John Beresford, 8th Marquess of Waterford

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John Hubert de la Poer Beresford, 8th Marquess of Waterford (14 July 1933 – 11 February 2015) was an Irish peer. He succeeded to the marquessate in 1934. He was educated at Eton, and later served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Horse Guards' Supplementary Reserve.

He married, in 1957, Lady Caroline Olein Geraldine Wyndham-Quin, daughter of the 6th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl, and has issue. The Marquess' family seats are Curraghmore, Portlaw, County Waterford and Glenbridge Lodge, Valleymount, County Wicklow.[1]

He died on 11 February 2015 at the age of 81 and was succeeded by his son, Henry Nicholas de la Poer Beresford, Earl of Tyrone (b. 1958).[2]



  1. ^ Profile,; accessed 21 September 2014.
  2. ^ "The death has occurred of John Hubert (8th Marquis of Waterford) DE LA POER". 11 February 2015. 

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Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
John Beresford
Marquess of Waterford
Succeeded by
Henry Beresford, 9th Marquess of Waterford