Thomas Mort born abt 1540 Farnworth (15.7.) 


Data 15.7. 

RICHARD MORT AND CATHERINE MOSLEY
Extracted from the Will of Richard Mort held at Lancashire Records Office
Richard Mort of Peele, Gentleman 1723, 2 Nov
In the name of God Amen I Richard Mort of Peele in the county of Lancaster, Gentleman being in good health of body and sound
and perfect memory do make this my last will and testament. I do hereby give devise and bequeath unto my dearly and well 
beloved wife Katherine Mort her heirs and assifns for ever my messuage lands and tenement standing lying and being in Little
Hulton commonly called or known by the name of Peele alias Whicheves and all that other messuage or tenement called Tynebank
and all other my messuages, millo fillo lands tenements commons common of pasture and turbary lying and being in Worsley and
Tildesley or within Parish of Deane, Leigh and Eccles or any of them or elsewhere in the said county of Lancaster, after my just
debts and funeral expenses first paid and my late fathers Will be performed, then I bequeath unto my brother Adam Mort the sum
of two hundred pounds and appoint my said loving wife Katherine Mort the sole executor. I have put my hand and seal this twentieth
day of August 1697.
Note added to the will states: Probate 2 Nov 1723 Catherine Mort sole executrix.
Also entered in the Deane Parish Registers LPRS Books 53, 54 and 79
    Richdus Mort, de Hultonia inferiori, gen buried Oct 31, 1723
Extracted from the Will of Catherine Mort held at Lancashire Records Office
Catherine Mort of Peel 1735
In the name of God Amen I Catherine Mort of Peele otherwise Wicheeves within Little Hulton, widow do make this my last will and
testement. I commend my soul to Almighty God and my will is that my body be decently interred at the Parish Church of Manchester
in the ancient burying place of Sir Oswald Mosley at the discretion of my executors. I give and devise all that capital messuage or
dwelling house commonly called Peele Hall otherwise Whicheves where I now live and the demesn and demesn lands and other lands 
therto belonging. And also all other messuages lands tenements coal mines and heridments whatesoever with all appurtenances situate
lying and being in Little Hulton aforesaid Tildesley with Shakerly and Worsley or elsewhere in the said county whereof or wherein I have
any estate of Inheritance together with any seats in the Gallery of the Parish Church of Dean unto Joseph Yates of Manchester Esq
and the Reverand James Rothwell clerk Vicar of Deane to permit and suffer my nephew John Fletcher of the city of Dublin in the Kingdom
of Ireland Esq and his assigns to have hold use occupy possess and enjoy the said capital messuage or dwelling house and the Demesn
and Demesn lands thereto belonging, and also all other messuages, lands, tenements and Hereditments seats in the said church wherein
I have my estate of inheritance in possession ( The Coal Mines within the said premises only excepted) during the term of his natural life.
The said John Fletcher and his assigns from time to time and at all times during the said term maintaining upholding and keeping all the
edifices houses Buildings Gates stiles Fences and premises in good and substantial repair. And I do hereby reserve unto my executors
and trustees herein named during the continuence of the estate and interest hereby devised to the said John Fletcher all the Coal Mines
in the premises and all manner of priviledges and Roads convenient for sinking pits, getting banking laying selling and carrying away the 
same to the uses herein expressed without allowing any damages. Nevertheless the said John Fletcher and his assigns shall have and hold
the premises during  his life upon the express condition do and shall dwell and chiefly reside at Peele Hall during his life. But if the said
John Fletcher shall not think fit to come and dwell at Peele Hall for himself and his family then the Gift of the said Capital Messuage and
premises herein before mentioned shall cease and be utterley void. But in case of his refusal to live there then immediately after my death 
upon trust that all the said Capital Messuage and lands Coal Mines seats in the said church shall remain and be to and for the use and behalf
of the said Joseph Yates and upon his death for the use of Joseph Yates son of the said Joseph Yates and heirs of his body lawfully begotten
And for default of such issue to and for the use and behalf of Edward Mossley son of Sir Edward Mosley of Ancoats. I give unto Catherine
daughter of my nephew Nicholas Mosley of Manchester, Woollen Draper deceased the sum of three hundred pounds, and all the other
children of the said Nicholas Mosley the sum of three hundred pounds to be equally divided amongst them, share and share alike. Also
I give unto the said Sir Oswald Mosley the sum of one hundred pounds and all the money due or payable unto me by virtue of three bonds
bearing date on or about the 20th Jan 1671 of which bonds was given by ny brother Oswald Mosley Esq to John Lever Esq, another was
given to my sister Ann Mosley, spinster and a third to my sister Elizabeth Mosley, spinster. Also I give unto Ann daughter of my nephew
Nicholas Mosley late of London deceased the sum of one hundred pounds. Also I give unto Thomas Sutton of Damhouse Esq the sum of
three hundred pounds provided he do seal and execute a good and sufficient release of all estate right tithe interest and claim shall have
or pretend to haveout of the said messuage, lands now belonging to me, set my hand and seal the first day of November 1734
Note added states that Joseph Yates and James Rothwell sworn in common form May 2, 1735
According to the Palatine Notebook Nov 1883 on page 251
In a letter from Robert Thyer, dated Manchester Jan 20, 1734/35 to [ John ] Byrom the news is sent that my Lady Barbara Fitzroy, that
lived with mr Dawson, and Mrs Mort, were both buried this week…… Mrs Mort had left her estate to Capt Fletcher during his life, and the
reversion to Mr Joseph Yates second son, and upon default of issue, to Sir Oswalds Moseleys second son. This lady was Catherine,
daughter of Nicholas Mosley of Ancoats, Esq and Jane Lever of Alkrington.
According to the Victorian History of Lancashire, Hundred of Salford- Dean Parish page 145 with regard to Yates Peel Hall.
The old hall, a black and white half timbered structure, belonged in the reign of Elizabeth to Edmund Fleetwood, and was then called Wicheves. 
In the succeeding reign it passed from the Fleetwoods to the Morts of Dam House, in Tyldesley, who, in 1612, as appears by the inscription over
the door pulled down the old edifice and erected the present mansion upon the site, which was originally surrounded by a moat, vestiges of which
still remain, and approached by a drawbridge, when the name was changed to Peel. In 1690, Mr Richard Mort, dying without issue, left Peel to
his widow, Catherine, daughter of John Nicholas Mosley, of Ancoats, a Manchester Royalist, who had suffered in purse for the adherence to
the cause of Charles 1., the mother being Jane, daughter of John Lever, of Alkrington. This lady dying in January 1734-35, left the Peel estate to
Captain Fletcher, with the reversion to Joseph, second son of Joseph Yates, a barrister, and the lessee, with Dr. Dawson, of the Grammer School
Mills, at Manchester, and nephew of Mary Yates, wife of Oswald Mosley of Ancoats, the sister of Mrs. Mort.
WILLIAM PLUNGEON AND MARGARET MORT
According to the Palatine Notebook Nov 1883 on page 253
William Plungeon of Manchester, Linen Draper bapt 26 Aug 1659. Will dated 20 Mar 1705'6
married Margaret Mort by licence at the Collegiate Church and said to be of this parish 23 Sep 1684. She was Buried there 30 Dec 1723
A marriage at Manchester Cathedral (IGI) on Sep 23, 1684
    Margaret Mort and William Plungeon
The Will of William Plungeon taken from the Palatine Notebook Nov 1883 page 254
In the name of God Amen I William Plungeon of Manchester, co Lanc. Linendraper. My body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion
of my Executrix hereafter named. I will that my debts, funeral expenses etc shall be discharged. I bequeath to my loving wife Margaret Plungeon
my Executix hereafter named, pursuant to our marriage articles, all that and those my Burgage, messuage, or tenement, lying in Manchester aforesaid
near to the Cross, and now in the occupation of Widow Tickle. And also all that my other Burgage, messuage, and tenement in Manchester aforesaid
now in the occupation of Joseph Byrom with all their appurtenances, for the term of her life, and after the decease of my said wife Margrett Plungeon
I devise the same to my loving son, William Plungeon and his heirs for ever, charged with the payment of £200, £100 whereof I give to my son Thomas
Plungeon and the other £100 to my daughter Anne Plungeon.
Will proved 25 Feb 1706/7
ADAM MORT AND MARTHA LEIGH
A marriage at Terrington (IGI) on Dec 27, 1721
    Adam Mort and Martha Leigh
Also entered in the Deane Parish Registers LPRS Books 53, 54 and 79
    Adamus Mort par: de Leigh et Martha Leigh married Dec 27, 1721
    Nathan f Adami Mort de Atherton buried Apr 23, 1723
Burial Records at Deane Parish Chuch
    Nathan son of Adam Mort of Atherton buried Apr 23, 1723
A christening at Leigh (IGI) to parents Adam Mort and Martha Leigh
   Mary chr June 1734
From Gregsons Potfolio of Fragments printed in 1869 (copy in Chorley Library)
Extracted from the Pedigree of the Claytons connected with the Earles and many other families in Liverpool
Martha Leigh wife of Adam Mort of Chowbent, whose sole daughter Mary, married Thomas Earle of Leghorn and Liverpool
She was the daughter of George Leigh, Esq of Outerington and who married unknown. He married also the youngest daughter of Richard Percival 
of Allerton, whose grandfather was Mayor of Liverpool in 1658
George Leighs parents were George Leigh of Outrington aged 25 on Dugdales Visitation of Sep 16, 1665, and a daughter of ... Hindley of West Leigh, near Leigh
Extracted from the Will of Adam Mort of Atherton, gentleman 1734 Nov 1 Note: the Lancashire Record states that he is of Pemberton
    In the name of God Amen, I Adam Mort of Atherton, Gent being sick and weak in body but of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament
    in manor following. Six hundred and fifty pounds charged under to be paid for the purpose upon my messuage or land in Atherton called Owler Fould. Unto
    my brother John Mort all my said messuage of land in Atherton called Owler Fould and my tenement in Atherton called Mr Woods Tenement with all my
    Tythes. Unto my daughter Mary Mort all my other land tenement hereditaments and emoluments, certain articles made and executed between my honoured
    father Nathan Mort and my self. Twenty pounds to be paid unto my loving wife Martha Mort yearly. If my said daughter Mary depart this life before she attains
    the age of twenty years leaving no issue then the other lands unto my brother John Mort. Two hundred pounds unto my loving wife Martha Mort and four 
    hundred pounds unto my sister Hannah Rigby of Atherton widdow. To John Astley of Atherton the sum of ten pounds, to James Astley of Liverpool the
    sum of ten pounds, to Ann Astley their sister seven pounds, and Henry and Thomas Astley the younger brothers the sum of fifteen pounds. I appoint my
    said brother John Mort and my said loving wife Martha Mort to be executors of this my last will and testament made this ninth day of August 1730.
    signed Adam Mort.
Long inventory in great detail made thirtyfirst day of August 1730 of Adam Mort late of Adam, includes goods in the Hall, Items in the Garrets, Item Goods in
    Edwards Chamber, Items in the Parlour, near Kitchen, other Kitchen, Buttry, Little Parlour, Cellar, Room over the Hall, over the House, over the Parlour.
Extracted from the Admon of Martha Mort of Atherton, widdow dated 1743 Feb 12
    Know all men that we Mary Mort of Rochdale in the county of Lancs, spinster and John Mort of Atherton in the
    parish of Leigh, Chapman and John Kay of Manchester, Gentleman in the sum of £500 dated 6 Feb 1749.
    The condition of this obligation is such that we above bounden Mary Mort natural daughter and next of Kin
    and credits of Martha Mort late of Atherton deceased widow. Signed by Mary Mort and Jno Mort
From the Pedigree Resource file CD6
    Mary Mort b.1725 (dau of Adam Mort and Martha Leigh) married Thomas Earle (Bailiff) 1754 St Botoloph Bish, London, Middlesex
      son Adam Earle b. abt 1756 d. 1760 Leghorn, Livorno, Tuscany, Italy 
      dau Maria Earle b. 1761 Leghorn, Livorno, Tuscany, Italy d. 1849 Spekelands, West Derby m. Thomas Earle Esquire (b. 1755 d. 1822) 1786, Liverpool
      dau Jane Elizabeth Earle b. 1764 Leghorn, Livorno, Tuscany, Italy m. Richard Gwillym Esquire b.1764 of Bewsey Hall, Lancs d, 1818 Lucca, Tuscany
        Ch. of Thomas Earle & Maria Earle: William b.1787, Thomas b. 1788, John b. 1789, Hardman b. 1792, Mary b. 1794, Richard b. 1796,  Anne b. 1798, Jane b. 1800
        William m. 1829 Anne Brandish (b. 1787 Kilkenny, Ireland d. 1855) d. 1864 Abercromby, Liverpool
        Thomas d. 1806 Aberdeen
        John d. 1791
        Hardman m. Mary Langton (b.1798 d. 1850 Allerton Tower, Childwall) 1819 St George, Liverpool d. 1877 Allerton Tower, Childwall
        Mary m. 1820 Christ Church, Liverpool William Plunkett de Bathe (b. 1793 Kingstown, Meath, Ireland d. 1870 Wood End, Chichester, Sussex) d. 1854 Portman Sq
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 St. Marleybone, Middlesex
        Richard m. Margaret Langton (b. 1803 d. 1871 Edenhurst. Lancashire) 1829 St George, Liverpool d. 1848 Edenhurst, Lancashire
        Anne m. Joseph Langton (b. 1792 Kirkham d. 1855 Paris) 1821 St George, Liverpool d. 1875 Abercromby Sq, Liverpool
        Jane m. George Hall Lawrence (b. abt 1806 Mossley Hill, Liverpool d. 1869 Mossley Hill) 1831 St Luke, Liverpool d. 1883 Mossley Hill
            Ch of Hardman Earle and Mary, Thomas b. 1820, Mary b. 1821, Mary b. 1823, Hardman b. 1825, Elizabeth b. 1826, Emily b. 1827, Harriet b.1829, 
                                                                                                                                             Georgina b. 1830, Caroline b. 1832,  William b. 1833, Arthur b. 1838
            Thomas m Emily Fletcher (b. 1832 d. 1905 Wetherby Gadens, Kensington, London) 1853 St George, Liverpool d. 1900 Allerton Tower, Childwall
            Mary d. 1821
            Mary m. James Loxham Foster (b. 1829 d. 1902 Clifton Place, Middlesex) 1849 St Geo Hanover Sq, Westminster, Middlesex d. 1911 Clifton Place, Westminster
           
BRIDGET MORT AND HENRY HAIGHTON
From the Palatine Notebook Bridget, dau of Adam Mort of Bolton married Henry Haighton of Kirklees
From the Visitation of Lancashire by Sir William Dugdale 1664-5 she married Richard Haighton of Kirkleys, co Lancaster, gent.
A marriage at Wigan (IGI) on Nov 20, 1616
    Bridget Mort and Richard Houghton
GEORGE MORT AND MARGARET BARROW
Boyds Marriage Index for Lancashire 1676-1700 Grooms vol 9
    George Mort and Margaret Barrow at Deane 1696
A marriage at Deane on Dec 16, 1696 (IGI)
    Georgius Mort and Margareta Barrow
A marriage at Deane on Dec 16, 1696 (IGI)
    George Mort and Margareta Barrow
A christening to parent George Mort and Mrs George Mort of Halliwell (IGI)
    Margaret christened Nov 23, 1703
A christening to parents George Mort and Margaret (IGI) at Bolton
    Richard chr Feb 3, 1707
A christening to parents Geo Mort and Margt at St Peters, Bolton (IGI)
    Alice christened Nov 26, 1716
Burials at Bolton Parish Church Transcripts at Bolton Archive 1700-1721
    Alice daughter of George Mort G B buried Oct 13, 1721
Also entered in the Deane Parish Registers LPRS Books 53, 54 and 79
    Margareta fa Georgij Mort de Halliwell christened Nov 23, 1703
From the Will of Thomas Mort of Damhouse proved Jul 29, 1736 he mentions Thomas, Richard and John Mort sons of George Mort
Only the baptism of Richard can be found in 1707
I can only conclude that daughter Margaret must have died prior to the will being written in 1732 as did the other daughter Alice