Charles Ingram Courtenay Wood, 2nd Earl of Halifax1

M, #22581, b. 3 October 1912, d. 19 March 1980
Last Edited=12 Apr 2011
Charles Wood, 2nd Earl of Halifax2
     Charles Ingram Courtenay Wood, 2nd Earl of Halifax was born on 3 October 1912.3 He was the son of Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax and Lady Dorothy Evelyn Augusta Onslow.1 He married Ruth Alice Hannah Mary Primrose, daughter of Captain Rt. Hon. Neil James Archibald Primrose and Lady Victoria Alice Louise Stanley, on 25 April 1936.3 He died on 19 March 1980 at age 67.4,3
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in 1934 in the service of the Royal Horse Guards.3 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1934 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Unionist) for York between 1937 and 1945.3 He fought in the Second World War.3 He gained the rank of Captain.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of the East Riding, Yorkshire between 1955 and 1968.3 He succeeded to the title of 6th Baronet Wood, of Barnsley, co. Yorks [G.B., 1784] on 23 December 1959.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Halifax [U.K., 1944] on 23 December 1959.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Irwin, of Kirby Underdale, co. York [U.K., 1925] on 23 December 1959.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount Halifax of Monk Bretton, in the West Riding of the County of Yorkshire [U.K., 1866] on 23 December 1959.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for the East Riding, Yorkshire between 1963 and 1968.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of the East Riding, Yorkshire between 1968 and 1974.3 He was invested as a Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.) in 1970.3 He held the office of High Steward of York Minster between 1970 and 1980.3 He held the office of Pro-Chancellor of Hull University between 1974 and 1980.3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Humberside between 1974 and 1980.3

Children of Charles Ingram Courtenay Wood, 2nd Earl of Halifax and Ruth Alice Hannah Mary Primrose

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1729. 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. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 20 March 1980. Hereinafter cited as The Times.

Charles Edward Peter Neil Wood, 3rd Earl of Halifax1

M, #22582, b. 14 March 1944
Last Edited=12 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.11%
Charles Wood, 3rd Earl of Halifax2
     Charles Edward Peter Neil Wood, 3rd Earl of Halifax was born on 14 March 1944.1 He is the son of Charles Ingram Courtenay Wood, 2nd Earl of Halifax and Ruth Alice Hannah Mary Primrose.1 He married Camilla Younger, daughter of Lt.-Col. Charles Frank Johnston Younger and Joanna Chatfield, on 17 November 1976.1
      Charles Edward Peter Neil Wood, 3rd Earl of Halifax usually went by his middle name of Edward.1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 In 1974 he unsucessfully contested the seat of Dearne Valley as a Conservative.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Irwin, of Kirby Underdale, co. York [U.K., 1925] on 19 March 1980.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Halifax [U.K., 1944] on 19 March 1980.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Baronet Wood, of Barnsley, co. Yorks [G.B., 1784] on 19 March 1980.3 He succeeded to the title of 5th Viscount Halifax of Monk Bretton, in the West Riding of the County of Yorkshire [U.K., 1866] on 19 March 1980.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Humberside between 1983 and 1996.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Wilton Beacon in 1985.1 He held the office of High Steward of York Minster in 1988.1 He held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of the East Riding, Yorkshire in 1996.1

Children of Charles Edward Peter Neil Wood, 3rd Earl of Halifax and Camilla Younger

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1727. 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]

Major Hon. Francis Hugh Peter Courtenay Wood1

M, #22583, b. 5 October 1916, d. 26 October 1942
Last Edited=12 Apr 2011
Major Hon. Peter Courtenay Wood2
     Major Hon. Francis Hugh Peter Courtenay Wood was born on 5 October 1916.1 He was the son of Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax and Lady Dorothy Evelyn Augusta Onslow.1 He died on 26 October 1942 at age 26 at El Alamein, Egypt, killed in action.1
      Major Hon. Francis Hugh Peter Courtenay Wood usually went by his middle name of Peter.1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons.1 He fought in the Second World War.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1729. 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."

Richard Frederick Wood, Baron Holderness1

M, #22584, b. 5 October 1920, d. 11 August 2002
Last Edited=12 Apr 2011
Baron and Baroness Holderness2
     Richard Frederick Wood, Baron Holderness was born on 5 October 1920.3 He was the son of Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax and Lady Dorothy Evelyn Augusta Onslow.4 He married Diana Kellett, daughter of Lt.-Col. Edward Orlando Kellett and Helen Myrtle Dorothy Atherley, on 15 April 1947.3 He died on 11 August 2002 at age 81.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3 He was educated at New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.3 He was Honorary Attaché to Rome in 1940.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1941 in the service of the King's Royal Rifle Corps.3 He fought in the Second World War between 1941 and 1943, where he was severely wounded and lost both legs.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Bridlington between 1950 and 1979.3 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between 1951 and 1953, to the Minister of Pensions.3 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between 1953 and 1954, to the Minister of State, Board of Trade.3 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between 1954 and 1955, to the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries.3 He held the office of Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance between 1955 and 1958.3 He held the office of Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour between 1958 and 1959.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1959.3 He held the office of Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Power between 1959 and 1963.3 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in 1962 in the service of the Queen's Royal Rifles.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Sheffield University, Sheffield, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, in 1962.3 He held the office of Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance between 1963 and 1964.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of the East Riding, Yorkshire in 1967.3 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel between 1967 and 1969 in the service of the 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, Royal Green Jackets.3 He held the office of Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Development between 1970 and 1974.3 He was a director of Hargreaves Group between 1974 and 1986.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, in 1978.3 He was created Baron Holderness, of Bishop Wilton in the County of Humberside [U.K. Life Peer] on 7 August 1979.1 He was a director of FJC Lilley & Company.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Hull University College, Hull, Yorkshire, England, in 1982.3

Children of Richard Frederick Wood, Baron Holderness and Diana Kellett

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
  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 1430. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1729. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  6. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Lady Clarissa Duncombe1

F, #22585, b. 11 October 1938
Last Edited=5 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Clarissa Collin2
     Lady Clarissa Duncombe was born on 11 October 1938.3 She is the daughter of Charles Willian Slingsby Duncombe, 3rd Earl of Feversham of Ryedale and Lady Anne Dorothy Wood.1 She married Major Nicholas Spencer Compton Collin, son of Major Francis Spencer Collin, on 14 December 1966.3
     She was educated at Heathfield School, Ascot, Berkshire, England.3 She was educated at Paris, France.3 Her married name became Collin. She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) between 1986 and 2002.3 She partipicated in an ordinance between 1998 and 1999; High Sheriff of North Yorkshire.3 She held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) in 2000.3 She lived in 2003 at Wytherstone House, Pockley, Yorkshire, England.3

Children of Lady Clarissa Duncombe and Major Nicholas Spencer Compton Collin

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 123. 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. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1421. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Georgina Patricia Alison Budgett1

F, #22586, b. 23 June 1985
Last Edited=7 Dec 2003
     Georgina Patricia Alison Budgett was born on 23 June 1985.1 She is the daughter of James Frederick Budgett and Rosemary Janet Delmé-Murray.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 137. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Alison Elizabeth Beddows1

F, #22587
Last Edited=21 Oct 2006
     Alison Elizabeth Beddows is the daughter of Colonel William John Beddows.1 She married Lt.-Col. George Philip Alexander Delmé-Murray, son of Major George Arthur Delmé Murray and Dorothea Emily Anne Webb, on 29 December 1951.1
      From 29 December 1951, her married name became Delmé-Murray.1

Children of Alison Elizabeth Beddows and Lt.-Col. George Philip Alexander Delmé-Murray

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 137. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Colonel William John Beddows1

M, #22588
Last Edited=7 Dec 2003
     Colonel William John Beddows held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.).1 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).1 He lived at Ackleton House, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1

Child of Colonel William John Beddows

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 137. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Caroline Alison Delmé-Murray1

F, #22589, b. 1 May 1953
Last Edited=21 Oct 2006
     Caroline Alison Delmé-Murray was born on 1 May 1953.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. George Philip Alexander Delmé-Murray and Alison Elizabeth Beddows.1 She married John William Howson in 1979.1
      From 1979, her married name became Howson.1 She lived in 1999 at The Dingle, Ditton Priors, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England.1

Children of Caroline Alison Delmé-Murray and John William Howson

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 137. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Rosemary Janet Delmé-Murray1

F, #22590, b. 3 September 1956
Last Edited=21 Oct 2006
     Rosemary Janet Delmé-Murray was born on 3 September 1956.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. George Philip Alexander Delmé-Murray and Alison Elizabeth Beddows.1 She married James Frederick Budgett in 1979.1
      From 1979, her married name became Budgett.1 She lived in 1999 at Park Farm, Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, England.1

Children of Rosemary Janet Delmé-Murray and James Frederick Budgett

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 137. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]