Saturday, March 21, 2009

The Hon Claudia Violet Allhusen (nee Betterton)

The Hon Claudia Violet Allhusen (nee Betterton), who died at 
Bereweeke, Winchester, 16 March, 2009, aged 91, was born in 1917, the 
younger dau of the 1st and last Baron Rushcliffe, PC, GBE (d 1949), 
and widow of Maj Derek Swithin Allhusen, CVO (1914-2000), 9th Lancers, 
a former High Sheriff of Norfolk, one of HM Bodyguard of the Hon Corps 
of Gentelmen-at-Arms, [Standard Bearer, 1981-4],  the scion of a 
family long established at Bradenham Hall, Thetford. They married in 
1937 . He died 24 Apr, 2000. The Rushcliffe barony has been extinct 
since 1949. 
She leaves issue. The funeral Service to be held at St Andrew's 
Church, Claxton, 25 March 2009. 


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