John Travers1

M, #1519, b. before 1162, d. 19 March 1188
Last Edited=28 Oct 2007
     John Travers, son of Arnold Fitz Travers, was born before 1162 at England.2 John Travers was the son of Arnold Fitz Travers.1

John Travers died on 19 March 1188.1 and was buried at Preston, England.1

The inscription on his tomb shows that he was a member of the King's Council during the reign of Henry II.

Johannes de Travers left forty marks to be paid from his fee farm in Aashton-upon Ribble for trantals to be performed annually for his son and that of his spouse and children forever at Wilfrid's Church in Priest-town, and otherwise have an ivory crucifix from Caen in Normandy to ornament the High Altar. Ashton is within the confines of the city of Preston and the river Ribble flows by Tulketh, which is sometimes referred to as Mount Travers.1


  1. [S91] Robert Jesse Travis, The Travis (Travers) Family and its Allies: Darracott, Lewis, Livingston, Nicholson, McLaughlin, Pharr, Smith and Terrell, including royal lines of descent (Decatur, Georgia: Bowen Press, 1954). Hereinafter cited as Travis (Travers) Family.
  2. [S127] Laurie Roper, "Ancestry of Laurie Roper", 4 May 2003 (e-mail address). . Hereinafter cited as "Laurie Roper Genealogy."