Parsons, Lois, Countess of Rosse

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Parsons, Lois, Countess of Rosse

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  • Vesey, Lois, Viscountess de Vesci
  • Lister-Kaye, Frances Lois

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Daughter of Sir Cecil Lister-Kaye, 4th Baronet, and Beatrice Adeline Lister-Kaye, she married William, 5th Earl of Rosse in 1905, with whom she had three children, Michael, Bridget and Desmond. Following Lord Rosse's death from injuries sustained in the Great War, she subsequently married Major de Vesci of Abbeyleix. During the war years at Birr Castle she organised a prisoner of war parcel service, mainly for soldiers from the Irish Guards, her husband's regiment.


Grange, Yorkshire
Birr Castle, Birr, Co Offaly
Abbeyleix, Co Laois

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Parsons, William, 5th Earl of Rosse (1873-1918)

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Parsons, William, 5th Earl of Rosse

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Parsons, Lois, Countess of Rosse

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1905 - 1918

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