George Lord1

M, #511961, b. 1811, d. 1899
Last Edited=6 Nov 2014
     George Lord was born in 1811 at Devon, England.2 He married Jane (?).2 He died in 1899.2
     He lived at 18 Richmond Street, Plymouth, Devon, England.1

Children of George Lord and Jane (?)

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Ann Lord1

F, #511962, b. circa 1832
Last Edited=6 Nov 2014
     Elizabeth Ann Lord was born circa 1832.2 She was the daughter of George Lord and Jane (?).3,2 She married William Edward Duke, son of Solomon Duke, on 20 June 1850.1
     From 20 June 1850, her married name became Duke.

Children of Elizabeth Ann Lord and William Edward Duke

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale1

M, #511963, b. 5 November 1855, d. 20 May 1939
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale was born on 5 November 1855.1 He was the son of William Edward Duke and Elizabeth Ann Lord.2 He married Sarah Shorland, daughter of John Shorland, in 1876.1 He died on 20 May 1939 at age 83.1
     He was admitted to Gray's Inn entitled to practise as a barrister.1 He held the office of Recorder of Plymouth between 1897 and 1900.1 He held the office of Recorder of Devonport between 1897 and 1914.1 He was appointed Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) in 1899.1 He held the office of Bencher of Gray's Inn in 1899.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Plymouth between 1900 and 1906.1 He was arbitrator of joint appointment of GWR Company and its employees under Railway Conciliation Scheme in 1907.1 He held the office of Treasurer of Gray's Inn in 1908.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Exeter between 1910 and 1918.1 He held the office of Attorney-General in 1915.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1915.1 He was chairman of the Royal Commission on Defence of the Realm Losses in 1915.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] in 1916.1 He held the office of Chief Secretary [Ireland] between 1916 and 1918.1 He was appointed Knight in 1918.1 He held the office of Lord Justice of Appeal between 1918 and 1919.1 He held the office of President of Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division, High Court between 1919 and 1933.1 He was created 1st Baron Merrivale, of Walkhampton, co. Devon [U.K.] on 19 January 1925.2 He held the office of Chairman of the Quarter Sessions, Devon in 1927.1

Children of Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale and Sarah Shorland

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

John Shorland1

M, #511964
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     John Shorland lived at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.1

Child of John Shorland

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sarah Shorland1

F, #511965, d. 1914
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     Sarah Shorland was the daughter of John Shorland.2 She married Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale, son of William Edward Duke and Elizabeth Ann Lord, in 1876.1 She died in 1914.1
     From 1876, her married name became Duke.

Children of Sarah Shorland and Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Edward Duke, 2nd Baron Merrivale1

M, #511966, b. 22 May 1883, d. 8 June 1951
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     Edward Duke, 2nd Baron Merrivale was born on 22 May 1883.1 He was the son of Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale and Sarah Shorland.2 He married, firstly, Odette Roger, daughter of Edmond Roger, in 1912.1 He and Odette Roger were divorced in 1939.1 He married, secondly, Meta Therese Amelia Wolczon, daughter of Joseph Herman Wolczon, on 5 April 1939.1 He died on 8 June 1951 at age 68.1
     He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1902.1 He was educated at Dulwich College, Dulwich, London, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Neuchâtel University, Neuchâtel, SwitzerlandG.1 He was admitted to Gray's Inn in 1908 entitled to practise as a barrister.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the Devonshire Regiment.1 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1918.1 He held the office of President of Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division, High Court between 1919 and 1933.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Devon.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baron Merrivale, of Walkhampton, co. Devon [U.K., 1925] on 20 May 1939.1 He held the office of Deputy Chairman of the Quarter Sessions, Devon in 1947.1

Children of Edward Duke, 2nd Baron Merrivale and Odette Roger

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hon. Violet Duke1

F, #511967, d. 8 May 1958
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     Hon. Violet Duke was the daughter of Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale and Sarah Shorland.2 She married, firstly, Major Frederick John Stockham Davis in 1912.1 She married, secondly, Reverend Marcus Ethelbert Atlay in 1922.1 She died on 8 May 1958.1
     From 1912, her married name became Davis. From 1922, her married name became Atlay.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Major Frederick John Stockham Davis1

M, #511968, d. 4 November 1918
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     Major Frederick John Stockham Davis married Hon. Violet Duke, daughter of Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale and Sarah Shorland, in 1912.1 He died on 4 November 1918, on active service.1
     He was Devonshire Regiment.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Edmond Roger1

M, #511969
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     Edmond Roger lived at Paris, France.1

Child of Edmond Roger

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Odette Roger1

F, #511970
Last Edited=1 Nov 2014
     Odette Roger is the daughter of Edmond Roger.2 She married Edward Duke, 2nd Baron Merrivale, son of Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale and Sarah Shorland, in 1912.1 She and Edward Duke, 2nd Baron Merrivale were divorced in 1939.1
     From 1912, her married name became Duke.

Children of Odette Roger and Edward Duke, 2nd Baron Merrivale

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2668. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]