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Guilford, Earl of (GB, 1752)

 

Creation: let. pat. 8 Apr 1752

 

Family name: North

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Arms:

Azure a Lion passant between three Fleurs-de-lis Argent

Crest:

A Dragon's Head erased Sable ducally gorged and chained Or

Supporters:

On either side a Mastiff proper

Mottoes:

La Vertu Est La Seule Noblesse (Virtue is the only nobility);  Animo et Fide (With courage and fidelity)

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Francis [North], 3rd Baron Guilford later 7th Baron North later 1st Earl of Guilford

1st son and heir of Francis [North], 2nd Baron Guilford, by his second wife Alice Brownlow, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir John Brownlow, 3rd Bt., of Belton and Humby, co. Lincoln

born

13 Apr 1704

mar. (1)

17 Jun 1728 Lady Lucy Montagu (d. 7 May 1734; bur. at Wroxton, co. Oxford), only child of George [Montagu], 1st Earl of Halifax, by his first wife Ricarda Posthuma Saltonstall, dau. and hrss. of Richard Saltonstall, of Wardon, co. Northampton

children by first wife

1. Hon Frederick North, later 2nd Earl of Guilford

1. Hon Lucy North (b. 1734; dvp. young)

mar. (2)

24 Jan 1736 Elizabeth Legge (widow of Hon George Legge, styled Viscount Lewisham, 1st son and heir ap of William [Legge], 1st Earl of Dartmouth;  d. 21 Apr 1745; bur. at Wroxton, co. Oxford), dau. and hrss. of Sir Arthur Kaye, 3rd Bt., of Woodsome, co. York, by his wife Anne Marowe, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Samuel Marowe, 1st Bt., of Berkswell, co. Warwick

children by second wife

2. Rt Rev Hon Brownlow North DD, Bishop of Lichfield 1771-74, of Worcester 1774-81 and of Winchester 1781-1820 (b. 17 Jul 1741; d. 12 Jul 1820), mar. 17 Jan 1771 Henrietta Maria Bannister (d. 16 Nov 1796), dau. and cohrss. of John Bannister, of London, and had issue:

1a. Francis North, later 6th Earl of Guilford

2a. Brownlow North (b. 1778; d. 28 Sep 1829)

3a. Rev Charles Augustus North, Prebendary of Winchester (b. 23 Jun 1785; d. 18 Aug 1825), mar. 11 Mar 1808 Rachel Jarvis (d. 25 Mar 1856), 2nd dau. of Thomas Jarvis, of Laverstoke House, co. Hampshire, and had issue

1a. Henrietta North (d. 10 Oct 1847), mar. Rev William Garnier, Prebendary of Winchester (d. 1835)

2a. Lucy North (d. 20 Feb 1850)

3a. Elizabeth North (b. 26 Oct 1776; d. 18 May 1845; bur. at Merton, co. Norfolk), mar. 12 Aug 1802 Thomas [de Grey], 4th Baron Walsingham, and had issue

2. Lady Louisa North (b. 23 Mar 1736/7; d. 2 Apr 1798; bur. at Lighthorne, co. Warwick), mar. 8 Oct 1761 John [Verney later Peyto-Verney], 14th Baron Willoughby de Broke, and had issue

mar. (3)

13 Jun 1751 Katherine Watson (widow of her cousin Lewis [Watson], 2nd Earl of Rockingham;  dsp. 17 Dec 1766; bur. at Wroxton, co. Oxford), sister and cohrss. of Sir Henry Furnese, 3rd Bt., and dau. of Sir Robert Furnese, 2nd Bt., of Waldershare Park, co. Kent, by his second wife Lady Arabella Watson, 3rd dau. of Lewis [Watson], 1st Earl of Rockingham

died

4 Aug 1790 (bur. at Wroxton, co. Oxford)

created

8 Apr 1752 Earl of Guilford

suc. by

son by his first wife

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Banbury 1727-29; suc. his father 17 Oct 1729 as 3rd Baron Guilford;  a Lord of the Bedchamber to Frederick, Prince of Wales 1730-51; suc. his cousin 31 Oct 1734 as 7th Baron North; Governor to Prince George of Wales 1750-51; Treasurer to the Queen Consort 1773-90

 

Frederick [North], 2nd Earl of Guilford, KG PC

born

13 Apr 1732

mar.

20 May 1756 Anne Speke, Ranger of Bushy Park 1771-97 (d. 17 Jan 1797; bur. at Wroxton, co. Oxford), dau. and hrss. of George Speke, of White Lackington, co. Somerset, by his third wife Anne Peer-Williams, dau. of William Peer-Williams

children

1. Hon George Augustus North, later 3rd Earl of Guilford

2. Hon Francis North, later 4th Earl of Guilford

3. Hon Frederick North, later 5th Earl of Guilford

1. Lady Catherine Anne North (b. 16 Feb 1760; dspms. 6 Feb 1817), mar. 25 Sep 1789 Sylvester [Douglas], 1st Baron Glenbervie, and had issue

2. Lady Anne North, Lady-in-Waiting to Caroline, Princess of Wales (b. 8 Jan 1764; d. 18 Jan 1832), mar. 20 Jan 1798 as his third wife John [Holroyd later Baker-Holroyd], 1st Earl of Sheffield, and had issue

3. Lady Charlotte North, a Lady of the Bedchamber to Caroline, Princess of Wales (dsp. 25 Oct 1849), mar. 2 Apr 1800 Lt Col Hon John Lindsay (b. 15 Mar 1762; dsp. 6 Mar 1826), 7th son of James [Lindsay], 5th Earl of Balcarres, by his wife Anne Dalrymple, dau. by his second wife of Sir Robert Dalrymple of Castleton

died

5 Aug 1792 (bur. at Wroxton, co. Oxford)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Banbury 1754-90; a Lord of the Treasury 1759-65; Privy Councillor 1766; Joint Paymaster-General 1766-67; Chancellor of the Exchequer 1767-82;  First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) 1770-82; Elder Brother of the Trinity House 1771-92 and Master 1773-75; Knight of the Garter 1772; Chancellor of the University of Oxford 1772; Lord Lieutenant of Somerset 1774-92; Governor of the Levant Company 1776-92; Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports 1778-92; Secretary of State for Home Affairs 1783

 

George Augustus [North], 3rd Earl of Guilford

born

11 Sep 1757

mar. (1)

24 Sep 1785 Lady Maria Frances Mary Hobart (d. 23 Apr 1794; bur. at Wroxton, co. Oxford), 3rd dau. of George [Hobart], 3rd Earl of Buckinghamshire, by his wife Albinia Bertie, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Lord Vere Bertie (by his wife Ann Casey, illegit. dau. of Sir Cecil Wray, 11th Bt.), 1st son by his second wife of Robert [Bertie], 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven

only surviving child by first wife

1. Lady Maria North (b. 26 Dec 1793; dsp. 11 Sep 1841), mar. 29 Jul 1818 as his first wife John [Stuart later Crichton-Stuart], 2nd Marquess of Bute

mar. (2)

28 Feb 1796 Susan Coutts (d. 24 Sep 1837; bur. at Wroxton, co. Oxford), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Coutts, banker, of Westminster, co. Middlesex, by his first wife Susan Starkie

children by second wife

2. Lady Susan North, later suo jure Baroness North

3. Lady Georgiana North (d. 25 Aug 1835)

died

s.p.m.s. 20 Apr 1802 (bur. at Wroxton, co. Oxford)

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Harwich 1778-84, for Wootton Bassett (Whig) 1784-90, for Petersfield 1790 and for Banbury 1790-92; Secretary and Comptroller of the Household of the Queen Consort 1781-84; Under Home Secretary 1783; Captain of Deal Castle 1790-1802; on his death the Barony of North fell into abeyance between his three daughters until 11 Sep 1841 when it was vested in his second dau., Lady Susan North

 

Francis [North], 4th Earl of Guilford

born

25 Dec 1761

mar.

19 Jul 1810 Maria Boycott (d. 30 Dec 1821), 5th dau. of Thomas Boycott, of Wrexham and of Rudge Hall, co. Salop, by his wife Jane Puleston, dau. of John Puleston, of Pickhill, co. Denbigh

died

s.p. 11 Jan 1817 (bur. at Pisa, Italy)

suc. by

brother

note

Cornet, 2nd Dragoons 1777; Maj, 83rd Foot 1783; Lt Col, 1794; Lieutenant of Dover Castle 1793-1802

 

Frederick [North], 5th Earl of Guilford, GCMG

born

7 Feb 1766

died

14 Oct 1827

suc. by

cousin

note

Chamberlain of the Exchequer 1779-1826; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Banbury 1792-94; Comptroller of the Customs of London 1794-1812; FRS 1794; Secretary of State in Corsica 1795-97; Governor and Vice Admiral of Ceylon 1798-1805; Chancellor of the University of Corfu 1819-27; GCMG 1819

 

Rev Francis [North], 6th Earl of Guilford

born

17 Dec 1772

mar. (1)

20 Feb 1798 Esther Harrison (dsp. 10 Aug 1823), dau. of Rev John Harrison, Rector of Bighton, co. Hampshire

mar. (2)

4 May 1826 Harriet Warde (b. c. 1805; mar. (2) 10 Feb 1863 John Lettsom Elliot;  d. 16 Apr 1874), dau. of Lt Gen Sir Henry Warde GCB by his wife Justina Thomas, dau. of John Thomas, of Hereford

children by second wife

1. Hon Dudley North, styled Lord North (b. 7 Aug 1829; dvp. 28 Jan 1860), mar. 17 Oct 1850 Charlotte Maria Eden (b. 30 Jan 1831; mar. (2) 10 Jul 1861 Maj Alexander George Dickson MP;  d. 6 Feb 1909; bur. at Glemham, co. Suffolk), 3rd dau. of Rev Hon William Eden, Rector of Bishopsbourne, co. Kent (by his wife Anna Maria Yelverton, widow of Henry Edward [Gould later Yelverton], 19th Baron Grey of Ruthin, and dau. of William Kellam, of Ryton-in-Dunsmore. co. Warwick), 2nd son of Morton Frederick [Eden], 1st Baron Henley, and had issue:

1a. Hon Dudley Francis North, later 7th Earl of Guilford

2a. Hon Morton William North (b. 31 Oct 1852; d. 26 Apr 1895), mar. 3 Apr 1879 Hilda Hylton Jolliffe (d. 19 Feb 1902), 2nd dau. of Capt Hylton Jolliffe (by his wife Leila Tyrwhitt, 1st dau. of Sir Thomas John Tyrwhitt, 1st Bt.), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of William George Hylton [Jolliffe], 1st Baron Hylton, and had issue

3a. Hon Cecil North (b. 25 Apr 1855; d. 1882)

1a. Lady Flora Mildred North (b. c. 1861; d. 1 Mar 1886), mar. 28 Dec 1880 as his first wife Sir Robert Rodney Wilmot, 6th Bt., of Osmaston, co. Derby, and had issue

2. Hon Frederick Henry North, of Bradstow, Broadstairs, co. Kent, 3rd Secretary at Berlin Embassy (b. 1 Jul 1834; d. 17 Nov 1917)

3. Lieut Hon Charles North (b. 29 Dec 1840; dsp. 10 Nov 1871), mar. 26 Apr 1865 Amy Louisa Maine (b. 1841; d. 28 Dec 1902), yr. dau. of Rev John Thomas Maine, of Bighton Wood, Bighton, co. Hampshire, by his wife Eliza Penelope Anne Cracroft, only child of Rev John Cracroft, Rector of Ripley, co. York, by his first wife Eliza Lewis, dau. of James Lewis, of Powis Place, St George-the-Martyr, London

1. Lady Harriet North (d. 27 Aug 1922), mar. 28 Aug 1862 Lt Col George Warde KH, of Squerries Court, Westerham, co. Kent (d. 23 Jan 1877)

2. Lady Frances North (d. 12 Dec 1925), mar. 11 Nov 1862 Henry Jeffreys Bushby, of Wormley, Bury, co. Hertford, Recorder of Colchester 1863-70 and Metropolitan Police Magistrate 1870-96 (d. 27 Aug 1903), and had issue

died

29 Jan 1861

suc. by

grandson

note

Rector of Alresford, co. Hampshire, and of St Mary's, Southampton 1797-1850; Prebend of Winchester 1802-27; Master of St Cross Hospital, Winchester 1808-61

 

Dudley Francis [North], 7th Earl of Guilford

born

14 Jul 1851

mar.

4 May 1874 Georgiana Chetwynd (b. 2 Feb 1847; d. 13 May 1931), 2nd dau. of Sir George Chetwynd. 3rd Bt., by his wife Lady Charlotte Augusta Hill, 1st dau. of Arthur Blundell [Hill], 3rd Marquess of Downshire

children

1. Hon Dudley Francis, styled Lord North (b. 3 May 1875; dvp. 4 May 1875)

2. Hon Frederick George North, later 8th Earl of Guilford

1. Lady Muriel Emily North (b. 16 Apr 1879; d. 15 Mar 1937)

died

19 Dec 1885 (bur. at Waldershare Park, co. Kent)

suc. by

son

 

Frederick George [North], 8th Earl of Guilford

born

19 Nov 1876

mar.

25 Jun 1901 Mary Violet Pawson (d. 8 Dec 1947), dau. of William Hargrave Pawson, of Shawdon, co. Northumberland, by his wife Hon Emily Violet Jervis, 4th dau. of Carnegie Robert John [Jervis], 3rd Viscount St Vincent

children

1. Hon Francis George North, styled Lord North (b. 15 Jun 1902; dvp. 25 Aug 1940), mar. 9 Jun 1927 Joan Louise Burrell (mar. (2) 25 Jun 1947 Charles Harman Hunt, of High Wycombe, Bucks.), only dau. of Sir Merrik Raymond Burrell, 7th Bt. CBE, of Valentine House, co. West Sussex, by his first wife Wilhelmina Louisa Winans, dau. of Walter Winans, of Surrenden Park, co. Kent, and Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and had issue:

1a. Hon Edward Francis North, later 9th Earl of Guilford

1a. Lady Barbara Joan North OStJ, granted the rank and style of earl's daughter by Royal Licence 1950 (b. 28 Sep 1928), mar. 28 Sep 1951 Maj Hon Sir Clive Bossom, 2nd Bt., and has issue

2a. Lady Angela Mary North, granted the rank and style of an earl's daughter by Royal Licence 1950 (b. 28 May 1931; d. 29 May 2017), mar. 18 Jul 1955 Peter John Henry Whiteley (d. 2015), 1st son of Brig John Percival Whiteley OBE MP, of The Grange, Bletchley, co. Buckingham, and had issue

2. Hon John Montagu William North (b. 28 Feb 1905; d. 1987)), mar. (1) 30 Apr 1927 (div. 1939) Muriel Norton Hicking (d. 1989), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir William Norton Hicking, 1st Bt., and (2) 23 Jun 1939 (div. 1949) Marion Dyer Chase (d. 1992), yst. dau. of Frank Irving Chase, of Boston, Massachusetts, USA, (3) 1951 (div. 1960) Polly Peabody, dau. of Dick Peabody, of USA, and (4) 1961 Wendy Alexandra Peters, yst. dau. of Francis Robert Peters, and had issue by his first and third wives

3. Hon Charles Evelyn North (b. 18 Mar 1918), mar. (1) 12 Sep 1942 (div. 1957) Maureen O'Callaghan Baldwin, 2nd dau. of Maj Francis Charles Brian Baldwin, and (2) 10 Mar 1959 Joan Aston Booker, dau. of Maj Frederick Bertram Booker, of Edenmore House, Raheny, co. Dublin, and has issue by his first wife

1. Lady Cynthia Mary Noel North (b. 25 Dec 1908; dvp. 25 Aug 1940), mar. 1 Jun 1935 Lt Col Max Wells Williams, son of William Stanley Williams, and had issue

died

9 Nov 1949

suc. by

grandson

 

Edward Francis [North], 9th Earl of Guilford

born

22 Sep 1933

mar.

15 Sep 1956 Osyth Vere Napier Leeston OStJ (d. 15 Aug 1992), dau. of Cyril Napier Leeston, of Trottiscliffe, West Malling, co. Kent

only child

1. Hon Piers Edward Brownlow North, later 10th Earl of Guilford

died

26 Mar 1999

suc. by

son

 

Piers Edward Brownlow [North], 10th Earl of Guilford

born

9 Mar 1971

mar.

26 Mar 1994 Michele C de Marigny, dau .of Gilbert Desvaux de Marigny, of Curepipe, Mauritius

children

1. Hon Frederick North, styled Lord North (b. 24 Jun 2002)

1. Lady Tatiana North (b. 13 Sep 2000)

 

Last updated 12 Jun 2017

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Titles:

10th Earl of Guilford

(Great Britain, let. pat. 8 Apr 1752)

12th Baron Guilford, of Guilford in the County of Surrey

(England, let. pat. 27 Sep 1683)

 

Address:

Home Farm House, Waldershare Park, Dover, Kent CT15 5BA

Tel:  01304 820244

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