Ernest Castle Costley White1

M, #615171, b. 1875, d. 1966
Last Edited=2 Aug 2013
     Ernest Castle Costley White was born in 1875.1 He was the son of Robert William Costley White and Jessie Maria Heinecken Marten.1 He married Marguerite Bethune.1 He died in 1966.1

Child of Ernest Castle Costley White and Marguerite Bethune

Citations

  1. [S3706] David Barttelot, "re: Crosland Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 7 April 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Crosland Family."

John Giles Hendy, Baron Hendy1

M, #615172, b. 11 April 1948
Last Edited=30 Oct 2019
     John Giles Hendy, Baron Hendy was born on 11 April 1948.2 He is the son of John Hendy and Hon. Mary Jemima Best.3
     He was created Baron Hendy, of Hayes and Harlington in the London Borough of Hillingdon [U.K. Life Peer] on 15 October 2019.2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4258. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Peter Gerard Hendy1

M, #615173, b. 1953
Last Edited=17 Sep 2019
Sir Peter Hendy 2
     Sir Peter Gerard Hendy was born in 1953.1 He is the son of John Hendy and Hon. Mary Jemima Best.3
     He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)4 He was Commissioner, Transport for London.4 He was appointed Knight in 2013.4

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4258. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S214] Honours List, The London Gazette, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as London Gazette.

Marguerite Bethune1

F, #615174, b. 1880
Last Edited=2 Aug 2013
     Marguerite Bethune was born in 1880.1 She married Ernest Castle Costley White, son of Robert William Costley White and Jessie Maria Heinecken Marten.1
     Her married name became White.1

Child of Marguerite Bethune and Ernest Castle Costley White

Citations

  1. [S3706] David Barttelot, "re: Crosland Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 7 April 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Crosland Family."

Hon. Sir Matthew Robert Best1

M, #615175, b. 18 June 1878, d. 13 October 1940
Last Edited=27 Sep 2020
     Hon. Sir Matthew Robert Best was born on 18 June 1878.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. George Best, 5th Baron Wynford and Edith Anne Marsh.2 He married Annis Elizabeth Wood, daughter of Charles Frederic Wood, on 2 January 1908.1 He died on 13 October 1940 at age 62.1
     He fought in the First World War.1 He was awarded the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) and bar.1 He was appointed Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.)1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.)1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King George V between 1927 and 1928.2 He was Rear-Admiral of the 2nd Cruiser Squadron between 1929 and 1931.1 He was Admiral Superintendant of the Malta Dockyard between 1931 and 1934.1 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1932.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the America and West Indies Station between 1934 and 1937.1 He gained the rank of Admiral in 1936.1

Children of Hon. Sir Matthew Robert Best and Annis Elizabeth Wood

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4258. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]




Charles Frederic Wood1

M, #615176
Last Edited=26 Sep 2020
     Charles Frederic Wood lived at Twyford House, Winchester, Hampshire, England.1

Child of Charles Frederic Wood

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4258. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Annis Elizabeth Wood1

F, #615177, d. 12 May 1971
Last Edited=26 Sep 2020
     Annis Elizabeth Wood was the daughter of Charles Frederic Wood.2 She married Hon. Sir Matthew Robert Best, son of Lt.-Col. George Best, 5th Baron Wynford and Edith Anne Marsh, on 2 January 1908.1 She died on 12 May 1971.1
     From 2 January 1908, her married name became Best.

Children of Annis Elizabeth Wood and Hon. Sir Matthew Robert Best

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4258. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Captain George Frederic Matthew Best1

M, #615178, b. 14 December 1908, d. 7 March 1994
Last Edited=26 Sep 2020
     Captain George Frederic Matthew Best was born on 14 December 1908.1 He was the son of Hon. Sir Matthew Robert Best and Annis Elizabeth Wood.2 He married Rosemary Elizabeth Brooks, daughter of Major John Chadwick Brooks, on 26 July 1940.1 He died on 7 March 1994 at age 85.1
     He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in dispatches.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy.1 He was Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence between 1956 and 1958.1 He was Commodore of the Arabian Seas and Persian Gulf between 1958 and 1960.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM Queen Elizabeth II in 1960.1 He held the office of Member, Dorset County Council between 1962 and 1985.1 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1985.1

Children of Captain George Frederic Matthew Best and Rosemary Elizabeth Brooks

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4258. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Major John Chadwick Brooks1

M, #615179
Last Edited=30 Jul 2016
     Major John Chadwick Brooks lived at Chiswick, London, England.1 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1919.1

Child of Major John Chadwick Brooks

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4258. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Rosemary Elizabeth Brooks1

F, #615180, b. 1918, d. 14 February 2015
Last Edited=26 Sep 2020
     Rosemary Elizabeth Brooks was born in 1918.2 She was the daughter of Major John Chadwick Brooks.3 She married Captain George Frederic Matthew Best, son of Hon. Sir Matthew Robert Best and Annis Elizabeth Wood, on 26 July 1940.1 She died on 14 February 2015.2
     From 26 July 1940, her married name became Best. She lived in 2003 at Wallhayes, Nettlecombe, Bridport, Dorset, England.1

Children of Rosemary Elizabeth Brooks and Captain George Frederic Matthew Best

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4258. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]