Monday, April 20, 2020

Beatrice Marguerite Tabor [died 2020]

_. Marguerite Tabor, who died 19 April, 2020, was the second wife and widow of Major-General David John St Maur Tabor, CB, MC [1922-2004], scion of that landed gentry family, and was previously widow of Colonel Peter Arkwright, OBE, scion of that landed family.

She was born Beatrice Marguerite Verdon, second twin daughter of Capt Francis Reynolds Verdon, of Sidbury, Devon, and married firstly, 8 May, 1958, Colonel Peter Arkwright [born 2 Apr, 1913], eldest son and heir of Richard Alleyne Arkwright, of Willersley House, Broadway, Worcestershire, by his wife the former Marjorie Hardcastle; married 2ndly, 1989, as his second wife, Maj-Gen David Tabor, CB, MC, son of Harry Ernest Tabor [1887-1961], by his wife the former Madeleine Frances Abel Smith [1889-1976], scion of that landed gentry family, and whose uncle Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, married into the Royal Family.

Mrs Tabor leaves issue by her first marriage, including two sons, Charles and Martin.


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