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THE 5TH BARON JOICEY , of Chester-Le-Street, Co Durham, and a Baronet (Sir James Michael Joicey, Bt) [The Rt Hon The Lord Joicey, Etal Manor, Etal, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 2PU]; born 28 June 1953; succeeded f 1993; educated Eton and Ch Ch Oxford; married 16 June 1984 •(Agnes) Harriet Frances Mary, younger daughter of Rev William M D Thompson, of Oxnam Manse, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, and has:

1a +WILLIAM JAMES; born 21 May 1990

2a +Richard Michael; born 17 Feb 1993

1a •Hannah Elisabeth; born 25 June 1988

2a •Claire Vida; born 1 Dec 1994

Lineage: GEORGE JOWSEE, of Jowsey, Northumberland; married 28 Sept 1657 Jane Patteson and had:

GEORGE JOICEY, of Long Benton, Northumberland; baptised 26 Nov 1780; married 22 June 1805 Jane Clark (died 26 March 1838), of Long Benton, and was buried 16 March 1848, having had:

GEORGE JOICEY, of Gateshead, Co Durham; baptised 24 Oct 1813; married 7 Oct 1837 Dorothy (died 16 Dec 1877), daughter of Jacob Gowland, of Wrekenton, Co Durham, and died 23 Sept 1856, having had:

1a Jacob Gowland; married Hannah (died his widow 17 April 1926), daughter of James Thompson, of Marley Hill, Co Durham, and had issue

2a JAMES, 1st Baron

3a George

1a Jane; married William Joicey Humble and died 1868

2a Dorothy Ann; married Nicholas Johnson Robinson, of N Shields, and died his widow 29 Oct 1933

3a Margaret Georgina; married John Walton Robinson, of Gateshead-on-Tyne

The 2nd son,

Sir James Joicey, 1st Bt, and 1st Baron Joicey, of Chester-le-Street, Co Durham, so created 3 July 1893 and 13 Jan 1906 respectively (both UK), JP, DL; born 4 April 1846; MP (Lib) Chester-le-Street 1885–1905, Hon DCL Durham; married 1st 23 April 1879 Elizabeth Amy (died 1 Dec 1881), only daughter of Joseph Robinson, of N Shields, JP, and died 21 Nov 1936, leaving:

1a JAMES ARTHUR JOICEY, 2nd Baron Joicey, JP (Northumberland); born 1 May 1880; High Sheriff Co Durham 1910; Maj 7th Bn Northumberland Fus (TF) WW I; married 10 Sept 1904 Georgina Wharton (died 4 Nov 1952), younger daughter of Maj Augustus Edward Burdon, of Hartford House and Wooperton, Northumberland (see BLGY 2004), and died 24 July 1940, having had:

1b James; born 21 May 1907; 2nd Lt 14th/20th Hus; died 8 May 1929

1b Norah Marguerite; born 21 Sept 1905; married 14 July 1932 Brig Ronald Henry Senior, DSO, TD, eldest son of Lawrence Henry Senior, and had issue

2b Sylvia Alice; born 5 Aug 1908; married 28 April 1934 (divorce 1951) Lt-Col Richard Ian Griffith Taylor, DSO, MC (died 1984), eldest son of Lt-Col Thomas George Taylor, DSO, of Chipchase Castle, Wark-on-Tyne, and died Nov 1994, leaving:

1c •Simon James [Simon Taylor Esq, Rothbury Park, RD4, Hamilton, New Zealand]; born 1936; educated Harrow; married 1963 •Janice, daughter of Stanley Marshall, and has:

1d •Jeremy Nicholas; born 1963

2d •Richard Simon; born 1967

1d •Fiona Josephine; born 1965

2d •Susan; born 1966

3d •Melissa Jane; born 1969

2c •Alexander Thomas; born 1941; educated Harrow; married 1974 •Sarah, daughter of Col Richard Martin-Bird, of Stockinwood, Chelford, Cheshire

1c •Valerie; born 1946; married 1969 •Alan Yuill Walker, of Sheepdrove Park, Lambourn, Berks, and has:

1d •Lavinia Mary; born 1972

2d •Georgina Anne; born 1974

3b Angela Georgina; born 23 April 1915; died unmarried following a car crash 18 March 1970

2a HUGH EDWARD, 3rd Baron

The 1st Baron married 2nd 21 Feb 1884 Margaret Smyles (died 5 July 1911), only surviving child of Col Thomas Drever, Bengal Army, by Marguerite, only child of Gen de Fontaine, of Fontainebleau, and had:

3a Sydney James Drever; born 24 Nov 1884; MA Cantab; Capt and Adj 10th (Serv) Bn Northumberland Fus; killed in action 20 March 1916

4a Drever, of Howtel, Northumberland; born 1 April 1866; Lt Montgomeryshire Yeo; died 27 Jan 1915

1a Marguerite de Fontaine Drever; born 16 Sept 1887; died 25 April 1924

The 2nd BARON's brother,

HUGH EDWARD JOICEY, 3rd Baron Joicey, DSO, JP (Northumberland); born 21 Nov 1881; educated Harrow; High Sheriff Northumberland 1933; Lt-Col 14th Hus Boer War 1901–02 (Queen's medal with 3 clasps), WW I with 2nd Life Gds 1914–15, cmded 1st Suffolk Regt 1915–18 (despatches four times, Brevet Lt-Col), Greek MC, Chm Lambton Hetton and Joicey Collieries 1940–66, Albyn Line, Tanfield S/S Co and Roy Insur (Newcastle Branch); married 19 July 1921 Lady Joan Katherine Lambton (died 4 Jan 1967), youngest daughter of 4th Earl of Durham (qv), and died 14 Oct 1966, having had:

1a David Hugh; born 21 April 1922; Lt Coldstream Gds WW II; died of wounds recd Salerno Sept 1943

2a MICHAEL EDWARD JOICEY, 4th Baron Joicey; born 28 Feb 1925; educated Eton and Ch Ch Oxford; Capt Coldstream Gds, Jt MFH N Northumberland; married 27 March 1952 Elisabeth Marion (died 25 Jan 2003), youngest daughter of Lt-Col Hon Ian Leslie Melville (see LEVEN and MELVILLE, E), and died 1993, leaving:

1b JAMES MICHAEL JOICEY, 5th and present Baron Joicey

2b +Andrew Hugh [The Hon Andrew Joicey, New Etal, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland TD12 4XL]; born 24 Dec 1955; educated Eton and Ch Ch Oxford; married 5 Nov 1994 •Corinne, elder daughter of John Cockburn, of Cockburnspath, and has:

1c •Victoria Marianne; born 13 May 1997

2c •Miranda Katharine; born 23 Sept 1999

3c •Alice Jocelyn Mary; born 16 April 2002

1b •Katherine Jane [Mrs Thomas Crosbie Dawson, Pawston, Mindrum, Northumberland TD12 4QR]; born 20 April 1959; married 1984 •Thomas Crosbie Dawson and has:

1c •Robert Hugo; born 1992

1c •Lucy Charlotte; born 1987

2c •Helen Amanda; born 1989

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