William Francis Conolly-Carew, 6th Baron Carew CBE C.St.J (April 23, 1905 - June 27, 1994) was Aide-de-Camp to the Governor of Bermuda, Sir Thomas Astley-Cubbitt between 1931 and 1936.
Born William Francis Carew, he assumed the additional surname of Conolly by deed poll in 1938. He was the son of Gerald Shapland Carew, 5th Baron Carew and Catherine Conolly, daughter of Thomas Conolly, MP, of Castletown, Celbridge, Co.Kildare. Upon the death of his father in 1927 he inherited the title of Baron Carew in the Peerage of the United Kingdom (cr. 1838) and also in the Peerage of Ireland (cr.1834).
Lord Carew was educated at Wellington College and Sandhurst. He was gazetted into the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry in 1925, and served during the Second World War as a captain, reaching the brevet rank of major.
He was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1966, and was a Companion of the Order of St. John.
He married Lady Sylvia Gwendoline Eva Maitland, daughter of Ian Maitland, 15th Earl of Lauderdale and Ethel Mary Bell-Irving in 1937. They had issue:
Who's Who, London: Black, 1945, p. 439.
- Kidd, Charles & Williamson, David (eds.) (1990) Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press