Sir Charles Morgan, 2nd Baronet

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Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Charles Gould Morgan, 2nd Baronet (4 February 1760 – 5 December 1846), was a Welsh soldier and politician, the MP for Brecon and County of Monmouth.

Life[edit]

Born to Sir Charles Morgan, 1st Baronet (originally Charles Gould) and Jane Morgan, he became a Captain in the Coldstream Guards. On retirement from the British Army to enable him to concentrate of the family estate, he became an MP for Brecon (1787-1796) and later for County of Monmouth (1796-1831).[1]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1816. [1]

Family[edit]

Morgan (then still Gould) married Mary Margaret Stoney, daughter of Capt. George Stoney R.N., in 1791, and they had eight children, four sons and four daughters.[2][3] He did not remarry after her death in 1808.[4]

Morgan was succeeded by his eldest son, Charles Morgan, 1st Baron Tredegar. The other sons were:

The daughters were:[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fellow details". Royal Society. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Gould (afterwards Morgan), Charles (1760–1846), of Ealing, Mdx., History of Parliament Online". Retrieved 25 November 2016. 
  3. ^  Stephen, Leslie; Lee, Sidney, eds. (1890). "Gould, Charles". Dictionary of National Biography. 22. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 
  4. ^ "Lt.Col Sir Charles Gould Morgan". genealogy.links.org. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Morgan, George Gould (1794–1845), of Tredegar, Mon., History of Parliament Online". Retrieved 25 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "The National Library of Wales :: Dictionary of Welsh Biography Morgan family, of Tredegar Park, etc., Mon.". Retrieved 25 November 2016. 
  7. ^ Leslie Gilbert Pine (1972). The New Extinct Peerage, 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant & Suspended Peerages with Genealogies and Arms. Heraldry Today. p. 272. ISBN 978-0-900455-23-0. 
  8. ^ "Debrett's Baronetage, Knightage, and Companionage". Internet Archive (5th ed.). London: Odhams Press. 1824. p. 896. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  9. ^ Roberts, Brynley F. "Morgan, Charles Octavius Swinnerton". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/19218.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  10. ^ Burke, Bernard (1903). Ashworth P. Burke, ed. A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage, the Privy Council, Knightage and Companionage (65th ed.). London: Harrison and Sons. p. 1503. 
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Van
Member of Parliament for Brecon
1787-1796
Succeeded by
Robert Salusbury
Preceded by
James Rooke
Robert Salusbury
Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire
1796 – 1800
With: James Rooke
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire
1801 – 1831
With: James Rooke to 1805
Lord Arthur Somerset 1805–16
Lord Granville Somerset from 1816
Succeeded by
Lord Granville Somerset
William Addams Williams
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Charles Morgan
Baronet
(of Tredegar)
1800–1846
Succeeded by
Charles Morgan