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Westbury, Baron (UK, 1861)

 

Creation: let. pat. 27 Jun 1861

 

Family name: Bethell

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Arms:

Argent on a Chevron engrailed Azure between three Boars' Heads couped Sable an Estoile Or all within a Bordure of the third

Crest:

Out of a Crown Vallery Or an Eagle's Head Sable between two Wings Azure charged on the breast with an Estoile as in the Arms

Supporters:

On either side an Eagle wings addorsed Azure ducally crowned collared and charged on the breast with an Estoile Or

Motto:

Ap Ithel (the old Welsh family name)

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Richard [Bethell], 1st Baron Westbury, PC QC

1st son of Dr Richard Bethell, of Bristol, by his wife Jane Baverstock

born

30 Jun 1800

mar. (1)

19 Nov 1825 Ellinor Mary Abraham (d. 17 Mar 1863), 1st dau. of Robert Abraham, of Keppel Street, London

children by first wife

1. Hon Richard Augustus Bethell, later 2nd Baron Westbury

2. Hon Slingsby Bethell CB JP DL, barrister 1857, Registrar in Bankruptcy, Clerk of Committees House of Lords 1861-96 (b. 4 Oct 1831; d. 3 Apr 1896), mar. (1) 9 May 1855 (d. 28 Jul 1886), 5th dau. of William Chaplin MP, of Ewhurst Park, co. Hampshire, and (2) 6 Sep 1888 Laura Beatrice Maunsell (d. 16 Jul 1925), 1st dau. of Rev Frederick Webster Maunsell, Rector of Symondsbury, co. Dorset, and had issue by both marriages

3. Arthur Howard Bethell (b. 31 Jan 1833; dvp. Apr 1834)

4. Hon Walter John Bethell, barrister (b. 11 Dec 1842; dsp. 26 Dec 1907), mar. 11 Dec 1900 Ada Mary Hole (widow  of Thomas hole, of Moorlands, Crewkerne, co. Somerset; d. 31 Jul 1929), dau. of Rev Charles Welfitt Blathwayt

1. Hon Ellen Bethell (d. 25 Mar 1880), mar. 9 May 1845 Rev Thomas Edward Abraham, Rector of Risby, co. Derby, and had issue

2. Hon Eliza Jane Bethell (d. 22 May 1916), mar. 22 Jun 1850 Capt Christopher Baldock Cardew, of Broomfield, co. Hampshire (d. 1893), and had issue

3. Hon Emma Louise Bethell (d. 2 Sep 1877), mar. 14 Sep 1854 Manfield Parkyns, of Woodborough Hall, co. Nottingham (d. 12 Jan 1894)

4. Hon Augusta Bethell (d. 20 Dec 1931), mar. (1) 23 Jan 1874 Henry Charles Adamson Kenyon-Parker (d. 1881), and (2) 13 Aug 1890 Thomas Arthur Nash, barrister (d. 20 Aug 1921)

mar. (2)

25 Jan 1873 Eleanor Margaret Tennant (d. 19 Dec 1894), 3rd dau. of Henry Tennant, of Cadoxton, co. Glamorgan

died

20 Jul 1873

created

27 Jun 1861 Baron Westbury, of Westbury in the County of Wiltshire

suc. by

son by first wife

note

barrister, Middle Temple 1823; Bencher and QC 1840; Leader, Chancery Bar 1841; Vice-Chancellor, County Palatine of Lancaster 1851-52; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Aylesbury 1851-59 and Wolverhampton 1859-61; Solicitor-General 1852-56; knighted 1853; Attorney-General 1856-58 and 1859-61; Privy Councillor 1861; Lord Chancellor of Great Britain 1861-65

 

Richard Augustus [Bethell], 2nd Baron Westbury

born

11 Mar 1830

mar.

5 Jul 1851 Mary Florence Fownes-Luttrell (d. 14 Aug 1901), yst. dau. of Rev Alexander Fownes-Luttrell JP, Rector of East Quantoxhead, co. Somerset, by his wife Jane Leader, dau. of William Leader, of Putney Hill, co. Surrey

children

1. Hon Richard Luttrell Pilkington Bethell, later 3rd Baron Westbury

2. Admiral Hon Sir Alexander Edward Bethell GCMG KCB, served in Somaliland 1903-04, ADC to King Edward VII 1907-08, Director of Naval Intelligence 1909-12, Commander-in-Chief East Indies 1912, commanded Royal Naval War College 1913-14, Vice-Admiral commanding battleships 3rd Fleet 1914, President Royal Naval College Greenwich 1914-15, Vice-Admiral commanding Channel Fleet 1915, Admiral commanding Coastguard and Reserves 1915-16, Cammander-in-Chief Plymouth 1916-18 (b. 28 Aug 1855; d. 13 Jun 1932), mar. 11 Mar 1890 Hilda Mary Huntsman (d. 1 Dec 1928), yst. dau. of Benjamin Huntsman DL, of West Retford Hall, co. Nottingham, and had issue

died

28 Mar 1875

suc. by

son

 

Richard Luttrell Pilkington [Bethell], 3rd Baron Westbury

born

25 Apr 1852

mar.

24 Jul 1882 Lady Agatha Manners Tollemache, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 21 Mar 1881 (b. 16 Jan 1857; d. 8 Jun 1941), 3rd but 2nd surv. dau. of Hon William Lionel Felix Tollemache, styled Lord Huntingtower (by his wife and cousin Katherine Elizabeth Camilla Burke, yst. dau. of Sir Joseph Burke, 11th Bt., of Glinsk Castle, co. Galway, by his wife Hon Louisa Talmash, 1st dau. of Hon Sir William Manners later Talmash, 1st Bt., styled Lord Huntingtower (by his wife Catherine Rebecca Grey, 3rd dau. of Francis Grey, of Lehenna, co. Cork), 1st son and heir ap. of Lady Louisa Tollemache later Manners, suo jure Countess of Dysart), 1st son and heir ap. of Lionel William John [Talmash later Tollemache], 8th Earl of Dysart

only child

1. Capt Hon Richard Bethell (b. 26 Apr 1883; dvp. 15 Nov 1929), mar. 10 Oct 1911 Evelyn Lucia Millicent Hutton, 2nd dau. of Col George Morland Hutton CB, of Gate Burton Hall, co. Lincoln, by his wife Eustacie Emma Millicent Arkwright, only child of Eustace Arkwright, of Sutton Scarsdale, co. Derby, and had issue:

1a. Richard Morland Tollemache Bethell, later 4th Baron Westbury

2a. Hon David Allan Bethell, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1930, later 5th Baron Westbury

1a. Hon Veronica Wenwfryde Nefertari Bethell, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1930 (b. 15 Jul 1917), mar. 14 Jan 1941 Lt Col James Innes, 1st son of Lt Col James Archibald Innes DSO, of Horringer Manor, Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk, and Inchgary, North Berwick, and has issue

died

21 Feb 1930

suc. by

grandson

 

Richard Morland Tollemache [Bethell], 4th Baron Westbury

born

9 Oct 1914

died

26 Jun 1961

suc. by

brother

 

David Alan [Bethell], 5th Baron Westbury, CBE MC

born

16 Jul 1922

mar.

21 Oct 1947 Ursula Mary Rose James, 1st dau. of Hon Robert James, of St Nicholas, Richmond, co. York (by his second wife Lady Serena Mary Barbara Lumley, only child of Aldred Frederick George Beresford [Lumley], 10th Earl of Scarbrough), 3rd son of Walter Henry [James], 2nd Baron Northbourne

children

1. Hon Richard Nicholas Bethell, later 6th Baron Westbury

2. Hon James David William Bethell (b. 22 Feb 1952), mar. (1) 3 Apr 1974 Emma Hermione Nicolson, 2nd dau. of Malise Allen Nicolson MC, of Frog Hall, Tilston, co. Chester, and (2) 1987 Sally Le Gallais (b. 31 May 1955; former wife of Nicholas Albert Le Gallais), 2nd dau. of John Roberts, of L'Etouquet House, St Ouen, Jersey, Channel Islands (by his first wife Diana Emily Evans, dau. of Lawrence Norris Evans), 1st son of Joseph Henry Nicholson Roberts JP (by his wife Frances Eleanor Partington, 2nd dau. of George Partington, of Tilehurst, co. Berkshire), 2nd son of Sir James Roberts, 1st Bt. JP, of Milner Field, Bingley, co. York, and has issue by both marriages

1. Hon Celia Mary Bethell (b. 5 Mar 1955), mar. 28 Jun 1980 (Lionel) Brook Holliday, of Mount St John, Felixkirk, co. York, 2nd son of Maj Lionel Brook Holliday OBE JP, of Copgrove Hall, co. York, and has issue

died

12 October 2001

suc.by

son

note

granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1930; served in World War II 1939-45 as Captain, Scots Guards; MC 1943; KStJ 1977; Bailiff of Egle, Order of St John 1988-92; BGStJ 1988; CBE 1994

 

Richard Nicholas [Bethell], 6th Baron Westbury, MBE

born

29 May 1950

mar.(1)

11 Dec 1975 (div. 1991) Caroline Mary Palmer (mar. (2) 1992 as his second wife Mark Chaytor Dickinson, of The Courtyard, Newbrough, Hexham, co. Northumberland), only dau. of Richard John Palmer, of Queen Anne's Mead, Swallowfield, co. Berkshire, by his wife Hon Sarah Faith Georgina Spencer MBE, only dau. by his second wife of Victor Albert Francis Charles [Spencer], 1st Viscount Churchill

children by first wife

1. Hon Alexander Bethell (b. 21 Dec 1986)

1. Hon Alice Mary Bethell (b. 11 Aug 1979), mar. 12 Sep 2009 Wilfrid Alban Francis Lauger, only son of Robin Lauger, and has issue

2. Hon Rose Bethell (b. 9 Jan 1984)

mar. (2)

1993 Charlotte Sarah-Jane Gore, dau. of Jack Gore

note

MBE (Mil) 1979; Major Scots Guards, Northern Ireland and South Atlantic Campaign 1982; OStJ

 

Last updated 6 Nov 2013

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Title:

6th Baron Westbury, of Westbury in the County of Wiltshire

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 27 Jun 1861)

 

Address:

Clarendon House, Manor House Stables, Middleham, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 4QL

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