Friday, July 31, 2020
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
He was born 10 Oct, 1948, son of Simon Alexander Vivian Baring [1905-1962], by his 2nd wife the former Pamela Rachel Grant-Sturgis [died 1985].
He married in 1978, Nicolette Mary Irving Muntz [born 1951], daughter of Frederic Alan Irving Muntz, by his wife [nee Strickland], and by her had issue, a daughter, Sophia [born 1980], and a son, Simon [born 1983].
Franco Baring was a great-grandson of the 4th Baron Ashburton [1835-89].
David had an elder brother, John Horace Luke Dunn-Yarker [1939-2018], and was a twin with his sister, Marion Carolina, who married 7 Feb, 1964, the 18th Earl of Eglinton & Winton [1939-2018].
David Dunn-Yarker married 1stly, Marlene Doreen Laatz; married 2ndly, Cynthia Holtzhausen; married 3rdly, Sharon Sprong. He leaves issue from his first two marriages.
Alexandra Compton is a great-great-great granddaughter of the 4th Marquess of Northampton [1818-97]. Her great-grandfather Maj Edward Robert Francis Compton [1891-1977], of Newby Hall, married Sylvia Farquharson of Invercauld [1899-1950], and their elder son, Alwyne Compton [born 1 May, 1919], succeeded his mother in the clan chieftainship and became Alwyne Farquharson, 16th of Invercauld.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
She was born in 1933, a daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Harold Bamfield [1899-1975], of North Mytton House, Montford Bridge, Salop, by his wife the former Veronica Grissell [1908-2000], scion of that landed family, of Redisham Hall; married 1955, Charles Hugh Rogers-Coltman [1930-2015], son of Lieutenant-Commander Julian Rogers-Coltman, OBE, RNVR [1898-1944], scion of that landed family, by his wife the former Mary Malet Chapman [1908-2000], of the Chapmans of Donhead House. ___.She leaves issue, Veronica [born 1957], Jane [born 1958], Philip [born 1961] and Emma [born 1966].
Her husband died 20 July, 2015.
Archie is descended from the Rev Sir John Leigh Hoskyns, 9th Baronet [1817-1911].
Rupert Finch is a son of John Haydock Finch by his wife the former Prudence Caroline Lucy Schulman.
Lady Natasha is a daughter of the 4th Marquess of Reading [born 18 May, 1942], by his wife the former Melinda Victoria Dewar [born 1951].
Greg Mallett is the son of David Mallett, a history teacher and former headmaster of Western Province Preparatory School, Cape Town, brother of South African rugby union player and Springboks coach Nick Mallett; their English father was Anthony William Haward Mallett (born 29 Aug, 1924, died 10 Dec, 1994), a schoolmaster (inc. principal, Diocesan College, Cape Town) and cricketer for Oxford University and Kent County Cricket Club, who married in 1949, Vivienne M. Short.
Anthony Mallett was son of Wilfred Howard Mallett [born 1893] by his wife the former Lucy Katleen Honeysett [born 1894], daughter of Edgar William Honeysett, a railway clerk, by his wife, Elizabeth .
Miss Cressida Bonas is a former girlfriend of HRH The Duke of Sussex, KCVO.
He served as Vice Lord Lieutenant of Gwent, & was Inspector of Public Inquiries, 1983-98. MC , OBE , CB .
He was born 28 June, 1928, a scion of the Napier baronets, son of Charles Macnaughton Napier [1896-1967], by his wife the former Dorothy Constance Hall-Dempster [died 1960].
He was a grandson of Lieutenant-Col Sir William Napier, 3rd Baronet [1867-1915], who was killed in action at Gallipoli.
He married 25 July, 1959, Jennifer Dawn Wilson, daughter of Basil Brees Wilson, by whom he had issue, a son, Philip, and two daughters, Joanna and Sally.
Monday, July 27, 2020
Prince Frederick is a great-great grandson of Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany [1859-1941], and a great-great-great-great grandson of HM Queen Victoria [1819-1901]. Frederick is a grandson maternally of the 2nd Baron Mancroft [1914-87].
Sarah Weil is a daughter of the late Rev (Augustine) Christopher Courtauld [1934-2014], sometime head of that gentry family formerly of Gosfield, by his wife the former Elizabeth Ann Molland (b 1940).
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Thomas Meade is a great-grandson of the 2nd Baron Pender, CBE [1907-1965]. His grandfather Sir Robin John Dent, KCVO [1929-1999], married the Hon Ann Camilla Denison-Pender [born 1931].
Annabel is a daughter of Michael Kirkland, of Franschhoek, South Africa.
Freddie Packe is a son of Andrew James Packe [born 11 January, 1951], by his wife the former Aloÿse Anne Blackie, and is a direct descendant of Sir Christopher Packe, Lord Mayor of London, 1654-55.
Hermione Fricker is a descendant of the Coote baronets, a great-great-great granddaughter of Rev Sir Algernon Coote, 11th Baronet [1817-1899].
In a glittering career that spanned the years 1935-1988 Olivia de Havilland made 49 films.
She was born 1 July, 1916, at Tokyo, the elder daughter of Walter Augustus de Havilland [1872-1968], then a patent attorney in Japan, by his 1st wife the former Lilian Augusta Ruse [1886-1975], daughter of Joseph Alfred Ruse, of Reading, Berkshire. Her younger sister, Joan [1917-2013], was the actress Joan Fontaine.
The de Havillands were a Guernsey family, the name deriving from the fiefs of Haverland, in Normandy, where they were Lords in AD 1050.
Olivia's father was a son of the Rev Charles Richard de Havilland [1823-1901], Vicar of Cobo, Guernsey, and garrison chaplain there, by his second wife the former Hon Margaret Letitia Molesworth [died 1910], daughter of Capt John Molesworth, RN, and sister of the 8th Viscount Molesworth [1829-1906]. Another Molesworth descendant is Sophie Rhys Jones, wife since 1999, of HRH The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Forfar, KG.
Olivia de Havilland was a fifth cousin twice removed of the Countess of Wessex.
Olivia de Havilland married firstly, 26 Aug, 1946 [div 1953], Marcus Aurelius Goodrich [1897-1991], screenwriter and novelist, son of Briggs Goodrich, of San Antonio, Texas; she married 2ndly, 2 Apr, 1955 [div 1979], Pierre Paul Galante [died 1998], son of Antoine Galante, of Nice, France.
She leaves a son, Benjamin Briggs Goodrich, from the first marriage, who was born 29 Sept, 1949, and a daughter, Gisele Baptistine Galante, born 18 July, 1956, from her second marriage.
Saturday, July 25, 2020
She was born Baroness Brita Yvonne Cederström, 30 Dec, 1924, a daughter of Baron (Rudolf) Cederström [died 1947], of Stockholm, Sweden, by his wife the former Hon Hermione Frances Caroline Fellowes [1886-1972], 3rd daughter of the 2nd Baron De Ramsey [1848-1925], by his wife the Lady Rosamond Jane Frances Spencer-Churchill [d 1920], daughter of the 7th Duke of Marlborough [1822-83], and was a cousin of Sir Winston Churchill, &c.
She married firstly, 25 Oct, 1947, the Hon Anthony Gerard Hugh Bampfylde [1920-69], son and heir of the 6th Baron Poltimore [1888-1978], by his wife the former Margaret Mary Ducarel de la Pasture [1884-1981]. By her first husband, who died 2 January, 1969, aged 49, she had a son and two daughters. She married secondly, 9 Oct, 1975 [Albert Norman] Guy Elmes, who died in 1998.
She is survived by her son, Mark, the 7th Baron Poltimore, who was born 8 June, 1957, and by a daughter, the Hon Christine Margaret Hermione Plummer, who was born in 1948. Another daughter, Fiona, died aged 6 in 1965.
Francesca van Oss is a granddaughter of Peter Humphrey Alexander van Oss [1936-2020] by his wife the former Susan Antonia Bazley [born 5 May, 1937], scion of the Bazley baronets. Francesca is descended from the Earls Waldegrave, and from King James II.
Matthew Peter Hives was born 25 May, 1971, son of the Hon Peter Anthony Hives [1921-74], by his wife the former Dinah Wilson-North, and is a grandson of the 1st Baron Hives, CH, MBE [1886-1965].
Matthew Hives succeeded his uncle, 8 Oct, 1997, as 3rd Baron Hives. He married in 2017, Dr Davina Meredith, youngest daughter of Mr David Meredith, of Shinrone, Co Offaly and Mrs Sandra Meredith, of Birr, Co Offaly.
Friday, July 24, 2020
He was born 30 January, 1935, the adopted son of Capt Alexander Hamilton [Alec] Wheeler, MC [1880-1942], and Betty Lydia Gibbons [1906-1990], daughter of Sir Alexander Doran Gibbons, 7th Baronet [1873-1956]; married 1979, Teresa [Tessa] Anne Codrington [1944-2016], scion of the Codrington baronets, by whom he had three daughters,  Sarah Rose [born 1980],  Jacquetta Lydia [born 1981], wife of James Allsopp, scion of the Barons Hindlip;  Charlotte Mary [born 1985].
David Kenneth Rowe-Ham was born 19 Dec, 1935, son of Kenneth Henry Rowe-Ham by his wife Muriel Phyllis; he married Mrs Sandra Celia Glover [nee Nicholls], by whom he had three sons.
Charles Sichel is a son of John Henry Sylvester Sichel [born 1947], of Oxford and the Isle of Wight, by his wife the former Diana E.J. [Dee] Ferguson [born 1950].
Leonora is a daughter of Adrian Ziani de Ferranti [born 1956], of Ellisfield, Hampshire, by his wife the former Christian L. Roome [born 1957], and a granddaughter of Basil Reginald Vincent Ziani de Ferranti [1930-1988], by his wife the former Susan Sarah Gore [born 1935].
Leonora's grandmother, Susan Gore, descends from the Earls of Eglinton & Winton.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Tom Clementi's paternal grandfather, Air Vice Marshal Cresswell Montagu Clementi, CB, CBE [died 1981], married in 1940, Susan Pelham [born 1918], scion of the Earls of Chichester.
He was born 7 January, 1941, a son of Sir Thomas Torquhil Alphonso Munro of Lindertis, 5th Baronet [1901-1985], by his second wife the former Averil Moira Katharine Hunter [1908-1982]; married 1970 [div 1982], Camilla Ann, dau of Cdr J. Nigel Ball, DSC, RN, by whom he had three daughters.
He was born 1 November, 1947, the fourth son and eighth child of the 7th Earl of Longford, KG [1905-2001], by his wife the former Elizabeth Harman [the writer, biographer Elizabeth Longford, who died in 2002].
Kevin Pakenham was an economist, banker and fund manager; Managing Director of John Govett; co founder of Pakenham Partners in 2011; had a long career in banking and asset management held senior management positions in the global asset management industry in London over many years.
Prior to starting Pakenham Partners, Kevin worked for Putnam Lovell from 2000, a division of Jefferies since 2007. He was CEO of John Govett & Co from 1988 to 2000 and CEO of AIB Asset Management from 1996 to 2000. Amongst his former positions, he was the Managing Director of F&C Management, Group Economist at American Express Bank, Director at Ivory & Sime and Senior Economist at Rothschild Intercontinental Bank. He has served on a wide variety of investment boards in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific, both corporate and pro bono. He holds an MA and a BPhil from Oxford University.
He married firstly, 1972 [div 1984] Ruth Lesley Jackson [later Mrs Guy East]; married secondly, Mrs Claire Chatel [nee Hoare] [the novelist Clare Harkness], and leaves a son and a daughter from his first marriage, and two sons and a daughter from his second marriage.
She was born in 1935, daughter of Alan Campbell Gairdner, FRCS; married 24 Apr, 1964, David William Leslie Medlicott Vereker [born 19 Oct, 1930], a great-great-grandson of the 3rd Viscount Gort [1790-1865]. She is survived by her husband and had issue by him, sons William and Henry.
The funeral takes place at St Bartholemew's, Burwash, 4 Aug, 2020.
Angus Hay is a grandson paternally of the 12th Marquess of Tweeddale [1921-79], and a grandson maternally of John Brabazon Booth [b 8 Feb, 1924], by his wife the former Meryl Susanna Guinness [born 7 Jan, 1933], scion of the 'beerage' dynasty of that name.
Jamie Seymour is a son of Richard Hubert Seymour [born 17 January, 1947], by his wife the former Amanda Claire Hardie [born 1957].
Beccy Seymour is a daughter of Fergus D.T. Banting, of Alresford, Hampshire, by his wife the former Susan E. Watts.
The infant is a great-grandson of Maj John Edward Seymour [1915-72], by his wife the former Elizabeth Norah Brand [1915-2002], scion of the Viscounts Hampden.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Amy Lascelles is the second daughter of the Hon [Robert] Jeremy Hugh Lascelles [born 14 February, 1955], by his first wife the former Julie Baylis [born 19 July, 1957], and is a granddaughter of the late 7th Earl of Harewood, KBE [1923-2011], by his first wife the former Maria Donata (Marion) Nanetta Paulina Gustava Erwina Wilhelmina Stein [later Mrs Jeremy Thorpe] [1926-2014].
The infant is a great-great grandson of HRH The Princess Mary, Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood, CI, GCVO, GBE [1897-1965], and a great-great-great grandson of HM King George V [1865-1936], and HM Queen Mary [1867-1953].
Matt Bolton is a son of Kevin M. Bolton, and his wife the former Patricia A. Best.
She was the wife of the Hon William John Gilbey [born 24 Feb, 1944], scion of the Barons Vaux of Harrowden.
She was the former Caroline Ball, daughter of Alan Ball, and married William Gilbey, 24 April, 1971. Her husband was the second son of Maj. the 10th Baron Vaux of Harrowden [1915-2002].
Mrs Gilbey is survived by her husband and three children, Thomas, Charlotte and James.
Matthew Smith is a grandson of Sir John Lindsay Eric Smith, CBE [1923-2007], by his wife the former Christian Margaret Carnegy [born 1927], scion of the Earls of Northesk.
Matthew is a great-nephew of Fortune, Duchess of Grafton, GCVO [born 1920].
Thomas Hanmer is the son and heir of Sir Wyndham Richard Guy Hanmer, 9th Baronet [born 27 Nov, 1955], of Flintshire, by his wife the former Elizabeth Taylor.
Harriet Hanmer is the only daughter of Mr & Mrs Roger Matthews, of Fradswell, Staffordshire.
Sunday, July 19, 2020
Saturday, July 18, 2020
He was a son of William Leslie Bing [1894-1981], by his wife the former Dorothy Avis Brown [1900-1989]; married 13 November, 1954, the Hon Christian Keith Arbuthnott [born 1 Oct, 1933], daughter of the 15th Viscount of Arbuthnott [1897-1966], by his wife the former Ursula Collingwood [1898-1989], by whom he had three sons, Alan, Rober and Andrew, and a daughter, Sarah.
Laura Stirling is a granddaughter of Brigadier James Erskine Stirling [d 1968], by his wife the former Evelyn Alice Beatrix Cavendish [b 1892], scion of the Dukes of Devonshire, and granddaughter maternally of the 9th Duke of Leeds [1828-95].
Edward Crichton is descended from the 4th Earl of Erne.
Gerard Collier was born 28 January, 1947, son of William Adrian Larry Collier [1913-1984], by his second wife the former Helen Dunbar. His father succeeded to the barony of Monkswell on the death of his uncle, the 3rd Baron, 14 Jan, 1964, and disclaimed the peerage for life, 7 April, 1964.
Gerard Collier succeeded as 5th Baron on his father's death, 27 July, 1984, and sat as a Labour peer in the upper house until Tony Blair axed the hereditary element in 1999. Lord Monkswell failed on several occasions to be elected to the Lords.
He was educated at Portsmouth Polytechnic [BSc, Mech Eng, 1971]., and Slough Polytechnic [Cert in Works Management, 1972]; Massey Ferguson Manufacturing Co Ltd: Product Quality Engineer, 1972; Service Administration Manager, 1984-89; a Labour Member of Manchester City Council, 1989-94; &c.
He married in 1974, Ann Valerie Collins, who survives him, together with two sons and a daughter. The elder son, the Hon James Adrian Collier, who was born 29 March, 1977, now succeeds as 6th Baron Monkswell.
He was born 2 Nov, 1932, the only son of the Rev Peter Godfrey-Faussett, OBE [b. 6 Jan 1902- d], of Tunbridge Wells, by his wife the former Edith Nancy Pringle.
He married 28 July, 1956, Anne Catherine, daughter Charles Walter Simpson, MC, MD, of Seely's Orchard, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, by whom he had issue, three sons, Peter, Hugo and Charles, and a daughter, Fiona.
Rupert is a son of [George] Justin Peter Cadbury [born 1951], of co Oxford, by his wife the former Michelle Pearson-Cooper, and Antonia is a daughter of Stephen J.D. Kenning [born 1954], of Co Oxford, ny his wife the former Janice M.V. Rogers [born 1955].
Henry Warhurst is a son of John Charles Warhurst [1938-99], by his wife the former Katherine H. Moreton [later Mrs Paul Brandram, second wife of Paul Brandram [1948-2020], grandson of Constantine I, King of the Hellenes].
Tamara is a daughter of Richard Grosvenor [Plunkett-Ernle-Erle] Drax, MP [born 29 Jan, 1958], Conservative MP for South Dorset, by his 1st wife the former Zara Victoria Legge-Bourke [born 1966], scion of the Earls of Dartmouth, daughter of William Nigel Henry Legge-Bourke [1939-2009], by his wife the Hon Dame Elizabeth Shân Josephine Legge-Bourke, DCVO [nee Bailey, born 1943], scion of the Barons Glanusk, Lady-in-Waiting to HRH The Princess Royal, KG.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Sebastian de Zulueta'z grandfather, Sir Philip de Zulueta [1925-89], served as private secretary to three prime ministers, Eden, Macmillan and Douglas-Home. Sir Philip married the Hon Marie Louise Hennessy [born 1930], daughter of the 2nd Baron Windlesham [1903-62].
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh joined the Duke of York at the scaled down Covid-secure wedding with around twenty guests.
Today is the anniversary of the proclamation of the Royal House of Windsor in 1917, and the birth of the Duchess of Cornwall in 1947.
Edoardo's maternal grandmother, the former Susan Arnot Heath, married firstly, Robert David Burrows [Edo's grandfather], and married secondly, Lieutenant-Col Greville Wyndham Tufnell, CVO [born 1932], of the Grenadier Guards, who has close associations with the Royal Household.
Count Edoardo Alessandro M Mapelli Mozzi (known as Edo) was born in Westminster, 1st November, 1983, son of Count Alessandro (Alex) Mapelli Mozzi, and his former wife the former Nicola Diana [Nikki] Burrows. He has an elder sister Natalia Alice, born in 1981, wife of Mr Tod Yeomans.
His father, who was born in 1951, is a British Olympian, an Alpine skier, took part in several events at the 1972 Olympic Games.
Edo's grandfather was Count Gian Paolo Mapelli Mozzi (1922-80), Italian aristocrat, who married Gigliola Stoppani. Count Gian Paolo was a son of Count Luigi Mapelli Mozzi (1894-1948), who married Nobile Maria Mercedes Baroli.
Count Luigi was a son of Count Paolo Mapelli Mozzi (1854-1921), who married Enrichetta Tarsis dei Conti di Castel d'Agogna (1866-1941). Count Paolo was the son of Count Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi (1815-79) who married Nobile Ippolita Giulino dei Conti di Vialba.
The Mapelli Mozzi name came about from the marriage of Count Alessandro's father, Nobile Gerolamo Mapelli (1785-1842) with Angela Mozzi.
Edo's mother married as her second husband Christopher M.H. Shale, a British businessman and Conservative politician, friend of former prime minister David Cameron. Mr Shale died from natural causes at Glastonbury, in June, 2011. Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie and their parents the Duke and Duchess of York attended Mr Shale's funeral. Mrs Shale married thirdly, the sculptor David Williams-Ellis, a great nephew of Clough Williams-Ellis, the architect.
Mrs Williams-Ellis was awarded the MBE in David Cameron's resignation honours.
Edo has a half-brother, Albemarle Christopher M.H. Shale, ten years his junior.
The Mapelli Mozzi family have several connections to the British aristocracy. Edo's cousin, Edward Ankarcrona, son of Countess Margaretha Mapelli Mozzi, married in 2006, Lady Lucinda Savile, a daughter of the Earl and Countess of Mexborough.
Although he enjoys the title of "Count" he is a British subject and technically cannot use a foreign title in this country. Foreign styles and titles were confined to those who received a Royal Warrant from King George V in 1932.
It is reported that Edo has a two-year-old son, Christopher Woolf "Wolfie", from a previous relationship.
She was born Judith Aileen Dyble, 13 February, 1949, a daughter of Albert Stephen Dyble [1914-78], by his wife the former Jessica Mary [Jessie] Collyer [1912-89]; married 1970, the DJ and music writer Simon Stable, whose real name was Simon Christian Michael de la Bédoyère [1939-94], a descendant of the Thorold baronets, the son of the writer Count Michael de la Bédoyère [1900-73], who edited the Catholic Herald for nearly 30 years. Her husband predeceased her in 1994. She is survived by their daughter, Stephanie Joanna de la Bédoyère [born 1980], and son Daniel Hugh G. de la Bédoyère [born 1977], who leads the Glastonbury morris dance troupe.
He was born James Brian Edward Hutton, 29 June, 1931, son of James and Mabel Hutton, of Belfast, and educated at Shrewsbury School and Balliol College, Oxford.
Career: Called to the Northern Ireland Bar, 1954; QC, Northern Ireland, 1970; Called to the English Bar, 1972; Junior Counsel to the Attorney General of Northern Ireland, 1969; Bencher, Inner Court of Northern Ireland, 1974; Legal Adviser to the Minister of Home Affairs, Northern Ireland, 1973; Senior Crown Counsel in Northern Ireland, 1973-79; Judge of the High Court of Justice, Northern Ireland, 1979-88; Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, 1988-97; Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 1997 -; Hon Bencher, Inner Temple, 1988; Member, Joint Law Enforcement Commission, 1974; Deputy Chairman Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland, 1985-88; Visitor, University of Ulster, 1999; Hon LLD, Queen's University Belfast, 1992, &c.
He was knighted in 1988 and Sworn of the Privy Council in that year. Created a Life Baron, in 1997, as Baron Hutton, of Bresagh in the County of Down.
Lord Hutton married firstly 1975, Mary Gillian Murland, who died in 2000; married secondly, 2001, Rosalind Ann [Lindy], widow of Christopher H. Nickols. He leaves two daughters from his first marriage, Louise and Helen.
Desmond Hind Garrett Rice was born 1 Dec, 1924, son of Arthur Garrett Rice by his wife the former Alice Constance Henman.
Career: Commissioned into The Queen Bay's, 1944; 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards ; First Commanding Officer, The Royal Yeomanry 1967-69; Colonel GS 4 Division, 1970-73; BGS [MO], Ministry of Defence, 1973-75; Director of Manning, Army 1977-78; Vice-Adjutant General, 1978-79; Colonel, 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards, 1980-86; Secretary, Central Chancery of Orders of Knighthood, 1980-89; an Extra Gentleman Usher to HM The Queen, 1989-; &c.
Appointed OBE , CBE , CVO , and KCVO .
He married in 1954, Denise Ann Ravenscroft, by whom he had one daughter.
He was born 23 September, 1926, the second son of Capt Robert Francis Hanbury [1883-1960], by his wife the former Margaret Lucy Scott, scion of the Scotts of Rotherfield.
He was educated at Eton, and served in the RASC 1945-48 Married 1966, Daphne G. Briggs, by whom he had issue, two daughters,  Anna Lucy Hanbury [born 1973], who married 26 Apr, 2003, Samuel Adrian Aubrey Sykes [born 24 April, 1974], son of Adrian William Guy Sykes, by his wife the former Hon Nicola Mary Caroline Buxton [born 7 July, 1947], daughter of the Baron Buxton of Alsa [1918-2009]; and  Lucy Emily Hanbury [born 1976], who married 2005, Timothy J Porritt.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Nicholas Palmer is a son of John Reginald David Palmer [born 1957], by his wife the former Lady Laura Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound [born 1956], daughter of the 6th Earl of Minto, OBE [1928-2005].
Alice Palmer is a daughter of John R. Brinkley [born 1951], by his wife the former Jennifer M [Jenny] Prest [born 1957].
Dr Elizabeth Mary Vallance was founder and chairman of , me too, since 1999. She was a lecturer in politics at Queen Mary College, later Queen Mary and Westfield College; Senior Lecturer, Reader in Government and Politics, 1968-85; Head, Department of Politics, 1985-88; Visiting Professor, 1990-96; Hon Fellow, 1997; Chairman, St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, 1993-1999; Director, HMV Group, 1990-97; Director, Norwich Union plc, 1995-2000; Director, Charter European Trust plc from 1998; PPP Healthcare Medical Trust, 1999; Chairman, NHS Advisory Committee on Distinction Awards, 2000; Chairman of Governors of James Allen's Girls' School, 1991-94; Chairman, Council of Institute of Education, University of London, 2000; Member of the Advisory Council, Citizenship Foundation, from 1988; FRSA, 1991; Member of the Council of Dulwich Picture Gallery Trust, 1995-2000; Member of the Council, RSA, 1997; Trustee, Royal Anniversary Trust, 1994; JP, Inner London, 1993, &c.
Her publications include: [ed] The State, Society, and self-destruction ; Women in the House ; [with Davies] Women in Europe, ; with Radice and Willis MP: the job of a Backbencher ; with Mahoney, Business Ethics in a New Europe .
Her husband was a former Chairman and Chief Executive of British Telecommunications and Vice-Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland.
She was born 8 April, 1945 as Elizabeth Mary MacGonnigal, daughter of William Henderson MacGonnigal [1916-2000], of Bearsden, Dunbartonshire, by his wife the former Hon Jean Brown Kirkwood [b 13 May, 1917, d 1991], daughter of the 1st Baron Kirkwood, PC, JP [1872-1955].
She married in 1967, the then Iain David Thomas Vallance, son of Edmund Thomas Vallance [1907-1999], by his wife the former Janet Wright Bell Ross Davidson [1908-1995]. Her husband, who was knighted in 1994, was created a life peer in 2004, as Baron Vallance of Tummel, of Tummel in Perth and Kinross.
She is survived by her husband and two children, Rachel and Edmund.
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Thomas Brooksbank is the younger brother of Mr Jack Brooksbank, husband of HRH Princess Eugenie of York, and was best man at the Royal wedding in October, 2018. He is the son of George Edward Hugh Brooksbank (born 8 February, 1949), of Battersea, London, by his wife the former Nicola Newton [born 1953], a descendant paternally of the Meyrick baronets, and maternally of the Houssemayne du Boulay landed gentry family.
Amy Brooksbank is a daughter of Timothy A.E. Rodgers, of Taunton, Somerset, by his wife the former Susan Shave.
The Brooksbanks are of Yorkshire landed gentry stock who received a baronetcy in 1919. Tom and his brother Jack are descended from a younger son of the 1st baronet, Sir Edward Brooksbank, who was chairman of Barkston Ash Conservative Association for over 40 years.
Sir Nicholas Brooksbank, the 3rd Baronet, 75, of Ryton Grange, near Malton, is married to the Hon Emma Wood, whose grandfather, the 1st Earl of Halifax, KG, was foreign secretary and a Viceroy of India.
Sir Nicholas's son, Charles Brooksbank, gave one of the readings at the wedding of cousin Jack and Princess Eugenie.
Lord Hay is the son and heir of the 24th Earl of Erroll (b 22 Apr, 1948), (Peerage of Scotland, cr 1452), Hereditary Lord High Constable of Scotland, of Woodbury Hall, Bedfordshire, by his wife the former Isabelle Jacqueline Laline Astell Hohler, of that landed gentry family.
Clementine Hay is the elder daughter of Professor Simon P.L. Travis, FRCP. of Knights' Spill, Oxfordshire, by his wife the former Pamela J. Evans.
Jack is the younger son of the Hon Robert James Orr-Ewing (b 1953), of Holland Park, London, by his wife the former Susannah Scott, daughter of Mark Bodley Scott.
Emma Orr-Ewing is the eldest daughter of Mr Christopher McDowell, of Berkhamsted, and Mrs Janey McDowell, of Henley-on-Thames.
Jack Orr-Ewing is a grandson of the Baron Orr-Ewing, OBE, life peer.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Prince Christian is the second son of Prince Ernst-August of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick [born 26 Feb, 1954], by his first wife the former Chantal Hochuli [born 2 June, 1955].
Prince Christian is a step-son of Princess Caroline of Monaco [born 23 Jan, 1957], his father's second wife.
The royal babies are latest descendants of Queen Victoria:
Queen Victoria [1819-1901]
Victoria, Princess Royal [1840-1901]
Wilhelm II, German Emperor [1859-1941]
Victoria Luise of Prussia [1892-1980]
Prince Ernst-August of Hanover [1914-87]
Prince Ernst-August of Hanover [b 1954]
Prince Christian of Hanover [b 1985]
Hanover Twins [born 2020]
Arthur Leigh-Pemberton is a grandson paternally of the life peer the Baron Kingsdown, KG [1927-2013], sometime Governor of the Bank of England.
May is a daughter of Ian Richard Peregrine Liddell-Grainger [b 23 Feb, 1959], Conservative MP for Bridgwater, by his wife the former Jill Nesbitt [b 9 March, 1956].
The infant is a great-grandson of David Ian Liddell-Grainger [1930-2007], by his 1st wife the former Anne Mary Sibylla Abel Smith [b 28 July, 1932], daughter of Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCVO [1900-93], by his wife the former Lady May Helen Emma Cambridge [1906-94], daughter of Maj-Gen The Earl of Athlone [1874-1957], by his wife HRH Princess Alice Mary Augusta Victoria Pauline of Albany [1883-1981], daughter of HRH The Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, KG [1853-84], son of HM Queen Victoria [1819-1901], &c.
He was born 24 Aug, 1954, son of Ralph Wilfrid Brocklebank [born 18 July, 1927], head of the landed family, by his wife the former Beryl Seabury, and was a grandson of Cdr Denis Royds Brocklebank [1898-1947], by his wife the former Kathleen Lindsay [1902-1986], scion of the Earls of Balcarres, and a granddaughter of the 6th Earl of Carrick [1851-1909], &c.
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Sir David was the founder and original proprietor of both Lomond Castle Hotel and Duck Bay Marina, at Alexandria, Loch Lomond.
David William Cargill McCowan was born 28 February, 1934, second son of Sir David James Cargill McCowan, 2nd Baronet [1897-1965], by his wife the former Muriel Emma Annie Willmott.
He succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his elder brother, Sir Hew Cargill McCowan [1930-98].
He was married for 55 years to the former Jean McGhee, by whom he had issue, a son, David [born 1975], and a daughter, Caroline [born 1966].
Sir David, who did not prove his succession to the baronetcy, is succeeded by his only son.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
His home was Glemham Hall, an Elizabethan stately home set in 300 acres of Suffolk countryside. The property came to him via his maternal family, the Cobbolds. He was a patron and former director of Ipswich Town Football Club.
He was born 27 December, 1943, as Philip Hope Johnstone, son of Major-General William August Ludwig Vernon Alexander Hope Johnstone [1914-93], by his wife the former Pamela Maud Cobbold [1920-1994], scion of that landed family, and a granddaughter of the 9th Duke of Devonshire.
He married firstly, 7 Dec 1968 [div 1984], Antonia Jay Hutton-Potts [born 9 January, 1948], daughter of Jack Hutton-Potts, of Mentmore, Buckinghamshire; married 2ndly, 21 Dec, 2002, Mrs Raewyn Margaret Hackett-Jones [1947-2016, nee Blanchfield].
He assumed by deed poll the surname of Hope-Cobbold in lieu of his patronymic, 1995. He leaves issue from his first marriage.
She was born in 1938, at Aldershot, daughter of Maj. John Hargreaves Elwes, MC [1906-1943], of the Scots, Guards, by his wife the former Isabel Pamela Ivy Beckwith [b 1908], and a granddaughter of Lady Muriel Beatrice Gordon-Lennox [1884-1969], and a great-granddaughter of the 7th Duke of Richmond [1845-1928].
Gillian's brother, Sir Henry Elwes, KCVO [born 1935], was Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire. She was also a sister of Edward Elwes.
The bride-to-be is a younger sister of Cecilia Mary Elizabeth Fitzalan Howard, Countess of Arundel & Surrey [born 1988], wife of the Duke of Norfolk's heir. She is a granddaughter paternally of Count Paul Edward Colacicchi.
Friday, July 10, 2020
The Countess of Westmeath, wife of the 13th Earl, died 5 July, 2020.
She was the former Susanna Margaret Leonard, daughter of James Charles Beresford Whyte Leonard [1905-2004], and his wife the former Barbara Helen Incledon-Webber [1906-89], scion of that landed gentry family of Buckland. She married 31 July, 1963, William Anthony Nugent [born 21 Nov, 1928], son of the 12th Earl of Westmeath [1880-1971], and his wife the former Doris Imlach [died 1968].
Her husband succeeded his father, 20 Nov, 1971, as 13th Earl of Westmeath.
She is survived by Lord Westmeath and their two sons.
Ossian Moncreiffe, of Easter Moncreiffe, Perthshire, is a grandson paternally of Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, 11th Baronet, CVO [1919-1985], the genealogist, by his first wife, Diana Denyse Hay, Countess of Erroll [1926-1978], 23rd holder of the peerage in her own right.
Ossian's uncle is the current 24th Earl of Erroll.
Yoyo Campbell is a freelance makeup artist based in London and Edinburgh. She trained at the prestigious Glauca Rossi School of Makeup at which honed her artistry skills and enabled her to work with leading industry professionals. Yoyo specialises in fashion and beauty editorial but is also experienced in runway and brand look books.
Charles Fraser, High Sheriff of West Sussex 2006-07, married firstly, in 1988, as her second husband, the Hon Lucy Pearson [born 11 Apr, 1954], daughter of the 3rd Viscount Cowdray [1910-1995].
Nathalie Mountain is a granddaughter of Sir Brian Mountain, 2nd Baronet [1899-1977].
Thursday, July 09, 2020
He was born 26 May, 1925, son of Sir Reginald Claud Rootes [1896-1977], one of the pioneers of motoring in Britain Chairman of Rootes Motors, by his wife the former Ruth Joyce Bensted. Sir Reginald gained his knighthood for his work in World War II, when the Rootes brothers converted their plants to aircraft production. His brother William become a peer in 1959, as the Baron Rootes. In 1945‐46 Sir Reginald was president of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and, after his brother's death in 1964, he succeeded as chairman of the Rootes Group.
Nigel is a son of Derek Armstrong Pattinson [1918-1991], by his wife the former Eileen Veronica Harrison [1931-2000], and Natasha is a daughter of Colonel Patrick Covernton, of that landed gentry family, by his wife the former Ulrica Sarah Cave-Browne [born 1946], scion of the Cave-Browne-Cave baronets.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
Selina Galbraith is a great-granddaughter of the 1st Baron Strathclyde [1891-1985].
Tom Finley is a descendant of the 1st Baron Manton.
He was born in 1946, son of Robert Charles Aikenhead, by his wife the former Mary Rayland Gibb; married 1stly, 1969, Penelope Susan Hall; married 2ndly, 2010, to the Rev. Mary Cantacuzène-Speransky [née Mason], of Peartree Barn, Mount Bures, Suffolk.
He leaves issue, two sons,  Nicholas, married to Melissa Elwes [born 1973], scion of that landed gentry family, by whom he has issue and  Philip, married to Emma Day, with issue.
Sunday, July 05, 2020
She was born 5 January, 1929, eldest of the three daughters of the Hon Sir Bede Edmund Hugh Clifford, GCMG, CB, MVO [1890-1969], by his wife the former Alice Devin Gundry.
She married 5 Aug, 1952 [divorced 1985], the then Hon John Julius Cooper [born 15 Sept, 1929], the writer and broadcaster as John Julius Norwich, son and heir of the 1st Viscount Norwich, GCMG, DSO, PC [1890-1954], by his wife the former Lady Diana Olivia Winifred Maud Manners [1892-1986], popularly known as 'Lady Diana Cooper' the great beauty, often photographed by Beaton, &c. Lady Diana, officially a daughter of the 8th Duke of Rutland, was actally daughter of Harry Cust.
Her husband succeeded his father, 1 January, 1954, as 2nd Viscount Norwich, and he died 1 June, 2018.
Anne Norwich leaves a son, Jason Charles Duff Bede Cooper, 3rd Viscount Norwich [born 27 Oct, 1959], and a daughter the Hon Artemis Clare Antonia Opportune Cooper, FRSL, writer, who was born 22 Apr, 1953, wife of Sir Antony Beevor, FRSL [born 14 Dec, 1946], the military historian.
Tom is a son of Colonel David Brown, of Pen Selwood, Somerset. His wife is a daughter of the Hon Andrew John Colville [born 1953], by his wife the former Elaine Genevieve Davy.
The infant is a great-grandson of the 2nd Baron Clydesmuir, KT, CB, MBE, TD [1917-96].
She was born in 1930, the second daughter of Sir John Edmund Ritchie Findlay, 2nd Baronet [1902-79], by his first wife the former Margaret Jean Graham.
She married 12 Sept, 1953, Capt John Myles [Robin] Brockbank, MC [died 2006], late the 12th Lancers, only son of Colonel John Graham Brockbank, CBE, DSO, scion of that landed gentry family, by whom she had issue.
She leaves issue,  Henry John Findlay [born 1954], who married 1984, Serena Macdonald-Buchanan, scion of that landed family and descended from the Barons Woolavington [Ext],  Myles Robin [born 1958],  Anthony Lionel [born 1960],  Harriet Jane [born 1954], wife of Michael McCalmont, of that landed family, &c.
Saturday, July 04, 2020
Henry Micklem is a grandson of David Robert Micklem, who married 14 Apr, 1956, Sarah Caroline Georgiana Milburn [born 11 Apr, 1935], scion of the Milburn baronets, daughter of Archibald William Milburn [1887-1965], by his wife the former Eleanor Lilias Tufnell [1898-1983], scion of that landed gentry family.
Maximilian Byng is a son of Francis John Stuart Byng [b 19 Feb, 1956], by his wife the former Caroline Margaret Stevenson, and is a grandson of Leonard Harold Robert Byng [1920-74], by his wife the former Lady Mary Anne Stuart [born 23 June, 1926], daughter of the 18th Earl of Moray [1892-1943]/
Thursday, July 02, 2020
He was born 27 Dec, 1916, the only son of James George Dawson Mure [1883-1966], a descendant of the Earls of Portarlington, by his wife the former Muriel Decima Hone, CVO [died 29 January, 1965], Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone.
He married 8 May, 1968, Bridget Alice [1931-2016], widow of Maj Peter Amyand Brenton Wickham [died 1967], late the Royal Horse Artillery, and daughter of Sir William Philip Colfox, 1st Baronet [1888-1966] by his wife the former Mary Frances Symes-Bullen [d 1973].
Tallulah [or Tallula?]'s mother, Lucy Macfarlane married James Barrow in 1979. The marriage ended in divorce. She married secondly, in 2008 [div 2018], as his third wife Robin Charles Smith-Ryland [born 19 Oct, 1953], scion of that landed family, and nephew of the 3rd Baron Cranworth [born 24 May, 1940].
He was born 7 Oct, 1946, son of Lt.-Cdr. David Keith Seth-Smith, RN.
He Married firstly, 8 June, 1968 [div. 1977], the Lady Jane Annabelle Howard [born 28 Feb, 1947], daughter of the 12th Earl of Carlisle [1923-94], of Naworth Castle, Brampton, Cumbria, by his wife the former Hon Ela Hilda Aline Beaumont [1925-2002].
He married secondly, in 1978 [Div ?], the Hon Moana Elizabeth Jean McGowan [born 30 May, 1948], daughter of the 2nd Baron McGowan [1906-86], by his wife the former Bessie Carmen Cory [1914-96].
Mr Seth-Smith leaves a daughter from his first marriage, Gemma Bridget Annabel Seth-Smith [born 1972], and two sons from his second marriage, Edward [born 1979], and William [born 1985].
He leaves a partner, Bernadette.
Sieff was a motor racing driver, 1959 and 1960, World Sportscar Championship Team Lotus Engineering, [1960 Le Mans 24 hrs], amd sometime owner of Cooper Cars, &c.
He was born 21 Dec, 1933, son of the Hon Michael David Sieff, CBE [1911-87], by his 1st wife the former Daphne Madge Kerin Michael [later wife of Sir Michael Hadow, KCMG], and was a grandson of Israel Moses Sieff, the life peer as Baron Sieff [1889-1972], by his wife the former Rebecca Doro Marks [died 1966], daughter of Michael Marks [1863-1907].
Jonathan Sieff married three times, firstly, 26 May, 1959 [div 1966], Nicole Moschietto; married 2ndly, 6 Apr, 1966 [div 19---], Angela Pringle, daughter of Brig. Douglas Pringle; married 3rdly, 1986, Candy Seymour-Smith, who survives him.
His first wife, Nicole, following her divorce, was a lover of Prince William of Gloucester, a cousin of the Queen, who was killed in a flying accident in 1972.
Jonathan Sieff leaves 2 sons from his first marriage, Mark [born 1959], and Patrick [born 1963], and a daughter from his second marriage, Rebecca Verassana Sieff [born 1967], who married 9 June, 2001, the Hon Simon Bartholemew Geoffrey Howard [b 26 Jan, 1956], of Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, third son of the Baron Howard of Henderskelfe [1920-84], by his wife the former Lady Cecilia Blanche Genevieve FitzRoy [1922-74], scion of the Dukes of Grafton.
Daniel is a son of Mr & Mrs Stephen Maguire, of Inverleith, Edinburgh. Isabella is the middle daughter of Sir Hugh Francis Blackett, 12th Baronet [born 11 Feb, 1955], of Halton Castle, Corbridge, Northumberland, by his wife the former Anna M. Coldwell.
Lawrence is a son of Mr Gordon Montgomery, of Bristol, and Mrs Michelle Montgomery, of Notgrove, Gloucestershire.
Kate Montgomery is descended from the Barons Rossmore, daughter of Richard Christopher Miles [born 1955], of Jersey, Channel Islands, by his wife the former Sarah Dawson.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
James Higgins is son of Andrew Richard Higgins [born 1954], descended from the Wodehouse baronets [now Earls of Kimberley].
Elizabeth Spooner is a direct descendant of the 1st Viscount Boyne.
In the early 1980s, his was one of the best known faces in the country. But he was entirely unmoved by his fame – inadvertently achieved because a photo of him appeared on the cover of the Sloane Ranger Handbook, alongside that of the Princess of Wales. The book, anatomising the ‘Sloane’ upper middle classes, became a bestseller.
He was born 25 February, 1946, son of Richard Bramley, by his wife the former Joyce Dempster; and married 1988, Celestine Victoria Bridgeman [born 5 March, 1966], scion of the Earls of Bradford, descended from the 2nd Earl, daughter of Richard Lynedoch Orlando Bridgeman [1931-1982], by his wife the former Romayne Georgette Ord Capper [died 1985], by whom he had issue, a son, Edward Orlando, born 28 July, 1995, and a daughter, Cressida Romayne, born 1994.
Arthur, who runs a Wiltshire cheese farm, is a son of the Hon Erskine Stuart Richard Guinness [born 1953], of Fosbury, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Louise Mary Elizabeth Dillon-Malone, and is a grandson of the 2nd Baron Moyne.
Hannah Guinness is a fashion designer, who founded Kate Moss’s favourite faux fur label, Shrimps.
She is a daughter of film director, Paul Weiland, OBE [born 1953], of Bradford on Avon, by his wife, the former Caroline Ames.
He was born 31 August, 1931, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Edward Salvin Bowlby, MC [1904-1983], by his first wife the former Joan Catherine Trotter [1903-58], scion of that landed gentry family, of Mortonhall.
He married 23 September, 1961, Sara Norina Marie Stewart-Clark [born 25 Apr, 1932], daughter of Sir Stewart Stewart-Clark, 2nd Baronet [1904-71], by his wife the former Jane Pamela Clarke [1903-1993], and by her had two sons, Anthony and Michael, and a daughter, Karina-Jane. The elder son, Anthony Adrian Francis Salvin Bowlby, born 18 July, 1962, succeeds as head of the family.
She was born 3 July, 1919, as Margaret Christina Graham, daughter of Capt Lord Alastair Mungo Graham, RN [1886-1976], by his fist wife the former Lady Meriel Elizabeth Bathurst [died 1936], daughter of the 7th Earl Bathurst [1864-1943].
Margaret was a granddaughter paternally of the 5th Duke of Montrose, KT [1852-1925].
She married 18 June, 1960, Thomas Colin Ernest Campbell-Preston, MC, TD [1918-99], scion of that landed gentry family, son of Col Robert William Pigott Clarke Campbell-Preston, by his wife the former Mary Augusta Margaret Nicol Thorne.
Mrs Campbell-Preston leaves an adopted son, Patrick [born 1964].
Rachel Bailey is a daughter of James Daryl Hambro [born 1943], by his wife the former Diana M. Cherry.
Hugo Cordle is descended from the Barons Bethell. His grandfather, the late John Howard Cordle [1912-2004], sometime MP for Bournemouth East and Christchurch, married Venetia Maynard, descended from the Viscounts Powerscourt.
Hugo's aunt, the former Marina Cordle [born 6 May, 1960], is Viscountess Cowdray, wife of the 4th Viscount [born 17 June, 1944].
Maddie Chesterton, is owner and founder of luxury fashion and lifestyle boutique, Baar & Bass.
Richard Villiers is a son of Lieutenant-Colonel Timothy Charles Villiers [born 1943], by his wife the former Maureen McCahearty [born c 1943].