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Mexborough, Earl of (I, 1766)

 

Creation: let. pat. 11 Feb 1766

 

Family name: Savile

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Arms:

Argent on a Bend Sable three Owls of the field

Crest:

An Owl Argent

Supporters:

On either side a Lion proper collared and chained Or

Motto:

Be Fast

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John [Savile], 1st Baron Pollington later 1st Earl of Mexborough, KB

only son of Charles Savile, of Methley Hall, co.York, by his wife Aletheia Millington, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Gilbert Millington, of Felley Priory, co. Nottingham

born

Dec 1719

mar.

20 Jan 1760 Sarah Delaval (b. 14 Mar 1742; mar. (2) 4 May 1780 Rev Sandford Hardcastle;  d. 9 Aug 1821), sister of John Hussey [Delaval], 1st Baron Delaval, and 3rd dau. of Francis Blake Delaval, of Seaton Delaval, co. Northumberland, by his wife Rhoda Apreece, dau. of Robert Apreece, of Washingley, co. Huntingdon

children

1. Hon John Savile, later 2nd Earl of Mexborough

2. Hon Henry Savile (b. 17 Sep 1763 ; d. 1828)

3. Hon Charles Savile (b. 27 Apr 1774; dsp. 18 Feb 1807), mar. 27 Aug 1803 Annabella Wilson

died

17 Feb 1778 (bur. at Methley, co. York)

created

8 Nov 1753 Baron Pollington, of Longford on the County of Longford

11 Feb 1766 Viscount Pollington, of Ferns, and Earl of Mexborough, of Lifford in the County of Donegal

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Heydon 1747-54 and for Shoreham 1761-68; KB 1749

 

John [Savile], 2nd Earl of Mexborough

born

8 Apr 1761

mar.

30 Sep 1782 Elizabeth Stephenson (b. 25 Apr 1762; d. 7 Jun 1821; bur. in Westminster Abbey), only dau. and hrss. of Henry Stephenson, of East Burnham, co. Buckingham, and of Cox Lodge, nr. Newcastle-on-Tyne, by his wife Alice Stephenson, dau. of Sir William Stephenson, Lord Mayor of London 1764-65

children

1. Hon John Savile, later 3rd Earl of Mexborough

1. Lady Sarah Elizabeth Savile (b. 4 Feb 1786; d. 30 Jan 1851), mar. (1) 30 Oct 1807 John George [Monson], 4th Baron Monson, and (2) 21 Oct 1816 Henry Richard [Greville], 3rd Earl of Warwick, and had issue by both husbands

died

3 Feb 1830 (bur. at Methley, co. York)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Lincoln 1808-12

 

John [Savile], 3rd Earl of Mexborough

born

3 Jul 1783

mar.

29 Aug 1807 Lady Anne Yorke (b. 13 Apr 1783; d. 17 Jul 1870), 1st dau. of Philip [Yorke], 3rd Earl of Hardwicke, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Lindsay, 3rd dau. of James [Lindsay], 5th Earl of Balcarres

children

1. Hon John Charles George Savile, later 4th Earl of Mexborough

2. Hon Henry Alexander Savile, army officer (b. 12 Dec 1811; dvp. 1 Mar 1850), mar. 17 Aug 1840 Catherine Pennefather (d. 1 Jan 1843), 3rd dau. of Kingsmill Pennefather, of New Park, cp. Tipperary, and had issue

3. Rev Hon Philip Yorke Savile, Rector of Methley, co. York (b. 23 Aug 1814; d. 23 Jul 1897), mar. 20 Jan 1842 Emily Mary Brand Hale (d. 9 Aug 1881), 1st dau. of William Hale, of King's Walden, co. Hertford, and had issue

4. Hon Charles Stuart Savile, attaché at the Berlin Legation (b. 24 Feb 1816; dsps. 1 Mar 1870), mar. 11 Jun 1864 Paulina Mary Ann King (mar. (2) 5 Oct 1871 Wallace James Harding, barrister), only dau. of Maj William John King, and had issue

5. Lieut Hon Frederick Savile (b. 17 Mar 1817; dvp. 3 Apr 1851), mar. 27 May 1839 Antonia Archdall (d. 23 Mar 1869), dau. of Rev William Archdall, Rector of Tintern, and had issue

6. Rev Hon Arthur Savile, Rector of Fowlmere, co. Cambridge (b. 20 Dec 1819; d. 23 Apr 1870), mar. 13 Jul 1852 Hon Lucy Georgina Neville (d. 25 May 1919), 3rd dau. of Richard [Aldworth-Neville later Griffin], 3rd Baron Braybrooke, by his wife Lady Jane Cornwallis), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Charles [Cornwallis], 2nd Marquess Cornwallis, and had issue

1. Lady Sarah Elizabeth Savile VA, Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria (b. 23 Sep 1813; d. 16 Dec 1890), mar. 6 Nov 1845 her second cousin Gen Hon Sir James Lindsay KCMG, Member of Parliament for Wigan (b. 25 Aug 1815; d. 13 Aug 1874), 2nd son of James [Lindsay], 24th Earl of Crawford, by his wife Hon Maria Margaret Frances Pennington, only surv. child of John [Pennington], 1st Baron Muncaster, and had issue

died

25 Dec 1860

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Pontefract 1807-12, 1812-26 and 1831-32 ; Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons, West Riding of Yorkshire 1822-60

 

John Charles George [Savile], 4th Earl of Mexborough

born

4 Jun 1810

mar. (1)

24 Feb 1842 Lady Rachel Katherine Walpole (b. 6 Feb 1824; d. 21 Jun 1854), 1st dau. of Horatio [Walpole], 3rd Earl of Orford, by his wife Mary Fawkener, 1st dau. by his second wife of William Augustus Fawkener, of Brocton Hall, co. Shropshire

only child by first wife

1. Hon John Horace Savile, later 5th Earl of Mexborough

mar. (2)

27 Jul 1861 Agnes Louisa Elizabeth Raphael (d. 23 Dec 1898; bur. in the Roman Catholic Chapel of St Raphael, Kingston-upon-Thames), yst. dau. of John Raphael

children by second wife

2. Hon John Henry Savile, later 6th Earl of Mexborough

3. Capt Hon George Savile, served in World War I as Capt and 1st Assistant Superintendent, Remount Service 1915-17 and Intelligence, General Headquarters Italy 1918 (b. 24 Nov 1871; dsp. 15 Jul 1937), mar. 22 Sep 1920 Lady Margaret Forbes (dsp. 19 May 1965), 2nd dau. of George Arthur Hastings [Forbes], 7th Earl of Granard, by his second wife Hon Frances Mary Petre, 1st dau. of William Bernard [Petre], 12th Baron Petre

1. Lady Mary Louisa Savile (d. 25 Jul 1945), mar. 11 Jul 1898 (div. 1905) Walter B Harris (d. 4 Apr 1933)

2. Lady Anne Savile (dsp. trying to cross the Atlantic on a solo flight c. 31 Aug 1927), mar. 15 Apr 1897 HSH Prince Ludwig Carl zu Löwenstein Wertheim Freudenburg, of Castle Litznitz, Frankfort-on-the-Oder, Germany (dsp. 25 Mar 1899)

died

17 Aug 1899

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Gatton 1831-32 and for Pontefract 1835-37 and 1841-47

 

John Horace [Savile], 5th Earl of Mexborough

born

17 Jun 1843

mar. (1)

24 Apr 1867 Venetia Stanley Errington (dsps. 13 Nov 1900; bur. at Bournemouth), 2nd surv. dau. and cohrss. of Sir Rowland Stanley later Errington, 11th Bt., by his wife Julia Macdonald, 1st dau. of Lieut Gen Sir John Macdonald KCB

mar. (2)

Apr 1906 Sylvia Cecilia Maria Clerk (widow of Capt Claude Clerk CIE;  d. 20 Aug 1915), dau. of Nobile Carlo de Ser-Antoni, of Lucca and Naples, Italy

mar. (3)

28 Jan 1916 Anne Ritchie (former wife of George Bainbridge Ritchie;  mar. (3) 1 Jun 1920 Alfred Charlemagne Lambart;  d. 11 Feb 1943), dau. of Rev Andrew Holmes Belcher, Rector of Fasque, co. Kincardine

died

s.p.s. 8 Jun 1916

suc. by

half-brother

note

High Sheriff of West Yorkshire 1877

 

John Henry [Savile], 6th Earl of Mexborough, DL

born

27 Sep 1868

mar.

15 Jul 1905 Hon Margaret Eva de Burgh Knatchbull-Hugessen (d. 26 Jan 1957), 1st dau. of Edward [Knatchbull-Hugessen], 2nd Baron Brabourne, by his wife Hon Amy Virginia Beaumont, 3rd dau. of Wentworth Blackett [Beaumont[, 1st Baron Allendale, by his first wife Lady Margaret Anne de Burgh, 4th dau. of Ulick John [de Burgh], 1st Marquess of Clanricarde

children

1. Hon John Raphael Wentworth Savile, later 7th Earl of Mexborough

1. Lady Agnes Marjorie Alice Savile (b. 26 Oct 1907; d. 19...), mar. 23 Oct 1930 Capt Thomas More Eyston DL, of Hendred House, co. Berkshire (b. 13 Apr 1902; d. of wounds received in action 31 May 1940), only son of John Joseph Eyston, of Hendred House, co. Berkshire, by his wife Elizabeth Dunn, only dau. of George Dunn, of Bath House, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and had issue

2. Lady Beatrice Anne Savile (b. 25 Jun 1910; d. 29 Dec 1973), mar. 14 Jun 1934 Ralph Henry Scrope, of The Friarage, Yarm, co. York (b. 3 Jan 1905; d. 19...), 2nd son of Henry Aloysius Scrope, of Danby Castle, co. York, by his wife Maria Mercedes de Laski, yst. dau. of Alexander de Laski, and had issue

3. Lady (Mary Elspeth) Sylvia Savile (b. 29 May 1914; d. 25 Oct 1948), mar. 4 Feb 1937 Andrew Ramon Dalzell de Bertodano (d. 1957), 1st son of 8th Marquis del Moral, and had issue

4. Lady (Anne) Sarah Alethea Marjorie Savile (b. 17 Sep 1919; d. 1991), mar. 4 Aug 1955 Lt Col Rt Hon Sir (James) Roualeyn Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, Lord Justice of Appeal 1977-85 (b. 9 Mar 1912; d. 12 Jun 2000), 3rd son of Rev Charles Edward [Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce], 6th Baron Thurlow, by his wife Grace Catherine Trotter, only child of Rev Canon Henry Trotter, Vicar of Christ Church, Barnet, co. Hertford , and had issue

died

16 Sep 1945

suc. by

son

note

served in World War I 1914-18 as Capt, Remount Service

 

John Raphael Wentworth [Savile], 7th Earl of Mexborough

born

11 Oct 1906

mar.

23 Jul 1930 Josephine Bertha Emily Fletcher (d. 1992), 2nd dau. of Andrew Mansel Talbot Fletcher, 10th of Saltoun, Haddington, East Lothian and formerly of Margam Castle, co. Glamorgan, by his wife Frances Jane Winnington , 1st dau. of Sir Francis Salwey Winnington, 5th Bt., of Stanford Court, co. Worcester, by his wife Jane Spencer-Churchill, 1st dau. of Lord Alfred Spencer-Churchill MP (by his wife Hon Harriet Louisa Hester Gough-Calthorpe, 3rd dau. of Frederick [Gough-Calthorpe later Gough], 4th Baron Calthorpe), 2nd son by his first wife of George [Spencer-Churchill], 6th Duke of Marlborough

children

1. Hon John Christopher George Savile, later 8th Earl of Mexborough

2. Hon (Charles) Anthony Savile, of Youngsbury, Ware, co. Hertford (b. 28 Jun 1934), mar. 5 Nov 1966 Zita Loretta White, 2nd dau. of Leslie White, and has issue

1. Lady Anne Sarah Elizabeth Savile (b. 10 Sep 1938; d. 1980), mar. 30 Oct 1964 Charles Hynman Allanby, only son of Maj Ronald Hynman Allanby, of Balblair, Nairn, and has issue

died

15 May 1980

suc. by

son

 

John Christopher George [Savile], 8th Earl of Mexborough

born

16 May 1931

mar. (1)

30 May 1958 (div. 1972) Lady Elizabeth Hariot Grimston (d. 1987), 1st dau. of John [Grimston], 6th Earl of Verulam, by his wife Margaret Ray Duncan, 1st dau. of Walter Atholl Duncan, of Cadogan Square, London

children by first wife

1. Hon John Andrew Bruce Savile, styled Viscount Pollington (b. 30 Nov 1959), mar. 11 Jun 2019 Norma Isolde Finlay (b. 1963; former wife of ..... Findlay), dau. of John Phoenix by his wife Elizabeth .....

1. Lady Alethea Frances Clare Savile (b. 3 Jun 1963; dvp. 16 Sep 1994)

mar. (2)

5 Jun 1972 Catherine Joyce Vivian (former wife of Nicholas Crespigny Laurence [Vivian], 6th Baron Vivian), yst. dau. of James Kenneth Hope CBE, of West Park, Lanchester, Co. Durham

children by second wife

2. Hon James Hugh Hope John Savile (b. 21 Aug 1976), mar. 2010 Victoria Sian Forman Hardy (b. 1979), dau. of Nicholas Forman Hardy, of Car Colston, co. Nottingham, and has issue

2. Lady Lucinda Sarah Catherine Savile (b. 3 Apr 1973), mar. 28 Oct 2006 Edward G T J Ankarcrona, 2nd son of Jan Ankarcrona by his wife Countess Margaretha Mapelli Mozzi, and has issue

 

 Last updated 11 Jul 2019

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Titles:

8th Earl of Mexborough, of Lifford in the County of Donegal

(Ireland, let. pat. 11 Feb 1766)

8th Viscount Pollington, of Ferns

(Ireland, let. pat. 11 Feb 1766)

8th Baron Pollington, of Longford

(Ireland, let. pat. 8 Nov 1753)

 

Addresses:

Arden Hall, Hawnby, York YO6 5LS

Tel:  01439 798348

13A Lennox Garden Mews, London SW1X 0DP

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