Anne Clayton #2181 , daughter of William Clayton of Fulwood, Lancashire, UK and N.N..
Buried 6 Mar 1623/4 Preston, Lancashire, England
Married 10 sep 1610 Leyland, Lancashire, England licence (33 years married) to:
Mayor Roger Langton of Preston, Lancashire, England #1032 , son of Edward Langton of Leyland, Lancashire, UK and Anne Osbaldeston.
Born 1559, died 2 Apr 1644, 84 or 85 years, buried 3 Apr 1644 Preston, Lancashire, England. Occupation: DRAPPER; , 1st married/ related to: Margaret Rogerson of Preston, Lancashire, England, 2nd marriage to: Anne Clayton
bought Broughton Tower from Thomas Singleton in 1615
Probably this Roger Langton who was mayor of Preston in 1605, 1614 (Lanton), 1632 and again in 1639.
George Rogerson of Preston, chapman DDX 190/1 1619-1620
Deposited 7 May, 1952 by the Misses Langton.
Lands specified in indenture to certain "godlye and religious uses". House in which he dwells, which belongs to chapel of Longton, to wife Margaret for life, then to Edmond son of William Rogerson of Cuerdale, dec'd. To Roger Langton of Preston, gent., 1 ac. in the Watterye Willowes in Preston, to use of his 6th son Roger, godson of G.R. To brother Christopher £30. To Edward son of brother William £20. To Richard son of Henry Ingham 40s. To Robert Hartley, George Werdene, Marye Anderton and Elizabeth Hodgkinson, godchildren, 10s each. To Edward son of Leonard Eccles 20s. To Thomas Freckleton of Freckleton £5. To servant Elizabeth Jackson £5. To servant Parnell Browne 40s. To Edward Hartley 10s. To Roger son of Roger Langton, gent., silver bowl with cover. To Henry Ingham interest in 2 closes held by joint lease. To Thomas Goosse 24s.10a owed, by brother Henry Goosse. To Jennett Hodgkinson 10s for a ring. Residue to wife. Executors wife and Roger Langton, gent.
Dated 25 Jan. 1619/20.
Probate at York 20 Mar. 1619/20
This shows that Roger had six sons in total.
Roger Langton of Broughton Tower, 1559-1644, signed a document in 1587 outlining the use of bells for ringers at Preston Parish Church, which would also have been observed at Broughton:
1. Three peals for a dead person; one for passing; one for Church entry; and one for procession to the grave. A child or poor person to have no more than three bells; for others four bells; and for a gentleman or yeoman or honest householder, five bells.
2. No peals of pleasure to be used except at the request of a worshipfiul man or gentleman of the parish.
3. So many peals of bells to be rung for a Member of Parliament as is customary.
4. On Queen's Day and all triumphs of joy for Her Majesty, Elizabeth I, or good success of the realm and commonwealth, all the said bells to be rung and for the entertainmennt of the nobility as is usual.
5. Before every sermon the great bell is to be rung and also for any person in extremity of sickness.
6. If the clerk and church wardens permit bells to be rung otherwise than is set down, then they shall be fined twelve pence (5p) every time. It was later agreed that peals of pleasure could be rung one night in the week during winter from eight p.m. to ten p.m.
Sword stattinger of Preston at the guild of 1582 and styled son of Edward Langton, of Leyland. Served the offices of Alderman and Mayor, and was Seneschal of the Guilds of 1622 and 1642.