- CHAPTER 14 - Early Ancestors of Some of Our Daltons Wives: Researched, compiled, formated & indexed by Rodney G. This chapter is dedicated to the Ancestors of our Daltons wives and their related families and others interesting stories. They share this distinction with Lord Henry De Chester, Jr. The 2 earliest place names were the Chapelry of Lathom, in Lancashire, England; and the town of Latham, in Yorkshire, England. Of note is that this record of these families were taken from many, many sources and are in no way proven to be true. The first one to bear the Latham surname was a Saxon traitor named Dunning, who was living in Lancashire about the time of the Norman conquest in 1066 A. Because of his collaboration with the Normans and his betrayal of his Saxon heritage, the Normans rewarded Dunning with the lordship of the Chapelry of Lathom and its' surrounds, the title of Earl, and with a knighthood. JOHN HITE LEE was born July 30, 1797 in Westmoreland Co. He married (1) MARGARET DUDNEY OR ELIZABETH PROSSER. Note – At this point there is a problem with who the wife of John Hite Lee was. A search on the Internet of hundreds of personal users gedcom files submitted to record. The histories of the English Royalty, many sites on the Internet. 38 entries for the above surnames in Burke's "General Armory" ************************************************************ Sometime before the year of 1300 A. our Sir Robert Dalton married Mary de Latham in Lancashire Co. The Lathom House, the Chapelry of Lathom and even the town of Lathom itself would later become a part of the city of Ormskirk, Lancashire, England. The LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City Utah. He was given the lordship of the Chapelry of Lathom and its' surrounds. He was said never to gotten over his father's death. As populations increased, it became cumbersome to distinguish one William or one John from another. Usually, a second name was descriptive, derived from a person's occupation, location, his father's name, or an identifying characteristic.
She was born March 04, 1063/64 in Chestershire, England, and died December 13, 1094 in Chapelry of Lathom, Lancaster, England. Now of this my will, I constitute three executors that by their (peril? John de Kirby; Sir Edward my son, and Robert my son, prior of Burscogh. A boot frequently appears in the various coats of arms of the Hussey families.
He was buried on Jun 14 1128 in Chapelry of Lathom, Lancaster, England. Henry was named Earl of Lathom on his 21st birthday, 27 April 1114. He had a long term affair with Martha Jane Hargrove and he had divorced Lady Alice to marry her. Upon instruction, the baby's mother had dumped him there. She is mentioned in an Inquest Post Mortem held in 1385. Hugh, was granted the T'wp of Whittle by his father. Likewise to the Augustine friars at Weryngton, 5 marks. The ancient chronicles describe the surname "Hussey" to be of Norman origin, added to describe both location and characteristics.
It was often said of him that he began the fall of the Latham clan of the halls of power. On the very day of his 2nd wedding, he was riding horseback with the wedding party. Richard, was a witness to his brother's foundation Charter of the Burscough priory, and used the Boteler arms with the Latham difference, with the addition of an eagle's leg erased. The Lady ran to pick the baby up and took him home as companion for their own daughter. The name appears to be derived from "de Houssaye", or "Houssay", meaning either "one who wears hose" or "one who came from Houssay (holly grove)".
Many hours searching for surnames that apply to Surnames listed above. Sir Dunning was a traitor to his Saxon heritage and was appointed by the Norman invaders as the first Norman Lord of Lathom.
He married Marigard ESSEX, at The Chapelry of Lathom, Lathom, Lancashire, England;2 died at Lathom House, Lathom, Lancashire, England; The Lathom House, the Chapelry of Lathom, and the town of Lathom itself would later become a part of the city of Ormskirk, Lancashire, England; buried at Chapelry of Lathom, Lathom, Lancashire, England.