M.P. William Langton of Preston. #944 , son of Mayor Roger Langton of Preston, Lancashire, England and Margaret Rogerson of Preston, Lancashire, England.
Died 1659, buried 25 Oct 1659
Of Liverpool, and Preston and Broughton Tower, Lancashire.
Member of Presbetarian Classes (1646)
M.P. Preston (1645-53) - Bet that was fun, with the Battle of Preston taking place in 1648. Cromwell and the duke of Hamilton. The battleground was mainly around Walton-le-Dale where William Langtons ancestors had been Barons. Writ issued 14 October 1645 (MP)
Served the offices of Town Clerk of Preston and Recorder of Liverpool.
Matric. pens. from ST JOHN'S, Easter 1628, as 'Lawton.'
One William Langton, s. and h. of Roger, of Preston-in-Amounderness, Lancashire, was adm. at Gray's Inn, 28 Apr., 1630. http://archive.org/stream/cu31924029785452age/n185/mode/2up/search/langton
Called to the Bar, 23 Jun., 1637.
Ancient, 1654 .
M.P. for Preston [ Lancashire], 1645 .
Town clerk of Preston [ Lancashire], and recorder of Liverpool [ Lancashire].
Of Broughton Tower [ Lancashire???], Esq.
Buried at Preston [ Lancashire], 25 Oct., 1659.
(Vis. of Lancs., 1664 ; Foster, Lancs. Pedigrees.)
One reliable source says he took the Talbot crest.
Married/ Related to:
Jane Lever #945 , daughter of William Lever of Eersal and N.N..
Died after 1678
1. William Langton of Broughton #946
Born 1649 Broughton, Lancashire, England, buried 3 Jan 1679/80
Langton, Williams. William, of Preston, co.Lancaster, arm. Brasenose Coll., matric. 17May, 1667, aged 18; of Broughton tower, co.Lancaster, student of Gray's Inn 1667; baptised 7 June, 1649; buried at Preston 3 Jan., 1679-80.See Foster's Lancashire Collection.
Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714
2. Woolen Draper John Langton of Preston, Lancashire and of Cockermouth, Cumberland, UK #2954
Born 1656, buried 1686
he has more descendants, or his Son Issac does as there are Langton in Cockermouth in late 1700s, including Sheriff John Langton of Cumberland.
3. Mayor Richard Langton of Preston, Lancashire #1033
Born 1658, buried 1731
Mayor of Preston in 1692. (Taylor?)
Sword a Burgess 1682 Mayor of Preston 1692, and 1693
4. Thomas Langton of Lancashire #1035
Born 1650, died after 1714, at least 64 years
Lived abroad many years.
5. Mary Langton of Preston, Lancashire, UK #53032
6. Anne Langton of Lancashire, UK #53033
Buried 27 Jun 1682 Manchester, Lancashire, UK
7. Elizabeth Langton of Lancashire, UK #53034
8. Roger Langton of Lancashire, UK #53035
Born 1660, died after 1682, at least 22 years
Named on the Guild Rolls of 1662 and 1682
9. Woolen Draper Edward Langton of Preston, Lancashire, UK #53036
named on the Guild Roll of 1662.
10. Roger Langton of Lancashire, UK #53037
Buried 13 Feb 1646/7
died in infancy