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The Croome Collection

Thomas Coventry, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, 1st Baron of Allesborough (1578-1640)The History of The Coventry Family

The Croome collection held at Worcestershire Record Office includes papers from the time of the 1st Baron Coventry of Allesborough, right up to the 9th Earl of Coventry. To make it easier to understand which Earl was seated at Croome throughout which years, here is a chronological table of the Barons and Earls of Coventry, the heads of the Croome estate to which this collection relates.

Simply click on the names in the table below to find out more about each Baron and Earl of Coventry.

Name Date of Birth Date of Death Title and Date Inherited Title and Date Inherited
Sir Thomas Coventry (PDF 40 KB)


12 December 1606

Lord Keeper Thomas Coventry (PDF 43 KB)


14 January 1640

1st Baron of Allesborough
10 April 1628

Thomas Coventry 2nd (PDF 40 KB)


27th October 1661

2nd Baron of Allesborough 1640

George Coventry (PDF 40 KB)


15 December 1680

3rd Baron of Allesborough 1661

John Coventry (PDF 40KB)

2 September 1654

25 July 1685

4th Baron of Allesborough 1680

Thomas Coventry 5th (PDF 41 KB)


15 July 1699

5th Baron of Allesborough 1685

Viscount Deerhurst and 1st Earl of Coventry
26 April 1697

Thomas Coventry 6th (PDF 40 KB)


20 August 1710

6th Baron of Allesborough 1699

Viscount Deerhurst and 2nd Earl of Coventry 1699

Thomas Coventry 7th (PDF 40 KB)


28 January 1712

7th Baron of Allesborough 1710

Viscount Deerhurst and 3rd Earl of Coventry 1710

Gilbert Coventry (PDF 41 KB)


27 October 1719

8th Baron of Alllesborough 1712

4th Earl of Coventry 1712

William Coventry (PDF 41 KB)


18 March 1751


5th Earl of Coventry October 1719

George William Coventry 6th (PDF 45 KB)

26 April 1722

3 September 1809


6th Earl of Coventry 1751

George William Coventry 7th (PDF 43 KB)

28 April 1758

26 March 1831


Viscount Deerhurst and 7th Earl of Coventry 1809

George William Coventry 8th (PDF 41 KB)

16 October 1784

15 May 1843


Viscount Deerhurst and 8th Earl of Coventry 1831

George William Coventry 9th (PDF 45 KB)

9 May 1838

13 March 1930


Viscount Deerhurst and 9th Earl of Coventry May 1843

Post-1930 (PDF 41 KB)


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