Gilbert de Notton
- Marriage (1): Unknown
- Marriage (2): Edith de Barton
- Died: After 1202
~Lancashire Inquests, Extents, and Feudal Aids, p. 61, Gilbert Notton first occurs in 1185, in a reference to an agreement which he made with Richard de Eland. He married the mother of his son's wife, Edith, Lady of Barton. 764
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 946
"Grant in frankalmoign from Gilbert de Notton (to the canons of Cockersand), of a portion of his lands in Crompton within these bounds, where the brook runs between Bachebrook-hurst and the land of Robert, the Clerk, unto Bachebrook, following the same unto Beal (water) . . ."
Gilbert de Notton, the elder, held on carucate of land in Crompton in thange, of Roger de Montebegon and William Neville, jointly, and a nearby estate of Chadderton, by the feoffment of Adam fitz Swain. The ealiest mention of Gilbert de Notton occurs in the the Sheriff's account of Lancashire at Michaelmas, 1185, when the Sheriff rendered account at the Treasury of one mark from Gilbert de Noton and Richard de Heland for liscense to make an agreement touching some suit which they had been litigating in the King's Court [Lancashire Pipe Rolls, p. 55].
Gilbert de Notton, the elder was Seneschal to John de Lacy, Constable of Chester sometime between 1213 and 1220. By his first wife, who died before 1203, he appears to have had issue at least two sons, Gilbert and William. By his second wife, Edith, lady of Barton, daughter of Matthew de Barton, whom he married shortly before 1203, he had no issue. Edith, by her first husband, whose name is not known, had a son named John, who died young and unmarried and a daughterand hier named Cecily.
~The Chartulary of Cockersand Abbey, Vol. II, P. II, pp. 727-728
Gilbert next married Edith de Barton, daughter of Matthew de Barton and Unknown. (Edith de Barton died Beofre 16 Oct 1220 in Lancashire, England 946.)