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Friday, August 02, 2019

Denise Critchley-Salmonson 1918-2019

_. Denise Critchley-Salmonson, who died 23 July, 2019, aged 100, was a member of the landed gentry family of that name and a distant cousin of the Queen.

She was born in 1918 a daughter of Major Denis Granville Coskey Critchley-Salmonson [1891-1943], by his wife the former Mary Ellis [1888-1971], scion of the Barons Howard De Walden, and descended from the extinct Dukes of Portland. She was a fourth cousin of the Queen sharing a Cavendish-Bentinck descent from the 3rd Duke of Portland. She never married.

A Requiem Mass takes place at St Peter's Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, 12 August, 2019.

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