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Harriett Wilson (Dubochet)

Also Known As: "Harriett Du Bochet", "Harriett Willson", "Harriett Wilson"
Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: March 10, 1845 (59)
Chelsea, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John James Dubochet and Amelia Dubochet
Wife of William Henry Rochford
Sister of Fanny Dubochet; Amy Dubochet; Julia Elizabeth Dubochet; Charlotte Du Bouchet; Jane Wilson and 1 other

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About Harriett Wilson

Harriett Wilson (Dubochet)

Father was a Swiss Clock Maker in Mayfair, London of Swiss Nationality who took the name Wilson in 1801. Her parents had 15 children.

Lovers included:

  • William Craven, 1st Earl of Craven commenced relations at age 15
  • Prince of Wales later George IV (promised her £20,000 and did not pay)
  • Lord Chancellor
  • four future Prime Ministers of England (Charles James Fox,)
  • Settled down with the Duke of Argyle for a time, until he left to live in Scotland
  • Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
  • deeply loved Lord John Ponsonby but he became intrigued by her 14 year old sister Amy
  • The Duke of Lorne moved to her sister Amy

Harriette was a writer:


Read the "scathing" Obituary printed about her in South Australia, Australia

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Harriett Wilson's Timeline

February 22, 1786
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
March 10, 1845
Age 59
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom