Genealogy of the McMicking Family

Thomas Denman was born November 16, 1874 at London, England and died June 24, 1954 at Hove, Sussex, England.  He was the son of  Richard Denman  (1842-1883)

and Helen Mary McMicking  (1852-1919).  On November 26, 1904 at England he married Gertrude Mary Pearson (Baroness Denman GBE) (1884-1939).


He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Denman of Dovedale, co. Derby [U.K., 1834] on 9 August 1894

He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Middlesex Hussars Imperial Yeomanry

He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1901, where he was wounded

He held the office of Lord-in-Waiting between 1905 and 1907  

He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1907

He held the office of Captain of the Gentlemen-at-Arms between 1907 and 1911

He held the office of Deputy Speaker, House of Lords in 1909

He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Sussex  

He held the office of Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Australia between 1911 and 1914

He fought in the First World War

He was Lieutenant-Colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Yeomanry

Photo Image: Gertrude Mary Pearson, Barnoness Denman



1  Thomas Denman, 4th Baron Denman (Aug 2,1905 - Mar 21,1971)

2  Anne Judith Denman  (b.1907).




Records of R G McMicking Collection

Records of S McCullough, Research files

Records of Penny Turnbull (Email to Reg McMicking)

Ref: GeneaNet.Org;    Ancestry.Com (Rootsweb World Connect Project);   CanadianHeadstones.Com (GenDexNetwork)

Ref. Descendants of Helen Mary McMicking, British Peerage

Ref: ThePeerage.Com

Ref: Wikipedia Article

Ref: Australia Dictionary of Biography

Document: Biographical Sketch


FILE 4589-751391

Updated 29-MAY-2015


Hon. Thomas Denman, 3rd Baron Denman, GCMG, KCVO, PC

5th Governor General of Australia

gertrude mary Pearson Thomas Denman 3rd Baron Denman

Hon Thomas Denman


dated 1920

credit: R G McMicking

gertrude mary Pearson Thomas Denman in uniform flag-of-United-Kingdom