Hon. Alice Moore Bruce1

F, #43181, b. 1867, d. 4 November 1951
Last Edited=17 Jan 2011
     Hon. Alice Moore Bruce was born in 1867. She was the daughter of Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare of Duffryn and Norah Creina Blanche Napier.1 She died on 4 November 1951, unmarried.1
     She graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Captain Hon. Henry Lyndhurst Bruce1

M, #43182, b. 25 May 1881, d. 14 December 1914
Last Edited=17 Jan 2011
     Captain Hon. Henry Lyndhurst Bruce was born on 25 May 1881.1 He was the son of Major Henry Campbell Bruce, 2nd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn and Constance Mary Beckett.1,2 He married Camilla Antoinette Clifford, daughter of Reynold Clifford, on 11 October 1906 at Registry Office, Hanover Square, London, England.1,3 He died on 14 December 1914 at age 33 at Ypres, Belgium, killed in action.2,3 His will (dated at £37,564 gross, and £3,284 net) was probated in February 1915.3
     He was educated in 1894 at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England.3 He matriculated at New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1899.3 He gained the rank of Captain in 1906 in the service of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots.1,3 He fought in the First World War.

Child of Captain Hon. Henry Lyndhurst Bruce and Camilla Antoinette Clifford

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 I, page 14. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  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 2. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Camilla Antoinette Clifford1

F, #43183, d. 28 June 1971
Last Edited=17 Aug 2003
     Camilla Antoinette Clifford was the daughter of Reynold Clifford.1 She married, firstly, Captain Hon. Henry Lyndhurst Bruce, son of Major Henry Campbell Bruce, 2nd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn and Constance Mary Beckett, on 11 October 1906 at Registry Office, Hanover Square, London, England.1,2 She married, secondly, Brigadier John Meredyth Jones Evans, son of Colonel Owen Lloyd Jones Evans, on 9 August 1917 at St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London, England.3,2 She died on 28 June 1971.3
     She was Gibbs writes that she "was a 'Gibson' girl on the vaudeville stage i.e., a young woman chosen because her features recalled the type of female beauty which the American artist Gibson affects in his work.1 From 11 October 1906, her married name became Bruce. From 9 August 1917, her married name became Evans.
     Gibbs also writes that "she was a Scandinavian steerage imigrant to Nova Scotia, and ... then known as 'Ottersen' ", although he is not sure of the authority of this claim.1

Child of Camilla Antoinette Clifford and Brigadier John Meredyth Jones Evans

Child of Camilla Antoinette Clifford and Captain Hon. Henry Lyndhurst Bruce

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 I, page 14. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [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 2. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Reynold Clifford1

M, #43184, d. before 11 October 1906
Last Edited=24 Feb 2003
     Reynold Clifford died before 11 October 1906.1
      He was "of independent means."1

Child of Reynold Clifford

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 I, page 14. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Brigadier John Meredyth Jones Evans1

M, #43185, d. 20 July 1957
Last Edited=17 Aug 2003
     Brigadier John Meredyth Jones Evans was the son of Colonel Owen Lloyd Jones Evans. He married Camilla Antoinette Clifford, daughter of Reynold Clifford, on 9 August 1917 at St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London, England.1,2 He died on 20 July 1957.
     He gained the rank of Brigadier in the service of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers.1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.).1

Child of Brigadier John Meredyth Jones Evans and Camilla Antoinette Clifford

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [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 2. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]


Colonel Owen Lloyd Jones Evans

M, #43186
Last Edited=17 Aug 2003
     Colonel Owen Lloyd Jones Evans lived at Broom Hall, Caernarvonshire, Wales.

Child of Colonel Owen Lloyd Jones Evans

Margaret Bruce1

F, #43187, b. 13 August 1909, d. 18 August 1909
Last Edited=17 Jan 2011
     Margaret Bruce was born on 13 August 1909.1 She was the daughter of Captain Hon. Henry Lyndhurst Bruce and Camilla Antoinette Clifford.1 She died on 18 August 1909.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Clarence Napier Bruce, 3rd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn1

M, #43188, b. 2 August 1885, d. 4 October 1957
Last Edited=17 Jan 2011
Clarence Bruce, 3rd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn 2
     Clarence Napier Bruce, 3rd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn was born on 2 August 1885.1,3 He was the son of Major Henry Campbell Bruce, 2nd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn and Constance Mary Beckett.1 He married, firstly, Margaret Bethune Black, daughter of Adam Black and Mary Smith, on 12 December 1912.1 He married, secondly, Griselda Harriet Violet Finetta Georgina Hervey, daughter of Dudley Francis Amelius Hervey and Griselda Mary Theophila Campbell, on 12 September 1957.3 He died on 4 October 1957 at age 72 at Yugoslavia, killed in a car accident.3 He was buried on 8 October 1957 at Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales.3
     He was educated in 1898 at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England.1,3 He matriculated at New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1903.1,3 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1911 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Glamorgan Yeomanry.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Temporary Lieutenant in the service of the 2nd Life Guards, HQ 61st Division and Guards MG Regiment.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1919.1 In rackets he was the British amateur champion 1922 and 1931, and 10 times doubles champion, in the U.S.A. he was doubles champion 1928 and 1930, and in Canada he was singles champion 1928 and 1930, doubles champion 1930, as well as being the British Isles open champion in 1931.1 He wrote the book First Steps to Rackets, published 1926, with E.B. Noel.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn, co. Glamorgan [U.K., 1873] on 20 February 1929. In tennis he was the British Isles open champion 1932 and 1938, and in the U.S.A. he was the amateur champion in 1930.1 He gained the rank of honorary Colonel between 1930 and 1952 in the service of the 77 (subsequently 282) (Welsh) Heavy AA Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army).1 He was a member of the Miner's Welfare Committee between 1931 and 1946.1 He was a member of the International Olympic Committee Executive between 1931 and 1951.1 He wrote the book Rackets, Squash Rackets, Tennis, Fives and Badminton, published 1933. [editor]1 He was Chairman of the National Advisory Council for Physical Training and Recreation between 1936 and 1939.1 He was a member of the National Youth Committee, Board of Education between 1939 and 1942.1 He gained the rank of Major between 1939 and 1945 in the service of the 11th Battalion, Surrey Home Guard.1 He was a member of the Joint Committee of the Order of St. Johns of Jerusalem and the British Red Cross Society.1 He was President of the British POWs (Books and Games Fund) between 1942 and 1946.1 He was President of the Five Million Club (children's playgrounds) between 1942 and 1951.1 He was a member of the Queen's Institute of District Nursing in 1944.1 He was a member of the International Congress on Physical Education, Recreation and Rehabilitation in 1947.1 He was an honorary advisor the the Arthur J. Rank Organisation on Children's Cinema Clubs in 1948.1 He was a member of the Organising Committee for the 1948 London Olympic Games in 1948.1 He was Chairman of the International Congress on Physical Education in 1948.1 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1949.1 He was a member of the National Trust and Standing Conference on National Voluntary Youth Organisations.1 He held the office of President of the Welsh National School of Medicine.1 He held the office of President of the University of Wales.1 He held the office of President of the New College Society between 1952 and 1953.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Wales, Wales, in 1953.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1954.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Children of Clarence Napier Bruce, 3rd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn and Margaret Bethune Black

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 9. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  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. [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 2. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  5. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Margaret Bethune Black1

F, #43189, d. 8 February 1950
Last Edited=30 Apr 2008
     Margaret Bethune Black was the daughter of Adam Black and Mary Smith.1,2 She married Clarence Napier Bruce, 3rd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn, son of Major Henry Campbell Bruce, 2nd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn and Constance Mary Beckett, on 12 December 1912.1 She died on 8 February 1950.1
      Margaret Bethune Black also went by the nick-name of Betty. From 12 December 1912, her married name became Bruce. As a result of her marriage, Margaret Bethune Black was styled as Baroness Aberdare of Duffryn on 20 February 1929.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 9. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [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 2. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Adam Black1

M, #43190
Last Edited=28 Mar 2003

Child of Adam Black and Mary Smith

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 9. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]