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Blenman, Timothy, 1724-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-03412
  • Person
  • 1724-?

BLENMAN, TIMOTHY, brother of William Blenman (qv); bapt. St. Michael, Barbados 2 Apr 1724 (IGI); adm. (aged 9) Oct 1733; left 1741; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 17 Dec 1741; adm. Gray’s Inn 22 Jan 1741/2; living 1772.

Blenman, Timothy, 1796-1829

  • GB-2014-WSA-03413
  • Person
  • 1796-1829

BLENMAN, TIMOTHY, second son of Jonathan Blenman, Solicitor-Gen. and Judge of Vice-Admiralty, Barbados, and Anna Maria Cobham; grandson of William Blenman (qv); bapt. St. Michael, Barbados 14 Jan 1796 (IGI); adm. 18 Sep 1809; left 1811; d. 28 Dec 1829, aged 35.

Blenman, William, 1721-1800

  • GB-2014-WSA-03414
  • Person
  • 1721-1800

BLENMAN, WILLIAM, elder son of Jonathan Blenman, Attorney-Gen. and Judge of the Admiralty, Barbados, and Mary ---; bapt. St. Michael, Barbados 28 Jan 1721 (IGI); adm. (aged 11) Oct 1733; left 1739; Trin. Hall, Camb., adm. pens. 12 Apr 1740; adm. Middle Temple 29 Sep 1739, called to bar 6 Feb 1746/7; Clerk to Clerks Comptroller, Board of Green Cloth Jul 1761 - retired 1 Jul 1782; Watchman at St. James’s Palace; m. 1748 Elizabeth, dau. of Joseph Dottin, Barbados; living 17 Jan 1798 (dead by 13 Jul 1800). [presumably William Blenman, Bath, Somerset, will proved PCC 13 Aug 1800]

Byng, John, 5th Viscount Torrington, 1742-1813

  • GB-2014-WSA-01387
  • Person
  • 1742-1813

BYNG, JOHN, 5TH VISCOUNT TORRINGTON, brother of George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington (qv); b. 11 Oct 1742; at school under Markham (list of noblemen educated at the School preserved in Chapter Muniments); Page of Honour to King George II 25 Jan 1753 - Mar 1760; Cornet, Royal Horse Guards, 11 Jan 1760; Capt., 58th Foot, 29 Feb 1762; Lieut. and Capt., 1st Foot Guards, 11 Aug 1762; Capt. -Lieut., 19 Feb 1776; Capt. and Lieut. -Col., 26 Apr 1776; retd. 18 May 1780; a Commissioner of Stamps, 1 Jun 1782-99; succeeded his brother as 5th Viscount Torrington 14 Dec 1812; his travel diaries for the years 1781-94 have been published as The Torrington Diaries, 4 vols.; m. 16 Mar 1767 Bridget, dau. of Commodore Arthur Forrest, Royal Navy, sometime Commander in Chief, Jamaica station; d. 1 Jan 1813. DNB Missing Persons.

Crewe, Richard, 1749-1814

  • GB-2014-WSA-05537
  • Person
  • 1749-1814

CREWE, RICHARD, brother of John Crewe, 1st Baron Crewe (qv); b. 27 Sep 1749; adm. Manchester GS 1757; at school under Markham (The World, 24 Feb 1787, 3); Ensign, 1st Foot Guards 4 Mar 1767; Capt., 17th Dragoons 11 Jul 1769; Maj., 25 Feb 1776; retd. 3 Jun 1778; m. in Jamaica 1780 Milborough, dau. of Samuel Alpress, Jamaica; d. 17 Jun 1814.

Rose, George, 1744-1818

  • GB-2014-WSA-01213
  • Person
  • 1744-1818

ROSE, GEORGE, second son of Rev. David Rose, Lethnot, Forfarshire, nonjuring clergyman, and his second wife Margaret, dau. of Donald Rose, Westerclunie [check county]; b. 17 Jun 1744; at school under Markham (Diaries and Correspondence of the Right Hon. George Rose, 1860, i, 8-9); entered Royal Navy; served as midshipman in expedition to St. Malo 1758 and in West Indies, twice wounded in action; left navy 1762; Clerk in Record Office of Exchequer; Deputy Chamberlain, Exchequer 20 May 1774 – Feb 1783; Surveyor of Green Wax Moneys 21 Jul 1775; superintended the printing of the Journals and Rolls of the House of Lords; Secretary to the Treasury Jul 1782 – Apr 1783, Dec 1783 – Mar 1801; Clerk of the Pleas, Court of Exchequer Jan 1784 – Feb 1797; MP Launceston 1784 – Jun 1788, Lymington 1 Jul 1788-90, Christchurch from 1790; Clerk of the Parliaments, House of Lords, from Jun 1788; Privy Councillor 13 Jan 1802; Vice-Pres., Board of Trade, and Joint Paymaster-Gen., 7 Jul 1804 – Feb 1806; Vice-Pres., Board of Trade, and Treasurer of the Navy 15 Apr 1807-12; Treasurer of the Navy from 1812; Trustee, British Museum, from 1804; an intimate friend and political follower of William Pitt; of considerable financial ability; author, The Proposed System of Trade with Ireland Explained, 1785, and other publications chiefly on financial subjects; his Diaries and Correspondence were published in 1860; m. 7 Jul 1769 Theodora, dau. of Maj. John Duer, Antigua, West Indies, and Fulham, Middlesex; d. 13 Jan 1818. DNB.

Sharpe, Fane William, ca. 1726-1771

  • GB-2014-WSA-15523
  • Person
  • ca. 1726-1771

SHARPE, FANE WILLIAM, eldest son of John Sharpe MP, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, Solicitor to the Treasury, and Olive Cartwright, Holborn; nephew of Gregory Sharpe (qv); b.; adm. (aged 11) Jan 1737/8; KS (Capt. ) 1743; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1747, matr. 26 Jun 1747, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1747 – void by marriage 26 Mar 1752; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 14 Aug 1747; MP Callington from 11 Feb 1756; FRS 5 Jul 1764; FSA 17 Dec 1767; bequeathed £500 for the use of the King’s Scholars elected annually to the Universities; m. 17 Mar 1752 Mary, only child of George Newport, London, merchant; d. 21 Oct 1771.