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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Beatrix Molesworth 1917-2014

_. Miss Beatrix Molesworth, who died 27 March, 2014, aged 96, was a scion of the Viscounts Molesworth (Visc, Peerage of Ireland, cr 1716), and a kinswoman of HRH The Countess of Wessex.

Miss Molesworth, of Galphay, Ripon, North Yorkshire, was a lecturer at Ripon, later Ripon and York St John, and advised on the conservation of Fountains Abbey, and Studley.

She was born in 1917, daughter of Colonel Francis Crofton Molesworth (1880-1955), of the Royal Engineers, by his wife the former Eileen Denny (d 1951), scion of the Denny Baronets.

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