Cust, Adelbert Wellington Brownlow, 3rd Earl Brownlow (1844 -1921)

Adelbert Wellington Brownlow Cust , 3rd Earl of Brownlow was born 19 August 1844, the second son of John Hume Brownlow, Viscount Alford eldest son of John, 1st Earl Brownlow, and Marian Margaret Compton, daughter of Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton 2nd Marquess of Northampton, and Margaret, daughter of Major General Douglas Maclean Clephane of Torloisk . After finishing his education at Eton, he became an Ensign and a Lieutenant in the Grenadier Guards 1863-1866. He was also Member of Parliament for North Shropshire 1866-1867, and succeeded his brother in the title in 1867. He married, 22 June 1868, Adelaide Talbot, third daughter of Henry John Chetwynd, 18th Earl of Shrewsbury. She died without issue 16 March 1917. Earl Brownlow survived until 17 March 1921.

Seat / Residence(s): Belton House, Lincolnshire
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Coronet: Earl