Thom's Irish Who's Who/Herdman, Major Sir Emerson Crawford

Thom's Irish Who's Who
Herdman, Major Sir Emerson Crawford


HERDMAN, Major Sir Emerson Crawford, K.B.E., H.M.L.; b. Jan. 2nd, 1869; only son of John Herdman, Esq., D.L., Carricklee House, Strabane, and Mary Elizabeth Gorselin (mother). Educ.: Uppingham, Christ Church, Oxford; m. Sept. 11th, 1895, Olive Mary, dau. of Emerson Tennant Herdman, Esq., D.L., Sion House. Issue: Frances Mary Gorselin, b. Oct., 1890, and John Patrick, b. May, 1906. Senior partner in Messrs. Herdmans, Ltd., Flax Spinners, Sion Mills. High Sheriff, Co. Tyrone, 1899, and Co. Donegal, 1902; D.L. for Co. Donegal: made H.M.L. for Co. Donegal in 1920. Went to France in 1914 as Capt. in North Irish Horse; Major in 1916; created K.B.E. in 1921 Recns.: hunting, golfing, motoring. Clubs: J.C. and Automobile Clubs, London; Kildare Street, Dublin; Ulster and Union, Belfast.