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Bateman, Baron (UK, 1837 - 1931)


Creation: let.pat. 30 Jan 1837


Extinct: 4 Nov 1931


Family name: Hanbury later Bateman-Hanbury




Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Or a Bend engrailed Vert plain cotised Sable (Hanbury);  2nd and 3rd, Or on a Fess Sable between three Muscovy Ducks proper a Rose Or (Bateman)


1st:  Out of a Mural Crown Sable a Demi-Lion Or holding in the dexter paw a Battleaxe Sable helved Or (Hanbury);  2nd: A Muscovy Duck's Head couped between two Wings expanded Sable (Bateman)


On either side a Lion Argent gorged with a Plain Collar charged with a Rose between two Fleur-de-lis Or and chained of the last and reflexed over the back



William [Hanbury later Bateman-Hanbury], 1st Baron Bateman

1st son and heir of William Hanbury, of Kelmarsh, co. Northampton, and Shobdon Court, co. Hereford, by his wife Charlotte Packe, dau. of Charles James Packe, of Prestwold Hall, co. Leicester


24 Jun 1780


16 Aug 1822 Elizabeth Chichester (b. c. 1798; d. 19 Sep 1882), sister of Arthur [Chichester], 1st Baron Templemore, and 2nd dau. of Lord Spencer Stanley Chichester, of Dunbrody Park, co. Wexford (by his wife and second cousin Lady Anne Harriet Stewart, 3rd dau. by his second wife of John [Stewart], 7th Earl of Galloway), 3rd son by his first wife of Arthur [Chichester], 1st Marquess of Donegall


1. Hon William Bateman Bateman-Hanbury, later 2nd Baron Bateman

2. Capt Hon Charles Spencer Bateman-Hanbury later Bateman-Hanbury-Kincaid-Lennox DL, Member of Parliament for Herefordshire 1852-57 and for Leominster 1858-65 (b. 8 Oct 1827; dsp. 22 Mar 1912), mar. (1) 17 Oct 1861 Margaret Cuninghame Smythe later Kincaid-Lennox (widow of George Augustus Frederick Percy Sydney [Smythe], 7th Viscount Strangford; dsp. 28 Jun 1892), 1st dau. and cohrss. of John Lennox Kincaid-Lennox of Woodhead and Kincaid, by his wife Frances Maxwell Cuninghame, 3rd dau. of John Cuninghame of Craigends, and (2) 19 Aug 1893 Rosa Cuninghame (d. 21 Dec 1917), dau. of Boyd Alexander Cuninghame of Craigends

3. Rev Hon Arthur Allen Bateman-Hanbury, Rector of Shobden, co. Hereford, and Prebendary of Hereford Cathedral (b. 13 Mar 1829; d. 5 Mar 1919), mar. 2 Feb 1858 Mary Ward Davenport (b. 18 Jan 1837; d. 31 Dec 1895), 1st dau. of John Davenport, of Foxley, co. Hereford, by his wife Charlotte Coltman, 2nd dau. of George Coltman, of Hagnaby Priory, co. Lincoln, and had issue:

1a. Arthur Davenport Bateman-Hanbury (b. 7 Oct 1867; dsp. 8 Dec 1925), mar. 25 Apr 1893 Nina Louisa Mary Ellice (d. 28 Sep 1924), only dau. of Gen Sir Charles Henry Ellice GCB by his wife Louisa Caroline Lambton, 1st dau. of William Henry Lambton

1a. Edith Bateman-Hanbury (b. 23 May 1860)

2a. Constance Mary Bateman-Hanbury (b. 4 Mar 1863), mar. 15 Oct 1896 Rev Frank Sheffield, Rector of Brayesworth, Eye, co. Suffolk (b. 3 Dec 1838; d. 22 Dec 1903), 5th son of Sir Robert Sheffield, 4th Bt., of Normanby Park, Scunthorpe, co. Lincoln, by his wife Julia Brigida Newbolt, dau. of Sir John Newbolt, Chief Justice of Bengal, and had issue

3a. Mary Beatrice Bateman-Hanbury (b. 17 Oct 1874), mar. 11 Feb 1914 William Gordon Grosvenor-Launder, of Coed Cefn Tregare, co. Monmouth, and The Grove, Sandhurst, co. Gloucester

4a. Winifred Kathleen Bateman-Hanbury (b. 24 Jun 1879; dsp. 11 Dec 1931)), mar. 7 Jul 1914 as his first wife Rev Francis Edward Tuke, Vicar of Yarkhill with Weston Beggard 1919-29, only child of Rev Edward Henry Tuke, Vicar of Weston Lullingfield, Baschurch, co. Salop, by his first wife Maria Mitchelson, 2nd dau. of James Mitchelson, of Pickering Hall, co. York

4. Frederick Western Hanbury (dvp. an infant 1834)

5. Hon George Sackville Bateman-Hanbury (b. 23 Jul 1835; dvp. 12 Aug 1839)

1. Hon Harriet Anne Bateman-Hanbury (d. 18 Apr 1884), mar. (1) 23 Feb 1854 Capt George Astley Charles Dashwood (b. 3 Jun 1820; d. 26 Jul 1863), 2nd son of Sir George Dashwood, 4th Bt. MP, of Kirtlington Park, co. Oxford, by his wife Marianne Sarah Rowley, 1st dau. of Sir William Rowley, 2nd Bt., of Tendring Hall, co. Suffolk, and (2) 14 Feb 1867 Capt Lord Montagu William Graham, Member of Parliament for Grantham and for Hereford (b. 2 Feb 1807; dsp. 21 Jun 1878), 2nd son of James [Graham], 3rd Duke of Montrose, by his second wife Lady Caroline Maria Montagu, 1st dau. of George [Montagu], 4th Duke of Manchester, and had issue by her first husband

2. Hon Charlotte Bateman-Hanbury (d. 29 Oct 1912), mar. (1) 7 Aug 1847 Maj George John Whyte-Melville, of Bennochy, co. Fife (d. 5 Dec 1878), and (2) Jun 1890 Leslie Fraser Duncan, and had issue by her first husband

3. Hon Elizabeth Augusta Bateman-Hanbury (b. 16 Mar 1832; d. 29 May 1912), mar. (1) 30 Jun 1853 Maj George Drought Warburton MP (d. Oct 1857), and (2) 15 Apr 1869 her fist cousin once removed George [Rushout], 3rd Baron Northwick, and had issue by her first husband

4. Hon Louisa Catherine Bateman-Hanbury (d. 7 May 1923), mar. (1) 6 Aug 1860 Col Henry Green-Wilkinson, of Pennington Hall, Ipswich, co. Suffolk (d. 1894), and (2) 26 Nov 1902 as his second wife William Francis de Vismes Kane FL, of Drumreaske House, co. Monaghan, and had issue by her first husband


22 Jul 1845


30 Jan 1837 Baron Bateman, of Shobdon in the County of Hereford

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Whig) for Northampton 1810-18; contested North Northamptonshire 1835 as a Liberal; took the additional name of Bateman by Royal Licence 1837; High Sheriff of Herefordshire 1819-20; Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire 1841-45


William Bateman [Bateman-Hanbury], 2nd Baron Bateman


28 Jul 1826


13 May 1854 Agnes Burrell Kerrison (d. 1918), 3rd dau. of Gen Sir Edward Kerrison, 3rd Bt. GCH KCB, of Brome Hall, Eye, co. Suffolk, by his wife Mary Ellice, dau. of Alexander Ellice, of Pittencrieff, co. Fife


1. Hon William Spencer Bateman-Hanbury, later 3rd Baron Bateman

2. Maj Hon Edward Reginald Bateman-Hanbury DL (b. 30 May 1859; d. 1 Jun 1907)

3. Hon Walter Bateman-Hanbury DL (b. 26 Jul 1862; d. 21 Feb 1904)

4. Hon Geoffrey Bateman-Hanbury (b. 9 Oct 1868; dvp. 4 Dec 1888)

5. Capt Hon Charles Stanhope Melville Bateman-Hanbury DL (b. 13 Sep 1877)

1. Hon Maud Frances Bateman-Hanbury (d. 23 Feb 1932), mar. 8 Jan 1890 Hon Rev Archibald Parker, Rector of Wem, co. Shrewsbury, and Prebendary of Lichfield Cathedral (b. 4 Apr 1859), 9th son of Thomas Augustus Wolstenholme [Parker], 6th Earl of Macclesfield, by his second wife Lady Mary Frances Grosvenor, 2nd dau. of Richard [Grosvenor], 2nd Marquess of Westminster, and had issue

2. Hon Evelyn Augusta Bateman-Hanbury (d. 7 Jul 1907), mar. 16 Sep 1884 as his first wife Robert John Foster DL, of Stockeld Park and Harrowins, co. York (b. 20 May 1850; d. 25 Jul 1925), 2nd son of William Foster, of Hornby Castle, co. Lancaster, by his first wife Emma Eliza Anderton, only dau. of Swithin Anderton, of Bradford, co. York, and had issue

3. Hon Gertrude Emily Bateman-Hanbury (d. 15 Mar 1927), mar. 11 Feb 1892 as his second wife Sir John Wood, 1st Bt. MP, of Hengrave Hall, co. Suffolk, and had issue

4. Hon Agnes Rosamund Bateman-Hanbury, mar. 24 Oct 1922 as his second wife Ven Canon Hamilton Anne Douglas-Hamilton, Archdeacon of Kimberley (b. 28 May 1853), 1st son of Maj Gen Octavius Douglas-Hamilton by his wife Katharine Augusta Westenra Macleod, dau. of Capt Donald Macleod RN CB

5. Hon Margaret Cecilia Bateman-Hanbury, mar. 17 Jan 1905 Thomas Mark Hovell, of 105 Harley Street, London (b. 10 Feb 1853; d. 30 Jun 1925), 2nd but 1st surv. son and hr. of Dennis De Berdt Hovell, of Clapton, co. Middlesex, and Elstree, co. Hertfordshire, by his wife Mary De Horne, 3rd dau. of Abraham De Horne, of Lexden, co. Essex, and has issue

6. Hon Rachael Anne Selina Decima Bateman-Hanbury, mar. 12 Apr 1899 Sir Samuel Hill-Wood, Bt. MP DL, of Moorfield, co. Derby, and 11 Great Stanhope Street, London, and had issue


30 Nov 1901 (bur. at Shobden, co. Hereford)

suc. by



Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire 1852-1901; a Lord-in-Waiting 1858-59


William Spencer [Bateman-Hanbury], 3rd Baron Bateman


30 Sep 1856


23 Jul 1904 Marian Alice Knapp (widow of Henry Cabot Knapp), dau. of James Jeffrey Graham, of New York, USA


s.p. 4 Nov 1931


Capt, 2nd Life Guards


On the death of the 3rd Baron Bateman the Barony of Bateman became extinct.


 First written 18 Jul 2006



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