Lt.-Col. Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington1

M, #103801, b. 21 August 1885, d. 4 January 1972
Last Edited=15 May 2012
     Lt.-Col. Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington was born on 21 August 1885.2 He was the son of Colonel Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington and Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams.1 He married Dorothy Violet Ashton, daughter of Robert Ashton and Lucy Cecilia Gardner, on 30 April 1914.2 He and Dorothy Violet Ashton were separated in 1922.3 He died on 4 January 1972 at age 86.4
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He was a diplomat in the Diplomatic Corps in 1908.2 He held the office of Third Secretary of the Diplomatic Service between 1910 and 1917.4 He held the office of Second Secretary of the Diplomatic Service between 1917 and 1919.4 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Institute of British Architects (F.R.I.B.A.) in 1921.4 He wrote the book The Iconography of the First Duke of Wellington, published 1935, with J. Steegmann as coauthor.2 He was appointed Fellow, Society of Antiquaries (F.S.A.) in 1935.2 He held the office of Surveyor of the King's Works of Art between 1936 and 1943.2 He wrote the book The Diary of a Desert Journey, published 1938.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1939 in the Grenadier Guards.2 He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1945.2 He succeeded as the 7th Marquess of Wellington [U.K., 1812] on 16 September 1943.4 He succeeded as the 7th Duke of Wellington [U.K., 1814] on 16 September 1943.1 He succeeded as the 7th Baron Douro of Wellesley [U.K., 1809] on 16 September 1943.4 He succeeded as the 7th Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington [U.K., 1809] on 16 September 1943.4 He succeeded as the 7th Earl of Wellington [U.K., 1812] on 16 September 1943.4 He succeeded as the 11th Earl of Mornington [I., 1760] on 16 September 1943.4 He succeeded as the 11th Viscount Wellesley of Dangan Castle [I., 1760] on 16 September 1943.4 He succeeded as the 12th Baron of Mornington [I., 1746] on 16 September 1943.4 He succeeded as the 7th Marquess of Douro [U.K., 1814] on 16 September 1943.4 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of the County of London between 1944 and 1949.2 In 1947 , he gave Apsley House, known as 'No. 1, London' to the nation, where it now houses the Wellington Museum.4 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire between 1949 and 1960.2 He wrote the book The Journal of Mrs. Arbuthnot, published 1950, as editor with F. Bamford.2 He was appointed Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1951.2 He was appointed Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.)4 He wrote the book A Selection From the Private Correspondance of the First Duke of Wellington, published 1952.2

Children of Lt.-Col. Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington and Dorothy Violet Ashton

Citations

  1. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1100. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 461. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S1541] Beatrice Potter, "re: Lady Isabella Somerset," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 30 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Isabella Somerset."
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2974. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  5. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, DeBretts Peerage, 1949, page 1099.

Dorothy Violet Ashton1,2

F, #103802, b. 30 July 1889, d. 11 July 1956
Last Edited=15 May 2012
Dorothy Ashton 3
     Dorothy Violet Ashton was born on 30 July 1889 at Cookham, Berkshire, EnglandG.3 She was the daughter of Robert Ashton and Lucy Cecilia Gardner.1,3 She married Lt.-Col. Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington, son of Colonel Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington and Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams, on 30 April 1914.4 She and Lt.-Col. Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington were separated in 1922.3 She died on 11 July 1956 at age 66 at Penns-n-the-Rocks, Withyham, Sussex, EnglandG.5,3
     From 30 April 1914, her married name became Wellesley. She and Hon. Victoria Mary Sackville-West were associated in 1922.3 She wrote the book Sir George Goldie, Founder of Nigeria, published 1934.4 After her marriage, Dorothy Violet Ashton was styled as Duchess of Wellington on 16 September 1943.5 She wrote the book Far Have I Travelled, published 1952.4

Citations

  1. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  2. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  3. [S1541] Beatrice Potter, "re: Lady Isabella Somerset," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 30 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Isabella Somerset."
  4. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 461. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2974. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Robert Ashton1

M, #103803, b. 1848, d. 1898
Last Edited=25 Jan 2017
Robert Ashton 2
     Robert Ashton was born in 1848.2 He was the son of James Ashton and Frances Caroline Cheetham.2 He married Lucy Cecilia Gardner, daughter of Cecil Dunn Gardner, on 17 February 1887.3 He died in 1898.2
     He lived at Croughton, Cheshire, EnglandG.4

Children of Robert Ashton and Lucy Cecilia Gardner

Citations

  1. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  2. [S1541] Beatrice Potter, "re: Lady Isabella Somerset," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 30 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Isabella Somerset."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3537. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 461. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Maj.-Gen. Douglas Fitzgerald McConnel1

M, #103804
Last Edited=1 Apr 2002
     Maj.-Gen. Douglas Fitzgerald McConnel is the son of William Houldsworth McConnel.2
     He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.)3 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)3 He lived at Knockdolian, Gillemichael, Ayrshire, ScotlandG.3 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.)3

Child of Maj.-Gen. Douglas Fitzgerald McConnel

Citations

  1. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 462. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Lady Elizabeth Wellesley1

F, #103805, b. 26 December 1918
Last Edited=8 May 2011
     Lady Elizabeth Wellesley was born on 26 December 1918.2 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington and Dorothy Violet Ashton.1 She married Major Thomas Clyde, son of William Pancoast Clyde, on 18 November 1939.1 She and Major Thomas Clyde were divorced in 1960.2
     From 18 November 1939, her married name became Clyde. She lived in 1999 at Oliver's Farm, Bramley, Basingstoke, Hampshire, EnglandG.2

Children of Lady Elizabeth Wellesley and Major Thomas Clyde

Citations

  1. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2974. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


Major Thomas Clyde1

M, #103806
Last Edited=2 Jun 2008
     Major Thomas Clyde is the son of William Pancoast Clyde.2 He married Lady Elizabeth Wellesley, daughter of Lt.-Col. Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington and Dorothy Violet Ashton, on 18 November 1939.1 He and Lady Elizabeth Wellesley were divorced in 1960.2 He married Mary Peach in 1961.2
     He gained the rank of Major in the Royal Horse Guards.2

Children of Major Thomas Clyde and Lady Elizabeth Wellesley

Citations

  1. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2974. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Michael Jeremy Thomas Clyde1

M, #103807, b. 22 March 1941
Last Edited=13 Apr 2011
     Michael Jeremy Thomas Clyde was born on 22 March 1941.2 He is the son of Major Thomas Clyde and Lady Elizabeth Wellesley.1 He married Vanessa Shanks, daughter of George Hugh Pattson Shanks, in 1970.2
     Michael Jeremy Thomas Clyde usually went by his middle name of Jeremy.3 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He was educated at Central School of Speech and Drama, London, EnglandG.2 He was a pop singer circa 1965.2 He was an actor, including a role in the ITV comedy Is It Legal? Circa 1970.2 He was a member of the National Theatre Company in 1973.2

Children of Michael Jeremy Thomas Clyde and Vanessa Shanks

Citations

  1. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2974. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S5315] Vanessa Mitchell-Clyde, "re: Clyde Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 10 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Clyde Family."

Ulrich V Graf von Hanau1

M, #103808, b. circa 1370, d. after October 1416
Last Edited=28 Oct 2014
     Ulrich V Graf von Hanau was born circa 1370.2 He married Elisabeth von Ziegenhain, daughter of Gottfried VIII Graf von Ziegenhain Graf von Nidda and Agnes Prinzessin von Braunschweig-Göttingen, in 1379.2 He died after October 1416.2

Child of Ulrich V Graf von Hanau

Citations

  1. [S13] Detlev Schwennicke, editor, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschicht der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge: Band XVII (Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Vittorio Klostermann, 1998), tafel 3. Hereinafter cited as Europäische Stammtafeln: Band XVII.
  2. [S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."

W/Cdr. Lord George Wellesley1

M, #103809, b. 29 July 1889, d. 31 July 1967
Last Edited=14 Oct 2017
Lord and Lady Wellesley, 1918 2
     W/Cdr. Lord George Wellesley was born on 29 July 1889.3 He was the son of Colonel Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington and Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams.1 He married, firstly, Louise Nesta Pamela FitzGerald, daughter of Sir Maurice FitzGerald, 2nd Bt. and Amelia Catherine Bischoffsheim, on 12 March 1917 at New York City, New York, U.S.A.G.3 He married, secondly, Jean McGillivray, daughter of John McGillivray, on 25 November 1955.3 He died on 31 July 1967 at age 78.3
     He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire, EnglandG.3 He was Managing Director of Coxeter and Son plc.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel circa 1914 in the Royal Flying Corps.3 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1918, where he was mentioned in despatches.3 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1916.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel circa 1917 in the Royal Flying Corps.3 He gained the rank of Squadron Leader in 1939 in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.3 He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1945.3 He was awarded the Royal Humane Society Medal.3

Child of W/Cdr. Lord George Wellesley and Louise Nesta Pamela FitzGerald

Citations

  1. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2974. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Louise Nesta Pamela FitzGerald1

F, #103810, b. 8 January 1889, d. 21 February 1946
Last Edited=14 Oct 2017
Lord and Lady Wellesley, 1918 2
     Louise Nesta Pamela FitzGerald was born on 8 January 1889.3 She was the daughter of Sir Maurice FitzGerald, 2nd Bt. and Amelia Catherine Bischoffsheim.4 She married, firstly, Captain Lord Richard Wellesley, son of Colonel Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington and Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams, on 30 April 1908.5 She married, secondly, W/Cdr. Lord George Wellesley, son of Colonel Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington and Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams, on 12 March 1917 at New York City, New York, U.S.A.G.6 She died on 21 February 1946 at age 57.5
     From 30 April 1908, her married name became Wellesley.

Children of Louise Nesta Pamela FitzGerald and Captain Lord Richard Wellesley

Child of Louise Nesta Pamela FitzGerald and W/Cdr. Lord George Wellesley

Citations

  1. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1437. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2973. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  6. [S8] BP1999. [S8]