John Finch, 6th Earl of Winchilsea

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

John Finch, 6th Earl of Winchilsea (24 February 1682/83 – 9 September 1729) was an English peer.

He was son of Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea and his fourth wife Elizabeth Ayres (who died 10 April 1745). He was christened on 6 March 1683 in Eastwell, Kent,[1] England

After the death of his older unmarried half-brother Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Winchilsea in 1726 John Finch succeeded him.

He died unmarried too 9 Sep 1729 and was buried in Westminster Abbey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JS7Q-2ZB : accessed 09 Jun 2014), John Finch, 06 Mar 1683; citing Eastwell, Kent, England, reference item 2; FHL microfilm 1751816.
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Heneage Finch
Earl of Winchilsea
1726–1729
Succeeded by
Daniel Finch
Viscount Maidstone
1726–1729
Baron FitzHerbert
1726–1729
Extinct
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Heneage Finch
Baronet
(of Eastwell, Kent)
1726–1729
Succeeded by
Daniel Finch