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Boyne, Viscount (I, 1717)

 

Creation: let. pat. 20 Aug 1717

 

Family name: Hamilton later Hamilton-Russell

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Arms:

Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Argent between two Chevronels a Cinquefoil the whole between three Crosses Crosslet fitchée Sable (Russell);  2nd and 3rd, Gules three Cinquefoils pierced Ermine (Hamilton)

Crests:

1st:  A Goat passant Argent collared gemelle and charged on the body with an Escallop Sable (Russell);  2nd: Out of a Ducal Crown Or an Oak Tree fructed proper and penetrated transversely in the main stem by a Frame-saw proper the Frame Gold and above the motto "Through" (Hamilton)

Supporters:

On either side a Mermaid proper Hair disheveled Or and each holding in the exterior hand a Mirror of the last

Motto:

Nec Timeo Nec Sperno (I neither fear nor despise)

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Gustavus [Hamilton], 1st Baron Hamilton later 1st Viscount Boyne, PC

3rd son of Hon Sir Frederick Hamilton, of Manor Hamilton, Dromahaire, co. Leitrim (by his first wife Sidney Vaughan, dau. and hrss. of Sir John Vaughan, Governor of Londonderry), 2nd son of Claud [Hamilton], 1st Lord Paisley

born

1642

mar.

Elizabeth Brooke (d. 28 Dec 1721), 1st dau. of Sir Henry Brooke, of Brookesborough, co. Fermanagh, by his third wife Anne St George, 4th dau. of Sir George St George, of Carrickdrumrusk, co. Leitrim

children

1. Hon Frederick Hamilton (dvp. 10 Dec 1715), mar. 1 Sep 1707 Sophia Hamilton (d. 6 May 1748), sister of James [Hamilton], 1st Earl of Clanbrassil, and 1st dau. of James Hamilton, of Tollymore, co. Down, by his wife Hon Anne Mordaunt, sister of Charles [Mordaunt], 3rd Earl of Peterborough, and 3rd dau. of John [Mordaunt], 1st Viscount Mordaunt, and had issue:

1a. Gustavus Hamilton, later 2nd Viscount Boyne

2. Hon Gustavus Hamilton MP, of Redwood, King's County (d. 26 Feb 1733/4), mar. Jan 1717 Hon Dorothea Bellew (b. 1696; mar. (2) Capt David Dickson), only dau. of Richard [Bellew], 3rd Baron Bellew, by his wife Hon Frances Brudenell, sister of George [Brudenell], 3rd Earl of Cardigan, and 2nd dau. of Hon Francis Brudenell, styled Lord Brudenell (by his wife Lady Francis Savile, sister and sole hrss. of James [Savile], 2nd Earl of Sussex, and only dau. by his second wife of Thomas [Savile], 1st Earl of Sussex), 1st son and heir ap. by his second wife of Robert [Brudenell], 2nd Earl of Cardigan, and had issue:

1a. Frederick Hamilton, later 3rd Viscount Boyne

2a. Richard Hamilton, later 4th Viscount Boyne

1a. Catherine Hamilton, mar. 1744 Edward Lovibond, of Elm Lodge, Hampton, co. Surrey, the poet (d. 27 Sept 1775), and had issue

3. Hon Henry Hamilton MP, Collector for the Port of Cork (b. Feb 1692; d. 3 Jun 1743), mar. 27 Oct 1722 Mary Dawson (d. 1770), 1st dau. of Joshua Dawson, of Castle Dawson, co. Derry, and had issue

1. Hon Elizabeth Hamilton, mar. Charles Lambart MP (d. 1 Sep 1753), only surv. son of Hon Oliver Lambart MP (by his second wife Eleanor Crane, only child of Simon Crane, of the Great Forest, Dublin), 2nd surv. son of Charles [Lambart], 1st Earl of Cavan, and had issue

died

16 Sep 1723 (bur. at Stackallan, co. Meath)

created

20 Oct 1715 Baron Hamilton, of Stackallan in the County of Meath

20 Aug 1717 Viscount Boyne

suc. by

grandson

note

Col, 20th Regiment of Foot 1689-1706; sided with the Protestants in 1689, defending Coleraine and Derry against the Irish, fought at the Battle of the Boyne and at the storming of Athlone; Governor of Athlone; Member of Parliament for co. Donegal 1692-93, 1695-99 and 1703-13 and for Strabane 1713-14; Brig General 1696; Maj General 1704; Privy Councillor [I] 1710

 

Gustavus [Hamilton], 2nd Viscount Boyne, PC

born

1710

died

18 Apr 1746 (bur. at Stackallan, co. Meath)

suc. by

cousin

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Newport, Isle of Wight 1736-41; Privy Councillor [I] 1736; Commissioner of the Revenue 1737-46

 

Frederick [Hamilton], 3rd Viscount Boyne

bapt.

9 Nov 1718

mar. (1)

25 Aug 1737 Elizabeth Hadley, dau. of Benjamin Hadley, a blacksmith, of Tullamore, King's County

mar. (2)

Jul 1746 during the lifetime of his first wife Bridget Mooney, dau. of Lt Col ..... Mooney

died

s.p. legit. 2 Jan 1772 (bur. in St Paul's Church, Dublin)

suc. by

brother

 

Richard [Hamilton], 4th Viscount Boyne

born

24 Mar 1724

mar.

Georgiana Bury, 2nd dau. of William Bury, of Shannon Grove, co. Limerick, by his wife Hon Jane Moore, sister and hrss. in her issue of Charles [Moore], 1st Earl of Charleville, and only dau. by his first wife of John [Moore], 1st Baron Moore of Tullamore

children

1. Hon Gustavus Hamilton, later 5th Viscount Boyne

2. Capt Hon Charles Hamilton (b. 6 Oct 1750; d. 1794), mar. (1) 1782 Anne Mansel (b. c. 1710; widow of Rawleigh Dawkin Mansel, of Court Pembrey; dsp. May 1785), and (2) Sep 1785 ..... Lister, dau. of Christopher Kirwan Lister

3. Hon Richard Hamilton (b. 1774)

1. Hon Catherine Hamilton, mar. 1773 Hugh Lyons Montgomery, of Belhaval, co. Leitrim

2. Hon Mary Hamilton

3. Hon Barbara Hamilton

4. Hon Sophia Hamilton, mar. (1) William John Lowe, and (2) Rev Bigoe Henzell, Rector of Kilwahon, co. Cork

5. Hon Anne Hamilton (d. 1828), mar. Thomas Craven

died

30 Jul 1789

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Navan 1755-60; Sheriff of co. Meath 1766

 

Gustavus [Hamilton], 5th Viscount Boyne

born

20 Dec 1749

mar.

1 Apr 1773 Martha Matilda Somerville (mar. (2) 11 Jul 1821 Sir Thomas Webb, 6th Bt., of Odstock, co. Wiltshire;  d. 16 Sep 1826), only dau. of Sir Quaile Somerville, 2nd Bt., of Brownstone, co. Meath, by his second wife Sarah Towers, 1st dau. of Thomas Towers, of Archerstown, co. Meath, and Borrisokane, co. Tipperary

children

1. Hon Gustavus Hamilton, later 6th Viscount Boyne

2. Hon Richard Somerville Hamilton RN (b. 1 Jun 1778)

1. Hon Sarah Hamilton (d. 1849), mar. 1809 Rev George Monk

2. Hon Georgiana Hamilton, mar. Henry Woodgate

died

29 Dec 1816

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of co. Meath 1774

 

Gustavus [Hamilton], 6th Viscount Boyne

born

12 Apr 1777

mar.

4 Aug 1796 Harriet Baugh (bapt. 4 Oct 1778; d. 1 Nov 1854), only dau. and hrss. of Benjamin Baugh, of Burwarton House, Bridgnorth, co. Salop., by his wife Elizabeth Holland

only child

1. Hon Gustavus Frederick John James Hamilton later Hamilton-Russell, later 7th Viscount Boyne

died

30 Mar 1855

suc. by

son

 

Gustavus Frederick John James [Hamilton later Hamilton-Russell], 7th Viscount Boyne

born

11 May 1797

mar.

9 Sep 1828 Emma Maria Russell (d. 29 Apr 1870), sister and hrss. of William Russell, of Brancepeth Castle, co. Durham, and dau. of Matthew Russell MP, of Brancepeth Castle, co. Durham, by his wife Elizabeth Tennyson, dau. of George Tennyson, of Bayons Manor, co. Lincoln

children

1. Hon Gustavus Russell Hamilton later Hamilton-Russell, later 8th Viscount Boyne

1. Hon ..... Hamilton (b. and dvp. Feb 1834)

died

27 Oct 1872

created

31 Aug 1866 Baron Brancepeth, of Brancepeth in the County Palatine of Durham

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of Shropshire 1841; took the additional name of Russell by Royal Licence 1850

 

Gustavus Russell [Hamilton later Hamilton-Russell], 8th Viscount Boyne

born

28 May 1830

mar.

2 Sep 1858 Lady Katharine Frances Scott (b. 15 Dec 1837; d. 19 May 1903), 3rd dau. of John [Scott], 2nd Earl of Eldon, by Hon Louisa Duncombe, 2nd dau. of Charles [Duncombe], 1st Baron Feversham

children

1. Gustavus Claud Hamilton (b. 29 Dec 1861; dvp. 9 Feb 1862)

2. Hon Gustavus William Hamilton-Russell, later 9th Viscount Boyne

3. Hon Frederick Gustavus Hamilton-Russell JP DL (b. 12 Jun 1867; dsp. 3 Oct 1841), mar. 27 Apr 1897 his cousin Lady Margaret Rachel Scott (b. 5 Apr 1874; dsp. 27 Jan 1938), 2nd dau. of John [Scott], 3rd Earl of Eldon, by his wife Henrietta Minna Turnor, dau. of Capt Henry Martin Turnor

4. Hon Claud Eustace Hamilton-Russell JP DL (b. 4 Mar 1871; d. 7 May 1948), mar. 11 Apr 1899 Maria Lindsay Wood JP (d. 26 Jan 1963), 1st dau. of Sir Lindsay Wood, 1st Bt., of The Hermitage, co. Durham, by his wife Emma Barrett, 4th dau. of Samuel Goodwin Barrett, of Heighington, co Durham, and had issue

5. Maj Hon Arthur Hamilton-Russell, served in the South African War 1899-1902 and with the British Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders in the First World War 1915-18 (b. 8 Sep 1872; d. 9 Feb 1951), mar. 14 Jun 1905 Marion Lilias Harris (d. 15 Jan 1934), yst. dau. of Henry Harris, of Steventon, Whitchurch, and had issue

6. Hon Eustace Scott Hamilton-Russell OBE JP OStJ (b. 7 Feb 1878; d. 3 Nov 1962), mar. 27 Jun 1906 Olive Mary Woolryche-Whitmore (d. 6 Oct 1951), 2nd dau. of Col Francis Alexander Woolryche-Whitmore JP, of Dudmaston, co. Shropshire, and had issue

7. Hubert Hamilton-Russell (b. 13 Feb 1886; dvp. 7 Mar 1886)

1. Louisa Hamilton-Russell (dvp. 23 May 1861)

2. Emma Maria Hamilton-Russell (dvp. 30 May 1861)

3. Hon Alice Katharine Hamilton-Russell (b. c. 1863; dsp. 17 Nov 1959), mar. 27 Jul 1888 Capt Wyndham Paulet St John-Mildmay JP, of Hazlegrove, co. Somerset (b. 21 Jan 1855; d. 2 Mar 1934), 1st son of Rev Charles Arundell St John-Mildmay JP, of Hazlegrove, co. Somerset, by his wife Harriet Louisa Neville-Grenville, dau. of Very Rev Hon George Neville later Neville-Grenville, Dean of Windsor

4. Hon Maud Harriet Hamilton-Russell (d. 19 Apr 1951)

5. Hon Constance Elizabeth Hamilton-Russell (d. 27 Sep 1924), mar. 9 Aug 1898 Very Rev Albert Victor Baillie KCVO DD, Dean of Windsor (b. 5 Aug 1864; d. 3 Nov 1955), 3rd son of Evan Peter Montagu Baillie, Yr. of Dochfour, Secretary to the Legation at Stuttgart, by his wife Lady Frances Anna Bruce, Lady-in-Waiting to HR & IH the Duchess of Edinburgh, 3rd dau.by his second wife of Thomas [Bruce], 7th Earl of Elgin, and had issue

6. Hon Florence Rachel Hamilton-Russell (d. 3 Apr 1957)

died

30 Dec 1907 (bur. at Brancepeth, co. Durham)

suc. by

son

 

Gustavus William [Hamilton-Russell], 9th Viscount Boyne

born

11 Jan 1864

mar.

4 Oct 1906 Lady Margaret Selina Lascelles CBE (b. 11 Aug 1883; d. Dec 1978), only dau. of Henry Ulick [Lascelles], 5th Earl of Harewood, by his wife Lady Florence Katharine Bridgeman, 2nd dau. of Orlando George Charles [Bridgeman], 3rd Earl of Bradford

children

1. Hon Gustavus Lascelles Hamilton-Russell (b. 18 Oct 1907; dvp. Jun 1940), mar. 20 Jan 1931 his second cousin Joan Verena Lloyd-Verney (b. 25 Jan 1908; d. 1 Apr 1938), 1st dau. of Sir Harry Lloyd-Verney GCVO, of The Clochfaen, Llanidloes, Gentleman Usher and Deputy Master of the Household 1907-10, Groom-in-Waiting 1911-31, Private Secretary to Queen Mary 1919-35, Treasurer to Queen Mary 1932-36, Extra Groom-in-Waiting 1931-50, by his wife Lady Joan Elizabeth Mary Cuffe, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Hamilton John Agmondesham [Cuffe], 5th Earl of Desart, and had issue:

1a. Gustavus Michael George Hamilton-Russell, later 10th Viscount Boyne

1a. Charmian Joan Hamilton-Russell (b. 8 Apr 1933; dvp. 12 May 1937)

2. Brig Hon Richard Gustavus Hamilton-Russell DSO LVO DL, Gentleman-at-Arms 1956-99, High Sheriff of Yorkshire 1968 (b. 4 Feb 1909; d. 2 Mar 1999), mar. 17 Jul 1939 Hon Pamela Penelope Cayzer (d. 1987). 1st dau. of Herbert Robert [Cayzer], 1st Baron Rotherwick, by his wife Freda Penelope Rathbourne, dau. of Col William Hans Rathbourne, of Scripplestown and Kilcogy, co. Cavan, and had issue

3. Maj Hon John Hamilton-Russell MC (b. 22 Apr 1911; d. in Sicily Aug 1943), mar. 27 Sep 1937 Lady Diana Legge CStJ (mar. 1 Jun 1946 Brig Adrian Lewis Matthews OBE MC, son of Maj Bertram Henry Matthews; d. 25 Feb 1970), 3rd dau. of William [Legge], 7th Earl of Dartmouth, by his wife Lady Ruperta Wynn-Carrington, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Charles Robert [Carrington later Carington later Wynn-Carrington], 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire, and had issue

4. Hon Michael Gustavus Hamilton-Russell (b. 26 Oct 1912; dvp. 20 Nov 1918)

5. Capt Hon Desmond Claud Hamilton-Russell (b. 11 Aug 1917; d. in Africa 19 Apr 1943)

1. Hon Rosemary Katharine Hamilton-Russell (b. 1 Apr 1921), mar. 23 May 1942 Nigel Ivan [Forbes], 23rd Lord Forbes, and had issue

died

18 Jan 1942

suc. by

grandson

 

Gustavus Michael George [Hamilton-Russell], 10th Viscount Boyne, KCVO JP

born

10 Dec 1931

mar.

11 Apr 1956 Rosemary Anne Stucley (b. 8 Jan 1936), 2nd dau. of Sir Denis Frederick Bankes Stucley, 5th Bt., of Affeton Castle, co. Devon, by his wife Hon Sheila Margaret Warwick Bampfylde, only dau. of George Wentworth Warwick [Bampfylde], 4th Baron Poltimore

children

1. Hon Gustavus Michael Stucley Hamilton-Russell, later 11th Viscount Boyne

1. Hon Caroline Veronica Hamilton-Russell (b. 15 Feb 1957), mar. (1) 25 Oct 1975 (div. 1990) David George Fothergill Banks FRICS, 1st son of Thomas Herbert Fothergill Banks, of Laugherne Hill, Wichenford, Worcester, and (2) 11 Apr 1997 Maj Robert Christopher Rayment Cotterell, of Upper Norton, Bromyard, co. Hereford, 4th son of Lt Col Robert John Cotterell, of Great Oaks, Betchworth, co. surrey, and has issue by her first husband

2. Hon Sara Emma Hamilton-Russell (b. 15 Jul 1959; dsp. and vp. 1989), mar. 24 Oct 1981 (div. 1987) as his first wife Nigel Anthony Twiston-Davies, of Grange Hill Farm, Naunton, Cheltenham, co. Gloucester (b. 16 May 1957), 2nd son of William Anthony Twiston-Davies, of The Mynde, Much Dewchurch, Hereford (by his wife Rosemary Archdale, 1st dau. of Lt Col Audley Quintin Archdale), 1st son of Sir Leonard Twiston-Davies KBE, of Rockfield Park, co. Monmouth

3. Hon Lucy Jane Hamilton-Russell (b. 18 Sep 1961), mar. (1) 6 Aug 1983 (div. 1986) as his first wife Patrick James Bailey, of Upton Court, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye, co. Hereford (b. 17 Mar 1959), 4th son of Sir Derrick Thomas Louis Bailey, 3rd Bt. DFC, of Bluestones, Alderney, Channel Islands, by his first wife (Katherine) Nancy Darling, only dau. of Robert Stormonth Darling WS, of Rosebank, Kelso, and (2) 1989 Simon E H Sherwood, of The Dayhouse, Bredenbury, nr. Bromyard, co. Hereford, son of Nathaniel Edward Carwardine Sherwood, of Easthorpe Hall, Colchester, co. Essex, and has issue by her second husband

died

14 Dec 1995

suc. by

son

 

Gustavus Michael Stucley [Hamilton-Russell], 11th Viscount Boyne

born

27 May 1965

mar. (1)

1 Jun 1991 Lucy Potter (b. 1965), 2nd dau. of George J S Potter, of Foxdale, Bunbury, co. Chester, by his wife Leila O McConomy, 1st dau. of Leslie G McConomy by his wife Amelia Kesler

children by first wife

1. Hon Gustavus Archie Edward Hamilton-Russell (b. 13 Jun 1999)

2. Hon Jack Gustavus Michael Hamilton-Russell (b. 13 Jun 1999)

1. Hon Emelia Rose Hamilton-Russell (b. 25 Jan 1994)

mar. (2)

20 Apr 2013 Julia Howard

note

Lord Boyne and his first wife had an adopted son, Hon Frederick Gustavus George Hamilton-Russell (b. 23 Mar 1997)

 

 Last updated 23 May 2013

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Titles:

11th Viscount Boyne

(Ireland, let. pat. 20 Aug 1717)

11th Baron Hamilton, of Stackallan in the County of Meath

(Ireland, let. pat. 20 Oct 1715)

5th Baron Brancepeth, of Brancepeth in the County Palatine of Durham

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 31 Aug 1866)

 

Address:

Burwarton House, Burwarton, Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 6QH

Tel:  01746 787221

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