25th Generation

635. Chichester FORTESCUE44 was born on 5 January 1718 in Lonmay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was christened on 26 June 1718. He died on 15 June 1757 in DanganI, reland. IGI has 16 July 1757 at Dangan Chichester served as High Sheriff of Down in 1744. He was M.P. for Trim to the Irish Parliament from 15th October 1747 until his death. He was one of 124 MPs presented with gold medals for a popular and patriotic vote on 17th December 1754. The vote rejected the King's claim to a surplus of £300,000 in the Irish treasury, and insisted that it should be used for the benefit of Ireland.

Chichester FORTESCUE and Hon Elizabeth WELLESLEY of Dublin were married on 9 April 1743. Hon Elizabeth WELLESLEY of Dublin44 was born about 1716 in Dublin, Ireland. She died on 10 October 1752.

Chichester FORTESCUE and Hon Elizabeth WELLESLEY of Dublin had the following children:



Thomas FORTESCUE of Dromisken, MP for Trim.



Richard FORTESCUE of Dromiskin44 was born on 7 May 1749. He died in 1774.



Rear Admiral Sir Chichester FORTESCUE.



Gerald FORTESCUE of Dromiskin.



Elizabeth FORTESCUE of Dromiskin.