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Philip 
Yorke
1720 - 1790


Philip 
Yorke
, Privy councillor (1760); high steward of Cambridge University (1764-90); edited Walpoliana (1783). Venn: YORKE, PHILIP College: CORPUS CHRISTI Entered: 1747 Born: Died: Adm. at CORPUS CHRISTI, 1737. S. and h. of Philip (1753), Lord Chancellor Hardwicke. B. Dec. 9, 1720. School, Hackney. Matric. 1747; LL.D. 1749. One of the Tellers of the Exchequer, 1738-90. M.P. for Reigate, 1741-7; for Cambs., 1747-64. F.R.S., 1741; F.S.A., 1745. Lord-Lieutenant of Cambs., 1757-90. P.C., 1760. Succeeded as 2nd Earl Hardwicke, Mar. 6, 1764. High Steward of the University, 1764-90. Married Lady Jemima Campbell, dau. of John, Earl of Breadalbane, May 22, 1740. A good classical scholar. Joint author with his brother Charles of Atheni n Letters. Died s.p.m., May 16, 1790, aged 70. Brother of Charles (1739), etc. (D.N.B.; Masters, 274; G.E.C.)

Born: 9th Dec 1720Baptised:
Died: 16th May 1790Buried: Wimpole, Cambs., , 25th May 1790
Family:
Yorke

Titles:

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

1.
Philip 
Yorke
(
Campbell
) 1720 - 1790
2.
Philip 
Yorke
(
Cocks
) 1690 - 1764
4.
Philip 
Yorke
(
Gibbon
) + 1721
5.
Elizabeth 
Gibbon
(
Yorke
,
Gibbon
)
3.
Margaret 
Cocks
(
Lygon
,
Yorke
) ante 1700 - 1761
6.
Charles 
Cocks
(
Somers
) ante 1683 - 1717
7.
Mary 
Somers
(
Cocks
)

Siblings


1.
Sir Joseph 
Yorke
(
Stocken
) post 1722 - 1792
2.
Charles 
Yorke
(
Freeman
,
Johnston
) 1722 - 1770
3.
John 
Yorke
(
Lygon
) 1728 - 1769
4.
Rt.Rev. James 
Yorke
(
Maddox
) 1730 - 1808

Spouses



1. 22nd May 1740
Lady Jemima 
Campbell
(
Yorke
) 1722 - ante 1797

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Lady Jemima 
Campbell
(
Yorke
) 1722 - ante 1797
1.
Anabel 
Yorke
(
Hume-Campbell
) 1751 - 1833
2.
Mary Jemima 
Yorke
(
Robinson
) + 1830
2a.
Thomas 
Robinson
(
Yorke
) 1738 - 1786
2.1.
Thomas Philip 
de Grey
  formerly Weddell formerly Robinson
(
Cole
) * 1781 ...
2.2.
Frederick John 
Robinson
(
Hobart
) * 1782 ...
2.3.
Philip 
Robinson
* 1783
Sources

  • Family Archivists: see
    Yorke


Timeline


9th Dec 1720Born
22nd May 1740Married
Lady Jemima 
Campbell
(
Yorke
) 1722 - ante 1797
15th Mar 1764
Philip 
Yorke
(
Campbell
) 1720 - 1790 inherited the title
Hardwicke
  [E]
16th May 1790Died
25th May 1790Buried Wimpole, Cambs.
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