Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster

M, #27661, b. 6 May 1892, d. 8 March 1976
Last Edited=29 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
Edward Fitzgerald, 7th Duke of Leinster 1
     Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster was born on 6 May 1892.2 He was the son of Gerald FitzGerald, 5th Duke of Leinster and Lady Hermione Wilhelmina Duncombe. He married, firstly, May Etheridge, daughter of Jesse Etheridge, on 12 June 1913.2 He and May Etheridge were divorced in 1930 at Scotland.2 He married, secondly, Agnes Raffaelle Kennedy, daughter of Robert Davidson Kennedy, on 1 December 1932.2 He and Agnes Raffaelle Kennedy were divorced in 1946.2 He married, thirdly, Jessie Smither, daughter of Alfred John Smither and Jessie Henrietta Pococke, on 11 March 1946.2 He married, fourthly, Vivienne Irene Felton, daughter of Thomas Albert Felton, on 12 May 1965.2 He died on 8 March 1976 at age 83, by suicide, from an overdose of nembutal.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the 8th Services Battalion, West Riding Regiment.2 He fought in the First World War, where he was wounded.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Irish Guards.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Marquess of Kildare [I., 1761] on 4 February 1922.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Duke of Leinster [I., 1766] on 4 February 1922.2 He succeeded to the title of 12th Baron Offaly [I., 1599] on 4 February 1922.2 He succeeded to the title of 26th Earl of Kildare [I., 1316] on 4 February 1922.2 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Kildare of Kildare, co. Kildare [U.K., 1870] on 4 February 1922.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Viscount Leinster of Taplow, co. Buckingham [G.B., 1747] on 4 February 1922.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Offaly [I., 1761] on 4 February 1922.2 He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1942.2

Child of Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster and May Etheridge

Child of Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster and Yvonne Denison Percy Probyn


Citations

  1. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2300. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Alfred John Smither1,2

M, #27662
Last Edited=25 Jul 2007
     Alfred John Smither married Jessie Henrietta Pococke in January 1881 at Greenwich, London, England.3
     He was a servant at the Temple.1

Child of Alfred John Smither and Jessie Henrietta Pococke

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 III, page 210. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 790. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S2377] Terry Smithers, "re: Terry Smithers," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 25 July 2007. Hereinafter cited as "Smithers, Terry."

May Etheridge1

F, #27663, d. 11 February 1935
Last Edited=11 Jan 2010
May, Duchess of Leinster 2
     May Etheridge was the daughter of Jesse Etheridge.1 She married Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster, son of Gerald FitzGerald, 5th Duke of Leinster and Lady Hermione Wilhelmina Duncombe, on 12 June 1913.1 She and Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster were divorced in 1930 at Scotland.1 She died on 11 February 1935.1
     She was an actress on the London Stage.4 May Etheridge also went by the nick-name of 'Pink Pajama Girl'.4 Her married name became FitzGerald. As a result of her marriage, May Etheridge was styled as Duchess of Leinster on 4 February 1922.

Child of May Etheridge and Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2300. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  4. [S1170] Pam Anderson, "re: Jesse Etheridge," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 20 September 2004. Hereinafter cited as "re: Jesse Etheridge."
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Agnes Raffaelle Kennedy1

F, #27664, d. 1993
Last Edited=1 May 2009
Rafaella, Duchess of Leinster 2
     Agnes Raffaelle Kennedy was the daughter of Robert Davidson Kennedy.1 She married, firstly, Clare Van Neck before 1932.1 She married, secondly, Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster, son of Gerald FitzGerald, 5th Duke of Leinster and Lady Hermione Wilhelmina Duncombe, on 1 December 1932.1 She and Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster were divorced in 1946.1 She died in 1993.1
      Agnes Raffaelle Kennedy usually went by her middle name of Raffaelle.1 From before 1932, her married name became Van Neck.1 From 1 December 1932, her married name became FitzGerald. She succeeded to the title of Duchess of Leinster on 1 December 1932.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2300. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."

Robert Davidson Kennedy1

M, #27665
Last Edited=1 May 2009

Child of Robert Davidson Kennedy

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2300. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Colonel Louis Franck1

M, #27666
Last Edited=18 Oct 2003
     Colonel Louis Franck lived at Gstaad, Switzerland.1 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.).1

Child of Colonel Louis Franck

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 120. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Maurice FitzGerald, 6th Duke of Leinster

M, #27667, b. 1 March 1887, d. 4 February 1922
Last Edited=29 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Maurice FitzGerald, 6th Duke of Leinster was born on 1 March 1887.1 He was the son of Gerald FitzGerald, 5th Duke of Leinster and Lady Hermione Wilhelmina Duncombe. He died on 4 February 1922 at age 34 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, unmarried.1
     He succeeded to the title of 25th Earl of Kildare [I., 1316] on 1 December 1893.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Baron Offaly [I., 1599] on 1 December 1893.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Kildare of Kildare, co. Kildare [U.K., 1870] on 1 December 1893.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Marquess of Kildare [I., 1761] on 1 December 1893.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Duke of Leinster [I., 1766] on 1 December 1893.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Viscount Leinster of Taplow, co. Buckingham [G.B., 1747] on 1 December 1893.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Offaly [I., 1761] on 1 December 1893.1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2300. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Major Lord Desmond FitzGerald1

M, #27668, b. 21 September 1888, d. 3 March 1916
Last Edited=29 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Major Lord Desmond FitzGerald was born on 21 September 1888.1 He was the son of Gerald FitzGerald, 5th Duke of Leinster and Lady Hermione Wilhelmina Duncombe.1 He died on 3 March 1916 at age 27 at France, killed on active service.1
     He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Irish Guards.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches and was wounded twice.1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2300. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Adine Eliza Anne Cowper1

F, #27669, b. circa 1840, d. 20 October 1868
Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Adine Eliza Anne Cowper was born circa 1840. She was the daughter of George Augustus Frederick Cowper, 6th Earl Cowper and Anne Florence Weddell, Baroness Lucas.1 She married Hon. Julian Henry Charles Fane, son of General John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland and Lady Priscilla Anne Wellesley-Pole, on 29 September 1866.1 She died on 20 October 1868.1
      Her married name became Fane.

Children of Lady Adine Eliza Anne Cowper and Hon. Julian Henry Charles Fane

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 87. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4139. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Hon. Anne Eugenia Baring1

F, #27670, b. circa 1805, d. 8 March 1839
Last Edited=6 Jan 2013
     Hon. Anne Eugenia Baring was born circa 1805.2 She was the daughter of Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton and Anne Louise Bingham.1 She married Humphrey St. John-Mildmay, son of Sir Henry Paulet St. John-Mildmay, 3rd Bt. and Jane Mildmay, on 27 September 1823.1 She died on 8 March 1839, killed when her clothing caught fire.1,3
      Her married name became St. John-Mildmay.

Children of Hon. Anne Eugenia Baring and Humphrey St. John-Mildmay

Citations

  1. [S1457] Paul W. Harding, "re: British Admirals-Age of Nelson," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 10 September 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Age of Nelson."
  2. [S218] Unknown author, "Obituaries", Gentleman's Magazine : 1853. Hereinafter cited as "Obituaries."
  3. [S218] Unknown author, "Obituaries", May 1839, page 559.
  4. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]