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Norbury, Earl of (I, 1827)


Creation: let. pat. 23 Jun 1827


Family name: Toler later Graham-Toler




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent a Cross Fleury Gules charged with a Plain Cross couped of the field between four Oak Leaves slipped proper (Toler);  2nd and 3rd, Argent a Trefoil slipped Vert on a Chief Sable three Escallops Or (Graham)


On a Ducal Coronet a Fleur-de-lis Or


Dexter: an Horse Argent bridled Gules; Sinister: a Fawn proper


Regi Et Patriae Fidelis (Faithful to my King and country)



John [Toler], 1st Baron Norbury later 1st Earl of Norbury, PC

2nd son of Daniel Toler, of Beechwood, co. Tipperary, by his second wife Letitia Otway, dau. of Thomas Otway, of Castle Otway, co. Tipperary


3 Dec 1745


2 Jun 1778 Grace Graham (b. c. 1758; cr. 24 Nov 1797 Baroness Norwood, of Knockalton in the County of Tipperary;  d. 21 Jul 1822), dau. of Hector Graham, Secondary of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, by his wife Isabella Maxwell, dau. of Robert Maxwell, of Fellows Hall


1. Hon Daniel Toller, later 2nd Baron Norwood and 2nd Baron Norbury

2. Hon Hector John Toler later Graham-Toler, later 2nd Earl of Norbury

1. Lady Isabella Toler

2. Lady Letitia Toler, mar. 8 Mar 1813 William Browne, of Browne's Hill, co. Carlow


27 Jul 1831


27 Dec 1800 Baron Norbury, of Ballycrenode in the County of Tipperary

23 Jun 1827 Viscount Glandine, of Glandine in the King's County, and Earl of Norbury, with special remainder to his 2nd son, Hector John Toler, and the heirs male of his body

suc. by

second son


barrister, Dublin 1770; Member of Parliament for Tralee 1776-83, for Phillipstown 1783-90 and for Gorey 1790-1900; Third Sergeant-at-Law 1787 ; Second Serjeant-at-Law 1787-89; Solicitor-General of Ireland 1789-98, Privy Councillor [I] 1798; Attorney-General of Ireland 1798-99, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas of Ireland 1800-27


Daniel [Toler], 2nd Baron Norwood and 2nd Baron Norbury



30 Jan 1832

suc. by



suc. his mother 21 Jul 1822 as 2nd Baron Norwood and his father 27 Jul 1831 as 2nd Baron Norbury


Hector John [Toler later Graham-Toler], 2nd Earl of Norbury


27 Jun 1781


1 Jan 1808 Elizabeth Brabazon (b. c. 1786; d. 25 Aug 1859), only child and hrss. of William Brabazon, of Brabazon Park, co. Meath, by his wife Elizabeth Phibbs, dau. and hrss. of John Phibbs, of Lisconny, co. Sligo


1. John Graham-Toler (b. 31 Oct 1808; dvp. 1821)

2. Hon Hector John Graham-Toler, later 3rd Earl of Norbury

3. Hon Otway Fortescue Graham-Toler (b. 1 Nov 1824; d. 23 Apr 1884), mar. 28 Jul 1846 Hon Henrietta Elizabeth Scarlett (d. 4 Mar 1895), 1st dau. of Robert Campbell [Scarlett], 2nd Baron Abinger, by his wife Sarah Smith, 2nd dau. of George Smith, Chief Justice of the Mauritius, and had issue:

1a. Capt Hector Robert Graham-Toler DL, of Durrow Abbey, High Sheriff of King's County 1893 (b. 17 Jun 1847; d. 10 Jul 1899), mar. 16 May 1884 Alice Steer (mar. (2) 18 Feb 1909 Maj Arthur Lockwood Trevor Boothe, only son of Rev John Edmund Boothe; d. 29 Jun 1933), dau. of Charles Steer, Judge of the High Court, Calcutta, and had issue:

1b. Otway Scarlett Graham-Toler DL, of Durrow Abbey, High Sheriff of King's County 1911 (b. 1886; dsp. 18 Nov 1941), mar. 5 Jul 1923 Mona Marian Low, yst. dau. of Lt Col John Maxwell Low, of Sunvale, co. Limerick

1b. Muriel Alma Graham-Toler (b. 28 Sep 1885; d. 6 Dec 1943), mar. 4 Apr 1906 Lt Cdr John Gunnell USN, and had issue

2a. Lt Col James Otway Graham-Toler, of Beechwood Park, Nenagh, co. Tipperary (b. 12 Jan 1849; d. 27 Jul 1913), mar. 3 Feb 1885 Emily Alexina Wardlaw-Ramsay (d. 9 Feb 1921), 9th dau. of Robert Balfour Wardlaw-Ramsay DL, 19th of Whitehill, co. Midlothian, of Tillicoultry, co. Clackmannan, and of Balcurvie, co. Fife, by his wife Lady Louisa Jane Hay, 3rd dau. of George [Hay], 8th Marquess of Tweeddale, and had issue:

1b. Capt Leopold James Graham-Toler MC, served in World War I 1914-18 as Capt, 6th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, Hon Maj 1933 (b. 1888; d. 9 Jun 1938)

2b. Ronald Ian Montagu Graham-Toler, later 5th Earl of Norbury

1b. Lady Lilian Frances Graham-Toler, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1944 (d. 1974), mar. 4 Oct 1923 George Nicholas Hardinge (b. 3 Sep 1865; d. 10 Oct 1943), 1st son of Bradford Hardinge, Bengal CS, by his wife Caroline Jane Christina Edwards, dau. of William Edwards, Judge of the Supreme Court at Agra, and had issue

2b. Lady Clementine Ivy Graham-Toler, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1944 (d. 9 Jan 1951), mar. 31 Jul 1916 Capt Rudolph Cole Metge (d. 1919), 3rd son of Robert Henry Metge MP, of Athlumney, co. Meath, and had issue

3a. George John Scarlett Graham-Toler (b. 17 Aug 1850; dsp. 31 Aug 1929), mar. 17 Oct 1892 Maria del Carmen del Castillo, 3rd dau. of Don Antonio Monteverde del Castillo

4a. Lieut Francis Peter Lawrence Graham-Toler (b. 1852; dvp. 5 Jan 1884)

1a. Rosamond Henrietta Graham-Toler (b. 10 Sep 1853; d. 19...)

2a. Violet Madeline Graham-Toler (b. 16 Jun 1855; d. 19...)

4. Hon John Brabazon Graham-Toler (b. 26 Nov 1832; dvp. 23 Dec 1834)

1. Lady Elizabeth Graham-Toler (d. 9 Dec 1844), mar. 10 May 1836 as his first wife Hon Lawrence Parsons (b. 2 Nov 1805; d. 22 Nov 1894), 3rd but 2nd surv. son of Laurence [Parsons], 2nd Earl of Rosse, by his wife Alice Lloyd, dau. of John Lloyd, of Gloster, King's County, and had issue

2. Lady Grace Graham-Toler (d. 2 Jun 1872), mar. 23 Apr 1832 Col Crofton Moore Vandeleur MP DL, of Kilrush House, co. Clare (d. 8 Nov 1881), and had issue

3. Lady Helen Graham-Toler (d. 22 Apr 1883), mar. 18 Dec 1837 John Vandeleur Stewart DL, of Rock Hill, co. Londonderry (d. 24 Jun 1872), and had issue

4. Lady Jane Graham-Toler

5. Lady Georgina Graham-Toler (d. 23 Jan 1900), mar. 2 Dec 1845 John Gurdon Rebow MP, of Wivenhoe Park, co. Essex (d. 12 Oct 1870), and had issue

6. Lady Charlotte Graham-Toler (d. 4 Feb 1867), mar. (1) 27 Jan 1852 Richard Cornwallis [Neville], 4th Baron Braybrooke, and (2) Dr Frederic Hetley, of Upper Norwood, co. Surrey, and had issue by her first husband

7. Lady Isabella Rebecca Graham-Toler (d. 12 Jul 1914), mar. 17 May 1851 Alexander John Robert Stewart DL, of Ards, co. Donegal (d. 30 Jul 1904), and had issue

8. Lady Emily Graham-Toler (d. 5 Apr 1916)


3 Jan 1839 (bur. at Tullamore)

suc. by



suc. his brother 30 Jan 1832 as 3rd Baron Norbury and 3rd Baron Norwood


Hector John [Graham-Toler], 3rd Earl of Norbury


17 Sep 1810


7 Nov 1848 Stewart Bethune (b. 3 Sep 1825; d. 5 Mar 1904), 2nd dau. of Maj Gen Sir Henry [Bethune], 1st Bt. de jure 9th Earl of Lindsay, by his wife Coutts Trotter, dau. of John Trotter, of Dyrham Park, co. Hertford


1. Hon William Brabazon Lindsay Graham-Toler, later 4th Earl of Norbury

1. Lady Mary Catherine Graham-Toler (d. 5 Feb 1930), mar. 13 Oct 1884 Sir Charles John Stewart KBE (d. 4 Sep 1932), and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Graham-Toler (b. 6 Jun 1857; d. 6 Oct 1939), mar. 9 Oct 1884 James [Alexander], 4th Earl of Caledon, and had issue

3. Lady Margaret Albinia Grace Graham-Toler (d. 8 Sep 1926), mar. 18 Mar 1880 Edward Boycott Jenkins, barrister (d. 1915), 1st son of Edward Jenkins, Bengal CS, by his wife Jane Crawford Jenkins, dau. of John Jenkins, auctioneer, of Calcutta, India, and had issue

4. Lady Charlotte Emily Alexina Graham-Toler (d. 13 Dec 1932)


26 Dec 1873

suc. by



High Sheriff for King's County 1835


William Brabazon Lindsay [Graham-Toler], 4th Earl of Norbury


2 Jul 1862


28 Jul 1908 Lucy Henrietta Katharine Ellis (b. 6 Apr 1876; d. 26 May 1966), 1st dau. of Rev Hon William Charles Ellis, of Bothalhugh, Morpeth (by his wife Henrietta Elizabeth Ames, dau. of Henry Metcalfe Ames, of Linden), 2nd son of Charles Augustus [Ellis], 6th Baron Howard de Walden


s.p. 20 Apr 1943

suc. by



Ronald Ian Montagu [Graham-Toler], 5th Earl of Norbury


11 Jan 1893

mar. (1)

7 Oct 1919 (div. 1933) Simone Evangeline Julie Caroline Apenes, dau. of Hans Apenes, Norwegian Consul in France, of Rue de Thermes, Calais, France

mar. (2)

24 May 1933 Margaret Greenhalgh (d. 1984), dau. of John Kevan Greenhalgh, of Hoylake, co. Chester

children by second wife

1. Hon John Patrick Graham-Toler, not in succession to the Earldom of Norbury (b. 16 Apr 1932)

2. Shaun Dermot Graham-Toler (b. 25 May 1936; dvp. 22 Nov 1936)

3. Hon Noel Terence Graham-Toler, later 6th Earl of Norbury


24 May 1955

suc. by

son by second wife


Noel Terence [Graham-Toler], 6th Earl of Norbury


1 Jan 1939


28 Oct 1965 (Rosamund Margaret) Anne Mathew, 2nd dau. of Francis Mathew, of South Kensington, London


1. Hon Richard James Graham-Toler, later 7th Earl of Norbury

1. Lady Patricia Margaret Graham-Toler (b. 22 Feb 1970), mar. 19... (div. 2002) Michael Gaca, and has issue


11 Sep 2000

suc. by



Richard James [Graham-Toler], 7th Earl of Norbury


5 Mar 1967


There is no heir to the Earldom of Norbury.


 Last updated 28 May 2007




6th Earl of Norbury

(Ireland, let. pat. 23 Jun 1827)

6th Viscount Glandine, of Glandine in the King's County

(Ireland, let. pat. 23 Jun 1827)

7th Baron Norwood, of Knockalton in the County of Tipperary

(Ireland, let. pat. 24 Nov 1797)

7th Baron Norbury, of Ballycrenode in the County of Tipperary

(Ireland, let. pat. 27 Dec 1800)



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