BLACKETT, Sir Edward, 2nd Bt. (1649-1718), of Newby, Yorks.
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Family and Education
bap. 25 Oct. 1649, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of William Blackett, and bro. of Sir William Blackett. m. (1) Mary, da. and h. of Thomas Norton of Langthorne, 1s. d.v.p.; (2) c.1680, Mary, da. of Sir John Yorke of Richmond, Yorks., 6s. 6da; (3) 21 Oct. 1699, Diana (d. 7 Oct. 1713), da. of Hon. (Sir) George Booth, 1st Baron Delamere, of Dunham Massey, Cheshire, wid. of Sir Ralph Delaval, 2nd Bt., of Seaton Delaval, Northumb., s.p. suc. fa. as 2nd Bt. 16 May 1680.1
Member, merchant adventurers’ co. of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1672, hostmen’s co. 1684; j.p. Northumb. 1677-July 1688, 1689-?d., Yorks. (N. Riding) 1677-Feb. 1688, Nov. 1688-?d., Ripon 1679-?d.; sheriff, Northumb. 1679-80; freeman, Ripon Sept. 1688; commr. for assessment, Yorks. (W. and N. Riding) 1689-90, 1 Northumb. 1689.