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Authorised form of nameCole; William Willoughby (1807 - 1886); 3rd Earl of Enniskillen
Other forms of nameCole, William Willoughby, Viscount Cole
SurnameCole
ForenamesWilliam Willoughby
Dates1807 - 1886
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Dover Street, Piccadilly, London, England (25 January 1807)
Death:
Florence Court, Fermanagh (12 November 1886)
Burial:
Cole family vault, St Macartan's Cathedral, Enniskillen
ActivityEducation:
Harrow School; Christ Church, Oxford University (1826)
Career:
Travelled in Europe with Sir Philip Egerton (1830), met Louis Agassiz; member of the Orange Order, first imperial Grand Master of the Order world-wide (1886); MP for Fermanagh (1831-1840); Honorary Colonel, Fermanagh Militia (1875-death); Honorary Doctor of Civil Law, Oxford University; Honorary LLD, Universities of Dublin and Durham; collection of fossil fish transferred to British Museum for £3500 (1883);
Memberships:
FGS (1828); MRIA (1846); President Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1865)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
15/01/1829
RelationshipsSucceeded as Earl of Enniskillen (1840); married 1. (1844) Jane Casamaijor 2. (1865) Mary Emma Broderick
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Irish Innovators
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1886 vol 41 pp ix-xi signed by R E
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/93870501
Royal Society codeNA3520
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1829/02Cole, William Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Enniskillen: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
IM/Maull/000918Cole, William Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Enniskillennd
IM/Maull/000917Cole, William Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Enniskillennd
IM/000919Cole, William Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Enniskillennd
MC/1/311Letter from Dr. William [?] Buckland, Oxford, to the Royal Society8 June 1831
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