The Right Hon. Walter Chetwynd, 1st Viscount Chetwynd, 1st Baron of Rathdowne

The Right Hon. Walter Chetwynd, 1st Viscount Chetwynd, 1st Baron of Rathdowne

Male 1678 - 1736

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  • Name  The Right Hon. Walter Chetwynd, 1st Viscount Chetwynd, 1st Baron of Rathdowne 
    Title  The Right Hon. 
    Suffix  1st Viscount Chetwynd, 1st Baron of Rathdowne 
    Born  3 Jun 1678  Rudge, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Event  1693 
    Succeeded to the Ingestre estates on the death of his 4th cousin Walter.  
    Education  1696 
    Completed his education at Christ Church College, Oxford. 
    Occupation  1702 
    MP for Stafford (as a Tory or a Whig) from 1702-11, 1712-22 and 1725-34. Master of Buckhounds, 1709-11. On 29 Jun 1717 he was elevated to the Irish Peerage as 1st Baron of Rathdowne, co. Dublin and 1st Viscount Chetwynd of Berehaven, co.Kerry. He was Ranger of St James' Park 1714-27, Keeper of the Mall 1714-27 and High Steward of Stafford 1717.  
    Death  1736 
    Had no issue so the title and estates went to his brother John.  
    Died  21 Feb 1736  Ingestre, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4532  Fidgen
    Last Modified  28 Mar 2014 

    Father  John Chetwynd, JP,   b. 1643, Rudge, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1702, Rudge, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lucy Roane 
    Family ID  F1633  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Berkeley 
    Married  27 May 1703  St Martin in the Fields, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  28 Mar 2014 
    Family ID  F1634  Group Sheet

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