Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Alexander James Macdonald-Buchanan 1931-2017

_. Alexander James Macdonald-Buchanan, who died 11 December, 2017, from Alzheimer's Disease, aged 86, was a grandson maternally of the 1st (and last) Baron Woolavington.

He was born in 1931, a son of Major Sir Reginald Narcissus Macdonald-Buchanan, KCVO, of Cottesbrooke Hall, Northampton, by his wife, Catherine, only child of Lord Woolavington; married 26 April, 1960, Elizabeth Vivian Smith (b 1939), scion of the Barons Bicester, a dau of Maj Hugh Adeane Vivian Smith, MBE, by his wife the former Lady Helen Primrose, daughter of the 6th Earl of Rosebery. Mr Macdonald-Buchanan leaves a widow and four sons, Hugh, James, Nicholas and Charles.

The funeral will take place at St Anne, Scottish Episcopalian Church, Strathpeffer, Ross-shire, Friday 5 January, 2018.


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