George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough1

M, #105941, b. 13 May 1844, d. 9 November 1892
Last Edited=4 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough was born on 13 May 1844.1 He was the son of John Winston Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough and Lady Frances Anne Emily Vane.1 He married, firstly, Lady Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn and Lady Louisa Jane Russell, on 8 November 1869 at Palace of Westminster, Westminster, London, England.1 He married, secondly, Lillian Warren Price, daughter of Commodore Cicero Price, on 29 June 1888 at City Hall, New York City, New York, U.S.A., in a civil marriage, with the ceremony officiated by the Mayor of New York City.1 He died on 9 November 1892 at age 48 at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was buried at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England.1
     He was styled as Earl of Sunderland between 1844 and 1857.1 He was educated between 1857 and 1860 at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was styled as Marquess of Blandford between 1857 and 1883.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1863 in the service of the Royal Horse Guards.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Marquess of Blandford [E., 1702] on 16 April 1883. He succeeded to the title of 8th Baron Churchill of Sandridge, co. Hertford [E., 1685] on 16 April 1883. He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Marlborough, co. Wilts [E., 1689] on 16 April 1883. He succeeded to the title of 8th Duke of Marlborough [E., 1702] on 16 April 1883.1 He succeeded to the title of 10th Earl of Sunderland [E., 1643] on 16 April 1883. He succeeded to the title of 12th Baron Spencer of Wormleighton [E., 1603] on 16 April 1883. His marriage to Lady Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton was annulled on 20 November 1883 by petition from Albertha.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Oxfordshire.2
     Lord Redesdale comments that "him, too, I had known from a boy, a youth of great promise marred from fate, shining in many branches of human endeavour, clever, capable of great industry, and within measurable distance of reaching conspicuous success in sciene, mathematics and mechanics."1

Children of George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough and Lady Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton

Child of George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough and Edith Peers-Williams

Citations

  1. [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 VIII, page 503. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 1869. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 504.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 367.

Lady Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton1

F, #105942, b. 29 July 1847, d. 7 January 1932
Last Edited=17 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Lady Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton was born on 29 July 1847.1 She was the daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn and Lady Louisa Jane Russell.1 She married George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough, son of John Winston Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough and Lady Frances Anne Emily Vane, on 8 November 1869 at Palace of Westminster, Westminster, London, England.1 She died on 7 January 1932 at age 84.2
      From 8 November 1869, her married name became Spencer-Churchill. As a result of her marriage, Lady Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton was styled as Marchioness of Blandford on 8 November 1869. As a result of her marriage, Lady Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton was styled as Duchess of Marlborough on 16 April 1883. Her marriage to George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough was annulled on 20 November 1883 by petition from Albertha.1

Children of Lady Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton and George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough

Citations

  1. [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 VIII, page 503. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 1869. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 504.

Lillian Warren Price

F, #105943, d. 11 January 1909
Last Edited=13 May 2007
     Lillian Warren Price was the daughter of Commodore Cicero Price. She married, firstly, Louis Hammersley before 1888.1 She married, secondly, George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough, son of John Winston Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough and Lady Frances Anne Emily Vane, on 29 June 1888 at City Hall, New York City, New York, U.S.A., in a civil marriage, with the ceremony officiated by the Mayor of New York City.1 She married, thirdly, Lt.-Col. Lord William Leslie de la Poer Beresford, V.C., son of John de la Poer Beresford, 4th Marquess of Waterford and Christiana Leslie, on 30 April 1895.1 She died on 11 January 1909 at Deepdene, Dorking, Surrey, England, from heart failure.1 She was buried on 15 January 1909 at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England.1 Her will was probated on 13 May 1909, at a gross over £180,000, net at over £176,000.1
     As a result of her marriage, Lillian Warren Price was styled as Duchess of Marlborough on 29 June 1888. From 29 June 1888, her married name became Spencer-Churchill. From 30 April 1895, her married name became Beresford.

Citations

  1. [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 VIII, page 503. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Commodore Cicero Price

M, #105944
Last Edited=13 Oct 2002
     Commodore Cicero Price gained the rank of Commodore in the service of the U.S. Navy.1

Child of Commodore Cicero Price

Citations

  1. [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 VIII, page 503. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Louis Hammersley1

M, #105945, d. before 1888
Last Edited=10 Feb 2009
     Louis Hammersley married Lillian Warren Price, daughter of Commodore Cicero Price, before 1888.1 He died before 1888.

Citations

  1. [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 VIII, page 503. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


Lt.-Col. Lord William Leslie de la Poer Beresford, V.C.1

M, #105946, b. 20 July 1847, d. 28 December 1900
Last Edited=13 May 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lt.-Col. Lord William Leslie de la Poer Beresford, V.C. was born on 20 July 1847. He was the son of John de la Poer Beresford, 4th Marquess of Waterford and Christiana Leslie.1 He married Lillian Warren Price, daughter of Commodore Cicero Price, on 30 April 1895.1 He died on 28 December 1900 at age 53 at Deepdene, Dorking, Surrey, England, from perotinitis.1 He was buried on 3 January 1901 at Clonegarn, Curraghmore, County Limerick, Ireland.1
     He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Indian Empire (K.C.I.E.).2 He fought in the Zulu Wars in 1879.3 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 9th Lancers.3 He was decorated with the award of the Victoria Cross (V.C.) on 9 September 1879, for his actions on 3 July 1879.1,3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.1

Child of Lt.-Col. Lord William Leslie de la Poer Beresford, V.C.

Citations

  1. [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 VIII, page 503. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 1870. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage: The men behind the medal (London, U.K.: Pan Books, 2004), page 128. Hereinafter cited as Symbol of Courage.

John de la Poer Beresford, 4th Marquess of Waterford1

M, #105947, b. 27 April 1814, d. 6 November 1866
Last Edited=3 Dec 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
     John de la Poer Beresford, 4th Marquess of Waterford was born on 27 April 1814. He was the son of Henry de la Poer Beresford, 2nd Marquess of Waterford and Susanna Carpenter.2 He married Christiana Leslie, daughter of Colonel Charles Powell Leslie and Christiana Fosbery, on 20 February 1843.3 He died on 6 November 1866 at age 52.2
     He gained the title of 4th Marquess of Waterford in 1826.

Children of John de la Poer Beresford, 4th Marquess of Waterford and Christiana Leslie

Children of John de la Poer Beresford, 4th Marquess of Waterford

Citations

  1. [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 VIII, page 503. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XIII, page 210.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2306. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Charles Richard John Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough1

M, #105948, b. 13 November 1871, d. 30 June 1934
Last Edited=4 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.25%
     Sir Charles Richard John Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough was born on 13 November 1871 at Simla, India.1 He was the son of George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough and Lady Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton.1 He was baptised on 21 June 1872 at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London, England.1 He married, firstly, Consuelo Vanderbilt, daughter of William Kissam Vanderbilt and Alva Erskine Smith, on 6 November 1896 at St. Thomas's, Fifth Avenue, New York City, New York, U.S.A..1 He and Consuelo Vanderbilt were divorced in 1921.1 He married, secondly, Gladys Marie Deacon, daughter of Edward Parker Deacon, on 25 June 1921.2 He died on 30 June 1934 at age 62.2
     He was styled as Earl of Sunderland between 1871 and 1883.1 He was styled as Marquess of Blandford between 1883 and 1892.1 He was educated in 1884 at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He succeeded to the title of 13th Baron Spencer of Wormleighton [E., 1603] on 9 November 1892. He succeeded to the title of 9th Earl of Marlborough, co. Wilts [E., 1689] on 9 November 1892. He succeeded to the title of 9th Duke of Marlborough [E., 1702] on 9 November 1892.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Baron Churchill of Sandridge, co. Hertford [E., 1685] on 9 November 1892. He succeeded to the title of 9th Marquess of Blandford [E., 1702] on 9 November 1892. He succeeded to the title of 11th Earl of Sunderland [E., 1643] on 9 November 1892. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 2 February 1894.1 He held the office of Paymaster-General (Conservative) between 1899 and 1902.1 He gained the rank of Staff Captain in 1900 in the service of the Imperial Yeomanry, South Africa, serving as Assistant Military Secretary to Lord Roberts.1 He fought in the Boer War in 1900, where he was mentioned in despatches.2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 30 May 1902.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies between 1903 and 1905.1 He held the office of Mayor of Woodstock between 1907 and 1908.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1914 in the service of the General Staff.1 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1918.1 He held the office of Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Agriculture and Fisheries between 1917 and 1918.2 His marriage to Consuelo Vanderbilt was annulled on 19 August 1926 by the Vatican.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire.2

Children of Sir Charles Richard John Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough and Consuelo Vanderbilt

Citations

  1. [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 VIII, page 504. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 1870. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lady Eleanor Sinclair1

F, #105949, d. 21 March 1518/19
Last Edited=5 Oct 2012
     Lady Eleanor Sinclair was the daughter of William Sinclair, 1st Earl of Caithness and Marjory Sutherland.2,3 She married John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl, son of Sir James Stewart of Lorn and Lady Joan Beaufort, before 19 April 1475.3 She died on 21 March 1518/19.3 She was buried at Dunkeld Cathedral, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland.3
     As a result of her marriage, Lady Eleanor Sinclair was styled as Countess of Atholl before 19 April 1475. From before 19 April 1475, her married name became Stewart.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 644. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 230. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  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 I, page 313. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Susan Mary Hornby1

F, #105950, b. 19 October 1929
Last Edited=29 Oct 2007
John Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford and Susan Hornby
Wedding on 19 Oct 19512
     Susan Mary Hornby was born on 19 October 1929.3 She is the daughter of Michael Charles St. John Hornby and Nicolette Joan Ward.1 She married, firstly, John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough, son of Lt.-Col. John Albert Edward William Spencer-Churchill, 10th Duke of Marlborough and Hon. Alexandra Mary Hilda Cadogan, on 19 October 1951.1 She and John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough were divorced in 1961.1 She married, secondly, Alan Cyril Heber-Percy, son of Cyril Hugh Reginald Heber-Percy and Anne Garland, on 26 January 1962.
     As a result of her marriage, Susan Mary Hornby was styled as Marchioness of Blandford on 19 October 1951. From 19 October 1951, her married name became Spencer-Churchill. From 26 January 1962, her married name became Heber-Percy.

Child of Susan Mary Hornby and Alan Cyril Heber-Percy

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 1866. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S35] BLG1965 volume 1, page 395. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]