John Stratford, 1st Earl of Aldborough

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About John Stratford, 1st Earl of Aldborough

Born at Ormond, he was the son of Edward Stratford and his first wife Elizabeth Baisley, daughter of Euseby Baisley. He was a descendant of the English Stratford family[ and was educated at Kilkenny College and at Trinity College, Dublin

John Stratford matriculated at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, on 8 May 1716

Career


  1. held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Baltinglass between 1721 and 1763.
  2. held the office of Sheriff of Kildare in 1727.
  3. held the office of Sheriff of Wicklow in 1736.
  4. held the office of Sheriff of Wexford in 1739.
  5. was created 1st Baron of Baltinglass, co. Wicklow [Ireland] on 21 May 1763
  6. was created 1st Viscount Aldborough, of Belan, co. Kildare [Ireland] on 22 July 1776.
  7. was created 1st Earl of Aldborough, of the Palatinate of Upper Ormond [Ireland] on 9 February 1777.
  8. was created 1st Viscount Amiens [Ireland] on 9 February 1777.

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