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Worsley later Worsley-Holmes, of Apuldercombe, Isle of Wight (Eng Baronet, 1611 - 1825)

 

Creation: let.pat. 29 Jun 1611

 

Extinct: 10 Jan 1825

 

Family name: Worsley later Worsley-Holmes

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Arms:

Argent a Chevron Sable between three Falcons of the last beaked legged and belled Or (Ancient Arms: Argent a Chief Gules)

Crest:

A Wolf's Head erased Or (Ancient Crest: A Wyvern wings endorsed Azure armed and legged Gules)

Motto:

Ut Sursum Desuper

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Sir Richard Worsley, 1st Bt. MP

son and heir of Thomas Worsley, of Apuldercombe in the Isle of Wight, by his wife Barbara St John, dau. of William St John, of Farley, co. Hampshire

born

c. 1589

mar.

c. 1610 Frances Neville, 2nd dau. of Sir Henry Neville, of Billingbeare, co. Berkshire, by his wife Anne Killigrew, dau. of Sir Henry Killigrew

children

1. Sir Henry Worsley, 2nd Bt.

2. Richard Worsley (d. unm.)

3. Thomas Worsley, of Bembridge, Isle of Wight, mar. Sarah Roe, of co. Shrewsbury, and had issue:

1a. George Worsley, mar. ..... Lisle, of the Isle of Wight, and had issue:

1b. Rev John Worsley, Vicar of Gatcombe, mar. Margaret Hancock, of Hampshire, and had issue:

1c. Thomas Robert Worsley, of Pidford, Isle of Wight, mar. Jane Holmes, sister of Thomas [Holmes], 1st Baron Holmes, and dau. of Henry Holmes, of Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, Lieut Governor of the Isle of Wight, by his wife and cousin Mary Holmes, illegit. dau. of Sir Robert Holmes, Governor of the Isle of Wight, and had issue:

1d. Sir Henry Worsley later Worsley-Holmes, 8th Bt.

4. John Worsley (b. 1617; d. unm.)

1. Anne Worsley (dsp.), mar. Sir John Leigh, of Bury, co. Lancaster

2. Elizabeth Worsley (bur. 28 Dec 1652 at Kingston, Isle of Wight), mar. Sir John Meux, 1st Bt. MP, of Kingston, Isle of Wight, and had issue

3. Dorothy Worsley (d. unm.)

died

27 Jun 1621 (bur. at Godshill, Isle of Wight)

created

29 June 1611 a Baronet of England, styled "of Apuldercombe, Isle of Wight"

suc. by

son

note

knighted 1610/11; Member of Parliament for Newport (Isle of Wight) 1614 and 1621

 

Sir Henry Worsley, 2nd Bt. MP

born

1612

married

1634 Bridget Wallop (d. before 1676), 4th dau. of Sir Henry Wallop, of Farley Wallop, co. Hampshire, by his wife Elizabeth Corbet, dau. and hrss. of Robert Corbet, of Moreton Corbet

children

1. Henry Worsley (dvp. young)

2. Sir Robert Worsley, 3rd Bt.

3. Sir James Worsley, of Pilewell, co. Hampshire (b. 1645), mar. 1688 Mary Stuart (b. 1643), dau. of Sir Nicholas Stuart, 1st Bt. MP, of Hartley Mauduit, co. Hampshire, by his wife Mary Sandys, only dau. of Sir Miles Sandys, of Miserden, co. Gloucester, by his wife Mary Hanbury, dau. of Sir John Hanbury, of Kelmarsh, co. Northampton, and had issue:

1a. Sir James Worsley, 5th Bt.

2a. Charles Worsley (d. 1739)

3a. Stuart Worsley (dsp.)

1a. Sandys Worsley, mar. Peter Bettesworth, of Brockenhurst

1. Bridget/Frances Worsley, mar. John Williams, of Luel

2. Jane Worsley, mar. Sir George Brown, of Woolverton, and had issue

died

11 Sep 1666

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Newport (Isle of Wight) 1640 and 1640-1648 and for Newton (Isle of Wight) 1660 and 1661-1666; Sheriff of Hampshire 1658

 

Sir Robert Worsley, 3rd Bt. MP

born

1643

mar.

1667 Mary Herbert (b. c. 1648; mar. (2) 23 Apr 1648 as his second wife Edward [Noel], 1st Earl of Gainsborough; d. 6 Apr 1693; bur. at Great Mintern, co. Dorset), dau. of Hon James Herbert, of Kingsey, co. Buckingham (by his wife Jane Spiller, dau. of Sir Robert Spiller, of Laleham, co. Middlesex), 2nd surv. son of Philip [Herbert], 4th Earl of Pembroke, by his first wife Lady Susan de Vere, half-sister and cohrss. in her issue of Henry [de Vere], 18th Earl of Oxford, and 3rd dau. of Edward [de Vere], 17th Earl of Oxford, by his first wife Hon Anne Cecil, 1st dau. by his second wife of William [Cecil], 1st Baron Burghley

children

1. Sir Robert Worsley, 4th Bt.

2. Henry Worsley, Governor of Barbados (d. unm. 15 Mar 1747)

1. Jane Worsley (dsp. before 28 Aug 1694), mar. as his first wife Sir Nathaniel Napier, 3rd Bt., of Middlemarsh Hall and More Critchell, co. Dorset

died

1676

suc. by

son

note

knighted 1664; Member of Parliament for Newton (Isle of Wight) 1666-1676

 

Sir Robert Worsley, 4th Bt. MP

born

1669

married

after 13 Aug 1690 Hon Frances Thynne (d. Apr 1750), only dau. of Thomas [Thynne], 1st Viscount Weymouth, by his wife Lady Frances Finch, 1st dau. of Heneage [Finch], 3rd Earl of Winchilsea, by his second wife Lady Mary Seymour, 2nd dau. by his second wife of William [Seymour], 2nd Duke of Somerset

children

1. Robert Worsley (b. 1695; dvp. unm. 1714)

2. Thynne Worsley (b. 1711; dvpsp. 1741), mar. Henrietta Maria Wither (mar. (2) 1748 Edward Bramston, of Boreham), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Charles Wither, of Hall Place, by his wife Frances Wavell, dau. of Thomas Wavell, of Winchester, co. Hampshire

1. Frances Worsley (b. 6 Mar 1693/4; d. 20 Jun 1743), mar. 17 Oct 1710 as his first wife John [Carteret], 2nd Baron Carteret later 2nd Earl Granville, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 29 Jul 1747

suc. by

cousin

note

Member of Parliament for Newton (Isle of Wight) 1715-22

 

Sir James Worsley, 5th Bt. MP

born

1672

mar.

25 Feb 1713/4 Rachael Mettick, dau. of Thomas Merrick

only child

1. Sir Thomas Worsley, 6th Bt.

died

12 Jun 1756

suc. by

son

note

admitted to the Inner Temple 1691; Member of Parliament for Newton (Isle of Wight) 1695-1701, 1705-22 and 1727-41

 

Sir Thomas Worsley, 6th Bt.

born

22 Apr 1728

mar.

4 Mar 1749 Lady Elizabeth Boyle (b. 7 May 1731; d. 16 Jan 1800), only dau. of John [Boyle], 5th Earl of Cork, by his first wife Lady Henrietta Hamilton, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of George [Hamilton], 1st Earl of Orkney

children

1. Sir Richard Worsley, 7th Bt.

1. Henrietta Frances Worsley (b. 10 Jul 1758; d. 25 Jul 1791), mar. 3 Jun 1784 as his first wife Hon John Bridgeman later Bridgeman-Simpson, of Babworth Hall, co. Nottingham (b. 13 May 1763; d. 5 Jun 1850), 2nd son of Henry [Bridgeman], 1st Baron Bradford, by his wife Elizabeth Simpson, dau. and hrss. of Rev John Simpson, of Stoke Hall,co. Derby, and had issue

died

23 Sep 1768

suc. by

son

note

 

Rt Hon Sir Richard Worsley, 7th Bt. MP

born

13 Feb 1751

mar.

20 Sep 1775 as her first husband Seymour Dorothy Fleming (b. 5 Oct 1758; mar. (2) 12 Sep 1807 John Lewis Cuchet later Fleming; d. 9 Sep 1818), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir John Fleming, 1st Bt., of Brompton Park, co. Middlesex, by his wife Jane Coleman, only dau. of William Coleman, of Garnhay, co. Devon, by his wife Jane Seymour, sister of Edward [Seymour], 8th Duke of Somerset, and 7th dau. of Sir Edward Seymour, 5th Bt. MP, of Berry Pomeroy, co. Devon

children

1. ..... Worsley (dvp. an infant)

1. ..... Worsley (dvp. an infant)

died

s.p.m. 5 Aug 1805

suc. by

fourth cousin

note

Member of Parliament for Newport (Isle of Wight) 1774-84 and for Newton (Isle of Wight) 1790-93 and 1796-1802; Clerk of the Privy Council; Comptroller of the Board of Green Cloth 1777; Comptroller of the Household; Privy Councillor 1779; Capt Gen and Vice Admiral of the Isle of Wight; Minister to the Republic of Venice 1796-97; on his death the estate of Apuldercombe was inherited by his niece, Henrietta Anna Maria Charlotte Bridgeman-Simpson, dau. and hrss. of his sister Henrietta Frances Bridgeman-Simpson and later wife of Charles [Anderson-Pelham], 2nd Baron Yarborough, who in 1837 was created Baron Worsley, of Apuldercombe in the Isle of Wight, and Earl of Yarborough

 

Rev Sir Henry Worsley later Worsley-Holmes, 8th Bt.

born

1756

mar.

his first cousin Hon Elizabeth Worsley (b. c. 1759; d. 20 Jan 1832), widow of Edward Meux Worsley, of Gatcombe, Isle of Wight (a very distant cousin of her second husband, descended from a brother of the 1st Baronet), and 1st dau. and cohrss. of Leonard [Troughear later Holmes], 1st Baron Holmes, by his wife Elizabeth Terrell, dau. of Rev Thomas Terrell, Rector of Calbourne, Isle of Wight

children

1. Sir Leonard Thomas Worsley-Holmes, 9th Bt.

2. Richard Fleming Worsley-Holmes (b. 1791; dsp. 26 Jul 1814)

1. Margaret Worsley-Holmes

died

7 Apr 1811

suc. by

son

note

assumed the name of Holmes after that of Worsley in 1804 pursuant to the will of his uncle, Thomas [Holmes], 1st Baron Holmes

 

Sir Leonard Thomas Worsley-Holmes, 9th Bt. MP

born

16 Jul 1787

mar.

5 Jun 1813 his first cousin once removed Anne Redstone Delgarno, dau. of John Delgarno, of Newport, Isle of Wight, by his wife ..... Troughear, sister of Leonard [Troughear later Holmes], 1st Baron Holmes

children

1. Elizabeth Worsley-Holmes (b. c. 1815; d. 30 Jun 1874), mar. 3 Oct 1833 William Henry Ashe [ Court later Court Holmes], 2nd Baron Heytesbury, and had issue

2. Anne Emily Worsley-Holmes (d. 16 Oct 1906), mar. 3 Jul 1844 Gen Lord Alexander George Russell GCB (b. 16 Dec 1821; d. 10 Jan 1907), 7th son of John [Russell], 6th Duke of Bedford, by his second wife Lady Georgiana Gordon, 5th dau. of Alexander [Gordon], 4th Duke of Gordon, by his first wife Jane Maxwell, dau. of Sir William Maxwell of Monreith, 3rd Bt., and had issue

died

s.p.m. 10 Jan 1825

note

Member of Parliament for Newport (Isle of Wight) 1809-25

 

On the death of the 9th Baronet the Baronetcy of Worsley later Worlsey-Holmes, of Apuldercombe, Isle of Wight, became extinct.

 

First written 26 Aug 2015

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