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Wharncliffe, Baron (UK, 1826)


96Creation:let.pat. 12 Jul 1826


Family name:Stuart-Wortley later Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie




See Earl of Wharncliffe



1.John Archibald [Stuart later Stuart-Wortley later Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie], 1st Baron Wharncliffe, PC

2nd but 1st surv. son and heir of Hon James Archibald Stuart later Stuart-Wortley later Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, of Wortley Hall, co. York (by his wife Margaret Cunynghame, dau. of Sir David Cunynghame of Milncraig, 3rd Bt.), 2nd son of John [Stuart], 3rd Earl of Bute, by his wife Mary Wortley-Montagu, suo jure Baroness Mount Stuart, only dau. of Edward Wortley-Montagu, of Wortley Hall, co. York, Ambassador at Constantinople (by his wife Lady Mary Pierrepont, 1st dau. by his first wife of Evelyn [Pierrepont], 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull), only son of Hon Sidney Montagu later Wortley-Montagu MP (by his wife Anne Wortley, illegit. dau. and hrss. of Sir Francis Wortley, 2nd Bt., of Wortley Hall, co. York), 2nd son of Edward [Montagu], 1st Earl of Sandwich

born6 Oct 1776

mar.30 May 1799 Lady Elizabeth Caroline Mary Crichton (b. 5 Mar 1779; d. 23 Apr 1856), dau. of John [Crichton], 1st Earl Erne, by his second wife Lady Mary Caroline Hervey, 1st dau. of Frederick Augustus [Hervey], 4th Earl of Bristol


1.Hon John Stuart-Wortley later Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, later 2nd Baron Wharncliffe

2.Hon Charles James Stuart-Wortley (b. 3 Jun 1802; d. 22 May 1844), mar. 17 Feb 1831 Lady Emmeline Charlotte Elizabeth Manners (d. 30 Oct 1855), 2nd dau. of John Henry [Manners], 5th Duke of Rutland, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Howard, 5th dau. of Frederick [Howard], 5th Earl of Carlisle, and had issue

3.Rt Hon James Archibald Stuart-Wortley QC MP, Recorder of the City of London, Solicitor-General 1856-57 (b. 3 Jul 1805; d. 22 Aug 1881), mar. 6 May 1846 Hon Jane Lawley (d. 4 Feb 1900), only dau. of Paul Beilby [Lawley later Thompson later Lawley-Thompson], 1st Baron Wenlock, by his wife Hon Caroline Griffin, 3rd dau. of Richard [Aldworth-Neville later Griffin], 2nd Baron Braybrooke, and had issue

1.Hon Caroline Jane Stuart-Wortley (d. 12 Jun 1876), mar. 30 Aug 1830 Hon John Chetwynd-Talbot, Attorney-General to the Prince of Wales and Recorder of Windsor (b. 31 May 1806; d. 26 May 1832), 4th son of Charles Chetwynd [Talbot later Chetwynd-Talbot], 2nd Earl Talbot, by his wife Frances Thomasine Lambart, 1st dau. of Charles Lambart, of Beau Parc, co. Meath, and had issue

died19 Dec 1845

created12 Jul 1826 Baron Wharncliffe, of Wortley in the County of York

suc. byson

noteEnsign, 48th Regiment of Foot 1790; Lieut, 7th (Royal Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot 1791, serving with that regiment in Canada 1792-94; Capt, 98th (later 91st) Regiment of Foot 1794; Major 1794; together with his father took the additional name of Wortley after that of Stuart by Royal Licence 1795; was present at the capture of the Cape of Good Hope 1795, where he was stationed until 1797; Lt Col, 1796; Capt and Lt Col, 1st Foot Guards 1797; retired 1801; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Bossiney 1802-18 and for Yorkshire 1818-26; Lt Col, South West Yorkshire Yeomanry 1810; suc. to the Wortley estates on the death of his father 1 Mar 1818; the additional name of Mackenzie was confirmed to him for himself and his successors in the Mackenzie estates by Royal Licence 1826; Privy Councillor 1834; Lord Privy Seal 1834-35; Lord President of the Council 1841-45; Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding of Yorkshire 1841-45


2.John [Stuart-Wortley later Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie], 2nd Baron Wharncliffe

born23 Apr 1801

mar.12 Dec 1825 Lady Georgiana Elizabeth Ryder (b. 23 Apr 1804; d. 22 Aug 1884), 3rd dau. of Dudley [Ryder], 1st Earl of Harrowby, by his wife Lady Susan Leveson-Gower, 3rd dau. by his third wife of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Marquess of Stafford


1.Hon Edward Montagu Stuart Granville Stuart-Wortley later Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie later Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, later 3rd Baron Wharncliffe later 1st Earl of Wharncliffe

2.Hon Francis Dudley Stuart-Wortley later Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (b. 23 Jul 1829; d. 21 Oct 1893), mar. 28 Aug 1855 Maria Elizabeth Martin (d. 26 Sep 1891), 1st dau. of William Bennet Martin, of Worsborough Hall, co. York, and had issue:

1a.Francis John Montagu-Stuart-Wortley later Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, later 2nd Earl of Wharncliffe

2a.Maj Gen Hon Edward James Montagu-Stuart-Wortley CB CMG DSO MVO DL, of Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, co. Hampshire, served in the Afghan War 1879-81, Egypt 1882, Sudan 1884-85, Nile 1897-98 and the Boer War 1899-1900, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1900, Military Attaché at Paris 1901-04 (b. 31 Jul 1857; d. 19 Mar 1934), mar. 5 Feb 1891 Violet Hunter Guthrie CBE (d. 11 Feb 1953), 6th dau. of James Alexander Guthrie DL, 4th of Craigie, a Director of the Bank of England, by his wife Elinor Stirling, dau. of Admiral Sir James Stirling, Governor of Western Australia 1834-38, and had issue:

1b.Maj Nicholas Rothesay Montagu-Stuart-Wortley MC RAF (b. 9 Jan 1892; dsp. and vp. 28 Dec 1926), mar. 12 Nov 1919 Marie Louise Lucienne Julietta Edwardes (widow of Capt Hon Cecil Edwardes; d. 13 Nov 1948), dau. of Francois Xavier Martin, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

1b.Louise Violet Beatrice Montagu-Stuart-Wortley DGStJ (b. 18 Jul 1893; dsp. 8 Jun 1970), mar. 23 Oct 1924 Rt Hon Sir Percy Lytham Loraine, 12th Bt., GCMG

2b.Elizabeth Valetta Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (b. 1 Aug 1896; dsp. 1978), mar. (1) 14 Aug 1917 (div. 1922) Capt Alastair Edward George Grant (d. 27 Sep 1947), son of Sir Charles Grant KCSI, and (2) 11 Aug 1928 Montagu Henry Edmund Cecil [Towneley-Bertie], 8th Earl of Abingdon later 13th Earl of Lindsey

3a.Hon Ralph Granville Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1900 (b. 4 Jul 1864; d. 1 Mar 1927), mar. 22 Jan 1891 Virginia Maria Schley (d. 10 Dec 1941), dau. of Admiral Winfield Scott Schley, and had issue:

1b.Ralph Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (b. 12 Mar 1897; d. 8 Feb 1961), mar. 24 May 1924 Isabella Wood, dau. of George Edward Wood, of Bedford Village, New York, USA, and had issue:

1c.Alan Ralph Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (b. 22 Jul 1927; d. 1986), mar. 23 Feb 1952 Virginia Anne Claybaugh (d. 1993), dau. of (William) Martin Claybaugh, of Brownsville, Pennsylvania, USA, and had issue:

1d.Richard Alan Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, later 5th Earl of Wharncliffe

2d.William Ralph Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, of 18 Nola Avenue, Rochester, New Hampshire, USA (b. 18 Apr 1959), mar. 1985 Dorothea Jane Riley, dau. of Ronald Riley, of Rochester, New Hampshire, USA, and has issue

1d.Anne Steel Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (b. 30 Jan 1955), mar. 1987 Robert Losty, son of Bruce Losty, pf Cheshire, Connecticut, USA, and has issue

1c.Elizabeth Anne Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (b. 8 May 1925; d. 19 Jun 1993), mar. 27 Nov 1948 (div. 1963) Chester Lyman Kingsbury Jr, son of Chester Lyman Kingsbury, of Middletown, Ohio, USA, and had issue

2c.Joan Isabella Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (b. 20 Jul 1928), mar. 1 Dec 1951 Harry Atwood Bishop Jr, of 18 Webber Avenue, Bath, Maine, USA, son of Harry Atwood Bishop, of Gorham, New Hampshire, USA, and has issue

1b.Anne Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (b. 23 Dec 1907; d. 19...), mar. (1) 26 Apr 1930 (div. 1941) Davenport Plumer Jr, only son of Davenport Plumer, of North Hill Manor, North Hill, Pennsylvania, USA, and (2) 30 May 1941 Edmund R Sawtelle (d. 1964), son of Capt Edmund M Sawtelle, and had issue by both husbands

4a.Lt Gen Hon Sir (Alan) Richard Montagu-Stuart-Wortley KCB KCMG DSO, of Home Close, Highclere, Newbury, co. Berkshire, served in Chitral 1895 and the Boer War 1899-1900, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1900, Assistant Director of Movements 1914-15, Director of Movements at the War Office 1915-17, Deputy Quartermaster General Mesopotamia 1917-19, Quartermaster General India 1924-27, Col Commandant, 1st Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps 1925-38 (b. 20 Jan 1868; d. 23 Sep 1949), mar. 31 May 1900 Hon Maud Julia Mary Winn (d. 17 Jun 1938), 3rd dau. of Rowland [Winn], 1st Baron Saint Oswald, by his wife Harriet Maria Amelia Dumaresq, 2nd dau. of Col Henry Dumaresq, and had issue

1a.Lady Mary Susan Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1900 (d. 11Dec 1941), mar. 17 Sep 1884 Sir George Everard Arthur Cayley, 9th Bt. DL, and had issue

3.Hon James Frederick Stuart-Wortley (b. 16 Jan 1833; d. 27 Nov 1870)

1.Hon Mary Caroline Stuart-Wortley (b. 17 Oct 1826; dsp. 2 Apr 1896), mar. 25 Aug 1847 Henry Francis Seymour [Moore], 3rd Marquess of Drogheda

2.Hon Cecily Susan Stuart-Wortley (b. 14 Oct 1835; d. 2 May 1915), mar. 1 Aug 1865 Henry John [Montagu-Douglas-Scott later Douglas-Scott-Montagu], 1st Baron Montagu of Beaulieu, and had issue

died22 Oct 1855

suc. byson

noteMaj, South West Yorkshire Militia 1822; Member of Parliament for Bossiney 1823-30 and 1831-32, for Perth Burghs 1830 and for Yorkshire 1841-45; Secretary to the Board of Control for India 1830; Lt Col, South West Yorkshire Militia 1841; Col Commandant, 1st West Yorkshire Militia 1846


3.Edward Montagu Stuart Granville [Stuart-Wortley later Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie later Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie], 3rd Baron Wharncliffe later 1st Earl of Wharncliffe

created15 Jan 1876 Viscount Carlton, of Carlton in the West Riding of the County of York, and Earl of Wharncliffe, with remainder, in default of male issue of his body, to his brother Hon Francis Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, and the heirs male of his body


The Barony of Wharncliffe has been held by the Earls of Wharncliffe since 15 Jan 1876


 First written 31 Dec 2005



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