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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Dalrymple/O’Meara engagement

_. The engagement has been announced between William Hew Dalrymple (born 1992) scion of the Earls of Stair, son of the Hon Michael Colin Dalrymple (born 1965), of Oxenfoord, Midlothian, by his wife the former Harriet Lucy  Buxton (born 1962) scion of the Buxton baronets, and Sophie Anne Cotton O’Meara (born 1992) daughter of Joseph C O’Meara (b 1962) of Monks Kirby, Warwickshire, by his wife the former Tracey A Darcy.

William’s grandmother, Davina Countess of Stair, who died in 2017, was a niece of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Hon Charles Savile 1934-2018

_. The Hon Charles Anthony ‘Tony’ Savile, who died 4 October, 2018, aged 84, was a scion of the Earls of Mexborough, a younger son of the 7th Earl (1906-80); and a younger brother of the 8th Earl; married 5 Nov, 1966, Zita Loretta White, by whom he had issue; 


Memorial Service on Monday, 19 November 2018, at the Church of St Andrews and The Holy Cross, Much Hadham, Herts.

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Sir Nicholas Brownrigg, 5th Baronet 1932-2018

_. Sir Nicholas Brownrigg, 5th Baronet, died in California, 28 September, 2018. He was 85.
He was born in 1932, son of Gawen Egremont Brownrigg (1911-38) by his wife Baroness Lucia von Bronsini; succeeded to the baronetcy upon his grandfather’s death, 1939; married firstly 1959 (div 1965) Linda Louise Lovelace, by whom he had a son and a daughter; married 2ndly 1971, Valerie Ann Arden; succeeded by his son, Michael, who was born in 1961.

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Viscountess Slim 1934-2018

_. The Viscountess Slim died 16 October, 2018, wife of the 2nd Viscount. She was the former Elisabeth Joan Spinney, born in 1934, daughter of Arthur Rawdon Spinney (1889-1973) by his wife the former Cecil Joan Glegg (1896-1991); married 1958, John Slim, 2nd Viscount Slim (born 20 July,  1927) son of Field Marshal The 1st Viscount, KG GCMG GCVO GBE DSO MC (1891-1970).
Lady Slim is survived by her husband, 2 sons and a daughter.
The funeral taskes place at Chelsea Old Church, 30 Oct, 2018.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Arthur Michael William Matthews (born 2018)

Philippa Charlotte (Pippa) Matthews (nee Middleton, born 1983), wife of James Matthews, gave birth to a son, Arthur Michael William, 15 October, 2018.

Philippa Charlotte Middleton was born 6 September, 1983 and is descendant of the Conyers baronets, the younger daughter of Michael Middleton by his wife the former Carole Elizabeth Goldsmith, and younger sister of HRH The Duchess of Cambridge.

James Spencer Matthews was born 21 Aug 1975, son of David H. Matthews, by his wife Jane.
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Hon Dominic Elliot 1931-2018

The Hon Dominic Elliot, society figure, scion of the Earls of Minto, died 3 October, 2018, aged 87.
 
Elliot, a prominent society figure in the 1950s and 1960s was a frequent escort of Princess Margaret and later a member of the Mustique set.

He was born in 1931, son of the 5th Earl of Minto, by his wife the former Marion Cook; married firstly 1962 (div 1970)
Countess Marianne Esterházy (whose mother was the six-times married Etti Gräfin von Wurmbrand-Stuppach); married 2nd 1983 Jane Caroline Reeve.

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Samuel Rodd Morshead, MBE1955-2018

_. Samuel Morshead, MBE, who died 25 September, 2018, aged 63,was the scion of a landed gentry family, of Lamerton, and was descended from the Salusbury-Trelawny baronets, of Trelawne, Cornwall.
 
Samuel Rodd Morshead was born 11 June, 1955, the second son of Christopher William Trelawny Morshead, MC (b 1910), by his first wife the former Anne Frances Hope Rodd, scion of that landed family, of Trebartha Hall, Launceston, Cornwall.
 
Samuel Morshead was twice married. he married firstly, 1980 (div 1991), Annabelle Carol Elizabeth Bates (b 1955), a granddaughter maternally of Sir Christopher Musgrave, 6th Baronet; married 2ndly, Susan ______ (deceased).
 
Charles Morshead, a son from Samuel's first marriage, married in 2013, Louise Nicolson, scion of the Lords Saltoun, and descended from Queen Victoria, being descended from the Queen-Empress's granddaughter, Princess Patricia of Connaught (afterwards Lady Patricia Ramsay), &c.
 
A Service of Thanksgiving takes place at Comrie Parish Church, Comrie, 9 October, 2018.