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Grantham, Baron (GB, 1761 - 1923)

 

Creation: let.pat. 7 Apr 1761

 

Extinct: 22 Sep 1923

 

Family name: Robinson

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Arms:

See Marquess of Ripon

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Thomas [Robinson], 1st Baron Grantham, PC

4th son of Sir William Robinson, 1st Bt. MP, of Newby, co. York, by his wife Mary Aislabie, 1st dau. of George Aislabie, of Studley Royal, co. York

born

24 Apr 1695

mar.

13 Jul 1737 Frances Worsley (b. 1716; bur. 6 Nov 1750), 3rd dau. of Thomas Worsley, of Hovingham, co. York, by his first wife Mary Frankland, 1st dau. of Sir Thomas Frankland, 2nd Bt. MP, of Thirkleby, co. York, by his wife Elizabeth Russell, dau. of Sir John Russell, 4th Bt., by his wife Frances Rich, widow of Robert Rich and dau. of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Realm

children

1. Hon Thomas Robinson, later 2nd Baron Grantham

2. Hon Frederick Robinson (b. 11 Oct 1746; dsp. 1792), mar. 1785 Catherine Gertrude Harris, sister of James [Harris], 1st Earl of Malmesbury, and dau. of James Harris MP, of Salisbury, co. Wiltshire

1. Hon ..... Robinson

2. Hon Theresa Robinson (b. 1 Jan 1744/5; d. 21 Dec 1775; bur. at Plimpton St Mary, co. Devon), mar. 18 May 1769 as his second wife John [Parker], 1st Baron Boringdon, and had issue

died

30 Sep 1770

created

7 Apr 1761 Baron Grantham, of Grantham in the County of Lincoln

suc. by

son

note

Secretary to the Embassy at Paris 1723-30; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Thirsk 1727-34 and for Christchurch 1748-61; Envoy to Vienna 1730-48; Knight of the Bath 1742; a junior Lord of Trade 1748-49; Master of the Wardrobe 1749-54 and 1755-60; Privy Councillor 1750; Secretary of State for the South 1754-55; a Lord Justice of the Realm 1755; Joint Postmaster-General 1765-66

 

Thomas [Robinson], 2nd Baron Grantham, PC

born

30 Nov 1738

mar.

17 Aug 1780 Lady Mary Jemima Yorke (b. 9 Feb 1757; d. 7 Jan 1830), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Philip [Yorke], 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, by his wife Lady Jemima Campbell, suo jure Marchioness de Grey, only child of John [Campbell], 3rd Earl of Breadalbane and Holland, by his first wife Lady Amabel Grey, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Henry [Grey], 1st Duke of Kent

children

1. Hon Thomas Philip Robinson later Weddell later De Grey, later 3rd Baron Grantham later 2nd Earl de Grey

2. Hon Frederick John Robinson, later 1st Earl of Ripon

died

20 Jul 1786

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Christchurch 1761-70; Secretary to the Council of Augsburg 1761; a junior Lord of Trade 1766-70; Privy Councillor 1770; Vice Chamberlain of the Household 1770-71; Ambassador to Madrid 1771-79; First Lord of Trade 1780-82; Foreign Secretary 1782-83

 

Thomas Philip [Robinson later Weddell later De Grey], 3rd Baron Grantham later 2nd Earl de Grey, KG PC

note

suc. his maternal aunt 4 May 1833 as 2nd Earl de Grey

 

The Barony of Grantham was held by the Earls de Grey from 4 May 1833 and followed the descent of that peerage. The barony became extinct on the death of Frederick Oliver [Robinson], 2nd Marquess of Ripon, 5th Baron Grantham, etc., on 22 Sep 1923.

 

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