Hugh Rupert Courtenay, 18th Earl of Devon1

M, #9101, b. 5 May 1942
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Hugh Rupert Courtenay, 18th Earl of Devon was born on 5 May 1942.1 He is the son of Charles Christopher Courtenay, 17th Earl of Devon and Sybil Venetia Taylor.1 He married Dianna Frances Watherston, daughter of Jack G. Watherston, on 9 September 1967.1
     He was educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 He graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1964 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1972 in the service of the Royal Devon Yeomanry.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Devon in 1991.1 He succeeded to the title of 18th Earl of Devon [E., 1553] on 19 November 1998.1 He succeeded to the title of 14th Baronet Courtenay [E., 1645] on 19 November 1998.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the Royal Devon Yeomanry.1 He was registered as a Associate, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (A.R.I.C.S.).1 He held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Devon in 2002.1 He lived in 2003 at Powderham Castle, Powderham, Devon, England.1

Children of Hugh Rupert Courtenay, 18th Earl of Devon and Dianna Frances Watherston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1121. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Reverend Frederick Leslie Courtenay, 16th Earl of Devon1

M, #9102, b. 31 August 1875, d. 10 June 1935
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.39%
     Reverend Frederick Leslie Courtenay, 16th Earl of Devon was born on 31 August 1875.1 He was the son of Henry Reginald Courtenay, Lord Courtenay and Lady Evelyn Pepys.1 He married Marguerite Silva, daughter of John Silva, on 9 January 1907.1 He died on 10 June 1935 at age 59.1
     He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the service of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Devonshire Regiment.1 He was educated at Exeter College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was the Rector between 1907 and 1935 at Honiton, Devon, England.1 He held the office of Rural Dean of Honiton between 1928 and 1933.1 He held the office of Mayor of Honiton between 1929 and 1933.1 He was the Rector at Powderham, Devon, England. He succeeded to the title of 16th Earl of Devon [E., 1553] on 8 February 1935.1 He succeeded to the title of 12th Baronet Courtenay [E., 1645] on 8 February 1935.1

Children of Reverend Frederick Leslie Courtenay, 16th Earl of Devon and Marguerite Silva

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Henry Reginald Courtenay, Lord Courtenay1

M, #9103, b. 20 January 1836, d. 27 May 1898
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.58%
     Henry Reginald Courtenay, Lord Courtenay was born on 20 January 1836.2 He was the son of Reverend Henry Hugh Courtenay, 13th Earl of Devon and Lady Anna Maria Leslie.1,2 He married Lady Evelyn Pepys, daughter of Charles Christopher Pepys, 1st Earl of Cottenham and Caroline Elizabeth Wingfield, on 12 June 1862.1,2 He died on 27 May 1898 at age 62.1,2 He was buried on 1 June 1898.
     He was educated at Westminster School, Westminster, London, England.2 He graduated from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1859 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1864 entitled to practice as a barrister.2 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the Royal Devon Yeomanry Cavalry.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Devon.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Devon.2 He was styled as Lord Courtenay between 1891 and 1898.2

Children of Henry Reginald Courtenay, Lord Courtenay and Lady Evelyn Pepys

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 911. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Evelyn Pepys1

F, #9104, b. 19 January 1839, d. 7 October 1910
Last Edited=18 Feb 2011
     Lady Evelyn Pepys was born on 19 January 1839. She was the daughter of Charles Christopher Pepys, 1st Earl of Cottenham and Caroline Elizabeth Wingfield.2 She married Henry Reginald Courtenay, Lord Courtenay, son of Reverend Henry Hugh Courtenay, 13th Earl of Devon and Lady Anna Maria Leslie, on 12 June 1862.1,2 She died on 7 October 1910 at age 71.1
      Her married name became Courtenay.

Children of Lady Evelyn Pepys and Henry Reginald Courtenay, Lord Courtenay

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 911. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Reverend Henry Hugh Courtenay, 15th Earl of Devon1

M, #9105, b. 1 August 1872, d. 8 February 1935
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.39%
     Reverend Henry Hugh Courtenay, 15th Earl of Devon was born on 1 August 1872.1 He was the son of Henry Reginald Courtenay, Lord Courtenay and Lady Evelyn Pepys.1 He died on 8 February 1935 at age 62, unmarried.1
     He was the Rector between 1904 and 1927 at Powderham, Devon, England.1 He succeeded to the title of 15th Earl of Devon [E., 1553] on 4 February 1927.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Baronet Courtenay [E., 1645] on 4 February 1927.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Reverend Henry Hugh Courtenay, 13th Earl of Devon1

M, #9106, b. 15 July 1811, d. 29 January 1904
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Reverend Henry Hugh Courtenay, 13th Earl of Devon was born on 15 July 1811.1 He was the son of William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon and Henrietta Leslie Pepys.1 He was baptised on 14 August 1811. He married Lady Anna Maria Leslie, daughter of George Leslie and Henrietta Anne Glanville, Countess of Rothes, on 6 January 1835. He died on 29 January 1904 at age 92.1
     He was educated at Westminster School, Westminster, London, England.1 He graduated from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1833 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He graduated from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1844 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He was the Rector between 1845 and 1877 at Mamhead, Devon, England.1 He held the office of Prebendary of Exeter between 1876 and 1904.1 He was the Rector between 1877 and 1904 at Powderham, Devon, England.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Baronet Courtenay [E., 1645] on 15 January 1891.1 He succeeded to the title of 13th Earl of Devon [E., 1553] on 15 January 1891.1

Children of Reverend Henry Hugh Courtenay, 13th Earl of Devon and Lady Anna Maria Leslie

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon1

M, #9107, b. 19 June 1777, d. 19 March 1859
Last Edited=7 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon was born on 19 June 1777.1 He was the son of Rt. Rev. Henry Reginald Courtenay and Lady Elizabeth Howard.1 He married, firstly, Henrietta Leslie Pepys, daughter of Sir Lucas Pepys, 1st Bt. and Jane Elizabeth Leslie, Countess of Rothes, on 29 November 1804.2,1 He married, secondly, Elizabeth Ruth Middleton Scott, daughter of Reverend John Middleton Scott and Lady Arabella Barbara Brabazon, on 30 January 1849.1 He died on 19 March 1859 at age 81.1 He was buried on 26 March 1859.
     He was educated at Westminster School, Westminster, London, England.1 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1798 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1799 entitled to practice as a barrister.1 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1801 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He held the office of Commissioner of Bankrupts between 1802 and 1817.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Exeter between 1812 and 1826.1 He held the office of Master in Chancery between 1817 and 1826.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Baronet Courtenay [E., 1645] on 26 May 1835.1 He succeeded to the title of 10th Earl of Devon [E., 1553] on 26 May 1835.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1837.1 He held the office of High Steward of Oxford University between 1838 and 1859.1 He held the office of Ecclesiastical Commissioner between 1842 and 1850.1

Children of William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon and Henrietta Leslie Pepys

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Henrietta Leslie Pepys1

F, #9108, b. 1 June 1777, d. 16 December 1839
Last Edited=18 Feb 2011
     Henrietta Leslie Pepys was born on 1 June 1777. She was the daughter of Sir Lucas Pepys, 1st Bt. and Jane Elizabeth Leslie, Countess of Rothes.2 She married William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon, son of Rt. Rev. Henry Reginald Courtenay and Lady Elizabeth Howard, on 29 November 1804.1,2 She died on 16 December 1839 at age 62.1 She was buried on 28 December 1839.
      Her married name became Courtenay. As a result of her marriage, Henrietta Leslie Pepys was styled as Countess of Devon on 26 May 1835.

Children of Henrietta Leslie Pepys and William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 909. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Jean Ker1

F, #9109
Last Edited=31 Dec 2009
Consanguinity Index=1.05%
     Jean Ker was the daughter of Henry Ker, Lord Ker and Lady Margaret Hay.1 A contract for the marriage of Jean Ker and William Ker, 2nd Earl of Roxburghe was signed on 17 May 1655.
      Her married name became Drummond.

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 I, page 378. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 99.

Jane Drummond

F, #9110, b. 1578, d. 7 October 1643
Last Edited=2 Jan 2005
Consanguinity Index=0.71%
     Jane Drummond was born in 1578.1 She was the daughter of Patrick Drummond, 3rd Lord Drummond and Lady Elizabeth Lindsay. She married Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburghe, son of Sir William Ker of Cessford, on 10 January 1614. She died on 7 October 1643.1
     She was also known as Jean Drummond.1 Her married name became Kerr.

Child of Jane Drummond and Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburghe

Citations

  1. [S1224] Derek Hughes, "re: 1st Lord Drummond," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 22 December 2004, 13 February 2005 and 2 March 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: 1st Lord Drummond."