Pedigree Index

Anderson of Jesmond House

ANDERSON, THOMAS, Esq. of Jesmond House, co. Northumberland, and Wallington Lodge, co. Surrey, b. 21 Sept. 1789; m. 7 June, 1827, Isabella, dau. of Robert Simpson, M.D., of St. Petersburgh, formerly of Sebrigham Hall, Cumberland, and has issue,

I. JOHN-SOULSBY, b. 22 June, 1828.
II. Robert-Gerard, b. 9 June, 1830.
III. Thomas-Goldsborough, b. 5 April, 1833.
IV. Charles-King, b. 24 Aug. 1836.

Mr. Anderson s. his father 1829, and served as sheriff of Newcastle in 1812.

Lineage.-This family was settled in Newcastle from the time of ELIZABETH, until about the year 1620, when they removed to North Shields, where they held property, a portion of which still continues in possession of the family. About the middle of the last century they returned to Newcastle.

GERARD ANDERSON, b. in 1646, m. Elizabeth Nicholson and d. in 1711, leaving, with a dau. Barbara, m. to Capt. Valentine Wye, a son,

THOMAS ANDERSON, who was father of two sons, Edward, who emigrated to America, and

THOMAS ANDERSON, b. in 1710, who m. 27 Sept. 1730, Eleanor Soulsby, of Newcastle, and had, with two daus., three sons,

I. Thomas, who d. unm. in 1789.
II. Matthew, b. in 1754; who settled in st. Petersburg about the end of the last century; and d. in 1834, leaving issue three sons, 1 Thomas, b. at St. Petersburg, 1793; 2 John, m. Frances, dau. of Robert Simpson, M.D., and has issue, Robert-Alexis, m. Harriet, dau. of Robert Cattley, Esq., Thomas-Gerard, and other children; 3 Matthew, m. Annie-Elizabeth Maine, and has issue 1 Eleanor, m. to Joseph Stother, Esq.
III. JOHN, of whom we treat.

JOHN ANDERSON, Esq. of Jesmond House, J.P., b. 1 Nov. 1757; m. 12 May, 1787, Hannah, dau. of James King, Esq. of Newcastle, and had issue,

THOMAS, now of Jesmond House.
Matthew, of Jesmond Cottage, J.P., b. 18 April, 1792.
James-Crosby, of Little Benton, m. in 1822, Alice, dau. of William Losh, Esq. of Point Pleasant, and d. in 1837, leaving issue, 1 John, b. 2 Feb. 1825; 2 William Losh, b. 16 July, 1826; 3 James-Crosby, b. 12 July, 1828; 1 Alice; and 2 Eleanor-Adelaide.
JOHN, of Coxlodge Hall, Northumberland, J.P., sheriff of Newcastle, 1820; m. in 1827, Dorothy-Diana, dau. of Charles-Dalston Purvis, and sister of Thomas Purvis, Esq., Q.C., and has issue, 1 Charles-Dalston, b. 16 March, 1836; 1 Dorothy-Elizabeth; 2 Hannah-Emily, m. 3 May, 1851, to W.-F. Carter, Esq., capt. 63rd regt.; a Marianne-Purvis; 4 Eleanor; and 5 Florence.

Mr. Anderson d. 6 May, 1829.

Arms-Per nebulée, az. and vert, a bugle horn stringed, between three stags, couchant, or.
Crest-On a mount, vert, a stag couchant, wounded in the breast by an arrow, and holding in his month an ear of wheat, all ppr., charged on his side with a bugle horn, or.
Motto-Nil desperandum, auspice Deo.
Seats-Jesmond House, co. Northumberland; and Wallington Lodge, Surrey.

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