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Leconfield, Baron (UK, 1859)

 

Creation: let. pat. 14 Apr 1859

 

Family name: Wyndham

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Arms:

Azure a Chevron between three Lions' Heads erased Or within a Bordure wavy of the last

Crest:

A Lion's Head erased Or charged with a Saltire wavy Gules all within a Fetterlock the Lock Gold and the Bow countercompany Or and Azure

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Winged Lion Azure wings inverted and plain collared Or;  Sinister:  a Griffin Argent gouty de sang plain collared Gules

Motto:

Au Bon Droit (To the just, right)

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George [Wyndham], 1st Baron Leconfield

1st illegit. son of George O'Brien [Wyndham], 3rd Earl of Egremont, by his mistress later wife Elizabeth Iliffe, dau. of Rev ..... Iliffe, Master of Westminster School

born

5 Jun 1787

mar.

25 Apr 1815 Mary Fanny Blunt (d. 23 May 1863), only dau. of Rev William Blunt, of Crabbett, co. Sussex

died

18 Mar 1869

created

14 Apr 1859 Baron Leconfield, of Leconfield in the East Riding of the County of York

suc. by

son

 

Henry [Wyndham], 2nd Baron Leconfield

born

31 Jul 1830

mar.

15 Jul 1867 Lady Constance Evelyn Primrose (raised to the rank of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1886;  d. 27 Jun 1939), 2nd dau. of Hon Archibald Primrose, styled Lord Dalmeny (by his wife Lady Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Stanhope, only dau. of Philip Henry [Stanhope], 4th Earl Stanhope), 1st son and heir ap. of Archibald John [Primrose], 4th Earl of Rosebery, by his first wife Harriet Bouverie, 2nd dau. of Hon Bartholomew Bouverie MP (by his wife Mary Wyndham Arundell, 2nd dau. of Hon James Everard Arundell, of Ashcombe, co. Wiltshire (by his wife Anne Wyndham, dau. and hrss. of John Wyndham, of The Close, Salisbury, and Norrington, co. Wiltshire), 3rd son by his first wife of Henry [Arundell], 6th Baron Arundell of Wardour), 2nd son by his second wife of William [Bouverie], 1st Earl of Radnor

died

6 Jan 1901

suc. by

son

 

Charles Henry [Wyndham], 3rd Baron Leconfield, GCVO

born

17 Feb 1872

mar.

8 Nov 1911 Beatrice Violet Rawson (d. 22 May 1956), 1st dau. of Col Richard Hamilton Rawson MP, of Gravenhurst, co. Sussex, by his wife Lady Beatrice Anson, 2nd dau. of Thomas George [Anson], 2nd Earl of Lichfield

died

s.p. 17 Apr 1952

suc. by

brother

 

Hugh Archibald [Wyndham], 4th Baron Leconfield

born

4 Oct 1877

mar.

25 Feb 1908 Hon Maud Mary Lyttleton (b. 22 Jul 1880; dsp. 22 Jul 1953), 1st dau. of Charles George [Lyttleton], 8th Viscount Cobham, by his wife Hon Mary Susan Caroline Cavendish, 2nd dau. of William George [Cavendish], 2nd Baron Chesham

died

s.p. 6 Jul 1963

suc. by

brother

 

Edward Scawen [Wyndham], 5th Baron Leconfield, DSO

born

30 Apr 1883

mar.

14 Oct 1907 Gladys Mary Farquhar (d. 1971), only dau. of FitzRoy James Wilberforce Farquhar (by his wife Ada Mary Cradock-Hartopp, 2nd dau. of Sir John William Cradock-Hartopp, 4th Bt., by his wife Charlotte Frances Howard, 1st dau. of Capt Edward Giles Howard (by his wife Frances Anne Heneage, 1st dau. of George Roberts Heneage, of Hainton Hall, co. Lincoln), 1st son of Edward Charles Howard (by his wife Elizabeth Maycock, dau. of William Maycock), yst. brother of Bernard Edward [Howard], 12th Duke of Norfolk), 5th son of Sir Walter Rockcliffe Farquhar, 3rd Bt., by his wife Lady Mary Octavia Somerset, 8th dau. of Henry Charles [Somerset], 6th Duke of Beaufort

died

17 Oct 1967

suc. by

son

 

John Edward Reginald [Wyndham], 1st Baron Egremont later 6th Baron Leconfield, MBE

born

5 Jun 1920

mar.

24 Jul 1947 his second cousin once-removed Pamela Wyndham-Quin (b. 29 Apr 1925; d. 4 Nov 2013; bur. at Petworth, co. Sussex), 3rd dau. of Capt Hon Valentine Maurice Wyndham-Quin RN, of Chieveley House, Newbury, co. Berkshire (by his wife Marjorie Elizabeth Pretyman, 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Ernest George Pretyman DL MP, of Orwell Park and Bacton, co. Suffolk, and Riby, co. Lincoln),  2nd son of Windham Henry [Wyndham-Quin], 5th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl

died

6 Jun 1972

created

v.p. 27 Nov 1963 Baron Egremont, of Petworth in the County of Sussex

suc. by

son

 

John Max Henry Scawen [Wyndham], 7th Baron Leconfield

born

21 Apr 1948

mar.

15 Apr 1978 (Audrey) Caroline Nelson, 1st dau. of Alexander Ronan Nelson, of Muckairn, Taynuilt, co. Argyll, by his wife Hon Audrey Elizabeth Martell Paget, 1st dau. by his second wife of Almeric Hugh [Paget], 1st Baron Queenborough

children

1. Hon George Ronan Valentine Wyndham (b. 31 Jul 1983)

1. Hon Jessica Mary Wyndham (b. 27 Apr 1979)

2. Hon Constance Rose Wyndham (b. 20 Dec 1980)

3. Hon Mary Christian Wyndham (b. 4 Oct 1985)

 

Last updated 4 Nov 2013

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Titles:

7th Baron Leconfield, of Leconfield in the East Riding of the County of York

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 Apr 1859)

2nd Baron Egremont, of Petworth in the County of Sussex

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 27 Nov 1963)

 

Address:

Petworth House, Petworth, West Sussex GU28 0AE

Tel:  01798 342447

 

Website for Petworth House:

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/southern

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