Edwyn Burnaby, High Sheriff of Leicestershire

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Edwyn Burnaby
Spouse(s) Anne Caroline Salisbury
Father Edwyn Andrew Burnaby
Mother Mary Browne
Born (1798-09-29)29 September 1798
Died 18 July 1867(1867-07-18) (aged 68)

Edwyn Burnaby (29 September 1798 – 18 July 1867) was an English landowner, of Baggrave Hall, Leicestershire,[1] 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.[1][2]

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.[3] He was probably born the day before;[4] his age is given as 19 on matriculation at Worcester College, Oxford on 20 October 1817.[5] He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford,[1] and served as a captain in the Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards[2]

On 29 August 1829, he married Anne Caroline Salisbury, daughter of Thomas Salisbury (solicitor), by Frances, daughter of Francis Webb.[6]

They had several children, including:


  1. ^ a b c d Gentleman's Magazine, September 1867, p. 398
  2. ^ a b Burke, John (1838). History of The Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland. vol.iv. London. pp. 702–4. 
  3. ^ Parish register
  4. ^ See presumed misprint, 29 September 1799, in Townend, P. (ed.) (1965) Burke's Landed Gentry, 18th edition. pp. 102–105. (Burke's Peerage, London) and Wagner, A. R. (1940) "Some of the Sixty-four Ancestors of Her Majesty the Queen". In: Genealogist's Magazine vol. 9 (no. 1) pp. 7–13
  5. ^ Foster, J (1888). Alumni Oxoniensis. Vol. I. Oxford: Parker & Co. p. 194. 
  6. ^ "Some Descendants Of John And Frances (Skey) Webb" (PDF). The Genealogy Pages of Edward J. Davies. 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  7. ^ Joseph Jackson Howard, Frederick Arthur Crisp. Visitation of England and Wales. p. 39. 
  8. ^ Nicholas, Thomas. Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales. p. 201.