Richard Parsons, 2nd Earl of Rosse

M, #15191, b. circa 1718, d. 27 August 1764
Last Edited=7 Aug 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Richard Parsons, 2nd Earl of Rosse was born circa 1718.1 He was the son of Richard Parsons, 1st Earl of Rosse and Mary Powlett.2 He married Olivia Edwards, daughter of Hugh Edwards, on 16 February 1754.2 He died on 27 August 1764, without issue.3
     He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.2 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Oxmantown [I., 1681] on 26 June 1741.2 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baronet Parsons [I., 1620] on 26 June 1741.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Rosse [I., 1718] on 26 June 1741.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Rosse, co. Wexford [I., 1681] on 26 June 1741.2 On his death his titles became extinct.3

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 XI, page 167. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3403. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Olivia Edwards1

F, #15192
Last Edited=7 Aug 2016
     Olivia Edwards is the daughter of Hugh Edwards.2 She married, firstly, Richard Parsons, 2nd Earl of Rosse, son of Richard Parsons, 1st Earl of Rosse and Mary Powlett, on 16 February 1754.1 She married, secondly, John Bateman, son of Rowland Bateman and Elizabeth Colthurst, on 8 October 1770.1
     As a result of her marriage, Olivia Edwards was styled as Countess of Rosse on 16 February 1754. From 16 February 1754, her married name became Parsons. From 8 October 1770, her married name became Bateman.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3403. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir William Parsons, 2nd Bt.

M, #15193, d. 31 December 1658
Last Edited=7 Aug 2016
     Sir William Parsons, 2nd Bt. was the son of Richard Parsons and Lettice Loftus.1 He married Hon. Catherine Jones, daughter of Arthur Jones, 2nd Viscount Ranelagh and Lady Catherine Boyle.2 He died on 31 December 1658.2
     He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Parsons [I., 1620] circa 28 February 1649/50.2

Child of Sir William Parsons, 2nd Bt. and Hon. Catherine Jones

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3403. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Richard Parsons1

M, #15194, d. after 1642
Last Edited=7 Aug 2016
     Richard Parsons was the son of Sir William Parsons, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Lany.1 He married Lettice Loftus, daughter of Sir Adam Loftus.1 He died after 1642.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Fethard [Ireland] between 1634 and 1639.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Wicklow [Ireland] between 1639 and 1642.1

Child of Richard Parsons and Lettice Loftus

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3403. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Admiral Sir Peter Charles Abbott1

M, #15195, b. 12 February 1942
Last Edited=7 Nov 2004
     Admiral Sir Peter Charles Abbott was born on 12 February 1942.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Dennis Abbott and Delphine McConaghey.1 He married Susan Philippa Grey in 1965.1
     He was educated at St. Edward's School, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Second Lieutenant in 1963 in the service of the Royal Marine Forces Volunteer Reserve.1 He gained the rank of Sub-Lieutenant in 1964 in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He graduated from Queens' College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1966 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1 He was Commanding Officer of the H.M.S. Chawton in 1972.1 He gained the rank of Commander in 1975.1 He was Commanding Officer of the H.M.S. Ambuscade in 1976.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1980.1 He was Commanding Officer of the H.M.S. Ajax in 1983.1 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral in 1989.1 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1993.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1994.1 He gained the rank of Admiral in 1995.1 He was decorated with the award of the Officer, U.S. Legion of Merit in 1995.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1999.1
     He has three daughters.1

Citations

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


Lettice Loftus

F, #15196
Last Edited=7 Aug 2016
     Lettice Loftus was the daughter of Sir Adam Loftus. She married, firstly, Richard Parsons, son of Sir William Parsons, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Lany.1 She married, secondly, Hugh Montgomery, 1st Earl of Mount Alexander, son of Hugh Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of the Great Ardes and Jean Alexander.1
     Her married name became Montgomery.1 Her married name became Parsons.1

Child of Lettice Loftus and Richard Parsons

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3403. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir William Parsons, 1st Bt.1

M, #15197, d. circa 28 February 1649/50
Last Edited=7 Aug 2016
     Sir William Parsons, 1st Bt. was the son of James Parsons and Catherine Fenton.2,3 He married Elizabeth Lany, daughter of John Lany.2 He died circa 28 February 1649/50. He was buried on 2 March 1649/50.2
     He emigrated to Ireland arriving on circa 1590 Norfolk.4 He was Commissioner of Plantations.2 He held the office of Surveyor-General [Ireland] in 1602.2 He and Sir Laurence Parsons were joint supervisor of Crown lands in 1611.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Newcastle, County Dublin [Ireland] between 1613 and 1615.2 He was invested as a Knight in 1620.2 He was created 1st Baronet Parsons [Ireland] on 10 November 1620.5 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Wicklow [Ireland] between 1639 and 1648.2 He held the office of Lord Deputy [Ireland].1 He held the office of Lord Justice [Ireland] between 1640 and 1643, jointly, when he was dismissed and imprisoned for suspected treason.4

Children of Sir William Parsons, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Lany

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 I, page 448. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3403. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S5587] Peggy ?, "re: Fenton Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 19 August 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Fenton Family."
  4. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume I, page 226. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 447.
  6. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage, volume III, page 317.
  7. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  8. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1158. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Elizabeth Lany1

F, #15198
Last Edited=7 Aug 2016
     Elizabeth Lany is the daughter of John Lany.1 She married Sir William Parsons, 1st Bt., son of James Parsons and Catherine Fenton.2
     Her married name became Parsons.

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 I, page 448. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3403. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Parsons1

M, #15199
Last Edited=7 Aug 2016
     James Parsons was the son of Thomas Parsons.1 He married Catherine Fenton, daughter of Henry Fenton and Cicely Beaumont.1
     He lived at Norfolk, England.2 He was also known as William Parsons.2

Children of James Parsons and Catherine Fenton

Citations

  1. [S5587] Peggy ?, "re: Fenton Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 19 August 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Fenton Family."
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume I, page 226. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3403. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Laurence Parsons1

M, #15200, d. 8 September 1628
Last Edited=7 Aug 2016
     Sir Laurence Parsons was the son of James Parsons and Catherine Fenton.2,3 He married Jane Malham.2 He died on 8 September 1628.2
     He and Sir William Parsons, 1st Bt. were joint supervisor of Crown lands in 1611.2 He was invested as a Knight in 1612.2 He held the office of Attorney-General of Munster in 1612.2 He held the office of Second Baron of the Exchequer in 1624.2

Child of Sir Laurence Parsons

Children of Sir Laurence Parsons and Jane Malham

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1327. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S5587] Peggy ?, "re: Fenton Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 19 August 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Fenton Family."