William Watson, Baron Thankerton1

M, #231921, b. 8 December 1873, d. 13 June 1948
Last Edited=2 Jun 2011
     William Watson, Baron Thankerton was born on 8 December 1873.1 He was the son of William Watson, Baron Watson and Margaret Bannatyne.2 He married Sophia Marjorie Cowan, daughter of John James Cowan, on 26 July 1903.3 He died on 13 June 1948 at age 74.1
     He was educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England.3 He graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).3 He graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1895 with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.).3 He was admitted to Scots Bar in 1899 entitled to practice as a Advocate.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for South Lanarkshire between 1913 and 1918.3 He was invested as a King's Counsel (K.C.) in 1914.3 He held the office of Advocate Depute in 1919.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1922.1 He held the office of Solicitor-General in 1922.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1922.3 He held the office of Lord Advocate for Scotland between 1922 and 1924.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Carlisle between 1924 and 1929.3 He held the office of Lord Advocate for Scotland between 1924 and 1929.3 He held the office of Bencher of Gray's Inn in 1928.3 He was created Baron Thankerton, of Thankerton in the County of Lanark [U.K. Law Lord] on 1 May 1929.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary on 1 May 1929.1

Children of William Watson, Baron Thankerton and Sophia Marjorie Cowan

Citations

  1. [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 267. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 286.
  3. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 266.

Thomas James Chesshyre Tomlin, Baron Tomlin1

M, #231922, b. 6 May 1867, d. 13 August 1935
Last Edited=3 Jun 2011
     Thomas James Chesshyre Tomlin, Baron Tomlin was born on 6 May 1867.1 He was the son of George Taddy Tomlin and Alice Chesshyre.1 He married Marion Olivia Waterfield, daughter of Colonel W. G. Waterfield, on 18 July 1893.1 He died on 13 August 1935 at age 68.1
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.).1 He was admitted to Middle Temple in 1891 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law.1 He was invested as a King's Counsel (K.C.) in 1913.1 He held the office of Bencher of Middle Temple in 1918.1 He was Counsel to the Royal College of Physicians in 1922.1 He held the office of Judge of the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division in 1923.1 He was created Baron Tomlin, of Ash in the County of Kent [U.K. Law Lord] on 11 February 1929.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary on 11 February 1929.1

Children of Thomas James Chesshyre Tomlin, Baron Tomlin and Marion Olivia Waterfield

Citations

  1. [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 269. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Augustus Andrewes Uthwatt, Baron Uthwatt1

M, #231923, b. 25 April 1879, d. 24 April 1949
Last Edited=25 Jun 2011
     Augustus Andrewes Uthwatt, Baron Uthwatt was born on 25 April 1879.1 He was the son of Thomas Andrewes Uthwatt and Anne Hazlitt.1 He married Mary Baxter Meeres, daughter of Reverend Charles Edwin Meeres, on 6 August 1927.1 He died on 24 April 1949 at age 69.1
     He was educated at Ballarat College, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.).1 He graduated from Trinity College, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He graduated from Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1904 with a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.).1 He was admitted to Gray's Inn in 1904 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law.1 He held the office of Bencher of Gray's Inn in 1929.1 He held the office of Treasurer of Gray's Inn between 1939 and 1940.1 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1941.1 He held the office of Justice of the High Court, Chancery Division between 1941 and 1946.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1946.1 He was created Baron Uthwatt, of Lathbury in the County of Buckinghamshire [U.K. Law Lord] on 9 January 1946.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary between 9 January 1946 and 1949.1

Child of Augustus Andrewes Uthwatt, Baron Uthwatt and Mary Baxter Meeres

Citations

  1. [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 278. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

William Watson, Baron Watson1

M, #231924, b. 1828, d. 14 September 1899
Last Edited=12 Jul 2011
     William Watson, Baron Watson was born in 1828.1 He was the son of Reverend Thomas Watson and Eleanora McHaffe.1 He married Margaret Bannatyne, daughter of Dugald J. Bannatyne, in 1868.1 He died on 14 September 1899.1
     He was admitted to Scots Bar in 1851 entitled to practice as a Advocate.1 He was Dean of Faculty at Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He held the office of Solicitor-General [Scotland].1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for the Universities of Aberdeen and Glasgow between 1876 and 1880.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary on 28 April 1880.1 He was created Baron Watson, of Thankerton in the County of Lanark [U.K. Law Lord] on 28 April 1880.1 He held the office of Lord Advocate [Scotland].1

Children of William Watson, Baron Watson and Margaret Bannatyne

Citations

  1. [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 286. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1284. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Robert Alderson Wright, Baron Wright1

M, #231925, b. 15 October 1869, d. 27 June 1964
Last Edited=28 May 2007
     Robert Alderson Wright, Baron Wright was born on 15 October 1869.1 He died on 27 June 1964 at age 94.1
     He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.).1 He was created Baron Wright, of Durley in the County of Wiltshire [U.K. Law Lord] on 11 April 1932.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary between 11 April 1932 and 1935.1 He held the office of Master of the Rolls between 1935 and 1937.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary between 1937 and 1947.1

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.


Thomas Shaw, 1st Baron Craigmyle1

M, #231926, b. 23 May 1850, d. 28 June 1937
Last Edited=19 Feb 2011
     Thomas Shaw, 1st Baron Craigmyle was born on 23 May 1850.1 He was the son of Alexander Shaw.2 He married Elsie Stephen Forrest, daughter of George Forrest, in 1879.3 He died on 28 June 1937 at age 87.1
     He graduated from University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.).3 He graduated from University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).3 He was admitted to Scottish Bar in 1875 entitled to practice as a Advocate.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Hawick Burghs between 1892 and 1909.3 He was invested as a Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) in 1894.3 He held the office of Solicitor-General [Scotland] between 1894 and 1895.3 He held the office of Lord Advocate between 1905 and 1909.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1906.3 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary between 1909 and 1929.3 He was created Baron Shaw, of Dunfermline in the County of Fife [U.K. Law Lord] on 22 February 1909.3 He was created 1st Baron Craigmyle, of Craigmyle, co. Aberdeen [U.K.] on 7 May 1929.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A..3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by St. Andrews University, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland.3

Children of Thomas Shaw, 1st Baron Craigmyle and Elsie Stephen Forrest

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

John Tombs1

M, #231927
Last Edited=28 May 2007
     John Tombs gained the rank of officer in 1797 in the service of the 1st Bengal Cavalry.1

Child of John Tombs

Citations

  1. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage: The men behind the medal (London, U.K.: Pan Books, 2004), page 53. Hereinafter cited as Symbol of Courage.

Maree Bolsh1

F, #231928
Last Edited=28 May 2007
     Maree Bolsh married Count Arthur Tarnowski, son of Count Hieronim Tarnowski.1
      Her married name became Tarnowski.1

Citations

  1. [S2298] Melinda Lerner, "re: Tarnowski Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 28 May 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Tarnowski Family."

Gerald Dillon, Lord of Drumrany1

M, #231929
Last Edited=16 Aug 2009
     Gerald Dillon, Lord of Drumrany is the son of Robert Dylon and Anne le Poer.2 He married Lady Emily Fitzgerald, daughter of Maurice fitz Thomas, 1st Earl of Desmond.1
      He also had two daughters.3 He gained the title of Lord of Drumrany.1

Children of Gerald Dillon, Lord of Drumrany and Lady Emily Fitzgerald

Citations

  1. [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 75. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Emily Fitzgerald1

F, #231930
Last Edited=16 Aug 2009
     Lady Emily Fitzgerald is the daughter of Maurice fitz Thomas, 1st Earl of Desmond.1 She married Gerald Dillon, Lord of Drumrany, son of Robert Dylon and Anne le Poer.1
      Her married name became Dillon.1

Citations

  1. [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 75. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.