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Westminster, Marquess of (UK, 1831)

 

Creation: let. pat. 13 Sep 1831

 

Family name: Grosvenor

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Arms:

See Duke of Westminster

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Robert [Grosvenor], 2nd Earl Grosvenor later 1st Marquess of Westminster, KG PC

only son and heir of Richard [Grosvenor], 1st Earl Grosvenor,by his wife Henrietta Vernon, dau. of Henry Vernon, of Hilton Park, co. Stafford

born

22 Mar 1767

mar.

28 Apr 1794 Lady Eleanor Egerton (b. 19 Jul 1770; d. 29 Nov 1846), only surv. child of Thomas [Egerton], 1st Earl of Wilton, by his wife and cousin Eleanor Assheton, 2nd dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of Sir Ralph Assheton, 3rd Bt., of Middleton, co. Lancaster

children:

1. Lord Richard Grosvenor, later 2nd Marquess of Westminster

2. Lord Thomas Grosvenor later Egerton, later 2nd Earl of Wilton

3. Lord Robert Grosvenor, later 1st Baron Ebury

died

17 Feb 1845

created

13 Sep 1831  Marquess of Westminster

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for East Looe 1788-90, and for Chester 1790-1802;  a Lord of the Admiralty 1789-91;  Privy Councillor 1793;  a Commissioner for Indian Affairs 1793-1801;  Lord Lieutenant of Flintshire 1798-1845;  suc. his father 5 Aug 1802 as 2nd Earl Grosvenor;  Knight of the Garter 1841

 

Richard [Grosvenor], 2nd Marquess of Westminster, KG PC

born

27 Jan 1795

mar.

16 Sep 1819 Lady Elizabeth Mary Leveson-Gower (d. 11 Nov 1891), 2nd dau. of George Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Duke of Sutherland, by his wife Lady Elizabeth [Sutherland], suo jure Countess of Sutherland, only surv. dau. and hrss. of William [Sutherland], 18th Earl of Sutherland

children:

1. Hon Gilbert Grosvenor (b. 10 Apr 1823; dvp. 2 Jan 1824)

2. Lord Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, later 3rd Marquess of Westminster later 1st Duke of Westminster

3. Lord Gilbert Norman Grosvenor RN (b. 6 Jan 1833;  d. 20 Mar 1854)

4. Lord Richard de Aquila Grosvenor, later 1st Baron Stalbridge

1. Lady Eleanor Grosvenor (b. 22 Oct 1820;  dsp. 4 May 1911), mar. 25 Aug 1842 Algernon [Percy], 4th Duke of Northumberland

2. Lady Mary Frances Grosvenor, an Extra Lady of the Bedchamber to HM Queen Alexandra (b. 2 Dec 1821;  d. 2 Jan 1912), mar. 25 Aug 1842 as his second wife Thomas Augustus Wolstenholme [Parker], 6th Earl of Macclesfield, and had issue

3. Lady Elizabeth Grosvenor (b. 9 Jul 1824;  d. 16 Dec 1899; bur. at Escrick, co. York), mar. 28 Nov 1846 Beilby Richard [Thompson later Lawley], 2nd Baron Wenlock, and had issue

4. Lady Evelyn Grosvenor (d. 25 Jan 1839)

5. Lady Caroline Amelia Grosvenor (b. 14 Jun 1828;  d. 24 Mar 1906), mar. 22 Aug 1848 William Henry [Leigh], 2nd Baron Leigh, and had issue

6. Lady Octavia Grosvenor (d. 29 May 1921), mar. 28 Dec 1852 Sir Michael Robert Shaw-Stuart, 7th Bt. (d. 10 Dec 1903), and had issue

7. Lady Agnes Grosvenor (dsp. 22 Jan 1909), mar. (1) 1 Jul 1858 Sir Archibald Islay Campbell of Succoth, 3rd Bt. (dsp. 11 Sep 1866), and (2) 5 Dec 1871 Dr Philip Frank, of Elvaston Place, London

8. Lady Jane Louisa Octavis Grosvenor (b. 29 Aug 1834;  d. 13 Jul 1921), mar. (1) 2 Aug 1855 Gamel Augustus [Pennington], 4th Baron Muncaster, and (2) 3 Oct 1863 Hugh Barlow Lindsay, Bombay CS (d. 13 Apr 1913), and had issue by both her husbands

9. Lady Theodora Grosvenor (d. 24 Mar 1924), mar. 8 Mar 1877 Thomas Merthyr Guest, of Inwood House, co. Dorset (d. 5 Nov 1904), and had issue

died

31 Oct 1869

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Chester 1818-30, for Cheshire 1830-32, and for South Cheshire 1832-35;  Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire 1845-67;  Privy Councillor 1850;  Lord Steward of the Household 1850-52;  Knight of the Garter 1857

 

Hugh Lupus [Grosvenor[, 3rd Marquess of Westminster later 1st Duke of Westminster, KG PC

created

27 Feb 1874 Duke of Westminster

 

The Marquessate of Westminster has been held by the Dukes of Westminster since 27 Feb 1874

 

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