Catherine Cotton1

F, #283211, d. 16 March 1786
Last Edited=13 May 2008
     Catherine Cotton was the daughter of Rowland Cotton.2 She married Robert Shirley, 6th Earl Ferrers, son of Hon. Laurence Shirley and Anne Clarges, on 26 December 1754.1 She died on 16 March 1786.1
     From 26 December 1754, her married name became Shirley. After her marriage, Catherine Cotton was styled as Countess Ferrers on 11 October 1778.

Children of Catherine Cotton and Robert Shirley, 6th Earl Ferrers

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers1

M, #283212, b. 21 September 1756, d. 2 May 1827
Last Edited=15 Oct 2012
     Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers was born on 21 September 1756.1 He was the son of Robert Shirley, 6th Earl Ferrers and Catherine Cotton.2 He married, firstly, Elizabeth Prentise, daughter of John Prentise, on 13 March 1778.1 He married, secondly, Elizabeth Mundy, daughter of Wrightson Mundy, on 28 September 1799.1 He died on 2 May 1827 at age 70, without surviving legitimate issue.1
     He succeeded as the 13th Baronet Shirley, of Staunton Harold [E., 1611] on 17 April 1787.3 He succeeded as the 7th Earl Ferrers [G.B., 1711] on 17 April 1787.1 He succeeded as the 7th Viscount Tamworth, of co. Stafford [G.B., 1711] on 17 April 1787. He was appointed Fellow, Society of Antiquaries (F.S.A.)1

Child of Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers

Child of Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers and Elizabeth Prentise

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S2799] Elspeth Keightley, "re: Abercromby Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 11 May 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Abercromby Family."

John Prentise1

M, #283213
Last Edited=10 May 2008

Child of John Prentise

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Prentise1

F, #283214, d. 14 September 1799
Last Edited=13 May 2008
     Elizabeth Prentise was the daughter of John Prentise.2 She married Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers, son of Robert Shirley, 6th Earl Ferrers and Catherine Cotton, on 13 March 1778.1 She died on 14 September 1799.1
     From 13 March 1778, her married name became Shirley. After her marriage, Elizabeth Prentise was styled as Countess Ferrers on 17 April 1787.

Child of Elizabeth Prentise and Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Robert Sewallis Shirley, Viscount Tamworth1

M, #283215, b. 9 November 1778, d. 6 June 1824
Last Edited=5 Apr 2011
     Robert Sewallis Shirley, Viscount Tamworth was born on 9 November 1778.1 He was the son of Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers and Elizabeth Prentise.2 He married Hon. Sophia Caroline Curzon, daughter of Nathaniel Curzon, 2nd Baron Scarsdale and Hon. Sophia Susanna Noel, on 5 August 1800.1 He died on 6 June 1824 at age 45, without issue.1
     He was styled as Viscount Tamworth between 1787 and 1824.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Eleanor Shirley1

F, #283216, d. 13 January 1809
Last Edited=15 Oct 2012
     Eleanor Shirley was born illegitimately.1 She is the daughter of Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers.1 She married Hylton Jolliffe, son of William Jolliffe and Eleanor Hylton, on 7 September 1804.2 She died on 13 January 1809.2
     From 7 September 1804, her married name became Jolliffe.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hon. Sophia Caroline Curzon1

F, #283217, d. 3 February 1849
Last Edited=29 Jan 2017
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Hon. Sophia Caroline Curzon was the daughter of Nathaniel Curzon, 2nd Baron Scarsdale and Hon. Sophia Susanna Noel.2 She married Robert Sewallis Shirley, Viscount Tamworth, son of Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers and Elizabeth Prentise, on 5 August 1800.1 She died on 3 February 1849, without issue.1
     From 5 August 1800, her married name became Shirley.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Eccleston1

M, #283218
Last Edited=10 Feb 2012
     William Eccleston married Rose Brabazon, daughter of Captain James Brabazon and Alice Bates, in 1686.2
     He lived at Drumshalton, County Louth, IrelandG.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Louth in 1705.2

Child of William Eccleston and Rose Brabazon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Wrightson Mundy1

M, #283219
Last Edited=20 Jun 2009
     Wrightson Mundy married Anne Burdett.
     He lived at Markeaton, Derbyshire, EnglandG.1

Child of Wrightson Mundy and Anne Burdett

Child of Wrightson Mundy

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Mundy1

F, #283220, d. 22 February 1827
Last Edited=13 May 2008
     Elizabeth Mundy was the daughter of Wrightson Mundy.2 She married Robert Shirley, 7th Earl Ferrers, son of Robert Shirley, 6th Earl Ferrers and Catherine Cotton, on 28 September 1799.1 She died on 22 February 1827, without issue.1
     After her marriage, Elizabeth Mundy was styled as Countess Ferrers on 28 September 1799. From 28 September 1799, her married name became Shirley.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]