Henry Vansittart1

M, #130931, b. 3 June 1732, d. January 1770
Last Edited=25 Jun 2011
Henry Vansittart
by Sir Joshua Reynolds 2
     Henry Vansittart was born on 3 June 1732.3 He was the son of Arthur Vansittart and Martha Stonhouse.3 He married Amelia Morse, daughter of Nicholas Morse, on 1 June 1754.3 He died in January 1770 at age 37, lost with all hands on board Aurora, while on the way to Bengal.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.)1 He held the office of Governor of Bengal between 1760 and 1764.1 He lived at Foxley, Berkshire, EnglandG.3 He was a director of the Honourable East India Company in 1769.3

Children of Henry Vansittart and Amelia Morse

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 175. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 279. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Amelia Morse1

F, #130932, d. 2 August 1819
Last Edited=25 Jun 2011
     Amelia Morse was the daughter of Nicholas Morse.1 She married Henry Vansittart, son of Arthur Vansittart and Martha Stonhouse, on 1 June 1754.2 She died on 2 August 1819.2
     From 1 June 1754, her married name became Vansittart.2

Children of Amelia Morse and Henry Vansittart

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 175. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 279. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Nicholas Morse1

M, #130933
Last Edited=13 Oct 2004
     Nicholas Morse lived Governor of Madras.1

Child of Nicholas Morse

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 175. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Hon. Catharine Isabella Eden1

F, #130934, b. 20 September 1778, d. 10 August 1810
Last Edited=28 Jan 2011
     Hon. Catharine Isabella Eden was born on 20 September 1778.1 She was the daughter of William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland and Eleanor Elliot.1 She married Nicholas Vansittart, 1st and last Baron Bexley, son of Henry Vansittart and Amelia Morse, on 22 July 1806.1 She died on 10 August 1810 at age 31.1
     From 22 July 1806, her married name became Vansittart.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 176. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Robert Benson, 1st and last Baron of Bingley1

M, #130935, b. circa 1676, d. 9 April 1731
Last Edited=18 Mar 2009
     Robert Benson, 1st and last Baron of Bingley was born circa 1676.1 He was the son of Robert Benson and Dorothy Jenkins.1 He married Lady Elizabeth Finch, daughter of Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford and Elizabeth Banks, on 21 December 1703 at St. Gile's-in-the-Fields Church, London, EnglandG.1 He died on 9 April 1731, without male issue.1 He was buried on 14 April 1731 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, EnglandG.1 His will (dated 27 June 1729 to 9 March 1729/30) was proven (by probate) on 13 April 1731.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Thetford between 1702 and 1705.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for the City of York between 1705 and 1713.1 He was Commissioner of the Treasury from August 1710 to 1711.1 He was a director of the South Seas Company from 1711 to 1715.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 14 June 1711.1 He held the office of Chancellor of the Exchequer from 14 June 1711 to 1713.1 He held the office of Ambassador to Spain from 1713 to 1714.1 He was created 1st Baron of Bingley, co. York [Great Britain] on 21 July 1713.1 He received a grant of Branham Moor, Yorkshire from the Crown, where he erected a stately mansion.1 He held the office of Treasurer of the Household to King George II from 1730 to 1731.1
     On his death, his peerage became extinct.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Child of Robert Benson, 1st and last Baron of Bingley and Lady Elizabeth Finch

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 177. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference: "Benson, Robert". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 178.


Robert Benson1

M, #130936
Last Edited=18 Mar 2009
     Robert Benson married Dorothy Jenkins, daughter of Tobias Jenkins.
     He was an attorney.1 He lived at Wrenthorpe, Yorkshire, EnglandG.1

Children of Robert Benson and Dorothy Jenkins

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 177. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2163. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Dorothy Jenkins1

F, #130937
Last Edited=18 Mar 2009
     Dorothy Jenkins is the daughter of Tobias Jenkins.1 She married Robert Benson.
     Her married name became Benson.

Children of Dorothy Jenkins and Robert Benson

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 177. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2163. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Tobias Jenkins1

M, #130938
Last Edited=13 Oct 2004
     Tobias Jenkins lived at Grimston, Yorkshire, EnglandG.1

Child of Tobias Jenkins

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 177. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Lady Elizabeth Finch1

F, #130939, b. circa 1679, d. 26 February 1757
Last Edited=29 Jan 2011
     Lady Elizabeth Finch was born circa 1679.1 She was the daughter of Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford and Elizabeth Banks.1 She married Robert Benson, 1st and last Baron of Bingley, son of Robert Benson and Dorothy Jenkins, on 21 December 1703 at St. Gile's-in-the-Fields Church, London, EnglandG.1 She died on 26 February 1757.1 She was buried on 11 March 1757 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, EnglandG.1 Her will was proven (by probate) on 26 March 1757.1
     From 21 December 1703, her married name became Benson.1 After her marriage, Lady Elizabeth Finch was styled as Lady of Bingley on 21 July 1713. Her last will was dated 25 July 1737.

Child of Lady Elizabeth Finch and Robert Benson, 1st and last Baron of Bingley

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 177. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 178.

George Fox-Lane, 1st and last Baron Bingley1

M, #130940, b. circa 1697, d. 22 February 1773
Last Edited=10 Nov 2005
     George Fox-Lane, 1st and last Baron Bingley was born circa 1697.1 He was the son of Henry Fox and Hon. Frances Lane.1 He married Hon. Harriet Benson, daughter of Robert Benson, 1st and last Baron of Bingley and Lady Elizabeth Finch, on 12 July 1731 at Somerset House Chapel, The Strand, London, EnglandG, She brought him estates worth supposedly £100,000, including Bramham, Yorkshire.1 He died on 22 February 1773 at Bramham Park, Yorkshire, EnglandG, without surviving issue.1 His will (dated 30 May 1770) was proven (by probate) on 27 April 1773.1
     He was given the name of George Fox at birth.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Hindon between 1734 and 1741.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for the City of York between 1742 and 1761.1 On 22 March 1750/51 his name was legally changed to George Fox-Lane by Act of Parliament.1 He was created 1st Baron Bingley, co. York [Great Britain] on 13 May 1762.1

Child of George Fox-Lane, 1st and last Baron Bingley and Hon. Harriet Benson

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 178. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.