Commander Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil1

M, #64771, b. 9 March 1893, d. 6 January 1962
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
     Commander Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil was born on 9 March 1893.1 He was the son of Colonel Lord William Cecil and Mary Rothes Margaret Tyssen-Amherst, Baroness Amherst of Hackney.1 He married Hon. Yvonne Cornwallis, daughter of Fiennes Stanley Wykeham Cornwallis, 1st Baron Cornwallis and Mabel Leigh, on 27 January 1923.1 He died on 6 January 1962 at age 68.1
     He gained the rank of Commander in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Temporary Squadron Leader in 1934 in the service of the Royal Air Force.1 He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1935.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was invested as a Officer, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (O.St.J.).1

Children of Commander Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil and Hon. Yvonne Cornwallis

Citations

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

Hon. Yvonne Cornwallis1

F, #64772, b. 1896, d. 1983
Last Edited=18 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Hon. Yvonne Cornwallis was born in 1896. She was the daughter of Fiennes Stanley Wykeham Cornwallis, 1st Baron Cornwallis and Mabel Leigh.1,2 She married Commander Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil, son of Colonel Lord William Cecil and Mary Rothes Margaret Tyssen-Amherst, Baroness Amherst of Hackney, on 27 January 1923.1 She died in 1983.1
      Her married name became Cecil.

Children of Hon. Yvonne Cornwallis and Commander Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil

Citations

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

Rear-Admiral Sir Oswald Nigel Amherst Cecil1

M, #64773, b. 11 November 1925
Last Edited=28 Mar 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Rear-Admiral Sir Oswald Nigel Amherst Cecil was born on 11 November 1925.1 He is the son of Commander Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil and Hon. Yvonne Cornwallis.1 He married Annette Barclay, daughter of Major Robert Edward Barclay of Mathers and Urie and Nesta Anne Bury-Barry, on 6 April 1961.1
      Rear-Admiral Sir Oswald Nigel Amherst Cecil usually went by his middle name of Nigel.1 He was educated at Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon, England.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1966 in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He was Commander of the Dartmouth Training Squadron between 1969 and 1971.1 He was invested as a Officer, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (O.St.J.) in 1971.1 He was Senior British Naval Officer and Naval Attaché of the Cape Town between 1971 and 1973.1 He held the office of Naval Aide-de-Camp to HM Queen Elizabeth II in 1975.1 He gained the rank of Rear Admiral in 1975 in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He was NATO Commander of the South East Mediterranean between 1975 and 1977.1 He was Commander of the British Forces and Flag Officer, Malta between 1975 and 1979.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1977.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1979.1 He was invested as a Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.) in 1980.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Institute of Management (F.I.Mgt.) in 1980.1 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of the Isle of Man between 1980 and 1985.1

Child of Rear-Admiral Sir Oswald Nigel Amherst Cecil and Annette Barclay

Citations

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

Annette Barclay1

F, #64774, b. 1934
Last Edited=22 Sep 2004
     Annette Barclay was born in 1934.2 She is the daughter of Major Robert Edward Barclay of Mathers and Urie and Nesta Anne Bury-Barry.1,2 She married Rear-Admiral Sir Oswald Nigel Amherst Cecil, son of Commander Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil and Hon. Yvonne Cornwallis, on 6 April 1961.1
      Her married name became Cecil. She was invested as a Companion, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (C.St.J.) in 1980.1

Child of Annette Barclay and Rear-Admiral Sir Oswald Nigel Amherst Cecil

Citations

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

Major Robert Edward Barclay of Mathers and Urie1

M, #64775, b. 12 August 1906, d. 26 March 1959
Last Edited=22 Sep 2009
     Major Robert Edward Barclay of Mathers and Urie was born on 12 August 1906.2,3 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Robert Wyvill Barclay and Elsa Mary Bray.4,3 He married Nesta Anne Bury-Barry, daughter of Major James Robert Bury-Barry and Judith Isabel Ringrose-Voase, on 20 April 1932.1 He died on 26 March 1959 at age 52.2
     He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Royal Artillery.1 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).2 He lived at Logmore Lane, Bury Hill, Surrey, England.5

Children of Major Robert Edward Barclay of Mathers and Urie and Nesta Anne Bury-Barry

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 191. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  3. [S32] BLG2001 page 59. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S32]
  4. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  5. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 68. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


Rachel Mary Cecil1

F, #64776, b. 24 January 1924
Last Edited=2 Aug 2003
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Rachel Mary Cecil was born on 24 January 1924.1 She is the daughter of Commander Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil and Hon. Yvonne Cornwallis.1 She married Brigadier Mortimer Cecil Lanyon, son of Major Louis Frank Lanyon, on 6 March 1954.1
      Her married name became Lanyon.

Children of Rachel Mary Cecil and Brigadier Mortimer Cecil Lanyon

Citations

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

Brigadier Mortimer Cecil Lanyon1

M, #64777
Last Edited=2 Aug 2003
     Brigadier Mortimer Cecil Lanyon is the son of Major Louis Frank Lanyon.1 He married Rachel Mary Cecil, daughter of Commander Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil and Hon. Yvonne Cornwallis, on 6 March 1954.1
     He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1 He was invested as a Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.).1 He gained the rank of Brigadier in the service of the Royal Artillery.1 He lived at Woodman's Farm House, West Meon, Hampshire, England.1

Children of Brigadier Mortimer Cecil Lanyon and Rachel Mary Cecil

Citations

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

Major Louis Frank Lanyon1

M, #64778
Last Edited=2 Aug 2003
     Major Louis Frank Lanyon lived at Hambledon House, Hambledon, Hampshire, England.1

Child of Major Louis Frank Lanyon

Citations

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

Charlotte Yvonne Lanyon1

F, #64779, b. 20 February 1955
Last Edited=2 Aug 2003
     Charlotte Yvonne Lanyon was born on 20 February 1955.1 She is the daughter of Brigadier Mortimer Cecil Lanyon and Rachel Mary Cecil.1 She married Major Paul Alistair Strutt, son of Stephan Alastair Strutt and Felicity Anne MacDonnell, in 1977.1
      From 1977, her married name became Strutt.1

Citations

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

Victoria Clare Lanyon1

F, #64780, b. 14 October 1956
Last Edited=2 Aug 2003
     Victoria Clare Lanyon was born on 14 October 1956.1 She is the daughter of Brigadier Mortimer Cecil Lanyon and Rachel Mary Cecil.1 She married Maj.-Gen. Angus Ramsay, son of Colonel A. I. Ramsay, in 1987.1
      From 1987, her married name became Ramsay.1 She lived in 1999 at Woodman's Farm House, West Meon, Hampshire, England.1

Children of Victoria Clare Lanyon and Maj.-Gen. Angus Ramsay

Citations

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