Alexander Edward Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore, V.C.1

M, #27631, b. 22 April 1871, d. 29 January 1962
Last Edited=18 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Alexander Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore, VC 2
     Alexander Edward Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore, V.C. was born on 22 April 1871.1 He was the son of Charles Adolphus Murray, 7th Earl of Dunmore and Lady Gertrude Coke.1 He married Dorothea Kemble, daughter of Colonel Horace William Kemble, on 5 January 1904.1 He died on 29 January 1962 at age 90.1
     He gained the rank of Major in the service of the 16th Lancers.1 He was Aide-de-Camp to the Viceroy of India between 1895 and 1897.1 He fought in the Sudan Campaign in 1896.1 He fought in the Malakand Expeditioon in 1897, where he was mentioned in despatches three times.1 He was decorated with the award of the Victoria Cross (V.C.) in 1897.1 He was Aide-de-Camp to Maj.-Gen. Sir H. C. Chermside in 1899.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1900.1 He was invested as a Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.).1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).1 He fought in the Boer War in 1902, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He was commanding officer of the 31st Battalion (Fincastle's Horse), Imperial Yeomanry in 1902 which he had raised.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Viscount of Fincastle [S., 1686] on 27 August 1907.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Dunmore [S., 1686] on 27 August 1907.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Dunmore, in the Forest of Atholl, co. Perth [U.K., 1831] on 27 August 1907.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Murray of Blair, Moulin and Tillemot [S., 1686] on 27 August 1907.1 He was decorated with the award of the 1914 Star in 1914.1 He fought in the First World War in 1914, where he was mentioned in despatches four times.1 He held the office of Captain of the Gentlemen-at-Arms between January 1924 and November 1924.1 He held the office of Lord-in-Waiting between 1930 and 1936.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Inverness-shire.1

Children of Alexander Edward Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore, V.C. and Dorothea Kemble

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1232. 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. [S8] BP1999 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Dorothea Kemble1

F, #27632, d. 9 February 1966
Last Edited=4 Jan 2008
     Dorothea Kemble was the daughter of Colonel Horace William Kemble.1 She married Alexander Edward Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore, V.C., son of Charles Adolphus Murray, 7th Earl of Dunmore and Lady Gertrude Coke, on 5 January 1904.1 She died on 9 February 1966.1
      Her married name became Murray. As a result of her marriage, Dorothea Kemble was styled as Countess of Dunmore on 27 August 1907.

Children of Dorothea Kemble and Alexander Edward Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore, V.C.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1232. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Thomas William Hope-Cobbold1

M, #27633, b. 11 July 1974
Last Edited=19 Mar 2010
     Thomas William Hope-Cobbold was born on 11 July 1974 at Aldershot, Hampshire, England.1 He is the son of Major Philip William Hope-Cobbold and Antonia Jay Hutton-Potts.1 He married Miki Dimitrijevic.2
     He was educated at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England.1

Children of Thomas William Hope-Cobbold and Miki Dimitrijevic

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 82. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Edward David Murray, Viscount Fincastle1

M, #27634, b. 3 April 1908, d. June 1940
Last Edited=18 Mar 2011
     Edward David Murray, Viscount Fincastle was born on 3 April 1908.1 He was the son of Alexander Edward Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore, V.C. and Dorothea Kemble.1,2 He married Hon. Pamela Kate Hermon-Hodge, daughter of Roland Herman Hermon-Hodge, 2nd Baron Wyfold and Dorothy Fleming, on 26 April 1938.3 He died in June 1940 at age 32 at France, killed in action.3
     He was styled as Viscount Fincastle.1 He was educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 4th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.1 He fought in the Second World War.1

Child of Edward David Murray, Viscount Fincastle and Hon. Pamela Kate Hermon-Hodge

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1232. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S8] BP1999 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Hon. Pamela Kate Hermon-Hodge1

F, #27635, b. 27 November 1908, d. 1978
Last Edited=8 May 2011
     Hon. Pamela Kate Hermon-Hodge was born on 27 November 1908.2 She was the daughter of Roland Herman Hermon-Hodge, 2nd Baron Wyfold and Dorothy Fleming.2 She married, firstly, Edward David Murray, Viscount Fincastle, son of Alexander Edward Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore, V.C. and Dorothea Kemble, on 26 April 1938.1 She married, secondly, Captain Follett Watson Bell, son of Frederick Norman Bell, on 27 June 1944.1 She died in 1978.1
      From 26 April 1938, her married name became Murray. From 27 June 1944, her married name became Bell.

Child of Hon. Pamela Kate Hermon-Hodge and Edward David Murray, Viscount Fincastle

Children of Hon. Pamela Kate Hermon-Hodge and Captain Follett Watson Bell

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 3079. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1232. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Roland Herman Hermon-Hodge, 2nd Baron Wyfold1

M, #27636, b. 10 July 1880, d. 14 October 1942
Last Edited=8 May 2011
     Roland Herman Hermon-Hodge, 2nd Baron Wyfold was born on 10 July 1880.2 He was the son of Robert Trotter Hermon-Hodge, 1st Baron Wyfold and Frances Caroline Hermon.2 He married Dorothy Fleming, daughter of Robert Fleming, on 26 June 1906.2 He died on 14 October 1942 at age 62.
     He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Grenadier Guards.2 He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1902.2 He gained the rank of Major and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Reserve of Officers.1 He fought in the First World War.2 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).2 He was invested as a Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.).2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Oxfordshire.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Oxfordshire.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Wyfold, of Accrington, co. Palatine of Lancaster [U.K., 1919] on 3 June 1937.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Hodge [U.K., 1902] on 3 June 1937.1

Children of Roland Herman Hermon-Hodge, 2nd Baron Wyfold and Dorothy Fleming

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 3079. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  3. [S34] BP1970 page 2887. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]

Captain Follett Watson Bell1

M, #27637, d. 2 October 1982
Last Edited=31 Dec 2007
     Captain Follett Watson Bell was the son of Frederick Norman Bell.2 He married Hon. Pamela Kate Hermon-Hodge, daughter of Roland Herman Hermon-Hodge, 2nd Baron Wyfold and Dorothy Fleming, on 27 June 1944.2 He died on 2 October 1982.2
     He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Artillery.2

Children of Captain Follett Watson Bell and Hon. Pamela Kate Hermon-Hodge

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1232. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 3079. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Dorothy Fleming1

F, #27638, d. 7 August 1976
Last Edited=27 May 2008
     Dorothy Fleming was the daughter of Robert Fleming.2 She married Roland Herman Hermon-Hodge, 2nd Baron Wyfold, son of Robert Trotter Hermon-Hodge, 1st Baron Wyfold and Frances Caroline Hermon, on 26 June 1906.2 She died on 7 August 1976.2
      Her married name became Hermon-Hodge.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 3079. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  3. [S34] BP1970 page 2887. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]

Robert Fleming1

M, #27639
Last Edited=27 May 2008
     Robert Fleming lived at Joyce Grove, Oxfordshire, England.2

Child of Robert Fleming

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 3079. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Lara Louise Baring1

F, #27640, b. 1987
Last Edited=18 Oct 2003
     Lara Louise Baring was born in 1987.1 She is the daughter of Alexander Esmond Baring and Zein El Guindi.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 120. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]