Saturday, July 25, 2020

Brita Yvonne Elmes 1924 - 2020

_. Brita Yvonne Elmes [nee Cederström], who died 23 July, 2020, aged 95, was the daughter of a Swedish Baron and mother of Lord Politimore.

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.


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