Perceval Lea Dewhurst Perry, 1st and last Baron Perry1

M, #240521, b. 18 March 1878, d. 17 June 1956
Last Edited=10 May 2011
     Perceval Lea Dewhurst Perry, 1st and last Baron Perry was born on 18 March 1878 at Bristol, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He was the son of Alfred Thomas Perry and Elizabeth Wheeler.1 He married Catherine Meals, daughter of John Meals, on 26 December 1902.1 He died on 17 June 1956 at age 78.1
     He was educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham, Warwickshire, EnglandG.1 He wrote the book O.K. Verses, published 1906.1 He wrote the book American Invasion, published 1912.1 He was Director of the Food Production Department in 1916.1 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1917.1 He was Director of the Agricultural Machinery Department, Ministry of Munitions between 1917 and 1918.1 He was awarded the Commander, Order of Leopold of Belgium.1 He was awarded the Officier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.1 He was awarded the Knight Commander, Order of George I of the Hellenes.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1918.1 He was a director of Ford Motor Company and Firestone Tyre and Rubber Company.1 He wrote the book New Songs, published 1925.1 He wrote the book Island of Enchantment, published 1926.1 He wrote the book International Trade Balance, published 1932.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Birmingham University, Birmingham, Warwickshire, EnglandG, in 1937.1 He was created 1st Baron Perry, of Stock Harvard, co. Essex [U.K.] on 28 January 1938.1 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.)1 He was awarded the Liberty Medal of King Christian X of Denamrk in 1947.1 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 216. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Alfred Thomas Perry1

M, #240522
Last Edited=25 Jul 2007
     Alfred Thomas Perry married Elizabeth Wheeler, daughter of Reverend Henry Wheeler.1
     He lived at Bristol, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1

Child of Alfred Thomas Perry and Elizabeth Wheeler

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 216. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Elizabeth Wheeler1

F, #240523
Last Edited=25 Jul 2007
     Elizabeth Wheeler is the daughter of Reverend Henry Wheeler.1 She married Alfred Thomas Perry.1
     Her married name became Perry.1

Child of Elizabeth Wheeler and Alfred Thomas Perry

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 216. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Reverend Henry Wheeler1

M, #240524
Last Edited=25 Jul 2007

Child of Reverend Henry Wheeler

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 216. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Catherine Meals1

F, #240525
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007
     Catherine Meals is the daughter of John Meals.1 She married Perceval Lea Dewhurst Perry, 1st and last Baron Perry, son of Alfred Thomas Perry and Elizabeth Wheeler, on 26 December 1902.1
     From 26 December 1902, her married name became Perry.1 After her marriage, Catherine Meals was styled as Lady Perry on 28 January 1938.

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 216. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.


John Meals1

M, #240526
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007
     John Meals lived at Hull, Yorkshire, EnglandG.1

Child of John Meals

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 216. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence, 1st and last Baron Pethick-Lawrence1

M, #240527, b. 28 December 1871, d. 10 September 1961
Last Edited=10 May 2011
     Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence, 1st and last Baron Pethick-Lawrence was born on 28 December 1871.1 He was the son of Alfred Lawrence and Mary Elizabeth Ridge.1 He married Emmeline Pethick, daughter of Henry Pethick, on 2 October 1901.1 He died on 10 September 1961 at age 89.1
     He was given the name of Frederick William Lawrence at birth.1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG, in 1894 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG, in 1896 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1899 entitled to practise as a Barrister-at-Law.1 He held the office of Dunkin Professor in 1900.1 He was chairman of Consolidated Newspapers between 1901 and 1906.1 On 2 October 1901 his name was legally changed to Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Leicester, West Division between 1923 and 1931.1 He held the office of Financial Secretary to the Treasury between 1929 and 1931.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Edinburgh, East Division between 1935 and 1945.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1937.1 He held the office of Secretary of State for India and Burma between 1945 and 1947.1 He was created 1st Baron Pethick-Lawrence, of Peaslake, co. Surrey [U.K.] on 16 August 1945.1

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 217. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Alfred Lawrence1

M, #240528, b. 19 June 1826, d. 9 June 1875
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007
     Alfred Lawrence was born on 19 June 1826.1 He was the son of William Lawrence and Jane Clarke.2 He married Mary Elizabeth Ridge, daughter of Henry Ridge, on 27 October 1858.1 He died on 9 June 1875 at age 48.1
     He lived at 42 Gloucester Gardens, Bayswater, London, EnglandG.1 He was a Commissioner of Lieutenancy for London.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 217. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 216.

William Lawrence1

M, #240529, b. 4 February 1789, d. 25 November 1855
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007
     William Lawrence was born on 4 February 1789.1 He was the son of Thomas Lawrence and Mary Tonkin.1 He married Jane Clarke, daughter of James Clarke, on 21 September 1817.1 He died on 25 November 1855 at age 66.1
     He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Middlesex.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for the City of Westminster.1 He held the office of Alderman of London in 1848.1 He held the office of Sheriff of London and Middlesex between 1848 and 1849.1 He lived at Tavistock Square, London, EnglandG.1

Children of William Lawrence and Jane Clarke

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 216. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 217.

Thomas Lawrence1

M, #240530, b. 12 February 1760, d. 13 March 1812
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007
     Thomas Lawrence was baptised on 12 February 1760.1 He was the son of Thomas Lawrence and Jane Rowse.1 He married Mary Tonkin, daughter of John Tonkin, on 1 April 1788.1 He died on 13 March 1812 at age 52.1
     He lived at St. Agnes, Cornwall, EnglandG.1

Child of Thomas Lawrence and Mary Tonkin

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 216. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.