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Monson, Baron (GB, 1728)

 

Creation: let. pat. 28 May 1728

 

Family name: Monson

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Arms:

Or two Chevronels Gules

Crest:

A Lion rampant proper supporting a Column Or

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Lion Or;  Sinister:  a Griffin wings elevated Argent beaked and membered Azure, each gorged with a Plain Collar Azure charged with three Crescents Or and having a Line reflexed over the back Blue

Motto:

Prest Pour Mon Pais (Ready for my country)

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John [Monson], 1st Baron Monson, KB PC

1st son and hr. of George Monson, of Broxbourne, co. Hertford (by his wife Anne Wren, dau. and hrss. of Charles Wren, of the Isle of Ely), yr. brother of Sir William Monson, 4th Bt., of Carlton and Burton, co. Lincoln

born

c.1693

mar.

8 Apr 1725 Lady Margaret Watson (bapt. 22 Mar 1695/6; d. 24 Feb 1751/2; bur. at South Carlton, co. Lincoln), 4th dau. of Lewis [Watson], 1st Earl of Rockingham, by his wife Lady Catherine Sondes, 2nd dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of George [Sondes], 1st Earl of Feversham

children

1. Hon John Monson, later 2nd Baron Monson

2. Hon Lewis Monson later Watson, later 1st Baron Sondes

3. Brig Gen Hon George Monson (dsp. 1777), mar. Lady Anne Hope-Vere (bapt. 25 Jun 1726; former wife of Hon Charles Hope later Hope-Vere, of Craigiehall, Linlithgowshire, 2nd son of Charles [Hope], 1st Earl of Hopetoun), 3rd dau. of Henry [Vane], 1st Earl of Darlington, by his wife Lady Grace FitzRoy, 1st surv. dau. by his second wife and hrss. in her issue of Charles [FitzRoy], 2nd Duke of Cleveland and 1st Duke of Southampton

died

18 Jul 1748 (bur. at South Carlton, co. Lincoln)

created

28 May 1728 Baron Monson, of Burton in the County of Lincoln

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Lincoln 1722-28; Knight of the Bath 1725, being one of the original knights at the restoration of that Order; suc. his uncle 7 Mar 1726/7 to the Carlton and Burton estates and as 5th Baronet; Capt of the Gentlemen Pensioners 1733; Privy Councillor 1737; First Commissioner of Trade 1737-48

 

John [Monson], 2nd Baron Monson

born

23 Jul 1727

mar.

23 Jun 1752 Theodosia Maddison (b. 15 Jun 1725; d. 20 Feb 1821; bur. at Eltham, co. Kent), dau. of John Maddison, of Stainton Vale and Stamford, co. Lincoln, by his wife Catherine Whichcot, dau. of George Whichcot, of Harpswell, co. Lincoln

children

1. Hon John Monson, later 3rd Baron Monson

2. Hon George Henry Monson (b. 17 Oct 1755; d. 17 Jun 1823), mar. 15 Mar 1784 Susanna Smith (widow of Thomas Smith, of Hawkesworth), dau. of george Johnson, and had issue:

1a. Georgiana Theodosia Monson (d. 22 Nov 1858)

3. Maj Gen Hon Charles Monson (b. 11 Mar 1758; d. 11 Jan 1800)

4. Col Hon William Monson MP (b. 15 Dec 1760; d. 26 Dec 1807), mar. 10 Jan 1786 Anne Debonnaire (d. 1841), yst. dau. of John Debonnaire, and had issue:

1a. William John Monson, later 6th Baron Monson

5. Rev Hon Thomas John Monson, Rector of Bedale, co. York (b. 10 May 1764; d. 3 Apr 1843), mar. (1) 29 Jul 1790 Anne Shipley Greene (d. 8 Sep 1818), dau. of Joseph Greene, and (2) 11 Aug 1824 his daughter-in-law's sister Sarah Wyvill (d. 25 Jun 1865), dau. of Rev Christopher Wyvill, of Constable Burton, co. York, and had issue by both wives

1. Hon Catharine Monson (d. unm.)

2. Hon Charlotte Grace Monson (d. 1793), mar. Henry Peirse, of Bedale, co. York, and had issue

3. Hon Theodosia Margaret Monson (d. 24 Oct 1847), mar. 9 Mar 1782 Sir John Gregory Shaw, 5th Bt., and had issue

died

23 Jul 1774 (bur. at South Carlton, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son

note

Chief Justice in Eyre, South of Trent 1765-66

 

John [Monson], 3rd Baron Monson

born

25 May 1753

mar.

18 Jul 1777 Lady Elizabeth Capel (b. 10 Aug 1755; d. 23 Feb 1834; bur. in St Peter's Church, St Alban's, co. Hertford), dau. of William Anne Holles [Capell later Capel], 4th Earl of Essex, by his first wife Frances Hanbury-Williams, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Charles Hanbury-Williams KB MP, of Coldbrook Park, co. Monmouth

children

1. Hon John George Monson, later 4th Baron Monson

1. Hon Elizabeth Monson (d. 1 Mar 1838)

2. Hon Charlotte Monson (d. 5 Feb 1871)

died

20 May 1806 (bur. at South Carlton, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son

note

Recorder of the City of Lincoln

 

John George [Monson], 4th Baron Monson

born

1 Sep 1785

mar.

30 Oct 1807 Lady Sarah Elizabeth Savile (b. 4 Feb 1786; mar. (2) 21 Oct 1816 Henry Richard [Greville], 3rd Earl of Warwick;  d. 30 Jan 1851; bur. at Gatton, co. Surrey), 1st dau. of John [Savile], 2nd Earl of Mexborough, by his wife Elizabeth Stephenson, only dau. and hrss. of John Stephenson, of East Burnham, co. Buckingham, and of Cox Lodge, nr. Newcastle-upon-Tyne

only child

1. Hon Frederick John Monson, later 5th Baron Monson

died

14 Nov 1809 (bur. in South Carlton, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son

 

Frederick John [Monson], 5th Baron Monson

born

3 Feb 1809

mar.

21 Jun 1832 Theodosia Blacker (b. c. 1803; d. 3 Jul 1891), yst. dau. of Maj Latham Blacker, of Newent, co. Gloucester, by his wife Catherine Maddison, dau. of Col George Maddison, of Stainton Vale, co. Lincoln

died

s.p. 7 Oct 1841 (bur. at Gatton, co. Surrey)

suc. by

cousin

note

Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons, Surrey 1836-41

 

William John [Monson], 6th Baron Monson

born

14 May 1796

mar.

8 May 1828 Eliza Larken (b. 24 Oct 1803; d. 22 Jan 1863; bur. at South Carlton, co. Lincoln), dau. of Edmund Larken, of Bedford Square, co. Middlesex, by his wife Anne Greaves, dau. of John Greaves, of Mark Lane, London

children

1. Hon William John Monson, later 7th Baron Monson later 1st Viscount Oxenbridge

2. Hon Debonnaire John Monson, later 8th Baron Monson

3. Charles Edmund John Monson (b. 29 May 1831; dvp. 18 Apr 1832)

4. Hon Edmund John Monson, later Rt Hon Sir Edmund John Monson, 1st Bt.

5. Hon Charles John Monson (b. 10 Aug 1836; dvp. 30 Mar 1846)

6. Rev Hon Evelyn John Monson, Vicar of Croft, co. Lincoln (b. 7 May 1838; d. 13 Sep 1892), mar. 10 Jul 1872 Anne Grace Hynde Kinncar (d. 30 Aug 1919), dau,. of James Kinncar WS, of Edinburgh, and had issue

1. Hon Eliza Edomé Monson (dvp. 25 Aug 1849)

2. Theodosia Anne Monson (dvp. an infant 6 Jul 1841)

3. Hon Florence Grace Monson (d. 12 Dec 1900)

died

17 Dec 1862 (bur. at South Carlton, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son

 

William John [Monson], 7th Baron Monson later 1st Viscount Oxenbridge, KCVO PC

born

18 Feb 1829

mar.

7 Aug 1869 Hon Maria Adelaide Maude (b. Dec 1814; former wife of Charles Anderson Worsley [Anderson-Pelham], 2nd Earl of Yarborough;  d. 24 Dec 1897), 2nd dau. of Charles [Maude], 3rd Viscount Hawarden, by his wife Jane Crawfurd Bruce, yst. dau. of Patrick Crawfurd Bruce, of Taplow Lodge, co. Buckingham

died

s.p. 16 Apr 1898

created

13 Aug 1886 Viscount Oxenbridge, of Burton in the County of Lincoln

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Reigate 1858-62; Treasurer of the Household 1874; Privy Councillor 1874; Capt of the Yeomen of the Guard 1880-85 and 1886; a Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords 1882; Militia ADC to Queen Victoria 1886-96; Master of the Horse 1892-94;  KCVO 1896; on his death the Viscountcy of Oxenbridge became extinct

 

Debonnaire John [Monson], 8th Baron Monson, CVO

born

7 Mar 1830

mar.

25 Dec 1861 Augusta Louisa Caroline Ellis, Lady in Waiting to the Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 21 May 1936), 3rd dau. of Lt Col Hon Augustus Frederick Ellis (by his wife Mary Frances Thurlow Cunynghame, dau. of Sir David Cunynghame, 5th Bt.), 2nd son of Charles Rose [Ellis], 1st Baron Seaford

children

1. William John Monson (b. 20 Jun 1864; dvp. 8 Aug 1864)

2. Hon Augustus John Debonnaire Monson, later 9th Baron Monson

1. Hon Edomé Eliza Theodosia Monson (d. 30 May 1950), mar. 14 Jun 1890 Capt Walter Hill Chetwynd (b. 13 Jan 1856; d. 26 Feb 1916), 2nd son of Sir George Chetwynd, 3rd Bt., by his wife Lady Charlotte Augusta Hill, 1st dau. of Arthur Blundell Sandys Trumbull [Hill], 3rd Marquess of Downshire, and had issue

2. Hon Mary Evelyn Milna Monson (d. 1 Jan 1942)

3. Hon Adelaide Violet Cicely Monson (d. 21 Apr 1955), mar. 8 Jun 1898 Sir George Granville Leveson-Gower KBE MP, Comptroller of the Household 1892-95 (b. 19 May 1858; d. 18 Jul 1951), 1st son of Hon Edward Frederick Leveson-Gower JP DL MP (by his wife Lady Margaret Mary Frances Elizabeth Compton, 2nd dau. of Spencer Joshua Alwyne [Compton], 2nd Marquess of Northampton), 2nd son of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Earl Granville, and had issue

died

18 Jun 1900 (bur. at South Carlton, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son

note

Capt, 52nd Regiment; Serjeant-at-Arms to Queen Victoria 1873-98; CVO 1896; Comptroller of the Household to the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

 

Augustus John Debonnaire [Monson], 9th Baron Monson

born

22 Sep 1868

mar.

1 Jul 1903 Romaine Turnure  (widow of Laurence Turnure, of New York, USA;  d. 1 Jan 1943), dau. of General Roy Stone US Army, of Mendham, New Jersey, USA

only child

1. Hon John Rosebery Monson, later 10th Baron Monson

died

10 Oct 1940

suc. by

son

note

Attaché, Paris Embassy 1897-1900; Comptroller of the Household and Equerry to the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1901; Commissioner, British Red Cross and Order of St John in Italy 1915-18

 

John Rosebery [Monson], 10th Baron Monson

born

11 Feb 1907

mar.

4 Aug 1931 Bettie Northrup Powell (b. c. 1908; mar. (2) 12 Feb 1962 Capt James Arnold Phillips; d. 9 Jun 2011), dau. of Lieut Col E Alexander Powell, of Journey's End, Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA

children

1. Hon John Monson, later 11th Baron Monson

2. Maj Hon Jeremy David Alfonso John Monson, of Keeper's Cottage, Hare Hatch, co. Berkshire, High Sheriff of Berkshire 1994-95 (b. 29 sep 1934), mar. 4 Dec 1958 Patricia Mary Barker, yst. dau. of Maj George Barker MFH, of Stanlake Park, Twyford, co. Berkshire, and has issue

3. Hon Anthony John Monson (b. 27 Apr 1944)

1. Hon Sandra Debonnaire Monson (b. 16 Dec 1937), mar. 24 Jun 1958 (div. 1971) Maj (William) Garry Paterson, son of William Norman Paterson, of Hove, co. Sussex, and has issue

died

7 Apr 1958

suc. by

son

 

John [Monson], 11th Baron Monson

born

3 May 1932

mar.

2 Apr 1955 Emma, only dau. of Anthony Devas, of Carlyle Street, London

children

1. Hon Nicholas John Monson, later 12th Baron Monson

2. Hon Andrew Anthony John Monson, heir presumptive to the Barony of Monson, of 7a Melrose Gardens, London W6 (b. 12 May 1959), mar. 1993 Emily C Wheeler-Bennett, 2nd dau. of Richard Clement Wheeler-Bennett, of The Mill House, Calstone Wellington, co. Wiltshire, and has issue:

1a. Seraphina Lucea Ellen Monson (b. 10 Oct 1998)

2a. Consuelo Debonnaire Christina Monson (b. 2000)

3. Hon Stephen Alexander John Monson (b. 5 Jan 1961)

died

12 Feb 2011

suc. by

son

note

elected to the House of Lords 1999

 

Nicholas John [Monson], 12th Baron Monson

born

19 Oct 1955

mar. (1)

1981 (div. 1996) Hilary Martin, only dau. of Kenneth Martin, of Mombasa. Kenya

children by first wife

1. Hon Alexander John Runan Monson (b. 1984; dvp. 19 May 2012)

1. Hon Isabella Monson (b. 1986)

mar. (2)

25 May 2002 Maria Victoria Nicklin Skelly (former wife of ..... Skelly), dau. of ..... Perez

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Monson is Hon Andrew Anthony John Monson, second son of the 11th Baron Monson and younger brother of the present Baron.

 

Last updated 25 May 2012

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Titles:

12th Baron Monson, of Burton in the County of Lincoln

(Great Britain, let. pat. 28 May 1728)

16th Baronet, styled "of Carlton, co. Lincoln"

(England, let. pat. 29 Jun 1611)

 

Address:

The Manor House, South Carlton, Lincoln LN1 2RN

Tel:  01522 730263

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