Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Dowager Baroness Egremont 1925-2013

. The Dowager Baroness Egremont, who died 4 November, 2013, aged 88, was the widow of John Edward Reginald Wyndham, 1st Baron Egremont (Peerage of the UK, cr 1963) and 6th Baron Leconfield (cr 1859), and was a scion of the extinct Earls of Dunraven & Mount Earl. She was the former Pamela Wyndham-Quin, born 29 Apr, 1925, third dau of Capt the Hon Valentine Wyndham-Quin, RN (1890-1983), by his wife the former Marjorie Pretyman, scion of that landed family (descended from the Bridgeman Earls of Bradford). Pamela Wyndham-Quin married John Wyndham, 24 July, 1947. He was Private Secretary to Harold Macmillan when Prime Minister 1957-63, &c. He died in 1972. Lady Egremont leaves 2 sons and 1 dau. Her elder son, Max, is the 2nd Baron. Funeral at St Mary's Church, Petworth, 15 Nov, 2013. -=-

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