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Doneraille, Viscount (I, 1785)

 

Creation: let. pat. 22 Jun 1785

 

Family name: St Leger

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Arms:

Azure fretty Argent a Chief Or

Crest:

A Griffin passant Or

Supporters:

On either side a Griffin Or wings elevated Azure fretty Argent

Motto:

Haut Et Bon (Great and good)

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St Leger [Aldworth later St Leger], 1st Baron Doneraille later 1st Viscount Doneraille

2nd son of Richard Aldworth MP, of Newmarket, co. Cork, by his wife Hon Elizabeth St Leger, only dau. and hrss. in her issue of Arthur [St Leger], 1st Viscount Doneraille

born

mar.

1752 Mary Barry (d. 3 Mar 1778; bur. at Doneraille, co. Cork), 1st dau. of Redmond Barry, of Ballyclough, co. Cork, by his wife Henrietta Dunscombe, 2nd dau. of William Dunscombe, of Mount Desart, co. Cork

children

1. Hon Hayes St Leger, later 2nd Viscount Doneraille

2. Col Hon Richard St Leger (b. 12 Jul 1756; d. 30 Dec 1840), mar. (1) 20 Jul 1779 Anne Blakeney (d. 19 Jul 1809), 1st dau. of Charles Blakeney, of Roscommon, and had issue:

1a. Rev Richard Thomas Arthur St Leger, Vicar of Otterford, co. Somerset (b. 1 Apr 1790; d. 28 Jan 1875), mar. 13 May 1824 Charlotte Frederick (d. 2 Oct 1856), 2nd dau. of Sir John Frederick, 5th Bt. MP, by his wife Mary Garth, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Richard Garth, of Morden, co. Surrey, and had issue:

1b. Richard Arthur St Leger, later 5th Viscount Doneraille

2b. Rev Edward Frederick St Leger, Vicar of Scotton, co. Lincoln (b. 23 Jul 1832; d. 5 Dec 1881), mar. 7 Jan 1864 Caroline Elizabeth Bishop (d. 17 May 1913), dau. of William Richard Bishop, of Exeter, co. Devon, and had issue:

1c. Edward St Leger, later 6th Viscount Doneraille

2c. Hon Ralph St Leger, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1892 (b. 4 Apr 1868; d. 12 Apr 1908)

3c. Hon Hugh St Leger, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1892, later 7th Viscount Doneraille

4c. Richard St Leger (b. 19 Jun 1872; dvp. 12 Jan 1879)

1c. Hon Ethel St Leger, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1892

2c. Hon Edith St Leger, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1892 (d. 2 May 1927)

3c. Hon Ursula St Leger, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1892 (d. 19 Aug 1902)

1b. Elizabeth St Leger (d. 28 Nov 1886)

2b. Frances St Leger (dvp. 27 Jun 1867)

3b. Mary Anne St Leger (d. 18 Jun 1903), mar. 4 Jan 1854 John B Fellowes (d. 12 May 1856), and had issue

2a. Francis Barry Boyle St Leger, Barrister-at-law (b. 1790; dvp. 20 Nov 1829)

1a. Marianne St Leger (d. 22 Mar 1859), mar. 10 Feb 1807 Rev Hon Henry Edward Taylour (b. 13 Nov 1768; d. 7 Jun 1852), 5th son of Thomas [Taylour], 1st Earl of Bective, by his wife Hon Jane Rowley, 1st dau. of Rt Hon Hercules Langford Rowley MP, of Summerhill, co. Meath, by his wife Elizabeth Ormsby Upton, suo jure Viscountess Langford, dau. and hrss. of Clotworthy Upton, of Castle Upton, co. Antrim, and had issue

2a. Henrietta Frances St Leger (d. 30 Nov 1878)

Col Hon Richard St Leger mar. (2) 1 Oct 1809 Elizabeth Bullen (d. 29 Apr 1871), only child of Daniel Robert Bullen, of Old Connaught, co. Dublin, and had further issue:

3a. John Gillis St Leger, of Rathmines House, co. Dublin (b. 19 Jul 1811; d. 17 Jan 1867), mar. 12 Oct 1848 Charlotte Anne Gully (d. 1883), 2nd dau. of William Slade Gully, of Trevennen House, co. Cornwall, and had issue:

1b. Richard William St Leger (b. 9 Jan 1852; d. 20 Mar 1925), mar. 28 Aug 1877 Matilda Emma Burroughs (d. 1901), dau. of Samuel Higgins Burroughs, and had issue:

1c. Algernon Edward St Leger, later 8th Viscount Doneraille

2c. Lieut St John Richard St Leger (b. 1885; dvp. in action 1916)

1c. Josephine Irene St Leger (b. 1880; d. 9 Mar 1958), mar. 1899 Samuel Baker Weldon (d. 1941), 2nd son of Rev Robert Smythe Weldon, and had issue

2c. Agnes Claire St Leger (b. 1890; dvp. 1900)

3c. (Charlotte) Hazel St Leger (b. 1892; d. 17 Mar 1975), mar. 8 Oct 1913 as his second wife Francis Boxwell (d. 25 Jan 1950), 1st son of John Boxwell, of Butlerstown, Ballycogley, co. Wexford, and had issue

2b. William Fagan St Leger (b. 18 Nov 1853; dsp. 18 Mar 1816), mar. 4 Nov 1886 Anne Lesley Hendley, dau. of M C Hendley, of Mount Rivers, co. Cork

3b. Lt Col St John James St Leger (b. 11 Jul 1856; d. 22 Dec 1916), mar. 8 Jan 1885 Agnes Mary Helyar Nott (d. 9 Aug 1919), dau. of Rev William Nott, Rector of Sutterton, co. Lincoln

1b. Josephine Eliza St Leger, mar. 14 Jul 1874 Charles G Perrins (d. 1887), Cdr P&O Co's service

4a. Capt James Aldworth St Leger RN (b. 20 Feb 1814; d. 19 Nov 1877), mar. 16 Aug 1853 Maria Emilia Flemyng, dau. of Rev W H Flemyng, and had issue

5a. William Henry St Leger (b. 6 Jan 1816; dsp. 3 May 1886), mar. (1) Aug 1841 Emily Davis, dau. of Luke Davis, and (2) 12 Oct 1848 Katherine Maria Doyle, dau. of Maj John Doyle

6a. Montagu Mathew St Leger (b. 15 Oct 1818; dsp. 1 Aug 1903), mar. 3 Nov 1849 Esther Penrose (widow of John Penrose), dau. of Thomas Gollock, of Dunmarklyn, co. Cork

7a. Edward Richard Taylor St Leger (b. 19 Jan 1822), mar. 12 Jul 1856 Eliza Mullen, dau. of Daniel Mullen

3a. Charlotte Henrietta St Leger (dsp. 26 Nov 1865), mar. 12 Jul 1842 Rev James Hunter Monahan, Rector of St Mary's, and Prebendary of St Michan's, Dublin

4a. Eliza Caroline St Leger (d. 27 Feb 1900), mar. 7 Feb 1855 George Smoult Fagan (d. 1875), and had issue

5a. Louisa Margaret St Leger (d. 18 Sep 1856), mar. Oct 1851 Thomas P Carr, of Callan

3. Ven Hon James St Leger, Archdeacon of Cloyne and Rector of Castletownroche (b. 4 Oct 1757; d. 22 Nov 1834), mar. 2 Mar 1809 Catherine Williams (d. 12 Mar 1821), yst. dau. of Thomas Williams, of Epsom, co. Surrey, and had issue

4. Maj Gen Hon Arthur St Leger (b. 5 Sep 1761; d. 6 Jul 1823)

5. Hon Barry Boyle St Leger MP (b. 23 Nov 1768; d. Nov 1799)

1. Hon Henrietta St Leger (d. 1822), mar. (1) John Godsell, and (2) 1795 Hon Joseph Lysaght (dsp. 1799), 2nd son of John [Lysaght], 1st Baron Lisle, by his first wife Catharine Deane, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Joseph Deane, of Crumlin, co. Dublin, Chief Baron of the Irish Exchequer

2. Hon Elizabeth St Leger (d. 1831), mar. William Annesley Baillie

3. Hon Mary St Leger (d. 1824), mar. John Watkins, of Old Court, co. Cork

4. Hon Louisa Anne St Leger, mar. 30 Jul 1805 Lt Col Francis Knyvett Leighton (d. 19 Nov 1834), 1st son of Rev Francis Leighton, of Bausley, by his first wife Clare Adams, sister and cohrss. of John Boynton Adams, of Cambleforth, co. York, and had issue

5. Hon Caroline Catherine St Leger (d. 1 Feb 1840), mar. 20 Feb 1802 Col Thomas Alcock, of Burwood House, co. Surrey, and had issue

6. Hon Charlotte Theodosia St Leger (b. 8 Mar 1744; dsp. 12 May 1853), mar. 21 Oct 1799 William [Tonson], 2nd Baron Riversdale

7. Hon Georgiana St Leger (d. 12 May 1818), mar. 15 Jan 1798 as his second wife Pascoe Grenfell, of Taplow House, co. Buckingham (b. 3 Sep 1761; d. 23 Jan 1838), 1st son and heir of Pascoe Grenfell, of Marazion, co. Cornwall, by his wife Mary Tremenheere, dau. of William Tremenheere, and had issue

died

15 May 1787 (bur. at Doneraille, co. Cork)

created

2 Aug 1776 Baron Doneraille, of Doneraille in the County of Cork

22 Jun 1785 Viscount Doneraille, of Doneraille in the County of Cork

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Doneraille 1761-76; succeeded to the estates of his maternal uncle and assumed the name of St Leger in lieu of that of Aldworth 1767

 

Hayes [St Leger], 2nd Viscount Doneraille

born

9 Mar 1755

mar.

3 Sep 1785 Charlotte Bernard (b. 1764; d. 2 Sep 1835), sister of Francis [Bernard], 1st Earl of Bandon,, and 4th dau. of James Bernard, of Castle Bernard, co. Cork, by his wife Esther Gookin, widow of Robert Gookin and sister and hrss. of William Smythe, of Headborough, co. Waterford, and dau. of Percy Smythe, of Headborough, co. Waterford

children

1. Hon Hayes St Leger, later 3rd Viscount Doneraille

1. Hon Charlotte St Leger (d. 1845), mar. 8 Jul 1816 Jonas Stawell, of Kilbrittain, co. Cork (d. 15 Jan 1835)

2. Hon Harriet St Leger (d. 29 May 1846), mar. 31 Oct 1821 Richard Smyth, of Ballynatray, co. Waterford (d. 1858)

died

8 Nov 1819

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Doneraille 1776-87; Sheriff of co. Cork 1780; a Governor of co. Cork 1809-19

 

Hayes [St Leger], 3rd Viscount Doneraille

born

9 Mar 1786

mar.

14 Jun 1816 his first cousin Lady Charlotte Esther Bernard (b. 28 Jan 1794; d. 7 Feb 1846), 2nd dau. of Francis [Bernard], 1st Earl of Bandon, by his wife Lady Catharine Henrietta Boyle, only dau. of Richard [Boyle], 2nd Earl of Shannon

only child

1. Hon Hayes St Leger, later 4th Viscount Doneraille

died

27 Mar 1854

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of co. Cork 1812; a Governor of co. Cork 1820-31' a Representative Peer for Ireland (Conservative) 1830-54

 

Hayes [St Leger], 4th Viscount Doneraille, DL

born

1 Oct 1818

mar.

20 Aug 1851 Mary Anne Grace Louisa Conyngham (d. 24 Feb 1907; bur. at Doneraille, co. Cork), only dau. of George Lenox Conyngham, Chief Clerk of the Foreign Office, by his wife Elizabeth Holmes, only child of Robert Holmes, of Dublin, Barrister-at-law

children

1. Hayes Warham St Leger (b. and dvp. 1852)

1. Hon Ursula Clara Emily St Leger (b. 18 Jul 1853; dsp. 11 Mar 1927), mar. 23 Apr 1874 Bernard Edward Barnaby [Fitzpatrick], 2nd Baron Castletown

2. Hon May St Leger (dvp. 6 May 1867)

died

s.p.m.s. 26 Aug 1887

suc. by

second cousin

note

Sheriff of co. Cork 1845; a Representative Peer for Ireland (Conservative) 1855-87

 

Richard Arthur [St Leger], 5th Viscount Doneraille

born

22 Feb 1825

died

1 Jan 1891

suc. by

nephew

note

Chief Clerk in the Paymaster General's office

 

Edward [St Leger], 6th Viscount Doneraille, JP

born

6 Oct 1866

died

7 Sep 1941

suc. by

brother

note

Barrister-at-law, Inner Temple 1891; Chairman, Metropolitan Asylums Board 1928

 

Hugh [St Leger], 7th Viscount Doneraille

born

6 Aug 1869

mar.

18 Dec 1919 Mary Isobel Morice (d. 1976), 1st dau. of Francis Morice JP, of Whakapunake, Gisborne, New Zealand

died

s.p. 18 Dec 1956

suc. by

second cousin

 

Algernon Edward [St Leger], 8th Viscount Doneraille

born

10 Jun 1878

mar.

27 Nov 1919 Sylvia Stephenson Mitchell (d. 19xx), dau. of Alexander Mitchell, of Jarrow-on-Tyne, co. Durham

only child

1. Hon Richard St John St Leger, later 9th Viscount Doneraille

died

18 Nov 1957

suc. by

son

 

Richard St John [St Leger], 9th Viscount Doneraille

born

29 Oct 1923

mar.

1945 Melva Joan Clifton, dau. of George W Clifton, of St Louis, Missouri, USA

children

1. Hon Richard Allen St Leger, later 10th Viscount Doneraille

2. Hon David Hugh St Leger, communications and electronics engineer (b. 3 Nov 1950)

3. Hon Edward Hayes St Leger (b. 1 Aug 1960)

1. Hon Elizabeth Adele St Leger (b. 12 Jan 1953)

2. Hon Karen Jean St Leger (b. 6 Oct 1955), mar. 1977 (div. 1981) Richard Lehman, and has issue

died

22 Oct 1983

suc. by

son

 

Richard Allen [St Leger], 10th Viscount Doneraille

born

17 Aug 1946

mar.

1969 Kathleen Mary Simcox, 1st dau. of Nathaniel Simcox, of Churchtown, Mallow, co. Cork

children

1. Hon Nathaniel Warham Robert St John St Leger (b. 13 Sep 1971)

1. Hon Maeve Isobel Melva St Leger (b. 1974)

 

 Last updated 17 Mar 2011

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Titles:

10th Viscount Doneraille, of Doneraille in the County of Cork

(Ireland, let. pat. 22 Jun 1785)

10th Baron Doneraille, of Doneraille in the County of Cork

(Ireland, let. pat. 2 Jul 1776)

 

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