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Delamere, Baron (UK, 1821)

 

Creation: let. pat. 17 Jul 1821

 

Family name: Cholmondeley

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Arms:

Gules two Esquire's Helmets in chief proper in base a Garb Or

Crest:

A Demi Griffin segreant Sable beaked and membered ducally gorged and Wings elevated Or holding between the claws a Helmet as in the Arms

Supporters:

On either side a Griffin Sable beaked membered and Wings elevated ducally gorged and chained Or

Motto:

Cassis Tutissima Virtue (Virtue is the safest helmet)

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Thomas [Cholmondeley], 1st Baron Delamere

1st son of Thomas Cholmondeley MP, of Vale Royal, co. Chester, by his wife Dorothy Cowper, dau. and cohrss. of Edmund Cowper. of Overleigh, co. Chester

born

9 Aug 1767

mar.

17 Dec 1810 Henrietta Elizabeth Williams-Wynn (d. 18 Aug 1852), 3rd dau. of Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 4th Bt. MP, by his second wife Charlotte Grenville, 1st dau. of  Rt Hon George Grenville MP, First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1763-65 (by his wife Elizabeth Wyndham, 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Bt., of Orchard Wyndham, by his 1st wife Lady Catherine Seymour, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset), 2nd son of Richard Grenville MP, of Wooton, by his wife Hester Temple, suo jure Countess Temple

died

30 Oct 1855

created

17 Jul 1821 Baron Delamere, of Vale Royal in the County of Chester

suc. by

son

 

Hugh [Cholmondeley], 2nd Baron Delamere

born

3 Oct 1811

mar. (1)

23 Mar 1848 Lady Sarah Hay (d. 17 Feb 1859), 2nd dau. of Thomas Robert [Hay], 11th Earl of Kinnoul, by his wife Louisa Burton Rowley, 2nd dau. of Adm Sir Charles Rowley, 1st Bt. GCB, of Hill House

mar. (2)

27 Dec 1860 Augusta Emily Seymour (d. 25 Feb 1911), 1st dau. of Rt Hon Sir George Hamilton Seymour GCB GCH (by his wife Hon Gertrude Trevor, 3rd dau. of Henry Otway [Brand later Trevor], 21st Baron Dacre), 1st son of Lord George Seymour (by his wife Isabella Hamilton, dau. of Rev Hon George Hamilton, 3rd son of James [Hamilton], 7th Earl of Abercorn), 7th son of Francis [Seymour], 1st Marquess of Hertford

died

1 Aug 1887

suc. by

son by second wife

 

Hugh [Cholmondeley], 3rd Baron Delamere, KCMG

born

28 Apr 1870

mar. (1)

11 Jul 1899 Lady Florence Ame Cole (d. 17 May 1914), 4th dau. of Lowry Egerton [Cole], 4th Earl of Enniskillen, by his wife Charlotte Marion Baird, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Douglas Baird, of Closeburn, co. Dumfries

mar. (2)

28 May 1928 Gwladys Helen Markham (former wife of Sir Charles Markham, 2nd Bt.;  d. 22 Feb 1943), 1st dau. of Hon Rupert Evelyn Beckett, of Stone House, Moor Allerton, co. York (yr. brother of Ernest William [Beckett], 2nd Baron Grimthorpe;  granted the style, precedence and rank of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 17 Jul 1905), by his wife Muriel Helen Florence Paget CBE, dau. of Maj Lord Berkeley Charles Sidney Paget (by his wife Florence Chetwynd, only dau. of William Henry Chetwynd, of Longdon Hall, co. Stafford), 3rd son by his second wife of Henry [Paget], 2nd Marquess of Anglesey

died

13 Nov 1931

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Thomas Pitt Hamilton [Cholmondeley], 4th Baron Delamere

born

19 Aug 1900

mar. (1)

14 Jun 1924 (div. 1944) Phyllis Anne Montagu-Douglas-Scott (d. 9 Mar 1978), 1st dau. of Lt Col Lord George William Montagu-Douglas-Scott OBE, of Kirklands, Ancrum, co. Roxburgh (3rd son of William Henry Walter [Montagu-Douglas-Scott], 6th Duke of Buccleuch), by his wife Lady Elizabeth Emily Manners, yst. dau. by his second wife of John James Robert [Manners], 7th Duke of Rutland

mar. (2)

15 Jun 1944 (div. 1955) Hon Ruth Mary Clarisse Gardner (former wife of (1) Capt Alec Stratford Cunningham-Reid DFC, and (2) Maj Ernest Laurie Gardner;  d. 1986), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Wilfred William [Ashley], 1st Baron Mount Temple, by his wife Amalia Maud Cassel, only child of Rt Hon Sir Ernest Cassel GCB GCMG GCVO

mar. (3)

26 May 1955 Diana Colvile (former wife of Vernon Motion;  widow of Sir Henry John Delves Broughton, 11th Bt.;  former wife of Gilbert de Preville Colvile;  d. 1987), 2nd dau. of Seymour Caldwell, of Hove, co. Sussex

died

13 Apr 1979

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Hugh George [Cholmondeley], 5th Baron Delamere

born

18 Jan 1934

mar.

11 Apr 1964 Ann Willoughby Tinné (former wife of Michael Patrick Tinné), only dau. of Sir Patrick Muir Renison GCMG, of Freeman's Farm House, Mayfield, co. Sussex

only child

1. Hon Thomas Patrick Gilbert Cholmondeley (b. 19 Jun 1968), mar. 16 May 1998 Dr Sally A Brewerton, dau. of Prof Derrick Brewerton, of Westminster, London, and has issue:

1a. Hugh Cholmondeley (b. 9 Nov 1998)

 

Last updated 24 Aug 2004

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Title:

5th Baron Delamere, of Vale Royal in the County of Chester

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 17 Jul 1821)

 

Addresses:

Sugoni Farm, Soysambu, Elmenteita, Kenya

Tel:  Elmenteita 18   Office Tel:  Elmenteita 28

26 Holland Park Road, London W14

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