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Thursday, June 06, 2013

The Lady Cardross 1962-2013

__.The Lady Cardross, who died 1 June, 2013, at the age of 51, was the wife of Henry Thomas Alexander Erskine, styled Lord Cardross (b 31 May 1960), son and heir of the 17th Earl of Buchan (Peerage of Scotland, cr 1489). She was the former Charlotte Catherine Lucinda Beaumont, b 29 May, 1962, a scion of the Viscounts Allendale (Visc cr UK, 1911), daughter of the Hon Matthew Henry Beaumont (b 1933), by his 1st wife, the former Anne Christine Margaret Hamilton, and was a granddaughter of the 2nd Viscount Allendale, KG, CB, CBE, MC. She married 1987, Lord Cardross, eld son of the 17th Earl of Buchan ( b 4 Jul 1930), by his wife the former Hilary Diana Cecil Power, scion of the Power Baronets, by whom she had issue, 2 sons, the Hon Alexander Erskine, Master of Cardross (b 1990) and the Hon Frederick Erskine (b 1992). The funeral takes place at the Little Oratory, 13 June. -=-

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