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Brownrigg (UK Baronet, 1816)

 

Creation: let.pat. 9 Mar 1816

 

Family name: Brownrigg

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Arms:

Argent a Lion rampant guardant Sable grasping in the dexter paw a Sword Pommel and Hilt Or thereon a Serpent entwined proper between three Crescents Gules, and as an honourable augmentation (granted by King George IV on 23 Mar 1822) a Chief embattled Vert thereon a representation of the Sceptre of the King of Kandy Or and the Banner of the said king being Gules within a Bordure with a Ray of the Sun issuing from each angle a Lion passant Gold holding a Sword proper in saltire the whole ensigned with a representation of the Crown of the kingdom of Kandy also proper

Crests:

1st (of honourable augmentation), A Demi-Kandian proper the body vested Argent and belted Or Cap Gold in the dexter hand a Sword and in the sinister a representation of the Kandian Crown also proper;  2nd, A Mural Crown Or thereon a Sword erect entwined by a Serpent Vert

Motto:

Virescat Vulnere Virtus (Valour strengthens from a wound)

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1st son and heir of Henry Brownrigg, of Rockingham, co. Wicklow, by his wife Mary Alcock, dau. of Michael Alcock, of Norwich, co. Norfolk

General Sir Robert Brownrigg, 1st Bt., GCB

born

8 Feb 1758

mar. (1)

8 Apr 1783 Elizabeth Catherine Lewis (d. 14 Apr 1804), 5th dau. of William Lewis, of Cornwall, Jamaica

children by first wife

1. Lt Col Robert James Brownrigg (b. 23 Dec 1790; dvp. 10 May 1822), mar. 9 Jul 1816 Emma Nisbet, dau. of Maj Gen Colebrooke Nisbet, and had issue:

1a. Sir Robert William Colebrook Brownrigg, 2nd Bt.

2a. Sir Henry Moore Brownrigg, 3rd Bt.

1. Katherine Brownrigg (d. 1 Aug 1834), mar. 2 Oct 1811 Maj Gen Sir John Ross KCB

mar. (2)

27 Jun 1818 Sophia Bissett (d. 25 Apr 1837), dau. of Rev Alexander Bissett DD

died

27 May 1833

suc. by

grandson

note

Col, 9th Foot; Governor of Landguard Fort; Governor of Ceylon 1812 

 

Sir Robert William Colebrook Brownrigg, 2nd Bt.

born

29 Jul 1817

died

6 Aug 1882

suc. by

brother

 

Sir Henry Moore Brownrigg, 3rd Bt.

born

17 Oct 1819

mar.

12 Feb 1863 Ada Cicely Georgina Stone (d. 17 Feb 1911), widow of George Stone, of Blisworth, co. Northampton, and 1st dau. of Sir John Hesketh Lethbridge, 3rd Bt., of Sandhill Park, by his second wife Julia Hoare, 2nd dau. of Sir Henry Hugh Hoare, 3rd Bt., of Barn Elms

children

1. Henry Ernest Brownrigg (b. 28 Aug 1863; dvp. 20 Oct 1882

2. Rear-Admiral Sir Douglas Egremont Robert Brownrigg, 4th Bt., CB RN

1. Ada Brownrigg (d. 26 Oct 1931), mar. 14 Jan 1892 M Drury Lavin, of Heatherden, co. Buckingham (d. 24 Nov 1902), and had issue

2. Beatrice Evans Brownrigg (d. 15 May 1927), mar. 18 Mar 1885 Charles Evan Davies Morgan-Richardson, of Morgenau, Roshil, co. Pembroke (d. 27 Sep 1913), and had issue

died

28 Jan 1900

suc. by

surviving son

 

Rear-Admiral Sir Douglas Egremont Robert Brownrigg, 4th Bt., CB RN

born

25 Jul 1867

mar.

18 Nov 1896 Beatrice Clementi Smith (b. c. 1872; d. 17 Jan 1952), only dau. of Rt Hon Sir Cecil Clementi Smith GCMG, Governor of the Straits Settlements 1887-93 and Lieut-Governor of Ceylon (by his wife Teresa Alice Newcomen), son of Rev John Smith by his wife Cecilia Susanna Clementi, dau. of the composer Muzio Clementi  by his third wife Emma Gisborne

children

1. Robert Cecil Brownrigg (b. 8 Aug 1903; dvp. 19 Jan 1907)

2. Gawen Egremont Brownrigg (b. 15 Jan 1911; dvp. 8 Aug 1938), mar. 10 Sep 1931 (div. 1936) Baroness Lucia von Borosini (mar. (2) 1936 (div. 1941) John Bunham, (3) 1941 (div. 1957) Cdr Edmund Lyford Engel USNR, and (4) 19... Harry Albert Batten; d. 1966), only dau. of Baron Victor von Borosini, and had issue:

1a. Sir Nicholas Gawen Brownrigg, 5th Bt.

1. Juliet Teresa Brownrigg (b. 9 Apr 1908; d. 30 Jan 1947), mar. (1) 12 Nov 1929 (div. 1936) Kenneth George Lampson (b. 4 Jul 1945; d. 27 Sep 1984), 2nd son of Alfred Curtis van Gelderen later Lampson (by his wife Gertrude Mary Howden, dau. of John Howden, of The Strand, London), 1st illegit. son of Sir George Curtis Lampson, 2nd Bt., by his mistress and later 2nd wife Sophia van Gelderen, and (2) 24 Oct 1936 Sydney Victor Hine, only son of Victor Hine

died

14 Feb 1939

suc. by

grandson

note

Naval Attaché in Tokyo 1910-12; Chief Naval Censor Admiralty 1914-18

 

Sir Nicholas Gawen Brownrigg, 5th Bt.

born

22 Dec 1932

mar. (1)

4 Apr 1959 (div. 1985) Linda Louise Lovelace, dau. of Jonathan B Lovelace, of Beverley Hills, California, USA

children by first wife

1. Sir Michael Gawen Brownrigg, 6th Bt.

1. Sylvia Alderyn Brownrigg (b. 16 Dec 1964)

mar. (2)

1971 Valerie Ann Arden, dau. of Julian A Arden, of Livonia, Michigan, USA

died

28 Sep 2018

suc. by

son by first wife

note

served in USNR 1953-55; with Chase-Manhattan Bank, New York 1957-59

 

Sir Michael Gawen Brownrigg, 6th Bt.

born

11 Oct 1961

mar.

19... Dr Margaret Dillon Burchell, dau. of Dr Clay Burchell

only child

1. Nicholas James Brownrigg (b. 7 Jul 1993)

note

in US Foreign Service since 1985

 

Last updated 3 Jul 2019

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Address:

[Address not known]

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