Margaret Leyland

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Margaret Leyland, daughter of Sir William Leyland, Knt. and Anne Singleton, married (1) Thomas Parr, Esq., son of Bryan Parr and Elizabeth Shakerley, before 1540;1,2 she married (2) John Byrom, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), before 1560.3

That her father was Sir William Leyland, Knt. is based on Thomas Parr's will where he appointed "…my right worshipfull brother in lawe Thoms Leylonde Esquyer supvisor…." of the execution of his will. Thomas is shown to be the son of Sir William in VCH Lancaster.4,5

Family 1

Thomas Parr, Esq. b. abt. 1516, d. aft. 15 Sep 1558
  • Jane Parr+1 d. bt 24 Oct 1579 - 8 Mar 1580/81
  • Bryan Parr1
  • Henry Parr1
  • Thomas Parr1
  • Margaret Parr1
  • Anne Parr1
  • Katherine Parr1
  • Grace Parr1
  • Elizabeth Parr1
  • William Parr2 b. abt. 1540

Family 2

John Byrom
This person was last edited on17 Oct 2021


  1. [S2347] George John Piccope, editor, Lancashire and Cheshire Wills and Inventories, From the Ecclesiastical Court, Chester, Volume III [1596–1639], O.S. 54 ([Manchester,] England: The Chetham Society, 1861), 118, further cited as Piccope, Lancashire and Cheshire Wills III.
  2. [S2441] Edward Baines and James Croston, editor, The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster, Five vols., "A New, Revised, and Enlarged Edition", (London, England: John Heywood, 1893), ped chart following 5:18, further cited as Baines, History of Lancaster.
  3. [S2110] William Farrer and J. Brownbill, editors, A History of the County of Lancaster, eight volumes (London, England: Victoria County History, 1911), 3:378n, further cited as Farrer and Brownbill, VCH Lancaster.
  4. [S2110] Farrer and Brownbill, VCH Lancaster, 3:447.
  5. [S2347] Piccope, Lancashire and Cheshire Wills III, 120.