Lt.-Col. Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray1

M, #19631, b. 27 February 1910, d. 19 January 1995
Last Edited=26 Dec 2011
Weetman Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray 2
     Lt.-Col. Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray was born on 27 February 1910.3 He was the son of Weetman Harold Miller Pearson, 2nd Viscount Cowdray and Agnes Beryl Spencer-Churchill. He married, firstly, Lady Anne Pamela Bridgeman, daughter of Orlando Bridgeman, 5th Earl of Bradford and Hon. Margaret Cecilia Bruce, on 19 July 1939.1 He and Lady Anne Pamela Bridgeman were divorced in 1950.1 He married, secondly, Elizabeth Georgiana Mather Mather-Jackson, daughter of Sir Anthony Henry Mather Mather-Jackson, 6th Bt. and Evelyn Mary Stephenson, on 4 March 1953. See http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=30778 for newsreel footage of this wedding.3 He died on 19 January 1995 at age 84.3
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3 He was Captain.3 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.3 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Cowdray, of Midhurst, co. Sussex [U.K., 1910] on 5 October 1933.3 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Pearson [U.K., 1894] on 5 October 1933.3 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Cowdray, of Cowdray, co. Sussex [U.K., 1917] on 5 October 1933.3 He fought in the Second World War, where he was severely wounded in the retreat to Dunkirk, and had his left arm amputated.3 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel between 1940 and 1941 in the service of the Home Guard.3 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between September 1941 and December 1942, to the Under-Secretary of Air.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Sussex in 1945.3 He was Chairman of S. Pearson & Son between 1954 and 1977.

Children of Lt.-Col. Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray and Lady Anne Pamela Bridgeman

Children of Lt.-Col. Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray and Elizabeth Georgiana Mather Mather-Jackson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 483. 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]

Weetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray

M, #19632, b. 15 July 1856, d. 1 May 1927
Last Edited=18 Feb 2011
     Weetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray was born on 15 July 1856.1 He was the son of George Pearson and Sarah Dickinson.2 He married Annie Cass, daughter of Sir John Cass, on 22 June 1881.1 He died on 1 May 1927 at age 70.2
     He was created 1st Baronet Pearson [U.K.] on 26 June 1894.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Colchester between 1895 and 1910.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Aberdeenshire.1 He held the office of High Steward of Colchester.1 He was head of S. Pearson and Son.1 He was created 1st Baron Cowdray, of Midhurst, co. Sussex [U.K.] on 16 July 1910.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Engineering and Railway Staff Corps.1 He gained the rank of President of the Air Board between 1916 and 1917.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1917.1 He held the office of Lord Rector of Aberdeen University between 1917 and 1921.1 He was created 1st Viscount Cowdray, of Cowdray, co. Sussex [U.K.] on 2 January 1917.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1925.1

Children of Weetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray and Annie Cass

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 934. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hon. Angela Pearson1

F, #19633, b. 27 February 1910, d. 1981
Last Edited=3 Jun 2012
George Murray and Hon. Angela Pearson,
25 August 1930 2
     Hon. Angela Pearson was born on 27 February 1910.3 She was the daughter of Weetman Harold Miller Pearson, 2nd Viscount Cowdray and Agnes Beryl Spencer-Churchill.1,4 She married, firstly, Lt.-Col. George Anthony Murray, son of Sir George Evelyn Pemberton Murray and Muriel Mildred Elizabeth Hope, on 25 August 1930.5 She married, secondly, Lt.-Col. Robert Mordan Thorne Campbell-Preston, 12th of Ardchattan, son of Colonel Robert William Pigott Clarke Campbell-Preston of Ardchattan and Mary Augusta Margaret Nicol Thorne, on 5 June 1950.5 She died in 1981.3
      From 25 August 1930, her married name became Murray. She was Chairman of Westminster Press Provincial Newspapers Ltd.5 From 5 June 1950, her married name became Campbell-Preston.

Children of Hon. Angela Pearson and Lt.-Col. George Anthony Murray

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 48. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  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 1, page 935. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 135. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  6. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Lt.-Col. George Anthony Murray1

M, #19634, b. 7 January 1907, d. April 1945
Last Edited=12 Apr 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
George Murray and Hon. Angela Pearson,
25 August 1930 2
     Lt.-Col. George Anthony Murray was born on 7 January 1907.3 He was the son of Sir George Evelyn Pemberton Murray and Muriel Mildred Elizabeth Hope.1 He married Hon. Angela Pearson, daughter of Weetman Harold Miller Pearson, 2nd Viscount Cowdray and Agnes Beryl Spencer-Churchill, on 25 August 1930.3 He died in April 1945 at age 38 at Italy, killed in action.3
      Tony.4 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Scottish Horse (Territorial Army).3 He fought in the Second World War.3 He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.).3

Children of Lt.-Col. George Anthony Murray and Hon. Angela Pearson

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 48. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  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. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 135. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 935. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Anne Pamela Bridgeman1

F, #19635, b. 12 June 1913, d. 21 May 2009
Last Edited=23 Jul 2014
     Lady Anne Pamela Bridgeman was born on 12 June 1913.1 She was the daughter of Orlando Bridgeman, 5th Earl of Bradford and Hon. Margaret Cecilia Bruce.1 She married Lt.-Col. Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray, son of Weetman Harold Miller Pearson, 2nd Viscount Cowdray and Agnes Beryl Spencer-Churchill, on 19 July 1939.1 She and Lt.-Col. Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray were divorced in 1950.1 She died on 21 May 2009 at age 95.2
      From 19 July 1939, her married name became Pearson. As a result of her marriage, Lady Anne Pamela Bridgeman was styled as Viscountess Cowdray on 19 July 1939. She lived in 2003 at Broadleas, Devizes, Wiltshire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 483. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Orlando Bridgeman, 5th Earl of Bradford1

M, #19636, b. 6 October 1873, d. 21 March 1957
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.81%
     Orlando Bridgeman, 5th Earl of Bradford was born on 6 October 1873.1 He was the son of George Cecil Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Earl of Bradford and Lady Ida Frances Annabella Lumley.1 He married Hon. Margaret Cecilia Bruce, daughter of Major Henry Campbell Bruce, 2nd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn and Constance Mary Beckett, on 21 July 1904.2 He died on 21 March 1957 at age 83.3
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1896 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots.1 He was private secretary to the Prime Minister, Marquess of Salisbury between 1898 and 1900.1 He was styled as Viscount Newport between 1898 and 1915.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1902.4 He was private secretary to the Prime Minister, A. J. Balfour between 1902 and 1905.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1903 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots.4 He fought in the First World War between 1915 and 1917.4 He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Bradford, co. Shropshire [U.K., 1815] on 2 January 1915.3 He succeeded to the title of 6th Baron Bradford of Bradford, co. Shropshire [G.B., 1794] on 2 January 1915.3 He succeeded to the title of 10th Baronet Bridgeman, of Great Lever, co. Lancaster [E., 1660] on 2 January 1915.3 He succeeded to the title of 5th Viscount Newport, co. Shropshire [U.K., 1815] on 2 January 1915.3 He held the office of Government Whip of the House of Lords between 1919 and 1924.4 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Warwickshire.4 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Warwickshire.4 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Shropshire.4 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Shropshire.4 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in 1939 in the service of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry.4

Children of Orlando Bridgeman, 5th Earl of Bradford and Hon. Margaret Cecilia Bruce

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 II, page 277. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 9. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  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 107. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 483. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Elizabeth Georgiana Mather Mather-Jackson1

F, #19637, d. 23 September 2011
Last Edited=29 Dec 2012
Elizabeth Mather-Jackson
Marriage, 4 March 1953 2
     Elizabeth Georgiana Mather Mather-Jackson was the daughter of Sir Anthony Henry Mather Mather-Jackson, 6th Bt. and Evelyn Mary Stephenson.1,3 She married Lt.-Col. Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray, son of Weetman Harold Miller Pearson, 2nd Viscount Cowdray and Agnes Beryl Spencer-Churchill, on 4 March 1953. See http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=30778 for newsreel footage of this wedding.1 She died on 23 September 2011.4
     As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Georgiana Mather Mather-Jackson was styled as Viscountess Cowdray on 4 March 1953. From 4 March 1953, her married name became Pearson.

Children of Elizabeth Georgiana Mather Mather-Jackson and Lt.-Col. Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 935. 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]
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Michael Orlando Weetman Pearson, 4th Viscount Cowdray1

M, #19638, b. 17 June 1944
Last Edited=18 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Michael Orlando Weetman Pearson, 4th Viscount Cowdray was born on 17 June 1944.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray and Lady Anne Pamela Bridgeman.2 He married, firstly, Ellen Erhardt, daughter of Hermann Erhardt, in 1977.1 He and Ellen Erhardt were divorced in 1984.1 He married, secondly, Marina Rose Cordle, daughter of John Howard Cordle and Venetia Caroline Maynard, on 1 July 1987.1
     He was educated at Gordonstoun School, Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland.1 He was a director of Theo Fennell plc.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baronet Pearson [U.K., 1894] on 19 January 1995.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount Cowdray, of Cowdray, co. Sussex [U.K., 1917] on 19 January 1995.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baron Cowdray, of Midhurst, co. Sussex [U.K., 1910] on 19 January 1995.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of West Sussex in 1996.1 He lived in 2003 at Cowdray Park, Midhurst, Sussex, England.1

Child of Michael Orlando Weetman Pearson, 4th Viscount Cowdray and Barbara Page

Children of Michael Orlando Weetman Pearson, 4th Viscount Cowdray and Marina Rose Cordle

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 934. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Joseph Rudyard Kipling1

M, #19639, b. 30 December 1865, d. 18 January 1936
Last Edited=11 Jul 2012
     Joseph Rudyard Kipling was born on 30 December 1865 at Bombay, India.1 He was the son of John Lockwood Kipling and Alice Macdonald.2 He married Caroline Starr Balestier in 1892.2 He died on 18 January 1936 at age 70 at Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer Street, London, England.1
     He was also known as Rudyard Kipling.3

Children of Joseph Rudyard Kipling and Caroline Starr Balestier

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S57] Judith Flanders, A Circle of Sisters (London, U.K.: Penguin Books, 2001), page xv-xvi. Hereinafter cited as A Circle of Sisters.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 231. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Gerald Michael Orlando Bridgeman, 6th Earl of Bradford1

M, #19640, b. 29 September 1911, d. 30 August 1981
Last Edited=4 Feb 2011
     Gerald Michael Orlando Bridgeman, 6th Earl of Bradford was born on 29 September 1911.1 He was the son of Orlando Bridgeman, 5th Earl of Bradford and Hon. Margaret Cecilia Bruce.1 He married Mary Willoughby Montgomery, daughter of Lt.-Col. Thomas Hassard Montgomery and Hester Frances Dames-Longworth, on 31 October 1946.1 He died on 30 August 1981 at age 69.1
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1932 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Shropshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps (territorial Army).2 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.2 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Shropshire in 1949.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) in 1951.2 He succeeded to the title of 6th Viscount Newport, co. Shropshire [U.K., 1815] on 21 March 1959.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Baronet Bridgeman, of Great Lever, co. Lancaster [E., 1660] on 21 March 1959.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Bradford, co. Shropshire [U.K., 1815] on 21 March 1959.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Baron Bradford of Bradford, co. Shropshire [G.B., 1794] on 21 March 1959.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1961 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2

Children of Gerald Michael Orlando Bridgeman, 6th Earl of Bradford and Mary Willoughby Montgomery

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 107. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 483. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]