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Calthorpe, Baron (GB, 1796 - 1997)

 

Creation: let.pat. 16 Jun 1796

 

Extinct: 23 May 1997

 

Family name: Gough-Calthorpe

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Checky Or and Azure a Fess Ermine (Calthorpe);  2nd and 3rd, Gules on a Fess Argent between three Boars' Heads couped Or a Lion passant Azure (Gough)

Crests:

1st:  A Boar's Head couped at the neck Azure (Calthorpe)2nd:  A Boar's Head couped Argent pierced through the cheek with a Broken Spear Gules (Gough)

Supporters:

On either side a Wild Man proper his Hair and Beard Sable wreathed about the head and waist with Oak Vert fructed Or the exterior hand holding a Club erect of the last

Motto:

 Gradu Diverso Via Una (The same way by different steps)

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Henry [Gough later Gough-Calthorpe], 1st Baron Calthorpe

1st son and heir of Sir Henry Gough, 1st Bt., of Edgbaston, co. Warwick, by his second wife Barbara Calthorpe, only dau. and in her issue sole hrss. of Reynolds Calthorpe, of Elvetham, co. Hampshire

born

1 Jan 1749

mar.

1 May 1783 Frances Carpenter (b. 10 Jun 1761; d. 1 May 1827), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Gen Benjamin Carpenter, by his wife Mary Carr, yst. dau. and cohrss. of Lt Col Timothy Carr

children

1. Henry Gough-Calthorpe (b. 24 Jan 1784; dvp. 4 Nov 1790)

2. Hon Charles Gough-Calthorpe, later 2nd Baron Calthorpe

3. Hon George Gough-Calthorpe, later 3rd Baron Calthorpe

4. Hon Frederick Gough-Calthorpe later Gough, later 4th Baron Calthorpe

5. Hon John Gough-Calthorpe (b. 5 May 1793; d. 10 Jun 1816)

6. Hon Arthur Gough-Calthorpe (b. 14 Nov 1796; d. 5 Mar 1836)

1. Hon Frances Elizabeth Gough-Calthorpe (b. c. 1785; d. 2 Sep 1868)

2. Hon Harriet Gough-Calthorpe (d. 12 Feb 1813)

died

16 Mar 1798

created

16 Jan 1796 Baron Calthorpe, of Calthorpe in the County of Norfolk

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 8 Jun 1774 as 2nd Baronet of Edgbaston; Member of Parliament for Bramber 1774-96; took the additional surname of Calthorpe by Royal Licence 1788 on succeeding to the estates of his maternal uncle, Sir Henry Calthorpe KB

 

Charles [Gough-Calthorpe], 2nd Baron Calthorpe

born

22 Mar 1786

died

5 Jun 1807

suc. by

brother

note

 

George [Gough-Calthorpe], 3rd Baron Calthorpe

born

22 Jun 1787

died

Sep 1851

suc. by

brother

note

 

Frederick [Gough-Calthorpe later Gough], 4th Baron Calthorpe

born

14 Jun 1790

mar.

12 Aug 1823 Lady Charlotte Sophia Somerset (b. 25 Apr 1795; d. 12 Nov 1865), 1st dau. of Henry Charles [Somerset], 6th Duke of Beaufort, by his wife Lady Charlotte Sophia Leveson-Gower, 2nd dau. by his third wife of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Marquess of Stafford

children

1. Hon Frederick Henry William Gough-Calthorpe, later 5th Baron Calthorpe

2. George Arthur Gough-Calthorpe (b. 20 Aug 1827; dvp. 20 Nov 1843)

3. Hon Augustus Cholmondeley Gough-Calthorpe, later 6th Baron Calthorpe

4. Lt Gen Hon Sir Somerset John Gough-Calthorpe KCB, later 7th Baron Calthorpe

1. Hon Charlotte Georgiana Frances Gough-Calthorpe (d. 18 Aug 1870), mar. 8 Aug 1850 Francis Joseph Cresswell, and had issue

2. Hon Frances blanche Anne Gough-Calthorpe (d. 17 Apr 1899), mar. 11 Jul 1861 Rev John Robert Feilden, Vicar of Honingham, co. Norfolk (d. 17 Apr 1891), and had issue

3. Hon Harriet Louisa Hester Gough-Calthorpe (b. 5 Jul 1832;  d. 20 Jul 1901), mar. 5 Feb 1857 Lt Col Lord Alfred Spencer-Churchill MP (b. 24 Apr 1824;  d. 21 Sep 1893), 2nd son of George [Spencer-Churchill], 6th Duke of Marlborough, by his first wife and cousin Lady Jane Stewart, 1st dau. of George [Stewart], 8th Earl of Galloway, and had issue

4. Hon Isabella Eleanor Mary Gough-Calthorpe (b. c. 1833; d. 20 Dec 1896)

5. Hon Olivia Georgiana Elizabeth Gough-Calthorpe (b. c. 1834; d. 18 May 1887)

6. Hon Susan Caroline Gough-Calthorpe (d. 11 Oct 1906)

died

2 May 1868

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Hindon 1818-26 and for Bramber 1826-31; discontinued for himself only the additional surname of Calthorpe by Royal Licence 1845; High Sheriff of Staffordshire 1848

 

Frederick Henry William [Gough-Calthorpe], 5th Baron Calthorpe

born

24 Jul 1826

died

25 Jun 1893

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for East Worcester 1859-68

 

Augustus Cholmondeley [Gough-Calthorpe], 6th Baron Calthorpe

born

8 Nov 1829

mar.

22 Jul 1869 Maud Augusta Louisa Duncombe (b. 14 Jan 1850; d. 9 Mar 1925), 3rd dau. of Hon Octavius Duncombe, of Waresley Park, co. Bedford (by his wife Lady Emily Caroline Campbell, 1st dau. of John Frederick [Campbell], 1st Earl Cawdor), 5th son of Charles [Duncombe], 1st Baron Feversham

children

1. Hon Walter Gough-Calthorpe (b. 2 May 1873 ; dvp. 21 Dec 1906)

1. Hon Rachel Gough-Calthorpe (b. 11 Oct 1871; d. 25 May 1951), mar. 11 Oct 1898 Sir FitzRoy Hamilton Lloyd-Anstruther later Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, 1st Bt., and had issue

2. Hon Constance Gough-Calthorpe (b. 21 Nov 1877; d. Oct 1957), mar. 8 Oct 1907 Sir Eustace William Windham Wrixon-Becher, 4th Bt., and had issue

3. Hon Hilda Gough-Calthorpe (b. 24 Oct 1880; dsp. 25 Sep 1972), mar. 20 Oct 1903 Maj Lord Walter John Hervey (b. 29 Jan 1865; dsp. 13 Jul 1948), brother of Frederick William Fane [Hervey], 4th Marquess of Bristol, and 3rd son of Lord Augustus Henry Charles Hervey MP (by his wife Mariana Benyon, widow of Ashton Benyon, of Stetchworth Park, co. Cambridge, and yst. dau. of William P Hodnett), 2nd son of Frederick William [Hervey], 2nd Marquess of Bristol

4. Hon Dorothy Gough-Calthorpe CBE DGStJ (b. 5 Oct 1885; d. 1972), mar. 27 Apr 1905 James Edward [Harris], 5th Earl of Malmesbury, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 22 Jul 1910

suc. by

brother

note

High Sheriff of Staffordshire 1881

 

Somerset John [Gough-Calthorpe], 7th Baron Calthorpe, KCB

born

23 Jan 1831

mar.

29 Jan 1862 Eliza Maria Crewe (widow of Capt Frederick Crewe; d. 26 Aug 1919), only child of Capt Frederick Chamier RN

children

1. Hon Somerset Frederick Gough-Calthorpe, later 8th Baron Calthorpe

2. Admiral of the Fleet Hon Sir Somerset Arthur Gough-Calthorpe GCB GCMG CVO, of Woodlands Vale, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Naval Attaché to Maritime Courts 1902-05, Captain of the Home Fleet 1910-11, Naval ADC to King George V 1910-11, CVO 1910, Rear-Admiral 1st Battle Squadron 1912-13, Commander 2nd Cruiser Squadron 1914-16, Second Sea Lord of the Admiralty 1916, Admiral Commanding Coastguard and Reserves 1917, Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean Fleet 1917-19, negotiated the Armistice with Turkey 1918, High Commissioner at Istanbul 1918-19, GCMG 1919, Commander-in-Chief at Portsmouth 1920-23, GCB 1922, First and Principal ADC to King George V 1924-25, Admiral of the Fleet 1925 (b. 23 Nov 1864; dsp. 27 Jul 1937), mar. 27 Feb 1900 Annie Euphemia Dunsmuir (dsp. 13 Mar 1952), dau. of Hon Robert Dunsmuir, of Craig-Darroch, Victoria, British Columbia. Canada

1. Hon Leila Mabel Gough-Calthorpe (d. 13 Nov 1933)

2. Hon Leila Evelyn Gough-Calthorpe (d. 19...), mar. 14 Feb 1899 Cecil Grosvenor Wilson-Heathcote, of Woodlands Vale, Ryde, Isle of Wight, 2nd son of J Wilson Wilson, of The Grove, Market Drayton, co. Leicester, and had issue

died

12 Nov 1912

suc. by

son

note

 

Somerset Frederick [Gough-Calthorpe], 8th Baron Calthorpe

born

23 Dec 1862

mar.

22 Jul 1891 Mary Burrows (d. 2 Jul 1940), 1st dau. of Ogden Hoffman Burrows, of Newport, USA

only child

1. Capt Hon Frederick Somerset Gough-Calthorpe (b. 27 May 1892; dvp. 19 Nov 1935), mar. 5 Sep 1922 (Rose Mary) Dorothy Vernon-Harcourt (b. 2 Mar 1900; mar. (2) 12 Aug 1949 Lt Col Guy Alexander Ingram Dury MC), only dau. of Leveson William Vernon-Harcourt, by his wife Rose Adelaide Lawrence, 1st dau. of Frederic Lawrence, of Caerleon, co. Monmouth, and had issue:

1a. Ronald Arthur Somerset Gough-Calthorpe, later 9th Baron Calthorpe

2a. Peter Waldo Somerset Gough-Calthorpe, later 10th Baron Calthorpe

died

6 Jul 1940

suc. by

grandson

note

 

Ronald Arthur Somerset [Gough-Calthorpe], 9th Baron Calthorpe

born

22 Jun 1922

died

9 Oct 1945

suc. by

brother

note

F/O RAF; killed in a flying accident

 

Peter Waldo Somerset [Gough-Calthorpe], 10th Baron Calthorpe

born

13 Jul 1927

mar. (1)

6 Jun 1956 (div. 1971) Saranne Francis Alexander (d. 1984), only dau. of James Harold Alexander, of Eton Park, co. Dublin

mar. (2)

1979 Elizabeth Sibyl Young, dau. of James Young, of Bandol, Cranley Road, Guildford, co. Surrey

died

s.p. 23 May 1997

 

On the death of the 10th Baron Calthorpe the Barony of Calthorpe became extinct.

 

 First written 26 Jun 2004

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