Sir Joseph Pennington, 2nd Bt.1

M, #14841, b. 4 October 1677, d. 3 December 1744
Last Edited=10 May 2011
     Sir Joseph Pennington, 2nd Bt. was born on 4 October 1677.2 He was the son of Sir William Pennington, 1st Bt. and Isabel Stapleton.2 He married Hon. Margaret Lowther, daughter of John Lowther, 1st Viscount Lonsdale and Katherine Thynne, on 20 March 1706. He died on 3 December 1744 at age 67.2
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Cumberland.3 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Pennington, of Muncaster, co. Cumberland [E., 1676] on 12 July 1730.4

Children of Sir Joseph Pennington, 2nd Bt. and Hon. Margaret Lowther

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 IV, page 82. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume IV, page 78. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  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 202. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  4. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 202, says 1 July 1730.
  5. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 203.

Catherine Pennington1

F, #14842, d. 7 December 1764
Last Edited=10 May 2011
     Catherine Pennington was the daughter of Sir Joseph Pennington, 2nd Bt. and Hon. Margaret Lowther.1,2 She married Robert Lowther, son of Richard Lowther and Barbara Prickett, on 22 June 1731.2 She died on 7 December 1764.
      Her married name became Lowther.

Children of Catherine Pennington and Robert Lowther

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 IV, page 82. 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 203. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2907. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 215.

James Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale1

M, #14843, b. 5 August 1736, d. 24 May 1802
Last Edited=14 Aug 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.56%
James Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale 2
     James Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale was born on 5 August 1736.3 He was the son of Robert Lowther and Catherine Pennington.1 He married Lady Mary Stuart, daughter of John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute and Mary Wortley-Montagu, Baroness Mount Stuart of Wortley, on 7 September 1761.4 He died on 24 May 1802 at age 65, without issue.3
      James Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale also went by the nick-name of 'Wicked Jimmy'.3 He was educated at Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baronet Lowther, of Lowther, co. Westmorland [N.S., 1638] on 12 March 1750/51.4 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Cumberland between 1757 and 1761.3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Westmorland between 1758 and 1802.3 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1759 in the service of the Westmorland Militia.3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Cumberland between 1759 and 1802.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Westmorland from 1761 to 1762.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Cumberland between 1762 and 1768.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Cockermouth between 1769 and 1774.3 He was patron of Pitt the Younger, whose first seat was Appleby, a pocket borough of Sir James.3' He was created 1st Baron Lowther, of Lowther, co. Westmoreland [Great Britain] on 24 May 1784.3 He was created 1st Earl of Lonsdale, co. Westmorland and co. Palatine of Lancaster [Great Britain] on 24 May 1784.3 He was created 1st Baron of the Barony of Kendal, co. Westmorland [Great Britain] on 24 May 1784.3 He was created 1st Viscount of Lowther, co. Westmorland [Great Britain] on 24 May 1784.3 He was created 1st Viscount of Lonsdale, co. Westmorland and co. Palatine of Lancaster [Great Britain] on 24 May 1784.3 He was created 1st Baron of the Barony of Burgh, co. Cumberland [Great Britain] on 24 May 1784.3 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1792 in the service of the Cumberland Militia.3 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1794 in the service of the Army.3 He was created 1st Viscount Lowther of Whitehaven [Great Britain] on 26 October 1797, with special remainder to the heirs male of his cousin, Rev. Sir William Lowther, 1st Bt.3 He was created 1st Baron Lowther of Whitehaven [Great Britain] on 26 October 1797, with special remainder to the heirs male of his cousin, Rev. Sir William Lowther, 1st Bt.3 On his death all of his titles except the 1797 creations became extinct.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     

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 IV, page 82. 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. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2907. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Robert Lowther1

M, #14844, b. before 1745
Last Edited=14 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.56%
     Robert Lowther was born before 1745. He was the son of Robert Lowther and Catherine Pennington.1 He died, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2907. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Margaret Lowther1

F, #14845, d. 4 September 1800
Last Edited=30 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.56%
     Margaret Lowther was the daughter of Robert Lowther and Catherine Pennington.1 She married Henry Vane, 2nd Earl of Darlington, son of Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington and Lady Grace Fitzroy, on 19 March 1757 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.1 She died on 4 September 1800 at Laneton Grange, County Durham, England.1
      Her married name became Vane. As a result of her marriage, Margaret Lowther was styled as Countess of Darlington on 6 March 1768.

Children of Margaret Lowther and Henry Vane, 2nd Earl of Darlington

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 IV, page 82. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 192. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 284.


Katherine Lowther1

F, #14846, b. circa 1736, d. 21 March 1809
Last Edited=30 Dec 2004
Consanguinity Index=1.56%
     Katherine Lowther was born circa 1736.2 She was the daughter of Robert Lowther and Catherine Pennington.1,2 She married Admiral Harry Powlett, 6th Duke of Bolton, son of Harry Powlett, 4th Duke of Bolton and Catherine Parry, on 8 April 1765 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.2 She died on 21 March 1809 at Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London, England.2 She was buried on 29 March 1809 at Basing.2 Her will was probated in July 1809.2
      From 8 April 1765, her married name became Powlett.1,2 As a result of her marriage, Katherine Lowther was styled as Duchess of Bolton on 5 July 1765.

Children of Katherine Lowther and Admiral Harry Powlett, 6th Duke of Bolton

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 III, page 284. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 215.

Barbara Lowther1

F, #14847
Last Edited=14 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.56%
     Barbara Lowther was the daughter of Robert Lowther and Catherine Pennington.1 She died, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2907. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Mary Stuart1

F, #14848, b. circa 1741, d. 5 April 1824
Last Edited=22 Mar 2014
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Lady Mary Stuart was born circa 1741. She was the daughter of John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute and Mary Wortley-Montagu, Baroness Mount Stuart of Wortley.1 She married James Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale, son of Robert Lowther and Catherine Pennington, on 7 September 1761.1 She died on 5 April 1824.1
      Her married name became Lowther.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 608. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute1

M, #14849, b. 25 May 1713, d. 10 March 1792
Last Edited=22 Mar 2014
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute
by Sir Joshua Reynolds 2
     John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute was born on 25 May 1713 at Parliamentary Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1,3 He was the son of James Stuart, 2nd Earl of Bute and Lady Anne Campbell.1 He married Mary Wortley-Montagu, Baroness Mount Stuart of Wortley, daughter of Edward Wortley-Montagu and Lady Mary Pierrepont, on 13 August 1736.1 He died on 10 March 1792 at age 78 at South Audley Street, Mayfair, London, England.4 His will was probated in April 1792.4
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He held the office of Hereditary Sheriff of Bute between 1723 and 1747.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Bute [S., 1703] on 28 January 1723.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Kingarth [S., 1703] on 28 January 1723.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Mountstuart, Cumra and Inchmarnock [S., 1703] on 28 January 1723.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baronet Stuart, of Bute [N.S., 1627] on 28 January 1723.1 He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1737 and 1741.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1738.1 He held the office of Groom of the Stole to HRH The Prince of Wales from 1750 to 1751, Frederick.3 He held the office of Groom of the Stole to HRH The Prince of Wales between 1756 and 1760, George.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1760.1 He held the office of Groom of the Stole to King George III between 1760 and 1761.3 He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1761 and 1780.1 He held the office of Ranger of Richmond Park between 1761 and 1792.3 He held the office of Chancellor of Marischal College, Aberdeen between 1761 and 1792.3 He held the office of Secretary of State for the North from 1761 to 1762.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1762 and he resigned his Knighthood, Order of the Thistle.1 He held the office of Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury between 29 May 1762 and 15 April 1763.1 In 1763 he purchased the estate at Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire.5 He held the office of Vice-Admiral of Bute between 1764 and 1776.1 He held the office of President of the Society of Antiquaries [Scotland] between 1780 and 1792.4 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (F.R.C.P.E.) honorary.4

Children of John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute and Mary Wortley-Montagu, Baroness Mount Stuart of Wortley

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 607. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [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 441. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 442.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 443.
  6. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Frances Lowther1

F, #14850
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
     Frances Lowther is the daughter of Sir Christopher Lowther, 1st Bt. and Frances Lancaster.1 She married Richard Lamplugh.1
      Her married name became Lamplugh.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2397. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]