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Abergavenny, Earl of (GB, 1784)

 

Creation: let. pat. 17 May 1784

 

Family name: Nevill

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Arms:

See Marquess of Abergavenny

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George [Nevill], 2nd Baron Abergavenny later 1st Earl of Abergavenny

only surv. son and heir of William [Nevill], 1st Baron Abergavenny, by his first wife Catherine Nevill, widow of Edward [Nevill], 3rd Baron Bergavenny, and dau. by his first wife of Lt Gen William Tatton, of St Margarets, Westminster

born

24 Jun 1727

mar.

5 Feb 1753 Henrietta Temple (widow of Hon Richard Temple MP, of Romsey, co. Hampshire, 2nd son by his first wife of Henry [Temple], 1st Viscount Palmerston;  d. 31 Aug 1768), sister of Thomas [Pelham], 1st Earl of Chichester, and only dau. of Thomas Pelham MP, of Stanmer, co. Sussex, by his wife Annetta Bridges, dau. of Thomas Bridges, of Constantinople

children

1. Hon Henry Nevill, later 2nd Earl of Abergavenny

2. Rev Hon George Henry Nevill, of Flower Place, co. Surrey (b. 6 Dec 1760; d. 7 Aug 1844), mar. 12 May 1787 Caroline Walpole (d. 21 Dec 1841), 2nd dau. of Hon Richard Walpole MP (by his wife Margaret, sister of Joshua [Vanneck], 1st Baron Huntingfield, and 4th dau. of Sir Joshua Vanneck, 1st Bt.), 3rd son of Horatio [Walpole], 1st Baron Walpole, and had issue

1. Lady Henrietta Nevill (b. 24 May 1756; d. 2 Apr 1833), mar. 9 Sep 1799 Sir John Berney, 7th Bt., and had issue

died

10 Sep 1785

created

17 May 1784 Viscount Nevill, of Birling in the County of Kent, and Earl of Abergavenny

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 21 Sep 1744 as 2nd Baron Abergavenny;  Lord Lieutenant of Sussex 1757-61

 

Henry [Nevill], 2nd Earl of Abergavenny, KT

born

22 Feb 1755

mar.

3 Oct 1781 Mary Robinson (d. 26 Oct 1796), only child of John Robinson MP, of Sion Hill and Wyke House, co. Middlesex, Secretary to the Treasury, by his wife Mary Crowe, of Barbados

children

1. Hon Henry George Nevill, styled Viscount Nevill (b. 22 May 1785; dvp. 8 Apr 1806)

2. Capt Hon Ralph Nevill RN, styled Viscount Nevill (b. 21 Dec 1786; dspl. and vp. 20 May 1826), mar. 2 Feb 1813 Mary Anne Elcock (d. 6 Jun 1828), dau. of Bruce Elcock, of Chelsea, London

3. Hon John Nevill, later 3rd Earl of Abergavenny

4. Hon William Nevill, later 4th Earl of Abergavenny

1. Lady Mary Catherine Nevill (b. 27 Feb 1783 ; d. 11 Jul 1807), mar. 2 Jan 1802 Thomas Myers

2. Lady Henrietta Nevill (b. 14 Jul 1788; d. 28 Jul 1827)

died

27 Mar 1843

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Seaford 1784, and for Monmouthshire 1784-85;  Recorder of Harwich;  Knight of the Thistle 1814

 

John [Nevill], 3rd Earl of Abergavenny

born

25 Dec 1789

died

12 Apr 1845

suc. by

brother

note

Rector of Burgh Apton with Holveston, Norfolk 1818-31, and Rector of Otley, Suffolk 1818-31;  Chaplain to the Prince of Wales 1818

 

William [Nevill], 4th Earl of Abergavenny

born

28 Jun 1792

mar.

7 Sep 1824 Caroline Leeke (d. 19 May 1873), 2nd dau. of Ralph Leeke, of Longford Hall, co. Salop, by his wife Honora Frances Harvey-Thursby, only dau. of Capt Walter Harvey-Thursby, of Shrewsbury

children

1. Hon William Nevill, later 5th Earl of Abergavenny later 1st Marquess of Abergavenny

2. Hon Ralph Pelham Nevill DL, High Sheriff of Kent 1896 (b. 28 Nov 1832; d. 17 Aug 1914), mar. 12 Jul 1860 Louisa Marianne Maclean (d. 6 Jul 1919), 2nd dau. of Col Sir Charles FitzRoy Maclean of Duart, 9th Bt., by his wife Emily Eleanor Marsham, 4th dau. of Rev Hon Jacob Marsham DD (by his wife Amelia Frances Bullock, only dau. and hrss. of Joseph Bullock, of Caversfield, co. Oxford), 3rd son of Robert [Marsham], 2nd Baron Romney, and had issue:

1a. Lieut Ralph William Plantagenet Nevill (b. 12 Apr 1865; dvp. 18 Jul 1902)

2a. Percy Llewellyn Nevill (b. 11 May 1877; d. 24 Apr 1927), mar. 8 Jun 1905 his first cousin once-removed Marjorie Nevill (b. 11 Oct 1886; d. 8 Mar 1945), sister of Guy Temple Montacute [Nevill later Larnach-Nevill], 4th Marquess of Abergavenny, and only dau. of Lord George Montacute Nevill (by his wife Florence Mary Soanes CBE DGStJ, only dau. of Temple Soanes, of Brenchley House, co. Kent), 3rd son of William [Nevill], 1st Marquess of Abergavenny, and had issue:

1b. Lieut Michael George Ralph Nevill, killed in action in North Africa (b. 19 Jun 1917; d. 26 Apr 1943), mar. 27 Jul 1940 Maureen Ethné David Rhodes (mar. (2) 2 Jul 1947 Lieut John Valentine Balfour DSC RNVR), 2nd dau. of Maj (Arthur) Tahu Gravenor Rhodes MVO, by his wife Hon Helen Cecil Olive Plunket, 1st dau. of William Lee [Plunket], 5th Baron Plunket, and had issue:

1c. David Michael Ralph Nevill, heir presumptive to the Earldom of Abergavenny, of Birling Place, co. Kent (b. 20 Jun 1941), mar. 16 Mar 1972 Katherine Mary Westenra, dau. of Rossmore Derrick Westenra, of Christchurch, New Zealand, and has issue:

1d. Guy Michael Rossmore Nevill (b. 12 Nov 1973), mar. Jemima Jones, dau. of Roland James, of Cobham, co. Surrey, and has issue:

1e. George David Roland Nevill (b. 20 Mar 2010)

2e. Frederick Guy James Nevill (b. 7 Feb 2012)

1d. Anna Louise Nevill (b. 16 Feb 1976)

2d. Georgina Rose Nevill (b. 16 May 1981)

2c. Michael George Rossmore Nevill (b. post. 14 Jul 1943)

1b. Joan Helen Nevill (b. 26 Apr 1906; d. 18 Mar 1988), mar (1) 14 Feb 1935 her third cousin Lieut Charles Austen Field-Marsham (b. 3 Nov 1910; d. Jan 1941), and (2) 2 Oct 1950 as his second wife Maj Robert Edward Field-Marsham (b. 3 Aug 1905; d. 23 Nov 1996), elder brother of her first husband, and had issue by her first husband

2b. Sylvia Eleanor Nevill (b. 6 Oct 1907; d. 20 May 1981)

3b. Ruby Louisa Nevill (b. 13 Jul 1909; dsp. 1 Nov 1962), mar. 3 Nov 1932 (div. 1939) Kenneth Leslie Urquhart, 1st son of Leslie Urquhart, of Brasted Place, co. Kent

4b. Rosemary Nevill (b. 8 Feb 1912; d. 11 Mar 1979), mar. 17 Nov 1945 (div. 1963) Maj Sir John Weston Brooke, 3rd Bt., and had issue

5b. Cicely Rose Nevill (b. 23 Jun 1915), mar. 29 Apr 1947 Peter Richard Nickols (d. 25 Oct 1990), only son of Richard Nickols, of Spofforth Hall, co. York, and has issue

1a. Constance Emily Nevill (b. 12 Dec 1863; d. 4 Jan 1943)

2a. Isabel Louisa Nevill (b. 29 Dec 1864; d. 21 Dec 1963), mar. 15 Oct 1890 Maj Angus Howard Reginald Ogilvy DSO (b. 12 Aug 1860; dvp. 4 Jul 1906), 1st son and heir ap. of Col Sir Reginald Howard Alexander Ogilvy, 10th Bt., by his wife Hon Olivia Barbara Kinnaird, only dau. of George William Fox [Kinnaird], 9th Lord Kinnaird, and had issue

3a. Mary Frances Nevill (b. 5 Apr 1869; d. 31 Oct 1854), mar. (1) 8 Jul 1891 Henry Charles [Hardinge], 3rd Viscount Hardinge, and (2) 18 Oct 1928 as his third wife her cousin Henry Gilbert Ralph [Nevill], 3rd Marquess of Abergavenny, and had issue by her first husband

4a. Cicely Augusta Nevill (b. 6 Mar 1872; d. 14 Oct 1958), mar. 14 Jan 1902 Philip Wyndham Cobbold DL (d. 28 Dec 1945), son of John Patteson Cobbold MP, and had issue

5a. Eleanor Georgiana Nevill (b. c. 1873; d. 12 Nov 1966), mar. 15 Jun 1901 Rowland Francis Meyrick (b. 10 Sep 1867; d. 18 Mar 1953), 3rd son of Lt Col Sir Thomas Charlton Meyrick, 1st Bt. KCB, by his wife Mary Rhoda Hill, 2nd dau. of Col Richard Frederic Hill, of Prees Hall, co. Salop, and had issue

1. Lady Caroline Emily Nevill (b. 31 May 1829 ; d. 23 Feb 1887)

2. Lady Henrietta Augusta Nevill (b. 18 Jun 1830; d. 25 Jan 1912), mar. 10 Jul 1855 Hon Thomas Lloyd-Mostyn MP (b. 23 Jan 1830; dvp. 8 May 1861), 1st son and heir ap. of Edward Mostyn [Lloyd later Lloyd-Mostyn], 2nd Baron Mostyn, and had issue

3. Lady Isabel Mary Frances Nevill (b. 6 Sep 1831; d. 18 Dec 1915), mar. 23 Feb 1854 Rev Hon Edward Vesey Bligh, of Fartherwell Hall, co. Kent, Vicar of Birling, co. Kent (b. 28 Feb 1829; d. 22 Apr 1908), 2nd son of Edward [Bligh], 5th Earl of Darnley, and had issue

died

17 Aug 1868

suc. by

son

note

Rector of Birling, co. Kent, and Vicar of Frant, co. Sussex;  Chaplain to King William IV

 

William [Nevill], 5th Earl of Abergavenny later 1st Marquess of Abergavenny, KG

created

14 Jan 1876 Earl of Lewes and Marquess of Abergavenny

 

 The Earldom of Abergavenny has been held by the Marquesses of Abergavenny since 14 Jan 1876.

 

 Last updated 17 Feb 2012

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