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About Hugh Pigot
Born shortly before his father died (but never known to his father who was in India), he became the protege of his uncle of the same name; like his uncle he became an Admiral of the White, and was also knighted. Great favourite of King William IV. He was buried in Chievely churchyard. (From "Dark Bright Land" by V.M. Fitzroy).
Admiral Sir Hugh Pigot (1776 - 1857) was invested as a Knight Commander, Hanoverian Order (KCH); he gained the rank of Admiral of the White; he was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (KCB).