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Samuel Burton of Burton Hall was an 18th-century Irish MP and High Sheriff of Carlow.
He was born the eldest son of Benjamin Burton, a wealthy banker who was Member of the Irish House of Commons for Dublin city and Lord Mayor of Dublin in 1706-7, and his wife Grace Stratford, daughter of Robert Stratford of Belan, County Kildare.
He married firstly Anne, daughter of Charles Campbell of Dublin, with whom he had three sons and a daughter. Anne was killed accidentally by the collapse of a scaffold in 1714 at the coronation of King George I. He was succeeded in his estates by his eldest son, Benjamin, MP and Privy Councillor. His daughter Katherine married Nicholas Netterville, 5th Viscount Netterville, who was tried for murder in 1742 but acquitted. They had a son John, 6th Viscount Neterville, and two daughters.
Samuel married secondly Mary Hindle: they had one daughter.
- Burke, Bernard (1912). A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Ireland (1912).