Hester Grenville, Countess of Chatham

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Lady Hester Pitt (Grenville), Countess of Chatham

Also Known As: "Lady Chatham"
Birthplace: Wotton underwood, Buckinghamshire
Death: April 03, 1803 (82)
Burton Pynsent, Somerset
Place of Burial: London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Grenville and Hester Grenville (Temple), 1st Countess Temple
Wife of William Pitt the Elder, Prime Minister of Great Britain
Mother of Hester Stanhope; General John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham; Harriot Eliot; William Pitt the Younger; James Charles Pitt and 2 others
Sister of Richard Grenville, 2nd Earl Temple; Rt. Hon. George Grenville, Prime Minister of Great Britain; Rt. Hon. James Grenville; Hon. Henry Grenville; Captain Thomas Henry Grenville and 2 others

Occupation: Countess of Chatham
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About Hester Grenville, Countess of Chatham


8 November 1720–13 September 1749: Miss Hester Grenville

13 September 1749–18 October 1749: The Hon. Miss Hester Grenville

18 October 1749–16 November 1754: The Lady Hester Grenville

16 November 1754–4 December 1761: The Lady Hester Pitt

4 December 1761–4 August 1766: The Right Honourable The Baroness Chatham

4 August 1766–11 May 1778: The Right Honourable The Countess of Chatham

11 May 1778–9 April 1803: The Right Honourable The Dowager Countess of Chatham

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Hester Grenville, Countess of Chatham's Timeline

November 8, 1720
Wotton underwood, Buckinghamshire
December 6, 1720
Wotton, Kent
October 18, 1755
England (United Kingdom)
October 9, 1756
Chatham, Medway, England, United Kingdom
April 18, 1758
England (United Kingdom)
May 28, 1759
Bromley, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
April 24, 1761
Canon Frome, Hertfordshire, England (United Kingdom)
December 22, 1798
Sawston, Cambridgeshire, England (United Kingdom)
April 3, 1803
Age 82
Burton Pynsent, Somerset