Friday, June 25, 2021

Capt Charles St John Graham Moncrieff 1931-2021

Capt. Charles John Graham Moncrieff, who died 19 June, 2021, aged 90, was a scion of that Scots landed gentry family.

He was born 11 January, 1931, the second son of Lt-Col Douglas Graham Moncrieff of Kinmonth [1893-1983], and his wife the former Henrietta Doreen St John [1900-87], scion of the Viscounts Bolingbrooke & St John.

He was educated at Eton and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Scots Guards.

He married 15 June, 1957, Joanna Dava Peto [1938-2005], scion of the Peto baronets, second daughter of Maj Basil Arthur John Peto [1900-54], and his wife the former Patricia Geraldine Browne [died 2011], by whom he had issue, a son, Alexander Charles Graham Moncrieff [born 12 Sept, 1967], and daughters, Charlotte Henrietta [born 26 Apr, 1959], Miranda Caroline [born 24 Feb 1961], and Rosanna Claire [born 23 Apr, 1965].

Charles Moncrieff's middle daughter, Miranda, is Baroness Ashburton, wife of the Baring heir the 8th Baron Ashburton.


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