DACIER, see DE CHAIR.
DA COSTA, GEORGE, brother of Thomas Da Costa (qv) (IGI) ; bapt. St.Andrew, Holborn 1 Aug 1743 ; adm. (aged 7) Mar 1750/1 ; in school list 1754. [Perhaps George Da Costa, Ensign Bengal Army 31 May 1767, Lieut., 4 Apr 1769, Capt. 2 Apr 1777, d. at Farrukhabad, U.P., India 5 Aug 1777][if so, recommended to Lord Clive as “a young gentleman … going to India in a military capacity” in a letter dated 15 April 1765 from Da Costa’s relative Lewis Mendes, London, merchant and stockbroker]
DA COSTA, THOMAS, son of Isaac Da Costa, and Anne — (IGI) ; bapt.St.Andrew, Holborn 9 Dec 1739 (IGI); adm.(aged 11) Mar 1750/1 ; in school list 1754 ; Ensign, 3rd Foot 4 Feb 1756 ; Lieut., 26 Sep 1757 ; Capt., 25 May 1772 ; Maj., late 99th Foot, half-pay 19 Mar 1783 ; still in half-pay list Army List1808 ; will proved PCC 22 Mar 1809 (as of St.Clement Danes, Middlesex).
DA COSTA RICCI, see RICCI.
DACRES, — ; b. ; adm. 12 Jan 1660/1 (as Dakers) ; a boarder (Busby’s account book) ; buried in the Cloisters, Westminster Abbey 22 Feb 1663/4.
DACRES, HUMPHREY, son of George Dacres, Old Warden, Beds. ; b. 13 Oct 1665 ; adm. ; KS 1680 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1685, adm.pens.18 Jun 1685, scholar 26 Apr 1686 ; BA 1688/9 ; MA 1692 ; Minor Fellow, Trinity Coll.Cambridge 2 Oct 1691, Major Fellow 2 Oct 1692 – c.1695 ; ordained deacon 21 Sep 1690, priest 21 Dec 1690 (both Lincoln) ; Curate, Bythorne, Hunts.
D’AGAR, JAMES, son of Charles D’Agar, Leicester Fields, Middlesex, portrait painter, and Susanne Constance — (IGI) ; bapt. St.Martin’s in the Fields 6 Nov 1700 (IGI); adm. (aged 13) Jun 1715.
D’AGAR, PETER, brother of James D’Agar (qv) (IGI) ; bapt. St.Martin’s in the Fields 8 Mar 1702 (IGI); adm. (aged 10) Jun 1715 ; left Christmas 1715.
DAKINS (or DAKYNS), WILLIAM, son of Rev.William Dakins, Vicar of Ashwell, Herts. ; b. ; at school (aged 13) 2 Jul 1582 ; QS ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1586, adm.scholar 1587, matr.Dec 1586 ; BA 1590/1 ; MA 1594 ; BD 1601 ; Minor Fellow, Trinity Coll. 3 Oct 1593, Major Fellow from 16 Mar 1593/4, Junior Dean 2 Oct 1606 ; ordained ; Vicar of Trumpington, Cambs., 1603-5 ; Professor of Divinity, Gresham Coll., London, from 14 Jul 1604 ; one of the divines responsible for the Authorised Translation of the Bible ; d. unm. Feb 1606/7. ODNB.
DALBERG-ACTON, SIR FERDINAND RICHARD EDWARD, BART., elder son of Sir John Francis Edward Acton, Bart., and his niece Mary Anne, elder dau. of Joseph Edward Acton, Lieut.-Gen. in Neapolitan Army ; b. 24 Jul 1801 ; succ.father as 7th baronet 12 Aug 1811 ; adm. 30 Sep 1813 ; left 1813 ; assumed additional surname of Dalberg 20 Dec 1833 ; m. 9 Jul 1832 Marie Louise Pelline, only child of Emmerich Joseph Wolfgang Heribert, Duc de Dalberg, successively Minister of Markgraf of Baden at Paris, and member of French Conseil d’Etat ; d. 31 Jan 1837.
DALBY, THOMAS WEEKES, son of Francis Dalby, Souldern, Oxfordshire [and of St.Martin’s, Ludgate ?], [apothecary ?] and Mary, dau. of Charles Weekes, shipowner ; b. 16 Aug 1745 (bapt.Souldern, Oxfordshire 7 Sep 1745 (IGI)); adm. ; KS (aged 14) 1761 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1765, matr.7 Jun 1765, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1765 – 14 Mar 1778, expiry year of grace as V.Chippenham ; ordained deacon 29 Dec 1769, priest 23 Dec 1770 (both Oxford) ; Vicar of Chippenham, Wilts., from 7 Mar 1777 ; Rector of Leigh Delamere, Wilts., from 1794 ; Vicar of West Farleigh, Kent, from 5 Dec 1794 ; d. 15 Oct 1815.
DALE, GERALD, brother of James Ernest Dale (qv) ; b. 17 Nov 1859 ; adm. 12 Jun 1873 (G) ; QS 21 Jan 1875 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1878 (with Triplett), adm.pens.20 Jun 1878, sizar 1881, matr.Mich.1878 ; BA 1882 ; MA 1886 ; schoolmaster (1901 Census) ; latterly living at Aldeburgh, Suffolk ; m.29 Jul 1911 Clarissa Elizabeth, widow of Rev.John Mosse Macdonald, Rector of Sherfield English, Hampshire, and dau. of Frederick Dawson King, Broughton, Hampshire ; d. 28 Sep 1939.
DALE, GODFREY, brother of James Ernest Dale (qv) ; b. 28 Jul 1861 ; adm.5 Apr 1875 (G) ; QS (Capt.) 1876 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1879, matr.10 Oct 1879 ; BA 1885 ; MA 1897 ; ordained deacon 1886, priest 1887 (both Rochester) ; Curate, St.Peter’s, Rochester, Kent 1886-9 ; joined Universities Mission to Central Africa 1889 ; missionary in Zanzibar 1889-97 ; member, College of St.Saviour’s, Southwark 1897-9 ; Vicar of All Saints, Newmarket, Cambs., 1899-1902 ; rejoined Universities Mission 1902 ; Canon of Zanzibar 1903 – , Chancellor 1908-18, Archdeacon 1917-22 ; Rector of Sternfield, Suffolk 1925- ; author, The Contrast between Christianity and Mohammedanism, 1905, and of several translations from English into Swahili ; m. 19 Sep 1899 Jane Hamilton, dau. of James Vincent Bell MD FRCS LRCP, Star Hill, Rochester ; d. 15 Oct 1941.
DALE, JAMES ERNEST, eldest son of James Murray Dale, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, solicitor, and Anne Eliza, eldest dau. of James Norris, Debenham, Suffolk ; nephew of Reginald Francis Dale, Assistant Master ; b. 16 Feb 1855 ; adm. 28 Mar 1870 (G) ; left Election 1872 ; adm.Middle Temple 2 Nov 1874 ; m. 6 Nov 1886 Marion, dau. of Ven.George Dove, Archdeacon of Flinders, Adelaide, South Australia ; d. at Walkerville, Adelaide 10 Jan 1892.
DALE, JAMES MURRAY, brother of James Ernest Dale (qv) ; b. 4 Jan 1867 ; adm. 12 Jun 1879 (D) ; QS 25 Oct 1881 ; left Nov 1882 ; m. 4 Jul 1893 Mabel Catherine, youngest dau. of Rev.John Cave-Browne, Vicar of Detling, Kent, previously Chaplain EICS ; d. 4 Dec 1921.
DALE, WALTER CLARE, brother of James Ernest Dale (qv) ; b. 16 Apr 1864 ; adm. 21 Jun 1878, exhibitioner (R) ; QS (Capt.) 1879 ; joint Mure scholar with Clement Charles Julian Webb (qv) 1881 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1882 (with Triplett), adm.sub-sizar 10 Oct 1882, matr. Mich.1882 ; BA 1885 ; MA 1889 ; Assistant Master (Classics), Woodbridge School ; Assistant Master (Modern Languages), St.Edmund’s School, Canterbury 1902- (still 1922) ; d. 4 Dec 1952.
DALKEITH, EARL OF, see SCOTT, FRANCIS, EARL OF DALKEITH.
DALLAS, ROBERT WILLIAM, only son of Right Hon.Sir Robert Dallas PC, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, and his first wife Charlotte, dau. of Lieut.-Col.Alexander Jardine, Royal Artillery, Consul-Gen.Corunna ; b. 18 Jun 1789 ; at school 1800 ; in school list 1801 ; Min.Can.1804 ; left 1807 ; Ensign, 9th Foot 1 Sep 1808 ; Lieut., 13 Oct 1811 ; Capt., York Chasseurs 15 Mar 1815 ; 9th Foot 15 May 1817 ; half-pay, 14th Foot 21 May 1818 ; retd. as Maj., 1st West India Regt. 9 Apr 1847 ; served in Peninsular War ; wounded at Bidart, France ; m. 9 May 1818 Lucy, eldest dau. of Henry Davidson, Tulloch Castle, Ross-shire [possible OW, qv] ; d. 11 Sep 1849.
DALRYMPLE, — ; b. ; in school list 1754.
DALRYMPLE-HORN, ROBERT, eldest son of Lieut.-Col.Robert Dalrymple-Horn (afterwards Sir Robert Dalrymple Horn-Elphinstone, Bart.), 3rd Foot Guards, and Graeme, dau. of Lieut.-Col.David Hepburn, 105th Foot, Keith, East Lothian ; b. ; adm.23 Mar 1814 ; left 1814 ; d. 12 Sep 1819, aged 17.
DALSTON, SIR GEORGE, BART., son of Sir Charles Dalston, Bart., Dalston, Cumberland, and his first wife Susan, dau. of Sir Francis Blake, Kt MP, Ford Castle, Northumberland, and Cogges, Oxfordshire ; bapt. 13 Jul 1718 ; succ.father as 4th baronet 5 Mar 1723 ; adm. (aged 9) Apr 1727 ; left 1733 ; a volunteer on board Adm.Haddock’s squadron 1740 ; Lieut., Royal Navy 20 Jan 1741/2 – c.1743 ; High Sheriff, Cumberland 1752/3 ; MP Westmorland 1754-61 ; Lieut.-Col., 2nd battalion, West Riding of Yorkshire Militia, from 1759 ; m. 2 Jul 1742 Anne, dau. of George Huxley MP, Muster Master General ; d. 7 Mar 1765.
DALTON, — ; b. ; in school list 1801.
DALTON, CHARLES, third son of Rev.Darcy Dalton, Rector of Aston, Yorks., and Prebendary of York, and his second wife Jane, dau. of James Hall, York ; b. ; adm. (aged 15) Jan 1728/9 ; in school list 1729 ; Christ’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.6 Mar 1730/1, scholar 8 Jun 1733 ; 2nd in “ordo’ 1734/5 ; BA 1734/5 ; MA 1739 ; ordained deacon 19 Dec 1736, priest 13 Nov 1737 (both Chester); Rector of Hawkswell, Yorks., from 17 Nov 1737 ; succeeded to Hawkswell estate on death of his uncle Sir Charles Dalton, Bart., in 1747 ; resided at Hawkswell Hall as squire and parson ; d.unm. 22 Dec 1788.
DALTON, CHARLES, son of Richard Dalton, Leatherhead and Reigate, Surrey, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, and his second wife Susanna, dau. of Stephen Cooke, The Leigh, Gloucs. ; half-brother of William Dalton (qv) and of Henry Dalton (qv) ; bapt.St.James, Piccadilly 3 May 1737 (IGI) ; adm. (aged 11) Jun 1748 ; Min.Can.1751 ; in school list 1754 ; d. 4 Jan 1755.
DALTON, HENRY, only son of Richard Dalton, Leatherhead and Reigate, Surrey, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, and his third wife Alice Sudell [check : this individual’s mother Christian name seems certainly to have been Jane, so maybe Alice Sudell was Richard Dalton’s fourth wife and not mother of this Henry] ; half-brother of William Dalton (qv) and of Charles Dalton (qv) ; bapt. Leatherhead 14 Aug 1746 [but see below] ; in school list 1754 ; Emmanuel Coll.Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 8 May 1765, aged 19, matr.Mich.1765 ; of Knaith Hall, Lincs. ; High Sheriff, Lincolnshire 1802 ; FRS 20 Jun 1816 ; d.unm. 3 Feb 1821, aged 76. [IGI gives a Henry Dalton, son of Richard Dalton and Mary — , bapt.Somerby, Lincs., 13 Aug 1746, and a Henry Dalton, son of Richard Dalton and Jane —, bapt.Leatherhead, Surrey 15 Sep 1746 : some confusion here]. [The father of Henry Dalton (in school list 1754) was not, as stated in Supplement, the Richard Dalton who held a post in the Royal Library].
DALTON, JOHN ; b. ; in school list Dec 1736. [an error for William Dalton ?]
DALTON, JOHN ; b. ; adm. 2 Mar 1786.
DALTON, WILLIAM, eldest son of Richard Dalton, Leatherhead and Reigate, Surrey, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, and his first wife Mary, dau. of George Wrighte, Gayhurst, Beds., Clerk of the Crown (and sister of George Wrighte MP (possible OW)) ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Jan 1734/5 ; left 1742 ; Queen’s Coll.Cambridge, matr.12 Mar 1742/3 ; adm.Inner Temple 6 Dec 1742, chambers there from 1746, called to bar 9 Jun 1749 ; killed in duel, resulting from a quarrel over a lady’s snuff box, by Horace St Paul 24 May 1751.
DALY, CHARLES, third son of Denis Daly, Raford, co.Galway, Ireland, and Anastasia, dau. of Capt.Hyacinth Darcy, Kiltullagh, co.Galway, Ireland ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Jan 1735/6 ; left 1738 ; Christ Church,Oxford, matr.5 Jan 1738/9 ; adm.Middle Temple 13 Apr 1738, King’s Inns, Dublin 1747 ; m. 6 May 1756 Jane, widow of John Tew, Calmullen, co.Meath, and dau. of Rowley Hill MP (I), Walworth, co.Londonderry ; d. 4 Jan 1758.
[DALY, GEORGE ; b. ; in school list Dec 1736. Forename may not be correct, perhaps an error for Charles Daly (qv)]
DALZELL, ROBERT, illegitimate son of Gibson Dalzell, Tidmarsh, Berks., director Sun Fire Office, and Susanna, previously mistress of Peter Caillard, Jamaica, planter, and dau. of John Augier, Jamaica, planter ; b. ; at school in 1758 (information from Miss Dalzell, St.Alban’s Priory, Wallingford) ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr 6 Apr 1761, aged 18 ; of Tidmarsh Manor and of Wallingford, Berks. ; m. 16 Dec 1762 Jane, dau. of John Dodd MP, Swallowfield, Berks. ; d. 16 Jun 1821.
DALZELL, ROBERT, son of John Thomas Robert Dalzell, Wallingford, Berks., and Sarah, eldest dau. of Mark Morrell, Wallingford, Berks. ; grandson of Robert Dalzell (qv) ; b. (Wallingford) 7 May 1794 ; adm. Bartholomewtide 1806 ; Min.Can. 1808 ; KS 1809 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1813, adm.pens.29 May 1813, scholar 1814, matr.Mich.1813 ; BA 1817 ; MA 1822 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 19 Apr 1822, called to bar 13 May 1825 ; practised as a conveyancer ; joint author with J.H.Leigh of A Treatise on the Equitable Doctrine of Conversion of Property, 1852 ; m. 8 Jan 1828 Margaret, illegitimate dau. of Thomas Peter Legh MP, Lyme Park, Cheshire, Col.Lancashire Fencible Cavalry ; d. 14 Jan 1878.
DANBY, LORD, see OSBORNE, THOMAS, 4th DUKE OF LEEDS.
DANBY, ROBERT, son of Thomas Danby, London ; b. ; at school (aged 16) 2 Jul 1582 (Chapter Muniments 43050). [Surname perhaps Darby]
DANBY, W. (in school list 1803), see DARBY, WILLIAM HENRY.
DANDRIDGE, JOHN STRANGE, third son of John Dandridge, The Commandery, Worcester, barrister, and Letitia, dau. of Right Hon.Sir John Strange, Kt PC, Master of the Rolls ; bapt.St.Peter, Worcester 12 Apr 1765 (IGI); adm.23 Mar 1779 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 11 Jul 1782, aged 17 ; adm.Middle Temple 17 Nov 1788 ; migr. to Emmanuel Coll.Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 4 Nov 1793, matr. Mich.1794 ; LLB 1799 ; ordained deacon 21 Feb 1796, priest 25 Sep 1796 (both Gloucester); Rector of Syresham, Northants., from 27 Apr 1797 ; Rector of Rousham, Oxfordshire, from 27 Jan 1804 ; m. 11 Oct 1792 Catherine, sister of Sir Robert Chester (qv) ; d. 11 Jan 1841.
DANIEL, — ; adm. ; at school Whitsun 1791 (Severne) ; left Christmas 1794.
DANIEL, M.L. ; b. ; in school list 1795. [note Mark Daniel, apprenticed to William Rock, Parliament Street, Westminster, vintner and harpsichord maker 1 Nov 1797, free 4 May 1805, when described as musician, Little College Street] [if so, evidently son of Mark Daniel, Little College Street, Westminster, Clerk to Vestry of St.John’s, Westminster (who d. Jan 1809)]
DANIEL, RICHARD, see DANIELL, RICHARD
DANIEL, WILLIAM ABBOTT, son of James Stock Daniel FRCS, Ramsgate, Kent, and Elizabeth Burton, dau. of John Long ; b. 18 Mar 1841 ; adm. 19 Jun 1851 ; St.Bartholomew’s Hospital ; MRCS 1866 ; practised at Liss, Hampshire ; m. 9 May 1867 Mary, dau. of William Ludlow Roots FRCS LSA, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, surgeon; d. 2 Jan 1885.
DANIEL-TYSSEN, CHARLES AMHERST, second son of William George Daniel-Tyssen (previously Daniel), Foley House, Kent, and Amelia, dau. of Capt.John Amherst, Royal Navy, Rochester, Kent ; b. 7 Jan 1804 ; adm.14 Sep 1818 ; Cornet, 1st Dragoon Guards 17 Feb 1825 ; Lieut., 6 Oct 1825 ; Capt., 17 Dec 1830 ; retired 27 Sep 1839 ; of Northwold Lodge, Norfolk ; d.unm. 10 Jun 1882.
DANIEL-TYSSEN, FRANCIS SAMUEL, brother of Charles Amherst Daniel-Tyssen (qv) ; b. 20 Feb 1813 ; adm. 23 Sep 1822 ; Cornet, 13th Light Dragoons 8 Mar 1831 ; Lieut., 18 Jul 1834 ; 4th Dragoon Guards, 15 May 1835 ; retired 23 Nov 1838 ; m.29 Apr 1843 Eliza Julia, elder dau. of Right Hon.Sir James Lewis Knight Bruce PC, Lord Justice of Appeal ; d. 3 Sep 1875.
DANIEL-TYSSEN, JOHN ROBERT, brother of Charles Amherst Daniel-Tyssen (qv) ; b. 7 Nov 1805 ; adm.14 Sep 1818 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 11 May 1824 ; adm.attorney ; manager, Amherst Estate, Hackney ; FSA ; m. 28 May 1835 Harriet Caroline, dau. of Charles Hopkinson, Cadogan Place, Chelsea, banker ; d. 11 Jun 1882.
DANIELL, JOHN BAMPFYLDE, son of George Daniell MD, Exeter, Devon, medical practitioner, and Harriet, dau. of Sir Richard Warwick Bampfylde, Bart., MP ; bapt. 29 Jun 1797 (IGI); adm.Michaelmas 1808 ; KS (aged 13) 1811 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 7 Feb 1816 ; BA 1819 ; MA 1822 ; MB 1823 ; MD 1834 ; practised at Exeter, at Bath and afterwards in London ; FRCP 1838 ; m. 3 Dec [year ?] Anne Milford, dau. of William Foskett, Keyford House, Somerset, merchant ; d. at Bonn, Germany 25 Jan 1859.
DANIELL, RICHARD, son of Richard Daniell MD, Colchester, Essex, and Mary, dau. of John Blatch, Colchester, Essex ; b. 4 Jan 1744/5 ; at school under Markham and Hinchliffe (W.W.R.Ball & J.R.Venn (eds), Admissions to Trin.Coll.Camb., iii, 201) ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 7 Jul 1762, aged 17 (as Richard Daniel), scholar 1765, matr.1762 ; BA 1766 ; MA 1769 ; ordained deacon 20 Dec 1767, priest 24 Sep 1769 (both London) ; Curate, Peldon, Essex 1767 ; Vicar of Bradfield, Essex, from 29 Jul 1774 ; Chaplain to John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset (qv), from 6 Sep 1775 ; Rector of Mistley with Manningtree, Essex, from 3 Nov 1775 ; m. 17 Mar 1777 Catherine, sister of Edward Green (at school under Markham, qv) ; d. c. 5 Jan 1779 (certificate in Diocese of Canterbury archives, as Richard Daniell) (will proved PCC 3 Feb 1779, also as Daniell).
DANIELS, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Oct 1722 ; in under school list 1727 (as Daniel).
DANN, RICHARD, only son of Francis Dann, Chelsea, Middlesex, and Jane Newman ; b. 30 Mar 1703 (bapt.St.James, Piccadilly 20 Apr 1703) ; adm. (aged 12) Feb 1714/5 ; Min.Can. (aged 14) 1719 ; apprenticed to John Clarke, citizen, 26 Mar 1719 ; adm.Middle Temple 30 Mar 1720 ; adm.solicitor 7 Dec 1730 ; of Loriners Hall, City of London ; Clerk to Loriners Company (by 1734 ?). [Note Richard Dann, Hackney, Middlesex, gentleman, will proved PCC 27 May 1757] [Richard Dann appointed Clerk to Glaziers Company (tenants at Loriners Hall) in succession to late father, 29 Jun 1756] [Richard Dann also Vestry Clerk, St.John’s, Hackney 1756, in succession to father]
DANSEY, see also DAUNCEY.
DANSEY, WILLIAM MALET, son of Lieut.-Col.William Dansey, 49th Foot, Brinsop Court, Herefordshire, and Catherine, dau. of Rev.Alexander Malet, Vicar of Combe Flory, Somerset, Prebendary of Gloucester and of Wells ; b. ; adm. 2 Feb 1795 (Clapham) ; in school lists 1795, 1797 ; left Lady Day 1800 ; Page of Honour to George III 31 Dec 1794 – Mar 1800 ; Ensign, 2nd Foot Guards 8 Mar 1800 ; Lieut. and Capt., 29 Oct 1802 ; half-pay 25 Dec 1802 ; Capt., 65th Foot 25 May 1803 ; killed in British attack on town of Ras al Khaimah in Persian Gulf 13 Nov 1809 (will proved PCC 7 Jan 1811).
DANVERS, CHARLES, second son of Henry Danvers MP, Bayntun, Wilts., and Elizabeth, dau. of William Bower, West Lavington, Wilts. ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1654, matr.20 Jul 1654 ; BA 19 Jan 1657/8 ; MA 1660 ; adm.Inner Temple Nov 1657, called to bar 12 Feb 1664/5 ; Recorder of Devizes Oct 1668 – Nov 1684, but subsequently reappointed (occurs as Recorder 1692) ; m.
DANVERS, SIR POPE, BART., third son of Sir Samuel Danvers, Bart., Culworth, Northants, and Anne, dau. of Sir William Pope, Kt MP, Cogges, Oxfordshire, and sister of Thomas Pope, 2nd Earl of Downe (I) ; bapt.Culworth, Northants 14 Dec 1644 ; adm. 5 Jan 1655 (Busby’s Account Book) ; a boarder ; left 1660 ; Trinity Coll.Oxford, matr.12 Dec 1661, aged 17 ; adm.Middle Temple 6 Aug 1664 ; received royal pardon in 1678 for killing a Mr Jackman in a duel, following a brawl in an alehouse ; succ.father as 2nd baronet 27 Jan 1682/3 ; of Culworth, Northants ; m. 14 Jan 1668/9 Anne, dau. of William Barker, Sonning, Berks. ; d. 4 May 1712.
DARBY, see also DERBY.
DARBY, CHRISTOPHER LOVETT, brother of Jonathan Darby (qv) ; bap 9 Feb 1793 ; in school lists 1801, May 1803, Oct 1803 ; KS (aged 13) 1806 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1811, but went to Christ Church, Oxford, matr.28 May 1811 ; migrated to St.Mary Hall, Oxford ; BA 1815 ; MA 1826 ; ordained 1815 ; Rector of Killenaule, co.Tipperary, from 1822 ; Vicar of Kells, co.Kilkenny, from 1828 ; Precentor of Ossory, elected 1 Feb 1840 ; Rector of Gowran, co.Kilkenny, from 1864 ; m. 1817 Mary, dau. of Alexander Boyle, Kirlish Lodge, co.Tyrone ; d. 15 Jan 1874.
DARBY, GEORGE, brother of Jonathan Darby (qv) ; b.1798 ; adm. Christmas 1809 ; KS (aged 13) 1810 ; left 1813 ; St.Catherine’s Hall, Cambridge, adm.pens. 24 Jan 1816, matr.Lent 1816 ; BA 1820 ; MA 1823 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 30 Jun 1816, called to bar 22 Nov 1821 ; Home Circuit and Sussex Sessions ; MP (Cons) East Sussex Aug 1837 – Jan 1846 ; an Enclosure Commissioner for England and Wales 21 Aug 1846-52, a Copyhold Inclosure and Tithe Commissioner from 1852 ; DL JP Sussex ; m. 29 Nov 1827 Maria, youngest dau. of Samuel Homfray MP, Coworth House, Berkshire ; d. 16 Nov 1877.
DARBY, HORATIO D’ESTERRE, brother of Jonathan Darby (qv) ; bapt.St.John, Hackney 31 May 1799 (IGI) ; adm.9 Jan 1809 ; left 1811 ; of Leap Castle, Kings Co., Ireland, latterly of Parsonstown, Kings Co., Ireland ; d.unm. 13 Jan 1885, aged 87.
DARBY, JOHN NELSON, brother of Jonathan Darby (qv) ; b. 18 Nov 1800 ; adm.17 Feb 1812 ; Trinity Coll.Dublin, adm.fellow commoner 3 Jul 1815 ; Gold Medallist and BA 1819 ; adm.King’s Inns, Dublin 1815, called to Irish bar 1822 ; also adm.Lincoln’s Inn 9 Nov 1819 ; ordained deacon 1825, priest Feb 1826 (both Dublin) ; Curate, Calary, co.Wicklow, Ireland 1826-7, resigning to join the religious sect which became known as the Plymouth Brethren ; worked for the Brethren for several years in Switzerland and France ; founded sect of Darbyites Dec 1845 ; visited many countries for purpose of propagating his doctrines ; author numerous controversial and devotional works, a portion of which were edited by W.Kelly as Collected Writings, 33 vols., 1867-83 ; d.unm. 29 Apr 1882. ODNB.
DARBY, JONATHAN, eldest son of John Darby, Leap Castle, King’s Co., Ireland, and Markley, Sussex, merchant, and Anne, dau. of Samuel Vaughan, London, merchant and plantation owner ; bapt.St.Olave, Old Jewry, London 1 Mar 1787 (IGI); in sch.list May 1803 ; left 1803 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.21 Oct 1803, aged 16 ; BA 1808 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 25 Jun 1803 ; d.unm. in Dublin 3 Sep 1809.
DARBY, WILLIAM HENRY, brother of Jonathan Darby (qv) ; b.1790 ; at school 14 Oct 1801 ; in school lists 1801, May 1803, Oct 1803 ; left 1805 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.8 May 1811 ; BA 1813 ; MA 1818 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 16 Nov 1811, called to bar 21 Nov 1817 ; of Leap Castle, King’s Co., Ireland ; m.1st, 1822 Laura Charlotte, dau. of Edward Jeremiah Curteis (qv) ; m.2nd, 28 Jan 1848 Elizabeth, dau. of William Drought, Kerawne, King’s Co., Ireland ; d. 20 Feb 1880.
D’ARCY, HYACINTH, fifth son of Hyacinth D’Arcy, Kiltalla, co.Galway, and Catharine, dau. of John D’Arcy, Gorteen, co.Mayo ; b. ; adm. (aged 17) Mar 1735/6 ; left 1736 ; of Cloonbanane, co.Mayo ; d. 10 May 1743.
D’ARCY, JOHN, eldest son of John D’Arcy, Houndswood, co.Mayo, and Margaret, dau. of Edmond Blake, Ballyglunin, co.Galway ; b. ; adm.23 Mar 1773 ; left Aug 1775 ; adm.Middle Temple 21 Oct 1775 ; adm.King’s Inns, Dublin 1781 ; m. Oct 1782 Frances, dau. of Charles Blake, Coolcon, co.Galway. [apparently dead by Jan 1801]
D’ARCY, ROBERT, 4TH EARL OF HOLDERNESS, only surviving son of Robert D’Arcy, 3rd Earl of Holderness, a Lord of the Bedchamber, and Lady Frederica Schomberg, dau. of Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg PC KG, General of the Horse ; b, 17 May 1718 ; succ. as 3rd Earl of Holderness 20 Jan 1722 ; adm. Sep 1726 ; in Third form Jan 1727/8 ; recited verses at Westminster Anniversary Meeting Jan 1730/1 ; in school list 1731 ; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, adm.nob. 18 Nov 1732 ; Grand Tour (left England May 1738) ; Lord Lieut., Yorkshire North Riding 31 May 1740- 6 Feb 1778 ; a Lord of the Bedchamber 17 Apr 1741 – Jun 1751 ; in attendance to King George II at battle of Dettingen 16 Jun 1743 ; Ambassador to Venice Oct 1744 – Aug 1746 ; Ambassador to The Hague Jun 1749 – Jun 1751 ; Secretary of State for Southern Department 21 Jun 1751 – Nov 1756, Northern Department Nov 1756- Jun 1757, Southern Department Jun 1757 – Mar 1761 ; Privy Councillor 21 Jun 1751 ; Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and Governor of Dover Castle from Oct 1765 ; Governor to the Prince of Wales 12 Apr 1771 – 28 May 1776 ; member Society of Dilettanti 1745 ; Busby Trustee from 17 Mar 1774 ; DL Yorkshire West Riding 1757, Middlesex 1763 ; m. 3 Nov 1742 Mary, Lady of Bedchamber to Queen Charlotte, dau. of François Doublet, Heer van Groenevelt, a member of the States of Holland ; d. 16 May 1778. ODNB.
D’ARCY, WILLIAM KNOX, only son of William Francis D’Arcy, Newton Abbott, Devon, and afterwards of Rockhampton, Queensland, solicitor, and Elizabeth Baker, dau. of Rev.Robert Bradford, Rector of Wolborough, Devon ; b. 11 Oct 1849 ; adm. 27 Jan 1863 ; Min.Can.1864 ; left Christmas 1865 ; went out to Queensland 1866 ; articled to father ; adm. solicitor Mar 1872 ; became one of proprietors of Mount Morgan mine ; disposed of legal practice 1886 ; returned to England with a large fortune in 1889 ; subsequently acquired original D’Arcy concession of Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. ; of Stanmore Hall, Middlesex ; m.1st, 23 Oct 1872 Elena, dau. of Samuel Bradford Birkbeck, Glenmore, Queensland, mining engineer ; m.2nd, 21 Feb 1899 Nina, actress, dau. of Arthur Leslie Boucicault, Rockhampton, Queensland, newspaper editor, and sister of Mary Boucicault, singer ; d. 1 May 1917. ODNB.
DARDON, RICHARD ; b. ; GS 1540 (British Library, Add.MS.40061).
DARELL, see DARRELL and DAYRELL.
DARLEIGH, see DARLEY.
DARLEY, BERTRAM, fourth son of Henry Brewster Darley, Aldby Park, near York, and Harriet Louisa, youngest dau. of Harrington Hudson (qv) ; b. 4 Nov 1850 ; adm. (G) 24 Jan 1861 ; QS 1865 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1869, matr.19 May 1869 ; BA 1873 ; MA 1876 ; ordained deacon 1875, priest 1876 (both Winchester) ; Curate, St.Crispin’s, Bermondsey 1875-7 ; missionary in charge, St.Paul’s Mission, Calcutta 1878-80 ; Curate, Harthill, Yorks., 1880-4 ; Brother of St.Katharine’s Hospital, London 1884-91 ; Rector of Harthill, Yorks., 1891-1923 ; Hon.Canon Sheffield from 1919 ; d. 28 Apr 1926.
DARLEY, EDMOND OSWALD, brother of Bertram Darley (qv) ; b. 19 Oct 1854 ; adm. (G) 24 Jan 1868 ; left Christmas 1871 ; a coffee planter in Ceylon for some years ; emigrated to USA 1884 ; subsequently living in Texas, U.S.A. ; m. (by 1884) Christian Robson (living without him in Denver, Colorado, USA, by 1900) ; d. in Mexico 1912.
DARLEY (or DARLEIGH), JOHN, son of Nathan Darley, Beccles, Suffolk, and Maria Houghton ; bapt.St.Michael at Plea, Norwich 19 May 1594 (IGI) ; KS Jan 1609/10 (Chapter Lease Book 1605-10, f.261) ; at school in 1612 (Chapter Muniments 33665) ; subscribed Oxford Univ. 23 Apr 1613 ; Magdalene Coll.Cambridge, BA 1615/6 (incorp.Oxford 1618) ; MA 1618 ; BD 1627 ; ordained deacon and priest 21 Dec 1617 (Exeter) ; Rector of Northill, Cornwall, from 23 Apr 1619 ; m. Ann, dau. of John Featley (or Fairclough), Oxford ; buried 9 Nov 1664.
DARLEY, WILLIAM, second son of Charles Albert Darley, Burtonfield House, Yorks., landowner, and Marianne Mills, dau. of Rev.William Nesfield, Rector of Brancepeth, co.Durham ; b. 25 Oct 1848 ; adm. (G) 26 Sep 1861 ; Min.Can.1863 ; left Whitsun 1865 ; land agent (1881 Census) ; JP (1887) Yorkshire East Riding ; living 1896 ; m. 19 May 1875 Mary, dau. of William Parry-Jones. [possibly death registered Doncaster fourth quarter 1910, aged 62]
DARLING, ROBERT ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Jan 1734/5 ; d.1770 [thus Record, but query on what evidence ?].
DARLINGTON, HENRY, 3RD EARL OF, see VANE, HENRY, 3RD EARL OF DARLINGTON.
DARLOW, JOSEPH, son of Thomas Darlow, and Anne (Osgood ?) (IGI) ; bapt.St.Martin’s in the Fields 16 Nov 1718 (IGI); adm. (aged 11) Feb 1729/30 ; in school list 1735. [father perhaps of Kings Mews, Westminster, Serjeant Farrier to George I]
DARNELL, — ; b. ; in school lists 1656 ; a witness for Bagshaw in his dispute with Busby before the Governors in 1657.
DARNELL, — ; b. ; in school lists 1656.
DARNELLY, DANIEL, youngest son of Richard Darnelly MD FRCP, Stanmore, Middlesex, and Anne, dau. of John Randall ; bapt.St.Botolph, Bishopsgate 11 Nov 1707 ; adm. (aged 11) Feb 1719/20 ; left 1723 ; apprenticed to Edward Walmesly, grocer, 10 Jul 1724.
DARNLEY, EARLS OF, see BLIGH.
DARRELL, see also DAYRELL.
DARRELL, — ; b. ; adm. Jun or Jul 1716 ; in under school list 1722.
DARRELL, EDWARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Jan 1715/6 ; in under school list 1718. [Perhaps Edward Darell, eldest son of Edward Darell, St.Martin’s, Ludgate, London, and Sabina, dau. of Rev.Richard Halls, Rector of Pilleigh, Cornwall ; University Coll.Oxford, matr. 17 Apr 1722, aged 17 ; BCL 21 Jan 1728/9 ; ordained deacon 26 Jun 1730, priest 18 Sep 1731 (both Salisbury for Chester) ; Vicar of Prestbury, Cheshire 24 Apr 1733 – Oct 1738 ; Rector of Denbury, Devon 26 Mar 1746 – Jan 1749 ; Rector of Chenies, Bucks., 11 May 1749 – Nov 1751, res. ; Rector of Ibstock, Leics., 6 Nov 1755 ; Rector of Uppingham, Rutland, from 17 Nov 1755 ; Rector of Llandewi Velfrey, Pembrokeshire, from 4 Feb 1765 ; d. unm. 4 Feb 1786].
DARRELL, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) May 1721 ; in under school list 1724.
DARTMOUTH, EARLS OF, see LEGGE.
DASENT, ALEXANDER, son of John Roche Dasent (qv) and his second wife ; b. 30 Apr 1819 ; adm. 14 Apr 1830 (Stelfox) ; King’s Coll.Sch. 1833-5 ; went to West Indies 1840 ; ordained deacon 6 Aug 1843, priest 14 Aug 1844 (both Barbados) ; Rector of St.George and St.Andrew, Tobago 1844-51 ; Rector of Recquia, St.Vincent, West Indies 1851-4 ; returned to England 1856 ; Curate, Wilmington, Kent 1856-62 ; emigrated to New Zealand 1863 ; Vicar of Karori, Wellington, New Zealand 16 Jan 1882 – Jun 1897 ; m. 13 Oct 1847 Caroline Mayer, second dau. of George Colquhoun Grant, Colonial Secretary and Treasurer of St.Vincent ; d.at Karori 22 Sep 1905.
DASENT, BURY IRWIN, son of John Roche Dasent (qv) and his second wife ; b. 12 Jul 1815 ; adm. 1 Oct 1827 ; Assistant Surgeon, Royal Westminster Opthalmic Hospital, in 1847 ; FRCS ; left England for West Indies on breakdown of marriage c.1848 ; consulting surgeon, Colonial Hospital, and police surgeon, Trinidad 1857 ; m. 4 Feb 1845 (divorced 1850) Elizabeth, youngest dau. of William Conyngham, Upper Gower Street, London ; d. in Trinidad 1872.
DASENT, SIR GEORGE WEBBE, son of John Roche Dasent (qv) and his second wife ; b. 22 May 1817 ; adm. 14 Apr 1830 (Stelfox); Min.Can.1832 ; left 1834 ; Magdalen Hall, Oxford, matr. 28 Apr 1836 ; BA 1840 ; MA 1843 ; DCL 1852 ; secretary to Sir Thomas Cartwright, British Minister at Stockholm, 1840-5 ; adm.Middle Temple 30 May 1844, called to bar 30 Jan 1852 ; adm.advocate, Doctors’ Commons 2 Nov 1852 ; assistant editor, The Times 1845-70, during its editorship by his brother-in-law John Delane ; Professor of English Literature and Modern History, King’s Coll.London 1853 ; a Civil Service Commissioner Jan 1870 – Aug 1892 ; knighted 27 Jun 1876 ; a Scandinavian scholar ; author, The Story of Burnt Njal, 1861, and other works ; his novel Annals of an Eventful Life contains some interesting reminiscences of the School ; m. 4 Apr 1846 Fanny Louisa, third dau. of William Frederick Augustus Delane, Easthampstead, Berks., barrister; d. 11 Jun 1896. ODNB.
DASENT, GEORGE WILLIAM MANUEL, second son of Sir George Webbe Dasent (qv) ; b. 29 Apr 1849 ; adm. 3 Jun 1858 ; QS 1864 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1868, matr. 30 May 1868 ; 1st cl. Classical Moderations 1870 ; drowned while bathing at Sandford Lasher, near Oxford, 30 Apr 1872. Memorial window in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.
DASENT, JOHN, eldest son of James Dasent, Assistant Judge of Nevis, West Indies, and Frances Hickman ; b. 19 Feb 1734/5 ; adm. Jan 1749/50 ; left 1751 ; Attorney-General and subsequently Assistant Judge, Nevis ; Chief Justice of Nevis from 1767 ; m. Eleanor, dau. of James Roche, Martinique ; buried Nevis 22 Apr 1787.
DASENT, JOHN BURY, eldest son of John Roche Dasent (qv) and his first wife ; b. 22 Dec 1806 ; adm. 19 Jan 1820, from Rugby Sch. ; left Dec 1823 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 7 Dec 1823 ; migr. to Trinity Hall, adm. 26 Feb 1825, matr.Mich.1825 ; 1st in Civil Law classes 1828 ; LLB 1830 ; adm.Middle Temple 18 Oct 1823, called to bar 19 Apr 1833 ; special pleader and member Norfolk circuit ; County Court Judge (Bow and Shoreditch) 2 Oct 1858 – Jan 1884 ; m. 18 Aug 1838 Jane Camden, third dau. of Mark Dyer French, Tortola, West Indies, barrister ; d. 7 Apr 1888.
DASENT, JOHN ROCHE, eldest son of John Dasent (qv) ; b.2 Jul 1772 ; adm.29 Jan 1787 ; adm.Middle Temple 28 Nov 1789, called to bar 10 Feb 1815 ; Attorney-General, St.Vincent, from 1806 ; m.1st, Feb 1806 Harriet Frances, dau. of Alexander Burrowes Irwin, The Kills, co.Tipperary, and Union Estate, St.Vincent ; m.2nd, Charlotte Martha, sister of his first wife ; d. at St.Vincent 15 Feb 1832.
DASENT, SIR JOHN ROCHE, eldest son of Sir George Webbe Dasent (qv) ; b. 24 Jan 1847 ; adm.14 Jun 1856 ; QS 1861 ; twice stoned by the “Skis” and was wounded by the frying-pan at the “booking” of the Cook on Shrove Tuesday 28 Feb 1865 (see Lusus Alt.West., 2nd series, 304-8) ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1865, matr. 7 Jun 1865 ; BA 1869 ; MA 1872 ; adm.Middle Temple 10 Nov 1882, called to bar 17 Jun 1885 ; secretary to his uncle John Delane, editor of the Times ; entered Education Department as Junior Examiner Jul 1876 ; private secretary to Lords Spencer, Carlingford, Kimberley and Rosebery as Lord President of the Council, and to Lord Spencer as Lord Lieut.Ireland, in Liberal governments 1880-5, 1886 and 1892-5 ; CB 2 Jul 1895 ; Assistant Secretary, Board of Education 1900 ; knighted 26 Jun 1908 ; retired 1908 ; edited The Acts of the Privy Council of England 1542-1604, 32 vols, 1890-1907 ; m. 27 Jul 1878 Ellen, younger dau. of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Henry John Codrington KCB, Royal Navy ; d. 21 Nov 1914.
DASHWOOD, ALEXANDER WILTON, brother of Thomas John Dashwood (qv) ; b. 25 Sep 1796 ; adm. 1 Feb 1810 ; left 1813 ; Merton Coll.Oxford, matr. 23 Jun 1815 ; Cornet, 19th Light Dragoons 23 Apr 1818 ; Lieut., 1 Nov 1821 ; 71st Foot, 4 Apr 1822 ; Capt., 23 Oct 1823 ; Maj., half-pay, unattached, 19 Sep 1826 ; Brevet Lieut.-Col., 23 Nov 1841 ; m. 15 May 1827 Marianne, dau. of Peter Still, Lincoln’s Inn and Harley Street, London, solicitor ; d. 15 Mar 1877.
DASHWOOD, CHAMBERLAYNE, brother of Robert Dashwood (qv) ; b. ; not in admissions, but at school by 30 Sep 1728 (Morel) (initial payment by his Dashwood grandfather to Mrs Morel for “Cham. & Bobs bord”, Townsend, The Oxfordshire Dashwoods, 1922, 21, a further payment for both boys followed on 1 Feb 1728/9, and a payment for Chamberlayne Dashwood only 21 Aug 1730) ; Cornet 15 Jul 1731, 2nd Dragoon Guards 5 Apr 1732 ; Lieut., 25 Apr 1741 ; d.unm. 8 Sep 1743.
DASHWOOD, GEORGE, son of Lieut.-Col.George Dashwood, St.Ann’s, Westminster, and Algerina, dau. of Sir Algernon Peyton, Bart. ; b. 12 Mar 1703/4 ; adm. Oct 1715 ; in under school list 1717 ; University Coll.Oxford, matr.12 Jul 1720 ; of Peyton Hall, Suffolk ; m.9 Jun 1739 his cousin Margaret, sister of Sir Thomas Peyton, Bart. (qv) ; d. 20 Mar 1762.
DASHWOOD, HENRY, brother of George Dashwood (qv) ; bapt.St.Anne, Soho 9 Apr 1706 ; adm. (aged 10) Apr 1716 ; left 1716.
DASHWOOD, ROBERT, eldest son of Richard Dashwood, Ledwell Hall, Oxfordshire, and Elizabeth, youngest dau. of Thomas Lewis, Stanford, Notts. ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Jul 1727 (Morel) (see Townsend, The Oxfordshire Dashwoods, 1922, 21, as cited under Chamberlayne Dashwood (qv)) ; in school list 1729 ; adm.Inner Temple 24 Jun 1729 ; apprenticed to John Way, Lyon’s Inn, attorney, 23 Jun 1730 ; Comptroller of Customs, Port of Dublin, from Jun 1733 ; of Sandford, Oxfordshire ; m. his cousin Anne, dau. of Francis Lewis, Stanford, Notts. ; d. 15 Oct 1757.
DASHWOOD, ROBERT ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Oct 1727 ; left 1733. [presumably “Samuel Dashwood” in school list Feb 1727/8, first form] [if Christian name really Samuel, he would have been Samuel Dashwood, son of George Dashwood MP, Heveningham Hall, Suffolk, and Catherine, eldest dau. of Robert Bristow MP, Micheldever, Hampshire ; bapt.St.Andrew, Holborn 18 Feb 1716 (IGI) [or 1716/7 ?] ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr. 29 Apr 1735 ; MA 1738 ; DCL 30 May 1752 ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1740-1 ; of Well Vale, Lincs. ; m.1744 Anne, dau. of James Bateman, Well Vale, Lincs. ; d. 1794] [Record shows Chamberlayne Dashwood (qv) as being in school lists 1733-5, but he had left the School by then, and these entries presumably relate to the present individual]
DASHWOOD, THOMAS JOHN, eldest surviving son of Thomas Dashwood, Calcutta, Senior Merchant, EICS Bengal, and Charlotte Louisa, dau. of James Auriol, Lisbon, Portugal, merchant, and sister of John Lewis Auriol, EICS Bengal ; b. 27 Nov 1792 ; adm. ; left 1808 ; Writer, EICS Bengal 8 May 1808 ; at Haileybury Coll.1808-9 ; arrived in India 6 Sep 1810 ; Assistant to Register of Sudder Dewanny and Nizamut Adawlut 1811, to Magistrate of Twenty-Four Parganas 1812 ; Register, Twenty-Four Parganas 1812 ; on furlough in England 1818-23 ; Judge of Dewanny Adawlut, Tirhoot 1823 ; officiating Judge, Patna Court of Circuit 1828 ; Civil and Sessional Judge, Tirhoot 1832 ; m. 13 Jun 1822 Susan, dau. of Thomas Wodehouse (qv) ; d. on board a steam boat off Mirzapur, India 17 Jun 1836.
D’ASSIGNY, — ; b. ; in under school list 1724.
D’ASSIGNY, FIFIELD, son of Rev. Marius D’Assigny BD, Vicar of Blackmore, Essex, and his second wife Rebecca Fifield ; bapt. St.Pancras Old Church 3 Jul 1711 (IGI : Christian name not stated); adm. (aged 13) Jun 1724 ; in under school list 1725 ; apprenticed to William Vicaris, citizen and apothecary 7 Jun 1726 ; a medical practitioner in Dublin ; there is no evidence that he took the degree of M.D. attached to his name on the title-page of one of his books ; author, Poems on Several Occasions, in which are inserted, the verses spoken by the King’s Scholars at Westminster, at their annual feast on Queen Elizabeth’s birth-day, for the year 1729-30, 1730, A Serious and Impartial Enquiry into the Cause of the Present Decay of Free-Masonry in the Kingdom of Ireland, 1744, and another book on freemasonry ; buried St.Werburgh’s Churchyard, Dublin 10 Jan 1744/5.
DAUNCEY, — ; b. ; adm.Midsummer 1806 ; left 1807.
DAUNEY, see also DAWNAY.
DAUNEY, FRANCIS HASTINGS, elder son of Alexander Dauney, Lexham Gardens, South Kensington, barrister, Bencher Inner Temple, and Emily Ellen, only dau. of John Hastings MD, London and Weston Grove, Surrey ; b.12 Mar 1861 ; adm.12 Jun 1873 ; left Christmas 1876 ; adm.solicitor Jun 1885 ; practised in Suffolk Street, London, to retirement 1914 ; d. 9 Jul 1944.
DAVENANT, HENRY ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Apr 1745 ; left 1747. [note will Henry Davenant, St.Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey, gent., proved PCC 29 Mar 1791]
DAVENANT, JAMES ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Apr 1745 ; left 1748. [note will James Davenant, Pembridge, Herefs., proved PCC 3 May 1776] [adm. Gray’s Inn 18 Apr 1761, of Pembridge, Herefs.]
DAVENPORT, DAVIES, second son of Davies Davenport, Woodford and Marton, Cheshire, and Inner Temple, London, barrister, and Penelope, sister of John Ward (qv) ; b. 2 Oct 1723 ; adm.Jun 1737 ; left 1740 ; Balliol Coll.Oxford, matr.2 Feb 1740/1 ; adm.Inner Temple 25 Oct 1742 ; perhaps “Daniel Davenport” reported at Capua, Italy, in 1753 ; of Capesthorne, Cheshire ; m.24 May 1755 Phoebe, dau. and coheiress of Richard Davenport (qv) ; d. 12 Feb 1758.
DAVENPORT, RANDOL ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1630 (Bodleian Library, Tanner MSS lxix, f.137). [perhaps Randall Davenport, St.Andrew’s, Holborn, m. by 1638 Elizabeth —]
DAVENPORT, RICHARD, son of George Davenport, Calveley, Cheshire, and Bridget, dau. of Edward Mainwaring, Whitmore, Staffs. ; b. ; at school under Freind (R.F.Scott, ed., Admissions to St.John’s Coll.Camb., pt iii, 379); St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.17 Feb 1724/5, aged 18, matr.1725 ; adm.Inner Temple 16 Aug 1725 ; of Wootton Hall, Staffs., where he entertained Jean Jacques Rousseau and his mistress Thérèse Le Vasseur Mar 1766 – May 1767 ; m. 17 Jan 1729/30 Phoebe, dau. of Joseph Bagnall, Roehampton, Surrey, “a great dealer in London” ; d. 7 May 1771.
DAVENPORT, SIR THOMAS, brother of Davies Davenport (qv) ; b. 14 Jan 1733/4 ; adm.Apr 1748 ; left 1750 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr. 14 Jan 1750/1 ; adm.Inner Temple 2 Feb 1753, called to bar 5 Jul 1764 ; MP Newton (Lancashire) from 1780 ; Solicitor-General to Queen Charlotte 1781-2 ; Serjeant-at-law 25 Jun 1783 ; knighted 27 Jun 1783 ; m. c.Sep 1770 Jane, dau. of Robert Seel, Liverpool, merchant ; d. at York while on circuit 25 Mar 1786.
DAVERS, HENRY, brother of Sir Robert Davers, Bart.(qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Jan 1747/8 ; left 1748 ; Lieut., Royal Navy 2 Jun 1756 ; shot himself on board ship 1759 (will dated 13 Jan 1759, proved PCC 11 Sep 1759).
DAVERS, JERMYN, illegitimate son of Sir Jermyn Davers, Bart., M.P., and Margaretta (whom he married 21 Oct 1729), eldest dau. of Rev.Edward Green, Rector of Drinkstone, Suffolk ; b. 4 Dec 1720 ; adm.Jan.1728/9 ; left 1730 ; emigrated to Virginia ; d.unm. at sea (will dated Jul 1744, not proved until 22 Mar 1750/1).
DAVERS, SIR ROBERT, BART., eldest legitimate son of Sir Jermyn Davers, Bart., MP, and Margaretta, eldest dau. of Rev.Edward Green, Rector of Drinkstone, Suffolk ; b. ; succ.as 5th baronet 20 Feb 1742/3 ; adm. (aged 9) Jun 1745 ; left 1751 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.nob.24 Jan 1752, matr. Lent 1752, but did not graduate ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1756 ; was in North America 1761-3 ; killed in a boat by Indians on or near Lake Huron Jun 1763 (and allegedly later eaten by them); unm.
DAVID, — ; b. ; in school list 1754.
DAVID, PHILIP PETER, son of John David, Westminster, and Blanche Baraille (IGI) [probably dau. of Peter Baraille] ; b. 13 Dec 1740 ; adm. ; KS (aged 14) 1755 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1759, adm.pens.14 Jun 1759, scholar 2 May 1760, matr.Mich.1759 ; BA 1763 ; MA 1766 ; Minor Fellow Trin.Coll. 2 Oct 1765, Major Fellow from 2 Jul 1766 ; ordained priest 9 Oct 1763 (Winchester) ; Curate, Ockham, Surrey 1763 ; d. Aug 1766.
DAVID, RICHARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Jul 1749 ; in school list 1754.
DAVIDSON, HENRY ; b. ; adm. 22 Apr 1782. [maybe Henry Davidson, son of Duncan Davidson MP, Tulloch, Ross-shire, West India merchant, and his first wife Louisa, dau. of Thomas Spencer ; b. 1771 ; a West India merchant ; of Tulloch, Ross-shire ; DL JP ; m. 9 Dec 1797 Elizabeth Caroline, dau. of John Deffell, Gower Street, London, West India merchant ; d. 7 Jan 1827]
DAVIE, JOHN, son of Rev.Samuel Davie, Rector of Tattenhall, Cheshire, and Mary, dau. of Robert Hyde, Barrow [Cheshire ?]; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Nov 1719 ; in under school list 1724 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.22 Mar 1727/8 ; BA 1731 ; MA 1734 ; Fellow of Brasenose Coll. 6 Feb 1732/3 – 2 Apr 1751, Vice-Principal 1745-6, Junior Bursar 1746-7, Senior Bursar 1748-50 ; ordained deacon 2 Jun 1735 (Oxford) ; Rector of Selham, Sussex 17 Apr 1749 – May 1750 ; Rector of St.Mary’s, Whitechapel, London, from 9 Jan 1749/50 ; d. 9 Aug 1756.
DAVIE, SIR JOHN, BART., elder son of Sir John Davie, Bart., and Elizabeth, dau. of John Acland, Killerton, Devon ; bapt. 4 Aug 1731 ; succ. as 7th baronet Aug 1737 ; adm. (aged 15) Feb 1746/7 ; left 1749 ; Magdalen Coll.Oxford, matr. 9 Apr 1750 ; MA 21 Nov 1754 ; High Sheriff, Devon 1761 ; m.7 Jul 1763 Catharine, dau. of John Stokes, Rill, Devon ; d. 18 Sep 1792.
DAVIE, WILLIAM, brother of Sir John Davie, Bart. (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Feb 1746/7 ; left 1749 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.1 Jun 1753 ; BA 1757 ; MA 1760 ; ordained deacon 24 Sep 1758, priest 7 Jan 1759 (both Exeter); Vicar of Exminster, Devon, from 8 Jan 1759 ; Vicar of Wolborough, Devon, from 1760 ; Domestic Chaplain to Frances, Dowager Countess of Lichfield 20 May 1765, to George Henry Lee (qv), Earl of Lichfield 3 Oct 1767 ; Rector of Tedburn St.Mary, Devon, from 1767 ; m. Bridget, dau. of John Bertie (qv) ; buried Exminster 14 Feb 1778.
DAVIES, — ; b. ; in school list 1754.
DAVIES, — ; b. ; in school lists 1764 ; left Christmas 1764.
DAVIES, — ; b. ; in school list Dec 1788.
DAVIES, ARTHUR MERCER, brother of Richard Hunter Davies (qv) ; b. 17 Sep 1853 ; adm.28 Jan 1867 ; QS 1868 ; left Whitsun 1872 ; Westminster Hospital ; student exhibitioner 1875 ; LSA 1879 ; MRCS 1880 ; DPH (Cambridge) 1889 ; entered Army Medical Department ; Surgeon-Capt., 30 Jul 1881 ; Surgeon-Maj., 30 Jul 1893 ; Lieut.-Col., 30 Jul 1901 ; retired 17 Sep 1908 ; served Egyptian War 1882, Sudan expedition 1884, Nile expedition 1884-5 ; Assistant Professor of Hygiene, Army Medical School, Netley 1886-92 ; Professor of Hygiene, Royal Army Medical College 1906-8 ; author, The Handbook of Hygiene, 1895, and other works ; m. 1 Jul 1886 Evelyn Crosbie, dau. of Capt.David Aird, Royal Navy, Pembroke, South Wales ; d.Oct 1929.
DAVIES, CHAMBERLAIN, son of Matthew Davies, Llangunllo [and Presteigne ?], Radnorshire ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Nov 1728 ; KS 1730 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1734, matr.12 Jun 1734, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1734 – void 25 Feb 1742 (expiry of year of grace as R.New Radnor) ; BA 1738 ; ordained deacon 1 Jun 1740 (Oxford), priest 22 Feb 1740/1 (Winchester, litt.dim.from Hereford) ; Rector of New Radnor, Radnorshire, from 24 Feb 1740/1 ; m. 29 Jun 1743 Anne, sister of Humphrey Mainwaring Howorth (qv) ; d. before 26 May 1744.
DAVIES, CHARLES, son of John Davies, Sussex ; b. ; adm. ; Min.Can. (aged 14) 1650 (Chapter Muniments 43057).
DAVIES, EDWARD, son of John Davies, Llanrwst, Denbighshire ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1676 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1678, matr. 4 Feb 1678/9, aged 17, Westminster Student 26 Dec 1678 – void 1693, Tutor 1686 ; BA 1682 ; MA 1685 ; ordained deacon 19 Dec 1686, priest 18 Dec 1687 (both Sodor & Man for Oxford).
DAVIES, EDWARD READ, eldest son of Edward Davies, Cefnceido Hall, Rhayader, Radnorshire, landowner, and Mary, dau. of David Charles Read, The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, landscape painter ; b.12 Jan 1869 ; adm.from Dulwich Coll. (H) 16 Jun 1881 ; left 1887 ; Balliol Coll.Oxford, matr.18 Oct 1888 ; BA 1894 ; MA 1896 ; shot for Oxford v.Cambridge for the Chancellor’s Plate at Bisley 1892 ; Maj., Army Service Corps (1st London Regt.) 1 Apr 1908 (TF) ; served with Home forces 1914-18 ; Recruiting officer, London 1916-8 ; mentioned in despatches Feb 1917 ; reserve 1919 ; retd. 1921 ; m. 2 Feb 1907 Mary Ethel Maude, youngest dau. of Joseph Burleigh, Abbey Road, Kilburn, Middlesex, and Calcutta, India, hide broker ; d. 10 Sep 1945.
DAVIES, GRIFFITH ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1682 ; left 1684.
DAVIES, HENRY, “a poor kinsman” of Mr Coningsby, Gentleman Usher to Queen Elizabeth I (i.e. Richard Coningsby MP) ; b. ; adm.1586 (deduction from statement in 1592 that Davies’s father “hathe kepte the said Henrye theis 6 yeres at schoole at Westminster”) ; QS 1592 ; see Acts of the Privy Council,N.S. xxii, 592, for a letter to the Dean of Westminster dated 25 Jun 1592, requesting the admission of Davies as QS “at your nowe election”.
DAVIES, HENRY TOUCHET, son of John Touchet (qv) ; b. ; adm. 8 Oct 1810 (as Henry Touchet) ; in school list Oct 1814 ; inherited Lloyd Jack estate, Llanfihangel Ystrad, Cardiganshire, under provisions of will of his cousin David Davies of Ystrad, and assumed additional surname of Davies by royal licence 26 Apr 1823 ; DL Cardiganshire 1825 ; latterly of Henley in Arden, Warwickshire ; m. 1832 Charlotte Eliza, only dau. of Lieut.-Col. … Davies ; d. 2 Apr 1863, aged 62.
DAVIES, JAMES, eldest son of Rev.James Davies, Rector of Barton Mills, Suffolk, and — , dau. of Rev.Richard Lloyd, Rector of Tilehurst and Vicar of Sonning, Berks., and sister of Right Rev.William Lloyd DD, Bishop of St.Asaph ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1685 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1687, adm.pens.2 Jun 1687, aged 17, scholar 27 Apr 1688 ; BA 1690/1 ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1691 (Ely), priest 24 Sep 1693 (Norwich); Curate, Tuddenham St.Mary, Suffolk 1692 ; Vicar of Cavenham, Suffolk, and Rector of Tuddenham St.Mary, Suffolk, from 12 Dec 1698 ; m. Ann — ; d. 17 Apr 1749.
DAVIES, JOHN, brother of Robert Davies (qv) ; b. ; at school under Busby (W.W.R.Ball & J.H.Venn, eds., Admissions to Trin.Coll.Camb., ii, 557) ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.1 Feb 1685/6, aged 17, fellow commoner 27 Apr 1688 ; MA 1690 ; DD 1715 ; Fellow of Peterhouse, Camb., 1690-1704 ; adm.Inner Temple 12 May 1686 ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1690 (Lincoln), priest 24 Sep 1693 (Lichfield) ; presented to Cherry Hinton, Cambs., but not instituted ; Prebendary of St.Asaph from 29 May 1697 ; Prebendary of Hereford from 27 Nov 1711 ; Precentor of St.David’s from 30 Nov 1717 ; Vicar of Ceri, Montgomeryshire, from 1717 ; Rector of Kingsland, Herefs., from 5 Apr 1721 ; Domestic Chaplain to Adam Ottley, Bishop of St.Davids (occurs 1721) ; m.1st, 7 Jan 1702 (IGI) Honora, widow of Thomas Ravenscroft MP, Broadlane, Flintshire, and dau. of Ralph Sneyd, Keele Hall, Staffs. ; m.2nd, Isabella, Woman of Bedchamber to Queen Anne, widow of Right Rev.John Hartstonge DD, Bishop of Derry, and dau. of Samuel Danvers, Battersea, Surrey, sugar refiner ; d.14 Dec 1732.
DAVIES, JOHN, elder son of John Davies (at school under Busby, qv), and his first wife ; bapt. 3 Feb 1703/4 ; adm.1717 ; Min.Can. (aged 14) 1718 ; Peterhouse, Cambridge, adm.pens.3 Jun 1721, Hale Scholar 4 Jul 1721, 29 Jun 1722 ; of Dean Park, Tenbury, Worcs. ; m. 3 Jun 1725 Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Howard, Corby Castle, Cumberland ; d. 5 Sep 1735.
DAVIES, JOHN, son of John Davies, Brentwood, Essex ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Jan 1752 ; KS 1757 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1761, adm.pens.21 May 1761, scholar 30 Apr 1762, matr. Easter 1762 ; BA 1765 ; MA 1768 ; BD 1790 ; Minor Fellow, Trin.Coll. 2 Oct 1766, Major Fellow from 6 Jul 1768, college offices held including those of Junior Bursar 1782-90 and Vice-Master 1797-1805 ; Sub-Librarian, Cambridge Univ. from 1783 ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1766 (Lincoln), priest 14 Jun 1772 (Peterborough) ; Vicar of Shudy Camps, Cambs., 8 May 1784 – May 1786 ; Vicar of Flintham, Notts., 13 Dec 1785 – Jun 1804 ; Perpetual Curate of Kneeton, Notts., 22 Mar 1786 – May 1804; Rector of Orwell, Cambs., from 19 Jan 1804 ; d. unm. 1 Feb 1817.
DAVIES, RICHARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Jan 1752 ; in school list 1754.
DAVIES, RICHARD HUNTER, eldest son of Rev.Mercer Davies, Curate, St.Margaret’s, Westminster, and Chaplain, Westminster Hospital, and Frances Mercer, dau. of Job Hunter, Compton Terrace, Islington, music master ; b. 26 Jul 1851 ; adm.19 Jun 1865 ; QS 1866 ; left May 1870 ; cashier with Gas Coal & Coke Co. (1881 Census) ; m. 8 Dec 1878 Elizabeth Jane, dau. of William Heyshaw Trumble ; d. 25 Jun 1918.
DAVIES, ROBERT, eldest son of Mytton Davies MP, Gwysaney, Flintshire, and Elizabeth, only dau. of Sir Thomas Wilbraham, Bart., Woodhey, Cheshire ; b.15 Mar 1658/9 ; adm. ; BB 1674 ; KS 1675 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1679, adm.pens., scholar 23 Apr 1680 ; adm.Inner Temple 11 Feb 1677/8 ; of Llanerch, Denbighshire and Gwysaney, Flintshire ; High Sheriff, Denbighshire 1687, Flintshire 1704 ; an antiquary and collector of old Welsh manuscripts ; m. 2 Dec 1681 Letitia, dau. of Edward Vaughan MP, Trawscoed, Cardiganshire ; d. 8 Jul 1710. ODNB.
DAVIES, THOMAS, son of Richard Davies, London ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1648 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1651, adm.pens.24 Jun 1651, scholar 1651, matr.Easter 1652.
DAVIES, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1666 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1668, adm.pens.5 Jun 1668, scholar 1669 ; BA 1671/2 ; MA 1675 ; Fellow of Trinity Coll.1674 – c.1689 ; ordained deacon 18 Sep 1675 (Coventry & Lichfield) ; Rector of Papworth Everard, Cambs., 16 Oct 1689 – Aug 1693 ; Rector of Abington, Northants, from 23 Jan 1692/3 ; m. 6 Aug 1691 Ann Heron, Northampton ; d. 1709 (successor instituted 3 Apr 1710).
DAVIES, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1678.
DAVIES, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm.7 Jun 1784 ; left Whitsun 1785.
DAVIES, WILLIAM COWELL, eldest son of Rev.Thomas Zephaniah Davies, Vicar of Whitford, Flintshire, and Emma, youngest dau. of John Cowell, Margate, Kent ; b.7 Oct 1848 ; adm.(G) 4 Feb 1862 ; BB 20 Jun 1862 ; QS 1863 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge (with Triplett) 1867,adm.pens. 8 Jul 1867, matr.Mich.1867 ; ran in hurdles against Oxford 1870,1871 ; BA 1871 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 15 Apr 1871, called to bar 26 Jan 1874 ; equity draughtsman and conveyancer ; a Chancery reporter for Incorporated Council of Law Reporting from Jun 1889 ; m. 1 Jun 1876 Harriet Catherine Isabel, youngest dau. of Rev.Arthur Johnson, Canonbury Square, Islington, schoolmaster ; d. 22 Nov 1911.
DAVIS, — ; b. ; in under school list 1721.
DAVIS, CHARLES ; b. ; in school list 1797 ; left Whitsun 1799. [Perhaps younger brother of Henry John Davis, qv]
DAVIS, EDWARD, brother of Henry Hall Davis (qv) ; b.3 Jun 1813 ; adm.26 May 1823 ; Royal Academy Schools 1833 ; pupil of the sculptor Edward Hodges Baily RA ; a sculptor, specialising in portrait busts of his contemporaries ; exhibited at Royal Academy 1834-77 ; d. 14 Aug 1878.
DAVIS, GEORGE, son of James Davis, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland ; b. ; in school list 1741 ; KS (aged 14) 1745, still 1746 ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.25 May 1747 ; migrated to Queen’s Coll.Oxford 1 Jul 1748.
DAVIS, GEORGE AUGUSTUS, eldest son of Thomas Davis FRCS, London, and Boxmoor House, Herts., surgeon, Surgeon Extraordinary to William IV, and Maria Christiana, only dau. of John Spicer, Esher Place, Surrey [apparently stockbroker] ; nephew by marriage of William Page (KS 1791, qv) (Alum.Westmon., 1852, 508) ; b.17 Jun 1817 ; adm.30 Jun 1828 ; KS 1832 ; left 1833 ; St.George’s Hospital ; MRCS 1840 ; practised in Spring Gardens, Charing Cross ; d.23 May 1868. [perhaps m. 31 Dec 1840 Mary Ann Clarke]
DAVIS, HENRY, son of Henry Davis, London ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) May 1717 ; KS 1722 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1726, adm.pens.10 Jun 1726, scholar 14 Apr 1727 ; 10th in “ordo” 1729/30 ; BA 1729/30 ; MA 1733 ; BD 1742 ; DD 1749 ; Minor Fellow, Trinity Coll. 2 Oct 1732, Major Fellow 4 Jul 1733, Senior Fellow (at death) ; occasional tutor 1741, 1744,1745, Junior Dean 1746-7, Senior Dean 1747-8, Vice-Master 1764-6 ; ordained deacon 23 Dec 1733, priest 1 Jun 1740 (both Lincoln) ; Vicar of Over, Cambs., 10 Dec 1745 – Jul 1748 ; Vicar of Trumpington, Cambs., 1747 – Dec 1763 ; Rector of Fakenham, Norfolk, from 21 Jun 1763 ; d. unm. May 1770 (will proved PCC 6 Jun 1770).
DAVIS, HENRY ; b. ; adm. (aged 15) Jan 1739/40 ; left 1741.
DAVIS, HENRY HALL, eldest son of David Daniel Davis MD LRCP, Sheffield, Yorks., and later of Fitzroy Street, London, obstetric physician, and Catherine, only dau. of Henry Hall, Sheffield, cutler ; b. 20 Apr 1807 ; adm. 8 Feb 1822 ; “head boy of the T.B. but a home-boarder” 1826 ; Magdalen Hall, Oxford, matr.10 Jul 1830 ; migr. to Brasenose Coll., 1830, scholar 1832 ; ordained deacon 24 Jun 1838, priest 16 Dec 1838 (both Durham) ; d. 30 Nov 1859. [presumably m. 14 May 1835 (IGI) Emma Cobbledick]
DAVIS, HENRY JOHN ; b. ; in school lists 1797, 1801, May 1803 ; left 1803. [Perhaps elder brother of Charles Davis, qv]
DAVIS, RICHARD ; b. 23 Jul 1855 ; adm. (G) 28 Sep 1865 ; left Mar 1870.
DAVIS, ROBERT, son of Peter Davis, Wells, Somerset, barrister, Bencher Lincoln’s Inn, Recorder of Wells, and Susanna, dau. of Robert Bisse, Edington, Wilts. ; bapt. Wells Cathedral 10 Jan 1703/4 ; adm. (aged 13) Jul 1717 ; Min.Can.1718 ; KS 1719 ; Lincoln Coll.Oxford, matr.10 May 1723 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 3 Mar 1720/1, called to bar 16 Jun 1727 ; d. unm. Apr 1735 (General Evening Post3 Apr 1735).
DAVIS, ROBERT ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Nov 1727 ; in under school list 1729.
DAVIS, STAPLETON, son of John Davis, Montserrat, West Indies ; b. (Kingston, Jamaica) ; adm. ; QS (aged 15) 1713 ; Trinity Coll.Dublin, adm.pens.20 Aug 1717 ; Clare Hall, Cambridge, adm.pens.30 Aug 1718 ; migrated to Christ’s Coll., adm.pens.29 Feb 1719/20, fellow commoner 1720-2 ; BA 1721/2 (incorp.Oxford 22 May 1723) ; ordained deacon 28 May 1727 (Norwich), priest 17 Mar 1728/9 (Lincoln, as Davies) ; Chaplain, Royal Navy 1728 ; went out to St.Kitts, West Indies, with usual bounty of £20 as an “emigrant minister”, 12 Nov 1729 (licensed by Bishop of London as minister for Leeward Islands 27 Oct 1729) ; living 1744 ; author, Practical Sermons, 1756 ; m. Sarah Millward. [nephew of Patrick Blake, St.Kitts]
DAVIS, THOMAS WILLIAM, brother of George Augustus Davis (qv) ; b. 23 Sep 1829 ; adm. (G) 12 Feb 1844 ; QS 1844 ; left Midsummer 1846 ; a clerk, House of Lords from 31 Dec 1846 ; d. at Madeira 31 Oct 1859.
DAVIS, WALTER STEWART, third son of William Davis, Well Close, Gloucs., landowner, and Adelaide, third dau. of Miles Stringer, Effingham Hall, Surrey, tea dealer ; b. 23 Aug 1865 ; adm.(H, later G) 23 Sep 1880 ; left Aug 1883 ; joined ICS 16 Nov 1884 as Officiating Assistant District Superintendent of Police ; Assistant Political Officer, Black Mountain expedition 1888, 1891-2 ; with Chitral Relief Force 1895-6 ; Political Agent and Deputy Commissioner Nov 1905 ; Political Agent, Bhopal 1912 ; retired Jul 1920 ; JP (1927) Gloucestershire ; m. 5 Aug 1897 Georgina, youngest dau. of David Ross CIE, Dingwall, Inverness-shire, Traffic Manager Scinde Punjab and Delhi Railway ; d. 6 Jan 1946.
DAVIS, WILLIAM, son of Thomas Davis, Westminster ; b. ; adm. ; Min.Can.(aged 15) Jun 1709 ; QS 1710 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1714, matr.4 Jun 1714, Westminster Student 20 Dec 1714 – 34 (expiry year of grace as V.Staunton-on-Wye), Tutor 1719-26, Junior Censor 1725 ; BA 1718 ; MA 22 Mar 1720/1 ; secretary to Right Rev.George Smalridge (qv) ; ordained priest 31 May 1724 (Oxford) ; Vicar of Staunton-upon-Wye, Herefs., from 25 Apr 1733 ; Vicar of St.Martin and All Saints, Hereford, from 23 Jul 1754 ; d. 10 Feb 1790. [maybe William Davis MA, ordained deacon 9 June 1723 (Oxford), although described in ordination records as being of Pembroke College]
DAVIS, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Jun 1746 ; left 1746.
DAVIS, WILLIAM, son of Robert Davis, London ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Jun 1746 ; KS 1752.
DAVSON, SIR CHARLES SIMON, eldest son of George Louis Davson, Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana, manager British Guiana Bank, and Josephine, dau. of Joseph Charles King, Northwick Terrace, London, schoolmaster ; b. 20 May 1857 ; adm.26 Jan 1871 ; QS 15 Mar 1873 ; left Apr 1876 ; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, adm.pens. 15 Aug 1876, matr.Mich.1876 ; BA and LLB 1880 ; adm.Middle Temple 29 Apr 1878, called to bar 26 Jan 1882 ; British Guiana bar ; Stipendiary Magistrate, British Guiana 1888-98, Solicitor-General 1898-1905 ; Puisne Judge, Mauritius Supreme Court 1905-14 ; Chief Justice, Fiji, and Judicial Commissioner for the Western Pacific 3 Oct 1914-22 ; knighted 21 Feb 1917 ; m. 16 Jan 1889 Mary Rosa Matilda, dau. of Lynch Thomas MD, Barbados ; d. 6 Nov 1933.
DAVY, — ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1553-4 (Chapter Muniments).
DAVY, — ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1553-4 (Chapter Muniments).
DAWKINS, EDWARD HENRY, third son of Henry Dawkins MP, Over Norton, Oxfordshire, a Commissioner of Woods Forests and Land Revenues, and Augusta, dau. of Gen.Sir Henry Clinton KB MP ; bapt.Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire 25 Jun 1794 (IGI); adm. 29 Apr 1805 ; KS (aged 12) 1808 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr. 26 Jun 1812, aged 18 ; Fellow of All Souls Coll. 1815-35 ; BCL 1819 ; DCL 1824 ; ordained deacon 19 Dec 1819, priest 23 Dec 1820 (both Oxford) ; Vicar of West Markham, Notts., 10 Nov 1828 – res Apr 1858 ; of Moggerhanger House, Beds. ; m. 14 May 1835 Elizabeth, widow of his cousin George Augustus Dawkins, and dau. of Rev.Sir William Henry Cooper, Bart. ; d. 18 May 1859.
DAWNAY, HON.GODFREY, sixth son of Henry Dawnay, 2nd Viscount Downe (I) MP, and Mildred, dau. of William Godfrey, Thonock, Gainsborough, Lincs.; bapt. 7 Nov 1710 ; adm. (aged 12) Apr 1723 ; in Sixth form Jan 1727/8 ; in school list Feb 1727/8 ; Hart Hall, Oxford, matr.26 Jan 1730/1 ; BA 1733 ; adm.Middle Temple 4 Feb 1729/30 ; ordained deacon 9 Oct 1737 (Gloucester), priest 24 Sep 1738 (Lincoln) ; Curate, Kegworth, Leics., 1738 ; of Bloxworth, Dorset, in 1743 ; m. 4 Apr 1740 Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Sir Thomas D’Aeth, Bart. MP ; d. before 3 Aug 1784.
DAWSON, — ; b. ; adm. ; KS in 1613 (Chapter Muniments 33667,33669).
[DAWSON, — ; b. ; in school list Jan 1732/3 (sixth form). This, and/or the following entry, is likely to relate to Richard Dawson (qv) or William Dawson (qv)]
[DAWSON, — ; b. ; in school list Aug 1733 (fifth form)].
DAWSON, — ; b. ; in school list 1795.
DAWSON, AMBROSE PUDSEY, son of Richard Crosbie Dawson, Queen Anne’s Gate, Westminster, civil engineer, and Annie, dau. of George Ashby Pritt, Abercromby Square, Liverpool, solicitor ; b. 30 Mar 1843 ; adm.Jan 1854 ; QS 13 Apr 1859 ; rowed against Eton 1861, 1862 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1862, adm.pens.13 Sep 1862, matr.Mich.1862 ; BA 1866 ; MA 1874 ; ordained deacon 1866, priest 1867 (both Ripon) ; Curate, Bolton Abbey, Yorks., 1866-8, St.Peter’s, Bradford, Yorks., 1868-70 ; Vicar of St.John the Baptist, Clayton, Yorks., 1870-3 ; assistant master, Bradford GS 1874-8, Wyggeston Sch., Leicester 1878-89 ; Head Master, Kibworth-Beauchamp GS, Leics., 1889-1906 ; Rector of Harston, Leics., 1906-22 ; m. 30 Jul 1885 Mary, dau. of Rev.Joseph Empson Middleton, Vicar of Belton, Lincs. ; d. 26 Feb 1930.
DAWSON, CHARLES, eldest son of Thomas Dawson, Edwardstone Hall, Boxford, Suffolk, and Anne, only child of Thomas Manning ; b. 30 Dec 1776 ; adm.8 Jul 1788 ; KS 1791 ; adm.solicitor 24 May 1803 ; adm.Gray’s Inn 31 Oct 1826, called to bar 30 Jan 1837 ; inherited Edwardstone estate on death of father 1807 ; chairman, Bury QS ; DL JP Suffolk ; d.unm. 11 Mar 1855.
DAWSON, GEORGE AUGUSTUS, brother of Charles Dawson (qv) ; b. 17 Feb 1791 ; adm. ; left Christmas 1804 ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.12 Jun 1809 ; migrated to Clare Coll., adm.pens.25 Oct 1810, matr.Mich.1810 ; BA 1814 ; MA 1819 ; ordained deacon 21 May 1815, priest 9 Jun 1816 (both Lichfield & Coventry) ; Curate, Kingsbury ; Vicar of Edwardstone, Suffolk, from 27 Mar 1817 ; Chaplain to Earl of Belmore from 1841 ; m. 11 Aug 1830 Louisa, fourth dau. of Sir Thomas Pilkington, Bart., Chevet Park, Yorks. ; d. 18 Jan 1848.
DAWSON, HENRY TOWNLEY VESEY, younger son of Vesey Thomas Dawson, Lincoln’s Inn, barrister, and Catherine Maria, only dau. of Thomas Baylis, Woolwich Common, Kent ; b. 3 Jul 1855 ; adm.7 Oct 1867 ; QS 30 Jan 1871 ; left Dec 1873 ; “banker” (1881 Census) ; d. in Shasta County, California, USA 4 Nov 1902.
DAWSON, JOHN, of London ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1619, matr.9 Dec 1619, aged 16, Westminster Student to 1636 ; BA 1623 ; MA 1626 ; BD 1634 ; ordained ; Vicar of St.Mary Magdalen, Oxford (occurs 1635) ; licensed to preach 10 Mar 1635/6 ; Curate, Anstey, Herts., 1635-42 ; Vicar of Friern Barnet, Middlesex 15 Nov 1644-6, reinstituted c.1660 – res 1663 ; Vicar of Chediston, Suffolk (by 1662) ; Vicar of Westhall, Suffolk 1 May 1663 (to be held with Chediston) ; m. Elizabeth — ; buried Chediston 4 Sep 1684. [perhaps John Dawson BD, Rector of South Repps, Norfolk 2 Dec 1635 ; and perhaps John Dawson MA, ordained deacon and priest 19 Dec 1630 (both Norwich)]
DAWSON, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Jan 1717/8 ; in under school list 1720.
DAWSON, RICHARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Mar 1728/9 ; left 1733. [“Mr Richard Dawson” subscriber to Francklin, Epistles of Phalaris, 1749]
DAWSON, SAMUEL ; b. ; adm. (aged 7) Feb 1748/9 ; in school list 1752. [Perhaps Lieut., 36th Foot 31 Oct 1770, sold out 23 Dec 1773]
DAWSON, WILLIAM, son of William Dawson, Westminster ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Mar 1728/9 ; Min.Can.1733 ; left 1733.
DAY, — ; b. ; adm.1656 (school lists, 1656, last two quarters).
DAY, GEORGE, son of John Day, Norwich, Norfolk, wool and yarn factor, and Catherine, dau. of Rev. George Sandby DD, Chancellor of Norwich and Rector of Denton, Norfolk ; b. 15 Jun 1788 ; adm. 24 Jan 1801 (Clapham) ; KS 1802 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1806, but went to Merton Coll.Oxford, matr.17 May 1806 ; BA 1810 ; ordained deacon 23 Jun 1811, priest 21 Jun 1812 (both Norwich) ; Rector of Earsham, Norfolk, from 24 Jul 1812 ; Vicar of Bedingham, Norfolk, from 22 Sep 1825 ; m. 9 Feb 1810 Mary, sister of Anselm Jones (qv) ; d.10 Jul 1831.
DAY, GEORGE, eldest son of George Day (qv) ; b. 4 Mar 1811 ; adm.10 Jan 1825 ; KS 1825 ; Capt. of the School 1829 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1830, matr.28 May 1830, Westminster Student to 1842 ; BA 1834 ; MA 1836 ; ordained deacon 25 May 1834, priest 14 Jun 1835 (both Oxford) ; Curate, Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire 1834-40 ; Rector of Brightwell Baldwin, Oxfordshire 1841-90 ; m. 12 Oct 1841 Isabella Anne, second dau. of William Francis Lowndes-Stone, Brightwell Park, Oxfordshire ; d. 4 Jan 1900.
DAY, RALPH, son of Thomas Day, Carshalton, Surrey ; b. ; adm. ; Min.Can. (aged 13) 1629 ; KS 1630 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1634, matr. 1 Sep 1634, Westminster Student to 1646 ; BA 1638 ; MA 1641 ; adm.to practice medicine 2 Nov 1654.
DAY, WILLIAM FERDINAND, son of William Day, Queen Street, Mayfair, London, solicitor, and Rosa Angelica, dau. of Samuel Platt, and niece of Sir Thomas Joshua Platt, Kt, Baron of the Exchequer ; b. 29 Dec 1863 ; adm. 31 May 1877 (R) ; left Aug 1878 ; law student (in 1881).
DAYE, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 16) Sep 1715.
DAYRELL, SIR MARMADUKE, second son of Sir Thomas Dayrell, Kt, Shudy Camps, Cambs., and Sarah, dau. of Sir Hugh Wyndham, Bart., Pilsdon, Dorset ; b. ; at school under Busby (Adm.Reg., Magdalene Coll.Camb.) ; Magdalene Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.19 Oct 1664, aged 16, matr.1644 ; adm.Gray’s Inn 21 Nov 1668, called to bar 9 Nov 1680, ancient 25 Jun 1688 ; knighted 22 Mar 1684/5 ; of Shudy Camps, Cambs. ; m.1st, 12 Nov 1678 Mary, dau. of Sir Justinian Isham, Bart., MP ; m.2nd, 23 Feb 1681/2 Mary, dau. of William Glascock, Farnham, Essex ; d. 17 Oct 1729.
DEACON, CHARLES PARKE, brother of James Henry Deacon (qv) ; bapt.1784 ; at school 1794; in school lists 1795, 1797 ; Ensign, Royal Artillery [check] 1 Apr 1802 ; Lieut., 12 Sep 1803 ; Capt., 16 Dec 1808 ; half-pay 1 Aug 1822 ; served at battle of Maida, in Peninsular War and in American war of 1812 ; d. 8 Oct 1850 (will proved PCC 11 Jul 1851, as of 6 Graham Street, Eaton Square).
DEACON, HENRY WILLIAM, son of James Henry Deacon (qv) and his first wife ; b. 12 Oct 1823 ; adm. 20 Jan 1840 ; master of a pack of foxhounds with which he hunted the Tavistock district 1853-9 ; Master, Hampshire Hunt 1862-84 ; racehorse owner and breeder ; of Ropley Cottage, Ropley, Hampshire (1881 Census) ; m. 6 Dec 1860 Caroline Agnes, widow of Maj.Lewis Coker, 29thFoot, Bicester House, Oxford, and youngest dau. of James Pitman, Dunchideock House, Devon, Maj. East Devon Militia ; d. 18 Oct 1902.
DEACON, JAMES HENRY, son of James Deacon, Brixton, Surrey, and Frances — ; bapt. St Mary, Lambeth 24 Jun 1783 ; at school 1794 ; in school lists 1795,1797 ; a subscriber to OW Cricket Club 1828 ; [stockbroker, Finch Lane, Cornhill ?] ; of Holwell House, Tavistock, Devon ; m.1st, 23 Jan 1821 Flora Alicia, dau. of Maj. Joseph McVeagh, EICS Bengal, Drewstown, co.Meath ; m.2nd, 26 Jan 1846 Harriet Elizabeth, widow of Rev.Jonathan Phillips Carpenter, Rector of Sydenham Damerel, Devon, and dau. of Rev.William Garnier, Prebendary of Winchester ; d. 16 Jan 1861. [perhaps m.1st, 31 Jul 1815 Hester, dau. of Benjamin Goldsmid, he described as of Curzon Street]] [father perhaps Receiver of Grand Receipts, Customs, mother Frances Colyns] [partner, Hebdin & Co., Parliament Street, Westminster, army contractors 1809-17]
DEALTRY, — ; in school list 1764 ; left 19 Jul 1764. [Probably William Dealtry, son of Rev.John Dealtry, Rector of Skirpenbeck, Yorks., Prebendary of York and of Southwell ; bapt. Skirpenbeck, Yorks. 13 May 1747 (IGI); Jesus Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 8 May 1764, matr.Mich.1764 ; 5th Wrangler and BA 1768 ; MA 1771 ; Second Smith’s Prizeman ; Fellow, Jesus Coll. 1769-75 ; Proctor 1773 ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1769 (London), priest 6 Dec 1772 (Peterborough) ; Rector of Skirpenbeck, Yorks., from 20 Aug 1774 ; Rector of Bishop Wilton, Yorks. 1783 – Mar 1786 ; Domestic Chaplain to Lord Gray 3 Apr 1784 ; Rector of Barnby upon Don, Yorks. 1785 ; Prebendary of Southwell from 26 Feb 1785 ; Rector of Hatcliffe, Lincs., from 2 Mar 1786 ; Rector of Wigginton, Yorks., from 1786 ; m.1st, Feb 1776 Elizabeth Frances, dau. of Francis Barlow, Middlethorpe, Yorks ; m.2nd, 19 Jul 1803 Henrietta, fourth dau. of William Sotheron, Darrington, Yorks. ; d. 18 Jan 1834]
DEALTRY, FRANCIS WILLIAM, son of Rev.William Dealtry, Rector of Wigginton, Yorks., [probable OW, qv] and his first wife Elizabeth Frances, dau. of Francis Barlow, Middlethorpe, Yorks. ; bapt.St.Michael le Belfry, York 30 Nov 1778 (IGI); in school lists 1795,1797 ; Jesus Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 7 Feb 1797, matr.Mich.1798, scholar ; BA 1801 ; MA 1807 ; ordained deacon 18 Oct 1801 (York), priest 19 Dec 1802 (London, lit.dim. from York) ; Chaplain, Royal Navy 1803 ; Rector of Ingoldmells, Lincs., 4 Jan 1803 – Nov 1809 ; Rector of Upper Helmsley, Yorks., from 23 Aug 1813 ; d. 13 Feb 1822.
DEAN, see also ADEANE and DEANE.
DEAN, — ; b. ; in school list 1742.
DEAN, EDWARD BRIETZCKE, youngest son of Richard Betenson Dean (formerly Brietzcke), Brook Street, Hanover Square, London, Chairman Board of Customs, and Sobieski, fourth dau. of William Mostyn-Owen MP, Woodhouse, Shropshire ; b. 15 Dec 1813 ; adm.22 Jan 1828 ; left 1831 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.10 Nov 1831 ; BA 1835 ; BCL 1838 ; DCL 1843 ; Fellow, All Souls Coll., 1836-55 ; ordained deacon 10 Jun 1838, priest 25 May 1839 (both Oxford) ; Vicar of Lewknor, Oxfordshire 1842-57 [or 55, check] ; entered Roman Catholic Church ; m.11 May 1859 Charlotte, fourth dau. of Rev.Henry Taylor, Rector of Stoke Rochford, Lincs. ; d. 7 Nov 1878.
DEAN (or DEANE), THOMAS, b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1656, adm.pens.14 May 1656, scholar 1656, matr.Mich.1659 ; BA 1659/60 ; ordained deacon (Chichester) 17 Dec 1662 (as Deane), signed for priest’s orders (London) 16 Dec 1664 ; Curate, St.Mary’s, Savoy, London ; Perpetual Curate, St.James’s, Duke’s Place, London 2 Apr 1667 – Oct 1679.
DEANE, — ; b. ; adm. ; a pensioner 1566-9 (tutor, Prebendary Norley, and afterwards the Head Master) (Chapter Muniments 54010-8).
DEANE, — ; eldest son of Robert Price Deane, Antigua ; b. ; at school under Markham ; d. “at a Boarding-House in Westminster” Feb 1752/3 (Public Advertiser, 22 Feb 1752/3).
DEANE, H. ; b. ; adm. ; KS (Capt.) c.1626 (Chapter Muniments 33256).
DEANE, ROBERT, son of Nicholas Deane, Dorking, Surrey, distiller, and Mary Turner [Turnor ?], Dorking, Surrey ; bapt. Dorking, Surrey 13 Dec 1734 ; adm. (aged 11) Jan 1746/7 ; BB Ladyday 1748 ; left 1752 ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.1 May 1752, matr.Mich.1752 ; BA 1756 ; MA 1759 ; BD 1767 ; Fellow of St.John’s Coll. 3 Apr 1759-73 ; ordained deacon 14 Aug 1757 (Chichester, for Winchester (?)), priest 24 Dec 1758 (Lichfield, lit.dim. from Winchester) ; Curate, Mickleham, Surrey ; Rector of Wootton Bassett, Wilts., 27 Jan 1762 – May 1772 ; Rector of Barwick-in-Elmet, Yorks., from 30 Mar 1772 ; Rector of Castleford, Yorks., 9 Apr 1772 – Jun 1784 ; Rector of Kirkbramwith, Yorks., from 19 Jul 1784 ; “by means of small sums intrusted to him he is supposed to have relieved more debtors from prison than any other individual in the kingdom” (GM 1799, 345) ; m. May 1779 Hester, sixth dau. of Rev.Randolph Marriott DD, Rector of Driffield, Yorks. ; d. 6 Feb 1799.
DEARING, see also DERING.
DEARING, JOHN ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; buried in the Cloisters, Westminster Abbey 14 Jun 1621 (Chester, Westminster Abbey Registers, 117).
DEARMER, PERCY, brother of Thomas Edgar Dearmer (qv) ; b. 27 Feb 1867 ; adm. (G) 22 Jan 1880 ; left May 1881 ; subsequently at private school in Vevey, Switzerland ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.12 Jun 1886 ; BA 1890 ; MA 1896 ; BD and DD 1911 ; ordained deacon 1891, priest 1892 ; Curate, St.Anne’s, Lambeth 1891-4, St.John’s, Great Marlborough Street, 1894-7, Berkeley Chapel, Mayfair, 1897, St.Mark’s, Marylebone Road, 1898-1901 ; Vicar of St.Mary’s, Primrose Hill, Hampstead, Middlesex 1901-15 ; Secretary, London Christian Social Union 1891-1912 ; Chaplain to British Red Cross in Servia 1915 ; YMCA Lecturer, France 1916, Delhi 1917-8, Japan and USA 1918-9 ; a liturgical scholar and hymnologist ; Professor of Ecclesiastical Art, King’s Coll.London, from 1919, also Fellow King’s Coll.London ; Canon Residentiary, Westminster, from 1931 ; joint editor, The English Hymnal ; author, numerous publications on religious art, the liturgy and social questions ; m.1st, 26 May 1892, Mabel Jessie Prichard, artist and writer, dau. of Surgeon-Maj.William White ; m.2nd, 19 Aug 1916 Nancy, sister of Denis Knowles (qv) ; d. 29 May 1936. ODNB.
DEARMER, THOMAS EDGAR, eldest son of Thomas Dearmer, Carlton Vale, London, artist and drawing master, and Caroline Miriam, schoolmistress, dau. of Joseph Alexander Turner ; b.21 Oct 1863 ; adm. (G) 22 Sep 1876 ; left Whitsun 1878 ; d. 27 Dec 1892.
DE’ATH, GEORGE HANBY, brother of Harry Holmes De’Ath (qv) ; b. 16 Sep 1861 ; adm. (G) 22 Jan 1874 ; left Easter 1878 ; Guy’s Hospital ; MRCS 1884, LSA 1885; practised at Buckingham ; Coroner for Winslow division of Buckinghamshire ; m. 5 Aug 1886 Margaret Fair, youngest dau. of Edward Zimmermann, Castle Hill, Ealing, Middlesex, South American merchant ; d. 7 Jul 1901.
DE’ATH, HARRY HOLMES, son of Robert De’Ath MRCS LSA, West Street, Buckingham, medical practitioner, and Anne, dau. of Timothy Richard Holmes, Bury St.Edmunds, Suffolk, solicitor ; b. 20 Sep 1859 ; adm. (G) 27 Mar 1873 ; left Christmas 1875 ; adm.solicitor Feb 1882 ; retired from practice because of ill-health and lived at Ramsgate, Kent ; d. 10 May 1908.
DEBARY, PETER, son of Peter Debary, Westminster, and Susan Prevost (IGI) ; bapt. St.Martin’s in the Fields 3 Jan 1724 (IGI); adm. (aged 12) Jan 1736/7 ; Min.Can.1737 ; KS 1738 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1742, adm.pens.23 Jun 1742, scholar 22 Apr 1743 ; BA 1745/6 ; MA 1749 ; Minor Fellow, Trinity Coll. 3 Oct 1748, Major Fellow 5 Jul 1749 ; ordained deacon 4 Mar 1747/8 (Lincoln, lit.dim.from London), priest 19 Feb 1748/9 (Lincoln) ; Vicar of Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire, from 1 Nov 1755 ; Domestic Chaplain to Dowager Countess of Morton 17 Jan 1772 ; Vicar of Burbage, Wilts., from Jan 1772 ; m. c. 1768 (settlement apparently dated 18 Sep 1768 : but note that son was born c.1766) Ann, dau.of Richard Hayward, St.John’s, Westminster, and Weston in Arden, Warwickshire, sculptor ; d. 4 Jan 1814.
DEBARY, PETER, son of Peter Debary (qv) ; b. ; adm.6 Feb 1777 ; KS 1779 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1783, adm.pens.18 Jun 1783, aged 17, scholar 19 Apr 1784, matr.Mich.1783 ; BA 1787 ; MA 1790 ; BD 1830 ; Minor Fellow, Trinity Coll., 2 Oct 1789, Major Fellow 7 Jul 1790, a Senior Fellow 1816 ; an Usher at the School c.Nov 1788-96 ; ordained deacon 23 Dec 1787 (Salisbury), priest 21 Sep 1790 (Rochester) ; Rector of Eversley, Hampshire 19 Jan 1807-24 ; Vicar of Aysgarth, Yorks., 1824-30 [but check] ; Rector of Orwell, Cambs., 5 May 1830 – Oct 1835 ; d. unm. 9 Oct 1841.
DEBAT, DANIEL STEPHEN, son of Rev.Daniel Debat, Curate, Paddington, Middlesex, and Jane, dau. of John Du Commen, Yeoman of the Confectionery to Kings William III, George I and II; bapt.St.James, Paddington, Middlesex 16 Dec 1724 (IGI); adm. (aged 13) May 1738 ; Min.Can.1739 ; left 1741 ; Queen’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.29 Jan 1741/2, matr.1742 ; BA 1745/6 ; MA 1749 ; ordained deacon 5 Jun 1748, priest 18 Dec 1748 (both Lincoln) ; Curate, Rippingale, Lincs., 1748 ; Rector of Portishead, Somerset 8 Jun 1752 – Sep 1764 ; Domestic Chaplain to David Murray, 2nd Earl of Mansfield (qv) 1755 ; Rector of Christ Church, Bristol, from 4 Jun 1764 ; d. unm. 6 Apr 1785.
DE BEAUVOIR, SIR JOHN EDMOND, BART., eldest son of Sir John Edmond Browne, Bart., Palmerston, co.Mayo, and Margaret, second dau. of Matthew Lorinan, Ardee, co.Louth ; b. 10 Dec 1794 ; adm.23 Jul 1807 ; left 1812 ; familiarly known as “Paddy” Browne ; his mill in fighting green with John Francis Miller Erskine, later 9th Earl of Mar and 11th Earl of Kellie (qv), was witnessed by Princess Charlotte (Albemarle, Fifty Years of my Life, i, 299) ; Ensign, 26th Foot 3 Mar 1814, 104th Foot (half-pay) 14 May 1818 ; assumed surname of De Beauvoir in lieu of Browne 14 Oct 1826 ; claimed honour of knighthood as of right and was accordingly knighted by Lord Lieut.Ireland 9 Mar 1827 ; MP Windsor (Whig) Jan – Apr 1835 (unseated on petition) ; succeeded father as 2nd baronet 5 Sep 1835 ; the present coat of arms over the school doorway was presented by him to replace the former one which he had broken in his school days (see Elizabethan v, 234-5) ; m.1st, Feb 1825 Mary, widow of Vice Adm.John Macdougall, Royal Navy, and only dau. of Richard Wright, East Harling Hall, Norfolk ; m.2nd, 16 Mar 1867 Letitia, younger dau. of Rev.Charles Mann, Denvir Hall, Downham, Norfolk, Rector of Southery, Norfolk ; d. 29 Apr 1869.
DE BERG, CHARLES BERNARD ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1636, adm.pens.30 May 1636.
DEBORDES, LEWIS, son of James Debordes, Greenwich, Kent ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1700 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1704, adm.pens.15 Jun 1704, but did not matr. ; MA 1728 ; ordained priest 21 Sep 1712 (London) ; Curate, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey ; Vicar of Nazeing, Essex, 3 Dec 1719 – Apr 1721 ; Rector of St.Laurence, Newland, Essex 12 Oct 1720 – Dec 1728 ; Chaplain to Lionel Sackville, 1stDuke of Dorset (qv) ; Vicar of East Ham, Essex, from 4 Oct 1728 ; m. 16 Apr 1724 Philadelphia Chamberlain, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey ; d. 3 Sep 1733. [Perhaps Lewis Debordes, son of James Debordes and Martha —, bapt.St.Martin’s in the Fields 26 Jul 1683 (IGI), but date of baptism seems too early] [father perhaps Jacob Debordes, East Greenwich, mariner, ship Hampton Court, adm. 26 Aug 1707 to widow Martha]
DE BRUYN, PETER PHILIP VAN VIRGILO, son of Philip De Bruyn, [North Audley Street, London, apothecary ?] and Lucy Sisum ; b.11 Oct 1808 ; at Harrow School 1820 ; adm.16 Apr 1823 ; left Christmas 1825 ; Cadet, EICS Bengal 1826 ; Ensign (unattached) 13 May 1827 ; Bengal Native Infantry 31 Jan 1828 ; d. at sea 15 Jul 1832. [mother perhaps dau. of William Sisum (IGI)]
DE CARDONNEL, HON.GEORGE RICE, see RICE-TREVOR, GEORGE RICE, 4TH BARON DINEVOR.
DE CARDONNEL, PETER, brother of William De Cardonnel (qv) ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1673 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1678, matr. 4 Feb 1678/9, aged 18, Westminster Student from 26 Dec 1678 ; BA 1682 ; MA 1685 ; Tutor, Christ Church 1686-9, Catechist 1690-1 ; ordained deacon 25 May 1689, priest 15 Mar 1689/90 (both Sodor & Man for Oxford) ; buried Christ Church Cathedral 20 Mar 1698/9.
DE CARDONNEL, WILLIAM, son of Peter De Cardonnel, St.Margaret’s, Westminster, merchant and writer, originally from Caen, Normandy, France, and Katherine, dau. of Nicholas Pescod, Southampton, Hampshire, merchant ; b. ; adm. ; KS (Capt.) 1668 ; Magdalen Coll.Oxford, demy 1671-6, matr.14 Apr 1671, aged 16 ; BA 1674 ; MA 29 Jan 1677/8 ; Fellow of Merton Coll., Oxford, from 1676 ; hanged himself on the door of his bedchamber at Merton Coll. 23 Oct 1681 (Wood, Athenae Oxonienses, ed.Bliss, I, xciii-xciii, and Letters of Humphrey Prideaux, Camden Soc.Pub., NS, xv, 113-5).
DE CHAIR, HENRY, son of Henry De Chair, Christ Church, Newgate Street, London, and Amersham, Bucks., silk mercer, and Elizabeth, sister of Rev.Robert Brabant DD, Rector of Berkhamsted, Herts. ; b. 14 Nov 1711 ; adm. (aged 9) Oct 1720 (as Henry Dacier) ; in under school list 1721 (as De Chair) ; left 1721 ; not mentioned in father’s will dated 1729.
DE CHAIR, JOHN, son of Rev.Edward De Chair, Senior Cardinal of St.Paul’s Cathedral and Vicar of St.Pancras, Middlesex, and Dorothy — ; bapt. St.Pancras Old Church 19 Jul 1728 (IGI) ; adm. (aged 15) Jun 1744 ; left 1746 ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr.6 Apr 1747, Robinson exhibitioner 14 Nov 1753 ; BA 1750 ; MA 1753 ; DCL 22 Nov 1758 ; ordained deacon 23 Dec 1753 (Lincoln), priest 29 Sep 1757 (Gloucester) ; Chaplain, 46th Foot 10 Dec 1755 – still 1759 ; Rector of Little Rissington, Gloucs., from 20 Oct 1757 ; Vicar of Horley, Oxfordshire, from 10 Jun 1758 ; Curate, Octagon Chapel, Bath May 1767 ; Chaplain, 22nd Foot 18 Nov 1768 – still 1773 ; Chaplain to King George III from c.1770 ; m. 14 Jun 1760 Julia, third dau. of Sir William Wentworth, Bart., MP ; d. 1810 [check : certainly dead by Mar 1811].
DE CHAIR, LEWIS, brother of Henry De Chair (qv); b. 2 Sep 1720 ; adm. (aged 13) Jan 1733/4 (as Lewis Dacier), left 1737 (in school lists as Lewis De Chair 1734-6); adm.Inner Temple 23 May 1737 ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr. 18 May 1738, aged 17 ; d. c.1746 (will, as of Berkhamsted, Herts., dated 16 Feb 1744/5, proved PCC 22 Jul 1746).
DE CHEUSSES, FREDERIK HENRY, eldest son of Vincent Gidéon Henry de Cheusses, Lieutenant-General in Danish Army, of a French Huguenot family, and Henriette Lucrèce, dau. of Cornelis van Aerssen van Sommelsdijk, Governor of Surinam ; b. Dec 1701 ; at school under Knipe (“an elderly gentleman who spoke English very well having formerly been a Westminster schoolboy“, P.C.Yorke, ed, The diary of John Baker, barrister of the Middle Temple, 1931) ; officer in a Danish cavalry regiment ; Danish Ambassador at Berlin Apr 1743 – Nov 1746, St Petersburg 1746- Sep 1749, The Hague Apr 1753 – May 1769 ; Ridder 1757, Gehejmeraad 1765, Gehejmekonferensraad 1768 ; m. 30 Mar 1732 Sophie Ernestine Louise, dau. of Lieutenant-Gen. Frédéric Henri, Marquis de la Forest-Suzannet, officer in Danish army ; d. at Altona, Germany 21 Sep 1773.
DE CLIFFORD, BARONS, see SOUTHWELL.
DE COURCY, HON. — ; b. ; adm. 20 Jun 1764 ; left 1765 ; possibly De Courcy, a contemporary at Westminster School of Richard Tickell (qv), with whom he sang duets when at school, and “since of especial fame for hymns, and conventicle songs” (The World, 7 Apr 1787), but the statement about hymns seems to be a confusion of this De Courcy with Rev.Richard De Courcy, hymn composer, who was not educated at the School. [Probably one of the younger sons of John De Courcy, 25th Baron Kinsale (I), and Martha, dau. of William Heron, Dorchester, Dorset].
DE CROUSAZ, FRANCOIS DAVID, son of Lieut.-Col.Jean Louis De Crousaz, officer in English, Dutch and Swiss armies, and Suzanne, dau. of Etienne de Roux ; b. 20 Oct 1749 ; at school for nine years under Markham, Hinchliffe and Smith (R.F.Scott, ed., Admissions to St.John’s Coll.Camb., pt iii, 176, as Francis de Crousar); St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 4 Jul 1767, matr. Mich.1767, but did not graduate ; killed in hunting accident 25 Nov 1769.
DEE, ARTHUR, son of Rev.John Dee, Warden of Manchester College, the famous astrologer, and his second wife Jane, dau. of Bartholomew Fromond, East Cheam, Surrey ; b. 13 Jul 1579 ; adm.3 May 1592 (The Private Diary of Dr John Dee, Camden Soc Pub xix, 40); studied probably both at Oxford and at Cambridge ; settled in London with intention of practising medicine, but was cited before the College of Physicians as an unlicensed practitioner ; Physician to the Tsar of Russia 1621-35 ; Physician in Ordinary to King Charles I 13 Nov 1635, still 1641 ; latterly practising medicine in Norwich ; a student of hermetical philosophy and for many years a friend of Sir Thomas Browne ; author, Fasciculus Chemicus, Paris, 1631 ; m. 1602 Isabella, dau. of Edward Prestwych, Hulme, Lancs. ; d. Sep 1651. ODNB.
DEERHURST, GEORGE, VISCOUNT, see COVENTRY, GEORGE WILLIAM, 7TH EARL OF COVENTRY.
DE FONBLANQUE, JOHN ANTHONY (subsequently FONBLANQUE, JOHN ANTHONY DE GRENIER), second son of Jean De Grenier Fonblanque, London, merchant and banker, and Eleanor, dau. of Thomas Bagshaw, London ; b. ; adm. 24 Jan 1774 ; left Christmas 1774 ; at Harrow School 1774-6 ; St.John’s Coll.Oxford, matr.18 Nov 1780, aged 21 ; adm.Middle Temple 24 Sep 1777, called to bar 4 Jan 1783, Bencher 1 Jun 1804, Reader 1808, Treasurer 1815 ; KC 28 Apr 1804 ; MP Camelford 1802-6 ; assumed additional surname of De Grenier by royal licence 14 May 1828 ; regarded at his death as the “father of the English Bar” ; writer on legal topics ; m. 30 May 1786 Frances Caroline, dau. of Col.John Austen Fitzgerald, officer in Dutch Army ; d. 4 Jan 1837. ODNB.
DE FONBLANQUE, MILDMAY BARRINGTON, eldest son of Edward Barrington de Fonblanque, Deputy Comptroller, Commissariat Department, and Lavinia, dau. of Capt.Joseph Foot, Toronto, Canada, [31st Foot ?] ; b. 15 Jun 1845 ; adm. 23 Jun 1859 ; left Aug 1861 ; d. 27 Dec 1861.
DEGGE, — ; b. ; in under school list 1724.
DEGGE, HERVEY, brother of Staunton Degge (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Oct 1720 ; KS 1722 ; elected head to Trin.Coll.Camb.1726, adm.pens.10 Jun 1726, scholar 14 Apr 1727 ; 1st in “ordo” 1729/30 ; BA 1729/30 ; Minor Fellow. Trin.Coll., from 2 Oct 1732 ; d. 22 May 1733.
DEGGE, STAUNTON, son of Simon Degge, Derby, and his second wife Jane, youngest dau. of Hervey Staunton, Staunton, Notts. ; grandson of Sir Simon Degge, Kt., Recorder of Derby ; bapt. 14 Oct 1706 ; adm. (aged 11) Jul 1718 ; in under school list 1719 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.17 Jun 1722, scholar 23 Apr 1724, matr.1723 ; BA 1725/6 ; ordained deacon 20 Sep 1730 (Lincoln), priest 24 Sep 1738 (London) ; Rector of St.Peter’s, Colchester, Essex, 25 Sep 1738 – Sep 1739 ; Rector of Staunton, Notts., 21 Aug 1739 – Jun 1758 ; inherited estate at Over, Almondsbury, Gloucs., in 1744 under the will of John Baker Bridges Dowell, to whom he had been tutor ; m. 22 Jan 1747/8 Felicia, sister of Thomas Hanmer (qv) ; d. 1766 (but will proved 4 Jan 1765 (sic), implying a date of death in 1764).
DEHANY, GEORGE, only son of George Dehany, Jamaica, and Mary, dau. of Matthew Gregory MD, Jamaica, and nephew of Philip Dehany (qv) ; b.17 Oct 1760 ; adm.28 Sep 1770 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 14 Sep 1778, but did not matr. ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 7 Oct 1779, called to bar 16 Nov 1784 ; member Marylebone and Hambledon Cricket Clubs, and played in many of the great matches of the day ; played for OWW against Old Etonians at Lord’s 13-14 May 1793 ; m. 15 Aug 1786 Sarah, widow of Matthew Byndloss, Jamaica, and dau. of — Jones ; d. 1807.
DEHANY, GOODIN, brother of Philip Dehany (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Jan 1748/9 (as Goodwin Dehany) ; KS 1752 ; Glasgow Univ., matr.1754 ; Ensign, 24th Foot 27 Sep 1757 – Jul 1759 ; d. unm. by 1763.
DEHANY, PHILIP, son of David Dehany, Bristol, and of Hanover parish, Jamaica, merchant and plantation owner, and Mary, dau. of George Goodin, Jamaica, plantation owner ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Jun 1743 ; left 1752 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.3 Jul 1752, matr. Mich.1753, but did not graduate ; one of the committee which revised the laws of cricket at the Star and Garter Hotel, Pall Mall 25 Feb 1774 ; MP St.Ives 26 Dec 1778-80 ; purchased Hayes Place estate, Kent 1797 ; m. c. Apr 1758 Margaret Salter, dau. of Reynold Hooper, Barbados ; buried Hayes, Kent 6 Nov 1809.
DE HOCHEPIED-LARPENT, SIR ALBERT JOHN, BART., only son of Sir George Gerard De Hochepied-Larpent, Bart., and his first wife Charlotte, third dau. of William Cracroft, Hackthorn, Lincs. ; grandson of John Larpent (qv) ; b. 18 Mar 1816 ; adm.26 Jan 1828 ; at Harrow Sch.1829-32 ; in banking business, Calcutta ; succ.father as 2nd baronet 8 Mar 1855 ; m. 18 Oct 1838 Catherine Lydia, younger dau. of Capt.Lewis Simeon Shaw, EICS Bengal ; d. on his passage from Calcutta to England 13 Jun 1861.
DE LA FONTAINE, ELIAS BENJAMIN, son of Elias Benjamin De La Fontaine, London, merchant, and Catherine Chandler, eldest dau. of Richard Champneys, Orchardleigh, Somerset ; bapt.Hand Alley Dissenters Chapel, London 27 Sep 1763 (IGI) ; adm. 27 Jun 1776 ; St.John’s Coll.Oxford, matr.7 Mar 1781 ; BA 1784 ; MA 1795 ; ordained deacon 11 Jun 1786 (Oxford), priest 20 Sep 1789 (Salisbury) ; Perpetual Curate, Northmoor, Oxfordshire 11 Jun 1786 – Nov 1797 ; Rector of Great Ponton, Lincs., from 18 May 1796 ; d. 25 Mar 1808.
DELAGUARD, — ; b. ; in school list 1715.
DELAMER, BARON, see BOOTH, NATHANIEL, 4TH BARON DELAMER.
DELANDE, ALBERT, elder son of Albert Combetes Sieur de Lande, Rouergue, France, Capt. in Army, and Marie, dau. of Jean de Massac, Thonniens, advocat to Parliament of Guienne ; b. 5 Feb 1710/1 ; adm.Feb 1725/6 ; left 1728 ; Clare Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 27 Jun 1728, matr.1729 ; adm.Middle Temple 22 Oct 1733, and Gray’s Inn 23 Jan 1736/7, called to bar Gray’s Inn 3 Feb 1736/7 ; Filazer for county of Suffolk Mar 1730/1-9 ; m.17 Mar 1742/3 Ann Corbin, Guernsey ; d. at Rattam, North America [ ? island of Roatan, Honduras ?] 1744/5.
DELANDE, PETER, brother of Albert Delande (qv) ; b. 28 Jan 1713/4 ; adm.Feb 1725/6 ; left 1728 ; adm.Middle Temple 10 Jun 1727 ; practised as an attorney in London ; in partnership with his old schoolfellow Francis Duroure (qv) 1742-9, when he retired ; settled in Sudbury, Suffolk, where he engaged in the coal trade ; Mayor of Sudbury 1755, 1761, 1764, 1766, 1769, 1777 ; m. 30 May 1748 Sarah Mears ; d. 20 Apr 1790.
DELAPLACE, GEORGE ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) May 1739.
DELAPLACE, WILLIAM, son of Dennis Delaplace, headmaster of a preparatory school at Marylebone, and Catharine Brevall [check] ; bapt. 10 May 1727 ; adm. ; KS (aged 14) 1742 ; Lieut., 26th Foot 2 Oct 1755 ; Capt.-Lieut., 29 Nov 1760 ; Capt. 18 Apr 1766 ; surrendered Fort Ticonderoga to American forces 10 May 1775 and made prisoner of war ; still under detention at Hartford, Connecticut, USA, at 30 Dec 1776 ; last appears in Army List 1777 ; m.
DELAVAL, — ; b. ; in school list 1740.
DELAVAL, — ; b. ; in school lists 1745-50.
DELAVAL, — ; b. ; in school lists 1764,1765,1767,1769. [this entry or next may relate to John Delaval, only son of John Hussey Delaval, 1st Baron Delaval (qv), b. 26 May 1756 ; d. unm. 7 Jul 1775]
DELAVAL, — ; adm.15 Sep 1767.
DELAVAL, EDWARD HUSSEY, brother of Sir Francis Blake Delaval (qv) ; bapt. 12 Jun 1729 ; adm. (aged 8) Apr 1738 ; left 1748 ; Pembroke Coll.Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 4 Jul 1747, matr.1748 ; BA 1750/1 ; MA 1754 ; Fellow of Pembroke Coll.1751 ; contested Newcastle 1754 ; studied chemistry and experimental philosophy ; FRS 6 Dec 1759, Copley Medal 1766 ; member, Royal Societies of Göttingen and Uppsala, and of Institute of Bologna ; inherited Seaton Delaval estate, Northumberland, on death of his elder brother John Hussey Delaval, Baron Delaval (qv), in 1808 ; author, The Cause of Changes in Opaque and Coloured Bodies, 1777, and of various papers published in Philosophical Transactions ; m. 22 Dec 1808 Sarah, dau. of George Scott, Methley, Yorks. ; d.14 Aug 1814. Buried in nave, Westminster Abbey. ODNB.
DELAVAL, SIR FRANCIS BLAKE, eldest son of Capt.Francis Blake Delaval RN MP, Ford Castle and Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, and Rhoda, dau. of Robert Apreece, Washingley, Hunts. ; b. 16 Mar 1727 ; adm.Oct 1737 ; left 1744 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.23 Mar 1746/7 ; MP Hindon 4 May 1751-4, Andover 1754-68 ; KB 26 May 1751 ; the most fashionable and extravagant man of his day ; m. 8 Mar 1749/50 Lady Isabella Tufton, widow of Lord Nassau Paulet MP, and dau. of Thomas Tufton, 6th Earl of Thanet ; d. 7 Aug 1771.
DELAVAL, GEORGE, brother of Sir Francis Blake Delaval (qv) ; bapt. 18 Dec 1736 ; adm. (aged 10) Jun 1748 ; in school list 1752 ; d. before 6 Jul 1758.
DELAVAL, GEORGE ; b. ; adm. 27 Jan 1768.
DELAVAL, HENRY, brother of Sir Francis Blake Delaval (qv) ; bapt. 18 Dec 1736 ; adm. (aged 11) May 1749 ; in school list 1752 ; Ensign, 2nd Foot Guards 2 Feb 1754 ; Capt.34th (afterwards 73rd) Foot 2 Sep 1757 ; sailed for India as volunteeer May 1758 ; Capt., European Grenadier Co., EICS Bengal 23 Jan 1759 (the company which had been raised by his brother Robert Delaval (qv)) ; rejoined British army as Capt., 79th Foot ; killed in action in Madras Presidency, India 27 Jun 1760.
DELAVAL, JOHN HUSSEY, BARON DELAVAL, brother of Sir Francis Blake Delaval (qv) ; b. 17 Mar 1728 ; adm.Oct 1737 ; left 1745 ; Pembroke Coll.Cambridge, adm.1746, but sent down Dec 1746 ; managed family’s Northumberland estates from 1755 ; assumed additional surname of Hussey before Delaval on inheriting Hussey family’s estate at Doddington, Lincs., from his mother in 1759 ; MP Berwick-upon-Tweed 1754-61, 18 Jan 1765-74, 1780-21 Aug 1786, also contesting Northumberland 1774 ; created baronet 1 Jul 1761 ; inherited Seaton Delaval estate on death of his elder brother Sir Francis Blake Delaval (qv) in 1771 ; created Baron Delaval (I) 17 Oct 1783, as supporter of Fox-North coalition ; changed sides and created Baron Delaval (GB) 21 Aug 1786, as supporter of Pitt administration ; the subject of The Delavaliad (see The Rolliad, 1812 edn., 406-9) ; m.1st, 2 Apr 1750 his cousin Susanna, widow of John Potter, Under Secretary for Ireland, and dau. of Ralph Robinson, Gateshead, co.Durham ; m.2nd, 5 Jan 1803 Susanna Elizabeth (previously his mistress), dau. of Thomas Knight ; d. 17 May 1808. Buried St.Paul’s chapel, Westminster Abbey. ODNB.
DELAVAL, RALPH, brother of Sir Francis Blake Delaval (qv) ; bapt. 18 Dec 1736 ; adm. (aged 11) May 1749 ; in a mercantile house in Lisbon ; d. in his father’s lifetime.
DELAVAL, ROBERT, brother of Sir Francis Blake Delaval (qv) ; b. 5 Mar 1733 ; adm. May 1744 ; left 1747 ; Cornet, Royal Horse Guards 29 Apr 1754 – retirement 14 Oct 1755 ; Capt., European Grenadier Co. (raised by him personally), EICS Bengal 26 Apr 1758 ; d. on voyage to India 11 Dec 1758.
DELAVAL, THOMAS, brother of Sir Francis Blake Delaval (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Apr 1741 ; left 1745 ; apprenticed to Jacob Bosanquet, citizen and salter, 12 Aug 1748 ; a merchant at Hamburg ; subsequently resided at Clapham, Surrey ; contested Newcastle 1774 and 1780 ; m. 22 Sep 1768 Cecilia, dau. of Joel Watson, Clapham, Surrey, Russia merchant ; d. 31 Aug 1787.
DELBOE, SIMON, son of Simon Delboe, London, merchant, and Anna, dau. of Gillis Vanbrugh, London, merchant ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1672 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1676, adm.pens.27 Jun 1676, aged 18, scholar 1677 ; BA 1679/80 ; MA 1683 ; Fellow of Trinity Coll. from 1682 ; d. 21 Jul 1685.
DE LIGNE, DANIEL, eldest son of Erasmus De Ligne, Lincolnshire, and his first wife Penelope, dau. of Sir Simon Archer, Kt MP, Tanworth, Warwicks. ; b. ; adm. ; BB 1671 ; KS 1673 ; of Harlaxton, Lincs. ; lic.to m.1st, 10 May 1681 Mary Horne, Stroxton, Lincs. ; m.2nd, 14 Feb 1683/4 Frances, dau. of Edward Palmer, Stoke Doyle, Northants. ; d. 12 Dec 1730, aged 74.
DELISLE, ROBERT ; b. ; adm. ; left Bartholomewtide 1805. [perhaps Robert De Lisle, Acton House, Felton, Northumberland, m. 28 Jul 1812 (he then a minor), Anne, dau. of Major-Gen.Anthony Salvin, Sunderland Bridge, co.Durham] [son of Robert Lisle, Acton House, Felton, Northumberland, and his second wife Anne, dau. of Robert Fenwick (qv) ; b. 24 Dec 1793 ; if at Westminster, subsequently at Eton (in Eton school lists 1808); Magdalen Coll.Oxford ; d. at Edinburgh 7 May 1860] [latterly resident in Scotland ; m.2nd, (by 1829) Frederica Isabella, dau. of Henry Forster Mills (qv)]
DELORAINE, EARLS OF, see SCOTT.
DELVIN, LORD, see NUGENT, RICHARD, LORD DELVIN.
DEMAINBRAY, STEPHEN CHARLES TRIBOUDET, son of Stephen Triboudet de Mainbray, St.Martin’s in the Fields, Huguenot refugee, and Marie, dau. of Rev.Alexandre de Schivac, Minister of French Church, Bristol ; b. 20 Feb 1710 ; at school under Freind (Lysons, Environs of London, iii, 317), when he is said to have boarded with Dr Desaguliers ; Leiden Univ. ; Edinburgh Univ., LLD ; lectured at Edinburgh on experimental philosophy ; fought as volunteer in English army at Prestonpans 21 Sep 1745 ; kept boarding school for young ladies, Edinburgh ; afterwards went to Dublin, Bordeaux, Montpelier and Lyon ; tutor in mathematics, physics and natural history to the future King George III when Prince of Wales 1754-60 ; Astronomer, Royal Observatory, Kew, from 1768 ; held “three remunerative offices in the Custom House”, as Examiner of Out-Port Books (by 1769), Surveyor of the East India Warehouse (appointed Jul 1765), and Inspector of Un-rated East India Goods (by 1760) ; m.1st, at age of seventeen, before leaving school, Mary Warshare, Embden [sic : in Netherlands ?] ; m.2nd, 1 Feb 1755 Sarah, sister of John Horne Tooke (qv) ; d. 20 Feb 1782. ODNB.
DE MALNOE, CHARLES, son of Daniel de Malnoé, Niort, France, “avocat au Parlement de Paris”, and Emilie Charlotte, dau. of Charles Drelincourt, Protestant minister at Charenton, France ; b. ; adm. ; BB 1681 ; in Oct 1683 he was “in the third form, and about 15 years old, and backward and not likely to pass as King’s scholar to the University” (Knipe to Richard Graham, 1st Viscount Preston (qv), 1 Oct 1683) ; his father is described by Graham, then Ambassador at Paris, as “a very honest man and a good Protestant” (HMC Graham MSS, 289, 375).
DE MICHELE, CHARLES EASTLAND, brother of Frederick Woolly De Michele (qv) ; b. 27 Feb 1810 [or 1809 (IGI)] ; adm. 26 Jun 1822 ; a solicitor ; editor, The Morning Post c.1832 – c.1849 ; Consul at St.Petersburg Oct 1849 – Jul 1866 ; m. 28 Feb 1835 Mary, dau. of John Llewellyn, Morriston Hall, Swansea, Glamorgan ; d. 19 Feb 1898. ODNB.
DE MICHELE, CHARLES LLEWELLYN, eldest son of Charles Eastland De Michele (qv) ; b. 21 Sep 1839 ; adm. 22 Jan 1849 ; translator and clerk, Consulate, St.Petersburg Sep 1856 ; champion amateur sculler on river Neva, St.Petersburg ; gentleman steeplechase rider for Prince Soltikov ; presented with a cup for gallantry by Tsar Alexander II ; d.unm. at St.Petersburg 1863.
DE MICHELE, FREDERICK WOOLLY, son of Giuseppe Enrico De Michele, Charlotte Street, Portland Place, London, and Susanna (IGI), dau. of Cotton Manning ; b. 20 Oct 1807 ; adm. 26 Jun 1822 ; d.unm. soon after leaving school.
DE MICHELE, LEOPOLD JOHN MANNERS, son of Charles Eastland De Michele (qv) ; b. 2 Feb 1845 ; adm.24 Jan 1856 (R) ; Min.Can.1860 ; left Dec 1862 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 2 Jul 1863, matr.Mich.1863 ; adm.Inner Temple 12 Apr 1867, called to bar 26 Jan 1870 ; South-Eastern Circuit ; Junior Counsel for Treasury for Surrey and South London 1881 ; “he was a complete humbug, but as he was the type of humbug whom everybody saw through, nobody disliked him” (Sir H.S.Morris, The Barrister, 1930, 125) ; m. 4 Mar 1876 Constance Emma Juliet, youngest dau. of Philip Augustus Browne (qv) ; d. 10 Nov 1920.
DE MICHELE, VITALI DOMENICO, fourth son of Charles Eastland De Michele (qv) ; b. 11 Nov 1848 ; adm.5 Oct 1861 ; left Aug 1862 ; apprenticed to Robert Stephenson & Co., engineers, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1863-8 ; manager cement works of Messrs.Francis & Co., Cliff Creek 1868-77 ; AMICE 1 Dec 1874, MICE 8 Dec 1891 ; in practice as an engineer at Rochester, Kent ; a recognised authority on manufacture and application of Portland cement and concrete ; m. 15 Feb 1882 Beatrice Theodosia, dau. of William Lake, Gravesend, Kent ; d. 21 Mar 1906.
DE MORANGE, COMTE, see ELIOT, GRANVILLE, COMTE DE MORANGE.
DE NASSAU, see also NASSAU-OUWERKERK.
DE NASSAU, THOMAS, VISCOUNT BOSTON, second son of Henry De Nassau, 1st Earl of Grantham, Lord Chamberlain to Queen Caroline, and Lady Henrietta Butler, dau. of Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory PC KG, and sister of James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde PC KG, Lord Lieut.Ireland and Captain-General of the Forces ; bapt.St.Martin’s in the Fields 20 May 1711 (IGI); styled Viscount Boston from 1718 ; adm. (aged 9) Oct 1720 ; left 1721 ; Grand Tour ; d.unm. at Dijon, France 27 Apr 1730.
DENBIGH, EARL OF, see FEILDING, BASIL, 6TH EARL OF DENBIGH.
DENBOW, RICHARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 15) Jan 1718/9 ; in under school list 1720.
DENEW, — ; b. ; in under school lists 1715, 1716.
DENHAM, BENJAMIN, son of Richard Denham, London, and Elizabeth — (IGI) ; bapt.St.Mary Le Strand, London 3 Sep 1620 (IGI); at school under Osbaldeston and Busby (J.Peile, Biog.Register of Christ’s Coll., i, 460) ; Min.Can. 1637 ; Christ’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 15 May 1639, aged 17 ; BA 1642/3 ; MA 1650 ; ordained ; Chaplain, Levant Company, at Constantinople, subsequently at Livorno Feb – Sep 1666 ; Rector of East Barming, Kent, from 29 Oct 1667 ; d. 10 Nov 1670.
DENIS, see also DENNIS.
DENIS, — ; b. ; in school lists 1745, 1746.
DENMAN, FRANCIS LEMOINE, eldest son of James Lemoine Denman, Kensington Gardens Square, London, wine merchant, and his first wife Georgina Sarah, younger dau. of William Heading, Crimplesham, Norfolk ; b. 18 Jan 1856 ; adm. (G) 22 Sep 1871 ; left Aug 1874 ; for several years in father’s business ; Corpus Christi Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 12 Jan 1885, matr.Lent 1885 ; BA 1887 ; MA 1891 ; ordained deacon 1888 (Peterborough), priest 1889 (Bishop Mitchinson for Peterborough) ; Curate, Oundle, Northants., 1888-92 ; missionary with London Jews’ Society 1892-1900, Secretary 1900-14 ; Vicar of Cold Harbour, near Dorking, Surrey 1914-26 ; author, Christ in Holy Scripture, 1914 ; m. 11 Aug 1890 Florence, younger dau. of Richard Barnes Roscow MRCS LSA, Accrington, Lancs., surgeon ; d. 27 May 1939.
DENMAN, JOHN ; b. ; adm. ; KS 18 Jan 1549/50 (Acts of Chapter).
DENMAN, JOHN ; b. ; at school in 1614 (Chapter Muniments 33669).
DENMAN, JOHN DOE, son of Joseph Denman MD, Bakewell and Stoney Middleton, Derbs., and Mary Doe ; b. 29 May 1804 ; adm. 31 Jan 1815 ; left 1820 ; Queen’s Coll.Oxford, matr.30 Mar 1822 ; migrated to Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.9 May 1831, and to St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.8 Jan 1833, matr. Lent 1833 ; LLB 1845 ; LLD 1866 ; author, The Drama Vindicated, 1835, and a translation of Virgil’s Aeneid, 1857 ; m. Sophia Kington, dau. of Charles Culpin, St.Ives, Hunts., blacksmith (marriage registered Islington third quarter 1857) ; d. 4 Nov 1875.
DENNIS, SAMUEL, son of Thomas Dennis, St.Mary’s at Hill, London, dry cooper, and Mary — (IGI) ; b. 20 Nov 1738 ; adm.Mar 1751 ; went to Merchant Taylors’ School ; St.John’s Coll.Oxford, matr.30 Jun 1757 ; BA 1761 ; MA 1765 ; BD 1770 ; DD 1774 ; Fellow of St.John’s Coll. (by 1761), President from 2 Dec 1772 ; Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Univ., 1780-4 ; ordained deacon 4 Oct 1761, priest 29 Jun 1763 (both Oxford) ; Perpetual Curate of Brill with Boarstall, Bucks., 15 May 1771 – Jun 1778 ; Rector of Hanborough, Oxfordshire, from 19 Dec 1772 ; m.11 Sep 1777 Elizabeth, dau. of Joseph Charlton, Loose, Kent ; d. 4 Mar 1795.
DENNY, GLOVER, elder son of William Denny (KS 1685, qv) ; b. 16 Jan 1714/5 ; adm. (aged 11) Jan 1726/7 ; left 1731 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.12 Feb 1731/2, scholar 12 May 1732, matr.1732 ; author, Sexus invicem depraeliantes, 1740 (translation into Latin of poem, The Battle of the Sexes, by Samuel Wesley (qv), Usher).
DENNY, LEGH, younger son of William Denny (KS 1685, qv) ; bapt. Raveningham, Norfolk 22 May 1717 ; adm. (aged 10) Jan 1726/7 ; in school list 1731 ; Writer, EICS Madras, in mid 1730s ; 3rd in Council at Vizagapatam ; d. at Vizagapatam 23 Apr 1738.
DENNY, WILLIAM, son of Rev.William Denny, Rector of East Harling, Norfolk, and Elizabeth — ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1685 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1690, adm.pens.28 Jun 1690, aged 19, scholar 24 May 1691 ; BA 1693/4 ; MA 1697 ; Chaplain, Trin.Coll. 1700-4 ; candidate for ordination, presumably as deacon, 24 Feb 1699/1700 (Norwich), ordained priest 24 Feb 1710/1 (Peterborough) ; of Raveningham, Norfolk ; m. Margaret, dau. of Richard Legh MP, Lyme, Cheshire ; buried Thurlton, Norfolk 27 Sep 1725.
DENNY, WILLIAM, only son of Rev.Hill Denny, Rector of Eastwick, Herts., and Abigail, dau. of James Berners, Much Hadham, Herts. ; b. 9 Mar 1709 ; adm. (aged 7) Jan 1716/7 ; in under school list 1720 ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr. 24 May 1726 ; BA 20 Jan 1729/30 ; adm.Middle Temple 21 Apr 1725 ; Grand Tour (France, Italy) 1731-4 ; Cornet, 2nd Dragoon Guards 10 May 1740 ; Capt., 36th Foot 26 Jun 1744 ; local rank of Major in North America 18 May 1756 ; Lieut.-Governor, Pennsylvania May 1756 – Oct 1759, arriving in New York 16 Aug 1756 ; member, Society of Dilettanti 1736 ; m. Mary, only dau. of William Hill, Denham, Bucks. ; d. 1765 (will dated 25 May 1765, proved PCC 16 Jan 1766). ODNB.
DENSHIRE, GEORGE, son of George Denshire, Stamford, Lincs., solicitor, Mayor of Stamford and Clerk of the Peace, Kesteven, and Mary Langton, Stamford ; bapt. 3 Jan 1705/6 ; adm. (aged 11) Jul 1717 ; in under school list 1719 ; adm.solicitor 4 Dec 1730 ; of Stamford, Lincs. ; Clerk of the Peace, Kesteven, from 1741 ; Clerk of the Peace, Holland, from 1758 ; Receiver-General of Land Tax for Holland and Kesteven from Jun 1742 ; m. (by 1739) Sarah — ; d. 27 Oct 1782.
DENT, CHARLES, son of Rev.Thomas Dent DD, Lawford Hall, Essex, Prebendary of Westminster and Rector of Fiskerton, Lincs., and Alice, dau. of Joseph Ayloffe (qv) ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1701 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 5 Jul 1704, aged 16, scholar 2 May 1705 ; BA 1707/8 ; adm.Middle Temple 12 Feb 1704/5, called to bar 30 May 1712 ; a Commissioner of Salt Duties from 16 Dec 1714 ; m. 10 Apr 1716 Mary Southele, St.Michael Bassishaw, London, widow ; d. 31 Dec 1718.
DENT, ROBERT, son of William Dent, Guisborough, Yorks. ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1670 ; Jesus Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 28 May 1672, matr.1672 ; adm.Middle Temple 13 Jul 1674.
DENT, WILLIAM, brother of Charles Dent (qv) ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1702 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1705, adm.pens.7 Jun 1705, aged 16, scholar 12 Apr 1706, matr.1705/6 ; BA 1708/9 ; MA 1712 (incorp.Oxford 14 Jul 1712) ; Minor Fellow, Trinity Coll. 2 Oct 1711, Major Fellow (and occasional tutor) from 19 Jul 1712 ; d. 26 Jan 1714.
DENTON, ALEXANDER, son of Alexander Denton, Chester, woollen draper, Mayor of Chester, and Elizabeth, dau. of Elizabeth Eaton, Chester, widow ; bapt.St.Mary on the Hill, Chester 30 Jun 1706 (IGI); adm. (aged 16) Sep 1723 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.4 Nov 1724 ; BA 1728 ; Leiden Univ., matr. 21 Oct 1730 ; MD Rheims 30 Jul 1734 ; practised at Chester ; Physician to Chester Infirmary 1755 ; m. 11 Oct 1775 Ann Ridgway ; will dated 28 Nov 1796, proved 2 Mar 1797.
DENTON, THOMAS, second son of Jeremiah Denton, Kirkby Moorside, Yorks., and Dorothy Burton ; b. ; adm. ; KS (aged 14) 1693 ; left 1697.
DE OLIGER, — ; b. ; in school lists 1745,1746.
DERBY, COBBETT, only son of Cobbett Derby, Guilford Street, London, attorney, a Master Extraordinary, Court of Chancery, and Elizabeth Martin ; b. ; adm.Christmas 1813 ; left 17 Dec 1816 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.22 May 1817 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 24 Nov 1819, Inner Temple 1 May 1834 ; practised as attorney in London ; m.1st, 10 Aug 1822 Harriet Elizabeth Frances, dau. of Louis Peter Francis Malcolm Drummond, Comte de Melfort, a Major-General in French Army ; 2nd, 13 Nov 1828 Caroline Louisa, younger dau. of Sir Samuel Brudenell Fludyer, Bart. (qv) ; d. 22 Jul 1883.
DERBY, JOHN, son of Rev.Benjamin Derby, Rector of Cowley, Middlesex, and Mary — ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Jan 1735/6 ; New Coll.Oxford, matr.16 Apr 1741 ; BA 1745 (incorp.Cambridge 1766) ; Emmanuel Coll.Cambridge ; MA 1766 ; ordained deacon 23 Feb 1745/6 (London), priest 6 Mar 1747/8 (Norwich, lit.dim. from Winchester); Rector of Norton, Kent 9 Apr 1765 – Aug 1767 ; Six Preacher, Canterbury Cathedral, from 1766 ; Rector of Southfleet, Kent, from 18 Aug 1767 ; Domestic Chaplain to Zachary Pearce, Bishop of Rochester, and subsequently, 16 Jan 1775, to John Thomas, Bishop of Rochester ; Rector of Longfield, Kent, from 22 Feb 1775 ; edited Zachary Pearce (qv)’s A Commentary, with Notes, on the four Evangelists and the Acts of the Apostles, 2 vols, 1777, and Pearce’s Sermons on several Subjects, 1778 ; m. 16 Dec 1747 Isabella, dau. of Ambrose Harvey, Chislehurst, Kent ; d. 6 Oct 1778. [perhaps Rector of Kington Magna, Dorset 13 Jul 1749 – Nov 1761, BA on institution]
DERHAM, ROGER, second son of Baldwin Derham, West Dereham, Norfolk, and his first wife Margaret, dau. of John Heath, Kepyer, co.Durham ; b. ; adm. ; QS ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1588, adm.scholar 1589, matr. Lent 1588/9 ; BA 1592/3 ; MA 1596 ; BD 1608 ; DD 1615 ; Fellow of Peterhouse 1597, Bursar 1613-4 ; ordained deacon and priest 20 Feb 1602/3 (both Ely) ; Rector of Stathern, Leics. (disp. to hold with Great Casterton 9 May 1618), still at death ; Vicar of Cherry Hinton, Cambs., 14 Nov 1604 – Oct 1617; Rector of Great Casterton, Rutland 13 May 1618-21 ; Rector of Great Stukeley, Hunts., 12 Aug 1618 (as “Robertus” Derham); Rector of Braunstone, Leics., from 20 Mar 1620/1 ; buried St Andrew Undershaft, London 7 Mar 1637/8.
DERING, see also DEARING.
DERING, CHARLES, elder son of Sir Edward Dering, Bart. (adm.1719, qv), and his second wife ; bapt. 13 Jul 1738 ; adm. (aged 11) Jan 1749/50 ; in school list 1754 ; Ensign, 1st Foot Guards 5 Sep 1756 ; Lieut. and Capt. 22 Feb 1761 ; retired 12 Jan 1763 ; a Commissioner of Taxes 9 Jun 1769 – 26 Feb 1798 ; of Barham Court, Kent ; m. 21 May 1770 Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Thomas Farnaby, Bart. ; d. 2 Dec 1815.
DERING, CHARLES, son of Charles Dering (qv) ; bapt. Barham, Kent 15 Aug 1774 ; adm. 15 Apr 1784 ; left Christmas 1786. [note Charles Dering, Cadet, EICS 1800 ; Lieut., 18th Madras Native Infantry 20 Jul 1801 ; 21st Madras Native Infantry 1805 ; Capt. 30 Apr 1814, m. (by 1816) Catharine —, d. at Seringapatam 14 Feb 1821] [perhaps previously Ensign, 20th Foot 17 Feb 1792 ; Lieut., 13 Aug 1793 ; 33rd Foot 25 Dec 1795 – 18 Apr 1796]
DERING, CHOLMELEY, brother of Sir Edward Dering, Bart. (adm.1719, qv) ; b. 2 May 1707 ; in under school list 1720 ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr.22 Dec 1722 ; adm.Middle Temple 26 May 1742 ; d. unm. 3 Mar 1768.
DERING, SIR EDWARD, BART., son of Sir Anthony Dering Kt MP, Surrenden Dering, Kent, Deputy Lieutenant of Tower of London, and his second wife Frances, dau. of Sir Robert Bell Kt, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer ; b. 28 Jan 1598 ; at school under Ireland and/or Wilson (M.E.Bond, ed., The Diaries and Papers of Sir Edward Dering Second Baronet 1644 to 1684, London, 1976, p.109, where Dering records that his father died “of an imposthume in his head, taking beginning as it was verily thought, from a box on the eare given him many yeares before at Westminster Schoole”) ; Magdalene Coll.Cambridge, adm. 1615 ; adm. Middle Temple 1617 ; knighted 22 Jan 1619 ; Lieutenant of Dover Castle ; created baronet 1 Feb 1626/7 ; MP Hythe 1625, Kent Nov 1640 – 2 Feb 1641/2 ; active promoter of church reform in 1640-1, serving as chairman of House of Commons committee on religion and moving first reading of Root and Branch Bill 27 May 1641, but subsequently defending the retention of bishops ; a published collection of his speeches was ordered to be burnt by the House of Commons 4 Feb 1641/2 and he was briefly imprisoned in the Tower ; joined royalist party on outbreak of the Civil War and raised a cavalry regiment for the King ; resigned commission 1643 ; one of first to accept terms of composition from Parliament 1644 ; his interest in history and religion is evidenced by a number of publications ; m.1st, 29 Nov 1619 Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Nicholas Tufton, Kt MP (afterwards 1st Earl of Thanet) ; m.2nd, 1 Jan 1625 Anne, third dau. of Sir John Ashburnham, Kt, Ashburnham, Sussex ; m.3rd, 16 Jul 1629 Unton, dau. of Sir Ralph Gibbes, Kt, Honington, Warwicks. ; d. 22 Jun 1644. ODNB.
DERING, SIR EDWARD, BART., son of Sir Cholmeley Dering, Bart., MP, and Mary, only dau. of Edward Fisher, Fulham, Middlesex ; bapt 8 Dec 1705 ; succ.father as 5th baronet 9 May 1711 ; adm. (aged 14) Sep 1719 ; in under school list 1720 ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr.31 Jan 1721/2 ; MA 1725 ; DCL 3 Jul 1759 ; MP Kent 2 Apr 1733-54 ; m.1st, 24 Feb 1727/8 Elizabeth, dau. of Edward Henshaw, Well Hall, Eltham, Kent ; m.2nd, 11 Sep 1737 Mary, widow of Henry Mompesson, and eldest dau. of Capt.Charles Fotherby, Royal Navy, Barham Court, Kent ; d. 15 Apr 1762.
DERING, SIR EDWARD, BART., elder son of Sir Edward Dering, Bart. (adm.1719, qv), and his first wife ; b. 28 Sep 1732 ; adm.Jan 1743/4 ; left 1749 ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 15 Mar 1750/1 ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1758-9 ; succ.father as 6th baronet 15 Apr 1762 ; MP New Romney 1761-Feb 1770, 1774-Jan 1787 ; member, Society of Dilettanti 1761 ; m.1st, 8 May 1755 Selina, third dau. of Sir Robert Furnese, Bart., MP ; m.2nd, 1 Jan 1765 Deborah, only dau. of John Winchester, Nethersole, Kent, formerly a surgeon in London ; d. 8 Dec 1798.
DERING, SIR EDWARD, BART., only son of Sir Edward Dering, Bart. (adm.1743/4, qv), and his first wife ; b.16 Feb 1757 ; adm.10 Feb 1767 ; left Christmas 1774 ; a Gentleman of the Privy Chamber 1798 ; succ.father as 7th baronet 8 Dec 1798 ; m. 18 Apr 1782 Anne, fourth dau. of William Hale, King’s Walden, Herts. ; d. 30 Jun 1811.
DERING, JOHN, son of Sir Edward Dering, Bart., MP, and Mary, dau. of Daniel Harvey, Coombe, Surrey, Turkey merchant ; grandson of Sir Edward Dering, Bart. (at school under Ireland and/or Wilson, qv) ; b. 11 Nov 1662 (IGI); adm. 2 Feb 1674 (see C.E.Kenney sale, Sotheby 6 Jun 1966, lot 2189) ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.23 May 1677, aged 14, Canoneer Student 14 Jul 1677 – void 1690 ; BA 9 Feb 1680/1 ; MA 1684 ; Cornet in Army c.Jun 1685 (HMC Egmont MSS, ii, 155, 157).
DERING, THOMAS, younger son of Sir Edward Dering, Bart. (adm.1743/4, qv), and his second wife ; bapt. 7 Jan 1747/8 ; adm. ; “head of his form at Westminster” at 8 Feb 1757 (letter of that date from his father to Rev.Samuel Pegge, Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng.letters.d.44, ff 583-6) ; Min.Can. (aged 13) 1761 ; left Christmas 1764 ; “the least boy in the school” when Jeremy Bentham (qv) was the least but one ; “the bigger lads took a pleasure in pitting us one against another” (Bentham, Works, x, 30) ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr.20 Mar 1765 ; Receiver of Fines and Forfeitures transmitted from the Outports, Customs, 1778 – Apr 1782 (see judgment in Dering versus Earl of Winchelsea 8 Feb 1787, Dering then being in arrear for £3883 14s. and having no fortune of his own) ; had become insolvent by 1787 and left the country. [note Thomas Dering, First Lieut., Royal Marines 16 Jan 1797 ; late Lieut., Royal Marines, Tortola, West Indies, will proved PCC 17 Mar 1806]
DE ROS, BARONS, see CECIL, WILLIAM, 17TH BARON DE ROS and FITZGERALD-DE ROS, WILLIAM LENNOX LASCELLES, 23RD BARON DE ROS.
DESAGULIERS, EDWARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Feb 1728/9 ; left 1733. [probably a younger brother of next ; if so, not mentioned in father’s will dated 29 Nov 1743, so perhaps dead by then]
DESAGULIERS, JOHN THEOPHILUS, son of Rev.John Theophilus Desaguliers DCL FRS, Channel Row, Westminster, lecturer on natural philosophy, and Joanna, dau. of William Pudsey, Kidlington, Oxfordshire ; b. 18 Aug 1718 ; adm.Mar 1727/8 ; Min.Can.1733, 1734 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.12 Jun 1735 ; migr. to Hart Hall, Oxford ; BA 1739 ; ordained deacon 13 Jun 1742, priest 29 Mar 1742/3 (both London) ; Vicar of Cratfield and Laxfield, Suffolk, from 5 Mar 1743/4 ; d.unm.28 Nov 1752.
DESANGES, FRANCIS GEORGE MARCH, son of Sir Francis Desanges, Kt., Finsbury Square, London, Sheriff of London, silk merchant, and Amelia Rose, eldest dau. of George Kuse, Chichester, Sussex ; b. 11 Apr 1809 ; adm. 18 May 1818 ; left Whitsun 1823 ; partner in firm of silk dyers, Spitalfields, London (occurs 1833) ; m. 6 Jun 1835 his cousin Amelia Frances Maria, sixth dau. of James Soames, Lee Park, Blackheath, Kent ; d. in France 13 Dec 1886.
DESART, EARL OF, see CUFFE, OTWAY, 1ST EARL OF DESART.
DE SAUSMAREZ, SIR HAVILLAND WALTER, BART., second son of Rev.Havilland De Sausmarez, Rector of St.Peter’s, Northampton, and his second wife Anne Priaulx, dau. of Rev.Nicholas Walters, Rector of Stamford St.Peter, Lincolnshire ; b. 30 May 1861 ; adm. as exhibitioner (G) 27 May 1875 ; QS 1876 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1880, adm.pens.1 Jun 1880, matr.Mich.1880 ; BA 1884 ; adm.Inner Temple 1 Nov 1881, called to bar 17 Nov 1884 ; South-Eastern circuit ; practised in Lagos, Nigeria ; Assistant Judge, HBM Consular Court, Zanzibar 1892-7 ; Assistant Judge, Supreme Consular Court for Ottoman Dominions 1897-1903, Judge 1903-5 ; Judge, HBM Supreme Court for China and Korea 1905-21 ; knighted 9 Nov 1905 ; presided at Court of Appeal, Hong Kong 1913-21 ; Bailiff of Guernsey 1922-9 ; created baronet 26 Jun 1928 ; of Sausmarez Manor, Guernsey ; hon.Doctor of Law, Caen 1927 ; author, The Extents of Guernsey 1248-1351, 1934, and other publications on the history of Guernsey ; m.1st, 2 Jun 1892 Dora Beatrice, second dau. of Maj.-Gen.Gother Frederick Mann CB, Royal Engineers, Guernsey ; m.2nd, 9 Apr 1896 Annie Elizabeth GBE, younger dau. of Rev.Frederick William Mann, Rector of St.Mary’s De Castro, Guernsey ; d. 6 Mar 1941.
DESBOROW, see also DISBROWE.
DESBOROW, PHILIP, son of Charles Desborow, Greenwich, Kent, and Elizabeth — (IGI) ; bapt.Greenwich, Kent 29 Aug 1712 (IGI); adm. (aged 11) Sep 1724 ; Min.Can.1727 ; KS 1728 ; Capt. of the School 1732 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1733, matr.25 May 1733, Westminster Student from 24 Dec 1733 ; BA 1737 ; MA 1740 ; ordained deacon 21 Sep 1740 (Oxford) ; d. 29 Jun 1741 (will proved 2 Jul 1741, as of Tufton Street, Westminster).
DES CARRIERES, ABRAHAM ; b. ; adm.3 Oct 1785. [But not in lists of 29 Oct 1785 and 20 Feb 1786] [Presumably Abraham Des Carrieres, son of David Des Carrieres, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, St.Mary Hall, Oxford, matr. 24 Apr 1801, aged 24] [Was this Abraham John Descarrieres, son of David Descarrieres, Wood Street, Spitalfields, importer of textiles, and Mary — ; bapt. St Matthew Bethnal Green 6 Mar 1769 ; bookseller in Bishopsgate, City of London ; settled in Ireland ; m. Charlotte Bland, Dublin]
DESERET, PHINEAS SAMUEL, son of Emanuel Deseret, St.Anne’s, Soho, London, and his second wife Aimée Reid, widow ; b. 14 Oct 1734 ; adm. (aged 12) Jan 1746/7 (as Samuel Deseret) ; left 1750 ; wine merchant, London ; m. 3 Apr 1758 Suzanne Featherston, dau. of Pierre Parquot ; will dated 29 Jun 1792, as of Bridgend of Perth, Perthshire, gentleman, proved PCC 12 May 1794.
DE TATHAM, HAMILTON, brother of William Tatham (qv) ; b. 18 Dec 1843 ; adm.27 May 1853 ; assumed surname of De Tatham in lieu of Tatham ; St.Mary’s Hospital; MRCS 1865; LRCP 1866; MRCP 1877 ; MD Brussels 1876 ; Surgeon, Bombay Army 1 Apr 1867 ; attached 20th Native Infantry 6 Jan 1869 ; Surgeon-Maj., 1 Apr 1879 ; retd. 1 Apr 1888 ; served Abyssinian expedition 1867-8 ; latterly resident in London ; d. unm. 25 Nov 1903.
DETHICKE, GERARD, only son of George Dethicke, Covent Garden, London, tailor, and Mary, sister of Robert Griffith ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; in school lists 1656 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford (aged 18) 1659, matr.9 Dec 1659, Westminster Student ; BA 1663 ; MA 1666.
DETHICKE, GILBERT, eldest son of Sir Henry Dethicke, Kt, Poplar, Middlesex, and Elizabeth, dau. of Capt.Thomas Best, Ratcliff, Middlesex ; grandson of Sir William Dethicke, Kt, Garter King of Arms ; bapt.St.Dunstan, Stepney 21 Jun 1621 (IGI); adm. ; KS 1638 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1639, matr. 5 Jul 1639, aged 17, Westminster Student ; adm.Gray’s Inn 28 Jun 1641, called to bar 12 May 1648 ; d.unm. Oct 1649.
DE VAUDREUIL, ALFRED, VICOMTE, see VAUDREUIL, ALFRED, VICOMTE DE.
DEVAUX, WILLIAM, third son of Thomas Devaux, St.Paul’s, Covent Garden, London, apothecary, and Magdalen — ; brother of Sir Theodore Devaux MD FRS ; bapt. 6 Dec 1629; adm. ; KS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1648, matr.27 Feb 1650/1, Westminster Student ; ordered by the Dean and Chapter of Ch.Ch. in 1650 to be “publicly whipped in the House and afterwards sent home to his father for twelve months” for “divers gross and scandalous acts” (Thompson, Christ Church, 75) : BA 1652 ; adm.Middle Temple 17 Nov 1651 ; Secretary to Col.John Reynolds on his expedition to Mardike ; drowned near the Goodwin Sands on his passage back from Mardike 12 Dec 1657.
DEVEREUX, — ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; left 1656 (School List 1656, first quarter).
DEVEREUX, EDWARD, 12TH VISCOUNT HEREFORD, second son of Edward Devereux, 11th Viscount Hereford, and Catherine, sister of Devereux Mytton (qv) ; b. 19 Feb 1740/1 ; at school under Markham (Steward of Anniversary Dinner 1767) ; Ensign, 1st Foot Guards 11 Aug 1759, retd. 30 Jul 1762 ; succeeded father as 11th Viscount Hereford 22 Aug 1760 ; DL Montgomeryshire 1762 ; m. 2 Jun 1774 Hon.Henrietta Charlotte Tracy Keck, Maid of Honour to Queen Charlotte, dau. of Anthony Keck MP, Great Tew, Oxfordshire ; d. 1 Aug 1783.
D’EVEREUX, SIMEON, son of Simeon D’Evereux, Hammersmith, Middlesex, and Joan — ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1671 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1675, adm.pens.10 Jun 1675, scholar 1676, matr.1677 ; 3rd in “ordo” 1678/9 ; BA 1678/9 ; MA 1682 ; ordained deacon 16 Dec 1681 (Lincoln), priest 21 Dec 1681 ; Chaplain, Trin.Coll.1681-9 ; Perpetual Curate of Nackington, Kent, from 1686 ; Minor Canon and Sacrist of Canterbury from c.1690 ; Minor Canon of St.Paul’s 23 Feb 1691/2 – 1 Jun 1698 ; Domestic Chaplain to Daniel Finch, Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham (qv) ; Rector of Harbledown, Kent, from 1691 ; Vicar of Brookland, Kent, from 16 Aug 1731; d. 6 Jul 1733.
DEVEY, ARTHUR CHARLES, youngest son of Charles Hill Devey, Lucan Lodge, Clapham Park, London, and Charlotte Pierrepont, dau. of George Pollard, Clapham Park, Surrey, banker ; b. 11 Nov 1866 ; adm. from Tonbridge Sch. 26 Jan 1881 (R) ; left Dec 1882 ; went to King’s Coll.London ; a bleaching engineer ; AMIEE 1902 ; MIEE 1905 ; member, Society of Chemical Industry ; resident in Paris, and (at death) Pilatre de Rozier, Wimereux, Pas de Calais, France ; d. 3 Oct 1925. [presumably Arthur Charles Devey, marriage registered Wandsworth third quarter 1902]
DE VIC (or DEVICK), SIR HENRY, BART., son of Jean De Vic, King’s Procureur, Guernsey, and his second wife Elizabeth Pageot ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1616, matr.12 Nov 1619, aged 20, Westminster Student to 1622 ; BA 17 Dec 1619 ; sent on a mission to La Rochelle to negotiate with the Huguenot authorities there in 1627 ; Secretary to Sir Thomas Edmondes, Ambassador to France 1629-30 ; remained in Paris as British agent after Edmondes’s departure until 1636 ; Secretary for the French Tongue to Kings Charles I and II 27 Dec 1634 – res by 12 Dec 1661 ; British agent in Denmark in 1636-7 ; knighted Aug 1641 ; HM Resident at Brussels 23 Aug 1641 – 14 Mar 1660/1 ; created baronet 3 Sep 1649 ; Chancellor of the Order of the Garter from 1660 ; Comptroller of the Household to Duke of York 1662 ; m. his cousin Margaret, third dau. of Sir Philip De Carteret, Kt., Bailiff and Lieut.-Governor of Jersey, of St.Ouen, Jersey ; d. 20 Nov 1671. Buried in Westminster Abbey “between the font and the Convocation House”.
DEVISME, GERARD, brother of Louis Devisme (qv) ; b. 6 Jan 1726/7 ; adm.Jan.1737/8 ; left 1741 ; a merchant in Portugal ; at Lisbon at the time of the earthquake 1 Nov 1755 ; presumably “Mr De Visme” who entertained William Hickey at his country villas outside Lisbon in Feb 1782 (Hickey, Memoirs, ii, 377, 383, 391) ; FSA 1 May 1794 ; unm. ; buried Wimbledon, Surrey 29 Nov 1797.
DEVISME, LOUIS, third son of Philip De Visme, London, merchant, and Marie Anne, dau. of Léon De La Mejanelle, St Quentin, France, linen merchant ; b. 25 Sep 1720 ; adm.Jan.1731/2 ; Min.Can.1734 ; KS 1735 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1739, matr.22 Jun 1739, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1739 – 8 May 1753 (expiry year of grace as R.Bigbury) ; BA 1743 ; MA 1746 ; ordained deacon 22 Sep 1745, priest 21 Sep 1746 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Bigbury, Devon, 27 Apr 1752 ; in Italy with William Nassau, 4th Earl of Rochford, Jun 1753, again in Italy as travelling tutor with Sir Wyndham Knatchbull-Wyndham, Bart., 1758-9 ; abandoned clerical duties to enter diplomatic service ; Secretary to Lord Rochford when British Ambassador at Madrid, 1763-7 ; Secretary to British Embassy, St.Petersburg, Mar 1768 – Feb 1769 ; Minister Plenipotentiary to Elector of Bavaria and to German Diet Dec 1769 – Jan 1774 ; Envoy Extraordinary to Sweden from 29 Nov 1773 ; d.unm. at Stockholm 4 Sep 1776. ODNB (as Louis de Vismes).
DE VISME, LOUIS DAVISON, only son of John Louis Goldsmid, Roehampton, Surrey, later of Watertown, New York, USA, merchant, and Louisa Boscawen, dau. of Philip Nathaniel De Visme, Kensington, merchant ; b. 2 May 1811 ; adm. (G) 13 Jan 1823 ; subsequently at Eton Coll. ; Balliol Coll.Oxford, matr.16 Dec 1828 ; BA 1833 ; MA 1835 ; assumed surname of De Visme in lieu of Goldsmid ; ordained deacon 22 Jun 1834, priest 5 Jul 1835 (both Chichester) ; patient in lunatic asylum in 1860s ; death registered Malling, Kent first quarter 1889, aged 77.
DEVON, EARLS OF, see COURTENAY.
DEVONSHER, ABRAHAM JOHN, see NEWENHAM-DEVONSHER, ABRAHAM JOHN.
DEVONSHIRE, DUKE OF, see CAVENDISH, WILLIAM, 2ND DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE.
DEWAR, DAVID ALBEMARLE BERTIE, brother of George Edward Matthew Dewar (qv) ; b. 3 Jul 1794 ; adm. 7 Apr 1802 (Clapham); left 1802 ; went to Harrow Sch. ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 9 Jul 1812, fellow commoner 7 Nov 1812, matr. Mich.1812 ; of Doles Hall, Andover, Hampshire ; m.12 May 1821 Ann Louisa, eldest dau. of Richard Magenis MP [perhaps OW, qv], Grosvenor Place, London, Lieut.-Col.Fermanagh Militia ; d. 25 Nov 1859.
DEWAR, GEORGE EDWARD MATTHEW, eldest son of David Dewar, St.Kitts, West Indies, and Penelope Susannah, dau. of Gen. Edward Mathew, Governor of Grenada ; b.1 Sep 1792 ; adm.7 Apr 1802 (Clapham); left 1802 ; d. 7 Jan 1803.
DEWEY (or DEWY), FRANCIS, son of William Dewey, Oxford, and Jane — ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1616, matr.25 Oct 1616, aged 17, Westminster Student to 1630 ; BA 1620 ; MA 1623 ; BD 1630 ; ordained ; licensed to preach 1630 ; Vicar of Chippenham, Wilts., from 3 Aug 1630 ; Rector of Hardenhuish, Wilts., from 13 Feb 1634/5 ; m. Margaret, dau. of Henry Shepheard, Barnstaple, Devon ; dead by 21 Oct 1643 (will proved PCC 10 Dec 1650).
DEWHURST, ROBERT, second son of Bernard Dewhurst, Cheshunt, Herts., estate manager for William Cecil, Lord Burghley, and Anne Warde ; b. ; adm. ; QS ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1595, adm.scholar 1596, matr.c.1595 ; adm.Gray’s Inn 9 Jun 1600, called to bar 1608, Bencher 1627 ; Custos Brevium, Court of King’s Bench (by 1626) ; of Cheshunt Nunnery, Herts. ; founded and endowed Cheshunt Grammar School 1640 ; m.1st, 7 Sep 1620 Prudence, dau. of Sir Thomas Dacres, Kt, Cheshunt, Herts. ; m.2nd, 9 Dec 1630 Anne, dau. of Roger Dye, St.Mary Woolnoth, London ; m.3rd, Julia, dau. of Beckenham Boteler, Tewin, Herts. ; d. 4 May 1645, aged 68. ODNB.
DIBBEN, THOMAS, second son of Richard Dibben, Clare Market, London ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1692 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1696, adm.pens.17 Jun 1696, aged 18, scholar 23 Apr 1697, readm. as fellow commoner 1702, matr.1699 ; BA 1699/1700 ; MA 1703 ; BD 1710 ; DD 1721 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 26 Jun 1699 ; ordained deacon 16 Jun 1700 (London), priest 13 Jul 1701 (Rochester) ; Rector of Fontmell Magna, Dorset, from 16 Jul 1701 ; Chaplain to Right Rev.John Robinson, Bishop of Bristol, at Congress of Utrecht 1713 ; Precentor of St.Paul’s from 16 Jun 1714 ; Proctor for Bristol diocese in Convocations of 1715 and 1727 ; several references to “Dirty Dibben of Dorsetshire” will be found in HMC Bath MSS, vol.iii ; became mentally deranged and lost all his money ; a Latin poet of some celebrity ; translated the Carmen Saeculare of Matthew Prior (qv) into Latin verse, 1700 ; m. ; d. in The Poultry Compter, London 5 Apr 1741. ODNB.
DICHFIELD, JOHN, see DITCHFIELD, JOHN.
DICK, ABERCROMBY, brother of Sir Robert Henry Dick (qv) ; b.11 Nov 1794 ; at school 1805 ; left 1810 ; Writer, EICS Bengal 30 Apr 1810 ; at Haileybury Coll.1810-2 ; arrived in India 6 Nov 1813 ; held various official apppointments ; officiating Special Commissioner, Calcutta 1839 ; Judge of Courts of Sudder Dewannee and Nizamut Adawlut, Calcutta 1844 ; resigned on return to England 1 May 1857 ; m. at Calcutta 28 Jul 1815 Louisa Jane, dau. of James Wintle, EICS Bengal ; d.13 Dec 1879.
DICK, ALEXANDER BALLANTYNE, brother of Sir Robert Henry Dick (qv) ; b. 19 Apr 1789 ; adm. 20 Sep 1798 (Clapham) ; in school lists 1801,1803 ; Cadet, EICS 18 Jan 1804 ; Military Academy, Woolwich, to Apr 1805 ; Writer, EICS Prince of Wales Island 18 Apr 1805 ; d.unm. on board ship Cumberland 14 Sep 1805.
DICK, HARRIS ST.JOHN, only son of William Fleming Dick (qv) ; b. 24 Sep 1834 ; adm. (G) 29 Mar 1847 ; left 18 Dec 1849 ; Cornet, 2nd Dragoon Guards 18 Oct 1851 ; Lieut., 24 Feb 1854 ; Capt., 5 Mar 1858 ; retd. 19 Nov 1858 ; m. 22 Jun 1865 Sarah Grace, widow of Rev.Charles Vernon DD, Wherstead Park, Suffolk, and dau. of John Fawcett, Petteril Bank, Cumberland ; d. 27 Dec 1879.
DICK, JAMES ABERCROMBY, younger son of Sir Robert Henry Dick (qv) ; b. 15 May 1823 ; adm.31 Mar 1837 ; Ensign, 58th Foot 1 Jun 1841 ; 43rd Foot, 2 Jun 1841 ; Lieut., 24 Oct 1845 ; Capt., 28 Feb 1851 ; half-pay, Rifle Brigade 23 Nov 1852 ; 52nd Foot, 20 Oct 1854 ; d. at Multan, India 22 Sep 1859.
DICK, JOHN, brother of Sir Robert Henry Dick (qv) ; b. 18 Aug 1797 ; at school 1805 ; left 1811 ; at Haileybury Coll.1814-7 ; Writer, EICS Bengal 30 Apr 1817 ; arrived in India 6 Jan 1818 ; assistant to Magistrate, Tirhoot, and subsequently at Birbhum ; assistant to Commissioner Resident, Santipur 1822 ; officiating Commissioner Resident, Hurripaul 1823 ; d. at Calcutta 20 Jul 1825.
DICK, SIR ROBERT HENRY, eldest son of (Robert) William Dick MD, Surgeon EICS Bengal, Tullymet, Perthshire, and Charlotte, dau. of Alexander Maclaren, East Haugh, near Pitlochry ; bapt. 6 Aug 1786 ; in school lists 1795, 1801, boarder 16 Jan 1798 (Clapham) ; probably Dick who played cricket against Eton at Lord’s 31 Jul 1801 ; left 1802 ; Ensign, 75th Foot 22 Nov 1800 ; Lieut., 62nd Foot 27 Jun 1802 ; Capt., 78th Foot 17 Apr 1804 ; Maj., 24 Apr 1808 ; 42nd Foot 14 Jul 1808 ; Brevet Lieut.-Col., 8 Oct 1812 ; Lieut.-Col., 42nd Foot 18 Jun 1815 ; Brevet Col., 27 May 1825 ; Maj.-Gen., 10 Jan 1837 ; Col., 73rd Foot, from 10 Jun 1845 ; served in Sicily and Italy 1806, wounded at battle of Maida ; served in Egypt 1807, wounded at Rosetta ; served Peninsular War 1809-14, wounded at Torres Vedras ; although wounded at Quatre Bras 16 Jun 1815, he commanded the 42nd Foot at the battle of Waterloo ; appointed to command centre division of Madras Army Dec 1838, and acted as temporary Commander-in-Chief at Madras Jan 1841 – Sep 1842 ; transferred to staff of Bengal Army ; commander of Third Infantry division of army in field against the Sikhs Jan 1846 ; CB 4 Jun 1814 ; knighted 21 Sep 1831 ; KCH 1832 ; KCB 19 Jul 1838 ; m. 11 Apr 1818 Elizabeth Anne, dau. of James Macnabb, Arthurstone, Perthshire ; d. from a wound received at the battle of Sobraon 10 Feb 1846. ODNB.
DICK, WILLIAM ; b. ; in school lists 1795, 1797 ; left Easter 1799.
DICK, WILLIAM, elder son of Sir Robert Henry Dick (qv) ; b. 24 Jan 1822 ; adm. 31 Mar 1837 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.5 Jul 1839, matr. Mich.1839 ; of Tullymet House, Dunkeld, Perthshire ; m. 5 Jul 1860 Edith Marian, only dau. of John Wyndham Bruce, Duffryn, Glamorgan ; d.1888.
DICK, WILLIAM FLEMING, brother of Sir Robert Henry Dick (qv) ; bapt. 20 Feb 1788 ; adm. (Clapham) 16 Jan 1798 ; in school lists 1801,1803 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 13 Oct 1804, did not matr. ; Writer, EICS Bengal 1804 ; arrived in India 1 Sep 1805 ; Assistant to Magistrate, Patna 1808 ; held a number of official posts ; officiating Postmaster-General 1833 ; Magistrate and Collector at Agra ; Judge of Courts of Sudder, Dewannee and Nizamut Adawlut, Allahabad ; retired 27 Feb 1838 and returned to England ; m. 12 Dec 1821 Emily, dau. of John Talbot Shakespear, EICS Bengal ; d. 1 Sep 1865.
DICKENS, see also DICKINS
DICKENS, — ; adm. ; in school lists 1764-7. Presumably = DICKINS, FRANCIS (qv).
DICKENS, FREDERICK WILLIAM GUY, son of Lieut.-Col.Melchior Guy Dickens, HBM Minister to Prussia, Sweden and Russia, and Hannah, dau. of Very Rev. Stephen Handcock, Dean of Kilmacduagh ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Sep 1738 ; left 1741 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.16 Feb 1748/9 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 10 Feb 1745/6, called to bar 27 Jun 1753 ; ordained deacon 12 Mar 1775, priest 11 Jun 1775 (both Coventry and Lichfield); author, An Answer to Mr Horace Walpole’s late Work, entitled Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third ; d. unm. 15 Sep 1779 (M.I.Blockley, Gloucs.).
DICKENS, GEORGE, son of Richard Mark Dickens (qv) ; bapt.Durham Cathedral 17 Jul 1788 ; adm. 2 Jun 1795 (Clapham) ; in school list 1797 ; at school 1798 ; left Whitsun 1799 ; entered Royal Navy 1799 ; Lieut., 13 Jul 1807 ; Commander, 13 Nov 1813 ; m. 11 Jul 1812 Elizabeth Thompson ; drowned in wreck of HMS Sylph, off Long Island, New York, USA 17 Jan 1815.
DICKENS, GUSTAVUS GUY, brother of Frederick William Guy Dickens (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Sep 1741 ; left 1741 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 10 Feb 1745/6 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.16 Feb 1748/9, Canoneer Student 9 Jul 1750 – void 14 Jul 1759 ; BA 1752 ; Cornet, 6th Dragoons 25 Nov 1754 ; Lieut., 2 Sep 1756 ; Lieut. and Capt., 3rd Foot Guards 1 May 1761 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 22 Feb 1775 ; Brevet Col., 16 May 1782 ; Second Major, 3rd Foot Guards 20 Oct 1784 ; First Major, 18 Apr 1786 ; Lieut.-Col., 13 Sep 1791 ; Maj.-Gen., 28 Apr 1790 ; retd. 31 Jul 1793 ; ADC to Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, during Seven Years War ; Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter to Queen Charlotte 10 Jul 1765 – Feb 1783, Gentleman Usher of Privy Chamber to Queen Charlotte 13 Feb 1783 – 28 Aug 1793 ; discovered in a compromising situation in Hyde Park in Aug 1792, which led to his disgrace and to his retirement from the Army and from public life ; m. 7 Apr 1762 Elizabeth Frances, youngest dau. of John Tracy, Stanway, Gloucs. ; buried St.Bride’s, Fleet Street, London 20 Mar 1802.
DICKENS, HENRY CHARLES, son of Richard Mark Dickens (qv) ; b. ; adm. 6 Jun 1792 (Clapham) ; in school lists (as Dickins, H.C.) 1795,1797 ; at school 1798 ; Ensign, 34th Foot 1 Sep 1795 ; Lieut., 17 Sep 1796 ; Capt., 25 Jun 1803 ; Maj., 26 Jun 1809 ; Brevet Lieut.-Col, 4 Jun 1814 ; Lieut.-Col., 2 Apr 1816 ; retired 28 Oct 1824 ; served in Peninsular War as Brigade-Maj. to Brig.-Gen.James Catlin Craufurd ; m. in India 12 Aug 1821 Dorothea, dau. of Lieut.-Col. Samuel Dalrymple CB, Madras Artillery ; d. 1825.
DICKENS, HENRY JOHN, son of Samuel Dickens (qv) ; bapt.Durham Cathedral 1 Nov 1771; adm.15 Jun 1778 ; KS (aged 12) 1783 ; Capt. of the School 1787 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1788, matr.22 May 1788, Westminster Student 23 Dec 1788 – void 25 Jun 1800 ; BA 1792 ; MA 1795 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 9 Nov 1790, called to bar 8 Jun 1796 ; practised at York ; Deputy Commissary, Prerogative Court of York 1802 ; Auditor, Christ Church, Oxford ; d. 19 Dec 1830, aged 59.
DICKENS, RICHARD MARK, son of Samuel Dickens (qv) ; bapt. Durham Cathedral 6 Jan 1764 ; adm.7 May 1770 ; KS (Capt., aged 12) 1776 ; Capt. of the School 1779 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1780, matr.24 May 1780, Westminster Student 23 Dec 1780 – void 1 Oct 1784 ; Ensign, 44th Foot 26 Sep 1782 ; Lieut., 30 Mar 1787 ; Capt., 76th Foot 25 Dec 1787 ; 44th Foot, 1 Feb 1788 ; Maj., 86th Foot 30 Oct 1793 ; Lieut.-Col., 17 Jun 1794 ; 34th Foot, 22 Oct 1794 ; Adjutant-Gen. to Forces in West Indies 28 Nov 1797 ; served at capture of Port Royal, Grenada, and mentioned in despatches 21 Jun 1798 ; Col. in Army 1 Jan 1800 ; Maj.-Gen., 30 Oct 1805 ; m. 8 Jan 1785 Mary, dau. of George Hoar, Middleton St.George, co.Durham, Keeper of the Regalia ; d. at Muttra, North West Provinces, India 29 Apr 1808.
DICKENS, SAMUEL, son of Rev.Samuel Dickens, Rector of Hemingford Abbots, Hunts., and Mary, dau. of John Hildesley, Hemingford Abbots, Hunts., barrister ; bapt.Hemingford Abbots, Hunts., 12 Jul 1718 (IGI); adm. (aged 11) Nov 1729 ; KS 1732 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1736, matr.25 Jun 1736, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1736 – void by marriage 22 Sep 1760, Tutor 1747-53, Senior Censor 1747-50, Librarian 1754 ; BA 1740 ; MA 1743 ; BD 1752 ; DD 1753 ; Proctor 1751 ; Regius Prof. of Greek 30 Nov 1751-63 ; ordained deacon 4 Dec 1743, priest 19 Feb 1743/4 (both Rochester) ; Domestic Chaplain to Richard Trevor (qv), Bishop of St Davids 10 Apr 1744 ; Curate, Drayton, Oxfordshire 1746, Binsey, Oxfordshire 1748 ; Prebendary of Durham from 3 Jan 1757 (holding the “golden stall” from 16 Mar 1761) ; Archdeacon of Durham from 2 Jan 1762 ; Rector of Easington, co.Durham, from Jan 1760 ; m. 18 Sep 1760 Margaret, dau. of Richard Lardner, Lewes, Sussex, barrister ; d. 23 Aug 1791.
DICKENS, SAMUEL RICHARD, son of Richard Mark Dickens (qv) ; bapt.Durham Cathedral 27 Mar 1787 ; adm. 2 Jun 1795 (Clapham) ; in school list 1797 ; at school 1798 ; Cornet, 26th Light Dragoons 25 Dec 1797 ; Ensign, 34th Foot 6 Aug 1803 ; Lieut., 74th Foot 1 May 1804 ; 34th Foot 3 Mar 1805 ; Capt., 20 Jun 1811 ; cashiered at Secunderabad, India 15 Feb 1814 ; Ensign, 81st Foot 6 Apr 1815 ; Lieut., 2nd Garrison Battalion 10 Aug 1815 ; 2nd Foot, 3 Apr 1817 ; half-pay 25 Dec 1818 ; served at battle of Waterloo ; d. 23 Oct 1822.
DICKENSON, see also DICKINSON.
DICKENSON, EDWARD NEWTON, second son of Edward Wingfield Dickenson (qv) ; b.8 Jun 1818 ; adm.28 Jan 1831 ; KS 1833 ; left 1836 ; Addiscombe Coll. 1836-7 ; Cadet, EICS Bengal 1838 ; Ensign, 24th Bengal Native Infantry 1 Sep 1838 ; Lieut., 19 Aug 1841 ; resigned on account of ill-health 20 Oct 1842 and returned to England ; Queens’ Coll.Cambridge, adm.sizar 6 Jul 1843, but did not matr. ; ordained deacon 31 May 1847 (Rochester); Curate, St.Stephen’s, St.Albans, Herts. 1847-8, 1862-5 ; Curate, St.Cuthbert, Wells, Somerset 1853-4 ; Curate, Deal, Kent, and Chesilborough, Somerset ; Chaplain, EICS Bombay 1850 (still 1860); m.25 Aug 1846 Mary Dorothea, youngest dau. of Lieut.-Col.Thomas George Fitzgerald, 101st Foot, Turlough Park, co.Mayo, and Maperton House, Somerset ; d. 19 Nov 1882.
DICKENSON, EDWARD WINGFIELD, eldest son of Edward Dickenson, Drayton Manor, Warwicks., and Dosthill House, Staffs., and Maria, dau. of Wingfield Wildman, Tamworth, Staffs., and London, merchant ; b. 4 Mar 1779 ; adm. 14 Feb 1792 (Clapham) ; in school list 1795, sixth form list 1796 ; left Mich.1796 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.3 Nov 1796 ; BA 1800 ; adm.Middle Temple 8 Aug 1799 ; Lieut.-Col., Warwickshire Militia 25 May 1812 ; m.1 Nov 1814 (IGI) Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Lieut.-Col. Henry Thicknesse Woodington, EICS Bombay; d. 28 Feb 1847.
DICKENSON, FREDERICK BOUGHTON NEWTON, eldest surviving son of Newton Dickenson (qv) ; b. 25 Jul 1813 ; adm. 2 Oct 1826 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.10 Nov 1831 ; BA 1836 ; of Syston Court, Gloucestershire ; DL JP Gloucestershire ; m. 17 Jun 1843 Harriette Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Fiennes Trotman, Syston Court, Gloucs., and Bucknell Manor, Oxfordshire ; d. 2 Feb 1885.
DICKENSON, HENRY ANTHONY WINGFIELD, eldest son of Edward Wingfield Dickenson (qv) ; b. 29 Oct 1815 ; adm.25 Jun 1828 ; Worcester Coll.Oxford, matr. 1 Jul 1834, aged 18 ; Ensign, 48th Foot 13 Jan 1837 ; d.unm. 2 Mar 1838.
DICKENSON, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Jan 1745/6 ; left 1749.
DICKENSON, NEWTON, brother of Edward Wingfield Dickenson (qv) ; b. 26 Jul 1781 ; adm. 22 Jun 1792 (Clapham) ; in school lists 1795, 1797 ; played cricket against Eton at Lord’s 8 Aug 1799 ; left 1799 ; Ensign, 2nd Foot Guards 3 Feb 1804 ; Lieut. and Capt., 12 May 1808 ; retd. 31 Jan 1810 ; served at battle of Copenhagen and on expedition to Walcheren ; DL JP Herefordshire ; m.14 Mar 1810 (IGI) Eliza, widow of Major-Gen. Sir George Charles Brathwaite-Boughton (formerly Brathwaite), Bart., and illegitimate dau. of Sir Edward Boughton, Bart., Poston Hall, Herefs. ; d. 7 Nov 1865.
DICKINS, AMBROSE, son of Ambrose Dickins FRS, Covent Garden, London, Serjeant-Surgeon to Queen Anne, George I and George II, and Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Charles Bernard, Sergeant Surgeon to Queen Anne, and book collector ; b. ; at school under Freind (Steward, Anniversary Dinner 1763) ; in school list 1731 ; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, scholar 1 Jan 1733/4 ; LLB 1738 ; Fellow, Trinity Hall 21 Jun 1738-48 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 20 Dec 1731, called to bar 24 Apr 1740 ; refused to become a Bencher 14 Jun 1754 ; of Wollaston, Northants. ; m.24 Sep 1748 Mary, eldest dau. of Sir William Abdy, Bart.; d. 27 Aug 1783.
DICKINS, FRANCIS, only son of Ambrose Dickins (qv) ; b. ; at school under Markham and Smith (Steward, Anniversary Dinner 1777) ; presumably “Dickens”, Christian name not stated, who appears in school lists 1764-7 ; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 28 Dec 1767, but did not matr. ; probably travelling in Italy 1772-3 ; a Gentleman of the Privy Chamber 1779 ; MP Cambridge 29 May 1788-90, Northamptonshire 1790-1806 ; of Wollaston Hall, Northants., and Branches Hall, Suffolk ; m.21 Apr 1778 Diana, dau. of Lord George Manners-Sutton MP ; d. 23 Dec 1833, aged 83.
DICKINS, FRANCIS GEORGE, eldest son of Francis Dickins (qv) ; b. ; adm. 1 Jun 1793 ; a boarder 13 Feb 1794 (Clapham) ; in school list 1795 ; left Midsummer 1796 ; entered Royal Navy ; Lieut., 21 Apr 1803 ; Commander, 6 Oct 1807 ; Post Captain 1 Aug 1811 ; d. unm.1818.
DICKINS, GEORGE, brother of Ambrose Dickins (qv) ; bapt. St.Paul, Covent Garden 21 Apr 1721 ; adm. (aged 14) Jan 1735/6 ; left 1738 ; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, adm.scholar 28 Feb 1738/9, matr.1743 ; LLB 1744 ; ordained deacon 29 May 1743 (Lincoln), priest 21 Apr 1745 (Norwich) ; Rector of Little Bradley, Suffolk, from 22 Apr 1745 ; Rector of Rayne, Essex, from 9 Apr 1745 ; m. ; d. 1756 (before 11 Mar 1756).
DICKINS, WATSON WILLIAM, only surviving son of Francis Dickins (qv) ; b. 29 Feb 1790 ; in school list 1803 ; Merton Coll.Oxford, matr.26 May 1808 ; BA 1812 ; MA 1819 ; ordained deacon 31 Jan 1813, priest 1 Aug 1813 (both Gloucester); Rector of Hawkinge, Kent, 20 Dec 1815-8; Perpetual Curate, Folkestone, Kent, 1815-8 ; Rector of Adisham-cum-Staple, Kent, from 1818 ; Prebendary of Lichfield from 22 Apr 1822 ; JP Kent ; m.20 Jun 1818 Mary, second dau. of Sir Edward Knatchbull, Bart., MP ; d. 27 Aug 1862.
DICKINSON, EDWARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Jul 1723 ; in under school list 1725.
DICKINSON, FRANCIS HENRY, second son of William Dickinson (adm.1781, qv) ; b. 6 Jan 1813 ; adm. 18 Jun 1824 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.14 May 1831, scholar 1834, matr.Mich.1831 ; BA 1835 ; MA 1838 ; adm.Inner Temple 25 Apr 1835 ; of Kingweston, Somerset ; MP (Conservative) West Somerset 1841-7 ; DL JP Somerset, High Sheriff 1853 ; a prominent Anglican High Churchman ; FSA 16 Dec 1852 ; m. 8 Sep 1835 Caroline, dau. of Maj.-Gen.Thomas Carey ; d. 17 Jul 1890.
DICKINSON, HAMILTON, son of Richard Dickinson, Whitehaven, Cumberland, and Elizabeth Grayston (IGI) ; bapt.St.Bees, Cumberland 15 Nov 1691 ; at school under Knipe (J.E.B.Mayor, ed., Admissions to St.John’s Coll.Camb., ii, 198) ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.4 Jul 1710, aged 18, matr.1710.
DICKINSON, MARSHE, third son of William Dickinson, London, citizen and grocer, and Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Powell, London ; bapt.St.Peter le Poer, London 8 Jul 1703 (IGI); adm. (aged 15) 1718 ; apprenticed to William Beoley 1 Dec 1719 ; adm.Inner Temple 15 Oct 1728 ; adm.solicitor 3 Dec 1730 ; member Common Council, City of London, Vintry Ward 1738-43 ; Alderman, City of London, Queenhithe Ward, from 13 Feb 1749, Sheriff 1751-2, Lord Mayor 1756-7 ; Master, Grocers’ Co. 1749-50 ; MP Brackley from 1754 ; Chairman of Committee of Ways and Means, House of Commons, from 1761 ; FSA 26 Nov 1747 ; m. 4 Jun 1736 Mary Cleve ; d. 6 Feb 1765.
DICKINSON, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1679.
DICKINSON, WILLIAM, son of William Dickinson, Surveyor to Westminster Abbey, architect, and Elizabeth — ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Jan 1717/8 ; apprenticed to William Pocklington, citizen, 1 Dec 1719.
DICKINSON, WILLIAM, eldest son of William Dickinson MP, Kingweston, Somerset, and Philippa, eldest dau. of Stephen Fuller, Brightling, Sussex ; b.1 Nov 1771 ; adm. 22 Sep 1781 (Ottey/Farren/Hayes ?) ; in school list 1788 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 28 Jan 1789 ; BA 1793 ; MA 1795 ; BCL 1799 ; All Souls Coll. ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 5 May 1791, called to bar 6 Feb 1796 ; MP Ilchester 1796-1802, Lostwithiel 1802-6, Somerset 1806-31 ; a Civil Lord of the Admiralty 15 May 1804 – Feb 1806 ; of Kingweston, Somerset ; Lieut.-Col.commanding East Somerset Yeomanry 29 Jun 1819 ; member, Society of Dilettanti 1808 ; m. 19 Jul 1803 Sophia, eldest dau. of Samuel Smith MP, Woodhall Park, Herts. ; d. at Naples 19 Jan 1837.
DICKINSON, WILLIAM, eldest son of William Dickinson (adm.1781, qv) ; b. 12 May 1804 ; adm.22 Jan 1816 ; left Whitsun 1816 ; went to Harrow Sch. ; d. 4 Jun 1820.
DICKSON, GEORGE COCHRANE, son of Maj.Richard Lothian Dickson, 1st Life Guards, and Julia Diana, youngest dau. of Major-Gen.Thomas Cox, First Major, 1st Foot Guards ; b. 1 Oct 1808 ; adm. (G) 28 Feb 1823 ; left 1825 ; Ensign, 85th Foot 5 Apr 1831 ; Lieut., 24 Nov 1835 ; Capt., 1 Nov 1839 ; 84th Foot, 8 Apr 1842 ; d. at Moulmein, Burma 17 Nov 1842.
DICKSON, SIR JOHN FREDERICK, eldest son of Robert Dickson MD FRCP, Hertford Street, Mayfair, London, and Cambridge Lodge, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, and Anna Maria, dau. of John Coope, Cumberland Place, London, sugar refiner ; b. 17 Sep 1835 ; adm. 30 Jan 1847 ; readm. Mar 1850 (R) ; QS 1851 ; Capt. of the School 1854 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1855, matr.7 Jun 1855 ; 1st cl. Classics (Mods) 1857 ; BA 1859 ; MA 1873 ; Writer, Ceylon Civil Service Feb 1859 ; in Colonial Secretary’s Office, Ceylon 1859-62 ; Police Magistrate, Dambool 1862, Galle 1865 ; acting Government Agent, Southern Province 1879, Central Province 1882 ; CMG 24 May 1883 ; Colonial Secretary, Straits Settlements, from Sep 1885 ; member, Legislative Council ; KCMG 24 May 1888 ; m.1st, 30 Jun 1859 Annie, dau. of Randle Jackson Waters (qv) ; m.2nd, 31 Mar 1875 Emily Ayton, youngest dau. of George Lee, Dickleburgh Hall, Suffolk ; d. 21 Dec 1891.
DICKSON, ROBERT BRUCE, brother of Sir John Frederick Dickson (qv) ; b. 25 Mar 1842 ; adm.7 Jun 1855 ; QS 1857 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1861, adm.pens.25 May 1861, matr. Mich.1861 ; BA 1865 ; MA 1868 ; ordained deacon 1865 (London), priest 1866 (Oxford) ; Curate, Holy Trinity, Brompton 1865-6, Coleshill, Bucks., 1866-74, High Wycombe, Bucks., 1874-7 ; Curate in charge, Ashtead, Surrey 1878 ; Vicar of Cadmore End, Bucks., 1878-90 ; Vicar of Stewkley, Bucks., 1890-1905 ; Vicar of Speen, Berks., 1905-22 ; m.1st, 28 Apr 1877 Augusta Catherine, dau. of Henry Hugh Hilder MRCS LSA, Berkhampstead, Herts. ; m.2nd, 7 Jul 1881 Grace Agnes, third dau. of Rev.Clement Francis Broughton, Rector of Norbury-cum-Snelston, Derbs. ; d. 3 Mar 1940.
DIDEIREBAIL, see DIDIER.
DIDIER, ANDREW, son of John Didier, St.James’s, Westminster, surgeon, and Catherine — (IGI) ; bapt.St.Martin’s in the Fields 2 Jan 1722 (IGI); adm. (aged 9) Jul 1733 ; in school list Aug 1733 (first form, as “Dideirebail”) ; left 1737 ; apprenticed to Thomas Tribe, citizen and apothecary, 6 Dec 1737 ; MD Aberdeen 10 Dec 1753 ; LRCP 23 Dec 1754 ; Physician to Middlesex Hospital 3 Jan 1755 ; m. 22 Jan 1754 Ann Bruce, widow ; d. 28 Jun 1756.
DIDSBURY, — ; b. ; in school lists 1764,1765,1767 ; left Whitsun 1767. [note John Didsbury, St.Anne’s, Soho, will proved PCC 7 Nov 1803 ; he was son of John Didsbury, and Mary Montague, b. 18 Oct 1753 (bapt. Chapel Royal, St.James’s 2 Sep 1754), d. 28 Oct 1803 (IGI)]
DIEMAR, GEORG AUGUST CARL, FREIHERR VON DIEMAR, son of Ernst Hartmann, Freiherr von Diemar, Field Marshal in Austrian Army and Envoy of Landgrave of Hesse Kassel in London ; b. ; adm. Jul 1738 (as George Diemar) ; left 1744 ; Marburg Univ. ; a clerk in Secretary of State’s Office Nov 1753 -c.1755 (customarily listed as George Diemar but as G.Augustus E. Diemar (sic) in Millan’s Universal Register, 1756) ; Chamberlain to Elector of Köln ; m. 18 Dec 1754 Mary Green ; buried 26 Apr 1756.
DIETRICHSEN, — ; b. ; at school 1791 or 1792.
DIGBY, HON.CHARLES, brother of Edward Digby, 6th Baron Digby (I) (qv) ; b. 22 Apr 1743 ; in school list 1754 ; KS 1758 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.23 Oct 1761, Westminster Student 23 Dec 1761 – void 6 Jun 1768 (expiry year of grace as R.Kilmington) ; BA 1765 ; MA 1770 ; ordained deacon 22 Jun 1766 (Oxford), priest 3 May 1767 (Salisbury) ; Rector of Kilmington, Somerset, from 2 Jun 1767 ; Prebendary of Wells from 13 Dec 1774, also Canon Residentiary from 1 Jul 1794 ; Vicar of Milton Clevedon, Somerset, from 22 Oct 1773 ; Perpetual Curate of Maddington, Wilts., by 1783 (to death) ; Vicar of Oborne, Dorset, from 9 Mar 1789 ; a Brother of St.Katherine’s Hospital by the Tower, London, 1801 ; Canon of Windsor from 23 Jan 1808 ; m. 5 Jan 1775 Priscilla, dau. of William Mellier, Castle Cary, Somerset ; d.10 Sep 1811.
DIGBY, EDWARD, 6TH BARON DIGBY (I), eldest son of Hon.Edward Digby MP, and Charlotte, only surviving dau. of Right Hon.Sir Stephen Fox, Kt., PC MP ; b. 5 Jul 1730 ; adm.Feb 1738/9 ; Magdalen Coll.Oxford, matr.20 May 1747 ; Grand Tour (Italy, Germany) 1748-50 ; MP Malmesbury 13 Jun 1751-4, Wells from 1754 ; succ.grandfather as 6th Baron Digby (I) 29 Nov 1752 ; Groom of the Bedchamber to George III when Prince of Wales Apr 1751- Mar 1752/3, Lord of the Bedchamber to Prince of Wales Oct 1756 ; d.unm. 30 Nov 1757.
DIGBY, EDWARD, 2ND EARL DIGBY, eldest son of Henry Digby, 1st Earl Digby (qv), and his second wife ; b. 6 Jan 1773 ; adm. 19 Apr 1786 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 17 Apr 1790 ; succ.father as 2nd Earl Digby 25 Sep 1793 ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1793-4 ; Lord Lieut.Dorset from 7 Apr 1808 ; d.unm. 12 May 1856.
DIGBY, FRANCIS ; b. ; at school 1658-60 (Busby’s Account Book). [Was this Hon.Francis Digby, second son of George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol KG, and Lady Anne Russell, second dau. of Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford ; entered Royal Navy at age of about 15 (HMC Lindsey MSS, 1942, 181-2), under the tutelage of Adm.Sir John Lawson ; Lieut., 1666 ; Capt., 7 Jun 1666 ; Governor, Deal Castle ; “killed in the great sea-fight against the Dutch” (battle of Solebay) 28 May 1672, unm. ?]
DIGBY, HENRY, 1ST EARL DIGBY, brother of Edward Digby, 6th Baron Digby (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 7) Feb 1738/9 ; readm.Sep 1743 ; left 1748 ; a clerk in Secretary of State’s Office May 1749 – c.1750 ; Secretary to Sir Charles Hanbury Williams on diplomatic missions in Germany and Poland 1750- ; Under-Secretary of State Nov 1755-Nov 1756 ; MP Ludgershall 21 Nov 1755-61, Wells 1761-19 Aug 1765 ; succ.brother as 7th Baron Digby (I) 30 Nov 1757 ; a Lord of the Admiralty Apr 1763 – Jul 1765 ; created Baron Digby of Sherborne (GB) 19 Aug 1765 ; Lord Lieut.Dorset from 21 Jun 1771 ; created Earl Digby (GB) 1 Nov 1790 ; m.1st, 5 Sep 1763 Elizabeth, dau. of Lieut.-Col. Hon.Charles Feilding, 1stTroop, Life Guards ; m.2nd, 10 Nov 1770 Mary, dau. of John Knowler, barrister, Inner Temple, and Recorder of Canterbury ; d. 25 Sep 1793.
DIGBY, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) May 1717 ; in under school list 1719. [Perhaps John Digby, bapt.Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts., 22 Jun 1705, son of John Digby MP, and Jane, dau. of Sir Thomas Wharton KB, Edlington, Yorks. ; d. unm. 11 Aug 1728, in 23rd year ; perhaps Magdalen Hall, Oxford, matr. 24 Sep 1722, parentage not stated]
DIGBY, HON.STEPHEN, brother of Edward Digby, 6th Baron Digby (qv) ; b. 10 May 1742 ; adm.Jan 1752 ; in school list 1754 ; Page to Princess of Wales Mar 1752/3 ; Cornet, 6th Dragoons 7 Feb 1759 ; Capt., Vaughan’s Foot Regt. 11 Jan 1760 ; 24th Foot, 7 Aug 1760 ; Maj., 45th Foot 25 Jul 1771 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 1st Foot Guards 2 Jun 1774 ; retd. 31 Dec 1778 ; Groom of Bedchamber to Prince of Wales 29 Dec 1780 – Jan 1782 ; Vice-Chamberlain to Queen Charlotte Jan 1782 – Nov 1792 ; Master of St.Katherine’s Hospital by the Tower, London, from 1788 ; Deputy Ranger, Richmond Park, from Nov 1792 ; m.1st, 1 Oct 1771 Lady Lucy Strangways Fox, youngest dau. of Stephen Fox, 1st Earl of Ilchester ; m.2nd, 6 Jan 1790 Hon.Charlotte Margaret Gunning, Maid of Honour to Queen Charlotte, eldest dau. of Sir Robert Gunning, Bart., KB, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, St.Petersburg ; d. 30 May 1800.
DIGBY, THOMAS, of Warwickshire ; b. ; adm. ; QS ; elected to Ch.Ch.Oxford 1592, matr.15 Dec 1592, aged 19, Westminster Student to 1601, Faculty Student 1601-4 ; BA 1596 ; MA 1599.
DIGBY, HON.WILLIAM, brother of Edward Digby, 6th Baron Digby (qv) ; b.21 Jan 1733/4 ; adm. Mar 1744/5 ; KS (Capt.) 1748 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1752, matr.4 Jun 1752, Westminster Student 23 Dec 1752 – void 2 Apr 1761, expiry year of grace as R.Kilmington ; BA 1756 ; MA 1759 ; DCL 1765 ; ordained deacon 28 Sep 1759, priest 2 Mar 1760 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Kilmington, Somerset, 26 Apr 1760 – Jun 1766 ; Vicar of Coleshill, Warwicks., from 19 Dec 1765 ; Rector of Sheldon, Warwicks., from 20 Mar 1766 ; Chaplain in Ordinary to King George III 12 Dec 1760 – c.1769 ; Prebendary of Exeter 17 Apr 1762-79 ; Canon of Christ Church, Oxford 23 Jul 1765-9 ; Dean of Worcester 29 Aug 1769 – res by Jan 1778 ; Master of St.Oswald’s Hospital, Worcester 1770-8 ; Dean of Durham from 18 Sep 1777 ; m. 14 Apr 1766 Charlotte Lepel, dau. of Joseph Cox, Stanford in the Vale, Berks. ; d. 18 Sep 1788.
DIGGES, DUDLEY ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Jun 1720.
DIGGES, WEST, son of Col.Thomas Digges, 3rd Foot Guards, Chilham Castle, Kent, and Hon.Elizabeth West, dau. of John West, 6th Baron De La Warr ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Jun 1737 ; left 1740 ; Ensign, Col.Long’s Regt.Foot 26 Jan 1741 ; Col.O’Farrell’s Regt.Foot 25 Jun 1744 ; made his first appearance on the stage as Jaffier in Venice Preserved at the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, 27 Nov 1749 (The Orrery Papers, 1903, ii, 63) ; although he had a wife still living, Digges went through a ceremony of marriage with the well-known actress George Anne Bellamy ; acted in Scotland under the name of Bellamy 1763 ; at Florence, Italy Dec 1767 ; played Cato at the Haymarket Theatre 1777 and Sir John Brute in The Provoked Wife at Covent Garden 1778 ; Wolsey in Shakespeare’s Henry VIII appears to have been his best character, but in London he made no great reputation ; went to live in Ireland 1781 ; m. [apparently c. 3 Mar 1746 Mary Wakeling (IGI)]; d. at Cork, Ireland 10 Nov 1786. ODNB.
DIGNAM, JOHN JAMES ; b. 4 Apr 1827 ; adm. (G) 9 Apr 1839. [Perhaps he and William Dignam (qv) were sons of James Dignam, Gerrard Street, Soho, solicitor : mother Anne Scott ? (IGI)].
DIGNAM, WILLIAM ; b.12 Apr 1829 ; adm. (G) 9 Apr 1839.
DILKE, SIR CHARLES WENTWORTH, BART., only son of Charles Wentworth Dilke, proprietor and editor of The Athenaeum, and Maria Dover, dau. of Edward Walker EICS [check Presidency] ; b. 18 Feb 1810 ; adm. 14 Jun 1819 (home boarder ?) ; left Bartholomewtide 1826 ; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, adm.pens. 4 Dec 1827, matr.Mich.1828 ; LLB 1834 ; LLM 1860 ; took a prominent part in the organisation of the exhibitions of 1851 and 1862 ; unpaid Commissioner of New York exhibition 1853 and Paris exhibition 1855 ; created baronet 22 Jan 1862 ; MP (Liberal) Wallingford 1865-8 ; Chairman of Council, Society of Arts ; he and John Lindley founded The Gardener’s Chronicle 1841 ; m.30 Mar 1840 Mary, dau. of Capt.William Chatfield EICS Madras, Chichester, Sussex ; d. at St.Petersburg 10 May 1869. ODNB.
DILKE, THOMAS, brother of William Dilke (qv) ; b. 21 Jul 1797 ; adm. 15 Jun 1808 ; left 1811 ; entered Royal Navy as 1st class boy on HMS Revenge 23 May 1811 ; Lieut., 22 Jan 1819 ; Commander, 20 Oct 1827 ; Capt., half-pay 10 Jan 1837 ; retd. 1851 ; served at Cadiz, in the West Indies and off Algeria ; Flag Lieut. to Vice-Adm.Sir Edward Codrington at battle of Navarino 20 Oct 1827 ; d.unm. 24 Mar 1853.
DILKE, WILLIAM, elder son of William Dilke, Maxstoke Castle, Warwicks., and Louisa Anne, second dau. of Richard Geast Dugdale (formerly Geast), Inner Temple, London, and Blyth Hall, Warwicks., barrister ; bap 15 Aug 1796 ; adm.10 Apr 1807 ; left 1813 ; Ch.Ch.Oxford, matr.9 May 1815, aged 18 ; DL JP Warwickshire, High Sheriff 1827 ; d. unm.8 Oct 1837.
DILKES, see also DILKS.
DILKES, HENRY O’BRIEN, younger brother of Thomas Dilkes (qv) ; b. ; adm.(aged 9) Apr 1750 ; in school list 1754 ; Ensign, 2nd Foot Guards 21 Jun 1756 ; Lieut. and Capt., 19 May 1761 ; d. 9 Oct 1772.
DILKES, THOMAS, son of Gen. Michael O’Brien Dilkes MP (I) LLD, Col.50th Foot and Governor of Kilmainham Hospital, and Anne, dau. of Duncan Cummin MD ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Jun 1749 ; in school list 1754 ; adm.Inner Temple 29 May 1755 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 21 May 1756 ; Adjutant and Sub-Lieut., 2nd Troop, Horse Grenadier Guards 30 Jun 1760 ; Capt.in Army 14 Jun 1765 ; 43rd Foot ; 49thFoot 26 Nov 1768 ; Maj., 20 Feb 1773 – Sep 1777 ; left army on account of “considerable pecuniary disappointments on the death of his father” ; served in North America during American War of Independence ; m. Margaret, third dau. of Robert Denny, Eye, Suffolk.
DILKES, WILLIAM THOMAS, son of Thomas Dilkes (qv) ; b. ; adm. 20 Jan 1777 ; RMA Woolwich 1779-82 ; Ensign, 49th Foot 4 Dec 1779 ; Lieut., 103rd Foot 3 Nov 1781 ; Ensign, 3rd Foot Guards 20 Mar 1783 ; Adjutant, 27 Oct 1790 ; Lieut. and Capt., 25 Apr 1792 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 4 Feb 1797 ; Col. in the Army 30 Oct 1805 ; Brig.-Gen. in Feb 1810 ; Maj.-Gen., 4 Jun 1811 ; Lieut.-Gen., 12 Aug 1819 ; General, 10 Jan 1837 ; ADC to Maj.- Gen.Charles O’Hara (qv, ?) when Governor of Gibraltar in 1788-9 ; served in Flanders 1793-5, on expedition to the Helder 1799 and in Peninsular War 1810-11 ; second in command at battle of Barrosa 5 Mar 1811, receiving thanks of both Houses of Parliament and freedom of City of London for his services there ; Lieut.-Governor, Quebec, from 2 Oct 1829 ; m. 23 Nov 1820 Eleanor, dau. of John James Hirtzel, Exeter, merchant ; d. 27 Dec 1841.
DILKS, see also DILKES.
DILKS, — ; b. ; in under school lists 1715,1716.
DILLON, LUKE, son of Henry Dillon MP (I), Clonbrock, co.Galway, and Margaret, widow of Sir Arthur Shaen, Bart., and dau. of Morgan Mahan, Togherstown, co.Westmeath ; b. ; adm. (aged 16) Jul 1742 ; of Clonbrock, co.Galway ; m. Bridget, dau. of John Kelly, Castle Kelly, co.Galway ; d. 2 Nov 1773.
DILLY, JAMES ; b. ; adm. 24 Sep 1772 ; left Christmas 1773.
DINEVOR, BARONS, see RICE and RICE-TREVOR.
DISBROWE, JOHN, son of Samuel Disbrowe, Westminster ; b. ; in under school list 1715 ; KS (aged 13) 1717 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1721, matr.10 Jun 1721, Westminster Student 22 Dec 1721 – void 3 Jul 1728 ; BA 1725 ; ordained deacon 28 May 1727 (Rochester), to curacy of Plumstead, Kent.
DISBROWE, SAMUEL ; b. ; adm. ; BB 1723-7 (Chapter Muniments 33756-9).
DISNEY, CATHROW DISNEY, see CATHROW-DISNEY, JAMES CATHROW DISNEY.
DISNEY, MATTHEW, only son of Rev.Thomas Disney, Rector of Stoke Hammond and Vicar of Bradwell, Bucks., and his first wife Joane, dau. of Edward Willes, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. ; bapt 9 Apr 1656 ; adm. ; KS 1671 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1675, matr.18 Jun 1675, aged 18, Westminster Student 29 Dec 1675 – void 1684 ; BA 1679 ; MA 1682 ; ordained deacon 25 Sep 1681, priest 18 Dec 1681 (both Oxford); Vicar of Bradwell, Bucks., 6 May 1682-93 ; Rector of Bletchley, Bucks., from 19 Jul 1693 ; m.1st, 3 Jun 1683 Sarah, dau. of Samuel Ironside, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. ; m.2nd (license dated 29 Sep 1691) Mary, widow of Paul Dayrell, Lillingstone Dayrell, Bucks., and dau. of Elias Palmer, Surveyor-Gen. of the Ordnance, Tower of London ; d. 23 Jan 1715/6.
DISTON, JOHN, son of William Diston, London ; b. ; adm. ; Min.Can. (aged 15) 1714 ; apprenticed to Jabez Collier, Symonds Inn, solicitor, 12 Jul 1716. [Father possibly William Diston, St.Stephen’s, Coleman Street, London, merchant]
DITCHFIELD, JOHN, second son of Edward Ditchfield, St.Mary Woolchurch Haw, London, and Edmonton, Middlesex, and his second wife Katharine, dau. of John Whittingham, Middlewich, Cheshire ; bapt. 19 Jan 1617/8 ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1638, matr. 23 Nov 1638, aged 18 ; BA 1642 ; MA 1645 ; ordained ; Headmaster, St.Albans School, from 1647 [check] ; buried St.Albans, Herts. 22 May 1658.
DIVE, HUGH, brother of Lewis George Dive (qv) ; bapt.Great Missenden, Bucks., 26 Jul 1775 (IGI); adm. 17 Oct 1785 ; Cornet, 2nd Dragoon Guards 20 Jan 1790 ; Lieut., 6 Apr 1791 ; Capt., 19 Feb 1793 ; Maj., Fifeshire Fencible Infantry 20 Oct 1794 ; Lieut.-Col., Loyal Inverness Fencible Infantry 24 Apr 1800 ; Paymaster, 10th Foot 31 Mar 1808 ; half-pay 12 Aug 1823 ; of Shortlands, Oystermouth, Glamorgan ; m. (by 1832) Lucinda Catherine — (born Ireland) ; d. 4 Sep 1860, aged 85.
DIVE, LEWIS GEORGE, illegitimate son of Capt.Lewis George Dive, 2nd Foot Guards, and Elizabeth King ; b. ; adm.26 Jan 1778 ; Ensign, 1st Foot Guards 4 Apr 1783 ; Lieut. and Capt., 11 Aug 1790 ; retd. 15 Mar 1794 ; of Milwich Hall, Staffs. ; m. Juliana [Whitehead ?] ; d. 22 Jul 1857, in 89th year.
DIVES, HENRY ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Feb 1720/1 ; in under school list 1722. [Perhaps Henry Dives (or Dyve), son of Lewis Dives (or Dyve) and Christiana Beverley, bapt.St.Martin’s in the Fields 15 Feb 1706 (IGI)]
DIVES, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Jun 1717 ; in under school list 1721.[Perhaps Ensign 2nd Foot Guards 25 Jan 1727/8, Lieut. 25 Apr 1734, retd. Nov 1741] [Perhaps John Dive, Ranton Hall, Staffs., who m. 22 Aug 1737 Anne Dorothy, dau. of Hugh Montgomery]
DIXON, — ; b. ; in under school list 1715.
DIXON, GEORGE ; b. ; adm.20 Jan 1774 (paid £2-2-0 admission).
DIXON, GEORGE, brother of Henry Dixon (qv) ; b. 5 Aug 1801 ; adm.22 Sep 1813 ; left 1821 ; Ensign and Lieut., 3rd Foot Guards 20 Jan 1820 ; Capt., 25th Foot 8 Apr 1826 ; Lieut. and Capt., 3rd Foot Guards 13 Apr 1826 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 20 May 1836 ; Brevet Col., 9 Nov 1846 ; Maj., 25 Mar 1853 ; Maj.-Gen., 20 Jun 1854 ; Lieut.-Gen., 30 May 1862 ; Col., 104th Foot (Bengal Fusiliers) from 2 Feb 1867 ; Gen., 1 Apr 1870 ; m. 15 Nov 1838 Mary Frances, widow of Rev.John Biddulph, Rector of Frankton, Warwicks., and second dau. of Rev.Edward Sacheverell Wilmot, Rector of Kirk Langley, Derbs. ; d. 15 May 1874.
DIXON, HAROLD BAILY, brother of William Jerrold Dixon (qv) ; b. 11 Aug 1852 ; adm.15 Jun 1865 ; QS 1867 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1871, matr.27 May 1871 ; 3rd cl.Classics (Mods) 1873, 1st cl.Natural Science 1875 ; BA 1875 ; MA 1878 ; played Association Football against Cambridge ; Millard Lecturer, Trin.Coll.Oxford 1879-86, Bedford Lecturer, Balliol Coll.Oxford 1881-6 ; Fellow of Balliol Coll.1886-7 ; Natural Science Examiner, Oxford 1886-8, 1899-1900 ; FRS 4 Jun 1886, Royal Medal 1913 ; Professor of Chemistry, Owen’s Coll., Manchester Univ., 1886-1922, Hon.Professor from 1922 ; member, Royal Commission on Explosions of Coal Dust in Mines 1891-4, Royal Commission on Coal Supplies 1902-5 ; President, Chemical Society 1909-11 ; member, Home Office Executive Committee on Explosions in Mines 1911-4 ; Deputy Inspector of High Explosives, Manchester area, during 1914-18 War ; CBE 7 Jun 1918 ; Chairman, Selective Committee for NW District, Ministry of Labour 1922 ; Superintendent of Research on Ignition of Gases under Safety in Mines Research Board 1927 ; author, The Conditions of Chemical Change in Gases, 1884, and other works ; m.1st, 14 Jul 1885 Olive Beechey, dau. of Edward Martin Hopkins, Montreal, Canada, and London, East India merchant ; m.2nd, 26 Aug 1918 Muriel Agnes Mary, dau. of William Kinch, Henley, Oxfordshire, solicitor ; d. 18 Sep 1930.
DIXON, HENRY, eldest son of John Dixon, Gledhow Hall, Yorkshire, and Lydia, d. of Rev.John Parker, Astle Hall, Cheshire ; b. 19 Nov 1794 ; adm.17 Sep 1806 ; left 1811 ; Cornet, 15th Light Dragoons (Hussars) 14 Jan 1813 ; Lieut., 25 Aug 1813 ; Capt., 10 Feb 1820 ; retd. 31 Oct 1822 ; served at Waterloo ; m. 24 Dec 1829 Emma Matilda, youngest dau. of Rev.Edward Sacheverel Wilmot, Chaddesden, Derbs. ; d. 3 Aug 1838.
DIXON, JOHN, brother of Henry Dixon (qv) ; b. 19 Feb 1799 ; adm.13 Feb 1812 ; left Bartholomewtide 1817 ; Ensign and Lieut., 1st Foot Guards 10 Dec 1825 ; Lieut. and Capt., 1 Dec 1830 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 18 May 1841 ; retd. 7 Mar 1851 ; of Astle Hall, Cheshire ; JP Cheshire, High Sheriff 1843 ; m. 14 May 1840 Sophia, dau. of Thomas William Tatton, Wythenshawe, Cheshire ; d. 10 Mar 1873.
DIXON, JOHN, only son of John Dixon, Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Cecil Lodge, Abbots Langley, Herts., merchant, and Susanna, sister of Charles Littledale (qv) ; b.(Rotterdam) 6 Nov 1804 ; adm.16 Apr 1817 ; left Midsummer 1817 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.22 Apr 1822 ; BA 1829 ; living at Kempston Grange, Beds., with uncle Henry Littledale (qv) in 1861 (1861 Census), and in 1871 at Regents Park, London (1871 Census, then aged 66) ; d. 5 Apr 1874.
DIXON, JOHN KENNEDY, son of John Dixon, and Catherine — ; bapt. Hawkhurst, Kent 12 Oct 1789 ; at school Christmas 1800 ; in school lists 1801, May 1803, Oct 1803; buried St Luke, Chelsea 21 Dec 1828, aged 40. [presumably m. at Wateringbury, Kent, 10 Aug 1812 Patty Eagleton (IGI) ; m. 2nd (?), by 1828 Martha —]
DIXON, WILLIAM JERROLD, eldest son of William Hepworth Dixon, St.James’s Terrace, Regent’s Park, London, author and journalist, and Marian, dau. of James McMahon, Ardwick Green, Manchester, and Dublin, Ireland ; b. 24 Mar 1848 ; adm.13 Mar 1862 ; QS 1863 ; left Dec 1866 ; while helping to save lives in the terrible ice accident in Regent’s Park on 15 Jan 1867 he caught a severe chill which rendered him more or less an invalid for the rest of his life ; adm.Inner Temple 15 Apr 1867, called to bar 26 Jan 1870 ; South-Eastern Circuit ; Hon.Secretary, Savage Club ; Secretary to Dublin Sanitary Commission 1879 ; author, Married Another, and of numerous magazine articles ; d.unm. at Dublin 20 Oct 1879.
DIZINGTON, THOMAS LUCAS, son of Thomas Dizington, Farthinghoe, Northants., and Mary Robinson ; b. 3 May 1711 ; adm. (aged 12) Sep 1725 ; Min.Can.1728, 1729 ; buried Abinger, Surrey 16 Apr 1733.
DOBBS, — ; at school 20 Oct 1789.
DOBINS, WILLIAM, son of William Dobins MP, Warmington, Gloucs.[check], and Margaret, dau. of Edmund Percival, Ringwood, Hants. ; b. ; at school under Busby (J.Peile, Biog.Register of Christ’s Coll., I, 597) ; Christ’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.12 Jun 1661, aged 15 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 11 May 1663, called to bar 13 May 1670, Bencher May 1691, Treasurer 1697 ; m. Elizabeth, dau. of Henry Shelley, Patcham, Sussex ; d. 25 Jan 1708/9.
DOBSON, FITZHERBERT, son of Rev.Henry Dobson DD, Rector of Boldon, co.Durham, and Prebendary of Durham, and Elizabeth — ; bapt. Durham Cathedral 2 Feb 1704/5 ; adm. (aged 10) Oct 1715 ; Min.Can.1719,1720 ; Clare Hall, Cambridge, adm.pens.12 Dec 1720 ; BA 1724/5 ; MA 1728 ; ordained deacon 3 Sep 1727, priest 2 Mar 1727/8 (both Lichfield) ; held curacies in Staffordshire 1727-42.
DOBSON, WILLIAM, eldest son of Rev.William Dobson DD, President of Trinity Coll.Oxford, and Jane, sister of Samuel Bowdler (qv) ; b. 1 Nov 1681 ; adm. ; KS 1697 ; left 1701 ; Trinity Coll.Oxford, matr.27 Feb 1700/1, aged 16 (sic) ; BA 1704 ; MA 1707 ; Fellow, Trinity Coll. [check] ; ordained priest 18 Dec 1709 (Oxford) ; Vicar of Middleton Tyas, Yorks., from 31 Mar 1713 ; m. Anna Maria — ; d.1717 (successor instituted 18 May 1717).
DOCKWRA, WILLIAM, son of William Dockwra, London ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1696 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1700, matr.25 Jun 1700, aged 18, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1700 – void 1735, presumably on death ; BA 1704 ; MA 1707 ; ordained deacon 29 May 1712, priest 29 Dec 1712 (both Oxford) ; Perpetual Curate of Stratton Audley, Oxfordshire (occurs 1716 (as Dacra, Christian name not given)- 1734) ; d. May 1735, aged 55. [Evidently William Dockwra, son of William Dockwra, promoter of the penny post, and Rebecca, dau. of Rev.Richard Dukeson DD, Rector of St.Clement Danes, London, bapt.St.Andrew Undershaft, London 24 Mar 1680 (IGI)]
DOCKWRAY, — ; b. ; adm.22 Mar 1769 ; left Easter 1770.
DOD, see also DODD and DODDE.
DOD, — ; b. ; adm. ; QS in 1556 (Chapter Muniments 37713).
DOD, JOHN, brother of Peirce Dod (qv) ; bapt. St Clement Danes, London 6 Dec 1737 ; in school lists 1751,1752 ; EICS Bengal 1754 ; arrived in India 4 Aug 1755 ; Assistant, Export Warehouse ; served as volunteer during siege of Calcutta ; smothered in the Black Hole of Calcutta 20 Jun 1756.
DOD, JOHN, son of Rev.Nehemiah Dod, Minister of Knightsbridge Chapel, Westminster ; bapt. 4 Dec 1625 ; at school under Busby (J.E.B.Mayor, ed, Admissions to St.John’s Coll.Camb., I, 173) ; St.Catherine’s Hall, Cambridge, adm.pens.3 May 1644 ; migr. to St.John’s Coll., adm.pens.17 Oct 1645 ; BA 1647/8 (incorp.Oxford 6 Mar 1648/9 ; MA (Oxford) 28 Apr 1649 ; Fellow, Corpus Christi Coll.Oxford 21 Sep 1648 (admitted by Parliamentary Visitors) ; perhaps John Dod who was Student of Christ Church, Oxford, to resignation Mar 1662 ; Rector of Nether Heyford, Oxfordshire, c.1651 – ejection 1662 ; m. Mary, dau. of Edward Baker (elected to Cambridge 1616, qv); living at Witney, Oxfordshire, in 1669.
DOD (or DODD), NATHANIEL, second son of Francis Dod, London, citizen and haberdasher, and Mary, dau. of George Dalton, London, goldsmith ; b. ; adm. ; QS ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1582, matr.1 Feb 1582/3, aged 18, Westminster Student to 1595 ; BA 1586 ; MA 1589 ; BD 14 Apr 1600 ; DD 17 Jul 1600 ; ordained ; Rector of Llanwenarth, Monmouthshire, 1595 ; Prebendary of Chester 17 Jan 1595/6- Nov 1607 (resigned) ; Vicar of Newent, Gloucs., from 12 Nov 1605 ; m. Anne Garnet ; dead by 12 Mar 1616/7 when successor appointed at Newent.
DOD, PEIRCE, elder son of Peirce Dod MD FRCP FRS, Red Lion Square, Holborn, Physician to St.Bartholomew’s Hospital, and Elizabeth, dau. of Abraham Chambers, St.Dunstan in the West, London, banker and goldsmith ; bapt.St.Clement Danes 14 Aug 1734 (IGI); adm. (aged 13) Jan 1748/9 ; in school list 1752 ; University Coll.Oxford, matr.7 Apr 1753 ; BA 1756 ; migrated to Corpus Christi Coll.Cambridge ; MA 1762 ; ordained priest 10 Jun 1759 (Rochester, lit.dim. from London) ; Vicar of Godmersham, Kent 19 Jun 1772-8 ; Vicar of Kington St.Michael, Wilts., 25 Mar 1778 – Jan 1779 ; d. 7 Oct 1797.
DOD (or DODD), ROBERT, brother of John Dod (at school under Busby, qv) ; b. ; at school under Busby (Calamy Revised, 166); Corpus Christi Coll.Oxford, matr.25 Mar 1652 ; ordained (London) 1660 ; Rector of Inworth, Essex, 27 Jul 1660 – ejected 1662 ; licensed as a Presbyterian preacher at Sible Hedingham, Essex 10 Jun 1672 ; minister to a congregation at Hornchurch, Essex, in 1690 ; m. ; d. 9 Apr 1696, aged 65.
DODD, CHARLES WILLIAM, son of James William Dodd (qv) ; b. 6 Jun 1800 ; at Charterhouse Sch. 1811-2 ; adm.Mich.1812 ; left 8 May 1817 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 22 May 1817, aged 17 ; BA 1821 ; MA 1824 ; an Usher at the School 19 Sep 1821 ; ordained deacon 16 Jun 1822, priest 1 Mar 1824 (both Lincoln) ; Chaplain and Schoolmaster, Royal Navy, from 1828 ; m. 1832 Hester Louisa, dau. of John David, Deputy Assistant Commissary General, Malta ; d. on board HMS Madagascar in the Gulf of Nauplia, Greece 4 Sep 1834, aged 35.
DODD, EDMUND JAMES, youngest son of James William Dodd (qv) ; b. 5 Oct 1812 ; adm. 8 Jul 1822 ; articled clerk to solicitors in Evesham, Worcs., and Cambridge ; adm.attorney, Easter 1836 ; of Southsea, Hampshire ; m. (by 1841) Jane Lambert — (born Barnwell, Cambs.) ; d. 17 Jul 1871.
DODD, JAMES WILLIAM, son of James William Dodd, Bury St.Edmunds, Suffolk, actor, and Martha Dodd, actress ; bapt.St.Stephen, Norwich, Norfolk 4 Feb 1759 ; adm.24 Sep 1770 ; KS 1774 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1779, adm.pens. 2 Jun 1779, scholar 7 Apr 1780, matr.Mich.1781 ; BA 1783 ; MA 1786 ; Minor Fellow 2 Oct 1784, Major Fellow 5 Jul 1785 (still 1800) ; an Usher at the School from 1784 (latterly Second Usher) ; House Usher to Mothers Clough, Glover and Packharness on the Terrace in Dean’s Yard ; ordained deacon 30 Nov 1787, priest 13 May 1788 (both Rochester) ; Vicar of Swineshead, Lincs., 7 Apr 1800-11 ; Rector of North Runcton, Norfolk, from 20 Apr 1811 ; a book collector, and member, Roxburghe Club from 1813 ; author, Ballads of Archery, Sonnets etc., 1818 ; m.1st, — ; m.2nd, 16 May 1811 Ann Whitaker, St.Pancras, Middlesex ; d. 27 Aug 1818, aged 58. Buried in the East Cloister, Westminster Abbey, memorial tablet in Dark Cloister.
DODD, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Jun 1718 (“probably a chorister”) ; left 1718.
DODD, THOMAS, b. ; adm. ; QS ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1577, adm.scholar 1578, matr.Lent 1577/8 ; BA 1581/2 ; MA 1585 ; ordained deacon and priest 16 Dec 1586 (Lincoln) ; Rector of Eastwell, Leics., from 21 Dec 1586 ; m. ; d. 1628.
DODD, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Mar 1736/7 ; left 1737.
DODDE, — ; b. ; adm. ; left 1656 (School Lists 1656, first two quarters).
DODDINGTON, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. ; QS in 1570 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1574, but never adm.
DODGSON, CHARLES, eldest son of Charles Dodgson, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Capt., 4th Dragoon Guards, and Lucy, sister of James Deacon Hume (qv) ; b. 2 Nov 1800 ; adm.14 Jan 1811 ; KS (Capt.) 1814 ; Capt. of the School 1817 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1818, matr.5 May 1818, Westminster Student ; 1st cl.Mathematics and 1st cl.Classics 1821 ; BA 1822 ; MA 1824 ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1823, priest 28 May 1826 (both Oxford) ; Perpetual Curate, Daresbury, Cheshire 27 Mar 1827-43 ; Examining Chaplain to Charles Thomas Longley (qv), Bishop of Ripon, 1836-56 ; Rector of Croft, Yorks., 9 Jun 1843 ; Canon Residentiary of Ripon from 18 Dec 1852 ; Archdeacon of Richmond from 7 Jun 1854 ; author, The Controversy of Faith, 1850, and other works ; m. 5 Apr 1827 his cousin Frances Jane, dau. of Charles Lutwidge, Holmrook, Cumberland, by whom he was the father of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (“Lewis Carroll”), the author and mathematician ; d. 21 Jun 1868.
DODGSON, FRANCIS HUME, eldest son of Hassard Hume Dodgson (qv) ; b. 23 Aug 1834 ; adm.3 Jun 1847 ; QS 1849 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1853, matr.18 May 1853, Westminster Student to 1857 ; Lieut., Royal Artillery 6 Mar – 30 Apr 1856, recommissioned 10 Aug 1856 – res 9 Dec 1864 ; emigrated to Australia in 1865 ; resident initially in Queensland and then in Victoria ; m. at Arawack, Queensland 16 Oct 1882 Williamina Ellen, dau. of Lieut. William King, Royal Artillery ; d. at Kew, Victoria, Australia 23 Aug 1917.
DODGSON, HASSARD HUME, brother of Charles Dodgson (qv) ; b. Dec 1803 ; adm.15 Jun 1813 ; absent 1816-7 ; KS (Capt.) 1818 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1822, matr.18 May 1822, Westminster Student to 1833 ; 1st cl.Classics 1825 ; Ireland Scholar 1826 ; BA 1826 ; MA 1829 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 2 Feb 1827 and Inner Temple 24 Jan 1844, called to bar Inner Temple 30 Jan 1872 ; practised as a special pleader ; Master, Court of Common Pleas 1871-9, Supreme Court of Judicature from 1879 ; m.27 Aug 1833 his cousin Caroline, fifth dau. of James Deacon Hume (qv) ; d. 3 Sep 1884.
DODGSON, PERCY, son of Hassard Hume Dodgson (qv) ; b.3 Feb 1838 ; adm.26 Mar 1852 ; Cornet, 10th Light Dragoons (Hussars) 5 Feb 1858 ; 14th Light Dragoons (Hussars) 5 Mar 1858 ; retd.1864 ; emigrated to Australia in 1865 with his brother Francis Hume Dodgson (qv) ; d. unm. at Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia 10 Sep 1886.
DODS, JOHN CHARLES, son of Isaac Dods, Spalding, Lincs., corn merchant, and Jane Cutts, dau. of Francis Gilbert, Spalding, Lincs. ; b. 20 Dec 1845 ; adm.BB 16 Jun 1857 ; left Dec 1861 ; a civil and mining engineer ; went to USA in 1870 to establish the Bessemer process there ; employed with La Clede Fire Brick Co., St.Louis, Missouri, for fourteen years ; Superintendent, Edgar Zinc Smelteries, Cherryvale, Kansas, from c.1904 ; m. 2 Jul 1873 Clara, dau. of George Lathrop Huntington, Springfield, Illinois, dry goods merchant ; d. at Cherryvale, Kansas, USA 1 Sep 1911.
DODSON, PAUL AUGUSTUS, brother of William Francis Dodson (qv) ; b. 13 Mar 1819 ; adm.25 Jun 1830 ; KS 1833 ; Worcester Coll.Oxford, matr.10 May 1838 ; BA 1844 ; MA 1847 ; ordained deacon 1844, priest 1845 (both Lincoln) ; Curate, Sutterby-with-Gunby, Lincs., 1844-7 ; Vicar of Haugh, Lincs., from 1847 ; d.unm. 10 Dec 1884.
DODSON, WILLIAM FRANCIS, eldest son of Rev.William Dodson, Rector of Well-with-Claxby, Lincs., and Elizabeth Dorothy, sister of Thomas Davis Lamb (adm.1788, qv); b. 30 Sep 1815 ; adm. 26 Jun 1829 (Stikeman ?) ; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, adm.pens. 13 Nov 1834, matr.Mich.1835 ; LLB 1841 ; LLD 1846 ; adm.Middle Temple 17 Apr 1839 ; adm.advocate, Doctors’ Commons 2 Nov 1846 ; m. 6 Nov 1867 Emily Jane, dau. of John Smith ; d. 19 Nov 1890.
DODSON, WILLIAM MARRIOTT, son of George Timmins Dodson, Smeeton Westerby, Lincs., and Emily Anne, dau. of William Morpett Marriott ; b. 21 Jun 1866 ; adm. (H) 27 May 1880 ; left May 1881 ; living Bettws y Coed, Caenarvonshire, in 1901, own means (1901 Census) ; a well-known amateur photographer ; d. at Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire 30 May 1955.
DODSWORTH, JOHN HENRY, son of John Dodsworth, Thornton Watlass, Yorks., and Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Henry Stapylton, Bart., MP, Myton upon Swale, Yorks. ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1707 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1712, adm.12 Jun 1712, aged 18, scholar 1 May 1713, did not matr. ; adm.Gray’s Inn 10 Feb 1720/1 ; m. 8 Feb 1718/9 Henrietta, dau. of John Hutton, Marske, Yorks., and sister of Most Rev.Matthew Hutton DD, Archbishop of Canterbury ; buried 28 May 1760.
DODSWORTH, ROBERT, only son of Roger Dodsworth, Hutton Grange, near Preston, Lancs., antiquary, and Holcroft, widow of Lawrence Rawstorne, Hutton Grange, and dau. of Robert Hesketh, Rufford, Lancs. ; b. ; at school under Osbaldeston (J.Peile, Biog.Reg. of Christ’s Coll., I, 431) ; Christ’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.sizar 16 Apr 1634, aged 20 ; BA 1637/8 ; ordained ; Vicar of Barton-on-Humber, Lincs., 1642 ; Rector of Burton by Lincoln, Lincs., 22 Sep 1642 ; m.1st, — Wilkinson ; m.2nd, Alice, widow of Robert Stamford, High Ash, Lancs., and dau. of Thomas Stirrup, Lincoln ; buried Fishlake, Yorks. 7 Jan 1645/6.
DOHERTY, WILLIAM VERNON, eldest son of William Doherty, Albert Hall Mansions, Kensington Gore, London, parliamentary printer, and Catherine Anne, dau. of John Davis, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, chemist ; b.4 Jun 1871 ; adm. (H, later R) 22 Sep 1881 ; left Apr 1889 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.8 Jun 1889 ; played lawn tennis against Cambridge (singles) 1892, (singles and doubles) 1893 ; BA 1892 ; MA 1896 ; Wells Theol.College 1896 ; ordained deacon 1896, priest 1897 (both Chichester) ; Curate, Hove, Sussex 1896-8 ; Chaplain, Christ Church, Oxford 1899-1914 ; d. 6 Jul 1936.
DOIDGE, JAMES ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1694 ; d. 1696/7.
DOIG, JAMES, son of James Doig, Marylebone, London, and Antigua, West Indies, plantation owner, and Elizabeth, dau. of Nesbitt Darby, Antigua and Cavendish Square, London ; b. ; adm.25 Sep 1778 ; left Aug 1780 ; plantation owner in Antigua ; m.22 Oct 1787 Margaret Hurst ; d.25 Apr 1804.
DOLBEN, SIR GILBERT, BART., eldest son of John Dolben (elected Oxford 1640, qv) ; b.16 Nov 1658 ; adm. ; KS 1671 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1674, matr.18 Jul 1674, aged 15, Westminster Student 22 Dec 1674 – void 1679 ; adm.Inner Temple, called to bar 28 Nov 1680, Bencher 1706, Treasurer 1721 ; MP Ripon 1685-7, Peterborough 1689-98, Feb 1700/1-10, Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) 1710-5 ; Puisne Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Ireland 24 Jun 1701 – May 1720 ; created baronet 1 Apr 1704 ; in the debate on the Aylesbury case in Jan 1704 Dolben maintained the exclusive jurisdiction of the House of Commons in election questions ; mentioned by John Dryden (qv) in the postscript to his translation of the Aeneid ; m. Anne, dau. of Tanfield Mulso, Finedon, Northants. ; d. 22 Oct 1722. ODNB.
DOLBEN, JOHN, eldest son of William Dolben (elected Oxford 1603, qv) ; b. 24 Mar 1624/5 ; adm. ; KS 1637 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1640, matr.3 Jul 1640, Westminster Student 1640 – 7 Jul 1648, when deprived for refusing to submit to the Parliamentary Visitors (Burrows, ed., 1881, 144) ; BA and MA 9 Dec 1647 ; BD and DD 3 Oct 1660 ; joined royalist army as volunteer, wounded at Marston Moor and again during siege of York ; promoted for his bravery to the ranks of Capt. and Major ; returned to studies at Oxford 1646 ; ordained deacon 1656 (Chichester) ; with John Fell and Richard Allestree continued to hold the services of the prescribed Church of England in the house of Dr Thomas Willis in Oxford, an act of loyalty commemorated by Sir Peter Lely in his picture of the three divines in Christ Church Hall ; Canon of Christ Church, Oxford 27 Jul 1660 – Nov 1666 ; Rector of Newington cum Britwell, Oxfordshire 1660 ; Chaplain in Ordinary to Charles II c.1661-6; Prebendary of St.Paul’s 21 Apr 1661 – Nov 1666 ; Archdeacon of London 11 Oct 1662- May 1664 ; Vicar of St.Giles, Cripplegate, London, 15 Nov 1662 – res 18 Mar 1663/4 ; Dean of Westminster 3 Dec 1662 – Aug 1683 ; he and the Westminster Scholars assisted in saving St.Dunstan in the East from the Great Fire 3 Sep 1666 (Autobiography of William Taswell, Camden Soc.Pub.lv, 12) ; Clerk of the Closet 15 Jun 1664 – Feb 1667/8, deprived on Clarendon’s fall ; Proctor in Convocation for Diocese of Oxford 1661 ; Prolocutor, Lower House of Convocation Dec 1664 – Nov 1666 ; consecrated Bishop of Rochester 25 Nov 1666 ; Lord High Almoner 21 Oct 1675 – Mar 1684 ; Archbishop of York from 16 Aug 1683 ; FRS 29 Mar 1665 ; a prelate of great presence and courage, and one of the most popular preachers of the day ; the subject of lines 868-9 of John Dryden (qv)’s Absalom and Achitophel ; m. 14 Jan 1657/8 Catherine, dau. of Ralph Sheldon, Stanton, Ellastone, Staffs., and niece of Most Rev.Gilbert Sheldon DD, Archbishop of Canterbury ; d. 11 Apr 1686. ODNB.
DOLBEN, JOHN, son of John Dolben (elected Oxford 1640, qv) ; bap 1 Jul 1662 ; at school in 1676 (Calendar of Wynn Papers, 2778) ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.23 Mar 1677/8, Canoneer Student 11 Jul 1678 – void 1683 ; BA 1681 (Act Book) ; adm.Inner Temple 28 Oct 1677, called to bar 8 Jun 1684 ; dissipated his fortune and went to Bengal in 1692 as Judge Advocate for East India Company, holding position until dismissal in 1694 ; supercargo on voyage to China for East India Company 1699-1700 ; in England in 1701-2, but again went out to East Indies ; back in England in 1706 ; MP Liskeard from 21 Nov 1707 ; an active parliamentarian ; led impeachment proceedings against Sacheverell Dec 1709 – Jan 1710, but broke down in health and retired to Epsom, Surrey ; m. by Dec 1683 Elizabeth, second dau. of Tanfield Mulso, Finedon, Northants. ; d. 29 May 1710. ODNB.
DOLBEN, SIR JOHN, BART., only son of Sir Gilbert Dolben, Bart. (qv) ; b. 12 Feb 1683/4 ; adm. Rugby Sch. 26 Sep 1693 ; adm. ; KS (Capt.) 1700 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.11 May 1702 ; BA 22 Jan 1704/5 ; MA 1707 ; BD and DD 1717 ; ordained deacon 19 Jun 1709, priest 8 Apr 1711 (both Rochester) ; Sub-Dean, Chapel Royal 20 Apr 1713 – Mar 1718 ; Vicar of Finedon, Northants., from 30 Sep 1714 ; Prebendary of Durham from 2 Apr 1718, holding the “golden” stall there from 17 Jul 1719 ; Rector of Burton Latimer, Northants., from 14 Mar 1718/9 ; succ.father as 2nd baronet 22 Oct 1722 ; Visitor of Balliol Coll.Oxford from 22 Jun 1728 ; a warm friend of Francis Atterbury (qv) ; Anthony Alsop (qv) inscribed a number of his Latin odes to Dolben ; m. 28 Jul 1720 Hon.Elizabeth Digby, second dau. of William Digby, 5th Baron Digby (I) ; d. 20 Nov 1756. ODNB.
DOLBEN, JOHN, son of John Dolben (adm.1676, qv) ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1705 ; left 1708 ; mentions his schoolfellow Thomas Moore (QS 1705, qv) in his will, made in his eighteenth year when he was “designed for a voyage to the East Indies” and dated 27 Mar 1708 (proved 22 Dec 1710) ; he seems to have died “off the Cape” while on his voyage.
DOLBEN, SIR JOHN ENGLISH, BART., only surviving son of Sir William Dolben, Bart. (qv), and his first wife ; b. 4 May 1750 ; adm. ; KS 1763 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1768, matr.1 Jun 1768, Westminster Student 29 Dec 1768 – void by marriage 30 Oct 1779 ; BCL 1775 ; DCL 1788 ; succ.father as 4th baronet 20 Mar 1814 ; FSA 6 Apr 1780 ; the mural monument to Edward Wortley Montagu (qv) in the West Cloister was erected by Dolben in memory of his old schoolfellow ; m. 26 Oct 1779 Hannah, dau. of William Hallett, jun., Canons, Little Stanmore, Middlesex ; d. 27 Sep 1837.
DOLBEN, WILLIAM, only son of John Dolben, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, and Alice, dau. of Richard Myddelton, Denbigh, and niece of Sir Hugh Myddelton MP, projector of the New River ; b. ; adm. ; QS ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1603, matr.10 Feb 1603/4, aged 16, Westminster Student to 1607 ; BA 1607 ; migrated to All Souls Coll. ; Fellow, All Souls 1607-19, Sub-Warden 1618 ; MA 1610 (incorp.Cambridge 1614) ; BD 1617 ; DD 1619 ; ordained deacon and priest 16 May 1613 (Gloucester) ; Vicar of Llanvynneth, Pembrokeshire, 5 Apr 1615 ; Rector of Stackpole Elidor, Pembrokeshire, 1616-8 ; Rector of Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, 28 Sep 1620-3 ; Rector of Llanynys, Denbighshire, 1623 [but check] ; Rector of St.Bartholomew by the Exchange, London 11 Jul – Nov 1623 ; Rector of Stanwick and of Benefield, Northants., from 8 Nov 1623 ; Prebendary of Lincoln from 31 Aug 1629 ; his great-grandson Sir John Dolben, Bart. (qv), claimed that he was nominated Bishop of Gloucester shortly before his death, but it seems more probable that the intended diocese was Bangor ; m. Elizabeth, dau. of Capt.Hugh Williams, Cochwillan, Caernarvonshire, and niece of Most Rev.John Williams DD, Archbishop of York ; buried Stanwick, Northants. 19 Sep 1631. ODNB.
DOLBEN, SIR WILLIAM, BART., only surviving son of Sir John Dolben, Bart. (qv) ; b. 26 Jan 1726/7 ; adm. (aged 7) Sep 1734 ; KS 1740 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1744, matr.28 May 1744, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1744 – void by marriage 27 Jun 1748 ; DCL 7 Jul 1763 ; succ.father as 3rd baronet 20 Nov 1756 ; High Sheriff, Northants. 1760 ; Verderer of Rockingham Forest 1765 ; MP Oxford University 3 Feb 1768-68, Northamptonshire 1768-74, Oxford University 1780-1806 ; a respected member of the House of Commons and a steady supporter of Wilberforce’s measures for the abolition of the slave trade ; m.1st, 17 May 1748 Judith, dau. of Somerset English, Housekeeper of Hampton Court Palace ; m.2nd, 14 Oct 1789 Charlotte, widow of John Scotchmer, Troston Hall, Suffolk, banker, and sister of John Affleck (qv) ; d. 20 Mar 1814. ODNB.
DOLBEN, WILLIAM SOMERSET, only son of Sir John English Dolben, Bart. (qv) ; b. 22 Jul 1780 ; adm.17 Feb 1792 ; in sixth form list 1796 ; Lieut.-Col., Northamptonshire Militia 23 Sep 1809 ; m. 19 Nov 1812 his cousin Frances, dau. of Capt.Walter Saunders [presumably Capt. and Paymaster, East Middlesex Militia ?] ; d. 1 Feb 1817.
DOLLING, BOUGHEY WILLIAM, second son of Robert Ratcliffe Dolling (qv) ; b. 3 Jun 1782 ; in school lists 1795,1797 ; Exeter Coll.Oxford, commoner 17 Aug 1796, matr.27 Apr 1796 (sic) ; BA 1800 ; MA 1805 ; Fellow of Exeter Coll. 27 Dec 1800 – 28 Jul 1806, vacated by marriage ; ordained deacon 23 Jun 1805, priest 15 Jun 1806 (both Peterborough) ; Rector of Bolnhurst, Beds., 16 Sep – Dec 1806 ; Rector of Magheralin, co.Down, from 1806 ; Precentor of Dromore from 27 Dec 1806 ; m. 28 Jul 1806 Mary, dau. of John Short, Solihull, Warwicks., surgeon ; d. 13 Jan 1853.
DOLLING, JOHN SAUNDERS, eldest son of Robert Ratcliffe Dolling (qv) ; bapt.Aldenham, Herts. 28 Jan 1777 (IGI); adm. ; Min.Can.1790 ; KS (aged 14) 1791 ; d. while at school c.1794.
DOLLING, ROBERT RATCLIFFE, son of James Dolling, Great Russell Street, London, brewery manager, and Mary, only child of J.Ratcliffe, Hatton Garden, London ; b. ; adm. ; KS (aged 14) 1761 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1765, matr.7 Jun 1765, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1765 – void 27 May 1772 (expiry year of grace as R.Etchingham) ; BA 1769 ; MA 1772 ; BCL 1775 ; ordained deacon 21 May 1769, priest 10 Jun 1770 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Etchingham, Sussex 25 May 1771-5 ; Domestic Chaplain to Dowager Baroness Delamer 21 Oct 1771 ; Vicar of Aldenham, Herts., 17 Jun 1775-94 ; Lecturer, St.George the Martyr, London 8 May 1776 ; Rector of Titsey, Surrey from 19 Mar 1776 ; Rector of Bolnhurst, Beds., from 20 Mar 1794 ; JP Hertfordshire (occurs 1783-4) ; m. Mar 1776 Mary, dau. of Paul Saunders, Bloomsbury, London, tapestry manufacturer ; d.c.1803 (will proved PCC 12 Nov 1803).
DOMEIER, AUGUSTUS EDWARD, son of Wilhelm Friedrich Domeier MD, Gosport, Hampshire, originally from Hannover, Germany, Physician to Duke of Sussex, and Sophie Luzie (Esther Bernard, poet), formerly wife of Samuel Bernard, Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany, and dau. of — Gad, Breslau, Germany ; b. 20 Feb 1804 ; adm.3 May 1816 ; KS 1818 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1822, adm.pens.18 May 1822, scholar 1823, matr.Mich.1822 ; BA 1826 ; MB 1828 ; Lic.Med.1831 ; LRCP ; practised in University Street, London ; author, A Descriptive Road-Book of Germany, 1830 ; d. 29 Jan 1845.
DOMVILLE, SILAS, see TAYLOR, SIMON.
DON, GEOFFREY, son of Christopher Don, London ; b. ; at school (aged 10) 2 Jul 1582 (Chapter Muniments 43050).
DONALDSON, — ; in school list Dec 1788.
DONALDSON, HUMPHREY, only son of Humphrey Donaldson, Whitehall, London, army agent, and his first wife (?) ; b. ; at school by 1792 ; in school list 1795, sixth form list 1796 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.20 Oct 1796, aged 17, matr.Mich.1796 ; BA 1801 ; MA 1806 ; Lieut., Forfarshire Militia 7 Aug 1803 ; accompanied Sir James Stirling (qv) on his return to Western Australia 1834 ; Sheriff of the Swan River Settlement from 9 Sep 1834 ; m. ; buried at Perth, Western Australia 25 May 1835, aged 55. [maybe m. 12 May 1821 Mary Rust]
DONEGAL, MARQUIS OF, see CHICHESTER, ARTHUR, 1ST MARQUIS OF DONEGAL.
DONELLAN, JOHN, son of Lieut.-Col.— Donellan ; b. 6 Nov 1737 ; adm.Jan 1750/1 ; in school list 1752 ; RMA Woolwich ; Gent.Cadet 4 Mar 1753 ; Ensign, 39th Foot 13 Nov 1755 ; Capt. Company of Foot, EICS Bengal 15 Dec 1757 ; served on expedition to Golconda and wounded at Chumbole 14 Dec 1758 ; court-martialled and dismissed the service 28 Apr 1759 ; on return to England became known as “Diamond” Donellan from a stone which he brought back from India ; Master of Ceremonies at Brighton, and at The Pantheon, Oxford Street, London ; restored to rank of Capt, half-pay, 39th Foot, c.1772 ; convicted at Warwick Assizes Mar 1781 of having poisoned his brother-in-law Sir Theodosius Edward Allesley Boughton, Bart., at Lawford Hall, Warwickshire, with a dose of laurel water ; m. Jun 1777 Theodosia, only dau. of Sir Edward Boughton, Bart. ; hanged at Warwick 2 Apr 1781. ODNB.[apparently illegitimate son of Lieut.-Col.Nehemiah Donellan, 39th Foot [check]]
DONERAILE, VISCOUNT, see ST.LEGER, ARTHUR MOHUN, 3RD VISCOUNT DONERAILE.
DONKIN, SIR RUFANE SHAW, only son of Gen.Robert Donkin, and Mary, dau. of Rev.Emanuel Collins, Church of England clergyman and author, Bristol ; b. Sep 1772 ; adm.8 Apr 1782 ; left 1787 ; Ensign, 44th Foot 21 Mar 1778 ; Lieut., 9 Sep 1779 ; Capt., 31 May 1793 ; Maj., 1 Sep 1795 ; Lieut.-Col., 11th Foot 24 May 1798 ; on staff Quartermaster-General’s Dept., May 1805 ; Brevet Col., 24 Apr 1808 ; Maj.-Gen., 4 Jun 1811 ; Lieut.-Gen., 19 Jul 1821 ; Col.80th Foot 20 Apr 1825, 11th Foot 15 Mar 1837 ; Gen., 25 Jun 1838 ; served in West Indies 1794, 1796 (invalided home from Martinique), on expedition to Ostend 1798 (wounded, prisoner), and as Assistant QMG at Copenhagen 1807 ; Assistant QMG, Portugal 1808-9 ; as Col. on the Staff commanded a brigade in operations on the Douro and at the battle of Talavera ; QMG Sicily 1810-3 ; commanded second field division in Mahratta War 1817-8 ; KCB 14 Oct 1818 ; invalided to Cape of Good Hope, where he acted as Governor in Lord Charles Somerset’s absence 1820-1 ; GCH 1825 ; MP (Whig) Berwick on Tweed 1832-7, Sandwich from Feb 1839 ; Surveyor-Gen. of the Ordnance from 25 Apr 1835 ; FRS 23 Feb 1826 ; one of the original Fellows of the Royal Geographical Society ; author, A Dissertation on the Course and probable Termination of the River Niger, 1829, and a contributor to various periodicals ; m.1st, 30 Aug 1815 Elizabeth Frances, eldest dau. of George Markham (adm.1769, qv) ; m.2nd, 5 May 1832 Lady Anna Maria Elliot, dau. of Gilbert Elliot, 1st Earl of Minto PC ; committed suicide 1 May 1841. ODNB.
DONNE, JOHN, eldest son of Very Rev.John Donne DD, Dean of St.Paul’s and poet, and Anne, dau. of Sir George More Kt MP, Loseley, Surrey, Chancellor of the Order of the Garter and Lieut. of the Tower of London ; b.1604 ; adm. ; KS in 1619 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1622, Westminster Student to 1632 ; BA 1626 ; MA 1629 ; ordained deacon and priest 17 Jun 1631 (Lichfield) ; Vicar of Tillingham, Essex 2 Jul 1631 (no longer 22 May 1647) ; tried for the manslaughter of a child of eight years old before Vice-Chancellor Laud 1633, but acquitted ; went abroad ; LLD Padua (at Padua in 1635, incorp.Oxford 30 Jun 1638); Rector of High Roding, Essex 10 Jul 1638 [but check] ; Rector of Ufford, Northants., 20 Dec 1638 ; Rector of Fulbeck, Lincs., 10 Jun 1639 (no longer at 9 Aug 1662) ; Chaplain to Basil Feilding, 2nd Earl of Denbigh ; edited his father’s Poems, 1649 ; author, Donne’s Satyr, 1662 ; supposed to have been John Donne who m. at Camberwell, Kent 27 Mar 1627 Mary Staples, but the marriage would have vacated his Studentship at Christ Church, and there is no other evidence that Donne was ever married ; buried St.Paul’s, Covent Garden, London 3 Feb 1662/3. ODNB.
DONNELLY, — ; b. ; at school 1793 ; in school list 1795.
DONNELLY, ROBERT ; b. ; adm. (aged 15) Jan 1726/7 ; in under school list 1728.
DONNING, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) May 1717 ; left Christmas 1717.
DORANT, — ; b. ; adm.Christmas 1808 ; left 1809.
DORATT, SIR JOHN DE MARCH, son of Mary Doratt ; b. ; stated to have been educated at Westminster School, Walford, County Families, 1860, 185, and thus presumptively at school under Smith ; apprenticed to Augustus Everard Brande, apothecary 4 Sep 1787 ; pupil of John Hunter, surgeon ; MRCS 19 Mar 1795 ; FRCS 26 Aug 1844 ; MD Leiden 1805 ; practised in Bruton Street, London, then in Brussels and Paris, and latterly in Pall Mall, London ; Surgeon in Ordinary to HRH Duke of Sussex (by 1815) ; physician to British Embassy at St.Petersburg 1835-7 and to Earl of Durham when Governor-Gen. of Canada 1838-40 ; knighted 14 Feb 1838 ; Inspector-General of Hospitals, Lower Canada ; Vice-President, Royal Society of Literature ; m. 6 May 1802 Maria Theresa Louisa, eldest dau. of John Zoffany, R.A., painter ; d. 4 Sep 1863. [Record states that he was at school under Vincent, but his apprenticeship predates Vincent’s succession to Smith, and he is likely to have been over 21 when elected MRCS in 1795, so he was not born in 1779 as stated by Russell Barker and Stenning. If however he was at school under Smith, his name does not appear in Smith’s admission book, and that makes it uncertain whether he was in fact educated at the School]
DORCHESTER, VISCOUNT, see CARLETON, DUDLEY, 1ST VISCOUNT DORCHESTER.
DORINGTON (or DODINGTON), FRANCIS, son of John Dorington, St.Margaret’s, Westminster ; bapt. St.Margaret’s, Westminster 16 Jun 1564 ; adm. ; Min.Can.1580.
DORINGTON, MARMADUKE, son of Rev.Francis Dorington DD, Rector of Warboys, Hunts., and Mary, dau. of Gabriel Throckmorton, Ellington, Hunts. ; b. ; at school (aged 12) 2 Jul 1582 ; QS ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1587, matr. pens. Mich.1587, adm.scholar 1588 ; BA 1591/2 ; MA 1595 (incorp.Oxford 15 Jul 1617) ; Fellow of Trinity College 1593-1602.
DORINGTON (or DORRINGTON), RICHARD, b. (Holborn) ; adm. ; QS ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1605, adm.scholar 1606, matr.Easter 1606 ; BA 1609/10 ; MA 1613 ; ordained deacon 19 Sep 1613, aged 26 (London) ; Rector of West Stoke, Sussex, from 12 Nov 1615 ; m. Margery — ; buried West Stoke, Sussex 29 May 1626.
DORMER, ROBERT ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Jul 1741 ; left 1746. [Perhaps bapt.Stanbridge, Beds., 6 Dec 1730, son of William Dormer, and Anne — (IGI)] [note Robert Dormer, FSA 14 Feb 1768, still in SA list 1776]
DORMER, THOMAS ; b. ; adm. ; QS 14 Feb 1553/4 (Acts of Chapter, surname read by Knighton as Dormar).
DORNFORD, JAMES WILLIAM, eldest son of James Dornford, St.Helen’s, Bishopsgate, London, [haberdasher ?] and Mary — (Hatt ? (IGI)); b. 16 Oct 1783 ; at school 1793 ; in school lists 1795,1797 ; boarder (Clapham) 13 Jan 1796 ; KS 1798 ; d. 26 Mar 1812.
DORRELL, — ; b. ; adm. ; a pensioner 1565-8 (tutor, Prebendary Norley) (Chapter Muniments 54005-16).
DORRIEN-MAGENS, JOHN, only son of Magens Dorrien-Magens MP, Hammerwood, East Grinstead, Surrey, banker, and Hon.Henrietta Cecilia de Cardonnel, eldest sister of George Talbot Rice, 3rd Baron Dinevor (qv) ; b. 8 Feb 1803 ; adm. 31 May 1815 ; left 29 Jul 1818 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 13 Apr 1821 ; a banker, firm Dorrien, Magens, Magens, Mello & Co, Finch Lane, London ; m. 24 Apr 1828 Mary Stephana, dau. of Lieut.-Col.Thomas Rudsdell, 61st Foot ; d. 7 May 1879.
DORSET, 6th EARL OF, and DUKES OF, see SACKVILLE and SACKVILLE-GERMAIN.
DORSETT, — ; b. ; in school lists 1752,1754.
DORSETT, — ; b. ; adm.6 Jun 1768 ; left Aug 1770.
DOTTIN, — ; b. ; in under school lists 1715-7.
DOTTIN, ABEL, only son of William Dottin, Barbados, West Indies, and Mary, third dau. of Abel Alleyne, Barbados ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Sep 1720 ; in under school list 1724 ; Queen’s Coll.Oxford, matr.20 Oct 1725 ; adm.Middle Temple 6 Apr 1726 ; a West India merchant ; of English Nuffield, Oxfordshire ; m. (by 1734) his cousin Elizabeth, sister of Abel Walter (qv) ; buried 19 Nov 1759 (will proved PCC 3 Jan 1760).
DOUGHTY, — ; b. ; adm. ; left 1656 (School List 1656, first quarter).
DOUGLAS, — ; at school Christmas 1792.
DOUGLAS, ALEXANDER SHOLTO, son of Peter Douglas, Capt., EI Maritime Service ; b. 20 Apr 1785 ; at school 21 Apr 1800 (as Alexander Sholto Douglas) ; in school list 1801 (as S.Douglas) ; left before May 1803 ; Cadet, EICS 1802 ; Ensign, Madras Army 17 Apr 1803 (in Dodwell/Miles as A.Sholto Douglas) ; Lieut., 21st Madras Native Infantry 21 Sep 1804 (in East India Kalendar as Alexander S.Douglas) ; d. at Rajahmundry, India 18 Feb 1813.
DOUGLAS, ARCHIBALD, brother of George Douglas (qv) ; bapt. St.Martin’s in the Fields 20 Feb 1755 (IGI) ; adm. 22 Jan 1766 ; of Adderstone, Roxburghshire (inherited from cousin in 1786) ; m. 2 Oct 1786 Jane, dau. of John Gale, Arkleby, Cumberland ; d. 12 Jun 1826.
DOUGLAS, ARCHIBALD JAMES EDWARD, 1ST BARON DOUGLAS, son of Col.Sir John Stewart, Bart., of Grandtully, and his second wife Lady Jane Douglas, dau. of James Douglas, 2nd Marquis of Douglas (S), and sister of Archibald Douglas, 1st Duke of Douglas (S) ; b. 10 Jul 1748 ; previously at Rugby Sch., adm.1759 ; at Westminster School 1761-5 (in school list Jun 1764) ; served heir of entail and provision to the Duke of Douglas 9 Sep 1761, when he assumed the surname of Douglas in lieu of Stewart ; his right to the Douglas estates was disputed by the Duke of Hamilton, the heir male of the family, on the ground that he was a suppositious child of Lady Jane ; the estates were confirmed to him by the House of Lords 27 Feb 1769, reversing an earlier decision by the Court of Session ; MP Forfarshire 11 Feb 1782-90 ; created Baron Douglas (GB) 8 Jul 1790 ; Lord Lieut.Forfarshire from 6 May 1794 ; m.1st, 13 Jun 1771 Lady Lucy Graham, dau. of William Graham, 2nd Duke of Montrose ; m.2nd, 13 May 1783 Lady Frances Scott, dau. of Francis Scott, Earl of Dalkeith (qv) ; d. 26 Dec 1827. ODNB.
DOUGLAS, CHARLES, EARL OF DRUMLANRIG, younger son of Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry (S) and 2nd Duke of Dover (GB) PC, Lord Justice General of Scotland, and Lady Catherine Hyde, second dau. of Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon ; b. 17 Jul 1726 ; at Winchester Coll.1734-41 ; adm.Feb 1741/2 ; left 1744 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 30 May 1745 ; MP Dumfriesshire Jul 1747 – 18 Nov 1755 ; styled Lord Charles Douglas to 1754, becoming Earl of Drumlanrig by courtesy on his elder brother’s death 19 Oct 1754 ; at Lisbon at date of the great earthquake of 1 Nov 1755 ; member, Society of Dilettanti 1753 ; d.unm. 24 Oct 1756.
DOUGLAS, CHARLES, 3rd BARON DOUGLAS, second son of Archibald James Edward Douglas, 1stBaron Douglas (qv) ; b. 26 Oct 1775 ; adm.14 Mar 1785 (on same day as his brother William Douglas (qv)) ; at Eton Coll. 1785-92 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 30 Apr 1793 ; BA 1797 ; MA 1803 ; migr. to All Souls Coll., Fellow 1799-1834 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 14 Jul 1796, called to bar 26 May 1802 ; managed Buccleuch estates during minority of 5th Duke of Buccleuch ; MP Lanark 12 Aug 1830-2 ; succ. brother as 3rdBaron Douglas 27 Jan 1844 ; d.unm. 10 Sep 1848.
DOUGLAS, HON.FREDERICK SYLVESTER NORTH, only son of Sylvester Douglas, 1st Baron Glenbervie PC KC FRS FSA, and Hon.Catherine Anne North, eldest dau. of Frederick North, Lord North PC KG MP (afterwards 2nd Earl of Guilford), Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury ; b. 8 Feb 1791 ; adm.4 [or 5] Mar 1801 ; left 1805 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.24 Oct 1806, Canoneer Student ; 1st cl.Classics 1809 ; BA and MA 1813 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 1 Dec 1807 ; MP Banbury from 1812 ; FRS 1 May 1817 ; author, An Essay on certain points of resemblance between the Ancient and Modern Greeks, 1813 ; m. 19 Jul 1819 Harriet, eldest dau. of William Wrightson (formerly Battie) MP [probable OW, qv], Cusworth, Yorkshire ; d. 21 Oct 1819. ODNB.
DOUGLAS, LORD GEORGE, fourth son of James Douglas, 2nd Duke of Queensberry (S) and 1st Duke of Dover (GB), and Hon.Mary Boyle, fourth dau. of Charles Boyle, Viscount Dungarvan (Baron Clifford of Lanesborough) ; b. 20 Feb 1701 ; at school 1715-7 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 11 May 1719 ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1722-3 ; d. unm. in Paris 14 Feb 1724/5.
DOUGLAS, GEORGE, eldest son of Andrew Douglas, Great Suffolk Street, London, wine merchant, Paymaster to Treasurer of Navy, and Mary, dau. of George Mercer, “of Noman’s Land”, St Marylebone, Middlesex ; bapt.St.Martin’s in the Fields 1 Mar 1754 (IGI); at school by 30 Nov 1762 (James Boswell’s London Journal 1762-1763) ; in school list Jun 1764 ; KS (aged 13) 1767 ; elected head to Ch.Ch.Oxford 1772, matr. 17 Jun 1772, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1772 – void 29 Jun 1782 ; BA 1776 ; MA 1779 ; adm.Middle Temple 26 Jun 1770 ; of Cavers, Roxburghshire (inherited from cousin in 1786) ; m. 10 Jul 1789 Lady Grace Stuart, dau. of Francis Stuart, 8th Earl of Moray ; d. 14 Nov 1814.
DOUGLAS, HON.JAMES, brother of Sholto Charles Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton (qv) ; b. 6 Oct 1734 ; adm.Sep 1744 ; d. at school 9 Aug 1746.
DOUGLAS, JAMES ; b. ; adm.19 Feb 1768. [Doubtless kin (brother ?) of John Douglas, adm. same day].
DOUGLAS, JAMES, son of Adm.James Douglas, Royal Navy, Berkeley Street, Portman Square, and his first wife Elizabeth, widow of Capt. Ambrose Reddall, Royal Navy, and dau. of Lieut.Robert Scott, Royal Navy ; b. 4 Jan 1798 ; adm. 23 Mar 1808 ; left Midsummer 1810 ; at Haileybury Coll. 1814 ; Cadet, EICS Bengal 1814 ; Ensign, 4th Native Infantry 5 May 1816 ; d. near Sambalpur, Bengal 11 Oct 1818.
DOUGLAS, JAMES ST.LEGER, brother of John St.Leger Douglas (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Jan 1742/3 ; left 1748 ; Ensign, 3rd Foot Guards 12 Jun 1753 ; Lieut. and Capt. in Army 3 Sep 1756 ; Lieut. and Capt., 3rd Foot Guards 5 Jun 1758 ; Lieut.-Col. in Army 26 Jan 1763 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 3rd Foot Guards 25 Mar 1768 ; served to 1773 ; living 1779. [Not in Army List 1782]
DOUGLAS, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Oct 1715.
DOUGLAS, JOHN ; b. ; adm.19 Feb 1768.[Doubtless kin (brother ?) of James Douglas, adm. same day].
DOUGLAS, JOHN, elder son of Rev.William Douglas, Precentor and Canon Residentiary of Salisbury, and Prebendary of Westminster, and Anne, second dau. of Baron Frédéric Casimir de Brackel, Yverdun, Switzerland ; b. 1 Jan 1805 ; adm. 25 Jun 1817 ; left 27 Apr 1819 ; at Charterhouse Sch., foundation scholar 1819-25 ; Balliol Coll.Oxford, matr. 18 Mar 1825, aged 19 ; Ensign, 64th Foot 12 Dec 1826 ; Lieut., 29 Jul 1830 ; d.unm. at Port Royal, Jamaica 20 Aug 1834.
DOUGLAS, JOHN ST.LEGER, eldest son of John Douglas, St.Kitts, West Indies, and Susanna, widow of Richard Holmes, and dau. of Michael Lambert, Governor of St.Kitts ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Jan 1742/3 ; left 1748 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 22 Oct 1748, did not matr. ; MP Hindon 1768-74, Weobley from 1774 ; m.1st, (by 1754) — ; m.2nd, 30 Dec 1765 Caroline, sister of Charles Otway (qv) ; d. 23 May 1783.
DOUGLAS, SHOLTO CHARLES, 15TH EARL OF MORTON (S), second son of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton (S) KT FRS FSA, President Royal Society, and his first wife Agatha, dau. of James Halyburton MP (S), Pitcur, Forfarshire ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Apr 1740 ; left 1747 ; styled Lord Aberdour 1738-68 ; Glasgow Univ.1748, Leiden Univ., adm. 20 Sep 1751 ; raised a corps of Light Dragoons, of which he was Capt.-Commandant 19 Dec 1759 ; half-pay from 1763 ; one of the Lords of Police, Scotland from Mar 1755 ; succ.father as 15th Earl of Morton (S) 12 Oct 1768 ; in Italy for health 1773-4 ; m.19 Nov 1758 Katherine, fourth dau. of Hon.John Hamilton, Drem, East Lothian, advocate ; d. at Taormina, Sicily 25 Sep 1774.
DOUGLAS, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm.10 Jun 1771 ; left Whitsun 1780. [note William Douglas, Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 29 Sep 1780]
DOUGLAS, WILLIAM, third son of Archibald James Edward Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas (qv) ; b. 31 Oct 1777 ; adm.14 Mar 1785 (on same day as his brother Charles Douglas, 3rd Baron Douglas (qv)) ; d. at school 25 Aug 1785 (death recorded as “in Dean’s Yard, Westminster, the second [sic] son of Douglas, of Douglas”, Political Magazine 1785, 239).
DOUGLAS, WILLIAM, brother of John Douglas (adm.1817, qv) ; b. 1 Jul 1806 ; adm.25 Jun 1817 ; left Whitsun 1819 ; at Haileybury Coll.1822-4 ; Writer, EICS Madras 6 Oct 1824 ; Senior Assistant to Register of Sudder Court, 20 Jan 1829 ; Deputy Register, Sudder Adawlut 24 Sep 1830, Acting Senior Register 27 May 1833, Register 22 Sep 1835 ; Additional Government Commissioner for Carnatic Claims 21 Oct 1834 ; Register, Sudder and Foujdarry Adawlut 1835 ; Judge and Criminal Judge, Madura 1843 ; Civil and Sessions Judge, Tinnevelly 1844 ; Civil Auditor and Superintendent of Stamps 1853 ; resigned in India 1 Jul 1853 ; subsequently of Lansdowne House, Bath ; m.1st, 15 Jan 1828 Selina Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Maj.-Gen.Sir Henry Willoughby Rooke CB KCH, Pilston House, Monmouthshire ; m.2nd, 5 Jul 1834 Caroline, second dau. of Capt.Joseph Hare, 22nd Light Dragoons ; d. 5 Dec 1885.
DOUGLAS, WILLIAM ANTHONY JOHN, fourth son of Lawrence Brown Douglas, Cupar, Fifeshire, advocate, Sheriff Substitute for Fife, and Eliza Parkinson, dau. of Capt.Colin Gib, Royal Navy, St.Anns, Brechin, Forfarshire ; b.21 Nov 1849 ; adm.10 Apr 1863 ; left Whitsun 1864.
DOUSIM, — ; b. ; in under school list 1725.
DOVE, ARTHUR, son of Rev.John Thomas Dove, Vicar of Cowbit, Spalding, Lincs., and Jane Ding, dau. of Thomas Lawrence, Dunsby, Lincs. ; b.12 Oct 1850 ; adm. 2 Apr 1861 ; left Aug 1863 ; Cadet, Royal Navy 1864 ; acting Sub-Lieut., 6 Feb 1870 ; Sub-Lieut., 28 May 1873 ; Lieut., 17 Sep 1878 ; drowned at sea when training ship HMS Atalanta disappeared with her whole crew on a journey from Bermuda to Portsmouth Apr 1880.
DOVE, HENRY, son of Rev.Robert Dove, Vicar of Ilsington, Devon, and Elizabeth — ; nephew of Right Rev.John Pearson DD, Bishop of Chester ; bapt. 2 Nov 1641 ; a boarder 1656 ; KS 1656 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1658, adm.pens.29 May 1658, scholar 1659, matr.1660 ; 9th in “ordo” 1661/2 ; BA 1661/2 ; MA 1665 (incorp.Oxford 6 May 1669) ; BD and DD 1677 ; Fellow, Trinity Coll. 1664-c.1675, Tutor 1667-73 ; ordained deacon 9 Mar 1665/6, priest 2 Jun 1672 (both Ely) ; Chaplain to his uncle as Bishop of Chester ; Vicar of St.Bride’s, Fleet Street, London, from 10 Jan 1673/4 ; Archdeacon of Richmond from 3 Dec 1678 ; Chaplain in Ordinary to Charles II and James II c.1682 – Dec 1688, Chaplain to William III and Mary II from c. May 1691 ; an able preacher ; several single sermons of his were published ; m.1st, Thomazin — ; lic.to m. as widower 2 Jul 1680 Rebecca Holworthy, St.Margaret’s, Westminster, spinster [probably dau. of Richard Holworthy, London, merchant] ; d. 11 Mar 1694/5. ODNB.
DOVE, JOHN ; b. ; adm. ; a pensioner 1566-9 (Chapter Muniments 54006, 54012,54014-6,54018).
DOVE, JOHN, son of John Dove, Camberwell, Surrey, and Margaret, dau. of Matthew Kelett, Ripley, Surrey ; bapt. Camberwell 9 May 1562 ; adm. ; QS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1580, matr.20 Nov 1580, aged 19 ; BA 5 Feb 1583/4 ; MA 16 Mar 1586/7 ; BD 1593 ; DD 1596 ; ordained ; Rector of North Tidworth, Wilts., 22 Jun 1596 (successor instituted Apr 1597) ; Rector of St.Mary Aldermary, London, from 2 Nov 1596 ; author, A Confutation of Atheism, 1605, and other works ; m.1st, 1600 Frances, only dau. of Very Rev.Thomas Blague DD, Dean of Rochester ; m.2nd, Anne, youngest dau. of Anthony Stone, Brightwell Baldwin, Oxfordshire, and his second wife ; d. 19 Apr 1618. ODNB.
DOVE, THOMAS, b. ; adm. ; KS in 1618 (Chapter Muniments 33673).
DOVER, BARON, see AGAR-ELLIS, GEORGE JAMES WELBORE, 1ST BARON DOVER.
DOVES, — ; b. ; adm. ; a pensioner in 1611 (tutor, Mr Roger Edwards) (Chapter Muniments 33664).
DOWDESWELL, ARTHUR CHRISTOPHER, youngest son of William Dowdeswell (adm.1816, qv) ; b. 9 Jan 1846 ; adm.(G) 24 Jan 1861 ; left Aug 1864 ; of Ripple Hall, Tewkesbury, Gloucs. ; JP (1879) Worcestershire, JP Gloucestershire ; d.unm.14 Sep 1897.
DOWDESWELL, BERNARD, son of William Dowdeswell (KS 1670, qv) ; b. ; adm. ; Min.Can. (aged 14) 1715 ; KS 1716 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1720, matr.23 Jun 1720, Westminster Student 22 Dec 1720 – void 26 Nov 1736 (expiry year of grace as V.Westwell), Tutor 1725-32, Junior Censor 1733-4 ; BA 1724 ; MA 1727 ; Proctor 1735 ; ordained deacon 13 Jun 1731, priest 4 Jun 1732 (both Oxford) ; Vicar of Westwell, Oxfordshire, from 10 Oct 1735 ; d. 14 Apr 1746.
DOWDESWELL, CHARLES, son of William Dowdeswell (KS 1670, qv) ; bapt.Bushley, Worcs. 29 Oct 1683 (IGI); adm. ; KS 1700 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1704, but went to Christ Church, Oxford, matr.6 Jul 1704, aged 19 ; d. 22 Jul 1705.
DOWDESWELL, CHARLES WILLIAM, son of William Dowdeswell (adm.1730, qv) ; b. 8 Jun 1756 ; adm.12 Oct 1767 ; in school list Oct 1771 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.17 Dec 1772 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 7 May 1774 ; d. at Marseilles, France 20 Feb 1776.
DOWDESWELL, EDMUND RICHARD, second son of William Dowdeswell (adm.1816, qv) ; b. 14 Jan 1845 ; adm. (G) 27 Jan 1859 ; left Whitsun 1863 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.16 Oct 1863 ; BA 1868 ; MA 1873 ; ordained deacon 1868 (Oxford), priest 1869 (Winchester) ; Curate, Newbury, Berks., 1868-70 ; Curate in charge, Bushley, near Tewkesbury, 1870-81, Vicar 1881-98 ; inherited Pull Court estate on death of his elder brother 1893 ; Hon.Canon, Worcester 1914 ; d.unm.5 Jan 1915.
DOWDESWELL, EDWARD CHRISTOPHER, son of William Dowdeswell (adm.1730, qv) ; b. ; adm.17 Jun 1772 ; in school list Jul 1779 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.5 Feb 1780, aged 15 ; BA 1783 ; MA 1787 ; BD 1795 ; DD 1799 ; Fellow, All Souls Coll. ; ordained deacon 28 Oct 1787 (Oxford), priest 14 Dec 1788 (Chester for Oxford); Perpetual Curate, Bushley, Worcs., 29 May 1791 – Jun 1809 ; Domestic Chaplain to Duke of Portland for “near twenty years” to 1808 ; Vicar of Alne with Aldwark, Yorkshire North Riding, 22 Aug 1793 (no longer 1803) ; Rector of Stanford Rivers, Essex from 3 Dec 1802 ; Rector of Langham, Essex 8 Aug 1807 – Mar 1829 ; Canon of Christ Church from 13 Feb 1808 ; twice mentioned in extracts from letters of Henry Mordaunt Clavering (qv), Elizabethan xi, 176, 186 ; d.unm.1 Aug 1849.
DOWDESWELL, GEORGE, brother of William Dowdeswell (adm.1730, qv) ; b. ; adm.(aged 11) Sep 1733 ; left 1738 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.5 Dec 1738, Canoneer Student 22 Dec 1738 – void 26 Jun 1750, Radcliffe Travelling Fellow 1745 ; BA 1742 ; MA 1745 ; in Italy in Apr 1743 ; Leiden Univ., adm. 20 Oct 1745 ; Univ.Coll.Oxford ; MB and MD 1757 ; of Gloucester ; m.11 Jul 1760 Elizabeth, dau. of Richard Buckle, Chaceley, Worcs. ; d. 20 May 1773.
DOWDESWELL, GEORGE EDWARD, youngest son of John Christopher Dowdeswell (qv) ; b. 10 May 1847 ; adm.(G) 24 Jan 1861 ; left Aug 1864 ; Cornet, 4th Dragoon Guards 22 Jul 1868 ; Lieut., 28 Oct 1871 ; d.unm. 28 Jan 1876.
DOWDESWELL, JOHN CHRISTOPHER, younger son of John Edmund Dowdeswell (qv) ; b. 10 Aug 1806 ; adm.12 Jun 1816 ; left 1822 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.26 May 1823 ; BA 1827 ; MA 1830 ; adm.Inner Temple 21 Jun 1827, called to bar 27 Jan 1832 ; Oxford Circuit ; Recorder of Tewkesbury 10 Oct 1833 – Oct 1835 ; m. 29 Aug 1833 Sophy, only dau. of Charles Godfrey Mundy, Burton Hall, near Loughborough, Leics. ; d. 18 Sep 1850.
DOWDESWELL, JOHN EDMUND, son of William Dowdeswell (adm.1730, qv) ; b. 3 Mar 1772 ; adm.14 Jun 1779 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.29 Apr 1789, Canoneer Student 23 Dec 1792 – void by marriage 17 Sep 1800 ; BA 1793 ; MA 1795 ; adm.Inner Temple 7 May 1794, called to bar 6 May 1796, Bencher 1834, Treasurer 1842 ; Recorder of Tewkesbury 1798-1833 ; a Commissioner of Bankrupts 1806-20 (occurs in annual lists 1807-21) ; a Master in Chancery 8 Feb 1820-50 ; MP Tewkesbury 1812-32 ; inherited Pull Court estate 1828 ; m. 4 Sep 1800 Caroline, dau. of Charles Brietzcke, a Senior Clerk in the Treasury ; d. 11 Nov 1851.
DOWDESWELL, JOHN MUNDY, eldest son of John Christopher Dowdeswell (qv) ; b. 8 Feb 1843 ; adm. (G) 27 Jan 1857 ; Cornet, 12th Lancers 11 Mar 1862 ; Lieut., 26 Jul 1864 ; Capt., 14 Aug 1867 ; retired 3 Aug 1872 ; m. 21 Aug 1875 Annie Rossmore, dau. of Benjamin Bacon Williams, Buscot Park, Berkshire ; d. 14 Jul 1893.
DOWDESWELL, THOMAS, brother of William Dowdeswell (adm.1730, qv) (IGI) ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Jun 1736 ; KS 1738 ; buried 21 Jan 1741/2.
DOWDESWELL, THOMAS, eldest son of William Dowdeswell (adm.1730, qv) ; b. 12 Jan 1754 ; adm.12 Oct 1767 ; in school list Oct 1771 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.4 Jun 1772 ; Ensign, 1st Foot Guards 22 Feb 1773 ; Lieut. and Capt., 26 Apr 1776 ; retd. 17 Jun 1778 ; served in American War ; of Pull Court, Worcestershire ; blind from mid 1780s ; m. 27 Sep 1798 Magdalena, second dau. of Adm.Sir Thomas Pasley, Bart.; d. 11 Nov 1811.
DOWDESWELL, WILLIAM, son of Rev.William Dowdeswell DCL, Bushley, Worcs., Prebendary of Worcester, and Anne, dau. of Edward Colles, Leigh, Worcs. ; bapt. Bushley, Worcs. 31 Jan 1654/5 (IGI) ; adm. ; KS 1670 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1674, matr. 3 Jul 1674, aged 17, Westminster Student 22 Dec 1674 – void 1681 ; BA 1678 ; MA 11 Mar 1680/1 ; ordained deacon 19 Sep 1680, priest 19 Dec 1680 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Kingham, Oxfordshire, from 19 Dec 1680 ; lic. to m. 15 Apr 1682 Ann, only child of Bernard Gibbard, St.Martin’s in the Fields, citizen and haberdasher ; d. 1711.
DOWDESWELL, WILLIAM, son of William Dowdeswell (KS 1670, qv) ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1703 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1707, matr.17 Jun 1707, aged 19, Westminster Student 23 Dec 1707 -void 1712 ; BA 1711 ; MA 1714 ; ordained deacon 23 Dec 1711, priest 3 Feb 1711/2 (both Winchester) ; Rector of Kingham, Oxfordshire from 25 Feb 1711/2 ; m. [check] Dorothy, dau. of Thomas Tomkyns ; d.1750 (by 16 Aug).
DOWDESWELL, WILLIAM, elder son of William Dowdeswell MP, Pull Court, Bushley, Worcs., and his second wife Anne, sister of James Hammond (qv) ; stepson of Noel Broxholme (qv) ; b. 12 Mar 1721 ; adm. (aged 9) Mar 1730 ; left 1736 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.2 Apr 1737 ; Leiden Univ.1745 ; Grand Tour 1746-7 (Italy, Sicily and Greece, accompanied in Sicily and Greece by the future Sir William Gordon, diplomat and politician) ; of Pull Court, Worcestershire ; MP Tewkesbury 1747-54, Worcestershire from 1761 ; one of the leaders of the Rockingham Whig party in the House of Commons ; Chancellor of the Exchequer 13 Jul 1765 – Jul 1766 ; Privy Councillor 10 Jul 1765 ; declined to remain in office under Chatham ; carried a motion for the reduction of the land tax against the government Jan 1767 ; a leading opposition politician until his health broke down in 1774 ; described by Burke as “a senator for twenty years, a minister for one, a virtuous citizen for his whole life” ; Busby Trustee from 16 Mar 1769 ; m.15 Nov 1747 Bridget, sister of Sir William Codrington, Bart. (qv) ; d. at Nice 6 Feb 1775. ODNB.
DOWDESWELL, WILLIAM, son of William Dowdeswell (adm.1730, qv) ; b. 27 Feb 1760 ; adm.19 Jan 1770 ; in school lists 1775 ; Ensign, 1st Foot Guards 6 May 1780 ; Lieut. and Capt. 4 May 1785 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 8 Feb 1794 ; Col. (brevet) 25 Jun 1797 ; Lieut.-Col, 60th Foot 18 Jan 1798 ; 86th Foot, 24 Feb 1803 ; Major-Gen., 25 Sep 1803 ; Lieut.-Gen., 25 Jul 1810 ; Gen., 19 Jul 1821 ; MP Tewkesbury 19 Mar 1792 – Nov 1797 ; served in Netherlands 1793 ; Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Bahama Islands 1797-1801 ; went out to Madras 1802 as private secretary to Lord William Cavendish-Bentinck (qv) ; served in Mahratta War 1804-5 ; Commander-in-Chief, India 1807, but soon afterwards compelled to return to England on health grounds ; retired from active service 1811 on inheriting Pull Court estate ; a famous collector of engravings and one of the first to make a speciality of grangerising ; FSA 24 Dec 1795 ; d.unm.1 Dec 1828. ODNB.
DOWDESWELL, WILLIAM, elder son of John Edmund Dowdeswell (qv) ; b. 8 Oct 1804 ; adm.12 Jun 1816 ; left 1822 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.22 Oct 1822 ; BA 1826 ; MA 1829 ; adm. Inner Temple 27 Jan 1826 ; of Pull Court, Worcestershire ; MP (Cons) Tewkesbury 1835-47 ; DL Worcestershire, JP 1831, High Sheriff 1855 ; JP Gloucestershire ; m. 19 Mar 1839 Amelia Letitia, youngest dau. of Robert Graham, Cossington House, Somerset, EICS Bengal ; d. 6 Feb 1887.
DOWDESWELL, WILLIAM EDWARD, eldest son of William Dowdeswell (adm.1816, qv) ; b. 13 Jun 1841 ; adm.7 Jun 1855 ; left (with Triplett) Whitsun 1859 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.16 Jun 1859 ; MP (Cons) Tewkesbury 1865 – Mar 1866, West Worcestershire Mar 1866 – Jun 1876 ; of Pull Court, Worcestershire ; DL Worcestershire, JP 1863 ; m. 2 Jan 1869 Emily, second dau. of Sir Thomas George Augustus Parkyns, Bart. ; d. 12 Jul 1893.
DOWDING, WILLIAM, son of Rev.William Dowding, Curate of Tunbridge Wells, Kent ; bapt.Tunbridge Wells 2 Aug 1745 (IGI); adm. ; KS (aged 12) 1758 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1763, matr.9 Jun 1763, Westminster Student from 24 Dec 1763 ; BA 1767 ; d. 14 Dec 1767.
DOWDING, WILLIAM, eldest son of William Dowding, Worcester, hop merchant ; b. ; adm.1 Apr 1784 ; Balliol Coll.Oxford, matr.3 Mar 1787, aged 16 ; adm.Middle Temple 28 Jan 1789, called to bar 12 Apr 1799 ; of Loughern House, Martley, Worcs. ; m. 6 Jan 1810 —, sister of William Hanning (qv) ; d. 23 Aug 1827. [will William Dowding, merchant, Worcester, proved PCC 10 Sep 1796]
DOWNE, HENRY ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Mar 1720/1 ; in under school list 1725 (as Downes).
DOWNE (or DONE), ROBERT ; b. ; adm. ; GS 1540 ; KS 1540-4 (Chapter Muniments 6478).
DOWNES, see also DOWNS.
DOWNES, — ; b. ; in school lists 1731, Jan 1732/3 (sixth form, as Downs), Aug 1733 [check].
DOWNES, CHARLES GRANVILLE, son of Maj. Charles Downes, 40th Foot, and Frances, dau. of George Granville (otherwise Grenfell), London, pewterer ; b. 9 Nov 1810 ; adm. 10 Apr 1819 ; KS 1825 ; left Sep 1825 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.sizar 4 Aug 1827, matr. Mich.1828 ; BA 1834 ; d. at Edinburgh 20 Aug 1877.
DOWNES, JAMES ; b. ; adm. (aged 6) Oct 1724 ; left 1729 (in school list Feb 1727/8 as Downs).
DOWNES, JOHN, second son of Rev.John Downes, Rector of St.Michael’s, Wood Street, London, and Anne, dau. of Henry Balguy, Derwent Hall, Derbs. ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Apr 1749 ; KS 1753 ; Sidney Sussex Coll.Cambridge, adm.sizar 4 Jul 1757, matr.Mich.1757, scholar 1758 ; BA 1761 ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1760 (Chester), priest 19 Dec 1762 (London); Curate, Teddington, Middlesex 1761-2, Titsey, Surrey 1766-75 ; Rector of Tatsfield (?Thames Ditton), Surrey, from 20 Mar 1766 ; assistant minister (freehold), Sheffield Parish Church 1766-74 ; living in Sheffield 1793 ; m. 5 Apr 1762 Sarah Elizabeth Sparrow ; d. 3 Aug 1816.
DOWNIE, ALEXANDER FRANCIS MACKENZIE, son of Sir Alexander Mackenzie Downie MD, Physician in Ordinary to Duke of Cambridge and Physician to British Embassy, Frankfurt, and Mary Ann, dau. of Charles Hare, Berkeley Square, Bristol, floor cloth manufacturer ; b. Germany 23 Oct 1844 ; at Marlborough Coll. Feb-Dec 1855 ; adm. (G) 3 Jun 1858 ; QS May 1860 ; left Whitsun 1863 ; adm.solicitor Easter 1870 ; practised at Alton, Hampshire ; Clerk to Magistrates, Alton division, and Registrar and High Bailiff of County Court there ; m.17 Aug 1876 Henrietta, second dau. of Henry Hall, Manor House, Alton, Hampshire ; d. 6 Mar 1929.
DOWNING, — ; b. ; in under school lists 1715, 1716.
DOWNING, — ; b. ; in under school list 1717.
DOWNING, RICHARD, son of Abraham Downing, St.Clement Danes, London, Serjeant Skinner to Charles II, and Ann, dau. of Rev.William Prew, Rector of Ditton, Kent ; b.10 Dec 1655 ; adm.2 Apr 1668 (MS Diary of Mrs Abraham Downing, formerly in possession of H.D.Nicholson (qv)) ; left 28 Sep 1671 ; apprenticed to — Maning, Clerk in Chancery, 25 Mar 1673 ; a Clerk in Chancery, sworn 26 Oct 1687 ; m.17 Jan 1688 Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Sir Thomas Foster, Kt., Fosters, near Egham, Surrey ; d. 23 Mar 1716.
DOWNING, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm.(aged 13) May 1724 ; left 1724.
DOWNS ; b. ; KS at Midsummer 1638 (WAM 34165).
DOWNS, — ; b. ; in under school list 1715 (name spelled Downes on p.1 of Dr.Freind’s admission book).
DOWNTON, PAUL ; b. ; adm. ; QS in 1596 (Chapter Muniments 33651) ; a contributor to the collection of verses written by QSS on the death of Lady Elizabeth Cecil 1597, preserved among Salisbury MSS, Hatfield House.
DOYLE, SIR CHARLES WILLIAM, eldest son of William Doyle KC (I), Bramblestown, co.Kilkenny, a Master in Chancery (I), and his second wife Cecilia, dau. of Gen.— Salvini [or Silvani ? or Salvagni ?], Austrian Army ; b. (Dublin) ; adm. ; at school 1791 ; Min.Can. (aged 14) 1792 ; played Bajazet in Town Boy play Tamerlane Dec 1791 ; Ensign, 105th Foot 28 Apr 1783, half-pay 1783 ; Lieut., Capt.Grey’s Independent Co.Foot, 12 Feb 1793 ; Capt.Hardy’s Independent Co.Foot, 7 Mar 1793 ; 91st Foot, 30 Oct 1793 ; Capt.-Lieut., 108th Foot 21 Jun 1794 ; 87th Foot, 3 Sep 1795 ; Capt., 1 Aug 1798 ; Maj., 61st Foot 9 Jul 1803 ; Lieut.-Col., 87th Foot 22 Aug 1805 ; Col., 4 Jun 1813 ; half-pay, 84th Foot 25 Dec 1818 ; Maj.-Gen., 12 Aug 1819 ; Lieut.-Gen., 10 Jan 1837 ; served in Netherlands 1793, wounded at siege of Valenciennes and battle of Lannoy ; in West Indies 1796-8 ; on Abercromby’s expedition to Egypt, wounded 21 Mar 1801 ; sent by British government to help insurgents in Spain, with local ranks of Brig. and Maj-Gen. ; wounded at battle of Col de Balaguer and in defence of Tarragona ; made Lieut.-Gen. in Spanish Army for his brilliant services in Catalonia ; Director and Inspector-General of Military Instruction, Cadiz 1811-4 ; knighted 1815 ; CB 3 Feb 1817 ; KCH 1821 ; GCH 1837 ; m.1st, 15 May 1802 Sophia Cramer, dau. of Sir John Coghill, Bart., MP (I) ; m.2nd, 1828 Sophia Anne, widow of William Stair ; d. at Paris 25 Oct 1842. ODNB.
DOYLE, PERCY WILLIAM, youngest son of Sir Charles William Doyle (qv), and his first wife ; b. 4 Feb 1809 ; adm. (G) 21 Feb 1823 ; attaché, British Mission, Washington 2 Jun 1825, Madrid 9 Dec 1829, and to Sir Robert Adair’s special mission to Belgium 1832 ; attaché, Constantinople 12 Mar 1834 ; Secretary of Legation, Mexico 6 Dec 1842 – Dec 1851, Minister Plenipotentiary there 24 Dec 1851 – retirement 19 Feb 1858 ; CB 4 Mar 1858 ; d. unm. 21 Feb 1887.
D’OYLY, EDWARD, only son of Edward D’Oyly, Capt.EIC Maritime Service, and Anna Maria, dau. of Jonathan Black, Hedge Lane, Charing Cross, London, brewer ; b. 15 Jul 1769 ; adm.4 Mar 1784 ; left Aug 1786 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.14 Aug 1787, matr.Mich.1787 ; a famous oarsman, cricketer and golfer ; won gold medal at St.Andrews 13 Oct 1820 ; of Sion Hill, near Thirsk, Yorks. ; m.17 May 1789 Hannah, third dau. of Richard Marston, Willenhall, Staffs. ; d. at Fontainebleau, France 30 Sep 1823.
D’OYLY, FRANCIS, eldest son of Rev.George D’Oyly DD, Rector of Lambeth, Surrey, and Maria Frances, dau. of William Bruere, Chetwynd, Shropshire ; b. 27 Nov 1815 ; adm. (G) 8 Oct 1827 ; subsequently went to Eton ; d. 27 Jul 1831.
D’OYLY, SIR JOHN, BART., son of Matthias D’Oyly (qv) ; b. 6 Jun 1774 ; adm.15 Sep 1787 ; KS 1788 ; succeeded Robert Hugh Kennedy (qv) as Capt. of the School 1791 ; not allowed to present himself for Election 1792 on account of his conduct when Capt. during a sudden “insurrection” of the School, when all the boys, leaving their forms and their masters, went down school to watch a “mill” in Green, and refused to return until it was finished (see Elizabethan vi, 247 and xii, 324, reproducing extracts from the London Post and Public Advertiser) ; left 1792 ; Corpus Christ Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 27 Jun 1792, matr. Lent 1793 ; Sir W.Browne’s Medal for Latin Ode 1795, Chancellor’s Second Medal 1796 ; BA 1796 ; MA 1799 ; Fellow of Corpus Christi Coll. 1798-1801 ; went out to Ceylon 1801 ; Collector, Colombo 1802 ; Secretary to Government, Ceylon 1810 ; the only Singalese scholar in the Ceylon Civil Service ; head of intelligence department in Gen.Brownrigg’s campaign against the King of Kandy 1814-5 ; Resident and First Commissioner, Kandy Provinces ; created baronet 29 Aug 1821 ; d.unm. at Kandy 25 May 1825. ODNB.
D’OYLY, JOHN WALPOLE, brother of Francis D’Oyly (qv) ; b. 23 Dec 1821 ; adm.3 Oct 1834 ; left to go to Winchester Coll.1836 ; Exeter Coll.Oxford, matr.14 May 1840, but did not reside ; Ensign, 11th Foot 17 Sep 1841 ; Lieut., 5 Sep 1843 ; Capt., 15 Jun 1849 ; Maj., 13 Jul 1858 ; Lieut.-Col., 17 Sep 1861 ; Brevet Col., 17 Sep 1866, half-pay 8 May 1867 ; Major-Gen., 1 Oct 1877 ; retired as hon.Lieut.-Gen., 1 Jul 1881 ; m. 2 Jan 1884 Frances Maria, widow of Capt.Lord Amelius Wentworth Beauclerk, Royal Navy, and only dau. of Charles Harrison MP, Bedford Row, London, solicitor ; d. 5 Apr 1897.
D’OYLY, MATTHIAS, eldest son of Ven.Thomas D’Oyly DCL, Archdeacon of Lewes and Chancellor of Chichester, and Henrietta Maria, dau. of Robert Godfrey, London ; b. 23 Nov 1743 ; at school under Markham (Bayley, History of the D’Oyly Family, 1845, 82) ; Corpus Christi Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 22 Jan 1761, matr.Mich.1762 ; ; BA 1765 ; MA 1768 ; Fellow, St.John’s Coll. 1766 ; ordained deacon 20 Sep 1767, priest 1 Dec 1767 (both Ely) ; Vicar of Pevensey, Sussex, from 9 Dec 1767 ; Prebendary of Ely 1 Feb 1770 – res Feb 1787 ; Domestic Chaplain to Right Rev.John Warren, Bishop of Bangor, 23 Feb 1787 ; Rector of Buxted, Sussex, from 1787 ; Archdeacon of Lewes 29 Apr 1806 – res 9 Feb 1815 ; m. 22 May 1770 Mary, dau. of George Poughfer, Leicester and Kensington Square, London ; d. 13 Nov 1815.
D’OYLY, SAMUEL, only son of Charles D’Oyly, Westminster, and Martha — ; bapt.St.Margaret’s, Westminster 24 Nov 1681; adm. ; BB 1691 ; KS (Capt.) 1697 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1700, adm.pens.5 Jun 1700, scholar 2 May 1701, matr.1703 ; BA 1703/4 ; MA 1707 ; Minor Fellow, Trin.Coll., 2 Oct 1706, Major Fellow 25 Apr 1707, Tutor 1707 ; ordained ; Vicar of St.Nicholas, Rochester, Kent, from 25 Nov 1710 ; was “of such uncommon corpulence that he was prevented attending his duty as army chaplain in Flanders in the war of 1741 for no horse, it is stated, could carry him” (Bayley, History of theD’Oyly Family, 1845, 160) ; Chaplain to Earl of Lincoln ; author, Christian Eloquence in Theory andPractice, made English from the French original, 1718, and joint translator with John Colston of Calmet’s Dictionnaire de la Bible, 1732 ; m. Frances — ; buried Rochester Cathedral 9 May 1748. ODNB. [perhaps Vicar of Pershore, Worcs., 1708-10 ?]
D’OYLY, THOMAS, eldest son of Matthias D’Oyly (qv) ; b.16 Nov 1772 ; adm.15 Sep 1787 ; played cricket for Town Boys v. KSS 28 Jul 1789 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.26 Oct 1790 ; BA 1795 ; BCL 1800 ; DCL 1804 ; Fellow of All Souls Coll. 1795 ; adm.Middle Temple 7 Nov 1793, called to bar 9 Nov 1798 ; Home Circuit ; Serjeant-at-Law 9 Feb 1819 ; patent of precedence 25 Apr 1834 ; Recorder of Seaford ; Chairman, West Sussex Quarter Sessions (occurs 1834, 1847) ; edited, with Edward Vaughan Williams (qv), Burn’s Justice of the Peace, 1836 ; m. 4 Jan 1820 Elizabeth, dau. of Rev.Nicholas Simons, Rector of Ickham, Kent ; d. 14 Jan 1855.
D’OYLY, THOMAS, only son of Thomas D’Oyly (qv) ; b. 21 Oct 1820 ; adm.26 May 1834 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.15 May 1839 ; BA 1843 ; adm.Middle Temple 13 Feb 1843 ; became a strolling actor in the provinces ; Roman Catholic convert ; estranged from family ; living in Jersey, Channel Islands 1864 ; m. 1st, — ; m.2nd, (1861 or later) Sophis Lydia, dau. of John Jefferson Davis, St Helier, Jersey, paperhanger ; d. in Jersey 7 Sep 1866.
DRAKE, — ; b. ; adm. Apr 1659 ; a boarder ; left 1660 (Busby’s Account Book).
DRAKE, CHARLES, see DRAKE-GARRARD, CHARLES.
DRAKE, E. ; adm.1803 ; in school list Oct 1803.
DRAKE, JAMES, son of James Drake MD FRS FRCP, London, a vigorous Tory pamphleteer, and Judith (feminist writer, see ODNB) — ; b. ; adm. ; in under school list 1715 ; KS (aged 14) 1718 ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.8 Jul 1720, matr.1720 ; MD 1728 ; practised medicine at Salisbury ; d. 12 Mar 1736.
DRAKE, JAMES WILLIAM, second son of John Drake (in school lists 1795-7, qv), and his first wife ; b. 31 Oct 1809 ; adm.30 May 1823 ; entered Royal Navy ; Mate, 3 Aug 1831 ; half-pay ; m.29 Jan 1846 Sarah, youngest dau. of Robert Thornton Heysham, Weston Lordship, Herts. ; d. 28 Jun 1862.
DRAKE, JOHN, third son of William Drake (adm.1738, qv) ; b. ; in school lists 1764,1765,1767 (Porten) ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.24 Oct 1768, aged 18 ; BCL 1775 ; DCL 1786 ; Fellow of All Souls Coll., Oxford 1772-6 ; ordained deacon 18 Dec 1774, priest 11 Jun 1775 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Amersham, Bucks., from 3 Jul 1775 ; Vicar of St.Nicholas, Deptford, Kent, from 23 May 1792 ; m.2 Oct 1777 Mary, eldest dau. of Rev.William Wickham, Garsington, Oxfordshire, Rector of Stoke Talmage, Oxfordshire ; d. 3 Jan 1826.
DRAKE, JOHN, second son of John Drake (in school lists 1764-7, qv) ; b. 6 Jun 1780 ; in school lists 1795,1797 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.2 Jun 1798 ; BA 1802 ; BCL 1805 ; BD and DD 26 Jan 1826 (date of grace) ; Fellow of All Souls Coll., Oxford 3 Nov 1802-7 ; ordained deacon 1 Jun 1806, priest 21 Dec 1806 (both Oxford) ; Rector of St.Paul’s, Deptford, Kent 11 Feb 1807 – 4 Jul 1808 ; Perpetual Curate, Nettleden, Bucks., 21 Jan 1823 – Oct 1834 ; Vicar of St.Nicholas, Deptford, Kent 14 Sep 1830 ; Vicar of Stourton, Wilts., from 1846 ; m.1st, 30 Apr 1807 (IGI) Margaret Frances, dau. of James Rudman, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, merchant, Alderman of Newcastle upon Tyne ; m.2nd, 19 Aug 1820 Lucy Ann, dau. of Thomas Fawcett (qv) ; d. 8 Feb 1858.
DRAKE, JOHN MINSHULL, eldest son of John Drake, Commissary-Gen.HM Forces, and Maria, third dau. of George Story (qv) ; b. 31 May 1807 ; adm. (G) 12 Jan 1818 ; Cadet, EICS Bengal 1824 ; Ensign, 46th Native Infantry 14 Aug 1825 ; Lieut., 1 Apr 1828 ; Capt. (in the Army) 27 Jun 1841 ; 46th Native Infantry, 26 Oct 1844 ; Brevet Maj., 11 Nov 1851 ; 46th Native Infantry, 17 Apr 1856 ; Lieut.-Col., 65th Native Infantry 11 Sep 1859 ; served in Indian Mutiny ; m.1st, 22 May 1838 Caroline, youngest dau. of Capt.George H[enry ?] Grimes, Royal Artillery ; m.2nd, at Lahore, India, 21 Mar 1850 Margaret Maclean, widow of Robert John Dring, Calcutta, merchant, and dau. of John Todd ; d. at Dinapore 6 Jul 1861.
DRAKE, MONTAGU GARRARD, only son of William Drake, Adderbury, Oxfordshire, and Sarah, dau. of Daniel Waldo, Gray’s Inn, and Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex ; bapt. Souldern, Oxfordshire 9 Aug 1709 ; adm. (aged 12) Jan 1723/4 ; KS 1725 ; buried Amersham, Bucks., 14 Aug 1725. [died of smallpox at the school ? : see Lady Verney, ed., Verney Letters of the Eighteenth Century, 1930, vol.2,75]
DRAKE, RICHARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Jan 1739/40 ; left 1740.
DRAKE, THOMAS, brother of William Drake (adm.1738, qv) ; b. 25 Jul 1727 ; adm.Sep 1735 ; KS 1741 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.23 Feb 1744/5 ; BCL 1751 ; DCL 1759 ; ordained deacon 18 Mar 1753, priest 17 Jun 1753 (both Lincoln) ; Rector of Amersham, Bucks., from 26 Oct 1753 ; Rector of St.Luke’s, Chelsea, Middlesex, from 3 Aug 1770 ; m.31 Mar 1755 Elizabeth, dau. of Isaac Whittington MP, Orford, Suffolk, a Clerk in Chancery ; d. 12 Apr 1775.
DRAKE, THOMAS, see TYRWHITT-DRAKE, THOMAS.
DRAKE, THOMAS, third son of John Drake (in school lists 1764-7, qv) ; b. 19 Feb 1782 ; adm. ; KS 1795 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1799, matr.22 May 1799, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1799 – void 25 Jun 1808 ; BA 1803 ; MA 1806 ; 2nd Lieut., 95th Foot 23 May 1805 ; 54th Foot, 5 Feb 1806 ; 1st Lieut., 95th Foot 15 May 1806 ; Capt., Canadian Fencibles 28 May 1807 ; 95th Foot 25 Mar 1808 ; Brevet Maj. and DGMG Ionian Islands 22 Apr 1813 ; Brevet Lieut.-Col. and QMG Mediterranean 16 Nov 1826 ; Brevet Col., 23 Nov 1841 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 1st Foot Guards 14 Jul 1843, retired same day ; served on the Elbe 1805-6, in Peninsular War 1808-9, 1810-3, and on Walcheren expedition 1809 ; CMG 9 Feb 1833 ; m.21 Dec 1813 Elizabeth Sarah, eldest dau. of John Fane MP, Wormsley, Oxfordshire ; d. 22 Dec 1851.
DRAKE, WILLIAM, second surviving son of Francis Drake FRS FSA, York, surgeon, author of Eboracum, and Mary, third dau. of George Woodyear, Crook Hill, near Doncaster, Yorks. ; bapt. 10 Jan 1722/3 ; adm. (aged 9) Apr 1732 ; left 1741 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.21 Mar 1740/1 ; BA 1744 (incorp.Cambridge 1770) ; Christ’s Coll.Camb., adm.17 May 1770 ; MA 1770 ; an Usher at the School to May 1750 (Fourth Usher Sep 1747) ; travelling tutor in Italy 1750-1 ; Head Master of Felsted School, Essex May 1750 – May 1777 ; ordained priest 1 Apr 1750 (Rochester) ; Rector of Layer Marney, Essex 1 Dec 1764 – 1777 ; Vicar of Isleworth, Middlesex, from 13 Dec 1777 ; FSA 29 Mar 1770 ; a contributor to Archaeologia ; m. his cousin Mary, dau. of Rev.Nathan Drake, Senior Vicar, Lincoln Cathedral ; d. 13 May 1801. ODNB.
DRAKE, WILLIAM, second son of Montagu Garrard Drake MP, Shardeloes, Bucks., and Isabella, widow of —, and dau. of Thomas Marshall, St.Michael Bassishaw, London, merchant ; b. 12 May 1723 ; adm. Aug 1738 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.2 Oct 1739 ; DCL 12 Apr 1749 ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1743-5 ; MP Amersham 26 Feb 1746-96 ; of Shardeloes, Bucks. ; m.9 Feb 1746/7 Elizabeth, only dau. and heiress of John Raworth, Boyland Hall, Norfolk, and Sambrook Court, Basinghall Street, London, a director South Sea Co. ; d. 8 Aug 1796.
DRAKE, WILLIAM, son of William Drake (adm.1738, qv) ; b. 3 Dec 1747 ; in school list 1764 ; left May 1765 (Porten) ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.20 Jun 1765 ; MA 13 Apr 1768 ; DCL 8 Jul 1773 ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1768-9 ; MP Amersham from 1768 ; m.1st, 19 Feb 1778 Mary, only dau. of William Hussey MP, Salisbury, Wilts. ; m.2nd, 20 Aug 1781 Rachel Elizabeth, only surviving dau. of Jeremiah Ives, Norwich, merchant ; d. 18 May 1795.
DRAKE, WILLIAM WICKHAM, eldest son of John Drake (in school lists 1764-7, qv) ; b.17 Jul 1778 ; in school list 1795, sixth form list 1796 ; probably Drake who played cricket against Eton on Hounslow Heath 25 Jul 1796 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.24 Oct 1796 ; BA 1800 ; MA 1807 ; ordained deacon 31 May 1801, priest 18 Jul 1802 (both Lincoln) ; Rector of Malpas (lower mediety), Cheshire, from 29 Jul 1802 ; Prebendary of Lincoln from 17 May 1810 ; Perpetual Curate of Harthill, Cheshire, from 7 May 1816 ; m. 3 Aug 1807 Eliza Susanna, youngest dau. of Thomas Tarleton, Bolesworth Castle, Broxton, Cheshire ; d. 28 Nov 1832.
DRAKE-GARRARD, CHARLES, fourth son of William Drake (adm.1738, qv) ; bap 23 Dec 1755 ; adm.15 Jun 1767 (Porten/Ottey); Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.17 May 1774, aged 18 ; assumed additional surname of Garrard on succeeding to the estate of Lamer Park, Hertfordshire, on the death of his cousin Sir Benet Garrard, Bart., in 1767 ; Lieut.-Col., Hertfordshire Militia 16 Jun 1794 ; MP Amersham 1796 – Jan 1805 ; m.8 Jun 1790 Anne, sister of Barne Barne (qv) ; d. 27 Jul 1817.
DRAKE-GARRARD, CHARLES BENET, only son of Charles Drake-Garrard (qv) ; b. 14 Feb 1806 ; adm.10 Jan 1820 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.14 Jan 1823 ; of Lamer Park, Hertfordshire ; JP Hertfordshire, High Sheriff 1839 ; m.1 Dec 1835 Honora Henrietta, eldest dau. of Philip Duncombe Pauncefort-Duncombe, Brickhill Manor, Bucks. ; d. 13 Jun 1884.
DRAKEFORD, DAVID JOSIAH, elder son of Rev.David James Drakeford, Elm Grove, Sydenham, Kent, Anglican clergyman, and Julia Anna, dau. of John Purnell ; b.17 Apr 1865 ; adm. (H) 27 May 1880 ; left Dec 1882 ; Clare Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.16 Jun 1883, matr. Mich.1883 ; BA 1886 ; MA 1890 ; adm.solicitor Feb 1894, but did not practise ; d.unm. 14 May 1899.
DRAKEFORD, WILLIAM DUSAUTOY, brother of David Josiah Drakeford (qv) ; b. 21 Jan 1868 ; adm. (H) 8 Jun 1882 ; left May 1884 ; Clare Coll.Cambridge, adm. 9 Oct 1886, matr.Mich.1886 ; BA 1889 ; MA 1893 ; served with Imperial Yeomanry in South African War 1901-2 ; an ex-soldier clerk in War Office 1903- ; MBE 1 Jan 1920 ; m. 5 Apr 1910 Catherine May, dau. of Col.Henry Dixon, Madras Army (formerly EICS Madras), Sydenham, Kent ; d. 26 Feb 1942.
DRAPER, GEORGE, son of Robert Draper, Warden, Beds. ; bapt.Old Warden, Beds. 7 Jan 1698/9 ; adm. ; Min.Can. (aged 14) 1714. [? adm.Middle Temple 24 Feb 1721/2, son of Robert Draper, Hitchin, Herts.][note George Draper, Hitchin, Herts., gentleman, will proved PCC 23 Aug 1732] [death reported St.James Evening Post 10 Sep 1745 “a few days since … at Lilly near Hitchin in Hertfordshire, George Draper, Esq; an eminent Conveyancer and Court Keeper in that County, and Brother to the Lady Barrington of Hitchin aforesaid” ; Lady Barrington was the mother of Sir John Barrington, Bart., MP, Swainston, Isle of Wight]
DRAPER, HERBERT, only son of Edward Draper, Vincent Square, Westminster, solicitor, and Hannah — (1881 Census) ; b.18 Mar 1868 ; adm. (H) 8 Jun 1882 ; left Aug 1884 ; adm.solicitor Jan 1891 ; practised in London, firm Draper and Son, Vincent Square ; m. 31 Jul 1900 Hester Susan, sister of William Edward Strange Butson (qv) ; d. 16 Apr 1914.
DRAPER, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Sep 1721 ; in under school list 1724.
DRAYCOTT, JOHN, son of William Draycott, London, and Martha (Lacey ?) (IGI) ; bapt.St.Anne, Soho 13 Nov 1763 (IGI); adm.16 Jan 1775 ; KS (aged 16) 1780 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1784, adm.pens.9 Jun 1784, scholar 8 Apr 1785, matr. Mich.1784 ; BA 1788 ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1788 (London) ; buried Lisbon, Portugal 1793.
DRAYTON, WILLIAM HENRY, eldest son of John Drayton, Drayton Hall, Ashley River, Berkley County, South Carolina, USA, and his second wife Charlotte, sister of Stephen Bull (qv) ; b. Sep 1742 ; sent over to England 1753, under charge of the father of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (qv) ; at school under Markham (J.Drayton, Memoirs of the American Revolution, 1821, i, xiii) ; left 1761 ; Balliol Coll.Oxford, adm.3 Oct 1761, matr.10 Oct 1761 ; returned home in 1763 ; elected to Assembly, South Carolina 1765 ; opposed non-importation agreement and Wilkes fund grant ; member of Council, South Carolina, sworn 3 Apr 1772 ; Assistant Judge, South Carolina 25 Jan 1774 ; wrote “A letter from Freeman of South Carolina to the Deputies of North Americas assembled in the High Court of Congress at Philadelphia”, in which he set forth the grievances of the colonists and suggested a Bill of Rights ; made a bitter protest against the conduct of the crown officials, and suspended from Council 1 Mar 1775 ; became member, Popular Committee of Safety, and elected President, Provincial Congress ; Chief Justice of South Carolina from 1776 ; acted as President of South Carolina for a short time in 1777-8 ; delegate to Continental Congress, York Town 1778-9 ; left in manuscript a history of the American Revolution to the end of 1776, published by his son in 1821 ; m.29 Mar 1764 Dorothy, dau. of Culceth Golightly, St.Andrew, Berkley County, South Carolina, plantation owner ; d. at Philadelphia, USA 3 Sep 1779. ODNB.
[DREW, — ; in school list Aug 1733 (second form). Perhaps John Drew (qv)]
DREW, — ; adm.26 Jan 1768 ; left Dec 1770.
DREW, ANTHONY ; b. ; adm. (aged 7) Jun 1736 ; left 1740.
DREW, GEORGE HENRY, eldest son of George Drew, Streatham, Surrey, solicitor, and Mary, dau. of Solomon Harvey, Folkestone, Kent ; b. 25 Sep 1817 ; adm.10 Jan 1825 ; KS 1831 ; Capt. of the School 1835 ; rowed against Eton 12 May 1836 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1836, adm.pens.2 Jun 1836, scholar 1837, matr.Mich.1836 ; BA 1840 ; MA 1844 ; adm.Inner Temple 11 Jan 1838 ; articled to father ; adm.solicitor Hilary 1846 ; practised in Bermondsey Street, London ; a Taxing Master in Chancery 1870-91 ; JP Sussex ; m.1st, 5 Aug 1843 Susannah Henrietta, eldest dau. of Robert Gray, Brompton Crescent, London, solicitor ; m.2nd, 24 Apr 1900 Caroline Louisa, widow of Cdr.Robert Beaumont Pipon, Royal Navy, and dau. of Henry Raikes, Llwynegrin Hall, Flintshire, barrister ; d. 14 Oct 1906.
DREW, HUMPHREY ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Jan 1735/6 ; left 1736. [probably a son of Humphrey Drew, Clerk of the Burgess Court, Westminster, and Vestry Clerk of St.Margaret’s, Westminster, who d. 14 Dec 1736]
DREW, JOHN, son of John Drew, London ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Jul 1733 ; left 1738 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 30 Oct 1738, did not matr.
DREW (or DREWE), THOMAS, sixth son of Robert Drewe MP, South Broom, Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, and Jane, second dau. of John Jackman, London, citizen and grocer ; bapt. Southbroom St.James, Wilts., 11 Dec 1608 ; adm. ; KS ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1629, matr.26 Oct 1632, aged 19, Westminster Student to 1641 ; BA 1633 ; MA 1636 ; ordained deacon 24 Sep 1637 (Oxford), priest 26 Feb 1642/3 (Peterborough); Vicar of Harringworth, Northants., 1 Apr 1642 [check]-6 ; Rector of Bulwick, Northants., 16 Oct 1646 – c.Sep 1651.
DRIFT, ADRIAN, son of Rev.Matthew Drift, Master of Lavenham School, Suffolk, and Rector of Dunton Waylett, Essex, and Mary — ; bapt. Lavenham, Suffolk 29 Sep 1708 ; adm. Nov or Dec 1720 ; in under school list 1720 ; Min.Can. (aged 14) 1723 ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. Apr 1726 ; BA 1730/1 ; ordained deacon 13 Jun 1731 (Norwich). [Presumably Adrian Drift who m. at Whatfield, Suffolk 8 Aug 1732 Katherine Wright]
DRINKWATER, JOHN ELLIOT, see DRINKWATER-BETHUNE, JOHN ELLIOT
DRINKWATER, PETER ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1630 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1635, adm.pens.14 Mar 1635/6, scholar 1636 ; BA 1638/9 ; MA 1642.
DRINKWATER-BETHUNE, JOHN ELLIOT, eldest son of Lieut-Col.John Drinkwater-Bethune CB, Comptroller of Army Accounts, and Eleanor, dau. of Charles Congalton, Congalton, Midlothian ; b. 12 Jul 1801 ; adm.Midsummer 1814 ; KS (aged 14) 1816 ; left 31 Oct 1816 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.25 Jan 1819, scholar 1821, matr.Mich.1819 ; 4th Wrangler and BA 1823 ; MA 1826 ; adm.Middle Temple 12 Jan 1821, called to bar 4 May 1827 ; Parliamentary Counsel, Home Office 28 Sep 1835 – 10 Feb 1848 ; drafted Municipal Reform Act, Tithe Commutation Act and County Courts Act ; assumed with his father the additional surname of Bethune 1836 ; legislative member, Supreme Council of India, from 11 Apr 1848 ; President, Council of Education, Calcutta 1848 ; founder of Bethune’s Girls’ School, Calcutta, endowed by his will ; d. at Calcutta 12 Aug 1851. ODNB.
DRIVER, BENJAMIN ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Feb 1724/5 ; left 1726. [perhaps bapt.East Grinstead, Sussex 14 Sep 1711, son of Edmond Driver, and Mary — (IGI)] [if so, he was Benjamin Driver, St.Saviour’s, Southwark, linendraper, only son of Edmund Driver and Mary, dau. of John Underhill ; will proved PCC 3 Oct 1743]
DRIWOOD, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. ; QS ; a contributor to the congratulatory verses by QSS to Queen Elizabeth c.1586 (Salisbury MSS, Hatfield) and to a similar collection of verses c.1587 in Westminster Abbey Library. [Probably William Drywood, Trinity Coll.Cambridge, matr.Mich 1588, scholar 1589, and probably William Drywood, son of Thomas Drywood, Warley Franks, Essex, who m.14 Jun 1595 Catherine, sister of Robert Dewhurst (qv), and who was buried Cheshunt, Herts., 10 Jan 1598].
DRUITT, CUTHBERT, brother of Robert Druitt (qv) ; b. 15 Jun 1850 ; adm.29 Sep 1860 ; left Dec 1862 ; Midshipman, Royal Navy 24 Jan 1866 ; Sub-Lieut., 25 Jul 1870 ; retired 1873 ; manager, works of Malpaso Gold Washing Co. Ltd, Tolima, Colombia, South America ; m. 15 Feb 1876 Elizabeth Mary, dau. of John Christie Foulds, Glasgow, Scotland, and latterly of Clarendon Park, Jamaica, accountant ; d. at Honda, Colombia 13 Apr 1876.
DRUITT, MAYO, brother of Philip Druitt (qv) ; b. 13 Dec 1869 ; adm. (R) 26 Jan 1883 ; left Jul 1888 ; University Coll.Oxford, matr.13 Oct 1888 ; BA 1893 ; partner, St.Edmund’s School, Grayshott, Hindhead, Surrey, to 1922 ; of Downleaze, Grayshott, Hindhead, Surrey ; d. 1 Nov 1941.
DRUITT, PHILIP, third son of James Druitt, Christchurch, Hampshire, solicitor, Mayor of Christchurch, and his second wife Matilda Jane, dau. of John Mayo, Stoke next Guildford, Surrey, East India Company employee ; b. 4 Oct 1865 ; adm. 26 Sep 1878 (R) ; exhibitioner 1879 ; QS 27 May 1880 ; left May 1884 ; St.Mary Hall, Oxford, matr.24 Jan 1885 ; migr. to University Coll. ; BA 1888 ; MA 1896 ; Leeds Clergy Sch.1891 ; ordained deacon 20 Dec 1891, priest 18 Dec 1892 (both Ripon) ; Assistant Curate, Armley, Leeds 1891-1914 ; Rector of Fillingham, Lincs., 1914-22 ; m. 9 Oct 1907 Ellen Alice, dau. of Rev.John Hammersley, Vicar of Allithwaite, Lancs. ; d. 16 Mar 1928.
DRUITT, ROBERT, eldest son of Robert Druitt MD FRCP FRCS, Strathmore Gardens, Kensington, and Isabella, dau. of William Hopkinson, Hamilton Place, New Road, London ; b. 2 Apr 1847 ; adm.27 Jan 1857 ; QS 1862 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1866, matr.23 May 1866 ; BA 1870 ; adm.solicitor Hilary 1874 ; in practice at Christchurch, Hampshire ; Registrar and High Bailiff, County Court there ; Mayor of Christchurch 1910-3 ; m. 24 Jan 1882 Alice Mary, dau. of Daniel Tupper, Lord Chamberlain’s Office, St.James’s Palace ; d. 9 May 1917.
DRUITT, THOMAS WYARD, son of Thomas Druitt, Charing Cross, London, bank manager, Union Bank of London, and Julia Caroline Thompson ; b. 1 Jan 1860 ; adm. 29 Jan 1872 ; left Christmas 1875 ; banker’s clerk (1881 Census) ; a bank manager (with Union Bank of London in 1880s); subsequently Chairman, Havana Investment Syndicate Ltd ; director, Talysarn Copper Mines Co Ltd ; of Tyn-y-Ffynnon, Barmouth, North Wales ; bankrupt 1925 ; m. 30 Apr 1886 Lucy Newport, dau. of Lieut.-Col.Robert Newport Tinley, Cape Mounted Rifles ; death registered Surrey NW fourth quarter 1935, aged 75.
DRUMLANRIG, CHARLES, EARL OF, see DOUGLAS, CHARLES, EARL OF DRUMLANRIG.
DRUMMOND, — ; b. ; in school lists 1764 ; left Dec 1764.
DRUMMOND, — ; b. ; in school lists 1764, 1765.
DRUMMOND, — ; b. ; in school lists 1764-5, 1767, 1770-1,1773-4.
[DRUMMOND, ANDREW, fifth son of Sir John Drummond, Kt, Machany, Perthshire, and Margaret, dau. of Sir William Stewart Kt, Innernytie, Perthshire ; b. ; at school under Knipe (included by Russell Barker and Stenning in Record as Steward, Anniversary Dinner 1753, but the Steward for this year was his son John Drummond (qv), and his Scottish background and Edinburgh apprenticeship make it unlikely that he was educated at the School) ; apprenticed to Colin Mackenzie. Edinburgh, goldsmith 4 May 1705 ; in business as banker at Charing Cross, London, by 1712 ; founded banking house of Drummond’s; purchased Stanmore estate, Middlesex 1729, and Machany estate, Perthshire 1755 ; m. 7 Nov 1716 Isabella, dau. of Alexander Strachan, London, merchant ; d. 2 Feb 1769, aged 82. ODNB]
DRUMMOND, ANDREW, only son of Archibald Drummond MD, Bristol, and Jane, dau. of Andrew Parsons, Ridgway, Gloucs. ; bapt. Bridge Street Independent Chapel, Bristol 12 Nov 1759 (IGI); adm. 11 Nov 1773 (paid 3 guineas) ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr.13 Jun 1776, aged 16 ; BA 1780 ; MA 1784 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 12 Nov 1777, called to bar 26 Apr 1785 ; of Berkeley Square, Bristol ; m. by 1799 his cousin Margaret, dau. of Colin Drummond MD, Edinburgh ; d. 25 Feb 1846.
DRUMMOND, EDWARD, see HAY-DRUMMOND, EDWARD AURIOL (qv).
DRUMMOND, GEORGE ; b. ; adm.23 Jan 1781.
DRUMMOND, GORDON, elder son of Gen.Sir Gordon Drummond GCB, and Margaret, eldest dau. of William Russell, Brancepeth Castle, co.Durham, colliery proprietor ; nephew of John Drummond (adm.1765, qv, if correctly identified) ; b. 8 Mar 1809 ; adm.20 Jun 1821 ; Min.Can.1822 ; Ensign and Lieut., 2nd Foot Guards 10 Jun 1826 ; Lieut. and Capt., 3 Aug 1830 ; Maj. in Army 3 Aug 1830 ; Lieut.-Col. in Army 29 Mar 1844 ; Maj., 2nd Foot Guards 20 Jun 1854 ; Col. in Army 20 Jun 1854 ; served in Crimean War and commanded 1st battalion Coldstream Guards at fall of Sevastopol ; m. 11 Nov 1837 Margaret Maria, dau. of Rev.Philip Le Geyt, Vicar of Marden, Kent ; d. 17 Nov 1856.
DRUMMOND, JAMES CHARLES, brother of Robert Drummond (qv) ; b. 16 Oct 1807 ; adm.22 Sep 1820 ; Cadet, EICS Bengal 1824 ; Ensign, 19th Bengal Native Infantry 18 Mar 1825 ; Lieut., 28 Mar 1826 ; d. at Nasirabad, Bengal 27 Nov 1827.
DRUMMOND, JOHN, only son of Andrew Drummond (at school under Knipe, qv) ; b.27 Apr 1723 ; adm. Jun 1735 ; left 1735 ; “John Drummond, Esq.”, evidently this individual, was Steward of Anniversary Dinner for 1753 ; succeeded father as head of Drummond’s Bank, Charing Cross ; MP Thetford from 1768 ; m. 22 Dec 1744 Charlotte, dau. of Lord William Beauclerk MP ; d. 25 Jul 1774.
[DRUMMOND, JOHN, eldest son of Colin Drummond, Commissary-Gen. and Paymaster to Forces in Canada, and Katherine, dau. of Robert Oliphant, Rossie, Perthshire ; b. 1754 ; adm. 19 Apr 1765 ; of Lennoch and Megginch, Perthshire ; member of Council and Deputy Commissary-Gen. and Paymaster, Canada 1776-81 ; MP Shaftesbury 5 Jul 1786-90 ; subsequently in financial difficulties ; m. 4 Aug 1788 Lady Susan Fane, half-sister of John Fane, 10th Earl of Westmorland (qv) ; d. 13 May 1835] [But Whitmore believed that the admission of 19 Apr 1765 was that for John Hay-Drummond (1756-80) ; was this John Drummond in fact an OW ?]
DRUMMOND, ROBERT, second son of Adm.Sir Adam Drummond KCH, Megginch Castle, Perthshire, and Lady Charlotte Murray, widow of Sir John Menzies, Bart., Castle Menzies, Perthshire, and eldest dau. of John Murray, 4th Duke of Atholl (qv) ; nephew of John Drummond (adm.1765, qv, if correctly identified) ; b. 22 Jun 1804 ; adm.22 Apr 1818 ; Jesus Coll.Cambridge, adm. 14 Mar 1823 ; migr. to Trinity Coll, adm.pens.30 Jun 1823, matr. Mich.1823 ; BA 1827 ; MA 1831 ; ordained deacon 23 Dec 1827, priest 21 Sep 1828 (both Lincoln) ; Vicar of Feering, Essex 20 Jun 1829-66 ; m. 19 Jan 1841 Hon.Charlotte Olivia Elizabeth Strutt, second dau. of Joseph Holden Strutt MP, Col. South Essex and West Essex Militias, and Charlotte, Baroness Rayleigh ; d.14 Apr 1883.
DRUMMOND, WILLIAM RUSSELL, brother of Gordon Drummond (qv) ; b.13 Jan 1812 ; adm.20 Jun 1821 ; entered Royal Navy ; Lieut., 13 Jan 1832 ; d. at Callao, Peru, 31 Jan 1835, of a wound received while assisting to quell a mutiny in the Callao garrison.
DRURY, JOSEPH, son of Thomas Drury, London, and Elizabeth, dau. of John Hilton, London ; b.11 Feb 1750 ; adm. (perhaps as chorister) ; KS 1765 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1768, adm.pens.1 Jun 1768, matr.Mich.1768, but unable to remain at university through lack of means ; Assistant Master, Harrow School 1769-85 ; ordained deacon 24 Feb 1773 (London), priest 21 Dec 1779 ; readm.Trin.Coll.Camb. 2 Jun 1774 ; BD 1784 ; DD 1789 ; Head Master, Harrow School Easter 1785 – Easter 1805 ; Vicar of Aldwinckle, Northants., 1 Jul 1788-1806, resigned ; Rector of Pilton, Northants., 27 Dec 1794 – 1806, resigned ; retired to Lockwood, near Dawlish, Devon ; Prebendary of Wells from 17 Mar 1812 ; a successful teacher and firm disciplinarian, under whose rule Harrow increased both in numbers and in reputation ; Byron refers gratefully to him in his Hours of Idleness and in a note to Childe Harold, canto iv, st.75 ; m. 5 Aug 1775 Louisa, dau. of Benjamin Heath DCL, Town Clerk of Exeter, and sister of Benjamin Heath, Head Master of Harrow School ; d. 9 Jan 1834. ODNB.
DRURY, WILLIAM, son of Thomas Drury, Nottingham ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1677 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1679, adm.pens.26 Jun 1679, aged 18, scholar 1680, matr.1682 ; BA 1682/3 ; MA 1686 ; Fellow of Trinity Coll. from 1685, Junior Dean 1710-3 ; Senior Proctor 1706-7 ; signed petition to Bishop of Ely against Dr Richard Bentley 1709 ; ordained deacon 12 Mar 1692/3, priest 8 Jun 1693 (both Ely) ; buried Trinity Coll.Chapel 16 Nov 1714.
DRY, JOHN, son of John Dry, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, and Mary — (IGI); bapt.Kingston upon Thames 18 Aug 1725 (IGI); adm. (aged 12) Jan 1737/8 ; left 1743 ; Merton Coll.Oxford, matr.13 Jun 1743 ; BA 1747 ; MA 1750 ; ordained deacon 23 Sep 1750 (Salisbury), priest 23 Dec 1750 (Norwich) ; Vicar of Somerford Keynes, Wilts., from 24 Dec 1750 ; d. 4 Nov 1794.
DRYDEN, BEVILL, youngest son of Edward Dryden, Canons Ashby, Northants., and Elizabeth, second dau. of Edward Allen, Finchley, Middlesex ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Oct 1727 ; in school list 1729 ; adm.attorney, Common Pleas 9 Jul 1736 ; of Marlborough, Wilts., and afterwards of Ore, Berks. ; m. Mary, dau. of William Dummer, Cirencester, Gloucs. ; d. 1758.
DRYDEN, CHARLES, eldest son of John Dryden (elected to Trin.Coll.Camb.1650, qv) ; b. 6 Sep 1666 ; adm. ; KS (Capt.) 1680 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1683, adm.pens.26 Jun 1683, aged 17, scholar 10 Apr 1684, matr.1683 ; became a Roman Catholic ; resident in Italy 1692-8 ; Chamberlain to Pope Innocent XII ; translated the seventh satire of Juvenal for his father’s English version, and author of at least two published poems ; drowned while swimming in the Thames, near Datchet, Bucks., 20 Aug 1704. ODNB (s.v.father).
DRYDEN, JOHN, son of Erasmus Dryden, Titchmarsh, Northants., landowner, and Mary, dau. of Rev.Henry Pickering, Rector of Aldwincle All Saints, Northants. ; b.19 Aug 1631 ; adm. ; KS ; wrote while a KS an elegy on the death of Lord Hastings, published by R.B. in Lachrymae Musarum, 1649 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1650, adm.pens.18 May 1650, scholar 2 Oct 1650 ; “walled” for a fortnight and not allowed to go outside the college “excepting for sermons” Jul 1652, for disobedience to the Vice-Master (W.W.Rouse Ball, Cambridge Papers, 218-9) ; forfeited scholarship by non-residence and thus ineligible for a Fellowship ; BA 1653/4 ; MA Lambeth 17 Jun 1668 ; mourned Cromwell’s death in Heroic Stanzas, 1658 ; celebrated the Restoration in Astraea Redux, 1660, and Charles II’s Coronation in a Panegyrick, 1661 ; one of original Fellows of Royal Society 20 May 1663 ; author, Annus Mirabilis, 1667 ; Poet Laureate and Historiographer 18 Aug 1670 – 11 Dec 1688 ; Sir Martin Mar-All, one of his most successful plays, was produced in 1667, Aurungzebe, his finest rhymed tragedy, in 1675, and All for Love, his finest play, in 1678 ; his Absalom and Achitophel was published in 1681 ; defended Anglicanism in Religio Laici, 1682 ; Collector of Customs, Port of London 17 Dec 1683 ; a Roman Catholic convert 1686 ; author, The Hind and the Panther, 1687 ; translations by him of Juvenal and Persius were published in 1693, and of Virgil in 1697 ; wrote ode Alexander’s Feast, published in 1697, and translations of Fables Ancient and Modern, published in 1700 ; his complete works, with a life by Sir Walter Scott, were published in 1808 ; in a note to the third satire of Persius Dryden wrote “I remember I translated this satire when I was a King’s Scholar at Westminster School, for a Thurday-night exercise ; and believe, that it, and many others of my exercises of the nature in English verse, are still in the hands of my learned master the Rev.Dr.Busby” (Works, xiii, 230) ; Dryden refers to Busby’s excessive use of the rod in a letter to Charles Montagu (ibid., xviii, 159-60) and to the curious custom of “custos” in Hall in a letter to Busby (ibid., xviii, 98) ; Dryden’s “form” was long preserved up School ; m. 1 Dec 1663 Lady Elizabeth Howard, eldest dau. of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Berkshire PC KG KB ; d. 1 May 1700. His body lay in state at the College of Physicians for ten days, and he was buried in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey. ODNB.
DRYDEN, JOHN, second son of John Dryden (elected to Trin.Coll.Camb.1650, qv) ; b.1667 ; adm. ; KS 1682 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1685, but did not take up his election and was placed by his father under the care of Rev.Obadiah Walker, Master of Univ.Coll.Oxford and a Roman Catholic ; as a Roman Catholic convert nominated Fellow of Magdalen Coll.Oxford by James II 31 Dec 1687, admitted 11 Jan 1687/8, but removed by the Visitor 25 Oct 1688 ; went to Rome with his brother Charles Dryden (qv), and officiated as his brother’s deputy and perhaps replacement in the Papal household ; accompanied Hon.William Cecil to Naples, Sicily and Malta Oct 1700 – Jan 1701, his account of their tour being published posthumously in 1776 ; translated the 14th satire of Juvenal for his father’s English version ; author, The Husband, his own Cuckold, a play performed at the theatre in Lincoln’s Inn Fields in 1696 ; d.unm. at Rome 16 Apr 1703 [or 28 Jan 1700/1 ?]. ODNB.
DRYDEN, JONATHAN, son of Rev.Jonathan Dryden, Vicar of Camberwell, Kent, and Prebendary of Hereford, and Martha, dau. of Eleanor Vaughan, Hereford, widow ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1656, adm.pens.14 May 1656, scholar 1656, matr.Lent 1656/7 ; BA 1659/60 ; MA 1663 (incorp.Oxford 6 Apr 1665) ; Fellow of Trin.Coll.1661-c.1669, Tutor 1663 ; ordained deacon 19 Sep 1663 (Ely), priest May 1665 (London) ; Rector of Cheriton, Kent 1668-76 ; Rector of Keighley, Yorks., 9 Mar 1675/6 (installation mandate)- Dec 1679 ; Rector of Scrayingham, Yorks., from 16 Jan 1679/80, and of Londesborough, Yorks., from 2 Feb 1679/80 ; Prebendary of York from 7 Jun 1682 ; a letter in Latin written by him to Richard Busby (qv), dated “Prid.Cal.Feb.1659”, is preserved among the Birch MSS in the British Library ; m.27 Nov 1690 Margaret, widow of Samuel Mancklin, York, merchant, and afterwards of Charles Wood, York, merchant, and dau. of Henry Harrison, Holtby; d. 25 Aug 1702, aged 63.
DRYWOOD, see also DRIWOOD.
DRYWOOD, GEORGE ; b. ; adm. ; QS in 1566 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1569, adm.scholar 1570, matr.Mich 1570 ; BA 1573/4 ; MA 1577 ; BD 1586 ; Fellow of Trin.Coll. 1576- c.1594, Senior Dean 1588 ; Deputy Public Orator, Cambridge Univ., 18 May 1582 ; ordained deacon and priest (Peterborough) 28 May 1583 ; Rector of Mistley cum Manningtree, Essex 10 Jan 1585/6-90 ; Rector of South Ockendon, Essex, from 31 Aug 1590 ; Rector of Holy Trinity the Less, London, 11 May 1603-5 ; Rector of Chadwell, Essex, from 11 Jun 1605 ; lic.to m.1st, 8 Dec 1593 Elizabeth, dau. of Robert Sampson, Kersey, Suffolk ; m.2nd, 28 Jun 1597 Mary, dau. of William Keltredge, St.Michael’s, Cornhill, London ; buried at South Ockendon 2 Jun 1611.
DRYWOOD, GEORGE, eldest son of George Drywood (qv) ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1618, adm.scholar 1619 ; BA 1622/3 ; MA 1626 ; living at Shaxtons, Writtle, Essex, in 1634.
DUANY, ANDREW ; b. ; adm. (aged 15) Jan 1718/9. [perhaps son of Andrew Duany, Jamaica, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who died 1709]
DUBERLY, CHARLES, second son of Sir James Duberly, Kt, Gaynes Hall, Hunts., and his second wife Etheldred, elder dau. of Charles St.Barbe, Lymington, Hants., banker ; b.28 Jan 1810 ; adm.27 Sep 1823 ; left Mar 1828 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.22 May 1828 ; BA 1832 ; ordained deacon 29 May 1836, priest 21 May 1837 (both Lincoln) ; Perpetual Curate of Coundon, co.Durham, 1844-56 ; Rector of Wolsingham, co.Durham, from 1856 ; m. Frances, fifth dau. of Matthew Potts, Carr Hill, Heworth, co.Durham (marriage registered Gateshead first quarter 1847); d. 8 Dec 1876.
DUBORDIEU (or DUBOURDIEU), see also BOURDIEU.
DUBORDIEU (or DUBOURDIEU), JOHN, eldest son of Rev.Armand Dubourdieu, Vicar of Sawbridgeworth, Herts. ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) 10 Jan 1714/5 ; St.Catherine’s Hall, Cambridge, adm.sizar 29 Jun 1716 ; BA 1719/20 ; MA 1734 ; ordained deacon 10 Jun 1722, priest 30 Sep 1724 (both London) ; Curate, St.Mildred, Bread Street, London (in 1724), St.Michael Le Querne, London c.1726-35 ; Lecturer, St.John’s, Hackney, Middlesex, May 1724 – Jun 1753, St.Mary, Somerset, London 26 Jan 1725/6 – Sep 1729, Christ Church, Spitalfields, London 29 Aug 1729 – Jan 1752/3 ; Chaplain to Horatio Walpole, Ambassador Extraordinary to France Dec 1724 ; Curate, St.Vedast, Foster Lane, London ; Vicar of Sawbridgeworth, Herts., 12 Aug 1734 – Dec 1752 ; Vicar of Low Leyton, Essex, from 17 Jan 1737/8 ; Chaplain to Bishop of St.Asaph (in 1738) ; Prebendary of St.Asaph from 16 Feb 1737/8, Chancellor from 30 Sep 1743 ; Rector of Newington, Surrey, from Oct 1752 ; Chaplain to Bishop of Worcester (by 1745, still at death) ; m.1st, by 1731, Elizabeth — ; m.2nd, by 1732, Isabella — ; d. Jul 1754. [mother Esther ?]
DUBUISSON, — ; b. ; in school lists 1795,1797.
DUCASSE, PETER, son of Peter Ducasse, St.Clements Danes, London, linen draper, and Marie Dumaurisson ; bapt.St.Martin’s in the Fields 7 May 1710 (IGI); adm. (aged 12) Jan 1722/3 ; KS (Capt.) 1726 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1730, but never adm. ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 22 Jun 1730 ; an Usher at the School c.1736 ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1736 (Rochester).
DUCIE, RICHARD, younger son of Robert Ducie, Little Aston, Staffs., and Mary, dau. of Sir Gabriel Lowe, Kt, Newark, Ozleworth, Gloucs. ; b. ; at school 1664-6 (Busby’s Account Book) ; Queen’s Coll.Oxford, matr.8 Jun 1667, aged 16 ; adm.Middle Temple 15 Feb 1669/70 ; d.unm.1679.
DUCK, — ; b. ; at school c.1660 (Busby’s Account Book).
DUCK, NATHANIEL, son of John Duck, Ridge, Herts., and Ellen Pearce (IGI) ; bapt.Ridge, Herts. 9 Mar 1617 (IGI); adm. ; Min.Can. (aged 13) 1629 ; KS 1630 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1635, matr. 26 Jun 1635, Westminster Student to 1641.
DUCKETT, PAUL, b. ; adm. ; KS 1636 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1638, adm.pens. 3 Jun 1638, scholar 1639 ; BA 1642/3 ; ordained ; Rector of Greenstead, Essex 15 Mar 1660/1 – Oct 1662 ; Rector of St.Leonard’s, Colchester, Essex 20 May 1661 – Oct 1662 ; Vicar of Boreham, Essex, from 17 Sep 1662 ; Rector of Rettendon, Essex, from 29 Aug 1662 ; m. ; d.1670. [Presumably Paul Duckett, son of Rev.Gregory Duckett (or Dackett) DD, Rector of St.Andrew, Holborn, and Prebendary of St.Paul’s, and Margaret, dau. of Sir John Watts, Kt, bapt.St.Andrew, Holborn 23 Feb 1619 (IGI) ; and perhaps Paul Duckett who m. at St.Bartholomew the Less 20 Sep 1646 Joan Munday (IGI)]
DUCKWORTH, GEORGE HENRY, only son of Adm.Sir John Thomas Duckworth, Bart. GCB MP, and his first wife Anne, only child of John Wallis, Trenton, Cornwall ; b. 25 Jun 1782 ; adm.28 Apr 1794 (Clapham) ; KS (aged 14) 1795 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1799, matr. 22 May 1799, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1799 – deprived 2 Dec 1802 ; Ensign, 39th Foot 18 Jul 1801 ; Lieut., 68th Foot 6 Oct 1801 ; 11th Foot, 7 Nov 1801 ; Capt., 60th Foot 24 Sep 1803 ; 55th Foot 14 Jul 1804 ; 7th Foot, 23 Feb 1805 ; 59th Foot, 19 Nov 1805 ; Maj., York Light Infantry Volunteers 26 Jul 1806 ; 67th Foot, 7 Oct 1806 ; Lieut.-Col., 1st West India Regt. 16 Jan 1808 ; 48th Foot, 18 Jun 1808 ; served in Peninsular War ; m. Sep 1806 Penelope, dau. of Capt.Robert Fanshawe, Royal Navy ; killed at battle of Albuera 16 May 1811.
DUDMAN, LUMSDEN SHIRREFF, only son of Joseph Dudman, Llandygwydd, Cardiganshire, Capt. EIC Maritime Service, and Catherine Welladvice, dau. of James Lumsden Shirreff, Stradmore Hill, Cardiganshire [previously of Deptford, Kent, surgeon ?] ; b. 13 Sep 1819 ; adm.28 May 1834 ; left Mar 1837 ; Wadham Coll.Oxford, matr.26 Oct 1837 ; BA 1842 ; ordained deacon 3 Mar 1844 (London), priest 1845 (Canterbury) ; Curate, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent 1844-6, Herne, Kent 1846-51 ; Rector of Pitney, Somerset, from 1851 ; m.12 Aug 1857 his cousin Mary Anne Eve, younger dau. of James Hales Shirreff MD MRCS LSA, Lympstone, Devon ; d. 21 Oct 1878.
DUFF, HON.SIR ALEXANDER, brother of James Duff, 4th Earl of Fife (qv) ; b.1777 ; adm. Dec 1788 (A. & H.Tayler, ed., Lord Fife and his factor, 1925, 196); in school list Dec 1788 ; still at school Jan 1792 (Tayler, ed., ibid., 232) ; Ensign, 66th Foot 23 May 1793 ; Lieut. in Capt.Powers’ Independent Co. Jan 1794 ; Capt., 88th Foot Jan 1794 ; Maj., 28 Mar 1794 ; Lieut.-Col., 14 Apr 1798 ; half-pay 1808 ; Brevet Col., 25 Apr 1808 ; Maj.-Gen., 4 Jun 1811 ; Lieut.-Gen., 19 Jul 1821 ; Col., 92nd Foot 6 Sep 1823 – Jul 1831, 37th Foot from 20 Jul 1831 ; Gen., 28 Jun 1838 ; served in Flanders 1794-5, East Indies 1798, Egypt 1801-2 ; commanded centre column in attack on Buenos Aires 1806 ; MP Elgin Burghs 1826-31 ; GCH 1833 ; knighted 27 May 1834 ; Lord Lieut. Elginshire from 17 Feb 1848 ; m. 16 Mar 1812 Anne, youngest dau. of James Stein, Kilbagie, Clackmannanshire ; d. 21 Mar 1851.
DUFF, JAMES, 4TH EARL OF FIFE (I), elder son of Alexander Duff, 3rd Earl of Fife (I), advocate, and Mary, eldest dau. of George Skene, Carriston, Forfarshire ; b. 6 Oct 1776 ; adm. Dec 1788 (Tayler, ed., ibid., 196) ; in school list Dec 1788 ; still at school Jan 1792 (Tayler, 232) and probably in Mar 1793 (Tayler, 242) ; actor in Town Boy play Tamerlane Dec 1791 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 4 Feb 1794 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 9 Apr 1794, Inner Temple 24 Nov 1795 ; volunteered to join Spanish army 1808 ; served in Spanish Army with rank of Maj.-Gen. ; wounded at Talavera 1809 and in storming of Fort Matagorda, near Cadiz, 1810 ; styled Lord Macduff 1809-11 ; succeeded father as 4th Earl of Fife (I) 17 Apr 1811 ; Lord Lieut., Banffshire 12 Jun 1813 – Mar 1856 ; MP Banffshire 1818 – 28 Apr 1827 ; a Lord of the Bedchamber 15 Jan 1819- Mar 1821, 17 Apr 1827- Dec 1834, Aug – Oct 1835 ; GCH 1823 ; created Baron Fife (UK) 28 Apr 1827 ; KT 3 Sep 1827 ; supporter of Tory governments to 1830, subsequently a Whig ; m. 9 Sep 1799 Lady Mary Caroline Manners, second dau. of John Manners (qv), and Louisa, Countess of Dysart (S) ; d. 5 Mar 1857. ODNB.
DUFF, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 15) Jan 1719/20.[Perhaps kin to James Abercromby (qv), adm.same month] [Presumably William Duff, only son of James Duff, Crombie, Banffshire, and his cousin Jane, dau. of George Meldrum, Crombie, Banffshire ; adm.advocate 8 Dec 1727 ; of Crombie, Banffshire ; Sheriff Depute, Ayrshire 1747- Jun 1775 ; m. Elizabeth, third dau. of Sir Robert Dalrymple, Kt, Castleton, East Lothian, advocate ; d. 8 Jan 1781 (his mother’s sister had married Alexander Abercromby, Glassaugh, Banffshire)]
DUFF, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Nov 1737 ; left 1740. [Probably Hon.William Duff, eldest son of William Duff, 1st Baron Braco (I) (subsequently 1st Earl of Fife (I)), and his second wife Jean, dau. of Sir James Grant, Bart. ; b. 26 Mar 1723/4 ; styled Master of Braco ; “a great disappointment to his parents, being a drunken and dissipated youth” (A. & H.Tayler, ed., Lord Fife and his Factor, 1925, 1) ; said to have been restrained by his father by force from joining Jacobite rising in 1745 ; d. unm. 26 Mar 1753].
DUFFYLD, — ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1542-4 (Chapter Muniments).
DUGDALE, WILLIAM STRATFORD, only son of Dugdale Stratford Dugdale MP, Merevale Hall, near Atherstone, Warwicks., and his first wife Hon.Charlotte Curzon, dau. of Assheton Curzon, 1st Viscount Curzon (qv) ; b. 1 Apr 1800 ; adm.3 Apr 1812 ; left 2 Aug 1816 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.8 May 1818 ; MP (Conservative) Shaftesbury 1830-1, Bramber 1831-2, North Warwickshire 1832-47 ; DL JP Warwickshire ; m. 1 Mar 1827 Harriet Ella, dau. of Edward Berkeley Portman MP, Bryanston, Dorset ; d. 15 Sep 1871.
DUGGAN, SAMUEL, son of Francis Duggan, St.Nicholas, Dublin, attorney, and Anne, dau. of Capt.Samuel Matthews, Bonnetstown, co.Kilkenny ; b. ; adm. (aged 15) Sep 1726 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 1 Feb 1727/8 ; adm.Middle Temple 11 Jan 1727/8 ; adm.King’s Inns, Dublin 1736 ; d. c.1758.
DUKE, RICHARD, son of Richard Duke, London, scrivener, and his second wife Anne Pierce ; b. 13 Jun 1658 ; adm. ; KS 1670 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1675, adm.pens.25 Jun 1675, scholar 1676, matr.1678 ; 1st in “ordo” and BA 1678/9 ; MA 1682 ; Fellow, Trinity Coll. 1681-c.1689 ; ordained deacon 19 Dec 1685, priest 26 Feb 1685/6 (both Rochester) ; Rector of Blaby, Leics., Jan 1687/8-1708 ; Prebendary of Gloucester from 6 Jul 1688 ; Proctor in Convocation for diocese of Gloucester 1689, 1690, 1695 ; Chaplain to Queen Anne from 23 Jan 1710/1 ; Chaplain to Right Rev.Jonathan Trelawny (qv), Bishop of Winchester 1707 ; Rector of Witney, Oxfordshire, from 21 Jul 1708 ; a friend of Francis Atterbury (qv) and of Matthew Prior (qv) ; author, Fifteen Sermons preach’d on several occasions, 1714 ; his Poems upon Several Occasions were collected in 1717 and published with those of Wentworth, Earl of Roscommon ; m.1st, 1696 Mary, widow of Sir Edward More, Bart., Bank Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, and of “Mun” Browne, London, and dau. of — Ben ; m.2nd, 3 Dec 1708 Martha, dau. of Thomas Jordan, Witney, Oxfordshire ; d. 10 Feb 1710/1. ODNB.
DUKE, WILLIAM, son of George Duke, Wandsworth, Surrey, barrister and Bencher Inner Temple, and Jane, dau. of Richard Hale, New Windsor, Berks. ; b. ; adm. ; KS (aged 16) 1661 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1663, matr.3 Jul 1663, Westminster Student 22 Dec 1663 – void 1689, Tutor 1674 ; BA 1667 ; MA 23 Mar 1669/70 ; ordained priest 21 Dec 1673 (Oxford) ; Curate, Tring, Bucks. Mar 1681/2 ; Rector of Swyncombe, Oxfordshire, from 6 Sep 1688 ; d.unm. 20 Mar 1695/6.
DUMMER, THOMAS, only son of Thomas Lee Dummer (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) May 1749 ; in school list 1754 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 8 Sep 1760 ; MP Newport (Isle of Wight) 26 Dec 1765-8, Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) 19 Jan 1769-74, Downton 1774 – 14 Feb 1775, Wendover 14 Mar 1775-80, Lymington from 1780 ; of Cranbury Park, Hampshire ; FRS 27 May 1773 ; m.5 Jun 1766 Harriott, dau. of Sir Cecil Bisshop, Bart., MP ; d. 3 Jun 1781.
DUMMER, THOMAS LEE, only surviving son of Thomas Dummer, St.Martin-in-the-Fields, London, Deputy Master of Great Wardrobe, and Isabella Dorothea, only dau. of Thomas Holland, Quidenham, Norfolk ; bapt.St.Martin’s in the Fields 28 Jun 1712 (IGI); adm. (aged 10) Feb 1722/3 ; in under school list 1724 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr.11 Apr 1728 ; MA 1731 ; adm.Middle Temple 3 Jun 1725 ; Clerk of Great Wardrobe from 7 Dec 1721 ; MP Southampton 10 Jun 1737-41, Newoport (Isle of Wight) from 1747 ; of Cranbury Park, Hampshire (purchased by him 1737) ; FRS 9 Mar 1731/2 ; a well-known collector of coins and medals ; m. 6 Dec 1735 Elizabeth, dau. of John Penton, Winchester, Hampshire ; d. 6 Oct 1765.
DUN, ROBERT CRAIG, second son of Finlay Dun, Edinburgh, land agent, and Janet Jane Hamilton, dau. of Robert Craig (IGI) ; b. 15 Jun 1870 ; adm. 1 Feb 1883 (R) ; left Aug 1884 to go to Loretto School ; Edinburgh Univ. ; MB and CM 1893 ; BSc 1896 ; studied medicine at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Berlin and Bern ; LRCP MRCS 1895 ; FRCS 1902 ; practised in Liverpool ; served RAMC in 1914-18 War ; Brevet Maj., 1 Jan 1918 ; acting Lieut.-Col. ; mentioned in despatches LG 24 Dec 1917 ; Order of the White Elephant, 3rd class. ; m. 2 Jul 1907 Harriet Louisa, dau. of John Bowring, Liverpool, merchant and shipowner ; d. 31 Jan 1941.
DUNBAR, EDWARD ; b. 29 Aug 1816 ; adm. 20 Sep 1825.
DUNBAR, STAPLETON, brother of William Dunbar (qv) ; bapt. 9 Aug 1719 ; adm. (aged 11) Oct 1729 ; KS 1733 ; left 1734 ; adm.Middle Temple 26 Nov 1735, Gray’s Inn 18 Oct 1738 ; of Nevis, West Indies, but living in England at death ; m. [by 1751] Judith Butler, only dau. of James Symonds, President of Nevis, West Indies ; d. c.1760 (will dated 6 Apr 1759, proved PCC 21 Mar 1760).
DUNBAR, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Oct 1720.
DUNBAR, WILLIAM, elder son of Charles Dunbar, Surveyor of Customs, Antigua, West Indies, and General Superintendent, Leeward Islands, and his second wife Alice, dau. of William Glanville ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Oct 1729 ; left 1733 ; m. 30 Nov 1738 Barbara, sister of Thomas Warner (qv) ; living 1759.
DUNBOYNE, BARON, see BUTLER, JAMES, 2ND BARON DUNBOYNE.
DUNCAIN, THOMAS ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Oct 1720.
DUNCAN, ALEXANDER, brother of Francis Duncan (qv) ; b. 16 Dec 1809 ; adm.13 Jan 1823 ; KS 1824 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.17 May 1828, matr.Mich.1828 ; BA 1834 ; an East India merchant ; “passed his maturer years in travelling” ; d. in snowstorm in Sutherlandshire, Scotland 16 Jan 1850 (see Morning Post 1 Feb 1850, where he is described as “slightly deranged in his mind”).
DUNCAN, FRANCIS, eldest son of Francis Duncan MD, Surgeon, EICS Madras, subsequently of New Road, Middlesex, and Ann — (IGI) ; b. 17 Nov 1806 (IGI) ; adm. 11 Jan 1819 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.12 May 1825, matr.Mich.1826 ; BA 1830 ; MA 1834 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 17 Nov 1825 ; ordained deacon 5 Mar 1831, priest 1 Feb 1835 (both Worcester); Rector of West Chelborough, Kent, from 11 Dec 1839 ; m.12 Apr 1830 (IGI) Louisa Augusta, eldest dau. of Maj.-Gen. Richard Goodall Elrington CB ; d. 23 Aug 1872. DUNCAN, LESLIE GORDON, son of Lawrence Duncan, All Souls Place, Portland Place, London, artist, and Blanche Ellen Jane, dau. of Thomas Porter MRCS, Euston Square, London, surgeon ; b. 23 Jul 1868 ; adm. (R) 27 Sep 1881 ; left May 1885 ; “a sorry-looking tramp, carrying a swag”, who applied for admission to Kilmore Hospital, Victoria, Australia, “six years ago”, saying that “he had had many vicissitudes in the State [of Victoria], and had no means at his disposal” ; d. there 24 Nov 1907 (Ashburton Guardian, N.Z., 2 Oct 1913, reporting that Kilmore Hospital had just received the first instalment of a share in Duncan’s father’s estate which Duncan had bequeathed to the hospital).
DUNCE, — ; b. ; at school c.1660 (Busby’s Account Book).
DUNCE, — ; b. ; at school c.1660 (Busby’s Account Book).
DUNCOMBE, ANTHONY, 1ST BARON FEVERSHAM, only son of Anthony Duncombe MP, Governor Scarborough Castle, and Jane, eldest dau. of Hon.Frederick Cornwallis ; b. ; at school under Knipe (Steward, Anniversary Dinner 1729/30) ; Grand Tour ; inherited a large fortune from his uncle Sir Charles Duncombe MP, a banker and Lord Mayor of London ; MP Salisbury 6 May 1721-34, Downton 1734-47 ; cr.Baron Feversham 23 Jun 1747 ; m.1st, 1 Jan 1714/5 Hon.Margaret Verney, dau. of Very Rev.George Verney DD, 12th Baron Willoughby de Broke, Dean of Windsor ; m. 2nd, 3 Nov 1756 Frances, dau. of Peter Bathurst MP, Clarendon Park, Wilts. ; m.3rd, 10 Aug 1758 Anne, sister of John Hales (qv) ; d. 18 Jun 1763, aged 68 (M.I.Downton, Wilts.).
DUNCOMBE, ARNOLD, son of John Duncombe, Stocks, Aldbury, Herts., and his second wife Elizabeth, dau. of Nehemiah Arnold ; half-brother of Lewis Duncombe (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Sep 1732 ; left 1742 ; of Stocks and Sarratt, Herts. ; JP Hertfordshire (occurs 1762-73) ; d. 14 Mar 1774.
DUNCOMBE, CHARLES SLINGSBY, brother of Thomas Duncombe (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 7) Apr 1735 ; Lincoln Coll.Oxford, matr.28 Oct 1745, but sent down 1747 for assaulting maidservant of Dr William King ; inherited Duncombe estates on death of his brother Thomas in 1779 ; m. 29 Aug 1764 (IGI) Isabel, dau. of Robert Soleby, Helmsley, Yorks. ; d. 11 Sep 1803.
DUNCOMBE, HENRY, brother of Thomas Duncombe (qv) ; bapt.Helmsley, Yorks. 23 Jan 1728 (IGI) ; adm. (aged 8) Jan 1736/7 ; left 1745 ; Lincoln Coll.Oxford, matr. 28 Oct 1745 ; adm.Middle Temple 6 Apr 1747 ; Grand Tour (France, Italy) 1752-3 (“Henrique Documbe” recorded as visiting Capua, Italy, in Jan 1753) ; of Copgrove, Yorkshire ; MP Yorkshire 1780-96 ; d. unm. 10 Apr 1818.
DUNCOMBE, LEWIS, son of John Duncombe, Stocks, Aldbury, Herts., and his first wife Elizabeth, dau. of William Lowndes MP, Chesham, Bucks., Secretary to the Treasury ; bapt. 10 Jul 1711 ; adm. (aged 10) Apr 1722 ; left 1728 ; Merton Coll.Oxford, matr.27 Nov 1728 ; adm.Middle Temple 12 Feb 1729/30 ; d. of smallpox at Oxford 26 Dec 1730.
DUNCOMBE, THOMAS, eldest son of Thomas Duncombe MP, Duncombe Park, Helmsley, Yorks., and Mary, Maid of Honour to Queen Anne, dau. of Sir Thomas Slingsby, Bart. ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Dec 1732 ; left 1740 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.18 May 1742 ; succeeded to family’s Yorkshire estates on death of father in 1746, and to Wiltshire estates of Anthony Duncombe, 1st Baron Feversham (qv), in 1763 ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1747 ; MP Downton 12 Apr 1751-4, Morpeth 1754-68, Downton 1768- 14 Feb 1775 and from 8 Sep 1779 ; Col., Cleveland and Bulmer battalion, North Riding of Yorkshire Militia ; member, Society of Dilettanti 1747 ; m.1st, 9 Feb 1748/9 Lady Diana Howard, younger dau. of Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle ; m.2nd, 24 Feb 1772 Anne, dau. of Sir Philip Jennings Clerke, Bart., MP (qv) ; m.3rd, 25 Jun 1778 Charlotte, dau. of William Hale, King’s Walden, Herts. ; d. 25 Nov 1779.
[DUNCOMBE, WILLIAM ; b. ; in school list Dec 1736]. [Probably an error for Charles Slingsby Duncombe, although Charles Duncombe (an error for Thomas Duncombe ?) appears elsewhere in list]
DUNDAS, SIR DAVID, third son of James Dundas, Ochtertyre, Perthshire, Writer to the Signet, and Elizabeth, dau. of William Graham, Airth, Stirlingshire ; b. 24 Jan 1799 ; adm.29 Jan 1810 ; KS 1812 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1816, matr.25 May 1816, Westminster Student ; BA 1820 ; MA 1822 ; adm.Inner Temple 9 Dec 1819, called to bar 7 Feb 1823, Bencher 1840, Treasurer 1853 ; QC Apr 1840 ; MP (Whig/Liberal) Sutherlandshire Apr 1840 – Jul 1852, Mar 1861 – May 1867 ; Solicitor-General 10 Jul 1846 – Mar 1848, resigning on grounds of health ; knighted 4 Feb 1847 ; Judge Advocate-General 30 May 1849 – Feb 1852 ; Privy Councillor 29 Jun 1849 ; inherited Ochtertyre estate 1842 ; Trustee, British Museum, from 1849 ; President, Hakluyt Society, from 1871 ; Busby Trustee 5 May 1855-75 ; Chairman of committee chosen at meeting of OWW held in Jun 1860 to consider the question of the removal of the School into the country ; presented a small collection of Greek and Roman coins to the School 1873 ; d.unm. 30 Mar 1877. ODNB. [perhaps FRS (Ed) 3 Feb 1851]
DUNDAS, FREDERICK CHARLES, son of Cdr.Frederick George Dundas, Royal Navy, and Eliza, dau. of Charles Beck, Nottingham, Notts., lace manufacturer ; b. 16 Jan 1868 ; adm.21 Oct 1879 ; left Dec 1882 ; RMC Sandhurst 1888 ; 2nd Lieut., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 23 Mar 1889 ; Lieut., 18 Nov 1893 ; Capt. 21 Dec 1898 ; Maj., 18 Apr 1911 ; temp.Lieut.-Col., 31 Oct 1914 ; Brevet Lieut.-Col., 18 Feb 1915 (for distinguished service in the field) ; Lieut.-Col., 1 Jan 1917 ; half-pay 29 Jun 1919 ; retired 22 Nov 1919 ; served in 1914-18 War ; mentioned in despatches LG 17 Feb 1915, 1 Jan 1916, 4 Jan 1917, 5 Jun 1919 ; DSO 1 Jan 1917 ; m. 10 Jan 1905 Elizabeth Drummond, eldest dau. of James Wishart Thomson, Glen Park, Balerno, Midlothian, shipowner ; d. 28 Jan 1941.
DUNE, — ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1556 (Chapter Muniments 37713).
DUNGARVAN, VISCOUNT, see BOYLE, CHARLES, VISCOUNT DUNGARVAN.
DUNLAP, ANDREW ROBERT, brother of James Dunlap (qv) ; b. 19 Feb 1816 ; adm. 29 Mar 1826 ; entered Royal Navy as 1st cl.Volunteer, HMS Tyne, 18 Nov 1830 ; Midshipman, 26 Nov 1833 ; Sub-Lieut., 17 Dec 1837 ; Lieut., 21 Jun 1842 ; entered Coastguard Service 14 Sep 1850 ; d. 2 Apr 1852.
DUNLAP, ARTHUR PHILIP, brother of James Dunlap (qv) ; b. 13 Jun 1809 ; adm. 30 Sep 1818 ; left Christmas 1818 ; entered Merchant Taylors’ School Jan 1819 ; St.John’s Coll.Oxford, matr.25 Jun 1827, scholar 1827 ; BA 1831 ; MA 1835 ; BD 1840 ; Fellow St.John’s Coll., Dean of Arts 1839, Vice-President 1841, Bursar 1843, Reader 1843-52 ; ordained deacon 17 Jun 1832, priest 22 Dec 1833 (both Oxford) ; Curate, Anderby, Lincs., 1836-9 ; Perpetual Curate of Northmoor, Oxfordshire, 1 Jun 1839-43 ; Rector of Bardwell, Suffolk 1852-79 ; m.1st, 21 Feb 1853 Jessy, dau. of Thomas Carr Brackenbury, Sansthorpe Hall, Lincs. ; m. 2nd, 1 Jun 1859 Sarah, widow of John Noble Clough, Tinwell, Rutland, and second dau. of Rev.Thomas Dupré, Rector of Willoughby, Lincs. ; d. 19 Apr 1895.
DUNLAP, JAMES, son of James Dunlap MD MRCP LSA, Sydenham, Kent, and Anna Maria, dau. of John Andrew Baumbach, London, stockbroker ; b. ; adm.5 Apr 1813 ; in school list Oct 1814 ; MD Edinburgh 1823 ; LSA 1825 ; LRCP 1829 ; in practice in Baker Street, London ; latterly living in Windsor, Berks. ; m. 23 Feb 1832 Mary Ann, third dau. of William Walker, Barton Hall, Suffolk ; d. 21 May 1865, aged 63.
DUNLOP, DONALD MACKENZIE, brother of James Dunlop (qv) ; b. 29 Oct 1806 ; adm. (G) 15 Jan 1816 ; KS 1821 ; Capt. of the School 1825 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1826, adm.pens.9 Jun 1826, scholar 1827, matr.Mich.1826 ; adm.advocate 16 Dec 1829; adm.Inner Temple 18 May 1827, called to bar 6 Jun 1834 ; practised as a barrister in Bath ; m. 3 Jun 1845 Eliza Herculina, eldest dau. of Col.William Swinton, EICS Bengal ; d. 30 Dec 1874.
DUNLOP, HENRY CLELAND, brother of Lewis Gordon Dunlop (qv); b.12 Dec 1855 ; adm.(G) 23 Sep 1869 ; left Aug 1872 ; RMA Woolwich ; Gent.Cadet, Royal Artillery 18 Jul 1873 ; Lieut., 28 Jan 1875 ; Capt., 1 Jan 1884 ; Maj., 6 Feb 1892 ; Lieut.-Col., 14 Nov 1900 ; Brevet Col., 10 Feb 1904 ; retired 14 Nov 1905 ; re-employed 28 Sep 1914 ; Commandant, 61st Brigade Divisional Artillery, 11th (Northern) Division ; Assistant Adjut.-Gen. 25 Jan 1915 ; seconded as Inspector of Munitions, Woolwich Arsenal ; m. 9 Jan 1878 Edith Vaughan, dau. of William Hart, EICS Bombay ; d. 12 Aug 1928.
DUNLOP, IAN STEWART EDMONDSTONE, brother of Lewis Gordon Dunlop (qv) ; b. 16 Feb 1857 ; adm. (G) 23 Sep 1869, having previously been at Edinburgh Academy and at school in France ; readm. 23 Jan 1873 ; left Aug 1873 ; RMA Woolwich ; d. 15 Dec 1899.
DUNLOP, JAMES, son of John Dunlop, Petersburg, Virginia, USA, and Mary Ruffin, eldest dau. of John Gilliam, Prince George County, Virginia ; b. 7 Aug 1805 ; adm. (G) 15 Jan 1816 ; lived for some years in Netherlands and afterwards settled in USA ; agent of the Clyde Ironworks owned by the Dunlop family in America ; of Montview, Petersburg, Virginia ; m. Isabella Lenox, dau. of Robert Maitland, New York, USA, merchant ; d.Petersburg, Virginia, USA 15 Dec 1870.
DUNLOP, LEWIS GORDON, third son of Charles Tennant Dunlop, St.Rollox, Glasgow, and Cove, Argyllshire, chemical researcher and industrialist, and Janette Mary, dau. of Ebenezer Fernie, Tottenham, Middlesex, and Kew, Surrey, insurance company director ; b. 26 Jul 1854 ; adm. from Edinburgh Academy (G) 23 Sep 1869 ; left 1873 ; Balliol Coll.Oxford, matr. 15 Oct 1873 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 28 Jan 1874 ; d. at Munich, Germany 8 Dec 1878.
DUNLOP, WILLIAM ; b. [Glasgow] 11 Nov 1807 ; adm. 14 Jun 1813 ; left Christmas 1817 ; readm. 5 Oct 1818 ; left Christmas 1818 ; Edinburgh Univ. ; Cadet, EICS Bengal 1825 ; Ensign, 5th Extra Regt.Native Infantry, 28 Dec 1825 ; d. at Jabalpur, Bengal 3 Nov 1827. [estate administered by Andrew Vans Dunlop MD LRCS, Surgeon, EICS Bengal, presumably a relative (brother ?, since born in 1805)] [if so, he would have been a son of William Dunlop, Glasgow, surgeon, also a proprietor of the Glasgow Herald newspaper, and Anne, dau. of James Ferguson, Monkwood, Ayr, Writer to the Signet]
DUNMORE, WILLIAM ROBERT, illegitimate son of William Robert Dunmore, 2nd Mate, EIC Maritime Service, and Charlotte — ; b.23 Aug 1806 ; adm.9 Feb 1820 ; Cadet, EICS Bengal 1825 ; Ensign and 2nd Lieut., 35th Bengal Native Infantry 15 Apr 1826 ; 30th Native Infantry 1 Jul 1828 ; Lieut., 31st Native Infantry 14 May 1832 ; Capt. in the Army 15 Apr 1841 ; 31st Native Infantry 3 Apr 1844 ; Maj., 27 Jul 1851 ; Brevet Lieut.-Col., 28 Nov 1854 ; Lieut.-Col., 60th Bengal Native Infantry 28 Nov 1856 ; retired 3 Aug 1859 ; served in Indian Mutiny ; resident in Edinburgh after retirement ; m.1st, 14 Feb 1836 Agnes, fourth dau. of Lieut.-Col.George Callander, Rifle Brigade, Craigforth, Stirlingshire ; m.2nd, 17 Nov 1870 Elizabeth Camilla, widow of Arthur Connell FRS FRS (E), Professor of Chemistry, St.Andrew’s Univ., and dau. of Sir John Connell, Kt, Judge of the Admiralty Court ; d. 12 Sep 1885.
DUNN, see also DUN and DUNE.
DUNN, RICHARD DUCKWORTH, only son of Capt.Richard Dalling Dunn, Royal Navy, St.Margaret’s, Westminster, and Charlotte Frances, sister of George Templer (in school list 1797, qv); b. 25 Oct 1811 ; adm. (G) 14 Jun 1824 ; KS 1825 ; left 1829 ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr.25 Jun 1829 ; Cornet, 2nd Dragoon Guards 9 Mar 1832 ; Lieut., 13 Sep 1833 ; Capt., 28 Oct 1837 ; retired 18 Dec 1840 ; m. 2 Aug 1838 Isabella Pallmer, fourth dau. of James Massy-Dawson MP, Ballinacorte, co.Tipperary ; d. 10 Jan 1892.
DUNN-GARDNER, JOHN, eldest surviving son of John Margetts, St.Ives, Hunts., brewer, and Sarah, wife of George Ferrers Townshend, 3rd Marquis Townshend, and dau. of William Dunn Gardner (formerly Dunn), Chatteris, Isle of Ely ; b. 20 Jul 1811 ; adm.16 Jun 1819 (Stelfox) ; left Nov 1828 ; assumed surname of Townshend in lieu of Margetts 1823, and known for some years as Lord John Townshend ; subsequently assumed courtesy title of Earl of Leicester, but was declared by an Act of Parliament passed in 1843 to have no right to that title ; assumed surname of Dunn-Gardner in lieu of Townshend 10 Aug 1843 ; MP (Cons) Bodmin 1841-7 ; DL Cambridgeshire, High Sheriff Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire 1859 ; JP Isle of Ely ; a collector of early English and foreign silver (sold Christies Apr 1902 for £39,020) ; m.1st, 9 Dec 1847 Mary, sister of Richard Lawson (qv) ; m.2nd, 15 Mar 1853 Ada, dau. of William Pigott, Dullingham House, Newmarket, Cambs. ; d. 11 Jan 1903.
DUNNING, FRANCIS ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Jan 1746/7 ; left 1747.
DUNNING, RICHARD BARRE, 2ND BARON ASHBURTON, only surviving son of John Dunning, 1st Baron Ashburton PC, successively Solicitor-General and Chancellor Duchy of Lancaster, barrister, and Elizabeth, only dau. of John Baring, Larkbeare, near Exeter, Devon, woollen manufacturer ; b. 20 Sep 1782 ; succeeded father as 2nd Baron Ashburton 18 Aug 1783 ; in school list 1795, sixth form list 1796 ; Edinburgh Univ. 1796 ; a friend and contemporary at Edinburgh of Lord Palmerston, the future Prime Minister ; m. 17 Sep 1805 Anne Selby, dau. of William Cuninghame, Lainshaw, Stewarton, Ayrshire, tobacco merchant ; d. 15 Feb 1823.
DUNSANY, BARON, see PLUNKETT, EDWARD WADDING, 14TH BARON DUNSANY.
DUNSTER, CHARLES, only son of Rev.Charles Dunster, Worcester, Prebendary of Salisbury, and Mary, dau. of Rev.Thomas Inett DD, Vicar of Wirksworth, Derbs., and Prebendary of Winchester and Worcester ; grandson of Samuel Dunster (qv) ; bapt. Worcester Cathedral 25 Jul 1750 ; in school lists 1764,1765 ; while at Westminster “formed an acquaintance with the present Earl of Egremont and the late Lord Foley and his brothers, who afterwards became his most valuable patrons” ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr.10 Feb 1767, aged 16 ; BA 1770 ; migrated to Baliol Coll.Oxford 1771 and to Trin.Coll.Oxford 1773 ; MA 1775 ; ordained deacon 4 Oct 1772 (Hereford), priest 25 Sep 1774 (Worcester); Domestic Chaplain to George O’Brien Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont (qv), 12 Mar 1774 ; Rector of Oddingley, Worcs., 17 Feb 1776 – Jun 1789 ; Rector of Naunton Beauchamp, Worcs., 15 Aug 1776 – Mar 1777 ; Rector of Mordiford, Herefs., 14 Mar 1777 – res Feb 1787 ; Rector of Stoke Edith, Herefs., 17 Feb 1787 – res Nov 1788 ; Rector of Petworth, Sussex, from 23 Mar 1789 ; Rector of Tillington, Sussex, from 9 Apr 1789 ; resided for many years at New Grove, Petworth ; author, The Frogs of Aristophanes, 1785, and other works ; m. 30 May 1782 (IGI) Mary Bridges [or Brydges ?], Herefordshire ; d. 17 Apr 1816. ODNB.
DUNSTER, SAMUEL, son of James Dunster, Westminster ; b. Sep 1675 ; at Merchant Taylors’ School 1688-9 ; adm. ; KS 1690 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1693, adm.pens.26 Jun 1693, scholar 20 Apr 1694 ; BA 1696/7 ; MA 1700 ; DD 1713 ; ordained deacon 2 Nov 1698, priest 11 Jun 1700 (both London) ; Perpetual Curate of St.James, Paddington, Middlesex [by 1705 ?] ; Rector of Chinnor, Oxfordshire 15 Feb 1706/7 ; Rector of Hartley, Kent 1 Jun 1710 – Feb 1720/1 ; Prebendary of Lincoln from 6 Jun 1720 ; Prebendary of Salisbury 19 Jul 1720 – res Oct 1748 ; Rector of Gravesend, Kent 23 Dec 1721 – Jan 1721/2 ; Vicar of Rochdale, Lancs., from 23 Apr 1722 ; Chaplain, 13th Dragoons, to Mar 1740 ; JP Lancashire 1730 ; author, Anglia Rediviva, 1699, The Satyrs and Epistles of Horace done into English, 1710, and other works ; m. 1 Jul 1705 Mary Hammond ; d. 19 Jul 1754. ODNB.
DUNSTON, THOMAS ; b. ; adm.(aged 10) Jun 1740 ; left 1742.
DUNTON, — ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1565-9 (Chapter Muniments 54005-18, 54020).
DUPORT, JAMES, fourth son of Rev.John Duport DD, Master of Jesus Coll.Cambridge, and Rachel, dau. of Right Rev.Richard Cox DD, Bishop of Ely ; b.1606 ; adm. ; KS in 1619 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1622, adm.scholar 1623 ; 4th in “ordo” and BA Jan 1626/7 ; MA 1630 ; BD 1637 ; DD 1660 ; Fellow of Trin.Coll.1627-c.1666, Tutor 1635-64, a Senior Fellow 1654, Vice-Master 1655-65 ; Regius Professor of Greek, Cambridge Univ., 13 Jul 1639 – 54, when ejected or resigned ; ordained priest 1630 ; Archdeacon of Stow 14 Aug 1641- res 12 Nov 1641 ; Prebendary of Lincoln from 14 Aug 1641 (ejected by Parliamentary Visitors 1643, reinstated at Restoration) ; Lady Margaret Preacher 1646-65 ; at Restoration reinstated as Regius Professor of Greek, but soon afterwards resigned his Professorship to make way for his pupil Isaac Barrow ; Chaplain in Ordinary to Charles II from 1660 ; Dean of Peterborough from 27 Jul 1664 ; Master of Magdalene Coll., Cambridge, from 1668 ; Vice-Chancellor, Cambridge Univ. 1669 ; Rector of Boxworth, Cambs., from 4 Feb 1667/8 ; Rector of Aston Flamville, Leics., from 5 Apr 1673 ; the most eminent Greek scholar of his day ; author, Threnothriambos (Greek translation of Book of Job), 1637, Homeri Gnomologia duplici Parallelismo illustrata, 1660 (of which the preface contains an enthusiastic and grateful address to the School), and other works ; d. unm. 17 Jul 1679. ODNB.
DUPPA, BRIAN, second son of Jeffrey Duppa, Lewisham, Kent, Purveyor of the Buttery to Queen Elizabeth I and Brewer to King James I, and Lucrece Maresall ; b. 10 Mar 1588/9 ; adm. ; QS ; “here”, said Henry King (qv), Bishop of Chichester, in his sermon at Duppa’s funeral in Westminster Abbey, “he had the greatest dignity, which the School could afford put upon him, to be the Paedonomus at Christmas, Lord of his Fellow-Scholars” (p.34) ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1605, matr.9 Jul 1605, Westminster Student to 1611 ; BA 1609 ; MA 1614 ; BD and DD 1625 ; Fellow All Souls Coll.Oxford 1611-22, Bursar 1620 ; Junior Proctor 1619 ; ordained priest 26 May 1616 (Oxford) ; in 1620s successively Chaplain to Elector Palatine and to Edward Sackville, 4thEarl of Dorset ; Vicar of Westham, Sussex 7 Mar 1625/6-38 ; Vicar of Hailsham, Sussex 22 Dec 1626-26/7 ; Vicar of Withyham, Sussex 5 Feb 1626/7-38 ; Dean of Christ Church, Oxford 28 Nov 1629- Jun 1638 ; Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Univ. 1632-4 ; Prebendary and Chancellor of Salisbury 6 Jan 1634- Jun 1638 ; tutor to Prince of Wales and Duke of Gloucester 1638 ; Rector of Petworth, Sussex 19 May 1638-41 ; consecrated Bishop of Chichester 17 Jun 1638 ; translated to Salisbury 14 Dec 1641 ; on suppression of the episcopacy he retired to Oxford, and subsequently to Richmond, Surrey ; carried out private ordinations of priests and deacons during the Commonwealth, and interested himself in the preservation of the episcopal succession ; translated to Winchester 4 Oct 1660 ; Lord Almoner from 24 Jul 1660 ; his health at the end of his life was poor and he did not resume his seat in the House of Lords after the Restoration; author of a few published sermons and of Jonsonius Virbius, a collection of thirty poems on the death of Ben Jonson (qv), 1637 ; m. 23 Nov 1626 Jane, dau. of Nicholas Killingtree, Longham, Norfolk ; d. 26 Mar 1662. Buried in North Ambulatory, Westminster Abbey. ODNB.
DUPPLIN, LORD, see HAY-DRUMMOND, THOMAS ROBERT, 10TH EARL OF KINNOULL (S).
DU PRE, HENRY RAMUS, son of Rev.Henry Ramus Du Prè, Rector of Shellingford, Berks., and Anne Cuthbert, youngest dau. of John Cuthbert Joyner, Denmark Hill, Surrey ; b.3 Sep 1848 ; adm.7 Jun 1860 ; QS 1863 ; left Whitsun 1867 ; emigrated to Canada 1868 ; a farmer in Manitoba, Canada (living at Marquette, Manitoba, 1891 Canadian Census) ; moved to USA 1920 ; living in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1930 ; m. 31 Jan 1873, at St.James, Manitoba, Canada, Jane, dau. of Cornelius Pruden ; d. at Los Angeles, USA 27 Dec 1935.
DURAND, — ; b. ; in school list 1743.
DURAND, SIMON, b. ; adm. (aged 9) Apr 1720 ; in school list 1729 ; Emmanuel Coll.Cambridge, adm.sizar 12 May 1729, subsequently pens., matr.1729 ; BA 1732/3 ; MA 1736 ; ordained deacon 29 Jul 1733, priest 12 Aug 1733 (both London) ; Rector of Swinhope and Staingott, Lincs., 1 Mar 1736/7 – Sep 1741, resigned, but again Rector of these parishes from 16 Aug 1743 ; “Minister of the Chapel in the New Way, Westminster” ; d. May 1744 (London Evening Post 5 May 1744) (will of Simon Durand, clerk, St.John the Evangelist, Westminster, proved PCC 1 Jun 1744).
DURELL, DAVID, son of Thomas Le Vavasseur dit Durell, St.Saviour’s, Jersey, Vicomte, Royal Court of Jersey, and Marie, dau. of Jean Aubin, Denonciateur, Royal Court of Jersey ; b. 18 Jun 1762 ; adm.23 Sep 1772 ; KS 1777 ; convicted with four other Westminster boys at Middlesex Quarter Sessions 21 May 1779 of a gross assault on a man in Dean’s Yard, but was only fined one shilling, as it was doubtful whether he was one of the principal offenders (Annual Register, 1779, 213) ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1781, matr.30 Jun 1781, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1781 – void 29 Sep 1792, expiry year of grace as V.Mongewell from 15 Oct 1791 ; BA 1785 ; MA 1789 ; DD Durham [check date] ; ordained deacon 11 Jun 1786, priest 5 Nov 1786 (both Oxford) ; Perpetual Curate, Hampton Magna, Worcs., 3 Jul 1789-91 ; Rector of Mongewell, Oxfordshire, 21 Sep 1791 – Oct 1792 ; Vicar of Twyning, Gloucs., 4 Oct 1792 – May 1802 ; Rector of Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxfordshire, 1 Jul 1793-1843 ; Prebendary of Durham from 4 Dec 1801 ; m. Ann, dau. of Philippe Robin, Jersey ; d. 15 Jan 1852.
DURELL, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Jan 1745/6 ; in school lists 1746-9.
DURELL, JOHN DURELL, elder son of Durell Durell (formerly Stables), St.John the Evangelist, Westminster, Surveyor of the Meltings, Royal Mint, and Anne, third dau. of Joseph Hamer, Demerara, West Indies, plantation owner ; b. 21 May 1812 ; adm. 28 May 1823 ; New Inn, Oxford, matr.16 Feb 1837 ; played cricket for Oxford 1838 ; BA 1840 ; ordained deacon 10 Jan 1841 (Norwich), priest 12 Dec 1841 (Winchester) ; Vicar of Barton Stacey, Hampshire, 1847-60 ; Perpetual Curate of Marchwood, Hampshire 1860-78 ; m. 6 Jul 1858 Florence Arabella, third dau. of Matthew Henry Lister (qv) ; d. 11 Jun 1879.
DURHAM, JOHN ; b ; adm. 17 Sep 1778, chorister.
DUROURE, CHARLES PIERRE, brother of Francis Duroure (qv) ; bapt.French Huguenot Chapel, Spring Gardens 13 Apr 1717 (IGI); adm. (aged 14) Jun 1732 ; left 1735 ; apprenticed to Samuel Torin, citizen and broderer, 26 Apr 1737 ; merchant, St.Mary Aldermary, London, in partnership with John Gignoux ; d. unm. 6 Jun 1752.
DUROURE, FRANCIS, son of Col.Scipio Duroure, Adjutant-Gen. of the Forces and Col.12th Foot, and his cousin Marguerite, dau. of Capt.Charles de Vignolles ; b. 13 Jun 1715 ; adm. (aged 11) Sep 1726 ; in school list 1731 ; apprenticed to Richard Sutton, Lincoln’s Inn, attorney-at-law, 8 Dec 1732 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 23 Jan 1732/3 ; an attorney-at-law, in partnership with Peter Delande (qv) ; a Commissioner of Bankrupts (occurs in annual lists 1755-78) ; FRS 10 Nov 1774-97 ; erected monument in East Cloister, Westminster Abbey, in memory of his father and of his uncle Lieut.-Gen.Alexander Duroure ; m. 12 Jul 1746 Susanna Elizabeth, dau. of Daniel Crespin, St.Stephen’s, Walbrook, London ; d. 16 Feb 1808.
DUROURE, JOHN, son of Francis Duroure (qv) ; bapt. 15 Jul 1749 ; adm. ; KS (aged 13) 1764 ; Ensign, 2nd Foot Guards 20 Jun 1768 ; Lieut. and Capt., 3 Jun 1774 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 15 Mar 1779 ; retd. 15 Dec 1789 ; FRS 25 May 1780 ; FSA 16 Nov 1780 ; m. 2 Jun 1790 Sarah, eldest surviving dau. of Thomas Winn, Ackton, Yorks. ; d. 28 Feb 1801.
DURSLEY, VISCOUNT, see BERKELEY, CHARLES, VISCOUNT DURSLEY.
DURY, ALEXANDER, brother of John Bourchier Dury (qv) ; b. 2 Aug 1859 ; adm. (G) 3 Apr 1872 ; left Christmas 1874 ; “agent to W.H.Wilberforce” (1881 Census) ; “land agent”, living Lincoln (1901 Census) ; of The Moss, Ripley, Yorkshire ; d. 15 Mar 1940.
DURY, JOHN BOURCHIER, second son of John Dury, The Moss, Ripley, Yorkshire, land agent, and Barbara Catherine Frances, dau. of James Garden Seton (qv) ; b. 2 Oct 1855 ; adm. (G) 26 Jan 1871 ; left Aug 1873 ; “cotton spinner” (1881 Census) ; went out to South Africa Mar 1894 ; m. 28 Apr 1886 Elizabeth, dau. of Edward Robinson, Skipton, Yorks. ; d. at Durban, South Africa 17 Feb 1895.
DUTTON, JOHN, third son of Laurence Dutton, an Ordinary Messenger of the Chamber to Queen Elizabeth I, and Anne, dau. of Robert Lombard, Chedworth, Gloucs. ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1592 (see Acts of Privy Council, NS xxii, 493, for a letter dated 28 May 1592 to the Dean and Chapter requesting them to admit Dutton as a QS “at the next election of schollers”).
DUVAL, ALBERT ANDRE, son of Rev.David Duval, minister of French Church at Southampton, Hampshire, and Marie Elizabeth, sister of Albert Delande (qv) ; b. 28 Mar 1732 ; adm. (aged 11) Jul 1742 ; left 1745 ; a merchant at Amsterdam ; d.unm. 10 Feb 1755.
DUVAL, PHILIP, son of Francis Philip Duval (or Davall) MD LRCP, Physician to Augusta, Princess of Wales, and Marianne, sister of Anthony Aufrère (qv) ; b. ; adm.(aged 11) Jul 1743 ; KS 1745 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1749, adm.pens.25 May 1749, scholar 11 May 1750 ; LLB 1756 ; ordained deacon 13 Jun 1756 (Chester), priest 31 May 1761 (St Davids) ; Secretary (Nov 1764), Treasurer (Mar 1781) and Domestic Chaplain to Duke of Gloucester and his son ; Prebendary of Worcester 3 Mar 1767 – Jan 1772 ; Rector of Broadway, Worcs., 7 May 1768 – Feb 1772 ; Vicar of Chipping Sodbury, Gloucs., 30 Nov 1769 – Dec 1786 ; Rector of Hartley Wespall, Hampshire, 3 Oct 1786-92 ; Canon of Windsor from 25 Jan 1772 ; Vicar of Twickenham, Middlesex, from 25 Jan 1792 ; FRS 12 May 1774 ; FSA 27 May 1784 ; m. Sep 1772 Anna, dau. of Very Rev.William George DD, Dean of Lincoln, previously Provost of King’s Coll.Cambridge and Canon of Windsor ; d. 14 Mar 1808.
DWARRIS, DENMAN ADAMS, third son of Sir Fortunatus William Lilley Dwarris Kt FRS, Eccleston Square, London, a Master of the Court of Queen’s Bench, Bencher Middle Temple, and Alice, dau. of Capt. Robert Brereton, Kingston, Jamaica [49th Foot ?] ; b. 5 Jul 1820 ; adm.14 Jan 1833.
DWARRIS, HENRY PARR, brother of Denman Adams Dwarris (qv) ; b. 5 Jan 1822 ; adm.14 Jan 1833 ; Durham Univ. ; BA ; MA 1847 ; L.Theol 1847 ; ordained deacon 30 May 1847 (Exeter) ; Curate, Bywell, Northumberland ; accidentally drowned in river Tyne at Bywell 8 May 1855.
DWIGHT, EDMUND, brother of Samuel Dwight (qv) ; bapt. 28 Aug 1676 ; adm. ; KS (Capt., aged 10) 1687 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1692, matr.2 Jul 1692, but did not live to be adm. as Westminster Student ; buried at Fulham 1 Nov 1692.
DWIGHT, JOHN, only child of Philip Dwight (qv) ; b.1706 ; in under school lists 1715,1716 ; apprenticed to Thomas Moore, New Inn 21 May 1719 ; adm.Middle Temple 5 Oct 1719 ; migrated to Lincoln’s Inn 20 Apr 1724 ; m.1727 Millicent Burbage, Fulham, Middlesex ; d. 6 Dec 1746.
DWIGHT, PHILIP, brother of Samuel Dwight (qv) ; bapt. 6 Mar 1670/1 ; adm. ; KS 1685 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1689, matr.17 Jun 1689, aged 18, Westminster Student 30 Dec 1689 – void 1701 ; BA 1693 ; MA 1696 ; BD and DD 12 Jul 1712 ; ordained deacon 21 Sep 1701, priest 21 Dec 1701 (both London); Vicar of Fulham, Middlesex, from 31 Dec 1708 ; m. Jane, widow of Owen Wilson, and dau. of Nathaniel Owen, Stepney, Middlesex ; buried Fulham 6 Nov 1729.
DWIGHT, SAMUEL, third son of John Dwight, Secretary and Registrar to Bishop of Chester, subsequently pottery manufacturer at Fulham, Middlesex, and Lydia — ; b. 17 Dec 1668 ; adm. ; KS 1686 ; left 1687 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.12 Jul 1687, aged 18 ; BA 1691 ; MA 14 Feb 1693/4 ; LRCP 25 Jun 1731 ; a medical practitioner in Fulham ; author of three medical treatises published respectively in 1722, 1725 and 1731 ; in the two latter treatises he is described as a Doctor of Medicine, but the degree was not recognised by the College of Physicians ; m. Sep 1716 Margaret Price, Fulham ; d. 10 Nov 1737. ODNB.
DYCE, JAMES STIRLING, brother of William Gladstone Dyce (qv) ; b. 29 Jul 1853 ; adm. (G) 12 Jun 1868 ; left Aug 1870 ; an artist ; FSA 13 Jan 1881, amoved ; author, Life, Correspondence and Writings of William Dyce, R.A., Painter, Musician, and Scholar(unpublished typescript) ; d. 3 Dec 1908.
DYCE, WILLIAM GLADSTONE, son of William Dyce RA, Norwood, Surrey, painter, and Jane Bickerton, eldest dau. of James Brand, Milnathort, Kinross-shire ; b. 9 Feb 1852 ; adm. (G) 15 Jun 1865 ; QS 1867 ; left Christmas 1870 ; went to Cape of Good Hope for his health ; d. during a voyage from The Cape to Calcutta 1877.
DYER, — ; b. ; adm. ; a pensioner 1568-9 (tutor, Prebendary Pory) (Chapter Muniments 54016-8).
DYER, BENNET, brother of John Dyer (at school under Freind, qv) ; bapt. 22 Aug 1704 ; adm. (aged 12) Jun 1717 ; in under school list 1718 ; [an attorney ?] ; of Aberglasney, Carmarthenshire ; High Sheriff, Cardiganshire 1736; m. Grace, widow of Thomas Lloyd, Berllandywill, Llangathen, Carmarthenshire, and dau. of David Lloyd, Crynfryn, Cardiganshire.
DYER, EDWARD, brother of Richard Swinnerton Dyer (qv) ; b. 20 Jul 1774 ; adm.14 Jan 1784 ; of Shepperton Green, Middlesex ; m. 10 Oct 1801 Jane, dau. of James Hewitt, Hampton, Middlesex ; d. 6 Mar 1816.
DYER, JOHN, second son of Robert Dyer, Aberglasney, Carmarthenshire, solicitor, and Catherine, dau. of John Cocks, Hinlip, Worcs. ; bapt. 28 Oct 1701 ; at school under Freind (Johnson, Lives of the Poets, ed.Hill, iii, 343) ; went into his father’s office, but soon abandoned law for art ; an itinerant artist in South Wales ; a pupil of the painter Jonathan Richardson ; visited Italy to study painting 1724-5 ; farming family property in 1730s ; ordained deacon 20 Sep 1741, priest 10 Oct 1741 (both Lincoln) ; Rector of Catthorpe, Leics., 30 Apr 1742 – Dec 1751 ; Domestic Chaplain to Jemima, Marchioness Grey 22 Jul 1751 (already described as LLB) ; Rector of Belchford, Lincs., 26 Mar 1751/2 – Oct 1755 ; Rector of Coningsby, Lincs., from 13 Aug 1751 ; Rector of Kirkby-on-Bain, Lincs., from 12 Aug 1755 ; LLB Cambridge 1752 [check] ; FSA 1741 ; author, Grongar Hill, 1727, and other poems ; m. 11 Apr 1738 (IGI) Sarah, widow of John Hawkins, and dau. of James Ensor, Wilnecote, Warwickshire (now Staffordshire); buried at Coningsby, Lincs. 15 Dec 1757. ODNB.
DYER, JOHN ; b. ; in school lists 1780-1, 1785-6 ; “placed in a merchant’s counting house” (merchant’s name was Kelsy) ; executed at Newgate for forgery 5 Aug 1790, at age of 19.
DYER, SIR JOHN, brother of Richard Swinnerton Dyer (qv) ; b. 5 Feb 1772 ; adm.26 Jun 1780 ; Gent.-Cadet, Royal Artillery 5 Mar 1787 ; 2nd Lieut., 24 Apr 1793 ; 1st Lieut., 1 Jan 1794 ; Capt.-Lieut., 1 Jun 1798 ; Capt., 9 Apr 1803 ; Brevet Maj., 25 Jul 1810 ; Maj., 17 Mar 1812 ; Brevet Lieut.-Col., 12 Apr 1814 ; Lieut.-Col., 20 Dec 1814 ; KCB 12 Apr 1815 ; served Peninsular War 1812-4 ; m. 14 Mar 1795 Jane, dau. of Simon Halliday, Westcombe Park, Kent, banker ; d. 3 Jul 1816, from the effects of a carriage accident at Woolwich.
DYER, RICHARD SWINNERTON, eldest son of Thomas Dyer, Senior Clerk, Treasury, and his first wife Mary, widow of William Berney, Barbados, and dau. of Richard Smith, merchant ; b. 17 Sep 1769 ; adm.17 Jun 1778 ; Supernumary Clerk, Treasury, 22 Dec 1786 – Aug 1787, Junior Clerk from 15 Aug 1787 ; d. 17 Dec 1794.
DYER, THOMAS, brother of John Dyer (at school under Freind, qv) ; adm. (aged 13) Jun 1717 ; Min.Can.1718 ; KS 1719 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1723, matr.18 Jun 1723, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1723 – void 25 Mar 1738 (expiry year of grace as R.Bedhampton from 22 Apr 1736 (sic)) ; BA 1727 ; MA 1730 ; LLD ; ordained deacon 16 Jun 1728, priest 1 Jun 1729 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Bedhampton, Hampshire, from 19 Apr 1736 ; Yeoman of the Almonry 11 Jul 1765 – Dec 1779 ; lic.to m. 11 Jan 1739/40 Dorothy, sister of William De La Place (qv) ; d.1780 (successor instituted 13 Sep 1780).
DYER, THOMAS, son of Matthew Dyer, Great Chapel Street, Westminster, a clerk in the Excise Office, and Janet — ; b. 3 Nov 1760 ; adm.14 Mar 1768 ; BB ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.23 Jun 1778, aged 17, scholar on Bishop Williams’s foundation 9 Nov 1779, matr.Mich.1778 ; BA 1782 ; MA 1785 ; ordained deacon 25 Sep 1785 (Winchester), priest 23 Sep 1787 (Lincoln, lit.dim. from Rochester); Curate, East Tisted, Hants. 1785 ; Vicar of Norton Abbots, Worcs., from 15 May 1828 ; d. 15 Mar 1840.
DYER, SIR THOMAS RICHARD SWINNERTON, BART., son of Col.Sir John Swinnerton Dyer, Bart., 1st Foot Guards, and Susannah, dau. of Henry Vickery, Windsor, Berks. ; b. 5 Feb 1768 ; adm.2 Apr 1777 ; Ensign, 100th Foot 25 Dec 1781 ; Lieut., 7th Foot 28 Jun 1783 ; Capt., 14th Foot 4 May 1791 ; Lieut. and Capt., 1st Foot Guards 27 Apr 1793 ; Adjutant 1st batt., 23 May 1794 ; Brevet Maj., 1 Jan 1798 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 23 Oct 1799 ; Lieut.-Col., 14th Foot 1 Oct 1807 ; Royal York Rangers, 31 Mar 1808 ; Col. in the Army 25 Oct 1809 ; Maj.-Gen., 1 Jan 1812 ; Lieut.-Gen., 27 May 1825 ; served in Flanders 1793 and on expedition to the Helder 1799 ; ADC to Sir Ralph Abercrombie in Egypt 1800-1 ; on military mission to Spain 1808 ; succ.father as 7th baronet 21 Mar 1801 ; m. 14 Apr 1814 Elizabeth, only dau. of James Standerwicke, Ovington House, Hants. ; d. 12 Apr 1838.
DYER, SIR THOMAS SWINNERTON, BART., brother of Richard Swinnerton Dyer (qv); b. 6 Oct 1770 ; adm.26 Jun 1780 ; entered Royal Navy 1782 ; Lieut., 29 Jun 1793 ; Commander 12 Jul 1810 ; served at relief of Gibraltar 1782, occupation of Toulon, action in Tunis Bay, and on Hotham’s second action 1795 ; as Lieut. on HMS Vesuvius, commanded one of the boats in attack on flotilla at Boulogne 1805 ; out-pensioner, Greenwich Hospital 24 Apr 1837 ; succeeded his cousin as 8th baronet 12 Apr 1838 ; m. 11 Apr 1814 Mary, dau. of John Davis, Stogursey, Somerset ; d. 27 Mar 1854.
DYKE, SIR JOHN DIXON, BART., brother of Thomas Dyke (qv) ; b. 23 Nov 1732 ; adm.May 1744 ; left 1747 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 6 Mar 1749/50 ; succ.father as 3rd baronet 20 Aug 1756 ; m. 3 May 1756 Philadelphia Payne, dau. of George Horne, East Grinstead, Sussex ; d. 6 Sep 1810.
DYKE, SIR PERCIVAL HART, BART., son of Sir John Dixon Dyke, Bart. (qv) ; b. 27 Dec 1767 ; adm. 6 Feb 1776 ; Univ.Coll.Oxford, matr.15 Jul 1784 ; BA 1789 ; adm.Middle Temple 2 Jul 1789 ; succeeded his brother as 5th baronet 29 Nov 1831 ; unsuccessfully claimed barony of Braye 1836 ; m. 26 Jul 1798 Anne, eldest dau. of Robert Jenner, Wenvoe Castle, Glamorgan ; d. 4 Aug 1846.
DYKE, SIR PERCIVAL HART, BART., eldest son of Sir Percival Hart Dyke, Bart. (qv) ; b. 9 Jun 1799 ; adm.Mich.1812 ; KS 1814 ; left 13 Dec 1817 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.21 Apr 1819 ; migrated to St.Alban Hall ; played cricket for Kent 1823-8 and for Gentlemen against Players 1827 and 1833 ; a fine bat and a fast underarm bowler ; succ.father as 6th baronet 4 Aug 1846 ; DL Kent ; m. 25 Jun 1835 Eliza, youngest dau. of John Wells MP, Bickley House, Kent, shipbuilder and banker ; d. 12 Nov 1875.
DYKE, SIR THOMAS, BART., eldest son of Sir Thomas Dyke, Kt., MP, Horeham, Sussex, and Catherine, third dau. of Sir John Bramston, Kt., Skreens, Essex, Lord Chief Justice of King’s Bench ; b. ; at school 1661-6 ; a boarder in Busby’s house from 7 Apr 1662 “but was here afore” (Busby’s Account Book) ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.1 Jun 1666, aged 16 ; adm.Middle Temple 17 Apr 1667 ; created baronet 3 Mar 1676/7 ; High Sheriff, Sussex 1684, but did not serve ; MP Sussex 1685-7, East Grinstead 1689-98 ; a Commissioner of Public Accounts Apr – Jun 1696 ; one of the original trustees of Busby’s will ; m. Philadelphia, eldest dau. of Sir Thomas Nutt, Kt., Mays, Selmeston, Sussex ; d. 31 Oct 1706.
DYKE, THOMAS, eldest son of Sir Thomas Dyke, Bart., and Anne, widow of John Bluett, Holcombe Regis, Devon, and only child of Percival Hart, Lullingstone, Kent ; grandson of Sir Thomas Dyke, Bart. (at school 1661-6, qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Jun 1738 ; d. 6 Dec 1745.
DYKE, SIR THOMAS, BART., eldest son of Sir John Dixon Dyke, Bart. (qv) ; b. 29 Dec 1763 ; adm.6 Feb 1776 ; left Whitsun 1780 ; succ. father as 4th baronet 6 Sep 1810 ; High Sheriff, Kent 1820 ; Col., West Kent Militia ; d. unm. 29 Nov 1831.
DYKE, THOMAS HART, second son of Sir Percival Hart Dyke, Bart. (adm.1776, qv) ; b. 11 Dec 1801 ; adm.9 Dec 1816 ; left Christmas 1818 ; went to Harrow School Jan 1819 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.11 Dec 1820, Canoneer Student 1821 – still 1829 ; BA 1824 ; MA 1827 ; played cricket for Kent in one match 1827 ; ordained deacon 18 Dec 1825, priest 28 May 1826 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Lullingstone, Kent, from 3 Jul 1828 ; Rector of Long Newton, co.Durham, from 2 Mar 1832 ; m. 4 Feb 1833 Elizabeth, second dau. of Thomas Lodington Fairfax, Newton Kyme, Yorks. ; d. 25 Jun 1866.
DYMBLEBEE, — ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1553-6 (Chapter Muniments 37713).
DYMBLEBEE (or DYMBLEBY), JOHN, son of Francis Dymblebee, St.Martin’s in the Fields, Westminster ; b. ; adm. ; at school c.1547 (Chapter Muniments 43046) ; from au undated recommendatory letter written by Sir Anthony Denny to the Dean it appears that Dymblebee was a kinsman of Whearson Stockley, of the Privy Kitchen ; Yeoman of the Larder to Queen Elizabeth and to King James I ; m. 6 Feb 1562/3 Anna Rawlinson ; buried St.Martin in the Fields 22 Aug 1605.
DYMOCK, FREDERICK HENRY, son of Rev.Thomas Frederick Dymock, Rector of Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, and Anne, fourth dau. of William Perry, Churchill, Somerset ; b. 4 Jan 1835 ; adm. (R) 1 Oct 1846 ; left Christmas 1848 ; Ensign, 95th Foot 21 Sep 1852 ; Lieut., 65th Foot 6 Jun 1854 ; Capt., 95th Foot 25 May 1855 ; ADC to Lieut.-Col.Simmons CB, British Commissioner with Omar Pasha during the Crimean War ; killed while leading a battalion of Turks at the passage of the Tagour, Asia Minor, 6 Nov 1855.
DYOTT, — ; b. ; in school list 1797. [Or “Dyett” : (G)]
DYOTT, RICHARD, elder son of Gen.William Dyott, Freeford Hall, near Lichfield, Staffs., and Eleanor, dau. of Samuel Thompson, Greenmount, co.Antrim ; b. 26 May 1808 ; adm.16 Jun 1819 (Packharness) ; left Jun 1826 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.25 Jun 1824, matr. Mich.1826 ; Ensign, 63rd Foot 11 Oct 1827 ; 70th Foot 17 Sep 1829 ; Lieut., half-pay, unattached, 14 Jun 1831 ; 53rd Foot, 21 Jun 1831 ; Capt., 31 Aug 1838, half-pay 1 Jul 1842 ; 36th Foot 25 Feb 1848, retired same day ; DL Staffordshire, JP 1842, High Sheriff 1856 ; MP (Cons) Lichfield 1865-80 ; m. 6 Dec 1849 Ellen Catherine, only dau. of Charles Smith Forster MP, Lysways Hall, Staffs. ; d. 13 Feb 1891.
DYOTT, WILLIAM HERRICK, brother of Richard Dyott (qv) ; b.13 Nov 1809 ; adm.16 Jun 1819 (Packharness) ; KS 1824 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1828, adm.pens.16 May 1828, scholar 1829, matr.Mich.1828, readm.pens.13 Jan 1833 ; BA 1834 ; MA 1837 ; ordained deacon 25 May 1834, priest 14 Jun 1835 (both Lincoln) ; Vicar of Ansty, Warwicks., from 1844 ; Domestic Chaplain to Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount Combermere (qv), Nov 1844 ; m. 21 Jan 1846 Matilda Sophia, third dau. of Donatus O’Brien, Tixover House, Rutland ; d. 26 Oct 1883.
DYSART, EARLS OF, see TOLLEMACHE.
DYSON, — ; in school list Dec 1788. [“J.Dyson, Esq.” subscriber to Smedley’s Erin]