It was through the marriage of Grace Saville with Gervase Hatfeild that the first Hatfeild became possessed of the Stanley property. The grandfather of Edward Savile married Catharine, daughter of John Chaloner, owner of Midgley in Stanley. The Woodhall estate, called a manor, had previously belonged to Watertons. “Robert Waterton, Knight, holding the manor of Woodhall in Stanley of the Lord King in chief, alienated the said manor to Lionel Lord Welles. Escheats 21 of Henry 6th.” William Warterton, of Warterton, in Lincolnshire, married the daughter and heir of Thomas Methley, of Methley, and had Robert Waterton, Kt., and five daughters, which Sir Robert married Cicerly, daughter and heir of Robert Fleming, of Woodhall in Stanley, Esq., by whom he had issue Sir Robert Waterton of Methley, Master of the Horse to Henry 4th, who at the time of his death was seised of the manors of Methley. Woodhall in Stanley, and other great possessions. (Grose.) Gervase had by Grace, his wife, John, son and heir; Henry, second son; Thomas third son, to whom his father gave Iveridge Hall, in the parish of Rothwell; Francis, fourth son, who lived at Stanley Grange, and left Anne his daughter and heir, married to William Harrison; Elizabeth; William, fifth son; and Grace married to Mr Edmund Dancer, merchant of York.