Maj.-Gen. Merton Beckwith-Smith1

M, #149481, b. 11 July 1890, d. 11 November 1942
Last Edited=25 May 2015
     Maj.-Gen. Merton Beckwith-Smith was born on 11 July 1890 at 24 Walton Street, Chelsea, London, England.2 He was the son of Beckwith Beckwith-Smith and Georgina Butler Moore.2 He married Honor Dorothy Leigh, daughter of John Blundell Leigh and Lady Rose Nevill, on 14 March 1918.1 He died on 11 November 1942 at age 52 at POW camp, Karenko, Taiwan.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, Master of Arts (M.A.)2,1 He fought in the First World War.2 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1914.2 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel.2 He gained the rank of Major in the Coldstream Guards.2 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.)1 He lived at Aberarder, Strathnairn, Inverness-shire, ScotlandG.1 He fought in the Second World War, and was captured as a POW in Singapore.2 He was commander of the 1st Guards Brigade between 1939 and 1940.2 He lived at The Manor House, Stratton Audley, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.2 He was awarded the Croix de Guerre French.2 He was commander of the 18th Division in 1942.2

Children of Maj.-Gen. Merton Beckwith-Smith and Honor Dorothy Leigh

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 1, page 444. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Honor Dorothy Leigh1

F, #149482, b. 1892, d. 25 December 1982
Last Edited=6 Apr 2015
     Honor Dorothy Leigh was born in 1892.1 She was the daughter of John Blundell Leigh and Lady Rose Nevill.1 She married Maj.-Gen. Merton Beckwith-Smith, son of Beckwith Beckwith-Smith and Georgina Butler Moore, on 14 March 1918.1 She died on 25 December 1982.2
     From 14 March 1918, her married name became Beckwith-Smith.1 She was appointed Commander, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (C.St.J.)1 She was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1945.1

Children of Honor Dorothy Leigh and Maj.-Gen. Merton Beckwith-Smith

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 1, page 444. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Susan Elaine Parkes1

F, #149483
Last Edited=7 Sep 2013
     Susan Elaine Parkes is the daughter of Sidney Edward Parkes.1 She married John Moore Beckwith-Smith, son of Maj.-Gen. Merton Beckwith-Smith and Honor Dorothy Leigh, on 30 September 1954.
     From 30 September 1954, her married name became Beckwith-Smith.1

Children of Susan Elaine Parkes and John Moore Beckwith-Smith

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  2. [S219] Announcements, New York Times, New York, U.S.A., 9 September 2001. Hereinafter cited as New York Times.

Sidney Edward Parkes1

M, #149484
Last Edited=2 Jul 2005

Child of Sidney Edward Parkes

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Rupert Beckwith-Smith1

M, #149485, b. 17 November 1959
Last Edited=2 Jul 2005
     Rupert Beckwith-Smith was born on 17 November 1959.1 He is the son of John Moore Beckwith-Smith and Susan Elaine Parkes.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.


Camilla Lucy Beckwith-Smith1

F, #149486, b. 30 April 1958
Last Edited=2 Jul 2005
     Camilla Lucy Beckwith-Smith was born on 30 April 1958.1 She is the daughter of John Moore Beckwith-Smith and Susan Elaine Parkes.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Lady Serena Mary Bridgeman1

F, #149487, b. 1 July 1949, d. 16 January 2001
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Serena Mary Bridgeman was born on 1 July 1949.1 She was the daughter of Gerald Michael Orlando Bridgeman, 6th Earl of Bradford and Mary Willoughby Montgomery.1 She married Richard Arnold Andrew, son of John Ramsay Andrew, on 27 April 1978.1 She and Richard Arnold Andrew were divorced in 1989.1 She died on 16 January 2001 at age 51.1
     From 27 April 1978, her married name became Andrew.1 In 1989 her name was legally changed to Bridgeman.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 483. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Richard Arnold Andrew1

M, #149488, d. 2000
Last Edited=2 Jul 2005
     Richard Arnold Andrew was the son of John Ramsay Andrew.1 He married Lady Serena Mary Bridgeman, daughter of Gerald Michael Orlando Bridgeman, 6th Earl of Bradford and Mary Willoughby Montgomery, on 27 April 1978.1 He and Lady Serena Mary Bridgeman were divorced in 1989.1 He died in 2000.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 483. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Ramsay Andrew1

M, #149489
Last Edited=2 Jul 2005
     John Ramsay Andrew lived at St. Saviours, Guernsey, Channel IslandsG.1

Child of John Ramsay Andrew

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 483. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

James Francis Hayward1

M, #149490
Last Edited=2 Jul 2005
     James Francis Hayward lived at Plastow Green, Hampshire, EnglandG.1

Child of James Francis Hayward

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.