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Chorley, Baron (UK, 1945)

 

Creation: let. pat. 16 Nov 1945

 

Family name: Chorley

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Arms:

Per chevron Argent and Vert in chief two Blue-bottles proper and in base a Fountain

Crest:

In front of two Torches in saltire Or and inflamed a Teazle stalked and leaved proper

Supporters:

On either side a Buzzard proper

Motto:

Propositi Tenax (Tenacious of purpose)

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Robert Samuel Theodore [Chorley], 1st Baron Chorley

son of Richard Fisher Chorley, of Chapel Close, Kendal, co. Westmorland, by his wife Annie Elizabeth Frost, dau. of Samuel Frost, of Hardingstone, co. Northampton

born

29 May 1895

mar.

15 Apr 1925 Katharine Campbell Hopkinson (d. 1986), only dau. of Dr Edward Hopkinson MP, of Alderley Edge, co. Chester

children

1. Hon Roger Richard Edward Chorley, later 2nd Baron Chorley

2. Hon (Geoffrey) Patrick Hopkinson Chorley, of 16 Ossian Road, London N4 (b. 15 Aug 1933), mar. (1) 9 Jul 1955 (div. 1972) Daria Antonia Maria de Merindol, dau. of Raoul, Marquis de Merindol, of Kensington, London, (2) 1975 (div. 19...) May Amaryllis Ashmore, dau. of Prof A Ashmore, of Didsbury, Manchester, and (3) 19... (div. 19...) Alison ...., and has issue by his first wife

1. Hon Gillian Theodora Marianne Chorley (b. 5 Apr 1929; d. Aug 2000), mar. 19 Jan 1965 F Godfrey Goodwin, yr. son of Robert Goodwin, and had issue

died

27 Jan 1978

created

16 Nov 1945 Baron Chorley, of Kendal in the County of Westmorland

suc. by

son

note

Hon Sec, Campaign for the Protection of Rural England 1936-67

 

Roger Richard Edward [Chorley], 2nd Baron Chorley

born

14 Aug 1930

mar.

31 Oct 1964 Ann Elizabeth Debenham, 2nd dau. of Archibald Scott Debenham, of Ingatestone, co. Essex

children

1. Hon Nicholas Rupert Debenham Chorley, later 3rd Baron Chorley

2. Hon Christopher Robert Hopkinson Chorley, heir presumptive to the Barony of Chorley (b. 28 Jun 1968)

died

21 Feb 2016

suc. by

son

note

elected to the House of Lords (Cross Bench) 2001

 

Nicholas Rupert Debenham [Chorley], 3rd Baron Chorley

born

15 Jul 1966

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Chorley is Hon Christopher Robert Hopkinson Chorley, 2nd son of the 2nd Baron Chorley and younger brother of the present Baron.

 

Last updated 31 Jan 2018

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Title:

3rd Baron Chorley, of Kendal in the County of Westmorland

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 16 Nov 1945)

 

Address:

Field Head House, Hawkshead, Cumbria LA22 0PY

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