Richard Heywood Heywood Jones1

M, #100601, b. 28 July 1853
Last Edited=6 Mar 2016
     Richard Heywood Heywood Jones was born on 28 July 1853.2 He was the son of Richard Heywood Jones and Margaret Harrison.3 He married Catherine Margaret Johnston, daughter of Francis John Johnston and Caroline Earle, on 17 July 1888.2
     He lived at Badsworth Hall, Yorkshire, EnglandG.

Children of Richard Heywood Heywood Jones and Catherine Margaret Johnston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3092. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S81] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 12th edition, (London, England: Harrison & Sons, 1914), page 1063. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 12th ed.
  3. [S81] Sir Bernard Burke, Burke's Landed Gentry, 12th ed., page 1064.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S28] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 99th edition (London, U.K.: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1949), page 978. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Peerage and Baronetage, 99th ed.
  6. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Benita Blanche Pelly1

F, #100602, b. 31 May 1892, d. 4 May 1968
Last Edited=22 Nov 2011
     Benita Blanche Pelly was born on 31 May 1892.2 She was the daughter of Sir Harold Pelly, 4th Bt. and Anna Maria Poore.1,3 She married, firstly, Sir Thomas Evans Keith Lees, 2nd Bt., son of Sir Elliott Lees, 1st Bt. and Florence Keith, on 16 September 1913.1 She married, secondly, Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, son of Sir Victor Alexander Brooke, 3rd Bt. and Alice Sophia Bellingham, on 7 December 1929.1 She died on 4 May 1968 at age 75, killed in a car crash.1
     From 16 September 1913, her married name became Lees. From 7 December 1929, her married name became Brooke. After her marriage, Benita Blanche Pelly was styled as Lady Alanbrooke on 18 September 1945. After her marriage, Benita Blanche Pelly was styled as Viscountess Alanbrooke on 29 January 1946.4

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3092. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 2. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Sir Thomas Evans Keith Lees, 2nd Bt.1

M, #100603, b. 11 April 1886, d. 24 August 1915
Last Edited=10 Nov 2013
     Sir Thomas Evans Keith Lees, 2nd Bt. was born on 11 April 1886.2 He was the son of Sir Elliott Lees, 1st Bt. and Florence Keith.3 He married Benita Blanche Pelly, daughter of Sir Harold Pelly, 4th Bt. and Anna Maria Poore, on 16 September 1913.4 He died on 24 August 1915 at age 29 at Dardanelles, TurkeyG, from wounds received in action.
     He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)2 He succeeded as the 2nd Baronet Lees, of South Lytchett House, Lytchett Minster, Dorset [U.K., 1897] on 16 October 1908.2 He was Aide-de-Camp to the Governor of New South Wales in 1912.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Dorset Yeomanry and 15th Hussars.2 He fought in the First World War. He was commander of the 2nd South Midland Mounted Brigade in 1915.2

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 2. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke1

M, #100604, b. 23 July 1883, d. 17 June 1963
Last Edited=9 Feb 2013
Field Marshal Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke 2
     Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke was born on 23 July 1883.1 He was the son of Sir Victor Alexander Brooke, 3rd Bt. and Alice Sophia Bellingham.1 He married, firstly, Jane Mary Richardson, daughter of Colonel John Mervyn Archdall Carleton Richardson and Mildred Harriet Gartside Tipping, on 28 July 1914.1 He married, secondly, Benita Blanche Pelly, daughter of Sir Harold Pelly, 4th Bt. and Anna Maria Poore, on 7 December 1929.1 He died on 17 June 1963 at age 79.3
     He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.1 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1918, where he was mentioned in despatches six times.1 He was awarded the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1917 and bar (1918).1 He was Commandant of the School of Artillery between 1929 and 1932.1 He was Instructor of the Imperial Defence College between 1932 and 1934.1 He was Commander of the 8th Infantry Brigade between 1934 and 1935.1 He was Inspector of the Royal Artillery between 1935 and 1936.1 He gained the rank of Director, Military Training between 1936 and 1937 in the War Office.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1937.1 He was Commander of the Mobile Division between 1937 and 1938.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the AA Command (Territorial Army) between 1938 and 1939.1 He was General Officer Commander-in-Chief of the Southern Command in 1939.1 He was Commander of the 2nd Army Corps between 1939 and 1940.1 He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1945, where he was again mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of General in 1940 in the British Army.1 He was General Officer Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force in 1940.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1940.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Home Forces between 1940 and 1941.1 He was Chief, Imperial General Staff between 1941 and 1946.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp General to HM King George VI between 1942 and 1946.1 He gained the rank of Field Marshal in 1944 in the British Army.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1945.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by Queen's University, Belfast, County Antrim, IrelandG, in 1945.1 He was created 1st Baron Alanbrooke, of Brookeborough, co. Fermanagh [U.K.] on 18 September 1945.1 He was appointed Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1946.1 He was awarded the Order of Merit (O.M.) in 1946.1 He held the office of Master Gunner of St. James's Park between 1946 and 1956.1 He was created 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, of Brookeborough, co. Fermanagh [U.K.] on 29 January 1946.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, EnglandG, in 1950.1 He held the office of Constable of the Tower of London between 1950 and 1955.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of the County of London between 1950 and 1956.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by London University, London, EnglandG, in 1951.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG, in 1953.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1953.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by Leicester University, Leicester, Leicestershire, EnglandG, in 1957.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Children of Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke and Jane Mary Richardson

Children of Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke and Benita Blanche Pelly

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 2. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Alan Francis Brooke". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Jane Mary Richardson1

F, #100605, b. 1881, d. 24 April 1925
Last Edited=3 Jul 2017
     Jane Mary Richardson was born in 1881 at Irvinestown, County Fermanagh, Ireland.2 She was the daughter of Colonel John Mervyn Archdall Carleton Richardson and Mildred Harriet Gartside Tipping.1,2 She married Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, son of Sir Victor Alexander Brooke, 3rd Bt. and Alice Sophia Bellingham, on 28 July 1914.1 She died on 24 April 1925.1
     Her married name became Brooke.

Children of Jane Mary Richardson and Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.


Colonel John Mervyn Archdall Carleton Richardson1

M, #100606, b. 1 March 1836, d. 8 November 1912
Last Edited=3 Jul 2017
     Colonel John Mervyn Archdall Carleton Richardson was born on 1 March 1836 at Rossfad, Inneskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland.2 He married Mildred Harriet Gartside Tipping.2 He died on 8 November 1912 at age 76 at County Fermanagh, Ireland.2
     He lived at Rossfad, County Fermanagh, IrelandG.1

Children of Colonel John Mervyn Archdall Carleton Richardson and Mildred Harriet Gartside Tipping

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.

Thomas Brooke, 2nd Viscount Alanbrooke1

M, #100607, b. 9 January 1920, d. 19 December 1972
Last Edited=23 Jan 2011
     Thomas Brooke, 2nd Viscount Alanbrooke was born on 9 January 1920. He was the son of Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke and Jane Mary Richardson.1 He died on 19 December 1972 at age 52, unmarried.1
     He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Second World War, in the Royal Artillery.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baron Alanbrooke, of Brookeborough, co. Fermanagh [U.K., 1945] on 17 June 1963. He succeeded as the 2nd Viscount Alanbrooke, of Brookeborough, co. Fermanagh [U.K., 1946] on 17 June 1963.1 He was a writer, farm labourer, liner steward, and a water colour artist.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Hon. Rosemary Brooke1

F, #100608, b. 25 October 1918
Last Edited=28 Jun 2015
     Hon. Rosemary Brooke was born on 25 October 1918 at Chelsea, London, England.1,2 She is the daughter of Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke and Jane Mary Richardson.1 She married Captain Ronald Alastair Macdonald, son of Robert Macdonald and Josephine Mary Kelsall, on 13 July 1945 at Harley, Witney, Hampshire, England.1,2
     Her married name became Macdonald. She lived in 1999 at Bottom Farm, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, EnglandG.1

Children of Hon. Rosemary Brooke and Captain Ronald Alastair Macdonald

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S7627] Lily Sahlounie, "re: Macdonald Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 28 June 2015. Hereinafter cited as "re: Macdonald Family."
  3. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 2. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Captain Ronald Alastair Macdonald1

M, #100609, b. 22 November 1916, d. December 1999
Last Edited=28 Jun 2015
     Captain Ronald Alastair Macdonald was born on 22 November 1916 at Lancashire, England.2 He was the son of Robert Macdonald and Josephine Mary Kelsall.1,2 He married Hon. Rosemary Brooke, daughter of Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke and Jane Mary Richardson, on 13 July 1945 at Harley, Witney, Hampshire, England.3,2 He died in December 1999 at age 83 at Dacorum, Hertfordshire, England.2
     He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Artillery.1

Children of Captain Ronald Alastair Macdonald and Hon. Rosemary Brooke

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 2. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S7627] Lily Sahlounie, "re: Macdonald Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 28 June 2015. Hereinafter cited as "re: Macdonald Family."
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Robert Macdonald1

M, #100610, b. 1886, d. 1964
Last Edited=28 Jun 2015
     Robert Macdonald was born in 1886 at Portree, Inverness-shire, Scotland.2 He was the son of Neil Macdonald and Mary Ann Swan.2 He married, firstly, Josephine Mary Kelsall in June 1916 at St. John's the Divine, Liverpool, Lancashire, England.2 He married, secondly, Elsie Kay Thompson on 23 July 1927 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.2 He died in 1964 at Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia.2
     He lived at Liverpool, Lancashire, EnglandG.1

Child of Robert Macdonald and Josephine Mary Kelsall

Children of Robert Macdonald and Elsie Kay Thompson

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 2. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S7627] Lily Sahlounie, "re: Macdonald Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 28 June 2015. Hereinafter cited as "re: Macdonald Family."