Monday, November 02, 2020

Colonel Brian Gustavus Hamilton-Russell 1940-2020

 _. Colonel Brian Gustavus Hamilton-Russell, late the 17th/21st Lancers, scion of the Viscounts Boyne, died 20 October, 2020, aged 80.

He was born 8 May, 1940, son of Brigadier the Hon Richard Gustavus Hamilton-Russell [1909-1999], and his wife the former Hon Pamela Penelope Cayzer [1912-1987], scion of the Barons Rotherwick.

He was a grandson paternally of the 9th Viscount Boyne [1864-1942], and his wife the former Lady Margaret Selina Lascelles [1883-1978], daughter of the 5th Earl of Harewood [1846-1929]. He was a grandson maternally of the 1st Baron Rotherwick [1881-1958].

He married firstly, 17 Oct, 1967, Lea Wild [born 8 Oct, 1945], daughter of Col. Henry Nöel Havelock Wild, OBE, late the 11th Hussars, by his wife the former Violet Nina Selby-Lowdnes, scion of that landed gentry family; married 2ndly, in 1982, Mrs Sarah Julianne [Sally] Colebrook-Robjent [died 2019], daughter of Reginald Waugh Harris [1907-87], & his wife the former Grace Susan Williamson [1905-79].

Colonel Hamilton-Russell leaves a son, Henry [born 28 Feb, 1969], and a daughter, Victoria [born 9 March, 1976], wife of Lorne Baring, scion of the Baring baronets.


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