Sophia Georgiana Robertina Wellesley was born 1840 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany to Henry Richard Charles Wellesley, 1st Earl Cowley (1804-1884) and Olivia Cecilia FitzGerald-de Ros (1807-1885) and died 3 June 1923 in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. She married Charles Philip Yorke, 5th Earl of Hardwicke (1836-1897) 16 February 1863 in British embassy, Paris, France. Notable ancestors include Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, France, Denmark, Scotland, England, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Lithuania, Portugal, Belarus, Bohemia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Israel, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Canaan.


Offspring of Charles Philip Yorke, 5th Earl of Hardwicke and Sophia Georgiana Robertina Wellesley (1840-1923)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Feodorowna Philippa Yorke (1864-1934) 25 February 1864 Paris, Île-de-France, France 27 June 1934 Witchampton, Dorset, England, United Kingdom Humphrey Napier Sturt, 2nd Baron Alington (1859-1919)

Magdalen Yorke (1865-1940)
Albert Edward Philip Henry Yorke, 6th Earl of Hardwicke (1867-1904) 14 March 1867 Paris, Île-de-France, France 29 November 1904 Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • Marriage of Earl Cowley's Daughter.—On Monday afternoon, at three o'clock, Earl Cowley's daughter, Lady Maria Wellesley, was married at the British embassy in Paris, to Lord Royston, the eldest son of the Earl of Hardwicke. The Emperor and Empress, Prince Napoleon and the Princess Clothilde, the Duke and Duchess de Morny, Count Walewski and the Countess Walewski, M. Fould, Count de Persigny, M. Rouher, M. Rouher, and other ministers, most of the corps diplomatique, and a great many members of the fashionable world of Paris and London, were present on the interesting occasion.
The Maitland Mercury And Hunter River General Advertiser, 19 May 1863, page 2

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