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Rev. Mark Sykes

Male 1711 - 1783  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Mark Sykes  [1, 2, 3
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born Apr 1711  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 9 May 1711  Hull, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Died 14 Sep 1783  [4, 5, 6
    Buried All Saints, Roos, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I21816  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2021 

    Father Richard Sykes,   b. 1678,   d. 1726  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Mary Kirkby,   d. Abt Apr 1714 
    Family ID F12922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Decima Woodham,   b. Bef 24 Mar 1707,   d. 9 Mar 1793  (Age > 85 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1735  Ely Cathedral, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Children 
    +1. Christopher Sykes,   b. 23 May 1749, Roos, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1801  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F12923  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • B.A. 1733, and then M.A. 1749, at Cambridge. D.D. in 1761. Rector of Roos. Created 1st Baronet Sykes of Sledmere 28 Mar 1783, six months before his death. Said to have been the first clergyman made a baronet.

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] The History of Parliament. Some citations point to entries from the printed volumes not yet added to the online site.

    2. [S5151] Ducatus Leodiensis, Or, The Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes, and Parts Adjacent in the West-Riding of the County of York: With the Pedigrees of Many of the Nobility and Gentry, and Other Matters Relating to Those Parts by Ralph Thoresby. London, 1715.

    3. [S5153] Mark Sykes: His Life and Letters by Shane Leslie. Introduction by Winston Churchill. London: Cassell and Company, 1923.

    4. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.

    5. [S5150] "Papers of the Sykes family of Sledmere, Hull History Centre Catalogue, Hull History Centre, Hull, Yorkshire, England., year only.

    6. [S5152] Neil Jeffares, "Dictionary of Pastellists Before 1800.", year only.

    7. [S4310] Complete Baronetage ed. G. E. C. Cokayne. 5 volumes. Exeter: William Pollard & Co., 1900-06.