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Rockley, Baron (UK, 1934)

 

Creation: let. pat. 11 Jan 1934

 

Family name: Cecil

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Arms:

Barry of ten Argent and Azure over all six Escutcheons three two and one Sable each charged with a Lion rampant of the first and for difference a Crescent Gules charged with another Crescent Or

Crest:

Six Arrows in saltire Or barbed and flighted Argent girt together with a Belt Gules buckled and garnished Gold over the arrows a Morion Cap proper

Supporters:

On either side a Lion Ermine gorged with a Collar Or pendent therefrom an Escutcheon the dexter Sable a Lion Argent and the sinister Gules three Tilting Spears erect Or headed Argent

Motto:

Sero Sed Serio (Late, but in earnest)

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Evelyn [Cecil], 1st Baron Rockley, GBE PC

1st son of Lt Col Lord Eustace Brownlow Henry Cecil, of Lytchett Heath, Poole, co. Dorset (by his wife Lady Gertrude Louisa Scott, 4th dau. of John [Scott], 2nd Earl of Eldon), 3rd son by his first wife of James Brownlow William [Cecil later Gascoyne-Cecil], 2nd Marquess of Salisbury

born

30 May 1865

mar.

16 Feb 1898 Hon Alicia Margaret Tyssen-Amherst CBE DGStJ (d. 14 Sep 1941), 5th dau. of William Amhurst [Daniel-Tyssen later Tyssen-Amhurst later Tyssen-Amherst], 1st Baron Amherst of Hackney, by his wife Margaret Susan Mitford DJStJ, only child and hrss. of Adm Robert Mitford, of Mitford Castle, co. Northumberland, and Hunmanby Hall, co. York

children

1. Hon Robert William Evelyn Cecil, later 2nd Baron Rockley

1. Hon Margaret Gertrude Cecil DGStJ (d. 26 Aug 1962), mar. 7 Feb 1929 Capt Herbert Arthur Cambridge Lane OBE RN (d. 8 May 1961), son of Frederick George Alexander Lane, of Bloxworth House, co. Dorset, and had issue

2. Hon Maud Katherine Alicia Cecil, portrait painter (d. 12 Jun 1981), mar. 17 Nov 1927 (div. 1955) Lt Col Richard Greville Acton Steel, 2nd son of Col Richard Acton Steel CMG CIE, and had issue

died

1 Apr 1941

created

11 Jan 1934 Baron Rockley, of Lytchett Heath in the County of Dorset

suc. by

son

note

Barrister, Inner Temple 1889 and New South Wales 1926; Private Secretary to the Prime Minister (Lord Salisbury) 1891-92 and 1895-1902; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for East Hertfordshire 1898-1900, for Aston Manor 1900-18 and for Birmingham Aston 1918-29; Secretary-General, Venerable Order of St John 1915-21; Privy Councillor 1917; GBE 1922

 

Robert William Evelyn [Cecil], 2nd Baron Rockley

born

28 Feb 1901

mar.

9 May 1933 Anne Margaret Meade-Featherstonhaugh (d. 1980), 1st dau. of Adm Hon Sir Herbert Meade later Meade-Featherstonhaugh GCVO CB DSO (3rd son of Richard James [Meade], 4th Earl of Clanwilliam), by his wife Margaret Isabel Frances Glyn, 1st dau. of Rt Rev Hon Edward Carr Glyn DD, Bishop of Peterborough (8th son of George Carr [Glyn], 1st Baron Wolverton), by his wife Lady Mary Emma Campbell, 6th dau. by his first wife of George Douglas [Campbell], 8th Duke of Argyll

children

1. Hon James Hugh Cecil, later 3rd Baron Rockley

2. Hon Charles Evelyn Cecil, of Wilcote House, Charlbury, co. Oxford (b. 15 Nov 1936), mar. 28 Sep 1965 Jennifer Anne Mackinnon, only dau. of Capt Duncan Mackinnon by his wife Pamela Rachael Brassey, 2nd dau. of Capt Robert Bingham Brassey JP DL MP, of Cottesbrooke Hall, co. Northampton (by his first wife Violet Lowry-Corry, 2nd dau. of Armar Henry Lowry-Corry), 1st son of Col Albert Brassey JP MP, of Heythrop, co. Oxford, and Charlton Park, co. Gloucester (by his wife Hon Matilda Maria Helena Bingham, 1st dau. of John Charles Robert [Bingham], 4th Baron Clanmorris), younger brother of Thomas [Brassey], 1st Earl Brassey, and has issue

1. Hon Elizabeth Anne Cecil (b. 6 Jul 1939; d. 15 Jan 2015), mar. 19 Jan 1961 Capt Andrew Arnold Lyon Wills (b. 15 Aug 1937; d. 5 Jan 1998), 1st son of Maj John Lycett Wills, High Sheriff of Berkshire 1958, by his wife Hon Jean Constance Elphinstone MVO, 2nd dau. of Sidney Herbert [Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone], 16th Lord Elphinstone, by his wife Lady Mary Frances Bowes-Lyon DCVO, 2nd dau. of Claude George [Bowes-Lyon], 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and has issue

died

6 Jan 1976

suc. by

son

 

James Hugh [Cecil], 3rd Baron Rockley

born

5 Apr 1934

mar.

18 Nov 1958 Lady Sarah Primrose Beatrix Cadogan (b. 23 Feb 1938; d. 19 Dec 2017), 1st dau. of William Gerald Charles [Cadogan], 7th Earl Cadogan, by his first wife Hon Primrose Lilian Yarde-Buller, 4th dau. of John Reginald Lopes [Yarde-Buller], 3rd Baron Churston

children

1. Hon Anthony Robert Cecil, later 4th Baron Rockley

1. Hon Caroline Anne Cecil (b. 27 Mar 1960), mar. 1985 Mark G Preston, 2nd son of Simon Preston, of Lowfield Farm, Tetbury, co. Gloucester, and has issue

2. Hon Camilla Sarah Cecil (b. 8 Feb 1965), mar. 3 Oct 1998 Henry Mountain, son of Nicholas Mountain, of Alresford, co. Hampshire

died

5 Dec 2011

suc. by

son

 

Anthony Robert [Cecil], 4th Baron Rockley

born

29 Jul 1961

mar.

9 Jan 1988 Katherine Jane Whalley, dau. of G A Whalley, of Chipperfield, co. Hertford

children

1. Hon William Evelyn Cecil (b. 7 Jul 1996)

1. Hon Emily Sarah Cecil (b. 15 Nov 1991)

2. Hon Lydia Elizabeth Cecil (b. 3 Jan 1994)

 

Last updated 30 Jan 2018

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Title:

4th Baron Rockley, of Lytchett Heath in the County of Dorset

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 11 Jan 1934)

 

Address:

Lytchett Heath, Poole, Dorset BH16 6AE

Tel:  01202 622228

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