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Portman, Viscount (UK, 1873)

 

Creation: let. pat. 28 Mar 1873

 

Family name: Portman

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Or a Fleurs-de-lis Azure (Portman); 2nd and 3rd, Gules a Chevron Ermine between ten Crosses Patée Argent six in chief and four in base (Berkeley)

Crests:

1st:  a Talbot sejant Or;  2nd:  a Unicorn passant Gules armed and crined Or

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Savage wreathed about the head and waist with Ivy in his dexter hand a Club resting on the shoulder proper;  Sinister:  a Talbot Or

Motto:

A Clean Heart and a Cheerful Spirit

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Edward Berkeley [Portman], 1st Baron Portman later 1st Viscount Portman

1st son of Edward Berkeley Portman, of Bryanston, co. Dorset, and Orchard Portman, co. Somerset, by his first wife Lucy Whitby, dau. of Rev Thomas Whitby, of Creswell Hall, co. Stafford

born

9 Jul 1799

mar.

16 Jun 1827 Lady Emma Lascelles (b. 16 Mar 1809; d. 8 Feb 1865), 3rd dau. of Henry [Lascelles], 2nd Earl of Harewood, by his wife Henrietta Sebright, 1st dau. of Lt Gen Sir John Saunders Sebright, 6th Bt.

died

19 Nov 1888

created

27 Jan 1837 Baron Portman, of Orchard Portman in the County of Somerset

28 Mar 1873 Viscount Portman

suc. by

son

 

William Henry Berkeley [Portman], 2nd Viscount Portman, GCVO

born

12 Jul 1829

mar. (1)

21 Jun 1855 Hon Mary Selina Charlotte Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (d. 4 Jan 1899), only child of Hon William Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, styled Viscount Milton (by his wife Lady Selina Jenkinson, 2nd dau. of Charles Cecil Cope [Jenkinson], 3rd Earl of Liverpool), 1st son and heir ap. of Charles William [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 5th Earl Fitzwilliam

mar. (2)

2 Jun 1908 Frances Maxwell Buchanan Learmouth (widow of Andrew James Livingstone Learmouth;  d. 13 Nov 1839), dau. of Boyd Alexander Cuninghame

died

16 Oct 1919

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Henry Berkeley [Portman], 3rd Viscount Portman

born

16 Feb 1860

mar.

25 Sep 1901 Emma Andalusia Frere Dawson-Damer (widow of Lionel George Henry Seymour [Dawson-Damer], 5th Earl of Portarlington;  d. 13 May 1929), only dau. of Lord Nigel Kennedy (by his first wife Catherine Allaise May, yst. dau. of Maj James Frere May), 8th son of Lord Archibald Kennedy, styled Earl of Cassillis (by his wife Eleanor Allardyce, only dau. and hrss. of Alexander Allardyce, of Dunnottar), 1st son and heir ap. of Archibald [Kennedy], 1st Marquess of Ailsa

died

s.p.m. 18 Jan 1923

suc. by

brother

 

Claud Berkeley [Portman], 4th Viscount Portman

born

1 Nov 1864

mar. (1)

9 Feb 1888 (div. 1897) Mary Ada Gordon-Cumming (d. 13 May 1900), only dau. of Maj Francis Hastings Toone Gordon-Cumming, by his wife Emma Campbell, dau. of John Campbell

mar. (2)

12 Mar 1898 Harriette Mary Stevenson (d. 22 Dec 1939), 2nd dau. of William Stevenson, of Boquhan, co. Stirling

died

6 Jun 1929

suc. by

son by second wife

 

Edward Claud Berkeley [Portman], 5th Viscount Portman

born

8 Jul 1898

mar.

12 Apr 1926 Hon Sybil Mary Douglas-Pennant (d. 1975), 3rd dau. of Edward Sholto [Douglas-Pennant], 3rd Baron Penrhyn, by his wife Hon Blanche Fitzroy, 3rd dau. by his second wife of Charles [Fitzroy], 3rd Baron Southampton

died

s.p.m. 14 Jul 1942

suc. by

uncle

 

Seymour Berkeley [Portman], 6th Viscount Portman

born

19 Feb 1868

died

2 Nov 1946

suc. by

brother

 

Gerald Berkeley [Portman], 7th Viscount Portman

born

23 Jan 1875

mar.

16 Jul 1902 Dorothy Marie Isolde Sheffield (d. 21 May 1964), 3rd dau. of Sir Robert Sheffield, 5th Bt., of Normanby Park, co. Lincoln, by his wife Priscilla Isabella Laura Dumaresq, dau. of Lt-Col Henry Dumaresq

died

3 Sep 1948

suc. by

son

 

Gerald William Berkeley [Portman], 8th Viscount Portman

born

20 Aug 1903

mar. (1)

27 Jan 1926 (div. 1946) Marjorie Josephine Bentley Gerrard (d. 1981), only dau. of George Bentley Gerrard, of Montreal, Canada

mar. (2)

11 Apr 1946 Nancy Maureen Franklin, 4th dau. of Capt Percy Herbert Franklin RN, of Eachways, Ropley, co. Hants.

died

s.p. 3 Nov 1967

suc. by

nephew

 

Edward Henry Berkeley [Portman], 9th Viscount Portman

1st son of Hon Michael Berkeley Portman (by his first wife Madeline June Charles, 2nd dau. of David Charles), 2nd son of Gerald Berkeley [Portman], 7th Viscount Portman

born

22 Apr 1934

mar. (1)

26 Sep 1956 (div. 1966) Rosemary Joy Farris, 1st dau. of Charles Farris, of Coombe Bissett, co. Wiltshire

mar. (2)

31 Mar 1966 Penelope Anne Hassard Allin, 2nd dau. of Trevor Robert William Allin, of North Moreton, co. Berkshire

died

2 May 1999

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Christopher Edward Berkeley [Portman], 10th Viscount Portman

born

30 Jul 1958

mar. (1)

31 Jul 1983 (div. 19..) Caroline Steenson, dau. of Terence Ivan Steenson, of Caversham, co. Berkshire

only child by first wife

1. Hon Luke Oliver Berkeley Portman (b. 31 Aug 1984)

mar. (2)

7 Dec 1987 Patricia Martins Pim, 1st dau. of Senhor Bernardino Pim, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

children by second wife

2. Hon Matthew Bernardo Berkeley Portman (b. 24 Sep 1990)

3. Hon Daniel Edward Berkeley Portman (b. 27 Jul 1995)

 

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Titles:

10th Viscount Portman

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 28 Mar 1873)

10th Baron Portman, of Orchard Portman in the County of Somerset

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 27 Jan 1837)

 

Address:

38 Seymour Street, London W1H 6BP

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