Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st and last Viscount Cecil of Chelwood1

M, #16411, b. 14 September 1864, d. 24 November 1958
Last Edited=28 Dec 2012
Edgar Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood 2
     Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st and last Viscount Cecil of Chelwood was born on 14 September 1864 at Duchess Street, Cavendish Square, London, England.1,3 He was the son of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and Georgina Alderson.1 He was baptised at All Souls, Langham Place, Marylebone, London, England.3 He married Lady Eleanor Lambton, daughter of George Frederick D'Arcy Lambton, 2nd Earl of Durham and Lady Beatrix Frances Hamilton, on 22 January 1889 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.1,3 He died on 24 November 1958 at age 94.1
     He was educated between 1878 and 1881 at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3 He graduated from University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1885 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1887 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law.1 He wrote the book The Principles of Commercial Law, published 1891.4 He was invested as a Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) in 1899.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for East Marylebone between 1906 and 1910.1 He held the office of Bencher of the Inner Temple in 1910.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Hertfordshire between 1911 and 1920.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Independent) for Hertfordshire, Hitchin Division between 1911 and 1923.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1915.1 He held the office of Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs between 1915 and 1918.1 He held the office of Minister of the Blockade between 1916 and 1918.3 He held the office of Chancellor of Birmingham University in 1918.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1919.3
     He helped draft the Covenant of the League of Nations.1 He held the office of Lord Privy Seal between 1923 and 1924.1 He was created 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, of Grinstead, co. Sussex [U.K.] on 24 December 1923.1 He held the office of Lord Rector of Aberdeen University between 1924 and 1927.3 He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster between 1924 and 1927.1 He wrote the book The Way of Peace, published 1928 (ASIN: B000J6FUNM).3 He was decorated with the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     


Citations

  1. [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 62. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct 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. [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 392. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3506. 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), Gascoyne-Cecil, Edgar Algernon Robert. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Colonel Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil1

M, #16412, b. 12 July 1867, d. 13 December 1918
Last Edited=7 May 2011
     Colonel Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil was born on 12 July 1867.2 He was the son of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and Georgina Alderson.1 He married Violet Georgina Maxse, daughter of Admiral Frederick Augustus Maxse and Cecilia Steel, on 18 June 1894.1 He died on 13 December 1918 at age 51.1
     He was commissioned in 1887, in the service of the Grenadier Guards.3 He fought in the Dongola Expedition in 1896.3 He was on a special mission to King Menelik of Abyssinia in 1897.3 He fought in the Nile Expedition in 1898.3 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1898.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Major.3 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1901, where he was mentioned in despatches.3 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel.3 He was Agent-General to the Sudan and Director of Intelligence Cairo between 1904 and 1906.3 He was Under-Secretary of War, Egypt in 1906.3 He was Under-Secretary of Finance, Egypt between 1907 and 1913.3 He was Financial Advisor ot Egypt between 1912 and 1918.3 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1913.1 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cordon, Order of the Nile of Egypt in 1915.3 He lived at Great Wigsell, Bodiam, Sussex, England.4 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     

Children of Colonel Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil and Violet Georgina Maxse

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 352. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S2184] Penny Graham, "re: Sackville-West Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 7 March 2007 - 30 January 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Sackville-West Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [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 196. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), Gascoyne-Cecil, Edward Herbert. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Hugh Richard Heathcote Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st and last Baron Quickswood1

M, #16413, b. 14 October 1869, d. 10 December 1956
Last Edited=7 May 2011
     Hugh Richard Heathcote Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st and last Baron Quickswood was born on 14 October 1869.1 He was the son of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and Georgina Alderson.1 He died on 10 December 1956 at age 87, unmarried.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He graduated from University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1891 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was Assistant Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (his father) between 1891 and 1892.1 He was a Fellow between 1891 and 1936 at Hertford College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He graduated from University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1894 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Greenwich between 1895 and 1906.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Oxford University between 1910 and 1937.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Royal Flying Corps.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 16 January 1918.1 He was the Provost between 1936 and 1944 at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was created 1st Baron Quickswood, of Clothall, co. Hertford [U.K.] on 25 January 1941.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Citations

  1. [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 223. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), Gascoyne-Cecil, Hugh Richard. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Lady Beatrix Maud Cecil1

F, #16414, d. 27 April 1950
Last Edited=11 Dec 2011
     Lady Beatrix Maud Cecil was the daughter of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and Georgina Alderson.1 She married William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne, son of Roundell Palmer, 1st Earl of Selborne and Laura Waldegrave, on 27 October 1883.1 She died on 27 April 1950.1
     She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Hampshire.1 Her married name became Palmer.

Children of Lady Beatrix Maud Cecil and William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3506. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Gwendolen Cecil1

F, #16415, d. 28 September 1945
Last Edited=6 Jun 2010
     Lady Gwendolen Cecil was the daughter of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and Georgina Alderson.1 She died on 28 September 1945, unmarried.1
     She wrote the book The Life of Robert, Marquis of Salisbury, published 1921, 2 volumes.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3506. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Fanny Georgina Mildred Cecil1

F, #16416, d. 24 April 1867
Last Edited=7 May 2011
     Fanny Georgina Mildred Cecil was the daughter of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and Georgina Alderson.1 She died on 24 April 1867.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3506. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Florence Mary Bootle-Wilbraham1

F, #16417, d. 17 May 1944
Last Edited=10 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Florence Mary Bootle-Wilbraham was the daughter of Edward Bootle-Wilbraham, 1st Earl of Lathom and Lady Alice Villiers.1 She married Rt. Rev. Lord Rupert Ernest William Cecil, son of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and Georgina Alderson, on 16 August 1887.1 She died on 17 May 1944.1
      Her married name became Cecil.

Children of Lady Florence Mary Bootle-Wilbraham and Rt. Rev. Lord Rupert Ernest William Cecil

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3505. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Edward Bootle-Wilbraham, 1st Earl of Lathom1

M, #16418, b. 12 December 1837, d. 19 November 1898
Last Edited=15 Sep 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
     Edward Bootle-Wilbraham, 1st Earl of Lathom was born on 12 December 1837.1 He was the son of Hon. Richard Bootle-Wilbraham and Jessy Brooke.1 He married Lady Alice Villiers, daughter of George William Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon and Lady Katherine Grimston, on 16 August 1860.2 He died on 19 November 1898 at age 60.
     He was Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) Lancashire.2 He was educated Eton and Ch Ch Oxford.2 He was County Lancaster.2 He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.).2 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Skelmersdale [U.K., 1828] on 3 April 1853.1 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was Ld-in-Waiting , Captain Yeomen Gd 1874–80, Lord Chamberlain 1885–Feb 1886, Aug 1886–92 and 1895–98, Honour Colonel Lancashire Hussars in 1866.2 He held the office of Lord in Waiting between 1866 and 1868.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1874.1 He held the office of Captain of the Yeoman of the Guard between 1874 and 1880.1 He gained the title of 1st Earl of Lathom, co. Lancaster [U.K.] on 3 May 1880.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1892.1

Children of Edward Bootle-Wilbraham, 1st Earl of Lathom and Lady Alice Villiers

Citations

  1. [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 172. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3637. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Eleanor Lambton1

F, #16419, b. 1868, d. 24 April 1959
Last Edited=20 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Lady Eleanor Lambton was born in 1868. She was the daughter of George Frederick D'Arcy Lambton, 2nd Earl of Durham and Lady Beatrix Frances Hamilton.1,2 She married Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st and last Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, son of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and Georgina Alderson, on 22 January 1889 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.1,3 She died on 24 April 1959, without issue.2
      Her married name became Gascoyne-Cecil.

Citations

  1. [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 62. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1247. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [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 392. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Violet Georgina Maxse1

F, #16420, b. 1872, d. 10 October 1958
Last Edited=6 Jun 2010
     Violet Georgina Maxse was born in 1872.2 She was the daughter of Admiral Frederick Augustus Maxse and Cecilia Steel.1 She married, firstly, Colonel Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil, son of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and Georgina Alderson, on 18 June 1894.1 She married, secondly, Alfred Milner, 1st and last Viscount Milner, son of Charles Milner and Mary Ierne Ready, on 26 February 1921.1 She died on 10 October 1958 at Great Wigsell, Salehurst, Sussex, England.2
      From 18 June 1894, her married name became Gascoyne-Cecil. She wrote the book My Picture Gallery.1 She was decorated with the award of the Chevalier, Legion of Honour.1 From 26 February 1921, her married name became Milner. She was editor of the National Review between 1931 and 1948.1 She was invested as a Dame of Grace, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (D.G.St.J.).1

Children of Violet Georgina Maxse and Colonel Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 352. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S2184] Penny Graham, "re: Sackville-West Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 7 March 2007 - 30 January 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Sackville-West Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]