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  • ID: I1577
  • Title: Sir 1 2 3
  • Name: Robert HAMPSON Alderman, and Sheriff of London 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 01 JUN 2017
  • Birth: ABT 1537
  • Note: Aged 70 at his death, May 2, 1607 1 3
  • Note: A Member of the Merchant Tailors' Company of London, and an alderman (Cripplegate 1597-1602; Dowgate 1602-7) and Sheriff (1598) of London; Knighted by James I at Whitehall 26 July 1603. 2 1 4 3 5
  • Note: Sir Robert in his Will mentions his nephews Francis Hampson and Thomas Hampson. These could have been the sons either of his brother Thomas, or of his half-brother John. 6
  • Death: 02 MAY 1607
  • Note:
    "Ob. May 2, 1607, aet. 70; sepult. St Mary Hill London Monument S. Wall of ye Quire"
    He was buried 21 May, 'his funeral being marshalled and attended by the Heralds.' (Betham)
    From an edition of the Survey of London by John Stow (c.1525-1605):
    'Here lye intombed the bodies of Sir Robert Hampson, Knt and Alderman of London, who deceased the 2d day of May 1607 in the 70 yere of his age. And of Dame Katharine his wife at whose charge this monument is erected. They had issue nine children, whereof four are living. The said Dame Katharine deceased .'
    1 7 3 6

    Father: Nicholas HAMPSON

    Marriage 1 Katherine GOOD b: ABT 1552
    • Married: BEF 1578
    • Note: Their eldest son was born ca 1578. She later married Sir John Rotherham. 6 1 3 8
    1. Has Children Rebecca HAMPSON
    2. Has Children Elizabeth HAMPSON
    3. Has No Children Nicholas HAMPSON b: ABT 1578
    4. Has Children Thomas HAMPSON of Taplow, co. Buckingham; 1st Baronet b: 1589

    1. Title: Visitation
      Abbrev: Visitation
      Page: The Visitation of Buckinghamshire in 1634
      Harleian Society
      SOG Library, SOGCAT Ref. Visitations, Vol. 58
    2. Title: Burke's
      Abbrev: Burke's
      Page: Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 31st Edition 1869
    3. Title: The Complete Baronetage
      Abbrev: Complete Baronetage
      Author: Compiler: 'GEC', G E Cokayne
      Publication: William Pollard & Co Ltd, Exeter, 1904
      Page: Hampson, Vol.2 (1625-1649), p.177
    4. Title: Book
      Abbrev: Book
      Page: My Lord Mayor - Eight Hundred Years of London's Mayoralty
      Valerie Hope
      Weidenfield and Nicolson, London, 1989
    5. Title: British History Online: The digital library of text and information about people, places and businesses from the medieval and early modern period, built by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, Url: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/
      Abbrev: British History Online
      Page: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=67247
    6. Title: Probate
      Abbrev: Probate
      Page: The Last Will and Testament of Sir Robert Hampson
      Citizen and Alderman of London
      Written 21 March 1605
      Proved 22 June 1607
    7. Title: Betham's Baronetage of England
      Abbrev: Betham's Baronetage
      Author: Compiler: Rev William Betham
      Publication: London, 1801-03
      Page: Vol II 1802; pp. 5-8
    8. Title: Debrett's
      Abbrev: Debrett's
      Page: Baronetage of England Vol.1 1824
      Hampson, pp.188-90
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