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Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser, 1st Baronet

The Palliser Baronetcy, of The Vache in the County of Buckingham, was a title in the Baronetage of Great Britain. It was created on 6 August 1773 for the naval commander Admiral Hugh Palliser. The title became extinct on the death of the third Baronet in 1868.

Palliser baronets, of The Vache (1773)[edit]

  • Sir Hugh Palliser, 1st Baronet (1723–1796). Admiral of the White (see main article on Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser), died on 19 March 1796. The Baronetcy passed to his great-nephew Hugh Palliser Walters.[1] The estate of The Vache was inherited by Sir Hugh's illegitimate son George Thomas.[2]
    • George Thomas (later Palliser) (d. 1829)[3] the natural son of Sir Hugh Palliser, assumed the name Palliser in 1796. In 1826 George Palliser together with his eldest son George Hugh Palliser sold The Vache to Thomas Allen of Newlands in Chalfont St. Peter.[4] He married Ann Parminter on 21 November 1791, they had twelve children:[3][5][6]
      • George Hugh Thomas (later Palliser) (born c. 1792, baptised 13 November 1793 – 26 September 1842, aged 50[7])[8] Captain Royal Marines, married Mary White Westropp (c. 1805 – 13 December 1842[9]) daughter of Colonel Westropp on 22 April 1829 at Plymouth.[10] They had one son: George Hugh Palliser (April 1830 – 18 October 1841[11]).
      • Henry Thomas (later Palliser) (bapt. 13 November 1793 – 17 December 1864[12]) Major General Royal Artillery (memorial monument[13]) married Caroline Hardinge (1800 – 1870), children included:
        • Charles Henry Palliser (1830 – 2 November 1895)[14] Major General Bengal Staff Corps[15] married Harriet Bertha Cotton (1832 – 1915) in 1871 in Kensington London
      • John Costobadie Palliser (bapt. 20 August 1796 – bur. 13 November 1818)
      • Ann Palliser (bapt. 22 September 1797 – bur. 24 October 1803)
      • Caroline Palliser (bapt. 6 January 1801 – 1859) married Fortesque Graham (1794 – 9 October 1880) in 1828
      • Elizabeth Palliser (bapt. 10 November 1802 – 1865) married John Henry Stewart
      • Sarah Palliser (bapt. 8 June 1804 – 11 September 1811)
      • Anthony Palliser (bapt. 12 July 1805 – 22 February 1815)
      • Georgiana Palliser (bapt. 6 January 1808)
      • Louisa Palliser (bapt. 30 August 1809)
      • Robert Warren Palliser (bapt. 8 January 1812 – 26 October 1817)
      • Mary Palliser married Edward William Churchill on 1 May 1827
  • Sir Hugh Palliser Palliser, 2nd Baronet (1768–1813). Born Hugh Palliser Walters on 27 October 1768 in Ross, County Wexford. The eldest son of George Robinson Walters and his wife Mary née Orfeur. He succeeded to the Baronetcy 19 March 1796 on the death of his great-uncle, he assumed by Royal Licence dated 18 January 1798 the surname and arms of Palliser.[1] He married Mary Yates (1758 – 5 August 1823) daughter of John Yates of Dedham, Essex on 18 January 1790 in Queen Square Chapel Bath. They had three children:
    • Hugh Palliser Walters (1796–1868)
    • Mary Anne Rachel Palliser (16 March 1798 – 10 December 1826).
    • Mary Jane Palliser (19 November 1801 – 24 October 1881). Married firstly William Lockhart (1787–c.1846), Captain Bengal Native Infantry, on 16 April 1822 in Walcott Bath[16], married secondly John Manly Arbuthnot Keane later the 3rd Baron Keane (1816–1901) on 11 May 1848 in St George's Hanover Square London.[17]

Sir Hugh, 2nd Baronet, died on 17 November 1813 in Troyes France. He was succeeded by his only son Hugh Palliser Palliser (formerly Walters).[18]

  • Sir Hugh Palliser Palliser, 3rd Baronet (1796–1868). Born 8 May 1796 Greenwich, Kent baptised Hugh Palliser Walters 17 June 1796 in Greenwich, Kent. Succeeded to the Baronetcy 17 November 1813 upon the death of his father the second baronet. Died unmarried 3 August 1868 in Castletown Carne, County Wexford, when the Baronetcy became extinct.[18][19]

Palliser surname[edit]

The Palliser surname has been assumed by several people:

  • George Thomas (d. 1829) became George Palliser in 1796.[2] His wife and two eldest children born before 1796 also assumed the name Palliser.
  • Hugh Palliser Walters (1768–1813) became Hugh Palliser Palliser in 1798.[1] His wife and eldest son born before 1798 also assumed the name Palliser.
  • Mary Jane Lockhart (1801–1881) reverted to her maiden surname of Palliser c.1846–48 prior to her marriage to John Manly Arbuthnot Keane.[20]
  • Henry John William Farrell (1867–1917) became Henry John William Farrell Palliser in 1902.[21]

When the Palliser Baronetcy became extinct in 1868 Mary Jane Keane née Palliser (1801–1881), the sister of the 3rd Baronet, and the wife of the future 3rd Baron Keane, made provision for the continuation of the Palliser surname. Her Will dated 28 December 1868 made provision ‘for my dear and early friend … Major [John Sidney] Farrell late of the Royal Artillery … Provided always that the said Henry [John] Farrell [the second son of Major John Sidney Farrell] and his issue male ... shall ... obtain a license from the Crown to assume and use the surname of Palliser either alone or in addition to his own name so that the name Palliser shall be the last and Principal name and thenceforth use the said Surname’.[22] Major Henry John Farrell died in 1889, his son Major Henry John William Farrell (1867–1917) assumed the additional surname Palliser in 1902.[21] Major Henry John William Farrell Palliser married Kathleen Mary Murray (1878–1970) daughter of Major Patrick Murray on 8 December 1902 at St John's Ahmednagar, India[23] and had two children:

  • Henry John Farrell Palliser (1905–1937), married Vera Constance Crane (1901–1982) daughter of Clifford Henry Crane on 13 July 1935 in Batheaston, Somerset.[24]
  • Rosamond Daphne Farrell Palliser (1914–2012), married Edmund Lewis Llewelyn Vulliamy (1906–1995) on 20 April 1935 in Ahmednagar India.[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Betham, William (1803). The Baronetage of England (Vol 3). London. pp. 399–402. 
  2. ^ a b John Charnock, "Biographia navalis from 1660 to the present time, 6 volumes, 1794-98. http://www.palliser.co.uk/admiral.htm
  3. ^ a b Will dated 5 February 1818 plus codicil dated 18 November 1818, Probate granted 12 December 1829. The National Archives PROB 11/1764/202.
  4. ^ "British History Online - Chalfont St Giles". 
  5. ^ "Memorial inscriptions St Mary the Virgin Chatham Kent". 
  6. ^ "Chatham Parish Registers". 
  7. ^ Death certificate - George Hugh Palliser
  8. ^ Will dated 28 October 1835 plus codicil dated 15 September 1836. Probate granted 21 November 1842. The National Archives PROB 11/1971/149.
  9. ^ Death certificate - Mary Palliser
  10. ^ "United Services Magazine 1829". 
  11. ^ Death certificate - George Hugh Palliser
  12. ^ Grant of Administration dated 6 January 1865
  13. ^ "Henry Palliser Memorial Monument". 
  14. ^ GRO death Index and Grant of Probate dated 16 March 1896
  15. ^ "Dictionary of Indian Biography p.327". 
  16. ^ Marriage contract dated 15 April 1822
  17. ^ Marriage certificate - John Manly Arbuthnot Keane and Mary Jane Palliser
  18. ^ a b Burkes Landed Gentry various editions 1860-1880
  19. ^ Irish death certificate - Mary Jane Keane
  20. ^ Marriage certificate John Manly Arbuthnot Kane and Mary Jane Palliser
  21. ^ a b Royal Artillery records
  22. ^ Mary Jane Keane Will dated 28 December 1868
  23. ^ British Library India Office record, marriages, N/3/88 folio 259
  24. ^ Marriage certificate - Henry John William Farrell Palliser and Vera Constance Crane
  25. ^ British Library, India Office record, marriages, N/3/153 folio 169.

See also[edit]

Hugh Palliser

Baron Keane