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The Andertons in the
English Civil Wars

1642-51


The Andertons served in the English Civil Wars as officers under Sir Thomas Tyldesley:

Name

Origin

Dates

Rank

Story

Hugh Anderton of Euxton d. 1654 Major 1643
Lt.Col. 1644
Story
James Anderton of Clayton d. 1651 Major 1644
Lt.Col. 1646
Story
Nicholas Anderton unknown unknown officer Story
Nicholas Anderton unknown d. 1645 Governor Geenhalgh Castle Story
Thurstan Anderton unknown d. 1643 Officer Story
Christopher Anderton unknown unknown Cornet of Horse Story


It seems that almost all the branches of the Anderton family were to suffer for their part in the Civil Wars, as we can see from 'Lands and Estates of several other persons forfeited for Treason, to be sold.' dated 20th Day of May, 1642

Name

Origin

Dates

Story

James Anderton of Birchley in Billinge dates Story
Hugh Anderton of Euxton dates Story
James Anderton of Clayton dates Story
William Anderton of Anderton dates Story


You can read about the Tyldesley Regiment of the English Civil War at the following link:

Sir Thomas Tyldesley's Regiment of Foot Homepage

This page includes the Biography of Sir Thomas Tyldesley by Stuart Ried which contains full details of the Andertons in the English Civil Wars:

"The Finest Knight in England"


 

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