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1. Catherine BARTON


  • Born: Mar 1688, Hampshire County, England
  • Marriage (1): Catherine BARTON in 1717
  • Died: 23 May 1737 at age 49
  • Buried: Westminster Abbey, London, England

bullet  General Notes:

OCCUPATION: Succeeded Sir Isaac Newton as England's "Master of the Royal Mint" after Newton's death
NOTEWORTHY: John was educated at Westminster School and Cambridge University;
Member of Parliament for Whitchurch, Hampshire;
Recorded biographical material about Sir Isaac Newton;
Commissioned the Westminster Abbey Tomb of Sir Isaac Newton;
In 1711 he was Judge Advocate in Portugal with the British forces and was a Captain of Dragoons;
Sir Isaac Newton took up residence towards the end of his life at the home of John & Catherine Conduitt in Cranbury Park, near Winchester
BURIAL: A black & white marble monument dedicated to John Conduitt is located at Westminster Abbey

bullet  Research Notes:

-- The Peerage, by Darryl Lundy (
-- Westminster Abbey (
-- Wikipedia (
-- Andrew McNab, Virtual Museum of Sir Isaac Newton (


John married Catherine BARTON, daughter of Rev. Robert BARTON and Hannah SMITH, in 1717. (Catherine BARTON was born in 1679 in England, christened on 25 Nov 1679 in Brigstock, Northampton District, England, died on 20 Jan 1739 and was buried in Westminster Abbey, London, England.)

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