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frankland in 1743
Posted by: glynis Date: April 22, 2001 at 05:16:52
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Hope this is of some help for connections. If anyone can connect up or has any other information please let me know. The reference goes on to mention Sir george Robinson of Rokeby.

Extract from Yorkshire Baronets 1640-1760

Charles II also coveted the local influence and support of John Frankland and John Tempest. The formers father still alive in 1660, had fought for parliament. (page 21)(John Frankland was the 1st Baronet)

Page 60 "In 1743 Sir Thomas Frankland took Sarah Mooseley as his 2nd wife. She was very pretty and at 18 some 40 yrs younger than her husband. At his death in 1747 all his property passed absolutely to Sarah by his last will. His family upset this in court, but under an earlier will Sarah inherited his property for life. During the next 36 yrs she accumulated a fortune of 35,000 all of which she settled away from the Franklands"

Frankland of Thirkleby baronet created in 1660 24 december.


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