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Clanmorris, Baron (I, 1800)


Creation: let. pat. 31 Jul 1800


Family name: Bingham




Azure a Bend cotised Or between six Crosses Patée Or


On a Mount a Falcon rising all proper


On either side a Lion Azure


Spes Mea Christus (Christ is my hope)



John [Bingham], 1st Baron Clanmorris

1st son of Henry Bingham, of Newbrook, co. Mayo, by his wife Letitia Daly, dau. of Denis Daly, of Raford, co. Galway




21 May 1791 Hon Anne Maria Yelverton (b. 28 Sep 1775; d. 27 Apr 1865), only dau. of Barry [Yelverton], 1st Viscount Avonmore, by his wife Mary Nugent, dau. and cohrss. of William Nugent, of Clonlost, co. Westmeath


1. Hon Charles Barry Bingham, later 2nd Baron Clanmorris

2. Hon Denis Arthur Bingham, later 3rd Baron Clanmorris

1. Hon Letitia Maria Bingham (d. 1832), mar. Robert ffrench, of Rahasane, co. Galway

2. Hon Anna Maria Bingham (dsp. 21 Jan 1866), mar. Jul 1829 her first cousin Bentinck Walter Yelverton, of Belleisle, co. Tipperary (b. 1792; dsp. 15 Dec 1837), 1st son of Hon Walter Aglionby Yelverton (by his wife Cecilia Yelverton, 1st dau. of George Yelverton, of Belle Isle, Newfoundland, Canada), 2nd son of Barry [Yelverton], 1st Viscount Avonmore

3. Hon Louisa Catherine Bingham (d. 14 May 1891), mar. 1838 her fist cousin Rev Benjamin Chapman Frederick Yelverton (d. 1849), 2nd son of Hon Walter Aglionby Yelverton (by his wife Cecilia Yelverton, 1st dau. of George Yelverton, of Belle Isle, Newfoundland, Canada), 2nd son of Barry [Yelverton], 1st Viscount Avonmore, and had issue

4. Hon Caroline Harriet Bingham (dvp. 1820)

5. Hon Julia Bingham (d. unm.)


18 May 1821


31 Jul 1800 Baron Clanmorris, of Newbrook in the County of Mayo

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Tuam 1797-1800


Charles Barry [Bingham], 2nd Baron Clanmorris




1816 Sarah Lambert (mar. (2) 29 May 1830 Edward Shadwell Hickman; d. after 1866), dau. of Walter Lambert, of Castle Lambert, co. Galway, by his wife Elizabeth Persse, dau. of Burton Persse, of Persse Lodge, co. Galway


s.p. 3 Jun 1829

suc. by



Denis Arthur [Bingham], 3rd Baron Clanmorris


22 Jan 1808


1 May 1825 Maria Helena Persse (d. 28 Aug 1899), 2nd dau. of Robert Persse, of Roxborough, co. Galway, by his wife Maria Wade, dau. of Samuel Wade, of Fairfield, co. Galway


1. Hon John Charles Robert Bingham, later 4th Baron Clanmorris

2. Hon Denis Arthur Bingham (b. 6 Nov 1829; d. 8 Jul 1897), mar. 6 Nov 1864 Eugenie Colette Gabriele de Lacretelle, of Burgundy, France (d. 1893), and had issue

3. Hon Dudley Persse Bingham (b. 1 Feb 1832; d. 8 Oct 1867)

4. Hon Henry Charles William Bingham (b. 2 Feb 1834; d. 1879)

5. Hon Albert Yelverton Bingham DL (b. 11 Feb 1840; d. 31 Mar 1907), mar. (1) 24 Jun 1858 Caroline Begbie (d. 1879), dau. of Dr James Begbie, and (2) 20 Mar 1883 Jean Crawford Service (d. 13 Jul 1924), only child and hrss. of Thomas Service, of Cranley, co. Lanark, and had issue by both wives

6. Hon Barry John Bingham (b. 3 Sep 1841; dsp. 23 May 1868), mar. 8 Nov 1866 his first cousin Pauline Davies (widow of R A G Davies JP, of Rhedinnick, co. Cornwall; d. 9 Nov 1915), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Rev Benjamin Chapman Frederick Yelverton (by his wife and cousin Hon Louisa Catherine Bingham, 3rd dau. of John [bingham], 1st Baron Clanmorris), 2nd son of Hon Walter Aglionby Yelverton (by his wife Cecilia Yelverton, 1st dau. of George Yelverton, of Belle Isle, Newfoundland, Canada), 2nd son of Barry [Yelverton], 1st Viscount Avonmore,

1. Hon Anna Maria Bingham (dsp. 1 May 1923), mar. 2 Oct 1856 Rev Ferdinand Cotter Spiller, 1st son of W A Spiller, of Uplands, Bandon, co. Cork, by his wife Anne Cotter, dau. of Rev George Sackville Cotter, Prebendary of Cloyne, Vicar of Kilmacdonough, Kilcredan, Garryvoe and Ightermorragh (by his wife Margaret Rogers, dau. of Basil Rogers), 4th son of Sir James Cotter, 1st Bt. MP, of Rockforest, co. Cork

2. Hon Elizabeth Caroline Bingham (d. 21 Sep 1919), mar. 23 Jul 1856 St John Legh Clowes, of Cheltenham, co. Gloucester (d. 18 Apr 1915), and had issue

3. Hon Isabella Catherine Sarah Bingham (d. 29 Nov 1918)


24 Feb 1847

suc. by



John Charles Robert [Bingham], 4th Baron Clanmorris


28 Nov 1826


24 May 1849 Sarah Selina Persse (d. 28 Nov 1907), 4th dau. of Burton Persse, of Moyode Castle, co. Galway, by his wife Matilda Persse, dau. of Henry Persse


1. Hon Denis Arthur Bingham (dvp. an infant 18 Jan 1851)

2. Hon John George Barry Bingham, later 5th Baron Clanmorris

3. Hon Burton Percy Bingham (b. 11 Sep 1853; dsp. 10 Dec 1898), mar. 3 Jan 1895 Frances Matilda Persse (d. 29 Jul 1935), 3rd dau. of Burton Robert Parsons Persse, of Moyode Castle, co. Galway

4. Hon Bentinck Yelverton Bingham (b. 11 Jan 1855; d. 5 Aug 1892)

1. Hon Matilda Maud Helena Bingham OBE (d. 16 Jul 1943), mar. 12 Jan 1871 Albert Brassey JP MP, of Heythrop, co. Oxford, and Charlton Park, co. Gloucester (b. 22 Feb 1844; d. 7 Jan 1918), brother of Thomas [Brassey], 1st Earl Brassey, and 4th son of Thomas Brassey, of Bulkeley and Lowndes Square, co. Middlesex, railway contractor, by his wife Marie Farrington Harrison, dau. of Joseph Harrison, of Liverpool, co. Lancaster, and had issue

2. Hon Florence Madeline Bingham (d. 20 Dec 1941), mar. (1) 17 Apr 1873 John Pollok, of Lismany, co. Galway (d. Aug 1891), and (2) 6 Jun 1895 Maj James David Barry, 1st son of Rt Hon C R Barry, and had issue by her first husband

3. Hon Rose Elizabeth Bingham (d. 28 Apr 1935), mar. 29 Sep 1885 Maj Gen Sir Hugh McCalmont KCB CVO (d. 2 May 1924), and had issue


5 Apr 1876

suc. by



John George Barry [Bingham], 5th Baron Clanmorris


27 Aug 1852


27 Jun 1878 Matilda Catherine Ward (b. 3 May 1858; d. 14 Feb 1941), only child and hrss. of Robert Edward Ward, of Bangor Castle, co. Down (by his wife and cousin Harriette Ward, 2nd dau. of Rev Hon Henry Ward, Rector of Killinchy, co. Down), 1st son of Michael Edward Ward, Minister Plenipotentiary at Dresden (by his wife Lady Matilda Stewart, 4th dau. by his second wife of Robert [Stewart], 1st Marquess of Londonderry), 1st son of Col Rt Hon Robert Ward (by his wife Sophia Frances Whaley, 3rd dau. of Richard Chapel Whaley, of Whaley Abbey, co. Wicklow), 3rd son of Bernard [Ward], 1st Viscount Bangor


1. Hon Arthur Maurice Robert Bingham, later 6th Baron Clanmorris

2. Lt Col Hon (John) Denis Yelverton Bingham DSO (b. 11 Aug 1880; d. 28 Dec 1940), mar. 29 Jul 1926 Vera Mary Darbyshire (b. c. 1891; d. 19 Aug 1972), 1st dau. of Maj Norman Darbyshire, of Sefton Park, co. Lancaster, and had issue:

1a. Elizabeth Rosemary Bingham (b. 19 May 1927), mar. 23 Apr 1949 Maxwell William John Denham MBE (d. 25 Aug 2001), only son of William John Denham, of Wembley Park, co. Middlesex, and has issue

2a. (Mary) Mavourneen Denise Bingham (b. 302 Nov 1931), mar. 22 Sep 1951 Albert Werner Schiff, of Ambrose Farm House, Ramsbury, co. Wiltshire, son of Harry Edmund Schiff, of Sopron and Budapest, Hungary, and has issue

3. Rear Admiral Hon (Edward) Barry Stewart Bingham VC OBE ADC (b. 26 Jul 1881; d. 24 Sep 1939), mar. 18 May 1915 (div. 1937) Vera Maud Temple Patterson (d. 30 Dec 1972), only child of Edward Temple Patterson, and had issue:

1a. John Temple Bingham (b. 22 Feb 1923; dsp. 25 Jul 1997), mar. 28 Apr 1949 Joan Muriel Bown (d. 1955)

1a. Lavinia Mary Bingham (b. 7 Jul 1921), mar. 31 Oct 1946 Simon Campbell, of Inchivore, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, co. Wicklow (b. 28 Aug 1914), 2ns son of Joseph Campbell by his wife Nancy Maude, 1st dau. of Lt Col Aubrey Maurice Maude (by his wife Amy Florence Lucas, dau. of Sir Thomas Lucas, 1st Bt.), 4th son of Lt Col Sir George Ashley Meade KCB (by his wife Katherine Katinka Beauclerk, dau. of Charles George Beauclerk), 2nd son of Rev Hon John Charles Meade, Rector of Enniskillen, co. Fermanagh (by his wife Mary Trevilian, 2nd but 1st surv. dau. of William Cely Trevilian, of Midelney, co. Somerset), 4th son by his third wife of Cornwallis [Maude], 1st Viscount Hawarden, and has issue

4. Hon (Hugh) Terence De Burgh Bingham, Chief Engineer in the Indian Service of Engineers (b. 31 Dec 1885; d. 27 Feb 1957), mar. 2 Nov 1912 Dorothea Minnie Sinclair (d. 8 Dec 1976), 3rd dau. of John Alexander Sinclair, of Lahore, India, barrister-at-law, and had issue:

1a. (John) Peter Derrick Bingham (b. 14 Sep 1913; d. 1978), mar. (1) Jan 1939 (div. 1954) Mary Machen Rose, 1st dau. of Robert Morehead Rose, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia ,and (2) 10 Oct 1954 Jean Hogarth, 1st dau. of Robert Harold Hogarth, of Waverley, Tasmania, Australia, and had issue by his first wife:

1b. (Robert) Michael Terence Bingham (b. 8 Feb 1941; d. 198..), mar. 19... Alison ....., and had issue:

1c. Hannah Bingham (b. 198..)

1b. Angela Rose Bingham (b. 3 Jun 1944), mar. 22 Aug 1969 Dr Anthony William Martin Steyn, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

2a. Capt (Hugh) Denis Sinclair Bingham (b. 6 Sep 1914; d. 18 Jul 1946), mar. 29 Sep 1939 Margaret Douglas Stevenson (mar. (2) 17 Mar 1948 (div. 1953) George Lennox Barrow, yst. son of Maj Ronald Edmund Barrow; d. 1980), dau. of Maj Robert Stevenson DL, of Aloha, Dungannon, co. Tyrone, and had issue:

1b. (Robert) Derek De Burgh Bingham, heir presumptive to the Barony of Clanmorris, of Ferry Corner Cottage, Ferry Farm, Ferry Lane, Sudbourne, Woodbridge, co. Suffolk, publisher (b. 29 Oct 1942), mar. 12 Jul 1969 Victoria Mary Pennant-Rea, 2nd dau. of P A Pennant-Rea, of Broadlands Court, Bourton-on-the-Water, co. Gloucester, and has issue:

1c. Alexandra Louise Clare Bingham (b. 25 Apr 1974)

2c. Georgina Mary Margaret Bingham (b. 30 Sep 1976)

3c. Rosamunde Jessica Elizabeth Bingham (b. 1979)

1b. (Jane) Victoria (Clare) Bingham (b. 6 Mar 1941), mar. 22 Jan 1966 (div. 1985) Béla Peter Daranyi, 2nd son of Bela de Daranyi, of Budapest, Hungary, by his wife Countess Margit Haller von Hallerstein, and has issue

1a. Elizabeth Maude Bingham (b. 21 Jan 1922; d. Aug 1989), mar. 27 Jul 1944 Jelle Roel Hogeveen Veenbas (d. 9 Dec 2001), son of Dr Anne Veenbas, of Leewarden, Holland, and had issue

5. Hon Henry Derrick Thomas Bingham (b. 17 Oct 1887; dvp. 22 Feb 1902)

6. S/Ldr Hon George Roderick Bentinck Bingham RAFVR (b. 10 May 1894; dsp. 10 Dec 1972), mar. 4 Apr 1921 Barbara Melvill de la Ferté (d. 19...), yst. dau. of Col Charles Henry Joubert de la Ferté

7. 2nd Lt Hon Richard Gerald Ava Bingham RAF (b. 8 Mar 1896 ; k. in action 10 Oct 1918)

1. Hon Harriette Ierne Maud Bingham (b. 18 Jul 1882; d. 11 Jan 1917), mar. 22 Dec 1908 Sir Herbert Lightfoot Eason CB CMG MD (d. 2 Nov 1949), son of Edward Henry Physick Eason, of Forest Hill, co. Surrey, and had issue

2. Hon Emily Ina Florence Bingham (b. 3 Mar 1884; d. 25 Apr 1957), mar. 25 Nov 1905 Herbert [Dixon], 1st Baron Glentoran, and had issue

3. Hon Eleanor Clare Alice Bingham (b. 18 Jan 1892; d. 25 Nov 1972), mar. 15 Sep 1915 Maj Harold Murray Fleming (d. 8 Nov 1953), only son of Col ..... Fleming, of Belville, co. Cavan, and had issue


4 Nov 1916

suc. by



Lieut, 28th Foot 1874 and Rifle Brigade 1875


Arthur Maurice Robert [Bingham], 6th Baron Clanmorris


22 Jun 1879


5 Jun 1907 Leila Cloete (d. 3 Jun 1969), 4th dau. of Gordon Cloete JP, of the Rosary, Rosebank, Cape Town, South Africa

only child

1. Hon John Michael Ward Bingham, later 7th Baron Clanmorris


24 Jun 1960

suc. by



Capt, 5th Lancers; ADC to the Governor-General of New Zealand


John Michael Ward [Bingham], 7th Baron Clanmorris


3 Nov 1908


28 Jul 1934 Madeleine Mary Ebel (d. 16 Feb 1988), 1st dau. of Clement Ebel, of Copyhold Place, Cuckfield, co. Sussex


1. Hon Simon John Ward Bingham, later 8th Baron Clanmorris

1. Hon Charlotte Mary Thérèse Bingham, playwright and novelist (b. 29 Jun 1924), mar. 15 Jan 1964 Terence Joseph Brady, of Hardway House, Hardway, Bruton, co. Somerset, actor and writer, son of (Frederick Arthur) Noel Brady, of Macroon, co. Cork, and has issue


6 Aug 1988

suc. by



served in World War II 1939-45 with the Royal Engineers; author of detective novels as "John Bingham"


Simon John Ward [Bingham], 8th Baron Clanmorris


25 Oct 1937


28 Aug 1971 Gizella Maria Zverko, only dau. of Sandor Zverko, of Budapest, Hungary

only child

1. Hon Lucy Katherine Gizella Bingham (b. 15 Jan 1974)


The heir presumptive to the Barony of Clanmorris is (Robert) Derek De Burgh Bingham, a great-grandson of the 5th Baron Clanmorris, and a second cousin of the present Baron.


Last updated 18 Jan 2012




8th Baron Clanmorris, of Newbrook in the County of Mayo

(Ireland, let. pat. 31 Jul 1800)



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