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Cholmondeley, Earl of (E,1706)

 

Creation: let. pat. 29 Dec 1706

 

Family name: Cholmondeley

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Arms:

See Marquess of Cholmondeley

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Hugh [Cholmondeley], 2nd Viscount Cholmondeley later 1st Earl of Cholmondeley, PC

1st son of Robert [Cholmondeley], 1st Viscount Cholmondeley, by his wife Elizabeth Cradock, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of George Cradock, of Caverswell Castle, co. Stafford

born

c.1662

died

18 Jan 1724

created

10 Apr 1689 Baron Cholmondeley, of Namptwich in the County of Chester, with remainder failing his issue male to his brother George Cholmondeley

29 Dec 1706 Viscount Malpas and Earl of Cholmondeley, with a similar remainder

suc. by

brother

note

Lord Lieutenant of North Wales, 1702-13 and 1714-25, and of Cheshire 1704-13 and 1714-25;  Privy Councillor 1705:  Comptroller of the Household 1708;  Treasurer to the Household 1708-13 and 1714-25

 

George [Cholmondeley], 1st Baron Newborough later 2nd Earl of Cholmondeley

born

c.1666

mar.

c.1702 Anne Elizabeth Van Ruytenburgh (d. 16 Jan 1721), dau. of Baron Ruytenburgh, by his wife Anne Elizabeth de Nassau, sister of Henry [D'Auverquerque], 1st Earl of Grantham, and dau. of Louis de Nassau, Seigneur of Auverquerque

children

1. James Cholmondeley (d. young)

2. Hon George Cholmondeley, later 3rd Earl of Cholmondeley

3. Gen Hon James Cholmondeley (b. 18 Apr 1708; dspl. 13 Oct 1775), mar. (div. 1736) Lady Penelope Barry, only child of James [Barry], 4th Earl of Barrymore, by his second wife Lady Elizabeth Savage, only surv. child and hrss. of Richard [Savage], 4th Earl Rivers

1. Lady ..... Cholmondeley

2. Lady ..... Cholmondeley

3. Lady ..... Cholmondeley

died

7 May 1733

created

12 Apr 1715 Baron Newborough, of Newborough in the County of Wexford (Peerage of Ireland)

10 Jul 1716 Baron Newburgh, of Newburgh in the Isle of Anglesey (Peerage of Great Britain)

suc. by

son

note

Capt of the Queen Consort's Regiment of Horse 1686;  Lt Colonel, 1st Troop of Horse Guards 1689;  Groom of the Bedchamber 1691;  Member of Parliament for Newton 1690-95;  Maj General and Governor of the Forts of Tilbury and Gravesend 1702;  Lt General 1704;  Col of the 3rd Troop of Horse Guards 1715;  Lord Lieutenant and Vice Admiral of Cheshire and Lord Lieutenant of North Wales 1725-33;  General of the Horse 1727;  Governor of Guernsey 1732

 

George [Cholmondeley], 3rd Earl of Cholmondeley, KB PC

born

2 Jun 1702/3

mar.

14 Sep 1723 Lady Mary Walpole (d. Dec 1731), only surv. dau. and hrss. in her issue of Robert [Walpole], 1st Earl of Orford, by his first wife Catherine Shorter, 1st dau. of John Shorter, of Bybrook, co. Kent

children

1. Lt Col Hon George Cholmondeley MP, styled Viscount Malpas, Member of Parliament for Bramber 1754-61, and for Corfe Castle 1761-64 (b. 17 Oct 1724; dvp. 15 Mar 1764), mar. 19 Jan 1746/7 Hester Edwardes (d. 3 Sep 1794), dau. and hrss. of Sir Frances Edwardes, 4th Bt., of Shrewsbury, and had issue:

1a. George James Cholmondeley, later 4th Earl of Cholmondeley later 1st Marquess of Cholmondeley

1a. Lady Hester Cholmondeley, mar. 6 Sep 1773 William Clapcott Lisle, of Upway, co. Dorset, and had issue

2. Rev Hon Robert Cholmondeley, Rector of St Andrews, Hertford (b. 1 Nov 1727; d. 5 Jun 1804), mar. 30 Nov 1746 Mary Woffington (d. 4 Apr 1811), dau. of Arthur Woffington, and had issue

3. Hon Frederick Cholmondeley (d. 17 Apr 1734)

died

10 Jun 1770

suc. by

grandson

note

Member of Parliament for East Looe 1724-27, and for Windsor 1727-33;  Governor of Chester 1725;  Knight of the Bath 1725;  Master of the Robes 1727;  Commissioner of the Admiralty 1727-29;  Master of the Horse to the Prince of Wales 1728-35;  Lord Lieutenant and Vice Admiral of Cheshire and Lord Lieutenant of North Wales 1733-70;  Chamberlain of Chester 1736;  a Commissioner of the Treasury 1735-36;  Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1736-43;  Privy Councillor 1736;  Lord Lieutenant of Montgomeryshire 1737-61;  Lord Privy Seal 1743-44;  Joint Vice Treasurer of Ireland 1744;  Col in the Army 1745;  Maj General 1755;  Lt General 1759;  Lord of the Bedchamber 1753

 

George James [Cholmondeley], 4th Earl of Cholmondeley later 1st Marquess of Cholmondeley, KG GCH PC

created

22 Nov 1815 Earl of Rocksavage and Marquess of Cholmondeley

 

The Earldom of Cholmondeley has been held by the Marquesses of Cholmondeley since 22 Nov 1815

 

Last updated 4 Feb 2007

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