Name: Ralph Assheton
Suffix: 3rd Bt
Birth: APR 1692 in Of, Middleton, Lancashire
Death: 31 DEC 1765
Burial: Middleton, Lancashire
Change Date: 26 AUG 2008
Succeeded his uncle, the 2nd Bart, who died May 1716.
In 1697 (ie age 5) Ralph Assheton of Middleton Hall near Manchester inherited Whalley.
m1. (8 Oct 1734 Prestwich, Lancashire) Mary Egerton (d 1735) (dau of Sir Holland Egerton, Bart) who died childless.
m2. (28 May 1739) Eleanor Copley (dau of Rev. John Copley of Batley)
((a)) Mary Assheton (d 01.06.1823) m. (07.10.1760) Sir Harbord Harbord, 1st Lord Suffield (d 04.02.1810)
((b)) Eleanor Assheton m. (12.12.1769) Sir Thomas Grey Egerton, 7th Bart , Lord Grey de Wilton, Earl of Wilton (d 23.09.1814).
Ancestor, through his daughter Eleanor, of the present Duke of Westminster, and the present Earl of Wilton.
Father: Richard Assheton b: 4 MAY 1654 in Middleton, Lancashire
Mother: Mary Parker
8 OCT 1734
in Prestwich, Lancashire
Eleanor Copley b: ABT 1717 in Of Thornhill, Yorkshire
28 MAY 1739
in Thornhill, Yorkshire 1
- Mary Assheton b: 10 NOV 1741 in Middleton, Lancashire
- Eleanor Assheton b: 1749
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