Biography of Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey 1802-1894

Paternal Family Tree: Grey

Maternal Family Tree: Louisa Molesworth Countess Fitzwilliam 1749-1824

On 18 Nov 1794 [his father] Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey (age 30) and [his mother] Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby Countess Grey (age 18) were married. She the daughter of William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby of Imokilly in County Cork (age 50) and Louisa Molesworth Countess Fitzwilliam (age 45). He the son of Charles Grey 1st Earl Grey (age 65) and Elizabeth Grey Countess Grey (age 50).

On 28 Dec 1802 Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey was born to Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey (age 38) and Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby Countess Grey (age 26).

On 14 Nov 1807 [his grandfather] Charles Grey 1st Earl Grey (age 78) died. His son [his father] Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey (age 43) succeeded 2nd Earl Grey, 2nd Viscount Grey of Howick in Northumberland, 2nd Baron Grey of Howick in Northumberland. [his mother] Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby Countess Grey (age 31) by marriage Countess Grey.

In 1808 Henry Grey 2nd Baronet (age 86) died. His nephew [his father] Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey (age 43) succeeded 3rd Baronet Grey of Howick in Northumberland.

On 19 Nov 1831 [his future brother-in-law] Joseph William Copley 4th Baronet (age 27) and Charlotte Anderson-Pelham Lady Copley (age 21) were married. She the daughter of Charles Anderson-Pelham 1st Earl Yarborough (age 50). He the son of Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet (age 62) and Cecil Hamilton Marchioness Abercorn.

On 09 Aug 1832 Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey (age 29) and Maria Copley 3rd Countess Grey (age 33) were married. She the daughter of Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet (age 63) and Cecil Hamilton Marchioness Abercorn. He the son of Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey (age 68) and Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby Countess Grey (age 56).

On 21 May 1838 [his father-in-law] Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet (age 69) died. He was buried at St Mary’s Church, Sprotbrough [Map]. His son [his brother-in-law] Joseph William Copley 4th Baronet (age 33) succeeded 4th Baronet Copley Sprotborough. Charlotte Anderson-Pelham Lady Copley (age 27) by marriage Lady Copley Sprotborough.

Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet: On 10 May 1769 he was born to Joseph Moyle aka Copley 1st Baronet and Mary Buller Lady Copley. On 04 Mar 1792 John Hamilton 1st Marquess Abercorn and Cecil Hamilton Marchioness Abercorn were married. She by marriage Marchioness Abercorn. They were divorced in Apr 1799. She married the Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet the following month; he being the brother of the Marquess' first wife Catherine Moyle Marchioness Abercorn. They were first cousins. On 09 Aug 1832 Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet and Cecil Hamilton Marchioness Abercorn were married. She by marriage Lady Copley Sprotborough. He was the younger brother of her first husband's [John Hamilton 1st Marquess Abercorn] first wife Catherine Moyle Marchioness Abercorn.

Joseph William Copley 4th Baronet: On 26 Jul 1804 he was born to Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet and Cecil Hamilton Marchioness Abercorn. On 19 Nov 1831 Joseph William Copley 4th Baronet and Charlotte Anderson-Pelham Lady Copley were married. She the daughter of Charles Anderson-Pelham 1st Earl Yarborough. He the son of Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet and Cecil Hamilton Marchioness Abercorn. On 04 Jan 1883 Joseph William Copley 4th Baronet died without issue. Baronet Copley Sprotborough extinct. He was buried at Brompton Cemetery, Kensington.

Charlotte Anderson-Pelham Lady Copley: On 21 Oct 1810 she was born to Charles Anderson-Pelham 1st Earl Yarborough. On 10 Aug 1875 Charlotte Anderson-Pelham Lady Copley died. She was buried at All Saints' Church, Brocklesby.

On 17 Jul 1845 [his father] Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey (age 81) died. His son Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey (age 42) succeeded 3rd Earl Grey, 3rd Viscount Grey of Howick in Northumberland, 3rd Baron Grey of Howick in Northumberland, 4th Baronet Grey of Howick in Northumberland. [his wife] Maria Copley 3rd Countess Grey (age 46) by marriage Countess Grey.

On 26 Nov 1861 [his mother] Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby Countess Grey (age 85) died.

After 10 Jun 1863 Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey (age 60) was appointed 737th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (age 44).

After 14 Sep 1879 [his former wife] Maria Copley 3rd Countess Grey (age 80) died.

On 04 Jan 1883 [his former brother-in-law] Joseph William Copley 4th Baronet (age 78) died without issue. Baronet Copley Sprotborough extinct. He was buried at Brompton Cemetery, Kensington.

On 12 Jan 1887 [his former sister-in-law] Elizabeth Mary Copley (age 86) died unmarried.

After 12 Jan 1887. St Mary’s Church, Sprotbrough [Map]. Memorial to [his former sister-in-law] Elizabeth Mary Copley (deceased) placed by her brother-in-law Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey (age 84), husband of her late sister [his former wife] Maria Copley 3rd Countess Grey.

Elizabeth Mary Copley: On 11 Apr 1800 she was born to Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet and Cecil Hamilton Marchioness Abercorn. On 12 Jan 1887 Elizabeth Mary Copley died unmarried.

Maria Copley 3rd Countess Grey: In May 1799 she was born to Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet and Cecil Hamilton Marchioness Abercorn. On 09 Aug 1832 Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey and she were married. She the daughter of Joseph Copley 3rd Baronet and Cecil Hamilton Marchioness Abercorn. He the son of Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey and Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby Countess Grey. On 17 Jul 1845 Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey died. His son Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey succeeded 3rd Earl Grey, 3rd Viscount Grey of Howick in Northumberland, 3rd Baron Grey of Howick in Northumberland, 4th Baronet Grey of Howick in Northumberland. She by marriage Countess Grey. After 14 Sep 1879 Maria Copley 3rd Countess Grey died.

On 09 Oct 1894 Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey (age 91) died. His nephew Albert Henry George Grey 4th Earl Grey (age 42) succeeded 4th Earl Grey, 4th Viscount Grey of Howick in Northumberland, 4th Baron Grey of Howick in Northumberland, 5th Baronet Grey of Howick in Northumberland.

Royal Ancestors of Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey 1802-1894

Kings Wessex: Great x 23 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 20 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 25 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 21 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 14 Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 18 Grand Son of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 19 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 16 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestors of Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey 1802-1894

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edward Grey 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Grey 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Grey 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Henry Grey 1st Baronet 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Margaret Person

GrandFather: Charles Grey 1st Earl Grey 13 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Wood of Fallodon, Northumberland

Great x 1 Grandmother: Hannah Wood

Father: Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey 13 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: George Grey

GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey Countess Grey 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Ogle of Kirkley 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Ralph Ogle of Sandiford and Kirkley 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Nathaniel Ogle 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Elizabeth Ogle 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey 14 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Ponsonby

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Ponsonby 1st Viscount Duncannon 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Folliot 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Brabazon Ponsonby 1st Earl Bessborough 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Randle Moore

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Moore

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Ponsonby 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Archbishop James Margetson

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Margetson

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Bonnett

Great x 2 Grandmother: Sarah Margetson 13 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Caulfeild 1st Viscount Charlemont 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Alice Caulfeild Baroness Carpenter 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Sarah Moore Viscountess Charlemont

GrandFather: William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby of Imokilly in County Cork 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry IV of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Cavendish 3rd Duke Devonshire 10 x Great Grand Son of King Henry IV of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Russell 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry IV of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Rachel Wriothesley 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry IV of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Elizabeth Cavendish 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry IV of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Charles Hoskins

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Hoskins of Oxted

Great x 2 Grandmother: Catherine Hoskyns Duchess Devonshire

Mother: Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby Countess Grey 13 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry IV of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert Molesworth

Great x 2 Grandfather: Robert Molesworth 1st Viscount Molesworth

Great x 1 Grandfather: Richard Molesworth 3rd Viscount Molesworth

Great x 4 Grandfather: Charles Coote 1st Baronet

Great x 3 Grandfather: Richard Coote 1st Baron Coote

Great x 4 Grandmother: Dorothea Cuffe

Great x 2 Grandmother: Letitia Coote

GrandMother: Louisa Molesworth Countess Fitzwilliam