Susannah Norris

F, #309441
Last Edited=2 Mar 2014
     Susannah Norris was the daughter of Edward Norris. She married Hugh Williams, son of John Williams and Catherine Owen.
     Her married name became Williams.

Edward Norris

M, #309442
Last Edited=2 Feb 2014
     Edward Norris held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Liverpool.1 He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Child of Edward Norris

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4186. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lieutenant Frederick John Christison1

M, #309443, b. 8 December 1894, d. 2 December 1915
Last Edited=2 Feb 2014
     Lieutenant Frederick John Christison was born on 8 December 1894.1 He was the son of Sir Alexander Christison, 2nd Bt. and Florence Elworthy.1 He died on 2 December 1915 at age 20, killed in action.1
     He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant and Adjutant in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.1

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 548. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]

General Sir Alexander Frank Philip Christison, 4th Bt.1

M, #309444, b. 17 November 1893, d. 21 December 1993
Last Edited=7 Apr 2014
     General Sir Alexander Frank Philip Christison, 4th Bt. was born on 17 November 1893.1 He was the son of Sir Alexander Christison, 2nd Bt. and Florence Elworthy.1 He married Vida Wallace-Smith in 1974.2 He married Elizabeth Mitchell in 1916.2 He died on 21 December 1993 at age 100 at Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.2
     He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1915.3 He fought in the Second World War.2 He wrote the book Birds of Northern Baluchistan, published 1940.2 He was commanding officer of the 23rd and 15th Indian Corps between 1942 and 1945.2 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1943.3 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1944. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1945.3 He succeeded as the 4th Baronet Christison on 15 May 1945. He wrote the book Birds of Arakan, published 1946.2 He gained the rank of General in 1947.4 He was Colonel of the 10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles between 1947 and 1957.2 He was Colonel of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment between 1947 and 1957.2 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1948.3

Children of General Sir Alexander Frank Philip Christison, 4th Bt. and Elizabeth Mitchell

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 548. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  2. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2533. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S6306] Charles Graham, online unknown url, Charles Graham (unknown location), downloaded 3 Aug 2012.
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Robert Alexander Christison, 3rd Bt.1

M, #309445, b. 23 February 1870, d. 15 May 1945
Last Edited=22 Sep 2008
     Sir Robert Alexander Christison, 3rd Bt. was born on 23 February 1870.1 He was the son of Sir Alexander Christison, 2nd Bt. and Jemima Anne Brown.1 He died on 15 May 1945 at age 75, without issue.1
     He succeeded as the 3rd Baronet Christison on 14 October 1918.

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 548. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]

Louisa Margaret Verschoyle1

F, #309446, d. 20 June 1941
Last Edited=21 Dec 2008
     Louisa Margaret Verschoyle was the daughter of Richard John Verschoyle.1 She married Sir Malby Crofton, 3rd Bt., son of Henry Bliss Crofton and Sophia Horsfall, on 18 August 1880.1 She died on 20 June 1941.1
     From 18 August 1880, her married name became Crofton.1

Children of Louisa Margaret Verschoyle and Sir Malby Crofton, 3rd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 973. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Captain Thomas Horsfall Crofton1

M, #309447, b. 3 October 1889, d. 21 March 1918
Last Edited=19 Feb 2011
     Captain Thomas Horsfall Crofton was born on 3 October 1889.1 He was the son of Sir Malby Crofton, 3rd Bt. and Louisa Margaret Verschoyle.1 He died on 21 March 1918 at age 28, killed in action.1
     He gained the rank of Captain in the Connaught Rangers.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.)1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 973. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mabel Gordon Anderson1

F, #309448, d. 30 April 1943
Last Edited=23 Dec 2008
     Mabel Gordon Anderson was the daughter of Francis Anderson.2 She married Sir William John Crossley, 1st Bt., son of Francis Crossley and Elizabeth Helen Irwin, on 20 April 1876.1 She died on 30 April 1943.1
     She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Lancshire.1 From 20 April 1876, her married name became Crossley.1

Children of Mabel Gordon Anderson and Sir William John Crossley, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 985. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lieutenant Brian Crossley1

M, #309449, b. 5 April 1886, d. 18 May 1915
Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
     Lieutenant Brian Crossley was born on 5 April 1886.1 He was the son of Sir William John Crossley, 1st Bt. and Mabel Gordon Anderson.1 He married Margaret Lilian Sidebotham, daughter of Joseph Watson Sidebotham and Marian Dowling, on 1 July 1913.1 He died on 18 May 1915 at age 29, killed in action.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.1 He fought in the First World War.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 986. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Margaret Lilian Sidebotham1

F, #309450, b. 1891, d. 8 April 1914
Last Edited=2 Feb 2014
     Margaret Lilian Sidebotham was born in 1891 at Bowden, Cheshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Joseph Watson Sidebotham and Marian Dowling.1,2 She married Lieutenant Brian Crossley, son of Sir William John Crossley, 1st Bt. and Mabel Gordon Anderson, on 1 July 1913.1 She died on 8 April 1914.1
     From 1 July 1913, her married name became Crossley.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 986. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."