Acheson, Arthur 1st Earl of Gosford

Male 1742 - 1807  (65 years)


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  • Name Acheson, Arthur 
    Suffix 1st Earl of Gosford 
    Born 1742  Markethill County Armagh Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jan 1807  Pulteney St. Bath Somerset England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20876  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2009 

    Father Acheson, Archibald 1st Viscount Gosford of Market Hill,   b. 1 Sep 1718,   d. 5 Sep 1790, Markethill Mullaghbrack County Armagh Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Richardson, Mary,   b. 1720,   d. May 1792  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1740 
    Family ID F13936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Pole, Millicent 
    Married 26 Mar 1774  St. George Hanover Sq London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Acheson, Archibald 2nd Earl of Gosford,   b. 1 Aug 1776, St Marylebone, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1849, Markethill Mullaghbrack County Armagh Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F13937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Arthur Acheson 1st Earl of Gosford was educated at Trinity College Dublin University Dublin County Dublin Ireland.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Old Leighlin between 1783 and 1790.
      He succeeded to the title of 7th Baronet Acheson of Gosford co. Haddington [N.S. 1628] on 5 September 1790.
      He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Gosford of Market Hill co. Armagh [I. 1785] on 5 September 1790.
      He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Gosford of Market Hill co. Armagh [I. 1776] on 5 September 1790.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] in 1793.
      He was created 1st Earl of Gosford [Ireland] on 1 February 1806.


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