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Stanmore, Baron (UK, 1893 - 1957)

 

Creation: let.pat. 21 Aug 1893

 

Extinct: 13 Apr 1957

 

Family name: Hamilton-Gordon

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Arms:

Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Azure three Boars' Heads couped within a Double Tressure adorned with Roses Thistles and Fleurs-de-lis alternately Or (Gordon);  2nd and 3rd, Quarterly, (i) and (iv), Gules three Cinquefoils pierced Ermine, (ii) and (iii) Argent a Lymphad the sails furled, the whole within a Bordure Sable (Hamilton)

Crest:

1st:  Two Arms from the shoulder naked proper holding a Bow Or and letting fly an Arrow Argent (Gordon)2nd:  Our of a Ducal Coronet Oran Oak Tree fructed and penetrated transversely in the main stem by a Frame Saw inscribed with the word "Thorough" all proper, the tree charged with an Escutcheon Argent thereon a Heart Gules (Hamilton)

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Chief of the Fiji Islands habited and supporting with the exterior hand a Club all proper;  Sinister:  an Adigar of the Island of Ceylon habited and holding in the exterior hand a Staff of Office all proper

Motto:

 Haud Immemor

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Arthur [Hamilton-Gordon], 1st Baron Stanmore, GCMG

4th son of George Hamilton [Gordon later Hamilton-Gordon], 4th Earl of Aberdeen (First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) 1852-55), by his second wife  Lady Harriet Hamilton, widow of Lord James Hamilton MP, styled Viscount Hamilton (1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of John James [Hamilton], 1st Marquess of Abercorn), sister of George Sholto [Douglas], 17th Earl of Morton, and 2nd dau. of Hon John Douglas (by his wife Lady Frances Lascelles, 1st dau. of Edward [Lascelles], 1st Earl of Harewood), 1st son by his second wife of James [Douglas], 14th Earl of Morton

born

28 Nov 1829

mar.

24 Sep 1865 Rachel Emily Shaw-Lefevre (d. 26 Jan 1889), 1st dau. of Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre KCB, by his wife Rachel Emily Wright, dau. of Ichabod Wright, of Mapperley, co. Nottingham

children

1. Hon George Arthur Maurice Hamilton-Gordon, later 2nd Baron Stanmore

1. Hon Rachel Nevill Hamilton-Gordon (b. 13 Jul 1869; d. 22 Oct 1947)

died

30 Jan 1912

created

21 Aug 1893 Baron Stanmore, of Great Stanmore in the County of Middlesex

suc. by

son

note

Assistant Private Secretary to his father when Prime Minister 1852-55; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Beverley, 1854-57; CMG 1859; Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick 1861-66; Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Trinidad 1886-70 ; KCMG 1871; Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Mauritius 1871-74 ; Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Fiji 1875-80; GCMG 1878; Governor and Commander-in-Chief of New Zealand 1880-82; First High Commissioner for the West Pacific 1877-83; Governor of Ceylon 1883-90 ; KStJ

 

George Arthur Maurice [Hamilton-Gordon], 2nd Baron Stanmore, KCVO PC

born

3 Jan 1871

died

13 Apr 1957

note

Private Secretary to the First Commissioner of Works 1892-95; a Lord-in-Waiting to King George V 1914-22; a Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords 191 and 1944-46; Secretary-General of the Most Venerable Order of St John 1921-22; Treasurer of St Bartholomew's Hospital 1921-37; CVO 1922; Chief Liberal Whip in the House of Lords 1923-44; KCVO 1930; Privy Councillor 1932: Chairman of Committees, House of Lords 1944-46

 

On the death of the 2nd Baron Stanmore the Barony of Stanmore became extinct.

 

 First written 9 May 2003

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