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Lathom, Earl of (UK, 1880 - 1930

 

Creation: let.pat. 3 May 1880

 

Extinct: 6 Feb 1930

 

Family name: Bootle-Wilbraham

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Arms:

See Baron Skelmersdale

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Edward [Bootle-Wilbraham], 2nd Baron Skelmersdale later 1st Earl of Lathom, GCB PC

only son and heir of Hon Richard Wilbraham-Bootle later Bootle-Wilbraham MP (by his wife Jessy Brooke, 3rd dau. of Sir Richard Brooke, 6th Bt., of Norton Priory, co. Chester), 1st son and heir ap. of Edward [Wilbraham-Bootle later Bootle-Wilbraham], 1st Baron Skelmersdale

born

12 Dec 1837

mar.

16 Aug 1860 Lady Alice Villiers (b. 17 Sep 1841; d. 23 Nov 1897), 2nd dau. of George [Villiers], 4th Earl of Clarendon, by his wife Lady Katharine Barham, widow of John Joseph Barham, of Stockbridge, co. Hampshire, and 1st dau. of James Walter [Grimston], 1st Earl of Verulam

children

1. Hon Edward George Bootle-Wilbraham, later 2nd Earl of Lathom

2. Hon Villiers Richard Bootle-Wilbraham (b. 17 Apr 1867; dsp. 6 Jun 1913), mar. 25 Oct 1900 Violet Inez de Romero (dsp. 27 Dec 1908)

3. Sub Lt Hon Randle Arthur Bootle-Wilbraham RN (b. 6 Apr 1868; dvp. 11 Jul 1889)

4. Hon Reginald Francis Bootle-Wilbraham (b. 26 Jul 1875; dsp. 21 Jun 1912), mar. 18 Dec 1903 Lilian Mary Holt (mar. (2) 2 Mar 1917 Richard Mountford Wood, of Aldbury, co. Hertford, and Les Cigales, Agay, France), 2nd dau. of Maj William Lyster Holt

1. Lady Alice Maud Bootle-Wilbraham OBE (d. 28 Oct 1922)

2. Hon Constance Adela Bootle-Wilbraham (dvp. 10 Nov 1864)

3. Lady Florence Mary Bootle-Wilbraham (d. 17 May 1944), mar. 16 Aug 1887 Rt Rev Lord Rupert Ernest William Gascoyne-Cecil DD, Bishop of Exeter 1916-36 (b. 9 Mar 1863;  d. 23 Jun 1936), 2nd son of Robert Arthur Talbot [Gascoyne-Cecil], 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, by his wife Georgiana Charlotte Alderson VA CI, 1st dau. of Sir Edward Hall Alderson, a Baron of the Exchequer, and had issue

4. Lady Bertha Mabel Bootle-Wilbraham, Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary 1907-35 and Extra Woman of the Bedchamber 1935-43 (d. 12 Nov 1943), mar. 9 May 1903 Maj Arthur Frederick Dawkins (d. 27 Mar 1905), son of Clinton George Arthur Dawkins, and had issue

5. Lady Edith Cecil Bootle-Wilbraham (d. 12 Jan 1899)

died

19 Nov 1898

created

3 May 1880 Earl of Lathom

suc. by

son

note

suc. his grandfather 3 Apr 1853 as 2nd Baron Skelmersdale; a Lord-in-Waiting 1866-68; Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard 1874-80; Privy Councillor 1874; Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1885-86, 1886-92 and 1895-98; Pro Grand Master of Freemasons 1891-98; GCB 1892

 

Edward George [Bootle-Wilbraham], 2nd Earl of Lathom

born

26 Oct 1864

mar.

15 Aug 1889 Lady Wilma Pleydell-Bouverie CBE (b. 26 Sep 1869; mar. (2) 16 Nov 1912 Lt Gen Sir Henry Merrick Lawson KCB; d. 10 Feb 1931), 2nd dau. of William [Pleydell-Bouverie], 5th Earl of Radnor, by his wife Helen Matilda Chaplin, only surv. dau. of Rev Henry Chaplin, Vicar of Ryhall, co. Rutland

children

1. Hon Edward William Bootle-Wilbraham, later 3rd Earl of Lathom

1. Lady Helen Alice Bootle-Wilbraham (b. 12 Aug 1890; d. 2 Aug 1929), mar. (1) 29 Jun 1913 (div. 1922) Hugh Sartorious Whitaker (d. 24 Jan 1971), yst. son of William Ingham Whitaker, of Pylewell Park, co. Hampshire, and (2) 10 Jun 1925 Maj Gen Henry William Newcome CB CMG DSO (d. 25 Feb 1963), son of Maj Henry George Newcome, and had issue by both husbands

2. Lady Barbara Anne Bootle-Wilbraham (b. 2 May 1893; d. 31 Oct 1949), mar. 21 Dec 1914 Francis Seymour

3. Lady Margaret Edith Bootle-Wilbraham (b. 3 Feb 1899; dvp. 23 Feb 1902)

4. Lady Rosemary Wilma Bootle-Wilbraham (b. 1 Oct 1903; d. 10 Mar 1968), mar. (1) 26 Jul 1930 Vincent Francis Cassidy, of South Kensington, London (d. 19 May 1931), and (2) Capt T H Bird (d. 1954), and had issue by her second husband

died

15 Mar 1910

suc. by

son

note

Major, Royal Horse Guards 1896-97

 

Edward William [Bootle-Wilbraham], 3rd Earl of Lathom

born

16 May 1895

mar.

2 Jun 1927 Marie Xenia Morrison (former wife of Ronald William Morrison; d. 5 Sep 1974), dau. of E W de Tunzelman, of Singapore

died

s.p. 6 Feb 1930

note

ADC to the Governor of Bombay 1916-18

 

On the death of the 3rd Earl of Lathom the Earldom of Lathom became extinct and the Barony of Skelmersdale passed to his second cousin twice removed, Capt Arthur George Bootle-Wilbraham MC.

 

 First written 11 Aug 2004

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