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Gwydyr, Baron (GB, 1796 - 1915)

 

Creation: let.pat. 16 Jun 1796

 

Extinct: 13 Feb 1915

 

Family name: Burrell later Drummond-Burrell later Drummond-Willoughby later Burrell

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1. Vert three Escutcheons Argent each charged with  a Bordure engrailed Or (Burrell);  2. Or fretty Azure (Willoughby);  3. Argent three Battering Rams barways in pale proper headed and garnished Azure (Bertie); 4. Vert three Eagles displayed in fess Or (Gwynedd, Prince of Wales)

Crests:

1. A Naked Arm embowed proper holding a Branch of Laurel Vert (Burrell);  2. A Saracen's Head couped and affrontée proper ducally crowned Or (Willoughby)

Supporters:

Dexter:  A Grey Friar habited proper with his Crutch and Rosary Or;  Sinister: A Savage wreathed about the temples and waist all proper

Motto:

Animus Non Deficit Aequus

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Peter [Burrell], 1st Baron Gwydyr, PC

only son and heir of Peter Burrell MP, of Langley Park, in Beckenham, co. Kent, Surveyor-General of Crown Lands (by his wife Elizabeth Lewis, dau. and hrss. of John Lewis, of Hackney, co. Middlesex), 1st son and heir of Peter Burrell MP, of Langley Park, in Beckenham, co. Kent (by his wife Amy Raymond, dau. of Hugh Raymond, of Saling Hall, co. Essex), elder brother of Sir Merrick Burrell, 1st Bt., of West Grinstead Park, co. Sussex, and 1st son of Peter Burrell, of Langley Park, in Beckenham, co. Kent, by his wife Isabella Merrick, dau. of John Merrick, of Stubbers, in North Ockendon, co. Essex

born

16 Jul 1754

mar.

23 Feb 1779 Lady Priscilla Barbara Elizabeth Bertie, suo jure Baroness Willioughby de Eresby

children

1. Hon Peter Robert Burrell later Drummond-Burrell, later 2nd Baron Gwydyr later 22nd Baron Willoughby de Eresby

2. Hon Lindsey Merrick Peter Burrell (b. 20 Jun 1786;  d. 1 Jan 1848), mar. 13 Jul 1807 Frances Daniell (d. 25 Aug 1846), dau. of James Daniell, and had issue:

1a. Albemarle Brownlow Peter Burrell (b. 1808; dvp. unm.)

2a. Peter Robert Burrell, later 4th Baron Gwydyr

3a. Lindsey Peter Burrell (b. 1813;  d. unm.)

4a. Rev Willoughby James Peter Burrell (b. 1814;  d. 14 Dec 1849), mar. 7 Dec 1838 Frances Burdett (mar. (2) 12 Aug 1855 William Grey Pitt (d. 25 May 1867);  d. 18 Feb 1885), dau. of William Joness Burdett, of Copt Hall, co. Essex, and had issue:

1b. Capt Peter Willoughby Burdett (b. 1840;  d. 4 Nov 1873), mar. 23 Jun 1868 Kathleen McMurray (mar. (2) 30 Oct 1878 Capt Henry Fenning), dau. of Robert McMurray, of Roxborough, and had issue:

1c. Willoughby Robert Burdett Burrell (b.5 Nov 1869;  d. 15 Feb 1892)

1a. Frances Burrell (d. unm. bef. 1870)

2a. Georgiana Charlotte Burrell (dvp. 17 Sep 1843), mar. 6 Dec 1838 J H Lloyd Anstruther, of Hintlesham Hall, co. Suffolk

3a. Emma Burrell (d. 1 May 1865)

4a. Susan Anne Burrell (d. 16 Aug 1850), mar. 29 Jul 1839 W Talbot Crosbie, of Ardfert Abbey, co. Kerry, and had issue

5a. Emily Aurora Burrell (d. unm. before 1870)

6a. Hon Marcia Sarah Burrell, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1870 (d. 1889), mar. (1) 24 Apr 1851 Rev Charles Cameron (d. 1 Dec 1861), and (2) 14 Apr 1868 Walter Whittington

7a. Hon Charlotte Anne Burrell, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1870, mar. 9 Oct 1851 Charles Wilmot Smith, of Ballynanty House, co. Limerick, and has issue

3. Hon William Peregrine Peter Burrell (b. 1 Oct 1788;  d. 27 Jul 1852)

1. Hon Elizabeth Julia Gertrude Burrell (b. 25 Mar 1793;  dsp. 30 Apr 1879), mar. 14 Apr 1826 John [FitzGibbon], 2nd Earl of Clare

died

29 Jun 1820 (bur. at Edenham, co. Lincoln)

created

16 Jun 1796 Baron Gwydyr, of Gwydyr in the County of Carnarvon

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Haslemere 1776-80 and for Boston 1782-96; knighted 1781; Deputy Lord Great Chamberlain 1781, the hereditary office of Lord Great Chamberlain being vested in his wife and her sister; suc. his great uncle, Sir Merrick Burrell, 1st Bt., as 2nd Bt. Apr 1787; Privy Councillor 1820

 

Peter Robert [Burrell later Drummond-Burrell], 2nd Baron Gwydyr later 22nd Baron Willoughby de Eresby, PC

born

19 Mar 1782

mar.

19 Oct 1807 Hon Clementina Sarah Drummond (b. 5 May 1786;  d. 26 Jan 1865), only surv. dau. and hrss. of James [Drummond], 1st Baron Perth, by his wife Hon Clementina Elphinstone, 4th dau. of Charles [Elphinstone], 10th Lord Elphinstone

children

1. Frederick Drummond-Burrell (d. unm.)

2. Hon Alberic Drummond-Burrell later Drummond-Willoughby, later 3rd Baron Gwydyr and 23rd Baron Willoughby de Eresby

1. Hon Clementina Elizabeth Drummond-Burrell, later suo jure Baroness  Willoughby de Eresby

2. Hon Elizabeth Susan Drummond-Burrell (dvp. 10 Oct 1853)

3. Hon Charlotte Augusta Annabella Drummond-Burrell (b. 3 Nov 1815; d. 26 Jul 1879), mar. 10 Aug 1810 as his second wife Robert John [Smith later Carrington], 2nd Baron Carrington, and had issue

died

22 Feb 1865 (bur. at Edenham, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son

note

took the name of Drummond before that of Burrell 1807; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Boston 1812-20; officiated as Deputy Lord Great Chamberlain at the Coronation of King George IV; Privy Councillor 1821;  on the death of his mother on 29 Dec 1828 he became 22nd Baron Willoughby de Eresby and also Joint Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain; he officiated as Deputy at the Coronation of Queen Victoria 1838

 

Alberic [Drummond-Burrell later Drummond-Willoughby], 3rd Baron Gwydyr and 23rd Baron Willoughby de Eresby

born

25 Dec 1821

died

26 Aug 1870 (bur. at Edenham, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

cousin

note

took the name of Drummond-Willoughby in lieu of that of Drummond-Burrell by Royal Warrant 1829;  on his death the Barony of Willoughby de Eresby fell into abeyance between his two sisters

 

Peter Robert [Burrell], 4th Baron Gwydyr

born

27 Apr 1810

mar. (1)

10 Sep 1840 Sophia Campbell (d. 14 Mar 1843), only child of Frederick William Campbell, of Barbreck, co. Argyll

only child by first wife

1. Capt Hon Willoughby Merrik Campbell FRGS JP DL (b. 26 Oct 1841;  dspm. 13 Feb 1915;  bur. at Brookwood Cemetery, co. Surrey), mar. (1) 4 Sep 1873 Mary Banks (d. 26 Jun 1898), only child and hrss. of Sir John Banks, KCB MD, of Merrion Square, Dublin, by his wife Alice Wright, yst. dau. of Wood Wright, of Golagh, co. Monaghan, and (2) 4 Jun 1901 Anne Ord (d. 12 May 1910; cremated at Woking), dau. of John Ord, of Overwhitton, co. Roxburgh, and had issue by his first wife:

1a. Randalphus Clement Robert Burrell (b. 2 Nov 1876;  dvp. 13 Nov 1882)

2a. John Percy Burrell, sometime in the Diplomatic Service (b. 11 Feb 1878;  dvp. 17 Aug 1902)

1a. Catherine Mary Sermonda Burrell, mar. 16 Jul 1902 Sir John Henniker Heaton, 2nd Bt., and had issue

mar. (2)

8 May 1856 Georgina Holford (d. 20 Nov 1892), 2nd dau. of George Peter Holford, of Weston Birt, co. Gloucester, by his wife Anne Daniell, dau. of Rev Averill Daniell, of Lifford, co. Donegal

only child by second wife

1. Hon Cicely Burrell (b. 2 Jan 1858)

died

3 Apr 1909 (bur. at Belstead)

suc. by

son

note

Secretary to the Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain 1837-70; High Sheriff of Suffolk 1858; High Steward of Ipswich 1884-1909

 

Willoughby Merrik Campbell [Burrell], 5th Baron Gwydyr

born

26 Oct 1841

mar. (1)

4 Sep 1873 Mary Banks (d. 26 Jun 1898), only child and hrss. of Sir John Banks, KCB MD, of Merrion Square, Dublin, by his wife Alice Wright, yst. dau. of Wood Wright, of Golagh, co. Monaghan

children by first wife

1. Hon Randalphus Clement Robert Burrell (b. 2 Nov 1876;  dvp. 13 Nov 1882)

2. Hon John Percy Burrell, sometime in the Diplomatic Service (b. 11 Feb 1878;  dvp. 17 Aug 1902)

1. Hon Catherine Mary Sermonda Burrell (d. 24 Nov 1958), mar. 16 Jul 1902 Sir John Henniker Heaton, 2nd Bt., and had issue

mar. (2)

4 Jun 1901 Anne Ord (d. 12 May 1910; cremated at Woking), dau. of John Ord, of Overwhitton, co. Roxburgh

died

s.p.m. 13 Feb 1915 (bur. at Brookwood Cemetery, co. Surrey)

note

Capt, Rifle Brigade; Hon Col, 4th Batallion Suffolk Regiment; FRGS

 

On the death of the 5th Baron Gwydyr the Barony of Gwydyr became extinct.

 

First written 16 Jan 2013

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