THE PEDIGREE OF THE "BLAKEWAY" I’ANSONS.
EDWARD I’ANSON, of Clipstone Street, in the parish of St. Marylebone,
died 6th September, 1812. Will, dated 23rd August,
1810, proved (P.C.C.) 30th September, 1812. Married Elizabeth
Guest, who survived him. They had six children, four sons and two daughters.
EDWARD I’ANSON, of St. Laurence Pountney Hill, E.C., Contractor, (son of
Edward I’Anson and Elizabeth Guest), born 23rd March, 1775;
died 13th November, 1853. Married, on 30th November,
1809, Lavinia ann Woolloton, and by her had six children, four sons and
John, mentioned in his father’s Will (an extract of which is given in a
later chapter), but of whom nothing further is known.
Henry, also mentioned in his father’s Will, and had five children.
Son – Edward
EDWARD, born 23rd March, 1775. Of whom Presently.
William, went to New South Wales. Will dated 1st April,
1803, proved 14th October, 1813; left all to his sister, Ann.
Ann. Married ---- Walters.
Frances, born 1767. Married Sir James Leighton. She was grandmother of
Lord Leighton (formerly Sir Frederick Leighton, Bart.), President of the
EDWARD, born 5th July, 1811. Of whom presently.
William, born 10th February, 1813.
Alfred, born 9th July, 1816; died in Australia about 1860, leaving
a son: Alfred Edward.
Henry Guest, born 17th April, 1818.
EDWARD I’ANSON, of Grayshott Court, and Haslemere, county Surrey, and of
St. Laurence Pountney Hill, E.C., P.R.I.B.A., born 5th July,
1811 (eldest son of Edward I’aasnon and Lavinia Ann Woolloton), was educated
at the Merchant Taylors’ School and in France. He was Architect of the
Royal Exchange, and soon became the principal Architect in the City. Designed
the buildings of the British and Foreign Bible Society and the School of
the Merchant Taylors’ Company at the Charterhouse. Surveyor to St. Bartholemew’s
Hospital, and designed the New Museum Library. Designed also Fletcham Park,
Leatherland. Restored the Dutch Church in Austin Friars, and St. Mary Aldchurch.
Elected F.R.I.B.A., in 1840, and President in 1886. Felloe of the Geological
Society, and in 1886 President of the Surveyors’ Institution. Died suddenly
30th January, 1888, and was buried at Headley, in Hampshire.
He married twice: (1) in June, 1842, to Catharine Blakeway, and (2) Caroline,
relict of the Comte de Champs, in July, 1876.
Emma, born 7th July, 1814.
Lavinia Ann, born 4th May, 1820. Married William J. Bovill,
of James Street, Buckingham Gate, Barrister-at-Law.
By his first wife he had eight children, two sons and six daughters.
EDWARD BLAKEWAY, born 28th June, 1843. Of whom presently.
Phillip Blakeway, born 19th January, 1845, died 22nd
EDWARD BLAKEWAY I’ANSON, of St. Laurence
Pountney Hill, E.C., F.R.I.B.A., M.A. Cantab (eldest son of Edward I’Anson
and Catharine Blakeway), born 28th June, 1843, and died 10th
November, 1912. The Architect’s practice continued by him at St. Laurence
Pountney Hill, E.C., was one of the oldest established in the country,
and many of the finest buildings in the City of London are of his design.
He was Master of the Merchant Taylors’ Company in 1908.
1890. – On Saturday, Grayshott Court, the residence of the late Mr.
Edward I’Anson, J.P., near Haslemere, Surrey, was completely destroyed
by fire, the damage being estimated at £8,000.
Catherine Blakeway, now residing at Pinewood, Grayshott, near Haslemere,
Isabel Blakeway, died 14th August, 1875.
Mary Blakeway. Married, in 1872, at the Parish Church, Clapham Common,
to david F. de Pury, of Grayshott, and Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Harriet Blakeway. Maried on 28th July, 1874, at the parish Church,
Clapham Common, to Cecil W. E. Henslowe, M.I.C.E.
Emma Blakeway, now residing at 27, Argyll Roaad, Kensington.