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THE ANCESTRY OF GEORGE GRENVILLE

 

1  George Grenville

   bap 11 Nov 1712, St. Martin, Westminster

   d 13 Nov 1770, Piccadilly, Middlesex

 

Parents

 

2  Richard Grenville of Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire

   b 23 Mar 1677/78

   bur 22 Feb 1726/27, Wotton Underwood

   m lic 25 Nov 1710

3  Hester Temple, Countess Temple

   bap 7 May 1684, St. Paul, Covent Garden, Westminster

   d 6 Oct 1752, Bath, Somerset

 

Grandparents

 

4  Richard Grenville of Wotton Underwood

   b 14 Jan 1646/47, bap St. Paul, Covent Garden, London

   bur 4 Jul 1719, Wotton

   m 22 Jul 1661, St. Pancras Old Church

5  Eleanor Temple

   b

   bur 25 Mar 1729

6  Sir Richard Temple of Stowe, Buckinghamshire, 3rd Baronet

   b 28 Mar 1634

   bur 12 May 1697, Stowe

   m 25 Aug 1675

7  Mary Knapp

   b

   bur 15 May 1726, Stowe

 

Great-grandparents

 

8  Richard Grenville of Wotton Underwood

   b 8 Aug 1612

   d 10 Jan 1665/66

   m 9 Feb 1634

9  Anne Borlase

   b ca 1617

   bur 30 Jan 1646, Wotton

10 Sir Peter Temple of Stantonbury, Buckinghamshire

   b 1613

   bur 14 Jan 1659/60, St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich, Norfolk

   m 8 Sep 1635, St. Mary le Strand, Westminster

11 Eleanor Tyrell

   b ca 1614

   d 24 May 1671, bur Stantonbury

12 Sir Peter Temple of Stowe, 2nd Baronet

   bap 10 Oct 1592, Stowe

   bur 12 Sep 1653, Stowe

   m 20 May 1630, Kensington

13 Christian Leveson

   b ca 1612

   bur 3 Apr 1655, Stowe

14 Henry Knapp of Rawlins, Oxfordshire

   b ca 1599

   d 27 Apr 1674, bur Checkendon, Oxfordshire

   m 23 Feb 1630/31, Lambourne, Berkshire

15 Hester Clarke

   bap 10 May 1607, Stowe

   d 27 Dec 1678, bur Checkendon

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16 Richard Grenville of Wotton Underwood

   b 1567

   bur 8 Apr 1618, Wotton

   m

17 Frances Saunders

   b

   bur 1 Dec 1653, Wotton

18 Sir William Borlase of Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire

   bap 28 Dec 1589, Little Marlow

   d 10 Dec 1630, Bockmer, Buckinghamshire

   m

19 Amy Popham

   b

   bur 1 Aug 1661, Little Marlow

20 Sir John Temple of Biddlesden, Buckinghamshire

   b 10 Nov 1593

   d 23 Sep 1632, Biddlesden

   m

21 Dorothy Lee

   b ca 1597

   d 1625

22 Sir Timothy Tyrell of Okeley, Buckinghamshire

   b

   bur 18 Dec 1632, Thornton, Buckinghamshire

   m 22 Aug 1613, Marsworth, Buckinghamshire

23 Eleanor Kingsmill

   b

   bur 1 Sep 1622, Thornton

24 Sir Thomas Temple of Stowe, 1st Baronet

   bap 9 Jan 1566/67

   d ca 1636, Burton Dassett, Warwickshire

   m 1595

25 Hester Sandys

   b 1569, Latimers

   d 1656

26 Sir John Leveson of Haling, Kent and Lilleshall, Staffordshire

   b ca 1588

   d Dec 1613

   m 1611

27 Frances Sondes

   b

   d

28 Richard Knapp of Woodcote, South Stoke, Oxfordshire

   b ca 1562

   bur 18 Apr 1611, South Stoke

   m

29 Agnes Symeon

   b

   bur 17 Oct 1628, Shottesbrooke, Berkshire

30 Sir Edward Clarke of Ardington, Berkshire

   b

   d

   m 28 Feb 1602, Kidlington, Oxfordshire

31 Susan Temple

   b

   d

 

 

Sources

 

The Complete Peerage (2nd edition)

The Complete Baronetage

The History of Parliament

The Dictionary of National Biography

Alumni Oxonienses

VCH Buckinghamshire vols 3 & 4

VCH Oxfordshire vol 7

G. Lipscomb, The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham

Burke’s Peerage and Baronetage (106th edition)

O.G. Knapp, A History of the Chief English Families bearing the name of Knapp (1911)

The Visitations of Buckinghamshire [Harleian Society, vol 58]

The Genealogist [London], New Series, vol 2

“The Temple Family of Stowe” by H.B. Hoff, FASG, in The Genealogist [New York], vol 2 no 1

Lambourne PR transcript

Kidlington PR transcript

Faculty Office marriage allegations

William H. Hunt, The Registers of St. Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, London, vol. 1 (London, 1906)

St. Pancras Old Church parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com)

St. Mary le Strand, Westminster, parish registers (online at www.findmypast.co.uk)