ROCKINGHAM

 

 

 

 

Edward Watson, of Rockingham Castle, Northants, m.Dorothy Montague and had issue:

 

1a) Sir Edward, of Rockingham Castle (d.1616); m.Anne Digby

 

1b) Sir Lewis, of Rockingham Castle, cr 1645 Lod Rockingham (1584-5 Jan 1653); m.1st 1609 Hon. Catherine Bertie (d.15 Feb 1611); m.2nd 3 Oct 1620 Eleanor Manners (d.London 23 Oct 1679)

 

1c) Edward, 2nd Lord Rockingham (30 Jun 1630-22 Jun 1689); m.London 13 Nov 1654 Lady Anne Wentworth (8 Oct 1629-2 Jan 1696)

 

1d) Lewis, 3rd Lord Rockingham, cr 1714 Earl of Rockingham, Viscount Sondes, and Baron of Throwley (29 Dec 1655-Rockingham 19 Mar 1724); m.Jul 1677 Lady Catherine Sondes (d.21 Mar 1696); she was heiress to the estates of her family

 

1e) Edward, Viscount Sondes (1686-20 Mar 1722); m.21 Mar 1709 Lady Catharine Tufton (24 Apr 1693-13 Feb 1734)

 

1f) Lewis, 2nd Earl of Rockingham (ca 1714-4 Dec 1745); m.10 Apr 1736 Katherine Furnese (d.17 Dec 1766)

 

2f) Thomas, 3rd Earl of Rockingham (30 Dec 1715-Rockingham 26 Feb 1746)

 

3f) Edward

 

4f) Catherine; m.Edward Southwell (1705-1755)

 

2e) George (d.1735)

 

3e) Mary; m.Wray Saunderson

 

4e) Anne (d.young)

 

5e) Arabella; m.Sir Robert Furnese, of Waldershare, 2nd Bt. (1687-7 Mar 1733)

 

6e) Margaret (1696-London 24 Feb 1752); m.London 8 Apr 1725 John Monson, Lord Monson (ca 1693-London 18 Jul 1748); their second son inherited most of the estates of the 3rd Earl of Rockingham, and was cr Lord Sondes

 

2d) Edward

 

3d) Eleanor (Rockingham 26 Feb 1659-Stonelwigh 23 Jul 1705); m.Rockingham 23 Oct 1679 Thomas Leigh, 2nd Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh (1652-12 Nov 1710)

 

4d) Thomas, took surname Watson-Wentworth on inheriting the estates of the Wentworth family (17 Jun 1665-6 Oct 1723); m.Alice Proby

 

1e) Thomas, cr 1728 Lord Malton, cr 1734 Earl of Malton, Viscount Higham, Baron Wath and Baron Harrowden, 6th Lord Rockingham 1746, cr 1746 Marquess of Rockingham (Tidmington, Worcs 13 Nov 1693-Wentworth-Woodhouse 14 Dec 1750); m.22 Sep 1716 Lady Mary Finch (d.30 May 1761)

 

1f) son (d. Leyden Aug 1734)

 

2f) son

 

3f) son

 

4f) William, Viscount Higham (1728-16 Aug 1739)

 

5f) Charles, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, cr 1750 Earl Malton, Prime Minister (13 May 1730-1 Jul 1782); m.London 26 Feb 1752 Mary Bright (d.Hillingdon House 19 Dec 1804)

 

6f) Anne (d.London 29 Aug 1769); m.London 22 Jun 1744 William Fitzwilliam, 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam (15 Jan 1720-10 Aug 1756); their family inherited the great house of Wentworth Woodhouse

 

7f) Mary; m.1764 John Milbanke

 

8f) Henrietta Alicia; m.Oct 1764 William Sturgeon

 

5d) George

 

6d) Arabella; m.Sir James Oxenden, Bt.

 

7d) Anne

 

8d) Margaret

 

2c) Grace (d.1658); m.Edward Barkham [later, 2nd Bt.] (d.1688)

 

3c) Frances; m.Edward Dingley, of Charlton

 

4c) Eleanor; m.Sir Charles Dymoke, of Scrivelsby (d.ca 1688)

 

2b) Edward (d.1658)

 

3b) Anne; m.Sir Charles Norwich

 

4b) Emma; m.John Grant

 

5b) Mary; m.Sir Anthony Mayney, of Linton

 

6b) Elizabeth; m.1st Sir John Needham, of Lichborough; m.2nd Sir Edward Tyrell, Bt. (d.Jun 1656)

 

7b) Catherine; m.Thomas Palmer, of Carlton

 

2a) Catherine; m.Arthur Broke