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Alvingham, Baron (UK, 1929)


Creation: let. pat. 10 Jul 1929


Family name: Yerburgh




Per pale Argent and Azure a Chevron between three Chaplets of Roses counterchanged


A Falcon close belled Or preying on a Mallard proper


On either side a Falcon wings expanded belled Or gorged with a Chaplet of Roses Azure


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Robert Daniel Thwaites [Yerburgh], 1st Baron Alvingham

1st son of Maj Robert Armstrong Yerburgh MP, of Caythorpe Court, co. Lincoln, and Woodfold Park, Blackburn, co. Lancaster, by his wife Elma Amy Thwaites, only child of Daniel Thwaites, of Woodfold Park, Blackburn, co. Lancaster


10 Dec 1889

mar. (1)

16 Dec 1911 his cousin Dorothea Gertrude Yerburgh (d. 10 Feb 1927), 3rd dau. of John Eardley Yerburgh, of Wavendon Lodge, co. Buckingham, by his wife Annie Royden, only dau. of Joseph Royden, of High Carrs, Roby, co. Lancaster

children by first wife

1. Hon Robert Guy Eardley Yerburgh, later 2nd Baron Alvingham

1. Hon Dorothy Joan Yerburgh (b. 12 Apr 1913), mar. 1934 Lt Col William Aspinall Turner, of Old Rectory Farm, Cheselbourne, co. Dorset, 1st son of Col James Aspinall Turner JP DL, of Broughton Grange, Grange-over-Sands, co. Lancaster, by his wife Dorothy Vernon Clegg, 3rd dau. of Harry Clegg JP, of Plas Llanfair, co. Anglesey, and had issue

2. Hon Marjorie Elizabeth Yerburgh (b. 7 Oct 1916), mar. (1) 1938 Abdul Hamid Mustafa Risk, son of M M Risk, of Amrous, and (2) 8 Jan 1952 Leon Setchim, of 134 Lynton Road, London W3, son of Michon Setchim, and has issue by both husbands

mar. (2)

30 Jul 1936 Maud Lutton Grey Bright (former wife of R E Bright;  d. 1992), dau. of Charles Lytton Grey Morgan, of Fairlight, nr. Hastings, co. Sussex


27 Nov 1955


10 Jul 1929 Baron Alvingham, of Woodfold in the County Palatine of Lancaster

suc. by

son by first wife


Member of Parliament (Unionist) for South Dorset 1922-29


Robert Guy Eardley [Yerburgh], 2nd Baron Alvingham, CBE DL


16 Dec 1926


31 Mar 1952 Beryl Elliott Williams, only dau. of William David Williams, of Knowle Holt, Hindhead, co. Surrey


1. Hon Robert Richard Guy Yerburgh (b. 10 Dec 1956), mar. (1) 31 Oct 1981 (div. 1993) Vanessa Kelty Kirk (mar. (2) 26 Jun 2004 Charles W J McDowell), 2nd dau. of Capt Duncan Kinloch Kirk, of Sheaves Farm, Loxwood, co. Sussex, and has issue:

1a. Robert William Guy Yerburgh (b. 16 Sep 1983)

2a. Edward Alexander Henry Yerburgh (b. 6 Apr 1986)

Hon Robert Yerburgh mar. (2) 1994 Karen Baldwin, 1st dau. of Antony Baldwin, and has further issue:

3a. Charles Antony George Yerburgh (b. 19 Sep 1995)

1a. Amelia Maisie Florence Yerburgh (b. 18 Jun 1998)

1. Hon Susannah Elizabeth Yerburgh (b. 13 Jun 1953), mar. 9 Jun 1979 Edward Ian James Gray Moss, 2nd son of Ernest Frederick Moss, of The Gardens, Sprotborough, co. York, and has issue


served with the Coldstream Guards in UK, Palestine, Tripolitania, BAOR, FARELF and British Guiana; OBE 1972; Head of Staff CDS 1972-75; Deputy Director, Army Staff Duties 1975-78; CBE 1978; Director, Army Quartering 1978-81; retired as Maj General 1981; Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire 1996


Last updated 24 Mar 2012




2nd Baron Alvingham, of Woodfold in the County Palatine of Lancaster

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 10 Jul 1929)



Bix Hall, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 6BW



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