Walter John Pelham, 4th Earl of Chichester1

M, #28921, b. 22 September 1838, d. 28 May 1902
Last Edited=13 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
     Walter John Pelham, 4th Earl of Chichester was born on 22 September 1838 at Stanmer House, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Henry Thomas Pelham, 3rd Earl of Chichester and Lady Mary Brudenell.1 He married Elizabeth Mary Bligh, daughter of Hon. Sir John Duncan Bligh and Elizabeth Mary Gisborne, on 18 June 1861 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.1 He died on 28 May 1902 at age 63 at Stanmer House, Brighton, Sussex, England, without issue.1 He was buried on 31 May 1902 at Stanmer House, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1859 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Lewes between 1865 and 1874.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Chichester [U.K., 1801] on 16 March 1886.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baron Pelham of Stanmer, co. Sussex [G.B., 1762] on 16 March 1886.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Baronet Pelham, of Laughton, co. Sussex [E., 1611] on 16 March 1886.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Sussex.2

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 197. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 773. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Reverend Francis Godolphin Pelham, 5th Earl of Chichester1

M, #28922, b. 18 October 1844, d. 21 April 1905
Last Edited=2 Jan 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
     Reverend Francis Godolphin Pelham, 5th Earl of Chichester was born on 18 October 1844.2 He was the son of Henry Thomas Pelham, 3rd Earl of Chichester and Lady Mary Brudenell.1 He married Hon. Alice Carr Glyn, daughter of George Carr Glyn, 1st Baron Wolverton and Marianne Grenfell, on 4 August 1870.3 He died on 21 April 1905 at age 60.1
     He graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).3 He was the Rector at Lambeth, Surrey, England.2 He succeeded to the title of 6th Baron Pelham of Stanmer, co. Sussex [G.B., 1762] on 28 May 1902.1 He succeeded to the title of 10th Baronet Pelham, of Laughton, co. Sussex [E., 1611] on 28 May 1902.2 He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Chichester [U.K., 1801] on 28 May 1902.1

Children of Reverend Francis Godolphin Pelham, 5th Earl of Chichester and Hon. Alice Carr Glyn

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 197. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 773. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 174. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Mary Bligh1

F, #28923, b. 22 March 1837, d. 7 December 1911
Last Edited=25 Feb 2007
     Elizabeth Mary Bligh was born on 22 March 1837 at Stockholm, Sweden.1 She was the daughter of Hon. Sir John Duncan Bligh and Elizabeth Mary Gisborne.1 She married Walter John Pelham, 4th Earl of Chichester, son of Henry Thomas Pelham, 3rd Earl of Chichester and Lady Mary Brudenell, on 18 June 1861 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.1 She died on 7 December 1911 at age 74 at Enbrook, Sandgate, Kent, England.1 She was buried on 12 December 1911 at Stanmer House, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
      From 18 June 1861, her married name became Pelham. As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Mary Bligh was styled as Countess of Chichester on 16 March 1886.

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 197. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Hon. Sir John Duncan Bligh1

M, #28924, b. 11 October 1798, d. 8 May 1872
Last Edited=22 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Hon. Sir John Duncan Bligh was born on 11 October 1798.2 He was the son of John Bligh, 4th Earl of Darnley and Elizabeth Brownlow.1,2 He married, firstly, Elizabeth Mary Gisborne, daughter of Thomas Gisborne, on 19 December 1835.2 He married, secondly, Anne Julia Brownlow, daughter of Reverend Francis Brownlow and Lady Catherine Brabazon, on 28 November 1865.2 He died on 8 May 1872 at age 73.2
     He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.).2 He held the office of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Hanover.2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.).1

Child of Hon. Sir John Duncan Bligh and Elizabeth Mary Gisborne

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 197. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1033. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Hon. Alice Carr Glyn1

F, #28925, d. 1 February 1934
Last Edited=16 Dec 2012
     Hon. Alice Carr Glyn was the daughter of George Carr Glyn, 1st Baron Wolverton and Marianne Grenfell.2 She married Reverend Francis Godolphin Pelham, 5th Earl of Chichester, son of Henry Thomas Pelham, 3rd Earl of Chichester and Lady Mary Brudenell, on 4 August 1870.3 She died on 1 February 1934 at Falmer, Sussex, England.3 She was buried on 6 February 1934 at Stanmer, Sussex, England.3
      Her married name became Pelham. As a result of her marriage, Hon. Alice Carr Glyn was styled as Countess of Chichester on 28 May 1902.

Children of Hon. Alice Carr Glyn and Reverend Francis Godolphin Pelham, 5th Earl of Chichester

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 773. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 174. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.


Jocelyn Brudenell Pelham, 6th Earl of Chichester1

M, #28926, b. 21 May 1871, d. 14 November 1926
Last Edited=13 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Jocelyn Brudenell Pelham, 6th Earl of Chichester was born on 21 May 1871.2 He was the son of Reverend Francis Godolphin Pelham, 5th Earl of Chichester and Hon. Alice Carr Glyn.1 He married Ruth Buxton, daughter of Francis William Buxton and Hon. Mary Emma Lawrence, on 17 May 1898.3 He died on 14 November 1926 at age 55 at Stanmer Park, Lewes, Sussex, England, from pneumonia.4 He was buried on 26 November 1926 at Stanmer, Sussex, England.4
     He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).4,2 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 5th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment.2 He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Chichester [U.K., 1801] on 21 April 1905.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Baron Pelham of Stanmer, co. Sussex [G.B., 1762] on 21 April 1905.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Baronet Pelham, of Laughton, co. Sussex [E., 1611] on 21 April 1905.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Sussex.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Sussex.2 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the 5th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment.2 He was Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1918.2

Children of Jocelyn Brudenell Pelham, 6th Earl of Chichester and Ruth Buxton

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 197. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 774. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 174. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Ruth Buxton1

F, #28927, d. 8 February 1965
Last Edited=25 Feb 2007
     Ruth Buxton was the daughter of Francis William Buxton and Hon. Mary Emma Lawrence.2 She married Jocelyn Brudenell Pelham, 6th Earl of Chichester, son of Reverend Francis Godolphin Pelham, 5th Earl of Chichester and Hon. Alice Carr Glyn, on 17 May 1898.1 She died on 8 February 1965.3
      Her married name became Pelham. As a result of her marriage, Ruth Buxton was styled as Countess of Chichester on 21 April 1905.

Children of Ruth Buxton and Jocelyn Brudenell Pelham, 6th Earl of Chichester

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 625. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 174. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Francis William Buxton1

M, #28928, b. 5 August 1847, d. 14 November 1911
Last Edited=3 Dec 2011
Consanguinity Index=6.25%
     Francis William Buxton was born on 5 August 1847.1 He was the son of Sir Edward North Buxton, 2nd Bt. and Catherine Gurney.2 He married Hon. Mary Emma Lawrence, daughter of John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence of the Punjaub and of Grately and Harriette Katherine Hamilton, on 27 February 1872.1 He died on 14 November 1911 at age 64.1
     He graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He was a practising barrister.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for the County of London.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Hertfordshire.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Andover between 1880 and 1885.1 He was a Public Works Loan Commissioner in 1893.1 He was a member of the London School Board between 1899 and 1904.1

Children of Francis William Buxton and Hon. Mary Emma Lawrence

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 625. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Francis Godolphin Henry Pelham, 7th Earl of Chichester1

M, #28929, b. 23 March 1905, d. 22 November 1926
Last Edited=13 Feb 2011
     Francis Godolphin Henry Pelham, 7th Earl of Chichester was born on 23 March 1905.1 He was the son of Jocelyn Brudenell Pelham, 6th Earl of Chichester and Ruth Buxton.2 He died on 22 November 1926 at age 21 at Stanmer Park, Lewes, Sussex, England, from pneumonia, unmarried.3
     He succeeded to the title of 12th Baronet Pelham, of Laughton, co. Sussex [E., 1611] on 14 November 1926.3 He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Chichester [U.K., 1801] on 14 November 1926.3 He succeeded to the title of 8th Baron Pelham of Stanmer, co. Sussex [G.B., 1762] on 14 November 1926.3

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 774. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 174. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

John Buxton Pelham, 8th Earl of Chichester1

M, #28930, b. 12 June 1912, d. 21 February 1944
Last Edited=13 Feb 2011
     John Buxton Pelham, 8th Earl of Chichester was born on 12 June 1912.1 He was the son of Jocelyn Brudenell Pelham, 6th Earl of Chichester and Ruth Buxton.1 He married Ursula von Pannwitz, daughter of Walter de Pannwitz, on 27 March 1940.1 He died on 21 February 1944 at age 31, killed in a road accident, while on active service.1
     He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Chichester [U.K., 1801] on 22 November 1926.1 He succeeded to the title of 13th Baronet Pelham, of Laughton, co. Sussex [E., 1611] on 22 November 1926.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Baron Pelham of Stanmer, co. Sussex [G.B., 1762] on 22 November 1926.1 He was Honorary Attaché to Warsaw in 1931.2 He was Honorary Attaché to Washington in 1933.2 He was Honorary Private Secretary to British High Commissioner to Canada in 1934.2 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Scots Guards.2 He was 3rd Secretary and Press Attaché to The Hague in 1939.2 He fought in the Second World War.2

Children of John Buxton Pelham, 8th Earl of Chichester and Ursula von Pannwitz

Citations

  1. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 174. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 774. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]