Monday, July 29, 2013

Lt-Col Peter Orlando Ronald Bridgeman 1933-2013

_.Lt-Col. Peter Orlando Ronald Bridgeman, who died 25 July, 2013, at Fallodon, Northumberland, aged 80, was a scion of the Earls of Bradford (Earl, UK, cr 1815). His home was at Fallodon Hall, near Alnwick. He was born 9 May, 1933, the son of Colonel the Hon Henry George Orlando Bridgeman, DSO, MC (1882-1972), by his wife the former Joan Constable-Maxwell (d 1991), scion of the Lord Herries of Terregles (Lordship, Scotland, 1490). He was educated at Ampleforth. Lieutenant-Col, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers (TA); married 1967, Sarajane, dau of Patrick Corbett, by whom he had issue, a son, Mark, and two daughters, Emma and Davina. The funeral takes place at St Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Alnwick, Monday 5 Aug. -=-

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