Henry Addington

30 May 1757–15 February 1844 (Age 86)
Holborn, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Addington was born on 30 May 1757, in Holborn, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Anthony Addington M.D., was 43 and his mother, Mary Hiley, was 35. He married Ursula Mary Hammond on 19 September 1781, in Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. His occupation is listed as speaker of the house of commons, prime minister, & viscount sidmouth in England, United Kingdom. He died on 15 February 1844, in Richmond, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mortlake, Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Henry Addington
Ursula Mary Hammond
Marriage: 19 September 1781
Mary Ann Ursula Addington
Frances Addington
Charlotte Addington
Henry Addington
Charles Addington
William Leonard Addington 2nd Viscount Sidmouth
Henrietta Addington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1781Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 12
    French explorer, Jean-François-Marie de Surville casts anchor at Spirit's Bay.
    Age 12
    James Cook, British explorer, makes his first visit to New Zealand. He claims parts of the country in the name of King George III.
    1787 · First Fleet and Founding of New South Wales
    Age 30
    "Per the instructions of King George III and Lord Sydney, Arthur Phillips organized an expedition to establish the first British Colony in Australia. ""The First Fleet"" set off on May 13, 1787, and arrived at the Botany Bay on January 18, 1788. The resulting New South Wales colony included a large stretch of eastern Australia and most of New Zealand."

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called in Old English as Eaddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Eadda’ or Æddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Æddi’. Places so named are found in Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, and Surrey.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Notes for Henry Addington Lord Sidmouth

    !Married for the second time Mary Anne Stowell daughter of Lord Stowell and widow of Thomas Townsend Esquire. Henry Addington Viscount Sidmouth of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law, M.P. for Devizes, …

    Sources (19)

    • Henry Addington, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Henry Addington in entry for Thomas Barker Wall, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • The Right Honble Henry Viscoun Sidmouth, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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