Valerie Ernestine Willis1

F, #561631
Last Edited=17 Jul 2016
     Valerie Ernestine Willis is the daughter of Robert William Gaspard Willis.2 She married Hon. Simon David Rollo, son of Major John Eric Henry Rollo, 12th Lord Rollo of Duncrub and Lily Marie Seiflow, on 8 August 1964.1
     From 8 August 1964, her married name became Rollo.

Children of Valerie Ernestine Willis and Hon. Simon David Rollo

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3385. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Michelle Leila Rollo1

F, #561632, b. 26 January 1971
Last Edited=17 Jul 2016
     Michelle Leila Rollo was born on 26 January 1971.1 She is the daughter of Hon. Simon David Rollo and Valerie Ernestine Willis.2 She married Jan Smets, son of Guy Smets.3
     She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Hons).1 She lived in 2003 at 60 Rue Victor Lefevre, Brussels, Belgium.1

Children of Michelle Leila Rollo and Jan Smets

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3385. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Dominique Ruth Rollo1

F, #561633, b. 8 July 1977
Last Edited=5 Aug 2012
     Dominique Ruth Rollo was born on 8 July 1977.1 She is the daughter of Hon. Simon David Rollo and Valerie Ernestine Willis.2
     She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Hons).1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3385. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Cyril Wood1

M, #561634
Last Edited=30 May 2012

Child of Cyril Wood

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Dorothy Anne Wood1

F, #561635
Last Edited=24 Jul 2016
     Dorothy Anne Wood is the daughter of Cyril Wood.2 She married, firstly, Jonathan Burn-Forti.1 She married, secondly, Nicholas Geoffrey Rootes, 3rd Baron Rootes, son of William Geoffrey Rootes, 2nd Baron Rootes and Marian Haytor, on 29 March 1976.1
     Her married name became Burn-Forti.1 From 29 March 1976, her married name became Rootes. After her marriage, Dorothy Anne Wood was styled as Lady Rootes in 1992.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Edward Aylwyn Rootes1

M, #561636, d. 26 March 1929
Last Edited=24 Jul 2016
     Edward Aylwyn Rootes died on 26 March 1929.1
     He was an engineer.1 Engr.1

Child of Edward Aylwyn Rootes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Rootes1

M, #561637, b. 11 June 1869, d. 24 January 1955
Last Edited=24 Jul 2016
     William Rootes was born on 11 June 1869.1 He was the son of Edward Aylwyn Rootes.2 He married Jennie Catt, daughter of William Catt, on 3 September 1892.1 He died on 24 January 1955 at age 85.1
     He was educated at Kendal School, Gouldhurst, Kent, England.1 He lived at Hawkhurst, Kent, England.1

Children of William Rootes and Jennie Catt

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Catt1

M, #561638
Last Edited=24 Jul 2016
     William Catt lived at Brede, Sussex, England.1

Child of William Catt

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Jennie Catt1

F, #561639, d. 25 June 1908
Last Edited=24 Jul 2016
     Jennie Catt was the daughter of William Catt.2 She married William Rootes, son of Edward Aylwyn Rootes, on 3 September 1892.1 She died on 25 June 1908.1
     From 3 September 1892, her married name became Rootes.

Children of Jennie Catt and William Rootes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes1

M, #561640, b. 17 August 1894, d. 12 December 1964
Last Edited=24 Jul 2016
     William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes was born on 17 August 1894.1 He was the son of William Rootes and Jennie Catt.2 He married, firstly, Nora Press, daughter of Horace Press, on 15 March 1916.1 He and Nora Press were divorced in 1951.1 He married, secondly, Ruby Joy Ann Duff, daughter of Captain Gordon Duff, in 1951.2 He died on 12 December 1964 at age 70.1
     He was educated at Cranbrook School, Cranbrook, Kent, England.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He was member of the BOT Advisory Council between 1931 and 1934.1 He was director of Humber Ltd, Hillman Motor Car Company, Sunbeam-Talbot Ltd, Singer Motors, Rootes (Scotland) Ltd, Commer Cars, Karrier Motors, Thrupp and Maberley, British Light Steel Pressings and Tilling Stevens.1 He was member of the BOT Advisory Council between 1939 and 1940.1 He was chairman of Motor Vehicles Maintenance Advisory and Supply Council, Ministry of Supply between 1941 and 1942.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1942.1 He was chairman of Rootes Motors Ltd, and Rootes Ltd.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1955.1 He was created 1st Baron Rootes, of Ramsbury, co. Wilts [U.K.] on 16 February 1959.1

Children of William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes and Nora Press

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]