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Clonmell, Earl of (I, 1793 - 1935)

 

Creation: let.pat. 6 Dec 1793

 

Extinct: 16 Jan 1935

 

Family name: Scott

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Arms:

Or on a Bend Azure an Estoile between two Crescents Argent

Crest:

A Buck trippant proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  A Female Figure representing Justice holding in her right hand a Sword and with the left a Balance all proper;  Sinister:  A Female Figure representing Mercy her exterior hand resting on a Sword point downwards all proper

Motto:

 Fear to transgress

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John [Scott], 1st Baron Earlsfort later 1st Viscount Clonmell later 1st Earl of Clonmell, PC

son of Thomas Scott, of Mohubber, co. Tipperary, by his wife Rachel Prim, dau. of Mark Prim, of Johnswell, co. Kilkenny

born

8 Jun 1739

mar. (1)

1768 Catherine Anna Maria Roe (widow of Philip Roe; dsps. 19 Mar 1771), sister of Francis [Mathew], 1st Earl of Landaff, and dau. of Thomas Mathew, of Thomastown and Thurles Castle, co. Tipperary, and of Llandaff, co. Glamorgan, by his wife Mary Mathew, dau. of Richard Mathew, of Dublin

mar. (2)

23 Jun 1779 Margaret Lawless (b. c. 1763; d. 5 Nov 1829), dau. and eventual hrss. of Patrick Lawless, of Dublin, by his wife Mary Lawless, sister of Nicholas [Lawless], 1st Baron Cloncurry, and dau. of Robert Lawless, of Dublin

children by second wife

1. Hon Thomas Scott, later 2nd Earl of Clonmell

1. Lady Charlotte Scott (b. 11 May 1787; dsp. 26 Apr 1846), mar. 14 Mar 1814 as his first wife John Reginald [Lygon later Pyndar], 3rd Earl Beauchamp

died

23 May 1798

created

20 May 1784 Baron Earlsfort, of Lisson Earl in the County of Tipperary

18 Aug 1789 Viscount Clonmell

6 Dec 1793 Earl of Clonmell

suc. by

son by second wife

note

barrister 1765; Member of Parliament for Mullingar 1769-83 and for Portarlington 1783-84; King's Counsel [I] 1770; Counsel to the Irish Board of Revenue 1772; Solicitor-General of Ireland 1774-77; Attorney-General of Ireland 1777-84; Privy Councillor [I] 1777; Clerk of the Pleas of the Irish Court of Exchequer for life 1783; Prime Serjeant at Law 1783; Chief Justice of the Irish Court of King's Bench 1784-98; a Commissioner of the Great Seal 1789

 

Thomas [Scott], 2nd Earl of Clonmell

born

15 Aug 1783

mar.

9 Feb 1805 Lady Henrietta Louisa Greville (b. 1785; d. 8 Nov 1858), 2nd dau. of George [Greville], 2nd Earl of Warwick, by his second wife Henrietta Vernon, dau. of Richard Vernon, of Hilton, co. Stafford, by his wife Lady Evelyn Leveson-Gower, 5th dau. by his first wife of John [Leveson-Gower], 1st Earl Gower

children

1. Hon John Henry Scott, later 3rd Earl of Clonmell

2. Col Hon Charles Grantham Scott (b. 1 May 1818; d. 5 Jan 1885), mar. 9 Mar 1843 Frances Maria Grey (d. 10 Mar 1902), dau. of Ralph William Grey, of Backworth, co. Northumberland, and had issue:

1a. Beauchamp Henry Scott, later 6th Earl of Clonmell

2a. Hon Louis Grey Scott, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1897 (b. 23 Apr 1850; dspm. 23 Apr 1900), mar. 21 Feb 1885 Inna Georgiana Milles (d. 16 Apr 1913), only dau. of Lt Col Hon Lewis Richard Watson Milles (by his wife Elizabeth Georgiana Turle, only dau. of Robert Turle, of Armagh), brother of George Watson [Milles], 1st Earl Sondes, and 2nd son of George John [Watson later Milles], 4th Baron Sondes, by his wife Eleanor Knatchbull, 5th dau. by his third wife of Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt., and had issue:

1b. Inna Vere Evelyn Scott (d. 28 Jul 1971), mar. 27 Feb 1908 Lt Col Stuart Hay-Newton later Hay DSO (b. 28 Mar 1876; d. 10 May 1960), 2nd son of Capt William Drummond Ogilvy Hay-Newton of Newton DL by his wife Adeline Charlotte Gordon, 1st dau. of Lt Col Robert Gordon, and had issue

3a. Hon Dudley Alexander Charles Scott, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1897, later 8th Earl of Clonmell

1a. Lady Evelyn Mary Scott, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1897 (d. 14 Mar 1924)

2a. Lady Jessie Louisa Scott, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1897

3a. Lady Annie Henrietta Scott, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1897 (dsp. 13 Apr 1936), mar. 30 Oct 1880 Frederick William Fane (b. 26 Jul 1857; dsp. 12 Mar 1933), 1st son of Col John William Fane DL MP, of Wormsley, co. Oxford, by his fourth wife Victoria Temple, yst. dau. of William Temple

1. Lady Harriet Margaret Scott (b. 2 Dec 1805; d. 27 May 1891), mar. 20 Jun 1827 Edward Mostyn [Lloyd later Lloyd-Mostyn], 2nd Baron Mostyn, and had issue

2. Lady Louisa Augusta Scott (d. 29 Oct 1873), mar. 3 Dec 1828 John Slater Harrison, of Shelswell Park, co. Oxford

3. Lady Charlotte Rachel Scott (d. 23 Apr 1891), mar. Apr 1830 Henry Arbuthnot (d. 1875), 2nd son of Rt Hon Charles Arbuthnot, and had issue

4. Lady Caroline Sophia Scott (d. 24 Jun 1855)

5. Lady Sophia Louisa Scott (b. c. 1815; d. 11 Jul 1895)

6. Lady Frances Mary Scott (d. 27 Jun 1896)

7. Lady Augusta Anne Scott (b. c.1820; d. 28 May 1886)

died

18 Jan 1838

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Romney 1807-12

 

John Henry [Scott], 3rd Earl of Clonmell

born

4 Jan 1817

mar.

27 Apr 1838 Hon Anne Burgh (b. 18 Dec 1818; d. 22 Nov 1872), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Ulysses [Burgh later de Burgh], 2nd Baron Downes, by his first wife Maria Bagenal, only dau. and hrss. of Walter Bagenal, of Dunleckney, co. Carlow

children

1. Hon John Henry Reginald Scott, later 4th Earl of Clonmell

2. Hon Thomas Charles Scott, later 5th Earl of Clonmell

3. Hon Frances Ulysses Scott (b. 24 Apr 1850; dvp. 5 Aug 1861)

1. Lady Maria Henrietta Scott (d. 27 Jul 1912), mar. 5 Jul 1864 Capt Hon George FitzClarence RN (b. 15 Apr 1836; d. 24 Mar 1894), 3rd son of George Augustus Frederick [FitzClarence], 1st Earl of Munster, by his wife Mary Wyndham, sister of George [Wyndham], 1st Baron Leconfield, and 2nd illegitimate dau. of George O'Brien [Wyndham], 3rd Earl of Egremont, and had issue

2. Lady Annette Louisa Scott (d. 14 Sep 1920), mar. 9 Feb 1870 Percy Robert O'Connor La Touche, of Harristown, co. Kildare (d. 13 Mar 1921)

3. Lady Rachel Scott (d. 1 Jan 1911), mar. 3 May 1866 Llewellyn Traherne Bassett Saunderson, of Dromkeen House, co. Cavan (d. 30 Mar 1913), and had issue

4. Lady Edith Caroline Sophia Scott (b. 27 Sep 1852; d. 1 Aug 1929), mar. 23 Jul 1874 Henry Power Charles Stanley [Monck], 5th Viscount Monck, and had issue

died

7 Feb 1866

suc. by

son

note

 

John Henry Reginald [Scott], 4th Earl of Clonmell

born

2 Mar 1839

died

22 Jun 1891

suc. by

brother

note

Sub Lieut, 1st Life Guards 1857-67; a Representative Peer (Conservative) for Ireland 1874-91

 

Thomas Charles [Scott], 5th Earl of Clonmell

born

18 Aug 1840

mar.

20 Feb 1875 Agnes Arabella Day (d. 10 Feb 1884), dau. of Robert Godfrey Day (brother of Rt Rev Maurice F Day DD, Bishop of Cashel and Waterford), by his wife Anne Thompson, dau. of Thomas Thompson

died

s.p. 18 Jun 1896

suc. by

cousin

note

Capt, Rifle Brigade, Ashanti War 1874, retiring as Major 1881; in his will he left all the family estates to strangers in blood

 

Beauchamp Henry John [Scott], 6th Earl of Clonmell

born

28 Dec 1847

mar.

31 Mar 1875 Lucy Maria Willson (d. 7 Jul 1909), 3rd dau. of Anthony Peacock later Willson MP, of Rauceby Hall, co. Lincoln, by his wife Mary Eliza Caroline Fane, 2nd dau. of Rev Edward Fane, Rector of Fulbeck, co. Lincoln

only child

1. Hon Rupert Charles Scott, later 7th Earl of Clermont

died

1 Feb 1898

suc. by

son

note

 

Rupert Charles [Scott], 7th Earl of Clonmell

born

10 Nov 1877

mar.

8 Aug 1901 Rachel Estelle Berridge, an actress, 1st dau. of Samuel Berridge, of Toft Hill, Rugby, a tenant farmer

children

1. Lady Moira Estelle Norah Frances Scott (b. 6 Aug 1902; d. 26 Mar 1964), mar. 30 Nov 1920 Lt Col Henry Christian Seymour Combe DSO DL, of Strathconon, co. Ross (b. 28 Feb 1890; d. 12 Mar 1952), 1st son of Capt Christian Combe, of Strathconon, co. Ross, by his wife Lady Jane Seymour Conyngham, 3rd dau. of George Henry [Conyngham], 3rd Marquess Conyngham, and had issue

2. Lady Sheila Mary Scott (b. 26 Oct 1906), mar. 17 Mar 1926 Maj Mansel Halket Jackson DSO MC, son of Lt Col H F Jackson, of Kilworth, Rugby, and had issue

died

s.p.m. 18 Nov 1928

suc. by

uncle

note

 

Dudley Alexander Charles [Scott], 8th Earl of Clonmell

born

26 May 1853

mar.

7 Aug 1908 Rose Clare Cutting, dau. of George Cutting, of New York, USA

died

s.p. 16 Jan 1935

note

 

On the death of the 8th Earl of Clonmell the Earldom of Clonmell became extinct.

 

 Last updated 24 Sep 2006

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