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Carrick, Earl of (I, 1748)

 

Creation: let. pat. 10 Jun 1748

 

Family name: Butler

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Arms:

Or a Chief indented Azure a Crescent for difference

Crest:

Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Plume of five Ostrich Feathers Argent thereon a Falcon rising of the last

Supporters:

On the dexter side a Falcon wings inverted Argent beaked and membered Or, and on the sinister side a Male Griffin sans wings Argent beaked rayed collared and chained Or

Motto:

Soyez Ferme (Be steadfast)

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Somerset Hamilton [Butler], 8th Viscount Ikerrin later 1st Earl of Carrick, PC

2nd son of Thomas [Butler], 6th Viscount Ikerrin, by his wife Margaret Hamilton, dau. and cohrss. of James Hamilton, of Bangor, co. Down

born

6 Sep 1719

mar.

18 May 1745 Lady Juliana Boyle (b. c. 1728; d. 22 Feb 1804; bur. at Thomastown, co. Kilkenny), 1st dau. of Henry [Boyle], 1st Earl of Shannon, by his second wife Lady Harriet Boyle, 3rd dau. of Charles [Boyle], 3rd Earl of Cork

children

1. Hon Henry Thomas Butler, later 2nd Earl of Carrick

2. Hon Pierce Butler later Butler-Cooper MP (b. 15 Aug 1750; dsp. 5 May 1826), mar. 27 Dec 1774 Catherine Rothe (d. 20 Feb 1833), 1st dau. of Richard Rothe, of Butler's Grove, co. Kilkenny

1. Lady Henrietta Butler (b. 15 Aug 1750; d. 16 Jan 1785), mar. 7 Oct 1768 Edmund [Butler], 11th Viscount Mountgarret, and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Butler (b. 23 Jan 1738; d. Apr 1775), mar. 3 Oct 1772 as his first wife Armar [Lowry-Corry], 1st Earl Belmore, and had issue

died

15 Apr 1774 (bur. at Thomastown, co. Kilkenny)

created

10 Jun 1748 Earl of Carrick, in the County of Tipperary

suc. by

son

note

suc. his brother 20 Oct 1721 as 8th Viscount Ikerrin; PC [I] 1746

 

Henry Thomas [Butler], 2nd Earl of Carrick

born

19 May 1746

mar.

7 Aug 1774 Sarah Taylor (b. c. 1756; d. 4 Apr 1841), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Col Edward Taylor, of Askeaton, by his wife Anne Maunsell, dau. of Richard Maunsell, of Limerick

children

1. Hon Somerset Richard Butler, later 3rd Earl of Carrick

2. Lt Gen Hon Henry Edward Butler (b. 3 Dec 1780 ; d. 7 Dec 1856), mar. (1) 6 Jan 1812 Jane Gowan (d. 30 Aug 1834), dau. of Clotworthy Gowan, and had issue:

1a. Capt Charles George Butler (b. 1823; d. 18 Dec 1854), mar. 29 May 1850 June Elizabeth Prosser (mar. (2) 21 Nov 1861 Charles Compton Abbott; d. 22 Mar 1900), 1st dau. of Capt ..... Prosser, and had issue:

1b. Charles Henry Somerset Butler, later 6th Earl of Carrick

1b. Lady Mary Edith Butler, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1910 (d. 10 Feb 1933), mar. 22 Feb 1876 Rev George Platt Dew, Rector of Shire Newton, co. Monmouth (d. 1915), of Netherwent, Meads, Eastbourne, co. Dorset, and had issue

2a. Rev Pierce Butler, Rector of Ulcombe, co. Kent (b. 27 Feb 1826 ; d. 8 Feb 1868), mar. 30 Jul 1861 Catherine Twisden Smith-Marriott (d. 3 Nov 1904), 2nd dau. of Rev Sir William Marriott Smith later Smith-Marriott, 4th Bt., Rector of Horsmonden, co. Kent, by his first wife Elizabeth Hodges, 4th dau. of Thomas Law Hodges, of Hemsted, co. Kent, and had issue

3a. James Armar Butler (b. 1827; d. 22 Jul 1854)

Lt Gen Hon Henry Butler mar. (2) 29 Nov 1836 Frances Mauleverer Toulson (d. 27 Jun 1844), and had further issue:

4a. Capt Edward John Butler (b. Jul 1842; dsp. 11 Oct 1820), mar. 27 Mar 1879 Elizabeth Turner Clark, dau. of Dr G E S Clark

1. Lady Anne Butler (b. 3 Aug 1776; d. 29 May 1831), mar. 5 Sep 1798 Henry [Maxwell], 6th Baron Farnham, and had issue

2. Lady Juliana Butler (b. 20 Sep 1783; d. 22 Jul 1861), mar. 20 Oct 1800 her cousin Somerset [Lowry-Cory], 2nd Earl Belmore, and had issue

3. Lady Sarah Butler (d. 1839), mar. 12 Oct 1812 as his first wife Hon Charles Harward Butler later Butler-Clarke later Butler-Clarke-Southwell-Wandesford MP, of Castlecomer, co. Kilkenny, and Kirklington, co. York (b. 1781; d. 7 Nov 1860), brother of James Wandesford [Butler], 1st Marquess of Ormonde, and 3rd son of John [Butler], 17th Earl of Ormonde and 11th Earl of Ossory, by his wife Lady Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford, only dau. and hrss. of John [Wandesford], 1st Earl Wandesford, and had issue

died

20 Jul 1813

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Killyleagh 1768-74

 

Somerset Richard [Butler], 3rd Earl of Carrick

born

28 Sep 1779

mar. (1)

1 Sep 1811 Anne Wynne (dspm. 22 Oct 1829), 1st dau. of Owen Wynne MP, of Haslewood, co. Sligo, by his wife Lady Sarah Cole, 1st dau. of William Willoughby [Cole], 1st Earl of Enniskillen

children by first wife

1. Lady Sarah Juliana Butler (b. 29 Jul 1812; d. 28 Apr 1905), mar. 8 Dec 1832 William Thomas [Le Poer-Trench], 3rd Earl of Clancarty, and had issue

2. Lady Anne Margaret Butler (dsp. 15 May 1901), mar. 7 Feb 1861 George Whitelocke Whitelocke Lloyd, of Strancally Castle, co. Waterford, and Calton, co. York

mar. (2)

12 Feb 1833 Lucy French (mar. (2) 10 Aug 1842 as his second wife her husband's brother-in-law Hon Charles Harward Butler later Butler-Clarke later Butler-Clarke-Southwell-Wandesford MP, of Castlecomer, co. Kilkenny, and Kirklington, co. York, brother of James Wandesford [Butler], 1st Marquess of Ormonde, and 3rd son of John [Butler], 17th Earl of Ormonde;  d. 13 Oct 1884), 3rd dau. of Arthur French, of Innfield, co. Roscommon

children by second wife

1. Hon Henry Thomas Butler, later 4th Earl of Carrick

2. Hon Somerset Arthur Butler, later 5th Earl of Carrick

3. Lady Lucy Maria Butler (b. 9 Nov 1837; d. 25 Jul 1896), mar. 19 Mar 1863 John Thomas William [Massy], 6th Baron Massy, and had issue

died

4 Feb 1838

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Sheriff of Kilkenny 1812; a Representative Peer for Ireland (Tory) 1819-38

 

Henry Thomas [Butler], 4th Earl of Carrick

born

19 Feb 1834

died

16 Apr 1846 (bur. at Cheam, co. Surrey)

suc. by

brother

 

Somerset Arthur [Butler], 5th Earl of Carrick

born

30 Jan 1835

died

22 Dec 1901

suc. by

cousin

note

Capt, Grenadier Guards 1858-62; served in the Crimean War and was at the Siege of Sebastopol

 

Charles Henry Somerset [Butler], 6th Earl of Carrick

born

5 Aug 1851

mar. (1)

8 Jan 1873 Kathleen Emily Hamilton Ross (d. 21 Jun 1888), 3rd dau. of Lt Col Albert Ernest Ross

children by first wife

1. Hon Charles Ernest Alfred French Somerset Butler, later 7th Earl of Carrick

1. Lady Kathleen Butler OBE (b. 20 Dec 1876; d. 29 Apr 1953), mar. 24 Mar 1897 Col Walter Charles Lindsay MVO, High Sheriff of co. Kilkenny 1911 (b. 11 Mar 1866; d. 4 Jun 1929, 4th son of Lt Col Henry Gore Lindsay, of Glasnevin House, co. Dublin (by his wife Hon Ellen Sarah Robinson, 4th dau. of Charles Morgan [Robinson], 1st Baron Tredegar), 1st son of George Hayward Lindsay, of Glasnevin House, co. Dublin (by his wife Lady Mary Catherine Gore, sister of Philip Yorke [Gore], 4th Earl of Arran, and 1st dau. of Col Hon William John Gore), 1st son of Rt Rev Hon Charles Dalrymple Lindsay DD, Bishop of Kildare (by his second wife Catherine Eliza Coussmaker, dau. of Evert George Coussmaker, of Dane Court, co. Kent), 3rd son of James [Lindsay], 5th Earl of Balcarres, and had issue

mar. (2)

1896 Emily Jones (d. 1915), dau. of Mark Codrington Jones

died

6 Apr 1909

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Charles Ernest Alfred French Somerset [Butler], 7th Earl of Carrick, OBE

born

15 Nov 1873

mar.

10 Nov 1898 Ellen Rosamund Mary Lindsay (d. 15 Jun 1946), 1st dau. of Lt Col Henry Gore Lindsay, of Glasnevin House, co. Dublin (by his wife Hon Ellen Sarah Morgan-Robinson, 4th dau. of Charles [Morgan-Robinson], 1st Baron Tredegar), 1st son of George Hayward Lindsay, of Glasnevin House, co. Dublin (by his wife Mary Catherine Gore, sister of Philip Yorke [Gore], 4th Earl of Arran, and 1st dau. of Col Hon William John Gore), 1st son of Rt Rev Hon Charles Dalrymple Lindsay DD, Bishop of Kildare (by his second wife Catherine Eliza Coussmaker, dau. of Evert George Coussmaker, of Dane Court, co. Kent), 3rd son of James [Lindsay], 5th Earl of Balcarres

children

1. Hon Theobald Walter Somerset Henry Butler, later 8th Earl of Carrick

2. Hon (Horace) Somerset Edmond Butler CIE, Member Burmese House of Representatives 1938-41 (b. 23 May 1903 ; d. 26 Aug 1962), mar. 20 Jun 1928 Barbara Hood (d. 1977), only dau. of Malcolm Sutherland Jacomb Hood, of Campton Manor, Shefford, co. Bedford, and had issue

3. Maj Hon Guy Somerset Lionel Butler (b. 5 Nov 1905; d. 1983), mar. (1) 14 Jun 1939 (div. 1961) Mrs Patricia Ann Tennant, dau. of William Alexander Dunne, and (2) 1961 Mrs Janet Frances Parker (d. 1984), dau. of Gordon Preston, and had issue by his first wife

4. Hon Godfrey Claude Somerset Pierce Butler (b. 22 Nov 1907)

5. Maj Hon Pierce Alan Somerset David Butler TD (b. 12 Nov 1909; d. 11 Jan 1964), mar. (1) 9 Jun 1933 (div. 1957), Leri Llewelyn-Jones, 1st dau. of Dr Griffith Llewelyn-Jones, of Bryn Glas, Llangefni, Anglesey, and (2) 2 Jul 1957 Dorothea Bennett, yst. dau. of Thomas Warwick Bennett, of 40 Bishops Road, London E2, and had issue by his first wife

1. Lady Rosamond Kathleen Margaret Butler, vice-Chairman Hertfordshire County Council 1961-62 (b. 31 Aug 1899; d. 19...), mar. (1) 12 Feb 1919 (div. 1925) Lionel Gallway Robertson (d. 21 Jan 1926), son of Arthur Robertson, and (2) 9 Jun 1925 (div. 1947) Maj Bryan Mortem Gibbs MBE (d. 23 Jan 1965), son of Arthur Gibbs, of Kingswood, Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, and had issue by both husbands

2. Lady (Irene) June Beatrice Butler MBE OStJ (b. 11 Jun 1901; d. 19...), mar. (1) 31 Oct 1923 (div. 1934) John Sills Charlton, son of John Sills Charlton, of Grove House, Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, and (2) 27 Dec 1934 Col Anthony Gordon Hobson, 1st son of Edward Hobson, of Butterstocks, Shipley, co. Sussex, and had issue by hedr first husband

died

2 Nov 1931

created

8 Jul 1912 Baron Butler, of Mount Juliet in the County of Kilkenny

suc. by

son

 

Theobald Walter Somerset Henry [Butler], 8th Earl of Carrick

born

23 May 1903

mar. (1)

14 Aug 1930 (div. 1938) Marion Caher Edwards (former wife of Brook Edwards;  mar. (3) 20 Oct 1938 John Compton [Cavendish], 4th Baron Chesham;  d. 1973), dau. of Daniel Charles Donaghue, of Philadelphia, USA

only child by first wife

1. Hon Brian Stuart Theobald Somerset Caher Butler, later 9th Earl of Carrick

mar. (2)

18 Oct 1938 Margaret Drum (former wife of .... Drum;  d. 24 Jul 1954), dau. of Charles B Power, of Helena, Montana, USA

mar. (3)

21 Oct 1954 Ruth McEnery (d. 1992), dau. of Francis T M McEnery, of Chicago, Illinois, USA

died

31 Jul 1957

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Brian Stuart Theobald Somerset Caher [Butler], 9th Earl of Carrick

born

17 Aug 1931

mar. (1)

25 Aug 1951 (div. 1976) Mary Belinda Turville-Constable-Maxwell (d. 1993), 1st dau. of Maj David Constable-Maxwell later Turville-Constable-Maxwell, of Bosworth Hall, Rugby, co. Leicester, by his wife Mary Alethea Elizabeth Evelyn Turville-Petre, 2nd dau. of Lt Col Oswald Henry Philip  Petre later Turville-Petre, of Bosworth Hall, Rugby, co. Leicester

children by first wife:

1. Hon David James Theobald Somerset Butler, later 10th Earl of Carrick

1. Lady Juliana Mary Philomena Butler (b. 20 Dec 1960)

mar. (2)

1986 Gillian Irene, dau. of Leonard Grimes

died

5 Oct 1992

suc. by

son by first wife

 

David James Theobald Somerset [Butler], 10th Earl of Carrick

born

9 Jan 1953

mar.

1975 Philippa Janice Victoria Craxton, 2nd dau. of W/Cdr Leonard Victor Craxton RAF, of Milford on Sea, Lymington, co. Hampshire

children

1. Hon (Arion) Thomas Piers Hamilton Butler, styled Viscount Ikerrin (b. 1 Sep 1975)

2. Hon Piers Edmund Theobald Lismalyn Butler (b. 1979)

3. Hon Lindsay Simon Turville Somerset Butler (b. 1979)

 

 Last updated 30 Jun 2005

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Titles:

10th Earl of Carrick, in the County of Tipperary

(Ireland, let. pat. 10 Jun 1748)

17th Viscount Ikerrin, of Ikerrin in the County of Tipperary

(Ireland, let. pat. 12 May 1629)

4th Baron Butler, of Mount Juliet in the County of Kilkenny

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 8 Jul 1912)

 

Address:

Pant yr Eos, Moelfre, Llansilin, Oswestry, Salop SY10 7QR

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