GRIMSTON, Baronets

LUCKYN, Baronets, later GRIMSTON, Earls of Verulam

 

Also, FORRESTER, Barons FORRESTER, of Corstorphine

 

 

 

A. Grimston

 

Sir Harbottle Grimston, of Bradfield, cr Baronet 1611, d.19 Feb 1648; m.Elizabeth Coppinger

 

1a) Edward

 

2a) Sir Harbottle, 2nd Bt. (27 Jan 1603-2 Jan 1685); m.1st 16 Apr 1629 Mary Croke; m.2nd by 1652 Anne, Lady Meautys, née Bacon (bur 20 Sep 1680); he purchased Gorhambury estates

 

1b) George, d.5 Jun 1655; m.Sarah Alston (d.25 Oct 1692), later wife of Duke of Beaufort and of Lord Coleraine

 

2b) Sir Samuel, 3rd Bt. (7 Jan 1643-Oct 1700); m.1st Lady Elizabeth Finch; m.2nd by 1674 Lady Anne Tufton (d.22 Nov 1713); he left his estates to his great-nephew, Sir William Luckyn, Bt. (below), instead of to his grandchild

 

1c) Elizabeth (bap 19 Jan 1671-1694); m.1687 William Savile, 2nd Marquess of Halifax (1665-31 Aug 1700)

 

3b) Mary, d.18 Mar 1719; m.20 Jan 1648 Sir Capel Luckyn, 2nd Bt. (d.ca 1680); see below

 

4b) Elizabeth; m.1650 Sir George Grubham Howe, Bt. (d.26 Sep 1676)

 

3a) Henry

 

4a) Thomas

 

5a) William

 

 

 

 

 

B. Luckyn, later Grimston

 

 

Sir William Luckyn, of Little Waltham, cr Baronet 1629 (1594-1658/61); m.1st by 1620 Mildred Capell; m.2nd 1 Dec 1634 Elizabeth Pynchon (dsp 7 Jul 1667)

 

1a) Sir Capell, of Messing Hall, 2nd Bt. (ca 1621-ca 1680); m.20 Jan 1648 Mary Grimston (d.18 Mar 1719; see above)

 

1b) Sir William, 3rd Bt., d.ca 1708; m.1 Dec 1681 Mary Sherrington (bap 4 Jun 1663-bur 24 Nov 1749)

 

1c) Sir Harbottle, 4th Bt. (bap 16 Jan 1684-4 Feb 1737)

 

2c) William, took surname GRIMSTON ca 1700 on inheriting the Gorhambury and other estates of his great-uncle, cr 1719 Viscount Grimston and Baron Dunboyne [I], suc his brother 1737 as 5th Baronet, d.15 Oct 1756; m.14 Aug 1706 Jean Cooke (d.12 Mar 1765); note that Complete Peerage says he was born ca 1683, as do other sources, probably following it; but Complete Baronetage says his older brother was baptized 16 Jan 1684, which is possible but improbable if William was born in 1683; Debrett’s 1831 says he was b. 1684; he had nineteen children, of whom:

 

1d) Samuel (28 Dec 1707-Jun 1737); m.5 Nov 1730 Mary Lovell (d.24 Sep 1764), later wife of Viscount Barrington

 

2d) son, d.an infant

 

3d) James, 2nd Viscount Grimston (9 Oct 1711-15 Dec 1773); m.19 Jun 1746 Mary Bucknall (28 Apr 1717-7 Aug 1778)

 

1e) James Bucknall, 3rd Viscount Grimston (9 May 1747-30 Dec 1808), cr 1790 Baron Verulam of Gorhambury [GB]; m.28 Jul 1774 Harriot Walter (see below), heiress in her issue of the Lords Forrester of Corstorphine

 

1f) James Walter, 4th Viscount Grimston, cr 1815 Earl of Verulam and Viscount Grimston [UK], suc cousin 1808 as 10th Lord Forrester of Corstorphine (26 Sep 1775-17 Nov 1845); m.11 Aug 1807 Lady Charlotte Jenkinson (8 Jun 1783-16 Apr 1863)

 

1g) James Walter, 2nd Earl of Verulam (22 Feb 1809-27 Jul 1895); m.12 Sep 1844 Elizabeth Joanna Weyland (d.5 Jul 1886)

 

1h) James Walter, 3rd Earl of Verulam (11 May 1852-11 Nov 1924); m.30 Apr 1878 Mrs Margaret Frances Mackintosh, née Graham (d.4 Oct 1927)

 

1i) James Walter, 4th Earl of Verulam (17 Apr 1880-29 Nov 1949); m.27 Oct 1909 Lady Violet Constance Maitland Brabazon

 

1j) James Brabazon, 5th Earl of Verulam (11 Oct 1910-19 Oct 1960)

 

2j) John, 6th Earl of Verulam (17 July 1912-15 Apr 1973); m.2 Jun 1938 Marjorie Ray Duncan (d.21 Dec 1994)

 

1k) John Duncan, 7th Earl of Verulam, b.21 Apr 1951; m.12 Sep 1976 Dione Angela Smith

 

1l) James Walter, Viscount Grimston, b.6 Jan 1978; m.26 Jul 2008 Lady Rosanagh Viola Alexandra Innes-Ker (b.1979)

 

1m) John Innes Archie, b.2010

 

2m) Guy Robert, b.2011

 

3m) Violet Mary, b.2014

 

2l) Hugo Guy Sylvester, b.1979; m.Gallia McDermott

 

1m) Merlin Charles, b.2010

 

2m) Lorcan Sebastian, b.2014

 

3m) Hector Sylvester, b.2014

 

4m) Ophelia Sylvianne Fortune, b.2015

 

3l) Sam George, b.1983; m.Katherine Sarah Fay Long

 

1m) Miles Fox Harbottle, b.2016

 

4l) Flora Hermione, b.1981; m.2013 Peter Edward Letanka

 

2k) Elisabeth Harriot (31 Aug 1939-1987); m.30 May 1958 (div 1972) John Christopher George Savile, Viscount Pollington [later, 8th Earl of Mexborough] (b.16 May 1931)

 

3k) Hermione Frances (1941-    ); m.1st 5 Jun 1965 (div 1971) Richard John Perronet Thompson; m.2nd 15 Jun 1971 (div 1982) James Darell Dickson Thompson-Schwab

 

4k) Romayne Bryony (1946-    ); m.1973 John Roberts Bockstoce

 

5k) Iona Charlotte (1953-    ); m.1985 Henry Vivian Pierpoint Conyngham, Earl of Mount Charles

 

3j) Brian (19 Mar 1914-k.a.4 Apr 1943)

 

4j) Bruce David (8 Dec 1915-k.a.12 Jul 1944)

 

2i) Helen (22 Feb 1879-7 Oct 1947); m.18 Nov 1908 Sir Felix Cassel, Bt. (16 Sep 1869-22 Feb 1953)

 

3i) Hermione (9 Dec 1881-3 Apr 1924); m.28 Sep 1904 Bernard Buxton

 

4i) Aline (7 Nov 1883-12 Jul 1970); m.24 July 1907 Geoffrey Arthur Barnett (d.12 Aug 1957)

 

5i) Elizabeth Grimston (21 Jul 1885-1975); m.1st 1 Jun 1908 Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard (d.14 Jun 1922); m.2nd 12 Jul 1927 Thomas Augustus Motion (d.20 Feb 1942)

 

6i) Sibyl (24 Jul 1887-1 Aug 1968); m.16 Mar 1915 Hon. Alastair Thomas Joseph Fraser

 

7i) Vera (2 May 1890-29 Jun 1970); m.21 Jan 1922 Maurice Francis Headlam (d.2 Nov 1956)

 

2h) William (7 Jan 1855-10 May 1900)

 

3h) Rev. Robert (18 Apr 1860-8 Jul 1928); m.20 Aug 1896 Gertrude Mary Amelia Villiers (d.30 Aug 1949)

 

1i) Sir Robert Villiers, cr Baronet 1952, cr 1964 Baron Grimston of Westbury (8 Jun 1897-8 Dec 1979); m.24 Oct 1923 Sybil Rose Neumann (d.19 Nov 1977)

 

1j) Robert Walter Sigismund, 2nd Lord Grimston of Westbury (14 Jun 1925-16 Jun 2003); m.21 Jul 1949 Hon. June Mary Ponsonby (9 Mar 1924-18 Mar 2010)

 

1k) Robert John Sylvester, 3rd Lord Grimston of Westbury, b.30 Apr 1951; m.1984 Emily Margaret Shirley

 

1l) Charlotte Elgiva, b.1991

 

2l) Philippa Margaret, b.1995

 

2k) Gerald Charles Walter, b.1953; m.1980 Katherine Evelyn Kettle

 

1l) Edward Charles Luckyn, b.1985

 

2l) Alexander Rupert Ponsonby, b.1989

 

3l) Lucy Katherine Elgiva Grimston; m.Thomas Philip Cropper

 

3k) Georgiana Mary; m.Robin Pike

 

2j) Cecil Antony Sylvester (28 Feb 1927-    ); m.11 Jul 1958 Dawn Monica Ann Janson à issue

 

3j) Michael John Harbottle (5 Jan 1932-15 Mar 1997);m.1st 7 Feb 1957 (div 1978) Julia Mary (13 Jun 1937-    ), dau of Sir George Albu, 2nd Bt.; m.2nd 1982 Denise Angove à issue

 

4j) Rosemary Sybella Violet (4 Mar 1929-6 Aug 2021); m.1st 10 Feb 1953 (div 1964) [Charles] Edward Underdown (d.1989); m.2nd 29 Mar 1984 Antony Herbert David Rowse

 

5j) Ella Zia (4 May 1937-    ); m.12 Jan 1972 Humphrey K Humphreys (d.1984)

 

2i) Rev. Edward Harbottle (22 May 1901-22 Feb 1965)

 

3i) Joan Florence Mary, d.15 Sep 1969; m.31 Jan 1922 Sir Cecil Gustavus Jacques Newman, 2nd Bt.

 

4i) Violet Gwendolen; m.16 Dec 1926 Arthur William Acland

 

4h) Harriot Elizabeth (26 Jul 1845-15 Aug 1888); m.24 Mar 1885 Francis Harwood Poore (d.19 Feb 1928)

 

5h) Frances Charlotte (19 Sep 1847-20 Sep 1847)

 

6h) Jane (12 Dec 1848-2 Nov 1920); m.25 Feb 1897 Sir Alfred Jodrell, 4th Bt. (13 Aug 1847-15 Mar 1929)

 

7h) Maud (16 Jun 1857-3 Sep 1929); m.20 Dec 1881 Hon. Paulyn Francis Cuthbert Rawdon-Hastings (21 Oct 1856-19 Oct 1907)

 

2g) Rev. Edward Harbottle (2 Apr 1812-4 May 1881); m.15 Jun 1842 Frances Horatia Morier (1821-14 Jul 1906)

 

1h) Walter Edward (15 May 1844-28 Jul 1932); m.1st 19 Jun 1872 Emily Pryor (d.1 Feb 1884); m.2nd 8 Jul 1885 Ellen Jane Woodhouse (d.13 Mar 1938)

 

1i) Francis Walter (1 Jul 1873-1 May 1876)

 

2i) Susan Edith (19 Sep 1876-12 Jan 1968); m.14 Jun 1899 Arthur Faulconer Poulton (1858-15 Nov 1935)

 

3i) Cecilia (3 Mar 1879-23 Dec 1960); m.11 Jun 1904 Forrester Colvin Watson (1878-8 Feb 1951)

 

4i) Mary Noel (17 Dec 1880-4 Mar 1937); m.11 Jan 1905 Henry Hamilton Gepp (d.15 Jul 1945)

 

5i) Eleanor Vera (20 Dec 1883-26 Mar 1937); m.25 Nov 1908 Arthur Mervyn Toulmin (1881-24 Oct 1960)

 

2h) Charlotte Mary (21 May 1843-24 Sep 1932); m.23 Jun 1869 Cecil Frederick Reid (d.1898)

 

3h) Eleanor (10 Sep 1846-13 May 1933); m.1st 17 Aug 1870 William John Wauchope, of Niddrie (11 Sep 1841-26 Nov 1882); m.2nd 1887Henry Compton Sewell Goldfrap (d.1940)

 

3g) Henry Luckyn (Aug 1813-7 May 1814)

 

4g) Robert (18 Sep 1816-7 Apr 1884)

 

5g) Charles (3 Oct 1818-8 Oct 1856)

 

6g) Rev. Francis Sylvester (8 Dec 1822-28 Oct 1865); m.1 Feb 1847 Katherine Georgiana Morier (d.2 Mar 1879)

 

1h) George Sylvester (31 Dec 1847-7 Dec 1926); m.29 May 1874 Margaret Bush (d.3 Dec 1924)

 

1i) Francis Sylvester (26 Dec 1876-5 Jan 1969); m.19 Oct 1907 Eleanor Vincent Reddie (d.22 Jun 1960)

 

1j) Francis Brian Sylvester (22 Sep 1908-1990); m.20 Jan 1940 (div 1954) Monica Katherine Drummond (14 Sep 1916-1978)

 

2i) William Aubrey, d.8 Aug 1878

 

2h) Edward John (24 Jul 1851-9 Apr 1913); m.1st 11 Dec 1876 Annie Kate Buller (d.23 Nov 1887); m.2nd 29 Dec 1888 Toonie Clara Woodhouse

 

1i) Arthur (11 Oct 1877-19 Aug 1895)

 

2i) Jane Meautys (29 May 1880-19__)

 

3i) Horace Sylvester (28 Oct 1891-k.a.Oct 1914)

 

3h) Hugh Francis (11 Feb 1856-4 Jul 1932)

 

4h) Cecil Walter (10 Dec 1862-11 Feb 1867)

 

5h) Mary (17 Jun 1849-23 Feb 1937); m.15 Nov 1889 Horace George Egerton Green (d.17 Sep 1905)

 

6h) Evelyn Horatia (17 Jun 1853-Apr 1928); m.28 Feb 1876 Edmund Pryor (1850-Feb 1888)

 

7h) Margaret Katherine (1 Jun 1858-12 Sep 1929); m.13 Apr 1882 Hon. Walter Philip Alexander (9 Feb 1849-30 Jan 1934)

 

7g) Katherine (18 Apr 1810-4 Jul 1874); m.1st 14 Jan 1834 John Foster Barham (d.22 May 1838); m.2nd 4 Jun 1839 George William Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon (26 Jan 1800-27 Jun 1870)

 

8g) Emily Mary (4 Sep 1815-21 May 1901); m.5 Sep 1835 William Craven 2nd Earl of Craven (18 Aug 1809-25 Aug 1866)

 

9g) Mary Augusta Frederica (29 Jul 1820-5 Apr 1879); m.3 Oct 1840 Jacob Pleydel-Bouverie, 4th Earl of Radnor (18 Sep 1815-11 Mar 1889)

 

10g) Jane Frederica Harriot Mary (17 Jan 1825-30 Mar 1888); m.4 Sep 1845 James Du Pre Alexander, 3rd Earl of Caledon (27 Jul 1812-30 Jun 1855)

 

2f) Harriet (14 Dec 1776-18 Oct 1846)

 

3f) Charlotte (16 Jan 1778-21 Jan 1831)

 

2e) William, took surname BUCKNALL (23 Jun 1750-25 Apr 1814); m.7 Feb 1783 Sophia Hoare (d.4 Mar 1836 [1826?])

 

1f) Sophia Askell, d.18 Feb 1859; m.22 Nov 1804 Hon. Berkeley Thomas Paget (2 Jan 1780-26 Oct 1842)

 

2f) John (4 May 1785-    )

 

3e) Rev. Harbottle, took surname BUCKNALL (14 Apr 1752-30 Jan 1823)

 

4e) Jane (10 Sep 1748-1829); m.6 Oct 1774 Thomas Estcourt

 

5e) Mary (28 May 1753-9 Apr 1846); m.3 Apr 1777 William Hale

 

6e) Susannah Askell (28 Sep 1754-29 May 1842); m.15 Jul 1781 John Warde (d.9 Dec 1838)

 

7e) Frances Cooke (27 Mar 1757-4 Jan 1848)

 

8e) Charlotte Johanna (10 Sep 1759-19 Jan 1837)

 

4d) Harbottle, 1750 took surname LUCKYN (2 Dec 1712-    )

 

5d) George (12 Aug 1714-    ); m.1st Apr 1744 ___ Clover; m.2nd ___ Harrison

 

6d) William (3 Jan 1719-    )

 

7d) Jane (20 Dec 1718-    ): m.Aug 1743 Thomas Gape; her DOB per Debrett’s 1831, but it conflicts with that if her brother William from the same source

 

8d) Frances (15 Sep 1725-    )

 

2a) Sir William, of Little Waltham, cr Baronet 1661 (ca 1633-d.by 1678); m.1661 Winifred, dau of Sir Richard Everard, Bt.

 

1b) Sir William, 2nd Bt., d.by 1700

 

2b) Ann; m.Sir Henry Palmer, 3rd Bt. (d.19 Sep 1706)

 

3b) Dorothy; m.James Lockhart, of Lee (ca 1675-19 Oct 1718)

 

 

 

 

 

C. Forrester

 

 

George Forrester, of Corstorphine; cr 1633 Lord Forrester of Corstorphine [S], with remainder to heirs male whatever; having no surviving male issue, he resigned his title in 1651 and obtained a regrant, with remainder to his son-in-law James Baillie, and his issue by Joanna Forrester in tail male, then to his son-in-law William Baillie, and his issue by Lilias Forrester in tail male, and then to the issue of said James and William in tail general, the eldest dau of such issue being heir of line, and finally to said James Baillie, his heirs male or of entail made by him; he d. in 1652; he had m. 1606/7 Christian Livingston

 

1a) John, Master of Forrester, dvpsp; m.1634 Mrs Agnes Keith, née Falconer

 

[2a) Scots Peerage, sub Forrester, has here one Helen, who it says m.William, 10th Lord Ross (d.1656); however, Cokayne says Lord Ross’ wife was Margaret, dau of Sir James Forrester; indeed, Scots Peerage, sub Ross, contradicts itself, and says that the statement that Helen, dau of Lord Forrester, m. Lord Ross is erroneous; it may still be true, though, that there was a daughter named Helen]

 

3a) Margaret; m.1st Alexander Telfer; m.2nd John Schaw

 

4a) Christian; m.1st 1631 James Hamilton, of Grange; m.2nd John Wauch (d.1674)

 

1b) Christian Hamilton; m.James Nimmo; Christian Nimmo murdered the 2nd Lord Forrester, for which she was executed 12 Nov 1679; the 2nd Lord Forrester had reportedly seduced her [and possibly even her mother, per both Cokayne and Scots Peerage]; an illegitimate child was born to Christian Nimmo and the 2nd Lord Forrester:

 

1c) Christian Mathie; m.27 Nov 1718 Robert Thomson

 

5a) Joanna; m.ca 1649 James Baillie, later Forrester, 2nd Lord Forrester (29 Oct 1629-murdered 26 Aug 1679 by his 1st wife’s niece, above); he m. 2nd by Jul 1661 Lady Jean Ruthven, by whom he had issue surnamed “Ruthven”

 

1b) William, b.8 Feb 1652, d.an infant

 

6a) Lilias (18 Sep 1634-    ); m.by 1 Mar 1650 William Baillie (12 Dec 1632-May 1681); on his brother’s death he suc as de jure 3rd Lord Forrester, but never assumed the title

 

1b) William BAILLIE, later FORRESTER, 4th Lord Forrester, d.1705; m.by 1684 Margaret Birnie (14 Apr 1661-    )

 

1c) Andrew (11 May 1686-d.an infant)

 

2c) George, 5th Lord Forrester (23 Mar 1688-17 Feb 1727); m.by 1724 Charlotte Rowe (d.Feb 1743)

 

1d) George, 6th Lord Forrester (14 Jul 1724-26 Jun 1748)

 

2d) Caroline, suc 1763 as 8th Baroness Forrester, d.25 Feb 1784; m.George Cockburn (d.23 Jul 1770)

 

1e) Anna Maria, 9th Baroness Forrester, d.3 Dec 1808; she was suc by her cousin Viscount Grimston, later Earl of Verulam (above)

 

2e) Mary, dvmsp; m.4 Oct 1776 Rev. Charles Shuttleworth

 

3d) Harriot, d.5 Mar 1795; m.Edward Walter, of Stalbridge Park (1727-1780)

 

1e) Harriot, d.7 Nov 1786; m.28 Jul 1774 James Bucknall Grimston, 3rd Viscount Grimston (above)

 

3c) William (6 Sep 1689-d.young)

 

4c) Andrew (27 Mar 1692-    )

 

5c) James (7 Oct 1695-    )

 

6c) John, d.12 Jan 1737; m.Elizabeth Tyrrel

 

1d) William, 7th Lord Forrester, d.Nov 1763; m.Hannah ___ (d.15 Nov 1825); on his death the title reverted to his cousin Caroline (above)

 

7c) Janet (21 Nov 1684-d.young)

 

8c) Janet (28 Oct 1690-    )

 

9c) Margaret (6 Dec 1694-    ); m.Patrick Haldane, of Gleneagles (d.10 Jan 1769)

 

10c) Lilias; m.William Stirling