Monday, February 08, 2016

Hon Elizabeth Sophia Abel-Smith 1941-2016

From the Telegraph of 6 Feb 2016: ABEL SMITH  Elizabeth (Libba) beloved wife of Samuel and mother of Shaunagh, Maximilian and Bertie, passed away suddenly at her nursing home on Wednesday 3rd February, aged 74. Funeral Service at St James' Church, Chipping Campden GL55 6JG, 2.30 p.m. on Friday 12th February. Reception before. Any flowers to Merstow Green Funeral Home, Evesham.

She was d of the 1st Viscount DE L'ISLE VC KG GCMG GCVO PC DL (1909-91) and Hon Jacqueline Corinne Yvonne VEREKER (1914-62) d of 6th Viscount GORT. She m:
1st 1959 (div 1966) (George Silver) Oliver Annesley COLTHURST (1931-2008), scion of the Bts of that name, and had a dau who m 1st a scion of the MORTON earls and had issue (incl a dau who m the s&ha of 3rd Viscount HAILSHAM), and m 2nd 9th Baron LATYMER, no issue.
m 2nd 1966 (div 1971) as his 2nd w Sir (Edward) Humphrey Tyrrell WAKEFIELD 2nd Bt (b 1936), and had a son Maxmilian Edward Vereker (b 1967) heir apparent to the Btcy, m with 2 sons.
m 3rd 1972 (div 1989) Capt James Silvester RATTRAY 28th Chief of Rattray (1919-99).
m 4th 1989 (Robert) Sam(uel) Clive ABEL SMITH (b 1939), scion of that gentry family of Longhills.

William IV, King of Great Britain 1765-1837 &1793
Dorothy Bland 1761-1816
Sophia Fitzclarence 1795-1837 &1825
Philip Charles Sidney, Baron De L'Isle and Dudley 1800-1851
Philip Sidney, Baron De L'Isle and Dudley 1828-1898 &1850
Mary Foulis 1826-1926
William Sidney, Baron De L'Isle and Dudley 1859-1945 &1905
Winifred Agneta Yorke Bevan 1874-1959
William Sidney, Viscount De L'Isle 1909-1991 &1940
Jacqueline Vereker 1914-1962
Elizabeth Sophia Sidney 1941-2016

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