Thursday, January 28, 2021

Jonathan Yorke Scarlett 1939-2021

 _. Jonathan Yorke Scarlett, who died 13 January, 2021, aged 82, was head of that landed gentry family, Rudhall House, Ross-on-Wye; born 8 January, 1939, the only son of Sir Peter William Shelley Yorke Scarlett, KCMG, KCVO [1905-87], sometime ambassador to Norway, and the Holy See, by his wife Elisabeth, the eldest surviving daughter of Maj Sir John Dearman Birchall, MP. 

He succeeded his father as head of the landed gentry family, 28 Dec, 1987. He married in 1969, Georgina Hay, by whom he had issue, a daughter, Katherine Jessica [Kate], born in 1971, and a son, Alexander Frederick Yorke, who was born in 1975, who now succeeds as heaed of the family.


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