Biography of Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885

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On 20 Dec 1804 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 was born to Edward Seymour 11th Duke Somerset 1775-1855 (29) and Charlotte Hamilton Duchess Somerset 1772-1827 (32).

On 16 Feb 1805 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 was baptised at St George's Church, Hanover Square, Parish of St George's Church, Mayfair, Westminster.

Around 1816 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (11) educated at Eton College, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire.

Around 1818 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (13) educated at Christ Church College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire.

In 1827 Charlotte Hamilton Duchess Somerset 1772-1827 (55) died.

In 1830 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (25) was elected as MP Okehampton.

On 10 Jun 1830 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (25) and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 (20) were married at Grosvenor Square, Belgravia, Westminster.

On 01 Jan 1832 Jane Hermione Seymour Baronetess Graham 1832-1909 was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (27) and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 (22).

On 12 Jan 1833 Ulrica Frederica Jane Seymour 1833-1916 was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (28) and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 (23).

In 1834 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (29) was elected as MP Totnes.

On 17 Jul 1835 Edward Adolphus Ferdinand Seymour 1835-1869 was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (30) and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 (25) at Dover Street, Piccadilly, Westminster.

In 1839 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (34) was appointed as Joint Secretary to the Board of Control.

On Jun 1841 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (36) was appointed as Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department.

On 19 Aug 1841 Edward Percy Seymour 1841-1865 was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (36) and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 (31).

In 1846 Helen Guendolen Seymour 1846-1910 was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (41) and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 (36).

In 1847 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (42) was appointed as Royal Commission on the British Museum.

In 1849 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (44) was appointed as First Commissioner of Woods and Forests.

On Aug 1851 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (46) was appointed as First Commissioner of Works.

On Oct 1851 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (46) was appointed as Privy Council.

On 15 Aug 1855 Edward Seymour 11th Duke Somerset 1775-1855 (80) died at Somerset House (40), Park Lane, Mayfair, Westminster. He was buried at Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, Kensington. His son Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (50) succeeded as 12th Duke Somerset (4C 1547). Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 (45) by marriage Duchess Somerset (4C 1547).

In 1859 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (54) was appointed as First Lord of the Admiralty.

In 1862 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (57) was appointed 730th Knight Garter: Victoria.

In 1863 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (58) was created as Earl St Maur of Berry Pomeroy in Devon. Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 (53) by marriage Countess St Maur of Berry Pomeroy in Devon.

On 14 Dec 1884 Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 (75) died.

On 28 Dec 1885 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (81) died. His brother Archibald Seymour 13th Duke Somerset 1810-1891 (74) succeeded as 13th Duke Somerset (4C 1547).

27 Jan 1916. Times Newspaper Obituaries. The death of Lady Ulrica Thynne took place on Wednesday at 30, Grosvenor-gardens. She was the second daughter of the 12th Duke of Somerset and was born in 1833. She married, in 1858, Lord Henry Frederick Thynne, second son of the third Marquess of Bath, who was Treasurer of the Household to Queen Victoria and for over 25 years M.P. for South Wilts. There were four sons and two daughters of the marriage. The funeral will be at Findon, near Worthing, on Monday, at 1 o'clock.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Seymour

Maternal Family Tree: Catherine Cochrane Countess Galloway 1709-1786

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 28 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 18 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 24 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 19 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 13 Grand Son of King Edward III England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of James IV King Scotland 1473-1513

Kings Franks: Great x 19 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 15 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Edward Seymour 11th Duke Somerset 1775-1855 15 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


GrandFather: Webb Seymour 10th Duke Somerset 1718-1793 14 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great GrandFather: Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset 1695-1757 13 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward Seymour 5th Baronet Seymour 1661-1740 12 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708 11 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Wale


Great x 2 GrandMother: Laetitia Popham Baronetess Seymour -1738


Great x 3 GrandFather: Francis Popham 1646-1674


Great GrandMother: Mary Webb Duchess Somerset 1697-1768


Great x 2 GrandFather: Daniel Webb of Monkton Farleigh 1661-1716


Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Webb 1640-1700


GrandMother: Anne Maria Bonnell Duchess Somerset -1802


Mother: Charlotte Hamilton Duchess Somerset 1772-1827 12 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England


GrandFather: Archibald Hamilton 9th Duke Hamilton, 6th Duke Brandon 1740-1819 11 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great GrandFather: James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton, 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743 10 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 2 GrandFather: James Hamilton 4th Duke Hamilton, 1st Duke Brandon 1658-1712 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Hamilton 3rd Duke Hamilton 1634-1694 8 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Hamilton 3rd Duchess Hamilton 1632-1716 9 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England


Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Gerard Duchess Brandon 1680-1743 10 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England


Great x 3 GrandFather: Digby Gerard 5th Baron Gerard 1662-1684 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Gerard Baroness Gerard


Great GrandMother: Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon 1710-1771


Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward Spencer 1669-1728


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Spencer 1638-1709


GrandMother: Harriet Stewart Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon -1788 12 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England


Great GrandFather: Alexander Stewart 6th Earl Galloway 1694-1773 11 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 2 GrandFather: James Stewart 5th Earl Galloway 1670-1746 10 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 3 GrandFather: Alexander Stewart 3rd Earl Galloway -1690


Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Douglas Countess Galloway 9 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England


Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine Montgomerie Countess Galloway 12 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England


Great x 3 GrandFather: Alexander Montgomerie 9th Earl Eglinton 1660-1729 11 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Cochrane


Great GrandMother: Catherine Cochrane Countess Galloway 1709-1786 17 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Cochrane 4th Earl Dundonald 1687-1720 16 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Cochrane 2nd Earl Dundonald 1660-1690 15 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216