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Monday, March 30, 2020

Nola Mary Fane Redmayne [born 2020]

_. Helena Evelyn Cecily [Nell] Redmayne [nee Fane, born 4 Dec, 1988], wife of Thomas Leo Redmayne [born 1987], gave birth to a daughter, Nola Mary Fane, 11 March, 2020.

Tom Redmayne is a son of Richard Charles Tunstall Redmayne [born 1938], by his wife the former Patricia A. Burke, and is a younger brother of the actor Eddie Redmayne [born 1982].

Helena Redmayne is a scion of the Earls of Westmorland, daughter of Edward Hugh Reynardson Fane [born 11 June, 1957], by his wife the former Susan Serena [Suki] Mitchell [born 1958].


Friday, March 27, 2020

Anthony Benedict Xavier Fenwick 1934-2020

_. Anthony Bedenict Xavier Fenwick, who died 26 March, 2020, aged 85, was a scion of that landed gentry family; born 3 August, 1934, son of David Fenwick [1910-1982], by his wife the former Gwladys Maita Joan Powys; married 28 Nov, 1958, Susan Deirdre Heber-Percy [born 10 June, 1938], scion of the Dukes of Northumberland, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Heber-Percy [1908-97], by his wife the former Josephine Sylvia Crofton-Atkins [1907-90], scion of that landed family, by whom he had issue, a son, Alexius [born 1959], who married Lady Sophis Crichton-Stuart [born 27 Feb, 1956], a daughter of the 6th Marquess of Bute [1933-93], and a daughter, Celestria [born1963].


Roxburgh/Fraser engagement

_. The engagement was announced 27 March, 2020, between Alan John Norton Roxburgh [born 1967], barrister, son of Dr Ian Archibald Roxburgh [1917-2001], by his wife the former Gillian Frances Norton [1926-2005], & the Hon Violet Fraser [born 25 Oct, 1972], scion of the Lords Lovat, daughter of the late Hon Simon Augustine Fraser, Master of Lovat [1939-1994], by his wife the former Virginia M. Grose [now Mrs Frank Johnson].

Violet Fraser is a younger sister of the 16th Lord Lovat [born 13 February, 1977], and a granddaughter of the 15th Lord Lovat [1911-95].


Maj. Arthur David George Llewellyn, MC [died 2020]

_. Major Arthur David George Llewellyn, MC, late the Scots Guards, sometime of Churston Court, Brixham, co Devon, died 26 March, 2020. He was 97.

He was a son of Brigadier Henry Evan Llewellyn, DSO [1871-1948], of Nethway House, Devon, byb his wife the former Clara Maude Ross, MBE [1891-1967].

Career:  Major, Scots Guards; awarded the MC.

Llewellyn married 29 Aug 1950, Loveday Roselle Clementine Bolitho [1923-2007], scion of that landed family, daughter of Richard John Bruce Bolitho, of Rosel Manor, Jersey, Channel Islands, by his wife the former Roselle Lempriere, by whom he had issue, a son, Henry Bolitho Llewellyn, and 3 daughters, Roselle, Garlinda, and Zelle.

Arthur Llewellyn's granddaughter, Alice Rose Llewellyn [born 1980], is Viscountess Windsor, wife of the heir to the 4th Earl of Plymouth.


Thursday, March 26, 2020

Mulvaney/Whitworth engagement

 _. The engagement was announced 26 March, 2020, between the Rev Jamie E.J. Mulvaney, youngest son of Mr & Mrs Bruce Mulvaney, of Canterbury, Australia, and Louisa Judith Whitworth [born 1984], daughter of the Prebendary Patrick John Whitworth, descended from the Marquesses of Bristol, by his wife the former Olivia Helen Judith Colman [born 7 Aug 1956], scion of the Colman baronets.

Louisa is a granddaughter maternally of Sir Michael Jeremiah Colman, 3rd Baronet [b 7 July, 1928].

Louisa Whitworth's great-grandfather, Aymer William Whitworth, married Alice Ruth Patience Hervey, scion of the Marquesses of Bristol.


Simon Knyvett Haviland 1935-2020

_. Simon Knyvett Haviland, publisher, died 25 March, 2020. He was 84.

He was born 29 March, 1935, son of Maj Leonard Proby Haviland [1884-1971], of Halkerston, Inveresk, Midlothian, by his wife the former Helen Dorothea Fergusson [1902-72], scion of the Fergusson of Kilkerran baronets; married at Ancram, New York, United States, 27 January, 1973, Jenny Sommerhoff, daughter Mr & Mrs Kurt Sommerhoff, of Ancramdale, New York.

Simon Haviland was a great-grandson of the 7th Earl of Glasgow [1833-1915].


Norah Emily Messenger [nee Strutt] 1918-2020

_. Norah Emily Messenger [nee Strutt], who died 25 March, 2020, aged 102, was a kinswoman of the Barons Belper [descended from an uncle of the 1st Baon Belper]; born in 1918, daughter of George Ashton Strutt [1878-1935], by his wife the Hon Winifred Cavendish [1880-1971], scion of the Barons Waterpark, daughter of the 4th Baron Waterpark [1839-1912].


Wigoder/Swerner engagement

_. The engagement was announced 26 March, 2020, between [Casey] Benjamin Swerner [born 1992], son of Gary Swerner, of London, by his wife the former Deborah A. Newgas, & Clarissa Emma Wigoder [born 1995], daughter of the Hon Charles Francis Wigoder [born 1960], by his wife the former Elizabeth Sophia Duke-Cohan [born 1964], daughter of Elmar Duke-Cohan.

The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of the life baron, Lord Wigoder, QC [1921-2004].


Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The Baron Garel-Jones, PC 1941-2020

_. Lord Garel-Jones, PC, life baron, former Conservative MP and British government minister, died 24 March, 2020, aged 79.

[William Armand Thomas] Tristan Garel-Jones was born 28 February, 1941, son of Bernard Garel-Jones and his wife Meriel.

He was elected Conservative MP for Watford at the General Election, May, 1979. In the Whips office during the Thatcher administration he was Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, 1986-88, Comptroller of the Household, 1988-89, and Treasurer of the Household, 1989-90, and in John Major's administration he was Minister for Europe, 1990-93.

On leaving the House of Commons in 1997 he was created a life peer taking the title Baron Garel-Jones, of Watford in the County of Hertfordshire.

Lord Garel-Jones married in 1966, Catalina Garrigues, daughter of Mariano Garrigues, by whom he had four sons and a daughter.

Lady Garel-Jones's sister, Pilar Garrigues y Carcer, married in 1977, Lochain Alexander Spearman, scion of the Spearman baronets, and their son [Alexander] James Spearman [b 1984], married 16 Aug, 2014, Princess Amelia of Orleans-Braganza [b 1984].


Capt Peter Edward Findlay Heneage 1923-2020

_. Capt Peter Edward Findlay Heneage, late the Royal Artillery, scion of the Heneage landed gentry family, died 24 March, 2020, aged 97.

Peter Heneage served as a deputy lieutenant for the county of Lincolnshire.

He was born 5 February, 1923, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Arthur Pelham Heneage, DSO [1881-1971], MP for Louth, Lincolnshire 1924-45, a descendant of the Barons Petre, by his wife the former Anne Findlay.

He married 5 March, 1949, Jean Georgiana Ethel Douglas [b 5 July, 1922], a granddaughter paternally of the 19th Earl of Morton [1844-1935], and a granddaughter maternally of the 3rd Baron Raglan [1857-1921], by whom he had three sons, Thomas, Charles and Robert, and a daughter, Julia.


Prudence Caroline, Lady Morrison-Bell [died 2020]

_. Prudence Caroline [Pru] Lady Morrison-Bell, died 20 March, 2020. She was 84.

She was born Prudence Caroline Davies, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Wyndham Dayrell Davies, and married 18 June, 1955, Sir Charles Reginald Francis Morrison-Bell, 3rd Baronet [1915-1967], son of Sir Claude Morrison-Bell, 2nd Baronet [1867-1943], by his wife the former Frances Isabel Logan [died 1966].

She was widowed, 22 Dec, 1967, and married secondly, 10 Sept, 1969 [div 1979], Peter Gillbanks.
After her divorce she reverted to her old style as a baronet's widow.

Lady Morrison-Bell leaves two sons, Sir William Morrison-Bell, 4th Baronet [born 21 June, 1956], and Julian Morrison-Bell [born 14 Feb, 1959].


Bellville/Wilson engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 March, 2020, between Archie Seymour Bellville [born 1988], youngest son of Patrick Anthony Ewen Bellville, of Bembridge, Isle of Wight, by his former wife Lady Lucinda Ruth Wallop [born 9 February, 1956], scion of the Earls of Portsmouth, of Castle Cary, Somerset, and Camilla Anne Ursula Wilson [born 1990], only daughter of David Allen Wilson [born 1957], of Hartley Wespall, Hampshire, by his wife the former Miranda Rose Stanier [born 1961].

Archie Bellville is descended paternally from the Chester Master and Kidston landed families, and is a grandson maternally of  Oliver Kintzing Wallop, styled Viscount Lymington [1923- d 5 June, 1984], by his wife the former Ruth Violet Sladen [died 1978], descended from the Orr Ewing baronets.

Archie's mother was raised to the rank and precedence of an earl's daughter following her brother's succession as 10th Earl of Portsmouth, in September, 1984.

Camilla Wilson is a granddaughter maternally of Field Marshal Sir John Stanier, GCB, MBE [1925-2007].


Richard Quintin Hoare, OBE, DL [1943-2020]

_. Richard Quintin Hoare, OBE, DL, who died 24 March, 2020, was a scion of the landed gentry family of that name, founders, in 1672, of the eponymous private bank. He was 77.

Richard Hoare was a member of the board of C. Hoare & Co, the UK's oldest bank, standing down in 2017.

In 1983 he founded the Bulldog Trust to provide support and advice for charities facing immediate financial difficulties, and was awarded the OBE in 2006.

Richard Hoare [always known as Tigger], was born 30 January, 1943, a son of Lieutenant-Col Quintin Vincent Hoare, OBE, of Tangier House, Wootton St Lawrence, Hampshire, by his first wife the former Lucy Florence Selwyn.

He married 19 Oct, 1970, his second cousin, the Hon Frances Evelyn Hogg, JP, High Sheriff of Hampshire 2003-4 [born 11 Nov, 1949], second daughter of the 2nd Viscount Hailsham [disclaimed], later the Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, KG, CH, PC, QC [1907-2001], sometime Lord High Chancellor of Gt Britain, by whom he had issue, 2 sons, Alexander and Charles, and a daughter, Elizabeth.


Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Julian Dana Nimmo Hartland-Swann, CMG 1936-2020

 _. Julian Dana Nimmo Hartland-Swann, CMG [1992], who died in Brussels, 23 March, 2020, aged 84, was a former British Ambassador to Rangoon.

He was born 18 Feb, 1936, son of Prof Joseph John Hartland-Swann [d 29 Oct, 1961], by his wife the former Mary Beatrix Kenlis Taylour [1906-1957], descended from the Earls of Bective [later Marquesses of Headfort]; married firstly, 1960, Ann Deirdre Green [died 2000], daughter of Lieutenant-Commander J.R. Green, RN; married secondly, 2004, Julie Katherine Ryan.

He is survived by a son, Piers, from his first marriage. He was predeceased by a daughter from the first marriage.


Peter John Laidlaw Jenkins 1936-2020

 _. Peter John Laidlaw Jenkins, died at Malaysian Federal Datuk, 23 March, 2020, aged 83. He married 29 May, 1962, [Carola] Waveney Devitt [born 25 November, 1942], scion of the Devitt baronets, daughter of Howson Charles Devitt [1906-96], by his wife the former Elisabeth Carola Fairholme [1910-2000], scion of that landed family, by whom he had a son, Mark, and two daughters, Carola and Tamsin.


Monday, March 23, 2020

Timothy Robert Malden Ashfield [died 2020]

_. Timothy Robert Malden Ashfield died 22 March, 2020. Born cira 1940, son of Claude Robert Wodley Ashfield [1903-64], by his wife the former Agnes Eve Malden [1903-66], daughter of the cricketer Eustace Malden [1863-1947]; married 1961, Susan Ferelith Molteno [born 1941], daughter of Maj. Donald Ian Molteno [1918-45], by his wife Margot Pigot [1914-2017], daughter of Brigadier-General Sir Robert Pigot, 6th Baronet [1882-1977].


Butler/Sketchley engagement

_. The engagement was announced 23 March, 2020, between Bertie James Andrew Butler [born 1991], son of Humphrey Martin Butler [born 1957], of Ludlow, Shropshire, by his wife the former Davina Lucy Montgomery [born 1961], scion of the Montgomery baronets, and Eliza J Sketchley, daughter of the late Mark William B. Sketchley [1953-1995], by his wife the former Katharine Victoria Girardet [born 1958].

Bertie Butler is a grandson maternally of Sir [Basil Henry] David Montgomery, 9th Baronet, CVO [born 1931], by his wife the former Delia Reid [1935-2019], scion of the Reid baronets.

Eliza Sketchley is a granddaughter of [William John Breary] Jack Girardet [1913-90], by his wife, the former Victoria Mildred Montgomerie-Charrington [1919-2009], scion of that landed gentry family.


Sunday, March 22, 2020

The Baron Graham of Edmonton, PC 1925-2020

_. The Lord Graham of Edmonton, PC, life baron, died 21 March, 2020. He was 94.

Thomas Edward Graham was born 26 March, 1925. He was the Labour MP for Edmonton, Feb 1974-83, was PPS at the Department of Prices and Consumer Protection 1974-76; then a Government Whip, 1976-79 [Lord Commissioner of the Treasury]; Opposition Spokesman on the Environment, 1980-83. He lost his seat in the Commons in 1983, and that year was ennobled as Baron Graham of Edmonton, of Edmonton in Greater London. He was Labour Chief Whip in the House of Lords, 1990-97, and was sworn of the Privy Council, 1998.