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Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Robin Murray-Philipson, OBE, DL 1927-2020

_. Robin Murray-Philipson, OBE, DL, who died 20 March, 2020, aged 92, was a descendant of the Viscounts Elibank.

He was born 5 June, 1927, son of Hylton Ralph Murray-Philipson [died 1933], of Stobo Castle, by his wife the former Grace Eleanor Monica Beasley-Robinson, and grandson of Hylton Philipson [1866-1935], of Stobo Castle, who married 18 Feb, 1896, the Hon Nina Charlotte Murray [1875-1966], daughter of the 10th Lord [later 1st Viscount] Elibank [1840-1927].

He married Nini _____, and leaves issue, Cornelia, Hylton, Suzie and Kate. His daughter Cornelia married 28 Jan, 1977, as his first wife Simon Clervaux Dickinson [b 26 Oct, 1948], a grandson maternally of Sir Edmund Hugh Chaytor, 6th Baronet [1876-1935].

His son, Hylton, was taken to hospital suffering from coronavirus on the day after his father's death, and watched his father's funeral from his hospital bed.

Hylton Murray-Philipson left hospital after 12 days in intensive care.

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