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Chetwynd, Viscount (I, 1717)

 

Creation: let. pat. 29 Jun 1717

 

Family name: Chetwynd

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Arms:

Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Azure a Chevron between three Mullets Or (Chetwynd); 2nd and 3rd, Argent three Chevronels Gules each charged with a Mullet of the field a Canton Gules (Casson)

Crest:

A Goat's Head erased Argent horned Or

Supporters:

On either side a Unicorn Argent gorged with a Chaplet of Roses Gules and having a Chain of the same reflexed over the back

Motto:

Probitas Verus Honos (Probity is true honour)

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John Chetwynd MP, of Ridge and Meare, co. Stafford, later of Ingestrie, co. Stafford

born

mar.

Lucy Roane, dau. of Thomas Roane, of Chaldon, co. Surrey

children

1. Walter Chetwynd, later 1st Viscount Chetwynd

2. John Chetwynd, later 2nd Viscount Chetwynd

3. William Richard Chetwynd, later 3rd Viscount Chetwynd

1. Lucy Chetwynd, mar. Edward Yonge, Bath King-of-Arms, and had issue

died

9 Dec 1702

 

Walter [Chetwynd], 1st Viscount Chetwynd

born

c.1677

mar.

27 May 1703 Hon Mary Berkeley, Maid-of-Honour to Queen Anne (b. c. 1671; d. 3 Jun 1741; bur. at Ingestrie, co. Stafford), 1st dau. and cohrss. of John [Berkeley], 4th Viscount Fitzhardinge, by his wife Barbara Villiers, 3rd dau. by his first wife of Sir Edward Villiers, of Richmond, co. Surrey, Knight Marshal

died

s.p. 21 Feb 1735/6 (bur. at Ingestrie, co. Stafford)

created

29 Jun 1717 Baron Rathdowne, of Rathdowne in the County of Dublin, and Viscount Chetwynd, of Bearhaven in the County of Cork, with remainder failing his male issue to the heirs male of his father

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Stafford 1702-11, 1712-22 and 1725-34; Master of the Buckhounds 1705-11; Ranger of St James's Park and Keeper of the Mall 1714-27; High Steward of Stafford 1717

 

John [Chetwynd], 2nd Viscount Chetwynd

born

 

mar.

bef. 1720 ...... (d. 21 Feb 1739; bur. at Ingestrie, co. Stafford)

children

1. Hon John Chetwynd (b. c. 1720; dvp. 30 May 1741)

2. Hon William Richard Chetwynd, Member of Parliament for Stafford 1754-65 (dspm. and vp. Feb 1765), mar. 13 Mar 1753 Elizabeth Wollaston (mar. (2) Dr Jeffrey Thompson MD), 1st dau. of William Wollaston, of St James's Square, co. Middlesex, and had issue:

1a. Isabella Chetwynd, mar. John Parsons

1. Hon Catherine Chetwynd (b. 13 Sep 1722; d. 20 Jan 1785; bur. at Ingestrie, co. Stafford), mar. 1748 Hon John Talbot (d. 23 Sep 1756), 3rd son of Charles [Talbot], 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol, by his wife Cecil Matthews, heiress of the Hensol estates, dau. and hrss. of Charles Matthews, of Castell-y-Mynach, co. Glamorgan, and had issue

2. Hon Frances Chetwynd (dvp. 1805)

died

s.p.m.s. 21 Jun 1767 (bur. at Ingestrie, co. Stafford)

suc. by

brother

note

Receiver General for the Duchy of Lancaster 1702-18; Envoy to Savoy 1706-10; a Lord of Trade 1714-28; Member of Parliament for St Mawes 1715-22, for Stockbridge 1722-34 and for Stafford 1738-47; Envoy to Spain 1717-18; a Lord of the Admiralty 1717-27; Recorder of Stafford 1735; High Steward of Stafford

 

William Richard [Chetwynd], 3rd Viscount Chetwynd

born

1684

mar.

after 3 Jun 1715 Honora Baker (d. 5 Sep 1726), dau. of William Baker, British Consul in Algiers, by his wife Deborah Robinson, dau. of Sir Leonard Robinson, Chamberlain of London

children

1. Hon William Chetwynd, later 4th Viscount Chetwynd

2. Rev Hon John Chetwynd, mar. Judith Pigott, and had issue

1. Hon Deborah Chetwynd (d. 4 Oct 1788)

2. Honora Chetwynd (dvp. 1 Sep 1726)

3. Hon Louisa Chetwynd (d. 12 Nov 1784)

4. Mary Chetwynd (dsp. and vp. Jan 1758), mar. 20 May 1755 as his first wife Rev Hon Richard Henry Roper, Rector of Clones, co. Monaghan (b. Nov 1723; d. Nov 1810), 2nd son of Henry [Roper], 8th Baron Teynham, by his third wife Lady Anne Barrett-Lennard, suo jure Baroness Dacre, widow of her second cousin Richard Barrett-Lennard, of Belhouse, co. Essex, and 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Lennard], 1st Earl of Sussex and 15th Baron Dacre, by his second cousin once removed Lady Anne FitzRoy, 1st illegitimate dau. of King Charles II by his mistress Hon Barbara Villiers later Palmer, suo jure Duchess of Cleveland

died

3 Apr 1770 (bur. at Ashley, co. Stafford)

suc. by

son

note

Envoy to Genoa 1708-12; Member of Parliament for Stafford 1715-22 and 1734-70 and for Plymouth 1722-27; a Lord of the Admiralty 1717-27;  Under Secretary of State for the North 1744-46; Master of the Mint 1744-69

 

William [Chetwynd], 4th Viscount Chetwynd

born

25 Nov 1721

mar.

28 Oct 1751 Susannah Cope (d. 3 Mar 1790; bur. at Lyneham, co. Oxford), yst. dau. of Sir Jonathan Cope, 1st Bt., of Brewerne, co. Oxford, by his wife Mary Jenkinson, only dau. of Sir Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Bt. MP, of Walcot, co. Oxford

children

1. Hon Richard Chetwynd, later 5th Viscount Chetwynd

2. Maj Gen Hon Granville Anson Chetwynd later Chetwynd-Stapylton (b. 1758; d. 2 Dec 1834), mar. 29 Jul 1783 Martha Stapylton (d. 20 Nov 1822), only dau. of Henry Stapylton, of Wighill, co. York, and had issue

1. Hon Susannah Chetwynd (d. 1818), mar. 6 Jun 1782 Munbee Goulburn, of Jamaica

2. Hon Anderlechtia Clarissa Chetwynd (d. 3 Jun 1855), mar. 2 May 1806 as his second wife Lord Robert Seymour-Conway MP (b. 20 Dec 1748;  d. 23 Nov 1831), 3rd son of Francis [Seymour-Conway], 1st Marquess of Hertford, by his wife  Lady Isabella Fitzroy, 2nd dau. of Charles [Fitzroy], 2nd Duke of Grafton

 

died

12 Nov 1791 (bur. in Christ Church, Dublin)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Stockbridge 1747-54; Equerry to the King 1758-60; granted an annual pension of £400 1782

 

Richard [Chetwynd], 5th Viscount Chetwynd

born

29 Sep 1757

mar.

30 Jul 1791 Charlotte Cartwright (b. May 1772; d. 7 Apr 1845), yst. dau. of Thomas Cartwright, of Aynho, co. Northampton, by his wife Mary Catherine Desaguliers, dau. of Maj Gen Thomas Desaguliers, of Graces, in Little Baddow, co. Essex

children

1. Hon Richard Walter Chetwynd, later 6th Viscount Chetwynd

1. Hon Charlotte Chetwynd (d. 13 Nov 1858)

2. Hon Esther Chetwynd (d. 26 Mar 1829), mar. 13 Aug 1825 Edward Goulburn, Serjeant-at-Law (d. 24 Aug 1868)

3. Hon Mary Anne Chetwynd (b. c. 1803; d. 14 Apr 1889)

died

27 Feb 1821

suc. by

son

note

Clerk to the Privy Council, extraordinary 1772-1810 and ordinary 1810-21

 

Richard Walter [Chetwynd], 6th Viscount Chetwynd

born

13/14 Dec 1800

mar. (1)

29 Aug 1822 Mary Moss (d. 5 Dec 1857), niece of Rt Rev Charles Moss DD, Bishop of Oxford, and dau. of Robert Moss, by his wife ..... Weyland, dau. of John Weyland, of Woodeaton

children by first wife

1. Hon Richard Walter Chetwynd, later 7th Viscount Chetwynd

2. Lieut Hon William John Granville Chetwynd (b. 12 Aug 1824; dvp. 11 Jan 1847)

3. Capt Hon Henry Weyland Chetwynd RN (b. 8 Oct 1829; d. 27 Nov 1893), mar. 8 Feb 1858 Julia Bosville Davidson, dau. of Duncan Davidson of Tulloch by his first wife Hon Elizabeth Diana Macdonald, 1st dau. of Godfrey [Macdonald later Bosville later Bosville-Macdonald], 3rd Baron Macdonald, by his wife Louisa Maria La Coast, illeg. dau. of HRH Prince William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, by his mistress Lady Almeria Carpenter, 1st dau. of George [Carpenter], 1st Earl of Tyrconnell, and had issue:

1a. Henry Goulburn Willoughby Chetwynd (b. 12 Dec 1858; d. 1 Jul 1909), mar. 7 Nov 1893 Eva Constance Elizabeth Fanny Berney (d. 16 Aug 1936), 1st dau. of Augustus Berney, of Bracon Hall, co. Norfolk, and had issue:

1b. Dorothy Constance Chetwynd (b. 13 Nov 1895; d. 8 Nov 1963), mar. 20 Oct 1921 Hon Harry Robert Chichester Balfour, son of 1st Baron Kinross, and had issue

2b. Sylvia Evelyn Chetwynd (b. 4 Sep 1902 ; d. 6 Sep 1999), mar. 22 Dec 1931 Anthony Makower (d. 1984), son of Stanley Victor Makower, of Steep, Petersfield, co. Hampshire, and had issue

3b. Enid Elizabeth Chetwynd (b. 29 Jul 1907), mar. 19 Sep 1933 Rev Eric Campbell Douglas (b. c. 1885; d. 12 Jul 1971), son of Dr Justyn G D Douglas, and has issue

2a. Godfrey John Boyle Chetwynd, later 8th Viscount Chetwynd

3a. Rev Hon Walter James Bosville Chetwynd OBE, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1911, Vicar of Penistone with Midhope 1913-15 and Rector of Clifton with Clapton, co. Nottingham 1915 (b. 30 Apr 1865; d. 11 Feb 1920), mar. 5 Mar 1890 Ashton Yate Benyon (d. 2 Apr 1947), dau. of Ashton Benyon, of Sketchworth Park, co. Cambridge, by his wife Mariana Hodnett, yst. dau. of William P Hodnett

4a. Capt Hon Louis Wentworth Pakington Chetwynd RN, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1911 (b. 16 Dec 1866; d. 18 Apr 1914), mar. 17 Jan 1903 Augusta Frances Beverley Robinson (d. 23 Jul 1955), yr. dau. of E R Robinson, of New York, USA, and had issue

1a. Hon Ida Helen Lizzie Chetwynd, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1911 (d. 3 Jan 1950), mar. 14 Nov 1899 Archibald William Merry, of Belladrum, Beauly, co. Inverness, and 18 Hill Street, London W1 (d. 16 Aug 1933), son of James Merry DL MP, of Belladrum, co. Inverness, and had issue

2a. Hon Katharine Adelaide Chetwynd, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1911 (d. 24 Aug 1944), mar. 8 Nov 1893 Douglas Vickers, of Tulloch Castle, Dingwall, and Chapel House, Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London, 1st son of Col Thomas Edward Vickers CB, of Bolsover Hill, Sheffield ,co. York, and had issue

3a. Hon Margaret Diana Hopetoun Chetwynd, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1911 (d. 24 Jul 1927), mar. 2 Jun 1894 Sir Thomas Stanley Birkin, 2nd Bt., of Ruddington Grange, co. Nottingham, and had issue

4. Maj Hon Charles Cornwallis Chetwynd (b. 17 Sep 1834; d. 31 Mar 1884), mar. 30 Oct 1860 Emily Hannah Blaauw (d. 24 Sep 1919), only dau. of W H Blaauw, of Beechland, co. Sussex, and had issue

5. Lt Col Hon Edward John Chetwynd (b. 7 Nov 1839; d. 6 Apr 1896)

1. Hon Mary Henrietta Chetwynd (dsp. 30 Nov 1866), mar. 19 Jul 1855 Robert James Elton, of White Staunton (dsp. 28 Feb 1869)

2. Hon Sophia Catherine Chetwynd (dsp. 3 May 1899), mar. 15 Aug 1871 as his third wife her second cousin Henry Chetwynd-Stapylton, of Shenley Lodge, co. Hertford (b. 12 Mar 1822; d. 21 Jan 1900, 1st son and hr. of Maj Henry Richard Chetwynd-Stapylton (by his wife Margaret Hammond, dau. of George Hammond, of Portland Place, London), 1st son and hr. of Maj Gen Hon Granville Anson Chetwynd later Chetwynd-Stapylton (by his wife Martha Stapylton, only dau. of Henry Stapylton, of Wighill, co. York), 2nd son of William [Chetwynd], 4th Viscount Chetwynd

3. Hon Charlotte Adelaide Chetwynd (d. 16 Sep 1912), mar. 5 Jul 1855 Canon James Augustus Atkinson, Vicar of St Michael's, Coventry (d. 18 Nov 1911), and had issue

4. Hon Julia Chetwynd (dvp. 30 Jan 1861)

5. Hon Susan Margaret Chetwynd (dvp. 13 Feb 1842)

mar. (2)

24 Sep 1861 Mary Hussey (b. c. 1820; dsp. 7 Jun 1901), sole surv. dau. of John Hussey, Recorder of Lyme Regis, co. Dorset

died

6 Dec 1879

suc. by

son by first wife

note

an Officer in the Grenadier Guards

 

Richard Walter [Chetwynd], 7th Viscount Chetwynd

born

26 Jul 1823

mar.

16 Mar 1858 Harriet Johanna Campbell (b. c. 1829; d. 12 Jan 1898), 1st dau .of Walter Campbell, of Sunderland, New Brunswick, Canada

children

1. Maj Hon Richard Walter Chetwynd (b. 27 Nov 1859; dvp. 6 Mar 1908), mar. 8 Jan 1889 (div. 1900) Florence Mary Leyland (d. 28 Apr 1955), only dau. of Col Tom Naylor Leyland, of Nantclwyd, co. Denbigh, by his wife Mary Anne Scarisbrick, dau. of Charles Scarisbrick, of Scarisbrick Hall, co. Lancaster, and had issue:

1a. Mary Eleanora Chetwynd (b. 7 Mar 1890; d. 30 Oct 1936), mar. 6 Oct 1917 as his second wife Maj Robert Charles Otter VD JP DL, of Royston Manor, Clayworth, Retford, co. Nottingham (b. 15 Aug 1853; d. 25 Oct 1939), 2nd but only surv. son of Henry Otter JP, of Swinton House, co. York, by his wife Mary Terry, dau. of Dr William Terry, of Rugby, co. Derby, and had issue

2a. Amélie Mary Chetwynd (b. 2 Feb 1892; d. 19...), mar. 17 Sep 1912 Maj Claude Edward Reynard (b. 9 Feb 880; d. 19...), 1st and only surv. son of Frederick Reynard JP DL:, of Sunderlandwick and Hob Green, co. York, by his wife Edith Maria Greame Lloyd, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Edward Lloyd, of Lingcroft, York, and had issue

1. Hon Eleanora Chetwynd MBE (dsp. 20 Feb 1949), mar. 29 Jun 1907 James Lloyd-Anstruther JP, of Knapp House, Gillingham, co. Dorset (b. 9 Jan 1852; d. 22 Mar 1947), 2nd son of Capt James Hamilton Lloyd-Anstruther, of Hintlesham House, Ipswich, co. Suffolk, by his second wife Hon Georgiana Christina Barrington, 4th dau, of George [Barrington], 5th Viscount Barrington

2. Hon Katherine Frances Chetwynd (d. 29 Jun 1949), mar. 6 Jun 1889 George Blezard (d. 26 Jan 1928), only son of Robert Blezard JP, of Pool Park, Ruthin, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 23 Jan 1911 (bur. at Brookwood Cemetery, co. Surrey)

suc. by

nephew

note

Lieut, 14th Dragoon Regiment 1849-53

 

Godfrey John Boyle [Chetwynd], 8th Viscount Chetwynd, CH

born

3 Oct 1863

mar. (1)

12 Apr 1893 (div. 19..) Baroness Hilda von Alvensleben-Rusteberg, dau. of Baron George von Alvensleben-Rusteberg, by his wife ..... Walker, dau. of Gen Sir Beauchamp Walker GCB

mar. (2)

10 Feb 1904 Hon Mary Eden (d. 22 Jan 1925), 3rd dau. of William George [Eden], 4th Baron Auckland, by his first wife Lucy Walbanke Childers, yst. dau. of John Walbanke Childers, of Cantley, co. York

children by second wife

1. Hon Adam Duncan Chetwynd, later 9th Viscount Chetwynd

2. Hon John Julian Chetwynd, T/Sec British Embassy Washington (b. 10 Aug 1906; d. 22 Apr 1966), mar. 6 Apr 1937 Margaret Agnes Sutton (b. 26 Sep 1899; d. 1993), 1st dau. of Maj Gen Hugh Clement Sutton CB CMG, by his second wife Hon Mary Elizabeth Wood, 1st dau. of Charles Lindley [Wood], 2nd Viscount Halifax, and had issue

1. Hon (Mary Diana) Eve Chetwynd

died

22 Mar 1936

suc. by

son by second wife

 

Adam Duncan [Chetwynd], 9th Viscount Chetwynd

born

14 Nov 1904

mar. (1)

28 Apr 1928 (div. 1951) Joan Gilbert Findlay (former wife of Victor Alexander Charles Findlay;  d. 1979), only child of Herbert Alexander Casson CSI, of Tyn-y-Coed, Arthog, co. Merioneth

children by first wife

1. Hon Adam Richard John Casson Chetwynd, later 10th Viscount Chetwynd

1. Hon Philippa Mary Agnes Joan Chetwynd (b. 17 Nov 1930), mar. 4 Jul 1959 Maj John Anthony Hawtrey Luard, of Maidenford, Goodleigh, co. Devon, only son of Richard Lestocq Erskine Luard, of The Red Lion, Hellidon, Daventry, co. Northampton, and has issue

2. Hon Julian Isabella Chetwynd (b. 9 Dec 1932; d. 19...), mar. 6 Feb 1960 Philip David Miles, 2nd son of Maj Walter Harold Miles MBE, of North Park Farm, Godstone, co. Surrey, by his wife Joyce Marjorie Greenwell, 1st dau. of Sir Bernard Eyre Greenwell, 2nd Bt., and had issue

mar. (2)

17 Jan 1952 Dorothea Marianne Duncan-Johnstone MBE OStJ (d. 1990), dau. of Lt Col Angus Colin Duncan-Johnstone MBE, of Oakwood, Hermitage, co. Berkshire

children by second wife

3. Hon Catherine Sophia Marianne Chetwynd (b. 5 Oct 1956)

4. Hon Frances Diana Dorothea Chetwynd (b. 19 Jan 1959)

died

12 Jun 1965

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Adam Richard John Casson [Chetwynd], 10th Viscount Chetwynd

born

2 Feb 1935

mar. (1)

19 Feb 1966 (div. 1974) Celia Grace Ramsay (mar. (2) 1974 Geoffrey Burnett-Smith, of Belair, South Australia), 1st dau. of Cmdr Alexander Robert Ramsay DSC RNVR, of Salisbury, Rhodesia, by his wife Helen MacGregor Shaw, dau. of J M Shaw, of Lisburn, co. Antrim

children by first wife

1. Hon Adam Douglas Chetwynd, later 11th Viscount Chetwynd

2. Hon Robert Duncan Chetwynd, heir presumptive to the Viscountcy of Chetwynd (b. 26 Feb 1969)

1. Hon Emma Grace Chetwynd (b. 5 May 1967)

mar. (2)

15 Aug 1975 Angela May McCarthy, only dau. of Jack Payne McCarthy, of Llanberis Grove, Apsley, co. Nottingham

died

20 Aug 2015

suc. by

son by second wife

 

Adam Douglas [Chetwynd], 11th Viscount Chetwynd

born

26 Feb 1969

 

The heir presumptive to the Viscountcy of Chetwynd is Hon Robert Duncan Chetwynd, second son of the 110th Viscount Chetwynd and twin brother of the present Viscount.

 

Last updated 18 Oct 2015

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Titles:

11th Viscount Chetwynd, of Bearhaven in the County of Cork

        (Ireland, let. pat. 29 Jun 1717)

11th Baron Rathdowne, of Rathdowne in the County of Dublin

        (Ireland, let. pat. 29 Jun 1717)

 

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