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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Lady Brassey

Lady Brassey, who died 10 January, 2006, aged 88, was the widow of Colonel Sir Hugh Trefusis Brassey, OBE, DL, JP, sometime High Sheriff and Lord Lieutenant for Wiltshire.
She was the former Joyce Patricia Kingscote, born 17 March, 1917, daughter of Capt. Maurice John Kingscote (b. 30 July, 1887; d. as the result of a motor accident, 5 June, 1959), of Kingscote, Gloucester; late the Berkshire Yeomanry, scion of that BLG family, by his 1st wife Violet Owen Lord, daughter of Herbert Owen Lord, of Lilley Brook, Charlton Kings, Gloucesteshire.
(Her father's successive 2 wives were the Hon Kathleen Vestey, elder dau of the 2nd Baron Vestey, and June Darby Philips, scion of that BLG family.
She married Col. Brassey, 18 July, 1939. a son of Lt-Col. Edgar Brassey, MVO, of Dauntsey Park, Chippenham (a younger brother of the 1st Baron Brassey of Apethorpe), by his wife Margaret (herself daughter of Colonel the Hon Walter Trefusis, CB, who was in turn 3rd son of the 19th Baron Clinton; the Colonel's wife was Lady Mary Montagu Douglas Scott, yst dau of the 5th Duke of Buccleuch).
Lady Brassey leaves issue, 2 sons and 2 daughters (and 1 daughter deceased).
A Thanksgiving Service is to be held at Great Somerford, Friday10 February, 2006.

Source: Daily Telegraph 13 January, 2006

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