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THE ANCESTRY OF WILLIAM WYNDHAM GRENVILLE, 1ST BARON GRENVILLE

 

1  William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville

   b 24 Oct 1759, Wotton House, Buckinghamshire

   d 12 Jan 1834, Dropmore Lodge, Buckinghamshire

 

Parents

 

2  George Grenville

   bap 11 Nov 1712, St. Martin, Westminster

   d 13 Nov 1770, Piccadilly, Middlesex

   m lic 12 May 1749

3  Elizabeth Wyndham

   b ca 1716

   d 5 Dec 1769, Wotton

 

Grandparents

 

4  Richard Grenville of Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire

   b 23 Mar 1677/78

   bur 22 Feb 1726/27, Wotton Underwood

   m lic 25 Nov 1710

5  Hester Temple, Countess Temple

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

   d 6 Oct 1752, Bath, Somerset

6  Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Baronet, of Orchard Windham, St. Decumans, Somerset

   b 16 Oct 1688, Trentham, Staffordshire

   d 17 Jul 1740, Wells, Somerset

   m 21 Jul 1708, Isleworth, Middlesex

7  Catharine Seymour

   b ca 1690

   d 8 Apr 1731

 

Great-grandparents

 

8  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

9  Eleanor Temple

   b

   bur 25 Mar 1729

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

   b 28 Mar 1634

   bur 12 May 1697, Stowe

   m 25 Aug 1675

11 Mary Knapp

   b

   bur 15 May 1726, Stowe

12 Sir Edward Wyndham, 2nd Baronet, of Orchard Windham

   b ca 1667

   bur 29 Jun 1695, St. Decumans

   m 16 May 1687, St. Peter Cornhill, London

13 Catharine Leveson-Gower

   b ca 1669

   d 14 Mar 1704

14 Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset

   b 13 Aug 1662, Preshute, Wiltshire

   d 2 Dec 1748, Petworth, Sussex

   m 30 May 1682, Montagu House

15 Elizabeth Percy

   bap 29 Jan 1666/67, Petworth

   d 23 Nov 1722, Northumberland House

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16 Richard Grenville of Wotton Underwood

   b 8 Aug 1612

   d 10 Jan 1665/66

   m 9 Feb 1634

17 Anne Borlase

   b ca 1617

   bur 30 Jan 1646, Wotton

18 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

19 Eleanor Tyrell

   b ca 1614

   d 24 May 1671, bur Stantonbury

20 Sir Peter Temple of Stowe, 2nd Baronet

   bap 10 Oct 1592, Stowe

   bur 12 Sep 1653, Stowe

   m 20 May 1630, Kensington

21 Christian Leveson

   b ca 1612

   bur 3 Apr 1655, Stowe

22 Henry Knapp of Rawlins, Oxfordshire

   b ca 1599

   d 27 Apr 1674, bur Checkendon, Oxfordshire

   m 23 Feb 1630/31, Lambourne, Berkshire

23 Hester Clarke

   bap 10 May 1607, Stowe

   d 27 Dec 1678, bur Checkendon

24 Sir William Wyndham of Orchard Windham, MP for Taunton

   b ca 1632

   d 28 Oct 1683, St. Decumans

   m 8 Jun 1653

25 Frances Hungerford

   b

   d

26 Sir William Leveson-Gower, 4th Baronet, of Stittenham, Yorkshire and Lilleshall

   b ca 1647

   d 22 Dec 1691

   m ca 1669

27 Jane Granville

   b

   d 27 Feb 1696

28 Charles Seymour, 2nd Baron Seymour of Trowbridge

   b 5 Feb 1621

   bur 7 Sep 1665, Trowbridge

   m

29 Elizabeth Alington

   bap 16 Sep 1635, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire

   bur 30 Oct 1691, Horseheath, Cambridgeshire

30 Joceline Percy, 5th Earl of Northumberland

   b 4 Jul 1644

   d 21/31 May 1670, Turin

   m 23 Dec 1662

31 Elizabeth Wriothesley

   b ca 1646

   d 19 Sep 1690, Boughton

 

Sources

 

The Complete Peerage (2nd edition)

The Complete Baronetage

The Dictionary of National Biography

The History of Parliament

Faculty Office marriage allegations

Peter Jupp, Lord Grenville, 1759-1834 (1985)

George Lipscomb, The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham

A.B. Connor, “Monumental Brasses in Somerset, Part XVII”, Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archæological & Natural History Society, 93(1947):84-99

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

Granville Leveson Gower, “Extracts from the Parish Registers of Trentham, Staffordshire”, Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, 2nd ser., 1(1886):111-14

Other sources cited in the ancestor table for George Grenville