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Rennell, Baron (UK, 1933)


Creation: let. pat. 1 Mar 1933


Family name: Rodd




Argent two Trefoils slipped Sable on a Chief of the second three Crescents of the first


A Representation of the Colossus of Rhodes over the shoulder a Bow in the dexter hand an Arrow and in the sinister hand a Cup all proper


On either side a Cornish Chough wings elevated and addorsed proper charged on the breast with a Trefoil slipped Argent


Recte Omnia Duce Deo (With God for guide, all is right)



James Rennell [Rodd], 1st Baron Rennell, GCB GCMG GCVO PC

only son of Maj James Rennell Rodd, by his wife Elizabeth Anne Thompson, 3rd dau. of Dr Anthony Todd Thompson


9 Nov 1858


27 Oct 1894 Lilias Georgina Guthrie (d. 20 Sep 1951), 5th dau. of James Alexander Guthrie, 4th of Craigie, by his wife Elinor Stirling, dau. of Adm Sir James Stirling, Governor of Western Australia 1834-38


26 Jul 1941


1 Mar 1933 Baron Rennell, of Rodd in the County of Hereford

suc. by



Frances James Rennell [Rodd], 2nd Baron Rennell, KBE CB


25 Oct 1895


3 Aug 1928 Hon Mary Constance Vivian Smith (d. 1981), 2nd dau. of Vivian Hugh [Smith], 1st Baron Bicester, by his wife Lady Sybil Mary McDonnell, only dau. of dau. of William Randall [McDonnell], 6th Earl of Antrim


s.p.m. 14 Mar 1978

suc. by



(John Adrian) Tremayne [Rodd], 3rd Baron Rennell

only surv. son of Cdr Hon Gustaf Guthrie Rennell Rodd OBE RN (by his first wife Yvonne Mary Marling, 1st dau. of Sir Charles Murray Marling GCMG CB), 4th son of James Rennell [Rodd], 1st Baron Rennell


28 Jun 1935


3 May 1977 Phyllis Caroline Neill, dau. of Thomas David Neill, of Portadown, co. Armagh


1. Hon James Roderick David Tremayne Rodd, later 4th Baron Rennell

1. Hon Sophie Mary Jane Rodd (b. 3 Feb 1981)

2. Hon Rachel Yvonne Rose Rodd (b. 1987)

3. Hon Lilias Charlotte Allegra Nell Rodd (b. 1989)


9 Dec 2006

suc. by



James Roderick David Tremayne [Rodd], 4th Baron Rennell


9 Mar 1978


 Last updated 1 Jan 2007




4th Baron Rennell, of Rodd in the County of Hereford

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 1 Mar 1933)



3 Briar Walk, London SW15 6UD



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