In October that year he was created Baron Pakenham, of Cowley in the City of Oxford, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, by the Labour government of Clement Attlee, and took his seat in the House of Lords as one of the few Labour peers.  Lord Longford served in the Labour administrations of Clement Attlee and Harold Wilson as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, First Lord of the Admiralty, Lord Privy Seal, Leader of the House of Lords and Secretary of State for the Colonies. He was a minor playwright and poet and also sat as a member of Seanad Éireann between 1946 and 1948. William Pakenham before 1860, was a British Conservative politician and nobleman. Oktober 1864 in Dublin, Irland; † 21. Husband of Hon. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Thomas Pakenham, 5th Earl of Longford family tree. This page was last edited on 29 September 2020, at 11:59. William Pakenham, 4th Earl of Longford (31 January 1819 – 19 April 1887), known as the Hon. In 1821 he was created Baron Silchester, of Silchester in the County of Southampton, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, which gave him and his descendants an automatic seat in the House of Lords. In 1985, he condemned the Parole Board's decision not to consider Hindley's release for another five years as "barbaric". Hindley appealed against her whole life tariff in the High Court in December 1997, November 1998 and March 2000, but each appeal was rejected. (Walker, 1990, p.28) LONGFORDS OF DERBYSHIRE-213- Fig 1.  They were married on 3 November 1931 and had eight children. He represented County Longford in the Irish Parliament. She was succeeded in the earldom by her grandson, Thomas, her eldest son Edward having predeceased her. Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford, 1st Baron Pakenham, Baron Pakenham of Cowley KG PC (5 December 1905 – 3 August 2001), known to his family as Frank Longford and styled Lord Pakenham from 1945 to 1961, was a British politician and social reformer. Search for the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of Thomas Pakenham, 5th Earl of Longford using the Earl of Longford is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of Ireland. ...atherine Felicia Evans-freke (born Pakenham), Louisa Elizabeth Pakenham, Edward Michael Pakenham, Frederick Beauchamp Pakenham, Francis J... Selina Pakenham, Countess of Longford (born Rice-trevor), Thomas Pakenham, William Pakenham, Edward Michael Pakenham, Georgina Frances Henrietta Pakenham, Katherine Louisa Pakenham, Thomas Pakenham, Georgina Emma Georgiana Charlotte Pakenham, ...akenham, Catherine Felicia Pakenham, Louisa Elizabeth Pakenham, Edward Michael Pakenham, Frederick Beauchamp Pakenham, Francis John Pakenham. Peter Stanford wrote in The Guardian's obituary of Longford that in the late 1980s, the peer was contacted by the solicitor for a young Dutchman, convicted of a drugs offence, sent to Albany prison on the Isle of Wight, who was suffering from AIDS and had been cut off by his family.  She was the author of Victoria R.I. (1964), a biography of Queen Victoria, published in the US as Born to Succeed. These can be good places to share Gerald Aungier, brother of the first Earl, was Governor of Bombay. Lord Longford was succeeded by his eldest son, the second Baron. Known simply as Thomas Pakenham, he is a writer and historian. Several other members of the Pakenham family have also gained distinction. The Geneanet family trees are powered by Geneweb 7.0. His account uses primary sources from the time, and is widely recognised as the definitive account of this aspect of Irish history.