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About Leonora Pigot

Leonora received a fortune under her father's will and married 17 Oct. 1777 Claud Russell, member of the Madras Council; to the memory of her and her husband there is a tablet in Marylebone Church.

the following is from http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/INDIA/2000-04/0957131940 -

"Claud Russell's wife was Leonora Pigot, one of the two illegitimate daughters of Lord Pigot, the Governor of Madras who was later disgraced and died in illegal confinement. The mother of these daughters (but not of Pigot's natural sons, who had a different mother) was Mrs Joanna Eleanor Jackson, wife of Robert Jackson, Naval Captain and Country Trader and daughter of Samuel Hepburn (as explained in a letter to me from the India Office Records, 28 September 1973, citing "Vestiges of Old Madras", vol II, p 489)."

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Leonora Pigot's Timeline

1764
1764
1777
October 17, 1777
Age 13
1779
1779
Age 15
1780
1780
Age 16
India
1783
1783
Age 19
Berkshire, England
1787
1787
Age 23
Madras, India
1792
1792
Age 28
India
1796
1796
Age 32
Middlesex, England
1800
1800
Age 36
Berkshire, England
1800
Age 36