Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Lord Culloden

Claire Alexandra Windsor, styled Countess of Ulster (b Sheffield, S Yorks, 29 Dec, 1977), wife since 2002, of Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard Windsor, styled Earl of Ulster (b London 24 Oct 1974), son and heir of HRH The 2nd Duke of Gloucester (b 1944), by his wife the former Birgitte Eva van Deurs, gave birth to a first son, Xan Richard Anders Windsor, styled Baron Culloden, 12 March, 2007.

Clements/Parsons engagement

The engagement was announced 24 February, 2007, between Nathaniel Clements, second son of Marcus Clements, of Fernshaw Road, London, and Joanne Clements, of Strokestown, Co Roscommon, and the Lady Alicia Siobhan Margaret Nasreen Parsons (b. 1971), only daughter of the 7th Earl of Rosse (b. 21 Oct 1936), of Birr Castle, Ireland, by his wife the former Alison Margaret Cooke-Hurle. The 7th Earl of Rosse is a yr half-brother of the 1st Earl of Snowdon, GCVO (b. 7 Mar 1930).

Godsal/Gilbart-Denham engagement

The engagement was announced 26 February, 2007, between Tom H. Godsal, eldest son of Philip Caulfeild Godsal (b. 10 Oct, 1945), of the LG family of Iscoyd Park, Whitchurch, Shropshire, and his former wife Lucinda Mary (now Mrs John Jones, nee Dancy, of Eccleshall, Staffordshire), and Georgie D. Gilbart-Denham, younger daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Sir Seymour Vivian Gilbart-Denham (b. 10 Oct 1939), of Bungay, Suffolk, sometime Crown Equerry, by his wife the former Patricia Caroline Brooking. Georgie's paternal grandfather was Maj. Vivian Vandeleur (d. 1940), of Norway, who married Diana Mary Beaumont (d. 1983, later Mrs Gilbart-Denham)......

Trefgarne/D'Arcy-Irvine engagement

The engagement was announced 28 Feb 2007, between the Hon George Garro Trefgarne (b. 4 Jan 1970) , elder son of the 2nd Baron Trefgarne, PC, and Baroness Trefgarne, of Woking, Surrey, and Camilla M. D'Arcy- Irvine, daughter of Major and Mrs Anthony D'Arcy-Irvine, of Enford, Wiltshire.

Flora Cecilia Charlotte Goodlad

Victoria Goodlad (nee Manisty), wife of Magnus James Goodlad (b. 1972), gave birth to a daughter, Mary Isobel Rose, 18 February, 2007, a sister for Flora Cecilia Charlotte, who was b. 6 August, 2004.
Magnus is a son of Lord Goodlad, KCMG (b. 1943), life peer, sometime High Commissioner to Australia, Lady Goodlad (nee Hurst, a granddaguhter maternally of the 27th Earl of Crawford & Balcarres.
Victoria is the elder daughter of Mr & Mrs Michael Manisty, of Devon.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Hon Norah Brabazon

Fionnuala M. Brabazon, styled Lady Ardee (nee Aston), wife of Anthony Jacques Brabazon, styled Lord Ardee (b. 30 January, 1977), gave birth to a daughter, the Hon. Norah Elizabeth Brabazon, 16 February, 2007, at Dublin.
Lord Ardee is the only son of the 15th Earl of Meath and the Countess of Meath, of County Wicklow, and Fionnuala is the third daughter of Mr & Mrs Joseph Aston, of County Clare.

Harry Beresford-Peirse

Joanna M. Beresford-Peirse (nee Tamlyn), wife of Henry Njers De la Poer Beresford-Peirse, (b. 25 Mar 1969), scion of the Beresford-Peirse Baronets, gave birth to a son, Harry, 23 February, 2007. Henry is the son and heir of Sir Henry Grant De La Poer Beresford-Peirse, 6th Baonet (b. 1933), and Lady Beresford-Peirse, of Bedale and London, & Joanna is the youngest daughter of Mr Johnson Tamlyn, of Suffolk, and Mrs Susannah Graham-Campbell, of London.

Isla Gillian Josephine Gladstone

Charlotte M.S. Gladstone (nee Greggains) wife of Elwyn Andrew Gladstone [b. 1974], scion of the Gladstone Baronets, gave birth to a daughter, Isla Gillian Josephine, at New York, 17 February, 2007.
Elwyn is the son of Mr [James] Francis Gladstone, of Hawarden, of the Gladstone Baronets, by his wife, the former Hon. Josephine Jones, daughter of the Baron Elwyn-Jones, former Lord Chancellor, & Charlotte is the daughter of Mr & Mrs Peter Greggains, of Maryport, Cumbria.

2nd Earl Jellicoe, KBE

The 2nd Earl Jellicoe, KBE, who died 22 February, 2007, at the age of 88, was Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords, 1970-73, when his political career was brought to an untimely end by the revelation that he had been using the services of prostitutes.

Gray/Clark engagement

The engagement was announced 23rd February, 2007, between George M.A. Gray, elder son of Mr Christopher Gray, of Grantham, Lincolnshire, and Mrs Judy Gray, of Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and Camilla Georgina Clark (b. 1977), younger daughter of the Hon David William Francis Clark (b. 1948), of Olhao, Portugal, and by his former wife, the former Elizabeth Grace Woodrooffe (now Mrs Compton Hellyer, of Yattendon, Berkshire).
The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of the Lord Clark of Kempston, PC (1917-2004), a life baron.

Capt Robert Eden

Capt. Robert John Pulleine Eden, of Badlake, West Anstey, who died 20 February, 2007, was a scion of the Eden Baronets (cr. E 1672, GB 1776, and was kinsman of the 1st Earl of Avon, KG); he was b. 1920, a son of Brig. Henry Charles Hamilton Eden, CBE, MC (1889-1963), by his 1st wife the former Violet Alice Pulleine; married 1stly, 1947 (div 1969) the Hon. Rosemary Winifred Vivian, who d. 1981, daughter of the 3rd Baron Swansea; married 2ndly, 1969, Mrs Elizabeth Stanley Cleverly, he leaves a daughter, Sarah, from the 1st marriage, and 2 daughters, Catherine and Emily from the 2nd marriage. Funeral service at St Petrock's, West Anstey, 2 March.

Hardman/Rumboll engagement

The engagement was announced 22 February 2007, between Thomas D.B. Hardman, only son of Mr Blaise Noel Anthony Hardman (b. 24 Dec 1939), of Stapleford, Wiltshire, by his wife, the former Caroline Cameron, daughter of Sir Donald Cameron of Lochiel, KT, Chief of the Clan Cameron, & Joanna E.C. Rumboll, youngest daughter of Mr Robin Rumboll, of St Lawrence, Jersey, and Mrs Guy Lort-Phillips, of Grouville, Jersey, 2nd wife of Guy Stewart Lort-Phillips (b. 1930), scion of that LG family (who is the grandson maternally of Gut Stewart St. Aubyn, of the Barons St. Levan.

Lady Felicity Harwood

The Lady Felicity Ann Harwood (née Attlee), who died 15 February, 2007 at Aldwick House, formerly of Beaconsfield, was a daughter of the Labour Prime Minister Clement (1st Earl) Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC (1883-1967), who served as PM 1945-51.
She was b. 1925, dau of the then Maj. Attlee, MP, by his wife the former Violet Helen Millar (d. 1964), and married in 1955, John Keith Harwood, OBE, who died in 1989. She leaves issue, Richard, Penelope, Joanna and Sally.
Thanksgiving service at St Mary and All Saints' Church, Beaconsfield, 7 March, 2007.

Caroline Lady Nuttall

Caroline, Lady Nuttall, who died 16 February, 2007, aged 70, was the first wife of Maj. Sir Nicholas Keith Lillington Nuttall, 3rd Baronet.
Rosemary Caroline York was born 28 July 1936, the eldest child of Christopher York, DL, head of the LG family of York of Long Marston (and descended from the Milner Baronets), by his wife, the former Pauline Rosemary Fletcher, scion of that LG family, formerly of Allerton, and married Nicholas Nuttall, 20 Dec, 1960 (div 1971), by whom she had issue, Harry, and Tamara (dec.)
A service of remembrance will be held at Chelsea Old Church, London, 2 March 2007. zlfkmgll