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Norrie, Baron (UK, 1957)


Creation: let. pat. 22 Aug 1957


Family name: Norrie




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Ermine on a Pale Gules three Helmets Argent (Norrie);  2nd and 3rd, Or an a Chevron Azure between two Poplar Trees eradicated in chief proper and a Mullet of six points in base of the second a Key the ward downwards of the first (Moke)


1st:  an Elephant's Head erased Sable tusked Argent supporting with the trunk a Garb Or;  2nd:  a Stag's Head couped holding in the mouth a Branch of Poplar proper between the attires a Key as in the Arms pendent from a Chain Or


On either side a Dark Bay Racehorse supporting between the forelegs a Frond of New Zealand Fern proper


Deus Nobis Providet (God provides for us)



Charles Willoughby Moke [Norrie], 1st Baron Norrie, GCMG GCVO CB DSO MC

1st son of Maj George Edward Moke later Moke Norrie, of 62 Queen's Gate, London, by his wife Beatrice Stephen CBE, dau. of Andrew Stephem, of South Kensington, London


26 Sep 1893

mar. (1)

9 Jun 1922 Jocelyn Helen Gosling (d. 7 Mar 1938), dau. of Richard Gosling, of Hawthorn Hill, Bracknell, Berkshire, by his wife Helen Elizabeth Swinnerton Dyer, 2nd dau. of Sir Thomas Swinnerton Dyer, 11th Bt.

mar. (2)

28 Nov 1938 Patricia Merryweather Bainbridge (b. c. 1907; d. 20 Jan 2001), dau. of Emerson Muschamp Bainbridge MP


25 May 1977


22 Aug 1957 Baron Norrie, of Wellington in the Dominion of New Zealand and of Upton in the County of Gloucester

suc. by

son by first wife


Governor of South Australia 1944-52;  Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of New Zealand 1952-57;  Chancellor of the Order of St Michael and St George 1960-68


George Willoughby Moke [Norrie], 2nd Baron Norrie


27 Apr 1936

mar. (1)

10 Apr 1964 Celia Margueritte Mann, only dau. of Maj John Pelham Mann MC, of Brimpton, Reading, co. Berkshire, by his wife Anne Marguerite Brockbank, only dau. of Col John Graham Brockbank CBE DSO, of The Manor House, Steeple Langford, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Eirene Marguerite Robinson, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Lionel George Robinson, of Old Buckenham Hall, co. Norfolk

children by first wife

1. Hon Mark Willoughby John Norrie (b. 31 Mar 1972), mar. (1) 18 Apr 1998 Carol Stockdale, 1st dau. of Michael Stockdale, of Wetherby, co. York, and (2) 5 May 2014 Penelope Menzel, dau. of John Menzel, of Gillingham, co. Dorset

1. Hon Clare Marguerite Norrie (b. 6 May 1966), mar. 6 May 1995 Richard Stanton, and has issue

2. Hon Julia Jocelyn Norrie (b. 19 Feb 1968), mar. 12 Sep 1998 Oliver Skelding, only son of Simon Skelding, of Fulham, London

mar. (2)

29 May 1997 Pamela Anne McCaffrey (former wife of (1) Capt William James Stockton, and (2) Antony Paul McCaffrey), only dau. of Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt., by his wife Pamela Vera Garrard, twin dau. of Maj Harry Sebastian Garrard, of Welton Place, Daventry


 Last updated 15 Jul 2014




2nd Baron Norrie, of Wellington in the Dominion of New Zealand and of Upton in the County of Gloucester

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Aug 1957)



East Gate House, Craven Hill, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berkshire RG15 0JD



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