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Robert Gregory MP (1727 - 1810)

Robert Gregory MP
Born in County Galway, Irelandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 83 in London, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Apr 2020
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Biography

Robert Gregory born in 1727, son of Henry and Mary (Shawe) Gregory who lived in Galway. [1][2]

Robert married Maria Auchmuty, the daughter of an East India Company official

Children included: [3]

  1. Robert jr born 1754 in India, was dis-inherited died 6 Dec 1814 in Calcutta
  2. Richard born 1761 in India succeeded his father, died in 1839
  3. William born in1762 or 1766 in India died in Dublin 13 Apr 1840
  4. Margaret

Robert Gregory sr MP for Rochester in 1774

Robert Gregory, Chairman of the East India Company until 1783. [4]

Robert Gregory died 1 Sep 1810 in London.

Research note

History of Parliament names his wife and Maria Nimmo. [5]

Sources

  1. Gregory family papers, 1770-1956 at Emory University Robert W. Woodruff Library https://findingaids.library.emory.edu/documents/gregory624/printable/
  2. Sir William Gregory, K.C.M.G. : formerly member of parliament and sometime governor of Ceylon : an autobiography edited by Lady Augusta Gregory' publ 1894 p 2 https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=aeu.ark:/13960/t9n30kg10&view=1up&seq=15
  3. Gregory family papers, 1770-1956 at Emory University Robert W. Woodruff Library https://findingaids.library.emory.edu/documents/gregory624/printable/
  4. Dictionary of National Biography, 1901 supplement https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Gregory,_William_(1766-1840)_(DNB01)
  5. History of Parliament online 1754-1790: GREGORY, Robert (?1729-1810), of Valence, Kent; Rolls Park, Essex; and Coole Park, co. Galway

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