Cecile Littleton


Personal and Family Information

Cecile was born about 1600, the daughter of Thomas Littleton but her mother is unknown. The place is not known.

Her husband was Richard Hotchkiss, who she married in BEF 1624. The place has not been found. Their seven known children were George (c1625-?), Jane (c1630-?), Frances (c1633-c1633), Anne (c1636-?), Elizabeth (c1637-?), John (c1640-?) and William (c1642-1715).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Cecile Littleton


Thomas Littleton



BirthABT 1600


Note 1

!Source: Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society [Great Britain]. Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society [Kindle Locations 3428-3435]. Shrewsbury [etc.]

He [Richard] married Cecilie, daughter of Thomas Littleton, of Stoke St.. Milburgh, by whom he had three sons and four daughters—Elizabeth, Jane, Frances and Anne. John, the second son, was of North Ockenden [the home of Audrey, wife of Sir Adam Littleton, his uncle] in Essex; his son Thomas Hotchkis, of North Ockenden, was father of James Hotchkis of North Ockenden and of Hawkeswood, who married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Cleghorn of Edinburgh, and had a large family. This James sold the Hawkeswood estate, and moved to Scotland, where his descendants are still living. William, the third son, was of Dittori Priors; his son Thomas was Rector of Munslow, and married there [1703] Mary, daughter of Vincent Owen, his predecessor, by whom he had a son, Vincent, and several daughters. Thomas Hotchkis was buried at Munslow 1748-9, and "William Hotchkis, gent." [perhaps his father] was buried there in 171 5. William Hotchkis, gent., also presented to Wheathill in 1684-5.