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Dormer, Baron (E, 1615)

 

Creation: let. pat. 1615

 

Family name: Dormer

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Arms:

Azure ten Billets four three two and one Or on a Chief of the second a Demi Lion issuant Sable

Crest:

A Falconer's Right Hand Glove fesswise Argent thereon perched a Falcon wings inverted also Argent belled and beaked Or

Supporters:

On either side a Falcon wings inverted Argent legged and beaked Or belled Gules

Motto:

Cio Che Dio Vuole Io Voglio (What God wills I will)

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Robert [Dormer], 1st Baron Dormer

1st son of Sir William Dormer MP, by his second wife Dorothy Catesby, dau. of Anthony Catesby, of Whiston, co. Northampton

born

mar.

c. 1590 Hon Elizabeth Browne (d. c.1631), 1st dau. of Anthony [Browne], 1st Viscount Montagu, by his second wife Hon Magdalen Dacre, 1st dau. of William [Dacre], 3rd Baron Dacre of Gilsland

children

1. Hon Sir William Dormer (dvp. Oct 1616), mar. Alice Gilbert (widow of Sir John Gilbert, of Compton, co. Devon, Governor of Plymouth Fort (dsp. 5 Jul 1608), 1st son of Sir Humphrey Gilbert (half-brother of Sir Walter Ralegh), Founder of Newfoundland, by his wife Anne Agar, dau. and hrss. of John Agar), 4th dau. of Sir Richard Molyneux, 1st Bt., of Sefton, co. Lancaster, by his wife Frances Gerard, sister of Thomas [Gerard], 1st Baron Gerard, and 1st dau. of Sir Gilbert Gerard, of Gerard's Bromley, co., Stafford, Master of the Rolls, and had issue:

1a. Robert Dormer, later 2nd Dormer later 1st Earl of Carnarvon

1a. Elizabeth Dormer (d. 31 May 1635), mar. 1628 as his first wife Edward [Somerset], 2nd Marquess of Worcester, and had issue

2. Hon Anthony Dormer, of Grove Park, co. Warwick, mar. Margaret Terringham, dau. of Sir Henry Terringham, of Terringham, co. Buckingham, and had issue:

1a. Robert Dormer, of Grove Park, co. Warwick, mar. Anne Eyre, dau. of Col Rowland Eyre, of Hassop, co. Derby, by his wife Ann Smith, sister of Charles [Smith], 1st Viscount Carrington, and dau. of Sir Francis Smith, of Wootton Wawen, co. Warwick, and Ashley Folville and Queensborough, co. Leicester,and had issue:

1b. Rowland Dormer, later 4th Baron Dormer

1b. Anne Dormer (dsp. 12 Oct 1746; bur. at Budbrooke, co. Warwick), mar. (1) Edmond Powell, of Sandford, co. Oxford, and (2) as his second wife her second cousin Sir John Curzon, 2nd Bt., of Waterperry, co. Oxford

3. Hon Robert Dormer, of Peterley, co. Buckingham (d. 1651), mar. May Banester, dau. of Edward Banester, of Ilsworth, co. Hampshire, and had issue:

 1a. Charles Dormer, of Peterley, co. Buckingham (d. 1677), mar. Mary Cellier, and had issue:

1b. Charles Dormer, later 5th Baron Dormer

1b. Anne Dormer, mar. 1644 George Eyston, of East Hendred, co. Berkshire (b. 1636; d. 1691), and had issue

1. Hon Dorothy Dormer, mar. Sir Henry Huddleston, of Sawston, co. Essex (d. 1617), 1st son and heir of Sir Edmund Huddleston, of Sawston, co. Essex, by his wife Dorothy Beconsall, dau. of Henry Beconsall, of Beconsall, co. Essex, and had issue

2. Hon Magdalen Dormer, mar. Sir John Curzon, of Waterperry, co. Oxford, 1st son and heir of Sir Francis Curzon,m of Waterperry, co. Oxford, by his wife Anne Southcote, dau. of Sir John Southcote, and had issue

3. Hon Mary Dormer, mar. Sir John Caryll, of Harting, co. Sussex, and had issue

died

8 Nov 1616

created

10 Jun 1615 Baronet of England, styled "of Wyng, co. Buckingham"

30 Jun 1615 Baron Dormer, of Wyng in the County of Buckingham

suc. by

grandson

 

Robert [Dormer], 2nd Baron Dormer later 1st Earl of Carnarvon

created

2 Aug 1628 Viscount Ascott and Earl of Carnarvon

 

The Barony of Dormer was held by the Earls of Carnarvon from 2 Aug 1628 to 25 Nov 1709, when on the death of Charles [Dormer], 2nd Earl of Carnarvon, 3rd Baron Dormer, etc., the Earldom of Carnarvon became extinct but the Barony of Dormer passed to his second cousin:

 

Rowland [Dormer], 4th Baron Dormer

born

died

27 Sep 1712

suc. by

second cousin

 

Charles [Dormer], 5th Baron Dormer

born

22 Apr 1668

mar. (1)

Catherine Fettiplace, dau. and hrss. of Edmond Fettiplace, of Swincombe, co. Oxford

children by first wife

1. Father Charles Dormer, later 6th Baron Dormer

2. Hon John Dormer, later 7th Baron Dormer

mar. (2)

7 Jun 1694 Elizabeth Biddulph (d. 29 Oct 1739), dau. of Richard Biddulph, of Biddulph Castle, co. Stafford, by his wife Ann Goring, dau. and hrss. of Sir Henry Goring, 2nd Bt., of Burton, co. Sussex

children by second wife

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8. Hon James Dormer, of Antwerp, Holland

9.

10.

1.

2.

3. Hon Frances Dormer, mar. William Plowden, of Plowden, co. Shropshire (d. 27 Aug 1754), and had issue

4.

5.

died

2 Jul 1728

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Father Charles [Dormer], 6th Baron Dormer

born

died

7 Mar 1761

suc. by

brother

 

John [Dormer], 7th Baron Dormer

born

2 Jun 1691

mar.

1719 Mary Bisshopp (d. 29 Oct 1739), dau. of Sir Cecil Bisshopp, 3rd Bt., of Parham, co. Sussex, by his wife Elizabeth Dunch, dau. and hrss. of Henry Dunch

children

1. Hon Charles Dormer, later 8th Baron Dormer

2. Hon John Dormer, an officer in the Austrian Service (b. 18 Feb 1730; d. 21 Nov 1795), mar. 22 May 1755 Countess Elizabeth von Buttler, 2nd dau. of Count Gabriel von Buttler, and had issue:

1a. Joseph Thaddeus Dormer, later 11th Baron Dormer

1a. Antonia Dormer (d. 1805), mar. General Baron O'Brien, an officer in the Austrian service, and had issue

3. Hon James Dormer (b. 27 May 1735; d. 1817), mar. Mary Purcil (d. 10 Aug 1797), dau. of Patrick Purcil, of Cadiz, Spain, and had issue

1. Hon Elizabeth Dormer (b. 15 May 1724; dsp. 11 Aug 1809; bur. in Bath Abbey), mar.21 Nov 1743 George [Talbot], 14th Earl of Shrewsbury

2. Hon Barbara Dormer (d. unm.)

died

7 Oct 1785

suc. by

son

 

Charles [Dormer], 8th Baron Dormer

born

30 Apr 1725

mar. (1)

9 Aug 1759 Mary Talbot (d. 18 May 1753), sister of George [Talbot], 14th Earl of Shrewsbury, and 2nd dau. of George Talbot, by his wife Hon Mary Fitzwilliam, only dau. by his second wife of Thomas [FitzWilliam], 4th Viscount FitzWilliam

only child by first wife

1. Hon Charles Dormer, later 9th Baron Dormer

mar. (2)

23 Jan 1768 Elizabeth Mordaunt (widow of Lt Col Hon John Mordaunt, brother of Charles [Mordaunt], 4th Earl of Peterborough;  d. 15 Sep 1797), dau. of Samuel Hamilton

children by second wife

2. Hon John Evelyn Pierrepont Dormer, later 10th Baron Dormer

1. Hon Anne Dormer (d. 2 Feb 1832), mar. 12 Dec 1792 Edward Thoroton Gould, of Mansfield-Woodhouse, co. Nottingham (d. 15 Feb 1830)

2. Hon Elizabeth Lucy Dormer (d. 31 May 1848), mar. 1 May 1793 Henry Berkeley Portman, 1st son of Henry William Portman, of Bryanston, co. Dorset

3. Hon Frances Dormer (d. 18 Dec 1842), mar. 12 Jun 1791 Robert Knight, of Barrels, co. Warwick

died

30 Mar 1804

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Charles [Dormer], 9th Baron Dormer

born

10 Jan 1753

died

2 Apr 1819

suc. by

half-brother

 

John Evelyn Pierrepont [Dormer], 10th Baron Dormer

born

Mar 1771

mar.

20 Nov 1795 Lady Elizabeth Kerr (b. 2 Sep 1765; dsp. 13 Aug 1822), 1st dau. of William John Kerr, 5th Marquess of Lothian, by his wife Elizabeth Fortescue, only dau. of Chichester Fortescue, of Dromisken, co. Louth

died

s.p. 9 Dec 1826

suc. by

cousin

 

Joseph Thaddeus [Dormer], 11th Baron Dormer

born

1 Jun 1790

mar.

5 May 1829 Elizabeth Anne Tichborne (d. 4 Jul 1883), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Henry Joseph Tichborne, 8th Bt., by his wife Anne Burke, 4th dau. of Sir Thomas Burke, 1st Bt., of Marble Hill, co. Galway

children

1. Hon John Baptist Joseph Dormer, later 12th Baron Dormer

2. Lieut Gen Hon Sir James Charlemagne Dormer KCB, Chief of Staff of army of occupation in Egypt 1882-85, Deputy Adjutant-General for auxiliary forces 1885-86, Maj Gen commanding the Dublin District 1886-88, on the staff to command the troops in Egypt 1888-90, Lieut Gen commanding Madras Army and Member of Council of Governor of Fort St George 1891-93 (b. 26 Jan 1834; d. 3 May 1893), mar. 8 Oct 1861 Ella Frances Catherine Fergusson (widow of Robert Cutlar Fergusson of Craigdarroch and Orroland; d. 2 Jun 1906), only dau. of Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Bt., and had issue:

1a. Roland John Dormer, later 13th Baron Dormer

2a. Hon Charles Joseph Thaddeus Dormer, later 14th Baron Dormer

1a. Hon Gwendoline Mary Dormer, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1901 (b. 11 Jul 1865; d. 16 Sep 1942), mar. 16 Oct 1883 as his second wife Montagu Arthur [Bertie], 7th Earl of Abingdon, and had issue

2a. Hon Eveline Mary Dormer, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1901 (b. 30 Jul 1866; d. 23 Oct 1929), mar. 18 May 1892 James Logan Stewart (d. 29 Jun 1898), 1st son of James Stewart, of Alltyrodyn, co. Cardigan, and had issue

3a. Hon Mary Catherine Dormer, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1901 (b. 13 Oct 1867; d. 30 May 1943), mar. 9 Sep 1891 Sir John David Rees, 1st Bt. KCIE CVO MP, and had issue

4a. Hon Ethel Mary Dormer, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1901 (b. 31 May 1870; d. 7 Jul 1949)

5a. Sister Leonie Mary Dormer, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1901 (b. 2 Nov 1872)

6a. Hon Constance Mary Dormer, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1901 (b. 1 Dec 1874; d. 5 Mar 1955)

3. Hon Hubert Francis Dormer (b. 4 Nov 1837; d. 16 Apr 1913), mar. 11 Nov 1865 Mary Jane Elizabeth Digby (b. 22 Apr 1843; d. 15 Aug 1938), 3rd dau. of Kenelm Henry Digby, of Clarence House, Dover, co. Kent, by his wife Jane Mary Dillon, and had issue:

1a. Capt Edward Henry Dormer (b. 13 Oct 1870; d. 9 Jul 1943), mar. 24 Jun 1903 Hon Vanessa Margaret Borwick (d. 16 Jun 1962), 5th dau. of Robert Hudson [Borwick], 1st Baron Borwick, by his wife Caroline Smith Johnston, 6th dau. of Rev Richard Daniel Johnston, of Kurnool, Madras, India, and had issue:

1b. Robert Francis Edward Baptist Dormer (b. 27 Jun 1904; dsp. 18 Jan 1980), mar. (1) 9 Mar 1928 (div. 1934) Ebba Stokholm-Hestbeck, dau. of Niels Stokholm-Hestbeck, of Mors, Denmark, (2) 11 Oct 1934 (div. 1949) Barbara Brierly, dau. of Martin Reed Brierly, and (3) 22 May 1951 Loris Baines, 2nd dau. of John Hardcastle Baines, of Hove, co. Sussex

2b. Geoffrey Henry Dormer, later 17th Baron Dormer

1b. Cecilia Mary Margaret Dormer (b. 22 Nov 1905; d. 6 Aug 1974), mar. (1) 24 Nov 1926 Lt Col William Basil Wilberforce DSO (k. in action 6 May 1943), of Markington Hall, co. York, and (2) 22 May 1950 Lt Col Hugh de Neufville Lucas (d. 2 Jul 1970), yst. son of Lt Col Charles Arthur de Neufville Lucas, and had issue by her first husband

2a. John Hubert Aloysius Dormer (b. 13 Jan 1874; d. 9 Aug 1946), mar. 1900 Virginia Sinclair Tankerville-Chamberlain (d. 24 Jun 1956), dau. of Charles Tankerville-Chamberlain Bey, of 65 Avenue D'Ilena, Paris, France, and had issue

3a. Capt Kenelm Everard Dormer (b. 22 Feb 1879; d. 28 May 1935), mar. 14 Apr 1910 Josephine Sarah Toohey (d. 23 May 1965), yst. dau. of Hon John T Toohey MLC, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and had issue

4a. Capt Robert Stanhope Dormer (b. 18 Aug 1880; d. 28 Jul 1960), mar. 14 Feb 1927 Ebba Hambro (widow of Sir Everard Alexander Hambro KCVO; d. 5 Nov 1961), dau. of Charles Beresford Whyte, of Hatley Manor, co. Leitrim, and had issue

5a. Sir Cecil Francis Joseph Dormer KCMG MVO, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Bangkok 1930-34 and Oslo 1934-41, Ambassador to Polish Government in London 1941-43 (b. 14 Feb 1883; dsp. 28 Jul 1979), mar. 25 Feb 1915 Lady Mary Alice Clara Feilding (d. 7 Mar 1973), dau. of 9th Earl of Denbigh

4. Hon Henry Edward Dormer, an Army officer (b. 29 Nov 1844; dvp. 2 Oct 1866)

1. Sister Mary Isabel Lucy Dormer, a nun

died

5 Jul 1871

suc. by

son

 

John Baptist Joseph [Dormer], 12th Baron Dormer

born

22 May 1830

mar. (1)

14 Jun 1866 Louisa Frances Mary King-Tenison (d. 9 Sep 1868), 1st dau. of Edward King-Tenison, of Kilronan Castle, co. Roscommon, by his wife Lady Louisa Anson, 1st dau. of Thomas William [Anson], 1st Earl of Lichfield

children by first wife

1. Henry Edward Dormer (b. 4 Mar 1867; dvp. 24 Dec 1867)

1. Hon Florence Edith Louise Dormer (b. 8 Sep 1868; d. 21 Dec 1956), mar. 20 Jul 1892 Henry Charles Vicars Hunter (d. 20 Jun 1934), of Abermarlais Park, co. Carmarthen, only son of Henry Frotheringham Hunter, of Kilbourne Hall, co. Derby, and had issue

mar. (2)

11 Feb 1871 Leonie de Bueren (widow of Count Alfred de Bueren;  d. 1 Sep 1883), dau. of M Fortamps, Senator of Belgium

mar. (3)

8 Jan 1885 Emily Constance Campbell Bald (d. 18 Sep 1919), dau. of John Bald, of Monzie Castle, co. Perth

died

s.p.m. 22 Dec 1900

suc. by

nephew

 

Roland John [Dormer], 13th Baron Dormer

born

24 Nov 1862

mar.

16 Aug 1897 Marie Hanem Eywaz, dau. of F Eywaz, of Cairo, Egypt

only child

1. Hon Rosa Mary Victoria Eugenie Dormer (b. 30 Jul 1912; dvp. 1913)

died

s.p.m. 9 Feb 1920

suc. by

brother

 

Charles Joseph Thaddeus [Dormer], 14th Baron Dormer, CBE

born

24 Feb 1864

mar.

17 Feb 1903 Caroline May Clifford (d. 18 Mar 1951), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Col Sir Robert Cavendish Spencer Clifford, 3rd Bt., of Westfield, Ryde, Isle of Wight, by his wife Emmelina Lowe, only child of R Atwell Lowe

children

1. Hon Charles Walter James Dormer, later 15th Baron Dormer

2. Hon John Spencer Philip Dormer, later 16th Baron Dormer

1. Hon Georgiana Mary Dormer MBE (b. 1 Feb 1906; d. 23 Sep 1955), mar. 28 Sep 1927 Lt Col Geoffrey Egerton-Warburton DSO JP DL (b. 18 Feb 1888; d. 1 Aug 1961), 2nd son of Col Piers Egerton-Warburton JP DL MP, of Arley Hall, co. Chester, by his wife Hon Antoinette Elizabeth Saumerez, 1st dau. by his second wife of John St Vincent [Saumarez], 3rd Baron de Saumarez, and had issue

2. Hon Myrtle Emmeline Theresa Dormer (b. 15 Oct 1907; d. 1982), mar. 23 Nov 1927 Robert George Wilmot Berkeley DL (b. 23 Apr 1898; d. 19...), only son of Maj Robert Valentine Berkeley JP DL, of Spetchley Park, co. Worcester, by his wife Rose Wilmott, dau. of Frederick Wilmott, of Warley Place, co. Essex, and has issue

3. Hon Rosamund Jane Dormer (b. 15 Apr 1911; d. 27 May 1995)

died

4 May 1922

suc. by

son

 

Charles Walter James [Dormer], 15th Baron Dormer

born

20 Dec 1903

mar.

19 Feb 1944 Lady Maureen Therese Josephine Noel (b. 7 Mar 1917; mar. (2) 1982 as his second wife Peregrine Edward Lancelot Fellowes; d. 25 Nov 2009), only dau. of Arthur Edward Joseph [Noel], 4th Earl of Gainsborough, by his wife Alice Mary Eyre, 1st dau. of Edward Eyre, of Gloucester House, Park Lane, London

children

1. Hon Jane Maureen Thérese Dormer (b. 20 Nov 1945), mar. (1) 21 Jul 1966 (Henry Alistair) Samuel Sandbach, 1st son of Cdr Ralph Maxwell Sandbach RN, of Stantons, Kingsclere, co. Berkshire, (2) 1980 S/Ldr Geoffrey E Meek RAF (d. 1984), and (3) Lt Cdr R N F Glennie RN (ret.), and has issue by her first husband

2. Hon Catherine Mary Dormer (b. 2 Apr 1950), mar. (1) 14 Feb 1973 (div. 1989) Christopher J G Bird, son of Brig Garth R G Bird, of Great Broadhurst, Broad Oak, Heathfield, co. Sussex, and (2) 1992 Michael Simon Stone, of 81 Lakeside Road, London N13, and has issue by her second husband

died

s.p.m. 27 May 1975

suc. by

brother

 

John Spencer Philip [Dormer], 16th Baron Dormer

born

4 Sep 1914

died

Dec 1995

suc. by

second cousin

 

Geoffrey Henry [Dormer], 17th Baron Dormer

born

13 May 1920

mar. (1)

20 Aug 1947 (div. 1957) Janet Readman, 2nd dau. of James Forrest Alexander Readman, of Edinburgh

children by first wife

1. Hon Carol Susan Dormer (b. 20 Feb 1949), mar. 1974 Patrick Howard Lynn, of Hockerwood Park, Southwell, co. Nottingham, and has issue

2. Hon Sally Ann Vanessa Dormer (b. 3 Feb 1951), mar. 3 Mar 1973 Roger Arthur Skinner (d. 27 Feb 1995), and has issue

mar. (2)

15 Dec 1958 Pamela Simpson, dau. of Wallace Levick Simpson

children by second wife

1. Hon William Robert Dormer (b. 8 Nov 1960), mar. 27 Dec 1985 Paula Robinson, only dau. of Cecil Ingram Peter Robinson, of Stockport, co. Chester, and has issue:

1a. Hugo Edward Geoffrey Dormer (b. 7 Jul 1995)

1a. Claudia Alice Sophia Dormer (b. 6 Nov 1998)

2. Hon (Hugh) Richard Cecil Dormer (b. 20 Apr 1964), mar. 27 Oct 1996 Denise Lunt, only dau. of Peter Anthony Lunt, and has issue

 

 Last updated 17 Jul 2012

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Titles:

17th Baron Dormer, of Wyng in the County of Buckingham

(England, let. pat. 30 Jun 1615)

17th Baronet, styled "of Wing, co. Buckingham"

(England, let. pat. 10 Jun 1615)

 

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