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Ravensdale, Baron (UK, 1911)

 

Creation: let. pat. 2 Nov 1911

 

Family name: Curzon later Mosley

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Sable a Chevron between three Pickaxes Argent (Mosley); 2nd and 3rd, Argent on a Bend Sable three Popinjays Or collared Gules (Curzon)

Crest:

An Eagle displayed Ermine

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Raven proper;  Sinister:  a Popinjay proper collared Gules

Motto:

Mos Legem Regit (Custom rules the law)

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George Nathaniel [Curzon], 1st Baron Curzon and 1st Baron Ravensdale later 1st Viscount Scarsdale and 1st Earl Curzon later 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, KG GCSI GCIE PC

1st son of Rev Alfred Nathaniel Holden [Curzon], 4th Baron Scarsdale, Rector of Kedleston, co. Derby, by his wife Blanche Pocklington-Senhouse, 2nd dau. of Joseph Pocklington later Pocklington-Senhouse, of Netherhall, co. Cumberland

born

11 Jan 1859

mar. (1)

22 Apr 1895 Mary Victoria Leiter CI (d. 18 Jul 1906), dau. of Levi Zeigler Leiter, of Washington, USA

children by first wife

1. Lady Mary Irene Curzon, later suo jure Baroness Ravensdale

2. Lady Cynthia Blanche Curzon, Member of Parliament (Labour) for Stoke 1929-31 (b. 23 Aug 1898; d. 16 May 1933), mar. 11 May 1920 as his first wife Sir Oswald Ernald Mosely, 6th Bt. MP, and had issue:

1a. Nicholas Mosely, later 3rd Baron Ravensdale

2a. Hon Michael Mosely, of Durham Cottage, 4 Christchurch Street, London SW3, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Licence 1967 (b. 25 Apr 1932)

1a. Hon Vivien Elizabeth Mosely, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Licence 1967 (b. 25 Feb 1921; d. 25 Aug 2002), mar. 15 Jan 1949 Desmond Francis Forbes Adam, and had issue

3. Lady Alexandra ('Baba') Naldera Curzon

mar. (2)

2 Jan 1917 Grace Elvina Duggan GBE (widow of Alfred Duggan, of Buenos Aires;  d. 29 Jun 1958), dau. of J Monroe Hinds, US Minister in Brazil

died

s.p.m. 20 Mar 1925

created

11 Nov 1898 Baron Curzon, of Kedleston in the County of Derby (Peerage of Ireland), with remainder to the heirs male of his body

2 Nov 1911 Baron Ravensdale, of Ravensdale in the County of Derby, with remainder in default of male issue to his eldest dau. and the heirs male of her body, with remainder to his second and every other younger dau. successively in order of birth, and the heirs male of their bodies;  Viscount Scarsdale, of Scarsdale in the County of Derby, with remainder in default of male issue to his father, Baron Scarsdale, and the heirs male of his body;  and Earl Curzon, of Kedleston in the County of Derby, with remainder to the heirs male of his body

28 Jun 1921 Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

suc. by

daughter (as regards the Barony of Ravensdale only)

note

Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Southport 1886-98; Under Secretary of State for India 1891-92; Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1895-98; Privy Councillor 1895; Viceroy and Governor-General of India 1898-1904 and 1904-05;  GCSI and GCIE 1898; Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports 1904-05; Lord Privy Seal 1915-16;  suc. his father 23 Mar 1916 as 5th Baron Scarsdale; Lord President of the Air Board 1916; Knight of the Garter 1916;  Lord President of the Council and Member of the War Cabinet 1916-19;  Leader of the House of Lords 1916-24; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1919-24;  Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Lords 1924-25; on his death the Marquessate, Earldom and Irish Barony of Curzon of Kedleston became extinct, the Barony and Viscounty of Scarsdale devolved on his nephew, Richard Nathaniel Curzon, and the Barony of Ravensdale on his eldest daughter,

 

Lady Mary Irene Curzon, suo jure Baroness Ravensdale

born

20 Jan 1896

died

9 Feb 1966

created

6 Oct 1958 Baroness Ravensdale of Kedleston, of Kedleston in the County of Derby (Life Peerage)

suc. by

nephew

 

Nicholas [Mosley], 3rd Baron Ravensdale, MC

born

25 Jun 1923

mar. (1)

14 Nov 1947 (div. 1974) Rosemary Laura Salmond (d. 1991), only dau. of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Maitland Salmond GCB CMG CVO DSO, of Lyminster House, Lyminster, co. Sussex, by his second wife Hon Monica Margaret Grenfell, 1st dau. of William Henry [Grenfell], 1st Baron Desborough

children by first wife

1. Hon Shaun Nicholas Mosley, of Sunnybank, Albert Road, Alexandra Park, Nottingham (b. 5 Aug 1949; dvp. 2009), mar. 3 Feb 1979 Theresa Clifford, dau. of David Clifford, and had issue:

1a. Daniel Nicholas Mosley, later 4th Baron Ravensdale

2a. Matthew Mosley (b. 6 Mar 1985)

3a. Francis Mosley (b. 5 Jul 1988)

4a. Aidan Mosley (b. 1991)

5a. Thomas Mosley (b. 23 Dec 1993)

1a. Monica Mosley (b. 5 Jun 1996)

2. Hon Ivo Adam Rex Mosley, of The Mill House, Upton Hellions, Crediton, co. Devon (b. 14 Apr 1951), mar. 10 Sep 1977 Xanthe Jennifer Grenville Oppenheimer (b. 13 Jul 1958), 3rd dau. of Sir Michael Bernard Oppenheimer, 3rd Bt., by his wife Laetitia Helen Munro-Lucas-Tooth, 1st dau. of Lt Col Sir Hugh Vere Huntley Duff Munro-Lucas-Tooth, 1st Bt., MP, and has issue:

3. Hon Robert Mosley (b. 24 Dec 1955), mar. 1980 Victoria McBain, and has issue

1. Hon Clare Imogen Mosley (b. 11 Nov 1959), and has issue

mar. (2)

19 Jul 1974 Verity Elizabeth Bailey (former wife of John Adrian Bailey), 2nd dau. of N John B Raymond, of Winslade Down House, Basingstoke, co. Hampshire

only child by second wife

4. Hon Marius Mosley (b. 28 May 1976)

died

28 Feb 2017

suc. by

grandson

note

suc. his father 1980 as 7th Baronet of Ancoats

 

Daniel Nicholas [Mosley], 4th Baron Ravensdale

born

10 Oct 1982

 

 Last updated 3 May 2017

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Titles:

4th Baron Ravensdale, of Ravensdale in the County of Derby

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 2 Nov 1911)

8th Baronet, styled "of Ancoats"

(Great Britain, let. pat. 8 Jun 1781)

 

Address:

2 Gloucester Crescent, London NW1 7DS

Tel:  020 7485 4514

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