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Katherine de Venables (de Houghton)

Also Known As: "Catherine De Hoghton", "Katherine /Houghton/"
Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Houghton, Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Death: circa 1368 (54-62)
Kinderton, Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Richard de Houghton, Knight and Sybil de Lea, Lady of Mollington
Wife of Hugh de Venables, 10th Baron of Kinderton
Mother of Rose de Venables; Sir Hugh de Venables, of Kinderton; Roger de Venables; Thomas de Venables; Richard de Venables and 3 others
Sister of Adam de Houghton; Alice Stanhope and Sibyl de Hoghton

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About Katherine de Houghton

2nd wife, Katherine, dau of Richard de Houghton, Lord of Houghton in Lancashire.  In addition to Hugh and Roger, shown below, this couple had Thomas de Venables, Richard de Venables, who married Joane dau and heiress of Hamon Fitton of Bollin and had issue; Joane, wife of Sir Thomas Lathom Lord of Lathom in Lancashire and mother of Isabel Lathom, who married Sir John de Stanley

- Ormerod volume 3 page 198, Venables of Kinderton


Katherine de HOUGHTON [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born 1308 in Houghton, Lancashire, England.

Parents: Richard de Houghton (1275-1340) and Sybil de Lea.

She married Sir Hugh de VENABLES Baron of Kinderton on 1327 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England.

They had the following children:

  1. Hugh de Venables, of Kinderton & Newton, was born 1328 and died 1383. Married 1) Ellen de Huxleigh 2) Margery de Coton
  2. Roger de Venables was born 1330 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England. Elizabeth, widow of Sir Randle le Roter and daughter and heiress of Sir William Golborne
  3. Thomas de Venables was born 1332 in Kinderton, Cheshire, England.
  4. Richard Venables, of Bollin, was born 1334 and died 1379. Married Joan Fitton.
  5. Joane Venables was born 1337. Married 1) Thomas Lathom 2) Roger Fazakerley 3) Sir Nicholas Harington of Farleton MP
  6. Margaret Venables was born 1342. 1) Thomas de Davenport , of Wheltrough 2) William de Newport




Katherine wife of Hugh de Venables, as widow of Peter de Burnhull, in 1331 claimed dower in two-thirds of an eighth part of the manor of Hindley; De Banco R. 284, m. 119; 287, m. 185 d. Peter's sisters and heirs, then minors, were called to warrant; ibid. R. 286, m. 170. William son of Adam de Pemberton was the tenant.

From: 'Townships: Hindley', A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 4 (1911), pp. 106-111. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41388 Date accessed: 06 October 2010.



   1Ormerod, George, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester (London: Lackington, Hughes, Mavor & Jones, 1819.), 3:199, Family History Library, 942.71 H2or.
   2Richards, W. S. G., The History of the De Traffords of Trafford, circa A.D., 1000-1893 (Plymouth, England: W. H. Luke, 1896. FHL US/CAN Film #823,879 Item 1.), p. 28, Family History Library.
   3Baines, Edward, The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster (Manchester, England: John Heywood, 1888-1893.), 3:348, Family History Library, 942.72 H2bai.
   4Young, Henry James, The Blackmans of Knight's Creek (Carlisle, PA : H. J. Young, 1980.), p. 85, Family History Library, 929.273 B565y.
   5Richardson, Douglas, Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004.), p. 677, Family History Library, 942 D5rd.


born in Houghton Lancashire
re birthplace - current spelling is Hoghton https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoghton

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Katherine de Houghton's Timeline

Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Age 20
Age 20
Kinderton, Middlewich, Cheshire, England
Age 22
Kinderton, Cheshire, England
Age 24
Kinderton, Cheshire, England
Age 26
Kinderton Norwich, Cheshire, England
Age 32
Wheltrough, Cheshire, England
Age 35
Northwich, Cheshire, England
Age 40
Kinderton, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom