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Fitzwilliam, Earl (I, 1716 - 1979)

 

Creation: let.pat. 21 Jul 1716

 

Extinct: 21 Sep 1979

 

Family name:Fitzwilliam later Wentworth-Fitzwilliam

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Lozengy Argent and Gules (Fitzwilliam);  2nd and 3rd, Sable a Chevron between three Leopards' Faces Or (Wentworth)

Crests:

1st:  Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Triple Plume of Ostrich Feathers Argent (Fitzwilliam);  2nd:  A griffin passant Argent (Wentworth)

Supporters:

On either side a Savage Man wreathed about the head and waist with Leaves and in the exterior hand a Tree eradicated the top broken all proper

Motto:

Appetitus Rationi Pareat

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William [Fitzwilliam], 3rd Baron Fitzwilliam later 1st Earl Fitzwilliam

1st son and heir of William [Fitzwilliam], 2nd Baron Fitzwilliam, by his wife Jane Perry, dau. and cohrss. of Alderman Hugh Perry, Sheriff of London 1632-33

born

29 Apr 1643

mar.

10 May 1669 Anne Cremor (b. c. 1646; d. 4 Feb 1716/7; bur. at Wareham, co. Dorset), dau. and sole hrss. of Edmund Cremor, of Setchey and West Winch, co. Norfolk, by his wife Anne Tryce, dau. of Richard Tryce, of Godmanchester, co. Huntingdon

children

1. Hon William Fitzwilliam (b. 19 Aug 1678; dvp. 25 Nov 1699)

2. Hon Charles Fitzwilliam (dvp.)

3. Hon John Fitzwilliam, later 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

4.

1. Lady Anna Marie Fitzwilliam (b. c. 1676; dsp. Jul 1717; bur. at Marham, co. Northampton), mar. after 23 Mat 1700 as his second wife Sir Charles Barrington, 5th Bt. MP, of Barrington Hall, co. Essex

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

died

28 Dec 1719 (bur .at Marholm, co. Northampton)

created

21 Jul 1716 Viscount Milton and Earl Fitzwilliam

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 21 Feb 1658 as 3rd Baron Fitzwilliam; Custos Rotulorum of Peterborough; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Peterborough 1667-79 and 1681

 

John [Fitzwilliam], 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

born

c. 1685

mar.

17 Sep 1718 Anne Stringer (d. 14 Sep 1726; bur. at Marholm, co. Northampton), dau. and sole hrss. of John Stringer, of Sutton-upon-Lound, co. Nottingham, by his wife Elizabeth Pelham, dau. of Charles Pelham, of Brocklesby, co. Lincoln

children

1. Hon William Fitzwilliam, later 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam

1. Lady Anne Fitzwilliam (b. 22 Aug 1722; dsp. 1805), mar. 28 May 1747 as his second wife Francis [Godolphin], 2nd Baron Godolphin

2. Lady Elizabeth Fitzwilliam

3. Lady Mary Fitzwilliam, mar. John Archer, of Welford, co. Berkshire

died

28 Aug 1728 (bur .at Marholm, co. Northampton)

suc. by

son

note

Custos Rotulorum of Peterborough; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Peterborough 1710-28

 

William [Fitzwilliam], 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam

born

15 Jan 1719

mar.

22 Jun 1744 Lady Anne Watson-Wentworth (d. 29 Aug 1769; bur. at Marholm, co. Northampton), sister and cohrss. of Charles [Watson-Wentworth], 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, and 1st dau. of Thomas [Watson-Wentworth], 1st Marquess of Rockingham, by his wife Lady Mary Finch, dau. by his second wife of Daniel [Finch], 7th Earl of Winchilsea

children

1. Hon William Fitzwilliam later Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, later 4th Earl Fitzwilliam

2. Hon George Fitzwilliam (d. 8 May 1786)

1. Lady Frances Henrietta Fitzwilliam (d. 28 Oct 1835)

2. Lady Charlotte Fitzwilliam (b. 14 Jul 1746; d. 11 Feb 1833), mar. 14 May 1764 Thomas [Dundas], 1st Baron Dundas, and had issue

3. Lady Emilia Mary Fitzwilliam (d. in infancy)

4. Lady Henrietta Fitzwilliam (d. unm.)

5. Lady Dorothy Fitzwilliam (d. 1809)

died

10 Aug 1756 (bur. at Marholm, co. Northampton)

created

19 Apr 1742 Lord Fitzwilliam, Baron of Milton, of Milton in the County of Northampton

6 Sep 1746 Viscount Milton, of Milton in the County of Northampton, and Earl Fitzwilliam, of Norborough also in the County of Northampton

suc. by

son

note

Custos Rotulorum of Peterborough 1741-56; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Peterborough 1741-42; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1751-56

 

William [Fitzwilliam later Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 4th Earl Fitzwilliam

born

30 May 1748

mar. (1)

11 Jul 1770 Lady Charlotte Ponsonby (b. 29 Nov 1747; d. 13 May 1822; bur. at Marholm, co. Northampton), 2nd dau. of William [Ponsonby], 2nd Earl of Bessborough, by his wife Lady Caroline Cavendish, 1st dau. of William [Cavendish], 3rd Duke of Devonshire

only child by his first wife

1. Hon Charles William [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], later 5th Earl Fitzwilliam

mar. (2)

21 Jul 1823 Hon Louisa Ponsonby (b. 23 Oct 1749; widow of William [Ponsonby], 1st Baron Ponsonby; d. 1 Sep 1824; bur. at Marholm, co. Northampton), 2nd dau. by his second wife of Richard [Molesworth], 3rd Viscount Molesworth

died

8 Feb 1833 (bur. at Marholm, co. Northampton)

suc. by

son

note

on the death of his maternal uncle in 1782 he succeeded to the vast estates of the Wentworth family in Yorkshire and Wicklow and in 1807 took the additional name of Wentworth before that of Fitzwilliam; Privy Councillor 1794; Lord President of the Council 1794 and 1806; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1794-95; Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding of Yorkshire 1798-1819; Custos Rotulorum of Peterborough 1806-39

 

Charles William [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 5th Earl Fitzwilliam, KG

born

4 May 1786

mar.

8 Jul 1806 his first cousin Hon Mary Dundas (b. 30 May 1787; d. 1 Nov 1830; bur. at Marholm, co. Northampton), 6th dau. of Thomas [Dundas], 1st Baron Dundas, by his wife Lady Charlotte Fitzwilliam, 2nd dau. of William [Fitzwilliam], 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam

children

1. Hon William Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, styled Viscount Milton, Member of Parliament (Whig) for Malton 1832-33 and for North Northamptonshire 1833-35 (b. 18 Jan 1812; dvp. 8 Nov 1835; bur. at Wentworth-Woodhouse, co. York), mar. 15 Aug 1833 Lady Selina Jenkinson (b. 3 Jul 1812; mar. (2) 28 Aug 1845 George Savile Foljambe, of Osberton Hall, co. Nottingham; d. 24 Sep 1883; bur. at Scofton, co. Nottingham), 2nd dau. of Charles Cecil Cope [Jenkinson], 3rd Earl of Liverpool, and had issue:

1a. Hon Mary Selina Charlotte Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (d. 4 Jan 1899), mar. 20 Jun 1855 William Henry Berkeley [Portman], 2nd Viscount Portman, and had issue

2. Hon William Thomas Spencer Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, later 6th Earl Fitzwilliam

3. Hon George Wentworth-Fitzwilliam MP, of Milton, co. Northampton (b. 3 May 1817; d. 4 Mar 1874), mar. 18 Mar 1865 Alice Louisa Anson (d. 14 Jan 1879), 2nd dau. of Maj Gen Hon George Anson (by his wife Hon Isabella Elizabeth Annabella Weld-Forester, 3rd dau. of Cecil [Forester later Weld-Forester], 1st Baron Forester), 2nd son of Thomas [Anson], 1st Viscount Anson, and had issue:

1a. George Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, of Milton, co. Northampton, High Sheriff of Northamptonshire 1894,Mayor of Peterborough 1900 (b. 2 Jan 1866; d. 8 Dec 1935), mar. 28 Dec 1888 Daisy Evelyn Lyster (d. 25 Mar 1925), dau. of Charles Stephen Lyster, and had issue:

1b. George James Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, not in succession to the Earldom of Fitzwilliam (b. 19 May 1888 before his parents' marriage; d. 19...), mar. 11 Jun 1914 Lorna Beryl Morgan, dau. of John Morgan, of Bristol, and had issue:

1c. Richard John Godric Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 3 Feb 1916)

1c. Rosemary Anne Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 24 Apr 1918)

1b. William Thomas George Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, later 10th Earl Fitzwilliam

1a. Alice Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 18 Oct 1869; d. 19..), mar. 23 Jul 1892 Arthur Watkin Williams-Wynn, of Coed-y-Maen, co. Montgomery (d. 27 Jan 1946), and had issue

2a. Maud Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 27 Feb 1871; d. 15 Jul 1849), mar. (1) 18 Jul 1892 her second cousin Hon Cospatrick Thomas Dundas, brother of Lawrence [Dundas], 1st Marquess of Zetland, and 4th son of Hon John Charles Dundas MP, of Woodhall, Wetherby, co. York (d. 23 Nov 1906), and (2) 2 Oct 1912 Maj Sir Harry Edward Spiller Cordeaux KCMG CB (d. 2 Jul 1943), and had issue by her first husband

4. Col Hon Charles William Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, of Alwalton, co. Northampton, Member of Parliament for Malton 1852-85 (b. 18 Sep 1826; dsp. 20 Dec 1894), mar. 24 Aug 1854 his second cousin Anne Dundas (d. 20 Dec 1925), 3rd dau. of Hon Rev Thomas Lawrence Dundas, Rector of Harpole, co. Northampton (by his wife Mary Jane Bousquet, 1st dau. of Rev James Bousquet), 5th son of Thomas [Dundas], 1st Baron Dundas

1. Lady Charlotte Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (d. 1 Mar 1883)

2. Lady Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (dsp. 15 May 1893), mar. 2 May 1831 Leonard Thompson, of Sheriff Hutton, co. York (dsp. 27 Aug 1878)

3. Lady Frances Laura Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (d. 25 Mar 1887), mar. 23 Jun 1837 Rev William Bridgeman-Simpson, Rector of Babworth, co. Nottingham (b. 9 Sep 1813; d. 1 Apr 1895), and had issue

4. Lady Anne Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (dsp. 29 Apr 1879), mar. 10 Oct 1838 as his first wife Sir James John Randoll Mackenzie of Scatwell, 6th Bt. (dsp. 28 Feb 1884)

5. Lady Dorothy Henrietta Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. c. 1822; d.10 Jul 1882)

6. Lady Albreda Elizabeth Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 3 Sep 1829; dsp. 11 Nov 1891), mar. 21 Jun 1853 as his first wife Fitzpatrick Henry [Vernon], 2nd Baron Lyveden

died

4 Oct 1857 (bur. at Marholm, co. Northampton)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Malton 1806-07, for Yorkshire 1807-30, for Peterborough 1830, for Northamptonshire 1831-32 and for North Northamptonshire 1832-33; High Steward of Cambridge 1850-57; Knight of the Garter 1851

 

William Thomas Spencer [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 6th Earl Fitzwilliam, KG

born

12 Oct 1815

mar.

10 Sep 1838 Lady Frances Harriet Douglas (b. 29 Sep 1819; d. 16 Jun 1895; bur .at Wentworth-Woodhouse, co. York), 1st dau. of George Sholto [Douglas], 17th Earl of Morton, by his wife Frances Theodora Rose, dau. of Rt Hon Sir George Henry Rose GCH

children

1. Hon William Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, styled Viscount Milton, Member of Parliament for the South Division of the West Riding of Yorkshire 1865-72 (b. 27 Jul 1739; dvp. 17 Jan 1877; bur. at Wentworth-Woodhouse, co. York), mar. 10 Aug 1867 Laura Maria Theresa Beauclerk (b. 3 Jan 1849; d. 20 Mar 1886; bur. at Wentworth-Woodhouse, co. York), 2nd dau. of Lord Charles Beauclerk, of Lower Winchfield House, co. Hampshire (by his wife Laura Maria Theresa Stopford, dau. and hrss. of Col Edward Stopford, Ambassador to Spain), 4th son by his second wife of William [Beauclerk], 8th Duke of St Albans, and had issue:

1a. William Charles de Meuron Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, later 7th Earl Fitzwilliam

1a. Lady Laura Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, granted the style and precedence of a daughter of an earl by Royal Warrant 1903 (b. 1 Feb 1869; d. 2 Mar 1936), mar. 30 Apr 1889 her first cousin once removed Maj George Sholto Douglas, of Eden Hall, Kelso (b. 27 Apr 1858; d. 10 Feb 1916), 1st son and heir of Admiral Hon George Henry Douglas RN (by his wife Charlotte Martha Parker, dau. of Admiral Sir William Parker, 1st Bt. GCB RN), 2nd son of George Sholto [Douglas], 18th Earl of Morton, and had issue

2a. Lady Mabel Florence Harriett Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, granted the style and precedence of a daughter of an earl by Royal Warrant 1903 (b. 14 Jul 1870; dsp. 26 Sep 1951), mar. 29 Jul 1899 Lt Col William Mackenzie Smith DSO, of Barnes Hall, Sheffield, co. York (b. 27 Apr 1869; dsp. 15 Aug 1956), 1st son and heir of Francis Patrick Smith, of Barnes Hall, co. York, by his wife Margaret Scott Gatty, 1st dau. of Rev Alfred Gatty DD, Vicar of Ecclesfield, co. York

3a. Lady Theresa Evelyn Vilunza Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, granted the style and precedence of a daughter of an earl by Royal Warrant 1903 (b. 5 Sep 1875; d. 19..), mar. 9 Dec 1908 Lt Col Alan Francis Fletcher DSO MVO (b. 23 Apr 1876), only surv. son of Charles John Fletcher, of Dale Park, co. Sussex, by his wife Helen Knox, yst. dau. of Arthur Edward Knox, of Trotton House, co. Sussex, and had issue

2. Hon William Henry Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, of Wigganthorpe, co. York, Member of Parliament for co. Wicklow 1868-74, for the West Riding of Yorkshire (South) 1880-85 and for Doncaster 1888-92 (b. 26 Dec 1840; dspm. 10 Jul 1920), mar. 11 Jul 1877 Lady Mary Grace Louisa Butler, Extra Lady-in-Waiting to HR & IH the Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (b. 7 Mar 1846; d. 17 Jan 1929), 1st dau. of John [Butler], 2nd Marquess of Ormonde, by his wife Francis Jane Paget, 1st dau. of Gen Hon Sir Edward Paget GCB (by his second wife Lady Harriet Legge, 3rd dau. of George [Legge], 3rd Earl of Dartmouth), 4th son of Henry [Paget], 1st Earl of Uxbridge, and had issue:

1a. Marie Albreda Blanche Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 10 May 1878; d. 19...), mar. 4 Oct 1894 Maj Harold Maxwell Walker (b. 18 Apr 1869; d. 19...), 3rd son of Sir James Robert Walker, 2nd Bt. MP, of Sand Hutton, co. York, by his wife Louisa Susan Marlborough Heron-Maxwell, 3rd dau. of Capt Sir John Heron-Maxwell, 6th Bt., RN, and had issue

2a. Isabel Elizabeth Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 20 May 1880; d. 19...)

3a. Irene Serga Alice Jane Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 5 Feb 1883; d. 19...)

3. Hon William Thomas Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 7 Oct 1846; dspms. 23 Mar 1896), mar. 21 Dec 1876 Elgiva Mary Kinglake (d. 2 Dec 1888), 1st dau. of Dr Hamilton Kinglake, of Wilton House, Taunton, co. Devon, and had issue:

1a. Godric Thomas William Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 24 Oct 1877; dvp. 29 Jun 1882)

2a. William Thomas Arran Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 11 May 1883; dvp. 14 Jun 1883)

1a. Elgiva Mary Kathorn Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 11 Dec 1885; d. 19...), mar. 5 Oct 1909 Lt Col James Auchinleck Dane DSO DL (d. 20 Jan 1927), son of Richard Martin Dane KC, of Rathnally, Trim, and had issue

4. Hon Sir William Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam GCVO, High Sheriff of Rutland 1898, Crown Equerry 1910-24 (b. 31 Mar 1848; d. 17 Apr 1925), mar. 31 Oct 1882 Constance Anne Brocklehurst (d. 30 Apr 1941), 2nd dau. of Henry Brocklehurst, of Foden Bank, Macclesfield, co. Chester, by his wife Anne Fielden, 2nd dau. of John Fielden MP, and had issue:

1a. Eric Spencer Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, later 9th Earl Fitzwilliam

5. Maj Hon William John Wentworth-Fitzwilliam MP (b. 7 Aug 1852; dvp. 11 Sep 1889)

6. Hon William George Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (dvp. young 19 Sep 1857)

7. Hon William Hugh Spencer Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 10 Jan 1860; dsp. 28 Mar 1917), mar. 8 Oct 1901 Lady Ada Charlotte Godolphin Osborne (mar. (2) 14 Dec 1922 Sir Henry Robert Boyd KCVO CBE; d. 9 Apr 1944), 3rd dau. of George Godolphin [Osborne], 9th Duke of Leeds

8. Hon William Reginald Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 12 Apr 1862; dsp. 7 Jul 1906), mar. 2 Feb 1893 Edith Isabella Georgina Lane-Fox (dsp. 19 Jun 1904), 3rd dau. of Hon Charles Pierrepoint D'Arcy Lane-Fox (by his wife Louisa Emma Fairfax, 2nd dau. of Thomas Fairfax, of Newton Kyme, co. York), yr. brother of Sackville George [Lane-Fox], 15th Baron Darcy de Knayth

1. Lady Frances Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (d. 28 Sep 1903), mar. 18 Nov 1867 Charles Mervyn Doyne, of Wells, co. Wexford (d. 24 Aug 1924), and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (d. young 9 Feb 1844)

3. Lady Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (dsp. 1 Jul 1921), mar. 23 May 1872 Hon Hugh Le Despencer Boscawen (b. 28 Feb 1849; dsp. 8 Apr 1908), 2nd son of Evelyn [Boscawen], 6th Viscount Falmouth, by his wife Mary Frances Elizabeth Stapleton, suo jure Baroness le Despencer, only child of Hon Thomas Stapleton (by his wife Maria Wynne Bankes, 2nd dau. of Henry Bankes MP, of Kingston Lacy House, co. Dorset), 1st son and heir ap. of Thomas [Stapleton], 15th Baron le Despencer

4. Lady Alice Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (d. 18 Oct 1922)

5. Lady Albreda Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (dsp. 9 Oct 1933), mar. 18 Dec 1895 Hon Charles Fowler Bourke CB DL (b. 5 Oct 1823; dsp. 4 Apr 1899), 5th son of Robert [Bourke], 5th Earl of Mayo, by his wife Anne Charlotte Jocelyn, only dau. and hrss. of Hon John Jocelyn MP, of Fair Hill, co. Louth (by his wife Margaret Fitzgerald, dau. of Rt Hon Richard Fitzgerald MP, of Mount Ophaley, co. Kildare), 4th son of Robert [Jocelyn], 1st Earl of Roden

6. Lady Charlotte Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (d. 7 Jun 1948)

died

20 Feb 1902 (bur. at Wentworth-Woodhouse, co. York)

suc. by

grandson

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Malton 1837-41 and 1946-47, and for co. Wicklow 1847-57; Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding of Yorkshire 1857-92; Knight of the Garter 1862; Yeomanry ADC to Queen Victoria 1884-94

 

William Charles de Meuron [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 7th Earl Fitzwilliam, KCVO CBE DSO

born

25 Jul 1872

mar.

24 Jun 1896 his third cousin Lady Maud Frederica Elizabeth Dundas OBE CStJ (b. 9 Jul 1877), 2nd dau. of Laurence [Dundas], 1st Marquess of Zetland, by his wife Lady Lilian Elizabeth Selina Lumley, 3rd dau. of Richard George [Lumley], 9th Earl of Scarbrough

children

1. Hon William Henry Lawrence Peter Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, later 8th Earl Fitzwilliam

1. Lady Maud Lilian Elfreda Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 19 Aug 1898; d. 1979), mar. 24 Mar 1918 Archibald Ralph [Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie], 3rd Earl of Wharncliffe, and had issue

2. Lady Marjorie Joan Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 19 Oct 1900), mar. (1) 4 Nov 1925 (div. 1949) Maj Sir Grismond Picton Phillips CVO, of Cwmgwill, co. Carmarthen (d. 1967), and (2) 6 Oct 1949 Lt Col William Wallace Smith Cuninghame of Caprington DSO (d. 1959), 1st son of Lt Col John Anstruther Smith Cuninghame of Caprington, and had issue by her first husband

3. Lady Donatia Faith Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 14 Mar 1904; d. 20 Oct 1943), mar. 3 Jun 1925 Lt Col Burton William Ellis Gething (d. 6 Jun 1936), and had issue

4. Lady Helena Albreda Marie Gabriella Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 25 May 1907; d. 19..), mar. 9 Apr 1938 (div. 1948) Chetwode Charles Hamilton Hilton-Green, of Alderley, Wotton-under-Edge, co. Gloucester, and had issue

died

15 Feb 1943

suc. by

son

note

Extra ADC to the Viceroy of India 1893-94; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Wakefield 1895-1902; DSO 1901; Lord Mayor of Sheffield 1909-10; KCVO 1912; CBE 1919

 

William Henry Lawrence Peter [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 8th Earl Fitzwilliam, DSC

born

31 Dec 1910

mar.

19 Apr 1933 Olive Dorothea Plunket CStJ (b. 8 Apr 1911; d. 14 Dec 1975), 2nd dau. of Rt Rev Hon Benjamin John Plunket DD, Bishop of Tuam and of Meath (by his wife Dorothea Hester Butler, 3rd dau. of Sir Thomas Pierce Butler, 10th Bt.), 2nd son of William Conyngham [Plunket], 4th Baron Plunket, Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland

only child

1. Lady (Anne) Juliet Dorothea Maud Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (b. 24 Jan 1935), mar. (1) 23 Apr 1960 (div. 1972) as his second wife Victor Francis Cochrane [Hervey], 6th Marquess of Bristol, and (2) 1974 as his fourth wife Capt Somerset Struben de Chair, of St Osyth Priory, co. Essex, 2nd son of Admiral Sir Dudley Rawson Stratford de Chair KCB KCMG MVO, and has issue by both husbands

died

13 May 1948

suc. by

cousin

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Eric Spencer [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 9th Earl Fitzwilliam

born

4 Dec 1883

mar.

1912 (div. 1917) Jessica Gertrude Rowlands, dau. of R F Rowlands

died

s.p. 3 Apr 1952

suc. by

kinsman

note

 

William Thomas George [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 10th Earl Fitzwilliam

born

28 May 1904

mar.

3 Apr 1956 Joyce Elizabeth Mary Fitzalan-Howard (b. 25 Apr 1898; former wife of Henry Edmund [Fitzalan-Howard], 2nd Viscount Fitzalan of Derwent; d. 19...), 1st dau. of Col Phillip Joseph Langdale OBE, of Houghton Hall, co. York (by his wife Gertrude Lysley Derriman, dau. of Admiral Samuel Hoskins Derriman CB RN), 3rd son of Charles Joseph Langdale, of Houghton Hall, co. York (by his wife Henrietta Grattan, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Henry Grattan, MP, of Celbridge Abbey, co. Kildare), 1st son of Hon Charles Joseph Stourton later Langdale (by his second wife Mary Constable-Maxwell, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Marmaduke William Constable-Maxwell, of Everingham Park, co. York), 3rd son of Charles Philip [Stourton], 17th Baron Stourton

died

s.p. 21 Sep 1979

 

On the death of the 10th Earl Fitzwilliam without a male heir all his titles became extinct.

 

Last updated 21 Jan 2011

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