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Garvagh, Baron (I, 1818)

 

Creation: let. pat. 28 Aug 1818

 

Family name: Canning

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Arms:

Quarterly of six:  1st and 6th, Argent three Moors' Heads couped in profile proper wreathed round the temples Argent and Azure (Canning);  2nd, Gules three Spear Heads palewise in fess Argent (Salmon);  3rd, Gules a Goat salient Or (Marshall);  4th, Argent three Bendlets Azure within a Bordure Gules (Newburg);  5th, Per pale Argent and Sable a Fess nebuly between three Griffins' Heads erased all counterchanged and within a Bordure engrailed also counterchanged of the field (Spencer)

Crests:

1st:  a Demi Lion rampant Argent charged with three Trefoils Vert holding in the dexter paw an Arrow pheoned and flighted proper shafted Or;  2nd:  a Demi Lion rampant Ermine holding in the dexter paw a Battle-Axe proper;  3rd:  a Demi Griffin segreant Sable beaked and legged Or

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Griffin reguardant wings elevated and expanded Azure guttée d'Or beaked and legged of the last;  Sinister:  an Eagle reguardant wings elevated and expanded Sable beaked and legged Or

Motto:

Ne Cede Malis Sed Contra (Yield not to misfortunes, but oppose them)

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George [Canning], 1st Baron Garvagh

only son and heir of Paul Canning, of Garvagh, co. Londonderry, by his wife Jane Spencer, sister and cohrss. of Sir Brent Spencer, and dau. of Conway Spencer, of Tremary, co. Down

born

15 Nov 1778

mar. (1)

13 Jul 1803 Lady Georgiana Stewart (b. 23 Apr 1785; dsp. 17 Nov 1804), 3rd dau. of Robert [Stewart], 1st Marquess of Londonderry, by his second wife Lady Frances Pratt, 1st dau. of Charles [Pratt], 1st Earl Camden

mar. (2)

9 Jul 1824 Charlotte Elizabeth Rosabelle Bonham (d. 23 Dec 1891), 1st dau. of Henry Bonham MP, of Titness Park, co. Berkshire, by his wife Charlotte Elizabeth Morrice, dau. of Rev James Morrice, Rector of Betshanger, co. Kent

children by second wife

1. Hon Charles Herbert Spencer Canning, later 2nd Baron Garvagh

2. Hon Albert Stratford George Canning JP DL, of The Lodge, Rostrever, co. Down (b. 24 Aug 1832; d. 22 Apr 1916)

1. Hon Emmeline Rosabelle Canning (d. 9 Feb 1898)

died

20 Aug 1840 (bur. at Londonderry)

created

28 Oct 1818 Baron Garvagh, of Garvagh in the County of Londonderry

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Sligo 1806-12 and for Petersfield 1812-20; FRS 1810; FSA 1814; Lord Lieutenant of co. Londonderry 1831-40

 

Charles Herbert Spencer George [Canning], 2nd Baron Garvagh, JP DL

born

18 Mar 1826

mar.

10 Jun 1851 Cecilia Susan Ruggles-Brice (d. 2 Jan 1898), sister of Col Sir Samuel Ruggles-Brice KCB JP DL, of Spains Hall, co. Essex, and yst. dau. of John Ruggles-Brice, of Spains Hall, co. Essex, by his wife Catherine Harrison, dau. of John Haynes Harrison, of Copfold Hall, co. Essex

children

1. Hon Charles John Spencer George Canning, later 3rd Baron Garvagh

2. Maj Hon Conway Stratford George Canning (b. 15 Dec 1854; d. 19 Feb 1926)

died

7 May 1871

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, 10th Dragoons 1846, retiring as Capt, 7th Dragoons 1851

 

Charles John Spencer George [Canning], 3rd Baron Garvagh, JP DL

born

2 Jun 1852

mar.

9 Aug 1877 Baroness Alice Florence de Bretton MBE (d. 17 May 1926), dau. of Baron Joseph de Bretton, of Copenhagen, Denmark, by his wife Louise Kjerulff

only child

1. Hon Leopold Ernest Stratford George Canning, later 4th Baron Garvagh

died

7 Feb 1915

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, 2nd Brigade, North Irish Royal Artillery

 

Leopold Ernest Stratford George [Canning], 4th Baron Garvagh, JP DL

born

21 Jul 1878

mar. (1)

19 Jul 1904 (ann. 1909) Caroline Grace Elizabeth Rube, only dau. of Charles Ernest Rube, of 1 Belgrave Square, co. Middlesex, a partner in the firm of Wernher, Beit & Co, London

mar. (2)

1 Jan 1919 Gladys Dora May Bayley Dimmer (widow of Lt Col John Stephen Dimmer VC;  d. 27 Jan 1982), dau. of Bayley Parker, of Oaklands, Moseley, Birmingham, co. Warwick

children by second wife

1. Hon Alexander Leopold Ivor George Canning, later 5th Baron Garvagh

2. Lieut Hon Victor Stratford de Redcliffe Canning (b. 6 Oct 1920; killed in action vp. in Italy 7 May 1944)

1. Hon Dora Valerie Patricia Canning (b. 31 Oct 1919; d. 17 May 2002), mar. (1) 13 Jan 1942 Lt Philip Anthony Wellesley-Colley (killed in action 6 Jun 1944), 1st son of Maj Wellesley-Colley MC, of Lound Hill, co. Louth, and (2) 28 Aug 1950 Peter Stocks Sutcliffe (d. 1991), only son of Ernest Sutcliffe, of Stewton House, Louth, co. Lincoln, and had issue by both husbands

2. Hon Daphne Rose Canning (b. 16 Dec 1922) mar. 18 Mar 1950 Bancroft Svenningson, of Cavan Valley Farm, Bewdley, Ontario, Canada, 2nd son of Sven Svenningson, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and has issue

died

16 Jul 1956

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Lieut, Highland Light Infantry 1899-1901

 

Alexander Leopold Ivor George [Canning], 5th Baron Garvagh

born

6 Oct 1920

mar. (1)

12 Jul 1947 (div. 1973) (Edith) Christine Cooper (b. c. 1923; d. 29 Oct 2013), 2nd dau. of Jack H Cooper, of Little Bridley, Worplesdon, co. Surrey

children by first wife

1. Hon Spencer George Stratford de Redcliffe Canning, later 6th Baron Garvagh

1. Hon (Christine) Alexandra Canning (b. 20 Sep 1949), mar. 4 Sep 1971 (div. 1987) Louis David Lawrence, 1st son of Sir Guy Kempton Lawrence DSO OBE DFC, of Ascot, co. Berkshire, and has issue

2. Hon Louise Eleanor Alice Canning (b. 14 Apr 1951), mar. 22 Mar 1975 her sister's brother-in-law Mark Lawrence, of Croft House, All Cannings, Devizes, co. Wiltshire, 2nd son of Sir Guy Kempton Lawrence DSO OBE DFC, of Ascot, co. Berkshire, and has issue

mar. (2)

10 Jun 1974 Cynthia Valerie Mary Pretty, dau. of Eric Ernest Falk Pretty CMG, of Kingswood, co. Surrey

died

31 Oct 2013

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Spencer George Stratford de Redcliffe [Canning], 6th Baron Garvagh

born

12 Feb 1953

mar.

14 Jul 1979 Julia Margery Morrison Bye (d. 6 May 2009), 1st dau. of Col Francis Clifford Edward Bye, of Twickenham, co. Middlesex

children

1. Hon Stratford George Edward de Redcliffe Canning (b. 7 Feb 1990)

1. Hon Cordelia Louise Morrison Canning (b. 1985)

2. Hon Florence Canning (b. 1988)

 

Last updated 13 Jan 2014

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Title:

6th Baron Garvagh, of Garvagh in the County of Londonderry

(Ireland, let. pat. 28 Aug 1818)

 

Address:

1 Church Lane, Little Bedwyn, Wiltshire

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