Daniel Finch-Hatton, 17th Earl of Winchilsea

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The Earl of Winchilsea
Born Daniel James Hatfield Finch-Hatton
(1967-10-07) October 7, 1967 (age 48)
Predecessor Christopher Finch-Hatton
Heir Tobias Joshua Stormont Finch-Hatton
Spouse(s) Shelley Amanda Gillard
Parents Christopher Finch-Hatton
Shirley Hatfield
Coat of Arms of the Earls of Winchilsea and Nottingham

Daniel James Hatfield Finch-Hatton, 17th Earl of Winchilsea, 12th Earl of Nottingham (born 7 October 1967) is a British hereditary peer and descendant of the American Vanderbilt family and the Hungarian Széchenyi family.

Early life[edit]

Finch-Hatton was born to Christopher Finch-Hatton, 16th Earl of Winchilsea, 11th Earl of Nottingham (1936–1999) and his wife Shirley Hatfield. His paternal grandparents were Christopher Finch-Hatton, 15th Earl of Winchilsea (1911–1950) and Countess Gladys Széchényi Sárvár-Felsövidék. Finch-Hatton's paternal great-grandparents were Guy Finch-Hatton, 14th Earl of Winchilsea (1885–1939) and Margaretta Armstrong Drexel (1885-1952), the daughter of banker Anthony Joseph Drexel of Philadelphia.[1] Finch-Hatton's other great-grandparents were Count László Széchényi Sárvár-Felsövidék (1879-1938) and Gladys Moore Vanderbilt (1886–1965).[2]

Together his parents had:[3]

  • Daniel Finch-Hatton, 17th Earl of Winchilsea
  • Lady Alice Nan Christine Finch-Hatton (born 1970)

Peerage[edit]

When his father died on 26 June 1999 he inherited his titles including the seat in the House of Lords. However, he lost this seat in 1999 when the House of Lords Act was implemented. There are no speeches listed in Hansard.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He married Shelley Amanda Gillard in 1994 with whom he has a son:[5]

  • Tobias Joshua Stormont Finch-Hatton, Viscount Maidstone (born 21 June 1998).[5]

Ancestry[edit]

Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Henry Stormont Finch-Hatton, 13th Earl of Winchilsea". thepeerage.com. Retrieved 24 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Vanderbilt, Arthur T., II (1989). Fortune's Children: The Fall of the House of Vanderbilt. New York: Morrow. ISBN 0-688-07279-8. 
  3. ^ Philip, A B (8 Jul 1999). "Obituary: The Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham". The Independent. Retrieved 29 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Hansard 1803–2005: Mr Daniel Finch Hatton
  5. ^ a b hull.ac.uk
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Christopher Finch-Hatton
Earl of Winchilsea
1999 – present
Incumbent
Heir apparent:
Tobias Joshua Stormont Finch-Hatton
Earl of Nottingham
7th creation
1999 – present
Viscount Maidstone
1999 – present
Baron Finch of Daventry
1999 – present
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Christopher Finch-Hatton
Baronet
(of Raunston, Buckinghamshire)
1999 – present
Incumbent
Heir apparent:
Tobias Joshua Stormont Finch-Hatton
Baronet
(of Eastwell, Kent)
1999 – present