Peggy Coventry (Pitches) (c.1760 - 1840) MP

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About Peggy Coventry (Pitches)

Peggy Pitches was born circa 1760.1 She was the daughter of Sir Abraham Pitches and Jane Hassel.1 She married George William Coventry, 7th Earl of Coventry, son of George William Coventry, 6th Earl of Coventry and Maria Gunning, on 10 January 1783 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.1 She died on 15 January 1840 at Streatham, Surrey, England.1 Her will was probated in March 1840.1


Her married name became Coventry. As a result of her marriage, Peggy Pitches was styled as Countess of Coventry on 3 September 1809.

Children of Peggy Pitches and George William Coventry, 7th Earl of Coventry

  • Lady Barbara Coventry2 d. 4 Sep 1838
  • Lady Sophia Catherine Coventry2 d. 29 Mar 1875
  • George William Coventry, 8th Earl of Coventry+1 b. 16 Oct 1784, d. 15 May 1843
  • Lady Augusta Maria Coventry+2 b. c 1786, d. 1 Nov 1865
  • Hon. William James Coventry+3 b. 1 Jan 1797, d. 11 Mar 1877

Citations [* 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 475. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

  • [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 932. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 931.
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