Sir John Byron, Jr.
He was the son of Sir John Byron, Sr. and lived at Clayton Hall, Manchester, and later Royton, both then in Lancashire and later still at Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire, which he inherited in 1576.
He married Alice Strelley and had 4 sons and 3 daughters. His eldest son was Anthony who died before him in 1587 and thus he was succeeded by John, who was later created a Baron Byron.  One of his daughters was married to Sir Thomas Hutchinson of Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire. Their daughter Margaret Hutchinson is an ancestor of Andrew Jackson
- Stott, Frances (1994). Looking Back at Royton. Oldham Arts and Heritage. p. 5. ISBN 0-902809-29-6.
- Byron By John Nichol, Project Gutenberg E Books, Pages 3–10
- "Over Colwick during the Byron period". Retrieved 23 March 2013.
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