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William SPOONER of Walton Lodge, nr. Stafford, JP (1811-1880)

1. William SPOONER of Walton Lodge, nr. Stafford, JP, son of Venerable William SPOONER (1778-1857) and Anna Maria O'BRIEN ( -1846), was born on 18 July 1811. He was a Barrister-at-Law, Judge of County Court for N. Staffs. He married Jane Lydia WILSON on 6 October 1841 in Whitkirk, Co. York. He died on 19 May 1880.


educated Oriel College Oxford (BA 1832, MA 1834).


William Spooner of Walton Lodge, co. Stafford ;=
bom 14 July, bapt. at Elmdon i September 181 1; of
Onel College, O.xford, matriculated 2 April 1829, B.A.
1832, M.A. 1835; of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister-at-Law
23 November 1837 ; Revising Barrister for East
Gloucester 1862, Judge of the County Court for
North Staffordshire 13 February 1863 until his
death; J. P. for co. Stafford; died at Walton
Lodge, in his 69th year, on ^Vednesda\•, 19 May
1880, bur. at Baswick, co. Stafford. Will dated
18 April 1879, proved at Lichfield 7 June 1880, by
the Rev. William Archibald Spooner and the Rev.
Henry Maxwell Spooner, sons, the Exors.

All Spooner info comes from this book "Visitation of England and Wales" [vol.16] ed. Frederick Arthur Crisp???


Jane Lydia WILSON and William SPOONER had the following children:


William Archibald SPOONER ( - )

Mary Anne SPOONER (1842- ). Mary was born on 30 October 1842 in 17 Chapel Street, Belgrave Square, London. She was baptised in Elmdon.

Henry Maxwell SPOONER (1846-1929). Henry was born on 9 May 1846. He died on 1 April 1929.

Janet Sarah SPOONER ( - )

Catherine Barbara SPOONER ( - )

George Archibald SPOONER (1879-1879). George was born on 11 July 1879. He died on 3 August 1879.

Barbara SPOONER (1881-1881). Barbara was born on 28 January 1881 in Keble Terrace, Oxford. She died on 29 January 1881.

Second Generation

2. Venerable William SPOONER, son of Isaac SPOONER and Barbara GOUGH, was born on 20 August 1778. He was a Clergyman (Archdeacon of Coventry 1827). He married Anna Maria O'BRIEN on 1 September 1810 in Newington, Kent. He died on 2 September 1857. He was buried on 9 September 1857 in Elmdon.


Ven'''' William Spooner, 4th son of Isaac Spooner of Elmdon Hall, co.=f
Warwick, by Barbara his wife, eldest dau. of Sir Henry Gough of Edgbaston,
CO. Warwick, Baronet, brother of Abraham Spooner Lillingston of Elmdon
Hall (see Vol. g, page jj) ; bom at Birches Green, co. Warwick, on
Thursday, 20 August, bapt. privately the same day, received into the church '
at Aston 28 November 1778 ; educated at Rugby and at St. John's College,
Oxford, matriculated 20 October 1796, B.A. 1800, M.A. 1803; Rector of I
Elmdon 30 November 1802 until his death. Vicar of Chipping Campden, I
CO. Gloucester, 30 April 1815, Rector of Acle, co. Norfolk, 8 May 1824
until his death. Archdeacon of Coventry 1827, resigned March 1851,
Prebendary of Lichfield 4 June 1828 to 185 1 : died at the Rectory, Elmdon,
aged 79, 2 September, bur. at Elmdon 9 September 1857. M.I. 1
(See " Fragmenta Genealogica" Vol. 7, page 61). Will dated 26 September |
1850, with codicil dated 25 February 1853, proved (P.C.C. 713, 57) 25
September 1857, by William Spooner, son, and Henry James Selfe Selfe,
two of the Exors.

(See ''Notes" to "Visitation of England and Wales"
Vol. 8, page 143.)


3. Anna Maria O'BRIEN, daughter of Sir Lucius O'BRIEN and Anne FRENCH, died on 24 December 1846. She was buried in Elmdon. She married unk SYDNEY.


=Anna Maria Sydney,
5th dau. of the Rt.
Hon''i'= Sir Edward
Lucius O'Brien of
Dromoland, co. Clare,
3rd Baronet, by
Anne his wife, dau.
of Robert French of
Monivea, co. Galway ;
marr. at the parish
church, Newington,
CO. Kent, on Tues-
day, 1 1 September
1 8 10; died at the
Rectory, Elmdon,
aged 63, on Thursday,
24 December 1846,
bur. at Elmdon. M.I.


William SPOONER and Anna Maria O'BRIEN had the following children:



William SPOONER (1811-1880)

Third Generation

4. Isaac SPOONER married Barbara GOUGH.


5. Barbara GOUGH has few details recorded about her. She and Isaac SPOONER had the following children:



William SPOONER (1778-1857)


6. Sir Lucius O'BRIEN had the title '3rd Baronet'. He married Anne FRENCH.


7. Anne FRENCH was the daughter of Robert FRENCH of Monivea, Co. Galway. She and Lucius O'BRIEN had the following children:



Anna Maria O'BRIEN ( -1846)

Edward O'BRIEN (1773-1837). Edward was born on 17 April 1773. He died on 13 March 1837.