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.


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