A Gainsborough Portrait

Marriage certificate of James Unwin and “Frances Wheeler” describing herself as a “widow” 13 December 1762
1857 lithograph of Wootton Lodge
Mrs James Unwin by Thomas Gainsborough — image © Philip Mould
Mrs Smith Barwell (nee Unwin) by James Northcote 1803 © Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Memorial tablet to James and Frances Unwin, St Peter’s Church, Ellastone, Staffordshire
Memorial tablet to James William Edward Wheeler Unwin (1763–1818) © militaryimages.net
James Unwin’s children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren (some non-surviving, non-inheriting issue omitted)



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Barbara Rich

Barbara Rich


English barrister & mediator — specialising in disputed succession & decision-making for people who lack mental capacity