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Leighton of St Mellons, Baron (UK, 1962)

 

Creation: let. pat. 25 Jan 1962

 

Family name: Seager

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Arms:

Azure a Cross Moline between in bend dexter two Lymphads and in bend sinister as many Mullets all Argent

Crest:

Between two Wings Azure each charged with a Mullet a Cross Moline Argent

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Sea-Horse (hippocampus) Azure; Sinister:  a Dragon segreant Gules, both standing upon a Compartment parted per pale and composed to the dexter of Waves of the Sea proper and to the sinister of a Grassy Mound Vert

Motto:

Animo et Fide (By courage and faith)

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George Leighton [Seager], 1st Baron Leighton of St Mellons, CBE

3rd son of Sir William Henry Seager, of Lynwood, Newport Road, Roath, Cardiff, by his wife Margaret Annie Elliot, 2nd dau. of John Elliot, of Woodfield, Newport Road, Cardiff

born

11 Jan 1896

mar.

19 Jan 1921 Marjorie Gimson (d. 1992), dau. of William Henry Gimson, of co. Brecon

died

17 Oct 1963

created

1 Jul 1952 a Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of St Mellons"

25 Jan 1962 Baron Leighton of St Mellons, of St Mellons in the County of Monmouth

suc. by

son

 

John Leighton [Seager], 2nd Baron Leighton of St Mellons

born

11 Jan 1922

mar. (1)

31 Oct 1953 Elizabeth Rosita Hopgood (d. 1979), only dau. of Henry Hopgood, of Cardiff

children by first wife

1. Hon Robert William Henry Leighton Seager, later 3rd Baron Leighton of St Mellons

2. Hon Simon John Leighton Seager, heir presumptive to the Barony of Leighton of St Mellons (b. 25 Jan 1957)

1. Christine Mary Seager (b. 24 Aug 1954; dvp. 19 Mar 1955)

2. Hon Carole Mary Leighton Seager (b. 7 Dec 1958)

mar. (2)

1982 Ruth Hopwood (widow of John Hopwood)

died

1998

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Robert William Henry Leighton [Seager], 3rd Baron Leighton of St Mellons

born

28 Sep 1955

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Leighton of St Mellons is Hon Simon John Leighton Seager, second son of the 2nd Baron Leighton of St Mellons and younger brother of the present Baron.

 

 Last updated 30 Dec 2004

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Title:

3rd Baron Leighton of St Mellons, of St Mellons in the County of Monmouth

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 25 Jan 1962)

3rd Baronet, styled "of St Mellons"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 1 Jul 1952)

 

Address:

24 Clwyd, Northcliffe, Penarth CF64 1DZ

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