Birth: 3 August 1806

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Clarges Street, Mayfair, London, Middlesex

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 17 December 1869

Place or Registered Place of Death: Mote Park, co. Roscommon, Ireland

Father: Edward Crofton

Mother: Charlotte Stewart

Spouse(s): Georgiana Paget

Date of Marriage: 19 October 1833

Place or Registered Place of Marriage: St. James", Westminster, Middlesex


Edward Henry Churchill Crofton, 3rd Baron Crofton of Mote (1834-1912)
Charles St. George Crofton (1836-1895)
Alfred Henry Crofton (1837-1881)
Francis George Crofton (1838-1900)
Augusta Caroline Crofton (1839-1928)


Edward Crofton, 2nd Baron Crofton (1 August 1806 - 17 December 1869), known as Sir Edward Crofton, 4th Baronet, from 1816 to 1817, was an Anglo-Irish Conservative politician.

Crofton was the son of the Hon. Sir Edward Crofton, 3rd Baronet, son of Sir Edward Crofton, 2nd Baronet, and his wife Anne Crofton, 1st Baroness Crofton. His mother was Lady Charlotte, daughter of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway. He succeeded his father in the baronetcy in 1816 and the following year he inherited the barony of Crofton on the death of his grandmother. Crofton was elected an Irish Representative Peer in 1840, and served in the Conservative administrations of the Earl of Derby and Benjamin Disraeli as a Lord-in-Waiting (government whip in the House of Lords) in 1852, from 1858 to 1859 and from 1866 to 1868.

Lord Bagot married Lady Georgina, daughter of Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, in 1833. He died in December 1869, aged 63, and was succeeded in his titles by his eldest son Edward. Lady Crofton died in 1875.

The Annual Register of World Events, Volume 48 - 1806
Aug. 3d
In Clarges-street, the lady of the hon. sir Edward Crofton, bart, a son and heir.

The Court Journal, Volume 5 - 1833
Lord Crolton, who is about to be united to the daughter of the Marquis of Anglesey, is son of the late Sir Edward Crofton, at whose death, in 1816, he inherited the large estates and mansion at Mote, in the county of Roscommon. His Lordship is in his 27th year. He was for some time a Captain in the 7th Hussars.

Edward Crofton
Baron Crofton of Mote, co. Roscommon