Thursday, November 18, 2010

Death of Kate Middleton's grandfather

_.Peter Francis Middleton, grandfather of Prince William's fiancée, Kate Middleton, died 2 November, 2010, aged 90. He was husband of the Valerie (Glassborow), father of four, grandfather of five, aviator, transatlantic sailor and long-time resident of Vernham Dean. Will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.


Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Prince William of Wales to wed Kate Middleton

__The Engagement was announced 16 November, 2010, between HRH Prince William Arthur Philip Louis of Wales, elder son of HRH The Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, & Miss Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs Michael Middleton.


Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Duchess of Wellington dies

_Her Grace The Duchess of Wellington, wife of the 8th Duke, died 1 November, 2010.

She was born Diana Ruth McConnel in 1921, daughter of Maj Gen Douglas Fitzgerald McConnel, CB, CBE, DSO (1893-1961), of Knockdolian, by his wife the former Ruth Mary Garnett-Botfield, scion of that LG family; married 28 Jan 1944, the 8th Duke of Wellington, KG, (b 2 Jul 1915), by whom she has issue.