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Monkswell, Baron (UK, 1885)

 

Creation: let. pat. 1 Jul 1885

 

Family name: Collier

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Arms:

Argent on a Chevron Azure between in chief two Demi-Unicorns courant and in base an Elephant's Head erased Gules three Oak Branches slipped leaved and fructed Or

Crest:

A Demi-Man affrontée proper holding in the dexter hand an Oak Branch slipped and leaved proper fructed Or and resting the sinister hand on an Escutcheon Azure charged with two Keys saltirewise Or

Supporters:

On either side a Druid vested Argent wreathed about the temples with Laurel Leaves Vert and resting the exterior hand on an Escutcheon Azure charged with a Balance suspended Or

Motto:

Persevere

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Robert Porrett [Collier], 1st Baron Monkswell, PC

1st son of John Collier MP, of Grimstone and Monkswell, co. Devon, by his wife Emma Porrett, dau. of John Porrett, of North Hill, co. Devon

born

21 Jun 1817

mar.

14 Apr 1844 Isabella Rose Rose (d. 11 Apr 1886), dau. of William Rose Holden later Rose, of Wolston Heath, co. Warwick, and of Daventry, co. Northampton, by his wife Maria Isabella Strahan, dau. and cohrss. of Rev Dr George Strahan DD, Canon Residentiary of Rochester

died

27 Oct 1886

created

1 Jul 1885 Baron Monkswell, of Monkswell in the County of Devon

suc. by

son

note

Solicitor-General 1863-66;  Attorney-General 1868-71;  a Justice of the Common Pleas Nov 1871;  a Judge of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council 1871-86

 

Robert [Collier], 2nd Baron Monkswell

born

26 Mar 1845

mar.

21 Aug 1873 Mary Josephine Hardcastle (d. 14 May 1930), dau. of Joseph Alfred Hardcastle MP, of The Lodge, Holt, co. Norfolk

died

22 Dec 1909

suc. by

son

 

Robert Alfred Hardcastle [Collier], 3rd Baron Monkswell

born

13 Dec 1875

mar. (1)

7 Oct 1908 Ursula Mary Barclay (d. 29 Jan 1915), 1st dau. of Col Hugh Gurney Barclay MVO, of Colney Hall, Norwich, by his wife Evelyn Louisa Hogg, 1st dau. of Sir Stuart Saunders Hogg

mar. (2)

22 Jan 1925 Katherine Edith Gastrell (d. 1985), 1st dau. of William Shaw Harriss Gastrell, of Rockbeare Grange, co. Devon

died

s.p.m.s. 14 Jan 1964

suc. by

nephew

 

William Adrian Larry Collier, briefly 4th Baron Monkswell

1st surv. son of Hon Gerard Collier (by his wife Lily Ermengarde Fanny Grant Duff, 3rd dau. of Rt Hon Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff GCSI), 2nd son of Robert [Collier], 2nd Baron Monkswell

born

25 Nov 1913

mar. (1)

21 Sep 1939 (div. 1945) Erika Kellner, dau. of Dr Edward Kellner, of Vienna

mar. (2)

9 Jul 1945 (div. 1950) Helen Dunbar (mar. (2) Edward Edmund Kemp), dau. of James Dunbar, of Edinburgh

mar. (3)

1951 Norah Selby

died

27 Jul 1984

suc. by

son by second wife

note

disclaimed the peerage for life 7 Apr 1964

 

Gerard [Collier], 5th Baron Monkswell

born

28 Jan 1947

mar.

30 Mar 1974 Ann Valeria Collins, dau. of James Collins, of Liverpool

children

1. Hon James Adrian Collier (b. 29 Mar 1977)

2. Hon Robert William Gerard Collier (b. 1979)

1. Hon Laura Jennifer Collier (b. 1975)

 

 Last updated 9 Aug 2004

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Title:

5th Baron Monkswell, of Monkswell in the County of Devon

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 1 Jul 1885)

 

Address:

513 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8AQ

Tel:  0161-881 3887

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