Thursday, January 15, 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.


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