Acheson, Archibald 1st Viscount Gosford of Market Hill

Male 1718 - 1790  (72 years)


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  • Name Acheson, Archibald 
    Suffix 1st Viscount Gosford of Market Hill 
    Born 1 Sep 1718 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Sep 1790  Markethill Mullaghbrack County Armagh Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20874  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2009 

    Father Acheson, Sir Arthur 5th Bt.,   b. 26 Jan 1688, Markethill, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1748  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Savage, Anne 
    Married 1715 
    Family ID F13934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richardson, Mary,   b. 1720,   d. May 1792  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1740 
    Children 
     1. Acheson, Arthur 1st Earl of Gosford,   b. 1742, Markethill County Armagh Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1807, Pulteney St. Bath Somerset England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F13936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Archibald Acheson 1st Viscount Gosford of Market Hill was educated at Trinity College Dublin University Dublin County Dublin Ireland.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for the University of Dublin [Ireland] between 1741 and 1760.
      He succeeded to the title of 6th Baronet Acheson of Market Hill [in Clonekearney] co. Armagh [N.S. 1628] on 8 February 1748/49.
      He held the office of Sheriff of County Armagh in 1751.
      He held the office of Deputy Governor of County Armagh between 1756 and 1761.
      He held the office of Sheriff of County Cavan in 1761.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Armagh [Ireland] between 1761 and 1776.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] on 7 May 1770.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Enniskillen [Ireland] in 1776.
      He was created 1st Baron Gosford of Market Hill co. Armagh [Ireland] on 20 July 1776.
      He was created 1st Viscount Gosford of Market Hill co. Armagh [Ireland] on 20 June 1785.


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