Arthur T. Hewitt1

M, #276191
Last Edited=21 Mar 2008
     Arthur T. Hewitt held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.).1

Child of Arthur T. Hewitt

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blake, page 123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Francis Newton Long1

M, #276192, b. 1843, d. 1845
Last Edited=29 Mar 2008
     Francis Newton Long was born in 1843.1 He was the son of William Long and Eleanora Charlotte Montagu Poore.1 He died in 1845.1

Citations

  1. [S1381] Cheryl Nicol, "re: Long Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 5 July 2005 to 14 May 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Long Family."

2nd Lieutenant Robert Charles Sydney ffrench Blake1

M, #276193, b. 18 July 1880, d. 19 May 1902
Last Edited=22 Mar 2008
     2nd Lieutenant Robert Charles Sydney ffrench Blake was born on 18 July 1880.1 He was the son of Reverend Robert ffrench Blake and Mary Elizabeth Hewitt.1 He died on 19 May 1902 at age 21, accidentally shot.1
     He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the service of The Buffs.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blake, page 123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Major St. John Lucius O'Brien Acheson ffrench Blake1

M, #276194, b. 26 May 1889, d. 19 April 1917
Last Edited=26 Aug 2009
     Major St. John Lucius O'Brien Acheson ffrench Blake was born on 26 May 1889.1 He was the son of Reverend Robert ffrench Blake and Mary Elizabeth Hewitt.1 He married Doris Kathleen Tweedie, daughter of Arthur John Tweedie, on 1 June 1912.1 He died on 19 April 1917 at age 27 at Gaza, Israel, killed in action.1
     He was educated at H.M.S. Britannia, England.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.1,2 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).2 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the 21st Lancers.1 He fought in the Second Battle of Gaza in April 1917.1

Child of Major St. John Lucius O'Brien Acheson ffrench Blake and Doris Kathleen Tweedie

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blake, page 123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S3929] Anthony Blake, "re: Blake Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 25 August 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Blake Family."

Doris Kathleen Tweedie1

F, #276195
Last Edited=22 Mar 2008
     Doris Kathleen Tweedie was the daughter of Arthur John Tweedie.1 She married, firstly, Major St. John Lucius O'Brien Acheson ffrench Blake, son of Reverend Robert ffrench Blake and Mary Elizabeth Hewitt, on 1 June 1912.1 She married, secondly, Colonel Launcelot Machell Wilson, son of Reverend Canon Wilson, on 7 April 1920.1
      From 1 June 1912, her married name became Blake.1 From 7 April 1920, her married name became Wilson.1 As of 1976, Doris Kathleen Tweedie lived at Lower Lease, Saunton, Braunton, Devon, England.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blake, page 123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]


Arthur John Tweedie1

M, #276196
Last Edited=21 Mar 2008
     Arthur John Tweedie lived at Braunton, Devon, England.1

Child of Arthur John Tweedie

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blake, page 123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Colonel Launcelot Machell Wilson1

M, #276197, d. 28 February 1950
Last Edited=21 Mar 2008
     Colonel Launcelot Machell Wilson was the son of Reverend Canon Wilson.1 He married Doris Kathleen Tweedie, daughter of Arthur John Tweedie, on 7 April 1920.1 He died on 28 February 1950.1
     He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Royal Artillery.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.).1 He was invested as a Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blake, page 123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Reverend Canon Wilson1

M, #276198
Last Edited=21 Mar 2008
     Reverend Canon Wilson held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).1 He lived at Bolton, Yorkshire, England.1

Child of Reverend Canon Wilson

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blake, page 123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Lt.-Col. Robert Lifford Valentine ffrench Blake1

M, #276199, b. 3 March 1913
Last Edited=22 Mar 2008
     Lt.-Col. Robert Lifford Valentine ffrench Blake was born on 3 March 1913.1 He is the son of Major St. John Lucius O'Brien Acheson ffrench Blake and Doris Kathleen Tweedie.1 He married Grania Bryde Curran, daughter of Captain Walter Hilton Curran, on 11 July 1939.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was invested as a Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1945.1 He retired from the military in 1949, with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, late of the 17th/21st Lancers.1 As of 1976, Lt.-Col. Robert Lifford Valentine ffrench Blake lived at Midgham Park Farm, Woolhampton, Berkshire, England.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Robert Lifford Valentine ffrench Blake and Grania Bryde Curran

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blake, page 123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Grania Bryde Curran1

F, #276200
Last Edited=31 Jul 2009
     Grania Bryde Curran is the daughter of Captain Walter Hilton Curran.1 She married Lt.-Col. Robert Lifford Valentine ffrench Blake, son of Major St. John Lucius O'Brien Acheson ffrench Blake and Doris Kathleen Tweedie, on 11 July 1939.1
      From 11 July 1939, her married name became Blake.1 She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Cornwall in 1952.1

Children of Grania Bryde Curran and Lt.-Col. Robert Lifford Valentine ffrench Blake

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blake, page 123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]