Walter Thomas Layton, 1st Baron Layton1

M, #460821, b. 15 March 1884, d. 14 February 1966
Last Edited=1 Oct 2013
     Walter Thomas Layton, 1st Baron Layton was born on 15 March 1884.1 He was the son of Alfred John Layton and Mary Johnson.2 He married Eleanor Dorothea Osmaston, daughter of Francis Plumptre Beresford Osmaston and Eleanor Margaret Field, on 2 April 1910.1 He died on 14 February 1966 at age 81.1
     He was educated at King's College School, Wimbledon, London, England.1 He was educated at Westminster City School, Westminster, London, England.1 He graduated from University College London, London, England, in 1904 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1907 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was Newmarch Lecturer between 1909 and 1912 at University College London, London, England.1 He was a Fellow between 1909 and 1914 at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1911 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He was a lecturer in economics in 1912 at Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1917.1 He was a member of the Munitions Council between 1917 and 1918.1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of St. Stanislas of Russia.1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus of Italy.1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of the Crown of Italy.1 He was decorated with the award of the Legion of Honour.1 He was invested as a Companion of Honour (C.H.) in 1919.1 He was editor of The Economist between 1922 and 1928.1 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1930.1 He was chairman of News Chronicle between 1930 and 1950.1 He wrote the book Dorothy – A Memoir of Lady Layton.1 He wrote the book An Introduction to the Study of Prices, Relation of Capital and Labour.1 He was chairman of The Star between 1936 and 1950.1 He was Director-General of Programmes, Ministry of Supply between 1940 and 1942.1 He was Chief Advisor, Programmes and Planning, Ministry of Production between 1942 and 1943.1 He was chairman of The Economist between 1944 and 1963.1 He was created 1st Baron Layton, of Danehill, co. Sussex [U.K.] on 16 January 1947.1

Children of Walter Thomas Layton, 1st Baron Layton and Eleanor Dorothea Osmaston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2267. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Kythé Caroline Wright1

F, #460822, d. May 1834
Last Edited=2 Oct 2011
     Kythé Caroline Wright was the daughter of John Smith Wright and Lydia Gray.2 She married Sir Francis Alexander Mackenzie of Gairloch, 5th Bt., son of Sir Hector Mackenzie of Gairloch, 4th Bt. and Christian Henderson, on 10 August 1829 at St. James' Church, Westminster, London, England.2,3 She died in May 1834.2
      From 10 August 1829, her married name became Mackenzie.2

Children of Kythé Caroline Wright and Sir Francis Alexander Mackenzie of Gairloch, 5th Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2047. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [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 1939. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.
  3. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lydia Gray1

F, #460823, d. 10 April 1820
Last Edited=12 Dec 2010
     Lydia Gray was the daughter of Edward Gray.1 She married John Smith Wright, son of Thomas Wright and Mary Smith, on 10 January 1811.1 She died on 10 April 1820.1
      From 10 January 1811, her married name became Wright.1

Children of Lydia Gray and John Smith Wright

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 1939. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

Edward Gray1

M, #460824
Last Edited=12 Dec 2010
     Edward Gray lived at Harringay, London, England.1

Child of Edward Gray

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 1939. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

Mary Nevill Wright1

F, #460825
Last Edited=12 Dec 2010
     Mary Nevill Wright is the daughter of John Smith Wright and Lydia Gray.1 She married Jesse David Watts-Russell, son of Jesse Watts-Russell and Mary Watts, on 4 June 1835.1
      From 4 June 1835, her married name became Watts-Russell.1

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 1939. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.


Sir Sitwell Sitwell, 1st Bt.1

M, #460826, b. September 1769, d. 14 July 1811
Last Edited=27 Jan 2013
     Sir Sitwell Sitwell, 1st Bt. was born in September 1769.1 He was the son of Francis Sitwell and Mary Warneford.2 He married, firstly, Alice Parke, daughter of Thomas Parke, on 1 August 1791.1 He married, secondly, Sarah Caroline Stovin, daughter of James Stovin, on 23 July 1798.1 He died on 14 July 1811 at age 41.1 He died on 2 November 1860 at age 91), youngest daughter of James Stovin, of Whitgift Hall.1
     He was Member of Parliament (M.P.) W , High Sheriff Derbys 1807 Looe 1796.1 He lived Renishaw.1 He was Yorkshire.1 He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.) Derbys.1 He gained the title of 1st Baronet Sitwell. He was also known as Sitwell Hurt.1 On 3 October 1808 so created.1 He was Anne Elizabeth, married General Sir Frederick Stovin, Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) (died 16 Aug 1865), and died 3 April 1856): in 1815.1

Children of Sir Sitwell Sitwell, 1st Bt. and Alice Parke

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3635. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sarah Caroline Stovin1

F, #460827, d. 2 November 1860
Last Edited=12 Dec 2010
     Sarah Caroline Stovin was the daughter of James Stovin.1 She married, firstly, Sir Sitwell Sitwell, 1st Bt., son of Francis Sitwell and Mary Warneford, on 23 July 1798.1 She married, secondly, John Smith Wright, son of Thomas Wright and Mary Smith, on 19 August 1821.1 She died on 2 November 1860.1
      From 23 July 1798, her married name became Sitwell.1 From 19 August 1821, her married name became Wright.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3635. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Alice Parke1

F, #460828, d. 3 May 1797
Last Edited=27 Jan 2013
     Alice Parke was the daughter of Thomas Parke.2 She married Sir Sitwell Sitwell, 1st Bt., son of Francis Sitwell and Mary Warneford, on 1 August 1791.1 She died on 3 May 1797.1
      From 1 August 1791, her married name became Sitwell.1

Children of Alice Parke and Sir Sitwell Sitwell, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3635. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Stovin1

M, #460829
Last Edited=12 Dec 2010
     James Stovin lived at Whitgift Hall, Yorkshire, England.1

Child of James Stovin

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3635. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mary Nevill Wright1

F, #460830, d. 25 November 1784
Last Edited=12 Dec 2010
     Mary Nevill Wright was the daughter of Thomas Wright and Mary Smith.1 She died on 25 November 1784.1

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 1939. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.