Saturday, March 30, 2013

Clementine Lilla Cayley Evans

 Fiona C. Evans (nee Parker), wife of Alexander Kenelm Singleton Cayley (Alex) Evans, (b. 1970), descended from the Cayley Baronets, gave birth to a daughter, Clementine Lilla Cayley, 11 March, 2013, a sister for Hugo, who was b 2010.

Alex Evans is a son of Mr Mark Singleton Evans, of The Manor House, Brompton by Sawdon, North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Belinda Jane Cayley (b. 1940), and Fiona is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Tim Parker, of Melbourne, Australia. 

Alex Evans is a grandson maternally of Sir Kenelm Henry Ernest Cayley, 10th Baronet.


Giorgi / Spencer Bernard engagement

_.The engagement was announced 30 March, 2013, between Giorgio Giorgi, son of Signor & Signora Marco Giorgi, of Ascoli Picano, Italy, and Sarah Penelope Katharine Spencer Bernard (b 1983), scion of the Dukes of Marlborough (Duke, cr England, 1702), daughter of Charles Francis Churchill Spencer Bernard (b 1942), of La Chantpierre, 49490 Broc, France, by his wife the former Rosalyn Anne Plunkett (descended from the Wheler Baronets).


Alex Charles Fremantle

_.Lynn K. Fremantle (nee Haslam), wife of Timothy Charles Fremantle (b 1967), scion of the Barons Cottesloe, gave birth to a son, Alex Charles, 21 March, 2013, in Dublin, a brother for Anna. Tim Fremantle is a son of Commander Charles Alan Fremantle (b 1935), of Chippenham, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Caroline Mary Morant, and Lynn is a daughter of Mr and Mrs David Haslam, of Birr, Co. Offaly.


Friday, March 29, 2013

Bridgeman/Bodie engagement

_.The engagement has been announced between the Hon Henry Gerald Orlando (Harry) Bridgeman (b 1982), second son of Richard Thomas Orlando Bridgeman, 7th Earl of Bradford (b 3 Oct 1947), of Weston Park, Shifnal, Shropshire, by his 1st wife the former Joanne Elizabeth Miller, & Lucinda Freda Bodie (b 1984), third daughter of Mr Anthony E. Bodie, by his wife the former Jennifer S. Bogod.


Nevill/ Zhang/Yuan engagement

_.The engagement was announced 20 March, 2013, between Christopher Henry Charles Nevill (b 25 Oct, 1962), scion of the Marquesses of Abergavenny (Peerage of the UK, cr 1876), son of the late John Robert Ralph Nevill (b 1928), of Sandgate, Kent, by his wife the former Ann Margaret Mary Corble (d 2012), & Yuki, daughter of the late Zhang sheng ru and Yuan xiao jie, of Qingdao, China.


Thursday, March 28, 2013

General Sir Michael Gow, GCB 1924-2013

_.General Sir Michael Gow, GCB, Commander-in-Chief, BAOR, 1980-83, died 26 March, 2013. He was 88.

Sir Michael Gow was born in Sheffield, 3 June, 1924; married 1946, Jane Emily Scott, by whom he had issue, a son and 4 daughters.

His daughter, Susan Jane (b 1949), married Lt-Col Sir Malcolm Ross, GCVO (b 1943), a senior member of the Royal Household.


Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Henry Edward Cecil (Harry) Floyd 1958-2013

_.Henry Edward Cecil (Harry) Floyd, who died 22 March, 2013, in Chile, aged 54, was a scion of the Floyd Baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1816), born 3 Aug 1958, the second son of Sir Giles Henry Charles Floyd, 7th Baronet (born 27 Feb, 1932), by his 1st wife, the Lady Gillian Moyra Katherine Cecil (b 8 Mar 1935), daughter of the 6th Marquess of Exeter; married 1994, Leonor, daughter of the late Sergio Castillo, of Santiago de Chile, by whom he had issue, a son, Henry and a daughter, Daniela.


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh engaged to rapper

_.The engagement has been announced between Paul Stephen Manderson (b 27 Nov, 1983), the British rapper better known by his stage name 'Professor Green', son of the late Peter Manderson, of Hackney, London, & Camilla Margaret (Millie) Mackintosh (born 1989), scion of the eponymous confectionery family (the Viscounts Mackintosh of Halifax, Peerage of the UK, cr 1957), daughter of Mr Nigel Mackintosh, by his wife the former Georgina Ward.

Millie Mackintosh is a reality tv star ~ appearing in several series of 'Made In Chelsea' &c.


Monday, March 25, 2013

8th Baron Thurlow KCMG 1912-2013

_.The Lord Thurlow, KCMG, the 8th Baron, who died 24 March, 2013, at the age of 101, served as British High Commissioner in New Zealand and Nigeria, and retired after three years as Governor of the Bahamas in 1972.

Francis Edward Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce was born 9 March, 1912, a younger son of Rev. the 6th Baron Thurlow (1869-1952), by his wife the former Grace Catherine Trotter (died 1959), and succeeded to the peerage (Baron, GB, cr 1792), on his elder brother's demise, 29 May, 1971.

Married 11 May, 1949, Yvonne Diana Wilson (who d. 14 Feb, 1990), by whom he had issue, two sons and 2 daughters. He was predeceased by his younger son, Peter, who died in 1985. The peerage now devolves upon his Lordship's only surviving son, the Hon Roualeyn Robert Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, who was born 13 Apr, 1952.


Naylor-Leyland/Howard-Jones engagement

_.The engagement was announced 25 March, 2013 between John Naylor-Leyland (born 1984), scion of that family of baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1895), son of David George Edward Naylor-Leyland (b 1955), by his wife the former Jane Lucinda Christian, of Woodcote, Berkshire, & Victoria K. Howard-Jones, yr daughter of Mr & Mrs Nigel Howard-Jones, of Hartley Witney, Hampshire.


Glynn/Floyd engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 March, 213, between William H. Glynn, son of the late John Glynn and Mrs John Glynn, of Weston Corbett, Hampshire, and Suzanna Mary Caroline Floyd (born 1983), daughter of David Henry Cecil Floyd (b 2 April, 1956), of Bowerchalke, Salisbury, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Caroline Ann Beckly.

Suzanna's father is the son and heir of Sir Giles Henry Cecil Floyd, 7th Baronet (Bt, UK, cr 1816) by his 1st wife Lady Gillian Moyra Katherine Cecil, dau of the 6th Marquess of Exeter.


Diamond/Crossley engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 March, 2013, between Jo H.B. Diamond, son of Colonel and Mrs Hugh Diamond, of Bodenham, Herefordshire, & the Hon Mrs Camilla Mary Lara Soames (born 1967) second daughter of the late Savile William Francis Crossley, 3rd Baron Somerleyton, KCVO (Peerage of the UK, cr 1916), of Somerleyton Hall, Lowestoft, Suffolk, by his wife the former Belinda Maris Loyd, scion of that landed family.


Corbett-Winder/Smiley engagement

_.The engagement was announced 25 March, 2013, between Ned L. Corbett-Winder, scion of that landed family, son of Mr & Mrs William Corbett-Winder, of Vaynor Park, Powys & Sarah Miranda Smiley (born 1986), scion of the Smiley Baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1903), second daughter of Andrew Michael Smiley (born 1953), of Easton Piercy, Wiltshire, by his wife the former (Sarah) Caroline Coade.


Saturday, March 23, 2013

Cadestin / Sheffield engagement

_.The engagement was announced 23 March, 2013, between Etienne Cadestin (born 24 Nov, 1985), son of Jose Cadestin, of Trouville-sur-Mer, and Mrs Claire Cadestin, of Dieppe, France, and Alice Daisy Victoria Sheffield (b 1980), scion of the Sheffield Baronets (Bt, GB, cr 1755), daughter of Sir Reginald Adrian Berkeley Sheffield 8th Baronet (b 9 May, 1946), of Normanby Park, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, by his second wife, the former Victoria Penelope Walker.

The bride~to~be is a half sister of Samantha Cameron, wife of the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron, PC, MP.


Friday, March 22, 2013

Grandson for Princess Caroline of Monaco

Tatiana Santo Domingo Rechulski (born 24 Nov, 1983), fiancee of Andrea Albert Pierre Casiraghi (b 8 June, 1984), scion of the Royal House of Monaco, and descended from the Dukes of Hamilton and Brandon, gave birth to a son, 21 March, 2013. A first grandchild for Princess Caroline of Monaco, and a first great-grandchild for Rainier III and Princess Grace, &c.

William, 11th Duke of Hamilton = Princess Marie Amelie of Baden
Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton = Albert I, Prince of Monaco
Louis II, Prince of Monaco = Marie Juliette Louvet
Charlotte Grimaldi, Duchess of Valentinois = Pierre Duc de Valentinois
Rainier III, Prince of Monaco = Grace Kelly
Caroline of Monaco = Stefano Casiraghi
Andrea =Tatiana Santo Domingo
Born 21 March 2013

Philip Robert Shaw Bond (born 2013)

 _.Fabiana Bond (nee Marenghi Vaselli, born Rome 16 Jan, 1982), wife of Harry Piers S. Bond (b 1976), descended from the Earls Fitzwilliam (extinct 1979), gave birth to a son, Philip Robert Shaw, 15 March, 2013.

Harry is the elder son of Ian Robin Stanley Bond (b 1940), by his wife the former Caroline Louise Faber, and Fabiana is a daughter of il Conte Marco Fabio Marenghi Vaselli,Conte di Gorgascura (b Rome, 18 Nov, 1953) and Donna Patrizia dei principi Ruspoli Memmo, of Rome.

Harry Bond's sister, Candida, is Viscountess Petersham, wife of the Earl of Harrington's heir.


Whitaker / Crichton engagement

_.The engagement was announced 22 March, 2013 between Harry James Ingham Whitaker (b 1984), scion of the Whitaker Baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1936) son and heir of Sir John James Ingham (Jack) Whitaker, 4th Baronet (b 23 Oct, 1952) of Babworth Hall, Nottinghamshire, by his wife the former Elizabeth Jane Ravenscroft Starke, & Dr Sophie A.M. Crichton  (b 1981), scion of the Earls of Erne (Earl, Ire, cr 1789), daughter of Mr Adrian David Crichton (b 1952), of Battersea, London, by his wife the former Janie Wauchope.


Thursday, March 21, 2013

Daughter for Romola Garai and Sam Hoare

Romola Garai (b 1982), actress, partner of Sam Patrick Douro Hoare (b 1981), actor, descended from the Barons Rotherwick (Baron, UK, cr 1939), has given birth to a daughter, in March, 2013.

Miss Garai is the daughter of Mr Adrian Garai by his wife the former Janet Brown, and Sam Hoare is a son of Timothy James Douro Hoare (b 1950), descended from the Barons Wolverton (Baron, UK, cr 1869), by his former wife the former (Linda) Kinvara Cayzer (b 1953), scion of the Barons Rotherwick.

Miss Garai is an English actress. She is known for appearing in the films Amazing Grace, Atonement, Glorious 39, and in BBC series like Emma, The Hour and The Crimson Petal and the White.

Sam Hoare showcased his talent in the BBC Olympic Drama ‘Bert and Dickie’, in which he stars as Dickie Burnell to Matt Smith’s Bert Bushnell. The actor who has also supported Nicole Kidman in ‘The Golden Compass’ and Samuel L Jackson in the 2011 blockbuster ‘Captain America’.Sam starred in Stephen Poliakoff’s drama ‘Dancing On The Edge’ and a comedy lead in “Blandings” for the BBC.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Eloise Clementine Tryon

_.Dr the Hon Katherine Anne Lyon Tryon (nee Carroll, b 1981), wife of the Hon Charles George Barrington Tryon (b 15 May 1976), godson of the Prince of Wales, gave birth to a daughter, Eloise Clementine, 15 March, 2013, a sister for Corinna Rose, who was born 6 Feb, 2012. 

The Hon Charles Tryon,  sometime Page of Honour to the Queen, is the eldest son of the 3rd Baron Tryon (b 26 May 1940) and the late (Kanga) Baroness Tryon, of Calne, Wiltshire, and Dr Tryon is the only daughter of Mr Peter R. Carroll, of Sandwich, Kent, by his wife the former  Palline J.Lyon.


Monday, March 18, 2013

Bates / Fitzherbert engagement

_.The engagement was announced 18 March, 2013 between James P.O. Bates, son of Mr & Mrs David Bates, of Westhumble, Surrey, and Elizabeth Fitzherbert (b 1970), scion of the Fitzherbert-Brockholes landed family, daughter of Nicholas John Fitzherbert (b 3 Nov, 1933), of Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, by his wife the former Countess Terez SZAPÁRY, kinswoman of HRH Princess Michael of Kent.


Saturday, March 16, 2013

Sam Branson weds Isabella Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe

_.The marriage took place in South Africa, 6 March, 2013, of Sam Edward C. Branson (b 1985), son of Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, Knt, of Necker Island, by his wife the former Joan Templeman, & Isabella Amaryllys Charlotte Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe (b 1980), scion of the Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe Baronets (Bt, cr UK, 1929), daughter of John Austen Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe (b 1947), by his former wife the former Lady Mary-Gaye Georgiana Lorna Curzon (b 21 Feb 1947), scion of the Earls Howe (Earl, UK, cr 1821). 


Wield/ Galbraith engagement

_.The engagement was announced 14 Mar, 2013, between Alexander Adrian C. Wield (b 1983), son of Mr Adrian Wield, of Barton on Heath, Gloucestershire, by his wife the former Benedicte Schoning, and Diana Galbraith (b 1984), scion of the Barons Strathclyde (Baron, UK, cr 1955), daughter of Brodie Thomas Paget Galbraith (b 1948), by his wife the former Fawzia Mohammad.


Patrick James Acloque

_.The Hon Annabel Louise Acloque (née Hewitt, b 1978), wife of Peter R.M. Acloque (b 1976) & elder dau of the 9th Viscount Lifford & Viscountess Lifford, gave birth to a son, Patrick James, 2 March, 2013, a brother for Freddie and George.
Peter Acloque is a son of David Acloque, of Lenwade, Norfolk, by his wife the former Sarah Carolyn Gurney, scion of that LG family (descended from the Boughey Baronets). Peter's father is a twin of the late Guy Acloque (d 19 Jun 2008), who married the Hon Camilla Scott-Ellis (b 1947), a dau and co-heiress of the 9th Baron Howard De Walden.


Davis-Goff/ Macey engagement

_.The engagement was announced 16 March, 2013, between William Nathaniel Davis-Goff (born 20 Apr 1980), son and heir of Sir Robert William Davis-Goff, 4th Baronet (Bt cr UK, 1905), by his wife the former Nathalie Sheelagh Chadwick, & Lisa Macey, daughter of Mr Timothy Macey and Mrs Pauline Macey.


Zac Goldsmith weds Alice Rothschild

. The marriage took place at Barnes, London, 14 March, 2013, between Zacharias Frank (Zac) Goldsmith (b 1975), descended from the Marquesses of Londonderry, son of the late Sir James Goldsmith by his wife the former Lady Annabel Vane-Tempest-Stewart (b 1934), and Alice Miranda Rothschild (b 1983), scion of the Barons Rothschild (Peerage of the UK cr 1885), daughter of the late Hon Amschel Mayor James Rothschild by his wife the former Anita Patience Guinness, scion of the merchant banking arm of the Guinness dynasty, &c.

Death of Baron Pierre de Gunzburg

Baron Pierre de Gunzburg, who died 14 March, 2013, in France, was scion of a wealthy Russian-Jewish family whose fortune had been made in banking and oil. Wikipedia says the family were ennobled in the 1870s by Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse & by Rhine.


James William Constantine Kenyon

Lucy Kenyon (nee Heber-Percy, born 1971), wife of J. Rupert Kenyon, gave birth to a son, James William Constantine, 8 March, 2013.

Rupert Kenyon is a son of Mr & Mrs Donald Kenyon, of Goostrey, Cheshire, & Lucy Kenyon is a dau of Algernon Heber-Percy, of Hodnet, Shropshire, by his wife the former Hon Margaret Lever, scion of the extinct Viscounts Leverhulme.


Esme Isabella Vaughan

_.The Hon Georgina Isabel Vaughan (b 1980, nee Byng) scion of the Viscounts Torrington, wife of John F. Vaughan, scion of the Vaughan of Courtfield LG family, gave birth to a daughter, Esme Isabelle, 6 Feb, 2013, a sister for Eliza, and Arthur.

John is the son of Mr and Mrs Patrick Vaughan, of Courtfield, Herefordshire, and Georgina is the 2nd daughter of the 11th Viscount Torrington (b 13 Jul 1943), of Mere, Wits, by his wife the former Susan Webster (descended from the Marquesses of Conyngham).


Friday, March 15, 2013

Lady Jennifer Evelyn Fowler 1949-2013

_.The Lady Jennifer Evelyn Fowler (nee Chichester), who died 12 March, 2013, aged 63, was a scion of the Marquesses of Donegall (Marquess, Peerage of Ireland, cr 1791).

She was born 3 Apr 1949, elder daughter of Dermot Richard Claud, 7th Marquess of Donegall, MVO (1916-2007), by his wife the former Lady Josceline Gabrielle Legge (d 16 Jun 1995), dau of William Legge, 7th Earl of Dartmouth, GCVO.

Lady Jennifer married 1971, John Robert Henry Fowler (1946-2008), of Rahinston, Enfield, co Louth, Ireland, by whom she had issue.


Arlo James Brooke Trotter

 The Hon Asia Brooke Trotter (nee Mackay, b 1980), scion of the Earls of Inchcape, wife of Andrew D. Trotter, gave birth to a son, Arlo James Brooke, 1 Mar, 2013, a brother for Octavia.

Andrew Trotter is the youngest son of Mr Douglas Trotter, of Eaglesfield, Cumbria, and Mrs Margaret Trotter, of Ullock, Cumbria, and the Hon. Asia Trotter is a daughter of the Baron Tanlaw (life peer, b. 1934) of Tanlawhill, Dumfriesshire, and Baroness Tanlaw (nee Rina Siew Yong, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) .

Lord Tanlaw is the yst son of the 2nd Earl of Inchcape.


Alexander George Erskine Crum

 _.Lucinda Erskine Crum (nee Redpath), wife of Toby W.G. Erskine Crum, gave birth to a son, Alexander George, 8 Mar, 2013.

Toby is a son of Wing Commander and Mrs Simon Erskine Crum, of Wellingore, Lincolnshire, and Lucinda is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Niel Redpath, of Fulham, London.


Maximilian Bertie Thomas Waley-Cohen

 _.Annabel Waley-Cohen (nee Ballin), wife of Sam Bernard Waley-Cohen (b 15 Apr 1982), scion of the Waley-Cohen Baronets (Bt UK, cr 1961), gave birth to a son, Maximilian Bertie Thomas, 10 March, 2013.

Sam, the jockey, friend of the young royals, is a son of Robert Bernard Waley-Cohen (b 1948) by his wife the Hon Felicity Samuel, dau of the 3rd Viscount Bearsted & Annabel is a daughter of Bertie Ballin and his wife Serena. The Duchess of Cambridge attended the Waley-Cohen's marriage in 2011.


Thursday, March 14, 2013

Manners/ Ross engagement

_.The engagement was announced in March, 2013 between the Lord Edward John Francis Manners (b 29 May 1965), scion of the Dukes of Rutland (Duke, cr 1703), yr son of the late Charles John Robert, 10th Duke of Rutland, CBE (1919-99), of Belvoir Castle, Grantham, by his wife the former (Frances) Helen Sweeny, & Gabrielle Elizabeth F. Ross (b 1965), daughter of Peter F. Ross, of Chelsea, by his wife the former Marianne M. Alexander.

22nd Lord Forbes, KBE 1918-2013

_.The 22nd Lord Forbes, KBE, Premier Lord in the Peerage of Scotland, of Castle Forbes, Aberdeenshire, died 5 March, 2013. He was 95. Nigel Ivan Forbes was born 19 Feb, 1918, son of the 21st Lord Forbes (1882-1953) by his wife the former Lady Mabel Anson (d 1972), daughter of the 3rd Earl of Lichfield; succeeded to the Lordship of Forbes (Peerage of Scotland, cr 1445) on his father's demise, 26 Nov, 1953; married 23 May, 1942, the Hon Rosemary Katharine Hamilton-Russell (b 1 Apr, 1921), dau of the 9th Viscount Boyne (1864-1942), by his wife the former Lady Margaret Selina Lascelles, dau of the 5th Earl of Harewood, &c. Lord Forbes was appointed KBE (1960). Was Min of State, Scottish Office, 1958-59; was a Representative Peer for Scotland, 1955-63; JP and DL for Aberdeenshire. He and Lady Forbes had issue. The Lordship passes to his elder son, the Hon Malcolm Nigel Forbes, Master of Forbes, who was born 6 May, 1946.


Emmeline June Raven

Georgi Raven (nee Sawrey-Cookson), scion of that landed family, and wife of Michael Raven, gave birth to a daughter, Emmeline June, 7 March, 2013.


Elsa Zoe Hendriks

_.Marina Hendriks (nee Floyd, born 1971), wife of Timothy I.M. Hendriks, and scion of the Floyd Baronets (Bt, cr UK, 1816), gave birth to a daughter, Elsa Zoe, 8 March, 2013, a sister for Hermione (Marni). Timothy is the son of the late Peter Hendriks, and of Mrs Conia Hendriks, of Fernhurst, Surrey, & Marina Jocelin Hendriks is the 3rd daughter of John Edmund Kincaid Floyd (b. 1936), of London, by his 1st wife the former Victoria Jane Cannon (now Mrs Bryan Norman, of Much Fadham, Hertfordshire).Marina is a granddaughter paternally of Lt-Col. Sir John Duckett Floyd, 6th Baronet, TD.

Wilkie / Conyngham engagement

_.The engagement was announced 13 March, 2013, between Gregg D. Wilkie, son of Mr & Mrs Douglas Wilkie, of Ballater, and Chloe Wren Conyngham (born 1980), scion of the Marquesses Conyngham (Marquess, Ireland, cr 1816), daughter of Lord Simon Charles Eveleigh Wren Conyngham (b 1953), of Edinburgh, by his former wife Emma Breeze, now of Adelaide.

Chloe is a granddaughter of the 7th Marquess Conyngham.


Capt Michael Patrick Wyndham 1929-2013

_.Michael Patrick Wyndham, late Capt, Life Guards, scion of the Barons Leconfield (later Egremont & Leconfield) (B, UK, cr 1859), died 10 March, 2013. He was 83. He was born 10 June, 1929, second son of Col the Hon (Everard) Humphrey Wyndham (b 1888, d 1970), by his wife the former Ruth Constance Astley (d 1984) (scion of the Barons Hastings (Baron, England, cr before 1290). He married three times, (1) 1957, Mrs Shelagh Ann Barker (d 1967), married (2) 1967, Mrs Laura Murray (d 1983), married (3) 1985, Mrs Alison Dean, dau of Sir Reay Geddes, KBE. He is survived by his third wife and by 2 daughters of the first marriage, Samantha (b 1962) and Georgina (b 1963).

The funeral is at Ampney Crucis Church, Gloucestershire, 21 March.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Lt.-Cdr. Geoffrey Mortimer Heneage Drummond, RN 1920-2013

_.Lieutenant-Commander Geoffrey Mortimer Heneage Drummond, RN, who died 28 February, 2013, aged 92, was a scion of the Earls of Perth (Peerage of Scotland, cr 1605). He was born 13 Oct, 1920, and educated at Eton, son of Lt-Cdr Geoffrey Heneage Drummond, VC, RN (1886-1941), by his wife the former Maude Aylmer Tindal Bosanquet (d 27 Sept, 1967), scion of that landed family; married 3 Apr, 1956, Sarah Madeline, dau of Richard Walter Spencer, of Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, by whom he had issue, 2 sons and one daughter. The funeral takes place at St Faith's Church, Lee-on-Solent, Hants, 20 March.


Cara Lucinda Stopford Sackville

_.Charlotte Stopford Sackville (nee Anning), wife of Thomas Nigel Stopford Sackville (b. 1968), scion of the Earls of Courtown, gave birth to a daughter, Cara Lucinda, at Paradise, California, 3 March, 2013. Tom Stopford Sackville is a son of Lionel Geoffrey Stopford Sackville (b. 1932), of Lowick, Northamptonshire, by his 1st wife, the former Susan J. Coles, (now Mrs Tim Rathbone, of Battersea, London), daughter of Jenkin Coles, of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, & Charlotte Stopford Sackville is a daughter of Mr John Anning, of South Moulton, Devon, and Mrs Bayfield Collison, of Yallingup, Western Australia.


Beatrice Sofia Douglas-Home

_.Tiffany Douglas-Home (nee Lowes), wife of Edward Douglas-Home, scion of the Earls of Home, gave birth to a daughter, Beatrice Sofia, 21 February, 2013. Edward is a son of Mr and Mrs Simon Douglas-Home, of London, and Tiffany is the elder daughter of Mr and Mrs Anthony Lowes, of London. Edward's grandfather, Hon. Edward Charles (1920-2006) was a younger son of the 13th Earl of Home and the brother of the 14th Earl who became Prime Minister.  (He was later created the life peer Baron Home of the Hirsel.


Brig Sir Jeffrey Lionel Darell, MC, 8th Baronet (1919-2013)

_. Brigadier Sir Jeffrey Lionel Darell, MC, 8th Baronet, died 27 February, 2013, aged 93. During the Second World War he was a member of the small force responsible for the close protection of the Royal Family ~ 'The Coats Mission' commanded by Maj James Coats.

He was born 2 Oct 1919, son of Lt-Col Guy Marsland Darell, MC (1883-1947), by his wife Esmee Violet Savile, scion of that landed family; succeeded to the baronetcy (Bt, GB, 1795), on his cousin's death, 10 Feb, 1959; married 30 Jun 1953, Bridget Mary, eldest dau of Maj-Gen Sir Allan Henry Shafto Adair, 6th Baronet, KCVO, CB, DSO, MC, by whom he had issue, a son, and 2 daughters. The son, Guy Jeffrey Adair Darell, born 8 Jun 1961, now succeeds to the baronetcy. His home was at Denton Lodge, Harleston, Norfolk.


Vigors / Gordon Lennox engagement

_.The engagement was announced 7 March, 2013 between Nicholas Desmond .D. Vigors (born 1983), scion of the Irish landed family of that name, eldest son of Mr Patrick Mervyn Doyne Vigors, of London, and Mrs Patrick Vigors (nee Dinah F. Burrows), of Stapleford, Wiltshire, & Flora Gordon Lennox (born 1983), scion of the Dukes of Richmond & Gordon (Duke, Richmond, England, cr 1675; Duke of Gordon, cr UK, 1876), daughter of David Henry Charles Gordon Lennox (b 1935), of Saxham Hall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, by his wife the former Elizabeth Stirling, daughter of Sir William Gurdon Stirling, GCB, CBE, DSO.


Wednesday, March 06, 2013

de Salis/de Baden engagement

.The engagement was announced 6 March, 2013, between Count John-Maximilian de Salis (born 1986), son of Count John Bernard Humbert Philip de Salis (b 1947), of Grandson, Switzerland,  and Countess de Salis, and Miss Pauline B. de Baden, only dau of Mr & Mrs Nicholas Borsinger de Baden, of Horben and Geneva,. Switzerland.

Count John Maximilian is descended from the Earls Brownlow (ext)


Capt Geoffrey Thomas Warren Fenwicke-Clennell

Capt (Geoffrey Thomas) Warren Fenwicke-Clennell, who died at his home at Kirk Hammerton, near York, 3 March, 2013, was a scion of the landed family of Fenwicke-Clennell, of Harbottle Castle, Rothbury, Northumberland. He was a son of Lt-Col Geoffrey Edward Fenwicke-Clennell (b 1896), of Eland Hall, Ponteland, Northumberland; married 1 Jun 1957, Caroline Ann Blackett (b 22 Jun 1936), elder dau of Sir Charles Douglas Blackett, 9th Baronet (Bt, E, cr 1673), by whom he had issue, 2 sons, Nicholas (b 28 Feb 1959), Luke (b 18 Sept 1961), and a daughter, Katharine Mary (b 14 Jun 1963). The second son is married to a scion of the Aykroyd Baronets, and the daughter is married to James Boughey, scion of the Boughey Baronets. The funeral takes place on Monday 18 March, at the Church of St John thre Baptist, Kirk Hammerton, York.


The Baroness Shawcross

The Baroness Shawcross, who died 2 March, 2013, was the third wife, and widow, of the life peer, Hartley Shawcross, Labour politician and Chief Prosecutor for the UK at the Nuremberg war criumes trial.

She was Susanne Monique Huiskamp, and married the peer in 1997 ~ when he was in his 96th year. Her husband died in July, 2003, aged 101.


Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Arabella Halnaby Rose Milbank

_.Natalie A. Milbank (Hicks-Löbbecke), a juvenile squeeze of Prince William, and wife of Edward Mark Somerset Milbank (b 9 Apr 1973), gave birth to a daughter, Arabella Halnaby Rose, 24 February, 2013, a sister for Harry Frederick Somerset, who was b 29 November, 2009, and for Alexander, b 17 March, 2011.Edward is the son & heir of Sir Anthony Frederick Milbank, 5th Baronet, of Barningham Park, Richmond, North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Belinda Beatrice Gore, scion of the Gore Baronets, & Natalie is the younger daughter of Major and Mrs Martin Hicks-Löbbecke, of Warminster, Wiltshire.