m. 7 Jan 1790
Facts and Events
Lady Anne Smith (née Wesley, previously FitzRoy; 1775 – 16 December 1844) was the sister of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. She was born Lady Anne Wesley, the only daughter of Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington, and the Hon. Anne Hill, daughter of Arthur Hill-Trevor, 1st Viscount Dungannon.
On 25 July 1814 Lady Anne's daughter Georgiana Frederica FitzRoy (born 3 October 1792) married Henry Somerset, Marquess of Worcester, who had served the Duke of Wellington as an aide-de-camp during the Peninsular War. Lady Worcester was Wellington's favourite niece, and her death in great pain ("I did not know death could hurt so much") on 11 May 1821 was a great blow to him and all her friends. On 29 June 1822 Lord Worcester married Lady Anne's other daughter Emily Frances (born 3 March 1800), greatly to the annoyance of Wellington, who was never close to his sister afterwards. On 23 November 1835 Emily Frances became Duchess of Beaufort.
Lady Anne Smith died in 1844.