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Cholmondeley, Marquess of (UK, 1815)

 

Creation: let. pat. 22 Nov 1815

 

Family name: Cholmondeley

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Arms:

Gules in chief two Helmets in profile Argent and in base a Garb Or

Crest:

A demi-Griffin segreant Sable beaked winged and membered Or holding between the claws a Helmet as in the Arms

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Griffin Sable beaked winged membered Or and langued Gules;  Sinister:  a Wolf Or gorged with a Collar Vair armed and langued Gules

Motto:

Cassis Tutissima Virtus (Virtue is the safest helmet)

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

son of Hon George Cholmondeley, styled Viscount Malpas, by his wife Hester Edwardes, dau. and hrss. of Sir Francis Edwardes, 4th Bt., of Shrewsbury

born

11 May 1749

mar.

25 Apr 1791 Lady Georgiana Charlotte Bertie, Joint Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England (b. 7 Aug 1764; d. 23 Jun 1838), 2nd dau. of Peregrine [Bertie], 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, by his second wife Mary Panton, dau. of Thomas Panton

children

1. Lord George Horatio Cholmondeley, later 4th Baron Newburgh later 2nd Marquess of Cholmondeley

2. Lord William Henry Hugh Cholmondeley, later 3rd Marquess of Cholmondeley

1. Lady Charlotte Georgiana Cholmondeley (d. 24 Jun 1828), mar. 18 May 1818 Lt Col Hugh Henry Seymour (b. 25 Sep 1790; d. 2 Dec 1921), 2nd son of Adm Lord Hugh Seymour RN (by his wife Lady Anne Horatio Waldegrave, 3rd dau. by his second wife of James [Waldegrave], 2nd Earl Waldegrave), 5th son of Francis [Seymour-Conway], 1st Marquess of Hertford, and had issue

died

10 Apr 1827

created

22 Nov 1815 Earl of Rocksavage and Marquess of Cholmondeley

suc. by

son

note

suc. his grandfather 10 Jun 1770 as 4th Earl of Cholmondeley; Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire 1770-83; Chamberlain of Cheshire 1770-1827; Envoy to Berlin 1782; Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard 1783; Privy Councillor 1783; Chamberlain to the Prince of Wales 1721-1800; Lord Steward of the Household 1812-21; GCH 1819' Knight of the Garter 1822

 

George Horatio [Cholmondeley], 4th Baron Newburgh later 2nd Marquess of Cholmondeley, PC

born

16 Jan 1792

mar. (1)

Oct 1812 Caroline Campbell (b. 8 Jan 1795; dsp. 12 Oct 1815), 2nd dau. of Lt Gen Sir Colin Campbell

mar. (2)

11 May 1830 Lady Susan Caroline Somerset (b. 10 Apr 1804; dsp. 4 Feb 1886), 4th 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

died

s.p. 8 May 1870

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Castle Rising 1817-21; sum. to Parliament v.p. in his father's Barony of Newburgh 5 Jan 1822; Privy Councillor 1830; suc. his mother 23 Jun 1838 as Joint Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England; Constable of Castle Rising 1858-70

 

William Henry Hugh [Cholmondeley], 3rd Marquess of Cholmondeley

born

31 Aug 1800

mar.

28 Feb 1825 his cousin Marcia Emma Georgiana Arbuthnot (b. 10 Oct 1804; d. 3 Nov 1878), dau. of Rt Hon Charles Arbuthnot, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, by his wife Mercia Mary Anne Lisle, dau. of William Clapcott Lisle, of Upway, co. Dorset, by his wife Lady Hester Cholmondeley, only dau. of Hon George Cholmondeley, styled Viscount Malpas

children

1. Charles George Cholmondeley (b. 9 Jul 1829; dvp. 7 Dec 1869 before his father suc. to the Marquessate), mar. 31 Oct 1854 Susan Caroline Dashwood (d. 1891), 3rd dau. of Sir George Dashwood, 4th Bt. MP, of Kirtlington Park, co. Oxford, by his wife Marianne Sarah Rowley, dau. of Sir William Rowley, 2nd Bt., of Tendring, co. Suffolk, and had issue:

1a. George Henry Hugh Cholmondeley, later 4th Marquess of Cholmondeley

1a. Lady Marcia Charlotte Maria Cholmondeley, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Marquess by Royal Licence 1885 (d. 14 May 1939), mar. 21 May 1891 Percy John de Paravicini CVO, of Riverside, Datchet (d. 11 Oct 1921), son of Baron James Prior de Paravicini, and had issue

2a. Lady Mabel Frances Georgiana Cholmondeley, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Marquess by Royal Licence 1885 (d. 24 May 1944)

3a. Lady Eva Harriet Cholmondeley MBE, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Marquess by Royal Licence 1885 (d. 12 Nov 1954), mar. 27 Nov 1913 Harry Farquhar de Paravicini (d. 28 Oct 1942), son of Baron James Prior de Paravicini, and had issue

2. Lord Henry Vere Cholmondeley (b. 4 Oct 1834; d. 25 Feb 1882), mar. 17 Jul 1860 Frances Isabella Catherine Spencer (d. 13 Feb 1900), 2nd dau. of Lt Col Hon George Augustus Spencer (by his wife Charlotte Munro, only dau. of Maj Gen John Munro, of Teaninich, Alness, co. Ross), 2nd son of Francis Almeric [Spencer], 1st Baron Churchill, and had issue

1. Lady Charlotte Georgiana Cholmondeley (d. 17 Aug 1912), mar. 27 Apr 1852 Rev Edward Gladwin Arnold, Rector of Great Massingham, co. Norfolk (d. 12 Jun 1887), and had issue

2. Lady Marcia Susan Harriet Cholmondeley (d. 10 Jun 1927)

died

16 Dec 1884

suc. by

grandson

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Castle Rising 1822-32 and for South Hampshire 1852-57

 

George Henry Hugh [Cholmondeley], 4th Marquess of Cholmondeley, PC

born

3 Jul 1858

mar.

16 Jul 1879 Winifred Ida Kingscote OBE (b. 24 Apr 1862; d. 25 Oct 1938), dau. of Col Sir Robert Nigel Fitzhardinge Kingscote GCVO KCB, of Kingscote, co. Gloucester, by his wife Lady Emily Marie Curzon-Howe, 3rd dau. by his first wife of Richard William Penn [Curzon-Howe], 1st Earl Howe

children

1. Lord George Horatio Charles Cholmondeley, later 5th Marquess of Cholmondeley

2. Lt Col Lord George Hugo Cholmondeley OBE MC (b. 17 Oct 1887; d. 26 Aug 1958), mar. (1) 7 Mar 1911 (div. 1921) Clare Elizabeth Stirling (former wife of Maj John Alexander Stirling DSO MC; d. 27 Jun 1925), dau. of Charles Henry Taylor, of Washington, USA, (2) 7 Dec 1921 (div. 1948) Ina Marjorie Gwendoline Lowther OBE (former wife of Maj Hon Christopher Lowther, 1st son and heir ap. of James William [Lowther], 1st Viscount Ullswater; d. 9 Jul 1969), 5th dau. of Canon Raymond Percy Pelly, and (3) 21 Dec 1948 Marjorie Nell (Diana) Charlesworth (widow of Capt Albany Kennett Charlesworth MC, of Grimston Lodge, Richmond, co. York; d. 10 Feb 1965), 3rd dau. of Hon Rupert Evelyn Beckett, yr. brother of Ernest William [Beckett-Denison later Beckett], 2nd Baron Grimthorpe, and had issue by his first wife

1. Lady Lettice Joan Cholmondeley (b. 23 May 1882; d. 2 Nov 1946), mar. (1) 20 Apr 1911 (div. 1923) Maj Cecil Pryce Harrison DSO, 2nd son of Lt Col Robert John Harrison, of Caerhowel, co. Montgomery, and (2) 24 Mar 1923 Cecil William Shepard (d. 29 May 1963), son of William Peter Shepard, of Wimbledon, London, and had issue by her first husband

died

16 Mar 1923

suc. by

son

note

Joint Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England (acted for the reign of King Edward VII); Privy Councillor 1901

 

George Horatio Charles [Cholmondeley], 5th Marquess of Cholmondeley, GCVO

born

9 May 1883

mar.

6 Aug 1913 Sybil Rachel Betty Cecile Sassoon CBE (d. 1989), only dau. of Sir Edward Sassoon, 2nd Bt., of Kensington Gore, London, by his wife Baroness Aline Caroline de Rothschild, dau. of Baron Gustave de Rothschild

children

1. Lord George Hugh Cholmondeley, later 6th Marquess of Cholmondeley

2. Lord John George Cholmondeley (b. 15 Nov 1920; d. 1986), mar. 6 Jun 1957 Maria-Cristina Solari, only dau. of Giorgio Solari, of Genoa, Italy, and had issue

1. Lady Aline Caroline Cholmondeley (b. 5 Oct 1916)

died

16 Sep 1968

suc. by

son

note

ADC to Viceroy of India; Joint Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England (acted for reign of King Edward VIII and Queen Elizabeth II 1952-68); GCVO 1953

 

George Hugh [Cholmondeley], 6th Marquess of Cholmondeley, GCVO MC

born

24 Apr 1919

mar.

14 Jun 1947 Lavinia Margaret Leslie (b. c. 1921; d. 7 Nov 2015), only dau. of Lt Col John Leslie DSO MC, of Appletree Cottage, Brancaster, co. Norfolk, by his wife Margaret Nanette Helen Gilliat

children

1. Lord David George Philip Cholmondeley, later 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley

1. Lady Rose Aline Cholmondeley (b. 20 Mar 1948)

2. Lady Margaret Lavinia Cholmondeley (b. 27 Jan 1950), mar. 18 Nov 1978 (div.) Walter Anthony Huston, only son of John Huston, the film director, of Las Caletas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and has issue

3. Lady Caroline Mary Cholmondeley (b. 10 Apr 1952), mar. 7 Jun 1982 Rodolphe d'Erlanger (d. Dec 2000), son of Leo d'Erlanger, and has issue

died

13 Mar 1990

suc. by

son

note

MC 1943; Joint Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England (acted for reign of Queen Elizabeth II 1968-1990); GCVO 1977

 

David George Philip [Cholmondeley], 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley, KCVO

born

27 Jun 1960

mar.

Rose Sarah Hanbury (b. 1984), 2nd dau. of Timothy James Hambury, of Wembury, co. Devon, by his wife Emma Longman, 3rd dau. of Mark Frederick Kerr Longman, publisher (5th son of Henry Kerr Longman, of Wildwood, Pyrford, co. Surrey) by his wife Lady Elizabeth Mary Lambart, 1st dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of Frederick Rudolph [Lambart], 10th Earl of Cavan

children

1. Lord ..... Cholmondeley, styled Earl of Rocksavage (b. 12 Oct 2009)

2. Lord ..... Cholmondeley (b. 12 Oct 2009)

1. Lady Iris Marina Aline Cholmondeley (b. ... Mar 2016)

note

Joint Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England (acting for reign of Queen Elizabeth II since 1990); KCVO 2007

 

 Last updated 31 May 2016

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Titles:

7th Marquess of Cholmondeley

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Nov 1815)

10th Earl of Cholmondeley

(England, let. pat. 29 Dec 1706)

7th Earl of Rocksavage

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Nov 1815)

11th Viscount Cholmondeley, of Kells

(Ireland, let. pat. 29 Mar 1661)

10th Viscount Malpas

(England, let. pat. 29 Dec 1706)

10th Baron Cholmondeley, of Namptwich in the County of Chester

(England, let. pat. 10 Apr 1689)

9th Baron Newborough, of Newborough in the County of Wexford

(Ireland, let. pat. 12 Apr 1715)

9th Baron Newburgh, in the Isle of Anglesey

(Great Britain, let. pat. 10 Jul 1716)

 

Addresses:

10 St James's Place, London SW1A 1PE

Tel:  0171-408 0418

Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas, Cheshire SY14 8AH

Houghton Hall, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE31 6UA

Tel: 01829 720202

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