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Ellen (Molyneux) Nevill (abt. 1418)

Ellen "Anne" Nevill formerly Molyneux
Born about in Sefton, Lancashire, Englandmap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Ellen or Anne Molyneux, is the daughter of Sir William Molyneux of Sefton, co. Lancs.,[1] and his second wife, Ellen Radcliffe.[2]

Note: Molineux of Sefton (1872), asserts that her given name was "Anne,"[3] but this contradicts the pedigrees listed by Nevill of Chevet (1899),[1] and Flower (1881).[4]


She's the second wife of Sir Robert Nevill of Liversedge, co. York. He was previously married to [--Agnes?--] Scargill.[1]

The Molyneux pedigree calls her husband "Richard."


According to Nevill of Chevet (1899), Ellen and her husband are the parents of:[1]

  • Sir John
  • William
  • Edward
  • Alice (d. 1509).
m. John Sothill of Sothill.
  • Jane.
m. Richard Bosvile of Gunthwaite.

CAUTION: Smith (1883), lists a different construction of Ellen's children:[5]

  • John
  • Edward
  • Alice
m. Mr. Soothill
m. Mr. Lacy of Cromwell Botton
m. Mr. Burdet of Denby
  • Beatrice
m. Mr. Bannister
  • Elizabeth.[8]
m. Richard Beaumont, esq. of Whitley
  • Maud
m. Mr. Passelew of Riddlesden
  • Joyce
m. Mr. Rishworth of Coley.
  • Margery
m. Ralph Beeston, esq. of Beeston


  • MERGE data >> birth est. 1418//21 but no citation. Need vital date lookups...


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Dugdale, W. (1899). "Nevill of Chevet," in Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire, with additions, pp. 154 - 155. John William Clay, Ed.
  2. Molineux of Sefton, (Vis. of Lancs., 1664-65).[1]
  3. Dugdale, W. (1872). "Molineux of Sefton," in Vis. of County Palentine of Lancashire 1665, p. 204.
  4. Flower, W. (1881). Vis. of Yorkshire, 1564, p. 228.
  5. Smith (1883). Old Yorkshire, 4, p. 241 Google Books.
  6. Dugdale (1899), states that Ellen's mother was [Agnes] Scargill and that she married Thos. Lacy of Cromwellbothom
  7. Smith (1883), moves Jane, wife of Richard Boswell of Gunthwaite, further up the tree ... as the dau. of Sir Thos Nevill & Alice Gascoigne.
  8. Elizabeth, wife of Richard Beaumont of Whitley, is listed as Sir Robert Nevill's dau. by his first wife [--Agnes?--] Scargill by Nevill of Chevet (1899).

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