Saturday, March 07, 2009

7th Marquess Conyngham 1924-2009

The 7th Marquess Conyngham died in Johannesburg, 3 March, 2009. 

He was born 13 Mar 1924 as Frederick William Henry Francis Conyngham, son of the 6th Marquess, and succeeded to the peerages in 1974. 

 Educated at Eton he served as a Capt, Irish Guards; mar. (1) 29 Apr 1950 (div. 1970) Eileen Wren Newsam, only dau. of Capt Clement Wren Newsam, of Ashfield, Beauparc, co. Meath children by first wife: 1. Lord Henry Vivian Pierpoint Conyngham, styled Earl of Mount Charles, of Slane Castle, Co. Meath, Ireland (b. 23 May 1951), mar. (1) 1971 (div. 1985) Juliet Ann Kitson, 2nd dau. of Robert R B Kitson, of Churchtown, Morval, co. Cornwall, and has issue: 1a. Hon Alexander Burton Conyngham, styled Viscount Slane (b. 30 Jan 1975) 1a. Lady Henrietta Tamara Juliet Conyngham (b. 1976) Lord Henry Conyngham mar. (2) 1985 Lady Iona Charlotte Grimston (b. 25 Oct 1953), 4th dau. of John [Grimston], 6th Earl of Verulam, by his wife Margaret Ray Duncan, 1st dau. of Walter Atholl Duncan, of Cadogan Square, Chelsea, London, and had further issue: 1a. Lady Tamara Jane Conyngham (b. 1991) 2. Lord Simon Charles Eveleigh Wren Conyngham, of 42 Lygon Road, Edinburgh (b. 20 Nov 1953), mar. (1) 1978 (div. 1989) Emma S Breeze, dau. of W/Cdr F W Breeze, and (2) 1990 Carole Crossman Yorke (former wife of Nicholas Roger Yorke), yst. day. of Eldon F le Poer Power, of Ashfield, Beauparc, co. Meath, and has issue by both wives 3. Lord (Frederick William) Patrick Conyngham, of Drumdrocken, Carrickmacross, Co. Louth, Ireland (b. 23 Mar 1959), mar. (1) 1990 (div. 1995) Charlotte Mary Temple Gordon Black, 1st dau. of (Michael) Donald Gordon Black MC, of Edenwood, Cupar, co. Fife, and (2) 29 Nov 1995 Mrs Siobhain Ramos mar. (2) 1971 Elizabeth Ann Rudd (former wife of David Sutherland Rudd), 2nd dau. of Frederick Molyneux Hughes, of Fareham, co. Hampshire mar. (3) 1980 Daphne Georgina Adelaide Walker (former wife of C P V Walker, of Nairobi; d. 1986), 1st dau. of R C Gilmour, of Kenya mar. (4) 29 May 1987 (Emma Christianne) Annabelle Agnew, only dau. of (Denys) Martin Agnew, of Grosvenor Court, 22 Grove Road, East Cliffe, Bournemouth, co. Dorset. 


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