1847 - 1941
Rolleston, K.C.B. (1911), D.S.O. (1902), T.D.(1909), of Watnall hall, Notss., D.L. J.P., High Sheriff 1877, Chairman of Quarter Sessions 1912-32, Chairman Notts C.C., M.F.H. S. Notts 1876-82, M.F.H. Rufford 1889-1900, Hon. Col. 107th (S. Notts. Hussars) Yeomanry Brigade, R.F.A., from 1922, served in S. African War, 2nd in command 3rd batt. Imperial Yeomanry (wounded, despatches), Hon. Major in the Army 1901, Lieut.Col. and Hon. Col. S. Notts. Hussars Yeomanry 1896-1908, and hon. Col. 1914-22, Col. comdg. Notts and Derby Mounted Brigade, T.F., 1809-12; educ. Wellington and Ch. Ch. Oxford. 1906 Who's Who entry: Col. Lancelot Rolleston, D.S.O., 1902; J.P.; Colonel comm. South Notts Hussars, Imp. Yeomanry; eldest surviving son of late Col. Lancelot Rolleston, DL, and Eleanor Charlotte, daughter of late Robert Fraser of Torbreck; b. 1847; m. 1882, Lady Charlotte Emma Maude Dalzell, sister of 12th Earl of Carnwath. Educ: Christ Church, Oxford. High Sheriff, Notts, 1877. Served South Africa with Imperial Yeomanry (severely wounded, despatches, Queens medal, 3 clasps, D.S.O.). Address: Watnall Hall, Nottingham. T.A.: Kimberley, Notts. Clubs: St James; Royal yacht Squadron, Cowes. 1871 census shows him born Watnall, visiting the Masters family at Burleigh Field house in Loughborough.