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Liverpool, Earl of (GB, 1796 - 1851)


Creation: let.pat. 1 Jun 1796


Extinct: 3 Sep 1851


Family name: Jenkinson




Azure a Fess wavy Argent charged with a Cross Pattée Gules in chief two Estoiles Or, and as an Honourable Augmentation granted to the 1st Earl of Liverpool, upon a Chief wavy of the second a Cormorant Sable beaked and legged of the third holding in the beak a Branch of Seaweed (called liver) inverted Vert, these being there arms of Liverpool


A Seahorse assurgent Argent maned Azure supporting a Cross Pattée Gules


On either side a Hawk wings elevated and inverted proper beaked legged and belled Or charged on the breast with a Cross Pattée Gules


 Palma Non Sine Pulvere



Charles [Jenkinson], 1st Baron Hawkesbury later 1st Earl of Liverpool, PC

1st son and heir of Col Charles Jenkinson (by his wife Amarantha Cornewall, dau. and eventual sold hrss. of Capt Wolfran Cornewall RN), 3rd son of Sir Robert Jenkinson, 3rd Bt., of Walcot, co. Oxford, and Hawkesbury, co. Gloucester, by his wife Sarah Tomlins, dau. of Thomas Tomlins, of Bromley, co. Middlesex


16 May 1729

mar. (1)

9 Feb 1769 Amelia Watts (d. 7 Jul 1770), 1st dau. of William Watts, of Southall, co. Berkshire, and Hanslope, co. Buckingham, Governor of Fort William and President of the Council of Bengal, by his wife Frances Cook, dau. of Edward Cook, Governor of Fort St David

only child by first wife

1. Hon Robert Banks Jenkinson, later 2nd Baron Hawkesbury later 2nd Earl of Liverpool

mar. (2)

22 Jun 1782 Catherine Cope (b. 30 Nov 1744; widow of Sir Charles Cope, 2nd Bt., of Brewerne, co. Oxford; d. 1 Oct 1827), 5th dau. of Sir Cecil Bisshopp, 6th Bt., by his wife Hon Anne Boscawen, 3rd dau. of Hugh [Boscawen], 1st Viscount Falmouth

children by second wife

1. Hon Charles Cecil Cope Jenkinson, later 3rd Earl of Liverpool

1. Lady Charlotte Jenkinson (b. 8 Jun 1783; d. 16 Apr 1863), mar. 11 Aug 1807 James Walter [Grimston], 1st Earl of Verulam, and had issue


17 Dec 1808


21 Aug 1786 Baron Hawkesbury, of Hawkesbury in the County of Gloucester

1 Jun 1796 Earl of Liverpool

suc. by

son by first wife


Under Secretary of the North 1761-62; Treasurer of the Ordnance 1762-63; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Cockermouth 1763-66, for Appleby 1766-72, for Harwich 1772-74, for Hastings 1774-80 and for Saltash 1780-86; Joint Secretary to the Treasury 1763-65; a Lord of the Admiralty 1766-67; a Lord of the Treasury 1767-73; Joint Vice Treasurer of Ireland 1772-75; Privy Councillor 1773; Chief of the Pells, Ireland 1775-1808; Secretary at War 1778-82; a Lord of Trade 1784; President of the Board of Trade 1786-1804; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1786-1803; suc. his cousin 22 Jul 1790 as 7th Baronet of Hawkesbury and Collector of the Inland Customs


Robert Banks [Jenkinson], 2nd Baron Hawkesbury later 2nd Earl of Liverpool, KG PC


7 Jun 1770

mar. (1)

25 Mar 1795 Lady Theodosia Louisa Hervey (b. Feb 1767; d. 12 Jun 1821), 3rd dau. of Frederick Augustus [Hervey], 4th Earl of Bristol, by his wife Elizabeth Danvers, 2nd dau. of Sir Jermyn Danvers, 4th Bt. MP, of Rougham, co. Suffolk

mar. (2)

24 Sep 1822 Mary Chester (b. 24 Jun 1777; d. 18 Oct 1846), 6th dau. of Rev Charles Bagot later Chester (younger brother of William [Bagot], 1st Baron Bagot, and 2nd son of Sir Walter Wagstaffe Bagot, 5th Bt.), by his wife Catherine Legge, only dau. of Hon Heneage Legge, a Baron of the Exchequer (by his wife Catherine Fogg, dau. and cohrss. of Jonathan Fogg), 2nd son of William [Legge], 1st Earl of Dartmouth


s.p. 4 Dec 1828

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Tory) for Appleby 1790 and for Rye 1790-1803; a Commissioner for Indian Affairs 1793-99; Privy Councillor 1799; Master of the Mint 1799-1801; Foreign Secretary 1801-04; sum. to Parliament v.p. in his father's Barony of Hawkesbury 15 Nov 1803; Home Secretary 1804-06 and 1807-09; Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports 1806-28; Receiver General of the Duchy of Lancaster 1807-19; Secretary for War and the Colonies 1809-12; First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) 1812-27; Knight of the Garter 1814; Elder Brother of the Trinity House1816-28


Charles Cecil Cope [Jenkinson], 3rd Earl of Liverpool, GCB PC


29 May 1774


19 Jul 1810 Julia Evelyn Medley Shuckburgh-Evelyn (b. 6 Oct 1790; d. 8 Apr 1814), only dau. and hrss. of Sir George Augustus William Shuckburgh later Shuckburgh-Evelyn, 6th Bt., by his second wife Julia Annabella Evelyn, dau. and sole hrss. of James Evelyn, of Felbridge, co. Surrey


1. Lady Catherine Julia Jenkinson (dsp. 5 Dec 1877), mar. 20 Nov 1837 Col Francis Vernon-Harcourt, of Buxted Park, co. Surrey (b. 6 Jan 1801; dsp. 23 Apr 1880), 9th son of Most Rev and Rt Hon Edward Venables-Vernon later Vernon-Harcourt DD, Archbishop of York (by his wife Lady Anne Leveson-Gower, 3rd dau. by his second wife of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Marquess of Stafford), 2nd son by his third wife of George [Vernon later Venables-Vernon], 1st Baron Vernon

2. Lady Selina Charlotte Jenkinson (b. 3 Jul 1812; d. 24 Sep 1888), mar. (1) 15 Aug 1833 Hon William Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, styled Viscount Milton MP (b. 18 Jan 1812; dvp. 8 Nov 1835), 1st son and heir ap. of Charles William [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 5th Earl Fitzwilliam, and had issue:

1a. Hon Mary Selina Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 9 Jan 1836; d. 4 Jan 1899), mar. 21 Jun 1855 as his first wife William Henry Berkeley [Portman], 2nd Viscount Portman, and had issue

Viscountess Milton mar. (2) 28 Aug 1835 George Savile Foljambe, of Osberton, co. Nottingham ,and Aldwarke, co. York (d. 18 Dec 1869), and had issue:

1a. Cecil George Savile Foljambe, later 1st Baron Hawkesbury later 1st Earl of Liverpool

1a. Elizabeth Anne Foljambe (d. 2 Jan 1930), mar. 31 Jan 1888 Rev William Bury, Canon of Peterborough and Rector of Ickenham, co. Leicester, and had issue

2a. Frances Mary Foljambe (d. 25 Jan 1921), mar. 10 Oct 1876 Rev Savile Richard William L'Estrange Malone, of Pallas Park, King's County, Rector of Dalton Holme, co. York (d. 16 Sep 1908), and had issue

3a. Caroline Frederica Foljambe (d. 20 Oct 1895), mar. 4 Aug 1881 Arthur Frances Gresham Leveson-Gower, and had issue

3. Lady Louisa Harriet Jenkinson (d. 5 Sep 1887), mar. 5 Sep 1839 John Cotes MP, of Woodcote Hall, co. Shropshire (b. 1799; d. 1874), 1st son and heir of John Cotes MP, of Woodcote Hall, co. Shropshire, by his wife Lady Henrietta Grey, 2nd dau. of George Harry [Grey], 5th Earl of Stamford, and had issue


s.p.m. 3 Oct 1851


in the Royal Navy 1794-97 and 1801; Page of Honour 1794; Secretary of the British Legation at Vienna 1804-07; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Sandwich 1807-12, for Bridgnorth 1812-18 and for East Grinstead 1816-28; Under Home Secretary 1807-09; Under Secretary for War and the Colonies 1809-10; an original Trustee of the National Gallery 1824-51; Prothonotary of the County Palatine of Lancaster 1838-51; Privy Councillor 1841; Lord Steward of the Household 1841-46; GCB 1845


On the death of the 3rd Earl of Liverpool all his peerage titles became extinct whilst the Baronetcy of Hawkesbury passed to his cousin and heir male, Charles Jenkinson. His grandson, Cecil Foljambe, was created Earl of Liverpool in 1905.




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