|Beaumont of Buckland Court|
|Clock House, Great Dunmow in the early 20th century.|
Buckland Court, Betchworth, Surrey
|Buckland Court in 1822: watercolour by John Hassell [Image: Surrey History Centre 4348/2/56/3]|
|Buckland Court: hand-coloured lithograph of the house from a drawing by William Constable (1783-1861), published in 1839.|
|Buckland Court: the front and side elevations of the subdivided house today.|
Beaumont family of Buckland Court
(2.1) Henrietta Beaumont (1679-1744), baptised at St Mary-de-Castro, Leicester, 22 May 1679; died unmarried and was buried at Great Dunmow (Essex), 10 June 1744;
(2.2) William Beaumont (1681-1729) (q.v.);(2.3) Henry Beaumont (b. & d. 1682), baptised at Great Dunmow, 25 December 1682; died in infancy and was buried at Great Dunmow, 29 December 1682;(2.4) Jane Beaumont (1683-85), baptised at Great Dunmow, 9 December 1683; died in infancy and was buried at Great Dunmow, 19 November 1685;(2.5) Jane Beaumont (1686-1759), baptised at Great Dunmow, 31 March 1686; died unmarried and was buried at Great Dunmow, 26 January 1759;(2.6) Henry Beaumont (b. 1687), baptised at Great Dunmow, 11? August 1687; apprenticed to Humphrey Dell of London, goldsmith, 1704, but perhaps did not complete his term as he was entered as a mature student at New College, Oxford (matriculated 1710); he is usually said to have died while a student in Oxford, but this seems to be a confusion with his younger brother as he is named in the wills of both his father and elder brother; living in 1728;(2.7) Mary Beaumont (1688-1777), baptised at Great Dunmow, 13 October 1688; died unmarried and was buried at Great Dunmow, 11 January 1777;(2.8) Thomas Beaumont (1689-1711?), baptised at Great Dunmow, 9 January 1689/90; educated at Winchester College (admitted 1708) and New College, Oxford; Fellow of New College, Oxford, 1711; perhaps the man of this name buried at St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, 20 April 1711;(2.9) John Beaumont (b. 1691), baptised at Great Dunmow, 11 June 1691; died in infancy;(2.10) George Beaumont (1692-94), baptised at Great Dunmow, 19 December 1692; died in infancy and was buried at Great Dunmow, 16 April 1694.
(1) Elizabeth Beaumont (1723-35), baptised at Great Dunmow (Essex), 18 October 1723; died young and was buried at Great Dunmow, 24 July 1735;(2) Margaret Beaumont (1725-85), baptised at Great Dunmow (Essex), 3 May 1725; married, 1 May 1750 at St George, Hanover Sq., London, John Kendall Cater (1723-78) of Kempston (Beds) and had issue three sons and five daughters; buried at Buckland, 9 January 1785;(3) Sir George Beaumont (1726-62), 6th bt. [for whom see a future post on the Beaumonts of Coleorton and Stoughton](4) William Beaumont (1727-64) (q.v.);(5) Thomas Beaumont (1728-96) (q.v.).
(1) William Beaumont (1766-79), born 6 March and baptised 7 March 1766; died young and was buried at Buckland, 14 December 1779;(2) Thomas Beaumont (1767-1818) (q.v.).
(1) Sir George Howland Willoughby Beaumont (1799-1845), 8th bt. [for whom see a future post on the Beaumonts of Coleorton and Stoughton];(2) Thomas Davie Beaumont (1801-25), born 4 March and baptised 8 March 1801; died unmarried and was buried at Buckland, 24 January 1825;(3) Mary Ann Bridget Beaumont (1804-83), baptised at Buckland, 1 April 1804; died unmarried at Worthing (Sussex) and was buried at Buckland, 27 March 1883;(4) Margaret Sophia Beaumont (1806-78), baptised at Buckland, 9 November 1806; married, 2 October 1833 at Great Dunmow (Essex), her cousin, Rev. James Beauchamp (1804-91), rector of Crowell and vicar of Shirburn (Oxfordshire), 1830-74, who was the son of William Henry Beauchamp-Proctor (1769-1806) and his wife Frances Mary Davie, but the ward of Rev. W. Bentie of Buckland (Surrey); they had issue three daughters; she was buried at St Nicholas Hurst (Berks), 14 November 1878;(5) William Francis Bertie Beaumont (1808-37) (q.v.);(6) Alice Eleanor Beaumont (1810-33), baptised at Buckland, 4 March 1810; died unmarried 2 April and was buried at Great Dunmow, 8 April 1833.
(1) Francis Henry Beaumont (1834-1929) (q.v.).
(1) Francis Montague Beaumont (1857-1936), born 27 September and baptised at St George, Hanover Sq., Westminster, 1 November 1857; educated at Eton, New College, Oxford (matriculated 1876; rowing blue), the Inner Temple (admitted 1879) and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst; an officer in the King's Royal Rifle Corps (2nd Lt., 1880; Lt., 1881; Capt., 1890; Maj., 1897; retired 1901) who served in Afghanistan, Egypt, Sudan, and South Africa; lived at South Molton (Devon) and later at Chittlehamholt (Dorset); married, 21 July 1904 at St Peter, Eaton Sq., Westminster, Sybil Ann (1877-1949), daughter of Higford Higford of Hartsfield, Betchworth (Surrey), and had issue one daughter; died of a heart attack while landing a salmon at Chittlehamholt (Dorset), 14 April, and was buried at Buckland, 17 April 1936; will proved 8 June 1936 (estate £1,140);(2) Evelyn Mary Jane Beaumont (1859-62), born 13 April and was baptised at St Peter, Eaton Sq., Westminster, 12 May 1859; died young, 22 October, and was buried at Buckland, 26 October 1862;(3) Beatrice Caroline Beaumont (1861-1941), born March 1861 and baptised at Buckland, 2 June 1861; succeeded her husband as President of the Mid-Gloucestershire Conservative Association, 1936, and was renowned for her charitable fundraising work; she married, 14 May 1899, Col. Sir Percival Scrope Marling VC CB (1861-1936), 3rd bt. of Stanley Park and Sedbury Park (Glos), but had no issue; died 28 July 1941 and was buried at Selsley (Glos); will proved 12 January and 4 May 1942 (estate £29,400);(4) Mary Georgina Beaumont (1863-1951), born 19 February and baptised at St Peter, Eaton Sq., Westminster, 29 April 1863; married, 19 June 1884 at Buckland, Henry Claude Fuller (1860-1926) of The Rookery, Dorking (Surrey), third son of George Arthur Fuller, and had issue one son and five daughters; died 7 June and was buried at Buckland, 11 June 1951; will proved 10 August 1951 (estate £318);(5) Cdr. Spencer William Montague Beaumont (1864-1914), born 3 July 1864; an officer in the Royal Navy (midshipman, 1879; Sub-Lt., 1883; Lt., 1886; retired as Cdr., 1907), who served in Egypt and Burma; lived latterly at Lowestoft (Suffk); died unmarried, 25 April 1914; administration of his goods was granted to his father (estate £189);(6) Hilda Augusta Beaumont (1872-1930) (q.v.).
(1) Charles Craven Sanders (1899-1985), born 8 December 1899; educated at Eton, Royal Military Academy, Woolwich and Trinity College Cambridge (matriculated 1919; BA 1921; MA); apprenticed to J.J. Thorneycroft & Co., Southampton; engineer with Shell-Mex Oil Co. from 1926; engineer and company director (MIMechE, 1943); married 1st, 1 December 1926 (div. c.1939?), Anne Cornelia Favell (1899-1983), artist, daughter of Edwyn Robert Bevan, philosopher and philanthropist, and had issue one son and two daughters, whom she took to Canada in 1940; married 2nd, 27 August 1947, Marjorie Dalziel (b. 1903), daughter of Dr. James Smith MD of St. Albans (Herts) and widow of Lt. Benjamin Rhodes Armitage RNVR (1907-41), solicitor, son of Frederick Rhodes Armitage of Noan (Co. Tipperary); died May 1985;(2) Terence Robert Beaumont Sanders (1901-85), born 2 June 1901; educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge (rowing blue); Olympic gold medallist in rowing at Paris, 1924; chartered civil engineer (FICE, FIMechE, FInstW); lecturer in engineering at Cambridge University and Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 1925-39 (and Life Fellow, 1945); officer in the Territorial Army (2nd Lt., 1923; Capt. 1928; Maj. 1939; Col. 1945) attached to the Ministry of Supply, 1941-50; engineering adviser to British Standards Institution, 1952-71; chairman of the Buckland Sand & Silica Co and member of South-East Gas Board, 1961-69; High Sheriff of Surrey, 1967; DL for Surrey (from 1967); author of The University Boat Race Official Centenary History (1929) and The aims and principles of standardization (1972); married 1st, 10 December 1931 at the Brompton Oratory (Middx), Marion (1905-61), elder daughter of Col. A.W. Macdonald of Spean Bridge (Inverness-shire), and had issue five sons; married 2nd, Oct-Dec 1965, Deborah (1910-98), youngest daughter of Daniel Donoghue of Philadelphia (USA); died 6 April 1985; will proved 4 June 1985 (estate £423,466).
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