Cyril Asquith, Baron Asquith of Bishopstone
He was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1920. In 1936 he was elected to serve on the Liberal Party Council. He took silk in 1936 and was appointed Bencher in 1939. He was a Justice of the King's Bench 1938-46 and as such was appointed Knight Bachelor. He was a Lord Justice of Appeal 1946-51 and as such was sworn of the Privy Council. In 1951 he was made a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and received, as a law lord, automatically a life peerage as Baron Asquith of Bishopstone, in the County of Sussex. He held office until his death in 1954.
- Hon. Luke Asquith, married and had:
- Hon. Jane Asquith
- Hon. Frances Rose Asquith (b. 1925), known as Rose, married in 1951 John Frederick Eustace Stephenson (1910–1998)
- Hon. Paul Asquith (4 January 1927 - 1984), married, firstly, on 18 July 1953 and divorced in 1963 Helena Mary Bridgeman (b. 2 November 1932), daughter of Brigadier The Hon. Geoffrey John Orlando Bridgeman and Mary Meriel Gertrude Talbot; and, secondly, on 16 July 1963, Cynthia Anne Carew Pole (b. 11 January 1933), daughter of Sir John Gawen Carew Pole, 12th Bt. and Cynthia Mary Burns. He had issue by his first marriage:
- Mary Asquith (b. 28 July 1954)
- Jonathan Paul Asquith (b. 28 September 1956), married on 23 June 1984 Sarah Ann Negretti (b. 29 September 1959), daughter of Peter Noel Negretti and Ann Caroline Eden, living in 2003 at 8 Colinette Road, London
- The Liberal Magazine, 1936
- L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 16
- Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 3, page 4095
- Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1272.