Name: William Hulton
Birth: ABT 1507
Death: 10 NOV 1555 1
Residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
Note: 2 3|
Change Date: 13 OCT 2008
Inherited the estates in Farnworth, Lancashire from his uncle Christopher.
In 1521 William Hulton, in order to end the disputes with Adam Hulton of the Park respecting the inheritance of Alice daughter and heir of John Hulton, released his lands in Snythill (Snydale) in Westhoughton, Harpurhey, Denton, Openshaw, and Gorton, with reversion to William in the event of the failure of male heirs of Alice. Adam Hulton, on the other hand, allowed that the lands in Barton, Lever, and Bolton should remain to William and to the heirs male of James Hulton his father, according to the will of John Hulton, elder brother of James and father of Alice; Hulton Ped. 41?3.
After William Hulton's death Adam Hulton claimed the fulfilment of the agreement?Christian, the widow, and Alan, the heir, being defendants; Duchy of Lanc. Plead, xxxviii, H. 21.
William?s son John died before him, leaving an infant son William as heir to his grandfather, who died in 1556, and two daughters, Christian and Katherine.
The Farnworth estates went to the descendants of John the younger son of [this William?s father] James Hulton.
Father: James Hulton
Alice or Christiana Radcliffe
- Alice Hulton
- Type: Book
Periodical: A History of the Ancient Chapel of Blackley, in Manchester Parish:
- Type: Gedcom File
- Type: Book
Periodical: Victoria County History of Lancashire