Elizabeth Merriman1

F, #59681
Last Edited=2 Aug 2003
     Elizabeth Merriman is the daughter of Hugh Humphrey Merriman.1 She married William Hugh Amherst Cecil, 4th Baron Amherst of Hackney, son of William Alexander Evering Cecil, 3rd Baron Amherst of Hackney and Margaret Eirene Clifton Brown, on 30 March 1965.1
     Her married name became Cecil. After her marriage, Elizabeth Merriman was styled as Lady Amherst of Hackney on 22 July 1980.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 67. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

John Charles Ferdinand Harold Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 5th Baron Acton of Aldenham1

M, #59682, b. 16 August 1966
Last Edited=29 Jan 2011
     John Charles Ferdinand Harold Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 5th Baron Acton of Aldenham was born on 16 August 1966.1 He is the son of Richard Gerald Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 4th Baron Acton of Aldenham and Hilary Juliet Sarah Cookson.1 He married Lucinda A. F. Percival, daughter of Brigadier James Percival, on 7 February 1998.2
     He was educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He succeeded as the 5th Baron Acton of Aldenham, co. Shropshire [U.K., 1869] on 10 October 2010.3 He succeeded as the 12th Baronet Acton, of Aldenham [Aldenham Hall, in Morville], Shropshire [E., 1644] on 10 October 2010.3

Citations

  1. [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 10. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Lady Pamela Lemina Gordon1

F, #59683, b. 17 December 1941
Last Edited=20 May 2014
     Lady Pamela Lemina Gordon was born on 17 December 1941.1 She is the daughter of Douglas Charles Lindsey Gordon, 12th Marquess of Huntly and Hon. Mary Pamela Berry.1 She married Hon. Ian Harry Calthorpe Lawson Johnston, son of Ian St. John Lawson Johnston, 2nd Baron Luke and Barbara Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, on 4 April 1970.1
     Lady Pamela Lemina Gordon usually went by her middle name of Lemina.1 From 4 April 1970, her married name became Lawson Johnston.1 She lived in 2003 at Coldstone House, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Children of Lady Pamela Lemina Gordon and Hon. Ian Harry Calthorpe Lawson Johnston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2014. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lord Adam Granville Gordon1

M, #59684, b. 1 March 1909, d. 5 July 1984
Last Edited=24 Apr 2017
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Lord Adam Gordon 2
     Lord Adam Granville Gordon was born on 1 March 1909.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Granville Cecil Douglas Gordon and Violet Ida Streatfeild.1 He married Pamela Bowhill, daughter of Alexander Herriot Bowhill of Inchmarlo, on 12 June 1947.1 He died on 5 July 1984 at age 75.1,2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 On 20 November 1937 he was granted the rank of a marquess's younger son.1 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of Major in the Royal Artillery (Territorial Army).1 He was appointed Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.) in 1945.1 He held the office of Comptroller of the Household to HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother between 1953 and 1974.1 He was admitted to the Royal Company of Archers.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1960.1

Children of Lord Adam Granville Gordon and Pamela Bowhill

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2014. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [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.

Pamela Bowhill1

F, #59685, d. 2004
Last Edited=7 Jan 2009
     Pamela Bowhill was the daughter of Alexander Herriot Bowhill of Inchmarlo.1 She married Lord Adam Granville Gordon, son of Lt.-Col. Granville Cecil Douglas Gordon and Violet Ida Streatfeild, on 12 June 1947.1 She died in 2004.2
     Her married name became Gordon. She lived in 2003 at Hethersett, Littleworth Cross, Seale, Surrey, EnglandG.1

Children of Pamela Bowhill and Lord Adam Granville Gordon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2014. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1116] John Rees, "re: Pamela Gordon," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 20 June 2004. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pamela Gordon."


Alexander Herriot Bowhill of Inchmarlo1

M, #59686
Last Edited=7 Jan 2009
     Alexander Herriot Bowhill of Inchmarlo was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1 He lived at Banchory, Kincardineshire, ScotlandG.1

Child of Alexander Herriot Bowhill of Inchmarlo

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2014. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Anne Vesey1

F, #59687, b. 22 August 1914, d. 6 January 1997
Last Edited=8 Jan 2009
     Anne Vesey was born on 22 August 1914.1 She was the daughter of Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Osbert Eustace Vesey and Dorothy Strachen.1 She married Major Lord Roderic Armyne Gordon, son of Lt.-Col. Granville Cecil Douglas Gordon and Violet Ida Streatfeild, on 7 January 1937.1 She and Major Lord Roderic Armyne Gordon were divorced in 1949.1 She died on 6 January 1997 at age 82.1
     Her married name became Gordon.

Children of Anne Vesey and Major Lord Roderic Armyne Gordon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1118. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Osbert Eustace Vesey1

M, #59688, b. 20 February 1884, d. 20 July 1957
Last Edited=30 May 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Osbert Eustace Vesey was born on 20 February 1884.1 He was the son of Captain Hon. Eustace Vesey and Hon. Constance Mary Lawley.1 He married Dorothy Strachen, daughter of William Morison Strachen, on 3 February 1910.1 He died on 20 July 1957 at age 73.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 On 14 April 1904 he was granted the rank of a viscount's younger son.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches three times.1 He was awarded the Chevalier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.1 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1919.1 He was admitted to Gentlemen-at-Ams in 1922.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1950.1 He was appointed Commander, Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) in 1953.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1956.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Osbert Eustace Vesey and Dorothy Strachen

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1117. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Dorothy Strachen1

F, #59689, d. 24 June 1961
Last Edited=30 May 2008
     Dorothy Strachen was the daughter of William Morison Strachen.1 She married Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Osbert Eustace Vesey, son of Captain Hon. Eustace Vesey and Hon. Constance Mary Lawley, on 3 February 1910.1 She died on 24 June 1961.1
     Her married name became Vesey.

Children of Dorothy Strachen and Lt.-Col. Hon. Sir Osbert Eustace Vesey

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1117. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Morison Strachen1

M, #59690
Last Edited=30 May 2008
     William Morison Strachen lived at Strood Park, Horsham, Sussex, EnglandG.1

Child of William Morison Strachen

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1117. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]