Saturday, May 30, 2020

The 3rd Baron Ogmore 1937-2020

_. The 3rd Baron Ogmore died 2 May, 2020, at the age of 82.

Morgan Rees Rees-Williams was born 19 December, 1937, a younger son of the 2nd Baron Ogmore [1903-1976], by his wife the former [Alice Alexandra] Constance Wills [died 1998].

He succeeded as 3rd Baron Ogmore on the death of his elder brother, the 2nd Baron, 9 November, 2004. The peerage was created in 1950 for his grandfather, David Rees-Williams, PC, a Labour MP for South Croydon, who served as a minister in the Attlee administration.

Lord Ogmore married three times, firstly 30 May 1964 [div 1970], Patricia, daughter of C. Paris Jones; secondly, 1972 [div 1976], Roberta [died 2018], daughter of Capt Alec Stratford Cunningham-Reid, DFC [1895-1977], by his second wife, the former Angela Williams. [His first wife had been the Hon Ruth Ashley, sister of Edwina Countess Mountbatten of Burma]; married 3rdly, 1990, Beata Solski, daughter of Zdislaw Solski.

Lord Ogmore had two sons by his 3rd wife, the Hon Tudor David Rees-Williams and the Hon Dylan Rees-Williams. The elder son, born 11 Dec, 1991, now succeeds as 4th Baron Ogmore.


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