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Sir Bysshe Shelley, 1st Baronet
d.6 Jan 1815
m.
  1. John Shelley, Esq.1729 - 1790
  2. Sir Bysshe Shelley, 1st Baronet1731 - 1815
  1. Hellen Shelley
  2. Sir Timothy Shelley, 2nd Baronet1753 - 1844
  3. Bysshe Shelley1759 -
  4. Mary Catherine Shelley1760 - 1784
m. 1769
  1. Arriana Shelley1770 -
  2. John Shelley Sidney1771 -
  3. Percy John Borlase Shelley1773 - 1782
  4. Elizabeth Jane Caroline Shelley1776 -
  5. Phillip Shelley1778 -
  6. Robert Shelley1780 -
  7. Algernon Bysshe Shelley1781 - 1781
Facts and Events
Name Sir Bysshe Shelley, 1st Baronet
Gender Male
Birth[1] 21 Jun 1731 Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States
Christening[3] 1 Aug 1731 Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United StatesChrist Church
Marriage 1769 Westminster, Middlesex, EnglandSt James
to Elizabeth Jane Sidney Pury
Death[1][3] 6 Jan 1815
Burial[1] Horsham, Sussex, England

Shelley was born in New Jersey, but later moved to England and used his significant wealth to build a significant country house, Castle Goring. He was ultimately created 1st Baronet Shelley, of Castle Goring, Sussex. His son Timothy was a member of Parliament, and his namesake grandson, Percy Bysshe Shelley was a major 19th century Romantic poet.


For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Sir Bysshe Shelley, 1st Baronet.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bysshe Shelley, in England. Sussex. Genealogies of Families Living In Sussex citing Sussex Genealogies (1931-), Comber, John, (Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons, 1931-), FHL book 942.25 D2s; FHL microfilm 924,767., vol. 1 p. 244.
  2.   Sir Bysshe Shelley, 1st Baronet, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Miscellanea genealogica et heraldica, New Series, 3:424.