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Donegall, Marquess of (I, 1791)

 

Creation: let. pat. 4 Jul 1791

 

Family name: Chichester

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Chequy Or and Gules a Chief Vair (Chichester);  2nd and 3rd, Azure fretty Argent (Etchingham)

Crest:

A Stork proper with wings expanded holding in its beak an Eel Argent

Supporters:

On either side a Wolf Gules ducally gorged and chained Or

Motto:

Invitum Sequitur Honor (Honour follows, though unsought for)

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Arthur [Chichester], 5th Earl of Donegall later 1st Marquess of Donegall, PC

1st son of Hon John Chichester MP, of Abinger, co. Surrey (by his wife Elizabeth Newdigate, dau. of Sir Richard Newdigate, 3rd Bt., of Arbury, co. Warwick) and nephew of Arthur [Chichester], 4th Earl of Donegall

born

13 Jun 1739

mar. (1)

16 Nov 1761 Lady Anne Hamilton (b. Nov 1738; bur. 11 Nov 1780), 1st dau. of James [Hamilton], 5th Duke of Hamilton, by his third wife Anne Spencer, dau. and cohrss. of Edward Spencer, of Rendlesham, co. Suffolk

children by first wife:

1. Lord George Augustus Chichester, later 2nd Marquess of Donegall

2. Lord Arthur Chichester (b. 1771;  d. 1788)

3. Lord Spencer Stanley Chichester, of Dunbrody Park, co. Wexford (b. 20 Apr 1775;  d. 22 Feb 1819), mar. 8 Aug 1795 his second cousin Lady Anne Harriet Stewart (d. 30 Jan 1850), 3rd dau. by his second wife of John [Stewart], 7th Earl of Galloway, and had issue:

1a. Arthur Chichester, later 1st Baron Templemore

2a. Rev George Augustus Frederick Chichester (d. 8 Jun 1829)

1a. Elizabeth Chichester (d. 19 Sep 1882), mar. 16 Aug 1822 William [Hanbury later Bateman-Hanbury], 1st Baron Bateman, and had issue

mar. (2)

24 Oct 1788 Charlotte Moore (widow of Thomas Moore, of Barn, co. Tipperary;  d. 19 Sep 1789), dau. and cohrss. of Conway Spencer, of Tremary, co. Down

mar. (3)

12 Oct 1790 Barbara Godfrey (b. c.1807; d. 28 Dec 1829), dau. of Rev Dr Luke Godfrey DD, Rector of Midleton, co. Cork, by his wife Mary Cope, dau. of Rev David Cope, Rector of Killahagh, co. Kerry

died

5 Jan 1799

created

3 Jul 1790 Baron Fisherwick, of Fisherwick in the County of Stafford (Peerage of Great Britain)

4 Jul 1791 Earl of Belfast and Marquess of Donegall (Peerage of Ireland)

suc. by

son by first marriage

note

suc. his uncle 30 Sep 1757 as 5th Earl of Donegall; Privy Councillor [I] 1766; Member of Parliament for Malmesbury 1768-74

 

George Augustus [Chichester], 2nd Marquess of Donegall, KP

born

14 Aug 1769

mar.

8 Aug 1795 Anna May (d. 6 Feb 1849), 1st illegit. dau. of Sir Edward May, 2nd Bt., of Mayfield, co. Waterford, by his mistress later wife Elizabeth Lumley, dau. of Francis Lumley, of Passage

children:

1. Lord George Hamilton Chichester, later 1st Baron Ennishowen and Carrickfergus later 3rd Marquess of Donegall

2. Very Rev Lord Edward Chichester, later 4th Marquess of Donegall

3. Lord Spencer Augustus Chichester (b. 27 Nov 1805;  d. 27 May 1825)

4. Lord Arthur Chichester MP (b. 30 Sep 1808;  d. 25 Jun 1840)

5. Lord Hamilton Francis Chichester (B. 9 Mar 1810;  dsp. 1 Jan 1854), mar. 7 Dec 1837 Honoria Anastasia Blake (dsp. 7 Feb 1878), sister of Joseph Henry [Blake], 3rd Baron Wallscourt, and dau. of Col Henry James Blake, of Ardfry, co. Galway

6. Lord John Ludford Chichester MP (b. Nov 1811;  dsp. 22 Apr 1873), mar. 27 Jul 1844 Caroline Bevan (dsp. 11 Dec 1883), dau. of Henry Bevan

7. Lord Stephen Algernon Chichester (b. 1814; dsp. 14 Jan 1890), mar. 30 Dec 1843 Alphonsine Louise Laura de Narbonne (dsp. 5 Jul 1881)

died

5 Oct 1844

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Carrickfergus 1798-99; Privy Councillor [I] 1803; Knight of St Patrick 1821; Lord Lieutenant of co. Donegal 1831-44

 

George Hamilton [Chichester], 1st Baron Ennishowen and Carrickfergus later 3rd Marquess of Donegall, KP GCH

born

10 Feb 1797

mar. (1)

8 Dec 1822 Lady Harriett Anne Butler (b. 1 Jan 1799; d. 14 Sep 1860), 1st dau. of Richard [Butler], 1st Earl of Glengall, by his wife Emily Jeffreys, 4th and yst. dau. of James St John Jeffreys, of Blarney Castle, co. Cork, by his wife Isabella FitzGibbon, sister of John [FitzGibbon], 1st Earl of Clare, and 1st dau. of John FitzGibbon, of Mount Shannon, co. Limerick, by his wife Eleanor Grove, dau. of John Grove, of Ballyhimmock, co. Cork

children by first wife:

1. Hon George Augustus Chichester, styled Viscount Chichester (b. 26 May 1826;  dvp. 18 Jun 1827

2. Lord Frederick Richard Chichester, styled Earl of Belfast (b. 25 Nov 1827;  dvp. 11 Feb 1853)

1. Lady Harriet Augusta Anna Seymourina Chichester (b. 14 Apr 1898), mar. 22 Aug 1857 Anthony [Ashley-Cooper], 8th Earl of Shaftesbury, and had issue

mar. (2)

26 Feb 1862 Harriet Ashworth (b. c.1817; widow of Lt Gen Sir Frederick Ashworth KCB;  d. 6 Mar 1884), only dau. of Sir Bellingham Reginald Graham, 7th Bt., of Norton Conyers, co. York, by his first wife Henrietta Clark, 3rd dau. of George Clark, of West Hatch, co. Essex

died

s.p.m.s. 20 Oct 1883

created

v.p. 18 Aug 1841 Baron Ennishowen and Carrickfergus, of Ennishowen, co. Donegal, and Carrickfergus, co. Down

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Tory and anti-Catholic) for Carrickfergus 1818-20, for Belfast 1820-30 and 1837-38, and for co. Antrim (Whig) 1830-37; Vice Chamberlain of the Household 1830-34 and 1838-41; Privy Councillor [GB] 1830; GCH 1831; Lord Lieutenant of co. Antrim 1841-43; Militia ADC to Queen Victoria 1847-83; Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard 1848-52; Knight of St Patrick 1857; on his death the Barony of Ennishowen and Carrickfergus became extinct

 

Very Rev Edward [Chichester], 4th Marquess of Donegall

born

11 Jun 1799

mar.

21 Sep 1821 Amelia Spread Deane Grady (b. c.1803; d. Mar 1891), 3rd dau. of Henry Deane Grady, of Stillorgan Castle, co. Dublin, by his wife Dorcas Spread

children:

1. Lord George Augustus Hamilton Chichester, later 5th Marquess of Donegall

2. Capt Lord Henry FitzWarine Chichester (b. 11 Sep 1834;  d. 7 Nov 1928), mar. 14 Jul 1860 Elizabeth Julia Severne (d. 15 Jun 1902), only child and hrss. of Samuel Amy Severne, of Poslingford, co. Suffolk, and had issue

3. Maj Lord Adolphus John Spencer Churchill Chichester, of Moyola Park, Castledawson, co. Londonderry (b. 18 Dec 1836;  d. 5 Mar 1901), mar. 9 Oct 1872 Mary Dawson (d. 19 Jun 1924), only child of Col Robert Peel Dawson MP, of Moyola Park, and had issue

1. Lady Augusta Annabella Chichester (d. 9 Oct 1914), mar. (1) 23 Jul 1844 Washington Sewallis [Shirley], 9th Earl Ferrers, and (2) 15 Jun 1864 Capt Frederick Henry Walsh, and had issue by both husbands

2. Lady Dorcas Juliana Fanny Chichester (d. 6 Mar 1980)

died

20 Jan 1889

suc. by

son

note

Dean of Raphoe 1832-71

 

George Augustus Hamilton [Chichester], 5th Marquess of Donegall

born

27 Jun 1822

mar. (1)

9 Aug 1859 (div. 1863) Lucy Elizabeth Virginia Mure (former wife of William Mure), dau. of Henry Holt Oliver, of Weston Priory, co. Somerset

mar. (2)

31 Aug 1865 Mary Anne Williams Cobb (dsp. 11 Nov 1901), yst. dau. of Edward Cobb, of Arnold, co. Kent, and Kensington, London

mar. (3)

23 Dec 1902 Violet Gertrude Twining (d. 8 Oct 1952), only dau. of Henry St George Twining, of Halifax, Canada

only child by third wife:

1. Lord Edward Arthur Donald St George Hamilton Chichester, later 6th Marquess of Donegall

died

13 May 1904

suc. by

son by third wife

note

Clerk of the Peace for co. Antrim 1849; bankrupt 1889 with liabilities of 518,000

 

Edward Arthur Donald St George Hamilton [Chichester], 6th Marquess of Donegall

born

7 Oct 1903

mar. (1)

24 Apr 1943 (div. 1968) Gladys Jean Combe (d. 1991), 2nd dau. of Capt Christian Combe, of Strathconan, Ross and Cromarty, by his wife Lady Jane Seymour Conyngham, 3rd daughter of George Henry [Conyngham], 3rd Marquess Conyngham

mar. (2)

17 Aug 1968 Maureen McKenzie (former wife of Douglas McKenzie), dau. of Maj Geoffrey Scholfield MC, of Birkdale, co. Lancaster

died

s.p. 24 May 1975

suc. by

third cousin twice removed

 

Dermot Richard Claud [Chichester], 5th Baron Templemore later 7th Marquess of Donegall, LVO

1st surv. son of Arthur Claud Spencer [Chichester], 4th Baron Templemore (by his wife Hon Clare Meriel Wingfield, 2nd dau. of Mervyn [Wingfield], 7th Viscount Powerscourt), 1st son of Arthur Henry [Chichester], 3rd Baron Templemore (by his first wife Evelyn Stracey-Clitherow, dau. of Rev William James Stracey-Clitherow), only son of Henry Spencer [Chichester], 2nd Baron Templemore (by his first wife Laura Caroline Jane Paget, 1st dau. of Rt Hon Sir Arthur Paget GCB), 1st son of Arthur [Chichester], 1st Baron Templemore (by his wife Lady Augusta Paget, 4th dau. of Henry William [Paget], 1st Marquess of Anglesey), 1st son of Lord Spencer Stanley Chichester (by his wife Lady Anne Harriet Stewart, 3rd dau. by his second wife of John [Stewart], 7th Earl of Galloway), 2nd son by his first wife of Arthur [Chichester], 1st Marquess of Donegall

born

18 Apr 1916

mar.

16 Sep 1946 his second cousin Lady Josceline Gabrielle Legge (d. 16 Jun 1995), 5th dau. of William [Legge], 7th Earl of Dartmouth, by his wife Lady Ruperta Wynn-Carrington, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Charles Robert [Wynn-Carrington], 1st and last Marquess of Lincolnshire

children

1. Lord (Arthur) Patrick Chichester, later 8th Marquess of Donegall

1. Lady Jennifer Evelyn Chichester (b. 3 Apr 1949; d. 12 Mar 2013), mar. 1971 John Robert Henry Fowler, of Rahinston, Enfield, co. Louth (b. 1946;  d. 2008), and had issue

2. Lady Juliet Clare Chichester (b. 2 Nov 1954), mar. 1983 Andrew David Frazer, of Hillmount, Cullybackey, co. Antrim, and has issue

died

19 Apr 2007

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 2 Oct 1953 as 5th Baron Templemore; Standard Bearer, Gentlemen at Arms 1984-86

 

(Arthur) Patrick [Chichester], 8th Marquess of Donegall

born

9 May 1952

mar.

14 Oct 1989 Caroline Mary Philipson, 1st dau. of Maj Christopher Roland Philipson, of Lofts Hall, Saffron Walden, co. Essex

children

1. Lord James Chichester, styled Earl of Belfast (b. 19 Nov 1990)

1. Lady Catherine Gabrielle Chichester (b. 18 Dec 1992)

 

 Last updated 22 May 2013

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Titles:

8th Marquess of Donegall

(Ireland, let. pat. 4 Jul 1791)

12th Earl of Donegall

(Ireland, let. pat. 30 Mar 1647)

8th Earl of Belfast

(Ireland, let. pat. 4 Jul 1791)

13th Viscount Chichester, of Carrickfergus in the County of Antrim

(Ireland, let. pat. 1 Apr 1625)

13th Baron Chichester, of Belfast in the County of Antrim

(Ireland, let. pat. 1 Apr 1625)

8th Baron Fisherwick, of Fisherwick in the County of Stafford

(Great Britain, let. pat. 3 Jul 1790)

6th Baron Templemore, of Templemore in the County of Donegall

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 10 Sep 1831)

Hereditary Lord High Admiral of Lough Neagh

Hereditary Governor of Carrickfergus Castle

 

Address:

Dunbrody Park, Arthurstown, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Tel:  Wexford 389104

 

Website for Dunbrody House:

www.dunbrodyhouse.com

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