UBANK, THOMAS, eldest son of Roger Ubank, St.Andrew’s, Holborn, stationer, Master Vintners’ Company, and his first wife Elizabeth Bancks ; b. 20 Jun 1712 ; adm. 1 May 1722 ; in under school list 1725 ; apprenticed to John Willis, vintner 1 May 1728 ; of Red Lion Street, Holborn, and of Hampstead, Middlesex ; d. 9 Jun 1774.
UDALL, ROBERT, see UVEDALE, ROBERT.
UNDERHILL, HENRY, eldest son of Capt.Samuel Underhill, Ludlow, Shropshire, and Yarnton, Oxfordshire, Royalist supporter during Civil War, and Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Henry Gibbs, Kt, Honington, Warwicks. ; b. ; adm. ; KS 1665, having thrice been recommended by Charles II for election into College (CSP Dom 1660-1, 146 ; ibid., 1661-2, 255, 273) ; failed to obtain election to either University 1667 ; drowned in the Thames with Robert Richards (qv) Jun 1667, and buried with him in same grave in West Cloister, Westminster Abbey 26 Jun 1667.
UNDERHILL, HERCULES, only son of Samuel Underhill, Idlicote, Warwicks., and Bedfont, Middlesex, gunpowder manufacturer, and Catherine, widow of Jonathan Fogg, Clerk (Seamen’s Wages), Navy Office, and dau. of John Barnard, London, merchant (and sister of Sir John Barnard Kt MP, Alderman and Lord Mayor of London) ; bapt.St.Olave Hart Street, London 22 May 1728 (IGI) ; adm. (aged 9) Jan 1737/8 ; left 1738 ; d. before 1762.
UNDERWOOD, CHARLES CRADDOCK, eldest son of Charles Underwood, Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London, solicitor, and Sarah Lansdown, dau. of John Whittle, Bristol ; b. 27 Apr 1856 ; adm. 22 Jan 1869 (G) ; left Aug 1871 ; adm.solicitor Jul 1878 ; practised in London ; m. 1st, 28 Aug 1879 Katharine Anne, eldest dau. of Edmund Plane Middleton, Hindringham, Norfolk, landowner ; m.2nd, 16 Jul 1930 Clara Maria, widow of Herbert Edward Wells, and dau. of Christian Gjertsen, Porsgrund, Norway, ship’s captain ; d. 30 Aug 1930.
UNDERWOOD, EDMUND, son of Thomas Underwood, Gray’s Inn, London, and Hinckley, Leics. ; b. ; adm. ; Min.Can.1636 ; KS 1637 (second in the list, although shown as Capt. on Dormitory Tablets) ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1639, matr. 5 Jul 1639, aged 17, Westminster Student, Tutor ; BA 1643 ; MA 1646 ; expelled from Studentship by Parliamentary Visitors 13 Oct 1648 (Burrows, ed., 1881, 196) ; his pupil Philip Henry (qv) regretted his loss “which was very ill for mee, for he was an ingenious person, and a good scholar” (Diaries and Letters of Philip Henry, 1882, 12). [perhaps bapt.St.Andrew, Holborn, son of Thomas Underwood, and Elizabeth — (IGI)]
UNDERWOOD, FREDERICK FORBES, youngest son of John Underwood, Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London, formerly Surgeon, EICS Madras, and Sarah — ; b. Madras, India 6 Jun 1804 ; adm. 10 Jan 1815 ; QS (Capt.) 1819 ; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1823, matr. 9 May 1823, Westminster Student ; 1st cl.Mathematics and 2nd cl.Lit.Hum. 1827 ; BA 1827 ; adm.Lincoln’s Inn 18 Jun 1827 ; d. 19 Jan 1828.
UNETT, WILLIAM ; b. ; adm. (aged 14) Oct 1715 ; in under school list 1717. [probably William Unett, son of William Unett, St.Austin’s, London, Worcester Coll.Oxford, matr. 17 Oct 1719, aged 17 ; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 25 Feb 1719/20 (as only son of William Unett, St.Martin’s, Ludgate, gent.)] [perhaps son of William Unitt, and Mary —, b.13 Apr 1701, bapt.St.Vedast, Foster Lane, London 14 Apr 1701 (IGI)] [note will William Unett, Highgate, Middlesex, proved PCC 1 Jun 1736] [a William Unett, haberdasher, was member Common Council, City of London, Farringdon Within ward, in 1716]
UNIACKE-PENROSE-FITZGERALD, SIR ROBERT UNIACKE, BART., eldest son of Robert Uniacke Penrose-Fitzgerald (formerly Penrose), Corkbeg Island, co.Cork, Ireland, and Frances Mary, dau. of Rev.Robert Austin LLD, Prebendary of Cloyne ; b. 10 Jul 1839 ; adm. 26 May 1853 (G) ; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, adm.pens. 30 Jan 1859, matr.Lent 1859 ; won the University Pairs with James Penrose Ingham (qv) 1860 ; rowed v.Oxford 1861, 1862 ; LLB 1863 ; LLM 1872 ; travelled in India and Tibet 1863-7 ; MP (Conservative) Cambridge 1885-1906 ; assumed additional surname of Uniacke 26 Jun 1896 ; created baronet 4 Aug 1896 ; President, Yacht Racing Association ; of Corkbeg Island, co.Cork ; DL JP co.Cork ; Busby Trustee 25 May 1889 ; m. 13 Sep 1867 Jane Emily, eldest dau. of Gen.Sir William John Codrington GCB ; d. 10 Jul 1919.
UNWIN, JAMES WILLIAM EDWARD WHEELER, son of James Unwin, Wootton Lodge, Staffordshire, banker, and his second wife Frances, dau. of John Stephenson, Alderman of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, wine merchant ; b. 1763 ; adm. 10 Jan 1780 (as James William Unwin) ; left Dec 1780 ; Ensign, 52nd Foot 5 Mar 1781 ; Lieut., 102nd Foot 28 Sep 1781 ; Capt., 102nd Foot 20 Jul 1785 ; Brevet Maj., 6th May 1795 ; Capt., 60 Foot 10 Jul 1801 ; Brevet Lieut.-Col., 29 Apr 1802 ; Maj., 60th Foot 21 Apr 1803 ; retd. 12 Mar 1807 ; of Wootton Lodge, Staffs. ; d. unm. at Marseilles, France 15 Dec 1818.
UPHAM, — ; b. ; adm. 22 Mar 1769.
UPPER OSSORY, 2nd EARL OF, JOHN, see FITZPATRICK, JOHN, 2ND EARL OF UPPER OSSORY (I).
UPPERTON, CHARLES STUART, son of Robert Upperton, Brighton, Sussex, solicitor, and Elizabeth Stuart, dau. of Charles Stuart Minshaw, Place Green House, Sidcup, Kent ; b. 5 Feb 1829 ; adm. 30 Sep 1842 ; QS 1843 ; rowed v.Eton 30 Jul 1846 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1847, adm.pens. 13 May 1847, scholar 1848, matr. Mich.1847 ; BA 1851 ; MA 1854 ; ordained deacon 1852, priest 1853 (both Chester) ; Curate, St.Mary the Virgin, West Derby, Liverpool 1852-8 ; Perpetual Curate of Burton, Chester 1858-67 ; Vicar of Ince, Cheshire 1867-86 ; Hon.Canon, Chester, from 1880 ; Vicar of Tarvin, Cheshire 1886-96 ; m. 4 Jun 1857 (IGI) Elizabeth, dau. of Richard Benson Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell, Deysbrook, West Derby, Liverpool, coal merchant ; d. 5 Dec 1916.
UPPERTON, CLEMENT, brother of Charles Stuart Upperton (qv) ; b. 11 Mar 1834 ; adm. 3 Jun 1847 ; QS 1849 ; left 1853 ; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 19 May 1853 ; BA 1858 ; MA 1865 ; adm.Middle Temple 14 May 1857 ; adm.solicitor, Hilary 1865 ; practised in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, firm Baker Folder & Upperton ; m. 19 Dec 1871 Emily, widow of James Lillyman Martel Lees, Ryde, Isle of Wight, and dau. of John Brady MD MRCS LSA MP, Ely, Cambridgeshire ; d. 12 Apr 1918.
UPPERTON, GEORGE, brother of Charles Stuart Upperton (qv) ; b. 3 Jul 1842 ; adm. 21 Jul 1855 ; QS 1856 ; left 1859 ; Ensign, 3rd Foot 27 Feb 1862 ; 91st Foot 3 May 1864 ; Lieut., 97th Foot 23 Oct 1867 ; ret. 20 Sep 1871 ; m. 29 Sep 1871 Augusta Elizabeth Caroline, only dau. of Major-Gen. Sir John Jones KCB ; d. 23 Aug 1875.
UPPERTON, ROBERT, brother of Charles Stuart Upperton (qv) ; b. 17 May 1832 ; adm. 11 Jun 1846 ; adm.solicitor Hilary 1856 ; practised in Brighton, Sussex ; m. 9 Feb 1882 Elizabeth, widow of James Macgregor Mackay, Brunswick Square, Brighton, Sussex, East India merchant, and dau. of Arthur Lewis, Brunswick Square, Brighton, Sussex ; d. 24 Feb 1886.
UPTON, HON.ARTHUR PERCY, brother of Hon.Fulke Greville Howard (qv) ; b. 13 Jun 1777 ; adm. 26 Jun 1786 ; Ensign, 2nd Foot Guards 6 Nov 1793 ; Lieut. and Capt., 2 Dec 1795 ; Maj., 13th Foot 7 May 1807 ; Lieut.-Col., 7th West India Regt., 14 May 1807 ; Capt. and Lieut.-Col., 1st Foot Guards 21 May 1807 ; Brevet Col., 4 Jun 1814 ; 1st Maj., 25 Jul 1814 ; Major-Gen., 19 Jul 1821 ; Lieut.-Gen., 10 Jan 1837 ; Gen., 11 Nov 1851 ; served in the Netherlands 1794, the Helder and Walcheren expeditions, and in Peninsular War 1811-4 ; CB 4 Jun 1815 ; Equerry to Queen Charlotte May 1807-18 ; MP Bury St.Edmunds 1818-26 ; played in first match between Gentlemen and Players at Lord’s Jul 1806, and in most of the principal cricket matches held between 1795 and 1808 ; d.unm. 22 Jan 1855.
UPTON, FRANK DUNDAS, only son of Capt.Clotworthy Upton, Royal Navy ; b. 10 Jan 1811 ; adm. 21 Apr 1824 ; subsequently at Elizabeth College, Guernsey ; d. 15 Jan 1837.
UPTON, HON.FULKE GREVILLE, see HOWARD, HON.FULKE GREVILLE.
UPTON, JAMES, second son of John Upton, Faversham, Kent, and Westminster, and Margaret Seth ; b. (aged 1 in 1619) ; adm. ; KS 1633 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1637, adm.pens. 15 May 1637, scholar 1638, matr.1637 ; BA 1641/2 ; under his father’s will he was to receive £100 on taking MA degree ; his brother John Upton, Faversham, Kent, bequeathed to him his “library of bookes” in his will of May 1664. [presumably d. 22 Aug 1684, buried Hereford Cathedral (MI describes him as of Faversham, Kent, and as a “Fellow” (sic) of Trinity College, Cambridge)]
UTHWATT, HENRY UTHWATT, second son of William Andrews, Inner Temple, London, and Buckingham, Bucks., barrister, and Hannah, dau. of Farmer Shillingford, Buckingham, Bucks. ; b. 15 Aug 1770 ; adm. 29 Jan 1770 ; KS 1774 ; elected to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1773, adm.pens. 9 Jun 1773, scholar 22 Apr 1774, matr.1774 ; BA 1777 ; ordained deacon 21 Dec 1783 (Lincoln), priest 20 Dec 1789 (Peterborough) ; Curate, Plumpton, Northants 1789, afterwards Blakesley, Northants ; assumed surname of Uthwatt in lieu of Andrews 18 Mar 1803, having inherited estate of Uthwatt family at Great Linford, Bucks. ; m. 10 Mar 1783 Judith, dau. of Thomas Yates, Culworth, Northants ; d. 1 Oct 1812.
UVEDALE, ROBERT, third son of Robert Uvedale, St.Margaret’s, Westminster, innkeeper, and Margaret Smith ; b.25 May 1642 ; adm. ; KS 1656 ; while at school is said to have snatched one of the escutcheons from the bier at Oliver Cromwell’s funeral Nov 1658 (G.F.Russell Barker, Memoir of Richard Busby, 17-8) ; elected head to Trinity Coll.Cambridge 1659, adm.pens. 10 May 1659, scholar 1659, matr.1660 ; BA 1662/3 ; MA 1666 ; LLD 1682 ; Fellow, Trinity Coll. 1664 – c.1679 ; Master, Enfield GS 1664-76 ; also kept boarding school at The Old Palace, Enfield, where he is supposed to have planted the Enfield cedar c.1670 ; ordained deacon Mar 1665/6, priest 9 Jan 1691/2 (sic) (both London) ; Rector of Orpington with St.Mary Cray, Kent, from 1691/2 ; Rector of Barking and Needham, Suffolk, from 7 Mar 1699/1700 ; famous for his skill in cultivating exotic plants, and one of the earliest possessors of hothouses in England ; most of his collection of growing plants were purchased at his death by Sir Robert Walpole for his garden at Houghton, Norfolk ; his Herbarium in fourteen volumes is in the Sloane collection, British Museum ; the genus Uvedalia was named in his honour by Petiver ; contributed the life of Dion to Dryden’s translation of Plutarch, 1683-6 ; m. 20 Jun 1678 Mary, second dau. of Edward Stephens, Cherrington, Gloucs., and grand-daughter of Sir Matthew Hale Kt, Chief Justice of the King’s Bench ; d. 17 Aug 1722. ODNB.
UXBRIDGE, EARLS OF, see PAGET.