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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Lady Dodds (died 2018)

_. Lady Dodds, who died 21 July, 2018, aged 87, was the widow of Sir Ralph Dodds, 2nd and last Baronet.

She was the former Marion Davies, daughter of Sir Daniel Thomas Davies, KCVO (1899-1966), by his wife the former Vera Clarkson. Her father was Physician to the Household of the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth), was Physician to King George VI and Physician to His Majesty's Household, and Extra Physician to Queen Elizabeth II, 1952-66, who was knighted by the King and invested KCVO in 1951.

She married 1954, Sir Ralph Jordan Dodds, 2nd Baronet, by whom she had two daughters, Caroline and Arabella.

The Dodds baronetcy, one of the last baronetcies created in 1964, became extinct with her husband's death, 24 May, 2015.

Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St John’s Hyde Park, Hyde Park Crescent, London W2, 25 September, 2018.


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