Riley, John Athelstan Laurie (1858 -1945)
John Athelstan Laurie Riley was the only son of John Riley of the Inner Temple and of Brearley House, Mytholmroyd in Yorkshire, and Mary Margaret Elizabeth Laurie. He was educated at Eton and Pembroke College, Oxford, where he took his M.A. and became an Honorary Fellow. He travelled in Persia, Turkey and Kurdistan, and wrote Athos, or the mountain of the monks (London, 1887). He married, 30 April 1887, Andalusia Louisa Charlotte Georgina Molesworth, daughter of Viscount Molesworth. He became Seigneur de la Trinité in Jerseyd a Haut Justicier, a Commander of the Order of St George, of Greece, and the Order of St Saba, of Serbia.