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Galway, Viscount (I, 1727)

 

Creation: let. pat. 17 Jul 1727

 

Family name: Monckton later Monckton-Arundell

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Sable six Swallows three two and one Argent (Arundell);  2nd and 3rd, Sable on a Chevron between three Martlets Or as many Mullets of the field (Monckton)

Crests:

1st:  On a Chapeau Azure turned up Ermine a Swallow Argent;  2nd:  A Martlet Or

Supporters:

On either side a Unicorn Ermine crined armed and unguled and each gorged with an Eastern Coronet Or

Motto:

Famam Extendere Factis (To extend my fame by deeds)

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John [Monckton], 1st Viscount Galway

only surv. son of Robert Monckton, of Cavil and Holdroyd, co. York, by his wife Theodosia Fountaine, yst. dau. and cohrss. of John Fountaine, of Melton-on-the-Hill, co. York

born

1695

mar. (1)

Lady Elizabeth Manners (d. 22 Mar 1729/30; bur. at Felkirk, co. York), 3rd dau. of John [Manners], 2nd Duke of Rutland, by his first wife Lady Catharine Russell, dau. of Lord William Russell, styled Lord Russell

children by first wife

1. Hon William Monckton later Monckton-Arundell, later 2nd Viscount Galway

2. Lt Gen Hon Robert Monckton, second in command to General Wolfe at the taking of Quebec, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of New York, Governor of Berwick-on-Tweed and Holy Island (d. 26 May 1782)

mar. (2)

Nov 1734 Jane Westenra (d. May 1788; bur. at Brewood, co. Stafford), 4th dau. of Henry Westenra, of Rathleagh, co. Dublin, by his wife Eleanor Allen, sister of John [Allen], 1st Viscount Allen, and 2nd dau. of Sir Joshua Allen, of Mullynahack, nr. Dublin, Lord Mayor of Dublin 1673

children by second wife

3. Col Hon John Monckton, of Fineshade Abbey, co. Northampton (b. 2 Aug 1739; d. 3 Jan 1830), mar. Anne Adams (d. 20 Sep 1802), and had issue

4. Gen Hon Henry Monckton (b. 15 Jul 1740; killed in the American Wars)

5. Hon Edward Monckton, of Somerford Hall, co. Nottingham (b. 3 Nov 1744; d. 21 Jul 1832), mar. 14 Mar 1776 Sophia Pigot (d. 1 Jan 1834), and had issue

1. Hon Mary Monckton (b. 21 May 1748; dsp. 30 May 1840), mar. 17 Jun 1786 as his second wife Edmund [Boyle], 7th Earl of Cork

died

15 Jul 1751

created

17 Jul 1727 Baron of Killard and Viscount Galway

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Clitheroe 1727-34 and for Pontefract 1734-47 and 1749-51; a Commissioner for the Irish Revenue 1734-48; Surveyor General of English Land Revenue 1750-51

 

William [Monckton later Monckton-Arundell], 2nd Viscount Galway

born

mar.

12 Aug 1747 Elizabeth da Costa Villa-Real (bapt. 11 Apr 1738; d. 2 Jan 1792), dau. of Joseph da Costa Villa-Real, of co. York and co. Nottingham, by his wife Katherine da Costa, dau. of Joseph da Costa

children

1. Hon John Monckton (dvp. 1769)

2. Hon Henry William Monckton-Arundell, later 3rd Viscount Galway

3. Hon Robert Monckton-Arundell, later 4th Viscount Galway

1. Hon Elizabeth Monckton-Arundell (d. 2 Jul 1835), mar. (1) 2 Sep 1774 as his second wife Sir Francis Sykes, 1st Bt. MP, of Basildon, co. Berkshire, and (2) 16 Feb 1805 as his second wife Sir Drummond Smith, 1st Bt., and had issue by her first husband

2. Hon Frances Charlotte Monckton-Arundell (d. 12 Sep 1825), mar. 15 Feb 1785 Anthony Burlton Bennett

died

18 Nov 1772

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Pontefract 1747-48 and 1754-72 and for Thirsk 1749-54; Receiver General of Crown rents in Yorkshire, Co. Durham, etc., 1748; Master of the Stag-Hounds 1765-70; took the name of Arundell by Royal Warrant 1769

 

Henry William [Monckton-Arundell], 3rd Viscount Galway

born

16 May 1749

died

2 Mar 1774

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament for Pontefract 1772-74

 

Robert [Monckton-Arundell], 4th Viscount Galway, KB PC

born

4 Jul 1752

mar. (1)

4 Mar 1779 Elizabeth Mathew (b. c. 1760; d. 19 Nov 1801; bur. at Felkirk, co. York), 3rd dau. of Daniel Mathew, of Felix Hall, co. Essex, by his wife Mary Byam, dau. of George Byam, of Antigua

children by first wife

1. Hon William George Monckton-Arundell later Monckton, later 5th Viscount Galway

2. Hon Robert Henry Monckton-Arundell (d. 1813)

3. Hon Charles Frederick Monckton-Arundell (dvp. 1798)

4. Hon Augustus Philip Monckton-Arundell (dvp. 1802)

5. Capt Hon Carleton Thomas Monckton-Arundell (b. 9 Jan 1797; d. 10 May 1830)

1. Hon Elizabeth Mary Monckton-Arundell (d. 1840)

2. Hon Henrietta Maria Monckton-Arundell (d. 1 May 1847), mar. 22 Aug 1808 Robert Pemberton Milnes, of Fryston Hall, co. York, and had issue

3. Hon Charlotte Penelope Monckton-Arundell (dvp. 1806)

4. Hon Frances Jane Monckton-Arundell (d. 8 Jul 1854)

mar. (2)

24 May 1803 Mary Bridget Hay-Drummond (widow of Peter Auriol Hay-Drummond;  dsp. 15 Nov 1835; bur. in the Unitarian Chapel at Wakefield, co. York), only child of Pemberton Milnes, of Bawtry Hall, co. York, by his wife Jane Slater, dau. of Dr Adam Slater

died

23 Jul 1810 (bur. at Felkirk, co. York)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament for Pontefract 1780-83 and 1796-1802 and for York 1783-90; Comptroller of the Household 1784-87; Privy Councillor 1784; KB 176

 

William George [Monckton-Arundell later Monckton], 5th Viscount Galway

born

28 Mar 1782

mar.

4 Jun 1804 Catherine Elizabeth Handfield (b. 8 Sep 1783; d. 7 Apr 1862), only surv. child of Capt George Handfield, of Serlby Hall, co. Nottingham, by his wife Elizabeth Smith, only dau. of Sir William Smith, 6th Bt., of Hill Hall, co. Essex

children

1. Hon George Edward Arundell Monckton-Arundell, later 6th Viscount Galway

2. Capt Hon Charles Gustavus Monckton (b. 11 May 1806; dvp. 9 Aug 1831)

3. Cmdr Hon Augustus William Monckton RN (b. 8 Apr 1808; dvp. at sea in HMS Calypso Feb 1833)

4. Col Hon Edmund Gambier Monckton (b. 21 Dec 1809; d. 7 Oct 1872), mar. 10 Jun 1845 Arabella Martha Robinson (d. 25 Jul 1880), dau. of Rev John Robinson, Rector of Widmerpool, co. Nottingham, and had issue:

1a. William Henry Monckton, of the Manor House, Southwell, co. Nottingham (b. 17 Aug 1846; d. 19 Mar 1900), mar. 11 Feb 1885 Rose Ethel Vatcher (d. 11 May 1939), dau. of Henry Vatcher, of Rosemount, St Helier, Jersey, and had issue:

1b. William Arundell Monckton later Monckton-Arundell, later 10th Viscount Galway

2b. Hon Edmund Savile Monckton later Monckton-Arundell, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1973, later 11th Viscount Galway

1b. Ethel Mary Monckton (b. 4 Jan 1888; dsp. 16 Feb 1964), mar. 29 Aug 1921 Lt Col Claude Henry Maxwell Imbert-Terry DSO

2b. Joan Frances Monckton (b. 2-9 Jan 1889; d. 2 Jan 1959), mar. 14 Jul 1914 Capt Frederick Thomas de Mallet Morgan CBE RN (d. 23 Aug 1959), son of Col Frederick Cyril Morgan, and had issu)e

3b. Hon Rosamond Vere Monckton, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1973 (b. 19 Jan 1892; d. 6 Nov 1976), mar. 2 May 1922 Vice Admiral Arthur Duncan Read CB (d. 30 Oct 1976), son of Edward R Read, of Dublin, and had issue

2a. Lt Col Philip Edmund Monckton, Mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand (b. 20 Dec 1850; dsp. 30 Dec 1911), mar. 22 Jul 1884 his brother's sister-in-law Bessie Gertrude Vatcher (dsp. 31 Dec 1885), dau. of Henry Vatcher, of Rosemount, St Helier, Jersey

3a. Marmaduke John Monckton (b. 3 Nov 1853; d. 4 Apr 1922), mar. 14 Jul 1891 Kathleen Swan Browne (d. 13 Nov 1953), dau. of Dep Surgeon-General James Browne, and had issue:

1a. F/Lt Philip Marmaduke Monckton RCAF (b. 7 May 1892; d. 4 Oct 1965), mar. 19 Jan 1918 Lavender O'Hara, dau. of W J O'Hara, of St Albans, co. Hertford, and had issue:

1c. F/O John Philip Monckton RCAF (b. 11 Oct 1919; dvp. in action 26 Feb 1943)

2c. George Rupert Monckton later Monckton-Arundell, later 12th Viscount Galway

1c. Sylvia Monckton (b. 21 Jan 1921), mar. 12 Apr 1947 Lt Cdr Thomas Bruce Wilson RCN, of 1815 West 30th Avenue, Vancouver, Canada, and has issue

4a. Geoffrey Francis Monckton (b. 30 Apr 1865; d. 28 Dec 1927)

1a. Caroline Emma Monckton (d. 10 Feb 1919)

2a. Alice Henrietta Monckton (d. 8 Jan 1930), mar. 27 Sep 1877 Frank Ricardo, of Bure Homage, co. Hampshire (d. 1897), and had issue

3a. Rosamund Isobel Monckton (d. 19 Mar 1946), mar. 8 Jul 1886 her brothers' brother-in-law Rev Canon James Raynold Morley Vatcher, Vicar of Clare, co. Suffolk (d. 5 Feb 1931), and had issue

5. Rev Hon Frederick Smijth Monckton, Vicar of St Peter's Church, Kingsland (b. 31 May 1811; d. 1861)

6. Hon Horace Manners Monckton (b. 8 May 1824; d. 14 Jan 1904), mar. (1) 16 Oct 1856 Georgina White (d. 7 Jul 1879), only dau. of Sir Thomas Woollaston White, 2nd Bt. JP DL, by his first wife Georgina Ramsay, dau. of George Ramsay of Barnton, by his wife Jean Hamilton, sister of William [Hamilton], 7th Lord Belhaven and Stenton, and 2nd dau. of Robert Hamilton, de jure 6th Lord Belhaven and Stenton, and (2) 11 Nov 1885 Emily Sarah Till (widow of W T Till, of Waingates, co. Surrey; d. 28 Nov 1913), and dau. of James Cooper, and had issue by his first wife

1. Hon Elizabeth Celia Monckton (d. 20 May 1892)

2. Hon Caroline Isabella Monckton (d. 9 Apr 1922), mar. 25 Mar 1856 Rev Thomas John Monson, Rector of Kirby-under-Dale, co. York (b. 28 Apr 1825; d. 23 Jul 1887), 1st son of Rev Hon Thomas John Monson, Rector of Bedale, co. York (by his second wife Sarah Wyvill, dau. of Rev Christopher Wyvill, of Constable Burton, co. York), 5th son of John [Monson], 2nd Baron Monson, by his wife Theodosia Maddison, dau. of John Maddison, of Stainton Vale and Stamford, co. Lincoln, and had issue

died

2 Feb 1834 (bur. at Felkirk, co. York)

suc. by

son

note

he discontinued the name of Arundell before his own title of honour, as also (as a surname) for his children, other than his heir male for the time being in the peerage, by Royal Warrant 1826

 

George Edward Arundell [Monckton-Arundell], 6th Viscount Galway

born

1 Mar 1805

mar.

25 Apr 1838 his cousin Henrietta Eliza Milnes (b. 30 Jun 1814; d. 10 Sep 1891), sister of 1st Baron Houghton, and only dau. of Robert Pemberton Milnes, of Fryston Hall, co. York, by his wife Hon Henrietta Maria Monckton-Arundell, dau. by his first wife of Robert [Monckton-Arundell], 4th Viscount Galway

only child

1. Hon George Edmund Milnes Monckton-Arundell, later 7th Viscount Galway

died

6 Feb 1876

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for East Retford 1847-76; a Lord-in-Waiting 1852-53

 

George Edmund Milnes [Monckton-Arundell], 7th Viscount Galway, CB JP DL

born

18 Nov 1844

mar.

24 Jul 1879 Vere Gosling (d. 3 Jan 1921; bur. at Serlby, co. Nottingham), only dau. of Ellis Gosling, of Busbridge Hall, co. Surrey, by his wife Emma Susan Duncombe, dau. of Rev Edward Duncombe, Rector of Barthomley, co. Cheshire

children

1. Hon George Vere Arundell Monckton-Arundell, later 8th Viscount Galway

1. Hon Violet Frances Monkton (b. 14 May 1880; d. 24 Oct 1930), mar. 7 Jul 1904 Lt Col Geoffrey Henry Julian Skeffington-Smyth later Fitzpatrick DSO (d. 11 Mar 1939), 2nd son of Edward Randal Skeffington-Smyth JP DL, of Mount Henry, and had issue

died

7 Mar 1931

created

4 Jul 1887 Baron Monckton, of Serlby in the County of Nottingham

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for North Nottinghamshire 1872-85; Master of Foxhounds 1876-1907; Col commanding Nottinghamshire (Sherwood Rangers) Yeomanry 1882-1904; Alderman, Nottinghamshire County Council 1889; Yeomanry ADC to Queen Victoria 1897-1901, to King Edward VII 1901-10 and to King George V 1910-20; CB 1903; Chairman, Nottinghamshire County Council 1914-28; Lord High steward of East Retford

 

George Vere Arundell [Monckton-Arundell], 8th Viscount Galway, GCMG DSO OBE

born

24 Mar 1882

mar.

24 Jun 1922 Hon Lucia Emily Margaret White JP, Maid of Honour to Queen Alexandra 1919-22 (b. 3 Dec 1890; d. 12 Jan 1983), 2nd dau. of Luke [White], 3rd Baron Annaly, by his wife Hon Lilah Georgiana Augusta Constance Agar-Ellis, only surv. dau. of Henry [Agar-Ellis], 3rd Viscount Clifden

children

1. Hon Simon George Robert Monckton-Arundell, later 9th Viscount Galway

1. Hon Mary Victoria Monckton (b. 5 Jan 1924), mar. (1) 29 Aug 1947 (div. 1972) David Henry Fetherstonhaugh (d. 1994), son of Lt Col Timothy Fetherstonhaugh DSO, of Kirkoswald, Penrith, co. Cumberland, and (2) 30 Mar 1974 as his second wife Maj Robert Patricius Chaworth-Musters (d. 1992), and had issue by her first husband

2. Hon Celia Ella Vere Monckton JP, Extra Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Alexandra, Hon Lady Ogilvy 1970 (b. 1925; d. 13 Dec 1997), mar. 13 Jun 1959 Sir joseph Francis Rowley, 7th Bt., and had issue

3. Hon Isabel Cynthia Monckton (b. 1926), mar. 21 Sep 1970 as his second wife John Leonard [King], Baron King of Wartnaby (Life Peer)

died

27 Mar 1943

suc. by

son

note

joined 1st Life Guards 1904, Lieut 1906, Adjutant 1908, Brevet Lt Col; served in World War I 1914-18; DSO 1917; OBE 1919Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of New Zealand 1935-41

 

Simon George Robert [Monckton-Arundell], 9th Viscount Galway

born

11 Nov 1929

mar.

4 Nov 1953 Lady Teresa Jane Fox-Strangways (mar. (2) 1972 Mark Agnew;  d. 1969), only dau. of Edward Henry Charles James [Fox-Strangways], 7th Earl of Ilchester, by his wife Helen Elizabeth Ward, twin dau. of Capt Hon Cyril Augustus Ward MVO RN

died

s.p. 1 Jan 1971

suc. by

second cousin once rmoved

note

on his death the Barony of Monckton became extinct

 

William Arundell [Monckton later Monckton-Arundell], 10th Viscount Galway

born

24 Sep 1894

mar.

1939 Joan Williams (d. 1973), only child of Maj G A Williams, of Morelands, Purbrook, co. Hampshire

died

s.p. 15 Aug 1977

suc. by

brother

 

Edmund Savile [Monckton later Monckton-Arundell], 11th Viscount Galway

born

11 Sep 1900

mar.

20 Apr 1927 Kathleen Joyce Musgrave (d. 2 Feb 1975), 2nd dau. of James Musgrave, by his wife Kathleen Const Barker, dau. of Francis Const Barker, of Blackrock, co. Dublin

only child

1. Hon Rose Wynsome Monckton (b. 11 Mar 1937; d. 23 Sep 2017)

died

s.p.m. 30 Jan 1980

suc. by

first cousin once removed

note

granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Viscount by Royal Warrant 1973

 

George Rupert [Monckton later Monckton-Arundell], 12th Viscount Galway

born

13 Oct 1922

mar.

12 Oct 1944 Fiona Margaret Taylor (d. 31 May 2010), dau. of Capt Percival Walter de Putron Taylor, of Sooke, British Columbia, Canada

children

1. Hon (John) Philip Monckton-Arundell, later 13th Viscount Galway

1. Hon Sheelagh Margaret Monckton (b. 14 Jul 1945), mar. 12 Aug 1967 William Arthur Herd, of 726 Galloway Crescent, London, Ontario, Canada, and has issue

2. Hon (Fiona) Marilyn Monckton (b. 21 Dec 1947), mar. 27 Apr 1974 Robert Wilford Shank, of 9770 SW Buckskin Terrace, Beaverton, Oregon, USA, son of Wilford Eugene Shank, of Lexington, Michigan, USA, and has issue

3. Hon Rachel Jean Monckton (b. 21 Jun 1957), mar. 22 Dec 1978 (div. 1989) Ronald John Pressey, son of Thomas Pressey, of Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, and has issue

died

30 Sep 2017

suc. by

son

 

(John) Philip [Monckton-Arundell], 13th Viscount Galway

born

8 Apr 1952

mar.

1980 (div. 1992) Deborah Kathleen Holmes, dau. of A Bruce Holmes, of Ottawa, Canada

 

The heir presumptive to the Viscountcy of Galway is Alan Stobart Monckton, a great-great-great-grandson of the 1st Viscount Galway and a fourth cousin twice removed of the present Viscount.

 

 Last updated 29 Jan 2018

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Titles:

13th Viscount Galway

(Ireland, let. pat. 17 Jul 1727)

13th Baron Killard

(Ireland, let. pat. 17 Jul 1727)

 

Address:

387 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5N 1L4, Canada

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