Benjamin Aymar Sands of Long Island
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In 1978, the earldom of Wicklow and family estates duly devolved upon the 8th Earl's American cousin, Cecil Aymar Howard. Born in 1909, Cecil was a grandson of the 6th Earl and son of Hugh Melville Howard. His mother, May, was the only child of New York lawyer Benjamin Aymar Sands of Southampton, Long Island. Hugh Howard died when Cecil was 10-years-old so he was raised by his mother May, who lived until 1941. By 1959 he had an address at 155 East 52nd Street in Manhattan. His sister Katherine, born in 1910, lived at Ounavarra in Coutown Harbour, Co. Wexford.The 9th Earl died in 1983 and the Earldom becameextinct.