29th Generation

1337. 4th Earl Fortescue Hugh FORTESCUE117 was born on 16 April 1854. He appeared in the census in 1881 in Spencer House, St James, Westminster, London.110 John Poyntz (Earl) Spencer M 45 M London
Charlotte F F (Countess) M 45 F London
Hugh (Viscount) Fortescue U 26 M London. Visitor He died on 29 October 1932.141 VISCOUNT EBRINGTON, born in 1854, acted as Assistant Private Secretary (unpaid) to EARL SPENCER, President of the Privy Council, before being elected Liberal Member of Parliament for TIVERTON. He was also a Captain in the NORTH DEVON YEOMANRY, Grand Master of the DEVONSHIRE FREEMASONS, and Master of the DEVON AND SOMERSET STAG HOUNDS.

Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Feb. 19, 1872. S. and h. of Hugh, third Earl Fortescue, of Castle Hill, South Molton, Devon. B. Apr. 16, 1854, in London. School, Harrow. Matric. Michs. 1872; Scholar, 1874; B.A. 1876; M.A. 1879. M.P. for Tiverton, 1881-5; for Devon (Tavistock), 1885-92. Succeeded as fourth Earl, 1905. Lord-Lieut. of Devon and Chairman of the County Council. Col., N. Devon Yeomanry and President and Chairman of the T.F. Advisory Council. A.D.C. to King Edward VII, 1903-10 and to King George V, 1910-21. Grand Master of Freemasons in Devon. K.C.B., 1911. Of Castle Hill, South Molton. Died Oct. 29, 1932. (Harrow Sch. Reg.; G.E.C.; Debrett; Burke, P. and B; The Times, Oct. 31, 1932.)

4th Earl Fortescue Hugh FORTESCUE and Hon. Emily ORMSBY-GORE CBE were married on 15 July 1886. Hon. Emily ORMSBY-GORE CBE died on 12 July 1929. Second Daughter

4th Earl Fortescue Hugh FORTESCUE and Hon. Emily ORMSBY-GORE CBE had the following children:



5 th Earl Fortescue Hugh William FORTESCUE MC.



Geoffrey FORTESCUE of Castle Hill died in 1900.



Denzil George FORTESCUE 6th Earl Fortescue.