On this Day in History ... 8th January

08 Jan is in January.

871 Battle of Ashdown

1107 King Edgar of Scotland Dies King Alexander I Succeeds

1297 Marriage of Princess Elizabeth and John of Holland

1536 Death of Catherine of Aragon

1604 Masque of the Twelve Goddesses

1815 Battle of New Orléans

1772 Royal Marriages Act

Events on the 8th January

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 08 Jan 871. And about four nights after this, King Ethered (age 24) and Alfred (age 22) his brother fought with all the army on Ashdown, and the Danes were overcome. They had two heathen kings, Bagsac and Healfden, and many earls; and they were in two divisions; in one of which were Bagsac and Healfden, the heathen kings, and in the other were the earls. King Ethered (age 24) therefore fought with the troops of the kings, and there was King Bagsac slain; and Alfred (age 24) his brother fought with the troops of the earls, and there were slain Earl Sidrac the elder, Earl Sidrac the younger, Earl Osbern, Earl Frene, and Earl Harold. They put both the troops to flight; there were many thousands of the slain, and they continued fighting till night.

On 08 Jan 871 King Alfred "The Great" of Wessex (age 22) defeated the Viking army led by Halfdan Ragnarsson at the Battle of Ashdown in Berkshire. Bagsecg Viking was killed.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 1107. This year died Maurice, Bishop of London, and Robert, Abbot of St. Edmund's bury, and Richard, Abbot of Ely. This year also died the King Edgar in Scotland (age 33), on the ides of January, and Alexander (age 29) his brother succeeded to the kingdom, as the King Henry (age 39) granted him.

On 08 Jan 1107 Edgar "The Valiant" I King Scotland (age 33) died. His brother Alexander "Fierce" I King Scotland (age 29) succeeded I King Scotland.

On 08 Jan 1297 John Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 13) and Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Countess Essex, Hereford and Holland (age 14) were married at Ipswich, Suffolk [Map]. She by marriage Countess Holland. The wedding was attended by her sister Margaret Plantagenet Duchess Brabant (age 21), her father King Edward I (age 57), her brother Edward (age 12) and her future second husband Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford 3rd Earl Essex (age 21). She the daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England (age 57) and Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England. He the son of Floris Gerulfing V Count Holland and Beatrix Dampierre.

On 08 Jan 1345 Philip Duke Valois (age 8) and Blanche Évreux Queen Consort France (age 14) were married. She the daughter of Philip "Noble" III King Navarre and Joan Capet II Queen Navarre (age 32). He the son of King Philip "Fortunate" VI of France (age 51) and Joan "Lame" Burgundy Queen Consort France (age 51). They were first cousin once removed. He a great x 4 grandson of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Henry III of England.

Annales of England by John Stow. 08 Jan 1536. The eight of Januarie dyed Ladie Katherine Dowager at Kymbalton, ad was buryed at Peterborowe.

Hall's Chronicle 1536. 08 Jan 1536. And the eighth day of January following died the Princess Dowager (deceased) at Kimbolton and was buried at Peterborough. Queen Anne (age 35) wore yellow for the mourning.

On 08 Jan 1604 the Masque of the Twelve Goddesses was performed in the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond [Map]. The performers included:

Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland England and Ireland (age 29) played Pallas.

Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk (age 40) played Juno.

Frances Howard Duchess Lennox and Richmond (age 25) played Diana.

Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford (age 24) played Vesta.

Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby (age 28) played Proserpine.

Margaret Stewart 1st Countess Nottingham (age 13) played Concordia.

Penelope Devereux Countess Devonshire (age 41) played Venus.

Elizabeth Cecil Lady Hatton (age 26) played Macaria.

Audrey Shelton Lady Walsingham (age 35) played Astraea.

Susan Vere Countess Montgomery (age 16) played Flora.

Dorothy Hastings (age 25) played Ceres.

Elizabeth Howard Countess Banbury (age 21) played Tethys.

On 08 Jan 1621 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport (age 24) took part in a Masque before King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland (age 20) staged by James Hay 1st Earl Carlisle (age 41) at Essex House.

On 08 Jan 1642 Galileo Galilei (age 77) died.

On 08 Jan 1674 Justus van Egmont (age 73) died.

On 08 Jan 1735 George de la Poer Beresford 1st Marquess Waterford was born to Marcus Beresford 1st Earl Tyrone (age 40) and Catherine Power Countess Tyrone (age 33).

On 08 Jan 1752 John Henderson was born.

On 08 Jan 1770 John Michael Rysbrack (age 75) died in Vere Street Marylebone [Map].

On 08 Jan 1815 Edward "Ned" Pakenham (age 36) was killed at New Orléans during the Battle of New Orléans.

After 08 Jan 1826. Memorial to Vere Fane (deceased) at St Nicholas' Church, Fulbeck.

Vere Fane: In 1807 he was born illegitimately to General Henry Fane and Isabella Gorges. On 08 Jan 1826 Vere Fane drowned when the brig of war Algernine sank off Hydra in the Grecian Archipelago with the loss of all on board.

On 08 Jan 1836 Lawrence Alma-Tadema was born.

After 08 Jan 1845. Memorial to John Cæsar Hawkins (deceased) at St Mary's Church, Elton.

John Cæsar Hawkins: On 20 Dec 1805 he was born to John Cæsar Hawkins 3rd Baronet and Charlotte Cassandra Surtees. On 07 Apr 1836 John Cæsar Hawkins and Louisa Georgiana Letitia Ricketts were married. On 08 Jan 1845 John Cæsar Hawkins died.

On 08 Jan 1847 Prince George Hanover 2nd Duke Cambridge (age 27) and Sarah Fairbrother (age 32) were married at St John's Church, Clerkenwell [Map]. The marriage was in contravention of the 1772 Royal Marriages Act by which he was required to seek the permission of the monarch. The marriage was considered illegal. He the son of Adolphus Hanover 1st Duke Cambridge (age 72) and Princess Augusta Hesse-Kassel Duchess Cambridge (age 49). He a grandson of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland.

On 08 Jan 1860 Joseph Gott (age 74) died at Rome, Italy.

After 08 Jan 1869. Memorial to Commander Charles Randle Egerton (deceased) at St Mary's Church, Rostherne [Map].

On 08 Jan 1911 Anthony Devas was born.

After 08 Jan 1926. Memorial at St Peter's Church, Tawstock [Map] to William Bourchier Sherard Wrey (deceased).

William Bourchier Sherard Wrey: On 02 Apr 1865 he was born to Henry Bourchier Toke Wrey 10th Baronet and Marianne Sarah Sherard Lady Wrey. On 03 Jun 1897 William Bourchier Sherard Wrey and Flora Bathurst Grieve were married. There was no issue from the marriage. On 08 Jan 1926 William Bourchier Sherard Wrey died. His ashes were buried at sea.

Births on the 8th January

On 08 Jan 1313 James Audley 2nd Baron Audley of Heighley was born to Nicholas Audley 1st Baron Audley of Heighley (age 23) and Joan Fitzmartin Countess Lincoln at Heighley Castle, Staffordshire [Map].

On 08 Jan 1525 Richard Cooper of Rudgwick was born.

On or before 08 Jan 1560 Katharine Walsingham was born to Thomas Walsingham (age 34) and Dorothy Guildford (age 24). She was baptised on 08 Jan 1560 at the Church of St Nicholas, Chislehurst.

On 08 Jan 1629 William Hickman 2nd Baronet was born to Willoughby Hickman 1st Baronet (age 25).

On 08 Jan 1640 Elisabeth Dorothea Saxe Gotha was born to Ernest "The Pious" Saxe Gotha I Duke Saxe Gotha (age 38) and Elisabeth Sophie Saxe Altenburg Duchess Saxe Gotha (age 20) at Coburg. Coefficient of inbreeding 3.17%.

On 08 Jan 1670 Brooke Boothby was born to William Boothby 1st Baronet (age 32) and Hill Brooke (age 34).

On 08 Jan 1686 William Frederick Hohenzollern was born to John Frederick Hohenzollern (age 31) at Ansbach.

On 08 Jan 1691 George Charles Hesse-Kassel was born to Charles I Landgrave Hesse-Kassel (age 36) and Maria Amalia of Courland Landgravine Hesse-Kassel (age 37). Coefficient of inbreeding 6.66%.

On 08 Jan 1704 Francis Gee was born to Francis Gee (age 52) and Margaret Booth.

On 08 Jan 1707 Louis Bourbon Duke Brittany was born to Louis Bourbon Duke Burgundy (age 24) and Maria Adelaide Savoy (age 21). He a great x 2 grandson of King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. Coefficient of inbreeding 5.82%.

Before 08 Jan 1715 Joseph Moyle aka Copley 1st Baronet was born to Joseph Moyle (age 35) and Catherine Copley. On 08 Jan 1715 he was baptised at St Paul's Church, Covent Garden.

On 08 Jan 1716 Frederick Murray was born to John Murray 1st Duke Atholl (age 55) and Mary Ross Duchess Atholl (age 28).

On 08 Jan 1735 George de la Poer Beresford 1st Marquess Waterford was born to Marcus Beresford 1st Earl Tyrone (age 40) and Catherine Power Countess Tyrone (age 33).

On 08 Jan 1752 John Henderson was born.

On 08 Jan 1758 Edmund Pery 1st Earl of Limerick was born to William Pery 1st Baron Glentworth (age 36).

On 08 Jan 1777 Caroline Pelham was born to Charles Anderson-Pelham 1st Baron Yarborough (age 27) and Sophia Aufrère Baroness Yarborough.

On 08 Jan 1789 William Arden 2nd Baron Alvanley was born.

On 08 Jan 1797 George Coke was born to Francis Coke (age 33) and Anne Whitcombe (age 29).

On 08 Jan 1798 Frederick Vincent 11th Baronet was born to Henry Dormer Vincent (age 47) and Isabella Hervey (age 37).

On 08 Jan 1802 Hugh Williams 3rd Baronet was born to John Williams 1st Baronet (age 40) and Margaret Williams Lady Williams (age 33).

On 08 Jan 1833 George Pargiter Fuller was born.

On 08 Jan 1836 Lawrence Alma-Tadema was born.

Before 08 Jan 1837 Henry Ignatius Dudley Ryder was born to George Dudley Ryder.

On 08 Jan 1841 Albert Llewellyn Nugent 3rd Baron Nugent was born

On 08 Jan 1845 Mary Katherine Gordon was born to Charles Gordon 10th Marquess Huntly (age 53) and Maria Antoinetta Pegus Marchioness Huntly (age 24).

On 08 Jan 1849 Henry Monck 5th Viscount Monck was born to Charles Stanley Monck 4th Viscount Monck (age 29) and Elizabeth Louise Mary Monck. Coefficient of inbreeding 6.25%.

On 08 Jan 1851 William Randall McDonnell 6th Earl of Antrim was born to Mark Kerr aka McDonnell 5th Earl of Antrim (age 36) and Jane Macan Countess of Antrim (age 26).

On 08 Jan 1860 Francis William Grey was born to Admiral George Grey (age 50) and Jane Frances Stuart (age 37).

On 08 Jan 1911 Anthony Devas was born.

On 08 Jan 1920 Mircea Gregor Carol Lambrino Hohenzollern Sigmaringen was born to King Carol II Hohenzollern Sigmaringen (age 26) and Joanna Marie "Zizi" Rangabe Lambrino (age 21) at Bucharest. He a great x 2 grandson of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

On 08 Jan 1945 Hugh George Coplestone Bampfylde Stucley 6th Baronet was born to Dennis Frederic Bankes Stucley 5th Baronet (age 37) and Sheila Margaret Warwick Bampfylde (age 33).

Marriages on the 8th January

On 08 Jan 1297 John Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 13) and Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Countess Essex, Hereford and Holland (age 14) were married at Ipswich, Suffolk [Map]. She by marriage Countess Holland. The wedding was attended by her sister Margaret Plantagenet Duchess Brabant (age 21), her father King Edward I (age 57), her brother Edward (age 12) and her future second husband Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford 3rd Earl Essex (age 21). She the daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England (age 57) and Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England. He the son of Floris Gerulfing V Count Holland and Beatrix Dampierre.

On 08 Jan 1345 Philip Duke Valois (age 8) and Blanche Évreux Queen Consort France (age 14) were married. She the daughter of Philip "Noble" III King Navarre and Joan Capet II Queen Navarre (age 32). He the son of King Philip "Fortunate" VI of France (age 51) and Joan "Lame" Burgundy Queen Consort France (age 51). They were first cousin once removed. He a great x 4 grandson of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Henry III of England.

Around 08 Jan 1426 Alexander Gordon 1st Earl Huntley and Egidia Hay were married.

Before 08 Jan 1437 George Seton 3rd Lord Seton (age 22) and Margaret Stewart (age 12) were married. She the daughter of John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan and Elizabeth Douglas Countess Buchan and Orkney and Caithness.

On 08 Jan 1444 John Boteler (age 14) and Margaret Gerard (age 11) were married. They were second cousins.

On 08 Jan 1461 Guy 15th of Laval (age 25) and Catherine Valois (age 9) were married. She the daughter of John Valois II Duke Alençon (age 51) and Marie Armagnac Duchess Alençon (age 41). They were second cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry III of England. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Henry III of England.

On 08 Jan 1461 George Seton 3rd Lord Seton (age 46) and Christian Murray were married.

On 08 Jan 1634 Charles Herbert (age 15) and Mary Villiers Duchess Lennox Duchess Richmond (age 12) were married. The marriage was short-lived with his dying a year later. She re-married in Aug 1637 to James Stewart 4th Duke Lennox 1st Duke Richmond (age 21). She the daughter of George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckingham and Katherine Manners Duchess Buckingham (age 31). He the son of Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery (age 49) and Susan Vere Countess Montgomery.

On 08 Jan 1641 Thomas Leigh of Adlington (age 27) and Mary Bolles (age 22) were married at Worksop Priory [Map].

On 08 Jan 1655 George Trevelyan 1st Baronet (age 20) and Mary Willoughby Lady Trevelyan were married.

On 08 Jan 1685 Conyers Darcy 2nd Earl Holderness (age 63) and Elizabeth Freschville Countess Holderness (age 51) were married. He the son of Conyers Darcy 1st Earl Holderness (age 85) and Grace Rokeby Countess Holderness.

Before 15 Feb 1687 Brigadier-General Henry Trelawny (age 29) and Rebecca Hals (age 26) were married. She a co-heiress of her brother Matthew Hals (d.1684) of Efford, from whom she inherited the manor of Efford. They had two sons and three daughters. Some sources describe the date of their marriage as 08 Jan 1690 which is inconsistent with the dates of birth of their two eldest children Harry Trelawny 5th Baronet and Mary Trelawny.

Before 08 Jan 1715 Joseph Moyle (age 35) and Catherine Copley were married.

On 08 Jan 1732 Richard Bulkeley 5th Viscount Bulkeley and Jane Owen Viscountess Bulkeley were married. She by marriage Viscountess Bulkeley of Cashel in Tipperary.

Before 08 Jan 1739 Thomas Lombe (age 53) and Elizabeth Turner were married.

Before 08 Jan 1797 Spencer Stanley Chichester (age 21) and Anne Harriet Stewart (age 28) were married. She the daughter of John Stewart 7th Earl Galloway (age 60) and Anne Dashwood Countess Galloway (age 54). He the son of Arthur Chichester 1st Marquess Donegal (age 57) and Anne Hamilton Countess Donegal. They were half second cousins.

On 08 Jan 1810 Reverend William Chester (age 34) and Elizabeth Wilson (age 17) were married at Kirkby Cane, Norfolk.

On 08 Jan 1828 John Newton Lane (age 28) and Agnes Bagot were married.

On 08 Jan 1847 Prince George Hanover 2nd Duke Cambridge (age 27) and Sarah Fairbrother (age 32) were married at St John's Church, Clerkenwell [Map]. The marriage was in contravention of the 1772 Royal Marriages Act by which he was required to seek the permission of the monarch. The marriage was considered illegal. He the son of Adolphus Hanover 1st Duke Cambridge (age 72) and Princess Augusta Hesse-Kassel Duchess Cambridge (age 49). He a grandson of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland.

On 08 Jan 1898 Osbert Molyneux 6th Earl Sefton (age 26) and Helena Mary Bridgeman Countess Sefton (age 22) were married. She the daughter of George Cecil Orlando Bridgeman 4th Earl Bradford (age 53) and Ida Frances Annabella Lumley Countess Bradford (age 49). He the son of William Molyneux 4th Earl Sefton and Cecil Emily Jolliffe (age 60).

On 08 Jan 1916 Alfred Fitzroy 8th Duke Grafton (age 65) and Susanna Mary Mctaggart Stewart Duchess Grafton were married. He the son of Augustus Charles Lennox Fitzroy 7th Duke Grafton (age 94) and Anne Balfour. He a great x 5 grandson of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland.

Deaths on the 8th January

On 08 Jan 871 King Alfred "The Great" of Wessex (age 22) defeated the Viking army led by Halfdan Ragnarsson at the Battle of Ashdown in Berkshire. Bagsecg Viking was killed.

On 08 Jan 1079 Adela Capet Duchess Normandy (age 70) died at Messines.

On 08 Jan 1107 Edgar "The Valiant" I King Scotland (age 33) died. His brother Alexander "Fierce" I King Scotland (age 29) succeeded I King Scotland.

On 08 Jan 1268 William Maudit 8th Earl Warwick (age 48) died. His nephew William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick (age 31) succeeded 9th Earl Warwick. Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick (age 30) by marriage Countess Warwick.

Before 08 Jan 1399 Robert Constable (age 82) died at Flamborough.

On 26 Dec 1455 or 08 Jan 1456 John Delaval died.

On 08 Jan 1464 William Douglas 2nd Lord Cavers (age 68) died.

On 08 Jan 1509 William Wentworth (age 69) died.

On 08 Jan 1538 Beatrice Aviz Duchess Savoy (age 33) died.

On 08 Jan 1542 John Hastings 15th Baron Hastings (age 10) died. Baron Hastings abeyant between his two sisters Anne Hastings (age 13) and Elizabeth Hastings (age 9).

On 08 Jan 1556 Anne Boleyn (age 80) died at Norwich, Norfolk [Map].

On 08 Jan 1559 Nicholas Tubman died.

On or before 08 Jan 1571, the day she was buried at the Church of St Margaret, Heveningham, Mary Shelton (age 61) died.

After 08 Jan 1593 Alice Rivet died.

On 08 Jan 1598 John George Hohenzollern Margrave of Brandenburg (age 72) died.

On 08 Jan 1628 William Twysden 1st Baronet (age 62) died. His son Roger Twysden 2nd Baronet (age 30) succeeded 2nd Baronet Twysden of Roydon in Kent.

On 08 Jan 1636 John Lougher died.

On 08 Jan 1642 Galileo Galilei (age 77) died.

On 08 Jan 1646 Thomas Nicolson 1st Baronet (age 41) died.

On 08 Jan 1649 Mary Cholmley (age 55) died.

Before 08 Jan 1652 Jane Sackville Viscountess Montague (age 79) died.

On 08 Jan 1663 Edward Dymoke (age 64) died.

On 08 Jan 1674 Justus van Egmont (age 73) died.

On 08 Jan 1694 Thomas Strickland (age 72) died.

On 08 Jan 1699 John Morton 2nd Baronet (age 71) died. Baronet Morton of Milbourne St Andrew in Dorset extinct.

On 08 Jan 1702 Brigadier-General Henry Trelawny (age 44) died.

On 08 Jan 1707 John Dalrymple 1st Earl of Stair (age 58) died.

On 08 Jan 1718 Isabella Ullithorne (age 53) died. She was buried at West Tanfield [Map].

On 08 Jan 1723 Lucy Douglas Countess Nithsdale (age 79) died.

On 08 Jan 1723 Charles Hotham 4th Baronet (age 60) died. His son Charles Hotham 5th Baronet (age 29) succeeded 5th Baronet Hotham of Scorborough in Yorkshire.

On 08 Jan 1724 Mary Preston Marchioness Powis died.

On 08 Jan 1739 Thomas Lombe (age 53) died. He left a fortune of £120,000, bequeathed equally to his widow Elizabeth Turner and his two daughters, Hannah Lombe Lady Clifton and Mary Turner Lombe Countess Launderdale.

On 08 Jan 1743 William Capell 3rd Earl Essex (age 45) died. His son William Anne Capell 4th Earl Essex (age 10) succeeded 4th Earl Essex.

On 08 Jan 1765 William Pynsent 2nd Baronet (age 86) died having outlived his three daughters and his son, none of whom had issue. Baronet Pynsent of Erthfont extinct. He left his estate to William "The Elder" Pitt 1st Earl Chatham (age 56) who was no relation and who he had never met. Pitt erected the Burton Pynsent Monument nearby at a cost of £2,000.

On 08 Jan 1766 Thomas Foley 2nd Baron Foley (age 63) died without issue. Baron Foley extinct. The estates of Great Witley, Worcestershire were inherited by his second cousin once-removed Thomas Foley (age 49) who was created 1st Baron Foley of the second creation.

On 08 Jan 1770 John Michael Rysbrack (age 75) died in Vere Street Marylebone [Map].

On 08 Jan 1774 Dodington Montagu (age 80) died in a house fire.

On 08 Jan 1779 Dinah Frankland Countess Lichfield (age 60) died.

On 08 Jan 1798 Ralph Milbanke 5th Baronet (age 73) died. His son Ralph Milbanke aka Noel 6th Baronet (age 50) succeeded 6th Baronet Milbanke of Halnaby in Yorkshire.

On 08 Jan 1799 George Rich 6th Baronet (age 70) died. Baronet Rich of London extinct. His niece, Mary Frances Rich (age 43), daughter of his brother Robert Rich 5th Baronet, had married Charles Bostock aka Rich 1st Baronet (age 47) who would subsequently adopt the surname of Rich and be created 1st Baronet Rich of Shirley House in Hampshire.

On 08 Jan 1804 John Grant (age 84) died.

On 08 Jan 1808 Alexander Gordon (age 23) died.

On 08 Jan 1813 John Byng 5th Viscount Torrington (age 69) died. His son George Byng 6th Viscount Torrington (age 45) succeeded 6th Viscount Torrington.

On 08 Jan 1813 Anne Elizabeth Rawdon Countess Ailesbury (age 60) died.

On 08 Jan 1815 Edward "Ned" Pakenham (age 36) was killed at New Orléans during the Battle of New Orléans.

On 08 Jan 1816 Edward Crofton 3rd Baronet (age 37) died. His son Edward Crofton 2nd Baron Crofton (age 9) succeeded 3rd Baronet Crofton of The Mote in Roscommon. Georgina Paget Lady Crofton (age 15) by marriage Lady Crofton of The Mote in Roscommon.

On 08 Jan 1826 Vere Fane (age 19) drowned when the brig of war Algernine sank off Hydra in the Grecian Archipelago with the loss of all on board.

On 08 Jan 1830 Anne Dashwood Countess Galloway (age 87) died.

On 08 Jan 1832 Colonel Thomas Noel Hill (age 47) died.

On 08 Jan 1834 William Strickland 6th Baronet (age 80) died. His son George Strickland 7th Baronet (age 51) succeeded 7th Baronet Strickland of Boynton in Yorkshire.

On 08 Jan 1840 Flora Mure-Campbell Marchioness of Hastings (age 60) died. Her son George Augustus Francis Rawdon-Hastings 2nd Marquess Hastings (age 31) succeeded 7th Earl Loudon.

On 08 Jan 1845 John Cæsar Hawkins (age 39) died.

On 08 Jan 1846 Granville Leveson-Gower 1st Earl Granville (age 72) died. His son Granville Leveson-Gower 2nd Earl Granville (age 30) succeeded 2nd Earl Granville, 2nd Viscount Granville. Marie Louise Pelline de Dalberg Lady Acton (age 33) by marriage Countess Granville.

On 08 Jan 1849 Charlotte Campbell Lady Gage (age 80) died.

On 08 Jan 1854 Maj Gen Thomas William Taylor (age 71) died.

On 08 Jan 1858 Caroline Frances Cornwallis (age 72) died at Linton, Kent [Map].

On 08 Jan 1860 Joseph Gott (age 74) died at Rome, Italy.

On 08 Jan 1869 Commander Charles Randle Egerton (age 50) died.

On 08 Jan 1871 Maria Susanna Cotton Lady King died.

On 08 Jan 1876 Harriet Canning Marchioness Clanricarde (age 71) died.

On 08 Jan 1880 Georgiana Beauclerk Lady Cholmeley (age 71) died.

On 08 Jan 1883 Cecil Brooke Boothby (age 69) died.

On 08 Jan 1887 George Wodehouse Currie (age 60) died.

On 08 Jan 1894 Henry Prinsep Fane (age 71) died.

On 08 Jan 1894 Isabella Elizabeth Georgiana Kinleside Lady Milborne-Swinnerton-Pilkington died.

On 08 Jan 1895 Caroline Frances Brooke died.

Before 08 Jan 1903 Elizabeth Oakes (age 51) died. She was living at Cobden Edge [Map]. She was buried on 08 Jan 1890 at Mellor, Cheshire [Map].

On 08 Jan 1908 Edward Berkeley Mansel 12th Baronet (age 68) died without issue at which time the Baronetcy reverted to the line of those who had previously erroneously succeeded to when Courtenay Cecil Mansel 13th Baronet (age 27) succeeded 13th Baronet Mansel of Muddlescombe.

On 08 Jan 1915 Charles Chetwynd-Talbot (age 32) died of pneumonia.

On 08 Jan 1922 Edith Susan Louisa Howard died.

On 08 Jan 1926 William Bourchier Sherard Wrey (age 60) died. His ashes were buried at sea.

On 08 Jan 1929 James Somerville 2nd Baron Meredyth and Athlumney (age 63) died without issue. Baron Athlumney of Somerville and Dollarstown in County Meath and Baron Meredyth of Dollardstown in County Meath extinct. Baronet Somerville of Somerville in County Meath dormant.

On 08 Jan 1949 Frederick George Keppel (age 70) died.

On 08 Jan 1986 Basil Fitzherbert 14th Baron Stafford (age 59) died. His son Francis Fitzherbert 15th Baron Stafford (age 31) succeeded 15th Baron Stafford.

On 08 Jan 2006 George William Hanover (age 90) died.

On 08 Jan 2010 Richard Blackett Beaumont (age 83) died.