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Ellen Fitton (Brereton)

Also Known As: "Ellen"
Birthplace: Brereton, Cheshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: September 22, 1541 (63-64)
Gawsworth, Cheshire, England (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: Gawsworth, Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Andrew Brereton, Kt. and Agnes Brereton
Wife of John Fitton, Esq.
Mother of Elizabeth Davenport; Anne Holland; Sir Edward Fitton; John Fitton; Lawrence Fitton and 6 others
Sister of Elizabeth Smith; Katherine Smith; Elizabeth Carrington; Sir William Brereton, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland; Katherine Bowyer and 3 others

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About Ellen Fitton (Brereton)

  • Ellen Brereton
  • F, #73592, b. circa 1477, d. 22 September 1541
  • Father Sir Andrew Brereton b. c 1440
  • Mother Agnes Legh b. c 1445
  • Ellen Brereton was born circa 1477 at of Brereton, Cheshire, England. She married John Fitton, son of Edward Fitton, Esq. and Emma Siddington, on 5 September 1498 at of Cheshire, England. Ellen Brereton died on 22 September 1541 at Gawsworth, Cheshire, England.
  • Family John Fitton b. c 1467, d. 19 Feb 1524
  • Children
    • Sir Edward Fitton, Sheriff of Cheshire+1 b. c 1500, d. 17 Feb 1548
    • Cecily Fitton+ b. c 1502
    • Elizabeth Fitton+ b. c 1507
  • Citations
  • 1.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2449.htm#... ___________________
  • Ellen Brereton1
  • F, #208562, b. 1477, d. 22 September 1541
  • Last Edited=20 Oct 2006
  • Ellen Brereton was born in 1477 at Brereton, Cheshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Andrew Brereton and Agnes Leigh.1 She died on 22 September 1541 at Gawsworth, Cheshire, England.1
  • Child of Ellen Brereton and John Fitton
    • 1.Sir Edward Fitton+1 b. 1500, d. 17 Feb 1553
  • Citations
  • 1.[S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p20857.htm#i208562 ____________________
  • A genealogical history of the dormant, abeyant, forfeited, and extinct peerages of the British empire (1978)
  • https://archive.org/details/agenealogicalhi00burkgoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/agenealogicalhi00burkgoog#page/n94/mode/1up
  • Pg.74
  • RALPH DE BRERETON (son of William de Brereton, and grandson of William de Brereton,) was father (besides a 2nd son, Gilbert, and a dau., Isolda, wife of Gilbert de Stoke,) of an elder son and heir.
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt, living temp. JOHN and HENRY III., who m. Margery, dau. of Randle de Thornton, and had a son, RALPH, and a dau., wife of Thurstan de Smethwick. The former
  • SIR RALPH BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt, had two sons, WILLIAM (SIR), and Gilbert, father of Henry and Sibella, wife of William de Bouths. The elder son,
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt., m. the dau. of his guardian. Sir Richard de Sandbach, Knt., and was father of
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt., who m. Roesia, dau. of Ralph de Vernon, and had issue,
    • I. WILLIAM, m. Margery, dau. of Richard de Bosley, and d. in his father's lifetime, leaving issue,
      • 1 WILLIAM (SIR), of whom presently.
      • 2 .... etc.
    • II. .... etc.
  • Sir William was s. by his grandson.
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, living 49th Edward III., who m. 1st, Ellen, dau. of Philip, and sister and finally heiress of David Egerton, of Egerton, and by her had a son and successor,
    • WlLLIAM.
  • He m. 2ndly, Margaret, dau. of — Done, of Utkinton, and widow of John Davenport and by her had a son and two daus.,
    • .... etc. \*The eldest son,
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, m. 1st, In 1386, Angella, dau. of Hugh Venables, and by her had issue,
    • I. William, d. before his father, having m. Alice, sister and heiress of Richard Corbett of Leighton, and by her (who m. 2ndly, John Stretley, Esq.,) had issue,
      • 1 WILLIAM (SIR), successor to his grandfather,
      • 2 .... etc.
    • II. .... etc.
  • Sir William m. 2ndly, Elena, dau. of Sir William Maasy, of Tatton, Knt., and by her, who m. 2ndly, Sir Gilbert Halsall, Knt, had a son,
    • Thomas, in holy orders, rector of Brereton, 1433.
  • Sir William d. 4th HENRY VI., and was s. by his grandson,
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt, who m. Phillppa, dau. of Sir Hugh, and sister of Thomas Hulse, and had issue,
    • I. WILLIAM, m. Katherine, dau. of Sir John Byron, and d. s. p.
    • II. ANDREW (SIR), of whom presently.
    • III. .... etc.
  • The eldest surviving son.
  • SIR ANDREW BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt, m. Agnes, dau. of Robert Legh, of Adlington, and had Issue,
    • I. WILLIAM (SIR), his heir.
    • II. John, of Leek, co. Stafford.
    • III. Andrew.
    • IV. Matthew.
    • I. Ellen, wife of John Fitton, of Gawsworth.
    • II. Alice, wife of William Moreton, of Little Moreton.
    • III. Elizabeth, m. 1st to Philip Legh, of Boothes; and 2ndly, to John Carington, of Carington.
    • IV. Catherine, m. to Thomas Smith, of Hagh.
    • V. Matilda, m. to John Davenport of Davenport
    • VI. Johanna, m. to Lawrence Dutton. of Marshe, brother and heir of Sir Thomas Dutton, of Dutton.
  • The eldest son and heir.
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt.; chief Justice and lord high marshal of Ireland, m. 1st Alice, dau. of Sir John Savage, Knt, of Clifton, and by her had a son, .... etc. ______________________________
  • Nooks and corners of Lancashire and Cheshire: A wayfarer's notes in the ... By James Croston
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=KgsNAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA297&lpg=PA297&dq...
  • Pg.119
  • Edward Fitton died 15 February, 1510-11, leaving, with other
  • Pg.120
  • issue, a son John, who succeeded as heir, and who, as appears by the inquisition taken after his father's death, was then 40 years of age. He had married, in 1498, Ellen, daughter of Sir Andrew Brereton, the representative of a family that had been seated at Brereton from the time of William Rufus. By her he had, with other issue, a son Edward, who succeeded at his death, which occurred on the Sunday after St. Valentine's Day, 1525. ....
  • Pg.126
  • Lady Ann Fitton survived her husband many years. Her will bears date January 31, 1643-4, but the date of probate has not been ascertained. In it she bequeaths several small legacies to her granchildren and other, appoints her daughter, Mrs. Lettice Cole, sole executrix, and her two granchildren, William, Lord Brereton, and Charles Gerard, supervisors. She died 26th March, 1644, and was buried at Gawsworth.
  • Pg.128
  • .... Immediately after the death of Sir Edward Fitton, Penelope, Anne, Jane, and Frances, his four sisters-- married respectively to Sir Charles Gerard, Knight; Sir John Brereton, Knight; Thomas Minshull, Esquire; and Henry Mainwaring, Esquire-- entered upon possession of the estates; but, .... etc. ___________________
  • Ellen Brereton
  • Birth: 1477 Brereton, Cheshire, England
  • Death: Sep. 22, 1541 Gawsworth, Cheshire, England
  • Ellen was the daugher of Andrew Brereton and Agnes Legh. Ellen married John Fitton, on September 05, 1498 in Cheshire, England.
  • They had eleven children
    • Anne Fitton was born in 1495.
    • Edward Fitton Sheriff of Cheshire was born in 1500. He died on 17 Feb 1547/1548.
    • John Fitton was born in 1502 in Gawsworth, Cheshire, England, Great Britain.
    • Lawrence Fitton was born in 1504 in Gawsworth, Cheshire, England, Great Britain.
    • Ellen Fitton was born in 1506 in Gawsworth, Cheshire, England, Great Britain. She died on 18 Dec 1541.
    • Elizabeth Fitton was born about 1497. She died in 1577.
    • Randle Fitton was born in 1509 in Gawsworth, Cheshire, England, Great Britain.
    • Thomas Fitton was born in 1510 in Gawsworth, Cheshire, England, Great Britain.
    • Matilda Fitton was born in 1512 in Gawsworth, Cheshire, England, Great Britain.
    • William Fitton was born in 1514 in Gawsworth, Cheshire, England, Great Britain.
    • Cicely Fitton was born in 1516.
  • Burial: St James Churchyard , Gawsworth, Cheshire, England
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 62786154
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=brereton&GSfn... ______________________________
  • 'Brereton02'
  • Sir William Brereton of Brereton
  • m. Philippa Hulse (dau of Sir Hugh Hulse)
    • 1. William Brereton of Brereton (dsp)
    • m. Katherine Byron (dau of Sir John Byron)
    • 2. Sir Andrew Brereton of Brereton
    • m1. Agnes Legh (dau of Robert Legh of Adlington)
      • A. Sir William Brereton of Brereton (b c1483, bur 04.02.1541, Chief Justice and Lord High Marshal of Ireland)
      • m1. Alice Savage (dau of Sir John Savage of Clifton)
        • i. .... etc.
      • m2. Eleanor Brereton (d 1570, dau of Sir Ralph Brereton of Ipstones)
        • iii. .... etc.
      • B. Ellen Brereton
      • m. John Fitton of Gawsworth (d 19.02.1524)
      • C. Alice Brereton
      • m. William Moreton (Morton) of Little Moreton
      • D. Elizabeth Brereton
      • m1. Philip Legh of Boothes
      • m2. John Carington of Carington or Carrington
      • E. Catherine Brereton
      • m. Thomas (not John) Smith of Hagh (Hough)
      • F. Matilda (Maud) Brereton
      • m. John Davenport of Davenport
      • G. Johanna Brereton
      • m. Lawrence Dutton of Marshe
      • H.+ other issue - John of Leek, Andrew, Matthew
    • m2. Anne Done
    • partner(s) unknown
      • K. Katherine Brereton
      • m. William Bowyer of Knipersley (d 1540-1)
      • L. Elizabeth Brereton
      • m. John Smith of Oldhaugh
    • 3. .... etc.
  • Main source(s): BE1883 (Brereton) with some support from TCP (Brereton of Laghlin or Leighlin), Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Brereton of Brereton), BIFR1976 (Brereton)
  • From: Stirnet.com
  • http://www.stirnet.com/genie/data/british/bb4fz/brereton02.php#top _____________________________
  • Links
  • http://www.brereton.org/Cheshire%20January%202013.pdf - SOME DATES ARE NOT CORRECT IN THIS LISTING & CONNECTIONS VERY CONFUSING


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Brereton, Cheshire, England (United Kingdom)
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