Sarah Benedict Brown1

F, #64731, b. 12 November 1818, d. 19 August 1902
Last Edited=5 Feb 2011
     Sarah Benedict Brown was born on 12 November 1818.2 She was the daughter of James Brown and Louisa Kirkland Benedict.1,2 She married Alexander Brown, son of Sir William Brown, 1st Bt. and Sarah Gihon, on 19 December 1838.1 She died on 19 August 1902 at age 83.2
     From 19 December 1838, her married name became Brown.2

Children of Sarah Benedict Brown and Alexander Brown

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 538. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S417] Chris Rooney, online unknown url, Chris Rooney (unknown location), downloaded 20 August 2010.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Brown1

M, #64732, b. 4 February 1791, d. 1 November 1877
Last Edited=29 Aug 2010
     James Brown was born on 4 February 1791 at Ballymena, County Antrim, IrelandG.2 He was the son of Alexander Brown and Grace Davison.2 He died on 1 November 1877 at age 86 at New York City, New York, U.S.A.G.2
     He lived at New York, U.S.A.G.1

Child of James Brown and Louisa Kirkland Benedict

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 538. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S417] Chris Rooney, online unknown url, Chris Rooney (unknown location), downloaded 20 August 2010.

Sir William Brown, 1st Bt.1

M, #64733, b. 30 May 1784, d. 3 March 1864
Last Edited=5 Feb 2011
     Sir William Brown, 1st Bt. was born on 30 May 1784 at Carncairn, Broughshane, County Antrim, IrelandG.2 He was the son of Alexander Brown and Grace Davison.1 He married Sarah Gihon, daughter of Andrew Gihon and Elizabeth Brown, on 1 January 1810 at Ballymena, County Antrim, IrelandG.2 He died on 3 March 1864 at age 79 at Liverpool, Lancashire, EnglandG.2
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for South Lancashire between 1846 and 1859.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the 1st Brigade, Lancashire Artillery Volunteers.1 He wrote the book Letters on the Advantages of Free Trade to the Landed Interest.1 He was founder of Brown, Shipley & Company at Liverpool, Lancashire, EnglandG.1 In 1860 he gave Liverpool a public library and museum, at a cost of over £42,000.1 He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Liverpool.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Lancashire.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Lancashire.1 He held the office of Alderman of Liverpool.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Lancashire in 1863.1 He was created 1st Baronet Brown, of Richmond Hill, Lancashire [U.K.] on 24 January 1863.1

Children of Sir William Brown, 1st Bt. and Sarah Gihon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 538. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S417] Chris Rooney, online unknown url, Chris Rooney (unknown location), downloaded 20 August 2010.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sarah Gihon1

F, #64734, b. 27 July 1780, d. 5 March 1858
Last Edited=29 Aug 2010
     Sarah Gihon was born on 27 July 1780 at Ballymena, County Antrim, IrelandG.2 She was the daughter of Andrew Gihon and Elizabeth Brown.1,2 She married Sir William Brown, 1st Bt., son of Alexander Brown and Grace Davison, on 1 January 1810 at Ballymena, County Antrim, IrelandG.2 She died on 5 March 1858 at age 77.1
     Her married name became Brown.

Children of Sarah Gihon and Sir William Brown, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 538. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S417] Chris Rooney, online unknown url, Chris Rooney (unknown location), downloaded 20 August 2010.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Andrew Gihon1

M, #64735
Last Edited=29 Aug 2010
     Andrew Gihon was born at Ballymena, County Antrim, IrelandG.2 He married Elizabeth Brown on 29 May 1817 at Ballymena, County Antrim, IrelandG.2
     He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1 He lived at Ballymena, County Antrim, IrelandG.1

Child of Andrew Gihon and Elizabeth Brown

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 538. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S417] Chris Rooney, online unknown url, Chris Rooney (unknown location), downloaded 20 August 2010.


Lt. Hon. Henry Kerr Auchmuty Cecil1

M, #64736, b. 1 April 1914, d. between 30 November 1942 and 2 December 1942
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
     Lt. Hon. Henry Kerr Auchmuty Cecil was born on 1 April 1914.1 He was the son of Captain William Amherst Cecil and Gladys Evelyn Baggallay.1 He married Elizabeth Rohays Mary Burnett, daughter of Maj.-Gen. James Lauderdale Gilbert Burnett of Leys, 13th Bt. and Sybil Aird Crozier Smith, on 15 December 1938.1 He died between 30 November 1942 and 2 December 1942 at North AfricaG, killed in action.1
     On 8 January 1921 he was granted by royal warrant the rank of baron's son.1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He fought in the Second World War. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Parachute Regiment.1

Children of Lt. Hon. Henry Kerr Auchmuty Cecil and Elizabeth Rohays Mary Burnett

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 68. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Elizabeth Rohays Mary Burnett1

F, #64737, b. 30 August 1916, d. 17 May 1993
Last Edited=8 Feb 2011
     Elizabeth Rohays Mary Burnett was born on 30 August 1916.2 She was the daughter of Maj.-Gen. James Lauderdale Gilbert Burnett of Leys, 13th Bt. and Sybil Aird Crozier Smith.1 She married, firstly, Lt. Hon. Henry Kerr Auchmuty Cecil, son of Captain William Amherst Cecil and Gladys Evelyn Baggallay, on 15 December 1938.1 She married, secondly, Captain Sir Cecil Charles Boyd-Rochfort, son of Major Rochfort Hamilton Boyd-Rochfort and Florence Louisa Hemming, on 24 July 1944.1 She died on 17 May 1993 at age 76.1,3
     From 15 December 1938, her married name became Cecil. From 24 July 1944, her married name became Boyd-Rochfort.

Children of Elizabeth Rohays Mary Burnett and Lt. Hon. Henry Kerr Auchmuty Cecil

Child of Elizabeth Rohays Mary Burnett and Captain Sir Cecil Charles Boyd-Rochfort

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 68. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Maj.-Gen. James Lauderdale Gilbert Burnett of Leys, 13th Bt.1

M, #64738, b. 1 April 1880, d. 13 August 1953
Last Edited=8 Feb 2011
     Maj.-Gen. James Lauderdale Gilbert Burnett of Leys, 13th Bt. was born on 1 April 1880.2 He was the son of Colonel Sir Thomas Burnett of Leys, 12th Bt. and Mary Elizabeth Cumine.2 He married Sybil Aird Crozier Smith, daughter of William Crozier Smith, on 10 July 1913.2 He died on 13 August 1953 at age 73.2
     He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1902, where he was mentioned in desptaches.2 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in desptaches eleven times, and was severely wounded.2 He was awarded the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1917 and bar.2 He was Colonel Commandant of the 14th Infantry Brigade between 1917 and 1919.2 He was awarded the Chevalier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.2 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1919.2 He gained the rank of Brigadier in the Royal Company of Archers.2 He succeeded as the 13th Baronet Burnett, of Leys, co. Kincardine [N.S., 1626] on 25 January 1926.2 He gained the rank of Colonel Commandant in 1927 in the Shanghai Defense Force.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Aberdeenshire.2 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1931.2 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1932.2 He gained the rank of Colonel in the Gordon Highlanders.2

Children of Maj.-Gen. James Lauderdale Gilbert Burnett of Leys, 13th Bt. and Sybil Aird Crozier Smith

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 68. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sybil Aird Crozier Smith1

F, #64739, d. 6 April 1960
Last Edited=30 Apr 2006
     Sybil Aird Crozier Smith was the daughter of William Crozier Smith.1 She married Maj.-Gen. James Lauderdale Gilbert Burnett of Leys, 13th Bt., son of Colonel Sir Thomas Burnett of Leys, 12th Bt. and Mary Elizabeth Cumine, on 10 July 1913.1 She died on 6 April 1960.1
     Her married name became Burnett.

Children of Sybil Aird Crozier Smith and Maj.-Gen. James Lauderdale Gilbert Burnett of Leys, 13th Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Crozier Smith1

M, #64740
Last Edited=30 Apr 2006
     William Crozier Smith lived at Whitehill, St. Boswells, Roxburghshire, ScotlandG.1

Child of William Crozier Smith

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]