Frances Elizabeth Wilson1

F, #263771, d. September 1894
Last Edited=22 Jan 2008
     Frances Elizabeth Wilson was the daughter of Captain Christopher Wilson.1 She married, firstly, Colonel Sir Michael McCreagh.1 She married, secondly, William Jones Armstrong, son of Reverend William Jones Armstrong and Margaret Tew, on 3 February 1842.1 She died in September 1894.1
     Her married name became McCreagh.1 From 3 February 1842, her married name became Armstrong.1

Children of Frances Elizabeth Wilson and William Jones Armstrong

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 35. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Colonel Sir Michael McCreagh1

M, #263772, d. before 3 February 1842
Last Edited=22 Jan 2008
     Colonel Sir Michael McCreagh married Frances Elizabeth Wilson, daughter of Captain Christopher Wilson.1 He died before 3 February 1842, when his widow remarried.1
     He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.)1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Hanoverian Order (K.C.H.)1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 35. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Captain Christopher Wilson1

M, #263773
Last Edited=22 Jan 2008
     Captain Christopher Wilson gained the rank of Captain in the 22nd Foot.1

Child of Captain Christopher Wilson

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 35. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Lieutenant William Fortescue Armstrong1

M, #263774, b. 28 January 1843, d. 2 May 1871
Last Edited=22 Jan 2008
     Lieutenant William Fortescue Armstrong was born on 28 January 1843.1 He was the son of William Jones Armstrong and Frances Elizabeth Wilson.1 He died on 2 May 1871 at age 28, unmarried.1
     He was educated at Royal School Armagh, Armagh, County Armagh, IrelandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 7th Hussars.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 35. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Rt. Hon. Henry Bruce Armstrong1

M, #263775, b. 27 July 1844, d. 4 December 1943
Last Edited=19 Aug 2012
     Rt. Hon. Henry Bruce Armstrong was born on 27 July 1844.1 He was the son of William Jones Armstrong and Frances Elizabeth Wilson.1 He married Margaret Leader, daughter of William Leader, on 14 November 1883.1 He died on 4 December 1943 at age 99.2
     He was educated at Royal School Armagh, Armagh, County Armagh, IrelandG.1 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1868 entitled to practise as a Barrister-at-law.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG, in 1870 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Longford in 1874.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Armagh in 1875.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for County Armagh in 1880.1 He held the office of Member of the Armagh County Councillor between 1899 and 1924, he was the Chairman from 1909-1920.1 He held the office of Member of the Irish Convention between 1917 and 1918.1 He held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of County Armagh between 1920 and 1924.1 He held the office of Senator of Queen's University, Belfast between 1920 and 1936.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Mid-Armagh between 1921 and 1922.1 He held the office of Senator [Northern Ireland] between 1921 and 1937.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of County Armagh between 1924 and 1938.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) for Northern Ireland in 1932.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (L.L.D.) by Queen's University, Belfast, County Antrim, IrelandG, in 1937.1 He lived at Killylea, County Armagh, IrelandG.1

Children of Rt. Hon. Henry Bruce Armstrong and Margaret Leader

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 35. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]


Margaret Leader1

F, #263776, d. 2 May 1936
Last Edited=22 Jan 2008
     Margaret Leader was the daughter of William Leader.1 She married Rt. Hon. Henry Bruce Armstrong, son of William Jones Armstrong and Frances Elizabeth Wilson, on 14 November 1883.1 She died on 2 May 1936.1
     From 14 November 1883, her married name became Armstrong.1 She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Armagh.1

Children of Margaret Leader and Rt. Hon. Henry Bruce Armstrong

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 35. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

William Leader1

M, #263777, b. 1813, d. 13 February 1861
Last Edited=14 Dec 2010
     William Leader was born in 1813.2 He was the son of Nicholas Philpot Leader.2 He died on 13 February 1861.2
     He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1 He lived at Rosnalee, Kanturk, County Cork, IrelandG.1

Children of William Leader

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 35. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Major William Fortescue Armstrong1

M, #263778, b. 13 August 1885, d. 13 April 1928
Last Edited=19 Aug 2012
     Major William Fortescue Armstrong was born on 13 August 1885 at London, EnglandG.1,2 He was the son of Rt. Hon. Henry Bruce Armstrong and Margaret Leader.1 He married Madeleine Marthe Émilie Marie Toucas, daughter of Marie Joseph Georges Ferdinand Toucas and Claire Antoinette Euphrasie Massillon, on 25 October 1920 at London, EnglandG.1,2 He died on 13 April 1928 at age 42.1
     He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.1 He fought in the First World War, mentioned in despatches four times.1 In 1915 Major William Fortescue Armstrong was decorated with the Military Cross (M.C.), (and bar (1917)).1 He gained the rank of Major in the Royal Artillery.1 He was appointed Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1918.1

Child of Major William Fortescue Armstrong and Madeleine Marthe Émilie Marie Toucas

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 36. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S5374] Philippe Goaillard, "La Fausse Famille Aragon", Annales de la Société des amis de Louis Aragon et Elsa Triolet Number 12 (2010): page 182. Hereinafter cited as "La Fausse Famille Aragon."

Lieutenant Michael Richard Leader Armstrong1

M, #263779, b. 27 November 1889, d. 22 April 1916
Last Edited=22 Jan 2008
     Lieutenant Michael Richard Leader Armstrong was born on 27 November 1889.1 He was the son of Rt. Hon. Henry Bruce Armstrong and Margaret Leader.1 He died on 22 April 1916 at age 26 at Thiepval Wood, France, killed in action.1
     He was educated at Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG, with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 36. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Henry Maxwell Armstrong1

M, #263780, b. 12 February 1891, d. 13 August 1972
Last Edited=22 Jan 2008
     Henry Maxwell Armstrong was born on 12 February 1891.1 He was the son of Rt. Hon. Henry Bruce Armstrong and Margaret Leader.1 He married Frances Maud Spencer-Smith, daughter of Captain Gilbert Joshua Spencer-Smith, on 8 April 1923, they were without issue.1 He died on 13 August 1972 at age 81.1
     He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the First World War, with the Canadian Field Artillery.1 He lived at The Anchorage, Bursledon, Hampshire, EnglandG.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 36. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]