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Families covered: Palk of Haldon, Pynsent of Erchfont (Erthfont), Petty Lords Shelburne, Pashley of Gainsborough

Reportedly 7th in descent from a Henry Palk of Ambrooke (temp Henry VII) was ...
Walter Palk
m. _ Abraham
1. Sir Robert Palk, Governor of Madras, 1st Bart of Haldon (d 1791)
  m. (11.02.1761) Anne Vansittart (dau of Arthur Vansittart)
  A. Sir Lawrence Palk, 2nd Bart of Haldon (d 20.06.1813)
  m1. (07.08.1789) Mary Bligh (dsps 04.03.1791, dau of John Bligh, 3rd Earl of Darnley)
m2. (15.05.1792) Dorothy Elizabeth Vaughan (d 15.02.1849, dau of Wilmot Vaughan, 1st Earl of Lisburne)
  i. Sir Lawrence Vaughan Palk, 3rd Bart of Haldon (b 24.04.1793, d 16.05.1860) had issue
  m. (09.12.1815) Anna Eleonora Wrey (d 25.01.1846, dau of Sir Bourchier Wrey, Bart)
  ii. Robert John Malet Palk (b 15.05.1794, d 1870) had issue
  m. (05.08.1828) Harriett Hibbert (dau of George Hibbert of Portland Place)
  iii. Elizabeth Malet Palk (d 18.01.1827)§R§
  m. (15.05.1818) Sir Horace Beauchamp Seymour (b 22.11.1791, d 23.11.1851)
  iv. Mary Palk (d 23.07.1851)
  m. (27.08.1835) Ernest Augustus Vaughan, 4th Earl of Lisburne (b 30.08.1800, d 08.11.1873)
  v.+ other issue - Wilmot Henry (b 24.10.1796, d unm, rector of Ashcombe), John (b 25.04.1801, d 04.10.1838, Major), Edward (b 1804, d 22.01.1821), Arthur George (b 10.07.1806, d 27.11.1835, Rev.)
  B. Anne Palk (d 09.1791)
  m. (14.03.1786) Sir Bourchier Wrey, 7th Bart of Trebitch (b 22.02.1757, d 20.11.1826)
  C.+ other issue - Catherine (d unm), Emelia (d young 14.08.1786)
2.+ other issue - Walter, Grace



John Pynsent
1. John Pynsent of Chudleigh, Devon
  m. Joan Downham (dau of William Downham of Colhampton)
  A. John Pynsent of Carleton Corlieu, Leicestershire
  m. Mary Clifford (dau of Simon Clifford of Boscomb)
  i. Grisell Pynsent
  m. John St. Barbe of Broadlands (d 1658)
  ii. Elizabeth Pynsent (dsps)
  m. Sir John Bolles, Bart of Scampton
iii. Anne Pynsent (b c1641, bur 27.11.1694)
  m. Sir Villiers Chernocke, Bart of Hulcote (d 11.1694)
  B. William Pynsent of London (d by 1667, 3rd son)
  m. Anne Lancelott (dau of John Lancelott of London)
  i. Sir William Pynsent, Sheriff of Wiltshire, 1st Bart of Erchfont or Erthfont (b c1650, d c1719)
  m. Patience Bond (dau of John Bond, alderman of London)
  a. Sir William Pynsent, Sheriff of Somerset, 2nd Bart of Erchfont (b c1681, bur 30.01.1765)
  BEB1841 reports that Sir William died on 15.06.1754 and his son William on 08.01.1765 having become the 3rd baronet. TCB reports that the father was buried on 30.01.1765 and that the son dvp on 15.06.1754. We follow TCB.
  m. Mary Jennings (dau of Thomas Jennings of Burton, widow of Edmund Star)
  (1) William Pynsent (dvpsp 15.06.1754)
  m. ?? (widow of Edward Wadman)
  (2)+ other issue - Mary (dvp), Eleonora Ann (d unm 1763)
  b.+ other issue - Lancelot, John, Robert (d 19.09.1738), Patience, Anne, Elizabeth
  BEB1841 reports that the last baronet was Sir Robert (dsp 1781, "in holy orders"), cousin of the above William (the younger). This would imply that Robert was probably son of one of these younger sons. However, TCB reports that, although there was such a Robert (Pinsent) who claimed the title as heir male, the claim was spurious. Robert, vicar of Kilmurry & Dunmoylin, was in fact son of Robert of Athy, son of William of Athy, son of William (rector of Athy) whose connection with the above is not known.
  ii. Anne Pynsent (d young)
  C. Robert Pynsent (dsp)
  m. Anne Bettenham (dau of Stephen Bettenham of Bromley)
  D. Elizabeth Pynsent
  m. Thomas Washer of Henoke
  E. Grace Pynsent
  m. William Tottle of Bovey
  F.+ other issue - Humphrey (dsp), Eleanor (d unm)



Anthony Petty of Romsey, Hampshire father of the wife of James Naper, possibly also of ...
1. Sir William Petty (b 27.05.1623, d 16.12.1687)
  BE1883 reports that Sir WIlliam was born in Romsey and identifies him as "the celebrated Surveyor-General of Ireland". TCP (Shelburne) points out that he was in fact only the acting Surveyor-General. Neither mention the fact that, according to Wikipedia (which identifies his father as a Hampshire clothier) and other sites, he was a significant political & academic scientist, economist & philosopher. In consideration of his work, his widow was created a Baroness for life and his sons (successively) were created Barons.
  m. (1667) Elizabeth Waller, Baroness Shelburne (b c1636, d 02.1708, dau of Sir Hardress Waller of Castletown)
A. John Petty (bpt 15.02.1669, dvp bur 28.01.1670)
  B. Charles Petty, Lord Shelburne (b c1672, dsp 04.1696)
  m. (04.06.1690) Mary Williams (b c1673, d 12.1710, dau/coheir of Sir John Williams, 2nd Bart of Minster, by Susan Skipwith)
  C. Henry Petty, Lord Shelburne, Earl of Shelburne (b 22.10.1675, d 17.04.1751)
  m. (1699) Arabella Boyle (d 10.1750, dau of Charles Boyle, Lord Clifford)
  i. James Petty, 'Viscount Dunkeron' (b c1708, dvpsps 17.09.1750)
  m. (21.04.1737) Elizabeth Clavering (sister/coheir of Sir James Clavering, Bart)
  a. James Petty (b 07.11.1741, dvp 23.04.1742)
  ii. Anne Petty (dsp)
  m. (26.03.1722) Francis Bernard (son/heir of Judge Francis)
  D. Anne Petty
  m. (14.01.1692) Thomas FitzMaurice, 1st Earl of Kerry (d 13.03.1741)
  Their 2nd son was created Earl of Shelburne.
2. daughter
  m. James Naper of Loughcrew (d 09.1676)



William Pashley (rector of Grove & Barlborough)
m. Elizabeth Horncastle (dau of Richard Horncastle of Leeds)
1. William Pashley of Retford (b 1751, d 20.05.1789)
  m. (1778) Susanna Thyer (b 1754, d 22.08.1806, dau of John Thyer of Manchester by Mary Horncastle)
  A. Mary Pashley (d 05.10.1845)
m. (01.11.1803) Gamaliel Milner of Thurlston
  B. Elizabeth Pashley
  m. Benjamin Burbeary of Sheffield
  i.+ issue - James Pashley, Elizabeth Pashley, Sarah Susanna
2. George Pashley of Gainsborough
  m. _ Staniforth
  A. William Pashley
3. John Pashley of Gainsborough (b 1756, d 18.02.1833)
  m1. Caroline Branth of London
  A. John William Pashley
  m2. Elizabeth Marshall (dau of James Marshall of York (by Susanna Horncastle), widow of William Etherington of Manchester)

Main source(s):
(1) For Palk (uploaded 17.10.05) : BP1870 (Palk), BP1934 (Haldon)
(2) For Pynsent (uploaded 07.12.06) : BEB1841 (Pynsent of Erthfont), TCB (vol iv, Pynsent of Erchfont)
(3) For Petty (uploaded 23.06.09) : BE1883 (Petty of Shelburne), TCP (Shelburne)
(4) For Pashley (uploaded 21.07.16) : FMG (vol 3, MS532/3, 'Horncastle-Marshall', p1168+)
[The section on Pudsey has been moved to Pudsey1. The section on Pinchon has been moved to Pinchon1.]
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