_. The engagement was announced 5 March, 2020, between Thomas David Astor [born 1987], scion of the Barons Astor of Hever, son of [George] David Astor [born 8 July, 1958], of Ashbury, Wiltshire, by his late wife the former Marianne Piroska Julia Leche [1958-2019], & Lucy India Clare Ponsonby [born 1991], scion of the Ponsonby baronets, daughter of Luke Arthur Ponsonby [born 15 July, 1957], of Ledwell, co Oxford, by his wife the former Nicola J. Guy.
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].