Sir Tatton Benvenuto Mark Sykes, 6th Bt.1

M, #46641, b. 16 March 1879, d. 16 February 1919
Last Edited=23 Sep 2018
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Sir Tatton Benvenuto Mark Sykes, 6th Bt. was born on 16 March 1879.2 He was the son of Sir Tatton Sykes, 5th Bt. and Christina Anne Jessica Cavendish-Bentinck.2 He married Edith Violet Gorst, daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir John Eldon Gorst and Mary Elizabeth Moore, on 28 October 1903.2 He died on 16 February 1919 at age 39, from Spanish influenza.
     Sir Tatton Benvenuto Mark Sykes, 6th Bt. usually went by his middle name of Mark.3 He gained the rank of Captain in the 3rd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment.2 He fought in the Boer War in 1902, where he was mentioned in dispatches.2 He held the office of Private Secretary to the Chief Secretary of Ireland between 1904 and 1905.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Kingston-upon-Hull between 1911 and 1919.2 He succeeded as the 6th Baronet Sykes, of Sledmere, co. Yorks [G.B., 1783] on 4 May 1913.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the 4th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment.2 He fought in the First World War.2 In 1916 a founding member of the Aran Bureau, set up to reorganise teh Arab Revolt.2 He wrote the book Through Five Turkish Provinces.2 He wrote the book Five Mansions of Othman.2 He wrote the book Dur-ul-Islam.2 In 1917 he was a signatory to the Sykes-Picot Agreement.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for the East Riding, Yorkshire.2 He wrote the book The Caliph's Last Heritage.2 He lived on 16 February 1919 Spanish 'flu.2

Children of Sir Tatton Benvenuto Mark Sykes, 6th Bt. and Edith Violet Gorst

Citations

  1. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 31. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3847. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 91. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Edith Violet Gorst

F, #46642, d. 21 July 1930
Last Edited=23 Sep 2018
Edith, Lady Sykes 1
     Edith Violet Gorst was the daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir John Eldon Gorst and Mary Elizabeth Moore. She married Sir Tatton Benvenuto Mark Sykes, 6th Bt., son of Sir Tatton Sykes, 5th Bt. and Christina Anne Jessica Cavendish-Bentinck, on 28 October 1903.2 She died on 21 July 1930.2
     Her married name became Sykes.

Children of Edith Violet Gorst and Sir Tatton Benvenuto Mark Sykes, 6th Bt.

Citations

  1. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3847. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Cdr. Roger Martin Stafford1

M, #46643, d. 1990
Last Edited=19 Dec 2014
     Lt.-Cdr. Roger Martin Stafford married Gay Ramsay-Steel-Maitland, daughter of Sir Arthur James Drummond Ramsay-Steel-Maitland, 2nd Bt., in 1949.1 He died in 1990.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Mark Richard Sykes1

M, #46644, b. 9 June 1937
Last Edited=23 Sep 2018
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Mark Richard Sykes was born on 9 June 1937.2 He is the son of Christopher Hugh Sykes and Camilla Georgiana Russell. He married, firstly, Helen Homewood, daughter of Dr. Arthur Norman Homewood, on 21 February 1962.2 He and Helen Homewood were divorced in 1965. He married, secondly, Valerie Goad, daughter of Robert Goad, in 1968. He married, thirdly, Alexandra Sotomayor.3
     He was educated at Downside School, Bath, Somerset, England.2 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He lived in 2003 at Great Norman Street Farm, Ide Hill, Kent, England.2

Children of Mark Richard Sykes and Valerie Goad

Citations

  1. [S206] Announcements, The Daily Mail, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Daily Mail.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3847. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S1710] Juan Carlos Marino y Montero, "re: Sapieha-Potocki Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 4 May 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Sapieha-Potocki Family."

Helen Homewood

F, #46645
Last Edited=23 Sep 2018
     Helen Homewood is the daughter of Dr. Arthur Norman Homewood.1 She married Mark Richard Sykes, son of Christopher Hugh Sykes and Camilla Georgiana Russell, on 21 February 1962.2 She and Mark Richard Sykes were divorced in 1965.
     She was a model.2 From 21 February 1962, her married name became Sykes.

Citations

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


Valerie Goad

F, #46646
Last Edited=22 Aug 2014
     Valerie Goad is the daughter of Robert Goad.1 She married Mark Richard Sykes, son of Christopher Hugh Sykes and Camilla Georgiana Russell, in 1968.
     Her married name became Sykes.

Children of Valerie Goad and Mark Richard Sykes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3847. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lucy Sykes1

F, #46647, b. 4 December 1969
Last Edited=23 Sep 2018
     Lucy Sykes was born on 4 December 1969.2 She is the daughter of Mark Richard Sykes and Valerie Goad.1 She married Euan Rellie, son of Alastair James Carl Euan Rellie and Anastasia Modin, on 17 May 2001.2
     She was educated at Italia Conti Drama School, Italy.2 She was fashion editor of Town and Country then US edition of Marie Claire.2 She was design consultant to Tommy Hilfiger and Liz Lange.2 From 17 May 2001, her married name became Rellie.1

Children of Lucy Sykes and Euan Rellie

Citations

  1. [S206] Announcements, The Daily Mail, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Daily Mail.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3847. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Victoria Sykes1

F, #46648, b. 4 December 1969
Last Edited=23 Sep 2018
     Victoria Sykes was born on 4 December 1969.2 She is the daughter of Mark Richard Sykes and Valerie Goad.1 She married Toby Rowland, son of Roland Walter Rowland and Josie (?), circa 3 July 2005.1
     Victoria Sykes also went by the nick-name of Plum.1 She was educated at Walthamstow Hall School, Kent, EnglandG.2 She was educated at Worcester College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 She was a writer.1 She was a columnist with American Vogue.2 She wrote the book Bergdorf Blondes, published 2002.2 From circa 3 July 2005, her married name became Rowland.1

Child of Victoria Sykes and Toby Rowland

Citations

  1. [S206] Announcements, The Daily Mail, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Daily Mail.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3847. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Alice Sykes

F, #46649, b. 1972
Last Edited=16 Jan 2013
     Alice Sykes was born in 1972.1 She is the daughter of Mark Richard Sykes and Valerie Goad.
     Has by •Christopher Floyd.1 In 1996 with Lulu Guinness's handbag design organisation.1

Child of Alice Sykes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3847. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Major Frank James Wriothesley Seely1

M, #46650, b. 28 August 1901, d. 5 August 1956
Last Edited=12 Feb 2017
     Major Frank James Wriothesley Seely was born on 28 August 1901.2 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Frank Evelyn Seely and Leila Eliza Russell.1 He married Vera Lilian Margaret Birkin, daughter of Colonel Charles Wilfred Birkin and Claire Lloyd Howe, on 5 February 1925.2 He died on 5 August 1956 at age 54.2
     Major Frank James Wriothesley Seely usually went by his middle name of James.1 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the 15th/19th Hussars.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the 107th (South Nottinghamshire Hussar Yeomanry) Brigade (Territorial Army).1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire in 1939.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Major in the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters).1 He was Master of Fox Hounds, South Nottinghamshire.1

Children of Major Frank James Wriothesley Seely and Vera Lilian Margaret Birkin

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3559. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]