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James Thomas Stopford (1794 - 1858)

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James Thomas "4th Earl of Courtown, Wexford" Stopford
Born in St. James's Place, St. James's, London, Englandmap
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Died in Courtown House, Gorey, County Wexford,
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James Stopford was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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He was the son of James George Stopford, 3rd Earl of Courtown and Lady Mary Scott. He was born on 27 March 1794 at St. James's Place, St. James's, London, England. He married as his first wife Lady Charlotte Albina Montagu-Scott, daughter of Charles William Henry Montagu-Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch and Hon. Harriet Katherine Townshend, on 4 July 1822 at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England. After her death in February 1828, aged 28, he married secondly Dora Pennefather, daughter of Rt. Hon. Edward Pennefather and Susannah Darby, on 29 October 1850 at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland. He died on 20 November 1858 at age 64 at Courtown House, Gorey, County Wexford, Ireland.

He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount Stopford [I., 1762] on 15 June 1835. He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Courtown, co. Wexford [I., 1762] on 15 June 1835. He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Saltersford, of Saltersford, co. Chester [G.B., 1796] on 15 June 1835. He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Courtown, co. Wexford [I., 1758] on 15 June 1835. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for County Wexford between 1820 and 1830. He held the office of Sheriff of County Wexford in 1833.


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  • G,E Cokayne, with Vicary Gibbs, H.A Doubleday, Geoffrey H, White, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed.. 13 volumes in 14. 1910-1959. Reprint in 6 volumes (Name: Name: Alan Sutton Publishing; Location: Gloucester, U,K; Date: 2000;;), volume III, page 469.
  • England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, Name The Right Honorable James Thomas Courtown Probate Date 7 Jul 1860 Registry Principal Registry London Death Date 20 Nov 1858 Death Place Wexford, Ireland.

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