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); he had many children besides the following two sons:

 

1a) 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)

 

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)

 

2a) 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