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Egerton of Tatton, Earl (UK, 1897 - 1909)


Creation: let.pat. 22 Jul 1897


Extinct: 16 May 1909


Family name: Egerton




Argent a Lion rampant Gules between three Pheons Sable


On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion rampant also Gules supporting an Arrow palewise Or pheoned and flighted Argent


Dexter: A Griffin Argent gorged with a Ducal Coronet Azure and pendent therefrom a Pheon Sable; Sinister: A Lion Gules gorged with a Plain Collar Argent and pendent therefrom a Pheon also Argent


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Wilbraham [Egerton], 2nd Baron Egerton of Tatton later 1st Earl Egerton of Tatton

1st son and heir of William Tatton [Egerton], 1st Baron Egerton of Tatton, by his wife Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Loftus, 1st dau. of John [Loftus], 2nd Marquess of Ely


17 Jan 1832

mar. (1)

15 Oct 1857 Lady Mary Sarah Amherst (b. 8 May 1837; d. 7 Dec 1892), 1st dau. of William Pitt [Amherst], 2nd Earl Amherst, by his wife Gertrude Percy, 6th dau. of Hon and Rt Rev Hugh Percy DD, Bishop of Carlisle (2nd son of Algernon [Smithson later Percy], 1st Earl of Beverley), by his wife Mary Manners-Sutton, 1st dau. of Rt Hon and Most Rev Charles Manners-Sutton DD, Archbishop of Canterbury (by his wife Mary Thornton, dau. of Thomas Thornton, of Screveton, co. Nottingham), 2nd son of Lord George Manners later Manners-Sutton (by his wife Diana Chaplin, only dau. of Thomas Chaplin, of Blankney, co. Lincoln), 3rd son of John [Manners], 3rd Duke of Rutland

only child by first wife

1. Lady Gertrude Lucia Egerton (b. 9 Jan 1861; d. 7 Jun 1943), mar. 4 Jan 1881 Arnold Allan Cecil [Keppel], 8th Earl of Albemarle, and had issue

mar. (2)

8 Aug 1894 Alice Anne Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville (b. 29 Sep 1847; widow of Richard Plantagenet [Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville], 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos; d. 15 Sep 1931), 1st dau. of Sir Graham Graham-Montgomery, 3rd Bt., by his wife Alice Hope-Johnstone, dau. of John James Hope-Johnstone of Annandale


s.p.m. 16 Mar 1909


22 Jul 1897 Viscount Salford, of Salford in the County of Lancaster, and Earl Egerton of Tatton, of Tatton in the County of Chester

suc. by

brother in the Barony of Egerton of Tatton only


Member of Parliament (Conservative) for North Cheshire 1858-68 and for Mid-Cheshire 1868-83; an Ecclesiastical Commissioner 1880-1908; suc. his father as 2nd Baron Egerton of Tatton 21 Feb 1883; Chancellor of the Order of St John of Jerusalem; Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons, co. Chester 1886-1900; President of the Royal Agricultural Society 1887; Chairman of the Manchester Ship Canal 1887-94; Provincial Grand Master of Mark Masons; Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire 1900-05


On the death of the 1st Earl Egerton of Tatton the Viscountcy of Salford and the Earldom of Egerton of Tatton became extinct. The Barony of Egerton of Tatton passed to his younger brother, Hon Alan de Tatton Egerton.


 First written 7 Apr 2005



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