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Friday, February 13, 2015

The 8th Marquess of Waterford 1933-2015

_. The 8th Marquess of Waterford (Marquess, Ireland, cr 1789), died 11 February, 2015. He was 81.

John Hubert de la Poer Beresford was born 14 July, 1933, son of the 7th Marquess  (1901-34), by his wife the former Juliet Mary Lindsay (who d 1987), and succeeded his father 80 years ago,  25 Sept, 1934.

He married 23 July, 1957, Lady Caroline Olein Geraldine Wyndham-Quin (b 1936), second daughter of the 6th Earl of Dunraven & Mount Earl (1887-1965), by his second wife the former Nancy Yuill (d 1994), by whom he had issue, three sons, Henry, Charles and James, and one daughter, Lady Alice de la Poer Beresford.

The eldest son, Henry, styled Earl of Tyrone, who was born 23 March, 1958, succeeds as 9th Marquess of Waterford, Earl of Tyrone and Viscount Tyrone, Baron Le Poer and Baron Beresford, and 13th baronet, &c.

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