Friday, October 19, 2018

The 8th Baron Kensington 1933-2018

 The 8th Baron Kensington, who lived in Natal, South Africa, died 12 September, 2018. He was 84.

Hugh Ivor Edwardes was born 24 November, 1933, son of the Hon Hugh Owen Edwardes [who died 1937] [2nd son of the 6th Baron Kensington] and of Angela Dorothea [who married 2ndly, 1951, Lt Commander John Hamilton, RN], daughter of the late Lt-Col Eustace Shearman, 10th Hussars; he succeeded to the peerage [cr 1776, Ireland] on the death of his uncle, 1981. He married in 1961, Juliet Elizabeth Massy Anderson, by whom he had two sons and one daughter. The peerage now passes to the elder son, the Hon William Owen Alexander Edwardes [born 21 July, 1964].


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