John Passmore Widgery, Baron Widgery1

M, #191971, b. 24 July 1911, d. 26 July 1981
Last Edited=22 Aug 2015
     John Passmore Widgery, Baron Widgery was born on 24 July 1911.2 He married Ann Edith Kermode, daughter of William Edwin Kermode, in 1948.3 He died on 26 July 1981 at age 70.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Artillery.2 He fought in the Second World War.2 He was awarded the Territorial Decoration (T.D.)1 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)1 He was appointed Knight in 1961.2 He held the office of Lord Chief Justice between 1971 and 1980.2 He was created Baron Widgery, of South Molton in the County of Devon [U.K. Life Peer] on 20 April 1971.1

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. [S219] Announcements, New York Times, New York, U.S.A.. Hereinafter cited as New York Times.
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

George Edward Cecil Wigg, Baron Wigg1

M, #191972, d. 11 August 1983
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     George Edward Cecil Wigg, Baron Wigg died on 11 August 1983.1
     He was created Baron Wigg, of the Borough of Dudley [U.K. Life Peer] on 27 November 1967.1

Citations

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

Basil Thomas Wigoder, Baron Wigoder1

M, #191973, d. 12 August 2004
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Basil Thomas Wigoder, Baron Wigoder died on 12 August 2004.1
     He was appointed Queen's Counsel (Q.C.)1 He was created Baron Wigoder, of Cheetham in the City of Manchester [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 May 1974.1

Citations

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

Lady Judith Ann Wilcox, Baroness Wilcox1

F, #191974
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Lady Judith Ann Wilcox, Baroness Wilcox was created Baroness Wilcox, of Plymouth in the County of Devon [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 January 1996.1

Citations

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

Rosalie Catherine Wilkins, Baroness Wilkins1

F, #191975
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Rosalie Catherine Wilkins, Baroness Wilkins was created Baroness Wilkins, of Chesham Bois in the County of Buckinghamshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 30 July 1999.1

Citations

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


Thomas Williams, Baron Williams of Barnburgh1

M, #191976, b. 18 March 1888, d. 29 March 1967
Last Edited=19 Jul 2011
     Thomas Williams, Baron Williams of Barnburgh was born on 18 March 1888.2 He was the son of James Williams and Mary Ann Parton.2 He married Elizabeth Ann Andrews, daughter of Thomas Andrews, on 7 September 1910.2 He died on 29 March 1967 at age 79.1
     He was educated at Elementary School, Swinton, Yorkshire, EnglandG.2 He was a coal miner.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Yorkshire, Don Division between 1922 and 1959.2 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1941.2 He held the office of Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries between 1945 and 1951.2 He was member of the Political Honours Scrutiny Committee in 1961.2 He was created Baron Williams of Barnburgh, of Barnburgh in the West Riding of Yorkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 2 February 1961.1

Children of Thomas Williams, Baron Williams of Barnburgh and Elizabeth Ann Andrews

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. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 293. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  3. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 198.

Shirley Vivien Teresa Brittain Catlin, Baroness Williams of Crosby1

F, #191977, b. 27 July 1930
Last Edited=10 Jan 2015
Shirley Catlin, Baroness Williams of Crosby, 2010 2
     Shirley Vivien Teresa Brittain Catlin, Baroness Williams of Crosby was born on 27 July 1930.3 She is the daughter of Sir George Edward Gordon Catlin and Vera Mary Brittain.2 She married, firstly, Sir Bernard Arthur Owen Williams in 1955.4 She and Sir Bernard Arthur Owen Williams were divorced in 1974.4 She married, secondly, Professor Richard Elliott Neustadt in 1987.4
     She was created Baron Williams of Crosby, of Stevenage in the County of Hertfordshire [U.K. Life Peer].1 From 1955, her married name became Williams.1 From 1987, her married name became Neustadt.4

Child of Shirley Vivien Teresa Brittain Catlin, Baroness Williams of Crosby and Sir Bernard Arthur Owen Williams

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. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S200] Announcements, The Guardian, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Guardian.
  4. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.

Charles Cutherbert Powell Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel1

M, #191978
Last Edited=30 Aug 2013
     Charles Cutherbert Powell Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel married Jane Gillian Portal, daughter of Lt.-Col. Gervas Edward Portal and Iris Mary Butler, in 1975.2
     He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1 He was created Baron Williams of Elvel, of Llansantffraed in Elvel in the County of Powys [U.K. Life Peer] on 22 May 1985.1

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 3, page 3176. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Gareth Wyn Williams, Baron Williams of Mostyn1

M, #191979, b. 5 February 1941, d. 20 September 2003
Last Edited=22 Aug 2015
     Gareth Wyn Williams, Baron Williams of Mostyn was born on 5 February 1941.2 He married, firstly, Pauline Clarke in 1962.2 He and Pauline Clarke were divorced.2 He married, secondly, Veena Russell in 1994.2 He died on 20 September 2003 at age 62.1
     He was appointed Queen's Counsel (Q.C.)1 He was educated at Queen's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He was admitted to Gray's Inn in 1965 entitled to practise as a barrister.2 He was created Baron Williams of Mostyn, of Great Tew in the County of Oxfordshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 30 July 1992.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office between 1998 and 1999.2 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1999.2 He held the office of Attorney-General between 1999 and 2001.2 He held the office of Lord Privy Seal between 2001 and 2003.2

Child of Gareth Wyn Williams, Baron Williams of Mostyn and Veena Russell

Children of Gareth Wyn Williams, Baron Williams of Mostyn and Pauline Clarke

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

Thomas Williamson, Baron Williamson1

M, #191980, d. 27 February 1983
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Thomas Williamson, Baron Williamson died on 27 February 1983.1
     He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1 He was created Baron Williamson, of Eccleston in the Borough of St. Helens in the County Palatine of Lancaster [U.K. Life Peer] on 15 May 1962.1

Citations

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