Viscount Wolseley

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Garnet Wolseley,
1st Viscount Wolseley

Viscount Wolseley, of Wolseley in the County of Stafford, was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1885 for the distinguished military commander Garnet Wolseley, 1st Baron Wolseley, with remainder, in default of male issue, to his daughter and only child Frances, and the heirs male of her body. He had already been created Baron Wolseley, of Cairo and of Wolseley in the County of Stafford, in 1882, with normal remainder to the heirs male of his body. On Lord Wolseley's death in 1913 the barony became extinct while he was succeeded in the viscountcy according to the special remainder by his daughter Frances, author of ‘Gardens – Their Form and Design’ (1919). On her death in 1936 the viscountcy became extinct as well.

Viscounts Wolseley (1885)[edit]