Thursday, August 31, 2017

Deedes/Poland engagement

_. The engagement was announced, 31 Aug, 2017, between George William Deedes (b 1976), scion of that landed family, son of the Hon Jeremy Wyndham Deedes (b 1943), of Compton, Berkshire, by his wife the former Anna Rosemary Gray, & Sophie V. Poland, daughter of Commander Peter Poland, RN, and the late Mrs Poland, of Constantia, South Africa.

George Deedes is a grandson of the late Lord Deedes, life Baron.


Ann Mansel (died 2017)

_ Mrs Ann Mansel, who died 29 August, 2017, aged 88, was the widow of Lt-Col (Edmund) Clavell Mansel, OBE, MC, late the Royal Artillery, and scion of the Mansel baronets.

She was the former Ann Merriman, daughter of Capt Claud Anthony Merriman, RN, of Newton House, Longparish, Hanmsphire, and married Lt-Col Mansel in 1954.

Mrs Mansel leaves issue, a son Timothy and a daughter Catherine and was predeceased by a dau, Elizabeth.

Funeral Service at St John's Church, Hindon, Wednesday 6 Sept, 2017.


Michael Hugh Warwick Bampfylde 1951-2017

_. Michael Hugh Warwick Bampfylde, late Capt Queen's Own Hussars, who died 23 August, 2017, aged 65, was a scion of the Barons Poltimore.

He was born 5 Sept, 1951, son of the Hon David Cecil Warwick Bampfylde (1924-2013), by his wife the former Jean Margaret Campbell, and was a grandson paternally of the 6th Baron Poltimore (1888-1978).

He married in 1981, Sarah Fenella, daughter of Commander Michael Edward St Quintin Wall (descended from the Barons De Mauley), by whom he had issue, Edward and Laura.


Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Lady Caroline Mary Noel Lytton 1947-2017

_. The Lady Caroline Lytton, who died 22 August, 2017, aged 69, was a scion of the Earls of Lytton.

She was born Lady Caroline Mary Noel Lytton, 29 Dec, 1947, the eldest daughter of the 4th Earl of Lytton, OBE (1900-85), by his wife the former Clarissa Mary Palmer, and was unmarried. Lady Caroline was a silversmith.

Her siblings are John, 5th Earl of Lytton, the Hon Roland Lytton, Lady Lucy and Lady Sarah Lytton.


Stephanie Wolfe Murray 1941-2017

__. Stephanie Wolfe Murray, who died 24 June, 2017, aged 76, was the co-founder of Canongate Books.

She was born Stephanie Todd, 27 Apr 1941, daughter of Major Hadden Royden Todd (d 1945), and Mrs H.G.V. Greer; married 11 Nov, 1961, Angus Malcolm Wolfe Murray (b 20 May, 1937), scion of the Murray baronets of Blackbarony, and had issue, four sons, Kim, Rupert, Gavin and Magnus.


Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Capt Gerard John Hamlyn Noel 1930-2017

__. Gerard John Hamlyn Noel, late Capt, Royal Engineers, whom died 24 August, 2017, aged 86, was a scion of the Earls of Gainsborough.

He was born 8 Dec, 1930,  son of Maj Edward Francis Hamlyn Noel (1899-1953), by his wife the former Doris Marie Verrieres, and was educated at Wellington. Married 7 Sept, 1963, (Gillian) Ralphia Barrand Head, the only daughter of Walter Terence Barrand Head, by whom he had issue, a son Richard and a daughter, Victoria.

Thanksgiving Service at Holton St Mary Church, Suffolk, Friday 1 Sept, 2017.


Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Lloyd/Elphinstone marriage

_. The marriage took place 19 August, 2017, at Cwrt Henri, Carmarthenshire, between Colonel Thomas Lloyd, DL, OBE, & Willa, Lady Elphinstone, widow of the Queen's cousin, the 18th Lord Elphinstone (1953-1994).

The bride was the former Willa Mary Gabriel Chetwode (b 25 May, 1954), scion of the Barons Chetwode, daughter Maj George David Chetwode, MBE, by his wife the former Lady Willa Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound, daughter of the 5th Earl of Minto; she married 1stly, 22 Apr, 1978, the 18th Lord Elphinstone, who died 19 Dec, 1994.

Lord Elphinstone was a grandson of the 16th Lord Elphinstone, who married Lady Mary Bowes Lyon, eldest sister of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

Thomas Lloyd is the Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary, and is a former Provincial Grand Master for the Province of Staffordshire, United Grand Lodge of England.


Sunday, August 20, 2017

Lascelles/Reed marriage

_. The marriage took place at Kew Gardens, 18 August, 2017, between Alexander Edgar Lascelles, styled Viscount Lascelles (b 13 May, 1980), second son and heir of the 8th Earl of Harewood (b 1950), of Harewood House, Leeds, West Yorkshire, by his former wife the former Margaret Rosalind Messenger, & Annika Elizabeth Reed (born 1984), daughter of William J. Reed, by his wife the former Rosalind Driver.

Alexander, known as Orly Lascelles, is a great-grandson of HRH The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood (1897-1965).


Saturday, August 19, 2017

Sir Richard Hanbury-Tenison, KCVO 1925-2017

_. Sir Richard Hanbury-Tenison, KCVO, former Lord Lieutenant of Gwent, of Clytha Park, Gwent, died 14 August, 2017. He was 92.

Richard Hanbury-Tenison was the son of Major Gerald Evan Farquhar Tenison and Ruth Julia Margarette Hanbury. He married Euphan Mary Wardlaw-Ramsay, daughter of Major Arthur Balcarres Wardlaw-Ramsay, 21st of Whitehill and of Tillicoultry and Hon. Mary Alexandra Fraser (daughter of Alexander William Frederick Fraser, 19th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy), on 12 May 1955, and leaves issue.


Milne/Sanz Abril engagement

_. The engagement was announced in Aug 2017 between Rupert John Milne (b 1986), son of Mr Christopher Milne, of Highclere, Hampshire, by his wife the former Emma Elizabeth Winnington (b 1956), scion of the Winnington baronets, & Elisa, younger dau of Senor and Senora Sanz Abril, of Valladolid, Spain.

Rupert is a nephew of Sir Anthony Winnington, 7th Baronet.


Hargreaves/Hudson engagement

_. The engagement was announced 19 Aug, 2017, between Capt Thomas H.R. Hargreaves, younger son of Mr & Mrs Andrew Hargreaves, of Launcells, Cornwall, & Susanna J Hudson (b 1986), younger daughter of Mr Philip Mark Gurney Hudson, of Pewsey, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Lady Jane Catherine Leslie-Melville (b 1956), daughter of the late 14th Earl of Leven & (13th) of Melville.


Thursday, August 17, 2017

Sir Henry Pigott, 5th Baronet 1925-2017

_. Sir Henry Pigott, 5th Baronet, died at his home near Ringwood, Hamshire, 6 August, 2017. He was 92.

Berkeley Henry Sebastian Pigott was born 24 June, 1925, son of Sir Berkeley Pigott, 4th Baronet, by his wife the former Christabel Charlotte Bowden-Smith; succeeded to the baronetcy on his father's demise, 1982; married 4 Sept, 1954, Jean Olive, daughter of John William Balls, by whom he had issue, two sons and a daughter.

He is succeeded in the baronetcy by his elder son, David John Berkeley Pigott, who was born 16 August, 1955.


2nd Baron Gladwyn 1930-2017

_. The 2nd Baron Gladwyn died 15 Aug, 2017. He was 87.

Miles Alvery Gladwyn Jebb was born 3 March, 1930, the only son of the 1st Baron, by his wife the former Cynthia Noble, scion of the baronets of that name.

Miles Jebb was a writer, and was formerly with British Airways. He succeeded his father in the peerage, 24 Oct, 1996. He was unmarried, and the peerage, created in 1960, now becomes extinct.


11th Duke of Beaufort 1928-2017

_. The 11th Duke of Beaufort died at his home at Badminton House, Gloucestershire, 16 August, 2017. He was aged 89.

David Robert Somerset was born 23 February, 1928, son of Capt Henry Robert Somers Fitzroy de Vere Somerset, DSO (1898-1965), by his wife the former Bettine Margaret Malcolm (who d 1973). He was a sixth cousin of Queen Elizabeth II in their descent from the 3rd Duke of Devonshire.

David Somerset was President of the British Horse Society between 1988 and 1990 and was chairman of Marlborough Fine Art. He ranked as 581st in the 2008 Sunday Times Rich List, with an estimated wealth of £135m in land.

He succeeded his to the dukedom on the demise of his second cousin, the 10th Duke, 5 February, 1984, and inherited the magnificent Badminton House, home of the annual Badminton Horse Trials.

The 11th Duke married firstly, 5 July, 1950, Lady Caroline Jane Thynne (d 22 Apr, 1995), daughter of the 6th Marquess of Bath; married 2ndly, 2 June, 2000, Miranda Elizabeth Morley, dau of Brig Michael Frederick Morley, MBE.

The duke is survived by his second wife and four children from his first marriage, three sons and a daughter. The dukedom now passes to His Grace's eldest son, Henry John Fitzroy Somerset, styled Marquess of Worcester, who was born 22 May, 1952.

The funeral took place on the Badminton estate, on Friday 25 August, 2017. TRH The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were present, and HRH The Princess Royal was represented by Brig Andrew Parker Bowles.


Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Henrietta Isobel Alexandra Maybanks (b 2017)

The Hon Sophia Maybanks (nee Sidney, born 1983), wife of Charles Edward Maybanks (b 1981), gave birth to a daughter, Henrietta Isobel Alexandra, 21 July, 2017.

Charles Edward (b 1981, reg Q1 Bury St Edmunds) s of John C MAYBANKS (d __) and Susan N BURLETON. He m 2014 Hon Sophia Jacqueline Mary (b 1983) only d of 2nd Viscount DE L'ISLE MBE (b 1945) and Isobel Tresyllian (b 1950, reg Q1 London) d of Sir Edmund Gerald COMPTON GCB KBE (1906-94) and Betty Tresyllian CBE (1912-87, from a Quaker carpet-making family from Kidderminster) d of Hakewill Tresyllian WILLIAMS DL JP (c1867-1929) of Churchill Court, Kidderminster and (Eleanor) Esme (d 1967) d of Andrew Coventry MAITLAND MAKGILL CRICHTON (1845-1925), scion of the Scots gentry family of that Ilk, and Katherine Charlotte (d 1941) d of Sir Edward HULSE 5th Bt.

Martha Iris Molly Graham (b 2017)

__. Olivia Hope Graham (b 1985, nee Warburton) wife of Edward Richard Graham (b 1985), scion of the Graham baronets, gave birth to a daughter, Martha Iris Molly, 7 Aug, 2017.

Edward Richard Graham (b 1985) s of (Jeremy) Richard GRAHAM (b 1949, hp to his brother Sir James Bellingham GRAHAM 11th Bt of Norton Conyers) and Judith E A L McCann (b c1952 reg Q1 Yorkshire) d of Gerard Leo McCANN (1920-94). He m 2013 Olivia Hope (b 1985) d of (Frederick) William WARBURTON (b 1953, s of Lt-Col Frederick W WARBURTON of Budleigh Salterton, Devon and Maureen M LOMAS) and Victoria Serena BENNETT (b 1957, d of Michael BENNETT (1924-85), scion of the BENNETT Bts and Janet Hazel Margaret (Tufty) (b 1929), d of Brig-Gen Edward James TODHUNTER TD DL JP (1900-76), sometime head of that gentry family formerly of Kingsmoor House, and Agnes Mary SWIRE (1900-75), scion of that gentry family of Hillingdon House.). Their son Fergus William Richard was b 2015.


Cooper/Bell engagement

_. The engagement was announced 15 Aug, 2017, between Jack W. Cooper, younger son of Mr & Mrs Martin Cooper, of Worcester, & Sophia Amelia Bridget Bell (b 1990), only daughter of Sir John Lowthian Bell, 5th Baronet (b 14 June, 1960), of Ingleby Cross, North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Venetia Mary Frances Perry.


Flora Coleman (b 2017)

_. Charlotte Frances Coleman (nee Caulfeild, b 1984) scion of the Viscounts Charlemont, and wife of Thomas David Bruce Coleman (b 1985), gave birth to a daughter, Flora, 4 July, 2017.

Thomas David Bruce (b 1985, The Times 22 Jan.) s of Bruce R COLEMAN of Harpenden, Hertfordshire, by his 1976 m (reg Q3 Hertfordshire) to (Alexandra Elizabeth) Liz (b c 1952 reg Q1 Derbyshire) d of Graham George ALLEN (1924-76) and Eveleen E J WAITE (b 1927 reg Q4 Glamorganshire). He. m c2016 Charlotte Frances (b 1984) d of James Alexander Toby CAULFEILD (b 1937), scion of the CHARLEMONT viscounts, and Diana Penelope (b c1948 reg Q1 Somerset) d of Col Martin POUND RM and Averil J HARRISON.


Lockie James Ian Hope Henderson & Star Victoria Flora Hope Henderson (b 2017)

__, Jessica Pamela Henderson (nee Naylor-Leyland, b 1987), wife of Charles John Bernard Hope Henderson (b 1984), gave birth to twins, Lockie James Ian Hope & Star Victoria Flora Hope, 5 August, 2017, a brother and sister to Farleigh and Phoenix.

Charles (Charlie) John Bernard Hope (b 1984) s of Ian Ramsay Hope HENDERSON (b 1949), scion of the FARINGDON barons, and Virginia Phyllis Theresa (b 1949) d of Lt-Col John Edward Broke FREEMAN (1913-86), and Lady Winefride Alice FITZALAN HOWARD (1914-2006) d of 15th Duke of NORFOLK (1847-1917) and Lady HERRIES OF TERREGLES in her own right (1877-1945). He m 2013 Jessica Pamela (b 1987) d of Sir Vivyan Edward NAYLOR-LEYLAND 3rd Bt (1924-87) and his 3rd wife Jameina Flora (b 1954, reg Roscrae, subsequently Mrs David Scarisbrick) d of James Freeman REID.


Oliver Richard Jessel 1929-2017

__. Oliver Jessel, who died 21 June, 2017, aged 87, was a great-grandson of the 1st Viscount Bearsted.

He was born 24 Aug, 1929, in New Zealand. His father Dick had been a destroyer captain in the Second World War; his mother Winnie, was a granddaughter of the 1st Viscount Bearsted. Married firstly, 1950, Gloria Holden.


Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Waldegrave/Orf marriage

__.The marriage took place, 29 July, 2017, at Dornoch Cathedral, Scotland, between the Hon James (Jamie) Waldegrave, scion of the Earls Waldegrave, son of the Baron Waldegrave of North Hill, PC {life peer}, and the Baroness Waldegrave of North Hill, of Chewton Mendip, Somerset, and Dr Kate M. Orf, daughter of Mr Roger G. Orf, of London, by his wife the former Lisa T. Heffernan.
Jamie Waldegrave, descended from King James II, is a nephew of the 13th Earl Waldegrave.