Robert Carew, 1st Baron Carew

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Robert Shapland Carew, 1st Baron Carew KP (9 March 1787 – 2 June 1856) was an Irish Whig Party politician and landowner.

He was born in Dublin, the son of Robert Shapland Carew, also an MP and landowner, and his wife Anne (née Pigott). He was educated at Eton College and Christ Church Oxford. Carew sat as Member of Parliament for County Wexford between 1812 and 1830 and 1831 and 1834 and also served as Lord Lieutenant of County Wexford from 1831 until his death. In 1834 he was raised to the Peerage of Ireland as Baron Carew, of the County of Wexford, and in 1838 he was created Baron Carew, of Castle Boro in the County of Wexford, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He was further honoured in 1851 when he was invested a Knight of the Order of St Patrick.

Lord Carew married, on 16 November 1816, Jane Catherine Cliffe (1798-1901), daughter of Major Anthony Cliffe and Frances Deane. They had three sons and a daughter:

Lord Carew died in June 1856, aged 69, and was succeeded in his titles by his eldest son Robert. Lady Carew died at Woodstown, Co. Waterford 12 November 1901, aged 103.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituaries - Dowager Lady Carew". The Times (36611). London. 13 November 1901. p. 5. 

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Abel Ram
William Congreve Alcock
Member of Parliament for County Wexford
18121830
With: Sir Frederick Flood 1812–1818
Caesar Colclough 1818–1820
Viscount Stopford 1820–1830
Succeeded by
Arthur Chichester
Viscount Valentia
Preceded by
Arthur Chichester
Henry Lambert
Member of Parliament for County Wexford
1831–1834
With: Henry Lambert
Succeeded by
Henry Lambert
Cadwallader Waddy
Honorary titles
New title Lord Lieutenant of County Wexford
1831–1856
Succeeded by
The Lord Carew
Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baron Carew
1838–1856
Succeeded by
Robert Shapland Carew
Peerage of Ireland
New creation Baron Carew
1834–1856
Succeeded by
Robert Shapland Carew