Courtenay, William, 1777-1859

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Courtenay, William, 1777-1859

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1777-1859

History

COURTENAY, WILLIAM, 10TH EARL OF DEVON, elder son of Henry Reginald Courtenay (adm. 1751, qv); b. 19 Jun 1777; adm. ; in school list Dec 1788; KS 1790; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1794, matr. 18 Jun 1794, Westminster Student 24 Dec 1794 - 15 Dec 1804, void by marriage; BA 1798; MA 1801; DCL 1837; patentee of the Subpoena Office in Court of Chancery 1784-1852, when office abolished; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 3 Dec 1793, Tancred Law Scholar, called to bar 11 Jun 1799; a Commissioner of Bankrupts (appears in annual lists 1801-17); Recorder of Exeter 1814; a Master in Chancery 30 Jul 1817 - 23 Mar 1826; MP Exeter 1812 - Jan 1826; Clerk Assistant, House of Lords 8 Feb 1826 - 26 May 1835; succ. cousin as 10th Earl of Devon 26 May 1835; High Steward, University of Oxford, from 1838; an Ecclesiastical Commissioner 21 Jan 1842 - Aug 1850; Busby Trustee 26 May 1826; m. 1st, 29 Nov 1804 Lady Harriet Leslie, dau. of Sir Lucas Pepys, Bart. , MD FRS FRCP, by the Countess of Rothes; m. 2nd, 30 Jan 1849 Elizabeth Ruth, dau. of Rev. John Middleton Scott, Ballygrannon, co. Wicklow; d. 19 Mar 1859.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Courtenay, Henry Reginald, 1741-1803 (1741-1803)

Identifier of the related entity

GB-2014-WSA-05391

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Courtenay, Henry Reginald, 1741-1803

is the parent of

Courtenay, William, 1777-1859

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Related entity

Courtenay, William Reginald, 1807-1888 (1807-1888)

Identifier of the related entity

GB-2014-WSA-05395

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Courtenay, William Reginald, 1807-1888

is the child of

Courtenay, William, 1777-1859

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Access points area

Subject access points

Place access points

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

GB-2014-WSA-019012

Institution identifier

GB 2014

Rules and/or conventions used

International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition

Status

Final

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places