Isham Baronets


Isham Baronets

The Isham Baronetcy, of Lamport in the County of Northampton, is a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 30 May 1627 for John Isham, High Sheriff of Northamptonshire. He was succeeded by his son Justinian, the second Baronet. He fought as a Royalist in the Civil War and sat as Member of Parliament for Northamptonshire after The Restoration. The fourth Baronet represented Northampton and Northamptonshire in the House of Commons while the fifth and sixth Baronets both represented Northamptonshire. The twelfth Baronet was High Sheriff of Northamptonshire in 1958.

The family surname is pronounced "Eye-shum". The family surname derives from the village of Isham, Northamptonshire.

Isham Baronets, of Lamport (1627)

*Sir John Isham, 1st Baronet (1582-1651)
*Sir Justinian Isham, 2nd Baronet (1610-1675)
*Sir Thomas Isham, 3rd Baronet (1656-1681)
*Sir Justinian Isham, 4th Baronet (1658-1730)
*Sir Justinian Isham, 5th Baronet (1687-1737)
*Sir Edmund Isham, 5th Baronet (1690-1772)
*Sir Justinian Isham, 6th Baronet (1740-1818)
*Sir Justinian Isham, 7th Baronet (1773-1845)
*Sir Justinian Vere Isham, 8th Baronet (1816-1846)
*Sir Charles Edmund Isham, 10th Baronet [Bruce A. Bailey, ‘Isham, Sir Charles Edmund, tenth baronet (1819–1903)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004] (1819-1903)
*Sir Vere Isham, 10th Baronet (1862-1941)
*Sir Gyles Isham, 11th Baronet (1903-1976)
*Sir Ian Vere Gyles Isham, 12th Baronet (b. 1923)

References

*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). "Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage" (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/ Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page]


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