Lady Maud Lygon1

F, #142521, b. 1882, d. 27 December 1962
Last Edited=1 Jun 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
     Lady Maud Lygon was born in 1882.2 She was the daughter of Frederick Lygon, 6th Earl Beauchamp and Lady Emily Annora Charlotte Pierrepont.2,1 She married Samuel John Gurney Hoare, 1st and last Viscount Templewood, son of Sir Samuel Hoare, 1st Bt. and Katharine Louisa Hart Davis, on 17 October 1909.1 She died on 27 December 1962.1
      From 17 October 1909, her married name became Hoare.1 She was invested as a Dame Commander, Order of the British Empire (D.B.E.) in 1927.3 As a result of her marriage, Lady Maud Lygon was styled as Viscountess Templemore on 14 July 1944.

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 759. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S43] Dorothy E. Williams, The Lygons of Madresfield Court (Worcester, U.K.: Logaston Press, 2001), family tree. Hereinafter cited as The Lygons of Madresfield Court.
  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 266. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Samuel John Gurney Hoare, 1st and last Viscount Templewood1

M, #142522, b. 1880, d. 7 May 1959
Last Edited=1 Jun 2011
     Samuel John Gurney Hoare, 1st and last Viscount Templewood was born in 1880.1 He was the son of Sir Samuel Hoare, 1st Bt. and Katharine Louisa Hart Davis.1,2 He married Lady Maud Lygon, daughter of Frederick Lygon, 6th Earl Beauchamp and Lady Emily Annora Charlotte Pierrepont, on 17 October 1909.3 He died on 7 May 1959, without issue.3
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.2 He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1903 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He held the office of Member of the London County Council in 1907, for Brixton.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Chelsea between 1910 and 1944.2 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.2 He gained the rank of GSO(1).2 He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1920 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He held the office of Secretary of State, Air between 1922 and January 1924.2 He held the office of Secretary of State, Air between November 1924 and June 1929.2 He held the office of Secretary of State, India between 1931 and 1935.2 He gained the title of 2nd Baronet Hoare, of Sidestrand Hall, co. Norfolk and Hampstead, co. Middlesex [U.K., 1899] on 14 January 1931.2 He held the office of Secretary of State, Foreign Affairs between June 1935 and December 1935.2 He held the office of First Lord of the Admiralty between June 1936 and 1937.2 He held the office of Home Secretary between May 1937 and September 1939.2 He held the office of Lord Privy Seal between September 1939 and April 1940.2 He held the office of Secretary of State, Air between April 1940 and May 1940.2 He held the office of Ambassador to Spain between May 1940 and December 1944.2 He was created 1st Viscount Templewood, of Chelsea, co. Middlesex [U.K.] on 14 July 1944.2

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  2. [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 266. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  3. [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 759. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Lettice Patricia Mary Lygon1,2

F, #142523, b. 1940, d. 24 February 2007
Last Edited=4 Apr 2007
     Lettice Patricia Mary Lygon was born in 1940.1 She was the daughter of Hon. Richard Edward Lygon and Patricia Janet Norman.1 She died on 24 February 2007, unmarried.2

Citations

  1. [S43] Dorothy E. Williams, The Lygons of Madresfield Court (Worcester, U.K.: Logaston Press, 2001), family tree. Hereinafter cited as The Lygons of Madresfield Court.
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Colette Elizabeth Erskine1

F, #142524
Last Edited=25 Jun 2006
     Colette Elizabeth Erskine is the daughter of Roseanna Havelock.1 She married Gabriel Orlando Campbell Harrison, son of Malcolm Harrison and Emily Kate Campbell Anstruther, on 20 May 2006.1
      From 20 May 2006, her married name became Harrison.2

Citations

  1. [S1639] Gabriel Harrison, "re: Harrison Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 14 March 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Harrison Family."
  2. [S1775] Kate Crosby, "re: Harrison Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 22 June 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Harrison Family."

Field Marshal William Riddell Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood1

M, #142525, b. 13 September 1865, d. 17 May 1951
Last Edited=3 Feb 2011
     Field Marshal William Riddell Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood was born on 13 September 1865 at Kirkee, Poona, India.1 He was the son of Herbert Mills Birdwood and Edith Marion Sidonie Impey.1 He was baptised at Kirkee, Poona, India.1 He married Janetta Hope Gonville Bromhead, daughter of Colonel Sir Benjamin Parnell Bromhead, 4th Bt. and Hannah Smith, on 5 March 1894 at Lahore Cathedral, Lahore, India.2 He died on 17 May 1951 at age 85.3
     He was educated at Clifton College, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1883 in the service of the 4th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1885 in the service of the 12th Lancers.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1886 in the service of the 11th Bengal Lancers, Indian Army.1 He fought in the Hazara Expedition in 1891.1 He fought in the Isazai Expedition in 1892.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1896.1 He fought in the Tirah Campaign between 1897 and 1898, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Major.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1902, where he was severely wounded, and was mentioned in despatches five times.1 He gained the rank of Major in 1900.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel.1 He was Military Secretary to the Commander-in-Chief, South Africa in 1902, Lord Kitchener.1 He was Assistant Military Secretary and Interpreter to the Commander-in-Chief, India in 1902, Viscount Kitchener.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1902.1 He was Assistant Adjutant-General, India in 1904.1 He was Military Secretary to the Commander-in-Chief, India in 1905.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1905.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King Edward VII between 1906 and 1910.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Indian Empire (C.I.E.) in 1908.4 He fought in the Mohmand Expedition in 1908, as Chief Staff Officer, and was again mentioned in despatches.1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1908.4 He gained the rank of Brigadier-General in 1909.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Star of India (C.S.I.) in 1910.4 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King George V between 1910 and 1911.1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1911.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1911.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1915.1 He was Commander of the Dardenelles Force in 1915 during the evacuation from Gallipoli.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force in 1915.1 He was Commander of the ANZAC Forces in 1915 at the landing at Gallipoli, where he was wounded.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1915.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Star of India (K.C.S.I.) in 1915.1 He gained the rank of General in 1917.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1917.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King George V between 1917 and 1922.1 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre (French).1 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre (Belgian).1 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cross, Legion of Honour.4 He was decorated with the award of the Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.) (U.S.).1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1919.1 He recevied the thanks of Palriament and a grant of £10,000 for his services during the First World War.1 He was created 1st Baronet Birdwood [U.K.] on 6 October 1919.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Northen Command, India between 1920 and 1924.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1923.1 He held the office of Member of the Executive Council and Council of State for India in 1924.1 He was Acting Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in India in 1924.1 He gained the rank of Field Marshal in 1925.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in India between 1925 and 1930.1 He held the office of Member of the Viceroy's Executive Council and Council of State for India between 1925 and 1930.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Commander, Order of the Star of India (G.C.S.I.) in 1930.1 He was President of Clifton College.2 He was a Master between 1931 and 1938 at Peterhouse College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He held the office of Captain of Deal Castle in 1935.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1937.1 He was created 1st Baron Birdwood, of Anzac, and of Totnes, co. Devon [U.K.] on 25 January 1938.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Master of Arts (M.A.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Melbourne University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Sydney University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.2 He was invested as a Knight of Grace, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (K.G.St.J.).2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Durham University, Durham, County Durham, England.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Literature (D.Litt.) by Reading University, Reading, Berkshire, England.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Empire Society (F.R.E.S.).4 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     

Children of Field Marshal William Riddell Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood and Janetta Hope Gonville Bromhead

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 599. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XIII, page 600.
  3. [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 735. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 379. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Birdwood, William Riddell". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.


Herbert Mills Birdwood1

M, #142526, b. 29 January 1837, d. 21 February 1907
Last Edited=2 Oct 2006
     Herbert Mills Birdwood was born on 29 January 1837.2 He was the son of General Christopher Birdwood and Lydia Juliana Taylor.3 He married Edith Marion Sidonie Impey, daughter of Surg.-Maj. Elijah George Halhed Impey and Jane Anne Riddell, on 29 January 1861.2 He died on 21 February 1907 at age 70.1
     He graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1,2 He graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Doctor of Law (LL.D.).1,2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).2 He held the office of Member of the Legislative Council (M.L.C.) [Bombay].1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Star of India (C.S.I.).1 He held the office of Judge of the High Court of Bombay.1

Children of Herbert Mills Birdwood and Edith Marion Sidonie Impey

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 599. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 379. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Edith Marion Sidonie Impey1

F, #142527, b. 1 December 1843, d. August 1912
Last Edited=26 Jan 2013
     Edith Marion Sidonie Impey was born on 1 December 1843.2 She was the daughter of Surg.-Maj. Elijah George Halhed Impey and Jane Anne Riddell.1,2 She was baptised on 21 February 1844 at Mhow, Bengal, India.2 She married Herbert Mills Birdwood, son of General Christopher Birdwood and Lydia Juliana Taylor, on 29 January 1861.3 She died in August 1912 at age 68.1
      From 29 January 1861, her married name became Birdwood.1

Children of Edith Marion Sidonie Impey and Herbert Mills Birdwood

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 599. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  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. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 379. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Surg.-Maj. Elijah George Halhed Impey1

M, #142528, b. 21 September 1818
Last Edited=26 Jan 2013
     Surg.-Maj. Elijah George Halhed Impey was baptised on 21 September 1818 at Cawnpore, Bengal, India.2 He was the son of Elijah Impey and Marian (?).2 He married Jane Anne Riddell, daughter of Thomas Riddell and Jane Ferrier, in 1843.3
     He gained the rank of Surgeon-Major in the service of the Bombay Horse Artillery.1

Children of Surg.-Maj. Elijah George Halhed Impey and Jane Anne Riddell

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 599. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  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. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3343. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Powlett1

M, #142529, b. 1722, d. before 1757
Last Edited=9 Mar 2005
     William Powlett was born in 1722.1 He was the son of William Powlett and Lady Annabella Bennet.1 He died before 1757, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S1289] William William-Powlett, "re: William-Powlett Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 4 March 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: William-Powlett Family."

Jane Powlett1

F, #142530, b. 1702, d. 1755
Last Edited=9 Mar 2005
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Jane Powlett was born in 1702.1 She was the daughter of Lord William Powlett and Louisa de Caumont.1 She died in 1755.1

Citations

  1. [S1289] William William-Powlett, "re: William-Powlett Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 4 March 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: William-Powlett Family."