Tuesday, April 21, 2015

If I were the Queen I'd pack it in now ---A.N. Wilson

Robert George Fellowes (born 2015)

_. Alexandra Margaret Bell Fellowes (born 1982), wife of the Hon Alexander Robert Fellowes (b 23 March, 1983), scion of that landed family, gave birth to a son, Robert George, 10 April, 2015.

Alexander Fellowes is the only son of Robert Fellowes, Baron Fellowes, GCB, GCVO (born 11 Dec, 1941), sometime Principal Private Secretary to HM The Queen, scion of the landed family of Fellowes, of Shotesham Park, by his wife the former Lady (Cynthia) Jane Spencer (born 11 Feb, 1957).

Alexandra Fellowes is a scion of the Finlay Baronets, of Epping (cr Bt, UK, 1964), daughter of George Edward Bell Finlay (b 14 Apr 1948), descended from the Barons Thurlow (Peerage of GB, cr 1792), by his wife the former Rose Alexandra Walker, of the whisky distillers John Walker & Co family.

The Hon Alexander Fellowes is a first cousin of the Duke of Cambridge & Prince Harry.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Harry David Fergus Dalrymple (born 2015)

_.Emma R. Dalrymple (née Woods), wife of the Hon. David Hew Dalrymple (b. 1963) scion of the Earls of Stair & kinsman of HM The Queen, gave birth to a second son, Harry David Fergus, 6 April, 2015, a brother for Alexander, who was b 29 Apr, 2007, and for Davina, who was b 19 Apr, 2009. 

The Hon David Dalrymple is the 2nd son of the 13th Earl of Stair, KCVO, MBE (1906-96), by his wife the former Davina Katharine Bowes Lyon (b 1930); & David's maternal grandfather was the Hon. Sir David Bowes Lyon, KCVO (1902-61), younger brother of Queen Elizabeth, consort of HM King George VI.

Mrs Dalrymple is a daughter of Mr & Mrs Peter Woods, of Betchworth, Surrey.


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Lady Boughey 1933-2015

_. Gillian Claire, Lady Boughey, who died 10 April, 2015, was the second wife, and widow, of Sir Richard James Boughey, 10th Baronet (Bt, GB, cr 1798).

She was the former Gillian Claire Moubray, born in 1933, the youngest daughter of the late Maj Robert Moubray, 16th Lancers (who d 1961), by his wife the former Claire Wilhelmina Maud Morrison-Bell, scion of the Morrison-Bell baronets (Bt UK, cr 1905), & married Sir Richard Boughey in 1976. He died in 1978.

Lady Boughey's elder sister, Evelyn Mary, married in 1979, as his 2nd wife, the 6th Duke of Sutherland, and a first cousin, Susan Monica Grenville-Grey is the wife of the 10th Duke of Richmond & Gordon, &c.

Service of Thanksgiving at St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Kelso, Friday 17 Apr.


Hon Sarah Bedford (nee Lyttelton) 1954-2015

_. The Hon Sarah Bedford (nee Lyttelton), who died 8 April, 2015, aged 60, was a scion of the Viscounts Cobham (Visc GB, cr 1718).

She was born 10th June, 1954, fourth and youngest daughter (with a twin sister Lucy), of the 10th Viscount Cobham, KG, GCMG (1909-77), by his wife the former Elizabeth Alison Makeig-Jones; married 1976, Nicholas C. Bedford, by whom she had two daughters, Minna Lucy (b 1978), and Olivia Alison (b 1982).

Funeral at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Old Alresford, Hampshire, 22 April, 2015.


FitzRoy/Garwood engagement

_. The engagement was announced 14 April, 2015, between the Hon Charles Edward Millett FitzRoy (b 18 Jan 1983), scion of the Barons Southampton (Baron, GB, cr 1780), only son & heir of the 7th Baron Southampton (b 8 Jul 1955), of Morchard Bishop, Devon, by his wife the former Rachel Caroline Vincent Millett, & Victoria E.M. Garwood, younger daughter of Mr & Mrs Christopher Garwood, of Kensington, London.


Thursday, April 09, 2015

Bowes-Lyon/Mjeldheim-Sandal engagement

_. The engagement was announced 9 Apr, 2015, between James Francis John Bowes-Lyon (born 1979), scion of the Earls of Strathmore & Kinghorne, and sometime a Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth II, son of David James Bowes-Lyon (born 1947), by his wife the former (Elizabeth) Harriet Colville (b 1952), a scion of the Viscounts Colville of Culross, & a goddaughter of HM The Queen and Lady~in~Waiting to HRH The Princess Royal, & Constanse Mjeldheim-Sandal, daughter of Professor Leif Kristoffer and Professor Gro Mjeldheim-Sandal, of Bergen, Norway.


Obituary: Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere