John Pelham, 9th Earl of Chichester

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John Pelham, 9th Earl of Chichester (born 14 April 1944) is a British nobleman.

Little Durnford Manor, Wiltshire

Chichester was born posthumously on 14 April 1944 to Ursula, Countess of Chichester;[1] his father, John Pelham, 8th Earl of Chichester, had been killed in a road accident in February, while on active service with the Scots Guards, so he acceded to the earldom at birth. The Countess married Ralph Gunning Henderson in 1957, but they were divorced in 1971.[1]

In 1975, Chichester married June Marijke Hall, the daughter of Group Captain Edward Preston Wells. They have one daughter:[1]

  • Lady Eliza Catherine Pelham (born 1983)[1]

They live at Little Durnford Manor, in Wiltshire.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Montague-Smith, Patrick W., ed. (2008). "Chichester, Earl of (Pelham) (Earl UK 1801, Bt E 1611)". Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage 2008. London: Debrett's Peerage Limited.

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Pelham
Earl of Chichester
Heir presumptive:
Richard Anthony Henry Pelham