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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Bigley/Barham engagement

_. The engagement has been announced 16 Aug, 2018, between Max James Hilton Bigley (born 1992), son of Robert Hilton Bigley (born 1959), of Whixley, North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Deborah M.M. Nicholson (b 1962), & Emily Catherine Barham (born 1993), scion of that landed family, daughter of Edward George Barham (born 1962), of Hole Park, Kent, by his wife the former Clare Catherine Turnbull (born 1966), a great-granddaughter of the 9th Earl of Stamford (1850-1910), &c.

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Allen-Jones/Allsopp engagement

__.The engagement has been announced between Charles Allen-Jones, of Arkesden, Essex, and Mrs Pepita Allsopp, daughter of Lt-Cdr Peter Mason and widow of Peter William Allsopp (1940-2010), scion of the Barons Hindlip.

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(Anne) Juliet Lygon 1937-2018

_. (Anne) Juliet Lygon, who died 23 July, 2018, aged 81, was a scion of the extinct Earls Beauchamp.

She was born 29 January, 1937, the middle daughter of Lt-Col Reginald Arthur Lygon (1904-76), by his wife the former Agnes Mary Louise Bell, and was a great-granddaughter of the 6th Earl Beauchamp (1830-91).

Her elder sister, Margaret, was wife of Michael West De Wend Fenton, and was chatelaine of one of the smallest stately homes in Britain, Ebberston Hall, near Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Her younger sister, Barbara, three times wed, married firstly, as his third wife, William Cavendish-Bentinck (1925-66), the only son of Victor Cavendish-Bentinck (1897-1990), who succeeded his brother in 1980, as 9th and last Duke of Portland.

Juliet Lygon was unmarried.

The funeral takes place at St Lawrence's Church, Hungerford, 29 August, 2018.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Caspar Alexander Vesey Whitaker (born 2018)

_. Dr Sophie Alexandra Mary Whitaker (born 1981, nee Crichton), scion of the Earls of Erne, and wife of Harry James Ingham Whitaker (b 16 March, 1984), gave birth to a son, Caspar Alexander Vesey, 30 July, 2018, a brother for Hera Elizabeth Ingham (who was b in 2015).

Harry Whitaker is the son and heir of Sir John James Ingham (Jack) Whitaker, 4th Baronet (cr 1936) (born 23 Oct, 1952), of Babworth Hall, Retford, Nottinghamshire, by his wife the former Elizabeth Jane Ravenscroft Starke.

Dr Sophie Whitaker is a daughter Adrian David Crichton (born 1952), by his wife the former Janet (Janey) C.E. Wauchope (b 1954).

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Willcocks/Beels marriage

_. The marriage took place 10 August, 2018, at Henley-on-Thames, between Lieutenant-General Sir Michael Willcocks, KCB (b 27 July, 1944), and Ms Penelope Jane Beels (née Aedy).

Sir Michael was Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Serjeant-at-Arms, House of Lords and Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain, 2001-2009.

It is Sir Michael's second marriage. In 1966 he wed Jean Paton Weir, by whom he has three children.

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Eloise Martha Cornwall-Legh (born 2018)

_.Alison Clare Cornwall-Legh (nee Tennant), wife of the Hon George Henry Cornwall-Legh (born 1982), scion of the Barons Grey of Codnor, gave birth to a daughter, Eloise Martha, 1 August, 2018, a sister for Isabella Penelope, who was born 17 March, 2016.

The Hon George Cornwall-Legh is the youngest son of the 6th Baron Grey of Codnor (born 1936), by his wife the former Joanna Storm Cayley (born 1947), scion of the Cayley baronets.

Alison Cornwall-Legh is a daughter of Rodney Tennant, of Middleham, North Yorkshire.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Blair/Shakeel engagement

_. The engagement was announced 14 August, 2018, between Charles Woodman Blair (born 1980), son of John Woodman Blair, of East Lothian, by his wife the former Claire Lucy Ford (b 1949), scion of the Ford baronets, & Fatima Shakeel, daughter of Mr & Mrs Shakeel Quraishi, of Islamabad, Pakistan.

Charlie Blair is a great-grandson of Sir Patrick Johnson Ford, 1st Baronet (1880-1945).

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Dallyn/Hanbury engagement

__. The engagement was announced in Aug, 2018, between Dr Ben P. Dallyn, son of Mr Stephen Dallyn, of Dorking, Surrey, by his wife Catherine, & Lucy E. Hanbury, scion of the Hanbury landed family formerly of Kingston Maurward, daughter of Rupert Peter Hanbury (born 9 July, 1958), of Cirencester, Gloucestershire, by his wife Rosemary.

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Compton/Challinor engagement

_. The engagement was announced 11 August, 2018, between Ludovic Hugh Compton (born 1989), scion of the Marquesses of Northampton, son of Richard Clephane Compton (born 1957), of Newby Hall, near Ripon, North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Lucinda Jane Austell Hohler (born 1960), scion of that landed family, and Frances Jennifer (Polly) Challinor (born 1989), daughter of (Basil) John Challinor (born 1943), of Hopton, Staffordshire, by former wife the former Barbara Madeleine Elizabeth Harris (now Mrs Michael Hurdle, of Drointon, Staffordshire).

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Sir Digby Mackworth, 10th Baronet 1945-2018

_. Sir Digby Mackworth, 10th Baronet, died 17 July, 2018. He was 72.

Digby John Mackworth was born 2 November, 1945, the only child of Sir David Mackworth, 9th Baronet (1912-98), by his wife the former Mary Alice Grylls (died 1993).

He was educated at Wellington, and served as a Lieutenant in the Australian Army Aviation Corps, helicopter pilot; Reconnaissance Flt, Australian Task Force, Vietnam; Pilot, Bristow Helicopters, Trinidad & Iran, 1972-77; British Airways Helicopters, Shetland, Aberdeen, China, India, 1977-89; British Airways Heathrow Airport, 1989-2000; later Pilot, EasyJet from 2000, &c.

He married in 1971, Antoinette Francesca McKenna, by whom he had one daughter, Octavia, and succeeded to the baronetcy, created in 1776, upon his father's demise, 1998.

The baronetcy now passes to his kinsman, Alan Keith Mackworth, born in 1945, resident in Canada.

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Thursday, August 09, 2018

Peter Ewald Scarisbrick (d 2018)

__. Peter Ewald Scarisbrick, who died 27 July, 2018, aged 95, was descended from the Bertie Earls of Abingdon. He was husband of Diana and father of Sophie.

He was a son of Charles Ewald Scarisbrick (1887-1962), by his wife the former Evelyn Dorothy Aird (d 1957).

His daughter Sophie married 1982, the Hon John Peter Robin Hood Hastings-Bass (born 5 June, 1954), younger brother of the 17th Earl of Huntingdon.

The funeral takes place at the Church of Our Lady of Hal, Camden Town, 16 August, 2018.

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Hulbert-Powell/Richardson engagement

_. The engagement was announced 9 August, 2018, between John Charles Lacy (Johnny) Hulbert-Powell (born 1984), scion of that landed gentry family, son of Charles Hulbert-Powell, of Mayfield, East Sussex, by his wife the former Sara Mary Philomena Bonn (born 1952), and Katie Richardson, daughter of Thomas and Diane Richardson, of St Brelade, Jersey.

Johnny Hulbert-Powell is a grandson paternally of Evelyn Charles Lacy Hulbert-Powell (1914-85), by his wife the former Hon Philippa Catherine St Aubyn (born 19 June, 1922), scion of the Barons St Levan, second daughter of the 3rd Baron St Levan, of St Michael's Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, by his wife the former Hon Clementina Gwendolen Catharine Nicolson, scion of the Barons Carnock.

Johnny's maternal grandfather was Michael Walter Bonn (1927-97), descended from the Earls of Albemarle, by his wife the former Elizabeth Mary Buxton (1926-2017), scion of the Buxton baronets.

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Goddard/Kendall engagement

_. The engagement was announced 9 August, 2018, between Samuel Goddard, son of Mr & Mrs Anthony Goddard, of West Witterington, West Sussex, & Josephine Louise Kendall (born 1988), daughter of Mr Philip Henry Kendall, of Pimlico, London, and Mrs Francesca Louise Kendall (born 1962, nee Conant), of Dunsmore, Buckinghamshire, scion of the Conant baronets, daughter of Charles Richard Conant (1929-2012), by his wife the former Katherine Anne Ross-Wilson.

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Faggionato/Gummer engagement

_. The engagement was announced 8 August, 2018, between Thomas Faggionato, son of Mrs Anne Faggionato, of Monaco, and the Hon Leonora Cicely Gummer (born 1982), elder daughter of the life peer Baron Deben (born 1939), of Winston, Suffolk, by his wife the former Penelope Jane Gardner (born 1943).

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