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Sir Walter Calverley BlackettAge: 69 years17071777

Sir Walter Calverley Blackett
Given names
Sir Walter Calverley
Birth 18 December 1707 38 21
Christening 15 January 1708 (Age 28 days)
Birth of a sisterJulia Calverley
20 May 1714 (Age 6 years)
Christening of a sisterJulia Calverley
17 June 1714 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJulia Conyers
16 August 1722 (Age 14 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherJulia Conyers
21 August 1722 (Age 14 years)
MarriageElizabeth Orde alias BlackettView this family
27 August 1729 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
Elizabeth Blackett
5 July 1735 (Age 27 years)
Christening of a daughterElizabeth Blackett
6 August 1735 (Age 27 years)
Death of a motherJulia Blackett
16 September 1736 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherSir Walter Calverley
15 October 1749 (Age 41 years)

Burial of a fatherSir Walter Calverley
22 October 1749 (Age 41 years)
Death of a daughterElizabeth Blackett
23 May 1752 (Age 44 years)
Death of a wifeElizabeth Orde alias Blackett
21 September 1759 (Age 51 years)

Burial of a wifeElizabeth Orde alias Blackett
27 September 1759 (Age 51 years)
Death 14 February 1777 (Age 69 years)
Burial 15 August 1778 (18 months after death)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: 7 January 1706St. Andrew, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Nthmd.
23 months
6 years
younger sister
Family with Elizabeth Orde alias Blackett - View this family
Marriage: 27 August 1729St. Andrew, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nthmd.
Elizabeth Blackett
Birth: 5 July 1735 27 23Northumberland
Death: 23 May 1752Kensington, London

Baptised privately on the day of his birth 18 Dec 1707. At public baptism godfathers were Sir Walter Hawksworth of Hawksworth and Shem Bridges Esquire "who married an aunt of his mother". Godmother Mrs. Francis Calverley, grandmother. 2nd Baronet. By private Act of Parliament 1733 changed his name from Calverley to Blackett to conform to the terms of the Will of his uncle, Sir William Blackett, so that his wife would succeed to Sir William's estate. M.P. for Newcastle and Mayor of the city 5 times. Known as the "King of Newcastle." Disposed of Calverley estates to John Thornhill 1755. Acquired Longwitton estate, Northumberland, from William Swinburne 21 & 22 Nov 1776. Died without surviving issue. He had previously been buried in Kensington, London, but in accordance with his instructions his remains were subsequently disinterred and brought from the church at Kensington 29 Jul 1778 and reburied at Calverley 15 Aug 1778, when age shown as 69. Built at his own expense the workhouse at Calverley-cum-Farsley 1756. Some sources show his date of birth as 29 Dec 1708. Probate dated 19 Feb 1777.
Licence dated 18 Feb 1729, Walter Calverley, Elizabeth Blackett. Articles of Agreement previous to the marriage dated 26 Aug 1729.