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Ebbisham, Baron (UK, 1928 - 1991)


Creation: 5 Jul 1928


Extinct: 12 Apr 1991


Family name: Blades




Azure on a Saltire between four Pheons Argent a Portcullis chained Sable on a Chief Or a Lion passant Gules


Issuant from a Mural Crown Or a Talbot's Head Sable between two Branches of Oak fructed proper


On either side a Talbot Sable charged on the shoulder with a Portcullis chained Or encircled by a Chaplet of Oak proper tied Gold


Pro Deo, Rege et Patria



(George) Rowland [Blades], 1st Baron Ebbisham, GBE JP DL

only child of Rowland Hill Blades, of Sydenham, co. Kent, by his wife Agnes Amelia Fletcher, yst. dau. of George Henry Fletcher, of West Hill, Sydenham, co. Kent


15 Apr 1868


17 Jan 1907 Margaret Emma Reiner MBE OStJ (d. 2 Nov 1965), 1st dau. of Arthur Reiner, of Ferriby, Sutton, co. Surrey


1. Hon Rowland Roberts Blades, later 2nd Baron Ebbisham

1. Hon Margaret Agnes Blades (b. 27 Jul 1908; d. 19...), mar. 17 Jan 1933 Brig Richard John Penfold Wyatt MC JP DL (d. 22 Oct 1954), 1st surv. son of Hugh Richard Penfold Wyatt, of Cissbury, Worthing, co. Sussex, and had issue

2. Hon Helen Elizabeth Blades (b. 27 Jul 1908; d. 19...), mar. 16 Feb 1939 Admiral Hon Sir Guy Herbrand Edward Russell GBE KCB DSO, 2nd son of 2nd Baron Ampthill, and had issue

3. Hon Janet Mary Blades (b. 25 May 1916' d. 19...), mar. 6 Jun 1952 Capt John Edwin Home McBeath DSO DSC RN, 1st son of John Home McBeath, of Natal, South Africa, and had issue


24 May 1953


14 Jan 1922 a Baronet of the United Kingdom

5 Jul 1928 Baron Ebbisham, of Cobham in the County of Surrey

suc. by



Senior Sheriff of the City of London 1917-18; knighted 1918; Member of Parliament (Unionist) for Epsom 1918-28; Alderman for the Ward of Bassishaw 1920-48; Lord Mayor of London 1926-27; GBE 1927


Rowland Roberts [Blades], 2nd Baron Ebbisham


3 Sep 1912


26 Oct 1949 Flavia Mary Meade (b. 20 Nov 1920; d. 4 Jan 2014), 3rd dau. of Charles Francis Meade JP, of Penylan, Meiford, co. Montgomery (by his wife Lady Aileen Hilda Brodrick, 3rd dau. by his first wife of William St John Fremantle [Brodrick], 1st Earl of Midleton), only son and heir of Hon Sir Robert Henry Meade GCB, Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies (by his second wife Caroline Georgiana Grenfell, 1st dau. of Charles William Grenfell MP), 2nd son of Richard Charles Francis Christian [Meade], 3rd Earl of Clanwilliam


1. Hon Susan Mary Blades (b. 10 Aug 1951)

2. Hon Emma Caroline Blades (b. 28 May 1954)

3. Hon Catherine Blades (b. 19...)


s.p.m. 12 Apr 1991


served in World War II 1939-40; Common Councillor, City of London 1947


On the death of the 2nd Baron Ebbisham the Baronetcy and the Barony of Ebbisham became extinct.


First written 10 Jun 2014



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