Anne Page Croft1

F, #81521, b. circa 1874, d. 18 October 1949
Last Edited=29 Dec 2005
     Anne Page Croft was born circa 1874. She was the daughter of Richard Benyon Croft and Anne Elizabeth Page.1 She married Charles Alexander Nall-Cain, 1st Baron Brocket, son of Robert Cain and Anne Newall, on 27 October 1928.1 She died on 18 October 1949.2
      From 27 October 1928, her married name became Nall-Cain.1 She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).2 She was invested as a Companion, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (C.St.J.).2 As a result of her marriage, Anne Page Croft was styled as Baroness Brocket on 19 January 1933.

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 519. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Waldorf Astor1

M, #81522, b. 20 November 1920, d. 7 June 1999
Last Edited=26 Dec 2011
     Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Waldorf Astor was born on 20 November 1920.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor, 1st Baron Astor of Hever and Lady Violet Mary Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound.1 He married Emily Lucy Kinloch, daughter of Sir Alexander Davenport Kinloch, 12th Bt. and Alexandra Dalziel, on 8 November 1950.1 He died on 7 June 1999 at age 78.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Intelligence Corps.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was on the staff of The Times in 1947.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Berkshire in 1953.1 He was a director of the Times Publishing Company between 1956 and 1966.1 He was Deputy-Chairman of the Times Publishing Company between 1959 and 1966.1 He was a director of Hambros Bank Ltd.1 He was a director of Phoenix Assurance.1 He was a director of Olympia Ltd.1 He was a director of Hutchinson Ltd.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Berkshire between 1963 and 1964.1 He was Deputy-Chairman of Olympia Ltd between 1971 and 1973.1 He lived in 1999 at Folly Farm, Sulhamstead, Reading, Berkshire, England.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Waldorf Astor and Emily Lucy Kinloch

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 132. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 173. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Emily Lucy Kinloch1

F, #81523, b. 27 August 1930, d. 27 December 2013
Last Edited=16 Mar 2014
     Emily Lucy Kinloch was born on 27 August 1930.2 She was the daughter of Sir Alexander Davenport Kinloch, 12th Bt. and Alexandra Dalziel.1,3 She married Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Waldorf Astor, son of Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor, 1st Baron Astor of Hever and Lady Violet Mary Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, on 8 November 1950.1 She died on 27 December 2013 at age 83.4
      From 8 November 1950, her married name became Astor. She lived in 2003 at 79 Ashley Gardens, Thirleby Road, London, England.2

Children of Emily Lucy Kinloch and Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Waldorf Astor

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 132. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2183. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Sir Alexander Davenport Kinloch, 12th Bt.

M, #81524, b. 17 September 1902, d. 22 November 1982
Last Edited=7 Aug 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
     Sir Alexander Davenport Kinloch, 12th Bt. was born on 17 September 1902.1 He was the son of Brig.-Gen. Sir David Alexander Kinloch of Gilmerton, 11th Bt. and Elinor Lucy Bromley Davenport.2 He married, firstly, Alexandra Dalziel, daughter of Frederick Young Dalziel and Emily Key Hoffman, on 10 September 1929.1 He and Alexandra Dalziel were divorced in 1945.1 He married, secondly, Hilda Anna Walker, daughter of Thomas Walker, on 26 November 1946.1 He married, thirdly, Ann Maud White, daughter of G/Capt. Frank Leslie White, on 2 June 1965.1 He and Hilda Anna Walker were divorced in 1965.1 He died on 22 November 1982 at age 80.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was admitted to Royal Company of Archers.2 He fought in the Second World War.2 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Grenadier Guards.1 He succeeded to the title of 12th Baronet Kinloch, of Gilmerton [N.S., 1686] on 27 October 1944.3

Children of Sir Alexander Davenport Kinloch, 12th Bt. and Alexandra Dalziel

Children of Sir Alexander Davenport Kinloch, 12th Bt. and Hilda Anna Walker

Child of Sir Alexander Davenport Kinloch, 12th Bt. and Ann Maud White

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2183. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 132. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Robert Hugh Astor1

M, #81525, b. 27 January 1958
Last Edited=14 Nov 2003
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Robert Hugh Astor was born on 27 January 1958.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Waldorf Astor and Emily Lucy Kinloch.1 He married Diana M. Murray, daughter of Dr. Louis Murray, in 1991.1

Children of Robert Hugh Astor and Diana M. Murray

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 132. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


Virginia Lucy Astor1

F, #81526, b. 5 August 1951
Last Edited=26 Jul 2010
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Virginia Lucy Astor was born on 5 August 1951.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Waldorf Astor and Emily Lucy Kinloch.1 She married Richard Denis Wyer McGillycuddy, The McGillycuddy of the Reeks, son of John Patrick McGillycuddy, The McGillycuddy of the Reeks and Elizabeth Margaret Otto, in 1984.1
      From 1984, her married name became McGillycuddy.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 132. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Anna Roxelana Ward1

F, #81527, b. 1987
Last Edited=8 Feb 2004
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Anna Roxelana Ward was born in 1987.1 She is the daughter of Hon. Edward Nicholas Ward and Rachel Mary Astor.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 182. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Jean Violet Astor1

F, #81528, b. 25 January 1962
Last Edited=14 Nov 2003
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Jean Violet Astor was born on 25 January 1962.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Waldorf Astor and Emily Lucy Kinloch.1 She married John Maximilian Halford-Thompson, son of Lt.-Col. Peter Halford-Thompson, in 1982.1
      From 1982, her married name became Halford-Thompson.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 132. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

James Alexander Waldorf Astor1

M, #81529, b. 16 September 1965
Last Edited=14 Nov 2003
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     James Alexander Waldorf Astor was born on 16 September 1965.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Waldorf Astor and Emily Lucy Kinloch.1 He married Janine Valentine, daughter of James Valentine, on 21 September 1996.1

Children of James Alexander Waldorf Astor and Janine Valentine

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 132. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 173. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor1

M, #81530, b. 31 March 1848, d. 18 October 1919
Last Edited=10 Aug 2011
     William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor was born on 31 March 1848 at New York, U.S.A..1 He was the son of Colonel John Jacob Astor and Charlotte Augusta Gibbes.1 He married Mary Dahlgren Paul, daughter of James William Paul, on 6 June 1878.1 He died on 18 October 1919 at age 71 at Western House, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was buried on 22 October 1919 at Cliveden, Buckinghamshire, England, after cremation.1
      William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor also went by the nick-name of Willie.2 He graduated from Columbia University, New York City, New York, U.S.A., with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was a barrister in 1875 at U.S.A.1 He held the office of a Member of the New York Legislature in 1878.1 He held the office of a Member of the New York Legislature in 1881.1 He held the office of Minister for the U.S.A. in Italy between 1882 and 1885.1 He wrote the book Valentino: an Historical Romance of the Sixteenth Century in Italy, published 1885.1,2 He wrote the book Sforza: a Story of Milan, published 1889.1,2 He wrote the book Pharoah's Daughter, published 1890.1 In 1893 he became the owner of the Pall Mall Gazette and Pall Mall Magazine, and later the Observer.1 He founded the Waldorf Hotel (later the Waldorf-Astoria) in New York.2 He wrote the book John Jacob Astor, published 1899.2 He was naturalized as a U.K. citizen in 1899.1 He was created 1st Baron Astor, of Hever Castle, co. Kent [U.K.] on 26 January 1916.1 He was created 1st Viscount Astor [U.K.] on 23 June 1917.1 He lived at Hever Castle, Kent, England.3
     He was a generous donor to the Prince of Wales and other War Funds.1 According to his Times obituary, he was "very widely read in English, French, and Italian, he loved his Dumas notably; was versed in much war literature, and a real expert on the American Civil War. His colleciton of rare things went beyond the orbit of the splendid connoisseur and approached the museum ... Within his double moat and behind his own drawbridge at Hever he was possessed by thoughts of old romance, lived deep in a meditative atmosphere belonging to it, while, at the same time, as a man of business he was diligent, orderly, masterly, and never ceased to be one of the most potent men of business in two hemispheres."4 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     

Children of William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor and Mary Dahlgren Paul



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 215. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 131. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XIII, page 216.
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Astor, John Jacob, 1848-1919". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.