TITLED MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY

 

N.B. The last 3 entries married Micklethwait daughters.

 

First Name

Middle Name

Last Name

Date of Birth

Date of Death

I D No

Comment

Joseph Viscount

 

Micklethwait

1680

1734

113

of Swine  Co. York & of Coatham Conyers & Cosham in the parish of Long Newton, Co Durham. Was Secretary to the Earl Stanhope, The English Ambassador at The Court of Madrid, Spain in 1708, afterwards M.P. for Arundel (1718-27) & Hull (1727-33). Created Baron Micklethwait of Portarlington on 7th August 1724 & Viscount Micklethwait of Longford in Ireland 30th May 1727. He died unmarried. He was buried 26th January 1733  at Monken Hadley, Middlesex. Will dated 5th January 1733, codicil 5th January 1733; proved at York 22nd February 1733 leaving much of his estates to Ann Ewer of Westminster, London. (Copy of will obtained) Anne was buried alongside him in November 1739.  The title became extinct.

Sir Robert

Gore

Micklethwait Q.C.

1902

 

242

Born 2 November 1902,  educated at Clifton and Trinity College, Oxford (M.A.).Barrister-at-law, Middle Temple 1925; Reader in 1965 & Treasurer in 1971. Recorder of Worcester 1946-59, Deputy Chairman Staffordshire Qtr. Sessions 1956-59, Served with Royal Observer Corps. 1938-40, Civil Assistant War Office 1940-45 .

Sir John

 

Micklethwait M. D.

1612

1681

470

Born at Cherry Burton. Educated at Queens College, Cambridge. BA 1630/1 MA 1634. Physician to King Charles II. Bartholomew's  Hospital. Buried at St. Botolphs, Aldersgate, London. 1682. Monumental inscription in the church.

Sir Sotherton

Branthwayt

Peckham Micklethwait Bart.

1786

1853

883

of Iridge Place, Salehurst, Sussex. Created a baronet on 27th July 1838 by Queen Victoria as a reward for saving both her & her mother (The Duchess of Kent)  when she was still Princess Victoria.  The horses of the Royal carriage had bolted & Captain Sotherton, who was a huge & powerful man, stood in the way of the horses, seized the animals by their bridles & compelled them by sheer physical strength to stop thus saving the occupants from serious if not fatal injury. He died childless in 1853.

Major General Sir Llewellyn

William

Atcherley

 

1954

193

Decorations:- K. C. M. G., K. C. V. O. He entered the army & served with the Ashanti expedition (1895/6); in The South African war (1899-1902) & in the Great War (1914-1918). Besides being entitled to wear the Victorian Order, he held the Queen's medal (6 clasps), The King's medal (2 clasps), & the Ashanti star. He served on the staff of Lord Kitchener at Pretoria & was twice mentioned in despatches during the South African campaign. He was appointed as Assistant Quartermaster - General of the regular forces. On passing into The Reserve, he was appointed Chief Constable of Shropshire then after two years he became Chief Constable of The West Riding from 1908 until 1919. Then H M Inspector of Constabulary for the north of England. Died 17 February 1954. (His twin sons both became Air Vice Marshalls).

Sir Thomas

 

Dickenson Knt.

 

 

65

of Kirby Hall, West Riding, Co York. An Alderman & Lord Mayor of York in 1648 & 1657.

Sir Anthony

John Ernest

Tritton

 

 

268

Only son of Sir Geoffrey Ernest Tritton, 3rd. Bt., New Lodge, Ashorne Hill, Nr. Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.