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Southampton, Baron (GB, 1780)

 

Creation: let. pat. 17 Oct 1780

 

Family name: FitzRoy

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, France and England quarterly;  2nd, Scotland, 3rd, Ireland;  the whole debruised by a Baton Sinister compony Argent and Azure, and with a Crescent for difference

Crest:

On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion statant guardant Or ducally crowned Azure and gorged with a Collar compony Argent and Azure

Supporters:

Dexter:  A Lion guardant Or ducally crowned Azure and gorged with a Collar compony Argent and Blue;  Sinister:  A Greyhound Argent gorged as the dexter supporter

Motto:

Et Decus Et Pretium Recti (The ornament and recompense of virtue)

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Charles [FitzRoy], 1st Baron Southampton

yr. brother of Augustus Henry [FitzRoy], 3rd Duke of Grafton, and 3rd son of Lord Augustus FitzRoy (by his wife Elizabeth Cosby, dau. of Brig Gen Sir William Crosby, Governor of New York 1732-36), 2nd son of Charles [FitzRoy], 2nd Duke of Grafton

born

25 Jun 1737

mar.

27 Jul 1758 Anne Warren (d. 13 Jul 1807; bur. in the burial ground of St James's, Westminster), dau. and cohrss. of Adm Sir Peter Warren KB, of Warrenstown, Ireland, by his wife Susanna de Lancy, dau. of Stephen de Lancy

children

1. Hon George Ferdinand FitzRoy, later 2nd Baron Southampton

2. General Hon Charles FitzRoy (b. 5 Sep 1762; dsp. 18 Oct 1831), mar. 21 Sep 1816 Eliza Savage (widow of Clavering Savage), dau. of S F Barlow

3. Hon William FitzRoy (b. 21 Jul 1764; dvp. 28 Aug 1786)

4. Hon Henry FitzRoy (b. 13 Sep 1765; d. 19 Mar 1794), mar. 4 Jan 1790 Lady Anne Wellesley (mar. (2) 2 Aug 1799 Charles Culling Smith, of Hampton, co. Middlesex; d. 16 Dec 1844), 1st dau. of Garret [Wesley], 1st Earl of Mornington, by his wife Hon Anne Hill-Trevor, 1st dau. by his second wife of Arthur [Hill later Hill-Trevor], 1st Viscount Dungannon, and had issue

5. Hon Warren FitzRoy (b. 1 Sep 1768; d. 24 May 1806), mar. 11 Feb 1794 Maria Theresa Josepha d'Isaac, dau. of Andrew d'Isaac, a German Chancellor of State, and had issue

6. Frederick FitzRoy (b. 10 Oct 1769)

7. Lieut General Hon William FitzRoy, of Kempston, co. Norfolk (b. 12 Dec 1773; d. 19 May 1837), mar. (1) 20 May 1799 Catherine Clarke (d. 16 May 1808), sister of Sir Simon Houghton Clarke, 9th Bt., and (2) 4 Jul 1811 his cousin Lady Elizabeth FitzRoy (d. 3 Mar 1839), 2nd dau. of Augustus Henry [FitzRoy], 3rd Duke of Grafton, by his second wife Elizabeth Wrottesley, dau. of Very Rev Sir Richard Wrottesley, 7th Bt., Dean of Worcester, and had issue by his first wife

8. Hon Robert FitzRoy (b. 25 May 1775; d. unm.)

9. Hon Edward Somerset FitzRoy (b. 25 Oct 1776; dsp.)

1. Hon Susanna Maria FitzRoy (dvp. 27 Jan 1795)

2. Hon Charlotte FitzRoy (b. 3 Jul 1767; d. 22 Nov 1828/; bur. in London), mar. 30 Jul 1795 Arthur [Hill-Trevor], 2nd Viscount Dungannon, and had issue

3. Hon Emily FitzRoy (b. 26 Dec 1770; dsps. 8 Jun 1800), mar. 3 May 1799 William [Bagot], 2nd Baron Bagot, and had issue

4. Hon Louisa FitzRoy, mar. 18 Dec 1792 James Allen, of Bromsgrove, co. Worcester

5. Hon Georgiana FitzRoy (d. 6 Feb 1835), mar. 26 Jan 1807 Maj Gen Hon Sir William Ponsonby KCB (killed at the Battle of Waterloo 18 Jun 1815), brother of John [Ponsonby], 1st Viscount Ponsonby, and 2nd son of William Brabazon [Ponsonby], 1st Baron Ponsonby, by his wife Hon Louisa Molesworth, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Richard [Molesworth], 3rd Viscount Molesworth, and had issue

died

21 Mar 1797 (bur. in the burial ground of St James's, Westminster)

created

17 Oct 1780 Baron Southampton, of Southampton in the County of Hampshire

suc. by

son

note

Ensign, 1st Regiment of Foot Guards (Grenadier Guards) 1752, Capt, 1756, Lt Col, 1758, Maj General 1772, Lieut General 1777 and General 1793; served in the Seven Year's War, being present as ADC to Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick at the Battles of Minden 1759 and Kirchdenkern 1761; Member of Parliament for Orford 1759-61, for Bury St Edmunds 1761-74 and for Thetford 1774-80; Groom of the Bedchamber to King George II 1760 and to King George III 1760-62; Col, 119th Regiment of Foot (Prince's Own) 1762-63, of the 14th Regiment of Dragoons 1765-72 and of the 3rd Regiment of Dragoons 1772-97; Vice-Chamberlain to the Queen Consort 1768-82; Groom of the Stole to the Prince of Wales 1780-97

 

George Ferdinand [FitzRoy], 2nd Baron Southampton

born

7 Aug 1761

mar. (1)

2 Jul 1784 Laura Keppel, Lady of the Bedchamber to the Princess of Wales 1797 (b. 14 Mar 1765; dspm. 20 Jun 1798; bur. in Exeter Cathedral), 2nd dau. of Rt Rev Hon Frederick Keppel, Bishop of Exeter (by his wife Laura Walpole, illegit. dau. of Sir Edward Walpole KB), 2nd son of William Anne [Keppel], 2nd Earl of Albemarle

only child by first wife

1. Hon Georgiana Maria FitzRoy

mar. (2)

2 Dec 1802 his second cousin Frances Isabella Seymour (d. 3 Jun 1838), 2nd dau. of Lord Robert Seymour MP (by his first wife Anne Delmé, dau. of Peter Delmé), 2nd son of Francis [Seymour-Conway], 1st Marquess of Hertford

children by second wife

1. Hon Charles FitzRoy, later 3rd Baron Southampton

2. Rt Hon Henry FitzRoy MP (b. 2 May 1807; d. 17 Dec 1859), mar. 29 Apr 1869 Hannah Mayer Rothschild (d. 2 Dec 1864), sister of Baron Lionel Nathan de Rothschild, and 2nd dau. of Nathan Mayer Rothschild, of London, by his wife Hannah Cohen, 3rd dau. of Levi Barent Cohen, and had issue

2. Hon Anne Caroline FitzRoy (d. 3 Aug 1857), mar. Oct 1828 Rev Humphrey Allen, incumbent of Trinity Chapel, Clifton, co. Gloucester (d. 6 Jun 1868)

died

24 Jun 1810 (bur. with his parents in the burial ground of St James's, Westminster)

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Lieut, 3rd Regiment of Dragoons1778; Capt,14th Regiment of Foot 1780 and 41st Regiment of Foot 1787; Major, 51st Regiment of Foot 1792; Lt Col, 2nd Regiment of Foot Guards 1793; Brevet Col 1796; Maj General 1801; Lieut General 1808; Col, 34th Regiment of Foot 1793-1810; Groom of the Bedchamber to the Prince of Wales 1783; Member of Parliament (Whig) 1784-87

 

Charles [FitzRoy], 3rd Baron Southampton

born

28 Sep 1804

mar. (1)

23 Feb 1826 his cousin twice removed Harriet Stanhope (dsp. 23 Oct 1860; bur. at Euston, co. Suffolk), only dau. of Capt Hon Henry Fitzroy Stanhope (by his wife Elizabeth Falconer, dau. of ..... Falconer), 2nd son of William [Stanhope], 2nd Earl of Harrington

mar. (2)

25 Feb 1862 Ismania Katharine Nugent VA, a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria 1878-1902 (d. 18 Aug 1918; bur. at Whittlebury, co. Northampton), 1st dau. of Walter Nugent, of Clonlost, co. Westmeath, a Baron of the Austrian Empire, by his second wife Georgiana Elizabeth Jenkinson, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Charles Jenkinson, 10th Bt. MP

children by second wife

1. Hon Charles Henry FitzRoy, later 4th Baron Southampton

2. Capt Rt Hon Edward Algernon FitzRoy JP DL, Member of Parliament for South Northamptonshire 1900-06 and 1910-18 and for Daventry 1918-43, Speaker of the House of Commons 1928-43 (b. 24 Jul 1869; d. 3 Mar 1943), mar. 19 Nov 1891 Muriel Douglas-Pennant, suo jure Viscountess Daventry, and had issue

1. Hon Ismay Mary Helen Augusta FitzRoy (d. 22 Apr 1952), mar. 12 Jun 1883 her third cousin once removed Rev Lord Charles Edward FitzRoy, Rector of Euston-with-Barnham, Thetford, co. Norfolk (b. 9 Dec 1857;  d. 27 Aug 1911), 4th son of Augustus Charles Lennox [FitzRoy], 7th Duke of Grafton, by his wife Anna Balfour, yst. dau. of James Balfour, of Whittinghame, co. Berwick, and had issue

2. Hon Frederica Louisa FitzRoy, Maid of Honour to Queen Victoria (d. 9 Apr 1932), mar. 12 Feb 1890 Percy Edward Crutchley (d. 16 Oct 1940), 1st son of General Charles Crutchley, of Sunninghill Park, co. Berkshire, and had issue

3. Hon Blanche Georgiana FitzRoy (d. 28 Nov 1944), mar. 6 Dec 1887 Edward Sholto [Douglas-Pennant], 3rd Baron Penrhyn, and had issue

died

16 Jul 1872

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire 1867-72

 

Charles Henry [FitzRoy], 4th Baron Southampton, OBE

born

11 May 1867

mar.

9 Jul 1892 Lady Hilda Mary Dundas (b. 14 Nov 1872; d. 19 May 1957), 1st dau. of Laurence [Dundas], 1st Marquess of Zetland, by his wife Lady Lilian Elizabeth Selina Lumley, 3rd dau. of Richard George [Lumley], 9th Earl of Scarbrough

children

1. Hon Charles FitzRoy, later 5th Baron Southampton

1. Hon ..... FitzRoy (dvp. an infant 1893)

2. Hon Dorothy FitzRoy (b. 26 Mar 1895; d. 27 Nov 1957), mar. 6 Jul 1916 Capt John McKerrell McKerrell-Brown, only son of John William McKerrell-Brown JP, of Sherwood, Colinton, co. Midlothian, and had issue

3. Hon Victoria Alexandrina Sibell FitzRoy (b. 25 Jun 1898; d. 19...), mar. 21 Jan 1925 (div. 1941) Maj William Vandeleur Beatty, of Phantom House, Newmarket, co. Cambridge (d. 23 Jan 1953), yr. brother of David [Beatty], 1st Earl Beatty, and 3rd son of Capt David Longfield Beatty, of Borodale, co. Wexford, by his first wife Katherine Edith Sadleir, dau. of Nicholas Sadleir, of Dunboyne Castle, co. Meath, and had issue

4. Hon Ismay Hilda Margaret FitzRoy (b. 3 Dec 1908), mar. 8 Feb 1928 Brig Walter Morley Sale CVO CBE, Crown Equerry 1955-61 and Extra Equerry to Queen Elizabeth II 1961 (d. 29 Aug 1976), 3rd son of Charles Vincent Sale, of Aston Rowant House, co. Oxford, and has issue

died

7 Dec 1958

suc. by

son

note

2nd Lieut, 10th Regiment of Hussars 1887-92 and Capt, 1892-93; served in World War I 1914-18 as Major, 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment; Lt Col 1919; OBE 1919

 

Charles [FitzRoy], 5th Baron Southampton later Hon Charles FitzRoy

born

3 Jan 1904

mar. (1)

22 Jun 1927 Margaret Drake (d. 3 Feb 1931; bur. at Paignton, co. Devon), dau. of Rev Preb Herbert Mackworth Drake, Vicar of Berry Pomeroy, Totnes, co. Devon

only child by first wife

1. Hon Charles James FitzRoy, later 6th Baron Southampton

mar. (2)

12 Jan 1940 (div. 1944) Phyllis Joan Leslie (former wife of .... Leslie), dau. of Francis Archibald Lloyd

mar. (3)

3 Feb 1951 Rachel Christine Zaman (d. 1985), dau. of Charles Zaman, of Lille, France

died

1989

suc. by

son by first wife

note

2nd Lieut, Royal Horse Guards 1923-25; served in World War II 1939-45 in Royal Artillery 1940 and Pioneer Corps 1941; disclaimed his peerage for life 16 Mar 1964

 

Charles James [FitzRoy], 6th Baron Southampton

born

12 Aug 1928

mar. (1)

29 May 1951 Pamela Anne Henniker (d. 23 Feb 1997), dau. of Edward Percy Henniker, of Clematis, Yelverton, co. Devon

children by first wife

1. Hon Charles FitzRoy (b. 18 Jan 1954; dvp. 15 Oct 1975), mar. 7 Aug 1975 Joanna Dana Brudenell-Bruce (b. 2 Oct 1954; mar. (2) 1977 Paul Farrant, of Dunsfold, co. Surrey), 1st dau. of Capt Chandos Robert Henry Brudenell-Bruce, by his wife Dana Moira Angela Joel, 2nd dau. of Stanhope Henry Joel, of Perot's Island, Southampton, Bermuda

2. Hon Edward Charles FitzRoy, later 7th Baron Southampton

1. Hon Geraldine Anne FitzRoy (b. 31 Dec 1951), mar. (1) 1969 (div. 19...) Gavin Prescott, and (2) 14 Apr 1977 Richard Gordon Fuller, of Rose Cottage, Lympstone, co. Devon, son of Gordon Wallace Fuller, of Luton, co. Bedford, and has issue

mar. (2)

Oct 1997 Alma Pasqual Slater (former wife of Bryan Slater), dau. of ..... Perez, of Tarlac, Manila, The Philippines

died

10 Jan 2015

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Edward Charles [FitzRoy], 7th Baron Southampton

born

8 Jul 1955

mar.

30 Mar 1978 Rachel Caroline Vincent Millett, 2nd dau. of Peter John Curnow Millett, of West Underdown, Drewsteignton, co. Devon

children

1. Hon Charles Edward Millett FitzRoy (b. 18 Jan 1983)

1. Hon Fiona Joan Margaret FitzRoy (b. 1979)

2. Hon Sarah Barbara Sibell FitzRoy (b. 1981)

3. Hon Julia Rachel Caroline FitzRoy (b. 1984)

 

 Last updated 1 Feb 2015

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Title:

7th Baron Southampton, of Southampton in the County of Hampshire

(Great Britain, let. pat. 17 Oct 1780)

 

Address:

Stone Cross House, Chagford, Devon TQ13 8JU

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