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, b. 14 March 1951
Last Edited=18 May 2014
     Sarah Ann Ludford, Baroness Ludford was born on 14 March 1951.2 She is the daughter of Joseph Campbell Ludford and Valerie Kathleen Skinner.2 She married Steve Hitchins.2
      Her married name became Hitchins.2 She was educated at Portsmouth High School for Girls, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.2 She graduated from London School of Economics, London, England, with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).2 She graduated from London School of Economics, London, England, with a Master of Science (M.Sc.).2 She was admitted to Gray's Inn in 1979 entitled to practice as a barrister-at-law.2 She was with the official Secretariat General and Director-General for Competition, European Community between 1979 and 1985.2 She was European and UK policy advisor for Lloyd's between 1985 and 1987.2 She was vice-president of coprorate external affairs, American Express European between 1987 and 1990.2 She held the office of Member of Islington Borough Council between 1991 and 1999.2 She was created Baroness Ludford, of Clerkenwell in the London Borough of Islington [U.K. Life Peer] on 30 September 1997.1 She held the office of Member of the European Parliament (M.E.P.) in 1999, for London.1,2

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. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2429. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

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, b. 14 November 1933
Last Edited=5 Jun 2014
     Donald Macaulay, Baron Macaulay of Bragar was born on 14 November 1933.2 He is the son of John Macaulay and Effie McLean.2 He married Mary Morrison, daughter of Murdo Morrison, in 1962.2
     He was educated at Clydebank High School, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.2 He graduated from Glasgow University, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.).2 He graduated from Glasgow University, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He was a practising Advocate in 1963.2 He was invested as a Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) in 1975.1 He was chairman of the Supreme Court Legal Aid Committee.2 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.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2453. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Angus John Macdonald, Baron Macdonald of Tradeston1

M, #191548, b. 20 August 1940
Last Edited=20 Jun 2014
     Angus John Macdonald, Baron Macdonald of Tradeston was born on 20 August 1940.2 He is the son of Colin Macdonald and Jean Livingstone.2 He married Theresa McQuaid in 1963.2
     He was educated at Allan Glen's High School, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.2 He was a marine fitter between 1955 and 1963.2 He was circulation manager for the Tribune between 1964 and 1965.2 He was a feature writer for The Scotsman between 1965 and 1967.2 He was editor, executive producer and presenter for Granada Television between 1967 and 1985.2 He was director of programs and managing director of Scottish Media Group between 1985 and 1998.2 He was decorated with the award of the BAFTA Scotland Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997.2 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1997.1 He was a practising chairman of Taylor and Francis plc between 1997 and 1998.2 He was created Baron Macdonald of Tradeston, of Tradeston in the City of Glasgow [U.K. Life Peer] on 2 October 1998.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1999.2

Children of Angus John Macdonald, Baron Macdonald of Tradeston and Theresa McQuaid

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. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2475. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Norman Somerville Macfarlane, Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden1

M, #191549, b. 5 March 1926
Last Edited=26 Jun 2014
     Norman Somerville Macfarlane, Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden was born on 5 March 1926.2 He is the son of Daniel Robertson Macfarlane and Jessie Lindsay Somerville.2 He married Marguerite Mary Campbell, daughter of John Johnstone Campbell, in 1953.2
     He was educated at Glasgow High School, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.2 He was commissioned in 1945, in the service of the Royal Artillery.2 He fought in the Palestine Campaign between 1945 and 1947.2 He was founder of N. S. Macfarlane & Company between 1949 and 1973.2 He was chairman of Macfarlane Group plc in 1973.2 He was chairman of Fine Art Society plc in 1976.2 He was created Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden, in the District of Bearsden and Milngavie [U.K. Life Peer] on 29 July 1991.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Dunbartonshire in 1993.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1996.1

Children of Norman Somerville Macfarlane, Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden and Marguerite Mary Campbell

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. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2487. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Roddick Russell MacGregor, Baron MacGregor of Pulham Market1

M, #191550, b. 14 February 1937
Last Edited=10 Jul 2014
     John Roddick Russell MacGregor, Baron MacGregor of Pulham Market was born on 14 February 1937.2 He is the son of Dr. Norman Scott Russell MacGregor and Mary Derby Robinson Roddick.2 He married Jean Mary Elizabeth Dungey, daughter of Leslie William Ernest Dungey, on 22 September 1962.2
     He was educated at Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2 He graduated from St. Andrew's University, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He graduated from King's College London, London, England, with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.).2 He was a university administrator between 1961 and 1962.2 He was with the editorial staff of New Society between 1962 and 1963.2 He was special assistant to Sir Alec Douglas-Home between 1963 and 1964.2 He was head of the Private Office of Rt. Hon. Edward Heath between 1965 and 1968.2 He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1971.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for South Norfolk between 1974 and 2001.2 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Industry between 1981 and 1983.2 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Minstry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food between 1983 and 1985.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1985.2 He held the office of Chief Secretary of Treasury between 1985 and 1987.2 He held the office of Minster of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food between 1987 and 1989.2 He held the office of Leader, House of Commons between 1990 and 1992.2 He held the office of Lord President of the Council between 1990 and 1992.2 He held the office of Secretary of State, Transport between 1992 and 1994.2 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

Children of John Roddick Russell MacGregor, Baron MacGregor of Pulham Market and Jean Mary Elizabeth Dungey

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. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2495. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]