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Falmouth, Earl of (UK, 1821 - 1852)
Creation: let.pat. 14 Jul 1821
Extinct: 29 Aug 1852
Family name: Boscawen
See Viscount Falmouth
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
10 May 1787
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
1. Hon George Henry Boscawen, later 2nd Earl of Falmouth
29 Dec 1841
14 Jul 1821 Earl of Falmouth
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
8 Jul 1811
29 Aug 1852
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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