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Elizabeth Pelham (West)

Birthplace: Wherwell, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Valence, Dorset, England
Place of Burial: Compton Valence, Dorset, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Thomas West, 2nd Baron de la Warr and Anne West, Baroness de la Warr
Wife of Sir Herbert Pelham, MP, of Michelham
Mother of Elizabeth Humphrey; Thomas Pelham, Esq.; Anthony Pelham; Anne Clarke and Jonathan Pelham
Sister of Walsingham West; Robert West, Sir; Margaret Johnson; Thomas West, 3rd Baron de la Warre; Capt. Francis West, Governor and 8 others

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About Elizabeth Pelham

Elizabeth West was the daughter of Sir Thomas West 2nd Baron de la Warr and wife Anne Knollys. She was born on 11 September 1573 in Wherwell, Hampshire, England, and died on 12 January 1632. The sponsors at her baptism were Queen Elizabeth I, the Countess of London and the Earl of Leicester. She was name in honor of the Queen, who was a first cousin of her grandmother, Katherine Carey.

She married Sir Herbert Pelham, Knight in Wherwell, Hampshire, on 12 February 1593, as his second wife. Sir Herbert was the son and heir of Anthony Pelham of Bucksteep, Sussex and wife Margaret Hall. He held property in Sussex and Dorset, and served as Sheriff of Surrey and Sussex, and was Burgess for Winchelsea and Reigate.

After Sir Herbert's death, she married Richard Saltonstall. Her stepson, Herbert Jr., married her younger sister, Penelope West.

Children of Sir Herbert Pelham, Knight and wife Elizabeth West:

  • Thomas Pelham, Esq.
  • Anthony Pelham
  • Jonathan Pelham
  • Ann Pelham, who married Edward Clarke
  • Elizabeth Pelham
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Elizabeth Pelham's Timeline

September 11, 1573
Wherwell, Hampshire, England
September 11, 1573
Wherwell, Hampshire, England
February 12, 1594
Age 20
Wherwell, Hampshire, England
April 27, 1604
Age 30
Hellingly, Sussex, England
January 16, 1633
Age 59
Valence, Dorset, England
Compton Valence, Dorset, England