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Kathleen Emily Bulkeley (Williams) Wellesley (1849 - 1927)

Kathleen Emily Bulkeley "Duchess of Wellington" Wellesley formerly Williams
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Wife of — married 24 Oct 1872 [location unknown]
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Died in Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner, Mayfair, London, Englandmap
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Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams was the daughter of Captain Robert Griffith Williams and Mary Anne Geale. She married Colonel Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington, son of Major-General Lord Charles Wellesley and Augusta Sophia Anne Pierrepont, on 24 October 1872.

From 24 October 1872, her married name became Wellesley. As a result of her marriage, Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams was styled as Duchess of Wellington on 8 June 1900.[1]

She died on 24 June 1927 at Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner, Mayfair, London, England. [2]

She was buried on 28 June 1927 at Stratfield Saye House, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.


  1. The Peerage
  2. England and Wales Civil Registration Index, St George Hanover Square, Q2 1927, Vol 1a Page 438, aged 78
  • Wikipedia:Duke of Wellington
  • C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1100. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949
  • G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 460.
  • Charles Kidd and David Williamson, editor, DeBretts Peerage and Baronetage (London, U.K.: DeBrett's Peerage, 1999), volume 2, page 2973.
  • Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes. Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999.

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Hi, there's two corrections you could make on this profile. One would allow the sources to appear on profile: 862 Inline citation doesn't end with </ref> The other correction is that Duchess of Wellington should be moved to Nickname section.
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