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THE ANCESTRY OF WILLIAM PITT “THE YOUNGER”

 

1  William Pitt

   b 18 May 1759, Hayes, Kent

   d 23 Jan 1806, Putney Heath, Surrey

 

Parents

 

2  William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

   b 15 Nov 1708, Westminster

   d 11 May 1778, Hayes, Kent

   m 16 Nov 1754, Argyll Buildings

3  Hester Grenville, Baroness Chatham

   bap 6 Dec 1720, St. James, Westminster

   d 2 Apr 1803, Burton Pynsent, Somerset

 

Grandparents

 

4  Robert Pitt of Boconnoc, Cornwall, clerk of the Board of Green Cloth

   b

   d 21 May 1727, Pall Mall

   m 9 Jul 1703, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire

5  Harriet Villiers

   b

   d 21 Oct 1736, Paris

6  Richard Grenville of Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire

   b 23 Mar 1677/78

   bur 22 Feb 1726/27, Wotton Underwood

   m lic 25 Nov 1710

7  Hester Temple, Countess Temple

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

   d 6 Oct 1752, Bath, Somerset

 

 

Great-grandparents

 

8  Thomas Pitt, Governor of Fort St. George, East Indies

   b 5 Jul 1653, Blandford, Dorset

   d 28 Apr 1726, Swallowfield, Berkshire

   m 1 Jan 1679/80, Hugli, East Indies

9  Jane Innes

   b 24 Aug 1659, bap 28 Aug 1659, St. Breock, Cornwall

   d 10 Jan 1727/28, Westminster

10 Gen. the Hon. Edward FitzGerald, otherwise Villiers, of Dromana, co. Waterford

   b

   d 1693

   m 20 May 1673, Lambeth Chapel

11 Catherine FitzGerald, Viscountess Grandison of Limerick

   b ca 1659

   bur 12 Jan 1725/26, Westminster Abbey

12 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

13 Eleanor Temple

   b

   bur 25 Mar 1729

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

   b 28 Mar 1634

   bur 12 May 1697, Stowe

   m 25 Aug 1675

15 Mary Knapp

   b

   bur 15 May 1726, Stowe

 

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16 John Pitt, Rector of Blandford St. Mary

   b ca 1610

   d 25 Apr 1672

   m

17 Sarah Jay

   b

   bur 2 Dec 1664, Blandford St. Mary

18 James Innes, rector of St. Breock, Cornwall

   b

   d

   m 3 Nov 1646, Sedgefield, Co. Durham

19 Sarah Vincent

   b

   d

20 George Villiers, 4th Viscount Grandison of Limerick

   b ca 1617

   d 16 Dec 1699, bur Brantfield, Hertfordshire

   m bef 1652

21 Mary Leigh

   b

   d 7 Jul 1671, Brantfield

22 Sir John FitzGerald of Dromana

   b ca 1635

   d ca 1663, bur Youghall

   m 1658

23 Catherine Power

   b

   d 22 Aug 1660, bur Youghall

24 Richard Grenville of Wotton Underwood

   b 8 Aug 1612

   d 10 Jan 1665/66

   m 9 Feb 1634

25 Anne Borlase

   b ca 1617

   bur 30 Jan 1646, Wotton

25 Sir Peter Temple of Stantonbury, Buckinghamshire

   b 1613

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

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

27 Eleanor Tyrell

   b ca 1614

   d 24 May 1671, bur Stantonbury

28 Sir Peter Temple of Stowe, 2nd Baronet

   bap 10 Oct 1592, Stowe

   bur 12 Sep 1653, Stowe

   m 20 May 1630, Kensington

29 Christian Leveson

   b ca 1612             

   bur 3 Apr 1655, Stowe

30 Henry Knapp of Rawlins, Oxfordshire

   b ca 1599

   d 27 Apr 1674, bur Checkendon, Oxfordshire

   m 23 Feb 1630/31, Lambourne, Berkshire

31 Hester Clarke

   bap 10 May 1607, Stowe

   d 27 Dec 1678, bur Checkendon

 

 

Sources

 

The Complete Peerage (2nd edition)

Other sources cited in the ancestor tables for William Pitt “the Elder” and George Grenville