Monday, August 31, 2020

McCorquodale/Russell engagement

 _, The engagement was announced 29 August, 2020, between Malcolm George McCorquodale [born 1989], scion of that landed gentry family, son of Hamish Norman McCorquodale [born 6 Feb, 1945], of Hethe, Oxfordshire, by his wife the former Mary Anne Cookson [born 1952], scion of the Cookson landed gentry family, and Flora E.Q. Russell, daughter of Brigadier and Mrs Bruce Russell, of Stobo, Peebleshire.

Malcolm McCorquodale descends from the Barons Luke on his paternal side, and via that family the Barons St John of Bletso. Prominent McCorquodale kin include Mary Pamela McCorquodale [born 31 May, 1932], wife of the 17th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne, a cousin of HM The Queen, and Neil Edmund McCorquodale [born 1951], husband of Lady Sarah Spencer, sister of Diana, Princess of Wales.


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