BiographyWilliam Frederick Waldegrave was born 29 June 1816 in Cardington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom to William Waldegrave, 8th Earl Waldegrave (1788-1859) and Elizabeth Whitbread (1791-1843) and died 7 October 1854 in Scutari Barracks, Üsküdar, Turkey of wounds received in action. He married Frances Bastard (1823-1902) 2 July 1850 in St George Hanover Square, Westminster, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Denmark, Scotland, England, Germany, Spain, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Portugal, Belarus, Bohemia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Israel, Ireland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Canaan.
In 1846, his father had inherited his earldom from the latter's nephew and Waldegrave took the courtesy title of Viscount Chewton. That year, Chewton fought in the Battle of Sobraon and then captained the 6th Regiment of Foot stationed at the Cape of Good Hope in 1847 and then the Royal Scots Fusiliers at Scotland in 1848. Chewton later fought in the Battle of Alma in September 1854, but died of his wounds a few weeks later.
|Offspring of William Frederick Waldegrave and Frances Bastard (1823-1902)|
|William Frederick Waldegrave, 9th Earl Waldegrave (1851-1930)||2 March 1851 Wilton Crescent, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom||12 August 1930 Chewton Priory, Chewton Mendip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom|| Mary Dorothea Palmer (1850-1933)|
|Frances Mary Waldegrave (1853-1853)|| |
|Henry Noel Waldegrave, 11th Earl Waldegrave (1854-1936)||14 October 1854 Wilton Crescent, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom||30 December 1936 Oddgest, Ston Easton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom|| Anne Katharine Bastard (1867-1962)|
Namesakes of William Frederick Waldegrave (1816-1854)