Saturday, June 01, 2013

Hon William Southwell Russell 1930-2013

_.The Hon William Southwell Russell, who died 24 May, 2013, was brother and heir pres of the 27th Baron De Clifford (Peerage of England, cr 1299). He was born 26 Feb, 1930, son of Edward Southwell Russell, 26th Baron de Clifford, OBE (1907-82), by his 1st wife the former Dorothy Evelyn Meyrick (who d 1987); married 1961, Jean Brodie, dau of Neil Brodie Henderson (descended from the Madden Baronets), by whom he had issue. A Thanksgiving service takes place at Holy Trinity, Long Newnton, Gloucestershire, 14 June. Mr Russell's son, Miles Edward Southwell Russell, who was born 7 Aug 1966, is now heir pres to his uncle's barony. -=-

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