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Martonmere, Baron (UK, 1964)


Creation: let. pat. 13 May 1964


Family name: Robinson




Argent a three masted Merchant Ship of early eighteenth century date the mainsails furled proper On a Chief Azure a Portcullis between two Roses Or


A Lion's Head erased Or in the mouth a Crescent Gules


Dexter:  a Lion Or collared flory counterflory Gules;  Sinister:  a Stag Gules attired and unguled collared flory counterflory Or


Integrity and Understanding



John Roland [Robinson], 1st Baron Martonmere, GBE KCMG PC

1st son of Roland Walkden Robinson, of Blackpool, co. Lancaster, by his wife Mary Collier Pritchard, dau. of Joseph Pritchard, of Blackpool, co. Lancaster


22 Feb 1907


9 Jul 1930 Maysie Gasque CStJ (d. Oct 1989), dau. of Clarence William Gasque, of Hampstead, London


1. Hon Richard Anthony Gasque Robinson (b. 11 Mar 1935; dvp. 1979), mar. 8 Aug 1959 Wendy Patricia Blagden, dau. of James Cecil Blagden, of Bapchild Court, nr. Sittingbourne, co. Kent, and had issue:

1a. John Stephen Robinson, later 2nd Baron Martonmere

2a. David Alan Robinson (b. 15 Sep 1965)

1a. Carolyn Elizabeth Robinson (b. 29 Jan 1969)

1. Hon Loretta Anne Robinson (b. 13 Apr 1939), mar. 25 Sep 1963 Edward Samuel Rogers, of 3 Frybrook Road, Toronto, Canada, son of Edward Samuel Rogers, of Toronto, Canada, and has issue


3 May 1989


13 May 1964 Baron Martonmere, of Blackpool in the County Palatine of Lancaster

suc. by



barrister 1929; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Widnes 1931-35, for Blackpool 1935-45 and for South Blackpool 1945-64; Chairman, Commonwealth Affairs Committee House of Commons 1954-64; Privy Councillor 1962; KStJ 1964; Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bermuda 1964-72; KCMG 1966; GBE 1973


John Stephen [Robinson], 2nd Baron Martonmere


10 Jul 1963



only child

1. Hon James Ian Robinson (b. 26 Feb 2003)


 Last updated 22 Sep 2004




2nd Baron Martonmere, of Blackpool in the County Palatine of Lancaster

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 13 May 1964)



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