General Hugh Warburton (1695- 26 August 1771) was an officer of the British Army.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces. As of 2018, the British Army comprises just over 81,500 trained regular (full-time) personnel and just over 27,000 trained reserve (part-time) personnel.
He was the son of Thomas Warburton of Winnington Hall by his wife Anne, second daughter of Sir Robert Williams, 2nd Baronet, of Penrhyn.Thomas Warburton was the son of Sir George Warburton, 1st Baronet, of Arley, by his second wife Diana, daughter of Sir Edward Bishopp, 2nd Baronet, of Parham. Hugh's sister Jane married John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll.
Winnington Hall is a former country house in Winnington, now a suburb of Northwich, Cheshire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building. The building is in effect two houses joined together, an older modest timber-framed house, and a newer, more elegant, stone house.
Sir Robert Williams, 2nd Baronet, was a politician in Wales.
Penrhyn Castle is a country house in Llandygai, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales, in the form of a Norman castle. It was originally a medieval fortified manor house, founded by Ednyfed Fychan. In 1438, Ioan ap Gruffudd was granted a licence to crenellate and he founded the stone castle and added a tower house. Samuel Wyatt reconstructed the property in the 1780s.
Warburton joined the Army as a cornet on 25 July 1715. On 24 January 1734 he was made lieutenant-colonel of Lord Mark Kerr's Regiment of Dragoons,and on 3 June 1745 colonel of the 45th Regiment of Foot. After King George's War, the regiment was stationed in Halifax throughout Father Le Loutre's War and the French and Indian War. On 24 September 1761 he transferred from the 45th to the colonelcy of the 27th Regiment of Foot, which he would hold until his death on 26 August 1771. He was promoted to major-general in 1755, lieutenant-general in 1758 and general on 13 April 1770.
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Warburton married Susanna,daughter and co-heiress of Edward Norris, of Speke. Their only child, Anne Susanna, married Richard Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn, but they had no children. After her husband's death Lady Penrhyn sold Winnington Hall to Sir John Thomas Stanley, 7th Baronet, of Alderley; she died on 1 January 1816.
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| Colonel of the 45th Regiment of Foot |
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The Lord Blakeney
| Colonel of the 27th Regiment of Foot |
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Sir Eyre Coote
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