The engagement was announced 23 September, 2006, between Daniel George Lawson Johnston (b. 1978) scion of the Barons Luke (cr. 1929), son of the late Hon. (George) Andrew Lawson Johnston, by his wife the former Sylvia Hayes (descended from the Shelley Baronets, cr. 1611), of Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, & Georgina I. Engelen, daughter of Mr & Mrs Paul Engelen, of Surrey.