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Norton, Arthur

Male Abt 1590 -

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  • Born  Abt 1590  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Person ID  I06566  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  11 Jun 2015 

    Family  Norton, Grace,   b. Abt 1605, Of Abbott's Leigh, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1620-1626, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    >1. Norton, George,   b. 31 Jan 1622, Of Abbott's Leigh, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 29.02.1667/68, Abbott's Leigh, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F01923  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Son of Bonham Norton and Jane Owen?
      Name: Jane Owen Marriage Date: 15 Dec 1590 Parish: St Michael Bassishaw County: London Borough: City of London Spouse: Bonham Norton Record Type: Marriage Register Type: Parish Register

      JOHN NORTON, Citizen & Stationer of London.
      Will dated May J 12, 1612, proved Jan. 12, 1612-13, by Bonham Norton. [5 Cape.] To the poor of the Stationers' Company, ^150. My uncle William Norton, decd. To Leonard Norton, eldest son of my brother Richard Norton, decd ^"ioo, at age of 21. My brothers in law Thomas Dallow & Edward Dallow. My sister Ann Warnie. My cousin Jane Norton, ^50. My cousin Sarah, daughter of Bonham Norton, ^200. To Arthur, Roger, John, George & William, sons of my cousin, Bonham Norton, ^50 each. The three daughters of Bonham Norton. My cousin Bonham Norton, Exor. Overseers, Sir Roger Owen & Tho Man, Stationer. My manor of Bottrells Aston, Salop, to my wife for her life, reversion to Bonham Norton. The King's Patent for imprinting & selling Grammar.

      Not corrct Arthur Norton? Cousin?
      Will of Arthur Norton of London 15 November 1635 PROB 11/172
      Will of Arthur Norton of London 15 November 1635 PROB 11/169
      ARTHUR NORTON, of London, Esq. Will dated Oct. 25, 1635, proved Nov. 15, 1635. [115 Pile.'] To be buried in St Faith's Church, London, near my father Bonham Norton, there lately interred. Certain lands to be sold to pay debts according to a deed already made. My son George Norton to have the parsonage of Portbury & Clifden [Clevedon], & Tickenham, but not to enter on the parsonage of Tickenham during his grandmother's life. To my younger son Hugh Norton all my plate, &c. To my wife Rebecca Norton, the use of ^2,000. My brother Roger Norton & my friend Will. Cox, Overseers. My sons under age.

      If the above statement is correct, Arthur Norton must have married again Rebecca. .... He only mentions two sons, George and Hugh.
      Also mentions mother Ann Norton eg "mother in law"? Of St Ann Blackfriars.

      ...Bonham Norton, who was also a freeman of the Stationers’ Company, and served various offices in the company, being master in 1613, 1626, and 1629. He held a patent for printing common-law books with Thomas Wright, and became the king’s printer. He published a great number of books, was an alderman of London, and subsequently retired to live on his property at Church Stretton in Shropshire. He served as sheriff of Shropshire in 1611 (in which year he received a grant of arms), and married Jane, daughter of Thomas Owen of Condover, Shropshire, one of the judges of the court of common pleas. He died on 5 April 163-5 and was buried in St. Faith’s, near his father. His widow erected a monument to their memory there, and another to her husband in Condover Church. He left a son, Roger Norton (d. 1661), also a printer and freeman of the Stationers’ Company.”

      Text: Norton, Bonham, esq., Church Stretton, Salop (former gt. May 1636 ) 1653-4 2 301 Book: Index of Acts of Administration in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1649-1654 (Acts of Administration) Collection: England: Canterbury - Administrations in The Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1649-1654

      Mother of Arthur:
      JANE NORTON, of Church Stretton, Salop, widow of Bonham Norton, Esq., decd . Will proved 23 Nov., 1640. [147 Coventry.']
      ....£ioo for a tomb in the Church of Condover, where I wish to be buried, in remembrance of my father Thomas Owen, Esq., one of the Justices of the Comm. Pleas, my brother Sir Roger Owen, Kn', & of my husband & self. To my brother Sir William Owen, Kn l , ^20 for mourning blacks. To my grandchild George Norton, my three best gilt goblets that were his great grandfather's. My grandchild Hugh Norton, his brother. My son Roger Norton, his wife Susan, his eldest son Roger, & his daughters Susan and Jane, To Roger my stock of ^320 at the Stationer's Hall, London. My son John Norton. My daughter Sarah Barker, widow. Francis Browne, Esq.,& my daughter Ursula, his wife. My son in law Thos Edwards, Esq., & my daughter Mary, his wife. My daughter Margaret Vaughan. My nephew & godson Francis Newton, son of John Newton, Esq., ^50. My son in law Rowland Lacon, Esq., & Jane his wife.

      Bonham Norton
      College: TRINITY Entered: Lent, 1580 More Information: Matric. :APop(p1,190,228); pens. from TRINITY, Lent, 1580-1. Doubtless s. and h. of William, citizen and stationer, of London (whose will, P.C.C. :APop(p2,80,96);, 1594, as of St Faith's). Sheriff of London, 1610-1. Sheriff of Salop, 1611. Retired to Church Stretton. Married Jane, dau. of Thomas Owen, Judge, of Condover, Salop. Died Apr. 5, 1635. Admon. :APop(p3,100,120); (P.C.C. :APop(p4,80,96);) 1636; as of St Anne, Blackfriars. (J. Ch. Smith; D.N.B.)

      Sentence of Arthur Norton of Saint Michael Bassishaw, City of London 03 December 1616 PROB 11/128