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Carson, Baron (UK, 1921 - 1935)


Creation: let.pat. 1 Jun 1921


Extinct: 22 Oct 1935


Family name: Carson







Edward Henry [Carson], Baron Carson, PC

2nd son of Edward Henry Carson, of Dublin, by his wife Isabella Lambert, dau. of Capt Peter Lambert, of Castle Ellen, Athenry, co. Galway


9 Feb 1854

mar. (1)

1879 Sarah Forster Kirwan (d. 6 Apr 1913), dau. of H Persse Kirwan, of Triston Lodge, co. Galway

children by first wife

1. Hon William Henry Lambert Carson (dvp. 5 May 1930)

2. Cmdr Hon Walter Seymour Carson RN (b. 1890; d. 19...)

1. Hon ..... Carson

2. Hon ..... Carson

mar. (2)

17 Sep 1914 Ruby Frewen,1st dau. of Lt Col Stephen Frewen later Frewen-Laton MP, of Winton, co. York, Charlton Musgrove, co. Somerset, and Derrylea Lodge, Connemara, co. Galway, by his first wife Emily Augusta Peacocke, 2nd dau. of Warren William Richard Peacocke, of Efford Park, co. Hampshire

only child by second wife

3. Hon Edward Carson (b. 1920; d. 1987), mar. Heather Sclater, dau. of Frank Arthur Sclater OBE MC, of Milford, co. Surrey


22 Oct 1935


1 Jun 1921 for life Baron Carson, of Duncairn in the County of Antrim


Barrister, King's Inns 1877, QC 1889, Bencher 1891; Member of Parliament (Unionist) for Dublin University 1892-1918 and for Duncairn 1918-21; Solicitor-General for Ireland 1892; Barrister, Middle Temple 1893, QC 1894, Bencher 1900, Treasurer 1922; Privy Councillor [I] 1896; knighted 1900; Solicitor-General 1900-05; Privy Councillor [GB] 1905; Attorney-General 1915; First Lord of the Admiralty 1916-17; a member of the War Cabinet without portfolio 1917-18; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1921-29


First written 15 Sep 2004



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