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Monteith, Robert (1811–1884), politician and philanthropist, was born in Glasgow on 23 December 1811, one of fourteen children, but the only surviving son, of the marriage between Henry Monteith (1765–1848) and Christina Cameron (1768–1818). Henry Monteith was a merchant landowner, twice lord provost of ...

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Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony (1850–1930) by unknown photographer, 1930 Iva Pocock

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O'Mahony [formerly Mahony], Pierce Charles de Lacy (1850–1930), politician and philanthropist, was born in Dublin to a Church of Ireland family on 9 June 1850, the second surviving son of Peirce Kenifeck Mahony (1817–1850), a landlord and barrister, of Kilmorna, co. Kerry...

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Pakenham, Francis Aungier [Frank], first Baron Pakenham and seventh earl of Longford (1905–2001), politician, writer, and philanthropist, was born at 7 Great Cumberland Place, London, on 5 December 1905, the younger son and third of the six children of Thomas Pakenham, fifth earl of Longford...

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Francis Aungier Pakenham, first Baron Pakenham and seventh earl of Longford (1905–2001) by Lucy Willis, 1993 [The Pakenhams: and Elizabeth Pakenham, countess of Longford (1906-2002)] © National Portrait Gallery, London