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Dynevor, Baron (GB, 1780)

 

Creation: let. pat. 17 Oct 1780

 

Family name: Talbot later Rice later de Cardonnell later Rice later Rhys

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Arms:

Argent a Chevron between three Ravens Sable

Crest:

A Raven Sable

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Griffin per fess Or and Argent with wings addorsed and inverted and tail between the legs;  Sinister:  a Talbot Argent collared flory counterflory Gules eared Ermine and charged on the shoulder with a Trefoil slipped Vert

Motto:

Secret Et Hardi (Secret and bold)

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William [Talbot], 2nd Baron Talbot of Hensol later 1st Earl Talbot and 1st Baron Dynevor

1st son of Charles [Talbot], 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol, by his wife Cecil Mathews, dau. and hrss. of Charles Mathews, of Castle-y-Menich, co. Glamorgan

born

16 May 1710

mar.

21 Feb 1733/4 Mary de Cardonnel (d. 5 Apr 1787), only dau. and hrss. of Rt Hon Adam de Cardonnel, of Bedhampton Park, co. Hampshire, Secretary at War, by his wife Elizabeth Baudouin, dau. of Rene Baudouin, of London

only child

1. Lady Cecil Talbot, later suo jure Baroness Dynevor

died

s.p.m. 27 Apr 1782

created

19 Mar 1761 Earl Talbot

17 Oct 1780 Baron Dynevor, of Dynevor in the County of Carmarthen, with special remainder failing male issue to his only daughter, Cecil Rice, widow, and the heirs male of her body

suc. by

daughter

note

suc. his father 14 Feb 1737 as 2nd Baron Talbot of Hensol;  Lord Steward of the Household;  on his death the Earldom of Talbot became extinct and the Barony of Talbot of Hensol was inherited by his nephew, John [Talbot later Chetwynd-Talbot], 3rd Baron Talbot of Hensol later 1st Earl Talbot

 

Lady Cecil Talbot later Rice later de Cardonnell, suo jure Baroness Dynevor

born

Jul 1735

mar.

16 Aug 1756 Rt Hon George Rice MP, of Newton, co. Carmarthen, Member of Parliament for Carmarthenshire 1754-79, Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire 1755-79 (d. 3 Aug 1779; bur. at Llandiloe, co. Carmarthen), only son of Edward Rice MP, of Newton, co. Carmarthen, by his wife Lucy Trevor, dau. of John Morley Trevor, of Glynde, co. Sussex

children

1. Hon George Talbot Rice later de Cardonnell later Rice, later 3rd Baron Dynevor

2. William Rice (b. 1 Apr 1769; dvm. 20 Apr 1780)

3. Very Rev Hon Edward Rice DD, Dean of Gloucester (b. 19 Nov 1779; d. 15 Aug 1862), mar. 9 Jul 1800 Charlotte Lascelles (d. 26 Feb 1832), 2nd dau. of Gen Lascelles, and had issue:

1a. Edward Rice (dvp. 5 Jun 1820)

2a. Francis William Rice, later 5th Baron Dynevor

3a. George Robert Rice (dvp. 12 May 1854)

4a. Rev Hon Henry Rice, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1870, Rector of Great Risington, co. Gloucester (d. 16 Sep 1896), mar. 12 Dec 1837 Emma Stone (d. 14 Sep 1907), dau. of W F Lowndes Stone, of Brightwell Park, co. Oxford, and had issue

5a. Hon John Talbot Rice, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1870 (b. 16 Apr 1819; dsp. 12 May 1899), mar. (1) 13 Oct 1846 Clara Louisa Reade (d. 11 Aug 1853), 3rd dau. of Sir John Chandos Reade, 7th Bt., and (2) 24 Oct 1855 Elizabeth Lucy Boyd (d. 25 Oct 1914), dau. of Robert Boyd

1a. Hon Charlotte Rice, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1870 (d. 8 Sep 1882), mar. 1 Sep 1835 Rev Alexander Cameron, 2nd son of Donald Cameron of Lochiel, and had issue

2a. Hon Cecil Rice, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1870 (d. 2 Jun 1852), mar. 4 Jan 1837 Col Charles Augustus Arney (mar. (2) 28 Mar 1860 Matilda Anne Lang, only child and hrss. of Maj .... Lang), and had issue

3a. Hon Maria Rice, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1870 (b. c. 1809; d. 17 Apr 1886), mar. 3 Sep 1839 Rev Edward Bankes, Canon of Gloucester and Bristol (d. 24 May 1867)

4a. Elizabeth Rice (dvp. 7 Oct 1828)

5a. Hon Lucy Horatia Rice, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1870, mar. 7 Jun 1832 Rev William Swete Escott, of Hartrow, Rector of Brompton-Ralph, co. Somerset (d. 2 Mar 1884), and had issue

6a. Frances Emma Rice (dvp. 1 May 1860), mar. 20 Mar 1842 Rev William Wiggin, Rector of Oddington, co. Gloucester, and had issue

7a. Maria Louisa Rice (dvp. 21 Feb 1845)

1. Hon Henrietta Cecilia Rice (b. 28 Sep 1858; d. 17 Dec 1849), mar. 1788 Magens Dorrien Magens (d. 1849)

2. Lucy Rice (b. 29 May 1763; dvp. an infant)

3. Hon Maria Rice (b. 5 Apr 1773; d. 1810), mar. 1796 Admiral John Markham, and had issue

died

14 Mar 1793 (bur. at Llandiloe, co. Carmarthen)

suc. by

son

note

under the will of her mother took the name of de Cardonnell only by Royal Licence 1787

 

George Talbot [Rice later de Cardonnell later Rice], 3rd Baron Dynevor

born

8 Oct 1765

mar.

20 Oct 1794 Hon Frances Townshend (b. 20 Feb 1772; d. 13 Aug 1864), 3rd dau. of Thomas [Townshend], 1st Viscount Sydney, by his wife Elizabeth Powys, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Richard Powys, of Hintlesham, co. Suffolk

children

1. Hon George Rice later Rice-Trevor, later 4th Baron Dynevor

1. Hon Frances Rice (d. 1884)

2. Hon Cecil Rice (d. 1883)

3. Hon Harriet Lucy Rice (d. 26 Dec 1879)

4. Hon Caroline Mary Rice (d. 18 May 1878)

5. Hon Katherine Sarah Rice (d. Jan 1887)

6. Hon Maria Elizabeth Rice (d.; 3 Mar 1905)

died

9 Apr 1852

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Carmarthenshire 1790-93; took the name of de Cardonnell by Royal Licence on the death of his mother in1793; Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire 1804-52; resumed the name of Rice by Royal Licence 1817

 

George [Rice later Rice-Trevor], 4th Baron Dynevor

born

5 Aug 1795

mar.

27 Nov 1824 Frances FitzRoy (b. 2 Jan 1803; d. 30 Apr 1878), 1st dau. of Gen Lord Charles FitzRoy (by his second wife Lady Frances Anne Stewart, 1st dau. by his second wife of Robert [Stewart], 1st Marquess of Londonderry), 2nd son by his first wife of Augustus Henry [FitzRoy], 3rd Duke of Grafton

children

1. Hon Frances Emily Rice-Trevor (d. 26 Nov 1863), mar. 1 May 1848 Capt Edward ffolliott Wingfield (b. 6 Aug 1323; d. 20 Sep 1865), 3rd son of Rev Hon Edward Wingfield (by his wife Louisa Joan Jocelyn, 3rd dau. of Hon George Jocelyn MP (by his wife Thomasina Bowen, dau. of Henry Cole Bowen, of Bowenscourt, co. Cork), 2nd son of Robert [Jocelyn], 1st Earl of Roden), 3rd son of Richard [Wingfield], 4th Viscount Powerscourt, and had issue

2. Hon Caroline Elizabeth Anne Rice-Trevor (b. 17 Aug 1827; d. 12 Aug 1887), mar. 24 Feb 1849 Thomas [Bateson], 1st Baron Deramore, and had issue

3. Eva Gwenllian Rice-Trevor (dvp. 28 Jul 1842)

4. Hon Selina Rice-Trevor (b. 11 Sep 1836; d. 22 Jan 1913), mar. 12 Nov 1862 William Lygon [Pakenham], 4th Earl of Longford, and had issue

5. Hon Eleanore Mary Rice-Trevor (d. 12 Oct 1897)

died

s.p.m. 7 Oct 1869

suc. by

cousin

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Carmarthenshire 1820-31 and 1832-52; took the name of Trevor after that of Rice by Royal Licence 1824 on inheriting the estates of the Trevor family at Glynde, co. Sussex; Militia ADC to Queen Victoria 1852-69

 

Rev Francis William [Rice], 5th Baron Dynevor

born

10 May 1804

mar. (1)

3 Feb 1830 Harriet Ives Barker (d. 22 Jul 1854), dau. of Daniel Raymond Barker

children by first wife

1. Hon Arthur de Cardonnel Rice, later 6th Baron Dynevor

1. Hon Ellen Rice CBE LGStJ (d. 21 May 1924), mar. 20 Sep 1855 Rev James Gerald Joyce, Rector of Strathfieldsaye, co. Hampshire (d. 28 Jun 1878), and had issue

mar. (2)

18 Nov 1856 Eliza Amelia Knox (d. 5 Aug 1896), 1st dau. of Rev Henry Carnegie Knox, Rector of Lechlade, co. Gloucester

children by second wife

2. Francis Carnegie Rice (b. 18 Jul 1858; dvp. 24 Jul 1868)

3. Rev Hon William Talbot Rice, Vicar of All Saints', Plumstead 1888-93, Rector of St Peter-le-Bailey, Oxford 1893-1902, Vicar of Swansea 1902-19, Prebendary of St David's Cathedral 1916-20, Vicar of St Paul's, Onslow Square 1919-35 (b. 24 Mar 1861; d. 13 Nov 1935), mar. 10 Nov 1887 Marian Gurney (d. 17 Apr 1950), dau. of Henry Edward Gurney, of Nutwood, Reigate, co. Surrey, and had issue

2. Hon Cecil Mina Rice (d. 15 Feb 1924), mar. 19 Oct 1898 Rev Hubert Vaughan-Johnson, Rector of Lullington, Frome, co. Somerset (d. 6 Feb 1936), and had issue

3. Hon Alice Sophia Rice (d. 15 Jan 1939), mar. 10 Mar 1897 Ven Leonard Rhys Hancock, Rector of Marston Bigot, Frome, co. Somerset (d. May 1943), and had issue

4. Hon Mary Charlotte Rice (d. 10 Jul 1923)

died

3 Aug 1878

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Vicar of Fairford, co. Gloucester 1827-78

 

Arthur de Cardonnel [Rice], 6th Baron Dynevor, JP DL

born

24 Jan 1836

mar.

4 Feb 1869 Selina Lascelles (b. 17 May 1841; d. 16 Dec 1889), 3rd dau. of Maj Hon Arthur Lascelles, of Norley, co. Chester (by his wife Caroline Frances Brooke, 3rd dau. of Sir Richard Brooke, 6th Bt., of Norton Priory, co. Chester), 5th son of Henry [Lascelles], 2nd Earl of Harewood

children

1. Hon Walter FitzUryan Rice later Rhys, later 7th Baron Dynevor

1. Hon Gladys Rice (dsp. 13 Aug 1950), mar. 16 Jun 1909 Lt Col Elliott Beverley Steeds-Bird DSO (dsp. 16 May 1945), only son of George Beverley Bird

2. Hon Nest Rice (d. 21 Jun 1943), mar. 25 Jul 1896 Sir (James) Reginald Lea Rankin, 2nd Bt., and had issue

3. Hon Gwenllian Clare Rice (b. c. 1875; d. 6 Apr 1969), mar. 26 Sep 1911 Capt Roger Dawson Dawson-Duffield Brownson (d. 21 Oct 1918), only son of Rev Frank Brownson, Rector of Compton Greenfield, co. Gloucester, and had issue

died

8 Jun 1911 (bur. at Llandiloe, co. Carmarthen)

suc. by

son

 

Walter FitzUryan [Rice later Rhys], 7th Baron Dynevor, JP

born

17 Aug 1873

mar.

12 Oct 1898 Lady Margaret Child-Villiers (b. 8 Oct 1875; d. 1 Apr 1959), 1st surv. dau. of  Victor Albert George [Child-Villiers], 7th Earl of Jersey, by his wife Hon Margaret Elizabeth Leigh, 1st dau. of William Henry [Leigh], 2nd Baron Leigh

children

1. Hon Charles Arthur Uryan Rhys, later 8th Baron Dynevor

2. Capt Hon Elwyn Villiers Rhys (b. 19 Dec 1900; dspm. 10 Jan 1966), mar. 14 Jul 1931 Diana Stanley, 2nd dau. of Maj Roger Cyril Hans Sloane Stanley, of Paultons, Romsey, co. Hampshire, and has issue:

1a. Daphne Margaret Rhys (b. 11 Jan 1933), mar. 1 May 1956 Maurice Brain, of Tower Farm, Whiteparish, nr Salisbury, co. Wiltshire, and has issue

3. Capt Hon David Reginald Rhys, jure uxoris Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo and a Grandee of Spain 1st Class 1943-47 (b. 18 Mar 1907; d. 1991), mar. (1) 23 Mar 1933 (div. 1963) Lady Anne Maud Wellesley, suo jure Duchess of Ciudad Rodrigo and a Grandee of Spain 1st Class 1943-47 (b. 2 Feb 1910), only dau. of Arthur Charles [Wellesley], 5th Duke of Wellington, by his wife Hon Lilian Maud Glen Coats, 2nd dau. of George [Coats], 1st Baron Glentanar, and had issue:

1a. Llewellyn Arthur Rhys, heir presumptive to the Barony of Dynevor, of Hilliers, Bucklebury Common, Reading, co. Berkshire (b. 8 Jun 1935), mar. 23 Sep 1961 Rosemary Martha Ann Sellers, 1st dau. of Rev Canon Robert Victor Sellers DD, of The North Liberty, Wells, co. Somerset, and has issue:

1b. Robert David Arthur Rhys (b. 26 Jul 1963)

2b. Julian Nicholas James Rhys (b. 16 Sep 1966)

1b. Fiona Martha Alison Rhys (b. 28 Jun 1962), mar. 1986 Capt R D C James, and has issue

2a. Elizabeth Maud Rhys (b. 14 Aug 1937), mar. 10 Feb 1966 Peter Matthew Doran, son of Patrick Doran

Capt Hon David Reginald Rhys mar. (2) 21 Oct 1963 Sheila Mary d'Ambrumenil (former wife of Christopher d'Ambrumenil), only dau. of Douglas James Phillips, of Popley Field, Basingstoke, co. Hampshire, and had further issue:

2a. George Dafydd Rhys (b. 30 Apr 1965), mar. (1) 25 Apr 1992 (div. 1999) Vanessa Jane Donald, 2nd dau. of Colin Donald, of Newbury, co. Berkshire, and (2) 1999 Jayne Nicola Church, dau. of Anthony Church, of co. Suffolk, and has issue by both wives

1. Hon Imogen Alice Rhys (b. 27 Aug 1903 ; d. 20 Mar 2001), mar. 14 Jul 1936 David Francis [Brand], 5th Viscount Hampden, and had issue

died

8 Jun 1956

suc. by

son

note

Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India 1899-1903 and the First Lord of the Admiralty 1903-05; Member of Parliament for Brighton 1910-11; Assistant, Ministry of Munitions 1916-18; Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire 1928-49

 

Charles Arthur Uryan [Rhys], 8th Baron Dynevor, CBE MC JP DL

born

21 Sep 1899

mar.

29 Sep 1934 Hope Mary Woodbine Soames (b. 2 Aug 1893; former wife of Capt Arthur Granville Soames OBE, son of Harold Soames, of Gray Rise, Lilliput, co. Dorset;  d. 1980), 2nd dau. of Charles Woodbine Parish, of Ennismore Gardens, London (by his second wife Hon Helen Jane Sandilands, sister of James Walter [Sandilands], 12th Lord Torphichen, and only dau. of Rev Hon John Sandilands, Rector of Coston, co. Leicester), 2nd son of Sir Woodbine Parish KCH JP, of Quarry House, St Leonard's-on-Sea, co. Sussex, by his second wife Louisa Hubbard, sister of John Gellibrand [Hubbard], 1st Baron Addington, and dau. of John Hubbard, of Stratford Grove, co. Essex

only child

1. Hon Richard Charles Uryan Rhys, later 9th Baron Dynevor

died

15 Sep 1962

suc. by

son

note

Capt, General Reserve of Officers 1918-20; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Romford 1923-29 and Guildford 1931-35; Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt Hon Stanley Baldwin MP 1927-29; Chairman, Director, etc., of various public bodies and commercial companies

 

Richard Charles Uryan [Rhys], 9th Baron Dynevor

born

19 Jun 1935

mar.

7 Jan 1959 (div. 1978) Lucy Catherine King Rothenstein (b. 16 Oct 1934), only child of Sir John Knewstub Maurice Rothenstein CBE, of Beauforest House, Newington, Warborough, co. Oxford. Director of the Tate Gallery (by his wife Elizabeth Kennard Whittington Smith, 2nd dau. of Charles Judson Smith, of Lexington, Kentucky, USA), son of Sir William Rothenstein, of Far Oakri9dge, Stroud, co. Gloucester, by his wife Alice Mary Knewstub, 1st dau. of Walter John Knewstub

children

1. Hon Hugo Griffith Uryan Rhys, later 10th Baron Dynevor

1. Hon Miranda Jane Caroline Rhys (b. 17 Sep 1960), mar. 1986 David Rule, and has issue

2. Hon Sarah Sophia Rhiannon Rhys (b. 8 Mar 1963), mar. 1987 Dyfrug Williams, and has issue

3. Hon Susannah Mair Elizabeth Rhys (b. 2 Jun 1964), mar. 1993 Barnaby Stone, and has issue

died

12 Nov 2008

suc. by

son

 

Hugo Griffith Uryan [Rhys], 10th Baron Dynevor

born

19 Nov 1966

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Dynevor is Llewellyn Arthur Rhys, a grandson of the 7th Baron Dynevor and first cousin once removed to the present Baron.

 

Last updated 28 May 2011

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Title:

10th Baron Dynevor, of Dynevor in the County of Carmarthen

(Great Britain, let. pat. 17 Oct 1780)

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