Monday, January 11, 2021

Samuel/Milborne Swinnerton Pilkington engagement

 __.The engagement was announced 11 January, 2021, between Richard Samuel, younger son of the late Dr Roger Samuel and Mrs Samuel, of Epsom, Surrey, and Mrs Katya Teresa Milborne-Swinnerton-Pilkington (nee Clemence, born 1971), former wife of Richard Milborne Swinnerton Pilkington (b 4 Sept 1964), scion of the baronets of that name (Bt, NS, cr 1635), and daughter of Terence J. Clemence (b 1939), of London, SWI, by his wife the former Patricia Kirby.

Katya Pilkington's sisters are Claudia, the Viscountess Rothermere, wife of the 4th Viscount, and Sarah, Lady Thatcher, second wife of Sir Mark Thatcher, 2nd Baronet [and former wife of Lord Francis Russell, scion of the Dukes of Bedford]. Katya's former husband is the son and heir of Sir Thomas Milborne-Swinnerton-Pilkington, 14th Baronet.

Katya's aunt was the British songstress Kathy Kirby (1938-2011). Katya's first marriage to Richard Pilkington took place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, followed by a reception for 500 at Claridge's.


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