Thursday, October 31, 2013

Middleton twins

_.Emma Middleton (nee Straker) wife of James R. Middleton and scion of the Straker landed family, gave birth to twin boys, 22 October, 2013, brothers for Isabelle. James is a son of Mr & Mrs Richard Middleton, of Wylam, Northumberland, & Emma is a daughter of Mr & Mrs Philip Straker, of Hexham, Northumberland. -=-

Ivy Poppy Margaret Wigram (born 2013)

_Nicola J. Wigram (nee Harding), wife of the Harry Richard Clive Wigram (b 20 May, 1977), scion of the Barons Wigram (cr Baron UK, 1935), gave birth to a daughter, Ivy Poppy Margaret, 15 October, 2013. Harry Wigram is a son of Maj the Hon Andrew Francis Clive Wigram, MVO (b 18 Mar 1949), heir to the peerage, sometime Equerry to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, by his wife Gabrielle Diana Moore, & Nicola is a daughter of Mr & Mrs Richard Harding. -=-

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Addington/Foster engagement

_.The engagement was announced 30 October, 2013, between Paul Anthony Addington (born 1979), scion of the Viscounts Sidmouth (Peerage of the UK CR 1805) son of Peter John Gerald Addington (born 1948) of Highway, Calne, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Rosemary Anita Lamb, & Emma E.A. Foster, yr dau of Lt-Col & Mrs David Foster, of Broad Chalke, Wiltshire. -=-

Adcock/Hambro engagement

_.The engagement was announced 30 October, 2013, between Toby Adcock, younger son of Mr & Mrs Andrew Adcock, of London, and Daisy Hambro (born 1985), scion of that landed family, daughter of James Daryl Hambro (b 22 March, 1949), of Kimberley, Norfolk, and Mrs Hambro. -=-

Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce/Heriot Maitland engagement

_.The engagement was announced 30 October, 2013, between the Hon Nicholas Edward Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce (born 16 Feb, 1986), son and heir of the 9th Baron Thurlow (b 13 Apr, 1952), (Peerage of GB, cr 1792), of Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, by his wife the former Bridget Anne Julia Cheape, & Joanna Heriot Maitland (born 1985) scion of the Earls of Lauderdale (Earl, Scotland, 1624) middle daughter of Patrick Richard Heriot Maitland (born 1947), of Fossway, Kinross, by his wife the former Marilyn Lois Grant. -=-

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Hay/Acland engagement

_.The engagement was announced 29 October, 2013, between Timothy George Nicholas Hay (born 1980), son of Andrew Nicholas John Hay (b 10 Oct, 1951), of Fulham, London, by his wife the former Virginia Jane Coats (b 27 Aug, 1954) (see Coats Baronetcy & Barony of Glentanar), & Elizabeth Caroline Acland (born 1983) (scion of the Acland Baronets, cr 1890), daughter of Peter John Acland (b 1954), of Berryville, Virginia, and Mrs Amanda Acland (nee Ryrie), of Gittisham, Devon. Timothy Hay is a grandson paternally of the late Sir (Alan) Philip Hay, KCVO, by his wife the former Lady Margaret Katharine Seymour, Woman of the Bedchamber to HM The Queen, scion of the Marquesses of Hertford (Peerage, GB, cr 1795), sister of the 7th Marquess, &c. The bride~to~be is a granddaughter of Maj-Gen Sir John Hugh Bevil Acland, KCB, CBE (1928-2006). -=-

Flora Imogen O'Rorke (born 2013)

_- Clementine O'Rorke (nee Macmillan-Scott, born 1981), wife of David O'Rorke, and a descendant of the Barons Carnock, gave birth to a daughter, Flora Imogen, 20 October, 2013. David O'Rorke is the younger son of Mr and Mrs Tim O'Rorke, of Privett, Hampshire, and Clementine is the eldest daughter of Mr James Macmillan-Scott, of Gormellon, Spain, by his former wife the Hon Juliet Nicolson (b 9 Jun 1954), now of Alfriston, East Sussex, scion of the Barons Carnock, dau of the late Nigel Nicolson (1917-2004), by his wife the former Philippa Tennyson-D'Eyncourt, scion of that Baronetcy family. The infant is a great~great granddaughter of Sir Harold Nicolson, KCVO by his wife the Hon Vita Sackville-West, &c. -=-

Friday, October 25, 2013

Magnowski/Wallop engagement

_.The engagement was announced 25 October, 2013, between Daniel Anthony Magnowski, son of Mr & Mrs Richard Magnowski, of Netherthong, near Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, and the Lady Clementine Violet Rohais Wallop (born 1983), scion of the Earls of Portsmouth (Earl, GB, 1743), daughter of Quentin Gerard Carew Wallop, 10th Earl of Portsmouth (b 25 Jul, 1954), of Farleigh House, Farleigh Wallop, Hampshire, by his former wife Candida Frances Juliet McWilliam (now Mrs Candida Dinshaw, of Edinburgh). -=-

Shumba/Dawnay engagement

_.The engagement was announced 25 October, 2013, between Mr Reginald T. Shumba, son of Rodwell and Juliet Shumba, of Harare, Zimbabwe, and Alice Britannia Dawnay (born 1979), scion of the Viscounts Downe (Visc, Ireland, 1681), daughter of (Charles) James Payan Dawnay (b 1946), of Symington, Lanarkshire, by his wife the former Sarah Stogdon (descended from the Fergusson Baronets). Alice Dawnay is a granddaughter of Capt Oliver Dawnay, CVO, sometime private secretary to Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, by his 1st wife, Lady Margaret Boyle, dau of the 8th Earl of Glasgow, &c. -=-

Colman/Brown engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 Oct, 2013, between Nathaniel James Colman (born 1990), scion of the Colman Baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1907), second son of Jeremiah Michael Powlett Colman (b 23 Jan 1958), of Malshanger, Hampshire, and the Rev Susan Elizabeth (Sue) Colman (nee Britland), & Hannah V. Picard Brown, daughter of Mr Ian Brown and Mrs Diana Picard Brown, of Wandsworth Common, London. Nathaniel's father is the son and heir of Sir Michael Colman, 3rd Bt. -=-

Swire/Chisholm engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 Oct, 2013, between Merlin Bingham Swire (born 1973), scion of that landed family, son of son of Sir Adrian Christopher Swire, Kt (b. 1932), of Sparsholt, Oxon, by his wife, the former Lady Judith Compton (b. 1943), & Laura Caroline Chisholm (born 1978), daughter of Mr Colin Chisholm, of Owlpen, Gloucestershire, by his wife the former Hon Caroline Elizabeth Wyndham (b 1951). Merlin Swire is a grandson maternally of the 6th Marquess of Northampton, DSO (1885-1978), and Laura Chisholm is a granddaughter maternally of the 1st Baron Egremont, MBE (1920-72).. --=--

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Macpherson/Judd engagement

_.The engagement was announced 24 October, 2013, between the Hon Rory David Alisdair Macpherson (b 15 Apr, 1982), son and heir of the 3rd Baron Strathcarron (born 31 Mar, 1949) (Peerage of the UK cr 1936), of Beaulieu, Hampshire, by his wife the former Gillian Rosamund Allison (b 15 Sept, 1946), & Miss Katrina Judd, daughter of Mr Alan Judd, of London, and Mrs Wanda Jewiss, of Marbella, Spain. -=-

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Hon Anne Jeannetta Essex Garnett 1927-2013

_.The Hon Anne Jeannetta Essex Garnett (nee Cholmondeley), who died at Perth, 18 Oct, 2013, aged 86, was a scion of the Barons Delamere (Baron, UK, cr 1821). She was born 2 Sept, 1927, younger daughter of the 4th Baron Delamere (1900-79), by his 1st wife, the former Phyllis Anne Montagu Douglas Scott (scion of the Dukes of Buccleuch and Queensberry); and married 30 Nov, 1951, Conrad Peter Almeric Garnett, by whom she had issue, two sons. She was predeceased by her husband and by one of her sons. The funeral is at Perth Crematorium, 1 Nov, 2013. -=-

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Parsons/Hanbury engagement

_.The engagement was announced 19 Oct, 2013, between the Hon Michael john Finn Parsons (born 1981), scion of the Earls of Rosse (Peerage of Ireland, cr 1806), younger son of William Brendan Parsons, 7th Earl of Rosse (b 21 Oct 1936), by his wife the former Alison Margaret Cooke-Hurle {scion of that landed family}, & Prunella Lettice M. Hanbury {born 1982}, daughter of Mr William McLaughlin, of London, and **Miss Amanda Hanbury. Michael Parsons is a nephew of the 1st Earl of Snowdon, GCVO, former husband of HRH The Princess Margaret, &c. ** Amanda Hanbury {b 20 Jul, 1941}, scion of Hanbury, formerly of Kingston Marurward, dau of Lt-Col Hanmer Cecil Hanbury, MVO, MC (1916-1994), by his wife the former Prunella Kathleen Charlotte Higgins (1916-2004), scion of that landed family. -=-

Friday, October 18, 2013

The 7th Baron Waterpark 1926-2013

_. Frederick Caryll Philip Cavendish, 7th Baron Waterpark (Peerage of Ireland, cr 1792), died in London, 16 October, 2013. He was 87. He was born 6 Oct, 1926, son of Col Frederick Cavendish, CMG (1877-1931), by his wife the former Enid Maud Lindeman {who was later Viscountess Furness and Countess of Kenmare}, dau of Charles Lindeman, of Sydney, NSW, and succeeded to the barony and baronetcy on his uncle's death, 26 Nov, 1948. He married 17 Apr, 1951, Danièle Alice Guirche, dau. of Roger Guirche, of 1 Avenue Bugeaud, Paris, France, by whom he had issue, one son, and 2 daughters. The family honours now pass to his only son, the Hon Roderick Alexander Cavendish (b 10 Oct, 1959). -=-

Maitland-Makgill-Crichton/Pelly engagement

_.The engagement was announced 18 Oct, 2013 between Andrew Maitland-Makgill-Crichton, scion of the Earls of Lauderdale (Earl, S, 1624), son of Maj and Mrs David Maitland-Makgill-Crichton, of Port of Menteith, Stirling, & Alice Mary Pelly {b 12 Oct 1987}, scion of the Pelly Baronets {Bt, cr UK, 1840}, daughter of John Marriott Pelly (b 1953), of Battersea, London, by his wife the former Caroline Mary Griffith. -=-

Clifford/Blake-Lane engagement

_. The engagement was announced 18 Oct, 2013, between the Hon Alexander Thomas Hugh Clifford (born 24 Sept, 1985), elder son and heir of the 14th Baron Clifford of Chuldeigh (b 17 Mar, 1948) (Peerage of England, cr 1672), of Ugbrooke Park, Chudleigh, Devon, by his former wife (Muriel) Suzanne Austin, & Dr Caitlin Blake-Lane, daughter of Mr & Mrs Roger Blake-Lane, of Toorak, Melbourne, Australia. -=-

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Ingilby/Nicholson engagement

_.The engagement was announced 17 October, 2013, between James William Francis Ingilby (born 15 June, 1985), eldest son and heir of Sir Thomas Colvin William Ingilby, 6th Baronet (born 1955), of Ripley Castle, near Harrogate, North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Emma Clare Roebuck Thompson, and Sara, middle daughter of Mr & Mrs Jonathan Nicholson, of Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. -=-

Monday, October 14, 2013

Arthur Hugh Archie Ferguson (born 2013)

_. A great-great grandson for Sir Winston Churchill in the shape of Arthur Hugh Archie Ferguson, born in Hong Kong, 2 Sept, 2013, to Andrew C. Ferguson, son of Mr Nicholas Ferguson, of Rattery, Devon, & Mrs Harriet Ellis, of Farnham, Surrey, and Gemma Mary Soames (b 1979), scion of the Soames landed family, daughter of the Hon Jeremy Bernard Soames (b 25 May, 1952), of West Barsham, Norfolk, by his wife the former Susanna Keith. -=-

3rd Baron Kindersley 1929-2013

_.Robert Hugh Molesworth Kindersley, 3rd Baron Kindersley (Peerage of the UK, cr 1941), died 9 October, 2013. He was 84. He was born 18 Aug 1929, son of the 2nd Baron Kindersley (1899-1976), by his wife the former Nancy Farnsworth Boyd (d 1977), and succeeded to the peerage on his father's death, 1976. Married firstly, 1954 (div 1989) Lady Venice Marigold Hill(Lady Rosie Kindersley, b 1930) sister of 8th Marquess of D0wnshire, by whom he had issue, three sons Rupert, Hugh (who died 1991) and Dickon, and by a daughter, Anna. He married 2ndly, 1989, Patricia Margaret NORMAN (formerly Mrs Henry Crichton-Stuart, scion of the Marquesses of Bute) dau of Brig Hugh Ronald NORMAN, DSO of Kent. Thanksgiving Service at the Guard's Chapel, Wellington Barracks, 19 Nov. Lord Kindersley is succeeded by his eldest son, Rupert John Molesworth Kindersley, who was born 11 March, 1955. -=-

Friday, October 04, 2013

Charles Henry Nevin Wouters (b 2013)

_. Christina Margaret Wouters {b 1982,née Agnew}, wife of Leo Frederick Adrian Wouters, and scion of the Agnew of Lochnaw Baronets, gave birth to a son, Charles Henry Nevin, 10 Sept, 2013, a brother for Rory Andrew Leo, who was b 2011. Mrs Wouters is a daughter of Andrew Robert AGNEW (b 1956), by his former wife Patricia (b 1952 reg Q1 Gateshead) d of Sir (Thomas) Russell FAIRGRIEVE CBE TD (1924-99) of Pankalan, Boleside, Galashiels, Selkirk, and Millie MITCHELL. -==-

Oliver John Barttelot Pittman (b 2013)

_. Ursulina Mary Pittman {nee Barttelot, b 1978}, wife of Rupert Edward L. Pittman {b 1971}, gave birth to a son, Oliver John Barttelot, 21 September, 2013, a brother for William Frederick {b 2009}, and for Arabella Mary Fiona {who was b 2010}. Rupert is a son of John M. Pittman {b 1935}, by his wife the former Hazel Brown, & Ursulina is a daughter of Col Sir Brian Walter De Stopham BARTTELOT OBE 5th Bt (b 1941) and Hon (Mary Angela) Fiona WELD FORESTER OStJ (b 1944) d of the 7th Baron FORESTER (1899-1977), by his wife the former Marie PERROTT, scion of the Bts of that name. -=-

Oliver Rainsford Barclay 1919-2013

_.Oliver Rainsford Barclay, student worker and evangelical historian, who died 12 September, 2013, aged 94, was a scion of the Barclay of Higham landed family, and a descendant of the Buxton Baronets. He was born 22 Feb, 1919, at Kobe, Japan, third son of Joseh Gurney Barclay (b 9 Feb 1879- d ), by his 2nd wife the former Gwendoline Rose Watney, scion of that landed family; married 1stly, 1949, Dorothy (d 19 May, 1964), dau of J. Somerville Knott, by whom he had 3 sons, Andrew, Stephen and Prof John Barclay, and a daughter, Janet. Married 2ndly, 1965, Daisy Hickey, who survives him. -=-

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Avril Primrose Allhusen {nee Liston Foulis} 1915-2013

_.Avril Primrose Allhusen (nee Liston Foulis), who has died aged 98, was a scion of the Liston Foulis Baronets (Bt, NS, cr 1634). She was born 5 Apr, 1915, only daughter of Maj. Archibald Primrose Liston Foulis (1874-1917), by his wife the former Agnese Eudora Wingate, and married 22 Nov, 1946, Maj. Desmond Allhusen (b 23 Aug 1896), scion of that landed family, of Bradenham Hall, Thetford, son of Wilton Allhusen (1840-1924), by his wife the former Adelaide Vandeleur, scion of that landed Irish family. No issue. Funeral at Yeovil Crematorium, Friday 18 Oct, 2013. -=-

Lady de Montmorency, widow of the 19th (and last) Baronet

_.Lady de Montmorency, who died 29 September, 2013, was the widow of Sir Arnold Geoffroy de Montmorency, 19th Baronet (1908-2003) (Bt, Ireland, cr 1631). She was the former Nettie Hay Anderson, daughter of William Anderson, of Morayshire, and married Sir Arnold 1stly in 1949 (div 1953) and then re~married in 1972. No issue. The baronetcy became extinct on her husband's demise, 23 Dec, 2003. Funeral at St Edmund's Church, Southwold, 9 Oct, 2013. -=-

Douglas-Hamilton/Fry engagement

_.The engagement was announced 2 Oct, 2013, between the Hon Charles Douglas Douglas-Hamilton (b 1979), scion of the Earls of Selkirk (disclaimed) and Dukes of Hamilton & Brandon, & Katherine Elizabeth Fry (b 1980), daughter of Lt-Gen Sir Robert Alan Fry, KCB, CBE (b 1951), of Sherborne, Dorset, by his wife the former Elizabeth Anne Woolmore. Charles Douglas-Hamilton is the second son of the life peer the Baron Selkirk of Douglas, PC, QC (b 1942), of North Berwick, East Lothian, by his wife the former Hon (Priscilla) Susan Buchan (b 1949), daughter of the 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir (1911-96)by his 1st wife the LP Baroness TWEEDSMUIR OF BELHAVIE (1915-78) &c. (*) NOTE: Lord Selkirk of Douglas, having succeeded as 11th Earl of SELKIRK &c on 23 Nov 1994 - as a consequence of the title's famous 'shifting remainder' which precluded any Duke of Hamilton & Brandon from holding the earldom whilst enjoying the higher honours and if there was an heir available for the earldom - (a claim subsequently admitted by Lyon Court in 1996), disclaimed his peerages for life some five days later on 28 Nov 1994. -=-

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Wentworth Louis Canning Beaumont (b 2013)

_.Vanessa Beaumont (nee Webb), wife of the Hon Wenworth Ambrose Ismay BEAUMONT (b 1979), scion of the Viscounts Allendale, gave birth to a son and heir, Wentworth Louis Canning, 18 September, 2013. The Hon Wentworth Beaumont is the only son and heir apparent of (4th) Viscount ALLENDALE (b 1948) by his wife the former Theresa (Tessa) Mary Magdalene More O'Ferrall (b 1950), & Vanessa is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Peter Webb, of Kensington, London. Viscountess Allendale is a dau of Francis Ambrose MORE O'FERRALL, scion of that Irish gentry family, and Angela Mary (b 1925) dau of Sir Anthony Henry Mather MATHER-JACKSON 6th Bt (1899-1983) and Evelyn Mary (dau of Lt-Col Sir Henry Kenyon STEPHENSON 1st Bt). --==--

8th Earl Temple of Stowe 1924-2013

_.The 8th Earl Temple of Stowe (Peerage of the UK, cr 1822), died 17 September, 2013. He was 88. Walter Grenville Algernon TEMPLE-GORE-LANGTON was b 2 Oct 1924 son of Cdr Hon Evelyn Arthur Grenville Temple-Gore-Langton DSO RN (1884-1972) and Irene Maria (d 1967) d of Brig-Gen Cavendish Walter GARTSIDE-SPAIGHT (d 1934) of Derry Castle, Killaloe, Ireland. He succeeded to the earldom on the demise of his cousin, a travelling salesman in Australia, 28 August, 1988. He m 1stly 1954 Zillah Ray (d 1966) d of James BOXALL of Tillington, Petworth, Sussex. He married 2ndly, 1968 Margaret Elizabeth Graham d of Col Henry William SCARTH of Breckness, of Skaill House, Orkney. He had 2 sons and a dau by his 1st marriage. The peerage devolves upon his elder son, James Grenville Temple-Gore-Langton, styled Lord Langton, who was born 11 September, 1955. Service of Thanksgiving at St. Mary's, Easton, near Winchester, on 1st October, 2013. -=-

Sybil Sabrina Ernestine von Hofmannsthal (b 2013)

_.The Lady Frances von Hofmannsthal (née Armstrong-Jones) b 1979, wife of Rodolphe von Hofmannsthal, gave birth to a daughter, Sybil Sabrina Ernestine, 29 Aug, 2013, a sister for Rex Antony Octavian, who was b 2 May, 2008, and for Maud Dolores Diamond, who was b 1 December, 2009. Rodolphe is a son of Mr Octavian Charles Hugo von Hofmannsthal (b. 1946), and Mrs von Hofmannsthal, and Lady Frances is the only child of the 1st Earl of Snowdon, GCVO (b. 1930), by his 2nd wife, the former Lucy Mary Davies. Rodolphe von Hofmannsthal is a great-grandson of the 6th Marquess of Anglesey. Rodople's father is a son of Raimund von Hofmannsthal (d. 1974), who married (as his second wife) in 1939, the Lady Elisabeth Hester Mary Paget (b. 1916), daughter of the 6th Marquess of Anglesey (1885-1947). -=-

+ Baroness Pender, wife of the 3rd Baron

.The Baroness Pender, of Tilmanstone, Kent, who died 26 September, 2013, was the wife of John Willoughby Denison-Pender, 3rd Baron Pender (b 6 May 1933) (Peerage of the UK cr 1937). She was the former Julia Cannon, daughter of Richard Nevill Cannon, OBE, of Coombe Place, Lewes, West Sussex, and married in 1962. She is survived by her husband, a son, and two daughters. Service of Thanksgiving at the Church of St Clement, Sandwich, Kent, Wednesday 9 Oct. -=-

The 6th Earl Grey 1939-2013

_. Richard Fleming George Charles Grey, 6th Earl Grey (Peerage of the UK, cr 1806), died 10 September, 2013. He was 74. He was born 5 March, 1939, son of Albert Henry George Campbell Grey (1912-42), by his wife the former Vera Helen Louise Harding (d 1964), and succeeded to the peerages on the demise of his second cousin twice removed, 2 Apr, 1963. mar. (1)26 Mar 1966 (div. 1974) Margaret Ann Bradford, 1st dau. of Henry G Bradford, of Ashburton, co. Devon mar. (2)2 Aug 1974 Stephanie Caroline Denham (former wife of Surgn Cdr Neil Leicester Denham RN), only dau. of Donald Gaskell-Brown, of Newton Ferrers, co. Devon. The heir presumptive to the earldom is Lord Grey's younger brother, the Hon Philip Kent Grey, who was born 11 May, 1940. -=-

Adrian Dodd-Noble (c1922-2013)

_.Adrian Dodd-Noble, who died 22 September, 2013, aged 91, was a grandson matrenally of the 1st (and last) Baron Kirkley. He was a son of Capt Cecil Kingsley DODD (1888-1971) and Hon Phyllis Margaret NOBLE (1898-1964) yr d of 1st & last Baron KIRKLEY (1863-1935) and Margaret (c1859-1928) d of William DIXON of Humshaugh, Northumberland. He m 1947 Lady Elizabeth Theresa BOYLE (1920-81, raised to the rank of an earl's dau 1967), descended from the 8th Earl of CORK & ORRERY, and from the 1st Earl of COTTENHAM, and from the 1st Duke of LEINSTER and from the barons DE ROS, etc, etc. They had 4 sons and a dau. Thanksgiving at St Cuthbert's, Allendale, Northumberland, 2 Oct 2013. -=-

Bazany/Keenan engagement

The engagement was announced 27 September, 2013, between Philip S.D. Bazany, son of Mr & Mrs Brano Bazany, of Bray, Berkshire, & Rosalind Jane Keenan (born 1983), daughter of Brigadier David H. Keenan, of Stourton Caundle, Dorset, by his wife the former Wendy Margaret Wuerzer (b 1951), descended from the Earls Temple of Stowe (Earl, UK, cr 1822). -=-

Teddy Renwick (b 2013)

-. Jennifer E. Renwick (nee Reid), wife of Rory Eustace Deuchar Renwick (b 1975), scion of the Renwick Baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1921), gave birth to a son, Teddy, 23 Aug, 2013, a brother for Beatrice. Rory is the youngest son of Sir Richard Eustace Renwick, 4th Baronet, and Lady Renwick (a scion of the Milburn Baronets), of Whalton House, Whalton, Northumberland, and Jennifer is the elder daughter of Mr and Mrs John Reid, of Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. ==--==--

Kinvara Rose Cooper Wilkinson (b 2013)

Lora Wilkinson (née Noel-Paton), wife of Anthony J.C. Wilkinson, & scion of the Barons Ferrier (extinct), gave birth to a daughter, Kinvara Rose Cooper, in Singapore, 9 September, 2013, a sister for Alec and Saskia. Anthony is a son of Mr & Mrs John Wilkinson, of Chedworth, Gloucestershire, & Lora is a dau of the Hon (Frederick) Ranald Noel-Paton (b 1938), of Abernethy, Perthshire, by his wife the former Patricia Stirling, scion of Stirling of Cadder landed gentry (dau of Gen Sir William Stirling, GCB). Lora Wilkinson is a granddaughter paternally of the Baron Ferrier (1900-4 June 1992), life peer. --==--

Lt-Col John Cecil (Johnny) Howard-Vyse 1947-2013

_.Lieutenant-Colonel John Cecil (Johnny) Howard-Vyse, North Yorkshire landowner, scion of a landed family, & descendant of the Barons Middleton, died at his home, 22 September, 2013. He was 65. He was born 5 Dec, 1947, second son of Lt-Gen Sir Edward Howard-Vyse, KBE, MC, DL (1905-92), of Langton Hall, Malton, North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Mary Bridget Willoughby (1910-2003), scion of the Barons Middleton; married 1972, Jennifer (Jenny) Anne Collin (b 1951), dau of Maj-Gen Geoffrey de Egglesfield Collin, CB, MC, DL (1921-2009), of Roecliffe, Boroughbridge, by his wife the former Angela Stella Young; by whom he had issue, Georgie, James and Vicky. Thanksgiving Service on Tuesday 1st October at St Lambert's Church, Burneston, DL8 2JB. -=-