Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Elizabeth Anne Minoprio [nee Hopkinson] 1936-2021

 _. [Elizabeth] Anne Minoprio, who died 11 January, 2021, aged 84, was the widow of Michael Minoprio, scion of that landed gentry family.

She was born 7 July, 1936, a scion of the Hopkinson landed family, of Netherton Hall, daughter of Francis Archibald Hopkinson [1904-94], of Dundas Farm, Elmstead, Ashford, Kent, by his wife the former Ursula Joan Jones [1914-76], and was a niece of the 1st Baron Colyton [1902-96]. 

She married firstly, 27 July, 1955 [div 1968] David Charles Watney [born 5 Feb, 1932], late the 12th Royal Lancers, second son of Charles Norman Watney, CIE [1868-1956], and his wife Ada Winifred Crew [died 1953], by whom she had two daughters, [Anne] Louise [b 10 March, 195], and Caroline Teresa [born 22 July, 1958]; married 2ndly, in 1968, as his second wife, Capt. Michael Raymond Minoprio [1927-2015], scion of that landed gentry family, of Haulfryn, 5th son of Frank Charles Minoprio [1870-1951], of Broadlands, Ascot, Berkshire, and his second wife the former Rachel Helen Mann.


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