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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Rosamund Baroness Newborough 1918-2015

_. Rosamund Baroness Newborough, who died 17 February, 2015, aged 97, was the first wife of the 7th Baron Newborough, DSC  (1919-98)(Peerage of Ire, cr 1776).

She was the former Rosamund Lavington Barbour, born 17 Jan, 1918, scion of the landed family, of Bolesworth Castle, second daughter of Maj Robert Barbour (1876-1928), of Bolesworth Castle, Tattenhall, Chester, by his wife the former Ida Lavington Payne.

She married 1945 (div 1971), Robert Charles Michael Vaughan Wynn, who, during the war, had been a prisoner in Colditz Castle and escaped, & who, in 1965, succeeded as 7th Baron Newborough, and who died 11 Oct, 1998.

She leaves issue, a son, Robert, the 8th Baron (b 1949), and two daughters, (Anne) Patricia, and Diana.

A Celebration and Thanksgivinf for her life will be held at Al;l Saint's, Baschurch, Tues 7 Apr, 2015.

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