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Vivian, Baron (UK, 1841)

 

Creation: let. pat. 19 Aug 1841

 

Family name: Vivian

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Arms:

Or on a Chevron Azure between three Lions' Heads erased proper as many Annulets Gold on a Chief embattled Gules a Wreath of Oak Or between two Medals that on the dexter representing the Gold Medal  and Clasp given to the First Baron for his services in the actions of Sahagun, Benevente and Orthes that on the sinister the silver Waterloo medal

Crest:

Issuant from a Bridge of one arch embattled and having at each end a Tower proper a Demi-Hussar in the uniform of the 18th Regiment holding in his right hand a Sabre and in his left a Pennon flying to the sinister Gules and inscribed with Gold Letters "Croix d'Orade"

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Grey Horse caparisoned thereon mounted a Hussar of the 7th Regiment of Light Dragoons (Hussars) habited armed and accoutred his Sword drawn proper;  Sinister:  a Bay Horse guardant caparisoned thereon mounted a Lancer of the 12th Regiment of Lancers habited armed and accoutred supporting his Lance also proper

Motto:

Vive Revicturus (Live, as one about to live hereafter)

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Richard Hussey [Vivian], 1st Baron Vivian, GCB GCH PC

1st son of John Vivian, of Truro, co. Cornwall, Vice-Warden of the Stannaries, by his wife Betsy Cranch, dau. of Rev Richard Cranch, Vicar of St Clement's, nr. Truro

born

28 Jul 1775

mar. (1)

14 Sep 1804 Eliza de Crespigny (b. c. 1784; d. 15 Jun 1831), 3rd dau. of Philip Champion de Crespigny, of Aldborough, co. Suffolk, King's Proctor, by his 4th wife Dorothy Scott, dau. of Richard Scott, of Betton, co. Salop

children by first wife

1. Hon Charles Crespigny Vivian, later 2nd Baron Vivian

2. Capt Hon John Cranch Walker Vivian, Member of Parliament for Truro, a Lord of the Treasury, Permanent Under-Secretary for War (b. 18 Apr 1818; d. 22 Jan 1879), mar. (1) 31 Mar 1840 Louisa Woodgate (dsp. 5 May 1855), only dau. of Henry Woodgate, (2) 18 Jun 1861 Florence Grosvenor Rowley (mar. (2) 3 Jul 1872 as his first wife John Henry de la Poer [Beresford], 5th Marquess of Waterford; d. 4 Apr 1873), 2nd dau. of Maj George Rowley by his wife Emily Isabella Honner, dau. of Lt Col Robert Honner, of Lee Mount, co. Cork, and (3) 29 Apr 1876 Emma Price (widow of Thomas Price, of Hyde Park Place, London; d. 10 May 1924), and had issue by his second wife

1. Hon Charlotte Eliza Vivian (d. 30 Jul 1877), mar. 14 Aug 1833 General Charles George James Arbuthnot (d. 21 Oct 1870), 1st son of Rt Hon C Arbuthnot, and had issue

2. Hon Jane Frances Anne Vivian (d. 2 Dec 1860), mar. 12 Dec 1854 Capt Henry John Wentworth Hodgetts-Foley DL MP, of Prestwood, co. Stafford (b. 9 Dec 1828; d. 23 Apr 1894), 1st son and heir of John Hodgetts Foley later Hodgetts-Foley JP DL MP, of Prestwood, co. Stafford (by his wife Charlotte Gage, dau. of John Gage, of Rogate Lodge), 2nd son of Hon Edward Foley MP, of Stoke Edith, co. Hereford, and Prestwood, co. Stafford (by his second wife Eliza Maria Foley Hodgetts, dau. and hrss. of John Hodgetts, of Prestwood, co. Stafford), 2nd son of Thomas [Foley], 1st Baron Foley, and had issue

3. Georgina Agnes Augusta Vivian (dvp. 1835)

mar. (2)

10 Oct 1833 Letitia Webster (dspm. 4 Jan 1885), 3rd dau. of Rev James Agnew Webster, of Ashfield, co. Longford, by his wife Anna Maria Brooke, sister of Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Bt., of Colebrooke, co. Fermanagh, and dau. of Francis Brooke, of Whibrooke, co. Fermanagh

only child by second wife

4. Hon Lalage Letitia Caroline Vivian (d. 4 Oct 1875), mar. 26 Mar 1857 as his first wife Henry Hyde Nugent Bankes DL, of Wraysbury, co. Buckingham (b. 101 Apr 1828; d. 28 Mar 1895), 2nd son of Rt Hon George Bankes MP, of Kingston Lacy and Studland Manor, co. Dorset, by his wife Georgina Nugent, only dau. and hrss. of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Edmund Nugent GCH KCB, and had issue

died

20 Aug 1842 (bur. with his parents in St Mary's Cemetery, Truro, co. Cornwall)

created

19 Jan 1828 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Truro"

19 Aug 1841 Baron Vivian, of Glynn and of Truro in the County of Cornwall

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Ensign, 20th Regiment of Foot 1793; Lieut, 54th Regiment of Foot 1793; Capt, 28th Regiment of Foot 1794; served in Flanders 1794-95 and at Gibraltar 1796-98; exchanged in to the 7th Light Dragoons 1798 and was at the Battles of Bergen and Alkmaar 1799; Major 1803; Lt Col, 25th Light Dragoons 1804 but exchanged back into the 7th Light Dragoons the same year; served in Spain 1808-09, where his regiment formed the rearguard in the retreat from Astorga to Corunna; Peninsular Gold Medal for Sahagun and Benevente; ADC to the Prince Regent 1811; Col 1812; Equerry to the Prince Regent 1812; returned to Spain with his regiment 1813, fighting at Nivelle and commanding a Cavalry Brigade and the crossings of the Nive and St Pierre; joined Wellington in the advance on Toulouse, making an attack on the French cavalry at Croix d'Orade 1814; Maj General 1814; commanded the Sussex Military District 1814-15; KCB 1815; embarked for Belgium to take command of the 6th Light Cavalry Brigade, he covered the retreat from Quatre Bras, fought at the Battle of Waterloo, and took part in the advance on Paris 1815; KCH 1816; served in Picardy 1815-18; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Truro 1820-26 and 1832-34, for Windsor 1826-31, and for East Cornwall 1837-41; Inspector General of Cavalry 1825-30; Lieut General 1827; Col, 12th Lancers 1827-37 and of the 1st Royal Dragoons 1837-42; Groom of the Bedchamber to King William IV 1830-37; Commander of the Forces in Ireland 1831-36; Privy Councillor [I] 1831; GCH 1831; Master-General of the Ordnance 1835-41; Privy Councillor [GB] 1835; GCB 1837; FRS 1841

 

Charles Crespigny [Vivian], 2nd Baron Vivian

born

24 Dec 1808

mar. (1)

2 Jul 1833 Arabella Scott (d. 26 Jan 1837), 1st dau. of Rev John Middleton Scott, of Ballygannon, co. Wicklow, by his wife Lady Arabella Brabazon, dau. of Anthony [Brabazon], 8th Earl of Meath

children by first wife

1. Hon Hussey Crespigny Vivian, later 3rd Baron Vivian

2. Cmdr Hon John Brabazon Vivian RN (b. 20 Oct 1836; dsp. 12 Feb 1874), mar. 6 May 1868 Alice Mary Disney Roebuck (dsp. 5 May 1869)

mar. (2)

21 Sep 1841 Mary Elizabeth Panton (d. 23 Jan 1907), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Jones Panton, of Plas Gwyn, co. Anglesey

children by second wife

3. Hon Charles Hussey Panton Vivian (b. 26 Jun 1847; d. 12 Mar 1892), mar. 6 Nov 1875 Irene Maud Shelah Farrer (mar. (2) 8 Apr 1896 Walter Hayle Walshe; d. 18 Jun 1940), 1st dau. of Capt John Farrer, of Gurthaloughna, co. Tipperary, and had issue

4. Hon Claud Hamilton Vivian JP DL, of Plas Gwyn, Pentraeth, co. Anglesey, barrister-at-law, High Sheriff of Anglesey 1899 (b. 18 Mar 1849; d. 8 May 1902), mar. 29 Apr 1878 Constance Emily Sartoris (d. 20 Oct 1905), 2nd dau. of Capt Jules Alexander Sartoris, of Hoppesford Hall, co. Warwick, and had issue

5. Capt Hon Robert Champion Vivian (b. 7 Apr 1854; dvp. 29 Aug 1876)

6. Hon Walter Warrick Vivian, of Glynn, Bangor, co. Carnarvon, and Cemaes Bay, co. Anglesey (b. 18 May 1856; d. 13 Sep 1943)

1. Hon Mary Charlotte Martha Vivian (d. 30 Oct 1917), mar. 13 Nov 1860 John Tremayne JP DL MP, of Heligan, co. Cornwall, and Sydenham, co. Devon (b. 15 Apr 1825; d. 7 Apr 1901), 1st son and heir of John Hearle Tremayne JP DL MP, of Heligan, co. Cornwall, and Sydenham, co. Devon, by his wife Caroline Matilda Lemon, yst. dau. of Sir William Lemon, 1st Bt., of Carclew, and had issue

2. Hon Maude Francis Vivian (d. 16 Jun 1893), mar. 16 Feb 1876 Sir Charles Garden Duff later Assheton-Smith, 1st Bt. JP DL, of Vaynol Park, Bangor, co. Carnarvon, and had issue

3. Hon Edith Vivian (dsp. 15 Jul 1926), mar. 26 Jul 1873 Lt Col Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd Bt. CB MVO

died

24 Apr 1886 (bur. at Glynn, co. Cornwall)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

2nd Lieut, The Rifle Brigade 1825; Cornet, 7th Hussars 1825; Lieut, 1826; Capt, 1829; Brevet Major, 1834; Member of Parliament for Bodmin 1835-42; retired from the Army on half-pay 1837; Deputy Warden of the Stannaries 1852; Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall 1856-77

 

Hussey Crespigny [Vivian], 3rd Baron Vivian, GCMG CB PC

born

19 Jun 1834

mar.

8 Jun 1876 Louisa Alicia Duff (d. 3 Apr 1926; bur. in Rome, Italy), sister of George William Duff-Assheton-Smith, of Vaynol, co. Carnarvon, and only dau. of Robert George Duff, of Wellington Lodge, Ryde, Isle of Wight, by his wife Mary Astley, only surv. child of William Buckler Astley, of Purton House, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Elizabeth Assheton-Smith, only dau. of Thomas Assheton-Smith, of Vaynol, co. Carmarthen, Ashley Hall, co. Chester, and Tedworth, co. Hampshire

children

1. Hon George Crespigny Brabazon Vivian, later 4th Baron Vivian

2. Claude Robert Vivian (b. and dvp. 17 Feb 1881)

1. Hon Violet Mary Vivian, Maid of Honour to Queen Alexandra 1901-25 (b. 9 Jul 1879; d. 5 Jun 1962)

2. Hon Dorothy Maud Vivian DGStJ, Maid of Honour to Queen Victoria and Queen Alexandra 1889-1905 (b. 9 Jul 1879; d. 18 Oct 1939), mar. 11 Jul 1905 Douglas [Haig], 1st Earl Haig, and had issue

3. ..... Vivian (b. and dvp. 12 Jun 1884)

4. Hon Alexandra Mary Freesia Vivian CBE, Regional Administrator Womens' Royal Voluntary Service 1938-46, Extra Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother 1947-63, Chairman of the Victoria League 1948-53 (b. 27 Feb 1890; dsp. 21 Sep 1963), mar. 31 Jan 1911 Lieut Hon Charles Sackville Anderson-Pelham later Pelham, styled Lord Worsley, Extra ADC to Gen Sir Douglas Haig at Aldershot 1912-13, killed in action at Zandvoorde, Belgium (b. 14 Aug 1887; dsp. and vp. 30 Oct 1914) ,1st son and heir ap. of Charles Alfred Worsley [Anderson-Pelham later Pelham], 4th Earl of Yarborough, by his wife Hon Marcia Amelia Mary Lane-Fox OBE, suo jure Baroness Fauconberg and Conyers, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sackville George [Lane-Fox], 12th Baron Conyers and 15th Baron D'Arcy de Knayth

died

21 Oct 1893 (bur. in Rome, Italy)

suc. by

son

note

entered the Foreign Office 1851; Senior Clerk 1869-74; Consul General at Alexandria 1873, for Moldavia and Wallachia 1874-76, and for Egypt 1876-79; CB 1878; minister to the Swiss Confederation 1879-81; Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Denmark 1881-84 and to Brussels 1884-92; KCMG 1886; GCMG 1890; Ambassador at Rome 1892-93; Privy Councillor 1893

 

George Crespigny Brabazon [Vivian], 4th Baron Vivian, DSO

born

21 Jan 1878

mar. (1)

1 Aug 1903 (div. 1907) Barbara Fanning, dau. of William Atmar Fanning, by his wife Winifred de Bathe, 2nd surv. dau. of Sir Henry Percival de Bathe, 4th Bt.

children by first wife

1. Hon Anthony Crespigny Claud Vivian, later 5th Baron Vivian

1. Hon Daphne Winifred Louise Vivian (b. 11 Jul 1904; d. 5 Dec 1997), mar. (1) 27 Oct 1927 (div. 1953) as his first wife Henry Frederick [Thynne], 6th Marquess of Bath, and (2) 11 Jul 1953 (div. 1978) Maj Alexander Wallace Fielding DSO (d. 1991), son of Alexander Lumsden Wallace, of Kirkcaldy, and had issue by her first husband

mar. (2)

5 Jan 1911 Nancy Lycett Rose OBE (widow of Capt Adrian Rose;  d. 1970), 1st dau. of Sir Edward Lycett Green, 2nd Bt., by his wife Ethel Mary Wilson OBE, 2nd dau. of Arthur Wilson, of Tranby Croft, Hull, co. York

children by second wife

2. Lieut Cdr Hon Douglas David Edward Vivian DSC RN (b. 16 Jan 1915; d. 27 Jul 1973), mar. 3 Apr 1943 Mary Alice Borthwick (b. c. 1913; d. 21 Mar 2012), 1st dau. of Francis John Gordon Borthwick, and had issue

2. Hon (Ursula) Vanda Maud Vivian (b. 16 Jul 1912; d. 11 Nov 1984), mar. (1) 1 Oct 1935 (div. 1946) Maj Philip Alexander Clement Bridgewater, only son of Capt Clement Bridgewater, (2) 22 Aug 1946 (div. 1960) as his first wife Sir William Fane Wrixon-Becher, 5th Bt. MC, and (3) 6 Mar 1962 David William Maurice [Boyle], 9th Earl of Glasgow, and had issue by her first and second husbands

died

28 Dec 1940 (bur. in St Winnow Church, Loswithiel, co. Cornwall)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

2nd Lieut, 17th Lancers 1900; Lieut, 1901-03; served in the South African War 1901 and was sounded at Elands River; served in World War I 1914-18 as Major, Devon Yeomanry in Gallipoli and Egypt 1915-16 and with the 2nd/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment in France 1916; Chief of Staff, Mission to Belgian Army 1917; DSO 1918; ADC to King George V 1928; Chairman, Cornwall Territorial Army Association 1931-40

 

Anthony Crespigny Claud [Vivian], 5th Baron Vivian

born

4 Mar 1906

mar.

8 Mar 1930 Victoria Ruth Mary Rosamond Oliphant (d. 1985), 1st dau. of Capt Henry Gerard Laurence Oliphant DSO MVO RN, formerly of Condie and Newton, co. Perth (by his 1st wife Ruth Barry, only dau. of Vice Adm Sir Henry Deacon Barry KCVO), 1st son of Gen Sir Laurence James Oliphant KCB KCVO, 9th of Condie and Newton, by his wife Hon Mary Monica Gerard, 1st dau. of Robert Tolver [Gerard], 1st Baron Gerard

children

1. Hon Nicholas Crespigny Laurence Vivian, later 6th Baron Vivian

2. Hon Victor Anthony Ralph Brabazon Vivian, of Roehampton Lane, London SW5 (b. 26 Mar 1940; d. 10 Jul 2013), mar. 11 Feb 1966 Inger Johanne Gullikson, 2nd dau. of Advokat Per Gullikson, of Sandefjord, Norway, and has issue:

1a. Thomas Crespigny Brabazon Vivian, heir presumptive to the Barony of Vivian (b. 17 Jan 1971)

1a. Arabella Victoria Vivian (b. 2 Feb 1973), mar. 29 Aug 1998 Benedict Nicholas Wray, 2nd son of Christopher Wray, of Putney, SW London

1. Hon Sally Anne Marie Gabrielle Vivian (b. 22 Sep 1930), mar. (1) 31 Aug 1954 (div. 1962) (William) Robin Charles Edward Cecil Lowe, son of John Muir Lowe, of Chelsea, London, and (2) 15 Nov 1963 Charles William Munro Wilson, of Cranmer Court, London SW3, son of Charles Skinner Wilson, of Hampstead, London, and has issue by her second husband

died

24 Jun 1991

suc. by

son

note

served in World War II 1939-40 as Sergeant, Royal Artillery; the Glynn estate, near Bodmin, co. Cornwall, was sold by the Trustees of the 4th Baron Vivian in 1947

 

Nicholas Crespigny Laurence [Vivian], 6th Baron Vivian

born

11 Dec 1935

mar. (1)

13 Dec 1960 (div. 1972) Catherine Joyce Hope (mar. (2) 5 Jun 1972 John Christopher George [Savile], 8th Earl of Mexborough), yst. dau. of James Kenneth Hope CBE, of West Park, Lanchester, Co. Durham

children by first wife

1. Hon Charles Crespigny Hussey Vivian, later 7th Baron Vivian

1. Hon Henrietta Mary Vivian (b. 4 Apr 1963), mar. 21 Jul 1984 Philip John Hoyland, of Wokingham, co. Berkshire, son of Dr H J Hoyland, of Painswick, co. Gloucester, and has issue

mar. (2)

6 Dec 1972 Carol Martineau (b. 1939; d. 12 Sep 2013), 1st dau. of Frederick Alan Martineau MBE, of Valley End House, Chobham, co. Surrey

children by second wife

2. Hon Natasha Sarah Vivian (b. 17 Nov 1973), mar. ..... Piggott

3. Hon Camilla Harriet Vivian (b. 1 Oct 1976)

died

28 Feb 2004

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Lt Col, 3rd Carabiniers. Royal Scots Dragoon Guards 1971; Commanding Officer, 16th/5th Queen's Royal Lancers 1976-79; Col, Ministry of Defence 1979-84; Deputy Commander, Land Forces Cyprus and Chief of Staff 1984-87; Commander, British Communication Zone, North West Europe 1987-90; retired from Army as Brigadier 1990; elected to the House of Lords 1999

 

Charles Crespigny Hussey [Vivian], 7th Baron Vivian

born

20 Dec 1966

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Vivian is Thomas Crespigny Brabazon Vivian, a grandson of the 5th Baron Vivian and cousin of the present Baron Vivian.

 

 Last updated 23 Nov 2013

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Titles:

7th Baron Vivian, of Glynn and of Truro in the County of Cornwall

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 19 Aug 1841)

7th Baronet, styled "of Truro"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 19 Jan 1828)

 

Address:

5 Edith Terrace, London SW10 0TG

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