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Macnaghten, Baron (UK, 1887 - 1913)

 

Creation: let.pat. 25 Jan 1877

 

Extinct: 17 Feb 1913

 

Family name: Macnaghten

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent an Arm issuant  from the sinister proper the hand grasping a Cross Crosslet fitchée Azure;  2nd and 3rd, Argent a Tower Gules, all within a Bordure Ermine

Crest:

A Tower Gules

Supporters:

On either side a Roebuck proper each gorged with a Double Chain Or pendent therefrom an Escutcheon Argent charged with two Fasces in saltire of the second

Motto:

 I hope in God

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Edward [Macnaghten], Baron Macnaghten, GCB GCMG PC

2nd son of Sir Edmund Charles Workman-Macnaughton, 2nd Bt., of Dundarave, co. Antrim, by his wife Mary Anne Gwatkin, only child of Edward Gwatkin

born

3 Feb 1830

mar.

18 Dec 1858 Frances Arabella Martin (d. 22 Oct 1903), only child and hrss. of Rt Hon Sir Samuel Martin, of Crindle, co. Londonderry, a Baron of the Exchequer 1850-74, by his wife Frances Homera Pollock, 1st dau. of Rt Hon Sir Frederick Pollock, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1844-66

children

1. Hon Sir Edward Charles Macnaghten, 5th Bt., barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1885, KC 1897, Bencher 1904 (b. 9 Oct 1859; d. 31 Dec 1914), mar. (1) 20 Mar 1888 Hon Gwen Elca Violet Abbott (d. 5 Dec 1891), 3rd dau. of Charles Stuart Aubrey [Abbott], 3rd Baron Tenterden, by his first wife and cousin Penelope Mary Gertrude Smyth, only dau. of Lt Gen Sir John Rowland Smyth, and (2) Jan 1894 Edith Minnie Powell (d. 20 Aug 1948), only dau. of Thomas Powell, of Coldra, co. Monmouth, and had issue by both wives

2. Hon Sir Francis Alexander Macnaghten, 8th Bt. (b. 18 May 1863 ; dsp. 1 Nov 1951), mar. 6 Jul 1905 Beatrice Ritchie (d. 12 Jul 1963), dau. of Sir William Ritchie, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada

3. Hon Sir Frederic Fergus Macnaghten, 9th Bt. (b. 16 May 1867; dsp. 18 Nov 1955), mar. 22 Dec 1914 Ada Webster (d. 1 Sep 1969), dau. of John Webster

4. Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Martin Macnaghten KBE, barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1894, KC 1919, Bencher 1915, member of Bar Council 1922, Treasurer 1938, KBE 1922, Member of Parliament for North Londonderry 1922 and for Londonderry County and City 1922, 1923 and 1924-28, Recorder of Colchester 1924-28, Judge of the King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice 1928-47, Commissary of Cambridge University 1936-55, Privy Councillor 1948 (b. 12 Jan 1869; d. 24 Jan 1955), mar. 4 Feb 1899 Antonia Mary Booth (d. 18 Jan 1952), 1st dau. of Rt Hon Charles Booth, by his wife Mary Macaulay, only dau. of Charles Zachary Macaulay, and had issue

5. Capt Hon Maurice Patrick Macnaghten (b. 2 Mar 1874; dsp. 5 May 1914), mar. 14 Oct 1912 Sybil Torbrock Graham (mar. (2) 31 Dec 1925 Maj Gerald Aylmer MC; d. 28 Feb 1969), only dau. of Col Henry Graham, of Castle House, Hampton, co. Surrey

1. Hon Frances Helen Macnaghten (b. c. 1860; d. 12 Mar 1950)

2. Hon Beatrice Mary Macnaghten (b. 26 Jul 1950)

3. Hon Florence Mary Macnaghten (d. 26 Jan 1941)

4. Edith Arabella Mary Macnaghten (b. 12 Dec 1865; dvp. 16 Jan 1866)

5. Hon Octavia Mary Macnaghten (d. 8 Aug 1946)

6. Hon Anne Julia Mary Macnaghten, Director, Dr Barnardo's Homes (d. 7 Mar 1949)

7. Hon Ethel Mary Macnaghten (d. 18 May 1951)

died

17 Feb 1913

created

25 Jan 1877 for life Baron Macnaghten, of Runkerry in the County of Antrim

note

barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1857, QC 1880, Bencher and Treasurer 1907; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for County Antrim 1880-85 and for North Antrim 1885-87; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1887-1913; Privy Councillor 1887; GCMG 1902; GCB 1911; suc. his brother as 4th Baronet on 21 Jul 1911

 

 First written 16 Sep 2004

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