General John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham1

M, #215551, b. 9 October 1756, d. 24 September 1835
Last Edited=27 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham
by Martin Archer Shee 2
     General John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham was born on 9 October 1756.1 He was the son of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham and Hester Grenville, Baroness Chatham.1 He was baptised on 7 November 1756 at Hayes, Kent, England.3 He married Hon. Mary Elizabeth Townshend, daughter of Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney of St. Leonards and Elizabeth Powys, on 10 July 1783 at Albemarle Street, St. George Hanover Square, London, England.4 He died on 24 September 1835 at age 78 at Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London, England, without issue.3 He was buried on 3 October 1835 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.3 His will was probated in October 1835.3
     He gained the rank of Ensign in 1774 in the service of the 47th Foot.3 He was Aide-de-Camp to General Carleton in 1775.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1778 in the service of the 39th Foot.3 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Chatham, co. Kent [G.B., 1766] on 11 May 1778.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Pitt of Burton Pynsent, co. Somerset [G.B., 1766] on 11 May 1778.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1779 in the service of the 86th Foot.3 He was invested as a Fellow, Society of Antiquaries (F.S.A.) on 6 May 1784.3 He held the office of First Lord of the Admiralty between July 1788 and December 1794.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 3 April 1789.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 15 December 1790.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1792 in the service of the 3rd Foot Guards.3 He gained the rank of Colonel in the Army in 1793.3 He held the office of Lord Privy Seal between December 1794 and September 1796.3 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1795.3 He held the office of Lord President of the Council between September 1796 and July 1801.3 He was Colonel of the 4th Foot between 1799 and 1835.3 He was High Steward of Colchester.4 He held the office of Master General of the Ordnance between 1801 and 1806.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1802.3 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Chatham, of Chatham, Kent [G.B., 1761] on 2 April 1803.1 He held the office of Governor of Plymouth between 1805 and 1807.3 He held the office of Master General of the Ordnance between 1807 and 1810.3 He held the office of Governor of Jersey between 1807 and 1820.3 He fought in the Expedition to Walcheren in 1809, which he commanded.3 He gained the rank of General in 1812.3 He held the office of Governor of Gibraltar between 1820 and 1835.3
     On his death, all of 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 III, page 145. 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 III, page 146.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 147.

Sir Roger de Chaundos, 1st Lord Chaundos1

M, #215552, d. 24 September 1353
Last Edited=9 Jan 2007
     Sir Roger de Chaundos, 1st Lord Chaundos was the son of Robert de Chaundos and Alice (?).1 He married, firstly, Katherine Talbot, daughter of Richard Talbot and Sarah de Beauchamp.1 He married, secondly, Maud d'Acton, daughter of unknown d'Acton, before 12 April 1315.1 He died on 24 September 1353.1
     He was invested as a Knight on 22 May 1306.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Herefordshire from 1311/12 to 1314.1 He was Knight of the Shire for Herefordshire in 1318.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Herefordshire between 1322 and 1327.1 He held the office of Keeper and Sheriff of Glamorgan and Morganwg on 1 December 1326.1 He held the office of Keeper of Caerphilly Castle on 30 December 1326.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Herefordshire from 1328 to 1331/32.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Glamorgan and Morganwg on 8 March 1329/30.1 He was created 1st Lord Chaundos [England by writ] on 20 December 1337, although none of his successors were summoned.1 He was Knight of the Shire for Herefordshire in 1340.1 He was Knight of the Shire for Herefordshire in 1343.1

Child of Sir Roger de Chaundos, 1st Lord Chaundos and Maud d'Acton

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 147. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 148.

Ursula Joan Whitworth1

F, #215553
Last Edited=30 Dec 2006
     Ursula Joan Whitworth is the daughter of Aymer William Whitworth and Alice Lucy Patience Hervey.1 She married Captain Roderic Miles Doughty Thesiger, son of Hon. Wilfred Gilbert Thesiger and Kathleen Mary Vigors, on 10 January 1946.1
      From 10 January 1946, her married name became Thesiger.1

Children of Ursula Joan Whitworth and Captain Roderic Miles Doughty Thesiger

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 760. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Simon Dermot Thesiger1

M, #215554, b. 25 May 1950
Last Edited=30 Dec 2006
     Simon Dermot Thesiger was born on 25 May 1950.1 He is the son of Captain Roderic Miles Doughty Thesiger and Ursula Joan Whitworth.2 He married Concepción Pérez-Palacios, daughter of Angel Pérez, on 27 July 1973.1

Child of Simon Dermot Thesiger and Concepción Pérez-Palacios

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 760. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Angel Pérez1

M, #215555
Last Edited=19 Feb 2008
     Angel Pérez lived at Coyuca de Catalan, Mexico.1

Child of Angel Pérez

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 760. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Concepción Pérez-Palacios1,2

F, #215556
Last Edited=19 Feb 2008
     Concepción Pérez-Palacios is the daughter of Angel Pérez.3 She married Simon Dermot Thesiger, son of Captain Roderic Miles Doughty Thesiger and Ursula Joan Whitworth, on 27 July 1973.1
      From 27 July 1973, her married name became Thesiger.1

Child of Concepción Pérez-Palacios and Simon Dermot Thesiger

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 760. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S2688] Rebecca Thesiger, "re: Thesiger Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 18 February 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Thesiger Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Rebecca Maria Thesiger1

F, #215557, b. 16 September 1980
Last Edited=21 Feb 2012
     Rebecca Maria Thesiger was born on 16 September 1980.2,1 She is the daughter of Simon Dermot Thesiger and Concepción Pérez-Palacios.3

Citations

  1. [S2688] Rebecca Thesiger, "re: Thesiger Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 18 February 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Thesiger Family."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 760. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sarah Elizabeth Thesiger1

F, #215558, b. 12 April 1947
Last Edited=30 Dec 2006
     Sarah Elizabeth Thesiger was born on 12 April 1947.1 She is the daughter of Captain Roderic Miles Doughty Thesiger and Ursula Joan Whitworth.2 She married Christopher Simon Wintle, son of Julian Wintle, on 26 June 1974.1
      From 26 June 1974, her married name became Wintle. She lived in 2003 at 49 Stradella Road, London, England.1

Children of Sarah Elizabeth Thesiger and Christopher Simon Wintle

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 760. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Julian Wintle1

M, #215559
Last Edited=18 Dec 2006

Child of Julian Wintle

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 760. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Christopher Simon Wintle1

M, #215560
Last Edited=30 Dec 2006
     Christopher Simon Wintle is the son of Julian Wintle.2 He married Sarah Elizabeth Thesiger, daughter of Captain Roderic Miles Doughty Thesiger and Ursula Joan Whitworth, on 26 June 1974.1

Children of Christopher Simon Wintle and Sarah Elizabeth Thesiger

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 760. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]