Gilbert Saunders1

M, #186711
Last Edited=9 Mar 2006

Child of Gilbert Saunders

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Gertrude de Bary Saunders1

F, #186712, b. circa 1872, d. 18 August 1970
Last Edited=9 Mar 2006
     Gertrude de Bary Saunders was born circa 1872.2 She was the daughter of Gilbert Saunders.2 She married Charles Ellis Hay Erskine, son of Maj.-Gen. George Elphinstone Erskine and Blanche Cates, on 19 November 1897.1 She died on 18 August 1970.1
      From 19 November 1897, her married name became Erskine.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Robert Turner, 2nd of Menie1

M, #186713
Last Edited=11 Mar 2006

Child of Robert Turner, 2nd of Menie

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 571. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Canon Ebenezer Wood Edwards1

M, #186714
Last Edited=9 Mar 2006

Child of Canon Ebenezer Wood Edwards

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Eva Constance Sarah Edwards1

F, #186715, d. 20 January 1940
Last Edited=9 Mar 2006
     Eva Constance Sarah Edwards was the daughter of Canon Ebenezer Wood Edwards.2 She married Maj.-Gen. George Elphinstone Erskine, son of George Keith Erskine and Selina Chambers, on 3 July 1895.1 She died on 20 January 1940.1
      From 3 July 1895, her married name became Erskine.

Child of Eva Constance Sarah Edwards and Maj.-Gen. George Elphinstone Erskine

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


General Sir George Watkin Eben James Erskine1

M, #186716, b. 23 August 1899, d. 29 August 1965
Last Edited=13 Apr 2009
     General Sir George Watkin Eben James Erskine was born on 23 August 1899.2 He was the son of Maj.-Gen. George Elphinstone Erskine and Eva Constance Sarah Edwards.2 He married Ruby de la Rue, daughter of Sir Evelyn Andros de la Rue, 2nd Bt. and Mary Violet Francklin, on 30 January 1930.2 He died on 29 August 1965 at age 66.2
     He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches three times.2 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1942.2 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1943.2 He was decorated with the award of the Order du Chêne (Luxemburg).2 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cross, Order of Leopold II of Belgium.2 He was decorated with the award of the Commander, U.S. Legion of Merit.2 He was decorated with the award of the Médaille Militaire (Belgian).2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1950.2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1952.2 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1955.2 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp General to HM Queen Elizabeth II between 1955 and 1965.2 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jersey between 1958 and 1964.2 He was invested as a Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.) in 1959.2

Children of General Sir George Watkin Eben James Erskine and Ruby de la Rue

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1074. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Ruby de la Rue1

F, #186717, d. 19 January 1974
Last Edited=23 Feb 2011
     Ruby de la Rue was the daughter of Sir Evelyn Andros de la Rue, 2nd Bt. and Mary Violet Francklin.2 She married General Sir George Watkin Eben James Erskine, son of Maj.-Gen. George Elphinstone Erskine and Eva Constance Sarah Edwards, on 30 January 1930.1 She died on 19 January 1974.2
     She was invested as a Companion, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (C.St.J.).2 From 30 January 1930, her married name became Erskine.

Children of Ruby de la Rue and General Sir George Watkin Eben James Erskine

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Major Philip Neil Erskine1

M, #186718, b. 20 August 1933, d. 23 July 2013
Last Edited=3 Aug 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Major Philip Erskine 2
     Major Philip Neil Erskine was born on 20 August 1933.1 He was the son of General Sir George Watkin Eben James Erskine and Ruby de la Rue.3 He married Alice Fiona Radcliffe, daughter of Edward Copleston Radcliffe and Mona Ruth de la Rue, on 25 November 1960.1 He died on 23 July 2013 at age 79 at Stellenbosch, Cape Province, South Africa.2
     He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, England.3 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.1 He was a landscape artist.1 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Scots Guards.3 He was Aide-de-Camp to the Governor-General of New Zealand between 1959 and 1960.1 He was Equerry to HRH The Duke of Gloucester between 1962 and 1964.3 He was decorated with the award of the Sina Varde Shell Foundation Gold Medal (for conservation).1 He lived in 2003 at Ida’s Valley Homestead, Stellenbosch, Cape Province, South Africa.1

Children of Major Philip Neil Erskine and Alice Fiona Radcliffe

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S6744] Fiona Hinds, "re: Erskine Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 31 July 2013. Hereinafter cited as "re: Erskine Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Edward Copleston Radcliffe1

M, #186719, d. 2 July 1967
Last Edited=13 Apr 2009
     Edward Copleston Radcliffe was the son of Pollexfen Clomore Copleston Radcliffe.2 He married Mona Ruth de la Rue, daughter of Sir Evelyn Andros de la Rue, 2nd Bt. and Mary Violet Francklin, on 11 April 1935.2 He died on 2 July 1967.2
     He gained the rank of Major in the service of the 9th Lancers.2 He lived at Derriford, Devon, England.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 9th Lancers.1

Children of Edward Copleston Radcliffe and Mona Ruth de la Rue

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Alice Fiona Radcliffe1

F, #186720, b. 18 February 1941
Last Edited=13 Apr 2009
     Alice Fiona Radcliffe was born on 18 February 1941.2 She is the daughter of Edward Copleston Radcliffe and Mona Ruth de la Rue.2 She married Major Philip Neil Erskine, son of General Sir George Watkin Eben James Erskine and Ruby de la Rue, on 25 November 1960.1
      From 25 November 1960, her married name became Erskine.

Children of Alice Fiona Radcliffe and Major Philip Neil Erskine

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]