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Ashburnham, of Broomham, co. Sussex (E Baronet, 1661)

 

Creation: let.pat. 15 May 1661

 

Family name: Ashburnham

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Arms:

Gules a Fess between six Mullets Argent

Crest:

Out of a Ducal Coronet Or an Ash Tree proper

Motto:

Will God, and I shall

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Sir Denny Ashburnham, 1st Bt.

1st son and heir of Lawrence Ashburnham, of Broomham in Guestling, co. Sussex, by his wife Bridget Fleetwood, sister of Rt Rev James Fleetwood DD, Bishop of Worcester, and 1st dau. of Sir George Fleetwood, of Chalfont St Giles, co. Buckingham

born

mar. (1)

his distant cousin Frances Ashburnham, dau. of John Ashburnham MP, of Ashburnham, co. Sussex, Groom of the Bedchamber to King Charles I, by his first wife Frances Holland, dau. of William Holland, of Westburton, co. Sussex

only child by first wife

1. Bridget Ashburnham (dsp. 1725), mar. Rev Robert Bradshaw, Rector of Guestling, co. Sussex

mar. (2)

after 14 Sep 1675 Ann Watkins (bur. 21 Dec 1729 at Guestling, co. Sussex), dau. of Sir David Watkins

children by second wife

1. Sir William Ashburnham, 2nd Bt.

2. Fleetwood Ashburnham (dvp. young)

3. Sir Charles Ashburnham, 3rd Bt.

2. Honor Ashburnham (d. 1751)

bur.

11 Dec 1697 at Guestling, co. Sussex

created

15 May 1661 a Baronet of England, styled "of Broomham, co. Sussex"

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Member of Parliament for Hastings 1660, 1661-79 and 1685-87; a Commissioner of the Excise 1678-89; Victualler of the Navy

 

Sir William Ashburnham, 2nd Bt.

born

c. 1677

mar.

7 Jun 1701 Margaret Pelham (bur. 26 Mar 1742 at Guestling, co. Sussex), dau. of Sir Nicholas Pelham, of Catsfield Place, co. Sussex, by his wife Jane Huxley, dau. of James Huxley, of co. Oxford

died

s.p. 7 Nov 1756 (bur. at Guestling, co. Sussex)

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament for Hastings 1710-13 and 1722-41 and for Seaford 1715-17; a Commissioner of the Alienation Office and one of the Chamberlains of the Exchequer 1710-55; on his death the family estates passed to his nephew, the future 4th Baronet, rather than to his brother

 

Sir Charles Ashburnham, 3rd Bt.

born

c. 1680

mar.

in or bef. 1710 ..... .....

children

1. Rt Rev Sir William Ashburnham, 4th Bt., later Bishop of Chichester

2. John Ashburnham, an officer in the Army, mar., and had issue

3. Rev Charles Ashburnham, Vicar of Cuckfield, co. Sussex (d. 1800), mar., and had issue

1. Bridget Ashburnham (dsp.), mar. Francis Deare, of Chichester, co. Hampshire

died

3 Oct 1762 (bur. in Chichester Cathedral)

suc. by

son

 

Rt Rev Sir William Ashburnham, 4th Bt., later Bishop of Chichester

born

16 Jan 1710

mar.

9 Nov 1736 Margaret Pelham (b. 14 Apr 1712; d. 29 Aug 1780; bur. at Guestling, co. Sussex), dau. of Thomas Pelham MP, of Cottesfield Place, co. Sussex, by his wife and first cousin once removed Elizabeth Pelham, 1st dau. of Henry Pelham, of Stanmer, Clerk of the Pells to the Exchequer (by his wife Frances Bine, dau. and cohrss. of John Bine, of Rowdell, co. Sussex), brother of Thomas [Pelham], 1st Baron Pelham, and 3rd son of Sir John Pelham, 3rd Bt., of Laughton, co. Sussex, by his wife Lady Lucy Sydney, 2nd dau. of Robert [Sydney], 2nd Earl of Leicester

children

1. Sir William Ashburnham, 5th Bt.

2. John Ashburnham (dvp. unm. 1768)

1. Harriet Ashburnham (dvp. an infant 1742)

2. Margaret Ashburnham (d. unm. 1822)

3. Frances Ashburnham (d. unm. 1825)

4. Catherine Ashburnham (dsp. 1805), mar. Capt Alexander Fitzgerald

died

4 Sep 1797 (bur. at Guestling, co. Sussex)

suc. by

son

note

Vicar of Bexhill, co. Sussex, and Chaplain to Chelsea Hospital; Dean of Chichester 1741-54; Bishop of Chichester 1754-97; inherited the family estates on the death of his uncle, the 2nd Baronet, in 1756

 

Sir William Ashburnham, 5th Bt.

born

5 Mar 1738/9

mar.

Apr 1766 Alicia Woodgate (d. 10 Jan 1738/9; bur. at Guestling, co. Sussex), 3rd dau. of Rev Francis Woodgate, Rector of Mountfield, co. Sussex

children

1. Sir William Ashburnham, 6th Bt.

2. Sir John Ashburnham, 7th Bt.

3. Rev Denny Ashburnham, Rector of Catsfield and Vicar of Ditchling, co. Sussex (b. 29 May 1773; d. 2 Mar 1843), mar. (1) 20 Feb 1802 Nancy Bancroft (widow of T F Bancroft; dsp. 1 May 1818), only child of Joseph Dickson, of Calcutta, Bengal, (2) ..... ....., and (3) 10 Jul 1823 Harriet Luckie (d. 17 Jul 1890), and had issue by his second and third wives

4. George Ashburnham (b. 12 Aug 1774; d. 18...), mar. Hannah ..... (d. 30 Jun 1844), and had issue

1. Alicia Ashburnham (d. 22 Dec 1859), mar. Dec 1804 James Eldridge West, of Poston Park, co. Kent, and had issue

died

21 Aug 1823 (bur. at Guestling, co. Sussex)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Hastings 1761-74; Sheriff of Sussex 1802-03

 

Sir William Ashburnham, 6th Bt.

born

21 Jun 1769

mar.

7 Jul 1825 Juliana Humphrey (d. 22 Feb 1865), 3rd dau. of Rev William Humphrey, Rector of Sele and Vicar of Kemsing, co. Kent

died

s.p. 23 Mar 1843

suc. by

brother

 

Rev Sir John Ashburnham, 7th Bt.

born

26 Dec 1770

mar. (1)

4 Jul 1804 Fanny Foster (b. 29 Aug 1787; d. 11 Apr 1838), 7th dau. of William Foster, of Hollington, co. Sussex

children by first wife

1. John Piers Ashburnham (b. 28 Mar 1821; dvp. 8 Jun 1839)

2. Sir Anchitel Ashburnham, 8th Bt. JP

3. Lawrence Ashburnham (b. 19 Nov 1829; d. 12 Dec 1869)

4. Maj Gen Sir Cromer Ashburnham KCB (b. 13 Sep 1831; d. 25 Dec 1917), mar. 26 Jul 1864 Urith Amelia Martin, 3rd dau. of Capt George Bohun Martin CB RN, of East Bridgford, co. Nottingham, and had issue

1. Fanny Alice Ashburnham (b. 6 Jan 1824; d. 12 Dec 1893)

2. Honor Ashburnham (b. 16 Dec 1825; d. 6 May 1891)

mar. (2)

Anne Harman (dsp. 1873), dau. of Thomas Harman

died

1 Sep 1854

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Rector of Guestling, co. Sussex; Prebendary and Chancellor of Chichester 1795-1854; Vicar of Pevensey, co. Sussex 1816-54

 

Sir Anchitel Ashburnham, 8th Bt. JP

born

8 Feb 1828

mar.

7 Jun 1859 his yr brother's future wife's sister Isabella Martin (d. 4 Jan 1907), 1st dau. of Capt George Bohun Martin CB RN, of East Bridgeford, co. Nottingham, and Crabbe Abbey, co. Norfolk

children

1. Sir Anchitel Piers Ashburnham later Ashburnham-Clement, 9th Bt.

2. Sir Reginald Ashburnham, 10th Bt.

3. Sir Fleetwood Ashburnham, 11th Bt.

4. Lawrence Ashburnham (b. 21 May 1870; d. 7 Oct 1944), mar. Rosalie Winifred Barnard, only dau. of Talbot Barnard, of The Hoo, Kempston, co. Bedford, and had issue

5. Piers Ashburnham (b. 1 Jun 1871; d. 6 Aug 1946)

1. Isabella Ashburnham (b. 5 Apr 1860; d. 1 Sep 1938), mar. 12 Jan 1881 Herbert Curteis, of Windmill Hill Place (d. 28 Oct 1919), and had issue

2. Maud Ashburnham (b. 22 Nov 1863; d. 16 Apr 1952)

3. Bridget Ashburnham (b. 14 Mar 1876; d. 19...), mar. 1921 Ronald Cloke (d. 1954)

died

2 Dec 1899

suc. by

son

note

found by the House of Lords 1858 to be a co-heir to the Barony of Grandison; land agent to the Battle Abbey and Normanhurst estate

 

Sir Anchitel Piers Ashburnham later Ashburnham-Clement, 9th Bt.

born

22 Aug 1861

mar.

4 Dec 1895 Elizabeth Ellen Clement (d. 28 Apr 1935), dau. of George Burry Clement, of Silverhill, St Leonard's-on-the-Sea, co. Sussex

died

s.p. 5 Aug 1935

suc. by

brother

 

Sir Reginald Ashburnham, 10th Bt.

born

26 Aug 1865

mar.

10 Sep 1921 Mildred Cheeseman (widow of Walter Cheeseman, of Hill house, Crowhurst, co. Sussex; d. 11 Apr 1942), dau. of Rev Burrell Hayley, Rector of Catsfield, co. Sussex

died

s.p. 29 Jan 1944

suc. by

brother

 

Sir Fleetwood Ashburnham, 11th Bt.

born

2 Mar 1869

mar.

30 Jul 1908 Elfrida Kirkley (d. 19 Oct 1953), dau. of James Kirkley JP, of Cleadon Park, co. Durham

children

1. T/Maj Anchitel Fleetwood Ashburnham (b. 26 May 1911; dvp. and sp. on active service in Palestine 20 Dec 1940), mar. 28 Dec 1938 Kathleen Marjory Willett, dau. of Lt Col Frederic Wilfred Bagnall Willett DSO, of Cudwell, Scaynes Hill, co. Sussex

2. Sir Denny Reginald Fleetwood Ashburnham, 12th Bt.

3. Piers Wilfrid Ashburnham (b. 27 May 1918; dvp. 28 May 1918)

1. Honor Elfrida Ashburnham (b. 23 Apr 1920), mar. 31 Mar 1951 Ernest James Boorman, of 22 Heathlands, Westfields, Hastings, co. Sussex, son of Frederick Boorman, of Court Lodge, Udimore, Rye, co. Sussex

died

5 Mar 1953

suc. by

son

 

Sir Denny Reginald Ashburnham, 12th Bt.

born

24 Mar 1916

mar.

22 Jun 1946 Mary Frances Mair, dau. of Maj Robert Pascoe Mair, of Nicholls, Udimore, co. Sussex, by his wife May Frances Urquhart Turner, 2nd dau. of John Turner of Turnerhall JP DL

children

1. John Anchitel Fleetwood Ashburnham (b. 25 Jun 1951; dvp. 1 Apr 1981), mar. 1975 Corinne A O'Brien (mar. (2) 1982 John Philip Merricks, of The Manor, Icklesham, Winchilsea, co. Sussex), dau. of D W J O'Brien, of The Grey House, Hooe Common, Battle, co. Sussex, and had issue:

1a. Sir James Fleetwood Ashburnham, 13th Bt.

1a. Henrietta Mary Ashburnham (b. 1 Oct 1981)

1. Frances Ashburnham (b. 11 Sep 1947), mar. 1973 Robert Charles Taylor, of Summerhayes, Pett, Hastings, co. Sussex, and has issue

2. Honor Rosemary Ashburnham (b. 19 Jul 1949), mar. 1981 Frank Cooke, of Broomhill Farm, Camber, Rye, co. Sussex, and has issue

died

21 Jun 1999

suc. by

grandson

 

Sir James Fleetwood Ashburnham, 13th Bt.

born

17 Dec 1979

 

There is no heir to the Baronetcy of Ashburnham.

 

Last updated 15 May 2012

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Address:

The Manor, Icklesham, Winchilsea, East Sussex TN36 4BH

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