'Wilmot01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wilmot of Chaddesden, Wilmot (Wilmot-Sitwell) of Stainsby House

(1) This page was lunched on 30.06.05 and expanded on 15.09.17, using (we think) BP1934, BP1870 & BLG1952 and BLGI1912 respectively. It was reviewed on **.01.23 using Nichols. That review led to futher expansion of the page which, with a need to better identify what came from which source, led to some of the data previously shown below being moved to Wilmot03 & Wilmot04.
(2) Nichols, who provides the first 2 generations, reports that the following Robert "descended from an ancient family long seated at Sutton Bonyngton, Notts.".
(3) Nichols identifies the arms of Wilmot of Chaddesden & Shawell as "Sable, on a fess Or, between three eagles' heads, couped, Argent, as many escalops Gules; a canton Vaire, Ermine and Gules" and those of Wilmot of Osmaston as "Sable, on a fess Or, between three eagles' heads, couped, Argent, as many escalop shells Gules, all within a bordure engrailed of the second."
Robert Wilmot of Derby (a 1559)
1. John Wilmot of Derby & Spondon
  m. Elizabeth Simley of Spondon
  A. Robert Wilmot of Chaddesden & Spondon (d 08.02.1683)
  Robert is the first mentioned by BP1934 ('Wilmot of Chaddesden') other than to note that he "sprung" from the John of Spondon who purchased Chaddesden.
m. Dorothea Shrigley (dau of Lawrence Shrigley of Shrigley & Chaddesden)
  BP1934 ('Wilmot of Chaddesden') shows that Robert & Dorothea were parents of Robert (m. Mary Newton), Edward (m. Susanna Coke) & Nicholas (ancestor of Eardley-Wilmot of Berkswell). Provisonally, we follow Nichols who indicates that Burke has confused 2 generations of Edwards and shows as follows.
  i. Robert Wilmot (d unm 1657)
  ii. Edward Wilmot 'of Derby' (b by 1607, d before 1655, rector of Allhallows) generation omitted by BP1934
  m. Dorothy Gresley (dau of Sir George Gresley of Drakelow, relict of Robert Milward)
  a. Robert Wilmot 'of Chaddesden', Sheriff of Derbyshire (dsp 1661)
Nichols shows that this Robert d unm 1661. However, BP1934 shows Robert, elder brother of the Edward who m. Susanna Coke, as dsp after having married ...
  m. Mary Newton (dau of William Newton)
  b. Edward Wilmot of Chaddesden & Spondon
  m. (30.05.1667) Susanna Coke (dau of Richard Coke of Trusley)
  (1) Robert Wilmot of Chaddesden (b 16.07.1668, d 17**) - continued below
  m. (13.09.1691) Joyce Sacheverell (dau of William Sacheverell of Staunton/Motley)
  (2) Edward Wilmot of Spondon
  m. (27.12.1718) Catherine Cassandra Coke (dau/heir of William Coke of Trusley)
  (3) Richard Wilmot of Derby (MD)
m. Henrietta Cavendish (dau of William Cavendish of Doveridge)
  c. Dorothy Wilmot (d 17.11.1680)
  m. Thomas Roby of Castle Donington (m1. ??)
  iii. John Wilmot (d young)
  iv. Nicholas Wilmot of Osmaston (b 1611, d 28.12.1682)
  m. Dorothy Harpur (d 22.01.1682, dau of Sir Henry Harpur of Calke)
  v. Anne Wilmot
  m. E. Charlton
  vi. Elizabeth Wilmot
  m. Robert Miller (Mellor) (d 04.1656)
  B.+ another son + 3 daughters
2.+ other issue - Richard, Robert



Robert Wilmot of Chaddesden (b 16.07.1668, d 17**) - continued above
m. (13.09.1691) Joyce Sacheverell (dau of William Sacheverell of Staunton/Motley)
1. Sir Edward Wilmot, 1st Bart of Chaddesden (b 15/29.10.1693, d 21.11.1786, physician to Queen Caroline & Kings George II & III, 2nd son)
  The line of the baronets is supported by TCB (vol 5, 'Wilmot (of Chaddesden)', p110+).
  m. (by 1731) Sarah Marsh Meade (b c1702, d 10/11/14.09.1785, dau of Richard Meade (physician to King George II) by Ruth, dau of John Marsh of London)
  A. Sir Robert Meade Wilmot, 2nd Bart of Chaddesden (b 13/19.09.1731, d 09.09.1793)
  m. (13.05.1759) Mary Woollett (d 18.03.1811, dau of William Woollett or Woollet of Harbledown by Mary, dau/coheir of William Roberts of Harbledown)
  i. Sir Robert Wilmot, 3rd Bart of Chaddesden (b 05.07.1765, d 13.07.1842)
m1. (29.03.1796) Lucy Grimston (bpt 20.08.1772, d 05.1812, dau of Robert Grimston of Neswick by Elizabeth)
  a. Sir Henry Sacheverell Wilmot, 4th Bart of Chaddesden (b 11.02.1801, d 11.04.1872, Commander RN, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (13.12.1826) Maria Mundy (b c1815, d 24.12.1865, dau of Edward Miller Mundy of Shipley Hall by Nelly, dau of F. Barton)
  b. Richard Coke Wilmot (b 18.05.1802, dsp 16.11.1856)
  m. (03.07.1828) Ellenor Money (d 18.06.1895, dau of Rev. Kyrle Ernle Money of Much Marcle, brother of Maj. Gen. Sir James, Bart of Much Marcle)
  c. John Wilmot, later Grimston of Neswick, Yorkshire (b 10.05.1807, d 03.05.1879) had issue
  m. (23.09.1835) Jane Bewes (d 18.12.1889, dau of Thomas Bewes of Beaumont)
  d. Edward Woollett Wilmot of Buxton (b 03.08.1808, d 25.06.1864) had issue
  m1. (03.02.1831) Augusta Matilda Champion (dau of Charles Champion of Beaumont Chase)
m2. (13.01.1841) Elizabeth Darwin (d 22.12.1898, dau of Sir Francis Sacheverel Darwin of Breadsall Priory)
  e. Edmund Wilmot (b 15.10.1809, d 29.06.1869) had issue
  m. (01.06.1848) Ann Hurt (d 01.11.1893, dau of Francis Edward Hurt of Alderwasley)
  f. Lucy Maria Wilmot
  m. (1819) Samuel Rickards (rector of Stowlangtoff)
  g. Harriet Wilmot
  m. (1821) Rev. George Cornish (son of George of Salcombe Hill)
h.+ other issue - Roberts Robert (b 02.07.1799, dvp unm 24.02.1822), Anlaby Mead (b 1805, d 1827), Maria Anne (d 05.02.1857)
  m2. (26/28.05.1817) Bridget Holland (b c1774, d 30.12.1844, dau of Henry Holland of Chelsea, widow of Major General Robert Craufurd)
  k. Ellen Frances Wilmot
m. (10.05.1837) William John Sawrey Morritt of Rokeby Park (d 13.04.1874)
  ii. Edward Sacheverel Wilmot (b 16.09.1766, d 03.1809, rector of Langley)
  m. (04.1797) Anne Chambers (d 1818, dau of (James) Chambers of Stretton)
  a. Francis Sacheverel Wilmot (b 02.05.1804)
  m. (26.04.1843) Anne Broomhead (dau of Benjamin Broomhead)
  b. Anna Maria Wilmot (d 19.01.1863)
  m. (22.02.1819) Edward Sacheverell Chandos-Pole of Radbourne Hall (d 19.01.1863)
  c. Mary Frances Wilmot (d 23.11.1839)
  m1. Rev. John Biddulph (dsp 20.08.1837)
m2. (15.11.1838) George Dixon (dsp 15.05.1874, General)
  d. Emma Matilda Wilmot (dsp 25.06.1874)
  m1. (24.12.1822-9) Henry Dixon of Gledhow (dsp 03.08.1838)
  m2. (30.04.1850) Rev. Henry John Towe (d 02.02.1904)
  iii. Louisa Wilmot (d 23.04.1824)
  m. (04.01.1793) Sir William Cave-Browne, later Cave-Browne-Cave, 9th Bart of Stanford (b 19.02.1765, d 24.08.1838)
  iv. Elizabeth Wilmot
  m. Francis Bradshaw of Barton Blount
  v.+ other issue - Mary, Harriett Sydney, Charlotte Sarah
  B. Anne Wilmot
m. (1760) Thomas Heron
  C. Jane Wilmot
  m. Thomas Williams of Herringston
2. Richard Wilmot (d 02.12.1771, rector of Morley and Mickleover, 4th son)
  The following is mostly supported by BLG1952 ('Wilmot-Sitwell of Stainsby').
  m. (17.10.1746) Dorothy Degge (dau of Simon Degge of Derby & Blitheridge by Jane Staunton)
  A. Staunton Wilmot, later Wilmot-Sitwell of Renishaw (dsp)
B. Edward Sacheverell Wilmot, later Wilmot-Sitwell (b 1749, d 11.05.1836)
  m. (1777) Lucy Wheler (dau of Sir William Wheler, 6th Bart of Leamington Hastings)
  i. Edward Degge Wilmot-Sitwell of Stainsby House (b 28.02.1778, d unm 1860)
  ii. Hervey Wilmot-Sitwell of Stainsby House (b 1794, dsp 1874, vicar of Leamington Hastings)
  m. (1823) Sophia Wheler (d 23.11.1869, dau of Charles John Wheler, son of Sir Charles, 7th Bart)
  iii. Robert Sacheverell Wilmot-Sitwell of Morley & Stainsby House (b 24.01.1797, d 08.12.1891) had issue
  m. (18.11.1821) Charlotte Anne Bradshaw (dau of Francis Bradshaw of Barton Blount by Elizabeth Wilmot)
  iv. Mary Frances Wilmot (d 1839) probably of this generation
  m. John Biddulph (dsp 20.08.1837, rector of Frankton)
  v. Jane Wilmot-Sitwell (d 17.12.1852) probably of this generation
  m. (08.09.1810) John Bell Crompton of Duffield Hall (b 12.01.1785, d 1859)
  vi.+ 3 other sons and 6 other daughters
  C.+ other issue (dsp) - 3 other sons and 1 daughter (b 1748)
3. Elizabeth Wilmot probably of this generation
  m. Samuel Davison (rector of Dalbury)
  A. Jane Davison (only dau)
  m. John Floyer of Upway (b 28.05.1744, dsp 1789)
4.+ other issue (d unm) - Robert (d 1755), William

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Wilmot of Chaddesden'), BP1870 ('Wilmot (of Chaddesden)'), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 1, 1807, 'Pedigree of Wilmot of Chaddesden, Shawell and Osmaston', p344) with input/support as reported above
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