Aston

A1. Sir Edward Aston of Tixall, Knight, m. Joane/Jane Bowles, daughter of Sir Thomas Bowles of Penho Castle, co. Monmouth, Baron of the Exchequer.
B1. Sir Walter Aston of Tixall, b. 8 Oct 1530, M.P. for co. Stafford, Knight, Sheriff of co. Stafford, d. 2 Apr 1589, m. bef. 8 Apr 1545 Elizabeth Leveson, daughter of James Leveson, merchant of London, and his 2nd wife Margery Offley (daughter of William Offley, of Chester).
  • C1. Sir Edward Aston of Tixall, Knight, Sheriff of co. Stafford, d. 1 Feb 1597, bur. probably at Wanlip, m. 1stly abt 3 Jun 1574, Mary Spence, daughter of Sir John Spence of Althorp, co. Northampton, Knight; m. 2ndly Anne Lucy, daughter of Sir Thomas Lucy of Charlecote, co. Warwick, Knight.
    • D1. *by 2* Sir Walter Aston, 1st Lord Aston, Baron of Forfar, b. abt. 9 Jul 1583, bap. at Charlecote, co. Warwick, Knight of the Bath, Ambassador to Spain, d. 13 Aug 1639, bur. St. Mary's, Stafford, m. abt. 1607 to Gertrude Sadleir, daughter of Sir Thomas Sadleir of Standon, Herts. (son of Sir Ralph Sadleir, statesman), by his 2nd wife, Gertrude Markham (daughter of Robert Markham of Cotham, Notts).
      • E1. Walter Aston, d. young.
      • E2. Walter Aston, 2nd Lord Aston, Baron of Forfar, b. 1609, d. at Tixall 23 Apr 1678, bur. St. Mary's Church, Stafford, m. 1629 to Lady Mary Weston (bap. at Roxwell, co. Essex 2 Jan 1603, d. aft. Aug 1678), daughter of Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, Lord High Treasurer of England, and his 1st wife Elizabeth Pincheon (daughter of William Pincheon of Writtle, co. Essex).
        • F1. Walter Aston, 3rd Lord Aston, Baron of Forfar, b. 1633, Lord Lieutenant of co. Stafford, d. 24 Nov 1714, bur. at Standon, m. 1stly Eleanor Blount (in her 2nd marriage, m. 1stly to Robert Knightley of Offchurch, co. Warwick. She d. 3 Dec 1674), daughter of Sir Walter Blount of Sodington, Baronet, by Elizabeth Wylde (daughter of George Wylde of Droitwich, co. Worcester, Serjeant-at-Law); m. 2ndly Catherine Gage of Firle, co. Sussex (d. 2 Apr 1720, bur. Standon), daughter of Sir Thomas Gage of Firle, co. Sussex, 2nd Baronet.
          • G1. *by 1* Edward Walter Aston, b. 1658, d. at Clermot College, Paris, 1678.
          • G2. *by 1* Francis Aston, d. 1694, bur. Standon.
          • G3. *by 1* Walter Aston, 4th Lord Aston, Baron of Forfar, b. abt. 1660/1, d. at Tixall 4 Apr 1748, bur. 8 Apr 1748 at Standon, m. Mary Howard (d. 23 May 1723 in childbed, bur. Standon), daughter of Lord Thomas Howard of Worksop, co. Notts and his wife Mary Elizabeth Savile (daughter of Sir John Savile of Copley, co. York, Baronet).
            • H1. Walter Aston, b. 16 Feb 1711, d. 19 Jun 1717, bur. Standon.
            • H2. Edward Richard Aston, b. 17 Jan 1713, d. young.
            • H3. Thomas William Anthony Aston, d. bef. 25 Oct 1739.
            • H4. Charles Joseph Aston, b. 19 Mar 1719, d. 12 Mar 1719, bur. at Standon 15 Apr 1720.

            • H5. James Aston, 5th Lord Aston, Baron of Forfar, b. 23 May 1723, d. of smallpox 24 Aug 1751 at Tixall, bur. St. Mary's, Stafford, m. at Twickenham, co. Middlesex 30 Jun 1742 to Barbara Talbot (d. at Paris, Oct 1759), daughter of George Talbot (brother of the 13th Earl of Shrewsbury) and his wife Mary Fitz-William (daughter of Thomas, 4th Viscount Fitz-William).
              • I1. Mary Aston, b. and bap. 14 Aug 1743 at Standon, accidentally burnt to deat 30 Jan 1805, bur. St. Mary's, Stafford, m. at Worksop Manor, Notts, 21 Sep 1766 to her cousin Sir Walter Blount of Sodington, 6th Baronet (d. at L'Isle, Flanders, 5 Oct 1785).
              • I2. Barbara Aston, b. 4 Sep 1744, bap. 8 Sep 1744, d. 2 Aug 1786, bur. St. Mary's, Stafford, m. St. James', Westminster 2 Feb 1762 to the Hon. Thomas Clifford (d. 16 Jun 1787, son of Hugh Clifford, 3rd Lord Clifford of Chudleigh).
            • H6. Anne Aston, b. 4 Apr 1705, d. 24 Jul 1705, bur. Standon.
            • H7. Catherine Elizabeth Aston, b. 7 Mar 1708, d. 25 Oct 1739, bur.27 Oct 1739, m. abt. 13 Jun 1727 to Edward Weld of Lulworth Castle, co. Dorset.
            • H8. Mary Anne Aston, b. May 1709, d. 2 Apr 1712, bur. Standon.
            • H9. Margaret Aston, b. 28 May 1714, a nun at Paris.
            • H10. Elianora Aston, b. 22 May 1717, d. 1 Feb 1728, bur. Standon.
          • G4. *by 1* Charles Aston, b. 1664, killed at the Battle of the Boyne, 1 Jul 1690.
          • G5. *by 1* William Aston, d. young.
          • G6. *by 1* Mary Aston.
          • G7. *by 1* Catherine Aston, d. young.
        • F2. Thomas Aston, m. Elizabeth Ogle, daughter of Thomas Ogle of Dissington, co. Northumberland.
        • F3. Charles Aston, d. young.
        • F4. William Aston.
        • F5. Elizabeth Aston, m. Sir John Southcote of Mersthan, co. Surrey, Knight.
        • F6. Fraces Aston, m. Sir Edward Gage of Hengrave, co. Suffolk, Baronet (in his 2nd marriage).
        • F7. Gertrude Aston.
        • F8. Mary Aston.
        • F9. Anne Aston, m. Henry Somerset of Pauntley Court, co. Gloucester, son of Lord John Somerset (son of the 1st Marquis of Worcester).
      • E3. Herbert Aston of Bellamour, bap. at Chelsea, 16 Jan 1614, bur. at Colton, 9 Jan 1689, m. Catherine Thimelby, daughter of Richard Thimelby, and sister of Sir John Thimelby of Irnham, co. Lincoln, Knight.
        • F1. John Aston, d. aft. 21 Jun 1689.
      • E4. John Aston.
      • E5. Thomas Aston, d. young.
      • E6. Gertrude Aston, d. young.
      • E7. Honoria Aston, bap. at Tottenham, co. Middlesex, 17 Jul 1610, d. at Vittoria, Spain, bur. St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, co. Middlesex.
      • E8. Frances Aston, bap. at Chelsea 16 Apr 1612, m. bef. Jun 1635 to Sir William Pershall of Canwell, co. Stafford, Knight (in his 2nd marriage).
      • E9. Gertrude Aston, after her husband's death a nun at Louvain, France, m. her sister-in-law's brother Henry Thimelby, son of Richard Thimelby and brother of Sir John Thimelby of Irnham, co. Lincoln, Knight.
      • E10. Constance Aston, m. 1629 to Walter Fowler of St. Thomas' Priory, Stafford.
    • D2. *by 2* Edward Aston, m. Anne Sadleir, daughter of Lee Sadleir of Temple Dinesley, co. Herts.
    • D3. *by 2* Thomas Aston, d. aft 18 Oct 1624.
    • D4. *by 2* Joyce Aston, d. bef. 1624, m. Sir Martin Culpeper of Deane, co. Oxford, Knight.
    • D5. *by 2* Elizabeth Aston, d. 25 Mar 1627, bur. Pillardington, co. Warwick, m. at Broadway, co. Worcester, 20 Jul 1600 to John Sandbach of Broadway, Esq.
    • D6. *by 2* Anne Aston, d. 5 Feb 1660, m. Ambrose Elton of Hazel, co. Hereford (d. 19 Feb 1659).
    • D7. *by 2* Jane Aston, m. Thomas Elton, M.D.
  • C2. Robert Aston of Parkhall, co. Stafford, Barrister at Gray's Inn, Recorder of Stafford, d. 1623, m. Joyce Dallyson, daughter of William Dallyson, Judge of the King's Bench.
    • D1. William Aston, drowned in the river Sow.
    • D2. William Aston of Parkhall, d. 18 Nov 1634, m. Mary Rugeley (in her 2nd marriage; m. 1stly to George Barbour), daughter of Ralph Rugeley of Dunton, Esq.
      • E1. Frances Aston, b. 9 Aug 1628, m. 28 Apr 1647 to John Whitehall.
    • D3. Robert Aston of Marston, d. 1625.
    • D4. John Aston of Tean, later of Fole, bur. at Leigh, 28 Nov 1640, m. Margery Walton, daughter of James Walton of Fole.
      • E1. Sir William Aston, bap. 8 Oct 1651, Knight, M.P. for cos. Meath and Louth, Privy Seal, d. aft. 5 May 1671, m. 1stly Sarah Wingfield (d. bef. Jul 1642), daughter of Thomas Wingfield of Shrewsbury; m. 2ndly aft. 12 Jul 1642 to Elizabeth Fellgate (in her 2nd marriage; m. 1stly Cotton Gill, merchant of London. She d. 19 May 1661, bur. 30 May 1661), daughter of William Fellgate, merchant of London; m. 3rdly at Dublin, abt. 6 Nov 1661 to Ursula Stockton (in her 1st marriage; m. 2ndly 1674 to Sir Charles Feilding, son of George, 1st Earl of Desmond. She d. 30 Oct 1720, bur. St. Michael's, Dublin), daughter or Thomas Stockton, Justice of the King's Bench in Ireland.
        • F1. *by 1* Elizabeth Aston, d. 5 Feb 1656, bur. 10 Feb 1656, m. Nicholas Codington of Holm Patrick.
        • F2. *by 2* William Aston, b. 1643, murderer, executed 7 May 1686, m. abt. 21 Oct 1682 to Lettice Jones.
        • F3. *by 2* John Aston, d. bef. 1669.
        • F4. *by 3* Thomas Aston, b. 1662, m. Margaret Sandys, daughter of Colonel Robert Sandys of Roscommon.
        • F5. *by 3* John Aston, bap. at St. Bride's, Dublin, 11 Nov 1663, bur. St. Michael's, Dublin, 30 Jun 1664.
        • F6. *by 3* Edward Aston, bur. at St. Michael's, Dublin, 16 Aug 1666.
        • F7. *by 3* Ursula, d. bef. 1669.
      • E2. Richard Aston.
      • E3. Charles Aston, d. bef. 1669.
      • E4. Alexander Aston, m. Letitia N. (either the daughter or widow of an N. N. Clinton).
      • E5. Anthony Aston, d. bef. 1669.
      • E6. Robert Aston, d. bef. 1669.
      • E7. Elizabeth Aston, d. bef. 1669.
      • E8. Jane Aston, d. bef. 1669.
      • E9. Mary/Maria Aston, d. bef. 1669.
      • E10. Joyce Aston, d. bef. 1669.
      • E11. Anne Aston, m. John Worswick, of Stafford.
      • E12. Mabel Aston, m. Richard Ogden, of London.
      • E13. Margaret Aston, m. George Long, of Clerkenwell, J.P.
  • C3. Richard Aston, rector of Leigh, m. 1stly Julian (in her 2nd marriage, m. 1stly N. N. Clerke); m. 2ndly Anne.
    • D1. *by ?* Joyce.Aston.
  • C4. William Aston of MIlwich, bur. at Tixall 6 May 1628, m. at Kingsbury, co. Warwick, 21 Apr 1590 to Elizabeth Willington, daughter of Waldive Willington of Hurley, co. Warwick, Esq.
    • D1. Edward Aston of Milwich, bur. at Milwich 26 Nov 1678, m. at Weston-on-Trent, 2 July 1622 to Dorothy Eld, daughter of Richard Eld of Seighford.
      • E1. Walter Aston of Milwich, d. 1691, m. Ann Chetwynd (d. aft. 22 Jun 1703), daughter of John Chetwynd of Rudge, Esq.
      • E2. Richard Aston, bap. at Milwich 3 Jan 1631, bur. at Milwich 9 Apr 1633.
      • E3. William Aston, bap. at Milwich 13 Feb 1634, bur. at Milwich 5 Feb 1661, may have m. Jane N. N.
      • E4. Edward Aston, bap. at Milwich 17 Aug 1636, bur. at Milwich 24 Aug 1705, m. Prudence King, daughter of Matthew King of Stafford.
        • F1. Walter Aston of St. Giles-in-the-Fields, co. Middlesex, bap. at Milwich 15 Oct 1680, d. 6 Jan 1722, bur. at St. Giles', m. Penelope Whitfield, daughter of John Whitfield, of Lincoln.
          • G1. Philip Aston, b. St. Giles-in-the-Fields 3 Aug 1709, d. 29 Apr 1755, buried at St. George the Martyr.
          • G2. Walter Aston, b. St. Giles-in-the-Fields 24 Feb 1712, man-cook, d. 25 Mar 1763, bur. St. George the Martyr, Bloomsbury, m. Ann.
        • F2. Edward Aston of St. Giles-in-the-Fields, co. Middlesex, b. 10 Nov 1686, d. 27 Mar 1738, m. Anne Bayley, daughter of Thomas Bayley, of Stafford.
          • G1. Walter Aston, b. 10 OCt 1732, watchmaker in London, d. in London 29 Jul 1805, bur. Grosvenor Chapel, m. at Hampstead, co. Middlesex 28 May 1766 to Anne Hutchinson, daughter of Peter Hutchinson, of Gales, co. York.
            • H1. Rev. Walter Hutchinson Aston, b. 15 Sep 1769, bap. at St. George's, Hanover Square, Vicar of Tardebigg, co. Worcester, d. 21 Jan 1845, bur. at Tardebigg, m. St. Mary's, Nottingham 14 Jun 1802, to Elizabeth Haines (d. 1833, bur. Tardebigg), daughter of Rev. Nathan Haines and his wife Susan Chudleigh (sister of Sir John Chudleigh, Baronet).
            • H2. William Bayley Aston, lost at sea 1791.
            • H3. Elizabeth Jane Aston, d. 1768, young.
          • G2. William Aston, d. at Liége, Flanders.
      • E5. Richard Aston, bap. at Milwich 15 May 1638, d. aft. 1673.
      • E6. Elizabeth Aston, d. aft. 16 Feb 1667.
      • E7. Anne Aston, m. Peter Younge, of co. Montgomery.
      • E8. Mary Aston, m. William Chancey of Sutton Coldfield, co. Warwick.
      • E9. Dorothy Aston.
    • D2. Thomas Aston.
    • D3. Anne Aston, m. Ralph Bayley of Normancote Grange, co. Stafford.
  • C5. Hastings Aston, d. 1586.
  • C6. Devereux Aston of Wanlip, b. abt. 1571, d. 1635, m. 1stly Godith (in her 2nd marriage, m. 1stly Richard Skeffington, Esq. of London. She d. aft. 1609); m. 2ndly abt. Apr 1624 to Margaret Barrat (in her 2nd marriage, m. 1stly to Hugh Botham of Leicester. She d. aft. Apr 1635), daughter of William Barratt of Wymeswold, co. Leicester.
  • C7. Jane Aston, m. William Crompton of Stone, Sheriff of co. Stafford (d. 1604).
  • C8. Margery Aston, m. Thomas Astley of Patshull.
  • C9. Eleanor Aston, d. 1636, bur. Chesterton church, m. William Peyto of Chesterton, co. Warwick (d. 1609, bur. Chesterton church).
  • C10. Mary Aston, m. aft. 1583 to Christopher Collier of Yarlet, co. Stafford.
  • C11. Elizabeth Aston, m. Basil Feilding.
    • D1. William Feilding, 1st Earl of Denbigh.
  • C12. Catherine Aston, d. 1646, m. 1stly aft. 1583 to Stephen Slaney, son of Sir Stephen Slaney, Lord Mayor of London; m. 2ndly contract 18 Jan 1605 to Sir William Chetwynd of Ingestrie, co. Stafford, Knight (in his 2nd marriage. He d. 14 Jan 1614); m. 3rdly to Sir Edward Cope of Canon's Ashby, co. Northants, Knight.
Arms: Ar., a fess, and in chief three lozenges, sa.
Crest: A bull's head couped or, armed ar., the tips of the horns sa.
Supporters: Two Roman knights armed proper, their faces, hands, and knees bare, having round bucklers on their exterior arms, their scabbards sable, sword, hilts, and chapes or.
Mottoes: 1) Numini et patriæ asto 2) Contra el rapido muero.

Sources: Balfour Paul, J. (1904) The Scots Peerage, vol. 1. Edinburgh: David Douglas.


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