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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Lady Jane Bethell (1923-2006)

The Lady Jane Bethell (nee Pleydell-Bouverie) who died 21 July, 2006, aged 82, was the widow of (Richard) Anthony Bethell (d. July 1996), sometime High Sheriff and Lord Lieutenant of Humberside, scion of that BLG family, of Rise, Hull. She was b. 1923, as Lady Jane Pleydell-Bouverie, daughter of the 7th Earl of Radnor, KG, KCVO (1895-1968), sometime Keeper of the Privy Seal to the Prince of Wales and Lord Warden of the Stannaries, by his 1st wife, the former Helen Olivia Adeane (d. 1985); she married Tony Bethell in 1945, and was mother of 2 sons, Hugh (who married a St Aubyn of the Barons St Levan) and William, and 2 daughters, Camilla (who married a scion of the Viscounts Hood), and Sarah (who married a Ratcliffe-Brotherton). A Service of Thanksgiving takes place at All Saints' Rise Hull, 31 July 2006.

Sources: Yorkshire Post 26 July 2006/Daily Telegraph: 27 July 2006

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