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John Robert Townshend, 1st Earl Sydney
b.9 Aug 1805
  1. John Robert Townshend, 1st Earl Sydney1805 - 1890
m. 4 Aug 1832
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Name John Robert Townshend, 1st Earl Sydney
Gender Male
Birth[1] 9 Aug 1805
Marriage 4 Aug 1832 St James Westminster, Middlesex, Englandto Lady Emily Caroline Paget, Countess Sydney
Census 1841 St James Westminster, Middlesex, Englandwith Lady Emily Caroline Paget, Countess Sydney
Census 1851 Chislehurst, Kent, Englandwith Lady Emily Caroline Paget, Countess Sydney
Census 1881 St James Westminster, Middlesex, England3 Cleveland Square
with Lady Emily Caroline Paget, Countess Sydney
Death[1] 14 Feb 1890 Chislehurst, Kent, EnglandFrognal
Burial[2] 12 Apr 1890


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John Robert Townshend, 1st Earl Sydney GCB, PC (9 August 1805 – 14 February 1890), known as The Viscount Sydney between 1831 and 1874, was a British Liberal politician. In a ministerial career spanning over 30 years, he was twice Lord Chamberlain of the Household and twice Lord Steward of the Household.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 John Townshend, 1st Earl Sydney, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. England and Wales. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858 onwards.

    12 April. The Will with two Codicils of the Right Honourable John Robert Earl Sydney late of Frognal in the Parish of Chislehurst in the County of Kent G.C.B. who died 14 February 1890 at Frognal was proved at the Principal Registry by the Right Honourable Emiily Caroline Countess Sydney of Frognal Widow the Relict and the Honourable Robert Marsham of 5 Chesterfield - street Mayfair in the County of Middlesex the Nephew and Reginald Augustus Warren of 99 Great-Russell-street in the County of Middlesex Esquire the Executors.

  3.   John Robert Townshend, 1st and last Earl Sydney, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.