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Fitzherbert, William, Sir, 1748-1791

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  • 1748-1791

Fitzherbert, Sir William, Bart., son of William Fitzherbert, M.P., of Tissington, co. Derby, a Commissioner of Trade and Plantations, by Mary, eldest daughter of Littleton Poynta Meynell, of Bradley, in the same co.; b. May 27, 1748; in school lists 1764; left Christmas 1764; St. John's Coll. Camb. (adm. fellow commoner Feb. 19, 1765); M.A. 1770; adm. to Lincoln's Inn June 14, 1773, called to the bar June 24, 1776; Recorder of Derby; a Gent. Usher to George III; created a baronet Jan. 22, 1784; author of A Dialogue on the Revenue Laws, and of a collection of moral Maxims; m. 14 Oct. 1777, Sarah, only daughter of William Perrin, of Jamaica; d. 30 July 1791 (see DNB)

Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 1775-1818

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  • Person
  • 1775-1818

LEWIS, MATTHEW GREGORY, elder son of Matthew Lewis (qv); b. 9 Jul 1775; adm. 19 Jul 1783; a successful actor in the Town Boys’ plays; played Falconbridge in King John and My Lord Duke in High Life below Stairs to great applause (Letters and Correspondence, i, 42); Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 27 Apr 1790, Canoneer Student 23 Dec 1790 – void 25 Jun 1803; BA 1794; MA 1797; attaché to British Embassy, The Hague May – Dec 1794; author, Ambrosio, or the Monk, 1795, a best-selling novel which made him famous as “Monk” Lewis; MP Hindon 1796-1802; his play, The Castle Spectre, ran for sixty nights from 14 Dec 1797 under Sheridan’s management at Drury Lane; author, Tales of Wonder, 1801, also poems and other plays; visited West Indies estates to make arrangements for welfare of his slaves 1815-6, 1817-8; d. unm. at sea on his voyage home from Jamaica 14 May 1818. DNB.

Irving, James, 1792-1857

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  • 1792-1857

IRVING, JAMES; eldest son of James Irving II, and Mary, dau. of Philip O'Connor, Carrickfoyle, Jamaica; b. 9 Jan 1792; adm.; Exeter Coll. Oxford; m. 19 May 1819 Judith Bowen, dau. of Dr Thomas Nasmyth, Rhodes Hall, Jamaica; d. 10 Feb 1857.

Pinnock, James, 1740-1811

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  • Person
  • 1740-1811

PINNOCK, JAMES, son of Thomas Pinnock (adm. 1724, qv); b. 27 Sep 1740; adm. Oct 1750; left 26 Oct 1758; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, adm. 28 Oct 1758, matr. Mich. 1758, but did not graduate; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 27 Mar 1758, called to bar 13 May 1765; Advocate-Gen. , Jamaica Dec 1787; his diary and account book are preserved in the British Library (Add. MSS 33316, 33317), and the latter contains a few references to his attendance at the Anniversary Meetings and at the Play; travelling in Italy with family 1791-2, 1793-4; m. 19 Apr 1772 Elizabeth, sister of George Dehany (qv); d. 6 Apr 1811.

Pollard, Robert Blemell, 1783-1864

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  • Person
  • 1783-1864

POLLARD, ROBERT BLEMELL, son of Robert Blemell Pollard, Master of St. Margaret’s Hospital, Westminster, and Charity ---; b. 10 Mar 1783; at school 1793; in school list 1795; BB 1795-1801; St. John’s Coll. Cambridge, adm. Bishop Williams scholar 20 May 1801; BA 1805; Master of Green Coat School, Tothill Fields, Westminster; subsequently Master of Blemell House School, Knightsbridge (on site later occupied by Brompton Oratory); m. 31 Jul 1806 Frances Crispe, Snodland, Kent; d. 10 Jan 1864.

Aikenhead, John Lawrence, d. 1780

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  • d. 1780

AIKENHEAD, JOHN LAWRENCE, only son of William Aikenhead, St. Thomas in the Vale, Jamaica; b.; adm. (aged 10) Jun 1745; left 1752; Trinity Coll. Oxford, matr. 14 May 1752, aged 17; BCL 1759; DCL 8 Jul 1773; adm. Middle Temple 8 May 1752, called to bar 24 Nov 1758; d. 1780 (will proved PCC 30 Mar 1780, as of Grosvenor Place]

Barnett, William, fl. 1782

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  • fl. 1782

BARNETT, WILLIAM, son of William Barnett, Arcadia Plantation, Trelawny, Jamaica, member of Council for Jamaica, by ---, dau. of --- Wooling, Jamaica; b.; adm. 16 Jun 1777; left 1782; a West Indies planter; later resident at Missenden Abbey, Bucks.; m. 1st, ---; m. 2nd, 13 Apr 1796 Elizabeth Katherine, second dau. of William Markham (adm. 1733, qv).

Bayly, Charles Nathaniel, 1777-1853

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  • Person
  • 1777-1853

BAYLY, CHARLES NATHANIEL, son of Nathaniel Bayly MP, of Jamaica and of Hanwell, Middlesex, and his second wife Sophia Magdalena Lamack, Clapham, Surrey; b. 9 Apr 1777; adm. 15 Mar 1786; KS 1790; elected to Trin. Coll. Camb. 1794, adm. pens. 17 Jun 1794, aged 17, but not adm. scholar in consequence of his refusal to take statutory oath, matr. Lent 1796; BA 1798; adm. Inner Temple 26 Jun 1792, called to bar 23 Nov 1798; m. 12 Sep 1799 Lady Sarah Villiers, fifth dau. of George Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey PC; d. 14 Dec 1853.

Beckford, Ballard, 1709-1760

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  • Person
  • 1709-1760

BECKFORD, BALLARD, son of Thomas Beckford, Spanish Town, Jamaica, and his first wife Mary Tolderby; bapt. 28 Jul 1709; adm. (aged 11) Jan 1720/1; in under school list 1723; St. John’s Coll. Oxford, matr. 27 Oct 1726; m. Ann, dau. of John Clark, Governor of New York; d. in Jamaica 23 May 1760.

Beckford, Julines, ca. 1711-1764

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  • ca. 1711-1764

BECKFORD, JULINES, brother of William Beckford (adm. Jan. 1718/9, qv); b.; adm. (aged 7) Jun 1725; in school list 1731; landowner in Jamaica; purchased Iwerne Stepleton estate, Dorset, 1745; High Sheriff, Dorset 1749; MP Salisbury from 1754; m. 17 Jan 1739 Elizabeth, dau. of Solomon Ashley MP, merchant, London and Ashby St. Ledgers, Northants.; d. 27 Nov 1764.

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