'East1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: East of Calcutta, East of Hall Place, East in Jamaica

BP1870 (East of Calcutta) reported that the families on this page were related and showed them as having the same coat of arms. It reported also that "The elder branch of this family emigrated from Kent in the reign of James I., and was amongst the earliest settlers in the co. of Armagh." BP1870 (East of Hall Place) reported that "The family of East was one of note for a considerable time in the city of London."
John East (Captain, to Jamaica)
m. Martha Doughty
1. Francis East of Whitehall, Jamaica (b 1678)
  m. (03.05.1722) Sarah Hinton
  A. Edward East of Whitehall (b 07.1732, d 1785, 3rd son)
  m1. (10.1761) Amy Hall (d 1773, dau of James Hall of Hyde Hall, Jamaica)
  i. Sir Edward Hyde East, 1st Bart of Calcutta (b 09.09.1764, d 08.01.1847, Chief Justice at Calcutta)
  m. (23.12.1786) Jane Isabella Hankey (d 27.01.1844, dau of Joseph Chaplin Hankey of Old Hall, East Bergholt)
  a. Sir James Buller East, 2nd Bart of Calcutta (b 01.02.1789, d 19.11.1878)
  m. (27.06.1822) Caroline Eliza Leigh (dsp 07.04.1870, dau of James Henry Leigh of Stoneleigh Abbey)
  b. Anna Eliza East
  m. (1813) James William Croft of Greenham Lodge, Berkshire
  ii. Amy Anne East (d 24.06.1842)
  m. Patrick Lynch of Clermont Hall, Jamaica
  iii.+ other issue (dsps?)
  m2. (09.04.1774) Mary Wilkins (dau of James Wilkins, m2. John James Digges-Latouche)
  iv. Hinton East of Raymond Hall, Jamaica (b 1784, d 14.01.1866) had issue
  m. Anne Daniel (dau of Thomas Daniel of Trelissic, Cornwall)
  v. Martha East (d unm 17.06.1854)
  vi. Mary East (d 1850)
  m. John Daniel (d 1842, Lt. Colonel)
  B.+ 2 sons (dsp) and 3 daughters
2.+ 6 daughters



William East of the Middle Temple (d 1726)
1. William East of Hall Place, Berkshire (d 1737)
  m. Anne Cooke (dau of Sir George Cooke of Harefield)
  A. Sir William East, 1st Bart of Hall Place, Sheriff of Berkshire (b 27.02.1737-8, d 12.10.1819)
  m1. (29.06.1763) Hannah Casamajor (dau of Henry Casamajor of Tokington by Elizabeth, dau of Henry Whitehead of Tokington)
  i. Sir Gilbert East, 2nd Bart of Hall Place, Sheriff of Berkshire (b 17.04.1764, dsp 11.12.1828)
  m. Eleanor Mary Jolliffe (dsp 17.12.1838, dau of William Jolliffe of Petersfield) by Eleanor. dau/heir of Sir William Hylton (formerly Musgrave), Bart)
  ii. Augustus Henry East (dsp 1828)
  m. (1792-3) Caroline Anne Vansittart (dsp 1858, dau of George Vansittart of Bisham Abbey)
  iii. Mary East (d 09.08.1833)
  m. (16.07.1785) Sir William Clayton, 4th Bart of Marden (b 16.04.1762, d 26.01.1834)
  Their 2nd son inherited Hall Place, took the name Clayton-East, and was created a baronet in 1838.
  m2. (28.07.1768) _ Jackson
  B. Elizabeth East (d 14.01.1757) probably of this generation
  m. (22.08.1747) Sir Capel Molyneux, 3rd Bart of Castle Dillon (d 08.1797)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BP1870 (East of Calcutta)
(2) For lower section : BP1870 (East of Hall Place), BP1934 (Clayton) with support from TCB (vol 5, 'East of Hall Place', p139)
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