Agatha de Vernon, of Shipbrook

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About Agatha de Vernon, of Shipbrook

Sir Hugh de Venables, Knight, Baron of Kinderton, son and heir of William, died 4 Edward III, married Agatha, daughter of Sir Ralph de Vernon, baron of Shipbrook, 23 Edward I.

Ormerod: The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester Vol III pp. 47, 51, 133

(regnal year calculation: 23 Edward l = 1294/5; 4 Edward lll = 1330/1)

Agatha De VERNON

Born: ABT 1280

Father: Ralph De VERNON (B. Vernon of Shipbrook)

Mother: Mary DACRE (B. Vernon of Shipbrook)

Married: Hugh De VENABLES (6º B. Venables of Kinderton) (son of William De Venables, 5º B. Venables of Kinderton, and Margaret De Dutton) (m.2 Elizabeth Mobberley)


1. Hugh De VENABLES (7º B. Venables of Kinderton) (m. Catherine De Houghton)

Agatha Vernon, b. Abt 1248, ,Shipbrook,Cheshire,Eng

Married Abt 1293


  • 1. Alice (Ellen) Venables, b. Abt 1294, of Kinderton
  • 2. William Venables, b. Abt 1296
  • 3. Sir Hugh Venables, Baron, b. Abt 1295, ,Kinderton,Cheshire,Eng d. 1368
  • 4. Reginald Venables, b. Abt 1300, of Hope
  • 5. Roger Venables, b. Abt 1302
  • 6. John Venables, b. Abt 1304
  • 7. Isabel Venables, b. Abt 1306
  • 8. Elizabeth Venables, b. Abt 1308, of Kinderton


  1. M E Sorley: The Sorley Pedigrees P. 47
  2. G Ormerod: The History of Cheshire Vol 3:133

Agatha de VERNON [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 1273 in Shipbrook, Cheshire, England. She married Sir Hugh de VENABLES Baron of Kinderton on 1293 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England.

They had the following children:

  • F i Alice de VENABLES was born 1296 and died 1327.
  • M ii Sir Hugh de VENABLES Baron of Kinderton was born 1298 and died 1368.


An important natural resource of Cheshire was salt: Below the surface of the county lie large deposits of saline rock, the presence of which may well have been known to the Romans. . . In the Middle Ages, the saltproducing towns were called, collectively, the Wiches, — Nantwich, Middlewich, Northwich. Medieval Cheshire Large areas of salt lands were owned by abbeys and clerics, but: Lay owners of salt houses, where salt pans filled with salt water were boiled, were even more numerous and diverse in status. . . . Among the proprietors of salt houses, land, or messuages in the Wiches were Venables ... [and many other Cheshire families

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Kinderton, Cheshire, England
Shipbrook, Cheshire, England
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Kinderton, Cheshire, England