The Fiske-Harrison Family

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Cousins: The Goughs of Corsley House, Wiltshire

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From Burke’s Landed Gentry (1972)

Arms–Gu. on a fesse or between three boars’ heads a lion passant of the field. Crest:–A boar’s head and neck couped or. Motto:–Faugh a ballagh.

COL. PERCY HUGH GOUGH, OBE (1948) , of Corsley House, nr Warminster, Wilts, RA 1928-48, RHA 1936-38, served in WW II, ret 1948; born 8 Dec 1908; educated Wellington; married 24 Sept 1938, •Margaret Katherine, daughter of Frederick Wallis, of Borrowdale, Salisbury, Rhodesia, formerly of Elvendon Priory, Goring, Oxon (see that family, 1952 edn), and has had issue,

1a •HUGH DUNCAN (Cley Hill Farm, Corsley, Warminster, Wilts); born 1 Dec 1939; educated Michaelhouse, Natal, and Seale-Hayne Ag College; married 8 July, 1967, •Rosalind Mary, only daughter of John Linly Tedbury, of Mousehill Manor, Milford, Surrey.

2a John David; born 26 Jan 1943; died 18 Sept 1945.

3a David Wallis Bloomfield; born 29 Aug; died 1 Sept 1953.

4a •William Frederick Hubert; born 29 Aug 1954; educated Stanbridge Earls Sch

1a •Elizabeth (Jill); born 7 July, 1941; married 31 Dec 1966, •David Lionel Swale (36, Canonbury Park North, N.1), 3rd son of late Wilfred Herbert Swale, of Upperchute, Wilts, and has issue,

•Nicholas Frederick; born 9 Nov 1970.

•Victoria Jane; born 7 May, 1968.

2a •Mary Miranda (Corsley House, nr Warminster, Wilts); born 8 Aug 1946.

3a •Letitia Margaret Ann; born 2 July, 1948; married 17 Oct 1970, •Richard Mark Pickles (Garden Cottage, Gwalia, Flintshire), s of Edmund Pickles, of Winebury House, Gresford.

Lineage–THE VERY REV. THOMAS BUNBURY GOUGH, Dean of Derry; born 13 June, 1777; s of Lt-Col George Gough, of Woodstown, Co Limerick, and brother of FM 1st Viscount Gough (see Burke’s Peerage FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT GOUGH); married 19 March, 1800, Charlotte (died 14 Feb 1862), 2nd daughter of John Bloomfield, of Redwood, Tipperary, and died 8 May, 1860, leaving issue,

1a GEORGE, of whom presently.

2a John Bloomfield (Sir), GCB (1875), Gen, Col 2nd Dragoons, Dep Q.M.G. in China, formerly Mil Sec to Count-in-C. India, cmded 2nd Bde of Cav at Moodkee and Ferozeshah; married 1st, 1840, Carmina, daughter of E Hitchins; 2nd, 1846, Margaret, daughter of Maj-Gen Sir John M’Caskill, KCB; and 3rd, 6 Nov 1850, Elizabeth, 3rd daughter of George Arbuthnot, of Elderslie (see PRIDEAUX of Elderslie), and died 1891, leaving issue, five sons and two daughters.

3a Thomas Bunbury, Col 33rd Regt, k in Crimea, 1855, s.p.

4a Benjamin Bloomfield (Rev); married Letitia, eldest daughter of Benjamin Frend, of Boskell, Co Limerick (see that family, BURKE’S L.G. of Ireland, 1912 edn), and had issue, three sons and four daughters.

5a Percy; married and had issue, three sons.

1a Charlotte; married Rev George Smith.

The eldest son,

GEORGE GOUGH, of Rathronan, Clonmel, Co Tipperary, HEICS; born 1802; married 1st, Charlotte Hart; and 2nd, –. He married 3rd, 1829, Charlotte Becher, and by her had issue, with four daughters.,

1a George Thomas, Maj-Gen; born 1830.

2a Charles John Stanley (Sir), VC, KCB (1881) (C.B 1875), Maj-Gen, Col Cmdt 5th Bengal Cav 1864, served in Punjab and in Indian Mutiny at siege and capture of Lucknow (VC); born 1832; married 16 June, 1869, Harriet Anastatia (died 26 March, 1916), daughter John William Power, MP, of Gurteen, Co Waterford, and sister of 1st Count De La Poer (see BURKE’S LANDED GENTRY of Ireland), and died 6 Sept 1912, leaving issue,

1b Hubert de la Poer (Sir), GCB (1937) (KCB 1916, C.B 1912), GCMG (1919), K.CVO (1917), Gen (ret 1922) 16th Lancers (cmdg 1907-10, Col from 1936), on Tirah Exped. 1897-98, served in S. African War 1897-1902 (severely wounded, despatches), in WW I (cmdg 5th Army) (despatches) and in WW II with HG (cmded Chelsea branch), Staff Prof at College 1904-06, Gd. Offr of Order of Leopold of Belgium, Orders of White Eagle of Russia, with swords, Charles III of Spain, and Crown and Sword of Sweden, Legion of Honour, French and Belgian Croix de Guerre; born 12 Aug 1870; educated Eton, and RMC Sandhurst; married 22 Dec 1898. Louisa Nora (died 23 March, 1951), younger daughter of Maj-Gen Henry Colebrook Lewis, RA, and died 18 March, 1963, having had issue,

1c (Valentine Charles) Lewes; died an Infant

1c •Myrtle Eleanore; married 10 Nov 1936, •Maj Eric Adlhelm Torlogh Dutton, CMG, CBE, late W. Yorks Regt (Dar el Fidgi, Tangier, Morocco) (see Burke’s Peerage and Gentry FISKE-HARRISON FAMILY), s of Rev Charles Dutton, of Lothersdale, Yorks, and has issue.

2c •Audrey Anne.

3c •Joyce.

4c •Denise Marguerite; married 1937, Capt Leslie Montague-Jones, RE, and has issue, one s. She married 2nd, 1945, •John Leslie Cecil Boyes, and has further issue, one s.

2b John, VC (1903), KCB (posthumous, April, 1915) (C.B), CMG (1910), Brig-Gen late Rifle Bde, served in Brit. Central Africa 1896-97, in S. African War 1899-1902, at Daratoleh 1903, and in WW I, ADC to HM KING GEORGE V, Inspr.-Gen King’s African Rifles; born 25 Oct 1871; married 29 June, 1907, Dorothea Agnes, Lady Gough (died 2 April, 1962), eldest daughter of Gen Sir Charles Patton Keyes, GCB, of Croghan, Co Donegal (see BURKE’S Peerage, KEYES, B), and died of wounds received in action, 22 Feb 1915, leaving issue, one daughter

3a HUGH HENRY (Sir), of whom presently.

4a Percy; married , and had issue,

Hugh George, of Hyderabad; married , and had issue,

1c •Guy Francis, DSO (1940), MC (1918), Brig Roy Irish Fus (ret 1946), served in WW I (wounded, despatches twice), cmded 1st Bn Nigeria Regt 1936-37, served in WW II, cmded 1st Bn Roy Irish Fus (Dunkirk), 11th Inf Bde, and Advanced Base Sub-Area of First Army (Algeria); born 1893; educated Oratory, and RMC Sandhurst; married 1st, 1914, Dorothy Marie (died 1953), daughter of late Edwin Paget Palmer, of Patcham House, Sussex, and has issue, one son and one daughter He married 2nd, 1954, •Elizabeth Treharn, daughter of Lewis David Thomas, of Newton, nr Porthcawl.

2c •Hubert.

3c •John.

He married 4th, Ann Barton, and died 1887. The 3rd son,

GEN. SIR HUGH HENRY GOUGH, VC (1857), GCB (1896) (C.B 1869), Keeper of the Crown Jewels in the Tower of London (not in addresses), formerly ISC, entered Bengal Army 1853, served in Indian Mutiny, in Abyssinia 1869, and 2nd Afghan War 1879-80 (wounded, despatches); born 14 Nov 1833; married 8 Sept 1863, Annie Margaret (died April, 1922), youngest daughter of Edward Eustace Hill, of Co Longford, and died 12 May, 1909, having had issue,

1a Charles Hugh Henry, Lt-Col 12th Bengal Cav and IA Remount Dept., ADC to FM Lord Roberts in S. African War; born 5 Aug 1866; educated Stubbington; married 1895, Mary Elise (died 1935), daughter of Maj-Gen Henry Colebrook Leweis, RA, and died Aug 1913, leaving issue,

1b William George Hugh, MC, Brig IA, formerly Lt-Col 2nd Gurkhas, founded IA Parachute Bde; married •Yolande, daughter of – McKinnon, and was k in an air accident in S. Africa, 15 May, 1948.

2b •Charles Frederick Howard, MC (1943), TD (1948), late Midshipman RN, served in WW II with London (not in addresses) Rifle Bde (G.H.Q. France 1940, despatches), with RAC 1941-42, and with 1st Airborne Div 1942-45, Maj 1941, Hon Col Sussex Yeo 1959, and 16 Independent Co, Parachute Regt 1970, Govr Cutty Sark Soc, MP for Horsham 1951-64, Prime Warden of Fishmongers’ Co 1971-72 (Weavers, Lodsworth, Sussex; Buck’s, and United Service and Roy Aero Clubs); born 1901; educated RN Colls. Osborne and Dartmouth; married 1929, •Barbara May, daughter of Ernest Charles Pegler, and has issue,

•John Patrick (5, Cadogan Mansions, S.W.1); born 1 Nov 1930; married 24 July, 1954, •Martine Anne, daughter of Bernhardt Stehelin, and has issue, one son and two daughters.

•Gillian Mary; born 3 Dec 1931; married 31 Dec 1965, •Christopher David Corfe Willy (93, Home Park Road, Wimbledon, S.W.19), and has issue, one son and two daughters.

2a Frederick Macnabb; born 26 Aug 1867; married 1897, •Elizabeth Payne, and died 1899, leaving issue,

•William Frederick Rippen, Cdr RN (ret), entd. RN 1914, trans. RAF 1923, rejoined RN 1929, ret 1946 (38, Alma Square, St John’s Wood, N.W.8; Naval and Military Club); born 1 April, 1898; married 1st, Sybil (died 1929), daughter of – Poter, and has issue,


He married 2nd, •Ethel Tozer, daughter of – Bowman.

3a HUGH AUGUSTUS KEPPEL, of whom presently.

4a William George Keppel, 13th Sikhs; born 25 Oct 1877; educated Fettes; married 9 Aug 1907, •Margaret Mary, elder daughter of late Joseph William Melles (see 1937 edn, MELLES formerly of Gruline), and died at Quetta, 6 Sept 1913, leaving issue, with two daughters.,

•George Hugh Bloomfield (Springfield Farm, High Beech, nr Loughton, Essex); born 1908; married •Rosemary, daughter of – Harries, and has issue,

1c •Michael.

2c •David.

1c •Patricia.

5a George Francis Bloomfield, Lt RE; born 22 May, 1880; died unm 1906.

1a Charlotte Elise; born 10 Sept 1864; married 1884, Lt-Gen Sir Henry Fuller Maitland Wilson, KCB, KCMG (see BURKE’S Peerage, WILSON, B), and died 17 Aug 1942, having had issue, two sons and one daughter He died 16 Nov 1941.

2a Mary Gertrude; born 12 May, 1865; married 18 March, 1891, Brig-Gen William George Hamilton, CB, CS, DSO, s of Lt-Col S. B Hamilton, 27th Foot, and died 13 April, 1950, leaving issue, one son and four daughters. He died 30 Aug 1940.

3a Annie Maude Harriette; born 4 Feb 1873; married 15 Nov 1899, Capt Charles Humphrey Style, Roy E Kent Yeo, 2nd son of Albert Frederick Style (see BURKE’S Peerage, STYLE, Bt), and died 8 March, 1942, leaving issue. He died 11 June, 1936.

4a Nora Helen; born 15 Feb 1874; married 22 March, 1900, James Robert Nicolson Macphail, and died 1945, leaving issue.

The 3rd son,

LT.-COL. HUGH AUGUSTUS KEPPEL GOUGH, CIE (1918), late IA, served with Chitral Relief Force 1895 (despatches), Lt-Col 1916, Political Agent, Zhob 1910-12, Assist Res. Mewak 1914, Consul, Shiraz, Persian Gulf, Pol. Agent Malawa 1919-23 (ret); born 5 March, 1871; educated Wellington; married 1 Nov 1901, Helen Isobel (died 5 Jan 1942), daughter of Augustus Gore, of Sidmouth, and died 8 Oct 1950, leaving issue,

1a •PERCY HUGH, of whom we treat.

1a •Elinor Marjorie (Brimsdown Cottage, Brixton Deverill, Wilts); born 4 March, 1903.

2a •Edith Brenda (Hele Cottage, Ashburton, Devon); born 13 Sept 1904.

Seats–Corsley House, nr Warminster, Wilts• Corsley House, substantially altered or rebuilt of hard grey stone with mullioned windows 1736, was owned by the Barton family throughout the 19th century, the east, south, and west elevations being altered in the Georgian style, ca. 1820, leaving the northern face in the original early 17th century style. Barbreck, Kilchrenan, Argyll.

Landed Gentry 100896

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Written by copfordgenealogist

July 29, 2011 at 10:39 am

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