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Roden, Earl of (I, 1771)

 

Creation: let. pat. 1 Dec 1771

 

Family name: Jocelyn

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Arms:

Azure a Circular Wreath Argent and Sable with four Hawks' Bells conjoined thereto in quadrangle Or

Crest:

A Falcon's Leg erased a la cuisse proper belled Or

Supporters:

On either side a Falcon wings inverted proper belled Or

Motto:

Faire Mon Devoir (To do my duty)

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Robert [Jocelyn], 2nd Viscount Jocelyn later 1st Earl of Roden, PC

1st son of Robert [Jocelyn], 1st Viscount Jocelyn, by his first wife Charlotte Anderson, dau. and cohrss. of Charles Edmund Anderson, of Worcester

bapt.

31 Jul 1721

mar.

11 Dec 1752 Lady Anne Hamilton (b. May 1730; d. 16 Apr 1802; bur. at Dundalk), sister and hrss. of James [Hamilton], 2nd Earl of Clanbrassill, and 1st dau. of James [Hamilton], 1st Earl of Clanbrassill, by his wife Lady Harriet Bentinck, 3rd dau. by his second wife of Hans William [Bentinck], 1st Earl of Portland

children

1. Hon Robert Jocelyn, later 2nd Earl of Roden

2. Hon George Jocelyn, Member of Parliament for Dundalk 1783-98, Deputy Auditor-General of the Irish Exchequer 1796 (b. 7 Dec 1764; d. Apr 1798), mar. Thomasine Bowen (d. Dec 1818), dau. of Henry Cole Bowen, of Bowen's Court, Kildorrey, co. Cork, and had issue

3. Rt Rev Hon Percy Jocelyn DD, Bishop of Clogher (d. Dec 1843)

4. Hon John Jocelyn, of Brockley Park, Member of Parliament for Dundalk 1798-1800 and for co. Louth 1800-10 and 1820-26 (b. 1769; d. 21 Jan 1828), mar. 1795 Margaret FitzGerald, 3rd dau. of Rt Hon Richard FitzGerald, of Mount Ophaley, and had issue

1. Lady Harriet Jocelyn (b. c. 1755; dspm. 7 Jul 1831), mar. 1780 Chichester [Skeffington], 4th Earl of Massereene, and had issue

2. Lady Caroline Jocelyn (d. 7 Oct 1829)

3. Lady Charlotte Jocelyn (d. 4 Jan 1835)

4. Lady Sophia Jocelyn (d. 1825), mar. 8 Apr 1798 James Arbuckle

5. Lady Louisa anne Jocelyn (d. 1 Sep 1807), mar. 27 May 1800 Maj-Gen Leonard Shafto Orde, of Weetwood House (b. 1769; d. 1850)

6. Lady Emilia Jocelyn (b. 1774; d. 30 May 1845), mar. 1798 Gen John Warde Straton, of Llanawilly (b. 1762; d. 1821)

died

22 Jun 1797

created

1 Dec 1771 Earl of Roden, of High Roding in the County of Tipperary

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Old Leighlin 1743-56; Auditor-General of the Irish Exchequer 1750-97; suc. his father 3 Dec 1756 as 2nd Viscount Jocelyn;  Privy Councillor [I] 1758; suc. his cousin 24 May 1778 as 5th Baronet of Hyde Hall, co. Hertford, and inherited the family's Hertfordshire estates

 

Robert [Jocelyn], 2nd Earl of Roden, KP PC

born

26 Oct 1756

mar. (1)

5 Feb 1788 Frances Theodosia Bligh (d. 22 May 1802; bur. at Sawbridgeworth, co. Hertford), 1st dau. of Very Rev Robert Bligh, Dean of Elphin, by his second wife Frances Winthrop, of London

children by first wife

1. Hon Robert Jocelyn, later 3rd Earl of Roden

2. Lieut Hon James Bligh Jocelyn RN (d. 10 Jul 1812)

3. Capt Hon Thomas Jocelyn (d. 5 Feb 1816)

4. Hon George Jocelyn (d. 1821)

1. Lady Frances Theodosia Jocelyn (b. 10 Aug 1795; d. 10 May 1820), mar. 6 Feb 1813 as his first wife Richard [Wingfield], 5th Viscount Powerscourt, and had issue

2. Lady Anne Jocelyn (d. 13 Oct 1822)

mar. (2)

5 Jul 1804 Juliana Anne Orde (b. c. 1774; d. 23 Nov 1856), yst. dau. of John Orde, of Weetwood, co. Northumberland, by his first wife Rosamond Daglish, dau. and hrss. of James Daglish, of Weetwood, co. Northumberland

children by second wife

5. Capt Hon John Jocelyn (b. Jul 1805; d. 22 Jul 1869), mar. (1) 18 Jul 1839 Emily Thompson (d. 3 May 1845), 2nd dau. of Henry Thompson, of Holgate Lodge, co. York, and (2) 16 Aug 1855 Helen Hill (d. 19 Mar 1890), dau. of Capt ..... Hill, and had issue by his first wife:

1a. William Henry Jocelyn,. later 6th Earl of Roden

2a. Robert Julian Orde Jocelyn, later 7th Earl of Roden

6. Maj Hon Augustus George Frederick Jocelyn (b. Dec 1811; d. 11 Apr 1887), mar. (1) 19 Feb 1845 Cecilia Douglas (d. 26 Aug 1847), 2nd dau. of Gen Sir Neil Douglas KCB KCH, and (2) 8 Jan 1851 Grace MacNeill (d. 24 Jan 1852), 2nd dau. of Sir John MacNeill LLD, and had issue by both wives

died

29 Jun 1820 (bur. at Sawbridgeworth, co. Hertford)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament for Maryborough 1776-78 and for Dundalk 1783-97; Auditor-General of the Irish Exchequer 1797-1820; Privy Councillor [I] 1797; commanded the First Fencible Light Dragoons 1798; Custos Rotulorum for co. Louth 1800-1820; a Representative Peer for Ireland 1800-20; Knight of St Patrick 1806

 

Robert [Jocelyn], 3rd Earl of Roden, KP PC

born

27 Oct 1788

mar. (1)

9 Jan 1813 Hon Maria Frances Catherine Stapleton (b. 22 Sep 1794; d. 25 Feb 1861), 2nd dau. of Thomas [Stapleton], 15th Baron le Despencer, by his wife Elizabeth Eliot, dau. of Samuel Eliot, of Antigua

children by first wife

1. Hon Robert Jocelyn, styled Viscount Jocelyn, served in the Chinese Expedition as Military Secretary to Lord Saltoun of Abernethy 1840, Member of Parliament (Conservative) for King's Lynn 1842-54, Secretary of the Board of Control 1845-46, Lt Col Commandant, East Sussex Militia 1853 (b. 20 Feb 1816; dvp. of cholera 12 Aug 1854; bur. at Sawbridgeworth, co. Hertford), mar. 9 Apr 1841 Lady Frances Elizabeth Cowper VA, a Lady of the Bedchamber 1841-67 (b. 9 Feb 1820; d. 26 Mar 1880), 2nd dau. of Peter Leopold Louis Francis Nassau [Cowper], 5th Earl Cowper, by his wife Hon Emily Mary Lamb, 1st dau. of Peniston [Lamb], 1st Viscount Melbourne, and had issue:

1a. Robert Jocelyn, later 4th Earl of Roden

2a. Hon Frederick Spencer Jocelyn, Page of Honour to Queen Victoria (b. 11 Jul 1852; d. 12 Nov 1871)

1a. Lady Alice Maria Jocelyn (d. 29 Nov 1867)

2a. Lady Edith Jocelyn (b. 10 Feb 1845; d. 3 Oct 1871), mar. 21 Feb 1865 as his first wife Arthur Saunders William Charles Fox [Gore], 5th Earl of Arran, and had issue

2. Hon John Strange Jocelyn, later 5th Earl of Roden

3. Hon William Nassau Jocelyn CB, Secretary of Legation in Constantinople 1874-78, Chargé d'Affaires at Hesse-Darmstadt 1878, Minister in Residence in Baden and Hesse-Darmstadt 1892 (b. 23 Oct 1832; dsp. 11 Nov 1892), mar. 11 Oct 1866 Cecilia Mary Elliot (d. 1 Jan 1894), 4th dau. of Admiral Hon Sir George Elliot KCB RN (by his wife Eliza Cecilia Ness, yst. dau. of James Ness, of Osgodby, co. York), 2nd son of Gilbert [Elliot later Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 1st Earl of Minto

1. Lady Elizabeth Frances Charlotte Jocelyn (b. 13 Dec 1813; d. 2 Sep 1884), mar. 21 Jan 1836 her cousin Richard [Wingfield], 6th Viscount Powerscourt, and (2) 30 Apr 1846 Frederick William Robert [Vane], 4th Marquess of Londonderry, and had issue by her first husband

2. Lady Frances Jocelyn VA, Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria 1837-72 and Extra Lady of the Bedchamber 1872-85 (b. 20 Nov 1814; d. 12 May 1885), mar. 25 Jul 1833 as his fourth wife Charles Noel [Edwardes later Noel], 1st Earl of Gainsborough, and had issue

3. Lady Maria Jocelyn (d. 17 Mar 1894), mar. 11 Jun 1848 Maj Hon Charles Robert Weld-Forester (b. 28 Dec 1811; dsp. 16 Sep 1852), 3rd son of Cecil [Forester later Weld-Forester], 1st Baron Forester, by his wife Lady Katharine Mary Manners, 2nd dau. of Charles [Manners], 4th Duke of Rutland,

mar. (2)

16 Aug 1862 Clementina Janet Reilly (widow of Capt Robert Lushington Reilly, of Scarvagh, co. Down;  d. 9 Jul 1903; bur. at Newick, co. Sussex), dau. of Thomas Andrews, of Greenknowes, co. Dumfries

died

20 Mar 1870 (bur. at Bryansford, co. Down)

created

17 Jul 1821 Baron Clanbrassil, of Hyde Hall in the County of Hertford (Peerage of the United Kingdom)

suc. by

grandson

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for co. Louth 1806-07 and 1810-20; Privy Councillor 1812; Treasurer of the Household 1812 and Vice-Chamberlain of the Household 1812-21; Auditor-General of the Irish Exchequer 1820-22; Custos Rotulorum of co. Louth 1820-49; Knight of St Patrick 1821; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1828-31; Privy Councillor [I] 1858

 

Robert [Jocelyn], 4th Earl of Roden

born

22 Nov 1846

died

9 Jan 1880

suc. by

uncle

note

entered the Army 1868 as Cornet, 1st Life Guards, Lieut 1869 and retired 1871; a Lord-in-Waiting (Conservative) 1874-80; Capt, Hertfordshire Yeoman Cavalry

 

John Strange [Jocelyn], 5th Earl of Roden

born

4 Jun 1823

mar.

31 Jul 1851 Hon Sophia Hobhouse (b. Jun 1832; dspm. 3 Dec 1916), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of John Cam [Hobhouse], 1st Baron Broughton, by his wife Lady Julia Tomasina Hay, 4th dau. of George [Hay], 7th Marquess of Tweeddale

only child

1. Lady Violet Charlotte Julia Maria Jocelyn (d. 22 Oct 1925), mar. (1) 7 Jun 1880 (div. 25 Nov 1901) Sir Reginald William Proctor-Beauchamp, 5th Bt., and (2) 12 Dec 1906 Hugh Watt MP, of Knightsbridge, London (d. 16 Mar 1921), and had issue by her first husband

died

s.p.m. 3 Jul 1897 (bur. at Sawbridgeworth, co. Hertford)

suc. by

cousin

note

entered the Army 1842, first in the Rifle Brigade and later in the Scots Guards; Capt and Lt Col 1854; served in the Crimean War and retired 1860; on his death the Barony of Clanbrassil became extinct

 

William Henry [Jocelyn], 6th Earl of Roden

born

5 Nov 1842

died

23 Jan 1910

suc. by

brother

note

entered the Royal Navy 1857, retiring as Capt 1892

 

Robert Julian Orde [Jocelyn], 7th Earl of Roden, DL

born

19 Apr 1845

mar.

7 Dec 1882 Ada Maria Jenyns (b. 7 Sep 1860; d. 18 Feb 1931), 1st dau. of Col Soame Gambier Jenyns CB, by his wife Rita Thompson, dau. of H S Thompson

children

1. Hon Robert Soame Jocelyn, later 8th Earl of Roden

1. Lady Julian Mary Jocelyn (b. 6 Dec 1885; d. 5 Jul 1973), mar. 19 Apr 1905 Roger Charlton Parr DL (d. 7 Aug 1958), only son of Joseph Charlton Parr DL, and had issue

2. Lady Marcia Valda Jocelyn (b. 23 Jan 1891; d. 18 Mar 1972), mar. (1) 28 Jul 1914 (div. 1924) Maj Robert Barclay Black DSO (d. 31 Dec 1953), son of J Milne black, and (2) 23 Aug 1924 Maj Gen Eric Grant Miles CB DSO MC, 2nd son of George Herbert Miles, of Homestall, Welwyn, co. Hertford, and had issue by both husbands

died

18 Dec 1915

suc. by

son

note

Lt Col, King's Liverpool Regiment

 

Robert Soame [Jocelyn], 8th Earl of Roden, DL

born

8 Sep 1883

mar.

19 Jul 1905 Elinor Jessie Parr (d. 11 Feb 1962), 2nd dau. of Joseph Charlton Parr, of Grappenhall Heyes, co. Chester, and Staunton Park, Staunton-on-Arrow, co. Hereford, by his wife Jessie Maria Lister Kaye, 1st dau. of Col George Lister Kaye (by his wife Louisa Jessie Dowker, 2nd dau. of Capt Dowker, of West Huntingdon Hall, co. York), 2nd son of Sir John Lister Kaye, 1st Bt., by his wife Lady Amelia Grey, 5th dau. of George Harry [Grey], 5th Earl of Stamford

children

1. Hon Robert William Jocelyn, later 9th Earl of Roden

2. Midshipman Hon John Charlton Jocelyn, killed in action in HMS Barham (b. 29 Feb 1924; dvp. 25 Nov 1941)

1. Lady Elizabeth Jocelyn (b. 28 Jan 1907; d. 1982), mar. (1) 3 Aug 1927 (div. 1940) Gerald Francis Annesley, (2) 31 Aug 1940 (div. 1949) Hon Charles Dudley Ross (b. 5 Oct 1907; d. 1976), 2nd son of Lady Una Mary Dawson, suo jure Baroness de Ros, by her husband Arthur John Ross, of Old Court, Strangford, co. Down, (3) 15 Apr 1954 Cdr Warden Sydney Learmouth Gilchrist RN (d. 15 Sep 1958), son of S J Learmouth Gilchrist, of South Kensington, London, and (4) 11 Jul 1967 Brig (Edward) Maxwell Tyler DSO MC, son of Edward Ernest Tyler, of New South Wales, Australia, and had issue by her first and second husbands

2. Lady Mabel Kathleen Jocelyn (b. 25 Mar 1915; d. 1985), mar. (1) 21 Jul 1937 (div. 1959) Sir Richard Neville Brooke, 10th Bt. (b. 1 May 1915; d. 1997), only son of Sir Richard Christopher Brooke, 9th Bt., by his first wife Marian Dorothea Innes-Cross, only dau. of Arthur Charles Innes-Cross DL MP, of Dromantine, co. Down, and (2) 17 Jun 1960 as his second wife Sir Nicolas John Alexander Cheetham KCMG, only son of Sir Milne Cheetham KCMG, and has issue by her first husband

died

30 Oct 1956

suc. by

son

note

served in World War I as Capt, Northern Ireland Horse; a Representative Peer for Ireland

 

Robert William [Jocelyn], 9th Earl of Roden, DL

born

4 Dec 1909

mar.

21 Oct 1937 Clodagh Rose Kennedy (d. 1989), 3rd dau. of Edward Robert Kennedy, of Bishopscourt, Straffan, co. Kildare, by his wife Beryl Doris Lumsdaine, dau. of Rev Edwin Sandys Lumsdaine, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

children

1. Hon Robert John Jocelyn, later 10th Earl of Roden

2. Lt Cdr Hon Thomas Alan Jocelyn RN (b. 4 Oct 1941; missing feared lost at sea 1991), mar. 12 Nov 1966 (div. 1982) Fiona Alice Cairns, dau. of Capt Rudland Dallas Cairns DSC RN, of Taghmon, co. Wexford, and had issue

3. Hon James Michael Jocelyn, of Glynsk, Cashel, Connemara, co. Galway (b. 12 Apr 1943)

died

18 Oct 1993

suc. by

son

note

served in World War II as Capt, Royal Navy

 

Robert John [Jocelyn], 10th Earl of Roden

born

25 Aug 1938

mar. (1)

10 Jun 1970 (div. 1982) Sara Cecilia Dunlop, dau. of Brig Andrew Dunlop, of Que Que, Zimbabwe

only child by first wife

1. Lady Cecilia Rose Jocelyn (b. 11 Feb 1976)

mar. (2)

1986 Ann Margareta Maria Henning, dau. of Dr Gunnar Albert Philip Henning, of Goteborg, Sweden

only child by second wife

1. Hon Shane Robert Henning Jocelyn, styled Viscount Jocelyn (b. 9 Dec 1989)

 

 Last updated 12 Aug 2007

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Titles:

10th Earl of Roden, of High Roding in the County of Tipperary

(Ireland, let. pat. 1 Dec 1771)

11th Viscount Jocelyn

(Ireland, let. pat. 6 Dec 1755)

11th Baron Newport, of Newport in the County of Tipperary

(Ireland, let. pat. 29 Nov 1743)

14th Baronet, styled "of Hyde Hall, co. Hertford"

(England, let. pat. 8 Jun 1665)

 

Address:

4 The Boltons, London SW10 9TB

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