Martin Graves Bates1

M, #135041, b. 26 June 1935
Last Edited=13 May 2008
     Martin Graves Bates was born on 26 June 1935.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Austin Graves Bates and Jean Christian Marguerite Hunter.1 He married Susan Myfanwy Prudence Ryder, daughter of Captain Robert Edward Dudley Ryder, V.C. and Constance Hilaré Myfanwy Green-Wilkinson, on 2 October 1965.1
     He was educated at Clifton School, England.1 He graduated from St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He lived in 2003 at 17 Queen's Gate Place, London, England.1

Children of Martin Graves Bates and Susan Myfanwy Prudence Ryder

Citations

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

Susan Myfanwy Prudence Ryder1

F, #135042, b. 14 March 1944
Last Edited=3 Nov 2008
     Susan Myfanwy Prudence Ryder was born on 14 March 1944.2 She is the daughter of Captain Robert Edward Dudley Ryder, V.C. and Constance Hilaré Myfanwy Green-Wilkinson.1,2 She married Martin Graves Bates, son of Lt.-Col. Austin Graves Bates and Jean Christian Marguerite Hunter, on 2 October 1965.1
      From 2 October 1965, her married name became Bates.1 She lived in 2003 at 17 Queen's Gate Place, London, England.2

Children of Susan Myfanwy Prudence Ryder and Martin Graves Bates

Citations

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

Captain Robert Edward Dudley Ryder, V.C.1

M, #135043, b. 16 February 1908, d. 29 June 1986
Last Edited=3 Nov 2008
     Captain Robert Edward Dudley Ryder, V.C. was born on 16 February 1908 at India.2 He was the son of Colonel Charles Henry Dudley Ryder and Ida Josephine Grigg. He married Constance Hilaré Myfanwy Green-Wilkinson, daughter of Reverend Lumley Green-Wilkinson, on 26 April 1941.3 He died on 29 June 1986 at age 78, on board a yacht off Guernsey.2
     He was educated at Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.3 He explored the Pacific and Atlantic in a small boat.3 Between 1934 and 1937 he commanded the ship transporting the Rymill expedition to Antartica.3 He was decorated with the award of the Polar Medal.3 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches four times.4 He fought in the St. Navaire Raid on 27 March 1942, where he commanded H.M.S. Campbeltown.4 He was decorated with the award of the Victoria Cross (V.C.) on 21 May 1942, for his actions on 27-28 March 1942.1,4 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre.3 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He was decorated with the award of the Legion of Honour.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Merton and Morden between February 1950 and May 1955.3

Children of Captain Robert Edward Dudley Ryder, V.C. and Constance Hilaré Myfanwy Green-Wilkinson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage: The men behind the medal (London, U.K.: Pan Books, 2004), page 675. Hereinafter cited as Symbol of Courage.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage, page 421.

Oliver Robert Hunter Bates1

M, #135044, b. 29 March 1969
Last Edited=3 Apr 2010
     Oliver Robert Hunter Bates was born on 29 March 1969.1 He is the son of Martin Graves Bates and Susan Myfanwy Prudence Ryder.1 He married Annabel Mitchell-Innes in 2000.1

Children of Oliver Robert Hunter Bates and Annabel Mitchell-Innes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. 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.

Annabel Mitchell-Innes1

F, #135045
Last Edited=3 Apr 2010
     Annabel Mitchell-Innes married Oliver Robert Hunter Bates, son of Martin Graves Bates and Susan Myfanwy Prudence Ryder, in 2000.1
      From 2000, her married name became Bates.1

Children of Annabel Mitchell-Innes and Oliver Robert Hunter Bates

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. 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.


Phoebe Bates1

F, #135046, b. 18 April 2002
Last Edited=2 Dec 2004
     Phoebe Bates was born on 18 April 2002.1 She is the daughter of Oliver Robert Hunter Bates and Annabel Mitchell-Innes.1

Citations

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

Susannah Hilaré Myfanwy Bates1

F, #135047, b. 15 May 1970
Last Edited=9 Sep 2013
     Susannah Hilaré Myfanwy Bates was born on 15 May 1970.1 She is the daughter of Martin Graves Bates and Susan Myfanwy Prudence Ryder.1 She married Hon. Sacha William Robin Gurdon, son of Philip Bertram Gurdon, 3rd Baron Cranworth of Letton and Cranworth and Frances Henrietta Montagu Douglas Scott, on 1 December 2001.1
      From 1 December 2001, her married name became Gurdon.1

Child of Susannah Hilaré Myfanwy Bates and Hon. Sacha William Robin Gurdon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 287. 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.

Lieutenant Maurice Halifax Bates1

M, #135048, b. 9 August 1898, d. 23 September 1925
Last Edited=30 Jan 2011
     Lieutenant Maurice Halifax Bates was born on 9 August 1898.1 He was the son of Sir Edward Percy Bates, 2nd Bt. and Constance Elizabeth Graves.1 He married May Frances Blunt, daughter of Sir Edward Arthur Henry Blunt and Ada Stone, on 21 March 1922.1 He died on 23 September 1925 at age 27.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Royal Artillery.1 He fought in the First World War between 1917 and 1918.1

Child of Lieutenant Maurice Halifax Bates and May Frances Blunt

Citations

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

May Frances Blunt1

F, #135049, b. 8 October 1902, d. 25 February 1969
Last Edited=11 Oct 2005
     May Frances Blunt was born on 8 October 1902.2 She was the daughter of Sir Edward Arthur Henry Blunt and Ada Stone.1,2 She married, firstly, Lieutenant Maurice Halifax Bates, son of Sir Edward Percy Bates, 2nd Bt. and Constance Elizabeth Graves, on 21 March 1922.1 She married, secondly, Brigadier Ralph Emers Pickering, son of Thomas Pickering, on 24 October 1927.1 She died on 25 February 1969 at age 66.1
      From 21 March 1922, her married name became Bates.1 From 24 October 1927, her married name became Pickering.1

Child of May Frances Blunt and Lieutenant Maurice Halifax Bates

Citations

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

Sir Edward Arthur Henry Blunt1

M, #135050, b. 14 March 1877, d. 29 May 1941
Last Edited=31 Oct 2010
     Sir Edward Arthur Henry Blunt was born on 14 March 1877.2 He was the son of Frances Theophilus Blunt and Emily Ellen Hobert Rainsford.2 He married Ada Stone, daughter of Commander Charles H. Stone, on 15 October 1901. He died on 29 May 1941 at age 64.2
     He was educated at Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.2 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He was in the Indian Civil Service between 1901 and 1936.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Indian Empire (K.C.I.E.).1 He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.).1

Children of Sir Edward Arthur Henry Blunt and Ada Stone

Citations

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