Friday, October 06, 2017

Miss Mary Wellesley 1915-2017

__. Miss Mary Wellesley, who died 28 September, 2017, aged 102, was a scion of the Dukes of Wellington.

She was born posthumously, 8 January, 1915, second daughter of Capt Lord Richard Wellesley, of the Grenadier Guards (1879-1914), who was killed in action, 29 Oct, 1914, by his wife the former Louise Nesta Pamela FitzGerald (died 1946),, daughter of Sir Maurice FitzGerald, 2nd Baronet, CVO, 20th Knight of Kerry. Her mother married secondly, in 1917, her first husband's brother, Major Lord George Wellesley (1889-1967).

Mary Wellesley was a granddaughter of the 4th Duke of Wellington, KG, GCVO (1849-1934). She was unmarried.


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