Quentin Wallop, 10th Earl of Portsmouth

Quentin Gerard Carew Wallop, 10th Earl of Portsmouth, DL (born 25 July 1958), styled Viscount Lymington until 1984, is a British landowner and peer.

His father was Oliver Kintzing Wallop, Viscount Lymington (d. 1984). Quentin succeeded his grandfather as the 10th Earl of Portsmouth in 1984.

The Earl was a non-executive director of the Grainger Trust from 1987 until 2002.[1]

He lives at the family home, Farleigh House in Farleigh Wallop, Hampshire.[2]

The Earl is President of Basingstoke Conservative Association, patron of the Hampshire branch of the British Red Cross, and churchwarden of St Andrew's Church, Farleigh Wallop.[3] A supporter of hunting, he was Chairman of the Hampshire branch of the Game Conservancy Trust from 2001 to 2005.

He is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers.

The Earl helped fund the legal expenses of Nikolai Tolstoy in defending his libel case against Lord Aldington. He also helped fund the legal expenses of Neil Hamilton in defending his libel case against Mohammed Al-Fayed.

Marriage and children

He married the author Candia McWilliam in 1981. They had two children:

Lord and Lady Portsmouth divorced in 1984 and both subsequently remarried.

Lord Portsmouth then married Annabel Fergusson in 1990. They have one daughter:



Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Gerard Wallop
Earl of Portsmouth
Succeeded by
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