Edmund Sleigh1

M, #167421, b. circa 1615
Last Edited=2 Nov 2007
     Edmund Sleigh was born circa 1615 at London, England.2 He is the son of unknown Sleigh.1
     He held the office of Alderman of London.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 334. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S145] George Naylor, The Register's of Thorrington (n.n.: n.n., 1888). Hereinafter cited as Registers of Thorrington.

Fulke Greville1

M, #167422, b. 23 October 1718, d. 1 April 1719
Last Edited=7 Oct 2005
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Fulke Greville was born on 23 October 1718.1 He was the son of William Greville, 7th Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court and Mary Thynne.1 He was baptised on 1 April 1719.1 He died on 1 April 1719.1

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 335. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux1

M, #167423, b. 19 September 1778, d. 7 May 1868
Last Edited=5 Feb 2011
Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
by Sir Thomas Lawrence 2
     Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux was born on 19 September 1778 at Cowgate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He was the son of Henry Brougham and Eleanor Syme.1 He was baptised on 30 September 1778 at St. Gile's Church, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He married Mary Anne Eden, daughter of Thomas Eden and Mariana Jones, on 1 April 1819 at Coldwaltham, Sussex, England.3 He died on 7 May 1868 at age 89 at Cannes, France, without surviving issue.3 He was buried at Cannes, France.3 His will was probated on 17 June 1868, at under £2,000.3
     He was given the name of Henry Peter Brougham at birth.1 He was educated at Edinburgh High School, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He was educated at University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He was a practising Advocate in 1800.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) on 3 March 1803.1 He was admitted to Lincoln Inn in 1808 entitled to practice as a Barrister.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Camelford between 1810 and 1812.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Winchelsea between 1815 and 1830.1 He held the office of Attorney-General on 22 April 1820, appointed by Caroline, Princess of Wales, after she became Queen.1 In 1820 he defended Caroline, Princess of Wales, in her trial before the House of Lords.4 He was Lord Rector between 1824 and 1826 at University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.4 He was invested as a King's Counsel (K.C.) in 1827.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Knaresborough between February 1830 and August 1830.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Yorkshire between August 1830 and November 1830.1 He held the office of Lord Chancellor between November 1830 and November 1834.1 He was created 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, of Brougham, Westmorland [U.K.] on 22 November 1830.4 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 22 November 1830.4 He was registered as a Foreign Associate of the Institute of France in 1833.4 He was President between 1836 and 1868 at University College London, London, England.4 He was the Rector between 1838 and 1839 at Marischal College, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.4 He was Chancellor between 1859 and 1868 at University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.4 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil laws (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1860.4 He was created 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, of Brougham, Westmorland and of Highhead Castle, Cumberland [U.K.] on 22 March 1860, with a special remainder to his brother, William Brougham.4 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1862.4 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     
     On his death, his first instance of the title 'Baron Brougham and Vaux' became extinct.3

Children of Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux and Mary Anne Eden

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 339. 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. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 342.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 340.
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Henry Brougham". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  6. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 529. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Henry Brougham1

M, #167424, b. 18 June 1742, d. 13 February 1810
Last Edited=20 Jan 2006
     Henry Brougham was born on 18 June 1742.2 He was the son of Henry Brougham and Mary Freeman.1,2 He married Eleanor Syme, daughter of Reverend James Syme and Mary Robertson, on 22 May 1777.2 He died on 13 February 1810 at age 67.1,3
     He lived at Scales Hall, Cumberland, England.2 He lived at Highhead Castle, Cumberland, England.2 He lived at Brougham Hall, Penrith, Westmorland, England.1

Children of Henry Brougham and Eleanor Syme

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 339. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 529. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 342.

Henry Brougham1

M, #167425, d. 21 December 1782
Last Edited=20 Jan 2006
     Henry Brougham was the son of Samuel Brougham.2 He married Mary Freeman, daughter of William Freeman. He died on 21 December 1782.2
     He lived at Brougham Hall, Penrith, Westmorland, England.1 He was agent for the Duke of Norfolk's estates in Cumberland.1 He was a practising solicitor.1

Children of Henry Brougham and Mary Freeman

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 339. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 529. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Eleanor Syme1

F, #167426, b. circa 1750, d. 31 December 1839
Last Edited=20 Jan 2006
     Eleanor Syme was born circa 1750.2 She was the daughter of Reverend James Syme and Mary Robertson.1 She married Henry Brougham, son of Henry Brougham and Mary Freeman, on 22 May 1777.2 She died on 31 December 1839.3
      From 22 May 1777, her married name became Brougham.

Children of Eleanor Syme and Henry Brougham

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 339. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 529. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 115. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 342.

Reverend James Syme1

M, #167427
Last Edited=23 Dec 2007
     Reverend James Syme graduated with a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.).2 He was the Minister at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.1

Child of Reverend James Syme and Mary Robertson

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 339. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 529. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mary Robertson1

F, #167428
Last Edited=19 Nov 2007
     Mary Robertson is the daughter of Reverend William Robertson and Eleanor Pitcairn.1,2

Child of Mary Robertson and Reverend James Syme

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 339. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S143] Hew, Reverend Scott, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae: The succession of Scottish ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation (unknown: unknown, 1866). Hereinafter cited as Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae.

Reverend William Robertson1

M, #167429, b. 30 July 1686, d. 16 November 1745
Last Edited=19 Nov 2007
     Reverend William Robertson was born on 30 July 1686.1 He was the son of William Robertson and Margaret Mitchell.1 He married Eleanor Pitcairn, daughter of David Pitcairn and Mary Anderson, on 20 October 1720.1 He died on 16 November 1745 at age 59.1
     He was the Minister at Greyfriars, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1

Children of Reverend William Robertson and Eleanor Pitcairn

Citations

  1. [S143] Hew, Reverend Scott, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae: The succession of Scottish ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation (unknown: unknown, 1866). Hereinafter cited as Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae.
  2. [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 339. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Janet Robertson1

F, #167430, b. 3 December 1756, d. December 1789
Last Edited=19 Nov 2007
     Janet Robertson was born on 3 December 1756.1 She was the daughter of Reverend William Robertson.1 She died in December 1789, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S143] Hew, Reverend Scott, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae: The succession of Scottish ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation (unknown: unknown, 1866). Hereinafter cited as Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae.