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Silsoe, Baron (UK, 1963)


Creation: let. pat. 18 Jan 1963


Family name: Eve




Sable two Swords points upwards in saltire Argent pommelled and hilted Or on a Chief of the second a Closed Book Gules garnished of the third between two Torteaux


Issuant from a Mural Crown Or an Apple Tree fructed the trunk entwined by a Serpent proper


On either side a Kashmir Goat Argent horned winged and gorged with a Mural Crown Or


Eloquentia Virtus Evocant (Virtue by eloquence)



Arthur Malcolm Trustram [Eve], 1st Baron Silsoe, GBE MC

1st son of Sir Herbert Trustram Eve KBE, of Silsoe, co. Bedford and later of 42 Bramham Gardens, London SW5, by his wife Fanny Jean Turing, 1st dau. of Rev John Robert Turing, Vicar of Edwinstowe, co. Nottingham


8 Apr 1894

mar. (1)

23 Aug 1927 Marguerite Meredith Nanton (d. 25 Dec 1945), 2nd dau. of Sir Augustus Meredith Nanton, of Winnipeg, Canada. by his second wife Ethel Constance Clark

children by first wife

1. Hon David Malcolm Trustram Eve, later 2nd Baron Silsoe

2. Col Hon Peter Nanton Trustram Eve OBE, heir presumptive to the Barony of Silsoe, of Barton End Hall, Nailsworth, co. Gloucester, and Flat D, 163 Pavilion Road, London SW1 (b. 2 May 1930), mar. 29 Apr 1961 Petronilla Letiers Sheldon Elliott, dau. of Jannion Steele Elliott, of Dowles Manor, Bewdley, co. Worcester, and has issue

mar. (2)

31 Oct 1946 Margaret Elizabeth Robertson (d. 1993), yst. dau. of Henry Wallace Robertson, of Milbrae, Ayton, co. Berwick


3 Dec 1976


18 Jan 1943 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Silsoe"

18 Jan 1963 Baron Silsoe, of Silsoe in the County of Bedford

suc. by

son by first wife



David Malcolm Trustram [Eve], 2nd Baron Silsoe


2 May 1930


15 Jun 1963 Bridget Min Hart-Davis, only dau. of Sir Rupert Charles Hart-Davis, publisher and author, of The Old Rectory, Marske-in-Swaledale, Richmond-on-Swale, co. York (by his second wife (Catherine) Comfort Borden-Turner), legally the son of Richard Hart-Davis, stockbroker, by his wife Sybil Cooper, dau. of Sir Alfred Cooper, surgeon, of Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, by his wife Lady Agnes Cecil Emmeline Duff, 4th dau. of James [Duff], 5th Earl of Fife, by his wife Lady Agnes Georgiana Elizabeth Hay, 2nd dau. of William George [Hay], 18th Earl of Erroll, by his wife Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence, illegit. dau. of King William IV


1. Hon Simon Rupert Trustram Eve, later 3rd Baron Silsoe

1. Hon Amy Janet Trustram Eve (b. 13 Jun 1964)


31 Dec 2005

suc. by




Simon Rupert Trustram [Eve], 3rd Baron Silsoe


17 Apr 1966



The heir presumptive to the Barony of Silsoe in Col Hon Peter Nanton Trustram Eve OBE, second son of the 1st Baron Silsoe and uncle of the present Baron.


Last updated 11 Jan 2006




3rd Baron Silsoe, of Silsoe in the County of Bedford

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 18 Jan 1963)

3rd Baronet, styled "of Silsoe"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 18 Jan 1943)



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