Thom's Irish Who's Who/Courtown, Earl of


COURTOWN, Earl of, and Viscount Stopford, 1762; Baron of Courtown, 1758 (Irld.); Baron Saltersford (Gt. Brit., 1796), James Walter Milles Stopford, 6th Earl; H.M.'s Lieutenant for Co.. Wexford; High Sheriff. 1877: High Sheriff, Co. Carlow (1878): late Col. Comdg. 3rd Batt. Royal Irish Regt.; elder son of James George, 5th Earl, and Hon. Elizabeth Frances (d. 1894), dau. of 4th Baron Sandes; b. 3rd Mar., 1853; s. his father, 28th Nov.. 1914; m. 27 April, 1876. Hon. Catherine (d. 1884), dau. of 4th Baron Bravbrooke; 2nd, 25th Sept., 1886, Gertrude, dau. of late Gen. C. J. C. Mills, and has issue four sons, five daus. Res.: Courtown House, Gorey, Co. Wexford.