Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Sir Edmund, of Charlecote Park, Warwick, was President of the Warwickshire Garden Trust.
Edmund John William Hugh Ramsay-Fairfax-Lucy was born 4 May, 1945, son of Sir Brian Fulke Cameron Ramsay-Fairfax-Lucy, 5th Baronet [1898-1974], by his wife the former Hon Alice Caroline Helen Buchan [died 1993], daughter of author of 'The 39 Steps' John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir [1875-1940].
Edmund succeeded to the baronetcy on his father's death, 21 January, 1974. He married firstly, 1974 [divorced] Sylvia, daughter of Graeme Ogden, of The Old Manor, Rudge, Somerset; married 2ndly, 1986 [divorced 1989], writer Lady Lucinda Lambton [born 10 May, 1943], daughter of Antony Lambton, Viscount Lambton [the disclaimed 6th Earl of Durham] [1922-2006]; married 3rdly, 1994, Erica Everina Penelope, daughter of Simon Folliott Warren Thomas Barton Loane, of Crocknacrieve, Co Fermanagh.
Sir Edmund leaves issue, two sons from his third marriage, Patrick and John.
The baronetcy is inherited by his elder son, Patrick Samuel Thomas Fulke Ramsay-Fairfax-Lucy [born 1995].
Her husband served as Assistant Keeper of the Privy Purse and Treasurer to HM The Queen (1975–85), Deputy Keeper of the Privy Purse and Treasurer to HM The Queen (1985–87), Keeper of the Privy Purse and Treasurer to HM The Queen (1988–96), since when Extra Equerry to HM The Queen (1996–present).
The former [Monica] Juliet Calvert, was born 3 February, 1939, scion of a landed gentry family, the eldest of five daughters of Major Robert Henry Calvert, of Picts House, Horsham, Sussex, by his wife the former Monica Buxton, scion of the Buxton baronets.
Juliet Calvert was a kinswoman of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, who is of Calvert descent. [The duchess's great grandmother, Lady Ashcombe, wife of of the 2nd Baron Ashcombe was nee Maud Calvert.]
She married 1stly, 23 June, 1964, Major John Morrogh Bernard, the Irish Guards, who died as the result of a skiing accident in Austria, 11 March, 1968; married 2ndly, 16 June, 1969, the then Shane Gabriel Basil Blewitt [born 25 March, 1935], son of Colonel Basil Blewitt, of Willaston, Cheshire.
Lady Blewitt leaves a son Alexander and a daughter Katherine from her first marriage, and a son, Piers, and daughter, Davina from her second marriage.
She was born Margaret Alison Lock, daughter of Major Geoffrey Denis Lock, MC, of Bath, and married firstly, Van Kai-Nelson; she married secondly, 1 March, 1958, as his second wife, Richard David Raft Lycett Green [1925-1969], son of Commander David Cecil Lycett Green [1892-1960], by his wife the former Angela Courage [1902-92], scion of that eponymous brewing family. [Angela Courage was from 1945 the wife of the 3rd Baron Grimthorpe].
Monday, March 30, 2020
Born 20 June, 1938, as Teresa Mary Head, daughter of the then Antony Henry Head [1906-83], who was Conservative MP for Carshalton, 1945-60, and raised to the peerage as Viscount Head, of Throope, County Wilts, 1960, by his wife the former Lady Dorothea Louise Ashley-Cooper [1907-87]. daughter of the 9th Earl of Shaftesbury [1869-1961].
She married 29 July, 1972, Richard Deacon Haddon, Lt, RN [1938-2008], an assistant master at Eton College, son of Herbert Deacon Haddon [1909-2000], by his wife the former Phyllis Mary Pyke [1908-2003].
She leaves a son, Edward and a daughter Alice, and was predeceased by a son, Joseph.
Tom, descended from the 6th Earl of Lauderdale, is a son of Lieutenant-Col Andrew James Maitland-Makgill-Crichton [born 1953], by his wife the former Karen Gail Smith.
Alice is a daughter of Dominic David Noel Miles Charles Kelly [born 1953], by his wife the former Miranda Macklin. Alice is a direct descendant of the Dukes of Norfolk, and is in remainder to the ancient Barony of Beaumont, currently in the possession of the 18th Duke of Norfolk.
His home was at Old Sleningford Hall, near Ripon, North Yorkshire.
Mr Ramsden served as MP for Harrogate, 1954-74, and he served under Harold Macmillan as Under-Secretary of State and Financial Secretary for War from 1960 to 1963 and under Sir Alec Douglas-Home as Secretary of State for War from 1963 to 1964. At the April 1964 reshuffle, the former cabinet positions of First Lord of the Admiralty and Secretary of State for Air, along with Ramsden's post, were incorporated into an expanded Ministry of Defence, under the leadership of the new position of Secretary of State for Defence.
Ramsden was appointed Minister of State for the Army at the Ministry of Defence, a post he held until Sir Alec Douglas-Home's government fell in October 1964. He was sworn of the Privy Council in 1963. His successor in the Harrogate constituency was Robert Banks.
He was born at Liverpool, 1 Nov, 1923, son of Capt Edward Ramsden, MC, of Breckamore Hall, near Ripon, by his wife the former Geraldine Wilson [1888-1976]; and married 25 June, 1949, Juliet Ponsonby [1923-2019], scion of the Ponsonby baronets, daughter of Colonel Sir Charles Ponsonby, 1st Baronet [1879-1976], by his wife the former Hon Winifred Marian Gibbs [died 1984], daughter of the 1st Baron Hunsdon [1854-1935].
Mrs Juliet Ramsden died 21 November, 2019, aged 96.
James Ramsden leaves issue, three sons Thomas, George and Richard, and a daughter, Emma. He was predeceased by his youner daughter, the artist Charlotte Cheverton, who died as the result of a motoring accident in 1991.
Robert Guy Eardley Yerburgh was born 16 December, 1926, son of the then Robert Daniel Thwaites Yerburgh [1889-1955], Conservative MP for South Dorset, 1922-29, created a peer, in June, 1929, as Baron Alvingham, of Woodfold, in the County Palatine of Lancaster.
Robert's mother, Dorothea, died a few months after his birth, in February, 1927, aged 44.
He succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Alvingham, 27 November, 1955. He served in the Coldstream Guards retiring in 1981 as a Major-General, and Director of Army Quartering.
Lord Alvingham married 31 March, 1952, Beryl Elliott Williams, daughter of William David Williams, of Hindhead, Surrey, by whom he had issue, a son, Robert, and a daughter, Susannah. The son, Capt the Hon Robert Richard Guy Yerburgh, who was born 10 Dec, 1956, now succeeds as 3rd Baron Alvingham.
Sunday, March 29, 2020
He was born 3 April, 1932, a son of Professor Victor Wilkinson Dix, FRCS [1899-1992], by his wife the former Nanny Uarda Elsie Vernon [1901-1998], scion of the Vernon baronets; and married 11 April, 1964, Kristina Mary Sidley, daughter of John Charles Sidley, OBE [1884-1946], by his wife the former Phyllis Mary Lewis [1900-79], by whom he had three daughters, Caroline, Philippa and Rosemary.
Her husband was a proud Gibraltarian who opposed Spanish attempts to cajole Britain into handing over the colony. He died in 2018.
The Marquesa is survived by a son, Jonathan, and a daughter, Tabitha.
A private family cremation takes place in the UK on 16 April. A memorial service and burial in Gibraltar will take place later in the year.
She was a daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Richard St Barbe Emmott [died in a hunting accident, 14 Aug, 1949], scion of that landed family, by his wife the former Hon Irene Mary Egidia Clifton-Hastings-Campbell [1898-1961], daughter of the 3rd and last Baron Donington [1859-1927].
She married 14 Apr, 1950, Brigadier Stafford Nugent Floyer-Acland [1916-1994], scion of the Acland baronets, son of Lieut-Gen Arthur Nugent Floyer-Acland [1885-1980], by his wife the former Evelyn Stafford Still [died 1973], by whom he had issue, 2 sons, Andrew and Richard, and a daughter, Victoria.
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Lady Alexandra is the elder but only surviving daughter of the 3rd Earl Mountbatten of Burma (b 1947) of Broadlands, Hampshire, by his wife the former Penelope Meredith Eastwood (b 1953).
Thomas Hooper is a son of Peter Huntly Hooper, by his wife the former Patricia Bucknill.
The Hoopers married at Romsey Abbey, 25 June, 2016. HRH The Prince of Wales gave the bride in marriage.
Randolph Keith Reginald Stewart was born 14 October, 1928, son of the 12th Earl of Galloway [1892-1978], landowner, by his wife the former Philippa Fendall Wendell [died 22 Feb, 1974], daughter of Jacob Wendell, of New York.
Randolph, known by the courtesy title of Lord Garlies from his birth, was dogged by mental issues throughout his life. He married, 17 October, 1975, Mrs May Lily Budge [who died 29 Oct, 1999], daughter of Andrew Miller, of Duns, Berwickshire. The marriage was seen by his family as an unsuitable match, and his father disinherited his son and heir.
Randolph, Lord Garlies, succeeded his father, 13 June, 1978, as 13th Earl of Galloway [Peerage of Scotland cr 1623], Lord Garlies [Peerage of Scotland, cr 1607], Baron Stewart of Garlies [Peerage of GB, cr 1796]; the 12th Baronet, of 'Corsewell' [cr 1627], and 10th Baronet, of 'Burray' [cr 1687].
Lord Galloway is succeeded in all his honours by his second cousin once removed, Andrew Clyde Stewart [born 13 March, 1949], son of Maj Alexander David Stewart, MBE [1914-85], by his wife the former Daphne Marion Bonsor, daughter of Sir Reginald Bonsor, 2nd Bt.
The new peer married 5 March, 1977 [div], Sara Pollock [now Sara Agnew], by whom he has issue, a son, Alexander Patrick Stewart [born 18 Nov, 1980], who now assumes the courtesy title Lord Garlies, and 2 daughters, Tania and Zoe. The younger daughter, now Lady Zoe, is the wife of Jakie James [Jake] Warren [born 1986], a godson of Diana, Princess of Wales, son of the Queen's racehorse trainer, John Frederick Rufus Warren, by his wife the former Lady Carolyn Penelope Herbert [born 1962], daughter of the 7th Earl of Carnarvon, KBE, KCVO [1924-2011].
She was born 29 January, 1933, daughter of Major Sir Alexander Penrose Gordon-Cumming, 5th Baronet [1893-1939], by his wife the former Elizabeth Topham Richardson [died 1985]. Her mother was later Countess Cawdor, wife of the 5th Earl, the Thane of Cawdor.
Philippa's sister, Cecily [1925-2012], was the wife successively of three peers, the 2nd Earl of Woolton, the 3rd Baron Forres, and the 3rd Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor.
She married 10 June, 1955, David Archibald Innes [born 1931], son of Lieutenant-Col James Archibald Innes [1875-1948], by his 3rd wife, the former Evelyn Adelaide Dawnay, a great-granddaughter of the 7th Viscount Downe [1812-57], by whom she had issue, two sons Guy and John, and a daughter, Davina.
Alistair Ennever is a son of Mr (Anthony) Michael Ennever, of Shaldon, Hampshire, by his wife the former Kirsty Fiona Jane Nicholson.
Olivia Ennever is a second cousin of the Duke of Cambridge & the Duke of Sussex, and is a daughter of Richard Anthony Wake-Walker (born 1951), of Wimbledon, by his wife the former Sharon Pamela Little (b 1952).
Olivia is a granddaughter of the late Lady Anne Wake-Walker, nee Spencer [1920-2020], and a great-granddaughter of the 7th Earl Spencer [1892-1975].
Mrs Lea was a descendant of the 1st Earl Brownlow.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Violet Fraser is a younger sister of the 16th Lord Lovat [born 13 February, 1977], and a granddaughter of the 15th Lord Lovat [1911-95].
He was a son of Brigadier Henry Evan Llewellyn, DSO [1871-1948], of Nethway House, Devon, byb his wife the former Clara Maude Ross, MBE [1891-1967].
Career: Major, Scots Guards; awarded the MC.
Llewellyn married 29 Aug 1950, Loveday Roselle Clementine Bolitho [1923-2007], scion of that landed family, daughter of Richard John Bruce Bolitho, of Rosel Manor, Jersey, Channel Islands, by his wife the former Roselle Lempriere, by whom he had issue, a son, Henry Bolitho Llewellyn, and 3 daughters, Roselle, Garlinda, and Zelle.
Arthur Llewellyn's granddaughter, Alice Rose Llewellyn [born 1980], is Viscountess Windsor, wife of the heir to the 4th Earl of Plymouth.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Louisa is a granddaughter maternally of Sir Michael Jeremiah Colman, 3rd Baronet [b 7 July, 1928].
Louisa Whitworth's great-grandfather, Aymer William Whitworth, married Alice Ruth Patience Hervey, scion of the Marquesses of Bristol.
He was born 29 March, 1935, son of Maj Leonard Proby Haviland [1884-1971], of Halkerston, Inveresk, Midlothian, by his wife the former Helen Dorothea Fergusson [1902-72], scion of the Fergusson of Kilkerran baronets; married at Ancram, New York, United States, 27 January, 1973, Jenny Sommerhoff, daughter Mr & Mrs Kurt Sommerhoff, of Ancramdale, New York.
Simon Haviland was a great-grandson of the 7th Earl of Glasgow [1833-1915].
The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of the life baron, Lord Wigoder, QC [1921-2004].
He was born 16 June, 1934, son of Arthur Sebag-Montefiore [1912-1935], by his wife the former Jacqueline Esther Nathan [afterwards Mrs Geoffrey Myddleton].
He had a sister, Janine, born posthumously in November, 1935, their father having died, aged 23, on 28 Apr, 1935.
Robert Sebag-Montefiore leaves a widow,Niti.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
[William Armand Thomas] Tristan Garel-Jones was born 28 February, 1941, son of Bernard Garel-Jones and his wife Meriel.
He was elected Conservative MP for Watford at the General Election, May, 1979. In the Whips office during the Thatcher administration he was Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, 1986-88, Comptroller of the Household, 1988-89, and Treasurer of the Household, 1989-90, and in John Major's administration he was Minister for Europe, 1990-93.
On leaving the House of Commons in 1997 he was created a life peer taking the title Baron Garel-Jones, of Watford in the County of Hertfordshire.
Lord Garel-Jones married in 1966, Catalina Garrigues, daughter of Mariano Garrigues, by whom he had four sons and a daughter.
Lady Garel-Jones's sister, Pilar Garrigues y Carcer, married in 1977, Lochain Alexander Spearman, scion of the Spearman baronets, and their son [Alexander] James Spearman [b 1984], married 16 Aug, 2014, Princess Amelia of Orleans-Braganza [b 1984].
Robert Fellowes is a son of William Robert Fellowes [born 1953], by his wife the former Sharon Y. Dickerson.
Rachel Fellowes is a daughter of Mr & Mrs Richard Arkle.
Peter Heneage served as a deputy lieutenant for the county of Lincolnshire.
He was born 5 February, 1923, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Arthur Pelham Heneage, DSO [1881-1971], MP for Louth, Lincolnshire 1924-45, a descendant of the Barons Petre, by his wife the former Anne Findlay.
He married 5 March, 1949, Jean Georgiana Ethel Douglas [b 5 July, 1922], a granddaughter paternally of the 19th Earl of Morton [1844-1935], and a granddaughter maternally of the 3rd Baron Raglan [1857-1921], by whom he had three sons, Thomas, Charles and Robert, and a daughter, Julia.
She was born Prudence Caroline Davies, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Wyndham Dayrell Davies, and married 18 June, 1955, Sir Charles Reginald Francis Morrison-Bell, 3rd Baronet [1915-1967], son of Sir Claude Morrison-Bell, 2nd Baronet [1867-1943], by his wife the former Frances Isabel Logan [died 1966].
She was widowed, 22 Dec, 1967, and married secondly, 10 Sept, 1969 [div 1979], Peter Gillbanks.
After her divorce she reverted to her old style as a baronet's widow.
Lady Morrison-Bell leaves two sons, Sir William Morrison-Bell, 4th Baronet [born 21 June, 1956], and Julian Morrison-Bell [born 14 Feb, 1959].
Archie Bellville is descended paternally from the Chester Master and Kidston landed families, and is a grandson maternally of Oliver Kintzing Wallop, styled Viscount Lymington [1923- d 5 June, 1984], by his wife the former Ruth Violet Sladen [died 1978], descended from the Orr Ewing baronets.
Archie's mother was raised to the rank and precedence of an earl's daughter following her brother's succession as 10th Earl of Portsmouth, in September, 1984.
Camilla Wilson is a granddaughter maternally of Field Marshal Sir John Stanier, GCB, MBE [1925-2007].
Richard Hoare was a member of the board of C. Hoare & Co, the UK's oldest bank, standing down in 2017.
In 1983 he founded the Bulldog Trust to provide support and advice for charities facing immediate financial difficulties, and was awarded the OBE in 2006.
Richard Hoare [always known as Tigger], was born 30 January, 1943, a son of Lieutenant-Col Quintin Vincent Hoare, OBE, of Tangier House, Wootton St Lawrence, Hampshire, by his first wife the former Lucy Florence Selwyn.
He married 19 Oct, 1970, his second cousin, the Hon Frances Evelyn Hogg, JP, High Sheriff of Hampshire 2003-4 [born 11 Nov, 1949], second daughter of the 2nd Viscount Hailsham [disclaimed], later the Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, KG, CH, PC, QC [1907-2001], sometime Lord High Chancellor of Gt Britain, by whom he had issue, 2 sons, Alexander and Charles, and a daughter, Elizabeth.
Edward FitzGerald is heir presumptive to his uncle the 9th Duke of Leinster [born 7 Apr, 1948], and is the only son of the late Capt Lord John FitzGerald (1952-2015), by his wife the former Barbara Zindel.
Flo FitzGerald is the younger dau of Mr (William) Kirkland Tellwright [born 1956], of Shropshire, by his wife the former Hon Caroline Fiona Fitzherbert (b 1956), second daughter of the 14th Baron Stafford (1926-86).
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
He was born 18 Feb, 1936, son of Prof Joseph John Hartland-Swann [d 29 Oct, 1961], by his wife the former Mary Beatrix Kenlis Taylour [1906-1957], descended from the Earls of Bective [later Marquesses of Headfort]; married firstly, 1960, Ann Deirdre Green [died 2000], daughter of Lieutenant-Commander J.R. Green, RN; married secondly, 2004, Julie Katherine Ryan.
He is survived by a son, Piers, from his first marriage. He was predeceased by a daughter from the first marriage.
Conscious of his distinguished forebears, Alexander Guthrie took his role as clan chief seriously, assiduously attending clan Guthrie gatherings as far afield as America. He was wont to turn up at formal occasions in Rome, where he lived, clad in full clan regalia. On more than one occasion he had to explain to the local carabinieri why it was that he was carrying a large sword.
He was born 3 October, 1967, the son of Conte Leonardo Bedini-Jacobini, by his wife the former Loetitia Dawn Phillips [b 26 Feb, 1945- d 1978]. His mother was a daughter of Capt Mark Henry Philips [1922-2014], late the Coldstream Guards, head of that landed family, of Gretton House, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, by his 1st wife Moyra Irene Guthrie of Guthrie, 21st of that Ilk [1922-84], daughter of Colonel Ivan Douglas Guthrie, MC, of Guthrie Castle, Angus.
Alexander inherited the chieftainship from his grandmother, who died 3 June, 1984.
Educated in Italy and England, he attended UCL and lived between Italy and the UK. He leaves a partner, Tal, and a younger brother, Christian.
He was Chairman, John Harrison [Stockton] Ltd.
He was born 25 May, 1938, a younger son of Sir John Fowler Harrison, 2nd Baronet [1899-1947], by his wife the former Kathleen Livingston [died 1993], and succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his elder brother, Sir John Wyndham Harrison [1933-1955].
He married 27 July, 1963, Maureen Marie Chiverton, daughter of Ernest Leonard Chiverton, JP, of Garth Corner, Kirbymoorside, North Yorkshire, by whom he had issue, a son John, and two daughters, Rachel and Claire.
The baronetcy now passes to his only son, John Wyndham Fowler Harrison, who was born 14 December, 1972.
Monday, March 23, 2020
Bertie Butler is a grandson maternally of Sir [Basil Henry] David Montgomery, 9th Baronet, CVO [born 1931], by his wife the former Delia Reid [1935-2019], scion of the Reid baronets.
Eliza Sketchley is a granddaughter of [William John Breary] Jack Girardet [1913-90], by his wife, the former Victoria Mildred Montgomerie-Charrington [1919-2009], scion of that landed gentry family.
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Thomas Edward Graham was born 26 March, 1925. He was the Labour MP for Edmonton, Feb 1974-83, was PPS at the Department of Prices and Consumer Protection 1974-76; then a Government Whip, 1976-79 [Lord Commissioner of the Treasury]; Opposition Spokesman on the Environment, 1980-83. He lost his seat in the Commons in 1983, and that year was ennobled as Baron Graham of Edmonton, of Edmonton in Greater London. He was Labour Chief Whip in the House of Lords, 1990-97, and was sworn of the Privy Council, 1998.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
She was born Margaret Serena Hawley, 10 July, 1946, daughter of Sir David Henry Hawley, 7th Baronet [1913-88], by his wife the former Hermione Gregson [1915-94], scion of that landed family, and changed her name to Helena, by deed poll in 1988.
Her grandfather, Colonel Lancelot Gregson [1882-1935], married Lady Violet Anson [1886-1974], daughter of the 3rd Earl of Lichfield [1856-1918], by his wife Lady Mildred Coke [1854-1941], daughter of the 2nd Earl of Leicester [1822-1909], &c.
The funeral takes place at Davenham Crematorium, 27 March, 2020.
Alexander Morton's grandfather Dr Aubrey Gerald Leatham [1920-2012], by his wife the former Judith Augustine Savile Freer [born 1932]. Dr Leatham was a great-grandson of Sir Archibald Orr-Ewing, 1st Baronet [1818-93].
George Hanbury is a son of Maj Christopher Osgood Philip Hanbury (b 1944), of Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, by his wife the former Bridget Anne Birch, & Victoria is a daughter of Peter William Bigge [born 1956], of Whorlton, co Durham, by his wife the former Michele Louise Kitson [born 1960].
Friday, March 20, 2020
He was born 1 January, 1944, son of Lieutenant-Colonel P.J. Pigott, of Westham, East Sussex; married 1981, Felicity Ann [born 1954], daughter of Major Gerald Nigel Astley-Cooper [1916-2005], of Coleshill, co Warwick, scion of the Cooper baronets, by his 2nd wife the former Joan Ryland Wall [died 2010], by whom he had 2 sons, Jamie and Matthew, and a daughter, Anna, wife of Simon Herve Marie Ghislain, Prince de Merode.
He leaves two daughters, Elisabeth & Emma.
Miranda Elizabeth Louise Quarry was born in 1947, a daughter of Richard Bridges St John Quarry [1912-2002], of Padworth House, co Buckingham, by his wife the former Diana Elizabeth Lloyd [died 1999]. Her parents divorced and her mother married 2ndly, 8 May, 1951, the 2nd Baron Mancroft [1914-1987].
Miranda's half brother is the 3rd Baron Mancroft [born 16 May, 1957], and half sisters are  the Hon Victoria [born 1952], wife of Prince Frederick von Preussen [born 1946], descended from the last German Emperor, and  the Hon Jessica Mancroft [born 1954].
She married firstly, 24 Aug, 1970 [div 1974] as his third wife the actor Peter Richard Henry Sellers, CBE [1925-1980]; married secondly, in 1975 [div 1983] as his second wife, Sir Nicholas Keith Lillington Nuttall, 3rd Baronet [1933-2007]; married thirdly, 23 December, 1995 [divorced 2010], as his second wife, the 2nd Earl of Stockton [born 10 Oct, 1943], grandson of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan [1894-1986], ennobled as Earl of Stockton, and Viscount Macmillan of Ovenden, in 1984.
The Countess leaves three daughters, Gytha Miranda [born 1975], Amber Louise [born 1976] and Olympia Jubilee [born 1977] from her married to Sir Nicholas Nuttall, Bt.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Lord Patrick Tristram de la Poer Beresford was born 16 June, 1934, second son of the 7th Marquess of Waterford [1901- d 25 Sept, 1934], by his wife the former Juliet Mary Lindsay [1904-87], scion of the Earls of Crawford & Balcarres.
He married 26 Nov, 1964 [div 1971], Julia Jill Williamson, daughter of Thomas Cromwell Williamson, of Beaumont Hall, Thorpe-le-Soken, co Essex, and former wife of Darel Sausmarez Carey. Julia later married Sir Nicholas Nuttall, 3rd Baronet [1933-2007].
Lord Patrick, whose elder brother was the late 8th Marquess of Waterford, leaves a son, Valentine Tristram de la Poer Beresford [born 1965], and a daughter, Samantha Julia de la Poer Beresford [born 1969].
Lord Patrick's ashes are to be interred close to the family seat at Curraghmore, Portlaw, County Waterford, followed by a memorial service at the Guards' Chapel.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Toby Grimstone is a son of Sir Gerald Edgar [Gerry] Grimstone. Knt [born 1949], by his former wife the former Hon Janet Elizabeth Gudrun Suenson-Taylor [born 26 June, 1949], scion of the Barons Grantchester, daughter of the 2nd Baron Grantchester [1921-1995].
Toby Grimstone has three sons [above mentioned] from his marriage in 2000 to Samantha Bowser.
Laura Grimstone is a daughter of John Cushnie, of Killyleagh, by his wife Wilma.
Jack Bartholemew is a grandson of Major John Cairns Bartholemew [1920-2016], by his wife the Hon Noreen Long [1921-2004], daughter of the 3rd Viscount Long [1892-1967].
Jack is a godson of Diana, Princess of Wales. His mother, Carolyn, was a friend and flatmate of the then Lady Diana Spencer in her Coleherne Court days. The Prince and Princess of Wales attended Carolyn's marriage, in September, 1982, to William Bartholemew.
Jack Bartholemew's maternal grandfather was Barry Wedlock Pride [1929-2018], who married, as his first wife, Sally Judith de Pass [born 1934].
Rosie Riall's maternal grandfather was Sir William Richard Benyon [1930-2014]. Her great-grandfather, Vice-Admiral Richard Benyon, CB, CBE [1892-1968], married Eve Alice Gascoyne-Cecil [1900-94], a great-granddaughter of the 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, &c.
He was born in 1931, a son of Leonard George Crawley [1903-81], by his wife the former Christina Elspeth Fisher Cameron [1908-2000], and was a grandson maternally of Admiral Sir John Ewen Cameron, CB, MVO [1874-1939], and descended from the Rice family [Barons Dynevor], &c.
Simon Crawley married [Esther] Mary de Vahl Metters, daughter of Thomas Lee Metters [1901-86],, by his wife the former Henrietta Mary de Vahl Currey [1903-78], and by her had issue, sons Nicholas and Silas, and daughters, Priscilla and Juliet. Priscilla Crawley is the wife of Oliver Geoffrey Woollcombe Smith [b 12 Aug, 1947], scion of the Samuel Smith Brewing family, and grandson maternally of a Woollcombe landed gentry scion.
Simon Crawley's funeral took place at Healaugh, Tadcaster, 22 March, 2020.
Jamie Murray Wells, entrepreneur friend of the young royals, wed Charlotte Fry in 2014. The Duke of Sussex and Princess Eugenie of York were among the wedding guests.
Jamie is a son of Simon Murray Wells by his wife Alison (nee Clough), and Charlotte Murray Wells is a daughter of Anthony Fry.
Barnaby Hodgson is a son of the life peer Baron Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, CBE [born 1942], of London, by his wife the life peeress Baroness Hodgson of Abinger, CBE [born 1954].
Megan Hodgson is a daughter of Frederick K. Sandow, of Taunton, Somerset, by his wife the former Joanna P. Richards.
Monday, March 16, 2020
The former Margaret D. Norman married 26 Nov, 1955, Robert Anthony Haig, a great-grandson of the 4th Earl of Dartmouth [1784-1853].
Sunday, March 15, 2020
George Birch-Reynardson is a son of Thomas Henry Birch-Reynardson [born 1956], by his wife the former Imogen Mary Caldecott, & Sophia is a daughter of Mark E.T. Davies, by his wife the former Antonia C. Chittenden.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Mrs Cullen was a granddaughter of Sir Thomas Dunlop, GBE, 1st Baronet [1855-1938].
She was born 21 September, 1929, daughter of Ian Bogle Moneteith Hamilton [1890-1971], by his wife the former Constance Beryl Crum Ewing, scion of that landed family.
Her great-grandmother, the Hon Maria Corinna Vereker [died 1856], was wife of Christian Monteith Hamilton, and a daughter of the 3rd Viscount Gort [1790-1865].
A memorial service is to be held at Bowden Kirk, Bowden, Melrose, 16 March, 2020.
William is the younger son of Mr Damon Patrick de Laszlo, b. 1942, (descended from the Viscounts Greenwood) and his wife, the former Hon Sandra Daphne Hacking, (b.1950), of Newton Valence, Hampshire, and is a maternal grandson of the 2nd Baron Hacking (1910-71), and a great-grandson of the 1st Viscount Greenwood (1870-1948).
William de Laszlo's previous wife was the former Katy A Guinness, daughter of Timothy Guinness, of Ellisfield, Hants.
Friday, March 13, 2020
Lord Aberdeen, of the House of Formartine, Aberdeenshire, was also Earl of Aberdeen, Earl of Haddo, Viscount Formantine, Viscount Gordon, Lord Haddo, and the 15th baronet.
Alexander George Gordon was born 31 March, 1955, son of the 6th Marquess of Aberdeen [1920-2002], by his wife the former Anne Barry [1924-2007], scion of the Barry baronets, and succeeded to the family honours on his father's demise, 19 August, 2002.
He married 30 May, 1981, Joanna Clodagh Houldsworth, daughter of Maj Ian George Henry Houldsworth, by whom he had issue, three sons, George, Sam and Charles, and a daughter, Anna.
The eldest son, George Ian Alastair Gordon, styled Earl of Haddo [born 4 May, 1983], succeeds as 8th Marquess.
A Service of Thanksgiving takes place at St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen, 17 Apr, 2020.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Tom Redmayne is a son of Richard Charles Tunstall Redmayne [born 1938], by his wife the former Patricia A. Burke, and is a younger brother of the actor Eddie Redmayne [born 1982].
Helena Redmayne is a scion of the Earls of Westmorland, daughter of Edward Hugh Reynardson Fane [born 11 June, 1957], by his wife the former Susan Serena [Suki] Mitchell [born 1958].
James Amoore is a grandson maternally of Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Wellesley Marcus Hartland-Mahon, MC [1916-1976], by his wife the former [Frances Mary] Margaret Poole [1918-2011], a great-niece of the writer Lewis Carroll.
Camilla Watts is a niece of the 7th Duke of Sutherland [born 18 February, 1940].
He was born 29 December, 1941, the second son of Lord [Edward Christian] David Cecil, [1902-86], by his wife the former Rachel Mary Veronica MacCarthy [1909-82], and was grandson of the 4th Marquess of Salisbury [1861-1947].
His elder brother was the actor Jonathan Cecil [1939-2011].
He married 20 Oct, 1972, Mirabel Walker, daughter of Richard Fife Walker, OBE [1910-2001], of The Close, Withington, Gloucestershire, by wife the former Christine Mabel Wilkes [1909-1968], by whom he had issue, two sons, Conrad [born 1973], and David [born 1978], and two daughters, Clementine [born 1975], and Stella [born 1984].
The funeral takes place at St Mary's Church, Wiveton, near Holt, Norfolk, 23 March, 2020.
Lady Alexandra is the second daughter of the 16th Earl of Lindsay [born 19 November, 1955], of Fife, Scotland, by his wife the Countess of Lindsay [nee Diana Mary Chamberlayne-Macdonald, born 12 September, 1961].
Jack Coleman is a son of Mr & Mrs Terry Coleman, of Clapham.
The infant is a direct descendant of the Royal House of Hanover, being descended from HRH Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester [1743-1805], by his mistress Lady Almeria Carpenter.
She was born 28 March, 1943, eldest of the 11 children of Major the Hon Peter James Mowbray Rous [1914-97], by his wife the former Elizabeth Alice Mary Fraser [1921-68], scion of the Lords Lovat, and was a granddaughter paternally of the 3rd Earl of Stradbroke [1862-1947].
She married 18 June, 1966, [Thomas] Peter John Cockin [died 2001], son of Squadron Leader John Bovingdon Cockin [1898-1983], by his wife the former Mary Connolly [1900-82], by whom she had issue, four sons and a daughter.
Mrs Cockin's private funeral will be held 7 Apr, 2020.
Annabella Forbes is a granddaughter paternally of the late 22nd Lord Forbes [1918-2013], and a granddaughter maternally of the 10th Baron Hawke [1904-1992].
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
He was a son of Leslie Cubitt Bevis [1892-1984] by his wife the former Margaret Beatrice Shaw [1894-1973]; married 18 July, 1959, Elizabeth Catharine Oclanis Barstow [born 22 Sept, 1933], daughter of John Michael Orpen Barstow [1905-77], by his wife the former Moira Winifred Oclanis O'Brien [1912-2001], scion of the Barons Inchiquin, by whom he had six daughters, Elizabeth [born 1960], Maria [born 1962], Alexandra [born 1963], Lucinda [born 1965], Selina [born 1969], and Xanthe [born 1972].
The funeral takes place at St Peter's Church, Sherringham, Norfolk, 19 March, 2020.
She was a granddaughter of Evelyn Cecil, 1st Baron Rockley [1865-1941], and a great-great-granddaughter of the 2nd Marquess of Salisbury [1791-1868].
She married in 1960, Stanley Kemp Chattey [deceased], by whom she had two sons, Michael and Jonathan.
Funeral Service at St Andrew’s Church, Bloxworth, on Friday, 3 April, 2020.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
James March Phillipps de Lisle is a grandson maternally of the 8th Baron Thurlow [1912-2013].
Jocelyn Rupert Rowland Geoffrey Feilding was born 12 May, 1940, son of Basil Percy Terence Henry Feilding [1907-1986], by his wife and kinswoman, the former Margaret Mary Feilding [1908-89].
He married firstly, 27 April, 1963 [divorced 1983], Rowena Marion Combe [1935-2008], scion of that landed family, daughter of Capt Simon Harvey Combe [1903-65], by his wife the former Lady Silvia Beatrice Coke [1909-2005], daughter of the 4th Earl of Leicester [1880-1949]. He married secondly, 27 Feb, 1998, Harriet Earle, daughter of James Earle.
Jocelyn Feilding leaves issue from his first marriage, Emma [born 1964], and Lucy [born 1966].
Simon Dixon is a son of Christopher J Dixon by his former wife the former Michelle Birch, and Celia is a daughter of Matthew John Thompson [later Darroch-Thompson] [born 1954], by his wife the former Claire Nicola Darroch [born 1956], daughter, and heir, of Duncan Darroch of Gourock [Chief of that name] 8th Baron of Gourock [born 1931].
Sunday, March 08, 2020
She was born in Dublin, 27 October, 1956, daughter of John Ormsby McCormick and Francine Paris, who claimed to be a relation of Count Potemkin, the lover of the Russian Empress Catherine the Great.
Sophie was a former partner of the 5th Marquis of Normanby [born 24 February, 1954], by whom she had a daughter, Pandora Aoiffe Lazuli McCormick, who was born 12 December, 1984.
Saturday, March 07, 2020
Ivo MacGreevy is a grandson of the 3rd Baron Craigmyle [1923-1998].
John Brocklehurst is a son of Charles R. Brocklehurst [born 1951], by his wife the former Kate Elizabeth Shepherd [born 1958], and a grandson of James Lionel Paul Shepherd, by his wife the former Elizabeth Musgrave Wroughton [born 1935], scion of that landed gentry family.
Harriet is a daughter of Peter Geoffrey Arbuthnot [born 1950], by his wife the former Belinda Terry-Engell.
William Freeland is a son of Richard Freeland. Clare is a daughter of [John] Henry Patrick Fuller Pelly [born 1953], by his wife the former Susan Elizabeth Briggs.
Fenella Boyle is a great-great granddaughter of Henry Bentinck Boyle, 5th Earl of Shannon [1833-1890].
Friday, March 06, 2020
A Service of Thanksgiving takes place at Cilcain Church, 20 April, 2020.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
He was born 11 April, 1949, the second son of Sir Alexander Somerled Angus Bosville Macdonald of Sleat, 16th Baronet [1917-1958], by his wife the former Mary Elizabeth Crawley-Boevey Gibbs [1919-2004], scion of the Barons Aldenham & Hunsdon.
He married 21 October, 1995, Mary Lucinda Connolly [born 1952], daughter of Colonel Lionel Castletown Connolly [1922-2013], of Nortoft House, Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, by his wife the former Susan M. Laurie, by whom he had one son, Robert James, who was born 7 July, 1996.
James Macdonald was seven generations in descent from King George II.
She was born in 1981, a daughter of Simon James Macdonald Lockhart [born 9 Aug, 1949], by his wife the former Lavinia Marsham [born 6 Feb, 1950], scion of the Earls of Romney.
Her mother was raised to the rank of an earl's daughter, 26 June, 2006, following the succession to the Earldom of Romney of her brother, Julian Charles Marsham [born 28 March, 1948].
Her grandfather, Simon Foster Macdonald Lockhart, 25th of The Lee [1916-91], by his wife the former Ella Catriona Gordon [d 2000].
Davina [known as Boo] was the wife of Robert Bell, and mother of Archie Bell, and the late Paddy.
A Service of Thanksgiving takes place at Great Thurlow Church, 27 March, 2020.
Tom Astor is a great-grandson of the 1st Baron Astor of Hever [1886-1971].
Lucy Ponsonby is a granddaughter maternally of General Sir Roland Guy, GCB [1928-2005], and a granddaughter paternally of Sir Ashley Charles Gibbs Ponsonby, 2nd Baronet [1921-2010].
Lucy is a great-granddaughter of the 6th Marquess of Ormonde [1893-1971].
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Arthur Crutchley is a son of the late Lieutenant-Commander William Victor Percy Crutchley [1933-2007], by his wife the former Hon Penelope Ann O'Neill [born 1947], now of Nettlecombe, Dorset, daughter of the life peer The Baron O'Neill of the Maine [1914-1990].
Rosanna Crutchley is a daughter of Mark Geoffrey Sewell [ born 1955], of Idlecote, Warwickshire, by his wife the former Elizabeth Mary Alexandra Fraser [born 1957], descended from the Abel Smith landed family, &c.
Monday, March 02, 2020
The funeral takes place at St Mary and St Lawrence Church, Great Waltham, 30 March, 2020.
Sunday, March 01, 2020
The funeral takes place at St Mary's Church, Chipping, Lancashire, 11 March, 2020.
He was born 31 July, 1921, at Middletown, CT, son of Douglas Horton by his wife the former Carol Williams; married 17 January, 1951, Dorothy Joan Ryder [1921-2010], scion of the Earls of Harrowby, daughter of Major Henry Dudley Ryder [1894-1958], by his wife the former Dorothy Marion Streatfeild [1894-1979], scion of that landed gentry family, and a second cousin of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
Alan Horton's mother-in-law was a daughter of Sidney Streatfeild [1859-1924], who was a son of Marion Henrietta Smith [1835-97], whose sister, Frances Dora [1833-1922], was Countess of Strathmore & Kinghorne, wife of the 13th Earl, and grandmother of Queen Elizabeth [1900-2002].
Alan Horton leaves issue, a daughter Carol, and two sons, James and Edward.
The funeral takes place at St Agnes Church, Newmarket, 20 March, 2020.
Max Shenkman is a son of Ivan Alexander Shenkman, by his wife the former Susan Mary Watt [born 1952], a granddaughter maternally of the 1st Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax [1891-1964].
Kate Shenkman is a daughter of Nigel de Northop Winser by his wife the former Shane Wesley-Smith [born 1955], descended from the Barons Remnant.
William Moore is a son of Charles Hilary Moore [born 31 Oct, 1956], editor, journalist, biographer, sometime editor of the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, by his wife the former Caroline Mary Baxter.
William is a great-grandson of Sir Alan Hilary Moore, 2nd Baronet [1882-1959]. The baronetcy was created for Sir Alan's father, the physician Norman Moore, who was President of the Royal College of Physicians 1918-22, and created a baronet in 1919.
He was born in 1933, son of Major Charles Ivor Patrick Holroyd [1900-1976], by his wife the former Lady Sheila Mary Cairns [1905-2000], daughter of the 4th Earl Cairns [1865-1946].
He married 18 January, 1969, Amanda Jane Glyn [born 24 Nov, 1940], scion of the Glyn baronets, daughter of Colonel Sir Richard Hamilton Glyn, Bt [1907-1980], by his wife the former Lyndsay Mary Baker [died 1971], and had issue, two sons, Charles and George, and a daughter, Joanna.
A Service of Thanksgiving takes place at St Nicholas' Church, Chute, 20 April, 2020.
He was born in 1952, son of Major Arthur James Somerville [1905-1981], of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, by his wife the former Mary Hart; married 1981, Teresa Astrid [Tessa] Bates [born 19 July, 1959], daughter of Thomas Aydon Bates [1926-2014], by his wife the former Elizabeth Anne Musgrave [born 1931], daughter of Sir Christopher Norman Musgrave, 6th Baronet [1892-1956]; and leaves issue, a daughter Fedora Isabella Charlotte, who was born in 1989.
The funeral takes place at St Marylebone Crematorium, 11 March, 2020.
Miss Symonds is a granddaughter of John Cowburn Beavan, Baron Ardwick [1910-94], life peer.
Rosalind Mackworth became the first Commissioner for the Social Fund in Great Britain and Northern Ireland in 1985 and served until 1993, being appointed CBE.
She had been a Director of Riverside Health Authority, the Vice President of the European Union of Women and a long serving member of the Value Added Tax Tribunals.
She was a daughter of the Rev Albert Walters [1889-1947], vicar of Wychbold, Worcestershire, by his wife the former Alma Jennie Richards [1899-1984]; married 1960, Richard Charles Audley Mackworth [1924-2014], scion of the Mackworth baronets, son of Air Vice-Marshal Philip Herbert Mackworth, CB, CBE, DFS [1897-1958], by his wife the former Winifred Kathleen June Moss [d 1967], by whom she had 2 daughters, Julia and Victoria.
The funeral takes place at Christchurch, Little Drayton, 20 March, 2020.
_. [Lyulph] Hugh Tuke Tollemache, who died 25 February, 2020, aged 86, was a scion of the Earls of Dysart.
He was born 6 April, 1933, in Auckland, New Zealand, son of Lyonel Thomas Tollemache [1899-1977], by his first wife the former Mavis Tuke [died 1978]; he married 13 August, 1960, his kinswoman, Nadja Benziger, OBE [born 15 July, 1936], daughter of U. Victor Benziger [died 1962], by his wife the former Eva Tollemache [1908-92], by whom he had issue, Eva, Amanda, Melanie, Vanessa, Althea, Rafe, Damon and Nigel.
A celebration of Hugh's life was held on 28 February 2020 at St Francis Anglican Church, Park Road, Titirangi.
He was born 4 December, 1954, son of Stephen William Agnew [1921-2001], by his 1st wife the former Elizabeth Close.
He married 1993 [div], Amanda Gabriella Mary [born 8 Sept, 1959], former wife of Mark Edmond Garthwaite, and daughter of Edward Willoughby Trafford [1924-2003], by his wife the former June Imelda Harding [1930-2010], by whom he had issue, two daughters, Imogen [born 1994], and Emily [Millie] [born 1996]. He was also the step-father to Alice Garthwaite, later Agnew [born 1987].
Fred Agnew was a grandson of Sir John Stuart Agnew, 3rd Baronet [1879-1957]. His wife Amanda was a granddaughter of Maj Sigismund William Joseph Trafford [1883-1953], by his wife the former Lady Elizabeth Constance Mary Bertie [1895-1987], daughter of the 7th Earl of Abingdon [1836-1928].
James Fortescue is the only son of the Hon Seymour Fortescue (b 1942), of Chelsea, by his 1st wife the former Julia Pilcher (now Mrs Benjimin Bonas, of Morecote, Switzerland), and Olivia is the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Graham Rodgers, of Windsor.
Charlie van Straubenzee is a son of Alexander Henry van Straubenzee [born 1951], by his wife the former Claire Sonia Fenwick [born 1954], scion of that landed gentry family, and a descendant of the 6th Duke of Manchester [1799-1855].
Daisy van Straubenzee is a daughter of Philip Richard Jenks [born 1963], by his wife the former Alexandra Ulrike Wilson-Nicol [born 1963], daughter of Alexander James Wilson-Nicol [born 1933], by his wife the former Christiane F. von Canstein.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the wedding of Charlie van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks in 2018.
Harry is a son of Mr Andrew McIndoe, of Wadhurst, East Sussex, by his former wife the former Lady Felicity Aileen Ann Stopford [born 17 December, 1951], now Lady Felicity Rosenquist, of Chelsea, London. Harry is a grandson of the 8th Earl of Courtown [1908-75].
George Walker is a son of Mr & Mrs Richard Walker, of Axford, Hampshire, & Alice is a daughter of Robert John Turville Constable Maxwell [born 1933], by his wife the former Susan Mary Gaisford St Lawrence [born 1936].