Lytton Study Group - Bulwer of Heydon Hall b. [abt 1737] Eng

Lytton Study Group


Descendants of The Bulwers of Heydon Hall
aka The Lord Lytton Chart

* _ Bulwer
  m. _ _
  *  Gen. William Earl Bulwer b. Mar 22 1757 d. Jul 7 1807 Heydon Hall
        Colonel of the 108th regiment known as Norfolk Rangers (raised by
        himself), later became a General. The Bulwers had been settled in
        Norfolk since the Conquest, and still held lands at Wood Dalling,
        Norfolk, assigned by Aymer de Valence to one of the Conquoror's
        followers. An athletic, strong-willed, and ambitious soldier, with
        a rough temper and the gout
     m. Elizabeth Barbara Lytton Jun 21 1798, b. 1773 d. Dec 18 1843
     *  William Earl Lytton Bulwer b. Apr 28 1799 d. Jul 21 1877
        m. Emily Gascoyne
           [d/o General Gascoyne]
        *  Rose Emily Bulwer b. Apr 24 1831 d. Feb 13 1905
           m. Rev. Charles Fitzgerald Gambier Jenyns b. 1827 d. Jan 26 1888
              Rector of Knebworth 
     *  Sir William Henry Lytton Earl Bulwer
        b. Feb 13 1801 at 31 Baker Street, Portman Square, London
        d. May 23 1872 Naples
           aka Sir Henry Bulwer. Made knight commander of the Bath Apr 27
           1848, promoted to Grand Cross Mar 1 1851, created Baron Dalling
           and Bulwer Mar 21 1871
        m. Georgiana Wellesley Dec 9 1848
           [d/o 1st Baron Cowley]
           aka The Hon. Georgiana Charlotte Mary Wellesley. Niece to Sir
           Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, who defeated Napoleon
     *  Lord Edward George Earl Bulwer-Lytton
        b. May 25 1803 at 31 Baker Street, London, d. Jan 19 1873 Torquay
           Upon inheriting assumed Lytton surname and arms Feb 20 1844.
           Created 1st Baron Lytton of Knebworth Jul 13 1866. Delicate in
           infancy, learned to read early, wrote poems at age 7. At about 20
           years old had love affair with a girl, her father made her marry
           someone elce, 3 years later she died, Edward refers to the affair
           as having coloured the whole of his life. An 1824 visit to her
           grave prompted his poem 'The Tale of a Dreamer'. Died of an ear
           abscess, in the arms of his son.
        m. Rosina Doyle Wheeler Aug 29 1827 (legal separation Apr 1836
           b. Nov 4 1802 d. Mar 12 1882 at a house called Glenomers
           [d/o Francis Massy Wheeler and Ms Doyle]
           Beautiful, clever, accomplished, passionate. About 1831 relations
           with Edward were becoming worse, she accused him of infidelity,
           personal violence in fits rage. Rosina was placed in charge of a
           doctor upon a certificate of insanity Jun 22 1858, and released
           Jul 17. Though not insane, her sense of her wrongs had become
           almost a monomania
        *  Emily Elizabeth Lytton b. Jun 17 1828 d. Apr 29 1848
        *  Lord Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton
           b. Nov 8 1831 London, d. Nov 24 1891 Paris buried Knebworth
              aka "Owen Meredith". 1st Earl of Lytton, 2nd Lord Lytton,
              Viceroy of India. Became Baron Lytton upon death of father.
              Wrote his 1st verses at age 12. Died in wife's arms, from
              a cerebral hemorrhage, while writing a poem
           m. Edith Villiers Oct 4 1864 St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, London
              b. Sept 15 1841 d. Oct 1936 Knebworth House
              [d/o Edward Villiers and Elizabeth Liddell]
              Countess of Lytton, Vicereine of India, Lady-in-Waiting to
              Queens Victoria and Alexandra. Niece of Lord Clarendon
           *  Edward Rowland John Lytton b. 1865 d. Apr 24 1871 Vienna
              Died from complications following whooping cough
           *  Elizabeth Edith Lytton b. Jun 12 1867 d. Mar 28 1942
              m. _ _ Dec 21 1887, d. Jan 4 1945
           *  Constance Georgina Lytton
              b. Jan 12 1869 Vienna, d. May 2 1923
           *  Henry Meredith Edward "Teddy" Lytton
              b. Mar 22 1872 d. Mar 1 1874
           *  Emily Lytton b. Dec 26 1874
              m. Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens Aug 4 1847, d. Jan 1 1944
                 Well-known architect, did work on Knebworth House
           *  Victor Alexander George Lytton
              b. Aug 9 1876 3:15pm, Mashobra, India, d. Oct 25 1947
                 2nd Earl of Lytton
                 aka Victor Alexander George Robert Bulwer-Lytton
              m. Pamela Plowden Apr 3 1902, d. 1921
                 [d/o Trevar John Chichele-Plowden]
              *  Edward Anthony James Lytton b. May 13 1903 d. May 1 1933
                 Died in an accident
              *  Margaret Hermione Millicent Lytton b. Aug 31 1905
                 m. Baron Cameron Fromanteel Cobbold Apr 3 1930
                    Created 1st Baron Knebworth in 1960
                    b. Sep 14 1904
                 *  Hon. David Anthony Lytton-Cobbold b. Jul 14 1937
                       Assumed Lytton surname by deed poll in 1960
                    m. Christine Elizabeth Stucley 1961
                       [d/o Dennis Frederic Stucley]
                    *  Henry Fromanteel Lytton-Cobbold
                    *  Peter Guy Fromanteel Lytton-Cobbold
                    *  Richard Stucley Fromanteel Lytton-Cobbold
                    *  Rosina Kim Lytton-Cobbold
                 *  son
                 *  daughter
              *  Davidema Katherine Lytton b. Apr 3 1909
                    aka Davidema Katherine Cynthia Mary Millicent Lytton
                 m. 5th Earl of Erne Jul 15 1931 d. May 23 1940 of wounds
                 *  children
                 m. Hon. Col. Christopher Montague Woodhouse Aug 28 1945
                    b. May 11 1917
                 *  two sons
                 *  daughter
              *  Alexander Edward John Lytton
                 b. Mar 11 1910 d. Jul 4 1942 in action
           *  Neville Stephen Lytton b. Feb 5 1879 d. Feb 9 1951
                 3rd Earl of Lytton
              m. Judith Anne Dorothea Blunt Feb 2 1899, d. Aug 8 1957
                 Baroness Wentworth. divorced 1923
                 [d/o Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, buried in the woods behind
                 his house at Newbuildings Place]
              *  Noel Anthony Scawen Lytton b. Apr 7 1900 d. 1985
                    4th Earl of Lytton
                 m. Clarissa Mary Palmer Nov 30 1946
                 *  Caroline Mary Noel Lytton b. Dec 29 1947
                 *  John Peter Michael Scawen Lytton b. Jun 7 1950
                    5th Earl of Knebworth
                    m. _ _
                    *  son
                       Viscount Knebworth
                 *  Thomas Roland Cyril Lawrence Lytton b. Aug 10 1954
                 *  Lucy Mary Frances Lytton b. Jan 29 1957
              *  Anne Lytton b. Aug 24 1901
              *  Winifried Lytton b. Mar 19 1904
                 m. Claude Tryon Nov 9 1921, d. Sep 19 1949
                    [s/o John Tryon]
              2nd wife of Neville Stephen Lytton b. Feb 5 1879:
              m. Alexandra Fortel May 1 1924
              *  Madeleina Elizabeth Lytton
  *  daughter
  *  daughter
     Married a soldier and vanished from records
  *  John Bulwer d. young
  *  Austin Bulwer
  *  Edward Bulwer


Contributor: Daryl Lytton
Email: dlytton@mindspring.com

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