Lt.-Col. Douglas Graham Moncrieff Wright of Kinmonth1

M, #83301
Last Edited=23 Sep 2006
     Lt.-Col. Douglas Graham Moncrieff Wright of Kinmonth is the son of John Moncrieff Wright.1 He married Henrietta Doreen St. John, daughter of Montagu Rodney St. John and Theodora Mary Land James, on 27 April 1928.1
     He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.).1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.).1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Cameronians.1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.) (and bar).1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).1 He was recognised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms, and matriculated his arms at the Lyons Office in 1946.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Douglas Graham Moncrieff Wright of Kinmonth and Henrietta Doreen St. John

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Moncrieff Wright1

M, #83302
Last Edited=11 Apr 2005
     John Moncrieff Wright lived at Kinmonth, Bridge of Earn, Perthshire, Scotland.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Major John Graham Wright1

M, #83303, b. 31 August 1929
Last Edited=22 Oct 2007
     Major John Graham Wright was born on 31 August 1929.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Douglas Graham Moncrieff Wright of Kinmonth and Henrietta Doreen St. John.1 He married Susan Mary Martin, daughter of Rupert Claude Martin, on 30 July 1966.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.1 He fought in the Korean War between 1952 and 1953, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He fought in the Kenyan Campaign between 1953 and 1954.1 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Black Watch.1 He fought in the Aden Campaign between 1962 and 1963.1 He was admitted to Royal Company of Archers.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Harcourt Grant Holcombe1

M, #83304, b. 1846
Last Edited=26 Feb 2013
     Harcourt Grant Holcombe was born in 1846 at England.1 He was the son of Alexander Essex Frederick Holcombe and Louisa Squire.1

Citations

  1. [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."

Joanna Dava Peto1

F, #83305, b. 5 December 1938, d. 2 November 2005
Last Edited=7 Sep 2013
     Joanna Dava Peto was born on 5 December 1938.2 She was the daughter of Major Basil Arthur John Peto and Patricia Geraldine Browne.1 She married Captain Charles St. John Graham Wright, son of Lt.-Col. Douglas Graham Moncrieff Wright of Kinmonth and Henrietta Doreen St. John, on 15 June 1957.1 She died on 2 November 2005 at age 66.3
      From 15 June 1957, her married name became Wright.1 She held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Kinross.1 She held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Perthshire.1 She lived at Easter Elcho, Rhynd, Perthshire, Scotland.2

Children of Joanna Dava Peto and Captain Charles St. John Graham Wright

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 417. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.


Major Basil Arthur John Peto1

M, #83306, b. 13 December 1900, d. 3 February 1954
Last Edited=26 Feb 2013
     Major Basil Arthur John Peto was born on 13 December 1900.2 He was the son of Sir Basil Edward Peto, 1st Bt. and Mary Matilda Annie Baird. He married Patricia Geraldine Browne, daughter of Gerald Macleay Browne, on 18 July 1934.3 He died on 3 February 1954 at age 53.3
      Major Basil Arthur John Peto usually went by his middle name of John.1 He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.2 He graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1922 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He was Aide-de-Camp to the Governor of Bombay between 1929 and 1931.2 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the King's Dragoon Guards.2 He was Parliamentary Private Secretary to the chairman of the Oil Control Board between 1941 and 1945.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for King's Norton between 1941 and 1945.2

Children of Major Basil Arthur John Peto and Patricia Geraldine Browne

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 215. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Charlotte Henrietta Wright

F, #83307, b. 26 April 1959
Last Edited=21 Feb 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Charlotte Henrietta Wright was born on 26 April 1959.1 She is the daughter of Captain Charles St. John Graham Wright and Joanna Dava Peto. She married Benjamin Heath, son of William Heath, in 1987.1 She and Benjamin Heath were divorced in 1993.1
      From 1987, her married name became Heath.1

Children of Charlotte Henrietta Wright and Benjamin Heath

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3116. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Edith Annie Tucker1

F, #83308, b. 1872, d. 1931
Last Edited=26 Feb 2013
     Edith Annie Tucker was born in 1872 at Kensington, London, England.1 She was the daughter of John Tucker and Hannah Cockram.1 She married Fredrick Gregson Shuttleworth, son of Thomas Moss Shuttleworth and Harriet Brown, on 25 October 1898 at Steyning, Sussex, England.1 She died in 1931 at Hammersmith, London, England.1
      From 25 October 1898, her married name became Shuttleworth.1

Child of Edith Annie Tucker and Fredrick Gregson Shuttleworth

Citations

  1. [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."

Patricia Geraldine Browne1

F, #83309, b. 13 February 1911, d. 9 February 2011
Last Edited=7 Mar 2014
     Patricia Geraldine Browne was born on 13 February 1911.2 She was the daughter of Gerald Macleay Browne.1 She married, firstly, Major Basil Arthur John Peto, son of Sir Basil Edward Peto, 1st Bt. and Mary Matilda Annie Baird, on 18 July 1934.1 She married, secondly, Lt.-Col. Hugh Granville Leveson Dudley Ryder, son of Reverend Algernon Charles Dudley Ryder and Constance Eugenia Smith, on 12 June 1955.1 She died on 9 February 2011 at age 99 at Viewlands House, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.2
      From 18 July 1934, her married name became Peto. From 12 June 1955, her married name became Ryder.1 She lived at 66 Whitelands House, Cheltenham Terrace, London, England.1

Children of Patricia Geraldine Browne and Major Basil Arthur John Peto

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1807. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Basil Edward Peto, 1st Bt.

M, #83310, b. 13 August 1862, d. 28 January 1945
Last Edited=26 Feb 2013
     Sir Basil Edward Peto, 1st Bt. was born on 13 August 1862.1 He was the son of Sir Samuel Morton Peto, 1st Bt. and Sarah Ainsworth Kelsall.2 He married Mary Matilda Annie Baird, daughter of Captain Thomas Carpendale Baird and Gertrude Emily Maude, on 30 August 1892.1 He died on 28 January 1945 at age 82.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for East Wiltshire between 1910 and 1918.1 He held the office of Commissioner for repatriation of Belgian refugees in 1918.1 He was invested as a Commander, Order of Leopold (Belgium).1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Wiltshire.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Barnstaple between 1922 and 1923.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Barnstaple between 1924 and 1925.1 He was created 1st Baronet Peto, of Barnstaple, co. Devon [U.K.] on 27 January 1927.1

Children of Sir Basil Edward Peto, 1st Bt. and Mary Matilda Annie Baird

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3115. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]