Sir Robert Kingsmill, 2nd Baronet

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Sir Robert Kingsmill, 2nd Baronet (1772 – 4 May 1823) was an English landowner and politician.

He was born the son of Edward Kingsmill, of Belfast, and his wife Catherine.[1] He was the nephew of Robert Brice Kingsmill, who rose to be an admiral in the Royal Navy.[2] He married Elizabeth Newman in 1796, and with his wife he had two daughters, Elizabeth Catherine Kingsmill, born in September 1797, and Anna Maria Kingsmill, born on 12 January 1800.[1] He succeeded to the Kingsmill baronetcy on his uncle's death without issue on 23 November 1805, and settling at the family seat in Sydmonton he became an important local landowner, serving as High Sheriff of Hampshire in 1811.[1][3] His wife died on 4 October 1817, with his youngest daughter, Anna Maria, dying in April the following year.[1] He moved his seat to Aston, Gloucestershire, and died in London on 4 May 1823.[1] He died without issue and the baronetcy became extinct.[4] His only surviving daughter, Elizabeth, married Sir John Kingsmill in 1824.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e The Gentleman's Magazine. p. 471. 
  2. ^ Collins. The baronetage of England. p. 478. 
  3. ^  Lee, Sidney, ed. (1892). "Kingsmill, Robert Brice". Dictionary of National Biography. 31. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 184. 
  4. ^ Courthope. Synopsis of the extinct baronetage of England. p. 114. 
  5. ^ The Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland. p. 280. 

References[edit]

  • Collins, Arthur (1806). The baronetage of England: containing a new genealogical history of the existing english baronets with their armorial hearings corrected engraved. London: John Stockdale. 
  • Dod, Charles (1848). The Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Whittaker and Co. 
  • The Gentleman's Magazine. 93. F. Jefferies. 1848. 
  •  Laughton, J. K. (1892). "Kingsmill, Robert Brice". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 31. London: Smith, Elder & Co. . Revised version available online (subscription required).
  • Courthope, William (1835). Synopsis of the extinct baronetage of England: containing the date of the creation, with the succession of baronets, and their respective marriages and the time of death. Rivington. 
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir James Gardiner
High Sheriff of Hampshire
1811
Succeeded by
Unknown
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Robert Kingsmill
Baronet
(of Sidmanton)
1805–1823
Succeeded by
Extinct