Sir Henry Cavendish 1st Bt

15 April 1707–31 May 1776 (Age 69)
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Sir Henry Cavendish 1st Bt was born on 15 April 1707, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cavendish, was 24 and his mother, Mary Tirrell, was 25. He married Anne Pyne on 9 June 1730, in Middlesex, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 31 May 1776, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Sir Henry Cavendish 1st Bt
1707–1776
Anne Pyne
1707–
Marriage: 9 June 1730
Catherine Cavendish
1731–1818
Sir Henry Cavendish 2nd Bt
1732–1804
Margaret Cavendish
1735–
Pyne Cavendish
1736–1812
Mary Cavendish
1733–
William Cavendish
1734–
Frances Cavendish
1736–1824
Caroline Cavendish
1737–1801
Anne Cavendish
1738–
Anne Cavendish
1738–
George Pyne Cavendish
1739–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 June 1730
Middlesex, England
children

(11)

    Catherine Cavendish

    Female1731–1818Female

    Sir Henry Cavendish 2nd Bt

    Male1732–1804Male

    Mary Cavendish

    Female1733–Female

    William Cavendish

    Male1734–Male

    Margaret Cavendish

    Female1735–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Cavendish

    Male1682–Male

    Mary Tirrell

    Female1682–Female

siblings

(3)

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Suffolk named Cavendish, from an Old English byname Cāfna (meaning ‘bold’, ‘daring’) + Old English edisc ‘enclosed pasture’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Henry Cavendish, “England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918”
  • Henry Cavendish nel documento di William Cavendish, “England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918”
  • Henry Cavendith nel documento di William Cavendith, “England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975”

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