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Moncreiff, Baron (UK, 1874)

 

Creation: let. pat. 9 Jan 1874

 

Family name: Moncreiff

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent a Lion rampant Gules armed and langued Azure a Chief Ermine;  2nd and 3rd, Argent an Oak Tree issuing out of a Well in base proper

Crest:

A Demi-Lion rampant as in the Arms

Supporters:

On either side a Man armed cap-a-pie holding in the exterior hand a Spear resting on the shoulder all proper the breastplate charged with a Crescent Gules

Motto:

Sur Esperance (On hope)

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James [Moncreiff], 1st Baron Moncreiff, PC

2nd son of Sir James Wellwood Moncreiff, 9th Bt., a Lord of Session, and Justiciary of Scotland 1828-51, by his wife Anne, dau. of Lt George Robertson, RN

born

29 Nov 1811

mar.

12 Sep 1834 Isabella Bell (d. 19 Dec 1881), dau. of Robert Bell, Procurator of the Church of Scotland

died

27 Apr 1895

created

23 May 1871 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Kilduff"

9 Jan 1874 Baron Moncreiff, of Tulliebole in the County of Kinross

suc. by

son

note

suc. his brother 3 Nov 1883 as 11th Baronet of Moncreiff;  Solicitor-General for Scotland 1850-51;  Lord Advocate 1851-52, 1852-58, 1859-66 and 1868-69;  Lord Justice Clerk 1869-88

 

Henry James [Moncreiff], 2nd Baron Moncreiff

born

24 Apr 1840

mar. (1)

3 Apr 1866 Susan Wilhelmine Dick-Cunyngham (dsp. 29 Oct 1869), 3rd dau. of Sir William H Dick-Cunyngham, 8th Bt.

mar. (2)

26 Mar 1873 Millicent Julia Fryer (dsp. 6 Jan 1881), 1st dau. of Col Frederick Daniel Fryer, of Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket, co. Cambridge, by his wife Harriette Milicent Reade, dau. of John Reade, of Holbrook House, co. Suffolk

died

3 Mar 1909

suc. by

brother

note

a Judge of the Court of Session, and Justiciary of Scotland (with the title of Lord Wellwood) 1888-1906

 

Robert Chichester [Moncreiff], 3rd Baron Moncreiff

born

24 Aug 1843

mar.

4 Jun 1871 Florence Kate FitzHerbert (d. 24 Nov 1926), 1st dau. of Lt Col Richard Henry FitzHerbert, of Somerset Herbert, co. Derby (by his second wife Susan Castle, dau. of Michael Hinton Castle, of Stapleton Grove, Bristol), 2nd son of Sir Henry FitzHerbert, 3rd Bt.

died

14 May 1913

suc. by

son

note

Vicar of Tamworth 1885-1913

 

James Arthur Fitzherbert [Moncreiff], 4th Baron Moncreiff

born

19 Jul 1872

mar.

16 Dec 1906 Lucy Vida Anderson (d. 1973), 1st dau. of David Lechmere Anderson, of Inveresk, Doncaster, co. York

died

8 Dec 1942

suc. by

son

 

Harry Robert Wellwood [Moncreiff], 5th Baron Moncreiff

born

4 Feb 1915

mar.

19 Jan 1952 Enid Marion Watson Locke (d. 1985), dau. of Maj Henry Watson Locke, of Belmont, Dollar, co. Clackmannan

only child

1. Hon Rhoderick Harry Wellwood Moncreiff, later 6th Baron Moncreiff

died

22 Apr 2002

suc. by

son

 

Rhoderick Harry Wellwood [Moncreiff], 6th Baron Moncreiff

born

22 Mar 1954

mar.

1982 Alison Elizabeth Anne Ross, dau. of James Duncan Alastair Ross, of West Mayfield, Dollar, co. Clackmannan

children

1. Hon Harry James Wellwood Moncreiff (b. 12 Aug 1986)

2. Hon James Gavin Francis Moncreiff (b. 1988)

note

Lord Moncrieff has not proven his succession to the Baronetcy of Moncrieff of Moncrieff or the Baronetcy of Moncrieff of Kilduff

 

 Last updated 10 May 2012

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Titles:

6th Baron Moncreiff, of Tulliebole in the County of Kinross

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 9 Jan 1874)

de jure 16th Baronet, styled "of Moncreiff"

(Nova Scotia, let. pat. 22 Apr 1626)

de jure 6th Baronet, styled "of Kilduff"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 23 May 1871)

 

Address:

Tulliebole Castle, Fossoway, Kinross-shire KY13 7QN

Tel:  01577 840236

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