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Grosvenor, Thomas, 1764-1851
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GROSVENOR, THOMAS, son of Thomas Grosvenor (adm. 1749, qv); b. 30 May 1764; adm. 29 Nov 1773; Ensign, 3rd Foot Guards 1 Oct 1779; Lieut. and Capt., 20 Oct 1784; Capt. and Lieut. -Col., 25 Apr 1793; Col., 3 May 1796; Brig. -Gen., 27 Aug 1800; Maj. -Gen., 29 Apr 1802; Col., 97th Foot 25 Feb 1807 – Feb 1814; Lieut. -Gen., 25 Apr 1808; Col., 65th Foot, from 8 Feb 1814; Gen., 12 Aug 1819; Field Marshal 9 Nov 1846; served in Flanders 1793, Netherlands 1794-5, and on Helder expedition 1799, where he was wounded at Zuip; commanded brigade in expeditions to Copenhagen 1807 and Walcheren 1809; MP Chester 20 Feb 1795-1826, Stockbridge 1826-30; horses of his won the Oaks 1807, 1825; m. 1st, 6 Apr 1797 Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Gilbert Heathcote, Bart. MP; m. 2nd, 15 Oct 1831 Anne, dau. of George Wilbraham MP, Delamere, Cheshire; d. 20 Jan 1851. DNB.
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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition
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The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.