Pedigree Index

Adams of Ansty

ADAMS, GEORGE-CURTIS, Esq. of Ansty Hall, co. Warwick, commander R.N., J.P., b. 24 Nov., 1807; m. 28 Jan., 1847, Mary-Susan, dau. of Edward Woolmer, Esq., of Exeter, and has issue,

I. HIINRY-CADWALLA.DER, b. 28 July, 1850.
I. Emma-Louisa.
II. Katherine-Anna.

Lineage.-SIMON ADAMS, merchant and vintner, d. in 1448, leaving several houses and other property in the city of London to the Vintner's Company, to found two chaplaincies, and distribute the surplus to the poor. His descendant,

SIMON ADAMS, lord of the manor of Great Packham, Essex, d. 1593, leaving a grandson,

SIMON ADAMS, who became possessed of Morton Pinkney, co. Northampton. He d. in 1644, leaving a son,

THE REV. SIMON ADAMS. co. Northampton, rector of Aston-le-Walls, who d. in 1678, leaving by Cecily Abbys, his wife (with four daus.), two sons, SIMON, his heir, and Thomas, ancestor of the family of ADAMS of Lavendon, Bucks. The eldest son,

SIMON ADAMS, Esq. of Morton Pinkney, co. Northampton, b. in 1631 ; m. twice, and by his 2nd wife, Anne, dau. of Robert Cooper, of Lubbenham, Esq., had (with four daus.) two sons, of whom the elder,

SIMON ADAMS. M.D. of Daventry and East Haddon, b. in 1667 ; m. 1692, Anne, dau. of the Rev. William Gilbert, of Culworth, and had by her one son, SIMON, and two daus, Dr. Adams d. in 1748, aged 80. His son,

THE REV. SIMON ADAMS, vicar of Welton, In Northamptonshire, b. in 1693; m. 1717-18, Anne, dau. of John Clarke, Esq. of Welton, and left at his decease, in 1731, two sons, of whom the elder,

CLARKE ADAMS, Esq. of East Haddon and Morton Pinkney, lieut.-col, of the Northamptonshire militia, b. in 1718-19; m. 1st, 15 Aug. 1744, Elizabeth Dobbins, dau. and heir of the Rev. William Tayler, of Ansty Hall, co. Warwick. rector of Malpas, in Cheshire, and had a son, SIMON, his heir, and a dau., Elizabeth Dobbins, m. to Charles Watkins, Esq. of Daventry. Col. Adams m. 2ndly, 29 Aug. 1751, Frances, only dau. and heir of Richard Clarke, Esq. of Welton, but by her, who d. 20 Aug. 1781, had no issue. He d. 26 June, 1776, and was s. by his son,

SIMON ADAMS, Esq. of Ansty Hall, co. Warwick, barrister-at-Law, deputy recorder of Northampton, and recorder of Daventry, This gentleman, in 1780, sold the estate of East Haddon to Henry Sawbridge, Esq. He m. 3 Jan. 1778, Sarah, dau. of Cadwallader Coker, Esq. of Bicester, and by her, who d. 17 July, 1833, aged 80, had issue,

HENRY-CADWALLADER, his heir.
Thomas-Coker, vicar of Anstey, Shelton, and Foleshill, A.M., b. in 1782; d. in 1851 ; m. 16 Sept. 1806, Mary. dau. of Johnson Pistor, Esq. of Bath, and had issue, Simon-Thomas, b. in 1807; Cadwallader-Coker, b. in 1817; and Daniel-Charles-Octavius. b. in 1822; all in holy orders ; Mary-Philadelphia, Catherine and Sarah-Coker, m. 13 Sept. 1860, to Rev. C.-Coker Beck.

John. serjeant-at-law and assistant-judge of the Middlesex quarter sessions, b. in 1786; m. 1st, in 1811, Eliza, only dau. of William Nation, Esq. of Exeter, and by her, who d. 12 Aug. 1814, had issue. John, barrister-at-law. and author of The Doctrin of Equity b. in 1813, m. 21 Dec. 1843, Emily. dau. of Sir John Riddell, Bart. of Riddell Roxburghshire, and d. 18 Sept. 1848, leaving issue. John-Walter and Emily-Eliza-Charlotte; and William, in holy orders, author of The Shadow of the Cross &c., b. in 1814, d. 17 Jan. 1848. He m. 2ndly, in 1817, Jane, dau. of Thomas Martin. Esq. of Nottingham, and by her, who d. 19 June, 1825, had another son, Henry-Cadwallader, in holy orders, b. in 1817, m. 1852, Esther, dau. of the Rev. R. Edmonds. Mr. Serjeant Adams m. 3rdly, in 1826, Charlotte-Priscilla, dau. and heir of John Coker. Esq. (see COKER of Bicester), and left by her, Coker, b. in 1827, in holy orders, fellow of New College, Oxford; Charles-Warren, b. in 1833; Walter-Marsham, b. in 1837.

Sarah-Coker, m. 17 May, 1800, to James Beck, Esq. of Allesley Park, Warwickshire.

Mr. Adams d. 10 March, 1801, and was s. by his son,

HENRY-CADWALLADER ADAMS, Esq. of Ansty Hall, co. Warwick. b. 11 Dec. 1779; m. 18 June, 1803, Emma, eldest dau. of Sir William Curtis, Bart., and had issue,

I. HENRY-WILLIAM, his heir.
II. GEORGE-CURTIS, now of Ansty Hall.
III. Frank. C.B. Lieut.-col, 28th foot, b. in 1809 ; m. in 1845, Ellen, relict of J. Straith. Esq., and has issue,

1 William-Ormond, b. 16 Jan. 1847.
2 Frank-Reginald, b. 14 Sept. 1852.
Ellen-Georgina and Emma-Catherine, twins.

IV. Arthur-Robarts, D.C.L., barrister-at-law and Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford, b. in 1812.
V. Cadwallader, lieut.-col. 49th foot b. in 1825.
I. Emma-Curtis, m. 1st to John Garrett, Esq., commander R.N.: and 2ndly, to George Young. Esq., of Apley Towers, Isle of Wight.
II. Laura-Coker, deceased.
III. Anna-Delicia, m. to Alfred Burton, Esq., of St. Leonards-on -Bea,

Mr. Adams, a magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for Warwickshire, served as sheriff of the county in 1837. He d. in March, 1842, and was s. by his son,

HENRY-WILLIAM ADAMS, Esq., of Ansty Hall, co. Warwick, and of Morton Pinkney, co. Northampton, major-gen. in the army, and lieut.-col. 49th regt., C.B., b. 31 Jan. 1805; m. 28 Nov. 1843, his cousin, Catherine, dau. of the late Rev. Thomas Coker Adams, vicar of Ansty, but had no issue, He was killed in the Crimea, in 1854, and his widow was granted the same rank as if he had survived to receive the order of K.C.B.

Arms-Vert, a cross, or, charged with an estoile, sa.
Crest-A talbot, passant, az., sem´┐Ż of bezants, and collared, arg.
Motto-Sub cruce veritas.
Seat-Ansty Hall, near Coventry.

Transcribed from A genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, by Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms, fourth edition, 1862;
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862