Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Hon Mrs Frederick Clegg-Hill: mother of the 9th Viscount Hill

__.The Hon Mrs Frederick Clegg-Hill, who died 22 May, 2013, was the widow of Maj the Hon Frederick Raymond Clegg-Hill (1909-45), 2nd son of the 6th Viscount Hill (1876-1957) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1842). She was the former Alice Dorothy Chapman, scion of the Chapmans of Donhead House, younger daughter of Rear-Admiral Cuthbert Godfrey Chapman, MVO (b 29 Aug 1862), by his wife the former Hon Dorothy Beatrix Wynn (b 1877), scion of the Barons Newborough (Peerage of Ireland, cr 1776; English Baronetcy cr 1742). Married Maj Clegg-Hill, of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 13 Nov, 1938. He was killed in action in Germany, 13 Apr, 1945, and a son Peter, was born posthumously, 17 Oct, 1945. who succeeded his cousin, in Feb 2003, as 9th Viscount Hill. Funeral at St Mary's Church, Stone in Oxney, 13 June. -=-

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