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Burnham, Baron (UK, 1903)

 

Creation: let. pat. 31 Jul 1903

 

Family name: Lawson

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Azure three Bars Gemel Argent over all a winged Morion Or;  2nd and 3rd, Gules a Saltire double parted and fretted Or between in fess two Rams' Heads couped in fess Argent

Crests:

1st:  in front of a Terrestrial Globe proper a winged Morion Or;  2nd:  a Ram Argent holding in the mouth a Trefoil slipped Vert and resting the dexter fore leg on a Quatrefoil Or

Supporters:

Dexter:  the figure of Clio, the Muse of History, proper;  Sinister:  the Figure of Hermes vested Argent mantled Azure on the head a winged Morion on his heels Wings and in his exterior hand a Caduceus Or

Motto:

Of Old I Hold

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Edward [Levy later Levy-Lawson], 1st Baron Burnham, KCVO

1st son of Joseph Moses Levy, of 51 Grosvenor Street, London, and Florence Cottage, Ramsgate, co. Kent, by his wife Esther Cohen, 2nd dau. of Godfrey Alexander Cohen, of London

born

28 Dec 1833

mar.

20 Feb 1862 Harriette Georgiana Webster (d. 25 May 1897), only dau. of Benjamin Nottingham Webster, of Pen-y-Craig, co. Denbigh

died

9 Jan 1916

created

13 Oct 1892 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Hall Barn"

31 Jul 1903 Baron Burnham, of Hall Barn, Beaconsfield in the County of Buckingham

suc. by

son

note

principal proprietor of The Daily Telegraph

 

Harry Lawson Webster [Levy later Levy-Lawson], 2nd Baron Burnham later 1st Viscount Burnham, GCMG CH

created

16 May 1919 Viscount Burnham, of Hall Barn, Beaconsfield in the County of Buckingham

 

The Barony of Burnham was held by the 1st Viscount Burnham from 16 May 1919 until his death on 20 Jul 1933, when the Viscountcy of Burnham became extinct and the Barony of Burnham passed to his younger brother,

 

William Arnold Webster Levy [Levy later Levy-Lawson], 3rd Baron Burnham, DSO

born

19 Mar 1864

mar.

1887 (div. 1912) Sybil Mary Marshal (d. 3 May 1933), 1st dau. of Lt Gen Sir Frederick Marshall KCMG

died

14 Jun 1943

suc. by

son

 

Edward Frederick [Levy-Lawson], 4th Baron Burnham, CB DSO MC

born

16 Jun 1890

mar.

28 Jan 1920 Marie Enid Robson CBE (b. 27 May 1894; d. 29 Jul 1979), only dau. of Hugh Scott Robson, of London and of Buenos Aires, Argentina

died

4 Jul 1963

suc. by

son

 

William Edward Harry [Lawson], 5th Baron Burnham

born

22 Oct 1920

mar.

27 Jun 1942 Anne Petherick, 2nd dau. of Maj George Gerald Petherick, of The Mill House, St Cross, Winchester, by his wife Lady Jeane Pleydell-Bouverie, 1st dau. of Jacob [Pleydell-Bouverie], 6th Earl of Radnor

died

s.p.m.s. 18 Jun1993

suc. by

brother

 

Hugh John Frederick [Lawson], 6th Baron Burnham

born

15 Aug 1931

mar.

31 Dec 1955 Hilary Margaret Hunter, 2nd dau. of Alan Hunter, of Huntingtowerfield House, Almondbank, co. Perth

children

1. Hon Harry Frederick Alan Lawson, later 7th Baron Burnham

1. Hon Charlotte Ann Lawson (b. 12 Jan 1960)

2. Hon Emma Lucia Lawson (b. 8 Aug 1961)

died

1 Jan 2005

suc. by

son

note

elected to the House of Lords 1999

 

Harry Frederick Harry [Lawson], 7th Baron Burnham

born

22 Feb 1968

 

There is no heir to the Barony of Burnham.

 

 

Last updated 13 Jan 2005

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Titles:

7th Baron Burnham, of Hall Barn, Beaconsfield in the County of Buckingham

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 31 Jul 1903)

7th Baronet, styled "of Hall Barn"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 13 Oct 1892)

 

Address:

Woodlands Farm, Burnham Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire HP9 2SF

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