Elizabeth Tollemache Cotton was born 1682 in Hellingham, Suffolk, England to Lionel Tollemache, 3rd Earl of Dysart (1649-1727) and Grace Wilbraham (c1650-) and died 16 August 1745 England of unspecified causes. She married Robert Salusbury Cotton (1695-1748) 1720 in England.


Combermere Abbey

Combermere Abbey

Principle residence was the Combermere Abbey located in Dodcott cum Wilkesley, English County of Cheshire. A former Christian monastery founded in 1130 AD and at one time the third largest church in Cheshire. In August 1539, the abbey and its estates, were granted to Sir George Cotton, an esquire of the body to Henry VIII of England (1491-1547). The Cotton Family kept it as a country home which they held up till 1919.

Marriage and Family

1730 Marital coat of arms for Cotton/Tollemache

MARRIED: c. 1720, Lady Elizabeth Tollemache, 1682 – 16.8.1745, of Hellingham, Suffolk. Daughter of Lionel Tollemache, third Earl of Dysart. CHILDREN: None




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