Events in ... 1842 ...

Before 1842 John Errington of High Warden Northumberland -1842 died. Some sources given 1824 but since his daughter was born in 1842 we have adjusted his death date accordingly.

In 1842 Thomas Grey 5th Baron Walsingham 1804-1870 (37) and Augusta-Louisa Frankland Baroness Walsingham -1844 were married. Augusta-Louisa Frankland Baroness Walsingham -1844 by marriage Baroness Walsingham of Walsingham in Norfolk.

In 1842 Alice Magdalene Grey Egerton 1842-1925 was born to Thomas Grosvenor 2nd Earl Wilton 1799-1882 (42) and Mary Smith-Stanley Countess Wilton.

In 1842 Mary Caroline Hervey Countess Erne 1753-1842 (89) died.

In 1842 Henry Arthur Lascelles 1842-1913 was born to William Lascelles 1798-1851 (43) and Caroline Georgiana Howard Baroness Dover 1803-1881 (38).

In 1842 William Francis Montagu 1800-1842 (42) died.

In 1842 Charles Wellesley 1808-1858 (33) was elected as MP South Hampshire.

In 1842 Cecil Charles Foley Wellesley 1842-1916 was born to Henry Richard Charles Wellesley 1st Earl Cowley 1804-1884 (37).

In 1842 Reginald Courtenay Bishop 1813-1906 (29) was appointed as Rector at Thornton Watlass, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire.

In 1842 Charlotte Stewart Baronetess Crofton 1777-1842 (65) died.

In 1842 James Brownlow William Gascoyne-Cecil 2nd Marquess Salisbury 1791-1868 (50) was appointed 692nd Knight Garter: Victoria.

In 1842 Gwendolen Ondine Herbert Herbert 1842- was born to Henry John George Herbert 3rd Earl Carnarvon 1800-1849 (41) and Henrietta Anna Howard-Molyneux-Howard Countess Carnarvon 1804-1876 (37).

In 1842 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (30) was appointed as Governor Jamaica.

In 1842 Eliza Maria Campbell 1795-1842 (47) died.

In 1842 Juliana Isabella Mary Dawkins-Pennant -1842 died.

In 1842 Octavius Duncombe 1817-1879 (24) and Emily Caroline Campbell 1819-1911 (23) were married.

In 1842 Anne Frankland -1842 died.

In 1842 John Hay-Williams and Sarah Elizabeth Amherst 1801-1876 (40) were married.

In 1842 Robert Jocelyn 1816-1854 (25) was elected as MP King's Lynn.

In 1842 Blanche Osborne 1842-1917 was born to George Godolphin Osborne 8th Duke Leeds 1802-1872 (39) and Harriet Emma Leveson-Gower Duchess Leeds 1800-1852 (42).

In 1842 Charles Bathurst 1802-1842 (40) died.

In 1842 Joseph Monroe Hinds 1842-1905 was born.

In 1842 Henry de la Poer Beresford 3rd Marquess Waterford 1811-1859 (30) and Louisa Anne Stuart Marchioness Waterford 1818-1891 (23) were married. Louisa Anne Stuart Marchioness Waterford 1818-1891 (23) by marriage Marchioness Waterford.

In 1842 Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 2nd Duke Buckingham and Chandos 1797-1861 (44) was appointed 691st Knight Garter: Victoria.

Jan 1842

23 Jan 1842

On 23 Jan 1842 George Murray 1772-1846 (69) and Louisa Paget 1777-1842 (64) were married.

On 23 Jan 1842 Louisa Paget 1777-1842 (64) died.

28 Jan 1842

On 28 Jan 1842 William Harry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland 1766-1842 (75) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham. His son Henry Vane 2nd Duke Cleveland 1788-1864 (54) succeeded as 2nd Duke Cleveland (2C 1833), 3rd Earl Darlington, 3rd Viscount Barnard, 6th Baron Barnard. Sophia Poulett Duchess Cleveland 1785-1859 (56) by marriage Duchess Cleveland (2C 1833). Monument to William Harry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland 1766-1842 (75) in St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham. Sculpted by Richard Westmacott 1775-1856 (66).

On 28 Jan 1842 William Barrington 1842-1922 was born to William Keppel Barrington 6th Viscount Barrington 1793-1867 (48) and Jane Elizabeth Liddell Viscountess Barrington 1804-1883 (37).

After 28 Jan 1842 Henry Vane 2nd Duke Cleveland 1788-1864 (54) was appointed 693rd Knight Garter: Victoria.

Mar 1842

03 Mar 1842

On 03 Mar 1842 Arthur Strutt 1842-1877 was born to Edward Strutt 1st Baron Belper 1801-1880 (40) and Amelia Harriet Otter Baroness Belper 1817-1890 (25).

20 Mar 1842

On 20 Mar 1842 George Parker 4th Earl Macclesfield 1755-1842 (87) died. His brother Thomas Parker 5th Earl Macclesfield 1763-1850 (79) succeeded as 5th Earl Macclesfield (2C 1721).

Around 1776 George Romney 1734-1802 (41). Portrait of George Parker 4th Earl Macclesfield 1755-1842 (20).

On 20 Mar 1842 George Fitzclarence 1st Earl Munster 1794-1842 (48) committed suicide. His son William Fitzclarence 2nd Earl Munster 1824-1901 (17) succeeded as 2nd Earl Munster.

Apr 1842

22 Apr 1842

On 22 Apr 1842 Henry Boyle 3rd Earl Shannon 1771-1842 (70) died. His son Richard Boyle 4th Earl Shannon 1809-1868 (32) succeeded as 4th Earl Shannon. Emily Henrietta Seymour-Conway Countess Shannon by marriage Countess Shannon.

Jun 1842

03 Jun 1842

On 03 Jun 1842 Ernest Saxe-Coburg-Gotha II Duke Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1818-1893 (23) and Alexandrine Baden Duchess Saxe-Coburg-Gotha were married.

05 Jun 1842

On 05 Jun 1842 Thomas Henry Lister 1800-1842 (42) died.

08 Jun 1842

On 08 Jun 1842 Henry Parnell 1st Baron Congleton 1776-1842 (65) committed suicide by hanging having suffered for some time from ill-health and melancholy.

10 Jun 1842

On 10 Jun 1842 Abraham Creighton 2nd Earl Erne 1765-1842 (77) died. His nephew John Creighton 3rd Earl Erne 1802-1885 (39) succeeded as 3rd Earl Erne of Crom Castle in County Fermanagh.

21 Jun 1842

On 21 Jun 1842 George Rodney 3rd Baron Rodney 1782-1842 (60) died. His brother Thomas James Rodney 4th Baron Rodney 1784-1843 (58) succeeded as 4th Baron Rodney of Rodney Stoke in Somerset.

28 Jun 1842

On 28 Jun 1842 John Frederick Vaughan Campbell 2nd Earl Cawdor 1817-1898 (25) and Sarah Mary Compton Cavendish Countess Cawdor 1813-1881 (28) were married.

On 28 Jun 1842 James Nugent Boyle Bernardo Townshend 1785-1842 (56) died.

Jul 1842

22 Jul 1842

On 22 Jul 1842 Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet Rawdon-Hastings 4th Marquess Hastings 1842-1868 was born to George Augustus Francis Rawdon-Hastings 2nd Marquess Hastings 1808-1844 (34) and Barbara Yelverton Marchioness Hastings 1810-1858 (32).

Aug 1842

On Aug 1842 Florence Cecilia Paget Marchioness Hastings 1842-1907 was born to Henry Paget 2nd Marquess Anglesey 1797-1869 (45) and Henrietta Bagot Marchioness Anglesey.

03 Aug 1842

On 03 Aug 1842 Cecil Weld-Forester 5th Baron Forester 1842-1917 was born to Orlando Weld-Forester 4th Baron Forester 1813-1894 (29).

On 03 Aug 1842 Harry Chichester 2nd Baron Templemore 1821-1906 (21) and Laura Caroline Jane Paget Baroness Templemore were married (he was her half first-cousin once-removed). Laura Caroline Jane Paget Baroness Templemore by marriage Baroness Templemore of Templemore in Donegal.

30 Aug 1842

On 30 Aug 1842 Alexandra "Lina" Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov 1842-1849 was born to Alexander Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov 1818-1881 (24) and Maria Alexandrovna Hesse-Darmstadt 1824-1880 (18).

Sep 1842

26 Sep 1842

On 26 Sep 1842 Richard Wellesley 1st Marquess Wellesley 1760-1842 (82) died at Kingston House, Knightsbridge, Kensington. His brother William Wellesley-Pole 3rd Earl Mornington 1763-1845 (79) succeeded as 3rd Earl Mornington (1C 1760), 3rd Viscount Wellesley of Dangan Castle. Katherine Forbes Countess Mornington 1761- by marriage Countess Mornington (1C 1760).

28 Sep 1842

On 28 Sep 1842 Mary Rebecca Fitzgerald 1777-1842 (65) died.

Oct 1842

10 Oct 1842

On 10 Oct 1842 Duncombe Pleydell-Bouverie 1842-1909 was born to William Pleydell-Bouverie 5th Earl Radnor 1841-1900 (1) and Mary Augusta Frederica Grimston Countess Radnor 1821-1879 (21).

12 Oct 1842

On 12 Oct 1842 Georgina Elizabeth Moncrieffe Countess Bradford 1790-1842 (52) died.

22 Oct 1842

On 22 Oct 1842 Anne Lucy Errington Baroness Arundel Wardour 1842-1934 was born to John Errington of High Warden Northumberland -1842.

25 Oct 1842

On 25 Oct 1842 Robert John Verney 25th Baron Latimer, 17th Baron Willoughby de Broke 1809-1862 (33) and Georgiana Jane Taylor were married.

27 Oct 1842

On 27 Oct 1842 Charles Lyttelton 8th Viscount Cobham 1842-1922 was born to George William Lyttelton 4th Baron Lyttelton 1817-1876 (25) and Mary Glynne.

Dec 1842

16 Dec 1842

On 16 Dec 1842 Mary Elizabeth Kitty Moreton Countess Desmond, Countess Denbigh 1798-1842 (44) died at Eaton Place, Belgravia, Westminster.

18 Dec 1842

On 18 Dec 1842 Frances Dormer -1842 died.

20 Dec 1842

On 20 Dec 1842 Edward Ignatius Arundell 1842-1896 was born to Henry Benedict Arundell 11th Baron Arundel Wardour 1804-1862 (38) and Theresa Stourton Baroness Arundel Wardour 1812-1878 (30).

24 Dec 1842

On 24 Dec 1842 Blanche Craven Countess Coventry 1842-1930 was born to William Craven 2nd Earl Craven 1809-1866 (33) and Emily Mary Grimston Countess Craven 1816-1901 (26).