Sir Richard Hylton (Musgrave), 5th Baronet of Hayton

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Richard Hylton (Musgrave)

Birthdate: (31)
Death: June 16, 1755 (31)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Richard Musgrave, 4th Baronet of Hayton and Anne Hylton
Husband of Eleanor Hylton
Father of Eleanor Jolliffe
Brother of Sir William Musgrave, 6th Baronet Musgrave of Hayton and Sir Thomas Musgrave, 7th Baronet Musgrave of Hayton

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About Sir Richard Hylton (Musgrave), 5th Baronet of Hayton

Biographical Summary

"Sir Richard Musgrave, afterwards, 1746-55, </strong>Hylton, of Hlyton Castle</strong>, 1st son and heir, baptized at Aspatria, 13 October 1724; succeeded to the Baronetcy, 5 October 1739; matriculated at Oxford (Oriel Coll.), 16 February 1742/3, aged 18. In compliance with the will of his maternal uncle, John Hylton (who died 25 September 1746, aged 47), he, in 1746, took the name Hylton in lieu of that of Musgrave, on inheriting Hylton Castle and the other estates of that family. He married 17 November 1746, at Chester-le-Street, Eleanor, daughter and coheir of John Hedworth, of that place, being only child of his 1st wife, Susanne Sophia, daughter of William Pelsany, of London. He died intestate and s.p.m.s. 16 and was buried 24 June 1755, at St Martin's in the Fields. His widow died 1 and was buried there 5 June 1764."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 435-436

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Sir Richard Hylton (Musgrave), 5th Baronet of Hayton's Timeline

October 13, 1724
Aspatria, Cumberland, England
Age 28
June 16, 1755
Age 31
June 24, 1755
Age 31