Social Victorians/People/Carrington

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Also Known As[edit | edit source]

  • Family name: Wynn-Carington
  • Marquess of Lincolnshire[1]
    • Charles Robert Wynn-Carington (1912 – 13 June 1928)
  • Earl of Carrington
    • Charles Robert Wynn-Carington (1895–1912)
  • Lord Carrington
    • Charles Robert Wynn-Carington (1868–1895)
  • Viscount Wendover
    • Charles Robert Wynn-Carington (1895–?)
  • Charles Carrington and his two brothers "assumed by Royal Licence the surname of Carington in 1880" with one "r" ("Charles Wynn-Carington, 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire")
  • Charles Carrington "assumed by Royal Licence the surname of Wynn-Carington" in 1896 ("Charles Wynn-Carington, 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire")

Demographics[edit | edit source]

  • Nationality: British

Family[edit | edit source]

  • Charles Robert Wynn-Carington, 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (16 May 1843 – 13 June 1928), in 1897 Charles Robert Carington[2]
  • Hon. Cecilia Margaret Harbord (1856–1934)[3]
  1. Lady Marjorie Cecilia Wynn-Carington (1880–1968)
  2. Lady Alexandra Augusta Wynn-Carington (1881–1955)
  3. Lady Ruperta Wynn-Carington (1883–1963)
  4. Lady Judith Sydney Myee Wynn-Carington (1889–1928)
  5. Lady Victoria Alexandrina Wynn-Carington (1892–1966)
  6. Albert Edward Charles Robert Wynn-Carington, Viscount Wendover (1895–1915)

Acquaintances, Friends and Enemies[edit | edit source]

Timeline[edit | edit source]

1897 July 2, Charles Carington, the Earl Carington, attended the Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball at Devonshire House.

Costume at the Duchess of Devonshire's 2 July 1897 Fancy-dress Ball[edit | edit source]

At the Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball, Charles Carington, the Earl Carington (at 69) was dressed as

  • "Louis Seize. Costume of terra cotta satin embroidered in gold."[4]:8, Col. 1a
  • "Earl Carrington was in early Georgian costume, of salmon-coloured silk with ruffles."[4]:7, Col. 4a
  • "Earl Carrington in a Louis Seize costume of terra-cotta satin embroidered in gold."[5]

His costume was made by "Simmons and Sons, of the Haymarket."[4]:8, Col. 2a

Questions and Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. I see no evidence in the newspapers that anyone else from this family attended.

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. "Baron Carrington". Wikipedia. 2020-09-23. 
  2. "Charles Wynn-Carington, 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire". Wikipedia. 2020-10-08.,_1st_Marquess_of_Lincolnshire&oldid=982452595. 
  3. "Hon. Cecilia Margaret Harbord." "Person Page". Retrieved 2020-10-14.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Fancy Dress Ball at Devonshire House." Morning Post Saturday 3 July 1897: 7 [of 12], Col. 4a–8 Col. 2b. British Newspaper Archive
  5. "Ball at Devonshire House." The Times Saturday 3 July 1897: 12, Cols. 1a–4c The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Nov. 2015.