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Richard Pigot

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of George Pigot, 1st Baron Pigot Bt and Catherine Hill
Brother of Sophia Monckton; Leonora Russell; George Pigot, Maj. Snr, SV/PROG and Hugh Pigot

Managed by: Sheila Anne Gordon
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About Richard Pigot

1793: Richard entered the Army as Captain of a new independent company of foot;

1798: became a Captain of Dragoons;

1804: attained his majority;

1806 was with the 21st Light Dragoons at the taking of the Cape, stationed there for over 12 years (1806 Major, 1809 Lt Col, 1811 Col);

He died a General, and a knight, at the age of 94, having retired to live in the house in Chievely originally owned by his brother George;

Buried in Chievely churchyard.

(from "Dark Bright Land" by V.M. Fitzroy)

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Richard Pigot's Timeline

Age 94