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APPENDIX TO THE MEMOIR

OF WALTON.

NOTE A. [Referred to in p. xvii.]

EXTRACTS FROM WILLS, &c. OF PERSONS OF THE

NAME OF WALTON,

IN THE BISHOP'S REGISTRY AT LICHFIELD.

RALPH WALTON of the parish of the Holy Trinity, in Coventry. Proved at Lichfield on the 29th July 1551, by his widow, relict and executrix.

JOHN WALTON of the parish of Worfield. Proved at that place 26th September 1552, by William Walton, his son and executor.

JOHN WALTON of Radford. Proved at Coventry on the 17th April 1553, by Thomas Walton, his son and executor.

JOHN Walton of Granborow. Proved at Coventry on the 17th April 1553, by Alexander Walton, his son and executor.

RICHARD WALTON of Burton upon Trent. Proved by Nicolas Walton, his son and executor, at Lichfield, on the 6th September 1555.

Letters of administration of the goods of Nicolas WALTON of Burton upon Trent, were granted on the 21st of January 1556, at Lichfield, to Edith Walton.

WILLIAM WALTON of the parish of Muccleston. Proved at Lichfield on the last day of August 1557, by Thomas Walton, his son and executor.

Letters of administration of the goods of THOMAS Walton of Alfreton, were granted to Isabella, his widow, on the 16th of September 1557.

JOHN WALTON of the parish of Long Frith. Proved at Ashbourn 17th September 1558, by Margaret Walton, his relict, and Prudence Walton, his daughter, the executrixes.

Letters of administration of the goods of ROGER WALTON of the parish of Muccleston, were granted to William Walton, his son, at Stafford, 11th April 1559.

HENRY WALTON of Bridgenorth. Proved at Lichfield on the 20th August 1559, by Dorothy

and Henry

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William Adams, the executors, at Stafford, on the 5th day of May 1561.

Letters of administration of the goods of WILLIAM WALTON of the parish of Muccleston, were granted to Alice, his widow, at Stafford, on the 19th day of April 1564.

EDYTH WALTON of Burton upon Trent, dated 8th March 1557. Proved, at Lichfield 17th July 1559, by Joanna and Agnes, her daughters and executrixes. This will is very short; no person of the name of Walton are mentioned, nor is any one designated a relation in it.

RICHARD WALTON of Marchington Woodlands, in the parish of Hanbury, in the county of Stafford, dated the last day of October 1557, proved by Robert Millwood [query Millward) and Thomas Boobye at Uttoxeter, 1566. The testator mentions his having seven children, viz. Henry, Margery, James, William, Mary, Elizabeth, and Ellen, to each of whom he left a legacy.

Alice WALTON of Marchington Woodlands, dated 22nd March 1561, proved at Uttoxeter, 1562, by Richard Walton. She mentions her daughters, Margaret, Joan, and Agnes, Thomas Boobye her son in law, and Richard Walton.

GEORGE WALTON of Yoxall, dated roth February 1570. Proved by Isabella, his widow, 7th April 1571. He mentions his children, Denstell Walton, Jervis Walton, Anne Walton, and William Walton. John Walton, son of William Walton, Alice Haslam, his daughter, and James Walton, his brother. He is described in the signature to the will, as “late Baylie of Yoxall."

AGNES Walton of the parish of Madeley, in the county of Stafford, dated 28th November 1572. Proved 22nd April 1573, by John Offey. No person is described as a relation in this will ; but a John Walton is mentioned.

THOMAS WALTON of Swinnerton, dated 7th January 1582. Proved in 1584, by Margaret, his widow. He mentions his wife, Margaret, and his children, Richard, Thomas, Robert, John, and Margery.

WILLIAM Walton of Stafford, dated 22nd April 1604. Proved by William Clarke in November following. He left the whole of his property, except a few trifling legacies, to his son, William Walton, who is the only person of the name of Walton mentioned.

NICOLAS WALTON of Kettleston. Proved at Ashbourn on the 27th April 1574, by Ellen, his widow.

WILLIAM WALTON of Bowleborough, was proved by Walton and Thomas

at Chesterfield, the 12th April 1575. LAWRENCE WALTON of the parish of Beighton. Proved at Lichfield the 13th of October 1585, by Isabella, his widow.

John Walton of the parish of Radford, proved at Coventry, 20th June 1597, by Francis Walton, his executor.

ALEXANDER WALTON of the parish of Granborowe, proved at Coventry 20th June 1597, by John Walton, his son and executor.

Letters of administration of the goods of ROBERT WALTON, alias Callowe, of Birmingham, were granted to Johanna, his widow, at Lichfield, the 9th February 1597.

Letters of administration of the goods of Nicolas WALTON of the parish of Granborowe, were granted to Elizabeth, his widow, at Coventry, 27th April 1598.

Letters of administration of the goods of THOMAS WALTON of the parish of Swinnerton, were granted to Richard Walton the elder, his brother, at Lichfield, the 25th of August 1598.

Letters of administration of the goods of GEORGE WALTON of the parish of St Mary, Stafford, were granted to Elizabeth Walton, his widow, at Lichfield, the 25th day of September 1598.

Letters of administration of the goods of RICHARD WALTON of the parish of Fellongley were granted to Johanna Walton, his widow, at Lichfield, 26th May 1599.

WILLIAM WALTON of the parish of St Mary, Stafford. Proved at Lichfield, the 9th day of November 1604, by William Starkie, his executor.

On the same day, the guardianship of WILLIAM WALTON, the son of the said William Walton deceased, was assigned to the said William Starkie during his minority, &c.

JANE WALTON of the town of Derby. Proved at Lichfield 29th January 1605, by Raymond Firman, one of the executors.

JOHN Walton of the parish of Willington. Proved by Richard his son and executor, at Salop, 12th May 1605.

Letters of administration of the goods of ELIZABETH WALTON of the parish of Willington, were granted to Richard Walton her son, at Lichfield 3rd of June 1607.

Letters of administration of the goods of John WALTON of the parish of Drayton Bassett, were granted to Richard Walton and Margery Wilcox, his brother and sister, the 9th of September 1607.

Letters of administration of the goods of Robert Walton of Seighford, were granted to Elizabeth Walton, his widow, at Lichfield, the 15th of December 1607.

At the same time letters of administration of the goods of the said deceased, bequeathed by his will to his son, John Walton, a minor, were granted to the said Elizabeth Walton, his mother, during his minority.

JOHN WALTON of Grindon. Proved at Lichfield 31st May 1609, by Alice, his widow, and William, his son, the executors.

James Harrison, alias WALTON, of Doveridge. Proved at Lichfield, the 20th April 1615, by Constance, his widow and executrix.

At the same time letters of administration of the goods of the said James Harrison, alias Walton, deceased, given by his will to his children, Katherine, Anna, Richard, and George (minors), were granted to their mother, the said Constance Harrison, alias Walton, during their minority.

HUMFREY WALTON of Aston juxta Birmingham. Proved at Lichfield 16th day of June 1615, by Margery, his widow.

Letters of administration of the goods of THOMAS Walton, alias Caliowe, of the parish of Aston juxta Birmingham, were granted to Maria, his relict, at Lichfield, October 25th, 1615; Also the guardianship, &c. of his children, Maria, John, Dorothy, Margaret, Margery, and Elizabeth Walton, alias Callowe, during their minority.

ROBERT WALTON of Sandon. Dated 22nd December 1616, and proved in 1617, by William Poker, George Pulston, and Francis Smiih, the executors. At the same time the guardianship and letters of administration of the goods given by the said deceased to his children, George, Elizabeth, and John Walton, minors, were granted to the said executors during the minority of the said children.

AGNES Walton of the parish of Pinckeston. Proved by William her son and executor, at Lichfield, the 20th February 1616.

JOHN WALTON of the parish of Pinckeston. Proved 14th February 1616, by Agnes Walton, his mother and executor.

JAMES WALTON of the parish of Leighe, proved at Lichfield, 12th November 1616, by Katharine Walton his relict, one of the executors, power being reserved for William Walton, another executor. Also the guardianship of the deceased's children, Katherine Walton, and James Walton, minors, being granted to the said widow during their minority.

ISABELLA WALTON exhibited an inventory of the goods of her deceased husband, William Walton, of Bentley, on the ist July 1617.

JOHN WALTON of Leamington Hastings. Proved on the 30th July 1618, by Henry Walton, his son and executor.

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NOTE B. [Referred to in pp. xli. and lxix.]

The following entries occur in Izaak Walton's copy of the Book of Common Prayer, printed by Barker, London, 1639, small folio, in the possession of the Rev. Dr Hawes.

In the handwriting of Isaak Walton the elder :-
My dafter Ann borne the eleventh of March, 1647.

My last son Izaak borne the 70 of Sept. 1651, at halfe an houre after 2 a Clock in the afternoone, being Sunday, and he was baptized in the evening by Mr Thrustros, in my howse in Clarkenwell. Mr Henry Davison, and brother Beacham were his god fathers, and Mrs Roe his godmother.

Rachell Walton dyed the 22° of August, about 12 on that day, 1640, buried the 250 day.

Her dafter Ann borne the 10° of July, 1640, dyed the 11° of May, 1642.

Ann Walton senyer dyed the 17° of Aprill about one a Clock in that night, and was buried in the Virgin Mary Chappell in the Cathedrall in Worcester, the 20th day.

A grave stone their laid over her, in which this written :

Here lyeth buried so much as could dye of Ann, the wife of Izaak
Walton.
A woman who was of remarkable prudence

And
of the primitive pietie
Her greate and generall knowledg
Being adorned with such trew humillitie
And blest with soe much Christian

Meeknes as made her worthy
Of a more memorable monument.

She dyed
Alas! Alas! that she is ded.

Aprill. 17. 1662.

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