Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth1

M, #73511, b. 28 September 1869, d. 13 August 1948
Last Edited=1 May 2011
     Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth was born on 28 September 1869 at 6 Alexandra Terrace, St. John's Wood, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Alfred Harmsworth and Geraldine Mary Maffett.1 He married Emilie Alberta Maffett, daughter of William Hamilton Maffett, on 28 April 1897.1 He died on 13 August 1948 at age 78.1
     He was educated at Marylebone Grammar School, Marylebone, London, England.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was Senior Moderator in Modern Literature in 1891.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Droitwich between 1906 and 1910.1 He wrote the book Pleasure and Problem in South Africa, published 1908.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, in 1911 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between 1911 and 1914, to the President of the Board of Agriculture and Fish.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Luton between 1911 and 1922.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between 1914 and 1915, to the President of the Board of Trade.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Home Department in 1915.1 He was a member of the Prime Minister's Secretariat between 1917 and 1919.3 He was Acting Minister of Blockade in 1919.3 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs between 1919 and 1922.1 He was chairman of Associated Newspapers.3 He was a director of Amalgamated Newspapers.3 He wrote the book Immortals at First Hand, published 1933.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) in 1938.1 He gained the title of 1st Baron Harmsworth, of Egham, Surrey [U.K.] on 4 February 1939.1 He wrote the book A Little Fishing Book, published 1942.3

Children of Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth and Emilie Alberta Maffett



Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1794. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3534] Pat Chambers, "re: Harmsworth Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 January 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Harmsworth Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Emilie Alberta Maffett1

F, #73512, d. 4 May 1942
Last Edited=6 Feb 2009
     Emilie Alberta Maffett was the daughter of William Hamilton Maffett.2 She married Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth, son of Alfred Harmsworth and Geraldine Mary Maffett, on 28 April 1897.1 She died on 4 May 1942.1
      Her married name became Harmsworth. As a result of her marriage, Emilie Alberta Maffett was styled as Baroness Harmsworth on 4 September 1939.

Children of Emilie Alberta Maffett and Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1794. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Hamilton Maffett1

M, #73513
Last Edited=6 Feb 2009
     William Hamilton Maffett was a practising barrister.1 He lived at Finglas, County Dublin, Ireland.1 He lived at St. Helena, Finglas, County Dublin, Ireland.

Child of William Hamilton Maffett

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1794. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Robert Leicester Harmsworth, 1st Bt.

M, #73514, b. 1 November 1870, d. 19 January 1937
Last Edited=7 May 2011
     Sir Robert Leicester Harmsworth, 1st Bt. was born on 1 November 1870 at Rose Cottage, The Vale, Hampstead, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Alfred Harmsworth and Geraldine Mary Maffett.1 He married Annie Louisa Scott, daughter of Thomas Scott, on 13 February 1892.1 He died on 19 January 1937 at age 66.1 He was buried at St. Marylebone Cemetery, East Finchley, London, England.2
      Sir Robert Leicester Harmsworth, 1st Bt. usually went by his middle name of Leicester.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Caithness between 1900 and 1918.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Sutherland between 1918 and 1922.1 He was created 1st Baronet Harmsworth, of Moray Lodge, Kensington [U.K.] on 1 July 1918.1 He was a director of Amalgamated Press.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, in 1927.1

Children of Sir Robert Leicester Harmsworth, 1st Bt. and Annie Louisa Scott

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3410. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3534] Pat Chambers, "re: Harmsworth Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 January 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Harmsworth Family."

Sir Hildebrand Aubrey Harmsworth, 1st Bt.

M, #73515, b. 15 March 1872, d. 18 April 1929
Last Edited=1 May 2011
     Sir Hildebrand Aubrey Harmsworth, 1st Bt. was born on 15 March 1872.1 He was the son of Alfred Harmsworth and Geraldine Mary Maffett.2 He married Kathleen Mary Berton, daughter of Edwin Denny Berton, on 4 July 1900.1 He died on 18 April 1929 at age 57.1
     He was educated at Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 In 1900 he unsuccessfully stood for Gravesend as the Imperial Liberal candidate in the general election.1 He was editor of the New Liberal Review between 1901 and 1904.1 In 1906 he unsuccessfully stood for Wellington, Shropshire as the Tariff Reform candidate in the general election.1 He was created 1st Baronet Harmsworth, of Freshwater Grove, in the Parish of Shipley, co. Sussex [U.K.] on 21 June 1922.1

Children of Sir Hildebrand Aubrey Harmsworth, 1st Bt. and Kathleen Mary Berton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1795. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


William Albert St. John Harmsworth1,2

M, #73516, b. 19 May 1876, d. 3 May 1933
Last Edited=27 Jan 2009
     William Albert St. John Harmsworth was born on 19 May 1876.1 He was the son of Alfred Harmsworth and Geraldine Mary Maffett.1 He died on 3 May 1933 at age 56, unmarried.1 He was buried on 9 May 1933 at Golders Green Cemetery, London, England.2
      William Albert St. John Harmsworth usually went by his middle name of St. John.2 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3410. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3534] Pat Chambers, "re: Harmsworth Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 January 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Harmsworth Family."

Vyvyan George Harmsworth1

M, #73517, b. 16 April 1881, d. 14 July 1957
Last Edited=29 Mar 2008
     Vyvyan George Harmsworth was born on 16 April 1881.1 He was the son of Alfred Harmsworth and Geraldine Mary Maffett.1 He married Constance Gwendolen Mary Catt, daughter of Charles William Catt, on 6 June 1906.1 He died on 14 July 1957 at age 76.1
     He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, England.1 He was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He gained the rank of First World War.1 He gained the rank of Temporary Captain in the service of the Royal Army Service Corps.1

Children of Vyvyan George Harmsworth and Constance Gwendolen Mary Catt

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3410. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Constance Gwendolen Mary Catt1

F, #73518, d. 17 March 1962
Last Edited=29 Mar 2008
     Constance Gwendolen Mary Catt was the daughter of Charles William Catt.1 She married Vyvyan George Harmsworth, son of Alfred Harmsworth and Geraldine Mary Maffett, on 6 June 1906.1 She died on 17 March 1962.1
      Her married name became Harmsworth.

Children of Constance Gwendolen Mary Catt and Vyvyan George Harmsworth

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3410. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Charles William Catt1

M, #73519
Last Edited=29 Mar 2008
     Charles William Catt lived at The Outwoods, Duffield, Derbyshire, England.1

Child of Charles William Catt

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3410. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Geraldine Adelaide Hamilton Harmsworth1

F, #73520, b. 27 December 1866, d. 7 October 1945
Last Edited=27 Jan 2009
     Geraldine Adelaide Hamilton Harmsworth was born on 27 December 1866 at Sunnybank, Chapelizod, County Dublin, Ireland.2 She was the daughter of Alfred Harmsworth and Geraldine Mary Maffett.1 She married Sir Lucas White King, son of Henry King, on 12 February 1891 at Karachi, Pakistan.1,2 She died on 7 October 1945 at age 78.1
      Her married name became King.

Child of Geraldine Adelaide Hamilton Harmsworth and Sir Lucas White King

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3411. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3534] Pat Chambers, "re: Harmsworth Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 January 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Harmsworth Family."
  3. [S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."