Biography of Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire 1843-1928

Paternal Family Tree: Smith of Riverhall

In 1822 [his father] Robert Carrington 2nd Baron Carrington (age 25) and Elizabeth Katherine Weld-Forester Baroness Carrington (age 19) were married.

On 18 Sep 1838 [his grandfather] Robert Smith 1st Baron Carrington (age 86) died. His son [his father] Robert Carrington 2nd Baron Carrington (age 42) succeeded 2nd Baron Carrington of Bulcote Lodge, 2nd Baron Carrington of Upton in Nottinghamshire.

On 16 May 1843 Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire was born to Robert Carrington 2nd Baron Carrington (age 47) and Charlotte Augusta Annabella Drummond Willoughby Baroness Carrington (age 28) at Whitehall Palace [Map].

On 17 Mar 1868 [his father] Robert Carrington 2nd Baron Carrington (age 72) died. His son Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 24) succeeded 3rd Baron Carrington of Bulcote Lodge, 3rd Baron Carrington of Upton in Nottinghamshire.

In 1878 Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 34) and Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 21) were married.

In 1880 [his daughter] Marjorie Cecilia Wynn Carington Baroness Willoughby of Parham was born to Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 36) and [his wife] Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 23).

On 17 Apr 1880 George Manners Astley 20th Baron Hastings (age 23) and [his sister-in-law] Elizabeth Evelyn Harbord Baroness Hastings (age 20) were married at the Chapel Royal, Whitehall Palace. She by marriage Baroness Hastings.

In 1881 [his son] Alexandra Augusta Wynn Carington was born to Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 37) and [his wife] Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 24).

In 1883 [his daughter] Ruperta Wynn Carington Countess Dartmouth was born to Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 39) and [his wife] Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 26).

In 1886 Charles Mills 2nd Baron Hillingdon (age 30) and [his sister-in-law] Alice Marion Harbord Baroness Hillingdon (age 28) were married.

In 1889 [his daughter] Judith Sydney Myee Wynn Carington was born to Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 45) and [his wife] Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 32).

On 20 Jul 1889 Colonel Geoffrey Carr Glyn (age 25) and [his sister-in-law] Winifred Harbord (age 24) were married.

The London Gazette 26321. St. James's Palace, August 25, 1892.

The Queen (age 73) has been pleased to make the following appointments in Her Majesty's Household:-

Charles Robert, Lord Carrington (age 49), G.C.M.G., to be Lord Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household, in the room of Edward, Earl of Lathom (age 54), G.C.B., resigned.

The Honourable Charles Robert Spencer (age 34), M.P., to be Vice Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household, in the room of Henry George, Lord Burghley (age 42), M.P., resigned.

George William Henry, Lord Vernon (age 38), to be Captain of Her Majesty's Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms, in the room of Charles Alfred Worsley, Earl of Yarborough (age 33), resigned.

William, Lord Kensington (age 57), to be Captain of Her Majesty's Guard of Yeoman of the Guard, in the room of William, Earl of Limerick (age 52), K.P., resigned.

In 1895 Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 51) was created 1st Earl Carrington, 1st Viscount Wendover of Chepping Wycombe in Buckinghamshire.

Before 1896 Richard George Musgrave 12th Baronet (age 23) and [his sister-in-law] Eleanor Harbord Lady Musgrave (age 27) were married. She by marriage Lady Musgrave of Hartley Castle in Westmoreland.

On 20 Jun 1898 Derek William George Keppel (age 35) and [his sister-in-law] Bridget Louisa Harbord (age 27) were married. He the son of William Keppel 7th Earl Albermarle and Sophia Mary MacNab of Dundurn Castle (age 65). He a great x 5 grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 07 Dec 1905 [his son-in-law] William Legge 7th Earl Dartmouth (age 24) and [his daughter] Ruperta Wynn Carington Countess Dartmouth (age 22) were married. She the daughter of Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 62) and Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 49). He the son of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 54) and Mary Coke Countess Dartmouth (age 56).

In 1906 Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 62) was appointed 832nd Knight of the Garter by King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (age 64).

On 09 Jun 1909 [his son-in-law] Walter Keppel 9th Earl Albermarle (age 27) and [his daughter] Judith Sydney Myee Wynn Carington (age 20) were married. She the daughter of Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 66) and Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 52). He the son of Arnold Keppel 8th Earl Albermarle (age 51) and Gertrude Egerton Countess Albemarle aka Aumale (age 48).

The Times. 26 Dec 1910. We regret to state that Lord Ancaster (deceased) died on Saturday night at his Grimsthorpe, Bourne, Lincolnshire seat, in his 81st year.

Gilbert Henry Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, created first Earl of Ancaster in 1892, was Joint Heereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England. This dignity is held jointly by Lord Cholmondeley (age 27), Lord Ancastor, and Lord Carrington (age 67). The late peer filled it during the reign of Queen Victoria, Lord Cholmondeley during that of King Edward, and Lord Carrington fills it during the present reign.

He was born on October 1, 1830, and succeeded his father (age 12) as second Lord Aveland on September 6, 1807, and his [his aunt] mother (age 79) as 24th Lord Willoughby de Eresby on November 13, 1888.

Few noblemen possessed a longer lineage, for the lordship of Erresby in Lincolnshire was acquired by the family of Bee or Belec bv the marriage of Walter dc Bec with Agnes, daughter and heiress of Hugh Fitz Pincheon, a 12th century magnate of Lincolnshire. A John Beeke received permission from Edward I to make a castle of his manor house at Eresby and was summoned to Parliament as one of the barons of the realm. By his wife, Sarah, daughter of Thomas, Lord Furnival, be had, among other children, Alice, who was married to Sir William de Willoughby, one of those who went with Prince Edward to the Holy Land. His son, Robert, became first Lord Willoughby de Eresby. Subsequent holders of that title played a prominent part in the country's history at home and abroad. The 13th baron was created Earl of Lindsey. The fourth Earl of Lindsey was created Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven in 1713. That dukedom became extinct with the death of the fifth Duke in 1809. The barony of Willoughby de Eresby fell into abeyance between the sisters of the fourth duke until it was terminated by the Crown in 1780 in favour of the elder co-heir, Priscilla Barbara Elizabeth, whom the first Lord Gwydir married in 1779. Their eldest son [his grandfather] Peter Robert, 21st Baron Willoughby de Eresby, married the [his grandmother] daughter of the first Lord Perth, and one of their daughters became in 1840 the [his mother] wife of the second Lord Carrington. [his uncle] Almeric, the 22nd Lord Willoughby do Eresby and third Baron Gwydyr of Gwydyr, County Carnarvon, Joint Hereditary Great Chamberlain of England, died in August, 1870. The barony of Willoughby do Eresby again fell into abeyance between his lordship's surviving sisters, and it was terminated in favour of the elder, the Dowager Baroness Aveland, who married in 1827 Sir Gilbert John Heathcote, created Baron Aveland in 1856. Their eldest son was the late Lord Ancaster, whose sister, Clementina Charlotte (age 78), married in 1869 Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon, who died in her Majesty's ship Victoria in June 1893.

The late Lord Ancaster married in 1863 Lady Evelyn Elizabeth Gordon (age 64), second daughter of the tenth Marquis of Huntly, by whom be had four sons and six daughters. He was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge, and sat as Member of Parliament for Rutland from 1856 to 1867. He was a magistrate for Kesteven and chairman of Quarter Sessions, lord of the manor of Thurlbv Baston and Langtoft, as well as chairman of the Stamford Division Conservative and Unionist Association; and was Lord Chamberlain during Queen Victoria's reign and contested the right to continue on King Edward's succession.

He is succeeded in the title by Lord Willoughby de Eresby (age 43),??? for the Hornecastle Division of Lincolnshire, who is a major and hon. lieutenant-colonel of the Lincolnshire Yeomanry and was formerly an officer of the Leicestershire Yeomanry Cavalry. He married in 1905 Eloise Laurence (age 28), eldest daughter of the late Mr. W. L. Breese, of New York, and has a son, Gilbert James (age 3), born in 1907, and two daughters.

The late earl's other children include Major Charles S. Heathcote-Drunmond-Willoughby (age 40), who married Lady Muriel Erskine, daughter of Lord Buchan (age 60); Major Claud Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby (age 38), who married Lady Florence Astley (age 43), youngest daughter of the third Marquis Ponyngham; Lady Evelyn Clementina (age 46), wife of Major-General Sir Henry Peter Ewart; the Hon. Margaret Mary (age 44), who was married to the late Mr. Gideon Macpherson Rutherford; the Hon. Cecilie (age 36), wife of Mr. T. C. E. Goff; and Lady Dalhousie (age 32). The late peer assumed by Royal licence in 1872 the additional surnames of Willoughby and Drummond. He was a large landowner, owning Drummond Castle Crieff, and extensive deer forests in Perthshire and land in Lincolnshire and Rutland. Recently, however, he sold considerable portion of his estates, in many instances to the tenants who had the option of purchase. He was a very generous landlord, and was highly respected. He used Normanton Castle as his chief country house till Lord Willoughby de Eresby was married; then Normanton became the latter's home, and Lord Ancester lived at Grimsthorpe. He was president of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

In 1912 Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 68) was created 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire. [his wife] Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 55) by marriage Marchioness of Lincolnshire.

On 09 Apr 1914 [his father-in-law] Charles Harbord 5th Baron Suffield (age 84) died. His son [his brother-in-law] Charles Harbord 6th Baron Suffield (age 58) succeeded 6th Baron Suffield, 7th Baronet Harbord of Suffield in Norfolk.

On 10 Jan 1924 [his brother-in-law] Charles Harbord 6th Baron Suffield (age 68) died. His son Victor Alexander Charles Harbord 7th Baron Suffield (age 27) succeeded 7th Baron Suffield, 8th Baronet Harbord of Suffield in Norfolk.

In 1928 [his daughter] Judith Sydney Myee Wynn Carington (age 39) died.

On 13 Jun 1928 Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (age 85) died. Marquess of Lincolnshire, Earl Carrington, Viscount Wendover of Chepping Wycombe in Buckinghamshire extinct. His brother [his brother] Rupert Carrington 4th Baron Carrington (age 75) succeeded 4th Baron Carrington of Bulcote Lodge, 4th Baron Carrington of Upton in Nottinghamshire.

On 06 Oct 1934 [his former wife] Cecilia Margaret Harbord Marchioness (age 78) died.

Royal Ancestors of Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire 1843-1928

Kings Wessex: Great x 25 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 22 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 28 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 23 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 16 Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 18 Grand Son of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 21 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 18 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestors of Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire 1843-1928

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Smith

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Smith

Great x 2 Grandfather: Abel Smith

Great x 1 Grandfather: Abel Smith

GrandFather: Robert Smith 1st Baron Carrington

Father: Robert Carrington 2nd Baron Carrington

Charles Robert Wynn Carington 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire 16 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

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 Grandfather: Peter Burrell Baron Willoughby, 1st Baron Gwydyr

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Lewis

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Lewis

GrandFather: Peter Drummond Burrell 2nd Baron Gwydyr 22nd Baron Willoughby 14 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Bertie 1st Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 10 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 11 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mary Wynn

Great x 2 Grandfather: Peregrine Bertie 3rd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 12 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Brownlow 3rd Baronet

Great x 3 Grandmother: Jane Brownlow Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven

Great x 4 Grandmother: Alice Sherard Baroness Brownlow

Great x 1 Grandmother: Priscilla Barbara Elizabeth Bertie 21st Baroness Willoughby of Eresby 13 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Panton of Newmarket

Great x 2 Grandmother: Mary Panton Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven

Mother: Charlotte Augusta Annabella Drummond Willoughby Baroness Carrington 15 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: James Drummond 11th Earl Perth

GrandMother: Clementina Sarah Drummond Baroness Gwydyr and Willoughby 19 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Elphinstone 8th Lord Elphinstone 15 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Charles Elphinstone 9th Lord Elphinstone 16 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Isabel Maitland

Great x 2 Grandfather: Charles Elphinstone 10th Lord Elphinstone 17 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Clementia Elphinstone Countess Perth 18 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England