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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Rosemary, Lady Forbes 1921-2019

_. Rosemary, Lady Forbes, who died 26 October, 2019, aged 98, was the widow of Major the 22nd Lord Forbes, KBE [1918-2013].

She was born the Hon Rosemary Katherine Hamilton-Russell, 1 April, 1921, daughter of the 9th Viscount Boyne [1864-1942], by his wife the former Lady Margaret Selina Lascelles [1883-1978], daughter of the 5th Earl of Harewood [1846-1929]. Her mother was a sister-in-law of HRH The Princess Mary, Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood [1897-1965].

 She married 23 May, 1942, Major the 22nd Lord Forbes, by whom she had issue, by whom she had issue, two sons and a daughter.

She was widowed, 5 March, 2013. Her elder son succeeded to the peerage.

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