Daphne Marjory Hilda Birt1

F, #413651
Last Edited=14 Jan 2010
     Daphne Marjory Hilda Birt is the daughter of William George Birt.1 She married, firstly, Sir Henry Charles Serrell Priestley Edwards, 4th Bt., son of Sir Henry Coster Lea Edwards, 2nd Bt. and Laura Selina Clark, on 26 April 1935.1 She married, secondly, Leonard Mallett in 1972.1
     From 26 April 1935, her married name became Edwards.1 From 1972, her married name became Mallett.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1276. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Leith-Hay1

F, #413652
Last Edited=27 Sep 2010
     Elizabeth Leith-Hay was the daughter of General Alexander Leith-Hay of Rannes and Mary Forbes.2 She married Alexander Forbes of Blackford, son of John Forbes of Blackford and Anna Margaretta Gregory.1 She died, without issue.1
     Her married name became Forbes.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1461. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

John Forbes1

M, #413653, b. 1653, d. 1726
Last Edited=27 Sep 2010
     John Forbes was born in 1653.1 He was the son of Alexander Forbes of Auquorthies and Anna Seton.1 He married Barbara Skene.1 He died in 1726.1
     He lived at Lethenty, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1 He lived at Auquorthies, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Child of John Forbes and Barbara Skene

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1461. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Leith1

M, #413654
Last Edited=27 Sep 2010
     John Leith is the son of William Leith.1
     He held the office of Ambassador of England in 1412.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1460. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Agnes Irvine1

F, #413655
Last Edited=27 Sep 2010
     Agnes Irvine is the daughter of unknown Irvine of Drum.1 She married 4th Baron of Balquhain.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1460. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Arthur Herbert Posden Burn1,2

M, #413656, b. 30 June 1892, d. 30 October 1914
Last Edited=4 Dec 2013
     Arthur Herbert Posden Burn was born on 30 June 1892 at London, EnglandG.1,3 He was the son of Colonel Sir Charles Rosedew Forbes-Leith of Fyvie, 1st Bt. and Hon. Ethel Louise Forbes-Leith.4 He died on 30 October 1914 at age 22 at Chateau Hollebeke, Ypres, BelgiumG, killed in action.1,3
     He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Dragoons.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1461. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S259] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online http://www.cwgc.org. Hereinafter cited as Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
  3. [S4980] Re: Pelham Burn Family, "re: Pelham Burn Family," e-mail message to Lucy Blow, 5 November 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pelham Burn Family."
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Robert Ian Algernon Forbes-Leith of Fyvie, 2nd Bt.1

M, #413657, b. 27 December 1902, d. 17 March 1973
Last Edited=4 Dec 2013
     Sir Robert Ian Algernon Forbes-Leith of Fyvie, 2nd Bt. was born on 27 December 1902 at Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1,2 He was the son of Colonel Sir Charles Rosedew Forbes-Leith of Fyvie, 1st Bt. and Hon. Ethel Louise Forbes-Leith.3 He married Ruth Avis Barnett, daughter of Edward George Barnett, on 23 February 1927 at St. Margaret's, Westminster, London, EnglandG.1,2 He died on 17 March 1973 at age 70 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1,2
     Sir Robert Ian Algernon Forbes-Leith of Fyvie, 2nd Bt. usually went by his middle name of Ian.1 He was given the name of Robert Ian Algernon Burn at birth.2 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 Between 1926 and 1927 his name was legally changed to Robert Ian Algernon Forbes-Leith.2 He succeeded as the 2nd Baronet Burn, of Jessfield, near Edinburgh, co. Midlothian [U.K., 1923] on 2 November 1930.1 He was admitted to the Royal Company of Archers.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 14th BAttalion, London Regiment (London Scottish).1 He held the office of Member of the Aberdeen City Council in 1938.1 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of Major in the Royal Artillery.1 He gained the rank of Pilot Officer in the Auxiliary Air Force.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Aberdeenshire in 1945.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Aberdeenshire in 1946.1 He was appointed Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.) in 1946.1 He held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire between 1953 and 1959.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire between 1959 and 1973.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for City of Aberdeen in 1964.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1 He was appointed Knight in 1972.1

Children of Sir Robert Ian Algernon Forbes-Leith of Fyvie, 2nd Bt. and Ruth Avis Barnett

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1461. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4980] Re: Pelham Burn Family, "re: Pelham Burn Family," e-mail message to Lucy Blow, 5 November 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pelham Burn Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lorna Marsalie Forbes-Leith1

F, #413658, b. 21 September 1893
Last Edited=7 Apr 2011
     Lorna Marsalie Forbes-Leith was born on 21 September 1893 at Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.2 She was the daughter of Colonel Sir Charles Rosedew Forbes-Leith of Fyvie, 1st Bt. and Hon. Ethel Louise Forbes-Leith.3 She married, firstly, Captain Conyers Frederick Woodroffe Laing on 4 November 1916.1 She and Captain Conyers Frederick Woodroffe Laing were divorced in 1933.1 She married, secondly, Lt.-Col. George Edward Redvers Prior, son of Maj.-Gen. J. E. H. Prior, on 9 June 1933.1
     From 4 November 1916, her married name became Laing. From 9 June 1933, her married name became Prior.1

Children of Lorna Marsalie Forbes-Leith and Captain Conyers Frederick Woodroffe Laing

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1461. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4980] Re: Pelham Burn Family, "re: Pelham Burn Family," e-mail message to Lucy Blow, 5 November 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pelham Burn Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Captain Conyers Frederick Woodroffe Laing1

M, #413659
Last Edited=6 Nov 2010
     Captain Conyers Frederick Woodroffe Laing married Lorna Marsalie Forbes-Leith, daughter of Colonel Sir Charles Rosedew Forbes-Leith of Fyvie, 1st Bt. and Hon. Ethel Louise Forbes-Leith, on 4 November 1916.1 He and Lorna Marsalie Forbes-Leith were divorced in 1933.1
     He gained the rank of Captain in the Devon Regiment.1

Children of Captain Conyers Frederick Woodroffe Laing and Lorna Marsalie Forbes-Leith

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1461. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S4980] Re: Pelham Burn Family, "re: Pelham Burn Family," e-mail message to Lucy Blow, 5 November 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pelham Burn Family."

Charles Douglas Conyers Laing1

M, #413660, b. 26 September 1918, d. 8 October 1981
Last Edited=15 May 2017
     Charles Douglas Conyers Laing was born on 26 September 1918 at Hartwell House, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.1 He was the son of Captain Conyers Frederick Woodroffe Laing and Lorna Marsalie Forbes-Leith.2 He died on 8 October 1981 at age 63 at London, England.3
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the Devon Regiment.1 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1944.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1461. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.