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William Ashe à Court , 1st Baron Heytesbury (Ashe à Court)

Also Known As: "Lord Heytesbury"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: The Close, Salisbury, Britain (UK)
Death: Died in Heytesbury, Wiltshire, Britain (UK)
Place of Burial: Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Pierce Ashe à Court, 1st Baronet Heytesbury and Laetitia Ashe à Court
Husband of Maria Rebecca à Court, Baroness Heytesbury
Father of William Ashe Holmes à Court, 2nd Baron Heytesbury; Hon. Cecilia Maria à Court; Gertrude Laetitia à Court; Herbert Ashley à Court; Arthur Edward à Court and 1 other
Brother of Laetitia Eliot; Annabella Beadon; Maria Pleydell Bouverie; Caroline Crawford; Admiral Edward Henry Repington à Court and 1 other

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About William Ashe à Court, 1st Baron Heytesbury

William à Court 1st Baron Heytesbury (William Peirce 7 Ashe à Court, William 6 à Court, Peirce 5, John 4, John 3, William 2, William 1) was born in The Close, Salisbury 11/07/1779. William died 31/05/1860 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire, at 80 years of age. His body was interred 1860 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire.

He married Maria Rebecca Bouverie in St. George's Hanover Square, 30/10/1808. Maria was born 5/10/1783. Maria was the daughter of William Henry Bouverie and Lady Bridget Douglas. Maria died 6/10/1844 in Pheonix Park, Dublin, at 61 years of age. Her body was interred 1844 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire. She was listed as a resident in the census report in 53 Queen Ann Street, Marylebone, London, 1841.

He was christened in Salisbury, Wiltshire, 22/09/1779. William Acceded 27/07/1817. William was created Baron 23/01/1828. He was listed as head of household in the 1841 census in 53 Queen Ann Street, Marylebone, London. He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census in Heytesbury House, Heytesbury, Wiltshire. MP for Dorchester 1812 - 1814. Privy Councillor 1817, G.C.B. 1819. Created Baron Heytesbury of Heytesbury in 1828. Secretary of Naples Legation 1801; Special Vienna mission 1807; Envoy to Barbary States 1813; Envoy to Naples 1814, Envoy to Spain 1822; Ambassador to Portugal 1824; Ambassador to St Petersburg 1828 - 1832. Viceroy of Ireland 1844 - 1846.

Inscription found in Heytesbury Church:

In the family vault near this place lie the remains of Maria Rebecca Lady Heytesbury and daughter of the The Honourable William Henry Bouverie and the Lady Bridget his wife daughter of James 14th Earl of Morton. She was born October 5 1785 and died at the Vice-Regal lodge near Dublin October 6 1844. Deeply regretted by her family and endeared to the recollections of the inhabitants of this parish by the gentleness of her demeanor and extensive benevolence. Also those of William Lord Heytesbury one of her majesty's most honourable privy council Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath and a Baronet. He was born at Salisbury July 11 1779 and after many years spent in the diplomatic service of the country and after filling the high office of Viceroy of Ireland departed this life May 31st 1860.

Sponsors: General Ashe. Mr Henry Wyndham. Mrs. Penruddock Jr. Mrs. Penruddock Wyndham.

Marriage date listed as 3rd October 1808 with pedigree papers from Laetitia Wyndhams Bible.

William à Court 1st Baron Heytesbury and Maria Rebecca Bouverie had the following children:

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William Henry Ashe à Court, 2nd Baron Heytesbury

child + 35 i. William Henry Ashe9 à Court 2nd Baron Heytesbury was born 11/07/1809.

child 36 ii. Gertrude Latitia à Court was born 31/07/1810. Gertrude died 12/08/1816 in London, at 6 years of age. Her body was interred 1816. Sponsors: Mrs. Eliot. Lady à Court. Elizabeth Bouverie.

Died of Scarlett Fever.

child 37 iii. Cecilia Maria à Court was born in Marylebone, London 2/10/1811. Cecilia died 25/12/1889 in Northwicke House, Folkestone, at 78 years of age. Her body was interred 1889 in Folkestone, Kent. She married Robert Daly in Castle Knock, Dublin, 7/12/1845. Robert was born in Ireland c1819. Robert was the son of James Daly Lord Dunsandle & Clarconnel. Robert died 15/01/1892 in 83 Eaton Place, London, at 72 years of age. He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census in 83 Eaton Place, London. He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census in 83 Eaton Place, London. He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in 83 Eaton Place, London. He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in 83 Eaton Place, London. (See Robert Daly for the continuation of this line.)

She was christened in Baker Street, Portman Square. She was listed as a resident in the census report in 53 Queen Ann Street, Marylebone, London, 1841. She was listed as a resident in the census report in 83 Eaton Place, London, 1851. She was listed as head of household in the 1871 census in 83 Eaton Place, London. She was listed as a resident in the census report in 83 Eaton Place, London, 1881. Sponsors: 2nd Radnor. Maria à Court. Emma Bridget Bouverie.

child 38 iv. Herbert Ashley à Court was born in Marylebone, London 12/07/1814. Herbert died 22/12/1814 at less than one year of age. His body was interred 1814 in Betchworth, Surrey. Sponsors: Earl of Pembroke. Earl of Shaftesbury.

child 39 v. Arthur Edward à Court was born in Naples 3/11/1815. Arthur died 6/12/1816 in Naples, at 1 year of age. Inscription found in Heytesbury Church:

To the memory of Arthur Edward à Court son of William and Maria Rebecca à Court born at Naples November 3rd 1815 died there December 16 1816.

child 40 vi. Frederick Ashe à Court was born in Naples 15/12/1818. Frederick died 28/01/1840 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire, at 21 years of age. He was christened in Naples, 17/03/1819. Sponsors: Dowager Viscountess Powerscourt (Isabella Brownlow). Mrs. Dawkins-Pennant. Edward à Court.

Christening registered at the London Register Office. The certificate sent to the Foreign Office in a private despatch 1819. A second copy in the Family Bible, a third in the copy of the despatch and at Heytesbury.

Inscription found in Heytesbury Church:

In memory of the Honourable Frederick Ashe à Court youngest son of William, Lord Heytesbury. He was born in Naples December 15 1818 and died at Heytesbury January 28th 1840. Leaving a void in the affections of his family which can never by filled.

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William Ashe à Court, 1st Baron Heytesbury's Timeline

1779
July 11, 1779
The Close, Salisbury, Britain (UK)
1809
July 11, 1809
Age 30
Marylebone, United Kingdom
1810
July 31, 1810
Age 31
Baker Street, London
1811
October 2, 1811
Age 32
Parish of Marleborne
1814
July 12, 1814
Age 35
Parish of Marleborne
1815
November 3, 1815
Age 36
Naples
1818
December 15, 1818
Age 39
Naples
1860
May 31, 1860
Age 80
Heytesbury, Wiltshire, Britain (UK)
June 1860
Age 80
Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England