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Roborough, Baron (UK, 1938)


Creation: let. pat. 24 jan 1938


Family name: Lopes




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Azure a Chevron Or charged with three Bars Gemelle between three Eagles rising of the second on a Chief also of the second five Lozenges of the first;  2nd and 3rd, in a landscape field a Fountain proper issuing thereout a Palm-tree also proper


1st:  a Lion sejant Erminois gorged with a Collar Gemelle Gules the dexter forepaw resting on a Lozenge Azure;  2nd:  a Dexter Arm couped and embowed habited Purpure purfled and diapered Or cuffed Argent holding in the Hand proper a Palm-branch Vert


Dexter:  a Lion proper gorged with a Collar Gemel and charged on the shoulder with a Lozenge Azure;  Sinister:  a Bull also proper charged on the shoulder with a like Lozenge


Quod Tibi Id Alii (Do to another as you would be done by)



Henry Yarde Buller [Lopes], 1st Baron Roborough

only son of Rt Hon Sir Lopes Massey Lopes, 3rd Bt. MP, by his first wife Hon Bertha Yarde-Buller, only dau. by his first wife of John[Buller-Yarde-Buller later Yarde-Buller], 1st Baron Churston


24 Mar 1859


10 Oct 1891 Lady Alberta Louisa Florence Edgcumbe (d. 25 Mar 1941), 2nd dau. of William Henry [Edgcumbe], 4th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, by his first wife Lady Katherine Elizabeth Hamilton, 4th dau. of James [Hamilton], 1st Duke of Abercorn


14 Apr 1938


24 Jan 1938 Baron Roborough, of Maristow in the County of Devon

suc. by



suc. his father 20 Jan 1908 as 4th Baronet of Maristow House


Massey Henry Edgcumbe [Lopes], 2nd Baron Roborough


4 Oct 1903


15 Oct 1936 Helen Dawson (d. 1998), only dau. of Lt Col Edward Alfred Finch Dawson JP, of Launde Abbey, co. Leicester, by his wife Myra Battiscombe, 1st dau. of Maj W B Battiscombe


30 Jun 1992

suc. by



Henry Massey [Lopes], 3rd Baron Roborough


2 Feb 1940

mar. (1)

26 Oct 1968 (div. 1986) Robyn Carol Zenda Bromwich, 1st dau. of John Bromwich, of Stamford Hill, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia

children by first wife

1. Hon Massey John Henry Lopes, later 4th Baron Roborough

2. Hon Andrew James Lopes (b. 26 Apr 1971), mar. 1993 Kristina Marie Overbeck, and has issue

1. Hon Katie Victoria Lopes (b. 24 Mar 1976), mar. Roderick E Canvin, 2nd son of Harley Canvin, of Melbourne, Australia, and has issue

2. Hon Melinda Clare Lopes (b. 26 Jul 1978)

mar. (2)

1986 Sarah Anne Pipon Baker, 2nd dau. of Colin Baker, of The Glebe House, Peter Tavey, Tavistock, co. Devon

children by second wife

3. Hon Emily Jane Lopes (b. 1987)

4. Hon Louisa Constance Lopes (b. 1989)


8 Feb 2015

suc. by

son by first wife


Massey John Henry [Lopes], 4th Baron Roborough


22 Dec 1969


17 Feb 1996 Jean Underwoord, dau. of Hon Mr Justice Underwood, of Newtown, Tasmania, Australia


1. Hon Henry Massey Peter Lopes (b. 30 Jul 1997)

2. Hon Ralph George Franco Lopes (b. 21 Mar 1999)

1. Hon Olivia Jean Sorell Lopes (b. 1 Nov 2001)


 Last updated 28 Jun 2015




4th Baron Roborough, of Maristow in the County of Devon

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 24 Jan 1938)

7th Baronet, styled "of Maristow House"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 1 Nov 1805)



Bickham House, Roborough, Plymouth, Devon PL6 7BN



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