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Tryon, Baron (UK, 1940)


Creation: let. pat. 18 Apr 1940


Family name: Tryon




Azure a Fess embattled between in chief three Estoiles and in base a Portcullis chained Or


Issuant from a Coronet composed of four Roses set upon a Rim Or a Bear's Head Sable charged with seven Stars in the form of the Constellation Ursa Major Gold


Dexter:  an Army Pensioner in hospital uniform; Sinister:  a Postman holding with the exterior hand a Letter Sack over his shoulder proper


Do Right and Fear Not



George Clement [Tryon], 1st Baron Tryon, PC

son of Vice Adm Sir George Tryon KCB RN, by his wife Hon Clementina Heathcote, 1st dau. of Gilbert John [Heathcote], 1st Baron Aveland, by his wife Hon Clementina Elizabeth Drummond-Willoughby later Heathcote later Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, suo jure Baroness Willoughby de Eresby


15May 1871


28 Feb 1905 Hon Averil Vivian (b. 4 Dec 1876; d. 1 Feb 1959), 2nd dau. of Henry Hussey [Vivian], 1st Baron Swansea, by his third wife Averil Beaumont, 3rd dau. of Capt Richard Beaumont RN


24 Nov 1940


18 Apr 1940 Baron Tryon, of Durnford in the County of Wiltshire



Minister of Pensions 1922-24, 1924-29, and 1931-35;  Postmaster-General 1935-40;  Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1940


George Vivian [Tryon], 2nd Baron Tryon, GCVO KCB DSO PC


24 May 1906


3 Aug 1939 Ethelreda Josephine Burrell (b. 1909; d. 20 Apr 2002), only dau. of Lt Col Sir Merrik Raymond Burrell, 7th Bt., CBE by his second wife Coralie Adelaide Mervyn Porter, dau. of John Porter Porter, of Belle Isle, co. Fermanagh, and Clonbalt, co. Longford


9 Nov 1976



Assistant Keeper of HM's Privy Purse 1949-52;  Keeper of The Privy Purse and Treasurer to HM the Queen 1952-71;  Lord-in-Waiting to HM the Queen 1971-76


George Merrick [Tryon], 3rd Baron Tryon, OBE DL


26 May 1940


13 Apr 1973 (div. 1997) Dale Elizabeth ("Kanga") Harper (d. 15 Nov 1997), 1st dau. of Barry Harper, of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


1.Hon Charles George Barrington Tryon, Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth II 1988-90 (b. 15 May 1976), mar. Dr Katherine Anne Lyon Carroll (b. 1981), only dau. of Peter R Carroll, of Sandwich, co. Kent, by his wife Palline J Lyon, and has issue:

1a. Guy Aylmer George Tryon (b. 30 Jan 2015)

1a. Corinna Rose Tryon (b. 6 Feb 2012)

2a. Eloise Clementine Tryon (b. 15 Mar 2013)

2.Hon Edward Henry Tryon (b. 18 Dec 1979), mar. Nina Farnell-Watson, dau. of Peter Farnell-Watson, of Richmond-upon-Thames, co. Surrey, and has issue

1.Hon Zoe Elizabeth Tryon (b. 1 May 1974)

2.Hon Victoria Clementine Tryon (b. 18 Dec 1979)


Pageof Honour to Queen Elizabeth II 1954-56


 Last updated 22 May 2013




3rd Baron Tryon, of Durnford in the County of Wiltshire

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 18 Apr 1940)



Forde Lodge, Comrie, Perthshire PH6 2LT

The Manor House, Great Durnford, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 6BB



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