Robert Singleton

Male1460–August 1501

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Singleton was born in 1460, in Preston, Lancashire, England, his father, William Singleton, was 25 and his mother, Agnes Radcliffe, was 24. He married Johannes Lawrence in 1492, in Broughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He died in August 1501, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Robert Singleton
1460–1501
Johannes Lawrence
1455–
Marriage: 1492
Richard Singleton
1477–1504
Henry Singleton
1481–1535
Sir Thomas Singleton
1481–1536
William Singleton
1483–1515
James Singleton
1485–1515
Rauf Singleton
1486–1549
Thomas Singleton
1497–

Sources (1)

  • The history of the parish of Preston in Amounderness in the county of Lancaster

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1492Broughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and West Yorkshire):

    habitational name from Singleton (Lancashire), probably from Old English scingol ‘shingle, wooden roof tile’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Bearers of this surname are said to be descended from Ughtred de Sinleton, holder of lands in Amounderness wapentake (Lancashire) c. 1160–90. This name was first recorded in Ireland in 1308 and firmly established in Louth and Monaghan during the 17th century.

    habitational name from Singleton (Sussex), probably from Old English sængel, sengel ‘bundle, tuft’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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