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Arran, Earl of (I, 1762)

 

Creation: let. pat. 12 Apr 1762

 

Family name: Gore

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Arms:

Gules a Fess between three Cross Crosslets fitchée Or

Crest:

A Wolf rampant Argent collared Gules

Supporters:

On either side a Horse argent

Motto:

In Hoc Signo Vinces (Under this sign thou shalt conquer)

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Arthur [Gore], 1st Viscount Sudley later 1st Earl of Arran, PC

1st son of Sir Arthur Gore, 2nd Bt. MP, of Castle Gore, co. Mayo, by his wife Elizabeth Annesley, 1st dau. of Maurice Annesley, of Little Raith, co. Kildare

born

1703

mar.

10 Mar 1730/1 Jane Worth (bapt. 20 Dec 1704; widow of William Worth, of Rathfarnham;  d. 20 Mar 1747), only dau. and hrss. of Richard Saunders, of Saunders Court, co. Wexford

children

1. Hon Arthur Saunders Gore, later 2nd Earl of Arran

2. Hon Richard Gore MP (bapt. 31 Jul 1734), mar., and had issue

3. Hon Paul Gore, mar. Anne Leonard, dau. of William Leonard, and had issue

1. Lady Joanna Gore, mar. (1) 29 Aug 1750 Philip Doyne, of Wells, co. Wexford (dsp. 11 Mar 1765), and (2) Michael Daly, of Mount Pleasant, co. Galway (d. 23 Oct 1808)

2. Lady Elizabeth Gore, mar. 15 Jul 1764 Sir John Evans later Evans-Freke, 1st Bt., and had issue

died

17 Apr 1773

created

15 Aug 1758 Baron Saunders, of Deeps in the County of Wexford, and Viscount Sudley, of Castle Gore in the County of Mayo

12 Apr 1762 Earl of Arran, of the Arran Islands in the County of Galway

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Donegal Borough 1727-58; Sheriff of co. Wexford 1738' suc. his father 10 Feb 1741 as 2nd Baronet of Castle Gore; Privy Councillor [I] 1748; Custos Rotulorum of co. Mayo 1762-73

 

Arthur Saunders [Gore], 2nd Earl of Arran, KP PC

born

25 Jul 1734

mar. (1)

24 Jul 1760 Hon Catharine Annesley (d. 23 Nov 1770), only dau. of William [Annesley], 1st Viscount Glerawly, by his wife Lady Anne Beresford, 1st dau. of Marcus [Beresford], 1st Earl of Tyrone

children by first wife

1. Hon Arthur Saunders Gore, later 3rd Earl of Arran

2. Col Hon William John Gore, Master of the Horse to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 16 Nov 1767; d. 15 Jan 1836), mar. 30 May 1798 Caroline Hales (d. 7 Jun 1836), yst. dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Pym Hales, 4th Bt. MP, of Beakesbourne, co. Kent, by his wife Mary Coussmaker, widow of George Coussmaker, of Staple, co. Kent, and dau. of Gervase Heyward, of Sandwich, co. Kent, and had issue:

1a. Philip Yorke Gore, later 4th Earl of Arran

2a. Capt Hon William John Pym Gore, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (b. 28 Oct 1804 ; d. 23 Apr 1859)

3a. Rev Hon Annesley Henry Gore, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837, Rector of Withcall, co. Lincoln (b. 1 Dec 1808 ; dsp. 11 May 1877). mar. 20 May 1865 Emma Reeve (d. 21 May 1854), 2nd dau. of Lieut Gen John Reeve, of Leadenham, co. Lincoln, by his wife Lady Susan Sherard, 6th dau. and cohrss. of Philip [Sherard], 5th Earl of Harborough

4a. Capt Hon Robert Gore RN, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (b. 1810; d. 4 Aug 1854)

5a. Hon Charles Alexander Gore, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837, a Commissioner of Woods and Forests 1839-85 (b. 10 Oct 1811; d. 6 Jul 1897), mar. 2 Apr 1845 Lady Augusta Lavinia Priscilla Ponsonby (d. 19 Nov 1904), 2nd dau. of John William [Ponsonby], 4th Earl of Bessborough, by his wife Lady Maria Fane, 3rd dau. by his first wife of John [Fane], 10th Earl of Westmorland, and had issue:

1b. Sir Francis Charles Gore KCB, Recorder of Canterbury 1893-94, Inland Revenue Solicitor 1894-1911 (b. 19 May 1846; d. 12 Feb 1940), mar. 14 Aug 1879 Constance Mary Bruce (d. 8 Jul 1925), dau. of Lt Gen Robert Bruce (brother of Henry Austin [Bruce], 1st Baron Aberdare), and had issue:

1c. Arthur Charles Gore (b. 18 Jul 1880; dsp. 17 Apr 1963), mar. (1) 12 Feb 1913 (d. 1924) Rosamund Edna Hiden (d. 24 Jun 1941), dau. of William Hiden, (2) 7 Jun 1926 (div. 1928) Florence Sutherland, dau. of Edward Sutherland, of Portland, Oregon, USA, and (3) 10 Feb 1934 Audrey Elizabeth Guelph Mead (widow of Harold Mead, of San Francisco, California, USA), dau. of Maynard L Young, of Philadelphia, USA

2c. Charles Henry Gore OBE, Director of Supplies and Transport, Egyptian Army (b. 28 Nov 1881; d. 20 Jun 1941), mar. (1) 18 Jan 1911 Marguerite Langley (d. 30 Dec 1918), dau. of William Langley, and (2) 15 Apr 1920 Hon Violet Kathleen Annesley (d. 4 Sep 1963), 2nd dau. of Arthur [Annesley], 11th Viscount Valentia, by his wife Laura Sarah Peyton, widow of Sir Algernon William Peyton, 4th Bt., and yst. dau. of Daniel Hale Webb, of Wykeham Park, co. Oxford, and had issue by his second wife:

1d. Capt Paul Annesley Gore CMG CVO, heir presumptive to the Earldom of Arran, Deputy Financial Secretary, Mauritius 1955-59, Financial Secretary, The Gambia 1959-62, Deputy Governor of The Gambia 1962-65 (b. 28 Feb 1921), mar. 9 Mar 1946 Gillian Mary Allen-Stevens, 1st dau. of Capt Thomas Edmund Allen-Stevens, of Wicklesham Lodge, Faringdon, co. Kent, and has issue:

1e. Charles Alexander Gore (b. 11 Jul 1947; dvp. 1985), mar. (1) 1970 (div. 1971) Penelope Caunce, 2nd dau. of R C Caunce, of Maidenhead, co. Berkshire, and (2) 1984 Susan Diana Hardy, dau. of M J Hardy

2e. William Henry Gore (b. 12 Aug 1950), mar. (1) 1980 Cecilia Nell McBean (former wife of ..... McBean; d. 1990), dau. of R Cox, of Brisbane, Australia, and (2) 1993 Rosemary Lindholm (former wife of ..... Lindholm), dau. of R Payne, of Brisbane, Australia, and has issue by his first wife:

1f. Charles David Gore (b. 1985)

1f. Letitia Sarah Gore (b. 1982)

3e. Nicholas David Gore (b. 7 Sep 1952), mar. 1983 Christine Mary Tilley (former wife of C B Tilley), dau. of H W Clothier, of Evercreech, co. Somerset, and has issue

1d. Ursula Mary Gore (b. 31 Jul 1922), mar. 20 Sep 1947 Cdr Edward Graham Ducat-Hammersley RN, of Batchford House, Upwey, co. Dorset (d. 1987), 2nd son of Hugh Charles Claude Ducat-Hammersley, of Pyrton Manor, co. Oxford, and has issue

2d. Rosemary Kathleen Gore (b. 20 Aug 1924), mar. 3 May 1945 Arthur Emerson Mabin (d. 1986), son of Edward Ernest Bayley Mabin, of Nelson, New Zealand, and has issue

3c. Capt John Francis Gore CVO (b. 15 May 1885; d. 24 Jul 1983), mar. 14 Apr 1926 Lady Janet Helena Campbell (b. 2 Mar 1899; d. 2 Nov 1982), 1st dau. of Hugh Frederick Vaughan [Campbell], 4th Earl Cawdor, and had issue

1c. Evelyn Mary Gore (b. 22 Jun 1883; d. 5 Jun 1951)

2b. Spencer William Gore (b. 10 Mar 1850; d. 1906), mar. 9 Jan 1875 Amy Margaret Smith (d. 5 Dec 1944), 1st dau. of Edmund James Smith, of Whitehall Place, London, and had issue

3b. Rt Rev Charles Gore DD, Bishop of Worcester 1902-05, of Birmingham 1905-11 and of Oxford 1911-19 (b. 22 Jan 1853; d. 17 Jan 1932)

1b. Emily Caroline Augusta Gore (b. 27 May 1848; d. 1912)

2b. Caroline Maria Gore (d. 6 Nov 1945), mar. 14 Aug 1883 Lt Col Henry Arthur Lascelles MVO, of Woolbeding, Midhurst, co. Sussex (b. 4 Dec 1842; d. 29 Jul 1913), 4th son of Rt Hon William Saunders Sebright Lascelles (by his wife Lady Caroline Georgiana Howard, 1st dau. of George [Howard], 6th Earl of Carlisle), 3rd son of Henry [Lascelles], 2nd Earl of Harewood, and had issue

1a. Lady Mary Catherine Gore, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (d. 28 Apr 1885), mar. 3 Sep 1828 George Hayward Lindsay, of Glasnevin, co. Dublin (b. 10 Jun 1799; d. 5 Jan 1886), 1st son of Rt Rev Hon Charles Dalrymple Lindsay DD, Bishop of Kildare (by his second wife Catherine Eliza Coussmaker, dau. of Evert George Coussmaker, of Dane Court, co. Kent), 3rd son of James [Lindsay], 5th Earl of Balcarres, and had issue

2a. Lady Elizabeth Anne Gore, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (d. 21 Sep 1868)

3a. Lady Emily Jane Gore, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (d. 14 Dec 1899)

1. Lady Anne Jane Gore (b. Apr 1763; dsp. 8 May 1827), mar. (1) 1783 Henry Hatton, of Great Clonard, co. Wexford, and (2) 3 Apr 1800 as his third wife John James [Hamilton], 1st Marquess of Abercorn

2. Lady Elizabeth Araminta Gore, mar. Henry Monck

3. Lady Catherine Charlotte Gore (b. Sep 1766; dsp. 23 Feb 1852), mar. 25 Jan 1783 her cousin John [Evans-Freke], 6th Baron Carbery

4. Lady Jane Gore (d. 1831), mar. Dudley Loftus, of Killyon

mar. (2)

1771 Anne Knight (d. bef. Oct 1778), dau. of Rev Boleyn Knight, of Otley, co. York

children by second wife

3. Very Rev Hon George Gore, Dean of Killala (b. Feb 1774 ; d. 27 Aug 1844), mar. (1) Anne Burrowes (d. 16 Sep 1819), dau. of Robert Burrowes, of Stradone, co. Cavan, (2) 3 Feb 1820 Sophia Ribton (d. Dec 1821), dau. of Sir George Ribton, 2nd Bt., and (3) Jun 1823 Maria Isaac (dsp. 22 Feb 1856), widow of Thomas Bunbury Isaac, of Hollywood House, co. Down, and has issue by his first and second wives

5. Lady Maria Louisa Gore (d. 6 Mar 1827), mar. 19 Jan 1800 James Knox-Gore MP, of Broadlands Park, co. Mayo (d. 21 Oct 1818), and had issue

6. Lady Eleanor Gore (d. 25 Mar 1812), mar. 25 May 1801 as his first wife Hon Frederick Cavendish (b. 1777; d. 10 Mar 1856), 4th son of Rt Hon Sir Henry Cavendish, 2nd Bt. MP, by his wife Sarah Bradshaw, suo jure Baroness Waterpark, and had issue

mar. (3)

Feb 1780/1 Elizabeth Underwood (d. 5 Jun 1829), dau. of Richard Underwood, of Dublin, by his wife Christiana Goold, dau. of Caleb Goold, of Dublin

children by third wife

4. Hon Saunders Gore (b. 1783; d. 1813)

5. Hon John Gore (d. 1814)

6. Gen Hon Sir Charles Stephen Gore GCB KH, Lieutenant Governor of Chelsea Hospital (b. 26 Dec 1793; d. 4 Sep 1869), mar. 13 May 1824 Sarah Rachel Fraser (d. 17 Oct 1880), dau. of James Fraser, of Nova Scotia, Canada, and had issue

7. Capt Hon Edward Gore RN (b. 1797; d. 10 Jan 1879), mar. 28 Oct 1822 Mary Anne Douglas (d. 4 Aug 1880), and had issue

7. Lady Cecilia Letitia Gore later Underwood, suo jure Duchess of Inverness (cr. 10 Apr 1840) (b. c. 1785; dsp. 1 Aug 1873), mar. (1) 14 May 1815 as his second wife Sir George Buggin, of Great Cumberland Place, London (d. 12 Apr 1825), and (2) 2 May 1831 in contravention of the Royal Marriage Act 1772 as his second wife HRH Prince Augustus Frederick, 1st Duke of Sussex, 6th son of King George III

8. Lady Isabella Gore (d. 30 Nov 1838), mar. 2 Mar 1816 ass his first wife Rev Hon Charles Douglas (b. 10 Mar 1791; d. 28 Jan 1857), brother of George Sholto [Douglas], 17th Earl of Morton, and 2nd son of Hon John Douglas (by his wife Lady Frances Lascelles, 1st dau. of Edward [Lascelles], 1st Earl of Harewood), 1st son by his second wife of John [Douglas], 14th Earl of Morton, and had issue

9. Lady Julia Gore (d. 21 Aug 1891), mar. 23 Dec 1821 Robert Manners Lockwood, and had issue

died

8 Oct 1809

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Sheriff of co. Wexford 1757 and of co. Mayo 1765; Member of Parliament for Donegal Borough 1759-60 and 1768-73 and for co. Wexford 1761-68; Privy Councillor [I] 1771; Custos Rotulorum of co. Mayo 1773-86; Founding Knight of St Patrick 1783

 

Arthur Saunders [Gore], 3rd Earl of Arran

born

20 Jul 1761

mar.

29 Dec 1787 Mary Tyrrel, Governess to Princess Charlotte of Wales (b. c. 1767; d. 31 Aug 1832), 1st and only surv. dau. and hrss. of Sir John Tyrrel, 5th Bt. of Heron, co. Essex, by his wife Mary Crispe, only dau. and hrss. of Thomas Crispe, of Parbold Hall, co. Lancaster

died

s.p. 20 Jan 1837

suc. by

nephew

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Baltimore 1786-90 and for co. Donegal 1800-06

 

Philip Yorke [Gore], 4th Earl of Arran, KP

born

23 Nov 1801

mar.

1 Mar 1838 Elizabeth Marianne Napier (d. 27 Apr 1899), 2nd dau. of Gen Sir William Francis Patrick Napier KCB (by his wife Caroline Amelia Fox, 2nd dau. of Gen Hon Henry Edward Fox, 3rd son of Lady Georgiana Caroline Lennox, suo jure Baroness Holland), 3rd son of Col Hon George Napier (by his second wife Lady Sarah Lennox, 4th dau. of Charles [Lennox], 2nd Duke of Richmond), 1st son by his second wife of Francis [Scott later Napier], 6th Lord Napier of Merchistoun

children

1. Hon Arthur Saunders William Charles Fox Gore, later 5th Earl of Arran

2. Hon Augustus Frederick Napier Gore (b. 7 Dec 1840 ; dvp. 19 Jan 1849)

1. Lady Caroline Annesley Gore (b. 13 Oct 1848; d. 16 Dec 1914), mar. 21 Aug 1869 Walter James [Hore later Hore-Ruthven], 9th Lord Ruthven of Freeland, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Augusta Gore (d. 26 May 1933)

3. Lady Mary Napier Gore (d. 2 Feb 1927), mar. 30 Jul 1889 Herbert Brisbane Ewart, 2nd son of Lt Gen Charles Brisbane Ewart CB, Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey, and had issue

died

25 Jun 1884

suc. by

son

note

Attaché to the Legation at Stockholm 1820, Embassy at Paris 1825 and Embassy at Lisbon 1826 ; Secretary of the Legation at Beunos Aires 1827-37 ; Knight of St Patrick 1841

 

Arthur Saunders William Charles Fox [Gore], 5th Earl of Arran, KP

born

6 Jan 1839

mar. (1)

21 Feb 1865 Hon Edith Elizabeth Henrietta Jocelyn (b. 10 Feb 1845; d. 3 Oct 1871), sister and in her issue sole hrss. of Robert [Jocelyn], 4th Earl of Roden, and 2nd dau. of Hon Robert Jocelyn, styled Viscount Jocelyn (by his wife Lady Frances Elizabeth Cowper, 2nd dau. of Peter Leopold Louis Francis Nassau [Cowper], 5th Earl Cowper), 1st son of Robert [Jocelyn], 3rd Earl of Roden

children by first wife

1. Hon Arthur Charles Jocelyn Charles Gore, later 6th Earl of Arran

1. Lady Mabell Frances Elizabeth Gore GCVO GBE DGStJ, a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary (b. 10 Mar 1866; d. 7 Apr 1956), mar. 19 Jan 1886 David William Stanley [Ogilvy], 6th Earl of Airlie, and had issue

2. Lady Cicely Alice Gore OStJ, an Extra Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Alexandra 1907-10 (b. 15 Jul 1867; d. 5 Feb 1955), mar. 17 May 1887 James Edward Hubert [Gascoyne-Cecil], 4th Marquess of Salisbury, and had issue

3. Lady Esther Georgiana Caroline Gore DGStJ (b. 1870; d. 11 Oct 1955), mar. 26 Jul 1894 William Frederick Danvers [Smith], 2nd Viscount Hambleden, and had issue

mar. (2)

29 Jul 1889 Winifred Ellen Stopford, a Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Christian 1886-89 (widow of Hon John Montagu Stopford (d. 22 Oct 1885), 1st son by his second wife of James Thomas [Stopford], 4th Earl of Courtown;  d. 12 Nov 1921), yst. dau. of John Reilly, of St Bridget's, co. Dublin, by his wife Hon Augusta Sugden, 7th dau. of Edward Burtenshaw [Sugden], 1st Baron Saint Leonards

only child by second wife

4. Lady Winifred Helene Lettice Gore (b. 11 Aug 1891; d. 6 Dec 1958)

died

14 Mar 1901

created

7 Nov 1884 Baron Sudley, of Castle Gore in the County of Mayo [Peerage of the United Kingdom]

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Attaché at Hanover 1859, at Stuttgart 1860, at Lisbon 1861 and at Paris 1863; Sheriff of co. Donegal 1863-64; a Special Commissioner of Income Tax 1865-81; a Commissioner of Customs 1883-84; Lord Lieutenant of County Mayo 1889-1901; Knight of St Patrick 1898

 

Arthur Charles Jocelyn Charles [Gore], 6th Earl of Arran, KP PC

born

14 Sep 1868

mar. (1)

16 Aug 1902 Baroness Maud Jacqueline Marie Beauclerk van Kattendyke (d. 6 Mar 1927), only dau. of 3rd Baron Huyssen van Kattendyke, of Kattendyke, Zeeland, Holland

children by first wife

1. Hon Arthur Paul John James Charles Gore, later 7th Earl of Arran

2. Hon Arthur Strange Kattendyke David Archibald Gore, later 8th Earl of Arran

mar. (2)

17 Dec 1929 Lilian Constance Browne (b. c. 1879; widow of Francis Browne, of Pycroft Place, Chertsey, co. Surrey;  d. 25 Jan 1961), dau. of Joseph Quick, of Cross Deep Place, Twickenham, co. Middlesex

died

19 Dec 1958

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Knight of St Patrick 1909; Privy Councillor [I] 1917; Lord Lieutenant of County Donegal 1917-20

 

Arthur Paul John James Charles [Gore], 7th Earl of Arran

born

31 Jul 1903

died

28 Dec 1958

suc. by

brother

 

Arthur Strange Kattendyke David Archibald [Gore], 8th Earl of Arran

born

5 Jul 1910

mar.

11 Jun 1937 Fiona Bryde Colquhoun (d. 16 May 2013), 1st dau. of Sir Ian Colquhoun of Luss, 7th Bt. KT DSO, by his wife Geraldine Bryde Tennant, 2nd dau. of Frances John Tennant, of Innes, co. Moray

children

1. Hon Arthur Desmond Colquhoun Gore, later 9th Earl of Arran

2. Hon Philip Gore (b. 22 Mar 1943; d. 19...)

died

23 Feb 1983

suc. by

son

 

Arthur Desmond Colquhoun [Gore], 9th Earl of Arran

born

14 Jul 1938

mar.

28 Sep 1974 Eleanor Van Cutsem, 1st dau. of Bernard Van Cutsem, of Northmore Farm, Exning, co. Suffolk, by his wife Lady Margaret Fortescue, 1st dau. of Hugh William [Fortescue], 5th Earl Fortescue

children

1. Lady Laura Melissa Fortescue-Gore (b. 14 Jun 1975), mar. 16 Oct 2004 Maj James Anthony de L'Etang Duckworth-Chad (b. 9 Jul 1972), 1st son of Anthony Nicholas Duckworth-Chad DL, of Pynkney Hall, East Rudham, co. Norfolk, by his wife Elizabeth Sarah Wake-Walker, 1st dau. of Capt Christopher Wade-Walker later Hughes-Wake-Walker later Wade-Walker DL RN, of East Bergholt Lodge, co. Suffolk, by his wife Lady Anne Spencer, only dau. of Albert Edward John [Spencer], 7th Earl Spencer, and has issue

2. Lady Lucy Katherine Fortescue-Gore (b. 26 Oct 1976)

note

Government Whip 1987-89; Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Armed Forces, Ministry of Defence 1989-92, Northern Ireland Office 1992-94, and Department of the Environment 1994; Deputy Government Chief Whip 1994-95; elected to the House of Lords 1999

 

The heir presumptive to the Earldom of Arran is Capt Paul Annesley Gore CMG CVO, a great-great-grandson of the 2nd Earl of Arran and a third cousin once-removed of the present Earl of Arran.

 

 Last updated 26 Aug 2013

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Titles:

9th Earl of Arran, of the Arran Islands in the County of Galway

(Ireland, let. pat. 12 Apr 1762)

9th Viscount Sudley, of Castle Gore in the County of Mayo

(Ireland, let. pat. 15 Aug 1758)

9th Baron Saunders, of Deeps in the County of Wexford

(Ireland, let. pat. 15 Aug 1758)

5th Baron Sudley, of Castle Gore in the County of Mayo

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 7 Nov 1884)

11th Baronet, styled "of Castle Gore"

(Ireland, let. pat. 10 Apr 1662)

 

Address:

Crocker End House, Nettlebed, Oxfordshire

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