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Crawshaw, Baron (UK, 1892)
Creation: let. pat. 25 Aug 1892
Family name: Brooks
Argent three Bars wavy Azure a Cross Fleury Erminois in chief a Fountain
A Demi Lion proper maned Argent charged on the shoulder with a Fountain and holding in the paws a Pheon in bend sinister proper stringed Or
Dexter: a Stag Argent; Sinister: a Horse Argent, each collared wavy Azure and suspended from the collar an Escutcheon Erminois charged with a Fountain
Finem Respice (Consider the end)
Thomas [Brooks], 1st Baron Crawshaw
4th son of John Brooks, of Crawshaw Hall, co. Lancaster, by his wife Alice Marshall, dau. of James Marshall
15 May 1825
7 Aug 1851 Catherine Jones (d. 26 Jun 1917), dau. of John Jones, of Kelsall Hall, co. Salop
5 Feb 1908
9 Feb 1891 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Crawshaw Hall and of Whatton House"
25 Aug 1892 Baron Crawshaw, of Crawshaw in the County of Lancaster and of Whatton in the County of Leicester
William [Brooks], 2nd Baron Crawshaw
16 Oct 1853
12 Oct 1882 Mary Ethel Hicks-Beach (d. 1 Oct 1914), dau. of Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, 8th Bt.
19 Jan 1929
Gerald Beach [Brooks], 3rd Baron Crawshaw
1 Apr 1884
4 Mar 1930 Marjory Sheila Clifton (d. 5 Sep 1964), only dau. of Lt Col Percy Robert Bruce later Clifton CMG DSO, of Clifton Hall, co. Nottingham, by his first wife Alethea Georgina Paget, 1st dau. of Rt Hon Sir Richard Paget, 1st Bt., of Cranmore Hall, Shepton Mallet, co. Somerset
1. Hon William Michael Clifton Brooks, later 4th Baron Crawshaw
2. Hon David Gerald Brooks, later 5th Baron Crawshaw
3. Hon John Patrick Brooks, heir presumptive to the Barony of Crawshaw, of 25 Cadogan Street, London SW3 (b. 17 Mar 1938), mar. 17 Jun 1967 Rosemary Vans Agnew Franks, only dau. of C Vans Agnew Franks, of Greenways, Hunmanby, co. York, and has issue:
1a. Edward Samuel Brooks (b. 1969)
1a. Caroline Miranda Brooks (b. 1972)
1. Hon Mary Aletheia Brooks (b. 12 Mar 1931; d. 17 Nov 2000)
21 Oct 1946
William Michael Clifton [Brooks], 4th Baron Crawshaw
25 Mar 1933
7 Nov 1997
David Gerald [Brooks], 5th Baron Crawshaw
14 Sep 1934
27 Oct 1970 Belinda Mary Burgess, dau. of George Burgess, of 14 Kirkwood Avenue, Sandringham, Melbourne, Australia
1. Hon Susanna Brooks (b. 5 Feb 1974)
2. Hon Amanda Brooks (b. 17 Feb 1975)
3. Hon Elisabeth Brooks (b. 1976)
4. Hon Katharine Brooks (b. 1978)
The heir presumptive to the Barony of Crawshaw is Hon John Patrick Brooks, third son of the 3rd Baron Crawshaw and younger brother of the present Baron.
Last updated 26 Oct 2003
5th Baron Crawshaw, of Crawshaw in the County of Lancaster and of Whatton in the County of Leicester
(United Kingdom, let. pat. 25 Aug 1892)
5th Baronet, styled "of Crawshaw Hall and Whatton House"
(United Kingdom, let. pat. 9 Feb 1891)
Little Riste Farm, Long Whatton, Loughborough, Leicestershire
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