Francis Caulfeild, 17341775 (aged 41 years)

Name
Francis /Caulfeild/
Name prefix
Maj. the Hon.
Birth
1734 52 30
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Birth of a half-sister
Death of a mother
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Mary EyreView this family
64B56E154A814E9AB2D7BE06EA3ACA31BB87
Family with parents
father
16821734
Birth: 1682 27 25
Death: April 21, 1734Charlemont House, Jervis Street, Dublin
mother
Elizabeth Viscountess Charlemont with her son by Highmore
1702/03 CE1743
Birth: February 21, 1702/03 CE
Death: May 30, 1743Charlemont House, Jervis Street, Dublin
Marriage MarriageJanuary 17, 1722/23 CESt.Mary, Dublin
3 years
elder brother
17251727
Birth: November 11, 1725 43 22
Death: July 1727Charlemont House, Jervis Street, Dublin
3 years
elder brother
James 1st Earl of Charlemont by Livesay
17281799
Birth: August 18, 1728 46 25Castle Caulfeild, Co Tyrone
Death: August 4, 1799Charlemont House, Rutland Square, Dublin
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
17321733
Birth: about 1732 50 28Charlemont, Co Armagh
Death: December 24, 1733Charlemont House, Jervis Street, Dublin
2 years
elder sister
Alicia, Lady Kilmaine by Reynolds
17331797
Birth: about 1733 51 29Charlemont, Co Armagh
Death: December 17, 1797
2 years
himself
Maj. the Hon. Francis Caulfeild MP
17341775
Birth: 1734 52 30
Death: October 18, 1775Drowned in the Irish Sea
Mother’s family with Thomas Adderley
stepfather
17131791
Birth: 1713
Death: May 28, 1791Dublin
mother
Elizabeth Viscountess Charlemont with her son by Highmore
1702/03 CE1743
Birth: February 21, 1702/03 CE
Death: May 30, 1743Charlemont House, Jervis Street, Dublin
Marriage MarriageOctober 9, 1740
3 years
half-sister
1743
Birth: May 23, 1743 30 40Charlemont House, Jervis Street, Dublin
Family with Mary Eyre
himself
Maj. the Hon. Francis Caulfeild MP
17341775
Birth: 1734 52 30
Death: October 18, 1775Drowned in the Irish Sea
wife
17391775
Birth: 1739Eyrecourt, Co Galway
Death: October 18, 1775Drowned in the Irish Sea
Marriage MarriageOctober 7, 1760Eyrecourt, Co Galway
18 months
daughter
Eleanor Eyre Caulfeild
17621807
Birth: March 31, 1762 28 23Eyrecourt, Co Galway
Death: April 2, 1807
3 years
son
Maj. James Eyre Caulfeild
17651837
Birth: August 14, 1765 31 26
Death: January 8, 183737 Blessington Street, Dublin
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Educated by Mr Quintin. Ensign 27th Foot 25 Feb 1746. Entered Trinity College Dublin on 29 March 1751; BA 1754. Fought the Co Armagh by-election against William Brownlow in 1753, taking the side of Speaker Boyle against Primate Stone at the time of the Money Bill dispute. Lost but contested the result, his petition to the House of Commons being defeated 120 to 119. Major of Horse in 1755. Cornet in Lord George Sackville's Reg of Horse 1756. Burgess of Charlemont in 1756. MP for Co Armagh 1758-60. Captain of a Reg of Foot Nov 1758. Freedom of Galway Town 1760. High Sheriff of Co Galway 1764. MP for Charlemont 1761-1775 (1761-1763 with Henry Moore, and 1763-1775 with Sir Annesley Stewart). Major 19th Reg of Dragoons Jul 1761, and recorded as such again in 1768. Portrieve of Charlemont in 1768 and 1770. Left London on 9th November 1775 to take up his seat in the Irish Parliament. He, his wife, and three year old daughter drowned in the wreck of the 'Nonpariel' crossing the Irish Sea from Parkgate. With them were a Miss Matthews, who had been living with a relation of Mrs Caulfeild, and four servants. A newspaper report of the time states that they left one son at an Academy near London, and a daughter living with her grandparents at Eyrecourt in Ireland. On his death, Henry Grattan was returned as MP for Charlemont with Sir Annesley Stewart until 1790. Roxborough, later the seat of the 2nd and 3rd Earls of Charlemont, was built in in 1770 for Hon Francis as MP for Charlemont.

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Marriage Date: 27 AUG 1760 Place: Eyrecourt, Co Galway Marriage Date: OCT 1760 Place: Eyre Court, Co Galway«s160 Public Ledger 21 Oct 1760»