Willoughby Burrell, 5th Baron Gwydyr

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
The Lord Gwydyr
Born 26 October 1841
Died 14 February 1915
Nationality English
Occupation Captain, Rifle Brigade
Known for Fellow, Royal Geographical Society

Willoughby Merrik Campbell Burrell, 5th Baron Gwydyr FRGS (26 October 1841 – 14 February 1915) was a Captain in the Rifle Brigade and Honorary Colonel in the 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. He was also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. On 3 April 1909, Burrell succeeded to 5th Baron Gwydyr, of Gwydyr, County Carnarvon [G.B., 1796].[1]

Burrell was the son of Peter Robert Burrell, 4th Baron Gwydyr and Sophia Campbell. He had only one sibling, Hon. Cicely Burrell (born 1858), a half-sister, from his father's second marriage.[2]

He married Mary Banks (d. 26 June 1898) on 4 September 1873 and they had three children:

  1. Catherine Mary Sermonia Burrell
  2. John Percy Burrell (1873–1902)
  3. Randulphus Clement Robert Burrell (1876–1882)
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Peter Robert Burrell
Baron Gwydyr
1909-1915
Succeeded by
Extinct

References

  1. Lundy, Darryl. "Sir Willoughby Merrik Campbell Burrell, 5th Baron Gywdyr". thepeerage.com. Retrieved 24 June 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[unreliable source?]
  2. Lundy, Darryl. "Hon. Cicely Burrell". thepeerage.com. Retrieved 24 June 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[unreliable source?]