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Londesborough, Earl of (UK, 1887 - 1937

 

Creation: let.pat. 1 Jul 1887

 

Extinct: 17 Apr 1937

 

Family name: Denison

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Arms:

See Baron Londesborough

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William Henry Forester [Denison], 2nd Baron Londesborough later 1st Earl of Londesborough

1st son and heir of Albert Denison [Conyngham later Denison], 1st Baron Londesborough, by his first wife Hon Henrietta Maria Weld-Forester, 4th dau. of Cecil [Weld-Forester], 1st Baron Forester

born

19 Jun 1834

mar.

10 Sep 1863 Lady Edith Frances Wilhelmina Somerset (b. 1 Jun 1838; d. 15 May 1915), 6th dau. of Henry [Somerset], 7th Duke of Beaufort, by his second wife Emily Frances Smith, dau. of Culling Charles Smith

children

1. Hon William Francis Henry Denison, later 2nd Earl of Londesborough

1. Lady Edith Henrietta Sibyl Denison (d. 6 May 1945), mar. 3 Feb 1887 her first half-cousin Sir Gerald William Henry Codrington, 1st Bt., of Dodington Park, co. Gloucester, and had issue

2. Lady Lilian Katharine Selina Denison (d. 31 Jul 1899), mar. 26 Nov 1895 Newton Charles Ogle, of Kirkley (d. 23 Jul 1912), and had issue

3. Lady Ida Emily Augusta Denison (d. 12 Jul 1937), mar. 23 Nov 1886 Sir George Reresby Sitwell, 4th Bt., and had issue

4. Lady Mildred Adelaide Cecilia Denison (d. 25 Jan 1953), mar. 15 Jul 1902 (div. 1925) Sir William Henry Charles Wemyss Cooke, 10th Bt., and had issue

died

19 Apr 1900

created

1 Jul 1887 Viscount Raincliffe, of Raincliffe in the North Riding of the County of York, and Earl of Londesborough

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Beverley 1857-59 and for Scarborough 1859-60; suc. his father 15 Jan 1860 as 2nd Baron Londesborough; Hereditary Vice-Admiral of the Yorkshire Coast; took the Conservative whip in the House of Lords from 1885

 

William Francis Henry [Denison], 2nd Earl of Londesborough, KCVO

born

30 Dec 1864

mar.

11 Aug 1887 Lady Grace Adelaide Fane (b. 3 Oct 1860; d. 13 Jun 1933), 1st dau. of Francis William Henry [Fane], 12th Earl of Westmorland, by his wife Lady Adelaide Isa Howe, 2nd dau. of Richard William [Curzon later Howe], 1st Earl Howe

children

1. Hon George Francis William Henry Denison, later 3rd Earl of Londesborough

2. Hon Hugo William Cecil Denison, later 4th Earl of Londesborough

1. Lady Irene Frances Adza Denison GBE (b. 4 Jul 1890; d. 15 Jul 1956), mar. 19 Jul 1917 Alexander Albert [Mountbatten], 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, and had issue

died

30 Oct 1917

suc. by

son

note

served in the Royal Navy; KCVO 1907; Hereditary Vice-Admiral of the Yorkshire Coast

 

George Francis William Henry [Denison], 3rd Earl of Londesborough

born

17 Jul 1892

died

12 Sep 1920

suc. by

brother

 

Hugo William Cecil [Denison], 4th Earl of Londesborough

born

13 Nov 1894

mar.

4 Sep 1935 Marigold Rosemary Joyce Lubbock (b. 15 May 1903; mar. (2) 19 Jul 1948 (div. 1954) Capt Zygmunt Stanislaw de Lubiez-Bakanowski, son of Waclaw de Lubiez-Bakanowski, of Medyngianz, Poland; d. 15 May 1976), 3rd dau. of Edgar Lubbock (by his wife Amy Myddleton Peacock, only dau. of Christopher Gilbert Peacock, of Greatford Hall, Stamford, co. Lincoln), brother of John [Lubbock], 1st Baron Avebury, and 8th son of Sir John William Lubbock, 3rd Bt.

only child

1. Lady Zinnia Rosemary Denison (b. 25 Nov 1937; d. 13 Jul 1997), mar. (1) 8 May 1957 (div. 1961) Peter Crawford Melhuish Comins, son of Capt Dennis Comins MC, of Coddington Moor, Newark-on-Trent, (2) 14 Jul 1961 (div. 1964) John David Leslie Melville, (3) 26 Jun 1964 (div. 1967) Maj Hugh Cantlie, 1st son of Col Kenneth Cantlie, (4) 1 Feb 1968 (Ralph) John Hamilton Pollock, and (5) 1982 James Hubert Judd, son of Leslie Ashurst Judd, and had issue by her first and third husbands

died

s.p.m. 17 Apr 1937

note

Capt, 1st Life Guards; served in World War I

 

On the death of the 4th Earl of Londesborough the Earldom of Londesborough and the Viscountcy of Raincliffe became extinct and the Barony of Londesborough (cr. 1850) passed to his first cousin once removed, Ernest William Denison.

 

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