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Elizabeth Lawrence (NN)

Birthplace: Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Lancashire, , England
Immediate Family:

Wife of Robert Lawrence, Sr., 3rd Squire of Ashton Hall
Mother of John Lawrence; Sir Robert Lawrence, 4th Squire of Ashton Hall; Sybil Lawrence; Ann Lawrence; Edmund Lawrence and 3 others

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About Elizabeth Lawrence

  • A genealogical memoir of the family of John Lawrence, of Watertown, 1636; with brief notices of others of the name in England and America (1847)
  • https://archive.org/details/genealogicalmemo00lawr
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalmemo00lawr#page/6/mode/1up
  • It is, however, to one ROBERT LAWRENCE, of Lancashire, we are to look for the first individual of the name whose family and circumstances entitle him to be considered the Ancestor of the Lawrences of England. Born, probably, as early as A. D. 1150, he accompanied his sovereign, Richard Coeur de Lion, to the war of the Crusades, in the Holy Land, and so distinguished himself in the siege of Acre that he was knighted Sir Robert of Ashton Hall, and obtained for his arms, " Arg. a cross raguly Gu. " — A. D. 1191.
  • Seized of Ashton Hall in Lancashire, his successors held this seat for many generations, and it has been said to have belonged, even of late, to some of Sir Robert's descendants. His son and immediate successor married a daughter of James Trafford, Esq., of Trafford, Lancashire, by whom he had a son and heir, James, who succeeded Sir Robert, his father.
  • JAMES married Matilda de Washington, daughter of John Washington, of Washington, in 1252. She was an heiress, the only daughter. The son and successor of James Lawrence " living in the thirty-seventh year of Henry III. " by Matilda, was John, who married Margaret, daughter of Walter Chesford, whose son, named John, succeeding his father, married Elizabeth, daughter of --- Holt, of Stably, in Lancashire, and died A. D. 1360.
  • Sir ROBERT, a knight, son and heir of John and Elizabeth Lawrence, married Margaret Holden, of Lancashire, by whom he had sons: first, Robert, ancestor of the Lawrences of Standish, Crich Grange and Sevenhampton ; second, Thomas; third, William; fourth, Edmund; — ancestors of other principal branches of the name in England.
  • I. Sir ROBERT, son of Sir Robert and Margaret Lawrence, born before 1454, married Amphilbis, daughter of Edward Longford, Esq., of Longford, and had sons : first, James, a knight, styled " Sir James of Standish," to distinguish him from another of the name living at the time. He married Cecily, daughter of --- Boteler, Esq., of Lancashire, an heiress, and had issue, two sons and a daughter.


  • Margaret Holden1
  • F, #27922
  • Margaret Holden married Sir Robert Lawrence, son of John Lawrence and Elizabeth Holt. Margaret Holden was born at of Lancashire, England.
  • Family Sir Robert Lawrence
  • Children
    • Thomas Lawrence2
    • Edmund Lawrence2
    • Sir Robert Lawrence+
    • William Lawrence2 b. c 1425, d. 1455
  • Citations
  • 1.[S8723] Unknown author, Families Directly Descended from all the Royal Families in Europe, by Elizabeth M. Rixford, p. 91; Ahnentafel charts from Douglas Scott Robertson.
  • 2.[S35] Elizabeth M. Leach Rixford, Families Directly Descended, p. 91.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p930.htm#i27922





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Lancashire, England
Age 36
Agercroft, Lancaster, England
Age 39
Thurnham Parish, Lancashire, England, (Present UK)
Age 56
Chelmarsh, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England
Age 56
Age 58
Age 71
St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Age 71
Lancashire, England
Age 117
Lancashire, , England