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Adams, Baron (UK, 1949 - 1960)

 

Creation: let.pat. 16 Feb 1949

 

Extinct: 23 Aug 1960

 

Family name: Adams

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Arms:

Vert a Torch erect between in chief two Cog Wheels and issuant from the base a Sun rising Or thereon an Open Book proper bound and clasped Gules

Crest:

Out of the Head of a Well a Fieldfare rising proper

Supporters:

Dexter: A Miner holding in the interior hand a Lamp and supporting in the exterior a Pickaxe all proper;  Sinister: An Agricultural Labourer resting the exterior hand on a Fork all proper

Motto:

 Labore Omnia Vincit

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John Jackson [Adams], 1st Baron Adams, OBE

7th son of Thomas Adams, of Arlecdon, nr. Whitehaven, co. Cumberland, by his wife Mary Bowness

born

12 Oct 1890

mar.

1914 Agnes Jane Birney, only dau. of Thomas Birney

only child

1. Thomas Adams (b. 22 Dec 1923; dvp. 27 Dec 1923)

died

s.p.s. 23 Aug 1960

created

16 Feb 1949 Baron Adams, of Ennerdale in the County of Cumberland

note

Chairman, Arlecdon and Frizington UDC 1919-23; Member, Cumberland County Council Health Committee 1919-42 and Chairman 1942-47; OBE 1944; Deputy Regional Controller of the Board of Trade, Cumberland Westmorland Sub-Region 1944-48

 

On the death of the 1st Baron Adams the Barony of Adams became extinct.

 

 First written 8 Jul 2006

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