AGAR (and Agar-Ellis, Agar-Robartes)

Earls of Normanton; Viscounts Clifden

 

ROBARTES, Earls of Radnor

 

 

 

 

Part 1: Ellis

 

 

Rt. Rev. Welbore Ellis, Bp of Meath (ca 1651-1 Jan 1734); m.Diana Briscoe, maternal gdau of Earl of Banbury

 

1a) Anne (26 Aug 1707-14 Apr 1761); m.1st 29 May 1733 Henry Agar, of Gowran Castle (see Part 2, below); m.2nd George Dunbar

 

2a) Welbore, of Tylney Hall (15 Dec 1713-2 Feb 1802), cr 1794 Baron Mendip of Mendip, with remainder, failing his own issue male, to the three eldest sons of his sister Anne by her husband Henry Agar; he m.1st 18 Nov 1747 Elizabeth Stanhope (d.1 Aug 1761); m.2nd 20 Jul 1765 Anne Stanley (d.7 Dec 1803)

 

 

 

 

Part 2: Agar

 

 

James Agar, of Gowran Castle, d.30 Nov 1733; m.1st 10 Jan 1692 Susannah Alexander; m.2nd Mary Wemyss (d.18 Apr 1771, aged 106)

 

[by 1st m.]:

 

1a) James, d.young

 

2a – 3a) two more sons, d.young

 

[by 2nd m.]:

 

4a) Henry, of Gowran Castle, d.18 Nov 1746; m.29 May 1733 Anne Ellis (see Part 1, above), sister of 1st Lord Mendip

 

1b) James, cr 1776 Lord Clifden, Baron of Gowran [I], cr 1781 Viscount Clifden of Gowran (25 Mar 1734-1 Jan 1789); m.20 Mar 1760 Lucia, Hon. Mrs Boyle-Walsingham, née Martin (d.26 Jul 1802)

 

1c) Henry Welbore, 1804 ELLIS, 2nd Viscount Clifden, suc his great-uncle 1802 as 2nd Lord Mendip (22 Jan 1761-13 Jul 1836); m.10 Mar 1792 Lady Caroline Spencer (27 Oct 1763-23 Nov 1813)

 

1d) Caroline Anne (26 Oct 1794-12 May 1814)

 

2d) George James Welbore AGAR-ELLIS, cr 1831 Baron Dover of Dover [UK] (17 Jan 1797 [per Cokayne; Debrett’s 1828 says 14 Jan 1797]-Dover House 10 Jul 1833); m.7 Mar 1822 Lady Georgiana Howard (16 May 1804-Dover House 17 Mar 1860)

 

1e) Henry AGAR-ELLIS, 3rd Viscount Clifden (25 Feb 1825-Dover House 20 Feb 1866); m.23 Feb 1861 Eliza Horatia Frederica Seymour (16 Jul 1833-23 Apr 1896)

 

1f) Henry George, 4th Viscount Clifden (2 Sep 1863-28 Mar 1895)

 

2f) Lucia Georgiana Mary, d.20 Oct 1864; twin with Lilah

 

3f) Lilah Georgiana Augusta Constance, d.27 Jan 1944; m.24 Jul 1884 Luke White, 3rd Lord Annaly (25 Feb 1857-15 Dec 1922)

 

2e) Lucia Caroline Elizabeth (9 Jan 1827-22 Jan 1895); m.13 Aug 1851 William Bagot, 3rd Lord Bagot (27 Mar 1811-19 Jan 1887)

 

3e) Caroline Anne Harriet (12 Mar 1828-14 Jun 1846)

 

4e) Leopold George Frederick AGAR-ELLIS, 5th Viscount Clifden (13 May 1829-London 10 Sep 1899); m.London 8 Sep 1864 Hon. Harriet Stonor (5 Apr 1836-17 May 1914)

 

1f) George Robert (8 Nov 1864-30 Mar 1872)

 

2f) Caroline (1865-28 Jan 1891); m.20 Oct 1888 James Farish Malcolm Fawcett, of Scalesby Castle

 

3f) Harriet (1867-4 Jul 1928); m.24 Feb 1897 Thomas Granville Knox (22 Dec 1868-15 Jan 1947)

 

4f) Evelyn Mary (1869-8 Jun 1952); m.27 Jun 1896 Hon. Edward Henry Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone (27 Nov 1854-29 Apr 1903)

 

5e) George Victor (21 Apr 1830-Sep 1853)

 

6e) Diana Mary Blanche Georgiana (5 Jan 1832-18 Jul 1890); m.5 Aug 1851 Hon. Edward Coke (20 Aug 1824-26 May 1889)

 

7e) George James Welbore (8 Sep 1833-31 Dec 1872)

 

2c) Rev. John Ellis (31 Dec 1763-3 Jan 1797); m.11 Mar 1792 Hon. Harriet Flower (8 Nov 1771-14 Jan 1813 [per Burke’s and 1828 Debrett’s, sub Ashbrook; Debrett’s 1828 sub Clifden says 12 Jan 1813])

 

3c) Emily Anne [or Anne Emilia] (5 Dec 1765-Sep 1821)

 

4c) Charles Bagenal (13 Aug 1769-16 Jun 1811); m.15 Nov 1804 Anna Maria Hunt (see Part 3, below), eventual heiress of her great-uncle Henry Robartes, 3rd Earl of Radnor; note: his DOB as per Burke’s; Collins says 13 Aug 1765, but that conflicts with the date given in the same source as his sister’s DOB

 

1d) son (18 Dec 1805-    )

 

2d) Thomas James, 1822 AGAR-ROBARTES, cr 1869 Baron Robartes of Lanhydrock and of Truro [UK] (18 Mar 1808-9 Mar 1882); m.8 Jan 1839 Juliana Pole-Carew (1 Jul 1812-12 Apr 1881), maternal gdau of 1st Lord Lyttelton

 

1e) Thomas Charles, 2nd Lord Robartes, suc 1899 as 6th Viscount Clifden (1 Jan 1844-19 Jul 1930); m.24 Apr 1878 Mary Dickinson (d.29 Jan 1921)

 

1f) Mary Vere (12 Apr 1879-9 Apr 1946); m.29 Jan 1919 Rev. Hon. Reginald John Yarde-Buller (12 Jul 1864-13 Jun 1950)

 

2f) Thomas Charles Reginald (22 May 1880-d.30 Sep 1915 of wounds received in action)

 

3f) [Julia Caroline] Everilda (22 May 1880-    )

 

4f) Francis Gerald, 7th Viscount Clifden (14 Apr 1883-1966)

 

5f) Arthur Victor, 8th Viscount Clifden (9 Jun 1887-1974); m.1st 17 Nov 1920 (div 1945) Patience Mary Basset (2 Mar 1901-13 Dec 1956); m.2nd 29 Jan 1948 Margaret, née Carter

 

1g) Rachel Mary (12 Dec 1922-____); m.8 Mar 1941 Cromwell Felix Justin Lloyd-Davies

 

6f) [Edith] Violet Kathleen (21 Nov 1888-    )

 

7f) Constance Margaret (13 Mar 1890-18 Feb 1936)

 

8f) Cecil Edward (24 Apr 1892-26 Feb 1939)

 

9f) Alexander George (12 Feb 1895-16 Feb 1930)

 

2b) Welbore Ellis (1735-30 Oct 1805); m.21 Oct 1762 Gertrude, dau of Sir Charles Hotham, 5th Bt.

 

3b) Most Rev. Charles (22 Dec 1736-14 Jul 1809), Archbishop of Cashel and then of Dublin, cr 1795 Baron Somerton of Somerton [I], cr 1800 Viscount Somerton [I], cr 1806 Earl of Normanton [I]; he m.22 Nov 1776 Jane Benson (d.25 Oct 1826)

 

1c) Welbore Ellis, 2nd Earl of Normanton (20 Nov 1778-26 Aug 1868); m.17 May 1816 Lady Diana Herbert (5 Feb 1790-2 Dec 1841); note: his DOB as per Cokayne; Burke’s and Lodge 1861 say 12 Nov 1778, and Debrett’s 1828 says 12 Nov 1773, which is before his parents’ marriage

 

1d) James Charles Herbert Welbore Ellis, 3rd Earl of Normanton (Ditchley House, Oxon 17 Sep 1818-London 9 Dec 1896); m.London 9 Apr 1856 Hon. Caroline Susan Augusta Barrington (21 Oct 1834-13 Jan 1915)

 

1e) Caroline Elizabeth (21 Mar 1857-9 May 1894); m.Harbridge, Somerley, Hants 6 Sep 1876 Edward Hyde Villiers, 5th Earl of Clarendon (11 Feb 1846-2 Oct 1914)

 

2e) Charles George Welbore Ellis, Viscount Somerton (London 27 Apr 1858-Woodyates 17 Jan 1894)

 

3e) Mary Beatrice (10 Aug 1859-20 Dec 1943)

 

4e) Margaret Elizabeth Diana (10 Dec 1863-29 Mar 1941); m.23 Jul 1884 Hon. Ivan Campbell (17 Nov 1859-16 Mar 1917)

 

5e) Sidney James, 4th Earl of Normanton (9 Apr 1865-Somerley, Hants 25 Nov 1933); m.London 3 Nov 1894 Lady Amy Byng (6 Dec 1865-29 Mar 1961)

 

1f) Georgina Mary Elizabeth Fanny (1 May 1896-27 Jan 1967)

 

2f) Alexandra Henrietta Alice (23 Apr 1897-5 Jan 1975); m.12 Apr 1917 (div 1951) Peter Haig-Thomas (d.10 Jan 1959)

 

3f) Caroline Amy Cora (11 Jul 1899-1989)

 

4f) Karen Mary (14 Nov 1901-Washington 28 Oct 1975); m.9 Dec 1925 (div 1945) Herbert Ernest Pretyman (19 Jun 1900-1987)

 

5f) Diana Julia (13 Jun 1904-18 Mar 1929)

 

6f) Amy Louise (4 Oct 1905-1983); m.21 Oct 1925 Michael William John Biddulph, 3rd Lord Biddulph (6 Mar 1898-20 Jul 1972)

 

7f) Rosemary Beatrice (3 Jun 1908-1984); m.23 Apr 1931 Christopher John Darell Jeffreys (30 Dec 1907-k.a.29 May 1940)

 

8f) Edward John Sidney Christian Welbore Ellis, 5th Earl of Normanton (29 Mar 1910-28 Jan 1967); m.1st 5 Jul 1937 (div 1943) Hon. Barbara Mary Frankland (1906-12 Sep 2000); m.2nd 30 Oct 1944 Lady Fiona Pratt (4 Mar 1911-1985)

 

1g) Shaun James Christian Welbore Ellis, 6th Earl of Normanton (21 Aug 1945-13 Feb 2019); in 1974, on the death of the 8th and last Viscount Clifden, he suc as 9th Baron Mendip; he m.1st 29 Apr 1970 (div 2000) Victoria Susan Beard; m.2nd 2009 Rosalind Bernice Nott (d.Jun 2011)

 

1h) James Shaun Christian Welbore Ellis, 7th Earl of Normanton, b.7 Sep 1982; m.16 Jun 2012 Lady Lucy Alexander

 

1i) Georgiana Rose, b.2014

 

2i) Arthur Alexander Christian Welbore Ellis, Viscount Somerton, b.2016

 

3i) Frederick Charles Edward, b.2018

 

2h) Portia Caroline, b.1976; m.2004 Harry Charles Baker

 

3h) Marisa Charlotte, b.1979; m.2008 Jonathan C White

 

2g) Mark Sidney Andrew, b.2 Sep 1948; m.1st 1973 (div 1979) Rosemary Marnham; m.2nd 8 Feb 1985 Mrs Arabella Clare Blackwell, née Gilbey à 2 sons

 

6e) Mary Adelaide (18 Aug 1869-7 Jun 1921); m.14 Jul 1894 Henry St.George Foley (3 Jun 1866-13 Apr 1903)

 

7e) Henry Augustus Bernard (21 Nov 1870-25 Apr 1885)

 

8e) Francis William Arthur (21 Nov 1870-18 Aug 1936); m.26 Oct 1897 Laura Astley Kennard (d.1960)

 

1f) John Herbert (8 Nov 1907-d.of wounds received in action 29 Jul 1942)

 

2f) Muriel Violet Frances (29 Dec 1899-1985/6); m.30 Mar 1921 Rear-Adm. William Scott Chalmers (1 May 1888-1971)

 

2d) Mary Jane Diana (26 May 1822-Trafalgar House 8 May 1904); m.London 28 Jul 1845 Horatio Nelson, 3rd Earl Nelson (7 Aug 1823-25 Mar 1913)

 

3d) Herbert Welbore Ellis (19 Sep 1823-9 Aug 1901); m.10 Aug 1871 Helen Millicent Gibson (d.8 Apr 1932)

 

1e) Charles Herbert (25 Sep 1872-7 Aug 1959)

 

2e) Constance Diana (14 Feb 1874-14 Mar 1960); m.6 Nov 1913 Henry Cecil Sutton (26 Sep 1868-24 May 1936)

 

3e) Laura Mary O’Neill (13 Sep 1875-23 Jan 1968)

 

4d) Charles Welbore Herbert (12 Nov 1824-k.a.Sebastapol 18 Jun 1855)

 

2c) George Charles (1 Aug 1780-24 Jan 1856)

 

3c) Ven. James, Archdeacon of Kilmore (10 Jul 1781-6 Sep 1866); m.7 Jul 1829 Louisa Thompson (d.15 Mar 1885)

 

4c) Henry William (5 Jul 1784-d.an infant)

 

5c) Frances Anne, d.20 May 1839 [per Cokayne; Burke’s says 23 May]; m.14 Dec 1798 Thomas Ralph Maude, 2nd Viscount Hawarden (16 Apr 1767-26 Feb 1807)

 

4b) Rev. Henry, d.14 May 1798; m.Mary Tyrrel; Henry, unlike his three brothers, was not included in the remainder to the Barony of Mendip

 

1c) Rev. Charles Welbore, d.1810 à issue

 

2c) Henry; m.NN à issue

 

3c) Gertrude

 

5a) James, of Ringwood (7 Sep 1713-k. in duel 3 Aug 1769); m.6 Jul 1741 Hon. Rebecca Flower (d.3 Mar 1789)

 

1b) Mary (b.3 Jul 1743 [bap 16 Jul 1743]-    ); m.30 Aug 1760 Philip Savage

 

2b) James, d.Jul 1757

 

3b) Henry Flower, dvpsp

 

4b) George, cr 1790 Baron Callan of Callan [I] (4 Dec 1751 [per Cokayne; Collins and Debrett’s 1828 say he was b.18 Apr 1754]-29 Oct 1815)

 

5b) Ven. Charles, Archdeacon of Emly (28 May 1755-5 May 1789)

 

6b) Ellis Mayo [dau]

 

6a) Ellis, cr 1758 [Life] Countess of Brandon, d.11 Mar 1789; m.1st Mar 1726 Theobald Bourke, 7th Viscount Mayo (d.7 Jan 1742); m.2nd  17 Aug 1745 Francis Bermingham, 14th Lord Athenry (1692-4 Mar 1750)

 

7a) Mary; m.1742 James Smyth, of Tinny Park; parents of Sir Skeffington Smyth. Bt.

 

8a – 10a) three more children, d.young

 

 

 

 

Part 3: Robartes

 

 

 

Sir Richard Robartes, of Truro, cr Baronet 1621, cr 1625 Baron Robartes of Truro, d.19 Apr 1634; m.1598 Frances Hender (bur 12 Aug 1626)

 

1a) John, 2nd Lord Robartes, cr 1679 Earl of Radnor and Viscount Bodmin (1606-17 Jul 1685); m.1st 1630 Lady Lucy Rich; m.2nd 1646/7 Letitia Isabella Smith (d.9 Jul 1714), first cousin of his first wife

 

[by 1st m.]:

 

1b) Robert, Viscount Bodmin (1633-8 Feb 1682); m.Dec 1657 Sarah Bodvile (bur 20 Sep 1720); she received 1686 an unusual royal warrant giving her the rank of widow of an earl, and was called Css of Radnor

 

1c) Charles Bodvile, 2nd Earl of Radnor (26 Jul 1660-3 Aug 1723); m.1689 Elizabeth (d.13 Jan 1697), dau of Sir John Cutler, Bt.

 

2c) Russell; m. Lady Mary Booth

 

1d) Henry, 3rd Earl of Radnor (ca 1695-1 Feb 1741)

 

2d) Mary; m.Thomas Hunt

 

1e) Thomas Hunt; he and his brother were heirs of their uncle, the 3rd Earl of Radnor; he m. NN

 

1f) Anna Maria Hunt; m.Hon. Charles Bagenal Agar (see Part 2, above); their descendants inherited the Robartes estates

 

2e) George Hunt

 

2b) Hender (bap 28 Nov 1635-bur 31 Jan 1688)

 

3b) John, d.young

 

[by 2nd m.]:

 

4b) Francis (bap 6 Jan 1650-3 Feb 1718); m.1st 1678 Penelope Pole (d.2 Jul 1680); m.2nd by 1686 Lady Anne Boscawen, née Fitzgerald (d.4 May 1715)

 

1c) John, 4th Earl of Radnor (1686-15 Jul 1757)

 

2c) Francis, d.1734; m.Mary Wallis

 

1d) John

 

5b) Henry; m.Frances Coryton

 

6b) Warwick

 

7b) Charles

 

8b) Letitia Isabella, d.ca 1681; m.1st 1669 Charles Moore, 2nd Earl of Drogheda (d.18 Jun 1679); m.2nd ca 1680 William Wycherley (d.1 Jan 1716)

 

9b) Diana

 

10b) Aramintha; m. Ezekiel Hopkins, Bp of Derry (1634-19 Jun 1690)

 

11b) Olimpia

 

12b) Essex; m.John Speccot

 

2a) Mary; m.William Rous

 

3a) Jane (bap 21 Dec 1598-1655); m.by 30 Jun 1625 Charles Lambart, Earl of Cavan (d.25 Jun 1660)