Friday, January 30, 2015

Hon Rafe Mountstuart Elphinstone (born 2015)

_. The Lady Elphinstone, wife of the Queen's cousin, the 19th Lord Elphinstone (b 15 Apr, 1980) (Peerage of Scotland, cr 1509, Baron, UK, cr 1885), gave birth to a second son, the Hon Rafe Mountstuart Elphinstone, 22 January, 2015, a brother for Jago, Master of Elphinstone, who was b in 2011, and for Isla, who was born in 2008.

Lord Elphinstone is a son of the late 18th peer by his wife the former Willa Mary Gabriel Chetwode, scion of the Barons Chetwode, and is a gt-gt-grandson of the 14th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne.

He married in 2007, Nicola J Hall, daughter of Michael Hall, of Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.


Monday, January 26, 2015

Vestey/Beaumont engagement

_. The engagement was announced 26 January, 2015, between the Hon Arthur George Vestey (born 1985), scion of the Barons Vestey (Baron, UK, cr 1922), second son of the 3rd Baron Vestey (born 1941) of Stowell Park, Gloucestershire, by his wife the former Celia Knight, scion of that landed family, & the Hon Martha Rose Beaumont (born 1986), scion of the Viscounts Allendale {Visc. UK, cr 1911), third daughter of  the 4th Viscount Allendale (b 1948),  of Bywell Castle, Northumberland, by his wife the former Theresa Mary Magdalene More O'Ferrall.


Saturday, January 24, 2015

Dowager Countess of Gosford 1911-2015

_. The Dowager Countess of Gosford, who died 15 January, 2015, aged circa 103, was the second wife, and widow of the 6th Earl of Gosford, OBE (1911-66) {Peerage of Ireland, cr 1806).

She was the former Cynthia Margaret West, born in 1911, daughter of Capt Henry Cave West, MC, RHA, who was killed in Mesopotamia in 1915; married firstly, Maj James Delius, 13th/18th Hussars, who was killed in action in Normandy in 1944; married 2ndly, 21 Sept, 1960, as his second wife, the 6th Earl of Gosford, OBE, who died 17 Feb, 1966, when he was succeeded by a son of his first marriage.

The countess leaves two children from her first marriage, David and Nicky (Christie).


Friday, January 23, 2015

(Kenneth) James Graham 1947-2015

_. (Kenneth) James (Jamie) Graham, who died 21 January, 2015, aged 67, was a scion of the Graham baronets (Bt, of Larbert House, cr 1906).

He was born 30 June, 1947, a son of Maj-Gen Frederick Clarence Campbell Graham, CB, DSO (1908-88), by his wife the former Phyllis Mary MacMahon; married 1972, Victoria Margaret Anne, yst dau of Maj Andrew Stirling Home Drummond Moray, scion of the landed family, by whom he had issue, a son, Magnus (b 1974), and a daughter, Nina (b 1976).

A Thanksgiving Service for his life will be held at St James the Great, Dauntsey, Monday 16 Feb.


Serena Margaret Gore {nee Mounsey} (d 2015)

_. Serena Margaret Gore, who died 21 January, 2015, at Amesbury Abbey Nursing home, was the wife of a scion of the Earls Temple of Stowe (Peerage of the UK, cr 1822), and was mother of the Duchess of Norfolk.

She was the former Serena Margaret Mounsey, daughter of Charles Francis Ewart Mounsey, of Yaxley Hall, Eye, Suffolk, formerly of Kuala Lumpur, Malaya, and of Mrs Kenneth Robert Porter Sangster, of Turness, Tilford, Surrey, and married 29 April, 1957 {div 1969}, as his first wife, Capt John Temple Gore,Coldstream Guards {kinsman of the Earls Temple of Stowe, but not descended from the 1st Earl & a grandson maternally of the 16th Earl of Eglinton & Winton}; she had issue, a son, Christopher Charles (born 1959), and two daughters, Charlotte Sara Jane (born 1958), and Georgina Susan (born 1962), wife of the 18th Duke of Norfolk, hereditary Earl Marshal, &c.

Funeral at St Mary & St Melor, Amesbury, 30 January, 2015.


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lynne Anne Staveley (nee Raper) c1949-2015

_. Lynne Anne Staveley {nee Raper}, who died 16 January, 2015, at her home at Mickley Park, Mickley, near Ripon, aaged 65, was the wife of Robert Staveley, of that landed family, formerly of North Stainley Hall, Ripon. See was the former Lynne Anne Raper, and married Robert Staveley, son of Capt (William Arthur) Miles Staveley, Green Howards (who d 1981), by his wife the former Nancy Constance Cail (who d 2007).

She is survived by her husband and a son, James and daughter, Amanda, who was sometime the inamorata of HRH The Duke of York.


Lady Richard Percy 1927-2015

_. Lady Richard Percy, who died  10 January, 2015, aged 87, was the second wife, and widow of Lord Richard Charles Percy (1921-89), third son of the 8th Duke of Northumberland.

She was the former Hon Clayre Campbell, born 28 May, 1927, second daughter of the 4th Baron Stratheden & Campbell (1899-1981) by his first wife the former Jean Helen St Clair Anstruther-Gray (d 1956); she married 1stly 1950 (div 1974), as his 1st wife,  Nicholas Ridley, MP (b 1929, d 1993), afterwards a life peer as Baron Ridley of Liddesdale (cr 1992). Her first husband was a scion of the Viscounts Ridley; married 2ndly, 1979, as his 2nd wife, Lord Richard Percy, 3rd son of the 8th Duke of Northumberland (1880-1930), by his wife the former Lady Helen Gordon-Lennox (d 1965), daughter of the 7th Duke of Richmond & Gordon, &c.

Lady Richard Percy leaves three daughters from her first marriage, Jane, Susanna and Jessica.

A celebration of her life will be held at St John's, Hyde Park, 5 Feb, 2015.


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The 6th Baron Southampton 1928-2015

_. The 6th Baron Southampton {Peerage of GB, cr 1780}, died 10 January, 2015. He was 86.

Charles James FitzRoy was born 12 August, 1928, son of the 5th Baron (1904-89), who disclaimed his peerage of life, by his 1st wife the former Margaret Drake (who died in 1931). The Barons Southampton are a cadet of the Dukes of Grafton, descending from King Charles II. He succeeded to his father's peerage in 1989.

Lord Southampton was twice wed; firstly 29 May, 1951, to Pamela Anne Henniker (d Feb 1997), daughter of Edward Percy Henniker; married 2ndly, Oct 1997, Mrs Alma Pasquale Slater (nee Perez).

From his first marriage he had issue ~, two sons Charles & Edward and 2 daughter Isabelle & Geraldine. He was predeceased by his elder son, killed in an accident, in 1975.The only surviving son, who succeeds to the peerage, was born 8 July, 1955.

Fuineral at Holyu Trinity, Drewsteightnton, Monday 26 January, 2015.


Monday, January 19, 2015

The 8th Marquess of Ailsa 1956-2015

_. The Marquess of Ailsa, Chief of the name and arms of the clan Kennedy, who died suddenly in Florida, 15 January, 2015, aged 58, was the eighth holder of the peerage (Marquess, cr UK, 1831).

Archibald David Kennedy was born 13 Sept, 1956, son of the 7th Marquess (1925-94), by his wife the former Mary Burn (d 2007), and succeeded to the peerage on his father's death, 7 Apr, 1994.

Lord Ailsa was also Earl of Casillis in the peerage of Scotland (cr 1509), Lord Kennedy (also in the peerage of Scotland), and Baron Ailsa (Peerage of the UK), &c.

The marquess married in 1979 (div 1989), Dawn Leslie Anne Keen, only daughter of David A. Keen, by whom he had two daughters, Lady Rosemary Kennedy (born in 1980), and Lady Alicia-Jane Kennedy, who was born in 1981.

He is succeeded in the family honours by his younger brother, Lord David Thomas Kennedy, of Morriston, Culzean, co Ayr, who was born 3 July, 1958.


Friday, January 16, 2015

Anna Carlyn Swire (born 2014)

_. Laura Caroline Swire (nee Chisholm, born 1978), wife of Merlin Bingham Swire (born 1973), scion of that landed family, gave birth to a daughter, Anna Carlyn, 21 December, 2014.

Merlin is the 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 is the 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, January 15, 2015

Ike Stephen Mark Elliot (born 2014)

_. Mary-Clare Elliot {nee Winwood}, wife of Benjamin William Elliot (b 1975), descended from the Barons Ashcombe, gave birth to a son, Ike Stephen Mark, 31 Dec, 2014.

Ben Elliot is the son of Simon John Elliot by his wife the former Annabel Shand (b 1949), & Mary-Clare (b circa 1987), is dau of Stephen (Steve) Lawrence Winwood (b 1948), by his wife the former Eugenia Clafton.
Ben Elliot is a nephew of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall. Ben's wife is a daughter of Steve Winwood, the singer, songwriter and musician, &c

The couple have a son Arthur, born in 2012.


Palmer/Brinkley engagement

_. The engagement was announced 15 January, 2015, between Nicholas J. Palmer (born 1987), second son of John Reginald David Palmer, of Carlton Curlieu, Leicestershire, by his wife the former Lady Laura Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (b 1956), scion of the Earls of Minto {Earl, UK, cr 1813), & Alice C. Brinkley, second daughter of Mr & Mrs John Brinkley, of Chelsea, London.

Nicholas Palmer is a grandson maternally of the 6th Earl of Minto.


Philippa Margery Warde-Norbury 1938-2015

_. Philippa Margery Warde-Norbury, who died 10 January, 2015, aged 76, was a scion of the Cooke baronets {Bt, E, 1661, of Wheatley Hall, Yorks}, and was widow of Tony Warde-Norbury, of that landed family, of Hooton Pagnell Hall, &c.

She was born in 1938, dau of Col Philip Ralph Davies-Cooke, of Owston Hall, Yorks, by his wife {and kinswoman} the former Kathleen Mabel Davies-Cooke, OBE (who d 1994), and married 15 April, 1961, Capt. (William George) Antony (Tony) Warde-Norbury (1936-2014), late Coldstream Guards, a scion of the Warde-Aldam landed family of Hooton Pagnell, Healey & Frickley.

Her husband, who died 1 January, 2014, aged 77, was born 13 March, 1936, son of Maj Harold George Norbury, later Warde-Norbury (1899-1974), of  Hooton Pagnell Hall, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, by his wife the former Mary Betty Warde-Aldam (b 27 Mar, 1909 -  d 1978). Mary Betty Norbury received the Hooton Pagnell estate as a gift from her father, Col William St Andrew Warde-Aldam, in 1952, and she and her husband assumed the surname of Warde-Norbury by Royal Licence in 1958.

She leaves issue ~ William Mark Antony, born 29 Jul, 1962, (who succeeded to the Hooton Pagnell estate some years ago) and Alistair George, b 1966.

Funeral at All Saints' Church, Hooton Pagnell, South Yorkshire, Tues 27 Jan, 2015.


Hon Caroline Elizabeth Maud Partridge (nee Cust) 1928-2015

_. The Hon Caroline Partridge, who died 13 January, 2015, aged 86, was a scion of the Barons Brownlow (Baron, GB, cr 1776).

She was born the Hon Caroline Elizabeth Maud Cust, 5 Oct, 1928, the only daughter of the 6th Baron Brownlow, DL (1899-1978), of Belton House, near Grantham, by his 1st wife the former Katherine Kinloch, scion of the Kinloch baronets (Bt, Novia Scotia, 1686). Her father, a Lord in Waiting to King Edward VIII, accompanied the then Mrs Wallis Simpson to France during the Abdication Crisis, 1936, &c.

She married 15 May, 1954 (div 1973), John Arthur Partridge, son of Claud Partridge, by whom she had issue. She was Mayoress of Grantham, 1950-51.

Funeral at Belton Church, Belton, Lincs, 27 January, 2015.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Wolfe Murray/Rowland engagement

_. The engagement was announced 14 January, 2015, between Rory James Wolfe Murray (born 1965), scion of the Murray baronets of Blackbarony (Baronetcy of NS, cr 1628), son of the late James Archibald Wolfe Murray, by his former 1st wife, the former Lady Diana Lucy Douglas Home (born 1940), scion of the Earls of Home (Earl, Scot, cr 1605), & Sophie L. Rowland, daughter oif Maj Graeme Rowland, and of Mrs Elizabeth Rowland, MBE, of Cirencester, Glos.

Rory Wolfe Murray married firstly, in 1987, Marion Zorab, by whom he has issue. He is a grandson maternally of Sir Alec Douglas-Home, the Prime Minister 1963-64 (aka the disclaimed 14th Earl of Home, and later Baron Home of the Hirsel, &c.)


Theodore Alfred James Montagu (born 2015)

_.The Hon Pollyanna Mary Clare Montagu (b 1981, nee Harmsworth), wife of Lieutenant Timothy B.E.P. Montagu, RN (b 1982), gave birth to a son, Theodore Alfred James, at Winchester, 7 January, 2015, a brother for Amelia Faye Julia, who was born 8 March, 2011.
Timothy Montagu is the son of Peter Edward Gerald Body by his wife the former Lady Julia Frances Montagu (now deceased), and Pollyanna is the youngest dau of the 3rd Baron Harmsworth and Baroness Harmsworth.

Lt. Montagu has been adopted by his uncle and aunt, the 11th Earl and Countess of Sandwich.

George Richard Heathcoat Amory (born 2014)

_. Lucy Heathcoat Amory (nee Reid), wife of Simon Charles Heathcoat Amory (b 1982), scion of the Heathcoat Amory Baronets (Baronet, UK, cr 1874), gave birth to a son, George Richard, 30 December, 2014, a brother for Arthur.

Simon is the elder son of Charles William Heathcoat Amory (b 1945), of South Molton, Devon, and Mrs Harmony Joanna Heathcoat Amory (nee Lyell), of Wylye, Wiltshire, and Lucy Heathcoat Amory is the elder daughter of Mr and Mrs Richard Reid, of Harpenden, Hertfordshire. 


Camilla Dorothy Leigh-Pemberton (born 2015)

_.Saskia Anne Leigh-Pemberton (b 6 Aug 1977, nee Stirling-Aird), wife of Charles D. Leigh-Pemberton, scion of the landed family of that name,(and nephew of the life peer Baron Kingsdown, KG, PC), gave birth to a daughter Camilla Dorothy, 10 January, 2015, a sister for Elizabeth Helen, who was born 6 December, 2012.

Charles Leigh-Pemberton is a son of Nigel Leigh- Pemberton (b 1929), of Barfrestone, Kent, and Mrs Leigh-Pemberton, and Saskia, a scion of the LG family of Stirling-Aird of Kippendavie (descended from Stirling of Keir), is the 2nd daughter of Patrick Kenneth Stirling-Aird (b 10 Aug 1943), of Dunblane, Perthshire, by his wife the former Elizabeth Susan Wakeham.


Saturday, January 10, 2015

Richard John Hannay Meade, OBE 1938-2015

_. Richard John Hannay Meade, OBE, equestrian, Olympic horse~man, who died 8 January, 2015, aged 76, was a former squeeze of the Princess Royal.

He was born 4 December, 1938, son of John Meade (1907-2005), by his wife, nee Watts; married 1977, Angela Dorothy Farquhar (b 1948), scion of the Farquhar baronets (Bt, GB, 1796), by whom he had issue, 3 sons and one dau. He is survived by his wife and two sons, James and Harry, and by a daughter, Lucy.

(The Telegraph obit says he's Richard John Hannay Meade, but Debrett's says "Hassan" not Hannay.)


Friday, January 09, 2015

Anne Louise Hoare (nee Deterding) 1926-2015

. Anne Louise Hoare {nee Deterding}, who died 5 January, 2015, aged 88, was the widow of Col Ronald Jack Hoare, OBE (b 1913)....

She was born 4 Oct, 1926, daughter of Ronald Deterding (1900-57), of Kelling Hall, Holt, Norfolk, by his wife, the former Ethel Louise Philbrick (1902-91) ~~~  Kin of Sir Henry Deterding, founder of Royal Dutch Shell ???

She married Colonel Hoare in 1948. Mother of Louise, Christopher & Marty.

Funeral at St Michael's Church, Inkpen, Berkshire, Friday 23 January, 2015.


Fitzherbert-Brockholes/Dallas engagement

_. The engagement was announced 9 January, 2015, between Thomas Antony (Tom) Fitzherbert-Brockholes (born 1985), scion of the landed family of Claughton, son of Francis Joseph Fitzherbert-Brockholes (b 18 September, 1951), & Mrs Fitzherbert-Brockholes (nee Watts), & Katherine Delphine (Katie) Dallas (born 1986), daughter of James A. Dallas, of Ramsbury, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Annabel D. Hope.


John Paget Chancellor 1927-2014

_. John Paget Chancellor, who died 31 December, 2014, aged 87, was a publisher, author and bibliophile, descended from the Paget baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1886).

He was born 1 July, 1927, son of Sir Christopher John Chancellor, CMG (who d 1989), by his wife the former Sylvia Mary Paget, OBE (daughter of the 2nd baronet); married 1959 (div 1968) the Hon (Mary) Alice Joliffe, (b 1937), daughter of the 4th Baron Hylton (Baron UK, cr 1866), by whom he had issue, a son (John) Edward Horner (Eddie) Chancellor (b 1962) married to Martin Amis's former wife Antonia; &  daughters ~ Isabel Rose (b 1959), Katharine Sylvia Anthony (b 1961), who married the writer Will Self and then the restaurateur Rowley Leigh, and Anna Theodora (b 1965), the actress Anna Chancellor.


Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Dungarvan/Davy engagement

_. The engagement was announced 7 January, 2015, between Rory Jonathan Courtenay Boyle, styled Viscount Dungarvan (born 10 Dec, 1978), son and heir of the 15th Earl of Cork & Orrery (b 1945) (Peerage of Ire, cr 1620), of Lickfold, West Sussex, by his wife the former Hon Rebecca Juliet Noble (b 1950) (see Glenkinglas, Life Peerage & Noble Bts), & Lucinda Julia Davy (born 1982), younger daughter of Mr Julian C.K. Davy, of St Just in Roseland, Cornwall, by his wife the former Alison S. Black.


Willoughby/Summers engagement

_. The engagement was announced 7 January, 2015, between the Hon Charles Edward Henry Willoughby (born 1986), scion of the Barons Middleton (Baron GB, cr 1711), second son of the 13th Baron Middleton (b 1948), of North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Hon Lucy Sidney (b 1953), scion of the Viscounts de L'Isle (Visc UK, cr 1956), & Isobel Grace Summers (b 1985), daughter of the late Mr Richard Summers and of Mrs Summers (nee Bedborough) , of Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.


Williams/Harbord-Hamond engagement

_. The engagement was announced 7 January, 2015, between Robert E.M. Williams, son of Mr & Mrs Tim Williams, of Waldron, East Sussex, & Alice Mary E. Harbord-Hamond (born 1986), scion of the Barons Suffield (Peerage of GB, cr 1786), daughter of the Hon John Edward Richard Harbord-Hamond (born 1956), of Wandsworth, London, by his wife the former Katharine Margaret Lucy Seymour (born 1959), scion of the Marquesses of Hertford, &c.


Nicholas Fabio Stanley Bond (born 2014)

_.Fabiana Bond (nee Marenghi Vaselli, born Rome 16 Jan, 1982), wife of Harry Piers S. Bond (b 1976), descended from the Earls Fitzwilliam (extinct 1979), gave birth to a son, Nicholas Fabio Stanley, 18 December, 2014, a brother for Philip Robert Shaw, who was b 15 March, 2013.

Harry is the elder son of Ian Robin Stanley Bond (b 1940), by his wife the former Caroline Louise Faber, and Fabiana is a daughter of il Conte Marco Fabio Marenghi Vaselli,Conte di Gorgascura (b Rome, 18 Nov, 1953) and Donna Patrizia dei principi Ruspoli Memmo, of Rome.

Harry Bond's sister, Candida, is Viscountess Petersham, wife of the Earl of Harrington's heir.


Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Hon Angela Margo Hamar Delevingne 1912-2014

_. The Hon Angela Delevingne, who died 30 December, 2014, aged 102, was a scion of the Viscounts Greenwood (Peerage of the UK, cr 1937; extinct 7 Jul 2003).

She was born Angela Margo Hamar Greenwood, 8 July, 1912, eldest daughter of Hamar Greenwood, 1st Viscount Greenwood (1870-1948), by his wife the former Margery Spencer (who d 1968); married 4 Nov, 1937, (Dudley) Edward Delevingne (d 1974), son of Edward Charles Delevingne, of Beckenham, Kent, by whom she had issue, two sons and two daughters.

Her brothers were the 2nd Viscount Greenwood (d 1998), and 3rd Viscount (d 2003). Her granddaughters are the socialites/models/actresses Chloe, Poppy and Cara Delevingne.


Ford/Smallwood engagement

_. The engagement was announced 6 January, 2015, between Sebastian Ford, son of Mr & Mrs Augustine Ford, of Kew, London, & Eleanor Bluebell Smallwood (born 1982), daughter of Christopher Marten Smallwood, of Melbury Abbas, Dorset, and the Hon Mrs Kirsty Jane Smallwood (b 1947, nee Aitken), of Glastonbury, Somerset, scion of the Barons Beaverbrook (Peerage of the UK, cr 1917), daughter of the late 2nd Baron Beaverbrook (who disclaimed his peerage for life in 1964, and who d 1985), by his 2nd wife the former Ursula Jane Kenyon-Slaney (scion of the Barons Kenyon).


Saturday, January 03, 2015

2nd Baron Strang 1922-2014

_. The 2nd (and last) Baron Strang, died 19 December, 2014. He was 92.

Colin Strang, was born 12 June, 1922, son of the 1st Baron Strang, GCB, GCMG, MBE (1893-1978), by his wife the former Elsie Wynne Jones (d 23 Sept, 1974), and succeeded to the barony (cr 1954), on his father's demise, 27 May, 1978. 

Lord Strang was Lecturer in Philosophy, Queen's Univ, Belfast 1951-53, and King's College, Newcastle 1953-75; Prof of Philosophy, Univ of Newcast;le 1975-82, Dean of Faculty of Arts, Univ of Newcastle 1976-79, &c.

He was three times wed and elaves a daughter Caroline, from the 2nd union. The peerage now becomes extinct.

Funeral at Brodick Church, Isle of Arran, Monday 29 Dec.


Thursday, January 01, 2015

William Shand Kydd 1937-2014

_. William Shand Kydd, who has died (Dec 2014) aged 77, was the younger half-brother of Peter Shand Kydd, sometime step-father of Diana, Princess of Wales.

He was born in 1937, a son of Norman Shand Kydd (1895-1962), of Horton Hall, Horton, Buckinghamshire. 

Bill Shand Kydd married Christina Muriel Duncan, a daughter of Maj Charles Moorhouse Duncan, by his wife the former Thelma Winifred Watts, and a sister of Veronica Countess of Lucan, wife of the elusive 7th Earl of Lucan. He leaves 2 children, Caspar and Lucinda. His daughter is Lady Kleinwort, wife of Sir Richard Kleinwort, 7th Baronet.


8th Duke of Wellington, KG, LVO,OBE, MC (1915-2014)

_. The 8th Duke of Wellington (Peerage of the UK, cr 1814), died at his home at Stratfield Saye, near Basingstoke, 31 December, 2014. He was aged 99.

Arthur Valerian Wellesley was born 2 July, 1915, son of the 7th Duke of Wellington (1885-1972), by his wife the former Dorothy Violet Ashton (d 1956), and succeeded to the family honours on his father's demise. 4 Jan, 1972.

The duke married 28 Jan, 1944, Diana Ruth McConnel (d 1 Nov, 2010), by whom he had issue, four sons and one daughter.

He is succeeded by his eldest son, (Arthur) Charles Valerian Wellesley, Marquess of Douro, who was born 19 August, 1945, and is married to Princess Antonia von Preussen, descended from Wilhelm III, German Emperor (and thus from Queen Victoria).

The Duke of Wellington's funeral takes place 8 January, 2015.


11th Baron Vaux of Harrowden 1940-2014

_. The 11th Baron Vaux of Harrowden (Peerage of England, cr 1523), died suddenly 16 December, 2014. He was 74.

Anthony William Gilbey was born 25 May, 1940, eldest son of the 10th Baron Vaux of Harrowden (1915-2002), by his wife (and cousin) the former Pamela Maureen Gilbey (b 1919), and succeeded his father in the peerage, 3 Aug, 2002.

Lord Vaux married in July, 1964, Beverley Anne Walton, daughter of Charles Alexander Walton, of Cooden, co Sussex, by whom he had issue. He is succeeded as 12th Baron by his elder son, the Hon Richard Hubert Gordon Gilbey, who was born 16 March, 1965.

The funeral took place at Harrowden, 22 Dec, 2014.