See also

Hon William EDGCUMBE (1833-1917)


Spouse: Katherine Elizabeth HAMILTON

William Henry EDGCUMBE, son of Ernest Augustus EDGCUMBE (1797-1861) and Caroline Augusta FIELDING (1808-1881), was born on 5 November 1833. He married Katherine Elizabeth HAMILTON on 26 October 1858. He had the title '4th Earl of Mt.Edgcumbe' on 3 September 1861. He married Caroline Cecelia EDGCUMBE on 21 April 1906. He died on 25 September 1917.


Katherine Elizabeth HAMILTON was born on 9 January 1840. She died on 3 September 1874.


4th dau. of James [Hamilton], 1st Duke of Abercorn, by his wife Lady Louisa Jane Russell, 2nd dau. by his second wife of John [Russell], 6th Duke of Bedford.


Katherine Elizabeth HAMILTON and William Henry EDGCUMBE had the following children:


Piers Alexander Hamilton EDGCUMBE (1865-1944). Piers was born on 2 July 1865 in Kensington London. He married Edith VILLIERS on 15 May 1911. He had the title '5th Earl of Mt.Edgcumbe' on 25 September 1917. He died on 18 April 1944.

Victoria Frederica Caroline EDGCUMBE ( -1920). Victoria married Algernon Malcolm Arthur PERCY on 3 August 1880. She died on 20 February 1920.

Alberta Louise Florence EDGCUMBE ( -1941). Alberta married Henry Yarde BULLER on 10 October 1891. She died on 25 May 1941.

Edith Hilaria EDGCUMBE ( -1931). Edith married John TOWNSEND on 23 June 1892. She died on 3 April 1931.


Caroline Cecelia EDGCUMBE, daughter of George EDGCUMBE (1800-1885) and Fanny Lucy SHELLEY ( -1899), was born in 1839 in Hanover, Germany.1 She married Atholl Charles John LIDDELL Q2 1866 in Kensington London. She appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in East Stonehouse, Plymouth aged 42.1 The address was: Winter Villa. She died on 23 February 1909.


1"1881 Census". RG11.
Name,Relation,Condition,Sex,Age,Occupation,Where Born,Infirmity
Hon. Atholl Charles John Liddell,Head,Mar,M,47,Magistrate County of Northumberland,Whittingham, Northumberland,
Caroline Cecelia Liddell,Wife,Mar,F,42,,Hanover, Germany,
National Archives, Kew.