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THE ANCESTRY OF JOHN RUSSELL, 1ST EARL RUSSELL


1  John Russell, 1st Earl Russell
   b 18 Aug 1792, Mayfair, Middlesex
   d 28 May 1878, Pembroke Lodge, Surrey

Parents


2  John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford
   b 6 Jul 1766, Bloomsbury, Middlesex
   d 20 Oct 1839, Doune of Rothiemurchus, Perthshire
   m 21 Mar 1786, Brussels
Georgiana Elizabeth Byng
   b Feb 1768, Piccadilly
   d 11 Oct 1801, Bath

Grandparents


4  Francis Russell, styled Marquess of Tavistock
   b 27 Sep 1739, Bloomsbury
   d 22 Mar 1767, Hertfordshire
   m 8 Jun 1764, Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire
5  Elizabeth Keppel
   b 15 Nov 1739, Mayfair
   d 2 Nov 1768, Lisbon
6  George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington
   b 11 Oct 1740
   d 14 Dec 1812, Ham Common, Surrey
   m 10 Jul 1765, St. Margaret, Westminster
7  Lucy Boyle
   b 27 May 1744, Marston, Somerset
   d 18 Mar 1792, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Great-grandparents


8  John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford
   b 30 Sep 1710, Streatham, Surrey
   d 14 Jan 1771, Bloomsbury
   m 2 Apr 1737, Mayfair
9  Gertrude Leveson-Gower
   b 15 Feb 1714/15, bap 11 Mar 1714/15, St. Anne, Soho
   d 1 Jul 1794, London
10 William Anne van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle
   b 5 Jun 1702, Westminster
   d 22 Dec 1754, Paris
   m 21 Feb 1722/23, Caversham, Oxfordshire
11 Anne Lennox
   b 24 Jun 1703
   d 20 Oct 1789, Westminster
12 George Byng, 3rd Viscount Torrington
   bap 21 Sep 1701, Southill, Bedfordshire
   d 7 Apr 1750, Southill
   m 21 Aug 1736
13 Elizabeth Daniel
   bap 6 Apr 1713, Fawkham, Kent
   d 17 Mar 1759, London
14 John Boyle, 5th Earl of Cork and Orrery
   b 13 Jan 1706/07, Westminster
   d 23 Nov 1762, Frome, Somerset
   m 30 Jun 1738, Dublin
15 Margaret Hamilton
   b 24 Jul 1710
   d 24 May 1758, Great Marlborough Street, Middlesex

 

Great-great-grandparents


16 Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford
   b 1 Nov 1680, St. Giles in the Fields
   d 26 May 1711, bur 30 May 1711, Chenies
   m 23 May 1695, Streatham, Surrey
17 Elizabeth Howland
   b ca 1682
   d 29 Jul 1724, Streatham
18 John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower
   b 9/10 Aug 1694, London
   d 25 Dec 1754, London
   m 13 Mar 1711/12, Soho, Middlesex
19 Evelyn Pierrepont
   b 6 Sep 1691
   d 26 Jun 1727, London
20 Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albemarle
   b 1670
   d 19/30 May 1718, The Hague
   m 15/26 Jun 1701, The Hague
21 Geertruid Johanna Quirina van der Duyn
   b
   d Dec 1741, The Hague
22 Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond
   b 29 Jul 1672, London
   d 27 May 1723, Goodwood, Sussex
   m ca 8 Jan 1692/93
23 Anne Brudenell
   b
   d 9 Dec 1722, Whitehall
24 George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington
   b 27 Jan 1663/64, Wrotham, Kent
   d 17 Jan 1732/33, Whitehall
   m 5 Mar 1690/91, Covent Garden, Middlesex
25 Margaret Master
   b 22 Feb 1669/70, bap 10 Mar 1669/70, East Langdon, Kent
   d 1 Apr 1756, Southill
26 Lionel Daniel
   b
   d
   m 3 Dec 1710, Kingsdown, Kent
27 Martha Master
   b
   d
28 Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery
   b 28 Jul 1674, Little Chelsea, Middlesex
   d 28 Aug 1731, Westminster
   m 30 Mar 1706, Burghley House, near Stamford
29 Elizabeth Cecil
   b 1687
   d 12 Jun 1708, Westminster
30 John Hamilton of Caledon, Co. Tyrone, MP for Dungannon and Augher
   b 1656
   d Jan 1713
   m 17 Feb 1708
31 Lucy Dopping
   b
   d


Sources

The Complete Peerage (2nd edition)
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
John Lodge, The Peerage of Ireland (1754)

Edith Mary Johnston-Liik, History of the Irish Parliament, 1692-1800 (Belfast, 2002)
The Scots Magazine, 12(1750):205, 18(1756):198, 21(1759):159, 29(1767):167, 56(1794):442
The Northampton Mercury, 22 Jan 1732/33
F.A. Crisp, ed., Visitation of England and Wales, Notes, vol. 6 (London, 1906)
George Streynsham Master, Some Notices of the Family of Master (London, 1874)

St. George, Hanover Square, Westminster, parish registers (available online at www.findmypast.co.uk)

The Stamford Mercury, 3 Mar 1768

The Derby Mercury, 4 Oct 1739

The Stamford Mercury, 22 Nov 1739

The Stamford Mercury, 7 Jun 1744

The Derby Mercury, 7 Apr 1737

St. Anne, Soho, parish registers (available online at www.findmypast.co.uk)

Fawkham parish registers (available online at cityark.medway.gov.uk)