Sir Brian Stapleton1

M, #24811, d. 2 April 1550
Last Edited=2 May 2008
     Sir Brian Stapleton was the son of Sir Brian Stapleton and Joan Lovel.1 He died on 2 April 1550.2

Child of Sir Brian Stapleton and Elizabeth Scrope

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 63. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 65.

Elizabeth Scrope

F, #24812
Last Edited=2 May 2008
     Elizabeth Scrope was the daughter of Henry Scrope, Baron Scrope.

Child of Elizabeth Scrope and Sir Brian Stapleton

Henry Scrope, Baron Scrope

M, #24813
Last Edited=2 May 2008
     Henry Scrope, Baron Scrope gained the title of Baron Scrope.

Child of Henry Scrope, Baron Scrope

Sir Richard Stapleton1

M, #24814, d. 11 January 1584/85
Last Edited=2 May 2008
     Sir Richard Stapleton was the son of Sir Brian Stapleton and Elizabeth Scrope.1 He died on 11 January 1584/85.1

Child of Sir Richard Stapleton and Thomasin Amadas

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 65. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Thomasin Amadas

F, #24815
Last Edited=2 May 2008
     Thomasin Amadas was the daughter of Robert Amadas.

Child of Thomasin Amadas and Sir Richard Stapleton

Robert Amadas

M, #24816
Last Edited=2 May 2008

Child of Robert Amadas

Barbara Jekyll

F, #24817, d. 24 September 1973
Last Edited=16 Jan 2011
     Barbara Jekyll was the daughter of Colonel Sir Herbert Jekyll. She married, firstly, Lieutenant Hon. Francis Walter Stafford McLaren, son of Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren, 1st Baron Aberconway and Laura Elizabeth Pochin, on 20 July 1911. She married, secondly, Lt.-Gen. Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg, V.C., son of James Freyberg and Julia Hamilton, on 14 June 1922.1 She died on 24 September 1973.1
      From 20 July 1911, her married name became McLaren. From 14 June 1922, her married name became Freyberg. She was a welfare worker, where she was mentioned in despatches in 1941 at Cairo, Egypt.2 She was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1943.1 As a result of her marriage, Barbara Jekyll was styled as Baroness Freyberg on 19 October 1951. She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1953.1 She gained the title of Dame Freyberg in 1953. She was invested as a Dame of Grace, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (D.St.J.).2

Children of Barbara Jekyll and Lieutenant Hon. Francis Walter Stafford McLaren

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1494. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Colonel Sir Herbert Jekyll1

M, #24818
Last Edited=3 Jan 2011
     Colonel Sir Herbert Jekyll lived at Munstead House, Godalming, Surrey, England.2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.).1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Royal Engineers.1

Children of Colonel Sir Herbert Jekyll

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1494. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Lt.-Gen. Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg, V.C.1

M, #24819, b. 21 March 1889, d. 4 July 1963
Last Edited=8 Apr 2011
     Lt.-Gen. Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg, V.C. was born on 21 March 1889 at Richmond, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of James Freyberg and Julia Hamilton.1 He married Barbara Jekyll, daughter of Colonel Sir Herbert Jekyll, on 14 June 1922.3 He died on 4 July 1963 at age 74 at Windsor, Berkshire, England.2
     He was educated at Wellington College, Wellington, New Zealand.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches six times and wounded nine times.2 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) (with three bars (1918 twice and 1945)) in 1915.2 He was decorated with the award of the Victoria Cross (V.C.) on 15 December 1916, for his actions on 13 November 1916.2 He was commander of the Infantry Brigade between 1917 and 1918.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1919.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by St. Andrew's University, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, in 1922.1 He was commander of the 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment between 1930 and 1931.1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1934.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1936.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the New Zealand Forces between 1939 and 1945.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1942.2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1942.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1945.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1946.2 He held the office of Governor-General of New Zealand between 1946 and 1952.2 He was created 1st Baron Freyberg, of Wellington, New Zealand and of Munstead, co. Surrey [U.K.] on 19 October 1951.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) [New Zealand] in 1952.1 He was Deputy Constable and Lieutenant-Governor of Wndsor Castle between 1953 and 1963.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.4
     

Child of Lt.-Gen. Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg, V.C. and Barbara Jekyll

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1494. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage: The men behind the medal (London, U.K.: Pan Books, 2004), page 647. Hereinafter cited as Symbol of Courage.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S27] Claudia Orange, editor, The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Volume Five, 1941-1960 (Wellington, New Zealand: Auckland University Press, 2000), page 177-179. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of N.Z. Biography: Volume Five.


Hon. Elsie Dorothea McLaren1

F, #24820, b. circa 1884, d. 15 May 1973
Last Edited=2 Dec 2011
     Hon. Elsie Dorothea McLaren was born circa 1884. She was the daughter of Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren, 1st Baron Aberconway and Laura Elizabeth Pochin.1 She married Colonel Sir Edward Alexander James Johnson-Ferguson, 2nd Bt., son of Sir Jabez Edward Johnson-Ferguson, 1st Bt. and Williamina Margaret Ellen Cunningham, on 28 April 1904.1 She died on 15 May 1973.1
      Her married name became Johnson-Ferguson.

Children of Hon. Elsie Dorothea McLaren and Colonel Sir Edward Alexander James Johnson-Ferguson, 2nd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]