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Ancestry.com. Pocket Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Original data: Forster, Henry Rumsey. The Pocket Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland: with Genealogical and Historical Notices of the Families of the Nobility; the Archbishops and Bishops; A List of Titles of Courtesy; A Baronetage of the United Kingdom; The Privy Council, &c.. London, England: David Bogue, 1851.

About Pocket Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland

This database contains genealogical and historical information on royal and noble families and on the archbishops and bishops of the United Kingdom. It was written by Henry Rumsey Forster and was published in 1851.

Information on the following subjects can be found in this database:

  • Precedence
  • Gradations of Honorary Rank
  • Abbreviations
  • The Sovereign and the Royal Family
  • The Peerage of the British Empire
  • The Archbishops of England
  • The Archbishops of Ireland
  • The Bishops of Ireland
  • The Colonial Bishops
  • Titles of Courtesy in the British Peerage
  • The Baronetage of the British Empire
  • The Privy Council
  • Modes of Address