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Personal and family information
|Spouse||Elizabeth Montagu née Robinson|
|Spouse's Rank||Lower gentry|
|Year of Marriage||1742|
|Year of Birth||1692|
|Year of Death||1775|
|Father's Rank||[Upper gentry]|
|Father's Title||High Sheriff of Durham|
|Mother||Sarah Montagu née Rogers|
Domicile region and Migration
Place of Birth (Town)
|Sandleford Priory||near Newbury||Berkshire||England||1730||1775|
|East Denton Hall||near Newcastle Upon Tyne||Northumberland||England||1758||1775||1|
1 Edward Montagu inherited the Denton Hall estates and coal mines in 1758.
Edward Montagu was the son of Charles Montagu, High Sheriff of Durham, and the grandson of the 1st Earl of Sandwich, Edward Montagu [senior]. However, Edward Montagu was referred to as Esquire, which places him in the lower gentry.
Successful and wealthy coalmine and land owner. Edward Montagu was also a politician, an MP for Huntingdon
|Institution||Eton and Clare, Cambridge|
History of Parliament Online; Climenson, 1906a; Sairio, 2009
Edward Montagu was a mathematician and interested in scientific pursuits as well as agriculture and estate management. Edward Montagu's grandfather was the 1st Earl of Sandwich, Edward Montagu [senior].