LYON OF GORING
Information from Burke’s 1937 "The Landed Gentry"
JOY BETTY MARINA LYON, late of Goring Hall,Worthing,Sussex, survived her uncle 1925.
Arms, Crest and Motto as Arms of Auldbar.
Lineage. John Lyon of Brechin married Elizabeth Burn also of Brechin and had issue, the elder son.
John Lyon of Castle Lyon,Co.Perth and Kinnaird,Co.Fife, married Jane daughter of Alexander Ochterlony of Pitforthy,Angus, aunt and representative of the gallant Major Gen.Sir David Ochterlony,Bt.,GCB.,who died unmarried 1825 (see Burke’s Extinct Baronetage).
Their 2nd son David Lyon of Portland Place,London and of Jamaica married Isabella eldest daughter of John Read of Cairney,Co.Forfar by Anne his wife only daughter of William Guthrie of Cleppington and died 1827 leaving issue.
(1).John his heir died unmarried at Paris 1858.
(2).James of Woolavington,Sussex married Francis Harriett daughter of Major Gen.Thewles of Rockwood, Co.Roscommon and died 1856 having had issue.
(3).David of Goring Hall and Balentore Castle,Co.Forfar,JP.and DL.,sometime MP. for Beeralston married 1848 Blanche daughter of Rev.Edward and Lady Charlotte Bury and died sp.1872.
(4).George married Victorine Louise daughter of Monsieur Joseph Blane of Marseilles by his wife Adele Antoinstte Cecil de Perezzone, and by her left one daughter; Adele Antonia Desire Louise Lyon.
(5).William late of Goring Hall.
(6).Elizabeth married 4 January 1822 John Cavendish, 3rd Lord Kilmaine and died 1 December 1834 leaving issue.
(7).Isabella married 1stly,James Wedderburn who died 1834, and 2ndly,8 October 1836 Sir Charles Howe Fremantle,GCB.,Admiral RN. 2nd son of Admiral Sir Thomas Fremantle,Bt.,GCB. She died his widow 26 December 1876.
(8).Mary died unmarried 1818 at Montauban in France.
(9).Agnes married 17 February 1829, Col.John Fremantle,CB.,Coldstream Guards,ADC.,to Queen Victoria and had issue.
(10).Emily married 8 May 1828 Col.the Hon.Nathaniel Henry Charles Massey brother of Eyre, 3rd Lord Clarina. She died sp.20 February 1897.
The 5th son William Lyon survived his brother Davin in Goring Hall,JP.Sussex,Major 8th Hussars, MP.for Seaford 1831-32, married 1860 Louisa Maria Sporle (died 3 March 1913) eldest daughter of Henry Valentine Smith, and had issue.
(1).William Francis Henry late of Goring.
(2).Fitz Roy David late Lieut.1st Life Guards, born 1862 married 23 November 1897 Leila Bayard (41 Bryanston Square,London,W.1) only daughter of F J Crooke and died 1st March 1914 leaving issue; Joy Betty Marina Lyon she survived her uncle.
(3).Nathaniel John late Lieut.Grenadier Guards, born 18 August 1865, died 16 April 1907.
Major Lyon died 5 April 1892 and was survived by his son.
William Francis Henry Lyon of Goring Hall,Worthing,Sussex,JP.,Lord of the Manor of Goring,late Royal Sussex Militia, born 1861, survived his father 5 April 1892, married 12 December 1906 Adelaide Muriel (1 Hill Street,Berkeley Square,W.1) eldest daughter of the late Hon.Evelyn Cornwallis Anderson-Pelham (see Burke’s Peerage,Yarborough,E) and died 30 December 1925 and was survived by his niece Joy Betty Marina Lyon.
Residence- 41 Bryanston Square,London,W.1.