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Sir Thomas BEAUMONT Bart. (1608-1676)

1. Sir Thomas BEAUMONT Bart. (also known as [unnamed person]), son of Sir Henry BEAUMONT of Stoughton Grange, Leics., Baronet (1584-1646) and Elizabeth TURPIN ( -bef1649), was born in 1608. He died on 11 August 1676. He married Elizabeth TROTT. He married Jane BURTON.


He was the oldest son of Sir Henry Beaumont and Elizabeth Turpin, daughter of Sir William Turpin.[2] Beaumont sat as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Leicestershire between 1654 and 1659[1] and was High Sheriff of Leicestershire between 1668 and 1669.[3] On 5 March 1658, he was created a Baronet, of Stoughton Grange, in the County of Leicester by Oliver Cromwell.[3] After the Restoration however this creation was declared invalid and Beaumont received a new patent, dated on 21 February 1661.

A slab in Stoughton Church recorded, but is now lost "Hic jacet D'N'S. Thomas Beaumont, Baronettus, Pater Familiae, Dec. Aug. 11, Annon Domini 16761". A Knight of the Shire for the county of Leicester 1654; MP for Leicestershire 1654/9/ He fought on the Parliamentary side, and was a member of the Committee of the "New Model" 15th Feburary 1644/5/ Created a baronet by Oliver Cromwell 5th March 1657/8; this honour was disallowed at the Restoration but it was subsequently confirmed by Charles II 21st February, 1660/1.

He married firstly Elizabeth daughter and co-heir of Sir Nicholas Trott of Quickswood, Herts, Knight, adn secondly by licence, 17th April 1666, at Evington Church, Co. Leicester, Jane, relict of Hugh Watts, of Newark, and daughter of Sir Thomas Burton of Stockerston, Co. Leicester; she was buried with her first husband in S. Mary's Leicester 4th October 1670. Issue by the first wife three sons and three daughters, and by the second, two sons and one daughter.


Elizabeth TROTT, daughter of Nicholas TROTT Kt. ( - ), was born in Quickwood, Herts? She and Thomas BEAUMONT had the following children:



Thomas BEAUMONT (c. 1639-1710)


Jane BURTON, daughter of Thomas BURTON of Stockerston, Co. Leicester ( - ), died in September 1670 (estimated).

Second Generation

2. Thomas BEAUMONT M.A. (also known as [unnamed person]), son of Sir Thomas BEAUMONT Bart. and Elizabeth TROTT, was born circa [Julian] 1639. He was a Clergyman. He was a Clerk in Holy Orders. He died on [Julian] 15 January 1710. He married Susan OLDYS.


From Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 1896:

Beaumont - Baronet

"Sir Thomas Beaumont Knt., of Stoughton Grange Co. Leicester, who was created a baronet first by Oliver Cromwell 5th March 1657-58, and 2ndly by Charles II 21st Feb. 1661. Sir Thomas married Elizabeth, daughter and co-heir of Sir Nicholas Trott, Kt. and had:
1. Henry, his successor
2. Thomas, in holy orders, married Susannah, daughter of the Rev. William Oldys, D.D. and had four sons (one of whom only left a daughter) and had two daughters, Elizabeth: married William Hayley M.D., and Annabella."

Thomas died of smallpox at Dunmow 15th January 1710. A memorial stone in the chancel floor there records:

Her lieth the body of Thomas Beaumont
Vicar of ye parish
second son of Sr Thomas beaumont
of Stouton Grange
in the county of Leicester, bart
He married Susanna, daugher of William Oldys,
Dr. of Divinity
Vicar of Alderburgh
in the county of Oxon
By whom he had 4 sons and 2 daughters
He dyed January 15th 1710, aged 71.

Admitted as founders kin to Winchester College and a Fellow in 1655/60, and matriculated at New College, Oxon, 1657. BA 1660, MA 1664, incorporated at Cambridge 1669, Vicar of Sawbridgeworth 1673, of Great Dunmow 1678m Rector of Thorley, Herts. 1690, Prebendary of Hoxton 1680, Canon of St. Paul's 1681,


Arms of Beaumont:

Impaling Argetn, two bars sable, inchief three lions rampant of the 2nd.


Susan OLDYS was the daughter of The Revd. William OLDYS D.D. ( - ). She and Thomas BEAUMONT had the following children:



Annabella BEAUMONT (1683-1776)


Henry William BEAUMONT ( - )


Elizabeth Hayley BEAUMONT ( - )

Third Generation

3. Annabella BEAUMONT, daughter of Thomas BEAUMONT M.A. and Susan OLDYS, was born in March 1683. She was baptised on 23 March 1683 in Great Dunmow. She died in March 1776 in Upminster, Essex. She married Francis PRIOR.


Francis PRIOR Gent. (also known as [unnamed person]) died. He and Annabella BEAUMONT had the following children:



Susanna PRIOR ( -1758?). Susanna married Samuel HOPKINS circa [Julian] 8 January 1732. She died in 1758 (estimated).


4. Henry William BEAUMONT was the son of Thomas BEAUMONT M.A. and Susan OLDYS.


5. Elizabeth Hayley BEAUMONT was the daughter of Thomas BEAUMONT M.A. and Susan OLDYS.