Birth: 1788 - Circa

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Springfield House, Knole, Warwickshire

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 24 May 1860 - Aged 71

Place or Registered Place of Death: West Gate, Warwick, Warwickshire

Father: Joseph Boultbee (1764-1848)

Mother: Elizabeth Moore

Spouse(s): Elizabeth Margaret Ferrers Townshend

Date of Marriage: 5 August 1815

Place or Registered Place of Marriage: Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire

Children:

Charlotte Elizabeth Boultbee (1817-1888)
Henrietta Boultbee (1818-1902)
Elizabeth Boultbee (1820-1896)
Joseph Townshend Boultbee (1822-1839)
Emily Boultbee (1825-)
Henry Townshend Boultbee (1827-1903)
Selina Arabella Boultbee (1828-1868)

Notes:

Joseph Moore born in 1789, married on August 6, 1815 Lady Elizabeth Margaret Ferrers Townshend, third daughter of George, 2nd Marquis of Townshend, she was born in 1784 and died in 1868 at Springfield Park. TPB says Joseph Moore was Colonel of the Warwickshire Militia which was called out for permanent service during the Crimean War. On the restoration of peace, riding at the head of his Regiment into Warwick, he was thrown from his horse near the West Gate and soon afterwards died, [in 1860. Ed.] thus closing the useful life of a country gentleman. Their children were:-

Charlotte Elizabeth born 1817, died unmarried, aged 70, in March quarter of 1888.

Henrietta born 17 October 1818, died unmarried, aged 82, in the June quarter of 1902.

Elizabeth born 30 October 1820, married in 16 May 1844 James Roberts West. They had one son, Leonard Roberts, who married his first cousin, Eleanor Cécile Boultbee, in 1884. d. 2 February 1896.

Joseph Townshend born 7 June 1822, bap. 10 August 1822, and died in the March quarter of 1839. TPB does not mention him and JB appears equally unaware.

Emily born 10 February 1825, married in 1858 Captain Robert Dymoke Vaughan, 90th Rifles.

Henry Townshend born 1827, who inherited Springfield. For him and his descendants to the present time see Additional Chapter XIV. d. 1903.

Selina Arabella born 1828, bap. 21 July 1828, married in 1849, Captain Edmund Vernon Mackinnon, 5th Dragoon Guards. d. 11 November 1868.

The Royal Military Chronicle, Volume 2 - 1810
Military Promotions
Commissions Signed by the Lord Lieutenant of the County of Warwick
1st Warwickshire Regiment of Local Militia....Joseph Moore Boultbee, esq., to be Captain; dated Sept. 15, 1810.

The Literary Panorama, Volume 11 - 1812
University Proceedings and Promotions
Oxford
Feb. 22. - ......B.A. Mr. Joseph Moore Boultbee of Oriel College....

The Monthly Magazine and British Register, Volume 40 - September 1815 - p. 186
Warwickshire
Married
Joseph Moore Boultbee, esq., of Springfield-house, to Lady Elizabeth Townshend.

The United Service Magazine - Part 1 - 1847 - p. 635
Promotions and Appointments
Warwickshire Regiment of Militia - Major Joseph Moore Boultbee to be Lieut.-Col., vice Dickenson, dec., May 29.

The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 209 - 1860
Obituary
May 24. At Warwick, aged 71, Joseph Moore Boultbee, esq., of Springfield, Lieut.-Col. 1st Warwick Militia. The review of the regiment terminated in a fatal accident to the Colonel. He was riding at the head of his regiment on an Arabian charger, when it started, and struck against the horse of Lord Leigh. The Colonel lost his stirrup, and the horse threw him. By the fall he sustained concussion of the brain, and died in about two hours afterwards.

Joseph Boultbee, the son of Joseph Boultbee (1737-1806) and Catherine Dabbs (1741-), was born about 1764 at Baxterley in Warwickshire and baptised there on 11 June of that year. Joseph died, aged 83, at Springfield House, Knole in Warwickshire on 15 February 1848.

Elizabeth Moore, the daughter of Richard Moore of Barne Park, Clonmel in Tipperary (-1771) and Henrietta Taylour (1721-1783) who were married in 24 February 1741, was born at Longfield, co. Tipperary in Ireland. Elizabeth and Joseph were married at Cheltenham in Gloucestershire on 12 July 1787.

Monthly Magazine and British Register, Volume 22 - December 1806
Warwickshire
Died
At Tooley Park, Joseph Boultbee, esq., of Baxterley, 68.

The Gentleman's Magazine - April 1848
Obituary
Feb. 15. Aged 83, Joseph Boultbee, esq., of Springfield House.

Children of Joseph Boultbee and Elizabeth Moore:

1. Joseph Moore born in 1789, married on August 6, 1815 Lady Elizabeth Margaret Ferrers Townshend, third daughter of George, 2nd Marquis of Townshend, she was born in 1784 and died in 1868 at Springfield Park. TPB says Joseph Moore was Colonel of the Warwickshire Militia which was called out for permanent service during the Crimean War. On the restoration of peace, riding at the head of his Regiment into Warwick, he was thrown from his horse near the West Gate and soon afterwards died, [in 1860. Ed.] thus closing the useful life of a country gentleman.

2. Harriet Elizabeth born in 1790 and probably died in infancy. TPB did not mention her.

3. Hercules Moore born in 1791. TPB said he did not marry. We now know that he married Mary Barnes and had a daughter, Mary Ann born in 1827.

4. Richard Moore born in 1794. He entered Merton College, Oxford, took Holy Orders and eventually became Rector of Barnwell, near Oundle, Northamptonshire. He was also Private Chaplain to the Duke of Buccleuch. He married first, in 1816, Mary Pegge, only daughter of Sir Christopher Pegge, Regius Professor of Medicine, Oxford. There are memorial windows to Richard Moore and Mary in Barnwell Church.

5. Charlotte Anna born in 1795, married in 1815 Colonel Thomas Dundas.

6. Helena Maria born in 1796, married in 1822 the Reverend William Thomas Bree.

7. Edward Moore was born in 1797. [TPB notes only his marriage, position in the Police, and four sons. In fact, there were seven children, five sons, and two daughters. We give below the details of his interesting career. These have been compiled from recent research in the India Office Library, London, from family documents, and as regards his Police service from information supplied from the records of the Bedfordshire Police Force. We are indebted to Susan Boultbee for the obtaining of the latter details. We follow the above with the list of his children and grandchildren, which includes many notes on them preserved by JB's son Walter Ernest, and his grandson Walter Richard Pownall, and Edward Moore's son, Frederick Croxall.Ed.

Colonel Joseph Moore Boultbee