Sir William Musgrave, 6th Baronet Musgrave of Hayton

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William Musgrave

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Hayton Castle, Aspatria, Cumberland, England
Death: January 03, 1800 (64)
Place of Burial: Westminster, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Richard Musgrave, 4th Baronet of Hayton and Anne Hylton
Husband of Hon. Isabella Byron
Brother of Sir Richard Hylton (Musgrave), 5th Baronet of Hayton and Sir Thomas Musgrave, 7th Baronet Musgrave of Hayton

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About Sir William Musgrave, 6th Baronet Musgrave of Hayton

Biographical Summary

"Sir William Musgrave, Baronet [S 1638], brother and heir male; born at Hayton Castle 6 October 1735; educated at Houghton-le-Spring school; entered Middle Temple 7 April 1753; Barrister, 5 May 1758, being Bencher, 2 May 1789, Reader, and subsequently (1795) Treasurer; succeeded to the Baronetcy, but not, apparently, to the family estates, 16 June 1765; was a Commissioner of Customs, 15 March 1763; F.R.S. 14 March 1774, becoming V.P. thereof in 1780; F.S.A. 12 November 1778, becoming V.P. thereof 1786; a trustee of he British Museum, 1783; a Commissioner of Accounts, July 1785. He married 10 December 1759, by special lic. at Whitehall, St Margaret's, Westminster, Isabella Dow. Countess of Carlisle, daughter of William (Byron), 4th Baron Byron of Rochdale, by his 3rd wife Frances, daughter of William (Berkeley), 4th Baron Berkeley of Stratton. She, who was born 10 November 1721, died 22 January 1795. He died s.p. 3 and was buried 16 January 1800, at St James', Westminster, aged 65."

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

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Sir William Musgrave, 6th Baronet Musgrave of Hayton's Timeline

October 8, 1735
Aspatria, Cumberland, England
January 3, 1800
Age 64
January 16, 1800
Age 64
Westminster, England