Sydney Pierrepont, 3rd Earl Manvers

Sydney Pierrepont, 3rd Earl Manvers

Sydney William Herbert Pierrepont (12 March 1826 – 16 January 1900) was a British nobleman and politician.

Born at Holme Pierrepont, he was the second surviving son of Charles Pierrepont, 2nd Earl Manvers. He entered Christ Church, Oxford in 1843. He was styled Viscount Newark after the death of his elder brother in 1850, and succeeded his father in 1860. He was elected unopposed as Conservative Member of Parliament for South Nottinghamshire in 1852 and served until 1860.

He was also a Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant for Nottinghamshire, and Honorary Colonel in the Nottinghamshire Regiment of Yeomanry Cavalry.

Family and children

He married Georgine Jane Elizabeth Fanny de Franquetot, second daughter of Augustin, Duc de Coigny in 1852. They had five children:
* Lady Emily Annora Charlotte Pierrepont (16 March 185311 May 1935), married Frederick Lygon, 6th Earl Beauchamp in 1878
* Charles William Sydney Pierrepont, 4th Earl Manvers (1854–1926)
* Hon. Evelyn Henry Pierrepont (1856–1926), married Sophia Arkwright. Their eldest son became the 6th Earl Manvers.
* Hon. Henry Sydney Pierrepont (1863–1883)
* Lady Mary Augusta Pierrepont (1865–1917), married John Peter Grant in 1899


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