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THE ANCESTRY OF ROBERT BANKS JENKINSON, 2ND EARL OF LIVERPOOL


Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

   b 7 Jun 1770, Westminster

   d 4 Dec 1828, Coombe Wood near Kingston-on-Thames

 

Parents

 

Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool
   b 26 Apr 1729, Winchester

   d 17 Dec 1808, Mayfair

   m 9 Feb 1769, St. Marylebone

Amelia Watts

   bap 22 Dec 1750, Bengal, India

   bur 20 Jul 1770, Hawkesbury, Gloucestershire

 

Grandparents

 

Charles Jenkinson of Burford Lawn Lodge in the Forest of Whichwood, Colonel of the Horse Guards
   bap 13 Jun 1693, Charlbury, Oxfordshire

   bur 23 Jun 1750, Shipton-under-Whichwood, Oxfordshire

   m 7 Sep 1725, St. Paul, Covent Garden, London

Amarantha Cornewall

   bap 12 Jun 1700, St. Thomas, Winchester

   bur 31 Jul 1785, St. Thomas, Winchester

William Watts of South Hill, Ascot, Berkshire and of Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, Governor of Fort William, Bengal

   b ca 1722

   d 4 Aug 1764, South Hill

   m 24 Mar 1749

Frances Croke

   b 10 Apr 1728, Fort St. David

   d 3 Feb 1812, Calcutta

 

Great-grandparents

 

8  Sir Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Baronet, of Walcot, Oxfordshire and of Hawkesbury
   b ca 1655

   bur 4 Feb 1709/10, Charlbury

   m 14 Feb 1684

Sarah Tomlins

   b

   bur 15 Aug 1709, Charlbury

10 Capt. Wolfran Cornewall, R.N.

   b ca 1655

   bur 21 Jan 1719/20, Bath Abbey

   m

11 Elizabeth Devereux

   b

   bur 18 Feb 1740/41, Shipton-under-Whichwood

12 William Watts of London, academy master

   b 16 Mar 1691/92, bap 23 Mar 1691/92, Orpington, Kent

   bur 20 Nov 1757, Lee, Kent

   m 28 Oct 1712, St. Martin in the Fields, Westminster

13 Mary Hills

   bap 13 Jan 1683/84, Lee

   d ca 1725

14 Edward Croke, Governor of Fort St. David

   b 1690, Madras

   d 12 Feb 1769, Madras

   m 16 Jan 1725/26, Madras

15 Isabella Beizor

   b ca 1710

   d 4 Oct 1780, Madras

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16 Robert Jenkinson, 1st Baronet, of Walcot and Hawkesbury
   b ca 1621

   bur 10 Apr 1677, Charlbury

   m bef 1653

17 Mary Bankes

   b

   d 13 Jun 1691, bur Charlbury

18 Thomas Tomlins of Bromley, Middlesex and of London, grocer

   b

   bur 14 Apr 1677, St. Leonard, Bromley

   m 26 May 1656, St. Michael Bassishaw, London

19 Susanna Cranmer

   b 1621

   bur 5 Jan 1681/82, St. Leonard, Bromley

20 Humphrey Cornewall of Berrington, MP for Leominster

   bap 14 Jul 1616, Eye

   bur 7 Jul 1688, Ludlow

   m

21 Theophila Skynner

   bap 5 Jun 1622, Thornton Curtis, Lincolnshire

   bur 25 Apr 1718, Ludlow

22 Edward Devereux of Cefn Gwernfach, Montgomeryshire

   b

   d

   m

23 Mary Saethon

   b

   d

24 Thomas Watts, vicar of Orpington

   b 24 Aug 1664, Hereford

   d 17 Feb 1738/39, Goadby, Leicestershire

   m

25 Audria Oliver

   bap 30 Apr 1668, Shoreham, Kent

   bur 11 Feb 1716/17, Orpington

26 Nathaniel Hills

   b

   bur 1 Sep 1722, Lee

   m

27 Jane Mason

   b

   bur 8 Jun 1721, Lee

28 George Croke of the Bengal Civil Service

   b

   d

   m 28 Sep 1689, Madras

29 Lucy Field

   b

   d

30

   b

   d

   m

31

   b

   d


Sources


The Complete Peerage
(2nd edition)

The Complete Baronetage

The History of Parliament

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Edward J. Davies, “Thomas Watts, M.P., and William Watts, Governor of Fort William and Grandfather of Lord Liverpool”, Genealogists’ Magazine, 32(2016-18):185-90

The House of Cornewall, C.G.S. Savile, Earl of Liverpool and C. Reade (1908)

Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, 2nd ser., vol. V

The Calcutta of Begum Johnson [ie. Frances Croke, no. 7], I. Edwards-Stuart, 1990

The Gentleman’s Magazine, 1764

The Gentleman’s Magazine, 1770

The Landed Gentry, Burke (1863)

Visitation of England and Wales, ed. J.J. Howard and F.A. Crisp, Notes vol. 6

St. Michael Bassishaw PR transcript (Harleian Society, register series vol. 73)

J.E. Griffith, Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families (Horncastle, 1914)

The Daily Gazetteer

British Library India Office Family History Search, citing Bengal baptism, marriage and burial records (http://indiafamily.bl.uk/ui/FullDisplay.aspx?RecordId=014-000288974)

 

Notes

 

The DNB and the pedigree in MGH state that no. 1 died at Fife House, Whitehall, but CP gives his place of death as Coombe Wood, which is supported by The Times of 5 Dec 1828.