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Camrose, Viscount (UK, 1941)

 

Creation: let. pat. 20 Jan 1941

 

Family name: Berry

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Arms:

Argent three Bars Gules over all a Pile Ermine

Crest:

A Griffin sejant reguardant Sable collared Or

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Stag;  Sinister:  a Wolf, both collared Or, and standing on a Compartment with a Well between Paving to the dexter and Grass to the sinister proper

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William Ewert [Berry], 1st Baron Camrose later 1st Viscount Camrose

2nd son of John Mathias Berry, of Gwaelodygarth, Merthyr Tydfil, co. Glamorgan, by his wife Mary Anne Rowe, dau. of Thomas Rowe, of Pembroke Dock

born

23 Jun 1879

mar.

1905 Mary Agnes Corns (d. 9 Oct 1962), 1st dau. of Thomas Corns, of Bolton Street, Piccadilly, London

children

1. Hon John Seymour Berry, later 2nd Viscount Camrose

2. Hon (William) Michael Berry, later Baron Hartwell (Life Peer) later 3rd Viscount Camrose

3. Hon Rodney Mathias Berry (b. 29 Apr 1917; dsp. 10 Mar 1963), mar. 4 Jan 1955 Susan Jenifer Fearnley-Whittingstall (mar. (2) 8 Jan 1964 (div. 1978) Henry Lambert Middleton; d. 7 Nov 1998), 1st dau. of William Arthur Fearnley-Whittingstall JP QC, of The Old Manor House, Melbourn, co. Cambridge, and had an adopted daughter

4. Col Hon Julian Berry OBE JP, Col commanding the Household Cavalry and Silver Stick in Waiting 1960-64 (b. 24 May 1920; d. 1988), mar. 31 Jul 1946 Janet Frances Denise Rowan-Thomson, 1st dau. of Maj John Leslie Rowan-Thomson, of Sayers, Great Somerford, co. Wiltshire, and had issue

1. Hon Mary Cecilia Berry (b. 1906; d. 24 Jun 1996), mar. 22 Jan 1930 Maj Ronald Guthrie McNair Scott (d. 1995), yst. son of Robert Frederick McNair Scott, and had issue

2. Hon Sheila Berry, Lady -in-Waiting to Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent 1949-53, mar. 1 May 1935 Frederick Winston Furneaux [Smith], 2nd Earl of Birkenhead, and had issue

3. Hon (Molly) Patricia Berry (b. 1915; d. 1995), mar. (1) 19 May 1936 Capt Roger Charles  Chetwode (b. 18 Apr 1806; dvp. 14 Aug 1940), only son of Philip Walhouse [Chetwode], 1st Baron Chetwode, (2) 23 Mar 1942 (div. 1948) Hugh Michael [Seely], 1st Baron Sherwood, and (3) 21 Jul 1958 as his second wife Lt Col Sir Richard Charles Geers Cotterell, 5th Bt., and had issue by her first husband

4. Hon Diana Phyllis Berry (b. 1924; d. 1995), mar. 7 Apr 1948 William Perine Macauley (d. 1990), son of Timothy Alfred Macauley, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and had issue

died

15 Jun 1954

created

4 Jul 1921 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Hackwood Park, Hampshire"

19 Jun 1929 Baron Camrose, of Long Cross in the County of Surrey

20 Jan 1941 Viscount Camrose, of Hackwood Park in the County of Southampton

suc. by

son

note

Founder of Advertising World 1901;  Editor-in-chief The Sunday Times 1915-36;  Chief Proprietor and Editor-in-chief The Daily Telegraph 1928-54 and The Daily Telegraph and Morning Post  1937-54;  Chairman, Financial Times Ltd 1919-45, Allied Newspapers Ltd 1924-36 and Amalgamated Press Ltd

 

John Seymour [Berry], 2nd Viscount Camrose

born

12 Jul 1909

mar.

1986 Princess Joan Aly Khan (former wife of (1) W/Cmdr Thomas Loel Evelyn Bulkeley Guinness OBE; and (2) Prince Aly Khan, son of HH the Aga Khan GCSI GCIE GCVO PC;  d. 25 Apr 1997), 1st dau. of John Reginald Lopes [Yarde-Buller], 3rd Baron Churston, by his wife Jessie Denise Orme Smither, only dau. of Alfred John Smither

died

s.p. 15 Feb 1995

suc. by

brother

note

Chairman then Deputy Chairman The Daily Telegraph and Morning Post 1954-67;  Vice Chairman, Amalgamated Press Ltd 1942-59

 

William Michael [Berry], Baron Hartwell (Life Peer) and for a brief period 3rd Viscount Camrose, MBE

born

18 May 1911

mar.

7 Jan 1936 Lady Pamela Margaret Elizabeth Smith (d. 7 Jan 1982), 2nd dau. of Frederick Edwin [Smith], 1st Earl of Birkenhead, by his wife Margaret Eleanor Furneaux, 2nd dau. of Rev Henry Furneaux, Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford

children

1. Hon Adrian Michael Berry, later 4th Viscount Camrose

2. Hon Nicholas William Berry, heir presumptive to the Viscountcy of Camrose (b. 3 Jul 1942), mar. 1977 Evelyne Prouvost, dau. of Jacques Prouvost by his wife Countess de la Roziere, and has issue:

1a. William Alexander Berry (b. 25 Jun 1978)

1. Hon Harriet Mary Margaret Berry (b. 8 Nov 1944), mar. 16 May 1981 Martin Cullen, of 117 Cheyne Walk, London SW10, son of Martin Cullen by his wife Mercedes Artayeta Uriburn de Cullen, and has issue

2. Hon Eleanor Agnes Berry (b. 6 May 1950)

died

2 Apr 2001

created

19 Jan 1968 Baron Hartwell, of Peterborough Court in the City of London (Life Peerage)

suc. by

son

note

Editor, Glasgow Sunday Mail 1934-35;  Managing Editor, The Financial Times 1937-39;  Chairman, Amalgamated Press Ltd 1954-59;  Chairman and Editor-in-chief, The Daily Telegraph 1954-87 and Sunday Telegraph 1961-87;  Director then Deputy Chairman, London Weekend Television 1968-81;  Trustee of Reuters 1962-89;  Director, Telegraph plc to 1995;  disclaimed the Viscountcy and Barony of Camrose 9 Mar 1995;  on his death the 1968 Barony of Hartwell became extinct

 

Adrian Michael [Berry], 4th Viscount Camrose

born

15 Jun 1937

mar.

4 Jan 1967 Marina Beatrice Sulzberger, dau. of Cyrus Sulzberger, of Paris, France

children

1. Hon Jonathan William Berry, later 5th Viscount Camrose

1. Hon Jessica Margaret Berry (b. 11 Feb 1968)

died

18 Apr 2016

suc. by

son

 

Jonathan William [Berry], 5th Viscount Camrose

born

26 Feb 1970

mar.

14 Dec 1996 Aurélie Molin, dau. of Jean-Pierre Molin, of Paris, France

only child

1. Hon Olivia Grace Berry (b. 14 May 1998)

 

The heir presumptive to the Viscountcy of Camrose is Hon Nicholas William Berry, second son of the 3rd Viscount Camrose and uncle of the present Viscount.

 

Last updated 2 Jun 2016

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Title:

5th Viscount Camrose, of Hackwood Park in the County of Southampton

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 20 Jan 1941)

5th Baron Camrose, of Long Cross in the County of Surrey

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 19 Jun 1929)

5th  Baronet, styled "of Hackwood Park, Hampshire"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 4 Jul 1921)

 

Address:

11 Cottesmore Gardens, London W8 5PR

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