Arthur Hamilton Lee, 1st and last Viscount Lee of Fareham1

M, #236341, b. 8 November 1868, d. 21 July 1947
Last Edited=10 May 2011
     Arthur Hamilton Lee, 1st and last Viscount Lee of Fareham was born on 8 November 1868.1 He was the son of Reverend Melville Lauriston Lee and Emily Winter Dicker.1 He married Ruth Moore, daughter of J. G. Moore, on 23 December 1899.1 He died on 21 July 1947 at age 78, without issue.1
     He was educated at Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.1 He was commissioned in 1888, in the service of the Royal Artillery.1 He was Professor of Strategy and Tactics between 1893 and 1898 at Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, CanadaG.1 Between 1894 and 1896 he organised a Military Survey of the Canadian Frontier.1 He fought in the Spanish-American War in 1898, as a British Military Attaché.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1898.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1899.1 He was Military Attaché to Washington in 1899.1 He retired from the military in 1900, with the rank of Major.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Hampshire, Fareham Division between 1900 and 1918.1 He held the office of a Lord of the Admiralty between 1903 and 1905.1 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1915, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1916.1 He was Director-General of Food Production between 1917 and 1918.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1918.1 He was created 1st Baron Lee of Fareham, of Chequers, co. Buckingham [U.K.] on 9 July 1918.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1919.1 He held the office of Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries between 1919 and 1921.1 In 1920 he gave the estate of Chequers to the nation as residence for the Prime Minister.1 He held the office of First Lord of the Admiralty between 1921 and 1922.1 He was created 1st Viscount Lee of Fareham, of Bridport, co. Dorset [U.K.] on 28 November 1922.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Commander, Order of the Star of India (G.C.S.I.) in 1925.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1929.1 He was appointed Knight of Justice, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.J.St.J.)1 On his death, his titles became extinct.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 173. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Reverend Melville Lauriston Lee1

M, #236342, d. 1870
Last Edited=29 Jun 2007
     Reverend Melville Lauriston Lee married Emily Winter Dicker, daughter of Thomas Dicker.1 He died in 1870.1
     He was the Rector at Bridport, Dorset, EnglandG.1

Child of Reverend Melville Lauriston Lee and Emily Winter Dicker

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 173. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Emily Winter Dicker1

F, #236343, d. 2 September 1918
Last Edited=29 Jun 2007
     Emily Winter Dicker was the daughter of Thomas Dicker.1 She married Reverend Melville Lauriston Lee.1 She died on 2 September 1918.1
     Her married name became Lee.1

Child of Emily Winter Dicker and Reverend Melville Lauriston Lee

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 173. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Thomas Dicker1

M, #236344
Last Edited=29 Jun 2007
     Thomas Dicker lived at Lewes, Sussex, EnglandG.1

Child of Thomas Dicker

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 173. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Ruth Moore1

F, #236345
Last Edited=29 Jun 2007
     Ruth Moore is the daughter of J. G. Moore.1 She married Arthur Hamilton Lee, 1st and last Viscount Lee of Fareham, son of Reverend Melville Lauriston Lee and Emily Winter Dicker, on 23 December 1899.1
     She was appointed Dame of Grace, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (D.G.St.J.)1 From 23 December 1899, her married name became Lee.1 After her marriage, Ruth Moore was styled as Lady Lee of Fareham on 9 July 1918. After her marriage, Ruth Moore was styled as Viscountess Lee of Fareham on 28 November 1922.

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 173. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.


J. G. Moore1

M, #236346
Last Edited=29 Jun 2007
     J. G. Moore lived at New York, U.S.A.G.1

Child of J. G. Moore

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 173. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Margaret Belayse1

F, #236347, d. 7 November 1624
Last Edited=26 Dec 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.11%
     Margaret Belayse was the daughter of Thomas Belasyse, 1st Viscount Fauconberg of Henknowle and Barbara Cholmeley.1 She married Sir Edward Osborne, 1st Bt., son of Sir Hewett Osborne and Joyce Fleetwood, in 1618.1 She died on 7 November 1624.1
     From 1618, her married name became Osborne.1

Child of Margaret Belayse and Sir Edward Osborne, 1st Bt.

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 174. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Richard Osborne1

M, #236348, b. 1488
Last Edited=12 Nov 2007
     Richard Osborne was born in 1488.2 He married Elizabeth Flydane.2

Children of Richard Osborne and Elizabeth Flydane

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 174. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S2505] Tim Osborn, "re: Osborne Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 12 November 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Osborne Family."

Edward Osborne1

M, #236349, d. 1638
Last Edited=10 May 2011
     Edward Osborne was the son of Sir Edward Osborne, 1st Bt. and Margaret Belayse.1 He died in 1638, killed by a fall of chimneys at his house.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 174. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

William Middleton1

M, #236350
Last Edited=29 Jun 2007
     William Middleton married Anne Walmesley, daughter of Thomas Walmesley and Eleanor Danvers.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 174. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.