EACHUS, CHARLES ALFRED EADES, second son of George Eades Eachus MICE, Enfield, Middlesex, civil engineer, and Frances Goodwin, dau. of Thomas Alfred Verralls, Hornsey, Middlesex, Scottish agent ; b. 9 Aug 1870 ; adm. 22 Sep 1882 (H) ; left Jun 1884 ; served mercantile marine 1884-92 ; Assistant Engineer and Surveyor, Edmonton UDC 1892-1904 ; Chief Assistant to County Valuer, Middlesex County Council 1904-10 ; Valuation Officer, Inland Revenue 1910 ; District Valuer for East London ; m. 12 Jul 1904 Beatrice Kate, younger dau. of Arthur Percy Parker, Bycullah Park, Enfield, Middlesex, builder ; d. 1 May 1933.
EADE, see also EDE.
EADE, ROBERT ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Jan 1716/7 ; Queen’s Coll.Cambridge, matr.Easter 1720 ; BA 1722/3 ; MA 1726 ; ordained deacon (London) 28 May 1727. [Perhaps Robert Eade, bapt.St.Martin in the Fields, London, 29 Dec 1701, son of John Eade, and Lettice —].[probably Robert Eade, Curate, St.Mildred, Bread Street, London, occurs May 1736, Jun 1737]
EALES, see also EELES and ELES.
EALES, WILLIAM THOMAS HUXHAM, son of Rev.William Eales, Chaplain, EICS Bengal, and Catherine, dau. of Thomas Raban, Calcutta, solicitor ; b. 18 Dec 1811 ; adm. 22 Sep 1824 ; KS 1826 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1830, adm.pens.2 Jul 1830, scholar 1831, matr.Mich.1830 ; BA 1834 ; ordained deacon 22 Feb 1835, priest 10 Apr 1836 (both Exeter) ; Curate, Ashburton with Bickington, Devon 1835, St.Breock, Cornwall 1844, Wolborough, Devon 1851 ; Vicar of Yealmpton, Devon, from 1857 ; m. 15 Jan 1845 Emily Fulford, dau. of William Fulford Weatherdon, Newton Abbot, Devon ; d. 27 Nov 1887.
EARDLEY-TWISTLETON-FIENNES, GREGORY WILLIAM, 11TH BARON SAYE AND SELE, eldest son of Thomas Twistleton, 10th Baron Saye and Sele, and Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Sir Edward Turner, Bart., MP ; b. 14 Apr 1769 ; adm. 4 Mar 1781 ; left 1783 ; Ensign, 2nd Foot Guards 11 Jul 1785 ; Lieut. and Capt., 24 Nov 1790 ; retd. 6 Feb 1794 ; succ.father as 11th Baron Saye and Sele 1 Jul 1788 ; assumed additional surname of Fiennes 14 Feb 1825, and further additional surname of Eardley 16 Mar 1825 ; m. 8 Sep 1794 Hon.Marcia Marow Gideon-Eardley, eldest dau. of Sampson Gideon, 1st Baron Eardley (I) ; d. 13 Nov 1844.
EARDLEY-WILMOT, JOHN, second son of Sir John Eardley Wilmot (qv) ; b.1750 ; at school under Markham (Steward, Anniversary Dinner 1781), having previously been at Derby Sch., “at both which places he remained but a very short time” (Nichols, Literary Illustrations, vi, 263) ; University Coll.Oxford, matr.10 Jan 1766, aged 16 ; BA 1769 ; Fellow, All Souls Coll. 1770-669 ; adm.Inner Temple 22 Jul 1767, called to bar 24 Nov 1773 ; a Master in Chancery 1781-1804 ; MP Tiverton 20 May 1776-84, Coventry 1784-96 ; an opponent of the policy which precipitated the American War ; assumed additional surname of Eardley 20 Jan 1812 ; FRS 18 Nov 1779, ; FSA 23 Jun 1791 ; author, Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Sir John Eardley Wilmothis father, 1802, and other works ; m.1st, 20 Apr 1776 (divorced 1792) Frances, only dau. of Samuel Sainthill, Bradninch, Devon ; m.2nd, 29 Jun 1793 Sarah, only dau. of Lieut.-Col.Anthony Haslam, 5th Foot ; d. 23 Jun 1815. ODNB.
EARLE, — ; b. ; adm. ; “Captain Earle” is addressed as “friend and schoolfellow” in a poem by Samuel Wesley (qv), printed in Wesley’s Poems on several Occasions, ed. J.Nichols, 1862, 604. [As the poem envisages Earle as potentially being able to obtain a favour from Sir Robert Walpole, maybe the individual involved is to be identified as Giles Earle (c.1678-1758), MP Chippenham 1715-22, Malmesbury 13 Dec 1722-47, a follower of Walpole, who had been a Captain in the Royal Horse Guards until 1717 ; Earle would not have been a Westminster contemporary of Samuel Wesley, but might have been at the School under Busby]
EARLE, — ; b. ; in under school lists 1715-7.
EARLE, GEORGE, brother of James William Earle (qv) ; b. 3 Feb 1806 ; adm.12 Jan 1819 ; KS 1820 ; left 1822 ; adm.solicitor ; practised at Romford, Essex, to 1837 ; after retirement lived at Gatcombe, near Totnes, Devon ; m. 12 Dec 1829 (IGI) Maria Wood, second dau. of James Nash, Oakhill, Dawlish, Devon, formerly Capt. EI Maritime ServiceCS [check Presidency] ; d. 13 Jul 1872.c.1869 (but presumably George Earle, death registered Totnes third quarter 1872, aged 66).
EARLE, JAMES WILLIAM, son of Rev.Edward Earle, Rector of High Ongar, Essex, and Susannah, dau. of John Taylor, Totnes, Devon ; b. 31 Mar 1804 ; adm.30 Sep 1817 ; MRCS 1826 ; a medical practitioner in London, Norwich and and Cheltenham ; emigrated to New Zealand 1850 ; m. 11 Sep 1832 (IGI) his cousin Catherine, dau. of Rev.John Taylor, Norwich [Rector of Haynford, Norfolk ?] ; d. at Canterbury, New Zealand 24 Mar 1878.
EAST, OLIVER, son of William East, London, and Mary — (IGI) ; bapt.St.Clement Danes, London 14 Jun 1737 (IGI) ; adm. (aged 8) Sep 1745 ; in school list 1754 ; Emmanuel Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.17 Apr 1755, matr.Mich 1755, but did not graduate.
EASTLAKE, CHARLES LOCKE, fourth son of George Eastlake, Plymouth, Devon, Admiralty Law Agent and Deputy Judge Advocate of the Fleet, and Mary, dau. of Samuel Pierce, and step-dau. of Rev. Charles Lock, Rector of North Bovey, Devon ; nephew of Sir Charles Eastlake, President of the Royal Academy, painter and art historian ; b. 11 Mar 1833 ; adm.1 Oct 1846 ; QS 1848 ; left 1850 ; pupil of Philip Hardwick RA, architect ; Royal Academy Schools, silver medal for architectural drawings 1854 ; successively Assistant Secretary and Secretary, Royal Institute of British Architects 1866-78 ; FRIBA 19 Apr 1869 ; Keeper and Secretary, National Gallery 1878-98 ; a Governor of the School from 1882 ; author, Hints on Household Taste in Furniture, 1868, A History of the Gothic Revival in England, 1870, and other works ; m. 1 Oct 1856 Eliza, youngest dau. of George Bailey ; d. 20 Nov 1906. ODNB.
EASTLAKE, HENRY EDWARD, brother of Charles Locke Eastlake (qv) ; b. 16 May 1835 ; adm. 29 Jan 1847 ; Heidelberg Univ. ; MA PhD 1856 ; MRCS 1859 ; FRCP (I) 1866 ; practised as a consultant obstetric physician in London ; m. 10 Oct 1861 Margaret, eldest dau. of Rev. John James Skally, Curate, Newent, Gloucs. ; d. at Paris 17 Nov 1869.
EASTWICK, ROBERT WILLIAM EGERTON, only son of Edward Backhouse Eastwick CB FRS MP, diplomat, Hindustani scholar, and Rosina Jane, dau. of James Hunter, Hafton, Argyllshire, merchant and shipowner ; b. 16 Jun 1848 ; adm. 26 May 1864 (G) ; left Aug 1867 ; Merton Coll.Oxford, matr.16 Oct 1869 ; BA 1875 ; adm.Middle Temple 10 Jan 1872 ; HMa Government Inspector of Schools 17 Mar 1875 (still 1884) ; subsequently Deputy Registrar, Supreme Court, Penang ; Sheriff of Singapore 1890 ;e and editor, Penang Gazette and subsequently managing editor, and Straits Times ; m. 23 Dec 1893 Mary Emma, author, youngest dau. of Capt.Edward Bunbury Nott, Royal Navy ; death registered Christchurch first quarter 1919, aged 70..
EATON, MILLINGTON, eldest son of John Eaton, Overwhitley and Millington, Cheshire, subsequently of Liverpool ; ; bapt. Great Budworth, Cheshire 15 May 1718. ; adm. (aged 13) May 1732 ; left 1733 ; of Liverpool, merchant, living 1744 ; . [note that Millington Eaton (this individual ?) m. at Ormskirk, Lancs., 23 Aug 1738 Elizabeth, dau. of Robert Heys, Northwich, Cheshire. (IGI)]
EATON, NATHANIEL, sixth son of Rev.Richard Eaton BD, Vicar of Great Budworth, Cheshire, and Elizabeth Shepheard ; bapt. St.Giles, Cripplegate 16 Oct 1610 ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1629, adm.scholar 1630, matr.Lent 1629/30 ; obtained a licence to pass to Leiyden 1 Oct 1632, aged 22 ; in 1633 a pupil of the puritan divine Rev. William Ames DD at Franeker Univ., Netherlands ; subscribed for ordination as deacon 22 Dec 1633 (as MA) (Salisbury), to curacy of Dinton with Teffont Magna, Wilts., priest 15 Mar 1662/3 (Exeter) ; emigrated with his two elder brothers to North America ; designated as first head of President-designate, Harvard College 16378/9 ; in charge of Harvard College from its opening in summer 1638, , but was “fitter to be a master of a Bridewel than a college” (Cotton Mather), and was dismissed by court order for cudgelling an usher, 9 Sep 1639 ; living in Virginia c.1639-46 ; returned to England ; PhD and MD Padua 1647 (at Padua by 24 Aug 1647) ; ordained ; Minister of Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire, by 1651 (Vicar inof Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire 1661) ; Rector of Bideford, Devon, from 18 Mar 1668 [or 1668/9 ?] ; author, De Fastis Anglicis, sive Calendarium Sacrum, 1661 ; m.1st, Elizabeth — ; m.2nd, by 7 Oct 1642 Anne, [widow of Rev.William Cotton ?], Minister of Hungar’s Parish, Accawmack, Virginia, and dau. of Capt.Thomas Graves, Accawmack,Virginia (she remarried 8 Jun 1657 Rev.Francis Doughty, having been deserted by Eaton in 1646) ; m.3rd, Mary — ; d. 1674, when a prisoner for debt in the King’s Bench Prison, Southwark (successor at Bideford instituted 30 Oct 1674). ODNB.
EBURY, BARON, see GROSVENOR, ROBERT, 1ST BARON EBURY.
ECCLES, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Apr 1727 ; left 1727.
ECKERSALL, GEORGE, son of James Eckersall, St.James’s, Westminster, First Clerk of the Kitchen and Gentleman Usher Quarterly Waiter, Royal Household, and his second wife Jane, dau. of Richard Dalton, Gentleman Yeoman of the Wine Cellar ; b. 9 Oct 1715 ; adm. (aged 8) Oct 1723 ; in school list 1731 ; Queen’s Coll.Oxford, matr.15 Jul 1732 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 16 May 1732, called to bar 15 Nov 1739 ; m. 27 Jun 1745 Catharine, third dau. of Sydenham Malthus, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, one of the Six Clerks in Chancery ; d. 15 Dec 1770.
ECKERSALL, GEORGE, son of John Eckersall (qv) ; b. 9 Oct 1782 ; adm. 29 Feb 1792 ; in school list 1795 ; KS 1797 ; Jesus Coll.Cambridge, adm. 18 Nov 1801, but did not matr. ; Ensign, 4th Foot 26 May 1803 ; Lieut., Feb 1804 ; retd. 9 Feb 1805 ; m. at Paris 29 Feb 1820 Sarah Caroline Grace ; d. 16 Jul 1849.
ECKERSALL, JOHN, son of George Eckersall (adm.1723, qv) ; b. 14 Sep 1748 ; adm. ; KS (aged 12) 1761 ; Garrick was so pleased with Eckersall’s Davus in the Andria of 1765 “that he made him a present of the freedom of his house” (see Anthony Wilson’s letter printed Lusus Alt.Westm., 1st series, 102, note) ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1766, matr.18 Jun 1766, Westminster Scholar 24 Dec 1766 – void by marriage 15 Dec 1774 ; BA 1770 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 26 Nov 1767 ; travelling in Italy with Hon.John Trevor (qv) 1773 ; of Claverton House, Somerset ; m. 1 Dec 1774 his cousin Catherine, sister of George Wathen (qv) ; d. 2 Dec 1837.
ECKLEY, BENJAMIN, son of Richard Eckley, Worcester, apothecary ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Jun 1717 ; in under school list 1718 ; Merton Coll.Oxford, matr.28 Feb 1720/1 ; BA 9 Feb 1724/5 ; migrated to Peterhouse, Cambridge, adm. 13 Nov 1725 ; MA 1728 ; apothecary, Worcester ; m. Penelope — ; d. 12 Aug 1731. [Presumably bapt.All Saints, Worcester 6 Sep 1703, son of Richard Eckley, and Sara — (IGI)]
ECKLIN, THOMAS ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Jan 1725/6 ; left 1727. [surname maybe Echlin, Irish family]
EDDIS, BASIL UPTON, son of Arthur Shelly Eddis QC, Weymouth Street, London, County Court Judge, and Elizabeth Mary, fourth dau. of Job Wright, Ashgrove, Cheshunt, Herts., Russia merchant ; b. 4 Apr 1850 ; at Highgate Sch. Sep 1860 – Dec 1863 ; adm. 22 Jan 1864 ; QS 1865 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1869 (with Triplett), adm.pens.12 May 1869, matr.Mich.1869 ; BA 1873 ; adm.solicitor Mar 1876 ; Registrar, Clerkenwell County Court (by 1889, still 1920) ; of St.John’s Lodge, Newbury, Berks. ; m. 8 Apr 1896 Margaret Anna, youngest dau. of Rev.Richard Cockburn Kindersley, Vicar of Brampford Speke, Devon ; d. 23 Nov 1936.
EDDIS, EDWARD UPTON, third son of William Upton Eddis, Purnea, Bengal, India, indigo planter, and Mary, dau. of Alexander Adamson, St.Andrews, Fifeshire (IGI) ; b. 13 Mar 1861 ; adm. 26 Sep 1872 (R) ; exhibitioner 1874 ; QS 1875 ; victor in the last “mill” on Green (Elizabethan xix, 66) ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1879, matr. 10 Oct 1879 ; BA 1883 ; adm.Inner Temple 22 Nov 1880, called to bar 25 Jun 1884 ; practised at Calcutta and subsequently at Rangoon ; returned to England 1909 ; m. 4 Feb 1891 Ela Usher, dau. of Robert Binning, Dowanhill, Glasgow, chemical manufacturer ; d. 14 Aug 1928.
EDE, — ; b. ; in school lists 1764,1765.
EDEN, GUY ERNEST MORTON, elder son of Charles Henry Eden, Warwick Square, Pimlico, Westminster, publisher, and Georgina, dau. of Capt.Frederick William Hill, 10th Foot, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia ; b. (Australia) 6 May 1864 ; adm. 8 Jun 1880 (H, later G) ; left May 1883 ; called to practised as a barrister in New South Wales bar, Australia, 1888 ; adm.Inner Temple 6 Nov 1900, called to bar 18 Nov 1901 ; Legal Branch, Board of Education 1903-5, 1907-13 ; Intelligence Branch, War Office 1914 – Dec 1918 ; editor, The Navy, 1918-39 ; author of novels, poetry and libretti ; m. 4 Dec 1897 Ethel, dau. of William Henry Holman, Gledhow Gardens, South Kensington ; d. 5 Dec 1954.
EDEN, HENLEY, second son of Robert Eden (qv) ; b. 8 Mar 1838 ; adm. 18 Oct 1851 (G) ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 10 Apr 1856 ; of Aberdalgie House, Perthshire ; m. 15 Apr 1871 Amy Frances, younger dau. of Lieut.-Col. Lord Charles Lennox Kerr, Lieut.-Col. 42nd Foot ; d. 21 Sep 1917.
EDEN, ROBERT, third son of Sir Frederick Morton Eden, Bart., writer on the state of the poor, and Anne, only dau. of James Paul Smyth, New Bond Street, London, perfumer ; b. 2 Sep 1804 ; adm. 15 Jul 1817 ; Min.Can.1818 ; KS 1819 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1823, adm.pens.9 May 1823, but went to Christ Church, Oxford, matr.17 May 1823 ; BA 1827 ; MA 1839 ; BD and DD 1851 ; ordained deacon 25 Jan 1828, and priest 21 Dec 1828 (both Gloucester) 1828 ; Curate, Weston sub Edge, Gloucs., 1828 ; Rector of Leigh, Essex 3 Mar 1837-52 ; Inspector of Schools, Essex 1841 ; consecrated Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness 9 Mar 1851 ; Primus of Scottish Episcopalian Church from 5 Jul 1862 ; founded St.Andrew’s Cathedral, Inverness 1866 ; worked for the recognition of Scottish episcopalian orders by the Church of England ; founder of the Representative Church Council, which replaced the Church Society founded by Dean Ramsay ; JP Essex (still 1886, non-resident) ; m. 27 Sep 1827 Emma, third dau. of Sir James Allan Park, Kt, Judge of the Common Pleas ; d. 26 Aug 1886. ODNB.
EDEN, ROBERT ALLAN, fourth son of Robert Eden (qv) ; b. 27 Dec 1839 ; adm. 26 May 1853 (G) ; QS 1854 ; left 1858 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.27 May 1858 ; BA 1863 ; MA 1865 ; ordained deacon 1869, priest 1871 (both Moray & Ross) ; Assistant Priest, St.Andrew’s Cathedral, Inverness 1869-71 ; Curate, St.Andrew’s, Wells Street, London 1871-80 ; Chaplain and Private Secretary to father 1880-6 ; again Assistant Priest, St.Andrew’s Cathedral, Inverness 1881-5 ; Canon Residentiary, Inverness 1885-7, Precentor 1886-7 ; Vicar of Old St.Pancras, London from 27 Jun 1887 ; d.unm. 29 Apr 1912.
EDES, —- ; b. ; in school lists 1656.
EDES (or EEDES), FRANCIS ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1656, subscibed 18 Mar 1656/7, Westminster Student ; BA 17 Jan 1659/60 ; MA 1662 ; MB and MD 1674 ; FRCP 16 Oct 1677 ; of St.Mary Woolnoth parish, London ; d. 13 Sep 1683.
EDES (or EEDES), RICHARD, eldest son of Lawrence Edes, Newport, Isle of Wight, clothier, and Alice, dau. of Thomas James, Newport, Isle of Wight ; bapt.Newport, Isle of WightHampshire 28 Jan 1554 (IGI) ; adm. ; QS in 1565 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1571, Westminster Student ; BA 1574 ; MA 1578 ; BD 1584 ; DD 1589 ; Proctor 1583 ; ordained deacon and priest 22 May 1582 (Salisbury) ; Prebendary of Salisbury from 30 Jul 1584 ; Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, from 10 Feb 1586 ; Prebendary of Hereford from 17 Jan 1589/90, Treasurer from 22 Aug 1596 ; Dean of Worcester from 24 Jun 1597 ; Rector of Upton on Severn, Worcs., from 21 Dec 1598 ; also Rector of Freshwater, Isle of Wight, from 6 May 1587 (occurs 1603) ; Chaplain to Elizabeth I and James I ; one of the translators of the Authorised Version of the Bible ; reputed author of Julius Caesar, tragedy acted at Christ Church 1582 ; wrote English and Latin verses, and had reputation as a punster ; m. Margaret, dau. of Right Rev.Herbert Westphaling DD, Bishop of Hereford ; d. 19 Nov 1604. ODNB.
EDGAR, — ; b. ; in school lists 1785 ; left Whitsun 1785.
EDGAR, ALEXANDER, brother of John Foy Edgar (qv) ; bapt. St.Michael, Bristol 29 Aug 1768 ; adm.15 Jan 1776 ; Commissary of Stores, Royal Engineers’ Department ; d. St.Domingo, West Indies 22 Jun 1796, “aged 27 years” (M.I. St.Philip and St.Jacob, Bristol).
EDGAR, JOHN FOY, eldest son of Alexander Foy Edgar, Bristol, merchant, Mayor of Bristol, and Ann Cann, dau. of John Foy, Bristol, merchant, Alderman of Bristol ; bapt. St.Michael, Bristol 9 Mar 1767 ; adm. 15 Jan 1776 (as John Foy (sic), also appearing as Foy in school lists to 1780) ; KS (aged 13) 1780 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1785, matr.26 May 1785, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1785 – void 29 Jun 1797 ; BA 1789 ; MA 1793 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 14 Nov 1782 ; member, Common Council, Bristol 1796-1818, Sheriff of Bristol 1796-7, 1802-3, Sword Bearer from 1818 ; went bankrupt in early 1820s ; an early patron of Flaxman ; FSA 1805 ; m. 10 Nov 1803 Harriet Ball (IGI) ; d. 5 Nov 1850.
EDGAR, R. ; b. ; adm.15 Oct 1810 ; a “chum” of Lord William Pitt Lennox (qv), with whom he visited “Gentleman” Jackson’s sparring rooms in Old Bond Street, and was introduced to Lord Byron, who had a “set to” with Jackson (Lord W.P.Lennox, Drafts on my Memory, 1866, 46-7, where the individual concerned is described as “Edgar”, without an initial or Christian name). [perhaps Robert Edgar, Ensign, 88th Foot ; Lieut. 19 May 1812 ; resigned 12 Nov 1813]
EDGAR, ROBERT CANN , brother of John Foy Edgar (qv) ; bapt. St.Michael, Bristol 11 Oct 1769 ; adm. 13 Jan 1777 (shown in Recordprevious edition as Cann, Edgar Robert) ; left Whitsun 1780 ; living in Bristol 1793 ; Lieut., 57th Foot 26 Sep 1795 ; d. in West Indies 7 Aug 1796, aged 26 (M.I.St.Philip and St.Jacob, Bristol).
EDGE, CHARLES ; b. ; at school Christmas 1796 ; in school list 1797.
EDGE, E. ; b. ; in school list 1795.
EDGE, HENRY ; b. ; in school lists 1795, 1797.
EDGE, JOHN WEBB, third son of Thomas Webb Edge, Strelley Hall, near Nottingham, and Elizabeth, dau. of Francis Hurt, Alderwasley, Derbs. ; b. 24 Nov 1790 ; in school list May 1803 ; left Christmas 1803 ; Exeter Coll.Oxford, matr.10 Apr 1810 ; migrated to St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, 2 Feb 1812, matr.Easter 1812 ; BA 1814 ; MA 1817 ; ordained deacon 7 Aug 1814, priest 6 Aug 1815 (both York) ; Curate, Strelley, Notts., 1815 ; Perpetual Curate of Sherbourne, Warwicks., 8 Jul 1819-22 ; Rector of Strelley and Bilborough, Notts., from 16 Jul 1819 ; m.11 Feb 1824 Anne Neville, dau. of Ichabod Wright, Mapperley, Notts., banker ; d. 30 Apr 1842.
EDGE, JOHN WILSON, see EDYE, JOHN STONARD WILSON.
EDGELEY, FRANCIS, son of Thomas Edgeley, Northamptonshire ; b. ; adm. 27 Apr 1657 (Chapter Muniments 43060) ; a boarder ; KS (aged 15) 1658. [note Francis Edgeley, son of Thomas Edgeley, Gretton, Northamptonshire, ed. Uppingham School (“under Mr Meares”), Christ’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 2 Oct 1661, aged 17, matr. 24 Mar 1661/2 ; adm.Gray’s Inn 3 Aug 1663, as son of Thomas Edgeley, alias Allen]
EDLING, — ; b. ; in school lists 1656.
EDMESTON, ANDREW, son of Capt.Robert Edmeston, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, 9thFoot, and Mary, eldest dau. of Francis Barker, Waterford, Ireland ; b. 5 Aug 1782 ; adm. ; Min.Can.1797 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.25 Jun 1800, matr. Mich.1800 ; of Berwick upon Tweed, . Northumberland ; inherited part of his family’s Mount Edmeston estate at Cooperstown, Otsego County, New York, USA ; d. 1826 (dead by 7 Sep). [perhaps m. 16 Apr 1822 Mary Ann Price (IGI)]
EDMOND, —- ; b. ; in school list 1754.
EDMONDSTONE, ANDREW ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Sep 1732 ; left 1736.
EDMONDSTONE, SIR CHARLES, BART., third son of Sir Archibald Edmondstone, Bart., MP, and his first wife Susanna Mary, sister of Benjamin Harenc (qv) ; b. 9 Oct 1764 ; adm. 4 Dec 1772 ; left 1777 ; went to Eton Coll.(in Eton school lists 1775 (sic)-80) ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.10 May 1780 ; BA 1784 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 23 Dec 1779, called to bar 10 Apr 1788 ; one of the Six Clerks in Chancery 1797-1807 ; MP Dumbartonshire 1806-7, Stirlingshire from 1812 ; succ.father as 2nd baronet 20 Jul 1807 ; m.1st, 1 Jun 1794 Emma, sister of Randle Wilbraham (qv) ; m.2nd, 4 Dec 1804 Hon.Louisa Hotham, youngest dau. of Beaumont Hotham, 2nd Baron Hotham (qv) ; d. 1 Apr 1821.
EDMONSTONE, ROBERT ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) Sep 1733 ; left 1738. [perhaps Robert Edmondstone who was 5th mate, E I Maritime Service 1744/5]
EDMUNDS, JAMES ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Jan 1715/6 ; left 1717. [Presumably brother or kin to Peachy Edmunds, adm. same month].
EDMUNDS, PEACHY ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Jan 1715/6 ; left 1717 ; of St.Margaret’s, Westminster ; m. 10 Sep 1750 Mary Bradley, St.Mary’s, Rotherhithe. [Presumably brother or kin to James Edmunds, adm.same month]. [will of Peachey Edmonds (sic), proved 7 PCC Sep 1764, “mariner belonging to the King of Prussia privateer of Falmouth, Cornwall”]
EDRIDGE, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1667 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1669, adm.pens.28 Jun 1669, scholar 1670 ; BA 1672/3 ; MA 1676 (incorp.Oxford 11 Jul 1676) ; ordained deacon (Peterborough) 21 May 1676 (Peterborough), priest (London) 24 Dec 1676 (London) ; Vicar of Eaton Bray, Beds., from 1 Jan 1676/7 ; dead by 4 Oct 1695 [but Record states, following Al.Cant., -95 ; buried 12 Apr 1696].
EDWARD, ALLAN, eldest son of Allan Edward, Farington Hall, Forfarshire, jute merchant, and Ermine Elizabeth, sixth dau. of George Watkin Kenrick, Woore Manor, Shropshire, and Mertyn Hall, Flintshire ; b. 2 Jul 1846 ; adm. 25 Sep 1862 (G) ; left Aug 1864 ; of Farington Hall, Forfarshire ; m. 8 Feb 1872 (marriage registered Rochdale first quarter 1872) Lucy, eldest dau. of Joseph Brierley, Castleton, Lancs. ; d. Oct 1906.
EDWARD, KENRICK ALEXANDER, brother of Allan Edward (qv) ; b. 13 Dec 1848 ; adm. (G) 25 Sep 1862 ; left Aug 1863 ; living at Inverness in 1881 (1881 Census) ; d. at Clarens, near Montreux, Switzerland 5 Aug 1925.
EDWARD, THOMAS ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Mar 1728/9 ; in school list 1731. [Or “Edwards”]
EDWARDS, —- ; b. ; adm. ; a pensioner 1566-7 (tutor, the Dean) (Chapter Muniments 54013-4).
EDWARDS, —- ; b. ; adm. ; a pensioner 1569 (Widow Perryn) (Chapter Muniments 54019).
EDWARDS, —— ; b. ; in under school lists 1715,1716. [“paid 9 guineas 1716 : probably Samuel”]
EDWARDS, —— ; b. ; adm. 8 Feb 1768 ; left Aug 1771.
EDWARDS, GEORGE OCTAVIUS, third son of William Edwards, Framlingham, Suffolk, solicitor, and his cousin Emma, dau. of James Edwards, Wantisden, Suffolk ; b. 17 Dec 1826 ; adm. 13 Jan 1841 ; QS 1841 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1845, adm.pens.30 Apr 1845, scholar 1846, matr.Mich.1845 ; BA 1849 ; MA 1853 ; adm.Inner Temple 28 Oct 1847, called to bar 22 Nov 1850 ; equity draughtsman and conveyancer ; [unm. in 1881] ; d. 12 Mar 1901.
EDWARDS, GERALD MACLEAN, eldest son of Rev.Lambaert Campbell Edwards, Vicar of Dorney, Bucks., and Frances, third dau. of John Edwards Langton, Maidenhead, Berks., brewer — (IGI) ; b. 14 Dec 1857 ; adm. as exhibitioner (G) 27 May 1869 ; left Aug 1869 ; at Harrow School Sep 1869 – Aug 1876 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 25 May 1875, scholar 1876, matr. Mich.1876 ; Senior Bell Scholar 1877, Davies Scholar 1879 ; Third Classic 1880 ; Chancellor’s Classical Medal 1880 ; BA 1880 ; MA 1883 ; Fellow, Sidney Sussex Coll., from 1881, Assistant Tutor 1882-9, Tutor 1889-1905, Classical Lecturer 1881-1912, hon.Classical Lecturer from 1912 ; author, The History of Sidney Sussex College, 1899, and of numerous editions of classical texts ; d. unm. 10 Jan 1924.
EDWARDS, GILBERT LAXTON, only son of Davy Edwards, Colville Villas, Canterbury Road, Brixton, Surrey, commercial traveller for manufacturing chemist, and Elizabeth Laxton ; b. 9 Nov 1870 ; adm. (A) 31 May 1883 ; left Jul 1889 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.sub-sizar 5 Oct 1889, matr.Mich.1889 ; BA 1892 ; a medical student at St.Thomas’s Hospital ; d. 26 Dec 1894.
EDWARDS, HARRY DALLAS, brother of William Bruce Dallas Edwards (qv) ; b. 28 Mar 1871 ; adm. (H) 31 May 1883 ; left Dec 1886. [note Harry D.Edwards, born c.1871, living Worthing, Sussex, 1901 Census] [Harry D.Edwards, death registered Dorchester second quarter 1946, aged 75]
EDWARDS, HENRY ; b. ; adm. (aged 15) Dec 1747 ; left 1748.
EDWARDS, HENRY THOMAS, third son of Rev.William Edwards, Vicar of Llangollen, Denbighshire, and Sarah, dau. of Thomas Wood, Painswick, Gloucs. ; b. 6 Sep 1837 ; adm. as BB 14 Oct 1852 ; went to Stamford GS ; Christ Church, Oxford, servitor, matr.15 Oct 1856 ; migrated to Jesus Coll.Oxford 1857, scholar ; BA 1861 ; MA 1873 ; ordained deacon (St.Davids) 1861 (St Davids), priest 1861 (St.Asaph) 1861 ; Curate, Llangollen, Denbighshire 1861-6 ; Vicar of Aberdare, Glamorgan 1866-9 ; Vicar of Caernarvon, Caernarvonshire 9 Jan 1870-6 ; Proctor in Convocation for diocese of Bangor 1874-6 ; Dean of Bangor from Apr 1876 ; an able preacher in English and Welsh ; made a vigorous protest against the tea-drinking habits of the society of his time ; author, The Babel of Sects and the Unity of Pentecost, 1872, and other works ; m. 1st, 20 Apr 1869 Mary, eldest dau. of David Davies, Maesyffynon, Aberdare, Glamorgan, colliery proprietor ; m.2nd, Jan 1873 Anne Dorothy, dau. of John Jones, Tresanna, Anglesey (marriage registered St George Hanover Square first quarter 1873) ; committed suicide 24 May 1884. ODNB.
EDWARDS, HENRY WILSON, son of Rev.Allen Thomas Edwards, Vicar of St.Philip’s, Lambeth, Surrey, and Sarah Ann, dau. of Robert Salmon, Colchester, Essex ; b. 22 Jul 1855 ; adm. (G) 12 Jun 1868 ; left Aug 1872 ; merchant’s clerk (1881 Census, as Henry Wilson Moore (sic)) ; in business at 36 Lime Street, London EC, in 1905 ; resident in Twickenham, Middlesex ; m. Mary Kate, dau. of William Roffey (marriage registered Brentford, third quarter 1892) ; . [but presumably Henry Wilson Edwards (sic), marriage registered Brentford third quarter 1892]d. 20 July 1939.
EDWARDS, HERBERT, brother of Henry Wilson Edwards (qv) ; b. 10 Sep 1856 ; adm. (G) 12 Jun 1868 ; left Mar 1873 ; a clerk in London and County Bank to retirement 1917 ; m. 31 Jul 1880 Louisa Mary, second dau. of Edwin Ounsted, Kennington, Surrey ; d. 5 Feb 1923. [perhaps m. Louisa — (1881 Census) ; if so, marriage appears to have been to Louisa Mary Ounsted, registered Lambeth third quarter 1880]
EDWARDS, HOWEL HOLLAND, only son of Rev.Edward Edwards, Rector of LlanrwstCaerhun, DenbighshireCaernarvonshire, and Mary, dau. of Jeffrey Holland, Pennant Eglwysbach, Denbighshire ; ; b. 6 Nov 1762 ; adm. from Ruthin Sch. 7 Apr 1777 ; KS 1778 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1782, matr.30 May 1782, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1782 – void 10 Apr 1795, expiry year of grace as R.Waddesdon ; BA 1786 ; MA 1789 ; ordained priest 18 May 1788 (Oxford) ; Librarian and Chaplain to Duke of Marlborough ; Rector of Waddesdon, Bucks. (second portion) 9 Apr 1794-99 ; Prebendary of St.Asaph 19 Apr 1799 ; Rector of Pennant, Denbighshire, and Rector of Llanrwst, Denbighshire 6 Apr 1799 (reappointed Mar 1807) – Dec 1830 ; Prebendary of Westminster from 31 May 1803 ; Proctor in Convocation 31 Jan 1807 ; Rector of St.John the Evangelist, Westminster, 21 Apr 1807-32 ; m. 12 May 1798 Caroline, sister of Richard Palmer (qv) ; d. 29 Sep 1846. Buried in North Ambulatory, Westminster Abbey.
EDWARDS, HUGH, son of Rice Edwards, Brecon, and Ann, dau. of Meredith James, Town Clerk of Brecon ; b. 26 Mar 1723 ; adm. (aged 16) Jun 1740 ; left 1741 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.14 May 1741 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 19 Jun 1740 ; d. 1749.
EDWARDS, JAMES GEORGE, eldest son of Rev.James Edwards, Rector of Newington, Oxfordshire, and Jane Mary, eldest dau. of Rev. Charles Ballard, Vicar of Chalgrove, Oxfordshire ; b. 25 Mar 1836 ; adm. 19 Jan 1849 ; QS 1850 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1854, matr.8 Jun 1854, Westminster Student to 1868 ; BA 1858 ; MA 1861 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 28 Apr 1856, called to bar 26 Jan 1860 ; Oxford Circuit ; JP (1896) Hampshire ; author, The Progress of Religious Thought in the Eighteenth andNineteenth Centuries, 1905 ; m. 19 May 1868 Ellen Hester, third dau. of Rev.James Clutterbuck, Vicar of Long Wittenham, Berks. ; d. 4 Mar 1903.
EDWARDS, JASPER, fourth son of Richard Edwards, Henlow and Arlesey, Beds., and Eleanor, dau. of Thomas Manfield, Spaldwick, Hampshirents. ; b.c.1618 ; at school in 1636 (Collect.Topog. et Gen., vi, 291-3) ; Clare Hall, Camb., adm.pens.21 Jun 1637, matr.1637 ; of Little Barford, Beds. ; m. 9 Mar 1648 (IGI) Joan Devenysh ; buried Little Barford, Beds., 15 Oct 1680.
EDWARDS, JOHN, second son of John Edwards, Stansty, Wrexham, Denbighshire, and Janet, dau. of Edward Jones ab John, Fron Deg, Denbighshire ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1629, matr.26 Oct 1632, aged 20, Westminster Student, subsequently Physic Faculty Student ; BA 1633 ; MB (but this degree not in University records) ; said to have been physician to Charles I, but this has not been verified ; when ordered to appear before the Parliamentary Visitors 3 May 1648, Edwards, with Richard Howe (qv), Thomas Terrent (qv) and five others, “rose up from the table where they sate at dinner and contemptuously departed, after some scornefull words spoken, and refused to appeare”, and in his reply to the Visitors on 10 May he stated that he could “acknowledge noe Visitors of Christ Church but the Kinge” (Burrows, ed., 1881, 33, 69 : there is however no record of his expulsion) ; d. at Oxford 14 Jul 1650, in fortieth yearaged 40 (sic) (epitaph printed Hearne, Remarks and Collections, viii, 342).
EDWARDS, JOHN, second son of Sir Edward Edwards, Heath, Shropshire ; b. ; adm. ; KS (Capt.) 1682 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1685, matr.17 Dec 1685, Westminster Student 20 Dec 1685 – void 1695 ; BA 1689 ; MA 1692 ; BD and DD 1720 ; ordained deacon 16 Mar 1689/90, priest 5 May 1690 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Clungunford, Shropshire ; m. Eleanor, dau. of Sir John Winford Kt, Astley, Worcs. ; d. 5 Feb 1724before 9 Mar 1725/6 (M.I.Clungunford, but year of death presumably 1724/5, as will proved PCC 6 Jul 1725 and successor appointed 9 Mar 1724/5). [father’s Christian name possibly given incorrectly : maybe a brother of Richard Edwards (KS 1679, qv)]
EDWARDS, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 13) Jun 1718.
EDWARDS, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Sep 1718 ; left 1718.
EDWARDS, JOHN, eldest son of John Edwards, Great Ness, Shropshire, and Charlotte Margaret, dau. of Rev.George Martin, Vicar of Great Ness, Shropshire ; b. 10 Dec 1808 ; adm. 22 Feb 1821 (Stikeman) ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.16 Dec 1826 ; BA 1830 ; adm.Middle Temple 30 Jun 1830 ; d. 7 Apr 1834.
EDWARDS, RICHARD, second son of Sir John Edwards, Kt, Heath House, Shropshire (now in parish of Leintwardine, Herefordshire), and Arabella, dau. of Richard Heath [check] ; b. ; adm. ; KS (Capt.) 1679 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1682, adm.pens.28 Jun 1682, matr.1682/3, scholar 9 May 1683 ; adm.Inner Temple 24 Jan 1684/5, called to bar 12 May 1689 ; living 1705 when he adm. his father’s estate.. [ ? Bencher, Inner Temple 1712 ; ? d. 15 Jan 1747.] [cf.John Edwards (KS 1682)] : some error here ?]
EDWARDS, RICHARD ; b. ; adm. 2 Apr 1770 ; left Christmas 1774.
EDWARDS, RICHARD LLOYD, second son of Richard Edwards, Nanhoron, Pwllheli, Caernarvonshire, Col.Royal Caernarvonshire Militia, and Annabella, only dau. of Richard Lloyd, Bronhaulog, Denbighshire ; b. 9 Apr 1806 ; adm. (G) 14 Apr 1819 ; evidently the “huge Welsh boy named Edwards” for whom Lord Clarence Edward Paget (qv) fagged ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 7 Feb 1825 ; DL JP Caernarvonshire, High Sheriff 1834, also High Sheriff Anglesey 1836, Denbighshire 1847 ; m. 7 Nov 1831 Mary, only sister of John Lloyd Wynne (qv) ; d. 18 Jan 1876.
EDWARDS, RICHARD SWYNFEN, son of Griffith Swynfen Edwards, London, tailor ; b. ; BB Mich.1747 (WAM 33779) ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 27 Oct 1748, aged 16 ; BA 1753 ; MA 1756 ; ordained deacon (Ely) 11 Jun 1756 (Ely) , priest (Chichester) 30 Jul 1758 (Chichester) ; Curate, Littleport, Cambs., 1756 ; of Burwash, Sussex (will proved PCC 29 Mar 1773).
EDWARDS, SAMUEL, son of Samuel Edwards, London (but described as of “Salop” in Cambridge matriculation records, see Venn, Al.Cant.) ; b. ; adm. ; probably Edwards in under school lists 1715, 1716 ; KS (aged 15) 1718 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1722, adm.pens. 25 May 1722, scholar 3 May 1723 ; 10th in “ordo” 1725/6 ; BA 1725/6 ; MA 1729 ; author, The Copernican System(poem), 1728. [note will of Rev.Samuel Edwards, Bozeat, Northants, proved PCC 2 Mar 1767 (father of William Gutteridge Edwards (qv)]
EDWARDS, SAMUEL BEDFORD, only surviving son of William Edwards (formerly Bedford), Newnham, Gloucs., Capt.EICS [presidency ?], and Mary Crowther ; b. 27 Jan 1799 ; adm. 15 Sep 1812 ; in school list Oct 1814 ; Magdalen Coll.Oxford, matr. 2 Feb 1818 ; of Arlesey, Bedfordshire ; JP Bedfordshire, High Sheriff 1825 ; m. 12 May 1823 Sophia, eldest dau. of John Hubbard, Stratford Grove, Essex, Russia merchant ; d. 8 Jan 1857.
EDWARDS, THOMAS, son of Henry Edwards, Wood Hall, Sutton, Suffolk, farmer, and Hannah Vertue ; b. 25 Dec 1810 ; adm. (G) 16 Oct 1822 ; at Addiscombe Coll. 1826-8 ; Cadet, EICS Bengal 1828 ; 2nd Lieut., Bengal Artillery 12 Jun 1828 ; Lieut., 17 Jan 1836 ; retired in England 10 Mar 1836 ; living in Ipswich, Suffolk 1881 (1881 Census) ; d. unm. 1 Jun 1891.
EDWARDS, WILBRAHAM TOLLEMACHE, son of Maj.Thomas Edwards, 6th Foot, and Judith, dau. of Col. Hon.Andrew Leslie [but check, since Leslie seems to have died unmarried] ; bapt. Devon 1772 [check]. ; adm. 23 Mar 1779 ; Ensign, 6th Foot 5 Jun 1783 ; Lieut., 2 Dec 1789 ; Capt., 2 Sep 1795 ; Maj., 9th Garrison Battalion 28 May 1807 ; 86th Foot 12 May 1808 ; Lieut.-Col., 64th Foot 8 Dec 1810 ; Bourbon Regt. 25 Jan 1812 ; 73rd Foot 5 Dec 1816 ; half-pay 1818 ; 17th Foot 12 Aug 1819 ; Brevet Col. 12 Aug 1819 ; Lieut.-Col., 14th Foot 2 Nov 1822 ; served in India ; m.1st, 24 Nov 1797 Henrietta, second dau. of Alexander Burrowes, , Kilconnel and Aghnlachan, co.Cavan, Ireland ; m.2nd, at Bombay, India, 30 Dec 1819 Rose Jane, dau. of Lieut.-Col.John Riddell, EICS Bombay ; d. 20 Jan 1826, from wounds received in attack on Bhurtpoor 18 Jan 1826.
EDWARDS, WILLIAM, of Middlesex, described as “cler.fil.” ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1620, matr.16 Nov 1621, aged 18, Westminster Student to 1631 ; BA 1624 ; MA 1627.
EDWARDS, WILLIAM BRUCE DALLAS, son of Rev.William Walter Edwards, Rector of St.Olave’s, Southwark, Surrey, and Flora Grace, dau. of John Peterhilip Grant Dallas, Inverness Terrace, Hyde Park, London, and Calcutta, India, merchant ; b. 8 May 1867 ; at Shrewsbury Sch. 1881-2 ; adm. (H) 22 Sep 1882 ; left Dec 1883 ; Associate, Royal Coll.Science, London ; Demonstrator in Science at the School Jan 1890 – Jul 1891 ; Assistant Superintendent, Geological Survey of India 1891-4 ; HM Inspector of Secondary Schools 1894-1927 ; m. 1 Jun 1911 Edith May, dau. of Frank William Trayler, Spalding, Lincs. ; d. Sep 1944.
EDWARDS, WILLIAM GUTTERIDGE, son of Rev.Samuel Edwards, Curate, Bozeat, Northants., and Mary, dau. of Bartin Gutteridge, Desborough, Northants. ; bapt. Bozeat, Northants. 11 Jun 1761 ; adm. 27 Jan 1776 ; Hertford Coll.Oxford, matr. 30 Apr 1779, aged 18 ; BA 1783 ; ordained deacon 26 Sep 1784 (Lincoln), priest 9 May 1790 (Dromore) ; Curate,to curacy of Wymington, Beds., 1784 ; Chaplain to his uncle Thomas Percy, Bishop of Dromore ; Chaplain, 5th Foot 21 Jun 1796 ; Vicar of Appledore, Kent, from 17 Nov 1807 ; m. 21 Mar 1793 his cousin Elizabeth, eldest dau. of John Edwards, Northampton, apothecary ; d.1826 (will proved PCC 14 Oct 1826).
EDYE, JOHN STONARD WILSON, son of John Edye MD MRCS, Exeter, Devon, and his second wife Frances Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Rev.John Savill, Minister of Independent Chapel, Colchester ; b. 22 Aug 1835 ; adm. 5 Feb 1848 (as John Wilson Edge) ; left Dec 1849 ; studied medicine at Exeter and St.Bartholomew’s Hospital ; MRCS 1859 ; LSA 1860 ; FRCS 1870 ; practising at Montevideo, Uruguay, from c.1878by 1878, still 1882 ; m. 1st, 22 Sep 1864 Jessie Emma, youngest dau. of John Tyrrell, County Court Judge ; m.2nd, 3 Dec 1889 Zenona Batista ; d. at Montevideo, Uruguay 7 Aug 1925.
EELBACK, —- ; b. ; in under school list 1729. [maybe Eelbeck, and if so a son of Henry Eelbeck, Westminster, schoolmaster]
EELES, CHARLES, brother of William Eeles (qv)son of Isaac Eeles, Amersham, Bucks., and Wilmington, Kent, and Sabina, dau. of Richard Lawrence ; b. 31 Dec 1785 (IGI) ; at school in Sep 1797 ; in school lists 1801, May 1803 ; left 1803 ; played cricket against Eton at Lords 8 Aug 1799, 31 Jul 1800 and 31 Jul 1801 ; Lincoln Coll.Oxford, matr. 10 Mar 1804, aged 18 ; Ensign, 89th Foot 31 Jul 1806 ; Lieut., 95th Foot 9 Mar 1808 ; Capt., 20 Jul 1814 ; half-pay 1814 ; served in Peninsular War ; wounded when skirmishing Oct 1810 ; killed at battle of Waterloo, unm., 18 Jun 1815.
EELES, ISAAC, brother of WilliamCharles Eeles (qv) ; b. ; at school Jan 1801 ; in school lists 1801, May and Oct 1803 ; of Fulham, Middlesex, on marriage ; m. 6 Jul 1820 Eliza, eldest dau. of Kender Mason, Beel House, Amersham, Bucks. [presumably Isaac Eeles, Clerk, Secretary’s Department, Victualling Office 9 May 1820 (also occurs 1815, 1822)] [perhaps m.1st, 23 Aug 1812 Elizabeth Campbell]
[EELES, WILLIAM, son of Isaac Eeles, Amersham, Bucks., and Wilmington, Kent, and Sabina, dau. of Richard Lawrenceelder brother of Charles Eeles (qv) ; b. 12 Oct 1782 (IGI) ; statedaid to have been educated at Westminster, i.e. under Vincent, by H.S.Eeles, Eeles Family Records, 1953, 78, as is indirectly confirmed by (J.Saunders), Saunders’ Portraits and Memoirs of Eminent Political Reformers, 1840, 78, where there is a reference to Eeles’s recollections as a “Westminster” ; Second Lieut., 95th Foot 12 Dec 1805 ; First Lieut., 17 Dec 1807 ; Adjutant 30 May 1811 ; Capt., 7 Dec 1813 ; brevet Maj., 18 Jun 1815 ; subsequently Lieut.-Col., 2nd battalion, Rifle Brigade22 Jul 1830 ; served on British expedition to Buenos Aires, in Peninsular War, in Netherlands and at Waterloo ; wounded on retreat to Corunna and in Netherlands in 1813 ; KH ; d. unm. 11 Oct 18371 Oct 1837].
EGERTON, —– ; b. ; in under school lists 1715,1716.
EGERTON, FRANCIS THOMAS, son of William Hayter, Newton Toney, Wilts., and Elizabeth, dau. of Scroop Egerton, Salisbury, Wilts. ; bapt.Newton Toney, Wilts. 23 Jun 1772 (IGI) ; adm.27 Feb 1782 ; Corpus Christi Coll.Oxford, matr. 6 May 1789, aged 17 ; assumed surname of Egerton in lieu of Hayter 13 Nov 1792 ; of Roche Court, Winterslow, Wilts. ; DL JP Wiltshire ; m. 1796 Elizabeth, eldest dau. of William Wyndham, Dinton, Wilts. ; d. 14 Apr 1861.
EGERTON, JOHN ; b. ; adm. Jun 1737 ; left 1741. [note John Egerton, son of John Egerton, Chester, Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr. 31 Mar 1742, aged 17 ; presumably John Egerton, elder son of John Egerton, Broxton, Cheshire, and Elizabeth, dau. of William Brock, Upton, bapt. 3 Jul 1724, m.1746 Anne, dau. of John Hughes, Halkin ; , d. ied 11 Jun 1762 (IGI)]
EGERTON, RICHARD, eldest son of Maj.-Gen.Caledon Richard Egerton, Col.89th Foot, and Margaret, third dau. of Alexander Cumming, St.Vincent, West Indies, plantation owner ; b. 10 Jul 1844 ; adm. 3 Jun 1858 ; QS May 1860 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1863, matr.27 May 1863 ; BA 1867 ; adm.Middle Temple 26 Apr 1866, called to bar 17 Nov 1869 ; equity draughtsman and conveyancer ; Resident Magistrate, St.Thomas in the East, Jamaica 1892 ; m. 21 Jun 1892 Caroline Mary, elder dau. of Rev.David Phillips Lewis, Rector of Llandrinio, Montgomeryshire ; d. at Mount Bay, Jamaica 6 Oct 1901.
EGERTON, THOMAS, 1ST EARL OF WILTON, second son of Sir Thomas Grey Egerton, Bart., MP, and Catherine, dau. of Rev.John Copley, Batley, Yorks., Rector of Thornhill and of Wakefield, Yorks. ; b. 14 May 1749 ; succ.father as 7th baronet 7 Aug 1756 ; at Manchester GS 1757 ; in school lists 1764 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 11 Feb 1767 ; MA 1769 ; MP Lancashire 4 Feb 1772-84 ; created Baron Grey de Wilton 15 May 1784 and Earl of Wilton 26 Jun 1801 ; Lieut.-Col. in Army 21 Jul 1779, during service with Royal Lancashire Volunteers, of which he was Lieut-Col.commanding from 5 Oct 1779 (and from 16 Oct 1794) ; travelling in Italy 1785, 1788 ; m. 12 Sep 1769 Eleanor, second dau. of Sir Ralph Assheton, Bart. ; d. 23 Sep 1814.
EGERTON, THOMAS, 2ND EARL OF WILTON, second son of Robert Grosvenor, 1st Marquis of Westminster (qv) ; b. 30 Dec 1799 ; adm. 18 Jun 1810 (Glover) ; in school list Oct 1814 ; succ. maternal grandfather as 2nd Earl of Wilton 23 Sep 1814 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 31 Oct 1817 ; DCL London 1834 ; assumed surname of Egerton in lieu of Grosvenor by royal licence 27 Nov 1821 ; taking Conservative whip in House of Lords by 1830 ; Lord Steward of the Household 1 Jan – Apr 1835 ; Privy Councillor 18 Feb 1835 ; GCH 1835 ; invested King of Saxony with Order of the Garter 1842 ; an ardent sportsman and accomplished musician ; his horse Wenlock won the St.Leger in 1872 ; Commodore, Royal Yacht Squadron, for several years ; author, Sports and Pursuits of the English as bearing on their national Character, 1868 ; m. 1st, 29 Nov 1821 Lady Mary Margaret Stanley, fourth dau. of Edward Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby PC ; m.2nd, 12 Sep 1863 Susan Isabella, only child of Maj. Freeman Elton Smith, Ilminster, Somerset, EICS Madras ; d. 7 Mar 1882.
EGERTON, SIR (WALTER) RALEIGH GILBERT, third son of Sir Robert Eyles Egerton KCSI CIE, Bengal Civil Service, Lieut.-Gov. Punjab, and his first wife Mary Warren, dau. of Capt.William Hickey, EICS Bengal, and niece of Lieut.-Gen.Sir Walter Raleigh Gilbert, Bart., GCB, Bengal Army (previously EICS Bengal) ; b. 25 Sep 1860 ; adm. as exhibitioner (G) 4 Jun 1874 ; QS 1875 ; left May 1877 ; RMC Sandhurst 1878-9 ; 2nd Lieut., 17th Foot 13 Aug 1879 ; Lieut., Leicestershire Regt. 19 Feb 1881 ; Bengal Staff Corps 1 Nov 1881 ; Capt., Indian Staff Corps 13 Aug 1890 ; Brevet Maj., 18 Nov 1896 ; Indian Army 13 Aug 1899 ; Lieut.-Col., Indian Army 13 Aug 1905 ; Col., 6 Jun 1907 ; temp. Brig.-Gen., 14 Nov 1911 – 13 Nov 1914 ; Brigade Commander, Ferozepore 14 Nov 1911 – 14 Sep 1914 and on Western Front in France 15 Sep 1914 – 16 Nov 1916 ; Maj.-Gen., 14 Nov 1914 ; Lieut.-Gen., 27 Aug 1917 ; retired 1 Apr 1920 ; ADC to Lieut.-Gov.Punjab 1897-9 ; Assistant Adjutant-Gen., India 1900-3 ; served in Hazara expedition 1888, Isazai expedition 1892, Waziristan 1894-5, Chitral 1895, Dongola expedition 1896, Waziristan 1901-2. and in Great War in France and Mesopotamia ; mentioned in despatches LG 8 Aug 1902, 17 Feb 1915, 1 Jan 1916, 19 Oct 1916, 15 Aug 1917, 27 Aug 1918, 1 Feb and 5 Jun 1919 ; CB 14 Jun 1912 ; KCB 3 Jun 1916 ; KCIE 25 Aug 1917 ; Order of Karageorge (Serbia), 2nd cl. with swords 1916 ; Busby Trustee from May 1927 ; m. 1st, 22 Aug 1894 Bridget Watson, eldest dau. of Watson Askew-Robertson (previously Askew), Pallinsburn House, Ford, Northumberland, landowner ; m. 2nd, 21 Mar 1903 Maude Helen, only dau. of Sir George Rendlesham Prescott, Bart. ; d. 2 May 1931.
EGERTON, WILLIAM ; b. ; Min.Can.1636. [Note William Egerton, son of Sir Ralph Egerton, Kt, Betley, Staffs., and Frances, dau. of Sir John Harrington, Kt, Kelston, Somerset ; bapt.Betley, Staffs. 12 Dec 1622 (IGI) ; Trinity Coll.Oxford, matr. Sep 1640, aged 17]
EGLESFELD, RICHARD ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1542-4 (Chapter Muniments).
EGLIONBY, see also AGLIONBY.
EGLIONBY, (DAN)IEL or (NATHAN)IEL, son of George Eglionby, Cumberland ; b. ; at school by Jun 1654 , aged 14 (WAM 43112, only the letters “iel” of Christian name being present). [perhaps son of George Aglionby (qv)]
EGMONT, EARL OF, see PERCEVAL, JOHN, 1ST EARL OF EGMONT (I).
EGREMONT, EARLS OF, see WYNDHAM.
ELERS, PETER, younger son of George Elers, Chelsea, Middlesex, attorney, and Mary, dau. of Peter Charon ; b. 1 Jan 1758 ; adm. 8 Apr 1771 ; left Whitsun 1775 ; Sidney Sussex Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 27 Jun 1775, matr. Lent 1776, scholar ; BA 1779 ; MA 1782 ; Fellow, Sidney Sussex Coll. ; ordained deacon (Coventry and Lichfield) 10 Jun 1781 (Lichfield & Coventry), priest 24 Mar 1782 (Ely) ; held various curacies ; Rector of Rishangles, Suffolk, from 7 May 1787 ; Rector of Addington, Surrey, from 13 Apr 1805 ; Domestic Chaplain to William, Duke of Clarence (afterwards William IV) ; d.unm. 7 Nov 1820.
ELES, JOHN ; b. ; adm. ; BB 1674-5 (Chapter Muniments 33708-9).
ELGIN, EARL OF, see BRUCE, THOMAS, 7TH EARL OF ELGIN AND 11TH EARL OF KINCARDINE (S).
ELIOT, see also ELLIOT and ELLIOTT.
ELIOT, EDWARD GRANVILLE, 3RD EARL OF ST.GERMANS, only son of William Eliot, 2nd Earl of St.Germans, and his first wife Lady Georgiana Augusta Leveson-Gower, fourth dau. of Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquis of Stafford (qv) ; b. 29 Aug 1798 ; adm. 3 Feb 1809 ; left 1811 ; styled Lord Eliot 1823-45to 1845 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 13 Dec 1815 ; attaché, The Hague ; Secretary to Legation, Madrid 21 Nov 18211823, Lisbon 1824 ; MP Liskeard Jan 1824-32, East Cornwall (Cons) 1837- 19 Jan 1845 ; a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury Apr 1827 -– Nov 1830 ; Envoy Extraordinary to Spain Mar – May 18351834, where he persuadedinduced the Royalists and Carlists to signmake the “Eliot Convention” for the humaner treatment of their prisoners ; Chief Secretary for Ireland Sep 1841 – Jan 1845 ; Privy Councillor 3 Sep 1841 ; Postmaster-General Jan – Jul 1846 ; although a Conservative politician up to 1846, he followed Sir Robert Peel over the abolition of the Corn Laws and held office under subsequent Peelite and Liberal Prime Ministers ; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland Dec 1852- Feb 1855 ; Lord Steward of the Household 1857-8, 1859-66 ; GCB 24 Jan 1857 ; DL Cornwall 1841 ; Hon.LLD Trinity Coll.Dublin 20 Nov 1841 ; m. 2 Sep 1824 Lady Jemima Cornwallis, third dau. of Charles Cornwallis, 2nd Marquis Cornwallis ; d. 7 Oct 1877. ODNB.
ELIOT, GRANVILLE, COMTE DE MORANGE, only son of Maj.-Gen.Roger Eliot, Governor of Gibraltar, and Charlotte, dau. of William Elliot of Wells, near Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, and London, lace merchant ; b. 7 Oct 1713 ; adm. Feb 1724/5 ; went to Dr Dunster’s Academy, Little Marlborough Street, London 1727 ; Univ.Groningen 1730-2, where he studied law ; Chamberlain to Elector Palatine 1735 ; created Comte de Morange 28 Mar 1736 ; Maj.-Gen. of Cavalry in Elector’s Service 22 Apr 1745 ; Lieut.-Gen. 24 Jun 1746 ; Lieut.-Gen. of Cavalry, Netherlands Army 2 Nov 1748 ; Col. in Halket’s Regt., Scotch Brigade of Netherlands Army, 16 Feb 1758 ; Maj.-Gen. in British Army and Col., 61st Foot, from 21 Apr 1758 ; served on staff in expedition to St.Malo Aug 1758 ; commanded a brigade of cavalry under Marquis of Granby at battle of Minden 1 Aug 1759 ; by his advice the use of light cavalry was introduced into the British Army ; m. 1st, 1735 (IGI) Jeanne Thérèse du Hau, Comtesse de Montigny, Maid of Honour to Duchess of Lorraine, and dau. of Philippe du Hau, Comte de Montigny, Chamberlain to Duke of Lorraine ; m.2nd, 3 Sep 1750 (IGI) Elizabeth, dau. of William Duckett, Hartham, Wilts., Col. 2nd Troop, Horse Grenadier Guards ; d. in Germany while on active service 10 Oct 1759.
ELIOT, RICHARD, second son of Rev.Edward Eliot, Vicar of Norton Bavant, Wilts., and Prebendary of Salisbury, sometime Archdeacon of Barbados, and Elizabeth Kyd, dau. of John Brathwaite Skeete (qv) ; b. 6 Apr 1831 ; adm. (G) 7 Jan 1844 ; QS 1845 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1849, matr.31 May 1849, Westminster Student (at death) ; BA 1853 ; MA 1856 ; ordained deacon Dec 1857 (Oxford) ; Curate, Tadmarton, Oxfordshire ; d. 14 May 1862.
ELLERSHAW, ARTHUR, son of Rev.John Ellershaw, Rector of Chew Stoke, Somerset, and Elizabeth Caroline, dau. of Lieut.-Col.William Pilsworth, Leeds, Staff Officer of Pensioners ; b. 27 Feb 1869 ; adm. (G) 23 Sep 1880 ; Min.Can.1883 ; left May 1885 ; RMA Woolwich, Gentleman Cadet 28 Aug 1886 ; 2nd Lieut., Royal Artillery 27 Jul 1888 ; Lieut., 27 Jul 1891 ; Capt., 1 Mar 1899 ; Maj., 8 May 1909 ; Lieut.-Col., 9 Apr 1916 ; acting Brig.-Gen., 1917-9 ; Col., 1 Jan 1921 ; retired as Brig.-Gen., 1925 ; served North West Frontier, India 1897-8, with Natal Field Force in South African War 1900 (severely wounded), Aden expedition 1903-4, and 1914-8 War ; commanded 111th Heavy Battery with 111th Division in Flanders 1914-5, 46th Heavy Artillery Brigade in France 1916, Heavy Artillery 1st Corps 1917, 8th Corps Feb – Jun 1918, 6th Corps Jun 1918 – Nov 1919 in France and Flanders ; mentioned in despartches LG 17 Feb 1915, 22 Jun 1915, 4 Jan 1917, 11 Dec 1917, 20 Dec 1918 ; DSO 3 Jun 1915 ; CMG 1 Jan 1918 ; CB 1 Jan 1919 ; French Croix de Guerre ; m. 4 Nov 1926 Nora Mary, younger dau. of John Thomas .T. Middleton, Woking, Surrey, managing director, Walter Scott & Middleton Ltd, civil engineering contractors ; d. 16 Jul 1929.
ELLETSON, JEREMIAH ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Feb 1719/20. [probably Jeremiah Tillie Elletson, son of Richard Elletson, St.Andrew’s parish, Jamaica, and Susannah Tillie, niece of Sir James Tillie, Kt, Pentillie, Cornwall]
ELLICE, PETER, son of Robert Ellice, Wrexham, Denbighshire, and Mary Vaughan, Bronheaulog, Llanfair Talhaiiarn, Denbighshire ; b. 16 Aug 1712 ; in school lists 1727/8 (sixth form), 1729 ; Jesus Coll.Oxford, matr. 17 Feb 1729/30, aged 17 ; BA 1733 ; MA 1736 ; BD 1743 ; Fellow of Jesus Coll. 1734-62 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 12 Feb 1727/8 ; ordained deacon 19 Jun 1736, priest 5 Jun 1737 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Letchworth, Herts., from 17 Mar 1749 ; Rector of Knebworth, Herts., from 21 July 1760 ; d. 24 Jan 1788.
ELLIOT, —– ; b. ; in school list 1731.
ELLIOT, ALEXANDER KYNYNMOUND, third son of Right Hon.Sir Gilbert Elliot, Bart., PC MP, Treasurer of the Navy, advocate, and Agnes, dau. of Hugh Dalrymple-Murray-Kynynmound, Melgund, Forfarshire, advocate ; b. 8 Apr 1754 ; adm. 3 Feb 1769 ; left Whitsun 1770 ; Writer, EICS Bengal 1770 ; arrived in India 22 Jul 1771 ; assistant to Collector, Rockimpore 1772 ; Head Assistant, Registrar of Suddur Dewanneee Adawlut 1774 ; Superintendent, Khalsa Records 1775 ; Factor, with same duties 1777 ; d. at Semra, Sarangarh state, Central India 12 Sep 1778. A monument to him was erected by Warren Hastings (qv) (see Life and Letters of Sir Gilbert Elliot, i, 31).
ELLIOT, EDWARD, son of Charles Elliot, St.Martin in the Fields, Westminster, and Elizabeth — (IGI) ; bapt.St.Martin in the Fields 28 Feb 1719 (IGI) ; adm. (aged 13) Jan 1730/1 ; left 1734 ; apprenticed to James Worsdale, portrait painter, Westminster 28 Feb 1734/5.
ELLIOT, RICHARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Sep 1728 ; in school list 1731.
ELLIOT, ROBERT, brother of Alexander Kynynmound Elliot (qv) ; b. 4 Apr 1755 ; adm. 23 Apr 1772 ; left Christmas 1773 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 10 Jan 1774, Canoneer Student 15 Dec 1774 – void 14 Apr 1781 ; BA 1778 ; ordained deacon 24 Jun 1778, priest 21 May 1780 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Wheldrake, Yorks., from 7 Aug 1780 ; Rector of Huggate, Yorks., from 16 Jul 1798 ; m. 9 Apr 1788 Mary, dau. of Rev.Edmund Garforth, Askham, Yorks. ; d. at Edinburgh 6 Oct 1824.
ELLIOT, ROBERT JAMES MITCHELL, eighth son of John.Elliot, Pimlico Lodge, Westminster, porter brewer, and [check] Eliza, younger dau. of John Coakley Lettsom MD LRCP FRS FSA, Grove Hill, Camberwell, Kent, medical practitioner ; b. 17 Feb 1826 ; adm. 26 Jan 1838 ; at Haileybury Coll.1843 ; Cadet, EICS Madras 1844 ; Cornet, 29 Jun 1844 ; 6th Light Cavalry 29 Oct 1844 ; Lieut., 8 May 1849 ; d. at Cuddapah, Madras 5 Feb 1850.
ELLIOT, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 16) Apr 1743 ; left 1744 ; evidently “Elliot” referred to in a letter of condolence on the death of Archibald Hamilton (qv) written by Sir Charles Hotham, Bart. (qv), to Frederick Hamilton (qv), 5 Jun 1744, so not improbably of the same social class as they were.
ELLIOTT, —– ; b. ; in school lists 1729, 1731, Jan 1732/3, Aug 1733.
ELLIS, see also ELES, ELLICE and ELLYES.
ELLIS, —- ; b. ; adm. ; a pensioner 1565-6 (tutor, the Dean).
ELLIS, —— ; b. ; in school list 1754.
ELLIS, —— ; b. ; in school list 1754.
ELLIS, ALFRED WILLIAM, brother of Henry John Ellis (qv) ; b. 23 Dec 1856 ; adm. 27 May 1869 ; left Christmas 1871 ; emigrated to New Zealand ; living at Karangahake, New Zealand, in 1897, establishing the Goldfields Advocate newspaper there ; living 1906 ; m. 30 Jun 1877 Alice Susan, dau. of Richard James Cox (IGI), Brewer Street, London, jeweller..
ELLIS, C. ; in school list May 1803 ; left 1803.
ELLIS, C. ; in school lists May 1803, Oct 1803. [Probably = Charles Willatts Ellis (qv)]
ELLIS, CARTERET JOHN WILLIAM, eldest son of John Ellis (adm.1788, qv) ; b. 11 Sep 1805 ; adm. 27 Jan 1813 ; Min.Can.1818 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens.15 Jan 1822, matr.Lent 1822 ; BA 1826 ; MA 1831 ; adm.Middle Temple 4 Nov 1824, called to bar 3 May 1839 ; contested Bodmin (Whig) 1837 ; of Sennen, Cornwall ; DL JP Cornwall ; author, A Lecture on National Education, 1853 ; m. 6 Jul 1831 Emily, youngest dau. of Isaac Railton, Manor House, Caldbeck, Cumberland ; d. 4 Oct 1858.
ELLIS, CHARLES, youngest brother of John Ellis (adm.1660, qv) ; b. ; adm. ; BB 1676 ; KS 1677 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1681, adm.pens. May 1681, aged 18, scholar 1682 ; BA 1684/5 ; MA 1688 ; Fellow of Christ’s Coll.Cambridge., appointed before 30 Sep 1686, ceased to reside 1691, Junior Dean and Catechist 1687, Bunting preacher 1689 ; ordained deacon 22 May 1687, priest 29 May 1687 (both Lincoln) ; Chaplain to Earl of Pembroke ; the news of his death at Vienna, where he had gone as travelling tutor to a son of Sir Lambert — Blackwell, reached Rome by 12 Mar 1699/1700.
ELLIS, CHARLES WILLATTS, only son of Rev.Thomas Ellis, Vicar of Great Milton, Oxfordshire, and his first wife Catherine, dau. of Thomas Willatts, Kidmore House, Oxfordshire ; bapt.St.Mary, Reading, Berks. 3 May 1790 (IGI) ; adm. ; Min.Can. (aged 14) 1804 ; left 1807 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.22 Oct 1807 ; BA 1811 ; MA 1814 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 9 Nov 1814, called to bar 21 Nov 1817 ; equity draughtsman ; author, A Ttreatise on the Law of Debtor and Creditor, 1822, and other legal works ; m. 2 Aug 1825 Mary, second dau. of William Peath Litt, Liverpool, merchant ; d. 17 Jul 1868.
ELLIS, DOUGLAS UTHER, brother of William Ashton Ellis (qv) ; b. 26 Aug 1859 ; adm. 26 Jan 1872 (H) ; left Aug 1875 ; “mechanical engineer” (1881 Census) ; m. [marriage registered Hastings first quarter 1896] ; death registered Fulham third quarter 1898, aged 38.
ELLIS, EDWARD, son of Henry Ellis, Enfield, Middlesex, and Frances Palmer, Enfield, Middlesex ; bapt. 17 Aug 1711 ; in school list 1729 ; Emmanuel Coll.Cambridge, adm.sizar 13 May 1731 ; BA 1734/5 ; ordained deacon 27 Apr 1735 (Llandaff), priest (Norwich) 18 Jul 1736 (Norwich) ; an Evangelical clergyman who enjoyed patronage from Selina, Countess of Huntingdon, and her family ; Rector of Markfield, Leics., 2 Sep 1737 – Mar 1748/9 ; Rector of Osgathorpe, Leics., 1 Apr 1749-64 ; Vicar of Ledsham, Yorks., 18 Aug 1764 – Jun 1770 ; Rector of Leake, Notts., from 12 Jun 1770 ; d. 17 Mar 1795, aged 83.
ELLIS, EDWARD, brother of John Gerrard Ellis (qv) ; b. 23 Mar 1785 ; adm. ; KS 1799 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1803, matr. 23 May 1803, Westminster Student (still 1814) ; BA 1807 ; MA 1809 ; an Usher at the School 1806-14, Under Master 1814 – 3 Aug 1821, when he resigned owing to ill health ; ordained deacon 24 Dec 1809, priest 25 Mar 1810 (both York) ; Vicar of Chippenham, Wilts., from 21 Dec 1815 ; m. 4 Jan 1816 Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Rev.John Russell, Rector of Helmdon, Northants. ; d. 9 Sep 1823.
ELLIS, EDWARD RADCLYFFE, son of Rev.Arthur Ayres Ellis, Vicar of Stotfold, Beds., and Harriet Elizabeth, dau. of Henry George Radclyffe, Islington [silversmith ?] ; b. 27 Jun 1865 ; adm. as QS 20 Oct 1879 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge (with Triplett) 1884, adm.pens.8 Mar 1884, matr.Mich.1884 ; BA 1887 ; MA 1891 ; ordained deacon 1888, priest 1889 (both Rochester) ; Assistant Master and Chaplain, Cheam School, Surrey, and Curate, West Cheam 1888-97 ; Curate, St.Stephen’s, Portland Town, London 1897-1900 ; Lecturer, Bolton Parish Church, Lancs., 1900-10 ; Rector of Norris Bank, Lancs., 1910-21 ; Vicar of Heversham, Westmorland 1921-39 ; m. 24 Jan 1901 Agnes Mary, youngest dau. of George Thomas Parkinson LRCS, Bath, Somerset, afterwards of Fellows Road, Hampstead, Middlesex, dentist ; death registered Taunton first quarter 1949, aged 83 [check].
ELLIS, ERNEST CHARLES, brother of William Ashton Ellis (qv) ; b. 16 May 1854 ; adm. 26 Jan 1866 ; left May 1871 ; articled to Charles Cydwelyn Ellis, solicitor ; adm.solicitor Mar 1881 ; practised in Lincoln’s Inn Fields and at Hampton, Middlesex ; buried Teddington Cemetery, Surrey, 12 May d.1921..
ELLIS, FREDERICK ADAMS, brother of Carteret John Williams Ellis (qv) ; b. 15 Nov 1807 ; adm. 19 Jun 1815 ; left Christmas 1818 ; entered Royal Navy 1826 ; Lieut., 20 Jan 1836 ; Commander 9 Jan 1846 ; d. on board SS Northam 6 Jul 1864.
ELLIS, FREDERICK EDWARD, brother of Henry John Ellis (qv) ; b. 5 Feb 1853 ; adm. 25 Sep 1862 ; QS 1867 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1871, adm.pens. 14 Jun 1871, but did not reside ; temp.clerk, Librarian’s Office, Foreign Office 22 Jul 1872 ; clerk in Chief Clerk’s Department 15 May 1873, 2nd cl.Clerk 1 Dec 1882, 1st cl.Clerk 18 Oct 1888, retired on pension 1 Aug 1913 ; re-employed as temp.clerk 1 Jan 1917 ;. [unm. in 1881] ; d. 15 Jun 1924.
ELLIS, GEORGE, son of James Ellis (qv) ; b. 31 Oct 1761 ; adm. 29 Apr 1772 ; left 1777 ; a solicitor ; in practice in Abingdon Street, Westminster (Law List 1822) ; m. 8 Sep 1789 Sophia —, widow of James — Alexander, Abingdon Street, Westminster, and dau. of Capt.Thomas Durell, Royal Navy ; d. 16 Sep 1831.
ELLIS, HENRY JOHN, eldest son of Frederick Charles Ellis, Mortlake, Surrey, 2nd Class Clerk, civil servantPaymaster-General’s Office, and Lucy Ellen, sister of Henry William Bidwell (qv) ; grandson of Sir Henry Ellis, Principal Librarian, British Museum ; b. 6 Jun 1851 ; adm. 27 Sep 1861 ; QS 1866 ; left May 1868 ; employed Manuscripts Department, British Museum May 1872 – Aug 1912, latterly as First Class Assistant ; m. 9 Jan 1896 Margaret Caroline, eldest dau. of Roger Leigh MP, Barham Court, Maidstone, Kent ; d. 3 Jan 1926.
ELLIS, JAMES, illegitimate son of Charles Streater Ellis, Sennen, Penzance, Cornwall ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Jul 1744 ; left 1747 ; apprenticed 30 Jan 1749 to Edmund Burton, New Palace Yard, Westminster, attorney ; adm.attorney in Common Pleas 4 Nov 1755 ; of North Street, Westminster ; m.1757 Mary, dau. of Capt. — Harris, Pembrokeshire ; d. 24 Nov c.1794.
ELLIS, JOHN, eldest son of Rev.John Ellis, Rector of Waddesdon, Bucks., and Susannah, dau. of William Welbore, Cambridge, draper ; b. ; adm. ; KS (aged 14) 1660 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1664, matr. 22 Jul 1664, Westminster Student 30 Dec 1664-81, Faculty Student from 1681 ; BA 1668 ; MA 1672 (both degrees in College Act Book, not in University records) ; employed in Secretary of State’s Office and State Paper Office 1672-4 ; Secretary to Sir Leoline Jenkins at Conference of Nijmegen Dec 1675 -– Sep 1677 ; Secretary to Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory 1678-80 and to James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde 1680-2 ; Secretary to Commissioners of Revenue, Ireland Oct 1682 -– Jan 1688/9 ; Secretary to 2nd Duke of Ormonde 1689-91 ; a Commissioner of Transports Feb 1690/1 – May 16951691-5 ; Under Secretary of State May 1695 – May 1705 ; Comptroller of the Mint 23 May 1701 -– Jun 1711 ; MP Harwich 1702-8 ; two volumes of his correspondence for the years 1686-8 were edited by George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover (qv) ; at the time of his death he had been a Student of Christ Church for over seventy-three years ; d.unm. 8 Jul 1738. ODNB.
ELLIS, JOHN, son of James Ellis (qv) ; b. 13 Oct 1777 ; adm. 26 Sep 1788 ; “a member of the English bar” (M.I.Sennen) [not Inner Temple, probably not Grays Inn or Middle Temple, check Lincoln’s Inn][barrister] ; of Sennen, Cornwall ; JP Cornwall ; m. 21 Feb 1803 Harriet, dau. of John Buckmaster, Windsor Castle Estate, Jamaica ; d. at Boulogne, France 20 Dec 1831.
ELLIS, JOHN GERRARD, eldest son of Rev.John Ellis, Vicar of Strensall, Yorks,, and Prebendary of York and Ripon, and Philippa, dau. of Thomas Salter (adm.1720, qv) ; bapt. 17 Jun 1783 ; adm. 22 Feb 1797 (Clapham) ; KS (aged 14) 1797 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1801, matr. 15 May 1801, Westminster Student ; BA 1806 ; MA 1808 ; ; of Strensall, Yorks. ; d. 10 Dec 1824.
ELLIS, PHILIP (in religion, MICHAEL), brother of John Ellis (KS 1660, qv) ; b. 8 Sep 1652 ; adm. ; KS 1667 ; a Roman Catholic convert ; professed as Benedictine monk at Douai 30 Nov 1670 ; ordained ; a missionary priest in England ; Chaplain to James II ; Vicar Apostolic of Western division of England 30 Jan 1687/8 ; consecrated Bishop of Aureliopolis (in partibus) at Chapel Royal, St.James’s, 6 May 1688 ; arrested and imprisoned in Newgate at outbreakl of revolution of 1688, but soon afterwards released and went abroad ; living in Rome by 1693 ; not being able to discharge his duties as Vicar Apostolic, he resigned c.1705 ; Bishop of Segni, Italy, from 3 Oct 1708 ; d. unm. at Segni 16 Nov 1726. ODNB.
ELLIS, RALPH ARTHUR FREDERICK WILLIAM, eldest surviving son of Carteret John William Ellis (qv) ; b. Belgium 3 Aug 1833 ; adm. 29 Jan 1847 ; left Christmas 1847 ; at Addiscombe Coll. 1849-50 ; Cadet, EICS Bengal 1850 ; Ensign, unattached 9 Dec 1850 ; 56th Bengal Native Infantry 5 Mar 1851 ; 18th Native Infantry 28 May 1852 ; Lieut., 24 Oct 1854 ; retired 9 Jun 1858 ; m. 1st, 2 Feb 1869 Caroline Alice, widow of Lieut. Edward Stevenson, 3rd Bengal European Regt. ; m. 2nd, 2 Feb 1878 Augusta Ella Mary Anne, second dau. of William Charles Clifford Bramwell, Oxford, architect ; d. 28 Jan 1915. [first wife perhaps Caroline Alicia Addison, who m. 9 Nov 1861 Edward Stevenson (IGI)]
ELLIS, REGINALD HENRY UTHER, brother of William Ashton Ellis (qv) ; b. 13 Dec 1857 ; adm. 26 Jan 1871 ; left Christmas 1874 ; “clerk” (1881 Census) ; mineral water manufacturer ; d.1926 (death registered Epsom fourth quarter 1926, aged 68).. [Russell Barker & Stenning incorrectly state that his father was Rev.Edward Ellis, Park Crescent, Regent’s Park]
ELLIS, SAMUEL, brother of John Ellis (KS 1660, qv) ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1665 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 21 May 1669 ; Marshal, Court of the King’s Bench Jun 1688 ; fled from England at the revolution of 1688.
ELLIS, THOMAS ; b. ; adm. ; QS ; failed to obtain his election to either University 1598 ; probably Thomas Ellis, London, “arm.”, who was a Canoneer Student at Christ Church, Oxford 1598-1603, matr. 16 Feb 1598/9, aged 18 ; BA 1602.
ELLIS, THOMAS, son of John Ellis, Glanywern, Mochdre, Montgomeryshire, and Llandrillo-yn-Rhos, Denbighshire, and his first wife Dorothy, dau. of John Lloyd, Pontruffydd, Denbighshire ; b. ; adm. Jul 1752 (in school list 1752 as Ellis, Christian name not stated) ; KS (aged 15) 1753 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1757, adm.pens. 15 Jun 1757, matr. Mich.1757 ; d. 12 Mar 1759. Buried Trinity Coll.Chapel.
ELLIS, WELBORE, brother of John Ellis (KS 1660, qv) ; bapt.Waddesdon, Bucks. 14 Apr 1661 (IGI) ; adm. ; BB 1671 ; KS 1676 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1680, matr. 17 Dec 1680, aged 18, Westminster Student 18 Dec 1680 – void 1705, Tutor 1688-92, Junior Censor 1692 ; BA 1684 ; MA 1687 ; BD and DD 1697 ; DD Trinity Coll.Dublin 1732 ; ordained deacon 10 Jun 1688 , priest 26 May 1689 (both Sodor & Man for , lit.dim. from Oxford) ; Chaplain, 2nd Troop, Life Guards 10 Apr 1693 ; Prebendary of Winchester 4 Nov 1696-1705 ; Rector of St.Peter, Northampton Jul 1702 – Nov 1706 ; Domestic Chaplain to James, 2nd Duke of Ormonde ; consecrated Bishop of Kildare 11 Nov 1705 ; Dean of Christ Church, Dublin Nov 1705 – Mar 1731 ; translated to Meath 13 Mar 1731 ; Privy Councillor (I) 28 Jun 1731 ; m. 20 Jul 1706 Diana, dau. of Sir John Briscoe, Kt, Amberley Castle, Sussex, and Boughton, Northants. ; d. 1 Jan 1733/4. ODNB.
ELLIS, WELBORE, 1ST BARON MENDIP, younger son of Welbore Ellis (qv) ; b. 15 Dec 1713 ; adm. Jul 1727 ; KS (Capt.) 1728 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1732, matr.15 Jun 1732, Westminster Student 29 Dec 1732 – resignation 25 Apr 1739 ; BA 1736 ; DCL 7 Jul 1773 ; inherited fortune of his uncle John Ellis (KS 1660, qv) in 1738 ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1739-40 ; MP Cricklade 24 Dec 1741-7, Weymouth 1747-61, Aylesbury 1761-8, Petersfield 1768-74, Weymouth 1774-90, Petersfield 29 Apr 1791- 13 Aug 1794 ; an active and useful member of the House of Commons ; a Lord of the Admiralty Jun 1747 -– Dec 1755 ; Vice-Treasurer for Ireland 1755-62 ; Privy Councillor 20 Mar 1760 ; Secretary at War 1762-5 ; Vice-Treasurer of Ireland (again) 1765-6, 1770-7 ; Treasurer of the Navy 12 Jun 1777 – Apr 1782 ; Secretary of State for the American Colonies 11 Feb – Mar 1782 ; created Baron Mendip 13 Aug 1794, with special remainder to his great-nephew Henry Welbore Agar-Ellis, 2nd Viscount Clifden (qv) ; member, Society of Dilettanti 1740/1 ; FRS 20 Jun 1745 ; Sloane family Trustee, of the British Museum, from 1780 ; Busby Trustee 25 Mar 1777 ; was accustomed to boast of having slept both in the Old Dormitory and in the New Dormitory ; m. 1st, 18 Nov 1747 Elizabeth, only dau. of Hon.Sir William Stanhope KB MP ; m.2nd, 20 Jul 1765 Anne, eldest dau. of George Stanley, Paultons, Hampshire ; d. 2 Feb 1802. Buried in North Transept, Westminster Abbery. ODNB.
ELLIS, SIR WILLIAM, brother of John Ellis (KS 1660, qv) ; b. ; adm. ; KS (aged 14) 1661 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1665, matr. 14 Jul 1665, Westminster Student 19 Dec 1665 – deprived 17 Dec 1670 for accepting Cambridge degree before first having obtained a grace in his own college ; BA 1669 ; MA Cambridge 1671 ; adm.Middle Temple 27 Nov 1673 ; Customer, Comptroller and Searcher for provinces of Leinster and Munster, 25 Jun 1678 (post held jointly with his brother Welbore Ellis, qv) ; a Commissioner of Revenue, Ireland, 6 Feb 1678/9 ; Surveyor-General of Ordnance (I) 5 Jul 1682 ; Secretary to Earl of Tyrconnel, Lord Lieut.Ireland 1686 ; knighted at Dublin 1688 ; Secretary at War (I) 31 Jan 1688/9 ; Privy Councillor (I) 1690 (a creation by James II) ; MP (I) St.Johnstown 1689 ; attainted of high treason 11 May 1691 ; Secretary to James II in exile at St.Germain ; Treasurer to Jacobite Court in Rome from c.1717 ; Secretary to James III (the Old Pretender) from 1727 ; d. at Rome 16 Aug 1732. ODNB. [perhaps LLD Trinity Coll.Dublin 1681]
ELLIS, WILLIAM, son of James Ellis (qv) ; b. 20 Oct 1760 ; adm.12 Jun 1770 ; KS (aged 13) 1773 ; Capt.of the School 1778 ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1779, adm.pens.2 Jun 1779, scholar 7 Apr 1780, matr.Mich.1779 ; migrated to Trinity Hall 26 Mar 1781 ; LLB 1787 ; ordained deacon 15 Jun 1783, priest 21 Sep 1786 (both Lincoln) ; Minister, Portman Chapel ; Rector of Charlwood, Surrey, for some months in 1792 [but check] ; Perpetual Curate of Thames Ditton, Surrey, from 11 Nov 1791 ; ; Perpetual CurateRector of East Molesey, Surrey, from 27 Jan 1797 ; m.1st, 25 Feb 1786 Caroline, dau. of William Attwick, Gosport, Hampshire, ironmonger ; m.2nd, 29 Dec 1823 Sarah Walter, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey ; d. 1 Nov 1834.
ELLIS, WILLIAM ; b. ; at school 1800 ; in school lists 1801, May and Oct 1803.
ELLIS, WILLIAM ASHTON, son of Robert Ellis MRCS LSA, Sloane Street, London, and Mary Ann Eliza, dau. of Charles Bagley Uther, gunmaker, firm Alexander Forsyth & Co ; b. 20 Aug 1852 ; adm. 26 Jan 1865 ; QS 1867 ; left Dec 1870 ; St.George’s Hospital ; MRCS 1876, LRCP 1878 ; Resident Medical Officer, Western Dispensary, Rochester Row, Westminster ; edited The Meister(quarterly journal of the Wagner Society) and translated Wagner’s prose works, 1892 ; d. unm. 2 Jan 1919.
ELLIS, WILLIAM MAY, only son of Rev.Thomas Ellis, Vicar of Great Milton, Oxfordshire, and his second wife Mary, dau. of William May, Buryfield, Berks., farmer ; half-brother of Charles Willatts Ellis (qv) ; b. 16 Jan 1804 ; adm. 16 Sep 1816 ; Min.Can.1818 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.16 Oct 1821 ; BA 1825 ; MA 1829 ; ordained deacon 11 Mar 1827 (Lincoln), priest 1 Jun 1828 (Oxford) ; Curate, Great Milton, Oxfordshire 1827, Ickford, Bucks., 18328 ; Rector of Ickford, Bucks., from 25 Jul 1838 ; m. 20 Sep 1831 Eliza, youngest dau. of Rev. John Charles Townsend, Rector of Ickford, Bucks ; d. 21 Jul 1846.
ELLIS, WILLIAM THOMAS, brother of John Gerrard Ellis (qv) ; b. 24 May 1787 ; adm. ; KS 1801 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1805, adm.pens.27 May 1805, scholar 18 Apr 1806, matr.Mich.1805 ; BA 1809 ; MA 1813 ; ordained deacon 21 Apr 1811 (Exeter, lit.dim. from York), priest 21 Jul 1811 (York) ; Master, Wye GS, Kent 1812-9 ; Perpetual Curate of Wye, Kent 16 Dec 1812 – res 1817 ; m. ; d. 21 Jan 1857.
[apparently m. …, dau. of Sheriff Brown, York]
ELLISON, CHRISTOPHER, brother of Richard Ellison (qv) ; b. 25 Feb 1813 ; adm. 7 Oct 1824 ; Ensign, 88th Foot 30 Apr 1833 ; Lieut., 24 Feb 1838 ; Capt., 21 Feb 1840 ; d. 1 Dec 1840.
ELLISON, CUTHBERT EDWARD, brother of George Thomas Ellison (qv) ; b. 29 Nov 1817 ; adm. 7 Apr 1825 ; KS 1832 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1836, adm.pens. 2 Jun 1836, scholar 1837, matr.Mich.1836 ; BA 1840 ; MA 1843 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 25 Jan 1841 ; migr. to Inner Temple 17 Jan 1845, called to bar 31 Jan 1845 ; Home Circuit ; Stipendiary Magistrate, Newcastle upon Tyne 25 Jan 1854-60, Manchester 4 May 1860 -4 ; Metropolitan Magistrate, Worship Street 14 Jun 1864-70, Lambeth from Sep 1870 ; JP Lancashire ; m. 1 Jun 1854 Mary Isabella, eldest dau. of Thomas Tonge Vallance, Sittingbourne, Kent, banker ; d. 26 May 1883.
ELLISON, GEORGE HENRY, son of George Thomas Ellison (qv) ; b. 28 Aug 1847 ; adm. (G) 23 Jul 1861, from Bradfield Coll. ; left Aug 1863 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 24 Oct 1867, matr. Mich.1868 ; BA 1872 ; adm.solicitor Hilary 1873 ; practised in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, firm Bloxam and Ellison ; [unm. in 1881] ; d. 21 Jun 1888.
ELLISON, GEORGE THOMAS, eldest son of George Ellison, London and Great Marlow, Bucks., attorney, and Mary, dau. of John Lovegrove, Great Marlow, Bucks. ; b. 6 Dec 1810 ; adm. 10 Jul 1820 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 17 Nov 1832 ; articled to father ; adm.solicitor Hilary 1834 ; practised in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, firm Bloxam, Ellison and Bloxam ; m. 30 Aug 1842 Catherine Margaret, youngest dau. of Richard Estcourt Cresswell (qv)MP, Pinkney Park, Malmesbury, Wilts. ; d. 8 Jan 1885.
ELLISON, HENRY, brother of Richard Ellison (qv) ; b. 12 Aug 1811 ; adm. 7 Oct 1824 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 23 Oct 1828 ; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 22 Jan 1833 ; author, Mad Moments, or First Verse-Attempts by a Born Natural, 1833, and of other volumes of poetrypoems ; m. 30 Oct 1847 Ellen, eldest surviving dau. of William Wells, Hull, Yorks. ; d. 13 Feb 1880.
ELLISON, HENRY JOHN, brother of George Thomas Ellison (qv) ; b. 7 Jun 1813 ; adm. 30 Jun 1820 ; KS 1827 ; rowed against Eton 12 May 1831 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1831, adm.pens.26 May 1831, scholar 1832, matr.Mich.1831 ; BA 1835 ; MA 1838 ; ordained deacon (Ely) 27 May 1838 (Ely) , priest (Norwich) 5 Jan 1840 (Norwich) ; Perpetual Curate of All Saints, Brighton, Sussex 15 Jul 1843 ; Vicar of Edensor, Derbs., 1845-55 ; Vicar of New Windsor, Berks., 6 Oct 1855-75 ; Rector of Great Haseley, Oxfordshire 1875-94 ; Prebendary of Lichfield 1854-73 ; Hon.Canon, Christ Church, Oxford 1873-94 ; Hon.Canon, Canterbury, from 1894 ; Reader at Windsor Castle 1856-75 ; Chaplain in Ordinary to Queen Victoria from 1879 ; founder, Church of England Temperance Society ; author, Sermons and Addresses on Church Temperance Work, 1895 ; m. 27 Apr 1854 Mary Dorothy, eldest dau. of Maj.-Gen.Sir Joshua Jebb, Surveyor-Gen. of HM Prisons ; d. 25 Dec 1899.
ELLISON, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Jun 1752 ; in school list 1754. [“Elliston” in school lists].
ELLISON, JOHN, brother of Richard Ellison (qv) ; b. 29 Oct 1809 ; adm. 10 Oct 1820 ; probably “Ellison”, a home-boarder in 1826 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 2 Dec 1829 ; BA 1833 ; probably John Ellison, buried Scothern, Lincs., 18 Dec 1837..
ELLISON, RICHARD, eldest illegitimate son of Richard Ellison MP, Sudbrooke Holme, Lincs., banker, and Jane, dau. of William Maxwell (whom he subsequently married as his second wife) ; b. 13 May 1807 ; adm. 10 Oct 1820 ; ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 12 May 1826 ; BA 1830 ; of Boultham Hall, Lincs. ; Lieut.-Col., Royal North Lincolnshire Militia ; DL JP Lincolnshire ; partner, Smith, Ellison & Co., bankers, Lincoln c.1829 – c.1846 ; FSA 5 Jun 1851 ; m. 1 Aug 1830 Charlotte, sister of Sir George Chetwynd, Bart. (qv) ; d. 30 Dec 1881.
ELLISON, WILLIAM, son of William Ellison, Durham ; b. ; adm. 12 Jun 1769 ; Christ’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 15 Jun 1774, aged 19, resided to Dec 1777, matr.Mich.1774 ; LLB [but not in Venn as such] ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1779 (London, lit.dim. from Durham) 21 Dec 1779, priest (Durham) 23 Sep 1781 (Durham) ; Perpetual Curate of Ribchester, co.Durham 1784 [of Medomsley, co.Durham, from 15 Jan 1785] ; Vicar of Pattingham, Staffs., from 26 Dec 1796 ; of Loft House, Lintz Green, co.Durham ; m. Ann, dau. of Thomas Marshall, Bradney, Worfield, Shropshire ; dead at 28 Dec 1819. [Perhaps bapt.Tanfield, co.Durham 1 Feb 1755 (IGI)]
ELLWAY, —– ; b. ; in under school lists 1715, 1716. [“Probably a chorister”]
ELLYES, —– ; b. ; adm. ; QS in 1556 (Chapter Muniments 37713).
ELMSLEY, PETER, son of Alexander Elmsley, St.Clement’s Danes, Westminster, Colonial Agent for North Carolina, merchant, and Anne, dau. of Jacob Ellegood, Rose Hall, Lynhaven, Virginia, North America ; nephew of Peter Elmsley, bookseller, The Strand ; b. 5 Feb 1774 ; adm. 5 Jun 1788 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.28 Jan 1791 ; BA 1794 ; MA 1797 ; BD and DD 1823 ; ordained deacon 31 Dec 1797, priest 29 Apr 1798 (both London) ; Perpetual Curate of Little Horkesley, Essex, from 29 Apr 1798 ; Select Preacher, Oxford Univ., 1815, 1818, 1820 ; Camden Professor of Ancient History, Oxford, from 1823 ; Principal of St.Alban Hall, Oxford, from 1823 ; FRS 10 Feb 1814 ; a contributor to the Edinburgh and Quarterly Reviews ; one of the ablest Greek scholars of his day, and best known for his critical labours on Sophocles and Euripides ; d. unm. 8 Mar 1825. A monument to his memory was erected in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, by his friend and schoolfellow Charles Watkin Williams-Wynn (adm.1784, qv). ODNB.
[ELPHINSTONE, H. ; b. ; adm.Lady Day 1814, but “not charged” and name deleted in admission register]
ELRINGTON, —– ; b. ; at school under Vincent (name up School, 1791).
ELRINGTON, JAMES LOFTUS, son of Maj. John Henry Elrington, 28th Dragoons, Major of the Tower of London, and Sarah, only dau. of James Reed, Warlies Park, Essex ; b. 12 Sep 1811 ; adm. 14 Jun 1822 ; Ensign and Lieut., 2nd Foot Guards 4 Jun 1829 ; Lieut. and Capt., 5 Dec 1834 ; Adjutant, 30 Dec 1845 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 11 Jun 1847 ; retired 7 Apr 1848 ; d. 13 Oct 1851.
ELRINGTON, JOHN HENRY, brother of James Loftus Elrington (qv) ; b. 14 Aug 1814 ; adm. 17 Jan 1827 ; d. 6 Jun 1830.
ELSTOB, CHARLES, son of Rev.Charles Elstob DD, Prebendary of Canterbury and Rector of Tillington, Sussex, and Matilda, dau. of Thomas Paine, Petworth, Sussex ; bapt.Canterbury Cathedral 9 Dec 1696 ; at school under Freind (J.E.B.Mayor, ed., Admissions to St.John’s Coll.Camb., ii, 214) ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 22 May 1714, aged 16, matr.1714. [perhaps Charles Elstob, Brentford, Middlesex who m. 19 Aug 1724 Ann Nethersole, Canterbury, Kent (IGI)]
ELSYNG, —– ; b. ; in school lists 1656.
ELSYNGE, HENRY, eldest son of Henry Elsynge, Battersea, Surrey, Clerk of Parliaments, House of Lords, and barrister, Middle Temple, and his first wife Blanch, dau. of Richard Hyett, Cornwell, Oxfordshire ; nephew of Thomas Knyvett (qv) ; b. ; at school under Wilson (Camdeni Insignia, 1624) ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.24 Jul 1621, aged 18 ; BA 1625 ; adm.Middle Temple 24 Nov 1628 ; travelled abroad for seven years ; Clerk of the House of Commons 21 Dec 1639 – 5 Jan 1649, when he resigned to avoid taking part in the proceedings against Charles I ; retired to Hounslow, Middlesex ; author, Of the Form and Manner of holding a Parliament in England, 1663 (a treatise largely or wholly the work of his father), and other works ; m. 8 Nov 1636 Margaret, sister of Richard Tias (qv) ; d. Hounslow, Middlesex Aug 1654 (body subsequently removed and buried St.Margaret’s, Westminster 30 Sep 1656). ODNB.
ELSYNGE, ROBERT, brother of Henry Elsynge (qv) ; b. ; adm. ; KS ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1630, matr. 26 Oct 1632, aged 18, Westminster Student to 1641 ; BA 1634.
ELTHAM, ABRAHAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Mar 1717/8 ; left 1720.
ELWES, CARY CHARLES, second son of Robert Cary Elwes, Great Billing, Northants, and his first wife Hon.Caroline Anderson Pelham, second dau. of Charles Anderson Pelham, 1st Baron Yarborough ; b. 2 Nov 1800 ; adm. 16 Sep 1812 ; left 1813 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr. 14 Jan 1820 ; of Great Billing, Northants, and of Roxby and Brigg, Lincs. ; DL JP Lincs., JP Northamptonshire, High Sheriff 1853 ; m.1st, 17 Aug 1826 Elinor, eldest dau. of Rear-Adm.Peter Rye, Royal Navy, Culworth, Northants ; m.2nd, 21 Jun 1860 Caroline, second dau. of Maj.Henry William Seymour Stewart, 92nd Foot Stuart,, Wickham, Fareham, Hants. ; d. 24 Jan 1866.
ELWES, JOHN, only son of Robert Meggott, Marcham, Berkshire, owner of brewery in Southwark, and Ann, dau. of Gervase Elwes MP ; b. 7 Apr 1714 ; adm. Jun 1722 ; in school list 1729 ; Grand Tour (Geneva) ; “was the best runner and walker in the School, and became one of the best and most daring riders in Europe” ; assumed surname and arms of Elwes in lieu of Meggott 1750 ; inherited Stoke College, Suffolk, estate of his uncle Sir Hervey Elwes, Bart., in 1763 ; MP Berkshire 30 Dec 1772-84 ; became notorious, probably unjustly, as a miser ; d. unm. 26 Nov 1789. ODNB.
EMERE, JOHN ; b. ; adm.17 Feb 1774 ; chorister.
EMERY, ROBERT, son of George Creasey Emery, Wrangle, near Boston, Lincs., surgeonmedical practitioner, and Elizabeth Barratt (IGI) ; b. 16 Dec 1828 ; adm. 29 Jun 1838 ; BB 1839 ; a witness in the case of Williamson v. Collier ; d. while at sSchool Jan 1842.
EMILY, CHARLES, elder son of Edward Emily, Woking and West Clandon, Surrey, Treasurer of Society of New Inn, and Joyce, dau. of Archibald Vaus (or Vans), Gerard Street, London, playing card manufacturer—- ; bapt.St.Paul, Covent Garden 16 Dec 1733 ; adm. Jan 1746/7 ; KS (aged 14) 1748 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1752, adm.pens. 27 May 1752, scholar 18 May 1753, matr.Mich.1752 ; BA 1756 ; MA 1759 ; Minor Fellow, Trinity Coll. 3 Oct 1757, Major Fellow 4 Jul 1759 ; inherited family estates in Surrey on death of father 1760 ; Maj., Surrey Militia ; DL JP Surrey ; d. unm. 5 Jul 1762.
EMILY, EDWARD, brother of Charles Emily (qv) ; bapt.St.Paul, Covent Garden 16 Sep 1739 ; adm. (aged 7) Sep 1746 ; KS 1754 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1758, adm.pens. 24 May 1758, scholar 11 May 1759, matr.Mich.1758 ; BA 1762 ; MA 1765 ; inherited family estates 1762 ; ordained deacon (Winchester) 17 Jun 1764 (Winchester), priest (Lincoln) 1 Feb 1767 (Lincoln) ; Curate, Abingworth, Sussex 1764 ; Domestic Chaplain to Frederick, Earl of Carlisle 10 Sep 1766 (still 1783) ; Vicar of Chesham, Bucks., 20 Jun 1767 – Apr 1780 ; Rector of Wilden, Beds., 20 Aug 1779 – Oct 1781 ; Chaplain to Earl of Carlisle as Lord Lieut. Ireland ; Dean of Derry 21 Jun 1781- Feb 1783, when he resigned, having agreed to exchange preferments with John Hume (qv) ; Prebendary of Salisbury from 9 Dec 1782 ; Master of the Hospital of St.Nicholas, East Harnham, Wilts., from 9 Dec 1782 ; Vicar of Gillingham, Dorset, and Rector of Bishops Lavington, Wilts., from 17 Jan 1783 ; d. unm. 20 Jun 1792.
EMINSON, WILLIAM BRISTOWE, son of John Eminson, Grantham, Lincs., and Eliza Welby, dau. of Samuel Bristowe, New York, USA, and Twyford Hall, Derbs., merchant ; b. 6 Dec 1832 ; adm. 3 Feb 1847 ; QS 1847 ; left 1850 ; d. 26 Dec 1866.
EMMETT, —– ; b. ; in school lists 1656.
EMMETT, JOHN FILMER, eldest son of Willshire John Emmett (qv) ; b. 31 Oct 1805 ; adm. 21 Jun 1821 ; left Bartholomewtide 1823 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 30 Apr 1823, matr.Mich.1823 ; BA 1827 ; living at Boulogne, France, in 1857 ; author of pamphlets on religious and other topics ; m. 4 Aug 1835 Caroline Mahala Montague, dau. of Richard Longman (IGI).
EMMETT, WILLSHIRE JOHN, only son of John Emmett, Redbourn, Herts., and —, dau. of “Dr Smith”, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. ; b. 30 Nov 1770 ; adm. 31 Jan 1781 ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.pens. 8 May 1788, matr.Mich.1788 ; migrated to Exeter Coll.Oxford, matr. 4 Dec 1791 ; Fellow of Exeter Coll. 26 Dec 1791 – Jan 1800, vacated by marriage ; BA and MA 1795 ; ordained deacon 22 Dec 1793, priest 31 May 1795 (both Oxford) ; Curate, Latimer, Bucks. ; Rector of Latimer, Bucks. 1804-10 [but check, probably only Curate] ; m. 5 Jan 1800 Elizabeth, dau. of William Smith (IGI), Nascott, Watford, Herts., farmer and brewer ; d. 5 Apr 1860.
ENGHAM, —– ; b. ; adm. ; left 1656 (school lists 1656, first three quarters).
ENGLAND, GEORGE, son of George England MP, Stokesby and Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, and Alice, dau. of John Jermy, Bayfield, Norfolk ; bapt.Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Jan 1707 ; adm. (aged 12) Apr 1719 (Bedford) ; left Christmas 1719 ; Grand Tour (Italy) 1726-7 ; ordained deacon 5 Mar 1731/2 [or 1732/3 ?], priest 17 Jun 1733 (both Norwich) ; Chaplain to Lord Hobart ; Vicar of Hanworth, Norfolk 20 Jun 1733 -– Jun 1737 ; Rector of Wolterton, on and Wickmere, Norfolk, from 20 Jun 17331737 ; Rector of Wickmere, Norfolk, from 8 Apr 1737 ; also Rector of Aby, Norfolk, from 13 Apr 1737at death ; author An Enquiry into the Morals of the Ancients, 1737 ; m. 1731/2 Veneranda Maria Elizabeth Delaporte ; d. 20 May 1740, aged 33. ODNB.
ENGLISH, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Jun 1737 ; left 1737.
ENRAIGHT, TIMOTHY, fourth son of Francis Enraight, Dublin, attorney, and Elizabeth Coghlan ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Jul 1740 (as Timothy Enright) ; left 1741 ; adm. Middle Temple 24 Nov 1747 (as Timothy Enraght). [Probably son of Francis Enraght (sic), and Elizabeth Coghlan (IGI)]
ENTWISTLE, THOMAS, son of Ven.Edmund Entwistle DD, Archdeacon of Chester, and his second wife Priscilla, dau. of Sir Thomas Bunbury, Bart., Stanney, Cheshire ; b. ; adm. (aged 16) Oct 1719 ; Brasenose Coll.Oxford, matr. 24 Feb 1720/1 ; of Parkgate, Cheshire ; d. 31 May 1774, aged 72 (will proved PCC 8 Jul 1774, surname spelled Entwisle).
ERLE, see ERLY.
ERLE-DRAX-GROSVENOR, RICHARD, son of Thomas Grosvenor (adm.1749, qv) ; b. 5 Oct 1762 ; adm. 29 Nov 1773 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 30 Oct 1779 ; MP East Looe 4 Sep 1786 – Apr 1788, Clitheroe 15 Sep 1794-6, Chester 15 Dec 1802-7, New Romney from 18 Jun 1818 ; assumed additional surnames of Erle-Drax on marriage ; of Charborough Park, Dorset ; High Sheriff, Dorset 1800 ; m. 11 Mar 1788 Sarah Frances, dau. of Edward Drax MP, Charborough Park, Dorset ; d. 8 Feb 1819.
ERLE-DRAX-GROSVENOR, RICHARD EDWARD, only son of Richard Erle-Drax-Grosvenor (qv) ; b. Mar 1797 ; adm. 14 Jun 1809 ; left 1810 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 12 May 1815, aged 18 ; MP New Romney 22 Feb 1819-26 ; of Charborough Park, Dorset ; d. unm. 13 Aug 1828.
ERLY, JOHN, son of William Erly, Middlesex ; b. ; at school (aged 14) 2 Jul 1582 (Chapter Muniments 43050).
ERRINGTON, GEORGE HENRY, only son of George Errington, Chadwell Hall, Essex, and Ashbourne, Derbs., barrister, and his first wife Harriet Coren, St.Martin’s in the Fields, Londonsen ; b. 27 Jun 1777 ; at school 1791-3 (Clapham) ; Min.Can.1792 ; Merton Coll.Oxford, matr. 4 Jul 1795 ; migrated to Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.fellow commoner 13 Oct 1796, but did not matr. ; of Chadwell Hall, Essex ; m. 15 Oct 1798 Elizabeth Sophia, dau. of John Crosse Cooke, Kempshot Park, Hampshire ; d. 6 Mar 1843.
ERSKINE, CHARLES ; b. ; adm. (aged 16) Sep 1725. [maybe Charles Erskine, eldest son of Hon.James Erskine, Lord Grange SCJ, Lord Justice Clerk of Scotland, and Rachel, dau. of John Chiesly, Dalry ; a first cousin of Thomas Erskine, Lord Erskine (qv) ; b. 27 Aug 1709 ; Capt. of Foot in Army (by 1755) ; Maj. (by 1766) [13 Feb 1762 ?]; Lieut.-Col. ; half-pay at death ; m. Agnes Syme ; d. 1 Dec 1776 [maybe Ensign, 26th Foot 29 Apr 1729 ; Lieut., 17 Mar 1731/2]
ERSKINE, CHARLES, eldest son of Charles Erskine, Chief Clerk, Home Office, and Maria Lucie, dau. of Adolphe Emmanuel De Chastelain, Merton, Surrey, schoolmaster de Chastelain (IGI) ; b. 14 Jul 1868 ; adm. (G) Feb 1882 ; head of Grants 1886 (and founded Grantite Review Mar 1884) ; left (with Triplett) Jul 1887 ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr.18 Oct 1887 ; BA 1890 ; MA 1894 ; BD 1901 ; Wells Theol.College 1890 ; ordained 1892 ; Curate, St.Peter Port, Guernsey 1892-4, St.Mark’s, Hamilton Terrace, London, from 1894 ; d. at St.Moritz, Switzerland 18 Dec 1905. [mother probably dau. of Adolphe Emanuel de Chastelain, Merton, Surrey (IGI)]
ERSKINE, CLAUDE FRANCIS, son of Claudius James Erskine, Judge and Sessions Judge, EICS Bombay, and Emily Georgina, dau. of Lestock Robert Reid, EICS Bombay, member of Council, Bombay ; b. 15 Oct 1855 ; adm. from Clifton Coll. 15 Apr 1868 ; left May 1871 ; entered Indian Civil Service, Survey Dept., Jun 1880, Assistant Superintendent Dec 1881, Deputy Superintendent Jan 1896, retired Oct 1910 ; m. 28 Dec 1885 Mary Katherine Erskine, dau. of Torin Thatcher, Poona, India [Major-Gen., Bombay Army ?] ; d. 30 Oct 1925.
ERSKINE, JAMES FRANCIS, brother of John Francis Erskine, 7th Earl of Mar (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 8) May 1752 ; in school list 1754 ; Ensign, 16th Foot 27 May 1758 ; Lieut., 90th Foot 15 Dec 1759 ; Capt., 115th Foot 18 Oct 1761 ; half-pay 1763 ; 18th Dragoons 5 Jun 1771 ; retired 3 Jan 1773 ; raised and commanded a regiment of Swiss Chasseurs 1779-86 ; m. 18 Jul 1791 (in London, after a previous marriage in Stuttgart) Magdaleine Baller, Stuttgart, Wurttemberg ; d. 5 Apr 1806.
ERSKINE, JOHN, second son of Lieut.-Gen.Sir Henry Erskine, Bart., MP, and Janet, dau. of Peter Wedderburn, Lord Chesterhall SCJ, of Chesterhall, Haddingtonshire, and sister of Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn PC, Lord Chancellor ; b. ; adm. 17 Sep 1773 ; Min.Can.1776 ; KS (Capt., aged 13) 1777 ; Capt. of the School 1780 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1781, matr. 30 Jun 1781, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1781 – Jun 1792, Faculty Student 12 Jun 1792 – void by marriage 13 Nov 1802 ; BA 1785 ; MA 1788 ; BCL and DCL 1802 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 30 May 1780, called to bar 30 May 1788 ; Filazer in Court of Common Pleas for Middlesex 1794 ; Commissary-General at Toulon 1793, in Corsica 1794, and in Portugal 1797 ; Comptroller of Army Accounts from 9 Oct 1802 ; m. Nov 1802 Mary, dau. of Sir John Mordaunt, Bart., MP ; d. at Malta 10 Feb 1817.
ERSKINE, JOHN FRANCIS, 7TH EARL OF MAR (S), elder son of James Erskine, Knight Marischal, advocate, and Frances, only dau. of John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar (S), by his second wife, and half-sister of Thomas Erskine, Lord Erskine (qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 9) Apr 1751 ; in school list 1754 ; Cornet, 9th Dragoons 27 May 1757 ; Lieut., 1st Horse 31 Dec 1759 ; Capt., 15 Jun 1764 ; 18th Dragoons 5 Jun 1771 ; retired 1776 ; inherited family estates at Alloa on death of his mother 20 Jun 1776 ; restored to “the dignity and title of Earl of Mar” by Act of Parliament 17 Jun 1824 ; m. 17 Mar 1770 Frances, dau. of Charles Floyer, EICS Madras, Governor of Madras ; d. 20 Aug 1825.
ERSKINE, JOHN FRANCIS MILLER, 9TH EARL OF MAR (S) AND 11TH EARL OF KELLIE (S), only son of John Thomas Erskine, 8th Earl of Mar (S), and Janet, dau. of Patrick Miller, Dalswinton, Kirkmahoe, Dumfriesshire ; grandson of John Francis Erskine, 7th Earl of Mar (qv) ; b. 28 Dec 1795 ; adm. by 1810 (Packharness) ; left 1813 ; his “mill” in fighting green with Sir John Edmond De Beauvoir, Bart. (qv), was witnessed by Princess Charlotte (Lord Albemarle, Fifty Yyears of my Llife, I, 299) ; Ensign, 1st Foot Guards 1 Dec 1813 ; Lieut. and Capt., 10 Feb 1820 ; retired 12 Jul 1821 ; served at Waterloo ; succ.father as 9th Earl of Mar (S) 20 Sep 1828 ; his claim to the Earldom of Kellie (S), as heir male to Methven Erskine, 10th Earl of Kellie (died 1829), was allowed by the House of Lords 3 Sep 1835 ; m. 24 Apr 1827 Philadelphia, eldest dau. of Sir Charles Granville Stuart Menteath, Bart., advocate ; d. 19 Jun 1866.
ERSKINE, THOMAS, LORD ERSKINE, eldest son of John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar (S) PC KT, Secretary of State, and his first wife Lady Margaret Hay, eldest dau. of Thomas Hay, 6th Earl of Kinnoull (S) ; bapt.Alloa, Clackmannanshire 3 Nov 1706 (IGI) ; adm. (aged 8) May 1715 ; acted Monimia in Otway’s The Orphan, performed by some Westminster boys in Jan 1719/20 (HMC Portland, v, 593 ; see also Stuart Papers, ii, 98-9 and iii, 143, for some account of him at the School) ; had company in an Irish Regiment in French Army 1724 ; a Captain of Foot in British Army 1729-34 ; Commissary of Stores, Gibraltar 1729 ; MP Stirling Burghs 16 Mar 1728-34, Stirlingshire 6 Feb – 18 Jun 1747, Clackmannanshire 1747-54 ; owing to his father’s attainder on 17 Feb 1715/6 for complicity in the rebellion of 1715, Erskine did not inherit the Earldom of Mar on his father’s death in May 1732, but the family estate at Alloa was repurchased from the Government by his friends and conveyed to him in 1739 ; m. 1 Oct 1741 Lady Charlotte Hope, eighth dau. of Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun (S) KT ; d. 16 Mar 1766.
ERVIN, see also IRVINE.
ERVIN, —- ; b. ; adm. 12 Jan 1767 (“paid no entrance fee”). [Name also appears as Irwin or Erwin].
ERVIN, JOHN ; b. ; adm. 13 Jan 1766. [Name also appears as Irwin or Erwin].
ESCOMBE, WILLIAM, son of William Escombe, Little Abingdon Street, Westminster, coal merchant [and his first wife ?] ; b. 11 Dec 1808 ; adm. 13 Jan 1817 ; BB ; a home-boarder ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.sizar 16 May 1825, but did not matr. ; obtained the Writership offered to the School for competition by Charles Watkin Williams-Wynn (adm.1784, qv) in 1826, and entered EICS Bombay ; Third Assistant to Collector and Magistrate, Northern Concan 1828 ; after holding a number of official posts he became Secretary to the General and Persian Departments, Government of Bombay 1843 ; Secretary, Judicial Department, and member Mint Committee, Bombay 1844 ; m. 26 Jul 1831 Jane Chapman ; d. at Marseilles on his way home from India 23 Oct 1847. [perhaps m. 26 Jul 1831 Jane Chapman (IGI)]
ESHER, VISCOUNT, see BRETT, WILLIAM BALIOL, 1ST VISCOUNT ESHER.
ESSEX, EARLS OF, see CAPEL and CAPEL-CONINGSBY.
ESTE, CHARLES, son of Michael Este, St.Margaret’s, Westminster, and Frances, dau. of Richard Tighe, Alderman of Dublin ; b. ; adm. ; QS (aged 15) 1711 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1715, matr. 23 Jun 1715, Westminster Student 12 Dec 1715 – void 1728, Tutor 1722-4 ; BA 1719 ; MA 9 Mar 1721/2 ; DD Trinity Coll.Dublin 9 May 1736 ; ordained deacon 10 Mar 1722, priest 31 May 1724 (both Oxford) ; Chaplain to Most Rev.Hugh Boulter DD, Archbishop of Armagh 1724 ; Rector of Derrynoose, co.Armagh 9 Jan 1726/7 [check] ; held other livings in diocese of Armagh to 1736 ; Archdeacon of Armagh 5 Apr 1730 – Feb 1732/3, Chancellor 13 Feb 1732/3 – Feb 1735/6 ; consecrated Bishop of Ossory 1 Feb 1735/6 ; translated to Waterford 4 Oct 1740 ; edited the first volume of Carmina Quadragesimalia, 1723 ; m. Susanna—, widow of RobertFrancis Clements MP (I), and dau. of Francis Dobbs, Carrickmacross, co.Monaghan ; d. 29 Nov 1745. ODNB. [father perhaps Clerk to Commissioners for licensing Hawkers, occurs 1715]
ESTE, CHARLES, son of Michael Este, St.Martin in the Fields, Westminster, apothecary, and Margaret, dau. of Charles Fabre, St.Paul’s, Covent Garden ; nephew of Charles Este (QS 1711, qv) ; b. 18 May 1752 ; in school lists 1764-7, having been adm. at age 7, i.e. c.1759 ; successively attracted by a career as an actor and a medical practitioner, but ultimately decided to become a clergyman ; ordained deacon 27 Oct 1776, priest 21 Dec 1776 (both London) ; St.John’s Coll.Cambridge, adm.sizar 12 Dec 1776, but did not matr. and took his name off the books 12 Mar 1782 ; one of the King’s Reading Chaplains at Whitehall 3 Dec 1778 – Oct 1813 ; afternoon preacher at Percy Chapel ; took to newspaper journalism, and for some time connected with the Morning Post ; obtained a share in The World newspaper, but fell out with its proprietor Edward Topham, whom he violently attacked in The Oracle ; author, My Own Life, 1787, in which he refers to his “standing for College” without a “tutor”, and also A Journey in 1793 through Flanders, Brabant, and Germany to Switzerland, 1795 ; m. 4 Jul 1775 Cordelia, dau. of William Croft (IGI) ; d. Nov 18281829 (but will proved PCC 11 Nov 1828 (sic)).
ETHERIDGE, W. ; b. ; adm. ; KS (Capt.) c.1612.
ETKINS, GEORGE ; b. ; adm. ; Min.Can.1637.
ETTRICK, WILLIAM, eldest son of Anthony Ettrick, High Barnes, co.Durham, and his second wife Elizabeth, widow of Jacob Wittewrong, Harpenden, Herts., and dau. of Henry Coghill, Aldenham, Herts. ; b. 22 Dec 1701 ; at school under Knipe (F.A.Crisp, Visitation of England and Wales, Notes, ix, 64) ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 17 Jan 1718/9 ; of High Barnes, co.Durham ; JP co.Durham ; m. 23 Aug 1724 Isabella, dau. of William Langley, Elwick, Beds. ; d. 17 Jun 1752.
EVANCE, —- ; b. ; in school lists 1767, 1769-71 ; chorister.
EVANCE, THOMAS, second son of Brandfield (or Branfill) Evance, London, and Charleston, South Carolina, America, merchant, and Rebecca, dau. of John Raven, Charleston, South Carolina, America ; b. ; adm. ; KS (aged 13) 1762 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1767, matr. 17 Jun 1767, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1767 – void 9 Jul 1779 ; BA 1771 ; MA 1774 ; adm.Middle Temple 24 Jun 1760, called to bar 11 Jun 1773, Bencher 9 Nov 1798, Reader 1802, Treasurer 1811 ; Recorder of Kingston-upon-Thames from 1776 ; Recorder of Deal from 1816 ; a Commissioner of Bankrupts (occurs in annual lists 1783 to death) ; a Police Magistrate at Union Hall, Southwark ; m. 22 Jun 1792 Mariana, elder dau. of Vice-Adm.Francis William Drake, Governor of Newfoundland ; d. 27 Mar 1830.
EVANS, —- ; b. ; adm. ; QS ; a pensioner, Christmas 1564-70 (tutor, the Dean) (WAM 54004).
EVANS, —– ; b. ; in school lists 1731, Jan 1732/3, Aug 1733 (fourth form).
EVANS, ANDREW FITZHERBERT, son of Thomas Evans, Knightsbridge Green, London, apothecary, and his second wife Elizabeth, dau. of Rev.Andrew Grant, Rector of Wickhambrook, Suffolk ; b. 8 Nov 1766 ; adm. 7 Jun 1779 ; left 1780 ; entered Royal Navy 6 Apr 1780, as captain’s servant on HMS Bedford ; Lieut., 1 Dec 1787 ; Commander, 12 Sep 1795 ; while in command of HM sloop Spencer he captured the French corvette Le Volcan off Bermuda in May 1796 ; Post Captain, 5 Apr 1798 ; Resident Naval Commissioner at Bermuda 1810 ; Rear-Adm., 27 May 1825 ; m. 20 Sep 1794 Jehoaddan, dau. of Richard Tucker, Bermuda, physician ; d. in Jersey 6 Jun 1826.
EVANS, CHARLES ; b. ; adm. ; Min.Can.1576.
EVANS, JAMES, son of Richard Evans, Westminster ; b. ; at school under Freind (Al.Cant.) ; Trinity Coll.Cambridge, adm.sub-sizar 18 Jul 1720, aged 16, matr.1721 ; BA 1724/5 ; ordained deacon (Canterbury) 1730 (Canterbury) ; Lower Master, King’s Sch., Canterbury, from 23 Jun 1731 ; Curate, Washington, Sussex, 1734-42 ; m. 3 Mar 1735/6 Hannah, dau. of Rev.Charles Kilburne, Minor Canon of Canterbury ; d. 2 Oct 1743.
EVANS, JOHN ; b. ; adm. ; QS Lady Day 1564/5-70 (Chapter Muniments 54005-18, 54020).
EVANS, JOHN ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Jul 1729 ; in school list 1731.
EVANS, MICHAEL, son of Maurice Evans, Westminster ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1668 ; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1671, matr. 27 Jun 1671, aged 19, Westminster Student 23 Dec 1671 – void 1710, Tutor 1679-84 ; BA 1675 ; MA 18 Mar 1677/8 ; ordained deacon 23 Sep 1683 (Oxford), priest (London) 15 Nov 1685 (London) ; Prebendary of Westminster from 16 Jun 1702, afterwards Sub-Dean ; Rector of Mixbury, Oxfordshire 8 May 1708-10 ; Vicar of St.Bride’s, Fleet Street, London, from 9 Sep 1710 ; d. unm. 21 Aug 1732. Buried in South Aisle, Westminster Abbey.
EVANS, ROBERT HARDING, son of Thomas Evans, The Strand, London, bookseller, and Ann — (IGI) ; b. 6 Dec 1777 ; adm. 23 May 1788 ; apprenticed to Thomas Payne, bookseller, The Mews Gate, London, 7 Feb 1792, freed 5 Mar 1799 ; in business on own account from c.1804 ; a well-known bookseller and auctioneer, through whose hands many of the principal libraries sold between 1812 and 1847 passed ; bankrupt 1840, again 1846 ; his own set of marked catalogues is preserved in the British Library ; joint author with Thomas Wright of Aan Historical Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray, 1851, and editor of other works ; m. 22 Oct 1803 Susanna, eldest surviving dau. of Thomas Baker, Limehouse, Middlesex ; d. 25 Apr 1857. ODNB.
EVANS, THEOPHILUS, son of Rev.Theophilus Evans, Rector of Llangammarch, Breconshire, and Alice, dau. of Morgan Bevan, Galligaled, Glamorgan ; b. ; adm. (aged 12) Sep 1750 ; BB Mich.1750 ; KS 1752 ; drowned in the Thames, near Chelsea 20 Aug 1752. Buried in the Dark Cloister, Westminster Abbey.
EVANS, THOMAS ; b. ; adm. 12 Sep 1777 ; left 1783 ; presumably “Mr.Evans”, an actor in Town Boy play Tamerlane 7 Dec 1782..
EVANS, THOMAS, son of Robert Harding Evans (qv) ; b. 8 Sep 1804 ; adm. 17 Jul 1815 ; partner in father’s bookselling and book auction business ; m. (by 1840 ?) Louisa Archer, dau. of Robert Atkinson, Chief Inspector of Stamp Duties ; will proved PCC 1 Oct 1846 (as of New Bond Street).
EVANS, WILLIAM, son of Robert Harding Evans (qv) ; b. 9 Jul 1808 ; adm. 25 May 1818 ; partner in father’s bookselling business.
EVANS, WILLIAM AUBREY LLOYD PHILLIPS, see AUBREY, WILLIAM AUBREY LLOYD PHILLIPS.
EVANS, YEOMAN, son of Andrew Evans, Caernarvon, and Jane — (IGI) ; bapt.St.Martin’s in the Fields, London 18 May 1718 (IGI) ; adm. (aged 12) Jun 1730 ; Min.Can.1734, 1735 ; left 1736.
EVELEIGH, WILLIAM GEORGE, third son of Rev.William Eveleigh, Vicar of Aylesford, Kent, and Susan, sixth dau. of Rev.James Harwood, Vicar of Dartford, Kent ; b. 12 Mar 1809 ; adm. (G) 10 Apr 1822 ; left Bartholomewtide 1826 ; Oriel Coll.Oxford, matr. 29 May 1827 ; BA 1832 ; m. 25 Nov 1843 Sarah, dau. of Squire Creak, Brighton, Sussex, bath house proprietor (IGI) ; d. c.1866 (death registered Wandsworth first quarter 1867, aged 58).
EVELYN, CHARLES, second son of Sir John Evelyn, Bart., MP, a Commissioner of Customs, and Anne, eldest dau. of Edward Boscawen MP, Worthevall, Cornwall, and sister of Hugh Boscawen, 1st Viscount Falmouth ; b. 25 Jan 1708/9 ; adm. Jan 1719/20 (Playford ?) ; in under school list 1724 ; Grand Tour ; of Yerlington, Somerset ; m. 23 Nov 1732 Susannah, dau. of Peter Prideaux, Solden, Devon ; d. 15 Jan 1747/8.
EVELYN, GEORGE RAYMOND, brother of William Evelyn (adm.1743/4, qv) ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Apr 1749 ; left 1751 ; m. 2 Jan 1766 Lady Jane Elizabeth Leslie, afterwards Countess of Rothes (S), eldest dau. of John Leslie, 8th Earl of Rothes (S) ; d. 23 Dec 1770.
EVELYN, SIDNEY, brother of Charles Evelyn (qv) ; b. 17 Apr 1718 ; adm. Apr 1726 ; KS 1730 ; Capt. of the School 1735 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1736, matr. 25 Jun 1736, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1736 – void 27 Jun 1748 ; of Upton Greay, Hampshire ; m. 6 Nov 1754 (IGI) Elizabeth Hill ; d. 19 Jan 1782.
EVELYN, WILLIAM, brother of Charles Evelyn (qv) ; b. 10 Feb 1723 ; adm. Jun 1731 ; left 1737 ; Page of Honour to Queen Caroline to 1737 ; Ensign, 2nd Foot Guards 17 Jul 1739 ; Lieut. and Capt., 16 Apr 1744 ; Capt.-Lieut. and Lieut-Col., 27 Aug 1754 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 24 Mar 1755 ; Brevet Col., 19 Feb 1762 ; Second Maj., 20 Aug 1762 ; First Maj., 23 Dec 1763 ; Col., 29th Foot, from 3 Nov 1769 ; Maj.-Gen., 30 Apr 1770 ; Lieut.-Gen., 29 Aug 1777 ; MP Helston 1 Jul 1767-74 ; again elected MP Helston in double return 1780, but case was decided against him by House of Commons 19 Feb 1781 ; of Send Grove, Surrey ; d.unm. 15 Aug 1783.
EVELYN, WILLIAM GLANVILLE, elder son of William Evelyn (afterwards Glanville) MP, Ightham, Kent, a Commissioner of the Revenue (I), and his second wife Bridget, dau. of Hugh Raymond, Saling Hall, Essex ; b. 21 Mar 1734 ; adm. (aged 10) Feb 1743/4 ; left 1751 ; High Sheriff, Kent 1757 ; MP Hythe 1768-1802 ; m. 2 Aug 1760 Susannah, dau. of Thomas Borrett, Shoreham, Kent, Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas ; d. 3 Nov 1813.
EVERARD, ALDROVANDUS, son of John Everard, London, and Dorothy Butler (IGI) ; bapt.St.Mary Abbots, Kensington, Middlesex 9 Jan 1659 (IGI) ; adm. ; BB ; KS 1672 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1677, adm.pens. 2 Jul 1677, aged 18, scholar 1678.
EVERARD, CHARLES, see BOOTH, CHARLES EVERARD.
EVERARD, SAMUEL, son of Daniel Everard, Dodudinghurst, Essex, and Ann, dau. of Thomas Hone, Hornchurch, Essex ; bapt.Doddinghurst, Essex 6 Aug 1616 (sic, IGI) ; adm. ; Min.Can.1633 ; KS 1635 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1637, matr. 17 Nov 1637, aged 18, Westminster Student ; BA 1641 ; MA 1644 ; Master of Ewelme School, Oxfordshire ; Master, Camberwell Grammar School 1645 ; Master of Ewelme School, Oxfordshire (at death) ; ordained deacon 1 Jun 1645, priest 25 Jan 1663/4 (both Oxford) ; Rector of Swyncombe, Oxfordshire, from 11 Jun 1666 ; m.1st, Catherine, fourth dau. of John Henslow, St.Aldates, Oxford ; m. 2nd, 11 Apr 1664 Jane Peachie, widow ; buried 5 Aug 1688.
EVERED, EVERARD ROBERT FOUNTAIN, second son of John Evered, Bridgwater, Somerset, barrister, and Eliza Maria, dau. of Lieut.-Col.Fountain Elwin, 44th Foot ; b. 3 Sep 1832 ; adm. (G) 29 Jan 1849 ; left Aug 1850 ; Peterhouse, Camb., adm.pens.1 Jun 1851, Gisborne scholar Nov 1852, matr.Mich.1851 ; BA 1855 ; MA 1862 ; ordained deacon 1855, priest 1856 (both Manchester) ; Curate, Madeley, Staffs., and subsequently of St.George’s, Chorley, Lancs. ; Perpetual Curate of Thurlby, Lincs., 9 Sep 1859-64 ; Vicar of St.Mary’s, Cross Green, South Darley, Derbs., 1864-82 ; m. 15 Dec 1857 Isabella Maria, second dau. of Henry Hawarden Fazakerley, Gellibrand Hall, Chorley, Lancs. ; d. 30 Jul 1885.
EVERED, ROBERT GUY, second son of John Evered, Otterhampton, Somerset, barrister, and Anne, dau. of Andrew Guy, Barford Hall, Enmore, Somerset ; b. 18 Jan 1801 ; adm. 26 May 1815 ; in school list Feb 1816 ; Corpus Christi Coll.Oxford, matr.16 Jun 1821 ; of Hill House, Otterhampton, Somerset ; DL Somerset, High Sheriff 1870 ; m. 1829 Jane, second dau. of John Barratt, Baltonsbury, Somerset ; d. 12 Feb 1887.
EVERSFIELD, SIR CHARLES, BART., son of Charles Eversfield MP, Denne Place, Horsham, Sussex, and his first wife Mary, dau. of Henry Duncombe, Weston, Surrey ; b. ; adm. (aged 11) Sep 1721 ; in under school list 1724 ; succ. Sir Henry Fermor, Bart., as 2nd baronet by special remainder 3 Jun 1734, and inherited Eversfield estates on his father’s death 17 Jan 1749 ; d.unm. 26 Oct 1784.
EVERYS, WILLIAM, see EWYS, WILLIAM.
EVES, —– ; b. ; adm. ; QS in 1556 (Chapter Muniments 37713).
EVET, —— ; b. ; at school in 1661 (Busby’s Account Book).
EWBANK, see UBANK.
EWER, ROGER, son of Roger Ewer, Watford, Herts., and Joan Hurst (IGI) ; bapt. Watford, Herts. 16 Feb 1567 (IGI) ; adm. ; Min.Can. (aged 13) 1580 ; QS ; failed to obtain election to either Univ.1586 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr.27 Jan 1586/7, aged 18 ; BA 1590 ; MA 1593 (incorp. Cambridge 1597) ; Clerk of the Market 1594 ; Pro-Proctor 1600 ; ordained ; Rector of Wendlebury, Oxfordshire, from 24 May 1605 ; also Rector of Oddington, [Oxfordshire ?], from 8 May 1607at death ; d. 1614 (by 22 Jul).
EWING, JAMES, son of JamesRobert Ewing, and Margaret —Menzies (IGI) ; b. Dublin 11 Jan 1784 ; in school list 1801 ; Writer, EICS Bengal 14 Jul 1802 ; arrived in India 16 Feb 1804 ; held various appointments ; officiating Judge, Provincial Court, Dacca 17 Aug 1821 ; Judge of the Dewanny Adawlut, and Magistrate, City of Dacca 31 Jan 1828 ; officiating Judge, Patna 8 May 1828 ; returned to England 28 Nov 1828 ; MP Wareham 1830-1 ; was retired from East India Company servicethe service 1834 after an absence from India of more than five years ; m.1st, 18 Nov 1812 Mary Ann Carige ; m.2nd, at Calcutta, 13 Feb 1816 Jane—, eldest dau. of … Morton, Wick, Worcs., Alderman of Worcester ; m.3rd, 23 Oct 1843 Louisa, dau. of Mungo Dick, Richmond Hill, Surrey, formerly EICS Madras ; d. 18 Dec 1852. [second wife’s father William Morton ?]
EWYS ( or EVERYS), WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1544 (Chapter Muniments).
EYONS, RICHARD ; b. ; adm. (aged 10) Jun 1722 ; in under school lists 1725.
EYRE, —— ; b. ; adm. ; QS 1553-4 (Chapter Muniments 54001).
EYRE, —- ; b. ; in school lists 1738, 1740-5 ; left Midsummer 1745.
EYRE, —– ; b. ; in school list 1754.
EYRE, CHARLES ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Jun 1722 ; in under school list 1723. [perhaps Charles Eyre, third son of Thomas Eyre, Burnham, Bucks., First Secondary, Court of Exchequer, and Jane — ; adm.Inner Temple 18 May 1732 ; Sworn Clerk, Court of Exchequer (occurs 1738, 1770) ; First Secondary, Court of Exchequer (at death) ; of East Burnham, Bucks. ; d. unm. 24 Dec 1786, aged 80 [sic]] [ [“C.Eyre”, at Harrow School in 1731, is identified as “probably” the individual adm. to the Inner Temple in 1732, W.T.G.Gun, ed., The Harrow School Register 1571-1800, 9, but this does not accord with Charles Eyre’s age at death, if correctly reported]
EYRE, CHARLES LEWIS, eldest son of George Lewis Phipps Eyre, Norbury Hill, Upper Norwood, Surrey, solicitor, and his first wife Emily Sophia Le Grice, only dau. of William Malton, Wimpole Street, London ; b. 8 Sep 1850 ; adm. (G) 26 May 1864 ; Min.Can.1865 ; left Whitsun 1866 ; adm.solicitor Easter 1874 ; practised successively in London and Brighton ; m. 1st, — (marriage registered St Pancras third quarter 1878) ; m.2nd, — (marriage registered Sheffield fourth quarter 1883) ; m. 3rd, 1908 Hannah Mayer (fourth quarter 1908) ; d. 15 Sep 1920. [presumably marriage registered St.Pancras third quarter 1878, other marriages Sheffield fourth quarter 1883 and Paddington fourth quarter 1908]
EYRE, GILES, son of Giles Eyre, Box, Wiltshire, and Middle Temple, London, barrister, and Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Smith, Gaddesby, Leics.Bath, Somerset ; bapt.St.Clement Danes, London 7 Apr 1744 (IGI) ; adm. ; Min.Can. (aged 13) 1757 ; KS (Capt.) 1758 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 25 Feb 1762 ; Cornet, Royal Horse Guards 25 Mar 1765 ; Lieut., 6 Jun 1770 ; retired c.1772 ; of Bath, Somerset ; d. 13 Mar 1806.
EYRE, JOHN HARDOLPH, eldest son of Ven.John Eyre, Canon Residentiary of York and Archdeacon of Nottingham, and Charlotte, third dau. of Sir George Armytage, Bart., MP ; b. 2 May 1792 ; adm. ; name up school 1807 ; left 1809 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 8 Jun 1810 ; BA 1814 ; MA 1816 ; ordained deacon 6 Aug 1815, priest 11 Aug 1816 (both York) ; Curate, Headon, Notts., 1815-7 ; Perpetual Curate of Hebblethorpe, Notts., from 18 Mar 1817 ; m. 13 Jun 1816 (IGI) his first cousin Henrietta, only dau. of Lieut.-Col.Anthony Hardolph Eyre MP, 1st Foot Guards, Grovehurst, Notts. ; d. 17 Apr 1818.
EYTON, —– ; b. ; adm. ; a pensioner 1564/5 (tutor, Prebendary Wiborne) (Chapter Muniments 54004-5).