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Ashburnham, Baron (E, 1689 - 1924)
Creation: let.pat. 30 May 1689
Extinct: 12 May 1924
Family name: Ashburnham
See Earl of Ashburnham
John [Ashburnham], 1st Baron Ashburnham
son and heir of William Ashburnham, of Ashburnham, co. Sussex, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Poulett, dau. of John [Poulett], 1st Baron Poulett
15 Jan 1655/6
22 Jul 1677 Bridget Vaughan (d, 12 May 1719; bur. at Ashburnham, co. Sussex), dau. and hrss. of Walter Vaughan, of Porthammel House, co. Brecon, son and heir of Frederick Vaughan, of Porthammel House, co. Brecon, by his wife Frances Knollys, dau. of Sir Robert Knollys
1. Hon William Ashburnham, later 2nd Baron Ashburnham
2. Hon John Ashburnham, later 3rd Baron Ashburnham later 1st Earl of Ashburnham
3. Hon Bertram Ashburnham (dsp.)
1. Hon Elizabeth Ashburnham (d. 26 Jan 1732), mar. (1) Robert Cholmondeley, of Halford, co. Chester, and (2) Seymour Cholmondeley
2. Anne Ashburnham (d. young)
3. Hon Jane Ashburnham (d. Aug 1731), mar. William Hayes
21 Jan 1709/10 (bur. at Ashburnham, co. Sussex)
30 May 1689 Baron Ashburnham, of Ashburnham in the County of Sussex
Member of Parliament (Tory) for Hastings 1679-81, 1685-87 and 1689; Custos Rotulorum of Breconshire 1702-9/10
William [Ashburnham], 2nd Baron Ashburnham
21 May 1679
16 Oct 1705 Catherine Taylor (b. 1686; d. 11 Jul 1710; bur. at Ashburnham, co. Sussex), dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Thomas Taylor, of Clapham, co. Bedford, by his wife Ursula .....
s.p. 16 Jun 1710 (bur. at Ashburnham, co. Sussex)
Member of Parliament (Tory) for Hastings 1702-10
John [Ashburnham], 3rd Baron Ashburnham later 1st Earl of Ashburnham
14 May 1730 Viscount St Asaph, of St Asaph in the Principality of Wales, and Earl of Ashburnham
The Barony of Ashburnham was held by the Earls of Ashburnham from 14 May 1730 until 12 May 1924, when on the death of Thomas [Ashburnham], 6th Earl of Ashburnham, 8th Baron Ashburnham, etc., all his titles became extinct.
First written 25 Oct 2009
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