The family de Mitton
Ancient history and legacy
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1066 and why they could not get along?
12th century de Mitton genealogy; (the Coucher Book of Whalley)
A. Roots in the lands of the King
A. Williams Lands
All about the name; “Mitton”
B. “Harrying of the North”…. or don`t mess with Bill !
c Doomsday Book Reference to ‘Mitune’.
C. Farm at the ‘Mythe’ aka ‘Mitune’, Mitton
C. Historical Notes
It’s all about politics man
Churches, chapels, manors and abbeys……
The church of St Mary-All Saints and Mitton Chapel in Whalley
The Shireburn chapel at All Hallows’ church, Great Mitton.
D. Ancient de Mitton genealogy made easy
Norman de Mittons
D. Clitheroe Castles Norman founding Father: Ralph the Red
de Mitton family scions are the Baileys and the Shireburnes
de Mitton genealogy
de Mitton Stonyhurst property owners from the Conquest
Descendent’s of Ralph the Red and how to be sure?
E. The de Mitton family progenitor
Ralph gets established as a local manor lord
Early Norman de Mitton genealogy
Mittons’ “hood” for over 700 years in England.
F. A Bailey took the surname Shireburne and all Shireburnes to follow…
Great Mitton Hall and Little Mitton Hall
Little Mitton Hall from back in the day
Manley Hillard Mitton visiting Great Mitton in 1937 & son 2014
Mittons “hood” for over 700 years
Mittons on the move to Canada
Eddie the clerk’s 1906 ‘roots’ memo to document the family`s past genealogy.
Kent County Ontario line began here:
A demesne manor is yours and for your benefit
Cromwell`s Bridge & rectory table as his bed.
Staying on the “right side” of the road in medieval times….and don`t wander off the road.
The end of the de Mittons as Lords of their Manor
The Mittons of Craven as documented by Jack Knowles 1982
The Mittons of Craven genelogy
Craven area Mitton genelogy from Roger to Edmund Mitton
From Ralph the Red to “Squire” Joseph Mitton 1723-92
The Norman de Lacys as de Mitton family precursor`s & de Mittons as precursor`s to the de Lacy`s own feudal demise…
The Norman de Lacy`s – roots, apogees and outings
De Lacy`s of the Conquest
Was “Lord of the Rings” really “Lord of Mitton Manor”?
Web site references and bibliography
Was Ralph the Red a de Lacy bastard? The stone effigy of “hard evidence” makes it a church evidence clincher.
The “peripeteia’ of the de Lacy Barons and their liege de Mittons.
End of story… for now…
Mitton family today’s 5th. Cousins Documentation and Addenda
“Mitton House” in the USA
1818 Horton Baptism of ‘Grover John’ Mitton at St. Oswalds
Bibliography and Web Site References
Edmund D. Mitton’s handwritten memo of ancestry
Family Tree from Horton in Ribblesdale to Canada and the US
August 23, 2013
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