Friday, November 14, 2014

Baroness Marples (d 2014)

_. The Baroness Marples, who died 1 November, 2014, aged 95, was the widow of the life peer the Baron Marples, PC (1907-78), who as Ernest Marples, PC, MP, was Conservative MP for Wallasey, and served as Minister of Transport; she was the former Ruth Alianore Dobson, dau of F.W. Dobson, of Nottingham, and married Marples in 1956, as his second wife. She was widowed in 1978. No issue of the union.

Funeral 21 Nov, followed by burial at Kensal Greem Cemetery.

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