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Monday, January 21, 2019

Ethne Mary Hubbard (née Pelham Clinton) 1923-2019

_. Ethne Mary Hubbard, who died 20 January, 2019, aged 95, was a scion of the extinct Dukes of Newcastle-under-Lyne.

She was born in 1923, a daughter of Henry Charles Frederick Pelham-Clinton (1892-1968), by his wife the former Dorothy Charlotte Middleton Carlon (1898-1969), and married 1951, Jasper Picton Hubbard (1923-2010), scion of the Barons Addington, son of Eric Wyndham Hubbard (1885-1946), by his wife the former Edith Sylvia Morris (1887-1977), by whom she had two sons and a daughter.


Henri, Count of Paris 1933-2019

_. Henri, Count of Paris, Duke of France, Orleanist pretender to the French throne, as Henri VII, died 21 January, 2019. He was 85.

Henri Philippe Pierre Marie d'Orleans was born in Belgium, 14 June, 1933, son of Henri, Count of Paris (1908-99), by his wife Princess Isabelle of Orleans-Braganza (d 5 July, 2003), scion of the Royal House who reigned briefly in Brazil; married firstly 5 July, 1957 (div 1984), Marie Therese of Wurttemberg (b 12 Nov, 1934), fourth daughter of Philipp, Duke of Wurttemberg, head of that Royal House, by whom he had issue, five children; married secondly, 31 Oct, 1984, Micaela Anna Maria Cousiño y Quiñones de León (b 30 Apr, 1938).

The Count of Paris was known as the Count of Clermont in his father's lifetime.

The headship of the Royal House of Orleans now passes to his eldest son Prince Jean d'Orléans of France, The Duke of Vendome, who was born in 1965.


Saturday, January 19, 2019

Mary Araminta Rose de Rougemont (born 2019)

_.Amelia F.A. de Rougemont (nee Roberts), wife of Frederick C. de Rougemont, gave birth to a daughter, Mary Araminta Rose, 18 January, 2019.

Freddie de Rougemont is the elder son of Mr &Mrs Clive de Rougemont.

Amelia de Rougemont is the elder daughter of Sir Hugh Ashley Roberts, Knt, of Windsor, by his wife the former Hon Priscilla Jane Stephanie Low, MVO (b 1949), sometime Curator of thevPrint Room, Royal Library, Windsor Castle, daugher of the 1st Baron Aldington, KCMG, CBE (b 25 May 1914; d 7 Dec 2000).

Freddie and Amelia married at St George's Chapel, Windsor, in February, 2010.
Sir Hugh Roberts' father was the Rt Rev Edward James Keymer Roberts, sometime Bishop of Ely. Sir Hugh's mother, Dorothy Frances dau of Rev Canon Edwin David Bowser, was the Bishop's first wife and died in 1982. The Bishop married 2ndly in 1984 Diana, widow of Dr Arthur Christopher Grey (scion of the Earls Grey) and, before that, widow of Anthony Seymour Bellville (of the LG family of Bellville of Tedstone Court). She was dau of Ewen Cameron Bruce (of the LG family Bruce of Blaen-y-Cwm).



Friday, January 18, 2019

Previero/Stewart-Brown engagement

_. The engagement was announced 18 January, 2019, between Filippo Previero, son of Mr & Mrs Roberto Previero, of Novate Milanese, Milano, and Lavinia Maria Pimenta Stewart-Brown (born 1987), scion of the Brown baronets (cr 1863), daughter of Brian Stewart-Brown (born 1945), of Speen, West Berkshire, by his wife the former Luisa Pimenta da Gama.


Thursday, January 17, 2019

Campbell/Denman engagement

_. The engagement was announced 17 January, 2019, between Freddie Xavier Michaelangelo Cowgill Campbell (born 1992), eldest son of Alan and Fleur Campbell, of Horsham, West Sussex, and the Hon Louisa Clare Denman (born 1993), daughter of the 6th Baron Denman (born 1946), by his wife the former Lesley Jane Stevens (born 1956).


The Baroness Rothschild 1935-2019

_. The Baroness Rothschild, who  died 13 January, 2014, aged 83, was the wife of one Britain's wealthiest men, the 4th Baron Rothschild.

Lady Rothschild was a noted breeder and owner of racehorses at the Waddesdon Stud, Buckinghamshire.

She was born Serena Mary Dunn, 28 Apr, 1935, daughter of Sir Philip Dunn, 2nd Baronet (1905-76), by his wife the former Lady Mary Sybil St Clair-Erskine, daughter of the 5th Earl of Rosslyn.

Serena was a sister of the writer Nell Dunn.

She married 20 Oct, 1961, the Hon (Nathaniel Charles) Jacob Rothschild (b 29 Apr 1936), son and heir of Victor Rothschild, the 3rd Baron (1910-90). He succeeded his father, 20 March, 1990.

Lord Rothschild is worth $5bn, according to published sources.

Lady Rothschild is survived by her husband, son, Nathaniel, and three daughters, Hannah, Beth, and Emily.



Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Arthur Louis Gosselin Trower (born 2018)

_. Antonia Rose Trower (nee Twiston-Davies, born 22 Oct, 1987), wife of Edward J.G. Trower, gave birth to a son, Arthur Louis Gosselin, in Paris, 29 December, 2018.

Edward Trower is a son of Mr & Mrs Jonathan Trower, and Antonia is a scion of the Twiston-Davies landed family, the eldest daughter of Audley Twiston-Davies (born 1950), by his wife the former Hon Caroline Elaine Mary Harbord-Hamond (born 15 Dec, 1960), a goddaughter of Diana, Princess of Wales, a daughter of the 11th Baron Suffield.

The abovementioned Caroline Harbord-Hamond was a school friend of the then Lady Diana Spencer.
The princess attended the wedding of Caroline to Audley Twiston-Davies in 1985, and stood as godmother to their daughter in 1987.


Alice Isobel Suzanna Glynn (born 2019)

_.Suzanna Mary Caroline Glynn (nee Floyd, born 1983), wife of William Henry Glynn (born 1984), scion of that landed gentry family, gave birth to a daughter, Alice Isobel Suzanna, 15 January, 2019, a sister for Henry, who was born 4 March, 2017.

William Glynn is a son of John Dennis Glynn (b 1933), by his wife Sarah Lyall Maybury. Suzanna Glynn, is a scion of the Floyd baronets, a daughter of  David Henry Cecil Floyd (b 1956), by his wife the former Caroline Ann Beckly.


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Lawson/Paz-Andrade engagement

_. The engagement was announced 14 January, 2019, between Rupert Christopher David Lawson (born 1972), scion of the Lawson baronets, son of Nicholas Patrick David (Nick) Lawson (born 1940), of Chobham, Surrey, by his wife the former Jill Mary Beeson (1935-2015), & Sebela, daughter of Mr & Mrs Alfonso Paz-Andrade, of Vigo, Spain.


Anthony Francis Gradidge (died 2019)

_. (Anthony)n Francis Gradidge, late the 17/21 Lancers, who died 14 January, 2019, aged 79, married (1) 1970, Diana Joan Strang Steel (1947-75), scion of the Steel baronets, dau of Sir Fiennes Strang Steel, 2nd Bt; married (2) as her 2nd husband, Elizabeth Holdsworth Hunt (1947-2013), daughter of Maj Francis Holdsworth Hunt by his wife the former Elizabeth Rosalind Weld-Forester, scion of the Barons Forester. He leaves a son and a daughter from his first marriage.

Funeral Service on Monday 28 January, 2019 at St Mary-le-More Church, Wallingford.


Monday, January 14, 2019

Christopher Prentis 1941-2019

_. Christopher Prentis died 13 January, 2019, aged 77. He married  Joanna Margaret Jardine Paterson (b 1943) d of David Jardine Paterson (1914-71), by his wife the former Margaret (Margot) Evelyn Crawford (1916-) d of Col Thomas Crawford Boyd, CIE (1886-1967), scion of the Irish gentry family of that name, and Dora Godsall (1884-1970).

 A service of thanksgiving will take place at St Mary's Church, Bickleigh, Tiverton, on Saturday 26 January, 2019.


Brabourne/Saint-Clare engagement

_. The engagement has been announced between Nicholas Louis Charles Norton Knatchbull, styled Baron Brabourne (born 15 May, 1981), only son and heir of the 3rd Earl Mountbatten of Burma (born 8 Oct, 1947), of Broadlands, Hampshire, by his wife the former Penelope Meredith Eastwood (born 1953), & Ambre Saint-Clare, a 'mer-lesque' artiste.

It is Lord Brabourne's third engagement to date, but according to the Daily Mail "friends are convinced that mermaid Ambre will not leave him at sea."

Lord Brabourne is a great-grandson of Admiral of the Fleet the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.