Edwyn Burnaby, High Sheriff of Leicestershire
|Spouse(s)||Anne Caroline Salisbury|
|Father||Edwyn Andrew Burnaby|
|Born||29 September 1798|
|Died||18 July 1867(aged 68)|
Edwyn Burnaby (29 September 1798 – 18 July 1867) was an English landowner, of Baggrave Hall, Leicestershire, a Justice of the Peace, Deputy Lieutenant, and High Sheriff of Leicestershire in 1864. He also succeeded his father in the Court post of Gentleman of the Privy chamber.
Edwyn was the eldest son of Edwyn Andrew Burnaby, (died 1 October 1825), and his wife Mary, daughter and heiress of the Reverend William Browne and his wife Mary Adcock. He was baptised on 30 September 1798 at Rotherby, Leicestershire. He was probably born the day before; his age is given as 19 on matriculation at Worcester College, Oxford on 20 October 1817. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, and served as a captain in the Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards
They had several children, including:
- Edwyn Sherard Burnaby (1830–1883), major-general and Member of Parliament
- Caroline Louisa Burnaby (1832–1918), by whom Burnaby became great-great-grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II
- Cecilia Florence Burnaby (d. 1869), married George Onslow Newton.
- Gertrude Laura Burnaby (d. 1865), married Ernest Vaughan, 4th Earl of Lisburne
- Gentleman's Magazine, September 1867, p. 398
- Burke, John (1838). History of The Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland. vol.iv. London. pp. 702–4.
- Parish register
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- Foster, J (1888). Alumni Oxoniensis. Vol. I. Oxford: Parker & Co. p. 194.
- "Some Descendants Of John And Frances (Skey) Webb". The Genealogy Pages of Edward J. Davies. 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
- Joseph Jackson Howard, Frederick Arthur Crisp. Visitation of England and Wales. p. 39.
- Nicholas, Thomas. Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales. p. 201.
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