John Scott Maclay, 1st Viscount Muirshiel1

M, #318951, b. 26 October 1905, d. 17 August 1992
Last Edited=7 Dec 2011
     John Scott Maclay, 1st Viscount Muirshiel was born on 26 October 1905.1 He was the son of Joseph Paton Maclay, 1st Baron Maclay and Martha Strang.1,2 He married Betty L'Estrange Astley, daughter of Delaval Graham L'Estrange Astley and Kate Clark, on 16 October 1930.1 He died on 17 August 1992 at age 86, without issue , when the Viscountcy expired.3
     He was educated Winchester and Trin College Cambridge.3 He was 57th Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery WW II, Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Nat Lib) Montrose and (Nat Lib then C) Renfrew W 1950–64, memb Br Shipping Mission to Washington (Head 1944), Minister Tport and Civ Aviation 1951–52, Minister State Col in 1940.3 He was Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1944.3 He was Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1952.3 He was Companion of Honour (C.H.) in 1962.3 He was created 1st Viscount Muirshiel, of Kilmacolm, co. Renfrew [U.K.] on 16 July 1964. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1973.3

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 1917. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Bernard Armine Frederick Astley1

M, #318952, b. 4 August 1873, d. 31 March 1934
Last Edited=7 Nov 2008
     Bernard Armine Frederick Astley was born on 4 August 1873.1 He was the son of Frederic Bernard Astley and Emma Augusta Schreiber.1 He died on 31 March 1934 at age 60.1
     He held the office of Member of Devon County Council.1 He gained the rank of Temporary Lieutenant in the service of the Devon Regiment.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Devon.1

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 1917. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]

Lilian Augusta Muriel Astley1

F, #318953, d. 1916
Last Edited=7 Nov 2008
     Lilian Augusta Muriel Astley was the daughter of Frederic Bernard Astley and Emma Augusta Schreiber.1 She married Charles H. B. Gaine.1 She died in 1916.1
      Her married name became Gaine.1

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 1917. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]

Charles H. B. Gaine1

M, #318954
Last Edited=7 Nov 2008
     Charles H. B. Gaine married Lilian Augusta Muriel Astley, daughter of Frederic Bernard Astley and Emma Augusta Schreiber.1
     He gained the rank of officer in the service of the 4th Hussars.1

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 1917. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]

Blanche Rhoda Delaval Astley1

F, #318955
Last Edited=7 Nov 2008
     Blanche Rhoda Delaval Astley is the daughter of Frederic Bernard Astley and Emma Augusta Schreiber.1 She married Thomas John Green on 2 December 1897.1
      From 2 December 1897, her married name became Green.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1818. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Thomas John Green1

M, #318956
Last Edited=7 Nov 2008
     Thomas John Green married Blanche Rhoda Delaval Astley, daughter of Frederic Bernard Astley and Emma Augusta Schreiber, on 2 December 1897.1
     He lived at The Old House, Boxmoor, Hertfordshire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1818. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Colonel Philip Reginald Astley1

M, #318957, b. 9 June 1896, d. 24 December 1958
Last Edited=17 Nov 2008
     Colonel Philip Reginald Astley was born on 9 June 1896.1 He was the son of Reverend Hubert Delaval Astley and Constance Edith Corbet.1 He married, firstly, Edith Madeleine Carroll, daughter of Professor John Carroll, on 26 August 1931.1 He and Edith Madeleine Carroll were divorced in 1940.1 He married, secondly, Penelope Joan McKerrow Bright, daughter of Trevor Percy Bright, on 4 July 1949.1 He died on 24 December 1958 at age 62.1
     He fought in the First World War.1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1 He fought in the officer, 12th Royal Lancers.1 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Life Guards.1 He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.).1 He was decorated with the award of the U.S. Legion of Merit.1 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1945.1

Child of Colonel Philip Reginald Astley and Penelope Joan McKerrow Bright

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Edith Madeleine Carroll1

F, #318958, d. 1987
Last Edited=7 Nov 2008
     Edith Madeleine Carroll was the daughter of Professor John Carroll.1 She married Colonel Philip Reginald Astley, son of Reverend Hubert Delaval Astley and Constance Edith Corbet, on 26 August 1931.1 She and Colonel Philip Reginald Astley were divorced in 1940.1 She died in 1987.1
     She was an actress.1 Edith Madeleine Carroll usually went by her middle name of Madeleine.1 From 26 August 1931, her married name became Astley.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Professor John Carroll1

M, #318959
Last Edited=7 Nov 2008

Child of Professor John Carroll

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Penelope Joan McKerrow Bright1

F, #318960, b. 27 September 1910, d. 24 December 2008
Last Edited=28 Jan 2009
Mrs. Joan Astley 2
     Penelope Joan McKerrow Bright was born on 27 September 1910 at Corrientes, Argentina.3 She was the daughter of Trevor Percy Bright.1 She married Colonel Philip Reginald Astley, son of Reverend Hubert Delaval Astley and Constance Edith Corbet, on 4 July 1949.1 She died on 24 December 2008 at age 98 at London, England.3
      Penelope Joan McKerrow Bright usually went by her middle name of Joan.3 She was with the staff, War Cabinet Offices (Special Information Centre) between 1941 and 1943.3 She was Administrative Officer, British Delegations to Summit and Tripartite conferences Washington, Quebec, Cairo, Tehran, Moscow, Yalta, Potsdam between 1943 and 1945.3 She was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1946.1 From 4 July 1949, her married name became Astley.1 She wrote the book The Inner Circle: a view of war at the top, published 1971.3 She co-authored the book Sir Colin Gubbins: Gubbins and SOE, published 1993.3 She lived in 2003 at 15/161 Fulham Road, London, England.1

Child of Penelope Joan McKerrow Bright and Colonel Philip Reginald Astley



Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.
  3. [S212] The Independent, 28 January 2009.