Sir Philip Jennings Clerke born Jennings

1728 - 1788


MP for Totnes 1768-1788, and husband of Anne Thompson (q.v. under Lady Anne Jennings Clerke, nee Thompson), co-heiress of Col. Richard Thompson (q.v). Born Philip Jennings, he changed his name after inheriting estates and the baronetcy in England from his uncle Sir Talbot Clerke in 1774.


Further Information

Anne Thompson

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Fox Lease, Lyndhurst [Purchased] 
description →
Fox Lease, a country house at Lyndhurst Hampshire. 'Sir Phillip considerably enlarged the house in the Gothick style, and was probably responsible for forming the landscape park and the lake, which...

Political (1)

election →
Totnes Devon
1768 - 1788

Relationships (4)

Husband → Wife
Father → Daughter
Father → Daughter
Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

Foxlease, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, Wessex, England