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Ironside, Baron (UK, 1941)


Creation: let. pat. 29 Jan 1941


Family name: Ironside




Per bend Sable and Gules on a Bend Argent a Bendlet wavy Azure in sinister chief a Garb Or and in base a Lion salient Or and in fess a Gauntleted Dexter Hand grasping a Sword paleways Argent hilted Or


A Dexter Gauntleted Hand grasping a Sword paleways Argent hilted and pommelled Or


On either side a Bull Terrier proper


Fear Not Hold Fast



William Edmund [Ironside], 1st Baron Ironside, GCB CMG DSO

only son of Surg Maj William Ironside, by his wife Emma Maria Richards, dau. of William Haggett Richards, of Stapleton House, Martock, co. Somerset


6 May 1880


26 Jun 1915 Mariot Ysobel Cheyne (d. 1984), dau. of Charles Cheyne ISC


23 Sep 1959


29 Jan 1941 Baron Ironside, of Archangel and of Ironside in the County of Aberdeen

suc. by



Field Marshal;  Lieutenant Governor of the Tower of London 1931-33;  Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Gibraltar 1938-39


Edmund Oslac [Ironside], 2nd Baron Ironside


21 Sep 1924


29 Apr 1950 Audrey Marigold Morgan-Grenville (b. c. 1931; d. 3 Dec 2015), 3rd dau. of Col Hon Thomas George Breadalbane Morgan-Grenville DSO OBE MC, of Wootton House, Wootton, co. Bedford (by his wife Georgina St John Murphy, 3rd dau. of Albert St John Murphy, of Little Island, co. Cork), 3rd son of Lady Mary Morgan-Grenville, suo jure Lady Kinloss


1. Hon Charles Edmund Grenville Ironside, of of Stable Cottage, Malms Farm, Binsted Road, Alton, co. Hampshire (b. 1 Jul 1956), mar. (1) 1985 (div. 2000) Hon Elizabeth Mary Law (b. 4 Feb 1961), 1st dau. of James Martin Bonar [Law], 2nd Baron Coleraine, by his first wife Emma Elizabeth Richards, only dau. of Nigel Richards, and has issue:

1a. Frederick Thomas Greville Ironside (b. 22 Apr 1991)

1a. Emily Charlotte Olivia Ironside (b. 23 Oct 1988)

2a. Alice Octavia Louise Ironside (b. 12 Mar 1990)

Hon Charles Ironside mar. (2) 4 Mar 2001 Katrina Ann Rowley, and has further issue:

3a. Alexandra Portia Elouise Ironside (b. 20 Jul 2001)

1. Hon Fiona Georgina Ironside (b. 12 Sep 1954), mar. 24 Jun 1978 Roland M Jack, of The Old Vicarage, Lyford, co. Oxford, 2nd son of Evan Jack, of Barnston Old Rectory, Great Dunmow, co. Essex, and has issue


 Last updated 31 May 2016




2nd Baron Ironside, of Archangel and of Ironside in the County of Aberdeen

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 29 Jan 1941)



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