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Hugh Algernon Percy1

#25676, b. 6 April 1914, d. 11 October 1988
Last Edited=2 Dec 2013
Hugh Algernon Percy
     Hugh Algernon Percy was born on 6 April 1914 in St George Hanover Square, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Alan Ian Percy and Helen Magdelan Gordon-Lennox.1 Hugh became to 10th Duke of Northumberland on the death of his brother 1940.1 He married Elizabeth Montagu-Douglas-Scott in 1946 in Westminster, London, England.1,3 Hugh died on 11 October 1988 in Hounslow, Middlesex, England, aged 74.1,4

Children of Hugh Algernon Percy and Elizabeth Montagu-Douglas-Scott

  • Caroline Mary Percy
  • Victoria Lucy Diana Percy
  • Julia Helen Percy
  • Henry Alan Walter Richard Percy1 b. 1 Jul 1953, d. 31 Oct 1995
  • Ralph George Algernon Percy1
  • Louise Percy b. 25 May 1962, d. 27 May 1962
  • James William Eustace Percy

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1914/Q2 St George Hanover Square Volume 1a Page 772.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1946/Q2 Westminster Volume 1a Page 1041.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - October 1988 Hounslow Volume 13 Page 1162 age 74.

Henry Alan Walter Richard Percy1

#25678, b. 1 July 1953, d. 31 October 1995
Last Edited=2 Dec 2013
Henry Alan Walter Richard Percy
     Henry Alan Walter Richard Percy was born on 1 July 1953 in Ealing, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Hugh Algernon Percy and Elizabeth Montagu-Douglas-Scott.1 He was educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford. Henry became 11th Duke of Northumberland on the death of his father in 1988.1 Henry died on 31 October 1995 in Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England, aged 42 from heart failure after an overdose of amphetamines.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1953/Q3 Ealing Volume 5e Page 187.

Hugh Smithson1

#25681, b. 1714, d. 6 May 1786
Last Edited=22 Aug 2017
Hugh Percy 2nd Duke of Northumberland
     Hugh Smithson was born in 1714.1 He married Elizabeth Seymour on 17 July 1740.1,2 Hugh's father in law, Algernon Seymour was created the Earl of Northumberland in 1749 with the agreement that this would go to Hugh (his son in law) upon Algernon's death. Hugh therefore succeeded as Earl of Northumberland in 1750 taking the name and arms of Percy.1 Hugh was created 1st Duke of Northumberland in 1766.1 His wife Elizabeth died on 26 November 1777 in London, England, aged 62 on her 60th birthday.1,2 Hugh died on 6 May 1786.1 Hugh was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.3

Children of Hugh Smithson and Elizabeth Seymour

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Annals of the House of Percy.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - findagrave.com.

Elizabeth Seymour1

#25682, b. 26 November 1715, d. 26 November 1777
Last Edited=22 Aug 2017
Elizabeth Percy née Seymour
     Elizabeth Seymour was born on 26 November 1715 her parents were Algernon Seymour (1684-1750) and Frances Thynne Seymour (1699-1854.)1,2,3 She married Hugh Smithson on 17 July 1740.1,2 In 1750, she inherited her family estate at Syon Park, and revived the Percy name, the couple using it as their family name henceforth. She gained the title of Baroness Percy. From 1761 to 1770 she served as a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Charlotte. In 1766 her husband was elevated, gaining the title of Duke of Northumberland. She was renowned as one of London's leading hostesses and a lady of fashion. She was famous for the assemblies at her London residence Northumberland House at Charing Cross. She was a noted diarist.3 Elizabeth died on 26 November 1777 in London, England, aged 62 on her 60th birthday.1,2 Elizabeth was buried on 5 December 1777 in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.3

Children of Elizabeth Seymour and Hugh Smithson

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Annals of the House of Percy.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - findagrave.com.

Hugh Percy1

#25683, b. 14 August 1742, d. 10 July 1817
Last Edited=30 Jul 2017
     Hugh Percy was born on 14 August 1742.1,2 He was the son of Hugh Smithson and Elizabeth Seymour.1 Hugh became 2nd Duke of Northumberland on the death of his father in 1766.1 In 1762 he received his first commission as Captain and Lieutenant-Colonel in the First Foot Guards. He had barely completed six years service when he was promoted to the full rank of Colonel and appointed Aide-de-Camp to the King, who shortly after conferred upon him the Fifth Regiment of Foot.2 He married Anne Stuart.2 The marriage of Hugh and Anne was an unhappy one and was dissolved by an Act of Parliament.2 He married Frances Julia Burrell, daughter of Peter Burrell and Elizabeth Lewis, in 1779 Frances and Hugh had three sons, Hugh, Algernon and Henry and four daughters.1,2 Hugh died on 10 July 1817 aged 74.1,2,3 Hugh was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.3

Children of Hugh Percy and Frances Julia Burrell

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Annals of the House of Percy.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - findagrave.com.

Frances Julia Burrell1

#25684, b. 1752, d. 28 April 1820
Last Edited=30 Jul 2017
     Frances Julia Burrell was born in 1752.1,2 She was the daughter of Peter Burrell and Elizabeth Lewis.1 She married Hugh Percy, son of Hugh Smithson and Elizabeth Seymour, in 1779 Frances and Hugh had three sons, Hugh, Algernon and Henry and four daughters.1,3 Her husband Hugh died on 10 July 1817 aged 74.1,3,2 Frances died on 28 April 1820.1,2

Children of Frances Julia Burrell and Hugh Percy

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - findagrave.com.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Annals of the House of Percy.

Hugh Percy1

#25685, b. 1785, d. 1847
Last Edited=14 Dec 2014
     Hugh Percy was born in 1785.1 He was the son of Hugh Percy and Frances Julia Burrell.1 Hugh became 3rd Duke of Northumberland on the death of his father Hugh.1 He married Charlotte Clive in 1817 they had no children.1,2 In 1825 Hugh was chosen by George IV to represent him at the at the Coronation of Charles the Tenth, he proceded to Paris in 1825 as Ambassedor Extraordinary.2 Hugh died in 1847.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Annals of the House of Percy.

Charlotte Clive1,2

#25686, b. 12 September 1787, d. 27 July 1866
Last Edited=30 Jul 2017
Charlotte Percy née Clive
     Charlotte Clive was born on 12 September 1787 in London, England.1,3 She married Hugh Percy, son of Hugh Percy and Frances Julia Burrell, in 1817 they had no children.1,2 Her husband Hugh died on 1847.1 Charlotte died on 27 July 1866 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England, aged 78.1,3 Charlotte was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Annals of the House of Percy.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - findagrave.com.

Peter Burrell1

#25687, b. 1725, d. 24 January 1812
Last Edited=22 Aug 2017
     Peter Burrell was born in 1725 in Beckenham, Kent, England.2 He married Elizabeth Lewis in 1748 Peter was a member of Parliament for Launceston and Totnes. He graduated from St. John's College and also worked as a surveyor.2 Peter died on 24 January 1812 in London, England.2

Children of Peter Burrell and Elizabeth Lewis

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - findagrave.com.

Algernon Percy1

#25688, b. 15 December 1792, d. 12 February 1865
Last Edited=31 Jul 2017
Algernon Percy 4th Duke of Northumberland
     Algernon Percy was born on 15 December 1792 from birth until 1816 he was known as Lord Prudhoe.1,2 He was the son of Hugh Percy and Frances Julia Burrell.1 Algernon who, having in his twelfth year entered the Royal Navy as a volunteer in the Tribune frigate, served continuously afloat until the conclusion of the General Peace in 1815, and earned his promotion to the rank of Commander in the last action fought against the French in the Mediterranean. In the many and various occupations which in after-life absorbed his exceptionally cultivated mind he never ceased to give evidence of his love for the naval service, or of his deep interest in the personal welfare of the English sailor. The National Life-Boat Association was deeply indebted to his munificent support and judicious administration. He encouraged the establishment of Sailors' Homes for the protection and comfort of mariners: a class of men who, as he expressed it, were " too often only saved from the perils of the sea, to be wrecked on shore," and himself founded one of these admirable institutions at North Shields. Lord Derby's offer, in 1852, to the Duke of Northumberland, of the First Lordship of the Admiralty, was thus an appropriate one ; and his acceptance of the office enabled him, during the very short existence of the Derby ministry, to give practical proof of his thorough knowledge of naval affairs on a wide scale. It was under his administration that the foundation was laid of our Steam Navy in its present form, and that many measures for the improvement in the position of the sailor were carried into effect He was throughout his life much occupied In scientific pursuits. He accompanied Sir J. Herschel on his astronomical survey to the Cape of Good Hope in 1S34, and subsequently devoted himself to the study of archaeology, and more especially Egyptian antiquities. During his lengthened travels in the East he formed that valuable collection, now preserved at Alnwick Castle, besides many very interesting relics which he presented to the British Museum, Nor did he neglect the study of the
early history of his own country. He organized an elaborate survey of the ancient roads and forts, Roman as well as British, existing in the county of Northumberland; by means of which, together with a judicious and extensive course of excavations, much light was thrown on the habits and mode of living of the legions which
had defended the frontiers of Britain.
The crowning labour of his life was the restoration of Alnwick Castle. He assumed the personal superintendence
of this very difficult and costly work ; and the success which has attended his adoption of the Cinquecento
style for the interior of the old border fortress was matched only by the skill with which the original character of the exterior has been preserved. He was created a knight of the Garter in 1852.3 He married Eleanor Grosvenor in 1842 in St George Hanover Square, London, England.1,4 Algernon became 4th Duke of Northumberland on the death of his brother in 1847.1,3 Algernon died on 12 February 1865 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England, aged 72 on his death he was succeded by his cousin George Percy.1,5,2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - findagrave.com.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Annals of the House of Percy.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1842/Q3 St Geo Hanover Sq Volume 1 Page 36.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1865/Q1 Alnwick Volume 10b Page 227.

Eleanor Grosvenor1

#25689, b. 1820, d. 1911
Last Edited=6 Jan 2013
     Eleanor Grosvenor was born in 1820 she was the daughter of Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquis of Westminster.1 She married Algernon Percy, son of Hugh Percy and Frances Julia Burrell, in 1842 in St George Hanover Square, London, England.1,2 Eleanor died in 1911 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.alnwickcastle.com.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1842/Q3 St Geo Hanover Sq Volume 1 Page 36.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q2 Richmond Volume 9d Page 439.

William Greathead1

#25690, b. 27 November 1665
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Son of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 22 - Thomas Greathead
     William Greathead was born on 27 November 1665 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Greathead.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S25656] E-mails between Jacqueline Rhodes née Straw and Jan Cooper from 7 September 2010.

Elizabeth Greathead1

#25691, b. 21 October 1667
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Daughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 22 - Thomas Greathead
     Elizabeth Greathead was born on 21 October 1667 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Greathead.1 Elizabeth was buried on 1 November 1667 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S25656] E-mails between Jacqueline Rhodes née Straw and Jan Cooper from 7 September 2010.

Thomas Greathead1

#25692, b. 25 September 1668, d. 1668
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Son of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 22 - Thomas Greathead
     Thomas Greathead was born on 25 September 1668 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Greathead.1 Thomas died in 1668 in Nottinghamshire, England. Thomas was buried on 11 December 1668 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S25656] E-mails between Jacqueline Rhodes née Straw and Jan Cooper from 7 September 2010.

Grace Greathead1

#25693, b. 10 March 1676, d. 1680
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Daughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 22 - Thomas Greathead
     Grace Greathead was born on 10 March 1676 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Greathead.1 Grace died in 1680 in Nottinghamshire, England. Grace was buried on 11 November 1680 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S25656] E-mails between Jacqueline Rhodes née Straw and Jan Cooper from 7 September 2010.

Frank Patrick Poole1

#25695, b. 1917
Last Edited=13 Sep 2010
     Frank Patrick Poole was born in 1917 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Frank Poole and Sarah Elizabeth Patrick.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q3 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 1071.

Grace E Poole

#25696, b. 1922
Last Edited=13 Sep 2010
     Grace E Poole was born in 1922 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Frank Poole and Sarah Elizabeth Patrick.

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q4 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 1018.

Joyce Poole

#25697, b. 1924
Last Edited=13 Sep 2010
     Joyce Poole was born in 1924 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Frank Poole and Sarah Elizabeth Patrick.

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1924/Q3 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 987.

George Blake1

#25698, b. 1853
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     George Blake was born in 1853 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England.1,2 He married Mary Ann Gott in 1873 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.1,3 George was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in Court 1 9 House Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, George was a brushmaker, living with his wife and children.4

Children of George Blake and Mary Ann Gott

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1953/Q2 Stamford Vlume 7a Page 260.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q1 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 422.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4642 Folio 108 Page 11.

Mary Ann Gott1

#25699, b. 1857
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Mary Ann Gott was born in 1857 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England.1,2 She married George Blake in 1873 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.1,3 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Court 1 9 House Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the wife of George Blake.4

Children of Mary Ann Gott and George Blake

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1857/Q2 Boston Volume 7a Page 367.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q1 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 422.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4642 Folio 108 Page 11.

Lilly Blake1

#25700, b. 1873
Last Edited=13 Sep 2010
     Lilly Blake was born in 1873 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of George Blake and Mary Ann Gott.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Court 1 9 House Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Blake.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q3 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 463.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4642 Folio 108 Page 11.