'Basset5'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Basset of Heanton Court, Basset of Stratton, Basset of Tehidy, Basset of Umberleigh
[Much of this page was previously within Basset2. It was moved here to facilitate expansion.]

Sir Arthur Basset of Tehidy, Umberleigh and Heanton Court (b 1540, d 1586)
m. Eleanor Chichester (dau of Sir John Chichester of Raleigh (Rawley))
1. Sir Robert Basset of Umberleigh (b c1573, d 11.11.1671)
  m. Elizabeth Periam (b c1569, d 1633, dau of Sir William Periam, chief baron of the Exchequer)
  A. Arthur Basset 'of Umberleigh' of Heanton Court, Governor of St. Michael's Mount (b 1597, d 07.01.1672, Colonel, 2nd son)
  BLG1886 identifies Arthur's wife as a dau/coheir of Leigh of Burrough. Vivian identifies her as ...
  m. (13.04.1629) Agnes Leigh (dau of Sir William Leigh of Northam)
  i. John Basset of Heanton Punchardon (b c1630, dvp 08.1660)
  m. Susannah Bluet (d 22.04.1662, dau of John Bluett of Holcombe Regis)
  a. John Basset of Heanton Court (b 1652, d 13.05..1686)
  m. Elizabeth Acland (b c1665, d 06.11.1683, dau of Arthur Acland of Bittadon)
(1) John Basset of Heanton Court (bur 03.08.1721)
  m. (20.08.113) Elizabeth Hooper (dau of Sir Nicholas Hooper of Fulbrooke (Fullabrook), m2. Rev. Thomas Morrison)
  (A) John Basset of Heanton Court, Sheriff of Devon
  BLG1886 mentions only one son in this generation, Francis who married Eleanor Courtenay. Vivian identifies Francis as "youngest son" but shows that it was John who married ...
  m. (10.06.1734) Eleanor Courtenay (b 04.02.1710, d 1764, dau of Sir William Courtenay, 2nd Bart of Powderham)
  (i) Francis Basset of Heanton Court (d unm 1802)
  (ii) Eustachia Basset
  m. John Hooke Campbell (Lord Lyon King of Arms)
  (iii) Eleanora Basset (d 16.09.1800)
  m. (11.08.1763) John Davie of Orleigh
  (a) Joseph Davie, later Basset of Watermouth & Umberlegh (b 18.05.1764, a 1803) had issue
  m. Mary Irwin (dau of Christopher Irwin of Barnstaple, niece of Lt.Col. _ Harris)
  (b) Charles Davie (rector of Heanton Punchardon) had issue
  m. Bridget Boyfield of Lee
  (c) Eleanora Davie
  m. Rev. Lewis Lewis of Gwinfe
  (d) Julia Davie
  m. Rev. J.W. Beadon
  (e) Eustachia Davie
  m. _ Shairp (Captain)
  (f) Charlotte Davie
  m. _ Debrisay (General)
(g) Mary Davie
  m1. _ Lumsden
  m2. _ Jones
  (h)+ other issue - John (Captain RN, had issue), Peregrine (had issue), others (d young/unm)
  (B) Francis Basset (a 1720)
  (2) Elizabeth Basset possibly of this generation
m. (sp) John Bampfylde (b 08.04.1690, d 17.09.1750, MP)
  b. Arthur Basset (a 1672)
  c. Francis Basset 'of Heanton Punchardon'
  m. Elizabeth Connock (dau of John Connock of Treworgey, sister of Nicholas)
  ii. Arthur Basset
  m. _ Cowch
  a. son (d young)
  iii.+ other issue - William, Francis
  B. Ann Basset
  m. (c1614) Jonathan Rashleigh of Cornwall
  C. Elizabeth Basset
  m. (1621) George Yeo of Huish
  D.+ other issue - Arthur (dsp), William (b 28.03.1602, d 07.05.1634), Elinor (d unm before 18.02.1634-5), Mary (a 1634)
2. Ann Basset
  m. John Chichester of Hall (d 1608)
3. Margaret Basset
  m. Richard Duke of Otterton
4.+ other issue (a 1585) - Sir Arthur, William, Francis, John



James Basset of Tehidy (d 08.02.1603/4)
m. (1587) Jane Godolphin (dau of Sir Francis Godolphin of Godolphin)
1. Sir Francis Basset of Tehidy, Sheriff of Cornwall (b c1593, d 19.09.1645)
  m. (30/1.08.1620) Anne Trelawny (dau of Sir Jonathan Trelawny of Trelawny)
A. John Basset of Tehidy (d 11.1656, 2nd son)
  m. Anne Delbridge (dau/heir of Robert Delbridge or Dellridge of Barnstaple)
  i. Francis Basset of Tehidy (d 1675)
  m. Lucy Hele (a 1718, dau/heir of John Hele)
  a. Francis Basset of Tehidy (b 10.02.1674, d 11.12.1721)
  m1. Elizabeth Spencer (dsp, dau of Sir Thomas Spencer of Yarnton, widow of Sir Samuel Garrard)
m2. Mary Pendarves (d 1740, dau/heir of Rev. John Pendarves of Drewsteignton)
  (1) John Pendarves Basset of Tehidy (b 1713, d 19/25.09.1739)
  m. (12.04.1737) Anne Prideaux (dau of Sir Edmund Prideaux, Bart of Netherton)
  (A) John Prideaux Basset of Tehidy (b 22.05.1740, dsp 28.05.1756)
  (2) Francis Basset of Imley, later of Tehidy (d 17.11.1769, MP)
  m. (19.10.1756) Margaret St. Aubyn (d 19.10.1768, dau of Sir John St. Aubyn, Bart of Clowance)
  (A) Sir Francis Basset, Bart of Tehidy, Lord de Dunstanville of Tehidy, Lord Basset of Stratton (b 09.08.1757, d 14.02.1835)
m1. (16.05.1780) Frances Susanna Coxe (d 14.06.1823, dau of John Hippisley Coxe of Ston Easton)
  (i) Frances Basset, Baroness Basset of Stratton (b 01.05.1781, d unm 22.01.1855)
  m2. (13.07.1824, sp) Harriet Lemon (dau of Sir William Lemon, Bart of Carclew)
  (B) John Basset (rector of Illogan & Camborne)
  m. (04.10.1790) Mary Wingfield (dau of George Wingfield of Durham)
  (i) John Basset of Stratton, Sheriff of Cornwall (b 1791, d 04.07.1843, Lt. Colonel) had issue
m. (06.1830) Elizabeth Mary Price (dau of Sir Rose Price, Bart of Trengwainton)
  (C) Margaret Basset (bpt 09.1758, d 05.05.1842)
  m. (1776) John Rogers of Treassowe and Penrose (d 22.02.1832)
  (D)+ other issue (d unm) - Anne (d 1779), Cecilia, Mary, Catherine
  (3) Mary Basset
  m. Rev. John Collins of Redruth
  (4) Lucy Basset (d 01.01.1758)
  m. (18.07.1745) John Enys of Enys (b 1710, d 1773)
(5) Ann Basset
  m. Nicholas Sweet Archer of Trelaske
  (6) Elizabeth Basset (d unm before 19.04.1744)
  b. Lucy Basset
  m. _ Praed
  ii.+ other issue - Charles (d 09.1709, rector of Camborne/Illogan), John (d unm 01.1708), Anne (d unm 10.175), Elizabeth (d unm), Lucy
  B. Elizabeth Basset
  m. Sir John Keling of Southill (d 10.05.1671, Chief Justice)
  C. Jane Basset (b c1624, d 17.09.1691) probably of this generation
  m. Sir John Musters of Colwick
  D.+ other issue - Francis (dvpsp 18.01.1637), Charles (bur 29.05.1627)
2. Margery Basset
  m. Henry Trengove alias Nance
3. Johanna (Jane) Basset
  m. (22.07.1613) William Courtenay of Tremara
4.+ other issue - Sir Thomas (Major General), James, Sir Arthur (Colonel), Nicholas, Grace, Margaret/Mary

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Basset of Umberleigh), BLG1886 (Basset of Umberleigh and Watermouth)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, Basset of Tehidy), BLG1886 (Basset of Trehidy), BLG1952 (Basset formerly of Tehidy)
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