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Biddulph, Baron (UK, 1903)

 

Creation: let. pat. 1 Aug 1903

 

Family name: Biddulph later Maitland Biddulph

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Vert an Eagle displayed and a Canton Argent (Biddulph)[  2nd and 3rd, Or a Lion rampant Gules couped at all his joints of the field within a Double Tressure flory counter-flory Azure (Maitland)

Crest:

A Wolf salient Argent charged on the shoulder with a Trefoil slipped Gules

Supporters:

On either side a Wolf Argent semée of Trefoils slipped Gules

Motto:

Sublimiora Petamus (Let us aim at loftier things)

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Michael [Biddulph], 1st Baron Biddulph

1st son of Robert Biddulph MP, of Ledbury, co. Hereford, by his wife Elizabeth Palmer, dau. of George Palmer MP, of Nazeing Park, co. Essex

born

17 Feb 1834

mar. (1)

9 Aug 1864 Adelaide Georgiana Peel (d. 22 May 1872), 2nd dau. of Gen Rt Hon Jonathan Peel MP (by his wife Lady Alicia Jane Kennedy, dau. of Archibald [Kennedy], 1st Marquess of Ailsa), 5th son by his first wife of Sir Robert Peel, 1st Bt.

children by first wife

1. Hon John Michael Gordon Biddulph, later 2nd Baron Biddulph

2. Hon Claud William Biddulph (b. 8 Feb 1871; d. 6 Aug 1954), mar. 12 Dec 1906 his second cousin once removed Margaret Howard (d. 21 Jun 1970), only dau. of Alfred John Howard, of Warton Hall, Isleworth, co. Middlesex, by his wife Mary Alice Kennedy, only dau. of Lord Gilbert Kennedy (by his wife Margaret Baird, dau. of Sir David Baird of Newbyth, 2nd Bt.), brother of Archibald [Kennedy], 2nd Marquess of Ailsa, and 5th son of Lord Archibald Kennedy, styled Earl of Cassillis (by his wife Eleanor Allardyce, only dau. and hrss. of Alexander Allardyce of Dunnottar), 1st son and heir ap. of Archibald [Kennedy], 1st Marquess of Ailsa, and had issue

1. Adela Margaret Mary Biddulph (dvp. young Sep 1876)

2. Hon Edith Mary Biddulph (d. 1939), mar. 31 Mar 1891 Charles Wentworth Bell JP DL, of Bronsil, Eastnor, co. Hereford (d. 20 Jan 1929), and had issue

3. Hon Violet Maud Biddulph (d. 7 Mar 1960)

mar. (2)

16 Jul 1877 Lady Elizabeth Philippa Adeane VA (b. 15 Nov 1834; widow of Henry John Adeane MP, of Babraham, co. Cambridge;  d. 13 Jan 1916), 1st dau. of Charles Philip [Yorke], 4th Earl of Hardwicke, by his wife Hon Susan Liddell, 6th dau. of Thomas Henry [Liddell], 1st Baron Ravensworth

died

6 Apr 1923

created

1 Aug 1903 Baron Biddulph, of Ledbury in the County of Hereford

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Herefordshire 1865-85 and (Liberal Unionist) for South Herefordshire 1885-1900

 

John Michael Gordon [Biddulph], 2nd Baron Biddulph

born

19 Nov 1869

mar.

10 Nov 1896 Marjorie Caroline Susan Mure (d. 9 Nov 1961), 3rd dau. of Lt Col William Mure MP, of Caldwell, Ayrshire, by his wife Hon Constance Elizabeth Wyndham, 4th dau. of George [Wyndham], 1st Baron Leconfield

children

1. Hon Michael William John Biddulph, later 3rd Baron Biddulph

2. Hon Rupert Arthur Biddulph (b. 1 Jul 1904; d. 26 Jan 1975)

1. Hon Adelaide Mary Biddulph (d. 1985), mar. 25 Jul 1929 her second cousin Henry Vincent Yorke (the novelist Henry Green; b. 29 Oct 1905; d. 13 Dec 1973), 3rd son of Capt Vincent Wodehouse Yorke, of Forthampton Court, Tewkesbury, co. Gloucester, by his wife Hon Maud Evelyn Wyndham, 2nd dau. of Henry [Wyndham], 2nd Baron Leconfield, and had issue

2. Hon Mary Constance Biddulph, mar. as his first wife 9 Jul 1929 (div. 1938) Capt Montagu William Lowry-Corry, Deputy Chairman Westminster City Council 1964-65 (b. 21 Mar 1907; d. 16 Jun 1977), only surv. son of Brig-Gen Noel Armar Lowry-Corry DSO (by his second wife Hon Clare O'Brien, 1st dau. by his second wife of Edward Donough [O'Brien], 14th Baron Inchiquin), 1st son of Armar Henry Lowry-Corry (by his wife Alice Margaret Greg, only dau. of Thomas Greg, of Ballymenoch House, Co. Down), 1st son of Rt Hon Henry Thomas Lowry-Corry MP, First Lord of the Admiralty (by his wife Lady Harriet Anne Ashley-Cooper, 2nd dau. of Cropley Ashley [Cooper], 6th Earl of Shaftesbury), 2nd son of Somerset [Lowry-Corry], 2nd Earl Belmore

died

17 Dec 1949

suc. by

son

note

Governor, Guy's Hospital; Director, Martin's Bank

 

Michael William John [Biddulph], 3rd Baron Biddulph

born

6 Mar 1898

mar.

21 Oct 1925 Lady Amy Louise Agar (d. 1983), 6th dau. of Sidney James [Agar], 4th Earl of Normanton, by his wife Lady Amy Frederica Alice Byng, 2nd dau. of Henry William John [Byng], 4th Earl of Strafford

children

1. Hon Robert Michael Christian Biddulph, later 4th Baron Biddulph

2. Hon Edward Sidney Biddulph (b. 16 Nov 1934; d. 25 Oct 2001)

1. Hon Marjorie Amy (Molly) Biddulph (b. 17 Dec 1927; d. 22 Jun 2014), mar. 15 Jan 1947 (Thomas Ian) Michael Walker-Munro (b. 1 Oct 1922; d. 31 Dec 1965), 1st son of Ian Charles Ronald Walker-Munro (by his wife and cousin Morna Violet Munro, 1st surv. dau. of Sir Hugh Thomas Munro of Lindertis, 5th Bt.), 1st son of Lt Cdr Edward Lionel Munro later Walker-Munro RN (by his wife Mabel Zoe Walker, only child and hrss. of Thomas Walker, of Eastwood Hall, co. Nottingham), 2nd son of Sir Campbell Munro of Lindertis, 3rd Bt., and had issue

2. Hon Susan Louise Biddulph (b. 24 Aug 1929; d. 23 Sep 2009)

died

21 Jul 1972

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, Coldstream Guards

 

Robert Michael Christian [Biddulph], 4th Baron Biddulph

born

6 Jan 1931

mar.

9 Apr 1958 Lady Mary Helena Maitland (granted the precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 28 Oct 1953), 1st dau. of Hon Ivor Colin James Maitland, styled Viscount Maitland (by his wife Helena Ruth Perrott, 2nd dau. of Col Sir Herbert Perrott, 6th Bt. CH CB), 1st son and heir app. of Ian Colin [Maitland], 15th Earl of Lauderdale, by his wife Ethel Mary Ivy Bell-Irving, 1st dau. of James Jardine Bell-Irving, of Makerstoun, co. Kelso

children

1. Hon (Anthony) Nicholas Colin Biddulph later Maitland Biddulph, later 5th Baron Biddulph

2. Hon William Ian Robert Biddulph later Maitland Biddulph (b. 27 Mar 1963)

1. Hon Fiona Mary Biddulph later Maitland Biddulph (b. 28 Aug 1961), mar. 1994 Anthony Henry Joseph Fraser, of The Priory, Ketton, co. Rutland (b. 4 Jan 1959), 1st son of Roderick Andrew Fraser (by his wife Ethel Mary Drage, 1st dau. of Cdr Charles Hardinge Drage RN), 3rd son of Maj Hon Alastair Thomas Joseph Fraser DSO JP DL (by his wife Lady Sibyl Grimston, 5th dau. of James Walter [Grimston], 3rd Earl of Verulam), 4th son of Simon [Fraser], 13th Lord Lovat, and has issue

died

3 Nov 1988

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, 16th/5th Queen's Royal Lancers; Member, Roxburgh County Council 1961-70; Underwriting Member of Lloyd's; Liveryman, Armourers' and Brasiers' Company

 

Anthony Nicholas Colin [Biddulph later Maitland Biddulph], 5th Baron Biddulph

born

8 Apr 1959

mar.

28 Aug 1993 (div. 2001) Hon Sian Diana Gibson-Watt, 2nd dau. of James David [Gibson-Watt}, Baron Gibson-Watt (Life Peer), by his wife Diana Hambro, dau. of Sir Charles Hambro KBE MC

children

1. Hon Robert Julian Watt Maitland Biddulph (b. 8 Jul 1994)

2. Hon David Michael William Maitland Biddulph (b. 20 Oct 1997)

note

interior designer and sporting manager; Liveryman, Armourers' and Braziers' Company

 

Last updated: 18 Jul 2014

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Title:

5th Baron Biddulph, of Ledbury in the County of Hereford

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 1 Aug 1903)

 

Addresses:

8 Orbel Street, London SW11 3NZ

Tel:  020 7228 9865

Makerstoun House, Kelso, Borders TD5 7PA

Tel:  01573 460234

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