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Friday, June 24, 2016

Hooper/Knatchbull marriage

The marriage takes place, 25 June, 2016, at Romsey Abbey, Hampshire, of Mr Thomas Hooper & the Hon Alexandra Knatchbull, daughter of the Baron Brabourne, of Broadlands, Hampshire, by his wife the former Penelope Meredith Eastwood, & granddaughter of the Countess Mountbatten of Burma.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Green/Stourton engagement

-.The engagement was announced 20 June, 2016, between Edward L. Green, elder son of Mr & Mrs Barry Green, of Bickmarsh, Warwickshire, & the Hon Camilla Charlotte Stourton (born 1987), scion of the Barons Mowbray, Segrave & Stourton, daughter of the (27th) Baron Mowbray, (28th) Baron Segrave, and (24th) Baron Stourton (b 1953), of Allerton Park, near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Penelope Lucy (Nell) Brunet (b 1953).

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Atticus Heathcoat Amory (b 2016)

_. Thierry Heathcoat Amory (nee Kelaart), wife of Patrick Thomas Heathcoat Amory (b 1979), scion of the Heathcoat Amory baronets, gave birth to a son, Atticus, 13 April, 2016.

Patrick is the third son of Sir Ian Heathcoat Amory, 6th Baronet (cr UK, 1874), of Tiverton, Devon, by his wife the former Frances Louise Pomeroy, scion of the Viscounts Harberton, & Thierry is the daughter of the late Paul Kelaart and Mrs Anne Kelaart, of Nettlebed, Oxon.

Thierry Heathcoat Amory is a childhood friend of HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, who attended the Heathcoat Amory marriage in 2012. Michael Middleton, father of the duchess, gave the bride away.


Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Strzebrakowski/St Aubyn marriage

_ The marriage took place, 28 May, 2016, between Benjamin Strzebrakowski, son of Martin & Corinne Strzebrakowski, & Alice Jane St Aubyn {b 1986} , scion of the Barons St Levan, daughter of Nicholas Francis St Aubyn (b 19 Nov, 1955), by his wife the former Jane Mary Brooks.


Rocky Charles Hanning Vaughan-Lee (b 2016)

__. Amanda Vaughan-Lee (nee Crossley), wife of Charlie Vaughan-Lee, scion of that landed family, gave birth to a son, Rocky Charles Hanning, 17 May, 2016, a brother for Olive.


Major-General Stephen Robert Anthony Stopford, CB, MBE 1934-2016

_. Major-General Stephen Robert Anthony Stopford, CB, MBE, who died 27 May, 2016, aged 82, was a scion of the Earls of Courtown. He was b 1 Apr, 1934, son of Commander Robert Maurice Stopford (1890-1978),by his wife the former Elsie Helen Lawson (d 1967); married 8 Feb, 1963, Vanessa Marianna Baron, dau of Theodore Baron.


Henrietta Frances Phipps 1931-2016

_. Henrietta Phipps, who died 27 May, 2016, aged 84, was a granddaughter maternally of the 5th Earl of Longford.  She was born Henrietta Frances Lamb, 9 Dec, 1931, a daughter of Henry Taylor Lamb by his wife the former Lady (Margaret) Pansy Felicia Pakenham (1904-99); married 23 Jun 1960, William Anthony Dominic Phipps (1936-2009), scion of the Marquesses of Normanby, son of the Rt Hon Sir Eric Phipps (1875-1945), by his 2nd wife the former Frances Ward (who d 1988). Mrs Phipps leaves issue, three sons, Frederick, Samuel & Lucian, and a daughter, Theresa. Funeral at St Mary of the Angels, Moorhouse Rd, Bayswater, Thursday 9 June, 2016.


Sunday, May 29, 2016

Santo Domingo/Wellesley marriage

_. The Duchess of Cornwall was present at the marriage which took place at the Church of the Incarnation, Illora, near Granada, Spain, 28 May, 2016, between Alejandro Santo Domingo, son of the late Julio Mario Santo Domingo & of Beatrice Santo Domingo, & the Lady Charlotte Wellesley (born 8 Oct, 1990), youngest daughter of Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington (b 19 Aug 1945), of Stratfield Saye, Berkshire, and Apsley House, London, by his wife the former Princess Antonia Brigid Elizabeth Louise von Preussen (born 28 Apr, 1955), descended from the Royal House of Prussia, & ____.


Friday, May 27, 2016

Dunglass (Douglas-Home)/Underhill engagement

_. The engagement was announced 27 May, 2016, between Michael David Alexander Douglas-Home (b 1987), styled Lord Dunglass, son and heir of the 15th Earl of Home, KT, CVO, CBE (b 1943),of the Hirsel, Coldstream,  by his wife the former Jane Margaret Williams-Wynne (b 1949), scion of the baronets of that name, & Sally Antoinette Underhill (b 1989), daughter of Group Capt Gregory B.P. Underhill, of Churchdown, Gloucestershire, by his wife the former Olivia R. Canning.

Lord Dunglass is a grandson of the 14th Earl of Home, KT, who disclaimed his peerages for life in 1963, and was Prime Minister, 1963-64, later Foreign Secretary as Sir Alec Douglas-Home, and a life peer as Lord Home of the Hirsel, &c.


Saturday, May 21, 2016

Lady Bolton (c 1951-2016)

_. The Baroness Bolton, who died at her home in North Yorkshire, 16 May, 2016, aged 64, was the wife of the 8th Baron Bolton (b 1954), of Wensley Hall, Leyburn, North Yorkshire.

She was the former Philippa Anne Tapply, born in circa 1951, a daughter of Major Peter Landsell Tapply (1926-2011), of Malvern, Worcestershire, by his wife the former Sarah Audrey Barlow (1925-2005), and married the then Hon Harry Orde-Powlett, in 1977. Her husband succeeded as 8th Baron on his father's demise, 29 Jul, 2001.

Lady Bolton is survived by her husband and by three sons.


Chewton/Sheppard engagement

_. The engagement was announced 21 May 2016 between Edward Robert Waldegrave, styled Viscount Chewton (born 1986), elder son and heir of the 13th Earl Waldegrave (b 1940), of Chewton Mendip, Somerset, by his former wife, the former Mary Alison Anthea Furness, & Amanda Louise Sheppard, only daughter of Mr & Mrs Michael Sheppard, of Bottesford, Nottinghamshire.