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Ancestry report for Granville William Gresham Leveson-Gower, son of William Gresham Leveson-Gower and Emily Josephine Eliza Leveson-Gower [Doyle]

Granville William Gresham Leveson-Gower was born on 25th February 1838 at Titsey Place, Oxted, the eldest son of William Gresham Leveson-Gower and Emily Josephine Eliza Leveson-Gower nee Doyle. Granville's grandfather William had married Katherine Maria Gresham in 1804 and she inherited the Titsey estate which had been in the Gresham family since 1534. Granville became the squire of Titsey through most of the second half of the nineteenth century. He built St. James's Church at Titsey and considerably remodelled the house and the garden, continuing the work begun by his grandfather William in the 1820s. He decorated the house with the heraldry of the Gresham, Leveson and Gower families and over a twelve year period compiled the Genealogy of the Family of Gresham, privately printed in 1883. He was an enthusiastic historian and archaeologist, a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries who wrote many papers on local history and excavated two Roman sites on the Titsey Estate. He was also active in public life, sitting for many years as MP for Reigate. He married Sophia, daughter of Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh Abbey and raised a large family of fifteen children.


See also:
Cowden Church
Edenbridge Church
Notes on Three Ancient Houses in the Parish of Cowden
Notes on Edenbridge
Inventory of Church Goods at Edenbridge
Churchwardens' Accounts, Edenbridge
Extracts from the Parish Registers of Edenbridge
Generation No. 1
1. Granville William Gresham Leveson-Gower was the son of (2) William Gresham Leveson-Gower and (3) Emily Josephine Eliza Leveson-Gower [Doyle]. He was born 25th Feb 1838 at Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 30th May 1895 at 17 Gledhow Gardens, Middlesex
He married Sophia Leigh on 21st May 1861. She was born 21st Jan 1838 at Paris, France; died 12th Jul 1926. They had the following children:
iMargaret Emily Gresham who was born on 10th Feb 1862 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 24th Apr 1948
iiRonald William Gresham who was born on 22nd Sep 1863 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 21st Sep 1889
iiiGranville Charles Gresham who was born on 15th Sep 1865 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 4th Dec 1948
ivEthel Sophia Gresham who was born on 6th Oct 1866 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 5th Jun 1950
vEustace Edward who was born on 28th Feb 1868 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 1st Feb 1879
viAlan Francis Gresham who was born on 20th Jan 1870 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 25th Jan 1885
viiFrederick Archibald Gresham who was born on 20th Feb 1871 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 30th Aug 1946
viiiEvelyn Marmaduke Gresham who was born on 18th Mar 1872 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 25th Jan 1938
ixHenry Dudley Gresham who was born on 8th May 1873 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 1st Feb 1954
xCecil Octavius Gresham who was born on 2nd Jan 1875 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 6th Jul 1937
xiClement Edward Gresham who was born on 28th Dec 1876 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 20th Jun 1939
xiiKatherine Ursula Gresham who was born on 19th Apr 1878 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 1st Jan 1963
xiiiJames Richard Gresham who was born on 10th Apr 1879 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 20th Apr 1879
xivJohn Rowland Gresham who was born on 10th Apr 1879 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 2nd Aug 1900
xvWilliam who was born on 12th Sep 1880 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 13th Sep 1880
 
Generation No. 2
2. William Gresham Leveson-Gower was the son of (4) William Leveson-Gower and (5) Katherine Maria Leveson-Gower [Gresham]. He was born 23rd Nov 1806 at Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 6th Jul 1807 at Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 15th Dec 1860 at Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; buried 22nd Dec 1860 at Limpsfield, Surrey
He married Emily Josephine Eliza Doyle on 17th Jun 1834 at St. George's Church, Hanover Square, London. She was born 1811; died 16th Apr 1872. They had the following children:
iEmily Katherine Mary who was born on 11th Jun 1835 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 6th Nov 1912
iiMary Elizabeth who was born on 10th Nov 1836 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 6th Sep 1908
iiiGranville William Gresham who was born on 25th Feb 1838 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 30th May 1895 17 Gledhow Gardens, Middlesex
ivSelina Frances Diana who was born on 29th Feb 1840 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 27th Oct 1916
vCaroline Susan Gresham who was born on 2nd Sep 1842 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 3rd Jan 1911
viFrances Albinia Gresham who was born on 7th Mar 1846 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 7th Mar 1930
viiArthur Francis Gresham who was born on 25th Apr 1851 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 26th Dec 1922
 
3. Emily Josephine Eliza Leveson-Gower [Doyle] She was born 1811; died 16th Apr 1872
She married William Gresham Leveson-Gower on 17th Jun 1834 at St. George's Church, Hanover Square, London. He was the son of William Leveson-Gower and Katherine Maria Leveson-Gower [Gresham]. He was born 23rd Nov 1806 at Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 6th Jul 1807 at Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 15th Dec 1860 at Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; buried 22nd Dec 1860 at Limpsfield, Surrey. They had the following children:
iEmily Katherine Mary who was born on 11th Jun 1835 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 6th Nov 1912
iiMary Elizabeth who was born on 10th Nov 1836 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 6th Sep 1908
iiiGranville William Gresham who was born on 25th Feb 1838 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 30th May 1895 17 Gledhow Gardens, Middlesex
ivSelina Frances Diana who was born on 29th Feb 1840 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 27th Oct 1916
vCaroline Susan Gresham who was born on 2nd Sep 1842 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 3rd Jan 1911
viFrances Albinia Gresham who was born on 7th Mar 1846 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 7th Mar 1930
viiArthur Francis Gresham who was born on 25th Apr 1851 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 26th Dec 1922
 
Generation No. 3
4. William Leveson-Gower was the son of (6) Admiral Hon. John Leveson-Gower and (7) Frances Leveson-Gower [Boscawen]. He was born 6th Aug 1779 at Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 3rd Oct 1857
He married Katherine Maria Gresham on 20th Aug 1804. She was born 1770; died 7th Oct 1808. They had the following children:
iKatherine Frances who was born on 19th Aug 1805 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 16th Sep 1805 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 26th Feb 1880
iiWilliam Gresham who was born on 23rd Nov 1806 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 6th Jul 1807 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 15th Dec 1860 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; buried 22nd Dec 1860 Limpsfield, Surrey
iiiFrances Elizabeth who was born on 25th Sep 1808 Berkley Square, London; christened 14th Feb 1809 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 7th Dec 1869
ivGranville Gresham who was born on 3rd Oct 1815 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 14th Oct 1850
 
5. Katherine Maria Leveson-Gower [Gresham] She was born 1770; died 7th Oct 1808
She married William Leveson-Gower on 20th Aug 1804. He was the son of Admiral Hon. John Leveson-Gower and Frances Leveson-Gower [Boscawen]. He was born 6th Aug 1779 at Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 3rd Oct 1857. They had the following children:
iKatherine Frances who was born on 19th Aug 1805 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 16th Sep 1805 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 26th Feb 1880
iiWilliam Gresham who was born on 23rd Nov 1806 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 6th Jul 1807 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 15th Dec 1860 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; buried 22nd Dec 1860 Limpsfield, Surrey
iiiFrances Elizabeth who was born on 25th Sep 1808 Berkley Square, London; christened 14th Feb 1809 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 7th Dec 1869
ivGranville Gresham who was born on 3rd Oct 1815 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 14th Oct 1850
 
Generation No. 4
6. Admiral Hon. John Leveson-Gower was the son of (8) John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower and (9) Mary Leveson-Gower [Tufton]. He was born 11th Jul 1740 at Stittenham, Yorkshire; died 15th Aug 1792
He married Frances Boscawen on 5th Jul 1773. She was born c 1745; died 14th Jul 1813. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born on 25th Jun 1774 Bill Hill, Barkham, Berkshire; died 3rd Sep 1816 Bill Hill, Barkham, Berkshire
iiEdward who was born on 8th May 1776 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 6th Dec 1853
iiiWilliam who was born on 6th Aug 1779 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 3rd Oct 1857
ivAugustus who was born on 21st Jun 1781; died 2nd Sep 1802 Port Royal, Jamaica, West Indies
vFrances who was born on 12th Oct 1782 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 29th Aug 1849
viElizabeth who was born on 19th Nov 1784 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 17th Dec 1784 St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, London; died 2nd Jun 1824
viiGranville who was born on 14th May 1787 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 14th Jun 1787 St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, London; died 28th Sep 1841
 
7. Frances Leveson-Gower [Boscawen] She was born c 1745; died 14th Jul 1813
She married Admiral Hon. John Leveson-Gower on 5th Jul 1773. He was the son of John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower and Mary Leveson-Gower [Tufton]. He was born 11th Jul 1740 at Stittenham, Yorkshire; died 15th Aug 1792. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born on 25th Jun 1774 Bill Hill, Barkham, Berkshire; died 3rd Sep 1816 Bill Hill, Barkham, Berkshire
iiEdward who was born on 8th May 1776 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 6th Dec 1853
iiiWilliam who was born on 6th Aug 1779 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 3rd Oct 1857
ivAugustus who was born on 21st Jun 1781; died 2nd Sep 1802 Port Royal, Jamaica, West Indies
vFrances who was born on 12th Oct 1782 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; died 29th Aug 1849
viElizabeth who was born on 19th Nov 1784 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 17th Dec 1784 St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, London; died 2nd Jun 1824
viiGranville who was born on 14th May 1787 Titsey Place, Oxted, Surrey; christened 14th Jun 1787 St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, London; died 28th Sep 1841
 
Generation No. 5
8. John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower was the son of (10) Sir John Leveson-Gower, 1st Baron Gower and (11) Lady Catherine Leveson-Gower [Manners]. He was born 10th Aug 1694; Viscount Trentham and Earl Gower 8th Jul 1746; died 25th Dec 1754
He married (1) Lady Evelyn Pierrepont on 13th Mar 1711/12. She was born 6th Sep 1691; died 17th Jun 1727 at London; buried 7th Jul 1727 at Trentham, Staffordshire. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born on 27th Nov 1712 London; died 15th Jul 1723 London; buried 25th Jul 1723 Trentham, Staffordshire
iiGertrude who was born on 15th Feb 1714/15; died 1st Jul 1794
iiiWilliam who was born on 1716; died 1739
ivMary who was born on 30th Oct 1717; died 30th Apr 1778
vFrances who was born on 12th Aug 1720; died 26th Jun 1788 Withyham, Sussex; buried 8th Jul 1788 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viGranville who was born on 4th Aug 1721; died 26th Oct 1803
viiElizabeth who was born on 20th Jan 1723/24; died 28th Apr 1784
viiiEvelyn who was born on 26th Jan 1724/25; died 14th Apr 1763
ixRichard who was born on 1726; died 1753
xCatherine who was born on c 1726
xiDiana who was born on 31st May 1727; died 2nd Oct 1727; buried 11th Oct 1727 Trentham, Staffordshire
He married (2) Penelope Stonehouse on 31st Oct 1733 at St George, Queens Square, London. She was born c 1705; died 19th Aug 1734; buried 24th Aug 1734 at Trentham, Staffordshire. They had the following children:
iPenelope who was born on 1734; christened 17th May 1734 Trentham, Staffordshire; died 1742
He married (3) Mary Tufton on 16th May 1736. She was born 6th Jul 1701; died 19th Feb 1785. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born on 11th Jul 1740 Stittenham, Yorkshire; died 15th Aug 1792
iiThomas who was born on 1738; died 1740
iiiMary Tufton who was born on before 24th Mar 1745 Bill Hill, Barkham, Berkshire; died 9th Oct 1754
 
9. Mary Leveson-Gower [Tufton] She was born 6th Jul 1701; died 19th Feb 1785
She married John Leveson-Gower on 16th May 1736. He was the son of Sir John Leveson-Gower, 1st Baron Gower and Lady Catherine Leveson-Gower [Manners]. He was born 10th Aug 1694; Viscount Trentham and Earl Gower 8th Jul 1746; died 25th Dec 1754. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born on 11th Jul 1740 Stittenham, Yorkshire; died 15th Aug 1792
iiThomas who was born on 1738; died 1740
iiiMary Tufton who was born on before 24th Mar 1745 Bill Hill, Barkham, Berkshire; died 9th Oct 1754
 
Generation No. 6
10. Sir John Leveson-Gower, 1st Baron Gower was the son of (12) Sir William Leveson-Gower, 4th Baronet Gower and (13) Lady Jane Leveson-Gower [Granville]. He was born 7th Jan 1674/75; 1st Baron Gower 16th Mar 1702/3; died 31st Aug 1709 at Belvoir Castle, Grantham, Lincolnshire; buried 10th Sep 1709 at Trentham, Staffordshire
He married Lady Catherine Manners on c September 1692. She was born 19th May 1675; died 7th Mar 1722 at London; buried 15th Mar 1722 at Trentham, Staffordshire. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born on 10th Aug 1694; died 25th Dec 1754
iiWilliam who was born on 1696; died 13th Dec 1756
iiiThomas who was born on 6th May 1699 Trentham, Staffordshire; died 12th Aug 1727 London; buried 19th Aug 1727 Trentham, Staffordshire
ivBaptist who was born on 1701; died 4th Aug 1782
vJane who was born on c 1705; died 10th Jun 1726
viKatherine who was born on c 1705; died 20th Apr 1712 London; buried 1st May 1712 Lilleshall
 
11. Lady Catherine Leveson-Gower [Manners] She was born 19th May 1675; died 7th Mar 1722 at London; buried 15th Mar 1722 at Trentham, Staffordshire
She married Sir John Leveson-Gower on c September 1692. He was the son of Sir William Leveson-Gower, 4th Baronet Gower and Lady Jane Leveson-Gower [Granville]. He was born 7th Jan 1674/75; 1st Baron Gower 16th Mar 1702/3; died 31st Aug 1709 at Belvoir Castle, Grantham, Lincolnshire; buried 10th Sep 1709 at Trentham, Staffordshire. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born on 10th Aug 1694; died 25th Dec 1754
iiWilliam who was born on 1696; died 13th Dec 1756
iiiThomas who was born on 6th May 1699 Trentham, Staffordshire; died 12th Aug 1727 London; buried 19th Aug 1727 Trentham, Staffordshire
ivBaptist who was born on 1701; died 4th Aug 1782
vJane who was born on c 1705; died 10th Jun 1726
viKatherine who was born on c 1705; died 20th Apr 1712 London; buried 1st May 1712 Lilleshall
 
Generation No. 7
12. Sir William Leveson-Gower, 4th Baronet Gower was the son of (14) Sir Thomas Gower, 2nd Baronet Gower and (15) Frances Gower [Leveson]. He was born c 1635; died December 1691
He married Lady Jane Granville on c 1668. She was born c 1650; died 27th Feb 1696. They had the following children:
iKatherine who was born on 31st Jan 1670
iiJohn who was born on 7th Jan 1674/75; died 31st Aug 1709 Belvoir Castle, Grantham, Lincolnshire; buried 10th Sep 1709 Trentham, Staffordshire
iiiJane who was born on c 1675; died 24th May 1725
 
13. Lady Jane Leveson-Gower [Granville] She was born c 1650; died 27th Feb 1696
She married Sir William Leveson-Gower on c 1668. He was the son of Sir Thomas Gower, 2nd Baronet Gower and Frances Gower [Leveson]. He was born c 1635; died December 1691. They had the following children:
iKatherine who was born on 31st Jan 1670
iiJohn who was born on 7th Jan 1674/75; died 31st Aug 1709 Belvoir Castle, Grantham, Lincolnshire; buried 10th Sep 1709 Trentham, Staffordshire
iiiJane who was born on c 1675; died 24th May 1725
 
Generation No. 8
14. Sir Thomas Gower, 2nd Baronet Gower was the son of (16) Sir Thomas Gower, 1st Baronet Gower and (17) Anne Gower [D'Oyley]. He was born c 1605; died c 1672; buried 3rd Sep 1672
He married (1) Elizabeth Howard on c 1625. She was born c 1605
He married (2) Frances Leveson on 1631. She was the daughter of Sir John Leveson and Frances Leveson [Sondes]. She was born c 1605. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born on 25th Oct 1632; died November 1632; buried 5th Nov 1632
iiEdward who was born on c 1634; died January 1662; buried 24th Jan 1662
iiiWilliam who was born on c 1635; died December 1691
 
15. Frances Gower [Leveson] was the daughter of (18) Sir John Leveson and (19) Frances Leveson [Sondes]. She was born c 1605
She married Sir Thomas Gower on 1631. He was the son of Sir Thomas Gower, 1st Baronet Gower and Anne Gower [D'Oyley]. He was born c 1605; died c 1672; buried 3rd Sep 1672. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born on 25th Oct 1632; died November 1632; buried 5th Nov 1632
iiEdward who was born on c 1634; died January 1662; buried 24th Jan 1662
iiiWilliam who was born on c 1635; died December 1691
 
Generation No. 9
16. Sir Thomas Gower, 1st Baronet Gower was the son of (20) Thomas Gower and (21) Mary Gower [Fairfax]. He was born July 1584; died 1652 to 1655
He married Anne D'Oyley on 28th May 1604. She was born c 1585; died 28th Oct 1633. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born on c 1605; died c 1672; buried 3rd Sep 1672
 
17. Anne Gower [D'Oyley] She was born c 1585; died 28th Oct 1633
She married Sir Thomas Gower on 28th May 1604. He was the son of Thomas Gower and Mary Gower [Fairfax]. He was born July 1584; died 1652 to 1655. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born on c 1605; died c 1672; buried 3rd Sep 1672
 
18. Sir John Leveson He was born c 1580
He married Frances Sondes on c 1600. She was born c 1580. They had the following children:
iFrances who was born on c 1605
 
19. Frances Leveson [Sondes] She was born c 1580
She married Sir John Leveson on c 1600. He was born c 1580. They had the following children:
iFrances who was born on c 1605
 
Generation No. 10
20. Thomas Gower He was born c 1560
He married Mary Fairfax on c 1580. She was born c 1560. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born on July 1584; died 1652 to 1655
 
21. Mary Gower [Fairfax] She was born c 1560
She married Thomas Gower on c 1580. He was born c 1560. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born on July 1584; died 1652 to 1655
 
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