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Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, son of Sir John Pratt, Lord Chief Justice, M.P. for Midhurst, of the Wilderness, Seal, Kent and Elizabeth Pratt [Wilson]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1714
Born
In the Parish of Kensington, London
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21st Mar 1714
Christened
In the Parish of Kensington, London
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2nd Jun 1714
History
Cooper's Bayham
 
An Act of Parliament was passed in [2 June] 1714, enabling Ambrose Browne to sell the manor of Begeham, which then passed into the possession of John Pratt, Esq., of the Wilderness, in the county of Kent, sergeant-at-law, and afterwards Chief Justice of the King's Bench, whose son became the first Earl Camden and Lord High Chancellor of England. In this family the property has since remained, the present [1857] owner being grandson to the illustrious Chancellor.
 
8th Apr 1742
Invested
Fellow, Royal Society
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4th Oct 1749
Married
Elizabeth Jefferys at Ely Chapel, St Andrews, Holborn, in London
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1751
Birth of a daughter
Frances
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1752
Birth of a daughter
Elizabeth, in London
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1753
History
Wace's Wadhurst
 
Eagles lived at Shoesmiths till his death in 1752. By this time, it is said, he had squandered the property and he left it to three neighbours - A. Courhope of Horsmonden being one - as trustees, to sell what remained, and to pay his debts, reckoned at £7,000. And so in 1753 it was sold to Charles Pratt, Esq., who rose from being Attorney General in 1758 to be Lord Chancellor and Earl Camden
 
1755
Birth of a daughter
Sarah, in London
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1755
Invested
King's Counsel
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1756 to 1757
Appointed
Attorney-General
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c 1757
Birth of a daughter
Jane
 
 
1757 to 1761
Elected
M.P. for Downton
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11th Feb 1759
Birth of a son
John Jefferys at 34 Lincoln's Inn Fields, in London
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28th Dec 1761
Invested
Knighthood
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1761 to 1766
Appointed
Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas
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15th Feb 1762
Invested
Privy Counsellor
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17th Jul 1765
Title
1st Baron Camden of Camden Place, in Chislehurst, Kent
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30th Jul 1766
Appointed
Lord Chancellor
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18th Apr 1774
Died
At Hill Street, Berkeley Square, in London
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1782 to 1783
Appointed
Lord President of the Councl
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13th May 1786
Title
1st Earl Camden
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13th May 1786
Title
Viscount Bayham of Bayham Abbey, Sussex
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26th Apr 1794
Buried
In the Parish of Seal, Kent
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Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Pratt, Pratts family records
The ancestral pedigree of Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden
  
 John Pratt
of Plymtree, Devon and Dulford, Broadhembury, Devon
m: c 1545Anstice 
 b: c 1520
d: April 1573
  b: c 1520
  
  
 Richard 
 b: 1549
d: October 1633
 
    
Great-
Great-Great-
Grandfather record
   
   
   
 Richard Prattm: c 1575Mary 
 b: 1549
d: October 1633
  b: c 1550
  
  
 John 
 b: 1594
d: 1656
 
    
Great-Great-
Grandfather record
   
   
   
 John Prattm: c 1625Frances Marker 
 b: 1594
d: 1656
  b: c 1600 daughter of Henry Marker
  
   
 Richard Bernard 
 b: 1629
d: August 1692
 b: 1643
d: 1695
 
      
Great-
Grandfather record
   
   
   
1st marriage Richard Prattm: 7th Dec 1656Elizabeth Skaye 
 b: 1629
d: August 1692
  b: c 1630
  
   
 John Richard 
 b: 1657 Oxford, Oxfordshire
d: 24th Feb 1724/25 Ormond Street, London
 b: c 1660
d: c 1674
 
      
Grandfather record
   
   
   
2nd marriage Sir John Pratt
Lord Chief Justice, M.P. for Midhurst, of the Wilderness, Seal, Kent
m: c 1706Elizabeth Wilson 
 b: 1657 Oxford, Oxfordshire
d: 24th Feb 1724/25 Ormond Street, London
  b: c 1675 daughter of Rev. Hugh Wilson, vicar of Trefeglwys, Monmouthshire and canon of Bangor
d: 1728
  
        
 Thomas William Charles Robert Caroline Jane Anna Maria 
 b: 1706 to 1712 b: 1706 to 1712 b: 1714 Kensington, London
ch: 21st Mar 1714
d: 18th Apr 1774 Hill Street, Berkeley Square, London
bur: 26th Apr 1794 Seal, Kent
 b: 1706 to 1728 b: 1706 to 1728 b: 1706 to 1728 b: 1706 to 1728
d: 11th Aug 1806
 
                
Parental record
   
   
   
 Charles Pratt
1st Earl Camden
m: 4th Oct 1749 Ely Chapel, St Andrews, Holborn, LondonElizabeth Jefferys 
 b: 1714 Kensington, London
ch: 21st Mar 1714
d: 18th Apr 1774 Hill Street, Berkeley Square, London
bur: 26th Apr 1794 Seal, Kent
  b: 1724 Bedford Row, London, daughter of Nicholas and Frnces Jeffreys
ch: 21st Aug 1724 St Andrew, Holborn
d: 10th Dec 1779
bur: 17th Dec 1779 Seal, Kent
  
      
 Frances Elizabeth Sarah Jane John Jefferys 
 b: 1751
ch: 15th Apr 1751 Temple Church of England, London
d: 18th Jan 1833
 b: 1752 London
ch: 23rd Jul 1752 Temple Church of England
d: May 1826
 b: 1755 London
ch: 24th Feb 1755 Temple Church of England
d: 7th Apr 1817
 b: c 1757
d: 1825
 b: 11th Feb 1759 34 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London
ch: 13th Feb 1759 Lincoln's Inn Fields
d: 8th Oct 1840 Wildernesse, Seal, Kent, aged 81 years
bur: after 8th Oct 1840 St. Peter's Church, Seal, Kent
 
            
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