Diana Evelyn Legh1

F, #36391, b. 28 March 1924, d. 11 November 2000
Last Edited=25 Mar 2017
     Diana Evelyn Legh was born on 28 March 1924.2 She was the daughter of Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Piers Walter Legh and Sarah Polk Bradford.1,2 She married, firstly, John Wodehouse, 4th Earl of Kimberley, son of John Wodehouse, 3rd Earl of Kimberley and Francis Margaret Irby, on 27 October 1945.2 She and John Wodehouse, 4th Earl of Kimberley were divorced in 1949.2 She married, secondly, Norman Robert Colville, son of David Colville and Catherine Harvey Greenlees, on 1 June 1951.1 She died on 11 November 2000 at age 76.3
     After her marriage, Diana Evelyn Legh was styled as Countess of Kimberley on 27 October 1945. From 27 October 1945, her married name became Wodehouse. From 1 June 1951, her married name became Colville.1 She held the office of High Sheriff of Cornwall between 1988 and 1989.2 She lived at 11 Kensington Square, London, EnglandG.2

Child of Diana Evelyn Legh and Norman Robert Colville

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 832. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Piers Walter Legh1

M, #36392, b. 12 December 1890, d. 16 November 1955
Last Edited=7 Apr 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Piers Legh,
and his wife, Sarah 2
     Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Piers Walter Legh was born on 12 December 1890.3 He was the son of Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton and Evelyn Caroline Bromley Davenport.3 He married Sarah Polk Bradford, daughter of James C. Bradford and Sarah Polk Jones, on 15 November 1920.3 He died on 16 November 1955 at age 64.3
     He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.3 He was awarded the Croix de Guerre.3 He was awarded the Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus of Italy.3 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1919.1 He held the office of Equerry in Ordinary to HRH The Prince of Wales between 1919 and 1936.3 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Indian Empire (C.I.E.) in 1922.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1925.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County of London.3 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Berkshire.3 He held the office of Equerry to HM King Edward VIII in 1936.3 He held the office of Equerry to HM King George VI between 1937 and 1946.3 He held the office of Master of the Household to HM King George VI between 1941 and 1952.3 He held the office of Extra Equerry to HM King George VI between 1946 and 1953.3 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1948.1 He held the office of Master of the Household to HM Queen Elizabeth II between 1952 and 1953.3 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1953.3

Child of Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Piers Walter Legh and Sarah Polk Bradford

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 832. 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]

Sarah Polk Bradford1

F, #36393, b. 5 March 1891, d. 17 October 1955
Last Edited=7 Apr 2015
Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Piers Legh,
and his wife, Sarah 2
     Sarah Polk Bradford was born on 5 March 1891 at Woodstock, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.3 She was the daughter of James C. Bradford and Sarah Polk Jones.1,3 She married, firstly, Hon. Alfred Thomas Shaughnessy, son of Thomas George Shaughnessy, 1st Baron Shaughnessy and Elizabeth Bridget Nagle, on 30 April 1912.4 She married, secondly, Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Piers Walter Legh, son of Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton and Evelyn Caroline Bromley Davenport, on 15 November 1920.1 She died on 17 October 1955 at age 64.1
     From 30 April 1912, her married name became Shaughnessy. Her married name became Legh.

Children of Sarah Polk Bradford and Hon. Alfred Thomas Shaughnessy

Child of Sarah Polk Bradford and Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Piers Walter Legh

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2889. 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. [S60] Charles and Hugh Brogan Mosley, editor, American Presidential Families (London, U.K.: Alan Sutton and Morris Genealogical Books, 1994), page 382. Hereinafter cited as American Presidential Families.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James C. Bradford1

M, #36394, b. 16 September 1852, d. 1914
Last Edited=7 Apr 2015
     James C. Bradford was born on 16 September 1852 at Jefferson County, Tennessee, U.S.A.2 He married Sarah Polk Jones, daughter of Cadwallader Jones and Sarah Polk.2 He died in 1914.2
     He held the office of Judge.1 He lived at Woodstock, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.G.1

Child of James C. Bradford and Sarah Polk Jones

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2889. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S60] Charles and Hugh Brogan Mosley, editor, American Presidential Families (London, U.K.: Alan Sutton and Morris Genealogical Books, 1994), page 382. Hereinafter cited as American Presidential Families.

Katherine Rae Chenevix-Trench1

F, #36395, b. 8 June 1964
Last Edited=27 Oct 2003
     Katherine Rae Chenevix-Trench was born on 8 June 1964.1 She is the daughter of Timothy Christopher John Chenevix-Trench and Penelope Mary Travers Walton.1 She married, firstly, Robert Neil Summers Slater, son of Robert Slater, in 1984.1 She and Robert Neil Summers Slater were divorced in February 1989.1 She married, secondly, Timothy Reilly on 6 July 1991.1
     From 1984, her married name became Slater.1 From 6 July 1991, her married name became Reilly.1 She lived in 1999 at 25 Aldebrooke Road, London, EnglandG.1

Child of Katherine Rae Chenevix-Trench and Robert Neil Summers Slater

Children of Katherine Rae Chenevix-Trench and Timothy Reilly

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


Norman Robert Colville1

M, #36396, b. 11 September 1893, d. 26 August 1974
Last Edited=15 Aug 2007
Consanguinity Index=3.13%
     Norman Robert Colville was born on 11 September 1893.1 He was the son of David Colville and Catherine Harvey Greenlees.2 He married, firstly, Marjorie Southworthe Edelston, daughter of Philip Edelston, on 10 November 1915.1 He married, secondly, André Manuela Alexandre Joaquina Bapst, daughter of Germain Bapst and Queta de Laski, on 14 July 1938.1 He married, thirdly, Diana Evelyn Legh, daughter of Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Piers Walter Legh and Sarah Polk Bradford, on 1 June 1951.2 He died on 26 August 1974 at age 80.2
     He was educated at Fettes School, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG.2 He was educated at Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.2 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.)1 He retired from the military in 1919, with the rank of Captain, late of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.1 He gained the rank of Group Commander in 1940 in the Home Guard.2 He held the office of High Sheriff of Cornwall between 1940 and 1941.1

Children of Norman Robert Colville and Marjorie Southworthe Edelston

Child of Norman Robert Colville and Diana Evelyn Legh

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 833. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

David Colville

M, #36397, b. 10 March 1860, d. 16 October 1916
Last Edited=15 Aug 2007
     David Colville was born on 10 March 1860.1 He was the son of David Colville and Janet Amelia Barr.2 He married Catherine Harvey Greenlees, daughter of Robert Greenlees and Janet Colville, on 18 August 1887.1 He died on 16 October 1916 at age 56.2
     He was educated at University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, ScotlandG.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Lanarkshire.1 He lived at Jerviston House, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, ScotlandG.3

Children of David Colville and Catherine Harvey Greenlees

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 833. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 791. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton1

M, #36398, b. 18 March 1857, d. 21 March 1942
Last Edited=7 Apr 2015
     Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton was born on 18 March 1857.1 He was the son of William John Legh, 1st Baron Newton and Emily Jane Wodehouse.1,2 He married Evelyn Caroline Bromley Davenport, daughter of William Bromley Davenport and Augusta Elizabeth Campbell, on 24 July 1880.1 He died on 21 March 1942 at age 85.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He was Attache, Diplomatic Service between 1880 and 1886.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Newton between 1886 and 1898.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baron Newton, of Newton-in-Makerfield, co. Lancaster [U.K., 1892] on 15 December 1898.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Lancashire Hussars Imperial Yeomanry.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Chehsire.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Cheshire.1 He was Paymaster-General between 1915 and 1916.1 He held the office of Assistant Under-Secretary, Foreign Affairs in 1916.1 He wrote the book Life of Lord Lyon.1

Children of Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton and Evelyn Caroline Bromley Davenport

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2889. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4021] E. M. Swinhoe, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 96th edition (London, U.K.: Shaw Publishing Company, 1938), page 906. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Peerage and Baroentage, 96th ed.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Evelyn Caroline Bromley Davenport

F, #36399, b. 13 September 1859, d. 13 September 1931
Last Edited=7 Apr 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Evelyn Caroline Bromley Davenport was born on 13 September 1859.1 She was the daughter of William Bromley Davenport and Augusta Elizabeth Campbell.2,3 She married Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton, son of William John Legh, 1st Baron Newton and Emily Jane Wodehouse, on 24 July 1880.2 She died on 13 September 1931 at age 72.2
     Her married name became Legh. After her marriage, Evelyn Caroline Bromley Davenport was styled as Lady Newton on 15 December 1898.

Children of Evelyn Caroline Bromley Davenport and Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 1, page 190. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2889. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 614. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

William Bromley Davenport1

M, #36400, b. 20 August 1821, d. 15 June 1884
Last Edited=17 Dec 2016
     William Bromley Davenport was born on 20 August 1821.1 He was the son of Reverend Walter Davenport Bromley and Caroline Barbara Gooch.2 He married Augusta Elizabeth Campbell, daughter of Walter Frederick Campbell, 5th of Islay and of Woodhall and Catherine Cole, on 6 July 1858.3 He died on 15 June 1884 at age 62.3
     He was given the name of William Bromley Davenport Bromley at birth.4 On 13 January 1868 his name was legally changed to William Bromley Davenport by Royal Licence.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.)3 He lived at Bagington Hall, Warwickshire, EnglandG.5 He lived at Capesthorne, Cheshire, EnglandG.4

Children of William Bromley Davenport and Augusta Elizabeth Campbell

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 614. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 1, page 190. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  3. [S40] L. G. Pine, Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed., page 362.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1846. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]