last updated: 2024-02-03 at 1:02 p.m.

Alphabetical List of Persons in Social Networks in Georgian Britain
 
Queen Adelaide (1792-1849)
SNiGB ID: QuAdelaide
The daughter of George Frederick Charles, duke of Saxe-Meiningen and consort of William IV, whom she married in 1818.
 
Adolphus Frederick, first duke of Cambridge (1774-1850)
SNiGB ID: DuCambr
The son of George III; during the French Revolutionary wars he fought in the Hanoverian army, where he remained for much of his life as viceroy of Hanover.
 
Albert, prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819-1861)
SNiGB ID: PrAlbert
The royal consort of Queen Victoria; they were married in 1840.
 
Prince Alfred, duke of Edinburgh (1844-1900)
SNiGB ID: PrAlfred
The second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; he was a naval officer who succeeded as Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1893.
 
Princess Alice (1843-1878)
SNiGB ID: PsAlice
The second daughter of Queen Victoria; in 1862 she married Prince Louis, afterwards grand duke of Hesse. She was a disciple of Florence Nightingale.
 
Princess Amelia (1711-1786)
SNiGB ID: PsAmelia
Born in Hanover, she was the second daughter of George II, known for her sharp tongue.
 
Princess Amelia (1783-1810)
SNiGB ID: PsAmelia2
The youngest daughter of George III; she died of tuberculosis after a long illness to the despair of her father.
 
Anne, queen of Great Britain (1665-1714)
SNiGB ID: QuAnne
She was queen of England (1702-1714) and of Great Britain following the Union of 1707.
 
Prince Arthur, first duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
SNiGB ID: PrArthur1942
The seventh child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; he was a military officer and governor general of Canada.
 
Augusta, duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1737-1813)
SNiGB ID: DsBruns
The daughter of Frederick, prince of Wales and mother of Queen Caroline; in 1764 she married Charles, prince of Brunswick.
 
Augusta, princess of Wales (1719-1772)
SNiGB ID: PsAugusta
The daughter of Friedrich II Herzog von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg; in 1736 she married Frederick, prince of Wales. She was a patron of the arts and the mother of George III.
 
Princess Augusta (1768-1840)
SNiGB ID: PsAugusta2
The second daughter of George III; she was the lover of Major-General Sir Brent Spencer (1760-1828) whom she was forbidden to marry.
 
Prince Augustus Frederick, duke of Sussex (1773-1843)
SNiGB ID: DuSusse
The sixth son of George III, created Duke of Sussex in 1801; he was a political liberal, bibliophile, president of the Royal Society (1830-38).
 
Queen Caroline, consort of George IV (1768-1821)
SNiGB ID: QuCaroline
The daughter of Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel; she married George, prince of Wales in 1795 and separated in 1796; he instituted unsuccessful divorce proceedings in 1820 when she refused to surrender her rights as queen.
 
Queen Caroline, consort of George II (1683-1737)
SNiGB ID: QuCaroline1
The daughter of Johann Friedrich, margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1654-1686); she married the future George II of Great Britain in 1705.
 
Queen Caroline Matilda, consort of Christian VII (1751-1775)
SNiGB ID: CarolineMat
The youngest child of Frederick, prince of Wales and sister of George III; in 1766 she married Christian VII of Denmark; in 1772 she was divorced amid scandal.
 
Charles Edward (1720-1788)
SNiGB ID: CharlesEdward
The eldest son of James Francis Edward (1688-1766), the Old Pretender; his adventures in the rebellion of 1745 became a matter of legend; in later life he was unsettled, dissipated, and unhappy.
 
Queen Charlotte, consort of George III (1744-1818)
SNiGB ID: QuCharlotte
The daughter of Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1708–1752) and consort of George III.
 
Princess Charlotte Augusta (1796-1817)
SNiGB ID: PsCharlotte
The only legitimate child of the Duke of Clarence, afterwards George IV; she married Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg in 1816 and died in childbirth the following year.
 
Queen Charlotte Augusta Matilda, consort of Frederick I (1766-1828)
SNiGB ID: CharlotteWurt
The eldest daughter of George III; in 1797 she became the second spouse of Frederick I, King of Württemberg.
 
Clementina, consort of James Francis Edward (1702-1735)
SNiGB ID: PsCleme1735
The youngest daughter of James Sobieski, prince of Poland (1667-1737); in 1719 she was unhappily married to James Francis Edward Stuart (1688-1766), the Jacobite claimant to the British monarchy.
 
Edward Augustus, duke of Kent (1767-1820)
SNiGB ID: DuKent
The fourth son of George III; he pursued a military career and acquired a reputation as a martinet. He was governor of Gibraltar (1802-03) and the father of Queen Victoria.
 
Prince Edward Augustus, duke of York (1739-1767)
SNiGB ID: DuYork1767
The second son of Frederick, Prince of Wales; he was a naval officer who never married.
 
King Edward VII of England (1841-1910)
SNiGB ID: Edward7
The son of Queen Victoria, whom he succeeded in 1901.
 
Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840)
SNiGB ID: PsElizabeth
The third daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte, she was the consort of Friedrich VI of Hesse-Homburg.
 
Princess Elizabeth Georgiana Adelaide (1820-1821)
SNiGB ID: PsEliza1821
The infant daughter of the Duke of Clarence and Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen; she was born prematurely and died young.
 
Ernest Augustus, king of Hanover (1771-1851)
SNiGB ID: DuCumbe1851
The fifth and last surviving son of George III; he was king of Hanover 1837-1851. In 1810 he was accused by radicals of having murdered his valet, Joseph Sellis, who died a suicide.
 
Frederica Charlotte Ulrica Catherina, duchess of York (1767-1820)
SNiGB ID: DsYork
The eldest daughter of Frederick William II, king of Prussia; she married Frederick, Duke of York in 1791; the duchess avoided the court and entertained at her estate at Oatlands Park amid her dogs, monkeys, and parrots.
 
Frederick Augustus, Duke of York (1763-1827)
SNiGB ID: DuYork
The second son of George III; he was commander-in-chief of the Army, 1798-1809, until the Whigs in Parliament forced his removal on account of the scandal involving his mistress Mary Anne Clarke.
 
Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales (1707-1751)
SNiGB ID: PrFrederick
Born in Hanover, he was the son of George II and the father of George III; he was a leader of the opposition party in Parliament and a patron of the arts.
 
Prince George, second duke of Cambridge (1819-1904)
SNiGB ID: PrGeorge
The son of Adolphus Frederick, duke of Cambridge and the grandson of George III; raised in Hanover, he was a military commander in the Crimean War.
 
King George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)
SNiGB ID: George1
Born at Hanover, he succeeded Queen Anne and was king of Great Britain (1714-27).
 
King George II of Great Britain (1683-1760)
SNiGB ID: George2
King of Great Britain (1727-60); he defeated the Jacobite rebellion of 1745 and successfully directed British forces in the Seven Years' War.
 
King George III of Great Britain (1738-1820)
SNiGB ID: George3
He was king of Great Britain (1760-1820), during whose long reign the American colonies seceded and the French empire was defeated; he was succeeded by his son George IV who was regent from 1810.
 
King George IV of Great Britain (1762-1830)
SNiGB ID: George4
The son of George III, he was prince regent (1811-20) and king of Great Britain (1820-1830).
 
King George V of Hanover (1819-1878)
SNiGB ID: George51878
The son of Ernest Augustus, duke of Cumberland; blinded in 1833, he succeeded his father in November 1851.
 
Helena Augusta Victoria, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (1846-1923)
SNiGB ID: PsHelena
The third daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; in 1866 she married Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein.
 
Henry Frederick, duke of Cumberland (1745-1790)
SNiGB ID: DuCumbe1790
The fourth son of Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales; he was elected FRS in 1789 but was notable chiefly for his sexual adventures.
 
James Francis Edward, prince of Wales (1688-1766)
SNiGB ID: JamesFrEd
The son of James II and leader of the Jacobite opposition to the Hanoverian establishment; his legitimacy was challenged even before his birth; following the Glorious Revolution he lived on the continent and from 1717 at Rome.
 
King James VII and II (1633-1701)
SNiGB ID: James2
The son of Charles I; he was king of England and Scotland 1685-88, forced from office during the Glorious Revolution.
 
Junius (fl. ca. 1773)
SNiGB ID: Juniu1770
Anonymous political writer who attacked the king and Tory party in the Public Advertiser, 1769-1772. There is persuasive evidence that he was Sir Philip Francis (1740-1818).
 
Prince Leopold, duke of Albany (1853-1884)
SNiGB ID: PrLeopold
The youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he died of haemophilia at the age of 30.
 
King Leopold I of Belgium (1790-1865)
SNiGB ID: Leopold1
The son of Prince Francis Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld; after serving in the Russian army he married Princess Charlotte in May 1816; in 1831 he was inaugurated as the first king of the Belgians.
 
Princess Louise, duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
SNiGB ID: PsLouise1939
The fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; in 1871 she married John Campbell, marquess of Lorne, afterwards duke of Argyll.
 
Maria, duchess of Gloucester (1736-1807)
SNiGB ID: DsGlouc1
The natural daughter of Hon. Sir Edward Walpole (1706-1784), son of the prime minister; in 1759 she married James Waldegrave, second earl of Waldegrave (d.1763); in 1766 she married William Henry, first duke of Gloucester (1743-1805).
 
Princess Mary, duchess of Gloucester (1776-1857)
SNiGB ID: DsGlouc2
The fourth daughter of George III; in 1816 she married her first cousin, Prince William Frederick, duke of Gloucester.
 
Princess Mary Adelaide, duchess of Teck (1833-1897)
SNiGB ID: DsTeck
The daughter of Adolphus Frederick, duke of Cambridge (1774-1850); in 1866 she married Prince Francis of Teck (1837-1900).
 
Omai (ca. 1753-ca. 1780)
SNiGB ID: Omai1780
He was a Tahitian who having previously met Europeans, among them Sir Joseph Banks, traveled to Britain in 1773 with Captain Tobias Furneaux where he was introduced to society by Banks before returning in 1776 with Captain James Cook.
 
Princess Sophia (1777-1848)
SNiGB ID: PsSophia1848
She was the fifth daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte.
 
Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester (1773-1844)
SNiGB ID: SophiaGlou1844
The daughter of the Duke of Gloucester and Maria Walpole; she was a generous supporter of charitable causes who never married.
 
Princess Victoria (1840-1901)
SNiGB ID: PsVictoria
The eldest daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; in 1857 she married Prince Frederick William of Prussia (1831-88), afterwards Emperor Frederick III.
 
Victoria Mary Louise, duchess of Kent (1786-1861)
SNiGB ID: DsKent
The daughter of Francis, duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, in 1803 she married Emich Charles, prince of Leiningen, and in 1818 the Duke of Kent. She was the mother of Queen Victoria
 
Victoria, queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1819-1901)
SNiGB ID: QuVictoria
The daughter of Edward, duke of Kent (1767-1820); she was queen of Great Britain, 1837-1901.
 
Prince William Augustus, duke of Cumberland (1721-1765)
SNiGB ID: DuCumbe1765
The second son of George II; he was a military officer and politician in 1745 made commander-in-chief of the forces; he was remembered in Scotland as “The Butcher of Culloden.”
 
Prince William Frederick, second duke of Gloucester (1776-1834)
SNiGB ID: DuGlouc
The nephew of George III; educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a military officer and society figure; from 1806 he was a privy counsellor and from 1811 he was chancellor of Cambridge University.
 
Prince William Henry, first duke of Gloucester (1743-1805)
SNiGB ID: DuGlouc1
The younger brother of George III; in 1766 he secretly married Maria Walpole, the illegitimate granddaughter of Sir Robert Walpole, an event resulting in the passage of the Royal Marriages Act of 1772.
 
William III, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1650-1702)
SNiGB ID: William3
He was king of England (1689-1702), succeeding James II following the Glorious Revolution.
 
King William IV of Great Britain (1765-1837)
SNiGB ID: William4
The son of George III; remembered for his long affair with the actress Dorothy and his naval connections, he succeeded his brother as King of England (1830-37).
 
A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (1811-1856)
SNiGB ID: GiABeck1856
Born at Hampstead and educated at Westminster School, he was a journalist, playwright, and writer for Punch who pursued a legal career after being called to the Bar in 1841.
 
A'Court, [née Ashe], Elizabeth (ca. 1682-ca. 1746)
SNiGB ID: ElACour1746
The daughter of William Ashe MP (1647-1713); in 1704 she married Pierce A'Court MP (ca.1677-1725) of Ivy Church, Wilsthire. An Elizabeth Acourts was buried at Bristol in 1746.
 
A'Court, [née Brown], Janet (d. 1805)
SNiGB ID: JaACour1805
Of Upper Brook Street, London, the daughter of Col. Robert Brown of the 43rd Foot (d.1742); she was married three times: to Pierce A'Court Ashe MP (ca. 1707-1768), in 1773 to the merchant William Kelly, and in 1776 to the military officer Thomas Edmondes.
 
A'Court, [née Wyndham], Lady Letitia (bap. 1746-1821)
SNiGB ID: LeACour1821
The daughter of Henry Wyndham of The Close, Salisbury (d. 1788); in 1777 she became the second wife of Sir William Pierce Ashe à Court, first baronet (1747-1817).
 
A'Court, [née Bouverie], Lady Maria Rebecca, baroness Heytesbury (1783-1844)
SNiGB ID: LyHeyte1
The daughter of William Henry Bouverie (1752-1806); in 1808 she married William A'Court (1779-1860), afterwards first baron Heytesbury.
 
A'Court, [née Gibbs], Mary Elizabeth Catherine (1792-1878)
SNiGB ID: MaACour1878
The only daughter of Abraham Gibbs (1758-1816), a merchant in Palermo, Sicily; in 1815 she married Charles Ashe A’Court (1785-1861).
 
A'Court, Pierce (ca. 1677-1725)
SNiGB ID: PiACour1725
Ivy Church, Wiltshire; educated at Lincoln College, Oxford, he was a Whig MP for Heytesbury (1713-15, 1722-25) allied with his brother-in-law Edward Ashe MP (ca. 1673-1748).
 
A'Court, William, first baron Heytesbury (1779-1860)
SNiGB ID: LdHeyte1
The eldest son of Sir William Pierce Ashe A'Court, first baronet (1747-1817); educated at Eton, he was MP for Dorchester (1812-14), ambassador to Russia (1828-32) and lord lieutenant of Ireland (1844-46) during the outbreak of the potato famine. He was created Baron Heytesbury in 1828.
 
A'Court, Sir William Pierce Ashe, first baronet (1747-1817)
SNiGB ID: WiACour1817
Of Heytesbury, Wiltshire; educated at Eton College, he was a military officer, landowner, and Whig MP for Heytesbury (1781-90, 1806-07) allied with the Duke of Portland.
 
A'Court Ashe, Pierce (ca. 1707-1768)
SNiGB ID: PiACour1768
Of Ivy Church, Wiltshire, the son of Pierce A'Court (ca.1677-1725); educated at Wadham College, Oxford, he was an equerry to the King (1739) and a Whig MP for Heytesbury 1734-68). He took the additional name of Ashe after inheriting his cousin's Heytesbury estates in 1748.
 
A'Court Ashe, Pierce (ca. 1708-1781)
SNiGB ID: WiACour1781
Of Heytesbury, Wiltshire, the younger son of Pierce A'Court (ca. 1677-1725); a military officer who served in Flanders during the war of the Austrian succession, he was a Whig MP for Heytesbury allied with the Duke of Newcastle and the Rockingham Whigs.
 
A'Court-Repington, Charles Ashe (1785-1861)
SNiGB ID: ChACourt1861
The younger brother of William A'Court, baron Heytesbury; educated at Eton College, he was a military officer in the Napoleonic wars and briefly a Tory MP for Heytesbury (1820).
 
A'Court-Repington, Edward Henry (1783-1855)
SNiGB ID: EdACourt1855
The younger the first baron Heytesbury; educated at Portsmouth Naval Academy, after naval service in the Napoleonic Wars he was a Tory MP for Heytesbury (1820-32) and Tamworth (1837-47). He inherited the estates of his cousin Charles Edward Repington (d.1837).
 
Abbiss, John (ca. 1793-1883)
SNiGB ID: JoAbbis1883
Educated at Winchester College and at Trinity College, Oxford, he was rector of St Bartholomew's Priory, London (1819-83).
 
Abbot, Charles (1761-1817)
SNiGB ID: ChAbbot1817
Educated at Winchester College and at New College, Oxford, he was a clergyman, usher at Bedford School, and botanist, elected fellow of the Linnean Society in 1793.
 
Abbot, Charles, second baron Colchester (1798-1867)
SNiGB ID: LdColch2
The son of the first baron (d. 1829); educated at Westminster School, he was a naval officer, Conservative peer, and holder of government offices. Joseph Jekyll described him as “a famous good scholar at Westminster.”
 
Abbot, Charles, first baron Colchester (1757-1829)
SNiGB ID: LdColch1
Educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Tory MP for Helston in Cornwall (1795-1802), New Woodstock (18902-06), and Oxford University (1806-17) and speaker of the House of Commons (1802-16), created Baron Colchester in 1817.
 
Abbot, [née Gibbes], Elizabeth, baroness Colchester (ca. 1760-1847)
SNiGB ID: LyColch1
The daughter of Sir Philip Gibbes, first baronet (1731–1815); she kept a diary of her travels in Italy (1789-90), and in 1796 married Charles Abbot (1761-1817), afterwards first baron Colchester.
 
Abbot, [née Law], Elizabeth, baroness Colchester (1846-1883)
SNiGB ID: LyColch2
The daughter of Edward Law, first baron Ellenborough; in 1836 she married Charles Abbot, second baron Colchester.
 
Abbot, John (ca. 1717-1760)
SNiGB ID: JoAbbot1760
Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, he was headmaster of Abingdon grammar school, rector of All Saints', Colchester,headmaster of the grammar school at Colchester, and the father of Charles Abbot, first baron Colchester (1757-1829).
 
Abbot, John (1751-ca. 1840)
SNiGB ID: JoAbbot1840
Born in London and trained as a law clerk, he was a naturalist and watercolour artist who emigrated to Georgia in 1775 where he collected specimens and corresponded with British and Continental naturalists.
 
Abbot, John Farr (ca. 1756-1794)
SNiGB ID: JoAbbot1794
The elder brother of Charles Abbot, first baron Colchester (1757-1829); educated at Westminster School and at the Inner Temple, he was clerk of the rules in the court of King's Bench; he died at York.
 
Abbot, William (1790-1843)
SNiGB ID: WiAbbot1843
He was an English actor who performed at Covent Garden and was a theater manager at the Victoria Theatre (1833) before emigrating to the United States in 1835.
 
Abbott, Augustus (1804-1867)
SNiGB ID: AuAbbot1867
Educated at Winchester College and at Addiscombe, he was an artillery officer with the East India Company who played an important role in raising the siege of Jalalabad.
 
Abbott, Hon. Charles (1803-1838)
SNiGB ID: ChAbbot1838
The younger son of the first baron Tenterden (1762-1832), lord chief justice; he was a naval officer.
 
Abbott, Charles, first baron Tenterden (1762-1832)
SNiGB ID: LdTente1
Educated at the King's School, Canterbury, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and the Middle Temple, a Tory, he was promoted to chief justice of the King's Bench in 1818 and created baron Tenterden in 1827.
 
Abbott, Edward (ca. 1737-1791)
SNiGB ID: EdAbbot1791
He was an eminent Roman Catholic herald and coach-painter Longacre, London, who traveled in Italy with the engraver William Wynne Ryland, and afterwards resided at Hereford.
 
Abbott, Sir James (1807-1896)
SNiGB ID: JaAbbot1896
Educated at Addiscombe College, he was a military officer and poet who went out to India and performed a dangerous diplomatic mission, travelling from Afghanistan to Russia. He was commissioner of Hazara (1845-53).
 
Abbott, John Henry, second baron Tenterden (1796-1870)
SNiGB ID: LdTente2
The younger son of the first baron Tenterden (1762-1832), lord chief justice; educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister who died unmarried.
 
Abbott, John White (1763-1851)
SNiGB ID: JoAbbot1851
He was a well-to-do Exeter surgeon, apothecary, and amateur artist who studied paint with Francis Towne (1739-1816) and exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1795 and 1805.
 
Abbott, Lemuel Francis (1768-1835)
SNiGB ID: LeAbbot1802
Born in Leicestershire, he was a portrait painter in London who made a specialty of painting senior naval officers, including a series of Admiral Nelson. He was declared a lunatic in 1798.
 
Abbott, Peter (1767-1834)
SNiGB ID: PeAbbot1834
Born in Constantinople, he was a member of the Levant Company who traveled to the United States and was British consul in Acre and Beirut from 1820.
 
Abdy, Sir Anthony Thomas, fifth baronet (ca. 1720-1775)
SNiGB ID: AnAbdy1775
Of Chobham Place, Surrey, the son of the fourth baronet (1689-1750); educated at Felsted School, St John's College, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister and Whig MP for Knaresborough (1763-1775).
 
Abdy, [née Hamilton], Lady Catherine (d. 1792)
SNiGB ID: CaAbdy1792
The daughter of William Hamilton; in 1747 she married Anthony Thomas Abdy (1720-1775) of Chobham Place, Surrey, who in 1750 succeeded as fifth baronet; she died childless at Chigwell, Essex.
 
Abdy, Edward Strutt (1791-1846)
SNiGB ID: EdAbdy1846
Educated at Felsted School, Jesus College, Cambridge, and the Middle Temple, he was a prison reformer who visited the United States in 1833-34 and wrote about slavery and racism in Journal of a Residence and Tour in the United States (1835).
 
Abdy, Sir John, fourth baronet (ca. 1714-1759)
SNiGB ID: JoAbdy1759
Of Albyns, Essex, the son of the third baronet (1688-1748); educated at Trinity College, Oxford, and at the Middle Temple, he succeeded his father as a Tory MP for Essex (1748-59); he died unmarried and the baronetcy expired.
 
Abdy, [née Smith], Maria (1797-1867)
SNiGB ID: MaAbdy1867
The niece of James and Horace Smith; in 1821 she married John Channing Abdy (d. 1845). She was a poet who published in the literary annuals.
 
Abdy, [née Brebner-Gordon], Lady Mary (bap. 1751-1829)
SNiGB ID: MaAbdy1829
The daughter of James Brebner-Gordon (ca. 1724-1807) of Antigua and Moor Park, Hertfordshire; in 1777 she married the naval officer Sir William Abdy, sixth baronet (1732-1803). She died at Rome.
 
Abdy, Sir Robert, third baronet (bap. 1688-1748)
SNiGB ID: RoAbdy1748
Of Albyns, Essex, the son of the second baronet (ca. 1643-1691); educated at Trinity College, Oxford, he was a Jacobite, antiquary, and Tory MP for Essex (1727-48).
 
Abdy, [née Bramston], Lady Theodosia (1696-1732)
SNiGB ID: ThAbdy1732
The daughter of George Bramston (d.1710), master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge; in 1711 she married Sir Robert Abdy, third baronet (1688-1748).
 
Abdy, Sir William, seventh baronet (ca. 1779-1868)
SNiGB ID: WiAbdy1868
The son of the sixth baronet (1732-1803); educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a wealthy Tory MP for Malmesbury (1817-18). He married a natural daughter of the Marquess Wellesley whom he divorced after she eloped with Lord Cavendish Bentinck.
 
Abdy, Sir William, sixth baronet (1732-1803)
SNiGB ID: WiAbdy1803
The son of Sir William Abdy, fourth baronet (1689-1750); he was a naval captain who succeeded his brother as baronet in 1775.
 
Abdy, William Jarvis (ca. 1755-1823)
SNiGB ID: WiAbdy1823
Educated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford, and at King's College, Cambridge, he was rector of St John, Horsleydown, Southwark (1805-23) and a member of the Eclectic Society.
 
Abel, Clarke (ca. 1780-1826)
SNiGB ID: ClAbel1826
He was an English physician and naturalist on Lord Amherst's embassy to China in 1816 which he described in Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China (1818). He died in India where he was surgeon to Lord Amherst.
 
Abel, Karl Friedrich (1723-1787)
SNiGB ID: KaAbel1787
Born in Saxony, he was a composer and performer on the viola da gamba who with Johann Christian Bach gave concerts in London where he was a friend of the painter Thomas Gainsborough.
 
Abell, [née Balcombe], Lucia Elizabeth (1802-1871)
SNiGB ID: LuAbell1871
The daughter of William Balcombe of the East India Company (d. 1829); in 1844 she wrote a memoir of her childhood acquaintance with Napoleon on St. Helena. In 1821 she married Edward Abell.
 
Abell, Richard (ca. 1688-ca. 1744)
SNiGB ID: RiAbell1744
Of East Claydon, Buckinghamshire and Walton-on-Thames, Surrey; educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister and Whig MP for Richmond (1720-22) and Aylesbury (1722-27).
 
Abercrombie, John (1780-1844)
SNiGB ID: JoAberc1844
Educated at Marischal College and Edinburgh University, he was king's physician for Scotland and Edinburgh's leading practitioner.
 
Abercromby, Alexander, Lord Abercromby (1745-1795)
SNiGB ID: AlAberc1795
The youngest son of youngest son of George Abercromby of Tullibody (1705-1800); educated at Edinburgh University, he was called the Scottish bar in 1766 and in 1792 was appointed to the bench of the court of session. He was a friend of Henry Mackenzie and contributed to The Mirror and The Lounger.
 
Abercromby, Alexander (1784-1853)
SNiGB ID: AlAberc1853
The youngest son of Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734-1801); he fought in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, and was afterwards a Whig MP for Clackmannan (1817-18) and colonel of the Coldstream Guards.
 
Abercromby, Alexander (1677-1728)
SNiGB ID: AlAberc1728
Of Glasshaugh, Banffshire, the son of Alexander Abercromby (d.1691); he was a military officer and Whig MP for Banffshire in the Scottish parliament and for Scotland (1707-08) and Banffshire (1708-27) in the British parliament.
 
Abercromby, Burnet (ca. 1738-1792)
SNiGB ID: BuAberc1792
Of Brucefield Clackmannanshire, the brother of General Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734-1801); he was a merchant sailor with the East India Company who inhertied the family estate, and Tory MP for Clackmannanshire (1788-90) allied with Henry Dundas.
 
Abercromby, [née Douglas], Lady Elizabeth Stephenson (1795-1863)
SNiGB ID: ElAberc1863
The only child of the merchant Samuel Douglas of Netherlaw (d.1824); in 1816 she married Robert Abercromby, fifth baronet (1784-1855) of Birkenbog, Banffshire.
 
Abercromby, Sir George, fourth baronet (1750-1831)
SNiGB ID: GeAberc1831
Of Birkenbog, Banffshire, the son of the third baronet (d.1787); he was a landowner, advocate, and sheriff of Elginshire (1783).
 
Abercromby, George, second baron Abercromby (1770-1843)
SNiGB ID: LdAberc2
The son of Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734-1801); educated at Edinburgh University, he was a Whig MP for Edinburgh (1805-06) and Clackmannanshire (1806-07, 1812-15), and an early friend of Sir Walter Scott who succeeded his mother in 1821.
 
Abercromby, George, third baron Abercromby (1800-1852)
SNiGB ID: LdAberc3
The son of the second baron (1770-1843); after a military career he was a Tory, then a Liberal MP for Clackmannanshire (1824-26, 1830-31), Stirlingshire (1838-41), and Clackmannan (1841-42); he was lord lieutenant of Clackmannanshire from 1840.
 
Abercromby, James (bap. 1708-1775)
SNiGB ID: JaAberc1775
Of Brucefield, Clackmannanshire; educated at Westminster School, Leiden University, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister, attorney-general for South Carolina (1730-45), colonial agent for North Carolina and Virgina, and Tory MP for Clackmannanshire (1761-68.
 
Abercromby, James (1706-1781)
SNiGB ID: JaAberc1781
Of Glassaugh, Banffshire; he was a landowner and military officer who was MP for Banffshire (1734-54); in 1756 he was appointed second in command to Lord Loudoun of British forces in North America, after succeeding Loudoun he was recalled in 1758 following his defeat at Carillon.
 
Abercromby, James, first baron Dunfermline (1776-1858)
SNiGB ID: LdDunfe1
The son of Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734-1801); educated at Edinburgh high school and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Whig MP for Midhurst (1807-12), Calne (1812-30) and Edinburgh (1832-39), judge-advocate general (1827), and speaker of the House (1835-39), made a peer in 1839.
 
Abercromby, [née Ogilvy], Lady Jane (ca. 1749-1838)
SNiGB ID: JaAberc1838
The eldest daughter and eventual heir of Alexander Ogilvy, seventh Lord Banff (d.1771); in 1778 she married George Abercromby (1750-1831) who in 1787 succeeded as fourth baronet.
 
Abercromby, Sir John (1772-1817)
SNiGB ID: JoAberc1817
The second son of General Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734-1801); after military service under his father he was detained in France after the collapse of the Treaty of Amiens, and following his exchange was a military officer in India.
 
Abercromby, [née Forbes], Louisa Penuel, baroness Abercromby (1810-1882)
SNiGB ID: LyAberc3
The third daughter of John Hay Forbes, Lord Medwyn (1776-1854); in 1832 she married George Ralph Abercromby (1800-1852) who in 1843 became the third baron Abercromby.
 
Abercromby, Margaret Keith (1754-1831)
SNiGB ID: MaAberc1831
The youngest daughter of General James Abercromby (1706-81) of Glasshaugh, Banffshire; she was a correspondent and probably a relation of Catherine Byron through the Duffs of Fetteresso.
 
Abercromby, [née Menzie], Mary, first baroness Abercromby (d. 1821)
SNiGB ID: LyAberc1d
The daughter of John Menzies of Fernton, Perthshire; in 1767 she married General Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734-1801); she was created a peer in 1801 after her husband's death at the battle of Abukir.
 
Abercromby, [née Leigh], Mary Anne, baroness Dunfermline (ca. 1778-1874)
SNiGB ID: LyDunfe1
The daughter of Egerton Leigh and Elizabeth Jodrell; in 1802 she married James Abercromby, first baron Dunfermline.
 
Abercromby, [née Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], Lady Mary Elizabeth, baroness Dunfermline (ca. 1815-1874)
SNiGB ID: LyDunfe2
The daughter of the second earl of Minto; in 1838 she married Ralph Abercromby, second baron Dunfermline. John Cam Hobhouse described her as “a pleasing young woman.”
 
Abercromby, [née Dundas], Hon. Montague, baroness Abercromby (1772-1837)
SNiGB ID: LyAberc2
The youngest daughter of Henry Dundas, first viscount Melville; in 1799 she married George Abercromby, second baron Abercromby.
 
Abercromby, Sir Ralph (1734-1801)
SNiGB ID: RaAberc1801
The son of George Abercromby (1705-1800); educated at Rugby and at Edinburgh University, he was an MP and major-general in the British Army, knighted in 1795, who defeated the French at Abu Qir near Alexandria, where he died of his wounds.
 
Abercromby, Ralph, second baron Dunfermline (1803-1868)
SNiGB ID: LdDunfe2
The son of the first baron (1776-1858); educated at Eton and at Peterhouse, Cambridge, he pursued a career in diplomacy.
 
Abercromby, Sir Robert, fifth baronet (1784-1855)
SNiGB ID: RoAberc1855
Of Birkenbog, Banffshire, the son of Sir George Abercromby, fourth baronet (1750-1831); he was a Tory MP for Banffshire (1812-18) allied with Lord Melville.
 
Abercromby, Sir Robert (ca. 1740-1827)
SNiGB ID: RoAberc1827
Of Airthrey Castle, Stirling, the son of George Abercromby (1710-1800); he was the commander-in-chief at Bombay who defeated Tipu Sultan in 1792, and commander of the British forces in the Rohilla War. He was governor Edinburgh Castle and Tory MP for Clackmannan (1798-1802).
 
Abercromby, Thomas St Clair (d. 1823)
SNiGB ID: ThAberc1823
The eldest surviving son of General James Abercromby (1706-81) of Glasshaugh, Banffshire; educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, he was chaplain to the 12th Regiment of Foot (1774) and died at Rome.
 
Abercromby of Tullibody, George (ca. 1710-1800)
SNiGB ID: GeAberc1800
Of Tullibody, Clackmannanshire, the son of Alexander Abercromby (d.1753) of Alloa; he was an advocate, landowner, and the father of a remarkable family. He married a daughter of Ralph Dundas of Manour (d.1729).
 
Abernethy, John (1764-1831)
SNiGB ID: JoAbern1831
Born in London and educated at St Bartholomew's Hospital, he was a surgeon and associate of John Hunter who lectured on comparative anatomy.
 
Abernethy, John (1680-1740)
SNiGB ID: JoAbern1740
Educated at Glasgow University and at Edinburgh University, he was a Presbyterian minister and writer at Antrim, County Antrim, who in 1726 was expelled for refusing to subscribe to the Westminster Confession over the issue of freedom of conscience, after which he preached in Dublin.
 
Abershaw, Louis Jeremiah (ca. 1773-1795)
SNiGB ID: LoAbers1795
He was an English highwayman and murderer who displayed notable sang-froid during his trial and execution.
 
Abington, [née Barton], Frances (1737-1815)
SNiGB ID: FrAbing1815
Originally a flower girl and street-singer, she was an actress who performed at Drury Lane from 1756 and from 1782 at Covent Garden.
 
Abney, Sir Edward (1631-1728)
SNiGB ID: EdAbney1728
Of Willesley Hall, Derbyshire; educated at Christ's College, Cambridge, he was a college fellow who married the stepdaughter of Ralph Cudworth and was one of the six clerks in Chancery, a Presbyterian, and Whig MP for Leicester (1690-98).
 
Abney, [née Gunston], Lady Mary (bap. 1676-1750)
SNiGB ID: MaAbney1750
The daughter and heir of the merchant John Gunston of Stoke Newington; in 1700 she became the second wife of Sir Thomas Abney MP (1640-1722); the Rev. Isaac Watts was tutor to their children and stayed on with Lady Abney to the end of his life.
 
Abney, Sir Thomas (1640-1722)
SNiGB ID: ThAbney1722
Born in Derbyshire, he was a London merchant, dissenter, director of the Bank of England, (1694-22), alderman (1692), lord mayor (1700-01), and Whig MP for London (1701-02); the Rev Rev. Isaac Watts lived with him and his family from 1712 to 1748. He was knighted in 1693.
 
Abney, Thomas (1725-1791)
SNiGB ID: ThAbney1791
Of Willesley Hall, Derbyshire, the son of the judge Sir Thomas Abney (1691-1750); he married Parnell Villiers (1718-1798), daughter of George Villiers of Hanbury, Staffordshire and died without a male heir.
 
Abney, Sir Thomas (bap. 1691-1750)
SNiGB ID: ThAbney1750
Of Willesley Hall, Derbyshire; educated at Wadham College, Oxford, and at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister, chairman of the Middlesex sessions (1731), and judge of the common pleas (1743). He died of gaol fever, contracted at the Old Bailey.
 
Abney, William (1713-1800)
SNiGB ID: WiAbney1800
Of Measham Hall, Derbyshire; educated at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister, landowner, magistrate, and enthusiastic Whig.
 
Abney-Hastings, Sir Charles, second baronet (1792-1858)
SNiGB ID: ChAbney1858
Of Willesley Hall, Derbyshire, son of the first baronet (1752-1823); educated at Eton College, he was a military officer and Tory MP for Leicester (1826-31).
 
Abraham, Charles John, bishop of Wellington (1814-1903)
SNiGB ID: ChAbrah1903
Educated at Eton and at King's College, Cambridge, he was master at Eton (1839-49) and bishop of Wellington, New Zealand (1858-70).
 
Abraham, J. H. (1777-1831)
SNiGB ID: JHAbrah1846
He was a Quaker Schoolmaster at the Milk Street Academy, Sheffield, inventor, and member of the Sheffield Literary and Philosophical Society.
 
Abrams, Harriett (ca. 1758-1821)
SNiGB ID: HaAbram1821
She was an English soprano and composer of songs who performed at Drury Lane Theatre from 1775.
 
Abrams, Theodosia (ca. 1769-1849)
SNiGB ID: ThAbram1849
The sister of the singer and composer Harriett Abrams (c.1758-1821) with whom she performed; in 1804 she married the military officer Thomas Fisher (1782–1810); in 1812 she married Joseph Garrow (1789-1857).
 
Abud, William (ca. 1764-1827)
SNiGB ID: WiAbud1827
Of Hornsey-lane and Clerkenwell, London; upon the bankruptcy of the publishers Hurst and Robinson he became one of Sir Walter Scott's unwilling creditors.
 
Accaromboni, [née Murray], Margaret, marchesa di Accaromboni (1746-1784)
SNiGB ID: MaMurra1784
The daughter of William Murray of Touchadam, Stirlingshire; the sometimes fiance of the explorer James Bruce (1730-1794), she became a Roman Catholic and in 1769 married Filippo, marchese di Accaromboni.
 
Accum, Friedrich Christian (1769-1838)
SNiGB ID: FrAccum1838
German-born chemist and promoter of gas lighting resident in London from 1793 to 1821; his work objecting to the adulteration of food (1820) was influential. His English career was abruptly terminated when he was discovered mutilating books in the Royal Institution library.
 
Acheson, Archibald, first viscount Gosford (1718-1790)
SNiGB ID: LdGosfo1a
The son of Arthur Acheson, fifth baronet (1688-1748); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a member of the Irish parliament and sheriff of Armagh (1728), and Cavan (1761), created Viscount Gosford in 1785.
 
Acheson, Archibald, second earl of Gosford (1776-1849)
SNiGB ID: LdGosfo2
The son of the first earl (ca. 1742-1807); educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was MP for Armagh in the Irish parliament (1798-1800) and in the British parliament (1801-07), an Irish representative peer, and governor-in-chief of British North America (1835-38).
 
Acheson, Archibald, third earl of Gosford (1806-1864)
SNiGB ID: LdGosfo3
The son of the second earl (1776-1849); educated at Harrow and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Liberal MP for County Armagh (1830-47) given a British peerage in 1847.
 
Acheson, Sir Arthur, fifth baronet (1688-1748)
SNiGB ID: ArAches1748
The son of the fourth baronet (d.1701); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a member of the Irish parliament for Mullingar (1727-49), sheriff of Armagh (1728), and a friend of Jonathan Swift.
 
Acheson, Arthur, first earl of Gosford (ca. 1742-1807)
SNiGB ID: LdGosfo1
The son of Archibald Acheson, viscount Gosford (1718–1790); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was an MP for Old Leighlin (1783-90) in the Irish parliament in 1806 created Earl of Gosford. His son the second earl was governor-in-chief of British North America.
 
Acheson, [née Richardson], Mary, viscountess Gosford (1720-1792)
SNiGB ID: LyGosfo1a
The daughter of John Richardson (ca. 1663-ca. 1744) of Rich Hill Castle, County Armagh; in 1740 she married Archibald Acheson (1718-1790), in 1785 created first viscount Gosford.
 
Acheson, [née Sparrow], Mary, countess of Gosford (1777-1841)
SNiGB ID: LyGosfo2
The daughter and heir of Robert Sparrow MP (1741-1822) of Worlingham Hall, Suffolk; in 1805 she married Archibald Acheson, second earl of Gosford (1776-1849).
 
Acheson, [née Pole], Millicent, countess of Gosford (ca. 1750-1825)
SNiGB ID: LyGosfo1
The daughter of Lt.-Gen. Edward Pole; in 1774 she married Arthur Acheson, first earl of Gosford. She was a friend of Lady Byron.
 
Acheson, [née Brabazon], Theodosia, countess of Gosford (1808-1876)
SNiGB ID: LyGosfo3
The only daughter of John Chambré Brabazon, tenth earl of Meath; (1772-1851); in 1832 she married Archibald Acheson (1806-1864), afterwards third earl of Gosford.
 
Ackermann, Rudolph (1764-1834)
SNiGB ID: RuAcker1834
Born in Germany, he operated an art school in London before establishing himself as a publisher who specialized in illustrated books; he was the pioneer of the literary annual.
 
Ackland, Robert (d. 1793)
SNiGB ID: RoAckla1793
He was captain of the 12th Regiment of Foot (1749-57) and in 1762 appointed major commandant of the newly formed 73rd Regiment of Invalids (retired soldiers), and was kept on full pay until his death at Gerard Street, Soho.
 
Acklom, [née Bernard], Elizabeth (ca. 1760-ca. 1835)
SNiGB ID: ElAcklo1835
The daughter of James Bernard of Castle Bernard, County Cork (1729-1790); in 1785 she married Richard Acklom (1763-1812) of Wiseton Hall, Nottinghamshire.
 
Acklom, Richard (1763-1812)
SNiGB ID: RiAcklo1812
Of Wiseton Hall, Nottinghamshire, the son of Jonathan Acklom (1728-1812); his daughter Esther married Lord Althorp, afterwards third earl Spencer.
 
Ackman, Ellis (d. 1774)
SNiGB ID: ElAckma1774
He was for many years a minor actor at Drury Lane Theatre.
 
Acland, [née Burrell], Anne (ca. 1701-1771)
SNiGB ID: AnAclan1771
The daughter of Peter Burrell MP (1692-1756) of Langley Park, Kent; in 1731 she married the London merchant Richard Acland (d.1735).
 
Acland, [née Fox-Strangways], Lady Christiana Harriet Caroline (1750-1815)
SNiGB ID: HaAclan1815
The daughter of Stephen Fox, first earl of Ilchester; in 1771 she married John Dyke Acland (1747-1778); her diary of their experiences during the American Revolution was published in 1993.
 
Acland, [née Wroth], Lady Cicely (bap. 1699-ca. 1750)
SNiGB ID: CiAclan1750
The elder daughter of Sir Thomas Wroth, third baronet (ca. 1674-1721) of Petherton Park, Somsersetshire; in 1721 she married Sir Hugh Dyke Acland, sixth baronet (1697-1728); in 1729 she married the Rev. Thomas Troyte. Death date is from an unsourced genealogy.
 
Acland, [née Fuller], Elizabeth (ca. 1751-1815)
SNiGB ID: ElAclan1815
The daughter of the Rev. Henry Fuller (ca. 1713-1764) of Stoneham, Hampshire; in 1781 she became the first wife of John Palmer Acland (1756-1831) who was created a baronet in 1818. Birth date is from unsourced genealogies.
 
Acland, [née Dyke], Elizabeth (d. 1753)
SNiGB ID: ElAclan1753
The daughter and heir of Thomas Dyke of Tetton in Kingston, Somersetshire; in 1745 she married Sir Thomas Acland, seventh baronet (1722-1785) of Killerton, Devonshire.
 
Acland, Sir Hugh (bap. 1697-1728)
SNiGB ID: HuAclan1728
Of Killerton, Devonshire, the elder son of the Rev. John Acland (d.1703); educated at Exeter College, Oxford, he was succeeded his grandfather as baronet in 1714 and was a Tory MP for Barnstaple (1721-27).
 
Acland, Hugh (bap. 1728-1805)
SNiGB ID: HuAclan1805
Of Killerton, Devonshire, the fourth son of Sir Hugh Acland, baronet (1697-1728) of Killerton; he was educated at Balliol College, Oxford.
 
Acland, John (1699-1795)
SNiGB ID: JoAclan1795
The second son of the Rev. John Acland of Beerford, Devon; educated at Balliol College, Oxford, he was rector of Broadclyst, Devon, a magistrate, and prebendary of Exeter (1788); his Plan for Rendering the Poor Independent of Public Contributions (1786) received much attention.
 
Acland, John Dyke (1747-1778)
SNiGB ID: JoAclan1778
The elder son of Sir Thomas Acland, seventh baronet (1722-1785); educated at Eton College and at University College, Oxford, he was a military officer and Tory MP for Callington (1774-78), wounded and taken prisoner in the American war. His son and heir died as a child.
 
Acland, John Palmer, first baronet (1756-1831)
SNiGB ID: JoAclan1831
Of Fairfield, Somersetshire; educated at Eton and at University College, Oxford, he was a landowner and Tory MP for Bridgwater (1781-84) who was created a baronet in 1818.
 
Acland, [née Hoare], Lady Lydia Elizabeth (1786-1856)
SNiGB ID: LyAclan1856
The daughter of the banker Henry Hoare of Mitcham Grove, Surrey (1750-1828); in 1808 she married Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, baronet.
 
Acland, Richard (d. 1735)
SNiGB ID: RiAclan1735
The second son of John Acland MP (ca. 1674-1702); he was a London merchant.
 
Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, tenth baronet (1787-1871)
SNiGB ID: ThAclan1871
The son of the ninth baronet (1752-1794); educated at Harrow and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was Tory MP for Devon (1812-18, 1820-31) and North Devon (1837-57) and founder of Grillion's Club who was active in religious causes.
 
Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, seventh baronet (1722-1785)
SNiGB ID: ThAclan1785
The son of the sixth baronet (1697-1728; educated at Balliol College, Oxford, he was a notable stag hunter, sheriff of Somersetshire (1751-52), and MP for Devonshire (1746-47) and Somersetshire (1767-68).
 
Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, ninth baronet (1752-1794)
SNiGB ID: ThAclan1794
The second son of the seventh baronet (1722-1785); educated at Eton and at University College, Oxford, he succeeded his nephew in 1785 and was, like his father, master of the North Devon Staghounds. He succeeded his uncle, who died at the age of seven.
 
Acland, Sir Wroth Palmer (1770-1816)
SNiGB ID: WrAclan1816
A nephew of Sir Thomas Acland, seventh baronet (1722-1785); he was a military officer who served in Flanders, Ceylon, Egypt, and Portugal, where in 1809 he contracted the illness that eventually caused his death. He was knighted in 1815.
 
Acton, [née Grey], Lady Anne (d. 1784)
SNiGB ID: AnActon1784
The daughter of Harry Grey, fourth earl of Stamford (1685-1739); in 1744 she married Sir Richard Acton, fifth baronet (1712-1791) of Aldenham Hall, Shropshire.
 
Acton, Charles (1786-1863)
SNiGB ID: ChActon1863
The son of Joseph Edward Acton, a military officer in the service of Naples; he was commodore in the service of the Royal Neapolitan Navy.
 
Acton, Cardinal Charles Januarius Edward (1803-1847)
SNiGB ID: ChActon1847
The second son of Sir John Francis Edward Acton, sixth baronet (1736-1811); educated at Westminster School and at Magdalene College, Cambridge, he was a Roman Catholic priest and protector of the English College at Rome, elected cardinal in 1842.
 
Acton, Ferdinand Richard Edward Dalberg-, seventh baronet (1801-1837)
SNiGB ID: FeActon1837
The son of the sixth baronet (1736-1811); educated at Westminster School and at Magdalene College, Cambridge, he was the father of the historian John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton (1834-1902).
 
Acton, John (ca. 1703-1766)
SNiGB ID: JoActon1766
The second son of the banker Edward Acton, grandson of the second baronet, and uncle of the sixth; he was a naval captain with the East India Company who settled at Florence, converted to Roman Catholicism, and was commander in chief of the Tuscan navy.
 
Acton, Sir John Francis Edward, sixth baronet (bap. 1736-1811)
SNiGB ID: JoActon1811
Born in France to a Jacobite family he was raised as a Roman Catholic and was commander of the naval and military forces of the duchy of Tuscany; as prime minister of Naples under Ferdinand IV he resisted the French. He succeeded a cousin as baronet in 1791.
 
Acton, [née Acton], Lady Mary Anne (1786-1873)
SNiGB ID: MaActon1873
The elder daughter of General Joseph Edward Acton (1737-1808); in 1800, at the age of thirteen, she married her uncle, Sir John Francis Edward Acton (1736-1811).
 
Acton, Sir Richard, fifth baronet (1712-1791)
SNiGB ID: RiActon1791
Of Aldenham Hall, Shropshire, the son of the fourth baronet (d.1731); educated at Eton College and at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he was a high sheriff of Shropshire (1751) who kept a Roman Catholic chaplain. He was a cousin of the historian Gibbon.
 
Acton, William (ca. 1684-1744)
SNiGB ID: WiActon1744
Of Bramford Hall, Suffolk, the son of an Ipswich clothier; educated at Clare College, Cambridge, he was a Tory MP for Orford (1722-27, 1729-34) and sheriff of Suffolk (1739-40); he died childless and was succeeded by his brother Nathaniel.
 
Acworth, Sir Jacob (ca. 1668-1749)
SNiGB ID: JaAcwor1749
He was a master shipwright at Woolwich (1714) and surveyor of the navy (1715) whose autocratic character and conservatism in ship design proved troublesome; he was knighted in 1722.
 
Adair, [née Keppel], Caroline (1737-1769)
SNiGB ID: CaAdair1769
The daughter of William Anne van Keppel, second earl of Albemarle (1702-1754); in 1759 she married the London surgeon Robert Adair (ca. 1716-1790).
 
Adair, James (ca. 1743-1798)
SNiGB ID: JaAdair1798
The son of an Irish merchant; educated at Eton, Peterhouse, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister and judge appointed serjeant-at-law (1774). He was an MP for Cockermouth (1775-80) and Higham Ferrers (1793-98) allied with Charles James Fox.
 
Adair, James Makittrick (1765-1802)
SNiGB ID: JaAdair1802
A Scottish physician and friend of the poet Robert Burns; his physician-fathe (1728-1801) had the same name and died the year before his son.
 
Adair, James Makittrick (1728-1801)
SNiGB ID: JaAdair1801
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was a Scottish physician and writer who practised in Antigua, Andover, Guildford, and Bath; he quarrelled with Philip Thicknesse (1719-1792).
 
Adair, Robert (ca. 1682-1737)
SNiGB ID: RoAdair1737
Of Hollybrook, County Wicklow; he was MP for Philipstown (1727-37) in the Irish Parliament.
 
Adair, Robert (ca. 1716-1790)
SNiGB ID: RoAdair1790
He was surgeon-general to the Army, surgeon to the Royal Hospital at Chelsea, and father of the diplomat of the same name. In 1737 his presence in the bedroom of the memoirist Laetitia Pilkington was the immediate cause of her separation from her husband.
 
Adair, Sir Robert (1763-1855)
SNiGB ID: RoAdair1855
Educated at Westminster School, he was a Whig MP for Appleby (1799-1802) and Camelford (1802-12), and ambassador to Constantinople, 1809-10. A protégé of Charles James Fox, he was ridiculed by Canning and Ellis in The Rovers.
 
Adair, Thomas (d. 1820)
SNiGB ID: ThAdair1820
Of Little Genoch, Wigtownshire; he was writer to the signet (1778) and a member of the Whig Club.
 
Adair, William (ca. 1747-1820)
SNiGB ID: WiAdair1820
Of Newton Lodge, near Norwich, originally Jones; educated at Charterhouse, Peterhouse, Cambridge, and Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister, Norfolk magistrate, and member of the Society for Constitutional Information. He took the name Adair along with an inheritance in 1783.
 
Adair, William (ca. 1758-1814)
SNiGB ID: WiAdair1814
A native of Ayrshire, he was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and was MRIA and principal of the college at Fermoy, Cork.
 
Adam, Alexander (1741-1809)
SNiGB ID: AlAdam1809
Scottish classical scholar; educated at Edinburgh University, he was headmaster of Watson's Hospital (1759) and rector of Edinburgh high school (1768) where he taught many distinguished pupils.
 
Adam, Sir Charles (1780-1853)
SNiGB ID: ChAdam1853
The second but eldest surviving son of William Adam of Blair-Adam (1751–1839); he was a naval captain in the Napoleonic wars, MP for Kinross-shire (1831-32) and Clackmannan (1832-41), and first naval lord (1834-41).
 
Adam, [née Elphinstone], Hon. Eleanor (1747-1800)
SNiGB ID: ElAdam1800
The third daughter of the tenth Lord Elphinstone (1711-1781); in 1777 she married William Adam (1751-1839) of Blair Adam.
 
Adam, [née Wynell-Mayow], Elizabeth (ca. 1779-1814)
SNiGB ID: ElAdam1814
The second daughter of Mayow Wynell-Mayow (1752-1807) of Sydenham, Kent; in 1804 she married William Dacres Adams (1775-1862), secretary to William Pitt.
 
Adam, [née Brydone], Elizabeth (ca. 1790-1871)
SNiGB ID: ElAdam1871
The daughter of the traveler Patrick Brydone and granddaughter of Professor William Robertson; she married Admiral Sir Charles Adam. Unsourced genealogy sites giver her birth date as 1790.
 
Adam, [née Wyllie], Emily Elizabeth (ca. 1834-1906)
SNiGB ID: EmAdam1906
The daughter of Gen. Sir William Wyllie (1802-1891); in 1856 she married William Patrick Adam of Blair-Adam, son of Admiral Sir Charles Adam.
 
Adam, Francis James (1791-1820)
SNiGB ID: FrAdam1820
The fifth son of William Adam (1751-1839); educated at Charterhouse, he was a merchant who died at sea on the passage from Demerara.
 
Adam, Sir Frederick William (1784-1853)
SNiGB ID: FrAdam1853
The son of William Adam (1751-1839); he served in Spain, fought at Waterloo, and was afterwards lord high commissioner of the Ionian Islands (1824-1832).
 
Adam, James (1732-1794)
SNiGB ID: JaAdam1794
The younger brother of the architect Robert Adam (1728-1792); educated at Edinburgh University, he traveled in Italy (1760-63) and partnered with his brother; among his designs is Portland Place in London.
 
Adam, John (1779-1825)
SNiGB ID: JoAdam1825
The son of the Scottish politician William Adam (1751–1839); educated at Charterhouse School and at Edinburgh University, he was the acting governor-general in India who deported the journalist James Silk Buckingham.
 
Adam, John (1721-1792)
SNiGB ID: JoAdam1792
Born at Edinburgh, the elder brother of Robert Adam (1728-1792), he as an architect with the family firm and the father of the politician William Adam (1751–1839).
 
Adam, Robert (1728-1792)
SNiGB ID: RoAdam1792
The Scottish neoclassical architect who traveled in Italy and partnered with his brothers John and James; he was a Whig MP for Kinross-shire (1768-74. The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam was published 1773-78.
 
Adam, Thomas (1701-1784)
SNiGB ID: ThAdam1784
Educated at Leeds grammar school, Wakefield grammar school, Christ's College, Cambridge, and Hart Hall, Oxford, he was a religious writer and evangelical clergyman at Wintringham, Lincolnshire.
 
Adam, William (1751-1839)
SNiGB ID: WiAdam1839
Of Blair Adam; educated at Edinburgh, Christ Church, Oxford, and Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister, Whig MP (1784-1812) and ally of Charles James Fox, attorney-general to the prince of Wales (1805), privy councillor (1815), and a friend of Sir Walter Scott.
 
Adam, William (1689-1748)
SNiGB ID: WiAdam1748
Of Blairadam; the son of a builder in Fife, he was a builder, architect, landowner, and burgess of Edinburgh (1728); he was an associate of Sir John Clerk of Penicuik and progenitor of a dynasty of Scottish architects.
 
Adam, William (1738-1822)
SNiGB ID: WiAdam1822
Of Albemarle Street, the younger son of the architect William Adam (1689-1748) and the uncle of the politician William Adam (1751–1839); he was an architect in the family firm and member of the Whig Club.
 
Adam, William George (1781-1839)
SNiGB ID: WiAdam1839a
The son of William Adam (1751-1839); educated at Charterhouse and at Lincoln's Inn, he was king's counsel (1831) and master in chancery (1831).
 
Adams, [née Dacres], Anna Maria (ca. 1752-1830)
SNiGB ID: AnAdams1830
The daughter of Richard Dacres (1714-1765), secretary to the garrison of Gibraltar where she was likely born; in 1774 she married William Adams MP (1752-1811) of Bowden, Devonshire.
 
Adams, Charles (1753-1821)
SNiGB ID: ChAdams1821
The second son of Sir Richard Adams (ca. 1709-1774), baron of Exchequer, he was a sometimes Tory MP for Weymouth (1801-12) allied with Henry Addington. He was a stockholder in the East India Company who died unmarried.
 
Adams, [née Elford], Elizabeth (bap. 1782-1857)
SNiGB ID: ElAdams1857
The youngest daughter of Sir William Elford, baronet; in 1821 she became the second wife of General Sir George Pownall Adams (d. 1856).
 
Adams, [née Place], Elizabeth (1794-1823)
SNiGB ID: ElAdams1823
The eldest daughter of the political radical Francis Place (1771-1854); in 1818 she became the first of the three wives of the engineer and manufacturer William Bridges Adams (1797-1872). She died at Quintero, Chile.
 
Adams, [née Marston], Frances (ca. 1767-1828)
SNiGB ID: FrAdams1828
The daughter of Richard Marston of Willenhall, Staffordshire; in 1793 she married the Rev. Henry Cay Adams (1762-1808).
 
Adams, Francis (1796-1861)
SNiGB ID: FrAdams1861
Educated at King's College, Aberdeen, he was a surgeon at Banchory-Ternan, Aberdeenshire, and a notable classical scholar and translator who took a particular interest in Greek medicine.
 
Adams, senior, George (1709-1772)
SNiGB ID: GeAdams1772
Born in London, he was a maker of mathematical instruments in Fleet Street; he wrote Micrographia illustrata (1746) and was mathematical instrument maker to the Office of Ordnance.
 
Adams, the younger, George (1750-1795)
SNiGB ID: GeAdams1795
The son of the instrument-maker of the same name; he wrote, among other works, Astronomical and Geographical Essays (1789), and Geometrical and Graphical Essays (1791).
 
Adams, [née Cay], Grace (ca. 1722-1807)
SNiGB ID: GrAdams1807
The daughter of the legal writer John Cay (1700-1757); in 1754 she married John Adams (1711-1777) of St Alkmunds, Shrewsbury.
 
Adams, Henry Cay (1762-1808)
SNiGB ID: HeAdams1808
Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a clergyman and landowner.
 
Adams, James (1752-1816)
SNiGB ID: JaAdams1816
Educated at University College, Oxford and at the Inner Temple, he was an advocate at Doctors' Commons, brother-in-law of Lord Sidmouth, and Tory MP for East Looe (1784-90), Hindon (1790-96, Bramber (1796-1802), and Harwich (1803-07), and an Admiralty lord.
 
Adams, [née Anson], Jenette (bap. 1690-1771)
SNiGB ID: JeAdams1771
The elder sister of Admiral George Anson, first baron Anson; in 1725 she married Sambrook Adams of Sambrook, Shropshire; her son George inherited the Anson estates and took the name Ansons.
 
Adams, John (1735-1826)
SNiGB ID: JoAdams1826
Educated at Harvard College, he was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, American ambassador to Great Britain (1785-88), and second president of the United States (1797-1801).
 
Adams, John (ca. 1711-1777)
SNiGB ID: JoAdams1777
Of St Alkmunds, Shropshire; he was an alderman of Shrewsbury and the younger brother of William Adams (1706-1789), master of Pembroke College.
 
Adams, John (ca. 1749-1813)
SNiGB ID: JoAdams1813
Educated at Aberdeen University, he migrated south and was minister of the Scottish church at Hatton Gardon, a prolific writer of popular textbooks, and master of a school at Putney.
 
Adams, John (1758-1804)
SNiGB ID: JoAdams1804
He was master of the Royal Riding School at Edinburgh.
 
Adams, John (ca. 1768-1829)
SNiGB ID: JoAdams1829
A British seaman, he was the last surviving the Bounty mutineer, discovered living on Pitcairn Island in 1808.
 
Adams, John (ca. 1746-1817)
SNiGB ID: JoAdams1817
Of Peterwell, Cardiganshire; educated at Queen's College, Oxford, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister who inherited a large but encumbered estate from his uncle and was a Tory MP for Carmarthen (1774-80).
 
Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)
SNiGB ID: JoAdams1848
The son of son of John Adams (1735-1826), second president of the United States; educated at Harvard College, he was a lawyer, politician, diplomat, and the sixth president of the United States.
 
Adams, Joseph (ca. 1756-1818)
SNiGB ID: JoAdams1818
Educated under John Hunter, he was a London physician and president of the Medical Society of London and the London Philosophical Society. In 1816 recommended that the poet Coleridge seek care from James Gillman.
 
Adams, Lady Mary (fl. ca. 1795)
SNiGB ID: MaAdams1795
Not identified, but possibly a courtesan who adopted this name; she appeared at Venice, 1794-95, with the banker Charles Sackville (ca. 1742-1795).
 
Adams, [née Cockayne], Mary Anne (1781-1873)
SNiGB ID: MaAdams1873
The third daughter of the Hon. William Cockayne (1756-1809) of Rushton Hall, Northamptonshire; in 1811 she became the second wife of the barrister William Adams (1772-1851).
 
Adams, [née Hammond], Mary Anne Susanna (1765-1833)
SNiGB ID: MaAdams1833
The daughter of Leonard Hammond (1734-1787) of Cheam, Surrey; in 1796 she married James Adams MP (1752-1816) of Berkeley Square.
 
Adams, [née Amyand], Lady Mary Catherine (1726-1771)
SNiGB ID: MaAdams1771
The daughter of the surgeon Claudius Amyand (c.1660-1740); in 1759 she became the second wife of the judge Sir Richard Adams (ca. 1709-1774).
 
Adams, Sir Richard (ca. 1709-1774)
SNiGB ID: RiAdams1774
Educated at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister, recorder of London (1748), and baron of the exchequer (1753), knighted in 1752.
 
Adams, Robert (ca. 1674-1738)
SNiGB ID: RoAdams1738
Of Cavendish Square, London; he was chief of the East India Company factory at Tellicherry on the Malabar coast, and a company directory (1736-37) said to have survived an encounter with a tiger and left a fortune of £100,000 to his two unmarried daughters.
 
Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)
SNiGB ID: SaAdams1803
Born in Boston, he was a Massachusetts politician instrumental in the events leading up to the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, a drafter of the Articles of Confederation, and governor of Massachusetts (1794-97).
 
Adams, [née Flower], Sarah (1805-1848)
SNiGB ID: SaAdams1848
She was an English poet and actress who wrote Vivia perpetua: a Dramatic Poem in Five Acts (1841). She married William Bridges Adams in 1834.
 
Adams, the younger, Thomas (1785-1858)
SNiGB ID: ThAdams1858
An English musician; he was organist at Carlisle Chapel, Lambeth (1802), St Paul's, Deptford (1814), St George's, Camberwell (1824), and St Dunstan-in-the-West, Fleet Street (1833).
 
Adams, William (1752-1811)
SNiGB ID: WiAdams1811
Of Bowden, Devonshire; he was a merchant and Tory MP for Plympton Erle (1796-1801) and Totnes (1801-11) allied with William Pitt. In 1783 his wife was wet nurse to the youngest child of George III, Princess Amelia.
 
Adams, William (1706-1789)
SNiGB ID: WiAdams1789
Educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, he was master of Pembroke (1775), archdeacon of Llandaff (1777) and a friend of Samuel Johnson.
 
Adams, Sir William (1783-1827)
SNiGB ID: WiAdams1827
Born in Cornwall, he was an ophthalmic surgeon and oculist-extraordinary to the Prince Regent who was knighted in 1814. He adopted his wife's name of Rawson late in life.
 
Adams, William (1772-1851)
SNiGB ID: WiAdams1851
Of Thorpe, Chertsey, Surrey; educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he was an advocate in the admiralty and ecclesiastical courts. He was employed in making financial settlements with the United States and in preparing the government case against Queen Caroline.
 
Adams, William Bridges (1797-1872)
SNiGB ID: WiAdams1872
Railway engineer and author of Roads and Rails (1862); he published radical pamphlets under the pseudonym of Junius Redivivus. His first wife was a daughter of Francis Place (1771-1854), his second wife was the poet Sarah Flower Adams.
 
Adams, William Dacres (1775-1862)
SNiGB ID: WiAdams1862
Of Bowdon, Devonshire, the son of William Adams MP (1752-1811); he was William Pitt's last private secretary (1804-06) and commissioner of woods and forests (1810-34). He was the brother-in-law of Thomas Peregrine Courtenay MP (1782-1841).
 
Adamson, John (1787-1855)
SNiGB ID: JoAdams1855
He was a Newcastle poet, antiquary, translator, bibliophile, and author of Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Luis de Camoens (1820).
 
Adamson, Robert (1753-1817)
SNiGB ID: RoAdams1817
Of Oaksey, Wiltshire; educated at Eton College and at Magdalen College, Oxford, he was a landowner and Tory MP for Cricklade (1784-85).
 
Adamson, Thomas (d. 1747)
SNiGB ID: ThAdams1747
Of Sherborne Lane; educated at Lincoln's Inn, he was a London attorney who subscribed to Henry Fielding's Miscellanies and died unmarried.
 
Adcock, [née Palmer], Mary (d. 1773)
SNiGB ID: MaAdcoc1773
The sister of the actor John Palmer (1728-1768); she was an actress who while touring in the American colonies married the actor William Adcock (dates not known); they performed at Drury Lane in 1765 and had a daughter Sarah who was also an actress.
 
Addams, Abraham (d. 1740)
SNiGB ID: AbAddam1740
Of Enfield, Middlesex; he was a London merchant and director of the East India Company.
 
Addams Williams, [née Nicoll], Anna Louisa (d. 1861)
SNiGB ID: AnAddam1861
The daughter of the Rev. Iltyd Nicoll (c.1744–1787) of The Ham, Glamorganshire; in 1818 she married William Addams Williams MP (1787-1861) of Llangibby Castle.
 
Addams Williams, William (1787-1861)
SNiGB ID: WiAddam1861
The son of William Addams Williams (1749-1823) of Llangibby Castle, Monmouthshire; he was sheriff of Monmouthshire (1827) and a Liberal MP for Monmouthshire (1831-41).
 
Addenbrooke, John Peter (1753-1821)
SNiGB ID: JoAdden1821
He was major in the 54th Foot, gentleman usher to Queen Charlotte, and equerry to Princess Charlotte.
 
Adderley, Charles Bowyer (1727-1826)
SNiGB ID: ChAdder1826
Of Hams Hall, Staffordshire; educated at Queen's College, Oxford, he died without issue leaving his estates to Charles Bowyer Adderley, first baron Norton (1814–1905).
 
Adderley, Edward Hale (1771-1870)
SNiGB ID: EdAdder1870
Educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was an Irish landowner, writer for the East India Company, and private secretary to the fourth earl of Buckinghamshire. He lived to a remarkable age.
 
Adderley, Thomas (ca. 1713-1791)
SNiGB ID: ThAdder1791
Of Innishannon, County Cork; educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a textile manufacturer and MP for Charlemont (1752-60), Bandon (1761-76) and Clonakilty (1776-91) in the Irish parliament.
 
Addington, Anthony (1713-1790)
SNiGB ID: AnAddin1790
He was an English physician educated at Winchester and Trinity College, Oxford; William Pitt was his patient and friend. He was the father of Henry Addington, the prime minister.
 
Addington, [née Estcourt], Eleanor Anne (bap. 1805-1877)
SNiGB ID: ElAddin1877
The eldest daughter of Thomas Grimston Bucknall-Estcourt MP (1775-1853); in 1836 she married the diplomat Henry Unwin Addington (1790–1870).
 
Addington, Haviland (1787-1868)
SNiGB ID: HaAddin1868
Of Langford Court, Somersetshire, the elder son of John Hiley Addington (1759-1818); educated at Oxford and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a commissioner of stamps and member of the Athenaeum Club who died unmarried.
 
Addington, Hon. Henry (1786-1823)
SNiGB ID: HeAddin1823
The eldest son of the prime minister; educated at Winchester College and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was clerk of the pells in the Exchequer. He suffered from a mental disorder that rendered him an imbecile.
 
Addington, Henry, first viscount Sidmouth (1757-1844)
SNiGB ID: LdSidmo1
Educated at Winchester College, Brasenose College, Oxford, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a political disciple of William Pitt, Tory MP for Devizes (1784-1805) speaker of the House of Commons (1789-1801), and prime minister (1801-1804), created Viscount Sidmouth in 1805.
 
Addington, Henry Unwin (1790-1870)
SNiGB ID: HeAddin1870
The son of John Hiley Addington (1759-1818) and nephew of the prime minister; educated at Winchester College, he was a diplomat appointed under-secretary at the Foreign Office in 1842.
 
Addington, John Hiley (1759-1818)
SNiGB ID: JoAddin1818
The younger brother of Henry Addington, Lord Sidmouth, he was educated at Winchester College and at Brasenose College, Oxford and was MP for Truro (1787-90), Winchelsea (1794-96), Wendover (1796-1802), Bossiney (1802-03), and Harwich (1803-18).
 
Addington, [née Hiley], Mary (ca. 1722-1778)
SNiGB ID: MaAddin1778
The daughter of Haviland John Hiley (1688-1754), headmaster of Reading School; in 1745 she married the physician Anthony Addington (1713-1790); she was the mother of Lord Sidmouth.
 
Addington, [née Unwin], Mary (d. 1833)
SNiGB ID: MaSidmo1833
The daughter and heir of Henry Unwin of Stock, Essex; in 1785 she married John Hiley Addington MP (1759-1818).
 
Addington, [née Young], Mary, viscountess Sidmouth (ca. 1794-1894)
SNiGB ID: LySidmo2
The daughter of John Young (d. 1841), rector of Thorpe Malsor; she married the William Leonard Addington, afterwards viscount Sidmouth, in 1820 and lived to the age of 100.
 
Addington, [née Scott], Lady Mary Anne, viscountess Sidmouth (ca. 1783-1842)
SNiGB ID: LySidmo1b
The daughter of William Scott, first baron Stowell; after a marriage to Thomas Townshend of Hovington, in 1823 she became the second wife of Henry Addington, viscount Sidmouth (1757–1844).
 
Addington, Stephen (1729-1796)
SNiGB ID: StAddin1796
A student of Philip Doddridge (1746-50), he was an independent minister at Market Harborough (1752-81) who in 1758 succeeded John Aikin at his school at Kibworth; from 1781 he was minister in London and tutor at the Mile End Academy. He was a miscellaneous writer and author of textbooks.
 
Addington, [née Hammond], Ursula Mary, viscountess Sidmouth (1760-1811)
SNiGB ID: LySidmo1a
The elder daughter and coheir of Leonard Hammond of Cheam House (d. 1787); in 1781 she became the first wife of the future prime minister, Henry Addington.
 
Addington, Sir William (1728-1811)
SNiGB ID: WiAddin1811
He was a police magistrate for Bow Street in London and author of An Abridgment of Penal Statutes.
 
Addington, William Leonard, second viscount Sidmouth (1794-1864)
SNiGB ID: LdSidmo2
The third son of Lord Sidmouth; educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was rector of Poole, Wiltshire before succeeding his father in 1844.
 
Addison, [née Myddleton], Charlotte, countess of Warwick (bap. 1680-1731)
SNiGB ID: LyWarwi6
After a marriage to Edward Rich, earl of Warwick (1673–1701), in 1716 she married the writer Joseph Addison (1672-1719).
 
Addison, [née Cresswell], Elizabeth (bap. 1736-1807)
SNiGB ID: ElAddis1807
The daughter of William Cresswell (1698-1773) of Woodhorn, Northumberland; in 1767 she married John Addition (1725-1787) of Whitby, Yorkshire.
 
Addison, John (bap. 1725-1787)
SNiGB ID: JoAddis1787
Of Whitby, Yorkshire, and Bedford Square, London; he was a sea captain, shipowner, and landowner elected an elder brother of Trinity House in 1778; some of the ships he owned were involved in the slave trade. He was the great uncle of Sir Cresswell Cresswell (1794-1863).
 
Addison, Joseph (1672-1719)
SNiGB ID: JoAddis1719
Born in Wiltshire and educated at Queen's College, Oxford, he was a politician and man of letters who with his friend Richard Steele edited The Spectator (1711-12). In the eighteenth century his tragedy Cato (1713) was much admired.
 
Addison, Lancelot (bap. 1632-1703)
SNiGB ID: LaAddis1703
Educated at the Queen's College, Oxford, he was chaplain at Tangier, dean of Lichfield, and the father of the essayist Joseph Addison.
 
Addison, Robert (fl. ca. 1824)
SNiGB ID: RoAddis1824
London music publisher in partnership with Frederick Beale (1804-1863) He predeceased his partner.
 
Addison, Thomas (1795-1860)
SNiGB ID: ThAddis1860
Educated at Newcastle grammar school and at Edinburgh University, he was a London surgeon and lecturer at Guy's Hospital; Addison's disease is named after him.
 
Addison, William Innes (1857-1912)
SNiGB ID: WiAddis1912
Scottish antiquary educated at the University of Edinburgh; he was registrar at Glasgow University.
 
Adeane, [née Jones], Ann (1744-1832)
SNiGB ID: AnAdean1832
The daughter and heir of Robert Jones MP (ca. 1704-1774), director of the East India Company; in 1763 she married while under age General James Whorwood Adeane MP (1740-1802). Her father, who did not approve, left most of his estate to her son, James Whorwood Adeane.
 
Adeane, [née Blake], Annabella (1764-1812)
SNiGB ID: AnAdean1812
The daughter of Sir Patrick Blake, first baronet (ca. 1742-1784) of Langham Hall, Suffolk; in 1785 she married Robert Jones Adeane (1763-1823) of Babraham, Cambridgeshire.
 
Adeane, Henry John (1789-1847)
SNiGB ID: HeAdean1847
The son and heir of Robert Jones Adeane (1763-1823) of Babraham, Cambridgeshire; educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister, landowner and Whig MP for Cambridgeshire (1830-32).
 
Adeane, James Whorwood (bap. 1740-1802)
SNiGB ID: JaAdean1802
Of Chalgrove, Oxfordshire; he was a military officer, Tory MP for Cambridge (1780-89) and Cambridgeshire (1789-1802) and groom of the bedchamber from 1784.
 
Adeane, [née King], Katherine Judith (bap. 1804-1825)
SNiGB ID: KaAdean1825
The daughter of John King MP (1759-1830); in 1822 she became the first wife of the barrister Henry John Adeane MP (1789-1847); she died giving birth to a son.
 
Adeane, [née Stanley], Hon. Matilda Abigail (bap. 1806-1850)
SNiGB ID: MaAdean1850
The sixth daughter of the first baron Stanley of Alderley (1766-1850); in 1828 she became the second wife of Henry John Adeane (1789-1847) of Babraham, Cambridgeshire.
 
Adeane, Robert Jones (bap. 1763-1823)
SNiGB ID: RoAdean1823
Of Babraham, Cambridgeshire, the son of General James Whorwood Adeane (1740-1802); he had extensive landholdings in Essex, Oxfordshire, and Cambridgeshire.
 
Aders, Charles (1780-1846)
SNiGB ID: ChAders1846
London merchant and art collector who was a friend of Lamb and Coleridge and purchased works by William Blake.
 
Aders, [née Smith], Elizabeth (1785-1857)
SNiGB ID: ElAders1857
The daughter of the print-maker John Raphael Smith (1751-1812); she married the art collector Charles Aders (1780-1846) and was a London hostess.
 
Adey, [née Repton], Dorothy (ca. 1746-1822)
SNiGB ID: DoAdey1822
The daughter of John Repton (bap. 1714-1775), collector of excise, and sister of the landscape gardener Humphry Repton; in 1769 she married the Aylsham, Norfolk solicitor John Adey (1735-1809).
 
Adey, John (1735-1809)
SNiGB ID: JoAdey1809
Of Aylsham, Norfolk, the son of Joseph Adey (1704-1763) of Lichfield; he was a Norfolk solicitor, brother-in-law of Humphry Repton (1752-1818), and lifelong friend of the writer Anna Seward.
 
Adey, Stephen Thurston (d. 1801)
SNiGB ID: StAdey1801
He was a London banker, associate of Edmund Burke, and Whig MP for Higham Ferrers (1798-1801) who died unmarried.
 
Adie, Alexander James (1775-1858)
SNiGB ID: AlAdie1858
Of Edinburgh; he was a maker of scientific instruments who erected an observatory on his house at Merchant Court.
 
Adkin, Thomas (1760-ca. 1821)
SNiGB ID: ThAdkin1809
Of Downham Market, Norfolk; educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge where he acquired a reputation as a roisterer, he was afterwards a close friend of Lord Grey and Samuel Whitbread.
 
Adolphus, John (1768-1845)
SNiGB ID: JoAdolp1845
Educaated a the Inner Temple, he was barrister who wrote History of England from the Accession of George III to the Conclusion of Peace in 1783 (1802) and a political associate of Henry Addington and a writer for the British Critic.
 
Adolphus, John Leycester (bap. 1794-1862)
SNiGB ID: JoAdolp1862
The son of the historian John Adolphus (1768-1845); educated at Merchant Taylors' School and at St John's College, Oxford, he was a barrister of the Inner Temple. In Letters to Richard Heber (1821) he demonstrated that the Waverley Novels were written by Walter Scott.
 
Adolphus, [née Leycester], Martha Elizabeth (ca. 1765-1843)
SNiGB ID: MaAdolp1842
The daughter of the Rev. Ralph Leycester (d.1803) of White Place, Berkshire; in 1793 she married the historian John Adolphus (1768-1845).
 
Adolphus, Michael (bap. ca. 0000-1785)
SNiGB ID: MiAdolp1785
Of Cleveland Court Saint James's Place; he was was one of the original members of the London Committee of Deputies of British Jews, and adopted and left a legacy to his nephew's son, the historian John Adolphus (1768-1845).
 
Adye, James Pattison (ca. 1783-1831)
SNiGB ID: JaAdye1831
The youngest son of the artillery officer Stephen Payne Adye (ca. 1743-1794); born at New York, he was an artillery officer and the father of Sir John Miller Adye (1819-1900); he died at Naples.
 
Adye, John Miller (1789-1817)
SNiGB ID: JoAdye1817
The son of Stephen Payne Adye (ca. 1743-1794); the captain of the Partridge sloop, he died young of apoplexy at Fareham, Hampshire.
 
Adye, Ralph Willett (bap. 1764-1804)
SNiGB ID: RaAdye1804
The eldest son of Stephen Payne Adye (ca. 1743-1794); born at Colchester, he was second lieutenant in the Royal Artillery and the author of The Bombardier and Pocket Gunner (1798); he died at Gilbralter.
 
Adye, Stephen Galway (1773-1838)
SNiGB ID: StAdye1838
The second son of the artillery officer Stephen Payne Adye (ca. 1743-1794); born at Philadelphia(?), he was an artillery officer who served in Egypt, the 1809 Walcheren expedition, and in the Peninsular War, and commanded the artillery of the first division at Waterloo.
 
Adye, Stephen Payne (ca. 1743-1794)
SNiGB ID: StAdye1794
The eldest son of Stephen Adye (d.1756) of St Kitts; educated at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, he was an artillery officer who was deputy judge-advocate-general in North America who wrote a Treatise on Courts-Martial (1769).
 
Affleck, [née Dolben], Anne (d. 1744)
SNiGB ID: AnAffle1744
The daughter of John Dolben MP (1662-1710) of Epsom, Surrey; in 1705 she married at Westminster Abbey Gilbert Affleck MP (ca. 1684-1764) of Dalham Hall, Suffolk, and was the mother of a very large family.
 
Affleck, Sir Edmund, first baronet (1725-1788)
SNiGB ID: EdAffle1788
Of Dalham Hall, Suffolk, the son of Gilbert Affleck MP (1684?-1764), he was a naval officer who served in the Seven Years' War and the American war of independence and was a Tory MP for Colchester (1782-88). He was created a baronet in 1782.
 
Affleck, Gilbert, second baronet (ca. 1684-1764)
SNiGB ID: GiAffle1764
Of Dalham Hall, Suffolk, the son of an East India Company merchant; he was a Tory MP for Cambridge (1722-27, 1737-41) who fathered an exceptionally large family.
 
Affleck, Sir Gilbert, second baronet (1740-1808)
SNiGB ID: GiAffle1808
Of Dalham Hall, Suffolk, the son of John Affleck MP (1710-76); educated at Bury St Edmunds and at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he succeeded his uncle Sir Edmund Affleck (1725-1788) as baronet in 1788. He was Lady Holland's step-father.
 
Affleck, James (1716-1784)
SNiGB ID: JaAffle1784
The son of Gilbert Affleck MP (1684?-1764); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was rector of Finedon, Northamptonshire, prebendary of Southwell, and of York (1783).
 
Affleck, Sir James, third baronet (1759-1833)
SNiGB ID: JaAffle1833
Of Dalham Hall, Suffolk, the son of the Rev. James Affleck (1716-1784); he was a military officer who fought in the war of American independence and was for thirty-eight years lieutenant-colonel of the 16th Dragoons; in 1808 he succeeded a cousin as baronet.
 
Affleck, John (1710-1776)
SNiGB ID: JoAffle1776
Of Dalham Hall, Suffolk, the eldest son of Gilbert Affleck MP (1684?-1764), educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Tory MP for Suffolk (1743-61) and Amersham (1767-68).
 
Affleck, [née Clark], Lady Mary (ca. 1754-1835)
SNiGB ID: MaAffle1836
The daughter of Thomas Clark of New York; in 1770 she married the Jamaica planter Richard Vassall (1732-95), and in 1796 Sir Gilbert Affleck, second baronet (d. 1808). She was the mother of Lady Holland.
 
Affleck, Philip (ca. 1726-1799)
SNiGB ID: PhAffle1799
Of Dalham Hall, Suffolk, the son of Gilbert Affleck MP (1684?-1764), he was a naval officer who served in the Seven Years' War and the American war of independence and was a lord of the Admiralty (1793).
 
Affleck, [née Metcalfe], Sarah (bap. 1715-1774)
SNiGB ID: SaAffle1774
The daughter and heir of James Metcalfe MP (d.1730) of Roxton, Bedfordshire; in 1736 she married John Affleck MP (1710-1776) of Dalham Hall, Suffolk.
 
Agar, [née Hunt], Anna Maria (ca. 1771-1861)
SNiGB ID: AnAgar1861
The sole heiress of her great-uncle, John Robartes, fourth earl of Radnor (ca. 1686-1757); in 1804 she married the Hon. Charles Bagnall Agar.
 
Agar, [née Ellis], Anne (1707-1765)
SNiGB ID: AnAgar1765
The daughter of Welbore Ellis, bishop of Meath (c.1661-1734); in 1733 she married Henry Agar (ca. 1707-1746) of Gowran Castle, County Kilkenny; in 1753 she became the first wife of George Dunbar MP (1721-1803) of Dublin.
 
Agar, Charles (1755-1789)
SNiGB ID: ChAgar1789
The son of James Agar MP (1713-1769); educated at Eton, Trinity College, Dublin, and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was briefly MP for Kilkenny in the Irish parliament (1778) and archdeacon of Emly (1782-88). He died unmarried.
 
Agar, Charles, first earl of Normanton (1736-1809)
SNiGB ID: LdNorma1a
The son of Henry Agar (ca. 1707-1746), MP for Gowran; educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was bishop of Cloyne (1768-79), Cashel (1779-1801), and of Dublin (1801-09), created Earl of Normanton in 1806. He died worth £400,000.
 
Agar, Hon. Charles Bagnall (1769-1811)
SNiGB ID: ChAgar1811
A younger son of the first viscount Clifden; educated at Westminster School, Christ Church, Oxford, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister who married an heiress and was high sheriff of Cornwall in 1809.
 
Agar, Diana (d. 1821)
SNiGB ID: DiAgar1814
The sister of the first lord Normanton, archbishop of Dublin; she died unmarried at Clifton “at an advanced age.”
 
Agar, [née Herbert], Lady Diana, countess of Normanton (1790-1841)
SNiGB ID: LyNorma2
The eldest daughter of the eleventh earl of Pembroke by his first wife; in 1816 she married Welbore Ellis Agar, second earl of Normanton (1778-1868).
 
Agar, Sir Emanuel Felix (1781-1866)
SNiGB ID: EmAgar1866
The (natural?) son of Welbore Ellis Agar (ca. 1735-1805); he was a clerk in the pay office (1801-02), military officer who served in Peninsular War and a Whig MP for Sudbury (1807-12) who was knighted in 1812.
 
Agar, Hon. Emily Anne (ca. 1766-1821)
SNiGB ID: EmAgar1821
She was the only daughter of James, first viscount Clifden (1734-89) and the sister of Henry Welbore Agar-Ellis, second viscount Clifden.
 
Agar, George, first baron Callan (1751-1815)
SNiGB ID: LdCalla1
The son of James Agar (1713-1769); educated at Eton and at Trinity College Cambridge, he was an MP for Callan (1777-1790) and a member of the Irish privy council, in 1789 he was created baron Callan, afterwards an Irish representative peer. He never married.
 
Agar, Hon. George Charles (1780-1856)
SNiGB ID: GeAgar1856
A second son of the first earl of Normanton (1736-1809); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a military officer in the 3rd Foot Guards who retired in 1811 and was elected FRS in 1832. He died unmarried.
 
Agar, [née Hotham], Gertrude (ca. 1730-1780)
SNiGB ID: GeAgar1780
The daughter of Sir Charles Hotham, fifth baronet MP (1693-1738); in 1762 she married the art collector Welbore Ellis Agar FRS (ca. 1735-1805).
 
Agar, Henry (ca. 1707-1746)
SNiGB ID: HeAgar1746
Of Gowran Castle, County Kilkenny; educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a landowner and MP in the Irish parliament for Gowran (1727-46).
 
Agar, James (1713-1769)
SNiGB ID: JaAgar1769
Of Ringwood, County Kilkenny, the younger son of James Agar MP (1672-1733); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a litigious MP for Gowran (1747-60) and Tulsk (1768-69) in the Irish parliament; he was killed in a duel with his rival, Henry Flood.
 
Agar, James (ca. 1757-1838)
SNiGB ID: JaAgar1838
The son of James Agar of Cork; educated at Trinity College, Dublin and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister, king's counsellor, and member of the London Corresponding Society arrested for suspicion of treason in 1798.
 
Agar, James (1672-1733)
SNiGB ID: JaAgar1733
Of Gowran Castle, County Kilkenny, the son of Charles Agar (d.1696); he was MP for Old Leighlin (1703-13), Gowran (1715-16), Callan (1715-27), and St Canice (1727-33) in the Irish parliament.
 
Agar, James, first viscount Clifden (1734-1789)
SNiGB ID: LdClifd1
The second son of Henry Agar MP (ca. 1707-1746); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was an MP in the Irish parliament and commissioner of revenue who was created Viscount Clifden in 1776.
 
Agar, James Charles Herbert Welbore Ellis, third earl of Normanton (1818-1896)
SNiGB ID: LdNorma3
The son of Welbore Ellis Agar, second earl (1778-1868); educated at Westminster School and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a Conservative MP for Wilton (1841-52).
 
Agar, [née Benson], Jane, countess of Normanton (ca. 1751-1826)
SNiGB ID: LyNorma1a
The eldest daughter of William Benson of County Down; in 1776 she married Charles Agar (1736-1809), afterwards first earl of Normanton. In 1808 Frances Calvert described her as “a pious and good-humored everlasting chatterer.”
 
Agar, Hon. John Ellis (1764-1797)
SNiGB ID: JoAgar1797
The second son of the first viscount Clifden; educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a clergyman in Ireland where he was prebendary of Emly (1789).
 
Agar, John Samuel (1773-1858)
SNiGB ID: JoAgar1858
He was an English engraver and artist who exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1796 to 1806.
 
Agar, [née Martin], Lucia, viscountess Clifden (ca. 1731-1802)
SNiGB ID: LyClifd1
The daughter of Colonel John Martin of Dublin; she married first the Hon. Henry Boyle-Walsingham MP (ca.1729-1756), and in 1760 James Agar, first viscount Clifden (1734-89).
 
Agar, [née Lind], Lady Margaret (ca. 1790-1863)
SNiGB ID: MaAgar1863
The daughter of Edward George Lind (1754-1832); in 1811 she married Sir Emanuel Felix Agar MP (1781-1866).
 
Agar, Welbore Ellis, second earl of Normanton (1778-1868)
SNiGB ID: LdNorma2
The son of Bishop Charles Agar, first earl of Normanton (1736-1809); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was notable as an art collector.
 
Agar, Welbore Ellis (ca. 1735-1805)
SNiGB ID: WeAgar1805
Educated at Westminster School, he was deputy commissary general of England and a notable art collector.
 
Agar, William (ca. 1767-1838)
SNiGB ID: WiAgar1838
Of Elm Lodge, Camden Town; educated at Lincoln's Inn, he was a wealthy Unitarian chancery barrister, bencher, and king's counsel (1816) who founded a Unitarian chapel at Little Portland Street, Regent's Street.
 
Agar-Ellis, Henry, third viscount Clifden (1825-1866)
SNiGB ID: LdClifd3
The son of George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, first baron Dover (1797-1833); educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, in 1836 he succeeded his grandfather in the Irish peerage.
 
Agar-Robartes, [née Pole-Carew], Juliana, baroness Robartes (1812-1881)
SNiGB ID: LyRobar1
The eldest daughter of Reginald Pole-Carew (1753-1835) by his second marriage; in 1839 she married Thomas James Agar, who was created Baron Robartes in 1869.
 
Agar-Robartes, Thomas James, first baron Robartes (1808-1882)
SNiGB ID: LdRobar1
The grandson of James Agar, first viscount Clifden; educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was an MP for Cornwall East (1847-1868), created Baron Robartes in 1869.
 
Agasse, Jacques-Laurent (1767-1849)
SNiGB ID: JaAgass1849
Born at Geneva and trained in France, he was an animal painter who emigrated to England during the French Revolution under the patronage of the second baron Rivers, exhibiting at the Royal Academy.
 
Aglionby, [née Lawson], Elizabeth (ca. 1686-1757)
SNiGB ID: ElAglio1757
The sister of Sir Gilfrid Lawson, sixth baronet MP (ca. 1657-1749) of Brayton, Cumberland; she married Henry Aglionby MP (1684-1759) of Nunnery, Cumberland.
 
Aglionby, Henry (1684-1759)
SNiGB ID: HeAglio1759
Of Nunnery, Cumberland, England; he was MP for Carlisle (1721-27), sheriff of Carlisle (1732-33), and several times mayor of Carlisle.
 
Agnew, Sir Andrew, seventh baronet (1793-1849)
SNiGB ID: AnAgnew1849
Educated at Edinburgh University and privately at Oxford, he succeeded his grandfather in 1809 and was a conservative Whig MP for Wigtownshire (1830-37) who sought to pass a sabbath-observance bill that ultimately failed.
 
Agnew, John (1759-1812)
SNiGB ID: JoAgnew1812
Of Whitton Park, Twickenham, the third son of John Vans Agnew of Barnbarroch (d.1780); he was an East India Company nabob, banker, and Tory MP for Stockbridge (1799-1802).
 
Agnew, [née Carnegie], Lady Madeline (1796-1858)
SNiGB ID: MaAgnew1858
The daughter of Sir David Carnegie, fourth baronet (1753-1805); in 1816 she married Sir Andrew Agnew, seventh baronet (1793–1849).
 
Agnew, [née De Courcy], Hon. Martha (1793-1849)
SNiGB ID: MaAgnew1833
The daughter of John de Courcy, 21st baron Kingsale (d. 1822); in 1792 she married Andrew Agnew (d. 1792), son of Sir Stair Agnew, sixth baronet (1734-1809).
 
Agnew, Patrick Vans (1783-1842)
SNiGB ID: PaAgnew1842
Born in Scotland, he was lieutenant-colonel in the Madras army and a director of the East India Company (1833-42).
 
Aguilar, Grace (1816-1847)
SNiGB ID: GrAguil1847
The daughter of Emanuel Aguilar (1787-1845), a Jewish merchant, she was a schoolteacher, popular novelist and apologist for Judaism.
 
Agutter, Paul (ca. 1726-1802)
SNiGB ID: PaAgutt1802
Of Crown Court, Cheapside; he was a warehouseman and silk merchant, sometimes in partnership with Richard Blackburn and Thomas Tatlock (ca. 1735-1815).
 
Agutter, William (1758-1835)
SNiGB ID: WiAgutt1835
Educated at Lincoln College, Oxford and at Magalen College, Oxford, he was a clergyman, abolitionist, and political conservative.
 
Aickin, Francis (ca. 1735-1812)
SNiGB ID: FrAicki1812
Born in Dublin, he was an Irish actor who made his Drury Lane debut in 1765; from 1774 he performed at Covent Garden; in 1789 he was a theatre manager in Liverpool in partnership with John Philip Kemble, and spent his later years at the Theatre Royal in Edinburgh.
 
Aickin, James (ca. 1736-1803)
SNiGB ID: JaAicki1803
Irish actor who performed at Smock Alley in Dublin and the Canongate Theatre in Edinburgh; from 1767 he performed subordinate roles at Drury Lane where he was acting manager under Sheridan. In 1792 he fought a duel with John Philip Kemble.
 
Aikenhead, Mary Frances (1787-1858)
SNiGB ID: MaAiken1858
The daughter of the Cork physician David Aikenhead; with the encouragement of the future bishop Daniel Murray, she became a Roman Catholic nun and manager of an orphanage and founder of a convent and hospitals for the poor.
 
Aikin, [née Wakefield], Anne (ca. 1780-1821)
SNiGB ID: AnAikin1821
The daughter of Gilbert Wakefield (1756-1801); about 1805 she married the surgeon Charles Rochemont Aikin (1775-1847), son of the writer John Aikin (1747-1822).
 
Aikin, Arthur (1773-1854)
SNiGB ID: ArAikin1854
The son of Dr. John Aikin and brother of Lucy Aikin; educated at Warrington, Palgrave, and Hackney College, he was a chemist and geologist who edited the Annual Review (1803-08).
 
Aikin, Charles Rochemont (1775-1847)
SNiGB ID: ChAikin1847
The second son of the writer John Aikin MD (1747-1822); raised by his aunt, Anna Letitia Barbauld, he was educated at Edinburgh University before taking over his father's practice as a London physician.
 
Aikin, Edmund (1780-1820)
SNiGB ID: EdAikin1820
The youngest son of John Aikin MD (1747-1822); educated at the Royal Academy Schools, he was an architect and designer who exhibited at the Royal Academy and collaborated with Thomas Hope on Household Furniture (1807).
 
Aikin, [née Jennings], Jane (1714-1785)
SNiGB ID: JaAikin1785
The daughter of the schoolmaster John Jennings (ca. 1687-1723), she married the schoolmaster John Aikin (1713-1780), and was the mother of the writer Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743-1825).
 
Aikin, John (1713-1780)
SNiGB ID: JoAikin1780
Educated for the dissenting ministry by Philip Doddridge (1702-1751) and at King's College, Aberdeen, he was a schoolmaster at Kibworth and from 1758 at the Warrington Academy. He was the father of John Aikin MD (1747-1822) and Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1743-1825).
 
Aikin, John (1747-1822)
SNiGB ID: JoAikin1822
Born in Leicestershire and educated at the Warrington Academy, he was a physician, critic, biographer, and brother of Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1743-1825); he edited the Monthly Magazine (1796-1806).
 
Aikin, Lucy (1781-1864)
SNiGB ID: LuAikin1864
An English biographer and historian; she was the daughter of Dr. John Aikin and niece of Anna Letitia Barbauld whose works she edited (1825). She contributed to the Literary Gazette.
 
Aikin, [née Jennings], Martha (bap. 1747-1830)
SNiGB ID: MaAikin1830
The second daughter of the Cheapside linen draper Arthur Jennings (ca. 1712-1780) by his first wife; in 1772 she married her cousin, the writer and physician John Aikin (1747-1822).
 
Aikman, James (ca. 1779-1860)
SNiGB ID: JaAikma1860
He was an Edinburgh bookseller, historian, and editor of the Edinburgh Star (1809-16).
 
Aikman, John (1679-1752)
SNiGB ID: JoAikma1752
The son of John Aikman of Cairnie, Angus-shire; he was for thirty-eight years a merchant at Leghorn, where he died.
 
Aikman, John (ca. 1691-1770)
SNiGB ID: JoAikma1770
Of Ross, Lanarkshire, the elder son of Thomas Aikman, keeper of the records of Scotland; he was a Leghorn merchant who owned estates in Scotland.
 
Aikman, John Forbes (1737-1821)
SNiGB ID: JoAikma1821
The son of Hugh Forbes of Pittencrieff (d.1760), principal clerk of Session, and brother of the painter Anne Forbes (1745-1834); he was a military officer who took the name of Aikman upon inheriting Ross House, Forfarshire, in 1784.
 
Aikman, William (1695-1784)
SNiGB ID: WiAikma1784
Of Broomhilton, Lanarkshire, the younger son of Thomas Aikman, keeper of the records of Scotland; he was a Leghorn merchant who owned estates in Scotland.
 
Aikman, William (1682-1731)
SNiGB ID: WiAikma1731
Educated at Edinburgh University, he sold the family estate, travelled in Italy, and pursued a career as a portrait painter in London before dying of tuberculosis.
 
Ainger, Alfred (1837-1904)
SNiGB ID: AlAinge1904
Educated at King's College, London and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he was reader at the Temple (1865-93) and a contributor to Macmillan's Magazine; he wrote a biography of Charles Lamb and edited his essays (1883) poems (1884) and letters (1888).
 
Ainger, Thomas (1799-1863)
SNiGB ID: ThAinge1863
Educated at Norwich grammar school and St John's College, Cambridge, he was a founding member of the Cambridge Apostles, perpetual curacy of St John's, Hampstead, and prebendary of St Paul's Cathedral.
 
Ainslie, [née Sharp], Anne (bap. 1744-1792)
SNiGB ID: AnAinsl1792
The daughter of the physician and traveler Samuel Sharp (1709-78) of Bath; in 1774 she married the military officer George Ainslie (d. 1804). She predeceased her husband.
 
Ainslie, [née Gray], Lady Elizabeth (1755-1787)
SNiGB ID: ElAinsl1787
The third daughter of John Gray, eleventh Lord Gray (1716–1782); in 1771 she married the military officer Sir Philip Ainslie (1728-1802).
 
Ainslie, [née Wanger], Lady Elizabeth (ca. 1783-1868)
SNiGB ID: ElAinsl1868
In 1835 she married Robert Sharpe Ainslie, second baronet (1777-1858) with whom she had been living respectably for three decades.
 
Ainslie, George (1722-1804)
SNiGB ID: GeAinsl1804
The eldest son of the Bordeaux wine merchant George Ainslie (d. 1773); he was a military officer and governor of the Scilly Isles.
 
Ainslie, George (ca. 1694-1773)
SNiGB ID: GeAinsl1773
Of Pilton, Midlothian and Bordeaux; he was a Scottish wine merchant and progenitor of a notable family.
 
Ainslie, George Robert (1776-1839)
SNiGB ID: GeAinsl1839
Born in Edinburgh, he was a military officer, unpopular governor of Dominica (1812-15), and authority on numismatics.
 
Ainslie, Henry (1760-1834)
SNiGB ID: HeAinsl1834
The younger son of James Ainslie, a Kendal, Westmorland physician; educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, he was physician at St Thomas's Hospital.
 
Ainslie, John (1745-1828)
SNiGB ID: JoAinsl1828
Of Jedburgh, surveyor and cartographer; his daughter Mary married James Elliot Shortreed-Fair.
 
Ainslie, Montague Farrer (1759-1830)
SNiGB ID: MoAinsl1830
The elder son of James Ainslie, a Kendal, Westmorland physician; educated at Hawkshead School, Trinity College, Cambridge, and Gray's Inn, he was a Cambridge fellow, barrister, commissioner in bankruptcy, and bencher of Gray's Inn.
 
Ainslie, Sir Philip (1728-1802)
SNiGB ID: PhAinsl1802
Of Pilton, the son of the Bordeaux merchant George Ainslie (1694-1773); educated at Westminster School, he was a military officer who was knighted in 1778; his portrait was painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds and Henry Raeburn.
 
Ainslie, Philip Barrington (1785-1869)
SNiGB ID: PhAinsl1869
The son of Sir Philip Ainslie, baronet, and younger brother of the numismatist George Robert Ainslie; he was a Liverpool merchant and author of Reminiscences of a Scottish Gentleman (1861).
 
Ainslie, Sir Robert, first baronet (ca. 1730-1812)
SNiGB ID: RoAinsl1812
Of Great Torrington, Lincolnshire; raised in France, he was British ambassador to the Ottoman Porte (1775-93) and a Tory MP for Milborne Port (1796-1802), created a baronet in 1804.
 
Ainslie, Robert (1766-1838)
SNiGB ID: RoAinsl1838
He was a Scottish writer to the signet (1798) who corresponded with Robert Burns and contributed to the Edinburgh Review.
 
Ainslie, Sir Robert Sharpe, second baronet (1777-1858)
SNiGB ID: RoAinsl1858
Of Chingford, Essex, the nephew and heir of Sir Robert Ainslie (1730-1812) first baronet; educated at Charterhouse and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a Tory MP for Mitchell (1802-06).
 
Ainslie, Sir Whitelaw (1767-1837)
SNiGB ID: WhAinsl1837
He was a surgeon with the East India Company who retired in 1805 and wrote Materia medica of Hindustan (1813). He was knighted in 1835.
 
Ainsworth, [née Harrison], Ann (1778-1842)
SNiGB ID: AnAinsw1842
The daughter of the Rev. Ralph Harrison (1748-1810) of Manchester; in 1802 she married Thomas Ainsworth (1778-1824). She was the mother of the novelist William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882).
 
Ainsworth, [née Ebers], Anne Frances (ca. 1804-1838)
SNiGB ID: AnAinsw1838
The daughter of John Ebers (c.1785-1858), bookseller and opera impresario; in 1826 she married her father's business partner, the novelist William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882). They separated in 1835.
 
Ainsworth, James (1783-1853)
SNiGB ID: JaAinsw1853
The son of Jeremiah Ainsworth (1743-1784); educated at Manchester grammar school and at Edinburgh University, he was surgeon to the Manchester Infirmary (1806-47) and a founder of the Manchester Natural History Society.
 
Ainsworth, Robert (1660-1743)
SNiGB ID: RoAinsw1743
He was an English schoolmaster and compiler of Thesaurus linguae Latinae compendiarius, or, a Compendious Dictionary of the Latin Tongue (1736).
 
Ainsworth, Thomas (1778-1824)
SNiGB ID: ThAinsw1824
The son of Jeremiah Ainsworth (1743-1784); he was a Manchester solicitor and the father of the novelist William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882).
 
Ainsworth, Thomas (ca. 1758-1831)
SNiGB ID: ThAinsw1831
Of Bridge House, Bolton; he was a calico manufacturer in partnership with Robert Peel (1750-1830), afterwards first baronet.
 
Ainsworth, William Francis (1807-1896)
SNiGB ID: WiAinsw1896
The cousin of the novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, he was a geographer, traveler, and journalist who wrote Researches in Assyria, Babylonia and Chaldaea (1838).
 
Ainsworth, William Harrison (1805-1882)
SNiGB ID: WiAinsw1882
Educated at Manchester grammar school and at the Inner Temple, he was a historical novelist who published in the New Monthly Magazine and London Magazine.
 
Aird, Thomas (1802-1876)
SNiGB ID: ThAird1876
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was a poet and friend of James Hogg, John Wilson, and David Macbeth Moir; he wrote for Blackwood's, and edited the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Herald.
 
Airey, [née Talbot], Lady Catherine (1774-1852)
SNiGB ID: CaAirey1852
The third daughter of Lord Talbot de Malahide; she married General George Airey (1761-1833) while he was stationed in Ireland, 1802-05.
 
Airey, Sir George (1761-1833)
SNiGB ID: GeAirey1833
He was an army officer who served in the West Indies under Sir Charles Grey (1793), and was commandant of the forces in the Ionian Islands (1812) and quartermaster-general in Ireland (1813).
 
Airy, Sir George Biddell (1801-1892)
SNiGB ID: GeAiry1892
Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was afterwards professor of mathematics and professor of astronomy; he was appointed Astronomer Royal in 1835.
 
Aislabie, Benjamin (1774-1842)
SNiGB ID: BeAisla1842
Educated at Eton College, he was a West Indies landowner and wine merchant, he was the first secretary of the Marylebone Cricket Club.
 
Aislabie, [née Cecil], Lady Elizabeth (bap. 1706-1733)
SNiGB ID: ElAisla1733
The daughter of daughter of John Cecil, sixth earl of Exeter; in 1724 she became the first wife of William Aislabie (ca. 1700-1781) of Studley Royal, Yorkshire.
 
Aislabie, [née Vernon], Elizabeth (ca. 1722-1780)
SNiGB ID: ElAisla1780
The daughter and coheir of Sir Charles Vernon MP (ca. 1683-1762) of Farnham, Surrey; in 1745 she became the second wife of William Aislabie MP (ca.1700-1781) of Fountains Abbey.
 
Aislabie, John (1670-1742)
SNiGB ID: JoAisla1742
Of Studley Royal, Yorkshire; educated at St John's College, Cambridge, and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1692), he was MP for Ripon (1695-1702, 1705-21) and Northallerton (1702-05), and was chancellor of the exchequer (1718-21) at the time of the South Sea Bubble.
 
Aislabie, William (d. 1773)
SNiGB ID: WiAisla1773
Of Thames Ditton, Surrey, the only son of William Aislabie MP (1671-1725), director of the East India Company; an obscure character, he may have been an officer in the Horse Guards, and was MP for the family seat at Ripon (1727-34).
 
Aislabie, William (ca. 1700-1781)
SNiGB ID: WiAisla1781
Of Studley Royal, Yorkshire, the son of John Aislabie MP (1670-1742); he was an independent MP for Ripon in eleven parliaments (1721-81), a significant landscape gardener, and the restorer of Fountains Abbey.
 
Aislabie, William (1671-1725)
SNiGB ID: WiAisla1725
Of Waverley, Surrey, the sixth son of George Aislabie (bap. 1618-1675); he was an East India Company official who was governor of Bombay (1708-15), director of the East India Company (1719-26), and MP for Ripon (1719-22).
 
Aitken, James (1752-1777)
SNiGB ID: JaAitke1777
Born at Edinburgh and educated at Heriot's Hospital, he was a painter and a professional criminal who was radicalized in America and in 1776 set about committing acts of arson in British dockyards; he was eventually captured, tried, and hung.
 
Aitken, John (1793-1833)
SNiGB ID: JoAitke1833
He was an Edinburgh bookseller who edited Constable's Miscellany (1827) and was a founder of the Edinburgh Literary Journal.
 
Aitken, John (d. 1790)
SNiGB ID: JoAitke1790
Probably educated at Edinburgh University, he was a surgeon, lecturer, and writer on medicine in Edinburgh.
 
Aitken, Robert (1735-1802)
SNiGB ID: RoAitke1802
After an apprenticeship in Edinburgh, he was a Paisley printer and bookseller who in 1771 migrated to Philadelphia where he published the Pennsylvania Magazine and was printer to the Continental Congress.
 
Aiton, William (1731-1793)
SNiGB ID: WiAiton1793
Born in Lanarkshire, he migrated to London in 1754 where he worked as a gardener at the Physic Garden at Chelsea and from 1759 at Kew, where he was succeeded by his son, William Townsend Aiton (1766-1849).
 
Aiton, William Townsend (1766-1849)
SNiGB ID: WiAiton1849
A landscape gardener and botanist who worked at Kew, Kensington, and Windsor; he was elected a fellow of the Linnean Society in 1797. He worked at Buckingham Palace, the Brighton Pavilion, and Windsor.
 
Akehurst, Pell (bap. 1743-1802)
SNiGB ID: PeAkehu1802
The son of Robert Akehurst; educated at Eton and at King's College, Cambridge, he was rector of Buckland, Hertfordshire (1784-1802).
 
Aken, Joseph van (ca. 1699-1749)
SNiGB ID: JoAken1749
Probably born at Antwerp, he was a genre and drapery painter who worked at London from about 1720; his clients included a number of notable portrait painters.
 
Akenside, Mark (1721-1770)
SNiGB ID: MaAkens1770
Born at Newcastle and educated at Edinburgh University, he was a poet and physician who wrote The Pleasures of Imagination (1744); his Odes on Several Subjects (1743) was also widely admired.
 
Akerman, Isaac (1719-1792)
SNiGB ID: IsAkerm1792
Of Fenchurch Street; he was a London merchant engaged in the glass trade who died at Hampton Court.
 
Akerman, John Yonge (1806-1873)
SNiGB ID: JoAkerm1873
The son of a London merchant, he was secretary to William Cobbett and to Lord Albert Conyngham, a numismatist, and founder and editor of the Numismatic Journal, elected FSA in 1834.
 
Akerman, Richard (ca. 1722-1792)
SNiGB ID: RiAkerm1792
He was the keeper of Newgate Prison, renowned for his humanity. He was the son of a former keeper of the same name (d. 1754) and a friend of James Boswell.
 
Alanson, Edward (1747-1823)
SNiGB ID: EdAlans1823
Born in Lancashire and educated under the surgeon John Hunter, he was a surgeon at the Liverpool Infirmary (1770-90) and writer on amputation.
 
Alanson, [née Holland], Mary (bap. 1754-1824)
SNiGB ID: MaAlans1824
The daughter of the Liverpool privateer and slave merchant Nehemiah Holland (1713-1786); in 1775 she married the surgeon Edward Alanson (1747-1823) and was the mother of a large family.
 
Albertazzi, [née Howson], Emma (ca. 1813-1847)
SNiGB ID: EmAlber1847
The daughter of a London music teacher, in 1829 she married Francesco Albertazzi and was an opera singer before her early death from consumption.
 
Albin, Eleazar (d. ca. 1742)
SNiGB ID: ElAlbin1742
He was an English watercolour painter and writer on natural history.
 
Albin, William (ca. 1733-1809)
SNiGB ID: WiAlbin1809
Of Token House Yard, near the Bank of England; he was a London sugar factor who died at Crosby Row, Walworth, Surrey.
 
Alcock, [née St Leger], Hon. Caroline Catherine Letitia (1772-1840)
SNiGB ID: CaAlcoc1840
The daughter of St Leger St Leger, first viscount Doneraile (1715 c.-1787); in 1802 she married Thomas Alcock (1763-1856), treasurer of the ordnance. She died at Florence.
 
Alcock, [née Stuart], Elizabeth (ca. 1811-ca. 1875)
SNiGB ID: ElAlcoc1875
The second daughter of Rear Admiral Henry Stuart (c.1767-1840); in 1831 she married Thomas Alcock MP (1801-1866) whom she survived.
 
Alcock, [née Ussher], Elizabeth Catherine (1746-1819)
SNiGB ID: ElAlcoc1819
The daughter of Beverley Ussher MP (ca. 1700-1758) of Kilmeadon, County Waterford by his second wife; in 1766 she became the second wife of Henry Alcock MP of Wilton Castle, County Wexford.
 
Alcock, Henry (ca. 1735-1812)
SNiGB ID: HeAlcoc1812
Of Wilton Castle, County Wexford, the son of William Alcock (1705-1779); he was an officer in 13th Light Dragoons and MP for the city of Waterford (1783-97) and Fethard (1797-99).
 
Alcock, Henry (1717-1784)
SNiGB ID: HeAlcoc1784
Of Nymph Hall, Waterford, the second son of William Alcock (1681-1739); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister, landowner, and MP for Clonmines (1761-68) and Waterford (1768).
 
Alcock, John (bap. 1740-1791)
SNiGB ID: JoAlcoc1791
The son of John Alcock (1715–1806), organist of Lichfield cathedral; he was organist of St Matthew's Church in Walsall, Staffordshire, and a composer of songs, cantatas, and sacred music.
 
Alcock, John (1715-1806)
SNiGB ID: JoAlcoc1806
Born at London, he was an organist, composer, and antiquary who worked at Plymouth, Reading, and Lichfield, where he was vicar choral; he wrote an autobiographical novel, The Life of Miss Fanny Brown (1761).
 
Alcock, Joseph (1760-1821)
SNiGB ID: JoAlcoc1821
The son of William Alcock (1723-1764) and nephew of the politician Sir Joseph Mawbey, first baronet (1730-1798); he was a senior clerk at the Treasury (1785-1821).
 
Alcock, [née Pettiward], Mary (bap. 1764-1822)
SNiGB ID: MaAlcoc1822
The daughter of the Rev. Roger Mortlock Pettiward DD (1712-1780) of Putney; in 1815 she became the second wife of the Treasury officer Joseph Alcock (1760-1821); she died at Bath.
 
Alcock, [née Mawbey], Mary (ca. 1726-1802)
SNiGB ID: MaAlcoc1802
The sister of Sir Joseph Mawbey, first baronet (1730-1798); she married William Alcock (1723-1764) of Raunston, Leicestershire.
 
Alcock, [née Loftus], Hon. Mary (d. 1779)
SNiGB ID: MaAlcoc1779
The eldest daughter of Nicholas Loftus, first viscount Loftus (ca. 1687-1763); in 1734 she married William Alcock (1705-1779) of Wilton, County Wexford.
 
Alcock, Nathan (1709-1779)
SNiGB ID: NaAlcoc1779
Educated at Edinburgh and at Leiden University, he was a physician who lectured at Oxford where he was incorporated in 1744, and where he had an extensive practice. He wrote The Rise of Mahomet, Accounted for on Natural and Civil Principles (1796).
 
Alcock, [née Chenevix], Phillipa Melosina (ca. 1743-1765)
SNiGB ID: PhAlcoc1765
The daughter of Richard Chenevix, bishop of Waterford and Lismore (ca. 1696-1779); in 1764 she became the first wife of Henry Alcock MP (ca. 1735-1812) of Wilton; she died in childbirth.
 
Alcock, Thomas (1763-1856)
SNiGB ID: ThAlcoc1856
Of Burwood House, Surrey; he was a military officer with the East India Company and for many years treasurer of the ordnance. He was the nephew of the politician Sir Joseph Mawbey, first baronet.
 
Alcock, Thomas (bap. 1709-1798)
SNiGB ID: ThAlcoc1798
Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, he was vicar of Runcorn, Cheshire, and minister of St Budeaux, Devonshire where he was a landowner, pamphleteer, and eccentric philanthropist.
 
Alcock, Thomas (1801-1866)
SNiGB ID: ThAlcoc1866
Of Kingswood Warren, Surrey, the son Joseph Alcock (1760-1821) of Roehampton, Surrey; educated at Harrow, he was a military officer, landowner, and Liberal MP for Newton (1826-30), Ludlow (1839-40), and Surrey East (1847-65).
 
Alcock, William (1705-1779)
SNiGB ID: WiAlcoc1779
Of Wilton Castle, County Wexford, the son of William Alcock (1681-1739); he was a landowner, militia colonel, and MP for Fethard (1764-68) in the Irish Parliament.
 
Alcock, William Congreve (ca. 1771-1813)
SNiGB ID: WiAlcoc1813
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he sat in the Irish parliament and was a Tory MP for Waterford (1801-03) and County Wexford (1807-12). He descended into mental imbecility after killing his political opponent, John Colclough MP (1767-1807), in a duel.
 
Aldebert, Isaac (1762-1817)
SNiGB ID: IsAldeb1817
Born in Erlang, Prussia, he was a merchant in Manchester and London who married Katharina Elisabeth Mylius (1753-1832, sister of his partner Johann Jakob Mylius (1756-1835).
 
Aldebert, [née Mylius], Katharina Elizabeth (1753-1832)
SNiGB ID: KaAldeb1832
The sister of Johann Jakob Mylius (1756-1835); after an earlier marriage to Jonas Darfeldt, she married Isaac Aldebert (1762-1817).
 
Alder, Joshua (1792-1867)
SNiGB ID: JoAlder1867
He was a cheesemonger and member of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle who in collaboration with the marine zoologist Albany Hancock wrote On the British Nudibranchiate Mollusca (1845-55). As a young man he studied drawing with the engraver Thomas Bewick.
 
Alder, William Rowland (1762-1847)
SNiGB ID: WiAlder1847
Of Horncliffe, Northumberland, barrister and lover of Mary Anne Hanson and the father of her children; they married in 1828 after her marriage to the Earl of Portsmouth annulled and he subsequently died in poverty.
 
Aldersey, Robert (1738-1802)
SNiGB ID: RoAlder1802
Of Aldersey, Cheshire; he was a barrister of the Inner Temple, elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1795.
 
Aldersey, William (bap. 1736-1800)
SNiGB ID: WiAlder1800
Of Stoke Park near Guildford, Surrey; he was a writer for the East India Company, president of the board of trade in Bengal (1776-79), associate of Warren Hastings, and sheriff of Surrey (1784).
 
Alderson, Christopher (bap. 1728-1810)
SNiGB ID: ChAlder1810
Of Homerton, Middlesex; born in Askrigg, Yorkshire, he was an East India merchant elected to the Society for Constitutional Information in 1782.
 
Alderson, Sir Edward Hall (bap. 1787-1857)
SNiGB ID: EdAlder1857
Educated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister, judge of the court of common pleas (1830) and baron of the exchequer (1834), knighted in 1830. He was a cousin of the writer Amelia Opie.
 
Alderson, [née Drewe], Lady Georgiana Catherine (ca. 1799-1871)
SNiGB ID: GeAlder1871
The third daughter of the Rev. Edward Drewe (1756-1810) rector of Broadhembury Devonshire; in 1823 she married Sir Edward Hall Alderson (1787-1857), afterward baron of the Exchequer.
 
Alderson, Sir James (1794-1882)
SNiGB ID: JaAlder1882
The son of John Alderson MD (1757-1829); after service in the Peninsular War he was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge and was a physician at Hull, elected FRS in 1841 and president of the Royal College of Physicians in 1867.
 
Alderson, James (ca. 1714-1760)
SNiGB ID: JaAlder1760
Born in Westmorland, he was a Presbyterian minister at Great Salkeld (ca. 1735), and at Lowestoft from 1737; he was the grandfather of the poet Amelia Opie.
 
Alderson, James (ca. 1742-1825)
SNiGB ID: JaAlder1825
A Norwich physician, the son of the Rev. James Alderson (c.1713–1760); he was the father of Amelia Opie.
 
Alderson, John (bap. 1757-1829)
SNiGB ID: JoAlder1829
The uncle of Amelia Opie; he studied medicine with his elder brother James Alderson at Norwich and at Edinburgh University before being elected physician to Hull General Infirmary in 1792.
 
Alderson, Robert (ca. 1753-1833)
SNiGB ID: RoAlder1833
The uncle of the writer Amelia Opie; educated at Warrington Academy and at Palgrave School, he was minister of the Octagon Chapel, Norwich (1775-84), and after leaving the ministry, recorder of Norwich.
 
Aldis, Sir Charles (1776-1863)
SNiGB ID: ChAldis1863
A surgeon and medical writer who studied at Guy's and St Bartholomew's hospitals, he was an acquaintance of Godwin, Coleridge, Hazlitt, and other literary people.
 
Aldred, John (ca. 1713-1791)
SNiGB ID: JoAldre1791
Of Norwich, Norfolk; he was a manufacturer, wine merchant, and alderman who was sheriff of Norwich in 1764; his daughter married the tea merchant Richard Twining.
 
Aldred, William (fl. ca. 1830)
SNiGB ID: WiAldre1830
Of Brandywine Hundred, New Castle, Delaware; a Manchester dyer and political radical, he became an American citizen in 1798 and was the business partner of the former United Irishman Archibald Hamilton Rowan. A William Aldred, son of William Aldred, dyer, appears in the Manchester School Register for 1771.
 
Aldrich, [née Blake], Agnes Maria (d. 1808)
SNiGB ID: AgAldri1808
The daughter of Joseph Henry Blake, first baron Wallscourt (1765-1803); in 1807 she married at Dublin Charles Aldrich, lieutenant of the 50th Regiment, afterwards captain in the East Middlesex militia. He does not appear to be the Rev. Charles Aldrich (1782-61) of Stowmarket.
 
Aldrich, Henry (1648-1710)
SNiGB ID: HeAldri1710
Educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a divine, architect, and dean of Christ Church (1689-1710); his textbook, Artis logicae compendium (1691), was used at Oxford well into the nineteenth century.
 
Aldridge, John Clater (ca. 1737-1795)
SNiGB ID: JoAldri1795
Of St Leonard's House, Sussex; educated at Merton College, Oxford, he was a landowner and Whig MP for Queenborough (1784-90) and New Shoreham (1790-95).
 
Aldridge Busby, Robert (d. 1837)
SNiGB ID: RoAldri1837
The son of John Clater Aldridge MP (1737-1795) of St Leonard's House, Sussex; he was collector of customs at Cork and MP for Carysfort (1799-1800) in the Irish parliament; he died of cholera at Naples. He took the additional name of Busby in 1820.
 
Aldworth, [née Ryder], Anne (1743-1827)
SNiGB ID: AnAldwo1827
The daughter of John Ryder, archbishop of Tuam (ca. 1697-1775); in 1767 she she became the second wife of Admiral Thomas Cotes (1712-1767); in 1770 she married Richard Aldworth (1741-1823) of Newmarket, County Cork.
 
Aldworth, Boyle (ca. 1715-1787)
SNiGB ID: BoAldwo1787
Of Newmarket Court, County Cork, the elder son of Richard Aldworth MP (1694-1776); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a landowner and militia colonel.
 
Aldworth, [née Neville], Catherine (1691-1720)
SNiGB ID: CaAldwo1720
The daughter of Richard Neville MP (1655-1717) of Billingbear House, Berkshire; in 1714 she married Richard Aldworth (1684-1738) of Stanlake Park, Berkshire.
 
Aldworth, [née Oliver], Jane (fl. ca. 1740)
SNiGB ID: JaOlive1740
The elder daughter of Robert Oliver MP (1671-1739) of Castle Oliver; the first wife of Boyle Aldworth (ca.1714-ca. 1787) of Newmarket Court, County Cork, her dates of birth, marriage and death are not recorded.
 
Aldworth, Richard (1684-1738)
SNiGB ID: RiAldwo1738
Of Stanlake Park, Berkshire, the son of Richard Aldworth (1646-1706); educated at Wadham College, Oxford, and at the Inner Temple, he held goverment offices, among them verderer of Windsor Forest. In 1720 he killed his friend Owen Buckingham MP in a duel.
 
Aldworth, Richard (1694-1776)
SNiGB ID: RiAldwo1776
Of Newmarket Court, County Cork, the son of Boyle Aldworth (ca. 1660-1697); he was sheriff of County Cork (1724) and MP for Lismore (1728-60) in the Irish parliament.
 
Aldworth, Richard (ca. 1741-1824)
SNiGB ID: RiAldwo1824
Of Newmarket Court, County Cork, the grandson of Richard Aldworth MP (1694-1776); he was MP for Doneraile (1768-76).
 
Alefounder, John (1757-1794)
SNiGB ID: JoAlefo1795
The son of the Essex architect John Alefounder (1732-1787); educated at the Royal Academy Schools, he went out to India in 1785 and worked as a portrait painter; he died a suicide.
 
Alenson, Edward (d. 1783)
SNiGB ID: EdAlens1783
Educated at Jesus College, Cambridge, he was a lifetime college fellow who held livings at Comberton, Cambridgeshire (1748), Swavesey (1755), and Cavendish, Suffolk (1765-66).
 
Alexander, Alexander John (ca. 1750-1801)
SNiGB ID: AlAlexa1801
Of George's Square, Edinburgh, the son of the banker William Alexander MP (ca. 1690-1761); he was a West Indies merchant and Grenada landowner who died unmarried.
 
Alexander, Anna Joanna (1793-1859)
SNiGB ID: AnAlexa1859
The daughter of Claud Alexander of Ballochmyle (1752-1809), paymaster-general of the British forces in India; she was an acquaintance of Felix Mendelssohn.
 
Alexander, [née Jackson], Anne (ca. 1767-1837)
SNiGB ID: AnAlexa1837
The daughter of Richard Jackson MP (c.1729-1789) of Coleraine, County Derry; in 1785 she married Rev. Nathaniel Alexander (1760-1840), afterwards Bishop of Meath.
 
Alexander, [née Crawford], Anne (d. 1777)
SNiGB ID: LyCaled1
He was the eldest daughter of James Crawford of Crawfordsburn, County Down; in 1774 she married the nabob James Alexander (1730-1802), created earl of Caledon in 1800.
 
Alexander, Boyd (1796-1861)
SNiGB ID: BoAlexa1861
Of Southbar, Ayrshire, the son of Claud Alexander of Ballochmyle (1752-1809), paymaster-general of the British forces in India; in 1828 he married Sophia, the sister of John Cam Hobhouse. He inherited Ballochmyle in 1853.
 
Alexander, Boyd (1758-1825)
SNiGB ID: BoAlexa1825
Of Southbar, Ayrshire, the brother of Claud Alexander (1752-1809), paymaster-general of the British forces in India; after service in the East India Company he was a landowner and Tory MP for Renfrewshire (1796-1802) and Glasgow Burghs (1803-06).
 
Alexander, [née Yorke], Catherine Freeman, countess of Caledon (1786-1863)
SNiGB ID: LyCaled2
The daughter of Philip Yorke, third earl of Hardwicke; in 1811 she married Du Pre Alexander, second earl of Caledon.
 
Alexander, [née Monsey], Charlotte (d. 1798)
SNiGB ID: ChAlexa1798
The only child of the physician Messenger Monsey; in 1753 she married the London merchant William Alexander.
 
Alexander, [née Dashwood], Charlotte Sophia (bap. 1783-1870)
SNiGB ID: ChAlexa1870
The daughter of Thomas Dashwood (d. 1825) of the East India Company; born in Calcutta, she married Hon. Charles Andrew Bruce (1768-1810) son of Lord Elgin, and in 1813 became the second wife of James Alexander MP (1769-1848).
 
Alexander, Claud, first baronet (1831-1899)
SNiGB ID: ClAlexa1899
Of Ballochmyle, the son of Boyd Alexander (1796-1861); he was lieutenant-colonel in the grenadier guards who fought in the Crimean War, and MP for South Ayrshire in 1874. He was a nephew of John Cam Hobhouse.
 
Alexander, Claud (ca. 1752-1809)
SNiGB ID: ClAlexa1809
Of Ballochmyle, Ayrshire, the son of Claud Alexander (1724-72) of Newton; he was paymaster-general of the British forces in India, afterwards a mill owner.
 
Alexander, Cosmo (1724-1772)
SNiGB ID: CoAlexa1772
Born in Aberdeen, the son of John Alexander (1686-ca. 1766); a Roman Catholic, after Culloden he emigrated to Rome where he undertook painting commissions for Jacobite clients, then migrated to London (1754), Amsterdam (1763), and the American colonies (1766).
 
Alexander, Daniel Asher (1768-1846)
SNiGB ID: DaAlexa1846
Educated at St Paul's School and at the Royal Academy Schools, he was a civil engineer and architect whose projects included Dartmoor prison (1805–12); he was a friend of Sir Francis Chantrey and John Flaxman.
 
Alexander, [née Rivers], Dorothy (1788-1864)
SNiGB ID: DoAlexa1864
The daughter of the eminent apothecary Francis Rivers (d. 1814) of Spring Gardens; in 1807 she married Henry Alexander MP (c.1763-1818) of Glentogher, County Donegal. She died at New Park, County Donegal.
 
Alexander, Du Pre, second earl of Caledon (1777-1839)
SNiGB ID: LdCaled2
The son of the first earl (1730-1802); educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was an MP for Newton (1800) in the Irish parliament, an Irish representative peer, and governor of Cape Colony (1807-11).
 
Alexander, Edward (ca. 1671-1751)
SNiGB ID: EdAlexa1751
Of Ongar, Essex; he was proctor in Doctors' Commons (1695) and registrar to the Commissary of the Diocese of London, founding member of the Society of Antiquaries, and member of the Spalding Gentleman's Society.
 
Alexander, Edward Nelson (1797-1859)
SNiGB ID: EdAlexa1859
Of Heathfield, Yorkshire, the second son of Lewis Alexander of Hopwood Hall, Halifax; he was a solicitor, member of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society, and FSA. Lord Byron spent a week at Hopwood in 1811.
 
Alexander, [née Pringle], Eliza Leonora (ca. 1789-1840)
SNiGB ID: ElAlexa1840
The daughter of Joseph Pringle of Ferney Green, consul-general at Madeira (d.1817) by a first wife; in 1808 she became at Calcutta the first wife of the mechant and MP Henry Alexander (1787-1861).
 
Alexander, [née Dundas], Elizabeth Emma (1785-1806)
SNiGB ID: ElAlexa1806
The daughter of Captain Ralph Dundas (1738-97); in 1804 she became the first wife of James Alexander MP (1769-1848); she died at Calcutta.
 
Alexander, [née Keatinge], Elizabeth Georgina (d. 1843)
SNiGB ID: ElAlexa1843
The daughter of Colonel Maurice St. Leger Keatinge and Martha Brabazon; in 1809 she became the second wife of Claud Alexander of Ballochmyle (d. 1845).
 
Alexander, [née Legard], Harriet (bap. 1803-1851)
SNiGB ID: HaAlexa1851
The second daughter of Sir Thomas Legard, seventh baronet (1762-1830); in 1820 she married the barrister Edward Nelson Alexander (1797-1859) of Heathfield, Yorkshire.
 
Alexander, [née Quin], Henrietta (ca. 1764-1839)
SNiGB ID: HeAlexa1839
The daughter of the Dublin physician Henry Quin (1718-1791); in 1785 she married the Irish banker Robert Alexander (1752-1827) of Seamount, County Dublin. She died at Regent's Park, London.
 
Alexander, Henry (ca. 1773-1859)
SNiGB ID: HeAlexa1859
Of the Cork Street Eye Infirmary; he was surgeon-oculist to George III (1815) and Queen Victoria (1838).
 
Alexander, Henry (bap. 1787-1861)
SNiGB ID: HeAlexa1861
Of Battle Abbey, Sussex, the son of Robert Alexander (1752-1827), a Dublin banker; he was an East India Company merchant and long-serving director (1826-53) who was a Tory MP for Barnstaple (1826-30).
 
Alexander, Henry (ca. 1763-1818)
SNiGB ID: HeAlexa1818
Educated by Samuel Parr at Stanmore, at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and at Trinity College, Dublin; he was a banker, MP in the Irish parliament and in the British for Londonderry (1801-02), Old Sarum (1802-06), and secretary to the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope (1806-18).
 
Alexander, James (ca. 1790-1877)
SNiGB ID: JaAlexa1877
After service in the Peninsular War he was appointed medical assistant to William Noel-Hill, envoy to Sardinia, at Genoa; in his later life he managed the Turkish baths at Newcastle.
 
Alexander, James (1769-1848)
SNiGB ID: JaAlexa1848
Of Somerhill, Kent, the fourth son of Robert Alexander of Boom Hall, County Londonderry; after making a fortune with the East India Company he was a landowner and Tory MP for the rotten borough of Old Sarum (1812-32).
 
Alexander, James (1691-1756)
SNiGB ID: JaAlexa1756
Born in Perthshire, he emigrated to New Jersey in 1715 and became a prominent landowner, barrister, and office holder in New York who defended the freedom of the press and was a founding member of the American Philosophical Society.
 
Alexander, James, first earl of Caledon (1730-1802)
SNiGB ID: LdCaled1
Of Caledon House, County Tyrone; having amassed a fortune as an East India Company merchant at Fort St George, Madras, he was a MP for the city of Londonderry in Irish parliament, created Earl of Caledon in 1800.
 
Alexander, James Du Pre, third earl of Caledon (1812-1855)
SNiGB ID: LdCaled3
The son of the second earl (1777-1839); educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a captain in the Coldstream Guards and a Conservative MP for County Tyrone (1837-39) before succeeding his father.
 
Alexander, James Edward (1803-1885)
SNiGB ID: JaAlexa1885
Educated at Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Sandhurst, he was a career military officer who saw action on several continents and wrote Travels from India to England (1827) and other works.
 
Alexander, John (1686-ca. 1766)
SNiGB ID: JoAlexa1766
Born in Aberdeen, he was a portrait painter and engraver who studied at Rome and worked for Jacobite clients; like his son Cosmo, he participated in the 1745 rebellion.
 
Alexander, John (1792-1868)
SNiGB ID: JaAlexa1868
Born in Lancashire, he abandoned a mercantile career for educated at the Hoxton Academy and was a distinguished Congregational minister at the Prince's Street Chapel, Norwich (1820-68). He was a friend of Amelia Opie and other Norwich notables.
 
Alexander, Josias Du Pré (1771-1839)
SNiGB ID: JoAlexa1839
The fifth son of the merchant Robert Alexander (1722-1790) of Boom Hall County Londonderry; he was an East India Company merchant, company director (1820-38) and Tory MP for Old Sarum (1820-28, 1830-32).
 
Alexander, [née Bracken], Mary (ca. 1790-1868)
SNiGB ID: MaAlexa1868
The daughter of the Rev. Thomas Bracken (c.1767-1815) of Ickenham, Middlesex; in 1808 she married the East India merchant Josias Du Pré Alexander (1771-1839). Death date from unsourced genealogy sites.
 
Alexander, [née Legard], Matilda (ca. 1802-1865)
SNiGB ID: MaAlexa1865
The eldest daughter of Sir Thomas Legard, seventh baronet (1762-1830); in 1829 she married the barrister Robert Alexander (1795-1843).
 
Alexander, Monsey (ca. 1756-1790)
SNiGB ID: MoAlexa1790
The son of William Alexander (d. 1774); educated by Samuel Parr at Stanmore and at University College, Oxford, he was chaplain and tutor to the Earl of Bristol.
 
Alexander, Nathaniel, bishop of Meath (1760-1840)
SNiGB ID: NaAlexa1840
Educated by Samuel Parr at Harrow and Stanmore, and at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he was bishop of Clonfert (1801), Down and Connor (1804), and Meath (1823) and an Irish privy councillor.
 
Alexander, Robert (bap. 1795-1843)
SNiGB ID: RoAlexa1843
The elder son of Lewis Alexander (1774-1857) of Hopwood Hall, Yorkshire; educated at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister on the northern circuit, Queen's Counsel, FRS, and FSA.
 
Alexander, Robert (ca. 1795-1854)
SNiGB ID: RoAlexa1854
He was a conservative Scottish journalist who published the Glasgow Sentinel (1821-23) and was afterwards editor of the Western Luminary, Morning Journal (1828-30), Liverpool Standard, and Liverpool Mail (1836-54).
 
Alexander, Robert (1752-1827)
SNiGB ID: RoAlexa1827
Of Seamount, County Dublin; he was a Dublin banker and MP in the Irish Parliament for Dingle (1777-83) and Newtown (1797-1801).
 
Alexander, Robert (d. 1774)
SNiGB ID: RoAlexa1774
Of Blackhouse, Ayrshire, the eldest son of William Alexander MP (ca. 1690-1761); he was an Edinburgh merchant, banker, and art collector who ran unsuccessfully for parliament in 1766. He was a friend of Benjamin Franklin who died unmarried.
 
Alexander, Robert (ca. 1722-1790)
SNiGB ID: RoAlexa1790
Of Boom Hall, County Derry, the son of Nathaniel Alexander (1689-1761); he was an Irish landowner and nerchant.
 
Alexander, Robert (1771-1861)
SNiGB ID: RoAlexa1861
The son of the London linen draper William Alexander (d.1774); he was a civil servant with the East India Company and member of the council (1814). He died at Milton Abbott, Devonshire. He was a grandson of Messenger Monsey MD (1694-1788).
 
Alexander, [née Livingston], Sarah, Lady Stirling (bap. 1725-1805)
SNiGB ID: SaAlexa1805
Born at Albany, the third daughter of Philip Livingston (1686-1749); in 1748 she married the merchant and military officer William Alexander (1726-83), who claimed the title of earl of Stirling.
 
Alexander, [née Hobhouse], Sophia Elizabeth (1797-1859)
SNiGB ID: SoAlexa1859
The daughter of Sir Benjamin Hobhouse (1757-1831) and half-sister of John Cam Hobhouse; in 1828 she married Boyd Alexander (1796-1861).
 
Alexander, William (d. 1788)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1788
He was an Edinburgh physician and founding member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh who migrated to London and has been identified as the “Dr Alexander, master of an academy at Hampstead” who died in 1788.
 
Alexander, William (1798-1859)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1859
The son of Forrest Alexander, an Edinburgh merchant; he was writer to the signet (1819) and commissary clerk of Edinburgh (1850-59).
 
Alexander, William (1767-1816)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1816
Educated at the Royal Academy Schools, he was a painter who accompanied Lord Macartney's embassy to China in 1792, a drawing master at Great Marlow (1802-08), and was keeper of prints and drawings at the British Museum (1808-16).
 
Alexander, William, Lord Stirling (1726-1783)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1783
The son of the politician James Alexander (1691-1756), he was a hard-drinking American merchant who unsuccessfully claimed a Scottish title but was more successful as a military officer serving under George Washington.
 
Alexander, William (1763-1808)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1808
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was a Halifax, Yorkshire physician; “a man of liberal education and amiable character,” he was admired by Sir James Macintosh while a student at Edinburgh.
 
Alexander, Sir William, first baronet (1743-1822)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1822
Of Belcamp, County Dublin, the son of a Dublin wine merchant, he was a merchant, banker, sheriff (1776) and mayor of Dublin (1787), created a baronet in 1809.
 
Alexander, William (d. 1774)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1774
Of Cateaton Street; born to a wealthy Irish family, he was a London linen-draper who married the daughter of the physician Messenger Monsey.
 
Alexander, William (ca. 1690-1761)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1761
He was an Edinburgh tobacco merchant, director of the Royal Bank of Scotland (1730-60), lord provost of Edinburgh (1752-54), and Whig MP for Edinburgh (1754-61) allied with the Duke of Newcastle.
 
Alexander, William (d. 1788)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1788
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was an Edinburgh physician who later practised at London. His date of death is also given as 1783.
 
Alexander, Sir William (1755-1842)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1842
The son of William Alexander of Airdrie; educated at the Middle Temple, he was king's counsel (1800), FSA, and lord chief baron of the exchequer (1824-31). Charles Greville described him as “very rich, a wretched judge.”
 
Alexander, William Maxwell (1790-1853)
SNiGB ID: WiAlexa1853
Of Ballochmyle, the son of Claud Alexander (1752-1809); he succeeded his brother Claud in 1845.
 
Alford, Henry (1810-1871)
SNiGB ID: HeAlfor1871
Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a college fellow, vicar of Wymeswold, Leicestershire (1835), biblical scholar, poet, prolific writer, and dean of Canterbury (1857).
 
Algarotti, Francesco (1712-1764)
SNiGB ID: FrAlgar1764
Born in Venice, he was a poet and man of letters with English connections and Frederick the Great as a patron; he wrote Neutonianismo per le dame (1737).
 
Alington, Marmaduke (1671-1749)
SNiGB ID: MaAling1749
Of Swinhope, Lincolnshire; educated at Merchant Taylors' School and at Lincoln's Inn, he was recorder of Hertford (1714-49) and a Tory MP for Amersham (1728-34) who died unmarried. He inherited the estate of Montague Garrard Drake MP (1692-1728) of Shardeloes.
 
Alison, Sir Archibald, first baronet (1792-1867)
SNiGB ID: ArAliso1867
The son of the aesthetician of the same name; educated at Edinburgh University, he was a historian, Tory writer for Blackwood's, and sheriff of Lanarkshire.
 
Alison, Archibald (1757-1839)
SNiGB ID: ArAliso1839
Educated at Glasgow and at Balliol College, Oxford, he was a Scottish Episcopal clergyman and author of Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste (1790).
 
Alison, [née Gregory], Dorothea (bap. 1754-1830)
SNiGB ID: DoAliso1830
The daughter of Professor John Gregory (1724-1773); after her father's death she was a companion to the Elizabeth Montagu before in 1784 marrying the Rev. Archibald Alison (1757-1839).
 
Alison, [née Tytler], Elizabeth Glencairn (1799-1874)
SNiGB ID: ElAliso1873
The daughter of Patrick Tytler and niece of Lord Woodhouselee (1747–1813); in 1825 she married Sir Archibald Alison, first baronet.
 
Alison, Francis (1705-1779)
SNiGB ID: FrAliso1779
Born in Ireland and educated at Edinburgh University, he emigrated and was a Presbyterian minister in Pennsylvania and master of the New London Academy; from 1752 he was master of the Academy of Philadelphia.
 
Alison, [née Gregory], Margaret Craufurd (1809-1849)
SNiGB ID: MaAliso1849
The daughter of the James Gregory (1753-1821), professor of medicine at Edinburgh University; in 1832 she married William Pulteney Alison (1790-1859), afterwards professor of medicine at Edinburgh University.
 
Alison, William Pulteney (1790-1859)
SNiGB ID: WiAliso1859
The son of Archibald Alison (1757-1839); educated at Edinburgh University, he was professor of medicine at Edinburgh University (1842) and president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (1836–38).
 
Alken, Henry Thomas (1785-1851)
SNiGB ID: HeAlken1851
Born in London, the son of the engraver Samuel Alken (1756-1815), he was a painter and engraver who was the leading sporting artist of his generation; he also wrote books on sport and engraving.
 
Alken, Samuel (1756-1815)
SNiGB ID: SaAlken1815
Born in London, he was an aquatint engraver and print publisher admired for his sporting prints and landscapes.
 
Allan, Sir Alexander, first baronet (ca. 1764-1820)
SNiGB ID: AlAllan1820
Of Kingsgate, Kent; after a career as a military officer in India (1780-99) he was a Tory MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed (1803-20) and director of the East India Company (1814-20) who was created a baronet in 1819.
 
Allan, [née Smith], Christian (1778-1817)
SNiGB ID: ChAllan1817
The daughter of the banker George Smith (1751-1822) of Burnhall, County Durham; in 1806 she married the Edinburgh banker and mineralogist Thomas Allan (1777-1833). She died at Turin where she had traveled for the recovery of her health.
 
Allan, David (1744-1796)
SNiGB ID: DaAllan1796
Educated at Glasgow, he was a Scottish portraitist and genre painter who studied in Italy 1764-73 before setting up practice in Edinburgh.
 
Allan, [née Harrison], Elizabeth (ca. 1740-1808)
SNiGB ID: ElAllan1808a
The daughter of Robert Harrison of Sunderland, County Durham; in 1767 she married the banker Robert Allan (1740-1806) of Bishopwearmouth, Yorkshire; her two sisters married his two partners.
 
Allan, George (1736-1800)
SNiGB ID: GeAllan1800
Of Blackwell Grange, County Durham; he was a lawyer, antiquary, and art collector who printed manuscripts of historical interest on his private press.
 
Allan, George (1767-1828)
SNiGB ID: GeAllan1828
Of Blackwell Grange, County Durham, the son of the antiquary (1736-1800); educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and at the Middle Temple, he was a barrister on the northern circuit and Tory MP for Durham City (1813-18). Ruined by political expenses, he died in France.
 
Allan, James (1712-1790)
SNiGB ID: JaAllan1790
Of Blackwell Grange, County Durham, the youngest son of Nicholas Allan of Staindrop; he was an attorney, antiquary, abolitionist, and landowner.
 
Allan, [née Williams], Prudence (ca. 1769-1844)
SNiGB ID: PrAllan1844
The daughter of an unidentified William Williams, Esq.; in 1796 she married George Allan MP (1767-1828) of Blackwell Grange, County Durham. She died at Islington, Middlesex.
 
Allan, Robert (1745-1818)
SNiGB ID: RoAllan1818
A partner in the Edinburgh banking firm Allan and Stewart, he was proprietor of the Caledonian Mercury and The Universal Scots Almanack.
 
Allan, Robert (1777-1826)
SNiGB ID: RoAllan1826
A former naval surgeon, he was senior operating surgeon at the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, elected to the Royal College of Surgeons in 1808.
 
Allan, Robert (1740-1806)
SNiGB ID: RoAllan1806
Of Bishopwearmouth, Yorkshire, the second son of James Allan (1712-1790) of Blackwell Grange, County Durham; he was a banker and landowner.
 
Allan, Thomas (ca. 1725-1798)
SNiGB ID: ThAllan1798
Of Richmond Hill, Surrey; born in Scotland, he was a Scottish merchant who emigrated to Ireland, where he married an heiress, was MP for Killybegs (1768-86) and Naas (1770-83), held lucrative offices, and advised British governments on Irish affairs.
 
Allan, Thomas (1777-1833)
SNiGB ID: ThAllan1833
The son of the banker Robert Allan (1740-1818); educated at Edinburgh high school, he pursued careers in banking and mineralogy, and was FRS, FSA, and the proprietor of the Caledonian Mercury.
 
Allan, Sir William (1782-1850)
SNiGB ID: WiAllan1850
Born at Edinburgh, he was a painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy, to which he was elected in 1835. He traveled in Russia and was president of the Royal Scottish Academy (1838).
 
Allanson, Charles (ca. 1720-1775)
SNiGB ID: ChAllan1775
Of Bramham Biggin, Yorkshire; educated at Queen’s College, Oxford, and at the Middle Temple, he was an independent MP for Ripon (1768-75). The son-in-law of William Aislabie (ca. 1699-1781) of Studley Royal Park, he was possibly a Fielding subscriber.
 
Allanson, Charles (ca. 1662-1729)
SNiGB ID: ChAllan1729
The eldest son of Charles Allanson (1633-1676) of York; educated at St John's College, Cambridge, and at the Middle Temple, he was a barrister, secretary to Lord Cowper (a relation) and a Whig MP for Westbury (1715-22) who died childless.
 
Allanson, [née Aislabie], Elizabeth (bap. 1726-1808)
SNiGB ID: ElAllan1808
The daughter of William Aislabie (ca. 1700-1781) of Studley Royal Park, Yorkshire; in 1765 she married Charles Allanson MP (ca. 1720-1775) of Bramham Biggin, Yorkshire; she inherited Studley and died at Grosvenor Square.
 
Allanson, George (ca. 1759-1826)
SNiGB ID: GeAllan1826
Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, he was prebendary of Ripon (1808), in 1823 succeeding his nephew, Bishop Reginald Heber, as rector of Hodnet, Shropshire.
 
Allanson, [née Turner], Mary (d. 1762)
SNiGB ID: MaAllan1762
The (youngest?) daughter of the London physician Daniel Turner (1667-1741); after a marriage to a Col Peters, in 1757 she became the first wife of Charles Allanson MP (ca. 1720-1775) of Bramham Biggin, Yorkshire; they were childless; she died at York.
 
Allanson-Winn, [née Winn], Anne (1734-1774)
SNiGB ID: LyHeadl1a
The daughter of Sir Rowland Winn, fourth baronet (ca. 1706-1765); in 1765 she became the first wife of the barrister George Allanson (1725-1798), afterwards first baron Headley; their daughter Georgiana died young.
 
Allanson-Winn, [née Majendie], Elizabeth Mary (bap. 1785-1863)
SNiGB ID: ElAllan1863
The daughter of Lewis Majendie of Hedingham Castle, Essex; in 1807 she married George Mark Arthur Way Allanson-Winn MP (1785-1827).
 
Allanson-Winn, George, first baron Headley (1725-1798)
SNiGB ID: LdHeadl1
Of Bramham Biggin, Yorkshire; educated at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister and Tory MP for Ripon (1789-98) who took the additional name of Allanson in 1777 and was created Baron Headley in the Irish peerage in 1797.
 
Allanson-Winn, George Mark Arthur Way (1785-1827)
SNiGB ID: GeAllan1827
Of Warley Lodge, Essex; the younger son of the first baron Headley; he was a county magistrate in Essex who died young, financially ruined by the expense of obtaining his seat as a Tory MP for Maldon in 1826.
 
Allanson-Winn, [née Blennerhassett], Jane, baroness Headley (ca. 1755-1825)
SNiGB ID: LyHeadl1b
The daughter of Arthur Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy, County Kerry; in 1783 she became the second wife of Sir George Allanson-Winn (1725-98) who was created Baron Headley in 1797. She died and was buried in Paris.
 
Allardice, Robert Barclay (1779-1854)
SNiGB ID: RoAllar1854
The son of Robert Barclay of Ury, Kincardineshire (1731–1797); he was a military officer and landowner who gained renown by pedestrian feats such as walking 1000 miles in 1000 hours.
 
Allardyce, Alexander (ca. 1743-1801)
SNiGB ID: AlAllar1801
Of Dunnottar, Kincardineshire; having made a fortune as a slave-trader in Jamaica he returned to Scotland about 1780 and was a Tory MP for Aberdeen burghs (1792-1801). He was rector of Aberdeen University (1796-98).
 
Allardyce, [née Innes], Hannah (ca. 1769-1833)
SNiGB ID: HaAllar1833
Of the daughter of Alexander Innes (1727-88) of Cowie, Kincardineshire, advocate; in 1794 she became the second wife of Alexander Allardyce MP (?1743-1801) of Dunnottar.
 
Allason, Thomas (1790-1852)
SNiGB ID: ThAllas1852
Educated at the Royal Academy Schools, he traveled in Greece 1814-17, and executed designs for buildings, gardens, and furniture in the Greek Revival style for wealthy London clients. He issued Picturesque views of the antiquities of Pola, in Istria (1819).
 
Allcraft, Henry (ca. 1712-1779)
SNiGB ID: HeAllcr1779
Of Mitcham, Surrey; he was a refiner and landowner who was licensed as a melter for the Royal Mint.
 
Allen, Anthony (1685-1754)
SNiGB ID: AnAllen1754
Educated at Eton, King's College, Cambridge, and the Middle Temple, he was a a master in chancery (1728) who left manuscript materials in manuscript, including a law dictionary.
 
Allen, Benjamin (ca. 1731-ca. 1791)
SNiGB ID: BeAllen1791
Of Bridgwater, Somersetshire, the son of John Allen (ca. 1660-1741); educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and at the Middle Temple, he was a barrister and independent MP for Bridgwater (1768-81). One of his name died in Jamaica in October 1781.
 
Allen, [née Shadwell], Catherine (1707-ca. 1748)
SNiGB ID: CaAllen1748
The daughter of the court physician Sir John Shadwell FRS (1671-1747); in 1737 she married in Italy the banker Edward Allen (d. 1768) British consul at Naples; she was an acquaintance of Joseph Spence and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu.
 
Allen, [née Hanbury], Charlotte (1762-1816)
SNiGB ID: ChAllen1816
The daughter of Capel Hanbury (ca. 1720-1769), a Quaker merchant; in 1806 she became the second wife of the philanthropist William Allen (1770-1843); she died near Geneva while traveling with her husband.
 
Allen, Edmund (d. 1773)
SNiGB ID: EdAllen1773
He was British minister to Turin (secretary to legation 1729-34), elected FRS in 1727; he died at Cavan, Ireland.
 
Allen, Edmund (d. 1784)
SNiGB ID: EdAllen1784
Of Bolt Court, Fleet Street; he was a London printer and friend and neighbor of Samuel Johnson; he died “advanced in years.” He was the printer of the Universal Visitor and Memorialist conducted by Christopher Smart.
 
Allen, Edward (d. 1768)
SNiGB ID: EdAllen1768
Of Rathbone Place, London; he was a banker and British consul at Naples (ca. 1737-53); he visited Herculaneum with Lord Lincoln in 1741.
 
Allen, [née Barry], Frances, viscountess Allen (ca. 1759-1833)
SNiGB ID: LyAllen5
The eldest daughter of the Dublin attorney Gaynor Barry (d.1796) of Dormstown, County Meath;= in 1781 she married the military officer and MP Joshua Allen, fifth viscount Allen (1728-1816).
 
Allen, Francis (d. 1741)
SNiGB ID: FrAllen1741
Of St Wolstan's, County Kildare; born to a Jacobite family before 1682, he was a landowner and MP for County Kildare (1725-27) in the Irish parliament.
 
Allen, [née Seymour], Gertrude Hussey Carpenter (1784-1825)
SNiGB ID: GeAllen1825
The youngest daughter of Lord Robert Seymour-Conway (1748-1831); in 1812 she married John Hensleigh Allen MP (1769-1843).
 
Allen, [née Duncan-Haldane], Henrietta Dundas (1808-1893)
SNiGB ID: HeAllen1893
The daughter of Robert Dundas Duncan-Haldane, first earl of Camperdown (1785-1859); in 1832 she married John James Allen, RN (c.1807-1852) of Errol Park, Perthshire.
 
Allen, Jefferys (ca. 1760-1844)
SNiGB ID: JeAllen1844
Of Bridgwater, Somersetshire; educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and the Middle Temple, he was a barrister, Tory MP for Bridgwater (1796-1804), and recorder of Bridgwater (1819-41).
 
Allen, John (ca. 1700-1778)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1778
Educated at Barton school, Staffordshire, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a college fellow, rector of Tarporley, Cheshire (1752-78), and an antiquary who was a friend of William Cole and Thomas Pennant.
 
Allen, John (d. 1806)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1806
Of Hammersmith, Middlesex, an attorney of Clement's Inn, “for many years an eminent solicitor, and one of the Ancients of that Society.” He was provincial grand master for Lancashire (1767-1806) and one of the first members of the Toxophilite Society.
 
Allen, John (ca. 1660-1741)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1741
Of Bridgwater, Somersetshire; he was a landowner, physician, virtuoso, and writer on medicine elected to the Royal Society in 1730.
 
Allen, John (d. 1855)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1855
Born in Dublin, he was a linen-draper acquitted of treason in the Maidstone affair of 1798; he was afterwards an associate of Robert Emmet in the insurrection of 1803. He emigrated to France and fought in Spain with the Irish Brigade, and died in Caen.
 
Allen, John (1771-1843)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1843
Scottish physician and intimate of Lord Holland; he contributed to the Edinburgh Review and Encyclopedia Britannica and published Inquiry into the Rise and Growth of the Royal Prerogative in England (1830). He was the avowed atheist of the Holland House set.
 
Allen, John (1739-1778)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1778
The eldest son of William Allen (1704-1780), chief justice of Pennsylvania; he was a merchant who traveled in Italy in 1760.
 
Allen, John, fourth viscount Allen (d. 1753)
SNiGB ID: LdAllen4
The eldest son of the Hon. Richard Allen (1696-1745); he was a military officer, MP for County Wicklow in the Irish Parliament (1742-45), and member of the Royal Dublin Society. He unexpectedly succeeded a cousin in 1745 and died unmarried.
 
Allen, John, first viscount Allen (1660-1726)
SNiGB ID: LdAllen1
Of Stillorgan, County Dublin; the son of a mayor of Dublin, he was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, sheriff of County Dublin (1691) and MP for County Dublin (1692-93, 1703-13, 1715-17), County Carlow (1695-99), and County Wicklow (1713-14), created Viscount Allen in 1717.
 
Allen, John, third viscount Allen (1713-1745)
SNiGB ID: LdAllen3
Of Stillorgan House, County Dublin, the only son of the second viscount (1685-1742); he was an MP for Carysfort in the Irish parliament and grandmaster of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Ireland; he died of a wound received while quarreling with three dragoons in Dublin.
 
Allen, John Bartlett (1733-1803)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1803
Of Cresselly, a Pembrokeshire colliery owner who fought in Germany in the Seven Years' War. His daughter Emma married Josiah Wedgewood and his daughter Catherine married Sir James Mackintosh.
 
Allen, John Hensleigh (1769-1843)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1843a
Of Cresselly, Pembrokeshire; educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge, and Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister, colliery owner, sheriff of Pembrokeshire (1808-09), and Whig MP for Pembroke. He was a founding member of the King of Clubs.
 
Allen, John James (ca. 1807-1852)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1852
Of Errol Park, Perthshire, the son of John Lee Allen whom he survived by only six months; he was a naval officer engaged in suppressing the slave trade in Africa.
 
Allen, John Lee (1781-1851)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1851
Of Errol Park, Perthshire; the subject of a striking childhood portrait by Henry Raeburn. A landowner and son of a West India merchant, he died at Leamington Warwickshire.
 
Allen, Joseph, bishop of Ely (bap. 1770-1845)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1845
Educated at Manchester grammar school and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was prebendary of Westminster (1806-34), bishop of Bristol (1834-36), and bishop of Ely (1836-45). His patron was the third earl of Spencer, a former pupil.
 
Allen, Joseph William (bap. ca. 1803-1852)
SNiGB ID: JoAllen1852a
Born at Lambeth and educated at St Paul's School, he was an artist, scene painter who worked with Clarkson Stanfield, and secretary and president of the Society of British Artists.
 
Allen, Joshua, fifth viscount Allen (1728-1816)
SNiGB ID: LdAllen5
The second son of the Hon. Richard Allen (1696-1745); he was a military officer who served in the Seven Years' War, and Whig MP for Eye (1762-70) who went over to the government upon receiving a pension. In in 1753 he succeeded his brother in the Irish peerage.
 
Allen, Joshua, second viscount Allen (bap. 1685-1742)
SNiGB ID: LdAllen2
The eldest son of John Allen, first viscount Allen (1661-1726); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was sheriff of County Kildare (1720-21) and MP for County Kildare (1709-26).
 
Allen, Joshua William, sixth viscount Allen (ca. 1782-1845)
SNiGB ID: LdAllen6
The son of the fifth viscount (1728-1816); educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he served under Wellington in the Peninsular War. Thomas Creevey described him as “a penniless lord and Irish pensioner, well behaved and not encumbered with too much principle.”
 
Allen, Lancelot Baugh (1774-1845)
SNiGB ID: LaAllen1845
The son of John Bartlett Allen; educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was master of Dulwich College (1811-20) and a London police magistrate (1819-25).
 
Allen, [née Ainslie], Louisa (1782-1849)
SNiGB ID: LoAllen1849
The daughter of Sir Philip Ainslie (1728-1802) of Pilton, Edinburgh; in 1803 she married John Lee Allen of Errol Park, Perthshire; she died at Leamington, Warwickshire.
 
Allen, [née Hamilton], Margaret (d. 1760)
SNiGB ID: MaAllen1760
The only daughter of the Pennsylvania lawyer Andrew Hamilton (ca. 1676-1741); in 1734 she married the Pennsylvania merchant William Allen (1704-1780).
 
Allen, [née Ashley], Margaret (bap. 1779-ca. 1844)
SNiGB ID: MaAllen1844
The daughter of Robert Wainwright Ashley (d. 1824 c.) of Park Place, Frodsham, Cheshire, a wealthy lawyer; in 1807 she married Joseph Allen (1770-1845), afterwards bishop of Ely.
 
Allen, Matthew (1783-1845)
SNiGB ID: MaAllen1845
He was superintendent of the High Beech Lunatic Asylum in Essex; among his patients were John Clare and the son of Thomas Campbell.
 
Allen, Ralph (bap. 1694-1764)
SNiGB ID: RaAllen1764
Of Prior Park, near Bath; he was a philanthropist, patron of literature, and the friend of Alexander Pope, Henry Fielding, and William Warburton.
 
Allen, [née Collier], Rebecca (ca. 1707-1769)
SNiGB ID: ReAllen1769
The daughter of the chancery solicitor Jabez Collier (d.1731); in 1746 she married the chancery barrister Anthony Allen (1685-1754). She is possibly the widow of her name who was buried at Wisbech in 1769.
 
Allen, Richard (d. 1800)
SNiGB ID: RiAllen1800
The fifth son of the Hon. Richard Allen (1696-1745); he was collector of customs at Armagh and MP for Harristown (1775-83); he died unmarried.
 
Allen, Hon. Richard (1696-1745)
SNiGB ID: RiAllen1745
The third son of John Allen, first viscount Allen (1661-1726); he was MP for Athey (1715-27) and County Kildare (1727-45) in the Irish parliament, and the father of the fourth and fifth viscounts.
 
Allen, Hon. Robert (bap. 1687-1741)
SNiGB ID: RoAllen1741
The second son of John Allen, first viscount Allen (1661-1726); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was sheriff of County Wicklow (1720-21), a revenue commissioner, and MP for Carysfort (1713-14) and County Wicklow (1715-41).
 
Allen, Robert (1772-1805)
SNiGB ID: RoAllen1805
Educated at Christ's Hospital with Coleridge and Lamb, and at University College, Oxford, he wrote for the Oracle and other newspapers before taking an MD and working as an army surgeon.
 
Allen, Robin (ca. 1770-1815)
SNiGB ID: RoAllan1815
A London bookseller, he was from 1793 the partner of James Lackington (1746-1815) at the Temple of the Muses in Finsbury Square.
 
Allen, Stephen (1767-1852)
SNiGB ID: StAllen1852
American politician; he was mayor of New York City (1821-24) and wrote on penal reform.
 
Allen, Stephen (ca. 1755-1847)
SNiGB ID: StAllen1847
Educated at Harrow and at Christ's College, Cambridge, he was the spendthrift curate of St Margaret Margaret's with St Nicholas, Lynn (1791-1847); by his mother's second marriage to Charles Burney, he was the step-brother of the novelist Fanny Burney.
 
Allen, Stephen (bap. 1724-1763)
SNiGB ID: StAllen1763
Of King's Lynn, Norfolk; he was a merchant and the first husband of the Elizabeth Allen who was remarried to the musicologist Charles Burney, and the father of the novelist Elizabeth Meeke (1761-c.1826).
 
Allen, William (fl. ca. 1766)
SNiGB ID: WiAllen1764
The brother of the banker Edward Allen (d.1768) he was a merchant who replaced his brother British consul at Naples in 1748; he was replaced in 1753 after his business failed, and was consul to Messina in 1764.
 
Allen, William (1770-1843)
SNiGB ID: WiAllen1843
He was a Quaker chemist, philanthropist, and abolitionist who founded and edited The Philanthropist (1811-17).
 
Allen, William (1792-1864)
SNiGB ID: WiAllen1864
A career naval officer, he was also a writer, traveller, and painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy; he wrote The Dead Sea, a New Route to India, 2 vols (1855) and was elected FRS in 1844.
 
Allen, William (1704-1780)
SNiGB ID: WiAllen1780
Born at Philadelphia and educated at Clare College, Cambridge, and at the Middle Temple, he was a merchant, philanthropist, and politician aligned with the Penn family; he was chief justice of the supreme court (1750) and an American loyalist.
 
Alley, Jerom (1566-1626)
SNiGB ID: JoAlley1827
The son of a Dublin merchant, he was rector of Drumcar, County Armagh, and a poet and miscellaneous writer.
 
Alleyne, John (1695-1730)
SNiGB ID: JoAlley1730
Of Four Hills, Barbados; educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, and at the Middle Temple, he was a West Indies plantation owner who died at Bath.
 
Alleyne, Sir John Gay, first baronet (1724-1801)
SNiGB ID: JoAlley1801
The son of the Barbados planter John Alleyne (1695-1730), he was a landowner and speaker of the Barbados house of assembly (1767-97) who wrote A Defence of the Conduct of Barbadoes (1760) and was created a baronet in 1769.
 
Allgood, Sir Lancelot (1711-1782)
SNiGB ID: LaAllgo1782
Of Nunwick, Northumberland; educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, and at Gray's Inn, he traveled on the continent and was sheriff of Northumberland (1746-47) and a Tory MP for Northumberland who was knighted in 1760.
 
Allibone, Samuel Austin (1816-1889)
SNiGB ID: SaAllib1859
He was an American lexicographer, librarian, and antiquary, born in Philadelphia who compiled a Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors, 3 vols (1858-71).
 
Allies, Jabez (bap. 1787-1856)
SNiGB ID: JaAllie1856
He was a London solicitor, Worcestershire antiquary, and FSA who wrote on science and antiquities, notably On the Ancient British, Roman and Saxon Antiquities of Worcestershire (1840).
 
Allies, Thomas William (1813-1903)
SNiGB ID: ThAllie1903
Educated at Eton and Wadham College, Oxford, he was a fellow and a Tractarian who in 1850 left his church living and converted to Roman Catholicism.
 
Allingham, John Till (ca. 1775-1812)
SNiGB ID: JoAllin1812
Originally a lawyer, he was an actor and playwright active in London 1799-1810. The novelist Margery Allingham (1904–1966) was a descendant.
 
Allison, David (1757-1809)
SNiGB ID: DaAllis1809
He was rector of the Grammar School in Glasgow from 1783-1809; Thomas Campbell was among his pupils.
 
Allison, William (ca. 1725-1777)
SNiGB ID: WiAllis1777
Born at Norwich and educated at Norwich grammar school and at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, he was Wandsworth, Surrey (1748-77) and lecturer at St Martin's, Outwich, London (1749).
 
Allnutt, John (bap. 1773-1863)
SNiGB ID: JoAllnu1863
He was a London wine merchant and patron of the painters John Constable, J. M. W. Turner and Thomas Lawrence; his personal estate was probated at £50,000.
 
Allnutt, Richard (1713-1789)
SNiGB ID: RiAllnu1789
Of South Park, Penshurst, Kent (which he purchased from the Sidney family); he was a wine and brandy merchant of Mark Lane, London, who left his considerable fortune to his grandchildren.
 
Allnutt, Thomas (1748-1779)
SNiGB ID: ThAllnu1779
Of Mark Lane, London, the son of the wine merchant Richard Allnutt (1713-1789); he was employed in the family business, and was the father of the wine merchant and patron of the arts John Allnutt (1773-1863).
 
Allott, Brian (1693-1773)
SNiGB ID: BrAllot1773
Educated at University College, Oxford, he was vicar of Stinton, Nottinghamshire (1734), rector of Londesborough, Yorkshire (1736), and of Kirkheaton, Yorkshire (1757). He traveled in Italy 1722-23.
 
Allott, Richard (bap. 1745-1832)
SNiGB ID: RiAllot1832
The son of the Rev. Bryan Allott (1693-1773) of Kirkheaton, Yorkshire; educated at Beverly School and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was dean of Raphoe (1795-1832).
 
Allott, Richard (ca. 1782-1858)
SNiGB ID: RiAllot1858
The son of Richard Allott, dean of Raphoe (c.1745-1832); educated at Harrow and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was rector of Killevy and precentor of Armagh (1834-58).
 
Allport, Henry Curzon (1788-1854)
SNiGB ID: HeAllpo1854
Born in Staffordshire, he was a watercolour painter and drawing master who trained and John Glover and exhibited landscapes with the Royal Academy and the Society of Painters in Oil and Water Colours, of which he was a associate; he emigrated to Australia in 1838.
 
Allsop, [née Matthews], Anna (ca. -1876)
SNiGB ID: AnAllso1876
The wife of Thomas Allsop, the biographer of Coleridge, whom she married in 1821. She was a society hostess, not to be confused with the actress Fanny Alsop, daughter of Dorothy Jordan.
 
Allsop, Thomas (1795-1880)
SNiGB ID: ThAllso1880
He was an English silk merchant and stockbroker who was the friend and biographer of Coleridge (1836) and a member of Charles Lamb's circle.
 
Allsopp-Lowdham, Lewis (ca. 1780-1835)
SNiGB ID: LeAllso1835
Of Nottingham; he was solicitor to duchy of Cornwall (1822) and secretary of lunatics to the lord chancellor (1827), and very briefly a Whig MP for Camelford (1819).
 
Allston, [née Channing], Ann (1778-1815)
SNiGB ID: AnAllst1815
The sister of William Ellery Channing; in 1809 she married the painter Washington Allston.
 
Allston, Washington (1779-1843)
SNiGB ID: WaAllst1843
Harvard-educated American painter and poet who studied with Benjamin West and was friends with S. T. Coleridge and Washington Irving.
 
Almack, [née Cullen], Elizabeth (ca. 1715-1800)
SNiGB ID: ElAlmac1800
The sister of the Scottish physician William Cullen (1710-1790); in 1752 she married William Almack (d.1781), founder of clubs in London. She survived her husband.
 
Almack, William (ca. 1754-1806)
SNiGB ID: WiAlmac1806
Of Orpington, Kent, the son and heir of William Almack (d.1781), founder of Almacks; educated at Westminster School(?) and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a barrister and member of the Whig Club.
 
Almack, William (d. 1781)
SNiGB ID: WiAlmac1781
Born in Yorkshire, he was a wine merchant and proprietor of the Thatched House tavern, he established two gentlemens' clubs, Almack's, on Pall Mall (afterwards Brooks's Club), and Boodles, in St James's Street, and in 1765 the famous assembly rooms that bore his name.
 
Almon, John (1737-1805)
SNiGB ID: JoAlmon1805
London bookseller, biographer, and political writer for The Gazetteer and the London Evening-Post.
 
Almond, Robert White (1785-1853)
SNiGB ID: RoAlmon1853
Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and at Queens' College, Cambridge, he was rector of St Peter's, Nottingham (1814-53) and a founder of a subscription library there. He owned an estate in Jamaica.
 
Alms, James (1728-1791)
SNiGB ID: JaAlms1791
Born at Gosport, Hampshire, he was a naval officer who served under Edward Boscawen, Sir George Pocock, George Johnstone, and Sir Edward Hughes.
 
Alsager, Richard (ca. 1781-1841)
SNiGB ID: RiAlsag1841
Of Tooting, Surrey; he was a commander in the navy of the East India Company and a Conservative MP for East Surrey (1835-41); he appears to be the younger brother of the journalist Thomas Massa Alsager.
 
Alsager, Thomas Massa (1779-1846)
SNiGB ID: ThAlsag1846
Born in Southwark, he was a journalist and music critic and financial writer for the Times who was the friend of Leigh Hunt and Thomas Barnes; John Keats was reading Alsager's copy of Chapman's poems when he wrote the famous sonnet. He died a suicide.
 
Alsop, Anthony (1670-1726)
SNiGB ID: AnAlsop1726
Born in Derbyshire and educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a college tutor, Jacobite, and notable neo-Latin poet.
 
Alsop, Frances (1782-1821)
SNiGB ID: FrAlsop1821
The daughter of the actress Dorothy Jordan; she married Thomas Alsop in 1808, separated and took to the stage, and died in New York of laudanum poisoning.
 
Alsop, Robert (bap. 1695-1785)
SNiGB ID: RoAlsop1785
Born at London, he was a merchant, member of the Goldsmiths Company, director of the Bank of England (1731), for forty years alderman of Bridge-ward Without, Jacobite sympathizer, sheriff of London (1733), and lord mayor (1752).
 
Alston, [née Davies Bovey], Lady Catherine (d. 1778)
SNiGB ID: CaAlsto1778
The daughter of Rev. Thomas Davies Bovey of Longstowe, Cambridgeshire; in 1750 she married Thomas Alston (c.1724-1774), afterwards fifth baronet; they soon separated and she had a family with John Wasse, said to have been a horse dealer.
 
Alston, Charles (1685-1760)
SNiGB ID: ChAlsto1760
Educated at Glasgow University, under the patronage of the duchess of Hamilton he was made superintendent of the physic garden at the palace of Holyrood and studied medicine at Leiden, becoming MD in 1719, and in 1737 becoming professor of materia medica at Edinburgh.
 
Alston, Sir John, seventh baronet (1763-1807)
SNiGB ID: JoAlsto1807
The son of John Wasse, said to have been a horse dealer, and the estranged wife of the fifth baronet; educated at Rugby School and at Christ College, Cambridge, he was a member of the Whig Club who took the name of Alston and illegitimately claimed the baronetage.
 
Alston, Joseph (1706-1733)
SNiGB ID: JoAlsto1733
The son of Joseph Alston (d.1737) of Edwardstone, Suffolk, and brother-in-law of Francis Hare, bishop of Chichester; he traveled in Italy 1731-33.
 
Alston, Justinian (ca. 1780-1848)
SNiGB ID: JuAlsto1848
Of Odell Castle, Bedfordshire, the son of Thomas Alston (d.1823), natural son of Thomas, the fifth baronet (d.1774); educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, he was major (1809) of the Royal Cornwall and Devon Miners, in which militia John Cam Hobhouse served.
 
Alston, [née Milles], Rose (bap. 1782-1824)
SNiGB ID: RoAlsto1824
The daughter and heir of Jeremiah Milles (c.1754-1797) of Pishiobury, Hertfordshire; in 1810 she married the military officer Rowland Alston (1782-1865).
 
Alston, Sir Rowland, fourth baronet (1679-1759)
SNiGB ID: RoAlsto1759
Of Odell, Bedfordshire, the fourth son of the second baronet (ca. 1654-1697); he succeeded his brother in 1714 and was a Whig MP for Bedfordshire (1722-41).
 
Alston, Rowland (1782-1865)
SNiGB ID: RoAlsto1865
Of Pishiobury, Hertfordshire, the natural son and heir of Thomas Alston; educated at Christ's College, Cambridge, he was served in the Life Guards and was MP for Hertfordshire (1835-37, 1837-41).
 
Alston, [née Crew], Lady Temperance (1675-1728)
SNiGB ID: TeAlsto1728
The daughter of Thomas Crew, second baron Crew (ca. 1624-1697) by his first wife; in 1676 she married Sir Rowland Alston, second baronet (ca. 1654-1697); in 1699 she married Sir John Wolstenholme, second baronet (d.1709).
 
Alston, Sir Thomas, fifth baronet (ca. 1724-1774)
SNiGB ID: ThAlsto1774
The son of the fourth baronet (c.1679-1759); educated at Westminster School, he was an opposition Whig MP for Bedfordshire (1747-81); he suffered from madness and separated from his wife, afterwards having three children by his housekeeper.
 
Alston, Sir Thomas, third baronet (ca. 1676-1714)
SNiGB ID: ThAlsto1714
Of Odell, Bedfordshire, the eldest son of the second baronet (ca. 1654-1697); educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and at the Inner Temple, he was a Whig MP for Bedfordshire (1698-1700) who traveled in Italy 1701-02 and died unmarried at London.
 
Alston, William (bap. 1729-1798)
SNiGB ID: WiAlsto1798
The son and heir of William Alston of Bilderston, Suffolk; educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and at the Middle Temple (where he was a contemporary of William Cowper), he abandoned the law, and after living in retirement took orders and was rector of Lofthouse, Yorkshire.
 
Alston, William Charles (ca. 1761-1838)
SNiGB ID: WiAlsto1838
Of Devonshire, Street, London; he was a captain in the sixth Bengal Infantry who retired in 1809 as a lieutenant colonel. He was a founding member of the Oriental Club.
 
Alston-Stewart, James (1763-1832)
SNiGB ID: JaAlsto1833
Of Urrard, Fifeshire; he was a military officer and landowner who took the additional name of Stewart after marrying Charlotte Stewart of Urrard.
 
Alt, Justinian (ca. 1732-1801)
SNiGB ID: JuAlt1801
Educated at Westminster School and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a college fellow, rector of Mixbury, Oxfordshire, and prebendary of York (1797).
 
Alten, Sir Charles von (1764-1840)
SNiGB ID: ChVonAl1840
He was a Hanoverian military officer who served with the British in the Peninsular War and was a division commander at Waterloo.
 
Altham, Sir William (bap. 1736-1818)
SNiGB ID: WiAltha1818
Of Mark Hall, Essex; educated at Hitchin school and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a landowner, mayor of Thetford, Norfolk (1784), and a member of the Whig Club, knighted in 1786.
 
Alves, James (1738-1808)
SNiGB ID: JaAlves1808
Born at Inverness, he was a Roman Catholic portrait and history painter who worked at Rome (1762-71) where James Boswell was among his sitters. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1775-79 and died at Inverness.
 
Alves, Nathaniel (ca. 1788-1875)
SNiGB ID: NaAlves1875
Born in Scotland, he was a military officer in the 13th Madras Native Infantry and political agent in Rajputana (1834-39); he retired to St Helier, Jersey.
 
Ambler, [née Paxton], Ann (bap. 1719-1789)
SNiGB ID: AnAmble1789
The daughter of Nicholas Paxton (1690-1744), solicitor to the Treasury; in 1746 she married Charles Ambler MP (1721-94), of Stubbings Park, Berkshire; they were childless.
 
Ambler, Charles (1721-1794)
SNiGB ID: ChAmble1794
Of Stubbings Park, Berkshire; educated at Eton College and the Middle Temple, he was a barrister, solicitor-general (1771-82) and attorney-general to the Queen (1782-94), and Tory MP for Bramber (1769-74), Newtown (1775-80), Boroughbridge (1780-84) and Saltash (1784-90).
 
Ambler, Joshua (ca. 1689-1735)
SNiGB ID: JoAmble1735
The eldest surviving son of William Ambler (1663-1727) of Holyrood, Lincolnshire; he was a founding member of the Spalding Gentleman's Society.
 
Ambler, William (bap. 1663-1727)
SNiGB ID: WiAmble1727
Of Holyrood, Lincolnshire; educated at Jesus College, Cambridge, he was a magistrate, governor of the Wilksby Schools, Spalding, and first president of the Spalding Gentleman's Society.
 
Ambler, William (d. 1792)
SNiGB ID: WiAmble1792
The son of William Ambler (d.1761), “an eminent solicitor” of Lincoln's Inn; educated at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister and recorder of Durham, where he died.
 
Amcotts, [née Amcotts], Lady Anna Maria (1725-1800)
SNiGB ID: AnAmcot1800
The daughter of Vincent Amcotts of Harrington, Lincolnshire, and co-heir of her brother Charles; in 1762 she became the first wife of Wharton Emerson (1739-1807) who took the name of Amcotts and was created a baronet in 1796.
 
Amcotts, Charles (bap. ca. 1729-1777)
SNiGB ID: ChAmcot1777
Of Harrington, Lincolnshire; educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he was a landowner, Jacobite, sheriff of Lincolnshire (1753) and Tory MP for Boston (1754-61, 1766-77) who died unmarried. He inherited Kettlethorpe Hall from his uncle Charles Hall MP (1690-1743).
 
Amcotts, Sir Wharton, first baronet (1739-1807)
SNiGB ID: WhAmcot1807
Of Kettlethorpe Hall, the son of Alexander Emerson of East Retford; originally a military officer, he became a Nottinghamshire landowner and Whig MP for East Retford (1780-90, 1796-1802) who took his first wife's name in 1777 and was created a baronet in 1796.
 
Amcotts-Ingilby, [née Atkinson], Lady Louisa (bap. 1801-1836)
SNiGB ID: LoAmcot1836
The daughter of John Atkinson (1760-1843) of Maple Hayes, Staffordshire; in 1822 she married Sir William Amcotts-Ingilby, second baronet (1784-1854).
 
Amcotts-Ingilby, [née Clementson], Lady Mary Anne (ca. 1818-1902)
SNiGB ID: MaAmcot1902
The only daughter of John Clementson (1792-1851), deputy serjeant at arms in the House of Commons; in 1843 she became the second wife of Sir William Amcotts-Ingilby, second baronet (1784-1854).
 
Amcotts-Ingilby, Sir William, second baronet (1783-1854)
SNiGB ID: WiAmcot1854
Of Ripley Castle, Yorkshire, the son of the first baronet (1758-1815); he was a landowner and Whig MP for East Retford (1807-12), Lincolnshire (1823-32) and Lincolnshire North (1832-34) who took the additional name of Amcotts in 1812.
 
Ames, Fisher (1758-1808)
SNiGB ID: FiAmes1808
Educated at Harvard College, he was a member of the Constitutional Convention, Federalist politician, and outspoken opponent of Thomas Jefferson.
 
Ames, George Henry (1786-1873)
SNiGB ID: GeAmes1873
Of Clifton Wood, the son of Levi Ames (1739-1820) of the New Bank, Bristol; he was a Bristol merchant and banker with the firm Baillie, Ames & Baillie whose personal estate was probated at £90,000.
 
Ames, Jeremiah (1706-1776)
SNiGB ID: JaAmes1776
Of a Presbyterian family, he was a Bristol merchant, manufacturer, and landowner, a Unitarian, founding parter in Harford's Bank, alderman, sheriff (1742) and mayor (1759).
 
Ames, Joseph (bap. 1687-1759)
SNiGB ID: JoAmes1759
He was an English antiquary and book collector who wrote Typographical Antiquities, being an Historical Account of Printing in England (1749); he was secretary of the Society of Antiquaries from 1741 to 1759.
 
Ames, Levi (1778-1846)
SNiGB ID: LeAmes1846
Of The Hyde, Bedfordshire, the son of Levi Ames of the New Bank, Bristol (1739-1820); a dissenter, he was a Bristol banker, sheriff of Bristol (1805), and Bedfordshire (1839).
 
Ames, Levi (1739-1820)
SNiGB ID: LeAmes1820
Of Clifton Wood House, Bristol, the son of Alderman Jeremiah Ames (ca. 1706-1776); a Unitarian, he was the founder of the New Bank, Bristol with partners John Cave, Joseph Harford, George Daubeny, and Richard Bright.
 
Amherst, [née Linzee], Anne (bap. 1725-1793)
SNiGB ID: AnAmher1793
The daughter of Edward Linzee (1697-1782) of Portsmouth, Hampshire; in 1746 she married Admiral John Amherst (c.1717-1778); in 1778 she married Thomas Munday, surveyor of customs at Portsmouth.
 
Amherst, [née Paterson], Elizabeth (d. 1776)
SNiGB ID: ElAmher1776
The daughter of Thomas Paterson of London; in 1776 she married the military officer William Amherst MP (1732-1781); she died at Bath.
 
Amherst, [née Cary], Elizabeth, baroness Amherst (ca. 1740-1830)
SNiGB ID: LyAmher1ab
The daughter of General George Cary (1710-1792); in 1767 she became the second wife of Jeffrey Amherst, baron Amherst (1717-1797).
 
Amherst, [née Percy], Gertrude, countess Amherst (1814-1890)
SNiGB ID: LyAmher2
The daughter of Hugh Percy, bishop of Carlisle (1784-1856); in 1834 she married William Pitt Amherst (1805-1886), afterwards second earl Amherst.
 
Amherst, Hon. Jeffrey (1802-1826)
SNiGB ID: JeAmher1826
The eldest son of William Pitt Amherst (1773-1857), first earl Amherst; educated at Westminster School, he died young and unmarried while a military officer in India.
 
Amherst, Jeffrey, first baron Amherst (1717-1797)
SNiGB ID: LdAmher1a
He was an English military officer who rose to fame fighting in America during the Seven Years' War; he was governor of Virginia (1759-68) and commander-in-chief of the forces (1778-82, 1793-95), created Baron Amherst in 1776.
 
Amherst, John (ca. 1718-1778)
SNiGB ID: JoAmher1778
The younger brother of Jeffrey Amherst, first baron Amherst (1717-1797); he was a naval officer in the Seven Years' War and commander-in-chief, Plymouth (1776-78).
 
Amherst, [née Archer], Sarah, countess Amherst (1762-1838)
SNiGB ID: LyAmher1
The daughter of Andrew Archer, second Lord Archer; in 1778 she married Other Hickman Windsor, fifth earl of Plymouth (1751-1799); in 1800 she married William Pitt Amherst, first earl Amherst (1773-1857).
 
Amherst, William (1732-1781)
SNiGB ID: WiAmher1781
The younger brother of Jeffrey Amherst, first baron Amherst (1717-1797); he was a military officer who served in the Seven Years' War and a Tory MP for Hythe (1766-68) and Launceston (1768-74).
 
Amherst, William Pitt, first earl Amherst (1773-1857)
SNiGB ID: LdAmher1
The nephew and heir of Jeffrey Amherst, first baron (1717-1797); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was envoy to Peking (1816-17) and governor-general of India (1823-28), created Earl Amherst in 1826.
 
Amherst, William Pitt, second earl Amherst (1805-1886)
SNiGB ID: LdAmher2
The son of the first earl (1773-1857); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Tory MP for East Grinstead (1829-32). He married a daughter of Hugh Percy, bishop of Carlisle.
 
Amhurst, Nicholas (1697-1742)
SNiGB ID: NiAmhur1742
Educated at Merchant Taylors' School and at St John's College, Oxford, from which he was expelled; he was a satirist who edited the Terrae-filius (1721-26), and as “Caleb D'Anvers,” the anti-ministerial The Craftsman (1726-37).
 
Amhurst, Stephen (ca. 1750-1814)
SNiGB ID: StAmhur1814
Of West Farleigh, Kent, the youngest son of Stephen Amhurst (1701-60); he was a landowner and member of the Whig Club.
 
Amner, Richard (1726-1791)
SNiGB ID: RiAmner1803
Born in Leicestershire and educated at Daventry Academy, he was a Presbyterian minister at Hampstead, Arian religious writer, and contributor to the Gentleman's Magazine; his Hampstead neighbor, George Steevens, put his name to obscene notes in his editions of Shakespeare.
 
Amory, Henry Grove (1753-1793)
SNiGB ID: HeAmory1793
The son of the Rev. Thomas Amory (1701-1774); educated at St Paul's School and at the Hoxton Academy, he rejected a career as a minister to become a merchant and was elected to the Society for Constitutional Information in 1782. He was a friend of John Thelwall.
 
Amory, Thomas (1701-1774)
SNiGB ID: ThAmory1774
The nephew and successor of the Rev. Henry Grove (1684-1738); he was a dissenting minister and schoolmaster at Taunton, Somerset, and from 1759 was afternoon preacher at the Old Jewry meeting-house.
 
Amory, Thomas (ca. 1691-1788)
SNiGB ID: ThAmory1788
Born in Ireland, he wrote the philosophical eccentricity, The Life of John Buncle (1756, 1766), a work admired by English romantics.
 
Amos, Andrew (1791-1860)
SNiGB ID: AnAmos1860
A friend of Shelley at Eton, he was a barrister, professor of law at University College (1829-1834), member of the governor-general's council in India (1837), and Downing professor of the law at Cambridge (1849).
 
Amos, [née Lax], Margaret (bap. 1802-1882)
SNiGB ID: MaAmos1882
The daughter of Andrew Lax, FRS (1761-1826); in 1826 she married the barrister Andrew Amos (1791-1860).
 
Amphlett, John (1763-1844)
SNiGB ID: JoAmphl1844
Of Clent, Worcestershire; educated at Balliol College, Oxford, he was a high sheriff of Worcestershire in 1805.
 
Amsinck, Paul (1759-1814)
SNiGB ID: PaAmsin1814
The son of Paul Amsinck (1733–1812), ambassador of the Hanseatic states to Britain; he was master of ceremonies at Tunbridge Wells from 1810.
 
Amyand, [née Korteen], Lady Anna Maria (ca. 1725-1767)
SNiGB ID: AnAmyan1767
The daughter of John Abraham Korteen, a merchant of Hamburg; in 1746 she married the London merchant George Amyand (1720-66), who was created a baronet in 1764.
 
Amyand, Claudius (1718-1774)
SNiGB ID: ClAmyan1774
The eldest son of the surgeon Claudius Amyand (ca. 1660-1740); educated at Westminster School, Christ Church, Oxford, and Lincoln's Inn, he was keeper of the king’s library (1745), under-secretary of state (1750-56), and a Whig MP for Tregony (1747-54) and Sandwich (1754-56).
 
Amyand, Claudius (ca. 1660-1740)
SNiGB ID: ClAmyan1740
Born in France, he was a military surgeon in the War of the Spanish Succession, afterwards serjeant surgeon to George I and George II, elected FRS in 1716.
 
Amyand, [née Rider], Frances (ca. 1731-1799)
SNiGB ID: FrAmyan1799
The daughter and heir of William Rider (1695-1755), director of the East India Company; in 1758 she married the Rev. Thomas Amyand (1728-1762); she died at Twickenham. Her will was proved 29 August 1799.
 
Amyand, Sir George, first baronet (1720-1766)
SNiGB ID: GeAmyan1766
Educated at Westminster School, he was a calico printer, merchant with the Russia Company, Whig MP for Barnstaple (1754-66), and a director of the East India Company (1760-63) who was created a baronet in 1764.
 
Amyand, John (1751-1780)
SNiGB ID: JoAmyan1780
The second son of Sir George Amyand, first baronet (1720-1766); educated at Eton College, he was a London merchant like his father and a Tory MP for Camelford (1774-80) who died unmarried.
 
Amyand, Thomas (1728-1762)
SNiGB ID: ThAmyan1762
The son of the surgeon Claudius Amyand (ca. 1660-1740); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was rector of Hambledon, Buckinghamshire (1753-60) and Fawley, Buckinghamshire (1758-62).
 
Amyand, Thomas (1762-1805)
SNiGB ID: ThAmyan1805
The son of the Rev. Thomas Amyand (1728-1762); he was a London merchant and director of the Bank of England who died unmarried at Twickenham.
 
Amyatt, James (bap. 1734-1813)
SNiGB ID: JaAmyat1813
Of Freemantle, Hampshire; having made a fortune with the East India Company, he returned to Britain and was a Tory MP for Totnes (1774-80) and Southampton (1784-1806).
 
Amyatt, John (ca. 1732-1810)
SNiGB ID: JoAmyat1810
Of Totnes, Devonshire; he was a physician, king's chemist (1776), and landowner who was a founding member of the Royal Society, Edinburgh.
 
Amyatt, [née Wollaston], Maria (ca. 1740-1804)
SNiGB ID: MaAmyat1804
Born in Norfolk, she went out to India where in 1763 she married Peter Amyatt, station chief at Patna and member of the Council; soon after he was killed in 1764 she married his cousin, James Amyatt MP (bap. 1734-1813). She died at Sidmouth, Devonshire.
 
Amyot, [née Colman], Jane (bap. 1784-1848)
SNiGB ID: JaAmyot1848
The daughter of the Norwich surgeon Edward Colman (c.1757-1812); in 1806 she married the attorney Thomas Amyot (1775-1850) and had a large family.
 
Amyot, Richard Garrett (1783-1860)
SNiGB ID: RiAmyot1860
The younger brother of the antiquary Thomas Amyot (1775-1850); he was a lieutenant in the Royal Marines, afterward employed by his brother as chief clerk in the the registry of colonial slaves.
 
Amyot, Thomas (1775-1850)
SNiGB ID: ThAmyot1850
Originally an attorney, he was private secretary to the politician William Windham (1750-1810), afterwards an antiquary, FSA, FRS, and director of the Camden Society.
 
Anbury, Sir Thomas (ca. 1759-1840)
SNiGB ID: ThAnbury1840
He went out to India as a military engineer in 1782 and served with the Bengal Army in the Third Mysore War and was knighted in 1828 for his services at Bhurtpore; he died in India. He is sometimes confused with an American traveler of the same name.
 
Ancketell, Oliver (1680-1760)
SNiGB ID: OlAncke1760
The son of Matthew Ancketell (1651-1689) of Ancketell's Grove, County Monaghan; educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a landowner, sheriff of County Monaghan, member of the Royal Dublin Society, and MP for Monaghan (1753-60).
 
Ancketell, [née Caulfeild], Sarah (ca. 1694-1742)
SNiGB ID: SaAncke1742
The second daughter of William Caulfeild, second viscount Charlemont (ca.1655-1726); in 1716 she became the first wife of Oliver Ancketell (1676-1760) of Ancketell's Grove, County Monaghan.
 
Anderdon, [née Oliver], Anne (bap. 1764-1811)
SNiGB ID: AnAnder1811
The daughter of Thomas Oliver (c.1731–1815) who was lieutenant-governor of Massachusetts (1774-75); in 1785 she became the first wife of the Bristol merchant John Proctor Anderdon (1760-1846).
 
Anderdon, James Hughes (1790-1879)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1879
Of West Pennard, Somersetshire; he was a London banker and patron of the arts who made donations to the Royal Academy and the British Museum.
 
Anderdon, John Lavicount (1792-1874)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1874
Educated at Harrow, he was a West Indies merchant who wrote a book on angling and devotional works.
 
Anderdon, John Proctor (1760-1846)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1846
Of Farley Hall, Berkshire, the son of Ferdinando Anderdon (1730-1807); he was a Bristol merchant, FRS, deputy-lieutenant for Hampshire (1820), and art collector who died at Ramsgate.
 
Anderdon, Thomas Oliver (1786-1856)
SNiGB ID: ThAnder1856
The eldest son of Bristol merchant John Proctor Anderdon (1760-1846); he was a military officer who served in the Peninsular War, afterwards a barrister of Lincoln's Inn who was made a Queen's Counsel in 1842.
 
Anderson, Adam (1780-1846)
SNiGB ID: AdAnder1846
Educated at St Andrews University, he was rector of Perth Academy (1809-39) and professor of natural philosophy at St Andrews University, elected FRSE in 1820.
 
Anderson, Adam, Lord Anderson (1797-1853)
SNiGB ID: AdAnder1853
The son of the Edinburgh banker Samuel Anderson (1756-1821); educated at Edinburgh University, he was called to the Scottish bar in 1818 and was sheriff of Perthshire (1835-32), solicitor general for Scotland (1842-46), and lord advocate (1852), elected FRSE in 1849.
 
Anderson, Adam (bap. 1692-1765)
SNiGB ID: AdAnder1765
Born in Aberdeen and educated at Marischal College, he was for some forty years a clerk with the South Sea Company, and was a George Trustee and writer on the history of commerce.
 
Anderson, Alexander (d. 1806)
SNiGB ID: AlAnder1806
The son of Thomas Anderson of Selkirk; he was a military surgeon in the Peninsular War and brother-in-law of Mungo Park, with whom he perished in the 1805-06 exploration of the River Niger.
 
Anderson, Alexander (ca. 1748-1811)
SNiGB ID: AlAnder1811
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was a military physician who from 1785 was superintendent of the government botanic garden at St Vincent; he published papers on botany and natural history.
 
Anderson, [née Shaw], Lady Caroline (d. 1859)
SNiGB ID: CaAnder1859
The daughter of the Dublin merchant Robert Shaw (ca. 1749-1796); in 1814 she married the entrepreneur Sir James Anderson, first baronet (1792-1861); she died at St Aubyn-sur-Mer, France.
 
Anderson, [née Johnston], Caroline Georgiana (1764-1823)
SNiGB ID: CaAnder1823
The daughter of General James Johnston; in 1795 she eloped with and married Francis Evelyn Anderson MP (1752-21).
 
Anderson, Sir Charles Henry John, ninth baronet (1804-1891)
SNiGB ID: ChAnder1891
Of Lea Hall, Lincolnshire, the son of the eighth baronet (1767-1846); educated at Oriel College, Oxford, he was a naturalist, antiquary, and landed gentleman who was sheriff of Lincolnshire in 1851; he survived his sons and the baronetcy became extinct.
 
Anderson, Sir Charles John, eighth baronet (1767-1846)
SNiGB ID: ChAnder1846
Of Lea Hall, Lincolnshire, the second son of the sixth baronet (1722-1785); educated at University College, Oxford, he was a clergyman who succeeded his brother in 1799.
 
Anderson, David (1791-1869)
SNiGB ID: DaAnder1869
Of St Germains House, East Lothian, the eldest son of David Anderson (1750-1828); educated at Edinburgh University and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was called to the Scottish bar in 1814 and was a deputy-lieutenant for East Lothian.
 
Anderson, David (1751-1825)
SNiGB ID: DaAnder1825
Born at Edinburgh, in 1767 he was a writer for the East India Company at Calcutta where he acted as a civil servant in the interests of Warren Hastings, a personal friend; he returned in 1785 and lived as a landed gentleman.
 
Anderson, Sir Edmund, fifth baronet (bap. 1687-1765)
SNiGB ID: EdAnder1765
Of Kilnwick Percy Hall, Yorkshire, the son of Sir Edmund Anderson, fourth baronet (1630-ca. 1703), educated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge, he was a landonwer and collector.
 
Anderson, [née Barne], Lady Elizabeth (bap. 1711-1769)
SNiGB ID: ElAnder1769
The daughter of the London merchant Miles Barne (1678-1743); in 1732 she became the first wife of Stephen Anderson (1708-1773), who succeeded as third baronet in 1741; their son Stephen died young.
 
Anderson, [née Foljambe], Lady Emma (1803-1870)
SNiGB ID: EmAnder1870
The daughter of ohn Savile Foljambe (1776-1805); in 1832 she married Charles Henry John Anderson (1804-1891) who in 1846 succeeded as, ninth baronet.
 
Anderson, [née Nelthorpe], Lady Frances Mary (ca. 1776-1836)
SNiGB ID: FrAnder1836
The daughter of Sir John Nelthorpe, sixth baronet (1746-1799); in 1802 she married the Rev. Sir Charles John Anderson, eighth baronet (1767-1846).
 
Anderson, Francis (ca. 1711-1758)
SNiGB ID: FrAnder1758
Of Manby, Lincolnshire, the son of Francis Anderson (1675-1747); educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge, he was a landowner.
 
Anderson, Francis (1675-1747)
SNiGB ID: FrAnder1747
Of Manby, Lincolnshire, the son of Francis Anderson (ca. 1643-1706); he was a landowner and sheriff of Lincolnshire (1714).
 
Anderson, Francis Evelyn (1752-1823)
SNiGB ID: FrAnder1821
The younger brother of the first baron Yarborough; educated at Eton College, he was a military officer and Whig MP for Great Grinsby (1774-80) and Beverley (1780-84).
 
Anderson, George (bap. 1760-1831)
SNiGB ID: GeAnder1831
Of Anderson Place, Northumberland; a major in the 34th Infantry, he was a landowner, magistrate, deputy-lieutenant, and FSA.
 
Anderson, George (bap. 1773-1817)
SNiGB ID: GeAnder1817
Of Leadenhall Street, London, one of the five sons of the agriculturist James Anderson (1739-1808); a friend of Joseph Sabine (1770-1837), he was a fellow of the Linnean Society who wrote A Monograph of the Genus Paeonia (1818). He died in a carriage accident.
 
Anderson, [née Douglas], Helen (1752-1823)
SNiGB ID: HeAnder1777
The sister of John Douglas, bishop of Salisbury (1721–1807); she was the proprietor of the British Coffee House in Cockspur Street, London, a meeting place for literary characters, Among them Richard Cumberland and Henry Mackenzie.
 
Anderson, James (d. 1796)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1798
Described by Archibald Constable as “the principal writing master in Edinburgh,” he was likely the former Selkirk schoolmaster who was writing master at the high school, 1739-52.
 
Anderson, James (1739-1808)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1808
Scottish agriculturist; he was an associate of Jeremy Bentham who edited a weekly paper, The Bee, in Edinburgh from 1790 to 1794.
 
Anderson, James (1765-1835)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1835
Of Hollam Hill House, Hampshire; he was a naval captain in the French wars, who survived a court martial after refusing to sacrifice his ship, and was a magistrate and deputy lieutenant for Hampshire who wrote on natural history.
 
Anderson, James (1738-1809)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1809
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was surgeon-general in Madras (1781), a pioneering botanist, and associate of Sir William Jones.
 
Anderson, James (1757-1833)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1833
The younger brother of David Anderson (1750-1825) whom he succeeded as resident at the court of Mahadaji Sindia; he was a military officer and Persian translator.
 
Anderson, James (bap. 1679-1739)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1739
Born and educated at Aberdeen, he was a Presbyterian minister in London at the Lisle Street Chapel, genealogist pamphleteer, freemason, and the author of a history of freemansonry (1723).
 
Anderson, James (1662-1728)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1728
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was a lawyer, postmaster, and the complier of the Diplomata Scotiae, a collection of medieval Scottish charters.
 
Anderson, Sir James Caleb, first baronet (1792-1861)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1861
The son of John Anderson (1747-1820) who founded the first system of Irish mail coaches; in 1839-41 he established the Steam Carriage and Wagon Company which did not meet with the success his father had enjoyed. He was created a baronet in 1813.
 
Anderson, Sir James Eglinton (ca. 1788-1856)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1856
Educated at Glasgow University, he was a naval surgeon (1808-33) who served on the royal yachts, was physician in ordinary to the lord lieutenant of Ireland, and was knighted in 1829..
 
Anderson, James Maitland (1852-1927)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1925
A Scottish antiquary; he was librarian at University of St Andrews (1881-1925).
 
Anderson, James Stuart Murray (1800-1869)
SNiGB ID: JaAnder1869
Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, he was a historian of India, perpetual curate of St George's, Brighton, 1831-51, preacher at Lincoln's Inn (1844-58), and rector of Tormarton, Gloucestershire (1851).
 
Anderson, [née Dalrymple], Jean (1763-1831)
SNiGB ID: JeAnder1831
The eldest daughter of David Dalrymple, Lord Westhall (1719-1784); a childhood friend of Walter Scott, in 1783 she married John Anderson of Winterfield.
 
Anderson, John (1747-1820)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1820
Born in humble circumstances in Scotland, he was an entrepreneur and banker in Ireland, building the town of Fermoy and establishing the first system of Irish mail coaches.
 
Anderson, John (1775-ca. 1808)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1808
The son of the agriculturist James Anderson (1739-1808); after an apprenticeship to Thomas Bewick (1753-1828), he was a London engraver who apparently traveled, or was sent, to Botany Bay in 1805.
 
Anderson, John (fl. ca. 1840)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1840
He was an Edinburgh bookseller trading at 17 Parliament Square (1810-19) and at 295 High Street (1824-40).
 
Anderson, jun., John (fl. ca. 1841)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1841
Edinburgh bookseller, publisher, and stationer, 1822-41, the successor to John Fairbairn and William Creech. He was later a haberdasher.
 
Anderson, John (ca. 1730-1804)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1804
Of Kingston, Surrey, afterwards of Margate; educated at Edinburgh University, he was a physician who wrote on the benefits of sea-bathing and was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1788.
 
Anderson, John (1726-1796)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1796
Educated at Glasgow University, he was professor of natural philosophy at Glasgow (1757), he was a writer and intellectual polymath active in the Glasgow Literary Society.
 
Anderson, John William, first baronet (ca. 1736-1813)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1813
Born in Danzig, the son of a Scottish merchant, he was a London merchant, lord mayor (1797-98), and Tory MP for London (1793-1806) who supported William Pitt and was made a baronet in 1798.
 
Anderson, John Wilson (ca. 1800-1835)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1835
A student of Thomas Charles Hope (1766–1844) at Edinburgh University, he was a manufacturig chemist and member of the Wernerian Natural History Society and Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh. He was the son-in-law of the chemist Joseph Astley (1778-1832).
 
Anderson, [née Pelham], Mary (1677-1733)
SNiGB ID: MaAnder1733
The daughter of Charles Pelham (d.1692) of Brocklesby, Lincolnshire; in 1708 she married Francis Anderson (1675-1747) of Manby, Lincolnshire.
 
Anderson, [née Elsegood], Mary (bap. 1753-1808)
SNiGB ID: MaAnder1808
The daughter of William Elsegood of Norwich; in 1771 she became (in Scotland) the second wife of Sir Stephen Anderson, third baronet (1708-1773); in 1773 she became the first wife of the naval officer Thomas Shirley (1733-1814); she died childless.
 
Anderson, Paul (1767-1851)
SNiGB ID: PaAnder1851
Irish military officer; he served under General Sir John Moore in Holland and at the battle of Corunna, and was deputy adjutant-general to Hildebrand Oakes at Malta (1811-14).
 
Anderson, Robert (1770-1833)
SNiGB ID: RoAnder1833
Born at Carlisle, he was a calico pattern drawer who spent time in London, and a poetical autodidact who was inspired by Robert Burns to write Ballads in the Cumberland Dialect (1805).
 
Anderson, Robert (1749-1830)
SNiGB ID: RoAnder1830
Born in Lanarkshire, he was a physician and man of letters who corresponded with Bishop Thomas Percy and edited A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain (1792-95) with prefatory biographies.
 
Anderson, Samuel (1756-1821)
SNiGB ID: SaAnder1821
Edinburgh banker in partnership with Sir William Forbes; in 1791 he married Jane, daughter of Sir George Hay, baronet of Haystoun. He is mentioned in the “Chaldee Manuscript.”
 
Anderson, Sir Stephen, third baronet (1708-1773)
SNiGB ID: StAnder1773
Of Eyworth, Bedfordshire, the son of the second baronet (1678-1741); he was a landowner who owned an estate in Barbados.
 
Anderson, Thomas (d. ca. 1809)
SNiGB ID: ThAnder1809
He was a London law stationer who ca. 1799-1800 partnered with John Mathew Gutch (1776-1861).
 
Anderson, Sir William, sixth baronet (1722-1785)
SNiGB ID: WiAnder1785
Of Lea, Lincolnshire, and Bell Hall, Yorkshire, the son of the fifth baronet (1687-1765); educated at Westminster School and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was he was a landowner and rector of Lea (1743-85).
 
Anderson, William (1757-1837)
SNiGB ID: WiAnder1837
He was a Scottish shipwright who migrated to London where he worked as a marine painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institution, and the Society of British Artists.
 
Anderson, William (1769-1852)
SNiGB ID: WiAnder1852
A founding member of the London Missionary Society, from 1800 he was a missionary in South Africa where he was an associate of John Campbell (1766-1840) and Robert Moffat (1795-1883), often in conflict with the colonial authorities at Capetown.
 
Anderson of Winterfield, John (d. 1823)
SNiGB ID: JoAnder1823
He married Jean Dalrymple, daughter of Lord Westhall (1719-1784) in 1783.
 
Anderson-Blair, David (1789-1853)
SNiGB ID: DaAnder1853
Of The Firs, Hampshire, and Inchyra House, Perthshire; called to the Scottish bar in 1811, he was a landowner, librarian to the Speculative Society of Edinburgh, and civil servant in India.
 
Anderson-Pelham, Charles, first baron Yarborough (1749-1823)
SNiGB ID: LdYarbo1
Of Brocklesby, Lincolnshire; educated at Eton College, he was master of the Brocklesby hounds, sheriff of Lincolnshire (1771-72), and a Whig MP for Beverley (1768-74) and Lincolnshire (1774-94) who was created Baron Yarborough in 1794.
 
Anderson-Pelham, Hon. George (1785-1835)
SNiGB ID: GeAnder1835
The second son of Charles Anderson-Pelham, first baron Yarborough (1749-1823); educated at Eton College, he was a military officer and Whig MP for Great Grimsby (1806-07) and Newtown, Isle of Wight (1808-20) who died unmarried.
 
Anderson-Pelham, [née Aufrere], Sophia (1752-1786)
SNiGB ID: LyYarbo1
The only daughter and heir of George Aufrère MP (1715-1801), of Chelsea; in 1770 she married Charles Anderson-Pelham (1749-1823) who in 1794 was created Baron Yarborough.
 
Andras, Catherine (1775-1860)
SNiGB ID: CaAndra1860
Orphaned as a child, in 1799 she was adopted by miniature painter Robert Bowyer (1758-1834) and was a wax modeller whose sitters included the royal famil and Admrial Nelson.
 
Andree, George (d. 1801)
SNiGB ID: GeAndre1801
Of Staple Inn, the son of John Andree MD, a founder of the London Hospital; he was an eminent solicitor and member of the Whig Club.
 
Andrewes, Gerrard (1750-1825)
SNiGB ID: GeAndre1825
Educated at Westminster School and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was rector of St. James' Westminster (1802-25) and dean of Canterbury (1809-25).
 
Andrewes, Gerrard Thomas (1795-1851)
SNiGB ID: GeAndre1851
The son of Gerrard Andrewes, dean of Canterbury; educated at Westminster and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was rector of All Hallow's, Bread Street (1819-51) and chaplain to the House of Commons (1839-49).
 
Andrews, [née Penrose], Anne (ca. 1744-1785)
SNiGB ID: AnAndre1785
The sister of the lyric poet Thomas Penrose (1742-1779) in 1767 she married the writer and antiquary James Pettit Andrews (c.1737-1797) who edited her brother's poems. “Her uncommon strength of judgment was elegantly contrasted by the delicacy of her person and manners.”
 
Andrews, Augustus (1778-1858)
SNiGB ID: AuAndre1858
Of Vellore, Bath; the eighth son of the Rev. Robert Andrews (1732-1793); a military officer in the Madras Native Infantry, he retired as a major general in 1838. He was a founding member of the Oriental Club.
 
Andrews, [née Gibson], Catherine (bap. 1712-1784)
SNiGB ID: CaAndre1784
The daughter of Thomas Gibson MP (1667-1744), cashier of the Pay Office; she married Townsend Andrews MP (1702-1737), deputy paymaster of the forces; she died at Bath.
 
Andrews, Edward (d. 1758)
SNiGB ID: EdAndre1758
Of Hill House, Gloucestershire; he was a subscriber to Henry Fielding's Miscellanies.
 
Andrews, Francis (1718-1774)
SNiGB ID: FrAndre1774
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and at the Middle Temple, he was a barrister, art collector, provost of Trinity College (1759), MP for the city of Londonderry (1761-74) in the Irish parliament, and a member of the Irish privy council.
 
Andrews, George (fl. ca. 1776)
SNiGB ID: GeAndre1776
The only son of George Andrews, of Wells, Somersetshire; educated at the Middle Temple, he was a barrister whose law reports were published in 1754, and with additions in 1792.
 
Andrews, James Pettit (ca. 1736-1797)
SNiGB ID: JaAndre1797
Of Donnington Grove, Berkshire; he was a Westminster police magistrate, antiquary, the brother-in-law and editor of the poet Thomas Penrose, historian of Great Britain, and miscellaneous writer.
 
Andrews, John (fl. ca. 1857)
SNiGB ID: JoAndre1857
London bookseller trading in New Bond Street, 1831-57. Charles Macfarlane recalled him as a fat man who “gave a dinner to authors and wits, and gave it in good style.” He is likely the son of John Andrews, bookseller of Bond Street, d. 1841.
 
Andrews, John (ca. 1736-1809)
SNiGB ID: JoAndre1809
He was the author of History of the War with America, France, Spain, and Holland, 4 vols, (1785-86).
 
Andrews, Joseph (ca. 1778-1840)
SNiGB ID: JoAndre1827
A merchant sea captain in the East India Company, he was commander of H.C.S. Windham; his Journey from Buenos Ayres, edited by Cyrus Redding, was published in 1827.
 
Andrews, Miles Peter (bap. 1742-1814)
SNiGB ID: MiAndre1814
Of Bignore, Kent; he was a gunpowder manufacturer and playwright who contributed poetry to The World under the Della Cruscan signature of “D'Arblay,” and was a sometimes-Tory MP for Bewdley (1796-1814) allied with the Prince Regent.
 
Andrews, Mordecai (1780-1820)
SNiGB ID: MoAndre1820
The eldest son of the dissenting clergyman Mordecai Andrews of Coggeshall, Essex (d. 1799). He was the nephew of John Towill Rutt (d. 1841). His cousin Rachel married Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd (1795-1854).
 
Andrews, Robert (ca. 1723-1766)
SNiGB ID: RoAndre1766
Born in Lancashire and educated under Caleb Rotheram at Kendal, he was a Presbyterian minister at Lydgate, Yorkshire (1747) and Rusholme, Lancashire (1753), and poet whose blank verse translation of Virgil's works (1766) was printed by Baskerville.
 
Andrews, Thomas (ca. 1774-1844)
SNiGB ID: ThAndre1844
An English barrister on the midland circuit; educated at Gray's Inn, he was made serjeant-at-law in 1827. He died a suicide.
 
Andrews, Townsend (1702-1737)
SNiGB ID: ToAndre1737
Educated at Merchant Taylors' School, Clare College, Cambridge, and at the Inner Temple, he was deputy paymaster of the forces and a Whig MP for Hindon (1727-34) and Bossiney (1734-37). He inherited estates in Wiltshire from his maternal grandfather.
 
André, David (1750-1819)
SNiGB ID: DaAndre1819
Of New Bond Street, the son of David André (1721-1792); he was a London merchant, governor of the London Hospital, and member of the Whig Club.
 
André, John (1750-1780)
SNiGB ID: JoAndre1780
After being rejected by his lover Honora Sneyd of Lichfield he joined the army and served in America where in 1780 he was captured while negotiating with Benedict Arnold and hung as a spy. He was memorialized by Anna Seward and buried in Westminster Abbey.
 
Angell, Samuel (bap. 1800-1866)
SNiGB ID: SaAngel1866
Educated at Royal Academy Schools and under Thomas Hardwick, he excavated remains of Greek architecture in Sicily and was an architect, surveyor and fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
 
Angelo, Domenico (1717-1802)
SNiGB ID: DoAngel1802
Born in Leghorn, Italy, he settled in London by 1755 where he operated an academy for fencing, horsemanship, and manners that attracted aristocratic students. The academy later passed to his son Henry Angelo.
 
Angelo, Henry (1780-1852)
SNiGB ID: HeAngel1852
He was fencing master of the Bond Street academy in succession to his father and grandfather; in 1833 he was appointed superintendent of sword exercise to the army.
 
Angelo, Henry Charles William (1756-1835)
SNiGB ID: HeAngel1835
Fencing master, the son of Domenico Angelo (1717-1802) and author of The School of Fencing (1787) and Reminiscences (1830). Educated at Eton, Angelo was on familiar terms with many persons of fashion in London, including Lord Byron.
 
Angerstein, [née Lock], Amelia (ca. 1776-1848)
SNiGB ID: AmAnger1848
The daughter of William Lock of Norbury Park (1732-1810); in 1799 she married John Angerstein MP (1773-1858). She was an acquaintance of Frances Burney.
 
Angerstein, [née Muilman], Anne (1733-1783)
SNiGB ID: AnAnger1783
The daughter of the merchant Hendrik Muilman (d.1772); in 1752 she married the merchant Charles Crokatt; after his suicide in 1769, in 1771 she became the first wife of the merchant and art collector John Julius Angerstein (c.1732-1823).
 
Angerstein, John (ca. 1774-1858)
SNiGB ID: JoAnger1858
Of the Woodlands, Kent, the son of the art collector John Julius Angerstein (1735-1823); he was a financier, sheriff of Norfolk (1831-32) and Tory MP for Camelford (1796-1802) and Greenwich (1835-37) who married Amelia, daughter of William Lock of Norbury Park.
 
Angerstein, John Julius (1800-1866)
SNiGB ID: JoAnger1866
Of Weeting Hall, Norfolk, the grandson of the art collector of the same name (1735-1823); educated at Eton College and at Sandhurst, he was a military officer in the Grenadier Guards and magistrate in Kent and Norfolk.
 
Angerstein, John Julius (ca. 1732-1823)
SNiGB ID: JoAnger1823
A marine insurer with Lloyd's and connoisseur of art; thirty-eight of his paintings were purchased in 1824 to form the nucleus of the National Gallery.
 
Angillis, Pieter (1685-1734)
SNiGB ID: PiAngil1734
He was a Flemish painter who worked in England in the 1720s, and afterwards at Rome; he died in France.
 
Anguish, Charlotte (bap. 1767-1810)
SNiGB ID: ChAngui1810
She was the fourth daughter of the chancery lawyer Thomas Anguish (1724-1785) and sister of Catherine Osborne, duchess of Leeds.
 
Anguish, Maria (bap. 1766-1814)
SNiGB ID: MaAngui1814
She was the third daughter of Thomas Anguish (1724-1785) and sister of Catherine Osborne duchess of Leeds.
 
Anguish, [née Henley], Sarah (bap. 1726-1807)
SNiGB ID: SaAngui1807
The daughter of Henry Holt Henley MP (d.1748) of Leigh, Somersetshire; in 1758 she married the chancery lawyer Thomas Anguish FRS (1724-1785); she died at Norwich, “much regretted.”
 
Anguish, Thomas (bap. 1724-1785)
SNiGB ID: ThAngui1785
Of Hanwell, Middlesex; educated at Bury St Edmunds, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was accountant general in the court of chancery and the father of Catherine, duchess of Leeds.
 
Annand, Adam (1789-1818)
SNiGB ID: AdAnnan1818
The son of John Annand (d.1812), Aberdeen merchant; he was a Snell exhibitioner at Balliol College, Oxford, afterwards rector of St John's Episcopal Chapel, Golden Square, Aberdeen (1815-18).
 
Annand, Alexander (1777-1847)
SNiGB ID: AlAnnan1847
Of Sutton, Surrey; the eldest son of John Annand (d.1812) of Aberdeen; he was a landowner, possibly a merchant like his father, magistrate for Middlesex, and FSA, He died at Brighton.
 
Annesley, [née Beresford], Lady Anne (ca. 1718-1770)
SNiGB ID: LyGlera1
The daughter of Marcus Beresford, first earl of Tyrone (1694-1763); in 1751 she married the barrister William Annesley (ca. 1710-1770) who in 1766 was created viscount Glerawly.
 
Annesley, [née Courtenay], Anne, countess of Mountnorris (1774-1835)
SNiGB ID: LyMount2a
The daughter of William Courtenay, second viscount Courtenay; in 1790 she married George Annesley, second earl of Mountnorris, who in 1795 sued John Belenden Gawler [Ker, 1764-1842] for criminal conversation with his wife.
 
Annesley, [née Lambert], Anne, countess Annesley (1752-1822)
SNiGB ID: LyAnnes2
The only daughter and heir of Robert Lambert of Dunlady, County Down; in 1771 with a fortune of £15,000 she married Richard Annesley (1745-1824), who in 1802 succeeded as second earl Annesley. She died at Belfast.
 
Annesley, Arthur (1732-1773)
SNiGB ID: ArAnnes1773
Of Bletchington Park, Oxfordshire, the second son of Rev. Francis Annesley (1699-1740); educated at Lincoln College, Oxford, he was a landowner; one of his name was a member of the Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.
 
Annesley, Arthur (1760-1841)
SNiGB ID: ArAnnes1841
Of Bletchington Park, Oxfordshire, the son of Arthur Annesley (1733-1773); he was sheriff of Oxfordshire (1784-85) and MP for Oxford (1790-96). He married the daughter of Admiral Sir Charles Hardy (1717-1780).
 
Annesley, Arthur (ca. 1769-1845)
SNiGB ID: ArAnnes1845
The son of the Rev. Arthur Henry Annesley (ca. 1735-1792); educated at Trinity College, Oxford, he was rector of Clifford Chambers, Gloucestershire (1803), and a Cotton family trustee of the British Museum. He inherited Clifford Chambers from a maternal uncle.
 
Annesley, Arthur, first earl of Mountnorris (1744-1816)
SNiGB ID: LdMount1
The son of Richard Annesley, sixth earl Anglesey (c.1693-1761); educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was created first earl of Mountnorris in 1793. He married a daughter of the first Lord Lyttelton.
 
Annesley, Arthur, tenth viscount Valentia (1785-1863)
SNiGB ID: LdValen10
Of Bletchington Park, Oxfordshire, the elder son of Arthur Annesley (1760-1841); educated at Harrow School, he was a landowner who inherited an Irish peerage from a distant cousin late in life.
 
Annesley, Arthur, fifth earl of Anglesey (ca. 1678-1737)
SNiGB ID: LdAngle5
The third son of the second earl (ca. 1645–1690); educated at Eton and at Magdaelene College, Cambridge, he was a Tory MP for Cambridge University (1702-10), and for New Ross (1703-10) in the Irish parliament, held government offices, and succeeded in 1710.
 
Annesley, Arthur Henry (bap. 1735-1792)
SNiGB ID: ArAnnes1792
The son of Rev. Martin Annesley DD (1701-1749), vicar of Bucklesbury, Berkshire; educated at Trinity College, Oxford, he was rector of Chewton, Somersetshire.
 
Annesley, [née Hardy], Catherine (ca. 1764-1848)
SNiGB ID: CaAnnes1848
The daughter of Admiral Sir Charles Hardy (1717-1780) by his second wife; in 1785 she married Arthur Annesley MP (1760-1841) of Bletchington Park, Oxfordshire.
 
Annesley, Charles Frances (1787-1863)
SNiGB ID: ChAnnes1863
Of Eydon Hall, Northamptonshire, the younger son of Arthur Annesley (1760-1841) of Bletchington Park; educated at Harrow, at Christ Church, Oxford, and at All Souls College, Oxford, he was a college fellow, clergyman, and landscape painter who died unmarried.
 
Annesley, [née Tynedale], Elizabeth Vere (ca. 1779-1865)
SNiGB ID: ElAnnes1865
The daughter of George Booth Tyndale (1743-1779); in 1800 she married her cousin, the Rev. Arthur Annesley (1769-1845) of Clifford Chambers, Gloucestershire.
 
Annesley, [née Sims], Frances Cockburn (ca. 1804-1856)
SNiGB ID: FrAnnes1856
The daughter of the Jamaican attorney Charles James Sims (d. 1813); in 1837 she married George Arthur Annesley, viscount Valentia (1793-1841).
 
Annesley, Francis (1734-1812)
SNiGB ID: FrAnnes1812
Of Reading, Berkshire; educated at Reading School and at Gray's Inn, he was a bibliophile, master of Downing College, Cambridge (1800), and Whig, then Tory, MP for Reading (1774-1806) who died unmarried. He was a Cotton family trustee of the British Museum.
 
Annesley, Francis (bap. 1663-1750)
SNiGB ID: FrAnnes1750
Of Castlewellan Castle, County Down; educated at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister who held government offices and was aand Tory MP for Downpatrick in the Irish parliament 1695-99, 1713-14) and Preston (1705) and Westbury (1708-15, 1722-34) in the British parliament.
 
Annesley, Francis Charles, first earl Annesley (1740-1802)
SNiGB ID: LdAnnes1
The eldest son of William Annesley, first viscount Glerawly (ca. 1710-1770); an MP for Downpatrickin the Irish parliament (1761-1770) and in 1789 was created earl Annesley. He married an heiress but left no legitimate children, though his second wife (by a bigamous marriage) contested the title for her offspring.
 
Annesley, George, second earl of Mountnorris (1769-1844)
SNiGB ID: LdMount2
The son of Arthur Annesley, first earl of Mountnorris (1744-1816); educated at Rugby School and at Brasenose College, Oxford, he traveled in the Middle East and was a Tory MP for Yarmouth (1808-10). In 1795 he sued John Bellenden Gawler for criminal conversation.
 
Annesley, George Arthur, viscount Valentia (1793-1841)
SNiGB ID: GeAnnes1841
The eldest son of the second earl of Mountnorris (1770-1844) whom he predeceased; educated at Harrow and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Tory MP for County Wexford (1830-31) who died childless.
 
Annesley, [née St. Lawrence], Isabella, countess Annesley (ca. 1783-1827)
SNiGB ID: LyAnnes3a
The second daughter of the second earl of Howth (1752-1822); in 1803 she married William Richard Annesley (1772-1838), afterwards earl Annesley. In June 1819 she eloped with Lieut. Henry John Burn of the Hussars whom she later married after being divorced by her husband.
 
Annesley, James (ca. 1780-1847)
SNiGB ID: JaAnnes1847
The son of the Hon. Marcus Annesley (1743-80) of County Down; he was a surgeon in India and member of learned societies in Britain, elected FRS in 1840.
 
Annesley, [née Digby], Jane (ca. 1759-1861)
SNiGB ID: JaAnnes1861
The daughter of John Digby (1691-1786) of Landenstown, County Kildare, son of Simon Digby, bishop of Elphin; about 1780 she married Hon. William Annesley (1747-1817), dean of Down; she died a centenarian, but dates suggest she was daughter of Simon (1723-1796).
 
Annesley, [née Lyttelton], Lucy, viscountess Valentia (1743-1783)
SNiGB ID: LyMount1a
The daughter of Lord George Lyttelton and sister of the “wicked“ second baron; in 1767 she became the first wife of Arthur Annesley, first earl of Mountnorris, then viscount Valentia.
 
Annesley, Hon. Marcus (1743-1780)
SNiGB ID: MaAnnes1780
The second son of William Annesley, first viscount Glerawly (c.1710-1770); he was a military officer in Ireland where he was captain of the 3rd Regiment of Horse (1770), and died unmarried before June 1780 when he was succeeded as major.
 
Annesley, Martin (1701-1749)
SNiGB ID: MaAnnes1749
The son of Francis Annesley MP (1663-1750) of Castlewellan Castle, County Down; educated at St John's College, Cambridge, he was vicar of Bucklebury, Berkshire (1726-47), chaplain to the Earl of Abingdon, and prebendary of Salisbury.
 
Annesley, [née Hanbury], Mary (ca. 1709-1796)
SNiGB ID: MaAnnes1796
The daughter of William Hanbury (1666-1737), keeper of the Cottonian Library; in 1732 she married the Rev. Martin Annesley DD (1701-1749), vicar of Bucklesbury, Berkshire.
 
Annesley, Richard, second earl Annesley (1745-1824)
SNiGB ID: LdAnnes2
The son of William Annesley, first viscount Glerawly (ca. 1710-1770); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a member of the Irish parliament (1776-1800) and privy councillor who succeeded his brother Francis as earl in 1802.
 
Annesley, Richard, sixth earl of Anglesey (bap. 1693-1761)
SNiGB ID: LdAngle6
The son of Richard Annesley (1655-1701), third baron Altham; he succeeded his cousin in the earldom in 1737. He contracted a bigamous marriage and had his nephew James Annesley, a claimant to the title, sold into slavery in America.
 
Annesley, [née Cavendish], Sarah, countess of Mountnorris (1763-1849)
SNiGB ID: LyMount1bb
The daughter of Sir Henry Cavendish, second baronet; in 1783 she became the second wife of Arthur Annesley, first earl of Mountnorris. She was the mother of Lady Frances Webster.
 
Annesley, William, first viscount Glerawly (ca. 1709-1770)
SNiGB ID: LdGlera1
Of Castlewellan Castle, County Down; educated at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister and MP for Midleton in the Irish parliament (1741-58), created Viscount Glerawly in 1766.
 
Annesley, Hon. William (1747-1817)
SNiGB ID: WiAnnes1817
The youngest son of William Annesley, first viscount Glerawly (ca. 1710-1770); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was dean of Down (1787-1817).
 
Annesley, William Richard, third earl Annesley (1772-1838)
SNiGB ID: LdAnnes3
Of Castlewellan Castle, County Down, the son of the second earl (1745-1824); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a Tory MP for Downpatrick (1815-20) and sheriff of County Down (1822-23). He divorced his first wife for adultery.
 
Anning, Mary (1799-1847)
SNiGB ID: MaAnnin1847
Of Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire; the daughter of a cabinetmaker, she was a skilled fossil-hunter whose dramatic discoveries of dinosaur remains in the 1820s brought her to public attention.
 
Ansell, Robert (ca. 1732-ca. 1788)
SNiGB ID: RoAnsel1788
A London picture dealer and frame maker; he was the client, afterwards the partner, of the auctioneer James Christie (1730-1803).
 
Ansley, Benjamin (ca. 1776-1846)
SNiGB ID: BeAnsle1846
Educated at Queen's College, Oxford, he served with the Scots fusileer guards in Holland, Egypt, and the Peninsular War before retiring disabled in 1811; he was elected FSA before 1814.
 
Ansley, John (1775-1845)
SNiGB ID: JoAnsle1845
Of the Merchant Taylors' Company, he was elected alderman in 1800 and was lord mayor in 1807; he was a fellow of the Linnean Society and for many years vice president of the Literary Fund.
 
Anson, [née Coke], Lady Anne Margaret, viscountess Anson (1779-1843)
SNiGB ID: LyAnson1
The daughter of Thomas William Coke, first earl of Leicester of Holkham; in 1794 she married Thomas Anson, first viscount Anson.
 
Anson, [née Yorke], Elizabeth, baroness Anson (1725-1760)
SNiGB ID: LyAnson1a
The eldest daughter of the first earl of Hardwicke (1690-1764); in 1748 she married Admiral George Anson, baron Anson (1697-1762). She was a society figure and political manager for her husband.
 
Anson, [née Hamilton], Lady Frances (ca. 1781-1834)
SNiGB ID: FrAnson1834
The daughter of John William Hamilton (ca.1745-1781); in 1800 she married the military officer and MP Sir George Anson (1769-1849), of Rushal Hall, Staffordshire.
 
Anson, Sir George (1769-1849)
SNiGB ID: GeAnson1849a
Of Rushal Hall, Staffordshire; educated at Eton College, he led a cavalry brigade under the Duke of Wellington during the Peninsular War, held court offices, and was a Whig MP for Lichfield (1806-1841).
 
Anson, Hon. George (1797-1857)
SNiGB ID: GeAnson1857
The second son of the first viscount Anson; educated at Eton, he fought at Waterloo and was a Whig MP for Great Yarmouth (1818-1835) and Staffordshire South (1837-1853). In 1856 he was commander-in-chief in India, where he died of cholera.
 
Anson, George, first baron Anson (1697-1762)
SNiGB ID: LdAnson1a
Born in Staffordshire, he was a naval officer who circumnavigated the globe in a daring voyage celebrated in A Voyage Round the World (1748) and was first lord of the Admiralty (1751-56).
 
Anson, George Adams (1731-1789)
SNiGB ID: GeAnson1789
Of Sambrook, Shropshire, originally Adams; the nephew and eventual heir of Admiral George Anson, first baron Anson; he was a landowner and Whig MP for Saltash (1761-68) and Lichfield (1779-69).
 
Anson, George Edward (1812-1849)
SNiGB ID: GeAnson1849
The son of Frederick Anson, dean of Chester and grandson of George Anson MP (1731–1789); educated at Rugby School, he was private secretary to Lord Melbourne and Prince Albert.
 
Anson, Georgiana Mary (1816-1903)
SNiGB ID: GeAnson1903
The daughter of Edward Harbord, third baron Suffield; in 1839 she married married George Edward Anson (1812-1849); in 1855 she married Charles Edward Boothby (1821-1913). She was a bedchamber woman to Queen Victoria (1841-53, 1853-55).
 
Anson, Hon. Henry (ca. 1805-1827)
SNiGB ID: HeAnson1827
The fifth son of Thomas Anson, first viscount Anson; he died in Aleppo of plague acquired in prison during a failed attempt to penetrate Mecca disguised as an Arab.
 
Anson, [née Weld Forester], Hon. Isabella Elizabeth Annabella (1805-1858)
SNiGB ID: IsAnson1858
The daughter of Cecil Weld Forester, first baron Forester; in 1830 she married Gen. George Anson, son of Thomas Anson, first viscount Anson.
 
Anson, [née Philips], Louisa Catherine, countess of Lichfield (ca. 1800-1879)
SNiGB ID: LyLichf1
The daughter of Nathaniel Philips; in 1819 she married Thomas William Anson, first earl of Lichfield.
 
Anson, [née Dickenson], Lady Louisa Frances Mary (1787-1837)
SNiGB ID: LoAnson1837
The only child of John Dickenson (c.1755-1842) of Birch Hall, Lancashire; in 1815 she married the military officer William Anson (1772-1847) who was created a baronet in 1831.
 
Anson, [née Venables-Vernon], Mary (1739-1821)
SNiGB ID: MaAnson1821
The daughter of George Venables-Vernon, first baron Vernon (1709-1780); in 1763 she married George Adams Anson MP (1731-89).
 
Anson, Thomas (ca. 1695-1773)
SNiGB ID: ThAnson1773
Of Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire, the elder brother of Admiral George Anson (1697-1762); educated at St John's College, Oxford, and at the Inner Temple, he was a founder of the Society of Dilettanti, FRS, art collector, and Whig MP for Lichfield (1747-1770).
 
Anson, Thomas, first viscount Anson (1767-1818)
SNiGB ID: LdAnson1
Of Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire, the son of George (Adams) Anson (1731-1789); educated at Eton and at Oriel College, Oxford, he was Whig MP for Lichfield (1789-1806), created Viscount Anson in 1806.
 
Anson, Thomas William, first earl of Lichfield (1795-1854)
SNiGB ID: LdLichf1
Of Shugborough Hall; he was very briefly MP for Great Yarmouth before succeeding his father as viscount Anson in 1818, was created Earl of Lichfield in 1831, and was postmaster general from 1835 to 1841. He was a sportsman and gambler described by Charles Greville as “a fine fellow.”
 
Anson, Hon. William (1801-1830)
SNiGB ID: WiAnson1830
The fourth son of Thomas Anson, first viscount Anson; educated at Eton College, he was a naval officer who was made a CB for his service at the battle of Navarino in 1827.
 
Anson, Sir William, first baronet (1772-1847)
SNiGB ID: WiAnson1847
The third son of George Adams Anson MP (1731-89); he was a career military officer who distinguished himself in the Peninsular War and was created a baronet in 1831.
 
Anster, John (1793-1867)
SNiGB ID: JoAnste1867
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a poet, translator, and scholar who contributed to Blackwood's and other periodicals; he was elected regius professor of civil law in the University of Dublin in 1850.
 
Anster, [née Meredyth], Mary Anne Matilda (ca. 1779-1824)
SNiGB ID: MaAnste1824
The daughter of the barrister Sir John Meredyth, first baronet (d.1799); in 1801 she married at Calcutta Richard Anster (1767-1807); in 1807 she married Major John Canning (1775-1824) of Foxcote; she died in Gloucestershire the day after he died in Bengal.
 
Anster, Richard Fitzgerald (ca. 1767-1807)
SNiGB ID: RiAnste1807
An (Irish?) Roman Catholic, he went out to India in 1788 as a civil servant with the East India Company, and was a freemason and member of the Asiatic Society; he had a family by two spouses.
 
Anstey, [née Calvert], Anne (1732-1812)
SNiGB ID: AnAnste1812
The daughter of the brewer Felix Calvert of Albury Hall, Hertforshire (d.1755); in 1756 she married the poet Christopher Anstey (1724-1805).
 
Anstey, Christopher (ca. 1757-1827)
SNiGB ID: ChAnste1827
Of Norton, Durham, the eldest son of the poet Christopher Anstey (1724-1805); educated at Eton, Trinity College, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a landowner and viar of Norton, (1786-1827); he inherited Norton from his first wife (both were named Elizabeth Grey).
 
Anstey, Christopher (1724-1805)
SNiGB ID: ChAnste1805
Of Anstey Hall, Cambridgeshire, son of the Rev. Christopher Anstey DD (1680-1751); educated at King's College, Cambridge, he was a country squire who wrote the popular burlesque poem, The New Bath Guide (1766).
 
Anstey, Christopher (1680-1751)
SNiGB ID: ChAnste1751
Of Anstey Hall, Cambridgeshire; educated at Merchant Taylors' School and at St John's College, Cambridge, he was a college fellow who married an heiress and was a Tory squire, rector of Brinkley, Cambridgeshire (1716-51) and the father of the poet of the same name (1724-1805).
 
Anstey, John (1757-1819)
SNiGB ID: JoAnste1819
The son of the poet Christopher Anstey (1724-1805) whose works he edited; educated at Eton, King's College, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister and author of a poem, The Pleader's Guide (1796).
 
Anstey, [née Thompson], Mary (bap. 1685-1754)
SNiGB ID: MaAnste1754
The daughter of Anthony Thompson MP (1641-1721) of Trumpington, Cambridgeshire; in 1722 she inherited the estate from her brother James (knighted 1717), and married the Rev. Christopher Anstey (1680-1750); she was the mother of the poet Christopher Anstey (1724-1805).
 
Anstey, Robert (bap. 1760-1818)
SNiGB ID: RoAnste1818
Of Canons Leigh House, Devonshire, the second son of the poet Christopher Anstey (1724-1805); educated at Eton and at St John's College, Cambridge, he married an heiress as his first wife whose fortune involved him in a chancery suit.
 
Anstey, Thomas Chisholm (1816-1873)
SNiGB ID: ThAnste1873
Educated at University College, London and the Middle Temple, he was a barrister who converted to Roman Catholicism, taught law at Prior Park College, MP for Youghal (1847-52), and attorney general of Hong Kong (1855-59).
 
Anstice, [née Poole], Penelope (1772-1857)
SNiGB ID: PeAnsti1857
The daughter of John Poole and cousin of Thomas Poole of Nether Stowey; in 1806 she married William Anstice, ironmaster, of Madeley Wood, Shropshire and was the mother of the classics professor Joseph Anstice (1808–1836).
 
Anstice, Robert (bap. 1757-1845)
SNiGB ID: RoAnsti1845
Of Bridgwater, Somersetshire; he was a merchant, shipowner, and civil engineer who was three times mayor of (1804, 1817 and 1825) and a writer on mathematics.
 
Anstice, [née Ball], Susannah (1761-1816)
SNiGB ID: SuAnsti1816
The daughter of the Quaker merchant Joseph Ball (1722-1790); about 1778 she eloped with the merchant and civil engineer Robert Anstice, making a Gretna Green marriage.
 
Anstice, William (1781-1850)
SNiGB ID: WiAnsti1850
Of Madeley Wood Hall, the son of Robert Anstice (1757-1845); he was an ironmaster and associate of William Reynolds (1758-1803) William Beddoes, and Sir Humphry Davy who pursued interests in science.
 
Anstis, John (1669-1744)
SNiGB ID: JoAnsti1744
Educated at Exeter College, Oxford, and at the Middle Temple, he was keeper of the records in the Tower (1712), garter king of arms (1714), and a Tory MP for St Germans (1702-05), St Mawes (1711-13), and Launceston (1713-22).
 
Anstis, the younger, John (1708-1754)
SNiGB ID: JoAnsti1754
The eldest son of John Anstis (1669-1744), garter king-of-arms; educated at Westminster School, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and the Middle Temple, he was joint garter king-of-arms with his father (1727) and then his successor.
 
Anstruther, Sir Alexander (1769-1819)
SNiGB ID: AlAnstr1819
The son of Sir Robert Anstruther, third baronet (1733-1818); educated at Westminster School, Wadham College, Oxford, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was appointed recorder of Bombay in 1812 and was knighted in 1813.
 
Anstruther, [née Fall], Lady Janet (ca. 1727-1802)
SNiGB ID: JaAnstr1802
The daughter of Captain James Fall MP (d.1743), merchant and provost of Dunbar; in 1750 she married Sir John Anstruther, second baronet (1753-1811).
 
Anstruther, [née Erskine], Lady Janet (bap. 1742-1770)
SNiGB ID: JaAnstr1770
The daughter of Alexander Erskine, fifth earl of Kellie; in 1763 she married the advocate Sir Robert Anstruther, third baronet (1733-1818) of Balcaskie, Fifeshire.
 
Anstruther, [née Dewar], Lady Janet Carmichael- (1793-1881)
SNiGB ID: JaAnstr1881
The daughter of General David Dewar (ca. 1746-1795) of Gilston House, Fifeshire; in 1817 she married Sir John Carmichael-Anstruther, fifth baronet (1785-1818); in 1828 she married the Rev. Robert Bullock-Marsham (1786-1880).
 
Anstruther, Sir John, second baronet (1718-1799)
SNiGB ID: JoAnstr1799
Of Elie House, Fifeshire, the son of the first baronet (ca.1678-1753); educated at Glasgow University, he was a Whig MP for Anstruther Easter burghs (1776-74, 1780-82, 1790-93).
 
Anstruther, John (1752-1819)
SNiGB ID: JoAnstr1819
Of Ardit, Fife, a Scottish advocate; educated at Lincoln's Inn, he was a judge of the commissary court and privy seal (1799), and sheriff depute of Fife (1811). He died unmarried.
 
Anstruther, Sir John, first baronet (ca. 1678-1753)
SNiGB ID: JoAnstr1753
Of Elie House, Fifeshire; he was a Whig MP for Anstruther Easter burgs in the Scottish parliament (1702-07) and British parliament (1708-15), and for Fifeshire (1715-41), and was master of the King’s works in Scotland (1717-43), created a baronet in 1700.
 
Anstruther, Sir John, fourth baronet and first baronet (1753-1811)
SNiGB ID: JoAnstr1811
Educated at Glasgow University and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a Whig MP for Anstruther Easter burghs (1783-90, 1796-97, 1806-11) and Cockermouth (1790-96). He broke with Fox over France and was prosecutor in the Edinburgh treason trials of 1794, and chief justice of Bengal (1797).
 
Anstruther, Sir John Carmichael-, fifth baronet and second baronet (1785-1818)
SNiGB ID: JoAnstr1818
Educated at Eton, Christ Church, Oxford, and Lincoln's Inn, he was a Tory MP for Anstruther Easter burghs (1811-18) who died young of typhus.
 
Anstruther, [née Hyndford], Lady Margaret (d. 1721)
SNiGB ID: MaAnstr1721
The eldest daughter of the second earl of Hyndford (1671-1731); in 1717 she married Sir John Anstruther, first baronet (1678-1754).
 
Anstruther, [née Brice], Lady Maria Jane (d. 1833)
SNiGB ID: MaAnstr1833
The daughter of Edward Brice of Berners Street, Marylebone; in 1784 she married Sir John Anstruther (1753-1811), MP and judge in Bengal.
 
Anstruther, Philip (ca. 1680-1760)
SNiGB ID: PhAnstr1760
Of Airdrie, Fifeshire; he was a military officer, corrupt governor of Minorca, and Whig MP for Anstruther Easter Burghs who died unmarried.
 
Anstruther, Robert (1768-1809)
SNiGB ID: RoAnstr1809
Educated at Westminster School, he was a military officer who led the rear guard in the successful retreat to Corruna, only to die there of dysentery.
 
Anstruther, Robert (1757-1831)
SNiGB ID: RoAnstr1831
Of Baltully, Fifeshire, the third son of John Anstruther, second baronet (1718-1799); educated at Harrow School, he was a military officer and Tory MP for Anstruther-Easter Burghs (1793-94).
 
Anstruther, Sir Robert, third baronet (1733-1818)
SNiGB ID: RoAnstr1818
Of Balcaskie, Fifeshire, the son of the second baronet (1688-1763); he was an advocate who held the office of principal clerk to the bills; he survived his heir and was succeeded by a grandson.
 
Anstruther-Paterson, [née Paterson], Lady Anne (1760-1808)
SNiGB ID: AnAnstr1822
The daughter of Sir John Paterson, third baronet (c.1730-82), of Eccles, Berwickshire; in 1778 she married Philip Anstruther (1752-1808), afterwards third baronet.
 
Anstruther-Paterson, Sir Philip, third baronet (1752-1808)
SNiGB ID: PhAnstr1808
The son of John Anstruther, second baronet (1718-1799); educated at St Andrews University, he was a (presumably) Whig MP for Anstruther-Easter Burghs (1774-77).
 
Anstruther-Thomson, John (1776-1833)
SNiGB ID: JoAnstr1833
Of Charleton, the son of Colonel John Anstruther; in 1807 he married Clementina Blair, daughter of William Adam of Blair-Adam. He was a colonel in the Royal Fifeshire Yeomanry Cavalry.
 
Anthony, John (d. 1760)
SNiGB ID: JoAntho1760
Educated at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister employed as a clerk in the King's Bench Office.
 
Antrobus, [née Lindsay], Lady Anne (1800-1885)
SNiGB ID: AnAntro1885
The daughter of Hon. Hugh Primrose Lindsay MP (1765-1844), director of the East India Company (1814-44); in 1817 she married the banker Edmund Antrobus (1792-1870) who in 1826 succeeded as second baronet.
 
Antrobus, [née Crofton], Hon. Charlotte (ca. 1803-1839)
SNiGB ID: ChAntro1839
The daughter of Sir Edward Crofton (1778-1816) of The Mote, County Roscommon; in 1832 she became the second wife of Gibbs Crawfurd Antrobus (1793-1861) of Eaton Hall, Cheshire.
 
Antrobus, Sir Edmund, second baronet (1792-1870)
SNiGB ID: EdAntro1870
Of Amesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, the nephew of the first baronet of the same name (1752-1826); educated at Eton and at St John's College, Cambridge, he was a partner in the family bank and died a very wealthy man.
 
Antrobus, Sir Edmund, first baronet (bap. 1752-1826)
SNiGB ID: EdAntro1826
Of Antrobus Hall, Chesire; he was a partner in Coutts' Bank from 1777, he was created a baronet in 1815.
 
Antrobus, Gibbs Crawfurd (1793-1861)
SNiGB ID: GiAntro1861
Of Eaton Hall, Cheshire, the younger son of the banker John Antrobus (1761-94); educated at Eton and at St John's College, Cambridge, he was a diplomat and Tory MP for Aldborough (1820-26) and Plympton Erle (1826-30) and sheriff of Cheshire (1834-35).
 
Antrobus, [née Trotter], Jane (bap. 1805-1829)
SNiGB ID: JaAntro1829
The daughter of the banker Sir Coutts Trotter, first baronet (1767-1837); in 1827 she became the first wife of the diplomat Gibbs Crawfurd Antrobus (1793-1861) of Eaton Hall, Cheshire. She died in childbirth.
 
Antrobus, John (bap. 1761-1794)
SNiGB ID: JoAntro1794
The younger brother of Sir Edmund Antrobus, first baronet (1752-1826); he was a partner in Coutts' Bank who died young as the result of a riding accident.
 
Apperley, Charles James (1778-1843)
SNiGB ID: ChApper1843
Educated at Rugby School, he was a popular writer for the Sporting Magazine who in 1830 emigrated to France to avoid paying his debts. He wrote Hunting Reminiscences (1843).
 
Apperley, Thomas (ca. 1730-1814)
SNiGB ID: ThApper1814
Of Wrexham, Denbighshire; educated (late) at Oriel College, Oxford, he was a friend and correspondent of Bishop Thomas Percy, described as a hard-drinking classical scholar; the sporting writer “Nimrod” (1778-1843) was his son.
 
Appleby, Samuel (bap. 1790-ca. 1865)
SNiGB ID: SaApple1865
Of Gray's Inn; he was a London solicitor and member of the Camden Society whose library was sold by Sotheby's in 1865.
 
Applegath, Augustus (1788-1871)
SNiGB ID: AuApple1871
He was an English stationer and printer who with Edward Cowper patented improvements to the printing presses used by the Times newspaper and the Bank of England.
 
Appleton, Daniel (1785-1849)
SNiGB ID: DaApple1849
An American publisher in New York City who with his son William Henry founded the firm of D. Appleton and Co. in 1838.
 
Appleton, William Henry (1814-1899)
SNiGB ID: WiApple1899
He was a New York publisher who with his father founded the firm of D. Appleton and Co. in 1838.
 
Applewhaite, Edward Archer (1799-1889)
SNiGB ID: EdApple1889
Of Barbados, Lindley Hall, Leicestershire, and Pickenham Hall, Norfolk; he was a West Indies plantation owner and magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for Norfolk.
 
Apreece, [née Ashby], Lady Dorothea (1750-1822)
SNiGB ID: DoApree1822
The daughter of Shukburgh Ashby (1724-1792) of Quenby Hall, Leicestershire; in 1771 she was unhappily married to Sir Thomas Hussey Apreece (1744-1833), who was created a baronet in 1782.
 
Apreece, [née Wright], Dorothy (d. 1784)
SNiGB ID: DoApree1784
The daughter and coheir of Sir Nathan Wright, third baronet according to G. E. Cokayne, though other sources say the daughter of the second baronet (1661-1741) by his fourth wife; in 1741 she became the third wife of Thomas Hussey Apreece (ca. 1702-1777).
 
Apreece, Shuckburgh Ashby (1773-1807)
SNiGB ID: ShApree1807
The elder son of Sir Thomas Hussey Apreece, first baronet (1744-1833); educated at Harrow and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he was the first husband of the society hostess Lady Jane Davy.
 
Apreece, Sir Thomas George, second baronet (1773-1807)
SNiGB ID: ThApree1842
The younger son of Sir Thomas Hussey Apreece, first baronet (1744-1833); he was sheriff of Cambridgeshire (1818-19). Regarded as an eccentric, he died unmarried.
 
Apreece, Thomas Hussey (ca. 1702-1777)
SNiGB ID: ThApree1777
Of Washingley, Huntingdonshire, and Brook Street, Mayfair, the son and heir of Robert Apreece (ca. 1677-1744) of Honington Hall, Lincolnshire; he was a landowner.
 
Apreece, Sir Thomas Hussey, First baronet (1744-1833)
SNiGB ID: ThApree1833
Of Effingham House, Surrey; a landowner, sportsman and militia officer, he was made a baronet in 1782 and left several illegitimate children.
 
Apsley, Alexander (ca. 1751-1827)
SNiGB ID: AlApsle1827
Of Banstead Place, Surrey, Likely the aide-de-camp to Lord Cornwallis in India, he was a member of the Royal Institution and served on the council of the Geological Society of London, to which he left a legacy.
 
Apthorp, [née Mann], Alicia (1739-1763)
SNiGB ID: AlAptho1763
The daughter of Galfridus Mann (1706-1757) of Bochton Malherbe, Kent; in 1758 she became the first wife of the Boston merchant John Apthorp (1730-1772).
 
Apthorp, East (1733-1816)
SNiGB ID: EaAptho1816
Educated at Boston Latin school and at Jesus College, Cambridge, he aroused controversy as an Anglican clergyman in Massachusetts. Upon resettling in England he was a scholar and writer who quarreled with Edward Gibbon and was elected prebendary of St Paul's in 1790.
 
Apthorp, John (1730-1772)
SNiGB ID: JoAptho1772
The second son of the Boston merchant Charles Apthorp (16798-1758); he was a Boston merchant who traveled in Italy 1764-65. His first wife was a niece of Sir Horace Mann, first baronet, British envoy at Florence. He was lost at sea on a voyage to South Carolina.
 
Arabin, [née Molyneux], Henrietta (fl. ca. 1789)
SNiGB ID: HeArabi1789
The daughter of Sir Capel Molyneux, third baronet (1717-1797); in 1777 she married William John Arabin (1750-1828), who in 1786 divorced her for adultery with Thomas Sutton (ca. 1755-1813), afterwards baronet; in 1788 she was in Italy with Richard St George.
 
Arabin, William John (1750-1828)
SNiGB ID: WiArabi1828
A military officer born in Dublin, he was lieutenant-general (1805) and general (1814); he was a wit and denizen of Carleton House who in 1786 divorced his wife for adultery.
 
Arabin, William Saint Julien (1775-1841)
SNiGB ID: WiArabi1841
The son of General William John Arabin (1750-1828); educated at Cambridge and at the Inner Temple, he was serjeant-at-law (1824) and judge advocate general of the army (1838).
 
Aram, Eugene (bap. 1704-1759)
SNiGB ID: EuAram1759
He was an English autodidact, schoolmaster, and philologist executed in 1759 for the 1745 murder of the shoemaker Daniel Clark, his accomplice in an embezzlement scheme. Aram became the subject of a poem by Thomas Hood and a novel by Bulwer Lytton.
 
Arber, Edward (1836-1912)
SNiGB ID: EdArber1912
Educated at King's College School, London, he was an antiquary, literary editor, and anthologist who was lecturer in English literature at University College, London.
 
Arblay, Alexandre Jean Baptiste Piochard, comte d' (1794-1837)
SNiGB ID: AlArbla1837
The son of the novelist Francis Burney and Alexandre d'Arblay; educated at Burney's academy, Greenwich and at Cambridge, he was curate of Camden Town (1824-37) and Minister of Ely Chapel (1836).
 
Arbuckle, James (d. 1742)
SNiGB ID: JaArbuc1742
Raised in Belfast and educated at Glasgow University, where he clashed with the authorities, he abandoned a career in the ministry and settled in Dublin where he was a poet, essayist, and clerk in the revenue service.
 
Arburthnott, Hon. John (d. 1737)
SNiGB ID: JoArbut1737
Of Fordoun, Aberdeenshire, the son of Robert Arbuthnott, second viscount of Arbuthnott (1638-1682); he was a landowner and sheriff of Kindardineshire from 1716.
 
Arbuthnot, [née Papendiek], Augusta Amelia Adolphina (1804-1853)
SNiGB ID: AuArbut1853
The daughter of Christopher Papendiek (c.1762-1826), royal page to Queen Charlotte; in 1829 she became the first wife of George Arbuthnot (1802-1865) of the Treasury.
 
Arbuthnot, Charles (1767-1850)
SNiGB ID: ChArbut1850
Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Tory MP for East Looe (1795-96), Eye (1809-12), Oxford (1812-18), St Germans (1818-27), St Ives (1828-30), and Ashburton (1830-31), ambassador to Constantinople (1804-07), and a friend of the Duke of Wellington.
 
Arbuthnot, Charles George James (1801-1870)
SNiGB ID: ChArbut1870
The eldest son of the diplomat Charles Arbuthnot (1767-1850); educated at Westminster School, he was a career military officer, Tory MP for Tregony (1831-32), and equerry to Queen Victoria.
 
Arbuthnot, [née Vivian], Hon. Charlotte Eliza (1815-1877)
SNiGB ID: ChArbut1877
The daughter of Richard Hussey Vivian, first baron Vivian (1775-1842); in 1833 she married the military officer Charles George James Arbuthnot (1801-1870).
 
Arbuthnot, Edmund (ca. 1793-1865)
SNiGB ID: EdArbut1873
Of Newtown House, Hampshire; born in India, he was a member of the Union Club and the Zoological Society. His personal estate was probated at £45,000.
 
Arbuthnot, George (ca. 1772-1843)
SNiGB ID: GeArbut1843
Of Elderslie, Surrey, the son of Robert Arbuthnot (1728-1803); he was an East Indies merchant who retired in 1823 and was a founding member of the Oriental Club.
 
Arbuthnot, George (1802-1865)
SNiGB ID: GeArbut1865
The son of Lieutenant-General Sir Robert Arbuthnot (1773-1853); he was a lifetime civil servant in the Treasury, and was private secretary to Sir Robert Peel and to Sir Charles Wood, afterwards Viscount Halifax.
 
Arbuthnot, [née Fane], Harriett (1793-1834)
SNiGB ID: HaArbut1834
Political wife and diarist; in 1814 she became the second wife of Charles Arbuthnot (1767–1850), MP and joint secretary to the treasury.
 
Arbuthnot, Henry (1803-1875)
SNiGB ID: HeArbut1875
The second son of the diplomat and politician Charles Arbuthnot (1767-1850); educated at Westminster School and at Oriel College, Oxford, he was a commissioner for auditing public accounts. He married a daughter of the second earl of Clonmell.
 
Arbuthnot, John (bap. 1667-1735)
SNiGB ID: JoArbut1735
Educated at St Andrews University, he was physician to Queen Anne, Tory satirist, FRS, and Scriblerian writer who was a friend of Jonathan Swift.
 
Arbuthnot, John Alves (1802-1875)
SNiGB ID: JoArbut1875
Of Coworth Park, Berkshire, the son of Sir William Arbuthnot, first baronet (1766-1829); he was an East India merchant and founding member of the Oriental Club who was sheriff of Berkshire in 1873.
 
Arbuthnot, [née Lisle], Marcia Mary Anne (1774-1806)
SNiGB ID: MaArbut1806
The daughter of William Clapcott Lisle (1748-1790?) of Upwey, Dorsetshire; in 1799 she became the first wife of the diplomat Charles Arbuthnot (1767-1850). She died in childbirth while in Constantinople.
 
Arbuthnot, Marriot (1711-1794)
SNiGB ID: MaArbut1794
Born in Weymouth, he was a naval officer who served in the Seven Years' War and the war of American independence; he was lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia (1776-78) and commander-in-chief of the North American Station (1779-81).
 
Arbuthnot, [née Urquhart], Mary (ca. 1739-1818)
SNiGB ID: MaArbut1818
The daughter of John Urquhart (1696-1756) of Craigston, Aberdeenshire; she married the Aberdeen merchant Robert Arbuthnot (1728-1803).
 
Arbuthnot, Sir Robert (1773-1853)
SNiGB ID: RoArbut1853
The fourth son of John Arbuthnot (1729-1797); he was a military officer who served in the Irish rebellion and the Napoleonic wars, knighted in 1815.
 
Arbuthnot, Robert (ca. 1761-1809)
SNiGB ID: RoArbut1809
The eldest son of Robert Arbuthnot (1728-1803) of Haddo and Rattray; he was a military officer and secretary to Frederick North who in 1798 was made governor of Ceylon. He was lost at sea on a voyage to Gibraltar.
 
Arbuthnot, Robert (1728-1803)
SNiGB ID: RoArbut1803
Of Haddo and Rattray, a close friend of the poet James Beattie, he was an Aberdeen merchant whose business failed in a 1772 financial crisis; he was afterwards secretary to the board of trustees for the Society of Arts, Manufactures and Fisheries.
 
Arbuthnot, Robert (bap. 1669-1741)
SNiGB ID: RoArbut1741
The younger brother of the writer John Arbuthnot; he was a Rouen banker, Jacobite, and like his brother, a friend of Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift. He was accused of passing letters to the Pretender.
 
Arbuthnot, Sir Robert Keith, second baronet (1801-1873)
SNiGB ID: RoArbut1873
The eldest son of Sir William Arbuthnot, first baronet (1766-1829); he was a Writer for the East India merchant and civil servant in Bombay who retired in 1847. He died at Florence.
 
Arbuthnot, Sir Thomas (1776-1849)
SNiGB ID: ThArbut1849
The fifth son of John Arbuthnot (1729-1797); a career military officer, he served in the Peninsular War, was knighted in 1815, and was in 1842 commander of the Northern and Midland Districts in England.
 
Arbuthnot, Sir William, first baronet (1766-1829)
SNiGB ID: WiArbut1829
The son of Robert Arbuthnot (1728-1803); educated at Edinburgh high school, he was lord provost of Edinburgh from 1815 to 1817 and again from 1821 to 1823, created a baronet in 1823.
 
Arbuthnott, Sir Hugh (ca. 1780-1868)
SNiGB ID: HuArbut1868
Of Hatton, Kincardineshire, the second son of the seventh viscount Arbuthnott; he was a military officer who served in the Peninsular War and was a Tory MP for Kincardineshire (1826-65).
 
Arbuthnott, [née Grahame], Isabella, viscountess of Arbuthnott (d. 1818)
SNiGB ID: LyArbut7
The daughter of William Barclay Grahame of Morphie; in 1775 she married John Arbuthnott, seventh viscount of Arbuthnott (1754-1800).
 
Arbuthnott, John, eighth viscount of Arbuthnott (1778-1860)
SNiGB ID: LdArbut8
The son of the seventh viscount (1754-1800); he was a military officer, lord lieutenant of Kincardineshire (1805-47) and from 1821 a Tory Scottish representative peer.
 
Arbuthnott, John, sixth viscount of Arbuthnott (ca. 1703-1791)
SNiGB ID: LdArbut6
The on of the the Hon. John Arbuthnott (d.1737) of Fordoun, Aberdeenshire; bred to the law, he worked as a factor on the Arbuthnott estates before succeeding a cousin in 1756.
 
Arbuthnott, John, seventh viscount of Arbuthnott (1754-1800)
SNiGB ID: LdArbut7
Of Arbuthnott House, Kincardineshire, the son of the sixth viscount (ca. 1703-1791); he was a Scottish peer.
 
Arbuthnott, [née Falconer], Margaret (d. 1760)
SNiGB ID: MaArbut1760
The daughter of Sir James Falconer, Lord Phesdo (1648-1705); in 1695 she married the Hon. John Arbuthnott (d.1737) of Fordoun, Aberdeenshire.
 
Arbuthnott, [née Ogilvy], Margaret, viscountess of Arbuthnott (1782-1870)
SNiGB ID: LyArbut8
The eldest daughter of Hon. Walter Ogilvy, son of the earl of Airlie; in 1805 she married John Arbuthnott, eighth viscount of Arbuthnott (1778-1860).
 
Arcedeckne, Andrew (1780-1849)
SNiGB ID: AnArced1849
Of Glevering Hall, Suffolk; educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a landowner in Suffolk and Jamaica, and a Whig MP for Dunwich (1826-31) who married a cousin of William Beckford of Fonthill and was sheriff of Suffolk (1819-20).
 
Arcedeckne, Andrew (ca. 1691-1763)
SNiGB ID: AnArced1763
Originally of Gurnamone, County Galway, he was a landowner and attorney general of Jamaica.
 
Arcedeckne, [née Beckford], Anne Harriet (1795-1878)
SNiGB ID: AnArced1878
The daughter of Francis Love Beckford (c.1764-1838) of Basing Park, Hampshire; in 1816 she married the Jamaica landowner and MP Andrew Arcedeckne (1780-1849).
 
Arcedeckne, [née Leigh], Catherine (bap. 1757-1804)
SNiGB ID: CaArced1804
The daughter of John Leigh (1709-1772) of North Court House, Isle of Wight; in 1777 she married Chaloner Arcedeckne MP (ca. 1743-1809) of Glevering Park, Suffolk; she died at Richmond. Her portrait was painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
 
Arcedeckne, Chaloner (ca. 1743-1809)
SNiGB ID: ChArced1809
Of Glevering Hall, Suffolk, the son of Andrew Arcedeckne, attorney-general of Jamaica; educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Jamaica landowner and Tory MP for Wallingford (1780-84) and Westbury (1784-86).
 
Arcedeckne, Robert (ca. 1713-ca. 1756)
SNiGB ID: RoArced1756
The son of Robert Arcedeckne of Charromore, County Galway; educated at Worcester College, Oxford, and at the Middle Temple, he may have been a London attorney; his name appears on subscription lists to at least 1756.
 
Arcedeckne, Walter (1796-1865)
SNiGB ID: WaArced1865
Of Grosvenor Square, the youngest son of Chaloner Arcedeckne (c.1743-1809); educated at Eton and at St John's College, Cambridge, he was an heir to a West Indies fortune who died unmarried.
 
Arch, Arthur Portsmouth (1768-1839)
SNiGB ID: ArArch1839
A Quaker bookseller trading in partnership with his brother John (1767-1853); they specialized in rare books. The publisher William Pickering (1796-1854) apprenticed with them.
 
Arch, John (1767-1853)
SNiGB ID: JoArch1853
A Quaker bookseller trading with his brother Arthur Arch at Gracechurch St (1794-1804) and 61 Cornhill (1805-39). They purchased Lyrical Ballads from Joseph Cottle.
 
Archdall, [née Montagu], Anna Maria (ca. 1759-1805)
SNiGB ID: AnArchd1805
The natural daughter of George Montagu, second earl of Halifax (1716-1771); in 1780 she married Richard Archdall MP (c.1746-1824).
 
Archdall, George (1787-1871)
SNiGB ID: GeArchd1871
The son of Richard Archdall MP (d. 1824); he was fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge (1817), master of Emmanuel College (1835-71), and canon of Norwich (1842-67). In 1863 he assumed the name of Gratwicke. He was a friend of William Harness.
 
Archdall, Henry (1724-1790)
SNiGB ID: HeArchd1790
The son of William Archdall (1683-1751), assay master of Dublin; he was a goldsmith and maker of money-weights.
 
Archdall, [née Rochfort], Jane (d. 1851)
SNiGB ID: JaArchd1851
The daughter of Gustavus Hume Rochfort (c.1750-1824) of Rochfort, County Meath; in 1805 she married General Mervyn Archdall (1763-1839).
 
Archdall, John (fl. ca. 1816)
SNiGB ID: JoArchd1816
An Irish-born journalist who worked at The Globe newspaper edited by his father-in-law, George Lane.
 
Archdall, [née Dawson], Hon. Mary (1738-1826)
SNiGB ID: MaArchd1826
The eldest daughter of William Henry Dawson, first viscount Carlow (d.1779); in 1762 she married Mervyn Archdall (c.1724-1813) of Castle Archdall, County Fermanagh.
 
Archdall, Mervyn (1763-1839)
SNiGB ID: MeArchd1839
The son of Mervyn Archdall MP (ca. 1724-1813), he was a military officer who lost an arm in the Egyptian campaign and was a Tory MP for Fermanagh i(1802-34), governor of County Fermanagh (1813-31), and grand master of the Orange Order (1816-22).
 
Archdall, Mervyn (ca. 1724-1813)
SNiGB ID: MeArchd1813
Of Castle Archdall, County Fermanagh, the eldest son of Nicholas Archdall (d.1763); educated Trinity College, Dublin, and at Lincoln's Inn, he represented Fermanagh in the Irish parliament (1761-1800), and after the Union (which he opposed) in the British parliament (1801-02).
 
Archdall, Nicholas (ca. 1690-1763)
SNiGB ID: NiArchd1763
Of Castle Archdall, County Fermanagh, originally Montgomery; he was a military officer, sheriff of County Fermanagh (1723), and MP for County Fermanagh (1731-60) who took the name of his first wife.
 
Archdall, Richard (ca. 1746-1824)
SNiGB ID: RiArchd1824
The second son of Nicholas Archdall (d. 1763), MP in the Irish Parliament; educated at Harrow (a contemporary of R. B. Sheridan) and Trinity College, Dublin, he sat in the Irish parliament and after the Union was MP for Kilkenny (1801-02) and Dundalk (1802-06).
 
Archer, Andrew (1659-1741)
SNiGB ID: AnArche1741
Of Umberslade, Warwickshire; educated at Trinity College, Oxford, and at the Inner Temple, he was a Tory MP for Warwickshire (1690-98, 1705-10, 1713-22).
 
Archer, Andrew, second baron Archer (1736-1778)
SNiGB ID: LdArche2
Of Umberslade, Warwickshire, the son of the first baron (1695-1768); educated at Eton and at Trinity College, Oxford, he traveled in Italy (1756-57) and was a Whig MP for Coventry (1761-68).
 
Archer, [née Tipping], Catherine, baroness Archer (bap. 1701-1754)
SNiGB ID: LyArche1
The second daughter of Sir Thomas Tipping, first baronet (1653-1718) of Wheatfield, Oxfordshire; in 1726 she married Thomas Archer MP (1695-1768) of Umberslade, Warwickshire, who was created Baron Archer in 1747.
 
Archer, Charles Maybury (fl. ca. 1862)
SNiGB ID: ChArche1862
Of Haverstock Hill, Middlesex, paper-manufacturer and miscellaneous writer; he wrote for the Morning Chronicle.
 
Archer, Clement (ca. 1726-1796)
SNiGB ID: ClArche1796
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a Dublin physician who was physician at Dr Steevens’ Hospital (1762-79) and President of the College of Physicians of Ireland (1768, 1776).
 
Archer, [née Wrottesley], Eleanor (1681-1717)
SNiGB ID: ElArche1717
The daughter of Sir Walter Wrottesley, third baronet (ca. 1659–1712); in 1706 she became the first wife of William Eyre MP (1667-1739) who took the name of Archer; they were childless.
 
Archer, [née Dashwood], Elizabeth (1674-1703)
SNiGB ID: ElArche1703
The daughter of Sir Samuel Dashwood MP (1642-1705), lord mayor of London; she married the Jacobite Andrew Archer MP (1659-1741) of Umberslade, Warwickshire.
 
Archer, [née Montagu], Lady Elizabeth (d. 1789)
SNiGB ID: ElArche1789
The daughter of George Montague, first earl of Halifax (ca. 1684-1739) by his second wife; in 1743 she married Henry Archer MP (bap. 1700-1768).
 
Archer, Henry (bap. 1700-1768)
SNiGB ID: HeArche1768
Of Hale, Hampshire, the second son of Andrew Archer MP (1659-1741); educated at Trinity College, Oxford, and at the Inner Temple, he was a barrister, landowner, and Whig MP for Warwick (1735-68) who was active as a trustee for the colony of Georgia.
 
Archer, John (d. 1811)
SNiGB ID: JoArche1811
He was a Dublin bookseller who traded at Dame Street, 1788-1809.
 
Archer, [née West], Sarah, baroness Archer (1741-1801)
SNiGB ID: LyArche2
The daughter of James West FRS (1703-1772) of Alscot, Gloucestershire; in 1761 she married Andrew Archer, second baron Archer (1736-1778).
 
Archer, [née Newton], Susannah (ca. 1693-1761)
SNiGB ID: SuArche1761
The daughter of Sir John Newton, third baronet (ca.1651-1734), and sister and heir of the fourth baronet (ca.1695-1743); after 1717 she became the second wife of William [Eyre] Archer (1677-1739) of Highlow Hall, Derbyshire.
 
Archer, Thomas (fl. ca. 1740)
SNiGB ID: ThArche1740
A Jacobite exile; he shared apartments in the Piazza di Spagna with the physician James Murray (ca. 1699-ca. 1769) and was described as a gentleman of the chamber to the Pretender.
 
Archer, Thomas (ca. 1668-1743)
SNiGB ID: ThArche1743
Born in Warwickshire and educated at Trinity College, Oxford, he was a landowner, magistrate, courtier, and notable amateur architect who worked in the baroque manner.
 
Archer, Thomas, first baron Archer (1695-1768)
SNiGB ID: LdArche1
Of Umberslade, Warwickshire, the son of Andrew Archer MP (1659-1741); educated at Trinity College, Oxford, he was recorder of Coventry (1757) and a Whig MP for Warwick (1735-41) and Bramber (1741-47) allied with Sir Robert Walpole. He was created Baron Archer in 1747.
 
Archer, William (1677-1739)
SNiGB ID: WiArche1739
Of Coopersale, Essex, the elder son of William Eyre (d.1706) of Holme Hall, Derbyshire; educated at Gray's Inn, he inherited the estates of John Archer, taking his name, and was a barrister and Tory MP for Berkshire (1734-39).
 
Archer-Houblon, John (1773-1831)
SNiGB ID: JoArche1831
Of Great Hallingbury, Essex; educated at Charterhouse School and at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he was a “fox-hunting squire,” sheriff of Essex (1801-02), and mostly Tory MP for Essex (1810-20).
 
Archer-Houblon, [née Bramston], Mary Anne (ca. 1777-1865)
SNiGB ID: MaArche1865
The only daughter of Thomas Berney Bramston (1733-1813) of Skreens, Essex; in 1797 she married John Archer-Houblon MP (1773-1831) of Great Hallingbury, Essex.
 
Arden, [née Wilbraham-Bootle], Anne Dorothea, baroness Alvanley (d. 1825)
SNiGB ID: LyAlvan1
The daughter of Richard Wilbraham-Bootle (1725-1796); in 1784 married Richard Pepper Arden, first baron Alvanley (1744-1804); she was an early acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott.
 
Arden, [née Vane], Lady Arabella, baroness Alvanley (1800-1864)
SNiGB ID: LyAlvan3
The daughter of William Harry Vane, first duke of Cleveland (1766-1842) in 1831 she married Richard Pepper Arden (1792-1857) who in 1849 succeeded as third baron Alvanley. They had no children.
 
Arden, Hon. Catherine Emma (d. 1875)
SNiGB ID: CaArden1875
The daughter of Sir Richard Pepper Arden, first baron Alvanley; she was an acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott who was a friend of her mother.
 
Arden, Joseph (1799-1879)
SNiGB ID: JoArden1879
The son of Joseph Arden (d. 1818); he was a barrister and fellow of the Society of Antiquaries who travelled in Egypt in 1847 and donated materials to the British Library.
 
Arden, Richard Pepper, first baron Alvanley (1744-1804)
SNiGB ID: LdAlvan1
Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was an ally of William Pitt, solicitor-general (1782), MP for Aldborough (1784-90), Hastings (1790-94) and Bath (1794-1801), master of the rolls (1788), and lord chief justice of the Court of Common Pleas (1801), created Baron Alvanley in 1801.
 
Arden, Richard Pepper, third baron Alvanley (1792-1857)
SNiGB ID: LdAlvan3
The second son of the first baron Alvanley (1744-1804); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a military officer survived a series of battles in the Peninsular War to succeed his spendthrift brother in 1849. The barony expired with his death.
 
Arden, William, second baron Alvanley (1789-1849)
SNiGB ID: LdAlvan2
The son of Sir Richard Pepper Arden, first baron Alvanley (1744-1804); educated at Westminster School, he served as a military officer and was a Tory peer. He was a friend of Beau Brummell with a reputation as a wit and a spendthrift.
 
Arden, William (bap. 1731-1768)
SNiGB ID: WiArden1768
Educated at Eton and at King's College, Cambridge, he was a college fellow, tutor in the family of the first earl Spencer, a friend of David Garrick, and prebendary of Worcester; he died a suicide, leaving a widow.
 
Arkwright, [née Kemble], Frances Crawford (1785-1849)
SNiGB ID: FrArkwr1849
The daughter of Elizabeth and Stephen Kemble; in 1805 she married Captain Robert Arkwright of Sutton Scarsdale, Derbyshire.
 
Arkwright, [née Beresford], Martha Maria (ca. 1780-1820)
SNiGB ID: MaArkwr1820
The daughter of the Rev. William Beresford of Ashbourne, Derbyshire; in 1803 she married Richard Arkwright (1781-1832) of Normanton Turville, Leicestershire.
 
Arkwright, [née Simpson], Mary (1755-1827)
SNiGB ID: MaArkwr1827
The daughter of Adam Simpson (1715-1782) of Bonsall, Derbyshire, by his third wife; in 1780 she married the mill owner Richard Arkwright (1755-1843) against the wishes of his father.
 
Arkwright, Sir Richard (1732-1792)
SNiGB ID: RiArkwr1792
The inventor of a spinning machine patented in 1769, he was a cotton manufacturer and founder of an industrial dynasty.
 
Arkwright, Richard (1755-1843)
SNiGB ID: RiArkwr1843
Of Willersley Castle, Derbyshire, the only son of Sir Richard Arkwright (1732-1792); he inherited his father's cotton-spinning business and at his death was believed to have been the wealthiest commoner in Britain.
 
Arkwright, Richard (1781-1832)
SNiGB ID: RiArkwr1832
Of Ashbourne Place, Derbyshire, the son of the mill owner Richard Arkwright (1755-1843); educated at Eton College, he managed estates for his father and was a Tory MP for Rye (1813-18, 1826-30). He did not matriculate at Cambridge.
 
Arkwright, Robert (1783-1859)
SNiGB ID: RoArkwr1859
Of Sutton Scarsdale, Derbyshire, the second son of Richard Arkwright (1755-1843); he married the actress Frances Crawford Kemble in 1805. He was a friend of Francis Hodgson and Thomas Moore.
 
Arliss, John (ca. 1785-1825)
SNiGB ID: JoArlis1825
He was a London bookseller, from 1813-17 in partnership with Charles Whittingham (1767-1840); he died in straightened circumstances.
 
Armiger, [née Bunbury], Elizabeth (1711-1765)
SNiGB ID: ElArmig1765
The daughter of Sir Henry Bunbury, third baronet (ca. 1678-1733); in 1746 she became the first wife of the military officer Robert Armiger (1701-1770).
 
Armiger, Robert (1701-1770)
SNiGB ID: RoArmig1770
He was a military officer from 1739 and fought in the Seven Years' War; as a brigadier general served in the expedition against the island of Guadaloupe and was promoted to lieutenant general in 1765; he died as governor of Landguard Fort in Suffolk.
 
Armitage, Edward (1817-1896)
SNiGB ID: EdArmit1896
He was an English history painter of independent means who exhibited at the Royal Academy and promoted mural art.
 
Armitage, Joseph (ca. 1734-1797)
SNiGB ID: JoArmit1797
Educated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge, he was vicar of Hooton Pagnell, Yorkshire (1768-97).
 
Armitage, Robert (ca. 1805-1852)
SNiGB ID: RoArmit1852
Educated at Worcester College, Oxford, he was rector of Easthope, Shropshire, and the author of several novels and Dr. Johnson: his Religious Life and his Death (1850).
 
Armitage, Whaley (1767-1855)
SNiGB ID: WhArmit1855
Of Moraston House, Herefordshire, the son of a Liverpool merchant; educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a chancery barrister and agent for the Guy's Hospital estates in Herefordshire. He was the father of fourteen children.
 
Armstrong, [née MacDonnell], Bridget (1790-1860)
SNiGB ID: BrArmst1860
The only daughter of Charles Macdonnell MP (1761-1802); in 1809 she married William Henry Armstrong MP (1774-1835); she died at Kingstown, County Dublin.
 
Armstrong, Charles (1797-1845)
SNiGB ID: ChArmst1845
He was a grocer and wine-merchant at Caen who acted as British vice-consul (1835-45).
 
Armstrong, Edmund (ca. 1735-1797)
SNiGB ID: EdArmst1797
Of Forty Hall, Enfield and Percy Street, London; he was an army agent, courtier, and fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (1789).
 
Armstrong, Edward (1760-1792)
SNiGB ID: EdArmst1792
The son of David Armstrong, advocate; he was president of the Speculative Society (1781-83) and sheriff of Dumfries (1788-91).
 
Armstrong, [née Blamire], Frances (ca. 1785-1862)
SNiGB ID: FrArmst1862
The daughter of the London bookseller Richard Blamire (1742-97) and sister of the poet Susanna Blamire; in 1842 she married the barrister Robert Baynes Armstrong (1789-1867).
 
Armstrong, Francis Claudius (ca. 1800-1872)
SNiGB ID: FrArmst1872
An officer in the Royal Sardinian Navy, he may have been the F. C. Armstrong who in 1822 offered to sell a yacht to Byron. In the 1850s and 60s he was a prolific writer of naval fiction.
 
Armstrong, George (ca. 1811-1833)
SNiGB ID: GeArmst1833
The natural son of the courtier Col. Thomas Armstrong (d. 1842); educated at Harrow School, he worked in the foreign office. George Jekyll described him as “a clever young man.“
 
Armstrong, James (ca. 1767-1812)
SNiGB ID: JaArmst1812
He was aide-de-camp to Lord Wellesley in India and the Peninsular War, afterwards to the Duke of York.
 
Armstrong, James (1780-1839)
SNiGB ID: JaArmst1839
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin and at Edinburgh University, he was a Presbyterian minister in Dublin and writer on religion.
 
Armstrong, John (1674-1742)
SNiGB ID: JoArmst1742
Born in Ireland, he was a military officer who served under the duke of Ormond and the duke of Marlborough, and was a founder of the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich; he was elected FRS in 1723.
 
Armstrong, John (ca. 1709-1779)
SNiGB ID: JoArmst1779
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was a Scottish physician, poet, and friend of the poet James Thomson; his best-known work was The Art of Preserving Health (1744).
 
Armstrong, John (1732-1791)
SNiGB ID: JoArmst1791
Of Farney Castle and Mount Heaton, the son of Col. William Armstrong (1698-1757); he was an MP for Fore (1768-76) and Kilmalloch (1783-91) appointed to the Irish privy council in 1798.
 
Armstrong, John (1784-1829)
SNiGB ID: JoArmst1829
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was a Sunderland, Durham physician who later established himself in London and taught at an anatomy school in Webb Street, Southwark.
 
Armstrong, Jr., John (1758-1843)
SNiGB ID: JoArmst1843
Born in Pennsylvania, he was a military officer and politician who was American ambassador to France (1804-10), and secretary of war (1813-14).
 
Armstrong, Mostyn John (d. 1791)
SNiGB ID: MoArmst1791
Born in Scotland, he was a mapmaker and surveyor in partnership with his father Captain Andrew Armstrong; they worked in Norfolk from the 1770s. His history of Norfolk in ten volumes (1777-81) was dismissed as mere plagiarism.
 
Armstrong, Robert Baynes (1789-1867)
SNiGB ID: RoArmst1867
The son of a Lancaster merchant, he was educated at Sedbergh School, St John's College, Cambridge, and the Inner Temple, he was a barrister, Queen's Counsellor (1840) and MP for Lancaster (1848-53).
 
Armstrong, Thomas (d. 1842)
SNiGB ID: ThArmst1842
A colonel in the Coldstream Guards; he was aide-de-camp to the Duke of York and groom of the bedchamber to William IV.
 
Armstrong, William (1778-1857)
SNiGB ID: WiArmst1857
Born at Wreay, Cumberland, he was a Newcastle corn merchant, amateur mathematician, member of the Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society, alderman, and mayor; he was the father of the industrialist William George Armstrong, first baron Armstrong.
 
Armstrong, William (ca. 1755-1837)
SNiGB ID: WiArmst1837a
Of Londonderry; a military officer from 1794, he retired as a major-general in 1819 and died at Paris. He wrote on military matters and was a member of the Royal Irish Academy.
 
Armstrong, William Archibald (1770-1837)
SNiGB ID: WiArmst1837
Of Pengelly Lodge, Hertfordshire, the eldest son of the army agent Edmund Armstrong (c.1735-1797) of Forty Hall; educated at Harrow and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a clergyman, landowner, and magistrate.
 
Armstrong, William Henry (1774-1835)
SNiGB ID: WiArmst1835
The son of John Armstrong MP (1732-1791) of Mount Heaton; born at Toulouse, was an Irish landowner and MP for Wicklow borough (1798-1800); he lived abroad and died at Passy, near Paris.
 
Armytage, [née Wentworth], Lady Anna Maria (1736-1788)
SNiGB ID: AnArmyt1788
The eldest daughter and coheir of Godfrey Wentworth (1704-1789) of Woolley, Yorkshire; in 1760 she married Sir George Armytage, third baronet (1734-1783) of Kirklees Park, Yorkshire.
 
Armytage, [née Brandling], Frances Sarah (1812-1887)
SNiGB ID: FrArmyt1887
The daughter of the railroad magnate Robert William Brandling; she was a society beauty who in 1858 married Colonel Henry Armytage (1796-1861) and in 1863 Arthur Pott.
 
Armytage, Sir George, third baronet (1734-1783)
SNiGB ID: GeArmyt1783
Of Kirklees Park, Yorkshire, the younger son of the first baronet (1695-1747); he succeeded his brother John, killed in France in 1758, and was a Whig MP for York (1761-68).
 
Armytage, Sir George, fourth baronet (1761-1836)
SNiGB ID: GeArmyt1836
Of Kirklees Hall, Yorkshire, the son of the third baronet (1734-1783); an avid sportsman, he was a magistrate and sheriff of Yorkshire (1791).
 
Armytage, Henry (1796-1861)
SNiGB ID: HeArmyt1861
Of Broomhall Bank, Kent, the second son of Sir George Armytage, fourth baronet (1761-1836); he was a landowner and lieutenant-colonel in the Coldstream Guards.
 
Armytage, Sir John (1732-1758)
SNiGB ID: JoArmyt1758
Of Kirklees Park, Yorkshire, the younger son of the first baronet (1695-1747); educated at Eton and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was an MP for York (1754-58), traveled in Italy in 1755, and was killed in France fighting as a volunteer in the Seven Year's War.
 
Armytage, John (1792-1836)
SNiGB ID: JoArmyt1836
Of Kirklees Hall, Yorkshire, the eldest son of Sir George Armytage, fourth baronet (1761-1836); educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a landowner and magistrate.
 
Armytage, Joseph (ca. 1761-1820)
SNiGB ID: JoArmyt1820
Of Woodside Lodge near Wakefield, Yorkshire, the son of Samuel Armytage (d.1783); he traveled in France and Italy in 1792-93 and died unmarried. He apparently built a castellated house at Woodside, since demolished.
 
Armytage, [née Bowles], Mary (ca. 1772-1834)
SNiGB ID: MaArmyt1834
The daughter of the painter Oldfield Bowles (1739-1810); in 1791 she became the second wife of Sir George Armytage, fourth baronet (1761-26).
 
Armytage, [née Harbord], Hon. Mary (1762-1790)
SNiGB ID: MaArmyt1790
The eldest daughter of Harbord Harbord, first baron Suffield (1734-1810); in 1783 she became the first wife of Sir George Armytage, fourth baronet (1761-26).
 
Armytage, [née Assheton], Mary (1790-1871)
SNiGB ID: MaArmyt1871
The only daughter of William Assheton (1758-1833) of Downham Hall, Lancashire; in 1818 she married John Armytage (1792-1836) of Kirklees Hall, Yorkshire.
 
Arnald, George (1763-1841)
SNiGB ID: GeArnal1841
He was a landscape painter and topographical artist who exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1788 and was a friend of the painter John Varley.
 
Arnall, William (ca. 1699-1736)
SNiGB ID: WiArnal1736
Of unknown origins, he was a London lawyer who became a highly-paid political journalist and pamphleteer writing in support of Sir Robert Walpole; he was mocked in The Dunciad.
 
Arne, [née Young], Cecilia (bap. 1712-1789)
SNiGB ID: CeArne1789
The daughter of the organist and composer Charles Young (1686-1758); she was an opera singer who performed in works by Handel and in 1737 married the composer Thomas Augustine Arne (1710-1778).
 
Arne, [née Wright], Elizabeth (ca. 1751-1769)
SNiGB ID: ElArne1769
An English singer at Drury Lane Theatre; in 1766 she married the composer Michael Arne.
 
Arne, Michael (ca. 1740-1786)
SNiGB ID: MiArne1786
An English singer and composer for the theater; a natural son of the composer Thomas Augustine Arne, he was raised by his aunt, the actress Susannah Cibber (1714-1766).
 
Arne, Thomas Augustine (1710-1778)
SNiGB ID: ThArne1778
Educated at Eton College, he was a prolific writer of songs, operas, and music for the theater; among his compositions were “God save the King” and “Rule Britannia.”
 
Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)
SNiGB ID: BeArnol1801
American military officer who after his victory at Saratoga in 1777 in 1780 offered to deliver West Point to the British forces, and in exchange for a substantial fee fought on the British side. He died financially distressed in England.
 
Arnold, [née Graham], Elizabeth (d. 1802)
SNiGB ID: ElArnol1802
The sister of the quack doctor James Graham (1745-1794); in 1766 she married the mad-doctor Thomas Arnold (c.1742-1816); her brother William was the second husband of the radical historian Catherine Macaulay (1731-1791).
 
Arnold, George (1753-1806)
SNiGB ID: GeArnol1806
Of Ashby St Ledger, Northamptonshire and Mirables, Isle of Wight; educated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, he was a landowner, FSA, and gentlemen of the Privy Chamber to George III.
 
Arnold, George Arnold (ca. 1748-1805)
SNiGB ID: GeArnol1805
Of Halstead Place, Kent, originally Sargent; educated at Eton, St John's College, Cambridge, and Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister who assumed the name of Arnold in 1777.
 
Arnold, [née Gouldsmith], Harriet (bap. 1787-1863)
SNiGB ID: HaArnol1863
A landscape painter, she was the pupil and lover of William Mulready (1786-1863); in 1839 she married Captain Robert Arnold; in 1812 she was elected a member of the Society of Painters in Oil and Water Colours.
 
Arnold, [née Morrison], Henrietta Jane (ca. 1757-1849)
SNiGB ID: HeArnol1849
The eldest daughter of Lt.-Gen. George Morrison (c.1722-1799) of Sion Hill, Middlesex; in 1776 she married George Arnold (1753-1806) of Ashby St Ledger, Northamptonshire.
 
Arnold, James Henry (ca. 1759-1836)
SNiGB ID: JaArnol1836
Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford and at Trinity College, Oxford, he was a barrister of Doctors' Commons, vicar-general of Canterbury, chancellor of the diocese of Worcester, and advocate of the Admiralty, elected FRS in 1806.
 
Arnold, John (1744-1799)
SNiGB ID: JoArnol1799
Of Well Hall, Kent; born in Cornwall, he was an eminent London manufacturer of watches and chronometers for the board of longitude, and a member of the Whig Club.
 
Arnold, Joseph (1782-1818)
SNiGB ID: JoArnol1818
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was a physician and naval surgeon, in 1815 he was hired as a naturalist in the employ of Stamford Raffles, governor of Sumatra; he died of fever in Penang.
 
Arnold, [née Penrose], Mary (1791-1873)
SNiGB ID: MaArnol1873
The daughter of the Rev. John Penrose (1753-1829); in 1820 she married the schoolmaster Thomas Arnold (1795-1842).
 
Arnold, [née Davison], Mary (d. 1843)
SNiGB ID: MaArnol1843
The daughter of John Davison, a Nottingham physician; in 1803 she became the second wife of the mad-doctor Thomas Arnold (c.1742-1816) of Leicester. Her sister Anne married Admiral Sandford Tatham (c.1756-1840).
 
Arnold, [née Pye], Matilda (ca. 1776-1851)
SNiGB ID: MaArnol1851
The daughter of the poet laureate Henry James Pye (1745-1813) by his first wife; in 1802 she married the playwright Samuel James Arnold (1774-1852).
 
Arnold, Matthew (1822-1888)
SNiGB ID: MaArnol1888
The English poet and critic, son of Thomas Arnold of Rugby. He wrote Culture and Anarchy (1869).
 
Arnold, Prudentia Sarah Jefferson (1836-1897)
SNiGB ID: PrArnol1897
The daughter of the barrister Thomas Jefferson Hogg (1792-1862); in 1867 she married the barrister Thomas James Arnold (1803-1877); in 1878 she married the barrister James John Lonsdale (1810-1886).
 
Arnold, Samuel (1740-1802)
SNiGB ID: SaArnol1802
An English composer whose career began as a choirboy in the Chapel Royal and ended as organist at Westminster Abby; he composed music for Covent Garden Theatre.
 
Arnold, Samuel James (1774-1852)
SNiGB ID: SaArnol1852
He was an English painter, novelist, playwright, and theatre manager at Drury Lane and the English Opera House. The son of the composer Samuel Arnold (1740-1802), he married a daughter of the poet laureate, Henry James Pye.
 
Arnold, Thomas (ca. 1742-1816)
SNiGB ID: ThArnol1816
A Leicester physician educated at Edinburgh University; he specialized in cases of insanity and was a social reformer, bibliophile, and the first president of the Leicester Literacy Society. The historian Catherine Macaulay was his sister-in-law.
 
Arnold, Thomas (1795-1842)
SNiGB ID: ThArnol1842
Educated at Winchester College and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, he was headmaster of Rugby School (1827-42) and the father of the poet Matthew Arnold.
 
Arnold, Thomas James (1803-1877)
SNiGB ID: ThArnol1877
The son of the playwright Samuel James Arnold (1774-1852); educated at St Paul's School, Göttingen University, and Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister, London police magistrate, FSA, and translator of Goethe who in 1867 married the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Hogg.
 
Arnold, William Delafield (1828-1859)
SNiGB ID: WiArnol1859
The fourth son of Thomas Arnold of Rugby School; educated at Rugby, he served as a military officer and civilian official in India. He wrote for Fraser's and published a novel, Oakfield, or, Fellowship in the East (1853).
 
Arnot, Hugo (1749-1786)
SNiGB ID: HuArnot1786
Of Balcormo; he was a member of the Edinburgh Speculative Society and Scottish advocate who wrote a History of Edinburgh (1779).
 
Arnot, John (1776-ca. 1836)
SNiGB ID: JoArnot1836
The son of the Scottish advocate Hugo Arnot of Balcormo (1749-1786); he undertook a walking tour across Europe and was a lifelong friend of William Godwin.
 
Arnott, Archibald (1772-1855)
SNiGB ID: ArArnot1855
Of Kirkconnell Hall, Dumfriesshire; he was a British army surgeon who attended Napoleon at St Helena in his last illness and wrote an account of it.
 
Arnott, Neil (1788-1874)
SNiGB ID: NeArnot1874
Educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, he was a physician and Benthamite social reformer who studied sanitation.
 
Arnould, Sir Joseph (1813-1886)
SNiGB ID: JoArnou1886
Educated at Charterhouse School and at Wadham College, Oxford, he was a poet, writer, and judge in India, knighted in 1859. He wrote Memorial Lines on Sir Robert Peel (1850).
 
Arrowsmith, Aaron, the younger (1802-1854)
SNiGB ID: AaArrow1854
The son and successor of the cartographer Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1823); he was hydrographer to the king, but left the business to his brother Samuel and after taking a degree from Magdalen Hall, Oxford, was curate at Kidlington, Oxfordshire.
 
Arrowsmith, the elder, Aaron (1750-1823)
SNiGB ID: AaArrow1823
He was an English cartographer and map publisher in London, appointed hydrographer to the king in 1820.
 
Arrowsmith, John (1790-1873)
SNiGB ID: JoArrow1873
Born in County Durham, he learned the cartography trade under his uncle Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1823) and succeeded his younger and less talented cousins Aaron and Samuel in the family business and was active in the Royal Geographical Society.
 
Arscott, Arthur (bap. 1683-1762)
SNiGB ID: ArArsco1762
Of Tetcott, Devonshire; he was a landowner and Old Whig MP for Tiverton (1722-47) allied with his brother-in-law, Sir Walter Yonge, third baronet.
 
Arscott, [née Yonge], Gwen (d. 1744)
SNiGB ID: GwArsco1744
The daughter of the politician Sir Walter Yonge, third baronet (1653-1731) of Colyton, Devonshire; in 1717 she became the second wife of Arthur Arscott MP (1683-1762).
 
Arscott, John (ca. 1718-1788)
SNiGB ID: JoArsco1788
Of Tetcott, Devonshire, the son of Arthur Arscott MP (1683-1762); he was a landowner and Whig MP for Ashburton (1741-54) who died without a male heir. His portrait was painted by James Northcote.
 
Artaud, William (1763-1823)
SNiGB ID: WiArtau1823
Born at London and educated at the Royal Academy Schools, he was a portrait and history painter who studied at Rome (1795-98) and contributed work to Thomas Macklin's illustrated bible.
 
Arthington, [née Wray], Frances (ca. 1738-1815)
SNiGB ID: FrArthi1815
The youngest daughter of Sir John Wray, twelfth baronet (1689-1752); in 1760 she married the banker Thomas Arthington (ca. 1726-1801) of Leeds; they were childless.
 
Arthington, Thomas (ca. 1726-1801)
SNiGB ID: ThArthi1801
Of Arthington Hall, Yorkshire, originally Hardcasle; he took the name of Arthington in 1750 upon inheriting the Arthington estate and was a magistrate, sheriff of Yorkshire in 1767 and with Thomas Lodge a founder of the Leeds Old Bank.
 
Arthur, Archibald (1744-1797)
SNiGB ID: ArArthur1797
Educated at Paisley grammar school and at Glasgow University, he was a chaplain and librarian at Glasgow University, and for one session professor of moral philosophy.
 
Arthur, [née Smith], Lady Eliza Ord Usher (1796-1855)
SNiGB ID: IsArthur1855
The daughter of Sir John Frederick Sigismund Smith (c.1764-1834); in 1814 she married the military officer George Smith (1784-1854), who was created a baronet in 1841.
 
Arthur, Sir George, first baronet (1784-1854)
SNiGB ID: GeArthur1854
After military service in the French wars, he was a senior colonial official in Honduras, Van Diemen's Land, Upper Canada, and Bombay, created a baronet in 1841. He was chancellor of King's College, Toronto (1838-41).
 
Arthur, John (ca. 1708-1772)
SNiGB ID: JoArthu1772
Likely born at London, he was a clown and comic actor who performed at Covent Garden and at Drury Lane for many decades and was afterwards a theatre manager at Bristol and Bath.
 
Arthur, Robert (d. 1761)
SNiGB ID: RoArthur1761
Succeeding his father John Arthur, from 1736 to 1755 he was proprietor of White's Chocolate House, where he managed the gambling club later known as White's.
 
Arthur, Thomas (bap. 1779-1817)
SNiGB ID: ThArthu1817
Born at Resolis, Ross-shire, he was a captain in the Madras Engineers who died at Quilon, Madras.
 
Artis, Edmund Tyrell (1789-1847)
SNiGB ID: EdArtis1847
When steward to the second earl Fitzwilliam he took an interest in fossils and wrote Antediluvian Phytology (1825) and The Durobrivae of Antoninus (1828), both illustrated by his own drawings. He was a friend of the poet John Clare.
 
Arundell, [née Morier], Anna Maria (ca. 1788-1869)
SNiGB ID: AnArund1869
The daughter of Isaac Morier (1750-1817) and sister of the novelist James Morier; in 1816 she married the traveller Francis Vyvyan Jago Arundell (1780-1846).
 
Arundell, [née Manners], Lady Frances (d. 1769)
SNiGB ID: FrArund1769
The daughter of John Manners, second duke of Rutland (1676-1721); in 1732 she married the Hon. Richard Arundell MP (c.1696-1758), of Allerton Mauleverer, Yorkshire; her children died young.
 
Arundell, [née Tichborne], Frances Catharine, baroness Arundell (1809-1836)
SNiGB ID: LyArund11
The second daughter of Sir Henry Tichborne, eighth baronet (1779-1845) of Tichborne Park, Hampshire; in 1829 she became the second wife of Henry Benedict Arundell, eleventh baron Arundell of Wardour (1804-1862).
 
Arundell, Francis Vyvyan Jago (1780-1846)
SNiGB ID: FrArund1846
Originally Jago; educated at Exeter College, Oxford, he was a clergyman, antiquary, and traveller in the Middle East; the novelist James Morier was his brother-in-law.
 
Arundell, Henry, eighth baron Arundell of Wardour (1740-1808)
SNiGB ID: LdArund8
The son of the seventh baron (1717-1756); he was a Roman Catholic peer and art collector who began the work of restoring Wardour Castle.
 
Arundell, Henry, seventh baron Arundell of Wardour (1717-1756)
SNiGB ID: LdArund7
The son of the sixth baron Arundell (1694-1746); he married a wealth heiress and was a Roman Catholic peer.
 
Arundell, Henry, sixth baron Arundell of Wardour (1694-1746)
SNiGB ID: LdArund6
The son of the fifth baron Arundell (d.1726); a count of the Holy Roman Empire and a Roman Catholic peer, he traveled in Italy 1715-16.
 
Arundell, Henry Benedict, eleventh baron Arundell of Wardour (1804-1862)
SNiGB ID: LdArund11
The son of the ninth baron (1763-1817); he was a Roman Catholic peer who succeeded his brother in 1834.
 
Arundell, James Everard, ninth baron Arundell of Wardour (1763-1817)
SNiGB ID: LdArund9
He was a Roman Catholic peer who succeeded the eighth baron (1740–1808), a cousin. The Gentleman's Magazine commented on “the suavity of his manners and the integrity of his character.”
 
Arundell, James Everard, tenth baron Arundell of Wardour (1785-1834)
SNiGB ID: LdArund10
The son of the ninth baron (1763-1817); he was the sole Roman Catholic peer to vote against the Reform Bill. William Lisle Bowles dedicated a book to him.
 
Arundell, [née Arundell], Hon. Maria Christina (1764-1805)
SNiGB ID: LyArund9a
The daughter of Henry Arundell, eighth Baron Arundell (1740-1808); in 1785 she became the first wife of her cousin, James Everard Arundell (1763-1817), who in 1808 succeeded as ninth baron Arundell of Wardour.
 
Arundell, [née Burnett-Jones], Mary, baroness Arundell of Wardour (1781-1853)
SNiGB ID: LyArund9b
The daughter of Robert Burnett Jones (ca. 1750-1817), attorney-general of Barbados; in 1806 she became the second wife of James Everard Arundell, ninth baron Arundell of Wardour (1763-1817).
 
Arundell, [née Nugent-Temple-Grenville], Lady Mary Anne, baroness Arundell of Wardour (1787-1845)
SNiGB ID: LyArund10a
The daughter of George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, first marquess of Buckingham; in 1811 she married James Everard Arundell, tenth baron Arundell (1785-1834). They had no children.
 
Arundell, [née Conquest], Mary Christina, baroness Arundell (1742-1813)
SNiGB ID: LyArund8
The daughter and heir of Benedict Conquest (d.1753?) of Irnham Hall, Lincolnshire; presumably of a Roman Catholic family, in 1763 she married Henry Arundell, eighth baron Arundell of Wardour (1740-1808).
 
Arundell, Hon. Richard (ca. 1696-1758)
SNiGB ID: RiArund1758
Of Allerton Mauleverer, Yorkshire, the son of John Arundell, second baron Arundell (1649-1697); he was a courtier, friend of the third earl of Burlington, Whig MP for Knaresborough (1720-58), and among other offices, master of the Mint (1737-44).
 
Asbury, Francis (1745-1816)
SNiGB ID: FrAsbur1816
Born in Staffordshire, he was an itinerant Methodist preacher who emigrated to America in 1771, where, with Thomas Coke (1747-1814), he became the first bishop of the American Methodist Episcopal church.
 
Asbury, Jacob Vale (ca. 1790-1871)
SNiGB ID: JaAsbur1871
He was an English physician at Enfield who trained at the Middlesex Hospital; in 1820 he married Dorothy Jacomb. He was a friend of Charles Lamb and Thomas Hood.
 
Asgill, Sir Charles, second baronet (1762-1823)
SNiGB ID: ChAsgil1823
Educated at Westminster School; he was a career military officer who was captured at Yorktown, served under the Duke of York, and commanded the garrison in Dublin during the rebellion of 1798.
 
Asgill, Sir Charles, first baronet (1713-1788)
SNiGB ID: ChAsgil1778
Of Asgill House, Richmond; educated at Westminster School; he was a merchant banker in London, alderman (1749-77), sheriff (1753), and mayor (1757-58) who was created a baronet in 1761.
 
Asgill, [née Ogle], Lady Jemima Sophia (1770-1819)
SNiGB ID: JeAsgil1819
The daughter of Admiral Sir Chaloner Ogle (1726-1816); in 1790 she married Sir Charles Asgill (1762-1823) who was posted to Ireland during the Rebellion of 1798. She is said to be the model for the flirtatious Lady Olivia in Maria Edgeworth's Leonora.
 
Asgill, John (1659-1738)
SNiGB ID: JoAsgil1738
Educated at the Middle Temple, he was a barrister, land speculator, MP for Bramber (1699-1700, 1702-07), and for Enniscorthy (1703) in the Irish Parliament; he was a prolific pamphleteer whose eccentric theological opinions were commented on by Coleridge.
 
Ash, Edward (bap. 1764-1829)
SNiGB ID: EdAsh1829
The nephew of John Ash FRS (1722-1798); educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Radcliffe traveling fellow, FRS, and court physician who conducted The Speculator (1790) in conjunction with Nathan Drake MD.
 
Ash, John (bap. 1722-1798)
SNiGB ID: JoAsh1798
Educated at Trinity College, Oxford, he was physician at Birmingham (where his patients included William Shenstone), a member of the Dilettanti Society, and founder of the Eumelian Club.
 
Ash, John (ca. 1724-1779)
SNiGB ID: JoAsh1779
Born in Dorsetshire and educated at the Bristol Baptist Academy, he was a Baptist minister at Pershore in Worcestershire and the author of a grammar and a dictionary.
 
Ashburner, John (1793-1878)
SNiGB ID: JoAshbu1878
Born in Bombay to an East India Company officer who died in 1798 and educated at Dublin, Glasgow, and Edinburgh, he practised midwifery and wrote on mesmerism. His stepfather was Sir Charles Forbes, first baronet (1773-1849).
 
Ashburner, Luke (1772-1844)
SNiGB ID: LuAshbu1844
The son of William Ashburner (ca. 1737-1793) of the Bombay Council; he was an East Indies merchant who settled in the United States and died at Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
 
Ashburnham, [née Woodgate], Alice (bap. 1741-1777)
SNiGB ID: AlAshbu1777
The daughter of the Rev. Francis Woodgate (1706-1790), rector of Mountford, Sussex; in 1766 she married William Ashburnham MP (1739-1823) of Broomham, Sussex, who succeeded as fifth baronet in 1797.
 
Ashburnham, Bertram, fourth earl of Ashburnham (1797-1878)
SNiGB ID: LdAshbu4
The son of the third earl (1760-1830) by his second marriage; he was educated at Westminster and at St John's College, Cambridge. His extensive collection of rare books and manuscripts was sold to the British Museum for £45,000.
 
Ashburnham, Sir Charles, third baronet (ca. 1680-1762)
SNiGB ID: ChAshbu1762
Of Broomham, Sussex, the second son of the first baronet (d.1697); little appears to have been recorded of him, apart from the fact that he succeeded his brother in 1755. He may have been married more than once.
 
Ashburnham, [née Percy], Charlotte, countess of Ashburnham (1776-1862)
SNiGB ID: LyAshbu3B
The eldest daughter of Algernon Percy, first earl of Beverley; in 1795 she became the second wife of George Ashburnham, third earl of Ashburnham (1760-1830). She was “famed in early life for personal beauty and was ever remarkable for the grace and dignity of her manners.”
 
Ashburnham, [née Crowley], Elizabeth, countess of Ashburnham (ca. 1727-1781)
SNiGB ID: LyAshbu2aa
The daughter and wealthy coheir of the ironmaster John Crowley MP (1689-1728) of Barking, Suffolk; in 1756 she married John Ashburnham, second earl of Ashburnham (1724-1812).
 
Ashburnham, Hon. George, Lord St Asaph (1785-1813)
SNiGB ID: GeAshbu1813
Of Ashburnham Place, Sussex, the eldest son of the third earl (1760-1830) ; educated at Trinity College Cambridge, he was a Tory MP for New Romney (1807-12) and Weobley (1812-13).
 
Ashburnham, George, third earl of Ashburnham (1760-1830)
SNiGB ID: LdAshbu3
The son of the second earl (1724-1812); educated at Westminster School and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was lord of the bedchamber to the prince of Wales (1784-1795).
 
Ashburnham, [née Grey], Lady Jemima, countess of Ashburnham (ca. 1700-1731)
SNiGB ID: LyAshbu1bc
The second daughter of Henry Grey, first duke of Kent (1664-1740); in 1724 she became the third wife of John Ashburnham (1687-1737), who was created first earl of Ashburnham in 1730.
 
Ashburnham, John, first earl of Ashburnham (bap. 1687-1737)
SNiGB ID: LdAshbu1b
The second son of the first baron (1656-1810); a military officer, he was a Tory MP for Hastings (1710) before succeeding his brother as third baron in 1710; he was then a Whig peer created Earl of Ashburnham in 1730.
 
Ashburnham, John, second earl of Ashburnham (1724-1812)
SNiGB ID: LdAshbu2a
The son of the first earl (1687-1737); educated at Westminster School, he traveled in Italy, was lord of the bedchamber to George II and held other court offices, and was a member of the Society of Dilettanti and the Jockey Club.
 
Ashburnham, [née Baillie], Katherine Charlotte, countess of Ashburnham (1819-1894)
SNiGB ID: LyAshbu4
The daughter of George Baillie of Jerviswood (1763-1841); in 1840 she married Bertram Ashburnham, fourth earl of Ashburnham (1797-1878).
 
Ashburnham, [née Pelham], Lady Margaret (1712-1780)
SNiGB ID: MaAshbu1780
The daughter of Thomas Pelham MP (c.1678-1759) of Catsfield, Sussex; in 1736 she married William Ashburnham (1710-1797), afterwards baronet and bishop of Chichester.
 
Ashburnham, [née Pelham], Lady Margaret (1680-1742)
SNiGB ID: MaAshbu1742
The daughter of Sir Nicholas Pelham (ca. 1650-17390) of Catsfield, Sussex; in 1701 she married Sir William Ashburnham, second baronet (ca. 1677-1755), of Broomham, Sussex; they were childless.
 
Ashburnham, Hon. Percy (1799-1881)
SNiGB ID: PeAshbu1881
Of Shernfold Park, Sussex, the son of the third earl of Ashburnham (1760-1830); he was a military officer in the 2nd Foot Guards, Tory MP for Bere Alston, and the uncle of the poet Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909).
 
Ashburnham, [née Thynne], Sophia, viscountess of St. Asaph (1763-1791)
SNiGB ID: LyAshbu3a
The daughter of Thomas Thynne, first marquess of Bath; in 1784 she married George Ashburnham, afterwards third earl of Ashburnham. She died in childbirth.
 
Ashburnham, Sir William, second baronet (ca. 1677-1755)
SNiGB ID: WiAshbu1755
Of Broomham, Sussex, the son of the first baronet (d.1697); he was a Whig MP for Hastings (1710-15, 1722-41) and Seaford (1715-17) who held government offices. He died childless and was succeeded by his brother.
 
Ashburnham, Sir William, fourth baronet (1710-1797)
SNiGB ID: WiAshbu1797
The son of the third baronet (ca. 1680-1762); educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, he was chaplain to George II, dean of Chichester (1741), and bishop of Chichester (1754-97).
 
Ashburnham, Sir William, fifth baronet (1739-1823)
SNiGB ID: WiAshbu1823
Of Broomham Hall, Sussex, the son of the fourth baronet (1710-1797); educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, he was a Whig MP for Hastings (1761-74), sheriff of Sussex (1802-03), and the author of two volumes of poems.
 
Ashby, [née Hinde], Elizabeth (ca. 1722-1795)
SNiGB ID: ElAshby1795
The daughter and heir of Richard Hinde of Cold Ashby, Northampton; about 1746 she married Shukburgh Ashby of Quenby Hall, Leicestershire; she died of burns after her clothing caught fire.
 
Ashby, George (1724-1808)
SNiGB ID: GeAshby1808
Educated at Westminster School and at St John's College, Cambridge, where he was president (1767-75), he was an antiquary and friend of antiquaries who contributed to Archaeologia and the Gentleman's Magazine.
 
Ashby, Harry (bap. 1744-1818)
SNiGB ID: HaAshby1818
Born in Gloucestershire, he was a London engraver who specialized in maps, bank notes, and calligraphy; James Gillray was among his pupils.
 
Ashby, Shukburgh (1724-1792)
SNiGB ID: ShAshby1792
Of Quenby Hall, Leicestershire; educated at Balliol College, Oxford, he was a landowner, sheriff of Leicestershire (1758-59), FRS, and briefly MP for Leicestershire (1784).
 
Ashby, Thomas (ca. 1694-1743)
SNiGB ID: ThAshby1743
Of Piggot's Hill, Hertfordshire; educated at Edmonton school and at St John's College, Cambridge, he was a Tory MP for St Albans (1734-43) and a subscriber to Henry Fielding's Miscellanies.
 
Ashby, William Ashby (1775-1848)
SNiGB ID: WiAshby1848
Of Quenby Hall, Leicestershire, the son of William Latham FRS (1742-1807); educated at Charterhouse, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and Lincoln's Inn, he adopted his mother's name of Ashby upon inheriting the Quenby estate. His obituaries have him FRS, apparently in error.
 
Ashe, Benjamin (ca. 1741-1808)
SNiGB ID: BeAshe1808
Possibly the son of the Rev. St George Ashe (d.1799); he was a captain in the Bengal Army (1768-79) who later settled in Bath, where he was a governor of the hospital (1800).
 
Ashe, Edward (ca. 1673-1748)
SNiGB ID: EdAshe1748
Of Heytesbury, Wiltshire, the son of William Ashe MP (1647-1713); educated at Wadham College, Oxford, he was a long-serving Whig MP for Heytesbury (1695-1747) who held government offices and was a lord of trade (1720-46).
 
Ashe, [née Luttrell], Frances (ca. 1688-1743)
SNiGB ID: FrAshe1743
The daughter of Francis Luttrell MP (1659-1690) of Dunster Castle, Somersetshire; in 1705 she married Edward Harvey; in 1715 she married Edward Ashe MP (ca. 1673-1748); they were childless. Her sister Mary (d.1702) married Admiral Sir George Rooke.
 
Ashe, Sir James, second baronet (bap. 1674-1733)
SNiGB ID: JaAshe1733
Of Twickenham, Middlesex, the son of the first baronet (1617-1686); he was a landowner and Whig MP for Downton (1701-05) whose ambitions were thwarted by his mother, who did not approve of his wife, and by his wife, who did not approve of her husband.
 
Ashe, Joseph (1707-ca. 1760)
SNiGB ID: JoAshe1760
Of Ashfield, County Meath, the son of Richard Ashe MP (d.1728); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was sheriff of County Meath and MP for Trim (1735-60).
 
Ashe, [née Moore], Mary (ca. 1739-1817)
SNiGB ID: MaAshe1817
The daughter of the Bath apothecary Thomas Moore; in 1766 she married Benjamin Ashe (c.1741-1808) of the East India Company. She was an acquaintance of Hester Piozzi.
 
Ashe, Richard (d. 1728)
SNiGB ID: RiAshe1728
Of Ashfield, County Meath, the son of William Ashe (d.1682); he was a landowner and MP for Trim (1713-14, 1727-28) and Athboy (1721-27) in the Irish parliament.
 
Ashe, Robert Hoadly- (ca. 1750-1826)
SNiGB ID: RoAshe1826
Educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, he was perpetual curate and schoolmaster at Crewkerne, Somerset. He engaged John Milner in a controversy about Bishop Benjamin Hoadly, a distant relation.
 
Ashe, St George (ca. 1698-1721)
SNiGB ID: StAshe1721
The son and heir of St George Ashe, bishop of Derry (1658-1718); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he toured Italy with George Berkeley as his tutor but died at Brussels before returning home.
 
Ashe, St George, bishop of Derry (1658-1718)
SNiGB ID: StAshe1718
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was professor of mathematics (1685), FRS (1686), bishop of Cloyne (1696) and Derry (1717); he was the tutor and friend of Jonathan Swift.
 
Ashe, St George (ca. 1756-1843)
SNiGB ID: StAshe1843
Possibly the son of the Rev. St George Ashe (d.1799); born in Ireland, he was for four decades a military officer in the Bengal Army, retiring as lieutenant-general; he died at Albany Street, Regent's Park.
 
Ashe, Thomas (1656-1722)
SNiGB ID: ThAshe1722
The elder brother of St George Ashe, bishop of Derry (1658-1718); educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a friend of Jonathan Swift and MP for Swords (1695-99) and Clogher (1713-22).
 
Ashe, Thomas (1770-1835)
SNiGB ID: ThAshe1835
He was an Irish adventurer, journalist, and novelist who wrote Memoirs of Mammoth and other Bones found in the Vicinity of the Ohio (1806) Travels in America in 1806 (1808), and The Spirit of the Book (1811) purporting to contain memoirs of Queen Caroline; he died impoverished at Bath.
 
Ashe, William (bap. 1675-1742)
SNiGB ID: WiAshe1742
Of Ormond Street, London, and Heytesbury, Wiltshire, the younger brother of Edward Ashe MP (1673-1748); he was a London merchant and Whig MP for Heytesbury (1708-13, 1715-22).
 
Ashe, William (ca. 1714-1750)
SNiGB ID: WiAshe1750
The nephew and heir of Edward Ashe MP (1673-1748); educated at Eton College(?), Wadham College, Oxford, and at the Middle Temple, he was a Whig MP for Heytesbury (1747-50) allied with his uncle; he married a daughter of the duke of Bolton but died childless.
 
Ashenhurst, Edward (1727-1772)
SNiGB ID: EdAshen1772
Of Park Hall, Staffordshire; he was a major in the Carabineers who died unmarried, the last male survivor of an old Staffordshire family.
 
Ashford, William (bap. 1746-1824)
SNiGB ID: WiAshfo1824
Born in Birmingham, he emigrated to Ireland in 1764 and worked as an ordnance officer while pursuing a second career as a landscape painter; he exhibited at the Royal Academy (1775–1811).
 
Ashfordsby, [née Hippisley Trenchard], Ellen (1745-1788)
SNiGB ID: ElAshfo1788
The daughter of Robert Hippisley Trenchard (1715-1787) of Stanton, Wiltshire; in 1766 she married John Ashfordsby (ca. 1726-1778) of Cheshunt, Hertfordshire; she married secondly John Long (1728-1797) of Preshaw, Hampshire.
 
Ashfordsby, John (ca. 1726-1778)
SNiGB ID: JoAshfo1778
Of Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, the son of John Ashfordsby (1670-1747); he was a landowner.
 
Ashhurst, [née Mosley], Elizabeth Frances (bap. 1787-1828)
SNiGB ID: ElAshhu1828
The daughter of Oswald Mosley of Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire (d. 1789); in 1806 she became the first wife of William Henry Ashhurst MP (1778-1846) MP of Waterstock, Oxfordshire.
 
Ashhurst, [née Whalley], Lady Grace (1752-1807)
SNiGB ID: GrAshhu1807
The daughter of the Oxford physician Robert Whalley; in 1772 she married the barrister Sir William Henry Ashhurst (1725-1807).
 
Ashhurst, Sir William Henry (1725-1807)
SNiGB ID: WiAshhu1807
Of Waterstock, Oxfordshire; educated at Charterhouse School and at the Inner Temple, he was a landowner and judge of the King's Bench (1770-99), succeeding William Blackstone.
 
Ashhurst, William Henry (1778-1846)
SNiGB ID: WiAshhu1846
Of Waterstock, Oxfordshire, the son of the judge of the same name (1725-1807); educated at Charterhouse School and at Worcester College Oxford, he was a landowner and Tory MP for Oxfordshire (1815-30).
 
Ashley, Charles Jane (1772-1843)
SNiGB ID: ChAshle1843
The third son of the London musician John Ashley (c.1734-1805), he was a cellist, founding member of the Glee Club (1793) and original member of the Philharmonic Society (1813), and was manager of the Covent Garden oratorios from 1816 to 1819.
 
Ashley, Evelyn Melbourne (1836-1907)
SNiGB ID: EvAshle1907
The fourth son of the seventh earl of Shaftesbury; educated at Harrow and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was an MP, private secretary to Lord Palmerston, and biographer.
 
Ashley, John (ca. 1734-1805)
SNiGB ID: JoAshle1829
Of Red Lion Square; he was a London shoemaker who was secretary of the London Corresponding Society in 1795 and 1796; he emigrated to Paris in 1797 where he continued his trade.
 
Ashley, John (ca. 1734-1805)
SNiGB ID: JoAshle1805
A London musician, he rose to prominence as a conductor of oratorio concerts at Covent Garden Theatre and director of Handel festivals in the provinces; several of his children became musicians.
 
Ashley, John James (1771-1815)
SNiGB ID: JoAshle1815
The second son of the London musician John Ashley (c.1734-1805), he was a singer, organist, and singing master who performed with the Covent Garden oratorios and the Academy of Ancient Music.
 
Ashley, Solomon (bap. 1696-1775)
SNiGB ID: SoAshle1775
The son of Joseph Ashley of Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire; a London merchant like his father, he was a financier and Whig MP for Bridport (1734-41) allied with the duke of Newcastle.
 
Ashley, Thomas (ca. 1772-1851)
SNiGB ID: ThAshle1851
A younger son of the lawyer Robert Wainwright Ashley (d.1824) of Park Place, Frodsham, Cheshire; educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, he was rector of Great Shefford, Berkshire.
 
Ashley, [née Pitfield], Winifred (bap. 1687-1753)
SNiGB ID: WiAshle1753
The daughter of Alexander Pitfield MP (1659-1728) of London; in 1719 she married the financier Solomon Ashley MP (1696-1775).
 
Ashley Cooper, Hon. William (1803-1877)
SNiGB ID: WiAshle1877
The second son of the sixth earl of Shaftesbury (1768-1851); educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a non-attending Tory MP for Dorchester (1826-30) who married Maria Ann Baillie in 1831.
 
Ashton, John (1765-1814)
SNiGB ID: JoAshto1814
Of The Grange, Cheshire, the eldest son of Nicholas Ashton (1742-1833) of Woolton Hall, Lancashire; educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge, he was a landowner who married a West Indies heiress. He was painted as a child by Joseph Wright of Derby.
 
Ashton, [née Amyand], Judith (1732-ca. 1811)
SNiGB ID: JuAshto1811
The daughter of the surgeon Claudius Amyand (c.1660-1740); in 1760 she married the Rev. Thomas Ashton (1716-1775). One of her name was buried at Twickenham in March 1811.
 
Ashton, Nicholas (1742-1833)
SNiGB ID: NiAshto1833
Of Woolton Hall, Lancashire, the son of the slave-trader John Ashton (1711-59); he was a Liverpool merchant, owner of the Dungeon Saltworks, philanthropist, and friend and patron of the historian William Roscoe.
 
Ashton, Thomas (bap. 1715-1775)
SNiGB ID: ThAshto1775
Educated at Eton and at King's College, Cambridge, he was a school friend of Thomas Gray, Richard West, and Horace Walpole, preacher to the House of Commons (1761), and preacher of Lincoln's Inn (1762-64).
 
Ashurst, Sir Henry, second baronet (d. 1732)
SNiGB ID: HeAshur1732
Of Waterstock, Oxfordshire, the son of the first baronet (1645-1711); educated at Christ's College, Cambridge(?) and at the Middle Temple, he traveled abroad and was a Whig MP for New Windsor (1715-22) who died childless.
 
Ashurst, [née Draper], Lady Mary (d. ca. 1738)
SNiGB ID: MaAshur1738
The daughter and co-heir of Sir Thomas Draper, first baronet (ca. 1626-1703) of Sunninghill Park, Berkshire; in 1701 she married Sir Henry Ashurst, second baronet MP (d.1732) of Waterstock, Oxfordshire. Her will was probated 23 March 1738.
 
Ashurst, Samuel (d. 1753)
SNiGB ID: SaAshur1753
Of Fulham, Middlesex; he was an eminent stationer in Paternoster Row who was the son-in-law of the stationer John Baskett (ca. 1664-1742); he was master of the Stationers' Company (1736-37) and died a wealthy man.
 
Ashurst, [née Baskett], Sarah (bap. 1694-1769)
SNiGB ID: SaAshur1769
The daughter of the London printer John Baskett (ca. 1664-1742); in 1710 she married the stationer Samuel Ashurst (d.1753); she died at Fulham.
 
Ashurst, William Henry (bap. 1791-1855)
SNiGB ID: WiAshur1855
Of Muswell Hill; a man of obscure origins, he was a London solicitor, pamphleteer, and patron of radical causes allied with Robert Owen and George Jacob Holyoake.
 
Ashworth, Caleb (ca. 1722-1775)
SNiGB ID: CaAshwo1775
Educated at Philip Doddridge's academy at Northampton, he was minister at Daventry (1746), and master of the academy there (1752-75), in succession to Doddridge; among his students were Joseph Priestley, William Enfield, and Thomas Belsham.
 
Ashworth, John (ca. 1779-1852)
SNiGB ID: JoAshwo1852
Of Newchurch, Lancashire; originally a weaver, he was a follower of Joseph Cooke (1775-1811) and the founder of the Methodist Unitarian Movement which was active in the 1820s and 1830s.
 
Askew, Adam (ca. 1758-1844)
SNiGB ID: AdAskew1844
Of Redheugh, Durham, the eldest son and heir of Dr. Anthony Askew (1722-74); after study with Samuel Parr at Stanmore, he attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge he was high sheriff of Durham (1809).
 
Askew, [née Askew], Anne Elizabeth (ca. 1761-1844)
SNiGB ID: AnAskew1844
The daughter of Anthony Askew MD (1722-1774); in 1795 she married her cousin, George Adam Askew of Pallinsburn House, Northumberland.
 
Askew, Anthony (bap. 1722-1774)
SNiGB ID: AnAskew1774
Educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and Leiden University, he was a London physician, classical scholar, bibliophile, FRS (1750) and FSA (1767).
 
Askew, [née Rycroft], Elizabeth (1777-ca. 1831)
SNiGB ID: ElAskew1831
The second youngest daughter of Sir Richard Rycroft, first baronet; in 1831 she became the second wife of Adam Askew (c.1758-1844).
 
Askew, George Adam (1771-1838)
SNiGB ID: GeAskew1838
Of Pallinsburn House, Northumberland; he was a magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for Northumberland where he was sheriff in 1800.
 
Askew, Hugh Bertram (1785-1868)
SNiGB ID: HuAskew1868
Of Castle Hill, Berwick-upon-Tweed; he was a naval officer with the East India Company who left a personal estate probated at £90,000.
 
Asperne, James (ca. 1757-1820)
SNiGB ID: JaAsper1820
Of Cornhill; he was a London bookseller in succession to John Sewell (d.1802) to whom he had long worked as an assistant. He was painted in his Masonic regalia by Samuel Drummond (1765-1844).
 
Aspinall, [née Yate], Caroline (bap. 1715-1762)
SNiGB ID: CaAspin1762
The daughter of Charles Yate (b.1660) of Colthrop, Gloucestershire; in 1744 she married the naval captain Jacob Elton (ca. 1714–1745); in 1747 she married the judge John Aspinall (1716-1784) of Standen Hall, Lancashire.
 
Aspinall, John (bap. 1717-1784)
SNiGB ID: JoAspin1784
Of Standen Hall, Lancashire, which he rebuilt; educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and at the Middle Temple, he was a barrister on the northern circuit, serjeant-at-law (1763-84), and deputy lieutenant for Lancashire.
 
Aspinwall, Samuel (fl. ca. 1792)
SNiGB ID: SaAspin1792
Educated at the Warrington Academy (1761) he was a Liverpool attorney with whom William Roscoe studied and later partnered.
 
Aspinwall, Stanhope (1713-1771)
SNiGB ID: StAspin1771
Born at Liverpool and educated at Westminster School, he was secretary and chancellor of the British embassy at Constantinople, consul general to Algiers (1752), and secretary to Simon Harcourt, fist earl Harcourt, ambassador to France. He translated a play by Corneille.
 
Aspinwall, Thomas (1786-1876)
SNiGB ID: ThAspin1876
Born in Massachusetts and educated at Harvard College, he was United States consul at London from 1815 to 1858.
 
Aspland, Robert (1782-1845)
SNiGB ID: RoAspla1845
Educated at Bristol College and at Marischal College, Aberdeen, he was a Unitarian preacher at Hackney Gravel Pit (1805-44), and schoolmaster who founded the Monthly Repository (1805).
 
Aspland, Robert Brook (1805-1869)
SNiGB ID: RoAspla1869
The son and biographer of the Rev. Robert Aspland (1782–1845); educated at Glasgow University and at Manchester College, York, he was a Unitarian minister at Bristol and at Hackney.
 
Aspland, [née Middleton], Sarah (ca. 1770-1858)
SNiGB ID: SaAspla1845
The daughter of John Middleton, a London paint manufacturer; in 1801 she married Rev. Robert Aspland (1782–1845), editor of the Monthly Repository.
 
Assheton, [née Copley], Lady Eleanor (1714-1793)
SNiGB ID: ElAsshe1793
The eldest daughter of the Rev. John Copley (d.1732), rector of Thornhill, Yorkshire; in 1739 she became the second wife of Sir Ralph Assheton, third baronet (ca. 1692-1765) of Middleton, Lancashire.
 
Assheton, [née Cockayne], Hon. Frances Annabella (1781-1873)
SNiGB ID: FrAsshe1835
The ninth daughter of the Hon. William Cockayne (1756-1809) of Rushton Hall, Northamptonshire; in 1816 she married William Assheton (1788-1858) of Downham Hall, Lancashire.
 
Assheton, [née Smith], Harriet Theodosia (d. 1773)
SNiGB ID: HaAsshe1773
The daughter of John Smith (ca. 1655-1723), speaker of the House of Commons; in 1724 she married Thomas Assheton (1678-1759) of Ashley Hall, Cheshire.
 
Assheton, [née Brooke], Lettice (1762-1834)
SNiGB ID: LeAsshe1834
The daughter of Sir Richard Brooke, fourth baronet (c.1719-1781); in 1786 she married William Assheton (1758-1833) of Downham Hall, Lancashire.
 
Assheton, [née Egerton], Lady Mary (bap. 1715-1736)
SNiGB ID: MaAsshe1736
The daughter of Sir Holland Egerton, fourth baronet (ca. 1689-1730); in 1734 she became the first wife of Sir Ralph Assheton, third baronet (ca. 1692-1765) of Middleton, Lancashire; she died in childbirth.
 
Assheton, Sir Ralph, third baronet (ca. 1692-1765)
SNiGB ID: RaAsshe1765
Of Middleton, Lancashire, the son of Richard Assheton (1651-1705); educated at Manchester grammar school, he succeeded his uncle, also Sir Ralph, in 1716 and was a landowner and sheriff of Lancashire (1738-39). He died without a male heir and the baronetcy expired.
 
Assheton, Richard (1727-1800)
SNiGB ID: RiAsshe1800
The younger brother of Ralph Assheton (1720-1758) of Downham Hall; educated at Salford school, Westminster School, and Brasenose College, Oxford; he was rector of Middleton, a governor of Chetham's Library, and warden of Manchester cathedral (1782).
 
Assheton, Thomas (1678-1759)
SNiGB ID: ThAsshe1759
Of Ashley Hall, Cheshire, the son of Thomas Assheton (1633-1684); educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, he was a landowner and member of the Jacobite Cheshire Club.
 
Assheton, William (1788-1858)
SNiGB ID: WiAsshe1858
Of Downham Hall, Lancashire, the son of William Assheton (1758-1833); he educated at Harrow (a contemporary of Byron) and Brasenose College, Oxford, h was a landowner, magistrate, and deputy lieutenant of Lancashire.
 
Assheton, William (1758-1833)
SNiGB ID: WiAsshe1833
Of Downham Hall, Lancashire, the eldest surviving son of Ralph Assheton (1720-1758); educated at Westminster School, Brasenose College, Oxford, and the Middle Temple, he was a landowner, art collector, and sheriff of Lancashire in 1792.
 
Assheton-Smith, Thomas (bap. 1725-1774)
SNiGB ID: ThAsshe1774
Of Ashley Hall, Cheshire, the son of Thomas Assheton (1678-1759); educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, he was a landowner who in 1773 took the additional name of Smith upon succeeding his uncle. He married the youngest daughter of Richard Clayton (d.1725) of Brymbo.
 
Astell, Mary (1666-1731)
SNiGB ID: MaAstel1731
Born at Newcastle, she settled at Chelsea and was a religious writer who published A Serious Proposal to the Ladies (1694) and Some Reflections upon Marriage (1700), influential contributions to feminist thought.
 
Astell, Richard (bap. 1717-1777)
SNiGB ID: RiAstel1777
Of Everton House, Bedfordshire, the son of the timber merchant William Astell (1672-1741); he was a landowner and government contractor who was a magistrate for Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire.
 
Astell, [née Harvey], Sarah (bap. 1779-1841)
SNiGB ID: SaAstel1841
The only daughter of John Harvey of Ickwell Bury, Bedfordshire; in 1800 she married William Astell MP (1774-1847) of Everton House, Bedfordshire.
 
Astell, William (1774-1847)
SNiGB ID: WiAstel1847
The second son of Godfrey Thornton (1737-1806); he was for forty-six years a director of the East India Company (1800-46) and was a Whig MP for Bridgwater (1807-32) and Conservative MP for Bedfordshire (1841-47) who took the name of Astell in 1807.
 
Astle, [née Morant], Anna Maria (ca. 1739-1815)
SNiGB ID: AnAstle1815
The daughter and heir of the antiquary Philip Morant (1700-1770); in 1765 she married Thomas Astle (1735-1803) of Battersea Rise, chief clerk of the Tower record office.
 
Astle, Edward (1770-1816)
SNiGB ID: EdAstle1816
Of Princes Court, Westminster, the son of the antiquary Thomas Astle (1735-1803); he was a receiver of the Exchequer, FRS and FSA.
 
Astle, Thomas (1735-1803)
SNiGB ID: ThAstle1803
He was an antiquary employed by the British Museum and the state paper office to catalogue manuscripts; he was elected FSA in 1763 and FRS in 1766; in 1775 he succeeded as chief clerk of the record office in the Tower. He wrote The Origin and Progress of Writing (1784).
 
Astley, [née Milles], Lady Anne (bap. 1734-1792)
SNiGB ID: AnAstle1792
The daughter of Christopher Milles (d.1742) of Nackington, Kent; in 1759 she became the second wife of Edward Astley (1729-1802) who succeeded as baronet in 1760.
 
Astley, Sir Edward, fourth baronet (1729-1802)
SNiGB ID: EdAstle1802
Of Melton Constable, Norfolk, son of the third baronet (1692-1760); educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, he was sheriff of Norfolk (1763-64), an art collector, and independent MP for Norfolk (1768-90).
 
Astley, [née Assheton Smith], Elizabeth (ca. 1782-1851)
SNiGB ID: ElAstle1851
The daughter of Thomas Assheton Smith MP (c.1750-1828); in 1818 she married William Buckler Astley of Wellington Lodge, Isle of Wight. She died at Tunbridge Wells.
 
Astley, Francis Dugdale (1742-1818)
SNiGB ID: FrAstle1818
Of Everleigh House, Wiltshire, the son of William Francis Corbet Astley (1708-90); he was a magistrate, deputy-lieutenant, sheriff of Wiltshire (1776), and a much admired man.
 
Astley, Francis Dukinfield (1781-1825)
SNiGB ID: FrAstle1825
Of Dukinfield Lodge, Cheshire, the son of the painter John Astley (1724-1787); educated at Rugby School, he was a landowner, agricultural improver, and author of several volumes of poetry.
 
Astley, [née Dashwood], Lady Georgiana Caroline (1796-1835)
SNiGB ID: LyHasti16
The daughter of Sir Henry Watkin Dashwood, third baronet; in 1818 she married Sir Jacob Astley (1797-1859) afterwards Baron Hastings; about 1826 she eloped with Captain Thomas Garth (1800-1875) with whom and their child she lived in the King's Bench prison until she died of scarlet fever.
 
Astley, [née Smith], Hannah Waldo (d. 1843)
SNiGB ID: HaAstle1843
She was an actress and singer who performed at the Royal Amphitheatre with her future husband; in 1800 she married the actor and equestrian performer John Conway Philip Astley (1768-1821). “She was very tall, of fair complexion; and her most luxuriant hair reached nearly to the ground.”
 
Astley, Henry Nicholas (1767-1854)
SNiGB ID: HeAstle1854
The son of Sir Edward Astley, fourth baronet (1729-1802); educated at Westminster School and at Christ's College, Cambridge, he won a traveling fellowship to Italy and Holland and was rector of Little Snoring, Norfolk (1791).
 
Astley, [née Browne], Lady Hester (1767-1855)
SNiGB ID: HeAstle1855
The youngest daughter and co-heir of the merchant Samuel Browne (1729-84) of King's Lynn, Norfolk; in 1789 she married Sir Jacob Henry Astley, fifth baronet (1756-1817) of Melton Constable, Norfolk.
 
Astley, Sir Jacob, first baronet (ca. 1639-1729)
SNiGB ID: JaAstle1729
Melton Constable Hall, Norfolk; educated at King's College, Cambridge, and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a wealthy landowner, sheriff of Norfolk (1663), and Tory, then Whig, MP for Norfolk (1685-87, 1690-1705, 1710-22), created a baronet in 1660.
 
Astley, Jacob, sixteenth baron Hastings (1797-1859)
SNiGB ID: LdHasti16
Of Melton Constable, Norfolk, son of the fifth baronet (d. 1817); educated at Westminster School and at Magdalen College, Oxford, he was MP for Norfolk West (1832-37), granted the long-abeyant title of Baron Hastings in 1841.
 
Astley, Sir Jacob Henry, fifth baronet (1756-1817)
SNiGB ID: JaAstle1817
Of Melton Constable, Norfolk, son of the fourth baronet (d. 1802); educated at Westminster School and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a Whig MP for Norfolk (1787-1817) allied with Thomas Coke of Holkham.
 
Astley, John (1720-1787)
SNiGB ID: JoAstle1787
Born in Shropshire, he was a portrait painter who studied under Thomas Hudson and was an acquaintance of Horace Mann in Rome; returning to London in 1752 he married into money and, becoming a man of fashion and amateur architect, built Dukinfield Lodge in the gothic style.
 
Astley, John (ca. 1677-1719)
SNiGB ID: JoAstle1719
The son of Sir Jacob Astley, first baronet (1640-1729) of Melton Constable Hall, Norfolk; he traveled in Italy, 1714-16, before dying of smallpox in London.
 
Astley, Sir John, second baronet (bap. 1687-1771)
SNiGB ID: JoAstle1772
Of Patshull, Staffordshire, the son of the first baronet (ca. 1625-1688); a Jacobite landowner sent to meet with the Pretender, he was MP for Shrewsbury (1727-34) and Shropshire (1734-71).
 
Astley, John Conway Philip (ca. 1768-1821)
SNiGB ID: JoAstle1821
The son of the circus proprietor Philip Astley (1742-1814); he was the inventor of the hippodrama performed at Astley's amphitheatre in which battle scenes were enacted using horses.
 
Astley, John Dugdale (1778-1842)
SNiGB ID: JoAstle1842
Of Everleigh Manor, Wiltshire; educated at Oriel College, Oxford, he was a landowner and Tory MP for Wiltshire (1820-32) and Wiltshire North (1832-34) and sheriff of Wiltshire (1836-37) who was created a baronet in 1821.
 
Astley, [née Prynce], Lady Mary (bap. 1694-1764)
SNiGB ID: MaAstle1764
The daughter and heir of Francis Prynce of Shrewsbury; in 1711 she married Sir John Astley, second baronet MP (1687-1772) of Patshull, Staffordshire.
 
Astley, [née Buckler], Mary (bap. 1756-1804)
SNiGB ID: MaAstle1804
The daughter and coheir of William Buckler (1713-1789) of Boreham, Wiltshire; in 1775 she became the first wife of Francis Dugdale Astley of Everleigh House, Wiltshire.
 
Astley, Philip (1742-1814)
SNiGB ID: PhAstle1814
He was a military officer who founded a riding school which evolved into the famous equine circus which toured in Britain and on the Continent.
 
Astley, [née Delaval], Rhoda (1725-1757)
SNiGB ID: RhAstle1757
The daughter of Francis Delaval (1692-1752) of Seaton Delaval; in 1751 she became the first wife of Edward Astley (1729-1802) who became a baronet in 1760; she was a notable amateur painter who died in childbirth.
 
Astley, Richard (bap. 1747-1830)
SNiGB ID: RiAstle1830
Of Odstone Hall, Leicestershire; he was a notable sheep breeder and founding member of the Smithfield Club.
 
Astley, William Buckler (1781-1849)
SNiGB ID: WiAstle1849
Of Wellington Lodge, Isle of Wight, the second son of Francis Dugdale Astley of Everleigh, Wiltshire; he was a member of the Royal Yacht Club.
 
Aston, Sir Arthur Ingram (1798-1859)
SNiGB ID: ArAston1859
Of Aston Hall, Cheshire; educated at Westminster School and at Brasenose College, Oxford, he was a diplomat at Vienna (1819), Rio Janeiro (1826), Paris (1833), and Madrid (1840).
 
Aston, [née Talbot], Barbara Maria, baroness Aston (1720-1759)
SNiGB ID: LyAston5
The daughter of the Hon. George Talbot (d.1733) and sister of the fourteenth earl of Shrewsbury; in 1742 she married James Aston (1723-1751), who in 1748 succeeded as fifth baron Aston; she died at Paris.
 
Aston, [née Pye], Lady Elizabeth (ca. 1717-1808)
SNiGB ID: ElAston1808
The daughter of Henry Pye (1683–1749) of Faringdon House, Berkshire; in 1744 she married Sir Willoughby Aston, fifth baronet (1714-1772).
 
Aston, Elizabeth (1708-1785)
SNiGB ID: ElAston1785
Of Stowe Hill near Lichfield, the third daughter and coheir of Sir Thomas Aston, third baronet (1666-1725); she was a friend and correspondent of Samuel Johnson.
 
Aston, [née Ingram-Shepheard], Hon. Harriet (1765-1815)
SNiGB ID: HaAston1815
The fourth daughter of Charles Ingram, ninth viscount Irvine; in 1789 she married Colonel Henry Hervey Aston who was killed in a duel in 1798.
 
Aston, Henry Hervey- (ca. 1740-1785)
SNiGB ID: HeAston1785
The son of the Hon. Henry Hervey-Aston (1701-1748); educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was an art collector and sheriff of Cheshire in 1768.
 
Aston, Henry Hervey- (ca. 1760-1798)
SNiGB ID: HeAston1798
He was an army colonel killed in a duel at the Cape of Good Hope with a Major Allen; in her diary Lady Holland described him as a ladies' man. He was possibly the Mr Aston who became a member of Brooks's Club in 1785.
 
Aston, James, fifth Lord Aston (1723-1751)
SNiGB ID: LdAston5
Of Tixall, Staffordshire, and Standon, Hertfordshire, the son of the fourth Lord (1660-1748); a Roman Catholic and Scottish peer, he was a member of the Royston Club who died without a male heir.
 
Aston, [née Pye], Lady Jane (ca. 1749-1823)
SNiGB ID: JaAston1823
The daughter of the lord chancellor Robert Henley, first earl of Northington (c.1708-1772); in 1772 she married Sir Willoughby Aston, sixth baronet (1749-1815).
 
Aston, Joseph (1762-1844)
SNiGB ID: JoAston1844
Born at Manchester, he was a stationer, playwright, and editor of the Manchester Exchange Herald (1809-25).
 
Aston, Mary (bap. 1707-1756)
SNiGB ID: MaAston1756
The second daughter and coheir of Sir Thomas Aston, third baronet (1666-1725); she was a friend of Samuel Johnson who died unmarried at Lichfield.
 
Aston, [née Howard], Mary, baroness Aston (d. 1723)
SNiGB ID: LyAston4
The only daughter of Lord Thomas Howard (d.1689), and sister of the eighth duke of Norfolk; of a Roman Catholic family, she married Walter Aston, fourth Lord Aston (1660-1748). She died in childbirth.
 
Aston, Sir Richard (1717-1778)
SNiGB ID: RiAston1778
Educated at Winchester College and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister appointed chief justice of the court of common pleas in Ireland (1761-65), judge of the king's bench (1765), and commissioner of the great seal (1770-71), knighted in 1765.
 
Aston, Richard (bap. 1675-1741)
SNiGB ID: RiAston1741
Of Wadley, Berkshire, a youunger son of Sir Willoughby Aston, second baronet (1640-1702); he was a landowner.
 
Aston, [née Tichborne], Hon. Salisbury (fl. ca. 1716)
SNiGB ID: SaAston1716
The only surviving child and heir of the first baron Ferrard (1663-1731); in 1713 she married William Aston MP (d.1744), afterwards of Beaulieu House, County Louth.
 
Aston, Sir Thomas, third baronet (1666-1725)
SNiGB ID: ThAston1725
Of Aston Hall, Cheshire, the son of Sir Willoughby Aston, second baronet (1640-1702); he was a landowner and sheriff of Cheshire in 1723.
 
Aston, Sir Thomas, fourth baronet (ca. 1704-1744)
SNiGB ID: ThAston1744
Of Aston Hall, Cheshire, the son of the third baronet (1656-1725); educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, he was an opposition Whig MP for Liverpool (1729-34) and St Albans (1734-41); he died childless at Paris.
 
Aston, Tichborne (1716-1748)
SNiGB ID: TiAston1748
Of Beaulieu House, County Louth; educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was sheriff of County Louth (1742) and MP for Ardee (1741-48).
 
Aston, Walter, fourth Lord Aston (ca. 1660-1748)
SNiGB ID: LdAston4
of Tixall, Staffordshire; he was a Roman Catholic peer who married into the Howard family of Arundel Castle.
 
Aston, William (d. 1744)
SNiGB ID: WiAston1744
Of Beaulieu House, County Louth, which he inherited through his wife; he was sheriff of County Louth (1715) and MP for Dunleer (1721-27) and County Louth (1727-44).
 
Aston, Sir Willoughby, sixth baronet (bap. 1749-1815)
SNiGB ID: WiAston1815
Of Fareham, Hampshire, the son of the second baronet (1714-1772); he was joint steward of the Hampshire Hunt and a founder of Boodle's Club. He died childless and the baronetcy became extinct.
 
Aston, Sir Willoughby, fifth baronet (1714-1772)
SNiGB ID: WiAston1772
Of Risley Hall, Derbyshire, the son of Richard Aston (1675-1741); educated at Oriel and at All Souls Colleges, Oxford, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a landowner and Tory MP for Nottingham (1754-61) who succeeded a cousin as baronet in 1744.
 
Astor, John Jacob (1763-1848)
SNiGB ID: JoAstor1848
American fur trader and financier; he was the wealthy patriarch of the of the Astor family.
 
Asty, John (1675-1730)
SNiGB ID: JoAsty1730
Born at Norwich and educated at Thomas Rowe's academy, he was an Independent minister at Ropemakers' Alley, Moorfields (1710) and a subscriber at the Salters' Hall debate who was instrumental in the Rev. Martin Tomkins dismissal for Arianism.
 
Atcherley, [née Topping], Anne Margaret (1788-1867)
SNiGB ID: AnAtche1867
The daughter of the barrister James Topping (1756-1821) of Whatcroft Hall, Cheshire; in 1817 she married the barrister David Francis Jones, afterwards Atcherley (1783–1845).
 
Atcherley, David Francis (1783-1845)
SNiGB ID: DaAtche1845
Originally Jones; an English criminal lawyer educated at Lincoln's Inn, he was sergeant-at-law in 1827 (as D. F. Jones); attorney-general of Durham, FSA and FRS.
 
Atcheson, Nathaniel (1771-1825)
SNiGB ID: NaAtche1825
He was a London solicitor, pamphleteer, FSA, and founder of the Pitt Club; he was the London agent for the province of Nova Scotia.
 
Athawes, Samuel (ca. 1734-1822)
SNiGB ID: SaAthaw1822
He was a London tobacco merchant trading with tidewater Virginia, and founding member of the Whig Club; he corresponded with George Washington.
 
Atherley, Arthur (1794-1857)
SNiGB ID: ArAther1857
The eldest son of Arthur Atherley (c.1771-1844); educated at Southampton grammar school, Winchester Collage, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was vicar of Heavitree, Devonshire (1820-57) and prebendary of Chichester (1833-57).
 
Atherley, Arthur (ca. 1771-1844)
SNiGB ID: ArAther1844
Educated at Eton, Trinity College, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a Southampton banker and Foxite Whig MP for Southampton (1806-07, 1812-18, 1831-34).
 
Atherley, George (1782-1856)
SNiGB ID: GeAther1856
Of Northbrook House, Hampshire, a younger son of Arthur Atherley (1746-1820); he was a merchant, banker, and twice mayor of Southampton.
 
Atherley, [née Kerr], Lady Louisa (1768-1819)
SNiGB ID: LoAther1819
The third daughter of the fifth marquess of Lothian (1737-1815); in 1793 she married Arthur Atherley MP (c.1771-1844) of Southampton.
 
Atherstone, Edwin (1788-1872)
SNiGB ID: EdAther1872
An English poet educated at the Fulneck Moravian School in Yorkshire; he was an associate of the painter John Martin.
 
Atherton, [née Byrom], Ann (ca. 1751-1826)
SNiGB ID: AnAther1826
The daughter of the Manchester banker Edward Byrom (1724-1773); she married the Manchester barrister and landowner Henry Atherton (1740-1816).
 
Atherton, Eleanora (1782-1870)
SNiGB ID: ElAther1870
The daughter of the Manchester barrister and landowner Henry Atherton (1740-1816); the owner of property in Lancashire, Cheshire, and the West Indies, she was a philanthropist on a large scale who donated the papers of her ancestor the poet John Byrom to the Chetham Society.
 
Atherton, [née Legh], Henrietta (d. 1799)
SNiGB ID: HeAther1799
The elder daughter and co-heir of Peter Legh MP (1707-1792), of Lyme Hall, Cheshire; in 1763 she married Robert Vernon Gwillym (ca. 1741-1783), of Atherton Hall, who in 1779 took the name of Atherton.
 
Atherton, Henry (1740-1816)
SNiGB ID: HeAther1816
Educated at Lincoln's Inn, he was a Manchester barrister who inherited property in Jamaica from his brother William; his daughter Eleanora was a notable philanthropist.
 
Atherton, Richard (bap. 1737-1804)
SNiGB ID: RiAther1804
Of Green Bank, Lancashire; he was a woollen draper of Preston, alderman, mayor, and a found of the Old Bank at Preston; his brother William owned a plantation in Jamaica.
 
Atherton, Robert Vernon (ca. 1741-1783)
SNiGB ID: RoAther1783
Of Atherton Hall, near Manchester, the son of Robert Gwillym of Langstone, Herefordshire; he was a landowner and MP for Newton (1774-80) who took the name of Atherton in 1779.
 
Athorpe, Thomas (bap. 1774-1820)
SNiGB ID: ThAthor1820
Of Dinnington Hall, Yorkshire; educated at St John's College, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister and landowner who died unmarried in France.
 
Atkins, [née Children], Anna (1799-1871)
SNiGB ID: AnAtkin1871
The daughter of John George Children (1777-1852), secretary of the Royal Society; she was a botanical illustrator and pioneer photographer who in 1825 married John Pelly Atkins (1790-1872), a West Indies planter.
 
Atkins, [née Burnaby], Anna Maria (bap. 1774-1824)
SNiGB ID: AnAtkin1824
The daughter of the Rev. Andrew Burnaby (1732-1812) of Baggrave Hall, Leicestershire; in 1803 she became the second wife of the London merchant and politician John Atkins (ca. 1754-1838) of Halstead Place, Kent.
 
Atkins, John (ca. 1754-1838)
SNiGB ID: JoAtkin1838
Of Halstead Place, Kent, a London merchant; he was a Tory MP for Arundel (1802-06, 1826-32), and London (1812-18); sheriff (1809) and lord mayor of London (1818-19).
 
Atkins, John Pelly (1790-1872)
SNiGB ID: JoAtkin1872
Of Halstead Place, Kent, the son of John Atkins MP (ca. 1754-1838); he was a West Indies merchant, railway developer, sheriff of Kent (1847) and FSA (1832). His will was probated at £160,000.
 
Atkins, [née Stonhouse], Lady Penelope (1707-1734)
SNiGB ID: LyGower1b
The daughter of Sir John Stonhouse, third baronet (ca. 1672-1733) of Radley, Berkshire; in 1723 she married Sir Henry Atkins, fourth baronet (ca. 1707-1728); in 1733 she became the second wife of John Leveson-Gower, first earl Gower (1694-1754).
 
Atkins, Sir Richard, sixth baronet (ca. 1728-1756)
SNiGB ID: RiAtkin1756
Of Clapham Manor House, Surrey, son of the fourth baronet (c.1707-1748); educated at New College, Oxford, he succeeded his brother in 1748, was sheriff of Buckinghamshire in 1750 and is remembered for his engagements with the courtesans Kitty Fisher and Fanny Murray; he died unmarried.
 
Atkinson, Charles (ca. 1722-1793)
SNiGB ID: ChAtkin1793
A York surgeon and close friend of the novelist Laurence Sterne, described in the burial register as “very eminent in his profession: a man of good Genius, and infinite humour”; in the 1740s he taught anatomy to the painter George Stubbs.
 
Atkinson, Charles Caleb (1793-1869)
SNiGB ID: ChAtkin1869
Educated at the Mount School, Cirencester and at the Inner Temple, he was a London barrister and secretary of University College, London (1835-67).
 
Atkinson, Christopher (1713-1774)
SNiGB ID: ChAtkin1774
Born at Troutbeck, Westmorland, and educated at Queen's College, Oxford, he was headmaster of Macclesfield grammar school (1745-49) and vicar of Thorp Arch, Yorkshire (1749-74).
 
Atkinson, Christopher (ca. 1754-1795)
SNiGB ID: ChAtkin1795
The son of Christopher Atkinson (1713-1774); educated at Thorp Arch school and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a college fellow, vicar of St Edward's, Cambridge (1781-85), Whitehall Preacher (1784), vicar of Wethersfield, Essex (1785-95), and notable amateur painter.
 
Atkinson, Fenton Robinson (1784-1859)
SNiGB ID: FeAtkin1859
Born at Leeds, he was a Manchester attorney, bibliophile, and member of the Camden Society; after his death 13,000 volumes were sold in an auction lasting ten days. His will was probated at £30,000.
 
Atkinson, Henry George (1812-1884)
SNiGB ID: HeAtkin1884
The son of a London architect, he was educated at Charterhouse School and pursued studies in phrenology and mesmerism. He was an associate of Basil Montagu and Harriet Martineau.
 
Atkinson, Henry William (1753-1834)
SNiGB ID: HeAtkin1834
The son of a Rotterdam merchant, he was for nearly 65 years provost of the corporation of moneyers of the royal mint.
 
Atkinson, James (ca. 1759-1839)
SNiGB ID: JaAtkin1839
The son and successor of the York surgeon and friend of Laurence Sterne, Charles Atkinson (ca. 1722-1793); educated at London, he was an eminent surgeon and author of the Shandean Medical Bibliography, A and B (1834).
 
Atkinson, James (1780-1852)
SNiGB ID: JaAtkin1852
He went out to India in 1805 as a military physician and was a Persian scholar, assistant assay master at the mint, professor of Persian in Fort William College, painter, and editor of the Government Gazette.
 
Atkinson, John (ca. 1759-1813)
SNiGB ID: JoAtkin1813
He was Rouge Croix herald in 1785 and Somerset herald in 1794, elected to the Whig Club in 1794, and died at Carlisle; other information appears to be lacking.
 
Atkinson, John Augustus (ca. 1774-1830)
SNiGB ID: JoAtkin1830
Taken to Russia as a boy by mezzotint engraver James Walker (c.1760-c.1823), he was a watercolour painter who upon his return to England in 1802 exhibited Russian scenes and paintings on military and nautical subjects. The Duke of Wellington was among his patrons.
 
Atkinson, Joseph (1743-1818)
SNiGB ID: JoAtkin1818
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was a military officer who served in the American war, an acquaintance of the young Prince of Wales, poet, playwright, and early patron of Thomas Moore and Lady Morgan.
 
Atkinson, Miles (1741-1811)
SNiGB ID: MiAtkin1811
Educated at Thorp Arch school and at Peterhouse, Cambridge, he was an evangelical clergyman, headmaster of Drighlington school near Leeds (1764-70), and the founder of St Paul's Church, Leeds, where he was minister from 1793.
 
Atkinson, Richard (1738-1785)
SNiGB ID: RiAtkin1785
He was a West Indies merchant, government contractor, London alderman, director of the East India Company (1784-85), MP for New Romney (1785-85), early friend of Sir Francis Baring, baronet, and admirer of Lady Anne Lindsay [Barnard] (1750-1825).
 
Atkinson, Samuel (ca. 1701-1773)
SNiGB ID: SaAtkin1773
Of Croydon and Seckford Hall, Surrey; he was a landowner, magistrate, and sheriff of Surrey in 1748.
 
Atkinson, Thomas (1729-1798)
SNiGB ID: ThAtkin1798
Born at York, he was a stonemason and then a Yorkshire architect who worked in both th Palladian and gothic modes, including at Bishopthorpe Palace, for the archbishop of York, and work for Roman Catholic clients.
 
Atkinson, Thomas (1799-1833)
SNiGB ID: ThAtkin1833
A Glasgow poet and bookseller who was co-editor of The Ant (1826-27), a periodical, and The Chameleon (1831-33), an annual.
 
Atkinson, William (ca. 1732-1802)
SNiGB ID: WiAtkin1802
Of Pall Mall; he was a well-known London apothecary.
 
Atkinson, William (ca. 1774-1839)
SNiGB ID: WiAtkin1839
Born at Bishop Auckland, Durham he was an architect educated at the Royal Academy Schools who worked at Sir Walter Scott's Abbotsford; he wrote Views of Picturesque Cottages (1805).
 
Atkinson, William (1758-1846)
SNiGB ID: WiAtkin1846
Born at Thorp Arch, Yorkshire and educated at Jesus College, Cambridge, he lecturer at Bradford, a poet, and prolific producer of political pamphlets printed on his private press.
 
Atkyns, [née Walpole], Charlotte (ca. 1758-1836)
SNiGB ID: ChAtkyn1836
The daughter of Robert Walpole (d.1803) of Athlone; she was a Dublin actress who made her debut at Drury Lane in 1777; in 1779 she married Edward Atkyns (d.1794) of Ketteringham Hall. She lived in France and was involved in émigré politics.
 
Atkyns, Edward (bap. 1757-1794)
SNiGB ID: EdAtkyn1794
Of Ketteringham Hall, Norfolk, the elder son of Edward Atkyns (1719-65); educated at Exeter College, Oxford, he married the Irish actress Charlotte Walpole and resided in France prior to the Revolution.
 
Atkyns, John Thomas (bap. 1757-1819)
SNiGB ID: JoAtkyn1819
The son of Thomas Atkyns of London; he was a landowner of Battersea, Surrey, afterwards of Huntercombe House, Buckinghamshire.
 
Atkyns, John Tracy (1706-1773)
SNiGB ID: JoAtkyn1773
The second son of John Tracy of Stanway House; educated at New College, Oxford, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister who took the name of Atkyns after 1732, and was a law reporter made a baron of the exchequer in 1755.
 
Atkyns, [née Atkyns], Mary (ca. 1760-1829)
SNiGB ID: MaAtkyn1829
The daughter of Edward Atkyns (1719-65) of Ketteringham Hall, Norfolk; in 1783 she married her first cousin John Thomas Atkyns (1757-1819) of Huntercombe House, Buckinghamshire.
 
Atkyns-Wright, John (bap. 1758-1822)
SNiGB ID: JoAtkyn1822
Of Crowsley Park, Oxfordshire, the younger son of the Hamburg merchant Edward Atkyns (1719-1765); educated at Eton, Exeter College, Oxford, and Lincoln's Inn, he was a landowner, sheriff of Oxfordshire (1798-99), and Tory MP for Oxford (1802-07, 1812-20).
 
Atkyns-Wright, [née Rigail], Mary Anne (1766-1842)
SNiGB ID: MaAtkyn1842
The daughter of the Russia merchant Jacob Rigail (1721-91) of Bath; in 1786 she married John Atkyns-Wright MP (1758-1822) of Crowsley Park, Oxfordshire.
 
Attenborough, John (1756-1843)
SNiGB ID: JoAtten1843
For sixty-one years he was surgeon to the Nottingham General Hospital.
 
Atterbury, Francis, bishop of Rochester (1663-1732)
SNiGB ID: FrAtter1732
The high-church bishop of Rochester; he was imprisoned in the Tower in 1720 for his Jacobite associations and spent his later years in France.
 
Atterbury, Luffmanun (bap. ca. 1740-1796)
SNiGB ID: LuAtter1796
He was a London builder, singer, and composer of glees and catches who was a performing member of the Madrigal Society.
 
Attersoll, [née Nevill], Augusta (d. 1859)
SNiGB ID: AuAtter1859
The daughter of the Jamaica planter Thomas Nevill (d.1802) of The Lodge, Brighton; in 1820 she married John Attersoll MP (c.1784-1822), and in 1828, at Florence, the Irish barrister Henry Alexander Kennedy, who survived her. She died at Pau, France.
 
Attersoll, John (ca. 1784-1822)
SNiGB ID: JoAtter1822
Of Portland Place and Hendon, Middlesex; the son of a London merchant, he was a financier and Tory MP for Wootton Basset (1812-13), afterwards resident of Oxford, who died in France of a fall from his horse.
 
Attree, William (ca. 1747-1810)
SNiGB ID: WiAttre1810
Of Ditchling, Sussex; he was for many years an eminent solicitor at Brighton.
 
Attwood, Charles (1791-1875)
SNiGB ID: ChAttwo1875
Of Holywood House, County Durham, a younger brother of the reformer Thomas Attwood (1783-1856); he was a glass manufacturer in Gateshead who established the Weardale Iron Company in 1845.
 
Attwood, George (1777-1854)
SNiGB ID: GeAttwo1854
Of Edgbaston Priory, Staffordshire, the eldest son of Matthias Attwood (1746-1836); educated at University College, Oxford, he was a Birmingham banker.
 
Attwood, John (d. 1792)
SNiGB ID: JoAttwo1792
For forty years he was a writing master at Christ's Hospital.
 
Attwood, [née Kinnersley], Mary (1799-1823)
SNiGB ID: MaAttwo1823
The daughter of the banker Thomas Kinnersley (1751-1819) of Clough Hall, Staffordshire; in 1818 she married the Birmingham banker George Attwood (1777-1854).
 
Attwood, Matthias (ca. 1746-1836)
SNiGB ID: MaAttwo1836
Of Hawne, near Halesowen; he was a landowner, deputy-lieutenant of Shropshire and Worcestershire, ironmaster, and banker in partnership with Isaac Spooner (c.1735-1816).
 
Attwood, Matthias (1779-1851)
SNiGB ID: MaAttwo1851
The brother of Thomas Attwood (1783-1856); he was a Birmingham banker and Tory MP for Fowey (1819), Callington (1820-30), Boroughbridge (1830-32), and Whitehaven (1832-47). He purchased the Leawsowes and let the remains of Shenstone's park go to ruin.
 
Attwood, [née Twells], Susanna (1774-1842)
SNiGB ID: SuAttwo1842
The daughter of William Twells of Birmingham; in 1806 she married the banker and MP Matthias Attwood (1779-1851).
 
Attwood, Thomas (1765-1838)
SNiGB ID: ThAttwo1838
He was an English composer and organist who studied with Mozart in Vienna and held positions at the English court.
 
Attwood, Thomas (1783-1856)
SNiGB ID: ThAttwo1856
The son of a Birmingham banker, he was a currency theorist who supported the Reform Act and Chartist movement and represented Birmingham in the reformed parliament (1832).
 
Attwood, Thomas Warr (ca. 1733-1775)
SNiGB ID: ThAttwo1775
He was a builder and neoclassical architect at Bath, where he was city surveyor and architect, and mayor in 1769; he was killed by a falling timber and succeeded by his clerk, Thomas Baldwin (c.1750-1820).
 
Atwell, Joseph (1696-1768)
SNiGB ID: JoAtwel1768
Born in Devonshire and educated at Exeter College, Oxford, he was tutor to the second earl Cowper (1729), rector of Exeter (1733-37), prebendary of Gloucester (1737) and York (1739), and canon of Westminster (1759).
 
Atwood, Henry Adams Sergison (1800-1877)
SNiGB ID: HeAtwoo1877
The son of a clergyman, he was educated at Queen's College, Oxford and was rector of Ashleworth, Gloucestershire, where he was a schoolmaster and an amater astronomer.
 
Atwood, Robert (ca. 1663-1738)
SNiGB ID: RoAtwoo1738
Of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk; he was a Turkey merchant and director of the Bank of England from 1712.
 
Auber, Peter (1789-1848)
SNiGB ID: PeAuber1848
The son of Peter Auber (1756-1811); he was chief secretary to the East India Company (1829-36) and wrote Rise and Progress of the British Power in India, 2 vols (1837); dates given in the Dictionary of Indian Biography (1906) appear to be incorrect.
 
Aubert, Alexander (1730-1805)
SNiGB ID: AlAuber1805
Of Highbury House, Islington; he was a wealthy London merchant and enthusiastic astronomer, elected FRS in 1772 and FSA in 1774.
 
Aubin, Thomas (ca. 1794-1844)
SNiGB ID: ThAubin1844
He was secretary to Lord Burghersh at Florence (1814-30), and from 1833 British resident at Rome.
 
Aubrey, [née Digby], Frances (bap. 1752-1782)
SNiGB ID: FrAubre1782
The daughter of the Hon. Wriothesley Digby (1797-1767) of Meriden Hall, Warwickshire; in 1780 she married the landowner Richard Aubrey (1744-1808) of Ashill, Glamorganshire.
 
Aubrey, Sir John, sixth baronet (1739-1826)
SNiGB ID: JoAubre1826
Educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Buckinghamshire landowner and ally of Charles James Fox who served in Parliament for a remarkable 58 years.
 
Aubrey, [née Carter], Lady Martha (ca. 1722-1788)
SNiGB ID: MaAubre1788
The daughter of the barrister Richard Carter (ca. 1672-1755); in 1738 she married the Welsh landowner Sir Thomas Aubrey, fifth baronet (ca. 1708-1786).
 
Aubrey, [née Carter], Lady Martha Catherine (bap. 1764-1815)
SNiGB ID: MaAubre1815
The only child of George Richard Carter (ca. 1718-1771) of Chilton, Buckinghamshire; in 1783 she became the second wife of her cousin, Sir John Aubrey, sixth baronet (1739-1826); she died at Bath, “universally beloved and lamented.”
 
Aubrey, Mary (1750-1781)
SNiGB ID: MaAubre1781
The daughter of Sir James Colebrooke, first baronet (1722-1761) of Gatton, Surrey; in 1771 she became the first wife of Sir John Aubrey, sixth baronet (1739-1826).
 
Aubrey, Richard (1744-1808)
SNiGB ID: RiAubre1808
Of Ashill, Glamorganshire, the third son of Sir Thomas Aubrey, fifth baronet (ca. 1708=1786); educated at Westminster School, Exeter College, Oxford, and at All Souls College, Oxford, he was a college fellow, landowner, and militia colonel.
 
Aubrey, Thomas (ca. 1740-1814)
SNiGB ID: ThAubre1814
The second son of Sir Thomas Aubrey, fifth baronet (ca. 1708=1786); educated at Westminster School, and at Jesus College, Oxford, he was a military officer and MP for Wallingford (1784-90).
 
Aubrey, Sir Thomas, fifth baronet (ca. 1708-1786)
SNiGB ID: ThAubre1768
Of Llanthrithyd, Glamorganshire, and Boarstall, Buckinghamshire, the second son of the third baronet; he was a landowner who succeeded his brother John in 1767.
 
Aubrey, Sir Thomas Digby, seventh baronet (1782-1856)
SNiGB ID: ThAubre1856
Of Oving House, Buckinghamshire, the son of Richard Aubrey (1744-1808); educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was sheriff of Buckinghamshire (1816) before succeeding his uncle in 1826. His personal estate was probated at £160,000.
 
Auchie, James (d. 1827)
SNiGB ID: JaAuchi1827
He was an Edinburgh printer at Lady Stair's Close (1821-27). One of his name was born at Bo'ness, West Lothian in 1752.
 
Auchmuty, Sir Samuel (1758-1822)
SNiGB ID: SaAuchm1822
The son of the Rev. Samuel Auchmuty (1722–1777), rector of Trinity Church, New York; he was a military officer who served in India, Africa, Egypt, South America, and Java. He died as commander-in-chief in Ireland.
 
Auchmuty, Samuel (1722-1777)
SNiGB ID: SaAuchm1777
Born at Boston and educated at Harvard College, he was a loyalist and Anglican rector of Trinity Church, New York (1764-77); he was the father of the military officer of the same name (1756-1822).
 
Audley, John (1750-1827)
SNiGB ID: JoAudle1827
Born at St Ives, he was a Cambridge woolstapler who retired from business to become an independent minister. He was elected to the Society for Constitutional Information in 1784 and at some point adopted Joanna, daughter of Olaudah Equiano.
 
Audubon, John James (1785-1851)
SNiGB ID: JoAudub1851
The American ornithologist; he wrote Birds of America (1827-38).
 
Audubon, [née Bakewell], Lucy Green (1787-1874)
SNiGB ID: LuAudub1874
Born in Derbyshire, the daughter of William Bakewell (1762-1821), she emigrated to Philadelphia with her parents in 1798 and in 1816 married the ornithologist John James Audubon.
 
Aufrere, [née Norris], Anna (1734-1816)
SNiGB ID: AnAufre1816
The daughter of John Norris (d. 1734) of Witton, Norfolk; in 1756 she married Anthony Aufrere (1730-1814) of Hoveton Hall, Norfolk, and was the mother of eleven surviving children.
 
Aufrere, Anthony (1756-1833)
SNiGB ID: AnAufre1833
The eldest son of Anthony Aufrere (1730-1814) of Hoveton Hall, Norfolk; he was an antiquary and translator who spent most of his life on the Continent. He contributed to the Gentleman's Magazine over the signature “Viator A.”
 
Aufrere, George Anthony (ca. 1794-1881)
SNiGB ID: GeAufre1881
Of Burnside, Windermere, the son of Anthony Aufrere (1730-1814) of Hoveton Hall, Norfolk; he was a military officer in India who went on half-pay in 1819 and was a magistrate in Norfolk.
 
Aufrere, [née Lockhart], Marianna Matilda (1774-1850)
SNiGB ID: MaAufre1850
The daughter of James Lockhart-Wishart (1727-1790); in 1791 she married in Italy the translator Anthony Aufrere (1756-1833). She died at Edinburgh.
 
Aufrere, Thomas Norris (1773-1835)
SNiGB ID: ThAufre1835
The fourth son of Anthony Aufrere (1730-1814) of Hoveton Hall, Norfolk; he made his fortune as a merchant and civil servant with the East India Company and never married.
 
Aufrère, [née Bate], Arabella (1720-1804)
SNiGB ID: ArAufre1804
The daughter of William Bate of Foston, Derbyshire; in 1746 she married the merchant and art collector George René Aufrère (1715-1801). She was the aunt of the naturalist Sir Joseph Banks, baronet (1743-1820).
 
Aufrère, George René (1715-1801)
SNiGB ID: GeAufre1801
Of Chelsea; born in London, he was a business partner of John Sargent (1714-1791) of Mincing Lane, trading with Africa and the American colonies, art collector, and Whig MP for Stamford (1765-1774).
 
Auld, William (d. 1777)
SNiGB ID: WiAuld1777
He was the pubisher of the Edinburgh Weekly Journal and a printer in partnership with John Balfour (1715-1795) and William Smellie (1740-1795).
 
Auldjo, John (1805-1886)
SNiGB ID: JoAuldj1886
Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a traveler, geologist, friend of Edward Bulwer Lytton, and member of Sir William Gell's circle at Naples.
 
Auriol, Charles James (ca. 1798-1881)
SNiGB ID: ChAurio1881
Of Park Street, Grosvenor Square, the second son of the London merchant James Peter Auriol (1753-1824); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a London merchant. He spent his later years in Brussels.
 
Auriol, James Peter (bap. 1753-1824)
SNiGB ID: JaAurio1824
Of Woodcot, Oxfordshire, the son of James Auriol (d.1779), merchant of London and Portugal; he was secretary to the council in India under Warren Hastings, sheriff of Oxfordshire (1791-92, FRS, and secretary of the Royal Institution.
 
Aust, George (bap. 1740-1829)
SNiGB ID: GeAust1829
Of Paradise Row, Chelsea and Noel House, Kensington; he was under secretary of state for the foreign department (1790-96), secretary to the Royal Hospital at Chelsea, FRS (1797), and a relation of Bishop Thomas Percy. His second wife was the travel writer Sarah Murray (1744-1811).
 
Austen, [née Richardson], Ann (ca. 1738-1802)
SNiGB ID: AnAuste1802
The daughter of John Richardson of Fulham, Middlesex; in 1755 she married Robert Austen (d.1772), afterwards seventh baronet; she met and corresponded with the poet William Cowper, 1781-84, afterwards living in France, where she remarried, and died at Paris.
 
Austen, [née Mathew], Anne (d. 1795)
SNiGB ID: AnAuste1795
The second daughter of Edward Mathew (c.1728-1805), governor of Grenada; in 1792 she became the first wife of the Rev. James Austen (1765-1819), elder brother of the novelist Jane Austen.
 
Austen, Benjamin (ca. 1789-1861)
SNiGB ID: BeAuste1861
The son of Nathaniel Austen (c.1745-1818), a Ramsgate banker, he was a solicitor of Gray's Inn, the friend and correspondent of Benjamin Disraeli, and the uncle of Sir Austen Henry Layard (1817–1894).
 
Austen, Caroline Mary Craven (1805-1880)
SNiGB ID: CaAuste1880
The daughter of James Austen (d. 1819) and niece of Jane Austen; she lived with her brother James Edward Austen Leigh (d. 1874) and died unmarried.
 
Austen, [née Leigh], Cassandra (1739-1827)
SNiGB ID: CaAuste1827
The daughter of the Rev. Thomas Leigh (1696-1763); in 1763 she married the Rev. George Austen (1731-1805) and was the mother of the novelist Jane Austen.
 
Austen, Cassandra Elizabeth (1773-1845)
SNiGB ID: CaAuste1845
The daughter of George Austen, she was the elder sister, correspondent, and executor of Jane Austen.
 
Austen, Cassandra Esten (1808-1897)
SNiGB ID: CaAuste1897
The daughter of Charles John Austen, she was Jane Austen's unmarried niece.
 
Austen, Charles John (1779-1852)
SNiGB ID: ChAuste1852
The younger brother of Jane Austen; educated at the Royal Naval Academy, Portsmouth, he was a naval officer appointed rear admiral in 1846.
 
Austen, [née Bridges], Elizabeth (1773-1808)
SNiGB ID: ElAuste1808
The daughter of Sir Brook Bridges, third baronet (1733-1791) of Goodnestone Park; in 1791 she married Jane Austen's brother Edward, who in 1812 took the name of Knight.
 
Austen, [née Hancock], Elizabeth (1761-1813)
SNiGB ID: ElAuste1813
The niece of George Austen, father of Jane Austen; in 1781 she married Jean Capote, Comte de Feullide who was guillotined in 1794, and in 1797 she married her cousin Henry Thomas Austen (1771-1850).
 
Austen, Sir Francis William (1774-1865)
SNiGB ID: FrAuste1865
The elder brother of Jane Austen; educated at the Royal Naval Academy, Portsmouth, he was a naval officer appointed admiral of the fleet in 1863.
 
Austen, George (1731-1805)
SNiGB ID: GeAuste1805
The father of Jane Austen; educated at Tonbridge School and at St John's College, Oxford, he was rector of Steventon, Hampshire (1761) and Deane, Hampshire (1773-1805).
 
Austen, Henry (ca. 1726-1807)
SNiGB ID: HeAuste1807
The son of Thomas Austen (1699-1772); educated at Tonbridge School and at Queens' College, Cambridge, he was a college fellow, and rector of Shipborne (1750-54), Steventon (1754-61), and West Wickham (1761), all in Kent. He was a cousin of Jane Austen's father.
 
Austen, Henry Edgar (1811-1854)
SNiGB ID: HeAuste1854
The son of Sir Francis William Austen (d. 1865); educated at the Inner Temple, he was called to the bar in 1836. He was Jane Austen's nephew.
 
Austen, Henry Thomas (1771-1850)
SNiGB ID: HeAuste1850
The elder brother of Jane Austen; educated at St John's College, Oxford, he was a militia officer; after suffering bankruptcy in 1816 he became a clergyman and schoolmaster.
 
Austen, James (1765-1819)
SNiGB ID: JaAuste1819
The elder brother of Jane Austen; educated at St John's College, Oxford, he was curate of Stoke Charity, Hampshire (1788), vicar of Sherborne St John, Hampshire (1791), curate of Deane (1792), vicar of Cubbington, Warwickshire (1792), curate (1801) and then rector of Steventon (1805-19).
 
Austen, Jane (1775-1817)
SNiGB ID: JaAuste1817
Born at Steventon, Hampshire, she was the novelist who wrote Sense and Sensibility (1811) and Pride and Prejudice (1813).
 
Austen, John (d. 1742)
SNiGB ID: JoAuste1742
Of Derehams, Middlesex; he was a landowner and art collector who was a Whig MP for Middlesex (1701-02, 1709-10, 1722-27) who died unmarried; he was created a baronet in 1714.
 
Austen, [née Lloyd], Lady Martha (1765-1843)
SNiGB ID: MaAuste1843
The daughter of Noyes Lloyd (d. 1789); after the death of her parents she lived with Jane Austen's family, and in 1828 became the second wife of her brother, Admiral Sir Francis Austen.
 
Austen, [née Lloyd], Mary (1771-1843)
SNiGB ID: MaAuste1843a
The daughter of Noyes Lloyd (d. 1789); in 1797 she became the second wife of James Austen, the elder brother of Jane Austen. She was the mother of the memoirist, James Edward Austen Leigh.
 
Austen, [née Gibson], Mary (1785-1823)
SNiGB ID: MaAuste1823
The daughter of John Gibson of Ramsgate, Kent; in 1806 she became the first wife of the naval officer Francis William Austen (1774-1865).
 
Austen, Nathaniel (ca. 1745-1818)
SNiGB ID: NaAuste1818
Of Ramsgate, Kent, banker and vice-consul for several foreign powers.
 
Austen, [née Dashwood], Lady Rachel (bap. 1706-1788)
SNiGB ID: RaAuste1788
The daughter of Sir Francis Dashwood, first baronet MP (ca. 1658-1724); in 1738 she married Sir Robert Austen, fourth baronet MP (1697-1743) of Hall Place, Kent; they were childless.
 
Austen, Robert (d. 1797)
SNiGB ID: RoAuste1797
Of Shalford House, Surrey; he was a collector of coins and manuscripts who rebuilt the church at Shalford at his own expense; he was elected FSA in 1779.
 
Austen, Sir Robert, fourth baronet (1697-1743)
SNiGB ID: RoAuste1743
Of Hall Place, Kent, the son of the third baronet (1663-1706); educated at Oriel College, Oxford, he was sheriff of Kent (1724) and an opposition Whig MP for New Romney (1728-34, 1736-41) who died childless leaving an impoverished estate.
 
Austen, [née Rickett], Sara (ca. 1796-1888)
SNiGB ID: SaAuste1888
After marrying the solicitor Benjamin Austen (ca. 1789-1861) in 1816 she became an early friend of Benjamin Disraeli; she was a watercolorist and collector.
 
Austen, Thomas (ca. 1775-1859)
SNiGB ID: ThAuste1859
Of Kippington, Kent, the son of Francis Motley Austen (d. 1815), of Sevenoaks; educated at St John's College, Cambridge, he was a military officer, landowner, sheriff of Kent (1823-24), and MP for Kent (1845-47). He was a second cousin of the novelist Jane Austen.
 
Austen-Leigh, [née Smith], Emma (1801-1876)
SNiGB ID: EmAuste1876
The daughter of Charles Smith MP (1756-1814); in 1828 she married Jane Austen's nephew and biographer James Edward Austen-Leigh (1798-1874).
 
Austen-Leigh, James Edward (1798-1874)
SNiGB ID: JaAuste1874
The son of James Austen (1765-1819) and nephew of Jane Austen; educated at Winchester College and at Exeter College, Oxford, he was curate of Newtown, Berkshire, and vicar of Bray (1852-74).
 
Austin, Alfred (1835-1913)
SNiGB ID: AlAusti1913
Educated at Stonyhurst College and at London University, he was a poet, novelist, and journalist who succeeded Tenneyson as poet laureate in 1896.
 
Austin, Charles (1799-1874)
SNiGB ID: ChAusti1874
Educated at Bury St Edmunds and at Jesus College, Cambridge, he was a wit and influential Benthamite barrister and conversationalist. He was the brother-in-law of the translator Sarah Austin.
 
Austin, Gilbert (1753-1837)
SNiGB ID: GiAusti1837
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he wrote Chironomia, or a Treatise on Rhetorical Delivery (1806) and edited the juvenile poems of Thomas Dermody (1775-1802), one of his pupils.
 
Austin, Henry (ca. 1811-1861)
SNiGB ID: HeAusti1861
An English civil engineer; an authority on sanitation, he was secretary to the General Board of Health (1848-52) and the brother-in-law of Charles Dickens.
 
Austin, John (1790-1859)
SNiGB ID: JoAusti1859
Called to the bar from the Inner Temple, he wrote for the Westminster Review and was a legal philosopher and professor of law at University of London (1826).
 
Austin, Joseph (ca. 1735-1821)
SNiGB ID: JoAusti1821
He was an actor who performed at Drury Lane, 1757-59, and was afterwards a provincial theatre manager at Chester, Manchester, and Newcastle.
 
Austin, [née Dickens], Letitia Mary (1816-1893)
SNiGB ID: LeAusti1893
The sister of the novelist Charles Dickens; in 1837 she married the civil engineer Henry Austin (c.1811–1861); they were childless.
 
Austin, Samuel (bap. 1796-1834)
SNiGB ID: SaAusti1834
Born at Liverpool, he was a landscape painter who exhibited with the Society of Painters in Water Colours; he taught art and was twice secretary of the Liverpool Academy.
 
Austin, [née Taylor], Sarah (1793-1867)
SNiGB ID: SaAusti1867
The daughter of John Taylor of Norwich (1750-1826); she was a respected translator unhappily married to the legal philosopher John Austin (1790-1859) in 1819.
 
Austin, William (1754-1793)
SNiGB ID: WiAuste1793
Educated at Wadham College, Oxford, and at St Bartholomew's Hospital, he was professor of chemistry at Oxford (1785) and a prosperous London physician.
 
Austin, William (ca. 1721-1820)
SNiGB ID: WiAuste1820
He was a London drawing-master, etcher, caricaturist, and printseller in partnership with Gerard Vandergucht; he was a supporter of Charles James Fox, elected to the Whig Club in 1788.
 
Austin, William (1802-1857)
SNiGB ID: WiAusti1849
He was adopted as an infant by Princess Caroline, educated at Charles Burney's academy at Greenwich, and taken by Caroline on her Continental travels. Her enemies accused him of being her natural son. He later his later years in insane asylum in Milan and Chelsea.
 
Avery, Benjamin (bap. 1684-1764)
SNiGB ID: BeAvery1764
Probably the son of Timothy Avery (d.1721); he was a Presbyterian minister and anti-subscriber in the 1719 Salters' Hall debate, after which he left the ministry and practiced medicine; he was a writer, governor of Guy's Hospital, and trustee of Dr Williams's Trust (1728-64).
 
Avison, Charles (1710-1770)
SNiGB ID: ChAviso1770
Born in Newcastle, he studied with Francesco Geminiani and was organist of St Nicholas's Cathedral at Newcastle and a composer and writer on music.
 
Awdry, Ambrose (1729-1789)
SNiGB ID: AmAwdry1789
Of Seend House, Wiltshire; educated at Oriel College, Oxford, he was a landowner and magistrate who rebuilt the mansion at Seend.
 
Awdry, [née Delmé], Christiana (ca. 1746-1785)
SNiGB ID: ChAwdry1785
The daughter of Peter Delmé MP (1710-1770) of Quarley, Hampshire; in 1761 she married Ambrose Awdry (1729-1789) of Seend House, Wiltshire.
 
Awdry, John (1766-1844)
SNiGB ID: JoAwdry1844
Of Notton House, Chippenham in Wiltshire; educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for Wiltshire.
 
Awdry, [née Goddard], Priscilla (ca. 1735-1768)
SNiGB ID: PrAwdry1768
The daughter of Ambrose Goddard (1695-1755) of Swindon House, Wiltshire; in 1765 she married the Portugal merchant John Awdry (1732-1802).
 
Axford, [née Lightfoot], Hannah (1730-ca. 1758)
SNiGB ID: HaAxfor1758
The supposed first wife of George III according to a story repeated in contemporary newspapers and embellished in the nineteenth century.
 
Aylett, Sir William (ca. 1761-1834)
SNiGB ID: WiAylet1834
He was a military officer who served in the French revolutionary wars and in Ireland going on half-pay in 1804; he was a knight of the Order of St Theresa and brevet lieutenant-general.
 
Ayliffe, John (1676-1732)
SNiGB ID: JoAylif1732
Educated at Winchester College and at New College, Oxford, he was a scholar of Roman Law who wrote The Antient and Present State of the University of Oxford, 2 vols (1714).
 
Aylmer, [née Whitworth], Catherine, baroness Aylmer (d. 1805)
SNiGB ID: LyAylme4
The daughter of Sir Charles Whitworth MP (c.1721-78); in 1761 she married Philip Cade, who divorced her for having an affair with her second husband, Henry Aylmer, fourth baron Aylmer (c.1750-1785); she subsequently married Howell Price and a Mr. Bowles.
 
Aylmer, Sir Fitzgerald, sixth baronet (1736-1794)
SNiGB ID: FiAylme1794
Of Donedea Castle, County Kildare, the son of the fifth baronet (1703-1737); he was sheriff of County Kildare in 1761 and was an MP in the Irish parliament for Roscommon (1761-68), Old Leighlin (1768-76), Kidare (1776-83), and Harristown (1783-94).
 
Aylmer, George William (bap. 1777-1853)
SNiGB ID: GeAylme1853
Of Mowden Hall, Essex; educated at Eton, King's College, Cambridge, and Lincoln's Inn, he was a college fellow, barrister, and landowner who died at Brighton.
 
Aylmer, Sir Gerald, fifth baronet (1703-1737)
SNiGB ID: GeAylme1737
Of Donedea Castle, County Kildare, the son of the fourth baronet (1681-1711); he traveled in Italy and married a daughter of Admiral Sir John Norris (ca. 1670-1749).
 
Aylmer, [née Ellison], Henrietta (1785-1874)
SNiGB ID: HeAylme1874
The second daughter of Henry Ellison (1734-1795) of Hebburn Hall, County Durham; in 1814 she married George William Aylmer (1777-1853) of Mowden Hall, Essex; she died at Upper Grosvenor Street, her estate probated at £40,000.
 
Aylmer, Henry, second baron Aylmer (ca. 1694-1754)
SNiGB ID: LdAylme2
Of Westcliffe, Kent, the son of Matthew Aylmer, first baron Aylmer (ca. 1758-1720); he was an Irish peer, Whig MP for Rye (1722-27), equerry to George I (1714-27), and comptroller of the Mint (1727-54).
 
Aylmer, [née Norris], Lady Lucy (d. ca. 1737)
SNiGB ID: LuAylme1737
The daughter of Admiral Sir John Norris (ca. 1670-1749); in 1726 she married Sir Gerald Aylmer, fifth baronet (1703-1737) with £3,000; in 1737 she married Robert Fisher.
 
Aylmer, Matthew, first baron Aylmer (ca. 1650-1720)
SNiGB ID: LdAylme1
Born in Ireland, he was a naval officer patronized by Edward, first earl of Orford, and Whig MP for Dover (1697-1713, 1715-20); in 1718 he was appointed an Admiralty lord and master of Greenwich Hospital, in 1718 created Baron Aylmer in the Irish peerage.
 
Aylmer, Michael (ca. 1728-1808)
SNiGB ID: MiAylme1808
Of Lyons House, County Kildare; of a Roman Catholic family (his father was a Jacobite), he was an impoverished Irish landowner who sold his estates and died at Brussels.
 
Aylmer, William (1778-1820)
SNiGB ID: WiAylme1820
A leader of the United Irishmen in the 1798 Rebellion, he was exiled to Australia, did military service is Austria, and fought with Simon Bolivar.
 
Ayloffe, Sir Joseph, sixth baronet (ca. 1709-1781)
SNiGB ID: JoAylof1781
Educated at Westminster School, St John's College, Oxford, and at Lincoln's Inn, he was a barrister and antiquary who was elected FRS in 1731 and FSA in 1732, from 1764 employed at the state paper office in Whitehall.
 
Aylward, [née Keating], Catherine (d. 1756)
SNiGB ID: CaAylwa1756
The daughter of Maurice Keating MP (1664-1727) of Narraghmore, County Kildare; in 1719 she married Nicholas Aylward MP (1686-1756) of Donedea Castle, County Kildare.
 
Aylward, Nicholas (1686-1756)
SNiGB ID: NiAylwa1756
Of Shankill, County Kilkelly; educated at the Middle Temple and at the King's Inns, Dublin, he was sheriff of Shankill, County Kilkelly and MP for Thomastown (1727-56); he converted to Protestantism in 1711.
 
Aylward, Theodore (1731-1801)
SNiGB ID: ThAylwa1801
Born at Chichester, he was a singer, composer, professor of music at Gresham College (1771), and organist of St George's Chapel, Windsor (1788).
 
Ayrton, Edmund (1734-1808)
SNiGB ID: EdAyrto1808
Trained at York Cathedral, he was choir master at Southwell, Nottinghamshire (1755), vicar choral of St Paul's Cathedral (1767), and master of the choristers of the Chapel Royal (1780-1805). His portrait was painted by John Hoppner.
 
Ayrton, [née Arnold], Marianne (d. 1836)
SNiGB ID: MaAyrto1836
The eldest daughter of the composer Samuel Arnold; in 1803 she married the impresario William Ayrton. She was the sister of the theater manager Samuel James Arnold.
 
Ayrton, William (1777-1858)
SNiGB ID: WiAyrto1858
The son of the composer Edmund Ayrton (1734-1808); he was founding member of the Philharmonic Society and manager of the Italian opera at the King's Theatre. He wrote for the Morning Chronicle and the Examiner.
 
Ayrton, William Scrope (1804-1885)
SNiGB ID: WiAyrto1885
The son of the musical impresario William Ayrton (1777-1858); a bankruptcy commissioner, he married Margaret Alsager (1826-1898), daughter of Thomas Massa Alsager, and with Basil Montague edited The Harmonicon (1823-33).
 
Ayscough, [née Lyttelton], Anne (1714-1776)
SNiGB ID: AnAysco1776
The sister of George Lyttelton, first baron Lyttleton; in 1745 she married the clergyman and politician Francis Ayscough (1701–1763).
 
Ayscough, Francis (1701-1763)
SNiGB ID: FrAysco1763
Educated at Christi College, Oxford, he was the tutor of the first Lord Lyttleton whose sister he married; he was an associate of Frederick, prince of Wales and tutor to his sons; he was appointed dean of Bristol in 1761.
 
Ayscough, George Edward (d. 1779)
SNiGB ID: GeAysco1779
The only son of Francis Ayscough, dean of Bristol (1701–1763); an officer in the 1st Foot Guards, he published an adaptation of Voltaire's Sémiramis (1776), a book of his travels (1778), and an edition of the works of his uncle, George Lyttelton, baron Lyttelton (1776).
 
Ayscough, George Merrick (d. 1799)
SNiGB ID: GeAysco1799
Educated at the Inner Temple, he was a London barrister and landowner who appears to have died unmarried.
 
Ayscough, Samuel (bap. 1745-1804)
SNiGB ID: SaAysco1804
After working for the bookseller John Rivington he became a cataloguer at the British Museum, He compiled the collective indexes for the Monthly Review (1786) and Gentleman's Magazine (1789), was FSA, and a clergyman late in life.
 
Ayton, Richard (bap. 1786-1823)
SNiGB ID: RiAyton1823
Educated at Macclesfield grammar school, he abandoned a career in the law to devoted himself to sailing while writing for the theater; a collection of his essays was published following his early death.
 
Ayton, William (d. 1800)
SNiGB ID: WiAyton1800
The son of a Lombard Street banker of the same name; he was the father of the playwright Richard Ayton (1786-1823) and probably the William Ayton “of the Old Jewry” who was elected FSA in 1793. He died at Macclesfield.
 
Ayton-Lee, Richard (bap. 1724-1802)
SNiGB ID: RiAyton1802
Of Ingoldesthorpe, Norfolk; he was a Lombard Street banker and churchwarden at St Mary Woolnoth; he took the additional name of Lee before the 1770s.
 
Aytoun, James (ca. 1797-1881)
SNiGB ID: JaAytou1881
A younger son of Major General Roger Aytoun (1749-1810); he was a Scottish advocate (1818) who in 1834 ran unsuccessfully as the radical candidate competing for Francis Jeffrey's seat in Parliament.
 
Aytoun, [née Wilson], Jane Emily (1817-1859)
SNiGB ID: JaAytou1859
The youngest daughter of the writer John Wilson (1785-1854); in 1849 she became the first wife of the critic William Edmonstoune Aytoun (1813-1865).
 
Aytoun, John (1785-1831)
SNiGB ID: JoAytou1831
Of Inchdairnie, Fife, the son and heir of Major General Roger Aytoun (1749-1810); one of Napoleon's detainees in France, he was president of the Speculative Society of Edinburgh (1818-19). He died in France.
 
Aytoun, Marriott Chadwick Walker (1787-1854)
SNiGB ID: MaAytou1854
Of Purin, the second son of Major General Roger Aytoun (d. 1810); he was a captain in the Royal Artillery.
 
Aytoun, William Edmonstoune (1813-1865)
SNiGB ID: WiAytou1865
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was writer to the signet, poet, contributor to Blackwood's, and professor of rhetoric and belles-lettres at Edinburgh (1845).
 
Babbage, Benjamin (bap. 1753-1827)
SNiGB ID: BeBabba1827
Of a Totnes, Devonshire, family, he was an Exeter and London banker in partnership with William Mackworth Praed (1739-1811); the mathematician Charles Babbage was his son.
 
Babbage, Charles (1791-1871)
SNiGB ID: ChBabba1871
Cambridge-educated mathematician and pioneer of the calculating machine, in which capacity in 1843 he published a paper in collaboration with Lord Byron's daughter, Ada Augusta, countess of Lovelace.
 
Babbage, [née Whitmore], Georgiana (1792-1827)
SNiGB ID: GeBabba1827
The daughter of the landowner William Whitmore (d. 1816); she married Charles Babbage in 1814 and had a large family before her early death. Maria Edgeworth described her as “pretty and pleasing woman.”
 
Babbington, William Henry (1803-1867)
SNiGB ID: WiBabin1867
The fifth son of the philanthropist Thomas Babington (1758-1837) of Rothley Temple; educated at Shrewsbury School, he was an East India Company civil servant who was a judge in Madras.
 
Babell, William (ca. 1690-1723)
SNiGB ID: WiBabel1723
A pupil of John Christopher Pepusch, he was a notable harpsichord player and organist at All Hallows, Bread Street.
 
Baber, Henry Hervey (bap. 1775-1869)
SNiGB ID: HeBaber1869
Educated at St Paul's School and at All Souls, Oxford, in 1807 he succeeded Henry Ellis as keeper of printed books at the British Museum and held the post until 1837.
 
Baber, Thomas Hervey (1777-1843)
SNiGB ID: ThBaber1843
The younger brother of the philologist Henry Hervey Baber (1775-1869); educated at St Paul's School, he was a legal official with the East India Company at Malabar, Madras, and Bombay; he left a personal estate probated in 1868 at £20,000.
 
Babington, [née Fayle], Anna Maria (1795-1825)
SNiGB ID: AnBabin1825
The daughter of the London merchant Benjamin Fayle (1751-1831) by his second wife; in 1816 she married the physician Benjamin Guy Babington FRS (1794-1866); she died at Aldermanbury.
 
Babington, [née Noel], Hon. Augusta Julia (ca. 1796-1833)
SNiGB ID: AuBabin1833
The fourth daughter of Sir Gerard Noel, second baronet (1759-1838); in 1814 she became the first wife of the landowner Thomas Gisborne Babington (1788-1871) of Rothley Temple, Leicestershire.
 
Babington, Benjamin Guy (1794-1866)
SNiGB ID: BeBabin1866
The only son of the mineralogist William Babington MD (1756-1833); educated at Charterhouse and at the East India College, Haileybury, and, after returning from India, at Pembroke College, Cambridge, he was a translator, physician to Guy's Hospital, and FRS (1828).
 
Babington, David (1758-1836)
SNiGB ID: DaBabin1836
The son of the Rev. Humphrey Babington (1715-1770); he was educated at the King's Inns, Dublin, and was an attorney, MP for Ballyshannon (1797-1800), and keeper of the writs of the Irish court of common pleas.
 
Babington, [née Elliott], Eleanor (1795-1884)
SNiGB ID: ElBabin1884
The daughter of the Bond Street cabinet maker Charles Elliott (1751-1832); in 1855 she became the second wife of the Rev. John Babington (1791-1885).
 
Babington, [née Sykes], Frances (1796-1878)
SNiGB ID: FrBabin1878
The daughter of the Hull merchant Nicholas Sykes (c.1764-1827); in 1827 she married the banker Matthew Babington (1792-1836).
 
Babington, [née Couper], Jane (1791-1878)
SNiGB ID: JaBabin1878
The daughter of the poet Robert Couper MD (1750-1818); in 1832 she became the third wife of John Babington (1785-1852), Writer for the East India Company. She was the sister of the courtier Sir George Couper, first baronet.
 
Babington, [née Macaulay], Jean (ca. 1764-1845)
SNiGB ID: JeBabin1845
The daughter of John Macaulay (1720-89) and aunt of Thomas Babington Macaulay; in 1787 she married Thomas Babington MP (1758-1837) of Rothley Temple, Leicestershire.
 
Babington, John (1791-1885)
SNiGB ID: JoBabin1885
The second son of the philanthropist Thomas Babington (1758-1837) of Rothley Temple, Leicestershire; educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge, he was a clergyman and canon of Peterborough (1847-85).
 
Babington, John (1785-1852)
SNiGB ID: JoBabin1852
The eldest son of the Rev. William Babington (1746-1818), minister of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Dumfries; he was a Writer for the East India Company (1804) and collector at Canara (1824) who retired in 1833.
 
Babington, Matthew (1792-1836)
SNiGB ID: MaBabin1836
The third son of Thomas Babington MP (1758-1837) of Rothley Temple; he was a Leicestershire banker and magistrate.
 
Babington, Stephen (1790-1822)
SNiGB ID: StBabin1822
The second son of William Babington FRS (1753-1833); educated at Merchant Taylors' School and at Charterhouse School, he was a civil servant with the East India Company who was killed attempting to extinguish a fire.
 
Babington, Thomas (1758-1837)
SNiGB ID: ThBabin1837
Of Rothley Temple; educated at Rugby and at St John's College, Cambridge, he was an evangelical Christian, philanthropist, independent MP for Leicester (1800-18), sheriff of Leicestershire (1780-81), and the uncle of Thomas Babington Macaulay.
 
Babington, Thomas Gisborne (1788-1871)
SNiGB ID: ThBabin1871
Of Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, the eldest son of the philanthropist Thomas Babington (1758-1837) and cousin of Thomas Babington Macaulay; educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a landowner and magistrate.
 
Babington, William (bap. 1722-1783)
SNiGB ID: WiBabin1783
The son of the Rev. William Babington (1686-1758).
 
Babington, William (1756-1833)
SNiGB ID: WiBabin1833
Born in Ireland and educated at Guy's Hospital, he was physician to Guy's Hospital (1795-1811), a mineralogist, and a founder of the Geological Society.
 
Babington, Zachary (ca. 1690-1745)
SNiGB ID: ZaBabin1745
Of Curborough Hall, Staffordshire; educated at University College, Oxford, and at the Inner Temple, he was a landowner and sheriff of Staffordshire (1713, 1724).
 
Bach, Johann Christian (1735-1782)
SNiGB ID: JoBach1782
The youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750); after working in Italy in 1762 he migrated to London where he was a composer, music teacher, and impresario in partnership with Carl Friedrich Abel.
 
Back, Sir George (1796-1878)
SNiGB ID: GeBack1878
Born at Stockport, Cheshire, he was a naval officer and arctic explorer who survived particularly harrowing adventures on land and sea; he was knighted in 1839 and elected FRS in 1847.
 
Backhouse, James (1796-1878)
SNiGB ID: JaBackh1869
The son of the banker James Backhouse (1757-1804); he was a botanist, nurseryman, and Quaker missionary in Australia. He wrote Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies (1843).
 
Backhouse, John (1784-1845)
SNiGB ID: JoBackh1845
He was private secretary to George Canning and afterwards permanent under-secretary to the Foreign Office.
 
Backhouse, William (ca. 1730-1788)
SNiGB ID: WiBackh1788
Educated at Wigton grammar school and at Christ's College, Cambridge, he was a college fellow and chaplain to Frederick Cornwallis, archbishop of Canterbury, who in 1769 appointed him archdeacon of Canterbury; he was also master of Eastbridge Hospital, Kent (1777).
 
Backus, Isaac (1724-1806)
SNiGB ID: IsBacku1806
Born at Norwich, Connecticut, he was minister of the First Baptist Church of Middleborough, and a delegate to the constitutional convention in 1788.
 
Backwell, Barnaby (bap. 1711-1754)
SNiGB ID: BaBackw1754
The son of Tyringham Backwell (d.1751) of Tyringham, Buckinghamshire; he was a partner in Child's Bank and briefly a Tory MP for Bishop's Castle (1754). He was the grandson of the banker Sir Francis Child (ca. 1641-1713).
 
Backwell, [née Child], Elizabeth (bap. 1679-1715)
SNiGB ID: ElBackw1715
The daughter of Sir Francis Child (ca. 1641-1713), lord mayor of London; she married Tyringham Backwell (bap. 1679-1754) of Tyringham, Buckinghamshire.
 
Backwell, Richard (ca. 1695-1765)
SNiGB ID: RiBackw1765
Of Billing, Northamptonshire, the son of Richard Backwell (d.1731) of Gray's Inn; he was a landowner and MP for Northampton (1755-61); he died at Northampton.
 
Backwell, [née Gibbon], Sarah (d. 1764)
SNiGB ID: SaBackw1764
The daughter of Rolvenden, Kent; in 1747 she became the second wife of the banker Barnaby Backwell MP (d.1754), of Tyringham, Buckinghamshire.
 
Backwell, Tyringham (bap. 1679-1754)
SNiGB ID: TyBackw1754
Of Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, the son-in-law of Sir Francis Child, lord mayor of London; he was a landowner and presumably a London merchant.
 
Bacon, Anthony (1717-1786)
SNiGB ID: AnBacon1786
Born in Cumberland and raised in Maryland, he was a sea captain, tobacco merchant, shipowner, slaver, government contractor, ironmaster at Cyfarthfa in Wales, and Tory MP for Aylesbury (1764-84).
 
Bacon, Anthony (1796-1864)
SNiGB ID: AnBacon1864
An English cavalry officer who fought in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, married Charlotte Harley, daughter of Lady Oxford, in 1823, and speculated on establishing a colony in Australia.
 
Bacon, Anthony Bushby (1772-1827)
SNiGB ID: AnBacon1827
The eldest of the five illegitimate children of the Welsh ironmaster Anthony Bacon MP (1716-1786) by his mistress Mary Bushby; he inherited a large share in the Cyfarthfa ironworks and was a landowner and joint master of the Craven Hunt (1813-14).
 
Bacon, [née Harley], Lady Charlotte Mary (1801-1880)
SNiGB ID: ChBacon1880
The only daughter of Edward Harley, fifth Earl of Oxford; her portrait was painted by Richard Westall at the request of Byron, who addresses her as “Ianthe” in Childe Harold. In 1823 she married Anthony Bacon (1796-1864) and followed him to Australia.
 
Bacon, Sir Edmund, sixth baronet (ca. 1680-1755)
SNiGB ID: EdBacon1755
Of Garboldisham, Norfolk, the son of the fifth baronet (d.1704); educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, he was a Tory MP for Thetford (1710-13) and Norfolk (1713-15, 1728-41).
 
Bacon, Sir Edmund, fifth baronet (1693-1738)
SNiGB ID: EdBacon1738
Of Gillingham Hall, Norfolk, the son of the fourth baronet MP (1672-1721); educated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and at the Middle Temple he was a college fellow, landowner, and Whig MP for Thetford (1722-38) allied with Sir Robert Walpole.
 
Bacon, Edward (ca. 1712-1786)
SNiGB ID: EdBacon1786
Of Earlham, Norfolk, the son of Waller Bacon MP (ca. 1669-1734); educated at Gray's Inn, he was recorder of Norwich (1752-83), member of the Board of Trade (1759-65), and Whig MP for King's Lynn (1742-47), Callington (1748-54), Newport (1754-55), and Norwich (1756-84).
 
Bacon, [née Ramsbottom], Elizabeth (ca. 1774-1821)
SNiGB ID: ElBacon1821
The only daughter and heir of the brewer, banker, and MP of Richard Ramsbottom MP (c.1749-1813) of Windsor, Berkshire; in 1793 she married the landowner Anthony Bushby Bacon (1772-1827).
 
Bacon, Francis (ca. 1801-1840)
SNiGB ID: FrBacon1840
Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and at Gray's Inn, he was a barrister and gallery reporter for the Times, where he was assistant editor at the time of his death. He married Fanny Horatia (1818-1874), daughter of Horace Twiss (1787-1849).
 
Bacon, Francis D'Arcy (1778-1842)
SNiGB ID: FrBacon1842
The second son of John Bacon (1738-1816) of Friern House, Middlesex; educated at Harrow, he served in the 5th Regiment of Foot before embarking on a career as a Philhellene in 1824. His unpublished journal is at the Bodleian Library.
 
Bacon, Henry (ca. 1751-1809)
SNiGB ID: HeBacon1809
Of Southampton Street, Covent Garden; he was a London attorney who did work for R. B. Sheridan at Covent Garden and was elected to the Whig Club in 1792.
 
Bacon, Sir James (1798-1895)
SNiGB ID: JaBacon1895
Educated at Gray's Inn, he was a barrister on the home circuit and queen's counsellor, appointed commissioner in bankruptcy in 1868.
 
Bacon, John (1740-1799)
SNiGB ID: JoBacon1799
Born in London and educated at the Royal Academy Schools, he was a sculptor who specialized in funerary monuments; he made the statues of Samuel Johnson in Westminster Abbey and John Howard in St Paul's Cathedral.
 
Bacon, John (1738-1816)
SNiGB ID: JoBacon1816
Of Friern House, Middlesex; he was an administrator in the office of Queen Anne's Bounty, FSA, and editor of John Ecton's Thesaurus rerum ecclesiasticarum (1786).
 
Bacon, John (1777-1859)
SNiGB ID: JoBacon1859
The second son and successor of the sculptor John Bacon (1740-1799); educated at the Royal Academy Schools, he was a neoclassical sculptor whose subjects included the Marquess Cornwallis, Marquess Wellesley, George III, and Richard Payne Knight.
 
Bacon, Mary (bap. 1716-1791)
SNiGB ID: MaBacon1791
Of Park Street, London, the second daughter of Sir Edmund Bacon, sixth baronet (ca. 1680-1755) of Garboldisham, Norfolk; she was a friend of Elizabeth Montagu and the poet Edward Jerningham who died unmarried.
 
Bacon, [née Kemp], Lady Mary (bap. 1694-1727)
SNiGB ID: MaBacon1727
The daughter of Sir Robert Kemp, third baronet (1667-1734); in 1712 she married Sir Edmund Bacon, sixth baronet (ca. 1680-1755) of Garboldisham, Norfolk.
 
Bacon, Mathew (ca. 1700-ca. 1757)
SNiGB ID: MaBacon1757
Of an Irish family, he was educated at the Inner Temple and the Middle Temple and wrote the popular New Abridgment of the Law which began appearing in 1736.
 
Bacon, Montagu (bap. 1688-1749)
SNiGB ID: MoBacon1749
Educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge, and the Middle Temple, he was a clergyman and literary scholar whose Critical, Historical and Explanatory Notes upon Hudibras (1752) was posthumously published.
 
Bacon, Richard (1745-1812)
SNiGB ID: RiBacon1812
He was a Norwich printer and proprietor of the Norwich Mercury, a Whig newspaper. His son and successor was Richard Mackenzie Bacon (1776-1844).
 
Bacon, Richard Mackenzie (1776-1844)
SNiGB ID: RiBacon1844
Educated at Norwich grammar school, he succeeded his father as the printer and proprietor of the Norwich Mercury and was the founder and proprietor of the Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review.
 
Bacon, [née Rebow], Lady Susan (1687-1769)
SNiGB ID: SuBacon1769
The daughter of Sir Isaac Rebow MP (1655-1726) of Colchester; in 1724 she married Sir Edmund Bacon, fifth baronet (1693-1739) of Gillingham Hall, Norfolk.
 
Bacon, Waller (ca. 1669-1734)
SNiGB ID: WaBacon1734
Of Earlham, Norfolk, the son of Francis Bacon of Gray's Inn; educated at Christ Church, Oxford, and at Gray's Inn, he was a Whig MP for Norwich (1705-10, 1715-34) who was a follower of Robert Walpole who held government offices.
 
Badams, John (ca. 1786-1833)
SNiGB ID: JoBadam1833
Educated at Edinburgh University, he was a Birmingham chemist and friend of Thomas Carlyle. In 1829 he married Louisa, daughter of Thomas Holcroft.
 
Badams, [née Holcroft], Louisa (1801-ca. 1855)
SNiGB ID: LoBadam1855
The daughter of Thomas Holcroft and his fourth wife, Louisa Mercier; in 1828 she married John Badams (d. 1833) a Birmingham chemist, and afterwards a Baron de Merger. Her birth date is also given as 24 June 1801.
 
Badcock, Richard Neale (bap. 1721-1783)
SNiGB ID: RiBadco1783
Of Hatton Garden; educated at St Paul's School, he was a London merchant and director of the South Sea Company.
 
Badcock, Samuel (1747-1788)
SNiGB ID: SaBadco1788
He was a dissenting minister at Barnstaple (1769-78) before conforming in 1786; he wrote poems and contributed to the Monthly Review and Westminster Magazine.
 
Baddeley, Robert (1733-1794)
SNiGB ID: RoBadde1794
An English actor who performed at Drury Lane from 1760; he created the role of Moses in Sheridan's The School for Scandal, and was a founding member of the Theatrical Fund.
 
Baddeley, [née Snow], Sophia (ca. 1745-1786)
SNiGB ID: SoBadde1786
In 1764 she married the actor Robert Baddeley (1733-1794), afterwards pursuing a career as an actress and popular singer at Ranelagh and Vauxhall; in her second career as a courtesan, Peniston Lamb, first viscount Melbourne was among her lovers.
 
Baddeley, William Clinton (ca. 1784-1842)
SNiGB ID: WiBadde1842
A military officer in the Bengal Army, he served in the expedition to Java in 1811 and was promoted to major general in 1838; he died in India. It has been suggested that he was a son of Sir Henry Clinton (1730-1795).
 
Badeley, Edward Lowth (ca. 1803-1868)
SNiGB ID: EdBadel1868
Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, and the Inner Temple, he was an ecclesiastical lawyer and friend of James Hope-Scott who converted to Catholicism in 1852. In 1868 Cardinal Newman dedicated a book of poems to him.
 
Badham, Brettridge (ca. 1678-1744)
SNiGB ID: BrBadha1744
Of Rockfield, County Cork, the son of Alderman Thomas Badham of Cork; he was MP for Charleville (1713-14) and Rathcormack (1743-44).
 
Badham, [née Foote], Caroline (ca. 1800-1878)
SNiGB ID: CaBadha1878
The daughter of Sir Edward James Foote (1767-1833); in 1833 she became the second wife of the physician Charles Badham (1780-1845).
 
Badham, Charles (1780-1845)
SNiGB ID: ChBadha1845
Educated at Edinburgh and Oxford, he traveled in the Middle East, was physician to the Duke of Sussex, FRS (1818), and was professor of physic at Glasgow (1827). His translation of Juvenal (1814) was attacked by William Gifford.
 
Badham, [née Campbell], Margaret (fl. ca. 1824)
SNiGB ID: MaBadha1824
The first cousin of the poet Thomas Campbell; she was the first wife of the physician and classicist Charles Badham. She was called “Mary, Queen of Scots” on account of her beauty.
 
Badham, [née King], Sophia (d. 1727)
SNiGB ID: SoBadha1727
Born in France, the daughter of the Jacobite John King, third baron Kingston, she was the second wife of Brettridge Badham MP (1678-1744).
 
Badini, Charles Francis (ca. 1710-ca. 1801)
SNiGB ID: ChBadin1800
Born in Italy, he was in London by 1769 working as a librettist; he edited for a time the Morning Post; and wrote The Flames of Newgate; or, the New Ministry (1782), and Ode, on the birth-day of His Majesty, George IIId (1791).
 
Bage, Charles Woolley (1751-1822)
SNiGB ID: ChBage1822
Of Shrewsbury, the eldest son of the novelist Robert Bage (1728 c.-1801); he was a factory engineer, burgess, and mayor of Shrewsbury (1807).
 
Bage, Robert (ca. 1728-1801)
SNiGB ID: RoBage1801
He was an English novelist and paper manufacturer; he was a member of the Derby Philosophical Society and business partner of Erasmus Darwin; six novels were influential in their time.
 
Bagehot, Walter (1826-1877)
SNiGB ID: WaBageh1877
The son of a banker, he was educated at University College, London, and was a journalist, economist, and man of letters; he wrote The English Constitution (1867).
 
Bagenal, Beauchamp (ca. 1735-1802)
SNiGB ID: BeBagen1802
Of Dunleckney, County Carlow; educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he was a landowner and MP for Enniscorthy (1761-68) and County Carlow (1768-76, 1778-83) in the Irish parliament; he acquired a reputation as a sportsman, duellist, and womanizer.
 
Bagenal, Walter (ca. 1762-1814)
SNiGB ID: WaBagen1814
The son and heir of Beauchamp Bagenal (d.1802) of Dunleckney Manor, County Carlow; educated at Lincoln's Inn, he was an opposition Whig MP for County Carlow (1802-12).
 
Bagford, John (ca. 1650-1716)
SNiGB ID: JoBagfo1716
Born in London, he was a bookseller, antiquary, and ballad collector in Holborn from 1686; his clients included the major collectors and antiquaries of his time.
 
Bagnall, John (ca. 1724-1803)
SNiGB ID: JoBagna1803
Of Erleigh Court, Berkshire; educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he was a fellow of the Royal Society who married the natural daughter of Sir George Downing, third baronet (1685-1749), benefactor of Downing College, Cambridge.
 
Bagot, Lady Barbara (ca. 1709-1765)
SNiGB ID: BaBagot1765
The daughter of William Legge, first earl of Dartmouth (1672-1750); in 1724 she married Sir Walter Wagstaffe Bagot, fifth baronet (1702-1768).
 
Bagot, Charles (ca. 1681-1738)
SNiGB ID: ChBagot1738
The second son of Sir Walter Bagot, third baronet (1644-1704); he traveled to Italy in 1704.
 
Bagot, Sir Charles (1781-1843)
SNiGB ID: ChBagot1843
The son of the first baron Bagot; educated at Rugby School and Christ Church, Oxford, he was a Tory MP for Castle Rising (1807-08) allied with Canning before pursing a diplomatic career, and was governor of British North America (1841-43).
 
Bagot, Sir Edward, fourth baronet (1674-1712)
SNiGB ID: EdBagot1712
Of Blithfield, Staffordshire, the son of Sir Walter Bagot, third baronet (1644-1704); educated at Christ Church, Oxford, and at the Middle Temple, he was a Tory MP for Staffordshire (1698-1708).
 
Bagot, Egerton Arden (1777-1861)
SNiGB ID: EgBagot1861
Of Pype Hayes, Warwickshire, the son of the Rev. Walter Bagot (1731-1806); he was educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford.
 
Bagot, [née Wagstaffe], Lady Elizabeth (bap. 1677-1714)
SNiGB ID: ElBagot1714
The daughter and heir of Sir Thomas Wagstaffe MP (1633-1709) of Tachbrook Mallory, Warwickshire; in 1697 she married Sir Edward Bagot, fourth baronet MP (1674-1712); in 1713 she became the first wife of Adolphus Oughton MP (ca. 1684-1736) of Tachbrook, Warwickshire.
 
Bagot, [née St John], Hon Elizabeth Louisa, baroness Bagot (ca. 1744-1820)
SNiGB ID: LyBagot1
The daughter of John St John, second viscount St John (1702-1748); in 1760 she marriedWilliam Bagot, first baron Bagot (1728-98). She was the niece of Viscount Bolingbroke.
 
Bagot, [née Fitzroy], Hon. Emily, baroness Bagot (1770-1800)
SNiGB ID: LyBagot2a
The second daughter of the first baron Southampton (1737-1797); in 1799 she became the first wife of the second baron Bagot (1773-1856). She died of consumption.
 
Bagot, [née Villiers], Lady Harriet (1788-1870)
SNiGB ID: HaBagot1870
The second daughter of the fourth earl of Jersey; in 1806 she married the Hon. Richard Bagot (1782-1854), afterwards bishop of Bath and Wells.
 
Bagot, Sir Josceline Fitzroy, first baronet (1854-1913)
SNiGB ID: JoBagot1913
Of Levens Hall, Westmorland; he was a military officer, Conservative MP, and writer.
 
Bagot, Lewis, bishop of St Asaph (1740-1802)
SNiGB ID: LeBagot1802
Educated at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford, he was dean of Christ Church (1777) and successively bishop of Bristol (1782), Norwich (1783), and St Asaph (1790).
 
Bagot, [née Legge], Lady Louisa, baroness Bagot (1787-1816)
SNiGB ID: LyBagot2
The daughter of George Legge, third earl of Dartmouth; in 1807 she became the second wife of William Bagot, second baron Bagot. She died of typhus fever.
 
Bagot, [née Hay], Mary (1754-1799)
SNiGB ID: MaBagot1799
The eldest daughter of the diplomat Hon. Edward Hay (1722-1799); in 1771 she married teh Rev. Lewis Bagot (1740-1802), afterwards bishop of St Asaph.
 
Bagot, [née Wellesley-Pole], Lady Mary Charlotte Anne (ca. 1786-1845)
SNiGB ID: MaBagot1845
The daughter of the third earl of Mornington; in 1806 she married the Hon. Sir Charles Bagot (1781-1843).
 
Bagot, Richard, bishop of Bath and Wells (1782-1854)
SNiGB ID: RiBagot1854
The son of William, first Baron Bagot; educated at Rugby School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was dean of Canterbury (1827-45), bishop of Oxford (1829-45), and bishop of Bath and Wells (1845-54).
 
Bagot, [née Percy], Sophia Louisa (1821-1908)
SNiGB ID: SoBagot1908
The daughter of Hon. Josceline Percy (1784-1856); in 1846 she married Col. Charles Bagot. She was the mother of Sir Josceline Fitzroy Bagot, first baronet MP (1854-1913).
 
Bagot, Thomas (1746-1773)
SNiGB ID: ThBagot1773
A younger son of Sir Walter Wagstaffe Bagot, fifth baronet (1702-1768); educated at Westminster School, Christ Church, Oxford, and at Lincoln's Inn, he died unmarried at Naples, attempting to recover his health.
 
Bagot, Walter (1731-1806)
SNiGB ID: WaBagot1806
Of Pype Hayes, Warwickshire, the son of Sir Walter Bagot, fifth baronet; he was educated at Westminster School, where he was a friend of the poet William Cowper, and Christ Church, Oxford.
 
Bagot, Sir Walter Wagstaffe, fifth baronet (1702-1768)
SNiGB ID: WaBagot1768
The son of the fourth baronet (1674-1712); educated at Colney Hatch school and at Magdalen College, Oxford, he was a Jacobite sympathizer and Tory MP for Newcastle under Lyme (1724-27) Staffordshire (1727-54), and Oxford University (1762-68).
 
Bagot, William, second baron Bagot (1773-1856)
SNiGB ID: LdBagot2
The son of William, first baron Bagot (1728-98); educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was an antiquary and Tory peer who wrote Memorials of the Bagot Family (1824).
 
Bagot, William, first baron Bagot (1728-1798)
SNiGB ID: LdBagot1
Educated at Westminster School and at Magdalen College, Oxford, he was a friend of Lord North and a Tory MP for Staffordshire (1754-80) who was created Baron Bagot in 1780.
 
Bagshaw, John (bap. 1681-1737)
SNiGB ID: JoBagsh1737
The fourth son of Adam Bagshaw of Wormhill Hall, Derbyshire; he was British consul at Genoa (1724-37).
 
Bagshawe, Samuel (1689-1762)
SNiGB ID: SaBagsh1762
Of Ford Hall, Derbyshire; he was a landowner and military officer who served in Gibraltar, Ireland, and India in the Seven Years' War; he was an MP for Tallow (1761-62) in the Irish parliament and left a large collection of papers documenting his life.
 
Bagster, Rosa Matilda Mary (1810-1853)
SNiGB ID: RoBagst1853
An heiress abducted in 1832 from the zoological gardens by Raymond Newton, news-agent, who married her at Gretna Green; after a lurid trial the marriage was voided on grounds of lunacy.
 
Bagster, Samuel, the elder (1772-1851)
SNiGB ID: SaBagst1851
Educated in dissenting academies, he was a London bookseller at 81 Strand; he edited and published The English Version of the Polyglot Bible (1816), and additional specialized bibles and theological works after moving to 16 Paternoster Row.
 
Bagwell, John (ca. 1780-1806)
SNiGB ID: JoBagwe1806
The youngest son of John Bagwell MP (1752-1816) of Marlfield; he was a military officer in the 6th Dragoons and Tory MP for Cashel (1801-02) who died young in a riding accident near Exeter, “beloved and esteemed by the whole regiment.”
 
Bagwell, John (ca. 1752-1816)
SNiGB ID: JoBagwe1816
Of Marlfield House, County Tipperary; educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he was a wealthy landowner, governor of County Tipperary (1792-1816) and Tory MP for County Tipperary (1792-1800, 1801-06) in the Irish and British parliaments.
 
Bagwell, John (d. 1784)
SNiGB ID: JoBagwe1784
One of the Clonmel Bagwells; he was sheriff of County Tipperary and MP for Tulsk in County Roscommon (1761-68).
 
Bagwell, [née Hare], Mary (d. 1812)
SNiGB ID: MaBagwe1812
The daughter of Richard Hare and sister of the William Hare, first earl of Listowel; in 1774 she married the John Bagwell (c 1745-1816) of Marlfield, Irish politician.
 
Bagwell, Richard (1778-1826)
SNiGB ID: RiBagwe1826
Of Marlfield, County Tipperary, the second son of John Bagwell MP (ca 1745-1816) of Marlfield; educated at Trinit College, Dublin, he was a Tory MP in the Irish parliament and in the British parliament for Cashel (1801), and dean of Clogher (1806).
 
Bagwell, William (ca. 1776-1826)
SNiGB ID: WiBagwe1826
The eldest son of John Bagwell MP (ca. 1745-1816) of Marlfield; educated at Westminster School, he was a Tory MP for Rathcormoack (1798-1800) in the Irish parliament and in the British parliament for Clonmel (1801-19) and County Tipperary (1819-26).
 
Bagwell, William (ca. 1728-1756)
SNiGB ID: WiBagwe1756
Of Clonmel, County Tipperary; he was a Presbyterian merchant and banker who was briefly MP for Clonmel (1756); he was the father of the wealthy landowner John Bagwell (1752–1816).
 
Baijer, Edward Otto (1709-1779)
SNiGB ID: EdBaije1779
Of Antigua, the son of John Otto Baijer (ca. 1658-1725); he was a planter and president of the council in Antigua, but apparently spent some time in Hertfordshire where he joined the Royston Club in 1754.
 
Baikie, Robert (1780-1817)
SNiGB ID: RoBaiki1817
Of Tankerville in the Orkneys, the son of James Baikie, provost of Kirkwall; he was MP for Orkney and Shetland (1780-81).
 
Bailey, Benjamin (1791-1853)
SNiGB ID: BeBaile1853
The son of John Bailey; he was a student at Magdalen College, Oxford when he made the acquaintance of John Keats; he married a sister of George Robert Gleig in 1819, and was chaplain at Ceylon (1832-1852).
 
Bailey, James (1706-1776)
SNiGB ID: JaBaile1776
He was a London stationer and bookbinder at Fleet Street, Paternoster Row, who was master of the Stationers' Company in 1768.
 
Bailey, James (bap. 1791-1864)
SNiGB ID: JaBaile1864
Born at Otley, Yorkshire, and educated at Richmond grammar school and at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a classical scholar who was patronized by Walter Scott and was headmaster of the Perse Grammar School, Cambridge (1825-33); he died in poverty.
 
Bailey, Sir Joseph, first baronet (1783-1858)
SNiGB ID: JoBaile1858
Of Glanusk Park, the elder son of John Bailey (1747-1813) of Wakefield, Yorkshire and nephew of Richard Crawshay (1739-1810); he inherited a quarter share of the Cyfarthfa iron-works and was MP for Worcester (1835-47) and Breconshire (1847-58), created a baronet in 1852.
 
Bailey, Nathan (bap. 1691-1742)
SNiGB ID: NaBaile1742
Born at London to a Baptist family, he was a Stepney schoolmaster who published the first of his long popular dictionaries in 1721; Samuel Johnson, among many others, made use of his research.
 
Bailey, Philip James (1816-1902)
SNiGB ID: PhBaile1902
The son of Thomas Bailey, editor of the Nottingham Mercury; educated at Glasgow University and Lincoln's Inn, he was the author of Festus (1839) an early example of the “spasmodic school of poetry.”
 
Bailey, Samuel (bap. 1791-1870)
SNiGB ID: SaBaile1870
Educated at the Moravian school in Fulneck, he was a Sheffield banker, political economist, and president of the Sheffield Literary and Philosophical Society.
 
Bailey, [née Crawshay], Susannah (1747-1812)
SNiGB ID: SuBaile1812
The daughter of William Crawshay of Normanton (1713-1766) and sister of the ironmaster Richard Crawshay (1739-1810); in 1774 she married John Bailey (1747-1813), and was the mother of the ironmaster Sir Joseph Bailey, first baronet (1783-1858).
 
Bailey, Thomas (1785-1856)
SNiGB ID: ThBaile1856
A Nottingham poet, journalist, philosopher, and antiquary who ran unsuccessfully for Parliament in 1830. He editor of the Nottingham Mercury and wrote A Sermon on the Death of Byron (1824).
 
Bailey, William (d. 1808)
SNiGB ID: WiBaile1808
Of Termsker, County Tyrone; he was a landowner and MP for Augher (1797-1800); he married a daughter of the Rev. Hugh Stewart; the name was also spelled “Baillie.”
 
Bailey, William (fl. ca. 1773)
SNiGB ID: WiBaile1773
Of London; he was an organ-builder, manufacturer, writer on workhouses, and member of the Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.
 
Bailey, William (ca. 1747-1810)
SNiGB ID: WiBaile1810
Of Holborn; he was a London smith and ironmonger elected to the Societ