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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Jessica Primrose Berens 1959-2019

_. Jessica Berens, who died 27 March, 2019, aged 59, was a journalist, descended from the Barons Churston, and was a cousin of His Highness the Aga Khan.

Jessica Berens was writer-in-residence at Dartmoor Prison.

She was born in 1959, a daughter of Richard Wilfred Beavoir Berens, journalist, sometime editor of the William Hickey column on the Daily Express, by his wife, the Hon Nicole [known as Araminta] Yarde-Buller [born 1936].

Her maternal grandfather, the fourth Baron Churston [1910-91] bore one of the Golden Spurs at the Coronations of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II.

Her aunts include Joan, wife successively of Loel Guinness, the Aly Khan, and the 2nd Viscount Camrose; Denise, wife of the 5th Baron Ebury; & Lydia, Duchess of Bedford, sometime wife of the 13th Duke.

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