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Ravensworth, Baron (UK, 1821)

 

Creation: let. pat. 17 Jul 1821

 

Family name: Liddell

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Arms:

Argent fretty Gules on a Chief of the second three Leopards' faces Or

Crest:

A Lion rampant Sable semy of Billets Or and crowned with an Eastern Coronet Gold

Supporters:

On either side a Leopard Or semée of Golps gorged with a Mural Crown Purpure

Motto:

Unus Et Idem (One and the same)

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Thomas Henry [Liddell], 1st Baron Ravensworth

1st son and heir of Sir Henry George Liddell, 5th Bt., of Ravensworth Castle, co. Durham, by his wife Elizabeth Steele, dau. of Thomas Steele, of Hampsnett, co. Sussex

born

8 Feb 1775

mar.

27 Apr 1796 Maria Susanna Simpson (b. c. 1773; d. 22 Nov 1845), dau. of John Simpson, of Bradley Hall, co. Durham, by his wife Lady Anne Lyon, 2nd dau. of Thomas [Lyon], 8th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne

children

1. Hon Henry Thomas Liddell, later 2nd Baron Ravensworth later 1st Earl of Ravensworth

2. Hon Thomas Liddell (b. 1800; dsp. 9 Mar 1856), mar. 28 Feb 1843 Hon Caroline Elizabeth Barrington (d. 4 Mar 1890), 1st dau. of George [Barrington], 5th Viscount Barrington, by his wife Elizabeth Adair, 2nd dau. of Robert Adair, of Stratford Place, Marylebone, co. Middlesex, by his wife Lady Caroline Keppel, 2nd dau. of William Anne [Keppel], 2nd Earl of Albemarle

3. Hon John Liddell (b. 1 Feb 1803; d. Aug 1865)

4. Hon George Liddell (dsp. 15 Apr 1886), mar. 23 May 1842 Louisa Meade (d. 19 May 1873), 2nd dau. of Gen Hon Robert Meade, of Burrenwood, co. Down (by his wife Anne Louise Dalling, dau. and hrss. of Gen Sir John Dalling, Bt.), 2nd son of John [Meade], 1st Earl of Clanwilliam

5. Rev Hon Robert Liddell, Vicar of St Paul's, Knightsbridge 1851-81 (b. 24 Sep 1808; d. 29 Jun 1888), mar. 26 Jan 1836 Emily Ann Charlotte Wellesley (d. 22 Oct 1876), 1st dau. of Rev Hon Gerald Valerian Wellesley (by his wife Lady Emily Mary Cadogan, 1st dau. by his second wife of Charles Sloane [Cadogan], 1st Earl Cadogan), 4th son of Garret [Wellesley], 1st Earl of Mornington, and had issue:

1a. Arthur Thomas Liddell, later 5th Baron Ravensworth

2a. Capt Gerald George Liddell (b. 13 Apr 1839; dsp. 7 Sep 1897), mar. (1) 12 Jul 1870 Agatha Catherine Walcott (d. 21 Jul 1884), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Admiral John Edward Walcott MP RN, of Winkton, co. Hampshire, and (2) 1 Aug 1885 Elizabeth Amelia Reynolds (d. 10 Jan 1935), dau. of Charles Reynolds

3a. Hon Charles John Liddell, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal warrant 1904, Assistant Librarian British Museum (b. 9 Dec 1843 ; d. 19 Jun 1931)

6. Col Hon George Augustus Frederick Liddell, Groom-in-Waiting to Queen Victoria and Deputy Ranger, Windsor Great Park (b. 28 Jul 1812; d. 14 Dec 1888), mar. 11 May 1842 his brother's sister-in-law Cecil Elizabeth Jane Wellesley (d. 12 Jul 1833), 4th dau. of Rev Hon Gerald Valerian Wellesley (by his wife Lady Emily Mary Cadogan, 1st dau. by his second wife of Charles Sloane [Cadogan], 1st Earl Cadogan), 4th son of Garret [Wellesley], 1st Earl of Mornington, and had issue

7. Hon Charles Liddell (b. 18 May 1815; dvp. 1 Dec 1832)

8. Hon Sir Adolphus Frederick Octavius Liddell KCB (b. 15 Jan 1818; d. 27 Jun 1885), mar. 14 Oct 1845 Frederica Elizabeth Lane-Fox (d. 29 Nov 1867), 2nd dau. of George Lane-Fox MP, of Bramham Park, co. York, by his wife Georgiana Henrietta Buckley, only dau. of Lt Col Edward Pery Buckley, of Woolcoombe Hall, co. Dorset, and Minestead Lodge, co. Hampshire, by his wife Lady Georgiana West, dau. of John [West], 2nd Earl De La Warr, and had issue

1. Hon Maria Liddell, a Lady of the Bedchamber (b. 20 Apr 1798; d. 20 Oct 1882), mar. 12 Aug 1818 Constantine Henry [Phipps], 1st Marquess of Normanby, and had issue

2. Hon Frances Jane Liddell (dvp. 11 Nov 1823)

3. Hon Anne Elizabeth Liddell (d. 4 Nov 1878), mar. 18 Apr 1826 Sir Hedworth Williamson, 7th Bt. MP, and had issue

4. Hon Jane Elizabeth Liddell, Lady of the Bedchamber to Dowager Queen Adelaide (b. 29 Sep 1804; d. 23 Mar 1883), mar. 21 Apr 1823 William Keppel [Barrington], 6th Viscount Barrington, and had issue

5. Hon Elizabeth Charlotte Liddell (b. c. 1808; d. 15 Apr 1890), mar. 1 Aug 1835 Hon Edward Ernest Villiers (b. 23 Mar 1806; d. 30 Mar 1843), yr. brother of George William [Villiers], 4th Earl of Clarendon, and had issue

6. Hon Susan Liddell (b. 11 Jan 1810; d. 22 Nov 1886), mar. 14 Oct 1833 Charles Philip [Yorke], 4th Earl of Hardwicke, and had issue

7. Hon Charlotte Amelia Liddell (d. 16 Jul 1883), mar. 28 Oct 1833 Capt John Trotter, of Dyrham Park, co. Hertford (b. 13 Jun 1808; d. 29 Oct 1870), 1st son and heir of John Trotter, of Dyrham Park, co. Hertford, by his wife Felicity Jean Swinton, dau. of Capt Samuel Swinton RN, and had issue

8. Hon Georgiana Liddell, Maid-of-Honour to Queen Victoria 1841-45 (b. 13 Apr 1822; dsp. 21 May 1905), mar. 4 Sep 1845 John Arthur Douglas [Bloomfield], 2nd Baron Bloomfield

died

8 Mar 1855

created

17 Jul 1821 Baron Ravensworth, of Ravensworth Castle in the County of Durham

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 26 Nov 1791 as 6th Baronet of Ravensworth; Sheriff of Northumberland 1804; Member of Parliament (Tory) for County Durham 1806-07

 

Henry Thomas [Liddell], 2nd Baron Ravensworth later 1st Earl of Ravensworth

created

2 Apr 1874 Baron Eslington, of Eslington Park in the County of Northumberland, and Earl of Ravensworth

 

The Barony of Ravensworth was held by the Earls of Ravensworth from 2 Apr 1874 until 7 Feb 1904, when on the death of Athole Charles John [Liddell], 3rd Earl of Ravensworth, 4th Baron Ravensworth, etc., the Earldom of Ravensworth became extinct and he was succeeded in the Barony of Ravensworth by his cousin,

 

Arthur Thomas [Liddell], 5th Baron Ravensworth

born

28 Oct 1837

mar.

9 Oct 1866 Sophia Harriet Waller (d. 8 Sep 1918), 2nd dau. of Sir Thomas Wathen Waller, 2nd Bt., by his wife Catherine Wise, 1st dau. of Rev Henry Wise, of Offchurch, co. Warwick

children

1. Hon Gerald Wellesley Liddell, later 6th Baron Ravensworth

2. Hon Cyril Arthur Liddell, High Sheriff of County Durham 1917 (b. 22 Jun 1872 ; d. 4 Mar 1932), mar. 5 Jun 1923 Dorothy Lindop Brown (d. 13 Jul 1956), dau. of William Brown, of East Riding, Morpeth, co. Northumberland, and had issue:

1a. Arthur Waller Liddell, later 8th Baron Ravensworth

1a. Rev Hon Sophie Harriet Liddell, ordained Deaconess 1980, Deacon 1987 (b. 6 Jul 1927), mar. 1981 Leslie Charles William Woodhams, of Hanover Close, Shepton Mallet, co. Somerset

3. Hon Athole Robert Henry Liddell (b. 2 Feb 1881; d. 3 Apr 1962)

1. Hon Emily Agnes Liddell (b. 1 Aug 1867; d. 17 Sep 1934)

2. Hon Katherine Anna Liddell (b. 19 Jun 1871; d. 19...)

died

12 Nov 1919

suc. by

son

 

Gerald Wellesley [Liddell], 6th Baron Ravensworth

born

21 Mar 1869

mar.

11 Oct 1899 Isolda Blanche Prideaux-Brune (d. 26 Mar 1938), 5th dau. of Charles Glynn Prideaux-Brune, of Prideaux Place, co. Cornwall, by his wife Hon Helen Jane Carew, 2nd dau. of Robert Shapland [Carew], 1st Baron Carew

children

1. Hon Robert Arthur Liddell, later 7th Baron Ravensworth

1. Hon Ellen Isolda Liddell (b. 5 Jul 1905; d. 5 May 1973), mar. 25 Apr 1933 Bernard Adam Hebeler (d. 21 Feb 1965), 1st son of Capt Robert Spencer Hebeler, and had issue

2. Hon Beatrice Sophie Liddell (b. 23 Sep 1906), mar. 16 Dec 1931 Edward Richard Speyer, yst. son of Edward Speyer, of Ridgehurst, Shenley, co. Hertford, and has issue

died

15 Jun 1932

suc. by

son

 

Robert Arthur [Liddell], 7th Baron Ravensworth

born

2 Jan 1902

died

4 Aug 1950

suc. by

cousin

 

Arthur Waller [Liddell], 8th Baron Ravensworth

born

25 Jul 1924

mar.

1950 Wendy Bell (d. 7 Nov 2007), adop. dau. of J Stuart Bell, of Studio House, Cookham, co. Berkshire

children

1. Hon Thomas Arthur Hamish Liddell, later 9th Baron Ravensworth

1. Hon Jane Alice Liddell (b. 1952), mar. 1984 Michael James Crowhurst Rubie, of Red Briars, 35 Drax Avenue, London SW20, only son of Henry Edward Rubie, of Rustington, co. West Sussex, and has issue

died

28 Mar 2004

suc. by

son

 

Thomas Arthur Hamish [Liddell], 9th Baron Ravensworth

born

27 Oct 1954

mar.

1983 Linda Thompson, dau. of Henry Thompson, of Hawthorn Farm, Gosforth, co. Northumberland

children

1. Hon Henry Arthur Thomas Liddell (b. 27 Nov 1987)

1. Hon Alice Lorina Liddell (b. 24 Apr 1986)

note

Lord Ravensworth has not proven his succession to the Baronetcy of Liddell of Ravensworth Castle

 

 Last updated 11 Jan 2008

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Titles:

9th Baron Ravensworth, of Ravensworth Castle in the County of Durham

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 17 Jul 1821)

de jure 14th Baronet, styled "of Ravensworth Castle, co. Northumberland"

(England, let. pat. 2 Nov 1642)

 

Address:

Eslington Park, Whittingham, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 4UR

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