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(A)bergavenny, Baron (E, 1695 - abeyant 1811)

 

Creation: writ of sum. 1 May 1695 (with precedency of 1392)

 

Abeyant: 1811

 

Family name: Nevill later Walter later Senior

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Arms:

 

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George [Nevill], 1st Baron Bergavenny

1st son and heir of George Nevill (by his wife Mary Whitelock, dau. of Sir Bulstrode Whitelock), only son and heir of Richard Nevill (by his wife Sophia Carew, dau. of Sir George Carew), 1st son and heir ap. of Sir Christopher Nevill, of Newton St Loo, co. Somerset (by his wife Mary Darcy, dau. and cohrss, of Thomas Darcy, of Tolleshunt Darcy, co. Essex), 2nd son of Edward [Nevill], 1st Baron Bergavenny

born

c.1657

mar.

1701 Anne Walker (mar. (2) as his second wife John [West], 1st Earl De La Warr;  d. Jul 1748), dau. of Nehemiah Walker, of co. Middlesex, "a sea captain"

children

1. Hon Henry Nevill (dvp. aged 7, killed accidentally by his mother)

2. Hon George Nevill, later 2nd Baron Bergavenny

3. Hon Edward Nevill, later 3rd Baron Bergavenny

1. Hon Jane Nevill, later de jure suo jure Baroness Abergavenny

2. Hon Ann Nevill (b. c.1715; d. Mar 1736/7)

died

11 Mar 1720/1

created

writ of summons 1 May 1695 as Baron Bergavenny

suc. by

son

note

modern Peerage law would consider the summons of 1695 and subsequent sitting as creating a Barony in fee de novo of date 1695 but, unusually, allowed a precedency of 1392

 

George [Nevill], 2nd Baron Bergavenny

born

16 May 1702

mar.

19 Mar 1722/3 Elizabeth Thornicroft (mar. (2) Alured Pinke, of Stansted, co. Kent, and of Lincolns Inn, and Tottenham High Cross, co. Middlesex;  d. 4 Mar 1778), 1st sister and cohrss. of Gideon Thornicroft, of Dodington and Linstead, co. Kent, and dau. of Col Edward Thornicroft, of Westminster, by his wife Mary Delaune, only dau. and eventually sole hrss. of Sir William Delaune, of Stansted, co. Kent

children

1. Hon ..... Nevill (b. posthumously 20 Nov 1723; d. 1 Dec 1723)

2. Hon ..... Nevill (b. posthumously 20 Nov 1723; d. 1 Dec 1723)

died

s.p. 15 Nov 1723

suc. by

brother

 

On the death of the 2nd Baron Bergavenny the Barony of Bergavenny would have fallen into abeyance for a very short while between his posthumous twin daughters before passing to his only surviving brother:

 

Edward [Nevill], 3rd Baron Abergavenny

born

mar.

30 Apr 1724 Catharine Tatton (mar. (2) 20 May 1725 William [Nevill], 1st Baron Abergavenny;  d. 4 Dec 1729), dau. by his first wife of Lt Gen William Tatton, of St Margarets, Westminster

died

s.p. 9 Oct 1724

suc. by

sister

 

On the death of the 3rd Baron Abergavenny, the Barony of Abergavenny being a barony in fee, albeit no recognised as such at the time, would have fallen into abeyance between his two sisters, Hon Jane Nevill, who mar. John Abel Walter, of Busbridge, co. Surrey, and Hon Anne Nevill; on the death unmarried of Hon Anne Nevill in 1737 the remaining sister, Hon Jane Walter, should have succeeded to the Barony of Abergavenny as the sole heiress of her brother:

 

Hon Jane Nevill later Walter, de jure suo jure Baroness Abergavenny

born

8 Mar 1703

mar.

(John) Abel Walter, of Busbridge, co. Surrey (d. 1767)

only child

1. Charlotte Walter, later de jure suo jure Baroness Abergavenny

died

19 Mar 1786

suc. by

daughter

 

Charlotte Walter later Senior, de jure suo jure Baroness Abergavenny

born

1736

mar.

5 May 1768 as his second wife Ascanius William Senior, of Pierrepont Lodge, Frensham, co. Surrey, Pylewell House, Lymington, co. Hampshire, and Canon Hill House, Bray, co. Berkshire, HEICS 1753-66, High Sheriff of Hampshire 1777-78 (b. 1728; d. 1789)

children

1. Nevillia Senior (b. 25 Jan 1769; d. 17 Dec 1842), mar. 4 Jan 1792 William Thomas, of Brockhill House, Winkfield, co. Berkshire (b. 25 Jan 1769; d. 17 Dec 1842), and had issue

2. Charlotte Maria Senior (b. 1773), mar. 19 Aug 1790 Francis Fuller, of Salisbury, co. Wiltshire, and had issue

died

1811

 

On the death of the de jure Baroness Abergavenny the Barony of Abergavenny fell into abeyance between her two daughters and so continues amongst their descendants.

 

 First written 31 Jan 2007

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