Elizabeth Patricia Blackley1

F, #274261, b. 11 August 1936, d. 1983
Last Edited=16 Apr 2010
     Elizabeth Patricia Blackley was born on 11 August 1936.1 She was the daughter of Brigadier Travers Robert Blackley and Elizabeth Deane.1 She married G/Capt. Alexander Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming, son of Lt.-Cdr. Roualeyn Geoffrey Gordon-Cumming and Mary Violet Katherine Marter, on 7 February 1974.1 She died in 1983.2
     Elizabeth Patricia Blackley usually went by her middle name of Patricia.1 She was educated at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG.1 She was educated at King's College, University of London, London, EnglandG.1 She was an Education Officer of the London Museum between 1968 and 19741 formerly a teacher and economist.1 From 7 February 1974, her married name became Gordon-Cumming.1

Child of Elizabeth Patricia Blackley and G/Capt. Alexander Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blackley, page 115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1591. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

G/Capt. Alexander Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming1

M, #274262, b. 10 September 1924
Last Edited=12 Jun 2011
     G/Capt. Alexander Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming was born on 10 September 1924.2 He is the son of Lt.-Cdr. Roualeyn Geoffrey Gordon-Cumming and Mary Violet Katherine Marter.1,3 He married, firstly, Beryl Joyce MacNaughton Dunn, daughter of Naughton Dunn, on 8 December 1965.2 He married, secondly, Elizabeth Patricia Blackley, daughter of Brigadier Travers Robert Blackley and Elizabeth Deane, on 7 February 1974.1 He married, thirdly, Rosalind Diana Lynch Jones in 1999.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He retired from the military in 1969, with the rank of Group Captain, late of the Royal Air Force.2 He was appointed Commander, Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) in 1969.2 He was Assistant Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry.1 He was a Councillor at the British Embassy at Washington, D.C., U.S.A.G.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1978.2 He was Director of Investment in Britain Bureau, Department of Trade and Industry between 1979 and 1984.2 He lived in 2003 at Woodstock, West Way, Chichester, Sussex, EnglandG.2

Child of G/Capt. Alexander Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming and Beryl Joyce MacNaughton Dunn

Child of G/Capt. Alexander Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming and Elizabeth Patricia Blackley

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blackley, page 115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1591. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Cdr. Roualeyn Geoffrey Gordon-Cumming1

M, #274263, b. 10 September 1895, d. 26 February 1928
Last Edited=5 Jun 2010
     Lt.-Cdr. Roualeyn Geoffrey Gordon-Cumming was born on 10 September 1895.2 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Sir William Gordon Gordon-Cumming of Altyre, 4th Bt. and Florence Josephine Garner.3 He married Mary Violet Katherine Marter, daughter of Captain William Maurice Marter, on 26 June 1923.2 He died on 26 February 1928 at age 32.2
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy.1

Child of Lt.-Cdr. Roualeyn Geoffrey Gordon-Cumming and Mary Violet Katherine Marter

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blackley, page 115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1591. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Virginia Ethel Katherine Blackley1

F, #274264, b. 22 February 1944
Last Edited=12 Mar 2008
     Virginia Ethel Katherine Blackley was born on 22 February 1944.1 She is the daughter of Brigadier Travers Robert Blackley and Elizabeth Deane.1 She married Peter Austin Alexander, son of Ronald R. Alexander, on 31 August 1968.1
     She was educated at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG.1 From 31 August 1968, her married name became Alexander.1

Children of Virginia Ethel Katherine Blackley and Peter Austin Alexander

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blackley, page 115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Peter Austin Alexander1

M, #274265
Last Edited=12 Mar 2008
     Peter Austin Alexander is the son of Ronald R. Alexander.1 He married Virginia Ethel Katherine Blackley, daughter of Brigadier Travers Robert Blackley and Elizabeth Deane, on 31 August 1968.1
     As of 1976, Peter Austin Alexander lived at 177 Dibble Street East, Prescott, Ontario, CanadaG.1

Children of Peter Austin Alexander and Virginia Ethel Katherine Blackley

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blackley, page 115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]


Ronald R. Alexander1

M, #274266
Last Edited=12 Mar 2008
     Ronald R. Alexander lived at Westmount, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaG.1

Child of Ronald R. Alexander

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blackley, page 115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Robert Ronald Alexander1

M, #274267, b. 2 March 1969
Last Edited=12 Mar 2008
     Robert Ronald Alexander was born on 2 March 1969.1 He is the son of Peter Austin Alexander and Virginia Ethel Katherine Blackley.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blackley, page 115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Andrew Peter Alexander1

M, #274268, b. 29 November 1973
Last Edited=12 Mar 2008
     Andrew Peter Alexander was born on 29 November 1973.1 He is the son of Peter Austin Alexander and Virginia Ethel Katherine Blackley.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blackley, page 115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Field Marshal Allan Francis John Harding, 1st Baron Harding of Petherton1

M, #274269, b. 10 February 1896, d. 20 January 1989
Last Edited=29 Apr 2017
Field Marshal Allan Harding 2
     Field Marshal Allan Francis John Harding, 1st Baron Harding of Petherton was born on 10 February 1896 at South Petherton, Somerset, England.1,2 He was the son of Francis Ebenezer Harding and Elizabeth Ellen Anstice.3 He married Mary Gertrude Mabel Rooke, daughter of Joseph Wilson Rooke, on 21 April 1927.1 He died on 20 January 1989 at age 92 at Nether Compton, Dorset, England.1,2
     Field Marshal Allan Francis John Harding, 1st Baron Harding of Petherton usually went by his middle name of John.1 He was educated at Ilminster Grammar School, Ilminster, Somerset, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of officer in the Somerset Light Infantry.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches and was wounded twice.1 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1917.1 He was awarded the Commander, U.S. Legion of Merit.1 He was awarded the Chevalier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.1 He was awarded the Croix de Guerre.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1923.1 He gained the rank of Major in 1935.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in 1938.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1939.1 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.1 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1940.1 He gained the rank of Brigadier in 1940.1 He was awarded the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1941 and two bars (1943).1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1942.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1943.1 He gained the rank of General in 1949.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King George VI in 1950.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1951.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM Queen Elizabeth II between 1952 and 1953.1 He was CIGS between 1952 and 1955.1 He gained the rank of Field Marshal in 1953.1 He was Colonel of the Somerset Light Infantry between 1953 and 1959.1 He was appointed Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.)1 He held the office of Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Cyprus between 1955 and 1957.1 He was Gold Stick to HM Queen Elizabeth II between 1957 and 1964.1 He was created 1st Baron Harding of Petherton, of Nether Compton, co. Dorset [U.K.] on 15 January 1958.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Durham University, Durham, County Durham, EnglandG, in 1959.1 He was Colonel of the Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry between 1959 and 1960.1

Child of Field Marshal Allan Francis John Harding, 1st Baron Harding of Petherton and Mary Gertrude Mabel Rooke

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1774. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Arthur Adlington Haworth, 1st Bt.1

M, #274270, b. 22 August 1865, d. 31 August 1944
Last Edited=6 Jan 2012
     Sir Arthur Adlington Haworth, 1st Bt. was born on 22 August 1865.1 He was the son of Abraham Haworth and Elizabeth Goodier.2 He married Lily Rigby, daughter of John Rigby, on 5 February 1891.1 He died on 31 August 1944 at age 79.2
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for South Manchester between 1906 and 1912.1 He gained the rank of Hon. Major in the 1st Voluntary Battalion, Cheshire Regiment.1 He was created 1st Baronet Haworth, of Dunham Massey, Chester [U.K.] on 3 July 1911.1 He held the office of Junior Lord of the Treasury in 1912.1 He was chairman of the Manchester Royal Exchange.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Cheshire.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Shropshire.1

Children of Sir Arthur Adlington Haworth, 1st Bt. and Lily Rigby

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1836. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]