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Ashburton, Baron (UK, 1835)

 

Creation: let. pat. 10 Apr 1835

 

Family name: Baring

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Arms:

Argent a Fess Or in chief a Bear's Head proper muzzled and ringed of the second, differenced by a Cross formy fitchée Azure

Crest:

A Mullet Erminois between two Wings Argent

Supporters:

On either side a Bear proper muzzled collared and chained Or charged on the shoulder with a Cross Patée fitchée of the last

Motto:

Virtus In Arduis (Fortitude under difficulties)

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Alexander [Baring], 1st Baron Ashburton, PC

2nd son of Sir Francis Baring, 1st Bt. (by his wife Harriet Herring, dau. of William Herring, of Croydon, co. Surrey), and nephew of Elizabeth Baring, wife of John [Dunning], 1st Baron Ashburton

born

27 Oct 1774

mar.

23 Aug 1793 Anne Louisa Bingham (d. 5 Dec 1848), 1st dau. of Senator William Bingham, of Philadelphia, USA

children

1. Hon William Bingham Baring, later 2nd Baron Ashburton

2. Hon Francis Baring, later 3rd Baron Ashburton

3. Rev Hon Frederick Baring, Rector of Itchin Stoke, co. Hampshire (b. 31 Jan 1806; d. 4 Jun 1868), mar. 24 Apr 1831 Frederica Mary Catherine Ashton (b. c. 1805; d. 2 Jan 1884), 3rd dau. of John Ashton, of The Grange, co. Chester, and had issue

4. Lieut Alexander Baring RN (b. 2 May 1810; dvp. 12 Mar 1832 on board HMS Alfred in the Mediterranean)

5. Hon Arthur Baring (b. 8 Oct 1818; dvp. 16 Feb 1838)

1. Hon Anne Eugenia Baring (dvp. 8 Mar 1839), mar. 27 Sep 1823 as his first wife Capt Humphrey St John-Mildmay MP, a Director of the Bank of England (b. 11 Jul 1794; d. 9 Aug 1853), 6th son of Sir Henry Paulet St John later St John-Mildmay, 3rd Bt., by his wife Jane Mildmay, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Carew Mildmay, of Shawford House, co. Hampshire, and Mildmay Park, Stoke Newington, co. Middlesex, and had issue

2. Hon Harriet Baring (b. 3 May 1804; d. 2 Jan 1892), mar. 19 Apr 1830 Henry Frederick [Thynne], 3rd Marquess of Bath, and had issue

3. Hon Louisa Emily Baring (d. 23 Mar 1888)

4. Hon Lydia Emily Baring (d. 28 Dec 1868)

died

12 May 1848

created

10 Apr 1835 Baron Ashburton, of Ashburton in the County of Devon

suc. by

son

note

Head of the firm of Baring Brothers, merchants, in London for 18 years; Member of Parliament for Taunton 1806-26, for Callington 1826-31, for Thetford 1831-32 and for North Essex 1832-35; Trustee, British Museum 1829-48 and the National Gallery 1835-48; Master of the Mint and President of the Board of Trade 1834-35 ; Privy Councillor 1834; Ambassador (Special Mission) to the USA 1842

 

William Bingham [Baring], 2nd Baron Ashburton, PC

born

Jun 1799

mar. (1)

12 Apr 1823 Lady Harriet Mary Montagu (b. 14 Mar 1805; dsps. 4 May 1857), 1st dau. of George John [Montagu], 6th Earl of Sandwich, by his wife Lady Mary Ann Julia Louisa Harriet Lowry-Corry, only child by his second wife of Armar [Lowry later Lowry-Corry], 1st Earl of Belmore

only child by first wife

1. Alexander Montagu Baring (b. 10 Nov 1828; dvp. 5 Feb 1830)

mar. (2)

17 Nov 1858 Louisa Caroline Stewart Mackenzie, inherited the Mackenzie estate of nearly 30,000 acres in co. Ross (b. 5 May 1827; d. 2 Feb 1903), 3rd dau. of Rt Hon James Alexander Stewart later Stewart Mackenzie, Governor of Ceylon (1st son of Adm Hon Keith Stewart RN, of Glasserton (by his wife Georgiana Isabella D'Aguilar, dau. of Simha D'Aguilar), 2nd son by his second wife of Alexander [Stewart], 6th Earl of Galloway), by his wife Hon Mary Elizabeth Frederica Mackenzie, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Francis Humberston [Mackenzie], 1st Baron Seaforth

only child by second wife

1. Hon Mary Florence Baring (b. 26 Jun 1860; d. 1 Jun 1902), mar. 30 Apr 1884 William George Spencer Scott [Compton], 5th Marquess of Northampton, and had issue

died

s.p.m. 23 Mar 1864

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament for Thetford 1826-30 and 1841-48, for Callington 1830-31, for Winchester 1832-37 and for North Staffordshire 1837-41; Secretary to the Board of Control 1841-45;  Paymaster-General of the Forces and Treasurer of the Navy 1845-46; Privy Councillor 1845; Trustee, National Gallery 1850-64; President, Royal Asiatic Society 1852-55, Royal Agricultural Society 1853, and Royal Geographic Society 1860-62; FRS 1854

 

Francis [Baring], 3rd Baron Ashburton

born

24 May 1800

mar.

Jan 1833 Hortense Eugenie Claire Maret (b. c. 1812; d. 15 Dec 1882), dau. of Hughes-Bernard [Maret], 1st Duc de Bassano, Prime Minister of France 1834, by his wife Countess Marie Madeliane Lejeas Charpentier, dau. of Count Martin Lejeas Charpentier

children

1. Hon Alexander Hugh Baring, later 4th Baron Ashburton

2. Hon Denzil Hugh Baring (b. 1837; dvp. at Nice 26 May 1866)

1. Hon Maria Anne Louisa Baring (b. 18 Nov 1833;  d. 8 Apr 1928), mar. 10 Feb 1858 William Henry [FitzRoy], 6th Duke of Grafton

died

6 Sep 1868

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Thetford 1830-31, 1832-41 and 1848-57

 

Alexander Hugh [Baring], 4th Baron Ashburton

born

1835

mar.

5 Jan 1864 Hon Leonora Caroline Digby (b. 8 Nov 1844; d. 19 Aug 1930), 2nd dau. of Edward St Vincent [Digby], 9th Baron Digby, by his wife Lady Theresa Anna Maria Fox-Strangways, 1st dau. of Henry Stephen [Fox-Strangways], 3rd Earl of Ilchester

children

1. Hon Francis Denzil Edward Baring, later 5th Baron Ashburton

2. Capt Hon Frederick Arthur Baring (b. 18 Sep 1867; d. 26 Feb 1961), mar. 30 Apr 1890 Laura Louisa Hobson (d. 13 Nov 1951), dau. of Frederick Hobson, of Hockley House, Alresford, co. Hampshire, and had issue

3. Hon Alexander Henry Baring JP (b. 4 Sep 1869; d. 21 Jan 1948)

4. Lt Col Hon Guy Victor Baring, Member of Parliament for Winchester 1906-16 (b. 26 Feb 1873; k. in action 15 Sep 1916), mar. 16 Jul 1903 Olive Alethea Smith (d. 5 Mar 1964), sister of Vivian Hugh [Smith], 1st Baron Bicester, and yst dau. of Hugh Colin Smith, of Mount Clare, Roehampton, co. Surrey, Governor of the Bank of England, by his wife Constance Maria Josepha Adeane, dau. of Henry John Adeane, of Babraham, co. Cambridge, and had issue

5. Hon Caryl Digby Baring, served in the Boer War 1899-1902 as Lieut, Grenadier Guards, and in World War I 1914-18 (b. 13 Jan 1880; d. 12 Jul 1956), mar. 26 Nov 1907 Ivy Firman (d. 24 Jun 1971), dau. of Humphrey Brooke Firman JP, of Stone Court, St Leonards-on-Sea, co. Sussex, and had issue

1. Hon Lilian Theresa Clare Baring (b. 28 May 1874; dsp. 15 Nov 1962), mar. 5 Mar 1906 Lt Col Frederick Loch Adams MVO, Military Secretary to the Viceroy of India (d. 31 Mar 1907), yst. son of William Patrick Adam of Blair-Adam CIE DL

2. Hon Dorothy Mary Baring (b. 28 Sep 1885; d. 11 Apr 1893)

died

18 Jul 1889

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Thetford 1857-67

 

Francis Denzil Edward [Baring], 5th Baron Ashburton, DL

born

20 Jul 1866

mar. (1)

25 Jul 1889 Hon Mabel Edith Hood (b. 26 May 1866; dvp. 18 Jan 1904), 1st dau. of Frances Wheler [Hood], 4th Viscount Hood, by his wife Edith Lydia Drummond Ward, dau. of Arthur W Ward, of Calverley Park, Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent

children by first wife

1. Hon Alexander Francis St Vincent Baring, later 6th Baron Ashburton

1. Hon Venetia Marjorie Mabel Baring, Maid of Honour to Queen Mary (b. 30 Apr 1890; d. 15 Jul 1937)

2. Hon Aurea Vera Baring (b. 11 Aug 1891; d. 26 Nov 1975), mar. 10 Jan 1917 Maj Charles James Balfour of Balgonie and Newton Don DL (b. 8 Feb 1889; d. 18 Aug 1939), 1st son and heir of Capt Charles Barrington Balfour of Balgonie and Newton Don JP DL MP, by his wife Lady Helena McDonnell, 5th dau. of Mark [Kerr later McDonnell], 5th Earl of Antrim

3. Hon Angela Mildred Baring (b. 9 Dec 1893; d. 13 Mar 1995)

4. Hon Violet Alma Madeline Baring (b. 12 Sep 1895; d. 18 Jul 1924)

mar. (2)

19 Feb 1906 Frances Donnelly, the American actress known as "Frances Belmont" (d. 31 Mar 1959), dau. of James Caryll Donnelly, of New York, USA

died

27 Mar 1938

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Maj, Hampshire Yeomanry (Carabiniers); Deputy Lieutenant, Hampshire

 

Alexander Francis St Vincent [Baring], 6th Baron Ashburton, KG KCVO JP DL

born

7 Apr 1898

mar.

17 Nov 1924 Hon Doris Mary Therese Harcourt (d. 1981), 1st dau. of Lewis [Harcourt], 1st Viscount Harcourt, by his wife Mary Ethel Burns, only dau. of Walter Hayes Burns, of New York, and North Mymms Park, Hatfield, co. Hertford

children

1. Hon John Francis Harcourt Baring, later 7th Baron Ashburton

2. Hon (Robin) Alexander Baring, of 163 Abbotstone, Itchen Stoke, co. Hampshire (b. 15 Jan 1931), mar. 25 Feb 1960 Anne Caroline Thalia Gage (b. 25 Nov 1931), 1st dau. of Maj Edward Fitzhardinge Peyton Gage, of Château de Combecave, Bourg de Visa, Tarn et Garonne, France (by his wife Thalia Westcott Millett, 1st dau. of Stephen Caldwell Millett, of New York, New York, USA), 2nd son of Brig General Moreton Foley Gage DSO DL (by his first wife Anne Massie Strong, 1st dau. of William Everard Strong, of New York, New York, USA), 4th son of Lieut General Edward Thomas Gage CB (by his second wife Ella Henrietta Maxse, 1st dau. of James Maxse by his wife Lady Caroline Fitzhardinge Berkeley, 4th dau. of Frederick Augustus [Berkeley], 5th Earl of Berkeley), 2nd son of Henry Hall [Gage], 4th Viscount Gage, and has issue

died

12 Jun 1991

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, Royal Scots Greys 1917-23; Managing Director, Baring Brothers 1928-62 and Chairman 1962-68; Director, Alliance Assurance 1932-68; Member, London Committee Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp 1935-39; F/Lt, AAF 1939; G/Capt, AAF 1939-44; Director, Pressed Steel 1944-66; Trustee, King George V Jubilee Trust 1949-68; Deputy Lieutenant, Hampshire 1951 and 1973; Vice Lieutenant, Hampshire 1951-60; Treasurer, King Edward VII Hospital Fund for London 1955-64; Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight 1960-73; KStJ 1960; Receiver-General of the Duchy of Cornwall 1961-73; KCVO 1961; Chairman, Hampshire Police Authority 1961-67; High Steward of Winchester 1967; Knight of the Garter 1969

 

John Francis Harcourt [Baring], 7th Baron Ashburton, KG KCVO DL

born

2 Nov 1928

mar. (1)

25 Nov 1955 (div. 1984) Hon Susan Mary Renwick (mar. (2) 26 Jun 1997 André Newburg), 1st dau. of Robert Burnham [Renwick], 1st Baron Renwick, by his first wife Dorothy Mary Parkes, 1st dau. of Maj Harold Parkes, of The Dial House, Alveston, Stratford-on-Avon, co. Warwick

children by first wife

1. Hon Mark Francis Robert Baring, of Abbotstone Farm House, co. Hampshire (b. 17 Aug 1958), mar. 29 Oct 1983 Miranda Caroline Moncrieff (b. 1961), 2nd dau. of Capt Charles St John Moncrieff, by his wife Joanna Dava Peto, 2nd dau. of Maj Basil Arthur John Peto (by his wife Patricia Geraldine Browne, yst. dau. of Gerald Macleay Browne OBE), 3rd son of Sir Basil Edward Peto, 1st Bt., and has issue:

1a. Frederick Charles Francis Baring (b. 1990)

2a. Patrick Robin John Baring (b. 1995)

1a. Aurea Rose Baring (b. 1988)

2a. Flora Baring (b. 2 May 1997)

2. Hon Alexander Nicholas John Baring (b. 15 Feb 1964), mar. 1992 Lucy Caroline Fraser, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Gen Sir David William Fraser GCB OBE, and has issue

1. Hon Lucinda Mary Louise Baring (b. 20 Oct 1956), mar. 16 Sep 1978 Hon Michael John Wilmot Malet Vaughan (b. 26 Jun 1948), 2nd son of John David Malet [Vaughan], 8th Earl of Lisburne, and has issue

2. Hon Rose Theresa Baring (b. 7 Dec 1961), mar. 1994 Barnaby Hugh Rogerson, 2nd son of Cdr Keith Rogerson RN, and has issue

mar. (2)

27 Oct 1987 Sarah Cornelia Crewe (former wife of James Colin Crewe), only dau. of Maj John George Spencer-Churchill (by his first wife Angela Mary Culme Seymour, only dau. of Capt George Culme Seymour), 1st son of Maj John Strange Spencer-Churchill DSO (by his wife Lady Gwendoline Theresa Mary Bertie, 1st dau. by his second wife of Montagu Arthur [Bertie], 7th Earl of Abingdon), 2nd son of Rt Hon Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill MP (by his wife Jennie Jerome, dau. of Leonard Jerome, of New York, USA), 3rd son of John Winston [Spencer-Churchill], 7th Duke of Marlborough

note

Chairman, Baring Bros 1974-89 and Barings plc 1985-89; CVO 1980; Director, Bank of England 1983-91; knighted 1983; Non-executive director, Barings plc 1989-94 ; Lord Warden of the Stannaries and Keeper of the Privy Seal of the Duchy of Cornwall 1990-94; KCVO 1990; Deputy Lieutenant, Hampshire 1994; Knight of the Garter 1994; Chairman and/or Director of many private and public companies

 

Last updated 27 Mar 2012

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Title:

7th Baron Ashburton, of Ashburton in the County of Devon

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 10 Apr 1835)

 

Addresses:

Lake House, Northington, Alresford, Hampshire SO24 9TG

3 Stanley House, Stanley Crescent, London W11 2NA

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