Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Elizabeth Macdonald-Buchanan 1939-2020

_. Elizabeth Macdonald-Buchanan, who died 22 May, 2020, aged 81, was a scion of the Barons Bicester, a granddaughter of the 1st Baron.

She was born Elizabeth Smith, 30 March, 1939, daughter of Major the Hon Hugh Adeane Vivian Smith [1910-78], by his wife the former Lady Helen Dorothy Primrose [1913-98], daughter of the 6th Earl of Rosebery [1882-1974].

She married 26 April, 1960 [divorced 1991], Alexander James Macdonald-Buchanan [died 11 Dec, 2017], scion of the Buchanan whisky family, and a grandson maternally of the 1st and last Baron Woolavington [1849-1935].

Mrs Macdonald-Buchanan leaves four sons, Hugh James [b 1961], James Ian Harry [b 1963], Nicholas Mark [b 1967], and Charles Alexander [b 1970].

The funeral takes place privately on the Island of Eriskay.


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