Sarah Hussey Delaval
Female 1763 - 1800

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  • Birth  1 Jul 1763 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  7 Oct 1800  Gibside, co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I271746  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified  30 Jul 2006 
     
    Father  Baron John Hussey Delaval,   b. 1728,   d. 17 May 1808, Seaton Delaval Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susanna Robinson,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  2 Apr 1750  Westminster, Duke Str. Chapel Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F111390  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Earl George Carpenter,   b. 30 Jun 1750,   d. 15 Apr 1805, West End, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Jun 1780  Grosvenor House Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John George Carpenter,   b. 15 Apr 1782,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Susanna Hussey Carpenter,   b. 1784,   d. 7 Jun 1827
    Last Modified  30 Jul 2006 
    Family ID  F111384  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Duke Frederick August von Hannover,   b. 16 Aug 1763, St James Palace Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1827, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Captain John Molloy,   b. 5 Sep 1789, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1867, Vasse, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Jul 2006 
    Family ID  F178097  Group Sheet
     
    Family 3  Earl John Lyon Bowes,   b. 14 Apr 1769, Gibside, Durham, Eng. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1820 
    Last Modified  30 Jul 2006 
    Family ID  F111383  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Sarah was slim, wild, lovely and rackety. At the age of sixteen she was married to Lord Tyrconnel, who was thirteen years older and a friend of her father. When she rode a horse 'her hair floated on the saddle'. Frederick, Duke of York, adored her and there is no doubt she was his mistress for a time. He let her down badly. John, 10th Earl of Strathmore fell head over heels in love with her when he was only twenty-two.

      Tyrconnel did not bother his head much about his wife's lover. She and Strathmore rode together, raced together, danced and made love. He worshipped the turf on which her thoroughbred hunter trod.

      Then, in 1800, the lovely 'Hussey' Tyrconnel died of consumption in her lover's mansion at Gibside. Strathmore gave her a funeral which almost ruined the estate.
     

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