'Compton03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Compton of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Compton of Carham, Compton of Gainslaw (Gainslow), Compton of Learmouth
[Much of the following was originally included on Compton02. It was moved here to facilitate review & expansion.]

                               
Anthony Compton of Spital in Tweedmouth
m. (16.06.1631) Constance Watson (dau of Thomas Watson)
1. Anthony Compton, Mayor of Berwick-upon-Tweed (a 1659, bur 08.06.1712) the first mentioned by Commoners
  Commoners suggests that Anthony married the sister of Thomas Dickinson, alderman of Berwick. Vickers identifies his wife as ...
  m. (14.01.1659/60) Margery Pratt (bpt 14.02.1636/7, bur 21.03.1708/9, dau of Elias Pratt (alderman of Berwick))
  A. Anthony Compton 'of Gainslow', Mayor of Berwick-upon-Tweed (bpt 13.06.1666, bur 25.09.1728)
m. (15.09.1690) Hannah Hutchinson (bur 25.09.1715, dau of Jonathan Hutchinson of Newcastle (alderman) & Charlton Hall (MP))
  i. William Compton of Gainslaw (Gainslow) (b 04.02.1699, d 25.09.1774, recorder of Berwick, 3rd son)
  m1. Jane Forster (bpt 10.07.1730?, dau of George Forster)
  a. Hannah Compton (d 07.1821)
  m. (23.11.1780) Robert Ogle of Eglingham
  m2. Mary (b c1723, d 20.02.1809)
  ii. Anthony Compton of Carham (b 23.05.1706, d 31.10.1755, 5th son)
Commoners suggests that Anthony married Elizabeth, dau of Thomas Wood of Beadnell. Vickers correctly identifies her as a generation earlier, being ...
  m. (c02.1730/1) Elizabeth Wood (bur 09.12.1766, dau of John Wood of Presson)
  a. Anthony Compton of Carham (bpt 05.10.1732, d 28.04.1770)
  m. (01.06.1769) Jennet or Jessy Home (dau of James Home of Ayton Hall, brother of Earl of Home, m2. James Smith of Edinburgh)
  b. Ralph Compton of Hetherslaw, later of Carham (bur 07.04.1782)
  m. Bridget Robson (b 1729-30, d 31.07.1803)
  (1) Anthony Compton of Carham, Mayor of Berwick (bpt 03.11.1765, d 16.07.1830) had issue (2 daus)
m. Catherine Wood (bpt 30.10.1787, d 1872, dau of Thomas Boodwood of Bamburgh)
  (2) Ralph Compton of Learmouth, later of Milkington (co. Durham) (bpt 26.08.1767, d 22.08.1837) had issue
  m. (11.01.1803) Isabella Darling (b c1780, d 25.07.1817, dau of Ralph Darling, sister of James of Hetherslaw)
  (3) William Compton (bpt 04.06.1769, a 1796, vicar of St. Olave (Exeter), vicar of Carham) had issue
  m. (09.11.1801) Mary Lundie (dau of Blake Stow Lundie of Spital)
(4) Fenwick (probably not Frederick) Compton 'of Carham' of New Learmouth (d c1830) had issue
  m. (29.11.1804) Mary Younghusband (b 1778, d 1835, dau of Thomas Younghusband of Elwick)
  (5) Mary Compton (bpt 11.10.1761)
  Commoners suggests that Mary married R. Nesbit of Lofton House. Vickers identifies her husband as ...
  m. Thomas Nesbit of Redden
  (6) Elizabeth Compton
  m. (c08.1788) William Bugg (postmaster of Belford, nephew of Abraham Dixon of Belford Hall)
  (A) William Bugg, later Compton (RN) possibly fits here
  m. Sarah Wood (bpt 15.11.1788, dsp 1872, dau of Thomas Wood of Bamburgh)
  (7)+ other issue - Thomas of London (bpt 04.02.1771, a 1797), Hannah (bpt 13.03.1763, d infant?), Hannah (bpt 23.06.1764), Bridget (d unm 05/12.1829)
  c. Thomas Compton (bpt 07.11.1741, dsp 12.06.1798, farmer, 4th son)
  m1. (16.07.1768) Elizabeth Wood (dau of William Wood of Presson)
m2. (18.12.1776) Frances Smart (dau of Robert Smart)
  d. Mary Compton (bpt 01.03.1737/8, d 02.08.1811)
  m. Thomas Shafto of Dunston (Dunstan)
  e.+ other issue - William of Wester Melkington (bpt 29.01.1739/40, d unm 1783, Captain), John (bur 11.01.1748)
  iii. Ruth Compton (b 13.11.1695)
  m. (c07.1717) Henry Selwin of Berwick
  iv. Hannah Compton (b 09.1701, d 1744)
  m. (20.01.1726/7) William Jones (comptroller-general of the Customs in Scotland)
  a. Rebecca Jones
  m. Sir George Colquhoun, Bart
  v.+ other issue - Anthony (b 31.10.1692, d 08.02.1696/7), Anthony (b 23.02.1697/8, bur 10.05.1699), Ralph of Berwick (b 10.11(or05).1704, d c1748), Ruth (b/d 27.06.1693), Margery (b/d 1698), Miriam (bpt 20.03.1698/9)
  B. Sarah Compton (bpt 09.12.1662)
  m. (06.10.1687) Joseph Watson of Berwick
  C. Anne Compton (bpt 29.08.1671, bur 12.02.1698/9)
  m. (02.01.1695/6) William Cooper of Berwick (MD)
  D.+ other issue - Anne (bpt 30.04.1661, bur 21.03.1670/1), Margerie (bpt 04.10.1674, bur 31.03.1699)

Main source(s): 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 11, Kenneth Vickers, 1922, 'Compton of Carham', p29+) with input/support from the section on 'Compton of Carham Hall' in Commoners (vol 4, 'Hodgson-Hinde of Elswick House', p311+)
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