Sir John Wolley1

M, #148991, b. before 1581, d. before 1596
Last Edited=28 Jun 2005
     Sir John Wolley was born before 1581. He married Elizabeth More, daughter of Sir William More and Margaret Daniell, before 1596.1 He died before 1596.1

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 II, page 272. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Richard Polsted1

M, #148992
Last Edited=16 Jun 2005
     Richard Polsted married Elizabeth More, daughter of Sir William More and Margaret Daniell, circa 1595.1

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 II, page 272. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Sir Thomas Egerton1,2

M, #148993, b. before 1579, d. August 1599
Last Edited=26 Nov 2012
     Sir Thomas Egerton was born before 1579.2 He was the son of Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley and Elizabeth Ravenscroft.2 He married Isabella Venables, daughter of Thomas Venables.3 He died in August 1599 at Ireland.2 He was buried on 27 September 1599 at Doddleston, Chester, England.2
     He was invested as a Knight in 1597 at Calais, France.2

Children of Sir Thomas Egerton and Isabella Venables

Citations

  1. Without male issue.
  2. [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 II, page 272. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1673. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  6. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume I, page 14. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

General Hon. Sir Alexander Duff1

M, #148994, b. circa 1778, d. 21 March 1851
Last Edited=5 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     General Hon. Sir Alexander Duff was born circa 1778.2 He was the son of Alexander Duff, 3rd Earl Fife and Mary Skene.1 He married Anne Stein, daughter of James Stein of Kilbogie, on 16 March 1812.3 He died on 21 March 1851 at Walham Green.2
     He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the 37th Foot.3 He was Lieutenant and Sheriff-Principal of Elgin.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Hanoverian Order (G.C.H.).3 He lived at Delgaty Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.3

Children of General Hon. Sir Alexander Duff and Anne Stein

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 V, page 379. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S1438] Sir William Arbuthnot, "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 29 August 2005 to 19 October 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1426. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Anne Seymour-Conway1

F, #148995, b. 8 November 1748, d. 28 May 1828
Last Edited=3 Jun 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Mrs Anne Damer
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1772 2
     Anne Seymour-Conway was born on 8 November 1748.1 She was the daughter of Field Marshal Rt. Hon. Henry Seymour-Conway and Lady Caroline Campbell.1 She married Hon. John Damer, son of Joseph Damer, 1st Earl of Dorchester, on 14 June 1767.1 She died on 28 May 1828 at age 79.1
      From 14 June 1767, her married name became Damer.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1885. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."


Hon. John Damer1

M, #148996, d. 15 August 1776
Last Edited=11 Nov 2008
     Hon. John Damer was the son of Joseph Damer, 1st Earl of Dorchester.1 He married Anne Seymour-Conway, daughter of Field Marshal Rt. Hon. Henry Seymour-Conway and Lady Caroline Campbell, on 14 June 1767.1 He died on 15 August 1776, by committing suicide.2,1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1885. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1136] Lynne McGrath, "re: Sitwell Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 2 July 2004 - 5 June 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Sitwell Family."

Brendan Rendall Bracken, 1st and last Viscount Bracken1,2

M, #148997, b. 15 February 1901, d. 8 August 1958
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     Brendan Rendall Bracken, 1st and last Viscount Bracken was born on 15 February 1901 at Templemore, County Tipperary, Ireland.1,2 He was the son of J. Kevin A. Bracken and Hannah (?).1,3 He died on 8 August 1958 at age 57, unmarried.1
     He was educated after 1916 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.1,2 He was educated in 1919 at Sedbergh School, Sedbergh, Cumberland, England.1 He was a teacher in 1919 at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England.3 He was a director of Eyre and Spottiswoode Ltd between 1924 and 1940.3 He was chairman of the Financial News between 1928 and 1940.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for North Paddington between 1929 and 1945.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1940.3 He was managing director of The Economist between 1940 and 1941.3 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between 1940 and 1941, to the Prime Minister.3 He held the office of Minister of Information between 1941 and 1948.3 He was chairman of Union Corporation in 1945.3 He held the office of First Lord of the Admiralty in 1945.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Bournemouth between 1945 and 1950.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for East Bournemouth and Christchurch between 1950 and 1951.3 He was created 1st Viscount Bracken, of Christchurch, co. Southampton [U.K.] on 7 January 1952.1 He lived at 8 North Street, London, England.3
     On his death, his viscountcy became extinct.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Citations

  1. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 800. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Brendan Rendall Bracken". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  3. [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 37. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

J. Kevin A. Bracken1

M, #148998, d. 1906
Last Edited=21 Dec 2005
     J. Kevin A. Bracken married Hannah (?). He died in 1906.2
     He was a building contractor at Templemore, County Tipperary, Ireland.2 He lived at Ardvullen House, Kilmallock, County Limerick, Ireland.1

Child of J. Kevin A. Bracken and Hannah (?)

Citations

  1. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 800. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [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 37. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Hannah (?)1

F, #148999
Last Edited=21 Dec 2005
     Hannah (?) married, firstly, J. Kevin A. Bracken. She married, secondly, Patrick Laffan after 1916.2
      Her married name became Bracken.1 From after 1916, her married name became Laffan.2

Child of Hannah (?) and J. Kevin A. Bracken

Citations

  1. [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 37. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Brendan Rendall Bracken". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

William Duff, 1st Earl Fife1

M, #149000, b. 1697, d. 30 September 1763
Last Edited=5 Sep 2013
     William Duff, 1st Earl Fife was born in 1697.2 He was the son of William Duff and Helen Gordon.2 He married, firstly, Lady Janet Ogilvy, daughter of James Ogilvy, 4th Earl of Findlater and Anne Dunbar, on 19 September 1719 at Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.3 He married, secondly, Jean Grant, daughter of Sir James Grant of Grant, 6th Bt. and Anne Colquhoun, in 1723.2 He died on 30 September 1763.2
      Circa 1724 he built the castle of Balvenie.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Banffshire between 1727 and 1734.2 He was created 1st Baron Braco of Kilbryde, co. Cavan [Ireland] on 28 July 1735.1 Between 1740 and 1745 he built Duff House.2 He was created 1st Earl Fife [Ireland] on 26 April 1759.1 He was created 1st Viscount MacDuff [Ireland] on 26 April 1759.1 He lived at Braco, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland.1

Children of William Duff, 1st Earl Fife and Jean Grant

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 II, page 272. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1426. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S1438] Sir William Arbuthnot, "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 29 August 2005 to 19 October 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families."
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume V, page 377.
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]