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Chelmsford, Viscount (UK, 1921)

 

Creation: let. pat. 3 Jun 1921

 

Family name: Thesiger

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Arms:

See Baron Chelmsford

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Frederic John Napier [Thesiger], 3rd Baron Chelmsford later 1st Viscount Chelmsford, GCSI GCMG GCIE GBE PC

1st son of Frederic Augustus [Thesiger], 2nd Baron Chelmsford, by his wife Adria Fanny Heath, 1st dau. of Maj Gen ..... Heath

born

12 Aug 1868

mar.

27 Jul 1894 Hon Frances Charlotte Guest GBE CI (b. 22 Mar 1869; d. 24 Sep 1957), 1st dau. of Ivor Bertie [Guest], 1st Baron Wimborne, by his wife Lady Cornelia Henrietta Maria Spencer-Churchill, 1st dau. of John Winston [Spencer-Churchill], 7th Duke of Marlborough

children

1. Lieut Hon Frederic Ivor Thesiger (b. 17 Oct 1896; dvp. May 1917 from wounds received in action in Mesopotamia)

2. Hon Andrew Charles Gerald Thesiger, later 2nd Viscount Chelmsford

1. Hon Joan Frances Vere Thesiger (b. 1 Aug 1895; d. 15 May 1971), mar. 16 Mar 1920 Capt Rt Hon Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles GCB GCVO CMG MC, Private Secretary to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II 1942-53 (b. 11 Apr 1887; d. 10 Aug 1981), 1st surv. son of Cmdr Hon Frederick Canning Lascelles RN (by his wife Frederica Maria Liddell, 1st dau. of Hon Sir Adolphus Frederic Octavius Liddell KCB (by his wife Frederica Elizabeth Lane-Fox, 2nd dau. of George Lane-Fox MP, of Bramham Park, co. York), 8th son of Thomas Henry [Liddell], 1st Baron Ravensworth), 2nd son by his first wife of Henry Thynne [Lascelles], 4th Earl of Harewood, and had issue

2. Hon Anne Molyneux Thesiger (b. 17 Dec 1898; d. 10 Aug 1973), mar. 13 Dec 1921 Donough Edward Foster [O'Brien], 16th Baron Inchiquin, and had issue

3. Hon Bridget Mary Thesiger (b. 7 Aug 1900; d. 19...), mar. (1) 24 Jun 1919 (div. 1937) Maj Richard Hasell Sheepshanks DSO MVO, and (2) 8 Jan 1938 Nello Beccari (d. 20 Mar 1957), 1st son of Dr Ooardo Beccari, of Florence, Italy, botanist, and had issue by her first husband

4. Hon Margaret St Clair Sidney Thesiger (b. 7 May 1911; d. 19...), mar. 10 Jul 1934 John Monk Goldman later Monck, 1st son of Maj Charles Sydney Goldman, of Sydney Lodge, Hamble, co. Hampshire, and has issue

died

1 Apr 1933 (bur. at St Mary's, Oxford)

created

3 Jun 1921 Viscount Chelmsford, of Chelmsford in the County of Essex

suc. by

son

note

Fellow of All Souls' College 1892; barrister-at-law 1893; suc. his father 9 Apr 1905 as 3rd Baron Chelmsford;  Governor of Queensland 1905-9;  KCMG 1906; Governor of New South Wales 1909-13;  GCMG 1912; Chancellor of the Order of St Michael and St George 1914-6; Viceroy of India 1916-21;  GCSI and GCIE 1916; ex officio Grand Master of the Orders of the Star of India and the Indian Empire 1916-21; Privy Councillor 1916; GBE 1918; First Lord of the Admiralty 1924; acted as Agent-General in London for New South Wales 1926-28; Warden of All Souls' College, Oxford 1932

 

Andrew Charles Gerald [Thesiger], 2nd Viscount Chelmsford

born

25 Jul 1903

mar.

14 Jul 1927 Gilian Lubbock (b. c. 1907; d. 22 Apr 1978), only dau. of Arthur Nevile Lubbock, of Bassets, Farnborough, co. Kent, by his wife Alice Ellen Tiarks, 2nd dau. of Henry Frederic Tiarks, of Foxbury, Chislehurst, co. Kent

children

1. Hon (Frederic) Jan Thesiger, later 3rd Viscount Chelmsford

1. Hon Dawn Lorraine Thesiger (b. 23 Nov 1934)

2. Hon Philippa Merryn Thesiger (b. 27 Jul 1939)

died

27 Sep 1970

suc. by

son

 

(Frederic) Jan [Thesiger], 3rd Viscount Chelmsford

born

7 Mar 1931

mar.

16 Aug 1958 Clare Rendle Rolston, dau. of Dr George Rendle Rolston, of Bambers, Haslemere, co. Surrey

children

1. Hon Frederic Corin Piers Thesiger, later 4th Viscount Chelmsford

1. Hon Tiffany Gay Thesiger (b. 23 Apr 1968)

died

15 Dec 1999

suc. by

son

 

Frederic Corin Piers [Thesiger], 4th Viscount Chelmsford

born

6 Mar 1962

mar.

21 Apr 2002 Mlle Charlotte S M J Robin, dau. of M Patrick Robin, of Paris, France

only child

1. Hon Frederic Thesiger (b. 9 Feb 2006)

 

 Last updated 25 Nov 2013

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Titles:

4th Viscount Chelmsford, of Chelmsford in the County of Essex

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 3 Jun 1921)

6th Baron Chelmsford, of Chelmsford in the County of Essex

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 1 Mar 1858)

 

Address:

Flat 4, 4 Hampstead Hill Gardens, London NW3 2PL

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