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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Guinness/von Haselberg marriage

_. The marriage took place 6 June, 2020, in Milbrook, New York, between Harry J.N. Guinness, younger son of Timothy Whitmore Newton Guinness [born 20 June, 1947], scion of the merchant banking arm of the Guinness brewing dynasty, by his wife the former Beverly Anne Mills, & Sophie Frederica Alohilani von Haselberg [born 14 Nov, 1986], the actress, daughter of Martin Rochus Sebastian von Haselberg [born 20 Jan 1949], of New York City, by his wife the actress Bette Midler [b 1 Dec, 1945].

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Dame Ingrid Mary Roscoe, DCVO 1944-2020

_. Dame Ingrid Mary Roscoe, DCVO, who died 28 June, 2020, aged 76, was Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire 2004-2018.

She was born 27 May, 1944, daughter of Arthur Allen and his wife, Else Markenstam. Her father died in her childhood and her mother subsequently married Brigadier Kenneth Hargreaves, CBE [1903-90], Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding 1970-74, and of West Yorkshire, 1974-78, who adopted Ingrid. Her mother died in 1968, and the following year Brig Hargreaves married the Hon Margaret Lane Fox, scion of the family of Bramham Park, daughter of the 1st and last Lord Bingley.

She was appointed DCVO in the Queen's Birthday Honours, in June, 2017.

She married 5 Oct, 1963, John Richard Marshall Roscoe, of North Deighton Manor, Wetherby, by whom she had issue, three children, Nick, Emma and Katie.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Paul Goudime 1937-2020

_. Paul Goudime died 27 June, 2020. He was 83.

He was born in 1927, son of Paul Goudime-Levkovitsch [1910-1984], by his wife the former Sheila Violet McNeill [1908-86], scion of the MacNeills of Colonsay, and was a great-grandson of Sir Oswald Mosley, 4th Baronet [1848-1915]. His sister, Xenia, married the 15th Earl of Meath.

He was also a descendant of the Dukes of Marlborough. His great-grandmother was Lady Clementine Spencer-Churchill [1848-86].

 He married in 1963, Elizabeth Susan [Susie] Heywood [born 1941], scion of that landed gentry family, daughter of [Richard] Peter Heywood, by his wife the former Ruth Evelyn Barclay [1911-2008], scion of the Barclays of Higham, &c. He was a 6th cousin of HM The Queen, a Mosley descendant via her mother.

Paul Goudime leaves two children, a son, Michael and a daughter, Louise.

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Robin Gerard d'Abo 1939-2020

_. Robin Gerard d'Abo, stockbroker, late the Coldstream Guards, who died 27 June, 2020, aged 81, was head of that landed gentry family, of West Wratting Park.

He was born 12 April, 1939, the eldest son of Robert Erland Nicolai a'Abo [1911-70], by his first wife the former Mary Elisabeth Graham-Clarke [later Lady Cooper, died 1999], scion of the Graham-Clarke landed gentry family. His father's second wife, from 1951, was Lady Ursula Manners, daughter of the 9th Duke of Rutland.

Robin d'Abo married firstly, 10 Nov, 1964, Anne Clare Davie, daughter of Maj John Edward Jocelyn Davie [1910-98], scion of the Davie-Thornhill landed gentry family. He married secondly, 1976 [div 1987], Mrs Jennifer Mary Victoria Cadbury [1945-2003], former wife of Peter Egbert Cadbury [1918-2006], and daughter of Maj Michael Hammond-Maude, by his first wife the former Rosamond Patrick. He married 3rdly, 1987, Meriel J. Hamilton. He married 4thly, in 2010, Mrs Patricia Anne Tippett [nee Hall].

He is survived by his fourth wife Trish, and a daughter from his first marriage, Zara [born 1966], and a son, also from the first marriage, John Gerard N. d'Abo [born 1968].

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Robin Alfred Wellesley 1928-2020

_. Robin Alfred Wellesley, who died 27 June, 2020, aged 92, was a scion of the Gilbey baronets, descended from a brother of the 1st baronet.

He was born 23 June, 1928, as Robin Alfred Gilbey, son of Quintin Holland Gilbey [1899-1979], by his first wife, the former Elizabeth Thornton-Ball [1909-81]. The marriage of his parents ended in divorce and his mother married secondly, 15 Oct, 1931, Capt Gerald Valerian Wellesley, MC [1885-1961], scion of the Earls of Cowley and kinsman of the Dukes of Wellington. Subsequently, in 1937, Robin Gilbey assumed by deed poll, his step-father's surname, Wellesley.

He married 7 March, 1953, Marianne McDonald [died 2016], daughter of John McDonald, by whom he had issue, a son, Gerald, born in 1958, and two daughters, Diana [born 1954], and Laura [born 1956]. The younger daughter married in 1981, the Hon Francis Pym [born 21 Sept, 1952], son of the life peer, the Baron Pym, PC [1922-2008], former Foreign Secretary, &c.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

The Baroness Maddock 1945-2020

_. The Baroness Maddock, who died 26 June, 2020, aged 75, was the former Diana Maddock, Liberal Democrat MP for Christchurch, July 1993-1997.

Diana Mary Derbyshire was born 19 May, 1945, daughter of Reginald Derbyshire and Margaret Evans; married 1966, Robert Frank Maddock, by whom she had two daughters; married secondly, 2001, the Rt Hon Alan Beith, Baron Beith [born 20 Apr, 1943], sometime Deputy Leader of the Lib Dems and MP for Berwick upon Tweed.

Diana Maddock was created a life peer as Baroness Maddock, of Christchurch in the County of Dorset, in 1997, and served as the Lib Dem spokesman on Housing in the Lords.

She is survived by Lord Beith and by her two daughters.

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Sir John Raymond Perring, 2nd Baronet 1931-2020

_. Sir John Perring, 2nd Baronet, died 21 June, 2020. He was 88.

John Raymond Perring was born 7 July, 1931, son of Sir Ralph Edgar Perring, 1st Baronet [1905-98], Lord Mayor of London 1962-63, by his wife the former Ethel Mary Johnson [died 1991].

The first baronet was the holder of one of the last baronetcies to be created, in 1963, at the end of his term of office as Lord Mayor.

John Perring succeeded to his father's baronetcy, 28 June, 1998. He married 21 July, 1961, Ella Christine Pelham [born 20 July, 1940], scion of the Earls of Chichester, daughter of Maj Anthony George Pelham [1911-69], by his wife the former Ann Margaret Bergengren [died 1990], and by her had issue.

Sir John's eldest son, John Simon Pelham Perring, born 20 July, 1962, now succeeds to the baronetcy.

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Sir Charles Theodore Gunning, 9th Baronet 1935-2020

_. Sir Charles Gunning, 9th Baronet, died 1 June, 2020. He was 84.

He was born 19 June, 1935, son of Sir Robert Charles Gunning, 8th Baronet [1901-89], by his wife the former Helen Nancy [known as Ann] Hallett; and succeeded to the baronetcy [created, GB, 1778] on his father's death, 7 Dec, 1989.

Married firstly, 1969 [div 1982], Sarah Eaton, daughter of Colonel Patrick Arthur Eaton; married secondly, 1989, Linda, daughter of Theodore Kachmar.

Sir Charles, who lived in Ottawa, Canada, leaves one daughter, Caroline Anne, who was born in 1971. The baronetcy now passes to his younger brother, John Robert Gunning [born 17 Sept, 1944].

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Ribaroff/Mostyn-Owen engagement

_. The engagement was announced 27 June, 2020, between Dr George A. Ribaroff, eldest son of Alexander and Denise Ribaroff, of St George's, Bermuda, & Gemma Clare Mostyn-Owen [born 1992], scion of that landed gentry family, daughter of Owen William Luxardo Mostyn-Owen [born 1961], by his wife the former Candida Zoe Pryce-Jones [born 1963], a granddaughter of the life peer, Baron Caccia [1905-90].

The bride-to-be is a niece of Allegra Mostyn-Owen, first wife of the Rt Hon Boris Johnson, Prime Minister.

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Robert [Robin] Fleming, CBE, DL 1932-2020

_. Robert [Robin] Fleming, who died 26 June, 2020, aged 87, was Chairman, Robert Fleming Holdings 1990-97, scion of the Flemings of Nettlebed, the landed gentry family.

He was born 18 Sept, 1932, son of Maj. Philip Fleming [1889-1971], by his wife the former Joan Cecil Hunloke [1901-1991], and was a cousin of the James Bond creator, Ian Fleming.

Robin's mother was descended from Lady Sophia FitzClarence [1795-1837], the illegitimate daughter of King William IV and the actress Dorothea Bland [known as 'Mrs Jordan'].

Robin Fleming served in the Royal Scots Greys, and joined the family merchant bank, Robert Fleming Holdings, in 1958. He served as High Sheriff of Oxfordshire in 1980, and was appointed a deputy lieutenant of the county a decade later.

His homes were at Steeple Barton near Bicester, and Black Mount, Bridge of Orchy, Argyll.

He married 28 April, 1962, Victoria Margaret Aykroyd [born 1 Apr, 1939], scion of the Aykroyd baronets, daughter of Frederic Howard Aykroyd [1907-78], by his wife the former Ruth Joan Oldfield [died 1992].

He is survived by his wife, and by three children, Philip [born 1965], Rory [born 1968], and Joanna [born 1963].

His son Rory was married to Baroness Caroline Elizabeth Ada Iuel-Brockdorff, a relative of the Danish royal family.

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James Andrew Fairbairn 1967-2020

_. James Andrew Fairbairn, who died 26 June, 2020, aged 52, was a scion of the Fairbairn baronets.

He was born 20  Oct, 1967, son of William Andrew Fairbairn [1934-2019], by his former wife the former Elspeth Alison Hally.

James Fairbairn was a grandson of Sir William Albert Fairbairn, 5th Baronet [1902-1972].

He married in 1994, Samantha Jane Harwicke, daughter of David Harwicke, by whom he had three daughters, Maddie, Beatrice and Molly.

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Finley Thomas Marriott [born 2020]

_. Sarah Margaret Marriott [nee Usborne, born 1985], wife of Philip Marriott, gave birth to a son, Finley Thomas, 26 June, 2020.

Philip is the eldest son of Mr & Mrs Andrew Marriott, of Packington, Leicestershire, and Sarah is the youngest daughter of Major [John] Edward Usborne [born 18 July, 1954], descended from the Trevelyan baronets, of Tomatin, Inverness-shire, by his wife the late Diana Glynne-Percy [died 2015].

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Carlota Isabel Cowper-Coles [born 2020]

_. Carmen Cowper-Coles [née Hazas González], wife of James Cowper-Coles, scion of that landed gentry family, gave birth to a daughter, Carlota Isabel, in Madrid, 23 June, 2020, a sister for Carmen Lucia, who was born 21 Sept, 2018.

James is a son of Mr and Mrs John Cowper-Coles, of West Meon, Hampshire, and Carmen is the eldest daughter of Señor and Señora Javier Hazas González, of Madrid.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Arbuthnott/Geddes engagement

_. The engagement was announced 26 June, 2020, between Edmund Harry M. [Ned] Arbuthnott [born 1992], scion of the Viscounts of Arbuthnott, son of Nicholas Octavius Arbuthnott [born 1952], by his wife the former Vanessa Julie Mather [born 1959], descended from the Nott landed gentry family, and Katharine Arabella Campbell [Kitty] Geddes [born 1986], scion of the Barons Geddes, daughter of Andrew Campbell Geddes [1943-2009], by his second wife the former Bridget Charlotte Helen Bowring [born 1948].

The bride-to-be is a great granddaughter of the 1st Baron Geddes [1879-1954].

A daughter of the 1st Baron, the Hon Margaret Campbell Geddes, was HRH the Princess of Hesse and the Rhine, wife of HRH Prince Ludwig of Hesse & the Rhine.

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Greenwell/Joyner engagement

_. The engagement was announced 26 June, 2020, between Alexander Bernard Peter [Alec] Greenwell [born 11 May, 1987]. scion of the Greenwell baronets, son and heir of Sir Edward Bernard Greenwell, 4th Baronet [born 10 June, 1948], by his late first wife the former Sarah Louise Gore [1953-2010], & Naomi Claire Joyner [born 1990], son of David Joyner and Jane Collis.

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William Jeremy Wakeley 1935-2020

_. William Jeremy Wakeley, who died 25 June, 2020, aged 84, was a scion of the Wakeley baronets.

He was born 23 Nov, 1935, third son of Sir Cecil Pembrey Grey Wakeley, 1st Baronet, KBE, CB [1892-1979], by his wife the former Elizabeth MurieL Nicholson-Smith [died 1985].

He married 4 Apr, 1959, Veronica Mary Dunning Aysh [1936-2016], daughter of John Dunning Aysh, of Hardham Priory, Hardham, Sussex, by whom he had issue, two sons and a daughter.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hon Rose Emily Paterson 1956-2020

_. The Hon Rose Paterson, who has died aged 63, was Chairman of Aintree Racecourse and a member of the Jockey Club's main Board of Stewards. She was a scion of the Viscounts Ridley, and wife of Owen Paterson, the Conservative MP for North Shropshire.

She was born 13 August, 1956, the second daughter of the 4th Viscount Ridley, KG, GCVO [1925-2012], of Blagdon, Seaton Burn, Northumberland, by his wife the former Lady Anne Katherine Lumley [1928-2006], daughter of the 11th Earl of Scarbrough, KG, GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, PC [1896-1969].

She married 26 January, 1980, the Rt Hon Owen William Paterson [born 24 June, 1956], of Shelbrook Hull, Ellesmere, co Shropshire, son of Alfred Paterson, of Tarporley, Cheshire, by whom she had issue, two sons and a daughter.

Her husband, Tory MP for North Shropshire since 1997, was Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, 2012-14.

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Johnson-Gilbert/Knox engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 June, 2020, between Hugh Christopher Ian Johnson-Gilbert [born 1991], son of Christopher Ian Johnson-Gilbert , of London, by his wife the former Hon Emma Davina Mary Woodhouse [born 1954], scion of the Barons Terrington, & Constance Felicity Rose Knox [born 1992], scion of that landed family, daughter of James Richard Dunsmuir Knox, of Ayrshire, by his wife the former Caroline Angela Owen [born 1954], a descendant of the Heygate baronets.

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Musgrave/Orr-Ewing engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 June, 2020, between James John P. Musgrave [born 1990], son of Colin James Musgrave, of Bradden, Northamptonshire, by his wife the former Catherine Margaret Ellen Morrison [born 1951], and Alice Josephine Orr-Ewing [born 1989], scion of the Orr-Ewing baronets, daughter of the Hon Robert James Orr-Ewing [born 1953], of Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, by his wife the former Susannah Bodley Scott [born 1956].

Alice Orr-Ewing is a granddaughter paternally of the life peer Lord Orr-Ewing [1912-99], who was also the 1st Baronet.

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Williams/Ramsay engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 June, 2020, between Major Charlie A.G. Williams, son of Jonathan Williams, of Horley, co Oxford, by his wife Jane, & Katie Olivia Ramsay [born 1988], scion of the Earls of Dalhousie, daughter of Patrick William Maule Ramsay [born 1951], of Burmington, Warwickshire, by his wife the former Fiona G.J. [Fudge] Stoddart [born 1960].

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Pauncefort-Duncombe/Sullivan engagement

_. The engagement was announced 24 June, 2020, between Henry Digby Pauncefort-Duncombe [born 16 Dec, 1988], son and heir of Sir David Philip Henry Pauncefort-Duncombe, 5th Baronet [born 21 May, 1956], of Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, by his wife the former Sarah Ann Battrum [born 9 Sept, 1958], & Rebecca K. Sullivan, the edest daughter of Mr & Mrs Mark Sullivan, of West Lavant, West Sussex.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Maj. Giles Vivian Inglis-Jones 1967-2020

_. Major Giles Vivian Inglis-Jones, who died 22 June, 2020, aged 53, was the husband of Arabella Kincaid of Kincaid, Chief of the name and arms of Kincaid.

He was born in 1967, scion of the Inglis-Jones landed family, son of Julian David Vivian Inglis-Jones [1933-2010], by his wife the former Mairi Lennox Owen, and married 24 March, 1995, the then Arabella Jane Hornell, daughter of Denis Peareth Hornell Lennox of that Ilk and of Woodhead [b 1 Aug, 1941], by his wife the former Jane Logan Batters.

His wife was recognised as Chief of the Name and Arms of Kincaid from on 29 July 1999. She was recognised by Lord Lyon King of Arms, and matriculated her arms at the Lyons Court on 26 January 2001. On 26 January 2001 her name was legally changed to Arabella Jane Kincaid of Kincaid, recognised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms.

Maj Inglis-Jones leaves a widow and five children.

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Tiggy Tyrwhitt-Drake [born 2020]

 _. Emily Alexandra M. Tyrwhitt-Drake [nee Moore, born 1988], wife of Jack Montague F. Tyrwhitt-Drake [born 1988], scion of that landed gentry family, gave birth to a daughter, Tiggy, 22 June, 2020.

Jack is the youngest son of William Thomas Perceval Tyrwhitt-Drake [born 10 Sept, 1942], of East Meon, Hampshire, head of that landed gentry family, by his wife the former Philippa J.M. Bibby [born 1957].

Emily is the eldest daughter of Dr Simon P.G. Moore, of Chiswick, London, and Dr Anna C. Moore [nee Thompson].

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Granddaughter for Lord Hesketh and Lady Hesketh

_. The Hon Mrs Frederick Fermor-Hesketh [née Petrina Nyström], wife of the Hon Frederick Hatton [Freddie] Fermor-Hesketh [born 13 Oct, 1988], scion of the Barons Hesketh, gave birth to a daughter, Eva Florence, 2 June, 2020.

The Hon Freddie Hesketh is the son and heir of the 3rd Baron Hesketh [born 28 Oct, 1950], by his wife the former Hon Claire Georgina Watson [born 7 Jan, 1952], daughter of the 3rd Baron Manton [1924-2003].

Petrina is Bella Freud's PR woman.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Joanna Ethne Julia Sebag-Montefiore 1938-2020

_. Joanna Sebag-Montefiore, who died 18 June, 2020, aged 81, was the wife of Capt Peter Edward Geoffrey Nathaniel Sebag-Montefiore, [born 29 June, 1929], scion of that landed family.

She was born in 1938, daughter of General Sir Joseph Howard Nigel Poett, KCB, DSO [1907-1991], of Cranmer Court, London, who commanded the 5th Parachute Brigade in the Second World War, by his wife the former Julia Herrick.

She married 17 September, 1960, Capt Peter Sebag-Montefiore, son Maj Geoffrey Edmund Sebag-Montefiore [1893-1943], by his wife the former Elizabeth Grace Troyte-Bullock [1898-1975], by whom she had five children.

Mrs Sebag-Montefiore was the mother-in-law of zoo owner and conservationist Damian Aspinall.

Mrs Sebag-Montefiore is survived by her husband.

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Richard James Stuart Walter Barttelot 1932-2020

_. Richard James Stuart Walter Barttelot, who died 21 June, 2020, aged 88, was a scion of the Barttelot baronets; born 3 February, 1932, son of Lieutenant-Col. William Frederick Geoffrey Nelson Barttelot [1905-1996], by his wife the former Jane Elizabeth Stirling [1910-90]. He was unmarried.

Richard Barttelot was a grandson of Lt-Col Sir Walter Barttelot, 3rd Baronet [1880-1918].

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

Diana Primrose Peel 1919-2020

_. Diana Primrose Peel, who died 20 June, 2020, aged 101, was a descendant of the Price [now Rugge-Price] baronets.

She was born 19 Apr, 1919, daughter of Henry Edward Seccombe [1879-1955], of the Old Vicarage, East Guldeford, Rye, Sussex, by his wife the former Helen Rose Elizabeth Price [1882-1969].

She married 18 Dec, 1945, Walter Alexander Maconchy Peel [1914-2008], of Rathmore, Raheny, co Dublin, sometime head of that landed gentry family, the only son of Henry Peel, and had issue, two sons and a daughter. Her elder son, Jonathan Henry Maconchy Peel [born 1954], who succeeded his father, married 15 May, 1982, the Hon Ann Katharine de Yarburgh-Bateson [born 10 Aug, 1950], the only child of the 6th Baron Deramore [1911-2006].

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Pamela Lady Holderness, widow of the 3rd baronet

_. Pamela, Lady Holderness, who died 11 June, 2020, was the widow of Sir Richard Holderness, 3rd Baronet [1927-1998].

She was the former Pamela Chapman, daughter of Eric Chapman, CBE, by his first wife the former Joyce Lowe, and married 14 Nov, 1953, Richard William Holderness [b. 30 Nov, 1927], son of Sir Ernest Holderness, 2nd Baronet [1890-1968], by his wife the former Emily Carleton McQuaid [died 1950]. Her husband succeeded to the baronetcy, 23 Aug, 1968, and died 30 May, 1998.

Lady Holderness leaves 2 sons, Martin and Andrew and a daughter, Jane. The elder son is the fourth baronet.

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Ruth Key Wolseley [died 2020]

_. Ruth Key Wolseley [nee Carter], died 20 June, 2020, aged 98.

She was the former Ruth Key Carter, daughter of Colonel William Carter, and married 6 Oct, 1950, Basil Charles Daniel Rudolph Wolseley [1921-2018], scion of the Wolseley baronets, second son of Sir Edric Charles Joseph Wolseley, 10th Baronet [1886-1954], by his wife the former Clare Mary Annette de Trafford [1895-1978], scion of the de Trafford baronets and a granddaughter maternally of the 8th Earl of Denbigh.

She leaves four daughters, Ann, Susanna, Sarah and Joanna.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Lady Macnaghten, widow of 11th baronet

 _. Lady Macnaghten [nee Schaeffer], who died 19 June, 2020, aged 90, was the widow of Sir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet [1927-2007].

She was the former Marianne Schaeffer, daughter of Dr Erich Hermann Schaeffer [d 1965], of Cambridge, and married 10 Sept, 1955, Patrick Alexander Macnaghten, son of Sir Antony Macnaghten of Macnaghten, 10th Baronet [1899-1972], by his wife the former Magdalene Fisher [1904-2002].

Her husband succeeded to the baronetcy on his father's death, 12 Dec, 1972. He died 22 Aug, 2007.

Lady Macnaghten leaves issue, including Sir Malcolm, the 12th Baronet, born 1956.

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Sophie Elwes, great-niece of the Duchess of Kent, engaged to Abdullah Mukesh

_.The engagement was announced 20 June, 2020, between Abdullah Mukesh, son of the late Salah Salim Mukesh, and Habiba Yusuf, & Miss Sophie Bridget Elwes [born 1988], scion of that landed family, daughter of the late Martin Stephe Robert Elwes [1948-2014], by his wife the former Sarah Marianne Worsley [born 25 June, 1958], scion of the Worsley baronets, of Hovingham Hall.

The bride-to-be is a granddaughter maternally of Sir Marcus Worsley, 5th Baronet [1925-2012], of Hovingham Hall, near York, and she is a great-niece of HRH The Duchess of Kent, GCVO [b 1933].

Sophie Elwes was paralysed in a tragic accident at the age of 22 when she fell eight metres from a balcony and crushed her spinal chord. She has been a paraplegic since 2011.

Last year Miss Elwes became Country Life's first 'Girl in Pearls' in a wheelchair.

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Willa Christabel Cavendish Rokeby-Johnson [born 2020]

  _. Marisa Claire Rokeby-Johnson [nee Bell, born 1980], wife of Henry Ralph Cavendish [Harry] Rokeby-Johnson [born 1979], gave birth to a daughter, Willa Christabel Cavendish, 11 June, 2020, a sister for Rollo Ralph Cavendish, who was born 5 May, 2017.

Harry Rokeby-Johnson is a son of the late Mr [Henry] Ralph Rokeby-Johnson [1931-2002] by his wife the former Caecilia Bridget Cavendish [born 1941], of London, a scion of the Barons Waterpark [who are descended from the Dukes of Devonshire].

Marisa is a daughter of the late Christopher C. Bell, and of Mrs Paul McNamara [nee Fiona D. Cussels, born 1952], of Pyrton, co Oxford.

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Frederick Edward FitzRoy-Chow [born 2020]

__. The Hon Julia Rachel Caroline FitzRoy-Chow [nee FitzRoy, born 6 Nov, 1984], wife of Geoffrey Chow, gave birth to a son, Frederick Edward, 20 March, 2020, in Los Angeles, California, a brother for Frances Harriet, who was born 22 March, 2018.

Geoffrey B. Chow is the third son of Mr & Mrs Frederick Chow, of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, USA.

The Hon Mrs FitzRoy-Chow, a scion of the Barons Southampton (Baron GB, 1780), is a descendant of King Charles II, and is the youngest daughter of the 7th Baron Southampton [born 8 July, 1955], and Baroness Southampton [nee Rachel Caroline Vincent Millett]

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Peter Boyd Broun 1928-2020

_. Peter Boyd Broun, who died in Australia, 28 May, 2020, was a scion of the Broun baronets.

He was born in 1928, son of Alexander Bruce Broun [1897-1968], by his wife the former Gwendoline Elsie MacNish [died 1992]; married 15 Nov, 1958, Pauline Anita Cliffen, daughter of James Henry Cliffen, by whom he had issue, a son, Clive, and a daughter, Julie.

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Sir Stanley Renals, 4th Baronet

_. Sir Stanley Renals, 4th Baronet [cr 1895], died 13 June, 2020. He was 97.

Sir Stanley's baronetcy was created for his grandfather, Sir Joseph Renals [1843-1907], who was Lord Mayor of London, 1894-5.

Sir Stanley, formerly in the Merchant Navy, was born 20 May, 1923, a younger son of Sir James Herbert Renals, 2nd Baronet [1870-1927], by his wife the former Susan Emma Crafter [d 1957], and succeeded to the baronetcy, on the demise of his elder brother, Sir Herbert, the 3rd Bt, 18 Aug 1961.

Sir Stanley married 2 January, 1957, Maria Dolores Rodriguez Pinto [died 2012], daughter of José Rodriquez Ruiz, by whom he had one son.

The baronetcy now passes to his only son, Stanley Michael Renals [born 14 January, 1958].

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Mark Donald Carlyon William Brodie 1928-2020

_. Mark Donald Carlyon William Brodie, who died in Napier, New Zealand, 10 May, 2020, aged 92, was a scion of the Brodie baronets, and descended from the Earls Waldegrave.

He was born 1 January, 1928, son of Malcolm William O'Callaghan Brodie [1887-1966], by his wife the former Phyllis Gwavas Carlyon [died 1940]; married 23 July 1955, Patricia Isobel Whitehead [died 1995].

Mark Brodie was descended from the 8th Earl Waldegrave [1788-1859].

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Lady Caroline Elizabeth Susan Tyrrell 1930-2020

_. The Lady Caroline Tyrrell, who died in Suffolk, 12 June, 2020, aged 90, was a scion of the Marquesses of Tweeddale.

She was born Caroline Elizabeth Susan Hay, 16 April, 1930, daughter of Major-General Lord Edward Douglas John Hay [1888-1944], by his second wife the former Audrey Clara Lilian Latham, scion of the Latham baronets.

Her father was killed by enemy action, 18 June, 1944, in the air raid which destroyed the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks.

She was a granddaughter of the 10th Marquis of Tweeddale [1826-1911], and raised to the rank and precedence of the daughter of a Marquis in 1970, following her half-brother's succession to the Tweeddale peerages.

Caroline had an elder half-sister, Lady Marioth Hay [1918-2006], and a half-brother, David, 12th Marquis of Tweeddale [1921-79]. She was an aunt of the 13th Marquis [1947-2005], and the current, 14th Marquis [born 6 Aug 1947].

Lady Caroline was twice wed, firstly, 20 Oct 1953 [div 1970], Richard Noel Marshall Armitage [died 1986], married 2ndly, in 1970, Reginald Charles Tyrrell.

Lady Caroline leaves issue from her first marriage, a son, Alexander [born in 1958], and was predeceased by a son, Charles [1954-2017].

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Addington/Lowry-Corry engagement

_. The engagement was announced 18 June, 2020, between Raleigh Thomas Addington [born 1987], scion of the Viscounts Sidmouth, youngest son of Peter John Gerald Addington [born 2 Aug, 1948], of Highway, Calne, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Rosemary Anita Lamb, and the Lady Martha Catherine Lowry-Corry [born 27 May, 1992]  daughter of the 8th Earl of Belmore [born 4 Sept, 1951],  of The Garden House, Castle Coole, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, by his wife the former Lady Mary Jane Meade [born 12 July, 1952], daughter of the 6th Earl of Clanwilliam [1914-89].

Raleigh Addington is a great-grandson of the 6th Viscount Sidmouth [1887-1976].

Peto/Leguen de Lacroix engagement

_. The engagement was announced 18 June, 2020, between Edward Henry Haldane Peto [born 7 Oct, 1979], scion of the Peto baronets, younger son of Robert Henry Haldane Peto [born 18 Sept, 1950], of Tilham Farm, Baltonsborough, Somerset, by his wife the former Susan Judge, & Louise Marie-Clare Leguen de Lacroix [born 1985], elder daughter of Mr Paul C.A. Leguen de Lacroix [born 1955], of Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, by his wife the former Carole E.L. Goodenay.

Edward Peto is a grandson of Sir Henry Peto, 4th Baronet [1920-2010].

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Baroness Lovell-Davis, widow of life peer

_. The Baroness Lovell-Davis, who has died aged 91, was a broadcaster and campaigner who transformed the welfare of children in hospital.

She co-founded a national childrens’ welfare association, created a telephone information service and hosted a radio show for youngsters.

She was born Jean Graham, daughter of Peter Foster Graham and married in 1950, Peter Lovell Davis [1924-2001], political adviser and newspaper director, who was created a life peer by Harold Wilson in 1974, as Baron Lovell-Davis, of Highgate in Greater London. He was a Labour Govt Whip in the Lords 1974-5, and a junior minister in the Department of Energy. He died 6 Jan, 2001.

Lady Lovell-Davis leaves a son, Stephen and a daughter, Catherine.

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Hood/Mann engagement

_. The engagement was announced 17 June, 2020, between the Hon Anthony Nelson Hood [born 7 January, 1983], scion of the Viscounts Bridport, son of Alexander Nelson Hood, the 4th Viscount Bridport [born 17 March, 1948], of Geneva, Switzerland, by his former second wife, Nina, Viscountess Bridport, of Geneva, Switzerland [nee Lincoln], and Rosanna Mann, daughter of Mr and Mrs Edward Mann, of Western District, Victoria, Australia.

The Hon Anthony Nelson Hood is a younger half-brother of the Hon Peregrine Hood [born 30 Aug, 1974].

Anthony's mother, Finnish model, Nina Lincoln, a daughter of racing driver Curt Lincoln, of Helsinki, Finland, married firstly, the Formula One Racing Driver [Kurt] Jochen Rindt [1942-70], and married secondly, Philip Martyn, and thirdly, 5 Dec, 1979 [div 1999], the 4th Viscount Bridport.

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Christopher Robert Airey [Kit] Neave [born 2020]

_. Anna Elizabeth Neave [nee Steadman, born 1988], wife of Sebastian Airey Stuart Neave [born 1989], scion of the Neave baronets, gave birth to a son, Christopher Robert Airey [Kit], 10 June, 2020.

Sebastian is a son of the Hon William Robert Sheffield Neave [born 1953], of East Orchard, Dorset, by his wife the former Joanna Mary Stuart Paton [born 1957], and is a grandson of the assassinated Conservative MP, the Rt Hon Airey Neave, MP, PC [1916-1979], by his wife the former Diana Giffard [1919-92], who following her widowhood was created a peer for life as Baroness Airey of Abingdon.

Anna Neave is a daughter of Timothy R. Steadman, by his wife the former Alison C. Spankie.

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Maddalena Susan Cecilia Bourbon di Petrella [born 2020]

_. The Marchesa Sophia Bourbon di Petrella [nee the Hon Sophia Aitken, born 1985], wife of the Marchese Ugolino Bourbon di Petrella [born 19 Dec, 1984], gave birth to a daughter, Maddalena Susan Cecilia, 4 May, 2020, in Rome.

The Marchesa is the former Hon Sophia Violet Angela Aitken (born 1985), scion of the Barons Beaverbrook, second daughter of the 3rd Baron Beaverbrook (b 1951), by his wife the former Susan Angela (Susie) More O'Ferrall, scion of that Irish landed family.

The Marchese is the the son of the Marchese Onorio Bourbon di Petrella [born 1948], of Castella di Petrella, Umbria, by his wife the former Cecilia Mori.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Rafael Rivers Mattos Uchôa de Hamel [born 2020]

_. Lygia de Hamel [née Mattos Ferreira de Mendonça Uchôa], wife of Edwin Willoughby Rivers de Hamel [born 1984], gave birth to a son, Rafael Rivers Mattos Uchôa de Hamel, in Zurich, 30 May, 2020.

Edwin de Hamel is a son of Christopher Francis Rivers de Hamel [born 20 Nov, 1950], by his wife the former Christine Carmody.


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Arthur Robert Clifton-Brown [born 2020]

 _. Georgiana Isabella Clifton-Brown [nee Heneage, born 1988], wife of Edward Robert Clifton-Brown [born 1985], scion of the Brown baronets, gave birth to a son, Arthur Robert, 15 June, 2020.

Edward Clifton-Brown is a son of Sir Geoffrey Robert Clifton-Brown, MP, FRICS [born 23 March, 1953], Conservative MP for The Cotswolds, of Daglingworth, Gloucestershire, by his former wife wife the former Alexandra Mary Peto-Shepherd [born 1955], of Lechlade, Gloucestershire.

Georgiana is a daughter of Robert John Heneage [born 1956], of North Carlton, Lincolnshire, by his wife the former Mayann Louise Milne. The Heneages descend from the Earls of Morton.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Fryer/Cohen engagement

 _. The engagement was announced 15 June, 2020, between Mr James R.C. Fryer, elder son of Mr & Mrs Simon Fryer, of Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire, and Emily Jane Alexandra Cohen [born 1992], scion of the Barons Cohen and descended from the Sebag-Montefiore landed family, daughter of Charles Benjamin Lionel Cohen [born 1959], of Tunstall, Lancashire, by his wife the former Sarah Ruth van Laun [born 1962].

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Elora Isabella Edna Stenning [born 2020]

_. Dr the Hon Clarissa Mary Stenning [nee Martyn-Hemphill, born 1986], wife of Jonathan Christopher M [Jonno] Stenning [born 1985], has given birth to a daughter, Elora Isabella Edna, a sister for Sienna Frances Sybil, who was born in 2018.

Dr the Hon Clarissa Stenning is a daughter of the 6th Baron Hemphill [born 1954], by his wife the former Sarah Jane Frances Lumley [born 1956], and Jonno Stenning is a son, of Christopher J.W. Stenning, by his wife the former Ruth Draper.

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Philip Ayrton-Grime, CVO, MRCVS 1926-2020

_. Philip Ayrton-Grime, CVO, MRCVS, died 12 June, 2020, aged 93. He was for many years the vet to HM The Queen when at Windsor, looking after her horses and corgis, &c. He was appointed CVO in 1979.

Mr Ayrton-Grime, an Ascot veterinary surgeon, was born 20 Nov, 1926.

He married in 1958, Anne Dadley, by whom he had a son and three daughters.

His daughter, Deborah married 26 Oct, 2002, as his second wife, the Hon [Anthony] Michael Geoffrey Howard [b 18 May, 1958], scion of the Earls of Carlisle, fourth son of the Baron Howard of Henderskelfe [1920-1984], of Castle Howard, Malton, by his wife the former Lady Cecilia Blanche Genevieve FitzRoy [1922-1974], scion of the Dukes of Grafton.

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Hon Daphne Joan Debenham 1923-2020

_. The Hon Daphne Joan Debenham [nee Godber], who died 12 June, 2020, aged 96, was a scion of the Barons Godber.

She was born in 1923, daughter of Frederick Godber, 1st {and last} Baron Godber [1888-1976], sometime chairman and managing director of Shell, who was created a peer in 1956, by his wife the former Violet Ethel Beatrice Lovesy [1889-1993]. Her father died in Apr, 1976, when his barony became extinct.

She married 1942, Archibald Ian Scott Debenham, DFC [1916-2006], son of Archibald Scott Debenham [1877-1932], by his wife the former Maud Carney [1887-1961], by whom she had 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Friday, June 12, 2020

Geoffrey Laird Jackson 1940-2020

_. Geoffrey Laird Jackson, who died 11 June, 2020, aged 80, was a scion of the Jackson baronets.

He was born 17 March, 1940, son of Guy Rolf Jackson [1896-1966], by his wife the former Shelagh Frances P. Tolhurst [1909-2000]; married 12 July, 1963, Ruth Clare Campion [died 2016], daughter of Desmond Francis Neville Campion, of New Zealand, by whom he had four sons.

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Simon Francis Reed [died 2020]

_. Simon Francis Reed died 11 June, 2020. He married in 1983, Hilary Jane Stuart Kinsey [born 1951], daughter of Ronald Stuart Kinsey [1914-1994], by his wife the former Patricia Mary Bibby [1921-2005], daughter of Sir Arthur Bibby, 1st Baronet [1889-1986], by whom he had a son and a daughter.

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Audrey Kingsley Ogilvy 1922-2020

_. Audrey Kingsley Ogilvy [nee Weeks], died 11 June, 2020, aged 98,

She was born in 1922, daughter of Arthur George Weeks [1883-1964], of Limpsfield, Surrey, by his wife the former Inez Janet Mary Covington [1892-1979]; married 1950, as his 2nd wife, Walter Tulliedeph Ogilvy [1911-1987], scion of the Ogilvy baronets, of Inverquharity [cr NS 1626], son of Angus Edward Ogilvy [1880-1928], by wife Margaret Alice Stuart-Menteth [1889-1956], scion of the baronets of that name, by whom she had issue, two daughters, Fiona and Susan.

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Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Marina, Viscountess Bury 1937-2020

_. Marina, Viscountess Bury, died 8 June, 2020. She was 82.

Viscountess Bury is the mother of the 10th Earl of Albemarle, and is a granddaughter maternally of the 8th Baron Howard De Walden [1880-1946].

She was born 30 December, 1937 as Marina Orloff-Davidoff, daughter of Lieutenant-Commander Count Serge Orloff-Davidoff [1905-1945], by his wife the Hon Elisabeth Gwendolen Scott-Ellis [1914-1976], scion of the Barons Howard De Walden.

She married 20 March, 1964, as his second wife, Derek William Charles Keppel, styled Viscount Bury [1911-1968], son and heir of the 9th Earl of Albemarle. Her husband predeceased his father, dying 8 Nov 1968.

Marina Bury leaves an only son, Rufus Arnold Alexis Keppel [born 16 July, 1965], who succeeded his grandfather, 14 July, 1979, as 10th Earl of Albemarle, Viscount Bury and Baron Ashford.

The funeral takes place at East Chiltington Church, near Lewes, Sussex, 10 July, 2020.

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Anne Caroline Clifford 1926-2020

_. Anne Caroline Clifford, who died 8 June, 2020, aged 94, was a scion of the Clifford baronets, of Flaxbourne.

Born in 1926, daughter of Capt George Gilbert Joseph Clifford [1893-k/a 1940], by his wife the former Alice Mary Calder, daughter of J.J. Calder, of Perthshire.

She was a great-granddaughter of Sir Charles Clifford, 1st Baronet [1813-93].

Her mother, in 1958, was granted the same style, title, place and precedence as if her late husband had survived and succeeded to the baronetcy [and became, Alice, Lady Clifford].

Anne Clifford was unmarried.

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John Robert Polk 1942-2020

_. John Robert Polk, who died 8 June, 2020, was a grandson of the 1st [and last] Baron Brand, CMG [1878-1963], and a stepson of courtier Sir Edward Ford, GCVO, KCB [1910-2006].

He was born in 1942, son of John Metcalfe Polk [died 1948], by his wife the former Hon Virginia Brand [1918-95]. His grandmother, Phyllis Langhorne [died 1937], was a sister of Nancy, Viscountess Astor [1879-1964].

John Polk's mother married, 1 Dec, 1949, as her second husband, Lieutenant-Col Sir Edward William Spencer Ford, GCVO, KCB, descended from the Earls of Shrewsbury and the Lyttelton family, who served King George VI as assistant private secretary, 1946-52 and Queen Elizabeth II in the same capacity 1952-67.

John Polk married 1969, Benedetta Maryons, daughter of David Grose, of Elystan St, SW3, by whom he had issue, James Metcalfe Polk [b 1973], Laura Elizabeth [b 1971], and Alice Victoria [b 1981].

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Dora Louise Rakic 1953-2020

_. Dora Louise Rakic [nee Ralli], who died 8 June, 2020, aged 66, was a scion of the Ralli baronets.

She was born 13 Nov, 1953, daughter of Maj. Lucas John Ralli [1920-2003], by his wife the former Catherine Droulia [1927-2007], and was a granddaughter of Sir Strati Ralli, 2nd Baronet [1876-1964].

She married in 1984, Nicholas Rakic, by whom she had issue, two sons, Peter and Alexander and a daughter, Anna.

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Elisabeth Baroness Ampthill [died 2020]

_. Elisabeth, Baroness Ampthill, who died 8 June, 2020, was the second wife of the 4th Baron Amphill, CBE, PC [1921-2011].

She was the former Elisabeth Anne Marie Mallon, daughter of Claude Henri Gustave Mallon, of Paris, and married 28 March, 1972, the then Hon Geoffrey Denis Erskine Russell.

Her husband's father, the 3rd Baron Ampthill petitioned for a divorce from his first wife in Apr 1922 on account of her adultery, misconduct being alleged as early as Nov 1918, within a month of their wedding.  On 15 Oct 1921 Lady Ampthill gave birth to a male child, Geoffrey, of which Lord Ampthill, by affidavit, disclaimed the paternity.  After a divorce of 1923 was overturned on appeal in 1924, Lady Ampthill petitioned on behalf of her son seeking a declaration of legitimacy.  This was granted in 1925.  Following the death of the 3rd Baron Ampthill, 3 June, 1973, the succession of his son was allowed on the grounds that his declared legitimacy brought him within the terms of the patent of creation as heir male of the body.

Her husband served in World War II 1939-45 as Capt, Irish Guards; Deputy Speaker House of Lords 1983-99; CBE 1986; Member of the Select Committee on the Channel Tunnel Bill 1987; Deputy Chairman, Express Newspapers 1989-2011 and of United Newspapers 1991-96; Chairman of Committees, House of Lords 1992-94; Privy Councillor 1995; Member of the Select Committee on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Bill 1996; elected hereditary peer (Deputy Speaker - Cross Bench), House of Lords 1999-2011.

The marriage ended in divorce in 1987.

Lady Ampthill's funeral takes place at the église du Sacré-Coeur, Lausanne, 12 June, 2020.

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Monday, June 08, 2020

Roger Dossey Bramley 1936-2020

_. Roger Dossey Bramley died 3 June, 2020, aged 74. He was born in 1936, son of Richard Bramley, of Unstone, Derbyshire; married 1988, Celestine Victoria Bridgeman [born 1966], scion of the Earls of Bradford, daughter of Richard Lynedoch Orlando Bridgeman [1931-82], by his wife the former Romayne Georgette Ord [1936-85], by whom he had issue, a son, Edward and a daughter Cressida.

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Elizabeth Fanshawe [died 2020]

_. Elizabeth [Libby] Fanshawe, who died 7 June, 2020, was the wife of Capt Brian Edward Fanshawe [b 1936], descended from the Farquhar baronets.

She was the former Elizabeth Pugh, daughter of J. Geoffrey Pugh, of Temple Guiting House, Gloucestershire, and married 14 Sept, 1960, Brian Edward Fanshawe [born 13 Sept, 1936], son of Maj Richard Gennys Fanshawe [1908-88], by his wife the former Ruth Violet Mary Farquhar [1910-2007], daughter of Sir Walter Farquhar, 5th Baronet [1878-1918].

Mrs Fanshawe leaves a son, James [born 1961], a son, Antony [born 1964], and a daughter, [Sarah] Rose [born 1967].

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Gillian Lady Aykroyd 1930-2020

_. Gillian, Lady Aykroyd, who died 4 June, 2020, aged 90, was the widow of Sir Michael Aykroyd, 4th Baronet [1928-2010].

She was the former Oenone Gillian Diana Cowling, born in Leeds, in 1930, daughter of Donald George Cowling, MBE, by his wife the former Maude M. Chambers, and married 19 Apr, 1952, Michael David Aykroyd, born 14 June, 1928, son of Col George Hammond Aykroyd [1900-72], by his wife [and kinswoman] the former Margaret Roberts Aykroyd [died 1981]. Her husband succeeded as the fourth baronet on the death of his cousin, Sir William Miles, 18 July, 2007. She was widowed, 21 March, 2010.

Lady Aykroyd, of Hampsthwaite, near Harrogate, leaves issue, a son, Sir Henry, the 5th Baronet [born 1954], and three daughters, Annabel, Sarah, and Susannah.

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Lady Guinness 1938-2020

_. Lady Guinness, who died 7 June, 2020, aged 82, was the widow of the banker Sir Howard Guinness [1932-2019].

She was the former Evadne Jane Gibbs, born 17 May, 1938, daughter of Captain Evan Llewellyn Gibbs [1906-1940], by his wife the former Monica Elizabeth Wyldbore-Smith [died 1973].

She married 17 Nov, 1958, Howard Christian Sheldon Guinness, scion of the banking branch of the brewing dynasty, son of Capt Edward Douglas Guinness [1893-1983], by his wife the former   Martha Letière Sheldon.

Lady Guinness, who was widowed, 23 June, 2019, leaves 2 sons, Christopher [born 1963], & Dominic [born 1966], and a daughter, Annabel [born 1959].

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Sunday, June 07, 2020

Siena Zita Alexandra Meeke [born 2020]

_. Sophie Georgina Elizabeth Meeke [nee Sutton, born 1988], wife of Andrew James Meeke [born 1988], and scion of the Sutton baronets, gave birth to a daughter, Siena Zita Alexandra, 4 June, 2020.

Sophie is a daughter of Maj Richard Charles Sutton [born 1955], by his wife the former Jane Elizabeth Bird.

Andrew is a son of Maj Brian Meeke and his wife the former Rosemary A. Willis.

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Hon Catherine Fiona Chapman 1939-2020

_. The Hon [Catherine] Fiona Chapman, who died 6 June, 2020, aged 80, was a scion of the Barons Robertson of Oakridge.

She was born Catherine Fiona Robertson, 13th Aug, 1939, daughter of the 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge [1896-1974], by his wife the former Edith Christina Macindoe [1902-82]; married 21 January, 1965, Allan Claude Chapman [born 1928], son of Claude Frederick Chapman [1900-84], by his wife the former Jeanie Harley, by whom she had twin daughters, Caroline and Katharine, born in 1968.

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Saturday, June 06, 2020

Sarah Josephine Gibson [nee Wells] 1922-2020

_.Sarah Josephine Gibson, who has died aged 98, was a scion of the Wells baronets.

She was born Sarah Josephine Wells, 10 March, 1922, twin with her brother Oliver, & was the second daughter of Sir [Sydney] Richard Wells, 1st Baronet [1879-1956], MP for the Bedford Div of Bedfordshire, 1922-45, by his wife the former Mary Dorothy Maltby [1886-1956], descended from the Copeland landed gentry family.

Sarah had seven brothers, Charles, Christopher, James, David, George, Thomas and Oliver, and an elder sister, Sydney. Three brothers were killed in action in WWII.

She married 24 June, 1947, Michael Oliver John Gibson (1915-2007) son of Lt-Col Alan Keith Gibson [d 1961], by his wife the former Dorothy Radcliffe Browne, scion of the Brownes of Buckland Fillegh landed family, the yst daughter of Leonard Gilbert Browne.

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Skye Philippa Rose Kennard [born 2020]

_. Kiloran Rose Kennard [nee Howard, born 1988], wife of Charles Geoffrey Chandos Kennard [born 1987], and scion of the Earls of Carlisle, gave birth to a daughter, Skye Philippa Rose, 30 May, 2020.

Kiloran is a daughter of Henry James [Jamie] Howard [born 1956], of Ulva, Argyll, by his first & former late wife Philippa Charlotte Balfour Paul [1959-2006], scion of that Scots gentry family.

Charles Kennard is a son of [Jeremy] David Kennard [born 1949], of Bridport, Dorset, by his wife the former Teresa Chandos Lynch [born 1952], and is descended from the Delves Broughton baronets.

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Cosmo Rafael Brook Crias [born 2020]

_. Francesca Rafela Marina Crias [born 1983]. wife of Peter Crias [born 1986], and scion of the Boothby baronets, gave birth to a son, Cosmo Rafael Brooke, 5 June, 2020.

Francesca Crias is the second daughter of Sir Brooke Boothby, 15th Baronet [born 6 Apr, 1949] of Fonmon Castle, Glamorgan, by his wife the former Georgiana Alexandra Russell [born 24 January, 1947], scion of the Dukes of Bedford.

Lady Boothby was an early escort of HRH The Prince of Wales.

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Rose Beatrice Elizabeth Dalrymple Hamilton [born 2020]

_. Sarah Elizabeth Dalrymple Hamilton (born 1990, nee Burnford), wife of Major Edward J.R. Dalrymple Hamilton, the Scots Guards (born 1986) scion of the Earls of Stair, gave birth to a daughter, Rose Beatrice Elizabeth, 4 June, 2020, a sister for Arthur Charles North, who was b 6 January, 2019.

Maj Dalrymple Hamilton is the second son of Colonel (North) John Frederick Dalrymple Hamilton, OBE, of Bargany, Ayrshire, by his wife the former Sally-Anne How.

Sarah Dalrymple Hamilton is the elder daughter of Mr Michael J. Burnford, of Itchenor, West Sussex, by his wife the former Anne Carter.

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Arthur George Dalmahoy Llewellyn [born 2020]

_. Natalie Julia Llewellyn [nee Palys], wife of Harry Owen Llewellyn [born 1982], gave birth to a son, Arthur George Dalmahoy, 30 April, 2020, a brother for Flora Alexandra Eloise, who was born 25 Jan, 2017.

Harry is a son of Martin William Llewellyn by his former wife the former Maria-Theresa Barlow [born 1953], scion of the Barlow baronets.

Natalie is a daughter of Richard G. Palys and of Scarlett A. von Havan.

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Friday, June 05, 2020

Lady Christie 1937-2020

_. Lady Christie, who died 4 June, 2020, aged 83, was the chatelaine of Glyndebourne, presiding over the country opera house with her husband Sir George Christie, CH, head of that landed gentry family.

She was born Patricia Mary Nicholson, 16 May, 1937, daughter of Ivor Peter Nicholson [1891-1937], by his wife the former Patricia Graves Stuart Stoker [1907-96], cousin of the Dracula author, Bram Stoker.

She married 1958, George William Langham Christie [1934-2014], son of Capt John Christie, CH, MC [1882-1962], by his wife the former Grace Audrey Louisa St John-Mildmay [1900-1953], scion of the Mildmay baronets, by whom she had four children, Hector, Augustus [Gus], Ptolomy, and Louise.

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Yvonne Marjorie [Eve] Streatfeild, MBE 1919-2020

_. Yvonne Marjorie [Eve] Streatfeild, MBE, who died 31, May, 2020, aged 100, was a scion of the Streatfeild landed gentry family, of Chiddingstone; she was late the MI5, and the library of the Institute for Strategic Studies [MBE], and the Cabinet Office.

She was born in 1919, a daughter of Capt Sir Geoffrey Hugh Benbow Streatfeild, MC [1897-1979], by his wife the former Marjorie Booth [1891-1988], Unm.

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Hon Benjamin Chandos Leigh 1942-2020

_. The Hon Benjamin Chandos Leigh, who died 4 June, 2020, aged 77, was a scion of the Barons Leigh. His home was at Little Rissington House, Cheltenham.

He was born 24 Oct, 1942, third son of Lieutenant-Col the 4th Baron Leigh [1908-1979], of Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwickshire, by his wife the former Anne Hicks-Beach [1908-77], scion of the Earls St Aldwyn; married 1 Aug, 1979, Jennifer Vivian Winser, former wife of the Hon Richard Henry Strutt [later 5th Baron Belper], and daughter of Capt Peter Winser, by whom he had issue a daughter, Samantha Jane Hazel Leigh [born 1980]. He was step-father to the Hon Michael Strutt and the Hon Henrietta Strutt.

His funeral is to take place at Adlestrop Church.

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Thursday, June 04, 2020

Marina Vere Etta Lennie [born 2020]

_. Leonora Jennifer Lennie (born 1985, nee Howard), wife of Andrew E.M. Lennie, gave birth to a daughter, Marina Vere Etta, 29 May, 2020, a sister for Nicholas Patrick Adam, born 24 July, 2018.

Andrew is the son of J. Athole Lennie, of Carmichael, California, USA. Leonora is a daughter of David Stewart Howard (born 1950), by his wife the former Henrietta Jennifer Pakenham Mahon (born 1956), scion of that Irish landed family, daughter of Major Nicholas Pakenham Mahon (1926-2012), by his wife the former Jennifer Batten.

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Roland Timothy Charles Dillon [born 2020]

_. Eleanor Lucy Dillon [nee Wetherilt, born 1995], wife of Charles Augustus Henry Dillon [born 1985], scion of the Viscounts Dillon, gave birth to a son, Roland Timothy Charles, 25 May, 2020.

Eleanor is a daughter of Timothy N. Wetherilt [born 1960], by his wife the former Rosalind A. Pike [born 1965]. Charles Dillon is a son of the Hon Michael Edmond Dillon [b 1957], by his wife the former Henrietta Catherine Elwell [b 1958].

The infant is a great-grandson of the 20th Viscount Dillon [1911-1979].

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Doronée Felicia Monypenny of Pitmilly 1942-2020

Doronée Felicia Monypenny of Pitmilly, who died 21 May, 2020, aged 77, was the wife of Peter Monypenny 30th of Pitmilly, head of that landed family.

She was born 21 July, 1942, daughter of Stanley John Campbell, by his wife the former Muriel Blanche Trelawney Pole, and married firstly, 1964 [div], Clive Perkins; married 2ndly, 31 Aug 1974, Maj Peter John Gybbon-Monypenny [born 4 July 1939], 30th of Pitmilly, son of Herbert Reginald Dauphin Gybbon-Monypenny by his wife the former Marjorie Logan Reid.

Doronée Monypenny leaves a daughter, Amanda [born 1967], from her first marriage, and 2 sons, Duncan [born 1975], and James [born 1976], from her second marriage.

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Hon Kim Ian Maurice Fraser 1946-2020

_. The Hon Kim Ian Maurice Fraser, who died 30 May, 2020, aged 74, was a scion of the Lords Lovat.

He was born 4 January, 1946, the second son of the 15th Lord Lovat, DSO, MC [1911-1995], 25th Chief of the Clan Fraser, by his wife the former Rosamond Broughton [1917-2012]. 

Kim's father, commander of the Lovat Scouts, 'Shimi' Lovat, the noted commando, led his troops into battle on D-Day buoyed by his personal piper.

Kim Fraser married 18 Oct, 1975, Joanna Katharine North [born 17 Jan, 1953], dau of Major Geoffrey Edward Ford North, MC, by his wife the former Hon Margaret Isolda de Grey [b 14 Aug 1926], daughter of the 8th Baron Walsingham [1884-1965].

Mr Fraser leaves a widow and  three sons.

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The 3rd Baron Rea 1928-2020

_. The 3rd Baron Rea died 1 June, 2020. He was 91.

Lord Rea, one of the few hereditary peers to sit in the Lords [having been elected in 1999], was a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Lecturer in Social Medicine at St Thomas's Hospital, &.

[John] Nicolas Rea was born 6 June, 1928, son of the Hon James Russell Rea [1902-54], by his wife the former Betty Marion Bevan [died 1965], and was a grandson of the 1st Baron Rea [1873-1948], a former Liberal MP for Bradford North and later for Dewsbury.

He succeeded as 3rd Baron Rea and 3rd Baronet on the death of his uncle, the 2nd Baron, 22 Apr, 1981.

He married firstly 1951 [div 1991], Elizabeth Anne Robinson; married 2ndly, 1991, Judith Mary Powell.

Lord Rea leaves issue from his first marriage, four sons, and two daughters from another relationship. His eldest son, the Hon Matthew James Rea, born 28 March, 1956, succeeds to the peerage and baronetcy.

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Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Stackhouse Acton, RN 1925-2020

_. Lt-Cdr Thomas Stackhouse Acton, RN, who died 27 May, 2020, aged 95, was head of that landed gentry family, of Acton Scott. He was born in 1925, son of Richard Charles Acton [formerly Fullerton-Smith] [1882-1970], by his wife the former Joyce Stackhouse Acton [1899-1992]; married 1966, [Ella] Lucy, adopted daughter of Miss I.S. Stavely, of Trevor House, Church Stretton, Shropshire, by whom he had issue, two sons, Capt Francis Stackhouse Acton [born 1967], and Rupert Stavely Acton [born 1969].

His funeral takes place at Acton Scott, 5 June, 2020.

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Sir William Pigott-Brown, 3rd Baronet 1941-2020

_. Sir William Pigott-Brown, 3rd [and last] Baronet, champion amateur jockey, aristocrat, nightclub proprietor and man about town, died in Cape Town, South Africa, 1 June, 2020. He was 79.

William Brian Pigott-Brown was born at Windsor, 20 January, 1941, son of Capt. Sir John Hargreaves Pigott-Brown, 2nd Baronet [1913-1942], of the Coldstream Guards, by his wife the former Helen Viola Egerton Cotton.

The Old Etonian inherited £750,000 in 1962 and built the Aston Upthorpe Stud in Oxfordshire. In his horseracing career he rode 74 winners. His biggest win was at Cheltenham in 1961, winning the National Hunt Chase on Superfine.

He succeeded to the baronetcy, 25 December, 1942, when his father was killed in action in Tunisia.

Sir William never married. His baronetcy becomes extinct.

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Hoyer Millar/Brantly engagement

_. The engagement was announced 3 June, 2020, between Thomas Christian Hoyer Millar [born 1989], scion of the Barons Inchyra, a son of Christian Gurth Hoyer Millar [born 7 January, 1959], of Yelford, Oxfordshire, by his wife the former Philippa Margaret Smith-Tyrrell [born 1959], and Lucy M. Brantly, daughter of Mr and Mrs Jeffrey Brantly, of London and Rio de Janeiro.

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Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Horgan/Wills engagement

_. The engagement was announced 2 June, 2020, between Major Rory William Horgan [born 1987], son of Timothy G. Horgan, of Sunninghill, Berkshire, by his wife the former Gillian H. Loane, & Anna Rose Constance Wills [born 23 May, 1990], scion of the Wills baronets, daughter of Richard Arnold Wills [born 5 March, 1962], of Middleton, Hampshire, by his wife the former [Gia] Netta C.C. Morris [born 1962].

Anna Wills is a granddaughter of Capt Arnold Andrew Lyon Wills [1937-98], by his wife the former Hon Elizabeth Anne Cecil [1939-2016], daughter of the 2nd Baron Rockley [1901-76].

Anna Willis is a great-granddaughter of Maj John Lycett Wills [1910-99], by his wife the former Hon Jean Constance Elphinstone [1915-99], daughter of the 16th Lord Elphinstone [1869-1955], by his wife Lady Mary Frances Bowes Lyon [1883-1961], elder sister of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, &c.

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Boyle/Ally engagement

_. The engagement was announced 2 June, 2020, between Richard Piers Boyle [born 1988], scion of the Earls of Cork and Orrery, son of the Hon Robert William Boyle [born 1948], by his wife the former Fiona Mary St Aubyn [born 1952], scion of the Barons St Levan, & Ayesha Ally, daughter of Mr & Mrs Dwight Ally.

Richard Boyle is a grandson paternally of the 14th Earl of Cork & Orrery [1916-2003], and a great grandson maternally of the 3rd Baron St Levan [1895-1978], of St Michael's Mount, Penzance.

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Nicholas Randolf Kerr Beuttler 1943-2020

_. Nicholas Randolf Kerr Beuttler, who died 28 May, 2020, at Fréjus, was descended from the Earls of Seafield.

He was born in 1943, son of Col. Leslie Brindley Bream Beuttler, OBE [died 1978], by his wife the former Pamela Rosemary Blake. His sister, Caroline Jane [born 1942] was wife of the politician and diarist, the Rt Hon Alan Clark, MP [1928-99], of Saltwood Castle, son of life peer the Baron Clark.

Mr Beuttler leaves a widow, Martine, and two stepsons, Grégory and Stéphan.

He was a great-great-great grandson of the 6th Earl of Seafield [1778-1853].

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John Alexander Lindley 1932-2020

_. John Alexander Lindley, who died 27 May, 2020, aged 87, was descended maternally from the Slade baronets.

He was born 20 Oct, 1932, son of Nathaniel Alexander Lindley [1901-75], by his wife the former Barbara Constance Slade [died 1981], and was a grandson of Sir Cuthbert Slade, 4th Baronet [1863-1908].

He married 1964, Sylvia K.C. Hutton [born 1945], dau of Peter Anthony Hutton, of Trebles Holford, Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton, by his wife the former Katharine Mary Sylvia Hanbury, scion of that landed family, of Kingston Maurward, and by whom he had issue, a daughter, Anna Katharine Sylvia, born 1966, and a daughter, Ophelia Barbara S, born 1967.

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Susan Jane Morley-Fletcher 1938-2020

_. Susan Jane Morley-Fletcher [nee Hennessy] died 27 May, 2020. She was 82, and a scion of the Barons Windlesham.

She was born 14 May, 1938, daughter of the Hon Frederick Francis George Hennessy [1906-1969], by his wife the former Merritt Jean Longsdon [died 1976], and was a granddaughter of the 1st Baron Windlesham [1877-1953].

She married firstly, 23 July, 1963, Charles Edward Morley-Fletcher [1939-77], scion of that landed gentry family, son of Edward Morley-Fletcher, by his wife the former Elisabeth Gregson, scion of that landed family; married 2ndly, 1999, David L. Pickett [deceased].

She leaves issue from her first marriage, three sons, Michael, Patrick and Frederick, and a daughter, Caroline.

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Lady Hudleston [died 2020]

_.Lady Hudleston, who died 26 May, 2020, aged 96, was the second wife, and widow of Air Chief Marshal Sir Edmund Cuthbert Hudleston, GCB, CBE [1908-94].

She was the former Brenda Whalley, daughter of Albert Whalley [1889-1952], by his wife the former Maggie Entwistle [1888-1971]; married 1stly, 1947, Henry J.E. Withrington; married 2nd, 1981, as his 2nd wife, Air Chief Marshal Sir Edmund Hudleston, scion of that landed gentry family. She was widowed in 1994.

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Charlie Michael Nesbitt [born 2020]

 _. Hermione Rose Nesbitt [nee Winterton, born 1987], wife of Benjamin Patrick A [Benji] Nesbitt [born 1987], gave birth to a son, Charlie Michael, 27 April, 2020.

Benjamin is a son of David Cosby Patrick Nesbitt [born 1953], by his wife the former Carol Veronica Hunter [born 1956], and Hermione is a daughter of Michael John Willoughby Winterton [born 1956], by his wife the former Olivia Hughes-Onslow [born 1960], descended from the Earls of Onslow.

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De Moraville/Pugh engagement

_. The engagement was announced 30 May, 2020, between George Maximilian De Moraville [born 1985], son of John De Moraville [born c 1951], of Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Frances Margarita Barran [born 1958], scion of the Barran baronets, & Louise M. Pugh, daughter of Mr & Mrs Chris Pugh, of Crowborough, East Sussex.

George is descended from the Bailey landed gentry family and the Grenfells [later Barons Grenfell], &c., and is a great-grandson of Sir George Barran, 2nd Baronet [1872-1952]'

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Lord Stamp's heir engaged

_. The engagement was announced 30 May, 2020, between the Hon Nicholas Charles Trevor Stamp [born 1978], only son and heir of the 4th Baron Stamp [born 18 Sept, 1935], by his second and former wife, the former Carol Anne Russell, & Teresa Margaret Chung Tsakok [born 1986], eldest daughter of Terence Tsakok and Dr Margaret Chung.

The 2nd Baron Stamp had one of the shortest tenures of a peerage. The 1st Baron Stamp [1880-1941] and his eldest son were killed in the same air raid on London, 16 April, 1941. On 10 Sept, 1941 the House of Lords, with the approval of King George VI, announced that where two persons have died in circumstances rendering it uncertain which of them survived the other, such details should be presumed to have occurred in order of seniority, and that Wilfred [b 1904], succeeded as 2nd Baron, if only briefly. Wilfred was succeeded by his brother, Trevor, 3rd Baron Stamp [1907-87].

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Patricia Jennifer Montgomery [nee Antrobus] 1948-2020

_. Patricia Jennifer Montgomery, who died 23 May, 2020, aged 71, was a scion of the Antrobus baronets.

She was born Patricia Jennifer Antrobus, 25 Aug, 1948, daughter of Sir Philip Coutts Antrobus, 7th Baronet [1908-1995], by his wife the former Dorothy Mary Davis.

She married in 1971, Major Michael George Rodgers Montgomery, by whom she had issue, a son, Charles [born 1979], and a daughter, Geraldine [born 1977].

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