Monday, August 24, 2015

The 10th Viscount Powerscourt 1935-2015

_. The 10th Viscount Powerscourt [Visc, Ireland, cr 1743/Baron Powerscourt, UK, cr 1885], died in Thailand, 25 July, 2015. He was 79.

Mervyn Niall Wingfield was born 3 September, 1935, son of the 9th Viscount Powerscourt [1905-73], by his wife the former Sheila Claude Beddington [d 1992]; succeeded his father in the family honours, 3 April, 1973; married 1stly, 15 Sept, 1962 [div 1974] Wendy Anne Pauline, daughter of Ralph C.G. Slazenger; married 2ndly, 15 March, 1978 [div 1995], Pauline Vann.

Lord Powerscourt leaves two children from his first marriage, the Hon Julia Wingfield (b 5 Aug 1965), and a son, the Hon Mervyn Anthony Wingfield (born 21 Aug 1963), who now succeeds as 11th Viscount Powerscourt.


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