Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameLt.-Col. Josceline Fitzroy BAGOT DL MP
Birth1854
Death1913, Westmorland
FatherCharles BAGOT JP (1808-1881)
MotherSophia Louisa PERCY (1822-1908)
Marriage1885
SpouseTheodosia LESLIE
Birth1865, London
Burial1940
Death1940, Surrey
FatherSir John LESLIE (1823-1916)
Children
Birth1889, London
Birth1888, Marylebone
Death15th November 1951
Birth1896
Death1920, Westmorland
Birth1890
Death1974
Notes for Lt.-Col. Josceline Fitzroy BAGOT DL MP
Of Levens Hall, Westmorland. MP for South Westmorland 1892-1906. and 1910-1913. Home Secretary 1898-1900.

From Wikipedia

Josceline Fitzroy Bagot was born in Ashtead, Surrey, the son of Col. Charles Bagot and Sophia Louisa Percy. He married on June 11, 1885 Theodosia Leslie, daughter of Sir John Leslie. They had four children Alan Desmond (who became the 1st and last Baronet Bagot of Leven), Dorothy, Marjorie Constance and Mary. They lived at Levens Hall, near Kendal which Bagot had inherited from a distant relative.[2]

He joined the Army and received a commission in the Grenadier Guards in 1875 [3] and was appointed Aide-de-Camp to the Governor-General of Canada in 1881-1882 and 1888-1889. He also saw service in the Boer War in 1899-1900, where he was mentioned in despatches and was the chief Military Censor [4] (His wife was also in South Africa during the war running a military hospital). He later gained the rank of Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel in the Westmoreland and Cumberland Imperial Yeomanry.

He was twice returned as Conservative MP for Kendal (1892–1906 and 1910–1913),[5] and served as a Parliamentary Secretary at both the Treasury and the Home Office. He was nominated for a baronetcy in 1913 but died the same year. It was conferred instead on his only son. Sir Alan Bagot, 1st Baronet
He wrote "Colonel James Grahme of Levens: A Biographical Sketch of Jacobite Times" published by W.Kent & Co, 1886

He was buried in St Peters churchyard, Heversham, Cumbria.
Last Modified 22 Dec 2013Created 28 Jan 2018 using Reunion for Macintosh