Charles Pelham, 8th Earl of Yarborough

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Charles John Pelham, 8th Earl of Yarborough (born 5 November 1963), styled Lord Worsley between 1963 and 1966, is a British peer and landowner.

Background and career

Yarborough is the son of John Pelham, 7th Earl of Yarborough (1920–1991) and Florence Anne Petronel Upton (1924–2013).[1] He was educated at Eton College.

He succeeded his father to the title and the 27,000 acre (113 square kilometre) Brocklesby Park estate in Lincolnshire and is said to be worth £70 million.[2]

He was appointed High Sheriff of Lincolnshire for 2014–15. [3]

Marriage and family

Lord Yarborough married Anna-Karin Zecevic, daughter of George Zecevic, in 1990. They have five children:

  • George John Sackville Pelham, Lord Worsley (born 9 August 1990)
  • Hon. William Charles John Walter Pelham (born 1991)
  • Hon. James Marcus Pelham (born 1994)
  • Lady Margaret Ann Emily Pelham (born January 1997)
  • Hon. Edward John Herbert Pelham (born 2002)

References

  1. "Ann Countess of Yarborough".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Search the Sunday Times Rich List 2008
  3. "Lincolnshire 2014/2015". High Sheriffs Association. Retrieved 14 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • The Peerage.com - A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe

External links

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Edward Pelham
Earl of Yarborough
1991–present
Incumbent