Biography of Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham 1840-1913

On 27 Oct 1830 [his grandfather] George Ashburnham 3rd Earl Ashburnham (age 69) died. His son [his father] Bertram Ashburnham 4th Earl Ashburnham 1797-1878 (age 32) succeeded 4th Earl Ashburham, 6th Baron Ashburnham of Ashburnham in Sussex.

In 1840 [his father] Bertram Ashburnham 4th Earl Ashburnham 1797-1878 (age 42) and [his mother] Katherine Charlotte Baillie Countess Ashburnham 1819-1894 (age 20) were married. She by marriage Countess Ashburham. They had four daughters and seven sons. The difference in their ages was 21 years. He the son of George Ashburnham 3rd Earl Ashburnham and Charlotte Percy Countess Ashburham 1776-1862 (age 64).

On 28 Oct 1840 Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham was born to Bertram Ashburnham 4th Earl Ashburnham 1797-1878 (age 42) and Katherine Charlotte Baillie Countess Ashburnham 1819-1894 (age 21).

On 22 Jun 1878 [his father] Bertram Ashburnham 4th Earl Ashburnham 1797-1878 (age 80) died. His son Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham (age 37) succeeded 5th Earl Ashburham, 7th Baron Ashburnham of Ashburnham in Sussex.

In 1888 Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham (age 47) and were married. She by marriage Countess Ashburham. He the son of Bertram Ashburnham 4th Earl Ashburnham 1797-1878 and Katherine Charlotte Baillie Countess Ashburnham 1819-1894 (age 68).

In 1890 [his daughter] Mary Catherine Charlotte Ashburnham was born to Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham (age 49) and [his wife] .

On 06 Feb 1894 [his mother] Katherine Charlotte Baillie Countess Ashburnham 1819-1894 (age 74) died.

On 12 Feb 1900 [his wife]  died.

On 15 Jan 1913 Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham (age 72) died in Paris. His brother [his brother] Thomas Ashburnham 6th Earl Ashburnham 1855-1924 (age 57) succeeded 6th Earl Ashburham, 8th Baron Ashburnham of Ashburnham in Sussex.

The Times 16 Jan 1913. 16 Jan 1913. Obituary. Lord Ashburnham (deceased).

Tbe Earl of Asburnhan died yesterday atternoon at a hotel in Paris where he was staying. He had been ill for some time.

Bertram, Earl Ashburnham and Viscount St. Asaph in the Peerage of Great Britain, and Baron Ashburnham in that of England, was born on October 28, 1840. He the eldest son or the fourth earl, his mother having been an aunt of the present Earl of Haddington (age 85). He was educated at Westminster School and on the Continent, and was received into the Roman Catholic Church in 1872. Six years later he succeeded his father in the title and estates, which consist of about 24,000 acres. Tbe family seats are Ashburnham Place, Battle; Barking Hall, Needham Market, Suffolk ; and Pembrey, Camarthenshire. The barony was created by William III. The first baron's grandfather had been committed to the Tower by Cromwell for aiding King Charle's escape from Hampton Court. The third baron, who had been Gentleman of the Bedchamber to Frederick Prince of Wales, obtained the higher titles.

Lord Ashburnham, who was Chairman of the British Home Rule Association, presided over one the easliest public meetings ever held in Great Britain to advocate that policy. For many years be acted as the represetative of Don Carlos and the Legitimist Party of Spain in this country. Lord Ashburnham was a magistrate for Sussex, Breconshire. and Carmarthenshire. He was senior knight of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre in Great Britain and representative of the Order, and he the received also the Grand Cross of the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem and the Pontitical Order of Pius.

The late peer married in 1888 Emily, daughter of the late Mr. R. Chaplin. Lady Ashburnham died in 1900, leaving one daughter, Lady Mary Catherine Ashburnham (age 23), born in 1890 and is now a nun. Lord Ashburnham's brother John, who had been in the Diplomatic Service, died last April. His next two brothers are also dead, and the title passes to Captain the Hon. Thomas Ashburnham (age 57), late 7th Hussars, who is not Roman Catholic. The new peer was born in 1855, and served in Egypt, obtaining the order of the Medjidieh. He was formerly extra aide-de-camp to two Lords-Lieutenent of Ireland. In 1903 be married Maria Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr. W. H. Anderson, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, where he now lives. There is no heir. His sisters are Lady Margaret Bickersteth and Lady Mary Holland, wife of the Hon. Sydney Holland.

Family Trees of Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham 1840-1913

Paternal Family Tree: Ashburnham

Royal Ancestors of Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham 1840-1913

Kings Wessex: Great x 23 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 20 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 26 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 21 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 11 Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Great x 17 Grand Son of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 19 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 14 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved Mad" VI King France

Ancestors of Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham 1840-1913

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Ashburnham 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Ashburnham 1st Baron Ashburnham 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Paulett 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Ashburnham 1st Earl Ashburnham 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Charles Vaughan of Porthamal

Great x 3 Grandmother: Bridget Vaughan Baroness Ashburnham 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Frances Knollys 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Ashburnham 2nd Earl Ashburnham 1724-1812 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Anthony Grey 1453 1490 11th Earl Kent 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Grey 1st Duke Kent 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Lucas Countess Kent 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Jemima Grey Countess Ashburham 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Crew 2nd Baron Crew 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Jemima Crew Marchioness Kent 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Armine 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandFather: George Ashburnham 3rd Earl Ashburnham 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Crowley

Great x 1 Grandmother:

Father: Bertram Ashburnham 4th Earl Ashburnham 1797-1878 10 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Hugh Smithson 3rd Baronet

Great x 3 Grandfather: Langdale Smithson

Great x 2 Grandfather: Hugh Percy 1st Duke Northumberland

Great x 1 Grandfather: Algernon Percy 1st Earl Beverley 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Charles Seymour 6th Duke of Somerset 5 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 3 Grandfather: Algernon Seymour 7th Duke of Somerset 6 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Seymour Duchess Northumberland 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Thynne 6 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 3 Grandmother: Frances Thynne Duchess Somerset 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandmother: Grace Strode 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandMother: Charlotte Percy Countess Ashburham 1776-1862 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 3 Grandfather: Peter Burrell

Great x 2 Grandfather: Peter Burrell

Great x 4 Grandfather: Hugh Raymond

Great x 3 Grandmother: Amy Raymond

Great x 1 Grandmother: Isabella Susan Burrell Countess Beverley 1750-1812

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Lewis

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Lewis

Bertram Ashburnham 5th Earl Ashburnham 1840-1913 11 x Great Grand Son of King Henry VII of England and Ireland

Great x 4 Grandfather: Charles Hamilton 5th Earl Haddington 1650-1685 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Hamilton 6th Earl Haddington 1680-1735 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Leslie 8th Countess Rothes and Haddington -1700 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Charles Hamilton 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Hope of Hopetoun

Great x 3 Grandmother: Helen Hope Countess Haddington 1677-1768 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Hamilton 9 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: George Hamilton 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

GrandFather: George Bailie 13 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Mother: Katherine Charlotte Baillie Countess Ashburnham 1819-1894 14 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England