Caulfeild Family

George 1st Baron Carpenter

George CarpenterAge: 75 years16571731/32 CE

Name
George Carpenter
Name suffix
1st Baron Carpenter
Birth February 10, 1657
MarriageAlice CaulfeildView this family
January 23, 1693/94 CE (February 2, 1694) (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#1
George Carpenter
April 20, 1697 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#2
James Carpenter
1699 (Age 41 years)

Death of a sonJames Carpenter
April 20, 1719 (Age 62 years)

Reference numberAlice CaulfeildView this family
yes

Marriage of a childGeorge CarpenterElizabeth PettyView this family
August 26, 1722 (Age 65 years)

Death of a wifeAlice Caulfeild
October 7, 1731 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a wifeAlice Caulfeild
October 10, 1731 (Age 74 years)
Death February 8, 1731/32 CE (February 19, 1732) (Age 75 years)

Burial February 13, 1731/32 CE (February 24, 1732) (5 days after death)
Family with Alice Caulfeild - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 23, 1693/94 CE (February 2, 1694)St.Edmund the King, London
3 years
son
3 years
son
John Margetson + Alice Caulfeild - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: January 27, 1677/78 CE (February 6, 1678)Dublin
12 years
step-daughter

Shared note

Of Longwood, Owslebury, Hampshire. Son of Warncomb Carpenter of Holme, Herefordshire. A page to Earl of Montagu in his embassy to the Court of France in 1671. In 1672 joined the 3rd Troop of Guards, rising through the ranks. After his marriage to Hon Alice Caulfeild, he used part of her dowry to purchase, on 10th March 1701 for 1800 guineas, the Kings Own Regiment of Dragoons, which he commanded until his death. Made Col in 1701, Brig-Gen in 1705 under Peterborough, acting as Quartermaster to the regiment of horse, in which he rose to become Lt-Colonel in 1708. This regiment was distinguished at the battles of Almanza in 1707 and Almenara in 1710. In 1715 he forced the rebels under Lord Derwentwater to surrender at Preston, thus securing the throne for the reigning family. On 6th July 1716 he was appointed Governor of Minorca, and subsequently commander-in-chief of all forces in Scotland, when he was elevated to the peerage on 29th May 1719 as Baron Carpenter of Killaghy, Co Kilkenny. MP for Newtonards in the Irish House of Commons 1703-05, for Whitchurch 1714-15, and for Westminster 1722-27. His grandson George was created Viscount Carlingford and Earl of Tyrconnel in 1761. His granddaughter Almeria married the Earl of Egremont.

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Marriage Date: 23 JAN 1693/94

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