Alan David Erskine1

M, #54071, b. 26 August 1872, d. 26 October 1947
Last Edited=9 Mar 2006
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Alan David Erskine was born on 26 August 1872.1 He was the son of Sir Henry David Erskine and Lady Horatia Elizabeth Seymour.2 He married Enid Rate, daughter of Lachlan Mackintosh Rate, on 1 June 1897.1 He died on 26 October 1947 at age 75.1
     He graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He was with the Ministry of Transport.1 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1929.1

Children of Alan David Erskine and Enid Rate

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Enid Rate1

F, #54072, d. 7 April 1931
Last Edited=9 Mar 2006
     Enid Rate was the daughter of Lachlan Mackintosh Rate.2 She married Alan David Erskine, son of Sir Henry David Erskine and Lady Horatia Elizabeth Seymour, on 1 June 1897.1 She died on 7 April 1931.1
     Her married name became Erskine.

Children of Enid Rate and Alan David Erskine

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lachlan Mackintosh Rate1

M, #54073
Last Edited=9 Feb 2007
     Lachlan Mackintosh Rate held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1 He graduated with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1 He lived at Milton Court, Dorking, Surrey, EnglandG.2

Children of Lachlan Mackintosh Rate

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S1712] Roc Sandford, "re: Sandford Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 5 May 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Sandford Family."

Maj.-Gen. Ian David Erskine1

M, #54074, b. 17 March 1898, d. 27 July 1973
Last Edited=9 Mar 2006
     Maj.-Gen. Ian David Erskine was born on 17 March 1898.2 He was the son of Alan David Erskine and Enid Rate.1 He married Mariora Beatrice Evelyn Rochfort Alers-Hankey, daughter of Colonel Cecil George Herbert Alers-Hankey and Gertrude Clare Fetherstonhaugh, on 1 March 1945.3 He died on 27 July 1973 at age 75.4
     He was educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, EnglandG.2 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He fought in the First World War.3 He was Brigade Major of the 1st Guards Brigade between 1935 and 1939.2 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.1 He was commander of the 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards in 1940.2 He was commander of the 22nd Guards Brigade in 1941.2 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1941.2 He gained the rank of Brigadier in 1942.2 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1945.5 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1947.2 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1949.2 He lived in 1954 at St. Clement's House, Sandwich, Kent, EnglandG.5

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 566. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S30] Adam and Charles Black Ltd, Who's Who 1954: An Annual Autobiographical Dictionary (London, U.K.: Adam and Charles Black, 1954), page 919. Hereinafter cited as Who's Who 1954.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.
  5. [S30] Adam and Charles Black Ltd, Who's Who 1954, page 920.

Mariora Beatrice Evelyn Rochfort Alers-Hankey1

F, #54075, b. 10 April 1900
Last Edited=22 Nov 2016
     Mariora Beatrice Evelyn Rochfort Alers-Hankey was born on 10 April 1900 at Westhampnett, Sussex, EnglandG.2,3 She was the daughter of Colonel Cecil George Herbert Alers-Hankey and Gertrude Clare Fetherstonhaugh.4 She and Brigadier Alan Henry Campbell Swinton of Kimmerghame were divorced.4 She married, firstly, Brigadier Alan Henry Campbell Swinton of Kimmerghame, son of Captain George Sitwell Campbell Swinton and Elizabeth Ebsworth, on 2 October 1923.4 She married, secondly, Maj.-Gen. Ian David Erskine, son of Alan David Erskine and Enid Rate, on 1 March 1945.1
     From 2 October 1923, her married name became Campbell Swinton.4 Her married name became Erskine.

Child of Mariora Beatrice Evelyn Rochfort Alers-Hankey and Brigadier Alan Henry Campbell Swinton of Kimmerghame

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.
  3. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Colonel Cecil George Herbert Alers-Hankey1

M, #54076, b. 23 March 1874, d. 28 August 1940
Last Edited=18 Nov 2014
     Colonel Cecil George Herbert Alers-Hankey was born on 23 March 1874 at Kensington, London, EnglandG.1 He was the son of Walter Childe Alers-Hankey and Caroline Jane Anne Rochfort.1 He married Gertrude Clare Fetherstonhaugh, daughter of Albany Fetherstonhaugh and Evelyn Gertrude Astell, on 19 April 1899 at St. George Hanover SQuare, London, England.1 He died on 28 August 1940 at age 66 at Chichester, Sussex, England.1
     He gained the rank of Captain on 21 March 1900 in the The Royal Sussex Regiment.2 He gained the rank of Honorary Major on 30 July 1904.2 He gained the rank of Major on 26 May 1906.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel on 23 April 1913 in the Special Reserve of Officers.2 He fought in the First World War.2 He gained the rank of Brevet Colonel on 1 January 1919.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Sussex on 21 July 1927.2 He lived at Binderton House, Chichester, Sussex, EnglandG.3 He retired from the military on 13 May 1931.2

Children of Colonel Cecil George Herbert Alers-Hankey and Gertrude Clare Fetherstonhaugh

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S1605] J.N. Houterman, "re: Crosby Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 6 February 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Crosby Family."

Herbert Austin, 1st and last Baron Austin1

M, #54077, b. 8 November 1866, d. 23 May 1941
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     Herbert Austin, 1st and last Baron Austin was born on 8 November 1866 at Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.1 He was the son of Giles Stevens Austin and Clara Jane Simpson.1 He was baptised at Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.1 He married Helen Dron, daughter of James Dron, on 26 December 1887 at Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 He died on 23 May 1941 at age 74, without male issue.2
     He was educated at Rotherham Grammar School, Rotherham, Yorkshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Brampton CollegeG.1 He was an apprentice before 1890 at Langlands Foundry, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 He was a manager of Wolsely Tool and Motor Car Company Ltd. between 1900 and 1905.1 In 1905 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, EnglandG, he founded the Austin Motor Car Company Ltd.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1917.1 He was awarded the Commander, Order of Leopold of Belgium.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Unionist) for Birmingham, King's Norton Division between 1918 and 1924.1 He was registered as a Member, Institute of Mechanical Engineers (M.I.Mech.E.)1 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the The Worcestershire Regiment (Territorial Army).1 He was created 1st Baron Austin, of Longbridge, in the City of Birmingham [U.K.] on 16 July 1936.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Birmingham University, Birmingham, Warwickshire, EnglandG, in 1937.1
     On his death, the Barony of Austin became extinct.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

Children of Herbert Austin, 1st and last Baron Austin and Helen Dron

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 570. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [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 728. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Austin, Herbert, 1866-1941". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  4. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 19. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Sir Arthur Edward Erskine1

M, #54078, b. 1 September 1881, d. 24 July 1963
Last Edited=9 Mar 2006
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Sir Arthur Edward Erskine was born on 1 September 1881.2 He was the son of Sir Henry David Erskine and Lady Horatia Elizabeth Seymour.1 He married Rosemary Freda Baird, daughter of Brig.-Gen. Edward William David Baird and Millicent Clarke, on 28 November 1921.2 He died on 24 July 1963 at age 81.3
     He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.3 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1918, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1916.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in 1918 in the Royal Artillery.1 He held the office of Equerry-in-Ordinary to HM King George V between 1919 and 1924.2 He held the office of Crown Equerry to HM King George V between 1924 and 1937.1 He was appointed Commander, Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) in 1926.3 He was appointed Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1931.3 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1935.1 He held the office of Crown Equerry to HM King Edward VIII in 1937.1 He held the office of Crown Equerry to HM King George VI between 1937 and 1941.1 He held the office of Secretary and Registrar of the Order of Merit between 1939 and 1963.1 He held the office of Extra Equerry between 1941 and 1963.1

Children of Sir Arthur Edward Erskine and Rosemary Freda Baird

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 566. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.

Rosemary Freda Baird1

F, #54079, d. 5 January 1970
Last Edited=30 Aug 2016
     Rosemary Freda Baird was the daughter of Brig.-Gen. Edward William David Baird and Millicent Clarke.2,3 She married Sir Arthur Edward Erskine, son of Sir Henry David Erskine and Lady Horatia Elizabeth Seymour, on 28 November 1921.1 She died on 5 January 1970.1
     Her married name became Erskine.

Children of Rosemary Freda Baird and Sir Arthur Edward Erskine

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Matilda Persse1

F, #54080, b. after 1770
Last Edited=26 Jul 2012
     Matilda Persse was born after 1770 at County Galway, IrelandG.1 She was the daughter of Burton Persse and Sarah Pennefather.1 She died, unmarried.2

Citations

  1. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003 to 2016. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 page 953. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]