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Elizabeth Trafford (Ashton)

Also Known As: "de Ashton", "Assheton"
Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: circa 1490 (51-67)
Trafford, Lancashire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Thomas "the Alchemist" de Ashton and Elizabeth Ashton
Wife of Sir John Trafford
Mother of Edmund Trafford, Knight of the Bath; Anne Strangeways; William Trafford and Dulcia Trafford
Sister of Sir John Assheton; Edmund de Ashton; Nicholas Ashton; Assheton; Jane Foljambe and 1 other
Half sister of Dulcia Gerard

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Elizabeth De Assheton

  • Birth: ABT 1431 in Ashton-Lyne, Lancashire, England 1
  • Death: 1490
  • Father: Sir Thomas "the Alchemist" De Assheton b: 1398 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
  • Mother: Elizabeth Byron b: ABT 1406 in Clayton, South Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage: Sir John Trafford b: ABT 1420 in Trafford, Lancashire, England
  • Children
    • Sir Edmund Trafford b: ABT 1454 in Trafford, Lancashire, England
    • Anne Trafford b: ABT 1465 in Trafford, Lancashire, England


  1. william venables.ged 2005



A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 4. Pg. 248

  • EDMOND TRAFFORD, who was knighted by HENRY VI. at Whitsuntide, in 1426. He m. Alice, eldest daughter and co-heir of Sir William Venable, knight of Bolyn, by Joan, his wife, daughter of John Massey, of Tatton, and had issue,
    • JOHN, (Sir) his heir.
    • Joan, m. first, in 1429, to James Byron, grandson of Sir John Byron, and secondly, in 1443, to William, son and heir of Sir Alexander Radcliffe, of Ordsall.
    • Dulcia, m. in 1438, to Sir John Ashton, of Ashton.
  • Sir Edmond lived until 1457, when he was s. by his son,
  • ' SIR JOHN TRAFFORD, knighted about the year 1444, who m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas Ashton, knight, of Ashton, and had issue,
    • EDMOND, (Sir) his heir.
    • William, who had lands given him by his mother and nephew. He died in 1518.
    • Thomas.
    • Dulcia, m. to Hugh Bulkeley, of Whatcroft, ancestor to the Lords Bulkeley.
  • 'Sir John died in 1488, and was s. by his son.
  • SIR EDMOND TRAFFORD, who was made a knight of the Bath in 1495. He m. Margaret, daughter of Sir John Savage of Clifton, and widow of John Hanford, of Hanford, and had issue, ....
  • Pg. 400
  • .... SIR JOHN RADCLYFFE, knt. of Catherton, married twice: by his second wife, Elizabeth, daughter of John Knyvett of Thirling, he had a son, EDMUND, ancestor of the Radclyffes of Broad Clist, in Devonshire; and by his first wife, Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas Tunstal, knt. of Tunstal, he had a son, JOHN, who m. Katherine, daughter of Richard Molyneux, of Sefton, and left three daughters his co-heirs, namely JOAN, m. to Edmund Ashton, esq. second son of Sir Thomas Ashton, knt. of Ashton-under-Line: MARGARET, m. to Ralph Standish, esq. of Standish; and ELIZABETH, m. to Robert Radclyffe, second son of Alexander Radclyffe, esq. of Ordsall.
  • 'Elizabeth Ashton1
  • F, #368933
  • Last Edited=19 Jun 2009
  • ' Elizabeth Ashton is the daughter of Sir Thomas Ashton.2 She married Sir John Trafford, son of Sir Edmond Trafford and Alice Venables.1
  • ' Her married name became Trafford.
  • 'Children of Elizabeth Ashton and Sir John Trafford
    • 1.Sir Edmond Trafford+2 d. 1514
    • 2.William Trafford2 d. 1518
    • 3.Dulcia Trafford2
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1114. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p36894.htm#i368933

ID: I234240

Name: Elizabeth [@] de Ashton

  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1431 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
  • Father: Sir Thomas [@] de Ashton b: 1398 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
  • Mother: Elizabeth [@] Byron b: ABT 1406 in Clayton, South Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage 1 Sir John [@] de Trafford b: ABT 1420 in Trafford, Lancashire, England
  • Children
    • Sir Edmond [@] de Trafford b: 12 MAY 1442 in Trafford, Lancashire, England


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Elizabeth Trafford's Timeline

Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
May 12, 1442
Age 11
Trafford, Lancashire, England
Age 34
Trafford, Lancashire , England
Age 59
Lancashire, England