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Friday, June 13, 2014

Daphne Marion Stewart 1924-2014

. Daphne Marion Stewart, who died 9 June, 2014, was a scion of the Bonsor baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1925). She was born in 1924, the only daughter of Sir Reginald Bonsor, 2nd Baronet (1879-1959), by  his wife the former Nancy Frances Walrond (d 8 Jun, 1965); married 1stly, 25 May, 1944 (died on active service, Sept 1944)  Flying Officer Clyde Euan Miles Graham, RAF, son of Maj~Gen Sir Miles William Arthur Peel Graham, KBE, CB, MC, descended from the Earls Peel; married 2ndly, 1 June, 1948, Alexander David Stewart, MBE, TD (b 26 Dec, 1914, d 1985), scion of the Earls of Galloway (Earl Scotland, cr 1623), by whom she had issue, 2 sons, Andrew (b 1949) and David (b 1960), and a daughter (Rosemary) Zara (b 1952). Her elder son is the heir presumptive to the earldom of Galloway.

Thanksgiving Service at St Peter's Church, Kelsale, 19 August, 2014.

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