John Ormsby-Gore, 1st Baron Harlech
Lord Harlech was the eldest son of William Ormsby-Gore, an Anglo-Irish aristocrat, and Mary Jane Ormsby. He was elected to the House of Commons for Carnarvonshire in 1837, a seat he held until 1841, and later represented North Shropshire from 1859 to 1876.
Marriage and childrenEdit
Lord Harlech married Sarah, daughter of Sir John Tyssen Tyrrell, 2nd Baronet, on 4 June 1844. They had one child:
Lord Harlech died on 15 June 1876, aged 60, having held the title for only five months. As he had no son, he was succeeded according to the special remainder by his brother William.
Lady Harlech died in 1898.
Coat of armsEdit
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990,[page needed]
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Ormsby-Gore
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Thomas Assheton Smith
| Member of Parliament for Caernarvonshire
John Whitehall Dod
Hon. Rowland Hill
| Member of Parliament for Shropshire North
With: Hon. Rowland Hill 1859–1865
Hon. Charles Cust 1865–1866
Hon. Adelbert Cust 1866–1867
Viscount Newport 1867–1876
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
|New creation|| Baron Harlech