Rowena Wall1

F, #24241, d. 13 November 1950
Last Edited=6 Nov 2017
     Rowena Wall was the daughter of George Wall.1 She married Edward Hamilton Seymour, 16th Duke of Somerset, son of Reverend Francis Payne Seymour and Jane Margaret Dallas, on 28 July 1881.1 She died on 13 November 1950.1
     Her married name became Seymour. After her marriage, Rowena Wall was styled as Duchess of Somerset on 22 October 1923.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

George Wall1

M, #24242
Last Edited=5 Nov 2017
     George Wall lived at Colombo, Sri Lanka.1

Child of George Wall

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset1

M, #24243, b. 1 May 1882, d. 26 April 1954
Last Edited=6 Nov 2017
     Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset was born on 1 May 1882.1 He was the son of Edward Hamilton Seymour, 16th Duke of Somerset and Rowena Wall.1 He married Edith Mary Parker, daughter of William Parker, on 3 January 1906.1 He died on 26 April 1954 at age 71.1
     He was educated at Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon, England.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1901 and 1902.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in dispatches.1 He fought in the Lieutenant-Colonel, Royal Dublin Fusiliers.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1918.1 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1919.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Wiltshire.1 He succeeded as the 17th Baron Seymour [E., 1547] on 5 May 1931.1 He succeeded as the 17th Duke of Somerset [E., 1547] on 5 May 1931.1 He succeeded as the 15th Baronet Seymour, of Berry Pomeroy [E., 1611] on 5 May 1931.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Devonshire Regiment.1 He gained the rank of Second World War between 1939 and 1941.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire in 1942.1

Children of Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset and Edith Mary Parker

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Edith Mary Parker1

F, #24244, d. 19 April 1962
Last Edited=6 Nov 2017
     Edith Mary Parker was the daughter of William Parker.1 She married Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset, son of Edward Hamilton Seymour, 16th Duke of Somerset and Rowena Wall, on 3 January 1906.1 She died on 19 April 1962.1
     Her married name became Seymour. After her marriage, Edith Mary Parker was styled as Duchess of Somerset on 5 May 1931.

Children of Edith Mary Parker and Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Parker1

M, #24245
Last Edited=5 Nov 2017
     William Parker held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1 He lived at Whittington Hall, Derbyshire, EnglandG.1

Child of William Parker

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Francis William Seymour1

M, #24246, b. 28 December 1906, d. 14 May 1907
Last Edited=6 Nov 2017
     Francis William Seymour was born on 28 December 1906.1 He was the son of Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset and Edith Mary Parker.1 He died on 14 May 1907.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Algernon Francis Edward Seymour1

M, #24247, b. 22 July 1908, d. 14 February 1911
Last Edited=6 Nov 2017
     Algernon Francis Edward Seymour was born on 22 July 1908.1 He was the son of Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset and Edith Mary Parker.1 He died on 14 February 1911 at age 2.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Percy Hamilton Seymour, 18th Duke of Somerset1

M, #24248, b. 27 September 1910, d. 15 November 1984
Last Edited=6 Nov 2017
     Percy Hamilton Seymour, 18th Duke of Somerset was born on 27 September 1910.1 He was the son of Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset and Edith Mary Parker.1 He married Gwendoline Collette Jane Thomas, daughter of Major John Cyril Collette Thomas, on 18 December 1951.1 He died on 15 November 1984 at age 74.2
     He was educated at Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon, England.1 He graduated from Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1933 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He gained the rank of Major in the Wiltshire Regiment.1 He succeeded as the 18th Baron Seymour [E., 1547] on 26 April 1954.1 He succeeded as the 18th Duke of Somerset [E., 1547] on 26 April 1954.1 He succeeded as the 16th Baronet Seymour, of Berry Pomeroy [E., 1611] on 26 April 1954.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Wiltshire in 1960.1

Children of Percy Hamilton Seymour, 18th Duke of Somerset and Gwendoline Collette Jane Thomas

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. 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.

Gwendoline Collette Jane Thomas1

F, #24249, b. circa 1913, d. 18 February 2005
Last Edited=6 Nov 2017
     Gwendoline Collette Jane Thomas was born circa 1913.2 She was the daughter of Major John Cyril Collette Thomas.1 She married Percy Hamilton Seymour, 18th Duke of Somerset, son of Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset and Edith Mary Parker, on 18 December 1951.1 She died on 18 February 2005.2
     Gwendoline Collette Jane Thomas usually went by her middle name of Jane.2 Her married name became Seymour. After her marriage, Gwendoline Collette Jane Thomas was styled as Duchess of Somerset on 26 April 1954.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Major John Cyril Collette Thomas1

M, #24250
Last Edited=6 Nov 2017
     Major John Cyril Collette Thomas lived at Burn Cottage, Bude, Cornwall, EnglandG.1

Child of Major John Cyril Collette Thomas

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3682. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]