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Bradford, Earl of (UK, 1815)

 

Creation: let. pat. 30 Nov 1815

 

Family name: Bridgeman

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Arms:

Sable ten Plates four three two and one on a Chief Argent a Lion passant Ermines

Crest:

A Demi-Lion rampant Argent holding between the paws a Wreath of Laurel proper

Supporters:

On either side a Lion guardant Gules pellety

Motto:

Nec Timere, Nec Timide (Neither rashly nor timidly)

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Orlando [Bridgeman], 2nd Baron Bradford later 1st Earl of Bradford

1st son and heir of Henry [Bridgeman], 1st Baron Bradford, by his wife Elizabeth Simpson, dau. and hrss. of Rev John Simpson, of Stoke Hall, co. Derby

born

19 Mar 1762

mar.

29 May 1788 Hon Lucy Elizabeth Byng (b. 17 Oct 1766; d. 20 Sep 1844), 1st dau. and cohrss. of George [Byng], 4th Viscount Torrington, by his wife Lady Lucy Boyle, 1st dau. by his second wife of John [Boyle], 5th Earl of Cork

children

1. Hon George Augustus Frederick Henry Bridgeman, later 2nd Earl of Bradford

2. Vice-Admiral Hon Charles Orlando Bridgeman (b. 5 Feb 1791; d. 13 Apr 1860), mar. 2 Jan 1819 Eliza Caroline Chamberlain (b. c. 1799; d. 11 Dec 1887), only dau. of Sir Henry Chamberlain, 1st Bt., by his first wife Elizabeth Harrod, of Exeter, co. Devon, and had issue

3. Capt Hon Orlando Henry Bridgeman (b. 6 May 1794; d. 28 Aug 1827), mar. 5 Jul 1817 Lady Selina Needham (d. 10 Jan 1876), 4th dau. of Francis [Needham], 1st Earl of Kilmorey, by his wife Anne Fisher, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Fisher, of Acton, co. Middlesex, and had issue

4. Rev Hon Henry Edmund Bridgeman, Rector of Blymhill, co. Stafford (b. 18 Oct 1795; d. 15 Nov 1872), mar. 25 Aug 1820 his cousin Louisa Elizabeth Simpson (d. 23 Mar 1880), dau. of Hon John Bridgeman later Simpson, of Babworth, co. Nottingham (by his first wife Henrietta Frances Worsley, only dau. of Sir Thomas Worsley, 6th Bt., of Appuldercombe, Isle of Wight), 2nd son of Henry [Bridgeman], 1st Baron Bradford, and had issue

died

7 Sep 1825

created

30 Nov 1815 Viscount Newport, of Newport in the County of Shropshire, and Earl of Bradford

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Wigan 1784-1800; suc. his father 5 Jun 1800 as 2nd Baron Bradford

 

George Augustus Frederick Henry [Bridgeman], 2nd Earl of Bradford

born

28 Oct 1789

mar. (1)

5 Mar 1818 Georgina Elizabeth Moncreiffe (b. c. 1790; d. 12 Oct 1842), only dau. of Sir Thomas Moncreiffe of that Ilk, 5th Bt., by his wife Lady Elizabeth Ramsay, 2nd dau. of George [Ramsay], 8th Earl of Dalhousie

children by first wife

1. Hon Orlando George Charles Bridgeman, later 3rd Earl of Bradford

2. Rev Hon George Thomas Orlando Bridgeman, Rector of Wigan, co. Lancaster, Chaplain-in-Ordinary to Queen Victoria (b. 21 Aug 1823; d. 25 Nov 1895), mar. 25 Jun 1850 Emily Mary Bagot (d. 13 Dec 1853), dau. of Rt Rev Hon Richard Bagot DD, Bishop of Bath and Wells 1845-54 (by his wife Lady Harriet Villiers, 4th dau. of George Bussy [Villiers], 4th Earl of Jersey), 3rd son of William [Bagot], 1st Baron Bagot, and had issue

3. Rev Hon John Robert Orlando Bridgeman, Rector of Weston-under-Lizard, co. Shropshire, Rural Dean of Brewood (b. 18 Aug 1831; d. 26 Nov 1897), mar. 5 Jun 1862 Marianne Caroline Clive (d. 19 Feb 1930), only dau. of Ven William Clive, Archdeacon of Montgomery, and had issue:

1a. William Clive Bridgeman, later 1st Viscount Bridgeman

1. Lady Mary Selina Bridgeman (b. c. 1830; d. 12 Jul 1889), mar. 20 Oct 1852 Hon Robert Clive later Windsor-Clive MP (b. 24 May 1824; dvm. 4 Aug 1859), 1st son and heir of Hon Robert Henry Clive MP, of Oakly Park, co. Shropshire (by his wife Lady Harriet Hickman, suo jure Baroness Windsor, sister and cohrss. of Other Archer [Windsor], 6th Earl of Plymouth, and 2nd dau. of Other Hickman [Windsor], 5th Earl of Plymouth), 2nd son of Edward [Clive], 1st Earl of Powis, and had issue

mar. (2)

30 Oct 1849 his brother's sister-in-law Helen Moncreiffe (widow of Sir David Moncreiffe, 6th Bt.;  d. 25 Apr 1869), 2nd dau. of Capt Aeneas Mackay, of Scotstoun, co. Peebles

died

22 Mar 1865

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Orlando George Charles [Bridgeman], 3rd Earl of Bradford PC

born

24 Apr 1819

mar.

30 Apr 1844 Hon Selina Louisa Weld-Forester (d. 25 Nov 1894), 5th dau. of Cecil [Weld-Forester], 1st Baron Forester, by his wife Lady Katharine Mary Manners, 2nd dau. of Charles [Manners], 4th Duke of Rutland

children

1. Hon George Cecil Orlando Bridgeman, later 4th Earl of Bradford

2. Brig Gen Hon Francis Charles Bridgeman, Member of Parliament for Bolton 1885-95, commanded Staffordshire Infantry Brigade 1892-99 (b. 4 Jul 1846; d. 14 Sep 1917), mar. (1) 26 Jul 1883 Gertrude Cecilia Hanbury (d. 11 Mar 1911), 1st dau. of George Hanbury, of Blythewood, co. Berkshire, and (2) 27 Nov 1813 Agnes Florence Briscoe (d. 3 Dec 1946), dau. of Richard Holt Briscoe, and had issue by his first wife

1. Lady Mabel Selina Bridgeman (d. 28 Jan 1933), mar. 22 Feb 1887 Col Rt Hon William Slaney Kenyon-Slaney DL, Member of Parliament for Shropshire 1886-1908, of Hatton Grange, co. Shropshire (b. 24 Aug 1847; d. 24 Apr 1908), 1st son and heir of Lt Col William Kenyon later Kenyon-Slaney, of Hatton Grange, co. Shropshire (by his wife Frances Catherine Slaney, dau. and cohrss. of Robert Aglionby Slaney, of Hatton Grange, co. Shropshire), 3rd son of Hon Thomas Kenyon, of Pradoe, co. Shropshire, Clerk of the Outlawries in the Court of King's Bench (by his wife Louisa Charlotte Lloyd, dau. of Rev John Robert Lloyd, of Aston Hall, co. Warwick), 3rd son of Lloyd [Kenyon], 1st Baron Kenyon, and had issue

2. Lady Florence Katherine Bridgeman DStJ (d. 5 May 1943), mar. 5 Nov 1881 Henry Ulick [Lascelles], 5th Earl of Harewood, and had issue

died

9 Mar 1898

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for South Shropshire 1842-65; Privy Councillor 1852; Vice-Chamberlain of the Household 1852 and 1858-89; Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1866-68;  Master of the Horse 1874-80 and 1885-86; Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire 1875-96

 

George Cecil Orlando [Bridgeman], 4th Earl of Bradford

born

3 Feb 1845

mar.

7 Sep 1869 his second cousin Lady Ida Annabella Frances Lumley DGStJ (b. 28 Nov 1848; d. 22 Aug 1936), 2nd dau. of Richard George [Lumley], 9th Earl of Scarbrough, by his wife Frederica Mary Adeliza Drummond, 2nd dau. of Andrew Robert Drummond, of Cadlands , co. Hampshire

children

1. Hon Orlando Bridgeman, later 5th Earl of Bradford

2. Cdr Hon Richard Orlando Beaconsfield Bridgeman DSO RN (b. 28 Feb 1879; d. 9 Jan 1917)

3. Lt Col Hon Henry George Orlando Bridgeman DSO MC DL (b. 15 Aug 1882; d. 19 May 1972), mar. 30 Dec 1930 Joan Constable-Maxwell (b. 22 Mar 1901; d. 1991), 4th dau. of Hon Bernard Constable-Maxwell, of Fairlie House, Beauly (by his second wife Hon Alice Mary Charlotte Fraser, 2nd dau. of Simon [Fraser], 13th Lord Lovat), 4th son of William [Constable-Maxwell], 10th Lord Herries of Terregles, and had issue

1. Lady Beatrice Adine Bridgeman OBE (b. 2 Dec 1870; d. 27 Jun 1952), mar. 28 Jun 1894 Col Rt Hon Ernest George Pretyman DL, of Orwell Park and Bacton, co. Suffolk, and Riby Grove, co. Lincoln, Member of Parliament for Woodbridge 1895-1906 and for Chelmsford 1908-23, Civil Lord of the Admiralty 1900-03 and 1916-19 (b. 13 Nov 1859; d. 26 Nov 1931), 1st son of Rev Canon Frederick Pretyman, Rector of Great Carlton, co. Lincoln, by his wife Georgina Elizabeth Knight, dau. of Edward Knight, of Chawton House, co. Hampshire, and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Alice Bridgeman (b. 20 Jan 1872; d. 7 Aug 1954), mar. 20 Jan 1893 John Charles [Montagu-Douglas-Scott], 7th Duke of Buccleuch, and had issue

3. Lady Helena Mary Bridgeman OStJ (b. 16 Jul 1875; d. 27 Aug 1947), mar. 8 Jan 1898 Osbert Cecil [Molyneux], 6th Earl of Sefton, and had issue

4. Lady Florence Sibell Bridgeman (b. 24 Mar 1877; d. 16 Jun 1936), mar. 10 Feb 1904 Ronald Collet Norman, of Moor Place, Much Hadham, co. Hertford (b. 13 Nov 1873; d. 5 Dec 1963), 2nd son of Frederick Henry Norman, of Moor Place, Much Hadham, co. Hertford, by his wife Lina Susan Penelope Collet, only dau. of Sir Mark Wilks Collet, 1st Bt., and had issue

died

2 Jan 1915

suc.

by son

note

an officer in the Life Guards' Member of Parliament (Conservative) for North Shropshire 1867-85

 

Orlando [Bridgeman], 5th Earl of Bradford

born

6 Oct 1873

mar.

21 Jul 1904 Hon Margaret Cecilia Bruce (b. 28 Oct 1882; d. 16 Apr 1949), 1st dau. of Henry Campbell [Bruce], 2nd Baron Aberdare, by his wife Constance Mary Beckett, only dau. of Hamilton Beckett

children

1. Hon Gerald Michael Orlando Bridgeman, later 6th Earl of Bradford

1. Lady (Helen) Diana Bridgeman (b. 22 Jun 1907; d. 7 May 1967), mar. 10 Feb 1930 (div. 1962) as his second wife Sir Robert Henry Edward Abdy, 5th Bt., and had issue

2. Lady Ursula Mary Bridgeman (b. 12 Jul 1909; dvp. 6 May 1912)

3. Lady Anne Pamela Bridgeman (b. 12 Jun 1913), mar. 19 Jul 1939 (div. 1950) as his first wife Weetman John Churchill [Pearson], 3rd Viscount Cowdray, and has issue

4. Lady Joan Serena Bridgeman (b. 29 May 1916; dvp. 23 Jul 1935)

died

21 Mar 1957

suc. by

son

note

Private Secretary to the Prime Minister 1898-1900 (Marquess of Salisbury) and 1902-05 (A J Balfour); Lt Col, 3rd Battalion Royal Scots Guards, serving in South Africa 1900-02 and World War I 1915-17; Government Whip 1919-24

 

Gerald Michael Orlando [Bridgeman], 6th Earl of Bradford

born

29 Sep 1911

mar.

31 Oct 1946 Mary Willoughby Montgomery (d. 1986), 1st dau. of Lt Col Thomas Hassard Montgomery DSO, of Cadogan House, Shrewsbury

children

1. Hon Richard Thomas Orlando Bridgeman, later 7th Earl of Bradford

2. Hon Charles Gerald Orlando Bridgeman, of Albion Hayes Farm, Bomere Heath, co. Shropshire (b. 25 Jun 1954), mar. 17 Jan 1982 Nicola Marie-Thérèse Sales, only dau. of Brian Sales, of Congleton, co. Chester, and has issue

1. Lady Serena Mary Bridgeman (b. 1 Jul 1949; d. 16 Jan 2001), mar. 27 Apr 1978 (div. 1989) Richard Arnold Andrew (d. 2000), 2nd son of John Ramsay Arnold, of St Saviour's, Guernsey, Channel Islands

2. Lady Caroline Louise Bridgeman (b. 18 Apr 1952), mar. 5 Oct 1974 Brian Martin Garnell, of 16 Holland Park Avenue, London W11, only son of Henry Joseph Garnell, of Woodhay, Manaden, Bishop's Stortford, co. Hertford, and had issue

died

30 Aug 1981

suc. by

son

note

Captain, Shropshire Yeomanry RAC (TARO), World War II; President, Country Landowners' Association 1955-57; Crown Estate Commissioner 1956-67; Freeman of Shrewsbury 1957; President, Timber Growers' Organisation 1962-64; Chairman, Forestry Commission GB 1964-66; Chairman, West Midlands Region National Trust 1973-81

 

Richard Thomas Orlando [Bridgeman], 7th Earl of Bradford

born

3 Oct 1947

mar. (1)

15 Sep 1979 (div.) Joanne Elizabeth Miller (mar. (2) 12 Aug 2008 Philip Porter), 1st dau. of Benjamin Miller, of 42 Pembroke Road, London W8

children

1. Hon Alexander Michael Orlando Bridgeman, styled Viscount Newport (b. 6 Sep 1980)

2. Hon Henry Gerald Orlando Bridgeman (b. 18 Apr 1982)

3. Hon Benjamin Thomas Orlando Bridgeman (b. 7 Feb 1987)

1. Lady Alicia Rose Bridgeman (b. 27 Dec 1990)

mar. (2)

30 Aug 2008 Penny Law

note

Chairman, Weston Park Enterprises 1986-99; Proprietor, Porters' Restaurant, Covent Garden, since 1979; Proprietor, The Countess's Arms, Weston Heath, Newport, since 1998

 

Last updated 29 Aug 2008

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Titles:

7th Earl of Bradford

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 30 Nov 1815)

7th Viscount Newport, of Newport in the County of Shropshire

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 30 Nov 1815)

8th Baron Bradford, of Bradford in the County of Shropshire

(Great Britain, let. pat. 13 Oct 1794)

12th Baronet, styled "of Great Lever"

(England, let. pat. 7 Jun 1660)

 

Address:

Woodlands House, Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8PX

Tel Office:  01952 852000

E-Mail:  bradfordr@porter.uk.com

 

Website for Weston Park:

www.weston-park.com

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