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Feversham, Baron (UK, 1826)


Creation: let. pat. 14 Jul 1826


Family name: Duncombe




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, per chevron engrailed Gules and Argent three Talbot's Heads counterchanged (Duncombe);  2nd and 3rd, Argent a Chevron Sable between three Crosses flory of the second (Anderson)


1st:  out of a Ducal Coronet a Horse's Hind Leg Sable hoof upwards and shod Argent (Duncombe);  2nd:  a Water Spaniel passant Or (Anderson)


Dexter:  a Horse of dark iron-grey colour guttée d'Or and ducally gorged of the last;  Sinister:  a Lion Argent semy of Fleurs-de-lis Sable his head adorned with a Plume of Six Ostrich Feathers Argent and Azure alternately issuant from a Ducal Coronet Or


Deo Regi Patria (For God, my king and my country)



Charles [Duncombe], 1st Baron Feversham

1st son of Charles Slingsby Duncombe, of Duncombe Park, Helmsley, co. York, by his wife Isabel Soleby, dau. of Robert Soleby, of Helmsley, co. York


5 Dec 1764


24 Sep 1795 Lady Charlotte Legge (b. 5 Oct 1774; d. 5 Nov 1848), only dau. of William [Legge], 2nd Earl of Dartmouth, by his wife Frances Catherine Nicoll, only dau. and hrss. of Sir Charles Gunter Nicoll KB


1. Charles Duncombe (b. c. 1795; dvp. 1819)

2. Hon William Duncombe, later 2nd Baron Feversham

3. Rev Hon Henry Duncombe (b. 25 Aug 1800; dsp. and vp. 1 Oct 1832), mar. 27 Sep 1827 Lucy Elizabeth Sykes (mar. (2) 5 Jan 1837 Rev Charles Hotham; d. 10 Dec 1877), dau. of Rev Christopher Sykes

4. Admiral Hon Arthur Duncombe RN, of Kilnwick Percy, co. York, Groom-in-Waiting to Queen Victoria 1841-46, Member of Parliament for the East Riding of Yorkshire 1851-68, a Lord of the Admiralty 1852 (b. 24 Mar 1806; d. 6 Feb 1889), mar. (1) 14 Jul 1636 Delia Field (d. 5 May 1873), yst. dau. and cohrss. of John Wilmer Field, of Heaton Hall, co. York, and (2) 13 Mar 1877 Jane Maria Walker (d. 23 Aug 1917), dau. of Sir James Walker, 1st Bt., of Sand Hutton, co. York, and had issue by his first wife:

1a. Maj Gen Charles Wilmer Duncombe, of Kilnwick Percy, co. York (b. 19 Sep 1838; dsp. 19 Dec 1911), mar. 23 Jul 1906 Blanche Marie Riviere, dau. of Col Ambroise Riviere, French Army

2a. Arthur Duncombe later Grey, of Sutton Hall, Easingwold, co. York, Member of Parliament for the East Riding of Yorkshire 1885-92 (b. 11 Feb 1840; d. 12 Jul 1911), mar. 12 Jun 1869 Katherine Henrietta Venezia Milbank (d. 31 Oct 1926), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Henry John Milbank, of Newsham, co. York (by his wife Lady Margaret Henrietta Maria Grey, sister and hrss. of George Harry [Grey], 7th Earl of Stamford, and only dau. of George Harry [Grey], 8th Baron Grey of Groby), 3rd son of Mark Milbank, of Thorp Perrow, co. York, by his wife Lady Augusta Henrietta Vane, 3rdd dau. by his first wife of William Henry [Vane], 1st Duke of Cleveland, and had issue:

1b. Alice Louisa Grey (b. 1 Mar 1874; d. 1 Aug 1898), mar. 28 Jul 1898 Lt Col Roland d'Arcy Fife CMG DSO, of Nunnington Hall, co. York (d. 17 Nov 1946)

2b. Cecily Grey (b. 30 Mar 1877; d. 8 Apr 1961), mar. (1) 1 Jun 1897 Edmund Somerset [Butler], 15th Viscount Mountgarret, and (2) 12 Jul 1919 Lt Col Charles Hervey Hoare later Grey DSO (d. 24 Jul 1955), of Earlybank House, co. York

3b. Muriel Katherine Grey (b. 15 Mar 1880; d. 22 Mar 1960), mar. 12 Dec 1900 George Nicholas [de Yarburgh-Bateson], 4th Baron Deramore, and had issue

3a. Capt Frederick William Duncombe (b. 28 Jan 1842; d. 6 Feb 1878), mar. 28 Jul 1868 Lady Katherine Acheson (d. 5 Mar 1898), 3rd dau. of Archibald [Acheson], 3rd Earl of Gosford, by his wife Lady Theodosia Brabazon, only dau. of John [Brabazon], 10th Earl of Meath, and had issue:

1b. Basil Archibald Charles Duncombe (b. 12 Jan 1870; d. 22 Sep 1930), mar. 12 Jan 1896 Ida Doeg (d. 17 Aug 1935), dau. of Alfred Hope Doeg, and had issue:

1c. Hubert Basil Elliot Duncombe (b. 21 May 1901; d. 25 Oct 1931)

1c. Phyllis Gertrude Duncombe, mar. (1) 1917 (div. 1930) Capt Cecil Francis Cureton Taylor, 2nd son of Francis Walter Taylor, (2) 31 Jul 1936 (div. 1947) Dr John Creyghton Ainsworth-Davis, son of Prof James Richard Ainsworth-Taylor, and (3) 13 Apr 1950 Leslie George Whelan (d. 30 Mar 1969)

2c. Katherine Duncombe (d. 14 Jun 1963), mar. 1919 Lt Col Hugh Ferguson James Williamson MBE, and had issue

2b. Capt William Arthur Duncombe later Duncombe-Anderson OBE (b. 30 Sep 1871; d. 13 Oct 1952), mar. 7 Jun 1905 Margaret Louise Anderson (d. 21 Feb 1952), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Francis Foljambe Anderson, of Lea Hall, co. Lincoln, 2nd son of Sir Charles Henry John Anderson, 9th Bt., and had issue:

1c. Antony John Duncombe-Anderson (b. 4 Feb 1907; d. 20 Nov 1949), mar. 9 Oct 1931 Gloranna Georgina Valerie McNalty, 1st dau. of Maj C E Irvine McNalty, of King's Worthy Court, Winchester, and had issue:

1d. (Charles Anthony) Peter Duncombe-Anderson later Duncombe, later 6th Baron Feversham

1d. Juliet Priscilla Mary Duncombe-Anderson later Duncombe (b. 11 Jun 1937), mar. Dec 1960 Wilfred Trevor Woodley, and has issue

2c. Maj Roland Frederick Duncombe-Anderson (b. 18 Apr 1908; d. May 1940), mar. 31 Aug 1935 Elizabeth Frances Mawson (mar. (2) 19 Jun 1952 Brig Howard Greene CBE DSO MC, son of George Percy Greene), 1st dau. of Algernon F A Mawson, of Norman Court, Upper Clatford, Andover, and had issue

3c. Maj Wilfred George Duncombe-Anderson (b. 6 Feb 1911; d. 1982), mar. (1) 30 Apr 1942 Valerie Pemberton (d. 3 Aug 1969), dau. of Capt S M Pemberton, of Washington, co. Sussex, and (2) 22 Apr 1972 Enid Mary Gabrielle Nicholl (widow of .... Nicholl), dau. of Rev Charles Anthony van Charraute, and had issue by his first wife

1b. Ethel Coralie Duncombe (b. 6 Nov 1872), mar. 11 Jul 1900 John Quayle, of Andover

4a. Sir George Augustus Duncombe, 1st Bt. (b. 25 May 1848; dsps. 22 Nov 1933), mar. 15 Jul 1890 Hester Allardice, yst. dau. of Col John McDermid Allardice, and had issue

1a. Charlotte Duncombe (d. 30 Nov 1904), mar. (1) 12 May 1859 J A Sykes, of Raywell, co. York (d. 1 Sep 1865), and (2) 29 Apr 1889 Rev William Rowe Jolley, Rector of Huggate, co. York, and had issue by her first husband

2a. Mary Louise Duncombe (d. 20 May 1919), mar. (1) 21 Feb 1871 Hon Ashley Carr Glyn (b. 20 Nov 1839; d. 11 Sep 1875), 7th son of George Carr [Glyn], 1st Baron Wolverton, and (2) 22 Jun 1886 Rt Rev Isaac Hellmuth DD, Bishop of Huron, and had issue by her first husband

3a. Edith Frances Duncombe (d. 9 Oct 1906), mar. 22 Apr 1873 Rear Adml Charles Francis Walker (b. 6 Feb 1836; d. 6 Aug 1925), 2nd son by his second wife of Sir James Walker, 1st Bt., of Sand Hutton, co. York, and had issue

5. Very Rev Hon Augustus Duncombe DD, Dean of York (b. 2 Nov 1814; d. 26 Jan 1880), mar. 13 May 1841 Lady Harriet Christian Douglas (d. 26 Jul 1902), 3rd dau. of Charles [Douglas], 6th Marquess of Queensberry, by his wife Lady Caroline Scott, 3rd dau. of Henry [Scott], 3rd Duke of Buccleuch, and had issue

1. Hon Frances Duncombe (d. 15 Jun 1861), mar. 31 May 1832 Sir Thomas Digby Legard, 8th Bt., of Ganton, co. York (b. 30 May 1803; d. 10 Dec 1860), and had issue

2. Hon Louisa Duncombe (d. 18 Nov 1852), mar. 1 Oct 1831 John [Scott], 2nd Earl of Eldon, and had issue


16 Jul 1841


14 Jul 1826 Baron Feversham, of Duncombe Park in the County of York

suc. by



High Sheriff of Yorkshire 1790; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Shaftesbury 1792-96, for Aldborough 1796-1806, for Heytesbury 1812-18 and for Newport (Isle of Wight) 1818-26


William [Duncombe], 2nd Baron Feversham


14 Jan 1798


18 Dec 1823 Lady Louisa Stewart (b. 18 Mar 1804; d. 5 Mar 1889), 2nd dau. of George [Stewart], 8th Earl of Galloway, by his wife Lady Jane Paget, 2nd dau. of Henry [Paget], 1st Earl of Uxbridge


1. Hon Albert Duncombe (b. 11 Feb 1826; dvp. 14 Sep 1846)

2. Hon William Ernest Duncombe, later 3rd Baron Feversham later 1st Earl of Feversham

3. Capt Hon Cecil Duncombe, of the Grange, Newton, co. York (b. 27 May 1832; d. 20 May 1902), mar. 26 Oct 1859 Eleanor Jane Mills (d. 24 May 1904), sister of Charles Henry [Mills], 1st Baron Hillingdon, and 5th dau. of Sir Charles Mills, 1st Bt.,and had issue:

1a. Lt Col (Charles) William Ernest Duncombe CBE (b. 15 Mar 1862; dsp. 8 May 1945), mar. (1) 8 Feb 1890 Lilian Bertha Stuart-Wortley (dsp. 14 Feb 1904), and (2) 26 Jul 1910 Frances Adelaide Walrond (widow of Arthur Francis Walrond; d. 30 Jul 1934), 1st dau. of Rev Henry Montagu Villiers

1a. Eleanor Rachel Duncombe (b. 15 Sep 1860; d. Jun 1903)

2a. Violet Helen Duncombe (d. 26 Nov 1943), mar. 22 Jul 1885 William Herbert St Quintin (d. 21 Jan 1933), of Scampston Hall, co. York, and had issue

3a. Emily Katherine Louisa Duncombe MBE (b. 3 Feb 1866; d. 14 Jun 1959)

1. Hon Jane Duncombe (d. 3 Apr 1901), mar. 11 Apr 1849 as his second wife Hon Lawrence Parsons (b. 2 Nov 1805; d. 22 Nov 1894), 3rd son of Laurence [Parsons], 2nd Earl of Rosse, and had issue

2. Hon Gertrude Duncombe (d. 24 Feb 1916), mar. 27 Nov 1849 Francis Horatio FitzRoy, of Frogmore Park, co. Hampshire (b. 6 Jun 1823; d. 20 Mar 1900), 1st son of Admiral Lord William FitzRoy KCB MP RN (by his wife Georgiana Raikes, dau. of Thomas Raikes), 2nd son by his second wife of Augustus Henry [FitzRoy], 3rd Duke of Grafton, and had issue

3. Hon Helen Duncombe (d. 24 Nov 1896), mar. 18 Jul 1855 William Beckett later Beckett-Denison MP, of Meanwood Park, Leeds, co. York (b. 10 Sep 1826; d. 23 Nov 1890), younger brother of Edmund [Beckett], 1st Baron Grimthorpe, and 3rd son of Sir Edmund Beckett, 4th Bt. MP, and had issue


11 Feb 1867

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Tory) for Grimsby 1820-26, for Yorkshire 1826-31 and for the North Riding of Yorkshire 1832-41; President of the Royal Agricultural Society 1864


William Ernest [Duncombe], 3rd Baron Feversham later 1st Earl of Feversham


25 Jul 1868 Viscount Helmsley, of Helmsley in the North Riding of the County of York, and Earl of Feversham, of Rydale in the North Riding of the County of York


The Barony of Feversham was held by the Earls of Feversham from 25 Jul 1868 until 4 Sep 1963, when on the death of Charles William Slingsby [Duncombe], 3rd Earl of Feversham, 5th Baron Feversham, etc., the Earldom of Feversham became extinct and the Barony of Feversham was inherited by his fourth cousin,


(Charles Antony) Peter [Duncombe-Anderson later Duncombe], 6th Baron Feversham

1st son and heir of Anthony John Duncombe-Anderson (by his wife Gloranna Georgina Valerie McNalty, dau. of Maj C E Irvine McNalty), 1st son of Wilfred Arthur Duncombe-Anderson (by his wife Margaret Louise Anderson, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Francis Foljambe Anderson), 2nd son of Frederick William Duncombe (by his wife Lady Katherine Acheson, 3rd dau. of Archibald [Acheson], 3rd Earl of Gosford), 3rd son of Hon Arthur Duncombe (by his first wife Delia Field, yst. dau. and cohrss. of John Wilmer Field, of Heaton Hall, co. Yorks), 3rd son of Charles [Duncombe], 1st Baron Feversham


3 Jan 1945

mar. (1)

17 Sep 1966 Shannon Foy (d. 13 Aug 1976), yst. dau. of Sir Thomas Arthur Wyness Foy CSI CIE and Mrs Arthur MacDonald

children by first wife

1. Hon Jasper Orlando Slingsby Duncombe, later 7th Baron Feversham

2. Hon Jake Barnaby Duncombe, heir presumptive to the Barony of Feversham (b. 17 Mar 1972)

1. Hon Melissa Rose Duncombe (b. 1973)

mar. (2)

6 Oct 1979 Pauline M. Aldridge, dau. of John Aldridge, of Newark, co. Nottingham

only child by second wife

3. Hon Patrick Charles Kildare Duncombe (b. 1981)


29 Mar 2009

suc. by

son by first wife


Jasper Orlando Slingsby [Duncombe], 7th Baron Feversham


14 Mar 1968


The heir presumptive to the Barony of Feversham is Hon Jake Barnaby Duncombe, second son of the 6th Baron and younger brother of the present Baron.


 Last updated 7 Apr 2009




7th Baron Feversham, of Duncombe Park in the County of York

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 Jul 1826)



Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO6 5EB


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