Halsall, Cuthbert (1573 - 1632)

Born / Died

Birth Date: ca. 1573
Death Date: ca. 1632


Matriculated at Oxford early 1588; admitted to Gray's Inn 1593. Imprisoned for debt 1631

Marriages/Other Unions

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


From Halsall, Dorothy ( - )

  1. Female offspring: Halsall, Anne (n.d.)
  2. Female offspring: Halsall, Bridget (n.d.)

Primary Title



  • Knight
    Assumed 1599-07-22
    Vacated 1632

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Lancashire 1595 1631
Sheriff, Lancashire 1600-11-24 1601-12-4
Sheriff, Lancashire 1611-11-10 1612
MP, Lancashire 1614 n.d.
Mayor, Lancashire 1615 n.d.

Details of Properties


  • Salwick Hall, Lancashire
    Patrimony (via Halsall grandmother). Residence after sale of Halsall Hall. The Hall of this time does not survive
    Acquired: 1625
    Divested: 1632
  • Halsall Hall, Lancashire
    Passed to Halsall on the death of his illegitimate uncle Edward Halsall; sold
    Acquired: 1594
    Divested: 1625


  • Lancashire: Clifton Manor
  • Lancashire: Downholland Manor
    Divested: 1625

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1616-1616 Dunkenhalgh Hall, near Blackburn , Lancashire Sir Cuthbert Halsall's Players

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Sir Cuthbert Halsall's Players Halsall, Cuthbert (1573 - 1632) Players 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Halsall Hall Lancashire Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

List of Sheriffs for England and Wales from the Earliest Times to AD 1831. Public Record Office Lists and Indexes 9. London: HMSO, 1898.
Quintrell, B.W. Proceedings of the Lancashire Justices of the Peace at the Sherrifs Table During Assizes Week, 1578–1694. Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire 121. np: Printed for the Record Society of Lancashire & Cheshire, 1981.
Somerville, Robert. Office-Holders in the Duchy and County Palatine of Lancaster from 1603. Chichester: Phillimore, 1972.
The Victoria History of the County of Lancaster. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. 8 vols. London: Archibald Constable, 1906–14.