Friday, April 23, 2021

Colonel Martin William Frederick Maxse, LVO 1935-2021

 _.Colonel Martin William Frederick Maxse, LVO, of the Coldstream Guards, who died 20 April, 2021, aged  86, was a descendant of the Wyndham Barons Leconfield.

He was born 5 January, 1935, son of Major John Herbert Maxse [1901-78], of the Coldstream Guards, and his wife the former Dorinda Mary Thorne.

He had an elder brother Anthony [Tony] Maxse [1932-2019], also of the Coldstream Guards, and a younger brother, Christopher [born 1942].

He married 19 September, 1959, Penelope Anne Chichester [who died 6 Nov, 2018], scion of the Chichester landed gentry family, by whom he had issue, two sons, Charles [born 1962], Edward [1969-2007], and a daughter, Clare [born 1960], wife of Capt Michael Patrick Campbell-Lamerton, Scots Guards.

He served as a Deputy Lieutenant of Devon, and was appointed LVO in 1997.

Henry Wyndham, 2nd Baron Leconfield [1830-1901] > Hon Mary Caroline Wyndham [1870-1944] > Maj John Maxse [1901-78] > Colonel Martin Maxse [1935-2021]


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