Field Marshal Willliam Gustavus Nicholson, 1st and last Baron Nicholson1

M, #239961, b. 2 March 1845, d. 13 September 1918
Last Edited=10 May 2011
     Field Marshal Willliam Gustavus Nicholson, 1st and last Baron Nicholson was born on 2 March 1845.1 He was the son of William Nichol Nicholson and Martha Rhodes.1 He married Victoire M. U. Dillon, daughter of D. Dillon, in 1871.1 He died on 13 September 1918 at age 73.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1865 in the Royal Engineers.1 He fought in the Punjab Campaign in 1872.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1878.1 He fought in the Afghan War between 1878 and 1880, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Major in 1881.1 He fought in the Egyptian Campaign in 1882.1 He gained the rank of Burma Expedition between 1886 and 1887 in the where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in 1887.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1891.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1891.1 He was Chief Engineer in India in 1894.1 He fought in the Tirah Expedition between 1897 and 1898, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1898.1 He was Adjutant General in India between 1898 and 1899.1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1899.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1900, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1901.1 He was Chief Military Attaché with the Japanese Army in Manchuria.1 He was awarded the Japanese War Medal.1 He was awarded the Cordon of the Rising Sun of Japan.1 He gained the rank of General in 1906.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1908.1 He held the office of Chief of the Imperial Defence Staff between 1908 and 1912.1 He was appointed Knight of Justice, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.J.St.J.)1 He gained the rank of Field Marshal in 1911.1 He was created 1st Baron Nicholson, of Roundhay, co. York [U.K.] on 11 July 1912.1 On his death, his title 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 205. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

William Nichol Nicholson1

M, #239962, b. 12 December 1803
Last Edited=30 Dec 2007
     William Nichol Nicholson was born on 12 December 1803.1 He was the son of Thomas Phillips and Mary Nicholson.1 He married Martha Rhodes, daughter of Abram Rhodes, on 2 October 1827.1
     He was given the name of William Nichol Phillips at birth.1 He graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG, with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1 On 13 October 1827 his name was legally changed to William Nichol Nicholson by Royal Licence.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for the West Riding, Yorkshire.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for the West Riding, Yorkshire.1

Child of William Nichol Nicholson and Martha Rhodes

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 205. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Mary Nicholson1

F, #239963
Last Edited=20 Jul 2007
     Mary Nicholson is the daughter of William Nicholson and Grace Whitaker.2 She married Thomas Phillips.1
     Her married name became Phillips.1

Child of Mary Nicholson and Thomas Phillips

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 205. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 204.

William Nicholson1

M, #239964, d. 1812
Last Edited=20 Jul 2007
     William Nicholson married, secondly, Grace Whitaker, daughter of John Whitaker.1 He married, firstly, Hanna Slater in 1761.1 He died in 1812.1

Child of William Nicholson and Hanna Slater

Children of William Nicholson and Grace Whitaker

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 204. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Grace Whitaker1

F, #239965
Last Edited=20 Jul 2007
     Grace Whitaker is the daughter of John Whitaker.1 She married William Nicholson.1
     Her married name became Nicholson.1

Children of Grace Whitaker and William Nicholson

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 204. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.


John Whitaker1

M, #239966
Last Edited=20 Jul 2007

Child of John Whitaker

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 204. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Hanna Slater1

F, #239967
Last Edited=20 Jul 2007
     Hanna Slater married William Nicholson in 1761.1
     She lived at Craven, Yorkshire, EnglandG.1 From 1761, her married name became Nicholson.1

Child of Hanna Slater and William Nicholson

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 204. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Thomas Nicholson1

M, #239968, d. 14 January 1821
Last Edited=20 Jul 2007
     Thomas Nicholson was the son of William Nicholson and Hanna Slater.1 He married Elizabeth Jackson, daughter of William Jackson.2 He died on 14 January 1821, without issue.2
     He was a banker at Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, EnglandG.2 He lived at Roundhay Park, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, EnglandG.2

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 204. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 205.

Stephen Nicholson1

M, #239969, b. January 1779
Last Edited=20 Jul 2007
     Stephen Nicholson was born in January 1779.2 He was the son of William Nicholson and Grace Whitaker.1 He married Sarah Rhodes, daughter of Matthew Rhodes, in December 1807.2
     He lived at Roundhay Park, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, EnglandG.2

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 204. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 205.

Thomas Phillips1

M, #239970
Last Edited=20 Jul 2007
     Thomas Phillips married Mary Nicholson, daughter of William Nicholson and Grace Whitaker.1
     He lived at Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, EnglandG.1

Child of Thomas Phillips and Mary Nicholson

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 205. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.