Hon. Eleanor Agnes Berry1

F, #45171, b. 6 May 1950
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     Hon. Eleanor Agnes Berry was born on 6 May 1950.1 She is the daughter of Hon. William Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell and Lady Pamela Margaret Elizabeth Smith.2
     She was educated at Wycombe Abbey SchoolG.1 She was educated at Sussex University, Brighton, Sussex, EnglandG.1 She was a novelist.1 She lived in 2003 at 21 River Mill Flats, 151 Grosvenor Road, London, EnglandG.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 674. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead1

M, #45172, b. 12 July 1872, d. 30 September 1930
Last Edited=7 Apr 2008
Frederick Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead2
     Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead was born on 12 July 1872 at Birkenhead, Cheshire, EnglandG.1 He was the son of Frederick Smith and Elizabeth Taylor.1 He married Margaret Eleanor Furneaux, daughter of Reverend Henry Furneaux, on 9 April 1901 at St. Giles, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He died on 30 September 1930 at age 58 at Grosvenor Gardens, London, EnglandG.1 He was buried on 4 October 1930 at Charlton, Northamptonshire, EnglandG.1
     He was educated between 1887 and 1891 at Birkenhead School, Birkenhead, Cheshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated between 1891 and 1895 at Wadham College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He was president of the Oxford Union Society in 1893.1 He graduated from Wadham College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, in 1894 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He was a Fellow and Lecturer in 1896 at Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He was a lecturer in 1897 at Oriel College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, in 1897 with a Bachelor of Civil Laws (B.C.L.)1 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, in 1897 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1 He was admitted to Gray's Inn in 1899 entitled to practise as a Barrister-at-Law.1 He was an extension lecturer in modern history in 1900 at Victoria University, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG.1 In 1903 he unsuccessfully stood for the Scotland Divison of Liverpool.1 In 1905 he unsuccessfully stood for the Walton Divison of Liverpool.1 He wrote the book International Law ... during the Ruso-Japanese War, published 1905, joint author.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Liverpool, Walton Division between 1906 and 1918.1 He was appointed King's Counsel (K.C.) in 1908.1 He held the office of Bencher of Gray's Inn in 1908.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 5 July 1911.1 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1915, where he served in France and was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the General Staff Officer, Indian Corps.1 He was appointed Knight in 1915.1 He held the office of Solicitor-General in 1915.1 He held the office of Attorney-General in 1915.1 He held the office of Attorney-General between 1916 and 1919.1 He wrote the book The Indian Corps in France, published 1917, joint author.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Liverpool, West Derby Division between 1918 and 1919.1 He was created 1st Baronet Smith [U.K.] on 24 January 1918.1 He held the office of Lord High Chancellor between 1919 and 1922.1 He was created 1st Baron Birkenhead, of Birkenhead, co. Chester [U.K.] on 3 February 1919.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Oxfordshire Yeomanry.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Laws (D.C.L.) by Durham University, Durham, County Durham, EnglandG, in 1921.1 He was created 1st Viscount Birkenhead [U.K.] on 15 June 1921.1 He held the office of High Steward of Oxford University in 1922.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Laws (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, in 1922.1 He held the office of Lord Rector of the University of Glasgow between 1922 and 1925.1 He was created 1st Earl of Birkenhead [U.K.] on 28 November 1922.1 He was created 1st Viscount Furneaux, of Charlton, co. Northampton [U.K.] on 28 November 1922.1 He held the office of Secretary of State for India between 1924 and 1928.1 He held the office of Lord Rector of Aberdeen University in 1927.1 He was a director of Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Company Ltd.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG, in 1928.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Commander, Order of the Star of India (G.C.S.I.) in 1928.1 He was a director of Tate and Lyle Ltd.1 He was a director of Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd.1

Children of Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead and Margaret Eleanor Furneaux

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 XIII, page 293. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  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. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XIII, page 294.
  4. [S34] BP1970 page 266. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  5. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Margaret Eleanor Furneaux1

F, #45173, d. 8 September 1968
Last Edited=7 Apr 2008
     Margaret Eleanor Furneaux was the daughter of Reverend Henry Furneaux.1 She married Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead, son of Frederick Smith and Elizabeth Taylor, on 9 April 1901 at St. Giles, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 She died on 8 September 1968.2
     Her married name became Smith. After her marriage, Margaret Eleanor Furneaux was styled as Lady Birkenhead on 3 February 1919. After her marriage, Margaret Eleanor Furneaux was styled as Viscountess Birkenhead on 15 June 1921. After her marriage, Margaret Eleanor Furneaux was styled as Countess of Birkenhead on 28 November 1922.

Children of Margaret Eleanor Furneaux and Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead

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 XIII, page 293. 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 681. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  3. [S34] BP1970 page 266. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XIII, page 294.

Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead1

M, #45174, b. 7 December 1907, d. 10 June 1975
Last Edited=29 Dec 2012
Frederick Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead, 1934 2
     Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead was born on 7 December 1907.1 He was the son of Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead and Margaret Eleanor Furneaux.1 He married Hon. Sheila Berry, daughter of William Ewart Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose and Mary Agnes Corns, on 1 May 1935.1 He died on 10 June 1975 at age 67.3
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He was styled as Viscount Furneaux between 1922 and 1930.1 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He was a Fellow at Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Earl of Birkenhead [U.K., 1922] on 30 September 1930.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Viscount Furneaux, of Charlton, co. Northampton [U.K., 1922] on 30 September 1930.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Viscount Birkenhead [U.K., 1921] on 30 September 1930.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baron Birkenhead, of Birkenhead, co. Chester [U.K., 1919] on 30 September 1930.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baronet Smith [U.K., 1918] on 30 September 1930.1 He wrote the book Frederick Edwin, 1st Earl of Birkenhead, The First Phase, published 1933.1 He wrote the book Frederick Edwin, 1st Earl of Birkenhead, The Last Phase, published 1935 (ASIN: B0006DGYMO).1 He wrote the book Strafford, published 1938.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary in 1938, to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.1 He held the office of Lord-in-Waiting to HM King George VI in 1938.1 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in 1938 in the 10th (Worcestershire and Oxfordshire Yeomanry) Field Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army).1

Children of Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead and Hon. Sheila Berry



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 XIII, page 294. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  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 681. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  4. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 9 August 2004. Hereinafter cited as The Times.

Hon. Rodney Mathias Berry1

M, #45175, b. 29 April 1917, d. 10 March 1963
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     Hon. Rodney Mathias Berry was born on 29 April 1917.1 He was the son of William Ewart Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose and Mary Agnes Corns.2 He married Susan Jenifer Fearnley-Whittingstall, daughter of William Arthur Fearnley-Whittingstall, on 4 January 1955.1 He died on 10 March 1963 at age 45.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Hertford College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Second World War, where he was wounded.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Royal Berkshire Regiment (Territorial Army).1 He was awarded the Territorial Decoration (T.D.)1 He was a director of Associated Iliffe Press.1 He adopted Emma Louise Berry.1

Child of Hon. Rodney Mathias Berry and Susan Jenifer Fearnley-Whittingstall

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 674. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Susan Jenifer Fearnley-Whittingstall1

F, #45176, d. 7 November 1998
Last Edited=11 Jul 2007
     Susan Jenifer Fearnley-Whittingstall was the daughter of William Arthur Fearnley-Whittingstall.2 She married, firstly, Hon. Rodney Mathias Berry, son of William Ewart Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose and Mary Agnes Corns, on 4 January 1955.1 She married, secondly, Henry Lambert Middleton, son of Lambert William Middleton and Lady Sybil Grey, on 8 January 1964.1 She and Henry Lambert Middleton were divorced in 1978.1 She died on 7 November 1998.1
     Susan Jenifer Fearnley-Whittingstall usually went by her middle name of Jenifer.3 Her married name became Berry. She adopted Emma Louise Berry.1 From 8 January 1964, her married name became Middleton.1

Child of Susan Jenifer Fearnley-Whittingstall and Hon. Rodney Mathias Berry

Child of Susan Jenifer Fearnley-Whittingstall and Henry Lambert Middleton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 674. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 1920. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

William Arthur Fearnley-Whittingstall1

M, #45177
Last Edited=11 Jul 2007
     William Arthur Fearnley-Whittingstall was appointed Queen's Counsel (Q.C.)1 He was awarded the Territorial Decoration (T.D.)1 He lived at The Old Manor House, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1

Child of William Arthur Fearnley-Whittingstall

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 674. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Col. Hon. Julian Berry1

M, #45178, b. 24 May 1920, d. 26 June 1988
Last Edited=29 Mar 2017
     Lt.-Col. Hon. Julian Berry was born on 24 May 1920.1 He was the son of William Ewart Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose and Mary Agnes Corns.2 He married Janet Frances Denise Rowan-Thomson, daughter of Major John Leslie Rowan-Thomson, on 31 July 1946.1 He died on 26 June 1988 at age 68 at Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.1,3
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was awarded the Chevalier, Order of Crossed Swords of Sweden.1 He was awarded the U.S. Bronze Star.1 He fought in the Cyprus Campaign.1 He was Lieutenant-Colonel of the Royal Horse Guards between 1958 and 1960.1 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1959.1 He was Colonel of the Household Cavalry and Silver Stick in Waiting in 1960.1 He retired from the military in 1964.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Hampshire in 1966.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Hon. Julian Berry and Janet Frances Denise Rowan-Thomson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 674. 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.

Janet Frances Denise Rowan-Thomson1

F, #45179, d. 13 June 2010
Last Edited=8 Nov 2010
     Janet Frances Denise Rowan-Thomson was the daughter of Major John Leslie Rowan-Thomson.2 She married Lt.-Col. Hon. Julian Berry, son of William Ewart Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose and Mary Agnes Corns, on 31 July 1946.1 She died on 13 June 2010.3
     She was in the Women's Royal Naval Service.1 Her married name became Berry. She lived in 2003 at The Old Rectory, Tunworth, Hampshire, EnglandG.1

Children of Janet Frances Denise Rowan-Thomson and Lt.-Col. Hon. Julian Berry

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 674. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 15 June 2010. Hereinafter cited as The Times.

Simon Ewert Berry1

M, #45180, b. 29 November 1955
Last Edited=21 Jul 2006
     Simon Ewert Berry was born on 29 November 1955.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Hon. Julian Berry and Janet Frances Denise Rowan-Thomson.2 He married Martha Davidson Sage, daughter of Louise Davidson Sage, in 1981.1 He and Martha Davidson Sage were divorced in 1997.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He lived in 2003 at The Old Rectory, Tunworth, Hampshire, EnglandG.1

Children of Simon Ewert Berry and Martha Davidson Sage

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 674. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]