Anne Leith1

F, #29731
Last Edited=25 Nov 2013
     Anne Leith was the daughter of Colonel Alexander Leith and Anne (?).1,2 She married Lucius Ferdinand Cary, Master of Falkland, son of Lucius Charles Cary, 7th Viscount Falkland and Jane Butler, in March 1760.1
      Her married name became Cary.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1383. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Thomas Gair Ashton, 1st Baron Ashton of Hyde1

M, #29732, b. 5 February 1855, d. 1 May 1933
Last Edited=28 Jan 2011
     Thomas Gair Ashton, 1st Baron Ashton of Hyde was born on 5 February 1855 at Ashfield, Fallowfield, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Ashton and Elizabeth Gair.1 He was baptised on 14 March 1855 at Hyde, Cheshire, England.1 He married Eva Margaret James, daughter of John Henry James and Jane Ramsden Ashworth, on 2 December 1886 at All Saints Church, Ennismore Gardens, London, England.1 He died on 1 May 1933 at age 78 at Robertsbridge, Sussex, England.1 He was buried on 4 May 1933 at Hyde Chapel, Cheshire, England.1
     He was educated between 1868 and 1874 at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England.1 He was educated between 1874 and 1877 at University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He graduated from University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Cheshire.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Lancashire.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Sussex.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Cheshire, Hyde Division between 1885 and 1886.1 In 1886 he unsuccessfully contested the seat of Hyde.1 In 1892 he unsuccessfully contested the seat of Hyde.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Bedfordshire, Luton Division between 1895 and 1911.1 He was created 1st Baron Ashton of Hyde, co. Chester [U.K.] on 28 June 1911.1 He was Honorary Fellow of Oxford University in 1923.2
     The Times wrote that "in Parliament Ashton followed the example of his family, shared generally the opinions of his distinguished brother-in-law, James Bryce, and inherited, as an economist and free-trader, the clear traditions of the Manchester School ... In the House of Commons he was always popular, and he gained weight and authority as the years went on."1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

Children of Thomas Gair Ashton, 1st Baron Ashton of Hyde and Eva Margaret James

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 XIII, page 149. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 122. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Ashton, Thomas, 1855-1933". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Major Philip John Sherwin Pearson-Gregory1

M, #29733, d. 12 June 1955
Last Edited=13 Dec 2009
     Major Philip John Sherwin Pearson-Gregory was the son of Thomas Sherwin Pearson-Gregory.2 He married, firstly, Marcia Emma Ridley, daughter of Arthur William Ridley and Adriana Elizabeth Newton, on 17 October 1911 at Mayfair, London, England.3 He married, secondly, Hon. Lettice Cary, daughter of Lt.-Col. Byron Plantagenet Cary, 12th Viscount Falkland and Mary Reade, on 26 January 1937.1 He died on 12 June 1955.1
     He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1

Child of Major Philip John Sherwin Pearson-Gregory and Marcia Emma Ridley

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 490. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S2226] Lawless Bethune, "re: Bethune Family," e-mail message to www.thepeerage.com, 27 March 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Bethune Family."

Lady Mary Octavia Somerset1

F, #29734, b. 1814, d. 7 September 1906
Last Edited=31 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     Lady Mary Octavia Somerset was born in 1814.1 She was the daughter of Henry Charles Somerset, 6th Duke of Beaufort and Lady Charlotte Sophia Leveson-Gower.1 She married Sir Walter Rockcliffe Farquhar, 3rd Bt., son of Sir Thomas Harvie Farquhar, 2nd Bt. and Sybella Martha Rockcliffe, on 28 November 1837.2 She died on 7 September 1906.2
      Her married name became Farquhar.

Children of Lady Mary Octavia Somerset and Sir Walter Rockcliffe Farquhar, 3rd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 307. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Walter Rockcliffe Farquhar, 3rd Bt.1

M, #29735, b. 4 June 1810, d. 15 July 1900
Last Edited=3 Apr 2011
     Sir Walter Rockcliffe Farquhar, 3rd Bt. was born on 4 June 1810.2 He was the son of Sir Thomas Harvie Farquhar, 2nd Bt. and Sybella Martha Rockcliffe.2 He married Lady Mary Octavia Somerset, daughter of Henry Charles Somerset, 6th Duke of Beaufort and Lady Charlotte Sophia Leveson-Gower, on 28 November 1837.2 He died on 15 July 1900 at age 90.2
     He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Farquhar [G.B., 1796] on 12 January 1836.2 He held the office of High Sheriff of Surrey in 1859.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Middlesex.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Surrey.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Surrey.2 He lived at Cadogan House, London, England.2

Children of Sir Walter Rockcliffe Farquhar, 3rd Bt. and Lady Mary Octavia Somerset

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2351. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S8] BP1999 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


Thomas Ashton1

M, #29736, b. 8 February 1818, d. 21 January 1898
Last Edited=6 Mar 2010
Thomas Ashton2
     Thomas Ashton was born on 8 February 1818.3 He was the son of Thomas Ashton and Harriet Booth.3 He married Elizabeth Gair, daughter of Samuel Stillman Gair and Elizabeth Greene Wainwright, on 14 April 1852.3 He died on 21 January 1898 at age 79.1
     He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Lancashire.3 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Cheshire.3 He held the office of High Sheriff of Cheshire in 1883.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Cheshire.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Victoria University of Manchester, Manchester, Lancashire, England.4 He lived at Ford Bank, Didsbury, Cheshire, England.3 He lived at Hyde, Cheshire, England.1

Children of Thomas Ashton and Elizabeth Gair

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 XIII, page 149. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S303] Beatrice Potter, "re: Private Photograph Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 10 February 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Private Photograph Collection."
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 122. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S1541] Beatrice Potter, "re: Lady Isabella Somerset," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 30 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Isabella Somerset."
  5. [S205] Announcements, Yorkshire Post, Leeds, Yorkshire, U.K., 10 February 1930. Hereinafter cited as Yorkshire Post.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XIII, page 187.
  7. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  8. [S205] Yorkshire Post, 29 January 1935.

General Henry Otway Trevor, 21st Lord Dacre1

M, #29737, b. 27 July 1777, d. 2 June 1853
Last Edited=21 Feb 2011
     General Henry Otway Trevor, 21st Lord Dacre was born on 27 July 1777 at The Hoo, Hertfordshire, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Brand and Gertrude Roper, Baroness Dacre.1 He married Pyne Crosbie, daughter of Very Rev. Hon. Maurice Crosbie and Pyne Cavendish, on 24 July 1806 at London, England.2 He died on 2 June 1853 at age 75 at London, England.2
     He was given the name of Henry Otway Brand at birth.1 He fought in the Battle of Copenhagen in 1807.1 He was commander of the 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards between 1808 and 1812.1 He fought in the Peninsular Wars.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1815.1 On 18 November 1824 his name was legally changed to Henry Otway Trevor by Royal Licence.2 He gained the rank of Colonel between 1847 and 1853 in the service of the 31st Foot.1 He gained the rank of General in 1851.1 He succeeded to the title of 21st Lord Dacre [E., 1321] on 21 March 1851.1

Children of General Henry Otway Trevor, 21st Lord Dacre and Pyne Crosbie

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1014. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sarah Davy1

F, #29738, d. 30 June 1835
Last Edited=13 May 2008
     Sarah Davy was the daughter of William Davy.2 She married Washington Shirley, 8th Earl Ferrers, son of Robert Shirley, 6th Earl Ferrers and Catherine Cotton, on 29 September 1829.1 She died on 30 June 1835.1
     As a result of her marriage, Sarah Davy was styled as Countess Ferrers on 29 September 1829. From 29 September 1829, her married name became Shirley.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Davy1

M, #29739
Last Edited=12 May 2008

Child of William Davy

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Frances Bathurst1

F, #29740, d. 21 November 1757
Last Edited=10 Aug 2010
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Frances Bathurst was the daughter of Peter Bathurst and Lady Selina Shirley.1 She married Anthony Duncombe, 1st and last Lord Feversham, Baron of Downton, son of Anthony Duncombe and Jane Cornwallis, in November 1756.1 She died on 21 November 1757.1
      From November 1756, her married name became Duncombe.

Child of Frances Bathurst and Anthony Duncombe, 1st and last Lord Feversham, Baron of Downton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1420. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]