Her second son William Wellesley inherited Ballyfin from his cousin William Pole in 1781 at the age of 18 and hence changed his name to Wellesley Pole.

Her oldest son Richard became the Marquis Wellesley and was Governor General of India and later Lord Lieutenant of Ireland while her third son Arthur Duke of Wellington became the illustrious military leader and prime minister of the United Kingdom.

The room is decorated in dusky pink colours enhanced by fabrics in “Indian toil of Life” theme from Claremont.

Room size

Bedroom

Overlooks lake and lawns.
32 sqm (336 sq ft)

Bathroom

Overlooks courtyard
11 sqm (115 sq ft)

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