Robert Lynd Erskine Lowry, Baron Lowry1

M, #191541, b. 30 January 1919, d. 15 January 1999
Last Edited=10 Jul 2007
     Robert Lynd Erskine Lowry, Baron Lowry was born on 30 January 1919.2 He was the son of Rt. Hon. William Lowry.3 He married, firstly, Mary Audrey Martin, daughter of John Martin, in 1945.2 He married, secondly, Barbara Adarnson Parker, daughter of Albert Parker, in 1994.2 He died on 15 January 1999 at age 79.1
     He was educated at Royal Belfast Academical Institute, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.2 He fought in the Second World War, with the Royal Inniskillen Fusiliers, serving in Tunisia.2 He was commissioned in 1941, in the service of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.2 He graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1944 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He gained the rank of Major in 1945.2 He was admitted to Northern Ireland Bar in 1947 entitled to practice as a barrister.2 He was Counsel to the Attorney-General between 1948 and 1956.2 He held the office of Bencher of Northern Ireland in 1955.2 He was invested as a Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) [Northern Ireland] in 1955.2 He held the office of High Court Judge [Northern Ireland] between 1964 and 1971.2 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel between 1967 and 1971 in the service of the 5th Battalion, 38th Irish Infantry Brigade.2 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel between 1969 and 1971 in the service of the 7th Battalion, 38th Irish Infantry Brigade.2 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1971.2 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in 1971 in the service of the 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, Royal Irish Rangers.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Northern Ireland] in 1971.2 He held the office of Lord Chief Justice [Northern Trust] between 1971 and 1988.2 He was Honour Bencher Middle Temple and King's Inns Dublin 1973 in 1973.2 He was created Baron Lowry, of Crossgar in the County of Down [U.K. Life Peer] on 18 July 1979.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Queen's University, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland, in 1980.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) by New University of Ulster, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland, in 1981.2 He held the office of Lord Appeal in Ordinary between 1988 and 1994.2

Children of Robert Lynd Erskine Lowry, Baron Lowry and Mary Audrey Martin

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 1774. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

John Devereux, 2nd Lord Devereux1

M, #191542
Last Edited=14 May 2006
     John Devereux, 2nd Lord Devereux is the son of Sir John Devereux, 1st Lord Devereux and Margaret de Vere.1
     He gained the title of 2nd Lord Devereux.

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 126. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Sarah Ann Ludford, Baroness Ludford1

F, #191543
Last Edited=22 May 2006
     Sarah Ann Ludford, Baroness Ludford held the office of Member of the European Parliament (M.E.P.).1 She was created Baroness Ludford, of Clerkenwell in the London Borough of Islington [U.K. Life Peer] on 30 September 1997.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.

Commander Cecil Hugo de Boisville Newby1

M, #191544, b. 29 December 1904, d. September 1985
Last Edited=18 Nov 2011
Cecil Hugo de Boisville Newby 1
     Commander Cecil Hugo de Boisville Newby was born on 29 December 1904 at 3 Godolphin Road, Shepherds Buch, Fulham, London, England.1 He was the son of Cecil Reginald Adey Newby and Ethel Gertrude Emily Wood.1 He married, firstly, Hilda Hodgkinson Butterfield, daughter of William Arthur Butterfield and Rebecca Emelda Stevenson, on 17 November 1934 at Church of St. Mary the Crowned, Gibraltar.1 He and Hilda Hodgkinson Butterfield were divorced on 14 February 1950.1 He married, secondly, Irena Moore in 1950 at Westminster, London, England.1 He died in September 1985 at age 80 at Westminster, London, England.1
     He was commissioned on 15 September 1918, in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He gained the rank of Midshipman on 15 January 1923.1 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant on 15 November 1925.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August 1927.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August 1935.1 He fought in the Second World War, and was in command of HMS Echo during the sinking of the Bismarck.1 He was Naval Attaché to Madrid in 1946.1 He retired from the military on 19 December 1949, with the rank of Commander.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Beatrice Potter, "re: Lady Isabella Somerset," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 30 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Isabella Somerset."

Dennis Lyons, Baron Lyons of Brighton1

M, #191545, d. 18 January 1978
Last Edited=22 May 2006
     Dennis Lyons, Baron Lyons of Brighton died on 18 January 1978.1
     He was given the name of Braham Jack Lyons at birth.1 He was created Baron Lyons of Brighton, of Brighton in the County of East Sussex [U.K. Life Peer] on 22 January 1975.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.


Rebecca Emelda Stevenson1

F, #191546, b. 17 May 1880, d. 26 November 1953
Last Edited=30 Jul 2012
Mrs Rebecca Butterfield 1
     Rebecca Emelda Stevenson was born on 17 May 1880 at South Shields, County Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Stevenson and Mary McDonough.1 She married William Arthur Butterfield, son of Henry William Butterfield and Anne Hodgkinson Oldham, on 19 November 1903 at West Ham, London, England. She died on 26 November 1953 at age 73 at Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.1
      From 19 November 1903, her married name became Butterfield.1

Children of Rebecca Emelda Stevenson and William Arthur Butterfield

Citations

  1. [S1541] Beatrice Potter, "re: Lady Isabella Somerset," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 30 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Isabella Somerset."

Donald Macaulay, Baron Macaulay of Bragar1

M, #191547
Last Edited=23 May 2006
     Donald Macaulay, Baron Macaulay of Bragar was invested as a Queen's Counsel (Q.C.).1 He was created Baron Macaulay of Bragar, of Bragar in the County of Ross and Cromarty [U.K. Life Peer] on 9 January 1989.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.

Angus John Macdonald, Baron Macdonald of Tradeston1

M, #191548
Last Edited=23 May 2006
     Angus John Macdonald, Baron Macdonald of Tradeston was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.).1 He was created Baron Macdonald of Tradeston, of Tradeston in the City of Glasgow [U.K. Life Peer] on 2 October 1998.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.

Norman Somerville Macfarlane, Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden1

M, #191549
Last Edited=23 May 2006
     Norman Somerville Macfarlane, Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.).1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.).1 He was created Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden, in the District of Bearsden and Milngavie [U.K. Life Peer] on 29 July 1991.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.

John Roddick Russell MacGregor, Baron MacGregor of Pulham Market1

M, #191550
Last Edited=23 May 2006
     John Roddick Russell MacGregor, Baron MacGregor of Pulham Market was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.).1 He was created Baron MacGregor of Pulham Market, of Pulham Market in the County of Norfolk [U.K. Life Peer] on 5 July 2001.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.