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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Philippa Margery Warde-Norbury 1938-2015

_. Philippa Margery Warde-Norbury, who died 10 January, 2015, aged 76, was a scion of the Cooke baronets {Bt, E, 1661, of Wheatley Hall, Yorks}, and was widow of Tony Warde-Norbury, of that landed family, of Hooton Pagnell Hall, &c.

She was born in 1938, dau of Col Philip Ralph Davies-Cooke, of Owston Hall, Yorks, by his wife {and kinswoman} the former Kathleen Mabel Davies-Cooke, OBE (who d 1994), and married 15 April, 1961, Capt. (William George) Antony (Tony) Warde-Norbury (1936-2014), late Coldstream Guards, a scion of the Warde-Aldam landed family of Hooton Pagnell, Healey & Frickley.

Her husband, who died 1 January, 2014, aged 77, was born 13 March, 1936, son of Maj Harold George Norbury, later Warde-Norbury (1899-1974), of  Hooton Pagnell Hall, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, by his wife the former Mary Betty Warde-Aldam (b 27 Mar, 1909 -  d 1978). Mary Betty Norbury received the Hooton Pagnell estate as a gift from her father, Col William St Andrew Warde-Aldam, in 1952, and she and her husband assumed the surname of Warde-Norbury by Royal Licence in 1958.

She leaves issue ~ William Mark Antony, born 29 Jul, 1962, (who succeeded to the Hooton Pagnell estate some years ago) and Alistair George, b 1966.

Funeral at All Saints' Church, Hooton Pagnell, South Yorkshire, Tues 27 Jan, 2015.

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