James Buller (the younger)
He was the eldest son of John Francis Buller (1695-1751), MP for Saltash 1718-1722, of Morval, Cornwall by his wife Rebecca Trelawney (d.1743), daughter and co-heiress of Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 3rd Baronet, Bishop of Winchester. His younger brothers were the politicians John Buller (1721–1786), MP and Lord of the Admiralty, Francis Buller (1723-1764), MP, and William Buller (1735-1796), Bishop of Exeter.
Marriages & progeny
Buller married twice:
- Firstly on 19 November 1739, to Elizabeth Gould (d.1742), daughter and co-heir of William Gould of Downes near Crediton, Devon, (which thenceforth became the principal Buller seat) and had by her a son James Buller (1740-1772), the father of James Buller (1766–1827), MP.
- Secondly in 1744 to Hon. Jane Bathurst, second daughter of Allen Bathurst, 1st Earl Bathurst. By his second wife, he had three sons and three daughters His third son Sir Francis Buller, 1st Baronet was a judge and was created a baronet in 1790 and was the ancestor of Baron Churston.
Buller died in 1765.
- Burke's Landed Gentry, 1937, p.279, Buller of Downes
- Sir Lewis Namier & John Brooke, ed. (1985). The House of Commons, 1754-1790. vol. I. Cambridge: Secker & Warburg. p. 132.
- Burke, John (1847). John Bernhard Burke, ed. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry. vol. I. London: Henry Colburn. p. 157.
- "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, East Looe". Retrieved 3 August 2009.
- "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Cornwall". Retrieved 3 August 2009.
- "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - Buller, Sir Francis, first baronet (1746–1800)". Retrieved 27 June 2007.
- "ThePeerage - James Buller". Retrieved 15 March 2007.
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