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Milner of Leeds, Baron (UK, 1951)


Creation: let. pat. 20 Dec 1951


Family name: Milner




Gules on a Chevron Ermine between in chief two Bits Or and in base a Rose Argent barbed and seeded proper a Teazel Sable


Perched on a Sword with point to the dexter proper and Hilt and Pommel Or an Owl also proper gorged with a Collar Sable thereon three Mullets Argent pendent therefrom a Pair of Scales and resting on the sword with the dexter claw a Portcullis chained Or


On either side an Owl proper gorged with a Collar Sable thereon three Mullets Argent pendent therefrom a Portcullis chained Or


Do Right And Fear Nothing



James [Milner], 1st Baron Milner of Leeds, MC PC

1st son of James Henry Milner, of Mount Farm, Alwoodley, Leeds, by his wife Elizabeth Tate, dau. of Robert Tate, of Colliery House, Garforth, nr. Leeds


12 Aug 1889


10 Feb 1917 Lois Tinsdale Brown (d. 16 Apr 1982), dau. of Thomas Brown, of Roundhay, Leeds


1. Hon (Arthur James) Michael Milner, later 2nd Baron Milner of Leeds

1. Hon Lois Elizabeth Florence Zaidée Milner (b. 9 Jan 1919)

2. Hon Shelagh Mary Margaret Milner (b. 8 Mar 1925), mar. 2 Oct 1948 (div. 1965) Harry Barker Grimshaw, of High Barn, Thorner, co. York, and has issue


16 Jul 1967


20 Dec 1951 Baron Milner of Leeds, of Roundhay in the City of Leeds

suc. by



solicitor; member of Leeds City Council 1923-29; Lord Mayor of Leeds 1928-29; Member of Parliament for South East Leeds 1929-51; Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister of Agriculture 1930-31; T/Chairman Standing Committees 1935-43; Chairman, Ways and Means and Deputy Speaker, House of Commons 1943-45 and 1945-51; Privy Councillor 1945; Deputy Speaker, House of Lords 1951


(Arthur James) Michael [Milner], 2nd Baron Milner of Leeds


12 Sep 1923

mar. (1)

31 Mar 1951 Sheila Margaret Hartley (d. 15 Jul 2000), only dau. of Gerald Hartley, of Weetwood Lane, Headingley, Leeds

children by first wife

1. Hon Richard James Milner, later 3rd Baron Milner of Leeds

1. Hon Geraldine Jane Milner (b. 24 Nov 1954), mar. 1978 Mark Anthony Fenton, of 3 Darnley Road, Leeds, and has issue

2. Hon Meredith Anne Milner (b. 28 Sep 1956; dvp. 31 Dec 1993)

mar. (2)

12 Apr 2002 Helen Cutting Wilmerding, 2nd dau. of Lucius Wilmerding Jr, of Princeton, New Jersey, USA


20 Aug 2003

suc. by

son by first wife


solicitor; Opposition Whip, House of Lords 1971-74; elected to the House of Lords 1999


Richard James [Milner], 3rd Baron Milner of Leeds


16 May 1959


25 Jun 1988 Margaret Christine Voisin, yst. dau. of Gerald Francis Voisin, of Jersey, Channel Islands


1. Hon Charlotte Emma Milner (b. 8 May 1990)

2. Hon Nicola Louise Christine (b. 3 Feb 1992)


There is no heir to the Barony of Milner of Leeds.


 Last updated 19 Sep 2003




4th Baron Milner of Leeds, of Roundhay in the City of Leeds

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 20 Dec 1951)



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