Thursday, January 31, 2019

Boyle/Plumridge engagement

_. The engagement was announced 31 January, 2019, between Patrick Gordon Tobias Boyle (born 1991), scion of the Earls of Cork & Orrery, son of Robert Edmund John Boyle (b 28 Sept, 1954), of Bisbrooke, Rutland, by his wife the former Gabrielle Georgiana Telfer Smollett (b 7 July, 1960), scion of that landed gentry family, and Rosie Plumridge, daughter of Mr Stewart Plumridge, of Bolter End, Buckinghamshire, and Mrs Jacqueline Plumridge, of Lewknor, Oxfordshire.

Patrick Boyle is a descendant of the 8th Earl of Cork.


Bunbury/Crisp engagement

_. The engagement was announced 31 January, 2019 between James Bunbury, scion of the Bunbury baronets, son of Charles Thomas Bunbury (1950-97) and Mrs Amanda Bunbury, of Bembridge, Isle of Wight, & Miss Chloe Crisp, daughter of Mr William Crisp, of Rhode Island, United States, and Mrs Lisa Jessel, of Bembridge, Isle of Wight.


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

FitzRoy Douglas Boscawen Somerset 1923-2019

_. Fitzroy Douglas Boscawen Somerset, who has died aged 95, was a scion of the Dukes of Beaufort.

He was born 19 November, 1923, son of William Horace Boscawen Somerset (1880-1946) by his wife the former Rubie Drummond-Nairne Warner (1886-1977); married 1962, Sheila Jean Wilson (d 2016), by whom he had issue, a son and a daughter.


Maria-Felicitas Gräfin von Schönburg-Glauchau 1958-2019

_. Maria-Felicitas Gräfin von Schönburg-Glauchau, who died 29 January, 2019, aged 60, was descended from Topham Beauclerk (1730-80), scion of the Dukes of St Albans (descended from King Charles II) by his wife Lady Diana Spencer (d 1808), scion of the Dukes of Marlborough, daughter of the 3rd Duke of Marlborough.

She was a daughter of Joachim Gf von Schönburg-Glauchau (Glauchau 4 Feb 1929-Landshut 29 Sep 1998); m.1st Münster 23 Oct 1957 (div 1986) Beatrix Gfn Széchényi (b.Heiligenstein, Hungary 30 Jan 1930); married at.Munich 29 Aug 1985 (div 1993) Friedrich Christian Flick (b.19 Sep 1944).


Friday, January 25, 2019

Ida Catherine Alison Greenall (born 2019)

_. Anna Mary Greenall (nee Hesketh, b0rn 1991), wife of the Hon Jonathan James (Jake) Greenall (born 13 April, 1992), the jockey, scion of the Barons Daresbury, gave birth to a daughter, Ida Catherine Alison, 24 January, 2019.

Jake Greenall is the youngest son of the 4th Baron Daresbury (born 1953), of Malpas, Cheshire, by his wife the former Clare Weatherby.

Anna Greenall, also a jockey, is the twin daughter of the late Robert Fleetwood Hesketh (1956-2004), by his wife the former Hon Catherine Ingrid Guinness (b 1952), scion of the Barons Moyne, daughter of the 3rd Baron by his first marriage to the former Ingrid Wyndham, scion of the Barons Egremont.

Parsons/Jauncey engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 January, 2019, between Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Parsons, MBE, Scots Guards, son of Mr and Mrs Shaun Parsons, of Winstone, Gloucestershire, & the Hon Cressida Jane Jauncey (born 1981), daughter of the life peer the Baron Jauncey of Tullichettle (1925-2007), of Perthshire, by his third wife the former (Sarah) Camilla Cathcart (1946-2016), scion of the Earls Cathcart, daughter of Lieutenant-Col Charles Cathcart, DSO (1912-71).


Thursday, January 24, 2019

Sir Nicolas John Charles Boord, 4th Baronet 1936-2019

_. Sir Nicolas Boord, 4th Baronet, died in France, 7 January, 2019. He was 82.

Nicolas John Charles Boord was born 10 June, 1936, son of Sir Richard Boord, 3rd Baronet (1907-75), by his wife the former Yvonne Swingler Bird (who died in 1991); succeeded to the baronetcy upon his father's death, 12 December, 1975; married firstly, 29 Apr, 1960 (divorced 1965), Francoise Tempra, daughter of Giuseppe Tempra; married secondly, 9 Dec, 1965, Françoise Renée Louise Mouret, daughter of Marcel Mouret.

The baronetcy now passes to his nephew, Andrew Richard Boord, who was born in 1962.


Diana Athill, OBE 1917-2019

_. Diana Athill, OBE, one of book publishing's great editors, and a writer who enjoyed enormous literary success, scion of the Carrs of Ditchingham, has died aged 101.

She was born 21 December, 1917, daughter of Maj Lawrence Athill by his wife the former Alice Catharine Carr, and was a granddaughter of William Carr (1862-1925), of Ditchingham Hall, co Norfolk.

During her 40-year partnership with André Deutsch, Diana Athill helped promote the careers of writers like Jean Rhys, V S Naipaul, Brian Moore, John Updike, Philip Roth, Norman Mailer and Margaret Atwood. She encouraged her authors to “try to write the truth, however indecent”, a precept she adopted herself in a series of autobiographical memoirs.


Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Joseph Guy Lubbock 1915-2019

_. Joseph Guy Lubbock, artist and author, who died 22 January, 2019, aged 103, was a scion of the Barons Avebury.

He was born 20 May, 1915, the son of Brigadier-General Guy Lubbock (1870-1956), by his wife the former Lettice Isabella Mason (died 1980). He was a great-grandson of Sir John Lubbock, 3rd Baronet (1803-65).

He married 28 Apr, 1941, Ruth Cecilia Gurney (deceased), scion of that landed family and descended from the Ruggles-Brise baronets, by whom he had issue. At his death he left 24 descendants.


Monday, January 21, 2019

Ethne Mary Hubbard (née Pelham Clinton) 1923-2019

_. Ethne Mary Hubbard, who died 20 January, 2019, aged 95, was a scion of the extinct Dukes of Newcastle-under-Lyne.

She was born in 1923, a daughter of Henry Charles Frederick Pelham-Clinton (1892-1968), by his wife the former Dorothy Charlotte Middleton Carlon (1898-1969), and married 1951, Jasper Picton Hubbard (1923-2010), scion of the Barons Addington, son of Eric Wyndham Hubbard (1885-1946), by his wife the former Edith Sylvia Morris (1887-1977), by whom she had two sons and a daughter.


Henri, Count of Paris 1933-2019

_. Henri, Count of Paris, Duke of France, Orleanist pretender to the French throne, as Henri VII, died 21 January, 2019. He was 85.

Henri Philippe Pierre Marie d'Orleans was born in Belgium, 14 June, 1933, son of Henri, Count of Paris (1908-99), by his wife Princess Isabelle of Orleans-Braganza (d 5 July, 2003), scion of the Royal House who reigned briefly in Brazil; married firstly 5 July, 1957 (div 1984), Marie Therese of Wurttemberg (b 12 Nov, 1934), fourth daughter of Philipp, Duke of Wurttemberg, head of that Royal House, by whom he had issue, five children; married secondly, 31 Oct, 1984, Micaela Anna Maria Cousiño y Quiñones de León (b 30 Apr, 1938).

The Count of Paris was known as the Count of Clermont in his father's lifetime.

The headship of the Royal House of Orleans now passes to his eldest son Prince Jean d'Orléans of France, The Duke of Vendome, who was born in 1965.


Saturday, January 19, 2019

Mary Araminta Rose de Rougemont (born 2019)

_.Amelia F.A. de Rougemont (nee Roberts), wife of Frederick C. de Rougemont, gave birth to a daughter, Mary Araminta Rose, 18 January, 2019.

Freddie de Rougemont is the elder son of Mr &Mrs Clive de Rougemont.

Amelia de Rougemont is the elder daughter of Sir Hugh Ashley Roberts, Knt, of Windsor, by his wife the former Hon Priscilla Jane Stephanie Low, MVO (b 1949), sometime Curator of thevPrint Room, Royal Library, Windsor Castle, daugher of the 1st Baron Aldington, KCMG, CBE (b 25 May 1914; d 7 Dec 2000).

Freddie and Amelia married at St George's Chapel, Windsor, in February, 2010.
Sir Hugh Roberts' father was the Rt Rev Edward James Keymer Roberts, sometime Bishop of Ely. Sir Hugh's mother, Dorothy Frances dau of Rev Canon Edwin David Bowser, was the Bishop's first wife and died in 1982. The Bishop married 2ndly in 1984 Diana, widow of Dr Arthur Christopher Grey (scion of the Earls Grey) and, before that, widow of Anthony Seymour Bellville (of the LG family of Bellville of Tedstone Court). She was dau of Ewen Cameron Bruce (of the LG family Bruce of Blaen-y-Cwm).



Friday, January 18, 2019

Previero/Stewart-Brown engagement

_. The engagement was announced 18 January, 2019, between Filippo Previero, son of Mr & Mrs Roberto Previero, of Novate Milanese, Milano, and Lavinia Maria Pimenta Stewart-Brown (born 1987), scion of the Brown baronets (cr 1863), daughter of Brian Stewart-Brown (born 1945), of Speen, West Berkshire, by his wife the former Luisa Pimenta da Gama.


Robin Warwick Anthony Parr (died 2019)

_. Robin Warwick Anthony Parr died at his home in France, 17 January, 2019; he wed as her 2nd husband 1977 (div 1993) the Hon Caroline Mary Renton (b 1948), daughter of the life peer the Baron Renton (1908-2007).


Thursday, January 17, 2019

Campbell/Denman engagement

_. The engagement was announced 17 January, 2019, between Freddie Xavier Michaelangelo Cowgill Campbell (born 1992), eldest son of Alan and Fleur Campbell, of Horsham, West Sussex, and the Hon Louisa Clare Denman (born 1993), daughter of the 6th Baron Denman (born 1946), by his wife the former Lesley Jane Stevens (born 1956).