Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Margaret Litchfield (nee Portal)

Margaret 'Moggy' Litchfield (née Portal) - who died at her home, 9 May, 2006, aged 97, was a scion of the Portal Baronets and a kinswoman of Her Majesty the Queen (via their joint descent from Marquess Wellesley). She was a daughter of Brigadier-General Sir Bertram Percy Portal, KCB, DSO (1866-1949), by his wife the former Hon. Margaret Louisa Littleton, daughter of the 3rd Baron Hatherton. She was the widow of Captain John Litchfield RN MP, & the mother of Mark, Sophie (Irvin) deceased, and Virginia. Grandmother of Emilie, Luke and Amy (Irvin), and of Vasco and Larissa. The funeral Service is at Holy Cross Church, Bearsted, Kent, 25 May, 2006.

Source: Daily Telegraph 16 May 2006


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