Gerald Valerian Wellesley

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Gerald Valerian Wellesley
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Born 1770-12-07[1]
Dangan Castle, County Meath, Ireland[1]
Died 1848-10-24[1]
Occupation Bishop

Gerald Valerian Wellesley was a member of the influential Wellesley family.[1][2] His eldest brother Richard Wellesley, inherited the title Earl of Mornington, in the Irish House of Lords.

Gerald joined the church.[2] He is widely described as rising up to be a Bishop, in the Church of England.

All four of Gerald's brothers, who survived to adulthood, were appointed to the UK House of Lords.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Rev. Gerald Valerian Wellesley 1770 - 1848. Retrieved on 2022-06-24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wellington: A Personal History, New York Times. Retrieved on 2022-06-24.
  3. Lynn Dawson. The Wellesley Family: Historical Scandals, 2021-05-03. Retrieved on 2022-06-24.