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Denham, Baron (UK, 1937)
Creation: let. pat. 24 May 1937
Family name: Bowyer
Or a Bend Vair cotised Sable
A Falcon rising belled Or
Dexter: a Golden Retriever; Sinister: a Black Greyhound proper, each charged on the shoulder with a Portcullis Or
Contentment Passe Richesse (Contentment surpasses riches)
George Edward Wentworth [Bowyer], 1st Baron Denham, MC
1st son of Lt Col Wentworth Grenville Bowyer, by his wife Eva Mary Lane, dau. of Maj Gen Charles Stuart Lane CB
16 Jan 1886
27 Feb 1919 Hon Daphne Freeman-Mitford (d. Apr 1996), 4th dau. of Algernon Bertram [Freeman-Mitford], 1st Baron Redesdale, by his wife Lady Clementine Gertrude Helen Ogilvie, 2nd dau. of David Graham Drummond [Ogilvie], 5th Earl of Airlie
30 Nov 1948
21 Jan 1933 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire"
24 May 1937 Baron Denham, of Weston Underwood in the County of Buckingham
Junior Lord of the Treasury 1927-29; Comptroller of HM Household 1935
Bertram Stanley Mitford [Bowyer], 2nd Baron Denham, KBE PC
3 Oct 1927
14 Feb 1956 Jean McCorquodale, only dau. of Maj Kenneth McCorquodale MC, of Fambridge Hall, White Notley, co. Essex, by his wife Ellen Viva Martin, 1st dau. of Lt Col Martin Martin, of Ostaig, Isle of Skye
1. Hon Richard Grenville George Bowyer (b. 8 Feb 1959), mar. (1) 1988 (div. 19...) Eleanor Sharpe, only dau. of A Sharpe, and (2) 17 Aug 1996 Dagmar Bozek, only dau. of Kavel Hugo Bozek, of Breslau, Czech Republic
2. Hon Henry Martin Mitford Bowyer (b. 9 May 1963), mar. 10 Sep 1994 Barbara Strachan, dau. of J H Strachan, of Ednaston, co. Derby, and has issue
3. Hon George Philip Paul Bowyer (b. 13 Dec 1964)
1. Hon Jocelyn Jane Bowyer (b. 18 Oct 1957), mar. 1995 Kenneth Roland George, and has issue
suc. his kinsman 27 Sep 1950 as 10th Baronet of Denham; elected to the House of Lords 1999
Last updated 24 Aug 2004
2nd Baron Denham, of Weston Underwood in the County of Buckingham
(United Kingdom, let. pat. 24 May 1937)
10th Baronet, styled "of Denham Court, Buckinghamshire"
(England, let. pat. 25 Jun 1660)
2nd Baronet, styled "of Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire"
(United Kingdom, let. pat. 21 Jan 1933)
The Laundry Cottage, Weston Underwood, Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 5JZ
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