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John Beresford, 5th Marquess of Waterford by Leslie Ward, 1879.

John Henry de la Poer Beresford, 5th Marquess of Waterford KP PC (21 May 1844 – 23 October 1895), styled Earl of Tyrone from 1859 to 1866, was an Irish peer, the son of John Beresford, 4th Marquess of Waterford. At the time of the UK 1861 Census, he was a visitor with the family of Capt. Leonard Griffiths RA, at the RMC Yorktown (the present day Camberley).

Lord Waterford married firstly, Florence Grosvenor Rowley, on 9 August 1872. He married secondly, Blanche Somerset, daughter of Henry Somerset, 8th Duke of Beaufort, on 21 July 1874. Lord Waterford and his second wife had four children:

Political offices
Preceded by
Sir John Esmonde, Bt
Walter Talbot
Member of Parliament for County Waterford
with Sir John Esmonde, Bt

Succeeded by
Sir John Esmonde, Bt
Edmond de la Poer
Preceded by
The Earl of Cork
Master of the Buckhounds
Succeeded by
The Lord Suffield
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir Richard Musgrave, Bt
Lord Lieutenant of Waterford
Succeeded by
The Duke of Devonshire
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
John Beresford
Marquess of Waterford
Succeeded by
Henry Beresford


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