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  • ID: I3451
  • Title: Sir 1
  • Name: John HONYWOOD 3rd Baronet; of Provender 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 24 JUL 2013
  • Birth: ABT 1710 2
  • Education: Honywood, (Sir) John (Bart.), s. William, of Bredmore, Kent, arm. CORPUS CHRISTI COLL., matric. 21 Sep., 1726, aged 16; 3rd baronet, died 26 June, 1781. See Foster's Baronetage. 3
  • Note: In 1754 John Honywood succeeded to Malling Abbey, Kent and to other estates of his kinsman, Frazer Honywood of London, banker. 2
  • Death: 26 JUN 1781
  • Note:
    "Against the wall [of St James the Great, Elmsted], in the north chancel, is an elegant marble with a bust above it, and the following just inscription:
    'Sacred to the memory
    of Sir John Honywood, Baronet,
    of Elvington in this parish,
    Who in times when simplicity and hospitality of manners
    Were giving way to fashion and refinement
    Maintained them pure and uncorrupted,
    And was an eminent example of the virtues of private life.
    In religion, of sincere and unaffected piety;
    In morals, of strict honesty and integrity;
    In social life, of openness and freedom of conversation
    Amongst all ranks of men.
    His Tenants, Neighbours, and those who served him
    Never experienced from him oppression,
    But all the good offices of kindness and benevolence;
    Thus did many partake of the influence of his example, and the affluence of his fortune.
    Others may have moved in a higher sphere,
    But no man ever contributed more
    To the advantage, comfort and happiness
    of the circle round him.
    He died the 26th of June, 1781, aged 71.
    In the same vault is buried
    Dorothy his second wife,
    who died 1781, aged 70.'"
    "Arms of Honywood. 'Argent, a Chevron between three hawks heads erased, Azure.' "
    2 4



    Father: William HONYWOOD of Cherdon b: AFT 1675
    Mother: Frances RALEIGH

    Marriage 1 Annabella GOODENOUGH b: ABT 1703
    • Married: BEF 1730
    • Note: Annabella was Sir John's first wife. 5 2 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Annabella Christiana HONYWOOD
    2. Has No Children Edward HONYWOOD
    3. Has Children William HONYWOOD of Malling Abbey, Kent, and Broughton, co. Oxford b: ABT 1732
    4. Has Children Thomasine HONYWOOD b: ABT 1735

    Marriage 2 Dorothy FILMER b: ABT 1710
    • Married: AFT 1737
    • Note: Dorothy was Sir John's second wife. 2 4
    Children
    1. Has No Children Filmer HONYWOOD b: ABT 1745
    2. Has No Children John HONYWOOD b: ABT 1746

    Sources:
    1. Title: thePeerage.com, Url: http://www.thepeerage.com/index.htm
      Abbrev: thepeerage.com
    2. Title: The Complete Baronetage
      Abbrev: Complete Baronetage
      Author: Compiler: 'GEC', G E Cokayne
      Publication: William Pollard & Co Ltd, Exeter, 1904
      Page: Honywood, Vol.III pp.90-91
    3. Title: Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford1500-1714 and 1715-1886
      Abbrev: Oxford Alumni
      Author: Compiler: Joseph Foster
      Publication: Parker & Co, Oxford
    4. Title: Book
      Abbrev: Book
      Page: The Monuments and Painted Glass of Upwards of One Hundred Churches, Chiefly in the Eastern Part of Kent (etc)
      Philip Parsons, AM, Minister of Wye in Kent
      Canterbury 1794
    5. Title: The Complete Baronetage
      Abbrev: Complete Baronetage
      Author: Compiler: 'GEC', G E Cokayne
      Publication: William Pollard & Co Ltd, Exeter, 1904
      Page: Filmer, Vol.IV pp.67-69
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