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Sir William BlackettAge: 59 years16211680

Name
Sir William Blackett
Surname
Blackett
Given names
Sir William
Birth before May 13, 1621 33
Christening May 13, 1621
Death of a paternal grandfatherEdward Blackett
May 1628 (Age 6 years)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherEdward Blackett
June 1, 1628 (Age 7 years)
MarriageElizabeth KirkleyView this family
July 10, 1645 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elizabeth Blackett
before May 5, 1646 (Age 24 years)
Christening of a daughterElizabeth Blackett
May 5, 1646 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2
William Blackett
before June 14, 1647 (Age 26 years)
Christening of a sonWilliam Blackett
June 14, 1647 (Age 26 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Blackett
June 1648 (Age 27 years)
Burial of a fatherWilliam Blackett
June 28, 1648 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Isabella Blackett
before August 21, 1648 (Age 27 years)
Christening of a daughterIsabella Blackett
August 21, 1648 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Sir Edward Blackett
October 22, 1649 (Age 28 years)

Christening of a sonSir Edward Blackett
October 25, 1649 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Christian (Christiana) Blackett
before April 16, 1651 (Age 29 years)

Christening of a daughterChristian (Christiana) Blackett
April 16, 1651 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Michael Blackett
August 5, 1652 (Age 31 years)
Christening of a sonMichael Blackett
August 10, 1652 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#7
John Blackett
1653 (Age 31 years)

Death of a sonJohn Blackett
May 1654 (Age 32 years)

Burial of a sonJohn Blackett
May 4, 1654 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonWilliam Blackett
August 1654 (Age 33 years)

Burial of a sonWilliam Blackett
August 9, 1654 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Sir William Blackett
April 5, 1657 (Age 35 years)

Christening of a sonSir William Blackett
April 9, 1657 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#9
Christopher Blackett
before April 14, 1659 (Age 37 years)
Christening of a sonChristopher Blackett
April 14, 1659 (Age 37 years)
Marriage of a childTimothy DavisonElizabeth BlackettView this family
January 4, 1663 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherIsabella Crook
January 1665 (Age 43 years)
Burial of a motherIsabella Crook
January 28, 1665 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childRobert (Midford) MitfordChristian (Christiana) BlackettView this family
December 30, 1669 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childShem BridgesIsabella BlackettView this family
August 16, 1672 (Age 51 years)

Death of a wifeElizabeth Kirkley
April 7, 1674 (Age 52 years)

Burial of a wifeElizabeth Kirkley
April 10, 1674 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childSir Edward BlackettMary NortonView this family
May 12, 1674 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childMichael BlackettDorothy BarnesView this family
September 16, 1674 (Age 53 years)
MarriageMargaret CockView this family
1675 (Age 53 years)

Death of a brotherChristopher Blackett
1675 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childSir Edward BlackettMary YorkeView this family
1676 (Age 54 years)

Death of a sonChristopher Blackett
July 1678 (Age 57 years)
Burial of a sonChristopher Blackett
July 8, 1678 (Age 57 years)
Death May 16, 1680 (Age 59 years)

Burial May 20, 1680 (4 days after death)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before August 25, 1611
5 months
elder brother
5 years
elder brother
5 years
himself
Family with Elizabeth Kirkley - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 10, 1645St. James, Hamsterley, Co. Durham
10 months
daughter
13 months
son
14 months
daughter
14 months
son
18 months
daughter
16 months
son
17 months
son
4 years
son
2 years
son
Family with Margaret Cock - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1675
John Rogers + Margaret Cock - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
step-son
step-daughter
step-daughter

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].