Pierrepont, Sydney William Herbert, 3rd Earl Manvers (1825 -1900)

Sydney William Herbert Pierrepont was born12 March 1826, the second surviving son of Charles Pierrepont, 2nd Earl Manvers, and Mary Laetitia, eldest daughter of Anthony Hardolph Eyre, of Grove, Nottinghamshire. He was educated at Eton, and Christ Church, Oxford, receiving his BA in 1846. He was commissioned a first lieutenant in the Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Cavalry (Sherwood Rangers) in 1844. Styled Viscount Newark after the death of his elder brother in 1850, he was elected Member of Parliament for South Nottinghamshire in 1852, and was named a deputy lieutenant of Nottinghamshire in 1854. He continued to sit for South Nottinghamshire until 1860, when he succeeded his father as Earl Manvers. He was appointed lieutenant-colonel commandant of the South Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Cavalry regiment in 1868, and honorary colonel in 1879. He married Georgine Jane Elizabeth Fanny de Franquetot, second daughter of Gustave, Duc de Coigny in 1852. They had five children. On his death on 16 January 1900, he was succeeded by his son Charles William Sydney Pierrepont, as 4th Earl Manvers.

Seat / Residence(s): Holme-Pierrepont Hall, Nottinghamshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Pierrepont, Sydney William Herbert, 3rd Earl Manvers   (1825 - 1900) (Stamp 1) Title: Pierrepont, Sydney William Herbert, 3rd Earl Manvers (1825 - 1900) (Stamp 1)
Dimensions (height x width): 110mm x 87mm
Monogram: M
Coronet: Earl