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Onslow, Baron (GB, 1716)

 

Creation: let.pat. 19 Jun 1716

 

Family name: Onslow

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Arms:

See Earl of Onslow

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Sir Arthur Onslow, 2nd Bt.

1st son and heir of Col Sir Richard Onslow MP, of Loseley and West Clandon, co. Surrey, by his wife Elizabeth Strangeways, dau. and hrss. of Arthur Strangeways, of co. Durham

bapt.

22 May 1624

mar. (1)

Rose Stoughton (dsp. 11 Mar 1647/8), only surv. dau. and hrss. of Nicholas Stoughton, of Stoughton, co. Surrey

mar. (2)

bef 1654 Mary Foot, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Alderman Sir Thomas Foot, 1st Bt., Lord Mayor of London 1649-50

children by second wife

1. Lt Col Sir Richard Onslow, 3rd Bt. MP, later 1st Baron Onslow

2. Foot Onslow, Member of Parliament for Guildford 1688, First Commissioner of the Excise (b. 2 Jun 1655; d. 10 May 1710), mar. Susanna Colwell (widow of Arnold Colwell; d. 10 Jun 1715), dau. and hrss. of Thomas Anlaby, of Etton, co. York, by his wife .... Parker, sister of Col John Parker and dau. of William Parker, of Margate, co. Kent, and had issue:

1a. Rt Hon Arthur Onslow, barrister, Bencher Inner Temple, Recorder of Guildford 1719, Member of Parliament for Guildford 1720-27 and for Surrey 1727-61, Speaker of the House of Commons 1728-61, Privy Councillor 1728, Chancellor to Queen Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach 1729, Treasurer of the Navy 1734-43 (b. c. 1692; d. 17 Feb 1768), mar. Anne Bridges, dau. and cohrss. of John Bridges, of Imbercourt, Thames Ditton, co. Surrey, and had issue:

1b. George Onslow, later 1st Baron Cranley later 4th Baron Onslow later 1st Earl of Onslow

2a. Lt Gen Richard Onslow, Governor of Fort William and Plymouth (d. 16 Mar 1760), mar. (1) 9 Dec 1726 Rose Bridges (dsp. 8 Feb 1727/8), dau. and cohrss. of John Bridges, of Thames Ditton, co. Surrey, and (2) Pooley Walton, dau. of Charles Walton, of Little Bursted, co. Essex, and had issue by his second wife

died

21 Jul 1688

created

8 May 1674 a Baronet of England styled "of West Clandon, Surrey" in reversion following his father-in-law's death with precedence of the latter's baronetcy, 21 Nov 1660

note

Member of Parliament for Bramber 1640 (nullified) and 1640/1-48, for Surrey 1654-55, 1656-58, 1659 and 1679-81 and for Guildford 1660 and 1661-79

 

Richard [Onslow], 1st Baron Onslow, PC

born

23 Jun 1654

mar.

31 Aug 1676 Elizabeth Tulse, who "drowned herself being melancholy" in a pond at the Archbishop's Palace at Croydon (bapt. 3 Jan 1660/1; d. 25 Nov 1718), dau. and hrss. of Sir Henry Tulse, Lord Mayor of London 1683-84, by his wife Elizabeth Parker (sic?), sister of Col John Parker and dau. of William Parker, of Margate, co. Kent

children

1. Hon Thomas Onslow, later 2nd Baron Onslow

1. Hon Elizabeth Onslow, mar. Thomas Middleton, of Stansted Montfichet, co. Essex, and had issue

died

5 Dec 1717

created

19 Jun 1716 Baron Onslow, of Onslow in the County of Shropshire and Clandon in the County of Surrey, with a special remainder, failing the heirs male of his body, to his uncle "Denzil Onslow, of Pirford, Esq.," in like manner and ultimately to his nearer relatives, the heirs male of the body of his father

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Guildford 1678/9-81, for Surrey 1688/9-1710 and 1713-15 and for St Mawes 1710-13; suc. his father as 3rd Baronet 21 Jul 1688; Lt Col and Capt of the 1st Regiment of Marines 1690; Commissioner for the Office of Lord High Admiral of England 1690-93; High Steward of Guildford 1701-17; Speaker of the House of Commons 1708-10; Governor of the Levant Company 1709-17; Privy Councillor 1710; a Lord of the Treasury, Chancellor and Under Treasurer of the Exchequer 1714-15; a Teller of the Exchequer for life 1715-17; Lord Lieutenant of Surrey 1716-17

 

Thomas [Onslow], 2nd Baron Onslow

bapt.

27 Nov 1679

mar.

17 Nov 1708 Elizabeth Knight (d. 19 Apr 1731), dau. and hrss. of John Knight, merchant, and niece and hrss. of Col Charles Knight, both of Jamaica

only child

1. Hon Richard Onslow, later 3rd Baron Onslow

died

5 Jun 1740

suc. by

son

note

at The Hague in the delegation of the English Ambassadors during the negotiations of the Treaty of Ryswick 1697; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Gatton 1702-05, for Chichester 1705-08, for Bletchingley 1708-15 and for Surrey 1715-17; Out Ranger of Windsor Great Park 1715-17; Lord Lieutenant of Surrey and High Steward of Guildford 1717-40; a Teller of the Exchequer 1717/8-40

 

Richard [Onslow], 3rd Baron Onslow, KB

born

1713

mar.

16 May 1741 Mary Elwill (b. c. 1718; d. 20 Apr 1812), dau. of Sir Edmund Elwill, 3rd Bt, of Exeter, co. Devon, by his wife Anne Speke, dau. of William Speke, of Beauchamp, co. Somerset

died

s.p. 8 Oct 1776

suc. by

second cousin

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Guildford 1734-40; Lord Lieutenant of Surrey and High Steward of Guildford 1740-76; Knight of the Bath 1752; on his death the male issue of the grantee became extinct

 

George [Onslow], 1st Baron Cranley later 4th Baron Onslow later 1st Earl of Onslow, PC

created

20 May 1776 Baron Cranley, of Imbercourt in the County of Surrey

19 Jun 1804 Viscount Cranley, of Cranley in the County of Surrey, and Earl of Onslow, of Onslow in the County of Shropshire

 

The Barony of Onslow has been held by the Earls of Onslow since 19 Jun 1804.

 

 First written 9 Nov 2005

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