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Extinct Great Britain Earldoms

 

Ashburnham, Earl of (GB, 1730 - 1924)

 

Bath, Earl of (GB, 1742 - 1764)

Beaulieu, Earl of (GB, 1784 - 1802)

 

Cadogan, Earl (GB, 1718 - 1726)

Carnarvon, Earl of (GB, 1714 - 1789) - the earldom was held by the Dukes of Chandos from 1719, when the 1st Earl of Carnarvon was created Marquess of Carnarvon and Duke of Chandos, until 1789, when on the death of the 3rd Duke of Chandos all his titles became extinct

Castleton, Earl (GB, 1720 - 1723)

Chatham, Earl of (GB, 1766 - 1835)

Clare, Earl of (GB, 1714 - 1768) - see Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Coningsby (GB, 1719 - 1761)

Cornwallis, Earl (GB, 1753 - 1852)

Cowper, Earl (GB, 1718 - 1905)

 

Darlington, Countess of (GB, for life 1722 - 1725) - Countess Sophia von Platen, mistress of Ernest August, Elector of Hanover, and his son King George I, was created Countess of Leinster for life in 1721 and Baroness Brentford and Countess of Darlington for life in 1722; all these titles became extinct on her death in 1725

Darlington, Earl of (GB, 1754 - 1891) - the earldom was held by the Marquesses of Cleveland from 1827, when the 3rd Earl of Darlington was created Marquess of Cleveland, and by the Dukes of Cleveland from 1833, when the 1st Marquess of Cleveland was created Baron Raby and Duke of Cleveland, until 1891, when on the death of the 4th Duke of Cleveland all his titles became extinct except for the Barony of Barnard

Digby, Earl (GB, 1790 - 1856)

Dorchester, Earl of (GB, 1792 - 1808)

 

Effingham, Earl of (GB, 1731 - 1816)

Egremont, Earl of (GB, 1749 - 1845) - the earldom was held by the 7th Duke of Somerset from 1749, when he was created Baron Cockermouth and Earl of Egremont, with a special remainder to his nephews Sir Charles Wyndham, Bt., and Percy O'Brien, the former of whom became 2nd Earl of Egremont in 1750; on the death of the 4th Earl of Egremont in 1845 both the Barony of Cockermouth and the Earldom of Egremont became extinct

Eltham, Earl of (GB, 1726 - merged in the Crown 1760) - see Duke of Edinburgh

 

Fauconberg, Earl (GB, 1774 - 1802)

Feversham, Countess of (GB, 1719 - 1743) - see Duchess of Kendal

FitzWalter, Earl (GB, 1730 - 1756)

Fitzwilliam, Earl (GB, 1746 - 1979) - see Earl Fitzwilliam

 

Granville, Earl (GB, 1715 - 1776)

 

Halifax, Earl of (GB, 1714 - 1715)

Halifax, Earl of (GB, 1715 - 1771)

Harborough, Earl of (GB, 1719 - 1859)

Harcourt, Earl (GB, 1749 - 1830)

Howe, Earl (GB, 1788 - 1799)

 

Kennington, Earl of (GB, 1726 - 1765) - see Duke of Cumberland

Ker, Earl (GB, 1722 - 1804) - the earldom was held by the Dukes of Roxburghe from 1741, when the 1st Earl Ker succeeded his father as 2nd Duke of Roxburghe, until 1804, when on the death of the 3rd Duke of Roxburghe the Barony and Earldom of Ker became extinct and his other titles passed to a cousin

 

Leicester, Earl of (GB, 1744 - 1759)

Leicester, Earl of (GB, 1784 - 1855) - see Marquess Townshend

Ligonier, Earl (GB, 1766 - 1770)

Liverpool, Earl of (GB, 1796 - 1851)

Lonsdale, Earl of (GB, 1784 - 1802)

 

Malton, Earl of (GB, 1734 - 1782) - the earldom was held by the Marquesses of Rockingham from 1746, when the 1st Earl of Malton was created Marquess of Rockingham, until 1782, when on the death of the 2nd Marquess of Rockingham all his titles became extinct

 

Northington, Earl of (GB, 1764 - 1786)

Norwich, Earl of (GB, 1784 - 1836) - the earldom was held by the Dukes of Gordon from 1784, when the 4th Duke of Gordon was created Baron Gordon of Huntly and Earl of Norwich, until 1836, when the 5th Duke of Gordon died without male heirs and the earldom became extinct

 

Orford, Earl of (GB, 1742 - 1797)

Oxford and Mortimer, Earl of (GB, 1711 - 1853)

 

Pomfret/Pontefract, Earl of (GB, 1721 - 1867)

Powis, Earl of (GB, 1748 - 1801)

 

Rockingham, Earl of (GB, 1714 - 1746)

 

St Vincent, Earl (GB, 1797 - 1823)

Stanhope, Earl (GB, 1718 - 1967)

Strafford, Earl of (GB, 1711 - 1799)

Strange, Earl (GB, 1786 - 1957) - see Duke of Atholl

Sussex, Earl of (GB, 1717 - 1799)

 

Talbot, Earl (GB, 1761 - 1782)

Temple, Earl (GB, 1749 - 1889) - the earldom was held by the Marquesses of Buckingham from 1784, when the 3rd Earl Temple was created Marquess of Buckingham, and by the Dukes of Buckingham and Chandos from 1822, when the 2nd Marquess of Buckingham was created Marquess of Chandos and Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, until 1889, when the 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos died without a male heir and certain of his titles, including the Earldom of Temple, became extinct

 

Uxbridge, Earl of (GB, 1714 - 1769)

 

Walsingham, Countess of (GB, for life 1722 - 1778)

Warrington, Earl of (GB, 1796 - 1883) - the earldom was held by the Earls of Stamford from 1796, when the 5th Earl of Stamford was created Baron Delamer and Earl of Warrington, until 1883, when on the death of the 7th Earl of Stamford the Barony of Delamer and the Earldom of Warrington became extinct

Wilmington, Earl of (GB, 1730 - 1743)

 

Yarmouth, Countess of (GB, for life 1740 - 1765)

 

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