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Eldon, Earl of (UK, 1821)

 

Creation: let. pat. 4 Jul 1821

 

Family name: Scott

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Arms:

Argent three Lions' Heads erased Gules two and one between the upper ones an Anchor erect Sable on a Chief wavy Azure a Portcullis with Chains Or

Crest:

A Lion's Head erased Gules gorged with a Chain and therefrom a Portcullis pendent Or

Supporters:

On either side a Lion guardant proper gorged with a Double Chain a Portcullis attached thereto from which is suspended a Shield Argent charged with a Civic Wreath Vert

Motto:

Sit Sine Labe Decus (Let honour be without stain)

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John [Scott], 1st Baron Eldon later 1st Earl of Eldon, PC

brother of William [Scott], 1st Baron Stowell, and 3rd son of William Scott, a merchant and coal-fitter of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, by his wife Jane Atkinson, dau. of Henry Atkinson, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

born

4 Jun 1751

mar.

19 Nov 1772 and 19 Jan 1773 Elizabeth Surtees (d. 28 Jun 1831), 1st dau. of Aubone Surtees, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and of Hedley, both in co. Northumberland, banker, by his wife Elizabeth Stephenson, dau. of John Stephenson, of Knaresdale

children

1. Hon John Scott (b. 8 Mar 1774; dvp. 24 Dec 1805), mar. 22 Aug 1804 Henrietta Elizabeth White-Ridley (bapt. 26 Jul 1781; mar. (2) 6 Jul 1811 James William Farrer, of Ingleborough, co. York;  d. 10 Oct 1853), only dau. of Sir Matthew White-Ridley, 2nd Bt., of Blagdon, co. Northumberland, by his wife Sarah Colborne, sister and hrss, of William Colborne, of West Harling, co. Norfolk, and dau. of Benjamin Colborne, of Bath, and had issue:

1a. John Scott, later 2nd Earl of Eldon

1. Lady Elizabeth Scott (d. 16 Apr 1862), mar. 27 Nov 1817 George Stanley Repton, architect and landscape gardener (d. 19 Jun 1858), 4th son of Humphrey Repton, the celebrated landscape gardener, of Hove, co. Sussex, and Aylsham, co. Norfolk, and had issue

2. Lady Frances Jane Scott (d. 6 Aug 1838), mar. 6 Apr 1820 as his first wife Rev Edward Bankes, of Soughton Hall, co. Flint, Chaplain in Ordinary to Queen Victoria, Rector of Corfe Castle, co. Dorset, 1820-54 (d. 24 May 1867), 4th son of Henry Bankes MP, of Kingston Lacy, co. Dorset, by his wife Frances Woodley, dau. of William Woodley, Lieutenant-Governor of Antigua 1768-88, and had issue

died

13 Jun 1838

created

18 Jul 1799 Baron Eldon, of Eldon in the County Palatinate of Durham

7 Jul 1821 Viscount Encombe, of Encombe in the County of Dorset, and Earl of Eldon

suc. by

grandson

note

barrister, Middle Temple 1776; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Weobley 1783-96 and for Boroughbridge 1796-99; KC 1783; Chancellor of Durham 1787-99; Solicitor-General 1788-93;  knighted 1788; Attorney-General 1793-99;  Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas 1799-1801;  Privy Councillor 1799; Lord High Chancellor 1801-06 and 1807-27; High Steward of the University of Oxford 1801-38; Trustee of the British Museum 1830-38

 

John [Scott], 2nd Earl of Eldon

born

10 Dec 1805

mar.

1 Oct 1831 Hon Louisa Duncombe (b. 16 Nov 1807; d. 18 Nov 1852), 2nd surv. dau. of Charles [Duncombe], 1st Baron Feversham, by his wife Lady Charlotte Legge, only dau. of William [Legge], 2nd Earl of Dartmouth

children

1. Hon John Scott, later 3rd Earl of Eldon

1. Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Scott (d. 22 Feb 1884), mar. 9 Oct 1856 her cousin Rev Eldon Surtees Bankes, Rector of Corfe Castle, co. Dorset, 1854-99 (b. 27 Sep 1829; d. 1 Feb 1915), 2nd son of Rev  Edward Bankes, of Soughton Hall, co. Flint, Rector of Corfe Castle, co. Dorset, by his wife Lady Frances Jane Scott, 2nd dau. of John [Scott], 1st Earl of Eldon, and had issue

2. Lady Augusta Henrietta Scott (b. 13 May 1836; d. 4 Nov 1906), mar. 9 Sep 1859 Thomas Francis [Fremantle], 2nd Baron Cottesloe, and had issue

3. Lady Katherine Frances Scott (b. 15 Dec 1837; d. 30 Dec 1907), mar. 2 Sep 1858 Gustavus Russell [Hamilton later Hamilton-Russell], 8th Viscount Boyne, and had issue

4. Lady Gertrude Louisa Scott (d. 30 Apr 1919), mar. 18 Sep 1860 Lt Col Lord Eustace Brownlow Henry Gascoyne-Cecil MP, of Lytchett Heath, Poole. co. Dorset (b. 24 Apr 1834;  d. 3 Jul 1921), 3rd son of James Brownlow William [Cecil later Gascoyne-Cecil],  2nd Marquess of Salisbury, by his first wife Frances Mary Gascoyne, dau. and hrss. of Bamber Gascoyne, of Childwell Hall, co. Lancaster, and had issue

5. Lady Selina Jane Scott (d. 17 Dec 1891), mar. 10 Nov 1864 Nathaniel Bond, of Creech Grange, co. Dorset (b. 18 Sep 1840; d. 21 Aug 1910), 2nd but 1st surv. son and heir of Rev Nathaniel bond, of Creech Grange, co. Dorset, Rector of Steeple-with-Tyneham, co. Dorset, by his wife Mary Hawkesworth, 2nd dau. of John Hawkesworth, of Forest, Queen's County, and had issue

6. Lady Rachel Adela Scott (d. 11 Dec 1869)

died

18 Sep 1854

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Truro 1829-32; declared of unsound mind 1853

 

John [Scott], 3rd Earl of Eldon

born

8 Nov 1845

mar.

1 Jul 1869 Henrietta Minna Turnor (d. 30 Aug 1921), dau. of Capt Henry Martin Turnor, by his wife Hon Marianne Bosville-Macdonald, 6th dau. of Godfrey [Macdonald later Bosville later Bosville-Macdonald], 3rd Baron Macdonald

children

1. Hon John Scott, styled Viscount Encombe (b. 8 May 1870; dvp. 18 Aug 1900), mar. 25 May 1898 Hon Mary Laura Fraser (b. 2 Apr 1869; d. 3 Dec 1946), 1st dau. of Simon [Fraser], 13th Lord Lovat, by his wife Alice Mary Blundell, dau. of Thomas Weld Blundell, of Ince Blundell, and had issue:

1a. Hon John Scott, later 4th Earl of Eldon

2a. Hon Michael Simon Scott (b. 1 Apr 1900; d. 4 Feb 1938), mar. 31 Dec 1928 Ruth Brady (mar. (2) 6 Jun 1944 Lt-Cdr Adams Batcheller Jr (d. 20 Feb 1951); d. 1972), 2nd dau. of James Cox Brady, of Hamilton Farm, New Jersey, USA, and had issue

2. Hon Sir Ernest Stowell Scott KCMG MVO, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Uruguay 1925-30 (b. 1 Nov 1872; d. 6 Nov 1953), mar. 8 Dec 1941 Winifred Kathleen Brodrick (d. 1990), and had issue

3. Hon Osmund Scott (b. 24 Mar 1876; d. 9 Sep 1948), mar. 12 Sep 1906 Mary Cecilia Stuart (d. 20 Nov 1941), dau. of Cdr Dudley Charles Stuart RN, and had issue

4. Capt Hon Denys Scott (b. 1 Jun 1877; d. 1962), mar. 19 Jun 1907 Lillias Amy Stuart (d. 1970), 3rd dau. of Cdr Dudley Charles Stuart RN, and had issue

5. Hon Michael Scott OBE (b. 31 Aug 1878; d. 9 Jan 1959), mar. (1) 6 Mar 1907 (div. 1919) Cecilia Bruton, dau. of William Bruton, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, (2) 8 Jun 1940 Marie Madelaine Martinella (d. 22 Aug 1956), and (3) Dorothea Primrose Stuart (widow of Eric Hoy Stuart; mar. (3) 21 Jun 1969 Surgeon Vice-Admiral Sir Edward Greeson KBE CB), dau. of Maj C Murray-Stewart, and had issue by his first wife

1. Lady Louisa Katherine Scott (b. 22 May 1871; d. 5 Aug 1940), mar. 26 May 1898 John Augustine Longley, only son of Sir Henry Longley KCB

2. Lady Margaret Rachel Scott (b. 5 Apr 1874; dsp. 27 Jan 1938), mar. 27 Apr 1897 her cousin Hon Frederick Gustavus Hamilton-Russell DL (b. 12 Jun 1867; dsp. 3 Oct 1941), 3rd but 2nd surv. son son of Gustavus Russell [Hamilton later Hamilton-Russell], 8th Viscount Boyne, by his wife Lady Katherine Frances Scott, 3rd dau. of John [Scott], 2nd Earl of Eldon

died

10 Aug 1926

suc. by

grandson

 

John [Scott], 4th Earl of Eldon, GCVO DL

born

29 Mar 1899

mar.

10 Apr 1934 his cousin Hon Magdalen Mary Charlotte Fraser OBE OStJ (d. 27 Sep 1969), 1st dau. of Simon Joseph [Fraser], 14th Lord Lovat, by his wife Hon Laura Lister, 2nd dau. of Thomas [Lister], 4th Baron Ribblesdale

children

1. Hon John Joseph Nicholas Scott, later 5th Earl of Eldon

2. Hon Simon Peter Scott, of Frogden, Kelso, co. Roxburgh, Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth II 1953-56 (b. 13 Sep 1939; d. 30 May 2009), mar. 28 Oct 1966 Isabel Dalzell de Bertodano, 2nd dau. of Andrew Ramon Dalzell de Bertodano (by his wife Lady (Mary Elspeth) Sylvia Savile, 3rd dau. of John Henry [Savile], 6th Earl of Mexborough), 1st son of 8th Marquis del Moral, and has issue

3. Hon ..... Scott (b. and dvp. 6 Sep 1955)

died

20 Oct 1976

suc. by

son

note

Lord-in-Waiting to King George VI 1937-52 and Queen Elizabeth II 1952-68; KCVO 1952; Deputy Lieutenant for Devon 1957-66; GCVO 1963

 

John Joseph Nicholas [Scott], 5th Earl of Eldon

born

24 Apr 1937

mar.

1 Jul 1961 Countess Claudine Maria Olga Columba Fidelis von Montjoye-Vauffrey et de la Roche, yst. dau. of Count Franz von Montjoye-Vauffrey et de la Roche, of Hasenauerstrasse 45, Vienna 18, Austria

children

1. Hon John Francis Thomas Marie Joseph Columba Fidelis Scott, later 6th Earl of Eldon

1. Lady Tatiana Maria Laura Rose Columba Fidelis Scott (b. 26 Jun 1967), mar. 1989 Anthony C Wilson, 1st son of Jeffery Graham Wilson, of Northwood, co. Middlesex

2. Lady Victoria Laura Maria Magdalene Scott (b. 9 Sep 1968)

died

30 Jan 2017

suc. by

son

 

John Francis Thomas Marie Joseph Columba Fidelis [Scott], 6th Earl of Eldon

born

9 Jul 1962

mar.

1993 Charlotte de Vlaming, dau. of Robert de Vlaming

children

1. Hon John James Robert Columba Scott, styled Viscount Encombe (b. 1996)

1. Lady Helena Rose Columba Scott (b. 1994)

 

 Last updated 1 May 2017

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Titles:

6th Earl of Eldon

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 7 Jul 1821)

6th Viscount Encombe, of Encombe in the County of Dorset

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 7 Jul 1821)

6th Baron Eldon, of Eldon in the County Palatinate of Durham

(Great Britain, let. pat. 18 Jul 1799)

 

Address:

(not known)

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