Amphlett of Clent House
AMPHLETT, JOHN, Esq. of Clent House, co. Worcester, b. 20 March, 1820; m. 18 May, 1844, Jane, dau. of the late Robert Smithson, Esq. of Skipwith, co. York, and has issue,
I. JOHN, b. 22 March, 1845.
II. Charles-Hugh, b. 19 March, 1847, d. an infant.
Lineage.-This family anciently resided at Salwarpe, co. Worcester.
WILLIAM AMPHLETT, Esq. lord of the manor of Hadsor, in that shire, son of William Amphlett, of Salwarpe, temp. JAMES I. m. Frances, dau. of John Sparrow, of Clent, co, Stafford, and was father of
RICHARD AMPHLETT, Esq. of Hadsor, who m. Anne, dau. of Edward Cookes, of Bentley Pauncefote, Esq. and had, with three daus. (Elizabeth, wife of Robert Clive, of Styche, Esq. ; Anne, wife of John Hunt, Esq., of Chester; and Frances, wife of John Doughtie), three sons, viz.
I. JOHN, who m. Lucy Perrot, and d. s. p.
II. WILLIAM, of Astley, co. Worcester, who m. Anne, dau. of the Rev. Thomas James, of Sedgeley, and had five sons, Richard, John, William, Joseph, and Thomas, and one dau., Anne, wife of the Rev. Thomas Bell, rector of Quat. The eldest son, RICHARD AMPHLETT, Esq. of Hadsor, m. Sarah, dau. of Nicholas Hyett, of Amely, and had a son and heir,
WILLIAM: AMPHLETT, Esq. of Hadsor, who m. Christian, dau. of John Amphlett, of Clent, Esq., and had, With a dau. (Harriet, wife of Captain John Edwards), four sons, 1 RICHARD, his heir; 2 John, D.D., rector of Doderhill, co. Worcester (father of John, d. s. p., Aubrey, d. s. p., Richard, Joseph, Elizabeth, m. to Henry Burslem, Esq., and Penelope, of Monmouth); 3 Joseph, of Dudley (father of Edward, of Brame, co. Stafford, who m. Caroline, dau. of Jacob Turner, Esq. of Park Hall, in Kidderminster, and had issue); and 4 Martin, rector of Stamford, co. Lincoln. The eldest son, RICHARD AMPHLETT, Esq. of Hadsor; living in 1780, m. Lydia, dau. and co-heir of John Holmden, of Crowle, co. Worcester, and had a son and successor, THE REV. RICHARD HOLMDEN AMPHLETT, of Hadsor, who m. 1st., Sarah, dau. of N. Paul, of Finedon, co. Northampton; and, 2ndly, Jane, dau. of Thomas Dudley, of Shutend, in Himley, by both of whom he has issue. The children by his first wife are, 1 Richard-Paul, of Lincoln's Inn, M.A., Queen's counsel, m. 2 Dec. 1840, Frances, only child of the late Edward Ferrand, Esq. of St. Ives, co. York; 2 Holmden, of Birmingham; 3 Martin; 4 Charles, of London; 5 William; 1 Sarah; 2 Louisa; and 3 Julia.
III. JOSEPH, of whose line we have to treat.
The 3rd son,
JOSEPH AMPHLETT, Esq. of Clent, m. Anne, dau. of Sir Charles Lyttelton, of Frankley, and had, with other issue, a son and successor,
JOHN AMPHLETT, Esq. of Clent, who m. MarY, dau. of John Cardale, Esq. of Dudley, and widow of Edward Martin, of Leigh Court, co. Worcester, and had, with a dau. (Christian, m. 1st, to Wm. Amphlett, Esq. of Hadsor, and 2ndly, to Thomas Holbeach, Esq.) a sonn and successor,
JOHN AMPHLETT, Esq. of Clent, who m. Mary, dau. and co-heir of Thomas Hopwood, Esq. of Droitwich, and had,
JOHN, his heir.
Mary, m. to Henry, son of Dr. Cameron, of Worcester.
Elizabeth, m. to Col. Andrews, barrack-master at Gibraltar.
Christian, m. to William Wi1kinson, Esq.
Margaret, m. 1st, to John-Perrott Noel, of Bell Hall, Esq.; 2ndly, to Henry Andrews, Esq.; and 3rdly, to John Gwumell, Esq.
Mr. Amphlett d. in 1777, and was s. by his son,
JOHN AMPHLETT, Esq. of Clent, b. in 1763, who m. in 1789, Eliza-Anne, eldest dau. of Thomas Hill, Esq. of Dennis, in the same county, by whom (who d. in 1837) he had issue,
I. JOHN, b. 1795; m. in 1816, Eliza, eldest dau. and co-heir of Benjamin Benyon, Esq. of Haughton, in Shiffnall, co. Salop, M.P. for Stafford; and d. 9 Dec. 1826, leaving issue,
1 JOHN, present representative.
I. Margaret, d. 1839.
IV. Harriet, m. to John-Perrott Noel, Esq. of Bell Hall
V. Caroline. VI. Sophia, d. young. VII. Louisa,
Mr. Amphlett was s. at his decease by his grandson, the present JOHN AMPHLETT, Esq. of Clent House.
Arms-Arg., a fesse between three lozenges, az.; in chief a cinquefoil, sa.
Crest-A dromedary, ppr.
Seat-Clent House, co. Stafford.
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862