|Barwick of Thimbleby Hall|
|Ashbrooke Grange, Sunderland (Image: Izzy Hutchison) |
Thimbleby Hall, Yorkshire (NR)
|Thimbleby Lodge: the footprint as shown on the 1st edition 6" map of c.1854. |
|Thimbleby Hall: the house from the north-west in about 1905, from an old postcard. At this time the tripartite entrance and three-storey centre to the north front were still in place.|
|Thimbleby Hall: a similar view of the house in 2003. |
|Thimbleby Hall: the late 18th century gate lodges. Image: Andrew Curtis. Some rights reserved.|
Inholmes, Woodlands St. Mary, BerkshireAn account of this house has been given in an earlier post.
Barwick family of Thimbleby Hall, baronets
|Sir J.S. Barwick, 1st bt. |
(1) Margaret Ethel Barwick (1873-1950), born 20 June 1873; married, 19 December 1905 at St Stephen, Kensington (Middx), as his second wife, Maj. Reginald Edward Traherne Bray (1860-1931), son of Maj-Gen. George Frederick Campbell Bray, and had issue one son and two daughters; died 7 June 1950; will proved 2 February 1951 (estate £43,023);(2) Edith Mary Barwick (1874-1954), born 7 December 1874; married, 24 April 1901 at St. George, Hanover Sq., London, George Gilbey (1874-1933) of Overthorpe Hall, Middleton Cheney (Northants), son of Alfred Gilbey of Wooburn House (Bucks), and had issue one daughter; died 7 June 1954; will proved 21 August 1954 (estate £75,511);(3) Sir John Storey Barwick (1876-1953), 2nd bt. (q.v.);(4) Kathleen Maud Barwick (1878-1955), born 28 June 1878; lived in Lowndes Sq., London; died unmarried, 11 December 1955 and was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium (Middx); will proved 9 February 1956 (estate £49,709);(5) George Short Barwick (1879-1937) (q.v.);(6) Ella Martha Barwick (1881-1920); married, 29 April 1914 at St Mark, North Audley St., Westminster (Middx), George Herbert Croft (1877-1946) of Pasture House, Northallerton (Yorks NR), Inspector for Board of Agriculture, son of Henry Herbert Stephen Croft, barrister, but had no issue; died 28 November 1920; will proved 19 November 1921 (estate £18,441);
(7) Meggie Barwick (b. & d. 1884), born November 1884; died in infancy, 26 December 1884 and was buried in Sunderland Cemetery.
|Sir John Storey Barwick, 2nd bt. |
(Image: Izzy Hutchison)
(1.1) John Morgan Barwick (1908-49), born 22 November 1908; educated at Harrow; director of Easington Coal Co. Ltd.; served in Second World War with Royal Air Force (Pilot Officer); Master of the Bedale Hunt; President of the York and Leeming Flying Club and a competitor in the King's Cup air races before the Second World War; became an alcoholic after the war; married, 1 June 1933, Rhona (1913-83) (who m2, 29 July 1954, Basil George Everard Webster (d. 1963) of Coverham Abbey (Yorks NR), eldest son of Cyril Gray Webster), eldest daughter of Maj. William Wharton Burdon of Constable Burton Hall (Yorks NR), but had no issue; died suddenly of a heart attack in the lifetime of his father, 2 January 1949; will proved 22 March 1949 (estate £31,785);(1.2) Rosamond Gwladys Barwick (1909-73), born 13 October 1909; married, 20 July 1931, Roland Anthony Cookson OBE (1908-91) (who m2, 1974, Elizabeth Anne Milburn Aitchison (née Reed) of Howden Dene, Corbridge (Northbld), son of Bryan Cookson, and had issue one daughter; died 13 August 1973; will proved 22 October 1973 (estate £155,745);(1.3) Margaret Syssylt Barwick (1914-71), born 2 January 1914; married, 7 February 1944, Lt-Col. (Montagu Charles Warcop) Peter Consett (1909-2001) of Brawith Hall, Thirsk (Yorks NR), eldest son of Rear-Adm. Montagu William Warcop Peter Consett CMG, and had issue three sons; died 23 August 1971; will proved 28 January 1972 (estate £88,005);
(1.4) Sir Richard Llewellyn Barwick (1916-79), 3rd bt. (q.v.).
|Sir R.L. Barwick, 3rd bt. |
(1.1) Rozanne Valerie Barwick (b. 1950), born 17 March 1950; edited her mother's memoirs as Hard Bargains** (2019); married, Apr-Jun 1970, Alan Michael Bulmer (b. 1944) and had issue two daughters;(1.2) Sandra-Anne Barwick (b. 1952), born 24 November 1952; doctor of medicine and later hotelier at New Inn, Coln St. Aldwyns (Glos), and minister of One Spirit Interfaith Foundation; married, Apr-June 1971 (div. 1986), Timothy George Wheaton Heycock, and had issue one son and one daughter; married 2nd, August 1989, Brian Antony Evans CBE FRCS (b. 1936);(1.3) Victoria Lorraine Barwick (b. 1961), born 13 November 1961; married, 1994 (div.), as his second wife, Andrew Kenneth Wallis (d. 2009), land agent and later property developer, and had issue one son and one daughter.
(1) Angela Ruth Barwick (1916-86), born 26 June 1916; married, 21 January 1947, John Gilbert Gilbey (1917-82) of Newbies, Banghurst (Hants), only son of Gilbert Gilbey of Overthorpe Hall, Banbury (Oxon), and had issue one son and one daughter; lived latterly at Inholmes; died 24 March 1986; will proved 21 October 1986 (estate £598,591);(2) Diana Marianne Barwick (1917-2008), born 2 October 1917; married 1st, 27 July 1945 at St Paul, Knightsbridge (Middx) (div. 1955), Lt. John Louis Arnott Bowles RN (1919-98), only son of Capt. Guy Bowles DSO RN, and had issue one son and one daughter; married 2nd, 25 November 1959, as his second wife, Gerald Leopold Wiener OBE (1913-2008) of London W8, chartered accountant; died 7 February 2008; will proved 5 December 2008;(3) Valerie Margaret Barwick (1924-70), born 6 February 1924; married, 19 April 1950, Sir Frederick Bernard (k/a Tim) Bolton, kt., MC (1921-2005) of Barton House, Blakesley (Northants), chairman of companies in shipping industry and President of the International Shipping Federation, 1973-82 (who m2, 1971, Vanessa Mary Anne (b. 1939), daughter of Anthony Vere Cyprian Robarts, and had further issue two sons and two daughters), only son of Louis Hamilton Bolton of Hinton House, Woodford Halse (Northants), and had issue two sons; died 5 July 1970; will proved 9 November 1970 (estate £285,966).
Principal sourcesBurke's Peerage and Baronetage, 1967, p. 184; V. Barwick, Hard Bargains, 2019; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Storey_Barwick
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