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Hankey, Baron (UK, 1939)


Creation:let. pat. 3 Feb 1939


Family name:Hankey




Per pale Azure and Gules a Wolf salient Erminois vulned on the shoulder of the second a Bordure wavy of the third


A Wolf's Head erased at the neck Erminois gorged with a Collar wavy Azure


Dexter: a Fallow Deer proper resting the sinister hind foot on a Millrind Sable; Sinister: an Alpine Chamois proper resting the dexter hind foot on a like Millrind


Per Sagitatem Pax Cum Justitia (Peace with justice through wisdom)



1.Maurice Pascal Alers [Hankey], 1st Baron Hankey, GCB GCMG GCVO PC

3rd son of Robert Alers Hankey, of Warcowie, South Australia, Australia, and later of 1 Chesham Place, Brighton, co. Sussex, by his wife Helen Bakewell, dau. of William Bakewell, of Shirley, Adelaide, Australia

born1 Apr 1877

mar.16 Sep 1903 Adeline Hermine Gertrude Ernestine de Smidt (d. 1979), dau. of Abraham de Smidt, Surveyor-General of Cape Colony


1.Hon Robert Maurice Alers Hankey, later 2nd Baron Hankey

2.Hon Christopher Alers Hankey OBE, of New Cottage, Westerham, co. Kent (b. 27 Apr 1911), mar. (1) 31 Oct 1945 (div. 1957) Prudence May Brodribb, 1st dau. of Keith Alfred Brodribb, of Tasmania, Australia, by his wife Laura Bright Macleod, only dau. of Loudoun Hector Macleod of Raasay, and (2) 5 Sep 1958 Helen Christine Cassavetti, 2nd dau. of Alexander John Cassvetti, of Oxted, co. Surrey, and has issue by both wives

3.Hon Henry Arthur Alers Hankey CMG CVO, of Llandaff Barn, Eynsham, co. Oxford (b. 1 Sep 1914), mar. 1 Jan 1941 Vronwy Fisher (d. 11 May 1998), only dau. of Rev Thomas Frederic Fisher, Rector of Stilton, Peterborough, and has issue

1.Hon Ursula Helen Alers Hankey (b. 5 Feb 1909), mar. 23 Jul 1929 Sir John Andrews Benn, 3rd Bt., and has issue

died25 Feb 1963

created3 Feb 1939 Baron Hankey, of The Chart in the County of Surrey

suc. byson

noteClerk to Privy Council 1923-38;  Minister without Portfolio 1939-40;  Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster 1940-41;  Paymaster-General 1941-42


2.Robert Maurice Alers [Hankey], 2nd Baron Hankey, KCMG KCVO

born4 Jul 1905

mar. (1)27 Sep 1930 Frances Bevyl Stuart-Menteth (d. 31 Dec 1957), 1st dau. of Walter Erskine Stuart-Menteth, of Bransfield, Godstone, co. Surrey (by his wife Violet Grace Lafone, yst. dau. of Henry Lafone), 4th son of Sir James Frederick Stuart-Menteth, 4th Bt.

children by first wife

1.Hon Donald Robin Alers Hankey, later 3rd Baron Hankey

2.Hon Alexander Maurice Alers Hankey, heir presumptive to the Barony of Hankey, of Hethe House, co. Kent (b. 18 Aug 1947), mar. 19 Dec 1970 Deborah Benson, dau. of Myron Benson, of Newton, Massachussets, USA

1.Hon Juliet Alers Hankey (b. 15 Oct 1931), mar. 23 Feb 1957 Peter John Wrensted Alchin, of Parkstone, Sevenoaks, co. Kent, only son of Judge Gordon Alchin DFC, and has issue

2.Hon Adele Bevyl Alers Hankey (b. 31 Jul 1933), mar. 15 May 1964 (div. 1987) Dr Erik Emil Anggard, of Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd son of Dr Gosta Amggard, and has issue

mar. (2)2 Oct 1962 Joanna Riddall Wright (d. 1991), dau. of Rev James Johnstone Wright, of co. Perth

mar. (3)1992 Mrs Stephanie S Langley, dau. of Brig Percy Paulet King, and of Mrs Kenneth Ford, of West Wittering

died28 Oct 1996

suc. byson by first wife


3.Donald Robin Alers [Hankey], 3rd Baron Hankey

born12 Jun 1938

mar. (1)14 Dec 1963 (div. 1974) Margaretha Thorndahl, 2nd dau. of Henrik Thorndahl, of Copenhagen, Denmark

mar. (2)27 Sep 1974 (div. 1994) Eileen Désirée Battye, 2nd dau. of Maj Gen Stuart Hedley Molesworth Battye CB, of Furacre House, Ascot, co. Berkshire

children by second wife

1.Hon Fiona Bevyl Hankey (b. 18 Aug 1975)

2.Hon Beatrice Eileen Hankey (b. 22 Apr 1978)

mar. (3)1994 June Taboroff, dau. of Dr Leonard Taboroff


The heir presumptive to the Barony of Hankey is Hon Alexander Maurice Alers Hankey, 2nd son of the 2nd Baron Hankey and younger brother of the present Baron


 Last updated 31 Jan 2004




3rd Baron Hankey, of The Chart in the County of Surrey

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 3 Feb 1939)



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