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Carysfort, Baron (I, 1752 - 1909)


Creation: let.pat. 23 Jan 1752


Extinct: 4 Sep 1909


Family name: Proby




See Earl of Carysfort



John [Proby], 1st Baron Carysfort, KB PC

son and heir of John Proby MP, of Elton Hall, co. Huntingdon, by his wife Hon Jane Leveson-Gower, 1st dau. of John [Leveson-Gower], 1st Baron Gower


25 Nov 1720


27 Aug 1750 Hon Elizabeth Allen (bapt. 19 Jul 1722; d. Mar 1783), sister and cohrss. of John [Allen], 3rd Viscount Allen, and 1st dau. of Joshua [Allen], 2nd Viscount Allen, by his wife Margaret du Pass, dau. of Samuel du Pass, of Epsom, co. Surrey


1. Hon John Joshua Proby, later 2nd Baron Carysfort later 1st Earl of Carysfort

1. Hon Elizabeth Proby, mar. T J Storey


18 Oct 1772


23 Jan 1752 Baron Carysfort, of Carysfort in the County of Wicklow

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Whig) for Stamford 1747-54 and for Huntingdonshire 1754-68; Grand Master of Freemasons 1752-54; a Lord of the Admiralty 1757 and 1763-65; Privy Councillor [I] 1758; Knight of the Bath 1761


John Joshua [Proby], 2nd Baron Carysfort later 1st Earl of Carysfort, KP PC


20 Aug 1789 Earl of Carysfort


The Barony of Carysfort was held by the Earls of Carysfort from 20 Aug 1789 until 4 Sep 1909, when on the death of William [Proby], 5th Earl of Carysfort and 6th Baron Carysfort, both titles became extinct.


 First written 31 Oct 2003



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