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Manvers, Earl (UK, 1806 - 1955)

 

Creation: let.pat. 9 Apr 1806

 

Extinct: 13 Feb 1955

 

Family name: Pierrepont

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Arms:

Argent semée of Cinquefoils Gules a Lion rampant Sable

Crest:

A Lion rampant Sable between two Wings erect Argent

Supporters:

On either side a Lion Sable armed and langued Gules

Motto:

 Pie repone te

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Charles [Medows later Pierrepont], 1st Viscount Newark later 1st Earl Manvers

2nd son of Philip Medows, Deputy Ranger of Richmond Park, by his wife Lady Frances Pierrepont, sister and hrss. in her issue of Evelyn [Pierrepont], 2nd Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, and only dau. of Lord William Pierrepont, styled Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull (by his wife Rachel Baynton, 2nd dau. of Thomas Baynton, of Little Charfield, co. Wiltshire), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of Evelyn [Pierrepont], 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull

born

14 Nov 1737

mar.

14 Mar 1774 Anne Orton Mills (b. 14 Sep 1756; d. 24 Aug 1832), yst. dau. of William Mills, of Petersham, co. Middlesex

children

1. Hon Evelyn Henry Frederick Pierrepont, Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire 1796-1801 (b. c. 1775; dvp. 22 Oct 1801)

2. Hon Charles Herbert Pierrepont, later 2nd Earl Manvers

3. Rt Hon Henry Pierrepont, of Conbolt Park, co. Hampshire, Envoy to the Court of Denmark (b. 18 Mar 1780 ; d. 10 Nov 1851), mar. 1818 Lady Sophia Cecil (d. 1823), only dau. of Henry [Cecil], 1st Marquess of Exeter, by his second wife Sarah Higgins, 1st surv. dau. by his second wife of Thomas Higgins, of Bolas, co. Salop, and had issue:

1a. Augusta Sophia Anne Pierrepont (b. 30 May 1820; d. 13 Jul 1893), mar. 9 Jul 1844 Maj Gen Lord Charles Wellesley MP (b. 16 Jan 1808;  d. 9 Oct 1858), 2nd son of Arthur [Wesley later Wellesley], 1st Duke of Wellington, by his wife Hon Catherine Sarah Dorothea Pakenham, sister of Thomas [Pakenham], 2nd Earl of Longford, and 2nd dau. of Edward Michael [Pakenham], 2nd Baron Longford, and had issue

4. Hon Philip Sydney Pierrepont, of Evenley Hall, co. Northampton (b. 13 Jun 1786; dsp. 15 Feb 1864), mar. 10 Aug 1810 Georgiana Edwards (widow of Pryce Edwards, of Talgarth; d. 14 Oct 1872), dau. and hrss. of Herbert Gwynne Browne, of Imley Park, co. Merioneth

1. Lady Frances Augusta Pierrepont (d. 10 Feb 1847), mar. (1) 20 Oct 1802 Vice Admiral William Bentinck RN (b. 17 Jun 1764; d. 21 Feb 1813), 1st son and heir of Capt John Albert Bentinck RN, of Terrington St Clements, co. Norfolk (by his wife Baroness Renira de Tuyll de Serooskerken, dau. of Baron John de Tuyll de Serooskerken), 2nd son of Hon William Bentinck, of Terrington St Clements, co. Norfolk, and Rhoon and Pendrecht, Holland, 1st Count Bentinck (by his wife Charlotte Sophie of Oldenburg, only dau. and hrss. of Anthony II, Count of Oldenburg), 1st son by his second wife of Hans William [Bentinck], 1st Earl of Portland, and (2) 30 Jul 1821 Henry William Stephens, and had issue by her first husband

died

17 Jun 1816

created

23 Jul 1796 Baron Pierrepont, of Holme Pierrepont in the County of Nottingham, and Viscount Newark, of Newark-on-Trent in the County of Nottingham

9 Apr 1806 Earl Manvers

suc. by

son

note

entered the Royal Navy, Lieut 1755, Post Captain 1757; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Nottinghamshire 1778-96; took the name of Pierrepont instead of that of Medows by Royal Licence 1788 on inheriting the Pierrepont estates on the death of his maternal aunt, the Duchess of Kingston-upon-Hull

 

Charles Herbert [Pierrepont], 2nd Earl Manvers

born

11 Aug 1778

mar.

23 Aug 1804 Mary Letitia Eyre (b. 11 Oct 1784; d. 7 Sep 1860), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Anthony Hardolph Eyre, of Grove Park, co. Nottingham, by his wife Frances Alicia Wilbraham-Booth, sister of Edward [Wilbraham-Bootle later Bootle-Wilbraham], 1st Baron Skelmersdale, and 3rd dau. of Richard Wilbraham later Wilbraham-Bootle MP, of Rode Hall, co. Chester

children

1. Hon Charles Evelyn Pierrepont, styled Viscount Newark, Member of Parliament (Whig) for East Retford 1830-35 (b. 2 Sep 1805; dvp. and sp. 23 Aug 1850), mar. 16 Aug 1832 Hon Emily Littleton (b. 16 Nov 1814; dsp. 10 Mar 1851), 2nd dau. of Edward John [Littleton], 1st Baron Hatherton, by his first wife Hyacinthe Mary Wellesley, illegit. dau. of Richard [Wellesley], 1st Marquess Wellesley

2. Hon Sydney William Herbert Pierrepont, later 3rd Earl Manvers

1. Lady Mary Frances Pierrepont (b. 1819; d. 12 Jun 1905), mar. 21 Aug 1845 Edward Christopher Egerton, Member of Parliament for Macclesfield 1852-68 and for East Cheshire 1868-69, Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (b. 27 Jul 1816 ; d. 27 Aug 1869), brother of William Tatton [Egerton], 1st Baron Egerton of Tatton, and 4th son of Wilbraham Tatton later Egerton MP, of Tatton Park, co. Chester, by his wife and cousin Elizabeth Sykes, 2nd dau. of Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd Bt. MP, of Sledmere House, co. York, and had issue

2. Lady Annora Charlotte Pierrepont (d. 22 Mar 1888), mar. 18 Aug 1853 Charles Watkin Williams-Wynn, and had issue

died

27 Oct 1860

suc. by

son

note

entered the Royal Navy, Post Captain 1798, retiring on half-pay 1803; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Nottinghamshire 1801-16

 

Sydney William Herbert [Pierrepont], 3rd Earl Manvers

born

12 Mar 1825

mar.

15 Jun 1852 Georgine Jane Elizabeth Fanny de Franquetot (b. 4 Aug 1826; d. 28 Jul 1910), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Augustin Louis Joseph Cassimir Gustave de Franquetot, Duc de Coigny, by his wife Henrietta Dundas Dalrymple-Hamilton, only dau. and hrss. of Sir Hew Dalrymple-Hamilton, 4th Bt.

children

1. Hon Charles William Sydney Pierrepont, later 4th Earl Manvers

2. Hon Evelyn Henry Pierrepont (b. 23 Aug 1856; d. 4 Jun 1926), mar. 1 Jun 1880 Sophia Arkwright (d. 5 Jun 1941), 3rd dau. of Maj William Arkwright (by his wife Fanny Susan Thornewill, 2nd dau. of Edward Thornewill, of Dove Cliff, co. Stafford), 2nd son of Richard Arkwright, of Sutton Scarsdale, co. Derby, and had issue:

1a. Gervas Evelyn Pierrepont, later 6th Earl Manvers

1a. Lady Eva Mary Pierrepont, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1940 (b. 23 Oct 1882), mar. 4 Jul 1906 Elliott MacKirdy Scott-MacKirdy, of Abbey House, Malmesbury, co. Wiltshire (b. 9 Mar 1891; d. 27 Jan 1938), only surv. son of William Augustus Scott later Scott-MacKirdy, 5th of Birkwood, by his wife Lucy Bell, 3rd dau. of Edmund Bell, of Rothesay, and had issue

2a. Lady Clare Isma Pierrepont, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1940, Mayor of Chelsea 1939-41, Member Dorset County Council 1949 (b. 2 Sep 1884), mar. 20 Sep 1919 Fred Somerset Hartnell

3a. Ida Helen Pierrepont (b. 27 Jan 1886; dvp. 6 Aug 1894)

3. Hon Henry Sydney Pierrepont (b. 18 Aug 1863; dvp. 4 Mar 1882)

1. Lady Emily Annora Charlotte Pierrepont (b. 16 Mar 1853; d. 11 May 1935), mar. 24 Sep 1878 as his second wife Frederick [Lygon], 6th Earl Beauchamp, and had issue

2. Lady Mary Augusta Pierrepont (b. 21 Dec 1865; d. 6 Mar 1917), mar. 4 Apr 1899 as his second wife John Peter Grant, 13th of Rothiemurchus (b. 29 Feb 1860; d. 18 Feb 1927), and had issue

died

16 Jan 1900

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for South Nottinghamshire 1852-60; Lt Col 1868-79 and Hon Col 1879, South Nottinghamshire Yeomanry

 

Charles William Sydney [Pierrepont], 4th Earl Manvers

born

2 Aug 1854

mar.

26 Sep 1880 Helen Shaw-Stuart (b. 18 Jul 1859; d. 11 Mar 1939), 3rd but 1st surv. dau. of Sir Michael Robert Shaw-Stuart, 7th Bt., by his wife Lady Octavia Grosvenor, 5th dau. of Richard [Grosvenor], 2nd Marquess of Westminster

children

1. Hon Evelyn Robert Pierrepont, later 5th Earl Manvers

1. Lady Cicely Mary Pierrepont (b. 4 Nov 1886; d. 24 Oct 1936), mar. 6 Oct 1915 Lt Col F H Hardy

2. Lady Alice Helen Pierrepont (b. 30 Aug 1889)

3. Lady Sibell Pierrepont (b. 19 May 1892), mar. 10 Apr 1923 Hubert Davys Argles (b. 28 May 1879), 2nd son of Rev George Marsham Argles, of Hawbarrow, Milnthorpe, co. Westmorland, Rector of St Clement's, York, by his wife Mary Anne Harrison, dau. of Thomas Harrison, of Singleton Park, co. Westmorland

died

17 Jul 1926

suc. by

son

note

Major, 4th (Sherwood Foresters) Volunteer Battalion 1880; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Newark 1885-95 and 1898-1900; Col, North Midland Volunteer Brigade 1896; Master of the Rufford Hunt 1900

 

Evelyn Robert [Pierrepont], 5th Earl Manvers

born

25 Jul 1888

died

6 Apr 1940

suc. by

cousin

note

 

Gervas Evelyn [Pierrepont], 6th Earl Manvers, MC

born

15 Apr 1881

mar.

5 Feb 1918 Marie-Louise Roosevelt Butterfield, dau. of Sir Frederick W L Butterfield

children

1. Evelyn Louis Butterfield Pierrepont (b. 8 May 1924; dvp. 29 Sep 1928)

1. Mary Helen Venetia Pierrepont (b. 22 May 1920; dvp. 21 Deb 1930)

2. Lady Frederica Rozelle Ridgway Pierrepont, served in World War II 1943-45 as leading stoker WRNS (b. 17 Nov 1925)

died

s.p.m.s. 13 Feb 1955

note

served in World War I 1914-18; London County Councillor (Brixton Div) 1922-46; Dep Chairman, London County Council 1938-39; Dep Chairman, Nottinghamshire County Council 1940-46

 

On the death of the 6th Earl Manvers the Earldom of Manvers and his other peerage titles became extinct.

 

 First written 8 Apr 2005

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