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Friday, October 31, 2014

The Duchess of Montrose, wife of the 8th Duke

_. Her Grace the Duchess of Montrose, wife of the 8th Duke of Montrose, died 29 October, 2014.

She was the former Catherine Elizabeth MacDonnel Young, daughter of Capt Norman Andrew Thompson Young, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, of Ottawa, and married the then James Graham, Marquess of Montrose, in 1970.

Her husband succeeded his father as 8th Duke in 1992. The Dukedom in the Peerage of Scotland was created in 1707.

The Duchess is survived by her husband and by her sons, the Marquess of Montrose, and Lord Ronald Graham, and a daughter, Lady Hermione.

Funeral to be at Dryman Church on Wednesday 5 November, 2014, followed by family burial at Buchanan Chuchyard.

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