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Sutherland, Duke of (UK, 1833)

 

Creation: let. pat. 28 Jan 1833

 

Family name: Leveson-Gower later Sutherland-Leveson-Gower later Egerton

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Arms:

Argent a Lion rampant Gules between three Pheons Sable

Crest:

On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion rampant of the first supporting an Arrow Or feathered and headed Argent

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Horse Argent ducally gorged Or;  Sinister:  a Griffin Or ducally gorged Azure

Motto:

Sic Donec (Thus until)

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George Granville [Leveson-Gower], 4th Baron Gower later 2nd Marquess of Stafford later 1st Duke of Sutherland, KG PC

only son of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Marquess of Stafford, by his second wife Lady Louisa Egerton, 1st dau. and cohrss. in her issue by his second wife of Scrope [Egerton], 1st Duke of Bridgewater

born

9 Jan 1758

mar.

4 Sep 1785 Lady Elizabeth Sutherland, suo jure Countess of Sutherland (b. 24 May 1765;  d. 29 Jan 1839), only surv. dau. and hrss. of William [Sutherland], 18th Earl of Sutherland, by his wife Mary Maxwell, 1st dau. and cohrss. of William Maxwell, of Preston, co. Kirkcudbright

children:

1. Lord George Granville Leveson-Gower later Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, later 2nd Duke of Sutherland

2. Hon William Leveson-Gower (b. 4 Jun 1792; dvp. 14 Sep 1793)

3. Lord Francis Leveson-Gower later Egerton, later 1st Earl of Ellesmere

4. Hon Henry Leveson-Gower (b. 17 Jun 1801; dvp. an infant)

5. Hon William John Leveson-Gower (b. 5 May 1803 ; dvp. 17 Jun 1804)

1. Lady Charlotte Sophia Leveson-Gower (b. 8 Jun 1788;  d. 7 Jul 1870), mar. 27 Dec 1814 Henry Charles [Howard], 13th Duke of Norfolk, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Mary Leveson-Gower (b. 8 Nov 1797;  d. 11 Nov 1891), mar. 16 Sep 1819 Richard [Grosvenor], 2nd Marquess of Westminster, and had issue

died

19 Jul 1833

created

28 Jan 1833 Duke of Sutherland

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme 1779-84 and for Staffordshire 1787-99; Privy Councillor 1790; Ambassador to Paris 1790-92; Lord Lieutenant of Sutherlandshire 1794-1831 and Staffordshire 1800-01; sum. to Parliament v.p. in his father's Barony of Gower 25 Feb 1799; Joint Postmaster-General 1799-1801; suc. his maternal uncle, the 3rd Duke of Bridgewater, in his large estates 1803; suc. his father 26 Oct 1803 as 2nd Marquess of Stafford; High Steward of Stafford 1804; Knight of the Garter 1806

 

George Granville [Leveson-Gower later Sutherland-Leveson-Gower], 5th Baron Gower later 2nd Duke of Sutherland, KG

born

8 Aug 1786

mar.

28 May 1823 Lady Harriett Elizabeth Georgiana Howard VA, Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoria 1837-41, 1846-52, 1853-58 and 1859-61 (b. 21 May 1806;  d. 27 Oct 1868), 3rd dau. of George [Howard], 6th Earl of Carlisle, by his wife Lady Georgiana Dorothy Cavendish, 1st dau. and event. cohrss. by his first wife of William [Cavendish], 5th Duke of Devonshire

children:

1. Lord George Granville William Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, later 3rd Duke of Sutherland

2. Lord Frederick George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 11 Nov 1832;  dvp. 6 Oct 1854)

3. Capt Lord Albert Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 21 Nov 1843;  d. 23 Dec 1874), mar. 19 Mar 1872 Grace Emma Townshend Abdy (bapt. 6 Jul 1846; d. Dec 1923), only dau. of Sir Thomas Abdy, 1st Bt., of Albins, co. Essex, by his wife Hariot Alston, 2nd dau. of Rowland Alston, of Pishiobury, co. Hertford, and had issue

4. Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower later Sutherland-Gower, Member of Parliament for Sutherland 1867-74 (b. 2 Aug 1845;  d. 9 Mar 1916)

1. Lady Elizabeth Georgiana Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 30 May 1824;  d. 25 May 1878), mar. 31 Jul 1844 as his first wife George Douglas [Campbell], 8th Duke of Argyll, and had issue

2. Lady Evelyn Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 8 Aug 1825;  d. 24 Nov 1869), mar. 4 Oct 1843 Charles Walter [Stuart], 12th Lord Blantyre, and had issue

3. Lady Caroline Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 15 Apr 1827;  d. 3 May 1887), mar. 30 Sep 1847 Charles William [FitzGerald], 4th Duke of Leinster, and had issue

4. Lady Blanche Julia Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 26 Jun 1830; dvp. 24 Feb 1832)

5. Lady Constance Gertrude Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 16 Jun 1834;  d. 19 Dec 1880), mar. 28 Apr 1852 as his first wife her cousin Hugh Lupus [Grosvenor[, 1st Duke of Westminster, and had issue

6. Lady Victoria Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 16 May 1838; dvp. 19 Jun 1839)

7. Lady Alexandrina Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 3 Feb 1848; dvp. 21 Jun 1849)

died

22 Feb 1861

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for St Mawes 1808-12, for Newcastle-under-Lyme 1812-15 and for Staffordshire 1815-20; sum. to Parliament v.p. in his father's Barony of Gower 22 Nov 1826; Lord Lieutenant of Sutherland 1831-61 and of Shropshire 1839-45; High Steward of Stafford 1833; a Trustee of the National Gallery 1835-61; suc. his mother 29 Jan 1839 as 20th Earl of Sutherland; Knight of the Garter 1841; a Trustee of the British Museum 1841-61

 

George Granville William [Sutherland-Leveson-Gower], 3rd Duke of Sutherland, KG

born

19 Dec 1828

mar. (1)

20 Jun 1849 Anne Hay-Mackenzie VA, Mistress of the Robes 1870-74 (cr. 21 Oct 1861 Baroness Macleod of Leod, Baroness Castlehaven of Castlehaven, Viscountess Tarbat of Tarbat and Countess of Cromartie, with limitation to her second surviving son, Lord Francis Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, and others;  d. 25 Nov 1888), only dau. and hrss. of John Hay-Mackenzie of Newhall and Cromartie, by his wife Anne Gibson-Craig, 3rd dau. of Sir James Gibson-Craig, 1st Bt.

children by first wife:

1. Lord George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, styled Earl Gower (b. 27 Jul 1850;  dvp. 5 Jul 1858)

2. Lord Cromartie Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, later 4th Duke of Sutherland

3. Lord Francis Sutherland-Leveson-Gower later Mackenzie, later 2nd Earl of Cromartie

1. Lady Florence Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 17 Apr 1855; dvp. 10 Oct 1881), mar. 15 Nov 1876 Henry [Chaplin], 1st Viscount Chaplin, and had issue

2. Lady Alexandra Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 13 Apr 1866; dvp. 16 Apr 1891)

mar. (2)

4 Mar 1889 Mary Caroline Blair (b. 1848; widow of Arthur Kindersley Blair;  mar. (3) 12 Nov 1896 as his second wife Sir Albert Kaye Rollit MP, of Cogan House, Hull, co. York;  d. 25 May 1912), 2nd dau. of Rev Richard Mitchell DD, Principal of Hertford College, Oxford, by his wife ..... Blair, dau. of Thomas Blair, of Walton Grove, co. Surrey

died

22 Sep 1892

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Sutherlandshire 1852-61; Lord Lieutenant of Cromartie 1853-92 and of Sutherland 1861-92; Knight of the Garter 1864

 

Cromartie [Sutherland-Leveson-Gower], 4th Duke of Sutherland, KG

born

21 Jul 1851

mar.

20 Oct 1884 Lady Milicent Fanny St Clair-Erskine (b. 20 Oct 1867;  mar. (2) 17 Oct 1914 (div. 1919) Brig Gen Percy Desmond Fitzgerald DSO;  mar. (3) 27 Oct 1919 (div. 1925) Lt Col George Ernest Hawes DSO MC;  d. 20 Aug 1955), 1st dau. of Robert Francis [St Clair-Erskine], 4th Earl of Rosslyn, by his wife Blanche Adeliza FitzRoy, 2nd dau. of Henry FitzRoy, of Salcey Lawn, co. Northampton

children:

1. Lord George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, later 5th Duke of Sutherland

2. Maj Lord Alastair St Clair Sutherland-Leveson-Gower MC (b. 24 Jan 1890;  d. 28 Apr 1921), mar. 27 Apr 1918 Elizabeth Helene Leishman (former wife of John Leishman;  mar. (3) 14 Jun 1931 Baron George Osten Driesen;  d. 26 Sep 1931), dau. of Warren Gardener Demarest, of New York, USA, and had issue:

1a. Elizabeth Milicent Sutherland-Leveson-Gower later Sutherland, later suo jure Countess of Sutherland

1. Lady Victoria Elizabeth Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 5 Aug 1885;  dvp. 28 Jan 1888)

2. Lady Rosemary Milicent Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (b. 9 Aug 1893;  d. 21 Jul 1930), mar. 8 Mar 1919 as his first wife William Humble Eric [Ward], 3rd Earl of Dudley, and had issue

died

27 Jun 1913

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Sutherland 1874-86; Lord Lieutenant of Sutherland 1892-1913; Mayor of Longton, co. Stafford 1895-96; Knight of the Garter 1902

 

George Granville [Sutherland-Leveson-Gower], 5th Duke of Sutherland, KT PC

born

29 Aug 1888

mar. (1)

11 Apr 1912 Lady Eileen Gwladys Butler-Danvers DGStJ, Mistress of the Robes to Queen Mary 1916-21 (b. 3 Nov 1891;  dsp. 24 Aug 1943), 1st dau. of Charles John Brinsley [Butler-Danvers], 7th Earl of Lanesborough, by his first wife Dorothy Gwladys Tombs, 1st dau. of Maj Gen Sir Henry Tombs VC KCB

mar. (2)

1 Jul 1944 Clare Josephine Dunkerley (former wife of (1) Alexander Blake Shakespear CIE, of Cawnpore, India, and (2) Maj Vincent Ashforth Blundell Dunkerley DSO, of Kensington, London; d. 17 Feb 1998), 2nd dau. of Herbert O'Brien, of Calcutta, India

died

s.p. 1 Feb 1963

suc. by

his niece as Countess of Sutherland and Lady Strathnaver and third cousin once removed as Duke of Sutherland, etc.

note

Lord Lieutenant of Sutherland 1913-45; Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1921-23; Acting Under Secretary of State for the Colonies 1922; Under Secretary of State for Air and Vice-President of the Air Council 1922-24; Paymaster-General 1925-28; Under Secretary of State for War and Vice-President of the Army Council 1928-29; Knight of the Thistle 1929; Privy Councillor 1936; Lord Steward of the Household 1936-37

 

John Sutherland [Egerton], 5th Earl of Ellesmere later 6th Duke of Sutherland

1st son of John Francis Granville Scroope [Egerton], 4th Earl of Ellesmere (by his wife Lady Violet Lambton, 1st dau. of Frederick [Lambton], 4th Earl of Durham), 1st son of Francis Charles Granville [Egerton], 3rd Earl of Ellesmere (by his wife Lady Katharine Phipps, 2nd dau. of George [Phipps], 2nd Marquess of Normanby), 1st son of George Granville Francis [Egerton], 2nd Earl of Ellesmere (by his wife Lady Mary Campbell, 3rd dau. of John [Campbell], 1st Earl Cawdor), 1st son of Francis [Leveson-Gower later Egerton], 1st Earl of Ellesmere (by his wife Harriet Greville, only dau. of Capt Charles Greville), 2nd son of George Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Duke of Sutherland

born

10 May 1915

mar. (1)

29 Apr 1939 Lady Diana Evelyn Percy (b. 23 Nov 1917;  dsp. 16 Jun 1978), 2nd dau. of Alan Ian [Percy], 8th Duke of Northumberland, by his wife Lady Helen Magdalen Gordon-Lennox, 4th dau. of Charles Henry [Gordon-Lennox], 7th Duke of Richmond

mar. (2)

16 Aug 1979 Evelyn Mary Moubray (b. 1929), 1st dau. of Maj Robert Moubray, of Broomlands, Kelso, co. Roxburgh, by his wife Claire Wilhelmina Maud Morrison-Bell, 3rd dau. of Lt Col Ernest Fitzroy Morrison-Bell OBE MP, of The Close, Tetbury, co. Gloucester

died

s.p. 21 Sep 2000

suc. by

cousin once removed

note

suc. his father 24 Aug 1944 as 5th Earl of Ellesmere

 

Francis Ronald [Egerton], 7th Duke of Sutherland

1st son of Cyril Reginald Egerton, of 10 Park Crescent, Wimbledon, London SW19 (by his first wife Mary Campbell, only dau. of Rt Hon Sir Ronald Hugh Campbell GCMG), 1st surv. son of Maj Hon Francis William George Egerton (by his wife Hilda Margaret Curteis, dau. of Rev Canon Curteis), 2nd son of Francis Charles Granville [Egerton], 3rd Earl of Ellesmere, and uncle of the 6th Duke of Sutherland

born

18 Feb 1940

mar.

11 May 1974 Victoria Mary Williams, twin 3rd dau. of Maj Gen Edward Alexander Wilmot Williams CB CBE MC, of Herringston, co. Dorset (by his wife Sybilla Margaret Archdale, 1st dau. of Col Osmund Archdale MBE, of Ashmansworth Manor, Newbury, co. Berkshire), 1st son of Capt Berkeley Cole Wilmot Williams, of Herringston, co. Dorset (by his wife Hon Winifred Mary Hubbard MBE, 1st dau. of Egerton [Hubbard], 2nd Baron Addington), 1st son of Edward Wilmot Williams, of Herringston, co Dorset (by his wife Hon Sophia O'Grady, 1st dau. of Standish [O'Grady], 2nd Viscount Guillamore), 1st son of Capt James Wilmot Williams (1st son and heir app. of Edward Williams, of Herringston, co. Dorset), by his wife Elizabeth Anne Magenis, 2nd dau. of Col Richard Magenis MP, of Warringstown, co. Down, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Anne Cole, 2nd dau. of William Willoughby [Cole], 1st Earl of Enniskillen

children:

1. Lord James Granville Egerton, styled Marquess of Stafford (b. 12 Aug 1975). mar. Barbara R Schneider, dau. of Dr Graham Schneider, of Vienna, Austria, and has issue:

1a. Lady Isabelle Victoria Egerton (b. 10 Dec 2007)

2a. Lady Louisa Anna Egerton (b. 7 Jan 2010)

3a. Lady Violet Mary Egerton (b. 11 Nov 2011)

4a. Lady Charlotte Mabel Ellesmere Egerton (b. 26 Mar 2015)

2. Lord Henry Alexander Egerton (b. 28 Feb 1977), mar. Harriet Lucy Carter (b. 1977), dau. of Philip J A Carter by his wife Georgina M Helps, and has issue

 

Last updated 29 Jun 2015

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Titles:

7th Duke of Sutherland

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 28 Jan 1833)

8th Marquess of Stafford

(Great Britain, let. pat. 1 May 1786)

9th Earl Gower

(Great Britain, let. apt. 8 Jul 1746)

6th Earl of Ellesmere

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 6 Jul 1846)

9th Viscount Trentham, of Trentham in the County of Stafford

(Great Britain, let. pat. 8 Jul 1746)

6th Viscount Brackley, of Brackley in the County of Northampton

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 6 Jul 1846)

10th Baron Gower, of Sittenham in the County of York

(England, let. pat. 16 Mar 1702/3)

14th Baronet, styled "of Sittenham, co. York"

(England, let. pat. 2 Jun 1620)

 

Address:

Ley Farm, Stretchworth, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9GX

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