John Caulfeild

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Colonel John Caulfeild (1661–1707),[1] styled The Honourable from birth, was an Irish soldier and politician.

He was the fourth son of the 1st Viscount Charlemont and his wife Hon. Sarah Moore, second daughter of the 2nd Viscount Moore.[2] Caulfield was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and was appointed Burgess of Charlemont in 1697.[3] From 1703 to 1707, he was Member of Parliament (MP) for Charlemont.[1]

Caulfeild was married to Sydney Somerville, daughter of James Somerville.[4] They had a son and a daughter.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Leigh Rayment - Irish House of Commons 1692-1800". Retrieved 18 April 2009. 
  2. ^ Burke, John (1832). A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. vol. I (4th ed.). London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. p. 230. 
  3. ^ "ThePeerage - Lt-Col John Caulfeild". Retrieved 27 February 2007. 
  4. ^ a b Lodge, John (1789). Mervyn Archdall, ed. The Peerage of Ireland or A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom. vol. III. Dublin: James Moore. p. 150. 
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Stephen Ludlow
Edward Riley
Member of Parliament for Charlemont
With: Hon. James Caulfield 1703–1705
John Davys 1705–1707
Succeeded by
John Davys
George Dodington