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Henry George Charles Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, styled The Hon. Henry Lascelles before 1892 and Viscount Lascelles between 1892 and 1929, was a British soldier, peer and a Yorkshire landowner. He...

5/24/2007 4/27/2017

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski (born March 5, 1813, died September 24, 1898) was a Polish-Canadian engineer. He left Poland in 1830 with his family, after the November Uprising. He first went to the United...

7/30/2013 4/24/2017

Sir Sandford Fleming MP (1827 - 1915)

Father of Standard Time Born January 7, 1827, in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. At the age of 18, armed with a little formal training in surveying and engineering, Fleming emigrated to Canada. Fleming and his ...

2/13/2011 4/23/2017

Sir Knight John Claypoole, Sir MP (1595 - 1660)

"Sir John /Claypool/"

Sir John Claypoole was politically involved as a Member of Parliament in 1654 in Northamptonshire, England. He was politically involved as a Member of Parliament in 1656 in Carmarthenshire, England. ...

9/20/2007 4/19/2017

James Claypoole was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I on June 17, 1583. The son of John Claypoole and his wife who was the daughter of Thomas Metcalfe, James Claypoole was born circa 1525 at Kings Cliff, N...

10/6/2007 4/19/2017

Sir Francis Darcy, Kt., MP MP (c.1558 - 1641)

Sir Francis Darcy (died 29 November 1641) was an English soldier and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1601 and 1629. Darcy was the son of Sir Arthur Darcy. His gran...

4/8/2012 4/16/2017

Sir William Godolphin, MP MP (c.1568 - 1613)

Family and Education b. c.1568,1 1st s. of Sir Francis Godolphin† of Godolphin and his 1st w. Margaret, da. of John Killigrew of Arwennack, Cornw.; bro. of Sir Francis*.2 educ. Emmanuel, Camb. 1585; L....

12/30/2008 4/14/2017

Sir John Huggins, GCMG, MC MP (1891 - 1971)

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11/28/2016 4/11/2017

Sir Edmund Fettiplace MP (c.1554 - 1613)

Name: Edmund Fettiplace Suffix: Kt Prefix: Sir 1 Sex: M Birth: ABT 1554 in Swinbrook, Oxfordshire Death: 20 JUN 1613 in Swinbrook, Oxfordshire Residence: Childrey, Berkshire 2 MEM: Swin...

4/14/2011 4/7/2017

Sir Henry Hubert Juta MP (1857 - 1930)

"Henricus Hubertus", "Harry Herbert"

Sir Henry Herbert Juta (1857 - 1930) served as Speaker of the Cape House of Assembly, Judge President of the Cape Provincial Division and judge of the South African Appellate Division. He also serv...

2/7/2009 4/5/2017

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Sir Thomas Smith of Hough, KT MP (1468 - 1538)


A civic dignitary noted for his integrity and philanthropy. Family branch: Smith of Atherton. Known as Sir Thomas of Hough, knt, of Chesire. SMITH, Sir Lawrence (c.1516-82), of Chester and Hough, C...

12/16/2008 4/3/2017

Sir Andrew Brereton, Kt. MP (1448 - 1527)

Sir Andrew Brereton M, #61186, b. circa 1440 Father Sir William Brereton b. c 1410, d. 1484 Mother Philippa Hulse Sir Andrew Brereton was born circa 1440 at of Brereton, Cheshire, England. He m...

9/22/2007 4/3/2017

Sir Robert Whitney, of Whitney MP (1491 - 1541)

"Robert Whitney"

Robert Whitney1 M, b. circa 1494 Father James Whitney b. c 1465, d. 1500 Mother Blanche Milbourne b. c 1474 Robert Whitney was born circa 1494 at of Incomb, Gloucestershire, England. He married...

6/1/2007 3/31/2017

ADMIRAL SIR THOMAS BRIGGS, GCMO Admiral Sir Thomas Briggs is the son of Stephen Briggs and his wife, Magdalen Pasley. Darryl Lundy's Peerage He was born in 1780 and baptised at All Saints Parish Chur...

2/2/2013 3/24/2017

Sir Erik Ohlson, 1st Baronet MP (1873 - 1934)

3/21/2017 3/21/2017

Sir John Evans MP (c.1823 - 1908)

John Evans (archaeologist) John Evans came from a family of men who were both educated and intellectually active; his father, Arthur's grandfather, had been headmaster of Market Bosworth Grammar Scho...

1/12/2012 3/15/2017

Kristin A. Scott Thomas, OBE (born 24 May 1960) is an English-French actress. She gained international fame in the 1990s for her roles in Bitter Moon, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and The English Pat...

1/5/2011 3/15/2017

Sir John le Norreys, lord of Speke MP (c.1330 - 1372)


According to Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire By Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire page 148-149 Sir John le Noreis of Speke, Kt., son and heir of Alan le Nore...

1/2/2008 3/13/2017

Sir Ralph Eure, Sheriff of Northumberland & Yorkshire1,2,3,4 M, #34838, b. circa 1461, d. 22 October 1539 Father Sir William Eure, Sheriff of Yorkshire5,6 b. 18 Feb 1440, d. a 3 Jul 1497 Mother M...

6/25/2007 3/8/2017

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5/2/2008 3/7/2017

Sir John Humphrey MP (deceased)

3/7/2017 3/7/2017

Sir John Boteler, Kt. MP (b. - 1634)

4/20/2014 3/6/2017

appointed Deputy Grand Master, United Grand Lodge of England, 4 Dec 1935

3/6/2017 3/6/2017

Admiral Sir William Edmund Goodenough GCB, MVO (2 June 1867 – 30 January 1945) was a senior Royal Navy officer of World War I. Goodenough joined the Royal Navy in 1882. He was appointed Commander of ...

7/24/2012 3/6/2017

Knighted by Queen Anne in 1708 when he recived the Great Hardenbergh Patent to 2,000,000 acres. He was also known as Sir Johannes Hardenbergh Sr. He was a High Sheriff of Ulster County in 1690 at Uls...

6/9/2007 3/5/2017

Sir Oliver Butler, Kt. MP (1566 - 1632)


4/29/2010 3/4/2017

Sir John Savage, of Stainesby MP (1343 - c.1386)

• Background Information. Through his marriage John Savage seems to have succeeded to the royal favour granted to his father-in-law, Sir Thomas Danyer, for in 1397 Henry III appointed him bailiff of th...

5/9/2008 3/4/2017

Sir Robert de Savage MP (c.1318 - c.1368)

ID: I220197 Name: Sir Robert [>] de Savage Sex: M Birth: 1318 in Cheadle, Cheshire, England Death: 1368 in Stainesby, Derbyshire, England Father: Sir Thomas [>] de Savage b: 1250 in Stainesby...

6/19/2008 3/4/2017

Sir John Savage IV, of Clifton MP (c.1423 - 1495)

"Mayor of Vale Royal", "Knight", ""Mayor of Vale Royal" "Knight""

Knighted by Henry VI in 1477. The Savage family were important Cheshire landowners from the late 1370s, when the family acquired lands at Clifton by the marriage of John Savage (d. 1386) to Margaret Da...

3/14/2007 3/4/2017

Percy Hobart Major-General Sir Percy Cleghorn Stanley Hobart KBE CB DSO MC (14 June 1885–19 February 1957), also known as "Hobo", was a British military engineer, noted for his command of the 79th Ar...

12/5/2010 3/2/2017

Sir George Speke MP (c.1565 - 1597)

"Speake/", "Speake"

The Speke family was difficult to document. Sources that had Phillippa Speke as a daughter of Sir George Speke did not show his further lineage, while many that defined the Speke ancestry including S...

8/21/2008 2/28/2017

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Sir John Speke MP (b. - 1421)

His IPMs give two different death dates, 5 October 1441 and 27 October 1441.

5/13/2009 2/27/2017

Lieutenant General Sir Henry Royds Pownall KCB, KBE, DSO (19 November 1887 – 10 June 1961) was a British general, who held several important command and Staff appointments during World War II. In par...

2/17/2012 2/27/2017

From page 67 of Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica. "GENEALOGICAL MEMORANDA RELATING TO THE FAMILY OF EVELYN." Funeral Certificate SIR THOMAS ENGHAM, 1621. The right worshipfull Knight Sir Thom...

6/15/2007 2/26/2017

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8/24/2008 2/23/2017

LOTFWW Royal Navy Officers 1899-1919 findmypast Transcription Record set Royal Navy Officers 1899-1919 First name(s) Christopher Lloyd Last name Courtney Birth year 1890 Rank Lieutenant...

2/20/2017 2/20/2017

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Wikipedia contributors. " William Bromley-Davenport (British Army officer) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

4/27/2014 2/17/2017

THE FOUNDING GRAND MASTERS OF THE TEUTONIC ORDER IN 1198 Coat of Arms (1) Heinrich I Walpot von Bassenheim - 1198-1200. Heinrich Walpot von Bassenheim (died 1200), also known as Henry Walpot, was...

5/12/2015 2/15/2017

Brig.-Gen. Sir Bertram Percy Portal was born on 10 January 1866. Son of Sir Wyndham Spencer Portal, 1st Bt. and Mary Jane Hicks-Beach. Married Hon. Margaret Louisa Littleton, daughter of Edward G...

4/2/2014 2/13/2017

Col. Sir Robert Pye, Kt., MP MP (c.1622 - 1701)

Family and Education b. c.1622, 1st son of Sir Robert Pye† of Westminster by Mary, daughter and coheir of John Croker of Batsford, Glos. m. c.1641 (with £2,000), Anne (d. Nov. 1701), daughter of ...

8/7/2010 2/11/2017

Sir Robert Pye, Kt., MP MP (1585 - c.1662)

The Peerage Sir Robert Pye was born on 13 October 1585 at Dunton, Bedfordshire, England.2 He died in 1662.1 He lived at Farringdon, Berkshire, England.1 Children of Sir Robert Pye and Mary Croker ...

4/12/2013 2/10/2017

Sir George Speke, KB, MP MP (c.1530 - c.1584)

"George Speake"

Family and Education b. c.1530, s. and h. of Sir Thomas Speke† by his 1st w. Anne, da. of Sir Richard Berkeley of Stoke. m. (1) Elizabeth, da. of Sir Andrew Luttrell of Dunster, wid. of Richard Malle...

7/30/2008 2/10/2017

Sir Paul Jodrell, MD MP (deceased)

2/10/2017 2/10/2017

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Sir Albert Pell MP (deceased)

2/2/2017 2/2/2017

Sir William Spencer MP (1496 - 1532)

"William Spencer", "of Wormleighton"

From the Champlin family gedcom: He possessed a fine estate at Yarnton, in the county of Oxford. Hereceived the honour of knighthood form Queen Elizabeth in 1502. Birth: 1555 in Yarnton, Oxfordshir...

6/9/2007 2/1/2017

Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy James Hamilton Laurence MP

"Тимъти Лауърънс"

Buckingham Palace, London, England

Vice-Admiral Timothy James Hamilton Laurence , CB , MVO , CSM , ADC(P) (born 1 March 1955) is a British naval officer and the second husband of The Princess Anne , The Princess Royal. Laurence was Eque...

5/24/2007 1/30/2017

Sir Christopher Bland MP (1938 - 2017)

7/10/2012 1/29/2017

Sir Thomas Devereux MP (c.1428 - d.)

7/4/2008 1/14/2017

William Smyth, of Putney MP (c.1412 - 1452)

"Sir William "of Putney" Smythe"

William Smyth Birth: Abt 1412 in Of, Putney, Surrey, England Father: John SMYTH b: Abt 1380 in Of, Putney, Surrey, England Mother: Joan b: Abt 1390 in Of, Putney, Surrey, England Marriage ...

1/18/2008 1/11/2017

Hamersley's family estate was at Pyrton Manor near Oxford, but he rose to prominence in London as a businessman. 6 NOV 1597 He married Marie (Mary) Dereham daughter of Baldwin Dereham and Margare...

7/7/2008 1/10/2017

Colonel Hon. Sir George Arthur Charles Crichton was born on 6 September 1874. He was the son of John Henry Crichton, 4th Earl Erne of Crom Castle and Lady Florence Mary Cole. He married Lady Mary Augus...

11/8/2011 1/10/2017

Major-General Sir Sanford John Palairet Scobell, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (26 September 1879 – 2 March 1955), known by his middle name John, was a senior officer in the British Army. Son of Sanford George...

6/16/2008 1/10/2017

1/31/2016 1/5/2017

Admiral Sir Arthur Auckland Leopold Pedro Cochrane KCB (24 September 1824 – 20 August 1905) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station. Born the third son of the t...

12/21/2010 1/5/2017

Richard "of Bowridge Hill" Greene II, Lord of Bowridge MP (c.1556 - c.1617)

"Sir Richard (Sir Richard) "Knight and Lord of Bowridge Hall" Greene II", "MP"

) Richard Greene (The Younger) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Richard Greene (1560 - c. 23 June 1617) "The Younger", Knight and Lord of Bowridge Hill was the son of Sir Richard "of Staff...

3/15/2007 1/5/2017

Sir Lewis Bernstein Namier MP (1888 - 1960)

Sir Lewis Bernstein Namier (UK /ˈneɪmɪər/;[1] 27 June 1888 – 19 August 1960) was a British historian of Polish-Jewish background. His best-known works were The Structure of Politics at the Accession ...

7/10/2014 1/4/2017

Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE MP (1914 - 2000)

9/14/2011 12/30/2016

Sir Thomas Skipwith, Sir MP (c.1380 - 1417)

"Thomas de Skipwith"

Succeeded to the estates of his father after his death in 1415 at which time he held lands at Skipwith, Merethorpe, Wakefield, and South Ormsby. After distinguishing himself in the French Wars he was k...

5/21/2008 12/26/2016

Sir William Skipworth, MP MP (1564 - 1610)

b. c.1564, 1st s. of Henry Skipwith by his w. Jane. educ. Jesus, Camb. c.1579/80. m. (1) Margaret (d.1594), da. of Roger Cave, of Stanford, Northants., 4s. 4da.; (2) Jane (d.1630), da. of John Roberts,...

3/13/2008 12/26/2016

Sir Michael Edward Lindsay-Hogg, 5th Baronet (born May 5, 1940) is a British television and stage director and an occasional writer and actor. Background and early work Lindsay-Hogg was born in N...

9/1/2007 12/21/2016

Sir Paul McCartney MP

"Paul McCartney", "Paul", "Baby Face"

Outside Peasmarsh, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Sir James Paul McCartney , MBE is an English singer-songwriter, poet, composer, multi-instrumentalist, entrepreneur, record and film producer, painter, and animal rights and peace activist. Formerly of...

7/20/2007 12/20/2016

This person is fictional, and part of a major genealogical hoax. The Smyth-Carrington line is, according to J. Horace Round, a fiction. The line has been based on a work by Dr. Walter Arthur Copinger...

12/13/2008 12/19/2016

Sir William de Carynton, Knight MP (1250 - 1307)

"Carington", "Carrington"

William de Caryngton, Knt., temp Edward 1 and Edward 2. Son of William de Carinton. Married Agnes, daughter of William de Toft; her first husband was Walter de Acton. Their children: Ralph, John. p...

1/5/2009 12/19/2016

Wikipedia England Births and Christenings Name Joseph William Bazalgette Gender Male Christening Date 19 May 1819 Christening Place SAINT ANDREW,ENFIELD,LONDON,ENGLAND Birth Date 28...

12/16/2016 12/17/2016

Sir Ian Murray McKellen , CBE, CH (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. He has won multiple Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, two Academy Award nominations, and five Emmy Award nominations. His ...

12/29/2011 12/17/2016

Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell KCVO from WIkipedia Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell, KCVO (12 June 1901 – 8 June 1979) was a leading British fashion designer, best known for his work for the ladies of the Ro...

11/14/2011 12/16/2016

There is a great chapter about Guy in a book by Stephen Cooper entitled The Final Whistle, The Great War in Fifteen Players, (Chapter 2 - Guy Du Maurier :The Accidental Playright) DU MAURIER, GUY L...

9/7/2007 12/16/2016

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE MP

"Anthony Hopkins"

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (born 31 December 1937), best known as Anthony Hopkins, is a Welsh actor of film, stage and television. Considered to be one of the greatest living actors, is perhaps be...

11/3/2011 12/15/2016

Sir Gerald David Nunes Nabarro (29 June 1913 – 18 November 1973) was a British businessman and latterly Conservative Party politician of the 1950s and 1960s. Nabarro was born in Willesden Green, the ...

6/18/2009 12/14/2016

Sir Christopher Lee MP (1922 - 2015)


Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee CBE CStJ (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer, and author. With a career spanning nearly 70 years, Lee initially portrayed villains and became be...

12/30/2011 12/14/2016

Bob Geldof From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Background information Birth name Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof Born 5 October 1951 (age 65) Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland Genres ...

1/16/2012 12/14/2016

Sir John Hawkshaw MP (1811 - 1891)

Sir John Hawkshaw FRS FRSE MICE (9 April 1811 – 2 June 1891), was an English civil engineer. He served as President of the Institute of Civil Engineers 1862-63. His most noteworthy work is the Severn T...

4/23/2011 12/14/2016

Cliff Richard MP

"Sir Cliff Richard"


Inspired by the music of Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard dominated the pre-Beatles British pop scene in the late '50s and early '60s. His 1958 hit single "Move It" is often described as Britain's first au...

8/19/2008 12/14/2016

Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA (born 8 June 1955),[1] also known as "TimBL," is a British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a ...

5/1/2013 12/14/2016

Sir Bobby Charlton CBE Sir Robert "Bobby" Charlton CBE (born 11 October 1937) is an English former football player, regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of...

8/12/2016 12/14/2016

Sir Frank Whittle MP (1907 - 1996)

" Frank Whittle ", Westminster Abbey Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle , OM, KBE, CB, FRS, Hon FRAeS (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was a British Royal Air Force (RAF) engineer officer. He is cred...

7/22/2008 12/14/2016

SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING (1881-1955) Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance benzylpenicillin (Penicillin...

9/27/2010 12/14/2016

Sir Alliott Verdon Roe MP (1877 - 1958)

"Alliott Verdon Roe"

Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe OBE, Hon. FRAeS, FIAS (26 April 1877 – 4 January 1958) was a pioneer English pilot and aircraft manufacturer, and founder in 1910 of the Avro company. After experimenting...

8/2/2013 12/14/2016

Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy MP (1812 - 1878)

Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy (12 September 1812 – 17 January 1878) was an English historian and jurist. Wikipedia: Edward Shepherd Creasy

4/16/2010 12/14/2016

Sir William Frederick "Bill" Cotton CBE (23 April 1928 – 11 August 2008) was a British television producer and executive, and the son of big-band leader Billy Cotton. References and Sources

12/24/2014 12/14/2016

Sir Arthur Lawrence Hobhouse MP (1886 - 1965)

Sir Arthur Lawrence Hobhouse (15 February 1886 – 20 January 1965) English local government Liberal politician best remembered as the architect of the system of National parks of England and Wales. So...

9/23/2008 12/14/2016

Sir Robert Joseph Phillimore, 1st Baronet PC (5 November 1810 – 4 February 1885), was an English judge and politician. Wikipedia: Robert Phillimore

12/2/2012 12/14/2016

Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere, 1st Baronet GCB GCSI (29 March 1815 – 29 May 1884) was a British colonial administrator. He had a successful career in India rising to become Governor of Bombay. However,...

12/16/2008 12/14/2016

Lenny Henry MP

"Lenny Henry"

Sir Lenworth George Henry , KBE (born 29 August 1958), known as Lenny Henry , is an English stand-up comedian, actor, blues singer, writer, and television presenter, known for co-founding charity Comic...

6/7/2011 12/14/2016 ; Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO From Wikipedia (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered...

6/12/2008 12/14/2016

Sir James Michael Goldsmith MP (1933 - 1997)

He was an Anglo-French financier. Towards the end of his life, he became a magazine publisher and a politician. In 1994, he was elected to represent France as a Member of the European Parliament and he...

2/7/2009 12/14/2016

Sir Michael Caine, CBE MP

"Michael Caine"

Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Sir Michael Caine, CBE (born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite; 14 March 1933) is one of only two actors nominated for an Academy Award for acting (either lead or supporting) in every decade from the 1960s to...

6/21/2011 12/14/2016

Sir Isaac Newton MP (1643 - 1727)

Sir Isaac Newton FRS (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 [OS: 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726]) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theologian who is c...

6/11/2007 12/14/2016

Sir Walter Raleigh MP (1552 - 1618)


'Sir Walter Raleigh1 'M, #146602, b. 1552, d. 1618 Last Edited=9 Feb 2010 'Sir Walter Raleigh was born in 1552.1 He married Elizabeth Throckmorton, daughter of Sir Nicholas Throckmorton and Anne ...

3/11/2008 12/14/2016

Sir Malcolm Leslie Rifkind KCMG PC QC (born 21 June 1946) is a British politician who served in various roles as a cabinet minister under Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, including S...

9/7/2016 12/14/2016

Sir Frederick Grant Banting KBE MC FRS FRSC (November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941) was a Canadian medical scientist, physician, painter, and Nobel laureate noted as the co-discoverer of insulin and it...

6/19/2011 12/14/2016

British Assistant Under-Secretary of War 1914 - 1926 Wikipedia "He joined the War Office in 1886. From 1890 to 1891 he was Acting Assistant Private Secretary to Edward Stanhope, Secretary of Stat...

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