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Waterford, Marquess of (I, 1789)

 

Creation: let. pat. 19 Aug 1789

 

Family name: Beresford

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent crusilly-fitchée three Fleur-de-lis within a Bordure engrailed Sable (Beresford);  2nd and 3rd, Argent a Chief indented Sable (De La Poer)

Crest:

A Dragon's Head erased Azure transfixed by a broken Spear the lower part through the neck the upper part through the jaw proper

Supporters:

On either side an Angel proper vested Argent crined and winged Or holding in the exterior hand a Sword erect also proper

Motto:

Nil Nisi Cruce (No dependence but in the Cross)

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George de la Poer [Beresford], 2nd Earl of Tyrone later 1st Marquess of Waterford, KP PC

1st surv. son of Marcus [Beresford], 1st Earl of Tyrone, by his wife Lady Catherine Power, suo jure Baroness La Poer, only dau. and hrss. of James [Power], 3rd Earl of Tyrone

born

8 Jan 1735

mar.

19 Apr 1769 Elizabeth Monck (bapt. 12 Feb 1741/2; d. 15 Jan 1816), only dau. and hrss. of Henry Monck, of Charleville, co. Wicklow, by his wife Lady Isabella Bentinck, 2nd dau. of Henry [Bentinck], 1st Duke of Portland

children:

1. Hon Marcus Beresford, styled Lord La Poer (b. 17 Mar 1771; dvp. 10 Aug 1783)

2. Lord Henry de la Poer Beresford, later 2nd Marquess of Waterford

3. Most Rev & Rt Hon Lord John George Beresford DD, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland (b. 22 Nov 1773;  d. 19 Jul 1862)

4. Rt Hon General Lord George Thomas Beresford GCH (b. 12 Feb 1781;  d. 26 Oct 1839), mar. 22 Nov 1808 Harriet Schutz (d. 28 Apr 1860), dau. of John Bacon Schutz, of Gillingham Hall, Beccles, co. Suffolk, and had issue

1. Lady Isabella Anne Beresford (b. 1776; d. 7 May 1850), mar. 1 Apr 1812 Sir John William Head Brydges MP, of Wootton Court, co. Kent (b.1764; d. 6 Sep 1839), 2nd son of Edward Brydges, of Wootton Court, co. Kent, by his wife Jemima Egerton, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Rev William Egerton LL.D, Prebendary and Chancellor of Hereford and Prebendary of Canterbury, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Louisa Beresford  (d. 6 Jan 1856), mar. (1) 10 Jul 1816 Maj Gen Sir Denis Pack KCB (d. 24 Jul 1823), and (2) 12 Feb 1831 Lt Gen Sir Thomas Reynell, 6th Bt. KCB (d. 10 Feb 1848), and had issue by her first husband

died

3 Dec 1800

created

21 Aug 1786 Baron Tyrone, of Haverfordwest in the County of Pembroke (Peerage of Great Britain)

19 Aug 1789 Marquess of Waterford (Peerage of Ireland)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for co. Waterford 1757-60 and for Coleraine 1761-63; suc. his father 4 Apr 1763 as 2nd Earl of Tyrone and his mother 27 Jul 1769 as 2nd Baron La Poer; Privy Councillor [I] 1763; Governor of co. Waterford 1766; Custos Rotulorum of co. Wexford 1769-1800; Knight of St Patrick 1783; he left two illegitimate sons: William Carr [Beresford], 1st Viscount Beresford, and Admiral Sir John Poer Beresford, 1st Bt. KCB.

 

Henry de la Poer [Beresford], 2nd Marquess of Waterford, KP PC

born

23 May 1772

mar.

29 Aug 1805 Lady Susanna Hussey Carpenter (b. 15 Jul 1784; d. 7 Jun 1827), only dau. and eventual hrss. of George [Carpenter], 2nd Earl of Tyrconnell, by his second wife Hon Sarah Hussey Delaval, 4th dau. and cohrss. of John Hussey [Delaval], 1st Baron Delaval

children:

1. Lord George de la Poer Beresford, styled Earl of Tyrone (b. 27 Jul 1810; dvp. 8 Jul 1824)

2. Lord Henry de la Poer Beresford, later 3rd Marquess of Waterford

3. Rev Lord John de la Poer Beresford, later 4th Marquess of Waterford

1. Lady Sarah Elizabeth Beresford (d. 13 Oct 1884), mar. 2 Nov 1828 Henry John Chetwynd [Chetwynd-Talbot], 18th Earl of Shrewsbury, and had issue

died

16 Jul 1826

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Londonderry 1790-1800; Knight of St Patrick 1806; Privy Councillor [I] 1801

 

Henry de la Poer [Beresford], 3rd Marquess of Waterford, KP

born

26 Apr 1811

mar.

8 Jun 1842 Hon Louisa Stuart (b. 14 Apr 1818; dsp. 12 May 1891), 2nd dau. of Charles [Stuart], 1st Baron Stuart de Rothesay, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Margaret Yorke, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Philip [Yorke], 3rd Earl of Hardwicke

died

s.p. 29 Mar 1859

suc. by

brother

note

Knight of St Patrick 1845

 

John de la Poer [Beresford], 4th Marquess of Waterford

born

27 Apr 1814

mar.

20 Feb 1843 Christiana Leslie (d. 19 May 1905), sister of Sir John Leslie, 1st Bt., and 3rd dau. of Col Charles Powell Leslie MP, of Glasslough, co. Monaghan, by his second wife Christian Fosbery, dau. of George Fosbery, of Clorane, co. Limerick

children:

1. Lord John Henry de la Poer Beresford, later 5th Marquess of Waterford

2. Lord Charles William de la Poer Beresford, later 1st Baron Beresford

3. Col Lord William Leslie de la Poer Beresford VC KCIE, ADC and Military Secretary to Governor-General of India 1881-94 (b. 20 Jul 1847;  d. 28 Dec 1900), mar. 30 Apr 1895 Lillian Warren Spencer-Churchill (widow of (1) Louis Hammersley, of New York, and (2) George Charles [Spencer-Churchill], 8th Duke of Marlborough;  d. 11 Jan 1909), dau. of Cdre Cicero Price USN, and had issue

4. Lord Marcus Talbot de la Poer Beresford KCVO (b. 25 Dec 1848;  dsp. 16 Dec 1922), mar. 28 Aug 1895 Louisa Katherine Ridley (dsp. 1 Oct 1920), 1st dau. of Maj Gen Charles William Ridley CB

5. Lt Lord Delaval James de la Poer Beresford (b. 19 Jan 1862;  d. 22 Dec 1906)

died

6 Nov 1866

suc. by

son

note

Incumbent of Mullaghbrack, co. Armagh, and Rural Dean; Prebendary of Armagh Cathedral

 

John Henry de la Poer [Beresford], 5th Marquess of Waterford, KP PC

born

21 May 1844

mar. (1)

9 Aug 1872 Florence Grosvenor Vivian (b. c.1840; former wife of Capt Hon John Cranch Walker Vivian MP, 2nd son by his first wife of Richard Hussey [Vivian], 1st Baron Vivian;  d. 4 Apr 1873), 2nd dau. of Maj George Rowley by his wife Emily Isabella Honner, dau. of Lt Col Robert Honner, of Lee Mount, co. Cork

mar. (2)

21 Jul 1874 Lady Blanche Elizabeth Adelaide Somerset (b. 26 Mar 1856; d. 22 Feb 1897), only dau. of Henry Charles [Somerset], 8th Duke of Beaufort, by his wife Lady Georgina Charlotte Curzon-Howe, 1st dau. of Richard William Penn [Curzon-Howe], 1st Earl Howe

children by second wife:

1. Lord Henry de la Poer Beresford, later 6th Marquess of Waterford

1. Lady Mary Beresford (b. 30 Apr 1877;  d. 31 May 1877)

2. Lady Susan de la Poer Beresford (b. 30 Apr 1877;  d. 30 Oct 1947), mar. 28 Apr 1902 Maj Hon Hugh Dawnay DSO (b. 19 Sep 1875; dvp. 6 Nov 1914), 2nd son of Hugh Richard [Dawnay], 8th Viscount Downe, by his first wife Lady Cecilia Maria Charlotte Molyneux, only dau. of Charles William [Molyneux], 3rd Earl of Sefton, and had issue

3. Lady Clodagh de la Poer Beresford (b. 6 Aug 1879;  d. 17 Apr 1957), mar. 27 Feb 1901 Hon Claud Anson (d. 25 Dec 1947), 5th son of Thomas George [Anson], 2nd Earl of Lichfield, and had issue

died

23 Oct 1895

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Member of Parliament for Waterford 1865-66; Knight of St Patrick 1868; Lord Lieutenant of co. Waterford 1874-95; Privy Councillor [I] 1879 and [GB] 1885; Master of the Buckhounds 1885-86

 

Henry de la Poer [Beresford], 6th Marquess of Waterford, KP

born

28 Apr 1875

mar.

16 Oct 1897 Lady Beatrix Frances Petty-Fitzmaurice GBE DGStJ (b. 25 Mar 1877; mar. (2) 19 Aug 1918 Osborne de Vere [Beauclerk], 12th Duke of St Albans;  d. 5 Aug 1953), 2nd dau. of Henry Charles Keith [Petty-Fitzmaurice], 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, by his wife Lady Maud Evelyn Hamilton, 7th dau. of James [Hamilton], 1st Duke of Abercorn

children:

1. Lord John Charles de la Poer Beresford, later 7th Marquess of Waterford

2. Maj Lord William Mostyn de la Poer Beresford (b. 30 May 1905;  d. 24 Nov 1973), mar. 29 Nov 1945 Rachel Page, 2nd dau. of George Kennett Page, of Upton Lodge, Bursledon, co. Hampshire, and had issue

3. Lt Cdr Lord Hugh Tristram de la Poer Beresford RN (b. 1 Oct 1908;  d. 23 May 1941)

1. Lady Blanche Maud de la Poer Beresford (d. 29 Sep 1940), mar. 26 Oct 1927 Richard Desire Girouard, only son of Col Sir Percy Girouard KCMG DSO

2. Lady Katherine Nora de la Poer Beresford (d. 1991), mar. 14 Oct 1926 her cousin Maj Gen Sir David Dawnay KCVO CB DSO, of Whitfield Court, co. Waterford  (d. 3 Oct 1971), 1st son of Maj Hon Hugh Dawnay DSO by his wife Lady Susan de la Poer Beresford, 2nd dau. by his second wife of John Henry de la Poer [Beresford], 5th Marquess of Waterford, and had issue

3. Lady (Beatrix) Patricia de la Poer Beresford, mar. 7 Jul 1926 Lynden Roberts Miller (d. 1973), 1st son of Rt Rev Robert Miller DD, Bishop of Cashel, and has issue

died

1 Dec 1911

suc. by

son

note

Knight of St Patrick 1902; KGStJ

 

John Charles de la Poer [Beresford], 7th Marquess of Waterford

born

6 Jan 1901

mar.

14 Oct 1930 Juliet Mary Lindsay (b. 27 Jan 1904; mar. (2) 17 Dec 1946 Lt Col John Eric Durnford Silcock, of Cahir, co. Tipperary;  d. 1987), 2nd dau. of Maj David Balcarres Lindsay, by his wife Grace Maud Miller, dau. of George Miller

children:

1. Lord John Hubert de la Poer Beresford, later 8th Marquess of Waterford

2. Capt Lord Patrick Tristram de la Poer Beresford, of Fairview Cottage, Wicks Green, Binfield, co. Berkshire (b. 16 Jun 1934), mar. 26 Nov 1964 (div. 1971) Julia Carey (former wife of Capt Darel Carey), dau. of Col Thomas Cromwell Williamson DSO, of Beaumont Hall, Thorpe-le-Soken, co. Essex. and has issue

died

25 Sep 1934

suc. by

son

 

John Hubert de la Poer [Beresford], 8th Marquess of Waterford

born

14 Jul 1933

mar.

23 Jul 1957 Lady Caroline Olein Geraldine Wyndham-Quin (b. 14 Sep 1936), 2nd dau. of Richard Southwell Windham Robert [Wyndham-Quin], 6th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl, by his second wife Nancy Yuille, dau. of Thomas Burke Yuille, of Virginia, USA

children:

1. Lord Henry Nicholas de la Poer Beresford, later 9th Marquess of Waterford

2. Lord Charles Richard de la Poer Beresford, of Brook Corner, Ingrams Green, Elsted, Sussex (b. 18 Jan 1960), mar. 1984 Maria Theresa Phillips, dau. of Gabriel Donoso Phillips, of Santiago, Chile, and has issue

3. Lord James Patrick de la Poer Beresford, of Knocknacrohy, Curraghmore, Portlaw, co. Waterford (b. 10 Dec 1965), mar. 6 Sep 1989 Avril Murphy, dau. of Louis Murphy, of Baylough, Portlaw, co. Waterford

1. Lady Alice Rose de la Poer Beresford (b. 31 Jul 1970)

died

11 Feb 2015

suc. by

son

 

Henry Nicholas de la Poer [Beresford], 9th Marquess of Waterford

born

23 Mar 1958

mar.

1986 Amanda Thompson, dau. of Nicholas Thompason, of The Castle, Borris-ib-Ossory, co. Laois

children

1. Lord Richard John Beresford, styled Earl of Tyrone (b. 19 Aug 1987)

2. Lord Marcus Patrick Beresford (b. 1990)

1. Lady Camilla Juliet Beresford (b. 25 Jul 1995)

 

Last updated 28 Jun 2015

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Titles:

9th Marquess of Waterford

(Ireland, let. pat. 19 Aug 1789)

10th Earl of Tyrone

(Ireland, let. pat. 18 Jul 1746)

10th Viscount Tyrone

(Ireland, let. pat. 4 Nov 1720)

10th Baron Le Poer

(Ireland, House of Lords decision 9 Nov 1767)

10th Baron Beresford, of Beresford in the County of Cavan

(Ireland, let. pat. 4 Nov 1720)

10th Baron Tyrone, of Haverfordwest in the County of Pembroke

(Great Britain, let. pat. 21 Aug 1786)

13th Baronet, styled "of Coleraine"

(Ireland, let. pat. 5 May 1665)

 

Address:

Curraghmore, Portlaw, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Tel:  051-387102   Fax:  051-387481

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