Saturday, February 23, 2019

Hon Jacquetta Mary Theresa James 1928-2019

_. The Hon Jacquetta James ( née Digby) who died 22 February, 2019, aged 90, was a scion of the Barons Digby; born 28 October, 1928, third daughter of the 11th Baron Digby, KG, DSO, MC (1894-1964), by his wife the former Hon Constance Bruce (died 1978), scion of the Barons Aberdare, dau of the 2nd Baron; married 20 May, 1950, David Pelham James, later Guthrie-James, MBE, DSC, MP (who died in 1986), and by whom she had issue.

Her elder sister Pamela (1920-97) was US Ambassador to France, 1993-97, and was the first wife of the Hon Randolph Spencer-Churchill, son of the Rt Hon Sir Winston Churchill, KG, MP, &c, and later wife of Averell Harriman, the US diplomat.

 Funeral Mass will take place at the Sacred Heart & St Aldhelm Church, Sherborne, on Tuesday, 19 March, 2019.


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