Biography of Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers 1760-1842

On 26 Dec 1754 [his father] Robert Shirley 6th Earl Ferrers 1723-1787 (age 31) and [his mother]  were married.

On 13 Nov 1760 Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers was born to Robert Shirley 6th Earl Ferrers 1723-1787 (age 37) and .

On 01 Oct 1778 [his uncle] Washington Shirley 5th Earl Ferrers 1722-1778 (age 56) died without issue. His brother [his father] Robert Shirley 6th Earl Ferrers 1723-1787 (age 55) succeeded 6th Earl Ferrers, 12th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire. [his mother]  by marriage Countess Ferrers.

On 24 Jul 1781 Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers (age 20) and Frances Ward were married at Gretna Green. He the son of Robert Shirley 6th Earl Ferrers 1723-1787 (age 58) and .

On 23 Mar 1782 [his daughter] Frances Shirley was born to Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers (age 21) and [his wife] Frances Ward.

On 24 Aug 1783 [his son] Robert William Shirley was born to Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers (age 22) and [his wife] Frances Ward.

On 09 Jan 1785 [his brother-in-law] Humble Ward (age 29) died.

On 26 Mar 1786 [his mother]  died.

On 18 Apr 1787 [his father] Robert Shirley 6th Earl Ferrers 1723-1787 (age 63) died. His son [his brother] Robert Shirley 7th Earl Ferrers (age 30) succeeded 7th Earl Ferrers, 13th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire. by marriage Countess Ferrers.

On 04 Mar 1812 [his wife] Frances Ward died.

On 12 Dec 1821 [his son] Robert William Shirley (age 38) and [his daughter-in-law] Anne Weston were married. He the son of Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers 1760-1842 (age 61) and Frances Ward.

On 02 May 1827 [his brother] Robert Shirley 7th Earl Ferrers (age 70) died. He was buried at Church of St Mary and St Hardulph, Breedon on the Hill [Map]. His brother Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers (age 66) succeeded 8th Earl Ferrers, 14th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire.

On 02 Feb 1830 [his son] Robert William Shirley (age 46) died.

On 05 Feb 1834 [his daughter] Frances Shirley (age 51) died.

On 02 Oct 1842 Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers (age 81) died. His grandson Washington Sewallis Shirley 9th Earl Ferrers (age 20) succeeded 9th Earl Ferrers, 15th Baronet Shirley of Staunton Harold in Leicestershire.

Family Trees of Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers 1760-1842

Paternal Family Tree: Shirley

Royal Ancestors of Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers 1760-1842

Kings Wessex: Great x 22 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 19 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 24 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 20 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 13 Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 17 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 18 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 15 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestors of Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers 1760-1842

Great x 4 Grandfather: George Shirley 1st Baronet 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Shirley 2nd Baronet 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frances Berkeley 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Robert Shirley 4th Baronet 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Dorothy Devereux Lady Shirley 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Robert Shirley 1st Earl Ferrers 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Humphrey Okeover

Great x 2 Grandmother: Catherine Okeover

GrandFather: Laurence Shirley 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Lawrence Washington

Great x 3 Grandfather: Lawrence Washington

Great x 2 Grandfather: Laurence Washington

Great x 1 Grandmother: Elizabeth Washington Baroness Ferrers Chartley

Father: Robert Shirley 6th Earl Ferrers 1723-1787 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Clarges

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Clarges

Great x 1 Grandfather: Walter Clarges 1st Baronet

GrandMother: Anne Clarges

Washington Shirley 8th Earl Ferrers 1760-1842 13 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

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