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ge was dissolved in 1901 ; 2ndly Feb. 2nd, 1905, H.3.H. Princess Eleanore
Ernestine Marie, dau. of H.S.H. the late Prince Hermann of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, and has 2 sons.
t. PRINCE FREDERICK WILLIAM AUOUSTUS VICTOR LEOPOLD LOITIS, b. Oct. 7th, 1870;
d. May 29th, 1873.

6. PRINCESS VICTORIA ALIX HELENA LOUISE BEATRICE (ALEXANDRA FEODOROTNA),

V.A. ; 6. June 6th, 1872 ; m. Nov. 26th, 1894, H.I.M. the ex-Tsar Nicholas 11. of Russia, K.G., G.C.B.,
an Hon. Adm. of the Fleet and Ool.-in-Ohief of the 2nd Dragoons ( R. Scots Greys), who had the
R. Victorian Chain, and who was shot by the Bolsheviks on or about July 17, 1918, with his
wife, son and 4 daus.

7. PRINCESS MARIE VICTORIA FEODORE LEOPOLDINE, b. May 24th, 1874 ; rf. Nov. 16th, 1878.

3. PRINCE ALFRKD ERNEST ALBEBT, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Edin-

burgh, K.G., K.T., K.P., G.C.B., G.C.S.I., G.C.M.G., G.C.I.E., G.C.V.O., an Adm. of the
Fleet, Personal Naval A.D.C. to H.M. Queen Victoria, and Col.-in-Chief of the R. Marines ;
b. Aug. 6th, 1844; d. July 20th, 1900, having m. Jan. 23rd, 1874, H.I.H. the Grand
Duchess Marie Alexandrovna, V.A., C.I., a Lady of Justice of the Order of St. John of
.Terusalem, only dau. of H.I.M. Alexander II., Tsar of Russia, and had issue —

1. PRINCE ALFRED ALEXANDER WILLIAM ERNEST ALBERT, E.G., a Knight of the Black

Eagle of Pnissia, and Capt. 2nd Vol. Batt. Devonshire Regt. ■ b. Oct. 15th, 1874 ; d. Feb. 6th, 1899.

2. PRINCESS MARIE ALEXANDRA VICTORIA, V.A., C.I. ; b. Oct. 29th, 1875 ; m. Jan. 10th, 1893,

H.M. Ferdinand Victor Albert Mainrad.King (Ferdinand I.) of Rumania, G.C.B., and has 2 sons and

3. PRINCESS VICTORIA MELITA (VICTORIA FEODOROVNA), V.A., O.L ; b. Nov. 26th, 1876; m

l8t April 19th, 1894 (marriage dissolved 1901), H.R.H. Ernest Louis Charles Albert WUIiam,
formerly Reigning Grand Duke of Hesse (irhom see ante) ; 2ndly Oct. 8th, 1906, H.I.H. the Grand
Duke Cyril Vladimirovitch. of Russia, and has 2 daus.

4. PRINCESS ALEXANDRA LOUISE OLGA VICTORIA, V.A., C.I. ; 6. Sep. 1st, 1878 ; m. April 20th,

1896, H.H. Ernest Guillaume Frederic Charles Maximilien, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and
has a son and 3 daus.

5. PRINCESS BEATRICE LEOPOLDINE VICTORIA, V.A. ; b. April 20th, 1884 ; m. July 16th, 1909,

Prince Alfonso d'Orlians-Bourbon, son of Prince Antoine of Orleans, Duoa di Galliera, Infante of
Spain, and has 3 sons.

4. PRINCESS HELENA AUGUSTA VICTORIA, G.B.E., V.A., C.I., a Lady of the R. Red

Cross, and a Lady of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem ; b. May 25th, 1846 ;
TO. July 5th, 1866, Gen. H.R.H. Prince Frederick Christian Charles Augustus of Schleswig-
Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, K.G., G.C.V.O., P.C, D.C.L., High Steward of
Windsor, Ranger of Windsor Great Park, a Bencher of the Inner Temple, a Knight
of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Personal A.D.C. to King George V.,
late Personal A.D.C. to T.M. King Edward VIL and Queen Victoria, Hon. Col. 4th Batt.
R. Berkshire Regt., V.D., and formerly Col.-Gen. in the Prussian Army, who had the
R. Victorian Chain, and who d. Oct. 28th, 1917, and has had issue —

1. PRINCE CHRISTIAN VICTOR ALBERT LUDWIO ERNEST ANTON, G.C.B., Brevet Major King's

E. Rifle Corps ; previously Lieut. 1st Vol. Batt. R. Berkshire Regt. ; educated at Wellington Coll.
and at Magdalen Coll., Oxford ; b. April 14th, 1867 ; d. Oct. 29th, 1900.

2. PRINCE ALBERT JOHN CHARLES FREDERIC ALFRED GbIORGE, formerly in the German

Army ; has the Order of the Black Eagle of Prussia ; educated at Charterhouse ; b. Feb. 26th, 1869.

3. PRINCESS VICTORIA LOUISE SOPHIE AUGUSTA AMELIA HELENA, G.B.E., V.A., C.I.,

R.R.O.. a Lady of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem ; b. May 3rd, 1870.

4. PRINCESS FRANZISKAJOSEPHA LOUISE AUGUSTA MARIE CHRISTIANA HELENA, G.B.B.,

V.A., C.I., an Hon. Lady of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem; 6. Aug. 12th, 1872 ; m.
July 6th, 1891, H.H. Prince Aribert Joseph Alexander of Anhalt, which marriage was dissolved
in 1900.

5. PRINCE FREDERICK CHRISTIAN AUOUSTUS LEOPOLD EDWARD HAROLD, b. 12th, d. 20th

May, 1876.

5. PRINCESS LOUISE CAROLINE ALBERTA, G.B.E., V.A., C.X., a Lady of the R. Red

Cross, a Lady of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Col.-in-Chief of
Princess Louise's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, and Hon. LL.D. Glasgow
Univ. 1904; has the Russian Order of St. Catherine; b. March 18th, 1848; m.
March 2l8t, 1871, John Douglas Sutherland, 9th Duke of Argyll, K.G., K.T., G.C.M.G.,
Q.C.V.O., P.O., who had the R. Victorian Chain and who d. s. p. May 2nd, 1914.



i THE KING AND THE SOTAL FAMILY.

6. PRINCE ARTHUR WILLIAM PATRICK ALBERT, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn,

K.G., &c. {whom see); b. May 1st, 1850; m. March 13th, 1879, H.R.H. Princess Louise
Margaret Alexandra Victoria Agnes of Prussia, V.A., C.I., a Lady of Justice of the Order
of St. John of Jerusalem, who d. March 14th, 1917, 3rd dau. of H.R.H. the late Prince
Frederick Charles of Prussia, G.C.B., and has issue —

1. PRINCESS MARGARET VICTORIA AUGUSTA CHARLOTTE NORAH, V.A., a Lady of Justice of

the Order of St. John of Jerusalem : b. Jan. 16th, 1882 ; m. June ]6th, 1906, H.E.H. (Oscar Frederick
WilUam Olaf) Gustavus Adolphus, Crown Prince of Sweden and Duke of Skine, Q.C.B., G.O.V.O.,
and has 4 sons and a dau.

2. PEINCE ARTHUR EKEDERICK PATRICK ALBERT, K.G., K.T„ &c. {nhom see nnder Connaught

and Strathearn, H.R.H. the Duke of); b. Jan. 18th, 1883; m. Oct. 16th, 1913, H.H. Princess
Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise, 2nd Duchess of Fife (whom see), and has a son.

3. LADY VICTORIA PATRICIA HELENA ELIZABETH, C.I., a Lady of Justice of the Order of

St. John of Jerusalem and Hon. Col.-in-Chlef of Princess Patricia's Canadian L.I. Batt. ; b.
March 17th, 1886; m. Feb. 27th, 1919, Capt. the Hon. Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay,
D.S.O., R.N. (3rd son of John WiUiam, 13th Earl of DaUiousie), and relinquished the style of Royal
Highness and the title of Princess on her marriage.

7. PRINCE LEOPOLD GEORGE DUNCAN ALBERT, Duke of Albany, K.G., K.T.,

G.CS.I., G.C.M.G., P.C, a Col. in the Army; b. April 7th, 1853; £?. March 28th, 1884,
having ?n. April 27th, 1882, H.R.H. Princess Helen Frederica Augusta, V.A., C.I., a Lady
of the R. Red Cross, and a Lady of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem,
4th dau. of H.S.H. the late George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, G.C.B., and
had issue —

1. PRINCESS ALICE MARY VICTORIA AUGUSTA PAULINE, V.A., a Lady of Justice of the

Order of St. John of Jerusalem : 6. Feb. 25th, 1883 ; m. Feb. 10th, 1904, Alexander Augustus
Frederick William Alfred George,lst Earl of Athlone, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., C.M.G., D.S.O. (irAom see),
and has a son and a dau.

2. PEINCE LEOPOLD CHARLES EDWARD GEORGE ALBERT, formerly 2na Duke (deprived of

the title 1919), and Duke of Saxe-Cohurg and Gotha ; b. (posthumous) and s. July 19tli, 1884;
m. Oct. nth, 1905, H.H. Princess Victoria Adelaide Helena Louise Marie Frederika, eldest dau. of
H.H. Prince Frederick Ferdinand George Christian Charles WilUam, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-
Sonderburg-Gliicksburg, and has 2 sons and 2 daus.

8. PRINCESS BEATRICE MARY VICTORIA FEODORE, G.B.E., V.A., C.I., Governor and

Capt. of the Isle of Wight, Governor of Carisbrooke Castle, a Lady of the R. Red
Cross, and a Lady of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerufelem ; has the Russian
Order of St. Catherine ; h. April 14th, 1867; in. .Inly 23rd, 1885, H.R.H. Prince Henry
Maurice of Battenberg, K.G., a Col. in the Army, Hon. Col. Isle of Wight Rifle Vols.,
Capt.-Gen. and Governor of tlie Isle of Wight, and Governor of Carisbrooke Castle, who
d. Jan. 10th, 1896. and has had issue—

1. tALEXANDER ALBERT, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, G.C.V.O. (whom see) ; b. Nov. 23rd, 1886.

2. PRINCESS VICTORIA EUGENIE JULIA ENA, b. Oct. 24th, 1887 ; m. May 31st, 1906, H.M. Alfonso

Leon Fernando Maria Santiago Isidoro Pasoual Antonio, King (Alfonso XIII.) of Spain, K.G.,
G.C.V.O., a Gen- in the Army and Col.-in-Chief of the 16th Lancers, who has the R. Victorian
Chain, and has 4 sons and 2 daus.

3. -fLEOPOLD ARTHUR LOUIS, G.C.V.O. (u-hom see under Mountbatlen) ; b. May 21st, 1889.

4. PRINCE MA VRICE VICTOR DONALD, K. C.V.O., Lieut. King's R. Rifle Corps ; educated at Welling-

ton Coll. and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst; 6. Oct. 3rd, 1891 ; d. of wounds received in action
with the British Expeditionary Force Oct. 27th, 1914.



Abandoned the title of Prince and assumed the surname of Mountbatten by royal license 191



THE COUNTY FAMILIES



OF TUE UNITKD KINGDOM.



Notice. — (1) The Postal addresses of the several families mentioned in
end of each entry, and where the word 'Residence' is placed before
other seats mentioned are not occupied by the owner.

(2) The cross ( + ) before a name denotes that the Family to whose nai

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for the accuracy of all the details.

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formerly of



ABBOT. See Colchester, Lady.
ABBOTT. 7enterdc7i, Lord.



ABBS, Henry Cooper, Es
CleadoD House, co. Durhi

Eldest surviving son of Cooper Abbs, Esq., of Monk-
wearmouth, who d. 1872, by Elizabeth Mary, dau. of
the late Samuel Thompson, Esq., of Newcastle-on-
Tyne; h. 1842 ; m. 1897 Dagmar Johanne, 3rd dau. of
Herr S. Natvig, of Stavanger, Norway, and has 3 daus
Mr. Abbs, who was called to the Bar at Inner Temple
1868, is a J.P. for co. Durham. — Bishop-Monkton
House, near Harrogate, Yorkshire,

ABDY, Sir Anthony Chaeles Sykes, Bart.,
of Albjns, Essex; and of Foss House,
Perthshire.— Cr. 1850.
Second son of Sir Thomas Neville Abdy, 1st Bart.,
M.P., who d. 1877, by Harriot, who d. 1877, 2nd dau.
of the bitf Rowland Alston, Esq., M.P., of Pishiobury,
Hertfonlsliin : /', 1S48: s. his brother Sir Willian:
Nevilli- Ali.ly. 'Ji;'! Bart., 1910: m. 1885 the Hon
Alex.-iiidiiiia \'ioini-ia JIacdonald, youngest dau. of
Godfrey William VVfiitworth, 4th Lord Macdonald,
and has 3 daus. Sir Anthony Abdy, who was educated
at Wellington Coll., was formerly Capt. 2nd Life Guards
and Military Attache at Vienna 1885, and is Patron
of 2 livings. — 1130, Eaton Square, s.w.

Heir Pres., his brother Henry Beadon, b. 1853 ; m. 1891
Anna Adcle Ooronna, and has, with other issue, a son,
"Robert Henry Edward, Lieut. 15th Hussars; educated at
the K. MU. Coll., Sandhurst ; h. 1898.

ABDY, Florence, Lady.

Dau. of the late lyehmann Louis Cohn, Esq. ; m. 1st

18— Gen. George Palmer Robinson, who d. 1 ;

2ndly 1909,as his 3rd wife. Sir William Neville Abdy,
2nd Bart., who d.s.p. 1910; 3rdly 1913 Maurice
Grant, Esq., of Slingsby, Yorkshire.

A'BECKETT, Lady.

Susannah Emily, dau. of the late Benjamin Eccleston,
Esq. ; m. 1864 Sir Albert a'Beckett, who served in the
late Indian Navy as Midshipman 1856-7 ; entered the
War Office 1858, was Assistant Accountant-General
of the Army 1898-1904, and who was cr. Knt. 1904,
and d. 19U4.— 6, Brompton Square, s.w.



A BECKETT, Lady.

Isabella, dau. of the late Sir Archibald Michie,
K.C.M.G., Q.C., of St. Kilda, Melbourne, who d. 1899,
by Mary, who rf. 1910, dau. of the late John Richardson,
Esq., M.D. ; m. 1864 Sir Thomas A Beckett, who
WHS a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria
1886 -1917. and who was cr. Knt. 1909, and d. 1919.—
Karbarok, Orroiig Eoad, Armidale, Melbourne, Victoria.

ABERCONWAY, Lord (Charles Benjamin
Brioht McLaren, P.C.).— Cr. 1911.

Third son of Duncan McLaren, Esq., M.P. for Edin-
burgh, who d. 1886, by his 2n.l wife Priscilla, who d.
1906, dau. of the late Jacob Bright, Esq., of Green
Bank, Rochdale ; *. 1850; m. 1877 Laura Elizabeth.
C.B.E., a Lady of Grace of the Order of St. John of Jeru-
salem, of Bodnant, only dau. of the late Hiiiry Davis
Pocliin, Esq.. MP., D.L., of Bodnant. Lord Abercon-
wav, who was educated at the Univs. of Edinburgh,
Bonn, and Heidelberg (M.A. 1870), called to the Bar
at Lincoln's Inn 1874, and appointed a Q.C. 1897, was
M.P. for Stafford 1880-6, and for the Bosworth Div.
of Leicestershire 1892-Nov. 1910, and is a Magistrate
for Denbighshire, for Middlesex, for Surrey, and for
Flintshire (was on the roll for High Sheriff for 1900),
a Member of the Magistrates' Advisory Committees for
Denbighshire and Leicestershire, and of the Board of
Trade Arbitration Court, and an Associate of the Insti-
tute of Naval Architects ; has the Orders of the Sacred
Ti'easure of Japan, 3rd Class, and the Takovaof Servia.
— Bodnant, Tuli/cufi), DftMghshire ; Hitders, near
Haslemere. Sin-ru/: Chateau de la Garoupe, Aniibes,
France; Reform^ and U. Automobile Clubs,s.w. ; Savile
Club, w. ; 43, Belgrave Square, s.w.

Eeir, liis son Henry Duncan, C.B.E.,a Magistrate for Denbigh-
shire : called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1905 ; was M.P.
for West Staffordshire 1906-Jan. 1910, and has been for the
Bosworth Div. ot Leice«tershire since Dec. 1910 ; educated
at Eton and at BalUol Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1902, M.A.
1905) ; b. 1S79 : m. 1910 Christabel Mary Melville, younger
dau. of Sir Melville Leslie Macnaghten, and has, with
other issue, a son, ' Charles Melville, b. 1913.

ABERCORN, Duke of (James Albert Edward
Hamilton).— Cr. 1868.

Eldest son of James, 2nd Duke, K.G., C.B., P.O., by
Lady Mary Anna, youngest dau. of Richard William
Penn, 1st Earl Howe ; b. 1869 ; .«. 1913 ; m. 1894 Lady
Rosalind Cecilia Caroline Bingham, only dau. of
George, 4th Earl of Lucan, K.P. The Duke of



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COUNTY FAMILIES OF



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Abercorn, who was educated at Eton, and sits in the
House of Lords as Marquis of Abercorn, G.B., cr.
1790, is H.M.'s Lieut, for co. Tyrone, and a D.L. for co.
Donegal; was temp. Capt. 1st Life Guards Reserye
Regt. 1915-19, andformerly Major N.Irish Horse, pre-
viously Capt. 1st Life Guards ; Treasurer of the House-
hold 1903-5 and M.P. for Londonderry 1900-13; elected
Chairman of the C.C. of co. Tyrone 1913. — Baron's
Court, Newtown Stewart, co. Tyrone; Duddingstone
House, Poriobello, Midlothian ; Carlton Club, s.w.

Heir, his son James Edward, Marquis of Hamilton, to wDom
H.M. KiuK E hvard VII. stood sponsor ; h. 1904.



ABERCROMBIE, John, Esq., of Augill Castle,
Westmorland.
Only son of John Abercrombie, Esq., J.P., M.D.,
F.R.C.P., of Augill Castle, who d. 19U, by Evelyn
Graham, dau. of the late James Aspinall Tobin, Esq.,
J.P, of Eastham House, Cheshire; b. 1904.— Augi/i
Castle, Brough, Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland.



ABBRCROMBY, Lord (John Abercrombt).—
Cr. 1801.
Only surviving son of George Ralph, 3rd Lord, who d. j
1852, by Louisa Pennel,who d. 1882, youngest dau. of I
the late Hon. John Hay Forbes (Lord Medwin) ; b. \
1841 ; s. his brother George Ralph Campbell, 4th Lord,
1917 ; m. 1876, Adele Wilhelmine Marika (whom he
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