Hon. Gerald Ernest Francis Ward1

M, #2821, b. 9 November 1877, d. 30 October 1914
Last Edited=16 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Hon. Gerald Ward 2
     Hon. Gerald Ernest Francis Ward was born on 9 November 1877.1 He was the son of William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley and Georgina Elisabeth Moncreiffe.1 He married Lady Evelyn Selina Louisa Crichton, daughter of John Henry Crichton, 4th Earl Erne of Crom Castle and Lady Florence Mary Cole, on 7 November 1899.1 He died on 30 October 1914 at age 36, killed in action.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the 1st Life Guards.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1900.1 He was invested as a Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.).1 He fought in the First World War.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1190. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3642] David Paget, "re: Ward Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 February 2009 and 14 September 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ward Family."

Rachel Gurney1

F, #2822, b. 8 August 1868, d. 26 June 1920
Last Edited=27 Feb 2009
Rachel, Countess of Dudley 2
     Rachel Gurney was born on 8 August 1868.3 She was the daughter of Charles Henry Gurney.1 She married William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley, son of William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley and Georgina Elisabeth Moncreiffe, on 14 September 1891.1 She died on 26 June 1920 at age 51.1
      From 14 September 1891, her married name became Ward. As a result of her marriage, Rachel Gurney was styled as Countess of Dudley on 14 September 1891. She was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.).1

Children of Rachel Gurney and William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1190. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3642] David Paget, "re: Ward Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 February 2009 and 14 September 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ward Family."
  3. [S3175] Lora Premo, "re: Gurney Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 3 June 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Gurney Family."
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Humble Eric Ward, 3rd Earl of Dudley1

M, #2823, b. 20 January 1894, d. 26 December 1969
Last Edited=16 Mar 2011
William Ward, 3rd Earl of Dudley 2
     William Humble Eric Ward, 3rd Earl of Dudley was born on 20 January 1894.1 He was the son of William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley and Rachel Gurney.4 He married, firstly, Lady Rosemary Millicent Leveson-Gower, daughter of Cromartie Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 4th Duke of Sutherland and Lady Millicent Fanny St. Clair-Erskine, on 8 March 1919.1 He married, secondly, Frances Laura Charteris, daughter of Captain Hon. Guy Lawrence Charteris and Frances Lucy Tennant, on 25 February 1943.1 He and Frances Laura Charteris were divorced in 1954.1 He married, thirdly, Grace Maria Kolin, daughter of Dr. Michael Kolin, on 17 July 1961.1 He died on 26 December 1969 at age 75.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Staffordshire Yeomanry (Territorial Army).1 He fought in the First World War, where he was wounded.1 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the 10th Hussars.1 He was decorated with the award of the Legion of Honour.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Hornsey between 1921 and 1924.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between 1922 and 1924, to the Under-Secretary of State for India.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Staffordshire between 1927 and 1966.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Staffordshire between 1927 and 1966.1 He was invested as a Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.).1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Worcestershire in 1930.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Wednesday between 1931 and 1932.1 He succeeded to the title of 13th Baron Ward of Birmingham, co. Warwick [E., 1644] on 29 June 1932.4 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Dudley, of Dudley Castle, co. Stafford [U.K., 1860] on 29 June 1932.4 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Ednam, of Ednam, co. Roxburgh [U.K., 1860] on 29 June 1932.4 He was Colonel of the 51st (Midland) Medical Brigade between 1933 and 1936.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Air Commodore between 1939 and 1949 in the service of the No. 915 (Warwick) Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force.1 He held the office of Lord High Steward of Kidderminster.1

Children of William Humble Eric Ward, 3rd Earl of Dudley and Lady Rosemary Millicent Leveson-Gower

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1191. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S3642] David Paget, "re: Ward Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 February 2009 and 14 September 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ward Family."
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 120. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lady Gladys Honor Ward1

F, #2824, b. circa 1892, d. 5 December 1961
Last Edited=16 Mar 2011
Lady Gladys Bridgeman 2
     Lady Gladys Honor Ward was born circa 1892. She was the daughter of William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley and Rachel Gurney.1 She married Major Percival Cunningham Allan Bridgeman, son of F. Orlando Bridgeman, on 20 February 1923.1 She and Major Percival Cunningham Allan Bridgeman were divorced in 1932.1 She died on 5 December 1961.1
      Her married name became Bridgeman.

Child of Lady Gladys Honor Ward and Major Percival Cunningham Allan Bridgeman

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1191. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3642] David Paget, "re: Ward Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 February 2009 and 14 September 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ward Family."

Lady Morvyth Lillian Ward1

F, #2825, b. circa 1896, d. 11 March 1959
Last Edited=16 Mar 2011
     Lady Morvyth Lillian Ward was born circa 1896. She was the daughter of William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley and Rachel Gurney.1 She married A/Cdre. Constantine Evelyn Benson, son of Robert Henry Benson, on 29 June 1921.1 She died on 11 March 1959.1
      Her married name became Benson.

Child of Lady Morvyth Lillian Ward and A/Cdre. Constantine Evelyn Benson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1191. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.


Lt.-Col. Hon. Roderick John Ward1

M, #2826, b. 13 April 1902, d. 2 October 1952
Last Edited=16 Mar 2011
Hon. Roderick Ward 2
     Lt.-Col. Hon. Roderick John Ward was born on 13 April 1902.1 He was the son of William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley and Rachel Gurney.1 He married, firstly, Eileen Patricia Hartigan, daughter of Lt.-Col. Marcus Michael Hartigan, on 28 September 1928.1 He and Eileen Patricia Hartigan were divorced in 1936.1 He married, secondly, Valerie Maud Skelton, daughter of Robert Jeremiah Skelton, on 11 May 1940.1 He and Valerie Maud Skelton were divorced in 1947.1 He married, thirdly, Charlotte Anne Park Osborne, daughter of Captain Charles Frederick Osborne, on 3 March 1947.1 He died on 2 October 1952 at age 50.1 He was buried at Garden of Remembrance, Great Whitley, Worcestershire, England.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the The Buffs.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was with the British Military Mission to Ethiopia.1 He was with the British Military Mission to Malaya.1

Child of Lt.-Col. Hon. Roderick John Ward and Valerie Maud Skelton

Child of Lt.-Col. Hon. Roderick John Ward and Charlotte Anne Park Osborne

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1190. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3642] David Paget, "re: Ward Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 February 2009 and 14 September 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ward Family."

Lady Alexandra Patrica Ward1

F, #2827, b. 24 August 1904, d. 7 July 1964
Last Edited=16 Mar 2011
Lady Patricia Ward 2
     Lady Alexandra Patrica Ward was born on 24 August 1904.1 She was the daughter of William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley and Rachel Gurney.1 She died on 7 July 1964 at age 59, unmarried.1
      Lady Alexandra Patrica Ward usually went by her middle name of Patricia.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1191. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3642] David Paget, "re: Ward Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 27 February 2009 and 14 September 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ward Family."

G/Capt. Hon. Edward Frederick Ward1

M, #2828, b. 20 November 1907, d. 1987
Last Edited=8 Feb 2013
     G/Capt. Hon. Edward Frederick Ward was born on 20 November 1907.1 He was the son of William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley and Rachel Gurney.1 He married, firstly, Pauline Katharine Winn, daughter of Hon. Charles John Frederick Winn and Hon. Olive Cecilia Paget, on 30 November 1940.1 He and Pauline Katharine Winn were divorced in 1947.1 He married, secondly, Hon. Alathea Gwendoline Alys Mary Fitzalan-Howard, daughter of Henry Edmund Fitzalan-Howard, 2nd Viscount FitzAlan of Derwent and Joyce Elizabeth Mary Langdale, on 2 July 1953.1 He died in 1987.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the service of the 10th Hussars.1 He gained the rank of Group Captain in the service of the Royal Air Force.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was chairman of South Durham Steel and Iron Company.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1190. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

George Reginald Ward, 1st and last Viscount Ward of Witley1

M, #2829, b. 20 November 1907, d. 15 June 1988
Last Edited=16 Mar 2011
     George Reginald Ward, 1st and last Viscount Ward of Witley was born on 20 November 1907.1 He was the son of William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley and Rachel Gurney.1 He married, firstly, Anne Diana France Aysham Capel, daughter of Captain Arthur Edward Capel and Hon. Diana Lister, on 30 May 1940.1 He and Anne Diana France Aysham Capel were divorced in 1951.1 He married, secondly, Barbara Mary Colonsay McNeill, daughter of Captain Ronald Frank Rous McNeill, on 15 March 1962.1 He died on 15 June 1988 at age 80.1
     He was created 1st Viscount Ward of Witley [U.K.] in 1960.1

Children of George Reginald Ward, 1st and last Viscount Ward of Witley and Anne Diana France Aysham Capel

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1191. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Humble David Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley1

M, #2830, b. 5 January 1920, d. 16 November 2013
Last Edited=16 Dec 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
William Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley 2
     William Humble David Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley was born on 5 January 1920.1 He was the son of William Humble Eric Ward, 3rd Earl of Dudley and Lady Rosemary Millicent Leveson-Gower.1 He married, firstly, Stella Carcano y Morra, daughter of Dr. Don Miguel Angel Carcano and Stella de Morra, on 10 January 1946.1 He and Stella Carcano y Morra were divorced in 1961.1 He married, secondly, Maureen Swanson, daughter of James Swanson, on 24 August 1961.3 He died on 16 November 2013 at age 93.4
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He gained the rank of officer in the service of the Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales' Own).1 He fought in the Second World War, where he was wounded.1 He was Aide-de-Camp to the Viceroy of India between 1942 and 1943.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount Ednam, of Ednam, co. Roxburgh [U.K., 1860] on 26 December 1969.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Dudley, of Dudley Castle, co. Stafford [U.K., 1860] on 26 December 1969.1 He succeeded to the title of 14th Baron Ward of Birmingham, co. Warwick [E., 1644] on 26 December 1969.1 He lived in 2003 at Vention, Putsborough, Devon, England.1

Children of William Humble David Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley and Stella Carcano y Morra

Children of William Humble David Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley and Maureen Swanson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1188. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK, 26 November 2013. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.