Sir Robert Langton of West Langton, Leicestershire #935 , son of Sir Robert Langton of Walton, Lancashire and Margaret Unknown.
Born 1321 West Langton, Leicestershire, UK, died 1359–1370, 48 or 49 years
Ancestor of the Langtons of Lowe in Hindley.
Lands in Balshagh in Walton were given to the younger Robert in 1334; Hoghton D. 599. The manor of Hindley, half the manor of Golborne, and lands in Walton, which were settled upon the elder Robert and his issue by Margaret his wife, in 1335 descended to the Langtons of Lowe; Final Conc. (Rec. Soc. Lancs. and Ches.), ii, 194. For the inquest after Robert's death see Lancs. Inq. p.m. (Chet. Soc.), ii, 98. His manor of Walton comprised a chief messuage, 80 acres of land worth 100s., 20 acres pasture 20s., two water-mills and a fishery 80s., rents of free tenants, 104s. 9½d., at Christmas and St. Giles, rents of tenants at will £9 17s. 4d. Sum, £25 2s. 1½d.
From: 'Townships: Walton-le-Dale', A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 6 (1911), pp. 289-300. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53121 Date accessed: 22 March 2010.
Robert became a serviens ad arma, and took Hindley and the original paternal property in Leicestershire, with a carucate of land at Hendon in Middlesex
Married/ Related to:
Margaret Unknown #1971