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Templetown, Baron (I, 1776 - 1981)


Creation: let.pat. 3 Aug 1776


Extinct: 10 Feb 1981


Family name: Upton




See Viscount Templetown



Clotworthy [Upton], 1st Baron Templetown

3rd and yst. son of Lt Col John Upton, of Castle Upton, co. Antrim, by his wife Mary Upton, only dau. of Dr Francis Upton, of London


14 Mar 1721


25 Aug 1769 Elizabeth Boughton, a Lady of the Bedchamber to the Princess Amelia (d. Sep 1823), sister of Sir Edward Boughton, 8th Bt., and 3rd dau. of Shuckburgh Boughton, of Poston Court, co. Hereford, by his wife Mary Greville, dau. of Hon Algernon Greville (by his wife Mary Somerset, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Lord Arthur Somerset (by his wife Mary Cotton, widow of Hugh Calverley Cotton, and only dau. and hrss. of Sir William Russell, 1st Bt., of Langherne, co. Carmarthen), 2nd son of Henry [Somerset], 1st Duke of Beaufort), 2nd son of Fulke [Greville], 5th Baron Brooke


1. Hon John Henry Upton, later 2nd Baron Templetown later 1st Viscount Templetown

2. Col Hon Fulke Greville Upton later Howard (b. 3 Apr 1773;  dsp. 4 Mar 1846), mar. 9 Jul 1807 Mary Howard (d. 19 Oct 1877), only dau. and hrss. of Richard Howard, of Elford, co. Stafford, and Castle Rising, co. Norfolk

3. General Hon Arthur Percy Upton CB (b. 13 Jun 1777;  d. 22 Jan 1855)

1. Hon Elizabeth Albinia Upton (b. 16 Aug 1775;  d. 25 May 1844), mar. 20 Feb 1798 Frederick William [Hervey], 1st Marquess of Bristol, and had issue

2. Hon Caroline Upton (d. 7 Dec 1862), mar. 21 Aug 1804 James Singleton

3. Hon Sophia Upton (d. 22 Feb 1853)


16 Apr 1785


3 Aug 1776 Baron Templetown, of Templetown in the County of Antrim

suc. by



Clerk Comptroller to the Dowager Princess of Wales 1761-72; suc. his elder brother, Rt Hon Arthur Upton MP, in the family estates 1768; was one of the grantees of the "Upton Patent" of 20,000 acres in Otsego county, New York, 1770


John Henry [Upton], 2nd Baron Templetown later 1st Viscount Templetown


13 Feb 1806 Viscount Templetown


The Barony of Templetown was held by the Viscounts Templetown from 13 Feb 1806 until 10 Feb 1981, when on the death of Henry Augustus George Mountjoy Heneage [Upton], 5th Viscount Templetown and 6th Baron Templetown, both peerages became extinct.


First written 4 Feb 2013



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