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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Gillian Muriel Elwes 1938-2020

_. Miss Gillian Muriel Elwes, who died 5 July, 2020, in Victoria, Australia, aged 82, was a scion of that landed family and a great-granddaughter of the 7th Duke of Richmond & Gordon.

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.

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