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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

(Anne) Juliet Lygon 1937-2018

_. (Anne) Juliet Lygon, who died 23 July, 2018, aged 81, was a scion of the extinct Earls Beauchamp.

She was born 29 January, 1937, the middle daughter of Lt-Col Reginald Arthur Lygon (1904-76), by his wife the former Agnes Mary Louise Bell, and was a great-granddaughter of the 6th Earl Beauchamp (1830-91).

Her elder sister, Margaret, was wife of Michael West De Wend Fenton, and was chatelaine of one of the smallest stately homes in Britain, Ebberston Hall, near Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Her younger sister, Barbara, three times wed, married firstly, as his third wife, William Cavendish-Bentinck (1925-66), the only son of Victor Cavendish-Bentinck (1897-1990), who succeeded his brother in 1980, as 9th and last Duke of Portland.

Juliet Lygon was unmarried.

The funeral takes place at St Lawrence's Church, Hungerford, 29 August, 2018.

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