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Darwen, Baron (UK, 1946)

 

Creation: let. pat. 12 Feb 1946

 

Family name: Davies

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Arms:

 None granted

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John Percival [Davies], 1st Baron Darwen

son of Thomas Pearce Davies, of Heatherfield, Darwen, and Pengarth, Grange-over-Sands, co. Lancaster, by his first wife Lucy Dora Webb, dau. of John Stubbins Webb

born

28 Mar 1885

mar.

18 Mar 1914 (Mary) Kathleen Brown (d. 26 Jan 1964), dau. of Alfred Kemp Brown, of Broxholme, Golders Green Garden Suburb, London

died

26 Dec 1950

created

12 Feb 1946 Baron Darwen, of Heys-in-Bowland in the West Riding of the County of York

suc. by

son

note

cotton manufacturer; Lord-in-Waiting to King George VI 1949-50

 

Cedric Percival [Davies], 2nd Baron Darwen

born

18 Feb 1915

mar.

14 Jul 1934 Kathleen Dora Walker, dau. of George Sharples Walker, of Pendleton, Manchester

died

9 Dec 1988

suc. by

son

note

Warden, Letchworth Adult Educational Settlement 1948-51; Educational Secretary, National Association for Mental Health 1951-53; Managing Director, Darwen Finlayson, publishers 1954-73; Chairman, Hollybank Engineering 1957-70; Deputy Chairman, Literary Periodicals 1960-62; President, Independent Publishers' Guild 1973-88; Hon Treasurer, National Peace Council 1954-88

 

Roger Michael [Davies], 3rd Baron Darwen

born

28 Jun 1938

mar.

16 Sep 1961 Gillian Irene Hardy, dau. of Eric G Hardy, of Valley View, Leigh Woods, Bristol

children

1. Hon Paul Davies, later 4th Baron Darwen

2. Hon Benjamin Davies, heir presumptive to the Barony of Darwen (b. 16 Dec 1966)

1. Hon Sarah Davies (b. 17 Aug 1963)

2. Hon Naomi Davies (b. 2 Feb 1965)

3. Hon Mary Davies (b. 17 Nov 1969)

died

26 May 2011

suc. by

son

 

Paul [Davies], 4th Baron Darwen

born

20 Feb 1962

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Darwen is Hon Benjamin Davies, second son of the 3rd Baron Darwen and younger brother of the present Baron.

 

 Last updated 17 Jul 2011

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Title:

4th Baron Darwen, of Heys-in-Bowland in the West Riding of the County of York

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 12 Feb 1946)

 

Address:

The Labourer's Rest, Green Street, Pleshey, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1HT

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