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Redesdale, Baron (UK, 1902)

 

Creation: let. pat. 22 Jul 1902

 

Family name: Freeman-Mitford later Mitford

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent a Fess between three Moles Sable (Mitford);  2nd and 3rd, Azure three Lozenges conjoined in fess Or a Canton Ermine (Freeman)

Crests:

1st:  two Hands couped at the wrist proper grasping a Sword erect piercing a Boar's Head erased Sable (Mitford);  2nd: a Demi Wolf Argent charged on the shoulder with a Fess dancetty Gules and holding between the paws a Lozenge Or (Freeman)

Supporters:

On either side an Eagle wings expanded Sable beaked and membered Or charged on the breast with a Lozenge also Or and gorged with a wreath of Shamrock Vert

Motto:

God Careth For Us

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Algernon Bertram [Mitford later Freeman-Mitford], 1st Baron Redesdale, GCVO KCB

3rd son of Henry Reveley Mitford, of Exbury House, co. Hampshire, and Newton Park, co. Northumberland (by his wife Lady Georgiana Jemima Ashburnham, 3rd dau. by his second wife of George [Ashburnham], 3rd Earl of Ashburnham), 1st son and heir of Capt Henry Mitford RN (by his second wife Mary Anstruther, dau. of David Anstruther), 1st son and heir ap. of William Mitford MP, of Exbury House, co. Hampshire, and Newton Park, co. Northumberland (by his wife Frances Molloy, dau. of James Molloy, of Dublin), elder brother of John [Mitford later Freeman-Mitford], 1st Baron Redesdale

born

24 Feb 1837

mar.

31 Dec 1874 Lady Clementine Gertrude Helen Ogilvy (b. 19 Jun 1854; d. 30 Apr 1932), 2nd dau. of David Graham Drummond [Ogilvie], 5th Earl of Airlie, by his wife Hon Henrietta Blanche Stanley, 2nd dau. of Edward John [Stanley], 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley

children

1. Maj Hon Clement Bertram Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford DSO, served in South African War 1899-1901 and First World War 1914-15 (b. 14 Dec 1876 ; dspm. and vp. 13 May 1915), mar. 25 Nov 1909 his cousin Lady Helen Alice Wylington Ogilvy (b. 21 Nov 1890; mar. (2) 11 Jul 1918 (div. 1931) Lt Col Henry Courtney Brocklehurst (d. 1942), 2nd son of Sir Philip Lancaster Brocklehurst, 1st Bt., and (3) 21 Feb 1933 Lt Col Harold Bligh Nutting (d. 7 Jul 1954), son of Philip Nutting, of Hazeley Hall, Warwick; d. Dec 1973), 2nd dau. of David William Stanley [Ogilvy], 6th Earl of Airlie, by his wife Lady Mabell Frances Elizabeth Gore, 1st dau. by his first wife of Arthur Saunders William Charles Fox [Gore], 5th Earl of Arran, and had issue:

1a. Rosemary Ann Freeman-Mitford (b. 19 Sep 1911), mar. 29 Oct 1932 Cdr Richard James Bailey OBE RN (d. 26 Jan 1969), 1st son of Col Percy James Bailey, of Maugersbury, co. Gloucester, and has issue

2a. Clementina Mabell Kitty Freeman-Mitford (b. 22 Oct 1915), mar. 20 Apr 1939 Sir Alfred Lane Beit, 2nd Bt.

2. Hon David Bertram Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford, later 2nd Baron Redesdale

3. Hon Bertram Thomas Carlyle Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford, later 3rd Baron Redesdale

4. Hon John Power Bertram Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford, later 4th Baron Redesdale

5. Hon (Ernest) Rupert Bertram Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford (b. 3 Sep 1895; d. 7 Aug 1939), mar. 1 Aug 1931 Flora Eno (widow of Henry Lane Eno, of Bar Harbor, Maine, USA; d. 20 Dec 1981), 2nd dau. of Cdr Gerald Talbot Napier RN, and had issue:

1a. Clement Napier Bertram Freeman-Mitford, later 5th Baron Redesdale

1. Hon Frances Georgiana Freeman-Mitford (b. 20 Nov 1875; d. 7 Oct 1951), mar. 30 Apr 1907 Lt Col Alexander Horace Cyril Kearsey DSO OBE (d. 8 Oct 1967), son of Francis Kearsey, of Burstow Hall, Horley, co. Sussex, and had issue

2. Hon Iris Elizabeth Freeman-Mitford (b. 28 Feb 1879; d. 11 Sep 1966)

3. Hon Joan Freeman-Mitford (b. 17 Oct 1887; d. 19 Dec 1976), mar. 29 Aug 1907 T/Capt Denis Herbert Farrer, of Brayfield, co. Buckingham (d. 8 Feb 1945), 2nd surv. son of Rev Frederick Farrer, Rector of Bourton-on-the-Hill, co. Gloucester, by his second wife Maria Elizabeth Barron, yst. dau. of Rev J A Barron, of Great Stanmore, co. Middlesex, and had issue

4. Hon Daphne H M Freeman-Mitford (b. 3 Sep 1895; d. Apr 1996), mar. 27 Feb 1919 George Edward Wentworth [Bowyer], 1st Baron Denham, and had issue

died

17 Aug 1916

created

22 Jul 1902 Baron Redesdale, of Redesdale in the County of Northumberland

suc. by

son

note

entered Foreign Office 1858; 3rd Secretary, St Petersburg 1863 ; at Peking 1865 and Tokyo 1866; 2nd Secretary 1868-73; Secretary, HM's Office of Works 1874-86; he succeeded to the estates of his cousin the 1st Earl of Redesdale on his death without issue on 2 May 1886, and assumed in consequence by Royal Licence the name and arms of Freeman in addition to those of Mitford; Member, Royal Commission on the Offices of State 1887; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Stratford-on-Avon 1892-95; Trustee, Wallace Collection 1898; GCVO 1905; on Garter Mission to Japan 1906; KCB 1906; Trustee, National Gallery 1908

 

David Bertram Ogilvy [Freeman-Mitford], 2nd Baron Redesdale

born

13 Mar 1878

mar.

6 Feb 1904 Sydney Bowles (d. 25 May 1963), 1st dau. of Thomas Gibson Bowles MP, of 25 Lowndes Square, London, by his wife Jessica Gordon, dau. of General Evans Gordon

children

1. Maj Hon Thomas David Freeman-Mitford, barrister, Inner Temple 1932 (b. 2 Jan 1909 ; dvp. 30 Mar 1945)

1. Hon Nancy Freeman-Mitford CBE (b. 28 Nov 1904; dsp. 30 Jun 1973), mar. 4 Dec 1933 (div. 1958) Hon Peter Murray Rennell Rodd (b. 16 Apr 1904; dsp. 17 Jul 1968), 2nd surv. son of James Rennell [Rodd], 1st Baron Rennell, by his wife Georgina Lilias Alexander-Guthrie, 5th dau. of James Alexander-Guthrie, of Craigie, Forfar

2. Hon Pamela Freeman-Mitford (b. 25 Nov 1907; dsp. ......), mar. 29 dec 1936 (div. 1951) W/Cdr Derek Ainslie Jackson OBE DFC AFCM, son of Sir Charles James Jackson

3. Hon Diana Freeman-Mitford (b. 17 Jun 1910; d. 11 Aug 2003), mar. (1) 30 Jan 1929 (div. 1934) as his first wife Bryan Walter [Guinness], 2nd Baron Moyne, and (2) 6 Oct 1936 Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley, 6th Bt., and had issue by both husbands

4. Hon Unity Valkyrie Freeman-Mitford (b. 8 Aug 1914; dvp. 26 May 1948)

5. Hon Jessica Lucy Freeman-Mitford (b. 11 Sep 1917; d. 1996), mar. (1) 18 May 1937 P/O Edmond Marcus David Romilly RCAF (d. Nov 1941), 2nd son of Col Bertram Henry Samuel Romilly DSO, and (2) 8 Jun 1943 Robert Edward Treuhaft, son of Albin Treuhaft, of New York, USA, and had issue by both husbands

6. Hon Deborah Vivian Freeman-Mitford (b. 31 Mar 1920; d. 24 Sep 2014; bur. at Chatsworth, co. Derby), mar. 19 Apr 1941 Andrew Robert Buxton [Cavendish], 11th Duke of Devonshire, and has issue

died

s.p.m.s. 17 Mar 1958

suc. by

brother

note

Captain, Northumberland Fusiliers, South African War 1900-02; Major, Royal Air Force; Member, House of Lords Select Committee on Peerages in Abeyance 1925

 

Bertram Thomas Carlyle Ogilvy [Freeman-Mitford], 3rd Baron Redesdale, DSO

born

2 Jun 1880

mar.

24 Sep 1925 Mary Margaret Dorothy Cordes (d. 24 Jun 1967), only child of Thomas Cordes, of Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire

died

s.p. 24 Dec 1962

suc. by

brother

 

John Power Bertram Ogilvy [Freeman-Mitford], 4th Baron Redesdale

born

31 Jan 1885

mar.

5 Jan 1914 (div. 1914) Marie Anne von Friedlander-Fuld, only child of Friedrich Viktor von Friedlander-Fuld, of Berlin

died

s.p. 31 Dec 1963

suc. by

nephew

 

Clement Napier Bertram [Freeman-Mitford], 5th Baron Redesdale

born

28 Oct 1932

mar.

26 Jul 1958 Sarah Georgina Cranstoun Todd, 2nd dau. of Brig Alston Cranstoun Todd OBE, of Bramblehurst, Limes Lane, Buxted, co. Sussex

children

1. Hon Rupert Bertram Freeman-Mitford later Mitford, later 6th Baron Redesdale

1. Hon Emma Freeman-Mitford (b. 27 Jun 1959), mar. 1985 George Frederick Wady, of Green Batt House, The Pinfold, Alnwick, co. Northumberland, 2nd son of George Wady, of Frinton-on-Sea, co. Essex, and has issue

2. Hon Tessa Freeman-Mitford (b. 18 Aug 1960), mar. 1990 Paul Dominic Priestman, of 19 Pembridge Mews, London, 2nd son of Martin Priestman, of Great Gransden, co. Cambridge

3. Hon (Georgina) Kathryn Mercia Freeman-Mitford (b. 5 Nov 1961; dvp. 1985)

4. Hon Victoria Louise Freeman-Mitford (b. 5 Nov 1962; d. 10 Nov 2017), mar. 1988 Patrick James Padgett, of 2 St Mark's Square, London, 2nd son of James Padgett, of Asheville, North Carolina, USA, and had issue

5. Hon Henrietta Jane Freeman-Mitford (b. 4 Aug 1965)

6. Hon Georgina Clementine Freeman-Mitford (b. 18 Sep 1968)

died

3 May 1991

suc. by

son

 

Rupert Bertram [Freeman-Mitford later Mitford], 6th Baron Redesdale

born

18 Jul 1967

mar.

10 Oct 1998 Helen Shipsey, 1st dau. of David Shipsey

only child

1. Hon Bertram David Mitford (b. 29 May 2000)

created

18 April 2000 Baron Mitford, of Redesdale in the County of Northumberland (Life Peerage)

 

Last updated 30 Jan 2018

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Titles:

6th Baron Redesdale, of Redesdale in the County of Northumberland

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Jul 1902)

Baron Mitford, of Redesdale in the County of Northumberland

(United Kingdom Life Peerage, let. pat. 18 Apr 2000)

 

Address:

2 St Mark's Square, London NW1 7JP

Tel:  020 7722 1965

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