Vivian de Davenport, was likely born sometime before 1190, was living in 1254 and died in 1260. He was buried at Prestbury church, under the pavement of the Tytherington Chantry. In the 1880s, fragments of the covering of a stone coffin with the remains of a Norman French inscription were found there.
According to Omerod [History of Cheshire, 3:68], he married Beatrix de Hulme, daughter of Bertrand de Hulme. Sometime between 1217-1226, he was granted the hereditary offices of Sergeant of the Peace for the Hundred and Grand Forester of the Forests of Macclesfield by the Earl of Chester. He exchanged his land called Wilwhich for this grant. A robber roll in the possession of the Davenports at Capesthorne records the execution of 120 thieves, robbers, murderers and cutpurses.
Roger, married Mary Salemon
Edward, living in 1272; assumed the name of Newton and became the ancestor of the Newtons of Newton
Richard, father of Roger de Tornock
Beatrix, m. Bertram de Hulme
~ The Medieval Ancestors of Robert Abell, p. 78-79
Beatrix de Hulme (1200 - 1266)*
Roger de Davenport (1226 - 1291)*
St Peter Churchyard
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Record added: Dec 10, 2010
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