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Congleton, Baron (UK, 1841)

 

Creation: let. pat. 20 Aug 1841

 

Family name: Parnell

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Arms:

Gules two Chevronnels and in chief three Escallops Argent

Crest:

A Boar's Head erased Or between two Wings Gules each charged with two Chevronnels Argent

Supporters:

Dexter:  an Angel vested Argent Wings and the Head radiated Gold;  Sinister:  a Hermit vested and hatted proper the exterior hand supporting his Staff also proper the hat ensigned with an Escallop Or

Motto:

Te Digna Sequere (Honours have followed thee)

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Henry Brooke [Parnell], 1st Baron Congleton, PC

2nd but 1st surv. son of Rt Hon Sir John Parnell, 2nd Bt., of Rathleague, Queen's County, Chancellor of the Irish Exchequer, by his wife Letitia Charlotte Brooke, 2nd dau. and cohrss .of Sir Arthur Brooke, 1st and last Bt., of Colebrooke, co. Fermanagh

born

3 Jul 1776

mar.

17 Feb 1801 Lady Caroline Elizabeth Dawson (d. 16 Feb 1861), 1st dau. of John [Dawson], 1st Earl of Portarlington, by his wife Lady Caroline Stuart, 4th dau. of John [Stuart], 3rd Earl of Bute

children

1. Hon John Vesey Parnell, later 2nd Baron Congleton

2. Hon Henry William Parnell, later 3rd Baron Congleton

3. Rev Hon George Damer Parnell (b. Nov 1810; d. 17 Dec 1882), mar. Aug 1833 Catherine St Aubyn (d. 17 Mar 1899), dau. of Sir John St Aubyn, 4th Bt.

1. Hon Caroline Sophia Parnell (d. 9 Mar 1858), mar. 15 Dec 1831 Most Rev Charles Thomas Longley DD, Archbishop of Canterbury 1862-68 (b. 28 Jul 1794; d. 27 Oct 1868), son of John Longley, Recorder of Rochester, and had issue

2. Hon Mary Letitia Parnell (d. 6 May 1881), mar. (1) 27 Sep 1824 Lord Henry Seymour Moore (d. Aug 1825), 2nd son of Charles [Moore], 1st Marquess of Drogheda, by his wife Lady Anne Seymour-Conway, 1st dau. of Francis [Seymour-Conway], 1st Marquess of Hertford, and (2) 30 Dec 1830 Edward Henry Cole, of Twickenham, co. Middlesex, and Stoke Lyne, co. Oxford, and had issue by her first husband

3. Hon Emma Jane Parnell (d. 15 Mar 1884), mar. 26 Jul 1825 Edward [Bligh], 5th Earl of Darnley, and had issue

died

by hanging himself 8 Jun 1842

created

20 Aug 1841 Baron Congleton, of Congleton in the County of Chester

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father in the family estates 1789, bypassing his  elder brother who was a mute cripple; Member of Parliament for Maryborough 1797-1800, Queen's County 1802 and 1806-32, Portarlignton 1802 and Dundee 1833-41;  suc. his brother 30 Jul 1812 as 4th Baronet of Rathleague;  a Lord of the Treasury [I] 1806-07; Privy Councillor 1831; Secretary at War 1831-32;  Treasurer of the Navy 1835-36 and Paymaster-General 1835-41

 

James Vesey [Parnell], 2nd Baron Congleton

born

16 Jun 1805

mar. (1)

1831 Nancy Cronin (d. 1832), dau. of Edward Cronin, of Cork

mar. (2)

1833 Khatoon Constantine (widow of Yoosoof Constantine, of Bushira, Persia;  d. 30 May 1865), 2nd dau. of Ovauness Moscow, of Shiraz, Persia

mar. (3)

21 Feb 1867 Margaret Catherine Ormerod, dau. of Charles Ormerod, of the India Board

only child by third wife

1. Hon Sarah Cecilia Parnell (b. 5 Aug 1868; d. 26 Apr 1912), mar. 21 Nov 1895 Henry Ambrose Mandeville, of Anner Castle, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary (d. 23 May 1917), and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 23 Oct 1883

suc. by

brother

note

a Plymouth Brethren missionary in Baghdad from 1831

 

Henry William [Parnell], 3rd Baron Congleton

born

23 Mar 1809

mar. (1)

28 May 1835 Sophia Bligh (d. 5 Apr 1846), only dau. and hrss. of Col Hon William Bligh (by his wife Lady Georgiana Charlotte Sophia Stewart, 7th dau. by his second wife of John [Stewart], 7th Earl of Galloway), 3rd son of John [Bligh], 3rd Earl of Darnley

children by first wife

1. Lt Col William Henry Parnell (b. 7 Oct 1837; dvp. 4 May 1879)

2. Hon Henry Parnell, later 4th Baron Congleton

3. Col Hon Arthur Parnell (b. 4 Jan 1841; d. 28 Jul 1914), mar. 15 Oct 1868 Mary Anne Dunn (d. 11 Sep 1920), dau. of Alfred Rouse Dunn, of Hillgrove House, co. Gloucester, and had issue

1. Hon Emma Sophia Parnell (d. 26 Nov 1910), mar. 17 May 1866 Rev George B Perry-Ayscough, Vicar of Brabourne (d. 31 Aug 1885), and had issue

mar. (2)

10 Mar 1851 his cousin Hon Caroline Margaret Dawson, Maid of Honour to Queen Victoria (d. 17 Jan 1912), 1st dau. of Hon Lionel Charles Dawson (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Emily Nugent, 1st dau. by his second wife of George Frederick [Nugent], 7th Earl of Westmeath), 4th son of John [Dawson], 1st Earl of Portarlington

children by second wife

4. Hon Victor Alexander Lionel Dawson Parnell, barrister (b. 25 Aug 1852; d. 6 Jan 1936)

5. Hon Lionel Charles Nugent Parnell (b. 17 Aug 1864; d. 1940), mar. 1899 Marjorie Gore Millar, dau. of William Millar, and had issue

2. Hon Madeline Catherine Parnell (d. 18 Oct 1925), mar. 10 Jan 1895 Charles Augustus Este Wells, of Heathfield, Albury (d. 21 Apr 1923), son of Rev John Wells, and had issue

3. Hon Louisa Anna Maria Parnell (d. 21 Feb 1933), mar. 30 Jul 1884 Lt Col Francis Henry Launcelot Errington CB, barrister, of The Red House, Berkhamsted (d. 8 Jul 1942), son of Gen Arnold Charles Errington, and had issue

4. Hon Elizabeth Mary Emily Parnell (d. 10 Jul 1936), mar. 30 Nov 1881 Col Willoughby Cole Verner, of Hartford Bridge, Winchfield, co. Hampshire (d. Jan 1922), and had issue

5. Hon Mabel Frances Laetitia Parnell (d. 15 Mar 1947), mar. 13 Dec 1898 Col Henry Charles Barwick Hopkinson CMG CBE (d. 19 Apr 1946), son of George Henry Hopkinson by his wife Blanche Isabella Somerset, dau. of Col Henry Charles Capel Somerset, and had issue

died

10 Oct 1896

suc. by

son by first wife

note

served in the Royal Navy;  took part in the Battle of Navarino 1827

 

Henry [Parnell], 4th Baron Congleton, CB

born

10 Jul 1839

mar.

17 Jun 1885 Elizabeth Peter Dove (d. 22 Jan 1931), dau. of Dugald Dove, of Nutshill, co. Renfrew

children

1. Hon Henry Bligh Fortescue Parnell, later 5th Baron Congleton

2. Hon John Brooke Molesworth Parnell, later 6th Baron Congleton

3. Lieut Hon William Alastair Damer Parnell MC (b. 30 Aug 1894; killed in action v.p. at the Battle of the Somme 25 Sep 1916)

1. Hon Agnes Caroline Sophia Parnell JP (b. 23 Feb 1889; d. 28 Dec 1968), mar. 19 Dec 1912 Capt William Gilbert Howard CBE RN (b. 12 Mar 1877; d. 18 Jan 1960), 1st son of Alfred John Howard, of Warton Hall, Isleworth, (by his wife Mary Alice Kennedy, only dau. of Lord Gilbert Kennedy (by his wife Margaret Baird, dau. of Sir David Baird of Newbyth, 2nd Bt.), 5th son of Archibald [Kennedy], 1st Marquess of Ailsa), 4th son of Frederick John Howard MP (by his wife Lady Fanny Cavendish, sister of William [Cavendish], 7th Duke of Devonshire), 1st son of Maj Hon Frederick Howard (by his wife Frances Susan Lambton, sister of John George [Lambton], 1st Earl of Durham), 3rd son of Frederick [Howard], 5th Earl of Carlisle, and had issue

died

12 Nov 1906

suc. by

son

 

Henry Bligh Fortescue [Parnell], 5th Baron Congleton

born

6 Sep 1890

died

killed in action 10 Nov 1914

suc. by

brother

 

John Brooke Molesworth [Parnell], 6th Baron Congleton

born

16 May 1892

mar.

6 Apr 1918 Hon Edith Mary Palmer Howard MBE (mar. (2) 5 Jul 1946 F/Lt Alfred Eric Rowland Aldridge;  d. 1979), 2nd dau. of Dr Robert Jared Bliss Howard OBE, by his wife Hon Margaret Charlotte Smith later Howard, suo jure Baroness Strathcona and Mount Royal, only child of Donald Alexander [Smith], 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal

children

1. Hon Harry Douglas Parnell (b. 14 Dec 1920; dvp. 7 Jan 1928)

2. Hon William Jared Parnell, later 7th Baron Congleton

3. Hon Christopher Patrick Parnbell, later 8th Baron Congleton

4. Hon Timothy John Parnell (b. 6 May 1931; d. 14 Feb 1936)

1. Hon Mary Elizabeth Parnell

2. Hon Jean Margaret Parnell

3. Hon Sheila Helen Parnell

4. Hon Ann Bridget Parnell

5. Hon Heather Doreen Parnell

died

21 Dec 1932

suc. by

son

 

William Jared [Parnell], 7th Baron Congleton

born

18 Aug 1925

died

12 Oct 1967

suc. by

brother

 

Christopher Patrick [Parnell], 8th Baron Congleton

born

11 Mar 1930

mar.

19 Nov 1955 Anna Hedvig Sommerfelt, 1st dau. of Gustav Adolf Sommerfelt, of Oslo, Norway

children

1. Hon John Patrick Christian Parnell, later 9th Baron Congleton

2. Hon Thomas David Howard Parnell (b. 6 Jun 1963)

1. Hon Anne Cathrine Parnell (b. 3 Oct 1956), mar. 1980 (Michael) Robin Long, and has issue

2. Hon Elizabeth Dagny Parnell (b. 13 Jun 1960)

3. Hon Mary Clare Parnell (b. 18 Mar 1965)

died

11 Dec 2015

suc. by

son

 

John Patrick Christian [Parnell], 9th Baron Congleton

born

17 Mar 1959

mar.

1985 Marjorie-Anne Hobdell, only dau. of John Hobdell, of Cobham, co. Surrey

children

1. Hon Christopher John Edward Parnell (b. 1987)

2. Hon Harry Gustav Willem Parnell (b. 1990)

1. Hon Anna Hedvig Parnell (b. 1992)

 

 Last updated 15 May 2017

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Titles:

9th Baron Congleton, of Congleton in the County of Chester

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 20 Aug 1841)

12th Baronet, styled "of Rathleague"

(Ireland, let. pat. 1766)

 

Address:

West End Lodge, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire SP5 5JR

Tel:  01722 780301

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