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Falmouth, Earl of (UK, 1821 - 1852)

 

Creation: let.pat. 14 Jul 1821

 

Extinct: 29 Aug 1852

 

Family name: Boscawen

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Arms:

See Viscount Falmouth

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Edward [Boscawen], 4th Viscount Falmouth later 1st Earl of Falmouth

1st son and heir of George Evelyn [Boscawen], 3rd Viscount Falmouth, by his wife Elizabeth Anne Crewe, dau. and hrss. of John Crewe, of Bolesworth Castle, co. Chester

born

10 May 1787

mar.

27 Aug 1810 Anne Frances Bankes (b.8 Jul 1789; d. 1 May 1864), 1st dau. of Henry Bankes, of Kingston Lacy, co. Dorset, by his wife Frances Woodley, dau. of William Woodley, Governor of the Leeward Islands

only child

1. Hon George Henry Boscawen, later 2nd Earl of Falmouth

died

29 Dec 1841

created

14 Jul 1821 Earl of Falmouth

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Truro 1807-08; suc. his father 11 Feb 1808 as 4th Viscount Falmouth; Recorder of Christchurch, Truro and Penzance

 

George Henry [Boscawen], 2nd Earl of Falmouth

born

8 Jul 1811

died

29 Aug 1852

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for West Cornwall 1841; High Steward of Wallingford 1845

 

On the death of the 2nd Earl of Falmouth became extinct and the Viscountcy of Falmouth, etc., passed to his cousin, Evelyn Boscawen, who succeeded as 6th Viscount Falmouth.

 

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