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Ormathwaite, Baron (UK, 1868 - 1984)

 

Creation: let.pat. 16 Apr 1868

 

Extinct: 8 Mar 1984

 

Family name: Walsh

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Arms:

Argent a Fess Sable cotised wavy Gules between six Martlets of the second

Crest:

A Griffin's Head erased per fess wavy Argent and Ermine beaked and eared Or

Supporters:

On either side a Griffin Ermine gorged with a Collar Vair and pendent therefrom an Escutcheon Sable charged with a Martlet Argent

Motto:

 Veritas et Virtus Vincunt (Truth and virtue will conquer)

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John [Benn-Walsh later Walsh], 1st Baron Ormathwaite

only son and heir of Sir John Benn later Benn-Walsh, 1st Bt., of Warfield Park, co. Berkshire, by his wife Margaret Fowke, dau. of Joseph Fowke, of Bexley, co. Kent, by his wife Elizabeth Walsh, dau. of Joseph Walsh and sister of John Walsh, of Warfield Park, co. Berkshire

born

9 Dec 1798

mar.

8 Nov 1825 Lady Jane Grey (b. 21 Mar 1803; d. 22 Jun 1877), 3rd dau. of George Harry [Grey], 6th Earl of Stamford, by his wife Henrietta Charlotte Elizabeth Wemyss-Charteris, 1st dau. of Francis Wemyss-Charteris, styled Lord Elcho in error after 1787 (by his wife Susan Tracy-Keck, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Anthony Tracy later Tracy-Keck, of Great Tew, co. Oxford), 1st son and heir ap. of Hon Francis Wemyss later Charteris, styled Earl of Wemyss in error after 1787 (by his wife Lady Katharine Gordon, 6th dau. of Alexander [Gordon], 2nd Duke of Gordon), 2nd son of James [Wemyss], 5th Earl of Wemyss

children

1. Hon Arthur Walsh, later 2nd Baron Ormathwaite

2. Rev Hon Digby Walsh, Vicar of Trinity Church, Trowbridge (b. 17 Apr 1829 ; d. 2 Apr 1869), mar. 25 Sep 1855 Fanny Matilda Stroud (d. 18 Sep 1907), dau. of Henry Stroud, and had issue:

1a. Rev Arthur George Digby Walsh, Vicar of Carrington, Sale, Manchester (b. 12 Sep 1856; d. 10 Oct 1942)

2a. Harry John Digby Walsh (b. 11 Sep 1859; d. 23 Dec 1912)

3a. Walter Charles Digby Walsh (b. 1864; d. 1873)

1a. Jane Grey Digby Walsh (d. 19 Jan 1913)

2a. Katherine Maud Digby Walsh (d. 21 Mar 1895)

1. Hon Maria Katherine Walsh (d. 23 Jan 1910), mar. 28 Apr 1859 Capt Horace Dormer Trelawny, of Shotwick Park, co. Chester (b. 22 Sep 1824; d. 15 Apr 1906), 2nd but 1st surv. son and heir of Capt Harry Trelawny, of Shotwick Park, co. Chester, by his wife Caroline monk, dau. of Capt ..... Monk RN, and had issue

2. Hon Augusta Rosa Walsh (d. 19 Aug 1923), mar. 24 Jul 1872 Charles Edward Barnett, of Edge Grove, Watford, co. Hertford (b. 1848; d. 15 Feb 1937), 1st son and heir of Charles George Barnett, of King's Beeches, Sunningdale, co. Berkshire (by his wife Marianne Jane St John-Mildmay, 1st dau. of Capt Edward St John-Mildmay (by his wife Marianne Catherine Sherson), 6th son of Sir Henry Paulet St John later St John-Mildmay, 3rd Bt.), 2nd son of George Henry Barnett, of Glympton Park, co. Oxford, by his wife Elizabeth Canning, sister of Stratford [Canning], 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, and only dau. of Stratford Canning, a London merchant, and had issue

died

3 Feb 1881

created

16 Apr 1868 Baron Ormathwaite, of Ormathwaite in the County of Cumberland

suc. by

son

note

High Sheriff of Radnorshire 1823-24 and of Berkshire 1833; suc. his father as 2nd Baronet 7 Jun 1825; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Sudbury 1830-34 and 1838-40, and for Radnorshire 1840-68; Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire 1842-75

 

Arthur [Walsh], 2nd Baron Ormathwaite

born

14 Apr 1827

mar.

20 Jul 1858 Lady Katherine Emily Mary Somerset (b. 30 Aug 1834; d. 20 May 1914), 5th dau. of Henry [Somerset], 7th Duke of Beaufort, by his second wife Emily Frances Smith, dau. of Charles Culling Smith

children

1. Hon Arthur Henry John Walsh, later 3rd Baron Ormathwaite

2. Maj Hon Charles Edward Walsh, Chief Constable of Radnorshire (b. 3 Jul 1862; dvp. 17 Jun 1909)

3. Hon George Harry William, later 4th Baron Ormathwaite

4. Hon Gerald Walsh, General Inspector, Local Government Board (b. 16 Dec 1864; d. 18 May 1925), mar. 27 Jul 1916 Averil Constance Antoinette Janetta Markham, dau. of Col William Thomas Markham, of Becca Hall, co. York

5. Hon Guy Robert Walsh (b. 24 Dec 1865; d. 11 May 1883)

6. Hon Nigel Christopher Walsh, barrister (b. 2 Apr 1867; d. 10 Sep 1931), mar. 5 Oct 1904 Pauline Makins (d. 5 Oct 1956), 5th dau. of Henry Francis Makins, barrister, by his wife Keziah Elizabeth Hunt, 2nd dau. of John Hunt, of Holmwood, Dorking, co. Surrey, and had issue:

1a. (Emily) Barbara Walsh (b. 6 Sep 1905), mar. (1) 15 Sep 1940 Peter Clifford Campbell-Martin MC (d. 17 Oct 1941), son of Henry Torrence Campbell-Martin, and (2) 15 Feb 1947 Robert Lewis Paton, of Rabat, Malta GC, son of Dr Benjamin Lewis Paton OBE, of Rugeley, co. Stafford, and has issue by her second husband

2a. Geraldine Lettice Walsh (b. 3 Aug 1909)

7. Hon Reginald Walsh, later 5th Baron Ormathwaite

1. Hon Margaret Blanche Walsh (d. 1 Feb 1925)

2. Hon Edith Katherine Walsh (b. c. 1861; d. 7 May 1952)

3. Hon Emily Gertrude Walsh (d. 10 Dec 1928)

died

27 Mar 1920

suc. by

son

note

entered Army 1847 ; retired as Capt, 1st Life Guards 1855; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Leominster 1865-68 and for Radnorshire 1868-80; Lord Lieutenant of Radnorshire 1875-95; Chairman, Radnorshire County Council

 

Arthur Henry John [Walsh], 3rd Baron Ormathwaite, GCVO

born

10 Apr 1859

mar.

26 Jul 1890 Lady Clementine Frances Anne Pratt (b. 2 Aug 1870; dsp. 13 Jan 1921), only dau. of John Charles [Pratt], 3rd Marquess Camden, by his wife Lady Clementina Augusta Spencer-Churchill, only dau. by his second wife of George [Spencer-Churchill], 6th Duke of Marlborough

died

s.p. 13 Mar 1937

suc. by

brother

note

Lieut, 1st Life Guards 1878-86 and Royal East Kent Yeomanry Cavalry 1887-90; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Radnorshire 1885-92; Equerry to HRH the Duke of Clarence and Avondale1892; Comptroller of the Household to HRH the Duchess of Teck 1897; Gentleman-Usher to King Edward VII 1902-05 and Groom-in-Waiting 1905-07; MVO 1907; Master of the Ceremonies 1907-20; CVO 1910; KCVO 1912; GCVO 1920

 

George Harry William [Walsh], 4th Baron Ormathwaite, MVO

born

3 Dec 1863

died

27 Oct 1943

suc. by

brother

note

Capt, Imperial Yeomanry later in Grenadier Guards ; served in South African War 1899-1901; Councillor, Radnorshire CC

 

Reginald [Walsh], 5th Baron Ormathwaite, MVO

born

17 Jul 1868

mar.

10 Dec 1908 Lady Margaret Jane Douglas-Home (d. 6 Nov 1940), 3rd dau. of Charles Alexander Douglas [Home later Douglas-Home], 12th Earl of Home, by his wife Maria Grey, only dau. of Capt Charles Conrad Grey RN

children

1. Hon John Arthur Charles Walsh, later 6th Baron Ormathwaite

1. Hon Jane Emily Mary Walsh (b. 13 Feb 1910)

2. Hon Anne Elizabeth Walsh (b. 21 Aug 1911), mar. 11 May 1948 as his second wife Peter Edward Bromley-Martin, of Wood Hall, Woodbridge, co. Suffolk (b. 18 Mar 1903), 2nd but 1st surv. son and heir of Major Eliot George Bromley-Martin, of Downton House, Walton, co. Radnor, and formerly of Ham Court, co. Worcester, by his wife Katherine Emily Rouse-Boughton-Knight, 2nd dau. of Andrew Johnes Rouse-Boughton-Knight, of Downton Castle, co. Radnor

died

13 Feb 1944

suc. by

son

note

HBM Consul at New York 1908-11

 

John Arthur Charles [Walsh], 6th Baron Ormathwaite

born

25 Dec 1912

died

8 Mar 1984

note

 

 

On the death of the 6th Baron Ormathwaite the Barony of Ormathwaite became extinct.

 

 First written 27 Jun 2004

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