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THE ANCESTRY OF NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN

 

1  Arthur Neville Chamberlain

   b 18 Mar 1869, Edgbaston, Warwickshire

   d 9 Nov 1940, Heckfield House, Hampshire

 

Parents

 

2  Rt. Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, P.C., Secretary of State for the Colonies

   b 8 Jul 1836, London

   d 2 Jul 1914, London

   m 8 Jun 1868, Birmingham, Warwickshire

3  Florence Kenrick

   b 19 Aug 1847, Edgbaston

   d 14 Feb 1875, Southbourne, Edgbaston

 

Grandparents

 

4  Joseph Chamberlain of Moor Green Hall, Birmingham, master of the Cordwainers’ Company

   b 10 Jul 1796, St. Albans, Wood Street, London

   d 24 Jan 1874, Moor Green Hall

   m 26 Mar 1835, St. Olave, Hart Street, London

5  Caroline Harben

   b 25 Jul 1808, Mile End, Middlesex

   d 20 Aug 1875, Moor Green Hall

6  Timothy Kenrick of Maple Bank, Edgbaston, magistrate

   b 26 Jun 1807, West Bromwich, Staffordshire

   d 23 Feb 1885, Edgbaston

   m 10 Feb 1837, Leicester

7  Maria Paget

   b 21 Feb 1808, Leicester

   d 5 May 1876, Edgbaston

 

Great-grandparents

 

8  Joseph Chamberlain of Milk Street, London, cordwainer

   b 18 Dec 1752

   d 15 Nov 1837, Camberwell

   m Apr 1792, Edinburgh

9  Martha Statham Strutt

   b 1762

   bur 5 Jan 1825, Bunhill Fields, London

10 Henry Harben of Church Fields, Hackney, Middlesex, cheesemonger

   b 1770

   d 11 Oct 1831, Hackney

   m 28 Nov 1791, St. Anne, Lewes

11 Mary Woodgate

   b 1773

   d 30 Aug 1844, Camberwell Grove

12 Archibald Kenrick of West Bromwich, plater

   bap 12 Nov 1760, Chester Street Presbyterian Chapel, Wrexham, Denbighshire

   d 26 Oct 1835, West Bromwich

   m Dec 1790

13 Rebecca Smith

   bap 6 Sep 1770, Unitarian Church, Birmingham

   d 4 Jan 1809, West Bromwich

14 Thomas Paget of Leicester, surgeon

   b 25 May 1768

   d 5 Feb 1841

   m 7 Jul 1807

15 Elizabeth Byng

   b ca 1773

   d 6 Apr 1829

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16 William Chamberlain of Milk Street, London, shoemaker

   b 1713

   d 19 Sep 1788, Cheapside

   m 5 Nov 1740, St. Gregory by St. Paul, London

17 Elizabeth Dismoor

   b 1716

   d 1795

18 Joseph Strutt of Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

   b 1724

   d 26 Dec 1794

   m 2 Oct 1755, St. Mary, Whitechapel

19 Elizabeth Scott

   b 1726

   d

20 Thomas Harben of Lewes, Sussex, banker and ironmonger

   b 1736

   bur 9 Jan 1803, Isleworth, Middlesex

   m 1766

21 Elizabeth Playstead

   b 1746

   d 1805

22 Thomas Woodgate of Lewes, draper

   b 1743

   d ca 1776

   m 5 Feb 1773, St. Anne, Lewes

23 Mary Austen

   b 1752

   d 15 Jan 1843, Camberwell Grove

24 John Kenrick of Wynn Hall, Ruabon, Denbighshire

   b 31 Aug 1725, Wrexham

   d 15 Jul 1803, Wynn Hall

   m 18 Dec 1750, Llanfyllin

25 Mary Quarrell

   b ca 1718, Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire

   d 10 Oct 1801, Wynn Hall

26 Joseph Smith of Hay Hall, Yardley

   b

   d ca 1797

   m 4 Nov 1767, St. Philip, Birmingham

27 Rebecca Bakewell

   b

   d bef 9 May 1793

28 Joseph Paget of Loughborough, Leicestershire

   b 20 Sep 1738

   d 2 Apr 1825

   m

29 Mary Harding

   b ca 1741

   d 11 Oct 1809

30 Rev. John Byng of Tamworth, Unitarian Minister

   b ca 1747

   d 3 Sep 1827, Tamworth

   m

31 Charlotte Harding

   b

   d

 

 

Sources

 

J.A. Chamberlain, Notes on the Families of Chamberlain and Harben (1915)

The Dictionary of National Biography

J.L. Garvin and J. Amery, The Life of Joseph Chamberlain (1932-69), vol. 1

Mrs W.B. Kenrick, Chronicles of a Nonconformist Family (1932)

A.R. Wagner, “The Royal Descent of Mr. Neville Chamberlain”, The Genealogists’ Magazine, Dec 1938

J.I. Coddington, “The Quarrell Family in Wales and the Welsh Border Counties of England”, The American Genealogist, 24(1948):215-22

W.F. Carter, “Notes on Kenrick Families”, The Genealogist, n.s. 25(1909)

J.J. Howard and F.A. Crisp, eds., Visitation of England and Wales, vol. 21

F. Boase, Modern English Biography

Burke’s Landed Gentry (18th edition)

A.R. Wagner, Pedigree and Progress (1975)

Registers of the Unitarian Church, Birmingham (National Archives, RG 4/3633)

Bunhill Fields, London, registers (National Archives, RG 4/3996)

St. Philip, Birmingham, parish registers

St. Gregory by St. Paul, London, parish registers

St. Mary, Whitechapel, parish registers

1851 census returns, Edgbaston (National Archives, HO 107/2049, fol. 254)

1861 census returns, Islington (National Archives, RG 9/139, fol. 21)

1881 census returns, Edgbaston (National Archives, RG 11/2954, fol. 77)

Death duty registers, Mary (Woodgate) Harben (National Archives, IR 26/1678, fol. 676)

Death duty registers, Joseph Chamberlain (National Archives, IR 26/1447, fol. 905)

The Gentleman’s Magazine, 1791, 1794, 1809 and 1844

The Times, 13 Oct 1831, 27 Mar 1835, 17 Nov 1837, 10 Jun 1868, 27 Jan 1874, 18 Feb 1875, 9 May 1876, 4 Jul 1914 and 11 Nov 1940 (which states the PM was b 20 Mar 1869)

Aris’s Birmingham Gazette, 10 Sep 1827

Isleworth PR transcript

St. Anne, Lewes, parish register abstract (Society of Genealogists, SX/R95)

Sussex Genealogies Compiled by the late John Comber: Lewes Centre (1933)

Will of Joseph Smith (pr PCC 1797)

The Northampton Mercury, 11 Jul 1807

The Lincoln, Rutland, and Stamford Mercury, 17 Feb 1837

The Staffordshire Advertiser, 14 Jan 1809

Leicester, Great Meeting Presbyterian burial register (National Archives, RG 4/1299)