Hon. and Rev. Miles John Stapleton

1802 - 11th Jun 1830

Spouse of claimant or beneficiary


Son of Thomas Stapleton 22nd Baron Le Despencer or Despenser [also given as 12th Lord Le Despenser] and of Elizabeth, a daughter of Samuel Elliott of Antigua, and deceased husband of Ann Byam Stapleton née Kerby (q.v.), the daughter of Thomas Norbury Kerby and Jane Byam.

  1. Brother of Emma Stapleton (d. 1879) who married Charles Brodrick 6th Viscount Midleton (1797-1863).

  2. Matriculated Worcester College Oxford 1819, BA Magdalene Cambridge 1827, Rector Mereworth and Vicar Tudeley Kent 1827 until death 11/06/1830.

  3. Elizabeth Despencer nee Elliott (or Eliot), the mother of Miles J. Stapleton, was the sister of Ann Eliot (d. 1793), whose husband Sir Henry Augustus Montagu Cosby (1743-1822) has an entry in the ODNB as 'army officer in the East India Company.'


  1. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? 1860- (Volumes 3 and 4, manuscripts in preparation), reference 1864/47 for Midleton (who left £180,000).

  2. CCEd Person ID 543.

  3. ODNB online, H.M. Stephens rev. Roger T. Stearn, 'Cosby, Sir Henry Augustus Montagu (1743-1822), army officer in the East India Company.'

Further Information

Ann[e] Byam Kerby
Oxford (Worcester); Cambridge (Magdalene) [1819; 1823-1827 ]
Church of England

Relationships (4)

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Grandson → Grandmother
Son → Father
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Addresses (1)

Mereworth Court, Mereworth, Kent, South-east England , England