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Jellicoe, Earl (UK, 1925)


Creation: let. pat. 29 Jun 1925


Family name: Jellicoe




Argent three Bars wavy Azure over all a Whale hauriant Sable


Out of a Naval Crown Or a Demi Wolf Azure


On either side a Sea Griffin Or


Sui Memores Merendo (Remembered for their merits)



John Rushworth [Jellicoe], 1st Viscount Jellicoe later 1st Earl Jellicoe, GCB OM GCVO

2nd son of Capt John Henry Jellicoe, of Northfield, Ryde, Isle of Wight, by his wife Lucy Henrietta Keele, dau. of Dr John Rushworth Keele, of Southampton


5 Dec 1859


1 Jul 1902 Florence Gwendoline Cayzer (d. 12 May 1964), 2nd dau. of Sir Charles William Cayzer, 1st Bt., of Gartmore, co. Perth, by his wife Agnes Elizabeth Trickey, only dau. of William Trickey, of Clifton, Bristol


1. Hon George Patrick John Rushworth Jellicoe, later 2nd Earl Jellicoe

1. Lady Gwendoline Lucy Constance Rushworth Jellicoe (b. 14 Apr 1903; d. Oct 1997), mar. 29 Apr 1935 Col Edward Latham MC (d. 27 Nov 1957), 1st son of Thomas Ringrose Latham ,and had issue

2. Agnes Betty Gardiner Jellicoe (b. 21 May 1906; dvp. 24 Jan 1911)

3. Lady Myrtle Grace Brocas Jellicoe (b. 28 Aug 1908; d. 10 Nov 1945), mar. 11 Jun 1932 Lionel Maxwell Joachim Balfour (d. 1973), son of Maxwell Balfour, and had issue

4. Lady Norah Beryl Cayzer Jellicoe (b. 30 Mar 1910; d. Jan 2003), mar. 30 Mar 1935 Maj Edward William Rhys Wingfield, of Salterbridge, Cappoquin, co. Waterford (b. 26 Aug 1905; d. 20 Jan 1984), only son of Capt Cecil John Talbot Rhys Wingfield (by his wife Lady Violet Nina Poullett, 2nd dau. by his second wife of William Henry [Poullett], 6th Earl Poullet), 5th son of Maj Edward Rhys Wingfield DL, of Barrington Park, Burford, co. Oxford (by his wife Edith Caroline Wood, dau. of Canon Peter Almeric Wood, of Middleham, co. York), 1st son of Capt Edward Ffolliott Wingfield (by his wife Hon Frances Emily Rice-Trevor, 1st dau. and cohrss. of George [Rice later Rice-Trevor], 4th Baron Dynevor), 3rd son of Rev Hon Edward Wingfield, Vicar of Bagenalstown, co. Kilkenny (by his wife Louisa Joan Jocelyn, 3rd dau. of Hon George Jocelyn MP (by his wife Thomasine Bowen, dau. of Henry Cole Bowen, of Bowen's Court, Kildorrey, co. Cork), 2nd son of Robert [Jocelyn], 1st Earl of Roden), 3rd son by his first wife of Richard [Wingfield], 4th Viscount Powerscourt, and had issue

5. Lady Prudence Katharine Patton Jellicoe (b. 30 Aug 1913; d. 2000), mar. 22 Dec 1936 Lt Cdr Francis William Hope Loudoun RNVR, of Olantigh, Wye, co. Kent (b. 13 Aug 1907; d. 1985), only son of James Hope Loudoun, of Olantigh, Wye, co. Kent, by his wife Louise Wilhelmina Fuchter, dau. of Henri John Fuchter, and had issue


20 Nov 1935


15 Jan 1918 Viscount Jellicoe, of Scapa in the County of Orkney, with remainder to the heirs male of his body, and in default of such issue, to his eldest daughter and the heirs male of her body, with the like remainder in default of such issue to every other daughter successively in order of priority of birth, and to the heirs male of their bodies

29 Jun 1925 Viscount Brocas, of Southampton in the County of Hampshire, and Earl Jellicoe

suc. by



entered Royal Navy 1872; Midshipman 1874; Sub-Lieutenant 1878; Lieutenant 1880 ; served in the Egyptian Campaign 1882; Commander 1891 and was wrecked in HMS Victoria 1893; Captain 1897; served in the China War 1898-1901, being in command of the Naval Brigade and chief-of-staff to Vice Admiral Sir Edward Seymour during the attempted relief of the Peking Legations 1900; CB 1900; Naval Assistant to the Controller of the Navy 1902-03; Director of Naval Ordnance 1905-07; ADC to King Edward VII 1906-07; CVO 1906; KCVO 1907; Rear-Admiral in the Atlantic Fleet 1907-08; Controller of the Navy and Third Sea Lord of the Admiral 1908-10; Vice-Admiral Commanding the Atlantic Fleet 1910-11; KCB 1911; commanded the 2nd Division of the Home Fleet 1911-12; Second Sea Lord of the Admiralty 1912-14; served in World War I as Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Fleet 1914-16;  GCB 1915; OM and GCVO 1916; First Sea Lord of the Admiralty 1916-17; Chief of Naval Staff 1917;  on his creation as Viscount Jellicoe he also received the thanks of Parliament and a grant of 50,000; Admiral of the Fleet 1919; Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of New Zealand 1920-24; Freeman of the City of London and presented with a Sword of Honour 1920 ; retired from the Royal Navy 1924; Chairman, National Rifle Association 1925-30; President, British Legion 1928-32; an Elder Brother of the Trinity House and a Freeman of Southampton, Canterbury, Scarborough, Harrogate, Hastings and Newcastle-upon-Tyne


George Patrick John Rushworth [Jellicoe], 2nd Earl Jellicoe, KBE DSO MC PC


4 Apr 1918

mar. (1)

23 Mar 1944 (div. 1966) Patricia Christine O'Kane (b. 4 Oct 1917; d. 18 Mar 2012), only dau. of Jeremiah O'Kane, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

children by first wife

1. Hon Patrick John Bernard Jellicoe, later 3rd Earl Jellicoe

2. Hon Nicholas Charles Joseph John Jellicoe (b. 23 Mar 1953), mar. 1982 Countess Patricia Ruiz de Castilla, dau. of Count Arturo Ruiz de Castilla, of Madrid, Spain, and Lima, Peru, and has issue

1. Lady Alexandra Patricia Gwendoline Jellicoe (b. 17 Dec 1944), mar. 21 May 1970 (Edward) Philip Wilson, of 24 Highbury Place, London N5, 2nd son of Peter Cecil Wilson CBE (by his wife Grace Helen Ranken, dau. of Arthur Ranken), 3rd son of Sir Mathew Richard Henry Wilson, 4th Bt., and has issue

2. Lady Zara Lison Josephine Jellicoe (b. 24 Sep 1948), mar. (1) 1983 (div. 1987) Bruce Gilliam, son of Alvin Bruce Gilliam, of Houston, Texas, USA, and (2) 8 Jun 1997 Richard Paul Baughart, son of Elwyn Baughart, of East Lancing, Mississippi, USA

mar. (2)

1966 Philippa Ann Bridge (former wife of Christopher Charles Cyprian Bridge), dau. of Philip Dunne, of Gatley Park, Leominster, co. Hereford

children by second wife

3. Hon John Philip Jellicoe (b. 27 Jun 1966), mar. Katharine Napier, dau. of Maj Andrew Napier, of Syleham, co. Suffolk, and has issue

3. Lady Emma Rose Jellicoe (b. 30 Nov 1967), mar. 11 Dec 1999 Colin Michael Heber-Percy, of Manor Cottage, Tidcombe, Marlborough, co. Wiltshire (b. 4 May 1968), 1st son of Michael David Heber-Percy, of Beechenwood Farm, Hillside, Odiham, Hook, co. Hampshire, by his wife (Amanda) Sarah Gilmour, yst. dau. of Alistair Gilmour, and had issue

4. Lady Daisy Jellicoe (b. 24 Jun 1970)


22 Feb 2007


17 Nov 1999 for life Baron Jellicoe of Southampton, of Southampton in the County of Hampshire

suc by

son by first wife


Page of Honour to King George VI at his Coronation 1937; served in World War II 1939-45 with the Coldstream Guards, the Special Armed Services and the Special Boat Regiment Middle East; DSO 1942; MC 1944; joined the Diplomatic Service and served in Washington 1948-51, 1st Secretary at Brussels 1951-53 and Deputy Secretary-General Baghdad Pact in Iraq 1956; a Lord-in-Waiting (Government Whip in the House of Lords) 1961; Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Local Government 1961-62; Minister of State at the Home Office 1962-63; Privy Councillor 1963; First Lord of the Admiralty 1963-1964; Ministry of Defence, Minister for the Royal Navy 1964; Deputy Leader of the opposition in the House of Lords 1967-70; Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords 1970-73; Chancellor of the University of Southampton; director of several public companies; KBE 1986; on his death the Life Barony of Jellicoe of Southampton became extinct


Patrick John Bernard [Jellicoe], 3rd Earl Jellicoe


29 Aug 1950


1971 (div. 1981) Geraldine Ann FitzGerald Jackson


1. Hon Justin Amadeus Jellicoe, styled Viscount Brocas (b. 1970)

2. Hon Jack Jellicoe (b. 13 Mar 1977)


 Last updated 30 Jun 2014




3rd Earl Jellicoe

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 29 Jun 1925)

3rd Viscount Jellicoe, of Scapa in the County of Orkney

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 15 Jan 1918)

3rd Viscount Brocas, of Southampton in the County of Hampshire

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 29 Jun 1925)



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