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Savile, Baron (UK, 1888)


Creation: let. pat. 27 Oct 1888


Family name: Lumley-Savile




Argent on a Bend Sable three Owls affrontée of the first the whole within a Bordure wavy of the second


An Owl affrontée Argent debruised by a Bendlet sinister wavy Sable


On either side a Talbot Ermine gorged with a Collar wavy Sable pendent therefrom an Escutcheon Or charged with a Popinjay Vert collared Gules


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John [Savile-Lumley later Savile], 1st Baron Savile, GCB PC

illegit son of John [Savile-Lumley], 8th Earl of Scarbrough, by his mistress Agnes ......


6 Jan 1818


28 Nov 1896


27 Oct 1888 Baron Savile, of Rufford in the County of Nottingham, with special remainder, failing heirs male of his body, to his nephew, John Savile-Lumley, only son of his brother Rev Frederick Savile-Lumley, Rector of Bilsthorpe, co. Nottingham

suc. by



took the name of Savile by Royal Licence 28 May 1887


John [Savile-Lumley later Lumley-Savile], 2nd Baron Savile, KCVO

only son of Rev Frederick Savile-Lumley, Rector of Bilsthorpe, co. Nottingham, by his wife Mary Jenkins, only dau. of Robert Castle Jenkins, of Breachley, co. Monmouth


20 Sep 1853

mar. (1)

3 Nov 1894 Gertrude Violet Helyer (widow of Horace Augustus Helyer, of Coker Court, co. Somerset; d. 16 Oct 1912), only dau. of Charles Francis Webster-Wedderburn, by his first wife Anne Helyer, dau. of William Helyer, of Coker Court, co. Somerset

mar. (2)

1 Feb 1916 Esmé Grace Virginia Levita (former wife of Capt Claude E Levita; d. 18 Jan 1958), only dau. of John Hyem Wolton

children by second wife

1. Hon George Halifax Lumley-Savile, later 3rd Baron Savile

2. Hon Henry Leoline Thornhill Savile (b. 2 Oct 1923; d. 20...), mar. (1) 1 Mar 1946 (div. 1951) Presiley June Inchbald, only dau. of Maj Geoffrey Herbert Elliot Inchbald, of Halebourne House, Chobham, co. Surrey, and had issue:

1a. John Anthony Thornhill Savile, later 4th Baron Savile

Hon Henry Savile mar. (2) 4 Jan 1961 Caroline Jeffie Clive (d. 14 Oct 1970), only dau. of Peter Julian Clive, of California, USA, and (3) 31 Jul 1972 Margaret Ann Bruce (widow of Peter Bruce), dau. of Edward Matthew Phillips, and had further issue by his third wife:

2a. James George Augustus Savile, heir presumptive to the Barony of Savile (b. 30 Apr 1975)

3a. Peter Edward Henry Savile (b. 30 Apr 1975)

4a. Robin William Matthew Savile (b. 30 Apr 1975)

1. Hon Deirdre Barbara Elland Savile (b. 12 Sep 1928), mar. 21 Oct 1948 Col Kent Kane Parrot USAF (d. 28 Apr 1995), only son of Kent Kane Parrot, of Santa Barbara, California, USA, and has issue



suc. by

son by second wife


George Halifax [Lumley-Savile], 3rd Baron Savile


24 Jan 1919


2 Jun 2008

suc. by



John Anthony Thornhill [Savile], 4th Baron Savile


10 Jan 1947


The heir presumptive to the Barony of Savile is James George Augustus Savile, a grandson of the 2nd Baron Savile and half-brother of the present Baron.


Last updated 30 Jul 2008




4th Baron Savile, of Rufford in the County of Nottingham

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 27 Oct 1888)



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