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Terrington, Baron (UK, 1918)


Creation:let. pat. 19 Jan 1918


Family name:Woodhouse




Per fess Or and Azure issuant in chief a Hurst of Oak Trees proper in base two Bars wavy Argent


A Demi-Woodman proper issuant out of a Wreath of Roses Argent barbed and seeded also proper supporting in the dexter hand an Axe Or


On either side an Airedale Terrier proper gorged with a Ducal Coronet Or


Labor Omnia Vincit (Labour conquers all things)



1.James Thomas [Woodhouse], 1st Baron Terrington

son of James Woodhouse, of Flamborough, co. York, by his wife Dorothy Marton, dau. of Thomas Terrington, of Marton, co. York

born16 Jul 1852

mar.9 Aug 1876 Jessie Reed (d. 25 May 1942), 3rd dau. of Walter James Reed, of Skidby, co. York

died8 Feb 1921

created19 Jan 1918 Baron Terrington, of Huddersfield in the County of York

suc. byson


2.Harold James Selborne [Woodhouse], 2nd Baron Terrington, OBE

born8 May 1877

mar. (1)8 May 1918 (div. 1926) Vera Florence Annie Sebright MP (widow of Guy Ivo Seabright), dau. of Henry George Bousher, of London

mar. (2)28 Jul 1927 Rena de Vere Humphrey Shapland-Swiny (d. 1973), only child of Capt William Molyneux Shapland-Swiny, of Ballymurrogh and Cloghamon, co. Wexford

dieds.p. 19 Nov 1940

suc. bybrother


3.Horace Marton [Woodhouse], 3rd Baron Terrington, KBE

born27 Oct 1887

mar. (1)28 May 1914 Valerie Phillips (d. 16 Nov 1958), dau. of George Allen Phillips, of Leydens House, Edenbridge, co. Kent

mar. (2)22 Oct 1959 Phyllis Mary Haggard (former wife of Maj Charles Haggard;  d. 1971), 2nd dau. of William Wilson Drew, ICS

died7 Jan 1961

suc. byson by first wife


4.James Allen David [Woodhouse], 4th Baron Terrington

born30 Dec 1915

mar. 7 Nov 1942 Suzanne Irwin (b. c. 1919; d. 20 Apr 2011), 3rd dau. of Col Thomas Strutt Irwin, of Mill House, Holton, Halesworth, co. Suffolk, by his second cousin once removed and wife Marjorie Willis Lacy, dau. of Dyson Lacy, of St Helens, Queensland, Australia, by his wife Frances Amelia Irwin, dau. of Cmdr Joseph Irwin RN, of Wetheral Plains, Carlisle

dieds.p.m. 1998

suc. bybrother


5.Christopher Montague [Woodhouse], 5th Baron Terrington, DSO OBE

born11 May 1917

mar.28 Aug 1945 Lady Davidema Katharine Cynthia Mary Millicent Crichton (b. 23 Apr 1909; widow of John Henry George [Crichton], 5th Earl Erne;  d. 10 Sep 1995), 2nd dau. and cohrss of Victor Alexander George Robert [Bulwer-Lytton], 2nd Earl of Lytton, by his wife Pamela Frances Audrey Chichele-Plowden, dau. of Sir Trevor John Chichele Chichele-Plowden KCSI

died13 Feb 2001

suc. byson

noteDSO 1943;  OBE (Mil.) 1944;  Director Generl of Royal Institute of International Affairs 1955-59;  Member of Parliament (Con.) for Oxford 1959-66 and 1970-74;  Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Aviation 1961-62;  Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Home Affairs 1962-64;  Director of Education and Training CBI 1966-70


6.Christopher Richard James [Woodhouse], 6th Baron Terrington

born20 Sep 1946

mar.27 Feb 1975 Hon Anna Margaret Philipps, 1st dau. of Hugo John Laurence [Philipps], 3rd Baron Milford, by his first wife Margaret Heathcote, only dau. of Capt Ralph Heathcote DSO RB, of Gressingham, co. Lancaster


1.Hon Jack Henry Lehmann Woodhouse (b. 7 Dec 1978)

1.Hon Constance Margaret Davina Woodhouse (b. 1 Jan 1982)


 Last updated 11 Jun 2011




6th Baron Terrington, of Huddersfield in the County of York

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 19 Jan 1918)



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