Andrew Piers Keelan1

M, #142791, b. 27 December 1944
Last Edited=25 Apr 2010
     Andrew Piers Keelan was born on 27 December 1944.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Roderick Esmond Thomas Keelan and Margaret Riddell Birdwood.1 He married Wendy Potter in 1970.1,2
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the South Wales Borderers.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Regiment of Wales.1

Children of Andrew Piers Keelan and Wendy Potter

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 379. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4598] Andrew Keelan, "re: Keelan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 22 April 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Keelan Family."

Wendy Potter1

F, #142792
Last Edited=25 Apr 2010
     Wendy Potter married Andrew Piers Keelan, son of Lt.-Col. Roderick Esmond Thomas Keelan and Margaret Riddell Birdwood, in 1970.1,2
     She lived at St. Mellons, Glamorgan, WalesG.1 From 1970, her married name became Keelan.1

Children of Wendy Potter and Andrew Piers Keelan

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 379. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4598] Andrew Keelan, "re: Keelan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 22 April 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Keelan Family."

Margaret Anne Keelan1

F, #142793, b. 28 October 1947
Last Edited=13 Mar 2005
     Margaret Anne Keelan was born on 28 October 1947.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. Roderick Esmond Thomas Keelan and Margaret Riddell Birdwood.1 She married Francis Archer Coulson.1
     Her married name became Coulson.1

Citations

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

Francis Archer Coulson1

M, #142794
Last Edited=13 Mar 2005

Citations

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

Brig.-Gen. Halhed Brodrick Birdwood1

M, #142795, b. 29 May 1870, d. 20 December 1939
Last Edited=10 Oct 2007
     Brig.-Gen. Halhed Brodrick Birdwood was born on 29 May 1870.1 He was the son of Herbert Mills Birdwood and Edith Marion Sidonie Impey.1 He married Dorothy Rose Ravenshaw, daughter of Colonel Charles Withers Ravenshaw and Hannah Barker, on 3 October 1907.2,3 He died on 20 December 1939 at age 69.1
     He lived at Deaks Farm House, Cuckfield, Sussex, EnglandG.2 He was educated at Clifton College, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Peterhouse College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Tirah Campaign between 1897 and 1898.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1901 and 1902.1 He gained the rank of Brigadier-General in the Indian Army.1 He fought in the Persian Campaign between 1911 and 1913.1 He fought in the First World War.1

Child of Brig.-Gen. Halhed Brodrick Birdwood and Dorothy Rose Ravenshaw

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 379. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S68] H. Pirie-Gordon, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 15th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1937), page 1894. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 15th ed.


Dorothy Rose Ravenshaw1,2

F, #142796, d. 4 May 1973
Last Edited=12 Jan 2006
     Dorothy Rose Ravenshaw was the daughter of Colonel Charles Withers Ravenshaw and Hannah Barker.1,2 She married Brig.-Gen. Halhed Brodrick Birdwood, son of Herbert Mills Birdwood and Edith Marion Sidonie Impey, on 3 October 1907.3,2 She died on 4 May 1973.1
     From 3 October 1907, her married name became Birdwood.1

Child of Dorothy Rose Ravenshaw and Brig.-Gen. Halhed Brodrick Birdwood

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 379. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S68] H. Pirie-Gordon, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 15th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1937), page 1894. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 15th ed.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Colonel Charles Withers Ravenshaw1,2

M, #142797, b. 29 September 1851, d. 1935
Last Edited=1 Feb 2006
     Colonel Charles Withers Ravenshaw was born on 29 September 1851.2 He was the son of Thomas Edward Ravenshaw and Mary Susannah Symonds.3 He married Hannah Barker, daughter of William Barker, on 8 August 1883.2 He died in 1935.2
     He was educated at Haileybury College, Haileybury, Hertfordshire, EnglandG.2 He gained the rank of Colonel in the Indian Staff Corps.2 He held the office of Resident at Nepal.2 He lived at Nether Priors, Halstead, Essex, EnglandG.1

Children of Colonel Charles Withers Ravenshaw and Hannah Barker

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 379. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S68] H. Pirie-Gordon, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 15th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1937), page 1894. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 15th ed.
  3. [S68] H. Pirie-Gordon, Burke's Landed Gentry, 15th ed., page 1895.

Dorothy Birdwood1

F, #142798, d. 3 April 1972
Last Edited=10 Oct 2007
     Dorothy Birdwood was the daughter of Brig.-Gen. Halhed Brodrick Birdwood and Dorothy Rose Ravenshaw.1 She married Commander Sir Richard Colville, son of Admiral Hon. Sir Stanley Cecil James Colville and Lady Adelaide Jane Meade, on 2 January 1933.1 She died on 3 April 1972.1
     From 2 January 1933, her married name became Colville.1

Children of Dorothy Birdwood and Commander Sir Richard Colville

Citations

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

Commander Sir Richard Colville1

M, #142799, b. 26 September 1907, d. 14 June 1975
Last Edited=8 Nov 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Commander Sir Richard Colville 2
     Commander Sir Richard Colville was born on 26 September 1907.3 He was the son of Admiral Hon. Sir Stanley Cecil James Colville and Lady Adelaide Jane Meade.1,3 He married Dorothy Birdwood, daughter of Brig.-Gen. Halhed Brodrick Birdwood and Dorothy Rose Ravenshaw, on 2 January 1933.1 He died on 14 June 1975 at age 67.3
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow, London, EnglandG.3 He gained the rank of Commander (Paymaster) in the Royal Navy.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.) in 1943.3 He held the office of Press Secretary to HM King George VI between 1947 and 1952.3 He was appointed Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) in 1950.3 He held the office of Press Secretary to HM Queen Elizabeth II between 1952 and 1968.3 He was appointed Commander, Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) in 1953.3 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1960.3 He was appointed Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1965.3 He held the office of Extra Equery to HM Queen Elizabeth II between 1968 and 1975.3

Children of Commander Sir Richard Colville and Dorothy Birdwood

Citations

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

Richard Lockington Birdwood1

M, #142800, b. 7 September 1879, d. November 1914
Last Edited=19 Nov 2005
     Richard Lockington Birdwood was born on 7 September 1879.1 He was the son of Herbert Mills Birdwood and Edith Marion Sidonie Impey.1 He died in November 1914 at age 35 at Basra, IraqG, killed in action.1
     He was educated at Clifton College, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the Political Department, Indian Army.1 He fought in the First World War.

Citations

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