Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Lady Mary Douglas-Home to marry Christopher Clothier

The engagement wasannounced 6 January, 2010, between Christopger Gurth Clothier, only son of Mr John Clothier and Ms Jane Kimber, of Littlecourt, West Bagborough, Taunton, Somerset, and the Lady Mary Elizabeth Douglas-Home, younger dau of the 15th Earl of Home and the Countess of Home, of The Hirsel, Coldstream, Berwickshire, and
granddaughter paternally of Sir Alec Douglas-Home (aka Baron Home of the Hirsel), Prime Minister, 1963-4, &c.


Lord Sanisnbury of Turville's daughter to wed

The engagement was announced 6 January 2010, between Tim Price, son of
Richard Price, QC, of Gray's Inn, London, & Caroline Ball, of Farnham
Common, Buckinghamshire, & the Hon Lucy A. Sainsbury, middle daughter
of the Baron and Baroness Sainsbury of Turville.


Monday, January 04, 2010

Death of the 5th Earl of Gainsborough

Anthony Gerard Edward [Noel], 5th Earl of Gainsborough, born 24 Oct 1923; died 29 Dec 2009. Married 23 Jul 1947 Mary Stourton, scion of the Barons Mowbray, Segrave & Stourton; 1st dau. of Maj Hon John Joseph Stourton, of Miniature Hall, Wadhurst, co. Sussex (by his first wife Kathleen Alice Gunther, 1st dau. of Robert Louis George Gunther, of Park Wood, Englefield Green, co. Surrey), 2nd son of Charles Botolph Joseph [Stourton], 24th Baron Mowbray, and had issue:-
1.Hon Anthony Baptist Noel, styled Viscount Campden, of 105 Earls Court Road, London (b. 17 Jan 1950), mar. 23 May 1972 Sarah Rose Winnington LVO DL, Lady-in-Waiting to Diana, Princess of Wales (b. 29 Apr 1951), sister of Sir Anthony Edward Winnington, 7th Bt., and 1st surv. dau. of Col Thomas Foley Churchill Winnington MBE (by his wife
Lady Betty Marjorie Anson, 1st dau. by his first wife of Thomas Edward [Anson], 4th Earl of Lichfield), 2nd son of Francis Salway Winnington (by his wife Blanche Emma Casberd-Boteler, dau. of Cdr William John Casberd-Boteler RN, of Eastry, co. Kent), 1st son and heir ap. of Sir Francis Salway Winnington, 5th Bt., by his wife Jane Spencer- Churchill, 1st dau. of Lt Col Lord Alfred Spencer-Churchill MP (by his
wife Hon Harriet Louisa Hester Gough, 3rd dau. of Frederick [Gough- Calthorpe later Gough], 4th Baron Calthorpe), 2nd son by his first wife of George [Spencer later Spencer-Churchill], 6th Duke of Marlborough, and has issue:

1a.Hon Henry (Harry) Robert Anthony Noel (b. 1 Jul 1977), mar. Zara
van Cutsem (b. 1978), dau. of Geoffrey Neil van Cutsem by his wife
Sally McCorquodale, and has issue:

1b.Edward Noel (b. 30 Apr 2007)

2.Hon Gerard Edward Joseph Noel, of 29 Ingersol Road, London W12 (b.
23 Jan 1955), mar. 1985 Charlotte Dugdale (b. 15 May 1955), 2nd dau.
of Sir William Stratford Dugdale, 2nd Bt., by his first wife Lady
Belinda Pleydell-Bouverie, 2nd dau. of William [Pleydell-Bouverie],
7th Earl of Radnor, and has issue

3.Hon Thomas Noel, of 24 Lennox Gardens, London SW1 (b. 9 Mar 1958)

4.Hon Edward Andrew Noel (b. 22 Oct 1960), mar. (1) 1990 (div. 1994)
Lavinia Jane Bingham, only dau. of Cdr George Edward Bingham RN, of
Grenville House, Droxford, co. Hampshire, and mar. (2)
19.... ..........

1.Lady Juliana Mary Alice Noel (b. 27 Jan 1949), mar. 29 Jan 1970
(div. 1994) as his first wife Edward Peter Bertram Savile [Foljambe],
5th Earl of Liverpool, and has issue

2.Lady Maria Noel (b. 3 Feb 1951), mar. 17 Apr 1971 Robert Pridden,
son of John Robert Pridden, of Fort Henry House, Exton, co. Leicester,
son of John Robert Pridden, of Bridge Way, Ickenham, co. Middlesex,
and has issue

3.Lady Janet Noel (b. and dvp. 23 Jan 1953)

4.Lady Celestria Magdalen Mary Noel (b. 27 Jan 1954), mar. 1 Mar 1990
Timothy Manville Hales, of Marsh Hall, Orleton, Ludlow, son of S W M
Hales MC, and has issue

Lord Gainsborough was Chairman, Oakham Rural District Council 1952-67;
President, Rural District Council's Association 1965; Master of the
Worshipful Company of Gardeners 1967; President, British Association
Order of Malta 1968-74; Bailiff Grand Cross Order of Malta; Chairman,
Rutland County Council 1970-73; KStJ 1970

Mary Joanna Rosalind Stourton

Susanna R Stourton (b 1977, nee Hanbury), wife of Thomas Michael John Stourton (b. 1965), scion of the Barons Mowbray, Segrave & Stourton, gave birth to a dau, Mary Joanna Rosalind, 27 Dec, 2009, a sister for Flora and Marina.

Thomas Stourton is a son of the late Maj Michael Godwin Plantagenet Stourton (of the Barons Mowbray, Segrave & Stourton), by his wife Lady Joanna Lambart, dau of Field Marshal the 10th Earl of Cavan, & Susanna is a daughter of Evan Robert (Joss) Hanbury (b. 1951), of that landed family (descended from the Birkin Baronets), by
his former wife, the former Rosalind Jeannette Pease b. 1954 (now Mrs Rodney Portman), dau of Derrick Allix Pease (of the Pease Baronets) by his wife, the Hon Rosemary Portman, dau of the 5th Viscount Portman.


Capel Cure/Craigie engagement

_. The engagement was announced 2 January, 2010, between Edward Capel
Cure, scion of that LG family of Blake Hall, Ongar, youngest son of
the late George Ronald Capel-Cure, of Blake Hall, Ongar, Essex, who
died 28 Oct, 2006, aged 70, by his 1st wife, Caroline (d. 1986),
daughter of Giles Yarnton Mills, & Charlotte Craigie, only daughter of
Mr and Mrs Ian Craigie, of Killarden, Dunboyne, Co Meath.

Edward's grandfather was (George) Nigel Capel Cure, TD, JP, DL, (b. 28
Sept, 1908; died 8 August, 2004) ( descended from Thomas Cure, of
Southwark, Surrey, saddler to King Edward VI, Queen Mary I, and Queen
Elizabeth I, who was granted arms in 1588), by his wife Nancy
Elizabeth Barry (1910-2006), scion of the Barry Baronets (cr. 1899).


Friday, January 01, 2010

Twin grandsons for the Duchess of Cornwall

Laura Rose Lopes (nee Parker Bowles b 1978), scion of the Earls of Macclesfield & wife of Harry Marcus George Lopes (b. 1977), scion of the Barons Roborough, gave birth to twin sons, Louis & Gus, born in London, 31 Dec, 2009.

Harry Lopes is the only son of the Hon. George Edward Lopes (b. 1945), of Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon, by his wife, the former Hon. Sarah Violet Astor (b. 1953), & Laura is the only daughter of Brigadier Andrew Henry Parker Bowles, OBE (b. 1939), and of Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall.

Harry Lopes is a grandson paternally of the 2nd Baron Roborough (1903-92), and a grandson maternally of the 2nd Baron Astor of Hever (1918-84), by his wife Lady Irene Haig, daughter of Field Marshal the 1st Earl Haig, KT, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCIE (1861-1928), &c.