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Bolton, Baron (GB, 1797)

 

Creation: let. pat. 20 Oct 1797

 

Family name: Orde-Powlett

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Arms:

Sable three Sword in pile points downwards Argent pommelled and hilted Or on a Canton Argent an Escutcheon Sable charged with a Salmon hauriant proper

Crest:

A Falcon rising Or ducally gorged Azure charged on the breast and on each wing with an Estoile Gules and holding in the beak a Salmon proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Hind proper ducally gorged Or and charged on the shoulder with a White Rose also proper;  Sinister:  a Cornish Chough proper also charge on the shoulder with a White Rose also proper

Motto:

Aymez Loyaulte (Love loyalty)

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Thomas [Orde later Orde-Powlett], 1st Baron Bolton, PC

1st son of John Orde DL, of Morpeth, co. Northumberland, and later of East Orde, co. Northumberland, by his second wife Anne Pye (widow of Rev William Pye), dau. of Ralph Marr, of Morpeth, co. Northumberland

born

30 Aug 1740

mar.

7 Apr 1778 Jean Mary Browne-Powlett (b. c. 1751; d. 14 Dec 1814; bur. at Old Basing, co. Hampshire), illegit. dau. of Charles [Paulet], 5th Duke of Bolton by his mistress Mrs Mary Browne Banks

children

1. Hon William Powlett Orde later Orde-Powlett, later 2nd Baron Bolton

2. Hon Thomas Powlett Orde later Orde-Powlett, of Bolton Hall, co. York (b. 16 Oct 1787; d. 31 Jan 1843), mar. 7 Feb 1811 Letitia O'Brien (d. 9 Mar 1859), illegit. dau. of Henry O'Brien, of Blatherwick Park, co. Northampton, and had issue:

1a. William Henry Orde-Powlett, later 3rd Baron Bolton

2a. Rev Hon Thomas Orde-Powlett, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron, Rector of Wensley, co. York (b. 24 Jan 1822; d. 12 Sep 1894), mar. 19 Feb 1846 Elizabeth Jane Wyvill (d. 31 Mar 1906), 3rd dau. of Marmaduke Wyvill JP DL, of Constable Burton, co. York, and had issue

3a. Hon Amias Charles Orde-Powlett JP DL, of Thorney Hall, Leyburn, co. York, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron (b. 22 Apr 1828; d. 30 Sep 1899), mar. 14 Jul 1852 Anne Martha Topham (d. 21 Feb 1917), only child of Christopher Topham, of Middleham Hall, co. York, and had issue

died

30 Jul 1807 (bur. at Old Basing, co. Hampshire)

created

20 Oct 1797 Baron Bolton, of Bolton Castle in the County of York

suc. by

son

note

Auditor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1772-74; Receover-General of the Duchy 1774-1807;FSA 1775; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Aylesbury 1780-84, for Harwicj 1784-96, and for Rathcormick 1784-90; Under Home Secretary 1782; Secretary to the Treasury 1782-83; Privy Councillor [I] 1784; Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1784-87; Privy Councillor [GB] 1785; a Member of the Board of Trade 1786-1807; Governor of the Isle of Wight 1791-1807; having succeeded to Bolton Castle, co. York, Hackwood Park, co. Hampshire, and other estates in right of his wife on the death of the last Duke of Bolton in 1794, he took the for himself and his issue the surname of Powlett after that of Orde by Royal Warrant 1795; Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire 1800-07

 

William Powlett [Orde later Orde-Powlett], 2nd Baron Bolton

born

31 Oct 1782

mar.

8 May 1810 Hon Maria Carleton (b. 20 Aufg 1777; dsp. 16 Nov 1863; bur. at Old Basing, co. Hampshire), 1st dau. of Guy [Carleton], 1st Baron Dorchester, by his wife Lady Mary Howard, 3rd dau. of Thomas [Howard], 2nd Earl of Effingham

died

s.p. 13 Jul 1850 (bur. at Old Basing, co. Hampshire)

suc. by

nephew

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) 1807

 

William Henry [Orde-Powlett], 3rd Baron Bolton

born

24 Feb 1818

mar.

12 Mar 1844 his cousin Laetita Crawfurd (b. c. 1826; d. 4 Jan 1882), yst. dau. of Col Robert Crawfurd, of Newfield, co. Ayr

children

1. Hon William Thomas Orde-Powlett, later 4th Baron Bolton

2. Hon Henry Robert Orde-Powlett (b. 20 Sep 1846; d. 9 Feb 1915), mar. 2 Aug 1877 Henrietta Cathcart de Trafford (d. 14 Feb 1934), only dau. of John Randolphus de Trafford JP, of Croston Hall, Preston, co. Lancaster (by his wife Lady Adelaide Cathcart, 3rd dau. of Charles Murray [Cathcart], 2nd Earl Cathcart), 3rd son of Sir Thomas Joseph Trafford later de Trafford, 1st Bt., of Trafford, co. Lancaster, and had issue

3. Hon Frederick Orde-Powlett (b. 8 Nov 1849; dvp. 3 Jul 1858)

4. Hon Amias Lucien Orde-Powlett (b. 7 Aug 1855; d. 6 May 1905)

1. Hon Jean Mary Orde-Powlett (d. 27 Jan 1931), mar. 28 Nov 1866 Col Hon Augustus Murray Cathcart (b. 18 Aug 1830; d. 14 Jul 1914), 2nd son of Charles Murray [Cathcart], 2nd Earl Cathcart, by his wife Henrietta Mather, 2nd dau. of Thomas Mather, and had issue

died

7 Nov 1895 (bur. at Wensley, co. York)

suc. by

son

note

on succeeding his uncle in the family estates, he made Bolton Hall, co. York, his principal home and rented out Hackwood Park, co. Hampshire

 

William Thomas [Orde-Powlett], 4th Baron Bolton

born

31 Jan 1845

mar.

13 Aug 1868 Lady Algitha Frederica Mary Lumley (b. 23 Nov 1847; d. 22 Jun 1919), 1st dau. of Richard George [Lumley], 9th Earl of Scarbrough, by his wife Frederica Mary Adeliza Drummond, 2nd dau. of Andrew Robert Drummond, of Cadland Park, co. Hampshire

children

1. Hon William George Algar Orde-Powlett, later 5th Baron Bolton

1. Algitha Alkenda Brenda Orde-Powlett (b. 29 Jun 1871; dvp. 3 Nov 1871)

2. Rhoda Lelia Alice Orde-Powlett (b. 8 Jun 1875; dvp. 15 Jul 1890)

3. Hon Myra Rowena Sibell Orde-Powlett CStJ (b. 22 Dec 1879; d. 27 Oct 1973), mar. 16 Apr 1901 William Thomas Brownlow [Cecil], 5th Marquess of Exeter, and had issue

died

14 Aug 1922

suc. by

son

note

Cornet of Hussars 1862; FSA 1903

 

William George Algar [Orde-Powlett], 5th Baron Bolton, JP

born

21 Aug 1869

mar.

6 Jun 1893 Hon Elizabeth Mary Gibson (d. 9 Dec 1943), 1st dau. of Edward [Gibson], 1st Baron Ashbourne, by his wife Frances Maria Adelaide, 2nd dau. of Henry Jonathan Cope Colles

children

1. Lieut William Percy Orde-Powlett (b. 7 Apr 1894; killed in action vp. 17 May 1915)

2. Hon Nigel Amyas Orde-Powlett, later 6th Baron Bolton

1. Hon Elaine Letitia Algitha Orde-Powlett (b. 20 Feb 1895; d. 1984), mar. 10 Sep 1922 Rt Rev Percy Mark Herbert KCVO DD, Bishop Suffragan of Kingston-upon-Thames 1922-26, Bishop of Blackburn 1926-42, Clerk of the Closet to King George VI 1942-52 and to Queen Elizabeth II 1952-63, Bishop of Norwich 1942-59 (b. 24 Apr 1885; d. 22 Jan 1968), 2nd son of Maj Gen Hon William Henry Herbert JP, of Winsley Hall, Shrewsbury (by his wife Sybella Augusta Milbank, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Mark William Vane Milbank DL, of Thorp Perrow and Barningham Park, co. York), 5th son of Edward [Clive later Herbert], 2nd Earl of Powis, and had issue

died

11 Dec 1944

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Richmond 1910-18; in 1935 he sold the Hackwood, Winslade and Basing estates to Sir William Berry, later 1st Viscount Camrose; Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire 1935-44

 

Nigel Amyas [Orde-Powlett], 6th Baron Bolton, JP DL

born

26 Mar 1900

mar.

11 Jun 1928 Victoria Mary Villiers (d. 1 Nov 1933), 1st dau. of Henry Montagu Villiers MVO, of Helmsley, co. York, by his wife Carmen Luhrsen, dau. of Dr Luhrsen, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Germany in the Republic of Colombia

children

1. Hon Richatd William Algar Orde-Powlett, later 7th Baron Bolton

2. Hon (Patrick) Christopher Orde-Powlett ARICS, of Little Bordeaux, Little Chesterford, co. Essex (b. 9 Apr 1931). mar. 29 Sep 1962 Elizabeth Jane Kent, dau. of Arthur Spencer Kent, of The Thatched House, Worlington, Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk, and has issue

died

15 Jun 1963

suc. by

son

 

Richard William Algar [Orde-Powlett], 7th Baron Bolton ,FRICS

born

11 Jul 1929

mar. (1)

31 Jul 1951 (div. 1981) Hon Christine Helena Weld-Forester, 1st dau. of Cecil George Wilfred [Weld-Forester], 7th Baron Forester, by his wife Marie Louise Priscilla Perrott, 1st dau. of Col Sir Herbert Charles Perrott, 6th Bt. CH CB

children by first wife

1. Hon Harry Algar Nigel Orde-Powlett, later 8th Baron Bolton

2. Hon Michael Brooke Orde-Powlett, of Wavering Down Farm, Webbington Cross, Axbridge (b. 21 Apr 1959), mar. 1985 Kate Mary Laing, dau. of George William Laing, of Newsham, co. York, and has issue

1. Hon Rosemary Victoria Orde-Powlett (b. 14 Jun 1952), mar. 14 Dec 1974 (John) Richard Bentley North, of Boddington, Western Australia, Australia, son of W A North, of Harare, Zimbabwe, and has issue

mar. (2)

26 Jun 1981 (div. 1990) Masha Anne Hudson, only dau. of Maj Francis Edward Hudson, of Winterfield House, Hornby, Bedale, co. York

mar. (3)

24 Jul 1991 Lavinia Fenton (former wife of ..... Fenton), dau. of William Edward Wright

died

29 Jul 2001

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Harry Algar Nigel [Orde-Powlett], 8th Baron Bolton

born

14 Feb 1954

mar.

1977 Philippa Anne Tapply (b. c. 1951; d. 16 May 2016), dau. of Maj Peter L Tapply, of The Haylings, Imperial Road, Malvern, co. Essex, by his wife Sarah Audrey Barlow

children

1. Capt Hon Thomas Peter Algar Orde-Powlett MC (b. 16 Jul 1979), mar. May 2008 Katie J Gribble, dau. of Edward Gribble, of Beddingham, co. Sussex, and has issue:

1a. Hector Percy Algar Orde-Powlett (b. 21 Apr 2009)

2a. Rufus William Henry Orde-Powlett (b. 1 Jun 2014)

1a. Flora Alice Orde-Powlett (b. 3 Apr 2011)

2a. Cressida Helena Christine Orde-Powlett (b. 6 Sep 2012)

2. Hon Benjamin William Orde-Powlett (b. 23 May 1981)

3. Hon Nicholas Mark Orde-Powlett (b. 1985)

 

Last updated 31 May 2016

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Title:

8th Baron Bolton, of Bolton Castle in the County of York

(Great Britain, let. pat. 20 Oct 1797)

 

Address:

Wensley Hall, Wensley, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 4HN

Tel:  01969 22303

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