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Peter Robert Burrell,
4th Baron Gwydyr
Born 1810-03-24
Langley Park, Beckenham, Kent, England
Died 1909-04-03
Known for High Sheriff of Suffolk
Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain
High Steward of Ipswich
Chairman of Quarter Sessions, Suffolk

Peter Robert Burrell, 4th Baron Gwydyr (1810-03-24[1] - 1909-04-03) was High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1858. In addition, he was Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain, High Steward of Ipswich, and Chairman of Quarter Sessions, Suffolk. Burrell, succession to the title of 4th Baron Gwydyr, of Gwydyr, County Carnarvon occurred on 1870-08-26.[2]

Burrell was born at Langley Park, Beckenham.[1] He was the son of Lindsey Merrik Peter Burrell and Frances Daniell, and the grandson of Sir Peter Burrell, 1st Baron Gwydyr.

He married Sophia Campbell in Stoke[1] on 1840-12-10, and they had one son, Sir Willoughby Merrik Campbell Burrell, 5th Baron Gywdyr (1841 - 1915).

Burrell later married Georgina Holford in Gloucestershire[1] on 1856-05-08 and they had one daughter, Hon. Cicely Burrell (born 1858-01-02).

Before his death, Burrell was the oldest living member of the peerage.[3]


Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Albyric Drummond-Willoughby
Baron Gwydyr
Succeeded by
Willoughby Merrik Campbell Burrell


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