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Aylmer, Baron (I, 1718)

 

Creation: let. pat. 1 May 1718

 

Family name: Aylmer

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Arms:

Argent a Cross Sable between four Cornish Choughs proper

Crest:

Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Cornish Chough rising proper

Supporters:

On either side a Marine vested with a Fur Cap, Brown Jacket and Blue Breeches, their waists girt with Bunting and dressed at all points like complete sailors, the dexter holding in his exterior hand a Forestaff, and the sinister a Deep-Sea Line, the Plummet pendent, all proper

Motto:

Steady

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Matthew [Aylmer], 1st Baron Aylmer

2nd son of Sir Christopher Aylmer, 1st Bt., by his wife Hon Margaret Plunkett, 3rd dau. of Matthew [Plunkett], 5th Baron Louth

born

mar.

Sarah Ellis (d. Nov 1710), dau. of Edward Ellis, of London

children

1. Hon Henry Aylmer, later 2nd Baron Aylmer

1. Hon Elizabeth Aylmer, mar. (1) Chester Moore (dsp.), and (2) Vice-Admiral Rt Hon Sir John Norris, of Hempsted Park, co. Kent, Captain of Deal Castle (d. 1749), and had issue

2. Hon Lucy Aylmer, mar. Hugh Fortescue, of Filleigh and Wear Gifford, and had issue

died

18 Aug 1720 (bur. at Greenwich)

created

1 May 1718 Lord Aylmer, Baron of Balrath, in the County of Meath

suc. by

son

note

page to the Duke of Buckingham; entered the Navy 1678; Rear Admiral of the Red 1692/3;  Vice Admiral 1694; Commissioner of the Navy 1694-1702; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Portsmouth 1695-96 and for Dover 1697-1713 and 1715-20; Admiral 1708; Commander-in-Chief of the Fleet 1708-11 and 1714-20; Rear Admiral of Great Britain 1717/8;  Ranger of Greenwich Park and Keeper of Greenwich Palace

 

Henry [Aylmer], 2nd Baron Aylmer

born

mar.

after 27 Jun 1716 Elizabeth Priestman (b. c. 1690; d. 12 Jan 1749/50; bur. at Greenwich), dau. of William Priestman, of Westcliffe, Dover, co. Kent, and of St Paul's, Covent Garden, co. Middlesex, Commissioner of the Navy, by his wife Mary .....

children

1. Capt Hon Matthew Aylmer (b. 1717; dvp. 1748)

2. Hon Henry Aylmer, later 3rd Baron Aylmer

3. Hon Philip Aylmer (b. 1721; dvp. young)

4. Rev Hon John Aylmer, Prebendary of Bristol and Rector of St Alban's, Wood Street, London (bapt. 25 May 1723; d. 16 Feb 1793), mar. 4 Jun 1755 Elizabeth Vassmer (d. 5 Sep 1779), dau. of John Henry Vassmer, and had issue:

1a. Henry Aylmer (dvp. Oct 1787)

2a. John Aylmer, Admiral of the Red (b. 16 Jun 1759; d. 19 Apr 1841), mar. (1) 2 Sep 1784 Martha Cazalet (d. 7 Jul 1809), dau. of Stephen Cazalet, and had issue:

1b. Capt John Aylmer RN, of Melbourne, Quebec, Canada (b. 19 Aug 1795; d. 21 Jan 1849). mar. 12 Jul 1812 Elizabeth Coates, dau. of Henry Coates, and had issue:

1c. Athalmer Aylmer (b. 16 Jun 1813; dvp. 25 Mar 1829)

2c. Udolphus Aylmer, later 7th Baron Aylmer

3c. Hon Henry Aylmer, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1867 (b. 10 Aug 1816; d. 1900), mar. 2 Nov 1846 Eliza Atkins (d. 1880), dau. of Henry Atkins, and had issue:(d. 1957)

1d. John Athalmer Aylmer (b. 28 Aug 1847; d. 11 Apr 1934), mar. 1883 Mary Christine Pringle , dau. of Judge Pringle, of Ontario, Canada, and had issue:

1e. Edith Christine Aylmer (d. May 1954), mar. 1910 L F Cross, of Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, and had issue

2e. Mary Dorothy Aylmer (d. Jan 1971), mar. 1919 Eric G McDougal, of Toronto, Canada (d. 1943)

3e. Muriel Esmée Aylmer (d. Jan 1982), mar. 1921 George M Morrison, of Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. Nov 1967), and had issue

2d. Capt Henry Brooke Aylmer (b. 12 Nov 1852; dsp. 30 Jun 1932), mar. 1901 Bertha Amelia Coates (d. 9 Feb 1932)

1d. Elizabeth Anne Aylmer (d. unm.)

2d. Christiana Louisa Aylmer (d. unm. 1901)

1c. Hon Caroline Amelia Sophia Aylmer, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1867 (b. 4 Oct 1820; d. 1898), mar. 10 Feb 1850 Rev William Valentine Lloyd, Rector of Haselbech, co. Northampton (d. 1896), and had issue

Admiral John Aylmer mar. (2) 2 Nov 1809 Frances Pearson (d. 17 Jun 1862), sister of Gen Sir Thomas Pearson KCB and 2nd dau. of Rev Thomas Horner Pearson, and had further issue:

2b. Maj Gen Henry Aylmer (b. 6 Jan 1813; d. 31 Mar 1904), mar. 28 Oct 1847 Charlotte Louisa Gwatkin (d. 20 Apr 1895), dau. of John Gwatkin, of Parc Behan, co. Cornwall, and had issue:

1c. Henry Lovell Aylmer, of Richmond, Quebec, Canada (b. 26 Aug 1848; d. 3 Jun 1882), mar. 17 Jul 1872 his first cousin once removed Hon Isabella Aylmer (d. 12 Jul 1939), 1st dau. of Udolphus [Aylmer], 7th Baron Aylmer, and had issue:

1d. Arthur Lovell Aylmer, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (b. 22 Jul 1873; d. 1961), mar. (1) Sep 1900 Georgina Henrietta Emmeline Sweeny (d. 7 Apr 1936), dau. of Lt Col James Fielding Sweeny, and (2) 16 Oct 1937 Charlotte Giselle Yates (d. Jan 1968), dau. of George Cornell Yates, of Oil springs, Ontario, Canada, and had issue by his first wife:

1e. Hugh Yates Aylmer, later 12th Baron Aylmer

2d. Henry Udolphus Paget Aylmer QC (b. 30 Dec 1876; dsp. 4 Jun 1959), mar. (1) 5 Jun 1912 Annie Hall Shillington (d. 25 Jun 1916), 3rd dau. of J J Shillington, of Strandtown, Belfast, and (2) 18 Oct 1922 Anne Munro Williams, 2nd dau. of Judge David Sage Williams, of Ocala, Florida, USA

1d. Mary Louisa Ethel Aylmer (b. 20 Feb 1875; d. 1942), mar. 13 Jan 1906 Maj Gen William Richard Blackwell CB CMG (d. 9 Jul 1946), 1st son of Capt T S Blackwell, of Dublin, and had issue

2c. Lt Col Frederick Arthur Aylmer (b. 21 Oct 1849; d. 29 Mar 1918), mar. 21 Jan 1890 Constance Isabella Grenfell (d. 14 Oct 1923), dau. of Charles William Grenfell MP, of Taplow Court, co. Buckingham, and had issue:

1d. Christopher Aylmer, of Underbank Hall, Stocksbridge, co. York (b. 24 Oct 1890; d. 6 Feb 1955)), mar. (1) 1 Jun 1922 (div. 1927) Marjorie Marianne Barber, widow of Reginald Barber and dau. of Percival Ellison, of Sheffield, co. York, by his wife Jessie Smith, 2nd dau. of Alfred Harrison Smith, of Carlton Hall, Worksop, co. Nottingham, and (2) 18 Apr 1931 Margaret Brotherton, dau. of Robert Brotherton, of Antwerp, The Netherlands, and had issue by his first wife:

1e. Michael Anthony Aylmer, later 13th Baron Aylmer

2d. Lt Cmdr Edward Arthur Aylmer DSC RN (b. 20 Mar 1892; d. 1974), mar. 8 Jan 1925 Gwladys Phoebe Evans (d. 21 Sep 1968), yst. dau. of David Evans JP, of Ffrwdgrech, co. Brecon, and had issue

3d. Maj Henry Gerald Aylmer (b. 18 May 1896; d. 1978), mar. 19 Jan 1927 Nancy Hollick (d. 1991), dau. of Drake Hollick, of The Old House, Sheering, co. Essex, and had issue

4d. Lt Col Claud Aylmer (b. 23 Sep 1900; d. 12 Oct 1952), mar. 19 Jul 1928 Margaret Victoria Hemming (mar. (2) 1 Dec 1954 Cdr John Rodolf Perronet Thompson RN; d. 15 Apr 1998), 1st dau. of Frank Hemming, of Franklyns, Great Waltham, co. Essex, and had issue

1d. Rose Caroline Georgiana Aylmer (b. 28 Oct 1893), mar. 14 May 1918 Henry Frances Lascelles (d. 31 Aug 1937), 2nd son of Lt Col Henry Arthur Lascelles, of Woolbeding, Midhurst, co. Sussex, and had issue

2d. Constance Evelyn Aylmer (b. 12 May 1899; dvp. 15 May 1899)

3c. Charles Paget Aylmer (b. 28 Apr 1853; dvp. 28 Oct 1870)

1c. Charlotte Louisa Mary Aylmer (b. 18 Mar 1851; d. 1 Feb 1941)

2c. Frances Veryan Aylmer (b. 7 Jan 1859; d. 28 Oct 1919)

3b. Lt Col Frederick Charles Aylmer (b. 24 Jul 1814; dsp. 20 Mar 1892), mar. 22 Sep 1853 Maria Anne Gwatkin, yst. dau. of John Gwatkin, of Parc Behan, co. Cornwall

3a. George Aylmer

4a. Charles Aylmer

died

26 Jun 1754 (bur. at Greenwich)

suc. by

son

note

Equerry to King George I; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Rye 1722-27; Commissioner of the Mint 1727-54

 

Henry [Aylmer], 3rd Baron Aylmer

bapt.

21 May 1718

mar.

Anne Pierce (d.. 21 Sep 1756; bur. at Greenwich), dau. of William Pierce, of Virginia, in North America

children

1. Hon Henry Aylmer, later 4th Baron Aylmer

1. Hon Anne Aylmer, mar. ..... Tencke

died

7 Oct 1766 (bur. at Greenwich)

suc. by

son

note

Captain in the Royal Navy

 

Henry [Aylmer], 4th Baron Aylmer

born

mar.

23 Feb 1774 Catharine Cade (former wife of Philip Cade, of the Exchequer Officer; mar. (3) 22 Sep 1787 Howell Price, and (4) ..... Bowles;  d. 9 Jan 1805), sister of Charles [Whitworth], 1st Earl Whitworth, and 2nd dau. of Sir Charles Whitworth, of Leybourne, co. Kent, by his wife Martha Shelley, 1st dau. of Richard Shelley

children

1. Hon Matthew Aylmer later Whitworth-Aylmer, later 5th Baron Aylmer

2. Hon Henry Aylmer (b. 1776; d. by drowning 1798)

3. Hon Frederick Whitworth William Aylmer, later 6th Baron Aylmer

4. Hon James Thomas Aylmer (b. 1785; d. 5 Aug 1813)

1. Hon Rose Whitworth Aylmer (d. 1800)

died

22 Oct 1785

suc. by

son

note

suc. his cousin 11 May 1766 as 7th Baronet of Balrath; petitioned the Irish House of Lords that he was "totally unable to support the dignity of the Peerage", was recommended by that House in 1782 as "an object of His Majesty's bounty"

 

Matthew [Aylmer later Whitworth-Aylmer], 5th Baron Aylmer, GCB

born

24 May 1775

mar.

4 Aug 1801 Louisa Anne Call (b. 1778; d. 13 Aug 1862), 2nd dau. of Sir John Call, 1st Bt., of Whiteford, co. Cornwall, by his wife Philadelphia Batty, dau. of Dr William Batty

died

s.p. 23 Feb 1850 (bur. Norwood Cemetery, co. Surrey)

suc. by

brother

note

obtained an annuity of £600 for life 1800; entered the Army 1787 and was present at most of the battles in the Peninsular War: ADC to the King 1810-13, Maj Gen 1813, Adjutant-General in Ireland 1814-23, Lieut Gen 1815, KCB 1815, Col of the 56th Regiment of Foot 1827-32, Col of the 18th Regiment of Foot 1832-50, General 1841; Governor-General of Canada 1830-35; GCB 1836

 

Frederick Whitworth William [Aylmer], 6th Baron Aylmer, KCB

born

12 Oct 1777

died

5 Mar 1858 (bur. at Kensal Green Cemetery, co. Middlesex)

suc. by

cousin

note

entered the Navy 1790; present at the Battle of the Nile 1798 and was commander of HMS Severn at the bombardment of Algiers 1816; CB 1816; Naval ADC to the King 1830-37; Rear-Admiral 1837; Vice-Admiral 1848; Admiral 1854; KCB 1855

 

Udolphus [Aylmer], 7th Baron Aylmer

born

10 Jun 1814

mar.

28 Jun 1841 Mary Eliza Journeaux (d. 14 Sep 1881), 3rd dau. of Edward Journeaux, formerly of Dublin, Ireland, but later of Melbourne, East Canada

children

1. Hon Matthew Aylmer, later 8th Baron Aylmer

2. Lt Col Hon Henry Aylmer MP, barrister (b. 25 Apr 1843), mar. 5 Oct 1870 Louisa Blanche Fanny Aspinall, 1st dau. of Henry Aspinall

3. Hon Edward Francis Aylmer (b. 6 Mar 1848; dvp. 16 Nov 1868)

4. Capt Hon Frederick Whitworth Aylmer (b. 4 Feb 1850; dsp. 21 Sep 1920), mar. 1899 Emma Meredith Lang (b. 1858; dsp 14 Dec 1949), dau. of R Lang

1. Hon Isabella Aylmer (d. 12 Jul 1939), mar. 17 Jul 1872 her first cousin once removed Henry Lovell Aylmer, of Richmond, Quebec, Canada (b. 26 Aug 1848; d. 3 Jun 1882), 1st son and heir of Maj Gen Henry Aylmer by his wife Charlotte Louisa Gwatkin, dau. of John Gwatkin, of Parc Behan, co. Cornwall, and had issue

2. Hon Eliza Jane Aylmer (dvp. 1893)

died

29 Nov 1901

suc. by

son

 

Matthew [Aylmer], 8th Baron Aylmer

born

28 Mar 1842

mar.

20 Oct 1875 Amy Gertrude Young (d. 14 Sep 1935), 2nd dau. of Hon John Young, of Montreal

children

1. Hon John Frederick Whitworth Aylmer, later 9th Baron Aylmer

2. Hon Kenneth Athalmar Aylmer, later 10th Baron Aylmer

3. Hon Basil Udolphus Aylmer, later 11th Baron Aylmer

1. Hon Amelia Winifred Aylmer (dsp. 7 Aug 1960), mar. 31 Dec 1919 Henry Perry-Leake JP, of Balfour, British Columbia, Canada (d. 8 May 1937), son of Henry Leake, of co. Hertford, by his wife Anne Perry

1. Hon Florence Gwendolyn Aylmer (b. 28 Mar 1891; d. 4 Dec 1967), mar. 11 Jun 1914 Robert Arthur Scott-Lauder (d. 24 Jan 1964), 2nd son of Dep Surgn-Gen Henry Scott-Lauder, of Edinburgh, and had issue

died

11 Jun 1923

suc. by

son

 

John Frederick Whitworth [Aylmer], 9th Baron Aylmer

born

23 Apr 1880

mar.

3 Jul 1928 Emma Gertrude Black (d. 1977), 4th dau. of Colin Black, of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

died

s.p. 4 Nov 1970

suc. by

brother

 

Kenneth Athalmer [Aylmer], 10th Baron Aylmer

born

23 Jun 1883

mar.

25 Sep 1924 Eleanor Katherine Rogers (d. 1970), 3rd dau. of John Francis Rogers, of Swanington, co. Norfolk

died

s.p. 1 May 1974

suc. by

brother

 

Basil Udolphus [Aylmer], 11th Baron Aylmer

born

20 May 1886

mar. (1)

28 Feb 1916 Bessie Irving (d. 12 Nov 1956), dau. of Joseph Watson, of Westward Park, Wigton, co. Cumberland

only child by first wife

1. Matthew Aylmer (b. 29 May 1917; dvp. in action 1 Jul 1944)

mar. (2)

3 Oct 1960 Helen Cooper Riseborough (widow of Frederick Gordon Riseborough), dau. of Thomas Hogg, of Toronto, Canada

died

s.p.m.s. 13 Mar 1977

suc. by

third cousin

 

Hugh Yates [Aylmer], 12th Baron Aylmer

born

5 Feb 1907

mar.

12 Aug 1939 Althea Talbot (d. 14 Apr 2002), 1st dau. of Lt Col John Talbot IA

only child

1. Hon Ann Kathleen Aylmer (b. 4 Dec 1941), mar. 13 Oct 1972 Gregor Byron Miller, of 6-1701 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and has issue

died

s.p.m. 6 Dec 1982

suc. by

cousin

 

Michael Anthony [Aylmer], 13th Baron Aylmer

born

27 Mar 1923

mar.

5 May 1950 Countess Maddalena Sofia Maria Gabriella Cecilia Stefania Francesca Attems di Santa Croce, only dau. of Count Arbeno Maria Attems di Santa Croce, of Aiello del Friuli, Italy, by his wife Princess Sofie zu Lowenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg, 1st dau. of Prince Maximilian Karl Friedrich zu Lowenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg

children

1. Hon (Anthony) Julian Aylmer, later 14th Baron Aylmer

1. Hon Gioia Francesca Aylmer (b. 14 Sep 1953), mar. 1991 Andrew Robert Shaw, of Willow Drive, Southwold, Bicester, co. Oxford, and has issue

died

2 Aug 2006

suc. by

son

 

(Anthony) Julian [Aylmer], 14th Baron Aylmer

born

10 Dec 1951

mar.

5 May 1990 Belinda Rosemary Parker (b. 2 Apr 1955), only dau. of Maj Peter Henry Parker DL, of The Hays, Ramsden, co. Oxford (by his wife Susan Rosemary Buller, 1st dau. of Maj Mowbray Louis Buller), 1st son of Hon Henry Parker, Sub-Librarian of the House of Lords (by his wife Henrietta Judith Baker, dau. of Rev Robert Lowbridge Baker, of Ramsden House, co. Oxford), 10th son of Thomas Augustus Wolstenholme [Parker], 6th Earl of Macclesfield

children

1. Hon Michael Henry Aylmer (b. 21 Mar 1991)

1. Hon Rosemary Sofia Aylmer (b. 11 Dec 1993)

 

 Last updated 8 Nov 2011

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Titles:

14th Baron Aylmer, of Balrath in the County of Meath

(Ireland, let. pat. 1 May 1718)

15th Baronet, styled "of Balrath"

(Ireland, let. pat. 1662)

 

Address:

16 Edgerley Terrace, London SW6 6QF

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