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Shuttleworth, Baron (UK, 1902)


Creation: let. pat. 16 Jul 1902


Family name: Kay-Shuttleworth




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent three Shuttles Sable tipped and threaded Or (Shuttleworth); 2nd and 3rd, Argent between two Bendlets Sable between as many Crescents Azure three Ermine Spots (Kay)


1st (Shuttleworth):  a Cubit Arm in Armour proper grasping in the gauntlet a Shuttle as in the Arms;  2nd (Kay): on a Crescent Azure a Goldfinch proper (Kay)


Dexter:  a Weaver habited in Cap and Apron proper holding in the exterior hand a Shuttle as in the Arms;  Sinister:  a Seaman holding in his exterior hand a Ship's Lamp all proper


Kynd Kynn Knawne Kepe (Kind kin when known keep)



Ughtred James [Kay-Shuttleworth], 1st Baron Shuttleworth, PC

1st son of Sir James Phillips Kay later Kay-Shuttleworth, 1st Bt., by his wife Janet Shuttleworth, only child and hrss. of Robert Shuttleworth, of Gawthorpe Hall, co. Lancaster


18 Dec 1844


1 Jul 1871 Blanche Marion Parish (d. 10 Jun 1924), dau. of Sir Woodbine Parish KCH JP FRS, of Quarry House, St Leonard's-on-Sea, co. Sussex


1. Capt Hon Lawrence Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth, barrister Inner Temple 1913, Private Secretary to Rt Hon Walter Runciman MP 1913-14, served in World War I as Capt and Adj RFA (b. 21 Sep 1887; dvp. in action at Vimy 30 Mar 1917), mar. 1 Feb 1913 Selina Adine Bridgeman (b. 24 Jun 1886; mar. (2) 31 Jan 1920 Maj Gen William Birchall Macaulay King CMG DSO;  d. 23 Jun 1950), only dau. of Brig Gen Hon Francis Charles Bridgeman (by his first wife Gertrude Cecilia Hanbury, 1st dau. of George Hanbury, of Blythewood, nr. Maidenhead, co. Berkshire), 2nd son of Orlando George Charles [Bridgeman], 3rd Earl of Bradford, by his wife Hon Selina Louisa Weld-Forester, 5th dau. of Cecil [Weld-Forester], 1st Baron Forester, and had issue:

1a. Richard Ughtred Paul Kay-Shuttleworth, later 2nd Baron Shuttleworth

2a. Hon Ronald Orlando Lawrence Kay-Shuttleworth, later 3rd Baron Shuttleworth

1a. Hon Rosemary Florence Angela Kay-Shuttleworth, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1940 (b. 12 Sep 1915)

2. Capt Hon Edward James Kay-Shuttleworth, barrister Inner Temple, served in World War I as T/Capt 1915 and S/Capt 1916, 7th Battalion The Rifle Brigade (b. 16 Mar 1890; d. 10 Jul 1917), mar. 5 Dec 1914 Sibell Eleanor Maud Adeane (mar. (2) 11 May 1920 Rev Hon Charles Frederick Lyttelton MC, Rector of Cranleigh, co. Surrey (b. 26 Jan 1887; d. 3 Oct 1931), 3rd son of Charles George [Lyttelton], 8th Viscount Cobham, by his wife Hon Mary Susan Caroline Cavendish, 2nd dau. of William George [Cavendish], 2nd Baron Chesham, and (3) 27 Sep 1937 Roger Fulford, son of Canon F J Fulford), 2nd dau. of Charles Robert Whorwood Adeane CB JP, of Babraham Hall, co. Cambridge, by his wife Madeline Pamela Constance Blanche Wyndham CBE JP, 2nd dau. of Capt Hon Percy Scawen Wyndham JP DL MP, of Clouds, co. Wiltshire (by his wife Madeline Caroline Frances Eden Campbell, 6th dau. of Maj Gen Sir Guy Campbell, 1st Bt.), 2nd son of George [Wyndham], 1st Baron Leconfield, by his wife Mary Fanny Blunt, only dau. of Rev William Blunt, of Crabbett, co. Sussex, and had issue:

1a. Charles Ughtred John Kay-Shuttleworth, later 4th Baron Shuttleworth

1a. Pamela Catherine Mabell Kay-Shuttleworth (b. 17 Sep 1915; d. 15 Sep 1972), mar. (1) 7 Aug 1935 (div. 1940) Lieut Hon (William) Keith Rous RN, later 4th Earl of Stradbroke, (2) 25 Jun 1942 as his second wife Maj Hon Sir Thomas Frankland, 11th Bt., of Thirkleby, co. York (b. 18 Aug 1902; d. on active service 5 Aug 1944), 1st son and heir of Maj Sir Frederick William Francis George Frankland, 10th Bt., of Thirkleby, co. York, by his second wife Mary Cecil Curzon, suo jure Baroness Zouche of Haryngworth, (3) 29 Jun 1946 (div. 1968) Michael Barclay, 1st son of Rev Humphrey Gordon Barclay CVO, of Southrepps Rectory, Norwich, and (4) Maj Robert Hugh Pardoe, 2nd son of John Huben Pardoe, and had issue by each of her first three husbands

1. Hon Angela Mary Kay-Shuttleworth (b. 18 Sep 1872; d. 20 Dec 1967), mar. 30 Dec 1899 Col Bernard Ramsden James JP DL (d. 30 Apr 1938), 4th son of John Henry James JP, of Watford, co. Hertford, and had issue

2. Hon Nina Louisa Kay-Shuttleworth (b. 31 Mar 1879; d. 11 Apr 1948), mar. 21 Dec 1910 His Hon Eustace Gilbert Hills KC, County Court judge (d. 17 Oct 1934), and had issue

3. Hon Rachel Beatrice Kay-Shuttleworth MBE JP, County Commissioner North East Lancashire Girl Guides 1916-49 (b. 17 Feb 1886; d. 20 Apr 1967)

4. Hon Catherine Blanche Kay-Shuttleworth (b. 7 Apr 1894; d. 18 Oct 1963), mar. 22 Aug 1917 Capt Charles Symonds Leaf JP (d. 19 Feb 1947), only son of Dr Walter Leaf, and had issue


20 Dec 1939


16 Jul 1902 Baron Shuttleworth, of Gawthorpe in the County Palatine of Lancaster

suc. by



suc. his father 26 May 1877 as 2nd Baronet of Gawthorpe Hall; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Hastings 1869-80 and for Clitheroe 1885-1902; Member, London School Board 1880-82; Privy Councillor 1886; Under Secretary of State for India, Feb-Apr 1886; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Apr-Aug 1886; Chairman, Public Accounts Committee 1888-92; Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty 1892-95; Chairman, Royal Commission on Canals and Waterways 1906-11; Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Lancashire 1908-28


Richard Ughtred Paul [Kay-Shuttleworth], 2nd Baron Shuttleworth


30 Oct 1913


8 Aug 1940 (killed in action in Battle of Britain)

suc. by



Member, Lancashire County Council 1937; served in World War II 1939-40 as F/O RAFVR


Ronald Orlando Lawrence [Kay-Shuttleworth], 3rd Baron Shuttleworth


7 Oct 1917


17 Nov 1942 (killed in action in North Africa)

suc. by



served in World War II 1939-42 as Captain, Royal Artillery (TA)


Charles Ughtred John [Kay-Shuttleworth], 4th Baron Shuttleworth, MC


24 Jun 1917


5 Nov 1947 Anne Elizabeth Phillips (d. 1991), 1st dau. of Col Geoffrey Francis Phillips CBE DSO, of 35 Cranmer Court, Sloane Avenue, London SW3, by his wife Pamela Frances Ada Ridley, 3rd dau. of Arthur William Ridley


1. Hon Charles Geoffrey Nicholas Kay-Shuttleworth, later 5th Baron Shuttleworth

2. Hon Robert James Kay-Shuttleworth, Lieut Coldstream Guards 1974 (b. 27 May 1954), mar. 18 Aug 1995 Claire Pridham, dau. of Michael Pridham, of Pudleston, co. Hereford

3. Hon Edward Roger Nol Kay-Shuttleworth (b. 28 Jun 1962), mar. 5 Jun 1996 Noemi Cortez, dau. of Delfin Cortez, of The Philippines, and has issue

1. Hon Sarah (Sally) Rachel Jane Kay-Shuttleworth (b. 18 Jul 1950), mar. (1) 31 Oct 1970 (div. 1984) Richard Francis Foster, 2nd son of William Foster, of Lexham Hall, King's Lynn, co. Norfolk, and (2) 1988, and has issue by both husbands


5 Oct 1975

suc. by



served in World War II 1939-42 as T/Maj, Royal Horse Artillery; Military Cross 1940; Justice of the Peace 1944


Charles Geoffrey Nicholas [Kay-Shuttleworth], 5th Baron Shuttleworth, KG KCVO


2 Aug 1948


25 Oct 1975 Ann Mary Barclay (former wife of Daniel Henry Barclay), 2nd dau. of Maj James Dunbar Whatman MC, of Northcote Hill, Shamley Green, co. Surrey


1. Hon Thomas Edward Kay-Shuttleworth (b. 29 Sep 1976), mar. 14 Dec 2002 Clare Tozer, 1st dau. of Robin Tozer, of Woildingham, co. Surrey

2. Hon David Charles Kay-Shuttleworth (b. 29 Aug 1978)

3. Hon William James Kay-Shuttleworth (b. 29 Nov 1979)


KCVO 2010; Knight of the Garter 2016


 Last updated 30 Dec 2010




5th Baron Shuttleworth, of Gawthorpe in the County Palatine of Lancaster

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 16 Jul 1902)

6th Baronet, styled "of Gawthorpe Hall"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Dec 1849)



Leck Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire LA6 2JF

14 Sloane Avenue, London SW3 3JE



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