A portrait of Mrs R. Whitby of Haywood Abbey, Great Haywood. Thomas Whitby (1531–1621) aquired Shugborough. His son John Whitby sold Shugborough to the Anson family in 1624 and purchased Haywood Abbey, Great Haywood. His great-grandson, John Whitby JP purchased Oakedge, Colwich around 1750. His son Reverend Thomas Whitby sold Oakedge to the Honourable Thomas Clifford and purchased Creswell Hall prior to his death in 1828.
Where to see this painting?
The Shire Hall Gallery
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