BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD ADOLPHUS SEYMOUR 12TH DUKE SOMERSET 1804-1885

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Seymour

Descent French Royalty: 15G Grandson John "The Good" II King France

EVENTS

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 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 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 1809-1884 (20) were married at Grosvenor Square, Belgravia, Westminster

On 01 Jan 1832 Jane Hermione Seymour 1832-1909 was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (27) and Jane Georgiana Sheridan 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 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 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 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 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 Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (50) succeeded 12th Duke 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

On 28 Dec 1885 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (81) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Edward Seymour 11th Duke Somerset 1775-1855

GrandFather: Webb Seymour 10th Duke Somerset 1718-1793

1G GrandFather: Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset 1695-1757

2G GrandFather: Edward Seymour 5th Baronet Seymour 1661-1740

3G GrandFather: Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708

4G GrandFather: Edward Seymour 3rd Baronet Seymour 1610-1688

4G GrandMother: Anne Portman 1613-1695

3G GrandMother: Margaret Wale

2G GrandMother: Laetitia Popham -1738

3G GrandFather: Francis Popham 1646-1674

4G GrandFather: Alexander Popham 1605-1669

1G GrandMother: Mary Webb 1697-1768

2G GrandFather: Daniel Webb of Monkton Farleigh 1661-1716

3G GrandFather: Robert Webb 1640-1700

GrandMother: Anne Maria Unknown

Mother: Charlotte Hamilton 1772-1827

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

1G GrandFather: James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton, 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743

2G GrandFather: James Hamilton 4th Duke Hamilton, 1st Duke Brandon 1658-1712

3G GrandFather: William Hamilton 3rd Duke Hamilton 1634-1694

4G GrandFather: William Douglas 1st Marquess Douglas 1589-1660

4G GrandMother: Mary Gordon

3G GrandMother: Anne Hamilton 3rd Duchess Hamilton 1632-1716

4G GrandFather: James Hamilton 1st Duke Hamilton 1606-1649

4G GrandMother: Mary Feilding 1613-1638

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Gerard 1680-1743

3G GrandFather: Digby Gerard 5th Baron Gerard 1662-1684

4G GrandFather: Charles Gerard 4th Baron Gerard -1667

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Gerard

4G GrandFather: Charles Gerard 1st Earl Macclesfield 1618-1694

1G GrandMother: Anne Spencer 1710-1771

2G GrandFather: Edward Spencer 1669-1728

3G GrandFather: John Spencer 1638-1709

4G GrandFather: Edward Spencer 1609-1670

GrandMother: Harriet Stewart -1788

1G GrandFather: Alexander Stewart 6th Earl Galloway 1694-1773

2G GrandFather: James Stewart 5th Earl Galloway -1746

2G GrandMother: Catherine Montgomerie

3G GrandFather: Alexander Montgomerie 9th Earl Eglinton 1660-1729

4G GrandFather: Alexander Montgomerie 8th Earl Eglinton -1701

3G GrandMother: Margaret Cochrane

1G GrandMother: Catherine Cochrane

2G GrandFather: John Cochrane 4th Earl Dundonald 1687-1720