Mary Wilbraham1

F, #27761, d. 3 December 1737
Last Edited=27 Jul 2011
Mary, Countess of Bradford
by John Michael Wright 2
     Mary Wilbraham was the daughter of Sir Thomas Wilbraham, 3rd Bt. and Elizabeth Mitton.1 She married Richard Newport, 2nd Earl of Bradford, son of Francis Newport, 1st Earl of Bradford and Lady Diana Russell, on 20 April 1681.1 She died on 3 December 1737 at High Ercall, Shropshire, England.1 She was buried at Weston Park, Staffordshire, England.1 Her will was probated on 31 December 1737.1
      From 20 April 1681, her married name became Newport.1 As a result of her marriage, Mary Wilbraham was styled as Countess of Bradford on 19 September 1708. Her last will was dated 8 October 1737.

Children of Mary Wilbraham and Richard Newport, 2nd Earl of Bradford

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 274. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S332] Artcyclopedia, online http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists. Hereinafter cited as Artcyclopedia.
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 27. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 275.

Sir Thomas Wilbraham, 3rd Bt.1

M, #27762, b. circa 1630
Last Edited=21 Sep 2010
     Sir Thomas Wilbraham, 3rd Bt. was born circa 1630.2 He married Elizabeth Mitton, daughter of Edward Mitton.
     He lived at Weston, England. He gained the title of 3rd Baronet Wilbraham, of Woodhey, Chester and of Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire.

Child of Sir Thomas Wilbraham, 3rd Bt. and Elizabeth Mitton

Children of Sir Thomas Wilbraham, 3rd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3637. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  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 163. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  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 274. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 131.

Henry Newport, 3rd Earl of Bradford1

M, #27763, b. 1683, d. 23 December 1734
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Henry Newport, 3rd Earl of Bradford was born in 1683.1 He was the son of Richard Newport, 2nd Earl of Bradford and Mary Wilbraham.1 He died on 23 December 1734 at St. James Place, London, England, without legitimate issue, apparently unmarried.2 He was buried on 20 January 1734/35 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.2 His will was probated on 21 January 1734/35.2
     He matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 4 May 1699.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Bishop's Castle between 1706 and 1708.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Shropshire between 1708 and 1710.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Shropshire between 1713 and 1722.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire between 1715 and 1725.2 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Newport of High Ercall, co. Shropshire [E., 1642] on 14 June 1723.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Bradford, co. Shropshire [E., 1694] on 14 June 1723.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Newport of Bradford, co. Shropshire [E., 1675] on 14 June 1723.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Montgomeryshire between 1724 and 1734.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire between 1724 and 1734.2 His last will was dated from 8 May 1730 to 17 April 1733.

Child of Henry Newport, 3rd Earl of Bradford and Ann (?)

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 274. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 275.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 481. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Thomas Newport, 4th Earl of Bradford1

M, #27764, b. circa 1696, d. 18 April 1762
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Thomas Newport, 4th Earl of Bradford was born circa 1696.1 He was the son of Richard Newport, 2nd Earl of Bradford and Mary Wilbraham.1 He died on 18 April 1762 at Weston Park, Staffordshire, England, unmarried.1 He died intestate and his estate was administered to his sister, Diana on 4 May 1762.1
      Early in life he became an imbecile, after a fall from his horse.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baron Newport of High Ercall, co. Shropshire [E., 1642] on 23 December 1734.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Bradford, co. Shropshire [E., 1694] on 23 December 1734.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount Newport of Bradford, co. Shropshire [E., 1675] on 23 December 1734.1
     On his death, all of his titles became extonct.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 275. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Lady Anne Newport1

F, #27765, d. 19 August 1752
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Lady Anne Newport was the daughter of Richard Newport, 2nd Earl of Bradford and Mary Wilbraham.2 She married Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Bt., son of Sir John Bridgeman, 3rd Bt. and Ursula Matthews, on 9 April 1719.2 She died on 19 August 1752.2 She was buried at Weston Park, Staffordshire, England.2
      Her married name became Bridgeman.

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 275. 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 III, page 27. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 481. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Bt.1

M, #27766, b. 2 July 1695, d. 25 July 1764
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Bt. was born on 2 July 1695 at Blodwell, Shropshire, England.2 He was the son of Sir John Bridgeman, 3rd Bt. and Ursula Matthews.2 He married Lady Anne Newport, daughter of Richard Newport, 2nd Earl of Bradford and Mary Wilbraham, on 9 April 1719.2 He died on 25 July 1764 at age 69.2 He was buried at Weston Park, Staffordshire, England.2
     He matriculated at Oriel College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 28 May 1712.2 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1713.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Shrewsbury between April 1723 and 1727.2 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baronet Bridgeman, of Great Lever, co. Lancaster [E., 1660] on 21 July 1747.2
     He had three other sons and two daughters.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 II, page 275. 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 III, page 27. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 481. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Henry Bridgeman, 1st Baron Bradford of Bradford1

M, #27767, b. 7 September 1725, d. 5 June 1800
Last Edited=5 Feb 2011
     Henry Bridgeman, 1st Baron Bradford of Bradford was born on 7 September 1725.1 He was the son of Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Bt. and Lady Anne Newport.1 He married Elizabeth Simpson, daughter of Reverend John Simpson and unknown daughter Stringer, on 12 July 1755.2 He died on 5 June 1800 at age 74 at Old Burlington Street, London, England.1 His will was probated in November 1800.3
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Ludlow between December 1748 and 1768.4 He was Clerk Comprtroller of the Board of Green Cloth between 1761 and 1764.1 On 18 April 1762 he inherited the estate of Weston from his uncle, Thomas Newport, 4th Earl of Bradford.2 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baronet Bridgeman, of Great Lever, co. Lancaster [E., 1660] on 25 July 1764.4 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Wenlock between 1768 and 1794.4 He graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, on 3 July 1769 with a Doctor of Law (LL.D.).2 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 4 July 1793 with a Doctor of Civil Laws (D.C.L.).2 He was created 1st Baron Bradford of Bradford, co. Shropshire [Great Britain] on 13 August 1794.1

Child of Henry Bridgeman, 1st Baron Bradford of Bradford

Children of Henry Bridgeman, 1st Baron Bradford of Bradford and Elizabeth Simpson

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 275. 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 III, page 28. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 276.
  4. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage, volume III, page 27.
  5. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2931. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  6. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Simpson1

F, #27768, b. 14 November 1735, d. 6 March 1806
Last Edited=25 Jun 2005
     Elizabeth Simpson was born on 14 November 1735.2 She was the daughter of Reverend John Simpson and unknown daughter Stringer.1 She married Henry Bridgeman, 1st Baron Bradford of Bradford, son of Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Bt. and Lady Anne Newport, on 12 July 1755.1 She died on 6 March 1806 at age 70 at Bath, Somerset, England.2 She was buried at Weston Park, Staffordshire, England.2
      Her married name became Bridgeman. As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Simpson was styled as Baroness Bradford of Bradford on 13 August 1794.

Children of Elizabeth Simpson and Henry Bridgeman, 1st Baron Bradford of Bradford

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 28. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  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 276. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 481. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Reverend John Simpson1

M, #27769
Last Edited=16 Jun 2008
     Reverend John Simpson lived at Stamford, Yorkshire, England.1 He lived at Stoke Hall, Derbyshire, England.1

Child of Reverend John Simpson and unknown daughter Stringer

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 28. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Earl of Bradford1

M, #27770, b. 19 March 1762, d. 7 September 1825
Last Edited=25 Jul 2012
     Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Earl of Bradford was born on 19 March 1762.1 He was the son of Henry Bridgeman, 1st Baron Bradford of Bradford and Elizabeth Simpson.1 He married Hon. Lucy Elizabeth Byng, daughter of George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington and Lady Lucy Boyle, on 29 May 1788.1 He died on 7 September 1825 at age 63 at Weston Park, Staffordshire, England.1 His will was probated in November 1825.1
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.2 He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Wigan between 1784 and 1800.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Bradford of Bradford, co. Shropshire [G.B., 1794] on 5 June 1800.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Baronet Bridgeman, of Great Lever, co. Lancaster [E., 1660] on 5 June 1800.1 He was created 1st Earl of Bradford, co. Shropshire [U.K.] on 30 November 1815.1 He was created 1st Viscount Newport, co. Shropshire [U.K.] on 30 November 1815.1

Child of Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Earl of Bradford

Children of Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Earl of Bradford and Hon. Lucy Elizabeth Byng

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 276. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 482. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."