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Friday, July 01, 2016

Lady Elizabeth Mary Lambton (1927-2016)

_. The Lady Elizabeth Lambton, who died 28 June, 2016, aged 89, was a scion of the Marquesses of Lansdowne.

She was born Lady Elizabeth Mary Petty-Fitzmaurice, 16 March, 1927, second daughter of the 6th Marquess of Lansdowne, DSO, MVO (1872-1936), by his wife the former Elizabeth Caroline Hope (who married 2ndly, 1940, Lord Colum Crichton-Stuart, scion of the Marquesses of Bute, and d 1964).

She was a sister of the 7th Marquess of Lansdowne (1917-44), & a cousin of the 8th Marquess (1912-99).

Lady Elizabeth married 27 June, 1950, Maj Charles William Lambton (1921-2005), scion of the Earls of Durham, & had issue.

Funeral at Christ Church, Derry Hill, London SN11, Monday 11 July, 2016.

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