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In 1856 Flora Augusta Chichester 1856- was born to Harry Chichester 2nd Baron Templemore 1821-1906 (34) and Laura Caroline Jane Paget Baroness Templemore

In 1856 Hilda Jane Sophia Finch-Hatton 1856-1893 was born to George Finch-Hatton 6th Earl Nottingham, 11th Earl Winchelsea 1815-1887 (40) and Constance Henrietta Paget Countess Nottingham 1823-1878 (32) .

In 1856 Harold Finch-Hatton 1856-1904 was born to George Finch-Hatton 5th Earl Nottingham, 10th Earl Winchelsea 1791-1858 (64) .

In 1856 George Montacute Neville 1856-1920 was born to William Neville 1st Marquess Abergavenny 1826-1915 (29) and Caroline Vanden-Bempte-Johnston Marchioness Abergavenny .

In 1856 Augustus Perceval 8th Earl Egmont 1856-1910 was born to Charles Perceval 1831-1894 (25) .

In 1856 Charles Ashley Spencer-Churchill 1856-1858 was born to John Winston Spencer-Churchill 7th Duke Marlborough 1822-1883 (33) and Frances Anne Emily Vane Duchess Marlborough 1822-1899 (33) .

In 1856 Bertrand Arthur Talbot 17th Earl Shrewsbury, 17th Earl Waterford 1832-1856 (24) died

Around 1856 Digby Wentworth Bayard Willoughby 9th Baron Middleton 1844-1922 (11) educated at Eton College, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire .

Around 1856 Leila Louisa Millicent Willoughby 1856-1886 was born to Henry Willoughby 8th Baron Middleton 1817-1877 (38) and Julia Louisa Bosville Baroness Middleton 1824-1901 (31) .

In 1856 Reginald Courtenay Bishop 1813-1906 (43) was appointed as Bishop of Kingston .

In 1856 Thomas Francis Anson 3rd Earl Lichfield 1856-1918 was born to Thomas George Anson 2nd Earl Lichfield 1825-1892 (30) and Harriet Georgiana Louisa Hamilton Countess Lichfield 1834-1913 (22)

1832 . George Hayter 1792-1871 (39) . Portrait of Louisa Barbara Catherine Phillips Countess Lichfield 1800-1879 (32) with two of her children Thomas George Anson 2nd Earl Lichfield 1825-1892 (6) and Harriet Frances Maria Anson 1827-1898 (4) .

In 1856 William Victor Leopold Horatio Anson 1833-1856 (22) died .

In 1856 Eleanor Katherine Cust 1823-1856 (33) died .

In 1856 Hugh Fortescue 2nd Earl Fortescue 1783-1861 was appointed 715th Knight Garter: Victoria .

In 1856 Evelyn Coulston Gardner 1856-1902 was born to Alan Legge Gardner 3rd Baron Gardner 1810-1883 (45)

In 1856 Gilbert John Heathcote 1st Baron Aveland 1795-1867 (60) was created 1st Baron Aveland . Clementina Drummond-Willoughby 24th Baroness Willoughby Eresby, Baroness Aveland 1809-1888 (46) by marriage as Baron Aveland .

In 1856 Rupert Legh 1856-1919 was born to William Henry Legh 2nd Baron Leigh 1824-1905 (31) and Caroline Amelia Grosvenor Baroness Leigh 1828-1906 (27)

In 1856 Evelyn Henry Pierrepoint 1856-1926 was born to Sydney William Herbert Pierrepoint 3rd Earl Manvers 1825-1900 (31) .

In 1856 Josceline Percy 1784-1856 (72) died

In 1856 Eleanor Todd 1762-1856 (94) died

Before 05 Nov 1807 Angelica Kauffmann 1741-1807 (66) . Portrait of Eleanor Todd 1762-1856 (45) .

In 1856 Elizabeth Laura Wodehouse 1810-1856 (45) died .

In 1856 Paulyn Abney-Hastings 1856-1907 was born to Charles Frederick Abney-Hastings 1st Baron Donington 1822-1895 (33) .

In 1856 Harriet Smith -1856 died

In 1856 George Frederick Hotham 1799-1856 (57) died

In 1856 Edward Strutt 1st Baron Belper 1801-1880 (54) was created 1st Baron Belper . Amelia Harriet Otter Baroness Belper 1817-1890 (39) by marriage Baroness Belper .

In 1856 Richard Lawley 4th Baron Wenlock 1856-1918 was born to Beilby Lawley 2nd Baron Wenlock 1818-1880 (37) and Elizabeth Grosvenor Baroness Wenlock 1824-1899 (31) .

After 1856 .Monument to Selina Mary Hervey -1856 sculpted by J Gibson in Rome in St Mary's Church, Fawsley, Northamptonshire

Jan 1856

12 Jan 1856

On 12 Jan 1856 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 was born in Florence .

In 1892 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (35) was commissioned by Andrew Agnew 9th Baronet of Lochnaw Castle in Wigtownshire 1850-1928 (41) to paint a portrait of his wife Gertrude Vernon 1865-1932 (27) .The Portrait is titled "Lady Agnew of Lochnaw".

In 1901 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (44) . Portrait of Alfred Wertheimer 1876-1902 (24) .

In 1901 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (44) . Portrait of sisters Helena aka Ena Wertheimer 1874-1936 (26) and Betty Wertheimer 1877-1953 (23) .

In 1902 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (45) . Portrait of Alexandra Georgette Christian 1865-1957 (37) .

In or after 1904 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (47) . Portrait of Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart 6th Marquess Londonderry 1852-1915 (51) .

In 1905 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (48) . Portrait of sisters Helena aka Ena Wertheimer 1874-1936 (30) "A Vele Gonfie".

In 1908 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (51) . Portrait of Nancy Witcher Langhorne Viscountess Astor 1879-1964 (28) .

In 1908 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (51) . Portrait of Betty Wertheimer 1877-1953 (30) .

In 1908 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (51) . Portrait of Cora Smith Countess Strafford -1932 .

In 1908 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (51) . Portrait of Arthur William Patrick Albert Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942 (57) .

Before 14 Apr 1925 John Singer-Sargent Painter 1856-1925 (69) painted his last portrait the sitter being Grace Elvina Hinds Marchioness Curzon Kedleston 1885-1958 (39) .

17 Jan 1856

On 17 Jan 1856 Louisa Augusta Beatrice Montagu Countess Gosford 1856-1944 was born to William Drogo Montagu 7th Duke Manchester 1823-1890 (32) and Louisa Frederica Augusta Vonalten Duchess Devonshire, Duchess Manchester 1832-1911 (23)

Mar 1856

02 Mar 1856

On 02 Mar 1856 Maria "Mie-Mie" Seymour-Conway Marchioness of Hertford 1771-1856 (84) died .

07 Mar 1856

On 07 Mar 1856 Violet Lindsay Duchess Rutland 1856-1937 was born to Charles Hugh Lindsay 1816-1889 (39)

09 Mar 1856

On 09 Mar 1856 Thomas Liddell 1800-1856 (55) died .

20 Mar 1856

27 Mar 1856

On 27 Mar 1856 Yekaterina Semyonovna Vorontsova Countess Pembroke, Countess Montgomery 1784-1856 (71) died

28 Mar 1856

On 28 Mar 1856 Henry Williams-Wynn 1783-1856 (73) died

May 1856

12 May 1856

On 12 May 1856 Edward Digby 2nd Earl Digby 1773-1856 (83) died without issue. Earl Digby became extinct. His half first-cousin once-removed Edward St Vincent Digby 9th Baron Digby 1806-1889 (49) succeeded as 9th Baron Digby of Geashill in County Offaly , 3rd Baron Digby of Sherbourne in Dorset . Theresa Anna Maria Fox-Strangeways Baroness Digby 1814-1874 (42) by marriage Countess Digby .

Jun 1856

08 Jun 1856

On 08 Jun 1856 Maria Theresa Talbot Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford -1856 died

14 Jun 1856

On 14 Jun 1856 Granville Armyne Gordon 1856-1907 was born to Charles Gordon 10th Marquess Huntly 1792-1863 (64) .

15 Jun 1856

On 15 Jun 1856 Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness 1856-1934 was born to Charles Harbord 5th Baron Suffield 1830-1914 (26) and Cecilia Annetta Baring Baroness Suffield .

29 Jun 1856

On 29 Jun 1856 Edmund Boyle 8th Earl Cork 1767-1856 (88) died . His grandson Richard Boyle 9th Earl Cork 1829-1904 (27) succeeded as 9th Earl Cork . Emily Charlotte Burgh Countess Cork 1828-1912 (27) by marriage Countess Cork .

Jul 1856

03 Jul 1856

On 03 Jul 1856 Alfred Nathaniel Holden Curzon 4th Baron Scarsdale 1831-1916 (24) and Blanche Pocklington-Senhouse Baroness Scarsdale 1837-1875 (18) were married .

05 Jul 1856

On 05 Jul 1856 Hedworth Meux 1856-1929 was born to George Frederick D'Arcy Lambton 2nd Earl Durham 1828-1879 (27) and Beatrix Frances Hamilton Countess Durham 1835-1871 (21)

26 Jul 1856

After 26 Jul 1856 . Monument to John Cust 3rd Baronet Cust 1718-1770 in St Peter and St Paul Church, Belton House, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire . Sculpted by W Tyler .

After 26 Jul 1856 . Monument to Lucy Cust in St Peter and St Paul Church, Belton House, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire .

28 Jul 1856

Sep 1856

10 Sep 1856

On 10 Sep 1856 Edmund Roche 1st Baron Fermoy 1815-1874 (41) was created 1st Baron Fermoy

11 Sep 1856

On 11 Sep 1856 Frederick Christian Oldenburg II Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1829-1880 (27) and Adelheid Hohenlohe-Langenburg Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg were married . Adelheid Hohenlohe-Langenburg Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg by marriage Duchess Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg .

20 Sep 1856

On 20 Sep 1856 Frderick William Ludwig Zähringen 1826-1907 (30) and Louise Hohenzollern 1838-1923 (17) were married

22 Sep 1856

On 22 Sep 1856 Richard FitzGerald King 1779-1856 (77) died .

25 Sep 1856

On 25 Sep 1856 Richard Henry Fitzroy Somerset 2nd Baron Raglan 1817-1884 (39) and Georgina Lygon Baroness Raglan were married . Georgina Lygon Baroness Raglan by marriage Baroness Raglan (1852) .

Nov 1856

05 Nov 1856

On 05 Nov 1856 Digby Willoughby 7th Baron Middleton 1769-1856 (86) died . His first-cousin once-removed Henry Willoughby 8th Baron Middleton 1817-1877 (39) succeeded as 8th Baron Middleton . Julia Louisa Bosville Baroness Middleton 1824-1901 (32) by marriage Baroness Middleton .

11 Nov 1856

On 11 Nov 1856 Raymond Robert Arundell 1856-1886 was born to Theodore Arundell -1868 and Louise Hussey -1907 .

12 Nov 1856

On 12 Nov 1856 Anne Isabella Noel Baroness Byron, 15th Baroness Despencer, 11th Baroness Wentworth 1792-1860 (64) succeeded as 15th Baron Despencer (5C 1387) , 11th Baron Wentworth .

On 12 Nov 1856 Nathaniel Curzon 3rd Baron Scarsdale 1781-1856 (75) died . His nephew Alfred Nathaniel Holden Curzon 4th Baron Scarsdale 1831-1916 (25) succeeded as 4th Baron Scarsdale . Blanche Pocklington-Senhouse Baroness Scarsdale 1837-1875 (19) by marriage Baroness Scarsdale .

24 Nov 1856

On 24 Nov 1856 Francis Close Dean Carlisle 1797-1882 (59) was appointed Dean Carlisle Cathedral .

Dec 1856

19 Dec 1856

On 19 Dec 1856 John Douglas 7th Marquess Queensberry 1779-1856 (77) died . His son Archibald William Douglas 8th Marquess Queensberry 1818-1858 (38) succeeded as 8th Marquess Queensberry , 10th Earl Queensberry , 9th Lord Douglas Hawick , 7th Lord Drumlanrig , 7th Baronet Kelhead (Nova Scotia) . Caroline Margaret Clayton Marchioness Queensbury -1904 by marriage Marchioness Queensberry .