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Families covered: Stapylton (Stapleton) of Myton, Stapylton of Norton, Stapilton of Warter, Stapleton (Stapilton) of Wighill

We keep using "Stapleton" as the spelling of this family's name until the 16th century when we adopt the spellings used in the relevant sources.
Sir John Stapleton of Wighill (d 1455)
m. Margaret Norton (d 1465, dau of Richard Norton of Norton Conyers)
1. Sir William Stapleton of Wighill
  m1. (1457-9) Margaret Pickering (dau of Sir James Pickering of Oswaldkirk)
  A. Sir Bryan Stapleton (a 1505, 2nd son)
  m. Joan Thirkeld (dau of Sir Lancelot Thirkeld of Threlkeld)
i. Christopher Stapleton of Wighill (d 1537)
  m1. Alice Aske (d 1521, dau of William Aske of Aske)
  a. Sir Bryan Stapleton (dvpsp 1537)
  m. Margery Constable (dau of Sir John Constable of Holderness)
  b. Sir Robert Stapleton of Wighill (d 1557)
  m. Elizabeth Mallory (dau of Sir William Mallory of Studley)
  (1) Sir Robert Stapleton of Wighill, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b 1547)
  m1. Catherine Constable (dau of Sir Marmaduke Constable of Everingham)
(A) Henry Stapleton or Stapilton of Wighill (d 1630)
  m. Mary Forster (d 1656, dau of Sir John Forster of Bamborough Castle and Alnwick Abbey)
  (i) Robert Stapilton of Wighill (b 1601, d 11.03.1635)
  m. (11.06.1622) Catherine Fairfax (d 23.02.1666, dau of 1st Viscount of Walton and Gilling Castle)
  (a) Sir Miles Stapilton of Wighill (d 01.1668)
  m. (18.06.1647) Mary Hopton (dau of Sir Ingram Hopton of Armley)
((1)) Catherine Stapilton (dsp 31.01.1703/4)
  m1. Sir Thomas Mauleverer, Bart (dsp c1687)
  m2. John Hopton of Ingerskill
  (b) Henry Stapilton (d infant)
  (c) Henry Stapilton of Wighill (dsp 1674)
  m. Ann Ingram (dau of Sir Arthur Ingram of Temple Newsam)
  (d) Isabel or Elizabeth Stapilton
m. Matthew Boynton (son of Sir Matthew, 1st Bart)
  (e) Catherine Stapilton (d 1695)
  m. William Fairfax of Steeton (d 1672)
(f) Mary Stapilton
  m. (20.02.1654) Walter Moyle of Twyndford (d 24.05.1660)
  (ii) Sir Philip Stapilton of Warter-on-the Wolds (b 1603)
  m1. (1627) Frances Hotham (dau of Sir John Hotham)
  (a) John Stapilton of Warter (d 1697)
  m. Elizabeth Lawson (dau of Sir Wilfrid Lawson of Isell)
((1)) Isabel Stapilton (bur 12.04.1687)
  m. Sir William Pennington, Bart of Muncaster Castle (bpt 16.03.1655, d 01.07.1730)
  ((2)) Jane Stapilton (d 1694)
  m. Rowland Moseley of York
  ((3)) Ester Stapilton
  m. John Saunders of Grosmont Abbey
  ((4))+ other daughters (d unm)
  (b) Robert Stapilton of Wighill (dsp 1675)
  m. Dorothy Fairfax (d 14.01.1745, dau of 4th Lord of Denton)
  (c) Mary Stapilton
  m. Thomas FitzWilliam, 4th Viscount FitzWilliam (d 20.02.1704)
  (d) daughter
  m2. Barbara Lennard (dau of 12th Lord Dacre of Hurstmonceaux)
  (e) Henry Stapilton of Wighill (d unm 1723)
(f) Philip Stapilton of Wighill (d 1729)
  m. Margaret Gage
  ((1)) Henry Stapilton (b 1692, dvp 1724)
  m. Ann Maitland
  ((A)) Henry Stapilton of Wighill (d 1746)
  m. Elizabeth Healey (dau of George Healey of Gainsborough)
((i)) Henry Stapilton of Wighill (d 04.04.1779)
  m. (1765) Harriet Pennyman-Warton (dau of Sir Warton Pennyman-Warton, 5th Bart of Beverley)
  ((a)) Martha Stapilton (d 20.11.1822)
  m. (29.07.1783) Granville Anson Chetwynd, later Chetwynd-Stapylton (d 02.12.1834, Major General)
  ((ii)) Philip Stapilton (dsp 1768)
  ((B)) Philip Stapilton (d unm 1783, captain)
  ((2)) Philip Stapilton (dsp 1744)
  m. Anna Thompson of Marston
  ((3))+ other issue (d unm)
  (g) Frances Stapilton (d before 05.1719)
  m. (26.01.1668) Sir Nathaniel Powell, 2nd Bart of Ewhurst (b c1640, d c1707)
  (h)+ 2 daughters (d unm)
(iii) John Stapilton
  m. _ Hungate (dau of Thomas Hungate of Bulmer)
  (iv) Bryan Stapilton (MP)
  m. Anne Brainton
  (v) Katharine Stapilton (bur 14.06.1672)
  m1. Sir George Twisleton, Bart of Barley (b c1605, dsp 10.1635)
  m2. Sir Henry Cholmeley (brother of Sir Hugh, 1st Bart)
  (vi) Mary Stapilton
  m. Sir Henry St. Quentin, Bart of Harpham (b 1606, d 1695)
  (vii) Jane Stapilton
  m. William Fenwick (son of Sir John of Wallington)
(viii)+ 3 daughters
  (B) Philip Stapleton (d 1618) had issue
  m. Dorothy Hill
  (C) Jane Stapleton
  m. Christopher Wyvill, younger of Constable Burton (b c1562, dvp)
(D) Dorothy Stapleton
  m2. Olive Sherrington (dau of Sir Henry Sherrington of Lacock Abbey)
  (E) Bryan Stapleton or Stapylton of Myton
  m. Frances Slingsby (dau of Sir Henry Slingsby of Scriven)
  (i) Sir Henry Stapylton, 1st Bart of Myton (d 1679)
  m. Elizabeth D'Arcy (dau of Conyers D'Arcy, Earl of Holdernesse)
(a) Sir Bryan Stapylton, 2nd Bart of Myton (d 23.11.1727)
  m. Anne Kaye (dau of Sir John Kaye, Bart of Woodsome)
  ((1)) Sir John Stapylton, 3rd Bart of Myton (d 24.10.1733)
  m. Mary Sandys (dau of Francis Sandys of Scorby)
  ((A)) Sir Miles Stapylton, 4th Bart of Myton (d 14.05.1752)
  m. (1738) Anne Waller (d 13.11.1791, dau of Edward Waller of Hall Barn)
  ((i)) Anne Stapylton (d unm 09.06.1770)
((B)) Sir Bryan Stapylton, 5th Bart of Myton (d unm 27.06.1772)
  ((C)) Sir John Stapylton, 6th Bart of Myton (d unm 1785)
  ((D)) Sir Martin Stapylton, 7th Bart of Myton (d 21.01.1801)
  m. Leeky Love of Bristol
  ((i)) Sir Martin Stapylton, 8th Bart of Myton (dsp 02.01.1817)
  ((ii)) Anne Stapylton
  m. (1770) John Bree (rector of Markstay)
  ((a)) Martin Bree, later Stapylton of Myton (a 1838)
  The following comes from 'The History and Antiquities of Cleveland' (John Walker Ord, 1846, 'Pedigree of Stapylton of Myton', p560).
  m1. Sophia Parsons (dau of William Parsons of Plymouth)
  m2. Ann Curtis (dau of William Curtis of Chiswick)
((b)) John Bree of Keswick who married ...
  m. Elizabeth Barcroft
  ((c))+ other issue - Robert Francis of Sydenham, Ann (d unm)
  ((iii))+ other issue (dvp unm) - Francis Samuel, Henry
  ((E)) daughter
  m. Henry Waller (MP)
  ((F))+ other issue - Christopher, Francis, Henry, other daughters
  ((2)) Anne Stapylton
  (b) Grace Stapylton
  m. Thomas Robinson of Holmby (d 1719)
  (c) Frances Stapylton probably of this generation
  m. John Lowe
  (d) Elizabeth Stapylton probably of this generation
  m. John Dodsworth of Thornton Watlass (b c1650)
  (ii) Robert Stapylton
  (iii) Miles Stapylton
  m. Elizabeth Hynde of London
  The following comes from Commoners (vol ii, Stapylton of Norton).
  (a) Robert Stapylton (RN, 3rd son)
  ((1)) Miles Stapylton (Admiral)
  ((A)) daughter
m. _ Reynolds
  (b) Henry Stapylton (rector of Thornton Watlass & Marsden)
  m. Mary Orchard (dau of Rev. _ Orchard of Newbury)
  ((1)) John Stapylton (d 1767, rector of Thornton Watlass)
  m1. Eleanor Lee
((A)) Henry Stapylton (d infant)
  m2. Lucy Wycliff (dau of Thomas Wycliff of Gayliss)
  ((B)) Henry Stapylton of Norton
  m. (03.01.1786) Mary Ann Gregory (dau of Robert Gregory, Captain RN)
  ((i)) Robert Martin Stapylton of Norton had issue
  m. Elizabeth Bockett (dau of J. Bockett)
  ((ii)) Mary Frances Stapylton
  m. Marshall Fowles of Preston
  ((iii)) Olivia Stapylton probably of this generation
  m. (21.04.1824) George W. Hutchinson, later Sutton of Elton
  ((iv))+ other issue - John, Lucy, Henrietta Charlotte
  ((C)) Thomas Stapylton (d unm 1780)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Stapylton
m. Richard Tennant
  ((3)) Sarah Stapylton
  m. Thomas Raisbeck of Stockton
  ((4)) Olivia Stapylton
m. Thomas Robinson (rector of Wycliffe)
  ((A)) Mary Robinson (b 1744-5, d 19.07.1815) apparently of this generation
  m. (1771) Joshua Greenwell of Kibblesworth
  ((5)) Henrietta Stapylton
  m. John Sons of London
  ((6))+ other issue (d unm) - Mary, Frances
(c)+ other issue (d unm) - Miles (prebendary of Worcester), Bryan
  (iv) Oliva Stapylton
  m1. Sir William Vavasor, Bart of Copmanthorp (d Copenhagen 1658)
  BEB1841 (Stapylton) reports that Oliva's 2nd husband was John Hutton of Maske but BEB1841 (Vavasor) reports that Sir William's widow's 2nd husband was Richard Topham. BLG1952 (Hutton) identifies the wife of John Hutton as Frances, 2nd dau of Bryan Stapleton, so we presume that BEB1841 (Stapylton) mixed up the husbands of 2 sisters.
  m2. Richard Topham
  (v) Frances Stapylton not mentioned by BEB1841
  m. John Hutton of Maske (Marske)
(vi) Ursula Stapylton
  m. Thomas Pepys of Hatchambarnes
  (F) Olive Stapleton
  m. Sir Robert Dyneley of Bramhope
(G) Ursula Stapleton (b c1587, bur 09.11.1623)
  m. Sir Robert Baynard of Lackham
  (H)+ other issue - Robert, Edward, Mary, Grace
  (2) Elizabeth Stapleton (d 24.11.1584 (not dsp 1601))
  m. Bryan Hammond of Scarthingwell
(3) Bridget Stapleton (dsp)
  m1. John Norton of Norton Conyers
  m2. Anthony Maude
  c. Anne Stapleton
  m. John Ireton of Ireton
  d. Isabel Stapleton
  m. John Lampleugh
  e. daughter
  m. Henry Hamilton
  f. Joan Stapleton probably of this generation
  m. Henry Hamerton (d 05.1537?)
g. daughter
  m2. Elizabeth Nevile (dsp, dau of Sir John Nevile of Liversedge)
  ii. Lancelot Stapleton (d 1537, 3rd son)
  m. Isabel of Wath (d 11.01.1595)
  iii. Eleanor Stapleton
  m. (1518) Sir Thomas Wharton of Helagh, 1st Lord (b c1495, d 23.08.1568)
  iv. Elizabeth Stapleton
  m. (1509) Edward Saltmarshe of Thorganby (b 1485, d 02.03.1548)
  v. Jane Stapleton
  m. Sir Robert Conyers of Hutton Conyers or Hooton Paynel
  vi. Margaret Stapleton
  m. John Copley of Batley Hall of Hotham (d 07.04.1543)
  vii.+ other issue - William (d 1544, 5th son), other sons (d unm - Bryan, Miles, Richard, Robert)
  B.+ 2 sons
  m2. Joan Tunstall (d 1507, dau of Sir T. Tunstall)
2. Agnes Stapleton probably of this generation
  m. Ralph Reresby of Thribergh (d 01.06.1466)
3.+ 5 sons and 3 daughters

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Chetwynd-Stapylton formerly of Wighill'), BEB1841 ('Stapylton of Myton')
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