Margaret Barclay-Maitland1

F, #6281, d. 21 April 1841
Last Edited=5 Apr 2009
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Margaret Barclay-Maitland was the daughter of Hon. Charles Barclay-Maitland of Tillicoultrie and Isabel Barclay of Towie.1 She married, firstly, Major Archibald Erskine, son of John Erskine and Anne Stirling, on 7 April 1781.2 She married, secondly, Charles Ogilvy before 1822.1 She married, thirdly, Charles Dundas, 1st and last Baron Amesbury, son of Thomas Dundas of Fingask and Lady Janet Maitland, on 25 January 1822.1 She died on 21 April 1841 at Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland.1 Her will was probated in June 1841.1
      From 7 April 1781, her married name became Erskine.1 From before 1822, her married name became Ogilvy.1 From 25 January 1822, her married name became Dundas.1 As a result of her marriage, Margaret Barclay-Maitland was styled as Baroness Amesbury on 16 May 1832.

Child of Margaret Barclay-Maitland and Major Archibald Erskine

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 121. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 567. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lt.-Gen. William Amherst1

M, #6282, b. 5 February 1732, d. 13 May 1781
Last Edited=31 Jul 2012
     Lt.-Gen. William Amherst was baptised on 5 February 1732.2 He was the son of Jeffrey Amherst and Elizabeth Kerrill.3 He married Elizabeth Paterson, daughter of Thomas Paterson, on 31 March 1766.2 He died on 13 May 1781 at age 49.2
     He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to King George III.2 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Portsmouth.2 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General.2

Children of Lt.-Gen. William Amherst and Elizabeth Paterson

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 122. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 87. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 121.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Jeffrey Amherst1

M, #6283, b. 29 July 1677, d. 21 October 1750
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
Jeffrey Amherst
by Thomas Huson 2
     Jeffrey Amherst was baptised on 29 July 1677.3 He was the son of Jeffery Amherst and Elizabeth Yates.3 He married Elizabeth Kerrill, daughter of Thomas Kerrill. He died on 21 October 1750 at age 73 at Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Kent, England.1
     He was admitted to Gray's Inn entitled to practice as a barrister.1 He held the office of Bencher of Gray's Inn.3 He lived at Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Kent, England.1

Children of Jeffrey Amherst and Elizabeth Kerrill

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 121. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 87. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Amherst, John, c1718-1788". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Elizabeth Kerrill1

F, #6284, d. circa April 1752
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
Elizabeth Kerril
by Thomas Hudson 2
     Elizabeth Kerrill was the daughter of Thomas Kerrill.1 She married Jeffrey Amherst, son of Jeffery Amherst and Elizabeth Yates. She died circa April 1752.2 She was buried on 1 May 1752.3
      Her married name became Amherst.

Children of Elizabeth Kerrill and Jeffrey Amherst

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 121. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 87. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Amherst, John, c1718-1788". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Thomas Kerrill1

M, #6285
Last Edited=21 Jul 2003
     Thomas Kerrill lived at Hadlow, Kent, England.1

Child of Thomas Kerrill

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 121. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


Field Marshal Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Holmesdale1

M, #6286, b. 29 January 1716/17, d. 3 August 1797
Last Edited=23 Jan 2011
Lt.-Gen. Sir Jeffrey Amherst
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1768 2
     Field Marshal Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Holmesdale was born on 29 January 1716/17.1 He was the son of Jeffrey Amherst and Elizabeth Kerrill.1 He married, firstly, Jane Dalison, daughter of Thomas Dalison and Jane Etherington, on 20 May 1753 at Gray's Inn Chapel, London, England.3 He married, secondly, Elizabeth Cary, daughter of Lt.-Gen. Hon. George Cary and Isabella Ingram, on 26 March 1767 at Clifford Street, St. James's, London, England.3 He died on 3 August 1797 at age 80 at Montreal, Kent, England, without issue.3 He was buried on 10 August 1797 at Sevenoaks, Kent, England.3 His will was probated in August 1797.3
      He was a page to the Duke of Dorset.1 He gained the rank of Ensign in 1731 in the service of the 1st Regiment of Foot Guards.1 He fought in the Battle of Roucoux, serving under Ligonier.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1745.1 He fought in the Battle of Dettingen, serving under Ligonier.1 He fought in the Battle of Lauffeld, serving under the Duke of Cumberland.1 He fought in the Battle of Fontenoy, serving under Ligonier.1 He fought in the Battle of Hastenbeck, serving under the Duke of Cumberland.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the forces in North America between 1758 and 1764.1 He fought in the taking of Louisberg on 26 July 1758.1 He fought in the capture of the Fort du Quesne on 24 November 1758.1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1759.1 He held the office of Governor of Virginia between 1759 and 1768.1 He fought in the capture of Niagara on 25 July 1759.1 He fought in the capture of Ticonderoga on 26 July 1759.1 He fought in the capture of Crown Point on 4 August 1759.1 He fought in the capture of Quebec on 18 September 1759.1 He fought in the capture of Fort Levi on 25 August 1760.1 He fought in the capture of Isle au Noix on 28 August 1760.1 He fought in the capture of Montreal on 8 September 1760, and with it, the rest of Canada.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 23 March 1761.1 He fought in the recapture of St. John's, Newfoundland on 18 September 1762.1 On 12 December 1763 he succeeded to the estate of Riverhead on the death of his first brother, Sackville.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1765.1 He held the office of Governor of Guernsey between 1770 and 1797.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1772.1 He held the office of Lieutenant-General of the Ordnance between 1772 and 1782.1 He was created 1st Baron Amherst of Holmesdale, Kent [Great Britain] on 20 May 1776.3 He gained the rank of General in 1778.1 He was Commander-in-Chief between 1778 and 1782.1 He was created 1st Baron Amherst of Montreal, Kent [Great Britain] on 6 September 1788, with a special remainder to his nephew, William Pitt Amherst.3 In 1795 he refused an Earldom.1 He gained the rank of Field Marshal on 30 July 1796.1
     Walpole described him as "provident, methodic, conciliating and cool."1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     
     On his death, the Barony Amherst of Holmesdale became exinct, and the Barony of Montreal went to his nephew, William Pitt AMherst, as per its remainder.3

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 121. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 122.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Amherst. Jeffrey, 1717-1797". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Sackville Amherst1

M, #6287, b. 1715, d. 12 December 1763
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
     Sackville Amherst was born in 1715.1,2 He was the son of Jeffrey Amherst and Elizabeth Kerrill.1 He died on 12 December 1763, without issue.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 121. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 87. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Jane Dalison1

F, #6288, b. 14 February 1722/23, d. 7 January 1765
Last Edited=2 Aug 2003
     Jane Dalison was born on 14 February 1722/23.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Dalison and Jane Etherington.1 She married Field Marshal Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Holmesdale, son of Jeffrey Amherst and Elizabeth Kerrill, on 20 May 1753 at Gray's Inn Chapel, London, England.1 She died on 7 January 1765 at age 41 at Tonbridge, Kent, England, without issue.1 She was buried at Plaxtole, Kent, England.1
      From 20 May 1753, her married name became Amherst.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 122. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Thomas Dalison1

M, #6289
Last Edited=22 Jul 2003
     Thomas Dalison lived at Hamptons, Kent, England.1 He lived at Manton, Lincolnshire, England.1

Child of Thomas Dalison and Jane Etherington

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 122. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Jane Etherington1

F, #6290
Last Edited=22 Jul 2003
     Jane Etherington is the daughter of Captain Richard Etherington.1

Child of Jane Etherington and Thomas Dalison

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 122. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.