Genealogy of John "Mad Jack" Fuller


William Thomas Horner Fox-Strangways 4th Earl of Ilchester

William Thomas Horner Fox-Strangways, 4th Earl of Ilchester (7 May 1795-10 January 1865), known for most of his life as the Hon. William Thomas Horner Fox-Strangways, was a British diplomat and Whig politician.

Ilchester was the son of Henry Thomas Fox-Strangways, 2nd Earl of Ilchester, and his second wife Maria Digby. He served as an Attaché at the British embassies in St Petersburg, Constantinople, Naples and The Hague, as Secretary of Legation in Florence and Naples and as Secretary of Embassy in Vienna. In 1835 he was appointed Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in the Whig administration of Lord Melbourne, a post he held until 1840 (however, he was not a Member of Parliament during this time). The latter year Ilchester was appointed British Ambassador to the German Confederation, which he remained until 1849. In 1858 he succeeded his half-brother as fourth Earl of Ilchester and entered the House of Lords.

Lord Ilchester married Sophia Penelope Sheffield, daughter of Sir Robert Sheffield, 4th Baronet, in 1857. They had no children. He died in January 1865, aged 69, and was succeeded by his nephew Henry Edward Fox-Strangways.

Charles Walter Campion

Education: Balliol College, Oxford

Henry Stephen Fox-Strangways 3rd Earl of Ilchester

Henry Stephen Fox-Strangways, 3rd Earl of Ilchester PC (21 February 1787-8 January 1858), was a British peer and Whig politician.

Ilchester was the eldest son of Henry Thomas Fox-Strangways, 2nd Earl of Ilchester, and Mary Theresa O'Grady. He succeeded his father as third Earl of Ilchester in 1802 and took his seat in the House of Lords on his 21st birthday in 1808. In August 1835 Ilchester was appointed Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard (Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords) in the Whig administration of Lord Melbourne. He retained this post until July 1841 and was admitted to the Privy Council in 1837. Apart from his political career he also served as Lord Lieutenant of Somerset from 1837 to 1839.

Lord Ilchester married Caroline Leonora Murray, daughter of Lord George Murray, in 1812. He died January 1858, aged 70. Both his sons had predeceased him and he was succeeded in his titles by his half-brother William Thomas Horner Fox-Strangways.

Edward Fox Dyke Acland

as Edward F D Acland / Head / single / age 9 / occupation Son of a Gentleman living on his own Means & away from Home / birthplace Kensington London / living at Thirtoverl, Cold Ash, with brother W F D Acland, sister Ruth E Acland, 3 servanats + governess.

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Barnard Dickinson Harman