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Allendale, Viscount (UK, 1911)


Creation: let. pat. 5 Jul 1911


Family name: Beaumont




Gules a Lion rampant Or armed and langued Azure between eight Crescents in orle of the second


A Bull's Head erased quarterly Argent and Gules charged with a Mullet Sable


Dexter:  a  Lion Argent semy of crescents Gules;  Sinister:  a Bull quarterly Argent and Gules horned of the first tipped Or


Fide Sed Cui Vide (Trust, but see whom you trust)



Wentworth Canning Blackett [Beaumont], 2nd Baron Allendale later 1st Viscount Allendale, PC

1st son of Wentworth Blacket [Beaumont], 1st Baron Allendale, by his first wife Lady Margaret Anne de Burgh, 4th dau. of Ulick John [de Burgh], 1st Marquess of Clanricarde


2 Dec 1860


12 Nov 1889 Lady Alexandrina Louisa Maud Vane-Tempest (b. 8 Nov 1863; d. 31 Jul 1945), dau. of George Henry Robert Charles William [Vane later Vane-Tempest], 5th Marquess of Londonderry, by his wife Mary Cornelia Edwards, only dau. and hrss. of Sir John Edwards, 1st and last Bt., of Garth, co. Montgomery


1. Hon Wentworth Henry Canning Beaumont, later 2nd Viscount Allendale

2. Lt Col Hon Ralph Edward Blackett Beaumont CBE, Member of Parliament for Portsmouth Central 1931-45, High Sheriff of Montgomeryshire 1957 (b. 12 Feb 1901; d. 18 Sep 1977), mar. 22 Mar 1926 Helena Mary Christine Wray (d. 26 Aug 1962), 2nd dau. of Brig Gen Cecil Wray CB CMG CVO, and had issue

1. Hon Margaret Helen Beaumont CBE (b. 13 Nov 1892; d. 10 Jun 1958), mar. 8 Feb 1917 Hugh William [Fortescue], 5th Earl Fortescue, and had issue

2. Hon Aline Mary de Burgh Beaumont (b. 23 Apr 1895; d. 15 Apr 1967), mar. 12 Nov 1925 (div. 1939) Geoffrey Richard Purcell Gilpin DSC, 2nd son of Peter Purcell Gilpin, and had issue

3. Diana Beaumont (dvp. young 31 Jan 1897)

4.Hon Agatha Violet Beaumont (b. 26 Dec 1903; d. 15 Jan 1994), mar. 1 Jun 1933 Sir John Victor Thomas Woolrych Talt Perowne KCMG (d. 8 Jan 1951), 1st son of Col John Thomas Woolrych Perowne, of St James's Court, London, and had issue


12 Dec 1923


5 Jul 1911 Viscount Allendale, of Allendale and Hexham in the County of Northumberland

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Hexham 1895-1907; suc. his father 13 Feb 1907 as 2nd Baron Allendale; Vice-Chamberlain of the Household (Government Whip) 1905-07; Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords) 1907-11; Privy Councillor 1907; a Lord-in-Waiting (Government Whip) 1911-16


Wentworth Henry Canning [Beaumont], 2nd Viscount Allendale, KG CB CBE MC


6 Aug 1890


20 Jul 1921 Violet Lucy Emily Seely (d. 1979), 1st dau. of Sir Charles Hilton Seely, 2nd Bt., by his wife Hilda Lucy Grant, 1st dau. of Richard Tassell Anthony Grant, of Staffa, West Cowes, Isle of Wight


1. Hon Wentworth Hubert Charles Beaumont, later 3rd Viscount Allendale

2. Hon Richard Blackett Beaumont CVO, Master of the Gunmakers' Company 1969 and 1985, and Chairman Purdey & Sons (b. 13 Aug 1926; d. 8 Jan 2010), mar. 12 Oct 1971 Lavinia Mary Keppel, 3rd dau. of Lt Col Arnold Ramsey Keppel, by his wife Laura Margaret Martin, dau. of Hugh Martin, of Tullaghreine, co. Cork, and had issue

3. Capt Hon Sir (Edward) Nicholas Canning Beaumont KCVO (b. 14 Dec 1929), mar. 8 Oct 1953 Jane Caroline Falconer Wallace, 1st dau. of Alexander Lewis Paget Falconer Wallace, of Candacraig, Strathdon, co. Aberdeen, and has issue

4. Hon Matthew Henry Beaumont (b. 10 Apr 1933; d. 16 Dec 2017), mar. (1) 14 Apr 1959 (div. 1972) Anne Christine Margaret Hamilton, 1st dau. of Gerald John Hamilton, and (2) 13 Oct 1973 Belinda Jane Elizabeth Cuthbert (b. 6 Aug 1932), 1st dau. of Maj Harold David Cuthbert, of Beaufront Castle, Hexham, co. Northumberland, by his wife Bridget Sibyl Milnes Coates, 1st dau. of Sir (Edward) Clive Coates later Milnes Coates, 2nd Bt. OBE, by his wife Lady Celia Hermione Crewe-Milnes, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Robert Offley Ashburton [Milnes later Crewe-Milnes], 1st Marquess of Crewe, and had issue by his first wife

5. Hon George Andrew Beaumont (b. 21 Jun 1938; d. 3 Jan 1960)

1. Hon Ela Hilda Aline Beaumont OStJ (b. 27 May 1925; d. 18 Feb 2002), mar. 3 Oct 1945 Charles James Ruthven [Howard], 12th Earl of Carlisle, and had issue


16 Dec 1956

suc. by



joined Life Guards 1911, Lieutenant 1914, Captain 1915; a Lord-in-Waiting to George V 1931-32; CBE 1943; CB 1948; Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland 1949-56; Knight of the Garter 1951; Permanent Lord-in-Waiting 1954


Wentworth Hubert Charles [Beaumont], 3rd Viscount Allendale


12 Sep 1922


10 Feb 1948 (div. 1984) Hon Sarah Field Ismay (b. 16 May 1928), 2nd dau. of Hastings Lionel [Ismay], 1st Baron Ismay, by his wife Laura Kathleen Clegg, only dau. of Henry Gordon Clegg, of Wormington Grange, Broadway, co. Gloucester


1. Hon Wentworth Peter Ismay Beaumont, later 4th Viscount Allendale

2. Hon Mark Henry Beaumont, of Newbrough Hall, co. Northumberland (b. 21 Jul 1950), mar. 17 Apr 1982 Diana Elizabeth Benson, yst. dau. of Lt Col John Elliott Benson, and has issue

3. Hon Charles Richard Beaumont, of Swallowship House, co. Northumberland (b. 8 Mar 1954), mar. 27 Oct 1979 Charlotte Sybil Taylor (b. 1956;  d. 17 Jun 2013), yst. dau. of Lt Col Richard Ian Griffith Taylor DSO MC, of Chipchase Castle, co. Northumberland, by his second wife Hon Cecily Eveline Berry, 5th dau. of Henry Seymour [Berry], 1st Baron Buckland, and has issue


27 Dec 2002

suc. by



ADC to Viceroy of India 1946-47; OStJ


Wentworth Peter Ismay [Beaumont], 4th Viscount Allendale


13 Nov 1948


14 Feb 1975 Theresa Mary Magdalene More O'Ferrall, 2nd dau. of Francis Ambrose More O'Ferrall, of Ellen's Green, co. Sussex, by his wife Angela Mary Mather-Jackson, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Anthony Henry Mather Mather-Jackson, 6th Bt.


1. Hon Wentworth Ambrose Ismay Beaumont (b. 11 Jun 1979), mar. 6 May 2011 Vanessa Webb, dau. of Peter Webb, of Kensington, London, and has issue:

1a. Wentworth Louis Canning Beaumont (b. 18 Sep 2013)

2a. Walter Blackett Beaumont (b. 29 Jan 2015)

1. Hon Lucy Harriet Beaumont (d. 30 Apr 1981), mar. 27 Apr 2013 Hon Michael Julian Marsham (b. 3 May 1979), 2nd son of Julian Charles [Marsham], 8th Earl of Romney, by his wife Catriona Anne Stewart, 1st dau. of Robert Charles Stewart CBE, of Arndean, Dollar, co. Clackmannan, and has issue

2. Hon Alice Theresa Beaumont (b. 1983), mar. Jun 2014 Richard Maxey, son of Philip Maxey, of Longmeadow, co. Hertford, and has issue

3. Hon Martha Rose Beaumont (b. 1986), mar. Jun 2015 Hon Arthur George Vestey (b. 1985), 2nd son by his second wife of Samuel George Armstrong [Vestey], 3rd Baron Vestey, and has issue


 Last updated 30 Jun 2019




4th Viscount Allendale, of Allendale and Hexham in the County of Northumberland

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 5 Jul 1911)

5th Baron Allendale, of Allendale and Hexham in the County of Northumberland

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 20 Jul 1906)



Bywell Castle, Stocksfield-on-Tyne, Northumberland NE43 7AQ



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