Cracroft's Peerage
The Complete Guide to the British Peerage & Baronetage

If you have found this page useful, why not make a donation to The Peerage Research Trust so that we can continue to maintain and develop Cracroft's Peerage?


| Search this site | Introduction | Contents | The Monarchy | The Peerage | The Baronetage | Untitled Families | Orders of Chivalry | Miscellaneous | Forums | Contact Us | Links |

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Berners, Baron (E, 1455)

 

Creation: writ sum. 1455

 

Family name: Bourchier later Knyvet later Wilson later Tyrwhit later Tyrwhit-Wilson later Williams later Kirkham

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

Garter stall plate of John [Bourchier], 1st Baron Berners, KG

A quadrangular plate of gilded copper with narrow black border lines. The shield of arms is quarterly: 1st and 4th,

grandquarterly Bourchier quartering Lovain, 2nd and 3rd, Berners. The helm, which is gilt, is nearly covered by a red

mantle sown with the gold billets of Lovain, with tassels half white and half red. The mantling has a silver lining

powdered on one side with black water bougets and Bourchier knots, and on the other side with knots and bougets.

 

(Plate LXIII from W H St John Hope: The Stall Plates of the Knights of the Garter 1348-1485)

 

Arms:

Quarterly of ten: 1st, Argent a Chevron reversed per pale Azure and Gules per chevron reversed counterchanged (Williams); 2nd grandquarter, quarterly, 1st and 4th, Gules three Peewits two and one Or (Tyrwhit), 2nd and 3rd, Argent a Lion rampant Vert vulned in the mouth proper (Jones); 3rd, Gules three Peewits two and one Or (Tyrwhit); 4th, Argent three Boars' Heads erect and erased Sable (Booth); 5th, Sable a Wolf salient Or in chief a Fleur-de-lis Argent between two Bezants (Wilson); 6th, Argent a Bend within a Bordure engrailed Sable (Knyvett); 7th, Argent a Cross engrailed Gules between four Water Bougets Sable over all a Label Azure of three points each charged with a Lion rampant Or (Bourchier); 8th, Gules a Fess Argent between seven Billets in chief four and three and seven in base four and three Or (Louvain); 9th grandquarter, quarterly, 1st and 4th, France Modern, 2nd and 3rd, England, all within a Bordure Argent (Thomas of Woodstock); 10th, Quarterly Or and Vert (Berners)

Supporters:

Dexter: a Falcon rising wings elevated Argent jessed and belled Or;   Sinister: a Greyhound proper gorged with a Collar Gules studded Or 

Motto:

Time Tryeth Truth

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

John [Bourchier], 1st Baron Berners, KG

younger brother of Henry [Bourchier], 1st Earl of Essex, and 4th son of Sir William Bourchier, 1st Count of Eu, by his wife Lady Anne de Stafford, suo jure Countess of Buckingham, Hereford and Northampton, widow of Thomas and Edmund [de Stafford], 3rd and 5th Earls of Stafford, and 1st dau. of Thomas "of Woodstock", 1st Duke of Gloucester (by his wife Lady Alianore de Bohun, suo jure Countess of Essex, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Humphrey [de Bohun], 7th Earl of Hereford, 12th Earl of Essex and 2nd Earl of Northampton), 8th son of King Edward III

born

mar.

Margery Ferreby (widow of John Ferreby;  d. 18 Dec 1475), dau. and hrss. of Sir Richard Berners, of West Horsley, co. Surrey, by his wife Philippe Dalyngridge, dau. of Sir Edward Dalyngridge

children

1. Sir Humphrey Bourchier (dvp. on the Yorkist side at the Battle of Barnet 14 Apr 1471), mar. Elizabeth Tilney, de jure suo jure Baroness Thorpe (mar. (2) John [Howard], 2nd Duke of Norfolk;  d. 4 Apr 1497), only dau. and sole hrss. of Sir Frederick Tilney, of Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk, by his wife Elizabeth, only dau. of Sir Lawrence Cheney, of Fen Ditton, co. Cambridge, and had issue:

1a. John Bourchier, later 2nd Baron Berners

1a. Anne Bourchier (d. after 29 Sep 1530), mar. c 1492 Thomas [Fiennes], 8th Baron Dacre, and had issue

2a. Margaret Bourchier, Governess of the Princesses Mary and Elizabeth (b. 1468; d. 1551), mar. Sir Thomas Bryan, of Cheddington, co. Buckingham, Vice Chamberlain to Queen Catherine of Aragon (b. 1464; d. 1517), 1st son of Sir Thomas Bryan, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, and had issue

1. Joanna Bourchier, mar. Sir Henry Nevill (k. vp. at the Battle of Edgcote 14 Jul 1469), 1st son and heir ap. of George [Nevill], 1st Baron Latymer, by his wife Lady Elizabeth de Beauchamp, 3rd dau. by his first wife of Richard [de Beauchamp], 13th Earl of Warwick, and had issue

died

16 or 21 May 1474 (bur. at Chertsey Abbey, co. Surrey)

created

by writ of summons 24 May 1455 Baron Berners

suc. by

grandson

note

knighted 1426 by the Duke of Bedford; Knight of the Garter 1459; Constable of Windsor Castle 1461-74

 

John [Bourchier], 2nd Baron Berners

born

1467

mar.

Lady Catherine Howard (d. 12 Mar 1535/6), only child of John [Howard], 1st Duke of Norfolk, by his second wife Margaret Chedworth, dau. of Sir John Chedworth

children

1. Hon Mary Bourchier (dsp. c. 1550), mar. as his first wife Sir Alexander Unton, of Wadley, co. Berkshire (d. 16 Dec 1547)

2. Hon Jane Bourchier, later de jure suo jure Baroness Berners

died

s.p.m.legit. 16 Mar 1532/3 (bur. in the parish church of Calais, France)

note

a translator of Froissart; Knight of the Bath 1477/8; at the capture of Thérouenne 1513; Marshal of the Earl of Surrey's army in Scotland ; Chamberlain to Princess Mary, wife of King Louis XII of France 1514; Chancellor of the Exchequer 1516-27; on an embassy to Spain 1518; at the Field of Cloth of Gold with King Henry VIII 1519; Deputy of the town and marches of Calais 1520

 

On his death the Barony of Berners fell into abeyance between his two daughters, Mary, Lady Unton and Jane Knyvet.  Despite the abeyance being theoretically terminated about 1550 by the death without issue of the elder of the two daughters, the barony was not claimed by the younger daughter or by any of her immediate descendants.  When its continuing existence was established by the House of Lords decision in 1720, the barony was deemed to have lain dormant since about 1550

 

Jane Bourchier later Knyvet, de jure suo jure Baroness Berners

born

mar.

Edmund Knyvet, Sergeant-Porter to King Henry VIII (d. 1 Mar 1539; bur. at Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk)

children

1. John Knyvet, of Plumstead, co. Essex (b. 1510; dvm.), mar. Agnes Harcourt, dau. of Sir John Harcourt, of Stanton Harcourt, co. Oxford, and had issue:

1a. Sir Thomas Knyvet, later de jure 4th Baron Berners

1a. Rose Knyvet, mar. Michael Beresford, of Otford, co. Kent, and had issue

2. William Knyvet, ancestor of the Knyvets of Fundenhall

3. Edmund Knyvet

1. Rose Knyvet, mar. Oliver Reynes

2. Alice Knyvet, mar. Oliver Spiers

3. Christian Knyvet, mar. Thomas Foster

4. Katherine Knyvet, mar. John Walpole MP (d. 1557), and had issue

5. Elizabeth Knyvet, mar. Francis Bohun, of Westhall, co. Suffolk (d. bef. 29 Jul 1607), 1st son and heir of Nicholas Bohun, of Bacons in Westhall, co. Suffolk, by his wife Margaret Wingfield, dau. of John Wingfield, of Dunham, and had issue

died

17 Feb 1561/2 (bur. at Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk)

suc. by

grandson

 

Sir Thomas Knyvet, de jure 4th Baron Berners

born

c. 1539

mar.

Muriel Parry (d. 25 Apr 1616; bur. at Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk), sister and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Parry, of Welford, co. Berkshire, and dau. of Sir Thomas Parry, Treasurer of the Household to Queen Elizabeth I

children

1. Sir Thomas Knyvet (bur. vp. 20 Sep 1605), mar. Elizabeth Bacon, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Nathaniel Bacon, of Stiffkey, co. Norfolk, by his wife Anne Gresham, illegitimate dau. of Sir Thomas Gresham, of Osterley Park, co. Middlesex, and had issue:

1a. Thomas Knyvet, later de jure 5th Baron Berners

2a. Nathaniel Knyvet, of Denver, co. Norfolk (d. bef. 17 Dec 1659), mar. Margaret Vernatti, of Delft, Holland, and had issue

1a. Elizabeth Knyvet (d. 1653), mar. Sir Thomas Pettus, 1st Bt., of Rackheath, co. Norfolk, and had issue

2a. Catherine Knyvet (d. 1628), mar. Sir Edmund Paston, of Paston, co. Norfolk (b. c. 1584; d. 1632), 1st son and heir of Christopher Paston, of Paston, co. Norfolk, by his wife Anne Audley, dau. of Philip Audley, of Pargrave, and had issue

2. Henry Knyvet (dsp.), mar. Mary Wolverstone, only dau. and hrss. of Philip Wolverstone, of Wolverstone Hall ,co. Suffolk

1. Merriell Knyvet (dsp.), mar. as his second wife Sir Edmund Bell, of Beaupré Hall

2. Abigail Knyvet (dsp.), mar. as his second wife Martin Sedley, of Morley, co. Norfolk

died

9 Feb 1617/8 (bur. at Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk)

suc. by

grandson

note

knighted 1579; Sheriff of Norfolk 1579-80; petitioned the Crown for the Barony of Berners and in 1616 obtained a certificate from the Lords Commissioners for the Office of Earl Marshal of his right and title to the barony but died before he had received the King's confirmation

 

Thomas Knyvet, de jure 5th Baron Berners

bapt.

10 Jun 1596

mar.

28 Feb 1619/20 Hon Catherine Burgh (bur. 1 May 1646; bur. at Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk), sister and cohrss. of Robert [Burgh], 6th or 4th Baron Burgh, and 4th dau. and event. cohrss. of Thomas [Burgh], 5th or 3rd Baron Burgh, by his wife Frances Vaughan, dau. of John Vaughan, of Sutton-on-Derwent, co. York, and Golden Grove, co. Carmarthen

children

1. Sir John Knyvet, later de jure 6th Baron Berners

2. Thomas Knyvet, of Mutford, co. Suffolk (bapt. 22 Feb 1624; d. c. 1658), mar. Emma Haward, dau. of Thomas Haward, and had issue:

1a. John Knyvet, of Trowse, co. Norfolk (bur. Oct 1731), mar. Lucy Suckling, dau. and cohrss. of Charles Suckling, and had issue:

1b. Elizabeth Knyvet, of Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk (bur. 24 Aug 1757), mar. 2 May 1720 Henry Wilson, of Didlington, co. Norfolk (bur. 28 Mar 1741), 1st son and heir of Edward Wilson, of Didlington, co. Norfolk, by his wife Judith Webster, dau. of Henry Webster, of Bungay, co. Suffolk, and had issue:

1c. Henry William Wilson, of Didlington and Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk (bapt. 12 Apr 1728; d. 6 Sep 1796), mar. 20 May 1757 Mary Miller (d. 13 Aug 1772), dau. of Sir John Miller, Bt., and had issue:

1d. Col Robert Wilson, later 9th Baron Berners

2d. Rev Henry Wilson, later 10th Baron Berners

3d. Knyvet Wilson (d. unm.)

4d. William Wilson (dvp. 1792)

5d. Rev George Wilson, Rector of Didlington, co. Norfolk (b. 27 Nov 1768; d. 7 Aug 1837), mar. 12 Sep 1797 Anna Maria Millard (d. 20 Jan 1846), 1st dau. of Rev Charles Millard, Chancellor of Norwich Cathedral, and had issue

1d. Susanna Wilson, mar. (1) William Russell, of Stubbers, co. Essex, and (2) Rev Roger Keddington

2d. Elizabeth Wilson, mar. Col E V Eyre, and had issue

3d. Mary Wilson, mar. Col George Crump, of Alexton Hall, co. Leicester, and had issue

4d. Letitia Wilson, mar. John Sheppard, of High House, Campsey Ash, co. Suffolk

1c. Harriet Wilson, mar. Herbert Leighton, of Bausley, only son of Lt Col Daniel Leighton, of Bausley (by his wife Jane Thorold, 3rd dau. of Nathaniel Thorold, of Grantham, co. Lincoln), 1st son by his second wife of Sir Edward Leighton, 1st Bt., of Wattlesborough, co. Shropshire, and had issue

2b. Lucy Knyvet (bur. 11 Apr 1740), mar. (1) Thomas Holt, of Reading, co. Berkshire (d. Nov 1728), and (2) 1729 John Field, of Reading, co. Berkshire, and had issue by both husbands

1. Elizabeth Knyvet (d. 7 Jul 1670), mar. 1656 as his second wife Sir John Rous, 1st Bt., of Henham Hall, co. Suffolk, and had issue

died

30 Jun 1658 (bur. at Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk)

suc. by

son

 

Sir John Knyvet, de jure 6th Baron Berners

born

mar.

13 Jun 1655 Mary Bedingfield (d. 18 Apr 1713; bur. at Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk), 1st dau. of Sir Thomas Bedingfield, of Darsham, co. Suffolk, Sergeant-at-Law, by his wife Elizabeth Hoskins, dau. of Charles Hoskins, of Oxted, co. Surrey

children

1. Thomas Knyvet, later de jure 7th Baron Berners

1. Elizabeth Knyvet, mar. Thomas Glemham, of Glemham, co. Suffolk, and had issue:

1a. Capt Thomas Glemham (dsp. 1711)

2. Katharine Knyvet, later de jure suo jure Baroness Berners

died

28 Jul 1673 (bur. at Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk)

suc. by

son

note

Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of King Charles II 1661

 

Thomas Knyvet, de jure 7th Baron Berners

bapt.

Feb 1655/6

died

28 Sep 1693 (bur. at Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk)

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Dunwich 1685-87 and for Eye 1689-90

 

On his death the Barony of Berners is deemed to have fallen into abeyance between his two sisters, Elizabeth Glemham and Katharine Harris.  On the death without issue of her nephew, Capt Thomas Glemham, in 1711 the younger daughter became sole heiress to the barony,

 

Katharine Knyvet later Harris later Bokenham, de jure later suo jure Baroness Berners

bapt.

13 Aug 1658

mar. (1)

2 Oct 1685 John Harris, of Paternoster Row, London (dsp. Sep 1686)

mar. (2)

5 Jan 1696 Richard Bokenham, of Weston Market, co. Suffolk (dsp. 2 Sep 1721)

died

s.p. 29 Nov 1743 (bur. at Weston Market, co. Suffolk)

note

became entitled to the barony 30 May 1720 by resolution of the House of Lords

 

On her death the Barony of Berners (and perhaps also that of Thorpe) fell into abeyance amongst the heirs of the body of her uncle, Thomas Knyvet.  On 7 May 1832 the abeyance of the Barony of Berners was terminated in favour of his great-great-grandson,

 

Robert [Wilson], 9th Baron Berners

bapt.

20 Jan 1761

died

25 Mar 1838

note

a Col in the Army

 

On his death the Barony of Berners again fell into abeyance, but within a few days the abeyance was terminated in favour of his younger brother by Royal Warrant dated 2 Apr 1838,

 

Henry [Wilson], 10th Baron Berners

born

1 Oct 1762

mar.

1 May 1788 Elizabeth Sumpter (b. c. 1762; d. 15 Dec 1845), dau. of Thomas Sumpter, of Histon Hall, co. Cambridge

children

1. Hon Henry William Wilson, later 11th Baron Berners

2. Rev Hon Robert Wilson, Rector of Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk (b. 1 Sep 1801; d. 10 Dec 1850), mar. (1) Emma Pigott (dsp.), dau. of Col Piggott, of Doddershall Park, co. Buckingham. and (2) 13 Apr 1832 his cousin Harriet Sheppard (widow of John Sheppard; mar. (3) 23 Jun 1859 Very Rev Edward Newenham Hoare, Dean of Waterford (d. 1 Feb 1877); d. 3 Sep 1881), dau. and cohrss. of Col George Crump, of Alexton Hall, co. Leicester, by his wife Mary Wilson, sister of the 9th and 10th Barons Berners, and 3rd dau. of Henry William Wilson, of Didlington and Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk, and had issue by his second wife:

1a. Harry William Piggott Wilson (b. 11 Feb 1833; d. 28 Apr 1853)

1a. Emma Harriet Wilson, later suo jure Baroness Berners

1. Hon Charlotte Wilson (d. 8 Feb 1857), mar. 3 Apr 1809 Abbot Upcher, of Sheringham, co. Norfolk (d. 11 Feb 1819), and had issue

2. Hon Elizabeth Wilson (d. 10 Feb 1865), mar. 8 Jan 1810 Rev William Chester (d. 22 Oct 1838), and had issue

3. Hon Mary Wilson (d. 28 Jan 1874)

4. Hon Anne Wilson (d. 17 Sep 1875), mar. Rev John M Johnson, Rector of Scoulton, co. Norfolk, and had issue

died

26 Feb 1851

suc. by

son

note

Rector of Kirby Cane, co. Norfolk 1820-51 and of Alexton, co. Leicester, until 1845

 

Henry William [Wilson], 11th Baron Berners

born

23 Feb 1797

mar. (1)

24 Feb 1823 his first cousin once removed Mary Letitia Crump (b. 25 Mar 1800; dsp. 30 Sep 1856), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Col George Crump, of Alexton Hall, co. Leicester, by his wife Mary Wilson, 3rd dau. of Henry William Wilson, of Didlington and Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk

mar. (2)

21 Jul 1857 Hon Henrietta Charlotte Cholmondeley (b. 3 Jun 1823; d. 13 Aug 1874), only dau. of Thomas [Cholmondeley], 1st Baron Delamere, by his wife Henrietta Elizabeth Williams-Wynn, 3rd dau. of Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 4th Bt. MP, by his second wife Charlotte Grenville, 1st dau. of  Rt Hon George Grenville MP, First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1763-65 (by his wife Elizabeth Wyndham, 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Bt., of Orchard Wyndham, by his 1st wife Lady Catherine Seymour, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset), 2nd son of Richard Grenville MP, of Wooton, by his wife Hester Temple, suo jure Countess Temple

died

s.p. 27 Jun 1871

suc. by

niece

note

President of the Royal Agricultural Society 1858

 

Emma Harriet Wilson later Tyrwhit, suo jure Baroness Berners

born

18 Nov 1835

mar.

3 Nov 1853 Sir Henry Thomas Tyrwhit, 3rd Bt., of Stanley Hall, co. Shropshire (b. 16 Apr 1824; d. 26 Jan 1894; bur. at Astley Abbots), 1st son of Sir Thomas John Tyrwhit, 2nd Bt., by his wife Eliza Walwyn Macnamara, yst. dau. of John Macnamara, of St Kitts, West Indies

children

1. Lieut Hon Harry Tyrwhit later Tyrwhit-Wilson, Equerry to the Prince of Wales (b. 7 Aug 1854; dvm. 9 Aug 1891)

2. Hon Sir Raymond Robert Tyrwhit later Tyrwhit-Wilson, 4th Bt., later 13th Baron Berners

3. Cdre Hon Hugh Tyrwhit CSI CVO RN, Private Secretary to First Lord of the Admiralty 1902-05 (b. 14 Jul 1856; dvm. 26 Oct 1907), mar. 10 Aug 1882 Julia Mary Foster (mar. (2) 18 Nov 1908 Col William Ward Bennitt, of Stoke Green House, Slough, co. Berkshire (d. 21 Mar 1931); d. 15 Feb 1931), dau. of William Orme Foster MP, of Apley Park, co. Shropshire, and had issue:

1a. Gerald Hugh Tyrwhit later Tyrwhit-Wilson, later 14th Baron Berners

4. Hon Clement Tyrwhit (b. 21 Oct 1857; d. 28 Feb 1939), mar. 25 Nov 1884 Annie Webb (d. 1 Jan 1936), dau. of John Webb, of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, and had issue:

1a. Hubert Tyrwhit (b. 9 Apr 1887; dvp. 16 Apr 1887)

5. Maj Hon Rupert Tyrwhit (b. 25 May 1859; d. 3 Aug 1940), mar. 15 Nov 1900 Louisa Isabel Frances Wells (d. 20 Jun 1964), 1st dau. of Walter Fox Williamson Wells ICS, and had issue:

1a. Lt-Cdr Lionel Rupert Knyvet Tyrwhit DSO DSC RN (b. 9 Aug 1903; k. in action while commanding HMS Jaguar 26 Mar 1942), mar. 11 Sep 1936 Kathleen Mary Pauline Kenna (dsp. 5 Aug 1998), 1st dau. of Brig-Gen Paul Aloysius Kenna VC DSO

1a. Vera Ruby Tyrwhit, later suo jure Baroness Berners

6. Sub-Lieut Hon Philip Bourchier Tyrwhit RN (b. 28 Nov 1861; dsp. 14 Apr 1938), mar. 8 Dec 1905 Grace Agnes Gallagher (widow of Hugh Gallagher, of Westport, co. Mayo; d. 1 Dec 1949), dau. of John May, of Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin

7. Rev Hon Leonard Francis Tyrwhit MVO OBE, Vicar of Fenton, co. Stafford, Chaplain-in-Ordinary to Queen Victoria 1899, Rector of Rolleston, co. Stafford 1907, Canon of St George's Chapel, Windsor 1910, served in World War I as Chaplin to the Forces (b. 29 Oct 1863; d. 7 Jul 1921)

8. Hon Thomas Knyvet Tyrwhit (b. 28 Dec 1864; dvm. 8 Oct 1886)

9. Hon John Tyrwhit ,surveyor and civil engineer (b. 14 Sep 1876; d. 14 Mar 1937), mar. 5 Aug 1905 Florence Collins, dau. of Richard Collins, of High Plain, Victoria, Australia, and had issue

1. Hon Ardyn Mary Tyrwhit (b. 2 Sep 1860; d. 26 Dec 1922), mar. 11 Apr 1887 Francis [Knollys], 1st Viscount Knollys, and had issue

2. Hon Sibyl Grace Tyrwhit DGStJ (b. 26 Apr 1869; d. 9 Feb 1962), mar. 14 Feb 1895 James Volant Wheeler (d. 15 Apr 1939), 2nd son of Edward Vincent Wheeler DL, of Newnham Court, co. Worcester, and had issue

3. Hon Hester Efa Tyrwhit (b. 4 Feb 1869; d. 4 Mar 1949)

died

18 Aug 1917

suc. by

son

 

Raymond Robert [Tyrwhit later Tyrwhit-Wilson], 13th Baron Berners

born

22 Jul 1855

died

5 Sep 1918

note

suc. his father 26 Jan 1894 as 4th Baronet

suc. by

nephew

 

Gerald Hugh [Tyrwhit later Tyrwhit-Wilson], 14th Baron Berners

born

18 Sep 1883

died

19 Apr 1950

suc. by

cousin

note

on his death the Baronetcy of Tyrwhit became extinct

 

Vera Ruby Tyrwhit later Williams, suo jure Baroness Berners

born

25 Dec 1901

mar.

2 Aug 1927 Harold Williams JP, 2nd son of William Williams, of 59 Eaton Rise, Ealing, London W5

children

1. Hon Pamela Vivian Williams, later suo jure Baroness Berners

2. Hon Rosemary Tyrwhit Williams (b. 20 Jul 1931), mar. 8 Jun 1959 Kelvin Alexander Pollock FCA, of The Malt House, Hollingbourne, co. Kent, son of Kelvin Clayton Pollock, of St Helier, Rochester, co. Kent ,and has issue

died

20 Feb 1992

 

On her death the Barony of Berners fell into abeyance between her two daughters, the Hon Pamela Vivian Kirkham and the Hon Rosemary Tyrwhit Pollock.  In 1995 the abeyance was terminated in favour of the elder daughter,

 

Hon Pamela Vivian Williams later Kirkham, suo jure Baroness Berners

born

30 Sep 1929

mar.

1 Mar 1952 Capt Michael Joseph Sperry Kirkham, 2nd son of Joseph William Kirkham, of Parwich Lees, co. Derby

children

1. Hon Rupert William Tyrwhit Kirkham, of 24 Northampton Street, Bath (b. 18 Feb 1953), mar. 12 Feb 1994 Lisa Carol Judy Lipsey, dau. of Col Edward Gibson Lipsey USAF, of Phoenix, Arizona, USA, and has issue:

1a. Edward Michael Tyrwhit Kirkham (b. 7 Jul 1994)

2. Hon Robin Raymond Tyrwhit Kirkham (b. 1 Dec 1958), mar. 16 Nov 1991 Jennifer Anne Eller, dau. of Eric Gaynor Eller, of Johannesburg, South Africa, and has issue

1. Hon Caroline Rosemary Tyrwhit Kirkham (b. 6 May 1956), mar. 1 Aug 1981 Robert Francis Gordon, of Swiss Cottage, Parwich Lees, Ashbourne, co. Derby, and has issue

 

 Last updated 5 Apr 2010

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Title:

Baroness Berners (16th in line)

(England, writ sum. 24 May 1455)

 

Address:

Ashwellthorpe, 103 Charlton Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL53 9EE

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

ã Copyright: Heraldic Media Limited. All rights reserved.

 

 

 

"