Christopher Nevill, 6th Marquess of Abergavenny

Christopher George Charles Nevill, 6th Marquess of Abergavenny OStJ DL (born 23 April 1955)[1][2] is a British peer and current head of the House of Neville. He is the only surviving son of the late Lord Rupert Nevill and his wife Lady Camilla Anne Evelyn Wallop. Lord Abergavenny succeeded to the Marquessate on the death of his uncle, the late 5th Marquess of Abergavenny.[3]

The Marquess of Abergavenny

Marquess of Abergavenny
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Tenure23 February 2000–present
PredecessorJohn Nevill, 5th Marquess of Abergavenny
Other titles10th Earl of Abergavenny
6th Earl of Lewes
10th Viscount Nevill
26th Baron Abergavenny
BornChristopher George Charles Nevill
(1955-04-23) 23 April 1955 (age 65)
ResidenceEridge Park
Venetia Maynard
m. 1985)
George Rupert Gerard Nevill (deceased)
Lady Sophie Alice Augusta Nevill
ParentsLord Rupert Nevill
Lady Camilla Anne Evelyn Wallop


He was educated at Harrow School.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of the late Lord Rupert Nevill (second son of Major Guy Larnach-Nevill, 4th Marquess of Abergavenny and Isabel Nellie Larnach) and Lady Camilla Anne Evelyn Wallop (daughter of Gerard Vernon Wallop, 9th Earl of Portsmouth and Mary Lawrence Post).

He married Venetia V. Maynard, daughter of Fredrick Gerald Maynard in 1985. They had twins, George Rupert Gerard and Sophie Alice Augusta, born 27 June 1990; however, George died later the same year, on 15 September 1990.[5]


  1. ^ "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2014. the Marquess of Abergavenny, 57
  2. ^ "Order of St John". The Gazette. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Christopher George Charles Nevill, 6th Marquess of Abergavenny". The Peerage. 29 January 2011. Retrieved 21 April 2014. on 23 February 2000.
  4. ^ ‘ABERGAVENNY’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014
  5. ^ "Abergavenny, Marquess of (UK, 1876)". Cracroft's Peerage. 21 July 2005. Retrieved 21 April 2014.

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Nevill
Marquess of Abergavenny
Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom
Preceded by
The Most Hon. The Marquess
of Normanby
The Most Hon. The Marquess of Abergavenny
Succeeded by
The Most Hon. The Marquess
of Zetland