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Ailsa, Marquess of (UK, 1831)

 

Creation: let. pat. 10 Sep 1831

 

Family name: Kennedy

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Arms:

Argent a Chevron Gules between three Cross-Crosslets fitchée Sable all within a Double Tressure flory counter-flory of the second

Crest:

A Dolphin naiant proper

Supporters:

On either side a Swan proper beaked and membered Gules

Motto:

Avise La Fin (Consider the end)

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Archibald [Kennedy], 12th Earl of Cassillis later 1st Marquess of Ailsa, KT

1st son and heir of Archibald [Kennedy], 11th Earl of Cassillis, by his second wife Anne Watts, dau. of John  Watts, of New York USA

born

Feb 1770

mar.

1 Jun 1793 Margaret Erskine (b. c.1772; d. 5 Jan 1848), 2nd dau. and hrss. of John Erskine of Dun, by his wife Mary Baird, dau. of William Baird of Newbyth

children:

1. Lord Archibald Kennedy, styled Earl of Cassillis, Member of Parliament for Evesham 1830 (b. 4 Jun 1794;  dvp. 12 Aug 1832), mar. 1 May 1814 Eleanor Allardyce (b. c.1796; d. 16 Nov 1832), only dau. and hrss. of Alexander Allardyce, of Dunnottar, co. Kincardine, and had issue:

1a. Hon Archibald Kennedy, later 2nd Marquess of Ailsa

2a. Hon Alexander Kennedy (b. Apr 1818;  d. Oct 1832)

3a. Hon John Kennedy (b. Sep 1819;  d. Sep 1846)

4a. Capt Lord David Kennedy, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 1846 (b. 17 Nov 1820;  d. 10 Apr 1905), mar. 24 Feb 1873 Lady Mary Emily Hope-Vere (widow of William Edward Hope-Vere, of Craigie Hall;  d. 25 Nov 1916), sister of Richard Edmund St Lawrence [Boyle], 9th Earl of Cork, and 2nd dau. of Hon Charles Boyle, styled Viscount Dungarvan, and had issue

5a. Lord Gilbert Kennedy, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 1846 (b. 14 Jul 1822;  d. 25 Nov 1901), mar. 26 Nov 1851 his cousin Margaret Baird (d. 24 Mar 1903), 1st dau. of Capt Sir David Baird of Newbyth, 2nd Bt., by his wife and first cousin once removed Lady Anne Kennedy, 1st dau. of Archibald [Kennedy], 1st Marquess of Ailsa, and had issue

6a. Capt Lord William Kennedy, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 1846 (b. 30 Nov 1823;  d. 5 Mar 1868), mar. 17 Sep 1846 Sarah Jane de Bois (d. 5 Feb 1875), 1st dau. of William M de Bois, and had issue

7a. Lord Fergus Kennedy, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 1846 (b. 18 Feb 1826;  d. 5 Oct 1852)

8a. Lord Nigel Kennedy, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 1846 (b. May 1828;  d. 18 Mar 1878), mar. (1) 19 Jun 1858 Catherine Anne May (d. 1 Feb 1862), yst. day. of Maj James Frere May, and (2) 5 Nov 1866 Elizabeth Charlotte Jones (widow of Rev Richard Prankerd Jones, of Charfield, co. Gloucester;  d. 14 May 1884), sister of Sir John Neeld, 1st Bt., and had issue by his first wife

9a. Hon Adolphus Archibald Kennedy (b, 12 Jul 1832;  d. 20 Jun 1842)

1a. Lady Hannah Eleanor Kennedy, granted the style and precedecne of the daughter of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 1846 (b. Apr 1815;  d. 8 May 1877), mar. 5 Jul 1836 Sir John Andrew Cathcart, 5th Bt., and had issue

2. Lord John Kennedy later Kennedy-Erskine of Dun (b. 4 Jun 1802;  d. 6 Mar 1831), mar. 5 Jul 1827 Lady Augusta FitzClarence (mar. (2) 24 Aug 1836 Lord John Frederick Gordon-Halyburton (d. 29 Sep 1878);  d. 8 Dec 1865), 4th illegitimate dau. of King William IV by his mistress Mrs Jordan, and had issue

1. Lady Anne Kenendy (b. 26 Jun 1797; d. 2 Nov 1877), mar. 10 Aug 1821 her first cousin once removed Capt Sir David Baird of Newbyth, 2nd Bt., and had issue

2. Lady Mary Kennedy (b. 4 May 1790; dsp. 1886), mar. 10 Dec 1833 Richard Oswald of Auchincruive (dsp. 9 Jan 1834)

3. Lady Margaret Kennedy (b. 16 Jun 1800; dsp. 3 Dec 1889), mar. 14 Nov 1817 Thomas Radclyffe-Livingstone-Eyre, self styled 7th Earl of Newburgh (b. 21 Oct 1790; dsp. 22 Mar 1833), 1st son and heir of Francis Eyre, of Hassop, co. Derby, self styled 6th Earl of Newburgh, by his wife Dorothy Gladwin, dau. of John Gladwin, of Mansfield, co. Nottingham

4. Lady Alice Jane Kennedy (b. 2 Jul 1805; d. 11 May 1887), mar. 19 Mar 1824 Lieut Gen Rt Hon Jonathan Peel MP, Secretary of State at War (b. 12 Oct 1799; d. 13 Feb 1879), 5th son of Sir Robert Peel, 1st Bt., by his first wife Ellen Yates, dau. of William Yates, of Spring Side, Bury, co. Lancaster, and had issue

died

8 Sep 1846

created

12 Nov 1806 Baron Ailsa, of Ailsa in the County of Ayr

10 Sep 1831 Marquess of Ailsa

suc. by

grandson

note

suc. his father 29 Dec 1794 as 12th Earl of Cassillis; Representative Peer 1796-1806; Knight of the Thistle 1821

 

Archibald [Kennedy], 2nd Marquess of Ailsa, KT

born

Aug 1816

mar.

10 Nov 1846 Julia Jephson (d. 11 Jan 1899), 2nd dau. of Sir Richard Mounteny Jephson, 1st Bt., by his second wife Charlotte Rochfort Smith, dau. of Lt Gen Sir John Smith KCB

children

1. Lord Archibald Kennedy, later 3rd Marquess of Ailsa

2. Maj Lord Alexander Kennedy (b. 6 Oct 1853; d. 4 Apr 1912), mar. 21 Apr 1881 Beatrice Gordon (d. 8 Nov 1950), 1st dau. of George Tomline Gordon, of Cuckney, co. Nottingham, and had issue

3. Lord John Kennedy (b. 4 Apr 1859; dsp. 18 May 1895), mar. 12 Feb 1890 Adelaide Mary Learmouth (dsp. 30 Nov 1957), 1st dau. of Col Alexander Learmouth MP, of Dean, Edinburgh

1. Lady Julia Alice Kennedy (b. 22 Nov 1849; d. 22 Dec 1936), mar. 15 Dec 1869 Col Robert William Web Follett, of Woodside, Old Windsor (d. 8 Apr 1921), yst. son of Sir William Follett

2. Lady Evelyn Anne Kennedy (b. 24 Aug 1851; d. 24 Jan 1936), mar. 5 Nov 1885 Capt Sir Arthur Henderson Young GCMG KBE (d. 20 Oct 1938), son of Col Keith Young CB, and had issue

3. Lady Constance Eleanor Kennedy (b. 5 Oct 1855; d. Oct 1946), mar. 28 Apr 1891 Col Lionel Grimston Fawkes (d. 24 Aug 1931), son of Maj Richard Fawkes, and had issue

died

20 Mar 1870

suc. by

son

note

Knight of the Thistle 1859; Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire 1861

 

Archibald [Kennedy], 3rd Marquess of Ailsa

born

1 Sep 1847

mar. (1)

7 Mar 1871 Hon Evelyn Stuart (b. 24 Jun 1848; d. 26 Jul 1888), 3rd dau. of Charles Walter [Stuart], 12th Lord Blantyre, by his wife Lady Evelyn Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 2nd dau. of George Granville [Sutherland-Leveson-Gower], 2nd Duke of Sutherland

children by first wife

1. Lord Archibald Kennedy, later 4th Marquess of Ailsa

2. Lord Charles Kennedy, later 5th Marquess of Ailsa

3. Lord Angus Kennedy, later 6th Marquess of Ailsa

1. Lady Evelyn Kennedy (b. 5 Apr 1876; d. 9 Jan 1886)

2. Lady Aline Kennedy (b. 31 Jul 1877; d. 1 Jul 1857), mar. 17 Dec 1901 John Edward Deane [Browne], 5th Baron Kilmaine, and had issue

mar. (2)

3 Nov 1891 Isabella MacMaster (d. 9 Dec 1945), only dau. of Hugh MacMaster, a market gardener, of Kausani, India

children by second wife

4. Lt Col Lord Hugh Kennedy MC (b. 19 Jan 1895; d. 27 Apr 1970), mar. 14 Apr 1925 Katharine Louisa Clare Atherton, yst. dau. of Francis Henry Atherton, of Shalford, Guildford, co. Surrey, and had issue

3. Lady Marjory Kennedy (b. 4 Sep 1898), mar. 21 Apr 1921 Sir Laurence Pierce Brooke Merriam MC (d. 27 Jul 1966), 2nd son of Charles Pearce Merriam, of Halstead, co. Essex, and had issue

died

9 Apr 1938

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire 1919-37

 

Archibald [Kennedy], 4th Marquess of Ailsa

born

22 May 1872

mar.

30 Apr 1903 Frances Emily Stewart (d. 29 Oct 1949), 3rd dau. of Sir Mark John MacTaggart-Stewart, 1st Bt., by his wife Marianne Susannah Ommaney, only child of John Orde Ommaney

died

s.p. 27 Feb 1943

suc. by

brother

 

Charles [Kennedy], 5th Marquess of Ailsa

born

10 Apr 1875

mar. (1)

15 Dec 1925 Constance Barbara Baird (widow of her second husband's 2nd cousin twice removed Adm Sir John Erskine Kennedy Baird KCB, 4th son of Capt Sir David Baird of Newbyth, 2nd Bt.;  d. 3 Nov 1931), dau. of Edward Clarke, of Avishays, Chard, co. Somerset

mar. (2)

26 Apr 1933 Helen Ethel Cuninghame MBE (widow of Richard John Cuninghame MC, of Hensol, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright;  d. 17 Feb 1959), dau. of James McDouall, of Logan

died

s.p. 1 Jun 1956

suc. by

brother

 

Angus [Kennedy], 6th Marquess of Ailsa

born

28 Oct 1882

mar.

28 Jan 1922 Gertrude Millicent Cooper (d. 25 Aug 1957), 2nd dau. of Gervas Weir Cooper, of Wordwell Hall, Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk

only child

1. Lord Archibald David Kennedy, later 7th Marquess of Ailsa

died

31 May 1957

suc. by

son

 

Archibald David [Kennedy], 7th Marquess of Ailsa, OBE

born

3 Dec 1925

mar.

7 Apr 1954 Mary Burn (d. 21 Aug 2007), yst. dau. of John Burn, of Amble, Northumberland

children

1. Lord Archibald Angus Charles Kennedy, later 8th Marquess of Ailsa

2. Lord David Thomas Kennedy, later 9th Marquess of Ailsa

1. Lady Elizabeth Helen Kennedy (b. 23 Feb 1955), mar. 1 Jul 1976 Rev Norman Walker Drummond, Chaplain to HM the Queen, Headmaster of Loretto School, 2nd son of Edwin P Drummond, of Glenely House, Odana Terrace, Greenock, and has issue

died

7 Apr 1994

suc. by

son

 

Archibald Angus Charles [Kennedy], 8th Marquess of Ailsa

born

13 Sep 1956

mar.

1979 (div. 1989) Dawn Leslie Anne Keen, only dau. of David A Keen, of Rue Emeriau, Paris, France

children

1. Lady Rosemary Margaret Kennedy (b. 1980)

2. Lady Alicia-Jane Lesley Kennedy (b. 11 Jul 1981)

died s.p.m.

15 Jan 2015

suc. by

brother

 

David Thomas [Kennedy], 9th Marquis of Ailsa

born

3 Jul 1958

mar.

19 Dec 1991 Anne Kelly, dau. of Bernard Kelly, of Warwick

children

1. Lord Archibald David Kennedy, styled Earl of Cassillis (b. 7 Sep 1995)

1. Lady Katherine Jean Kennedy (b. 22 Oct 1993)

 

Last updated 1 Feb 2015

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Titles:

9th Marquess of Ailsa

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 10 Sep 1831)

20th Earl of Cassillis

(Scotland, let. pat. 24 Oct 1509)

22nd Lord Kennedy

(Scotland, let. pat. c. 1457)

9th Baron Ailsa, of Ailsa in the County of Ayr

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 12 Nov 1806)

Chief of the Name and Arms of Kennedy

 

Address:

Cassillis House, Maybole, Ayrshire KA19 7JN

Tel:  0129-256310

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