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Abinger, Baron (UK, 1835)

 

Creation: let. pat. 12 Jun 1835

 

Family name: Scarlett

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Arms:

Checky Or and Gules a Lion rampant Ermine on a Canton Azure a Castle triple towered Argent

Crest:

A Tuscan Column checky Or and Gules supported on either side by a Lion's Jamb Ermines erased Gules

Supporters:

On either side an Angel vested Argent Tunic Azure Wings Or in the exterior hand of each a Sword in bend proper Pommel and Hilt Or

Motto:

Suis Stat Viribus (He stands by his own strength)

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James [Scarlett], 1st Baron Abinger, PC

2nd son of Robert Scarlett, of Duckett's Spring, St James's Parish, Jamaica, sugar planter, by his wife Elizabeth Wright, widow, dau. of Philip Anglin, of Paradise Estate, Jamaica, by his wife Mary Lawrence, dau. of John Lawrence

born

1769

mar. (1)

22 Aug 1792 Louisa Henrietta Campbell (d. 8 Mar 1829), 3rd dau. of Peter Campbell, of Kilmorey, co. Argyll

children by first wife

1. Hon Robert Campbell Scarlett, later 2nd Baron Abinger

2. Gen Hon Sir James Yorke Scarlett GCB, led the charge against the Russians at the Battle of Balaclava (b. 1 Feb 1799; dsp. 6 Dec 1871), mar. 19 Dec 1835 Charlotte Anne Hargreaves (b. c. 1806; d. 9 Feb 1888), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of John Hargreaves, of Ormerod House and Bank Hall, Burnley, co. Lancaster

3. Hon Peter Campbell Scarlett CB DL, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Brazil 1855-58, to Greece 1862-64 ,and Mexico 1865-67; Minister at Florence 1858-60 (b. 27 Nov 1804; d. 15 Jul 1881), mar. (1) 22 May 1843 Frances Sophia Mostyn Lomax (d. 27 Sep 1849), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Edmund Lomax, of Parkhurst, co. Surrey, and (2) 27 Dec 1873 Louisa Anne Jeannin (widow of Edmond Jeannin; d. 19 Mar 1900), dau. of James Wolfe Murray of Cringletie, a Lord of Session as Lord Cringletie, and had issue by his first wife:

1a. Lt Col Leopold James Yorke Campbell Scarlett, of Parkhurst, co. Surrey (b. 9 Sep 1847; d. 21 Oct 1888), mar. 16 Feb 1871 Bessie Florence Gibson (d. 22 Sep 1934), dau. and cohrss. of Edward Gibson, and niece and adopted dau. of Capt Sir Percy Florence Shelley, 3rd Bt., of Castle Goring, co. Sussex, and had issue:

1b. Shelley Leopold Laurence Scarlett, later 5th Baron Abinger

2b. Hon Robert Brooke Campbell Scarlett, later 6th Baron Abinger

3b. Midshipman Lawrence James Peter Scarlett RN (b. 27 Apr 1877; d. at sea in HMS Victoria 22 Jun 1893)

4b. Hon Hugh Richard Scarlett, later 7th Baron Abinger

5b. Brig Hon Percy Gerald Scarlett CB MC DL, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1904, Deputy Constable of Dover Castle 1936-38 (b. 10 Apr 1885; dsp. 5 Oct 1957), mar. 21 Nov 1928 Margaret Macdonald Macbean (widow of Col William Alleyne Macbean; d. 2 Nov 1963), sister of Lt Gen Sir (Edward) Thomas Humphreys KCB CMG DSO, and dau. of Thomas Humphreys JP, barrister, of 15 Waterloo Crescent, Dover, co. Kent

6b. Lieut Hon Leopold Florence Scarlett RN, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1904 (b. 17 Mar 1889; d. at sea 14 Sep 1914, being lost in an Australian submarine)

1b. Hon Ruth Hester Frances Scarlett, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1904 (d. 28 Apr 1943), mar. 11 Dec 1919 Lt Col Francis Edmond Bray MC DL (d. 8 May 1950), son of Sir Reginald Bray, of The Manor house, Shere, co. Surrey, and had issue

1a. Florence Scarlett (d. 21 Dec 1915), mar. 5 Mar 1867 Sir John Walsham, 2nd Bt., and had issue

1. Hon Mary Elizabeth Scarlett, later suo jure Baroness Stratheden

2. Hon Louise Lawrence Scarlett (d. 26 Oct 1871), mar. 14 Jun 1828 Lt Col Sir Edmund Currey KCH (d. 27 Aug 1842)

mar. (2)

28 Sep 1843 Elizabeth Ridley (widow of Rev Henry John Ridley, Rector of Abinger, co. Surrey;  d. 13 Oct 1886), dau. of Lee Steere Witts later Steere, of Jayes, co. Surrey, by his wife Sarah Harrison, dau. of Robert Harrison, of London

died

7 Apr 1844 (bur. at Abinger, co. Surrey)

created

12 Jan 1835 Baron Abinger, of Abinger in the County of Surrey and of the City of Norwich

suc. by

son by first wife

note

barrister, Inner Temple 1791 ; King's Counsel 1816; Member of Parliament for Peterborough 1819-30, for Malton 1830-31, for Cockermouth 1831-32 and for Norwich 1832-34; knighted 1827; Attorney-General 1827 and 1829;  Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1834-44; Privy Councillor

 

Robert Campbell [Scarlett], 2nd Baron Abinger

born

5 Sep 1794

mar.

19 Jul 1824 Sarah Smith (b. c. 1802; d. 3 Jun 1878), 2nd dau. of George Smith, Chief Justice of the Mauritius

children

1. Hon William Frederick Scarlett, later 3rd Baron Abinger

2. Hon James Henry Lawrence Scarlett (b. 19 Jan 1830; dvp. 15 Jun 1845)

1. Hon Henrietta Elizabeth Scarlett (b. 20 Jun 1825; d. 4 Mar 1895), mar. 28 Jul 1846 Hon Otway Fortescue Graham-Toler (b. 1 Nov 1824; d. 23 Apr 1884), 3rd but 2nd surv. son of Hector John [Toler later Graham-Toler], 2nd Earl of Norbury, by his wife Elizabeth Brabazon, only child and hrss. of William Brabazon, of Brabazon Park, co. Meath, and had issue

2. Hon Frances Mary Scarlett (b. 2 Mar 1828; d. 22 Aug 1920), mar. 17 Dec 1857 Rev Canon Sidney Lidderdale Smith, Prebend of Hereford and Rector of Brampton Ash, co. Northampton (d. 9 Oct 1903)

died

24 Jun 1861

suc. by

son

note

barrister, Inner Temple 1818; Member of Parliament for Norwich 1835-38 and for Horsham 1841-44; British Minister at Florence, Italy

 

William Frederick [Scarlett], 3rd Baron Abinger, CB

born

30 Aug 1826

mar.

23 Dec 1863 Helen Magruder (d. 13 Feb 1915), 2nd dau. of Cdre George Allan Magruder, US Navy

children

1. Hon James Yorke MacGregor Scarlett, later 4th Baron Abinger

1. Dr Hon Ella Campbell Scarlett (b. 22 Nov 1864; d. 19...), mar. 14 Dec 1901 Percy Hamilton Synge, son of Rev Alexander Hamilton Synge, of Newtown, Hamilton, co. Armagh

2. Hon Helen Charlotte Scarlett (b. 18 Aug 1866; d. 8 Apr 1948), mar. 15 Jul 1885 Nicholas John Charlton, of Chilwell Hall, co. Nottingham, and had issue

3. Hon Evelina Scarlett (b. 9 Aug 1867; d. 21 Mar 1920), mar. (1) 10 Feb 1887 Maj Henry Wykeham Brooke Tunstall Haverfield (d. 19 Jan 1895), and (2) 19 Jul 1899 Brig Gen John Henry Balguy, of Duffield, co. Derby (d. 27 Dec 1933), and had issue by her first husband

4. Hon Gertrude Constance Scarlett (b. 28 Oct 1868; dvp. 8 Jun 1869)

5. Hon Anne Georgina Scarlett (b. 8 May 1873; dvp. 11 Apr 1874)

died

16 Jan 1892 (bur. at Inverlochie Castle, co. Inverness)

suc. by

son

note

entered the Army 1846; served in the Crimean War 1854-56 and fought at the Battles of Alma, Inkermann, Balaclava, etc.; Capt and Lt Col, Scots Fusilier Guards 1855; Major 1868; Lt Col 1874; Maj General 1877; retired on half-pay 1877; CB 1877; Lieut General 1882

 

James Yorke MacGregor [Scarlett], 4th Baron Abinger

born

13 Mar 1871

died

11 Dec 1903 (bur. at Inverlochie Castle, co. Inverness)

suc. by

second cousin

note

Lieut, 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders

 

Shelley Leopold Lawrence [Scarlett], 5th Baron Abinger

born

1 Apr 1872

mar.

8 Aug 1899 Lila Lucy Catherine Mary de Geijer (widow of Kammerherr Carl Emmanuel de Geijer;  d. 7 Jun 1941), only dau. of Rt Hon Sir William Arthur White GCB GCMG, Ambassador to Constantinople

died

s.p. 23 May 1917

suc. by

brother

note

Hon Attaché, Stockholm 1897-99; Cdr RNVR; served in World War I 1914-17 as Capt and Hon Major, 3rd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment

 

Robert Brooke Campbell [Scarlett], 6th Baron Abinger

born

8 Jan 1876

mar.

26 Jun 1917 Jean Marguerite Steinheil (widow of Adolphe Steinheil, of Paris, France;  d. 17 Jul 1954), dau. of Edouard Japy, of Beaucourt, Belfort, France

died

s.p. 10 Jun 1927

suc. by

brother

note

barrister, Inner Temple 1909; Assistant Paymaster, Royal Naval Reserve; Lieut, RNVR

 

Hugh Richard [Scarlett], 7th Baron Abinger, DSO JP DL

born

25 Nov 1878

mar.

15 Oct 1913 Marjorie Ursula McPhillamy (d. 17 Sep 1965), 2nd dau. of John McPhillamy, cattle rancher, of Blair Athol, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

children

1. Hon James Richard Scarlett, later 8th Baron Abinger

2. Maj Hon John Leopold Campbell Scarlett CBE, Hon Governor of the London Hospital 1962-72, Deputy to the Health Services Commissioner 1973-76 (b. 18 Dec 1916; d. 19 Aug 1994), mar. 26 Apr 1947 Bridget Crook, 2nd dau. of Herbert Brown Crook, of 102 Stafford Court, London W8, and had issue

3. S/Ldr Hon Felix Hugh Lawrence Scarlett DFC RAF (b. 18 Mar 1920; k. on active service in air operations Jul 1944)

died

21 Jul 1943

suc. by

son

note

served in the Boer War 1900-02 and World War I 1914-18 as Lt Col, Royal Artillery; DSO 1916; Brevet Lt Col 1919

 

James Richard [Scarlett], 8th Baron Abinger, DL

born

28 Sep 1914

mar.

4 Apr 1957 Isla Carolyn Rivett-Carnac (b. c. 1925; d. 12 Jun 2011), only dau. of Vice Adm James William Rivett-Carnac CB CBE DSC, of Fornham House, Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk (by his wife Isla Nesta Blackwood, yst. dau. of Harry Officer Blackwood, of Kincurdy, co. Ross), 2nd son of Rev Sir George Clennell Rivett-Carnac, 6th Bt.

children

1. Hon James Harry Scarlett, later 9th Baron Abinger

2. Hon Peter Richard Scarlett, heir presumptive to the Barony of Abinger (b. 21 Mar 1961), mar. 15 Aug 1992 Sharon Elizabeth Turl, dau. of Derek Turl, of Exeter, co. Devon, and has issue:

1a. Harry Alexander Scarlett (b. 20 Apr 1997)

1a. Lucy Isla Scarlett (b. 8 Dec 1994)

died

23 Sep 2002

suc. by

son

note

served in World War II 1939-45 as Lt Col, Royal Artillery; served in Royal Naval Auxiliary Service 1969 ; Vice President, Byron Society; Chairman, Keats-Shelley Memorial Society

 

James Harry [Scarlett], 9th Baron Abinger

born

28 May 1959

mar.

19 Aug 1995 Tracy Cloutier, dau. of Norman Cloutier, of Ottawa, Canada

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Abinger is Hon Peter Richard Scarlett, second son of the 8th Baron Abinger and younger brother of the present Baron.

 

 Last updated 24 Mar 2012

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Title:

9th Baron Abinger, of Abinger in the County of Surrey and of the City of Norwich

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 12 Jan 1835)

 

Address:

Le Petit Chafosse, 5 chemin de Montecourse, 02600 St Pierre Aigle, France

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