LEIGH

Lords Leigh of Stoneleigh (1643 & 1839)

Earls of Chichester

Duchess Dudley

 

 

 

 

 

Sir Thomas Leigh (ca 1504-17 Nov 1571); m.before 13 Mar 1536 Alice Barker [alias Coverall or Coverdale] (d.1603), niece and heiress of Sir Rowland Hill, of Stoneleigh

 

1a) Rowland, of Adlestrop and Longborough, d. in or after 1595; m.1st Margery Lowe; m.2nd Catharine Berkeley

 

1b) [ex 1] Elizabeth; m.1st ___ Hanmer; m.2nd ___ Broughton

 

2b) [ex 2] William, of Adlestrop and Longborough (ca 1586-1632); m.Elizabeth Whorwood

 

1c) William, of Adlestrop and Longborough, d.17 Jun 1690; m.Joanna Pury

 

1d – 3d) three elder son, all d.young

 

4d) Theophilus, of Adlestrop and Longborough, d.10 Feb 1725; m.1st Elizabeth Craven; m.2nd 1689 Hon. Mary Brydges (d.13 Jun 1703); he had issue (d.young or unmarried) by 1st m. (of whom a dau, Typhona, was living 1722), and by 2nd m. had 6 sons, 6 daus, of whom:

 

[by 1st m.]:

 

1e) Typhona, living 1722

 

_e, etc.) several other children of 1st m., all of whom d. young or unmarried

 

[by 2nd m.]:

 

2e) William, of Adlestrop and Longborough (3 Nov 1691-9 Dec 1757); m.Mary Lord (d.10 Jul 1756)

 

1f) James, of Adlestrop and Longborough (bap 7 Jul 1724-31 Mar 1774); m.10 Mar 1755 his cousin Lady Caroline Brydges

 

1g) James Henry, of Adlestrop and Longborough (8 Feb 1765-    ); he inherited the Stoneleigh estate on the death of Hon. Mary Leigh (below); he m.8 Dec 1786 Julia Judith Twisleton (21 Oct 1771-8 Feb 1843)

 

1h) Chandos, of Stoneleigh and Adlestrop (27 Jun 1791-27 Sep 1850), cr 1839 Baron Leigh of Stoneleigh; m.8 Jun 1819 Margarette Willes (d.5 Feb 1860)

 

1i) Julia Anna Eliza (19 Dec 1820-8 May 1877); m.28 Jul 1842 Charles Bowyer Adderley, Lord Norton (2 Aug 1814-28 Mar 1905)

 

2i) Emma Margarette (7 Sep 1822-20 Feb 1892)

 

3i) William Henry, 2nd Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh (17 Jan 1824-21 Oct 1905); m.22 Aug 1848 Lady Caroline Amelia Grosvenor (14 Jun 1828-24 Mar 1906)

 

1j) Margaret Elizabeth (29 Oct 1849-22 May 1945); m.19 Sep 1873 Victor Albert George Child-Villiers, 7th Earl of Jersey (20 Mar 1845-31 May 1915)

 

2j) Gilbert Henry Chandos (London 1 Sep 1851-15 Sep 1884)

 

3j) Agnes Eleanor (24 May 1853-29 Mar 1942)

 

4j) Francis Dudley, 3rd Lord Leigh (30 Jul 1855-16 May 1938); m.1st 29 Nov 1890 Frances Hélène Forbes Beckwith (d.28 Apr 1909); m.2nd London 2 Oct 1923 Marie Campbell (d.13 Mar 1949)

 

5j) Rupert (10 Dec 1856-14 Aug 1919); m.14 Jul 1906 Beatrice Mary Smith (d.12 Dec 1922)

 

1k) Rupert William Dudley, 4th Lord Leigh (14 Mar 1908-24 Jun 1979); m.27 Apr 1931 Anne Hicks Beach (d.1977)

 

1l) John Piers, 5th Lord Leigh (11 Sep 1935-16 Sep 2003); m.1st 27 Apr 1957 (div 1974) Cecilia Poppy Jackson; m.2nd 1976 (div 1982) Susan Cleave

 

1m) Jane Katherine (20 Jan 1959-22 Jan 1959)

 

2m) Christopher Dudley Piers, 6th Lord Leigh, b.20 Oct 1960; m.1990 (div 2008) Sophy-Ann Burrows

 

1n) Rupert Dudley, b.21 Feb 1994

 

2n) Lucy Alexandra, b.1995

 

3m) Camilla Anne, b.1962

 

4m) Piers Henry John, b.1979

 

2l) William Rupert, b.13 Sep 1938; m.20 May 1965 Priscilla Elizabeth Cooper à 4 sons

 

3l) Benjamin Chandos (24 Oct 1942-4 Jun 2020); m.1 Aug 1979 Jennifer Vivian Winser à 1 dau

 

4l) Michael James (27 Mar 1945-Moreton-in-Marsh 22 Nov 2013); m.12 May 1972 (div 1980) Cherry Rosalind Long-Price

 

6j) Rowland Charles Frederick (23 May 1859-26 Jan 1943); m.31 Oct 1898 Mabel Gordon (d.5 Nov 1951)

 

1k) Rowland Henry Gordon (16 May 1902-8 Oct 1963); m.17 Nov 1937 (div 1943) Catherine de Bernard de la Fosse

 

2k) Margaret Ethel [Jane Gordon, author] (24 Jan 1901-29 Aug 1962); m.17 Dec 1929 Charles Patrick Ranke Graves (d.21 Feb 1971)

 

7j) Mary Cordelia Emily (3 Jul 1866-27 Feb 1956)

 

4i) Caroline (18 Feb 1825-21 Jul 1909); m.18 Aug 1857 Frederick Benjamin Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 10th Lord Saye and Sele (4 Jul 1799-26 May 1887)

 

5i) Augusta (18 Feb 1825-11 Jul 1898)

 

6i) Mary (27 Aug 1826-24 Aug 1906); m.4 May 1848 Rev. Hon. Henry Pitt Cholmondeley (15 Jun 1820-14 Apr 1905)

 

7i) Louisa Georgina (30 Aug 1829-7 Aug 1907); m.1 Mar 1870 Francis William Newdigate, of Allesley Park (19 Feb 1822-9 Mar 1893)

 

8i) Sir Edward Chandos (22 Dec 1832-18 May 1915); m.1 Jun 1871 Katherine Fanny Rigby (d.3 Aug 1920)

 

1j) Chandos (29 Aug 1873-k.a.25 Aug 1914); m.6 Jun 1912 Winifred Madeline Jeffreys (d.28 Sep 1966)

 

2j) Violet Agnes Evelyn (7 Feb 1875-4 Nov 1972); m.26 Oct 1899 Sir Bertram Hardy, 3rd Bt (11 Feb 1877-16 Sep 1953)

 

3j) Katherine Margaret (8 Jun 1877-30 Oct 1887)

 

4j) Audrey Cecilia (20 Oct 1880-18 Sep 1923)

 

5j) Edward Henry (14 Jul 1888-k.a.9 May 1915)

 

9i) Very Rev. James Wentworth, Dean of Hereford (21 Jan 1838-5 Jan 1923); m.29 Jun 1871 Frances Butler (d.18 Dec 1910)

 

1j) Alice Dudley (2 Jul 1874-13 Jul 1965); m.2 Jun 1906 Sir Richard Pierce Butler, 11th Bt. (28 Sep 1872-25 Mar 1955)

 

2j) Frances, d.14 May 1878

 

3j) Pierce Butler (2 Nov 1879-25 Sep 1880)

 

10i) Sophia (21 Jan 1838-12 Jul 1926); m.21 May 1861 Granville William Gresham Leveson Gower (25 Feb 1838-30 May 1895)

 

2h) Julia, d.21 Jan 1871; m.1836 Gen. Henry Robert Colvile, of Kempsey House (1795-1 Nov 1875)

 

3h) Caroline Eliza, d.7 Apr 1870; m.27 Jun 1822 Sir James Buller East, 2nd Bt. (1 Feb 1789-19 Nov 1878)

 

4h) Mary, d.6 Jun 1871; m.2 Jul 1817 Frederick Charles Acton Colvile, of Barton House (4 Dec 1792-2 Feb 1872)

 

5h) Augusta Elizabeth, d.4 May 1877; m.15 May 1827 Grenville Charles Lennox Berkeley (30 Mar 1806-30 Mar 1896)

 

2f) Rev. William, d.1764

 

3f) Rev. Thomas

 

4f) Cassandra (11 Apr 1723-18 Oct 1770); m.8 Sep 1739 Sir Edward Turner, 2nd Bt. (18 Apr 1719-31 Oct 1766)

 

5f) Mary

 

6f) Elizabeth

 

3e) Emma; m.Peter Waldo

 

4e) Cassandra; m.Thomas Wright

 

5e) dau

 

6e) Mary, d.9 Jul 1735; m.by 1720 Sir Hungerford Hoskyns, 4th Bt. (ca 1677-21 Dec 1767)

 

7e) dau

 

8e) Anne; m. Rev. John Hoskyns-Abrahall (1692-1 Sep 1765), of the Baronets

 

3b – 4b) two daus of 2nd m.

 

2a) Sir Thomas, of Stoneleigh, cr Baronet 1611, d.1 Feb 1626; m.ca 1570 Katharine Spencer (d.Jan 1639)

 

1b) Sir John; m.1st Ursula Hoddesdon; m.2nd Anne Cope

 

1c) [ex 1] Sir Thomas, 2nd Bt., cr 1643 Baron Leigh of Stoneleigh (1595-22 Feb 1672); m.11 Nov 1610 Mary Egerton (bur 21 Mar 1669)

 

1d) Sir Thomas, d.Apr 1662; m.1st Anne Bingham [per Burke’s; Cokayne has no name for the first wife]; m.2nd Hon. Jane Fitzmaurice

 

[by 1st m.]:

 

1e) Anne, d.young

 

[by 2nd m.]:

 

2e) Honora (bap 17 May 1649-11 Sep 1730); m.1st Sir William Egerton; m.2nd 1692 Hugh Willoughby, 2nd Lord Willoughby of Parham (1640-1 Aug 1712)

 

3e) Thomas, 2nd Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh (bap 17 Jun 1652-12 Nov 1710); m.1st Apr 1669 Elizabeth Brown (dsp Jul 1678); m.2nd 23 Oct 1679 Hon. Eleanor Watson (26 Feb 1659-23 Jul 1705)

 

1f) Edward, 3rd Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh (13 Jan 1684-9 Mar 1738); m.11 Sep 1705 Mary Holbech (d.6 Sep 1743)

 

1g) Edward, d.1737

 

2g) Thomas, 4th Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh (bap 29 Apr 1713-30 Nov 1749); m.1st ca 1736 Maria Rebecca Craven (bur 9 Dec 1746), sister of Lord Craven; m.2nd Dec 1747 Catherine Berkeley

 

1h) son, dvp

2h) son, dvp

 

3h) Edward, 5th Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh (1 Mar 1742-4 Jun 1786)

 

4h) [ex 1] son, dvp

 

5h) [ex 1] Mary, d.2 Jul 1806; on her death the Stoneleigh estate passed to James Henry Leigh (above)

 

6h) [ex 2] Anne; m.Andrew Hacket

 

3g) Mary

4g) Eleanor

5g) Anne

 

2f) Charles (bap 28 Mar 1686-28 Jul 1749); m.Lady Barbara Lumley (d.4 Jan 1755); he inherited the Leighton Buzzard estates of his great-uncle Charles Leigh

 

3f) Anne, d.1734

 

4f) Eleanor, d.1756; m.Thomas Verney

 

4e) Mary; m. Arden Bagot, of Pipe Hall

 

5e) Jane, d.25 Jan 1708; m.1688 her cousin William Tracy, 4th Viscount Tracy (d.18 Apr 1712)

 

2d) Charles, of Leighton Buzzard; m.1st Anne, Lady Holt, née Littleton; m.2nd NN

 

1e) Alicia, d.4 Jun 1684; m.3 Sep 1678 Altham Annesley, Lord Altham (d.10 Mar 1718)

 

3d) Elizabeth, d.20 Sep 1688; m.ca 1655 John Tracy, 3rd Viscount Tracy (1617-8 Mar 1687)

 

4d) Vere, d.29 Oct 1704; m.1653 Sir Justinian Isham, 2nd Bt. (d.2 Mar 1675)

 

5d) Ursula; m.Sir William Bromley

 

2b) Sir Thomas

 

3b) Ferdinando

 

4b) Alice, cr 1644 [Life] Duchess Dudley, d.22/23 Jan 1669; m.ca 1596 Sir Robert Dudley (d.6 Sep 1649)

 

3a) Sir William, of Newnham Regis; m.Frances Harington

 

1b) Sir Francis, of Newnham Regis; m. Hon. Mary Egerton

 

1c) Sir Francis, of Newnham Regis, cr Baronet 1618, cr 1628 Baron Dunsmore, with remainder, failing his own issue male, to his stepson John Anderson, cr 1644 Earl of Chichester [with remainder to his son-in-law Lord Southampton], d.21 Dec 1653; m.1st 31 Jul 1617 Mrs Susan Banning, née Northam (dsp); m.2nd 1617/8 Audrey (d.16 Sep 1652), widow of Sir Francis Anderson, and dau of John, Lord Boteler; on his death the Barony became extinct, John Anderson having predeceased him, and the Earldom passed to his son-in-law

 

1d) Elizabeth; m.ca 1642 Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, 2nd Earl of Chichester (10 Mar 1608-16 May 1667); the Earldom of Chichester became extinct on his death

 

2d) Mary; m.George Villiers, 4th Viscount Grandison (d.16 Dec 1699)

 

2c) Juliana, d.1685; m.1630 Sir Richard Newdigate, Bt. (17 Sep 1602-14 Oct 1678)

 

4a) Mary; m.1st Robert Andrews; m.2nd ___ Cobb

 

5a) Alice; m.Thomas Connye

 

6a) Katherine; m.Edward Barber

 

7a) Winifred; m.Sir George Bond