Anna Louise Macready1

F, #507681, b. 26 September 1963
Last Edited=2 Sep 2014
     Anna Louise Macready was born on 26 September 1963.1 She is the daughter of Sir Nevil John Wilfrid Macready, 3rd Bt. and Mary Fergusson.2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Macready1

M, #507682, b. circa 1755, d. 11 April 1829
Last Edited=2 Sep 2014
     William Macready was born circa 1755.1 He married Christina Ann Birch on 18 June 1786.1 He died on 11 April 1829.1
     He wrote the book The Irishman in London, or the Happy African, published 1793, a play.1 He wrote the book The Bank-note, or a Lesson for Ladies, published 1795, a play.1 He was an actor and manager.1 He lived at Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1

Child of William Macready and Christina Ann Birch

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Christina Ann Birch1

F, #507683, b. circa 1765, d. 31 December 1803
Last Edited=2 Sep 2014
     Christina Ann Birch was born circa 1765.1 She married William Macready on 18 June 1786.1 She died on 31 December 1803.1
     From 18 June 1786, her married name became Macready.

Child of Christina Ann Birch and William Macready

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Charles Macready1

M, #507684, b. 3 March 1793, d. 27 April 1873
Last Edited=2 Sep 2014
     William Charles Macready was born on 3 March 1793.1 He was the son of William Macready and Christina Ann Birch.2 He married, firstly, Catherine Frances Atkins on 24 June 1823.1 He married, secondly, Cecile Louise Frederica Spencer, daughter of Henry Spencer, on 3 April 1860.1 He died on 27 April 1873 at age 80.1
     He was educated at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, EnglandG.1 He was an actor, He was arguably the leading rival of Kean, notably as Othello, King John, Richard III, Romeo and William Tell.1 He was theatre manager of Covent Garden in 1837.1

Child of William Charles Macready and Catherine Frances Atkins

Child of William Charles Macready and Cecile Louise Frederica Spencer

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Catherine Frances Atkins1

F, #507685, d. 18 September 1852
Last Edited=2 Sep 2014
     Catherine Frances Atkins married William Charles Macready, son of William Macready and Christina Ann Birch, on 24 June 1823.1 She died on 18 September 1852.1
     From 24 June 1823, her married name became Macready. She was an actress.1

Child of Catherine Frances Atkins and William Charles Macready

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]




Brig.-Gen. Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, 1st Bt.1

M, #507686, b. 7 May 1862, d. 9 January 1946
Last Edited=2 Sep 2014
     Brig.-Gen. Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, 1st Bt. was born on 7 May 1862.1 He was the son of William Charles Macready and Cecile Louise Frederica Spencer.2 He married Sophia Geraldine Atkin, daughter of Maurice Uniacke Atkin, on 7 May 1886.1 He died on 9 January 1946 at age 83.1
     Brig.-Gen. Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, 1st Bt. usually went by his middle name of Nevil.1 He fought in the Egyptian Expedition in 1882, wit the Gordon Highlanders.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1902, and was mentioned in despatches twice.1 He gained the rank of AAG between 1902 and 1904 in the Cape Colony.1 He gained the rank of AQMG between 1904 and 1906.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1906 Military.1 He gained the rank of AAG HQ between 1907 and 1909.1 He gained the rank of Brigadier-General in the 2nd Infantry Brigade, Aldershot.1
He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1911 Civil.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1912.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1915.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1918.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] in 1920.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for London.1 He succeeded as the 1st Baronet Macready, of Cheltenham, co. Gloucester [U.K.] on 1 March 1923.1

Children of Brig.-Gen. Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, 1st Bt. and Sophia Geraldine Atkin

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Maurice Uniacke Atkin1

M, #507687
Last Edited=25 Aug 2011

Child of Maurice Uniacke Atkin

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sophia Geraldine Atkin1

F, #507688, d. 13 April 1931
Last Edited=4 Feb 2012
     Sophia Geraldine Atkin was the daughter of Maurice Uniacke Atkin.2 She married Brig.-Gen. Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, 1st Bt., son of William Charles Macready and Cecile Louise Frederica Spencer, on 7 May 1886.1 She died on 13 April 1931.1
     From 7 May 1886, her married name became Macready.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Gen. Sir Gordon Nevil Macready, 2nd Bt.1

M, #507689, b. 5 April 1891, d. 17 October 1956
Last Edited=2 Sep 2014
     Lt.-Gen. Sir Gordon Nevil Macready, 2nd Bt. was born on 5 April 1891.1 He was the son of Brig.-Gen. Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, 1st Bt. and Sophia Geraldine Atkin.2 He married Elisabeth Pauline Sabine Marie de Noailles, daughter of Adrien Maurice Victurnien Mathieu de Noailles, 8th Duc de Noailles, 5th Duc d'Ayen, on 24 November 1920.1 He died on 17 October 1956 at age 65.1
     He was educated at Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches five times.1 He gained the rank of AA and QMG between 1917 and 1918 in the 66th Division, BEF.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1918.1 He gained the rank of AAG in 1918 in the Supreme War Council, Versailles.1 He gained the rank of AA and QMG in 1919 in the British Military Mission Berlin.1 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1919.1 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.)1 He was Chief of Mission to Organise Polish National Police between 1919 and 1920.1 He was Assistant Secretary, Committee for Imperial Defence between 1926 and 1932.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1932.1 He was Temporary Brigidair and Deputy Director of Staff Duties, War Office between 1936 and 1938.1 He was Major-General and Chief of the British Mission to the Egyptian Army between 1938 and 1940.1 He was Assistant CIGS, War Office between 1940 and 1942.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1942.1 He was Chief of British Army Staff between 1942 and 1946 at Washington, D.C., U.S.A.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1945.1 He was awarded the Commander, Legion of Merit in 1946 U.S.1 He was Regional Commissioner between 1946 and 1947 at Hanover, Germany.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baronet Macready, of Cheltenham, co. Gloucester [U.K., 1923] on 9 January 1946.1 He was awarded the Grand Officer, Order of Orange Nassau in 1947.1 He was awarded the Chevalier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur in 1947.1 He was British Chairman of the Bipartite Economic Control Office, Germany between 1947 and 1949.1 He was Regional Commissioner, North Rhine-Westphalia in 1948.1 He was Economic Advisor to the UK House of Commons between 1949 and 1951.1 He was Representative to the UK, US and French Zones of West Germany on International Authority for the Ruhr in 1950.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in the Royal Engineer.1

Child of Lt.-Gen. Sir Gordon Nevil Macready, 2nd Bt. and Elisabeth Pauline Sabine Marie de Noailles

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Louise Geraldine Macready1

F, #507690
Last Edited=2 Sep 2014
     Louise Geraldine Macready is the daughter of Brig.-Gen. Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, 1st Bt. and Sophia Geraldine Atkin.2 She married Lt.-Col. Frederick Kaye Puckle, son of Colonel H. G. Puckle, on 24 January 1916.1 She and Lt.-Col. Frederick Kaye Puckle were divorced in 1923.1
     From 24 January 1916, her married name became Puckle.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2554. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]