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Note A. [Referred to in p. xvii.]

EXTRACTS FROM WILLS, &c. OF PERSONS OF THE NAME OF WALTON,

IN ThE BIShOP'S REGISTRY AT LIChFIELD.

Ralph Walton of the parish of the Holy Trinity, in Coventry. Proved at Lichfield on the a9th July 1551, by his widow, relict and executrix.

John Walton of the parish of Worfield. Proved at that place a6th September 155a, by William Walton, his son and executor.

JOhN Walton of Radford. Proved at Coventry on the 17th April 1553, by Thomas Walton, his son and executor.

John Walton of Granborow. Proved at Coventry on the 17th April 1553, by Alexander Walton, his son and executor.

Richard Walton of Burton upon Trent. Proved by Nicolas Walton, his son and executor, at Lichfield, on the 6th September 1555'

Letters of administration of the goods of Nicolas Walton of Burton upon Trent, were granted on the a1st of January 1556, at Lichfield, to Edith Walton.

William Walton of the parish of Muccleston. Proved at Lichfield on the last day of August 1557, by Thomas Walton, his son and executor.

Letters of administration of the goods of Thomas Walton of Alfreton, were granted to Isabella, his widow, on the 16th of September 1557.

John Walton of the parish of Long Frith. Proved at Ashbourn 17th September 1558, by Margaret Walton, his relict, and Prudence Walton, his daughter, the executrixes.

Letters of administration of the goods of Roger Walton of the parish of Muccleston, were granted to William Walton, his son, at Stafford, nth April 1559.

Henry Walton of Bridgenorth. Proved at Lichfield on the aoth

August 1559, by Dorothy . . . . , and Henry the executors.

Richard Walton of the parish of Muccleston. Proved by . . . . and William Adams, the executors, at Stafford, on the 5th day of May 1561.

Letters of administration of the goods of William Walton of the parish of Muccleston, were granted to Alice, his widow, at Stafford, on the 19th day of April 1564.

Edyth Walton of Burton upon Trent, dated 8th March 1557. Proved at Lichfield 17th July 1559, by Joanna and Agnes, her daughters and. executrixes. This will is very short; no person of the name of Walton are mentioned, nor is any one designated a relation in it.

Richard Walton of Marchington Woodlands, in the parish of Hanbury, in the county of Stafford, dated the last day of October 1557, proved by Robert Millwood [query Millward] and Thomas Boobye at Uttoxeter, 1566. The testator mentions his having seven children, viz. Henry, Margery, James, William, Mary, Elizabeth, and Ellen, to each of whom he left a legacy. \

Alice Walton of Marchington Woodlands, dated aznd March 1561, proved at Uttoxeter, 156a, by Richard Walton. She mentions her daughters, Margaret, Joan, and Agnes, Thomas Boobye her son in law, and Richard Walton.

George Walton of Yoxall, dated 1oth February 157o. Proved by Isabella, his widow, 7th April 1571. He mentions his children, Denstell Walton, Jervis Walton, Anne Walton, and William Walton. Jobn Walton, son of William Walton, Alice Haslam, his daughter, and James Walton, his brother. He is described in the signature to the will, as "late Baylie of Yoxall."

Agnes Walton of the parish of Madeley, in the county of Stafford, dated a8th November 157a. Proved aand April 1573, by Jobn Offley. No person is described as a relation in this will; but a Jobn Walton is mentioned.

Thomas Walton of Swinnerton, dated 7th January 158a. Proved in 1584, by Margaret, his widow. He mentions his wife, Margaret, and his children, Richard, Thomas, Robert, Jobn, and Margery.

William Walton of Stafford, dated aznd April 16o4. Proved by William Clarke in November following. He left the whole of his property, except a few trifling legacies, to his son, William Walton, who is the only person of the name of Walton mentioned.

Nicolas Walton of Kettleston. Proved at Ashbourn on the a7th April 1574, by Ellen, his widow.

William Walton of Bowleborough, was proved by ... . Walton and Thomas at Chesterfield, the 1ath April 1575.

Lawrence Walton of the parish of Beighton. Proved at Lichfield the 13th of October 1585, by Isabella, his widow.

John Walton of the parish of Radford, proved at Coventry, aoth June 1597, by Francis Walton, his executor.

Alexander Walton of the parish of Granborowe, proved at Coventry aoth June 1597, by Jobn Walton, his son and executor.

Letters of administration of the goods of Ronert Walton, alias Callowe, of Birmingham, were granted to Jobanna, his widow, at Lichfield, the 9th February 1597.

Letters of administration of the goods of Nicolas Walton of the parish of Granborowe, were granted to Elizabeth, his widow, at Coventry, a7th April 1598.

Letters of administration of the goods of Thomas Walton of .the parish of Swinnerton, were granted to Richard Walton the eldei, his brother, at Lichfield, the a5th of August 1598.

Letters of administration of the goods of George Walton of the parish of St Mary, Stafford, were granted to Elizabeth Walton, his widow, at Lichfield, the a5th day of September 1598.

letters of administration of the goods of Richard Walton of the parish of Fellongley were granted to Jobanna Walton, his widow, at Lichfield, a6th May 1599.

William Walton of the parish of St Mary, Stafford. Proved at Lichfield, the 9th day of November 16o4, by William Starkie, his executor.

On the same day, the guardianship of William Walton, the son of the said William Walton deceased, was assigned to the said William Starkie during his minority, &c.

Jane Walton of the town of Derby. Proved at Lichfield a9th January 16o5, by Raymond Firman, one of the executors.

John Walton of the parish of Wellington. Proved by Richard his son and executor, at Salop, 1ath May 1605.

Letters of administration of the goods of Elizaneth Walton of the parish of Willington, were granted to Richard Walton her son, at Lichfield 3rd of June 16o7.

Letters of administration of the goods of John Walton of the parish of Drayton Bassett, were granted to Richard Walton and Margery Wilcox, his brother and sister, the 9th of September 16o7.

I-etters of administration of the goods of Robert Walton of Seighford, were granted to Elizabeth'Walton, his widow, at Lichfield, the 15th of December 16o7.

At the same time letters of administration of the goods of the said deceased, bequeathed by his will to his son, Jobn Walton, a minor, weie granted to the said Elizabeth Walton, his mother, during his minority.

John Walton of Grindon. Proved at Lichfield 31st May 16o9, by Alice, his widow, and William, his son, the executors.

James Harrison, alias Walton, of Doveridge. Proved at Lichfield, the 2oth April 1615, by Constance, his widow and executrix.

At the same time letters of administration of the goods of the said James Harrison, alias Walton, deceased, given by his will to his children, Katherine, Anna, Richard, and George (minors), were granted to their mother, the said Constance Harrison, alias Walton, during their minority.

Humfrey Walton of Aston juxta Birmingham. Proved at Lichfield

Letters of administration of the goods of Thomas Walton, alias Callowe, of the parish of Aston juxta Birmingham, were granted to Maria, his relict, at Lichfield, October a5th, 1615. Also the guardianship, &c. of his children, Maria, Jobn, Dorothy, Margaret, Margery, and Elizabeth Walton, alias Callowe, during their minority.

Robert Walton of Sandon. Dated aand December 1616, and proved in 1617, by William Poker, George Pulston, and Francis Smith, the executors. At the same time the guardianship and letters of administration of the goods given by the said deceased to his children, George, Elizabeth, and Jobn Walton, minors, were granted to the said executors during the minority of the said children.

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his widow.

Agnes Walton of the parish of Pinckeston. Proved by William her son and executor, at Lichfield, the aoth February 1616.

John Walton of the parish of Pinckeston. Proved 14th February 1616, by Agnes Walton, his mother and executor.

James Walton of the parish of Leighe, proved at Lichfield, 1ath November 1616, by Katharine Walton his relict, one of the executors, power being reserved for William Walton, another executor. Also the guardianship of the deceased's children, Katherine Walton, and James Walton, minors, being granted to the said widow during their minority.

Isanella Walton exhibited an inventory of the goods of her deceased hushand, William Walton, of Bentley, on the 1st July 1617.

John Walton of Leamington Hastings. Proved on the 30th July 1618, by Henry Walton, his son and executor.

Note B. [Referred to in pp. xli. and lxix.]

The following entries occur in Izaak Walton's copy of the Book of Common Prayer, printed by Barker, London, 1639, small folio, in the possession of the Rev. Dr Hawes.

In the handwriting of Isaak Walton tlie elder:
My dafter Ann borne the eleventh of March, 1647.

My last son Izaak borne the 7° of Sept. 1651, at halfe an houre after a a Clock in the afternoone, being Sunday, and he was baptized in the evening by Mr Thrustros, in my howse in Clarkenwell. Mr Henry Davison, and brother Beacham were his god fathers, and Mrs Roe his godmother.

Rachell Walton dyed the az° of August, about 1a on that day, 164o, buried the a5o day.

Her dafter Ann borne the io° of July, 164o, dyed the ii° of May, 164a.

Ann Walton senyer dyed the 17o of Aprill about one a Clock in that night, and was buried in the Virgin Mary Chappell in the Cathedrall in Worcester, the aoth day.

A grave stone their laid over her, in which this written:
Here lyeth buried so much as could dye of Ann, the wife of Izaak
Walton.

A woman who was of remarkable prudence
And

of the primitive pietie
Her greate and generall knowledg
Being adorned with such trew humillitie
And blest with soe much Christian
Meeknes as made her worthy
Of a more memorable monument. She dyed
Alas! Alas! that she is ded.
Aprill. 17. 166a.

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