Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Wesleys in:
 • Grosvenor Chapel
 • Mayfair
 • City of Westminster
 • Greater London
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Garret Wesley
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 19, 1735
Death: May 22, 1781
London, England

1st Earl Mornington, politician, composer. Born in Dangan, Eire, he was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and later elected its first Professor of Music. In 1760, in recognition of his musical and philanthropic achievements, he was created Viscount Wellesley and Earl of Mornington. He married Anne Hill-Trevor, eldest daughter of Lord Dungannon, and they had several children - the most famous of whom, Arthur Wellesley, became the famed Duke of Wellington. Wesley moved his family to London so that his sons could attend Eton, and they were suffering from the expense when Wesley died at the age of 45. The family fortunes were revived by the successes of his offspring, four of whom were eventually awarded peerages. 
 
Burial:
Grosvenor Chapel
Mayfair
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Plot: crypt
 
Created by: Mark McManus
Record added: Sep 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29725327
Garret Wesley
Added by: Brodnax Moore
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

In memory of Garret Wellesley ~ RIP
- Laurel Robson
 Added: Nov. 1, 2013

- Brodnax Moore
 Added: Oct. 27, 2013
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service