Air Marshal Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, 1st and last Viscount Portal of Hungerford1

M, #135031, b. 21 May 1893, d. 22 April 1971
Last Edited=30 Aug 2013
Air Marshal Sir Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford 2
     Air Marshal Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, 1st and last Viscount Portal of Hungerford was born on 21 May 1893.3 He was the son of Edward Robert Portal and Ellinor Kate Hill.1,4 He married Joan Margaret Welby, daughter of Sir Charles Glynne Earle Welby, 5th Bt., on 22 July 1919.3 He died on 22 April 1971 at age 77.3
     He was educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England.4 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.4 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1919, he was mentioned in despatches.4 He gained the rank of officer in 1915 in the service of the Royal Flying Corps.4 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) (and bar (1918)) in 1917.4 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1917.4 He gained the rank of officer in the service of the Royal Air Force.3 He was director of Operations and Intell for the Air Ministry between 1930 and 1934.3 He was Commander of the Aden Force between 1934 and 1935.4 He was chairman of British Aluminium Company between 1935 and 1959.4 He gained the rank of Air Vice-Marshal in 1937.4 He was director of Organisation at the Air Ministry between 1937 and 1938.3 He gained the rank of Air Marshal in 1939.4 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1939.4 He gained the rank of Air Chief Marshal in 1940.4 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1940.4 He held the office of Chief of Air Staff between 1940 and 1945.4 He was Ai Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Bomber Command between March 1940 and October 1940.4 He was Winchester and Ch Ch Oxford (Hon Student ), joined RFC 1915 and Royal Air Force 1918, served WW I (despatches), staff Dir Ops and Intell Air Ministry 1930–34, OC Br Forces Aden 1934–35, Royal Air Force Instr IDC 1935–37, Air Vice Marshall 1937, Di in 1941.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1942.4 He gained the rank of Marshal of the Royal Air Force in 1945.4 He was created 1st Baron Portal of Hungerford, of Hungerford, co. Berkshire [U.K.] on 17 September 1945, with a special remainder to his eldest daughter.1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Merit (O.M.) in 1946.4 He was decorated with the award of the United States Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.).3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1946.4 He was Controller of Atomic Energy, Ministry of Supply between 1946 and 1951.4 He was created 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford, of Hungerford, co. Berkshire [U.K.] on 28 January 1946, with remainder to heirs male of his body.1,3 He was decorated with the award of the Order of White Lion Czechoslavakia, 1st Class.3 He was chairman of King Edward VII Hospital between 1950 and 1968 at Midhurst, Sussex, England.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of West Sussex in 1951.3 He was chairman of British Aluminium between 1953 and 1959.3 He was decorated with the award of the 1st Class Order of Polonia Restituta.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Birmingham University, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Reading University, Reading, Berkshire, England.3 He lived at Hungerford, Berkshire, England.3 On his death, his viscountancy became extinct.4

Children of Air Marshal Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, 1st and last Viscount Portal of Hungerford and Joan Margaret Welby

Citations

  1. [S28] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 99th edition (London, U.K.: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1949), page 1611. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Peerage and Baronetage, 99th ed.
  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. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3176. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 221. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

W. Popley1

M, #135032
Last Edited=7 Aug 2006

Child of W. Popley

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 260. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Alison Joane Rylands1

F, #135033, b. 27 February 1963
Last Edited=2 Dec 2004
     Alison Joane Rylands was born on 27 February 1963.1 She is the daughter of Reverend Thomas Michael Rylands and Denise Elisabeth Bates.1
     She was educated at Moreton Hall School, Shropshire, England.1 She was educated at City and Guilds College of Art, London, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lt.-Col. Austin Graves Bates1

M, #135034, b. 19 August 1891, d. 11 September 1961
Last Edited=30 Jan 2011
     Lt.-Col. Austin Graves Bates was born on 19 August 1891.1 He was the son of Sir Edward Percy Bates, 2nd Bt. and Constance Elizabeth Graves.1 He married Jean Christian Marguerite Hunter, daughter of James Havard Hunter and Jessie Louisa Scott-Kerr, on 15 December 1920.1 He died on 11 September 1961 at age 70.1
     He was educated at Clifton School, England.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches three times, and wounded.1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1917.1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1918.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Royal Artillery.1 He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1943.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Austin Graves Bates and Jean Christian Marguerite Hunter

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Caroline Davan Braby1

F, #135035
Last Edited=8 Feb 2007
     Caroline Davan Braby is the daughter of Cedric Braby and Margaret (?).1 She married Thomas Richard Kerrison Davey, son of Major Richard Edmund Davey and Evelyn Ethel Edwina Houldsworth, in September 1966.1
      From September 1966, her married name became Davey.1

Children of Caroline Davan Braby and Thomas Richard Kerrison Davey

Citations

  1. [S2133] Charles Davey, "re: Davey family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 7 February 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Davey Family."


Richard Francis Davey1

M, #135036, b. 24 May 1967
Last Edited=30 Jun 2012
     Richard Francis Davey was born on 24 May 1967.1 He is the son of Thomas Richard Kerrison Davey and Caroline Davan Braby.1 He married Louise Marjorie Collinson in May 2010.2

Child of Richard Francis Davey

Child of Richard Francis Davey and Louise Marjorie Collinson

Citations

  1. [S2133] Charles Davey, "re: Davey family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 7 February 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Davey Family."
  2. [S6088] Richard Davey, "re: Davey Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 27 June 2012. Hereinafter cited as "re: Davey Family."

Jeremy Dickson Bates1

M, #135037, b. 1 April 1932
Last Edited=8 Feb 2007
     Jeremy Dickson Bates was born on 1 April 1932.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Austin Graves Bates and Jean Christian Marguerite Hunter.1 He married Elizabeth Marjorie Rudd, daughter of H. W. Rudd, in 1978.1
     He graduated from London University, London, England, in 1955 with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).1 He was registered as a Associate, City and Guilds of London Institute (A.C.G.I.).1

Children of Jeremy Dickson Bates and Elizabeth Marjorie Rudd

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

H. W. Rudd1

M, #135038
Last Edited=2 Dec 2004

Child of H. W. Rudd

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Thomas James Dickson Bates1

M, #135039, b. 1980
Last Edited=2 Dec 2004
     Thomas James Dickson Bates was born in 1980.1 He is the son of Jeremy Dickson Bates and Elizabeth Marjorie Rudd.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sarah Marjorie Bates1

F, #135040, b. 1981
Last Edited=2 Dec 2004
     Sarah Marjorie Bates was born in 1981.1 She is the daughter of Jeremy Dickson Bates and Elizabeth Marjorie Rudd.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]