Antony Alfred Lyttelton, 2nd Viscount Chandos1

M, #17611, b. 23 October 1920, d. 28 November 1980
Last Edited=13 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.16%
     Antony Alfred Lyttelton, 2nd Viscount Chandos was born on 23 October 1920.1 He was the son of Oliver Lyttelton, 1st Viscount Chandos and Lady Moira Godolphin Osborne.1 He married Caroline Mary Lascelles, daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles and Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger, on 20 May 1949.1 He died on 28 November 1980 at age 60.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1962 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He fought in the Second World War between 1942 and 1945, on General Staff, Mediterranean, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He was a partner of Panmure Gordon and Company between 1950 and 1975.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Chandos, of Aldershot, co. Southampton [U.K., 1954] on 21 January 1972.3

Children of Antony Alfred Lyttelton, 2nd Viscount Chandos and Caroline Mary Lascelles

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 745. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [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 810. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV, page 809.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Guy Frederick Thomas Lascelles1

M, #17612, b. 23 August 1884
Last Edited=7 Sep 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Guy Frederick Thomas Lascelles was born on 23 August 1884.1 He was the son of Commander Hon. Frederick Canning Lascelles and Frederica Maria Liddell.1 He died, young.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles1

M, #17613, b. 11 April 1887, d. 1981
Last Edited=7 Sep 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles was born on 11 April 1887.2 He was the son of Commander Hon. Frederick Canning Lascelles and Frederica Maria Liddell.2 He married Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger, daughter of Frederick John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford and Hon. Frances Charlotte Guest, on 16 March 1920.2 He died in 1981.2
     He was educated at Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.2 He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, in 1909 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 105th (Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Brigade, Royal Artillery.2 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.2 He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, in 1915 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1 He was Assistant Private Secretary to HRH The Prince of Wales between 1920 and 1929.2 He was invested as a Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) in 1926.2 He was Secretary to the Governor-Geenral of Canada between 1931 and 1935.2 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1933.1 He was Assistant Private Secretary to HM King George V between 1935 and 1936.2 He was Assistant Private Secretary to HM King Edward VIII in 1936.2 He was Assistant Private Secretary to HM King George VI between 1936 and 1943.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1943.1 He held the office of Private Secretary to HM King George VI between 1943 and 1952.2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1944.2 He held the office of Keeper of the Royal Archives between 1945 and 1953.2 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1947.1 He held the office of Assistant Private Secretary to HM Queen Elizabeth II between 1952 and 1953.2 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1953.1 He was a director of Midland Bank between 1953 and 1963.2 He was godfather for Hon. James Edward Lascelles at his baptism on 27 December 1953 at All Saints' Church, Harewood, Yorkshire, England.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, in 1954.2 He held the office of Extra Equerry to HM Queen Elizabeth II between 1954 and 1981.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Durham University, Durham, County Durham, England, in 1958.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1963.2

Children of Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles and Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 745. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S205] Announcements, Yorkshire Post, Leeds, Yorkshire, U.K., 6 October 1953. Hereinafter cited as Yorkshire Post.

Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger1

F, #17614, b. 1 August 1895, d. 15 May 1971
Last Edited=13 Feb 2011
     Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger was born on 1 August 1895.1 She was the daughter of Frederick John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford and Hon. Frances Charlotte Guest.2 She married Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles, son of Commander Hon. Frederick Canning Lascelles and Frederica Maria Liddell, on 16 March 1920.1 She died on 15 May 1971 at age 75.1
      Her married name became Lascelles.

Children of Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger and Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 760. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Andrew Charles Gerald Thesiger, 2nd Viscount Chelmsford

M, #17615, b. 25 July 1903, d. 27 September 1970
Last Edited=13 Feb 2011
     Andrew Charles Gerald Thesiger, 2nd Viscount Chelmsford was born on 25 July 1903.1 He was the son of Frederick John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford and Hon. Frances Charlotte Guest.2 He married Gillian Lubbock, daughter of Arthur Nevile Lubbock and Alice Ellen Tiarks, on 14 July 1927.3 He died on 27 September 1970 at age 67.1
     He was educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 He was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Chelmsford of Chelmsford, co. Essex [U.K., 1858] on 1 April 1933.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Chelmsford, of Chelmsford, co. Essex [U.K., 1921] on 1 April 1933.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve.1 He was with Willis Faber, insurance brokers.1 He was a director of J. E. A. Marshall in 1970.1

Children of Andrew Charles Gerald Thesiger, 2nd Viscount Chelmsford and Gillian Lubbock

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 761. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 146. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


John Frederick Lascelles1

M, #17616, b. 11 June 1922, d. 11 September 1951
Last Edited=7 Sep 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     John Frederick Lascelles was born on 11 June 1922.1 He was the son of Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles and Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger.1 He died on 11 September 1951 at age 29, unmarried.1
     He fought in the Second World War, where he was wounded.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Grenadier Guards.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lavinia Joan Lascelles1

F, #17617, b. 27 June 1923
Last Edited=7 Sep 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lavinia Joan Lascelles was born on 27 June 1923.1 She is the daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles and Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger.1 She married, firstly, Major Edward Westland Renton, son of David Renton, on 30 March 1946.1 She and Major Edward Westland Renton were divorced in 1960.1 She married, secondly, Gavin Maxwell, son of Lt.-Col. Aymer Edward Maxwell and Lady Mary Percy, on 1 February 1962.1 She and Gavin Maxwell were divorced in 1964.1 She married, thirdly, David Hankinson in 1969.1
      From 30 March 1946, her married name became Renton. From 1 February 1962, her married name became Maxwell. From 1969, her married name became Hankinson.1

Children of Lavinia Joan Lascelles and Major Edward Westland Renton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Caroline Mary Lascelles1

F, #17618, b. 15 February 1928
Last Edited=7 Sep 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Caroline Mary Lascelles was born on 15 February 1928.2 She is the daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles and Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger.2 She married, firstly, Antony Alfred Lyttelton, 2nd Viscount Chandos, son of Oliver Lyttelton, 1st Viscount Chandos and Lady Moira Godolphin Osborne, on 20 May 1949.1 She married, secondly, Hon. David Hervey Erskine, son of Major John Francis Ashley Erskine, Lord Erskine and Lady Marjorie Hervey, in 1985.1
     She was educated at Royal College of Music, London, England.2 She was registered as a Associate, Royal College of Music (A.R.C.M.).2 Her married name became Lyttelton. As a result of her marriage, Caroline Mary Lascelles was styled as Viscountess Chandos on 21 January 1972. From 1985, her married name became Erskine.1 She lived in 2003 at Felsham House, Felsham, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 745. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Major Edward Westland Renton1

M, #17619
Last Edited=7 Sep 2008
     Major Edward Westland Renton is the son of David Renton.1 He married Lavinia Joan Lascelles, daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles and Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger, on 30 March 1946.1 He and Lavinia Joan Lascelles were divorced in 1960.1
     He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Royal Horse Regiment (Black Watch).1

Children of Major Edward Westland Renton and Lavinia Joan Lascelles

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Gavin Maxwell1

M, #17620, b. 15 July 1914, d. 7 September 1969
Last Edited=27 Oct 2014
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Gavin Maxwell was born on 15 July 1914.2 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Aymer Edward Maxwell and Lady Mary Percy.2 He married Lavinia Joan Lascelles, daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles and Hon. Joan Frances Vere Thesiger, on 1 February 1962.1 He and Lavinia Joan Lascelles were divorced in 1964.1 He died on 7 September 1969 at age 55, without issue.2
     He was educated at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England.2 He graduated from Hertford College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Scots Guards.2 He wrote the book Ring of Bright Water.2 He wrote the book A Reed Shaken By the Wind.2 He wrote the book Raven Seek Thy Brother.2 He wrote the book The House of Elrig.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Zoological Society (F.Z.S.).2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.).2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society of Literature (F.R.S.L.).2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]