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Ellesmere, Earl of (UK, 1846)

 

Creation: let.pat. 6 Jul 1846

 

Family name: Leveson-Gower later Egerton

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Arms:

See Duke of Sutherland

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Francis [Leveson-Gower later Egerton], 1st Earl of Ellesmere, KG PC

2nd surv. son of George -Leveson-Gower], 1st Duke of Sutherland, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Sutherland, suo jure Countess of Sutherland, only surv. dau. and hrss. of William [Sutherland], 18th Earl of Sutherland

born

1 Jan 1800

mar.

18 Jun 1822 Harriet Catherine Greville (b. 1 Jan 1800; d. 17 Apr 1866), only dau. of Capt Charles Greville by his wife Lady Charlotte Cavendish-Bentinck, only dau. of William Henry [Cavendish-Bentinck], 3rd Duke of Portland

children

1. Hon George Granville Francis Egerton, later 2nd Earl of Ellesmere

2. Adm Hon Francis Egerton RN, Lord Lieutenant of Surrey, Member of Parliament for East Derbyshire 1868-86 (b. 15 Sep 1824; d. 15 Dec 1895), mar. 26 Sep 1865 Lady Louisa Caroline Cavendish (d. 21 Sep 1907), only dau. of William [Cavendish], 7th Duke of Devonshire, and had issue

3. Hon Algernon Fulke Egerton, of Worsley Old Hall, Member of Parliament for South East Lancashire 1868-80 and for Wigan 1882-85, Secretary of the Admiralty 1874-80 (b. 31 Dec 1825; d. 14 Jul 1891), mar. 22 Jan 1863 Alice Louisa Cavendish (d. 28 Mar 1905), 1st dau. of Lord George Henry Cavendish MP (by his wife Lady Louisa Lascelles, 4th dau. of Henry [Lascelles], 2nd Earl of Harewood), yr. brother of William [Cavendish], 7th Duke of Devonshire, and had issue

4. Lt Col Hon Arthur Frederick Egerton (b. 6 Feb 1829; d. 25 Feb 1866), mar. 2 Jun 1858 Helen Tucker Smith (mar. (2) 15 Jul 1875 Maj Gen Sir William Julius Gascoigne KCMG; d. 15 Jun 1928), yst. dau. of Martin Tucker Smith MP, and had issue

5. Hon Granville Egerton RN (b. 1834; d. 27 Jan 1851)

1. Lady Alice Harriet Frederica Egerton (b. 10 Oct 1830; dsp. 22 Dec 1928), mar. 25 Jul 1854 George Henry Charles [Byng], 3rd Earl of Strafford

2. Lady Blanche Egerton (b. 22 Feb 1832; dsp. 20 Mar 1894), mar. 27 Dec 1865 as his second wife John William [Montagu], 7th Earl of Sandwich

died

18 Feb 1857

created

6 Jul 1846 Viscount Brackley, of Brackley in the County of Northamptonshire, and Earl of Ellesmere

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal-Conservative) for Bletchingley 1822-26, for Sutherlandshire 1826-31 and for South Lancashire 1835-46; a Lord of the Treasury 1827; Under Secretary for the Colonies 1828; Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1828-30; Privy Councillor [UK & I] 1828; Secretary at War 1830; took the name of Egerton in lieu of that of Leveson-Gower by Royal Licence 1833; Trustee of the National Gallery 1835-55 and of the National Portrait Gallery 1856-57; Rector of King's College, Aberdeen 1837-57; Knight of the Garter 1855; Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire 1856-57

 

George Granville Francis [Egerton], 2nd Earl of Ellesmere

born

15 Jun 1823

mar.

29 Apr 1846 Lady Mary Louisa Campbell (b. 7 Jan 1825; d. 24 Nov 1916), 4th dau. of John Frederick [Campbell], 1st Earl Cawdor, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Thynne, 1st dau. of Thomas [Thynne], 2nd Marquess of Bath

children

1. Hon Francis Charles Granville Egerton, later 3rd Earl of Ellesmere

2. Hon Alfred John Francis Egerton, Member of Parliament for Eccles (b. 6 Feb 1854; dsp. 25 Sep 1890), mar. 28 Apr 1881 Isabella Corisande Gertrude Gorges (dsp. 22 Apr 1910), dau. of Hamilton Gorges, of Kilbrew, co. Meath

died

19 Sep 1862

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal-Conservative) for North Staffordshire 1847-51; Harleian Trustee of the British Museum 1862

 

Francis Charles Granville [Egerton], 3rd Earl of Ellesmere

born

5 Apr 1847

mar.

9 Dec 1868 Lady Katherine Louisa Phipps (b. 31 Jan 1850; d. 23 Sep 1926), 2nd dau. of Constantine [Phipps], 2nd Marquess of Normanby, by his wife Laura Russell, dau. of Capt Robert Russell RN

children

1. Hon John Francis Granville Scrope Egerton, later 4th Earl of Ellesmere

2. Maj Hon Francis William George Egerton (b. 4 Dec 1874; d. 4 Apr 1948), mar. 2 Nov 1897 Hilda Margaret Curteis (d. 22 Dec 1958), dau. of Rev Canon Curteis, and had issue

3. Hon Thomas Henry Frederick Egerton, Assistant Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer (b. 10 Sep 1876; d. 1 Oct 1953), mar. 23 Oct 1902 Lady Bertha Anson (d. 30 Aug 1959), 1st dau. of Thomas Francis [Anson], 3rd Earl of Lichfield, and had issue:

1a. Roger Francis Egerton (b. 7 Feb 1899; d. 26 Dec 1905)

2a. Capt Cyril Reginald Egerton, of 10 Park Crescent, Wimbledon, London SW19 (b. 7 Sep 1905; d. 1992), mar. (1) 18 Dec 1934 Mary Campbell (d. 23 Sep 1949), only dau. of Rt Hon Sir Ronald Hugh Campbell GCMG, and (2) 29 Jan 1954 Mary Truda Lea (d. 1982), only dau. of Sir Thomas Sydney Lea, 2nd Bt., and had issue by his first wife:

1b. Francis Ronald Egerton, later 6th Earl of Ellesmere later 7th Duke of Sutherland

1b. Lady Lucy Helen Egerton, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 27 Mar 2002 (b. 5 Dec 1937), mar. 25 Oct 1958 Michael Alan Pelham, son of Harry Alan Pelham, and has issue

2b. Lady Katharine Mary Egerton, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 27 Mar 2002 (b. 6 Sep 1942), mar. 1979 Franklin Watts, and has issue

3b. Lady Alice Marian Egerton, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 27 Mar 2002 (b. 17 Oct 1946), mar. 26 Jun 1971 Lt Thomas David Fremantle RN, and has issue

1a. Phyllis Mary Egerton (b. 15 Oct 1900), mar. (1) 14 Feb 1920 (div. 1934) Guy Coltman-Rogers (d. 22 Feb 1976), 1st son of Charles Coltman Coltman-Rogers, of Strange Park, co. Radnor, and (2) 10 Oct 1934 (div. 1946) Anthony Richards, son of Rev George Gurney Richards, and has issue by her first husband

4. Lt Col Hon Wilfred Charles William Egerton (b. 21 Sep 1879; dsp. 27 Dec 1939), mar. 21 Dec 1914 Florence Maletha Capell Reade (dsp. 21 Jan 1951), only dau. of Francis Henry Horatio Capell Reade

5. Hon Reginald Arthur Egerton (b. 6 Jul 1886; d. 13 Sep 1904)

1. Lady Mabel Laura Egerton (b. 16 Dec 1869; d. 25 Nov 1946)

2. Lady Alice Constance Egerton (b. 12 Nov 1870; d. 6 Nov 1932)

3. Lady Beatrice Mary Egerton MBE (b. 5 Nov 1871; d. 7 Sep 1966), mar. 5 Aug 1896 George [Kemp], 1st Baron Rochdale, and had issue

4. Lady Katharine Augusta Victoria Egerton DGStJ (b. 2 Dec 1877; dsp. 27 Oct 1960), mar. 3 Jun 1905 Charles Hardy, of Odsal House, Harbledown, Canterbury, co. Kent (d. 11 Nov 1940), 1st son of Charles Stewart Hardy, of Chilham Castle, co. Kent

5. Lady Leila Georgina Egerton (b. 23 Dec 1881; d. 22 Aug 1964)

6. Lady Helen Constance Egerton (b. 24 Sep 1884; d. 3 Apr 1901)

died

13 Jul 1914

suc. by

son

note

KJStJ

 

John Francis Granville Scrope [Egerton], 4th Earl of Ellesmere

born

14 Nov 1872

mar.

28 Oct 1905 Lady Violet Lambton DGStJ (b. 3 Jul 1880; d. 22 Feb 1976), 1st dau. of Frederick William [Lambton], 4th Earl of Durham, by his wife and second cousin once-removed Beatrix Bulteel, 2nd dau. of John Bulteel, of Pamflete, co. Devon

children

1. Hon John Sutherland Egerton, later 5th Earl of Ellesmere later 6th Duke of Sutherland

1. Lady Anne Katherine Egerton (d. 15 Jul 1964), mar. 8 Apr 1931 Lt Col Geoffrey Babington (d. 8 Dev 1956), only son of Lt Gen Sir James Melville Babington KCB KCMG, and had issue

2. Lady Jane Mary Egerton, mar. 7 Feb 1934 Richard Ladislas Scrope, of Danby Castle, co York (b. 22 Aug 1901; d. 19...), 1st son of Henry Scrope, of Danby Castle, co. York, and had issue

3. Lady Mary Egerton (d. 1983), mar. 12 Jan 1945 as his first wife Lt Col Conyers Stephen Scrope MC, 1st son of Stephen Scrope, of Middleham, co. York, and had issue

4. Lady Susan Alice Egerton (b. 1913; d. 29 Apr 2010), mar. 4 Oct 1933 (div. 1966) Maj John Marjoribanks Askew CBE, only son of William Haggerston Askew, of Ladykirk, co. Berwick, and has issue

5. Lady Margaret Egerton CVO, Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Elizabeth 1946-49 and Extra Women of the Bedchamber to HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother 1990-2002 (b. 20 Jul 1918; d. 3 May 2004), mar. 20 Oct 1948 Sir John Rupert Colville CB CVO (b.c. 1915; d. Nov 1987), and had issue

6. Lady Alice Egerton CVO, Temporary Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Elizabeth 1949-52 and Woman of the Bedchamber to HM the Queen 1953 (b. c.1923; d. 1977)

died

24 Aug 1944

suc. by

son

note

ADC to King George V; KJStJ

 

John Sutherland [Egerton], 5th Earl of Ellesmere later 6th Duke of Sutherland

note

suc. his third cousin once removed 1 Feb 1963 as 6th Duke of Sutherland

 

The Earldom of Ellesmere has been held by the Dukes of Sutherland since 1 Feb 1963.

 

 Last updated 26 Jun 2010

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