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Thursday, February 20, 2020

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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