John de Croft
- Born: Dalton, Lancashire, England
- Marriage: Alina 755
- Died: Dalton, Lancashire, England
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information: . 755
Henry son of Roger, and his wife Agnes, obtained lands in Priest Hutton, called Quenildoft. In 1324, Henry is recorded to hold the manor of Dalton by a rent of 10s. In addition to Dalton, Henry de Croft held the manor of Leighton Conyers. Of both of these, he made a settlement in 1325, recorded in 1328, by which Leighton was granted to his son John, who had married Alina or Alice [Final Conc. ii. 70].
John son of Henry, held a plough-land and a half by the rent of 10s., and he appeared as a plaintiff or defendant in 1355/6 [Duchy of Lanc. Assize R. 4, m. 21 d.; 5, m. 7]. His son also named John succeeded. The elder John also had sons Richard and Peter. John's son and successor, John occurs from 1371 onward, as Sir John de Croft, chivaler.
~VCH: Lancaster, Vol. VIII, Dalton, pp. 183-185
John married Alina.755