Sir Robert George Vivian Duff, 2nd Bt.1

M, #11531, b. 14 November 1876, d. 16 October 1914
Last Edited=2 Mar 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Sir Robert George Vivian Duff, 2nd Bt. was born on 14 November 1876. He was the son of Sir Charles Garden Assheton-Smith, 1st Bt. and Hon. Maud Frances Vivian.1 He married Lady Gladys Mary Juliet Lowther, daughter of St. George Henry Lowther, 4th Earl of Lonsdale and Lady Constance Gwladys Herbert, on 9 June 1903.1 He died on 16 October 1914 at age 37, killed in action.1
     Sir Robert George Vivian Duff, 2nd Bt. usually went by his middle name of George.1 He gained the title of 2nd Baronet Duff, of Vaynol. He gained the rank of officer in the Life Guards.2 He fought in the First World War.1

Children of Sir Robert George Vivian Duff, 2nd Bt. and Lady Gladys Mary Juliet Lowther

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2398. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1605] J.N. Houterman, "re: Crosby Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 6 February 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Crosby Family."

Major Keith Trevor1

M, #11532
Last Edited=15 Jan 2011
     Major Keith Trevor is the son of Harry Depuis Trevor.1 He married Lady Gladys Mary Juliet Lowther, daughter of St. George Henry Lowther, 4th Earl of Lonsdale and Lady Constance Gwladys Herbert, on 12 June 1919.1 He and Lady Gladys Mary Juliet Lowther were divorced in 1926.1
     He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.)1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2398. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Kate Fink1

F, #11533
Last Edited=15 Jan 2011
     Kate Fink is the daughter of Charles Fink. She married, secondly, Hon. Charles Edwin Lowther, son of Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale and Emily Susan Caulfeild, on 12 June 1878.1
     Her married name became Benjamin.1 Her married name became Lowther.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2398. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mary Grove1

F, #11534, d. 25 August 1791
Last Edited=18 Jan 2008
     Mary Grove was the daughter of Robert Grove and Mary Ryland.1 She married Francis Charles Annesley, 1st Earl Annesley, son of William Annesley, 1st Viscount Glerawly and Lady Anne Beresford, on 8 February 1766, with a fortune of £30,000.1 She died on 25 August 1791, without issue.1
     From 8 February 1766, her married name became Annesley.1 After her marriage, Mary Grove was styled as Viscountess Glerawly on 12 September 1770. After her marriage, Mary Grove was styled as Countess Annesley on 17 August 1789.

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 I, page 170. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Gwendoline Sophia Alice Sheffield1

F, #11535, b. circa 1869, d. 4 November 1921
Last Edited=4 Apr 2017
     Gwendoline Sophia Alice Sheffield was born circa 1869 at Burton, Lincolnshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Sir Robert Sheffield, 5th Bt. and Priscilla Isabel Laura Dumaresq.1,3 She married Lancelot Edward Lowther, 6th Earl of Lonsdale, son of Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale and Emily Susan Caulfeild, on 24 April 1889.1 She died on 4 November 1921.1
     Her married name became Lowther.

Children of Gwendoline Sophia Alice Sheffield and Lancelot Edward Lowther, 6th Earl of Lonsdale

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2398. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Sybil Beatrix Feetham1

F, #11536, d. 10 March 1966
Last Edited=15 Jan 2011
     Sybil Beatrix Feetham was the daughter of Maj.-Gen. Edward Feetham and Isabel Beatrix Grant.1 She married Lancelot Edward Lowther, 6th Earl of Lonsdale, son of Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale and Emily Susan Caulfeild, on 8 October 1923.1 She died on 10 March 1966.1
     Her married name became Lowther. After her marriage, Sybil Beatrix Feetham was styled as Countess of Lonsdale on 13 April 1944.

Child of Sybil Beatrix Feetham and Lancelot Edward Lowther, 6th Earl of Lonsdale

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2398. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Anthony Edward Lowther, Viscount Lowther1

M, #11537, b. 24 September 1896, d. 6 October 1949
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Anthony Edward Lowther, Viscount Lowther was born on 24 September 1896.1 He was the son of Lancelot Edward Lowther, 6th Earl of Lonsdale and Gwendoline Sophia Alice Sheffield.1 He married Muriel Frances Farrar, daughter of Sir George Herbert Farrar, 1st and last Bt., on 1 February 1922.1 He died on 6 October 1949 at age 53.1
     He was educated at Wellington College, Wellington, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He held the office of Page of Honour to HM King Edward VII between 1908 and 1910.1 He held the office of Page of Honour to HM King George V between 1910 and 1913.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He fought in the Lieutenant, 10th Hussars.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Westmorland in 1930.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Westmorland between 1939 and 1945.1 He fought in the Second World War between 1940 and 1943.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Westmorland.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Cumberland.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Westmorland.1 He was styled as Viscount Lowther between 1944 and 1949.1

Children of Anthony Edward Lowther, Viscount Lowther and Muriel Frances Farrar

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2398. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Muriel Frances Farrar1

F, #11538, d. 25 February 1968
Last Edited=15 Jan 2011
     Muriel Frances Farrar was the daughter of Sir George Herbert Farrar, 1st and last Bt.1 She married Anthony Edward Lowther, Viscount Lowther, son of Lancelot Edward Lowther, 6th Earl of Lonsdale and Gwendoline Sophia Alice Sheffield, on 1 February 1922.1 She died on 25 February 1968.1
     Her married name became Lowther. She held the office of Member of the Westmorland County Council.1

Children of Muriel Frances Farrar and Anthony Edward Lowther, Viscount Lowther

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2398. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Hugh William Lowther, 7th Earl of Lonsdale1

M, #11539, b. 3 November 1922, d. 23 May 2006
Last Edited=24 Oct 2014
     James Hugh William Lowther, 7th Earl of Lonsdale was born on 3 November 1922.1 He was the son of Anthony Edward Lowther, Viscount Lowther and Muriel Frances Farrar.1 He married, firstly, Tuppina Cecily Bennet, daughter of Captain Geoffrey Henry Bennet and Cecily Clayton Swan, on 18 June 1945.1 He and Tuppina Cecily Bennet were divorced in 1954.1 He married, secondly, Hon. Jennifer Lowther, daughter of Major Hon. Christopher William Lowther and Dorothy Bromley Davenport, on 9 September 1954.1 He and Hon. Jennifer Lowther were divorced in 1962.1 He married, thirdly, Nancy Ruth Cobbs, daughter of Thomas F. Cobbs, on 6 March 1963.1 He and Nancy Ruth Cobbs were divorced in 1975.1 He married, fourthly, Caroline Sheila Ley, daughter of Sir Gerald Gordon Ley, 3rd Bt. and Rosemary Catherine Macpherson, on 4 December 1975.1 He died on 23 May 2006 at age 83.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the East Riding Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps.1 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He succeeded as the 8th Viscount Lowther of Whitehaven [G.B., 1797] on 6 October 1949.1 He succeeded as the 7th Earl of Lonsdale, co. Westmorland [U.K., 1807] on 6 October 1949.1 He succeeded as the 8th Baronet Lowther [G.B., 1764] on 6 October 1949.1 He succeeded as the 8th Baron Lowther of Whitehaven [G.B., 1797] on 6 October 1949.1 He lived in 2003 at Askham Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, EnglandG.1

Children of James Hugh William Lowther, 7th Earl of Lonsdale and Tuppina Cecily Bennet

Children of James Hugh William Lowther, 7th Earl of Lonsdale and Hon. Jennifer Lowther

Child of James Hugh William Lowther, 7th Earl of Lonsdale and Nancy Ruth Cobbs

Children of James Hugh William Lowther, 7th Earl of Lonsdale and Caroline Sheila Ley

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2396. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Hon. Anthony George Lowther1

M, #11540, b. 23 September 1925, d. 24 March 1981
Last Edited=20 May 2017
     Hon. Anthony George Lowther was born on 23 September 1925.1 He was the son of Anthony Edward Lowther, Viscount Lowther and Muriel Frances Farrar.1 He married Lavinia Joyce, daughter of Thomas H. Joyce, on 22 July 1958.1 He died on 24 March 1981 at age 55 at Askham, Cumbria, England.1,2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the 12th Royal Lancers.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Palestine Campaign between 1946 and 1947.1 He fought in the Malayan Emergency between 1951 and 1954.1 He was appointed Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.) in 1954.1 On 1 July 1954 he was granted the rank of an earl's younger son.1 He held the office of Member of the Westmorland County Council in 1960.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) in 1964.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Westmorland in 1964.1

Children of Hon. Anthony George Lowther and Lavinia Joyce

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2398. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.