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  • ID: I56546
  • Name: John Newton ???? 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1632
  • Note: From baptism date
  • Residence: ?of Highley, Shropshire?
  • Baptism: 31 JUL 1632 Chirbury, Shropshire
  • Education: Balliol, Oxon. Gray?s Inn (poss)
  • Note:

    I have assumed that Peter Newton?s son John is the John of Highley who was father of Henry who went to Gray?s Inn, who in turn I have assumed is the Henry ?of Highley and Romford? who was father of Sir Henry Newton.
    This John?s sister Sarah died in 1661.
    Is this him?:
    ?He was succeeded by his son John (baptized at Chirbury, November 16, 1654), who Mr. Lloyd thinks may be identical with the "John Newton of Heightley" in the roll of magistrates for ...?
    (Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1878. Page 361.)
    Newton, John, arm. Balliol Coll, matric 21 March, 1650-1; possibly student of Gray's Inn 1652, as son and heir of Peter, of Chirbury, Salop, gent. (See Foster's Grays Inn Reg.)
    (Alumni Oxoniensis. Page 1065)
    10 Jan 1651-2: John Newton, of Chirbury, Salop, gent., son and heir of Peter N., of the same, Esq.
    (Foster's Grays Inn Reg)
    Visitation of Shropshire, 1623, has entry for ?Newton of Heightley?.
    In 1662 houses in Dinham, Ludlow were acquired by John Newton, Esq, of Hockleton in the parish of Chirbury, who was living in No. 7 by 1669, an early example of land owning gentry having a town house in Ludlow.
    (Ludlow Library)
  • _UID: 5279EA8E6CE141D8AA699EE7289B7A75F356
  • Change Date: 20 SEP 2010

    Father: Peter Newton
    Mother: Owen

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      1. Has Children Henry Newton

      1. Type: Web Site
        Title: Stirnet Genealogy
        Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
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