Henry Culpeper Fairfax

Male, #38708, (9 Jul 1697 - 14 Oct 1734)
Father*Thomas Fairfax Fifth Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1657 - 6 Jan 1710)
Mother*Catherine Culpeper (1670 - May 1719)
Birth*9 Jul 1697 Henry was born at Leeds Castle, Leeds, co. Kent, England, on 9 Jul 1697. 
Baptism14 Jul 1697 He was baptized at Broomfield, co. Kent, England, on 14 Jul 1697.  
Death of Father6 Jan 1710 His father Thomas Fairfax Fifth Lord Fairfax of Cameron died on 6 Jan 1710. 
Death of MotherMay 1719 His mother Catherine Culpeper died in May 1719 at Leeds Castle, Leeds, co. Kent, England
Death*14 Oct 1734 He died at Leeds Castle, Leeds, co. Kent, England, on 14 Oct 1734 at age 37. 
Burial*19 Oct 1734 His body was interred on 19 Oct 1734 at Broomfield, co. Kent, England
Biography* O.s.p. He was baptised in Bromfield, July 14, 1697, as 'Henry Culpeper Fairfax, son of Thomas Lord Fairfax and the Lady Catherine his wife, born 9 July;' and was there buried also, October 19, 1734, as 'the Hon. Henry Culpeper Fairfax.' George William Fairfax entered in the Leeds Castle Bible, 1761, as to him: 'A gentleman well versed in the mathematicks, and other branches of polite literature, died at Leeds Castle, October 14, 1734.' He matriculated at Oriel College, Oxford, 29 January, 1713/14, aged 16; and graduated B. A., 15 October, 1716 (Registrum Orielense, ed. Shadwell, 1902). He was Captain-Lieutenant in Sybourg's Horse (Seventh Dragoon Guards), 24 February, 1718/19; and in August, 1730, commanded a company in Brigadier Edward Fielding's regiment of Invalids (W. O. 25; 89; Dalton, George I's Army, 1912, ii, 162). On January 11, 1726/7, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on the strength of his specialty in mathematics (Records of the Royal Society, 1901, p. 254). There are obituaries in London Magazine and Gentleman's Magazine, 1734.
(Source: Fairfax Harrison, "The Proprietors of the Northern Neck").

 
ChartsThe Culpepers of Hollingbourne, co. Kent, England (Possibly extinct): Descendant Chart
Last Edited1 Apr 2000