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Bosanquet, James Whatman, 1804-1877

  • GB-2014-WSA-03540
  • Person
  • 1804-1877

BOSANQUET, JAMES WHATMAN, brother of Samuel Richard Bosanquet (qv); b. 26 Jan 1804; adm. (G) 22 Sep 1814; left Christmas 1817; entered his father’s bank in Lombard Street, of which he became a partner; one of HM Lieutenants, City of London; JP Middlesex; author, Chronology of the times of Daniel, Ezra and Nehemiah, 1848, and other works on biblical and Assyrian chronology; m. 1st, 16 May 1840 Merelina, only dau. of Right Hon. Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal PC, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas; m. 2nd, 15 Jul 1854 Frances Georgiana Elizabeth, elder dau. of Lord John Thomas Henry Somerset (qv); m. 3rd, 25 Aug 1864 Emily Dorothy, dau. of Lieut. -Col. James Best, Park House, Boxley, Kent; d. 22 Dec 1877. DNB.

Budgen, John Smith, 1741-1805

  • GB-2014-WSA-04071
  • Person
  • 1741-1805

BUDGEN, JOHN SMITH, only son of Thomas Budgen MP, London and West Newdigate, Surrey, and Penelope, second dau. of Daniel Smith, Governor of Nevis; b. 28 Jun 1741; adm. (aged 8) Jan 1749/50; in school list 1754; Trinity Coll. Oxford, matr. 21 Apr 1758; MA 1761; adm. Middle Temple 8 Jan 1756; of Twickenham, Middlesex; m. 9 Aug 1764 Lucretia, sister of Peter Matthew Mills (qv); d. 25 May 1805.

Cotton, Stapleton, 1773-1865

  • GB-2014-WSA-05374
  • Person
  • 1773-1865

COTTON, STAPLETON, 1ST VISCOUNT COMBERMERE, second son of Sir Robert Salusbury Cotton, Bart. (qv); b. 14 Nov 1773; adm. 28 Jan 1785; at school four years; 2nd Lieut., 23rd Foot, 26 Feb 1790; 1st Lieut., 13 Apr 1791; Capt., 6th Dragoon Guards, 28 Feb 1793; Maj., 59th Foot, 1794; Lieut. -Col., 25th Light Dragoons, 9 Mar 1794; Brevet Col., 1 Jan 1800; Lieut. -Col., 16th Light Dragoons, 14 Feb 1800; served in Flanders 1793-4, at Cape Town 1795, in campaign against Tippoo Sahib 1799, and in Dublin during Emmett’s insurrection 1800; Brig. -Gen., 11 Feb 1804; Maj. -Gen., 30 Oct 1805; commanded allied cavalry during part of Peninsular War; wounded at Salamanca 1812; Lieut. -Gen., 1 Jan 1812; Col., 20th Light Dragoons, 27 Jan 1813 – Jan 1821 [check]; took part in Pyrenees Campaign, 1813-4; commanded allied cavalry in France, 1815-6; Governor of Barbados 1816-20; Col., 3rd Dragoons, 25 Jan 1821 – Sep 1828; Commander-in-Chief, Ireland, 1822-5; Gen., 27 May 1825; Commander-in-Chief, East Indies, 9 Feb 1825 - 1 Jan 1830; captured city of Bhurtpore, 28 Jan 1826; Col., 1st Life Guards, from 16 Sep 1829; Constable of the Tower (and Lord Lieut., Tower Hamlets) from 11 Oct 1852; Field-Marshal, 2 Oct 1855; MP Newark 1806 - 17 May 1814; succ. father as 6th baronet 24 Aug 1809; KB 21 Aug 1812; created Baron Combermere 17 May 1814, with annuity of £2000 p. a. for two generations; GCB 2 Jan 1815; GCH 1817; Governor of Sheerness 25 Jan 1821 – still 1829; Privy Councillor (I) 21 Nov 1822; created Viscount Combermere 8 Feb 1827; DCL Oxford Univ. 23 Jun 1830; Privy Councillor 16 Dec 1834; KCSI 19 Aug 1861; m. 1st, 1 Jan 1801 Lady Anne Maria Pelham-Clinton, eldest dau. of Thomas Pelham-Clinton, 3rd Duke of Newcastle, Major-Gen. in the Army; m. 2nd, 22 Jun 1814 Caroline, second dau. of Capt. William Fulke Greville RN; m. 3rd, 2 Oct 1838 Mary Woolley, dau. of Thomas Gibbings MD, Gibbings Grove, co. Cork; d. 21 Feb 1865. DNB.

Neate, Richard, ca. 1738-1817

  • GB-2014-WSA-12896
  • Person
  • ca. 1738-1817

NEATE, RICHARD, son of Richard Neate, Horbury, Yorks., and Mary (probably Fletcher) (IGI); b.; adm. (aged 8) Jan 1745/6; KS 1749; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1753, adm. pens. 20 Jun 1753, scholar 3 May 1754; LLB 1759; ordained deacon 1 Jun 1760, priest 21 Dec 1760 (both London); Curate, Finchley, Middlesex; of Whetstone, Finchley, Middlesex; JP Middlesex, Hertfordshire; m. Anne ---; d. 10 Jan 1817.