Valerie Wellesley, who died 7 Aug 2009, was the fourth wife of the Hon. Henry Gerald
Valerian Francis Wellesley (1907-1981), son of the 3rd Earl Cowley and his third wife the Hon. Millicent Florence Eleanor Wilson, herself daughter of Charles Henry Wilson, 1st Baron Nunburnholme and Florence Jane Helen Wellesley. (Florence was the daughter of Colonel William Wellesley, son of the Hon. Rev. Gerald Valerian Wellesley, son of Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington, who was the father of the 1st Duke of Wellington and of Henry Wellesley, 1st Baron Cowley).