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Kennet, Baron (UK, 1935)


Creation: let. pat. 15 Jul1935


Family name: Young




Per fess Sable and Argent in chief two Lions rampant guardant and in base an Anchor erect with a Cable all counterchanged


A Demi-Unicorn couped Ermine armed maned and hoofed Or gorged with a Naval Crown Azure supporting an Anchor erect Sable


In Colle Domus (The house on a hill)



Edward Hilton [Young], 1st Baron Kennet, GBE DSO DSC PC

3rd son of Sir George Young, 3rd Bt., by his wife Alice Eacy Lawrence (widow of Sir Alexander Hutchinson Lawrence, 1st Bt.), dau. of Dr Evory Kennedy, of Belgard, co. Dublin


20 Mar 1879


3 Mar 1922 Edith Agnes Kathleen Scott (widow of Capt Robert Falcon Scott CVO RN;  granted the rank, style and precedence of the widow of a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath by Royal Warrant 1913;  d. 25 Jul 1947), 6th dau. of Rev Canon Lloyd Stewart Bruce, Rector of Stokesley, Northallerton, co. York, by his first wife Jane Skene, dau. of James H Skene, HM Consul at Aleppo


11 Jul 1960


15 Jul 1935 Baron Kennet, of the Dene in the County of Wiltshire

suc. by



Minister of Health 1931-35


Wayland Hilton [Young], 2nd Baron Kennet


2 Aug 1923


24 Jan 1948 Elizabeth Ann Adams (b. c. 1923; d. 30 Nov 2014), dau. of Capt Bryan Fullerton Adams DSO RN, of Cherry Tree, Hacheston, Woodbridge, co. Suffolk


1. Hon (William Aldus) Thoby Young, later 3rd Baron Kennet

1. Hon Easter Donatella Young (b. 2 Apr 1949), mar. 1981 Frank Joffre Russell, and has issue

2. Hon Emily Tacita Young (b. 13 Mar 1951)

3. Hon Mopsa Mary Young (b. 9 May 1953), mar. Feb 1982 Richard Douglas English, 4th son of Maj Douglas English, of Bedford, and has issue

4. Hon (Audrey) Louisa Young (b. 25 Mar 1959)

5. Hon (Alice Matelda) Zoe Young (b. 24 Jan 1969)


7 May 2009

suc. by



(William Aldus) Thoby [Young], 3rd Baron Kennet


24 May 1957


25 Apr 1987 Hon Josephine Mary Keyes (b. 9 Oct 1958), 2nd dau. of Roger George Bowlby [Keyes], 2nd Baron Keyes, by his wife Grizelda Mary Packe, 2nd dau. of Lt Col William Vere Packe DSO, of Bromley Common, co. Kent


1. Hon Archibald Wayland Keyes Young (b. 7 Jun 1992)

2. Hon Ptolemy Thoby Packe Young (b. 25 Jan 2001)

1. Hon Maud Elizabeth Aurora Young (b. 8 Mar 1989)


 Last updated 31 Dec 2014




3rd Baron Kennet, of the Dene in the County of Wiltshire

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 15 Jul 1935)



50 Wormholt, London W12



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