Leopold Robert Seymour1

M, #54451, b. 30 April 1888
Last Edited=12 Nov 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Leopold Robert Seymour was born on 30 April 1888.1 He was the son of Sir Horace Alfred Damer Seymour and Elizabeth Mary Romilly.1 He married, firstly, Mary Elizabeth Frayer, daughter of Thomas Frayer, on 23 April 1914.1
     He was educated at Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Private in the service of the 31st Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was wounded.1 He was with the Department of Pensions and National Health, Canada.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1887. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mary Elizabeth Frayer1

F, #54452, d. September 1955
Last Edited=12 Nov 2008
     Mary Elizabeth Frayer was the daughter of Thomas Frayer.1 She married Leopold Robert Seymour, son of Sir Horace Alfred Damer Seymour and Elizabeth Mary Romilly, on 23 April 1914.1 She died in September 1955.1
      Her married name became Seymour.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1887. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Thomas Frayer1

M, #54453
Last Edited=12 Nov 2008

Child of Thomas Frayer

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1887. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Horatia Augusta Elizabeth Seymour1

F, #54454, d. 11 November 1966
Last Edited=12 Nov 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Horatia Augusta Elizabeth Seymour was the daughter of Sir Horace Alfred Damer Seymour and Elizabeth Mary Romilly.1 She died on 11 November 1966, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1887. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mary Gertrude Seymour1

F, #54455, d. 1 May 1973
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Mary Gertrude Seymour was the daughter of Sir Horace Alfred Damer Seymour and Elizabeth Mary Romilly.1 She married Charles Clive Bigham, 2nd Viscount Mersey, son of John Charles Bigham, 1st Viscount Mersey and Georgina Sarah Rogers, on 1 June 1904.1 She died on 1 May 1973.1
      Her married name became Bigham. She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for the County of London.1 As a result of her marriage, Mary Gertrude Seymour was styled as Viscountess Mersey on 3 September 1929.

Children of Mary Gertrude Seymour and Charles Clive Bigham, 2nd Viscount Mersey

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1887. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Charles Clive Bigham, 2nd Viscount Mersey

M, #54456, b. 18 August 1872, d. 20 November 1956
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     Charles Clive Bigham, 2nd Viscount Mersey was born on 18 August 1872.1 He was the son of John Charles Bigham, 1st Viscount Mersey and Georgina Sarah Rogers.2 He married Mary Gertrude Seymour, daughter of Sir Horace Alfred Damer Seymour and Elizabeth Mary Romilly, on 1 June 1904.2 He died on 20 November 1956 at age 84.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.1 He was with the Diplomatic Service between 1896 and 1900.1 He fought in the Boxer Rebellion in 1900, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1901.1 He was with the Military Intelligence Department, War between 1901 and 1904.1 He was Secretary to Royal Commissions between 1905 and 1952.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of London.1 He gained the rank of Brigade Major in 1914 in the service of the Brigade of Guards.1 He was Provost Marshal to the Dardanelles and Military Attache, Egypt in 1915.1 He was GSO(1) of the Military Mission, French War Office between 1916 and 1919.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Grenadier Guards.1 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1919.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Mersey, of Toxteth, co. Lancaster [U.K., 1910] on 3 September 1929.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Mersey, of Toxteth, co. Lancaster [U.K., 1916] on 3 September 1929.1 He was trustee of the National Portrait Gallery between 1941 and 1949.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1946.1 He was invested as a Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.).1

Children of Charles Clive Bigham, 2nd Viscount Mersey and Mary Gertrude Seymour

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2669. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

John Charles Bigham, 1st Viscount Mersey

M, #54457, b. 3 August 1840, d. 3 September 1929
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     John Charles Bigham, 1st Viscount Mersey was born on 3 August 1840.1 He was the son of John Bigham and Helen East.2 He married Georgina Sarah Rogers, daughter of John Rogers, on 17 August 1871.1 He died on 3 September 1929 at age 89.1
     He was admitted to Middle Temple in 1870 entitled to practice as a barrister.1 He was invested as a Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) in 1883.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Liverpool Exchange between 1895 and 1897.1 He was invested as a Knight in 1897.1 He held the office of Justice of the High Court between 1897 and 1909.1 He was a Royal Commissioner of revision of martial law sentences in South Africa in 1902.1 He was president of the Railway and Canal Commission between 1904 and 1907.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1909.1 He was president of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division, High Court between 1909 and 1910.1 He was created 1st Baron Mersey, of Toxteth, co. Lancaster [U.K.] on 16 March 1910.1 He was president of the Wreck Commission, UK between 1912 and 1914.1 He was created 1st Viscount Mersey, of Toxteth, co. Lancaster [U.K.] on 22 January 1916.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

Children of John Charles Bigham, 1st Viscount Mersey and Georgina Sarah Rogers

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Bigham, John Charles". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Janet Bruce1

F, #54458, d. after 21 July 1545
Last Edited=1 Jul 2014
     Janet Bruce was the daughter of Sir Robert Bruce of Airth and Eupheme Montgomerie.2 A contract for the marriage of Janet Bruce and William Livingston of Kilsyth was signed on 16 October 1504.1 She died after 21 July 1545.1
      From circa 16 October 1504, her married name became Livingston.1

Citations

  1. [S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."
  2. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  3. [S6286] Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy, online http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info. Hereinafter cited as Clan MacFarlane.

Alexander Livingston of Over and Nether Inches1

M, #54459, d. before 9 August 1564
Last Edited=28 Aug 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.22%
     Alexander Livingston of Over and Nether Inches was the son of William Livingston of Kilsyth and Janet Bruce.1 He married Barbara Forrester before 18 September 1542.1 He died before 9 August 1564.1

Child of Alexander Livingston of Over and Nether Inches and Barbara Forrester

Citations

  1. [S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."

Colonel John Henry Bevan1

M, #54460, b. 5 April 1894, d. 1978
Last Edited=21 Jan 2013
     Colonel John Henry Bevan was born on 5 April 1894. He was the son of David Augustus Bevan and Hon. Maud Elizabeth Brand.1 He married Lady Barbara Violet Bingham, daughter of George Charles Bingham, 5th Earl of Lucan and Violet Sylvia Blanche Spender Clay, on 18 January 1927.1 He died in 1978.
     He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.).1 He lived at Guillards Oak, Midhurst, Sussex, England.

Children of Colonel John Henry Bevan and Lady Barbara Violet Bingham

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2423. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]