Isabel G. Niven1

F, #183131, b. circa 1853
Last Edited=30 Jan 2006
     Isabel G. Niven was born circa 1853 at Pershore, Worcestershire, England.1 She was the daughter of David Graham Niven and Mary Baylis.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

William Edward Graham Niven1

M, #183132, b. 24 June 1877, d. 21 August 1915
Last Edited=3 Feb 2006
     William Edward Graham Niven was born on 24 June 1877 at Princes Square, London, England.1 He was the son of William Niven and Helen Boustead.1 He married Henriette Julia Degacher, daughter of Captain William Degacher and Julia Caroline Webber Smith, in 1899 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England.1 He died on 21 August 1915 at age 38 at Scimitar Hill, Suvla, Turkey, killed in action.1,2 He was buried at Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey.2
     He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire, England.2 In 1908 he was on a two month safari in East Africa, and killed eight lions.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Berkshire Yeomanry.2 He fought in the Gallipoli Campaign.1

Children of William Edward Graham Niven and Henriette Julia Degacher

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  2. [S1594] Patrick Gariepy, "re: Pierrepont Mundy," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 29 January 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pierrepont Mundy."

Henriette Julia Degacher1

F, #183133, d. 1932
Last Edited=2 Dec 2013
     Henriette Julia Degacher was the daughter of Captain William Degacher and Julia Caroline Webber Smith.1,2 She married, firstly, William Edward Graham Niven, son of William Niven and Helen Boustead, in 1899 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England.1 She married, secondly, Sir Thomas Comyn-Platt, son of Reverend T. D. Platt, in 1917.1 She died in 1932.1
      Henriette Julia Degacher also went by the nick-name of Etta.1 From 1899, her married name became Niven.1 From 1917, her married name became Platt.1 From 1922, her married name became Comyn-Platt.1

Children of Henriette Julia Degacher and William Edward Graham Niven

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  2. [S6915] Charles Bethune, "re: Smith Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 28 November 2013. Hereinafter cited as "re: Smith Family."

Captain William Degacher1

M, #183134, b. 4 April 1841, d. 22 January 1879
Last Edited=2 Dec 2013
     Captain William Degacher was born on 4 April 1841.2 He was the son of Walter Henry Degacher.2 He married Julia Caroline Webber Smith, daughter of Maj.-Gen. James Webber Smith and Margaret Jeanette Bell, circa February 1877 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.3 He died on 22 January 1879 at age 37 at Natal, South Africa, killed in action.2
     He was educated at Saint-Omer, France.2 He was educated at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England.2 He was commissioned on 31 May 1859 with the rank of Ensign, in the service of the 24th Regiment.2 He was educated at Imperial College, London, England.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant on 19 August 1862.2 He gained the rank of Captain on 2 December 1868 in the service of the 1st Battalion, 24th Regiment.2 He fought in the Battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879, during the Zulu War.2

Child of Captain William Degacher and Julia Caroline Webber Smith

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  2. [S1944] Keith Smith, "re: Degacher Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 October 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Degacher Family."
  3. [S6915] Charles Bethune, "re: Smith Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 28 November 2013. Hereinafter cited as "re: Smith Family."

Max Niven1

M, #183135
Last Edited=30 Jan 2006
     Max Niven is the son of William Edward Graham Niven and Henriette Julia Degacher.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.


Joyce Niven1

F, #183136
Last Edited=30 Jan 2006
     Joyce Niven is the daughter of William Edward Graham Niven and Henriette Julia Degacher.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Grizel Niven1

F, #183137, b. 1907, d. 28 January 2007
Last Edited=24 Feb 2007
     Grizel Niven was born in 1907 at London, England.1 She was the daughter of William Edward Graham Niven and Henriette Julia Degacher.1 She died on 28 January 2007.1
     She was an artist.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Sir Thomas Comyn-Platt1

M, #183138, b. 1875, d. 18 March 1961
Last Edited=30 Jan 2006
     Sir Thomas Comyn-Platt was born in 1875.1 He was the son of Reverend T. D. Platt.1 He married Henriette Julia Degacher, daughter of Captain William Degacher and Julia Caroline Webber Smith, in 1917.1 He died on 18 March 1961.1
     He was given the name of Thomas Platt at birth.1 He was invested as a Knight in 1922.1 In 1922 his name was legally changed to Thomas Comyn-Platt by Deed Poll.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Reverend T. D. Platt1

M, #183139
Last Edited=30 Jan 2006
     Reverend T. D. Platt was the vicar at Holy Trinity, Portsea, Hampshire, England.1

Child of Reverend T. D. Platt

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Herman L. Eberts1

M, #183140
Last Edited=30 Jan 2006
     Herman L. Eberts lived at Montreal, Quebec, Canada.1

Child of Herman L. Eberts

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.