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Leconfield, Baron (UK, 1859)

 

Creation: let. pat. 14 Apr 1859

 

Family name: Wyndham

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Arms:

Azure a Chevron between three Lions' Heads erased Or within a Bordure wavy of the last

Crest:

A Lion's Head erased Or charged with a Saltire wavy Gules all within a Fetterlock the Lock Gold and the Bow countercompany Or and Azure

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Winged Lion Azure wings inverted and plain collared Or;  Sinister:  a Griffin Argent gouty de sang plain collared Gules

Motto:

Au Bon Droit (To the just, right)

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George [Wyndham], 1st Baron Leconfield

1st illegit. son of George O'Brien [Wyndham], 3rd Earl of Egremont, by his mistress later wife Elizabeth Iliffe, dau. of Rev ..... Iliffe, Master of Westminster School

born

5 Jun 1787

mar.

25 Apr 1815 Mary Fanny Blunt (d. 23 May 1863), only dau. of Rev William Blunt, of Crabbett, co. Sussex

children

1. Hon Henry Wyndham, later 2nd Baron Leconfield

2. Capt Hon Percy Scawen Wyndham JP DL, of Clouds, co. Wiltshire, Member of Parliament for West Cumberland 1860-85, High Sherrif of Wiltshire 1896 (b. 30 Jan 1835; d. 13 Mar 1911), mar. 16 Oct 1860 Madeline Caroline Frances Eden Campbell (d. 8 Mar 1920), 7th dau. of Maj-Gen Sir Guy Campbell, 1st Bt. CB, by his second wife Pamela FitzGerald, 1st dau. of Lord Edward FitzGerald, by his wife Stephanie Caroline Anne Syms, known as 'Pamela', and allegedly illegitimate dau. of Philippe 'Egalité', Duke of Orleans), 5th son of James [FitzGerald], 1st Duke of Leinster, and had issue

1. Hon Fanny Charlotte Wyndham (b. 1821; d. 27 Jan 1893), mar. 12 Oct 1842 Alfred Montgomery, Commissioner of the Inland Revenue (b. 1814; d. 5 Apr 1896), 4th son of Lt Col Sir Henry Conyngham Montgomery, 1st Bt. MP, by his wife Sarah Mercer Grove, dau. of Leslie Grove, of Grove Hall, co. Donegal, and had issue

2. Hon Blanche Julia Wyndham CI VA, Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria 1872-74 and an Extra Lady of the Bedchamber 1874-1901 (b. 21 Nov 1826; d. 31 Jan 1918), mar. 31 Oct 1838 Richard Southwell [Bourke], 6th Earl of Mayo, and had issue

3. Hon Caroline Sophia Wyndham (dvp. and sp. 19 Mar 1852), mar. 13 Mar 1851 as his first wife Col Sir Robert Nigel Fitzhardinge Kingscote GCVO KCB JP DL MP, of Kingscote Park, Tetbury, co. Gloucester, Groom-in-Waiting to Queen Victoria 1859-66, Receiver-General of the Duchy of Cornwall 1888, Extra Equerry to King Edward VII 1901-08, Paymaster of the Royal Household 1901-08, Member of the Prince's Council (b. 28 Feb 1830; d. 22 Sep 1908), 1st son and heir of Col Thomas Henry Kingscote JP, of Kingscote Park, Tetbury, co. Gloucester,  by his first wife Lady Isabella Frances Anne Somerset, 6th dau. of Henry Charles [Somerset], 6th Duke of Beaufort

4. Hon Constance Elizabeth Wyndham (d. 21 Jan 1920), mar. 28 Apr 1859 Lt Col William Mure of Caldwell JP DL MP (b. 9 May 1830; d. 9 Nov 1880), 1st son and heir of Col William Mure of Caldwell JP DL, by his wife Laura Markham, 2nd dau. of William Markham, of Becca Hall, co. York, and had issue

died

18 Mar 1869

created

14 Apr 1859 Baron Leconfield, of Leconfield in the East Riding of the County of York

suc. by

son

note

Midshipman on HMS Amelia 1799; Cornet 5th Dragoon Guards 1802; Lieut 3rd Dragoon Guards 1803; Capt 72nd Highlanders and ADC to Sir Eyre Coote, Lieut-Governor of Jamaica 1805; Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General to 1st Earl Cathcart at the Bombardment of Copenhagen 1807; Lieut and Capt 1st Foot Guards on the Walcheren Expedition 1809; Maj 78th Regiment and 12th Light Dragoons 1811; Lt Col 20th Light Dragoons at the Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo 1812

 

Henry [Wyndham], 2nd Baron Leconfield, JP DL

born

31 Jul 1830

mar.

15 Jul 1867 Lady Constance Evelyn Primrose (raised to the rank of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1886; d. 27 Jun 1939), 2nd dau. of Hon Archibald Primrose, styled Lord Dalmeny (by his wife Lady Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Stanhope, only dau. of Philip Henry [Stanhope], 4th Earl Stanhope), 1st son and heir ap. of Archibald John [Primrose], 4th Earl of Rosebery, by his first wife Harriet Bouverie, 2nd dau. of Hon Bartholomew Bouverie MP (by his wife Mary Wyndham Arundell, 2nd dau. of Hon James Everard Arundell, of Ashcombe, co. Wiltshire (by his wife Anne Wyndham, dau. and hrss. of John Wyndham, of The Close, Salisbury, and Norrington, co. Wiltshire), 3rd son by his first wife of Henry [Arundell], 6th Baron Arundell of Wardour), 2nd son by his second wife of William [Bouverie], 1st Earl of Radnor

children

1. Hon George O'Brian Wyndham (b. 17 Nov 1868; dvp. 13 Jan 1895)

2. Hon Charles Henry Wyndham, later 3rd Baron Leconfield

3. Lieut Hon William Reginald Wyndham (b. 16 Mar 1876; killed in action 6 Nov 1914)

4. Hon Hugh Archibald Wyndham, later 4th Baron Leconfield

5. Hon Edward Scawen Wyndham, later 5th Baron Leconfield

6. Brig-Gen Hon Everard Humphrey Wyndham MC, Col commanding Life Guards, Assistant Adjutant-General Northern Command 1937-40, ADC to King George VI 1938-42 (b. 4 Dec 1888; d. 1970), mar. 14 Apr 1920 Ruth Constance Astley (b. 5 Mar 1900; d. 1984), only dau. of Rev Hubert Delaval Astley. Rector of Ellesborough, co. Buckingham (by his wife Constance Edith Sutton, widow of Sir Richard Francis Sutton, 5th Bt., and dau. of Sir Vincent Rowland Corbet, 3rd Bt.), 4th son of Lt Col Francis L'Estrange Astley (by his second wife Rosalind Alicia Russell, dau. of Sir Robert Frankland Russell, 7th Bt.), 3rd son of Sir Jacob Henry Astley, 5th Bt. MP, and had issue

1. Hon Mary Caroline Wyndham (b. 17 Nov 1870; d. 21 Jan 1944), mar. 18 Dec 1899 General Sir (Frederick) Ivor Maxse KCB CVO DSO DL (b. 22 Dec 1862; d. 28 Jan 1958), 1st son of Admiral Frederick Augustus Maxse RN (by his wife Cecilia Steel, dau. of General ..... Steel), 2nd son of James Maxse by his wife Lady Caroline FitzHardinge Berkeley, 2nd legitimate dau. of Frederick Augustus [Berkeley], 5th Earl of Berkeley, and had issue

2. Hon Maude Evelyn Wyndham (b. 1 Sep 1874; d. 23 Jul 1963), mar. 24 Aug 1899 Capt Vincent Wodehouse Yorke JP (b. 21 May 1869; d. 26 Nov 1957), 1st son of John Reginald Yorke JP DL MP, of Forthampton Court, co. Worcester, by his second wife Baroness Sophia Matilda de Tuyll de Serooskerken, dau. of Baron Vincent de Tuyll de Serooskerken, and had issue

3. Hon Margaret Blanche Wyndham, Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary 1938-51 and Extra Woman of the Bedchamber 1951-53 (b. 9 Oct 1879; d. unm. 26 Feb 1965)

died

6 Jan 1901

suc. by

son

note

Capt, 1st Life Guards; Vice-Chairman and Alderman, West Sussex County Council; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for West Sussex 1854-69

 

Charles Henry [Wyndham], 3rd Baron Leconfield, GCVO JP

born

17 Feb 1872

mar.

8 Nov 1911 Beatrice Violet Rawson (dsp. 22 May 1956), 1st dau. of Col Richard Hamilton Rawson JP DL MP, of Gravenhurst, co. Sussex, by his wife Lady Beatrice Anson, 2nd dau. of Thomas George [Anson], 2nd Earl of Lichfield

died

s.p. 17 Apr 1952

suc. by

brother

note

Lieut, 1st Life Guards; Master, Lord Leconfield's Foxhounds 1901-42; Lord-Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Sussex 1917-49

 

Hugh Archibald [Wyndham], 4th Baron Leconfield, FSA FRHistS

born

4 Oct 1877

mar.

25 Feb 1908 Hon Maud Mary Lyttleton (b. 22 Jul 1880; dsp. 22 Jul 1953), 1st dau. of Charles George [Lyttleton], 8th Viscount Cobham, by his wife Hon Mary Susan Caroline Cavendish, 2nd dau. of William George [Cavendish], 2nd Baron Chesham

died

s.p. 6 Jul 1963

suc. by

brother

 

Edward Scawen [Wyndham], 5th Baron Leconfield, DSO JP

born

30 Apr 1883

mar.

14 Oct 1907 Gladys Mary Farquhar (d. 1971), only dau. of FitzRoy James Wilberforce Farquhar (by his wife Ada Mary Cradock-Hartopp, 2nd dau. of Sir John William Cradock-Hartopp, 4th Bt., by his wife Charlotte Frances Howard, 1st dau. of Capt Edward Giles Howard (by his wife Frances Anne Heneage, 1st dau. of George Roberts Heneage, of Hainton Hall, co. Lincoln), 1st son of Edward Charles Howard (by his wife Elizabeth Maycock, dau. of William Maycock), yst. brother of Bernard Edward [Howard], 12th Duke of Norfolk), 5th son of Sir Walter Rockcliffe Farquhar, 3rd Bt., by his wife Lady Mary Octavia Somerset, 8th dau. of Henry Charles [Somerset], 6th Duke of Beaufort

children

1. Lieut Henry Scawen Wyndham (b. 3 Nov 1915; killed in action v.p. at the Battle of El Alamein 29 Oct 1942)

2. Hon John Edward Reginald Wyndham, later 1st Baron Egremont later 6th Baron Leconfield

3. Hon Mark Hugh Wyndham OBE MC, of Newmans Cottage, Froxfield Green, co. Hampshire (b. 7 Aug 1921), mar. (1) 21 Jan 1947 (div. 1985) Anne Winn (b. 18 Apr 1926; d. 21 May 2018), 2nd dau. of Maj Hon Reginald Henry Winn (by his wife Alice Perkins, dau. of Moncure Perkins, of Virginia, USA), 3rd son of Rowland [Winn], 2nd Baron St Oswald, and (2) Patricia Garnett (b. 14 Oct 1938), former wife of Maj Henry Claude Lyon Garnett CBE and 2nd dau. of Lt Col Esmond Charles Baring OBE (by his first wife Zalia Snagge, 2nd dau. of Sir Harold Edward Snagge KBE by his wife Inez Alfreda Lubbock, 2nd dau. of Alfred Lubbock (by his wife Louisa Wallroth, 1st dau. of Charles William Herman Wallroth, of Leigh, co. Kent), 7th son of Sir John William Lubbock, 3rd Bt.), 5th son of Lt Col Hon Guy Victor Baring MP (by his Olive Alethea Smith, sister of Vivian Hugh [Smith], 1st Baron Bicester, and dau. of Hugh Colin Smith, of Mount Clare, Roehampton, co. Surrey, Governor of the Bank of England), 4th son of Alexander Hugh [Baring], 4th Baron Ashburton, and has issue by his first wife

1. Hon Ursula Constance Wyndham (b. 20 Sep 1913; d. unm. 1995) 

died

17 Oct 1967

suc. by

son

note

served in World War I as Col, Life Guards;  DSO 1914; also served in World War II

 

John Edward Reginald [Wyndham], 1st Baron Egremont later 6th Baron Leconfield, MBE

born

5 Jun 1920

mar.

24 Jul 1947 his second cousin once-removed Pamela Wyndham-Quin (b. 29 Apr 1925; d. 4 Nov 2013; bur. at Petworth, co. Sussex), 3rd dau. of Capt Hon Valentine Maurice Wyndham-Quin RN, of Chieveley House, Newbury, co. Berkshire (by his wife Marjorie Elizabeth Pretyman, 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Ernest George Pretyman DL MP, of Orwell Park and Bacton, co. Suffolk, and Riby, co. Lincoln), 2nd son of Windham Henry [Wyndham-Quin], 5th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl

children

1. Hon (John) Max Henry Scawen Wyndham, later 7th Baron Leconfield and 2nd Baron Egremont

2. Hon Harry Hugh Patrick Wyndham (b. 28 Sep 1957), mar. 1985 Susan Fiona McLean Woodall, 1st dau. of Bruce Woodall, of Kensington, Lonbdon, and has issue

1. Hon Caroline Elizabeth Wyndham (b. 23 Dec 1951), mar. 1976 Colin Chisholm, son of Archiibald Hugh Tennent Chisholm CBE, and has issue

died

6 Jun 1972

created

v.p. 27 Nov 1963 Baron Egremont, of Petworth in the County of Sussex

suc. by

son

note

unpaid Private Secretary to Prime Minister 1957-63

 

(John) Max Henry Scawen [Wyndham], 7th Baron Leconfield and 2nd Baron Egremont

born

21 Apr 1948

mar.

15 Apr 1978 (Audrey) Caroline Nelson, 1st dau. of Alexander Ronan Nelson, of Muckairn, Taynuilt, co. Argyll, by his wife Hon Audrey Elizabeth Martell Paget, 1st dau. by his second wife of Almeric Hugh [Paget], 1st Baron Queenborough

children

1. Hon George Ronan Valentine Wyndham (b. 31 Jul 1983)

1. Hon Jessica Mary Wyndham (b. 27 Apr 1979)

2. Hon Constance Rose Wyndham (b. 20 Dec 1980)

3. Hon Mary Christian Wyndham (b. 4 Oct 1985)

 

Last updated 17 Jun 2019

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Titles:

7th Baron Leconfield, of Leconfield in the East Riding of the County of York

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 Apr 1859)

2nd Baron Egremont, of Petworth in the County of Sussex

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 27 Nov 1963)

 

Address:

Petworth House, Petworth, West Sussex GU28 0AE

Tel:  01798 342447

 

Website for Petworth House:

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/southern

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