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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Lady Gabriella Windsor marries Thomas Kingston

_. The Queen was present at the marriage which took place on Saturday 18 May, 2019, at St George's Chapel, Windsor, of Thomas Henry Robin Kingston [born 1978], son of Mr [William] Martin Kingston, QC [born 1949] by his wife the former Jill Mary Bache [born 1950], & the Lady Gabriella Marina Alexandra Ophelia [Ella] Windsor [born 23 April, 1981], only daughter of HRH Prince Michael of Kent [b 4 July, 1942], by his wife the former Baroness Marie-Christine Agnes Hedwig Ida von Reibnitz [b 1945].

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Leo James Glenn Coupland [born 2019]

_. Harriet Lucy Howard Coupland [nee Vernon, born 1985], wife of Matthew Peter Coupland [born 1984], gave birth to a son, Leo James Glenn, 13 April, 2019.

Matthew Coupland is a son of Mr Glenn A.G. Coupland [born 1952], of Tunbridge Wells, by his late wife Katherine.

Harriet Coupland is a daughter of Sir James Vernon, 5th Baronet [born 1949], of Holywell, Flintshire, by his wife the former Davinia Elizabeth Howard [born 1953], descended from the Viscounts Portman.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Alexander Paul Voelcker [born 2019]

_. Sophie Eila Voelcker [nee Brandram, born 23 January, 1981], wife of Humphrey Walter Voelcker (b 1980), gave birth to a son, Alexander Paul, 13 May, 2019, a brother for Maximillian Walter, who was born 4 Feb, 2018.

Humphrey Voelcker is a son of Mr Peter P. Voelcker, of Fowey, Cornwall, by his wife the former Alison Van D. Edwards.

Sophie Voelcker is a scion of the Brandram landed family, & descended from the Royal House of Greece & Denmark, elder daughter of (Richard) Paul George Andrew Brandram (b 1 Apr 1948), of London, by his former 1st wife the former Jennifer Diane Steele (b 1951, now Mrs Robert Enslow, also of London).

Sophie Brandram's paternal grandmother was HRH Princess Katherine of Greece & Denmark (1913-2007), who married Richard Campbell Brandram (1911-94) and became (by courtesy of King George VI)  'Lady Katherine Brandram'. 

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Henry Colum Crichton-Stuart 1938-2019

_. Henry Colum Crichton-Stuart, who died 10 May, 2019, aged 81, was a scion of the Marquesses of Bute; born 1 April, 1938, son of Lord Robert Crichton-Stuart [1909-76] by his wife the former Lady Janet Egida Montgomerie [1911-99] scion of the Earls of Eglinton & Montgomerie; married, 20 July, 1963 [div 1985] Patricia Margaret Norman [born 1940] [later wife of the 3rd Baron Kindersley 1929-2013], daughter of Brigadier Hugh Ronald Norman, DSO [1905-79], by whom he had a son and three daughters.

He was a grandson of the 4th Marquess of Bute [1881-1947].

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Elsie Violet Baring [nee Redding] 1923-2019

_. Elsie Violet Baring, who died 10 May, 2019, her 96th birthday, was the widow of Francis William Baring [1920-2008], a member of the eponymous banking dynasty, scion of the Baring baronets.

She served in World War II as an officer in the WRNS.

She was born 10 May, 1923, as Elsie Violet Redding, daughter of William Charles Redding, and married Francis 'Fro' Baring, 19 May, 1967.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Iona Clare Beatrice Stourton [born 2019]

_. Natasha Claudia Stourton [born 1982] wife of Ivo James Benedict Stourton [born 1982] scion of the Barons Mowbray, Segrave & Stourton, gave birth to a daughter Iona Clare Beatrice, 9 May, 2019, a sister for Freya.

Ivo Stourton is a son of the broadcaster Edward Stourton [born 1957] by his first wife the former Margaret McEwen [born 1959] scion of the McEwen baronets.

Natasha Stourton is a daughter of Edward Channing Owen [born 1950] by his wife the former Alexandra A. Bazany.

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Thursday, May 09, 2019

Phillips/Pelly engagement

_. The engagement was announced 9 May, 2019, between Andrew J Phillips, son of Mrs Rowland Clegg and step son of Mr Rowland Clegg, of Gloucester, and Serena Rose Pelly [born 17 Oct, 1989], scion of the Pelly baronets, daughter of [John] Henry Patrick Fuller Pelly [born 27 Sept, 1953] of Fordcombe, Kent, by his wife the former Susan Elizabeth Briggs.

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Charles Louis Howell Shakerley [born 2019]

_. Valerie Shakerley [nee Genix], wife of Alistair Justin Charles Shakerley [born 2 April, 1972], scion of the Shakerley baronets, gave birth to a son, Charles Louis Howell Shakerley, 8 May, 2019.

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Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Lady Jane Howard 1934-2019

_. The Lady Jane Mary Howard, who died 6 May, 2019, aged 85, was a scion of the Earls Waldegrave, and descended from the Stuart kings and from the Earls Spencer.

Lady Jane was born 25 January, 1934, second daughter of the 12th Earl Waldegrave [1905-95] by his wife the former Mary Hermione Grenfell [1909-95], and was a sister of Lady Susan Hussey, long serving Lady in Waiting to the Queen.

 She m 1stly 20 Feb 1954 (div 1977) as his 1st wife the 4th Baron Strathcona & Mount Royal (1923-2018), by whom she had two sons and four daughters; married secondly, 22 Sept, 1977 [div 1979] Duncan McIntosh, OBE, AFC. Following her second divorce she reverted to using her first husband's surname.

Lady Jane's elder son is the 5th Baron Strathcona & Mount Royal.

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Byron/Gómez Martínez engagement

__, The engagement was announced 7 May, 2019 between the Hon Charles Richard Gordon Byron [born 28 July, 1990], son and heir of the 13th Baron Byron [born 5 April, 1950], of Bartley, Hampshire, by his wife the former Robyn Margaret McLean, and Senora Maria del Mar Gómez Martínez, youngest daughter of Señor Adolfo Luis Gómez and Señora Carmen Ana Martínez, of Puerto Rico.

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