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Hampden, Viscount (UK, 1884)


Creation: let. pat. 4 May 1884


Family name: Brand




Azure two Swords in saltire points upwards Argent pommelled and hilted Or between three Escallops one in chief and two in fess Or


Out of a Crown Vallary Or a Leopard's Head Argent semée of Escallops and gorged with a Collar Gemel Gules


Dexter:  a Wolf Argent gorged with a radiated collar with Line reflexed over the back Or;  Sinister:  a Bull Gules armed unguled ducally gorged and line reflexed over the back Or


Pour bien desirer (Wishing well)



Henry Bouverie William [Trevor later Brand], 23rd Baron Dacre later 1st Viscount Hampden, GCB PC

2nd son of Henry Otway [Brand later Trevor], 21st Baron Dacre, by his wife Pyne Crosbie, 2nd dau. of Very Rev Hon Maurice Crosbie, Dean of Limerick (by his second wife Pyne Cavendish, dau. of Sir Henry Cavendish, Bt.), 3rd son of Maurice [Crosbie], 1st Baron Brandon


24 Dec 1814


16 Apr 1838 Eliza Ellice (d. 9 Mar 1899), dau. of General Robert Ellice


1. Hon Henry Robert Brand, later 2nd Viscount Hampden and 24th Baron Dacre

2. Rear-Admiral Hon Thomas Seymour Brand, of Glynde Place, co. Sussex (b. 20 Sep 1847; d. 12 Nov 1916), mar. 4 Dec 1879 Annie Blanche Gaskell (d. 18 Nov 1946), yst. dau. of Henry Lomax Gaskell, of Kidlington Hall, Woodstock, co. Oxford, and had issue

3. Hon Arthur George Brand JP DL, Member of Parliament for Wisbech 1891-95 and 1900-06, Treasurer of the Household 1894-95 (b. 1 May 1853; d. 9 Jan 1917), mar. 15 Apr 1886 Edith Ingram (d. 8 Apr 1903), yst. dau. of Joseph Ingram JP, of Brooklands, co. Chester, and had issue

4. Maj Hon Charles Brand JP (b. 1 May 1855; d. 25 Aug 1912). mar. 15 Aug 1878 Alice Emma Sturgis Van de Weyer (d. 4 Feb 1926), dau. of HE Sylvain Van de Weyer, Belgian Minister at the Court of St James, by his wife Elizabeth Anne Sturgis Yates, dau. of Joshua Bates, of Boston, USA, and had issue

5. Richard Brand (dvp. an infant 1858)

1. Hon Alice Brand (d. 20 Mar 1925), mar. 8 Jul 1862 Sir Henry Thomas Farquhar, 4th Bt., and had issue

2. Hon Gertrude Brand (d. 21 Dec 1927), mar. 2 Sep 1869 William Henry Campion CB, of Danny Park, co. Sussex (d. 4 Dec 1923), and had issue

3. Hon Mabel Brand (b. c. 1842; d. 29 May 1924), mar. 18 Jun 1863 Frederick Frederick Thomas, of Ratton, co. Sussex (b. 11 Apr 1838; d. 1 Dec 1868), and had issue

4. Hon Mary Cecilia Brand (b. c. 1851; d. 24 Jun 1886), mar. 2 Oct 1972 Henry Parkman Sturgis, son of Russell Sturgis, and had issue

5. Dame Hon Maud Elizabeth Brand DBE JP (d. 8 Jan 1944), mar. 22 Oct 1885 David Augustus Bevan JP (d. 26 Apr 1937), 4th son of Richard Lee Bevan JP, of Brixworth Hall, co. Northampton, and had issue


14 Mar 1892


4 Mar 1884 Viscount Hampden, of Glynde in the County of Sussex

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Lewes 1852-68 and Cambridgeshire 1868-84; a Lord of the Treasury 1855-58; Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury 1859-66; Privy Counsellor 1866; Speaker of the House of Commons 1872-84;  GCB 1881; Lord-Lieutenant of Sussex 1886-92; suc. his brother 26 Feb 1890 as 23rd Baron Dacre


Henry Robert [Brand], 2nd Viscount Hampden and 24th Baron Dacre, GCMG JP DL


2 May 1841

mar. (1)

21 Jan 1864 Victoria Alexandrina Leopoldine Van de Weyer (dsp. 20 Jul 1865), 3rd dau. of HE Sylvain Van de Weyer, Belgian Minister at the Court of St James, by his wife Elizabeth Anne Sturgis Bates, dau. of Joshua Bates, of Boston, USA

mar. (2)

14 Apr 1868 Susan Henrietta Cavendish (d. 16 Oct 1909), 2nd dau. of Lord George Henry Cavendish MP (by his wife Lady Louisa Lascelles, 4th dau. of Henry [Lascelles], 2nd Earl of Harewood), younger brother of William [Cavendish], 2nd Earl of Burlington later 7th Duke of Devonshire

children by second wife

1. Hon Thomas Walter Brand, later 3rd Viscount Hampden and 25th Baron Dacre

2. Admiral Hon Sir Hubert George Brand GCB KCMG KCVO, Naval Attaché in Tokyo 1912-14, Naval Assistant to 2nd Sea Lord 1914-16, Chief of Staff Battle Cruiser Fleet 1916-17, commanded HM's yachts 1919-22 and 1st Light Cruiser Squadron 1922-24, Extra Equerry to King George V 1922-36, Secretary to 1st Lord of the Admiralty 1925-27, Commander-in-Chief Atlantic Fleet 1927-29 and Plymouth 1929-32, 1st and Principal Naval ADC to King George V 1931-32, Extra Equerry to King Edward VIII 1936 and King George VI 1937-52, Rear-Admiral of the United Kingdom 1939 (b. 20 May 1870; d. 14 Dec 1955), mar. 28 Jan 1914 Norah Conyngham Greene (d. 5 Mar 1924), 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Sir William Conyngham Greene GCMG KCB, Ambassador Exraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Japan, and had issue

3. Richard Brand (b. 8 Aug 1871; dvp. 18 Jan 1880)

4. Hon Robert Henry Brand, later 1st Baron Brand

5. Lt-Col Hon Roger Brand CMG DSO, served in the Boer War 1900-02 and World War I (b. 23 Nov 1880; d. 23 Oct 1945), mar. 21 Nov 1913 Muriel Hectorina Lillian Montgomery (d. 1988), dau. of Henry Boyle Montgomery, and had issue

6. Hon Geoffrey Brand (b. 3 Oct 1885; dvp. 25 Feb 1899)

1. Hon Margaret Brand (d. 27 Sep 1948), mar. 21 Apr 1897 Brig-General Algernon Francis Holford Ferguson DL, of Polebrooke Hall, Oundle (d. 5 Nov 1943), and had issue

2. Hon Alice Brand (d. unm. 11 Jul 1945)

3. Hon Dorothy Louisa Brand JP (d. 21 Jul 1958), mar. 11 Nov 1902 Maj Percy Henry Guy Feilden DL, of Cokethorpe Hall, Witney, co. Oxford (d. 25 Mar 1944), yst son of Lt-Gen Randle Joseph Feilden CMG, of Witton Park, co. Lancaster, and had issue


22 Nov 1906

suc. by

son by second wife


Capt, Coldstream Guards; Member of Parliament (Liberal Unionist) for Hertfordshire 1868-74 and Stroud 1874 and 1885-86; Surveyor-General of the Ordnance 1883-85; Governor and Commander-in-Chief of New South Wales 1895-99; GCMG 1899


Thomas Walter [Brand], 3rd Viscount Hampden and 25th Baron Dacre, GCVO KCB CMG JP


29 Jan 1869


29 Apr 1899 Lady Katharine Mary Montagu-Douglas-Scott JP (d. 7 Mar 1951), 1st dau. of William Henry Walter [Montagu-Douglas-Scott], 6th Duke of Buccleuch, by his wife Lady Louisa Jane Hamilton, 3rd dau. of James [Hamilton], 1st Duke of Abercorn


1. Hon Thomas Henry Brand, later 4th Viscount Hampden and 26th Baron Dacre

2. Hon David Francis Brand, later 5th Viscount Hampden

3. Hon Ranulph William Brand (b. 9 Dec 1909; dvp. 6 Oct 1912)

4. Capt Hon Charles Andrew Brand (b. 14 Jul 1920)

1. Hon Joan Louisa Brand (b. 7 Dec 1904), mar. 18 Feb 1925 Sir Basil Samuel Hill Hill-Wood, 2nd Bt., and had issue

2. Hon Barbara Constance Brand (b. 1 Apr 1907), mar. 19 Dec 1934 Ronald Harry Higham (d. 29 Oct 1966), and had issue

3. Hon Elizabeth Margaret Brand (b. 21 Sep 1911), mar. 3 Jun 1935 Maj Cecil Chadwick Lomas (d. 1988), and had issue

4. Hon Monica Dorothy Brand (b. 3 Mar 1914), mar. 9 Oct 1933 D'Arcy Lambton, of Saxon House, Shottisham, Woodbridge, co. Suffolk, and has issue


4 Sep 1958

suc. by



joined 10th Hussars 1889, Capt 1898;  served in the Boer War 1899-1901; Maj 1903-04; served in World War I 1914-18 as Lt-Col 1st Batallion Hertfordshire Regiment 1913-15; CMG 1915; CB 1917; Col and Hon Brig-Gen TFR 1919-21; ADC to King George V 1920-31; KCB 1921; a Lord-in-Waiting 1924-36; GCVO 1935; Col 1935-39;  Lord-Lietenant and Custos Rotulorum of Hertfordshire


Thomas Henry [Brand], 4th Viscount Hampden and 26th Baron Dacre, CMG


30 Mar 1900


26 Jul 1923 Leila Emily Seely (d. 27 Oct 1996), only dau. of Lt-Col Frank Evelyn Seely, of Ramsdale Park, Nottingham, by his first wife Leila Eliza Russell, dau. of Rev Henry Charles Russell, Rector of Wollaton, co. Nottingham (by his wife Hon Leila Louisa Millicent Willoughby, 2nd dau. of Henry [Willoughby], 8th Baron Middleton), 1st son of Lord Charles James Fox Russell (by his wife Isabella Clarissa Davies, dau. of William Davies, of Penylan, co. Carmarthen (by his wife Elizabeth Seymour, 1st dau. of Lord Robert Seymour MP (by his first wife Anne Delmé, dau. of Peter Delmé), 3rd son of Francis [Seymour], 1st Marquess of Hertford), 3rd son by his second wife of John [Russell], 6th Duke of Bedford


1. Sarah Eliza Brand (b. 7 Jul 1924; dvp. 25 Mar 1937)

2. Gian Katharine Brand (b. 6 Apr 1927; dvp. 23 Jan 1929)

3. Hon Rachel Leila Brand, later (27th) Baroness Dacre

4. Hon Tessa Mary Brand (b. 21 Apr 1934; d. 14 Feb 2020), mar. 24 Jul 1956 Julian Ogilvie Thompson, of Froome Street, Sandton 2196, Johannesburg, South Africa, son of Mr Justice Newton Ogilvie Thompson, of Bilbury, Cotswolds, Kenilworth, Cape Town, South Africa, by his wife Anne Agnes Eve Wiener, and had issue


s.p.m. 17 Oct 1965

suc. by



Page of Honour to King George V 1913-16; Lieut, Rifle Brigade; British CEO, Managing Director, Lazard Brohers 1931-65; Combined Production and Resources Board, Washington DC 1942-44; CMG 1943; Chairman, Supplies for Liberated Areas Committee 1944-45; Chairman, Issuing Houses Association 1953-54; on his death in 1965 the Barony of Dacre fell into abeyance between his two surviving daughters, Hon Mrs Rachel Leila Douglas-Home and Hon Mrs Tessa Mary Ogilvie Thompson, and so continued until 1970, when the abeyance was terminated in favour of the elder daughter.


David Francis [Brand], 5th Viscount Hampden


14 Jun 1902


14 Jul 1936 Hon (Imogen) Alys Rhys (b. 27 Aug 1903; d. 20 Mar 2001), only dau. Walter FitzUryan [Rice later Rhys], 7th Baron Dynevor, by his wife Lady Margaret Child-Villiers, 1st surv. dau. of Victor Albert George [Child-Villiers], 7th Earl of Jersey


1. Hon Anthony David Brand, later 6th Viscount Hampden

1. Hon Jean Margaret Brand (b. 19 Aug 1938), mar. 1976 as his second wife Robert John Hodgson, of 2 St Hilda's Road, London SW13 (b. 6 Sep 1937), 1st son of John Edward Hodgson by his wife Pamela Abbott Lacon, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Gordon Massy Lacon (by his wife Phyllis Woodfall, dau. of His Honour Judge Robert Woodfall), 1st son of Capt Henry Sidney Hammet Lacon JP (by his wife Anna Boileau, dau. of Col George Wilson Boileau DL, of Stanfield Hall, co. Norfolk), 3rd son of Col Sir Edmund Henry Knowles Lacon, 3rd Bt. DL MP, and has issue

2. Hon Philippa Mary Imogen Brand (b. 7 Apr 1942), mar. 25 Jul 1961 Hon Christopher Roger Chetwode, granted the style and precedence of a Baron's younger son 1951 (b. 24 Mar 1940), 2nd son of Capt Roger Charles George Chetwode (by his wife Hon (Molly) Patricia Berry, 3rd dau. of William Ewert [Berry], 1st Viscount Camrose), 1st son and heir apparent of Field Marshall Sir Philip Walhouse [Chetwode], 1st Baron Chetwode, and has issue


4 Sep 1975

suc. by



Anthony David [Brand], 6th Viscount Hampden DL


7 May 1937

mar. (1)

27 Sep 1969 (div. 1988) Caroline Fiona Proby (mar. (2) 1990 Christopher K St John Bird), 1st dau. of Capt Claud Proby by his wife Patricia Amelia Pearce, dau. of Lt Cmdr Vyvyan Whitmore Pearce RN

children by first wife

1. Hon Francis Anthony Brand, later 7th Viscount Hampden

2. Hon Jonathan Claud David Humphrey Brand (b. 25 Aug 1975)

1. Hon Saracha Mary Brand (b. 7 Mar 1973), mar. 15 May 2004 Robert Barksfield, 1st son of Ronald Barksfield, of Frieth

mar. (2)

21 Oct 1993 Sara Snow (widow of Peter Wallace Snow), only dau. of Col Sir Charles Jocelyn Hambro KBE MC, of Dixton Manor, Gotherington, co. Gloucester, by his second wife Dorothy Helen Mackay, dau. of Alexander Mackay, of Glencruitten, Oban


4 Jan 2008

suc. by

son by first wife


Francis Anthony [Brand], 7th Viscount Hampden


17 Sep 1970



1. Hon Mary Virginia Brand (b. 11 Feb 2007)

2. Hon Hannah Cara Brand (b. 5 Mar 2009)


 Last updated 3 Apr 2021




7th Viscount Hampden, of Glynde in the County of Sussex

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 4 May 1884)



Glynde Place, Glynde, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 6SX

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