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  • ID: I1165
  • Name: (George) Edward Wilmot
  • Suffix: 1st Bart
  • Prefix: Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 29 OCT 1693 in Pindale, nr Casterton, Derbyshire 2
  • Death: 21 NOV 1786 in Herringston, Dorset
  • Residence: Chaddesden, Derbyshire. 18 Cork St, London
  • HONO: 1759
  • Note: Created Bart
  • Burial: Monkton, Dorset
  • Occupation: Physician-Gen to the Army, Physician in Ordinary to Geo. II.
  • Education: Ashburne. Derby. St. John?s, Cambridge
  • PCTS: {Portrait by Reynolds at Herringston} 3
  • MEM: Chaddesden church, Derbys: Cenotaph. MI at Monkton, Dorset. 4 3
  • Note: 5 6 2

    Physician to Queen Caroline, Frederick Prince of Wales, George II and George III.
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    Built Chaddesden House abt 1727. House was passed to Derby Corporation abt 1920-30 and demolished c1935 and housing estate built over the park.
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    The Wellcome Library has ?Nature the best physician: a matter of fact, evinced from a most remarkable variolous case, communicated by the learned Dr. Wilmot to the Late Dr. Mead. And now set forth in a poetical narrative.?
    [David Maxwell] 1776
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    Portraits by Thomas Beach (1738-1806) of Sir Edward Wilmot, bart., M.D., and Richard Tattersall, the well-known horse dealer who established 'Tattersall's? were exhibited in the National Portrait Exhibition of 1867.
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    Since both he and his wife are said to have died at Herringston, it would seem maybe they came to live with their widowed daughter in their old age.
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    Created a Baronet in 1759.
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    Lived at 12 Sackville Street, London, 1740?3.
    In 1759?66 Richard Warren, another royal physician (whose sister married John Gunning another royal physician) (qv) lived at no 14.
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    Who is the Edward Wilmot in the picture ?Edward Wilmot Esq with Bay Hunter and Terrier in Stubton Park? by John Boultbee (1753-1812). Clearly not this Sir Edward. However Stubton was owned by these Wilmots, in the early 20th century at least.
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    George Edward Wilmot
    College: ST JOHN'S
    Entered: 1711
    Born: 29 Oct 1693
    Died: 21 Nov 1786
    More Information: Adm. pens. (age 17) at ST JOHN'S, Jan. 20, 1710-1.
    2nd s. of Robert (1684), Esq.
    B. Oct. 29, 1693, at Pindale, near Casterton, Derbs.
    Schools, Ashbourne and Derby.
    Matric. 1711; B.A. 1714-5; M.A. 1718; M.D. 1725. Fellow, 1717-25. F.R.C.P., 1726. F.R.S., 1730. Harveian orator, 1735.
    Physician-General to the Army, 1740. Physician to George II and George III.
    Created Bart., Feb. 15, 1759.
    Married Sarah Marsh, dau. of Richard Mead, M.D.
    Resided for a time at Nottingham; removed to Heringstone, Dorset.
    Died Nov. 21, 1786, aged 93.
    Buried at Monkton, Dorset. M.I.
    Will (P.C.C.) 1786.
    Brother of Richard (1721) and Robert (1710-1), father of Robert Meade (1751).
    (D.N.B.; Nichols, IV. 344; Scott-Mayor; G.E.C., V. 110.)
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  • Change Date: 20 FEB 2012



    Father: Robert Wilmot b: 16 JUL 1668 in Trusley, Derbyshire
    Mother: Joyce Sacheverell b: ABT 1672 in Staunton, Leics

    Marriage 1 Sarah Marsh Mead b: 1702 in Stepney, Middlesex
    • Married: ABT 1731 in Chaddesden, Derbyshire
    Children
    1. Has Children Jane Wilmot b: 1735

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Alumni Cantabrigienses (Cambridge Alumni)
      Author: Venn
      Page: George Edward
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Alumni Cantabrigienses (Cambridge Alumni)
      Author: Venn
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ...
      Date: 1801-1815
    4. Type: Book
      Periodical: Alumni Cantabrigienses (Cambridge Alumni)
      Author: Venn
      Page: Monkton
    5. Type: Web Site
      URL: http://personal.inet.fi/koti/katharina.mead
    6. Type: Book
      Periodical: Survey of London
      Publication: English Heritage
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