'Chambers2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Chambers in Leicestershire, Chambers of Newcastle

Richard Chambers of Newcastle (d 1750)
m. Eleanor Beckwith (dau/coheir of John Beckwith of Newcastle & Wardon Law)
1. Robert Chambers of Newcastle (d c07.1749, attorney)
m. Anne Metcalf of Overgrass (d 1782, dau of Richard Metcalf of Newcastle)
  A. Sir Robert Chambers, Chief Justice in Bengal (b 1736-7, d 09.05.1803
  m. (08.03.1774) Frances Wilton (d 15.04.1839, dau of Joseph Wilton (RA))
  i. Robert Joseph Chambers of London (b 1779-80, d 10.05.1843, police magistrate) had issue
  m. (23.07.1805) Eliza(beth) Polhill (d 03.04.1858, dau of Nathaniel Polhill of Howberry Park)
  ii. Frances Maria Chambers
  m. (John) MacDonald (Colonel)
  iii.+ other issue including son (d 1782), Charles Conelius (b c1783, d 24.04.1824, cleric)
  B. Richard Chambers, Sheriff then Mayor of Newcastle, later of London (b c1738, d 23.12.1806) had issue
  m. Sarah (a 1814, m2. R.H Brown of London?)
  C.+ other issue - William (d 22.08.1793), Hannah (bpt 03.06.1741, a 1749)
2. Richard Chambers of Newcastle (tanner)
3. Eleanor Chambers
  m. John Hare of Newcastle
4. Mary Chambers
  m. Thomas Dixon of Newcastle
5. Elizabeth Chambers
  m. (25.09.1720) John Dodd
6. Judith Chambers
  m. (30.12.1746) Richard Wetheral of Durham (son of Cornelius of Durham Cathedral)
7. Isabel Chambers
  m. (22.06.1738) _ Bilton



James Chambers (rector of Higham-on-the Hill)
m. Matilda Browne (dau/coheir of William Browne of Stretton-en-le-field)
1. James Chambers (d 09.05.1790, rector of Stretton-en-le-Field & Barwell)
  m. Anna Maria Cave (dau of Roger Cave of Eydon & Raunston by Catharine Browne)
2. Matilda Chambers
  m. John King of Stoke Golding
3.+ other issue - William (d unm in East Indies), Samuel (b 1738-9, dsp 24.02.1790, rector of Higham & Croft), Joseph in London, Charles (rector of South Kilworth), Anna Maria (d 01.12.1793)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 28.06.19) : 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 7, John Crawford Hodgson, 1904, 'Chambers of Newcastle and Overgrass', p409)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 07.04.23) : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 2, 1798, p888)
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