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Hon Ursula Mary Lawley, Baroness Wraxall, OBE, RRC

Hon Ursula Mary Lawley, Baroness Wraxall, OBE, RRC

Female 1888 - 1979  (91 years)

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  • Name Ursula Mary Lawley 
    Title Hon 
    Suffix Baroness Wraxall, OBE, RRC 
    Born 8 Jun 1888  Fulford, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1891  Fulford, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 Oct 1979  Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Oct 1979  All Saint's Church, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2086  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 May 2019 

    Father Arthur Lawley, 6th Baron Wenlock,   b. 12 Nov 1860, St George Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1932, Freiberg, Sachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Annie Allen Cunard, Baroness Wenlock, GBE,   b. 21 Jun 1863, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1944, Bristol, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1885  Uppingham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family The Right Hon. George Abraham Gibbs, 1st Baron Wraxall,   b. 6 Jul 1873, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1931, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1927  St Margaret's, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Richard Lawley Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall,   b. 16 May 1928, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 2001, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Eustace Hubert Beilby Gibbs, 3rd Baron Wraxall, KCVO, CMG,   b. 3 Jul 1929, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 2017, Oakley, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Eldest daughter of Captain Hon. Sir Arthur Lawley (6th Baron Wenlock) GCSI, GCIE, KCMG, of Woodside Place, Hatfield, Herts., by Anne Allen (GBE, DGStJ), daughter of Sir Edward Cunard, 2nd Baronet. She is 2nd cousin to Euphemia Gibbs and 1st (once removed) of Cyril Cunard (also in the Family Tree). Baptised at York Minster. Her funeral service was held at All Saints' Church, Wraxall, 20 October 1979.

      She was Maid of Honour to H.M. Queen Mary 1912-27. In the Great War she was nursing in France for three and a half years, and she holds the Royal Red Cross Decoration. The King and Queen attended her wedding.

      Regional Representative, S.W. Region; Red Cross & St. John War Organiser, 1941-47. President Somerset Branch British Red Cross Society, 1945-70.
      Patron, Somerset Branch British Red Cross Society from 1970.

      OBE (1945), RRC (1919), SSStJ (1920).
      Clubs: Ladies Carlton, V.A.D.

      She lived at Tyntesfield, Bristol.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jun 1888 - Fulford, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Fulford, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jul 1927 - St Margaret's, Westminster, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Oct 1979 - Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Oct 1979 - All Saint's Church, Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    The Hon. Ursula Lawley's Wedding Dress
    The Hon. Ursula Lawley's Wedding Dress
    The Hon. Ursula Lawley's Medals Red Cross, Great War and OBE
    The Hon. Ursula Lawley's Medals Red Cross, Great War and OBE
    Hon. Lady Ursula Lawley, Maid of Honour
    Hon. Lady Ursula Lawley, Maid of Honour
    Photograph from an album of Lady Ursula Lawley in a three-quarters length portrait. She is seated on the edge of an upholstered stool and faces three-quarters to the left. In her right hand she holds a fan. Lady Ursula was the first daughter of Arthur Lawley, 6th Baron Wenlock and Annie Allen Cunard. On the 20th July 1927, she married George Gibbs and lived at Tyntesfield in North Somerset.