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Bathurst, Earl (GB, 1772)

 

Creation: let. pat. 27 Aug 1772

 

Family name: Bathurst

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Arms:

Sable two Bars Ermine in chief three Crosses Pattée Or

Crest:

An Arm embowed habited in mail holding in the hand all proper a Spiked Club Or

Supporters:

On either side a Stag Argent each gorged with a Collar gemel Ermines

Motto:

Tien Ta Foy (Keep thy faith)

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Allen [Bathurst], 1st Baron Bathurst later 1st Earl Bathurst, PC

son and heir of Sir Benjamin Bathurst MP, of Paulersbury, co. Northampton, Governor of the East India Company and Cofferer to the Princess Anne of Denmark, by his wife Frances Apsley, dau. of Sir Allen Apsley, of Apsley, co. Sussex

born

16 Nov 1684

mar.

6 Jul 1704 his first cousin Catherine Apsley (bapt. 6 Jul 688; d. 8 Jun 1768), sister and hrss. of Peter Apsley and dau. of Sir Peter Apsley, of Apsley, co. Sussex, by his wife Catherine Fortrey, dau. of Samuel Fortrey

children

1. Hon Benjamin Bathurst, Member of Parliament for Gloucester (b. c. 1711; dsp. and vp. 23 Jan 1767), mar. 26 Nov 1732 Lady Elizabeth Bruce (dsp. 5 Nov 1796), 2nd dau. of Charles [Bruce], 4th Earl of Elgin, by his first wife Lady Anne Savile, 1st dau. and cohrss. by his first wife of William [Savile], 2nd Marquess of Halifax

2. Hon Henry Bathurst, later 1st Baron Apsley later 2nd Earl Bathurst

3. Hon John Bathurst, of Sapperton, co. Gloucester (b. 1728; d. 1777)

4. Rev Hon Allen Bathurst, Rector of Beverstone and Sapperton, co. Gloucester (b. 1729; dvp. 1767)

1. Lady Frances Bathurst, mar. (1) William Wodehouse MP (d. 1735), and (2) James Whitshed MP

2. Lady Catherine Bathurst (d. 1783), mar. 14 Apr 1737 Henry Reginald Courtenay MP (b. 8 Jun 1714; d. 30 Apr 1763), 2nd son of Sir William Courtenay, 2nd Bt., de jure 6th Earl of Devon, by his wife Lady Anne Bertie, 2nd dau. by his first wife of James [Bertie], 1st Earl of Abingdon, and had issue

3. Lady Jane Bathurst (d. 18 Apr 1794), mar. 3 Apr 1744 James Buller MP, of Downes (d. 21 Mar 1765), and had issue

4. Lady Leonora Bathurst, mar. 2 Sep 1752 Gen Edward Urmston (d. 21 Dec 1778)

5. Lady Anne Bathurst, mar. Rev Dr James Benson

died

16 Sep 1775

created

1 Jan 1711/12 Baron Bathurst, of Battlesden in the County of Bedford

27 Aug 1772 Earl Bathurst, of Bathurst in the County of Sussex

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Cirencester 1705-11/2; Privy Councillor 1742; Captain of the Gentlemen Pensioners 1742-44; Treasurer to the Prince of Wales 1757-60

 

Henry [Bathurst], 1st Baron Apsley later 2nd Earl Bathurst, PC

born

20 May 1714

mar. (1)

19 Sep 1754 Anne Phillipps (widow of Charles Phillipps;  dsp. 4 Feb 1758), dau. of ..... James

mar. (2)

14 Jun 1759 Tryphena Scawen (b. 31 Dec 1730; d. 2 Dec 1807), dau. of Thomas Scawen, of Maidwell, co. Northampton, by his wife Tryphena Russell, dau. and hrss. of Lord James Russell (by his wife Elizabeth Lloyd), 5th son of William [Russell], 1st Duke of Bedford

only child by second wife

1. Hon Henry Bathurst, later 3rd Earl Bathurst

2. Hon Apsley Bathurst, Joint Clerk of the Crown (b. 1769; d. Jan 1816)

1. Lady Tryphena Bathurst (d. 1834)

2. Lady Catherine Bathurst (d. 1837)

3. Lady Selina Letitia Bathurst (d. 1827)

4. Lady Susannah Bathurst (d. 8 Mar 1847)

died

6 Aug 1794

created

v.p. 24 Jan 1771 Baron Apsley, of Apsley in the County of Sussex

suc. by

son by second wife

note

barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1736; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Cirencester 1735-54; King's Counsel 1746; Solicitor-General to the Prince of Wales 1746-48; Attorney-General to the Prince of Wales 1748-51 and to the Dowager Princess of Wales 1751-54; Justice of the Common Pleas 1754-71; Second Commissioner of the Great Seal 1770-71; Privy Councillor 1771; Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain 1771-78; Lord High Steward of England for the trial of Elizabeth, Countess of Bristol, 1776; Lord President of the Council 1779-82

 

Henry [Bathurst], 3rd Earl Bathurst, KG PC

born

22 May 1762

mar.

1 Apr 1789 Lady Georgina Lennox (b. 6 Dec 1765; d. 20 Jan 1841), sister of Charles [Lennox], 4th Duke of Richmond, and 3rd dau. of Gen Lord George Henry Lennox (by his wife Lady Louisa Kerr, 1st dau. of William Henry [Kerr], 4th Marquess of Lothian), 2nd son of Charles [Lennox], 2nd Duke of Richmond

children

1. Hon Henry George Bathurst, later 4th Earl Bathurst

2. Hon William Lennox Bathurst, later 5th Earl Bathurst

3. Lt Col Hon Thomas Seymour Bathurst (b. 22 Oct1793; dvp. 10 Apr 1834), mar. 6 Oct 1829 Julia Hankey (d. 21 Feb 1877), only dau. of John Peter Hankey, merchant and banker, of London, and had issue:

1a. Allen Alexander Bathurst, later 6th Earl Bathurst

1a. Mary Selina Bathurst (d. 16 Mar 1883)

4. Rev Hon Charles Bathurst, Rector of Siddington St Mary, co. Gloucester, and Latham, co. Warwick (b. 21 Jan 1802; dsp. 28 Feb 1842), mar. 31 Jul 1830 Lady Emily Caroline Bertie (dsp. 18 Mar 1881), 2nd dau. of Montagu [Bertie], 5th Earl of Abingdon, by his first wife Emily Gage, sister of Henry [Gage], 3rd Viscount Gage, and 5th dau. of Gen Hon Thomas Gage (by his wife Margaret Kemble, dau. of Peter Kemble, President of the Council of New Jersey), 2nd son of Thomas [Gage], 1st Viscount Gage

1. Lady Louisa Georgiana Bathurst, Lady of the Bedchamber to HRH the Duchess of Gloucester (d. 27 Mar 1874)

2. Lady Emily Charlotte Bathurst (d. 1 Feb 1877), mar. 16 Mar 1825 Maj Gen Hon Sir Frederick Cavendish Ponsonby GCMG KCB KCH, Governor of Malta (b. 6 Jul 1783; d. 11 Jan 1837), 2nd son of Frederick [Ponsonby], 3rd Earl of Bessborough, by his wife Lady Henrietta Frances Spencer, 2nd dau. of John [Spencer], 1st Earl Spencer, and had issue

died

27 Jul 1834

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Cirencester 1783-94; a Lord of the Admiralty 1783-89 and of the Treasury 1789-91; Teller of the Court of Exchequer 1790-1834; Privy Councillor 1793; Commissioner of the India Board 1793-1802; Clerk of the Crown (joint) 1801-16 and (sole) 1816-34; Master of the Mint 1804-06 and 1807-12; President of the board of Trade and Plantations 1807-12; Foreign Secretary 1809; Secretary for War and Colonies 1812-27; Elder Brother of the Trinity House 1823-34; Knight of the Garter 1817; Lord President of the Council 1828-30

 

Henry George [Bathurst], 4th Earl Bathurst

born

24 Feb 1790

died

25 May 1866

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Weobley 1812 and for Cirencester 1812-34; a Commissioner of the India Board 1812-18

 

William Lennox [Bathurst], 5th Earl Bathurst

born

14 Feb 1791

died

24 Feb 1878

suc. by

nephew

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Weobley 1812-16; Deputy Teller of the Court of Exchequer 1816-30; barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1821; Commissioner for Victualling the Navy 1825-29; Joint Secretary to the Board of Trade 1830-47; Joint Clerk of the Privy Council 1830-60

 

Allen Alexander [Bathurst], 6th Earl Bathurst

born

19 Oct 1832

mar. (1)

31 Jan 1862 Hon Meriel Leicester Warren (b. 25 Nov 1839; d. 6 Jul 1872), 2nd dau. of George Fleming [Leicester later Warren], 2nd Baron de Tabley, by his first wife Countess Catharina Barbara de Salis, 1st dau. of Jerome de Salis, Count de Salis-Saglio

children by first wife

1. Hon Seymour Henry Bathurst, later 7th Earl Bathurst

2. Hon Lancelot Julian Bathurst (b. 24 Jan 1868; d. 14 Jun 1928)

3. Lt Col Hon (Allen) Benjamin Bathurst DL, Member of Parliament for East Gloucestershire 1895-1906 and 1910-18 (b. 25 Jun 1872; d. 8 Oct 1947), mar. 22 Apr 1902 Augusta Ruby Spencer-Churchill (b. 6 Apr 1877), 1st dau. of Lord Edward Spencer-Churchill DL (by his wife Augusta Warburton CBE, dau. of Maj George Drought Warburton MP), 1st son of George [Spencer-Churchill], 6th Duke of Marlborough, by his third wife and cousin Jane Frances Clinton Stewart, dau. of Hon Edward Richard Stewart (by his wife Lady Katherine Charteris, dau. of Hon Francis Charteris, styled Lord Elcho), 5th son by his second wife of John [Stewart], 7th Earl of Galloway, and had issue

1. Lady Georgina Meriel Bathurst (b. 25 Jul 1863 ; d. 25 Apr 1922), mar. 25 Feb 1885 Rt Hon Sir George William Buchanan GCB GCMG GCVO, Ambassador at Petrograd 1910-18 and at Rome 1919-21 (b. 25 Nov 1854; d. 20 Dec 1924), 4th son of Rt Hon Sir Andrew Buchanan, 1st Bt. GCB, by his first wife Frances Katherine Mellish, dau. of Very Rev Edward Mellish, Dean of Hereford, and had issue

mar. (2)

6 Jun 1874 Evelyn Elizabeth Barnard Hanley (d. 1 Mar 1927), only dau. of his cousin George James Barnard Hankey, of Fetcham Park, co. Surrey, by his wife Rebecca Andalusia Barclay, dau. of George Barclay, of Burford Lodge, co. Surrey

only child by second wife

2. Lady Evelyn Selina Bathurst (d. 16 Apr 1946), mar. 18 Jun 1898 Maj George Coryton Lister (d. 30 May 1903), son of Sir Thomas Villiers Lister KCMG, and had issue

died

2 Aug 1892

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Cirencester 1857-78

 

Seymour Henry [Bathurst], 7th Earl Bathurst, CMG DL

born

21 Jul 1864

mar.

15 Nov 1893 Hon Lilias Margaret Frances Borthwick (d. 30 Dec 1965), only surv. child of Algernon [Borthwick], 1st Baron Glenesk, by his wife Alice Beatrice Lister, dau. of Thomas Henry Lister, of Armitage Park, Sheffield, co. York

children

1. Lt Col Hon Allen Algernon Bathurst DSO MC DL, styled Lord Apsley, Member of Parliament for Southampton 1922-29 and for Bristol Central 1931-42 (b. 3 Aug 1895; dvp. 17 Dec 1942), mar. 27 Feb 1924 Violet Emily Mildred Mecking CBE, Member of Parliament for Bristol Central 1943-45 (d. 20 Jan 1966), 1st dau. of Capt Bertram Charles Christopher Spencer Mecking, of Richings Park, co. Buckingham, and had issue:

1a. Hon Henry Allen John Bathurst, later 8th Earl Bathurst

2a. Capt Hon George Bertram Bathurst, of Hullasey House, Tarlton, co. Gloucester (b. 12 Mar 1929; d. 22 Feb 2010), mar. 1973 (div. 1989 and re-married 2005) Susan Messer, dau. of Malcolm Messer, of Tarlton, co. Gloucester, and has issue

2. Capt Hon William Ralph Seymour Bathurst, of Cold Ashton Manor, Chippenham, co. Wiltshire, Provincial Grand Master of Gloucestershire 1950, High Sheriff of Gloucestershire 1952, Master Society of Merchant Venturers of Bristol 1958-89 (b. 21 Sep 1903 ; d. 10 Sep 1970), mar. 12 Jul 1932 Helen Winifred Heathcoat-Amory (d. 30 Oct 1972), 1st dau. of Lt Col Harry William Ludovic Heathcot Heathcoat-Amory, of Hele Manor, Dulverton (by his first wife Evelyn Mary Stanley, dau. of Edward James Stanley MP), 3rd son of Maj Sir John Heathcoat Amory later Heathcoat-Amory, 1st Bt. MP

3. Hon Ralph Henry Bathurst (b. 3 Sep 1904 ; d. 5 Dec 1965)

1. Lady Meriel Olivia Bathurst (b. 3 Sep 1894; d. 18 Jan 1936), mar. 4 May 1916 as his first wife Capt Lord Alastair Mungo Graham RN (b. 12 May 1886; d. 1976), 3rd son of Douglas Beresford Malise Ronald [Graham], 5th Duke of Montrose, by his wife Dame Violet Hermione Graham GBE, 2nd dau. of Sir Frederick Ulric Graham, 3rd Bt. of Netherby, by his wife Lady Jane Hermione Seymour, 1st dau. of Edward Adolphus [Seymour], 12th Duke of Somerset, and had issue

died

21 Sep 1943

suc. by

grandson

 

Henry Allen John [Bathurst], 8th Earl Bathurst, DL

born

1 May 1927

mar. (1)

20 Mar 1959 (div. 1977) Judith Mary Nelson, dau. of Amos Christopher Nelson, of Springfield House, Foulridge, nr. Colne, co. Lancaster

children by first wife

1. Hon Allen Christopher Bertram Bathurst, styled 8th Earl Bathurst

2. Capt Hon Alexander Edward Seymour Bathurst (b. 8 Aug 1965), mar. 1992 Emma Gae Sharpe, dau. of Dr J L Sharpe, and has issue

1. Lady Henrietta Mary Lilias Bathurst (b. 17 Oct 1962), mar. Neil Palmer, son of Colin Palmer, of Morecombe, co. Lancaster, and has issue

mar. (2)

17 Jan 1978 Gloria Wesley Rutherston (widow of David Francis Rutherston, of Jaymes Court, Bisley, co. Gloucester; d. 27 Dec 2018), dau. of Harold Edward Clarry, of Vancouver, Canada, by his wife Emmaline Florence Moore

died

16 Oct 2011

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Lieut, 10th Royal Hussars 1948; Capt, Royal Gloucestershire Hussars (TA) 1949-57; Joint MFH, Vale of the White Horse Hunt 1949-65; a Lord-in-Waiting 1957-61; Deputy Lieutenant of Gloucestershire 1960-86 ; Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary Home Office 1961-62 ; President, Royal Forestry Society 1976-78; President, Institute of Sales and Marketing Management 1981-92; President, Association of Professional Foresters 1983-86 and 1995-98

 

Allen Christopher Bertram [Bathurst], 9th Earl Bathurst

born

11 Mar 1961

mar. (1)

31 May 1986 (div. 1994) Hilary Jane George, 2nd dau. of John F George, of Weston Lodge, Albury, co. Surrey

children by first wife

1. Hon Benjamin George Henry Bathurst, styled Lord Apsley (b. 6 Mar 1990)

1. Lady Rosie Meriel Lilias Bathurst (b. 20 Apr 1992)

mar. (2)

8 Jun 1995 Sara Lucille Chapman, dau. of Christopher Chapman, of Ilminster, co. Somerset

 

Last updated 3 Jul 2019

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Titles:

9th Earl Bathurst, of Bathurst in the County of Sussex

(Great Britain, let. pat. 27 Aug 1772)

9th Baron Bathurst, of Battlesden in the County of Bedford

(Great Britain, let. pat. 1 Jan 1712)

8th Baron Apsley, of Apsley in the County of Sussex

(Great Britain, let. pat. 24 Jan 1771)

 

Address:

Cirencester Park, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 2BT

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