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Leighton of St Mellons, Baron (UK, 1962)
Creation: let. pat. 25 Jan 1962
Family name: Seager
Azure a Cross Moline between in bend dexter two Lymphads and in bend sinister as many Mullets all Argent
Between two Wings Azure each charged with a Mullet a Cross Moline Argent
Dexter: a Sea-Horse (hippocampus) Azure; Sinister: a Dragon segreant Gules, both standing upon a Compartment parted per pale and composed to the dexter of Waves of the Sea proper and to the sinister of a Grassy Mound Vert
Animo et Fide (By courage and faith)
George Leighton [Seager], 1st Baron Leighton of St Mellons, CBE
3rd son of Sir William Henry Seager, of Lynwood, Newport Road, Roath, Cardiff, by his wife Margaret Annie Elliot, 2nd dau. of John Elliot, of Woodfield, Newport Road, Cardiff
11 Jan 1896
19 Jan 1921 Marjorie Gimson (d. 1992), dau. of William Henry Gimson, of co. Brecon
17 Oct 1963
1 Jul 1952 a Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of St Mellons"
25 Jan 1962 Baron Leighton of St Mellons, of St Mellons in the County of Monmouth
John Leighton [Seager], 2nd Baron Leighton of St Mellons
11 Jan 1922
31 Oct 1953 Elizabeth Rosita Hopgood (d. 1979), only dau. of Henry Hopgood, of Cardiff
children by first wife
1. Hon Robert William Henry Leighton Seager, later 3rd Baron Leighton of St Mellons
2. Hon Simon John Leighton Seager, heir presumptive to the Barony of Leighton of St Mellons (b. 25 Jan 1957)
1. Christine Mary Seager (b. 24 Aug 1954; dvp. 19 Mar 1955)
2. Hon Carole Mary Leighton Seager (b. 7 Dec 1958)
1982 Ruth Hopwood (widow of John Hopwood)
son by first wife
Robert William Henry Leighton [Seager], 3rd Baron Leighton of St Mellons
28 Sep 1955
The heir presumptive to the Barony of Leighton of St Mellons is Hon Simon John Leighton Seager, second son of the 2nd Baron Leighton of St Mellons and younger brother of the present Baron.
Last updated 30 Dec 2004
3rd Baron Leighton of St Mellons, of St Mellons in the County of Monmouth
(United Kingdom, let. pat. 25 Jan 1962)
3rd Baronet, styled "of St Mellons"
(United Kingdom, let. pat. 1 Jul 1952)
24 Clwyd, Northcliffe, Penarth CF64 1DZ
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