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Sudeley, Baron (UK, 1838)


Creation: let. pat. 12 Jul 1838


Family name: Hanbury-Tracy later Leigh later Hanbury-Tracy




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Or an Escallop in the chief point Sable between two Bendlets Gules (Tracy); 2nd and 3rd, Or a Bend engrailed Vert plain cotised Sable (Hanbury)


1st: on a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine an Escallop Sable between two Wings Or (Tracy);  2nd: out of a Mural Coronet Sable a Demi-Lion rampant Or holding in the paws a Battle-Axe Sable helved Gold (Hanbury)


On either side a Falcon wings elevated proper beaked and belled Or


Memoria Pii Aeterna (The pious are held in everlasting remembrance)


A Fire Beacon and in front thereof and chained thereto a Panther ducally gorged the tail nowed



Charles [Hanbury later Hanbury-Tracy], 1st Baron Sudeley

3rd son of John Hanbury MP, of Pontypool Park, co. Monmouth, by his wife Jane , dau. of Morgan Lewis, of St Pierre, co. Monmouth


28 Dec 1778


29 Dec 1798 Hon Henrietta Susanna Tracy (b. 30 Nov 1776; d. 5 Jun 1839), only child and hrss. of Henry Leigh [Tracy], 8th Viscount Tracy, by his wife Susanna Weaver, dau. of Anthony Weaver, of Morvill, co. Salop


1. Hon Thomas Charles Hanbury-Tracy laterLeighLewis later Hanbury-Taylor, later 2nd Baron Sudeley

2. Hon Henry Hanbury-Tracy, Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth 1837-38 (b. 11 Apr 1802; d. 6 Apr 1889), mar. 19 Jun 1841 Lady Rosamond Anne Myrtle Shirley (d. 2 Apr 1865), sister of Washington Sewallis [Shirley], 9th Earl Ferrers, and only dau. of Hon Robert William Shirley, styled Viscount Tamworth (by his wife Anne Weston, dau. of Richard Weston), only son by his first wife of Washington [Shirley], 8th Earl Ferrers, and had issue

3. Hon John Capel Hanbury-Tracy (b. 19 Aug 1803; d. 4 May 1852)

4. Hon Capel Arthur Hanbury-Tracy, with the Honourable East India Company (b. 5 Jan 1809; dsp. 28 Jul 1834), mar. 18 Sep 1833 Eliza Anne Tyler (mar. (2) Capt ..... Graham; d. 1837), dau. of Lt Col John Tyler

5. Hon William Hanbury-Tracy, Assistant Judge and Joint Criminal Judge, Cochin, India 1841-46 (b. 18 Jan 1810 ; d. 27 Feb 1887)

6. Rev Hon Edward Hanbury-Tracy, Rector of Sully, co. Glamorgan 1838-48, Chaplain, British Embassy Vienna 1848-56 (b. 6 Feb 1812; d. 12 Sep 1887)

1. Hon Henrietta Hanbury-Tracy (b. c. 1800; d. 28 Jan 1890)

2. Hon Frances Hanbury-Tracy (d. 23 Dec 1867)

3.Hon Laura Susanna Hanbury-Tracy (d. 30 Jun 1881)


10 Feb 1858


12 Jul 1838 Baron Sudeley, of Toddington in the County of Gloucester



took by Royal Licence 1798 the additional name of Tracy; High Sheriff of Gloucestershire 1800-01 and of Montgomeryshire 1804-05; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Tewkesbury 1807-12 and 1832-37; Lord Lieutenant of Montgomeryshire 1848-58


Thomas Charles [Hanbury-Tracy later Leigh later Hanbury-Tracy], 2nd Baron Sudeley


5 Feb 1801


25 Aug 1831 Emma Elizabeth Alicia Dawkins-Pennant (b. 18 Mar 1810; d. 14 Jul 1888), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of George Hay Dawkins later Dawkins-Pennant, of Penrhyn Castle, co. Carnarvon, by his first wife Hon Sophia Mary Maude, 1st dau. by his second wife of Cornwallis [Maude], 1st Viscount Hawarden


1. Hon Sudeley Charles George Leigh later Hanbury-Tracy, later 3rd Baron Sudeley

2. Hon Charles Douglas Richard Hanbury-Tracy, later 4th Baron Sudeley

3. Algernon Cornwallis Henry Hanbury-Tracy (b. 21 Mar 1844; dvp. 8 Feb 1845)

4. Rev Hon Alfred Francis Algernon Hanbury-Tracy, Vicar of St Barnabas, Pimlico (b. 13 Oct 1846; d. 31 Jan 1929), mar. (1) 21 Apr 1868 Agnes Jane Hoare (d. 12 Dec 1926), 1st dau. of Henry James Hoare, of Morden Lodge, co. Surrey, and (2) 16 Feb 1928 Evelyn Margaret Haselfoot (d. 18 Apr 1948), dau. of Frederick K H Haselfoot, and had issue by his first wife

5. Lt Col Hon Frederick Stephen Archibald Hanbury-Tracy, Member of Parliament for Montgomery 1877-85 and 1886-92 (b. 15 Sep 1848; d. 9 Aug 1906), mar. 8 Sep 1870 Helena Caroline Winnington (d. 13 Sep 1916), dau. of Sir Thomas Edward Winnington, 4th Bt., by his wife Anna Helena Domville, 1st dau. of Sir Compton Domvile, 1st Bt., and had issue:

1a. Maj Eric Thomas Henry Hanbury-Tracy OBE (b. 4 Jul 1871; d. 25 May 1953), mar. 6 Nov 1902 Dorothy Louisa Greathed (d. 16 Apr 1951), 4th dau. of Lt Gen Sir Edward Harris Greathed KCB, of Uddens House, co. Dorset, by his third wife Charlotte Frederica Caroline Osborn, 1st dau. of Sir George Robert Osborn, 6th Bt, of Chicksands Priory, co. Bedford, by his first wife Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Kerr, dau. of Vice Admiral Lord Mark Robert Kerr by his wife Lady Charlotte McDonnell, suo jure Countess of Antrim, and had issue:

1b. Maj Claud Edward Frederick Hanbury-Tracy later Hanbury-Tracy-Domvile (b. 11 Jan 1904; d. 22 Feb 1987), mar. (1) 6 Jul 1927 (div. 1948) Veronica May Cunard (d. 1985), 3rd dau. of Cyril Grant Cunard by his wife Beatrice Rhoda Gibbs, dau. of George Louis Monck Gibbs, and (2) 30 Apr 1954 Marcella Elizabeth Willis Price (d. 26 Sep 1983), 1st dau. of Canon John Willis Price, Rector of Croughton, co. Northampton, and had issue by his first wife:

1c. (Desmond) Andrew John Hanbury-Tracy, of 7 Gainsborough Drive, Sherborne, co. Dorset (b. 30 Nov 1928; d. 12 May 2013), mar. (1) 22 Jun 1957 (div. 1966) Jennifer Lynn Hodges, only dau. of Dr Richard Christie Hodges, of Elizabethan House, Westgate, Warwick, and has issue:

1d. Nicholas Edward John Hanbury-Tracy, heir presumptive to the Barony of Sudeley (b. 13 Jan 1959)

Andrew  Hanbury-Tracy mar. (2) 4 Apr 1967 (div. 19...) Lillian Laurie, dau. of Nathaniel Laurie, and (3) 28 Jul 1988 Margaret Cecilia White (widow of .... White), dau. of Alfred Henry Marmaduke Purse MBE, and has issue by his second wife:

2d. Timothy Christopher Claud Hanbury-Tracy (b. 25 Mar 1968), mar. 1 Jun 1996 Anneliese M Arthur

2c. Charles William Justin Hanbury-Tracy (b. 14 Apr 1938), mar. (1) 8 Mar 1969 (div. 1983) Sarah Jane Ashley, 2nd dau. of Lt Col George Ashley, of Rosomondford Lodge, Aylesbeare, co. Devon, and (2) ..... ....., and has issue by his first wife

1c. Mary Claudia Elizabeth Hanbury-Tracy (b. 19 May 1931), mar. 25 Apr 1953 Robert Singlehurst Cross, of West End House, 1 Step Terrace, Winchester, only son of Lt Col Charles Norman Cross MC, of Park House, Market Drayton, co. Salop, and has issue

2a. Claud Sudeley Francis Hanbury-Tracy (b. 3 Nov 1873; dvp. 12 May 1874)

1a. Edith Julia Helena Hanbury-Tracy (dsp. 24 Oct 1954), mar. 25 Jul 1916 Maj Ramsay Robert Feilden (d. 1 Apr 1956), son of Rev Canon George Ramsay Feilden

2a. Cyprienne Emma Madeleine Hanbury-Tracy OBE (d. 16 Apr 1954)

3a. Violet Mary Claudia Hanbury-Tracy (d. 6 May 1963), mar. 14 Aug 1900 Sir Wyndham Rowland Dunstan KCMG (d. 20 Apr 1949), son of John Dunstan, Constable and Governor of Chester Castle, and had issue

4a. Hilda Adelaide Eleanor Hanbury-Tracy (dsp. 7 Jun 1962), mar. 1919 as his second wife Patrick Heron-Maxwell-Blair of Teviot Bank later Heron-Maxwell of Teviot Bank (b. 8 Mar 1866; d. 2 Feb 1949), 3rd son of Edward Heron-Maxwell later Heron-Maxwell-Blair of Teviot Bank by his wife Elizabeth Ellen Stopford-Blair, only dau. of Col William Henry Stopford later Stopford-Blair, of Penninghame, co. Wigtown

5a. Gwyneth Rose Goda Hanbury-Tracy (dvp. 30 Oct 1903)

6. Hon Hubert George Edward Hanbury-Tracy DL, barrister (b. 14 Aug 1855; d. 2 Nov 1940)

1. Hon Juliana Sophia Elizabeth Hanbury-Tracy (d. 8 Jun 1899)

2. Hon Georgiana Henrietta Emma Hanbury-Tracy (d. 8 Mar 1921), mar. 6 Oct 1859 Capt Charles Henry Maude (b. 21 Aug 1830; d. 1 Jan 1908), 2nd son of Capt Hon Francis Maude RN (by his first wife Frances Brooking, dau. of A H Brooking), 5th son by his third wife of Cornwallis [Maude], 1st Viscount Hawarden, and had issue

3. Hon Adelaide Francis Isabella Hanbury-Tracy (d. 18 Dec 1917), mar. 17 May 1859 Rev Frederick Peel (b. 16 Aug 1833; d. 31 Mar 1915), 3rd son of Rt Hon William Yates Peel MP by his wife Lady Jane Elizabeth Moore, 2nd dau. of Stephen [Moore], 2nd Earl Mountcashell, and had issue

4. Hon Alice Augusta Gertrude Hanbury-Tracy (d. 25 Feb 1877), mar. 28 May 1861 Maj Gen Charles F Webber CB, 3rd son of Rev Thomas Webber, of Leckfield, co. Sligo, and had issue

5. Hon Gertrude Emily Rosamund Hanbury-Tracy (b. 24 Jan 1842)

6. Hon Madeline Emily Augusta Hanbury-Tracy (d. 28 Jan 1938), mar. 30 Dec 1875 Maurice John George [Ponsonby], 4th Baron de Mauley, and had issue


19 Feb 1863



took the name of Leigh only by Royal Licence 1806 but resumed the surname of Hanbury-Tracy by a further Royal Licence 1839; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Wallingford 1831-32; Lord Lieutenant of Montgomeryshire 1858-63


Sudeley Charles George [Leigh later Hanbury-Tracy], 3rd Baron Sudeley


9 Apr 1837


28 Apr 1877



Lieut, Grenadier Guards 1854, Capt 1857-63; Lord Lieutenant of Montgomeryshire 1863-77


Charles Douglas Richard [Hanbury-Tracy], 4th Baron Sudeley, PC


3 Jul 1840


9 May 1868 Ada Maria Katherine Talmash (b. 21 Jun 1848; d. 6 Jan 1928), only surv. dau. of Hon Frederick James Talmash MP (by his second wife Isabella Anne Forbes, dau. of George Gordon Forbes, of Ham Common, co. Surrey), younger brother of Lionel William John [Talmash later Tollemache], 8th Earl of Dysart, and 5th son of Hon Sir William Manners later Talmash, 1st Bt. styled Lord Huntingtower


1. Hon William Charles Frederick Hanbury-Tracy, later 5th Baron Sudeley

2. Maj Hon Algernon Henry Charles Hanbury-Tracy CMG, took part in the Uganda Expedition 1897-99, Boer War 1899-1900 and Abyssinia Campaign 1901 (b. 11 Dec 1871; d. 3 Dec 1915), mar. 2 Dec 1905 Sylvia Carmichael-Anstruther (widow of Sir Windham Robert Carmichael-Anstruther, 9th and 6th Bt.; d. 5 Sep 1958), dau. of Rt Hon Sir Frederick Darley GCMG, and had issue:

1a. Richard Algernon Frederick Hanbury-Tracy, later 6th Baron Sudeley

1a. Hon Ursula Katharine Hanbury-Tracy, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1933 (b. 11 Apr 1909; d. 19...), mar. (1) 31 Dec 1935 Brig Claude Nicholson CB (b. 2 Jul 1898; d. as prisoner of war in Germany 26/17 Jun 1943), 1st son of Richard Francis Nicholson, of Woodcott House, co. Hampshire, by his wife Helen Violet Portal, 1st dau. of Rev George Raymond Portal, and (2) 4 Jul 1946 G/Capt Archibald Hugh Herbert MacDonald AFC RAF, ADC to the Viceroy of India (d. 10 Nov 1947), son of Archibald Macdonald, of Rabat, Morocco, by his wife Countess Paul Desfontaines de Preux, and had issue by her first husband

3. Lt Hon Felix Charles Hubert Hanbury-Tracy (b. 27 Jul 1882; ka. 19 Dec 1914), mar. 11 Jun 1908 Madeleine Llewellyn Palmer (mar. (2) 6 Jun 1929 Capt Caryl Liddell Hargreaves (d. 26 Nov 1955), son of Reginald Gervis Hargreaves, of Cuffnells; d. 5 Aug 1958), only dau. of Brig Gen George Llewellyn Palmer CB, of Lackham, Lacock, co. Wiltshire, and had issue:

1a. Capt (Michael) David Charles Hanbury-Tracy (b. 29 Mar 1909l d. 22 Aug 1940), mar. 3 Nov 1937 Colline Amabel King (widow of Lt Col Frank King DSO OBE), only dau. of Lt Col Collis George Herbert St Hill, and had issue:

1b. Merlin Charles Sainthill Hanbury-Tracy, later 7th Baron Sudeley

2a. (Ninian) John Frederick Hanbury-Tracy (b. 7 Dec 1910; dspm. 25 Jun 1971), mar. (1) 11 Jan 1935 (div. 1954) Hon Blanche Mary Arundell (b. 15 Dec 1908' d. 1993), 1st dau. of Gerald Arthur [Arundell], 15th Baron Arundell of Wardour, by his wife Florence Mary Segrave, dau. of Capt W F Segrave, and (2) 10 Aug 1954 Daphne Mary Christian Scott (widow of Maj Charles Scott MC, of Little Place, Pool Hill, Newent. co. Gloucester, and former wife of Guy William John Farquhar; d. 27 May 1983), 2nd dau. of Col Vivian Henry CB, of Oakfield, Hay, co. Hereford, by his wife Gladys Mary Milbank, 3rd dau. of Sir Powlett Charles John Milbank, 2nd Bt., and had issue by his first wife:

1b. Jennifer Avril Mary Hanbury-Tracy (b. 24 May 1941), mar. 6 Jun 1964 Martin Robert Morland CMG, of 50 Britannia Road, London SW6, British Ambassador to Burma 1988-90, 1st son of Sir Oscar Charles Morland GBE KCMG, of The High Hall, Thornton-le-Dale, co. York, and has issue

1. Hon Eva Isabella Hanbury-Tracy (b. 25 Jan 1869; d. 19 Jun 1935), mar. 24 Aug 1889 Henry Torrens Anstruther MP, Junior Lord of the Treasury 1895-1903 (b. 27 Nov 1860; d. 5 Apr 1926), 2nd son of Lt Col Sir Robert Anstruther of Balcaskie, 5th Bt. MP, by his wife Louisa Maria Chowne Marshall, dau. of Rev William Knox Marshall, and had issue

2. Hon Florence Emma Louisa Hanbury-Tracy (b. 11 Feb 1873; d. 4 Nov 1911), mar. 24 Jun 1891 Capt Charles Warden Sergison DL, of Cuckfield Park, co. Sussex (d. 20 Jan 1911), and had issue

3. Hon Ida Madeleine Agnes Hanbury-Tracy (b. 20 Jan 1875; d. 29 Apr 1959), mar. 20 Feb 1894 Francis Pelham Whitbread, of Knightsbridge and Burford House, Tenbury Wells (b. 16 Oct 1867; d. 29 Oct 1941), 3rd son of Samuel Whitbread MP, of Southill and Cardington, co. Bedford, by his wife Lady Isabella Charlotte Pelham, yst. dau. of Henry Thomas [Pelham], 3rd Earl of Chichester, and had issue

4. Hon Alice Evelyn Agatha Hanbury-Tracy (b. 12 Aug 1877; d. 5 Nov 1955), mar. 4 Oct 1898 Maj Bertram William Arnold Keppel (b. 12 Jan 1876; d. 23 May 1849), 1st son of Lt Col William Henry Augustus Keppel, of Lexham Hall, co. Norfolk, by his wife Hon Charlotte Elizabeth Eleanor Fraser, 1st dau. of Alexander [Fraser], 18th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, and had issue

5. Hon Rhona Margaret Ada Hanbury-Tracy (b. 13 Jul 1879; d. 22 May 1926), mar. 17 Aug 1905 as his first wife Col Bertram Abel Smith DSO MC, of Cossington, co. Leicester (b. 6 Feb 1879; d. 21 Sep 1947), 5th son of Robert Smith, of Goldings, co. Hertford, by his wife Isabel Adeane, 5th dau. of Henry John Adeane MP, of Babraham, co. Cambridge, by his wife Hon Matilda Abigail Stanley, 6th dau. of John Thomas [Stanley], 1st Baron Stanley of Alderley, and had issue


9 Dec 1922



entered the Navy 1854, serving in the Baltic during the Crimean War 1854-55 and in the China and Pacific stations, retiring 1863; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Montgomery 1863-77; Barrister, Inner Temple 1866; a Lord in Waiting 1880-85; Privy Councillor 1886; Captain of the Corps of Gentlemen at Arms 1886


William Charles Frederick [Hanbury-Tracy], 5th Baron Sudeley


19 Apr 1870


24 Aug 1905 (div. 1922) Edith Celandine Cecil (b. 11 Feb 1886; mar. (2) Eric Kennington, of Homer House, Ipsden, co. Oxford;  d. 1975), 3rd dau. of Lt Lord Francis Horace Pierrepoint Cecil RN (by his wife Edith Brooks, dau. of Sir William Cunliffe Brooks, 1st Bt.), 2nd son of William Alleyne [Cecil], 3rd Marquess of Exeter


s.p. 5 Sep 1932



Lieut, 3rd (Militia) Battalion, Royal Scots, later Capt, Irish Guards


Richard Algernon Frederick [Hanbury-Tracy], 6th Baron Sudeley


20 Apr 1911


30 Nov 1940 Elizabeth Mary Bromley (mar. (2) 27 Oct 1965 Maj Sir Arthur James Robert Collins KCVO (d. 28 Dec 2000), only son of Col William Fellowes Collins DSO, of Knaresborough, co. York), 3rd dau. of Rear Adm Sir Arthur Bromley, 8th Bt. KCMG KCVO, of 59 Cadogan Square, London SW1, by his wife Laura Mary Dunsmuir, 3rd dau. of Hon James Dunsmuir, of Hatley Park, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


s.p. 26 Aug 1941

first cousin once removed


Capt, Royal Horse Guards; served in World War II 1939-41 as a Major in that regiment; died at sea while on active service


Merlin Charles Sainthill [Hanbury-Tracy], 7th Baron Sudeley


17 Jun 1939


18 Jan 1980 (div. 1988) Lady Elizabeth Mairi Villiers (b. 3 Nov 1941; former wife of Alastair Michael Hyde Villiers; d. 29 Sep 2014), half sister of Rufus Arnold Alexis [Keppel], 10th Earl of Albemarle, and 1st dau. of Hon Derek William Charles Keppel, styled Viscount Bury (by his first wife Lady Mairi Elizabeth Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 4th dau. of Charles Stewart Henry [Vane-Tempest-Stewart], 7th Marquess of Londonderry), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of Walter Egerton George Lucien [Keppel], 9th Earl of Albemarle


1999 Mrs Margarita Kellett


The heir presumptive to the Barony of Sudeley is Nicholas Edward John Hanbury-Tracy, a great-great-great-grandson of the 2nd Baron Sudeley and a third cousin once removed of the present Baron.


 Last updated 28 Oct 2014




7th Baron Sudeley, of Toddington in the County of Gloucester

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 12 Jul 1838)



25 Melcombe Court, Dorset Square, London NW1 6EP



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