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Jephcott, of East Portlemouth, co. Devon (UK Baronet, 1962)
Creation: let.pat. 14 Feb 1962
Family name: Jephcott
Azure two Chevronnels between in chief a Mortar and Pestle between two Escallops Or and in base an Open Book proper edged and clasped Or
A Dove supporting with the dexter claw a Rod of Aesculapius proper the Serpent Vert
Scientia Salutem Feramus (By science let us bring health)
Sir Henry Jephcott, 1st Bt.
3rd son of John Josiah Jephcott, of Redditch, co. Worcester, by his wife Helen Matthews, dau. of Charles Matthews, of Coundon, co. Warwick
15 Jan 1891
19 Apr 1919 Doris Gregory (d. 1985), dau. of Henry Gregory
1. Sir (John) Anthony Jephcott, 2nd Bt.
2. Sir Neil Welbourn Jephcott, 3rd Bt.
29 Jun 1978
14 Feb 1962 a Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of East Portlemouth, co. Devon"
Glaxo Laboratories: Chief Chemist 1919, General Manager 1925, Managing Director 1935, Chairman and Managing Director 1945-56, Chairman 1956-61; barrister, Middle Temple 1925; knighted 1946; Chairman, Glaxo Group 1962-63; President, Royal Institute of Chemistry 1953-55
Sir (John) Anthony Jephcott, 2nd Bt.
21 May 1924
15 Dec 1949 (div. 1978) Sylvia Mary Relling, dau. of Thorsten Frederick Relling, of Wellington, New Zealand
children by first wife
1. Helen Mary Jephcott (b. 10 May 1953), mar. 1977 (div. 1989) David Asbury, and has issue
2. Caroline Ruth Jephcott (b. 27 Sep 1955), mar. 1979 Nigel Clark Flower, of Hill Farm House, Brinton, co. Norfolk, and has issue
1978 Josephine Agnes Sheridan, dau. of Philip Sheridan, of Perth, Western Australia, Australia
7 Aug 2003
Sir Neil Welbourn Jephcott, 3rd Bt.
3 Jun 1929
1 Sep 1951 Mary Denise Muddiman (d. 1977), dau. of Arthur Edgar Lanwer Muddiman, of Abbots Mead, West Clandon, co. Surrey
children by first wife
1. Sir David Welbourn Jephcott, 4th Bt.
2. Mark Lanwer Jephcott, heir presumptive to the Baronetcy of Jephcott (b. 23 Feb 1957), mar. 1983 Lysa Ann Ridgen, dau. of Francis John Ridgen, and has issue:
1a. Richard Lanwer Jephcott (b. 1989)
1. Penelope Mary Jephcott (b. 13 Apr 1955)
1978 Mary Florence Daly, dau. of James John Daly
12 Aug 2012
son by first wife
Sir David Welbourn Jephcott, 4th Bt.
9 Aug 1952
The heir presumptive to the Baronetcy of Jephcott is Mr Mark Lanwer Jephcott, second son of the 3rd Baronet and younger brother of the present Baronet.
Last updated 18 Jan 2013
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