Vavasour family

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The Vavasour family are an English Catholic family whose history dates back to Norman times. They are featured on the Battle Abbey Roll and lived at Hazlewood Castle from the time of the Domesday Book until 1908.

In 1985, the Vavasour family established Vavasour Wines, a vineyard in the Awatere Valley of Marlborough, New Zealand.

History[edit]

Baronets (1628 Baronetcy of Haselwood, Yorkshire)[edit]

The first (and now extinct) Vavasour Baronetcy.

  • Thomas Vavasour, 1st Bt. (24 October 1628 - before 1636)
  • Walter Vavasour, 2nd Bt. (before 1636 - after 1666)
  • Walter Vavasour, 3rd Bt. (after 1666 - 16 February 1713)
  • Walter Vavasour, 4th Bt. (1713 - May 1740)
  • Walter Vavasour, 5th Bt. (1740 - 13 April 1766)
  • Walter Vavasour, 6th Bt. (1766 - 3 November 1802)
  • Thomas Vavasour, 7th Bt. (1802 - 20 January 1826)

The baronetcy became extinct upon the death of the 7th baronet.

Baronets (1828 Baronetcy of Hazlewood, Yorkshire)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beddard, Robert (January 1995). "Ham House". History Today 45 (1).