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Beaumont, of Stoughton Grange, co. Leicester (E Baronet, 1660/1 - 2011)

 

Creation: let.pat. 5 Mar 1657/8 and 21 Feb 1660/1

 

Extinct: 23 Mar 2011

 

Family name: Beaumont

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Arms:

Azure semy of Fleurs-de-lis a Lion rampant Or

Crest:

On a chapeau Azure semy of Fleurs-de-lis doubled Ermine a Lion passant with tail extended Or

Motto:

Erectus non elatus (Exalted not elated)

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Sir Thomas Beaumont, 1st Bt.

1st son and heir of Sir Henry Beaumont, of Stoughton Grange, co. Leicester (by his wife Elizabeth Turpin, dau. of Sir William Turpin, of Knaptoft, co. Leicester, by his wife Elizabeth Fiennes, 1st dau. of Sir Richard Fiennes, de jure 6th Baron Say and Sele), 1st son and heir of Sir Thomas Beaumont, of Stoughton Grange, co. Leicester (by his wife Catharine Farnham, dau. and hrss. of Thomas Farnham, of Stoughton Grange, co. Leicester), yr. brother of Sir Henry Beaumont, of Cole Orton, co. Leicester, father of Thomas [Beaumont], 1st Viscount Beaumont

born

mar.

bef. 1638 Elizabeth Trott (d. before 1676), dau. and cohrss. of Sir Nicholas Trott, of Quickswood, co. Hertford, by his wife Mary Perient, dau. and hrss. of Sir George Perient

died

11 Aug 1676 (bur. at Stoughton, co. Leicester)

created

5 Mar 1657/8 a Baronet of England, styled "of Stoughton Grange, co. Leicester" [Commonwealth]

24 Feb 1660/61 a Baronet of England, styled "of Stoughton Grange, co. Leicester"

suc. by

son

note

on the Committee for the New Model Army 1644/5; Member of Parliament for Leicestershire 1654-55, 1656-58 and 1659; Sheriff of Leicestershire 1668-69

 

Sir Henry Beaumont, 2nd Bt.

bapt.

2 Apr 1638

mar.

2 Apr 1662 Elizabeth Farmer (d. 30 Sep 1727; bur. at Stoughton, co. Leicester), sister of Sir Edward Farmer and dau. of George Farmer, of Holbeach, co. Lincoln, one of the Prothonotaries of the Court of Common Pleas, by his first wife Elizabeth Oldfield, dau. of Anthony Oldfield

died

27 Jan 1688/9 (bur. at Stoughton, co. Leicester)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Leicestershire 1679-87

 

Sir Thomas Beaumont, 3rd Bt.

born

c. 1664

died

5 Dec 1690 (bur. at Stoughton, co. Leicester)

suc. by

brother

note

an officer in the Horse Guards of King James II, whom, however, he deserted, and was made by King William III a Lt Col of Dragoons and Standard Bearer to the first Troop of Guards ; died whilst serving in Ireland

 

Sir George Beaumont, 4th Bt.

born

c. 1665

died

9 Apr 1737 (bur .at Stoughton, co. Leicester)

suc. by

note

on the death 11 Jun 1702 of his father's third cousin, Thomas [Beaumont], 3rd Viscount Beaumont, he inherited both the Irish estates and the estate of Cole Orton, co. Leicester; Member of Parliament for Leicestershire 1702-37; a Commissioner of the Privy Seal 1711-12; a Lord of the Admiralty 1714; in his will he devised the Stoughton Grange estate to his sisters and their issue, and the Cole Orton estate to his brother, the 5th Baronet

 

Rev Sir Lewis Beaumont, 5th Bt.

born

c. 1675

mar.

Elizabeth Temple (widow of Rev ..... Temple), dau. of ..... Courtenay

died

s.p. 23 Dec 1738

suc. by

first cousin once removed

note

Rector of Pycombe, co. Sussex 1702; Prebendary of Chichester 1719-38

 

Sir George Beaumont, 6th Bt.

son and heir of William Beaumont, of Great Dunmow, co. Essex (by his wife Elizabeth Jordain, sister and hrss. of Thomas Jordain, of Buckland in Reigate, co. Surrey, and dau. of William Jordain, of Buckland in Reigate, co. Surrey), son and heir of William Beaumont, of Great Dunmow. co. Essex, and of Hackney, co. Middlesex, 3rd and yst. son of the 1st Baronet

bapt.

16 Mar 1726

mar.

26 Mar 1751 Rachel Howland (d. 5 May 1814; bur. at Great Dunmow, co. Essex), dau. of Matthew Howland, of Stonehall in Great Dunmow, co. Essex, by his wife Hannah Coldham, dau. of George Coldham, of Haverhill, co. Suffolk

died

4 Feb 1762 (bur. at Great Dunmow, co. Essex)

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of Leicestershire 1761-62

 

Sir George Howland Beaumont, 7th Bt.

born

6 Nov 1753

mar.

6 May 1778 Margaret Willes (dsp. 14 Jul 1829), 1st dau. of John Willes, of Astrop, co. Northampton, Flazer of the Court of Common Pleas (by his wife Frances Freke, dau. of Thomas Freke, of Bristol), son and heir of Sir John Willes, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas

died

s.p. 7 Feb 1827

suc. by

first cousin once removed

note

Member of Parliament for Beeralston 1790-96; FSA; FRS; a Trustee of the British Museum ; a patron of English Painters, being himself a painter of landscapes and a collector of pictures, many of the best of which he presented to the National Gallery in 1826

 

Sir George Howland Willoughby Beaumont, 8th Bt.

son and heir of Thomas Beaumont, of Buckland in Reigate, co. Surrey (by his wife Bridget Davie, yst. dau. and cohrss. of Rev William Davie, Vicar of Axminster and Prebendary of Exeter), 1st surv. son of Thomas Beaumont, of Buckland in Reigate, co. Surrey, yr. brother of the 6th Baronet

born

16 Dec 1799

mar.

16 Jun 1825 Mary Anne Howley (d. 15 Feb 1834; bur. at Cole Orton, co. Leicester), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Most Rev William Howley DD, Archbishop of Canterbury 1828-48, by his wife Mary Frances Belli, dau. of John Belli, HEICS, of Southampton, co. Hampshire

died

7 Jun 1845 (bur. at Cole Orton, co. Leicester)

suc. by

son

note

 

Sir George Howland Beaumont, 9th Bt.

born

12 Sep 1828

mar. (1)

4 Jun 1850 his cousin Pauline Menzies Belli (d. 9 Sep 1870), 1st dau. of William Hallows Belli, HEICS

mar. (2)

4 Apr 1872 Octavia Wallis (widow of Maj John Richard Smyth Wallis, of Drishane Castle, co. Cork; d. 19 Jun 1901; bur. at Cole Orton, co. Leicester), illegit. dau. of Digby [Willoughby], 7th Baron Willoughby

died

8 Jun 1882 (bur. at Cole Orton, co. Leicester)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Sheriff of Leicestershire 1852; Capt, Leicestershire Yeomanry Cavalry 1856

 

Sir George Howland William Beaumont, 10th Bt.

born

10 Mar 1851

mar.

24 Feb 1880 Lillie Craster, 2nd dau. of Maj Gen George Ayton Craster

died

21 Jun 1914

suc. by

note

 

Sir George Arthur Hamilton Beaumont, 11th Bt.

born

18 Jan 1881

mar.

died

2 Oct 1933

suc. by

note

 

Sir George Howland Francis Beaumont, 12th Bt.

born

24 Sep 1924

mar. (1)

11 Jun 1949 (div. 1951) Barbara Singleton, 2nd dau. of William Singleton, of Windhill, Whiteleaf, Prince's Risborough, co. Buckingham

mar. (2)

27 Dec 1963 (div. 1986) Henrietta Anne Waymouth, dau. of Dr Arthur Waymouth

children by second wife

1. Georgina Brienne Arabella Beaumont (b. 12 Jun 1967)

2. Francesca Renée Henrietta Beaumont (b. 12 Jun 1967)

died

23 Mar 2011

 

On the death of the 12th Baronet the Baronetcy of Beaumont became extinct.

 

Last updated 21 Apr 2011

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