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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Death of Lady Raglan, wife of the 6th Baron
_. The Baroness Raglan, who died at her home 5 July, 2014, was the wife for 58 years of Geoffrey Somerset, 6th Baron Raglan (born 29 Aug, 1932) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1852).
She was the former Caroline Rachel Hill, the only daughter of Colonel (Edward) Roderick Hill, DSO, and married the then Geoffrey Somerset, 6 Oct, 1956. Her husband, a younger son of the 4th Baron (1885-1964), succeeded to the peerage on the death of his elder brother, 24 January, 2010.
Lady Raglan is survived by her husband and by 2 daughters, Belinda and Lucy. Her only son, the Hon Arthur Geoffrey Somerset, who was b 27 Apr, 1960, died 25 July, 2012.
A Service of Celebration of her life will be held at St Denys Church, Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire, 6 Aug, 2014.