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Ponsonby, Frederick George Brabazon, sixth earl of Bessboroughlocked

  • R. A. Jones


Ponsonby, Frederick George Brabazon, sixth earl of Bessborough (1815–1895), politician and cricketer, was born on 11 September 1815 in London, the second son of John William Ponsonby, fourth earl of Bessborough (1781–1847), and Lady Maria Fane (1787–1834), third daughter of the tenth earl of Westmorland...

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