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Wigram, Baron (UK, 1935)


Creation: let. pat. 25 Jun 1935


Family name: Wigram




Argent on a Pale Gules three Escallops Or over all a Chevron engrailed counterchanged and on the Chief Waves of the Sea thereon a Ship representing an English Vessel of War of the late 16th century with four masts Sails furled proper colours flying Gules


On a Mount Vert a Hand in Armour in fess couped at the wrist proper charged with an Escallop holding a Fleur-de-lis erect Or


On either side a Bengal Lancer holding in the exterior hand a Lance proper


Dulcis Amor Patriae (Sweet is the love of one's country)



Clive [Wigram], 1st Baron Wigram, GCB GCVO CSI PC

1st son of Herbert Wigram, Madras C.S. (by his wife Amy Augusta Rideout, dau. of Lt Gen John Wood Rideout), 2nd son of Rev William Pitt Wigram (by his wife Sophia Sarah Smith, 5th dau. of George Smith, of Selsdon), 8th son by his second wife of Sir Robert Wigram, 1st Bt., Member of Parliament for Fowey 1802-06 and for Wexford 1806-07


5 Jul 1873


5 Dec 1912 Nora Mary Chamberlain (d. 5 Jan 1956), only child of Col Sir Neville Francis Fitzgerald Chamberlain KCB KCVO, by his wife Mary Henrietta Hay, 1st dau. of Maj Gen Alexander Charles Hay


1. Hon George Neville Clive Wigram, later 2nd Baron Wigram

2. Capt Hon Francis Wigram (b. 19 Mar 1920; killed in action vp. Sep 1943)

1. Hon Anne Wigram (b. 27 Sep 1913; d. 12 Jul 1958), mar. 25 Jan 1939 Lt Col John Leslie Harvey MBE, 1st son of Col John Harvey DSO, of Ringstead Bury, co. Norfolk, and had issue


3 Sep 1960


25 Jun 1935 Baron Wigram, of Clewer in the County of Berkshire



joined Royal Artillery 1893 and 18th Lancers, Indian Army 1897; ADC to Viceroy of India 1894-95 and 1899-1904; took part in Tirah Expedition to the North West Frontier 1897-98; served in South African War 1900; MVO 1903; Extra Equerry-in-Waiting to Prince of Wales 1906-10;  Brevet Major 1908; Military Secretary to General Officer Commander-in-Chief, Aldershot 1908-10; Equerry-in-Waiting and Assistant Private Secretary to King George V 1910-31;  CSI 1911; Brevet Lt Col 1915; CVO 1915; CB 1918; Brevet Col 1919; KCVO 1928; Private Secretary and Extra Equerry-in-Waiting to King George V 1931-36;  KCB 1931; Privy Counsellor 1932; GCVO 1932; Colonel, 19th King George's Own Lancers 1932-46; GCB 1933; Private Secretary and Keeper of the Privy Purse to King George V 1935-36;  Extra Equerry and Private Secretary to King Edward VIII 1936; Keeper of HM's Archives 1936-45;  Deputy Constable and Lieutenant-Governor of Windsor Castle 1936-45;  Permanent Lord-in-Waiting to King George VI 1936-52; Royal Victorian Chain 1937; Permanent Lord-in-Waiting and Extra Equerry to Queen Elizabeth II 1952-60


George Neville Clive [Wigram], 2nd Baron Wigram, MC DL


2 Aug 1915


19 Jul 1941 Margaret Helen Thorne (d. 1986), 2nd dau. of Gen Sir Augustus Francis Andrew Nicol Thorne KCB CMG DSO, of Lands End House, Twyford, co. Berkshire, by his wife Hon Margaret Douglas-Pennant, 4th dau. by his second wife of George Sholto Gordon [Douglas-Pennant], 2nd Baron Penrhyn


1. Maj Hon Andrew Francis Clive Wigram MVO, later 3rd Baron Wigram

1. Hon (Margaret) Cherry Wigram (b. 24 Apr 1942). mar. 22 Jan 1972 (div. 1993), Lt Col Greville John Wyndham Malet, of The Weald House, Hatherop, Cirencester, co. Gloucester (b. 6 Dec 1939), only son of Capt John Wyndham Malet by his wife June Rosalind Harrison-Broadley, 1st dau. of Capt John Broadley Harrison-Broadley, of Welton House, Brough, co. York, and has issue

2. Hon (Anne) Celia Wigram (b. 23 Apr 1945), mar. 20 Jan 1973 Maj Gen Sir Evelyn John Webb-Carter KCVO OBE, of Horcott House, Fairford, co. Gloucester (b. 30 Jan 1946), 2nd son of Brig Brian Wolseley Webb-Carter DSO OBE by his wife Evelyn Rosemary Jane Hood, only child of Samuel Wynn Hornby Hood (by his wife Miriam Ethel North, dau. of Lionel Smith and step-dau. of J S Moss, of Wintershill Hall, Bishops Waltham), 1st son of Hon Albert Hood (by his wife Julia Jane Hornby, only dau. of Thomas Wynn Hornby, of Upham House, co. Hampshire), 2nd son of Samuel [Hood later Hood-Tibbits], 3rd Viscount Hood, and had issue


23 May 2017

suc. by



Page of Honour to King George V 1925-32; Lt Col, Grenadier Guards World War II; MC 1945; Military Secretary and Comptroller to Governor-General of New Zealand 1946-49; commanded 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards 1955-56; Governor, Westminster Hospital 1967-74; Deputy Lieutenant, Gloucestershire 1969-2017


Andrew Francis Clive [Wigram], 3rd Baron Wigram MVO


18 Mar 1949


26 Feb 1974 Gabrielle Diana Moore, yst. dau. of R D Moore, of Wellington, New Zealand


1. Hon Harry Richard Clive Wigram (b. 20 May 1977), mar. 6 Oct 2012 Nicola J Harding, dau. of Richard Harding, and has issue:

1a. Ivy Poppy Margaret Wigram (b. 15 Oct 2013)

2. Hon Robert Christopher Clive Wigram (b. 29 Feb 1980)

3. Hon William Michael Clive Wigram (b. 3 Jan 1984)

1. Hon Alice Poppy Louise Wigram (b. 31 Oct 1989)


Extra Equerry to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh 1982-86


Last updated 13 Jun 2017




3rd Baron Wigram, of Clewer in the County of Berkshire

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 25 Jun 1935)



Poulton Fields, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5SS

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