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Thursday, December 27, 2018

Sir Hew Hamilton-Dalrymple, GCVO, 10th Baronet 1926-2018

_. Sir Hew Hamilton-Dalrymple, GCVO, 10th Baronet, late Major the Grenadier Guards and Lord Lieutenant of East Lothian, died 26 December, 2018, aged 92.

Hew Fleetwood Hamilton-Dalrymple was born 9 April, 1926, son of Sir Hew Clifford Hamilton-Dalrymple, 9th Baronet (1889-1959), by his wife the former Dorothea Dyce Nicol Thorne (1893-1979); married 1954, the Lady Anne-Louise Mary Keppel (1932-2017), daughter of the 9th Earl of Albemarle (1882-1979) by his second wife the former Diana Cicely Grove (1909-2009).

Sir Hew is survived by four sons.

He served as Captain General and Gold Stick, Queen's Body Guard for Scotland (Royal Company of Archers); appointed CVO (1974), KCVO (1985), and GCVO (2001). He was Lord Lieutenant of East Lothian  1987-2001.

Sir Hew is succeeded by his eldest son, Hew Richard Hamilton-Dalrymple, who was born 3 September, 1955.

The funeral Mass takes place at the Church of Our Lady, Star of the Sea, North Berwick, 4 January, 2019.

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