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Families covered: Gambier of London

Nicholas Gambier of London (d 02.1724, from Caen, Normandy c1690)
m. (1691) Esther (Hesther) le Heup (bur 13.11.1724)
1. James Gambier of London (b 1692, warden of the Fleet)
  m. Mary Mead
  A. John Gambier (b 15.06.1723, d 05.04.1782, Lt. Governor of the Bahamas)
  m. Deborah Stiles of Bermuda
i. Samuel Gambier 'of Shenley Hall' (b 09.1752, Commissioner of the Navy)
  m. Jane Matthew (dau of Daniel Matthew of Felix Hall)
  a. Robert Gambier of Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire (b 1791, Admiral, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (1815) Caroline Browne (dau of General Gore Browne)
  b. Sir Edward John Gambier (b 1794, Chief Justice at Madras)
  m. Emilia Morgell (dau of C. Morgell)
  c. Samuel James Gambier (cleric, youngest son)
  m. (1830) Maria Rowlands Money (dau of Rear Admiral (Rowland) Money)
  d. Mary Gambier
m. (1813) Richard Parry
  e. Emily Jane Gambier (d 22.12.1866)
  m. (1816) Edward Morant Gale
  f. Carolien Penelope Gambier
  m. (1819) James Gordon Murdock
g.+ other issue - Charles Samuel (b 1790, d 1848), George Cornish (b 1795), Frederick (b 1796), Francis Shee (b 22.05.1802, d 07.1813), Henrietta Maria, Louisa, Sophia Rose, Frances
  ii. Sir James Gambier of Iver (Buckinghamshire), Governor of Newfoundland, Baron Gambier of Iver (b 13.10.1756, dsp 19.04.1833, Admiral)
  m. (07.1788) Louisa Matthew (d 17.03.1845, dau of Daniel Matthew of Felix Hall by Mary, dau of George Byam of Antigua)
  iii. Mary Gambier
  m. Samuel Pitchford, later Cornish 'of Sharnbrook' (Admiral)
  iv. Susannah Gambier
  m. Richard Sumner
  v. Harriet Gambier
  m. Rev. Lascelles Iremonger
vi. Margaret Gambier
  m. William Morton Pitt
  vii.+ other issue - John (dsp), Cornish (d 1800)
  B. James Gambier (b 19.08.1725, d 28.01.1789, Admiral)
  m1. (sp) Mary Buck of Betshanger
  m2. Jane Monpesson (dau of Col. _ Monpesson of London)
  i. Samuel John Gambier (d unm 1789)
ii. Sir James Gambier (b 15.02.1772)
  m. (21.04.1797) Jemima Snell (dau of William Snell of Salisbury Hall)
  a. Maria Jane Gambier (d 1867)
  m. (1820) George Jenyns (b 1795, d 1878)
  b. Wilhelmina Frederica Gambier
  m. (1820) Richard Norris of Basing Park
c.+ other issue - William (b 14.09.1802), Robert Fitzgerald (b 21.03.1803, Rear Admiral), James Mark (b 09.12.1807), Frederica Elizabeth Sophia
  iii. Jane Gambier (d 07.05.1837)
  m. (22.04.1793) Sir William Wake, Bart
  iv. Katherine Gambier
  m. John Allen Cooper
  C. Susan Gambier
  m. Sir Samuel Cornish of Sharnebrooke, Bart (dsp 30.10.1770)
  TCB (vol 5, Cornish) reports that Sir Samuel ("whose parentage is unknown") died unmarried. BEB1841 (Cornish of Sharnbrook) does not mention any marriage but notes that he left Sharnbrook to his nephew, Admiral Pitchford who later assumed the name Cornish. That Admiral is shown above which would appear to support the view, shown by BE1883, that Sir Samuel had married Susan Gambier.
  D. Margaret Gambier
  m. (11.12.1761) Sir Charles Middleton, Bart
  E.+ other issue - Samuel (dsp in Bahamas), Robert (dsp 06.1787), Elizabeth (d unm)
2. Henry Gambier (b 1694, 4th son)
  m1. Elizabeth Smiter (or Smiler of Smiles?)
  m2. Catherine Judith Théroude (dau of Machelart Théroude by Judith du Foy)
  BE1883 mentions just 1 wife for Henry, Catherine Judith (family name not given), and identifies her as mother of his children, naming William James, Samuel Henry & Hesther Judith. MGH shows him as having married twice, as shown above, with Elizabeth being mother of William James + other issue and Catherine Judith mother of other issue. That leaves us uncertain on which wife was mother of which child.
  A. William James Gambier (b 24.08.1718, d 06.03.1797, 2nd son)
  m. (31.03.1744) Mary Venn (d 17.03.1794, dau of Rev. Richard Venn of London)
  i. James Edward Gambier (bpt 15.08.1759, rector of Langley in Kent)
  m. (07.11.1782) Eleanor Bardwell of Beccles
  a.+ issue - William Edward (b 02.11.1790), Edward Morton (b 06.04.1793, d 02.11.1795), Philip Venn (b 08.01.1795), Eleanora Catherina, Anna Maria (b 21.01.1787), daughter (d 1800), Charlotte Sophia (b 03.08.1797)
  ii. Maria Henrietta Judith Gambier (b 23.01.1745, d 30.08.1803)
  m. (03.07.1770) John Wright of London
  iii. Catherine Mary Gambier (b 19.01.1752)
  m. (30.12.1775) James Walker (marshal of the King's Bench)
  iv. Charlotte Mary Gambier (bpt 03.10.1760)
  m. (07.12.1779) Edward Venn (son of Edward of Ipswich)
  v.+ other issue (d infant) - Richard Henry, James Henry, Mary Charlotte, Elizabeth Mary (b 12.01.1756, d 06.03.175*)
  B.+ other issue - Samuel Henry (bpt 13.10.1725), Hesther Judith (bpt 20.09.1724)
3. Susanna Magdalen Gambier
  m. John Reilhé
4.+ other issue - John (a 1741), David (d unm bur 18.11.1726), Esther (d unm bur 07.01.1759)

Main source(s): BE1883 ('Gambier') with a littleinput/support from MGH (NS4 vol 2 1908, 'Pedigree 2', p163)
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