PORTLAND

 

 

 

 

The members of this family bore the surname Bentinck, Cavendish-Bentinck or Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, as indicated. The children of the Dukes of Portland, and those granted the rank of Duke's children, bore the title Lord/Lady before their Christian names.

 

 

 

Hans Willem Bentinck, cr 1689 Earl of Portland, Viscount Woodstock and Baron of Cirencester (20 Jul 1649-Bulstrode Park 23 Nov 1709); m.1st The Hague 1 Feb 1678 Anne Villiers (d.in Holland 30 [20?] Nov 1688); m.2nd London 12 May 1700 Jane Martha Temple, Dowager Lady Berkeley of Stratton (1672-Whitehall 26 May 1751)

 

1a) Mary (1679-Watford 20 Aug 1726); m.1st 28 Sep 1692 Algernon Capel, 2nd Earl of Essex (d.10 Jan 1710);m.2nd 1714 Sir Conyers Darcy (d.1 Dec 1758)

 

2a) William (1681-26 May 1688)

 

3a) HENRY, 2nd Earl of Portland, etc, cr 1716 Duke of Portland and Marquess of Titchfield (17 Mar 1682-St.Iago de la Vega, Jamaica 4 Jul 1726); m.Chiswick 9 Jun 1704 Lady Elizabeth Noel (1685-London 19 Mar 1737)

 

1b) Anne (d.Jul 1749); m.Daniel Paul

 

2b) WILLIAM, 2nd Duke of Portland, etc (1 Mar 1709-1 May 1762); m.London 11 Jul 1734 Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley (11 Feb 1715-Bulstrode 17 Jul 1785)

 

1c) Elizabeth Cavendish (27 Jun 1735-London 12 Dec 1825); m.London 22 May 1759 Thomas Thynne, Marquess of Bath (13 Sep 1734-London 19 Nov 1796)

 

2c) Henrietta (8 Feb 1737-London 4 Jun 1827); m.Whitehall 28 May 1763 George Harry Grey, 5th Earl of Stamford and Warrington (1 Oct 1737-Enville Hall 23 May 1819)

 

3c) WILLIAM HENRY CAVENDISH, 3rd Duke of Portland, etc, Prime Minister of Great Britain, took surname Cavendish-Bentinck for himself and his issue 1801 (14 Apr 1738-Bulstrode 30 Oct 1809); m.Burlington House 8 Nov 1766 Lady Dorothy Cavendish (27 Aug 1750-3 Jun 1794)

 

1d) WILLIAM HENRY CAVENDISH, 4th Duke of Portland, etc, took surname Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck (London 24 Jun 1768-Welbeck Abbey 27 Mar 1854); m.London 4 Aug 1795 Henrietta Scott (d.Welbeck Abbey 28 Apr 1844)

 

1e) William Henry Cavendish, Marquess of Titchfield (London 21 Aug 1796-Portland House 4/5 Mar 1824)

 

2e) Margaret Harriet (21 Apr 1798-9 Apr 1882)

 

3e) Caroline (6 Jul 1799-23 Jan 1828)

 

4e) WILLIAM JOHN CAVENDISH, 5th Duke of Portland (London 17 Sep 1800-Harcourt House 6 Dec 1879)

 

5e) William George Frederick (23 Feb 1802-21 Sep 1848)

 

6e) Henry William (9 Jun 1804-31 Dec 1870)

 

7e) Charlotte (1805-Ossington Hall 30 Sep 1889); m.London 14 Jul 1827 John Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington (Ossington 27 Jan 1800-Ossington 7 Mar 1873)

 

8e) Lucy Joan (27 Aug 1807 [1808?]-St.James's House, West Malvern 29 Jul 1899); m.London 8 Nov 1828 Charles Augustus Ellis, 6th Lord Howard de Walden (London 5 Jun 1799-château de Lesve 29 Aug 1868)

 

9e) Mary (8 Jul 1809-20 Jul 1874); m.5 Oct 1854 Sir William Topham (d.7 Jun 1895)

 

2d) William Henry, Gov-General of India (14 Sep 1774-17 Jun 1839); m.19 Feb 1803 Lady Mary Acheson (d.1 May 1843)

 

3d) Charlotte (3 Oct 1775-28 Jul 1862); m.31 Mar 1793 Charles Greville (2 Nov 1762-26 Aug 1832)

 

4d) Mary (13 Mar 1779-6 Nov 1843)

 

5d) William Charles Augustus (3 Oct 1780-28 Apr 1826); m.1st 21 Sep 1808 Georgiana Augusta Seymour (d. 10 Dec 1813); m.2nd 3 Jul 1817 Anne Wellesley (1788-19 Mar 1875), nat. dau. of Richard, Marquess Wellesley; note: acc to Lord Charles' entry in Hist of Parl., Georgiana Augusta Seymour was dau of Grace Dalrymple Elliott; her father is undetermined, but the two most likely are the Pr of Wales [George IV], and 4th Earl of Cholmondeley; it further states that George implied his paternity in correspondence with his own mother, and that Georgiana herself believed it to be true; as for Anne Wellesley, she was married to Sir William Abdy, Bt., when she absconded with Lord Charles

 

1e) Georgiana (21 Aug 1811-12 Sep 1883)

 

2e) Anne (1 Sep 1816-17 Jun 1888)

 

3e) Charles William Frederick (8 Nov 1817-17 Aug 1865); m.1st 26 Sep 1839 Sinetta Lambourne (1820-19 Feb 1850); m.2nd 13 Dec 1859 Caroline Burnaby (Baggrave Hall 1833-1918)

 

1f) Nina Cecilia (London 11 Sep 1862-London 23 Jun 1938); m.Petersham [per Cokayne; other sources say London] 16 Jul 1881 Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (London 14 Mar 1855-Glamis Castle 7 Nov 1944)

 

2f) Anne Violet (Baggrave Hall 23 Jan 1864-15 May 1932)

 

3f) Hyacinthe Sinetta (Baggrave Hall 23 Jan 1864-9 Dec 1916); m.1901 Alfred Jessup

 

4e) Arthur (10 May 1819-11 Dec 1877); m.1st 18 Feb 1857 Elizabeth Sophia Hawkins-Whitshed (27 Nov 1835-4 Jan 1858); m.2nd 10 Jun 1862 Augusta Mary Elizabeth Browne, cr 1880 Baroness Bolsover, of Bolsover Castle (Dublin 8 Nov 1834-London 7 Aug 1893)

 

1f) WILLIAM John Arthur Charles James, 6th Duke of Portland, etc (Kinnaird House, Perthshire 28 Dec 1857-Welbeck Woodhouse 26 Apr 1943); m.London 11 Jun 1889 Winifred Dallas-Yorke (Murthly Castle 7 Sep 1863-Welbeck 30 Jul 1954)

 

1g) Victoria Alexandrina Violet (London 27 Feb 1890-May 1994); m.Welbeck 25 Nov 1918 Michael John Erskine Wemyss of Wemyss (8 Mar 1888-1982)

 

2g) WILLIAM Arthur Henry, 7th Duke of Portland, etc (London 16 Mar 1893-21 Mar 1977); m.Welbeck 12 Aug 1915 Hon Ivy Gordon-Lennox (16 Jun 1887-Welbeck Woodhouse 3 Mar 1982)

 

1h) Alexandra Margaret Anne (London 6 Sep 1916-21 Dec 2008)

 

2h) Victoria Margaret (London 9 Oct 1918-Wick, Caithness 29 Aug 1955); m.Welbeck 12 Apr 1950 Don Gaetano Parente Pr di Castel Viscardo (Aversa 10 Jun 1909-    )

 

3g) Francis Morven Dallas (Langwell 27 Jul 1900-Welbeck 22 Aug 1950)

 

2f) Henry, granted rank of Duke's son 1880 (London 28 May 1863-Underley 6 Oct 1931); m.London 27 Jan 1892 Lady Olivia Taylour (Underley Hall 22 Jan 1869-26 Nov 1939)

 

3f) William Augustus, granted rank of Duke's son 1880 (31 Jan 1865-4 Nov 1903)

 

4f) Charles, granted rank of Duke's son 1880 (London 7 Oct 1868-Oxton Hall 19 Jun 1956); m.Taplow 27 Feb 1897 Cicely Grenfell (28 Aug 1872-Ramsdale Park 30 Jan 1936)

 

1g) Elizabeth (Taplow 27 Sep 1901-13 Aug 1977); m.London 29 Apr 1925 (div 1954) Roger Henry Wethered

 

2g) Alice (London 10 Oct 1904-1982); m.London 23 Mar 1930 Terence Alfred Andrew Watt (Londonderry 1896-k.on active service 17 Jul 1942)

 

5f) Ottoline Violet, granted rank of Duke's dau 1880 (London 16 Jun 1873-21 Apr 1938); m.London 8 Feb 1902 Philip Morrell (4 Jun 1870-5 Feb 1943)

 

5e) Emily (1820-6 Jan 1850); m.8 Nov 1845 Henry Hopwood (d.1859)

 

6d) Frederick Guy (2 Nov 1781-11 Feb 1828); m.16 Sep 1820 Lady Mary Lowther (28 Oct 1785-21 Oct 1862)

 

1e) George Augustus Frederick (9 Jul 1821-London 9 Apr 1891); m.14 Aug 1850 Prudence Leslie (8 Nov 1830-22 Jun 1896)

 

1f) Christina Anne Jessica (4 Jul 1852-2 Jun 1912); m.3 Aug 1874 Sir Tatton Sykes, 5th Bt. (13 Mar 1826-4 May 1913)

 

2f) William George (London 6 Mar 1854-Windsor 22 Aug 1909); m.New York 12 Aug 1880 Elizabeth Livingston (New York 1860-4 Nov 1943)

 

1g) Mary Augusta (10 Jun 1881-9 May 1913); m.3 Nov 1906 John Gorman Ford

 

2g) Ruth Evelyn (London 5 Mar 1883-1978); m.9 Feb 1907 Walter Spencer Morgan Burns (22 Mar 1872-24 Dec 1929)

 

3f) William George Frederick (London 26 Aug 1856-London 13 Nov 1948); m.London 8 Aug 1887 Ruth Saint Maur (22 Oct 1867-London 28 Jan 1953)

 

1g) FERDINAND William, 8th Duke of Portland, etc (London 4 Jul 1888-Nairobi 13 Dec 1980); m.1st London 9 May 1912 (div 1950) Wentworth Frances Hope-Johnstone (Feb 1882-25 Jun 1964); m.2nd Nairobi 21 Sep 1950 Gwyneth Ethel Edwards (1907-London 7 Mar 1996)

 

2g) Lucy Joan (London 6 Nov 1889-29 Jun 1971); m.9 Nov 1922 Sir Reginald Hervey Hoare (d.12 Aug 1954)

 

3g) George Augustus Frederick (30 May 1891-7 Jun 1892)

 

4g) VICTOR Frederick William, 9th Duke of Portland, etc (London 28 Jun 1897-30 Jul 1990); m.1st 16 Feb 1924 (div 1948) Clothilde Bruce Quigley (Greenville, Texas 2 Oct 1904-1984); m.2nd London 27 Jul 1948 Kathleen Barry (Montreal 26 Jun 1912-London 10 Jan 2004)

 

1h) William James (London 6 Jul 1925-4 Sep 1966); m.1st Aug 1949 (div 1954) Pamela Collins; m.2nd 14 Dec 1954 (div 1960) Inger Grantzau-Christensen; m.3rd 20 Dec 1960 (div 1965) Eleanor Barbara Muriel Lygon (b.1 Nov 1938)

 

2h) Mary Jane (b.Paris 16 Dec 1929); m.1st 20 Apr 1963 (div 1978) Alexander Georgiadis (d.25 Aug 2013); m.2nd 1978 Stephen Ritchards Graubard

 

5g) Venetia Barbara, granted rank of Duke's dau 1977 (London 18 Jul 1902-London 15 Jan 1980)

 

4f) Mary Venetia (London 4 Jun 1861-London 2 May 1948); m.London 7 Dec 1885 John Arthur James (24 Feb 1853-30 Apr 1917)

 

4c) Margaret (26 Jul 1739-26 Apr 1756)

 

5c) Frances (9 Apr 1741-Mar 1743)

 

6c) Edward Charles (5 Mar 1744-8 Oct 1819); m.28 Dec 1782 Elizabeth Cumberland (d.1837)

 

1d) William Henry Edward (2 Feb 1784-29 Sep 1868); m.19 Jul 1814 Frances Constable (d.11 Mar 1862)

 

2d) Cavendish Charles (25 Oct 1785-1809)

 

3d) Harriet Elizabeth (9 Apr 1787-31 Dec 1862); m.1809 Sir William Mordaunt Sturt Milner, 4th Bt. (21 Oct 1779-24 Mar 1855)

 

4d) Charlotte Georgiana Sophie (14 Jan 1789-6 Nov 1819); m.1814 Sir Robert Garrett

 

3b) Isabella (d.1783); m.8 Nov 1739 Henry Monck, of Charleville

 

4b) George (Dec 1715-1 Mar 1759); m.29 Jun 1753 Mary Davies

 

5b) Amalia (d.1756); m.24 Dec 1747 Jakob Arend van Wassenaer (d.5 Aug 1767)

 

4a) William, d.young

 

5a) Anna Margareta (19 Mar 1683-9 May 1763); m.10 Dec 1721 Arend van Wassenaer (d.14 Dec 1721)

 

6a) Frances Wilhelmina (18 Feb 1684-Kensington 31 Mar 1712); m.19 Dec 1706 William Byron, 4th Lord Byron (d.8 Aug 1736)

 

7a) Eleanora Sophia (8 Apr 1687-    )

 

8a) Isabella (4 May 1688-Paris 23 Feb 1728); m.2 Aug 1704 Evelyn Pierrepont, Duke of Kingston (d.5 Mar 1726)

 

9a) Sophia (4 Apr 1701-14 Jun1748); m.24 Mar 1729 Henry Grey, Duke of Kent (d.5 Jun 1740)

 

10a) Elizabeth Adriana (27 Jun1703-1765); m.18 Dec 1720 Henry Egerton, Bp of Hereford (d.1 Apr 1746(

 

11a) William, cr 1732 Gf von Bentinck (1704-1774); m.1733 Charlotte Sophie Gfn von Aldenburg (1715-1800); for his second son, Jan Carel Gf von Bentinck, whose issue eventually inherited the Earldom of Portland on the death of the 9th Duke of Portland, see Bentinck

 

12a) Henrietta (12 Nov 1705-10 Jun 1792); m.15 Oct 1728 James Hamilton, Earl of Clanbrassil (d.17 Mar 1758)

 

13a) Charles John (2 Jun 1708-18 Mar 1779); m.1 Nov 1739 Lady Margaret Cadogan

 

14a) Barbara (20 Oct 1709-13 Apr 1736); m.18 Feb 1734 Francis Godolphin, 2nd Lord Godolphin (d.25 May 1785)