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Charlotte Seymour, Countess of Aylesford

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bloomsbury Square, London, Middlsex, England
Death: Died in Aylesford, Kent, England
Place of Burial: Packington, Leicestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset and Charlotte Finch, Duchess of Somerset
Wife of Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Aylesford
Mother of Heneage Finch, 4th Earl of Aylesford; Lord Charles Finch of Aylesford; Lady Charlotte Finch of Aylesford; Adml.Hon. William Clement Finch; Frances Legge, Countess of Dartmouth and 6 others
Sister of Frances Manners
Half sister of Frances Manners; Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset,; Elizabeth O'Brien; Catherine Wyndham; Anne Osbourne and 1 other

Managed by: Susan Mary Rayner (Green) (RYAN)
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About Charlotte Seymour, Countess of Aylesford

  • 'Lady Charlotte Seymour1
  • 'F, #10678, b. 21 September 1730, d. 15 February 1805
  • Last Edited=1 Jan 2004
  • Consanguinity Index=0.0%
  • ' Lady Charlotte Seymour was born on 21 September 1730.1 She was the daughter of Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset and Lady Charlotte Finch.1 She married Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Aylesford, son of Heneage Finch, 2nd Earl of Aylesford and Mary Fisher, on 6 October 1750 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England, with a fortune of £50,000.1 She died on 15 February 1805 at age 74 at Aylesford, Kent, England.1 She was buried at Packington, Warwickshire, England.1
  • ' Her married name became Finch. As a result of her marriage, Lady Charlotte Seymour was styled as Countess of Aylesford on 29 June 1757.
  • 'Children of Lady Charlotte Seymour and Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Aylesford
    • 1.Lady Frances Finch+2 d. 21 Nov 1838
    • 2.Heneage Finch, 4th Earl of Aylesford+1 b. 4 Jul 1751, d. 21 Oct 1812
    • 3.Hon. Charles Finch+3 b. 4 Jun 1752, d. 17 Dec 1819
  • Citations
  • 1.[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 I, page 365. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 375.
  • 3.[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 150. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.
  • From: http://thepeerage.com/p1068.htm#i10678
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  • 'Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Aylesford (6 November 1715 – 9 May 1777), styled Lord Guernsey between 1719 and 1757, was a British peer and politician.
  • 'Finch was the son of Heneage Finch, 2nd Earl of Aylesford, and Mary, daughter of Sir Clement Fisher, 3rd Baronet. He was educated at University College, Oxford.[1]
  • As Lord Guernsey, he sat as Member of Parliament for Leicestershire from 1739 to 1741[1][2] and for Maidstone from 1741 to 1747 and again from 1754 to 1757.[1][3] The latter year he succeeded his father in the earldom and entered the House of Lords.
  • 'Lord Aylesford married Lady Charlotte, daughter of Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, in 1750. She was reputed to be worth £50,000. They had twelve children:
    • Heneage Finch, 4th Earl of Aylesford (1751–1812)
    • Hon. Charles Finch (1752–1819)
    • Adm. Hon. William Clement Finch (25 May 1753 – 30 September 1794), married Mary Brouncker on 2 August 1789 and had issue
    • Lady Charlotte Finch (13 May 1754 – 7 July 1808), married Henry Howard, 12th Earl of Suffolk on 14 August 1777 and had issue
    • Capt. Hon. John Finch (22 May 1755 – 29 June 1777), Coldstream Guards, mortally wounded at the Battle of Short Hills
    • Gen. Hon. Edward Finch (26 April 1756 – 27 October 1843)
    • Rev. Hon. Daniel Finch (3 April 1757 – October 1840), prebendary of Gloucester and Fellow of All Souls'
    • Hon. Henry Allington Finch (26 February 1760 – 19 November 1780)
    • Lady Frances Finch (9 February 1761 – 21 November 1838), married George Legge, 3rd Earl of Dartmouth on 29 September 1782 and had issue
    • Lady Maria Elizabeth Finch (7 October 1766 – 20 October 1848)
    • Lady Henrietta Constantia Finch (3 June 1769 – 1814)
  • Lord Aylesford died at Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London, in May 1777, aged 61, and was succeeded in the earldom by his eldest son, Heneage. The Countess of Aylesford died at Aylesford, Kent, in February 1805, aged 74.[1]
  • References
    • 1.^ a b c d thepeerage.com Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Aylesford
    • 2.^ leighrayment.com House of Commons: Leicester to Lichfield
    • 3.^ leighrayment.com House of Commons: Macclesfield to Marylebone West
  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heneage_Finch,_3rd_Earl_of_Aylesford
  • See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Seymour,_6th_Duke_of_Somerset
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Charlotte Seymour, Countess of Aylesford's Timeline

1730
September 21, 1730
Bloomsbury Square, London, Middlsex, England
September 27, 1730
Saint Martin In The Fields, Westminster, London, England
1750
October 6, 1750
Age 20
St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England
1751
July 4, 1751
Age 20
Sion House, London, England
1752
June 4, 1752
Age 21
1754
May 13, 1754
Age 23
1756
April 26, 1756
Age 25
1757
April 3, 1757
Age 26
1758
May 27, 1758
Age 27
June 11, 1758
Age 27