Selina Hastings (Shirley), Countess of Huntingdon (1707 - 1791) MP

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Birthplace: Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, UK
Death: Died
Occupation: Countess of Huntingdon
Managed by: Heather (Fachet) Bond
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About Selina Hastings (Shirley), Countess of Huntingdon

Lady Selina Shirley was the daughter of Washington Shirley, 2nd Earl Ferrers and Mary Levinge.3 She married Theophilus Hastings, 9th Earl of Huntingdon, son of Theophilus Hastings, 7th Earl of Huntingdon and Mary Frances Fowler, on 3 June 1728.1 She died on 17 June 1791.1

    As a result of her marriage, Lady Selina Shirley was styled as Countess of Huntingdon on 3 June 1728. From 3 June 1728, her married name became Hastings. She founded the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion.4

Children of Lady Selina Shirley and Theophilus Hastings, 9th Earl of Huntingdon

1.Lady Selina Hastings d. 12 May 17634

2.Francis Hastings, 10th Earl of Huntingdon+ b. 13 Mar 1728/29, d. 2 Oct 17894

3.Elizabeth Hastings, Baroness Hastings+ b. 23 Mar 1731, d. 11 Apr 1808

Citations

1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1417. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

2.[S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

3.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

4.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 2005. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selina_Hastings,_Countess_of_Huntingdon]

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Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon's Timeline

1707
August 24, 1707
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, UK
1728
June 3, 1728
Age 20
1729
March 13, 1729
Age 21
1731
March 23, 1731
Age 23
Donington Park, Leicestershire, England
1791
June 17, 1791
Age 83
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