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de Villiers, Baron (UK, 1910)

 

Creation: let. pat. 21 Sep 1910

 

Family name: de Villiers

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Arms:

Azure a Bend enhanced Argent on a Mount in base a Paschal Lamb proper

Crest:

Issuant from a Circlet of Gold embellished with nine Pearls raised upon points a Dexter Arm in Armour embowed grasping in the hand a Seax Argent

Supporters:

On either side a Springbok proper gorged with a Circlet of Gold embellished with nine Pearls raised upon points

Motto:

La Main A L'Oeuvre (The hand to the work)

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John Henry [de Villiers], 1st Baron de Villiers, KCMG PC

2nd son of Charles Christian de Villiers, of Paarl, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, by his wife Dorothea Elizabeth Retief, dau. of Johannes Hendrik Retief

born

15 Jun 1842

mar.

7 Mar 1871 Aletta Joanna Jordaan (d. Aug 1922), dau. of Jan Pieter Jordaan, of Worcester, Cape Colony, South Africa

children

1. Hon Charles Percy de Villiers, later 2nd Baron de Villiers

2. Hon Jean Henry Tallefer de Villiers (b. 30 Nov 1879; dsp. 1944), mar. 18 Jun 1910 Minnie Urtel, dau. of Manuel Daniel Urtel, of Hoelenhof, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

1. Hon Alida Johanna de Villiers (b. 1 Jan 1873; d. 17 Oct 1918), mar. 11 Mar 1897 Phillippus Albertus Myburgh Cloete, of Oosterzee, Wynberg, and had issue

died

2 Sep 1914

created

21 Sep 1910 Baron de Villiers, of Wynberg in the Province of the Cape of Good Hope in the Union of South Africa

suc. by

son

note

barrister, Inner Temple 1865; Member of the Cape Parliament for Worcester 1866-73; Attorney-General of Cape Colony 1872-74;  Chief Justice of Cape Colony and President of the Legislative Council 1874-1910;  knighted 1877; KCMG 1882; Privy Councillor 1897; Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Union of South Africa 1910-14;  Acting Governor-General of the Union of South Africa 1914

 

Charles Percy [de Villiers], 2nd Baron de Villiers

born

24 Nov 1871

mar.

14 Jan 1911 Adelheid Selma Hélène Koch (d. 28 Jan 1968), dau. of Henri Christian Koch, of Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa

children

1. Hon Arthur Percy de Villiers, later 3rd Baron de Villiers

2. Hon John Maurice de Villiers, solicitor (b. 13 Jun 1915; dspm. 1988), mar. 1946 Christine Mary Buller, dau. of A C Buller, of Dwarsriviershoek, Stellenbosch, and had issue

1. Hon Yvonne Aletta de Villiers (b. 25 Aug 1913), mar. 3 Oct 1939 James Kenneth Hill, of Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia (d. 9 Apr 1997), and had issue

died

10 Feb 1934

suc. by

son

note

Assistant Judge of the Supreme Court, Natal

 

Arthur Percy [de Villiers], 3rd Baron de Villiers

born

17 Dec 1911

mar.

9 Nov 1939 (div. 1958) Edna Alexis Lovett Mackinnon, 1st dau. of Rev Dr Alexander D Mackinnon, of Peachland, Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada

children

1. Hon Alexander Charles de Villiers, later 4th Baron de Villiers

1. Hon Celia Yvonne Lovett de Villiers (b. 7 Nov 1942), mar. (1) 23 Mar 1968 (div. 1978) Robin Hastings Sancroft Beck, son of Hastings Beck, of Cape Town, and (2) 1979 Alan McCallum, and has issue by both husbands

2. Hon Rosemary Aletta de Villiers (b. 20 Mar 1946), mar. (1) 1967 (div.1979) Robin Anderson Elliott, and has issue

died

23 Mar 2001

note

barrister, Inner Temple 1938 and of the Auckland Supreme Court 1949

 

Alexander Charles [de Villiers], 4th Baron de Villiers

born

29 Dec 1940

mar.

1966 (div. 19...) ..... .....

 

There is no heir to the Barony of de Villiers.

 

 Last updated 14 Feb 2003

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Title:

4th Baron de Villiers, of Wynberg in the Province of the Cape of Good Hope in the Union of South Africa

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 21 Sep 1910)

 

Address:

PO Box 66, Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand

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