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Harberton, Viscount (I, 1791)

 

Creation: let. pat. 5 Jul 1791

 

Family name: Pomeroy

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Arms:

Or a Lion rampant Gules armed and langued Azure holding between the forepaws an Apple proper

Crest:

A Lion rampant as in the Arms

Supporters:

On either side a Wolf the dexter proper the sinister Argent each collared and chained Or

Motto:

Virtutis Fortuna Comes (Fortune is the companion of valour)

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Arthur [Pomeroy], 1st Baron Harberton later 1st Viscount Harberton

1st son and hr. of Ven John Pomeroy, Archdeacon of Cork, by his wife Elizabeth Donellan, dau. of Edmund Donellan, of Cloghan, co. Roscommon

born

16 Jan 1723

mar.

20 Oct 1747 Mary Colley (b. 11 Jul 1723; d. 7 Apr 1794), yst. dau. and cohrss. of Henry Colley, of Castle Carberry, co. Kildare, by his wife Lady Mary Hamilton, 3rd dau. of James [Hamilton], 6th Earl of Abercorn

children

1. Hon Henry Pomeroy, later 2nd Viscount Harberton

2. Hon Arthur James Pomeroy, later 3rd Viscount Harberton

3. Hon John Pomeroy, later 4th Viscount Harberton

4. Capt Hon George Pomeroy (b. 1 Mar 1764; dvp. 1794)

1. Elizabeth Pomeroy (d. unm.)

2. Henrietta Judith Pomeroy (dsp. 22 Apr 1778), mar. 25 Jul 1776 as his first wife James [Hewitt], 2nd Viscount Lifford

3. Mary Pomeroy (d. 28 Sep 1778), mar. 23 Jan 1776 Sir John Craven Carden, 1st Bt., and had issue

died

9 Apr 1798

created

10 Oct 1783 Baron Harberton, of Carbery in the County of Kildare

5 Jul 1791 Viscount Harberton

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of Kildare 1752; Member of Parliament for co. Kildare 1761-83

 

Henry [Pomeroy], 2nd Viscount Harberton

born

8 Dec 1749

mar.

20 Jan 1778 Mary Grady (d. 22 Jan 1823; bur. in Westminster Abbey), 2nd dau. of Nicholas Grady, of Grange, co. Limerick, by his wife Helena Morony, dau. of John Morony

only child

1. Hon Henry Pomeroy (b. 28 Nov 1788; dvp. 10 Mar 1804)

died

s.p.m.s. 30 Nov 1829

suc. by

brother

note

Barrister-at-law, King's Inns 1775; Member of Parliament for Strabane 1776-97; a Commissioner of Barracks 1789-98

 

Arthur James [Pomeroy], 3rd Viscount Harberton

born

3 Mar 1753

mar.

5 Oct 1800 Elizabeth Kinsley (d. Nov 1862), dau. of Thomas Kinsley, of 107 Capel Street, Dublin, drug merchant, Sheriff of Dublin 1799-1800, by his wife elizabeth Dryden

died

s.p. 27 Sep 1832

suc. by

brother

note

entered the Army as Cornet, 5th Dragoons 1770; Maj, 1779-84

 

Rev John [Pomeroy], 4th Viscount Harberton

born

19 Dec 1758

mar.

31 Oct 1785 Esther Spencer (d. 3 Jan 1840; bur. in Bath Abbey), 1st dau. and cohrss. of James Spencer, of Rathangan, co. Kildare, by his wife Jane Mercier, dau. of Charles Mercier, of Portarlington

children

1. Hon John James Pomeroy, later 5th Viscount Harberton

2. Rev Hon Arthur William Pomeroy, Rector of Desertmartin, co. Derry (b. 17 Jul 1795; d. 12 Dec 1867), mar. 20 Dec 1837 his first cousin Frances Letitia Knox (d. 7 Sep 1889), 3rd dau. of Rt Rev Hon William Knox DD, Bishop of Derry (by his wife Anne Spencer, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of James Spencer, of Rathangan, co. Kildare), 4th son of Thomas [Knox], 1st Viscount Northland, and had issue

3. Cdr Hon George Francis Pomeroy later Pomeroy Colley RN, of Ferney, Stillorgan, co. Dublin (b. 11 Nov 1797; d. 9 May 1879), mar. 22 Jul 1825 Frances ..... (d. 1 Mar 1871), niece of Frederick [Trench], 1st Baron Ashtown, and had issue

4. Hon Spencer Stewart Pomeroy (b. 9 Mar 1803; dvp. 23 Jun 1812)

5. Hon Henry Pomeroy (b. 20 Sep 1805; d. 148 May 1833), mar. 7 Feb 1829 Elizabeth Truell (d. 26 May 1881), 3rd dau. of Rev Robert Holt Truell DD, of Clonmannon, co. Wicklow, and had issue

6. Hon William Knox Pomeroy (b. 15 Jun 1813; d. 1 Nov 1874)

1. Jane Pomeroy (b. Sep 1787; d. unm.)

2. Hon Elizabeth Esther Pomeroy (d. 3 Oct 1893), mar. 26 Apr 1842 Rev Cecil Russell, Vicar of Dumcree, co. Meath (d. 1881)

died

4 Jul 1833

suc. by

son

note

Rector of Loughgilly and later of Urney, co. Tyrone; Prebendary of St Patrick's, Dublin 1783-1822; Treasurer of Christ Church, Dublin 1787; Chaplain to the Viceroy of Ireland

 

John James [Pomeroy], 5th Viscount Harberton

born

29 Sep 1790

mar.

1 Mar 1822 his first cousin Caroline Robinson (b. c. 1801; d. 8 May 1886), 8th dau. of Rev Sir John Robinson, 1st Bt., of Rokeby Hall, co. Louth, by his wife Mary Anne Spencer, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of James Spencer, of Rathangan, co. Kildare

children

1. John Pomeroy (b. 28 Oct 1828; dvp. 3 Dec 1830)

2. Hon Arthur James Pomeroy (b. 30 Mar 1831; dvp. 26 Jan 1840)

3. Hon James Spencer Pomeroy, later 6th Viscount Harberton

1. Hon Mary Ann Pomeroy (d. 19 Apr 1883), mar. 24 Mar 1856 her second cousin William Knox Wigram JP, barrister-at-law (b. 13 Sep 1825; d. 3 Aug 1885), 1st son of Octavius Wigram (by his wife Isabella Charlotte Knox, 1st dau. of Rt Rev Hon William Knox DD, Bishop of Derry), 3rd son by his second wife of Sir Robert Wigram, 1st Bt., and had issue

2. Hon Esther Caroline Pomeroy (d. 29 Jun 1923)

died

5 Oct 1862

suc. by

son

 

James Spencer [Pomeroy], 6th Viscount Harberton

born

23 Nov 1836

mar.

2 Apr 1861 Florence Wallace Legge (b. c. 1844; d. 30 Apr 1911), only dau. of William Wallace Legge, of Malone House, co. Antrim, by his wife Eleanor Wilkie Forster, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Forster, of Adderstone, co. Northumberland

children

1. Hon Ernest Arthur George Pomeroy, later 7th Viscount Harberton

2. Hon Ralph Legge Pomeroy, later 8th Viscount Harberton

1. Hon Aline Florence Pomeroy (dvp. 11 Aug 1880)

2. Hon Hilda Evelyn Pomeroy (dsp. 28 Oct 1948), mar. 5 Oct 1892 (annulled 1902) Thomas Arthur Carless Attwood, of Malvern Wells, co. Worcester (d. 21 Apr 1937)

died

4 Dec 1912 (cremated and his ashes bur. in Brookwood Cemetery)

suc. by

son

 

Ernest Arthur George [Pomeroy], 7th Viscount Harberton

born

1 Dec 1867

mar.

1 Mar 1932 Fairlie Harmar (d. 13 Jan 1945), dau. of Col Charles D'Oyly Harmar, of Ramridge, Andover, co. Berkshire

died

s.p. 22 Apr 1944

suc. by

brother

 

Ralph Legge [Pomeroy], 8th Viscount Harberton, OBE

born

31 Dec 1869

mar.

25 Jun 1907 Mary Katherine Leatham (d. 10 Oct 1971), only dau. of Arthur William Leatham JP, of Smallfield Place, Smallfield, co. Surrey, by his wife Mary Elise Kennard, only dau. of Henry Martyn Kennard, of Croft-y-Bwia, co. Monmouth

children

1. Hon Henry Ralph Martyn Pomeroy, later 9th Viscount Harberton

2. Hon Thomas de Vautort Pomeroy, later 10th Viscount Harberton

3. Maj Hon Robert William Pomeroy (b. 29 Feb 1916; d. 5 Apr 1997), mar. 28 Apr 1953 (Winifred) Anne Colegate, 2nd dau. of Sir Arthur Colegate MP, by his wife Winifred Mary Worsley, 2nd dau. of Sir William Henry Arthington Worsley, 3rd Bt., of Hovingham Hall, co. York, and had issue:

1a. Henry Robert Pomeroy, later 11th Viscount Harberton

2a. Richard Arthur Pomeroy (b. 18 May 1960), mar. 21 May 1987 Helena Claire Drysdale, 2nd dau. of Andrew Watt Drysdale, of Pitcombe Farm House, Bruton, co. Somerset, and has issue

1. Hon Rosamund Mary Pomeroy (b. 29 Feb 1916)

died

4 Jul 1956

suc. by

son

 

Henry Ralph Martyn [Pomeroy], 9th Viscount Harberton

born

12 Oct 1908

died

25 May 1980

suc. by

brother

 

Thomas de Vautort [Pomeroy], 10th Viscount Harberton

born

19 Oct 1910

mar. (1)

2 Feb 1939 (div. 1946) Nancy Ellen Penoyer, only dau. of  C A Penoyer, of San Francisco, California, USA

mar. (2)

4 Sep 1950 Pauline Stafford Baker (d. 11 May 1971), dau. of Wilfred Sydney Baker, of Stoke, Plymouth, co. Devon

mar. (3)

1978 Wilhelmine Vilma Butt (widow of Sir Alfred Butt, 1st Bt.; d. 21 Jan 2000), dau. of Heinrich Wahl

died

12 Mar 2004

suc. by

nephew

 

Henry Robert [Pomeroy], 11th Viscount Harberton

born

23 Apr 1958

mar.

27 Oct 1990 Caroline Mary Grindle, dau. of Jeremy Grindle, of Viking Cottage, Bosham, co. West Sussex

children

1. Hon Patrick Christopher Pomeroy (b. 10 May 1995)

2. Hon Hugh William Pomeroy (b. 18 Apr 1997)

 

 Last updated 8 Jan 2012

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Titles:

11th Viscount Harberton

(Ireland, let. pat. 5 Jul 1791)

11th Baron Harberton, of Carbery in the County of Kildare

(Ireland, let. pat. 10 Oct 1783)

 

Address:

Rockfield House, Nunney, Somerset BA11 4NP

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