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Brentford, Viscount (UK, 1929)


Creation: let. pat. 5 Jul 1929


Family name: Joynson-Hicks




Gules on a Fess wavy between three Fleurs-de-lis Or a Portcullis Sable all within a Bordure of the second


A Stag's Head proper gorged with a Collar Or thereon five Roses Gules and charged on the neck with a Fleur-de-lis Gold


On either side a Stag proper gorged with a Collar Or thereon five Roses Gules and charged on the neck with a Fleur-de-lis Gold


Cassis Tutissima Virtus (Virtue is the safest helmet)



William [Hicks later Joynson-Hicks], 1st Viscount Brentford, PC

son of Henry Hicks, of Bexhill, co. Sussex, by his wife Harriett Watts, dau. of William Watts, of Oadby, co. Leicester


23 Jun 1865


12 Jun 1895 Grace Lynn Joynson (d. 17 Jan 1952), only child of Richard Hampson Joynson, of Chasefield, Bowdon, co. Chester


1. Hon Richard Cecil Joynson-Hicks, later 2nd Viscount Brentford

2. Hon Lancelot William Joynson-Hicks, later 3rd Viscount Brentford

1. Hon Helen Grace Joynson-Hicks (b. 2 Jun 1899; d. 14 Dec 1969)


8 Jun 1932


20 Sep 1919 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled " of Holmbury"

5 Jul 1929 Viscount Brentford, of Newick in the County of Sussex

suc. by



Member of Parliament for North West Manchester 1908-10, for Brentford 1911-18 and for Twickenham 1918-29; Postmaster-General and Paymaster-General 1923;  Privy Councillor 1923; Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1923; Minister of Health 1923-24;  Secretary of State for Home Affairs 1924-29; Privy Councillor [NI] 1928


Richard Cecil Joynson [Joynson-Hicks], 2nd Viscount Brentford


15 Nov 1896

mar. (1)

28 Oct 1920 Evelyn Mary Rothery McNellan (d. 27 Nov 1954), dau. of John Francis McNellan, of Dollar, co. Clackmannan

mar. (2)

16 Sep 1955 Grace Esther Amelia McNellan (widow of Donald Sinclair Tait McNellan, of Johannesburg, South Africa;  d. 1984), dau. of Arthur Ernest Alfred Tothill, of Cape Town, South Africa


s.p. 27 Jun 1958

suc. by



Lancelot William [Joynson-Hicks], 3rd Viscount Brentford


10 Apr 1902


15 Jul 1931 Phyllis Allfrey (d. 1979), only dau. of Maj Herbert Cyril Allfrey, of Newnton House, Tetbury, co. Gloucester

only child

1. Hon Crispin William Joynson-Hicks, later 4th Viscount Brentford


25 Feb 1983


21 Jan 1956 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Newick"

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Chichester 1942-58; Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Fuel and Power 1851-55


Crispin William [Joynson-Hicks], 4th Viscount Brentford


7 Apr 1933


21 Mar 1964 Gillian Evelyn Schluter OBE, 1st dau. of Gerald Edward Schluter OBE, of Nairobi, Kenya


1. Hon Paul William Joynson-Hicks (b. 18 Apr 1971), mar. (1) 9 Dec 2000 (div. 20...) Helen McGowan Barrington-Ward (mar. (2) 17 Apr 2007 James Orr), 2nd dau. of Rt Rev Simon Barrington-Ward KCMG, and (2) Catharine Muir, dau. of Richard Muir, of Kower Molo, Kenya, and has issue by his second wife:

1a. Molly Elizabeth Johnson-Hicks (b. 27 Sep 2007)

1. Hon Emma Rosalie Joynson-Hicks (b. 11 Feb 1966)

2. Hon Rowena Phyllis Joynson-Hicks (b. 23 Oct 1967), mar. 1989 Samuel J Banks, 2nd son of M J Banks, of Bishop's Stortford, co. Hertford

3. Hon Amy Gillian Joynson-Hicks (b. 29 Nov 1978)


 Last updated 17 Oct 2013




4th Viscount Brentford, of Newick in the County of Sussex

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 5 Jul 1929)

4th Baronet, styled "of Holmbury"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 20 Sep 1919)

2nd Baronet, styled "of Newick"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 21 Jan 1956)



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