Richard Cavendish, 2nd Baron Waterpark

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Richard Cavendish, 2nd Baron Waterpark FSA (13 July 1765 – 1 June 1830), was an Anglo-Irish politician and peer.[1]

Early life[edit]

Waterpark was the son of Sir Henry Cavendish, 2nd Baronet and Sarah Cavendish, 1st Baroness Waterpark.

Waterpark succeeded to his father's baronetcy in 1804 and his mother's barony in 1807, at which point the two titles merged.[2]

Career[edit]

He sat in the Irish House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Portarlington between 1790 and 1797.[3] He was a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

Personal life[edit]

On 6 August 1789, he was married to Juliana Cooper, the daughter of Thomas Cooper. Together they had nine children.

He was succeeded by his eldest son, Henry Cavendish.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edmund Lodge, The Peerage of the British Empire as at Present Existing (Saunders and Otley, 1833), 441.
  2. ^ The Present Peerage of the United Kingdom (John Stockdale, 1821), 145.
  3. ^ ThePeerage.com (entry #65883) http://www.thepeerage.com/p6589.htm#i65883
  4. ^ Edmund Lodge, The Peerage of the British Empire as at Present Existing (Saunders and Otley, 1833), 441.
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Boyle Roche
Robert Hobart
Portarlington
1790–1797
With: William Browne
Succeeded by
Sir John Parnell
John Stewart
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Sarah Cavendish
Baron Waterpark
1807–1830
Succeeded by
Henry Cavendish
Baronetage of Ireland
Preceded by
Henry Cavendish
Baronet
(of Doveridge Hall)
1804–1830
Succeeded by
Henry Cavendish