Morgan, Courtenay Charles Evan, 1st Viscount Tredegar (1867 -1934)

Courtenay Charles Evan Morgan was the eldest son of the Honourable Frederick Courtenay Morgan, of Ruperra Castle in Caerphilly, Wales, third son of Charles Morgan, 1st Baron Tredegar. His mother was Charlotte Anne, daughter of Charles Alexander Williamson, of Lawers, Perthshire.
Tredegar was appointed a captain in the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers in 1891, and was later promoted an honorary major.
Just before the outbreak of World War I, he purchased the steam yacht Liberty, which was almost immediately requisitioned by the Royal Navy for use as a hospital ship. He went to war, taking command of his yacht for the first part of the conflict. After the end of hostilities, he embarked on a world cruise, eventually going around the world twice, visiting every colony in the British Empire and every state in the Commonwealth.
In 1926 the viscountcy was revived when he was created Viscount Tredegar, of Tredegar in the County of Monmouth. In 1933 he was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire, a post he held until his death the following year
Lord Tredegar married Lady Katharine Agnes Blanche, daughter of James Carnegie, 9th Earl of Southesk, in 1890.
He died at the Ritz Hotel in London, after his return from a health trip to Australia in May 1934, aged 67. He was succeeded by his son, Evan.
Katharine, Viscountess Tredegar died in London in 1949, only a few months after her son Evan. Hon. Gwyneth Ericka Morgan, the only daughter of Courtenay and Katharine died in mysterious circumstances following her disappearance in 1924.

Seat / Residence(s): Tredegar House
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Morgan, Courtenay Charles Evan, 1st Viscount Tredegar (1867 - 1934) (Stamp 1) Motto: Si Deus nobiscum quis contra nos
Crest: A stag’s head couped
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4 a griffin segreant 2 & 3 on a chevron between three cinquefoils three pheons
Quarterings: 1 & 4 a griffin segreant 2 & 3 on a chevron between three cinquefoils three pheons
Coronet: Baron
Heraldic Charges: chevron, on a, between, Heraldic Charges: cinquefoils (3), Heraldic Charges: griffin segreant, Heraldic Charges: pheons (3), Heraldic Charges: stag’s head couped