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|Ponsonby, the Hon.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 25, 1898. [Eldest] s. of Edward, Viscount Duncannon (later 8th Earl of Bessborough), of Bessborough, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny (and Blanche Vere, dau. of Sir John Guest, Bart., M.P.).
B. [Oct. 27], 1880, in London.
Matric. Michs. 1898; B.A. 1901.
Called to the Bar, Inner Temple, June 24, 1903.
Succeeded as Viscount Duncannon, 1906.
J.P. and D.L., Co. Kilkenny.
Knight of Justice of St John of Jerusalem.
LL.D., MacGill and Toronto, 1931.
F.R.I.B.A. Grand Officer of Legion of Honour.
Member of the L.C.C. (for E. Marylebone), 1907-10.
M.P. for Cheltenham, 1910; for Dover, 1913-20.
Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Lieut., Bucks.
Yeomanry; Major, T.F. Reserve; in Gallipoli, 1915; in France (on Staff), 1916-18; Order of St Maurice and St Lazarus, Italy; of Leopold II, Belgium; of the Redeemer, Greece; of St Anne, Russia; C.M.G., 1919; mentioned in despatches). Succeeded his father as 9th Earl of Bessborough, 1920.
Governor-General of Canada, 1931-5. G.C.M.G., 1931.
Created Earl of Bessborough in U.K., 1937.
Of Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Hants.
Married, June 25, 1912, Roberte (Dame, Gd. Cross of St John), only dau. of Baron de Neuflize, C.V.O., of Paris, and had issue.
Joint Editor of Lady Bessborough and her Family Circle.
(Harrow Sch. Reg.; Burke, P. and B.; Fox-Davies, Armorial Families; Law Lists; Who's Who.)
|Hon. Vere Brabazon PONSONBY |
Approx. lifespan: 18801956
pens. Trinity College adm1898:06:25
Eldest s. of Edward PONSONBY, Viscount Duncannon (later 8th Earl of Bessborough), of Bessborough, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny , (and Blanche Vere GUEST dau. of Sir John GUEST, Bart., M.P.: )
b. London , 1880:[10:27]
Sch: Harrow School Harrow, [Middlesex],
Called to the Bar: Inner Temple 1903:06:24
Succeeded as Viscount Duncannon 1906
J.P. and D.L.: Co. Kilkenny ,
Knight of Justice of: : St John of Jerusalem.
Hon.LLD MacGill and Toronto, [Ontario], Canada , 1931
Grand Officer of: : Legion of Honour.
Member of: the L.C.C. London , London , [London], (for E. Marylebone, [London], ) 1907-10
M.P. for: : Cheltenham, [Gloucestershire], 1910
for Dover, [Kent], 1913-20
served in the Great War: 1914-19
Lieutenant: Bucks. Yeomanry
Major: T.F. Reserve; Gallipoli, [Turkey], 1915 ;in France , (on Staff) 1916-18
Order of St Maurice and St Lazarus, Italy , ; of Leopold II, Belgium , ; of the Redeemer, Greece , ; of St Anne, Russia ,
Mentioned in Despatches )
Succeeded his father as 9th Earl of Bessborough 1920
Governor-General of: Canada , 1931-35
Created Earl of Bessborough in U.K. 1937
Of Stansted Park, [+ci]Stansted[-ci] Rowlands Castle, Rowlands, Hampshire ,
m. 1912:06:25,Roberte (Dame, Gd. Cross of St John), only dau. of Baron de Neuflize, CVO of Paris, [France],
Joint Editor of: : Lady Bessborough and her Family Circle
( Harrow School Reg. ; Burke, P. and B. ; Fox-Davies, Armorial Families; Law Lists; Who's Who .)
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