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Derwent, Baron (UK, 1881)

 

Creation: let. pat. 10 Oct 1881

 

Family name: Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th Argent a saltire Sable in base a Human Heart ensigned with a Regal Crown Or on a Chief Gules three Woolpacks of the third (Johnson);  2nd and 3rd per fess the first Or and the last per pale Gules and Vert a Demi Eagle with two heads displayed issuing in chief Sable the dexter base charged with a Tower the sinister with five Towers in saltire of the first the Gate and Portcullis of each proper (Vanden-Bempdé)

Crests:

1st:  A Winged Spur erect Or strapped Gules buckled Argent (Johnstone);  2nd:  The Battlements of a Tower Argent issuant therefrom a Demi Eagle with two heads displayed Sable (Vanden-Bempdé)

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Lion Ermine crowned Or and charged on the breast with an Escutcheon Or thereon a Winged Spur Gules;  Sinister:  a Horse Ermine bridled and saddled Gules and charged on the shoulder as the dexter

Motto:

Nunquam Non Paratus (Never unprepared)

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Harcourt [Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone], 1st Baron Derwent

1st son and heir of Sir John Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone, 2nd Bt., of Hackness Hall, co. York, by his wife Louisa Augusta Venables-Vernon-Harcourt, 2nd dau. of Most Rev Hon Edward Venables-Vernon later Venables-Vernon-Harcourt DD, Archbishop of York (by his wife Lady Anne Leveson-Gower, 3rd dau. by his second wife of Granville [Leveson-Gower], 1st Marquess of Stafford), 2nd son by his third wife of George [Vernon later Venables-Vernon], 1st Baron Vernon

born

3 Jan 1829

mar.

27 May 1850 Charlotte Mills (d. 22 Aug 1903), sister of Charles Henry [Mills], 1st Baron Hillingdon, and 2nd dau. of Sir Charles Mills, 2nd Bt., by his wife Emily Cox, dau. of Richard Henry Cox, of Hillingdon, co. Middlesex

died

1 Mar 1916

created

10 Oct 1881 Baron Derwent, of Hackness in the North Riding of the County of York

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 24 Feb 1869 as 3rd Baronet of Hackness

 

Francis [Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone], 2nd Baron Derwent

born

26 May 1851

mar.

23 Sep 1880 Ethel Strickland-Constable (d. 2 Oct 1891), 1st dau. of Henry Strickland later Strickland-Constable, of Wassand, co. York, by his wife Cornelia Charlotte Anne Dumaresq, yst. dau. of Col Henry Dumaresq

died

s.p.m. 20 Apr 1929

suc. by

nephew

 

George Harcourt [Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone], 3rd Baron Derwent

1st surv. son of Hon Edward Henry Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone (by his wife Hon Evelyn Mary Agar-Ellis, 3rd dau. of Leopold George Frederick [Agar-Ellis], 5th Viscount Clifden), 2nd son of Harcourt [Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone], 1st Baron Derwent

born

22 Oct 1899

mar.

21 Dec 1929 Comtesse Sabine Czaykowska (d. 18 May 1941), dau. of Gen D Iliesco, Chief of General Staff, Roumanian Army

died

s.p. 12 Jan 1949

suc. by

brother

 

Patrick Robin Gilbert [Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone], 4th Baron Derwent, CBE

born

26 Oct 1901

mar.

7 Dec 1929 Marie-Louisa Henriette Myburgh (former wife of Brig Philip Stafford Myburgh CBE DSO MC;  d. 1985), dau. of Albert Picard, of Paris, France

died

2 Jan 1986

suc. by

son

note

granted a patent of precedence as the younger son of a Baron 14 Aug 1929

 

Robin Evelyn Leo [Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone], 5th Baron Derwent, LVO DL

born

30 Oct 1930

mar.

12 Jan 1957 Sybille Marie Louise Marcelle, dau. of Vicomte de Simard de Pitray

children

1. Hon Francis Patrick Harcourt Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone (b. 23 Sep 1965), mar. 6 Oct 1990 Cressida E Bourke, only dau. of Christopher Bourke, of London

1. Hon Emmeline Veronica Louise Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone (b. 3 Nov 1958), mar. 4 Sep 1982 James Winterbotham, of 48 Oakley Road, London, son of Richard Winterbotham, of The Hall, Wittersham, co. Kent, and has issue

2. Hon Joanna Louise Claudia Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone (b. 1 Mar 1962), mar. 1991 Timothy Matthews, 2nd son of Rev Canon John Matthews, of Walberswick, co. Suffolk, and has issue

3. Hon Isabelle Catherine Sophie Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone (b. 26 Nov 1968), mar. 19 Sep 1998 Nikolai Tabin, of Arkle Street, Prehran, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, only son of Hugo Tabain, of Wonthaggi, Australia, and has issue

 

 Last updated 26 Aug 2004

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Titles:

5th Baron Derwent, of Hackness in the North Riding of the County of York

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 10 Oct 1881)

7th Baronet, styled "of Hackness"

(Great Britain, let. pat. 6 Jul 1795)

 

Addresses:

Hackness Hall, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO13 0BL

Flat 6, Sovereign Court, Wrights Lane, London W8 5SH

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