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Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Dowager Viscountess Esher

Christian, Viscountess Esher, widow of the 4th Viscount, died at her home, 9 March 2006.

She was the former [Helena] Christian Olive Pike, elder daughter of Colonel Ebenezer Leckie Pike, CBE, MC, of Dale Park, Arundel, Sussex, by his wife, the artist Olive Snell. [Her sister, Penelope Pike, married the 3rd Marquess of Zetland]; married Oct 1935, the 4th Viscount Esher, CBE (1913-2004);he was an architect and town planner, sometime Rector & Vice Provost of the Royal College of Art; five sons, Christopher (the 5th Viscount), Michael, Guy, Sebastian and Stephen, and one daughter, Olivia.

The funeral is at St Botolph's, Swyncombe, near Henley-on-Thames, 17 March, 2006

Source: Daily Telegraph 11 Mar 2006

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