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Henry Stanley Esq (abt. 1515 - 1598)

Sir Henry Stanley Esq
Born about in Crosshall, Lathom, Lancashire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 26 Sep 1563 in Ormskirk, Lancashire, Englandmap
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Died in Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, Englandmap
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Henry Stanley Esq was born in Lancashire, England.

Henry was born about 1515, Cross Hall, Aughton, Lancashire, England, son of James Stanley and Anne Hart.[3][4]

Henry inherited the large estates of his father.[1]

He married MaryStanley[4] (Margaret Stanley[1][3]), Sep 26 1563, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England[4].[1]

Mary, daughter of Peter Stanley & Elizabeth Scarisbrick, was born 1536, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England.[3] Mary was from another branch of the Stanley family.[1]


  1. Alice Stanley, born May 18 1565, Bickerstaff.
  2. William Stanley, born May 18 1565, Bickerstaff.
  3. Margaret Stanley, born 1566, Bickerstaff; married Richard Houghton.
  4. Jane Stanley, born 1572, Bickerstaff; married Gabriel Hesketh.
  5. Edward Stanley, born Dec 14 1576; died May 2 1640; married 1) Catherine Mainwaring, 2) Isabel Warburton.
  6. James Stanley, born 1580, Bickerstaff.
  7. Anne Stanley, born Jan 19 1585, Bickerstaff.
  8. Dorothy Stanley, born Jul 21 1587, Bickerstaff; married Henry Boteler(Butler).

Henry Stanley, of Aughton died Jul 23 1598, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England.[3][4]

Mary died about 1613, Aughton, Lancashire, England.[3]

Research Notes

Cokayne's Complete Baronetage and some other sources give his wife's first name as Margaret rather than Mary.[2]


  1. G E Cokayne, Complete Baronetage, Vol. II, William Pollard, 1902, p. 27. Entry for son Edward. Internet Archive
  2. See for instance Lancashire Funeral Certificates, Chetham Society, 1869, pp. 31-32, including footnote 14, Hathi Trust
  • [1]"The West Virginia Historical Magazine Quarterly", Vol. 4, No. 2, April 1904. The West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society, Charleston, W.VA. Article "The Henshaw Family" by Valley Virginia Henshaw. Contributed by David H. Henshaw.
  • [2]The "New England Historical and Genealogical Register", vol 22, 1868, The New England Historical and Genealogical Society. This issue includes a complete copy of the recorded pedigree of Joshua Henshaw.
  • [3]The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  • [4]British royalty genealogy database, University of Hull, Hull, England.


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