Jane Wharton, 7th Baroness Wharton

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Jane Wharton, de jure 7th Baroness Wharton (1706–1761) was the daughter of Thomas Wharton, 1st Marquess of Wharton by his second wife Lucy Loftus, and sister of Philip Wharton, 1st Duke of Wharton.

Lady Jane married first John Holt (d.1728), a nephew of Sir John Holt . She married secondly in 1733 Robert Coke, of the family of Sir Edward Coke, and Vice-Chamberlain to Queen Caroline. She died without issue when the Barony again fell into abeyance among the representative of the daughters of Philip Wharton, 4th Baron Wharton of whom Elizabeth (by his first marriage) and Mary and Philadelphia (by his second marriage) left issue. The fourth daughter, the Hon Mary Wharton, married secondly 1678 Sir Charles Kemeys, 3rd Bt, MP. Mary Wharton had issue including Jane Kemeys who married Sir John Tynte, 2nd Bt and had issue including Jane Tynte who married Major Ruisshe Hassell and had issue Jane Hassell. Jane Hassell (died 1825) married 1765 Col John Johnson (died 1807) and they assumed the name and arms of Kemeys-Tynte.

Jane Kemeys-Tynte had a son Charles Kemeys Kemeys Tynte. His son was Charles Kemeys-Tynte. His grandson was Charles Kemeys Kemeys-Tynte. His great-grandson was Halswell Milborne Kemeys-Tynte. His great-great-grandson was Charles Kemeys-Tynte, 8th Baron Wharton.

The Barony fell into abeyance in 1761. The abeyance was terminated in favour of Charles Kemeys-Tynte, 8th Baron Wharton by Writ of Summons to Parliament 15 February 1916.

Further reading[edit]

  • Burke's Peerage & Baronetage 107th edition.
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Heir presumptive
Baroness Wharton
1739–1761
Succeeded by
Abeyance