Legge, Earls of Dartmouth

 

 

 

 

William Legge (ca 1608-13 Oct 1670 [per Cokayne; History of Parliament says 14 Oct 1670]; m.ca 1642 Elizabeth (1619-14 Dec 1688), dau of Sir William Washington [brother of an ancestor of President George Washington] and of his wife, Anne Villiers [sister of 1st Duke of Buckingham]

 

1a) George, cr 1682 Baron Dartmouth, of Dartmouth (1647-25 Oct 1691); m.ca Nov 1667 Barbara Archbold [or Archibald] (d.28 Jan 1718)

 

1b) William, 2nd Lord Dartmouth, cr 1711 Earl of Dartmouth and Viscount Lewisham (14 Oct 1672-Blackheath 15 Dec 1750); m.Aylesford 18 Jul 1700 Lady Anne Finch (d.30 Nov 1751)

 

1c) George, Viscount Lewisham (ca 1705-London 29 Aug 1732); m.ca 27 Mar 1722 Elizabeth (d.London 21 Apr 1745), dau of Sir Arthur Kaye, 3rd Bt., and later wife of 7th Lord North [later, Earl of Guilford]

 

1d) Arthur, d.6 Oct 1729, aged 2 years and 10 weeks

 

2d) William, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth (20 Jun 1731-Blackheath 15 Jul 1801); m.London 11 Jan 1755 Frances Catherine Gunter Nicoll (d.London 23 Feb 1805), whose stepfather was Duke of Ancaster

 

1e) George, 3rd Earl of Dartmouth (3 Oct 1755-Dawlish, Devon 10 Nov 1810); m.London 24 Sep 1782 Lady Frances Finch (London 9 Feb 1761-Blackheath 21 Nov 1838)

 

1f) Frances Catherine (7 Sep 1783-7 Mar 1789)

 

2f) William, 4th Earl of Dartmouth (29 Nov 1784-22 Nov 1853); m.1st 5 Apr 1821 Lady Frances Charlotte Talbot (d.4 Oct 1823); m.2nd 25 Oct 1828 Hon. Frances Barrington (20 Oct 1802-London 11 Aug 1849)

 

1g) George, Viscount Lewisham (10 Jun 1822-11 Oct 1823)

 

2g) William Walter, 5th Earl of Dartmouth (12 Aug 1823-4 Aug 1891); m.9 Jun 1846 Lady Augusta Finch (1822-1 Dec 1900)

 

1h) Frances Charlotte (10 Jul 1848-1930)

 

2h) Elizabeth Sarah (30 Jan 1850-1917)

 

3h) William Heneage, 6th Earl of Dartmouth (6 May 1851-11 Mar 1936); m.18 Dec 1879 Lady Mary Coke (d.28 Dec 1929)

 

1i) William, 7th Earl of Dartmouth (22 Feb 1881-28 Feb 1958); m.7 Dec 1905 Lady Ruperta Wynn-Carington (19 Jul 1883-26 Jun 1963)

 

1j) Mary Cecilia (27 Oct 1906-Ickham 31 Mar 2003); m.17 Oct 1929 Noel Charles Mansfeldt Findlay (1899-9 Apr 1976)

 

2j) Elizabeth (5 Mar 1908-London 30 Nov 2000); m.31 Oct 1931 Ronald Lambart Basset (1898-1972)

 

3j) Diana (14 Nov 1910-25 Feb 1970); m.1st 27 Sep 1937 Hon.John Hamilton-Russell (22 Apr 1911-k.on active service 19 Aug 1943); m.2nd 1 Jun 1946 Adrian Lewis Matthews (d.28 Oct 1976)

 

4j) William, Viscount Lewisham (23 Jan 1913-k.a.El Alamein Oct 1942)

 

5j) Barbara (24 Jun 1916-4 Oct 2013); m.4 Feb 1945 Adam Witold Kwiatkowski (d.27 Nov 2004)

 

6j) Josceline Gabrielle (22 May 1918-1995); m.16 Sep 1946 Dermot Richard Claud Chichester, 7th Marquess of Donegall (18 Apr 1916-19 Apr 2007)

 

2i) Gerald (30 Apr 1882-k.a.9 Aug 1915)

 

3i) Dorothy (24 Jun 1883-28 Jul 1974); m.3 Oct 1907 Francis Hugo Lindley Meynell (14 Apr 1880-16 Dec 1941)

 

4i) Joan Margaret (21 Feb 1885-4 Jul 1939)

 

5i) Humphrey, 8th Earl of Dartmouth (14 Mar 1888-16 Oct 1962); m.10 Apr 1923 Roma Ernestine (25 Nov 1903-18 Aug 2003), dau of Sir Ernest Horlick, 2nd Bt.

 

1j) Gerald Humphry, 9th Earl of Dartmouth

(26 Apr 1924-14 Dec 1997); m.1st 21 Jul 1948 (div 1976) Raine McCorquodale [later, Css Spencer] (d.21 Oct 2016); m.2nd 1 Oct 1980 Gwendoline Seguin

 

1k) William, 10th Earl of Dartmouth, b.23

Sep 1949; m.2009 Fiona Hanbury, ne Campbell

 

2k) Rupert,b.1951; m.1984 Mary

Victoria Ottley

 

1l) Edward Peregrine

2l) Claudia Rose

 

3k) Charlotte, b.1963; m.1990 Alessandro Patern Castello dei Duchi di Carcaci (b.London 1961)

 

4k) Henry, b.1968; m.1995 Cressida Hogg issue

 

2j) Heather Margaret Mary (12 Aug 1925-6 Apr 2011); m.1 May 1948 Rognvald Richard Farrer Herschell, 3rd Lord Herschell (13 Sep 1923-26 Oct 2008)

 

4h) Sir Henry Charles (4 Nov 1852-20 Jun 1924); m.25 Oct 1884 Hon. [as former Maid of Honor to Queen Victoria] Amy Gwendoline Lambart (10 Aug 1852-28 Jan 1927)

 

1i) Nigel Walter Henry Legge, later Legge-Bourke (13 Nov 1889-k.a.30 Oct 1914); m.3 Jun 1913 Lady Victoria Alexandrina Wynn-Carrington (d.28 Mar 1966)

 

1j) Sir Edward Alexander Henry (16 May 1914-21 May 1973); m.10 Jun 1938 Catherine Jean Grant (d.London 10 Dec 2007)

 

1k) William Nigel Henry (12 Jul 1939-3 Mar 2009); m.2 Jun 1964 Hon. Elizabeth Shn Josephine Bailey (b.10 Sep 1943)

 

1l) Harry Russell, b.1972; m.2000 Iona Charlotte Maclean issue

 

2l) Alexandra "Tiggy" Shn, b.1965; m.1999 Charles Pettifer

 

3l) Zara Victoria, b.1966; m.1st 1985 (div 1997) Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax (b.1958); m.2nd 2003 Angus Charles Gordon-Lennox (b.1964)

 

2k) Heneage, b.13 Mar 1948; m.1st 1978 (div 1994) Maria Clara de S-Carneiro; m.2nd 2008 Jacqueline Gay issue

 

3k) Victoria Lindsay (b.1950)

 

2i) Victoria Alexandrina Stella (31 Jul 1885-22 Apr 1965); m.1st 27 Aug 1909 Richard Gerard Wellesley Williams-Bulkeley (21 Jul 1887-28 Mar 1918); m.2nd 28 Sep 1921 (div 1944) Roland Frank Holdway Norman (d.2 Jun 1958)

 

5h) Augusta Georgiana (21 May 1854- )

 

6h) Gerald (30 Jul 1855-31 Jul 1855)

 

7h) Mary Florence Henrietta, d.14 May 1863

 

3g) Frances Elizabeth (15 Sep 1829-12 Mar 1922); m.22 Apr 1862 Maj Gen Bruce Michell (13 Sep 1805-11 Feb 1866)

 

4g) Louisa Jane Cecil (6 Nov 1830-12 Feb 1910)

 

5g) Rev. George Barrington (19 Dec 1831-9 Dec 1900); m.9 Oct 1860 Sophia Frances Margaret Levett (d.15 Oct 1895)

 

1h) Augusta Sophie (11 Aug 1861-1927)

 

2h) Arthur Edward John (25 May 1863-21 May 1934); m.23 Aug 1918 Lucy Isabel Hogg (d.7 Oct 1940), of the Baronets

 

3h) Robert George (3 Aug 1864 10 Dec 1905); m.11 Jul 1896 Margaret Emily Agnes Evans (d.27 Aug 1925)

 

4h) Marion Caroline (19 Dec 1867-20 Jul 1868)

 

5h) Rev. Hugh (27 Apr 1870 9 Oct 1944); m.26 Apr 1917 Bessie Pether (d.27 May 1950)

 

1i) John Barrington (2 Sep 1918-1989); m.4 Dec

1940 Gertrude Sarah Wood (d.2002) issue

 

6h) Margaret (22 Aug 1872-3 Apr 1957)

 

6g) Beatrix Maria (13 Jan 1833-11 Apr 1872)

 

7g) Edward Henry (23 Apr 1834-16 Aug 1900); m.15 Jan 1873 Cordella Twysden Molesworth (d.19 Mar 1915)

 

1h) Walter Traversari (17 Oct 1874-19 Aug 1949); m.18 Jul 1905 Mrs Jane Agnes Maud Kinloch, ne Guinness (1867-19 Oct 1953)

 

2h) Rachel Cordelia (11 Sep 1876-3 Sep 1897)

 

3h) Mary Enrica (6 Sep 1878-23 Feb 1879)

 

4h) Edward Charles (14 Feb 1880-23 Dec 1890)

 

5h) Lois Marjorie (18 Nov 1881-9 Mar 1961); m.7 Nov 1906 Ernest Wriothesley Denny (5 Feb 1872 20 Oct 1949)

 

6h) George Montagu Bentinck (16 Dec 1883-11 Feb 1951)

 

7h) John Douglas (5 Dec 1886-30 Dec 1954); m.30 Jul 1917 Haroldine Peck

 

1i) Virginia Lois (5 May 1922-6 Jul 2000); m.21 Jun 1966 Hon.Neill Arthur Ramleh O'Neill (5 Jul 1918-20 Apr 1980)

 

8h) Heneage Cecil (17 Aug 1890-28 Sep 1956)

 

9h) Hugo Molesworth (29 Jul 1891-k.a.5 May 1915)

 

10h) Cecilia Katharine Legge (27 Aug 1895-1980); m.30

Dec 1916 Reginald Hugh Errington (30 Apr 1888-15 Apr 1976)

 

11h) Anna Imogen Traversari (21 Aug 1896-2 May 1906)

 

8g) Arthur Kaye Howard (24 Mar 1835-8 Jun 1861)

 

9g) Katherine (2 Sep 1837-1 Jul 1914); m.9 Apr 1863 Col.Robert Jameson Eustace Robertson, assumed the surname of Eustace only (8 Jan 1828-1 Apr 1889)

 

10g) Florence (3 Aug 1838-27 Mar 1917); m.11 Feb 1858 Nathaniel Barnardiston, of the Ryes (24 Apr 1832 23 Feb 1916)

 

11g) Rt Rev Augustus, Bp of Lichfield (28 Nov 1839-15 Mar 1913); m.3 Jan 1877 Fanny Louisa Stopford Sackville (1841-23 Dec 1911)

 

1h) Francis Augustus (2 Jan 1880 2 Jun 1966); m.3 Jun 1909 Mabel Clara Arden Lucena (d.17 Mar 1963)

 

1i) Christopher Augustus Sackville (27 Sep 1911-2004); m.1st 5 Oct 1952 Kari Brebeck (d.1971); m.2nd 1979 (div

1994) Signe White issue

 

2i) Fanny Angela Mary (18 Dec 1912-25 Sep 1968); m.4 Apr 1940 Lt. Col.Philip Lewis (d.Jun 1966)

 

2h) George Stopford (5 Apr 1882-24 Apr 1952)

 

3h) Beatrice Mary Caroline (18 Dec 1883-1954); m.2 Jan 1919 Rev.Thomas Sidney Goudge (d.15 Oct 1954)

 

4h) Rhoda Stephanie (28 Jun 1887-28 Sep 1973)

 

12g) Barbara Caroline (Jan 1841-5 Jan 1909); m.24 Nov 1875 Rt.Rev. Huyshe Wolcott Yeatman Biggs, Bp of Southwark, Worcester, and Coventry (2 Feb 1845-14 Apr 1922)

 

13g) Charles Gounter (9 May 1842 15 Nov 1907); m.2 Jun 1868 Mary Garnier (26 Feb 1836-13 Dec 1896)

 

1h) William Kaye (13 Jun 1869-29 Mar 1946); m.9 Jun 1902 Constance Adeline Palmer (d.1 Jan 1964)

 

1i) Paul Keppel (25 Jan 1906-19__); m.18 Nov 1948 Nellie Ruth Dewey

 

2i) Charles James (16 Aug 1908-1911)

 

3i) Peter (28 Jan 1910-2000); m.1st 14 Dec 1937 (div 1953) Mary Claire Dwyer; m.2nd 31 Dec 1955 Violet Bertha Wallace issue

 

2h) Helen Beatrice (18 Jul 1870-4 Sep 1934)

 

3h) John Augustus (31 Jul 1871-21 Mar 1945); m.4 Jan 1908 Grace Margaret Dunsmure (d.28 Jan 1957)

 

1i) Margaret Elizabeth (19 Oct 1908-5 Dec 2001)

 

2i) John Michael Derek (21 Jul 1913-16 Feb 2006); m. 8 Jun 1945 Esm Edith Cameron (31 Jul 1910-19 Jun 2007) issue

 

3i) David Alexander Keppel (7 Jan 1916-1 Apr 2001); m.2 Dec 1944 Patria Hornung (d.1 Jun 2014) issue

 

4h) Thomas Charles (11 Sep 1872-1949); m.22 Apr 1903 Ivy Emily Reed (d.1 Aug 1961)

 

1i) Mary Charlotte Lois (1905- ); m.8 Sep 1934 George Wilson Low

 

2i) Gounter Heneage Hugh (2 Jan 1909-1992); m.9

Jan 1936 Joyce Kathleen Brown issue

 

3i) Ronald Derek Barrington (15 Feb 1918-22 Feb 1925)

 

5h) Francis Cecil (14 Sep 1873-24 Oct 1940)

6h) Gerald (7 Sep 1875-27 Sep 1875)

 

7h) Daniel (29 Dec 1876-d.onservice in So Africa 22 Apr 1901)

 

8h) Ronald George (4 Jul 1878-k.a.18 Dec 1914); m.19 Nov 1910 Phyllis Mildred Harriet Ford (d.13 Aug 1967)

 

1i) Rupert Mortimer (8 Sep 1911-k.a.in Italy 5 Sep 1944); m.24 Feb 1940 Anne Adam (d.1982) issue

 

14g) Charlotte Anna Georgiana (29 Jul 1843-19 Dec 1908)

 

15g) Heneage (3 Jul 1845-1 Nov 1911)

 

16g) Harriet Octavia (1 Mar 1847-1927)

 

17g) Wilhelmina (28 Feb 1849-31 Dec 1928); m.30 Jun 1874 John Townshend Brooke, of Haughton Hall (6 Oct 1844 31 Jan 1899)

 

3f) George (20 Feb 1786-15 Oct 1789)

 

4f) Louisa (8 Mar 1787-13 Aug 1816); m.17 Feb 1807 William Bagot, 2nd Lord Bagot (11 Sep 1778-12 Feb 1856)

 

5f) Heneage (29 Feb 1788-12 Dec 1844); m.19 Jul 1821 Mary Johnstone (d.4 Jun 1848)

 

1g) Mary, dsp; m.31 Mar 1846 F W Mackenzie

 

6f) Charlotte (12 Feb 1789-15 Jun 1877); m.1816 Very Rev. Hon. George Neville-Grenville, of Butleigh Court, Dean of Windsor (17 Aug 1789-10 Jun 1854)

 

7f) Harriet (7 Sep 1790-11 Mar 1855); m.1815 Hon. Sir Edward Paget (3 Nov 1775-13 May 1849)

 

8f) Barbara Maria (29 Nov 1791-22 Apr 1840); m.25 Apr 1820 Francis Newdigate (14 Apr 1774-21 May 1862)

 

9f) Catherine Charlotte (2 Apr 1793-1793)

 

10f) Georgiana Caroline (14 May 1795-11 Aug 1885)

 

11f) Mary (3 Jun 1796-8 Jul 1886)

 

12f) Anne (14 Aug 1797-24 Nov 1885)

 

13f) Charles (26 Jan 1799-1 Nov 1821)

 

14f) Arthur Charles (25 Jun 1800-18 May 1890); m.1st 1 Jun 1827 Lady Anne Frederica Holroyd (d.31 Aug 1829); m.2nd 29 Aug 1837 Caroline Bouwens (d.7 Mar 1882)

 

1g) Frances Anna (7 Jun 1828-18 Sep 1837)

 

2g) Charles (5 Aug 1829-1876)

 

3g) Rev. Alfred Arthur Kaye (31 Jul 1839-22 Jan 1906); m.9 Oct 1888 Lydia Annie Georgiana Lambart (14 Sep 1846-25 Nov 1931)

 

4g) Alice Mary (1843-31 Jan 1914); m.6 Jan 1880 Rev Edward Samson (d.1921)

 

15f) Rev Henry (Sep 1803-13 Feb 1887); m.12 May 1842 Marian Rogers (1814-10 Jul 1890)

 

2e) William (4 Feb 1757-19 Oct 1784)

 

3e) Charles Gunter (18 May 1759-11 Oct 1785)

 

4e) Heneage (7 May 1761-Weymouth 2 Sep 1782)

 

5e) Henry (23 Jan 1765-19 Apr 1844)

 

6e) Sir Arthur Kaye (25 Oct 1766-21 May 1835

 

7e) Rt Rev Edward, Bp of Oxford (4 Dec 1767-27 Jan 1827)

 

8e) Rev. Augustus George (21 Aug 1773-1828); m.15 Dec 1795 Honora Bagot (20 Jun 1775-2 Oct 1863)

 

1f) Charlotte Anne (5 Jun 1799-21 Jun 1856); m.15 Dec 1825 Rev. Hon. Arthur Philip Perceval (22 Nov 1799-11 Jun 1853)

 

2f) Rev. George Augustus (8 Jul 1801-16 Jun 1826); m.Aug 1825 Frances Augusta Atkins

 

3f) Rev. William (29 Jul 1802-6 Nov 1872)

 

4f) Rev. Henry (29 Jun 1803-8 Nov 1879); m.4 May 1830 Elizabeth Louisa Douglas (7 Jul 1803-28 Oct 1840), of the Marquesses of Queensberry

 

1g) Henry Edward (22 May 1831-Algiers 15 Dec 1861)

 

2g) Rev. Augustus George (20 Jan 1835-9 Jan 1906); m.25 Aug 1864 Alice Mary Greenwood (d.21 Feb 1885)

 

1h) Walter Douglas (31 Oct 1865-14 Jan 1946); m.24 Sep 1907 Rebecca Lang Hoskin

 

2h) Honora Alice Charlotte (31 Jul 1867-10 Jan 1947)

 

3h) Florence Lucy (24 Dec 1868-19 Sep 1906)

 

4h) Beatrice Louisa (7 Dec 1870-29 Aug 1949)

 

5h) John Greenwood (7 Dec 1871-29 Jan 1901)

 

6h) Frances Mary (4 Nov 1873-15 Jul 1965)

 

7h) Alice Georgina (10 Jun 1875-1 Feb 1958); m.12 Apr 1923 Rev. William Arthur Douglas-Hamilton (6 Sep 1864-17 Apr 1948)

 

3g) William Douglas (13 Dec 1836-24 Apr 1880)

 

4g) Honora Anne Charlotte (29 May 1838-27 Jan 1854)

 

5g) Charles Egerton (22 May 1840-19 Mar 1913)

 

5f) Heneage Walter (1805-1827)

 

6f) Arthur, d.1820

 

7f) Harriet

 

8f) Honora Augusta (1 May 1816-27 Dec 1897); m.1855 William Cowper Coles (d.27 Aug 1867)

 

9f) Louisa Frances Catherine (14 Jul 1817-4 Jun 1893); m.4 Apr 1866 Rev. Alfred Bishop (d.29 Sep 1885)

 

9e) Charlotte (5 Oct 1774-London 5 Nov 1848); m.24 Sep 1795 Charles Duncombe, Lord Feversham (5 Dec 1764-London 16 Jul 1841)

 

3d) Anne, d.30 Jan 1786; m.London 24 Nov 1760 James Brudenell, Lord Brudenell [later, 5th Earl of Cardigan] (20 Apr 1725-24 Feb 1811)

 

4d) Elizabeth; m.1 Aug 1771 Whitshed Keene (ca 1731-27 Feb 1822)

 

2c) Heneage (bap 12 Mar 1704-29 Aug 1759); m.2 Jun 1740 Catherine Fogg (d.12 Nov 1759)

 

1d) Catherine (27 Jul 1741-31 May 1819); m.5 Oct 1765 Charles Chester (1 Sep 1730-2 Apr 1793)

 

2d) Ann (8 Oct 1742-30 Jul 1752)

 

3d) Heneage (7 Jan 1747-1 Jan 1827); m.1768 Elizabeth Musgrave

 

3c) William (1 Aug 1705-d.an infant)

 

4c) Henry, took surname Bilson-Legge [as heir to his cousin Leonard Bilson] (29 Mar 1708 [per Cokayne; History of Parliament says 29 May 1708]-Tunbridge Wells 23 Aug 1764); m.Hinton 11 Sep 1750 [per Cokayne; History of Parliament says 29 Aug 1750] Hon. Mary Stawell, cr 1760 Baroness Stawell of Somerton (27 Jan 1726-London 29 Jul 1780), later wife of 1st Earl of Hillsborough

 

1d) Henry Stawell, 2nd Lord Stawell (London 22 Feb 1757-London 25 Aug 1820); m.London 1 Jul 1779 Hon. Mary Curzon (11 Feb 1760-19 Sep 1804)

 

1e) Mary (22 Jul 1780-21 Oct 1864); m.11 Aug 1803 John Dutton, 2nd Lord Sherborne (24 Jan 1779-19 Oct 1862)

 

2e) Henry (London 10 Jan 1785-7 Jun 1788)

 

5c) Edward (1710-West Indies 19 Sep 1747)

 

6c) Robert, d.an infant

 

5c) Barbara, d.29 Oct 1765; m.27 Jul 1724 Sir Walter Wagstaffe Bagot, of Blithfield, 5th Bt. (23 Aug 1702-20 Jan 1768)

 

6c) Anne, d.Jul 1740; m.Oct 1739 Sir Lister Holte, of Aston Hall, 5th Bt. (ca 1721-Aston Hall 21 Apr 1770)

 

2b) Mary, d.25 Feb 1753; m.1st Philip Musgrave; m.2nd John Crawford

 

3b) Elizabeth, d.15 Sep 1760, aged 90

 

4b) Barbara

 

5b) Susannah

 

6b) Anne

 

7b – 8b) 2 other daus, d.as infants

 

2a) William (ca 1650-Dublin ca 1697); m.Mrs Mary Townshend, ne Poole

 

3a) Edward, d.an infant

 

4a) Mary, d.1715; m.Sir Henry Goodricke, of Ribston, 2nd Bt. (24 Oct 1642-5 Mar 1705)

 

5a) Susannah; m.25 Apr 1678 Thomas Bilson (ca 1655-11 Jan 1692)