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Margaret Byng (Master)

Birthplace: East Langdon, Kent, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Master and Joyce Master
Wife of Admiral Rt. Hon. George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington
Mother of Pattee Byng, 2nd Viscount Torrington; George Byng, 3rd Viscount Torrington; Robert Byng; Admiral John Byng and Sarah Osborne

Managed by: Ben M. Angel, still catching up
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About Margaret Byng

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Margaret Master:

Margaret Master [1]

  • F, #174845,
  • b. 22 February 1669/70,
  • d. 1 April 1756
  • Last Edited=14 Aug 2011

Margaret Master was born on 22 February 1669/70.[1] She was the daughter of James Master and Joyce Turnor.[1]

She married Admiral Rt. Hon. George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington, son of John Byng and Philadelphia Johnson, on 5 March 1690/91 at St. Paul's Church, Covent Gardens, London, England.

She died on 1 April 1756 at age 86.[1]

From 5 March 1690/91, her married name became Byng.[1]

Children of Margaret Master and Admiral Rt. Hon. George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington

  • 1. Pattee Byng, 2nd Viscount Torrington [2] b. 25 May 1699, d. 23 Jan 1746/47
  • 2. George Byng, 3rd Viscount Torrington+[1] b. 21 Sep 1701, d. 7 Apr 1750
  • 3. Admiral John Byng [3] b. 1704, d. 1757

Ben M. Angel notes: According to the Dictionary of the National Biography, in addition to this, there are eight other sons and four daughters.


  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/1, page 792. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 3, page 3918. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 3. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
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Margaret Byng's Timeline

February 22, 1670
East Langdon, Kent, England
May 25, 1699
Age 29
September 21, 1701
Age 31
Southills, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Age 32
Age 33
April 1, 1756
Age 86