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Carbery, Baron (I, 1715)

 

Creation: let. pat. 9 May 1715

 

Family name: Evans later Evans-Freke

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Sable two Bars Or in chief three Mullets of the last (Freke);  2nd and 3rd, Argent three Boars' Heads couped Sable (Evans)

Crests:

1st:  A Bull's Head couped at the neck Sable collared and chained Or (Freke)'  2nd:  A Demi lion rampant reguardant Or holding between the paws a Boar's Head as in the arms (Evans)

Supporters:

On either side a Lion reguardant Or ducally crowned Azure

Motto:

Libertas (Liberty)

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George [Evans], 1st Baron Carbery, PC

1st son and heir ap. of George Evans MP, of Bulgaden Hall, co. Limerick, by his wife Mary Eyre, dau. of John Eyre, of Eyre Court, co. Galway

born

c.1680

mar.

May 1703 Anne Stafford (d. 30 Dec 1757), sister and cohrss. of William Stafford, from whom she inherited the Laxton Hall estate, and 2nd dau. of William Stafford, of Blatherwycke, co. Stafford

children

1. Hon George Evans, later 2nd Baron Carbery

2, Hon John Evans, of Bulgaden Hall, co. Limerick (d. 1758), mar. Jun 1741 Grace Freke, sister and sole heiress of Sir John Redmond Freke, 3rd Bt. MP, and only dau. of Sir Ralph Freke, 1st Bt. MP, of Castle Freke, co. Cork, and West Bilney, co. Norfolk, by his wife Elizabeth Meade, dau. by his second wife of Sir John Meade, 1st Bt., of Ballintubber, co. Cork, and had issue:

1a. George Evans (dsp. 1769), mar. ..... Stamer, dau. of ..... Stamer, of Carnelly

2a. Sir John Evans later Evans-Freke, 1st Bt. cr. a Baronet of Ireland 15 Jul 1768 (d. 20 Mar 1777), mar. 15 Jul 1764 Lady Elizabeth Gore, 2nd dau. of Arthur [Gore], 1st Earl of Arran, by his wife Jane Worth, widow of William Worth, of Rathfarnham, and only dau. and hrss. of Richard Saunders, of Saunders Court, co. Wexford, and had issue:

1b. John Evans-Freke, later 6th Baron Carbery

2b. George Evans-Freke MP, of Bulgaden Hall, co. Limerick (b. Jul 1772; dsp. 19 Jun 1829), mar. 21 Jan 1806 Susan Evans (widow of his second cousin George [Evans], 4th Baron Carbery; d. Oct 1828), only dau. and hrss. of Col Henry Watson, Chief Engineer in Bengal

3b. Percy Evans-Freke (b. Apr 1774; d. 9 Sep 1844), mar. 1797 Dorothea Harvey (d. 26 Mar 1835), dau. of Rev Christopher Harvey DD. of Kyle, co. Wexford, and had issue:

1c. George Patrick Evans-Freke, later 7th Baron Carbery

2c. Lt Col Hon Percy Augustus Evans-Freke, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1845 (d. 15 Jan 1847)

3c. Col Hon Fenton John Evans-Freke, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1845 (d. 3 Sep 1889), mar. 14 Oct 1851 Lady Katherine Felicia Pakenham (d. 26 Dec 1911), 1st dau. of Thomas [Pakenham], 2nd Earl of Longford, by his wife Lady Georgiana Emma Charlotte Lygon, 5th dau. of William [Lygon], 1st Earl Beauchamp, and had issue:

1d. Georgiana Louisa Evans-Freke (b. 15 Aug 1852; d. 30 Dec 1923)

4c. Hon William Charles Evans-Freke, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1845, later 8th Baron Carbery

1c. Catherine Charlotte Evans-Freke (d. 26 Jan 1826)

2c. Hon Jane Grace Dorothea Evans-Freke, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1845 (d. 5 Jun 1892), mar. 25 Jul 1843 Rt Rev Hon Charles Brodrick Bernard DD, Bishop of Tuam (b .4 Jan 1811; d. 31 Jan 1890), 2nd son of James [Bernard], 2nd Earl of Bandon, by his wife Mary Susan Brodrick, 1st dau. of Most Rev Hon Charles Brodrick DD, Archbishop of Cashel (by his wife Mary Woodward, dau. of Rt Rev Richard Woodward DD, Bishop of Cloyne), 3rd son of George [Brodrick], 3rd Viscount Midleton, and had issue

1b. Jane Grace Evans-Freke (d. 31 Dec 1827), mar. 4 Jun 1795 Sir Fenton Aylmer, 7th Bt. (d. 28 May 1816), and had issue

3a. William Evans (b. 16 May 1747; d. Feb 1796), mar. Elizabeth Beecher, dau. of Richard Beecher, and had issue

4a. Capt Ralph Evans, of Greenmount, co. Wexford (b. 6 Jun 1748; d. 1785), mar. Mary Woodcock (mar. (2) C Perceval), dau. of Robert Woodcock, of Killown, co. Wexford, and had issue

5a. Percy Evans (d. unm.)

1a. Grace Evans. mar. R Baldwin

2a. Anne Evans, mar. W Putland, and had issue

3a. Catherine Evans, mar. G Putland

4a. Jane Evans (d. 24 Mar 1804), mar. 1782 Richard Grace MP (d. 9 Jan 1801), 1st son and heir of William Grace by his wife Mary Harford, dau. and hrss. of Rochard Harford, of Marshfield, co. Dublin, and had issue

1. Hon Anne Evans, mar. 1734 Maj Charles du Terme

died

28 Aug 1749

created

v.p. 9 May 1715 Baron Carbery, of Carbery in the County of Cork, with special remainder failing heirs male of his body to the heirs male of the body of his father

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Limerick 1713-14 and for Westbury 1715-22 and 1724-27; Governor of Limerick Castle 1714; Privy Councillor [I] 1715;

 

George [Evans], 2nd Baron Carbery

born

mar.

23 May 1732 Hon Frances FitzWilliam (d. 30 Jul 1789), 2nd dau. of Richard [FitzWilliam], 5th Viscount FitzWilliam, by his wife Frances Shelley, de jure suo jure Baroness Abergavenny, only child of Sir John Shelley, 3rd Bt., of Michaelgrove, co. Sussex, by his first wife Hon Bridget Nevill, only dau. and sole hrss. in her issue of George [Nevill], 1st Baron Abergavenny

children

1. Hon George Evans, later 3rd Baron Carbery

2. Hon John Evans, later 5th Baron Carbery

1. Hon Frances Anne Evans (d. 12 Jul 1802), mar. (1) Sep 1756 Edward Warter Wilson, and (2) Eleazer Davey, of Ubbeston hall, co. Suffolk

died

2 Feb 1759

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Westbury 1734-47

 

George [Evans], 3rd Baron Carbery

born

mar. (1)

7 Feb 1760 Lady Juliana Noel (dspm. 18 Dec 1760), 3rd dau. of Baptist [Noel], 4th Earl of Gainsborough, by his wife Elizabeth Chapman, dau. of William Chapman

only child by first wife

1. Hon Juliana Evans (d. 20 May 1807), mar. 16 Apr 1782 Edward Hartopp Wigley, of Dalby House, co. Leicester

mar. (2)

13 Dec 1762 Elizabeth Horton (d. 14 Jun 1789), 3rd dau. of Christopher Horton, of Cotton, co. Derby

only child by second wife

1. Hon George Evans, later 4th Baron Carbery

died

26 May 1783

suc. by

son by second wife

 

George [Evans], 4th Baron Carbery

born

18 Feb 1766

mar.

13 Aug 1792 Susan Watson (mar. (2) 21 Jan 1806 her late husband's second cousin George Evans-Freke MP, of Bulgaden Hall, co. Limerick (yr. bro. of John [Evans-Freke], 6th Baron Carbery);  dsp. Oct 1828), only dau. and hrss. of Col Henry Watson, Chief Engineer in Bengal

died

s.p. 31 Dec 1804 (bur. at Laxton, co. Northampton)

suc. by

uncle

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Rutland 1802-04

 

John [Evans], 5th Baron Carbery

born

1738

mar.

15 Apr 1759 his first cousin once removed Emma Crowe (d. 6 Jan 1806), 4th dau. of Very Rev William Crowe, Dean of Clontarf, by his wife Emilia Evans, sister of George [Evans], 1st Baron Carbery, and dau. of George Evans MP, of Bulgaden Hall, co. Limerick

children

1. Hon John William Evans (b. 31 Mar 1763; dvp. 1805)

1. Emily Frances Evans (dvp. 1771)

2. Hon Frances Dorothea Evans, mar. 1789 William Preston, a Judge of Appeal, and had issue

3. Hon Maria Juliana Evans (d. Jun 1847), mar. 1796 Thomas Barry, of Leigh's Brook, co. Meath, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 4 Mar 1807

suc. by

first cousin once removed

 

John [Evans-Freke], 6th Baron Carbery

born

11 Nov 1765

mar.

25 Jan 1783 his cousin Lady Catherine Charlotte Gore (b. Sep 1766; d. 23 Feb 1852), 3rd dau. of Arthur Saunders [Gore], 2nd Earl of Arran, by his first wife Hon Catherine Annesley, only dau. of William [Annesley], 1st Viscount Glerawly

died

s.p. 12 May 1845

suc. by

nephew

note

suc. his father 20 Mar 1777 as 2nd Baronet of Castle Freke; Member of Parliament for Donegal 1784-90 and for Baltimore 1790-1800; a Representative Peer for Ireland (Tory) 1823-45

 

George Patrick Percy [Evans-Freke], 7th Baron Carbery

born

17 Mar 1810

mar.

5 Aug 1852 Harriet Maria Catherine Shuldham (dspm. 19 Aug 1884), dau. of Lt Gen Edmund William Shuldham, of Dunmanway, Co. Cork, by his wife Harriet Eliza Bonar Rundell, dau. of Dr ..... Rundell, of Bath

only child

1. Hon Georgiana Dorothea Harriet Evans-Freke CBE (b. 3 Nov 1853; dsp. 29 Jun 1942), mar. 22 Jun 1876 James Francis [Bernard], 4th Earl of Bandon

died

s.p.m. 25 Nov 1889

suc. by

brother

 

William Charles [Evans-Freke], 8th Baron Carbery

born

24 May 1812

mar. (1)

23 Apr 1840 Lady Sophia Whichcote (b. 16 Nov 1795; widow of Sir Thomas Whichcote, 6th Bt.;  d. 23 Sep 1851), 3rd dau. of Philip [Sherard], 5th Earl of Harborough, by his wife Eleanor Monckton, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Col Hon John Monckton, of Fineshade Abbey, co. Northampton (by his wife Anne Adams), 1st son by his second wife of John [Monckton], 1st Viscount Galway

mar. (2)

15 Dec 1866 Lady Victoria Cecil (b. 6 Nov 1843; d. 22 Feb 1932), 2nd dau. of Brownlow [Cecil], 2nd Marquess of Exeter, by his wife Isabella Poyntz, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of William Stephen Poyntz, of Cowdray House, co. Sussex

children by second wife

1. Hon Algernon William George Evans-Freke, later 9th Baron Carbery

2. Lt Col Hon Percy Cecil Evans-Freke DL (b. 19 May 1871; d. in action 3 May 1915), mar. 24 Jul 1895 Eva Kirwan (d. 3 Dec 1942), yst. dau. of Charles Kirwan, of Dalgan Park, co. Meath, and had issue

3. Lieut Hon Cecil Montague Evans-Freke (b. 3 Sep 1876; d. from wounds received at Bappisfontein, South Africa, 15 Jun 1900)

died

7 Nov 1894

suc. by

son by second wife

note

granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1845; High Sheriff of Rutland 1862; a Representative Peer for Ireland (Conservative) 1891-94

 

Algernon William George [Evans-Freke], 9th Baron Carbery

born

9 Sep 1868

mar.

26 Nov 1890 Mary Toulmin (mar. (2) 11 Feb 1902 Dr Arthur Wellesley Sandford, son of Rev Canon Sandford, Rector of Clonmel;  d. 6 Feb 1949), 2nd dau. of Henry Joseph Toulmin DL, of The Pré, St Albans, co. Hertford, by his wife Emma Louisa, dau. of Philip Wroughton

children

1. Hon John Evans-Freke later Carbery, later 10th Baron Carbery

2. Maj Hon Ralfe Evans-Freke MBE, Military Secretary to the Governor of Burma 1946-47 (b. 23 Jul 1897; d. 23 May 1969), mar. (1) 4 Mar 1919 (div. 1929) Vera Harrington-Moore (d. 23 Jan 1984), dau. of C Harrington-Moore, of 2 Sussex Gardens, London W2, and had issue:

1a. Peter Ralfe Harrington Evans-Freke, later 11th Baron Carbery

Maj Hon Ralfe Evans-Freke mar. (2) 1929 (div. 1940) Phyllis Thorpe, dau. of C W Thorpe, and (3) 18 Jan 1941 Dorothy May Surrey, 1st dau. of H G Surrey, and had issue by his second wife:

1a. Anne Mary Elizabeth Evans-Freke (b. 7 Jul 1933), mar. 21 Aug 1957 Ross Young, of Easters, Sandhills, Cattistock, Dorchester, co. Dorset, only son of A E J Young, of Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk, and has issue

died

12 Jun 1898 (bur. at Castle Freke, co. Cork)

suc. by

son

 

John [Evans-Freke later Carbery], 10th Baron Carbery

born

20 May 1892

mar. (1)

7 Jul 1913 (div. 1919) José Metcalfe (mar. (2) 15 Feb 1922 Capt O B J Montfort Bebb), dau. of Evelyn James Metcalfe, of 5 Chester Place, London

only child by first wife

1. Hon Fabienne José Carbery, mar. (1) 6 Feb 1936 (div. 1946) Cdr John Dudley Finnemore Dowse-Finnemor RN (d. 1971), 1st son of Rt Rev Charles Benjamin Dowse DD, Bishop of Cork, and (2) 1947 Philip Claridge, of Cloonagh, Monkstown, co. Cork

mar. (2)

1922 Maia Ivy Anderson (d. 12 Mar 1928), dau. of Alfred Anderson, of Nairobi, Kenya

only child by second wife

2. (Hon) Juanita Virginia Sistare Carbery (b. 1925;  d. 27 Jul 2013)

mar. (3)

Jul 1930 June Weir Mosley (d. 1980)

died

s.p.m. 25 Dec 1970

suc. by

nephew

note

T/Flying Sub-Lieut RNAS

 

Peter Ralfe Harrington [Evans-Freke], 11th Baron Carbery

born

20 Mar 1920

mar.

27 Dec 1941 Joyzelle Mary Binnie, only child of Herbert Binnie, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

children

1. Hon Michael Peter Evans-Freke, later 12th Baron Carbery

2. Hon John Anthony Evans-Freke, of Lynturk Home Farm, Alford, co. Aberdeen (b. 9 May 1949), mar. 1972 Veronica Jane Williams, yst. dau. of Maj Eric Williams, of House of Lynturk, Alford, co. Aberdeen, and has issue

3. Hon Stephen Ralfe Evans-Freke, of Rathbarry, 91 Lookout Road, Tuxedo Park, New York, USA (b. 2 Mar 1952), mar. 1990 Valerie Beattie Johnson, 1st dau. of Russell Beattie, of Stonington, Connecticut, USA, and has issue

1. Hon Maura Clare Evans-Freke (b. 1946), mar. 10 Sep 1966 Richard Henry William Fanshawe, of Rafters, Waldron, Heathfield, co. Sussex (b. 24 Aug 1939), 1st son of Capt Peter Evelyn Fanshawe CBE DSC RN, by his wife Helen Mary Trafford, 1st dau. of Maj Sigismund William Joseph Trafford, of Wroxham Hall, co. Norfolk, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Constance Mary Bertie OBE, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Montagu Arthur [Bertie], 7th Earl of Abingdon, and has issue

2. Hon Angela Mary Evans-Freke (b. 1954), mar. 1975 Martin David Tomlins, and has issue

died

28 Jul 2012

suc. by

son

 

Michael Peter [Evans-Freke], 12th Baron Carbery

born

11 Oct 1942

married

9 Sep 1967 (div.) Claudia Janet Elizabeth Gurney, only dau. of Capt Percy Lionel Cecil Gurney, of Little Chart, Penshurst, co. Kent

children

1. Hon Dominic Ralfe Cecil Evans-Freke (b. 29 Jun 1969), mar. 11 Jan 2003 Marina Alexandra Whetherly (b. 1976), only dau. of Robin Christopher Whetherly, of Evershot, co. Dorset (by his wife Sally Ann Price), 2nd son of Lt Col William Erskine Stobart Whetherly by his wife Hon Rosemary Gertrude Alexandra Lever, 2nd dau. by his first wife of William Hulme [Lever], 2nd Viscount Leverhulme, and has issue:

1a. Benedict Robin Harrington Evans-Freke (b. 20 Oct 2004)

2a. Arthur George Stobart Evans-Freke (b. 7 Nov 2006)

1a. Rose Alexandra Mary Evans-Freke (b. 24 Feb 2009)

1. Hon Richenda Clare Evans-Freke (b. 28 Sep 1971)

2. Hon Isabel Lucy Evans-Freke (b. 3 Oct 1973), mar. 10 Jun 2000 Robert H Dean, son of Lt Col Thomas Dean, of Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk

3. Hon Anna-Louise Evans-Freke (b. 1979)

 

Last updated 27 Aug 2013

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Titles:

12th Baron Carbery, of Carbery in the County of Cork

(Ireland, let. pat. 9 May 1715)

de jure 8th Baronet, styled "of Castle Freke"

(Ireland, let. pat. 15 Jul 1768)

 

Address:

3 Westmead, Rock Road, Chilcompton, Bath BA3 4HX

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