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THE ANCESTRY OF CHARLES WATSON-WENTWORTH, 2ND MARQUESS OF ROCKINGHAM

 

1  Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham

   b 13 May 1730

   d 1 Jul 1782, London

 

Parents

 

2  Thomas Watson-Wentworth, 1st Marquess of Rockingham

   b 13 Nov 1693, Tidmington, Worcestershire

   d 14 Dec 1750, Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire

   m 22 Sep 1716

3  Mary Finch

   b 9 Sep 1701

   d 30 May 1761, Hill Street, London

 

Grandparents

 

4  Thomas Watson-Wentworth of Malton, Yorkshire and Wentworth Woodhouse

   b 17 Jun 1665

   d 6 Oct 1723, bur York Minster

   m lic 18 Jul 1689

5  Alice Proby

   b 1673

   d 2 Oct 1743, Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire

6  Daniel Finch, 7th Earl of Winchelsea

   b 2 Jul 1647

   d 1 Jan 1729/30, Burley, Rutland

   m 29 Dec 1685, St. Giles in the Fields, Middlesex

7  Anne Hatton

   b ca 1667

   d 26 Sep 1743, Grosvenor Square, London

 

Great-grandparents

 

8  Edward Watson, 2nd Baron Rockingham

   bap 13 Jul 1630, Rockingham

   bur 26 Jun 1689, Rockingham

   m 13 Nov 1654, St. Giles in the Fields

9  Anne Wentworth

   b 8 Oct 1629

   bur 8 Jan 1695/96, Rockingham

10 Sir Thomas Proby, Baronet, of Elton Hall, co. Huntingdon

   bap 18 Oct 1632

   d 22 Apr 1689

   m

11 Frances Cotton

   b

   d

12 Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham

   b 23 Dec 1621, Kent

   d 18 Dec 1682, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London

   m 30 Jul 1646, Allhallows London Wall, London

13 Elizabeth Harvey

   bap 19 Apr 1627, St. Lawrence Pountney, London

   d 15 Mar 1675/76, Lincoln’s Inn Fields

14 Christopher Hatton, 1st Viscount Hatton of Gretton

   b 22 Oct 1632, bap 6 Nov 1632, St. Bartholomew the Great, London

   d Sep 1706, Kirby, Northamptonshire

   m 12 Feb 1666/67, the Mews

15 Cicely Tufton

   bap 7 Jun 1648, Hothfield, Kent

   d 30 Dec 1672, Castle Cornet, Guernsey

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16 Lewis Watson, 1st Baron Rockingham

   bap 14 Jul 1584, Rockingham

   bur 12 Jan 1652/53, Rockingham

   m 3 Oct 1620

17 Eleanor Manners

   b

   d 23 Oct 1679, London

18 Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

   b 13 Apr 1593, Chancery Lane

   d 12 May 1641, Tower Hill, London

   m 24 Feb 1624/25, London

19 Arabella Holles

   b

   d 5 Oct 1631, York

20 Sir Heneage Proby of Raans, Amersham, Buckinghamshire

   b ca 1595

   d 10 Feb 1662/63, bur Amersham

   m 14 Feb 1627/28, St. Peter le Poer, London

21 Helen Allen

   bap 28 Dec 1606, St. Mary le Bow, London

   d 12 Jun 1678

22 Sir Thomas Cotton, 2nd Baronet, of Conington, Huntingdonshire

   b 13 Jun 1594, Long Combe, Oxfordshire

   d 13 May 1662, bur Conington

   m lic 17 Apr 1640

23 Alice Constable

   b

   d

24 Sir Heneage Finch of Kensington, Speaker of the House of Commons

   b ca 30 Dec 1580

   d 5 Dec 1631, bur Eastwell, Kent

   m

25 Frances Bell

   b

   d 11 Apr 1627, bur Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire

26 Daniel Harvey of Folkestone, Kent, grocer and Turkey merchant

   b 31 May 1587, Folkestone

   d 10 Sep 1647, bur St. Lawrence Pountney, London

   m 1 Jun 1619, All Hallows, Bread Street, London

27 Elizabeth Kynnersley

   b

   bur 7 May 1655, St. Lawrence Pountney, London

28 Christopher Hatton, Baron Hatton of Kirby

   bap 11 Jul 1605, Barking, Essex

   d 4 Jul 1670, Kirby Hall

   m 8 May 1630, Hackney, Middlesex

29 Elizabeth Montagu

   b

   d 30 Dec 1672, Castle Cornet

30 John Tufton, 2nd Earl of Thanet

   bap 20 Dec 1608, Hothfield

   d 7 May 1664, Thanet House, London

   m 21 Apr 1629, St. Bartholemew, London

31 Margaret Sackville

   b 2 Jul 1614, Dorset House, London

   bur 19 Aug 1676, Withyham, Sussex

 

 

Sources

 

The Complete Peerage (2nd edition)

The Complete Baronetage

The History of Parliament

Boyd’s Inhabitants of London (Society of Genealogists, London)

Collins’ Peerage (1779)

John Lodge, The Peerage of Ireland, revised by Mervyn Archdall (1789)

Sir William Segar and Joseph Edmondson, Baronagium Genealogicum (1764-84)

Robert Edmond Chester Waters, Genealogical Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley (1878)

Alexander Jacob, A Complete English Peerage (1766-69)

The Scots Magazine

The Northampton Mercury

John Le Neve, Monumenta Anglicana... 1600 to... 1649 (London, 1719)

The History of the Reign of Queen Anne, Digested into Annals: Year the Fifth (London, 1707)

G.E. Cokayne, Some Account of the Lord Mayors and Sheriffs of the City of London During the First Quarter of the Seventeenth Century, 1601 to 1625 (London, 1897)

The Daily Gazetteer

Burley parish registers (Society of Genealogists, RU/REG/59010)

St. Bartholomew the Great, London, parish registers (available online at www.ancestry.com)

St. Peter le Poer, London, parish registers (available online at www.ancestry.com)

St. Mary le Bow, London, parish registers (available online at www.ancestry.com)

St. Lawrence Pountney, London, parish registers (available online at www.ancestry.com)

B. Wyatt Greenfield, “Cotton of Connington”, Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, n.s. 1(1874):337-40

Encyclopædia Britannica (online at www.britannica.com)

 

Notes

 

Prince Charles is descended from number 6 (see Paget).