'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



Joseph Chambers (rector of Croft)
m. Mary
1. Samuel Chambers (b c1683, d 20.02.1717-8, rector of Croft)
  m. (20.08.1711) Mary Sherman (dau/heir (by Mary) of Nathaniel Sherman (son of William of Higham by Mary) , m2. Rev. Cornelius Harrold)
A. Samuel Chambers (b c05.1712, d 15.05.171)
  B. James Chambers (a 1740, rector of Higham-on-the Hill and of Croft)
  m. Matilda Browne (bpt 17.01.1707, dau/coheir of William Browne of Stretton-en-le-field)
  i. James Chambers (bpt 01.08.1733, d 09.05.1790, rector of Stretton-en-le-Field & Barwell)
  m. Anna Maria Cave (a 1804, dau of Roger Cave of Eydon & Raunston by Catharine Browne)
  a. Anne Chambers
  m. (17.05.1797) Edward Sacheverel Wilmot (rector of Langley, son of Sir R(obert) M(eade))
  ii. Samuel Chambers (bpt 21.10.1736, dsp 18.02.1788 (or 24.02.1790), rector of Higham & Croft)
  m. (12.11.1787) Katharine Fisher (b 1756-7, bur 31.05.1792, dau of T. Fisher of Caldecote)
  iii. Joseph Chambers in London (b 30.08.1741)
  m. (23.12.166) Elizabeth Margaretta Vanham
  iv. Matilda Chambers
  m. (23.03.1756) William or John King of Stoke Golding
  v.+ other issue - William (d unm in East Indies), Charles (bpt 25.02.1744, rector of South Kilworth), Anna Maria (b c1734, d 01.12.1743), Ann (bpt 20.01.1745, bur 10.07.1746)
  C. Penelope Chambers
  m. Thomas Mould of Appleby (minister of Measham & Gresley, m1. ??)
  i. Thomas Mould of Appleby (a 1804, curate of Measham)
2. Thomas Chambers (b 1684-5, d 23.04.1709)

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, reviewed & expanded 23.07.23 using vol 3 part 2) : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 2, 1798, p888), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, 'Pedigree of Browne of Stretton en le Field', facing p1029)
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