The Hon Edward Monckton

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About The Hon Edward Monckton

The Honourable Edward Monckton, youngest son of John First Viscount Galway by his second wife. Married Sophia, daughter of George, Lord Pigot of Patshull by whom he had issue 14 children eleven of whom survived him. He was a member of the House of Commons and more than 50 years an acting magistrate of the county of Staffordshire.

Children:

1. Edward (1777 - 17 March 1848) succeeded his father at Somerford; barrister of Middle Temple, acting magistrate and lieutenant Colonel of Yeomanry of Staffordshire; died unmarried aged 70;

2. George (15 Aug 1778 - 29 Dec 1858) of Somerford died aged 90 and interred at Coven;

3. John (21 July 1779 - 14 June 1852) of Fineshade Abbey, Northamptonshire ; died aged 73 and interred at Seaton;

4. Henry (11 Dec 1780 - 29 June 1854) of Stretton Hall; a general in the army; died aged 74, interred in Stretton;

5. Sophia (?1783 - 12 May 1833) unmarried, aged 50;

6. Mary Leonora (1784 - 11 Nov 1791) died aged 7;

7. Leonora (7 Sept 1785 - 17 Sept 1869) of Brewood Hall; died aged 84 and interred in a vault near the east end of the parish church of Brewood;

8. Philip (3 Mar 1787 - 6 Jan 1820) died aged 32 at Goruckpore, East Indies, of which district he was Judge and Magistrate; married Harriette Carter who died 6 Jan 1821; had 3 sons and 2 daughters;

9. Claud (1789 - 12 Aug 1814) unmarried, died aged 25 at Cape of Good Hope and is buried there;

10. Robert (14 Aug 1790 - 29 Mar 1853) died aged 63;

11. Hugh (17 Feb 1792 - 1 Nov 1842) Rector of Seaton, Rutlandshire, died aged 50 and interred at Seaton;

12. Anna Maria Monckton (15 Feb 1794 - 30 June 1878) died aged 84, buried in churchyard at Brewood;

13. William (19 Apr 1796 - 23 Jan 1874) died aged 78, interred at Clifton;

14. Emma Francis Monckton (27 Apr 1800 - 23 Apr 1872) died aged 72, interred at Coven.

Information obtained from www.brewoodchurch.org.uk/gravestones

Brewood parish church: St Mary the Virgin & St Chad

Diocese of Lichfield, Staffordshire -------------------- JP

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The Hon Edward Monckton's Timeline

1744
November 3, 1744
1776
March 14, 1776
Age 31
India
1777
1777
Age 32
1778
August 15, 1778
Age 33
1779
July 21, 1779
Age 34
1780
December 11, 1780
Age 36
1780
- 1812
Age 35
1783
1783
Age 38
1784
1784
Age 39
1785
September 7, 1785
Age 40