Bosanquet, Samuel (1768 -1843)
Samuel Bosanquet, born into an old Huguenot family, was the eldest son of Samuel Bosanquet, Governor of the Bank of England, of Forest House, Essex, and Dingestow Court, Monmouth, and Eleanor daughter of Henry Lannoy Hunter, of Beech Hill in Berkshire. He married, 19 January 1798, Laetitia Philippa, younger daughter of James Whatman Esq, of Vinters in Kent. The marriage produced twelve children. Samuel Bosanquet’s father purchased the estate of Dingestow in Monmouthshire in 1801, and in 1806 Samuel junior, succeeded to the property. He was a Justice of the Peace and a Deputy Lieutenant for Essex and Monmouth and High Sheriff of Monmouth in 1816.