Location and general
On the north bank of the Thames and about 2km upstream from
the City of London.
None as yet.
The CECIL family
Merritt notes that Westminster was a stronghold of the CECIL family in
the early 17th C. Lady Elizabeth COKE (formerly CECIL by birth, then
HATTON by her 1st Marriage) has connections with Minster Lovell,
in the Windrush Valley, just downstream of Swinbrook, Oxon
and Widford, Oxon
The HATTON family
HATTON of Widford,
married two of his daughters in St James,
Westminster. Mary HATTON married Henry William BULL in 1815 and Rachel
HATTON married Thomas SPLATT in 1824.
HATTON (c1670-1728) and his wife Ann (nee TASH and sister of Sir John
TASH of London, vintner ) owned a house in St Paul's Churchyard in the
City of London and a dwelling house in Broad St [Bread Street?], St
James, Westminster. He left these to his Niece Magdalene HATTON in his
Sir Thomas HATTON of Ditton,
married Cecelia BREWSTER, daughter of Francis BREWSTER. She
subsequently married (in Jan 1703/04) Sir Henry Dutton COLT
St James, Westminster.
Thomas HATTON of Saville Row, St James, Westminster appears to have
been related to Richard HATTON/HUTTON who was involved in the
WOOD/MICHELL estate in Spitalfields
He was Constable of Dublin Castle in Ireland. In his Will, Col HATTON
left a bequest to his niece Elizabeth, wife of Peter
TOMAGAY of College Hill, London, Merchant. Reference to his namesake is
found amongst the PITT-RIVERS papers (Dorset Record Office, D/PIT/T729).
The WOLSTENHOLME family
Thomas WOLSTENHOLME of St Margaret's, Westminster (2nd Bart, d. 1691)
was the grandson of Sir John WOLSTENHOLME (1st Bart) and
Katherine WOLSTENHOLME (nee FANSHAWE). His aunt Katherine married
William FANSHAWE, brother of Alice HATTON (nee FANSHAWE) the wife of
Sir Christopher HATTON (the heir to Lord Chancellor HATTON).
son Sir Thomas WOLSTENHOLME (6th Bart) married Mary HATTON
as yet unidentified father held an important position in the Revenue in
Ireland). His eldest son Sir John WOLSTENHOLME of Edmonton, Middlesex
(3rd Bart), married Mary RAYNTON, daughter of Nicholas
RAYNTON Esq of Forty Hall in Enfield,
A selection of links to other
sites with information about this place
- J. F. Merritt, The Social World of Early Modern
Westminster: Abbey, Court and Community, 1525-1640.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005