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Gerard, Baron (UK, 1876)

 

Creation: let. pat. 18 Jan 1876

 

Family name: Gerard

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Arms:

Argent a Saltire Gules

Crests:

1st:  a Monkey statant proper environed round the loins and chained Argent;  2nd:  a Lion rampant Ermine ducally crowned Or and charged on the shoulder with a Saltire couped Gules

Supporters:

On either side a Lion Ermine ducally crowned Or with a Collar gemel and supporting a Tilting Spear proper

Motto:

En Deus Est Mon Esperance (In God is my hope)

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Robert Tolver [Gerard], 1st Baron Gerard

3rd son of John Gerard, of Windle Hall, co. Lancaster (by his wife Elizabeth Ferrers, dau. of Edward Ferrers, of Baddesley Clinton, co. Warwick), 3rd son of Sir Robert Cansfield Gerard, 9th Bt., of Bryn and Garswood, co. Lancaster, by his wife Catherine Anderton, dau. of William Anderton, of Euxton Hall, co. Lancaster, by his wife Hon Mary Clifton, widow of Thomas Clifton, of Lytham, co. Lancaster, and 1st dau. of Richard [Molyneux], 5th Viscount Molyneux

born

12 May 1808

mar.

14 Feb 1849 Harriet Clifton (d. 20 Jul 1888), 1st dau. of Capt Edward Clifton (4th son of John Clifton, of Clifton, Westby,  and Lytham, co. Lancaster), by his wife and cousin Elizabeth Scarisbrick later Dicconson, 3rd dau. of Thomas Eccleston later Scarisbrick, of Eccleston, Scarisbrick, and Wrightington, by his wife Eleanora Clifton, 1st dau. of Thomas Clifton, of Clifton, Westby and Lytham, co. Lancaster, by his third wife Lady Jane Bertie, dau. of Willoughby [Bertie], 3rd Earl of Abingdon

died

15 Mar 1887

created

18 Jan 1876 Baron Gerard, of Bryn in the County Palatine of Lancaster

suc. by

son

note

suc. his brother 21 Feb 1854 as 13th Baronet of Gerard of Bryn, co. Lancaster

 

William Cansfield [Gerard], 2nd Baron Gerard, DSO

born

21 Jun 1851

mar.

7 Aug 1877 Mary Emmeline Laura Milner (d. 19 Feb 1918), 1st dau. of Henry Beilby William Milner, of West Retford House, co. Nottingham, by his wife Charlotte Henrietta Beresford, 1st dau. of Most Rev Marcus Gervais Beresford DD, Archbishop of Armagh (by his first wife Mary Digby, dau. of Col Henry Peisley L'Estrange, of Moystown, King's County), 2nd son of Rt Rev George De la Poer Beresford DD, Bishop of Kilmore and Ardagh (by his wife Frances Bushe, dau. of Gervais Parker Bushe MP), 2nd son of Rt Hon John Beresford (by his wife Countess Anne Constantia de Ligondes), 2nd son of Marcus [Beresford], 1st Earl of Tyrone

died

30 Jul 1902

suc. by

son

 

Frederick John [Gerard], 3rd Baron Gerard, MC

born

10 Nov 1883

mar.

17 Sep 1906 his cousin Mary Frances Emma Gosselin (d. 6 Apr 1954), dau. of Sir Martin Le Marchant Hadsley Gosselin GCVO KCMG CB, of Blakesware, Ware, co. Hertford, by his wife Hon Katharine Frances Gerard, 2nd dau. of Robert Tolver [Gerard], 1st Baron Gerard

died

12 Feb 1953

suc. by

son

 

Robert William Frederick Alwyn [Gerard], 4th Baron Gerard

born

23 May 1918

died

11 Jul 1992

suc. by

cousin twice removed

 

Anthony Robert Hugo [Gerard], 5th Baron Gerard

1st son of Maj Rupert Charles Frederick Gerard MC (by his wife Huguette Reiss-Brian, dau. of Hugo Reiss, of Brazil), 1st son of Lt Col Charles Robert Tolver Michael Gerald Gerard DSO OBE (by his first wife Aimee Gwendolyn Clarke, 2nd dau. of Sir Rupert Turner Havelock Clarke, 2nd Bt., of Rupertswood), 1st son of Capt Hon Robert Joseph Gerard later Gerard-Dicconson, of Wrightington Hall, co. Lancaster (by his wife Eleanor Bankes, 2nd dau. of William John Murray later Bankes, of Rosemount, co. Ross), 2nd son of Robert Tolver [Gerard], 1st Baron Gerard

born

3 Dec 1949

mar.

1976 (div. 1997) Kathleen Ryan, 1st dau. of Dr Bernard Ryan, of New York, USA

children

1. Hon Rupert Bernard Charles Gerard (b. 17 Dec 1981)

2. Hon John Frederick William Gerard (b. 1986)

 

 Last updated 31 Aug 2004

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Titles:

5th Baron Gerard, of Bryn in the County Palatine of Lancaster

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 18 Jan 1876)

17th Baronet, styled "of Bryn, co. Lancaster"

(England, let. pat. 22 May 1611)

 

Address:

PO Box 2308, East Hampton, New York 11937, USA

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