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Philip 
Yorke
1690 - 1764


Philip 
Yorke
, only son. English judge. Knighted 1719; Solicitor general (1720); attorney general (1724-33); chief justice and privy councilor (1733); lord chancellor (1737). Venn: University Counsel, 1724-33. LL.D. from CORPUS CHRISTI, 1753. S. and h. of Philip, of Dover, Kent. B. there, Dec. 1, 1690. School, Bethnal Green, Middlesex (Mr Morland). Adm. at the Middle Temple, Nov. 29, 1708. Called to the Bar, 1715. Migrated to Lincoln's Inn, July 26, 1724. Bencher, 1724. Serjeant, 1734. M.P. for Lewes, 1719-22; for Seaford, 1722-34. Solicitor-General, 1720-4. Knighted, June 11, 1720. Attorney-General, 1724-33. Chief Justice, K.B., 1733-7. Created Baron Hardwicke, Nov. 23, 1733. Speaker of the House of Lords, 1734 and 1736. Lord Chancellor, 1737-56. One of the Lords Justices (Regents) of the Realm, in 1740, etc. High Steward of Cambridge University, 1749. F.R.S., 1753. Created Viscount Royston, of Cambs., and Earl of Hardwicke, Apr. 2, 1754. Purchased the estate of Wimpole, Cambs., 1740. Married Margaret Lygon, widow, and dau. of Charles Cocks, of Worcester, May 16, 1719. Author, legal. Died Mar. 6, 1764. Buried at Wimpole. Father of Philip (1737), Charles (1739), John (1746) and James (1748). (D.N.B.; Masters; G.E.C.)

Born: Dover, Kent, England 1st Dec 1690 Baptised:
Died: 6th Mar 1764Buried: Wimpole, Cambs., , 15th Mar 1764
Family:
Yorke

Titles:

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Options ]

1.
Philip 
Yorke
(
Cocks
) 1690 - 1764
2.
Philip 
Yorke
(
Gibbon
) + 1721
4.
Simon 
Yorke
+ 1682
 
3.
Elizabeth 
Gibbon
(
Yorke
,
Gibbon
)
6.
Richard 
Gibbon
 

Siblings


1.
Elizabeth 
Yorke
(
Billingsley
) + post 1724

Spouses



1. 16th May 1719
Margaret 
Cocks
(
Lygon
,
Yorke
) ante 1700 - 1761

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Margaret 
Cocks
(
Lygon
,
Yorke
) ante 1700 - 1761
1.
Philip 
Yorke
(
Campbell
) 1720 - 1790
1a.
Lady Jemima 
Campbell
(
Yorke
) 1722 - ante 1797
1.1.
Anabel 
Yorke
(
Hume-Campbell
) 1751 - 1833
1.2.
Mary Jemima 
Yorke
(
Robinson
) + 1830 ...
2.
Sir Joseph 
Yorke
(
Stocken
) post 1722 - 1792
3.
Charles 
Yorke
(
Freeman
,
Johnston
) 1722 - 1770
3a.
Catherine 
Freeman
(
Yorke
) ante 1740 - 1759
3.1.
Mary 
Yorke
+ 1756
3.2.
Philip 
Yorke
(
Lindsay
) 1757 - 1834 ...
3.3.
Catherine 
Yorke
+ 1759
3b.
Agneta 
Johnston
(
Yorke
) 1740 - 1820
3.4.
Rt.Hon. Charles Philip 
Yorke
(
Manningham
) 1764 - 1834
3.5.
Caroline 
Yorke
(
Eliot
) 1765 - 1818
3.6.
Sir Joseph Sydney 
Yorke
(
Rattray
,
Paulet
) 1768 - 1831 ...
4.
John 
Yorke
(
Lygon
) 1728 - 1769
4a.
Elizabeth 
Lygon
(
Yorke
) + 1766
4.1.
Jemima 
Yorke
(
Carew
) ante 1767 - 1804 ...
5.
Rt.Rev. James 
Yorke
(
Maddox
) 1730 - 1808
5a.
Mary 
Maddox
(
Yorke
) 1741 - 1823
5.1.
Margaret 
Yorke
(
Waddington
) 1763 - 1800 ...
5.2.
Rev. Charles Isaac 
Yorke
1764 - 1791
5.3.
Joseph 
Yorke
(
Cocks
) 1765 - 1830 ...
5.4.
James 
Yorke
1766 - 1816
5.5.
Mary 
Yorke
1767 - 1795
5.6.
Rev. Philip 
Yorke
(
Cocks
) 1770 - 1817 ...
5.7.
Elizabeth 
Yorke
(
Buller
) 1772 - 1802
Sources

  • Family Archivists: see
    Yorke


Timeline


1st Dec 1690Born Dover, Kent, England
16th May 1719Married
Margaret 
Cocks
(
Lygon
,
Yorke
) ante 1700 - 1761
23rd Nov 1733
Philip 
Yorke
(
Cocks
) 1690 - 1764 inherited the title
Hardwicke
  [B] of Hardwicke
2nd Apr 1754
Philip 
Yorke
(
Cocks
) 1690 - 1764 inherited the title
Hardwicke
  [E]
6th Mar 1764Died
15th Mar 1764Buried Wimpole, Cambs.
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