Geoffrey Henry Browne, 1st Baron Mereworth1

M, #140371, b. 6 January 1861, d. 30 June 1927
Last Edited=31 Oct 2014
     Geoffrey Henry Browne, 1st Baron Mereworth was born on 6 January 1861.2 He was the son of Geoffrey Dominick Augustus Frederick Guthrie, 2nd Baron Oranmore and Browne and Christina Guthrie.2 He married Lady Olwen Verena Ponsonby, daughter of Edward Ponsonby, 8th Earl of Bessborough and Blanche Vere Guest, on 2 January 1901.1 He died on 30 June 1927 at age 66.2
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 4th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.2 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1883 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)2 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1886 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)2 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Mayo in 1890.2 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland].2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Ayrshire.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for County Mayo.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Mayo.2 He was appointed Knight of Justice, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.J.St.J.)2 He succeeded as the 3rd Baron Oranmore and Browne of Carra Browne Castle in Oranmore, in the county of the town of Galway and of Castle Mac Garrett in the county of Mayo [I., 1836] on 15 November 1900.2 He was appointed Representative Peer [Ireland] in 1902.2 He was member of the Irish Convention between 1917 and 1918.2 He was appointed Knight, Order of St. Patrick (K.P.) in 1918.2 He was Commissioner of the Congested Districts, Ireland in 1919.2 He held the office of Senator [Irish Free State] in 1921.2 He was created 1st Baron Mereworth, of Mereworth Castle, co. Kent [U.K.] on 19 January 1926.2

Children of Geoffrey Henry Browne, 1st Baron Mereworth and Lady Olwen Verena Ponsonby

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1160. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Lady Helena Blanche Irene Ponsonby1

F, #140372, b. 16 June 1878, d. 28 January 1962
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Lady Helena Blanche Irene Ponsonby was born on 16 June 1878.1 She was the daughter of Edward Ponsonby, 8th Earl of Bessborough and Blanche Vere Guest.1 She married Major John Congreve, son of Ambrose Congreve and Hon. Alice Elizabeth Dillon, on 26 July 1904.1 She died on 28 January 1962 at age 83.1
     From 26 July 1904, her married name became Congreve.1

Child of Lady Helena Blanche Irene Ponsonby and Major John Congreve

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Major John Congreve1

M, #140373, b. 9 February 1872, d. 1957
Last Edited=7 Feb 2010
Consanguinity Index=6.29%
     Major John Congreve was born on 9 February 1872.1 He was the son of Ambrose Congreve and Hon. Alice Elizabeth Dillon.2 He married Lady Helena Blanche Irene Ponsonby, daughter of Edward Ponsonby, 8th Earl of Bessborough and Blanche Vere Guest, on 26 July 1904.3 He died in 1957.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the Border Regiment.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1902.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Waterford in 1906.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Major in the Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Waterford.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for County Waterford.1 He lived at Mount Congreve, County Waterford, IrelandG.3

Child of Major John Congreve and Lady Helena Blanche Irene Ponsonby

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 265. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Jamilie Emett Searle1

F, #140374
Last Edited=31 May 2014
     Jamilie Emett Searle is the daughter of Graham Searle.1 She married Hon. Matthew Douglas Longfield Ponsonby, son of Arthur Mountifort Longfield Ponsonby, 11th Earl of Bessborough and Madeleine Lola Margaret Grand, in 1993.1
     From 1993, her married name became Ponsonby.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK, 25 July 2006. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Graham Searle1

M, #140375
Last Edited=2 Feb 2005
     Graham Searle lived at South Kensington, London, EnglandG.1

Child of Graham Searle

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Douglas Arthur William Ponsonby1

M, #140376, b. 20 February 1998
Last Edited=2 Feb 2005
     Douglas Arthur William Ponsonby was born on 20 February 1998.1 He is the son of Hon. Matthew Douglas Longfield Ponsonby and Jamilie Emett Searle.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Edmund Matthew Albert Ponsonby1

M, #140377, b. 20 March 2002
Last Edited=2 Feb 2005
     Edmund Matthew Albert Ponsonby was born on 20 March 2002 at Tokyo, JapanG.1,2 He is the son of Hon. Matthew Douglas Longfield Ponsonby and Jamilie Emett Searle.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. 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.

Matilda Eirene Ponsonby1

F, #140378, b. 5 October 1999
Last Edited=2 Feb 2005
     Matilda Eirene Ponsonby was born on 5 October 1999.1 She is the daughter of Hon. Matthew Douglas Longfield Ponsonby and Jamilie Emett Searle.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Jennifer Mary Waghorn1

F, #140379
Last Edited=31 May 2014
     Jennifer Mary Waghorn is the daughter of Gerard Waghorn.1 She married Hon. Charles Arthur Longfield Ponsonby, son of Arthur Mountifort Longfield Ponsonby, 11th Earl of Bessborough and Madeleine Lola Margaret Grand, in 1996.1
     From 1996, her married name became Ponsonby.1

Children of Jennifer Mary Waghorn and Hon. Charles Arthur Longfield Ponsonby

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 20 May 2004. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  3. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Gerard Waghorn1

M, #140380
Last Edited=2 Feb 2005
     Gerard Waghorn lived at Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1

Child of Gerard Waghorn

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]