Lady Sophia Rose Seymour1

F, #84611, b. 1987
Last Edited=14 Mar 2004
     Lady Sophia Rose Seymour was born in 1987.1 She is the daughter of John Michael Edward Seymour, 19th Duke of Somerset and Judith Rose Hull.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2661. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lady Henrietta Charlotte Seymour1

F, #84612, b. 1989
Last Edited=14 Mar 2004
     Lady Henrietta Charlotte Seymour was born in 1989.1 She is the daughter of John Michael Edward Seymour, 19th Duke of Somerset and Judith Rose Hull.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2661. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

A. Please1

M, #84613
Last Edited=3 Apr 2004
     A. Please lived at Wokingham, Berkshire, England.1

Child of A. Please

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 683. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Sean David Beatty, Viscount Borodale1

M, #84614, b. 12 June 1973
Last Edited=31 Jan 2011
     Sean David Beatty, Viscount Borodale was born on 12 June 1973.1 He is the son of David Beatty, 3rd Earl Beatty and Anne Please.1 He married Susan Jane Hill, daughter of Jon Hill, in 2002.2
     He was styled as Viscount Borodale.1

Children of Sean David Beatty, Viscount Borodale and Susan Jane Hill

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 684. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S364] Debretts Peerage and Baronetage, online http://www.debretts.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as Debretts Peerage and Baronetage.

Hon. Peter Wystan Beatty1

M, #84615, b. 1975
Last Edited=31 Jan 2011
     Hon. Peter Wystan Beatty was born in 1975.1 He is the son of David Beatty, 3rd Earl Beatty and Anne Please.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 219. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


Ray Wijewardene1

M, #84616
Last Edited=3 Apr 2004
     Ray Wijewardene lived at Colombo, Sri Lanka.1

Child of Ray Wijewardene

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 683. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough1

M, #84617, b. 27 October 1880, d. 10 March 1956
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
Vere Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough 2
     Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough was born on 27 October 1880.1 He was the son of Edward Ponsonby, 8th Earl of Bessborough and Blanche Vere Guest.1 He married Roberte de Neuflize, daughter of Baron unknown de Neuflize, on 25 June 1912.3 He died on 10 March 1956 at age 75.1
     He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).3 He was a barrister.3 He held the office of Member of the London County Council between 1907 and 1910.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Cheltenham in 1910.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Dover between 1913 and 1920.3 He gained the rank of GSO(3) in 1915.3 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Leopold of Belgium.3 He was decorated with the award of the Order of the Redeemer of Greece.3 He was decorated with the award of the Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus of Italy.3 He gained the rank of Captain in 1918 in the service of the Territorial Force Reserve.3 He gained the rank of Temporary Major in 1918 in the service of the Special Service.3 He was decorated with the award of the Order of St. Anne of Russia (3rd class with Swords and Bow).3 He was decorated with the award of the Médaille de la Reconnaissance Française.3 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cross, Legion of Honour.3 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1919.3 He was invested as a Knight of Justice, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (K.J.St.J.).3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County Kilkenny.3 He succeeded to the title of 10th Viscount Duncannon, of the fort of Duncannon, co. Wexford [I., 1723] on 1 December 1920.1 He succeeded to the title of 10th Baron Bessborough, of Bessborough, co. Kilkenny [I., 1721] on 1 December 1920.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Baron Duncannon of Bessborough, co. Kilkenny [U.K., 1834] on 1 December 1920.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Baron Ponsonby of Sysonby, co. Leicester [G.B., 1749] on 1 December 1920.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Earl of Bessborough [I., 1739] on 1 December 1920.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1931.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1931.3 He held the office of Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada between 1931 and 1935.3 He graduated from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with a honorary Doctor of Law (LL.D.).3 He graduated from University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with a honorary Doctor of Law (LL.D.).3 He graduated from Ottawa University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, with a honorary Doctor of Law (LL.D.).3 He was created 1st Earl of Bessborough [U.K.] on 2 June 1937.1

Children of Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough and Roberte de Neuflize

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 91. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Roberte de Neuflize1

F, #84618, d. 1979
Last Edited=15 Feb 2005
     Roberte de Neuflize was the daughter of Baron unknown de Neuflize.1 She married Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough, son of Edward Ponsonby, 8th Earl of Bessborough and Blanche Vere Guest, on 25 June 1912.1 She died in 1979.1
      Her married name became Ponsonby. As a result of her marriage, Roberte de Neuflize was styled as Countess of Bessborough on 1 December 1920. She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (G.C.St.J.).1 She was decorated with the award of the Chevalier, Legion of Honour.1 She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for West Sussex between 1943 and 1956.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Frederick Edward Neuflize Ponsonby, 10th Earl of Bessborough1

M, #84619, b. 29 March 1913, d. 5 December 1993
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Frederick Edward Neuflize Ponsonby, 10th Earl of Bessborough was born on 29 March 1913.1 He was the son of Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough and Roberte de Neuflize.1 He married Mary Munn, daughter of Charles Alexander Munn and Mary Astor Paul, on 29 September 1948.1 He died on 5 December 1993 at age 80, without male issue.1
      Frederick Edward Neuflize Ponsonby, 10th Earl of Bessborough usually went by his middle name of Eric.2 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in 1936 in the service of the Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry, Field Brigade, Royal Artillery.2 He was Secretary to the High Commissioner for Refugees between 1936 and 1939.2 He fought in the Second World War.2 He was Aide-de-Camp of the GOC, Canadian Corps in 1940.2 He gained the rank of Major in 1942.2 He gained the rank of GSO 2 (L) between 1942 and 1944, in West and North Africa.2 He was in the Foreign Service in 1944.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Baron Duncannon of Bessborough, co. Kilkenny [U.K., 1834] on 10 March 1956.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Baron Bessborough, of Bessborough, co. Kilkenny [I., 1721] on 10 March 1956.1 He succeeded to the title of 10th Earl of Bessborough [I., 1739] on 10 March 1956.1 He succeeded to the title of 10th Baron Ponsonby of Sysonby, co. Leicester [G.B., 1749] on 10 March 1956.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Viscount Duncannon, of the fort of Duncannon, co. Wexford [I., 1723] on 10 March 1956.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Bessborough [U.K., 1937] on 10 March 1956.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between October 1963 and April 1964, to the Minister of Science.2 He held the office of Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Education and Science.2 He was invested as a Officer, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (O.St.J.).2 He was decorated with the award of the Chevalier, Legion of Honour.2 He was a playwright.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Essex in 1977.2
     On his death, the Earldom of Bessborough [U.K.] became extinct.1

Child of Frederick Edward Neuflize Ponsonby, 10th Earl of Bessborough and Mary Munn

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 91. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Baron unknown de Neuflize1

M, #84620
Last Edited=2 Feb 2005
     Baron unknown de Neuflize was invested as a Commander, Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.).1 He lived at Paris, France.

Child of Baron unknown de Neuflize

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]