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Charles Beauclerk (1813 - 1861)

Lord Charles Beauclerk
Born in Lincolnshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Sep 1842 in St. James Westminster, London, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 48 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, Englandmap
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Lord Charles Beauclerk was born on 10 October 1813, the son of William Beauclerk, 8th Duke of St. Albans, and was the eleventh of his parents' thirteen children. He was a great-great-great-grandson of King Charles II by his mistress Nell Gwyn.

On 7 September 1842, he married Laura Maria Theresa Stopford, daughter and heir of Colonel Edward Stopford. [1] She was born in 1827

Together they had nine children[2]

  1. William Arthur Stopford de Vere Beauclerk, born 3 January 1844, married twice and had issue;
  2. Emily Rachel Florence Beauclerk, born 4 July 1845, married 24 April 1867, Reverend John Hart-Davies, Vicar of Gisburne, county York, and had issue;
  3. Thomas Wentworth Sydney Beauclerk, born 21 March 1847;
  4. Laura Maria Teresa Beauclerk, born 3 January 1849, married 10 August 1867, William Wentworth FitzWilliam, Viscount Milton (died 17 January 1877), she died 20 March 1886 having had issue;
  5. Aubrey Topham Beauclerk, born 28 or 29 October 1850;
  6. Herbert Augustus Corbett Beauclerk, born 12 January 1852,;
  7. George Robert Algernon Beauclerk, born 15 July 1854;
  8. Blanche Evelyn Beauclerk, born 1 October 1855, married 29 July 1903, Reverend David Evans, Vicar of St James, Croydon;
  9. Valunga Beauclerk, born 21 March 1857

He died on or about 1 November 1861 at Scarborough, Yorkshire,[3], [4] of injuries that he received while attempting to rescue a life boat crew off Scarborough. He was 48. His brother Lord Frederick Beauclerk, of Little Grimsby Hall, Lincolnshire, was granted administration of his estate on 4 September 1862, his effects being valued at under £1,000. Lord Frederick Beauclerk was also the guardian for his nine children, none of whom had reached their majority.[5]

A second grant of probate was given on 29 May 1896 to his eldest son William Arthur Stopford de Vere Beauclerk esquire. He was also granted administration of his mother's estate, effects valued at £275 on 11 June 1896.[6]


  1. Lodge, p. 485; Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval, p. 177
  2. Lodge, p. 485-486; Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval, p. 177
  3. National Probate Calendar, Administrations, 1862, p. 177
  4. has 2 November 1861 as the date he died
  5. National Probate Calendar, Administrations, 1862, p. 177-178
  6. National Probate Calendar, 1896, p. 139 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010.

  • "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966", digital images, ( : viewed 26 September 2015), citing Principal Probate Registry, "Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England" London, England.
  • Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval, The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal: being a complete table of all the descendants now living of Edward III, King of England: The Isabel of Essex Volume, London: T.C. & E.C Jack, 1908. Digital image provided by The Genealogist ( : viewed 26 September 2015).

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Beauclerk-70 and Beauclerk-44 appear to represent the same person because: It is clearly the same Charles Beauclerk ... I just omitted "Lord" from the name when first adding to my tree, so the match was not detected.
posted by Andrew Slayton

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