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John Wheeldon 1709-1780

John Wheeldon
Born: 1709
Died: 1780
John Wheeldon died 1750
Anne (surname unknown) died 1786
Ann Wheeldon 1707-1789
Isaac Wheeldon 1712-1783
? Barbara Wheeldon (1)
Ann Sleigh -1736
Margaret Goodwin 1712-1788
John Wheeldon 1738-1769
Elizabeth Wheeldon 1740-1816
Richard Wheeldon 1742-1798
Isaac Wheeldon 1744-1823
Edmund Wheeldon 1746-1796
Joseph Wheeldon 1748-1748
Mary Wheeldon 1749-1751
Margaret Wheeldon 1751-1783
Barbara Wheeldon 1755-1840

John Wheeldon was born in about 1709. He was probably the son of John and Anne Wheeldon of Cronkstone (buried at Hartington in Derbyshire on 1 March 1758 and 26 April 1786 respectively).

He married Ann Sleigh at Hartington on 20 February 1733/34 (2). She died in 1736 and was buried at Hartington on 26 April 1736.

In 1737 he married Margaret Goodwin, the daughter of Richard Goodwin 1679-1763 and his wife nee Elizabeth Buxton 1682-1776. They lived at Cronkstone Grange, and also at Haslin House near Buxton, and had the following children:

John Wheeldon. He was baptised on 29 August 1738 at Hartington (3). He died on 16 November 1769 and was buried at Hartington on 18 November 1769.

Elizabeth Wheeldon. She was baptised on 25 March 1740 at Hartington. She was married to Thomas Melland 1740-1792 of Harley in Hartington parish. She died in 1816 aged 76 years and was buried at Hartington on 15 July 1816.

Richard Wheeldon. He was baptised on 13 February 1741/42 at Hartington. He died on 2 December 1798, and was buried at Hartington on 7 December 1798. He lived at Cronkstone Grange.

Isaac Wheeldon. He was baptised on 24 March 1743/44 at Hartington. By 1767 he was an innkeeper at Buxton in Derbyshire, and in that year he married Sarah Knowles at Chelmorton in Derbyshire. She died in 1803 and was buried at Hartington on 22 September in that year. Her widower Isaac Wheeldon died in 1823 at Fenny Bentley in Derbyshire.

Edmund Wheeldon. He was baptised on 29 March 1746. On 8 December 1767 he married Mary Enzot at Chelmorton in Derbyshire. They lived at Haslin House, situated between Chelmorton and Buxton in Derbyshire. She was born about 1744, and was buried on 27 May 1822 at Chelmorton. Edmund Wheeldon died in 1796, and was buried on 16 October 1796 at Chelmorton.

Joseph Wheeldon. He was baptised on 18 July 1748 at Hartington. He died aged 3 months on 31 October 1748, and was buried on 3 November 1748 at Hartington.

Mary Wheeldon. She was baptised on 27 October 1749 at Hartington. She died aged two years and was buried in October 1751 at Hartington.

Margaret Wheeldon. She was baptised on 27 December 1751. On 17 April 1777 she was married to Thomas Lomas at Earl Sterndale in Derbyshire. She died on 9 December 1783.

Barbara Wheeldon. She was baptised on 13 January 1755 at Hartington. On 28 April 1785 she was married to John Ford at Earl Sterndale in Derbyshire. He was a maltster at Ashborne in Derbyshire, and when he died she continued the business with great success. She was a benefactor of the people of Ashbourne.

Their father John Wheeldon died on 30 May 1780, and was buried on 1 June 1780 at Hartington in Derbyshire.
His widow Margaret Wheeldon nee Goodwin died on 8 February 1788, and was buried on 12 February 1788 also at Hartington.


(1) Barbara Wheeldon of Cronkstone was married at Hartington on 13 May 1725 to Dr William Bullock of Ashford-in-the-Water near Bakewell in Derbyshire.
(2) He may have been previously married, as the Hartington register records the burial there of Mary the wife of John Wheeldon on 8 December 1731.
(3) The Hartington register notes "Privately baptised by Mr Lomas of Monyash".