Lt.-Col. Chichester Fortescue1

M, #206031, b. 12 August 1777, d. 25 November 1826
Last Edited=30 Nov 2013
     Lt.-Col. Chichester Fortescue was born on 12 August 1777.1 He was the son of Thomas Fortescue and Mary Nicholson.1 He married Martha Angel Hobson, daughter of Samuel Meade Hobson, on 10 August 1809.1 He died on 25 November 1826 at age 49.1
     He held the office of High Sheriff of County Louth in 1800.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Hillsborough.1 He lived at Dromisken, County Louth, Ireland.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Chichester Fortescue and Martha Angel Hobson

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 54. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Harriet Fortescue1

F, #206032, d. 20 January 1816
Last Edited=24 Jan 2009
     Harriet Fortescue was the daughter of Thomas Fortescue and Mary Nicholson.1 She married Rt. Hon. George Knox, son of Thomas Knox, 1st Viscount Northland of Dungannon and Hon. Anne Vesey, on 12 November 1812.1 She died on 20 January 1816.2
      From 12 November 1812, her married name became Knox.1

Children of Harriet Fortescue and Rt. Hon. George Knox

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 54. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3272. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Rt. Hon. George Knox1

M, #206033, b. 14 January 1765, d. 13 June 1827
Last Edited=7 May 2011
     Rt. Hon. George Knox was born on 14 January 1765.2 He was the son of Thomas Knox, 1st Viscount Northland of Dungannon and Hon. Anne Vesey.2 He married, firstly, Anne Staples, daughter of Sir Robert Staples, 7th Bt. and Hon. Jane Vesey, on 27 January 1805.2 He married, secondly, Harriet Fortescue, daughter of Thomas Fortescue and Mary Nicholson, on 12 November 1812.3 He died on 13 June 1827 at age 62.2
     He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.).1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.).2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.).2

Children of Rt. Hon. George Knox and Anne Staples

Children of Rt. Hon. George Knox and Harriet Fortescue

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3722. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 54. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Thomas Knox, 1st Viscount Northland of Dungannon1

M, #206034, b. 20 April 1729, d. 5 November 1818
Last Edited=7 May 2011
     Thomas Knox, 1st Viscount Northland of Dungannon was born on 20 April 1729.1 He was the son of Thomas Knox and Hester Echlin.2 He married Hon. Anne Vesey, daughter of John Denny Vesey, 1st Baron Knapton and Elizabeth Brownlow, on 23 August 1753.2 He died on 5 November 1818 at age 89.1
     He held the office of Governor of County Tyrone.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Dungannon between 1755 and 1781.1 He was created 1st Baron Welles of Dungannon, co. Tyrone [Ireland] on 8 January 1781.1 He was created 1st Viscount Northland of Dungannon, co. Tyrone [Ireland] on 5 July 1791.1 He held the office of Representative Peer [Ireland] between 1800 and 1818.1

Children of Thomas Knox, 1st Viscount Northland of Dungannon and Hon. Anne Vesey

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3270. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S1438] Sir William Arbuthnot, "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 29 August 2005 to 19 October 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families."

Hon. Anne Vesey1

F, #206035, d. 14 October 1803
Last Edited=6 Mar 2011
     Hon. Anne Vesey was the daughter of John Denny Vesey, 1st Baron Knapton and Elizabeth Brownlow.2 She married Thomas Knox, 1st Viscount Northland of Dungannon, son of Thomas Knox and Hester Echlin, on 23 August 1753.2 She died on 14 October 1803.1 She was also reported to have died on 21 October 1803.2
      From 23 August 1753, her married name became Knox.1 As a result of her marriage, Hon. Anne Vesey was styled as Baroness Welles of Dungannon on 7 January 1781. As a result of her marriage, Hon. Anne Vesey was styled as Viscountess Northland of Dungannon on 5 July 1791.

Children of Hon. Anne Vesey and Thomas Knox, 1st Viscount Northland of Dungannon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3270. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


John Denny Vesey, 1st Baron Knapton1

M, #206036, d. 25 July 1761
Last Edited=6 Mar 2011
     John Denny Vesey, 1st Baron Knapton was the son of Rt. Rev. Sir Thomas Vesey, 1st Bt. and Mary Muschamp.2,1 He married Elizabeth Brownlow, daughter of William Brownlow, in 1732.1 He died on 25 July 1761.1
     He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Vesey [I., 1698] on 6 August 1730.1 He was created 1st Baron Knapton, of Queen's County [Ireland] on 10 April 1750.1

Children of John Denny Vesey, 1st Baron Knapton and Elizabeth Brownlow

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1117. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Martha Angel Hobson1

F, #206037
Last Edited=30 Nov 2013
     Martha Angel Hobson is the daughter of Samuel Meade Hobson.1 She married Lt.-Col. Chichester Fortescue, son of Thomas Fortescue and Mary Nicholson, on 10 August 1809.1
      From 10 August 1809, her married name became Fortescue.1

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 54. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Samuel Meade Hobson1

M, #206038
Last Edited=2 Jun 2012
     Samuel Meade Hobson was a practising Barrister-at-Law.1 He lived at Muchridge House, County Cork, Ireland.1

Children of Samuel Meade Hobson

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 54. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Thomas Fortescue, 1st Baron Clermont of Dromisken1

M, #206039, b. 9 March 1815, d. 29 July 1887
Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
     Thomas Fortescue, 1st Baron Clermont of Dromisken was born on 9 March 1815.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Chichester Fortescue and Martha Angel Hobson.1 He married Lady Louisa Grace Butler, daughter of James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde and Grace Louisa Staples, on 26 September 1840 at Marylebone Church, Marylebone, London, England.1,2 He died on 29 July 1887 at age 72 at Ravensdale Park, County Louth, Ireland, without issue.1,2 He was buried at Jonesborough Church, Jonesborough, County Louth, Ireland.2
     He graduated from Exeter College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1833 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He matriculated at Exeter College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 9 May 1833.2 On 22 August 1833 he succeeded his 4th cousin, Sir H. J. Goodricke, Bt., to the estate of Ravensdale Park.2 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Louth in 1839.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for County Louth between 1840 and 1841.1 He was created 1st Baron Clermont of Dromisken, co. Louth [Ireland] on 11 February 1852, with a special remainder to his brother.1 He was created 1st Baron Clermont of Clermont Park, co. Louth [U.K.] on 2 May 1866.1
     On his death, the U.K. barony of Clermont became extinct.2

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 54. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  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 III, page 278. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Lady Louisa Grace Butler1

F, #206040, b. 18 July 1816, d. 8 November 1896
Last Edited=5 Apr 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Louisa Grace Butler was born on 18 July 1816.2 She was the daughter of James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde and Grace Louisa Staples.1,2 She married Thomas Fortescue, 1st Baron Clermont of Dromisken, son of Lt.-Col. Chichester Fortescue and Martha Angel Hobson, on 26 September 1840 at Marylebone Church, Marylebone, London, England.1,2 She died on 8 November 1896 at age 80 at Ravensdale Park, County Louth, Ireland.1,2
      From 26 September 1840, her married name became Fortescue.1 As a result of her marriage, Lady Louisa Grace Butler was styled as Baroness Clermont of Dromisken on 11 February 1852.

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 54. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  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 III, page 278. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.