OLMIUS, John (1711-62), of New Hall, Boreham, Essex
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Family and Education
b. 18 July 1711, o.s. of John Olmius of Braintree, Essex, dep. gov. of Bank of England, by Elizabeth, da. and h. of Thomas Clarke, London merchant. m. 8 Sept. 1741, Anne, da. and h. of Sir William Billers of Thorley, Herts., ld. mayor of London 1733-4, 1s. 1 da. suc. fa. 20 Dec. 1731; cr. Baron Waltham [I] 22 June 1762.
Sheriff, Essex 1746-7.
Olmius was the grandson of a wealthy Dutch merchant of St. Peter-le-Poor, London, who bought the Essex estates of the Earl of Scarsdale