'BZmisc16'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Baauw of Beechland, Best Lord Wynford, Blackburn of Marrick Abbey, Blackburn of St. Nicholas

                               
According to BLG1886, "This family is of Dutch extraction, many of its members having been Burgomasters of Amsterdam."
Gerald Blaauw (b 1708, d 13.12.1775)
m. (13.06.1730) Maria Agneta Van Heyst (dau of David Van Heyst)
1. William Blaauw (b 09.11.1748, d 27.12.1808, to England)
  m1. (1772) Anne Charlotte Le Maitre (dau of Charles Le Maitre)
  A. Maria Anne Blaauw (d 06.02.1821)
  m. (06.02.1796) Thomas Gardiner Bramston of Skreens (d 1831)
  B. Charlotte Julia Blaauw (d 1787)
  m2. (1789) Loiusa Puller (d 26.10.1842, dau of Christopher Puller of Woodford)
  C. William Henry Blaauw of Beechland, Sheriff of Sussex (b 25.05.1793, d 26.04.1870) had issue
  m1. (14.06.1825) Harriet King (d 26.05.1828, dau of John King MP)
  m2. (16.06.1832) Margaret Emily Gillman (dau/coheir of Sir John St Leger Gillman, Bart of Curraheen, by Hannah (sb Susanna), dau of Sir Thomas Miller, Bart)
  D. Louisa Agnes Blaauw (d 18.01.1877)
  m. (24.04.1813) Charles R. Manners Molloy (d 1824, Captain, son of Captain _ by Juliana, dau of Sir John Laforey, Bart)
  E. Frances Elizabeth Blaauw
  m. (14.06.1817) Frederick Burmester of Gwynne House (d 1856)
2. Gerald Blaauw (Burgomaster of Amsterdam) had issue

 

 

Thomas Best of Haslebury Plucknett, Somerset
TCP notes that it has been suggested that the mother of the following William was a daughter of Sir William Draper but states that this would "be chronologically impossible, unless she was illegit., but perhaps she was Sir William's niece or cousin."
1. Sir William Draper Best, 1st Lord Wynford (b 13.12.1767, d 03.03.1845, Chief Justice)
  m. (06.05.1794) Mary Anne Knapp (b 25.03.1768, d 05.03.1840, dau of Jerome Knapp by Sarah, dau/heir of George Noyes of Southcote)
A. William Samuel Best, 2nd Lord Wynford (b 19.02.1798, d 28.02.1869, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (21.07.1821) Jane Thoyts (b 1802-3, d 23.02.1895, dau of William Thoyts of Sulhampstead by Jane, dau of Abram Newman of West Bergholt Hall & Brook House)
  B. Thomas Best (b 12.08.1799, d 04.09.1864, Vice Admiral)
  m. (25.08.1835) Marianne Kenyon (d 18.09.1866, dau of George, 2nd Lord Kenyon)
  C. Samuel Best (b 02.12.1802, d 20.01.1873, rector of Abbots Anne) had issue
  m1. (11.04.1826, sp?) Charlotte Willis Burrough (d 23.09.1833, dau of Judge Sir James Burrough)
  m2. (21.02.1835) Emma Duke (d 07.09.1891, dau of Lt. Col. Charles Duke)
  D. Grace Anne Best (d 1868)
  m. (1814) Philip Lake Godsal (d 1858)
  E. Ann Best (d 1836)
  m. Sir William Fanshawe Martin, Bart (Admiral)
  F.+ other issue - William Chapple (b 07.07.1795, d infant), John Charles (b 09.12.1810, d 13.02.1840, Captain)

 

 

Robert (or Anthony) Blackburn of Marrick Abbey (bur 22.05.1704)
m. _ Messenger of Fountains (d 19.05.1703)
1. Giles Blackburn of Marrick Abbey
  m. _ Slingar
  A. John (or Joseph) Blackburn, last of Marrick Abbey, of Friar Head in Craven
  m. Frances Malham (dau/heir of Col. Francis Malham of Elslack)
2. Timothy Blackburn
  A. daughter
  m. _ Wilson of Eshton
3. Francis Blackburn of St. Nicholas
  m. Jane Inman
  A. Francis Blackburn of St. Nicholas (alderman of Richmond)
m. Alice Comber (bpt 15.03.1680, d 11.1740, dau of Rev. Thomas Comber, m2. William Kirkby of Ashlack)
  i. Francis Blackburn (b 1704-5, d 07.08.1787, rector of Richmond, archdeacon of Clebeland)
  m. (1744) Hannah Hotham of York (widow of Joshua Elsworth of Richmond)
  a. Francis Blackburn (d 21.01.1816, vicar of Brignal)
  m1. ??
  (1) daughter
  m. (16.01.1808) William Frend
  (2)+ other issue - Francis (d 11.06.1829. vicar of Weston-uper-mare), son (in America)
  m2. ?? (d 1836)
  b. William Blackburn of London
m. Hannah Wilson (dau of William Wilson of Ayton)
  (1)+ issue - William Theophilus, Rachel Elizabeth, Dorothea Frances
  c. Jane Blackburn
  m. (1774) John Disney (vicar of Swindenby)
  d. Sarah Blackburn
  m. John Hall (vicar of Chew, rector of Dundry, m2. (sp) sister of Sir _ Ball (Governor of Malta))
  (1) Hannah Mary Hall
  m. _ Pointon of Sheffield
  (2) Sarah Hall
  m. Peter Coates of Stanton Drew
  (3) Theophila Hall
  m. _ Wright of London
  e.+ other sisue - Thomas of Durham (d unm 16.06.1782), Alice (d young)
  ii. Thomas Blackburn (d unm)
  iii. Jane Blackburn
  m. (by 1737) Sir Onesipherous Paul of Rodborough, Bart
4.+ other issue - Roger, Robert

Main source(s):
(1) For Blaauw (uploaded 26.02.13) : BLG1886 ('Blaauw of Beechland')
(2) For Best (uploaded 14.03.13) : BP1934 ('Wynford') with some support from TCP ('Wynford')
(3) For Blackburn (uploaded 04.05.13) : FMG (vol 2, 'Comber-Thornton-Blackburn-Kirby', MS313)
[The section on Burg has been moved to Burgh10; that on Bentley to Bentley1; that on Beckett to Beckett2.]
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