RENTON OF HAREWOOD
An Issabell, daughter of George Rainton of Lofthouse, was baptised at Harewood in 1642 and there are other early Renton/Rainton entries in the Harewood parish registers.
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1 GEORGE RENTON of Lofthouse, Harewood, Yorkshire, died on 4 June 1691 and was buried on 5 June 1691 at Harewood. He married on 27 June 1681 at St. Peter, Leeds, ISABEL PROCTOR. Isabel later married, on 1 May 1693 at Harewood, Michael Hawke, and she was buried on 22 March 1728/29 at Harewood.
Children of George and Isabel (Procter) Renton:
2 i SAMUEL RENTON (1682-1750); m MARGARET BRADLEY.
ii ANNE RENTON, bap 14 Jun 1685, Harewood.
2 SAMUEL RENTON of Lofthouse, farmer, was baptised on 14 May 1682 at Harewood and buried on 26 July 1750 at Baildon. Samuel married on 18 May 1704 at Harewood, MARGARET BRADLEY. Margaret was buried on 2 October 1740 at Harewood.
Children of Samuel and Margaret (Bradley) Renton:
i ELIZABETH RENTON, bap 21 Apr 1705, Harewood.
iii GEORGE RENTON, bap 22 Dec 1708, Harewood.
iv SUSANNAH RENTON, bap 1 Feb 1709/10, Harewood.
v SAMUEL RENTON, bap 8 Feb 1713/14, Harewood.
vi THOMAS RENTON, bap 24 Jun 1719, Harewood.
vii MARY RENTON, bap 10 Apr 1723, Harewood.
viii WILLIAM RENTON, bap 6 Oct 1725, Harewood.
 St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com). George is said to be be of “Harwood” parish and Isabel of Moortown. A Stephen Procter of “Mil hill” had a daughter Isabel baptised at St. Peter, Leeds, in 1650.
 Baildon parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com), reporting the burial of “Samuel Renton of Harwood Wheelwright”. It is not known why Samuel would have been buried at Baildon.