Sir Hugh Smithson (afterwards Percy)
succeeded 1750 as Earl of Northumberland cr. 1st Duke 1766
Charles Wyndham 3rd Lord Leconfield
Gave Petworth to the National Trust in 1947.
Henry Scawen Wyndham
Memorial at Petworth: In Memory of Henry Scawen Wyndham a Lieutenant in the 9th Lancers Very dearly loved eldest on of Colonel the Hon Edward Wyndham Esq & Gladys his wife. Who while following the tradition of his family was killed in action when taking part in the 8th Army's great victory of El Alamein on October 28th 1942.
There are things the good of which
and the use of which are beyond
all calculation of worldly goods or
earthly uses, things such as love
and Honour and the Soul of Man;
which cannot be bought with price
and do not die with Death
John Edward Reginald Wyndham 6th Lord Leconfield
Created 1st Lord Egremont 1963. Wrote "Wyndham and Children First", published 1968.