Hugh Clifford, 3rd Baron Clifford of Chudleigh

Hugh Clifford, 3rd Baron Clifford of Chudleigh was born on April 14 1700 and died on March 26 1732 in Ugbrooke, where he was buried. He was the son of Hugh Clifford, 2nd Baron Clifford of Chudleigh and his wife Anne, née Preston.

He succeeded his father as baron in 1730 when his father died. And he was succeeded by his eldest son when he died after only two years as baron.

In 1725, he married Elizabeth Blount, who died in 1778 in Paris, France. She was the daughter of Edward Blount of Blagdon, Devon, son of the 2nd Baronet Blount, of Soddington, co. Westmoreland, and Annabella Guise, daughter of the 2nd Baronet Guise of Elmore, co. Gloucester. They had six children, four sons and two daughters.

The daughter were:
#Hon Elizabeth Clifford, died as infant.
#Hon. Mary Clifford, born 1731, died on November 2 1784, married in 1766 Edward Smythe, 4th Baronet Smythe, of Eske Hall, Co. Durham (1719-1784). They had no issue.

The sons were:
#Hugh Clifford, 4th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1726-1783)
#Hon. Edward Clifford, born 1727, died 1781.
#Hon. Henry Clifford, died as infant.
#Hon. Thomas Clifford of Tixall, born on August 22 1732 in London, died 1787. He acceeded in Tixall, Staffordshire. On February 2 1762, he married at St. James's, Westminster, London, the Hon. Barbara Aston, who was born September 4 1744, baptized September 8 1744 at Standon, Hertfordshire, became heiress of the estate at Tixall in 1759, and died on August 2 1786, the daughter of James Aston, 5th Lord Aston of Forfar (1723-1751) and (Lady) Barbara (Maria) Talbot (1720-1759), sister/daughter² of the 14th Earl of Shrewsbury, and sister-in-law to the 6th Baronet Blount, of Sodington, Worcestershire. They had nine sons:
##Sir Thomas Hugh Clifford Constable, 1st Baronet Constable, of Tixall, co. Stafford (1762-1823)
##Edward Clifford, born 1766, died young.
##Henry Clifford, born 1768, died 1813, married Ann Ferrers, daughter of Edward Ferrers.
##Walter Clifford, born 1773, died 1806 in Palermo, Sicily, became a clergyman.
##Edward J. Clifford, born 1774, died ?, acceeded 1817.
##James Francis Clifford, born 1775, died 1855.
##Arthur Clifford, born 1778, died 1830, was the publisher of Cliffordiana and Collectanea Cliffordiana. He married in 1809 Eliza Matilda McDonald, daughter of Captain Donald McDonald from/of¹ Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland. They had one daughter:
###Rosamund Clifford, who married J. S. Charlton.
##Lewis Clifford, born 1778, died 1806.
##George Lambert Clifford, born on January 9 1779, died on January 31 1854, married on April 6 1812 Mary Coyney, who died July 22 1854, daughter of Walter Hill Coyney of/from¹ Foxearth, Staffordshire. They had five sons and three daughters.
###Charles Clifford, 1st Baronet Clifford, of Flaxbourne, New Zealand (1813-1893)
###Edward Clifford, a priest
###George Clifford, a priest
###Walter Clifford, a priest
###Alphonso Clifford, born 1830, died 1893.
###Mary Lucy Clifford, died 1868.
###Constancia Clifford, died 1894.
###Francesca Clifford.

¹He acceeded there.
²daughter: [http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/cgi-bin/gedlkup/n=royal?royal45882|http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/cgi-bin/gedlkup/n=royal?royal45882] ; sister: [http://www.thepeerage.com/p1269.htm#i12687|http://www.thepeerage.com/p1269.htm#i12687] .


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