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De L'Isle and Dudley, Baron (UK, 1835)

 

Creation: let. pat. 13 Jan 1835

 

Family name: Sidney

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Or a Pheon Azure (Sidney);  2nd and 3rd, Sable on a Fess engrailed between three Whelk Shells Or a Mullet for difference (Shelley)

Crests:

1st:  a Porcupine statant Azure quilled collared and chained Or;  2nd:  a Griffin's Head erased Argent ducally gorged Or

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Porcupine Azure quilled collared and chained Or;  Sinister:  a Lion queue fourchée Vert

Motto:

Quo Fata Vocant (Whither the Fates call me)

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Philip Charles [Shelley-Sidney later Sidney], 1st Baron De L'Isle and Dudley, GCH

only son and heir of Sir John Shelley later Shelley-Sidney, 1st Bt., of Penshurst Place, co. Kent (by his wife Henrietta Hunloke, dau. of Sir Henry Hunloke, 4th Bt., of Wingerworth Hall, co. Derby), 1st son and heir of Sir Bysshe Shelley, 1st Bt., of Castle Goring, co. Sussex, by his second wife Elizabeth Jane Perry, only child and hrss. of William Perry, of Wormington, co. Gloucester, and Turville Park, co. Buckingham, by his wife Elizabeth Sydney, heiress of the Sydney estates, 2nd dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Col Hon Thomas Sydney (by his wife Mary Reeve, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Robert Reeve, 2nd Bt., of Thwaite, co. Suffolk), brother of Jocelyn [Sydney], 7th Earl of Leicester, and 3rd son of Robert [Sydney], 4th Earl of Leicester

born

11 Mar 1800

mar.

13 Aug 1825 Lady Sophia FitzClarence (b. Aug 1796; d. 10 Apr 1837; bur. at Penshurst, co. Kent), eldest sister of George Augustus Frederick [FitzClarence], 1st Earl of Munster, and 1st illegitimate dau. of King William IV by his mistress Dorothy Bland

children

1. Hon Philip Sidney, later 2nd Baron De L'Isle and Dudley

1. Hon Adelaide Augusta Wilhelmina Sidney (dsp. 20 Sep 1904), mar. 2 Dec 1856 her first cousin Capt Hon Frederick Charles George FitzClarence later FitzClarence-Hunloke, of Wingerworth Hall, co. Derby (b. 1 Feb 1826; dsp. 17 Dec 1878), 2nd 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, by his mistress and later wife Elizabeth Iliffe, dau. of Rev ..... Iliffe, of Westminster School

2. Hon Ernestine Wellington Sidney (d. 20 Sep 1910), mar. 9 Jan 1868 as his second wife Philip Perceval (d. 28 Mar 1897), and had issue

3. Hon Sophia Philippa Sidney (dsp. 12 May 1907), mar. 20 Apr 1871 Count Alexander Kielmansegg (d. Aug 1914), 1st son of Count Edward Howe Kielmnsegg, Minister of State to the King of Hanover

died

4 Mar 1851 (bur. at Penshurst, co. Kent)

created

13 Jan 1835 Baron De L'Isle, of Penshurst in the County of Kent

suc. by

son by first wife

note

had adopted the name Sidney in lieu of that of Shelley Sidney by 1820; Capt, 1st Foot Guards; suc. his father as 2nd Baronet, styled "of Penshurst Place, co. Kent" 12 Aug 1827; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Eye 1829-31; KCH 1830; Equerry to his father-in-law King William IV 1830-35; GCH 1831; Surveyor-General of the Duchy of Cornwall 1833-49; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1835

 

Philip [Sidney later Sidney-Foulis later Sidney], 2nd Baron De L'Isle and Dudley, DL

born

20 Jan 1828

mar. (1)

23 Apr 1850 Mary Foulis (b. 19 May 1826; d. 14 Jun 1891), only child of Sir William Foulis, 8th Bt., of Ingleby Manor. co. York, by his wife Mary Jane Ross, 2nd dau. of Gen Sir Charles Lockhart-Ross of Balnagowan, 7th Bt. of Carstairs, by his wife Lady Mary Rebecca FitzGerald, 1st dau. of William Robert [FitzGerald], 2nd Duke of Leinster

children by first wife

1. Hon Philip Sidney, later 3rd Baron De L'Isle and Dudley

2. Hon Algernon Sidney, later 4th Baron De L'Isle and Dudley

3. Hon Henry Sidney (b. 17 Jan 1858; dvp. 13 Apr 1896)

4. Hon William Sidney, later 5th Baron De L'Isle and Dudley

1. Hon Mary Sophia Sidney (d. 25 Nov 1903)

mar. (2)

25 Jan 1893 (Emily) Frances Ramsay LGStJ (mar. (2) 21 Feb 1903 (div. 1909) Sir Walter George Stirling, 3rd Bt., of Faskine, co. Lanark; d. 3 Nov 1926), 1st dau. of William Fermor Ramsay, of Croughton Park, co. Northampton, by his wife Emily Susan Tredcroft, 4th dau. of Rev Robert Tredcroft, Prebendary of Chichester

died

17 Feb 1898 (bur. at Penshurst, co. Kent)

suc. by

son

note

an Officer in the Royal Horse Guards; on the occasion of his first marriage assumed the additional name of Foulis after that of Sidney by Royal Warrant, 6 Jun 1850, under the will of his father-in-law, Sir William Foulis, but relinquished it again

 

Philip [Sidney], 3rd Baron De L'Isle and Dudley

born

14 May 1853

mar.

12 Jun 1902 Hon Elizabeth Maria Astell (b. 26 Dec 1861; widow of William Harvey Astell DL, of Woodbury Hall, co. Bedford; d. 19 Jul 1958), 4th dau. of Standish Prendergast [Vereker], 4th Viscount Gort, by his wife Hon Caroline Harriet Gage, 3rd dau. of Henry Hall [Gage], 4th Viscount Gage

died

s.p. 24 Dec 1922

suc. by

brother

note

Capt, Rifle Brigade

 

Algernon [Sidney], 4th Baron De L'Isle and Dudley

born

11 Jun 1854

died

18 Apr 1945

suc. by

brother

note

served in Boer War 1901-02 as Col, Royal Field Artillery

 

William [Sidney], 5th Baron De L'Isle and Dudley, JP

born

19 Aug 1859

mar.

5 Dec 1905 Winifred Agneta Yorke Bevan (d. 11 Feb 1959), 1st dau. of Roland Yorke Bevan, of Fosbury, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Hon Agneta Olivia Kinnaird, 4th dau. of Arthur Fitzgerald [Kinnaird], 10th Lord Kinnaird

children

1. Hon William Philip Sidney, later 6th Baron De L'Isle and Dudley later 1st Viscount De L'Isle

2. Hon Mary Olivia Sidney (b. 20 Nov 1906; d. 24 Nov 1959), mar. 3 Jun 1939 Walter Hugh Stewart Garnett, of Radmore, Dorrington, co. Shropshire, son of Frank Nasmyth Garnett JP, of Adsett Court, Westbury-on-Severn, and had issue

died

18 Jun 1945

suc. by

son

note

barrister; Mayor of Chelsea 1906-08; Member, London County Council 1922-34

 

William Philip [Sidney], 6th Baron De L'Isle and Dudley later 1st Viscount De L'Isle, VC KG GCMG GCVO DL

created

12 Jan 1956 Viscount De L'Isle, of Penshurst in the County of Kent

 

The Barony of De L'Isle and Dudley has been held by the Viscounts De L'Isle since 12 Jan 1956.

 

First written 2 Dec 2013

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