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Captain Kinchant, the great great grandfather of the present possessor,
was a native of France, and was brought over to England whilst an infant,
by his mother, being the only part of the family who escaped upon the revocation
of the edict of Nantes by the tyrant, Louis XIV., they being Protestants.
source : The Railway Companion published 1849 digitised by Google books
National Archives Lease & Release; 1) John Kinchant or Quinchant, of Park Hall co. Salop, Esq., and Emma his wife, sister and heir of Jacob Charlton of Park Hall, Esq., deceased, and daughter of heir of Sir Francis Charlton of Ludford, co. Hereford, Baronet, by Dame Mary his wife, both deceased. 2) 4th Earl of Sandwich HINCH 2/12 18th-19th April 1764 Contents: Reciting agreement to sell (30th September, 1763) and the levying of a fine (Hilary Term, 1764) Now £1,155 152 acres of freehold and copyhold land in the p. of St. Neots, now in the occupation of William Emery (further described) (The freehold land was formerly the estate of John Turner and his brother Edward, formerly Rector of Eynesbury; then of their sister, Mary Came, widow, then of her daughter, Dame Mary Charlton, and then of her son, Job Charlton. The copyhold land was formerly the estate of Mary Came, then of Dame Mary Charlton and then of Job Charlton.) ASSIGNMENT OF MORTGAGE for £700 by L & R 5001/1/1/29&30 8 & 9 July 1776 Parchment: L = 11½" x 19½" R = 32" x 25" (3 fos) Contents: 1. John Kinchant of Stonehouse Salop Esq. son, heir & exor. of Elizabeth Quinchant late of Shrewsbury widow deceased. 2. Ralph Winwood of Little Missingdon Bucks, Esq., the other Exor. of Elizabeth Quinchant. 3. John Wilkinson of Broseley Ironmaster and Mary his wife. 4. Abraham Asterley of Asterton Salop Gent Property as 18a & b [5001/1/1/25-26] Signed & sealed (1) (2) & (3) "23 & 24"
House of Commons volume 3 page 333 Following a political alliance to unseat the 2 MPs normally choosen by the Clive family, the kinchant family were bought off with positions in the East India Company
1774:- Factor and Assistant at Cuddalore.
1778:- Junior Merchant.
1780:- Senior Merchant.
1791:- Senior Merchant and Resident at Ragapore.
1795:- At home. 1800 : Commercial Resident at Cuddalore.
1809:- Commercial Resident at Cuddalore, and in Charge of the
Revenues of Pondicherry and Cuddalore.
Died 24th August, 1809, at Cuddalore.
Marriage announcements taken from the East India Register Edition Date: May 1802, Page number: 477 Husband surname Kinchant Husband first names Richard Wife surname Wilkinson Wife first names Myra Catherine Wifes fathers rank/occupation Master in Chancery Wifes fathers unit Supreme Court at Bombay Marriage date: 10 May 1802 Place of marriage: Cuddalore Detail: At Cuddalore, in the East Indies, by the Rev. Mr. Gerricke, Richard Kinchant, esq. third surviving son of the late John Kinchant. esq. of Park Hall, co. Salop (commercial resident and chief of that factory), to Miss Myra-Catherine Wilkinson, daughter of the late Jn. W. esq. master in chancery in the Supreme Court at Bombay, an accomplished lady.
13th February 1818, Marriages
August 27, 1818 at Podicherry, by the Rev. J.G. Holzbury,
C.G.R. Ellis Esq., Judge of Zillah of Canara, to
Myra ann Kinchant daughter of the late
Richard Kinchant Esq., formerly Commecial Ressisdent and collector of Cuddalore.
Marriage Date 27 - Apr Marriage Year 1831 Husband First Names B. Husband Surname Halfhide Wife First Names Elizabeth Wife Surname Kinchant IOR Reference None Source Year 1832 Source Edition 2 Source Presidency Bengal Source Event Marriage Entry At Cawnpore, Major B. Halfhide, of H.M. 44th regt., to Elizabeth, daughter of the late Richard Kinchant, Esq., Madras civil service. Transcribed by FIBIS Volunteers
1841 census source HO107; Piece 916; Book: 6; Civil Parish: Folio: ; Page: 1 place Whittington; County: Shropshire; Enumeration District: 4; dwelling Park Hall Richard Kinchant 2 months y Myra Kinchant 2 y Charles Lawson M S Thomas Pool M S Mary Daniel 40 F S Mary Powell 20 F S Ellen Charles 20 F S Sarah Harris 20 F S Elizabeth Chidlow 20 F S 1841 census st chad shewsbury district 4 Shropshire Eliza Kinchant 8 pupil at boarding schoool
1851 census Source HO107; Piece: 1993; Folio: 667; Page: 30 Place Whittingdon District 1d, Shropshire Dwelling Park Hall shed 115 Richard henry Kinchant head M 46 Magistrate & Landed proprietor Cudden E I. Maria eliza Kinchant wife M 38 Dublin Ireland Eliza power Kinchant dau 18 St Leonards Bucks John Charlton Kinchant son 16 St Leonards Bucks Myra chatherine ann Kinchant dau 11 Scholar at Home Whittington Salop Richard caton Kinchant son 9 Scholar at home Whittington Salop Richard Redmond Caton vist 44 Landed proprietor Otleside Westmoreland Frances eliza Caton niece 18 Woodmancote Hants catherine clarke governess 29 Jamacia, British subject Mary Davis serv u 50 cook Salop oswestry Elizabeth Jones serv u 26 ladies maid Manchester, lancs Elizabeth Jones serv u 22 house maid Mongomeryshire Llanrilin Sarah William serv u 16 ?emp?hess Mongomeryshire criggi?n John Davis serv u 22 coachman Denbyshire llang/llon John Llewelyn serv u 20 footman Shropshire wittington
30th April 1851
On the 23rd inst., at Whittington Church, Shropshire,
Edward frederick Venables ,
second son of L. J. Venables, Esq, of Woodhill to
Eliza power Kinchant, eldest daughter of
Richard Henry Kinchant, Esq, of Park Hall
and Bishop's Castle, Shropshire.
Morning Chronical 8th Feb 1860
By the Lord-Lieutenant of the county of Salop,
Shropshire Regiment of Militia;
Job henry Kinchant, gent., to be
Lieutenant, vice Pelburn, promoted.
1861 census source RG9; Piece: 1880; Folio: 41; Page: 18; place Whittington, District 9, Shropshire Dwelling Park Hall Richard H Kinchant head M 56 Gentleman & H D L Cuddalore E I Maria E Kinchant wife M 40 Lady Ireland Job Henry Kinchant son U 24 St Senards Bucks Myra Kinchant dau 20 Whittington Salop Edward Bailey serv 18 groom Margaret Davies serv 54 cook Elizabeth Edwards serv 22 dairy maid William Paddock serv 18 footman Eliza J Williams serv 22 housemaid
13th January 1877, Marriages
Rev Charles Granville GEPP. M.A, Oxford, to
Charlotte, widow of J. Henry KINCHANT Esq, Park Hall, Oswestry, Salop.
30th January 1869, Marriages
KINCHANT-SHAWE- At Cheltenham,
Mr. R. H. Kinchant, B.A., Oxon,
District Superintendant of Police, Punjab, to
Eliza E. SHAWE, daughter of Major R. Shawe, late Madras Army, Jan 26th
1851 census Source - HO107/1981/368/9 place Lucton (now Herefordshire) Dwelling Upper Lucton School Robert H Kinchant, Boarder, 13, Male, Handbridge, Shropshire, England - one of 14 pupils
1881 census Source RG11, Piece 3088, Folio 37, Page 2 Place St Mary Warwick Dwelling Lolnbridge Rd, private house Robert Kinchant head m 44 Chief Constable Llanvanwatedine Shropshire Eliza E. Kinchant wife m 38 constable's wife East Indies Evangaline Kinchant dau 14 Schoolar East Indies Francis Kinchant 13
& SUSSEX CHRONICAL
4th May 1881, Marriages
KINCHANT-MORGAN- On the 30th ult.,
at St. Jude's Church, Southsea, by the Rev. J. S. Blake, M.A.,the
Rev. Richard Caton Kitchant,
son of the late R. H. Kitchant, Esq.,of Park Hall, Salop, to
Pamela Augusta MORGAN, eldest daughter of the late Captain H.C. Morgan,
formerly of the 3rd Light Dragoons, granddaughter of the
late Sir East George Clayton East?, Bart. of Hall Place, Berks.
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