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Robson, Baron (UK, 1910 - 1918)


Creation: let.pat. 7 Oct 1910


Extinct: 11 Sep 1918


Family name: Robson




Azure a Chevron Ermine between in chief two Boars' Heads erased and on a Mount issuant from the base a Cross Patonce Or


Issuant from a Crescent Or a Boar's Head couped at the neck Azure


On either side a Cock Robin proper


 Fac et spera



William Snowdon [Robson], Baron Robson, GCMG PC

3rd but only surv. son of Robert Robson, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, by his wife Jane Snowdon, dau. of William Snowdon


10 Sep 1852


26 May 1887 Catherine Emily Burge, dau. of Charles Burge, of Park Crescent, London


1. Capt Hon Harold Burge Robson, barrister (b. 10 Mar 1888; d. 13 Oct 1964), mar. (1) 27 Mar 1912 (div. 1920) Ysolt Le Roy-Lewis, dau. of Col Herman Le Roy-Lewis, of Westbury House, Petersfield, co. Hampshire, and (2) 26 Jan 1922 Iris Emmeline Smith (b. 1896; d. 19...), 2nd dau. of Maj Reginald Abel Smith, of Goldings, co. Hertford, by his wife Hon Margaret Alice Holland, 1st dau. by his second wife of Henry Thurstan [Holland], 1st Viscount Knutsford, and had issue by both wives

1. Hon Kathleen Robson (b. 22 Jun 1890; d. 19...), mar. 20 Jan 1923 Lt Col C H Gay

2. Hon Violet Robson (b. 27 Jun 1892; d. 19...), mar. 24 Apr 1913 Sir Charles Travis Clay CB, Librarian of the House of Lords, and had issue

3. Hon Diana Robson (b. 7 May 1896; d. 19...)


11 Sep 1918


7 Oct 1910 for life Baron Robson, of Jesmond in the County of Northumberland


barrister, Inner Temple 1880, QC 1892, Bencher 1899; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Bow and Bromley 1885-86 and for South Shields 1895-1910; Recorder of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1895-1905; Solicitor-General 1905-08; knighted 1905; Attorney-General 1908-10; Privy Councillor 1910; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1910-12; GCMG 1911


 First written 16 Sep 2004



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