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Tyrconnell, Earl of (I, 1761 - 1853)


Creation: let.pat. 1 May 1761


Extinct: 26 Jan 1853


Family name: Carpenter




Paly of six Argent and Gules on a Chevron Azure three Cross Crosslets Or


A Globe in a Frame all Or


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George [Carpenter], 3rd Baron Carpenter later 1st Earl of Tyrconnell

only son and heir of George [Carpenter], 2nd Baron Carpenter, by his wife Elizabeth Petty, dau. of David Petty, of Wanstead, co. Essex


26 Aug 1723


23 Mar 1747/8 Frances Clifton (d. 8 Nov 1786), only dau. of Sir Robert Clifton, 5th Bt. KB, of Clifton, co. Nottingham, by his first wife Lady Frances Coote, only child and hrss. of Nanfan [Coote], 2nd Earl of Bellomont


1. Hon George Carpenter, later 2nd Earl of Tyrconnell

2. Capt Hon Charles Carpenter RN (b. 3 Jan 1757; d. 5 Sep 1803), mar. 19 May 1785 Elizabeth Mackenzie (d. 23 Feb 1842), only dau. of Thomas Mackenzie, of Richmond, co. Surrey, and had issue:

1a. George Carpenter, later 3rd Earl of Tyrconnell

2a. John Delaval Carpenter, later 4th Earl of Tyrconnell

1. Lady Almeira Carpenter (d. 5 Oct 1809), mistress of HRH Prince William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Carpenter

3. Lady Caroline Carpenter (d. 16 Jul 1826), mar. Sir Uvedale Price, 1st Bt., of Foxley, co. Hereford, and had issue


9 Mar 1762


1 May 1761 Viscount Carlingford, of Carlingford in County Louth, and Earl of Tyrconnell, of Tyrconnell in the Province of Ulster

suc. by



suc. his father a 3rd Baron Carpenter 12 Jul 1749; Member of Parliament for Taunton 1754-62


George [Carpenter], 2nd Earl of Tyrconnell


30 Jun 1750

mar. (1)

9 Jul 1772 (div. by Act of Parliament 1777) Lady Frances Manners (b. 24 Mar 1753; mar. (2) 27 Oct 1777 Philip Leslie alias Anstruther, 2nd son of Alexander Anstruther, self styled 4th Lord Newark; dsp. 15 Oct 1792), 1st dau. of Lieut Gen Rt Hon Lord John Manners MP, styled Marquess of Granby (by his wife Lady Frances Seymour, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset), 1st son and heir ap. of John [Manners], 3rd Duke of Rutland

mar. (2)

3 Jun 1780 Hon Sarah Hussey Delaval, left her husband 1791 to live with the Earl of Strathmore (d. 7 Oct 1800; bur. in Westminster Abbey), 4th dau. and cohrss. of John Hussey [Delaval], 1st Baron Delaval, by his first wife and first cousin Susanna Potter, widow of John Potter, Under Secretary of State, and dau. of Ralph Robinson, of Gateshead, co. Durham

children by second wife

1. Hon John George Carpenter, styled Viscount Carlingford (b. 15 Apr 1782; dvp. 20 Jul 1789)

1. Lady Susan Hussey Carpenter (b. 15 Jul 1784; d. 7 Jun 1827), mar. 29 Aug 1805 Henry de la Poer [Beresford], 2nd Marquess of Waterford, and had issue


s.p.m.s. 15 Apr 1805

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Scarborough 1772-96 and for Berwick 1796-1802


George [Carpenter], 3rd Earl of Tyrconnell


10 Oct 1788


20 Dec 1812

suc. by



with Lord Cathcart's embassy to Russia in 1812, where he joined the Russian Army as a volunteer and shortly afterwards died of exhaustion


John Delaval [Carpenter], 4th Earl of Tyrconnell, GCH


16 Dec 1790


1 Oct 1817 Sarah Crowe (b. c. 1800; d. 23 Jan 1868), dau. and hrss. of Robert Crowe, of Kiplin Park, co. York, by his wife Anne Buckle, dau. of Christopher Buckle, of Burgh Heath, Banstead, co. Surrey

only child

1. Lady Elizabeth Anne Carpenter (b. and d. 19 Feb 1847)


s.p.s. 26 Jan 1853 (bur. at Owlesbuey, co. Hampshire)


GCH 1830; FRS 1834


On the death of the 4th Earl of Tyrconnell the Earldom of Tyrconnell became extinct.


 First written 16 Jun 2006



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