_.Lavender, Lady Maitland, who died at her home in Forfar, 6 May, 2021, aged 93, was the widow of Major Sir Alexander Keith Maitland, 8th Baronet [1920-63].
She was born in 1927, the former Lavender Mary Jex Jackson, daughter of Francis William Jex Jackson, and his wife the former Mary Minchin, and married 17 March, 1951, Alexander Keith [Sandy] Maitland, son and heir of Lt-Col Sir George Maitland, 7th Baronet [1882-1960], and his wife the former Jean Hamilton Findlay [died 1982]. Her husband succeeded his father in the baronetcy, 1 Nov, 1960, and died 18 July, 1963, aged 42.
Lady Maitland is survived by a daughter, Janey Haig [born 1963], and was predeceased by three sons, Sir Richard Maitland, 9th Bt [1952-94], Robert [Robin] Maitland, and Lucy Maitland [1961-62].
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