Hector William Bower Monro, 2nd of Edmondsham

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Hector William Bower Monro

Death: March 20, 1842 (45)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Monro, 1st of Edmonsham and Philadelphia Bower
Husband of Henrietta Lewina Tregonwell
Father of Hector Monro, 3rd of Edmondsham and Mary Monro
Brother of Mary Monro; Isabella Monro and Eleanor Monro

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Hector William Bower Monro, 2nd of Edmondsham

Biographical Summary

"II. Hector William Bower Monro of Edmondsham, formerly of Ewell Castle, Surrey, born on the 1st of December, 1796, and called Hector after his godfather. Sir Hector Munro, VIII. of Novar. He was appointed Lieutenant in the 32nd Regiment, on the 19th of June, 1817. On the 6th of July, 1825, he married Henrietta Lewina, only daughter of Lewis Dimoke Grosvenor Tregonwell of Anderson and Cranborne, Dorset, and of Ashington, Somerset, by his second wife, Henrietta, daughter of William Portman, of Bryanston, grandfather of Edward Berkley, first Lord Portman, with issue —

  • Hector, his heir and successor.
  • Eleanor, born on the 2nd of May, 1826, and on the 10th of April, 1844, married the Rev, George Barons Northcote of Somerset Court and Buckerell, Devon, with issue —
    • George Barons Northcote, born on the 16th of January, 1845, and married Charlotte Geraldine, daughter of the late General William Neville Custance, C.B., of Brook Heath, Hants, with issue — George Barons and Gwendoline Eleanor — twins — born on the 14th of November, 1884, and two other daughters.
    • Eleanor Geraldine, born in 1846, unmarried. Mrs Northcote died in March, 1848.
  • Isabella, born on the 6th of October, 1830. On the 23rd of July, 1852, she married John Hervey Elton Elwes of Stoke College, Suffolk, with issue —
    • Robert Hervey Monro, who was born on the 29th of May, 1853, married Louisa Herbert in 1873, and died in February, 1893.
    • Gervase Paget, born on the 4th of November, 1855 ; and
    • Isabel Mary, who in November, 1884, married William James Augustus Sullivan, of the Madras Civil Service, with issue — Henry and Iva. Mr Elwes died on the 2nd of August, 1869, his wife having predeceased him on the 8th of November, 1868.
  • Mary, born on the 8th of June, 1833, and on the 19th of September, i860, married General William Inglis, C.B., of Rickling Hall, Essex, eldest son of the late General Sir William Inglis, K.C.B., of the 57th Regiment, by his wife Margaret Mary Ann, eldest daughter of General William Raymond of the Lee, Essex, with issue —
    • William Raymond, born on the 22nd of May, 1862, Captain in the Norfolk Regiment, and married Ethel, daughter of Major-General T. F. Dixon, late 39th Regiment, with issue — four children.
    • Mabel Raymond, unmarried. Mary died on the 2nd of February, 1895.

Hector William Bower Monro, died at Ewell Castle on the 20th of March, 1842, and was succeeded by his only son."

SOURCE: History of the Munros of Fowlis: with genealogies of the principal families of the name to which are added those of Lexington and New England; Alexander Mackenzie; 1898; page 334

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