John and Anthony de Fonblanque arrive in England
Jean (aged 14) and Antoine (aged 13) sent by their father Abel de Grenier de Fonblanque to escape the Huguenot persecution in France.
Naturalised as British citizen
Jean became John Fonblanque in 1748 by act of parliament
John married Eleanor Bagshaw
John Anthony de Grenier Fonblanque born
Barrister, KC (King’s Counsel) and “Father of the English Bar”
John Anthony married Frances Caroline Fitzgerald
At St George’s in Hanover Square, London
John Samuel Martin Fonblanque born
in Brook Street, Grosvenor Square, London. He was a barrister, KC (Kings Counsel) and a Commissioner of Bankruptcy.
John Samuel Martin married Caroline O’Connell
At St James’s Church in Dublin, Ireland
John William Martin de Fonblanque born
in Brompton, London. He was a barrister
Rosalinda Alicia de Grenier de Fonblanque born
in Hammersmith, London
Rosalinda married Edward William Cox
John William Martin married Caroline Rumpf
at Camberwell (then in Surrey). He was 66 and she was 23.
John Berkeley de Grenier de Fonblanque born to JWM and Caroline
in Chelsea, London. He was a solicitor in Lincoln’s Inn, London.