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de Capell Brooke (UK Baronet, 1803 - 1968)
Creation: let.pat. 20 Jun 1803
Extinct: 6 Oct 1968
Family name: Supple later de Capell Brooke
Arms of Sir Edward Geoffrey de Capell Brooke, 6th and last Bt.
Hatchment - Great Oakley Parish Church
Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Or on a Fess Azure three Escallops of the field (Brooke); 2nd and 3rd, Or an Anchor Azure on a Chief of the second three Arming Buckles of the field (Supple)
A Demi Sea Horse Argent finned and maned Or
Spes Mea Deus
Sir Richard Brooke Supple later de Capell Brooke, 1st Bt.
only child of Richard Supple by his wife Mary Brooke, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Arthur Brooke (by his wife Mary Isham, only surv. child of Rev Zaccheus Isham DD, Prebendary of St Paul's), younger brother of Wheeler Brooke, of Great Oakley, co. Northampton
6 Jan 1758
18 Aug 1789 Mary Worge (b. 27 Mar 1769; d. 7 Oct 1846), only dau. and hrss. of Maj Gen Richard Worge, of Eastbourne, co. Sussex, by his wife Jane Bowman
1. Sir Arthur de Capell Brooke, 2nd Bt.
2. Sir William de Capell Brooke, 2nd Bt.
1. Mary Anne de Capell Brooke (d. 26 Apr 1852)
2. Sophia de Capell Brooke, mar. 7 Apr 1831 William Millhouse, of Sketchley Hall, Hinckley, co. Leicester, and Pelton House, co. Warwick
3. Louisa de Capell Brooke (d. 30 Apr 1885), mar. Rev Henry Berners Shelley Harris, Master of the Earl of Leicester's Hospital, Warwick, and had issue
4. Augusta de Capell Brooke, mar. 14 Oct 1835 John Booth, of Glendon Hall, co. Northampton (d. 1849), and had issue
27 Nov 1829
20 Jun 1803 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Great Oakley, Northamptonshire"
assumed the name of de Capell Brooke in lieu of that of Supple by Royal Licence in 1797 when he succeeded to the Great Oakley estate; Bencher, Inner Temple; Col, Northamptonshire Militia; FRS
Sir Arthur de Capell Brooke, 2nd Bt.
22 Oct 1791
18 Dec 1851 Elizabeth Zilpah Eyre (widow of J J Eyre, of Endcliffe, co. York; mar. (2) 4 Apr 1861 R F E Edweain)
s.p. 6 Dec 1858
FRS; travel writer
Sir William de Capell Brooke, 3rd Bt.
12 Jun 1801
23 Apr 1829 Hon Catherine Watson (b. c. 1802; d. 24 Nov 1884), 2nd dau. of Lewis Thomas [Watson], 2nd Baron Sondes, by his wife Mary Elizabeth Milles, only dau. and hrss. of Richard Milles, of North Elmham, co. Norfolk, and of Nackington, co. Kent
1. Sir Richard Lewis de Capell Brooke, 4th Bt.
2. William Henry Worge de Capell Brooke (b. 31 Mar 1833; d. 2 Mar 1894)
3. Capt Arthur Watson de Capell Brooke JP, of Loddington Hall, Kettering, co. Northampton (b. 7 May 1836; d. 5 Apr 1896), mar. 3 Aug 1865 Eleanor Frances Thornhill (b. 1844; d. 26 Oct 1909), 3rd dau. of Thomas Thornhill, of 49 Berkeley Square, co. Middlesex, and Riddlesworth Hall, co. Norfolk, by his second wife Honoria Forester, only dau. of Maj Francis Forester MP, of Somerby, co. Leicester, by his wife Lady Louisa Katherine Barbara Vane, 1st dau. of William Henry [Vane], 1st Duke of Cleveland, by his wife and cousin Lady Katherine Powlett, 2nd dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of Harry [Powlett], 6th Duke of Bolton, and had issue:
1a. Lieut Arthur Francis Forester de Capell Brooke (b. 18 Jan 1875; d. 18 Jun 1902)
1a. Catherine Honoria de Capell Brooke (b. 1867; d. 5 Aug 1943), mar. 31 Jul 1902 Hugh Arthur Paget (b. 29 May 1862; d. 7 Apr 1924), 2nd son of Rev Edward Heneage Paget, Vicar of Hoxne, co. Suffolk, by his wife Hon Emma Mary Eden, 3rd dau. of Robert John [Eden], 3rd Baron Auckland, Bishop of Bath and Wells, and had issue
2a. Edith Julia de Capell Brooke (b. 1867; d. 19 Feb 1923), mar. 21 Sep 1899 Capt Duncan Macpherson RN, of Westlake, West Coker, Yeovil, co. Devon (b. 29 May 1853; d. 3 Jun 1920), 1st son of Lt Col John Cameron Macpherson (by his wife Mary Popham White, 1st dau. Rev Richard Walton White, of Upcerne, co. Dorset, Rector of Wotton, Isle of Wight), 4th son by his second wife of Duncan Macpherson of Cluny Macpherson, 13th Chief of Clan Macpherson, and had issue
3a. Eleanor Grace de Capell Brooke (b. 1877; d. 11 May 1926), mar. 5 Aug 1897 Gerald Seymour Guinness JP DL, of Dorton House, Thame, co. Oxford (b. 1862; d. by suicide 5 Sep 1933), 2nd son of Richard Seymour Guinness, of 16 Rutland Gate, London, a partner in Guinness Mahon, bankers, by his wife and third cousin Elizabeth Jane Susanna Darley, 2nd dau. of Rev John Darley, Rector of Arboe, co. Tyrone, by his wife Susanna Guinness, sister of Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness, 1st Bt., and 2nd dau. of Arthur Guinness JP DL, of Beaumont, co. Dublin, by his wife Anne Lee, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Benjamin Lee, of Merries, co. Dublin, and had issue:
1b. Capt Gerald Richard de Capell Guinness, of Astrop Park, Banbury, co. Oxford, Barrister-at-law (b. 15 May 1899; d. 29 Jun 1975), mar. 23 Apr 1932 Desirée Ann Eda Welby (b. 17 May 1904), 3rd dau. of Lt Col Sir Alfred Cholmeley Earle Welby KBE MP JP (by his wife Alice Desirée Copland-Griffiths, 2nd dau. of Arthur Edward Copland-Griffiths), 7th son of Sir Glynne Earle Welby later Welby-Gregory, 3rd Bt MP, of Denton Manor, co. Lincoln, by his wife Frances Cholmeley, yst. dau. of Sir Montague Cholmeley, 1st Bt. MP, of Easton Hall, co. Lincoln, and had issue:
1c. Hugh Welby Guinness de Capell Guinness later de Capell Brooke (deed poll 28 Nov 1975 on succeeding to the estate of his first cousin twice removed, Arthur Richard [de Capell Brooke], 1st Baron Brooke of Oakley), of Great Oakley Hall, co. Northampton (b. 2 Oct 1937; d. 30 Jul 2014). mar. 17 Sep 1966 Bianca Carla della Pura Onorati, 2nd dau. of Col Renzo della Pura Onorati, of Florence, Italy, and has issue:
1d. Alexander Edward de Capell Brooke (b. 27 May 1968), mar. 8 Jun 2002 Annabel L Taylor
1d. Carolina Isabella de Capell Brooke (b. 22 Aug 1970)
2c. David Gerald Charles Guinness, of 18 Savernake Road, London NW2 (b. 3 Aug 1939)
1c. Jessica Sybil Guinness (b. 6 May 1933)
2b. Anthony Wentworth Guinness, of Stoke House, Stoke Albany, Market Harborough, co. Leicester (b. 4 Aug 1907; d. 9 Apr 1960), mar. (1) Oct 1929 (div. 1938) Juliette Frances Josephine D'Aven Williams (mar. (2) Jul 1939 David Rofley, only son of J W Rofley, of Leinster Gardens, London W2), 4th dau. of Godfrey Herbert Joseph Williams JP, of St Donat's Castle and Aberpergwm, co. Glamorgan, by his first wife Hon Miriam Isabel Thellusson, 2nd dau. of Frederick William Brook [Thellusson], 5th Baron Rendlesham, and (2) 1938 Diana Barbara Boone, 2nd dau. of Maj Charles A Boone, of Toronto, Canada, and had issue by both wives
1b. Hermione Grace Guinness (b. 25 May 1898; d. 14 Sep 1970), mar. (1) 26 Jun 1918 Lt Col Herbert Francis George Carter MC (d. 26 Feb 1919), son of Gen Francis Carter, and (2) 8 May 1923 as his first wife Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Cotesworth Slessor GCB DSO MC DL, of Carlton House, Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick, London W4 (d. 1979), son of Maj Arthur Kerr Slessor, and had issue by both husbands
2b. Georgina Elizabeth Guinness (b. 1903; d. 26 Jul 1940), mar. 1933 Arthur Rawlins (d. 3 Oct 1950), and had issue
4. George de Capell Brooke (b. 1838; dvp. 1839)
5. Charles Edward de Capell Brooke (b. 5 Dec 1844; d. 24 Jun 1907)
1. Caroline de Capell Brooke (dvp. an infant 1840)
4 Mar 1886
Sir Richard Lewis de Capell Brooke, 4th Bt.
7 Apr 1831
10 Oct 1867 his first cousin once removed Mary Grace Trollope (d. 10 Jul 1924), 1st dau. of Rt Rev Edward Trollope DD, Suffragan Bishop of Nottingham (by his first wife Grace Palmer, 1st dau. of Sir John Henry Palmer, 7th Bt., of Carlton, co. Northampton, by his wife Hon Mary Grace Watson, 1st dau. of Lewis Thomas [Watson], 2nd Baron Sondes), 6th son of Sir John Trollope, 6th Bt., of Casewick, co. Lincoln, by his wife Anne Thorold, dau. of Henry Thorold, of Cuxwold, co. Lincoln
3 Feb 1892
1. Sir Arthur Richard de Capell Brooke, 5th Bt., later 1st Baron Brooke of Oakley
2. Sir Edward Geoffrey de Capell Brooke, 6th Bt.
1. Mary Charlotte de Capell Brooke
2. Katharine Grace de Capell Brooke (d. 9 Jul 1902)
3. Caroline Sophia de Capell Brooke (d. 27 May 1925)
Sir Arthur Richard de Capell Brooke, 5th Bt., later 1st Baron Brooke of Oakley
4 Jul 1939 Baron Brooke of Oakley, of Oakley in the County of Northampton
The Baronetcy was held by the 1st Baron Brooke of Oakley from 4 Jul 1939 until his death on 17 Nov 1944, when the Barony became extinct and the Baronetcy passed to his brother,
Sir Edward Geoffrey de Capell Brooke, 6th Bt.
31 Jan 1880
6 Oct 1968
Private Secretary to the Chief of the Imperial Staff 1914-19
On his death the Baronetcy became extinct.
First written 26 Oct 2014
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