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Richard Blaxton jr. (1542 - bef. 1610)

Richard Blaxton jr.
Born in Blaxton Hall, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, Englandmap
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Richard was born in 1542.

According to the Visitation of Lincolnshire, he married Muriel Clark, daughter of Henry Clark of Harthill, Yorkshire.[1]

He died in 1610 and was buried at Horncastle on 6 April 1610.[2]

Research notes

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


  1. The visitation of the county of Lincoln in 1562-4 by Cook, Robert; Metcalfe, Walter Charles, ed; Harvey, William, d. 1567; College of Arms (Great Britain) Publication date 1881 Publisher London, George Bell
  2. Lincolnshire Burials: First name(s) Richard Last name Blaxton Sex Male Birth year - Burial year 1610 Burial date 06 Apr 1610 Place Horncastle County Lincolnshire Country England Archive Lincolnshire Archives Page 86

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