Sir John Wettenhall, Kt., of Acton

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Sir John Wettenhall, Kt., of Acton

Also Known As: "Wettenhale", "Whetenhall"
Birthplace: Acton, Cheshire, England
Death: June 01, 1380
Wettenhall, Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Whetenhall and Agnes Wettenhall
Husband of Maude Wetenhale
Father of Margery Bromhall; Margaret Bostock; Katherine Hartley; Ellen Arderne; Mabell Grosvenor and 1 other
Brother of Robert Wettenhale

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About Sir John Wettenhall, Kt., of Acton

Sir John Wettenhall, Kt., of Acton


  • Married Maude Fulleshurst in 1319 in Cheshire, England.


  1. Richard
  2. Thomas, no issue


  1. Mabell, m. Richard Grosvenor
  2. Katherine, m. Adam Hartley
  3. Ellen, m. Henry de Arderne
  4. Margery, m. John de Hynkelegh
  5. Elizabeth, m. Richard de Manlegh
  6. Margaret, m. Adam de Bostock

Ormerod ('Wettenhall of Wettenhall') identifies the arms of this family as "Vert, a crosse engrailed Ermine" and adds that its "Ancient arms" were "Vert, a bend Ermine".

  • Gilbert de Wetenhale
    • 1. ?? de Wetenhale
      • A. John de Wetenhale of Wetenhale (a 1249, 1268)
        • i. Sir John de Wetenhale (a 1312, 1317) m. Agnes Arderne (dau of Sir John Arderne)
          • a. Sir John Wettenhall of Wettenhall m. Maude Fulleshurst (dau of Robert Fulleshurst)
            • (1) Mabella Wettenhall (dsp) m. Richard Grosvenor of Budworth
            • (2) Catherine Wettenhall (dsp) m. Sir Adam Hartley
            • (3) Ellena Wettenhall m. Henry Arderne of Dorfold
            • (4) Margery Wettenhallyy m. Geoffrey de Bromhale
            • (5) Margaret Wettenhall m. Sir Adam de Bostock
            • (6) Elizabeth Wettenhall m. Sir Richard de Manley
            • (7)+ other issue (d young) - Richard, John
          • b. Robert Wetenal or Wettenhall (a 1333, 1344) - continued just below m. Amicia de Alpraham (dau/coheir of Mathew de Alpraham)


Sir John Wettenhall, Lord Acton1

  • M, #34190
  • Father: Sir John de Wettenhall d. a 1318
  • Mother: Agnes de Arderne
  • Sir John Wettenhall, Lord Acton was born at of Acton & Wettenhall, Cheshire, England.
  • He married Maude Fullehurst, daughter of Robert Fulleshurst.
  • Family: Maude Fullehurst
  • Children:
    • Mabella Wettenhall
    • Catherine Wettenhall
    • Margery Wettenhall
    • Elizabeth Wettenhall
    • Richard de Wettenhall
    • John de Wettenhall
    • Margaret Wettenhall+
    • Ellen Whetenhall+2 b. c 1387
    • William Whetenhall+3 b. c 1400, d. 1456 [No. this is an error.]


  • G Ormerod: The History of Cheshire Vol 2:42
  • GOOGLE BOOKS Gilbert de Wetenhale / History of Cheshire, p 105-106
  • The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester: Compiled ..., Volume 2 By George Ormerod
  • Citations
    • 1. [S10638] Unknown author, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Ormerod, 1819, p. 135, 106.
    • 2. [S10297] Unknown author, History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Omerod, 1819., p. 106.
    • 3. [S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
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Sir John Wettenhall, Kt., of Acton's Timeline

Acton, Cheshire, England
Leighton, Cheshire, England
June 1, 1380
Wettenhall, Cheshire, England
Bramhall, Cheshire, England
Acton, Cheshire, England