MacDonald McDonald Family Records

Macdonald Barons

E181 SIR ALEXANDER MACDONALD: 1st Baron Macdonald (see Bosville Macdonald of the Isles, D175); s. by son,

E182 ALEXANDER WENTWORTH: (D176) 2nd Baron Macdonald; s. by

E183 GODFREY: 3rd Baron. (See D177 for children before marriage). Issue after marriage included seven daus. besides the following ch.:
(1) Godfrey William Wentworth: 4th Baron-E184.
(2) James William Bosville: C. B.; Lieut.-Gen. and Col. of 21st Hussars; knt. of the Legion of Honour and of the Medjidie; A. D. C.; equerry and private secretary to H. R. H., the commander of the Forces; b. 1810; m. 1859, Eliz. Nina (dau. Joseph Henry, 3rd Lord Wallscourt); d. 1882.
(A) George Godfrey: Capt. (ret.) Gren. Arms; late page of honour to Oueen Victoria; b. 1861.
(B) Mary Selina Honoria: b. 1865; m. 1889, Hon. Alex. Hugh Willoughby; issue.
(3) William: b. 1817; in army; d. 1847.

E184 GODFREY WILLIAM WENTWORTH [E183-(1)]: 4th Baron: b. 1809; m.,
1845, Maria Anne (dau. Geo. Thos. Wyndham); d. 1863; had, with 2 ch. who d. y.,
(1) Somerled James Brudenell: 5th Baron-E185.
(2) Ronald Archibald: 6th and present Baron-E186.
(3) Eva Maria Louisa: m. (1), 1873, Capt. Henry Algernon Langham; m. (2), 1885, Robert William (2nd Lord Napier of Magdala); issue.
(4) Lillian Janet: m. (1), 1876, Francis, Earl of Cromartie; issue; m. (2), Reginald F. Cazenove.
(5) Alexandrina Victoria: (for whom Queen Victoria stood sponsor); m., 1886, Sir Anthony C. S. Abdy, Bart.; issue.

E185 SOMERLED JAMES BRUDENELL [E184-(1)]: 5th Baron; D. L. for
Inverness; b. 1849; d. unm., 1874; s. by brother.

E186 RONALD ARCHIBALD: 6th Baron Macdonald; of Slate, Co. Antrim;
J. P. and D. L. for Inverness; b. 1853; m., 1875, Louisa Tane Hamilton (dau. George Win. Holmes Ross).
(1) Somerled Godfrey James: sub. lieut. R. N. Volunteer Reserve; b. 1876; d. unm., 1913.
(2) Godfrey Evan Hugh: J. P. Co. Inverness; Lieut. Scots Guards; served in Great War, 1914; b. 1879; m., 1908, Helen (dau. Meyrick Bankes); d. of wounds received in action, 1914.
(A) Alexander Godfrey: b. 1909; heir-presumptive to Barony. (B) James Archibald: b. 1911.
(3) Archibald Ronald Armadale: 2nd lieut. 9th Lancers; b. 1880; killed in action at Kruger’s Drop, S. Africa, 1901.
(4) Ronald Ian: Capt. 5th Batt. Cameron Highlanders; served in Great War; Legion of Honour; b. 1884; m., 1915, Helen Elizabeth Swinnerton (dau. Late Sir Thos. Swinnerton Dyer, Bart.); d. in active service, 1918.
(5) Iona Mary Adelaide: b. 1886.

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  1. This info is wrong. DM and Mary had 9 children. My great great grandfather was one of the children and I have his bible in my basement with the correct names and dates. Also Donald Malcolm was NOT the name he used when he came to America in 1822.

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