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Ormonde, Marquess of (I, 1825 - 1997)

 

Creation: let.pat. 5 Oct 1825

 

Extinct: 25 Oct 1997

 

Family name: Butler

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st, Or a Chief indented Azure;  2nd, Gules three covered Cups Or;  3rd, Argent a Lion rampant Gules on a Chief of the second a Swan close of the first between two Annulets Or;  4th, Ermine a Saltire Gules

Crest:

Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Plume of five Ostrich Feathers thereon issuant a Falcon rising all Argent

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Falcon wings expanded Argent beaked and membered Or;  Sinister:  a Male Griffin Argent beaked rayed collared and chained Or

Motto:

(Above the Crest) Comme Je Trouve;  (Below the Arms) Butler A Boo

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James Wandesford [Butler], 19th Earl of Ormonde later 1st Marquess of Ormonde, KP

2nd son of John [Butler], 17th Earl of Ormonde and 11th Earl of Ossory, by his wife Lady Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford, only dau. and sole hrss. of John [Wandesford], 1st Earl Wandesford

born

15 Jul 1774

mar.

12 Oct 1807 Grace Louisa Staples (b. 23 Jan 1779; d. 3 May 1860), 2nd dau. of Rt Hon John Staples, by his wife Hon Henrietta Molesworth, 1st dau. by his second wife of Richard [Molesworth], 3rd Viscount Molesworth

children

1. Lord John Butler, later 2nd Marquess of Ormonde

2. Lord Walter Wandesford Butler, Army officer (b. 14 Jan 1814; d. 18 Jul 1861)

3. Capt Lord James Wandesford Butler, ADC to Earl de Grey, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and State Steward to Duke of Abercorn, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 18 May 1815; d. 13 Dec 1893), mar. 3 Apr 1856 Lady Rachel Evelyn Russell (d. 21 Feb 1898), 2nd dau. by his second wife of John [Russell], 6th Duke of Bedford, and had issue:

1a. James Francis Butler, Page to Prince of Wales (b. 13 Sep 1857)

2a. Julian George Butler (b. 14 Aug 1864)

1a. Grace Louisa Butler (b. 5 Oct 1858; dsp.), mar. Rev Robert Oliver Thompson

2a. Georgina Maud Sita Butler (b. 7 Feb 1862; dvp. 13 Apr 1863)

4. Lord Richard Molesworth Butler (b. 7 Feb 1862; dvp. 13 Apr 1863)

5. Lieut Lord Charles Wandesford Butler RN (b. 7 Feb 1820; d. 30 Oct 1857)

1. Lady Harriet Eleanor Butler (d. 28 Sep 1885), mar. 16 May 1831 Robert Fowler, 1st son of Rt Rev Robert Fowler DD, Bishop of Ossory, Ferns and Leighlin, by his wife Hon Louisa Gardiner, sister of Charles John [Gardiner], 1st Earl of Blesington, and 2nd dau. by his second wife of Luke [Gardiner], 1st Viscount Mountjoy

2. Lady Anne Butler (d. 17 Nov 1849), mar. 7 Apr 1838 Rt Hon John Wynne, of Hazlewood, co. Sligo (d. 19 Jun 1865)

3. Lady Louisa Grace Butler (b. 18 Jul 1816; dsp. 8 Nov 1896), mar. 26 Sep 1840 Thomas [Fortescue], 1st Baron Clermont

4. Lady Elizabeth Butler (d. 1 Oct 1892)

5. Lady Mary Charlotte Butler (d. 10 Oct 1840)

died

18 May 1838

created

17 Jul 1821 Baron Ormonde, of Llanthony in the County of Monmouth [Peerage of United Kingdom]

5 Oct 1825 Marquess of Ormonde

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament [I] for Kilkenny City 1796 and for co. Kilkenny 1796-1800 and Member of Parliament [UK] for co. Kilkenny 1801-20; suc. his brother 10 Aug 1820 as 19th Earl of Ormonde; Knight of St Patrick 1821; Chief Butler of Ireland at the Coronation of George IV; Vice Admiral of Leinster and Lord Lieutenant of co. Kilkenny 1831-38; Militia ADC to William IV 1832-37 and to Queen Victoria 1837-38

 

John [Butler], 2nd Marquess of Ormonde, KP

born

24 Aug 1808

mar.

19 Sep 1843 Francis Jane Paget, a Lady of the Bedchamber to the Queen Dowager Adelaide 1844-49 (b. 2 May 1817; d. 26 Aug 1903), 1st dau. of Gen Hon Sir Edward Paget GCB (by his second wife Lady Harriet Legge, 3rd dau. of George [Legge], 3rd Earl of Dartmouth), 4th son of Henry [Paget], 1st Earl of Uxbridge

children

1. Lord James Edward William Theobald Butler, later 3rd Marquess of Ormonde

2. Lord James Hubert Henry Thomas Butler (b. 1847; d. 1867)

3. Lord James Arthur Wellington Foley Butler, later 4th Marquess of Ormonde

4. Rev Lord James Theobald Bagot John Butler, Rector of Ulcombe, Maidstone, co. Kent 1898-1923 (b. 24 Aug 1852; d. 16 Jun 1929), mar. 28 Jul 1885 Annabella Brydon Gordon (d. 6 May 1943), only dau. of Rev Cosmo Reid Gordon DD, Rector of Chetwynd, co. Salop, and had issue:

1a. James Walter Theobald Gordon Butler (b. 19 May 1886; dsp. 2 May 1945), mar. 17 Aug 1926 Alice Theodora Aled, only dau. of George Aled, of Bournemouth, co. Dorset

2a. James Hubert Theobald Charles Butler, later 7th Marquess of Ormonde

1a. Violet Mary Emily Maud Butler (b. 22 Apr 1889; d. 19..), mar. 11 Apr 1912 Ronald Victor Okes Hart-Synnot DSO OBE, of Oxford, 2nd son of Maj Gen A FitzRoy Hart-Synnot CB, of Ballymoyer, co. Armagh, and had issue

2a. (Sybil Frances Christina) Lilah Butler (b. 10 Feb 1891; dsp. 11 Jul 1970), mar. 3 Jul 1913 her cousin Arthur Henry Francis Edwardes (8 Feb 1885; d. 22 Jul 1951), son of Lt Col Hon Cuthbert Ellison Edwardes, by his wife Lady Blanche Henrietta Maria Butler, 2nd dau. of John [Butler], 2nd Marquess of Ormonde

3a. Victoria Blanche Constance Theodora Butler (b. 28 Sep 1897; d. 15 Jun 1952), mar. 28 Oct 1920 Charles Belleville West (d. 13 Oct 1929), son of Edward West, and had issue

1. Lady Mary Grace Louisa Butler, Extra Lady-in-Waiting to HRH the Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (b. 7 Mar 1846; d. 17 Jan 1929), mar. 11 Jul 1877 Hon William Henry Wentworth-Fitzwilliam MP, of Wigganthorp, co. York (b. 26 Dec 1830; d. 10 Jul 1920), 2nd son of William Thomas Spencer [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 6th Earl Fitzwilliam, and had issue

2. Lady Blanche Henrietta Maria Butler (b. 5 Feb 1854; d. 6 Feb 1914), mar. 14 Jun 1882 Lt Col Hon Cuthbert Ellison Edwardes (b. 16 Jan 1838; d. 8 Sep 1911), 2nd son of William [Edwardes], 3rd Baron Kensington, and had issue

died

25 Sep 1854

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for co. Kilkenny 1830-32; a Lord-in-Waiting 1841-52 and 1853-54; Knight of St Patrick 1845

 

James Edward William Theobald [Butler], 3rd Marquess of Ormonde, KP PC

born

5 Oct 1844

mar.

2 Feb 1876 Lady Elizabeth Harriet Grosvenor (d. 25 Mar 1928), 1st dau. of Hugh Lupus [Grosvenor], 1st Duke of Westminster, by his first wife Lady Constance Gertrude Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 4th dau. of George Granville [Sutherland-Leveson-Gower], 2nd Duke of Sutherland

children

1. Lady Beatrice Frances Elizabeth Butler (b. 28 Dec 1876; d. 29 Feb 1952), mar. 19 Feb 1901 Lt Gen Sir Reginald Pole-Carew KCB CVO MP, of Antony, co. Cornwall, Deputy Warden of the Stannaries 1911-24 (b. 1 May 1849; d. 19 Sep 1924), and had issue

2. Lady Constance Mary Butler OStJ (b. 26 Mar 1879; d. 20 Apr 1949)

died

s.p.m. 26 Oct 1919

suc. by

brother

note

an officer in the 1st Life Guards 1863-73; Knight of St Patrick 1868; Lord Lieutenant of co. Kilkenny 1878-1919; Vice Admiral of Leinster; Privy Councillor [I] 1902

 

James Arthur Wellington Foley [Butler], 4th Marquess of Ormonde

born

23 Sep 1849

mar.

8 Mar 1887 Ellen Stager (d. 17 Jun 1951), dau. of Gen Anson Stager, US Army

children

1. Lord James George Anson Butler, later 5th Marquess of Ormonde

2. Lord James Arthur Norman Butler, later 6th Marquess of Ormonde

1. Lady Evelyn Frances Butler (b. 20 Dec 1887; d. 19..), mar. 11 May 1910 Vice Adm Hon Edmund Rupert Drummond CB MVO RN (b. 8 May 1884; d. 9 Sep 1965), yr. brother of James Eric [Drummond], 7th Earl of Perth, and 3rd son of by his second wife of James David [Drummond], 8th Viscount Strathallan, and had issue

2. Lady (Eleanor) Rachel Butler (b. 24 Apr 1894; d. 19..). mar. 17 Aug 1915 Capt Edward Brassey Egerton (d. 1 Sep 1916), 1st son of Charles Augustus Egerton, of Mountfield Court, co. Sussex

died

4 Jul 1943

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, 1st Life Guards; State Steward to the Earl of Carnarvon when Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

 

James George Anson [Butler], 5th Marquess of Ormonde

born

18 Apr 1890

mar.

23 Feb 1915 Hon Sybil Inna Mildred Fellowes (b. 24 Oct 1888; d. 18 May 1948), 4th dau. of William Henry [Fellowes], 2nd Baron de Ramsey, by his wife Lady Rosamond Jane Frances Spencer-Churchill, 2nd dau. of John Winston [Spencer-Churchill], 7th Duke of Marlborough

children

1. Lord James Anthony Butler, styled Viscount Thurles (b. 18 Aug 1916; dvp. 8 May 1940)

1. Lady Moyra Rosamund Butler (b. 2 Dec 1920; d. 26 May 1959), mar. (1) 30 Apr 1940 (div. 1948) as his first wife Capt Charles Robert Cecil Weld-Forester (b. 8 Jan 1919; d. 1988, only son of Maj Hon Edric Alan Cecil Weld-Forester CVO, of Laverton House, Broadway, co. Worcester (6th son of Cecil Theodore [Weld-Forester], 5th Baron Forester), by his wife Lady Victoria Alexandrina Legge-Bourke, widow of Lieut Nigel Walter Legge later Legge-Bourke, of Beau Parc, co. Meath, and 5th dau. and cohrss. of Charles Robert [Carrington later Carington later Wynn Carrington], 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire, and (2) 3 Aug 1948 Count Guy Jacques van den Steen de Jehay, son of HE Count Werner van den Steen de Jehay, Belgian Ambassador to Italy, and had issue by both husbands

died

s.p.m.s. 21 Jun 1949

suc. by

brother

note

 

 

James Arthur Norman [Butler], 6th Marquess of Ormonde, CVO MC

born

25 Apr 1893

mar.

29 Jan 1924 Jessie Carlos Clarke (d. 3 Dec 1969), yst. dau. of Charles Carlos Clarke, of Sunninghill, co. Berkshire

children

1. Lady Jane Butler (b. 9 Jan 1925; d. 19..), mar. 12 Oct 1945 (div. 1952) Lieut Peter Heaton RNVR, only son of Stuart Heaton, of The Old Cottage, Aldeburgh, co. Suffolk, and has issue

2. Lady Martha Butler (b. 14 Jan 1926), mar. 14 Sep 1950 Capt Sir Ashley Charles Gibbs Ponsonby, 2nd Bt., KCVO MC, of Woolleys, Woodstock, co. Oxford, and has issue

died

s.p.m. 17 Apr 1971

suc. by

cousin

note

one of HM Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms 1936, Clerk of the Cheque and Adjutant 1953

 

James Hubert Theobald Charles [Butler], 7th Marquess of Ormonde, MBE

born

19 Apr 1899

mar. (1)

2 Mar 1935 Nan Gilpin (d. 1973), dau. of Garth Gilpin

children by first wife

1. Lady Constance Ann Butler (b. 13 Dec 1940), mar. 1965 Henry Lea Soukup, of Hinsdale, Illinois, USA, and has issue

2. Lady Violet Cynthia Lilah Butler (b. 31 Aug 1946), mar. 1971 Donald Leroy Robb, of Chicago, Illinois, USA

mar. (2)

1976 Elizabeth Rarden (d. 1980), dau. of Charles B Rarden

died

s.p.m. 25 Oct 1997

 

On the death of the 7th Marquess of Ormonde the Marquessate and Barony of Ormonde became extinct and the Earldoms of Ormonde and Ossory and the Viscountcy of Thurles became dormant; the heir to these titles is Piers James Richard [Butler], 18th Viscount Mountgarret, the heir male of Richard [Butler], 1st Viscount Moutgarret, 2nd son of Piers [Butler], 8th Earl of Ormonde and 1st Earl of Ossory.

 

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