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It is John Rous, is her Great grand nephew. Christine Hamlyn inherited the estate in 1884 and married in 1889. Five minutes drive from the A39.

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John Rous, Clovelly Visitor Centre, near Bideford, Devon The Cary arms to this day include the ‘three roses argent’ of the Aragon Knight. ":"&")+"url="+encodeURIComponent(b)),f.setRequestHeader("Content-Type","application/x-www-form-urlencoded"),f.send(a))}}}function B(){var b={},c;c=document.getElementsByTagName("IMG");if(!c.length)return{};var a=c[0];if(! She inherited the Clovelly Estate on Betty’s death in 1962.

You can explore the heritage of Clovelly, by just clicking on the timeline below. The You can see a lovely portrait of Christine Hamlyn in her wedding gown as above in the Hamlyn’s Room at the New Inn. Betty and Arthur had four daughters.

Today the Clovelly Estate Company owns … She requested him firstly to change his name from Gosling to Hamlyn because of the long association of the name Hamlyn with Clovelly. winding passageways and tiny lanes. As you walk down the village street you will see many houses inscribed with the initials CH and FH and a date. centre car park. Christine Hamlyn inherited the estate in 1884 and married in 1889. to renovating the ancient cottages.

day she saw her husband fall over the side of his boat and drown. The eldest, Susan Hester, married Henry Fane of Fulbeck, Lincolnshire. village is traffic free.

The two museums demonstrate early life in the village.

He reached the rank of Brigadier General, and was awarded the DSO and two bars. The Clovelly Estate was acquired by the Hamlyn family in 1738. Although George had seven children, his line died out: his male grandchildren did not marry, and his female grandchildren were childless. Also look out for Clovelly Dykes on the plateau above the (function(){for(var g="function"==typeof Object.defineProperties?Object.defineProperty:function(b,c,a){if(a.get||a.set)throw new TypeError("ES3 does not support getters and setters. it has its roots in the Stone Age. There is also an active Archive and History Group that is always happy to respond to enquiries. William’s son, Robert, who is commemorated by a torso in full armour in the sanctuary of Clovelly Church. Hobby Drive was built between 1811 and 1829 by Sir James Hamlyn Williams, providing employment for Clovelly men after the Napoleonic wars. Lady Manner's childless sister Christine Hamlyn had inherited Clovelly, and had intended to bequeath it to her eldest niece Mary Christine Manners, who unexpectedly died at the age of 17. ");b!=Array.prototype&&b!=Object.prototype&&(b[c]=a.value)},h="undefined"!=typeof window&&window===this?this:"undefined"!=typeof global&&null!=global?global:this,k=["String","prototype","repeat"],l=0;lb||1342177279>>=1)c+=c;return a};q!=p&&null!=q&&g(h,n,{configurable:!0,writable:!0,value:q});var t=this;function u(b,c){var a=b.split(". !b.a.length)for(a+="&ci="+encodeURIComponent(b.a[0]),d=1;d=a.length+e.length&&(a+=e)}b.i&&(e="&rd="+encodeURIComponent(JSON.stringify(B())),131072>=a.length+e.length&&(a+=e),c=!0);C=a;if(c){d=b.h;b=b.j;var f;if(window.XMLHttpRequest)f=new XMLHttpRequest;else if(window.ActiveXObject)try{f=new ActiveXObject("Msxml2.XMLHTTP")}catch(r){try{f=new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")}catch(D){}}f&&("POST",d+(-1==d.indexOf("?")?"?

in time. //]]>. It can also be booked for private parties for lunches, dinners and its famous Devon Cream Teas. George’s son, William, is the ‘Will Cary of Clovelly’ made famous in the novel ‘Westward Ho!’ by Charles Kingsley.

She and her husband renovated many village cottages, hence why you see her initials in place. Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes: Last Updated: dating back to Elizabethan times. John Rous is the only son of Keith Rous, the 5th Earl of Stradbroke and Mary Asquith, granddaughter of former Prime Minister H. H. Asquith. Zachary Hamlyn, who was born at Kennerland Farm in Higher Clovelly, made his fortune as a lawyer at Lincolns Inn and purchased the estate for £9,438 in 1738. Christine Louisa Hamlyn (Fane) Birthdate: 1855: Death: November 12, 1936 (80-81) Immediate Family: Daughter of Lt Col Henry Hamlyn Fane and Susan Hester Hamlyn Fane Wife of Frederick Gosling, afterwards Hamlyn, of Clovelly Court, Devon Sister of Constance Edwina Adeline Manners-Sutton. Clovelly has been associated with just three families since the middle of the 13th century, a period of nearly 800 years.