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

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Seymour

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 14 Grand Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 21 Grand Son of Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland 1001-1040

Kings Franks: Great x 20 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 15 Grand Son of John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364

Timeline

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

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 educated at Eton College, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire

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

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

On 10 Jun 1830 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 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 and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884

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

In 1834 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 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 and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 at Dover Street, Piccadilly, Westminster

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

On Jun 1841 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 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 and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884

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

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

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

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

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

On 15 Aug 1855 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 succeeded 12th Duke Somerset (4C 1547). Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset 1809-1884 by marriage Duke Somerset (4C 1547)

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

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

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

On 28 Dec 1885 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 died

Ancestry

Father: Edward Seymour 11th Duke Somerset 1775-1855

GrandFather: Webb Seymour 10th Duke Somerset 1718-1793

Great GrandFather: Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset 1695-1757

Great Great GrandFather: Edward Seymour 5th Baronet Seymour 1661-1740

Great Great GrandMother: Laetitia Popham Baronetess Seymour -1738

Great GrandMother: Mary Webb Duchess Somerset 1697-1768

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

GrandMother: Anne Maria Unknown Duchess Somerset

Mother: Charlotte Hamilton Duchess Somerset 1772-1827

GrandFather: Archibald Hamilton 9th Duke Hamilton, 6th Duke Brandon 1740-1819

Great GrandFather: James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton, 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743

Great Great GrandFather: James Hamilton 4th Duke Hamilton, 1st Duke Brandon 1658-1712

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Gerard Duchess Brandon 1680-1743

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

Great Great GrandFather: Edward Spencer 1669-1728

GrandMother: Harriet Stewart Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon -1788

Great GrandFather: Alexander Stewart 6th Earl Galloway 1694-1773

Great Great GrandFather: James Stewart 5th Earl Galloway 1670-1746

Great Great GrandMother: Catherine Montgomerie Countess Galloway

Great GrandMother: Catherine Cochrane Countess Galloway

Great Great GrandFather: John Cochrane 4th Earl Dundonald 1687-1720