Manuscripts and Special Collections

Biography of Sir Juckes Granville Juckes-Clifton, 8th Baronet (1769-1852)

Juckes was the second son of Sir Gervase Clifton, 6th Baronet, and his wife Frances. He was educated at Rugby School.

In 1790 he succeeded to the estate of his great-uncle the Rev. Juckes Egerton, of Trelydon, Montgomeryshire, and assumed by Royal Licence the sole surname of Juckes. He succeeded his brother Sir Robert Clifton as 8th Baronet in 1837, and consequently took the additional surname of Clifton by Royal Licence.

He served as High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire in 1840.

Sir Juckes restored the church at Clifton at his own expense in 1852.


He married in 1794 Margaret, daughter of James de Lancy of Bath. They had no children.

He married 2ndly, in 1821, Marianne (d 1860), daughter of John Swinfen of Swinfen, Staffordshire, and had:

Archive Collections

  • Title deeds, settlements, estate and legal papers relating to Sir Juckes Clifton's ownership of his estates are part of the Clifton collection held in Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham



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