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Jonathan Peel (1799–1879) by Sir Francis Grant, exh. RA 1862 by permission of Huntingdon Town Council


Peel, Jonathan (1799–1879), politician, soldier, and patron of the turf, the fifth son of Sir Robert Peel, first baronet (1750–1830), cotton manufacturer, and his first wife, Ellen Yates (1766–1803), and brother of Sir Robert Peel, second baronet, the politician, was born at Chamber Hall...


St Leger, Anthony (bap. 1731, d. 1786), army officer and racing enthusiast, was baptized in February 1731, presumably at or near Grangemellon, co. Kildare, the fourth of five sons of Sir John St Leger (d. 1743) of Grangemellon, twenty-eight years a baron (or judge) of the Irish ...