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Zetland, Earl of (UK, 1838)

 

Creation: let.pat. 2 Jul 1838

 

Family name: Dundas

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Arms:

See Marquess of Zetland

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Lawrence [Dundas], 2nd Baron Dundas later 1st Earl of Zetland

1st son and heir of Thomas [Dundas], 1st Baron Dundas, by his wife Lady Charlotte Fitzwilliam, 2nd dau. of William [Fitzwilliam], 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam

born

10 Apr 1766

mar.

21 Apr 1794 Harriot Hale (b. 16 Jun 1769; d. 18 Apr 1834), 3rd dau. of Gen John Hale, of Plantation (Tocketts), nt. Guisborough, co. York, by his wife Mary Chaloner, dau. of William Chaloner, of Guisborough, co. York

children

1. Hon Thomas Dundas, later 2nd Earl of Zetland

2. Hon John Charles Dundas, of Woodhall, Wetherby, co. York, Member of Parliament for Richmond, Lord Lieutenant of Orkney and Shetland (b. 21 Aug 1808; d. 14 Feb 1866), mar. 27 Mar 1843 Margaret Matilda Talbot (d. 8 Dec 1907), dau. of James Talbot, of Maryville, co. Wexford, yst. son of Matthew Talbot, of Castle Talbot, and had issue:

1a. Lawrence Dundas, later 3rd Earl of Zetland later 1st Marquess of Zetland

2a. Hon John Charles Dundas, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1873, Member of Parliament for Richmond 1873-85, Lord Lieutenant of Orkney and Shetland (b. 21 Sep 1845; d. 13 Sep 1892), mar. 2 Aug 1870 Hon Alice Louisa Wood (d. 3 Jun 1934), 2nd dau. of Charles [Wood], 1st Viscount Halifax, and had issue

3a. Hon William Fitzwilliam James Dundas, granted the style and precedence of a younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1873 (b. 8 May 1860; d. 23 Nov 1945), mar. 20 Jun 1892 Mary Maud Prinsep (d. 2 Sep 1945), yst. dau. of Lt Col Henry Auriol Prinsep, and had issue

4a. Hon Cospatrick Thomas Dundas, granted the style and precedence of a younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1873 (b. 5 Nov 1862; d. 23 Nov 1906), mar. 18 Jul 1892 his second cousin Maud Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (mar. (2) 2 Oct 1912 Maj Sir Harry Edward Spiller Cordeaux KCMG CB; d. 15 Jul 1949), 2nd dau. of Hon George Wentworth-Fitzwilliam MP, of Milton, Peterborough, co. Northampton (by his wife Alice Louisa Anson, 2nd dau. of Gen Hon George Anson), 3rd son of Charles William [Wentworth-Fitzwilliam], 5th Earl Fitzwilliam, and had issue

1a. Lady Harriot Emily Dundas, granted the style and precedence of a daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1873 (d. 11 Dec 1939), mar. 7 Apr 1875 Col Charles Thomas Bunbury (d. 4 Oct 1917), 4th son of Hugh Mill Bunbury, of West Hill, Wandsworth, London, and has issue

2a. Lady Mary Dundas, granted the style and precedence of a daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1873 (d. 19 Sep 1911), mar 12 Oct 1874 William Francis Plowden, and had issue

3a. Lady Laura Octavia Dundas, granted the style and precedence of a daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1873 (d. 19 Jun 1881), mar. 8 Feb 1877 Arthur [French], 4th Baron de Freyne, and had issue

4a. Lady Alice Dundas, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1873 (d. 3 Apr 1950)

1. Lady Margaret Bruce Dundas (d. 13 Sep 1860), mar. 5 Feb 1816 her cousin Henry Walker Yeoman, of Woodlands (d. 14 Sep 1875), and had issue

2. Lady Harriet Frances Dundas (d. 13 Oct 1878), mar. 8 Dec 1825 Col Henry Lane

3. Lady Charlotte Jane Dundas, Lady of the Bedchamber to HRH the Duchess of Kent (d. 29 Nov 1866)

died

19 Feb 1839

created

2 Jul 1838 Earl of Zetland

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Richmond 1790-1802 and 1808-11 and for York 1802-07 and 1811-20; Alderman of York 1808 and Lord Mayor of York 1811-12; suc. his father 14 Jun 1820 as 2nd Baron Dundas; Provincial Grand Master, North and East ridings of Yorkshire, of the Society of Freemasons 1834-39; Lord Lieutenant and Vice Admiral of Orkney and Zetland 1831-73

 

Thomas [Dundas], 2nd Earl of Zetland, KG KT

born

5 Feb 1795

mar.

6 Sep 1823 Sophia Jane Williamson (b. 21 Nov 1803; d. 21 May 1865), yst. dau. of Sir Hedworth Williamson, 6th Bt., of Whitburn Hall, co. Durham, by his wife Maria Hamilton, dau. of Sir James Hamilton, of co. Monaghan

died

s.p. 6 May 1873

suc. by

nephew

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Richmond 1818-30 and 1835-39 and for York 1830-32 and 1833-34; Lord Lieutenant of the North Riding of Yorkshire 1839-73; Dep Grand Master 1839-40, Pro Grand Master 1840-43 and Grand Master of the Society of Freemasons 1844-70; Knight of the Thistle 1861 (res. 1872); Knight of the Garter 1872

 

Lawrence [Dundas], 3rd Earl of Zetland later 1st Marquess of Zetland, KT PC

created

22 Aug 1892 Earl of Ronaldshay and Marquess of Zetland

 

The Earldom of Zetland has been held by the Marquesses of Zetland since 22 Aug 1892.

 

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