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Ellenborough, Baron (UK, 1802)

 

Creation: let. pat. 19 Apr 1802

 

Family name: Law

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Arms:

Ermine on a Bend engrailed between two Cocks Gules three Mullets pierced Or

Crest:

A Cock Gules charged on the breast with a Mitre pendant from a Chain round the neck Or

Supporters:

On either side an Eagle wings elevated Sable each gorged with a Chain Or and pendant therefrom on the breast of the dexter supporter a Mitre and on the sinister a Covered Cup Gold

Motto:

Compositum Jus Fasque Animi (Law and equity combined)

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Edward [Law], 1st Baron Ellenborough, PC

4th son of Rt Rev Edmund Law DD, Bishop of Carlisle, by his wife Mary Christian, dau. of John Christian, of Ewanrigg, co. Cumberland, by his wife Bridget Senhouse, dau. of Humphrey Senhouse, of Ellenborough, co. Cumberland

born

16 Nov 1750

mar.

17 Oct 1789 Anne Towry (b. c. 1769; d. 16 Aug 1843), dau. of Capt George Phillips Towry RN, of Shipley, co. Northumberland, by his wife Elizabeth Chamberlaine, dau. of Capt George Chamberlaine RN

children

1. Hon Edward Law, later 2nd Baron Ellenborough later 1st Earl of Ellenborough

2. Hon Charles Ewan Law QC, Member of Parliament for the University of Cambridge 1835-50, Recorder of London (b. 14 Jun 1792; d. 13 Aug 1850), mar. 22 May 1811 Elizabeth Sophia Nightingale (d. 25 Jun 1864), 3rd dau. of Sir Edward Nightingale, 10th Bt., of Newport Ponds, co. Essex, by his wife and cousin Eleanor Nightingale, dau. and hrss. of his uncle Robert Nightingale, of Knesworth, co. Cambridge, and had issue:

1a. Charles Edmund Law later Towry-Law, later 3rd Baron Ellenborough

1a. Mary Law (b. 21 Jan 1816; d. 23 Apr 1888), mar. 3 Sep 1839 as his second wife John Cavendish [Browne], 3rd Baron Kilmaine, and had issue

2a. Elizabeth Sophia Law, first Abbess and Foundress of the Franciscan Order at Drumshambo, co. Leitrim (b. c. 1818; d. 5 Dec 1888)

3a. Frederica Law (d. 15 Nov 1889), mar. (1) 17 May 1848 Edmund Law (d. 26 Mar 1867), and (2) 1870 Henri Grevé, and had issue

3. Hon Henry Spencer Law DL, barrister, Private Secretary to his brother when First Lord of the Admiralty 1846 and President of the Board of Control 1858 (b. 10 May 1802; d. 15 Jul 1885), mar. 16 May 1839 Dorothea Anne Rochfort (d. 25 Nov 1871), 1st dau. of Col John Staunton Rochfort, of Clogregane, co. Carlow, by his wife Mary Burgh, sister of Ulysses [Burgh], 2nd Baron Downes, and 2nd dau. of Thomas Burgh, of Bert House, co. Kildare, and had issue:

1a. Edward Downes Law, later 5th Baron Ellenborough

2a. Cecil Henry Law, later 6th Baron Ellenborough

1a. Louisa Isabella Law (d. 14 Oct 1899), mar. 26 Oct 1889 Augustus George Crowder, and had issue

2a. Hon Ethel Beatrice Law, granted the style and precedence of a Baron's daughter by Royal Warrant 1902, Sister of the Community of Bethany, Lloyd's Square, London WC1 (d. 13 Nov 1937)

4. Rev Hon William Towry Law, Vicar of East Brent and of Harborne, co. Stafford, Chancellor of the Diocese of Bath and Wells (b. 16 Jun 1809; d. 31 Oct 1886), mar. (1) 15 Mar 1831 Hon Augusta Graves (d. 18 Oct 1844), 4th dau. of Thomas North [Graves], 2nd Baron Graves, by his wife Lady Mary Paget, 5th dau. of Henry [Paget], 1st Earl of Uxbridge, and (2) 25 Jan 1846 Matilda Montgomery (d. 17 Jun 1894), 2nd dau. of Sir Henry Conyngham Montgomery, 1st Bt., and had issue by both wives

1. Hon Mary Frederica Law (d. 16 Sep 1851), mar. 10 Jul 1827 Lt-Gen Thomas Dyneley CB (d. 21 Jun 1860)

2. Hon Elizabeth Susan Law (b. 6 Sep 1799; d. 31 Mar 1883), mar. 3 Feb 1836 Charles [Abbot], 2nd Baron Colchester, and had issue

3. Hon Anne Law (b. 21 Jan 1815; dsp. 30 May 1852), mar. 15 Oct 1841 as his second wife John [Colville], 9th Lord Colville of Culross

4. Hon Frederica Selina Law (d. 16 Apr 1879), mar. 8 Aug 1829 Capt Henry James Ramsden, of Oxton Hall, co. York (b. 22 Oct 1799; d. 19 Oct 1871), 3rd son of Sir John Ramsden, 4th Bt. MP, of Byram, co. York, by his wife Hon Louisa Susan Ingram-Shepherd, 5th dau. and cohrss. of Charles [Ingram], 9th Viscount of Irvine, and had issue

5. Hon Frances Henrietta Law (d. 2 Mar 1894), mar. (1) 8 Mar 1832 Charles Des Voeux (dsp. 9 Aug 1833), 1st son and heir ap. of Sir Charles Des Voeux, 2nd Bt., and (2) 29 Sep 1841 Sir Robert Charles Dallas, 2nd Bt., and had issue by her second husband

died

13 Dec 1818

created

19 Apr 1802 Baron Ellenborough, of Ellenborough in the County of Cumberland

suc. by

son

note

barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1780; King's Counsel 1787; leading counsel in the defence of Warren Hastings 1788-95; King's Attorney and Serjeant for the County Palatine of Lancaster 1793-1802; Treasurer of the Inner Temple 1794-95; Attorney-General 1801-1802;  knighted 1801; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Newtown (Isle of Wight) 1801-02; Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench 1802-18; Privy Councillor 1802; Chancellor of the Exchequer1806

 

Edward [Law], 2nd Baron Ellenborough later 1st Earl of Ellenborough, GCB PC

created

22 Oct 1844 Viscount Southam, of Southam in the County of Gloucester, and Earl of Ellenborough

 

The Barony of Ellenborough was held by the 1st Earl of Ellenborough from 22 Oct 1844 until his death on 22 Dec 1871, when the Earldom of Ellenborough and Viscountcy of Southam became extinct and the Barony of Ellenborough passed to his nephew,

 

Charles Edmund [Law later Towry-Law], 3rd Baron Ellenborough

born

17 Nov 1820

mar. (1)

23 Nov 1840 Lady Eleanor Cecil Howard (b. 26 Apr 1817; dsp. 15 Jun 1852), 1st dau. of William [Howard later Forward later Howard], 4th Earl of Wicklow, by his wife Lady Cecil Frances Hamilton, only dau. by his second wife of John James [Hamilton], 1st Marquess of Abercorn

mar. (2)

28 Jun 1855 Anne Elizabeth Day (d. 29 Feb 1860), dau. of Rev John Fitzgerald Day, of Beaufort House, Killarney

only child by second wife

1. Hon Charles Towry Hamilton Law later Towry-Law, later 4th Baron Ellenborough

mar. (3)

26 Aug 1863 Isabella Ogilby (dspm. 22 Apr 1874), dau. of Alexander Ogilby, of Pellipar, co. Londonderry

children by third wife

1. Hon Gertrude Edith Law (b. 4 Jun 1869; d. 19 Mar 1895)

2. Hon Emily Julia Law (b. 9 Dec 1872; d. 21 Nov 1926)

mar. (4)

1 Dec 1874 Beatrice Joanna Knatchbull, an Extra Lady in Waiting to HRH the Duchess of Albany (dsp. 17 May 1932), 3rd dau. of Sir Norton Joseph Knatchbull, 10th Bt., of Mersham Hatch, co. Kent, by his wife Mary Watts-Russell, 1st dau. of Jesse Watts-Russell, of Ilam Hall, co. Stafford

died

9 Oct 1890

suc. by

son by second wife

note

entered the Army 1844; received the Sutlej medal for the campaign of 1846; Col in the Army 1848; took with his son the name of Towry before that of Law by Royal Licence 1885

 

Charles Towry Hamilton [Law later Towry-Law], 4th Baron Ellenborough

born

21 Apr 1856

died

26 Jun 1902

suc. by

cousin

note

took with his father the name of Towry before that of Law by Royal Licence 1885

 

Edward Downes [Law], 5th Baron Ellenborough

born

9 May 1841

mar.

19 Dec 1906 Hermione Schenley (d. 26 Aug 1942), dau. of E W H Schenley, of Little Warsash, co. Hampshire

died

s.p. 9 Dec 1915

suc. by

brother

note

Cmdr, Royal Navy; served in the Baltic 1855, the China War 1857-61 and on the Gold Coast in the Ashanti War 1873-74

 

Cecil Henry [Law], 6th Baron Ellenborough, CB DL

born

25 Nov 1849

mar.

22 Jul 1884 Alice Caroline Astell (d. 3 Nov 1916), day. of John Harvey Astell MP DL, of Woodbury Hall, co. Bedford

only child

1. Hon Henry Astell Law, later 7th Baron Ellenborough

died

22 Jan 1931

suc. by

son

note

Col, Dorset Regiment; served in the Afghan War 1878-79 and the South African War 1899-1902; CB 1900; Deputy Lieutenant, Dorset

 

Henry Astell [Law], 7th Baron Ellenborough, MC DL

born

11 Jul 1889

mar.

31 Jan 1923 (Helen) Dorothy Lovatt DStJ (b. c. 1901; d. 20 Aug 2002), only dau. of Harry William Lovatt

children

1. Hon Richard Edward Cecil Law, later 8th Baron Ellenborough

2. Hon Cecil Towry Henry Law, of 6 Sussex Square, London W2 (b. 17 Oct 1931), mar. 22 Feb 1957 (Daphne Mary) Jean Methuen (b. 29 Sep 1935), 2nd dau. of Hon Laurence Paul Methuen later Methuen-Campbell later Methuen (by his first wife Hon Olive Douglas Campbell, only child of Archibald [Campbell], 4th Baron Blythswood), 3rd son of Paul Sanford [Methuen], 3rd Baron Methuen, by his second wife Mary Ethel Sanford CBE, dau. of William Ayshford Sanford, and has issue

died

19 May 1945

suc. by

son

note

Major, 1st Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; served in World War I 1914-18; one of HM's Bodyguard of Hon Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms 1934; Deputy Lieutenant, Dorset

 

Richard Edward Cecil [Law], 8th Baron Ellenborough

born

14 Jan 1926

mar. (1)

9 Oct 1953 Rachel Mary Hedley (d. 1986), only dau. of Maj Ivor Matthews Hedley

children by first wife

1. Maj Hon Rupert Edward Henry Law, later 9th Baron Ellenborough

2. Hon Edmund Ivor Cecil Law (b. 21 Dec 1956), mar. 1982 Susan Claire Baker, 1st dau. of Derek Baker, of Cambridge, and has issue

3. Hon Charles Adrian Christian Towry Law (b. 7 Nov 1960)

mar. (2)

12 Mar 1994 Mrs Frances Edith Joyce Kimberley, dau. of William Thomas Yeates

died

7 Jun 2013

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Rupert Edward Henry [Law], 9th Baron Ellenborough

born

28 Feb 1955

mar.

20 Jun 1981 Hon Grania Janet Gray, only dau. of Thomas Gray [Boardman], Baron Boardman (Life Peer), by his wife (Norah Mary) Deirdre Musters, widow of John Henry Chaworth Musters, and only dau. of Hubert Vincent Gough, of Pangbourne, co. Berkshire

children

1. Hon James Rupert Thomas Law (b. 8 Mar 1983)

2. Hon Frederick George Towry Gray Law (b. 9 Sep 1990)

1. Hon Georgina Poppy Law (b. 16 Dec 1984)

 

 Last updated 26 Aug 2013

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Title:

9th Baron Ellenborough, of Ellenborough in the County of Cumberland

(United Kingdom. let. pat. 19 Apr 1802)

 

Address:

Bridge House, Clipston, Market Harborough, Leicestershire

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