Hon. Hercules Robert Pakenham

29th Sep 1781 - 7th Mar 1850

Claimant or beneficiary


Co-trustee of marriages settlement of Ann Byam Kerby (q.v., as Ann Byam Stapleton) and his brother-in-law Miles J. Stapleton, awarded with his fellow trustees the compensation for the enslaved on Stephen's Blizard estate in Antigua.

  1. Born 29/09/1781, son of Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Baron Longford and Catherine Rowley. Married 25/12/1817 Hon Emily Stapleton (c. 1796-1875), daughter of Thomas Stapleton 12th Lord le Despenser and Elizabeth Eliot, and sister of Hon Miles J. Stapleton.  Lt-Gen 09/11/1846, KCB 19/07/1838. Died 07/03/1850.

  2. He has an ODNB entry which points out inter alia that he was brother-in-law to the first Duke of Wellington. One of his sons died at Inkerman and another at the relief of Lucknow.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 363 (Stephen Blizard's).

  1. Burke's Peerage 107th edition 2003 transcribed at http://thepeerage.com/p3783.htm#37830 [accessed 17/08/2011].

  2. ODNB online H.M Chichester, rev. James Falkner 'Pakenham, Sir Hercules Robert (1781-1850), army officer'.

Further Information

Hon. Emily Stapleton
Elizabeth Catherine, Mary Frances, Emily, Lt-Col. Edward William, Rev. Arthur Hercules, Lt-Gen. Thomas Henry, Robert Maxwell, Edmund Powerscourt, Lt-Col. Charles Wellesley
Oxford DNB Entry

Associated Claims (1)

£2,919 14s 8d
Awardee (Trustee)

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Langford Lodge 
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Langford Lodge came into the possession of the Pakenham family through Catherine Rowley who married Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Baron Longford and M.P. for Longford (1743 - 1792) in 1768. Heir...

Addresses (1)

Langford Lodge, Crumlin, Co. Antrim, Ireland