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Morley, Earl of (UK, 1815)

 

Creation: let. pat. 29 Nov 1815

 

Family name: Parker

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Arms:

Sable a Buck's Head cabossed between two Flaunches Argent

Crest:

A Cubit arm couped below the elbow, the Sleeve Azure, cuffed and slashed Argent, the Hand grasping a Stag's Attire Gules

Supporters:

On the dexter side a Stag Argent collared Or pendent from the collar a Shield Vert charged with a Horse's Head couped Argent bridled Or, and on the sinister side a Greyhound Sable also collared Or pendent from the collar a Shield Gules charged with a Ducal Coronet Or

Motto:

Fideli Certa Merces (Reward is sure to the faithful)

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John [Parker], 2nd Baron Boringdon later 1st Earl of Morley

only son and heir son of John [Parker], 1st Baron Boringdon, by his second wife Hon Theresa Robinson, only dau. of Thomas [Robinson], 1st Baron Grantham

born

3 May 1772

mar. (1)

20 Jun 1804 (diss. by Parliament 14 Feb 1809) Lady Augusta Fane (b. 17 Mar 1786; mar. (2) 16 Feb 1809 Rt Hon Sir Arthur Paget GCB, 3rd son of Henry [Bayly later Paget], 1st Earl of Uxbridge), 2nd dau. of John [Fane], 10th Earl of Westmorland, by his first wife Sarah Anne Child, only child of Robert Child, of Osterley Park, co. Middlesex

only child by first wife

1. Hon Henry Villiers Parker, styled Viscount Boringdon (b. 28 May 1806; dvp. 1 Nov 1817)

mar. (2)

23 Aug 1809 Frances Talbot (b. c. 1781; d. 7 Dec 1857), only dau. of Thomas Talbot, apothecary and surgeon, of Gonville, co. Norfolk

children by second wife

2. Hon Edmund Parker, later 2nd Earl of Morley

died

14 Mar 1840

created

29 Nov 1815 Viscount Boringdon, of North Molton in the County of Devon, and Earl of Morley, of Morley in the County of Devon

suc. by

son by second wife

note

suc. his father as 2nd Baron Boringdon 27 Apr 1788

 

Edmund [Parker], 2nd Earl of Morley

born

10 Jun 1810

mar.

1 Mar 1842 his second cousin Harriet Sophia Coryton (b. c. 1810; widow of William Coryton, of Pentillie Castle,co. Cornwall;  d. 15 Feb 1897), only dau. of Montague Edmund Parker, of Whiteway, co. Devon by his wife Harriet Newcombe, dau. and cohrss. of John Newcombe, of Starcross, co. Devon

children

1. Hon Albert Edmund Parker, later 3rd Earl of Morley

1. Lady Emily Katherine Parker (d. 9 Oct 1910)

died

28 Aug 1864

suc. by

son

note

Gentleman of the Bedchamber to HRH Prince Albert 1840-41; a Lord in Waiting (Liberal) 1846-52; Special Deputy Warden of the Stannaries 1852-64

 

Albert Edmund [Parker], 3rd Earl of Morley, PC

born

11 Jun 1843

mar.

17 Jun 1876 Margaret Holford (d. 9 Feb 1908), 1st dau. of Robert Stayner Holford MP, of Westonbirt, co. Gloucester, by his wife Mary Anne Lindsay, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Lieut Gen James Lindsay of Balcarres MP

children

1. Hon Edmund Robert Parker, later 4th Earl of Morley

2. Hon Montagu Brownlow Parker, later 5th Earl of Morley

3. Hon John Holford Parker (b. 22 Jun 1886; d. 27 Feb 1955), mar. 27 Nov 1919 Hon Marjory Katharine Elizabeth Alexandra St Aubyn (b. 18 Jul 1893; d. 19...), 1st dau. and cohrss. of John Townshend [St Aubyn], 2nd Baron Saint Levan, by his first wife Lady Edith Hilaria Edgcumbe, 3rd. dau. by his first wife of William Henry [Edgcumbe], 4th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, and had issue:

1a. John St Aubyn Parker, later 6th Earl of Morley

2a. Brig Hon Robin Michael Parker, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1963, served in Palestine 1946-48, commanded 2nd Battalion Royal Green Jackets 1967-69 (b. 12 Aug 1925; d. 3 Jan 1999)

3a. Hon Nigel Geoffrey Parker, of Coombe Lane Farm, Wormley, co. Surrey, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1963 (b. 18 Nov 1931), mar. 23 Apr 1965 Georgina Jane Devitt (b. 6 Oct 1937), 1st dau. of Sir Thomas Gordon Devitt, 2nd Bt., by his second wife Lydia Mary Beloe, dau. of Edward Milligan Beloe, of King's Lynn, co. Norfolk, and has issue

1. Lady Mary Theresa Parker (b. 13 Dec 1881; d. 2 Nov 1932), mar. 18 Mar 1915 Capt Hon Lionel Michael St Aubyn MVO, Equerry to HRH the Duchess of Albany 1910-22 (b. 26 Feb 1878; d. 17 Sep 1965), 6th son of John [St Aubyn], 1st Baron Saint Levan, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Clementina Townshend, 2nd dau. of John [Townshend], 4th Marquess Townshend, and had issue

died

26 Feb 1905

suc. by

son

note

a Lord in Waiting (Liberal) 1868-74; Secretary to the Local Government Board 1873-74; Under Secretary of State for War 1880-85; First Commissioner of Works 1886; Privy Councillor 1886; Chairman of Committees and Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords 1889-1905

 

Edmund Robert [Parker], 4th Earl of Morley

born

19 Apr 1877

died

10 Oct 1951

suc. by

brother

note

served in World War I 1914-18 as Capt, 1st Royal Devon Yeomanry, at XI Corps HQ

 

Montagu Brownlow [Parker], 5th Earl of Morley

born

13 Oct 1878

died

28 Apr 1962

suc. by

nephew

note

served in Boer War 1900-02, General Officer Commanding Home District 1903

 

John St Aubyn [Parker], 6th Earl of Morley, KCVO

born

29 May 1923

mar.

15 Oct 1955 Johanna Katherine Molesworth-St Aubyn, 1st dau. of Sir John Molesworth-St Aubyn, 14th Bt. CBE, by his wife Celia Marjorie Vivian, 1st dau. of Lt Col Valentine Vivian CMG DSO MVO, by his wife Lady Aline Mary Seymour Dawson-Damer MBE, 1st dau. of Lionel George Henry Seymour [Dawson-Damer], 5th Earl of Portarlington

children

1. Capt Hon Mark Lionel Parker, styled Viscount Boringdon (b. 22 Aug 1956), mar. 12 Nov 1983 Carolyn Jill McVicar, dau. of Donald McVicar, of Meols, Wirral, co. Chester, and has issue:

1a. Hon Alexandra Louise Parker (b. 1985)

2a. Hon Olivia Clare Parker (b. 1987)

3a. Hon Helena Georgia Parker (b. 1991)

1. Lady Venetia Katherine Parker (b. 5 Feb 1960), mar. 20 Sep 1997 Francis Jonathan Longstreth Thompson, son of Prof Francis Michael Longstreth Thompson, of Wheathampstead, co. Hertford, and has issue

died

20 Sep 2015

suc. by

son

 

 Last updated 7 Nov 2005

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Titles:

6th Earl of Morley, of Morley in the County of Devon

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 29 Nov 1815)

6th Viscount Boringdon, of North Molton in the County of Devon

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 29 Nov 1815)

7th Baron Boringdon, of Boringdon in the County of Devon

(Great Britain, let. pat. 18 May 1784)

 

Address:

Pound House, Yelverton, South Devon PL20 7LJ

Tel:  01822 853162

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