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Braybrooke, Baron (GB, 1788)


Creation: let. pat. 5 Sep 1788


Family name: Whitwell later Neville later Griffin later Neville




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Gules in a Saltire Argent a Rose of the field barbed and seeded proper (Neville);  2nd and 3rd, Or fretty Gules on a Canton of the first a Lymphad Sable


A Bull statant Argent collared and chained Or


On either side a Lion reguardant Argent maned and tufted Sable gorged with a Chaplet of Olive Vert


Ne Vile Velis (Incline to nothing base)



John Griffin [Whitwell later Griffin], 4th Baron Howard de Walden later 1st Baron Braybrooke

only son of William Whitwell, of Oundle, co. Northampton, by his wife Hon Anne Griffin, 2nd and only surv. dau. of James [Griffin], 2nd Baron Griffin (by his wife Ann Rainsford, dau. and sole hrss. of Richard Rainsford, of Dallington, co. Northampton, by his wife Anne Neville, 1st dau. of Richard Neville, of Billingbear, co. Berkshire, by his wife Anne Heydon, great-great-great-grandparents of the 2nd Baron Braybrooke), 1st son of Edward [Griffin], 1st Baron Griffin, by his wife Lady Essex Howard, only dau. by his first wife of James [Howard], 3rd Earl of Suffolk and 3rd Baron Howard de Walden


13 Mar 1719

mar. (1)

9 Mar 1748/9 Anna Maria Schutz (dsp. 18 Aug 1764), dau. of Baron Johann Schutz

mar. (2)

11 Jun 1765 Catharine Clayton (d. 15 Aug 1807), dau. of William Clayton, of Harleyford, co. Buckingham, by his second wife Caroline Mary Lloyd, dau. and cohrss. of Rice Lloyd


s.p. 25 May 1797


5 Sep 1788 Lord Braybrooke, Baron of Braybrooke in the County of Northampton, with remainder in default of male issue to his kinsman Richard Aldworth Neville, of Billingbere, co. Berkshire

suc. by

third cousin


on 3 Oct 1784 the abeyance of the Barony of Howard de Walden was determined in his favour;  on his death and the Barony of Howard de Walden fell into abeyance between his sister, Mary, wife of Dr William Parker later Griffin DD, and the descendants of Lady Elizabeth Felton


Richard [Aldworth later Neville later Griffin], 2nd Baron Braybrooke

only son of Richard Neville Aldworth later Neville, of Stanlake and Billingbere, co. Berkshire (by his wife Magdalen Calandrini, dau. of Francis Calandrini, Cyndic of Geneva), only son of Richard Aldworth, of Stanlake, co. Berkshire, by his wife Catherine Neville, only dau. of Richard Neville MP, of Billingbere, co. Berkshire (by his wife Hon Catherine Grey, only dau. of Ralph [Grey], 2nd Baron Grey of Were), 1st son of Richard Neville, of Billingbere, co. Berkshire (by his wife Anne Heydon, dau. of Sir John Heydon), who was also father of Anne Neville, wife of Richard Rainsford, of Dallington, co. Northampton, mother of Ann Rainsford, wife of James [Griffin], 2nd Baron Griffin


3 Jul 1750


19 Jun 1780 Catherine Grenville (b. 1761; d. 6 Nov 1796; bur. at Laurence Waltham, co. Berkshire), sister of George [Grenville later Nugent-Temple-Grenville], 1st Marquess of Buckingham, and 4th dau. of Rt Hon George Grenville MP, First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1763-65 (by his wife Elizabeth Wyndham, sister of Charles [Wyndham], 2nd Earl of Egremont, and 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Bt. MP, of Orchard Wyndham, co. Somerset, by his first wife Lady Katherine Seymour, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset), 2nd son of Richard Grenville MP, of Wooton under Barnwood, co. Buckingham, by his wife Hester Temple later Grenville, suo jure Countess Temple


1. Hon Richard Neville later Griffin, later 3rd Baron Braybrooke

2. Capt Hon Henry Neville (d. 1809 after the Battle of Talavera)

3. Very Rev Hon George Neville later Neville-Grenville, of Butleigh Court, co. Devon, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, Dean of Windsor, Chaplain-in-Ordinary to Queen Victoria (b. 17 Aug 1789;  d. 10 Jun 1854), mar. 9 May 1816 his second half-cousin once removed Lady Charlotte Legge (d. 15 Jun 1877), 2nd dau. of George [Legge], 3rd Earl of Dartmouth, by his wife and second cousin once removed Lady Frances Finch, 2nd dau. of Heneage [Finch], 3rd Earl of Aylesford, by his wife and cousin Lady Charlotte Seymour, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset, and had issue:

1a. Ralph Neville-Grenville MP, of Butleigh Court, co. Devon (b. 27 Feb 1817;  d. 20 Aug 1886), mar. 18 Sep 1845 Julia Roberts Frankland-Russell (d. 17 Oct 1892), 4th dau. of Sir Robert Frankland laterFrankland-Russell, 7th Bt., of Thirkleby, co. York, by his wife Louisa Anne Murray, 3rd dau. of Rt Rev Lord George Murray DD, Bishop of St David's 1800-03(by his wife Anne Charlotte Grant, Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Charlotte, only dau. of Lt Gen Francis Grant MP (by his wife Catherine Sophia Cox, 1st dau. of John Cox, of Stanford-in-the-Vale, co. Berkshire, by his wife Katharine Sophia Herbert, 2nd illegit. dau. of John [Sheffield], 1st Duke of Buckingham & Normanby, by his mistress Frances Stewart), 4th son of Sir James Grant of Grant, 6th Bt., by his wife Anne Colquhoun, only child and hrss. of Sir Humphrey Colquhoun of Luss, 5th Bt.), 4th but 2nd surv. son of John [Murray], 3rd Duke of Atholl, by his wife and cousin Lady Charlotte Murray, suo jure Baroness Strange, and had issue:

1b. Robert Neville-Grenville JP DL, of Butleigh Court, co. Devon, High Sheriff of Somerset 1900 (b. 16 Dec 1846;  dsp. 13 Sep 1936), mar. 24 Apr 1879 Gertrude Agnes Portman (d. 18 Aug 1936), 6th dau. of Rev Fitzhardinge Berkeley Portman, Rector of Staple Fitzpaine and of Orchard Portman, co. Somerset (by his wife Frances Anne Darnell, 1st dau. of Rev W N Darnell, Rector of Aranhope, co. Durham), yr. brother of Edward Berkeley [Portman], 1st Viscount Portman, and 4th son of Edward Berkeley Portman, of Bryanston and Orchard Portman, co. Somerset

2b. Admiral Sir George Neville KCB CVO (b. 18 Mar 1850;  d. 5 Feb 1923), mar. 9 Nov 1886 Fairlie Florence Lloyd-Jones (d. 3 Sep 1960), dau. of David Lloyd-Jones, of Llandovery, co. Carmarthen, and Victoria, Australia, and had issue:

1c. Cdr Ralph Neville RN (b. 4 Sep 1887;  d. 4 Aug 1936), mar. 6 Jun 1918 Hon Lettice Cary (b. 29 Sep 1888;  mar. (2) 26 Jan 1937 Maj Philip John Sherwin Pearson-Gregory MC (d. 12 Jun 1955); d. 19 Dec 1963), 3rd dau. of Byron Plantagent [Cary], 12th Viscount of Falkland, by his wife Mary Reade, dau. of Robert Reade, of New York, USA, and had issue:

1d. Richard Neville (b. 14 Mar 1922;  dsp. 19...), mar. 21 Oct 1960 Pauline Forrester (former wife of Michael Forrester), only dau. of Rev Canon James Atherton Fosher JP, of 36 Leonard Court, London W8

1d. Monica Neville (d. 8 Nov 1969), mar. (1) 11 Jan 1939 (div. 1946) Maj Peter Holdsworth Hunt MC, son of  Holdsworth Hunt, of Little Berkhamsted, co. Hertford;  (2) 29 Apr 1948 (div. 1955) Robert Maxstone Inglis;  (3) 12 May 1955 as his second wife Lt Col Hon Thomas Arnold Anson, styled Viscount Anson (b. 4 May 1913;  dvp. 18 Mar 1958), 1st son and heir ap. of Thomas Edward [Anson], 4th Earl of Lichfield, by his first wife Evelyn Maud Keppel, only dau. of Col Edward George Keppel MVO, of Sprowston Grange, Norwich; and (4) 29 Jul 1959 (div. 1967) Lt Col Eric Astley Cooper-Key MBE MC, only son of Capt Astley Dundas Cooper Cooper-Key DSO RN, and had issue by her first husband

2c. Capt Philip Lloyd Neville CVO RN, Gentleman Usher to King George VI 1937-52 and to Queen Elizabeth II 1952-67, Extra Gentleman Usher to Queen Elizabeth II 1967-76 (b. 7 Oct 1888;  d. 23 Aug 1976), mar. 25 Apr 1942 Eleanor Fellowes (d. 1972), dau. of Duncan Campbell Fellowes, of Toronto, Canada, and has issue:

1d. George Neville (b. 23 Mar 1943; d. 19...), mar. 1972 Patricia Quinn, dau. of Patrick Quinn, and has issue:

1e. Richard Ralph Neville, later 11th Baron Braybrooke

1e. Eleanor Anne Neville (b. 1975)

2d. John Neville, of Welgoer, Poyntington, Sherborne, co. Dorset (b. 26 Sep 1944), mar. 1980 Frances Jane Lomax, dau. of John Stuart Lomax, and has issue

3c. Brig Alfred Geoffrey Neville CBE MC JP DL (b. 27 Jan 1891;  d. 3 Mar 1955), mar. 1 May 1922 Philippa Hope (d. 1981), only dau. of Admiral Sir George Webley Hope KCB KCMG, by his wife Arabella Phillipa Sams, 2nd dau. of John Sutton Sams, and had issue

3b. Hugh Neville, barrister-at-law (b. 9 Jun 1851;  d. 30 Jun 1938)

4b. Louis Neville (b. 29 Jul 1852;  d. 7 May 1919), mar. 25 Feb 1879 Ada Isabel Rouse (mar. (2) 27 Oct 1924 Capt William Henry Darley Livingstone DL JP, son of Henry Darley Livingstone JP, of Belclare, Westport, co. Mayo;  d. 16 Aug 1929), 1st dau. of J T Rouse, of Lyttelton, New Zealand, and had issue

5b. Claud Neville (b. 6 Jun 1858;  d. 15 Jan 1944), mar. 12 Jun 1897 Frances Cromwell Frankland (b. c. 1866;  d. 9 Apr 1959), 2nd dau. of Col Sir William Adolphus Frankland, 9th Bt., by his wife Lucy Ducarel Adams, 1st dau. of Francis Adams, of Clifton and Cotswold Grange, co. Gloucester, and had issue

6b. Percy Neville (b. 24 Aug 1868;  d. 23 Aug 1917)

1b. Agnes Magdalene Neville (d. 30 Oct 1908), mar. 7 Aug 1878 William James Maitland CIE, of Witley Manor, co. Surrey (b. 22 Jul 1847;  d. 19...), 3rd son of Augustus Maitland (by his wife Elizabeth Jane Richards, dau. of Rev Dr William Page Richards), 4th son of Sir Alexander Charles Maitland, 2nd Bt., and had issue

2b. Beatrice Neville (d. 10 Apr 1926)

3b. Etheldreda Neville (d. 20 Jun 1938), mar. 23 Sep 1885 Admiral Robert Wilbraham Stopford RN (b. 24 Jun 1844;  d. 19...), 1st son and heir of Admiral Robert Fanshawe Stopford RN (by his first wife Emily Anne Wilbraham, dau. of Capt William Wilbraham RN), 1st son and heir of Admiral Hon Sir Robert Stopford GCB GCMG RN, Rear-Admiral of England and Governor of Greenwich Hospital (by his wife Mary Fanshawe, dau. of Robert Fanshawe), 3rd son of James [Stopford], 2nd Earl of Courtown, and had issue

2a. Rev William Frederick Neville, Vicar of Butleigh, co. Devon, Prebendary of Wells (b. 3 Jul 1818;  d. 18 Apr 1882), mar. 26 Jan 1847 Fanny Grace Blackwood (d. 27 Sep 1908), and had issue

3a. Rev Seymour Neville, Rector of Ockham, co. Surrey (b. 5 Feb 1823;  d. 18...), mar. 7 Sep 1859 Agnes Mary Proby (d. 12 Oct 1860), yst. dau. of Rev Charles Privy, Canon of Windsor and Vicar of Twickenham, co. Middlesex

4a. Lt Col Edward Neville JP (b. 22 Sep 1824;  dsp. 18...), mar. 10 Apr 1866 Georgiana Frances Corbett, dau. of Vincent Corbett

5a. Capt Glastonbury Neville (b. 29 Jun 1829;  k. in action at Barodia, near Ratghur, 31 Jan 1858)

6a. William Wyndham Neville (b. 1834;  d. 1858)

1a. Frances Catherine Neville, mar. 28 Nov 1849 Rev Edmund Peel (d. 10 Nov 1877), and had issue

2a. Georgiana Neville (b. 1821;  d. 28 Oct 1882)

3a. Cicely Neville (b. 1821;  d. 31 Jul 1898)

4a. Harriet Louisa Neville, mar. 17 Jan 1854 Rev Charles Arundell St John-Mildmay JP, of Hazlegrove, co. Somerset (b. 21 Jun 1820;  d. 18...), 3rd son of Paulet St John-Mildmay MP, of Farley Chamberlayne, co. Hampshire, and Hazlegrove, co. Somerset (by his wife Anna Maria Wyndhan Bouverie, yst. dau. of Hon Bartholomew Bouverie MP), 3rd but 2nd surv. son of Sir Henry Paulet St John later St John-Mildmay, 3rd Bt. MP, by his wife Jane Mildmay, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Cafrew Mildmay, of Shawford House, co. Hampshire, and had issue

5a. Adelaide Neville (dvp. 20 Jun 1837)

1. Hon Catherine Neville (d. 19 Dec 1841)

2. Hon Mary Neville, mar. 1817 Sir Stephen Richard Glynn, Bt.

3. Hon Caroline Neville (b. 6 Oct 1792; d. 2 May 1868; bur. at Escrick, co. York), mar. 10 May 1817 Paul Beilby [Lawley later Thompson], 1st Baron Wenlock, and had issue


28 Feb 1825 (bur. with his wife at Laurence Waltham, co. Berkshire)

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Grampound 1774-80, for Buckingham 1780-82 and for Reading 1782-97; FSA 1792; suc. his father in the family estates 1793, and in 1797 suc. to the Griffin family estates at Audley End, co. Essex, and elsewhere, which were devised to him by the late Lord with the proviso that the owner thereof should bear the name of "Griffin" only; accordingly took the name of "Griffin" for himself and his successors in the Griffin estates by Royal Warrant 1797; Lord Lieutenant and Vice Admiral of co. Essex 1798-1825; Provost Marshal of Jamaica; High Steward of Wokingham; Recorder of Saffron Walden


Richard [Neville later Griffin], 3rd Baron Braybrooke


26 Sep 1783


13 May 1819 Lady Jane Cornwallis (b. 5 Oct 1798; d. 23 Sep 1856; bur. at Littlebury, co. Essex), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Charles [Cornwallis], 2nd Marquess Cornwallis, by his wife Lady Louisa Gordon, 4th dau. and eventually cohrss. by his first wife of Alexander [Gordon], 4th Duke of Gordon


1. Hon Richard Cornwallis Neville, later 4th Baron Braybrooke

2. Hon Charles Cornwallis Neville, later 5th Baron Braybrooke

3. Capt Hon Henry Aldworth Neville (b. 26 Oct 1824;  k. vp. in action at the Battle of Inkerman 5 Nov 1854)

4. Rev Hon Latimer Neville, later 6th Baron Braybrooke

5. Hon Grey Neville (b. 15 Oct 1830;  dvp. 11 Nov 1854 of wounds received at the Battle of Balaclava)

1. Hon Mirabel Jane Neville (b. 6 Apr 1821;  d. 14 Jan 1900)

2. Hon Louisa Anne Neville (d. 10 May 1889), mar. 30 Jun 1853 as his first wife Sir Henry Mervyn Vavasour, 3rd Bt., of Spaldington, co. York, and had issue

3. Hon Lucy Georgina Neville (d. 25 May 1919), mar. 13 Jul 1852 Rev Hon Arthur Savile, Rector of Foulmire, Royston, co. Cambridge (b. 20 Dec 1819;  d. 23 Apr 1870), 6th son of John [Savile], 3rd Earl of Mexborough, by his wife Lady Anne Yorke, 1st dau. of Philip [Yorke], 3rd Earl of Hardwicke, and had issue


13 Mar 1858 (bur. at Littlebury, co. Essex)

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Whig) for Thirsk 1805-06, for Saltash 1807, for Buckingham 1807-12, and for Berkshire 1812-25; High Steward of Wokingham; FSA 1838; President, Camden Society 1853-58


Richard Cornwallis [Neville], 4th Baron Braybrooke


17 Mar 1820


27 Jan 1852 Lady Charlotte Sarah Graham-Toler (b. 26 Dec 1826; mar. (2) 6 Nov 1862 Dr Frederic Hetley FRCS, of Upper Norwood, co. Surrey; d. 4 Feb 1867; bur. in Norwood Cemetery, co. Surrey), 5th dau. of Hector John [Toler later Graham-Toler], 2nd Earl of Norbury, by his wife Elizabeth Brabazon, only child of William Brabazon, of Brabazon Park, co. Meath, and New Park, co. Mayo


1. Hon Catherine Elizabeth Neville (b. 8 Aug 1855;  d. 12 Aug 1884), mar. 27 Apr 1876 Hon James Walter Milles Stopford, styled Viscount Stopford (later 6th Earl of Courtown), and had issue

2. Hon Mary Isabella Neville, mar. 27 Oct 1880 Robert Joynes, son of Rev Robert Joynes, Rector of Gravesend, co. Kent


s.p.m. 21 Feb 1861 (bur. at Littlebury, co. Essex)

suc. by



sometime an officer in the Army; FSA 1847


Charles Cornwallis [Neville], 5th Baron Braybrooke


29 Aug 1823


9 Oct 1849 Hon Florence Priscilla Alicia Maude (b. 27 Oct 1825; d. 18 Mar 1914), 3rd dau. of Cornwallis [Maude], 3rd Viscount Hawarden, by his wife Jane Crawfurd Bruce, 2nd dau. of Patrick Crawfurd Bruce, of Taplow Lodge, co. Buckingham

only child

1. Hon Augusta Neville (b. 19 Jan 1860;  d. 23 Jan 1903), mar. 24 Apr 1879 Hon Richard Strutt (b. 19 Feb 1848; d. 14 Oct 1927), 3rd but 2nd surv. son of John James [Strutt], 2nd Baron Rayleigh, by his wife Clara Elizabeth La Touche Vicars, dau. of Capt Richard Vicars. of Langford Grove, nr. Maldon, and had issue


s.p.m. 7 Jun 1902 (bur. at Littlebury, co. Essex)

suc. by



Rev Latimer [Neville], 6th Baron Braybrooke


22 Apr 1827


2 Jun 1853 Lucy Frances Le Marchant (d. 4 Dec 1918), dau. of John Thomas Le Marchant


1. Hon Henry Neville, later 7th Baron Braybooke

2. Rev Hon Grey Neville, Rector of Bluntisham, co. Huntingdon 1917-20 (b. 4 Dec 1857;  d. 28 Dec 1920), mar. 4 Sep 1889 Mary Peele Slater (d. 30 Apr 1943), dau. of Rev Canon Francis Slater, Vicar of St Giles's, Cambridge, and had issue:

1a. Henry Seymour Neville, later 9th Baron Braybrooke

2a. Cdr Hon Grey Aldworth Neville, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1944 (b. 20 Sep 1900), mar. 8 Feb 1930 Margaret Emily Cortlandt Stokes, 1st dau. of Rev Henry Cortlandt Stokes, of Elmdene, Sandown, Isle of Wight

1a. Hon Magdalene Grace Neville, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1944 (b. 15 Aug 1890;  d. 13 Dec 1960)

2a. Hon Evelyn Neville, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1944 (b. 5 Sep 1891;  d. 7 Feb 1975)

3a. Hon Mirabel Mary Neville, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1944 (b. 28 Aug 1893;  d. 20 May 1958)

4a. Hon Audrey Neville, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1944 (b. 15 Jan 1895)

5a. Hon Cicely Neville, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1944 (b. 18 Jun 1898)

1. Hon Alice Mirabel Cornwallis Neville (b. 25 Dec 1869;  d. 23 Sep 1937)


12 Jan 1904

suc. by



Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge; Rector of Heydon with Little Chisall; Hon Canon of St Alban's


Henry [Neville], 7th Baron Braybrooke, JP DL


11 Jul 1855

mar. (1)

3 Nov 1898 Emilie Pauline Gonin (dsp. 20 Oct 1912), yst. dau. of Antoine Gonin, of the Chateau de Condeminie, Macon, France

mar. (2)

18 Sep 1917 Dorothy Edith Lawson JP (d. 1973), yst. dau. of Sir George Lawson KCB

children by second wife

1. Hon Richard Henry Cornwallis Neville, later 8th Baron Braybrooke

2. Ordinary Seaman Hon George Robert Latimer Neville (b. 20 Jun 1920;  k. on active service 12 Aug 1941)

1. Hon Catherine Dorothy Neville OBE (b. 21 Jan 1922; d. Mar 2004), mar. 19 Jun 1954 Gordon Alexander Egerton Ruck (b. 31 Aug 1906; d. Jun 1977), only son of Maj John Egerton Ruck, of The Delles, Great Chesterford, co. Essex, by his wife Eleanor Fanny Mitchell-Innes, and had issue:

1a. Louise Dorothy Catherine Ruck (b. 21 Dec 1959), mar. 1992 Richard Claude Newman (b. 2 May 1951), 2nd son of Sir Ralph Alured Newman, 5th Bt., of Mamhead, co. Devon, by his wife Hon Anne Rosemary Hope Hope-Morley, sister of Gordon Hope [Hope-Morley], 3rd Baron Hollenden, and 1st dau. of Capt Hon Claude Hope Morley later Hope-Morley (by his wife Lady Dorothy Edith Isabel Hobart-Hampden-Mercer-Henderson, 1st dau. of Sidney Carr [Hobart-Hampden-Mercer-Henderson], 7th Earl of Buckinghamshire), 2nd son of Samuel Hope [Morley], 1st Baron Hollenden, and has issue:

1b. Henry Ralph Gordon Newman (b. 31 Jul 1997)

2b. Jeremy Robert Lydstone Newman (b. 3 Aug 1999)

1b. Georgina Dorothy Catherine Newman (b. 7 Sep 1995)


9 Mar 1941

suc. by

son by second wife


in his will he made a special covenant that Audley End house, its contents and the attached estates, should pass to any Baron Braybrooke descending from his father, the 6th Baron, but if at any time a Baron Braybrooke in this line of descent should die without a son and male heir, then the house, its contents and the attached estates would pass to his only daughter, Hon Catherine Dorothy Neville and her descendants; the house was sold to the Ministry of Works for £30,000 in 1948 so this special covenant now only applies to the contents and the estates


Richard Henry Cornwallis [Neville], 8th Baron Braybrooke


13 Jul 1918


23 Jan 1943

suc. by



served in World War II 1939-43 as Lieut, Grenadier Guards, and was killed on active service


Henry Seymour [Neville], 9th Baron Braybrooke, JP DL


5 Feb 1897

mar. (1)

1 Mar 1930 Muriel Evelyn Cartwright (widow of Euan Curle Cartwright;  d. 16 Jun 1962), dau. of William Charles Manning, of Newmarket, co. Suffolk

only child by first wife

1. Hon Robin Henry Charles Neville, later 10th Baron Braybrooke

mar. (2)

2 Sep 1963 Angela Mary Ree (widow of John Ree;  d. 1985), dau. of William Herbert Hollis. of Wadhurst, co. Sussex


12 Feb 1990

suc. by

son by first wife


Staff Capt RAF; served in World War I 1914-18 in RNAS and RAF; due to the imposition of death duties on the sudden death of the 8th Barons Braybrooke only two years after the death of his own father, in 1948 Lord Braybrooke sold Audley End house to the Ministry of Works for £30,000, although retaining the contents of the house and the estates attached to the house in his own possession


Robin Henry Charles [Neville], 10th Baron Braybrooke


29 Jan 1932

mar. (1)

29 Jul 1955 (div. 1974) Robin Helen Brockhoff (mar. (2) Christopher Parsons, of Bath, co. Avon; d. 15 Dec 2018), only dau. of Thomas Adolph Brockhoff, of Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

children by first wife

1. Hon Amanda Muriel Mary Neville (b. 8 Apr 1962), mar. 14 Oct 1989 Stephen Christopher Jerningham Murray, of Nunns Farm, Catmere End, Saffron Walden, co. Essex (b. 1957), only son of Christopher Mark Henry Murray, of La Glinette, St Aubin, Jersey, Channel Islands (by his first wife Laura Prudence Rosamund Stutchbury, dau. of Mervyn Stutchbury), 2nd son of Capt John Challenger Murray (by his wife Cecilia Annette Mary Jerningham, only child by his first wife of Sir (William) Henry Stafford Jerningham, 11th Bt.), 1st son of Sir John Murray KCB, and has issue

2. Hon Caroline Emma Neville (b. 28 Dec 1963), mar. 21 Oct 1995 Edward Richard William [Stanley], 19th Earl of Derby, and has issue

3. Hon Henrietta Jane Neville (b. 21 Jul 1965; dvp. 16 Dec 1980)

4. Hon Victoria Neville (b. 20 May 1970), mar. 6 May 1995 Edward Bromet, of Warren House, Stutton, Tadcaster, co. York, son of John Bromet, of Wighill, co. York

5. Hon Arabella Neville (b. 20 May 1970), mar. 8 May 1999 Duncan Potter, of 73 Goddard Way, Saffron Walden, co. Essex, son of Geoffrey Potter, of Liskeard, co. Cornwall

mar. (2)

19 Mar 1974 (div. 1988) Linda Norman, 2nd dau. of Arthur Norman, barber, of Saffron Walden, co. Essex

children by second wife

6. Hon Sara Lucy Neville (b. 1 Apr 1975)

7. Hon Emma Charlotte Neville (b. 9 Jun 1979)

8. Hon Lucinda Octavia Neville (b. 2 Aug 1984)

mar. (3)

Dec 1998 Perina Fordham (b. 8 Dec 1932; former wife of Christopher J Fordham), 1st dau. of Augustine Coutauld JP DL, of The Howe, Halstead, co. Essex, by his wife Mollie Montgomerie JP, dau. of Frank Douglas Montgomerie, of Castle Hedingham, co. Essex, by his wife Esmé Napier, only dau. of William Archibald Napier (by his wife Mabel Royds, dau. of William Edward Royds, of Greenhill, Rochdale, co. Lancaster), 2nd son of Maj Hon Charles Napier, of The Woodlands, Taunton, co. Somerset (by his second wife Annabella Jane Gatacre, only dau. of Edward Gatacre JP DL, of Gatacre, co. Shrewsbury), 2nd surv. son of Francis [Napier], 8th Lord Napier of Merchistoun


5 Jun 2017

suc. by

fourth cousin once removed


served in Kenya and Malaya 1951-52; Member, Saffron Waldon RDC 1959-69; Member, Essex County Council 1969-72; Lord Lieutenant of Essex 1980-92; KStJ 1992; Hereditary Visitor, Magdalene College, Cambridge; on the death of the 10th Baron Braybrooke the title passed to a distant cousin but the contents of Audley End house and the attached estates passed to his second cousin, Louise Newman, under the terms of the 7th Baron's will


Richard Ralph [Neville], 11th Baron Braybrooke




20... [wife's name unknown]

only child

1. Hon Edward Neville (b. 20...)


Last updated 4 Jul 2019




10th Baron Braybrooke, of Braybrooke in the County of Northampton

(Great Britain, let. pat. 5 Sep 1788)



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