Caulfeild Family

Francis William 2nd Earl of Charlemont by Lawrence

Francis William CaulfeildAge: 88 years17751863

Name
Francis William Caulfeild
Name suffix
2nd Earl of Charlemont
Name prefix
Rt.Hon.
Birth January 3, 1775 46
Baptism March 13, 1775 (Age 2 months)
Birth of a brotherJames Thomas Caulfeild
August 1, 1776 (Age 18 months)
Baptism of a brotherJames Thomas Caulfeild
August 1, 1776 (Age 18 months)
Birth of a brotherHenry Francis Caulfeild
July 29, 1779 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherJames Thomas Caulfeild
September 8, 1793 (Age 18 years)
Burial of a brotherJames Thomas Caulfeild
September 12, 1793 (Age 18 years)
Death of a fatherJames Caulfeild
August 4, 1799 (Age 24 years)
Burial of a fatherJames Caulfeild
1799 (Age 23 years)
MarriageAnne BerminghamView this family
February 9, 1802 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1
James William Caulfeild
August 26, 1803 (Age 28 years)
Baptism of a sonJames William Caulfeild
September 17, 1803 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#2
William Francis Caulfeild
April 1805 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#3
William Francis Caulfeild
April 1805 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a daughter
#4
Maria Melosina Caulfeild
January 18, 1807 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonWilliam Francis Caulfeild
1807 (Age 31 years)

Death of a motherMary Hickman
March 30, 1807 (Age 32 years)
Burial of a sonWilliam Francis Caulfeild
March 30, 1807 (Age 32 years)
Burial of a motherMary Hickman
April 6, 1807 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Emily Charlotte Caulfeild
May 28, 1808 (Age 33 years)
Death of a sonJames William Caulfeild
January 13, 1823 (Age 48 years)
Burial of a sonJames William Caulfeild
February 5, 1823 (Age 48 years)
Death of a daughterMaria Melosina Caulfeild
March 1, 1827 (Age 52 years)
Burial of a daughterMaria Melosina Caulfeild
March 4, 1827 (Age 52 years)
Death of a daughterEmily Charlotte Caulfeild
November 2, 1829 (Age 54 years)
Burial of a daughterEmily Charlotte Caulfeild
December 16, 1829 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth Caulfeild
August 26, 1830 (Age 55 years)
Burial of a sisterElizabeth Caulfeild
September 30, 1830 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherHenry Francis Caulfeild
March 4, 1862 (Age 87 years)
Burial of a brotherHenry Francis Caulfeild
March 8, 1862 (Age 87 years)
Death December 26, 1863 (Age 88 years)
Burial December 31, 1863 (5 days after death)
Reference numberAnne BerminghamView this family

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 30, 1768St.Mary, Dublin
5 years
elder sister
13 months
himself
19 months
younger brother
James Thomas Caulfeild
Birth: August 1, 1776 47Charlemont House, Rutland Square, Dublin
Death: September 8, 1793Charlemont House, Rutland Square, Dublin
3 years
younger brother
Family with Anne Bermingham - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 9, 1802Dublin
18 months
son
James Viscount Caulfeild by H BoneJames William Caulfeild
Birth: August 26, 1803 28 22Charlemont House, Dublin
Death: January 13, 1823Abbeville, France
20 months
son
22 months
daughter
16 months
daughter
Lady Emily Charlotte Caulfeild by LawrenceEmily Charlotte Caulfeild
Birth: May 28, 1808 33 27Marino House, Clontarf, Dublin
Death: November 2, 1829Turin, Italy

Shared note

Educated by Rev Gilbert Austin and at Trinity College, Dublin. BA 1794. Captain in the Keady Cavalry 1796. MP for Co Armagh 1797-99. Elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy 1799. Captain Armagh Cavalry May 1800. Freedom of the City of Dublin 9th Oct 1800.

Following the Act of Union received £15,000 as compensation for the disenfranchisement of the Borough of Charlemont.

An Irish representative peer. The last of the Irish Peers elected at the Union of Ireland with Great Britain in 1800, he sat in the House of Lords for 63 years until his death.

Created a Knight of the Order of St Patrick on 19 Ocober 1831, as one of the four "extra" Knights nominated by Willam IV at his Coronation. By a Statute of the Order dated 24 January 1833 the number of Knights was permanently increased and these four Knights were absorbed into the regular establishment.

Elected a Member of the Privy Council on 13 February 1832.

Created Baron Charlemont, of Charlemont Co Armagh, in the peerage of the United Kingdom, with remainder to his brother Henry and his male issue, on 3 January 1837. He continued to sit in the House of Lords an an Earl, where he acted with the Whigs until his death.

Lord Lieutenant of Co Tyrone from 1839 and Custos Rotulorum from 1841 to his death.

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Marriage Place: Dublin Marriage Date: 9 FEB 1802,«s160 Aberdeen Journal 24 Mar 1802», «s151 Burkes Peerage 1975»

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