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Richard Lovell Edgeworth

  • Birth 31 May 1744 Bath, Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority, Somerset, England
  • Death 13 Jun 1817 Edgeworthstown, County Longford, Ireland
  • Burial Edgeworthstown, County Longford, Ireland
  • Memorial ID 39351367

Son of Richard Edgeworth [1701-1770] M.P for St. Johnstown, and Rachel Jane Lovell Edgeworth [1696-1764]

Inventor, Cartographer, Scientist.
M.P. for St. Johnstown, 1798-1800

Married four times
1. Anna Maria Elers, 1763.
2. Honora Sneyd, 1773.
3. Elizabeth Sneyd, 1780.
4. Frances Anne Beaufort, 1798.

The children of Richard Lovell Edgeworth.

by Anna Maria Elers.
1. Richard Lovell Edgeworth, 1764-1796.
2. Lovell Edgeworth [no.1] 1765-1766.
3. Maria Edgeworth, 1767-1849.
4. Emmeline Edgeworth King, 1770-1848.
5. Anna Maria Edgeworth Beddoes, 1773-1824.

by Honora Sneyd.
6. Honora Edgeworth, 1774-1790.
7. Lovell Edgeworth [no.2], 1776-1842

by Elizabeth Sneyd.
8. Elizabeth Edgeworth, 1781-1805.
9. Henry Edgeworth, 1782-1813.
10.Charlotte Edgeworth, 1783-1807.
11.Sophia Edgeworth, [no.1],1784-1785.
12.William Edgeworth, [no.1] 1788-1790.
13.Thomas Day Edgeworth, 1789-1792.
14.Charles Sneyd Edgeworth, 1790-1864.
15.Honora Edgeworth [no.2] Beaufort, 1791-1858.
16.William Edgeworth, [no.2],1794-1829.

by Frances Anne Beaufort.
17.Frances Maria Edgeworth Wilson, 1799-1841
18.Harriet Edgeworth Butler, 1801-1889.
19.Sophia Edgeworth [no.2] Fox, 1803-1836.
20.Lucy Jane Edgeworth Robinson, 1805-1898.
21.Francis Beaufort Edgeworth, 1809-1846.
22.Michael Pakenham Edgeworth, 1812-1881.


"I am not a man of prejudice, I have been married four times. The second and third were sisters, and I was in love with the second within the lifetime of the second".



  • Created by: John
  • Added: 12 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39351367
  • John Beddoes
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Lovell Edgeworth (31 May 1744–13 Jun 1817), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39351367, citing St. John's Churchyard, Edgeworthstown, County Longford, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .