House of Fermor-Hesketh

House of Fermor and Hesketh


Earls of Pomfret

Fermor of Easton Neston, in the Baronetage of England (1641-1867)

Barons Leominster, in the Peerage of England (1692-1867)

Earls of Pomfret, in the Peerage of Great Britain (1721-1867)


Fermor of Easton Neston

  • Sir William Fermor, 1st Baronet (1619–1661)


Barons Leominster

  • Sir William Fermor, 1st Baron Leominster, 2nd Baronet (1648–1711)



1st Earl of Pomfret KB

  • Thomas Fermor, 1st Earl of Pomfret, 2nd Baron Leominster KB (1698–1753), Founder Knight of the Order of the Bath. Married The Hon. Henrietta Louisa Jeffreys, coheiress to the Barony of FitzHugh.


2nd Earl of Pomfret

  • George Fermor, 2nd Earl of Pomfret (1722–1785)
  • George Fermor, 3rd Earl of Pomfret (1768–1830)
  • Thomas William Fermor, 4th Earl of Pomfret (1770–1833)
  • George Richard William Fermor, 5th Earl of Pomfret (1824–1867)

Hesketh of Rufford, in the Baronetage of Great Britain (1761)

Barons Hesketh, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom (1935)


Hesketh of Rufford

  • Sir Thomas Hesketh, 1st Baronet (1727–1778)
  • Sir Robert Hesketh, 2nd Baronet (1728–1798)
  • Sir Thomas Dalrymple Hesketh, 3rd Baronet (1777–1842)
  • Sir Thomas Henry Hesketh, 4th Baronet (1799–1843)
  • Sir Thomas George Hesketh, 5th Baronet (1825–1872), married Lady Anna Maria Isabella Fermor sister and heiress of George Richard William Fermor, 5th Earl of Pomfret.


Fermor-Hesketh of Rufford

  • Sir Thomas Henry Fermor-Hesketh, 6th Baronet (1847–1876)
  • Sir Thomas George Fermor-Hesketh, 7th Baronet (1849 –1924)


Barons Hesketh

  • Sir Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, 1st Baron Hesketh, 8th Baronet (1881–1944)
  • Frederick Fermor-Hesketh, 2nd Baron Hesketh (1916–1955)
  • Thomas Alexander Fermor-Hesketh, 3rd Baron Hesketh (b. 1950)