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Addison, Viscount (UK, 1945)

 

Creation: let. pat. 2 Jul 1945

 

Family name: Addison

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Arms:

Per chevron Vert and Or in chief a Snake embowed head debruised between two Garbs of the last and in base an Anchor Sable

Crest:

In front of two Keys in saltire wards upwards a Sword point downwards Or

Supporters:

On either side a Lincolnshire Red Bull proper the Headstall also proper each charged with a Sun in Splendour Or

Motto:

Servire Est Vivere (To serve is to live)

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Christopher [Addison], 1st Baron Addison later 1st Viscount Addison, KG MD FRCS PC

1st son of Robert Addison, of Hogsthorpe and Stallingborough, co. Lincoln, by his wife Susan Fanthorpe, dau. of Charles Fanthorpe

born

19 Jun 1869

mar. (1)

25 Mar 1902 Isobel Mackinnon Gray (d. 22 Aug 1934), dau. of Archibald Gray, of Holland Park, London

children by first wife

1. Hon Christopher Addison, later 2nd Viscount Addison

2. Hon Michael Addison, later 3rd Viscount Addison

1. Hon Elizabeth Kate Addison (d. Jul 1967), mar. 3 Dec 1935 Edward Worsley Ashcroft, son of William Worsley Ashcroft, of Croydon, co. Surrey, and had issue

2. Hon Isobel Gray Addison, mar. 29 Aug 1932 Nicholas Cheshire, son of Francis Augustus Cheshire, of St Petersburg, Russia, and had issue

mar. (2)

4 Nov 1937 Beatrice Dorothy Low (dsp. 3 Sep 1982), dau. of Frederick Percy Low, of Thames View House, Staines, co. Middlesex

died

11 Dec 1951

created

22 May 1937 Baron Addison, of Stallingborough in the County of Lincoln

2 Jul 1945 Viscount Addison

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Hoxton 1910-18 and for Shoreditch 1918-22, and (Labour) for Swindon 1929-31 and 1934-35; Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Education 1914-15 and Ministry of Munitions 1915-16; Minister of Munitions 1916-17; Privy Councillor 1916; Minister of Reconstruction 1917-19; President, Local Government Board 1919; Minister of Health 1919-21; Minister without Portfolio 1921; Parliamentary Secfretary, Ministry of Agriculture 1929-30 and Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries 1930-31; Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs and Leader of the House of Lords 1945-47; Knight of the Garter 1946; Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords 1947-51; Paymaster-General 1948-49; Chairman, Medical Research Council 1948-51; Lord President of the Council 1951; Hunterian Professor and Examiner in Anatomy at Cambridge and London Universities; Professor of Anatomy at University College, Sheffield; Lecturer in Anatomy at St Bartholomew's Hospital

 

Christopher [Addison], 2nd Viscount Addison

born

8 Dec 1904

mar.

10 Sep 1928 Brigit Helen Christine Williams (d. 1980), dau. of Ernest Edwin George Williams, barrister, of Wimbledon, London

children

1. Hon Jacqueline Faith Addison (b. 2 Mar 1944), mar. 8 Oct 1966 (div. 1985) Jeremy Warren Payne, 2nd son of Cecil Warren Payne, of Old Bursledon, co. Hampshire, and has issue

2. Hon Christine Gray Addison (b. 3 Sep 1946), mar. 28 Feb 1966 Terry Frederick Tidborough, of Silver Street, Willand, Cullompton, co. Devon, son of Victor Tidborough, of Cullompton, co. Devon

died

s.p.m. 18 Nov 1976

suc. by

brother

note

served in World War II 1939-45 as Major, South Staffordshire Regiment; Member of the London Stock Exchange; Chairman, South West Regional Hospital Board, etc.

 

Michael [Addison], 3rd Viscount Addison

born

12 Apr 1914

mar.

22 Aug 1936 Kathleen Wand, only dau. of Rt Rev and Rt Hon John William Charles Wand KCVO DD, Bishop of London

children

1. Hon William Matthew Wand Addison, later 4th Viscount Addison

1. Hon Eleanor Brigit Addison (b. 11 Jun 1938), mar. 27 Jan 1972 Michael Girling, of 16 Heatherwood, Midhurst, co. West Sussex, 1st son of Kenneth Girling, of Ipswich, co. Suffolk, and has issue

2. Hon Caroline Ruth Addison (b. 30 Jul 1942), mar. 29 May 1965 John Hollis Wearing, of 12 Hill Street North, Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand, 1st son of Hollis Wearing, of Rai Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand, and has issue

died

23 May 1992

suc. by

son

note

Civil Servant 1936-65; served in World War II 1941-45 as  F/Offr RAFVR; Senior Lecturer, Polytechnic of Central London School of Management Studies 1965-76

 

William Matthew Wand [Addison], 4th Viscount Addison

born

13 Jun 1945

mar. (1)

10 Oct 1970 (div. 1990) Joanna Mary Dickinson, 1st dau. of John Ivor Charles Dickinson, of Blyborough Grange, Gainsborough, co. Lincoln

children by first wife

1. Hon Paul Wand Addison (b. 18 Mar 1973)

1. Hon Sarah Louise Addison (b. 25 Nov 1971)

2. Hon Caroline Amy Addison (b. 13 Oct 1979)

mar. (2)

1991 Lesley Anne Mawer, dau. of George Colin Mawer, of Sudbeck Lane, Welton, co. Lincoln

note

Member, Committee on Joint Statutory Instruments  since 1993; Vice President Council for National Parks since 1994; President Motor Activities Training Council since 1996; Director, DCL Telecommunications since 1997

 

Last updated 17 Sep 2013

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Titles:

4th Viscount Addison

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 2 Jul 1945)

4th Baron Addison, of Stallingborough in the County of Lincoln

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 May 1937)

 

Address:

Church Barn, Oundle, Peterborough PE8 4AX

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