Newton, Arthur ( - )

of Petton, Shropshire

Born / Died

Birth Date: n.d.
Death Date: n.d.

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.


From Cornwall, Elizabeth ( - )

  1. Female offspring: Newton, Elianora (n.d.)

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Shropshire 1528/9 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1530/1 n.d.

Details of Properties


  • Council House, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
    Possible residence; granted to father in 1501
  • Heightley near Chirbury, Shropshire
    Possible residence


  • Shropshire: Petton

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1527-1528 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Sir Arthur Newton's Entertainer/s
Performance 1532-1533 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Sir Arthur Newton's Entertainer/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Sir Arthur Newton's Entertainer/s Newton, Arthur (0 - 0) Entertainers/Minstrels 2

Bibliographic Sources

Blakeway, John Brickdale. The Sheriffs of Shropshire, with their armorial bearings; and notices, genealogical and biographical, of their families. Shrewsbury: William & John Eddowes, 1831.
Grazebrook, George, and John Paul Rylands, eds. The Visitation of Shropshire, taken in the year 1623.... With additions from the pedigrees of Shropshire gentry taken by the heralds in the years 1569 and 1584, and other sources. Publications of the Harleian Society (Visitation Series) 28–29. 2 vols. London: Harleian Society, 1889.
Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII [1509–47]. 21 vols and Addenda (2 vols). London: HMSO, 1864–1932.
Owen, Hugh & John Brickdale Blakeway. A History of Shrewsbury. 2 vols. London: Harding, Lepard & Co., 1825.