Friday, April 29, 2011

Prince William created Duke of Cambridge

__HRH Prince William Arthur Philip Louis of Wales KG has been created Baron Carrickfergus, Earl of Strathearn and DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE, 29 April, 2011.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Kate to be Duchess of Kendal?

Is Prince William to be created Duke of Kendal and Baron Bucklebury? The clue, I am told, was given in the new Middleton family Coat of Arms, where acknowledgement of the family's love of the great outdoors, particularly the Lake District, was revealed. The old town of Kendal is central to the Lake District. The title has long royal associations.


Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Florence Daisy Mercer Nairne

_.Melissa . Mercer Nairne (née Wakeley), wife of Joseph Douglas (Joe)
Mercer Nairne (b. 1980), scion of the Marquesses of Lansdowne, gave
birth to a dau, Florence Daisy, 17 Apr, 2011,a sister for Fergus Grey,
who was b 26th September, 2009.

Joseph Mercer Nairne is the yr son of Lord Robert Mercer Nairne (b.
1947), by his wife, the former Jane Elizabeth Gordon, scion of the
Marquesses of Huntly, & Melissa is the yr daughter of Mr & Mrs Timothy


Suzanne Lady Terrington, dies aged 92

Suzanne Lady Terrington, who died 20 April, 2011, aged 92, was the widow of James Allen David Woodhouse, 4th Baron Terringon (1915-98). She was Suzanne,3rd dau. of Col Thomas Strutt Irwin, of Mill House, Holton, Halesworth, co. Suffolk, by his second cousin once removed and wife Marjorie Willis Lacy, dau. of Dyson Lacy, of St Helens, Queensland, Australia, by his wife Frances Amelia Irwin, dau. of Cmdr Joseph Irwin RN, of Wetheral Plains, Carlisle, &c. She leaves issue.


Lady Cledwyn of Penrhos dies

The Baroness Cledwyn of Penrhos, who died 19 April, 2011, aged 85, was the widow of Cledwyn Hughes, Labour MP and later life peer as the Baron Cledwyn of Penrhos.

Death of Lord Ampthill, CBE

___The 4th Baron Ampthill, CBE, deputy Speaker of the House of Lords, died 23 April, 2011. He was 89. He was the baby of the famous "Russell Baby Case" --- one of the most famous divorce/paternity cases of the 20th century.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Savannah Phillips is christened

_The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were present on Sunday 24 April, 2011, at the Church of the Holy Cross, Avening, Gloucestershire, at the baptism of their great-granddaughter, the infant daughter of Mr & Mrs Peter Phillips, who was christened Savannah.


Saturday, April 23, 2011

Lord Phillips and Lord Boyce appointed to the Order of the Garter

__.This being St George's Day Her Majesty has made the following appointments to the Order of the Garter, viz: Nicholas Addison Phillips, the Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers, 72, president of the Supreme Court; & Michael Boyce aka Admiral The Baron Boyce, 68, sometime Chief of the Defence Staff.


Friday, April 22, 2011

The Queen's formal consent

The Queen's formal consent to the marriage of Prince William of Wales KG and Catherine Middleton.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Death of Jane Duchess of Buccleuch

__.Jane Duchess of Buccleuch & Queensberry, widow of the 9th Duke, died 18 April, 2011. She was fashion model Jane McNeill, dau of John McNeill, QC, of Appin, Argyll, and married the 9th Duke of Buccleuch, 1953. He died in 2007. She leaves issue. Her funeral is to take place at Melrose, Scotland, 27 Apr, 2011.


Monday, April 11, 2011

Death of the Duke of Grafton, KG

The Duke of Grafton, KG. Hugh Denis Charles Fitzroy died peacefully at Euston aged 92 on Thursday 7th April 2011. Beloved husband of Fortune and devoted father of James, Henrietta, Virginia, Charles and Rose. Much loved grandfather and great-grandfather.

Funeral for the family and the estate on Friday 15th April at 3 p.m. at.— St. Genevieve's Church, Euston, Suffolk. Family flowers only. Memorial Service to be announced later.