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Sir William Blackett, 16211680 (aged 59 years)

Name
Sir William /Blackett/
Name prefix
Sir
Given names
William
Surname
Blackett
Birth
Christening
Death of a paternal grandfather
Burial of a paternal grandfather
Marriage
Birth of a daughter
Christening of a daughter
Birth of a son
Christening of a son
Death of a father
Burial of a father
Birth of a daughter
Christening of a daughter
Birth of a son
Christening of a son
Birth of a daughter
Christening of a daughter
Birth of a son
Christening of a son
Birth of a son
about 1653 (aged 31 years)
Death of a son
May 1654 (aged 32 years)
Burial of a son
Death of a son
Burial of a son
Birth of a son
Christening of a son
Birth of a son
Christening of a son
Marriage of a daughter
Death of a mother
Burial of a mother
Marriage of a daughter
Marriage of a daughter
Death of a wife
Burial of a wife
Marriage of a son
Marriage of a son
Marriage
1675 (aged 53 years)
Death of a brother
Marriage of a son
Note: Some details in the entry are incorrect. It reads "Mr. Edward Blacket son to Sir Edward Blacket & Mrs Margaret Yorke daughter to ye Lady Yorke were marryed ye 6th day of October 1676".
Death of a son
Burial of a son
Death
May 16, 1680 (aged 59 years)
Burial
Family with parents
father
15871648
Birth: before November 27, 1587 Hamsterley, Co. Durham
Death: June 1648Hoppyland, Co. Durham
mother
1666
Death: January 1666Hoppyland, Bedburn, Co. Durham
Marriage Marriagebefore August 25, 1611
17 months
elder brother
16131675
Birth: before January 24, 1613 25 Hamsterley, Co. Durham
Death: 1675Hamsterley, Co. Durham
4 years
elder brother
5 years
himself
16211680
Birth: before May 13, 1621 33 Jarrow, Co. Durham
Death: May 16, 1680
Family with Elizabeth Kirkley
himself
16211680
Birth: before May 13, 1621 33 Jarrow, Co. Durham
Death: May 16, 1680
wife
16171674
Birth: before August 17, 1617 34 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nthmd.
Death: April 7, 1674
Marriage MarriageJuly 10, 1645St. James, Hamsterley, Co. Durham
10 months
daughter
16461694
Birth: before May 5, 1646 24 28 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nthmd.
Death: September 10, 1694Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nthmd.
14 months
son
16471654
Birth: before June 14, 1647 26 29 Northumberland
Death: August 1654Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nthmd.
14 months
daughter
1648
Birth: before August 21, 1648 27 31 Northumberland
14 months
son
16491718
Birth: October 22, 1649 28 32
Death: April 22, 1718Newby Hall, Yorkshire
18 months
daughter
16511716
Birth: before April 16, 1651 29 33
Death: July 1716Newcastle Upon Tyne, Nthmd.
16 months
son
16521683
Birth: August 5, 1652 31 34 Northumberland
Death: April 26, 1683
17 months
son
16531654
Birth: about 1653 31 35
Death: May 1654
4 years
son
16571705
Birth: April 5, 1657 35 39
Death: December 2, 1705London
2 years
son
16591678
Birth: before April 14, 1659 37 41 Northumberland
Death: July 1678Northumberland
Family with Margaret Cock
himself
16211680
Birth: before May 13, 1621 33 Jarrow, Co. Durham
Death: May 16, 1680
wife
16311710
Birth: before June 26, 1631 28
Death: 1710Westminster, Middx.
Marriage Marriage1675
John Rogers + Margaret Cock
wife’s partner
16211671
Birth: before July 15, 1621Blaby, Leics.
Death: May 1671Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nthmd.
wife
16311710
Birth: before June 26, 1631 28
Death: 1710Westminster, Middx.
stepson
16561709
Birth: about 1656 34 24
Death: 1709
stepdaughter
stepdaughter
Note

Created 1st Baronet Blackett of Newcastle in the County of Northumberland 12 Dec 1673, the fee being remitted "in consideration of his good services". Mayor of Newcastle 1666/67 and M.P. 1673-1680.
Member of merchant adventurers, Newcastle 1645, freeman 1646, common councilman 1648, member of Eastland Co. 1652, Hostmen's Co. 1652 (governor 1662-64 and 1677-79), Commander for Militia Mar 1660, Captain of Militia Apr 1660, Commissioner for Assessment, Newcastle 1660-61, and for Co. Durham & Northumberland 1667-1680, Sheriff of Newcastle Oct 1660-1661, Alderman 1661-1680, Mayor 1666-67, Deputy Lieutenant 1670-1680, Justice of the Peace, Northumberland 1673-1680, Commissioner for Carriage of Coals, Port of Newcastle 1679. Elected M.P. for Newcastle 1673, 1679 & 1679/80.
Founded a mercantile and industrial base, involving land, and coal and lead mining. He bought Newe House, Newcastle, which was sold a century later and renamed Anderson Place, and in 1676 bought Woodcroft from his 3rd cousin William Blackett. Will dated 9 Mar 1679/80. He was buried "according to the act", i.e. in woollen cloth. Claimed to be born in Hoppyland, but was born in Jarrow, according to a newspaper article.
Probate of Will granted 22 Jul 1680. Wife Dame Margaret; Edward my son and heir apparent; Michael Blackett, second son of Newcastle; Son William; Daughter Elizabeth, wife of Timothy Davison, Esq. Daughter Isabel Bridges, wife of Shern [Shem?] Bridges, Esq. Daughter Christian, wife of Robert Midford, Esq. Grand-daughter Elizabeth Davison. Brother-in-law Matthew Kirkley £20 per annum. Son William, sole executor. Sister-in-law Anne Davison. Brother Christopher Blackett's daughters Jane Diggby and Isabel Blackett. Brother Edward Blackett's three children, Edward, Christian, and Isabel Blackett. Son Edward's two children, Elizabeth and Henrietta. Sister Maddison. Nephews William and John Blackett.

Note

William Blackett married Eliza Kirklay[sic].