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Donoughmore, Earl of (I, 1800)

 

Creation: let. pat. 29 Dec 1800

 

Family name: Hely-Hutchinson

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Per pale Gules and Azure a Lion rampant between eight Cross Crosslets Argent (Hutchinson);  2nd, Azure a Fess between three Stags' Heads erased in chief Argent and a Demi Lion rampant in base Or (Hely);  3rd, Azure a Garb Or between three Wolves' Heads erased Argent (Nixon)

Crest:

Out of a Ducal Coronet a Demi Cockatrice wings elevated Azure

Supporters:

On either side a Cockatrice wings elevated Or collared Sable combed and wattled Gules and each charged on the breast with a Wreath of Laurel Vert

Motto:

Fortiter Gerit Crucem (He bravely bears the cross)

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Richard [Hely-Hutchinson], 2nd Baron Donoughmore later 1st Viscount Donoughmore later 1st Earl of Donoughmore, PC

1st son of Rt Hon John Hely later Hely-Hutchinson MP by his wife Christiana Nickson, suo jure Baroness Donoughmore, dau. of Abraham Nickson, of Minny, co. Wicklow (grand niece and hrss. of Richard Hutchinson, of Knocklofty, co. Tipperary)

born

29 Jan 1756

died

22 Aug 1825

created

20 Nov 1797 Viscount Donoughmore, of Knocklofty in the County of Tipperary, with special remainder to the male descendants of his mother

29 Dec 1800 Earl of Donoughmore, with a similar remainder

14 Jun 1821 Viscount Hutchinson, of Knocklofty in the County of Tipperary, with a similar remainder

suc. by

brother

note

Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer of the Court of Exchequer of Ireland 1764-1825; Commissioner of Stamps and Imprest 1776-85; barrister, Dublin 1777; Member of Parliament for University of Dublin 1776-78, for Sligo Borough 1778-83 and for Taghmon 1783-88; Commissioner of Irish Revenue 1785-93 and 1799-1806; suc. his mother 24 Jun 1788 as 2nd Baron Donoughmore; Grand Master of Irish Freemasons 1789-1813; Commissioner of Irish Excise 1793-1806; Lt Col, 112th Regiment of Foot 1794; Privy Councillor [I] 1796; in command of the Irish Militia force that was defeated at "Castlebar Races" 1798; a Representative Peer for Ireland 1800-25; Maj General 1805; Privy Councillor [GB] 1806; FSA 1806; Joint Postmaster-General of Ireland 1806-07; Lieut General in the Army 1812; General 1825

 

John [Hely-Hutchinson], 1st Baron Hutchinson later 2nd Earl of Donoughmore, GCB

born

15 May 1757

died

29 Jun 1832

created

5 Dec 1801 Baron Hutchinson, of Alexandria and Knocklofty in the County of Tipperary, with a pension of 4,000 a year

suc. by

nephew

note

Member of Parliament for Lanesborough 1776-83, for Taghmon 1789-90 and for Cork City 1790-1801; entered the Army 1774; Lt Col, 77th Regiment 1783; Col of the 94th Regiment of Foot 1794-95, of the 2nd Battalion 40th Regiment of Foot 1799-1802, of the 74th Regiment of Foot 1802-06, of the 57th Regiment of Foot 1806-11 and of the 18th Regiment of Foot 1811-32; Maj General in the Army 1796, Lieut General 1803 and General 1813; Commander-in-Chief in Egypt 1801, where he received the French surrender; Knight of the Bath (later GCB) 1801; Governor of Londonderry and Culmore 1806 and of Stirling Castle 1806-32; Lord Lieutenant of Co. Tipperary 1831-32; on his death the Barony of Hutchinson became extinct

 

John [Hely-Hutchinson], 3rd Earl of Donoughmore, KP PC

1st son of Hon Francis Hely-Hutchinson MP (by his wife Frances Wilhelmina Nixon, dau. and hrss. of Henry Nixon, of Belmont, co. Wexford), 3rd son of Rt Hon John Hely later Hely-Hutchinson MP by his wife Christiana Nickson, suo jure Baroness Donoughmore

born

1787

mar. (1)

15 Jun 1822 Hon Margaret Gardiner (b. 4 Feb 1796; d. 13 Oct 1825), 7th dau. of Luke [Gardiner], 1st Viscount Mountjoy, by his second wife Margaret Wallis, 1st dau. of Hector Wallis, of Spring Mount, Queen's County

children by first wife

1. Hon Richard John Hely-Hutchinson, later 4th Earl of Donoughmore

1. Margaret Hely-Hutchinson (d. young 1828)

mar. (2)

5 Sep 1827 Barbara Reynell (d. 11 Dec 1856), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Lt Col William Reynell, of Castle Reynell, co. Westmeath, by his wife Jane Montgomery, 1st dau. by his second wife of Sir William Montgomery, 1st Bt., of Magbie Hill, co. Peebles

children by second wife

2. Capt Hon John William Hely-Hutchinson (b. 1 Sep 1829; d. 16 Jul 1855)

2. Lady Kathleen Alicia Hely-Hutchinson (d. 22 Apr 1892), mar. 3 Dec 1863 D W Ramsay Carrick Buchanan, of Drumpellier and Corsewall (d. 4 May 1925)

3. Lady Frances Margaret Hely-Hutchinson (d. 11 Apr 1866), mar. 22 Sep 1858 Lt Col Arthur Tremayne (d. 14 Nov 1905), and had issue

4. Lady Jane Louisa Hely-Hutchinson (d. 29 Aug 1868)

died

14 Sep 1851

suc. by

son by first wife

note

entered the Army 1807; served in the Peninsula and was present at the Siege of Corunna; Capt 1812 and retired 1819; Member of Parliament (Whig) for co. Tipperary 1826-30 and 1831-32; Lord Lieutenant of Co. Tipperary 1832-51; Privy Councillor [I] 1834; Knight of St Patrick 1834

 

Richard John [Hely-Hutchinson], 4th Earl of Donoughmore, PC

born

4 Apr 1823

mar.

7 Apr 1847 Thomasina Jocelyn Steele (d. 8 May 1890), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Walter Steele, of Moynalty, co. Monaghan, by his wife Mary Sophia Jocelyn, 4th dau. of Hon George Jocelyn, Member of Parliament for Dundalk 1783-98, Deputy Auditor-General of the Irish Exchequer 1796 (by his wife Thomasine Bowen, dau. of Henry Cole Bowen, of Bowen's Court, Kildorrey, co. Cork), 2nd son of Robert [Jocelyn], 1st Earl of Roden

children

1. Hon John Luke George Hely-Hutchinson, later 5th Earl of Donoughmore

2. Rt Hon Sir Walter Francis Hely-Hutchinson GCMG, Lieutenant Governor of Malta 1884-89, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Windward Islands 1889-93, Natal and Zululand 1893-1901 and Cape of Good Hope 1901-10; High Commissioner to South Africa 1909 (b. 22 Aug 1849; d. 23 /sep 1913), mar. 19 Feb 1881 May Justice (d. 15 Nov 1938), dau. of Maj Gen William Clive Justice CMG, and had issue

3. Cdr Hon Patrick Maurice Hely-Hutchinson RN, served in the Zulu War 1877-79 and the Egyptian War 1882, Torpedo Officer to the Government of Victoria, Australia 1883-88 (b. 27 Apr 1855; d. 27 Jan 1893)

4. Hon Granville William Hely-Hutchinson (b. 24 Sep 1858; dsp. 11 Jun 1906), mar. (1) 14 Jul 1891 Grace Charters (widow of John Charters, of Petre Hall, Coventry; d. 26 Jan 1893), dau. of Maj Clement Heigham, of Hunston Hall, and (2) 7 Nov 1903 Eleanor Beatrice Richards (d. 25 Mar 1928), 3rd dau. of Rev H Manning Richards, of Betchworth, Winchester

1. Lady Mary Sophia Hely-Hutchinson (d. 30 Jul 1936), mar. 14 Aug 1879 Col Lewis Vivian Loyd DL MP, of Withybrook, Wolvey and Granborough, co. Warwick, and of Coldham, co. Cambridge (b. 14 Nov 1852; d. 21 Sep 1908), 1st son of William Jones Loyd, of Langleybury, co. Hertford, by his wife Caroline Gertrude Vivian, 2nd dau. of John Henry Vivian MP, of Singleton, co. Glamorgan, and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Frances Hely-Hutchinson (d. 2 Mar 1937), mar. 6 Jul 1882 Col Douglas James Hamilton later Proby DL MP, of Elton Hall, Peterborough (b. 23 Sep 1856; d. 18 Mar 1931), only son of Rt Hon Lord Claud Hamilton MP (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Emma Proby, 2nd dau. of Granville Leveson [Proby], 3rd Earl of Carysfort), younger brother of James [Hamilton], 1st Duke of Abercorn, and 2nd son of Lord James Douglas, styled Viscount Hamilton, and had issue

died

22 Feb 1866

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of co. Tipperary 1847; Privy Councillor 1858; Vice-President of the Board of Trade 1858-59 and President 1859; FRS 1865

 

John Luke George [Hely-Hutchinson], 5th Earl of Donoughmore, KCMG

born

2 Mar 1848

mar.

19 May 1874 Frances Isabella Stephens (d. 27 Apr 1924), dau. of Gen William Frazer Stephens HEICS

children

1. Hon Richard Walter John Hely-Hutchinson, later 6th Earl of Donoughmore

1. Lady Nina Blanche Mary Hely-Hutchinson (b. 1 Oct 1876; dvp. 11 May 1877)

2. Lady Evelyn Hely-Hutchinson, Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Arthur of Connaught 1920-22 (b. 27 Nov 1877; d. 18 Sep 1962), mar. (1) 27 Apr 1905 Col Francis Douglas Farquhar DSO (b. 17 Sep 1874; dvp. in action 20 Mar 1915), 2nd but 1st surv. son and heir ap. of Sir Thomas Henry Farquhar, 4th Bt., by his wife Hon Alice Brand, 1st dau. of Henry Bouverie William [Trevor later Brand], 1st Viscount Hampden, and (2) 3 May 1923 Sir Douglas Orme Malcolm KCMG (dsp. 30 Aug 1955), 2nd son of William Rolle Malcolm, of Walton Manor, Epsom, co. Surrey, and had issue by her first husband

3. Lady Norah Hely-Hutchinson (b. 26 May 1880; d. 2 Aug 1964), mar. (1) 25 Jul 1906 Lt Col Harold Ernest Brassey (b. 29 Mar 1877; d. in action 16 Jul 1916), 3rd son of Henry Arthur Brassey DL MP, of Preston Hall, by his wife Anna Harriet Stevenson, dau. of Maj George Robert Stevenson, of Tongswood, Hawkhurst, co. Kent, (2) Aug 1917 (div. 1934) Brevet Maj Alan Charles Douglas Graham MC, son of Sir Henry John Lowndes Graham KCB, of 4 Cadogan Gardens, London, and (3) 9 Oct 1935 Geoffrey Wilfred Melson Smith (d. 1 Jan 1949), and had issue by her first husband

4. Lady Margarita Oonah Isabella Hely-Hutchinson (b. 27 Nov 1888; dvp. 1 Jul 1894)

died

5 Dec 1900

suc. by

son

note

Assistant Commissioner in Eastern Roumelia 1878-79; KCMG 1879

 

Richard Walter John [Hely-Hutchinson], 6th Earl of Donoughmore, KP PC

born

2 Mar 1875

mar.

21 Dec 1901 Elena Maria Grace (d. 22 Feb 1944), 2nd dau. of Michael Paul Grace, of Battle Abbey, co. Sussex, by his wife Marguerita Anita Mason, dau. of John Mason, of Edinburgh

children

1. Hon John Michael Hely-Hutchinson, later 7th Earl of Donoughmore

2. Lt Col Hon David Edward Hely-Hutchinson (b. 12 Jan 1911; d. 1984), mar. 7 Jun 1934 Barbara Mary Wyld, 3rd dau. of Maj Hugh James Wyld, of Beverstone Old Rectory, Tetbury, co. Gloucester, and had issue

1. Lady Doreen Clare Hely-Hutchinson (b. 3 Apr 1905; d. 21 Aug 1942), mar. 11 Jul 1927 as his first wife Maj Hon Bartholomew Pleydell-Bouverie OBE (b. 6 Apr 1902; d. 31 Oct 1965), 3rd son of Jacob [Pleydell-Bouverie], 6th Earl of Radnor, by his wife Julian Eleanor Adelaide Balfour, only dau. by his second wife of Charles Balfour, of Newton Don, co. Berwick, and had issue

died

19 Oct 1948

suc. by

son

note

Private Secretary to the Governor of Hong Kong 1898-1900; Member, London School Board for Marylebone 1903; Parliamentary Under Secretary for War 1903-05; Civil Member, Army Council 1904-05; Chairman of Committees and Deputy Speaker, House of Lords 1911-31; Grand Master of Irish Freemasons 1913; Knight of St Patrick 1914; served in First World War 1916-17 as Capt, 3rd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment; Privy Councillor 1918; Member, Senate of the Irish Free State 1921; Chairman, Special Commission on the Ceylon Constitution 1927-28

 

John Michael [Hely-Hutchinson], 7th Earl of Donoughmore

born

12 Nov 1902

mar.

27 Jul 1925 Dorothy Jean Hotham MBE, 1st dau. of John Beaumont Hotham, of Milne Graden, Coldstream, by his wife Gladys Mary Wilson, 2nd dau. of Col John Gerald Wilson CB, of Cliffe Hall, co. York

children

1. Hon Richard Michael John Hely-Hutchinson, later 8th Earl of Donoughmore

2. Hon Mark Hely-Hutchinson, of 6 Carlisle Terrace, Malahide, co. Dublin, Director of the Bank of Ireland 1975-90 and Chief Executive1983-90, Managing Director Guinness Ireland 1975-82 (b. 19 May 1934), mar. 26 May 1962 (Rosita) Margaret Woods, 2nd dau. of Dr Robert Rowan Woods, of Dublin, and has issue

1. Lady Sara Elena Hely-Hutchinson (b. 22 Aug 1930), mar. 2 Aug 1951 William Janson Collins, of High Coodham, Symington, co. Ayr, and has issue

died

12 Aug 1981

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Peterborough 1943-45; kidnapped with his wife by the IRA 1974 as a political hostage

 

Richard Michael John [Hely-Hutchinson], 8th Earl of Donoughmore

born

8 Aug 1927

mar. (1)

1 Nov 1951 Sheila Parsons (d. Sep 1998), only dau. of Frank Frederick Parsons

children by first wife

1. Hon John Michael James Hely-Hutchinson, styled Viscount Suirdale, of 38 Thornton Avenue, London W4 (b. 7 Aug 1952), mar. 8 Jan 1977 Marie-Claire van den Driessche, 1st dau. of Gerard van den Driessche, of Wondelgem, Ghent, Belgium, and has issue:

1a. Hon Richard Gregory Hely-Hutchinson (b. 3 Jul 1980)

1a. Hon Marie-Pierre Joanna Hely-Hutchinson (b. 13 Mar 1978)

2a. Hon Tatiana Louise Hely-Hutchinson (b. 1985)

2. Hon Timothy Mark Hely-Hutchinson, of Boxford House, Newbury, co. Berkshire (b. 26 Oct 1953)

3. Hon Nicholas David Hely-Hutchinson (b. 30 Apr 1955), mar. 19 Jun 1982 Fiona Margaret MacIntyre Watson, 2nd dau. of Maj W R Watson, of Wokingham, co. Berkshire, and has issue

4. Hon Ralph Charles Hely-Hutchinson (b. 16 Dec 1961), mar. 3 Nov 1995 Caroline Rylance, only dau. of John Rylance, of Shiplake, co. Oxford, and has issue

mar. (2)

23 Jun 2001 Margaret Morgan Stonehouse, dau. of Eric Childe Stonehouse, of Wakefield, co. York

 

 Last updated 4 Oct 2006

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Titles:

8th Earl of Donoughmore

(Ireland, let. pat. 29 Dec 1800)

8th Viscount Donoughmore, of Knocklofty in the County of Tipperary

(Ireland, let. pat. 20 Dec 1797)

8th Viscount Hutchinson, of Knocklofty in the County of Tipperary

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 Jun 1821)

9th Baron Donoughmore, of Knocklofty in the County of Tipperary

(Ireland, let. pat. 16 Oct 1783)

 

Note: The heir to the Earldom is known as Viscount Suirdale

 

Address:

The Manor House, Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18 2LQ

Tel:  01993 850231   Fax:  01993 851334

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