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Charles 
Yorke
1722 - 1770


Charles 
Yorke
, 2nd son. Lord High Chancellor. Venn: Entered: 1739 Born: Dec. 30, 1722 Died: Jan. 20, 1770 Adm. at CORPUS CHRISTI, June 13, 1739. 2nd s. of Philip, LL.D. (1753), Lord Chancellor Hardwicke. B. Dec. 30, 1722, in London. School, Hackney. Matric. 1739; M.A. 1749. Adm. at the Middle Temple, Dec. 1, 1735. Migrated to Lincoln's Inn, Oct. 23, 1742. Called to the Bar, 1746. Bencher, 1754. Joint Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, 1747. M.P. for Reigate, 1747-68; for Cambridge University, 1768. F.R.S., 1750. K.C., 1754. Solicitor-General, 1756-61. University Counsel, 1757-67. Attorney-General, 1762-3 and 1765-7. Lord Chancellor, and P.C., 1770. Recorder of Dover and Gloucester, 1764. Married (1) Catherine, dau. of William Freeman, of Aspeden. Herts.; (2) Agneta, dau. of Henry Johnstone, of Gt Berkhampstead, Herts. Drafted the constitution for the province of Quebec. An Italian scholar. Author, poetical. Died Jan. 20, 1770. Buried at Wimpole, Cambs. Brother of John (1746), James (1748) and Philip (1737). (D.N.B.; Cussans, I. 44.)

Born: 30th Dec 1722Baptised:
Died: 22nd Jan 1770Buried: Wimpole, Cambs., , 28th Jan 1770
Family:
Yorke

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

1.
Charles 
Yorke
(
Freeman
,
Johnston
) 1722 - 1770
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.
Philip 
Yorke
(
Campbell
) 1720 - 1790
2.
Sir Joseph 
Yorke
(
Stocken
) post 1722 - 1792
3.
John 
Yorke
(
Lygon
) 1728 - 1769
4.
Rt.Rev. James 
Yorke
(
Maddox
) 1730 - 1808

Spouses



1. 19th May 1755
Catherine 
Freeman
(
Yorke
) ante 1740 - 1759
2. 30th Dec 1762
Agneta 
Johnston
(
Yorke
) 1740 - 1820

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Catherine 
Freeman
(
Yorke
) ante 1740 - 1759
1.
Mary 
Yorke
+ 1756
2.
Philip 
Yorke
(
Lindsay
) 1757 - 1834
2a.
Elizabeth 
Lindsay
(
Yorke
) 1763 - 1858
2.1.
Anne 
Yorke
(
Savile
) 1783 - 1870 ...
2.2.
Philip 
Yorke
1784 - 1808
2.3.
Catherine Freeman 
Yorke
(
Alexander
) 1786 - 1863 ...
2.4.
Charles 
Yorke
1787 - 1792
2.5.
Elizabeth Margaret 
Yorke
(
Stuart
) 1789 - 1867 ...
2.6.
M/? 
Yorke
1793 - 1793
2.7.
Caroline Harriet 
Yorke
(
Cocks
) 1794 - 1873 ...
2.8.
Charles James 
Yorke
1797 - 1810
2.9.
Joseph John 
Yorke
1800 - 1801
3.
Catherine 
Yorke
+ 1759
b.
Agneta 
Johnston
(
Yorke
) 1740 - 1820
4.
Rt.Hon. Charles Philip 
Yorke
(
Manningham
) 1764 - 1834
5.
Caroline 
Yorke
(
Eliot
) 1765 - 1818
6.
Sir Joseph Sydney 
Yorke
(
Rattray
,
Paulet
) 1768 - 1831
6a.
Elizabeth W(h)eake 
Rattray
(
Yorke
) 1733 - 1812
6.1.
Charles Philip 
Yorke
(
Liddell
) 1799 - 1873 ...
6.2.
Sidney John 
Yorke
1801 - 1802
6.3.
Henry Reginald 
Yorke
(
Campbell
) 1803 - 1871 ...
6.4.
Eliot Thomas 
Yorke
(
Delme-Radcliffe
) 1805 - post 1836
6.5.
Horatio Nelson 
Yorke
1806 - 1814
6.6.
Rev. Grantham Munter 
Yorke
(
Montgomery
) 1809 - 1879 ...
6.7.
Agneta Elizabeth 
Yorke
(
Bevan
) 1811 - 1851 ...
Sources

  • Family Archivists: see
    Yorke


Timeline


30th Dec 1722Born
19th May 1755Married
Catherine 
Freeman
(
Yorke
) ante 1740 - 1759
30th Dec 1762Married
Agneta 
Johnston
(
Yorke
) 1740 - 1820
22nd Jan 1770Died
28th Jan 1770Buried Wimpole, Cambs.
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