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Colwyn, Baron (UK, 1917)

 

Creation: let. pat. 22 Jun 1917

 

Family name: Smith later Hamilton-Smith

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Arms:

Per chevron Gules and Argent in chief two Cocks of the second in base a Whale spouting proper

Crest:

Upon a Whale a Cock both as in the Arms

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Miner holding in his exterior hand and resting on his shoulder a Pick-Axe suspended from his belt a Miner's Lamp all proper;  Sinister: a Female Weaver holding in her exterior hand a Shuttle also proper

Motto:

Gratias Ago (I give thanks)

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Frederick Henry [Smith], 1st Baron Colwyn, PC

1st son of Joshua Smith, of Eccles, co. Lancaster, by his wife Elizabeth Whallet, dau. of John Henry Whalley, of Trawden, co. Lancaster

born

24 Jan 1859

mar.

3 Apr 1882 Elizabeth Ann Savage (d. 26 Jan 1945), dau. of Hamilton Savage, of Eccles, Manchester

died

26 Jan 1946

created

9 Jul 1912 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Colwyn Bay"

22 Jun 1917 Baron Colwyn, of Colwyn Bay in the County of Denbigh

suc. by

grandson

 

[Hon Frederick Henry Hamilton Smith]

1st son and heir app. of Frederick Henry [Smith], 1st Baron Colwyn

born

5 Jun 1887

mar.

14 Oct 1913 Hilda Ross (mar. (2) 20 Dec 1932 J F Hardy-Smith, of Cirencester;  d. 4 Sep 1964), 1st dau. of John Ross, of Alexandria, Egypt

died

v.p. 7 Jan 1931

note

father of Frederick John Vivian [Smith], 2nd Baron Colwyn

 

Frederick John Vivian [Smith], 2nd Baron Colwyn

born

26 Nov 1914

mar. (1)

21 Dec 1940  (div. 1951) Miriam Gwendoline Ferguson (f. 8 Jan 1996), only dau. of Victor Bruce Ferguson, of Abbotsdene, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, co. Gloucester

mar. (2)

18 Jul 1952 (div. 1954) Hermione Sophia O'Bryen Hoare (d. 1989), only dau. of Cyril Bertie Edward O'Bryen Hoare, of D'Avigdor House, Hove, co. Sussex, by his wife Isabel Mary Fielder, 2nd dau. of Edward Fielder

mar. (3)

8 Jan 1955 Beryl Reddington (former wife of Edward Chorley Cookson MBE, and widow of Mortimer Reddington;  mar. (4) 1969 Sir George Taylor;  d. 1987), dau. of Harvey Walker, of Heathgates House, co. Salop

died

29 May 1966

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Ian Anthony Hamilton [Smith later Hamilton-Smith], 3rd Baron Colwyn, CBE

born

1 Jan 1942

mar. (1)

30 May 1964 (div. 1977) Sonia Jane Morgan (d. 4 Sep 2006), 2nd dau. of Peter Henry Geoffrey Morgan, of Upton-on-Severn, co. Worcester

children by first wife

1. Hon Craig Peter Hamilton-Smith (b. 13 Oct 1968)

1. Hon Jacqueline Jane Hamilton-Smith (b. 5 Mar 1967)

mar. (2)

24 Mar 1977 Nicola Jeanne Tyers, dau. of Arthur Tyers, of The Avenue, Sunbury-on-Thames, co. Middlesex

children by second wife

2. Hon Kirsten Antonia Hamilton-Smith (b. 17 Jan 1981)

3. Hon Tanya Nicole Hamilton-Smith (b. 14 Jan 1983)

note

elected hereditary peer (Deputy Speaker - Conservative), House of Lords 1999

 

 Last updated 24 Oct 2006

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Titles:

3rd Baron Colwyn, of Colwyn Bay in the County of Denbigh

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Jun 1917)

3rd Baronet, styled "of Colwyn Bay"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 9 Jul 1912)

 

Address:

53 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YH

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