WADHAM, FLOYER and CORNISH FAMILY HISTORY
Family memorial, Ilminster, Somerset
There are a number of pedigrees of the above families at the College of Arms and also in the British Library (Stowe Manuscripts 728 folios 7-10). The pedigrees were kept accurately because, until 1856, Wadham College, Oxford offered a free education to a limited number of relations of Nicholas Wadham, the founder of the College. The earliest known member of the family was Sir JOHN WADHAM of Edge, near Seaton, Devon, who was living in 1360 having had issue:
Sir JOHN WADHAM, Justice of the Common Pleas 1388-97, living in 1411-12, m. JOAN WROTHESLEY. He was buried at Branscombe, Devon and she was buried at Ilminster, Somerset having had issue:
1. Sir WILLIAM, of whom presently.
2. Thomas, of Redworthy.
1. Margery, m. Sir John Stourton, Kt, P.C., M.P., 1st Baron Stourton. See MOWBRAY, SEGRAVE and STOURTON – Burke’s Peerage. He d. 25 Nov 1462 and she d. 1463 having had issue.
2. Isabella, m. Sir Robert Hill of Shilston, Justice of the Common Pleas 1393, and had issue.
Sir WILLIAM WADHAM, High Sheriff of Devon in 1438, m. MARGARET, dau and co-heir of WILLIAM CHESELDEN, d. 1452 and was buried at Ilminster having had issue:
1. Sir JOHN, of whom presently.
2. Lawrence, of Merifield, m. Jane, second dau of Sir William Hody of Pillesdon, Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1486-1513, and his wife Eleanor, dau of Baldwyn Mallett of Carypool, Somerset.
3. William, of Cothelstone, Somerset, m. Jane, dau and co-heir of William Payne of Cothelstone and had issue:
a. William, m. Elizabeth, dau and co-heir of Stephen Tyllof of Tyllhouse, Devon and had issue:
1. John, m. 1stly Mary, third dau of John Farringdon of Farringdon, Devon and his wife Elizabeth, dau of Robert Wilford of Kenton, Devon and had issue:
a. John, m. Margaret, dau of Nicholas Willoughby of Turner’s Piddle and was buried at Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset having had issue:
1. John, of Cothelstone, Captain of Sandesfoot Castle, Weymouth, d. 1584 and was buried at Whitchurch Canonicorum having had issue: 3 sons and 2 daus.
He m. 2ndly Elizabeth Cruwys of Cruwys Morchard, Devon and had issue: 5 sons and 7 daus.
1. Elizabeth, m. Robert Stowell of Cothelstone.
2. Mary, m. William Yeard of Bradley.
3. Anne, m. William Montacute of Henleigh, near Crewkerne.
Sir JOHN WADHAM of Merifield, m. ELIZABETH, dau and co-heir of Sir STEPHEN POPHAM and had issue:
1. Sir JOHN, of whom presently.
2. Edward, of Pole Anthony, Tiverton.
1. Alice, m. Nicholas, son of Sir Hugh Stewkley (see below).
Sir JOHN WADHAM, m. 1stly Miss Cheney of Pinhoe. He m. 2ndly ELIZABETH, dau of Sir HUGH STEWKLEY of Affeton and his wife JANE, second dau of Sir LEWES POLLARD and had issue:
1. Sir NICHOLAS, of whom presently.
Sir NICHOLAS WADHAM of Merifield, Captain of the Isle of Wight, Vice Admiral to the Earl of Surrey 1522-23, m. 1stly JOANNA, second dau of ROBERT HILL of Halfway and Bridport and his wife ALICE, widow of William Daubeny and dau of JOHN STOURTON of Preston, Somerset and d. 1541 having had issue:
1. Laurence, who d.s.p.
2. JOHN, of whom presently.
3. Giles, of Barton, Somerset, m. Agnes Clausey of Barton and had issue:
a. Edward, of Mere, Somerset, m. 1stly Margaret, dau of John Young. He m. 2ndly Alice Carew.
a. Dorothy, m. Humphrey Worth.
1. Mary, m. Richard Chudleigh of Ashton, son of William Chudleigh. He d. 26 Aug 1558 having had issue.
2. Elizabeth, m. 1stly Sir Edward Bampfylde of Poltimore, Devon, eldest son of William Bampfylde and had issue. She m. 2ndly John Warre of Chipleigh, Somerset, second son of Sir Richard Warre of Hestercombe and his wife Joan, dau of Sir William Hody of Pillesdon, Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1486-1513, and had further issue.
He m. 2ndly Margaret, sister of Sir John Seymour, Kt, and aunt of Queen Jane. See DUKE of SOMERSET – Burke’s Peerage. She was buried at Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight having had issue:
5. Nicholas, who d.s.p. and was buried at Ilton in 1508.
3. Jane, m. Mr. Forster of Badesley, Hampshire.
He m. 3rdly Isabell, widow of Sir Giles Bridges and dau of Thomas Baynam of Gloucestershire and he m. 4thly Joan, widow of William Walton of Barton and dau of Richard Lyte. Joan d. 1557 and she was buried at Ilton. There was no issue by either marriage. He d. 1542 (P.C.C. will proved 30 Jan 1542/43).
JOHN WADHAM of Merifield and Edge, m. JOAN, widow of John Kellaway of Collumpton and dau and co-heir of JOHN TREGARTHEN of Cornwall. He d. 9 Feb 1577/78 (P.C.C. will proved 15 Mar 1577/78) and was buried in the Wadham Chapel at Ilminster on 3 Mar 1577/78 and she was buried at Branscombe on 30 Sep 1583 having had issue:
1. Nicholas, of Merifield and Edge, founder of Wadham College, Oxford, b. circa 1532, m. 3 Sep 1555 at St. Botolph, Aldersgate Street, London, Dorothy, dau of Sir William Petre, Kt, of Ingatestone, Essex and his wife Gertrude, dau of Sir John Tyrrell and half sister of John, 1st Baron Petre, of Writtle, Essex. See PETRE – Burke’s Peerage. He d.s.p. 20 Oct 1609, aged 77, and was buried in the Wadham Chapel at Ilminster on 21 Nov 1609. She d. 16 May 1618 at Edge, aged 84, and was buried next to her husband.
1. Joan, m. 1stly Sir Giles Strangeways of Melbury Sampford, Dorset and had issue: 3 sons and 2 daus. She m. 2ndly John Young.
2. MARGARET, of whom presently.
3. Florence, m. 1stly John, son of Sir Thomas Windham of Felbrigg, Norfolk. He d. 25 Aug 1572 and she d. 26 Feb 1596/97 having had issue. See WYNDHAM of ORCHARD WYNDHAM – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1965 Edition. She m. 2ndly John Faringdon.
MARGARET WADHAM, m. NICHOLAS, son of ROBERT MARTIN of Athelhampton, Dorset and his wife ELIZABETH, dau of Sir JOHN KELWAY of Rockbourne, Hampshire. See MARTIN – Hutchin’s History of Dorset. He d. 1595 having had issue:
1. ELIZABETH, m. 1stly HENRY BRUNE of Athelhampton, son of Sir HENRY BRUNE, Kt. He was buried at Puddletown on 2 Mar 1594/95 having had issue:
a. Sir John, of Athelhampton, b. circa 1577, m. Brigetta, dau of Sir Edward Seymour, Bt, and d.s.p. 25 Mar 1639, aged 62. See monumental inscription in Puddletown Parish Church.
b. Charles, b. circa 1587, m. Mary, dau of Robert Coker of Mappowder, Dorset. She d. 26 Apr 1636, aged 32 (see monumental inscription in Mappowder Parish Church) and he d. 17 Oct 1637, aged 50 (see monumental inscription in Puddletown Parish Church) having had issue: 2 sons.
a. Anne, m. Edward Dackombe of Corfe Castle and had issue.
b. Elizabeth, m. John Hall of Bradford, Wiltshire.
c. Jane, m. John Scrope of Castle Combe, Wiltshire.
d. GRACE, m. 22 Sep 1614 at Steeple, Dorset, Sir EDWARD LAWRENCE, Kt, of Creech Grange, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset. He was High Sheriff of Dorset in 1641, was knighted in 1643 and was buried on 24 Sep 1647 having had issue:
1. Edward, living in 1616.
2. Sir Robert, Kt, b. circa 1618, educ Trinity College, Oxford, m. 7 Jan 1639/40, Jane, dau and heiress of John Williams of Tyneham, Isle of Purbeck and was buried on 22 Jun 1666 having had issue: 3 sons.
3. Brune, buried on 20 Dec 1624.
1. Elizabeth, b. circa 1622, m. 14 May 1638 at Steeple, Robert Culliford.
2. MARGARET, m. WILLIAM FLOYER (see below) and had issue.
She m. 2ndly Sir Thomas Hamon of Brasted, Kent, son of William Hamon and had further issue:
e. Katherine, m. circa 1621, John Latton of Kingston Bagpuize and had issue:
1. Thomas, m. 20 May 1642 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, Mary, dau of William Ayscough of Lincoln and had issue (with others):
a. John, of Burwood Park, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, Lord of the Manor of Esher, Surrey, Steward of the Manor of Richmond in 1694, b. circa 1643, buried at Esher on 28 Nov 1727. He gave the advowson of the Rectory of Esher to Wadham College, Oxford.
f. Mary, m. Thomas Browker of Sondridge, Kent.
2. Frances, m. Henry Tichborne.
3. Jane, m. Thomas White of Fittleford, Dorset and had issue.
4. ANNE, of whom presently.
ANNE MARTIN, m. ANTHONY, eldest son of WILLIAM FLOYER of Floyer’s Hayes, near Exeter (who was buried at St. Thomas, Exeter in 1579) and his wife ELIZABETH, dau of GILBERT KIRKE, Mayor of Exeter. See FLOYER of MARTIN HALL – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1882 Edition. He d. 28 Nov 1608 having had issue:
ANTHONY FLOYER of Floyer’s Hayes and Berne House, Dorset, b. 1596, m. ELEANOR, bapt 22 May 1597 at Colcombe, Devon, dau of Sir WILLIAM POLE, Kt, of Colcombe and his wife MARY, eldest dau and co-heir of Sir WILLIAM PERIAM, Kt, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer. See CAREW POLE, Baronet – Burke’s Peerage. He d. 1672 (P.C.C. proved 11 Oct 1672) and she d. 1676 having had issue (with 1 son and 8 daus):
WILLIAM FLOYER, J.P., of Berne House, Dorset, b. circa 1617, m. 1stly 22 May 1641 at Steeple, his second cousin, MARGARET, bapt 13 Oct 1623 at Steeple, younger dau of Sir EDWARD LAWRENCE, Kt, of Creech Grange, Isle of Purbeck, who was knighted at Whitehall on 4 Nov 1619, and his wife GRACE, dau of HENRY BRUNE (see above) and had issue:
1. ANTHONY, of whom presently.
He m. 2ndly Elizabeth, dau of Randle Mainwaring. She d. 22 Jun 1667, aged 42, and he d. 7 Jan 1680/81 (P.C.C. will proved 22 Feb 1680/81) and was buried at Whitchurch Canonicorum having had further issue. See FLOYER-ACLAND (formerly FLOYER) of WEST STAFFORD – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1952 Edition.
ANTHONY FLOYER of Berne and Stratton, Dorset, Major, Dorset Militia, bapt 31 May 1642 at Steeple, matriculated Exeter College, Oxford on 9 Dec 1659, m. 1stly 8 Mar 1674/75 at Symondsbury, Dorset, Katherine, dau of Jacob Tayler of Symondsbury. She was buried at Whitchurch Canonicorum on 7 Apr 1676 and he m. 2ndly SARAH, dau of Lieutenant Colonel JOHN GOULD, Dorset Militia, of Upwey and his wife SARAH, tenth dau of HUBERT HUSSEY of Sydling St. Nicholas, Dorset. See GOULD of UPWEY – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1952 Edition and Husey Family History. He was buried at Whitchurch Canonicorum on 17 Nov 1701 and she was buried at Upwey on 9 Dec 1732 having had issue:
1. Anthony, of St. Peter’s, Dorchester, d.s.p. 1727.
2. WILLIAM, of whom presently.
3. Hubert Charles, of Over Compton, Dorset, bapt 19 Jan 1693/94 at Stratton with Grimstone, Dorset, m. 1734, Ann, dau of Charles Abington of Over Compton. He d. 1743 and she d. 1751 having had issue.
4. John, bapt 17 Oct 1697 at Stratton, d. 1702.
1. Sarah, b. 1681, m. 1 Dec 1698 at Stratton, John Young of Trent, Somerset and had issue.
2. Hussey, d. 1742.
3. Margaret, of Dorchester, b. 1688, d. unmarried 1767.
4. Antonia, bapt 28 Mar 1695 at Stratton, d. 1695.
Rev WILLIAM FLOYER, M.A., Rector of Trusham, Devon, b. circa 1691, educ Wadham College, Oxford and St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, m. 25 Oct 1717 at Ottery St. Mary, Devon, SARAH, dau of HAMEY BURWELL of Waxway, Dorset and London and grand-dau of THOMAS BURWELL, Doctor of Physick, of Dorchester and his wife JANE, dau of Rev JOHN STOUGHTON, D.D., M.A., Pastor of St. Mary Aldermanbury, London. He was buried at Trusham on 1 Sep 1742 (Will dated 20 Aug 1742) having had issue:
1. Anthony, of Dorchester, bapt 19 Sep 1718 at Ottery St. Mary, d. 1752.
2. Rev John Gould, M.A., Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford, Rector of Esher, Surrey, bapt 2 Dec 1720 at Trusham, educ Wadham College, Oxford, d. unmarried 18 Mar 1777. See monumental inscription in Esher Parish Church.
3. William, bapt 12 May 1724 at Trusham, d. 12 Oct 1725 and was buried at Trusham on 14 Oct 1725.
4. William, Captain, North Lincoln Regiment of Militia, of Reesby Hall, Stainton-by-Longworth, Lincolnshire and Athelhampton, bapt 18 Aug 1726 at Trusham, m. 11 Nov 1752 at the Keith Chapel, London, Frances, fourth dau and co-heir of Edward Ayscoghe of Louth, Lincolnshire. He d. 11 Jul 1782 in Paris (P.C.C. will dated 31 Dec 1780 and proved 4 Jan 1783) and she d. 1795 having had issue: 6 sons and 5 daus.
5. Rev Caleb, M.A., Rector of Tealby, Lincolnshire, bapt 26 Feb 1729/30 at Trusham, educ Wadham College, Oxford.
6. Hubert, surgeon, of Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, bapt 26 Feb 1729/30 at Trusham, m. Mary Gundry and d. 1781 having had issue: 2 sons and 2 daus.
7. Charles Burwell, of Wakefield, bapt 10 Jun 1740 at Trusham, m. Hannah – and was buried at All Saints’, Wakefield on 31 Jan 1819 having had issue:
a. Burwell, bapt 28 Dec 1795 at All Saints’, Wakefield.
1. MARGARET, of whom presently.
2. Elizabeth, b. 29 May 1728, bapt 13 Jun 1728 at Trusham, d. 14 Nov 1736 and was buried at Trusham on 16 Nov 1736.
3. Sarah, bapt 23 Nov 1732 at Trusham, buried at Trusham on 18 May 1741.
4. Jane, bapt 23 Jul 1734 at Trusham, m. 14 Jun 1764 at Esher, William Martyn. He d. 1769 and she d. 1779 having had issue.
5. Ann, bapt 12 Jan 1735/35 at St. Mary Major, Exeter, d. 24 Jan 1738/39 and was buried at Trusham on 26 Jan 1738/39.
6. Elizabeth, bapt 10 Nov 1737 at Trusham.
MARGARET FLOYER, b. circa 1722, m. 12 Feb 1742/43 at Holy Trinity, Exeter, JAMES CORNISH, Collector of Customs at Teignmouth, Devon, appointed an officer of the Customs of the port of Exeter on 15 Mar 1744, bapt 2 Jan 1721/22 at Totnes, only son of WILLIAM CORNISH, attorney-at-law, of Totnes, Devon, who m. 11 Jan 1720/21 at St. Martin’s, Exeter, his second wife ELIZABETH, widow of James Rhodes of Exeter and dau of ANDREW SQUIRE of North Upton, Thurlestone, Devon. See CORNISH formerly of THURLESTONE – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1972 Edition and A Family of Devon by Vaughan Cornish published in 1942. He d. 18 Oct 1785 and was buried at East Teignmouth and she was buried at Ottery St. Mary on 13 Mar 1807 having had issue:
1. JAMES, M.D., medical practitioner, of Eden Cottage, Totnes, Honorary Secretary, Devonshire Agricultural Society (South Devon Division) from 1791, bapt 2 Feb 1743 at West Teignmouth, m. 14 Dec 1766 at Totnes, SARAH, dau of THOMAS SEARLE and his wife ELEANOR (née HOLMAN). She d. 30 Jun 1827 and he d. 10 Sep 1828 and they were both buried at Totnes having had issue:
a. James, attorney-at-law, bapt 2 May 1768 at Totnes, one of the Procurators General of the Archdeacon’s Court of Totnes and attorney-at-law at His Majesty’s Court of the King’s Bench, Westminster. He inherited the Black Hall Estate, North Huish on the death of his brother Hubert, m. 1 Sep 1791 at Paignton, Devon, Priscilla, widow of Rev Thomas Prout, Rector of East Ogwell, and dau of Rev George Caunter. She d. 13 Apr 1833 and he d. 6 Oct 1837 and was buried at North Huish having had issue:
1. James, M.P. for Totnes 1832-33, High Sheriff of Devon in 1852-53, b. 25 Aug 1792, m. 25 Aug 1840, Elizabeth Anne, dau of Captain Robert Hall, R.M., of Dawlish and his wife Elizabeth Anne, dau of Peter Churchill, J.P., of Dawlish. See CORNISH-BOWDEN – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1965 Edition. He d. 7 Sep 1865 at Black Hall and she d. 23 Dec 1891 at Home Lodge, Newton Abbot having had issue: 1 son and 2 daus.
2. William Floyer, barrister-at-law, Inner Temple, bapt 3 Jul 1801 at Totnes, d.s.p. 26 Aug 1830 at Black Hall.
1. Esther, of Blackmore Hall, Sidmouth, bapt 15 Jan 1795 at Totnes, d. unmarried 2 Jan 1861.
2. Sarah, bapt 16 Oct 1796 at Totnes, d. unmarried 24 Mar 1850 at Sidmouth.
3. Charlotte, bapt 23 Jun 1798 at Totnes, d. unmarried 1822.
4. Elizabeth Rhodes, bapt 26 Mar 1804 at Totnes, m. 26 Jul 1832, Charles John Cornish, D.L., J.P., of Salcombe House, Sidmouth, second son of George Cornish and his wife Sarah, dau of John Kestell (see below). She d. 5 Nov 1853 and he d. 29 Mar 1879 having had issue: 3 sons and 4 daus.
b. Rev William Floyer, B.A., Rector of Hook, Dorset, bapt 6 Dec 1769 at Totnes, educ Exeter College, Oxford, m. 1 May 1804 at Totnes, Elizabeth, dau of William Marshall of Totnes and his wife Dorothy (née Chadder). He d.s.p. 30 Aug 1858 at Seymour Terrace, Totnes and was buried at Totnes and she d. 16 Jan 1862.
c. John Floyer, b. 16 Feb 1771, bapt 18 Oct 1774 at Totnes, went to India and d. at Penang in 1790.
d. Charles, M.D., Army Surgeon, H.E.I.C.S., of Chapel Hill, Torquay and later of Gatcombe House, Little Hempston, Devon, b. 29 Aug 1774, bapt 18 Oct 1774 at Totnes, m. 6 Mar 1807 at Calcutta, Emily Reybaud of Pondicherry. See monumental inscription in Little Hempston Parish Church. He d. 19 May 1818 and she d. 20 Jun 1880, aged 93, having had issue:
1. Charles James, Lieutenant, 16th Lancers and 3rd Dragoons, b. 6 Apr 1807, bapt 7 Sep 1809 at Staverton, Devon, educ Westminster, d. unmarried 24 Aug 1833, aged 23, on board the Hindos off the Cape of Good Hope en route from Calcutta to England.
2. Frederick William, Captain, Bengal Artillery, bapt 29 Oct 1810 at Staverton, m. 1stly 13 Jul 1835 at Calcutta, Margaret Olympia, dau of Thomas Ephraim Monsell, Bengal Civil Service. She d. 13 Jul 1836 at Jubbulpore and he m. 2ndly 20 Jun 1838 at North Tawton, Devon, Sarah Baker, only dau of William Orchard of Ashbridge House, North Tawton. He saw service during the actions at Ghuznee and Cabul during the First Afghan War 1840-42 and d. 29 Aug 1851 at sea off Cape Agulhas, Cape Colony while a passenger on the Sutlej having had issue: 2 sons and 3 daus.
3. Rev Henry Hubert, D.D., Principal of New Inn Hall, Oxford 1866-87, bapt 10 Mar 1812 at Totnes, Lieutenant, Bengal Artillery, educ Magdalen Hall, Oxford, m. 4 Jun 1832 at Dacca, Mary, dau of Sir William Dick, Bt, and d. 9 Jun 1887 having had issue: 2 sons and 4 daus.
4. Philip George, Honorary Major, 10th Bengal Native Infantry, b. 24 Dec 1813, bapt 31 Jan 1814 at Totnes, m. 24 Dec 1834 at Benares, Mary Anne, dau of Colonel Johan Frederick Meiselback, Bengal Horse Artillery and d. 23 Sep 1880 having had issue: 3 sons and 2 daus.
5. Rev Arthur Athelstan, M.A., Vicar of Old Windsor, Berkshire, bapt 27 Nov 1815 at Little Hempston, educ Exeter College, Oxford, m. 27 Jun 1849 at Sunninghill, Berkshire, Marianne Elizabeth, eldest dau of John Freshfield of Harleston, Norfolk. He d. 3 Oct 1860 having had issue: 4 sons and 3 daus.
1. Sarah Barbara, bapt 7 Sep 1809 at Staverton, m. 18 Jul 1846 at Tormonham, Devon, Rev William Hunter, B.D., M.A., Rector of Norbury, Derbyshire, Fellow, St. John’s College, Oxford 1831-46, son of John Hunter of St. Dunstan-in-the-East, London and d.s.p.
2. Emily, of 37 Palace Gardens, Kensington, bapt 2 Jul 1818 at Little Hempston, d. unmarried 11 Aug 1872 at Birnam, Perthshire.
e. Philip Gould, Lieutenant, 1st Madras Native Cavalry, b. 2 Oct 1776, bapt 14 Mar 1779 at Totnes, served during the Second Mahratta War, fought at the battle of Laswaree on 1 Nov 1803 and d. unmarried 12 Oct 1806 at Saharanpur.
f. Hubert, Writer, Bengal Civil Service from 26 Sep 1795, judge and magistrate of Rajshahye from 26 Jan 1810, fourth judge of the Provincial Court of Appeal, Patna from 19 Apr 1814, bought Black Hall, North Huish, near Totnes on his retirement from India, b. 28 Aug 1778, bapt 14 Mar 1779 at Totnes, educ St. Paul’s, d. unmarried 25 Aug 1832 (P.C.C. will dated 3 Jan 1830 and proved Mar 1833) at Black Hall having had natural issue:
1. Gregory, b. 22 Nov 1807, d. 7 Apr 1810 and was buried in North Park Street burial ground, Calcutta.
1. Emily, bapt 9 Jun 1814 at Heavitree, near Exeter, m. 7 May 1833 at St. Sidwell’s, Exeter, her first cousin, Hubert Whitlock, merchant, of Exeter, second son of George Whitlock, Coroner of Ottery St. Mary, Devon, and his wife Charlotte, dau of James Cornish, M.D., of Eden Cottage, Totnes and had issue. See Whitlock Family History.
a. CHARLOTTE, of Ottery St. Mary, Devon and later of Heavitree, b. 16 Aug 1772, bapt 18 Oct 1774 at Totnes, m. 25 Aug 1797 at Totnes, GEORGE WHITLOCK, Surgeon, R.N., and Comptroller of Customs, Exeter, son of GEORGE WHITLOCK, Supervisor of the Customs and Excise for Ottery St. Mary, and his wife ABIGAIL, dau of Rev WILLIAM BRAND, M.A., Rector of King’s Brompton, Somerset. See Whitlock Family History. She was buried at Ottery St. Mary on 23 Jan 1830 and he was buried at Ottery St. Mary, aged 79, on 25 Jan 1835 (P.C.C. will dated 24 Jun 1833 and proved 26 May 1835) having had issue.
2. William Floyer, H.E.I.C. Marine Service, bapt 16 Jul 1745 at West Teignmouth, who d.s.p. in Madras.
3. John Floyer, b. 1747, d.s.p. when he drowned at sea in 1773.
4. Charles, Bengal Military, bapt 23 Sep 1749 at East Teignmouth, served during the First Mahratta War and d.s.p. Jan 1784 in India.
5. Anthony, bapt 25 Oct 1751 at East Teignmouth, d. 1752.
6. Philip, surgeon, of Exeter, b. 1 Mar 1753, bapt 29 Mar 1753 at East Teignmouth, m. 6 May 1775 at St. Paul’s, Exeter, Mary, dau of George Mackenzie of Clarendon, Jamaica and had issue:
a. Elizabeth Rhodes, b. 1776, m. 16 Nov 1795 at St. Paul’s, Exeter, Major John Hill, eldest son of Sir John Hill, 3rd Bt, of Hawkestone, Shropshire and his wife Mary, dau of John Chambre of Petton. See VISCOUNT HILL – Burke’s Peerage. He d. 26 Jan 1814 and she d. 16 Dec 1840 having had issue: 5 sons and 2 daus.
b. Mary Stevens, bapt 30 Jun 1778 at West Teignmouth, m. 27 Oct 1808 at St. Sidwell’s, Exeter, her cousin, William Hewitt of Jamaica and had issue: 2 sons and 2 daus.
7. Gould Floyer, b. 9 Mar 1755, bapt 8 Apr 1755 at East Teignmouth, buried at West Teignmouth on 21 Mar 1764.
8. Hubert, attorney-at-law, artist and musician, Secretary to Sir John Shore, Governor-General of India 1792-97 (see below), b. 14 Sep 1757, bapt 1 Nov 1757 at West Teignmouth, d. unmarried 1823 and was buried at Salcombe Regis.
9. George, of Salcombe Hill, Salcombe Regis, Lord of the Manor of Salcombe, A.D.C. to Sir John Shore 1794-97 (see below), b. 9 Dec 1762, bapt 10 Jan 1763 at West Teignmouth, Ensign, Sussex Militia and Royal Marines, m. 31 Mar 1792 at St. George the Martyr, Queen’s Square, London, Sarah, only dau of John Kestell of the Manor House, Ottery St. Mary and his wife Sarah, dau of John Clapp of Salcombe Regis. He d. 1 Oct 1829 and she d. 4 Apr 1843 and they were both buried at Salcombe Regis having had issue: 4 sons and 3 daus. See monumental inscriptions to the Cornish family in the Parish Church of Salcombe Regis.
1. Charlotte, b. 11 Sep 1759, bapt 10 Oct 1759 at West Teignmouth, m. 14 Feb 1786 at St. David’s, Exeter, John Shore, F.S.A., elder son of Thomas Shore of Melton Place, near Romford and his wife Dorothy, daughter of Captain John Shepherd, H.E.I.C.S. He was created a Baronet on 27 Oct 1792 and was subsequently created 1st Baron Teignmouth on 3 Mar 1798 after serving as Governor-General of India 1793-98. See TEIGNMOUTH – Burke’s Peerage and monumental inscription in Marylebone Parish Church. He was President of the British and Foreign Bible Society 1804-34 and d. 14 Feb 1834 at Portman Square. She d. 13 Jul 1834 and they were both buried at Marylebone Parish Church having had issue: 3 sons and 3 daus.