Genealogy of John "Mad Jack" Fuller

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Anthony Morewood

Of Alfreton.


William Jolliffe

Was elected to the House of Commons for Petersfield in 1768, a seat he held until 1802.


Hedworth Hylton Jolliffe 2nd Baron Hylton

Captain in the Coldstream Guards; died from cholera during the Crimean War .


Rev William John Jolliffe

Curate: 24 Sept 1797, Colmar & Priors Deane, Hampshire (Salary per annum: £40)


Julia Pitches

Sometimes Pytches.


Field Marshall Sir Stapleton Stapleton-Cotton 1st Viscount Combermere of Bhurtpore

"Field Marshal Sir Stapleton Stapleton-Cotton, 1st Viscount Combermere of Bhurtpore was baptised with the name of Stapleton Cotton.1 He was educated at Westminster College, Westminster, London, England.1 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in 1790 in the service of the 23rd Regiment (Welsh Fusiliers).1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1791.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1793 in the service of the 6th Dragoon Guards.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1794 in the service of the 25th Light Dragoons.1 He fought in the Seige of Seringapatam in 1794.1 He gained the rank of Colonel and Lieutenant-Colonel in 1800 in the service of the 16th Light Dragoons.1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1805.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Newark between 1806 and 1814.1 He fought in the Battle of Talavera in 1809, for which he received the thanks of Parliament.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Baronet Cotton, of Combermere, co. Chester [E., 1677] on 24 August 1809.1 He fought in the Retreat to Torres Vedras in 1810.1 He was commander of the 1st Division Cavalry in 1810.1 He gained the rank of commander between 1811 and 1814 in the service of the Allied Cavalry, as second-in-command to the Duke of Wellington.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) in 1812.1 He fought in the Battle of Salamanca in 1812, where he lead a decisive cavalry charge.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1812.1 He was decorated with the Knight Grand Cross, Order of the St. Ferdinand of Spain.1 He was decorated with the Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Tower and Sword of Portugal in 1813.1 He was decorated with the Knight Grand Cross, Order of Charles III of Spain.1 He was Colonel of the 20th Light Dragoons between 1813 and 1818.1 He was created 1st Baron Combermere, of Combermere, co. Chester [U.K.] on 17 May 1814.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1815.1 He was commander of the Allied Cavalry occupation of France between 1815 and 1816.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Hanoverian Order (G.C.H.) in 1817.1 He held the office of Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Barbados between 1817 and 1820.1 He was Colonel of the 3rd Light Dragoons between 1821 and 1829.1 He held the office of Governor of Sheerness between 1821 and 1852.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Ireland between 1822 and 1825.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the East Indies in 1825.1 He gained the rank of General in 1825.1 In February 1827 he also received a grant of £2,000 p.a. to be continued to his two successors in the title.1 He was created 1st Viscount Combermere of Bhurtpore [U.K.] on 8 February 1827.1 On 21 November 1827 his name was legally changed to Stapleton Stapleton-Cotton by Royal Liicence.1 He held the office of Gold Stick between 1829 and 1865.1 He was Colonel of the 1st Life Guards between 1829 and 1865.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1834.1 He held the office of Constable of the Tower of London.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of the Tower Hamlets between 1852 and 1865.1 He gained the rank of Field Marshal in 1855.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Star of India (K.C.S.I.) in 1861." Source: www.thepeerage.com; http://www.thepeerage.com/p2901.htm#i29010