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Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Marie Antoinette [Mariette] Hall 1932-2020

 _. Marie Antoinette [Mariette] Hall [nee Hornby], who died 30 August, 2020, aged 87, was a scion of the Hornby landed family, of Pusey House, Faringdon, Berkshire.

She was born 9 November, 1932, the only child of Sir Roger Antony Hornby [1904-87], stockbroker, of Radnor Place, W2, by his 1st wife the Lady Veronica Brenda Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood [1910-71], daughter of the 3rd Marquess of Dufferin & Ava [1875-1930].

She married 24 February, 1954, Colonel Thomas Armitage Hall, CVO, OBE [born 1928], of Chiselhampton House, Stadhampton, co Oxford, son of Athelstan Argyle Hall [1895-1963], of Cricket St Thomas House, Chard, Somerset, by his wife the former Nancy Armitage Dyson [1901-86], and by him had issue, two sons, Edward and John, and four daughters, Jane, Annabel, Lucy and Catherine.

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