Herbert Merton Jessel, 1st Baron Jessel of Westminster

Is your surname Jessel?

Research the Jessel family

Herbert Merton Jessel, 1st Baron Jessel of Westminster's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Herbert Merton Jessel, 1st Baron Jessel of Westminster

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Brighton, Sussex, England
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Hoop Lane Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Son of Rt. Hon. Sir George Jessel and Amelia Jessel
Husband of Maud Jessel, Baroness Jessel
Father of Hon. Gladys Mary / May Jessel; Hon. Vera Pearl Martyn; Edward Herbert Jessel, 2nd Baron Jessel of Westminster and Hon. Doreen Maud Agnew
Brother of Constance de Stern; Emma Auguste Hardy; Sir Charles James Jessel, 1st Baronet and Lucy Jessel

Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
Last Updated:

About Herbert Merton Jessel, 1st Baron Jessel of Westminster

http://akevoth.org/genealogy/asser/672.htm


Herbert Merton Jessel, 1st Baron Jessel

  • Born on 27 October 1866.
  • Son of Rt. Hon. Sir George Jessel and Amelia Moses.
  • Married Maud Goldsmid, daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Julian Goldsmid, 3rd Bt., on 20 December 1894.
  • Died on 1 November 1950 at age 84.
  • Educated at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England, and at New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.
  • Gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 17th Lancers.
  • Gained the rank of Major between 1887 and 1890 in the service of the Berkshire Yeomanry India.
  • Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County London.
  • Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County London.
  • Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for St. Pancras between 1896 and 1906.
  • Decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.)
  • Mayor of Westminster between 1902 and 1903.
  • Honorary Colonel between 1905 and 1923 in the service of the 1st Battalion, City of London Regiment Royal Fusiliers.1
  • Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for St. Pancras between 1910 and 1918.
  • Remount Conducting Officer in October 1914.
  • Assistant-Commandant of the Army Remount Service in December 1914.
  • Fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.
  • Commandant Lieutenant-Colonel in January 1915.
  • Created 1st Baronet Jessel, of Westimnster, co. London [U.K.] on 30 June 1917.
  • Invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1918.
  • Colonel Deputy-Dirwctor of Remounts, War Office between 1918 and 1919.
  • Invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1919.
  • Retired from the military in 1919, with the rank of Colonel.
  • Controller Horse and Animals (unpaid), Ministry of Munitions Disposals Board between 1919 and 1920.
  • Created 1st Baron Jessel, of Westminster, co. London [U.K.] on 8 January 1924.

Children of Herbert Merton Jessel, 1st Baron Jessel and Maud Goldsmid

  • Hon. Vera Pearl Jessel d. 21 Aug 1928
  • Hon. Gladys May Jessel b. 13 May 1896, d. 14 May 1976
  • Edward Herbert Jessel, 2nd Baron Jessel b. 25 Mar 1904, d. 13 Jun 1990
  • Hon. Doreen Maud Jessel b. 7 Feb 1909, d. 1990

The Peerage


view all

Herbert Merton Jessel, 1st Baron Jessel of Westminster's Timeline

1866
October 27, 1866
Brighton, Sussex, England
1896
May 13, 1896
Age 29
Grosvenor Place, Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, London, England
1899
September 17, 1899
Age 32
Chislehurst, Kent, England
1904
March 25, 1904
Age 37
Mount Street, Westminster, Middlesex, England
1909
February 7, 1909
Age 42
1950
November 1, 1950
Age 84
????
Hoop Lane Cemetery