Sir Pyers Charles Mostyn, 10th Baronet (1895 – 16 January 1917) was an English baronet.
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A baronet or the rare female equivalent, a baronetess, is the holder of a baronetcy, a hereditary title awarded by the British Crown. The practice of awarding baronetcies was originally introduced in England in the 14th century and was used by James I of England in 1611 as a means of raising funds.
He was born in 1895, the fourth child and eldest son of Sir Pyers William Mostyn, 9th Baronet. On his own death the title passed to his cousin, Sir Pyers George Joseph Mostyn, 11th Baronet. His death at a young age forced the sale of the family estate of Talacre.
Talacre is a village in Flintshire on the north coast of Wales in the community of Llanasa, the village itself having a population of 347 as of the 2011 census. It is a very anglicised village with only 98 residents born in Wales as of the 2011 census.
Baron Vaux of Harrowden is a title in the Peerage of England. It was created in 1523 for Sir Nicholas Vaux. The barony was created by writ, which means that it can pass through both male and female lines. Vaux was succeeded by his son, the second Baron. He was a poet and member of the courts of Henry VIII and Edward VI. The Vaux family was related to queen consort Catherine Parr by the first baron's two wives; Elizabeth FitzHugh and Anne Green. On the death in 1663 of his great-grandson, the fifth Baron, the title fell into abeyance between the late Baron's surviving sister Joyce, and the heirs of his deceased sisters Mary, Lady Symeon, and Catherine, Baroness Abergavenny. The barony remained in abeyance for 175 years, until the abeyance was terminated in 1838 in favour of George Charles Mostyn, who became the sixth Baron. He was the son of Mary Lucinda Browne-Mostyn, a descendant of Mary, the eldest sister of the fifth Baron, by her marriage to Charles Mostyn, grandson of Sir Edward Mostyn, 5th Baronet. He was succeeded by his grandson, the seventh Baron. He was in the Diplomatic Service. On his death in 1935 the title fell into abeyance between his three daughters, the Hon. Grace Mary Eleanor Gilby, the Hon. Gladys Flora Charleton and the Hon. Dorothy Alice Mostyn.
Viscount Southwell, of Castle Mattress in the County of Limerick, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1776 for Thomas Southwell, 3rd Baron Southwell. The Southwell family descends from Thomas Southwell. In 1662 he was created a Baronet, of Castle Mattress in the County of Limerick, in the Baronetage of Ireland. He was succeeded by his son, the second Baronet. He represented Limerick County in the Irish Parliament. In 1717 he was created Baron Southwell, of Castle Mattress, in the County of Limerick, in the Peerage of Ireland. His grandson was the aforementioned third Baron, who was elevated to a viscountcy in 1776. Before succeeded in the barony he had represented Enniscorthy in the Irish House of Commons. His great-grandson, the fourth Viscount, served as Lord Lieutenant of County Leitrim between 1872 and 1878. As of 2010 the titles are held by his great-grandson, the seventh Viscount, who succeeded his uncle in 1960.
Baron Mostyn, of Mostyn in the County of Flint, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1831 for Sir Edward Lloyd, 2nd Baronet, who had earlier represented Flint Boroughs and Beaumaris in the House of Commons. His son, the second Baron, sat as a Member of Parliament for Flintshire and Lichfield and served as Lord Lieutenant of Merionethshire.
Baron Moncreiff, of Tulliebole in the County of Kinross, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1874 for the lawyer and Liberal politician Sir James Moncreiff, 1st Baronet. He had already been created a Baronet, of Tulliebole in the County of Kinross, in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom in 1871. In 1883 Lord Moncreiff also succeeded his elder brother as 11th Baronet, of Moncreiff in the County of Perth. On his death the titles passed to his eldest son, the second Baron. He was a Judge of the Court of Session from 1888 to 1905 under the title of Lord Wellwood and served as Lord Lieutenant of Kinross-shire between 1901 and 1909. He was succeeded by his younger brother, the third Baron. He was a clergyman. As of 2010 the titles are held by the latter's great-grandson, the sixth Baron, who succeeded his father in 2002.
This is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum of Flintshire.
Edward Pryce Lloyd, 1st Baron Mostyn, known as Sir Edward Lloyd, 2nd Baronet from 1795 to 1831, was a British politician.
The Wrey Baronetcy, of Trebitch in the County of Cornwall, is a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 30 June 1628 for William Wrey (d.1636), 2nd son of John Wrey of Trebeigh, St Ive, Cornwall, a member of an ancient Devon family. The third Baronet was a supporter of the Royalist cause and sat as Member of Parliament for Lostwithiel after the Restoration. He married Lady Anne, third daughter and co-heir of Edward Bourchier, 4th Earl of Bath, and a co-heir to the barony of Fitzwarine. The fourth Baronet represented Liskeard and Devon in the House of Commons. The fifth Baronet was Member of Parliament for Camelford while the sixth Baronet represented Barnstaple.
Francis Mostyn was a Welsh prelate who served in the Roman Catholic Church as the Archbishop of Cardiff from 1921 until his death in 1939.
The Mostyn baronets are two lines of Welsh baronets holding baronetcies created in 1660 and 1670, both in the Baronetage of England. One creation is extant as of 2015. The two lines are related and both claim descent from Edwin of Tegeingl, an 11th-century lord of Tegeingl, a territory which approximates modern Flintshire.
This is a list of High Sheriffs of Flintshire.
Sir Roger Mostyn, 3rd Baronet was a Welsh politician who sat in the English and British House of Commons for 25 years from 1701 to 1735.
Thomas Arthur Joseph Southwell, 4th Viscount Southwell KP was an Irish peer. He became Viscount Southwell in 1860 on the death of his uncle Thomas Southwell, 3rd Viscount Southwell, whose heir apparent died without issue, and was appointed a Knight of the Order of St Patrick on 2 August 1871.
General John Mostyn was a British soldier, MP and colonial administrator.
The Champneys, later Mostyn-Champneys Baronetcy, of Orchardleigh in the County of Somerset, was a title in the Baronetage of Great Britain. It was created on 12 January 1767 for Thomas Champneys, subsequently High Sheriff of Somerset from 1775 to 1776. He was succeeded by his son, Sir Thomas, the second Baronet. He married Charlotte Margaret Mostyn, daughter of Sir Roger Mostyn, 5th Baronet. In 1821 Sir Thomas assumed by Royal Sign Manual the additional surname of Mostyn. He was childless and the title became extinct on his death in 1839.
Sir Roger Mostyn was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1621 to 1622.
Sir Robert Williames Vaughan, 2nd Baronet was a Welsh landowner and Tory politician who sat in the House of Commons for 40 years from 1792 to 1836.
Sir Roger Mostyn, 5th Baronet was a Welsh landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons for 38 years from 1758 to 1796.
Mostyn is a surname, and may refer to:
Sir Thomas Mostyn, 6th Baronet of Mostyn Hall, Flintshire and Gloddaeth Hall, Caernarvonshire was a Welsh Member of Parliament.
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