John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone1

M, #117251, b. 31 May 1868, d. 7 November 1947
Last Edited=21 Jan 2013
John Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone 2
     John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone was born on 31 May 1868 at Brookhill Hall, Derbyshire, England.1 He was the son of Sir Charles Seely, 1st Bt. and Emily Evans.1 He married, firstly, Emily Florence Crichton, daughter of Colonel Hon. Sir Henry Geroge Louis Crichton and Letitia Grace Cole-Hamilton, on 1 July 1895.1 He married, secondly, Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray, daughter of Montolieu Fox Oliphant Murray, 1st Viscount Elibank and Blanche Alice Scott, on 31 July 1917.1 He married Emily Florence Crichton, daughter of Colonel Hon. Sir Henry Geroge Louis Crichton and Letitia Grace Cole-Hamilton, on 9 July 1895.3 He died on 7 November 1947 at age 79.4
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was decorated with the award of the French Government Gold Medal (for saving life at sea) in 1891.1 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1897 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law.1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1900.1 He fought in the Boer War in 1900, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of officer in 1900 in the service of the Imperial Yeomanry.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for the Isle of Wight between 1900 and 1906.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Liverpool, Abercromby Division between 1906 and 1910.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office between 1908 and 1911.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 22 November 1909.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Derbyshire, Ilkeston Division between 1910 and 1922.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, War Office between 1911 and 1912.1 He held the office of Secretary of State for War between 1912 and 1914.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches 5 times, and was wounded.1 He was commander of the Canadian Calvary Brigade.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1916.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire in 1918.1 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).1 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Munitions in 1918.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1918.1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of the Crown of Belgium.1 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre.1 He was decorated with the award of the Legion of Honour.1 He held the office of Under-Secretary of State for Air in 1919.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for the Isle of Wight between 1923 and 1924.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the 95th (Hampshire Yeomanry) Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army).1 He gained the rank of Honorary Major-General in the service of the Territorial Army Reserve.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the 72nd (Hampshire) Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army).1 He held the office of Chairman of the National Savings Committee between 1926 and 1943.5 He wrote the book Adventure, published 1930.1 He wrote the book Fear and be slain, published 1931.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Air Commodore in the service of the Auxiliary Air Force.1 He wrote the book For Ever England, published 1932.1 He was created 1st Baron Mottistone, of Mottistone, co. Southampton [U.K.] on 21 June 1933.1

Children of John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone and Emily Florence Crichton

Child of John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone and Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray



Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 525. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  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. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1332. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 717. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  5. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2012. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  6. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  7. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV, page 718.

Emily Florence Crichton1

F, #117252, b. 25 October 1870, d. 9 August 1913
Last Edited=6 Apr 2008
Consanguinity Index=6.25%
     Emily Florence Crichton was born on 25 October 1870.2 She was the daughter of Colonel Hon. Sir Henry Geroge Louis Crichton and Letitia Grace Cole-Hamilton.1 She married John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone, son of Sir Charles Seely, 1st Bt. and Emily Evans, on 1 July 1895.1 She married John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone, son of Sir Charles Seely, 1st Bt. and Emily Evans, on 9 July 1895.2 She died on 9 August 1913 at age 42.1
      From 1 July 1895, her married name became Seely.1

Children of Emily Florence Crichton and John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 525. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1332. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2013. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 717. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray1

F, #117253, b. 13 February 1886, d. 11 August 1976
Last Edited=20 Sep 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray was born on 13 February 1886.2 She was the daughter of Montolieu Fox Oliphant Murray, 1st Viscount Elibank and Blanche Alice Scott.1 She married, firstly, Captain George Crosfield Norris Nicholson, son of Sir Charles Norris Nicholson, 1st Bt. and Amy Letitia Crosfield, on 18 October 1906.1,3 She married, secondly, John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone, son of Sir Charles Seely, 1st Bt. and Emily Evans, on 31 July 1917.1 She died on 11 August 1976 at age 90.2
      From 18 October 1906, her married name became Nicholson.1 From 31 July 1917, her married name became Seely.1 As a result of her marriage, Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray was styled as Baroness Mottistone on 21 June 1933. She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for the Isle of Wight.4

Child of Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray and Captain George Crosfield Norris Nicholson

Child of Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray and John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 525. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1302. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2013. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  5. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 718. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Captain George Crosfield Norris Nicholson1

M, #117254, b. 19 November 1884, d. 11 March 1916
Last Edited=20 Sep 2012
     Captain George Crosfield Norris Nicholson was born on 19 November 1884.2 He was the son of Sir Charles Norris Nicholson, 1st Bt. and Amy Letitia Crosfield.2 He married Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray, daughter of Montolieu Fox Oliphant Murray, 1st Viscount Elibank and Blanche Alice Scott, on 18 October 1906.1,2 He died on 11 March 1916 at age 31, killed while on active service.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He was Assist Private Sec to: Parly Sec Admlty and U-Sec War 1908–12, Pncpl Private Sec to Sec State War 1912–14 in 1907.2 He was Assistant Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Secretary of the Admiralty between 1907 and 1908.2 He was Assistant Private Secretary to the Under-Secretary of War between 1908 and 1912.2 He was Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War between 1912 and 1914.2 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Flying Corps.2 He fought in the First World War.2 He lived at Knowle Hill, Twyford, Berkshire, England.2

Child of Captain George Crosfield Norris Nicholson and Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 525. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2893. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Frank Reginald Seely1

M, #117255, b. 6 June 1896, d. April 1917
Last Edited=6 Mar 2004
     Frank Reginald Seely was born on 6 June 1896.1 He was the son of John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone and Emily Florence Crichton.1 He died in April 1917 at age 20, killed in action, unmarried.1 He was buried at Haute Avesnes, France.1
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He gained the rank of officer in the service of the 1st Battalion, the Hampshire Regiment.1 He fought in the Battle of Arras in April 1917.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 525. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


Henry John Alexander Seely, 2nd Baron Mottistone1

M, #117256, b. 1 May 1899, d. 18 January 1963
Last Edited=6 Mar 2004
     Henry John Alexander Seely, 2nd Baron Mottistone was born on 1 May 1899.1 He was the son of John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone and Emily Florence Crichton.1 He died on 18 January 1963 at age 63, unmarried.2
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.3 He gained the rank of officer in the service of the 95th (Hampshire Yeomanry) Field Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army).1 He fought in the First World War, with the Royal Field Artillery, in Italy.3 He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 He gained the rank of officer in the service of the 72nd (Hampshire) Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army).1 He was invested as a Fellow, Society of Antiquaries (F.S.A.).3 He was an architect, restoring a wide range of builings, including Eltham Palace, Lambeth Palace, the Deanery and Canon's House in Westminster Abbey, Fulham Palace, Charterhouse, Eton, All hAllows by the Tower, St. Andrews Holborn Viaduct, St. MAry ISlington, St. Mar yWest Kensington. He also constructed new buildings at Oxford, Cambridge, and Bristol.3 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Institute of British Architects (F.R.I.B.A.).1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Territorial Army Reserve.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Mottistone, of Mottistone, co. Southampton [U.K., 1933] on 7 November 1947.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.).3 He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1961.3 He held the office of Lay Canon for Portsmouth Cathedral between 1961 and 1963.3

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 525. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 717. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2013. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Arthur Patrick William Seely, 3rd Baron Mottistone1

M, #117257, b. 18 August 1905, d. 4 December 1966
Last Edited=27 Apr 2007
     Arthur Patrick William Seely, 3rd Baron Mottistone was born on 18 August 1905.1 He was the son of John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone and Emily Florence Crichton.1 He married Josephine Wilhelmina Philippa van Haeften, daughter of Jonkheer Frans Izaak van Haeften and Mabel Annie Brocklehurst, on 2 September 1939.1 He and Josephine Wilhelmina Philippa van Haeften were divorced before 1949.1 He died on 4 December 1966 at age 61, without issue.1
      Arthur Patrick William Seely, 3rd Baron Mottistone usually went by his middle name of Patrick.2 He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He held the office of County Councillor for the Isle of Wight between 1934 and 1938.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the 5/7th (Wessex) Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army).2 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).2 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Mottistone, of Mottistone, co. Southampton [U.K., 1933] on 18 January 1963.1

Citations

  1. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 717. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2013. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Josephine Wilhelmina Philippa van Haeften1

F, #117258, b. 14 September 1907
Last Edited=28 Dec 2013
     Josephine Wilhelmina Philippa van Haeften was born on 14 September 1907 at Dinton, Buckinghamshire, England.2 She is the daughter of Jonkheer Frans Izaak van Haeften and Mabel Annie Brocklehurst.1,2 She married Arthur Patrick William Seely, 3rd Baron Mottistone, son of John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone and Emily Florence Crichton, on 2 September 1939.1 She and Arthur Patrick William Seely, 3rd Baron Mottistone were divorced before 1949.1
      From 2 September 1939, her married name became Seely.1

Citations

  1. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 717. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."

Jonkheer Frans Izaak van Haeften1

M, #117259, b. 16 November 1876, d. 10 May 1979
Last Edited=11 Feb 2014
     Jonkheer Frans Izaak van Haeften was born on 16 November 1876 at Batavia, Java, Indonesia.2 He was the son of Jonkheer Johan Cornelis Adrianus van Haeften and Carolina Wilhelmina van Oven.2 He married Mabel Annie Brocklehurst, daughter of Sir Philip Lancaster Brocklehurst, 1st Bt. and Annie Lee Dewhurst, on 11 October 1905 at Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.2 He died on 10 May 1979 at age 102 at Easton Royal, Wiltshire, England.2
     He lived at The Hague, The Netherlands.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Scots Guards.2

Children of Jonkheer Frans Izaak van Haeften and Mabel Annie Brocklehurst

Citations

  1. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 718. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV, page 717.

David Peter Seely, 4th Baron Mottistone1

M, #117260, b. 16 December 1920, d. 24 November 2011
Last Edited=29 Dec 2011
     David Peter Seely, 4th Baron Mottistone was born on 16 December 1920.1 He was the son of John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone and Hon. Evelyn Izmé Murray.1 He married Anthea Christine McMullan, daughter of Thomas Victor Wallace McMullan, on 16 September 1944.1 He died on 24 November 2011 at age 90.2
     He was educated at Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon, England.3 He fought in the Second World War.3 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Navy.3 He was Captain of the H.M.S. Cossack between 1958 and 1959.3 He was Deputy Director of the Signal Divsion, Admiralty between 1961 and 1963.3 He was commander of the 24th Escort Squadron and H.M.S. Ajax between 1964 and 1965.3 He fought in the Malayan Campaign between 1964 and 1965, where he was mentioned in despatches.3 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Mottistone, of Mottistone, co. Southampton [U.K., 1933] on 4 December 1966.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of the Isle of Wight between 1981 and 1985.3 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1984.3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight between 1985 and 1995.3 He was invested as a Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.) in 1989.3 He held the office of Governor of the Isle of Wight between 1992 and 1995.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor fo Literature (D.Litt.) by Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, in 1993.3 He lived in 1999 at The Old Parsonage, Mottistone, Isle of Wight, England.3

Children of David Peter Seely, 4th Baron Mottistone and Anthea Christine McMullan

Citations

  1. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 718. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2012. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]