Robert Shore Milnes

Robert Shore Milnes

Male 1747 - 1837  (90 years)    Has 2 ancestors and 5 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Robert Shore Milnes 
    Born 1747 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Dec 1837  Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I156328  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2010 

    Father John Milnes 
    Mother Mary Shore 
    Family ID F680544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gravin Charlotte Franziska Bentinck,   b. 28 May 1768,   d. 1850  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1785 
    Children 
     1. John Milnes,   b. 1786,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Milnes,   b. 1788,   d. 1815, Waterloo, B Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     3. Henry Milnes,   b. 1790,   d. 1813  (Age 23 years)
     4. Charlotte Milnes,   b. 1798,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sophia Milnes,   b. 1799,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F62540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1837 - Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, Great Britain Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1st Baronet Milnes
      Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada from 1799 to 1805.

      After a military career in the Royal Horse Guards, Milnes left the army in 1788 with the rank of captain. Seven years later, in 1795, he was governor of Martinique. On November 4, 1797 he was appointed lieutenant governor of Lower Canada, and on June 15, 1799 he was sworn in. On July 30, 1799 he replaced Governor Robert Prescott as administrator of the province. A baronetcy was conferred on him on March 21, 1801. Although he left for England on August 5, 1805, Milnes remained administrator until August 12, 1805 and lieutenant governor until November 29, 1808.

      He married Charlotte Frances Bentinck, daughter of Captain John Bentinck and Renira van Tuyll van Serooskerken, on November 12, 1785.


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