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Edward Stanley 1st Bt (1576 - 1640)

Sir Edward Stanley 1st Bt
Born in Ormskirk, Lancashire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1596 [location unknown]
Husband of — married about 1615 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Jul 2011
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Sir Edward Stanley, Knight, 1st Baronet of Bickerstaffe (in Ormskirk), High Sheriff of Cheshire and Lancashire.

Edward was born 14 Dec 1576, Bickerstaff, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, and is the son of Henry Stanley and Mary Stanley.

In a record relating to his father's 1598 funeral he is listed as having been given 5 yards of black.[1]

He married first, Catherine Mainwaring, daughter of Sir Randall Mainwaring of Over Peover. Catherine died in 1613.

He married second, Isabel Warburton in 1615, daughter of Sir Peter Warburton of Arley.


1. Thomas STANLEY (2nd Baronet) b. 1616

2. James STANLEY

3. Robert STANLEY

4. John STANLEY Acceded: 26 Jun 1627, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Edward died 2 May 1640 (aged 63), Buried: 4 May 1640, in a chancel at St Peter and St Paul, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England.[2]

Research Notes

Douglas Richardson misidentifies Edward as son of his maternal grandfather, Peter Stanley and his second wife.[3]


  1. Lancashire Funeral Certificates, Chetham Society, 1869, p. 31, Hathi Trust
  2. Lancashire Online Parish Clerks,, search results for 'Edward Stanley', 1640 in Ormskirk: Burial: 4 May 1640 St Peter and St Paul, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England Edward Stanley, Baronet - Notes: bur[ied] in his owne Chancell [X in margin]
  3. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), Vol. II, p 502, ELTONHEAD #19.
  • Cokayne, G E. Complete Baronetage, Vol. II, William Pollard, 1902, p. 27. Internet Archive
  • "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Henry Stanley in entry for Edward Stanley, 14 Dec 1576); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 0093437, 0844820 IT2.
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 15 January 2020), memorial page for Sir Edward Stanley (14 Dec 1576–4 May 1640), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82819920, citing St Peter and St Paul Churchyard, Ormskirk, West Lancashire District, Lancashire, England ; Maintained by Todd Whitesides (contributor 47553735) .
  • The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.


  • Stanley-3129 was created by Ryan Stanley through the import of Our Kin.ged on Jan 28, 2014.

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Stanley-3129 and Stanley-1160 appear to represent the same person because: these seem to be same person
posted by Cheryl (Stone) Caudill

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