James David Graham Niven1

M, #183111, b. 1 March 1910, d. 29 July 1983
Last Edited=24 Feb 2007
David Niven
as James Bond in Casino Royale2
     James David Graham Niven was born on 1 March 1910 at London, EnglandG.1 He was the son of William Edward Graham Niven and Henriette Julia Degacher.4 He married, firstly, Primula Susan Rollo, daughter of Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo and Lady Kathleen Nina Hill, on 21 September 1940 at Huish, Wiltshire, EnglandG.1 He married, secondly, Hjördis Paulina Genberg on 14 January 1948 at South Kensington Register Office, Kensington, London, EnglandG.1 He died on 29 July 1983 at age 73 at Chateau d'Oex, Lake Geneva, SwitzerlandG, with Lou Gehrig's disease.1,2
     James David Graham Niven usually went by his middle name of David.1 He was educated at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He was a film actor.2 He fought in the Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Major in the Rifle Brigade.1 He was awarded the Academy Award in 1958 for best actor, in Separate Tables.2 He adopted Kristina Niven in 1960.1 He adopted Fiona Niven in 1965.1

Children of James David Graham Niven and Hjördis Paulina Genberg

Children of James David Graham Niven and Primula Susan Rollo

Citations

  1. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 30 July 1983. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Primula Susan Rollo1

F, #183112, b. 18 February 1918, d. 21 May 1946
Last Edited=5 Aug 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
David Niven, and his wife Primula2
     Primula Susan Rollo was born on 18 February 1918.3 She was the daughter of Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo and Lady Kathleen Nina Hill.1 She married James David Graham Niven, son of William Edward Graham Niven and Henriette Julia Degacher, on 21 September 1940 at Huish, Wiltshire, EnglandG.1 She died on 21 May 1946 at age 28 at Hollywood, California, U.S.A.G, from an accidental fall down a flight of stairs, while playing a game of charades.1
     She fought in the Second World War, in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.1 From 21 September 1940, her married name became Niven.1

Children of Primula Susan Rollo and James David Graham Niven

Citations

  1. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 30 July 1983. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  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 volume 3, page 3385. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo1

M, #183113, b. 23 June 1890, d. 3 October 1962
Last Edited=17 Jul 2016
     Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo was born on 23 June 1890.2 He was the son of Hon. Eric Norman Rollo and Constance Maud Hohler.3 He married, firstly, Lady Kathleen Nina Hill, daughter of Arthur Wills John Wellington Trumbull Hill, 6th Marquess of Downshire and Katherine Mary Hare, on 14 February 1917.3 He and Lady Kathleen Nina Hill were divorced in 1946.3 He married, secondly, Diana Joan Wrey, daughter of Edward Castell Wrey and Katherine Joan Dene, on 21 November 1946.3 He died on 3 October 1962 at age 72, in a hunting accident.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1911 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)2 He fought in the First World War.2 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1914 entitled to practise as a barrister.2 He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Scots Guards.2 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.)2 He was a practising solicitor in 1921.2 He was with Withers, Nicholl, Manisty & Company.2 He fought in the Second World War.2 He gained the rank of Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.2 In August 1946 he was granted the rank of a Lord of Parliament's younger son.2

Children of Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo and Lady Kathleen Nina Hill

Citations

  1. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 30 July 1983. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3384. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Kathleen Nina Hill1

F, #183114, b. 15 September 1898, d. 30 November 1960
Last Edited=22 Aug 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Kathleen Nina Hill was born on 15 September 1898.1 She was the daughter of Arthur Wills John Wellington Trumbull Hill, 6th Marquess of Downshire and Katherine Mary Hare.2,1 She married, firstly, Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo, son of Hon. Eric Norman Rollo and Constance Maud Hohler, on 14 February 1917.1 She and Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo were divorced in 1946.1 She married, secondly, Lt.-Col. Daniel Vincent Hanson Asquith, son of Bentley Asquith, on 12 December 1949.1 She died on 30 November 1960 at age 62.1
     From 14 February 1917, her married name became Rollo.2 She was Company Assistant with the Auxiliary Territorial Service.1 From 12 December 1949, her married name became Asquith.1

Children of Lady Kathleen Nina Hill and Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1177. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 30 July 1983. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hjördis Paulina Genberg1

F, #183115, b. 1921, d. 1997
Last Edited=17 Jul 2016
     Hjördis Paulina Genberg was born in 1921 at SwedenG.1 She married, secondly, James David Graham Niven, son of William Edward Graham Niven and Henriette Julia Degacher, on 14 January 1948 at South Kensington Register Office, Kensington, London, EnglandG.2 She died in 1997.1
     Her married name became Tersmeden.2 She was a winner of Miss Sweden.3 From 14 January 1948, her married name became Niven.2 She adopted Kristina Niven in 1960.2 She adopted Fiona Niven in 1965.2

Children of Hjördis Paulina Genberg and James David Graham Niven

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  2. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 30 July 1983. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3385. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Kristina Niven1

F, #183116
Last Edited=30 Jan 2006
     Kristina Niven is the daughter of James David Graham Niven and Hjördis Paulina Genberg.1
     She was adopted by James David Graham Niven and Hjördis Paulina Genberg in 1960.1

Citations

  1. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 30 July 1983. Hereinafter cited as The Times.

Fiona Niven1

F, #183117
Last Edited=24 Feb 2007
     Fiona Niven is the daughter of James David Graham Niven and Hjördis Paulina Genberg.1
     She was adopted by James David Graham Niven and Hjördis Paulina Genberg in 1965.1

Citations

  1. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 30 July 1983. Hereinafter cited as The Times.

David Niven, Jr.1

M, #183118, b. 1942
Last Edited=17 Jul 2016
     David Niven, Jr. was born in 1942.1 He is the son of James David Graham Niven and Primula Susan Rollo.1 He married Barbara Alexander on 19 June 1993 at Beverley Hills, California, U.S.A.G.1
     He was a film agent and producer (titles include The Eagle Has Landed).2

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3385. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Barbara Alexander1

F, #183119
Last Edited=30 Jan 2006
     Barbara Alexander was born at Oregon, U.S.A.G.1 She married David Niven, Jr., son of James David Graham Niven and Primula Susan Rollo, on 19 June 1993 at Beverley Hills, California, U.S.A.G.1
     She was an actress.1 From 19 June 1993, her married name became Niven.1

Citations

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

James Niven1

M, #183120, b. circa 1946
Last Edited=17 Jul 2016
     James Niven was born circa 1946.1 He is the son of James David Graham Niven and Primula Susan Rollo.1 He married Fernanda Weatherill in 1968.1
     He was a banker, and auctioneer.2

Children of James Niven and Fernanda Weatherill

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3385. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]