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THE 7TH EARL OF CLANWILLIAM , Viscount Clanwilliam, Co Tipperary, Baron Gillford, of the Manor of Gillford, Co Down, in Ireland; Baron Clanwilliam, of Co Tipperary, and a Baronet (Sir John Herbert Meade, Bt) [The Rt Hon The Earl of Clanwilliam, Blundells House, The Square, Tisbury, Salisbury SP3 6JP]; born 27 Sept 1919; succeeded cousin 1989; educated RNC Dartmouth; married 1956 •Maxine, only daughter of James Adrian Hayden-Scott, of Isère, France, and formerly wife of Michael John Willson Levien, and has:

1a +PATRICK JAMES, Lord Gillford [Lord Gillford, c/o The Policy Partnership Ltd, 51 Causton St, London SW1P 4AT]; born 28 Dec 1960; educated Eton and RMA Sandhurst; 2nd Lt Coldstream Gds 1979–83, exec Hanson plc 1983–90, special advsr Home Sec 1986–88, with Ian Greer & Assocs 1990–93, Cncllr (C) Kensington and Chelsea Cncl 1990–98, md Westminster Policy Ptnrship 1993–96; married 1st 14 July 1989 (divorce 1992) Serena Emily, adopted daughter of Lt-Col Brian Joseph Lockhart, Glos (see GRAY, L), and has:

1b •Tamara Louise; born 1990

1a (cont.) Lord Gillford married 2nd 1995 •Cara, daughter of Paul de la Peña, of Elmley Castle, Pershore, Worcs, and by her has:

1b +John Maximillian; born 28 Jan 1998

1b •Natalya Katherine Sophia; born 1999

1a •Rowena Katharine [The Lady Rowena Crichton-Stuart, 1 Sloane Gdns, London SW1W 8EA]; born 2 April 1957; married 1991, as his 2nd wife, •(Patrick) James Crichton-Stuart (see BUTE, M)

2a •Tania Frances; born 6 Oct 1963; married 1989, as his 2nd wife, •James Alwyn Compton (see NORTHAMPTON, M)

Lineage: JOHN MIAGH (the family was also called ‘Meagh' and ‘Myagh'); held the fishery weir of Lochmacen in the Haven of Cork c early 15th century; had:

JOHN MIAGH ‘the younger'; had:

WILLIAM MIAGH; died by 1488, leaving:


WILLIAM MEAGH; died in or after 1558, leaving:

JOHN MEAGH/MEADE/MIAGH; MP for City of Cork 1559 and 1585; Recorder of Cork, Queen's Attorney for Munster, Second Justice of Munster 1570; died by 1589, leaving:

JOHN MEADE, of Ballintubber and Cork; died after 22 Feb 1611, leaving:

Sir JOHN MEADE, of Ballintubber; knighted 1623; married (settlements 22 Feb 1611) Catherine, daughter of Sir Dominick Sarsfield, Bt, Viscount Kilmallock, and died 28 Sept 1629, having had, with a younger son (John):

WILLIAM MEADE, of Ballintubber; born c 1612; Lt-Col, raised a troop of horse for CHARLES II in 1666; married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Robert Travers, and had:

1a JOHN (Sir), 1st Bt

2a Robert, of Kinsale; married Francis, daughter of Sir Peter Courthope, of the Little Island, and had issue

3a Patrick, Brig-Gen; died without issue between 9 April 1726 and 30 June 1732

4a Dominick (Ven), Archdeacon of Cloyne; born 1661; married Mary, daughter of Francis Smyth, of Rathcourcy, and had issue

1a Elizabeth; married John Galway, of Lota

2a Eleanor; married Godwin Swift, Attorney-Gen to the Duke of Ormonde and uncle of Jonathan Swift

3a Katherine; married William Dunscombe, of Cork

Col MEADE's eldest son,

Sir John Meade, 1st Bt (I), so created 29 May 1703, of Ballintubber, Co Cork; Attorney-Gen Ireland, Judge Palatinate of Tipperary, MP Dublin U 1689 and Co Tipperary 1692–93, 1695–99 and 1703–07; knighted 1678; married 1st 1671 Mary (died without issue ), daughter and heir of James Coppinger; married 2nd 14 June 1680 Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of Maj Daniel Redman, of Ballyinch Castle, by whom he had a dau; married 3rd 14 June 1688 Hon Elizabeth Butler (died Dec 1757), daughter of 2nd Viscount Ikerrin, and died 12 Jan 1706/7, having by her had, with two other son and four other daughters:

1a Sir Pierce Meade, 2nd Bt; educated Trin College Dublin (BA); buried 18 July 1711

2a RICHARD (Sir), 3rd Bt

1a Elizabeth; married 1st Sir Ralph Freke, Bt, of Rathbarry; married 2nd 4th Baron Kingston (see KINGSTON, E)

Sir PIERCE's brother,

Sir Richard Meade, 3rd Bt; born 1697; educated Trin College Dublin (BA); MP Kinsale 1725–44; married 1736 Catherine (married 2nd 6 Oct 1748 Sir Henry Cavendish, 1st Bt, and died 21 March 1779), 2nd daughter of Henry Prittie, of Dunalley, Co Tipperary, and had:

1a JOHN, 1st Earl

1a Elizabeth; married 1760 3rd Earl of Mayo (qv), and died 1807

Sir RICHARD died 26 May 1744; his son,

JOHN MEADE, 1st Earl of Clanwilliam, so cr 20 July 1776, as also earlier 17 Nov 1766 BARON GILLFORD of the Manor of Gillford, Co Down, and VISCOUNT CLANWILLIAM of Co Tipperary (all I); born 21 April 1744; educated Trin College Dublin (BA); MP Banagher 1764–66; married 29 Aug 1765 Theodosia (died 2 March 1817), only daughter and heir of Robert Hawkins Magill, of Gill Hall, Co Down, and had, with other issue:

1a RICHARD, 2nd Earl

2a Robert, of Burrenwood, Co Down, Gen, Col 12th Regt; born 29 Feb 1772; married 20 June 1808 Anne Louise (died 18 March 1853), daughter and heir of Gen Sir John Dalling, Bt, and died 11 July 1852, having had, with other issue:

1b John, of Earsham Hall, Norfolk, and Burrenwood, Co Down; born 23 March 1812; married 18 June 1846 Elvira (died 31 Dec 1905), 2nd daughter of Robert Ibbetson, and died 5 May 1886, leaving, with other issue:

1c John Percy, of Earsham Hall, and Burrenwood, JP Norfolk and Suffolk, and DL Co Down, Capt 52nd Oxf LI; born 17 May 1847; married 2 Jan 1894 Helena Frances, JP Norfolk (died 23 July 1946), eldest daughter of Sir Allen Johnson Walsh, 4th Bt, and died 23 June 1919, leaving with other issue:

1d John Windham, JP (Co Down 1956), Lord of the Manor of Doubles-Earsham, Norfolk, Maj Oxon and Bucks LI WW I (wounded twice), in N Russian (Archangel) Campaign 1919, and WW II, formerly Perm Pres Field Gen Courts Martial to 30th and 12th Corps of Hanover Dist and to Br Troops in Berlin; born 28 Nov 1894; educated Eton and RMC Sandhurst; married 6 Feb 1932 Grace Dorothea (died 26 Feb 1977) 3rd daughter of Sir Cecil Fane De Salis, KCB, and died 1984, leaving:

1e +John Michael [John Meade Esq, Manor Farm House, Hedenham, Suffolk NR35 2DG], late Lt Oxon and Bucks LI; born 5 Sept 1935; educated Stowe and RMA Sandhurst; married 23 Jan 1967 •Princess Valentine Galitzine, 2nd daughter of Prince Nicholas Galitzine, of 39 Abinger Rd, Bedford Park, W4, and has:

1f +Nicholas; born 20 Nov 1969

1f •Tatiana; born 3 Feb 1968; married 1994 •Prince Andrei Mikhailovitch Galitzine, son of Prince Mikhail V Galitzine, of Moscow, and has:

1g •Alexei; born 25 Feb 1997

2g •Gregory; born 12 Jan 2000

1g •Helena; born 6 Nov 1994

2f •Catherine; born 3 Feb 1968; married 1994 •Gary Meyer, and has:

1g •Joseph; born 20 Nov 1998

1g •Anastasia; born 1 March 1995

2g •Kira; born 11 Dec 1996

3g •Lydia; born 1 Jan 2001

3f •Elizabeth; born 1971

2e +Francis Windham; born 24 March 1941; educated Stowe and London U (BSc 1962)

1e •Theodosia Frances; born 3 Dec 1932

1c Rose Harriette Theodosia; married 28 Sept 1880 Lt-Col James Edward Harris, Suffolk Regt, son of T J Clarke Harris, JP, of The Shade, Hinckley, Leics, and died 27 Aug 1944, leaving issue. He died 30 Nov 1925

2c Elvira Adela; married 4 Feb 1891 Capt Roger Hall, DL, 2nd Bn Roy Fus, of Narrow Water, Co Down, and died 14 Sept 1923, leaving issue. He died 16 April 1915

1b Theodosia; married 11 June 1836 Sir Robert Alexander Shafto Adair, 2nd Bt (afterwards Baron Waveney) (see 1970 edn ADAIR, Bt), and died without issue 10 May 1871. He died 5 Feb 1886

2b Louisa; married 23 May 1842 Hon George Liddell, 4th son of 1st Baron Ravensworth (qv), and died 19 May 1873

3b Anne; married 15 July 1833 Sir David Thurlow Cunynghame, 6th Bt (qv), and died 10 June 1864, leaving issue

4b Adelaide; married 25 Oct 1855 Col Rt Hon William Brownlow Forde, of Seaforde, Co Down, and died without issue 5 Sept 1901. He died 8 Feb 1902

5b Caroline; married 12 July 1854 Sir William Compton Domvile, 3rd Bt (see 1970 edn), and died 8 July 1890, leaving issue. He died 29 Sept 1884

3a John, CB, Lt-Gen; married 2 Oct 1816 Urania Caroline (died Nov 1851), daughter of Hon E Ward, and died 6 Aug 1849, having had, with other issue:

1b Richard Raphael, Maj 8th Foot; born 24 Oct 1826; married 14 Dec 1869 Rica Nunes (died 14 April 1908), daughter of David Nunes Carvalho, and died 26 March 1873, leaving:

1c Richard John Edward, OBE (1920), FLAS, Land Agent to Duke of Norfolk and Earl of Albemarle to 1946; born 20 Aug 1870; educated Clare College Cambridge (BA); married 15 Aug 1894 Helen Venetia Digby (died 19 Dec 1944), daughter of Rev George Digby Newbolt, Rector of Knotting-with-Souldrop, and died 24 Oct 1957, having had:

1d Richard Gilbert Trevor, Lt 14th Hus; born 31 May 1895; died 10 Oct 1917 of wounds recd in action

1d Patricia Helen Isabel; born 17 March 1899

2d Ulrica Nina Elizabeth; born 29 June 1902; married 21 July 1937 Kenneth Richard Bennett, son of Richard Simpson Bennett, of Market Drayton, Salop, and died 28 Feb 1964, leaving issue. He died 24 Feb 1938

1c Urania Frances Jane; married 1st 17 June 1897 Robert Salusbury Trevor, MA Cambridge, eldest son of Col S T Trevor, RE; married 2nd 4 April 1918 Thomas Rowland Charles Whipham, MD, son of T T Whipham, MD, of Fishleigh Ho, Hatherleigh, and died 27 Feb 1941

4a Pierce (Ven), Archdeacon of Dromore; born 21 Nov 1776; married 6 April 1801 Elizabeth (died 26 Sept 1823), daughter of Rt Rev Thomas Percy, Bishop of Dromore, and died 22 Nov 1834, having had, with other issue:

1b Edward Richard; born 30 Nov 1805; married 9 April 1850 Eleanor Eliza (died 4 April 1880), eldest daughter of William George Ives Bosanquet, HEICS, and died 19 Jan 1890, leaving:

1c Mary Frances; married 15 May 1873 Brig-Gen Arthur Broadwood, CVO, late Scots Gds, son of Henry Broadwood, and died 30 Oct 1925, leaving issue. He died 2 Jan 1928

2c Constance Isabel; died unmarried 26 Dec 1941

3c Helen Adelaide; married 19 Sept 1888 Gen Sir Montagu Gilbert Gerard, KCB, KCSI, and died 3 Jan 1925, leaving issue. He died 26 July 1905

1b Theodosia Barbara; married 11 April 1833 Rev John Whalley, of Ecton, Northants, and had issue

1a Catherine; married 4th Viscount Powerscourt (qv), and died 1793

2a Theodosia Sarah Frances; married Baron Howden, GCB

3a Melosina Adelaide; married 10th Earl of Meath (qv), and died 26 March 1866

The 1st EARL died 19 Oct 1800; his eldest son,

RICHARD MEADE, 2nd Earl of Clanwilliam; born 10 May 1766; married 1st at Schuschitz, Bohemia, 6 Oct 1793 Caroline (died 1800), daughter of Count von Thun; married 2nd 6 July 1803 or 1805 Margaret Irene, widow of (a) John Harcourt, of Ankerwycke, Bucks, and (b) Molyneux, Baron Shuldham, and daughter of John Sarney, and by his 1st wife had, with another son and dau:

1a RICHARD, 3rd Earl

1a Caroline; married 1811 Count Paul Szechenyi, Chamberlain to the EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA, and died 29 Aug 1820

2a Selina; married 1821 Gen Count Clam-Martinitz, ADC-Gen to the EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA, and died 29 Aug 1872

The 2nd EARL died 3 Sept 1805; his only son,

RICHARD CHARLES FRANCIS CHRISTIAN MEADE, 3rd Earl of Clanwilliam, GCH (1826); born 15 Aug 1795; educated Eton; Dip Serv: attd Lord Castlereagh's (see LONDONDERRY, M) suite Congress Vienna 1814, Priv Sec to Lord Castlereagh at FO 1817–19, U-Sec For Affairs 1822–23, Envoy Berlin 1823–27; created 28 Jan 1828 BARON CLANWILLIAM of Co Tipperary (UK); married 5 July 1830 Lady Elizabeth Herbert (died 20 Sept 1858), daughter of 11th Earl of Pembroke and (8th Earl of) Montgomery, KG (qv), and had, with other issue:

1a RICHARD JAMES, 4th Earl

2a Robert Henry (Sir), GCB, PUS Colonies, Extra Groom Bedchamber to HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES; born 16 Dec 1835; married 1st 19 April 1865 Lady Mary Elizabeth Lascelles (died 7 Feb 1866), daughter of 3rd Earl of Harewood (qv), and had:

1b Mary Elizabeth Blanche; died 13 June 1897

2a (cont.) Sir Robert Meade married 2nd 13 April 1880 Caroline Georgiana (died 5 March 1881) eldest daughter of Charles William Grenfell, MP (see GRENFELL, B), and died 8 Jan 1898, having by her had:

1b Charles Francis, Lt Surrey Yeo WW I, cmded 5th Montgomeryshire Bn HG WW II, author: Approach to the Hills and High Mountains; born 25 Feb 1881; married 26 Sept 1913 Lady Aileen Hilda Brodrick (died 30 Sept 1970), daughter of 1st Earl of Midleton (see MIDLETON, V), and died 11 Jan 1975, leaving:

1c +Simon Robert Jasper [Simon Meade Esq, Pen-y-lan, Meifod, Montgomeryshire], Gen Sec of Cncl for Protection of Rural Wales; born 13 Feb 1928; educated Shrewsbury and RAC; married 13 July 1957 •Lady Catherine Sophia Gathorne-Hardy, 2nd daughter of 4th Earl of Cranbrook, CBE (qv), and has:

1d +Jasper Gathorne; born 12 July 1962

2d +Benjamin; born 17 Dec 1963

1d •Camilla; born 31 July 1958

2d •Rachel; born 28 May 1965

1c Antonia Mary Hilda, JP (Parts of Kesteven, Lincs 1957, and Co of London 1964); born 12 Sept 1914; married 21 Dec 1933 Col Ralph George Edward Jarvis, DL (died March 1973), of Doddington Hall, Lincoln, only son of Lt-Col Charles Francis Cracroft Jarvis, OBE, JP, DL, of Doddington Hall, and died 26 July 1970, leaving:

1d •Anthony George; born 2 Feb 1938; married 25 July 1962 •Victoria Ena Mary, daughter of Anthony Mathias, of Weston Turville, Bucks, and has:

1e •Claire Victoria; born 22 May 1963

2e •Sophia Camilla; born 10 Dec 1964

3e •Katherine Antonia; born 5 April 1968

1d •Caroline; born 18 Dec 1935; married 9 May 1968 •5th Earl of Cranbrook (qv), and has issue

2c •Evelyn Clodagh [Mrs Colin Mackenzie, Kyle House, Kyleakin, Isle of Skye]; born 10 Sept 1916; married 20 Jan 1940 Colin Hercules Mackenzie, CMG (died 1986), only son of Maj-Gen Sir Colin John Mackenzie, KCB, and has:

1d •Christian Fiona [Mrs Nicholas Phipps, 9 Queen's Mansions, Douglas, Isle of Man IM2 4ND]; born 1941; married 3 June 1966 •(Charles) Nicholas Phipps, only son of Charles Bathurst Hele Phipps, JP, of Chalcot, Wilts (see BUCCLEUCH and QUEENSBERRY, D, also BLG 1965), and has:

1e •Charles Mackenzie [Charles Phipps Esq, 45 Ossington St, London W2 4LY]; born 22 March 1967; educated Eton and Oxford (MA LitHum) and City Us (Dip Law); barrister; author (with Tolson) Confidentiality (1996); married 19 July 1997 •Polly Theresa, daughter of Sebastian Payne by Rosemary Janet née Worth, and has:

1f •Charles Nicholas Payne

1f •Ishbel Rose Payne

1e •Alice Christian; born 25 March 1969

3c •Flavia Mary [The Rt Hon The Lady Ebbisham, St Ann's, Church St, Mere, Wilts BA12 6DS]; born 20 Nov 1920; married 26 Oct 1949 2nd and last Baron Ebbisham, TD (see 1970 edn, d 1991), and has:

1d •Susan Mary [The Hon Mrs Stevenson, The White House, Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2EY]; born 1951; married 1980 •Peter D Stevenson, son of Alexander Stevenson, of Westfield Ho, W Calder, Midlothian, and has:

1e •George Dennistoun; born 1987

1e •Mary Flavia; born 1984

2d •Emma Caroline [The Hon Mrs Brooke-Hitching, Osmington House, Kintbury, Newbury, Berks]; born 1954; married 1977 •Franklin Brooke-Hitching, son of Desmond Brooke-Hitching, of 12 Porchester Terr, London W2, and has:

1e •Edward Robert; born 5 Dec 1982

2e •Matthew Thomas; born 24 Feb 1985

3e •William Franklin; born 6 Feb 1987

1e •Georgia Emma; born 22 March 1992

3d •Catherine Anne [The Hon Mrs Spencer, Search Farm, Stourton, Warminster, Wilts]; born 1955; married 1981 •Charles J Spencer, son of Kenneth Spencer, of St Martin's Farm, Zeals, Wilts, and has:

1e •Thomas James; born 1985

2e •Henry Charles Blades; born 1990

1e •Flora Antonia Blades; born 1987

3a Sidney (Rev), JP Wilts, Canon of Salisbury, Rector of Wylye, Wilts 1869–82; born 29 Oct 1839; married 9 Dec 1868 Lucy Emma (died 21 July 1918), 2nd daughter of J H Jacob, of The Close, Salisbury, and died 11 Feb 1917, having had:

1b Francis Henry, CBE (1920), barrister; born 6 Dec 1870 married 1st 19 April 1900 (divorce 1923) Beatrice Mary (died 6 March 1959), daughter of Lord Esmé Stuart Gordon (see HUNTLY, M), and had:

1c Robert Sidney Stuart, JP Glos, served WW II 1939–45 as Lt-Col RA (TA) (despatches); born 16 Feb 1901; educated Eton and Magdalene College Cambridge; married 1st 31 May 1930 Veronica Augusta (died 10 Feb 1968), daughter of Lt-Col Herbert Vere Wilbraham, and had:

1d •Daphne Theresa; born 10 July 1936

2d •Jane Cecilia [Mrs David Corsellis, c/o Nat Westminster Bank, Bishops Stortford, Herts]; born 27 Jan 1940; married 15 July 1967 •Col David Henry George Corsellis, RE, only son of Henry Alexander Corsellis, of Tudor Ho, Stansted, Essex, and has:

1e •Nicholas Robert Alexander; born 12 Dec 1968; barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1993

2e •James Henry Merrick; born 1970

1c (cont.) Lt-Col Robert Meade married 2nd 1970 •Baroness Maria Elisabeth Johanna Rosalia Ottilia [Mrs Robert Meade, The Hangingshaw, Yarrorford, Selkirk], widow of Count Ferdinand Zdenko Karl Emmerich Maria von Thun und Hohenstein, and daughter of Baron (Freihem von) August Hermann George Victor Ranberg, Korvetten Kapitaen Imperial Navy, of Gimmden, Austria, and died 1971

1b (cont.) Francis Meade married 2nd 13 Oct 1923 Dorothy Elizabeth (died 10 June 1962), widow of Lt-Col Joseph Scott Plummer, and daughter of Humphrey Pocklington-Senhouse, of Netherhall, Maryport, and died 10 July 1953

1b Elizabeth Cecilia; married 9 Aug 1904 Capt John Somerled Thorpe, MC, Scots Gds, of Coddington Hall, Notts, and Ardbrecknish, Argyll, and died 13 Nov 1950, leaving issue. He was killed in action 15 Sept 1916

2b Constance Selina; married 19 Aug 1902 Brig-Gen William Henry Sitwell, CB, DSO, of Barmoor Castle, Northumberland, and died without issue 21 July 1908. He died 7 Sept 1932

1a Selina Catherine; married 1st 23 Nov 1854 Granville Edward Vernon, MP, eldest son of Granville Harcourt Vernon, of Grove Hall, Notts (see VERNON, B). He died 1 Feb 1861. She married 2nd 8 July 1862 John Bidwell, of the FO (died 22 Aug 1873); married 3rd 14 Aug 1880 Henry Arthur William Hervey, CB, and died 20 Nov 1911. He died 11 May 1908

The 3rd EARL died 7 Oct 1879; his eldest son,

RICHARD JAMES MEADE, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam GCB (1895, KCB 1887, CB 1877), KCMG (1882); born 3 Oct 1832; entered RN 1845, Lt 1852, Capt 1859, R-Adml 1876, V-Adml 1881, Adml 1886, Adml of the Fleet 1895; served Baltic 1854–55, severely wounded assault on Canton 1857; Jr Lord Admlty 1874–78, cmded detached sqdn 1880–81, C-in-C: N American Station 1885–86 and Portsmouth 1891–94; married 17 June 1867 Elizabeth Henrietta (died 31 March 1925), daughter of Sir Arthur Edward Kennedy, GCMG, CB, Govr Queensland, and died 4 Aug 1907, having had:

1a Richard Charles, Lord Gillford, Capt 3rd Vol Bn (Cumberland) the Border Regt, Lt RN; born 10 June 1868; married 5 Sept 1895 Lady Mary Douglas Home (died 21 April 1951), eldest daughter of 12th Earl of Home (qv), and died in the lifetime of the father 14 Oct 1905, leaving:

1b Theodosia Beatrix Catherine Mary; born 1 Feb 1898; married 11 Nov 1961 Angus Julian Drummond, younger son of Charles Drummond (see PERTH, E)

2a ARTHUR VESEY MEADE, 5th Earl of Clanwilliam, MC, DL (Co Down); Capt RHG, Extra ADC to Viceroy of India, APM and Staff Capt, served Boer War 1900–02 (severely wounded) and WW I, Order of Crown of Italy; born 14 Jan 1873; married 27 April 1909 Muriel, MBE (1920) (died 2 June 1952), widow of Hon Oliver Howard (see CARLISLE, E) and daughter of Russell Maule Stephenson, and died 23 Jan 1953, leaving:

1b JOHN CHARLES EDMUND CARSON MEADE, 6th Earl of Clanwilliam; born 6 June 1914; educated Eton; Maj Coldstream Gds (ret 1948) WW II Middle East and France (despatches twice); Lord Lt Co Down 1975–79 (HM Lt 1962–75, DL 1957–62), CStJ 1975; married 1 Dec 1948 •Catherine [The Rt Hon The Dowager Countess of Clanwilliam, Maizley Cottage, Oare, Marlborough, Wilts SN8 4HZ], youngest daughter of Arthur Thomas Loyd, OBE, of Lockinge, Wantage, Berks, and died 1989, leaving:

1c •Selina Catherine [The Lady Selina Timpson, Ardington Croft, Wantage, Oxon]; born 14 March 1950; married 28 Oct 1972 •Nicholas George Lawrence Timpson, late Scots Gds, eldest son of Maj (John) Alastair Livingston Timpson, MC, late Scots Gds, of 51 Rostrevor Rd, SW6, by his 1st wife (Elizabeth) Phoebe, only surviving child of Sir George Reginald Houston-Boswall, 4th Bt (qv), and has:

1d •Lawrence Rupert John; born 5 July 1974

1d •Catherine Selina Alexandra; born 13 Jan 1979

2c •Mary Jane [The Rt Hon The Countess Belmore, Castle Coole, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Ireland]; born 12 July 1952; married 1984 •8th Earl Belmore (qv), and has issue

3c •Julia Elizabeth [The Lady Julia Hiscox, Rainscombe Park, Oare, Marlborough, Wilts SN8 4HZ]; born 31 Dec 1953; married 1985, as his 2nd wife, •Robert Ralph Scrymgeour Hiscox, ACII, son of Ralph Hiscox, CBE, and has:

1d •Milo Edmund; born 4 Jan 1987

2d •Henry Charles; born 23 Sept 1989

3d •Sidney John; born 24 Jan 1993

4c •Laura Louise; born 11 March 1957; married 25 April 1981 •W Scott B Reid, son of Howard Reid, of Bronxville, USA, and has:

1d •Nicholas John Howard; born 30 Dec 1982

1d •Amelia Louise Catherine; born 1984

2d •Clementine Julia; born 1988

5c •Katharine Anne [The Lady Katharine Wills, Litchfield Down, Whitchurch, Hants]; born 10 Aug 1959; married 1987 •Christopher Aubrey Hamilton Wills, elder son of Hon Victor Patrick Hamilton Wills, and has issue (see DULVERTON, B)

6c •Sophia Hester; born 14 Oct 1963; married 1990 •Jonathan G Heywood, son of Brig Anthony Heywood, of Monkton Ho, Monkton Deverill, Wilts, and has:

1d •A son; born 1993

1b Mary Katharine Selina; born 16 Feb 1910; married 1st 29 Aug 1934 (divorce 1946) Col Robert Arthur Hermon, DSO, OBE, The Royals, of Breda, Alford, Aberdeenshire, eldest son of Lt-Col Edward William Hermon (died 7 Oct 1963), of Brook Hill Ho, Cowfold, Sussex, and had issue; m 2nd 1946 Lt-Col A Frank Stanley-Clarke (d 16 Jan 1947); m 3rd Oct 1954 S/Ldr David Beckwith Rodd, DFC, son of Thomas Rodd, of Pittsburgh, USA, and died 26 July 1965

2b Elizabeth Louise Margaret; born 18 April 1911; married 7 Oct 1933 Lt-Col Charles Rankin Scott, KRRC (died 4 Dec 1965), youngest son of James Henry Scott, of Eredine, Argyll, and had:

1c Edward John Rankin; born 3 Jan 1939; educated Eton and McGill U (BA Hons); chm John Swire and Sons Ltd 1998–; married 1997 •Angela Brice [Mrs Edward Scott, c/o Swire House, 59 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AJ], and died Jan 2002, leaving:

1d •A dau; born 199–

2c •(William) Nigel Charles; born 19 March 1941; educated Eton

3a Herbert MEADE later MEADE-FETHERSTONHAUGH (roy licence 15 Dec 1931) (Hon Sir), GCVO (1934), CB, DSO; born 3 Nov 1875; Adml, Naval ADC to HM GEORGE V 1924, Hon Naval ADC, and cmdg HM's Yachts 1931–34; Extra Equerry to: TM GEORGE V 1934–36, EDWARD VIII 1936 and GEORGE VI 1937–52; served WW I (despatches) and WW II 1939–44 as Cdre Convoys and Lt-Col HG, Serjeant-at-Arms Ho Lds 1939–46; married 6 July 1911 Margaret Isabel Frances (died 15 June 1977), elder daughter of Rt Rev Hon Edward Carr Glyn, DD, Bishop of Peterborough (see WOLVERTON, B), and died 27 Oct 1964, having had:

1b Richard James, Lt Army WW II 1939–42 (POW); born 14 Dec 1913; educated Eton; married 26 Aug 1948 •Jean Phyllis [Mrs Richard Meade-Fetherstonhaugh, Jasmine Cottage, W Wittering, nr Chichester PO20 8LL], eldest daughter of Maj Basil Falkner, of Matt's Ho, Thornby, Northants, and died 7 July 1958, leaving:

1c •Harriet Sarah [Mrs Harriet Cossart, Uppark, Petersfield, Hants GU31 5QR]; born 31 July 1949; married 21 June 1969 (divorce 1997) John de Bianchi Cossart, only son of Peter de Bianchi Cossart, of Madeira, and has had:

1d Charles Richard; born 27 May 1972; died 4 Feb 1997

2d •Edward James; born 12 March 1984

1d •Henrietta-Maria; born 14 May 1974; married 2001 •Philip John Frederick Muir

2c •Emma Mary [Mrs Geoffrey Goad, Deerkeepers, Uppark, Petersfield, Hants GU31 5QS]; born 2 July 1951; married 3 Jan 1976 •Geoffrey Wanklyn Goad, and has:

1d •Oliver Edward; born 1977

2d •Harry Frederick; born 1978

1d •Matilda Rose; born 1989

3c •Sophia Teresa [Mrs Angus Warre, Dalcross Castle, Croy, Inverness]; born 22 March 1954; married 1985 •Angus Warre, eldest son of Maj John Antony Warre, MC, of Barrowden Oakham, Rutland (see DEVONSHIRE, D), and has:

1d •Theodora; born 1986

2b JOHN HERBERT MEADE, 7th and present Earl of Clanwilliam

1b Anne Margaret; born 15 June 1912; married 9 May 1933 2nd Baron Rockley (qv), and died 1980, leaving issue

2b •Jean Mary; born 31 May 1917; granted rank of earl's daughter 1990; married 28 Sept 1943 Brig Michael James Babington Smith, CBE, TD (died 1984), eldest son of Sir Henry Babington Smith, GBE, CH, KCB, CSI, by Lady Elizabeth Bruce, daughter of 9th Earl of Elgin and Kincardine (qv), and has:

1c •Alan; born 1946; educated Eton and Trin College Cambridge; banker

1c •Louisa [Mrs James Macfarlane, Riverwood, Wickham, Hants PO1Y 5AY]; born 1944; married 1967 •Lt-Col James Richard Macfarlane, Coldstream Gds, and has:

1d •Edward Michael Richard; born 1969; Capt Coldstream Gds

2d •David Peter; born 1970

2c •Susan (Sukie) Mary [Mrs John Hemming, 10 Edwardes Sq, London W8 6HE]; born 1950; dir Br Museum Devpt Tst; married 19 Jan 1979 •Dr John Henry Hemming, CMG, author: The Conquest of the Incas (1970), son of Lt-Col Henry Harold Hemming, OBE, MC and Alice Hemming, OBE, of London, and has:

1d •Henry Sebastian; born 1979

1d •Beatrice Margaret Louisa; born 1981

4a Edward Brabazon, Capt 10th Hus (SR) Boer War 1900 (medal) and WW I as ADC on personal Staff (despatches); born 10 Sept 1878; educated Eton; married 1st Dec 1907 Hon Elizabeth Kate Shelley Gully (died 26 Feb 1908), younger daughter of 1st Viscount Selby (qv); married 2nd 28 June 1910 (divorce 1924) Angela Anna Rosing Theresa Maximilian, daughter of Thury von Thurybrugg; married 3rd 23 Dec 1925 Beatrice (died 16 March 1975), widow of Arthur Godfrey, and daughter of Rt Rev Douglas Herbert Brunner, of Boston, Mass, USA, and died without issue 13 April 1963

1a Elizabeth Selina Georgiana, Woman of the Bedchamber to HM QUEEN MARY; married 27 April 1898 Capt Hon Edward Stanley Dawson, RN (died 13 Oct 1919), 2nd son of 1st Earl of Dartrey, and died 13 Oct 1924, leaving issue

2a Katharine, Lady-in-waiting to TRH THE DUCHESS OF ALBANY 1910–22 and THE DUCHESS OF YORK 1923–26; died unmarried 19 Oct 1954

3a Beatrice; died unmarried 19 June 1952

4a Adelaide Jane; married 6 Dec 1902 Adml Hon Sir Stanley Cecil James Colville, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, 2nd son of 1st Viscount Colville of Culross (qv), and died 31 March 1960, leaving issue


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