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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Daphne Greenwood

Daphne Lyttelton Greenwood (nee de Havilland), who died 23 January, 2006, aged 94, was a scion of the BLG family of de Havilland, formerly of Havilland Hall, & was a cousin of the actresses Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine.
She was born 15 January, 1912, daughter of Thomas Lyttelton de Havilland (b. 10 May 1872; d. 6 Mar 1939), CMG (1919), DSO (1918); Lieutenant-Colonel, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry; Serjeant-at-Arms, Union House of Assembly, South Africa, by his wife Winifred Hilda, daughter of S.B. Levy, of Pretoria. She married 8 Dec, 1945, George Crossley Greenwood, elder son of John Greenwood, of Todmorden, Lancashire, by whom she had one daughter, Carolyn. The funeral takes place at Mortlake Crematorium, 7 February, 2006.

Source: Daily Telegraph 1 Feb 2006

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