E. Montefiore Micholls1

M, #118271
Last Edited=28 Mar 2004

Child of E. Montefiore Micholls and Ada Beddington

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 354. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Ada Beddington1

F, #118272
Last Edited=28 Mar 2004
     Ada Beddington is the daughter of Maurice Beddington.1

Child of Ada Beddington and E. Montefiore Micholls

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 354. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Maurice Beddington1

M, #118273
Last Edited=28 Mar 2004

Child of Maurice Beddington

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 354. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Marcus Richard Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted1

M, #118274, b. 1 June 1909, d. 15 October 1986
Last Edited=27 Jul 2014
     Marcus Richard Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted was born on 1 June 1909.1 He was the son of Walter Horace Samuel, 2nd Viscount Bearsted and Dorothy Montefiore Micholls.1 He married, firstly, Elizabeth Heather Firmston-Williams, daughter of Geoffrey Firmston-Williams and Muriel Margaret Jones, on 15 January 1947.2 He and Elizabeth Heather Firmston-Williams were divorced in 1966.2 He married, secondly, Jean Agnew Wallace, daughter of R. A. Wallace, on 24 January 1968.2 He died on 15 October 1986 at age 77, without male issue.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Warwickshire Yeomanry.1 He was educated at New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.2 He was Joint Master of Foxhounds for Warwickshire between 1935 and 1956.3 He gained the rank of Major in the Warwickshire Yeomanry.3 He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1944, where he was wounded.3 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.) in 1945.3 He succeeded as the 3rd Baron Bearsted, of Maidstone, co. Kent [U.K., 1921] on 8 November 1948.2 He succeeded as the 3rd Viscount Bearsted, of Maidstone, co. Kent [U.K., 1925] on 8 November 1948.2 He succeeded as the 3rd Baronet Samuel [U.K., 1903] on 8 November 1948.2 On 20 January 1949 he had £21,000 of jewellery stolen from a safe in his flat.4 He was a director of Lloyds Bank.3 He was a director of Hill Samuel Group.3 He was a director of Sun Alliance.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Warwickshire in 1950.3

Children of Marcus Richard Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted and Elizabeth Heather Firmston-Williams

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 354. 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 688. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 218. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  5. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Elizabeth Heather Firmston-Williams1

F, #118275, b. 16 April 1926, d. May 1993
Last Edited=1 Jul 2015
     Elizabeth Heather Firmston-Williams was born on 16 April 1926 at Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Geoffrey Firmston-Williams and Muriel Margaret Jones.1,2 She married, firstly, Marcus Richard Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted, son of Walter Horace Samuel, 2nd Viscount Bearsted and Dorothy Montefiore Micholls, on 15 January 1947.1 She and Marcus Richard Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted were divorced in 1966.1 She married, secondly, Colonel Sir Ronald Hugh Grierson, son of Ernest James Grierson and Gerda (?), on 31 October 1966 at Washington, D.C., U.S.A.G.3 She died in May 1993 at age 67 at Westminster, London, England.2
     From 15 January 1947, her married name became Samuel.1 After her marriage, Elizabeth Heather Firmston-Williams was styled as Viscountess Bearsted on 8 November 1948. From 31 October 1966, her married name became Grierson.3

Children of Elizabeth Heather Firmston-Williams and Marcus Richard Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted

Child of Elizabeth Heather Firmston-Williams and Colonel Sir Ronald Hugh Grierson

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 688. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S2249] David Alan, 1960 (aka Lyon) Grierson, "re: Grierson Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 April 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Grierson Family."
  3. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 2 November 1966. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 219. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  5. [S203] The Times, 19 September 1969.


Geoffrey Firmston-Williams1

M, #118276, b. 1882, d. 1964
Last Edited=27 Jul 2014
     Geoffrey Firmston-Williams was born in 1882.2 He married Muriel Margaret Jones circa 1920.3 He died in 1964.2
     He lived at 72 Cadogan Square, London, EnglandG.4

Child of Geoffrey Firmston-Williams and Muriel Margaret Jones

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 688. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  3. [S2249] David Alan, 1960 (aka Lyon) Grierson, "re: Grierson Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 April 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Grierson Family."
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 219. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Jean Agnew Wallace1

F, #118277, d. 31 October 1978
Last Edited=29 Mar 2004
     Jean Agnew Wallace was the daughter of R. A. Wallace.1 She married, firstly, Major John Somerville before 1968.1 She married, secondly, Marcus Richard Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted, son of Walter Horace Samuel, 2nd Viscount Bearsted and Dorothy Montefiore Micholls, on 24 January 1968.1 She died on 31 October 1978.2
     From before 1968, her married name became Somerville.1 After her marriage, Jean Agnew Wallace was styled as Viscountess Bearsted on 24 January 1968. From 24 January 1968, her married name became Samuel.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 688. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 219. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

R. A. Wallace1

M, #118278
Last Edited=29 Mar 2004

Child of R. A. Wallace

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 688. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 219. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Major John Somerville1

M, #118279
Last Edited=19 Jun 2008
     Major John Somerville married Jean Agnew Wallace, daughter of R. A. Wallace, before 1968.1

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 688. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Peter Montefiore Samuel Samuel, 4th Viscount Bearsted1

M, #118280, b. 9 December 1911, d. 9 June 1996
Last Edited=31 Jan 2011
     Peter Montefiore Samuel Samuel, 4th Viscount Bearsted was born on 9 December 1911.1 He was the son of Walter Horace Samuel, 2nd Viscount Bearsted and Dorothy Montefiore Micholls.1 He married, firstly, Deirdre du Barry du Lavey, daughter of Thomas Franklin Marshall du Lavey, on 11 October 1939.1 He and Deirdre du Barry du Lavey were divorced in 1942.1 He married, secondly, Hon. Elizabeth Adelaide Cohen, daughter of Lionel Leonard Cohen, Baron Cohen and Adelaide Spielmann, on 20 March 1946.1 He married, thirdly, Nina Alice Hilary Hearn, daughter of Reginald John Hearn, in 1984.2 He died on 9 June 1996 at age 84.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He was a director of Shell Transport and Trading between 1938 and 1982.2 He gained the rank of Major in the Warwickshire Yeomanry (Territorial Army).2 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.2 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1943.2 He was a director of Mayborn Group plc between 1946 and 1996.2 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.) in 1951.2 He was Deputy-Chairman of the Hill Samuel Group between 1965 and 1982.2 He was a director of the Hill Samuel Group between 1965 and 1987.2 He succeeded as the 4th Viscount Bearsted, of Maidstone, co. Kent [U.K., 1925] on 15 October 1986.1 He succeeded as the 4th Baron Bearsted, of Maidstone, co. Kent [U.K., 1921] on 15 October 1986.1 He succeeded as the 4th Baronet Samuel [U.K., 1903] on 15 October 1986.1

Children of Peter Montefiore Samuel Samuel, 4th Viscount Bearsted and Hon. Elizabeth Adelaide Cohen

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 688. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 219. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]