Richard Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam

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Richard James Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam

Death: Died in Badgemore, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England
Place of Burial: Wilton Crescent, Belgravia, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Meade, 3rd Earl of Clanwilliam and Elizabeth Meade (Herbert), Countess Clanwilliam
Husband of Elizabeth Henrietta Meade, Countess of Clanwilliam
Father of Admiral Hon Sir Herbert Meade-Fetherstonhaugh, GCVO; Arthur Vesey Meade, 5th Earl of Clanwilliam MC; Richard Charles Meade, Lord Gillford; Elizabeth Selina Georgiana Dawson and Lady Adelaide Jane Colville
Brother of Hon Sir Robert Henry Meade

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About Richard Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam

"Admiral of the Fleet Richard James Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam, GCB, KCMG (3 October 1832 – 4 August 1907), styled Lord Gillford until 1879, was a Royal Navy officer. As a junior officer, he served at the Battle of Escape Creek and at the Battle of Fatshan Creek during the campaign against Chinese pirates. He also took part in the Battle of Canton, where he was severely wounded, during the Second Opium War.

As a senior officer Meade went on to be commander of the Steamship reserve at Portsmouth, commander of the Flying Squadron and Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station. His last appointment was as Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth."





[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 183.

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 241.

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Richard Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam's Timeline

October 3, 1832
June 17, 1867
Age 34
St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England
Age 35
Age 40
November 3, 1875
Age 43
August 4, 1907
Age 74
Badgemore, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England
August 8, 1907
Age 74
Wilton Crescent, Belgravia, Westminster, Middlesex, England