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Headfort, Marquess of (I, 1800)

 

Creation: let. pat. 29 Dec 1800

 

Family name: Taylour

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Ermine on a Chief Gules a Fleur-de-lis between two Boars' Heads couped and erect Or (Taylour);  2nd, Vert a Pegasus courant wings addorsed Ermine a Chief Or, with a Crescent for difference (Quin);  3rd, Argent two Bendlets Gules on a Chief Azure a Lion passant of the first

Crest:

A naked Arm embowed couped at the shoulder holding an Arrow proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Lion guardant Or;  Sinister:  a Leopard guardant proper, both collared and chained Argent

Motto:

Consequitur Quodcunque Petit (He obtains whatever he seeks)

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Thomas [Taylour], 2nd Earl of Bective later 1st Marquess of Headfort, KP

1st son of Thomas [Taylour], 1st Earl of Bective, by his wife Hon Jane Rowley, 1st dau. of Rt Hon Hercules Langford Rowley, by his wife Elizabeth Ormsby Upton, suo jure Viscountess Langford

born

18 Nov 1757

mar.

5 Dec 1778 Mary Quin (b. c.1758; d. 12 Aug 1842), only dau. and hrss. of George Quin, of Quinsborough, co. Clare, by his wife Mary Cavendish, dau. of Sir Henry Cavendish, 1st Bt., of Doveridge, co. Derby

children:

1. Lord Thomas Taylour, later 2nd Marquess of Headfort

2. Lord George Taylour later Quin (b. 10 Mar 1792;  d. 6 Feb 1888), mar. (1) 14 Apr 1814 Lady Georgiana Charlotte Spencer (d. 21 Feb 1823), 2nd dau. of George John [Spencer], 2nd Earl Spencer, and (2) 9 Dec 1847 Louisa Mary Isabella Ramsden (dsp. 24 Aug 1872), 1st dau. of Sir John Ramsden, 4th Bt., and had issue by his first wife

1. Lady Mary Taylour, Lady-of-the-Bedchamber to HRH the Princess Augusta (d. Sep 1843)

2. Lady Elizabeth Jane Taylour (d. 1837)

died

24 Oct 1829

created

29 Dec 1800 Marquess of Headfort

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Kells 1776-90, for Longford 1790-94 and for co. Meath 1794-95; Sheriff of co. Meath 1786; a Governor of co. Meath; suc. his father 14 Feb 1795 as 2nd Earl of Bective; a Representative Peer for Ireland 1800-29; Knight of St Patrick 1806; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1812-29

 

Thomas [Taylour], 2nd Marquess of Headfort, KP PC

born

4 May 1787

mar. (1)

29 Jan 1822 Olivia Dalton (widow of Edward Tuite Dalton, of Fennar, co. Meath;  d. 21 Jul 1834), 2nd dau. of Sir John Stevenson, of Dublin, by his wife Anne Singleton, widow of William Singleton and dau. of ..... Morton, of Rohoboth, co. Dublin

children by first wife:

1. Lord Thomas Taylour, later 3rd Marquess of Headfort

2. Capt Lord Robert Conolly Taylour (b. 7 Nov 1826;  d. 19 Jan 1851)

3. Maj Gen Lord John Henry Taylour (b. 12 Dec 1831;  d. 4 Feb 1890), mar. (1) 12 Jul 1855 Mary Hammond Macfarlane (d. 14 Jan 1872), dau. of Robert Macfarlane, and (2) 4 Sep 1873 Eliza Winifred Mary Llewellin (d. 22 Oct 1928), yst. dau. of Rev John Llewellin, and had issue by both wives

1. Lady Olivia Taylour (d. 4 Sep 1916), mar. 10 Aug 1853 Rev Frederic Fitzpatrick, Rector of Cloone, co. Leitrim (d. 1895), and had issue

2. Lady Mary Juliana Taylour (b. 3 Apr 1825;  d. 26 Sep 1909)

3. Lady Virginia Frances Zerlina Taylour (b. 17 Mar 1828;  dsp. 26 Jan 1922), mar. 16 Jul 1850 Joseph Sandars MP, of Henley-on-Thames, co. Buckingham (d. 14 Mar 1893)

mar. (2)

5 Feb 1853 Frances MacNaghten (widow of (1) Col J O McClintock and (2) Sir William Hay MacNaghten, 1st and last Bt.;  d. 2 Mar 1878), 2nd dau. of John Livingstone Martyn, of co. Tyrone

died

6 Dec 1870

created

10 Sep 1831 Baron Kenlis, of Kenlis in the county of Meath (Peerage of the United Kingdom)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for co. Meath 1812-29; Lord Lieutenant of co. Cavan 1831-70; Privy Councillor [I] 1835; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1835-37; a Lord-in-Waiting 1837-41; Knight of St Patrick 1839

 

Thomas [Taylour], 3rd Marquess of Headfort, KP PC

born

1 Nov 1822

mar. (1)

20 Jul 1842 Amelia Thompson (d. 4 Dec 1864), only child of William Thompson MP, of Underley Hall, co. Westmorland, Lord Mayor of London 1828, by his wife Amelia Homfray, dau. of Samuel Homfray

children by first wife:

1. Col Lord Thomas Taylour, styled Earl of Bective, High Sheriff of Westmorland 1868, Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Westmorland 1871-85 and for Kendal 1885-92 (b. 11 Feb 1844;  dvp. 15 Dec 1893), mar. 9 Oct 1867 Lady Alice Maria Hill (b. 7 Nov 1842; d. 25 Feb 1928), only dau. of Arthur Wills Blundell Sandys Trumbull Windsor [Hill], 4th Marquess of Downshire, and had issue:

1b. Lady Olivia Caroline Amelia Taylour DGStJ (b. 22 Jan 1869;  dsp. 26 Nov 1939), mar. 27 Jan 1892 Lt Col Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck MP, of Underley Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale, co. Westmorland (dsp. 6 Oct 1931), half-brother of William John Arthur Charles James [Cavendish-Bentinck], 6th Duke of Portland, and 1st son by his second wife of Lt Gen Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck

2b. Lady Evelyn Alice Estelle Taylour (b. 10 Feb 1873;  d. 16 Sep 1875)

1. Lady Evelyn Amelia Taylour (dvp. 10 Jul 1866)

2. Lady Madeline Olivia Susan Taylour (d. 27 Jan 1876), mar. 2 Jan 1873 Col Hon Charles Frederick Crichton DL, of Mullaboden, co. Kildare (b. Nov 1841; d. 20 Aug 1918), 2nd son of John [Crichton], 3rd Earl Erne, by his wife Selina Griselda Beresford, 2nd dau. of Rev Charles Cobbe Beresford, Rector of Termonmaguirk, co. Tyrone, and had issue

3. Lady Adelaide Louisa Jane Taylour

4. Lady Isabel Frances Taylour (d. 17 Nov 1909), mar. 4 Apr 1872 Col Sir Fitzroy Talbot Clayton KCVO, of Fyfield House, Maidenhead, co. Berkshire (b. 28 Mar 1834; d. 1 Aug 1913), only son of Rev Augustus Philip Clayton, of Combe Bank, co. Kent (by his wife Georgiana Elizabeth Talbot, dau. of Very Rev Charles Talbot DD, Dean of Salisbury, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Somerset, 1st dau. of Henry [Somerset], 5th Duke of Beaufort), 5th son of Sir William Clayton, 4th Bt., and had issue

5. Lady Florence Jane Taylour (d. 16 Aug 1907), mar. 5 Aug 1875 Somerset Henry [Maxwell], 10th Baron Farnham, and had issue

mar. (2)

29 Nov 1875 Emily Constantia Wilson-Patten (b. 4 Apr 1840; widow of Capt Hon Eustace John Wilson-Patten, 1st son and heir ap. of John [Wilson later Wilson-Patten], 1st Baron Winmarleigh;  d. 16 Jul 1926), 1st dau. of Rev Dr Lord John Thynne DD, of Haynes Park, co. Bedford (by his wife Anne Constantia Beresford, 3rd dau. of Rev Charles Cobbe Beresford), 3rd son of Thomas [Thynne], 2nd Marquess of Bath

children by second wife:

2. Lord Geoffrey Thomas Taylour, later 4th Marquess of Headfort

6. Lady Beatrix Taylour CI CBE (b. 6 Jan 1877;  d. 3 May 1944), mar. 26 Nov 1903 Lt Col Rt Hon Sir George Frederick Stanley GCIE CMG, Governor of Madras 1929-34 and Viceroy and Acting Governor-General of India 1934, 6th son of Frederick Arthur [Stanley], 16th Earl of Derby, by his wife Lady Constance Villiers, 1st dau. of George William Frederick [Villiers], 4th Earl of Clarendon, and had issue

died

22 Jul 1894

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Sheriff of Meath 1844 and of Cavan 1846; State Steward to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1852-53; High Sheriff of Westmorland 1853; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Westmorland 1854-70; Lord Lieutenant of co. Meath 1876-94; Privy Councillor [I] 1879; Knight of St Patrick 1885

 

Geoffrey Thomas [Taylour], 4th Marquess of Headfort

born

12 June 1878

mar.

11 Apr 1901 Rose Boote (d. 17 Aug 1958), dau. of Charles Boote, of Luton, co. Bedford

children:

1. Lord Terence Geoffrey Thomas Taylour, later 5th Marquess of Headfort

2. Capt Lord William Desmond Taylour (b. 3 Jan 1904;  d. 19__)

1. Lady Milicent Olivia Mary Taylour (d. 24 Dec 1975), mar. 28 Apr 1930 (div. 1936) Henry Frederic Tiarks (mar. (2) 3 Oct 1936 Ina Bell), 1st son of Frank Cyril Tiarks, of Foxbury, Chislehurst, co. Kent, and had issue

died

29 Jan 1943

suc. by

son

note

Senator of the Irish Free State 1922-28

 

Terence Geoffrey Thomas [Taylour], 5th Marquess of Headfort

born

1 May 1902

mar.

18 Sep 1928 Elsie Florence Clarke (widow of Sir Rupert Turner Havelock Clarke, 2nd Bt., of Rupertswood;  d. 16 May 1972), dau. of James Partridge Tucker, of Devon and Sydney, NSW, Australia

children:

1. Lord Thomas Geoffrey Charles Michael Taylour, later 6th Marquess of Headfort

1. Lady Olivia Elsie June Taylour (b. 20 Jun 1929; d. 24 May 2009), mar. 13 Apr 1955 Victor Echevarri Waldron (d. 20 Nov 2002), of Idleigh Cottage, nr. Meopham, co. Kent, son of Ernest Victor Echevarri, of London, and has issue

died

24 Oct 1960

suc. by

son

note

ADC to Governor of South Australia 1939-40

 

Thomas Geoffrey Charles Michael [Taylour], 6th Marquess of Headfort

born

20 Jan 1932

mar. (1)

2 May 1958 (div. 1969) Hon Elizabeth Angela Veronica Rose Nall-Cain, only dau. of Arthur Ronald Nall [Nall-Cain], 2nd Baron Brocket, by his wife Angela Beatrix Pennyman, 2nd dau. of Rev Prebendary William Geoffrey Pennyman, Rector of St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, London

children by first wife:

1. Lord (Thomas Michael Ronald) Christopher Taylour, later 7th Marquess of Headfort

1. Lady Rosanagh Elizabeth Angela Mary Taylour (b. 20 Jan 1961), mar. 30 Jul 1983 Andrew Congreve Dent, of Newbarn Farm, Ditchley Park, Chipping Norton, co. Oxford, and has issue

2. Lady Olivia Sheelin Davina Anne Taylour (b. 4 Oct 1963), mar. 19 Apr 1986 David Charles Henry Waddy, of Milburn, North Canterbury, New Zealand, son of Ian Dousland Waddy, and has issue

mar. (2)

11 Nov 1972 Virginia Nable, dau. of Mr Justice Nable, of Manila, Philippines

died

21 Oct 2005

suc. by

son by first wife

 

(Thomas Michael Ronald) Christopher [Taylour], 7th Marquess of Headfort

born

10 Feb 1959

mar.

17 Oct 1987 Susan Jane Vandervell (d. 6 Jul 2008), 1st dau. of C Anthony Vandervell, of Burnham, co. Buckingham

children

1. Lord Thomas Rupert Charles Christopher Taylour, styled Earl of Bective (b. 18 Jun 1989)

2. Lord Henry James Anthony Christopher Taylour (b. 18 Apr 1991)

1. Lady Natasha Jane Rosanagh Taylour (b. 6 May 1997)

2. Lady Alexandra Susan Katherine Taylour (b. 8 Jun 1998)

 

 Last updated 30 Jul 2008

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Titles:

7th Marquess of Headfort

(Ireland, let. pat. 29 Dec 1800)

8th Earl of Bective

(Ireland, let. pat. 24 Oct 1766)

8th Viscount Headfort

(Ireland, let. pat. 12 Apr 1762)

8th Baron Headfort, of Headfort in the County of Meath

(Ireland, let. pat. 6 Sep 1760)

6th Baron Kenlis, of Kenlis in the County of Meath

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 10 Sep 1831)

10th Baronet, styled "of Kells"

(Ireland, let. pat. 12 Jun 1704)

 

Addresses:

8 Milner Street, London SW3 2PU

Thodyn, Bayview, Ramsay, Isle of Man

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