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8 People & Organisations results for Antigua

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Aubrey, John, 1739-1826

  • GB-2014-WSA-02375
  • Person
  • 1739-1826

AUBREY, SIR JOHN, BART., eldest son of Sir Thomas Aubrey, Bart., and Martha, sister of Thomas Richard Carter (qv); b. 4 Jul 1739; adm. May 1752; KS 1754; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1758, matr. 24 May 1758, but not adm. as Westminster Student; DCL 8 Jul 1763; Grand Tour (Italy) 1764-5; MP Wallingford 1768-74, Aylesbury 1774-80, Wallingford 1780-4, Buckinghamshire 1784-90, Clitheroe 1790-6, Aldeburgh 1796-1812, Steyning 1812-20, Horsham from 1820; a Lord of the Admiralty Jul 1782 - Apr 1783; a Lord of the Treasury Dec 1783 - Apr 1789; succ. father as 6th baronet 4 Sep 1786; of Boarstall and Dorton, Bucks.; “father” of the House of Commons; m. 1st, 9 Mar 1771 Mary, dau. of Sir James Colebrooke, Bart., MP; m. 2nd, 26 May 1783 his cousin Martha Catherine, dau. of George Richard Carter, Chilton, Bucks.; d. 14 Mar 1826.

Blizard, Stephen, ca. 1702-1777

  • GB-2014-WSA-03426
  • Person
  • ca. 1702-1777

BLIZARD, STEPHEN, son of Jeremiah Blizard, St. John’s, Antigua, a member of the Council of Antigua, and his second wife Anne Lavington; b.; adm. (aged 15) Oct 1717; Wadham Coll. Oxford, matr. 2 Jun 1720; Judge of Court of Common Pleas, Antigua; m. 1 Oct 1724 Jane, sister of Nelmes Kerby (qv); d. 24 Nov 1777.

Byam, Samuel, ca. 1709-1738

  • GB-2014-WSA-04282
  • Person
  • ca. 1709-1738

BYAM, SAMUEL, son of Maj. Samuel Byam, Antigua, and Elizabeth Anne, dau. of George Clarke, Clarke’s Hill, Antigua; half-brother of Thomas Warner (qv); b.; adm. (aged 9) Jun 1721; left 1729; Queen’s Coll. Oxford, matr. 18 Jun 1729; of parish St. Andrew’s, Holborn, on marriage; m. 9 Dec 1735 Grace, dau. of Col. Edward Warner, Eltham, Kent, sometime member Council of Antigua; d. in Antigua 13 Jan 1738.

Harman, Samuel, 1788-1841

  • GB-2014-WSA-08712
  • Person
  • 1788-1841

HARMAN, SAMUEL, only son of Samuel Harman, Antigua, Chief Commissioner of Army Accounts, West Indies, and Mary Anne, dau. of James Athill, London; b. Antigua 5 Aug 1788; at school under Vincent; at Winchester Coll. 1804-8; Deputy Comptroller of Customs, Martinique; Master in Chancery and Chief Baron of the Exchequer [there ?]; m. St. Michael, Barbados, 28 Nov 1816 Dorothy Bruce, dau. of William Murray, HM Customs, Barbados; d. at Philadelphia, USA 8 Mar 1841. [But see Harman, Samuel, 1787-?: was this Samuel Harman really a OW ?]

Johnson, Godschall, ca. 1780-1859

  • GB-2014-WSA-10142
  • Person
  • ca. 1780-1859

JOHNSON, GODSCHALL, eldest son of Godschall Johnson, Putney Hill, Surrey, and Antigua, West Indies, and his first wife Elizabeth, only dau. of Anthony Hodges, Bolney Court, Oxfordshire; b.; adm. 3 Apr 1788; Oriel Coll. Oxford, matr. 13 Jul 1797, aged 17; Cornet, 10th Light Dragoons 25 Sep 1800; Lieut., 27 Sep 1801; half-pay 1802; Lieut., 7th Foot 21 Feb 1805; 9th Light Dragoons Feb 1805; 16th Light Dragoons 13 Jun 1805; retd. 3 Apr 1806; subsequently HBM Consul, Antwerp; living at Bath, Somerset 1819; moved to Quebec City, Canada 1834; m. 1st, [by 1819] Lucy Bishop; m. 2nd, ---; d. 1859 [check].

Kirby, Henry, ca. 1794-1858

  • GB-2014-WSA-10520
  • Person
  • ca. 1794-1858

KIRBY, HENRY, son of Rev. John Kirby, Vicar of Mayfield, Sussex; b.; adm. Christmas 1811; left 1813; Clare Coll. Cambridge, adm. pens. 3 Mar 1813; BA 1817; MA 1820; Fellow, Clare Coll. 25 Nov 1817; Senior Proctor 1829; ordained; Rector of Great Waldingfield, Suffolk 1842; d. 29 Jan 1858, aged 64.

Martin, Samuel, 1714-1788

  • GB-2014-WSA-11912
  • Person
  • 1714-1788

MARTIN, SAMUEL, eldest son of Samuel Martin, Greencastle, Antigua, West Indies, and his first wife Frances, dau. of John Yeomans, Attorney-Gen., Antigua; b. 1 Sep 1714; adm. (aged 7) Oct 1722; in under school list 1727; Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1729; adm. Inner Temple 1730, called to bar 12 Jul 1736, Bencher 31 Jan 1766; Deputy Agent, Antigua 1742-4; Agent for Montserrat 1742-9 and for Nevis 1744-50; MP Camelford 1747-68, Hastings 1768-74; Secretary to Right Hon. Henry Bilson Legge MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer Apr 1754 – Nov 1755; Secretary of Treasury Nov 1756 – Apr 1757, May 1758 – May 1763; Treasurer to Augusta, Princess of Wales Oct 1757 – Feb 1772; inherited Greencastle plantation from father 1776; d. unm. 20 Nov 1788.

Power, Thomas, ca. 1660-1698

  • GB-2014-WSA-14188
  • Person
  • ca. 1660-1698

POWER, THOMAS, son of Thomas Power, London; b. ; adm. ; KS 1672 ; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1678, adm. pens. 26 Jun 1678, aged 18, scholar 1679, matr.1679 ; BA 1681/2; MA 1685; Fellow, Trinity Coll., from 1684, Tutor 1686-92 (he evidently retained his Fellowship until his death, despite his departure for the West Indies); ordained deacon 16 Feb 1689/90, priest 22 May 1692 (both Rochester); Preacher, Bermuda 28 Mar 1693; accompanied John Goddard, newly appointed Lieut.-Governor of Bermuda, on his voyage out there in 1693, arriving in Bermuda 10 Aug 1693, where he found himself the only Church of England clergyman (see letter from Power to Rev. Dr. (James) Blair (DD), 24 Aug 1693, preserved in Trinity Coll. Cambridge MS R.2.38); Rector of St. Mary’s, Antigua Jan 1695; latterly Rector of St. John’s, Nevis ; contributed the Twelfth Satire to Dryden’s translation of Juvenal; four items by him are included in the Examen Poeticum, 1698; a Latin verse translation by him of Book I of Milton’s Paradise Lost was published in 1691, and his translations into Latin hexameters of Books II-XII are preserved in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge (Trinity Coll. MS R.2.38 contains a copy of his Latin translation of Books II-VII, while Trinity Coll. C.1.64 (now MS R.2.37) is a copy of the printed folio edition of Paradise Lost, 1688, with an interlinear Latin translation of Books VIII-XII in Power’s hand); understood to have composed a poem on ‘The Sugar-Cane’, but this was never published and no text of it has been located ; d. 14 December 1698 (M.I. St. John’s, Antigua).