Henry John Adeane
Early life and education
Adeane was the second but first surviving son of Robert Jones Adeane of Babraham, Cambridgeshire, and Annabella Blake, daughter of Sir Patrick Blake, 1st Baronet, of Langham Hall, Suffolk. The Adeane family was an ancient one that supposedly descended from the noble Deyne or Dene family. He was the grandson of Gen. James Whorwood Adeane. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.
Adeane married firstly, on 24 October 1822, Katharine Judith (1804 – 27 June 1825), daughter of John King of Aldenham House, Herts. They had two sons and one daughter:
- Anne Adeane (1822–1900)
- Robert Jones Adeane (1825–1826), died as an infant
- Robert Jones Adeane (1826–1853)
He married secondly, on 6 October 1828, Hon. Matilda Abigail Stanley, daughter of John Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley of Alderley of Alderley Park, Cheshire. They had three sons and eight daughters:
- Matilda Annabella Maria Adeane (1829 – 11 September 1853)
- Robert Jones Adeane (9 September 1830 – 7 December 1853), died unmarried
- Henry John Adeane (1833–1870), MP for Cambridgeshire, married Lady Elizabeth Philippa Yorke, daughter of the Earl of Hardwicke
- Alethea Louisa Maria Adeane (1830–1923), married Henry Grenfell MP
- Lucy Elizabeth Adeane (1832–1904), married Admiral Sir Edward Sotheby
- Emmeline Augusta Adeane (1835 – 27 November 1930), married Rev. Thomas Erskine, rector of Steppingley, grandson of 1st Lord Erskine and great-grandson of the 10th Earl of Buchan
- Admiral Edward Stanley Adeane (1836–1902) married Lady Edith Isabella Dalzell, daughter of the Earl of Carnwath
- Isabel Adeane (1839–1913), married Robert Smith
- Louisa Amabel Adeane (1841–1894), married John Martineau
- Jane Henrietta Adeane (1842–1926), died unmarried
- Constance Maria Josepha Adeane (1845–1918), married Hugh Colin Smith, Governor of the Bank of England, and their eldest son was Vivian Smith, 1st Baron Bicester.
- Frederic Carus Adeane (1847 – 5 December 1852), died young
- "ADEANE, Henry John (1789-1847), of Babraham, Cambs". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
- Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry. H. Colburn. 1875. p. 6. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
- Deane, Mary; Deane, John Bathurst (1899). The book of Dene, Deane, Adeane. A genealogical history. London, E. Stock. p. 138. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
- Burke 2003, p. 568
- Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knighthood (107 ed.). Burke's Peerage & Gentry. p. 371. ISBN 0-9711966-2-1.
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