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Colgrain, Baron (UK, 1946)


Creation: let. pat. 28 Jan 1946


Family name: Campbell




Gyronny of eight Or and Sable on a Chief Azure a Bezant between two Crescents of the first


A Boar's Head erect and erased Azure issuant from a Wreath of Myrtle leaved and flowered proper


Dexter:  a Horse Argent;  Sinister:  a Boar Azure


Fac Et Spera (Act and hope)



Colin Frederick [Campbell], 1st Baron Colgrain, JP

This family descends from a younger brother of Alexander Campbell, 1st of Possil, and is therefore a cadet of the Campbells of Kinloch, a younger branch of the Campbells, Earls of Breadalbane.  Lord Colgrain was 6th son of George William Campbell, by his wife Florence Hogg, 6th dau. of Rt Hon Sir James Weir Hogg, 1st Bt. MP


13 Jun 1866


9 May 1890 Lady Angela Mary Alice Ryder MBE (b. 1 Mar 1863; d. 10 Nov 1839), 2nd dau. of Henry Dudley [Ryder], 4th Earl of Harrowby, by his wife Susan Juliana Maria Hamilton Dent, only dau. of Villiers Dent, of Barton Court, co. Hampshire


1. Hon Donald Swinton Campbell, later 2nd Baron Colgrain

2. Hon Angus Dudley Campbell CBE JP, director of many companies including the Manchester Ship Canal and Martins Bank (b. 8 Oct 1895; d. 5 Dec 1967), mar. 30 Jun 1926 Joan Esther Sybella Pakenham JP (b. 2 Feb 1904; d. 1998), 1st dau. of Col Hercules Arthur Pakenham CMG JP DL, High Sheriff of Co. Antrim 1908, by his wife Lilian Blanche Georgiana Ashley, only dau. of Rt Hon (Anthony) Evelyn Ashley-Cooper later Ashley JP DL, of Classiebawn, Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo, and Broadlamds, Ramsey, co. Hampshire (by his first wife Sybella Charlotte Farquhar, 2nd dau. of Sir Walter Rockcliffe Farquhar, 3rd Bt.), 2nd son of Anthony [Ashley-Cooper], 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, and had issue

1. Hon Marjorie Angela Campbell (b. 19 Jan 1893; d. 19...)

2. Hon Rachel Audrey Campbell (b. 27 Jul 1894; d. 19...), mar. 31 Jan 1917 Sir Godfrey Middleton Bosville Macdonald of the Isles, 15th Bt. MBE JP, and had issue


3 Nov 1954


28 Jan 1946 Baron Colgrain, of Everlands in the County of Kent

suc. by



Chairman: London Assurance Company 1914-33; Alexanders Discount Company 1916-50; Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co 1932-54; National Provincial Bank 1933-46; etc.


Donald Swinton [Campbell], 2nd Baron Colgrain, MC JP


6 Nov 1891


1 Aug 1917 Margaret Emily Carver (d. 1989), 1st dau. of Percy William Carver, of Courtlands, West Hoathly, co. Sussex


1. Hon David Colin Campbell, later 3rd Baron Colgrain

2. Capt Hon Robert Dudley Campbell, of Sharp's Place, Bough Beach, Edenbridge, co. Kent, served in Word War II as Capt, Scots Guards (b. 6 Jul 1921), mar. (1) 23 Jul 1954 (div.1978) Cecilia Barbara Leslie, 1st dau. of Cdr George Alexander Rankin Johnson Leslie RN, of Old Manor Cottage, Lympne Hill, co. Kent, and (2) 1983 Mrs Muriel Anne Kandal, dau. of George Tuson RN, of Loughborough, co. Leicester, and had issue by his first wife 

3. Hon Neil Donald Campbell DSC, of York's Hill Farm, Idle Hill, Sevenoaks, co. Kent (b. 24 Aug 1922), mar. 1 JUl 1951 Angela Louise Vereker Cross, 1st dau. of Rt Hon Sir Ronald Hibbert Cross, 1st and last Bt. KCMG KCVO, and has issue

1. Hon Gillian Margaret Campbell (b. 21 Aug 1925; d. 23 Dec 2019), mar. 28 Apr 1951 Peter Scott Young, of Orchard House, Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent (b. 1912; d. 1988), only son of James John Bertram Young, of Calcutta, India, and has issue


20 Oct 1973

suc. by



served in World War I 1914-18 as Capt, West Kent Yeomanry, and in World War II 1939-45 as Major, Royal West Kent Regiment;  Chairman, Grindleys Bank, and a director of several commercial companies


David Colin [Campbell], 3rd Baron Colgrain


24 Apr 1920

mar. (1)

30 Jun 1945 (div. 1964) Veronica Margaret Webster, 2nd dau. of Col William Leckie Webster

children by first wife

1. Hon Alastair Colin Leckie Campbell, later 4th Baron Colgrain

1. Hon Virginia Charlotte Angela Campbell (b. 19 Oct 1948), mar. 8 Jun 1973 Maj Jonathan Charles Maclay-Lewis, of Gattertop, Leominster, co. Hereford, 2nd son of Maj Gen Kenneth Frank Mackay-Lewis CB DSO MC, of Stamps and Crows, Layer Breton, co. Essex, and has issue

mar. (2)

10 Jan 1973 Sheila McLeod Hudson (former wife of Martin Morgan Hudson), dau. of Robert McLeod Mitchell


7 Feb 2008

suc. by

son by first wife


a director of several banking companies including National & Grindlays Bank Ltd 1945-49 and Anthony Gibbs Holdings Ltd 1954-83


Alastair Colin Leckie [Campbell], 4th Baron Colgrain


16 Sep 1951


14 Jul 1979 Annabel Rose Warrender (b. 17 Jan 1956), 2nd dau. of Hon Robin Hugh Warrender, of Capps Lodge House, Fulbrook, Burford, co. Oxford (by his wife Gillian Elizabeth Rossiter, only dau. of Leonard Lewis Rossiter by his wife Elsie Rose Oppenheimer, dau. of Sir Bernard Oppenheimer, 1st Bt.), 3rd son by his first wife of Victor Alexander George Anthony [Warrender], 1st Baron Bruntisfield


1. Hon Thomas Colin David Campbell (b. 9 Feb 1984), mar. Jessica Clare Cator (b. 1989), dau. of Charles Francis Cator, of Luckington, co. Wiltshire (by his wife Jane P Culverwell), 1st son and heir of Francis Cator, by his wife Hon Jacquetta Storey, only dau. of Samuel [Storey], Baron Buckton (Life Peer), and has issue:

1a. Charles Victor Swinton Campbell (b. 26 Mar 2020)

2. Hon Nicholas Robin Campbell (b. 12 Dec 1986)


elected a representative hereditary peer 27 Mar 2017


 Last updated 6 Apr 2021




4th Baron Colgrain, of Everlands in the County of Kent

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 28 Jan 1946)



Bushes Farm, Weald, Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 6ND

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