William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland1

M, #9611, b. 28 December 1857, d. 26 April 1943
Last Edited=28 Dec 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
     William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland was born on 28 December 1857.2 He was the son of Lt.-Gen. Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck and Elizabeth Sophia Hawkins-Whitshed.2 He married Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke, daughter of Thomas Yorke Dallas-Yorke, on 11 June 1889.2 He died on 26 April 1943 at age 85.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1877 in the service of the Coldstream Guards.2 He succeeded to the title of 6th Marquess of Titchfield, co. Southampton [G.B., 1716] on 6 December 1879.2 He succeeded to the title of 6th Duke of Portland [G.B., 1716] on 6 December 1879.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Baron of Cirencester, co. Gloucester [E., 1689] on 6 December 1879.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Portland, co. Dorset [E., 1689] on 6 December 1879.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Viscount Woodstock, co. Oxford [E., 1689] on 6 December 1879.2 He was Lieutenant-Colonel of the Honourable Artillery Company between 1881 and 1889.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1886.2 He held the office of Master of the Horse between 1886 and 1892.2 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in 1889 in the service of the 4th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Caithness between 1889 and 1919.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Bolsover, of Bolsover Castle, co. Derby [U.K., 1880] on 7 August 1893.1 He held the office of Master of the Horse between 1895 and 1905.2 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1896.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Nottimghamshire between 1898 and 1939.2 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1900.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Ayrshire.2 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cordon, Order of the Crown of Belgium.2 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cross, Order of the Charles III of Spain.2 He was decorated with the award of the Order of St. Sava of Serbia (1st Class).2 He was decorated with the award of the Royal Victorian Chain in 1932.2 He wrote the book Men, Women and Things (ASIN: B00086YMIW).2 He wrote the book The Red Deer of Longwell and Braemore.2 He wrote the book Memories of Racing and Hunting (ASIN: B000885ATU).2 He wrote the book Fifty Years and more of Sport in Scotland (ASIN: B00086B0OG).2 He was invested as a Bailiff Grand Cross, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (G.C.St.J.).2 He held the office of Chancellor of the Order of the Garter between 1937 and 1943.2 He held the office of Trustee of the British Museum.2

Children of William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland and Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke



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 II, page 210. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3184. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke1

F, #9612, b. 7 September 1863, d. 30 July 1954
Last Edited=17 Jun 2014
Winifred Dallas-Yorke
by Philip de Laszlo 2
     Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke was born on 7 September 1863.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Yorke Dallas-Yorke.1 She married William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland, son of Lt.-Gen. Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck and Elizabeth Sophia Hawkins-Whitshed, on 11 June 1889.1 She died on 30 July 1954 at age 90.1
      From 11 June 1889, her married name became Cavendish-Bentinck. As a result of her marriage, Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke was styled as Duchess of Portland on 11 June 1889. She held the office of Mistress of the Robes to HM Queen Alexandra between 1913 and 1925.1 She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Nottinghamshire.1 She was invested as a Dame Commander, Order of the British Empire (D.B.E.) in 1935.1 She was invested as a Dame of Justice, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (D.J.St.J.).1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3184. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

William Arthur Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland1

M, #9613, b. 16 March 1893, d. 21 March 1977
Last Edited=6 May 2011
William Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland 2
     William Arthur Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland was born on 16 March 1893.1 He was the son of William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland and Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke.1 He married Hon. Ivy Gordon-Lennox, daughter of Colonel Lord Algernon Charles Gordon-Lennox and Blanche Maynard, on 12 August 1915.3 He died on 21 March 1977 at age 84.4
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Horse Guards.1 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1916.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Unionist) for Newark between November 1922 and April 1943.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Caithness in 1926.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Caithness in 1927.1 He held the office of Assistant Whip in 1927.1 He held the office of Junior Lord of the Treasury between 1928 and 1929.1 He held the office of Junior Lord of the Treasury between August 1931 and November 1931.1 He held the office of Member of the Nottinghamshire County Council in 1932.1 He was Lieutenant-Colonel of the Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Territorial Army Reserve) between 1933 and 1936.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire between 1939 and 1962.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Viscount Woodstock, co. Oxford [E., 1689] on 26 April 1943.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Baron of Cirencester, co. Gloucester [E., 1689] on 26 April 1943.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Duke of Portland [G.B., 1716] on 26 April 1943.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Marquess of Titchfield, co. Southampton [G.B., 1716] on 26 April 1943.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Bolsover, of Bolsover Castle, co. Derby [U.K., 1880] on 26 April 1943.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Portland, co. Dorset [E., 1689] on 26 April 1943.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1948.1 He graduated from Nottingham University, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, in 1955 with a Doctor of Law (LL.D.).1 He held the office of Chancellor of Nottingham University in 1955.1 He was invested as a Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.).1

Children of William Arthur Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland and Hon. Ivy Gordon-Lennox

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3184. 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."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Hon. Ivy Gordon-Lennox1

F, #9614, b. 16 June 1887, d. 3 March 1982
Last Edited=10 Feb 2009
Consanguinity Index=0.12%
Ivy, Duchess of Portland 2
     Hon. Ivy Gordon-Lennox was born on 16 June 1887.1 She was the daughter of Colonel Lord Algernon Charles Gordon-Lennox and Blanche Maynard.1 She married William Arthur Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland, son of William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland and Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke, on 12 August 1915.1 She died on 3 March 1982 at age 94 at Welbeck Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, England.3
     She held the office of Maid-of-Honour to HM Queen Aleen Alexandra between 1912 and 1915.1 Her married name became Cavendish-Bentinck. As a result of her marriage, Hon. Ivy Gordon-Lennox was styled as Duchess of Portland on 26 April 1943. She was invested as a Dame Commander, Order of the British Empire (D.B.E.) in 1958.1

Children of Hon. Ivy Gordon-Lennox and William Arthur Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3336. 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."
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Alexandra Margaret Anne Cavendish-Bentinck1

F, #9615, b. 6 September 1916, d. 21 December 2008
Last Edited=6 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.2%
     Lady Alexandra Margaret Anne Cavendish-Bentinck was born on 6 September 1916.1 She was the daughter of William Arthur Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland and Hon. Ivy Gordon-Lennox.1 She died on 21 December 2008 at age 92.2
      Lady Alexandra Margaret Anne Cavendish-Bentinck usually went by her middle name of Anne.1 She was invested as a Companion, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (C.St.J.).1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3184. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK, 31 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.


Lady Victoria Alexandrina Violet Cavendish-Bentinck1

F, #9616, b. 27 February 1890, d. 8 May 1994
Last Edited=21 Nov 2012
     Lady Victoria Alexandrina Violet Cavendish-Bentinck was born on 27 February 1890.1 She was the daughter of William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland and Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke.1 She married Captain Michael John Erskine Wemyss of that Ilk, son of Randolph Gordon Erskine-Wemyss of Wemyss and Lady Lillian Mary Paulet, on 25 November 1918.2 She died on 8 May 1994 at age 104 at Wemyss Castle, Fife, Scotland.1
      Her married name became Erskine-Wemyss. She held the office of Extra Woman od the Bedchamber to HM Queen Elizabeth.1 She was invested as a Commander, Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) in 1953.1

Children of Lady Victoria Alexandrina Violet Cavendish-Bentinck and Captain Michael John Erskine Wemyss of that Ilk

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3184. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Captain Michael John Erskine Wemyss of that Ilk1

M, #9617, b. 8 March 1888, d. 1982
Last Edited=21 Nov 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Captain Michael John Erskine Wemyss of that Ilk was born on 8 March 1888.2 He was the son of Randolph Gordon Erskine-Wemyss of Wemyss and Lady Lillian Mary Paulet. He married Lady Victoria Alexandrina Violet Cavendish-Bentinck, daughter of William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland and Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke, on 25 November 1918.2 He died in 1982.2
      Court 1910 confirmed Chief of the name of Wemyss by Lyon.2 He was Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) Fife 1936.2 He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.).2 He was Captain Royal Horse Guards WW I (wounded).2 He lived at Wemyss Castle, Fife, Scotland.

Children of Captain Michael John Erskine Wemyss of that Ilk and Lady Victoria Alexandrina Violet Cavendish-Bentinck

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3184. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William George Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck1

M, #9618, b. 26 August 1856, d. 13 November 1948
Last Edited=8 Feb 2009
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     William George Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck was born on 26 August 1856.1 He was the son of Rt. Hon. George Augustus Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck and Prudentia Penelope Leslie.1 He married Ruth Mary St. Maur, daughter of Edward Adolphus Ferdinand St. Maur, Earl St. Maur and Rosina Elizabeth Swan, on 8 August 1887.1 He died on 13 November 1948 at age 92.1
     He was educated at Westminster School, Westminster, London, England.1 He held the office of Trustee of the British Museum.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1878 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1879 entitled to practice as a barrister.1 He was Secretary of the Royal Commission on Education between 1886 and 1888.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry Cavalry.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Society of Antiquaries (F.S.A.).1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Dorset.1

Children of William George Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck and Ruth Mary St. Maur

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3185. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Ferdinand William Cavendish-Bentinck, 8th Duke of Portland1

M, #9619, b. 4 July 1888, d. 13 December 1980
Last Edited=4 Apr 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Ferdinand Cavendish-Bentinck, 8th Duke of Portland 2
     Ferdinand William Cavendish-Bentinck, 8th Duke of Portland was born on 4 July 1888.1 He was the son of William George Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck and Ruth Mary St. Maur.1 He married, firstly, Wentworth Frances Hope Johnstone, daughter of William James Hope Johnstone and Emily Mary Baillie, on 9 May 1912.3 He and Wentworth Frances Hope Johnstone were divorced in 1950.1 He married, secondly, Gwyneth Ethel Edward, daughter of John Wesley Edward, on 21 September 1950.1 He died on 13 December 1980 at age 92.4
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches and was wounded.1 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the King's Royal Rifle Corps.1 He was commander of the company of cadets from the Royal Military College in 1917.1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1 He was decorated with the award of the Officer, Order of the Crown of Belgium.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1941.1 He held the office of Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources [Kenya] between 1945 and 1945.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1956.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Earl of Portland, co. Dorset [E., 1689] on 21 March 1977.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Marquess of Titchfield, co. Southampton [G.B., 1716] on 21 March 1977.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Duke of Portland [G.B., 1716] on 21 March 1977.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Viscount Woodstock, co. Oxford [E., 1689] on 21 March 1977.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Bolsover, of Bolsover Castle, co. Derby [U.K., 1880] on 21 March 1977.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Baron of Cirencester, co. Gloucester [E., 1689] on 21 March 1977.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3185. 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."
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 82. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Wentworth Frances Hope Johnstone1

F, #9620, b. 18 February 1882, d. 25 June 1964
Last Edited=8 Feb 2009
     Wentworth Frances Hope Johnstone was born on 18 February 1882.1 She was the daughter of William James Hope Johnstone and Emily Mary Baillie.1 She married Ferdinand William Cavendish-Bentinck, 8th Duke of Portland, son of William George Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck and Ruth Mary St. Maur, on 9 May 1912.1 She and Ferdinand William Cavendish-Bentinck, 8th Duke of Portland were divorced in 1950.2 She died on 25 June 1964 at age 82.2
      Her married name became Cavendish-Bentinck.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 82. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3185. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]