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Auckland, Baron (GB, 1793)

 

Creation: let. pat. 22 May 1793

 

Family name: Eden

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Arms:

Gules on a Chevron Argent between three Garbs Or banded Vert as many Escallops Sable

Crest:

A Dexter Arm embowed in armour proper the hand grasping a Garb Or the upper part of the arm encircled by an Annulet Gules

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Horse guardant Argent charged on the shoulder with a Fleur-de-lis Or;  Sinister:  a Horse Argent charged on the shoulder with a Tower Or

Motto:

Si Sit Prudentia (If there be but prudence)

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William [Eden], 1st Baron Auckland, PC

3rd son of Sir Robert Eden, 3rd Bt., of West Auckland, co. Durham, by his wife Mary Davison, yst. dau. of William Davison, of Beamish, co. Durham

born

1744

mar.

26 Sep 1776 Eleanor Elliot (b. 1758; d. 18 May 1818), sister of Gilbert [Elliot later Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 1st Earl of Minto, and 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Sir Gilbert Elliot, 3rd Bt., of Minto, co. Roxburgh, by his wife Agnes Dalrymple-Murray-Kynynmound, dau. and hrss. of Hugh Dalrymple later Dalrymple-Murray-Kynynmound, of Melgund, co. Forfar, and Kynynmound, co. Fife

children

1. Hon William Frederick Elliot Eden, a Teller of the Exchequer (b. 19 Jan 1782;  drowned in the River Thames v.p. 19 Jan 1810)

2. Hon George Eden, later 2nd Baron Auckland later 1st Earl of Auckland

3. Hon Henry Eden (b. 1787; dvp. Jun 1794)

4. Hon Robert John Eden, later 3rd Baron Auckland

1. Hon Eleanor Agnes Eden (b. 9 Jul 1777; dsp. 15 Oct 1851), mar. 1 Jun 1799 as his second wife Robert [Hobart], 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire

2. Hon Catharine Isabella Eden (b.20 Sep 1778; dvp. and sp. 10 Aug 1810), mar. 22 Jul 1806 Nicholas [Vansittart], 1st Baron Bexley

3. Hon Elizabeth Charlotte Eden (b. 21 Mar 1780; d. 17 Apr 1847), mar. 31 Mar 1800 Francis Godolphin [Osborne], 1st Baron Godolphin, and had issue

4. Hon Caroline Eden (d. 2 Mar 1851), mar. 17 Jun 1806 Arthur Vansittart, of Shottesbrooke, co. Berkshire (d. 31 May 1829), and had issue

5. Hon Mary Louisa Eden (d. 2 Dec 1858), mar. 26 Jun 1806 Andrew Wedderburn later Colville (d. 3 Feb 1856)

6. Hon Mary Dulcibella Eden  (d. 20 Mar 1862), mar. 15 Jul 1819 Charles Drummond (b. 4 Sep 1790; d. 28 Aug 1858), 1st son and heir of Charles Drummond, banker (by his wife Frances Dorothy Lockwood, 2nd dau. of Rev Edward Lockwood, of Dews Hall, Lambourne, co. Essex), 2nd son of Hon Robert Drummond, banker, of Cadland Park, co. Hampshire, and Charing Cross, London (by his wife Winifred Thompson, dau. of William Thompson, of Ipsden, co. Oxford), 3rd son of William [Drummond], 4th Viscount Strathallan, and had issue

7. Hon Emily Eden (d. 5 Aug 1869)

8. Hon Frances Eden (d. 26 Apr 1849)

died

28 May 1814

created

18 Nov 1789 Baron Auckland (Peerage of Ireland)

22 May 1793 Baron Auckland, of West Auckland in the County Palatine of Durham

suc. by

son

note

Barrister, Middle Temple 1769; Auditor and Director of Greenwich Hospital 1771-1814; Under Secretary of State for the North 1772-78; Member of Parliament for Woodstock 1774-84, for Heytesbury 1784-93, and for Dungannon 1781-83; a Lord of Trade 1776-82; Chief Secretary of Ireland 1780-82; Privy Councillor [I] and [GB] 1783; Envoy to France 1785-87; Fellow of the Royal Society 1786; Ambassador to Spain 1787-89 and to the United Provinces 1789-93; Chancellor of Marischal College, Aberdeen 1796-1814; Joint Postmaster-General 1798-1804; President of the Board of Trade 1806-07

 

George [Eden], 2nd Baron Auckland later 1st Earl of Auckland, GCB PC

born

25 Aug 1784

died

1 Jan 1849

created

21 Dec 1839 Baron Eden, of Norwood in the County of Surrey, and Earl of Auckland

suc. by

brother

note

Barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1809; Deputy Teller of the Exchequer 1809-12; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Woodstock 1810-12 and 1813-14; Auditor of Greenwich Hospital 1814-29 and a Commissioner of the Hospital 1829-34; President of the Board of Trade and Master of the Mint (with a seat in Cabinet) 1830-34; Privy Councillor 1830; Auditor of the Exchequer 1834; First Lord of the Admiralty 1834, 1835 and 1846-49; GCB 1835; Governor-General of India 1835-41; President of the Royal Asiatic Society 1843-49; on his death the Barony of Eden and Earldom of Auckland became extinct

 

Rt Rev Robert John [Eden], 3rd Baron Auckland

born

10 Jul 1799

mar.

15 Sep 1825 Mary Hurt (b. c. 1805; d. 25 Nov 1872), 1st dau. of Francis Edward Hurt, of Alderwasley, co. Derby, by his wife Elizabeth Arkwright, dau. of Richard Arkwright, of Willesley, co. Derby

children

1. Hon William George Eden, later 4th Baron Auckland

2. Hon Henry Johnes Eden (b. 18 Sep 1830; dvp. 10 Feb 1853)

3. Hon Sir Ashley Eden KCSI CIE, Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal 1876-82, Member of the Council of India 1882-87 (b. 13 Nov 1831; dsp. 9 Jul 1887), mar. Eva Maria Bellew (former wife of (1) H E H Palmer, and (2) M Bellew; d. 10 Jan 1877), yst. dau. of Vice-Admiral Rowland Money CB

4. Hon Robert Henley Shaw Eden JP, of Tyddynllan, Llandrillo, co. Merioneth (b. 25 Sep 1840; d. 28 Dec 1916), mar. 27 Nov 1862 Jessie Ellen Hildyard (d. 23 Jan 1927), 1st dau. of Rev Frederick Hildyard, Rector of Swanington, co. Norfolk, and had issue

1. Hon Eleanor Eden (d. 2 Apr 1879)

2. Hon Emily Dulcibella Eden (d. 27 Jan 1893), mar. 14 May 1861 Edmund Henry Dickinson, 2nd son of William Dickinson, of Kingsweston House, Somerton

3. Hon Emma Mary Eden (d. 30 Mar 1895), mar. 20 Nov 1856 Rev Edward Heneage Paget, Vicar of Hoxne, co. Suffolk (b. 23 Jul 1828; d. 29 Sep 1884), 4th son of Gen Hon Sir Edward Paget GCB (by his second wife Lady Harriet Legge, 3rd dau. of George [Legge], 3rd Earl of Dartmouth), 4th son of Henry [Bayly later Paget], 1st Earl of Uxbridge, and had issue

4. Hon Florence Selina Eden (d. 5 Jun 1909)

5. Hon Maria Harriet Eden (d. 11 Jan 1909)

died

25 Apr 1870

suc. by

son

note

Vicar of Eyam, co. Derby 1823; Rector of Hertingfordbury, co. Hertford 1825; Chaplain to King William IV 1831-37 and to Queen Victoria 1837-49; Vicar of Battersea, co. Surrey 1834; DD 1847; Bishop of Sodor and Man 1847-54; Bishop of Bath and Wells 1854-69

 

William George [Eden], 4th Baron Auckland

born

19 Jan 1829

mar. (1)

8 Oct 1857 Lucy Walbanke Childers (b. c. 1836; d. 12 May 1870), yst. dau. of John Walbanke Childers, of Cantley, co. York, by his wife Anne Wood, sister of Charles [Wood], 1st Viscount Halifax, and only dau. of Sir Francis Lindley Wood, 2nd Bt., of Barnsley, co. York

children by first wife

1. Hon William Morton Eden, later 5th Baron Auckland

2. Hon George Eden (b. 29 May 1861; d. 14 June 1924), mar. 19 Apr 1888 Amy Violet Drummond (d. 10 Dec 1926), 3rd dau. of Col Hon Charles Rowley Hay-Drummond later Drummond of Cromlix, co. Perth (by his wife Arabella Augusta Meyrick, yst. dau. of Col William Henry Meyrick by his wife Lady Laura Vane, 4th dau. by his first wife of William Harry [Vane], 1st Duke of Cleveland), 4th son of Thomas Robert [Hay-Drummond], 11th Earl of Kinnoul, and had issue:

1a. Geoffrey Morton Eden, later 7th Baron Auckland

2a. Hon Terence Eden, later 8th Baron Auckland

3a. Vivian Francis Eden (b. 19 Mar 1898; dvp. 22 May 1898)

1a. Hon Ivy Maude Eden, granted the styhle and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1942 (b. 18 Aug 1899; d. 19...), mar. 24 Jun 1927 John Dawson, of White Gates, Potters Heath, Welwyn, co. Hertford

3. Francis Eden (b. 26 Dec 1863; dvp. 23 Feb 1864)

4. Hon Francis Fleetwood Eden (b. 16 Feb 1865; d. 22 Mar 1898)

1. Hon Dulcibella Eden (b. 23 Apr 1860; d. 6 Apr 1925), mar. 1 Jan 1885 Robert Nassau Sutton later Sutton-Nelthorpe OBE JP, of Scawby, co. Lincoln (b. 13 May 1850; d. 17 Nov 1937), 1st son and heir of Rev Robert Sutton JP, of Scawby, co. Lincoln, by his wife Charlotte Nelthorpe, only sister and hrss. of Sir John Nelthorpe, 8th Bt., and had issue

2. Hon Agnes Eden (b. 5 Jul 1862; d. 1 Nov 1935)

3. Hon Mary Eden (b. 15 May 1867; d. 22 Jan 1925), mar. 10 Feb 1904 as his second wife Godfrey John Boyle [Chetwynd], 8th Viscount Chetwynd, and had issue

mar. (2)

6 Jul 1872 Lady Mabel Emily Finch-Hatton (dsp. 7 Nov 1872), 2nd dau. of George James [Finch-Hatton], 11th Earl of Winchilsea, by his first wife Lady Constance Henrietta Paget, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Henry [Paget], 2nd Marquess of Anglesey

mar. (3)

20 Jul 1875 his cousin Edith Eden (mar. (2) 10 Jun 1897 Philip Symons, of Laddingford House, Yalding, co. Kent;  d. 28 Mar 1931), 5th dau. of Sir William Eden, 6th Bt., of West Auckland, co. Durham, by his wife Elfrida Susannah Harriet Ironmonger, 3rd dau. of Col William Ironmonger, of Wherwell Priory, co. Hampshire

children by third wife

5. Maj Hon Robert Evelyn Eden MC (b. 1 May 1876; d. 4 Nov 1943)

6. Lieut Hon Ashley Morland Eden JP (b. 5 Aug 1878; d. 16 Jan 1943)

died

7 Feb 1890

suc. by

son by first wife

note

attached to the Legation at Stockholm 1847; paid attaché at Washington 1852, at Brussels 1852, and at Stuttgart 1853; resident Chargé d'Affaires at Carlsruhe 1859-61

 

William Morton [Eden], 5th Baron Auckland

born

27 Mar 1859

mar.

2 Apr 1891 Sybil Constance Hutton (d. 22 Apr 1955), 1st dau. of Col. George Morland Hutton CB, of Gate Burton, co. Lincoln, by his wife Eustacie Emma Millicent Arkwright, only child of Eustace Arkwright

children

1. Lieut Hon William Alfred Morton Eden (b. 15 Jun 1892; k. in action vp. 2 Mar 1915)

2. Hon Frederick Colvin George Eden, later 6th Baron Auckland

died

31 Jul 1917

suc. by

son

note

the Edenthorpe property near Doncaster, between 3,000 and 4,000 acres, was sold in 1897 for £75,000; Capt, 2nd Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment; T/Maj 6th Service Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment 1914-15

 

Frederick Colvin George [Eden], 6th Baron Auckland

born

21 Feb 1895

mar. (1)

2 Jun 1917 (div. 1925) Susan Livingstone Hartridge, dau. of Augustus Griffin Hartridge, of Jacksonville, Florida, USA

only child by first wife

1. Hon Susan Constance Eden (b. 5 Sep 1918), mar. (1) 19 Nov 1942 (div. 1956) Jose Diaz de Rivera, son of Jose Diaz de Rivera, of Asturias, Spain, and (2) 5 Jan 1957 Guillermo Pakenham Bridges OBE, Hon Vice-Consul in Rio Grande, Argentina (d. 1980), son of William Samuel Bridges, of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, and has issue by her first husband

mar. (2)

25 Apr 1939 Constance Caroline Hart-Faure (former wife of ..... Hart-Faure;  d. 23 Dec 1946), dau. of Benno Hart, of San Francisco, California, USA

died

s.p.m. 16 Apr 1941 (killed in a London air raid)

suc. by

cousin

note

served in World War II as F/O RAFVR; Assistant to Air Attaché, Paris 1940

 

Geoffrey Morton [Eden], 7th Baron Auckland, MBE

born

17 Feb 1891

mar.

30 Apr 1919 Dorothy Ida Harvey (d. 24 Jul 1964), yst. dau. of Rev Prebendary Francis Clyde Harvey, Vicar of Hailsham, co. Sussex

children

1. Hon Joan Edith Eden JP (b. 31 Jan 1920), mar. (1) 6 Sep 1941 Rev Alfred Lisinea Pond, Vicar of Nettleden with Potten End (d. 21 Jul 1947), son of Chaloner Pond, and (2) 31 Aug 1948 Rev Arthur Harrington Franklin MBE (d. 14 Mar 1996), 1st son of Maj Percival Charles Franklin, of Rawdon Cottage, Cross Deep, Twickenham, co. Middlesex, and has issue by both husbands

2. Hon Elizabeth Eden (b. 23 May 1928), mar. 27 Nov 1954 Maj Frederick Edward Isdale (Robin) Mason (d. 1995), only son of Fred Mason, of St Margaret's, Twickenham, co. Middlesex, and has issue

died

s.p.m. 21 Jun 1955

suc. by

brother

note

served in World War I 1914-18 and World War II 1939-40; MBE 1919; Governor, Star and Garter Hone for Disabled Ex-Service Men

 

Terence [Eden], 8th Baron Auckland, MC

born

3 Nov 1892

mar.

12 Sep 1925 his second cousin once removed Evelyn Vane Drummond (d. 23 Nov 1971), 3rd dau. of Col Arthur William Henry Hay-Drummond later Drummond of Cromlix, co. Perth, by his wife Mary Scott, 3rd dau. of Sir Edward Henry Scott, 5th Bt., of Lytchet Minster, co. Dorset

children

1. Hon Ian George Eden, later 9th Baron Auckland

2. Hon Ronald John Eden, of Mill Dam, Cromlix, Dumblane, co. Perth (b. 5 Mar 1931; d. 10 Dec 2006), mar. 1 Jun 1957 Rosemary Dorothy Marion Crowder, 2nd dau. of Sir John Frederick Ellenborough Crowder JP MP, of Charlestown, St Austell, co. Cornwall, by his wife Florence Gertrude Petre, 1st dau. of Alfred Ralph William George Petre, and has issue:

1a. Henry Vane Eden, heir presumptive to the Barony of Auckland (b. 11 Mar 1958), mar. 1988 Alicia Claire Needham (b. 13 Apr 1959), 2nd dau. of Christopher James Blois Needham, of Snode Hill House, Beech, co. Hampshire, by his wife Nicola Ann Coles, only dau. of Capt Nicholas Robert Coles, and has issue:

1b. Harry Eden (b. and dvp. 1989)

2b. Oliver Eden (b. 1990)

1b. Roseanna Eden (b. 1992)

2b. Annabel Eden (b. 20 Oct 1995)

2a. Edward John Eden (b. 22 Jun 1959), mar. 1990 Victoria M C Deshon, 1st dau. of Maj D P T Deshon, of Hartley Mauduit House, Alton, co. Hampshire, and has issue

died

14 Sep 1957

suc. by

son

note

served in World War I as Capt, MGC, and World War II as  Maj, Royal Artillery Company

 

Ian George [Eden], 9th Baron Auckland

born

23 Jun 1926

mar.

28 Aug 1954 Dorothy Margaret Manser JP (b. c. 1926; d. 4 Dec 2006), 2nd dau. of Henry Joseph Manser, of Beechwood, Friday Street, Eastbourne, co. Sussex

children

1. Hon Robert Ian Burnard Eden, later 10th Baron Auckland

1. Hon (Margaret) Fiona Eden (b. 12 Dec 1955), mar. 14 Apr 1979 Michael Howard Shouler, of 137 Appledore Avenue, Wollaton, co. Nottingham, 2nd son of John Richard Shouler, of Bramcote, co. Nottingham, and has issue

2. Hon Rachel Audrey Eden (b. 9 Jun 1959), mar. 20 Jun 1981 Bramwell M Paton, son of John B Paton, and has issue

died

28 Jul 1997

suc. by

son

note

served in the Royal Signals 1945-48 and the Sharpshooters 1948-53; underwriting members of Lloyds 1956-64;  Master of the Broderers' Company 1967-68;  President, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

 

Robert Ian Burnard [Eden], 10th Baron Auckland

born

25 Jul 1962

mar.

24 May 1986 Geraldine Carroll, of Dublin, Ireland

only child

1. Hon Alanna Margaret Eden (b. 2 Sep 1992)

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Auckland is Henry Vane Eden, a grandson of the 8th Baron Auckland and first cousin of the present Baron.

 

Last updated 8 Sep 2013

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Titles:

10th Baron Auckland, of West Auckland in the County Palatine of Durham

(Great Britain, let. pat. 22 May 1793)

10th Baron Auckland

(Ireland, let. pat. 18 Nov 1789)

 

Address:

c/o Tudor Rose House, 30 Links Road, Ashtead, Surrey KT21 2HF

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