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Gifford, Baron (UK, 1824)

 

Creation: let. pat. 30 Jan 1824

 

Family name: Gifford

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Arms:

Azure a Chevron between three Stirrups with Leathers Or within a Bordure engrailed Argent pellety

Crest:

A Panther's Head couped at the neck and affrontée between two Branches of Oak proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Bay Horse proper charged on the shoulder with a Portcullis Or;  Sinister:  a Greyhound Argent charged on the body with three Ermine Spots

Motto:

Non Sine Numine (Not without God's assistance)

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Robert [Gifford], 1st Baron Gifford, PC

yst. son by his second wife of Robert Gifford, of Exeter, co. Devon

born

24 Feb 1779

mar.

6 Apr 1816 Harriet Maria Drewe (d. 26 May 1857), dau. of Rev Edward Drewe, Rector of Willand, co. Devon, by his wife Caroline Allen, dau. of John Allen, of Cresselly, co. Pembroke

died

4 Sep 1826

created

30 Jan 1824 Baron Gifford, of St Leonard's in the County of Devon

suc. by

son

note

Solicitor-General 1817-19;  Attorney-General 1819-24;  Chief Justice of the Common Pleas Jan-Mar 1824;  Master of the Rolls 1824-26

 

Robert Francis [Gifford], 2nd Baron Gifford

born

19 Mar 1817

mar.

2 Apr 1845 Hon Frederica Charlotte Fitzhardinge Berkeley (d. 25 Nov 1920), 1st dau. of Maurice Frederick Fitzhardinge [Berkeley], 1st Baron Fitzhardinge, by his wife Lady Charlotte Lennox, 6th dau. of Charles [Lennox], 4th Duke of Richmond

died

13 May 1872

suc. by

son

 

Edric Frederick [Gifford], 3rd Baron Gifford, VC

born

5 Jul 1849

mar.

22 Apr 1880 Sophia Catherine Street (d. 14 Feb 1947), 1st dau. of Gen John Alfred Street CB

died

s.p. 5 Jun 1911

suc. by

brother

note

Colonial Secretary for Western Australia 1880-83, for Gibraltar 1883-88, and for Antigua 1888

 

Edgar Berkeley [Gifford], 4th Baron Gifford

born

8 Mar 1857

mar. (1)

28 Nov 1879 Mary Booth (widow of Thomas Booth, of West Ashby Manor, co. Lincoln;  d. 15 Aug 1913), dau. of John Osborne QC

mar. (2)

5 Jun 1918 Anne Maud Aitchison (d. 24 Feb 1956), 2nd dau. of Lt Col William Aitchison, of Drummore, Musselburgh

died

s.p.m. 29 Jan 1937

suc. by

nephew

 

Charles Maurice Elton [Gifford], 5th Baron Gifford

1st son of Hon Maurice Raymond Gerard CMG (by his wife Marguerite Thorold, only child of Capt Cecil Thorold, of Boothby Hall, Grantham, co. Lincoln), 4th son of Robert Francis [Gifford], 2nd Baron Gifford

born

4 Mar 1899

mar.

5 Mar 1939 Ellice Margaret Allen (d. 1990), 2nd dau. of Arthur Wigram Allen, of Merioola, Edgecliff, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

died

16 Apr 1961

suc. by

son

 

Anthony Maurice [Gifford], 6th Baron Gifford, QC

born

1 May 1940

mar. (1)

22 Mar 1965 (div. 1988) Katherine Ann Mundy, dau. of Dr Max Mundy, of 75 Bedford Gardens, London W8

children by first wife

1. Hon Thomas Adam Gifford (b. 1 Dec 1967)

1. Hon Polly Anna Gifford (b. 31 Mar 1969)

mar. (2)

24 Sep 1988 (div. 1998) Elean Roslyn Thomas, dau. of Rt Rev Bishop David Thomas, of Kingston, Jamaica, and of Mrs Louise Duffus, of St Catherine, Jamaica

only child by second wife

2. Hon Sheba Chanel Gifford (b. 1992)

mar. (3)

11 Apr 1998 Tina Natalia Goulborne, dau. of Tina Natalia Goulborne, of Kingston, Jamaica

 

 Last updated 31 Aug 2004

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Title:

6th Baron Gifford, of St Leonard's in the County of Devon

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 30 Jan 1824)

 

Addresses:

8 Kings Bench Walk, Temple, London EC4Y 7DU

Tel:  020 7797 8888   Fax:  809-967 0255

122 Tower Street, Kingston, Jamaica

Tel:  809-922 6056   Fax:  809-967 0225

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