Ivo Saint Sauveur
(Abt 1026-)
Emme de Bretagne
(Abt 1026-)
Sir Nigell FitzIvo 1st Baron of Halton
(Abt 1042-Abt 1080)
William FitzNigell 2nd Baron of Halton


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William FitzNigell 2nd Baron of Halton 1 2

  • Born: 1085, Halton, West Riding, Yorkshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Aliva about 1110 in Flamborough, East Riding, Yorkshire, England
  • Died: 1153 at age 68
  • Buried: Chester, Cheshire, England

   Other names for William were William FitzNigel 2nd Baron of Halton and William Fitz Nigell.

  Research Notes:

From Wikipedia - Barons of Halton :

2 William FitzNigel
The son of Nigel of Cotentin. He also held the honour of being the Marshal of the Earls' host, which was an important position in the Norman military hierarchy. In addition to his land in Halton, his estate included land in other parts of Cheshire and also in Normandy .[4] He married the eldest daughter of Yorfid, the baron of Widnes . Yorfid left no male heir and on his death the Lancashire manors of Widnes, Appleton, Cronton and Rainhill came to William.[1] In 1115 he established a priory of the Augustinian Order of Canons Regular in Runcorn .[5] He was buried at Chester.[6]

  Noted events in his life were:


Baron of Halton, 1080-1134.

Established: Runcorn Priory, 1115.

William married Aliva, daughter of Yorfid Baron of Widnes and Unknown, about 1110 in Flamborough, East Riding, Yorkshire, England. (Aliva was born about 1085 in East Halton, Skipton, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.)


1 Website - Genealogy, http://www.smokykin.com/ged/f002/f51/a0025193.htm.

2 http://www.familysearch.org, mpact Disc #125 Pin #879421 Maitland Dirk Brower.

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