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Harmsworth, Baron (UK, 1939)


Creation: let. pat. 4 Feb 1939


Family name: Harmsworth




Argent two Rolls of Paper in saltire Or banded in the centre Gules between two Bees volant in pale and as many Trefoils in fess of the second


A Cubit Arm erect the hand holding a Roll of Paper fesswise proper between two Ostrich Feathers Or


On either side a Deep Sea Fisherman proper


Bene Qui Sedulo (He does well who works diligently)



Cecil Bisshopp [Harmsworth], 1st Baron Harmsworth

3rd son of Alfred Harmsworth, of the Middle Temple, London, by his wife Geraldine Mary Maffet, dau. of William Maffet, of Pembroke Place, Dublin


28 Sep 1869


28 Apr 1897 Emilie Alberta (d. 4 May 1942), dau. of William Hamilton Maffett, of St Helena, Finglas, co. Dublin


13 Aug 1948


4 Feb 1939 Baron Harmsworth, of Egham in the County of Surrey



Cecil Desmond Bernard [Harmsworth], 2nd Baron Harmsworth


19 Aug 1903


10 Dec 1926 Dorothy Alexander Heinlein (d. 1990), dau. of Hon Joseph Charles Heinlein, of Bridgeport, Ohio, USA


2 Jun 1990



Thomas Harold Raymond [Harmsworth], 3rd Baron Harmsworth

1st son of Hon Eric Beauchamp Northcliffe Harmsworth (by his first wife Helen Marie Dehove, 1st dau. of Col Jules-Raymond Dehove, of Conflans, Ste-Honorine, Seine-et-Oise, France), 3rd son of Cecil Bisshopp [Harmsworth], 1st Baron Harmsworth


20 Jul 1939


26 Jun 1971 Patricia Palmer Horsley, dau. of Michael Palmer Horsley, of Waltham House, Brough, North Humberside


1. Hon Dominic Michael Eric Harmsworth (b. 18 Sep 1973), mar. 2000 Veronica Patricia Ausset, dau. of Luis Ausset, of San Fernando, Chile, and has issue:

1a. Thomas John Mark Harmsworth (b. 7 Apr 2003)

1a. Caroline Patricia Veronica Harmsworth (b. 2001)

2. Hon Timothy Thomas John Harmsworth (b. 6 Apr 1979)

1. Hon Philomena Hélène Olivia Harmsworth (b. 10 Feb 1975)

2. Hon Abigail Patricia Thérèse Harmsworth (b. 14 Jun 1977), mar. 19... Valentin Stefan

3. Hon Pollyanna Mary Clare Harmsworth (b. 8 Sep 1981), mar. Lt Timothy Body later Montagu, of Mapperton House, Beaminster, only son of Peter Edward Gerald Body by his wife Lady Julia Frances Montagu, 5th dau. by his first wife of (Alexander) Victor Edward Paulet [Montagu], 10th Earl of Sandwich, and has issue


Last updated 30 Jan 2015




3rd Baron Harmsworth, of Egham in the County of Surrey

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 4 Feb 1939)



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