Richard was born in 1542.
According to the Visitation of Lincolnshire, he married Muriel Clark, daughter of Henry Clark of Harthill, Yorkshire.
He died in 1610 and was buried at Horncastle on 6 April 1610.
Unable to find a source for birth or marriage. According to the pedigree in the Visitation of Lincolnshire, Richard came from Horncastle and it was his grandfather, also Richard, who came from Yorkshire. His father is given as William Blaxton, also of Lincolnshire. The following document in the U.K. National archives might connected to Richard, Hainton is only 13 miles from Horncastle. National Archives: C 2/Eliz/C14/27 Short title: Curteis v Blaxton. Plaintiffs: Thomas Curteis. Defendants: Richard Blackstone and Francis Skelton. Subject: claim as heir; lands in Haynton [Hainton], Lincolnshire, late the estate of Nicholas Draper, deceased, plaintiff's cousin. Document type: [pleadings] Date: Between 1558 and 1603 https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C5697626
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