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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Guinness/Sveaas engagement

 _. The engagement was announced 29 February, 2020, between Richard de Zoete Guinness [born 1981], scion of the Guinness baronets, son of Robert Chapman Guinness [born 1937], of Lodge Park, Straffan, Ireland, by his wife the former Sarah Jane de Zoete [born 1943], and Clementine Liv Coleridge Sveaas, daughter of Mr & Mrs Haakon Sveaas, of Pimlico, London.

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Lewis/Ferguson engagement

_. The engagement was announced 29 February, 2020, between Captain Jeremy John Charles Lewis, Welsh Guards [born 1990], elder son of Beryn Charles Martin Lewis [born 1958], of Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, by his wife the former Tamzin Marjorie Soames [born 1958], scion of that landed gentry family, & Kimberley D. Ferguson, daughter of Mr & Mrs William Ferguson, of Broadway, Worcestershire.

Captain Lewis is descended from the Cayley baronets, and the Marquesses of Conyngham, &c.

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Elletson/Elkington engagement

 _.The engagement was announced 28 February, 2020, between Edward Roger Chandos Elletson [born 1990], scion of that landed gentry family, son of Philip Roger Chandos Elletson [born 1947], of Huish, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Lady Alexandra Susan Marquis [born 1961], & Edwina Amy Charlotte Julian Elkington [born 1989], daughter of Robert John Elkington [born 1949], of Sutton Scotney, Hampshire, by his wife the former Mary Patricia Ashley Cooper [born 1953], scion of the Earls of Shaftesbury.

Edward Elletson is a grandson maternally of the 2nd Earl of Woolton [1922-1969], by his wife the triple peeress, [Cecily] Josephine Gordon-Cumming [1925-2012], scion of the baronets of that name, and later wife of the 3rd Baron Forres [1922-1978] and the 3rd Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor [1924-2010].

Edwina Elkington is a great-granddaughter of the 9th Earl of Shaftesbury [1869-1961].

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Cubitt/Milligan-Manby engagement

The engagement was announced 28 Feb, 2020, between James William Cubitt [born 25 July, 1992], scion of that landed family, elder son of Major General Sir William George Cubitt, KCVO  [born 1959], of Honing, Norfolk, by his wife the former Lucy Jane Pym [born 24 Sept, 1961], scion of that landed gentry family, & Eleanor Milligan-Manby, scion of that landed gentry family, elder daughter of James Milligan-Manby, of Thorganby, Lincolnshire, by his wife Emma.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Asquith/Carr-Ellison engagement

The engagement is announced between Thomas Anthony Gerard [Tom] Asquith [born 1992], scion of the Earls of Oxford & Asquith, elder son of the Hon Sir Dominic Antony Gerard Asquith, KCMG [born 1957], of Mells, Somerset, by his wife the former Louise Elizabeth Cotton, & Lucy Emma Carr-Ellison [born 1986], scion of that landed family, eldest daughter of Major John McMorrough Carr-Ellison, of Hedgeley, Northumberland, by his wife the former Catherine Babington Smith [b 3 Mar, 1952], daughter of David Babington Smith [1907-89], by his wife the former Hon Mary Joan Fenella Hope-Morley [1915-2015], daughter of the 2nd Baron Hollenden [1885-1977].

Tom Asquith is a grandson of the 2nd Earl of Oxford & Asquith [1916-2011], and is a great-great grandson of Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford & Asquith [1852-1928], Prime Minister, 1908-1916.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Drake/Wemyss engagement

_. The engagement was announced 26 February, 2020, between Martin Edward Drake, son of the late Mr Raymond Drake, and Mrs Drake, of Ladythorpe Farm, Askern, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, & Hermione Mary Wemyss [born 23 April, 1982], elder daughter of Michael James Wemyss, of that Ilk, Chief of the Clan [born 10 Nov, 1947], of Wemyss Castle, Fife, by his wife the former Charlotte Mary Bristowe.

Hermione's grandfather David Wemyss of that Ilk, Chief of that clan [1920-2005] married Lady Jean Christian Bruce [b 12 Jan, 1923], daughter of Edward James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine [1881-1968].

Hermione's great-grandfather, Michael John Erskine Wemyss of that Ilk [1888-1982], married Lady Victoria Alexandrina Violet Cavendish-Bentinck [1890-1994], cousin of HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and daughter of the 6th Duke of Portland [1857-1943], &c.

It is Hermione's second marriage. In 2006 she married Thomas Richard Bell, by whom she had two children. The marriage ended in divorce in 2013.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Dowson/Nash engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 February, 2020, between Thomas William Dowson [born 1982], son of Peter Dowson, of Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, by his wife the former Nicola M. Bogie [born 1954], and Camilla Judith Nash [born 1986], daughter of Philip John Lester Nash [born 1950], of Odiham, Hampshire, by his wife the former Aline Mary Anne Vane-Tempest [born 1952], scion of the Marquesses of Londonderry, daughter of Charles Stewart McDonnell Vane-Tempest, MBE [1921-2008], by his first wife the former Diana Constance Seth-Smith [born 1921], a scion of that landed gentry family.

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The Lady Anne Wake-Walker 1920-2020

_. The Lady Anne Wake-Walker, who has died aged 99, was a scion of the Earls Spencer and an aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales.

She was born the Hon Anne Spencer, 4 Aug, 1920, daughter of Albert Edward John Spencer, then styled Viscount Althorp [1892-1975], by his wife the former Lady Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Hamilton [1897-1972], OBE, DCVO, scion of the Dukes of Abercorn. Anne's father succeeded his father as 7th Earl Spencer, 26 September, 1922, and died 9 June, 1975, aged 83. She became Lady Anne on her father's succession.

Her younger brother Edward John [Johnny], was the 8th Earl Spencer [1924-92], father of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Lady Anne served as an officer in the WRENS in the Second World War.

Lady Anne married 10 February, 1944, Captain Christopher Baldwin Hughes Wake-Walker, RN [1920-1998], of East Bergholt, co Suffolk, scion of the Walker baronets, son of Admiral Sir William Frederic Wake-Walker, KCB [1888-1945], by his wife the former Muriel Elsie Hughes [died 1963], scion of the Hughes baronets. The then Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret attended the Wake-Walker's wedding reception at Admiralty House.

Lady Anne was widowed 5 Apr, 1998. She leaves issue, three sons David [born 1947], Richard [born 1951], and Maj. Michael, of the Coldstream Guards [born 1958], and two daughters, Elizabeth Sarah Duckworth-Chad [born 1944, for whom Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother stood sponsor], and Diana Mary Macfarlane [born 1958, twin with her brother, Michael].

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Jackson/Lister-Kaye engagement

_. The engagement was announced 22 February, 2020, between Gregory James Jackson, younger son of Mr Nicolas Jackson of Cravans, France and Mrs Jenny Tulley of Newick, East Sussex, and Hermione Anne Lucinda Lorne Lister-Kaye [born 27 September, 1990], daughter of Sir John Philip Lister Lister-Kaye, 8th Baronet [born 8 May, 1946], of The House of Aigas, Inverness-shire, by his 2nd and current wife the former Lucinda Anne Law [born 1950], who was former wife of the Hon Evan Baillie, now 4th Baron Burton.

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de Zulueta/Hardinge engagement

The engagement was announced 22 February, 2020, between Sebastian Philip William de Zulueta [born 1990], descended from the Barons Windlesham, son of Francis Philip Harold de Zulueta [born 10 Feb, 1959], of Wandsworth, London, by his wife the former Pandora Jeffreys, and Annabella Kate Hardinge [born 1992], daughter of Mr Mark T. Hardinge and Mrs Hania Hardinge [nee Gaworzewska], both of Pimlico, London.

Sebastian de Zulueta'z grandfather, Sir Philip de Zulueta [1925-89], served as private secretary to three prime ministers, Eden, Macmillan and Douglas-Home. Sir Philip married the Hon Marie Louise Hennessy [born 1930], daughter of the 2nd Baron Windlesham [1903-62].

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Bolimowski/de Zulueta engagement

The engagement was announced 22 February, 2020, between Samuel V.K. Bolimowski, eldest son of Maria Tomaszewska, of Henley-on-Thames, and Gala Marie-Louise Philomena de Zulueta [born 1988], daughter of Francis Philip Harold de Zulueta [born 10 Feb, 1959], of Wandsworth, London, by his wife the former Pabdora Jeffreys.

Gala de Zulueta is a granddaughter of Sir Philip Francis de Zulueta [1925-1989], private secretary to three prime ministers, Eden, Macmillan and Douglas-Home, by his wife the former Hon Marie Louise Hennessy [born 9 Mar, 1930], daughter of the 2nd Baron Windlesham [1903-62].

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Bluebell Rose Trafelet [born 2020]

_. The Lady Melissa Jane [Missy] Trafelet [nee Percy, born 1987], wife of Remy White Trafelet [born 1970], and scion of the Dukes of Northumberland, gave birth to a daughter, Bluebell Rose, 19 February, 2020, in New York.

Remy Trafelet is a son of Dean M. Trafelet, former Illinois Circuit Judge, by his wife Janet.

Lady Melissa is a daughter of the 12th Duke of Northumberland, of Alnwick Castle, and Syon House, by his wife the former [Isobel] Jane Miller Richard.

Lady Melissa was previously married, 2013 [div 2016] to Thomas Alexander van Straubenzee [born 1982], scion of that landed gentry family.

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Wolrige Gordon of Esslemont/McMillan engagement

_. The engagement was announced 20 February, 2020, between Henry Conolly Robert [Harry] Wolrige Gordon of Esslemont, yr, [born 10 May, 1990], elder son of Charles Iain Robert Wolrige Gordon, 11th of Esslemont and 22nd of Hallhead [born 19 June, 1961], of Ellon, Aberdeenshire, by his wife the former Angela Clare Frisby, & Harriet S,A, McMillan, daughter of Mr & Mrs Cedric McMillan, of Cranford Farm, Braishfield, Hampshire.

Harry Wolrige Gordon is a kinsman of HM The Queen in his descent from the Abel Smith family. His grandfather, Robert Wolrige Gordon, 10th of Esslemont and 21st of Hallhead [1928-95], married Rosemary Jane Abel Smith [born 1 March, 1936], scion of that landed family, daughter of Vice-Admiral Sir Conolly Abel Smith, GCVO [1899-1985], by his wife the former Lady Mary Elizabeth Carnegie [1899-1996], daughter of the 10th Earl of Southesk [1854-1941].

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Pollock/Roberts engagement

_. The engagement was announced 20 February, 2020, between Harold William Charles Pollock [born 30 April, 1988], scion of the Viscounts Hanworth, elder son of the late Major the Hon [Richard] Charles Standish Pollock [1951-2005], by his wife the former Annette Louise Lockhart, now of Long Melford, & Miss Sophia A. Roberts, eldest daughter of Senor and Senorita Jamie Roberts, of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.

Harold Pollock is a grandson paternally of the 2nd Viscount Hanworth [1916-1996].

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Hackett/Boughey engagement

_. The engagement was announced 20 February, 2020, between Carlo W.P. Hackett, only son of the late Patrick Hackett, and Mrs David Cotterell, of Putney, London, & Victoria Rose Boughey [born 12 November, 1990], scion of the Boughey baronets, daughter of James Richard Boughey [born 29 Aug, 1960], of Piddletrenthide, Dorset, and Mrs Katharine Mary [Katy] Boughey [nee Fenwicke-Clennell, scion of that landed gentry family, born 14 June, 1963], of Kensington, London.

Victoria is a first cousin once removed of Sarah, Duchess of York.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Florence Elizabeth Foster Talbot Rice [born 2020]

_. Charlotte Emma Scott Talbot Rice [nee Foster, born 1984], wife of Samuel Peter Gurney Talbot Rice [born 1982], scion of the Barons Dynevor, gave birth to a daughter, Florence Elizabeth Foster, 18 February, 2020, a sister for Annie Rose Aver, who was born in 2018.

Samuel Talbot Rice is a son of Nigel Talbot Rice [born 1938], by his wife the former [Rosfrith] Joanna Sarah Manning [born 1947]. He married in 2012, Charlotte Emma Scott Foster, daughter of Judge Richard John Samuel Foster [born 1954], by his first wife the former [Marlene] Ann Scott [1941-2002].

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Carter/Beresford engagement

_. The engagement was announced 19 February, 2020, between Christopher Neil Carter, younger son of Mr & Mrs Neil Carter, of Merton, co Oxford, & Simonne Alexandra Beresford, scion of the Marquesses of Waterford, daughter of Valentine Tristram de la Poer Beresford [born 10 Oct, 1965], of  Dorchester, Dorset, by his wife the former Evelyne Hoskin.

Simonne Beresford is a great-granddaughter of the 7th Marquess of Waterford [1901-34].

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Balthazar Frederick Tassilo von Westenholz [born 2020]

_. To Caroline Anna Christine Sieber and Frederick Patrick Piers von Westenholz [born 1980], a son, Balthazar Frederick Tassilo, 11 February, 2020, a brother for Electra Amalia Bartholomea, born in 2015, and for Cleopatra Frederica Madeline, born 2017.

Frederick von Westenholz is a son of Frederick Patrick Piers Baron von Westenholz [born 1943], by his second wife the former Jane Leveson [born 1953], descended from the Blackwood baronets [from whom descended the Marquesses of Dufferin & Ava], &c.

Frederick's uncle, Charles von Westenholz [who died 2016], married Lady Mary Kerr, sister of the Marquess of Lothian.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Walter Peregrine Chadwyck-Healey [born 2020]

_. The Hon Virginia Audrey Hart Chadwyck-Healey [born 1982, nee Fraser], scion of the Barons Strathalmond, and wife of Oliver Peregrine Chadwyck-Healey [born 1982], scion of the baronets of that name, gave birth to a son, Walter Peregrine, 17 February, 2020, a brother for Nancy Amanda [born 2014], and for Maggie Davina [born 2016].

Oliver is a son of Peregrine James Chadwyck-Healey [born 1950], by his wife the former Julia Mary Boughey [born born 1952], a cousin of Sarah, Duchess of York, daughter of Sir Richard Boughey, 10th Baronet [1925-1978].

The Hon Virginia Chadwyck-Healey is a daughter of the 3rd Baron Strathalmond [born 1947], by his wife the former Amanda Rose Taylor.

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Scarlett Olivia Gamble [born 2020]

_.To Clare Martin and Paul Matthew Gamble [born 1975], a daughter, Scarlett Olivia, 17 February, 2020, a sister for Lucy and Emily.

Paul Gamble is a son of Timothy Massey Gamble [born 1941], descended from the Troubridge baronets, by his wife the former Georgina Mead.

Paul is descended from Sir Thomas Troubridge, 3rd Baronet [1815-67].

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Colonel Ian Ranald Critchley, OBE 1926-2020

_. Colonel Ian Ranald Critchley, OBE, late the Black Watch, died 7 February, 2020. He was the maternal grandfather of the Earl of Leven and Melville.

He was born in 1926, son of Lieutenant-Colonel [Drury] Ranald Critchley [1896-1969], of Park Close, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, by his wife the former Gladys Olive Julia O'Brien [1895-1971]; married 6 January, 1951, Isabel Mary Hamilton [1929-2016], daughter of Lieut-Col. Adrian Kelso Hamilton [1897-1960], by his wife the former Susannah Mary Arbuthnott [1901-83], scion of the Viscounts of Arbuthnott. He was the father of two sons, and two daughters. His son, Rowland [1961-2017], married Elisabeth Storey [b 1964], scion of the Storey baronets. His daughter, Julia Clare [b 1961], married in 1981, David Leslie-Melville, styled Lord Balgonie [1954-2007], son and heir of the 16th Earl of Leven and Melville. His daughter, Anna, married Thomas Adby Collins, scion of that landed family.

The funeral takes place 24 February, 2020, at St James Episcopal Church, Muthill.

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Vestey/Harris engagement

_. The engagement was announced 18 February, 2020, between Thomas Hector Moubray [Tom] Vestey [born 1993], scion of the Vestey baronets, eldest son of George Moubray William Vestey [born 1964], of Great Thurlow, Suffolk, by his wife the former Rachel Philippa Osborne, and Emily K. Harris, youngest daughter of Mr & Mrs Malcolm Harris, of Northampton.

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Dr John Francis Hyde Villiers 1936-2020

_. Dr John Francis Hyde Villiers, who died at his home in Norfolk, 11 February, 2020, aged 84, was a scion of the Earls of Clarendon.

He was born 24 January, 1936, youngest son of Eric Hyde Villiers [1881-1964], by his wife the former Joan Ankaret Talbot [1901-86], and was a great-grandson of the 4th Earl of Clarendon [1800-1870].

He married 19 July, 1958, Myee Miranda McKenna [b 10 Aug, 1935], daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel David McKenna [1911-2003], by his wife the former Lady Cecilia Elizabeth Keppel [1910-2003], scion of the Earls of Albemarle, daughter of the 9th Earl [1882-1979], &c.

Dr Hyde Villiers leaves a son and three daughters.

A Service will be held at St Nicholas Church, Blakeney, Norfolk, 9 March, 2020.

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Leo Henry Ingham [born 2020]

_. Camelia Aline Ingham [born 1988, nee Buckmaster], wife of Harry James Fraser Ingham [born 1988], gave birth to a son, Leo Henry, 31 January, 2020.

Harry Ingham is the son of Michael Ingham, of Wimbledon, London, by his wife the former Shirley Cairns, and Camelia Ingham is a daughter of Henry G. Buckmaster, of Little Blakenham, co Suffolk, by his wife the former Julia Mary Hobhouse [born 1956], scion of the Hobhouse baronets.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Elspeth Dorina Carlyon [nee Gore-Langton] 1926-2020

_. Elspeth Dorina Carlyon, who died 6 February, 2020, aged 94, was a scion of the Earls Temple of Stowe, born 21 January, 1926, daughter of Lieutenant-Commander the Hon Evelyn Arthur Grenville Gore-Langton, DSO, RN [1884-1972], by his wife the former Irene Maria Gartside-Spaight [1890-1967], scion of that Irish landed gentry family.

Elspeth was a granddaughter of the 4th Earl Temple of Stowe [1847-1902].

She married 20 July, 1950, Thomas Alfred Spry Carlyon [1923-99], son of Maj Alfred Spry Carlyon [1879-1955], by his wife the former Gwendoline Young-Jamieson. She leaves a son, William, and a daughter, Nicola.

The funeral takes place at St Paul's Church, Charlestown, St Austell, Cornwall, 2 March, 2020.

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The Baroness MacLehose of Beoch [died 2020]

_. The Baroness MacLehose of Beoch (née Dunlop), who died 16 February, 2020, aged 99, was the widow of the Baron MacLehose of Beoch, KT, GCVO, GBE [1917-2000], Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Hong Kong 1971-1982.

She was the former Margaret Noel Dunlop, daughter of Sir Thomas Dunlop, and married diplomat Crawford Murray MacLehose, in 1947. 

Her husband served as British Ambassador to Vietnam 1967-69, and to Denmark, 1969-71, was created a life peer in 1982, and appointed a Knight of the Thistle in that year.

Lady MacLehose is survived by a daughter, the Hon Sylvia Margaret Sandeman [born 1949], and was predeceased by a daughter, the Hon Elfrida Wedgwood.

The funeral takes place at St Oswald's Episcopal Church, Maybole, Ayrshire, 26 February, 2020.

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Andolie Nina Patricia Ball [born 2020]

_. Lucinda Anlaby Joan Ball [nee Newman, born 1986], wife of Alan G. Ball, gave birth to a daughter, Andolie Nina Patricia, 16 February, 2020.

Alan Ball is a son of Mr & Mrs Gregory Ball, of Shellharbour, Australia, and Lucinda is a daughter of the late Robin George Newman [1936-2009], by his wife the former Lavinia Anlaby Legard [born 1944], scion of the Legard baronets.

Lucinda's paternal grandfather, George Christopher Newman married Lady Nina Joan Edith Virginia Villiers [1908-71], daughter of the 6th Earl of Clarendon.

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Hall/Dudley engagement

_. The engagement was announced 15 February, 2020, between Frederick Amery Kynaston Hall [born 1989], descended from the Studd baronets, son of Christopher John Hall [born 1957], of Rockbourne, Hampshire, by his wife the former Jane Anastasia Studd [born 1961], and Alexandra M Dudley, daughter of Michael Dudley, of Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk, and Mrs Carmen Dudley, of Lynchmere, west Sussex.

Frederick Hall is a grandson paternally of the late director Sir Peter Hall, KBE [1930-2017] by his 1st wife the actress Leslie Caron [born 1931], and a grandson maternally of Capt Sir Robert Studd, 3rd Baronet [1926-77].

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Hon Tessa Mary Ogilvie Thompson 1934-2020

_. The Hon Tessa Ogilvie Thompson, who died 14 February, 2020, aged 85, was one of the co-heirs to the ancient Barony of Dacre, and a scion of the viscounts Hampden.

She was born the Hon Tessa Mary Brand, 21 April, 1934, fourth daughter of the 4th Viscount Hampden, CMG [1900-1965] who also succeeded as 26th Baron Dacre, by his wife the former Leila Emily Seely [1900-1996], scion of the Seely baronets.

She married 24 July, 1956, Julian Ogilvie Thompson, daughter of Newton Ogilvie Thompson [1904-92], by his wife the former Anne Agnes Eve Wiener [1905-2000], by whom she had issue, two son, Christopher and Anthony, and two daughters, Rachel and Katharine.

On her father's death, 17 October, 1965, his viscouncty of Hampden passed to his closest male heir, and the Barony of Dacre [created in 1321] fell into abeyance between his two surviving daughters, Rachel [born in 1929], and Tessa [born in 1934], and in 1970 the abeyance was terminated in favour of the elder daughter, Rachel [1929-2012], who became [27th] Baroness Dacre in her own right.

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Colonel Maurice Richard Gray [Dick] Clutterbuck 1925-2020

_. Colonel Maurice Richard Gray Clutterbuck, died 14 February, 2020. Born in 1925 he married Gillian Margaret Harding [1927-2017], daughter of Maj Egerton Stephen Somers Harding [1886-1970], descended from the Barons Somers. Colonel Clutterbuck leaves issue. His granddaughter, Cecilia Colacicchi [born 1988], married 2016, Henry Miles Fitzalan Howard, styled Earl of Arundel and Surrey [born 3 Dec, 1987], son and heir of the 18th Duke of Norfolk [b 2 Dec, 1956].

Colonel Clutterbuck's funeral takes place at St Benet's Roman Catholic Church, Kemerton, Gloucestershire, 28 February, 2020.

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The Baroness Stevens of Ludgate 1939-2020

_. The Baroness Stevens of Ludgate, who died 11 February, 2020, aged 80, was the third wife of the life peer Baron Stevens of Ludgate [born 26 May, 1936].

The Russian-born former photographer Meriza Giori was born in January, 1939, & married David Stevens as his third wife in 1990 [his second wife having died choking on a peach in 1989].

David Stevens was Chairman of United Newspapers, 1981-99, and created a life peer in 1987, as Baron Stevens of Ludgate. Originally a Conservative peer he defected to UKIP in later years.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Joanna Hermione Beckitt [nee Burnett-Stuart] 1960-2020

_. Joanna Beckitt, who died 13 February, 2020, aged 59, was descended from the Camerons of Lochiel and the Dukes of Buccleuch & Queensberry, & Dukes of Montrose.

She was born Joanna Hermione Burnett-Stuart, 25 Oct, 1960, scion of a landed gentry family, daughter of Joseph Burnett-Stuart [1930-2010], by his wife Mary Hermione Stewart [born 1931].

She was a great-granddaughter of Sir Donald Cameron of Lochie, 25th Chief of the Clan [1876-1951], who married Lady Hermione Graham [1882-1978], daughter of the 5th Duke of Montrose, and a great-great-granddaughter of Lady Margaret Montagu-Douglas-Scott [1846-1918], daughter of the 5th Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry [1806-84], &c.

Married Jonathan Burkitt, by whom she had issues, two daughters, Hermione and Sophie.

The funeral takes place at St James's Church, Piccadilly, 5 March, 2020.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Sir Hugh Guy Cubitt, CBE 1928-2020

_. Sir Hugh Cubitt, CBE, who died 6 February, 2020, aged 91, was a former Lord Mayor of Westminster and cousin of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.

Hugh Guy Cubitt was born 2 July, 1928, son of Lieutenant-Col the Hon Charles Guy Cubitt [1903-79], by his wife the former Rosamond Mary Edith Cholmeley [1904-84], scion of the Cholmeley baronets, and was a grandson of the 2nd Baron Ashcombe [1867-1947].

He was educated at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth and Greenwich, and was a naval cadet in the closing months of the Second World War. He served as a Lieut [RN] in the Korean War 1949-51. Elected to Westminster City Council in 1963, and later became its leader. He served as Lord Mayor of Westminster 1977-78. In 1983 he was knighted and served as High Sheriff of Surrey in that year.

Hugh Cubitt married 26 June, 1958, Linda Ishbel Campbell [born 1934], scion of the Barons Colgrain, daughter of the Hon Angus Dudley Campbell, by his wife the former Joan Pakenham, scion of the Earls of Longford. He leaves a widow and a son Jonathan and two daughters, Joanna and Victoria.

A Service of Thanksgiving takes place at St Barnabas Church, Ranmore, 20 April, 2020.

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David Offley Crewe-Read 1944-2020

_. David Offley Crewe-Read died 31 January, 2020. He was 75. He was a scion of the Crewe landed family from whom descended the now extinct Marquesses of Crewe.

He was born in 1944, a son of Colonel John Offley Crewe-Read [1908-], by his wife the former Hon Diana Wroughton Robins [died 2007], daughter of the 1st [and last] Baron Robins [1884-1962].

He married firstly, Elizabeth Jane Dyer, by whom he had issue, Caspian, Daniel and Gabriella. By his 2nd wife, the former Emma Garton, he had issue, Honey-Bee, Sacha, and Charles.

His eldest daughter, Gabriella, married Toby Grafftey-Smith [died 2017], a founder member of the band Jamiroquai.

A Service of Thanksgiving will take place at the Church of Our Most Holy Redeemer and St Thomas More, Chelsea, 13 March, 2020.

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Christopher Gerald Pole-Carew 1931-2020

_. Christopher Gerald Pole-Carew, who died 12 February, 2020, aged 88, was born 17 May, 1931, son of Maj Gerald Ayshford Pole-Carew [1887-1969], by his wife the former Eileen Lorna O'Callaghan [died 1989]; married 3 Apr, 1954, Gillian Elizabeth Burton, by whom he had issue.

Mr Pole-Carew was for many years managing director of the Nottingham Evening Post Newspaper.

Mr Pole-Carew has descents from the Lytteltons and the Seymour Baronets [scions of the Dukes of Somerset] &c.

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The 3rd and last Baron Greenhill 1924-2020

_. The 3rd Baron Greenhill died 13 January, 2020, at Newbury. He was 95.

Malcolm Greenhill was born 5 May, 1924, a younger son of the 1st Baron Greenhill [1887-1967], by his wife the former Ida Goodman [who died in 1985].

He succeeded to the peerage, created in 1950, on the death of his elder brother, Stanley, the 2nd Baron, 28 September, 1989.

Lord Greenhill was unmarried, and the peerage now becomes extinct.

The funeral will take place at West Berkshire Crematorium, 20 February, 2020.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Henry James Hampshire Broughton [born 2020]

_. Angela Greta Broughton [nee Hampshire], wife of the Hon Henry Robert Broughton [born 2 Oct, 1978], scion of the Barons Fairhaven, gave birth to a son, Henry James Hampshire, 11 February, 2020, a brother for Isabella, who was born 10 Aug, 2017.

The Hon Henry Broughton is the sixth child of Major the 3rd Baron Fairhaven [born 16 Nov, 1936], by his wife the former Kathleen Patricia Magill. He married in 2015, Angela Greta Hampshire, daughter of Dr Robert Hampshire, of Sydney, Australia, by his wife Sally.

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Diana Anne Norman [nee Sheffield] 1942-2020

_. Diana Anne Norman, who died 10 February, 2020, aged 77, was a scion of the Sheffield baronets.

She was born 15 May, 1942, as Diana Anne Sheffield, second daughter of John Vincent Sheffield [1913-2008], by his 1st wife the former Anne Margaret Faudel-Phillips [died 1969]. Her elder sister, Jane Stevens, was Lady in Waiting to HRH The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, for 32 years. A cousin, Davina Sheffield, was mooted as a possible Princess of Wales in the mid 1970s.

She married 9 July, 1966, David Mark Norman, scion of that landed family, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Richard Norman, of Much Hadham, co Hertford, by whom she had issue, a son Jonathan [born 1972], and three daughters, Anna [born 1967], Isabella [born 1971], and Davina [born 1981]. Her middle daughter Isabella is the wife of the Hon Timothy Knatchbull [born 1964], a grandson of Admiral of the Fleet the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma [1900-79].

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Robert Alexander Montgomerie of Southannan 1938-2020

_. Robert Alexander Montgomerie of Southannan, died 8 February, 2020, at Verbier, Switzerland. He was 81, the scion of a Scots landed family.

He was born in 1938 a son of Colonel George Jardine Kidston-Montgomerie of Southannan [1907-93], by his wife the former Lydia Cecilia Mason [d 1991]; his sister, Philippa married as her second husband the 7th Marquess Townshend.

He married in 1964, Margaret Ann Everett, daughter of R.A. Everett, by whom he had issue.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Dottie Tyrwhitt-Drake [born 2020]

_. Jenna Louise Tyrwhitt-Drake [nee Crossley, born 1987], wife of Edward William Tyrwhitt-Drake [born 1986], scion of that landed gentry family, gave birth to a daughter, Dottie, 5 February, 2020.

Edward is a son of William T.P. Tyrwhitt-Drake [born 1942], of Bereleigh, Hampshire, by his wife the former Philippa J.M. Bibby [born 1957].

Jenna Tyrwhitt-Drake is a daughter of Mr Mark S. Crossley, of Edenfield, Hampshire, by his wife the former Claire E. Savage.

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Sunday, February 09, 2020

Jennifer Keown-Boyd 1942-2020

_. Jennifer Keown-Boyd, who died 8 February, 2020, was a daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel William Dalison Keown-Boyd, OBE [1912-1984], scion of that Irish landed family, by his wife the former Anne Frances Macpherson-Grant [1914-2002], scion of the extinct Macpherson-Grant baronets, &c.

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Maclean of Dochgarroch/van Luyn engagement

_. The engagement has been announced between Hector Maclean of Dochgarroch, yr, elder son of the Very Rev Allan Maclean of Dochgarroch [born 22 Oct, 1950], 16th Chief of that clan, and 21st Chief of Clan Terlach, by his wife Anne, and Dr Jeanette van Luyn, younger daughter of Mr & Mrs Richard van Luyn, of Mount Whitestone, Queensland, Australia.

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Thursday, February 06, 2020

Colclasure/Eden engagement

_. The engagement was announced 6 February, 2020, between Michael Colclasure, son of Craig and Linda Colclasure, of of Rugby, Warwickshire, & Madeleine Alexandra [Maddie] Eden [born 23 June, 1992], scion of the Eden baronets, daughter of the Hon John Edward Morton [Jack] Eden [born 25 January, 1966], of Sri Lanka, by his wife the former Joanna Spears.

Maddie Eden is a granddaughter of the Baron Eden of Winton, PC [born 15 Sept, 1925], 7th Baronet, and Conservative government minister, &c.

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Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Burshtyn/Gore Browne engagement

_. The engagement was announced 5 February, 2020, between Eric D. Burshtyn, son of Mr & Mrs Marek Burshtyn, of of Hod Hasharon, Israel, & Sophie M Gore Browne, scion of that landed gentry family, daughter of Patrick Robert (Bertie) Gore Browne [born 1956], by his wife the former Sarah E. Jenkinson.

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Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The Baron Sheldon, PC 1923-2020

_. The Lord Sheldon, PC, a life Baron, died 2 February, 2020. He was 96.

Robert Edward Sheldon was Labour MP for Ashton Under Lyne, 1964-2001; served as Financial Secretary to the Treasury in the Wilson and Callaghan administrations, 1975-79; sworn of the Privy Council in 1977, and created a life peer upon standing down as an MP.

Robert Sheldon was born 13 Sept, 1923.

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Archie Thomas Peter Crosthwaite [born 2020]

_. Alexandra E. Crosthwaite [nee Moore[, wife of Thomas Richard Crosthwaite [born 1988], descended from the Hervey-Bathurst baronets, gave birth to a son, Archie Thomas Peter, 28 January, 2020.

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George Henry Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice, styled Viscount Calne and Calstone [born 2020]

_. Nadine Alexandra L. Petty-Fitzmaurice [born 1972, nee Mentior], wife of Simon Henry George Perry-Fitzmaurice, styled Earl of Kerry (born 24 Nov, 1970), gave birth to a son and heir, George Henry Charles, styled Viscount Calne and Calstone, 3 February, 2020.

The Earl of Kerry, scion of the Marquesses of Lansdowne (Marquess, GB, cr 1784), is the eldest son and heir of the 9th Marquis of Lansdowne (born 21 Feb, 1941), of Bowood, Calne, co Wilts, by his late former wife the former Lady Frances Helen Mary Eliot (b 1943, d 6 Jan 2004), scion of the Earls of St German, daughter of the 9th Earl of St Germans.

The Countess of Kerry is a daughter of the late Mr Marc Mentior, of London, by his late wife the former ____ Hagan.

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Saturday, February 01, 2020

Lady Hugh Smith 1939-2020

_. Lady Hugh Smith, who died 29 January, 2020, aged 80, was the widow of Sir Andrew Colin Hugh Smith [1931-2012], chairman of the London Stock Exchange 1988-94.

She was the former Venetia Flower, born 21 April, 1939, daughter of Peter Hugh Flower [1910-93], by his wife the former Lydia Josephine Huth, scion of that landed gentry family.

Venetia's grandfather, Hugh Duncombe Flower [1878-1950], married Ida Hamilton [1883-1970], scion of the Dukes of Abercorn. She married Andrew Hugh Smith in 1964. He was a scion of the Smith of Midhurst landed gentry family and thus a kinsman of HM The Queen. Two sons of the marriage.

 A Memorial Service takes place at St Leonard's Church, Grendon Underwood, 18 Apr, 2020.

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Sophie Grace Gore Langton [born 2020]

_. Sarah Louise Gore Langton [nee Fish, born 1988], wife of Chandos James Brydges Gore Langton [born 1987], scion of the Earls Temple of Stowe, gave birth to a daughter, Sophie Grace, 26 January, 2020, a sister for Charlotte Alice, who was born in 2018.

Chandos is a son of Chandos Alaric Graham Gore Langton [born 1949], by his wife the former Sarah Fiona Collins. Sarah Gore Langton is a daughter of Prof Sir David Royden Fish [born 1956], by his wife the former Glenda Joyce Parker.

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Wilfred Robert Graham-Watson [born 2020]

_. Serena Graham-Watson [nee France-Hayhurst], wife of Capt Florian Ncholas Graham-Watson, [born 6 December, 1986], late the Irish Guards, gave birth to a son, Wilfred Robert, 29 January, 2020, a brother for Arnaud James, who was born 25 July, 2018.

Florian Graham-Watson, sometime equerry to HRH The Duke of Cambridge, scion of the Graham-Watson landed gentry family, is son of Mr Andrew FitzJames Graham-Watson (born 1957), of Longworth, Oxfordshire, by his wife the former Brigitte Jeanson, of Paris.

Serena Graham-Watson is a daughter of Mr & Mrs James France-Hayhurst, of Bunbury Heath, Cheshire.

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Winckler/Forte engagement

_. The engagement has been announced between Felix Winckler [born c. 1979], and Irene Alisea Forte [born 1988], daughter of the Hon Sir Rocco Giovanni Vincent Forte [born 18 January, 1945], by his wife the former Aliai Giovanna Maria Ricci.

Irene is a paternal granddaughter of Charles Carmine Forte, the Baron Forte [1908-2007], life peer.

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Jack Rex Hallinan [born 2020]

_. The Hon Elizabeth Laura [Liza] Hallinan [(née Waldegrave, born 1983], scion of the Earls Waldegrave, and wife of Philip Hallinan, gave birth to a son, Jack Rex, 29 January, 2020, a brother for Isabel Beth, who was born 14 Nov, 2017.

Liza Hallinan is a daughter of the life peer, the Baron Waldegrave of North Hill, PC [born 15 Aug, 1946], by his wife the former Linda Margaret Caroline Burrows, OBE [born 1952]. Lord Waldegrave is a younger brother of the 13th Earl Waldegrave.

Philip Hallinan is a son of Rex Hallinan, of Queensland, Australia.

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