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Friday, January 03, 2020

Hon Lady Hanley 1929-2019

_. The Hon Lady Hanley, who died 19 December, 2019, aged 90, was a scion of the Barons Hollenden.

She was born in 1929 as Lorna Margaret Dorothy Hope-Morley, daughter of the Hon Claude Hope-Morley [1887-1968], by his wife the former Lady Dorothy Edith Isabel Hobart-Hampden-Mercer-Henderson [1891-1972], daughter of the 7th Earl of Buckinghamshire [1860-1930].

She was raised to the rank of a baron's daughter following the succession to the Hollenden peerage of her brother, Gordon Hope-Morley in 1977.He was the 3rd Baron Hollenden [1914-99].

She married in 1957, Sir Michael Bowen Hanley, KCB [1918-2001], son of Prof James Alec Hanley [1887-1960], by his wife the former Una Bowen.

Lady Hanley leaves 2 [adopted] children, Peter and Sarah.

The funeral is to take place at the West Wiltshire Crematorium, 15 January, 2020.


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