Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Dowager Viscountess Waverley, widow of 2nd Viscount

_. The Dowager Viscountess Waverley, who died 12 August, 2013, aged 88, was the widow of David Aslastair Pearson Anderson, 2nd Viscount Waverley 1911-90 (Peerage of the UK, cr 1952). She was the former Lorna Myrtle Ann Ledgerwood, daughter of Lt-Col Frederick Hill Ledgerwood, and Mrs Alfred John Home Ross, and married the then Hon David Anderson, 13 Nov, 1948. Her husband succeeded, to the viscountcy on the demise of his father, 4 Jan 1958, the 1st Viscount, who, as John Anderson, served in the wartime government of Winston Churchill successively as Lord Privy Seal, Home Secretary and Minister for Home Security {after whom is named the Anderson Shelter}, Lord President of the Council and Chancellor of the Exchequer. He was created a peer in 1952. Lady Waverley leaves a son, John, the 3rd viscount, and two daughters, Ida and Patricia. -=-

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