Tom Alsbett1

M, #103761, b. 7 March 1949
Last Edited=7 Mar 2009
     Tom Alsbett was born on 7 March 1949 at Warworth, Northumberland, England.1 He married Alexandra Blahova, daughter of Frantisek Blahova and Vlasta Dokoupilova, on 17 November 1972 at Kensington, London, England.1 He and Alexandra Blahova were divorced before 1979.1

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 153. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.

George Jean Achache1

M, #103762, b. 8 June 1980
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     George Jean Achache was born on 8 June 1980 at London, England.1 He is the son of Philippe Alphonse Achache and Victoria Marina Cecilie Prinzessin von Preußen.1

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 153. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.

Francis Maximilian Frederick Achache1

M, #103763, b. 30 April 1982
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     Francis Maximilian Frederick Achache was born on 30 April 1982 at London, England.1 He is the son of Philippe Alphonse Achache and Victoria Marina Cecilie Prinzessin von Preußen.1

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 153. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.

Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, Marquess of Douro1

M, #103764, b. 19 August 1945
Last Edited=8 May 2011
Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Douro 2
     Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, Marquess of Douro was born on 19 August 1945 at Princess Christian Nursing Home, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3 He is the son of Brigadier Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington and Diana Ruth McConnel.1 He married Antonia Elizabeth Brigid Luise Prinzessin von Preußen, daughter of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Christoph Prinz von Preußen and Lady Brigid Katherine Rachel Guinness, on 3 February 1977 at St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London, England.1
     He was styled as Earl of Mornington between 1945 and 1972.4 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.4 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.4 He was styled as Marquess of Douro in 1972.1 He was Deputy Chairman of Thames Valley Broadcasting Ltd between 1975 and 1984.4 He was a director of Antofagasta and Bolivia Railway Company Ltd between 1977 and 1980.4 He held the office of Councillor for Basingstoke Borough Council between 1978 and 1979.4 He was a director of Eucalyptus Pulp Mills Ltd between 1979 and 1988.4 He was a director of Transatlantic Holdings plc between 1983 and 1996.4 He was a director of Global Asset Mananagement Worldwide Inc between 1984 and 1999.4 He was Deputy Chairman of Deltec Panamerica SA between 1985 and 1989.4 He was Chairman of Deltec Securities (UK) Ltd between 1986 and 1989.4 He was a director of Continental and Industrial Trust plc between 1987 and 1990.4 He was Deputy Chairman of Guinness Mahon Holdings Ltd between 1988 and 1991.4 He was a director of Sun Life Corp Ltd between 1988 and 1996.4 He was a director of Rothmans International Ltd between 1990 and 1993.4 He was Chairman of Dunhill Holdings Ltd between 1991 and 1993.4 He was Deputy Chairman of Vendôme Luxury Group plc between 1993 and 1999.4 He was Chairman of Framlington Group Ltd between 1994 and 1999.4 He was Chairman of Sun Life & Provincial Holdings plc in 1996.4 He lived in 1999 at The Old Rectory, Stratfield Saye, Berkshire, England.4

Children of Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, Marquess of Douro and Antonia Elizabeth Brigid Luise Prinzessin von Preußen

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 154. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [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 XII/2, page 462. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2970. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  5. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.

Brigadier Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington1

M, #103765, b. 2 July 1915
Last Edited=8 May 2011
Arthur Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington2
     Brigadier Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington was born on 2 July 1915.3 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington and Dorothy Violet Ashton.3 He married Diana Ruth McConnel, daughter of Maj.-Gen. Douglas Fitzgerald McConnel, on 28 January 1944 at St. George's Cathedral, Jerusalem, Israel.4
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.5 He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).5 He gained the rank of Major in 1939 in the service of the Royal Horse Guards.5 He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1945, serving in the Middle East, Italy and North-West Europe.5 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1941.5 He was styled as Marquess of Douro between 1943 and 1972. He was invested as a Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) in 1952.5 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1954 in the service of the Royal Horse Guards.5 He was invested as a Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.) in 1958.6 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel and commander in 1959 in the service of the Household Cavalry.6 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel and commander in 1960 in the service of the 22nd Armoured Brigade (Territorial Army).6 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel and commander in 1963 in the service of the Royal Armoured Corps, 1st (British) Corps, British Army of the Rhine.6 He was Defense Attaché to Madrid between 1964 and 1968.6 He was a director of Massey Ferguson Holdings Ltd between 1967 and 1989.6 He was a director of Motor Iberica SA (Spain) between 1967 and 1999.6 He retired from the military in 1968, with the rank of Brigadier.6 He succeeded to the title of 8th Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington [U.K., 1809] on 4 January 1972.6 He succeeded to the title of 8th Baron Douro of Wellesley [U.K., 1809] on 4 January 1972.6 He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Wellington [U.K., 1812] on 4 January 1972.6 He succeeded to the title of 8th Marquess of Douro [U.K., 1814] on 4 January 1972. He succeeded to the title of 12th Earl of Mornington [I., 1760] on 4 January 1972.6 He succeeded to the title of 12th Viscount Wellesley of Dangan Castle [I., 1760] on 4 January 1972.6 He succeeded to the title of 8th Marquess of Wellington [U.K., 1812] on 4 January 1972. He succeeded to the title of 8th Duke of Wellington [U.K., 1814] on 4 January 1972.6 He succeeded to the title of 13th Baron of Mornington [I., 1746] on 4 January 1972.6 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Hampshire in 1975.6 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1990.6 He was invested as a Officer, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (O.St.J.).6 He was invested as a Officer, Legion of Honour French.6 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael of the Wing of Portugal.6 He lived in 1999 at Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner, Mayfair, London, England.6 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Isabel La Catolica of Spain.6

Children of Brigadier Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington and Diana Ruth McConnel

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 154. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  4. [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 XII/2, page 462. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 461.
  6. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2970. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  7. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.


Diana Ruth McConnel1

F, #103766, b. 15 January 1922, d. 1 November 2010
Last Edited=27 Nov 2010
     Diana Ruth McConnel was born on 15 January 1922.2,3 She was the daughter of Maj.-Gen. Douglas Fitzgerald McConnel.4 She married Brigadier Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington, son of Lt.-Col. Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington and Dorothy Violet Ashton, on 28 January 1944 at St. George's Cathedral, Jerusalem, Israel.5 She died on 1 November 2010 at age 88.2
     As a result of her marriage, Diana Ruth McConnel was styled as Marchioness of Douro on 28 January 1944.6 From 28 January 1944, her married name became Wellesley. As a result of her marriage, Diana Ruth McConnel was styled as Duchess of Wellington on 4 January 1972.6 She was invested as a Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.) in June 2007.7

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 154. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK, 19 November 2010. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  3. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 25 November 2010. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  4. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 1099. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  5. [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 XII/2, page 462. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  6. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2974. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  7. [S206] Announcements, The Daily Mail, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Daily Mail.
  8. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.

Arthur Gerald Wellesley, Earl of Mornington1

M, #103767, b. 31 January 1978
Last Edited=8 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Arthur Gerald Wellesley, Earl of Mornington was born on 31 January 1978 at St. Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, Paddington, London, England.1 He is the son of Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, Marquess of Douro and Antonia Elizabeth Brigid Luise Prinzessin von Preußen.1 He married Jemma Madeleine Kidd, daughter of John Edward Aitken Kidd and Wendy Madeleine Hodge, on 4 June 2005 at St. James's Church, Barbados. Her wedding dress was flown to Barbados in a 6' box on its own first class seat.2
     He was styled as Earl of Mornington in 1978.1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3

Children of Arthur Gerald Wellesley, Earl of Mornington and Jemma Madeleine Kidd

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 154. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S206] Announcements, The Daily Mail, London, U.K., 5 June 2005. Hereinafter cited as The Daily Mail.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2970. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S3182] Isabelle Maltais, "re: van Oranje-Nassau," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 6 June 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: van Oranje-Nassau."

Lady Honor Victoria Wellesley1

F, #103768, b. 25 October 1979
Last Edited=8 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Honor Victoria Wellesley was born on 25 October 1979 at St. Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, Paddington, London, England.1 She is the daughter of Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, Marquess of Douro and Antonia Elizabeth Brigid Luise Prinzessin von Preußen.1 She married Hon. Orlando William Montagu, son of John Edward Hollister Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich and Susan Caroline Hayman, on 3 July 2004 at Stratfield Saye, Berkshire, England.2
      From 3 July 2004, her married name became Montagu.2

Children of Lady Honor Victoria Wellesley and Hon. Orlando William Montagu

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 154. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  3. [S3182] Isabelle Maltais, "re: van Oranje-Nassau," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 6 June 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: van Oranje-Nassau."

Lady Mary Luise Wellesley1

F, #103769, b. 16 December 1986
Last Edited=8 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 154. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.

Ziba Rastegar-Javaheri1

F, #103770, b. 12 December 1954
Last Edited=7 Mar 2009
     Ziba Rastegar-Javaheri was born on 12 December 1954.1 She is the daughter of Mortéza Rastegar-Javaheri and Rabeéh Baghaii-Kermani.1 She married Rupert Alexander Frederick Prinz von Preußen, son of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Christoph Prinz von Preußen and Lady Brigid Katherine Rachel Guinness, on 5 January 1982 at London, England.1
     She lived at Teheran, Iran.2

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 154. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2067. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]