Thursday, February 18, 2021

Smyly/Weulen Kranenberg engagement

  _.The engagement was announced 18 February, 2021, between Hugo Richard Seymour Smyly [born 15 June, 1990], descended from the Barons Buckland, eldest son of Captain [Richard] Mark Smyly [born 1943], of the 16th/5th Queen's Royal Lancers, of Kingston Lisle, Oxfordshire, and the Hon Harriet Lucy Smyly [nee Beckett, born 18 February, 1961], of East Garston, Berkshire, and Sanderijn M. Wuelen Kranenberg, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ruurd Weulen Kranenberg, of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Hugo Smyly is a grandson paternally of Col. Dennis Douglas Pilkington Smyly, DSO, of the 16th/5th Queen's Royal Lancers, who married  1939, the Hon Dorothy Margaret Berry, one of the five daughter of the 1st Baron Buckland [1877-1928]. 

Hugo Smyly is a grandson maternally of Brigadier the 4th Baron Grimthorpe [1915-2003], of Westow Hall, York, and his wife the former Lady Elizabeth Lumley, DCVO [1925-2020], sometime Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, daughter of the 11th Earl of Scarbrough, KG [1896-1969].



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